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Minnesota Senate Bill Author

2019 - 2020
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE 91st LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2019 - 2020

Hawj
Chief Author List
Tuesday, March 31, 2020


SF 372 Hawj; Simonson; Isaacson; Champion
HF 1655 Gomez
Revisor No.: 19-1882
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Natural resources department staff inclusion of members of communities traditionally underrepresented appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019137Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 373 Hawj; Newton; Bigham; Simonson; Isaacson
Revisor No.: 19-1949
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Civics class for high school graduation requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019138Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 375 Hawj; Bigham; Eaton; Simonson; Isaacson
HF 241 Xiong, T.
Revisor No.: 19-1947
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: State general tax refund for certain businesses establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019138Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Taxes


SF 376 Hawj; Pappas; Marty
HF 2727 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-1909
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul citizen patrol stewards development appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019138Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 377 Hawj; Eaton; Simonson; Champion
Revisor No.: 19-1948
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Number of voters an individual may assist in marking a ballot modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019138Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 387 Hawj; Bigham; Eaton; Simonson; Isaacson
HF 471 Hassan
Revisor No.: 19-1796
Topic: Elections
Short Description: School credit for trainee election judge service authorization; bilingual high school students recruitment requirement; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2019140Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 552 Hawj; Bigham; Klein; Cohen
HF 946 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-1795
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: East St. Paul community small business development grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019182Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 559 Hawj; Hayden; Eichorn
HF 139 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-1480
Topic: Emergency and 911 Services (EMS)
Short Description: Emergency medical services (EMT) culturally specific training appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019183Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 586 Hawj
HF 94 Vang
Revisor No.: 19-2111
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Number of voters an individual may assist in marking a ballot modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/28/2019188Introduction and first reading 
01/28/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 725 Hawj; Laine; Wiger
HF 529 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-0539
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Ramsey county regional railroad authority east metro rail corridor appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/31/2019222Introduction and first reading 
01/31/2019Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 864 Hawj; Eaton; Marty
HF 978 Gomez
Revisor No.: 19-3047
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: State procurement executive salary preference provision
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019280Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 868 Hawj; Ingebrigtsen; Dziedzic
HF 133 Becker-Finn
Revisor No.: 19-1569
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: No child left inside grant program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019280Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See First Special Session 2019, SF7, Art. 3, Sec. 23


SF 874 Hawj; Klein; Bigham
HF 305 Becker-Finn
Revisor No.: 19-2509
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: White-tailed deer possession moratorium establishment; white-tailed deer buyout program creation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019281Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy


SF 926 Hawj; Cohen; Anderson, B.; Pappas; Senjem
HF 231 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-2205
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Minnesota Humanities Center asset preservation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/07/2019290Introduction and first reading 
02/07/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1359 Hawj; Isaacson; Bigham; Tomassoni; Klein
HF 553 Becker-Finn
Revisor No.: 19-2615
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farmed cervidae regulatory duties and powers transfer to department of natural resources (DNR)
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019423Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy


SF 1360 Hawj; Isaacson; Dziedzic; Klein
HF 1293 Hansen
Revisor No.: 19-3306
Topic: Fertilizers and Pesticides
Short Description: Corn or soybean seed coated or treated with a neonicotinoid pesticide additional label statement requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/18/2019423Introduction and first reading 
02/18/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
03/16/20205518Author added Klein


SF 1475 Hawj; Marty; Newton
HF 1175 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-3445
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Minnesota Humanities Center DIAL Group grant for Hmong culture celebration appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019467Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1476 Hawj; Hoffman; Abeler; Newton; Marty
HF 1176 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-3373
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul TAP mental health program in disability communities grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019467Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
02/27/20205046Author added Marty


SF 1477 Hawj; Laine; Anderson, P.; Newton; Little
HF 1313 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-3628
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Minnesota China Friendship Garden in Phalen Park construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019467Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1478 Hawj; Tomassoni; Pappas; Newton; Champion
HF 1350 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-3627
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul east side freedom library renovation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019467Introduction and first reading 
02/21/2019Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1752 Hawj; Dibble; Abeler; Dziedzic; Hoffman
HF 2343 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-3896
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: St. Paul TAP (Tap All Possibilities) program to address mental health in disability communities appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2019546Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 1754 Hawj; Senjem; Laine; Miller; Carlson
HF 1611 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-3624
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese friendship garden grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2019546Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1755 Hawj; Laine; Senjem; Miller; Carlson
HF 1613 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-3625
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese friendship garden grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2019546Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See First Special Session 2019, SF3, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 6, Clause (k)


SF 1756 Hawj; Senjem; Laine; Miller; Carlson
HF 1612 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-3626
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese garden grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2019546Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See First Special Session 2019, SF3, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 6, Clause (k)


SF 1790 Hawj; Lang; Rarick; Hayden
HF 1803 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-3453
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Latino Communities United in Service (CLUES) appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2019552Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1964 Hawj; Marty; Pappas; Kent; Cohen
HF 2315 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 19-3772
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Asian Economic Development Association east metropolitan area technology center appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2019625Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2019Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2315 Hawj; Cwodzinski; Hall; Miller; Pappas
HF 1823 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-3987
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Hmong Museum grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019775Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2325 Hawj; Cwodzinski; Dziedzic
HF 2116 Noor
Revisor No.: 19-4318
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Somali Museum of Minnesota appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019777Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/14/2019979Author added Dziedzic


SF 2326 Hawj; Weber; Eken; Ingebrigtsen; Hoffman
HF 2573 Hansen
Revisor No.: 19-3849
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Ethnic minority and immigrant farmer outreach coordinator appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2019777Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
03/14/2019932Author added Hoffman


SF 2495 Hawj; Hoffman; Latz; Abeler; Dziedzic
HF 739 Mariani
Revisor No.: 19-2778
Topic: Courts
Short Description: Postconviction relief petition hearings procedures modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/2019928Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/04/20205238Chief author stricken, shown as co-author Hoffman
03/04/2020Chief author added Hawj


SF 2656 Hawj; Abeler; Hoffman; Newton; Pappas
HF 2114 Moran
Revisor No.: 19-4328
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Face to Face Health Counseling Service, Inc. grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/20191259Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2673 Hawj; Dziedzic
HF 2649 Pinto
Revisor No.: 19-4679
Topic: Minorities and Protected Groups
Short Description: African American Youth Access and African Immigrant Family Outreach programs grant establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/20191262Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2705 Hawj; Clausen; Abeler; Hoffman; Relph
HF 4394 Huot
Revisor No.: 19-3658
Topic: Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Short Description: Nonprofit organizations healthy living initiatives education, guidance, and assistance grants appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/27/20191392Introduction and first reading 
03/27/2019Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2742 Hawj
HF 2699 Vang
Revisor No.: 19-4773
Topic: Legislature
Short Description: Legislature translation services to individuals who are members of a language minority requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/01/20191518Introduction and first reading 
04/01/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2748 Hawj; Nelson; Sparks; Simonson; Westrom
Revisor No.: 19-4870
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution calling for an end to the cold genocide and forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/01/20191519Introduction and first reading 
04/01/2019Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2808 Hawj
HF 2391 Gomez
Revisor No.: 19-1377
Topic: Legislature
Short Description: Former legislators and legislative employees lobbying activities prohibition upon leaving legislative office or separation from employment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/08/20192249Introduction and first reading 
04/08/2019Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2853 Hawj; Isaacson
HF 2830 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 19-4969
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Minneapolis affordable housing project appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/29/20193943Introduction and first reading 
04/29/2019Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 3501 Hawj; Bigham; Eaton; Wiger; Kent
HF 3235 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 20-6754
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Deer testing for polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204881Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 3527 Hawj; Ingebrigtsen; Bigham; Frentz; Eaton
HF 3221 Becker-Finn
Revisor No.: 20-6794
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: No child left inside grant program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204885Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 3552 Hawj; Torres Ray; Dziedzic; Pappas; Bigham
HF 3183 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 20-6466
Topic: Human Rights and Human Rights Department
Short Description: National origin discrimination provisions explanation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204890Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 3553 Hawj; Bigham; Eaton; Cwodzinski; Pratt
HF 3394 Her
Revisor No.: 20-6304
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Nontoxic ammunition use in special hunts and certain events requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/24/20204890Introduction and first reading 
02/24/2020Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 3676 Hawj; Chamberlain; Champion; Laine; Pappas
HF 4235 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 20-5435
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Metropolitan State University New Main Hall bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/20205025Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3838 Hawj
HF 2973 Becker-Finn
Revisor No.: 20-6461
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Animal health board modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/20205118Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2020Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy


SF 4087 Hawj; Abeler; Pappas; Relph; Latz
HF 3975 Mariani
Revisor No.: 20-7687
Topic: Courts
Short Description: Postconviction relief petition court hearing provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20205266Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2020Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 4089 Hawj; Chamberlain; Bigham
Revisor No.: 20-7307
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Metropolitan State University New Main Hall for cybersecurity program bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20205266Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4090 Hawj; Eaton; Wiger; Champion; Bigham
HF 3734 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 20-7264
Topic: Consumer Protection
Short Description: Debt collectors to provide information in preferred language of the debtor requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20205266Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2020Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 4181 Hawj; Rarick; Dibble
HF 3702 Hornstein
Revisor No.: 20-6809
Topic: Environment
Short Description: Construction material used in state buildings environmental impact study requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20205349Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2020Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 4256 Hawj; Eaton; Clausen; Eken; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 20-7926
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Gifted and talented programs funding and provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/20205408Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2020Referred to E-12 Finance and Policy


SF 4327 Hawj; Bigham; Hoffman; Abeler; Torres Ray
HF 4296 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 20-7668
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Emerging small business development competitive grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20205505Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2020Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 4328 Hawj; Bigham; Isaacson
HF 4393 Kunesh-Podein
Revisor No.: 20-7988
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Wakan Tipi Center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20205505Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4366 Hawj; Torres Ray; Pappas; Eaton; Franzen
HF 4282 Xiong, J.
Revisor No.: 20-7815
Topic: Immigrants and Aliens
Short Description: Statutory language change from the term nonresident alien to the term undocumented immigrant requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20205511Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2020Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 4448 Hawj; Bigham
Revisor No.: 20-8186
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Highwood Hills soccer field bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20205591Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2020Referred to Capital Investment


SR 28 Hawj
Revisor No.: 19-0105
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Colonel TouLong Yang on his service in the Secret War in Laos during the Vietnam War
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/10/201964Introduction 
01/10/201964Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 29 Hawj
Revisor No.: 19-0234
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Dr. Yang Dao's 75th birthday
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/10/201964Introduction 
01/10/201964Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 63 Hawj
Revisor No.: 19-3586
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the life and service of Youa Toua Her
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019493Introduction 
02/21/2019493Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 64 Hawj
Revisor No.: 19-3635
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the life and service of Eng Lia Her
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/21/2019493Introduction 
02/21/2019493Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 126 Hawj
Revisor No.: 19-5236
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution reaffirming 40 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and the People's Republic of China
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/20204727Introduction 
02/11/20204727Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 140 Hawj
Revisor No.: 20-5597
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing the work of Andrew Ying Her
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/20204729Introduction 
02/11/20204729Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 141 Hawj
Revisor No.: 20-5596
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the service of Txhiaj Looj Wilson Her
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/20204729Introduction 
02/11/20204729Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 145 Hawj
Revisor No.: 20-5846
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the Hmong Association of Canada on their 40th Anniversary and Hmong New Year celebration
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/20204730Introduction 
02/11/20204730Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 146 Hawj
Revisor No.: 20-5856
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the life of Txoos Veej Hawj
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/20204730Introduction 
02/11/20204730Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 154 Hawj
Revisor No.: 20-5893
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Chong Lee Herr
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/11/20204731Introduction 
02/11/20204731Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 205 Hawj
Revisor No.: 20-6099
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the service of Chong Neng Her
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/20205048Introduction 
02/27/20205048Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 206 Hawj
Revisor No.: 20-7052
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the service of Jou Chue Her
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/20205048Introduction 
02/27/20205048Referred to Rules and Administration