State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 25, 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 Robling, Higgins and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3003: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring wholesalers of lawn fertilizer containing phosphorous to provide retail signage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 18C.60, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 18C.60, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3004: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for roadway improvements in the city of Glencoe; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Berglin, Marty, Higgins and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3005: A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring information on meningococcal disease and human papillomavirus disease to be provided through the schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.15, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Torres Ray and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3006: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a plaque in the court of honor on the Capitol grounds to honor Mexican-American veterans of the United States armed forces.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3007: 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 a grant to Whalan.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3008: 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 a grant to the city of Fountain.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 3009: A bill for an act relating to the city of Mankato; authorizing extension of sales and use tax and modification of use of revenues; authorizing imposition of other local taxes; amending Laws 1991, chapter 291, article 8, section 27, subdivisions 3, as amended, 4, as amended; repealing Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 3, article 5, section 24.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3010: 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 the Minnesota Historical Society grants for local historic preservation projects.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3011: 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 a grant to the city of La Crescent.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3012: 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 a grant to Brownsville.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3013: 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 a grant to the city of Peterson.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3014: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying ammunition restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97B.041.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3015: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; permitting electronic licensing system agents to charge a higher fee to credit card users and requiring that individuals be notified of the higher fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.027, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Wergin and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3016: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an ice arena in Big Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Clark, Fischbach, Michel and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3017: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for native prairie conservation and scientific and natural areas acquisition; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3018: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an All Wars Memorial at Sheridan Memorial Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 3019: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Le Sueur County to the geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Pappas and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3020: A bill for an act relating to higher education; authorizing a law school loan repayment program for public defenders; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 611.215, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 3021: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Koch and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3022: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for nursing facilities in specified counties to the geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Hann, Bonoff, Michel and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3023: 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 Hann, Bonoff and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3024: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the referendum allowance limit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.17, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Hann, Bonoff, Michel and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 3025: A bill for an act relating to education; removing the inflationary adjustment limitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Hann, Bonoff, Latz and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 3026: A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing the limit on lease levy funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Murphy, Carlson, Saltzman and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3027: A bill for an act relating to bridges; requiring commissioner of transportation to post signs on certain trunk highway bridges; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 165.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, Betzold and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 3028: A bill for an act relating to pet animals; requiring a notice for retail sales of cocoa bean shell mulch; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dahle, Saltzman, Wiger and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3029: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a five-year pilot program allowing alternative learning centers and charter schools to identify systemic improvement measures to best serve eligible students; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Marty and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3030: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a working group to study access to emergency mental health services.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lynch, Erickson Ropes, Sparks, Senjem and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3031: A bill for an act relating to human services; revising requirements for county-based purchasing for state health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256B.69, subdivision 4; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 84, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3032: A bill for an act relating to counties; increasing authorized amount of county payment for Memorial Day expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 375.35.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Wergin, Koering and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3033: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new dam for the Platte River Watershed in Morrison County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3034: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a new Department of Energy; transferring existing duties from the Department of Commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; 116C.779; 123B.65, subdivisions 1, 5; 216A.085; 216A.095; 216B.241, subdivision 1; 216C.01, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Moua, Higgins and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3035: A bill for an act relating to crime; prohibiting use of arrest records for private employment purposes; providing immunity from negligent hiring as it relates to use of criminal records; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 364.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3036: A bill for an act relating to public safety; correcting name of federal government entity to United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 629.30, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3037: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying theft penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 609.52, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Prettner Solon and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3038: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner to provide information on human papillomavirus immunization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.23, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Carlson, Metzen, Jungbauer, Doll and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 3039: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing penalty for careless driving resulting in death; providing for revocation of violator’s driver’s license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.13, by adding a subdivision; 171.17, subdivision 1; 171.30, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dille and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 3040: A bill for an act relating to wastewater treatment; providing for additional wastewater treatment loan amounts for the cities of Litchfield and Willmar.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dille and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 3041: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the small community wastewater treatment program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 3042: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a pedestrian bridge over the Cannon River; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Larson, Stumpf, Senjem, Scheid and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3043: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an equity and opportunity in education tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff, Michel, Clark, Wiger and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3044: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school readiness assessments and kindergarten transition strategies; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3045: A bill for an act relating to horse racing; providing for certain occupational licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 240.08, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Marty and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3046: A bill for an act relating to public health; prohibiting sale of certain poultry and pork products to retail stores and restaurants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 25.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3047: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a pilot program to explore the development of a regional center for visual arts; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3048: A bill for an act relating to community education; modifying adults with disabilities revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.56, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; Laws 2007, chapter 146, article 9, section 17, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3049: A bill for an act relating to children’s mental health; requiring children’s mental health providers to develop a plan for and comply with requirements on the use of restrictive procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.0943, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3050: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying the expiration date for the Minnesota Agriculture Education Leadership Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 41D.01, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Vickerman and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3051: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing for a current listing of deceased Minnesota military personnel; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3052: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for nursing facilities in Minneapolis to the geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3053: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating certain Minnesota health care program outreach requirements for school districts; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 256.962, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3054: A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending certain coverage provisions; making certain technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Koch, Vickerman and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3055: A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing a loan program; adding certain veterans to those eligible for a program; changing an unemployment compensation provision; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 116L.17, subdivision 1; 268.047, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Frederickson and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3056: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for disposition of proceeds from sale of administrative sites; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.0857; 94.16, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Senjem, Lourey, Frederickson and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 3057: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on shining artificial lights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97B.081.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Doll, Robling, Dibble and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3058: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing urban partnership agreements to provide for user fees for use of high-occupancy vehicle lanes and dynamic shoulder lanes; exempting commissioner of transportation from rulemaking regarding urban partnership agreements, toll facilities, and final layouts for highways; imposing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 160.02, by adding a subdivision; 169.01, subdivision 31, by adding a subdivision; 169.306; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3059: A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring sale of state land to provide funding for transportation projects; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3060: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skoe, Murphy and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3061: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying Petrofund program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 115C.04, subdivision 3; 115C.09, subdivision 3h, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 115C.09, subdivision 3j.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3062: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing a uniform expiration date for snowmobile registrations and trail stickers; extending effective period of temporary permits for snowmobiles, off-highway motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, and watercraft; modifying temporary permit information requirements for snowmobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.788, subdivision 3; 84.82, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.922, subdivision 2; 86B.401, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 84.8205, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Scheid, Pogemiller, Moua, Johnson and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 3063: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating viatical settlements; enacting and modifying the Viatical Settlements Model Act of the National Association of Insurance Commissions; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 60A.964, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.716, subdivision 7; 60A.961; 60A.962; 60A.963; 60A.965; 60A.966; 60A.967; 60A.968; 60A.969; 60A.970; 60A.971; 60A.972; 60A.973; 60A.974.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Marty and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3064: A bill for an act relating to education; expecting students to be present and participate in school safety drills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 121A.035, subdivision 2; 121A.037; 299F.30, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bonoff, Michel and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3065: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the parent-child home program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3066: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting cities, counties, and townships from sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olson, M. and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3067: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; waiver of reinstatement fee after certain dissolution of an entity when a principal of the entity is a returning combat veteran; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Latz and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3068: A bill for an act relating to education; adding an inflationary adjustment for the alternative teacher compensation revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 122A.415, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Michel, Clark, Lynch, Rosen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3069: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring commissioner of public safety to issue special 2008 U.S. Women’s Open license plates.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Latz, Gerlach, Limmer, Dahle and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 3070: A bill for an act relating to trust property; authorizing the use of debit or credit cards to draw funds from custodial trust accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 529.08.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Erickson Ropes, Dibble, Jungbauer and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3071: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; expanding requirement of display of vehicle lighting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.48.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Wiger, Scheid, Tomassoni and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3072: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 12; adding a provision to allow the legislature or presiding officers to call a special session.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Higgins, Pappas, Berglin, Rest and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3073: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing assistance to prevent mortgage foreclosure; increasing the maximum amount of financial assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 462A.209, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Scheid, Prettner Solon and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3074: A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding the definitions of retail property and retail establishment under theft; creating new penalties for retail theft and possession or use of shoplifting gear; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.52, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.521; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 609.52, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3075: A bill for an act relating to capital investments; appropriating money for the engineering and repair of the Pike River Dam; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3076: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing Lake Vermilion State Park; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 85.012, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3077: A bill for an act relating to student transportation; establishing procedures and standards for contracting for private student transportation services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3078: A bill for an act relating to student transportation; establishing procedures and standards for contracting for private student transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123B.88, by adding a subdivision; 123B.91, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Olson, M.; Torres Ray; Clark; Pappas and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3079: A bill for an act relating to education; integrating instruction about the contributions of Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities into teacher preparation and licensing requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 122A.09, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Doll, Carlson, Gimse, Gerlach and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3080: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing use of temporary permit while awaiting delivery of license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.09, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Doll, Prettner Solon, Rummel, Rosen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3081: A bill for an act relating to utilities; setting filing deadline for certain reports; regulating customer payment arrangements during cold weather period; regulating payment agreements for certain utility services; prohibiting disconnections of services if certain medical conditions exist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.098, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 216B.091; 216B.096, subdivisions 5, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Olseen, Latz, Larson, Scheid and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3082: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing for disclosure of damage to older vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 325F.6644.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Saltzman, Lynch, Rosen, Michel and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3083: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; allowing an individual income and corporate franchise credit for investment in Minnesota high technology businesses; reducing an appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3084: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; correcting the legal description of the boundaries of the tracts of land administered by the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority; amending Laws 1973, chapter 327, section 2, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3085: A bill for an act relating to probate; changing certain provisions of the Uniform Probate Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 524.2-301; 524.2-402; 524.3-801; 524.3-803.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3086: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of tax-forfeited land in St. Louis County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3087: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating gas-tax revenue for motorized recreation; modifying provisions for motorized trail grants-in-aid; requiring rulemaking to implement recommendations for state-funded motorized recreational trails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.794, subdivision 1; 84.803, subdivision 1; 84.83, subdivision 2; 84.927, subdivision 1; 84.930; 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 Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skoe, Rest and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3088: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Minnesota Public Radio digital conversion.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 3089: A bill for an act relating to energy; mandating inclusion of strategic tree planting as eligible for direct expenditures as energy conservation improvement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 216B.241, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3090: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; exempting nonresident senior citizens from angling license requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.451, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3091: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying definitions of all-terrain vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.92, subdivisions 8, 9, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rummel, Wiger, Stumpf, Saxhaug and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3092: A bill for an act relating to education funding; appropriating money for the Minnesota Learning Resource Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Anderson, Prettner Solon, Clark and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3093: A bill for an act relating to local government; extending and changing the terms of guaranteed energy savings contracts under the uniform municipal contracting law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 471.345, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Cohen, Pappas, Langseth, Pogemiller and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3094: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; establishing a biomedical science research facilities funding program for the University of Minnesota; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 3095: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water or wetland.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Rosen, Prettner Solon, Doll and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3096: A bill for an act relating to energy; creating program for government energy conservation investments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216C.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C; repealing Laws 2007, chapter 57, article 2, section 30.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Olseen, Vandeveer, Rummel, Lourey and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3097: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for commuter bus service along Interstate Highway I-35.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Gerlach, Rest, Robling and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3098: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; making changes to expenditure restrictions; modifying bingo games and prizes; making clarifying and technical changes to lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 349.213, subdivisions 1, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 349.15, subdivision 1; 349.17, subdivision 8; 349.211, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2c, 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Berglin, Lourey, Lynch and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3099: A bill for an act relating to public health; increasing affordability and continuity of care for state health care programs; modifying health care provisions; establishing a public health access fund; increasing the tobacco impact fees; providing subsidies for employee share of employer-subsidized insurance; establishing the Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange; requiring certain employers to offer Section 125 Plan; creating an affordability standard; requiring mandated reports; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16A.725, subdivision 1; 62A.65, subdivision 3; 62E.141; 62L.12, subdivisions 2, 4; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256.9658, subdivisions 3, 9; 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; 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; 145; 256B; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256L.15, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Saltzman, Olseen, Lynch, Michel and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3100: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the reporting of assessment results; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3101: A bill for an act relating to taxation; limiting the jurisdiction to tax persons investing in certain entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.015, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Robling Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 3102: A bill for an act relating to transportation; repealing prohibition against Dan Patch commuter rail line; repealing Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 85.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Sparks, Metzen, Rosen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 3103: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for business assistance in greater Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Sparks, Metzen and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3104: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for bioscience public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bonoff, Metzen, Saltzman and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3105: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing assistance for small business development; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116J.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bonoff, Metzen, Saltzman and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3106: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing additional research and development credit for small businesses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.068, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Sparks and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3107: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a grant program for innovative technology and economic development research at the University of Minnesota; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Sparks, Metzen, Rosen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 3108: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for greater Minnesota redevelopment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Sparks, Fischbach, Metzen, Koch and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3109: A bill for an act relating to economic development; implementing certain strategic entrepreneurial economic development initiatives; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 116J.03, by adding a subdivision; 116J.656; 116J.66; 116J.68; 116L.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 116L.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 3110: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Southeast Expressway from Rochester to St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Robling Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3111: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for preliminary design and engineering to construct improvements to intersection of U.S. Highway 169, Trunk Highway 282, and County Highway 9; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3112: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an experimental iron treatment to reduce phosphorus levels in Rush Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rosen, Clark, Marty and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3113: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for community action agencies.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer, Tomassoni, Bakk, Johnson and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 3114: A bill for an act relating to contracts; requiring prompt payment to construction subcontractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 337.10, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Rosen, Metzen, Tomassoni, Sparks and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3115: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring a standard business subsidy agreement for the JOBZ program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 469.310, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Scheid, Bakk, Sparks, Gerlach and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3116: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a consumer complaint resolution procedure for insurance claims; imposing fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 72A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3117: A bill for an act relating to human services; mandating an annual report on the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 3118: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to Lake Washington Park; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Stumpf, Kubly, Lourey and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3119: A bill for an act relating to emergency management; authorizing interstate assistance by local governments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3120: A bill for an act relating to data practices; specifying access to disputed data; requiring closed meetings to be recorded; granting attorney fees in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.072, subdivision 4; 13D.05, subdivision 1; 13D.06, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 13.08, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3121: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for preservation of state historic sites; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Doll, Marty, Koering, Erickson Ropes and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 3122: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for health professional educational loan forgiveness program; expanding access to dental care services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 144.1501, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 256B.037, subdivisions 1, 1b, 4, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.037, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 2, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Jungbauer and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3123: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP provisions; eliminating and repealing family stabilization services, the work participation bonus, and the Workforce U pilot program; reducing appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 119B.05, subdivision 1; 256J.08, subdivision 65; 256J.20, subdivision 3; 256J.32, subdivision 6; 256J.521, subdivision 1; 256J.53, subdivision 2; 256J.626, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 256J.95, subdivision 3; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 63; article 19, section 3, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J; repealing Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 52.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Pappas; Moua; Higgins; Olson, M. and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3124: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to provide victim services for the safety of human trafficking victims.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Torres Ray, Rummel, Skogen and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3125: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the basic formula allowance; eliminating proration of special education revenue; increasing funding for special education services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.20; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 125A.76, subdivision 4; 125A.79, subdivision 6; 126C.10, subdivision 2; Laws 2007, chapter 146, article 3, section 24, subdivisions 2, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3126: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating a Minnesota forests for the future program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3127: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan; authorizing a transfer of service credit for a prior period of firefighter employment by the city of Maple Grove.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Cohen, Rest, Pogemiller, Clark and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3128: A bill for an act relating to state finance; requiring the commissioner of finance to adjust for projected inflation in forecasting state expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3129: A bill for an act relating to the judiciary; including appellate court appointments in the Commission on Judicial Selection process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 480B.01, subdivisions 1, 6, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3130: A bill for an act relating to corrections; making technical corrections and amendments to certain youth correction, county jail, adult offender supervision, and fingerprinting provisions; changing date for annual report of Advisory Council on Interstate Adult Offender Supervision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 241.301; 243.1606, subdivision 3; 609.117, subdivision 3; 641.09; 641.18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 242.193, subdivision 1; 242.39; 260B.241; 260C.207.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran, Skoe, Rest and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3131: A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting certain payments in annexations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 414.036.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid; Marty; Berglin; Olson, M. and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3132: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating medical debt information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3133: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to capital improvements; appropriating money for a community center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3134: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for United Enterprise Laboratories; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3135: A bill for an act relating to health; creating the Minnesota Responds Medical Reserve Corps; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 145A.04, by adding subdivisions; 145A.06, by adding subdivisions; 176.011, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3136: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying state employee postretirement employment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 43A.346, subdivisions 5, 6; 352.115, subdivision 10; 356.47, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3137: A bill for an act relating to commuter rail; clarifying the commissioner of transportation’s authority; providing for the operation and maintenance of commuter rail lines located in whole or in part within the metropolitan area; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 174; 473.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 3138: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for handling genetic information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.386, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 144.125, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Metzen, Wiger, Latz and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3139: A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing offenses involving the sale and purchase of event tickets; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3140: A bill for an act relating to boiler operations; making changes to licensing procedures; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 183.545, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, sections 183.501; 183.51.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3141: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; limiting the maximum additional amount authorized after July 1, 2007, and after each July 1 thereafter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Clark, Pappas and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3142: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Pappas and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3143: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at St. Cloud Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Larson and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3144: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for a stay of action on an orderly annexation resolution pending action on an annexation by order petition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 414.0325, by adding a subdivision; 414.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lourey, Koering, Rest and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3145: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending foster care benefits to age 21; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey, Koering and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3146: A bill for an act relating to human services; certifying foster children’s eligibility for medical assistance until age 21; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.055, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3147: A bill for an act relating to communications; repealing a sunset provision; repealing Laws 2005, chapter 81, section 7.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3148: A bill for an act relating to retirement; clarifying certain correctional plan covered positions; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 352.91, subdivisions 1, 2, 3c, 3g, 4a; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 352.91, subdivisions 3d, 3e, 3f.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Saltzman, Sparks and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3149: A bill for an act relating to environment; authorizing revenue bonds to be sold for closed landfill cleanup; directing the Pollution Control Agency to provide cleanup of certain closed landfill sites; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116.155, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3150: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; waiving annuity repayment requirement for a certain Glencoe/Silver Lake school district retiree.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Torres Ray, Wiger, Stumpf, Erickson Ropes and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 3151: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a plan to reduce the achievement gap.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3152: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for replacement of the roof at the St. Cloud National Guard Training and Community Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3153: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; creating an Office of Early Childhood Education; directing the governor to appoint a director of early childhood education.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Scheid and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 3154: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating residential mortgage originators and services; verifying the borrower’s ability to pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 58.13, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Anderson, Dibble, Langseth, Moua and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3155: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing a special research and development credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.068, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saltzman and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 3156: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the definition of comprehensive, scientifically based reading instruction; making requirements of prekindergarten through grade 6 teachers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 122A.06, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivisions 2, 2a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saltzman, Wiger and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3157: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring every school to have a licensed library media specialist; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3158: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring Explore Minnesota Tourism to study vacation rental lodging; creating definitions; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.