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State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 18, 2021
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The bills listed on today's introduction calendar are given their first reading and referred as indicated.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2156: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring submission of a decommissioning and demolition plan for a scheduled retirement of an electric generation facility.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2157: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for site preparation for redevelopment of the Allen S. King power plant site in the city of Oak Park Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2158: A bill for an act relating to human services; establish licensing standards for alternative adult day services; establishing rates for alternative adult day services; extending the waiver allowing remote delivery of adult day services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 245A.02, subdivisions 2a, 10; 256B.0913, subdivision 5; 256B.0922, subdivision 1; 256B.4914, subdivisions 3, 5, 7; 256S.12, subdivision 1; 256S.215, by adding subdivisions; Laws 2020, First Special Session chapter 7, section 1, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Licensing Policy.
Senator Kunesh introduced--
S.F. No. 2159: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for ranked-choice voting in elections for federal and state offices; authorizing jurisdictions to adopt ranked-choice voting for local offices; establishing procedures for adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting; allowing municipalities to use electronic voting systems with a reallocation feature; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 204B.27, by adding a subdivision; 204B.34, subdivision 1; 204B.35, subdivision 1; 204C.19, by adding a subdivision; 204C.21, by adding a subdivision; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.32, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.08, subdivisions 4, 5; 204D.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.11, subdivision 1; 205.13, subdivision 2; 206.58, subdivision 1; 206.83; 206.89, subdivisions 2, 3; 207A.12; 208.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204E.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2160: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; clarifying treatment of section 179 expensing conformity.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2161: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending the requirements for detour designations; establishing an appeals process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 161.25.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2162: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2163: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for summer education programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 126C.10, subdivision 2d; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 11, article 1, section 25, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Duckworth introduced--
S.F. No. 2164: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the kindergarten readiness assessment; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.162.
Referred to the Committee on Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Putnam introduced--
S.F. No. 2165: A bill for an act relating to health care; clarifying the prepaid health plan appeals process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 256.045, subdivision 3a; 256B.0625, subdivisions 13f, 25; 256B.69, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2166: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money to One Roof Housing to build two dormitory-style buildings to house individuals experiencing homelessness; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Housing Finance and Policy.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2167: A bill for an act relating to elections; amending thresholds for major political party designation; amending nominating petition requirements; allowing political parties to authorize which candidates may affiliate with the party on the ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 200.02, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.07, subdivisions 1, 4; 204B.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 204B.09, subdivision 1; 204D.03, subdivision 3; 204D.12; 204D.13, by adding a subdivision; 204D.19, subdivision 2; 204D.22, subdivision 2; 204D.23, subdivision 1; 205.13, subdivisions 1a, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 200.02, subdivision 23; 204D.22, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2168: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 95 and a railroad switch project in the city of Cambridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2169: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying provisions related to partnership audits; providing requirements for reporting federal audit adjustments; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 270C.445, subdivision 6; 289A.31, subdivision 1; 289A.37, subdivision 2; 289A.38, subdivisions 7, 8, 9, 10; 289A.42; 289A.60, subdivision 24; 290.31, subdivision 1; 297F.17, subdivision 6; 297G.16, subdivision 7; 469.319, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 289A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2170: A bill for an act relating to early childhood care and learning; establishing a Department of Early Childhood; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119C.
Referred to the Committee on Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2171: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the home and community-based employee scholarship program to permit loan forgiveness; temporarily modifying employment requirements for nursing assistants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 144.1503; 144A.61, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2172: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for exemptions to the moratorium on development of housing support beds eligible for supplemental services rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 256I.04, subdivision 3; 256I.05, subdivision 1q, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2173: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemption provisions for construction materials by certain contractors; adding a limited refund provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2174: A bill for an act relating to early childhood programs; modifying the quality rating and improvement system; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.142.
Referred to the Committee on Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Weber, Dahms, and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2175: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Farmamerica.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2176: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing the creation of a fire and ambulance special taxing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2177: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Casey Jones State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Benson, Kiffmeyer, and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2178: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring the commissioner of management and budget to use a reverse auction for the procurement of a pharmacy benefit manager to manage and administer the prescription drug benefit for the State Employees Group Insurance Program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2179: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for nonresident active duty military to obtain license to take fish; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97A.465, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2180: A bill for an act relating to child protection; requiring training for child welfare workers and state agency staff to serve American Indian children and families; appropriating money for a Tribal child welfare partnership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.094, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Putnam introduced--
S.F. No. 2181: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying parameters in the state grant program; modifying restrictions on developmental education in state colleges and universities; creating new grant programs within the Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 136A.121, subdivisions 5, 6, 9; 136F.302, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2182: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Minnesota Zoological Garden; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2183: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; appropriating money for transfer to the Legislative Coordinating Commission.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2184: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Judy Garland Museum.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2185: A bill for an act relating to energy; prohibiting bans by political subdivisions on new natural gas or propane service to any building; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2186: A bill for an act relating to clean water; extending a prior appropriation for a multipurpose water management project.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2187: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for entrepreneurial development; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2188: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for shelter, services, and other activities for sexually exploited youth and youth at risk of sexual exploitation.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2189: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying use of critical habitat private sector matching account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 84.943, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Rarick and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2190: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying requirements of the 2019 appropriation to a paper mill in Duluth; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 7, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2191: A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing a grant program for pilot projects to encourage and increase composting in multifamily buildings; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2192: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for grants under the Homeless Youth Act.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Benson, Mathews, Koran, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2193: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; regulating data collected by the state's COVID-19 vaccine connector tool; classifying data; requiring a legislative report.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2194: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax; reducing the percentage of June accelerated tax liability of certain vendors based on the November forecast; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16A.152, subdivision 2; 289A.20, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2195: A bill for an act relating to local governments; allowing counties to collect soil and water conservation district fee on deed transfers and mortgage registration; establishing grant eligibility for counties from clean water fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 114D.50, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Ruud, Hoffman, Rarick, Weber, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2196: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for grants for meat cutting and butchery training.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development Finance and Policy.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2197: A bill for an act relating to employment; relating to limitations on requirements to wear a face mask in the workplace; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Labor and Industry Policy.
Senator Bigham introduced--
S.F. No. 2198: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; transferring 911 telecommunicators from the general employees retirement plan to the local government correctional plan and transferring eligible service credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 353E.02, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Bigham and Duckworth introduced--
S.F. No. 2199: A bill for an act relating to transit; establishing the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Board as part of the Department of Transportation; eliminating the authority for transportation and transit planning and construction from the Metropolitan Council; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16A.88, subdivision 2; 473.145; 473.146, subdivision 1; 473.192, subdivision 2; 473.408, subdivision 2a; 473.449; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 174.35; 473.146, subdivisions 3, 4; 473.1466; 473.168; 473.371; 473.375, subdivision 9a; 473.391, subdivision 2; 473.399, subdivisions 1, 1a; 473.3993; 473.3994, subdivisions 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14; 473.3995; 473.3997; 473.3999; 473.405, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 15; 473.4052; 473.41; 473.411, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 473.4485.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.