State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 13, 2008
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3674: A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; eliminating certain redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions; making miscellaneous technical corrections to statutes and other laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.202, subdivision 3; 13.322, subdivision 1; 13.3806, subdivision 1; 13.635, subdivision 1; 13.681, subdivision 1; 13.712, subdivision 1; 13.83, subdivision 10; 13.871, subdivisions 1, 6; 17.117, subdivision 3; 46.044, subdivision 1; 72A.20, subdivision 11; 103F.725, subdivision 1a; 103I.005, subdivision 22; 103I.311, subdivision 3; 115A.554; 123B.88, subdivision 19; 124D.59, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 144.396, subdivision 9; 144.581, subdivision 1; 144A.461; 145B.02, subdivision 5; 148.736, subdivisions 2, 3; 169.01, subdivision 4b; 169.421, subdivision 5; 169.448, subdivision 1; 171.12, subdivision 2a; 174.03, subdivision 8; 175.35; 237.411, subdivision 5; 244.08; 256.98, subdivision 7; 256B.04, subdivision 16; 256B.35, subdivision 1; 256J.30, subdivision 9; 256J.32, subdivision 4; 256J.42, subdivisions 5, 6; 256J.425, subdivisions 5, 6; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.50, subdivision 1; 256J.521, subdivision 4; 256J.54, subdivision 5; 260B.235, subdivision 5; 260C.007, subdivision 6; 270.81, subdivision 1; 270.82, subdivision 1; 270.83, subdivision 3; 273.1398, subdivision 6; 275.065, subdivision 5a; 282.01, subdivision 1b; 289A.08, subdivision 7; 289A.63, subdivision 6; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 297A.70, subdivision 13; 298.282, subdivision 2; 300.15; 300.64, subdivision 4; 321.0108; 332.30; 352.03, subdivision 11; 352.119, subdivision 3; 354.07, subdivision 3; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2a; 356.30, subdivision 1; 356.65, subdivision 2; 386.015, subdivision 5; 422A.101, subdivision 2; 424A.02, subdivision 8a; 458D.18, subdivision 9; 469.153, subdivision 2; 480.182; 484.012; 501B.86, subdivision 2; 508A.22, subdivision 3; 518C.310; 550.04; 609.101, subdivision 3; 609.75, subdivision 1; 609B.121; 609B.164; 609B.265, subdivision 3; 609B.515; 611.272; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 16C.03, subdivision 10; 103I.235, subdivision 1; 136A.127, subdivision 8; 144.121, subdivision 5b; 148.67, subdivision 1; 183.57, subdivision 2; 183.59; 216B.1637; 256.01, subdivision 23; 256.476, subdivision 4; 256B.0915, subdivisions 3a, 3e; 256B.49, subdivision 16a; 256J.49, subdivision 13; 256J.55, subdivision 1; 268.101, subdivision 2; 325E.386, subdivision 1; 326.91, subdivision 1; 352.01, subdivision 2b; 446A.051, subdivision 1; 446A.072, subdivision 5a; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 19, section 3, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 35.701; 35.96, subdivision 5; 62Q.64; 216C.30, subdivision 4; 256E.21, subdivision 3; 289A.11, subdivision 2; 383D.47; 473.1551, subdivision 1; 473.553, subdivision 14; 473.616; 484.69, subdivision 1a; 525.091, subdivision 2; Laws 2006, chapter 270, article 2, section 13; Laws 2007, chapter 128, article 6, section 16; Laws 2007, chapter 134, article 1, section 8; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 1, section 32.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, G.; Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3675: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing potential school site to appeal school board decision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3676: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for food and nutrition assistance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3677: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Curt Eastlund Memorial Bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3678: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter schools that serve as online learning providers and provide more than 50 percent of courses online to conduct board meetings by telephone or other electronic means; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.10, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3679: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring carbon monoxide detectors in fish houses and dark houses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97C.355, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3680: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Wiger, Marty and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3681: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting use of deceptive names of candidates, political committees, and political funds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3682: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; prohibiting open burning of solid waste; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 17.135; 88.171, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3683: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing an appropriation; amending Laws 2007, chapter 45, article 1, section 3, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M.; Skoe; Torres Ray; Lourey and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3684: A resolution relating to the sovereign status of federally recognized American Indian tribes and bands.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Tomassoni, Sparks, Metzen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3685: A bill for an act relating to boxing; changing the name of the Minnesota Boxing Commission; providing penalties; extending jurisdiction of the commissions; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 341.21, as amended; 341.23; 341.24; 341.26; 341.28, as amended; 341.29; 341.30; 341.31; 341.32, as amended; 341.33; 341.34, subdivision 1; 341.35; 341.37; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 214.04, subdivision 3; 341.22; 341.25; 341.27; 341.321; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 341.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3686: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money and reducing appropriations for transportation purposes; deleting surcharge; making technical change relating to driver examination requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 171.29, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.123, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahle, Doll and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 3687: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; repealing certain exemptions for public service corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 117.225; 117.48; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 117.189.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3688: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting retail sales of toys that have been recalled for safety reasons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Koch, Pariseau and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3689: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for jobs, economic development, and housing; establishing and modifying certain programs; providing for regulation of certain activities and practices; providing for accounts, assessments, and fees; changing codes and licensing provisions; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 115C.07, subdivision 3; 116J.03, by adding a subdivision; 116J.656; 116J.66; 116J.68; 116L.02; 116L.04, by adding a subdivision; 446A.12, subdivision 1; 462A.21, by adding a subdivision; 462A.22, subdivision 1; 609.531, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 80A.28, subdivision 1; 116L.17, subdivision 1; 268.047, subdivision 2; 341.321; 446A.072, subdivisions 3, 5a; 446A.086; Laws 2007, chapter 135, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 116L; 446A; 462A; repealing Laws 2004, chapter 188, section 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 3690: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting certain local restrictions of wildlife management areas; creating buffer areas for development; exempting certain areas from county approval requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 97A.137, by adding a subdivision; 97A.145, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3691: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the legislative auditor to establish a compensation plan for employees of the auditor, subject to legislative review and approval; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3.855, subdivision 3; 3.971, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Jungbauer and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3692: A bill for an act relating to manufactured homes; clarifying collection and deposit procedures for the Minnesota manufactured home relocation trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.125, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 327C.095, subdivisions 12, 13.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3693: A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying provisions relating to employment; adding provisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 177.23, subdivision 7; 177.27, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 177.32, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 177.27, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 177.32, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3694: A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for temporary drawdown of public waters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3695: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for planning for greenhouse gas reductions; establishing a working group; providing appointments; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3696: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring carbon emission planning in local comprehensive plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.25; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 473.859, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Sparks and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3697: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the use of credit scores, insurance scores, and other credit information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3698: A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing utilities to make conservation improvement expenditures for certain solar energy projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 216B.241, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Doll and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3699: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring prescription information be kept confidential; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Hann and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3700: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school board of directors requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3701: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the disclosure of all financial transactions related to prescription drug pricing; requiring rulemaking; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 151.061, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Sparks and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3702: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for extended employment services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 3703: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting siting of land disposal facilities in certain areas; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3704: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing that entities created under the joint powers act are subject to open meeting law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 471.59, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3705: A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring annual registration of all persons receiving nontransplantable anatomical donations; providing standards for handling certain anatomical gifts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 149A.60; 149A.81, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 149A.03.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3706: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the use of the safe schools levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3707: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a cost analysis on health care reform plans.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olson, G.; Johnson and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3708: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing teacher licensure via portfolio; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 122A.21.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3709: A bill for an act relating to the city of Crystal; authorizing creation of a housing development account.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3710: A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing a statewide veteran-to-veteran peer counseling pilot program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3711: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing the Northwest Minnesota Multicounty Housing and Redevelopment Authority to levy certain taxes.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3712: A resolution relating to Lake of the Woods.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 3713: A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating the Minnesota comprehensive health plan; requiring all health carriers and employers to offer the basic health plan; phasing in the state public health programs into the basic health plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62A.65, subdivisions 1, 6; 62L.08, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Chaudhary, Saxhaug and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3714: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; increasing appropriations for enforcement, water access, and grants-in-aid trail programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Day and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3715: A bill for an act relating to Steele County; authorizing transfer of nursing home and assisted living facility and related assets to nonprofit corporation and acquisition of membership interest in nonprofit corporation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3716: A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for the protection of certain data relating to reports of the state auditor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 6.715, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff, Bakk, Vandeveer, Johnson and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3717: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing recovery of damages and attorney fees for breach of an insurance policy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 471.982, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3718: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that source codes for breath-testing instruments are not admissible evidence; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 634.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Cohen and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3719: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; making forecast adjustments for health, human services, and education; appropriating money; amending Laws 2007, chapter 146, article 1, section 24, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; article 2, section 46, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 9; article 3, section 24, subdivisions 3, 4; article 4, section 16, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 8; article 5, section 13, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; article 9, section 17, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 13.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dible, Marty, Torres Ray, Lourey and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3720: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a right to reproductive privacy; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145D.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dibble and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3721: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an HIV transmission awareness program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Langseth and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3722: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for an aggregate resource preservation property tax; changing criminal penalties provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 273.13, subdivision 23; 298.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3723: A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; prohibiting actions to improperly influence the integrity of a real estate appraisal; prescribing a criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3724: A bill for an act relating to Metropolitan Airports Commission; requiring environmental planning; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Skoe, Stumpf, Dille, Saxhaug and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3725: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for control of bovine tuberculosis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 35.244.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3726: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; providing for tax refund on fuel used in certain auxiliary power devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 296A.16, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3727: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to the smoking ban by adding definitions and an exception and requiring posted signs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.413, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 144.4167, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3728: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing requirements for cattle herds within certain areas; appropriating money to the Board of Animal Health for the buyout of cattle herds in certain areas; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 35.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3729: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3730: A bill for an act relating to health; exempting environmental learning centers from certain space requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.0875.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Pappas and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3731: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; reattaching land constituting an intermediate airport to the city and school district where the property is located for property tax purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 473.625; 473F.02, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3732: A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring conveyance of or compensation for certain state lands.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3733: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying timber sales provisions; providing for refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 90.14.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Kubly, Langseth, Stumpf, Skoe and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3734: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting policy waiting periods for prenatal and maternity health insurance benefits; eliminating pregnancy as a preexisting condition; establishing a parenting support grant program; establishing an informational hotline on available pregnancy, adoption, and parental support agencies; requiring information on alpha-fetoprotein testing be provided; requiring adoption referral information be provided; requiring adoption and parenting counseling be provided; establishing an adoption tax credit; establishing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62A.011, by adding a subdivision; 62A.041, subdivision 2; 62A.0411; 62A.047; 145.4243; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 136A; 145; 290.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kubly, Skogen, Stumpf, Saxhaug and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3735: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing base funding for living-at-home/block nurse programs; transferring funds from the community service grant program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3736: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing procedures for health care cooperative arrangements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62R.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3737: A bill for an act relating to elections; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, section 5; providing for an election to fill a vacancy in the office of governor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 4.06.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid, Skogen and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3738: A bill for an act relating to commerce; reforming no-fault auto insurance; prohibiting an injured person from collecting noneconomic damages in certain circumstances; modifying arbitration procedures; prohibiting balance billing by health care providers; clarifying civil liability with respect to recovery of medical and health care expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 65B.44, subdivision 2; 65B.51, subdivisions 1, 3; 65B.525, subdivision 1; 65B.54, by adding a subdivision; 604.01, by adding a subdivision; 604.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Bonoff, Scheid, Larson and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3739: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing regional pupil transportation centers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 123B; 179A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3740: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; making changes in regulation of consumer small loans; providing consumer protections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 47.60, subdivisions 1, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 47.60, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Anderson, Prettner Solon, Moua and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3741: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing tax incentives for green economy businesses; providing for certification of qualified businesses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c, by adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Anderson, Chaudhary and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3742: A resolution memorializing the governor to incorporate certain principles into a Regional Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Cap and Trade Accord.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3743: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for a stay of certain proceedings against the businesses of National Guard and reserve members who have been mobilized into active military service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 3744: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; modifying the distribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 477A.011, subdivision 36, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.