State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, March 11, 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 Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3634: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing an Office of Science and Technology in the Department of Employment and Economic Development; providing for small business assistance and development; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3635: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; authorizing the director of the state lottery to establish lottery gaming machines and enter into a contract for the management and placement of the machines; providing powers and duties to the director; providing for gaming machine revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.35, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.10, subdivisions 3, 6; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Doll, Dahle, Koering, Erickson Ropes and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3636: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a special revenue fund for the surcharge on licensed nursing home beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256.9657, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3637: A bill for an act relating to regulation of trade; prohibiting the sale of certain plastics that do not meet a specification; providing for penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Day and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3638: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the moratorium on new nursing home beds for a facility in Steele County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144A.071, subdivision 4c.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3639: A bill for an act relating to taxation; imposing additional penalties on certain delinquent property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 279.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3640: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; authorizing the purchase of allowable service credit for pre-July 1, 1977, Department of Natural Resources intermittent employment in certain instances.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Marty, Dahle, Doll and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3641: A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying duties and rights of executive branch employees; providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 181.932, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid, Gerlach, Higgins, Pappas and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 3642: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing a later closing time for on-sale establishments during the 2008 Republican National Convention.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Torres Ray, Higgins, Dibble, Sieben and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3643: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; extending the duration of certain tax increment financing districts; providing for distribution of their increments; limiting changes to the neighborhood revitalization program governance structure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 469.1781; 469.1831, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3644: A bill for an act relating to housing finance; amending the purposes for certain flood disaster appropriations.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3645: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an American Indian education liaison position within the Department of Education.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pariseau, Limmer, Higgins and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 3646: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; providing for disability payments to an employee of a bomb squad.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Pariseau, Limmer and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 3647: A bill for an act relating to public safety; making certain emergency responders exempt from permit requirement for emergency communications equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299C.37, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse, Pariseau, Day and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3648: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating the outdoor heritage fund; providing for disposition of certain receipts; creating the Sportsman’s Stakeholders Council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3649: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing the secretary of state to transfer funds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3650: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying appropriations in Laws 2007, chapter 148, article 1; establishing a budget reserve escrow account for Republican National Convention; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16C.16, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 240A.08.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3651: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing the somatic cell count limit for goat milk; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 32.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3652: A bill for an act relating to veterans; changing veteran’s preference provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 43A.11, subdivision 7; 197.455, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3653: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; allowing a subtraction for military survivor benefit payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.091, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3654: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; allowing a subtraction for military retirement benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.091, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3655: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying metropolitan airport parking space customer data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.202, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3656: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing automatic enforcement of official traffic-control devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.01, by adding subdivisions; 169.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3657: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the Online Learning Option Act; modifying the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 124D.09, subdivisions 3, 5, 7, 16, 24; 124D.095, subdivision 10; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 124D.095, subdivisions 3, 4, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3658: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; exempting environmental learning centers from certain space requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.0875.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Gerlach, Gimse, Koch, Hann and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 3659: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; prohibiting an increase in taxable market value for homesteads owned by persons age 65 years or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 273.11, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 273.121; 276.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pariseau; Olson, G. and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3660: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; providing for control of fish diseases; providing for disposition of proceeds from sale of administrative sites; modifying certain assessment requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 17.4985, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 17.4986, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 17.4987; 17.4988, subdivision 3; 17.4992, subdivision 2; 17.4993; 84.0857; 84D.03, subdivision 4; 94.16, subdivision 3; 97C.203; 97C.205; 97C.341; 97C.391, by adding a subdivision; 97C.505, subdivision 1; 97C.515, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 97C.821; 103A.43; Laws 2007, chapter 57, article 1, section 4, subdivisions 3, 4, 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97C.515, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3661: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing exemption for sales to lake improvement associations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.70, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3662: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; authorizing the electronic exchange of certain medical data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 383B.917, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3663: A bill for an act relating to life insurance; regulating individual contracts on a variable basis; requiring an annuity fee disclosure; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 61A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3664: A bill for an act relating to medical records; authorizing the electronic exchange of records with a nonprofit corporation providing physician services for Hennepin County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 383B.917, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ortman, Pariseau and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3665: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing accelerated sales tax, cigarette and tobacco tax, and liquor tax liability; creating Surplus Lines Association of Minnesota; changing the rent percentage for purposes of property tax refund; abolishing political contribution refund; creating a tax debtor matching system; requiring certain tax withholding by contractors; changing income apportionment; providing income tax subtractions for certain retirement pay for service in the armed forces and for certain compensation for active duty performed in the state; modifying taxation of foreign operating corporations; providing a regional investment credit; providing a direct sales tax exemption for small businesses; providing income tax additions; changing the computation of unrefunded gas tax on all-terrain vehicles; reducing the general sales and use tax rate; modifying definition of retail sale and other sales and use tax definitions; modifying job opportunity building zone duration limits; imposing levy limits; providing tax base adjustments; providing transition aid for certain local governments; conforming to certain changes in the Internal Revenue Code; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 60A.196; 116J.03, by adding a subdivision; 270A.03, subdivision 7; 270B.085, by adding a subdivision; 275.70, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 275.71, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 15; 290.01, subdivisions 6, 6b, 19a, 19c, 19d; 290.06, subdivision 2c, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.191, subdivisions 5, 6; 290.92, by adding a subdivision; 290A.03, subdivisions 11, 13; 291.005, subdivision 1; 296A.18, subdivision 4; 297A.61, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 297A.63, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivision 8; 297B.02, subdivision 1; 297F.09, subdivision 10; 297G.09, subdivision 9; 469.312, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19b, 31; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 297A.62, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13B; 60A; 116J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 10A.322, subdivision 4; 290.06, subdivision 23; 295.60.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Chaudhary and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3666: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; establishing a walleye fishing stamp for the purpose of increased walleye stocking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 97A.045, subdivision 7; 97A.055, subdivision 4b; 97A.075, by adding a subdivision; 97A.473, subdivision 2; 97A.474, subdivision 2; 97A.475, by adding a subdivision; 97A.485, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 97A.055, subdivision 4; 97A.405, subdivision 2; 97A.473, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3667: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; proposing a grant program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3668: A bill for an act relating to homeless programs; allowing providers to impose requirements on clients and requiring consistency in program guidelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 462A.29.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Torres Ray, Rest, Moua, Jungbauer and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3669: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring report on mitigating effects of transportation construction projects on small businesses.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 3670: A bill for an act relating to the Board of Medical Practice; changing criteria for removal from the board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 147.01, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3671: A bill for an act relating to elections; exempting certain towns from a voting system requirement in certain situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 206.57, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 206.57, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3672: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; making technical changes to State Fair provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 340A.412, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Lourey, Sheran, Rosen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3673: A bill for an act relating to human services; promoting community-based care for older adults through the establishment of a community consortium demonstration project; establishing a community consortium account in the general fund to distribute pooled resources; requiring an evaluation of the demonstration project.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.