State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 14, 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 Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting graffiti; providing incarcerative and intermediate sanctions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to children; changing certain placement provisions for children in foster or residential care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 260C.193, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for the Pine Grove Zoo in Little Falls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Historical Society; appropriating money for the military museum at Camp Ripley.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the renewable energy clean air project in Koochiching County; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Voyageurs Heritage Center and Voyageurs National Park Headquarters; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2528: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a fire and hazardous response team facility in Grand Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Canisteo Mine Outflow Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for infrastructure and other improvements for a steel mill in Itasca County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Cohen, Marty, Pariseau and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for publicly owned housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a Tri-County Regional Services Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to gambling; clarifying definition of gambling device; repealing a provision relating to manufacture of gambling devices or components for shipment to other jurisdictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.75, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 349.40.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to Yellow Medicine County; providing a process for making certain offices appointive in Yellow Medicine County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a segment of the Minnesota River Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the AgLan Centr; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Larson, Langseth, Dille, Metzen and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for revitalization of historic Fort Snelling; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Tomassoni and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Nassau for a fire station.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating fee for identification cards for seniors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 171.07, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Sieben, Murphy, Pappas and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Red Rock Corridor Transit Way.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a law enforcement center at Alexandria Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; clarifying the authority of the county housing and redevelopment authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 383B.77, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Fischbach, Wergin and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Sartell for the Central Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; modifying definition of ethanol blender; establishing specifications for two classes of gasoline-ethanol blends; allowing ethanol blends approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency; directing state departments to further expand gasoline-ethanol blend options for Minnesota consumers and facilitate the installment of renewable fuel-blending pumps; updating superseded ASTM specifications; synchronizing redundant ethanol-gasoline blend definitions and specifications in statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 239.051, subdivision 15; 239.761, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 239.7911, subdivision 2; 296A.01, subdivisions 2, 25.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Dille, Hann and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing existing prohibition preventing Public Utilities Commission from issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Austin flood relief.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2547: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Riverland Community College.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Alden Community Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Austin Area Success Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct remedial systems in the city of Albert Lea.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and sewers and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds; appropriating money to upgrade the city of Rose Creek sewer systems.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing use of certain application forms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 201.071, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2553: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain review procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 206.89, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Spring Lake Trail in the city of Mora; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new supply well in the city of Carlton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a senior center in the city of Mora; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Moose Lake wastewater collection and treatment facility project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for repair of the Hinckley Fire State Monument; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2559: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment system in the Big Lake Area Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Rummel, Pappas and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Lower Afton Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Rummel, Pappas and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a snowmaking system for the Battle Creek Winter Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Moua, Murphy, Pappas and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Central Corridor Transit Way.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for acquisition of Ojiketa Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying TANF maintenance of effort programs; amending Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 19, section 3, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Pariseau, Saxhaug and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for a conservation angling license; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2566: 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 Shafer.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Wells Depot in the city of Wells; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2568: 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 Rush City.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2569: 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 Amador Township.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pariseau, Metzen, Gerlach, Sieben and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Vermillion Highlands Wildlife Management Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Winnebago Avenue Sports Complex in the city of Fairmont; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a community center in the city of Pemberton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Martin County Community Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Larson and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain special election and primary provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 204D.19, subdivision 2; 204D.23, subdivision 2; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; proposing technical amendments to the Business Corporations Act, the Limited Liability Company Act, and the Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2001; authorizing the formation of nonprofit limited liability companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 302A.011, subdivisions 17, 50; 302A.111, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 302A.115, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 302A.231, subdivisions 2, 3; 302A.237; 302A.241, subdivision 1; 302A.255, subdivision 1; 302A.449, subdivision 3; 302A.471, subdivision 3; 302A.521, subdivision 1; 302A.553, subdivision 1; 302A.701; 302A.721; 321.1206; 322B.03, subdivisions 20, 32, by adding a subdivision; 322B.10; 322B.11; 322B.12, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 322B.35, subdivision 3; 322B.363, subdivision 3; 322B.643, subdivisions 2, 3; 322B.66, subdivision 1; 322B.666, subdivision 1; 322B.699, subdivision 1; 322B.78; 322B.80, subdivision 1; 322B.806; 322B.90, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 322B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dille and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to crimes; including false police and fire emergency calls as misdemeanor offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.78, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; establishing an alternative fishing contest fee for certain fishing clubs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97C.081, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dille and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2578: 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 Annandale for the Annandale Tactical Training Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility reconstruction in Grand Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Bakk, Moua, Ortman and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting certain disaster response vehicles from registration tax and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.012, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2581: 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 city of Grand Rapids at-grade railroad crossing improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2582: 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 Coleraine downtown corridor redevelopment.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to public buildings; removing a requirement that a city hold a referendum before building, equipping, or maintaining a memorial for war veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 416.01.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2584: 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 asset preservation at the Minnesota State Academies.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2585: 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 State Academies, Frechette Hall.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for expansion of Trunk Highway 60 in Faribault and related improvements; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to education; removing wind energy production tax from county apportionment deduction for school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 126C.21, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; removing certain land in the Cannon River area from the wild and scenic rivers program.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2589: 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 construction of a water reclamation facility in Faribault.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Senjem and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to design and construct improvements to the Mayo Civic Center Complex in Rochester.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the city of Moose Lake South Substation Expansion Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new supply well in the city of Barnum; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Tomassoni, Saltzman, Wiger and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for general education; eliminating the permanent school fund subtraction; simplifying education finance; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.21, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Vickerman, Koering, Dille, Ingebrigtsen and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for dairy investment matching grants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Dille, Ingebrigtsen, Koering, Skogen and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2595: 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 Litchfield for wastewater treatment facility improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates for nursing facilities located in Olmsted County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Lynch, Skogen, Hann and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school boards to seek information from prospective employees and the Board of Teaching about disciplinary actions against the employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saltzman, Bonoff, Clark, Ingebrigtsen and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing the criminal penalty for certain domestic abuse no contact order violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 518B.01, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lynch, Senjem, Langseth, Saltzman and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the phase II expansion of the National Volleyball Center in Rochester.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Saxhaug, Bakk, Frederickson and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying the license period for angling and fish house licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97A.411, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rosen, Sheran, Senjem and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to the city of Wells; providing for disposition of certain tax increment revenues after decertification of a district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wergin, Saxhaug, Bakk, Frederickson and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting the taking of white and albino deer in Mille Lacs County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97B.311.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Latz, Rest, Bonoff, Clark and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2603: 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 improvements to the Perpich Center for Arts Education.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Saxhaug and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to education; changing the calculation of marginal cost pupil units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Gerlach, Rest, Michel and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; providing for staggered terms of Metropolitan Council members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.123, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olseen, Sheran, Lourey, Murphy and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a matching-grant pilot program to assist communities in providing safe transportation for intoxicated persons; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Pogemiller, Senjem, Cohen and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to state government operations; establishing procedures for state agencies to assist communities to recover from a natural disaster; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rosen, Senjem and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a cooperative facilities grant to Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Metzen, Sheran, Koering and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying programs of Minnesota Job Skills Partnership; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 116L.02; 116L.04, subdivision 1; 116L.05, subdivisions 3, 5; 116L.16; 116L.20, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116L.06.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Limmer, Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to education finance; setting criteria for allowable uses of health and safety revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.57, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 8, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Day, Scheid, Wergin and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring certain sex offenders to wear tracking and monitoring bracelets after release from prison; prescribing penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Higgins, Rest, Foley and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Hennepin Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Sheran, Senjem and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for street and infrastructure improvements in the city of Wells.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer, Dibble and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to crime; reinstating the law prohibiting ticket scalping. repealing Laws 2007, chapter 47, section 1; Laws 2007, chapter 54, article 2, section 19.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Limmer and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to courts; increasing mandatory retirement age for judges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 490.121, subdivision 21d.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Limmer, Scheid, Gerlach and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain permitted expenditures of money collected for political purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 211B.12.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Hann, Michel, Wergin, Senjem and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to end participation in the No Child Left Behind Act.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Gimse, Fischbach, Ingebrigtsen, Day and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to crime; adding documents that are included in the crime of aggravated forgery; increasing penalty for aggravated forgery; establishing sex trafficking as a separate crime from the promotion of prostitution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.281, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 609.282, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.321, subdivision 7a; 609.625, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, M.; Langseth; Saxhaug; Tomassoni and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2619: 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 Bemidji Regional Event Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Scheid, Betzold, Wergin and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying state labor contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 85A.02, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Anderson, Jungbauer, Torres Ray, Cohen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2622: 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 phase 3 of the Minnesota Correctional Facility, Faribault expansion.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2623: 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 city of Ellendale water system improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2624: 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 renovation of Mott Hall on the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf campus.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2625: 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 city of Blooming Prairie sewer improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2626: A bill for an act relating to education; providing public employers discretion in granting leaves of absence over one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 179A.07, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2627: 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 city of Medford wastewater and water system improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; requiring public service corporations to share appraisal information with land owners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 117.189.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chaudhary, Betzold and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 2629: 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 expansion of the Banfill Locke Center for the Arts in Anoka County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to utilities; authorizing certificate of need for new nuclear power generating plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Dibble, Frederickson and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Open Door Health Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Bakk, Frederickson, Chaudhary, Bonoff and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2633: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for North Shore state parks and trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Frederickson, Kubly, Saxhaug and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for environment and natural resource purposes; spending to acquire and better public land, improve water quality, and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran; Olson, M.; Marty; Berglin and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2635: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a grant for the establishment of the kinship navigator program for grandparents and relatives raising related children; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to public finance; altering the school district referendum market value tax base; modifying the taxation of seasonal recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 275.025, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2637: 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 Brainerd.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2638: 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 Brainerd downtown infrastructure improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring authorization before relocating regional treatment centers or state-operated nursing homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 246.0135.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Frederickson, Kubly, Chaudhary and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Board of Water and Soil Resources statewide projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2641: 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 city of St. Paul master plan for Keller and Phalen Parks.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Murphy, Limmer, Rest and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying provisions of the safe at home program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 5B.02; 5B.03, subdivision 1; 5B.07; 171.06, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua, Tomassoni, Marty, Scheid and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying the definition of neighborhood land trust; appropriating money for neighborhood land trusts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 462A.30, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua; Foley; Betzold; Olson, M. and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to public safety; reducing or eliminating certain fees enacted during period of recent budget shortfalls to raise revenue, including criminal offense surcharge, DWI license reinstatement fee, various court fees, and public defender co-pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 171.29, subdivision 2; 271.06, subdivision 4; 357.021, subdivisions 2, 6, 7; 357.022; 357.08; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 611.17.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua; Betzold; Olson, M.; Scheid and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to family law; eliminating requirement of Social Security number in marriage dissolution petitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 518.10.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saltzman and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Stillwater flood control; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Metzen, Ingebrigtsen and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing crime of disarming a peace officer; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.50, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing wetland bank credit under certain state-held conservation easements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying horse trail pass requirements; creating a new resident deer license fee category; allowing scopes on muzzleloaders; providing for a special bear hunting permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 85.46, subdivision 1; 97B.031, subdivision 5; 97B.301, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 97A.475, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for disposition of proceeds from the lease of certain tax-forfeited land in Itasca County; authorizing private sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public water in Itasca County; amending Laws 2006, chapter 236, article 1, section 43.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for expedited exchanges of public land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.145, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 94.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring drug tests as a condition of MFIP eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256J.15, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a conflict of interest exception for certain school contracts for professional and other services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 471.88, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Betzold and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to statutory cities; providing for discharge of a charter commission; providing for compensation of charter commissions; authorizing charter amendments by ordinance; providing for water and sewer charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 410.05, subdivision 5; 410.06; 410.12, subdivision 7; 444.075, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending the Minnesota State Retirement System deferred compensation plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 352.03, subdivision 4; 352.97; 353D.12, subdivision 4; 356.24, subdivision 1; 356B.10, subdivision 3; 363A.36, subdivision 1; 383B.914, subdivision 7; 518.003, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 356.96, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 352.96; Minnesota Rules, parts 7905.0100; 7905.0200; 7905.0300; 7905.0400; 7905.0500; 7905.0600; 7905.0700; 7905.0800; 7905.0900; 7905.1000; 7905.1100; 7905.1200; 7905.1300; 7905.1400; 7905.1500; 7905.1600; 7905.1700; 7905.1800; 7905.1900; 7905.2000; 7905.2100; 7905.2200; 7905.2300; 7905.2400; 7905.2450; 7905.2500; 7905.2560; 7905.2600; 7905.2700; 7905.2800; 7905.2900.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Higgins, Pogemiller, Murphy, Saltzman and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring emergency management training for certain executive branch employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 12.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Skogen, Koering, Sparks and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax credit for certain small wind power generator installations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Senjem, Rosen and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new steam line from Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility to Rochester Community and Technical College Campus.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing sale of bonds for roadside properties on the Great River Road; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Doll, Michel and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for classroom addition and renovation at Normandale Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the North Central Technology Laboratories facility.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Marty, Moua, Betzold and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to assisted reproduction; changing certain regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 257.56.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kubly, Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; extending time for applying for restricted plumber’s license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 326.402, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Day, Chaudhary, Tomassoni, Metzen and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2664: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota Wildlife Art Museum; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Berglin, Lynch, Lourey, Fischbach and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2667: A bill for an act relating to health; extending two-year moratorium on radiation therapy facility construction in certain counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 144.5509.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2668: A bill for an act relating to public safety; controlled substances; adding Salvia divinorum to schedule IV of the controlled substance schedules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 152.02, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rummel, Robling, Anderson and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying developmental screening aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.19.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2671: 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 city of Thief River Falls’ multievents complex phase II, aquatic center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2672: 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 new Kittson County ATV trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2673: 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 city of Thief River Falls pedestrian and bicycle pathways system.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2675: 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 city of Roseau east diversion flood control project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2676: 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 Hallock Ice Arena.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2677: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Northland Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2678: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting transition revenue for Independent School District No. 356, Lancaster; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.10, subdivision 31.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2679: 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 phase 2 of the Moose Lake sex offender treatment program facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Betzold, Moua, Limmer and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2680: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalty for attempted robbery; creating the crime of robbery involving a motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.24; 609.245; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Limmer, Wergin, Vandeveer, Ingebrigtsen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2681: A bill for an act relating to law enforcement; prohibiting immigration law enforcement noncooperation ordinances and policies; providing for use of immigration-related data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Skogen, Wergin, Langseth, Frederickson and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2682: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for library accessibility and improvement grants; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2683: 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 North Mankato land acquisition for Caswell Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2684: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the minimum length of a school day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120A.41.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Anderson, Frederickson, Rummel and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2685: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a state museum of natural history.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Saltzman, Dibble, Sieben and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2686: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner of transportation to develop or identify a device to give warning of imminent bridge collapse; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2687: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing a 30-year lease of tax-forfeited and school trust fund lands in St. Louis County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Bakk and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2688: A bill for an act relating to unemployment compensation; eliminating an exception to the general rule for determining independent contractor status; requiring certain audit activities; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 268.035, subdivision 25b.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2689: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing establishment of the White Community Hospital District; authorizing hospital district to levy property taxes.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch, Senjem, Sieben, Lourey and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2690: A bill for an act relating to local government; amending county historical society funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 138.053.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Koch, Limmer and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2691: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to the city of Rockford for flood hazard mitigation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2692: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring rulemaking to modify wetland conservation enforcement.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sheran, Marty, Jungbauer, Higgins and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2693: A bill for an act relating to elections; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VI, sections 7 and 8; establishing and modifying procedures for filling judicial vacancies; creating a judicial performance commission; creating a commission on appellate judicial selection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 7, 10, 15; 204B.06, subdivision 6; 204B.34, subdivision 3; 204B.36, subdivision 4; 480B.01, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; 480B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 204B.36, subdivision 5; 204D.14, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Berglin, Higgins, Rosen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2694: 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 an outpatient clinic and health education facility at Hennepin County Medical Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Saltzman, Dibble and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2695: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring transit implementation plan to meet 80 percent of transit needs in greater Minnesota by 2015; requiring annual assessment of ADA paratransit ridership needs in metropolitan area; requiring annual transit report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 174.24, by adding a subdivision; 473.1465, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2696: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a veterans memorial in the city of Virginia; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2697: 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 Mora.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Lourey, Higgins, Larson and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2698: A bill for an act relating to health; providing colorectal cancer screening for the uninsured; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Metzen, Michel and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2699: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Rosen, Berglin, Koering and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2700: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to Ramsey County to plan and design renovations at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Frederickson and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 2701: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the fish habitat educational display at the Minnesota State Fair; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2702: 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 forest bridge replacement.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2703: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Rainy River Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Vickerman, Kubly and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2704: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating a livestock investment grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Moua, Pappas, Cohen, Tomassoni and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2705: A bill for an act relating to state revenue; forgiving loan repayments on a loan to the city of St. Paul to finance the St. Paul RiverCentre; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 23, subdivision 6, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Dibble, Senjem, Anderson and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2706: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for development and application of building energy usage performance standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16B.325; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 216B.241, subdivision 1e, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2707: 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 dam repair on Balsam Lake in Itasca County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Frederickson and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2708: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to the commissioner of natural resources for easement acquisition on private forest lands.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Cohen, Moua, Pappas, Tomassoni and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2709: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the city of St. Paul to defease, pay, redeem, or refund city bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chaudhary, Foley, Betzold and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2710: 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 train station in the city of Fridley.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.