State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 28, 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 Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3159: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain exterior shells of tanks, bins, and silos are exempt personal property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 272.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kubly, Dibble, Anderson and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3160: A bill for an act relating to energy; describing powers of qualifying owner of community-based energy development project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.1612, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3161: A bill for an act relating to highways; making changes to state highway system.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Moua, Dibble, Cohen, Anderson and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3162: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the exemption for light rail transit vehicle and repair parts and expanding it to the Northstar Corridor rail project; exempting purchases for materials and supplies used in the construction of the Central Corridor light rail transit and Northstar Corridor rail projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.70, subdivision 2; 297A.71, by adding subdivisions; 297A.75.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3163: A bill for an act relating to health; providing funding for a rural health care purchasing alliance; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3164: A bill for an act relating to human services; reenacting a health care purchasing alliance stop-loss fund repealed in 2007; extending its existence and adjusting eligibility; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kubly, Murphy, Skogen, Koering and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3165: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing requirements for practicing animal chiropractic care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 148.01, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Torres Ray, Berglin, Marty, Lourey and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3166: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending child welfare and child support provisions; adopting a new Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children and repealing the old compact; regulating child and adult adoptions; directing the commissioner to adopt rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.46, by adding subdivisions; 256.87, subdivision 5; 259.20, subdivision 1; 259.21, by adding a subdivision; 259.22, subdivision 2; 259.23, subdivision 2; 259.43; 259.52, subdivision 2; 259.53, subdivisions 3, 5; 259.59, subdivisions 1, 2; 259.67, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 259.75, subdivision 5; 259.89, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 260.795, subdivision 3; 260C.001, subdivision 2; 260C.007, subdivisions 5, 6, 13; 260C.171, subdivision 2; 260C.178, subdivision 1; 260C.212, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 260C.325, subdivisions 1, 3; 518A.42, subdivision 1; 518A.46, subdivision 5; 524.2-114; 541.04; 548.09, by adding a subdivision; 550.01; 626.556, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 259.41, subdivision 1; 259.53, subdivision 2; 259.57, subdivision 1; 259.67, subdivision 4; 260C.163, subdivision 1; 260C.209, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 260C.212, subdivision 4; 626.556, subdivision 10a; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 56; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 259; 260; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 260.851; 260B.241; 260C.207; 548.091, subdivision 3b; Minnesota Rules, part 9560.0092.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3167: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for an e-charging service; requiring fingerprinting; extending per diem for public task force members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.871, by adding a subdivision; 299C.10, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 299C.65, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3168: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying certain asset transfers; amending medical assistance preferred drug list; creating a cause of action for certain asset transfers; changing medical assistance lien provisions; modifying a children’s pilot program; establishing a statewide health information exchange; allowing certain claims against an estate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.056, subdivision 4a; 256B.0571, subdivisions 8, 15, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0595, by adding subdivisions; 256B.0625, subdivision 13g; 256B.075, subdivision 2; 524.3-803; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bakk, Ortman and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3169: A bill for an act relating to economic development; amending business subsidy provisions; defining terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 116J.993, subdivision 3; 116J.994, subdivisions 2, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Torres Ray and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3170: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending the MFIP work participation program; changing MFIP child care assistance provisions; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.02, subdivision 3a; 13.82, subdivision 1; 119B.011, subdivision 17; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 6; 119B.09, subdivision 1; 119B.125, by adding a subdivision; 119B.21, subdivision 10; 246.13, subdivision 2; 256E.30, subdivision 1; 256E.35, subdivision 7; 256J.24, subdivision 5; 256J.425, subdivision 1; 256J.54, subdivisions 2, 5; 256J.545; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 119B.125, subdivision 2; 119B.13, subdivisions 1, 7; 119B.21, subdivision 5; 119B.231, subdivision 5; 245C.08, subdivision 2; 256E.35, subdivision 2; 256J.20, subdivision 3; 256J.575, subdivision 1; 256J.626, subdivision 7; 256J.95, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256K.25.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Gerlach and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3171: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for certain penalties; modifying licensing and other regulatory provisions; modifying provisions relating to prizes; making technical, clarifying, and conforming changes; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 349.12, subdivisions 18, 31; 349.15, by adding a subdivision; 349.161, subdivision 1; 349.1641; 349.167, subdivisions 2, 4, 7; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.19, subdivision 10; 349.191, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 349.2113; 349.2125, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 349.211, subdivisions 2c, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Moua and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3172: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting predatory offenders required to register from accessing and using social networking Web sites; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 243.166, subdivisions 1a, 4; 244.05, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Gimse, Ingebrigtsen, Gerlach and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3173: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring verification of citizenship and legal status of offenders committed to custody; requiring release of noncitizen inmates to United States immigration and customs enforcement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 631.50.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3174: A bill for an act relating to securities; modifying the Minnesota Securities Act; regulating registrations, filings, and fees; making various technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 80A.40; 80A.41; 80A.46; 80A.50; 80A.52; 80A.54; 80A.55; 80A.56; 80A.57; 80A.58; 80A.60; 80A.65, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 80A.66; 80A.67; 80A.76; 80A.82; 80A.83; 80A.85; 80A.87.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 3175: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying school district reciprocity agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 124D.04, subdivisions 3, 6, 8, 9; 124D.05, by adding a subdivision; 125A.76, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, subdivision 31, by adding a subdivision; 127A.45, subdivision 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 3176: A bill for an act relating to the city of Hopkins; eliminating a special law restriction on a tax increment financing district; amending Laws 2003, chapter 127, article 10, section 31, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3177: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying the frequency when traps must be tended; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97B.931, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3178: A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting federal law enforcement officers to have same authority to arrest and hold an individual in custody as Minnesota police officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 626.77, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 626.84, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Jungbauer and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3179: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; requiring accreditation of subsurface sewage treatment system training programs offered by private sponsors.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Betzold, Pappas, Higgins and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3180: A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring disclosure of status of fiscal note requests; providing for appeal of fiscal note conclusions; providing for appeal of revenue estimates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3.98, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 270C.11, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lourey, Koering, Erickson Ropes, Prettner Solon and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3181: A bill for an act relating to human services; revising requirements for county-based purchasing for state health care programs; requiring a mandated report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.69, subdivision 3a; 256B.692, subdivisions 1, 2, 7; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 84, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Prettner Solon and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3182: A bill for an act relating to marriage; family therapists; imposing duty to warn of violent patient behavior; limiting liability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Foley, Moua, Higgins, Dibble and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3183: A bill for an act relating to courts; establishing a Supreme Court task force to implement statewide standards for mental health courts; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rosen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3184: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing cold weather protection for certain delivered fuel residential heating customers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3185: A bill for an act relating to human services; qualifying residential hospice facilities for group residential housing payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256I.04, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Frederickson, Langseth, Tomassoni, Cohen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3186: A bill for an act relating to Minnesota Public Facilities Authority; providing for wastewater infrastructure funding; providing for guarantee of certain government building debt; providing a credit enhanced bond program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 446A.12, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 446A.072, subdivisions 3, 5a; 446A.086; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3187: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax; exempting pollution control machinery and equipment providing energy to health care facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Anderson, Moua, Cohen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3188: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association general plan; authorizing a city of St. Paul employee to purchase service credit for a period of uncovered service.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 3189: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; imposing $30 reinstatement fee following revocation of juvenile’s license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 171.29, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Betzold, Gerlach and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3190: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing up to three hours of paid leave in any 12-month period for state employees to donate blood; authorizing employers to provide leave to employees to donate blood; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 43A; 181.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3191: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing American Red Cross special license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3192: A bill for an act relating to the city of Nashwauk; increasing the membership of the Nashwauk Public Utilities Commission from three to five members.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest, Erickson Ropes, Wergin, Dille and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3193: A bill for an act relating to adoption; allowing adopted persons access to birth records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.465, subdivision 8; 144.218, subdivision 1; 144.225, subdivision 2; 144.2252; 259.89, subdivision 1; 260C.317, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 259.83, subdivision 3; 259.89, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff, Rummel, Clark, Michel and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3194: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Minnesota Department of Education to collaboratively establish, maintain, and revise statewide technology standards and guidelines for school districts to use in improving the academic achievement of all students; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Skogen, Dahle and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3195: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying requirements for youth operation of all-terrain vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.9256, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3196: A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying fiduciary obligation for crimes against vulnerable adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.232, by adding a subdivision; 609.2335, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Jungbauer, Higgins, Marty and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3197: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating consumer small loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 47.59, subdivision 2; 47.60, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, by adding subdivisions; 332.31, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 332.32; 332.335, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 47.60, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Marty, Higgins and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 3198: A bill for an act relating to real estate; providing homeowners with a longer period within which to notify contractors of construction defects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 327A.03.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 3199: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the administrative services unit to apportion the amount necessary to purchase medical professional liability insurance coverage and authorizing fees to be adjusted to compensate for the apportioned amount; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 214.40, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Chaudhary and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3200: A bill for an act relating to solid waste management; allowing recipients to be removed from the distribution list for telephone directories; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 115A.951, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3201: A bill for an act relating to public safety; conforming definition of "hazardous materials" to federal definition for purposes of transporting it; conforming school bus endorsement provisions to federal regulations; providing license exemption for operator of commercial motor vehicle operated on behalf of federal government; adding provisions conforming to federal regulation to require notice of commercial vehicle driver’s conviction or license suspension; providing for enforcement of commercial vehicle out-of-service orders; imposing monetary penalty for violation by motor carrier employer of railroad-highway grade crossing laws to conform to federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.01, subdivision 76; 171.01, subdivision 35; 171.03; 171.165, subdivision 2; 221.011, by adding a subdivision; 221.036, subdivisions 1, 3; 221.221, subdivision 2; 299D.03, subdivision 1; 299D.06; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 171.02, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3202: A bill for an act relating to state government; codifying the transfer of employee relations duties to the Department of Finance and other agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 16A.055, subdivision 1; 16B.87, subdivision 1; 43A.04, subdivisions 1, 9; 43A.044; 43A.05, subdivisions 1, 6; 43A.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; 43A.17, subdivision 8; 43A.183, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 43A.23, subdivision 2; 43A.30, subdivisions 4, 5; 43A.311; 43A.48; 176.541, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6; 176.571; 176.572; 176.581; 176.591, subdivision 3; 176.603; 176.611, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3a; 356.215, subdivision 2a; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 16B.04, subdivision 2; 43A.50, subdivisions 1, 2; 136F.42, subdivision 1; 353.03, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 43A.03; 176.5401.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3203: A bill for an act relating to horse racing; modifying certain medication regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 240.24, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3204: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing integration revenue for certain districts; creating a levy for school districts with negative fund balances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.86, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach, Erickson Ropes and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3205: A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying the loan forgiveness program for nurses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.1501, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3206: A bill for an act relating to courts; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VI, sections 7 and 8; requiring a Commission on Judicial Selection to nominate candidates for appointment to judgeships and a Commission on Judicial Evaluation to evaluate judges for reappointment; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 480B.01, subdivisions 1, 4, 8, 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 480B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 204B.06, subdivision 6; 204B.34, subdivision 3; 204B.36, subdivisions 4, 5; 204D.14, subdivision 3; 480A.02, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3207: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring exchange of information in certain property tax petitions; imposing sanctions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 278.05, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olseen, Wergin, Erickson Ropes, Clark and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3208: A bill for an act relating to municipal boundary adjustments; providing for changes in municipal boundaries; imposing powers and duties on the chief administrative law judge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 4A.02; 40A.121, subdivision 1; 272.67, subdivision 1; 276A.09; 365.46, subdivision 2; 379.05; 412.021, subdivision 1; 412.091; 414.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, 8a, 16; 414.011, by adding a subdivision; 414.02, subdivision 1a; 414.031, subdivisions 1a, 4, by adding a subdivision; 414.0325, subdivisions 1, 5; 414.0333; 414.035; 414.067, subdivision 1; 414.12, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions; 462.3535, subdivision 5; 473F.13, subdivision 1; 473H.14; 572A.01, subdivision 2; 572A.015, subdivision 2; 572A.02, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 414.0325, subdivision 1b; Laws 2006, chapter 270, article 2, section 1, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 414.01, subdivision 7a; 414.011, subdivision 11; 414.12, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Dille and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3209: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to promote and support the nuclear electric generation industry.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Sieben, Limmer, Ortman and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3210: A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for the protection of written materials prepared for a closed meeting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13D.05, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Skoe, Dibble and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3211: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to certain noncommercial public radio stations to assist with the conversion to a digital broadcasting signal.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 3212: 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 sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Browns Valley flood hazard mitigation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3213: A bill for an act relating to human services; making technical changes; amending children’s mental health, health care, and miscellaneous provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 254A.035, subdivision 2; 254A.04; 256.0451, subdivision 24; 256.046; 256B.0943, subdivisions 1, 2, 7; 256L.07, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 256.01, subdivisions 2, 2b; 256.476, subdivisions 4, 5; 256B.057, subdivision 2c; 256B.06, subdivision 4; 256B.0655, subdivision 12; 256B.0943, subdivisions 6, 9, 12; 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256L.15, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.039.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3214: A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the application of the Minnesota Residential Mortgage Originator and Servicer Licensing Act; clarifying the investment authority of certain insurers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 58.02, subdivisions 18, 21; 60A.11, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3215: A bill for an act relating to civil law; removing the requirement to provide Social Security numbers on marriage applications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 517.08, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3216: A bill for an act relating to civil law; removing the five-day waiting requirement to issue a marriage license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 517.08, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3217: A bill for an act relating to the city of Austin; authorizing expenditures of tax increments for certain purposes.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk, Michel, Metzen, Tomassoni and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3218: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 176.011, subdivision 9; 176.041, subdivision 1; 176.101, subdivision 1; 176.102, subdivisions 2, 11; 176.135, by adding a subdivision; 176.136, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 176.1812, subdivision 1; 176.183, subdivision 1; 176.185, subdivision 8a; 176.231, subdivision 10; 176.245; 176.275, subdivision 1; 176.285; 176.83, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 176.1041; 176.669.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3219: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying age exemption from snowmobile safety certificate requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.862, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3220: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting the enforcement of federal laws by state employees in the state’s navigable waters of Voyageurs National Park; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni, Cohen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3221: A bill for an act relating to economic development; allowing Explore Minnesota Tourism to provide a grant to the Minnesota Film and TV Board; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3222: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a Lifetrack Resources pilot project in Rochester.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Jungbauer, Carlson, Sieben and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3223: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; permitting sale of impounded vehicles and contents after voluntary title transfer; providing for notice of impound, right to reclaim contents, and waiver of right; establishing right to retrieve contents without charge in certain cases; limiting deficiency claim; providing for permit for oversize and overweight tow trucks in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168B.051, subdivision 2; 168B.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 168B.07, by adding a subdivision; 168B.08, subdivision 1; 168B.087, subdivision 1; 169.86, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3224: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing creation of Advisory Committee on Nonmotorized Transportation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3225: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing the ombudsman and Medical Review Subcommittee to gather data about deceased clients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 245.91, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 245.92; 245.94, subdivisions 1, 2a; 245.97, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bonoff, Michel, Rummel, Clark and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3226: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an Office of Early Learning; creating school readiness assessments; reducing the basic sliding fee waiting list; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wergin and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3227: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to nursing home moratorium provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144A.073, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Wergin and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3228: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for nursing facility case mix classifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.0724, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Wergin and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3229: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing commissioner discretion in revoking or suspending a nursing home license under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144A.11, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Senjem and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3230: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Stagecoach State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3231: A bill for an act relating to finance; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XI; dedicating general fund lottery proceeds to specified purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 10A.01, subdivision 35; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3232: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the sale of wildlife management area lands in Wabasha County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 3233: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for the private sale of certain state land to the city of Wayzata.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skoe, Moua, Senjem, Sieben and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3234: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; modifying the distribution of local government aid; increasing appropriation limit; providing for a study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 477A.011, subdivisions 34, 36, by adding subdivisions; 477A.013, subdivisions 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 477A.03, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olson, M.; Moua; Betzold and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3235: A bill for an act relating to data practices; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.03, subdivision 3; 260B.171, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 13.39, subdivisions 2, 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, M. and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3236: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing for the termination of a wireless services contract without penalty upon the death of a customer; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Olson, M.; Chaudhary and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3237: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring updated rules on structures in public waters.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3238: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for the establishment of precinct caucus dates by the appropriate political party; requiring notice to the secretary of state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 202A.14, subdivision 1; 202A.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3239: A bill for an act relating to local government; revising procedures and fees charged by county registrars of title for registering supplemental declarations of common interest communities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 508.82, subdivision 1; 515B.1-116.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Koering, Fischbach, Foley and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3240: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the definition of chiropractic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 148.01, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 148.01, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Lynch, Koering, Lourey and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3241: A bill for an act relating to human services; revising requirements for county-based purchasing for state health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.69, subdivision 3a; 256B.692, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256B.69, subdivision 4; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 84, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.692, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Berglin, Dille, Marty, Lourey and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3242: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the Minnesota family investment program family cap; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256J.24, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3243: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; appropriating money for Leech Lake walleye stocking.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skogen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3244: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the Principals’ Leadership Institute.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Prettner Solon and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3245: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for uniform billing forms and electronic claim filing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62J.51, subdivisions 17, 18; 62J.52, subdivisions 4, 5; 62J.59; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 62J.52, subdivisions 1, 2; 62J.536, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62J.58.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Frederickson, Rest and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 3246: A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for administrative penalty orders; providing civil penalties; requiring an implementation plan; providing a rulemaking exemption; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Larson and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3247: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing procedures for home rule charter jurisdictions that adopt ranked-choice voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 205.13, subdivision 2; 206.83; 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 and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Murphy and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3248: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a grant for utility upgrades and extension for bioscience research park and integrated medicine facility; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3249: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 706, Virginia.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel, Wiger, Stumpf, Lynch and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3250: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding Minnesota’s public education mission to include a framework to guide future education policy decisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120A.03.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3251: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying turkey hunt landowner-tenant drawing application provisions; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.435, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3252: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing portable bear stands to be left overnight in wildlife management areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.137, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3253: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; establishing a master bear guide license; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97B.431; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97A.475, subdivision 16.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3254: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying youth hunting regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.451, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97A.451, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Higgins, Pariseau, Larson, Ingebrigtsen and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3255: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating new crimes relating to 911 emergency calls; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.78.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Skogen, Marty, Lourey, Skoe and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3256: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying license requirements for day training and habilitation programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 245B.07, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Latz and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3257: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; halting cumulative suspensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 171.18, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3258: A bill for an act relating to optometrist; changing practice and licensing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 148.56; 148.57; 148.571; 148.573, subdivision 1; 148.575; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 148.573, subdivisions 2, 3; Minnesota Rules, part 6500.2100.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Berglin, Higgins and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3259: A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing prisoners facing civil commitment in certain cases to elect to remain confined in state correctional facilities beyond their scheduled release date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 244.05, subdivision 1b; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 244.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chaudhary and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3260: A bill for an act relating to the city of Fridley; authorizing a tax increment district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3261: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health and auto insurance reimbursement for emergency care provided by first responders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62J.48; 65B.44, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3262: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; adding a member to the NextGen Energy Board; removing a sunset date; modifying an appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 41A.105; Laws 2007, chapter 45, article 1, section 3, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Prettner Solon, Berglin, Marty, Lynch and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3263: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting hospital records to be transferred to electronic image; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 145.30; 145.31; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 145.32, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3264: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a veterans paramedic apprenticeship program.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Wergin and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3265: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring certain meetings between the Department of Natural Resources, the Ojibwe tribes, and the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission to be subject to the open meeting law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Prettner Solon, Bakk and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3266: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Duluth Teachers Retirement Fund Association; extending the rule of 90 benefit tier to post-1989 hires; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 354A.011, subdivision 15a; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2a; 354A.31, subdivisions 1, 4a, 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sheran, Kubly and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3267: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for heritage trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3268: A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing interim use ordinances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 394.26; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 394.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3269: A bill for an act relating to waters; allowing local government units to draft wetland restoration orders; directing the Board of Water and Soil Resources to amend rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103G.2372, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3270: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying landowner and tenant separate selection eligibility for turkey license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.435, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk, Metzen, Sparks, Tomassoni and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3271: A bill for an act relating to insurance taxes; providing a credit for investment in start-up and emerging Minnesota businesses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 297I.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 3272: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money to Independent School District No. 200, Hastings, for school bus leasing expenses.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3273: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance asset limits for individuals and families; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.056, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3274: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the maximum amount allowed in a drainage system repair fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103E.735, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Doll and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3275: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for county social services; requiring a mandated report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Rosen, Senjem, Murphy and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3276: A bill for an act relating to labor; authorizing on-site testing for alcohol use by employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 181.950, subdivisions 5, 8, 10; 181.951, subdivision 1; 181.953, subdivisions 1, 7, 9, by adding a subdivision; 181.954, subdivisions 1, 2; 181.956, subdivisions 2, 3; 181.957, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Vickerman, Koering, Dille and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3277: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a wound prevention and care formulary demonstration project for state veterans homes; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 198.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Gimse, Ingebrigtsen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3278: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a finger imaging system to identify applicants for and recipients of public assistance programs; imposing penalties; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Sparks and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3279: A bill for an act relating to crime; increasing the lawful amount of explosives allowed in certain fireworks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 624.20, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3280: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3281: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the Veterans Health Care Advisory Council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 196.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3282: A bill for an act relating to veterans; transferring functions of the Veterans Homes Board of Directors to commissioner of veterans affairs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 196.021; 196.03; 198.32, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 198.001, subdivisions 6, 9; 198.002, subdivisions 1, 3, 6; 198.003, subdivisions 5, 6; 198.004, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 198.002, subdivision 2; 198.004, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, part 9050.0040, subpart 15.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Berglin, Marty, Lourey and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3283: A bill for an act relating to health-related licensing; requiring licensing for assisted living administrators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144A.19, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3284: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance drug formulary committee provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13f; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3285: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; fixing registration tax for intracity buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.013, subdivision 1f.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Doll and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3286: A bill for an act relating to health; changing information required for filing a complaint with a health plan company; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62Q.69, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Anderson, Cohen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3287: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for long-term homeless supportive services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3288: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting loitering near schools and places where children congregate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3289: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting sexual relations between school employees in positions of authority and students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.341, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Berglin, Koering, Marty, Lourey and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3290: A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting unpaid work in Minnesota Family Investment Program; repealing the Minnesota Family Investment Program family cap and rental subsidy as unearned income provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256J.24, subdivision 5; 256J.425, subdivisions 3, 4, 7; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.53, subdivision 1; 256J.95, subdivision 15; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256J.49, subdivision 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256J.24, subdivision 6; 256J.37, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug, Saltzman, Clark and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3291: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; regulating the application and enforcement of the State Building Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16B.616, subdivision 4; 16B.62; 16B.71; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 16B.735; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 16B.72; 16B.73.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bakk, Scheid, Sparks, Senjem and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3292: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; regulating the application and enforcement of the State Building Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16B.616, subdivision 4; 16B.62; 16B.71; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 16B.735; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 16B.72; 16B.73.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bakk, Michel and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3293: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; regulating the application and enforcement of the State Building Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16B.616, subdivision 4; 16B.62; 16B.71; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 16B.735; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 16B.72; 16B.73.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Lynch and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3294: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; disaster relief appropriations; providing for reimbursement to the state under certain conditions; amending Laws 2007, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, sections 2; 4, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Langseth, for the Committee on Finance, introduced--
S.F. No. 3295: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs; authorizing the sale of state bonds; canceling and modifying previous appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16B.32, by adding a subdivision; 16B.325; 116.155, subdivisions 2, 3; 119A.45; 136F.10; 136F.60, subdivision 5; 136F.64, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 136F.98, subdivision 1; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 12, subdivision 3; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, sections 7, subdivision 21; 17; 20, subdivision 3; 21, subdivision 2; 23, subdivisions 8, 16; Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections 4, subdivision 4; 7, subdivisions 3, as amended, 7, 11, 22; 16, subdivision 5; 17, subdivision 8; 21, subdivisions 6, 15; 23, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116; 137.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3296: A bill for an act relating to commerce; adopting the Country of Origin Labeling Act; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 31C.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3297: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying requirements for classification as class 4c property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.13, subdivision 25.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skogen, Lourey, Day, Dille and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3298: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying cost apportionment for construction and maintenance of certain bridges and culverts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103E.525, subdivisions 2, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Dille, Prettner Solon and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3299: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending county-based purchasing law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.692, subdivisions 3, 6; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 84, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug, Marty and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3300: A bill for an act relating to workers’ health; directing the University of Minnesota to study workers’ health including lung health; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey, Moua and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3301: A bill for an act relating to child protection; requiring court findings regarding independent living goals for children age 16 or older who are in an out-of-home placement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 260C.201, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz, Scheid, Moua and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3302: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; requiring the attorney general to maintain a consumer complaint database; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 8.32, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3303: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the creation of a nonprofit riverfront revitalization corporation; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3304: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing that certain misdemeanor traffic offenses do not constitute grounds for revocation or suspension of a person’s driver’s license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.13, subdivision 2; 169.791, subdivisions 2, 6; 169.792, subdivision 7; 169.89, subdivision 1; 169A.35, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 171.08; 171.24, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3305: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of retired veteran license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.123, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Olson, G.; Sheran and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3306: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying invasive species provisions; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84D.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 84D.13, subdivisions 4, 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Cohen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3307: A bill for an act relating to finance; improving access to budget information by members of the legislature; requiring a forecast of cash flow for the general fund; providing deadline for modifying budget after February forecast; specifying format for detailed budget estimates of expenditures; imposing deadline for notice of deficiency requests; providing for an increase in the budget reserve; eliminating obsolete requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3.885, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; 13.605, subdivision 1; 16A.10, by adding a subdivision; 16A.11, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 16A.152, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16A.152, subdivision 1b; 16A.1522, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3308: A bill for an act relating to public safety; accessing criminal justice information; providing that the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension be the centralized criminal background check agency; providing for the classification of certain arrest data as private data on individuals; providing all fingerprint information to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension; providing for tiered access to public conviction data; providing uniform classification of arrest data; providing for penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.82, subdivision 2; 609.118; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 13.87, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3309: A bill for an act relating to data practices; regulating business screening services; providing civil penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 332.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3310: A bill for an act relating to housing; directing the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency to study the potential benefits of establishing a statewide registry of landlords; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rosen, Anderson, Dibble and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3311: A bill for an act relating to energy; clarifying terms of propane prepurchase program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 216B.0951, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Rummel and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3312: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Humanities Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3313: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; improving physician licensure standards based on reciprocity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 147.037, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3314: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; reallocating proceeds of fees collected since 2005 under the International Fuel Tax Agreement compact; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168D.06; 168D.07; 299A.705, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Lynch and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3315: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying regulation of certain home care service providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144A.45, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Saltzman, Skoe and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3316: A bill for an act relating to education; amending time period for teacher to request a leave or extension of leave to teach at a charter school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.10, subdivision 20.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saltzman, Stumpf, Rummel and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3317: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting the commissioner of education from enforcing unadopted rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 127A.05, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wergin and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3318: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the substitution of a prescription for an immunosuppressant drug; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 151.21, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Anderson and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3319: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring reporting of purchases and sales of certain gases; requiring disclosure of leakage rates of air conditioners in motor vehicles; requiring the use of certain refrigerants in mobile air conditioners under certain circumstances; prohibiting the sale of certain refrigerants; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.7411, by adding a subdivision; 115.071, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Torres Ray and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3320: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the shelter needy provisions for Minnesota supplemental aid to include persons moving out of corporate foster settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256D.44, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Saltzman, Clark and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 3321: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring districts to make data available to the public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 120B.15.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Prettner Solon, Lourey, Erickson Ropes, Berglin and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3322: A bill for an act relating to human services; improving management of state health care programs; modifying managed care contracting; limiting managed care administrative expenses; modifying county-based purchasing; requiring mandated reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.461, by adding a subdivision; 256B.69, subdivision 5a, by adding subdivisions; 256B.692, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 256L.12, subdivision 9; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 84, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3323: A bill for an act relating to health; changing a provision for federally qualified health centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 145.9269, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3324: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System; Public Employees Retirement Association; Teachers Retirement Association; restricting state employee postretirement program to conform with federal in-service distribution restrictions; increasing Teachers Retirement Association reemployed annuitant exempt income limit; revising reemployed annuitant account holding period in various plans to permit earlier receipt; revising Teachers Retirement Association strike period and leave of absence service credit purchase procedure; revising Minnesota State Retirement System and Public Employees Retirement Association leave of absence service credit purchase procedure; prohibiting Public Employees Retirement Association reemployed disabilitant from earning service credit unless disability payments are waived; clarifying correctional state employees retirement plan transfer of service credit procedures; making various other revisions of an administrative nature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 352.22, subdivision 10; 352D.075, subdivision 2a; 353.01, subdivisions 10, 11a; 353.27, by adding a subdivision; 353D.05, subdivision 2; 354.05, subdivision 37; 354.33, subdivision 5; 354.44, subdivision 5; 356.47, subdivision 3; 356.551, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 43A.346, subdivision 2; 352.017, subdivision 2; 352.955, subdivisions 3, 5; 353.01, subdivision 2b; 353.0161, subdivision 2; 353.27, subdivision 14; 353F.02, subdivision 4; 354.096, subdivision 2; 354.72, subdivision 2; Laws 2002, chapter 392, article 2, section 4; Laws 2006, chapter 271, article 5, section 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 354.44, subdivision 6a; 354.465; 354.51, subdivision 4; 354.55, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 12, 15; 354A.091, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 355.629; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 23.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3325: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; allowing for an increase in the maximum service pension amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 424A.02, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lourey, Koering and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3326: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain payment provisions for certain agricultural chemical corrective action costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 18E.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Lourey, Koering and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3327: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; authorizing waiver of certain fees and expedited food handler plan review in certain declared disaster areas; changing certain embargo and condemnation provisions; changing certain food sanitary provisions; changing certain fee provisions; defining certain terms; regulating egg sales and handling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 28A.03, by adding a subdivision; 28A.08; 28A.082, by adding a subdivision; 28A.09, subdivision 1; 29.23; 31.05; 31.171; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 31.175.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3328: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating surcharges on credit cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 325G.051, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.