State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Ortman and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3451: A bill for an act relating to Carver County; making the library board advisory to the county board.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Higgins, Sieben, Saxhaug, Torres Ray and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3452: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a task force on youth violence prevention; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rosen, Lynch and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3453: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Martin County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Lynch and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3454: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Faribault County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Michel and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3455: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the purchase and receipt of beer kegs by scrap metal dealers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 325E.21, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3456: A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying that registration time period of predatory offender restarts after conviction of a new crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 243.166, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, G.; Koch; Betzold and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 3457: A bill for an act relating to Minnesota heritage; establishing a Minnesota State Anthem Commission.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 3458: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing placement of signs within certain roundabouts on marked Trunk Highway 61.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3459: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school boards to spend staff development revenue on CPR and automatic external defibrillator training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 122A.60, subdivision 1a; 122A.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3460: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing artisan distilleries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3461: A bill for an act relating to local government; changing the date by which counties must provide summary budget data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 6.745, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Doll, Vickerman, Murphy, Ingebrigtsen and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3462: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; repealing surcharge for special veteran license plates; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.123, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3463: A bill for an act relating to local government; extending the authority of Ramsey County to impose a mortgage registry and deed tax; extending the authority of Hennepin County to impose a mortgage registry and deed tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 383A.80, subdivision 4; 383B.80, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Johnson, Scheid and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3464: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; updating standards for petroleum products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 296A.01, subdivisions 19, 35; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 239.761; 239.77, subdivision 1; 296A.01, subdivisions 7, 8, 8a, 14, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3465: A bill for an act relating to education; extending the special education task force to allow it to complete its study of state special education rules; repealing sections identified by this task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 125A.14; Laws 2007, chapter 146, article 3, section 23, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 125A.16; 125A.19; 125A.20; 125A.57.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 3466: A bill for an act relating to homelessness; requiring certain data for the Homeless Management Information System.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Johnson and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3467: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating insurance fees, coverages, contracts, filings, and forms; regulating financial planners, real estate appraisers, domestic mutual insurance companies, and collection agencies; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 60A.71, subdivision 7; 62A.149, subdivision 1; 62A.152, subdivision 2; 62E.10, subdivision 2; 62M.02, subdivision 21; 62Q.47; 62Q.64; 62S.01, by adding subdivisions; 62S.13, subdivision 4; 62S.15; 62S.18, subdivision 2; 62S.20, subdivision 6, by adding subdivisions; 62S.26, subdivision 2; 62S.266, subdivisions 4, 10; 62S.29, by adding subdivisions; 65A.37; 66A.02, subdivision 4; 66A.07, by adding a subdivision; 72A.51, subdivision 2; 82B.23, subdivision 1; 256B.0571, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 62A.30, subdivision 2; 72A.52, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62S; 332; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62A.149, subdivision 2; Laws 2006, chapter 255, section 26.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3468: A bill for an act relating to transportation; ensuring that unrefunded gasoline taxes remain in highway user tax distribution fund to be used for highway purposes; removing requirement that dedicated funds be used for other purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.794, subdivision 1; 84.803, subdivision 1; 84.83, subdivision 2; 84.927, subdivision 1; 86B.706, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 86B.706, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Marty, Murphy and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3469: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety; permitting injured employees a civil remedy if an employer violated safety laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 176.031.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Berglin and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3470: A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing a statewide health improvement program; establishing a program to monitor child obesity; establishing a health improvement fund; establishing a public health improvement assessment; establishing health care homes; increasing continuity of care; modifying outreach efforts; establishing primary care education initiatives; increasing affordability and continuity of care with public health care programs; creating a health insurance exchange; establishing Section 125 Plans; creating a Health Care Transformation Commission; restructuring the health care payment system; creating a savings reinvestment fund; establishing a savings recapture assessment; establishing cost containment goals; specifying an affordability standard; providing subsidies for employer-subsidized coverage; requiring providers to list prices; establishing an electronic prescription drug program; requiring mandated reports; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62A.65, subdivision 3; 62E.141; 62L.12, subdivisions 2, 4; 62Q.735, subdivision 1; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256B.061; 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; 256D.03, by adding a subdivision; 256L.05, by adding a subdivision; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07, subdivision 3; 256L.15, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 62J.496, by adding a subdivision; 62J.81, subdivision 1; 62J.82, subdivision 1; 256.962, subdivisions 5, 6; 256B.056, subdivision 10; 256L.03, subdivisions 3, 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 256L.05, subdivision 3a; 256L.07, subdivision 1; 256L.15, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 62J; 144; 145; 256B; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62A.63; 62A.64; 62Q.49; 62Q.65; 62Q.736; 256L.15, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Anderson and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3471: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for extended unemployment benefits under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 268.115, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Clark, Pogemiller, Senjem, Rest and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3472: A bill for an act relating to state government; incorporating Minnesota Milestones goals and indicators in budget preparation; establishing a subcommittee of the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy; establishing a working group; providing additional duties for the Sesquicentennial Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3.885, by adding a subdivision; 16A.10, subdivisions 1, 1c; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 1, article 4, section 121, subdivision 4, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3473: A bill for an act relating to Jackson County; providing a process for making the office of county auditor-treasurer appointive.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3474: A bill for an act relating to Rock County; providing a process for making certain offices appointive in Rock County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3475: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Red Lake County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 3476: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing a regional emerging investment fund credit and a seed capital investment credit; imposing duties on the commissioner of employment and economic development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3477: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for grants to mitigate sewer inflow and infiltration in the metropolitan area.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3478: A bill for an act relating to human services; designating certain nursing facilities in Goodhue County as metro for purposes of determining reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3479: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing sales tax exemptions for construction of water treatment facilities and expansion of sewer and water utilities in Goodview; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.71, by adding subdivisions; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins, Metzen, Rosen, Saltzman and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3480: A bill for an act relating to data practices; granting the Department of Corrections access to DEED preconfinement data on inmates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 268.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, G. and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3481: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a location equity index; modifying the general education revenue formula; increasing revenue for some school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gimse, Ingebrigtsen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3482: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing compensation for members of Firefighter Training and Education Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299N.02, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Sparks and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3483: A bill for an act relating to utilities; limiting utilities’ use of natural gas as fuel for generating electricity and limiting recovery of those costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 216B.16, subdivision 7; 216B.243, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Tomassoni, Pappas, Sparks and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3484: A bill for an act relating to farm wineries; allowing farm wineries to sell product at farmer’s markets and to manufacture cognacs and brandies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 340A.315, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3485: A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying MnSCU board policy on credit requirements; amending Laws 2007, chapter 144, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3486: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying Medicare special needs plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.69, subdivision 28.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3487: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for interlocutory appeal on the question of class certification; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 540.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chaudhary, Saxhaug and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3488: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Lessard-Heritage Enhancement Council; providing appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Pappas, Tomassoni, Olseen, Rummel and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3489: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring life plans for students; repealing involuntary career tracking prohibition; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120B.125.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas, Cohen, Sheran, Tomassoni and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3490: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing the power of you program; report to legislature; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3491: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring statewide P-16 education partnerships to include legislators.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3492: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing permanent orders for protection and restraining orders after multiple violations or continued threats; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 518B.01, subdivisions 6, 6a, 11, 18; 609.748, subdivisions 3, 5, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3493: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the school-age care program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.19, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Doll, Rest, Carlson, Dahle and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3494: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing additional whistleblower protection to state executive branch employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 181.932, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.