State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, March 4, 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 Lynch, Saltzman and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3420: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for full funding of kindergarten milk; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.118, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 3421: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing funding for voluntary, full-day kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3422: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing coverage in the public employees police and fire plan for fire inspectors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 353.64, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3423: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to establish a registry of health care interpreter services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3424: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating unlawful trade practices, deceptive trade practices, consumer fraud, and false statements in advertising; modifying private remedies; providing for the application and construction of these acts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 8.31, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision; 325D.09; 325D.16; 325D.46, subdivision 1; 325D.47; 325F.67; 325F.69, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Chaudhary, Saxhaug, Skogen and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 3425: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying report requirements for game and fish fund; modifying disposition of pheasant habitat improvement account; modifying wild turkey management account; modifying hunting and fishing licensing and taking provisions; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 97A.015, by adding a subdivision; 97A.055, subdivision 4b; 97A.075, subdivisions 4, 5; 97A.311, subdivision 5; 97A.431, subdivision 2; 97A.433, subdivision 2; 97A.434, subdivision 2; 97A.475, subdivision 5; 97A.485, subdivision 6; 97B.015, subdivision 5; 97B.071; 97B.106, subdivision 1; 97B.211, subdivision 1; 97B.301, subdivision 6; 97B.721; 97C.355, subdivisions 4, 7a; 97C.401, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 97A.055, subdivision 4; 97A.405, subdivision 2; 97A.441, subdivision 7; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3, 11, 12; 97B.328; 97C.355, subdivisions 2, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.411, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, parts 6232.0200, subpart 4; 6232.0300, subpart 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Chaudhary, Saxhaug and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3426: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing crossbow hunting of bear and turkey during regular firearms seasons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97B.036.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3427: A bill for an act relating to health; changing licensing requirements for certain health professions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 148.512, subdivisions 10b, 20; 148.5161, subdivisions 2, 3; 148.5175; 148.519, subdivision 3; 148.5194, subdivisions 7, 8; 148.5195, subdivision 3; 148.6425; 148.6428; 148.6440; 148.6443, subdivisions 1, 3; 148.6445, subdivision 11; 153A.13, subdivision 4; 153A.14, subdivisions 2i, 4a, 11; 153A.175; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 148.515, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3428: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; reinstating an exemption from the Wetland Conservation Act for approved development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103G.2241, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saltzman, Foley and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3429: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to hospital construction moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.551, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Olson, M., by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 3430: A bill for an act relating to health-related licensing boards; modifying the membership and authority of the Board of Veterinary Medicine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 156.01, subdivision 1; 156.127, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Gimse, Day and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 3431: A bill for an act relating to public safety; making technical correction to provision relating to financing the statewide public safety radio system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 373.47, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3432: A bill for an act relating to education; providing full funding for transportation of nonpublic students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.92, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk; Saxhaug; Sheran; Olson, G. and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3433: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions relating to permits to harvest or destroy aquatic plants; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 103G.005, by adding a subdivision; 103G.615, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Wergin and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3434: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying fish house licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97C.355, subdivisions 4, 7a; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97C.355, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3435: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain property of nonprofit outdoor recreation organizations is exempt from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Doll and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 3436: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to the Department of Education for a grant to the Minnesota Historical Society to provide professional development for teachers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3437: A bill for an act relating to state lands; permitting local units of government to petition for a public hearing when additions to the state park system are proposed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 85.0115.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Ortman, Robling and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 3438: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Carver County to acquire property for the Lake Waconia Regional Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3439: A bill for an act relating to taxes; exempting certain motor vehicles from the motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3440: A bill for an act relating to crimes; including possession of machine guns and short-barreled shotguns to list of crimes against a person for registration under the Predatory Offender Registration Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 243.167, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3441: A bill for an act relating to courts; limiting testimony of domestic abuse advocates without consent of victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 595.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3442: A bill for an act relating to crime; modifying law on expungement of criminal records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609A.01; 609A.02, subdivision 3; 609A.03, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609A.02.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3443: A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating July 27 as Korean War Veterans Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3444: A bill for an act relating to state auditor; requiring employees and officers of local public pension plans to report unlawful actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.456, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sheran, Koering, Lynch and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3445: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the phase-in of rebased nursing facility operating cost payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivisions 1, 55.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Scheid and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 3446: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring certain health insurers to offer small employers the option to purchase certain flexible benefits plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62L.056.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3447: A bill for an act relating to firefighters; adding duties to the Board of Firefighter Standards and Training; authorizing rulemaking; creating licensing standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 299F.012, subdivision 2; 299N.01; 299N.02, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299N.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Berglin and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3448: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing counties to contract with hospitals to provide chemical use assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 254A.19, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 3449: A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring private sale of certain surplus state land bordering public water in Cass County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Prettner Solon, Saxhaug, Vickerman, Tomassoni and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3450: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing and regulating state veterans cemeteries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 197.236.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.