State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
12:00 Noon
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Carlson, Doll, Jungbauer, Kubly and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2364: A bill for an act relating to solar energy; prohibiting a homeowners association from restricting the installation and operation of a solar energy system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 515.11; 515.19, subdivision 1; 515A.3-102; 515B.3-102.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Pariseau, Betzold, Murphy and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2365: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Minnesota sesquicentennial special plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2366: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Cold Spring downtown riverfront redevelopment project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2367: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for land acquisition for Warner Lake Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2368: 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.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2369: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring all K-12 athletic coaches to undergo criminal history background checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger; Saltzman; Olson, G.; Pappas and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 2370: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a P-20 education partnership; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 2371: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing certain levy authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.45.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Marty, Erickson Ropes, Rosen and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2372: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to provide coverage for neuropsychological testing for children diagnosed with cancer; extending medical assistance coverage to neuropsychological testing for children diagnosed with cancer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Gimse, Hann, Ingebrigtsen and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2373: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying that the aggravated forgery law covers documents associated with federal I-9 employment eligibility verification forms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.625, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Gimse, Ingebrigtsen and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2374: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Washburne Avenue improvements in the city of Paynesville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2375: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a mandatory minimum prison sentence for criminal vehicular homicide offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 609.21, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Vickerman and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2376: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; modifying appropriations for the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 8; Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Higgins, Marty, Murphy and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2377: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing first responders to a basic life support ambulance with certain conditions; allowing staffing flexibility for rural ambulance providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144E.101, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 144E.101, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bakk, Higgins, Lourey, Murphy and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2378: A bill for an act relating to health; changing requirements for interfacility transports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144E.101, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2379: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; amending provisions concerning reestablishment costs limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 117.51; 117.52, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2380: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying teacher licensure requirements for early childhood family education programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 124D.13, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2381: A bill for an act relating to public safety; exempting police vehicles used to transport police dogs from window glazing restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.71, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2382: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; providing additional aid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2383: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2384: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for property acquisition for Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2385: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for property demolition at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2386: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate and construct an addition to Sattgast Science Building at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2387: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for science lab renovation at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2388: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing extended duration limits for certain redevelopment tax increment financing districts in the city of Oakdale.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2389: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for preliminary engineering of improvements along a portion of Trunk Highway 5 in Maplewood; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Betzold and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2390: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; modifying restrictions on the collection and use of Social Security numbers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 325E.59, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 325E.59, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 2391: A bill for an act relating to noxious weeds; requiring the designation of buckthorn as a primary noxious weed.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Wiger, Rummel, Metzen, Saltzman and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2392: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the permanent school fund subtraction; simplifying education funding; dedicating permanent school fund revenue for technology; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.21, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2393: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing an infrastructure funding grant for Elbow Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2394: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Lowry Avenue Bridge; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2395: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for land acquisition for Quarry Park and Nature Preserve; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Dille and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2396: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Rocori Trail in Stearns County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Fischbach and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2397: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an account transfer for Independent School District No. 750, Rocori.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2398: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Pappas and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2399: A bill for an act relating to public nuisances; making changes to public nuisance law affecting evidentiary thresholds and numbers of triggering incidents required for specific offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 617.81, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2400: 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 Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Senjem, Clark, Moua and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2401: 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 Rest, Betzold, Michel and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2402: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying provisions governing the Board of Accountancy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 326A.01, subdivisions 2, 12, 17, by adding a subdivision; 326A.02, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 326A.03; 326A.04; 326A.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 326A.06; 326A.07; 326A.08, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 326A.10; 326A.12; 326A.13; 326A.14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 326A.05, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2403: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provision relating to disability of peace officer or firefighter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299A.465, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Kubly, Dille, Rummel, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2404: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing free lifetime state park permits for totally and permanently disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 85.053, by adding a subdivision; 85.055, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Kubly, Dille, Rummel, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2405: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; veterans; creating a subtraction for military pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.091, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2406: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Southwest Area Storm Sewer Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2407: A bill for an act relating to veterans; directing commissioner of veterans affairs to establish and operate a new veterans home in the city of Montevideo.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Dibble and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2408: A bill for an act relating to city of Minneapolis; allowing city to restrict use of engine brakes on Interstate Highway 394.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Carlson; Olson, G. and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 2409: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an intermediate school district to borrow in anticipation of revenue payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 126C.51; 126C.52, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 126C.53; 126C.55.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2410: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax; providing that the growing of certain trees is considered an intensive use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2411: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a biosolids processing facility in the city of Red Wing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2412: 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 to acquire land for the St. Cloud Regional Airport.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2413: 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 St. Cloud Civic Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach, Wergin and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2414: 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 Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2415: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements at Minnesota State University, Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koering; Olson, M. and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2416: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Cuyuna State Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug, Lourey, Murphy and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2417: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying transport criteria for ambulance service in the state trauma system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.604.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Koering, Metzen, Murphy, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2418: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board members to serve two consecutive terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144E.01, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 2419: A bill for an act relating to noxious weeds; allowing municipalities to adopt ordinances for the eradication of buckthorn; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 18.78, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2420: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for an earth and space, life, and physical sciences assessment in grades 10 through 12; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2421: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing assistance to school districts that pay salary differential for certain members of the military; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 471.975.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Rummrl, Hann, Lynch and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2422: 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 Education.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2423: A bill for an act relating to retirement; first class city teacher retirement fund associations; correcting special direct state aid references; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 354A.12, subdivision 3a; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 354A.12, subdivision 3c.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2424: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; permitting the purchase of service credit for Hennepin County elected service.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2425: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2426: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center arena.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2427: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; authorizing the city of Duluth to increase the rate of tax on sales of food and beverages; authorizing use of the proceeds of the tax for certain improvements; amending Laws 1980, chapter 511, section 1, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2428: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing meetings and events after 6:00 p.m. on March 4, 2008.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2429: 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 interchange between Otter Tail County CSAH 34 and marked Trunk Highway 10.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2430: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the Upper Sioux Community water system.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2431: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for additional demolition costs at the Ah-Gwah-Ching Regional Treatment Center Campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2432: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Paul Bunyan State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2433: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Cass County to establish a hospital district.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2434: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the University Research Park project area in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2435: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements and right-of-way acquisition within the Franklin LRT Station and 46th Street Station redevelopment areas in the city of Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2436: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Minneapolis parkway improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2437: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an emergency operations center and regional fire training center in the city of Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2438: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a forensic crime lab in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2439: 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 Floodwood for business park development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2440: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the city of Aurora wastewater treatment facility, phase II; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2441: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Hibbing Memorial Building; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2442: 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 Hoyt Lakes and town of White rail and infrastructure project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2443: 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 Virginia Mining Haul Road economic development project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2444: 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 Chisholm street improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2445: 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 Gilbert wastewater treatment facility improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2446: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring use of certain funds for direct unemployed worker assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116J.401, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2447: 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 Iron Junction sewer expansion.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel, Cohen, Pappas, Anderson and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Tamarack Nature Center - Destination for Discovery; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying prohibited uses of pesticide; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 18B.07, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring installation of specific service signs on marked Trunk Highway 61.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting use of certain construction debris as cover material; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Inver Hills Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2453: 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 Heritage Village Park in Inver Grove Heights.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for restorative justice services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2455: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; providing additional aid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koch, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a fire hall in the city of Windom; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a fire and ambulance facility in Mountain Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a fire hall in the city of Worthington; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional environmental science and nature education center in Jackson County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for floodplain management in the Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to railroads; forgiving state loans made to Rock and Nobles Counties.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing amount that counties may appropriate for Memorial Day observances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 375.34; 375.35.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Windom Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Heritage Village Park in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2466: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a span arch bridge in South St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2467: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association police and fire fund; authorizing a joint and survivor annuity for a divorced spouse of a deceased retiree who elected a single life annuity.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2468: A bill for an act relating to economic development; renaming Minnesota Technology, Inc. to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.; updating provisions; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 116O.01; 116O.011; 116O.02, subdivision 6; 116O.03, subdivisions 1a, 7; 116O.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 116O.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116O; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 116O.03, subdivision 11; 116O.06; 116O.07; 116O.071; 116O.072; 116O.08; 116O.09, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 116O.091, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6; 116O.10; 116O.11; 116O.12; 116O.122; 116O.13; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 116O.09, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2469: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; authorizing revocation of retirement annuity application in favor of disability benefit application in certain instances.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2470: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for treatment of certain nursing facility employee pension benefit costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.431, subdivision 28.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2471: A bill for an act relating to health; lowering the minimum age requirement for blood donation; requiring parental consent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 145.41.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2472: A bill for an act relating to Nicollet County; providing a process for making certain offices appointive in Nicollet County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2473: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Mankato to predesign and design a performing arts theater and Southern Minnesota Women’s Hockey Exposition Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2474: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the kinship support program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2475: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater improvements in the city of Lafayette; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2476: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for integrated science and engineering lab design at St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Pappas, Fischbach and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Brown Hall science renovation at St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Pappas and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Allied Health Center design at the St. Cloud Technical College campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2479: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; reappropriating a grant from the Knife River-Larsmont sanitary district to the Duluth/North Shore sanitary district; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 12, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Chaudhary and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2480: A bill for an act relating to water; classifying the Comfort Lake-Forest Lake Watershed District as a watershed management organization.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2481: 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 safety modifications on the Sunrise River in Chisago County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Vandeveer and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for improvements at the Disabled Veteran’s Rest Camp on Big Marine Lake in Washington County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2483: 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. 2484: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for use of donated sick leave; amending Laws 1993, chapter 345, article 5, section 17, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting certain disabled members of the Public Employment Retirement Association police and fire plan to elect to change the laws under which benefits are determined.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2486: A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing a grant program for idling reduction technology purchases; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2487: 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 training and exercise center at Camp Ripley.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Frederickson, Lourey, Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2488: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state park rehabilitation and development; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dille, Anderson, Frederickson, Saxhaug and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state park and recreation area acquisition; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Frederickson, Anderson, Bakk and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state trail acquisition, rehabilitation, and repair; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Scheid, Cohen, Pogemiller and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating claim denials under aviation liability coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 60A.081, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 360.59, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Anderson, Vickerman, Frederickson, Pariseau and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; providing for repayment of certain appropriations from the environment and natural resources trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116P.10.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Berglin, Langseth, Marty and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying grants to early childhood learning and child protection facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 119A.45.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to courts; creating an exception to mandatory retirement date for judges in office on December 31, 1973; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 490.125, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for feasibility study of improvements along Trunk Highway 5 in Maplewood.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Betzold, Langseth, Senjem and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at the National Sports Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Baudette water towers; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the sanitary sewer, water, and storm sewer rehabilitation project in the city of Northome; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Wheeler Point community sanitary sewer collection and treatment system; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Betzold, Johnson, Schied and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to horse racing; providing for sharing of purse set-aside and breeder’s fund revenue; modifying certain restrictions on simulcasting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 240.06, subdivision 5a, by adding a subdivision; 240.13, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to retirement; privatized public employee retirement coverage; including the Worthington Regional Hospital in privatization coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 353F.02, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Latz, Saltzman, Day, Jungbauer and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner to prioritize for state funding certain metropolitan area projects that have been awarded federal funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 174.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to taxes; income; allowing a subtraction for members of the foreign service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.091, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Cohen, Dibble, Langseth and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for predesign of Orchestra Hall and Peavey Plaza in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for West Frontage Road in the city of Oronoco; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring wind energy revenue payments to school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 126C.21, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a Native American juvenile treatment center; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2508: 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 Northfield public safety and regional emergency operations center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2509: 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 Mill Towns State Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Larson and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for dredge material site projects in the Lower Minnesota Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to state government; reestablishing the Health Care Peer Review Committee relating to quality of care and treatment of offenders; reestablishing advisory committees for the Minnesota Breeders fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 241.021, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 240.18, subdivision 4; Laws 2007, chapter 133, article 2, section 13.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to the Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission for the celebration of Minnesota’s 150th anniversary of statehood.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for Trunk Highway 8 improvements in the city of Lindstrom; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an account transfer for Independent School District No. 411, Balaton.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Dibble, Murphy and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an Environmental Impact Statement and preliminary engineering for the Southwest Transit Way Corridor; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the infrastructure for the wastewater system in the city of Palisade; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing regulation of ballast water discharge into Lake Superior; setting ballast water exchange, discharge, and treatment standards; requiring adoption of rules; requiring regional cooperation; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Torres Ray, Anderson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for repair, restoration, and shoreline stabilization of the glen area of Minnehaha Creek in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pogemiller and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the completion, reconstruction, and relighting of the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying the biodiesel content mandate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 239.77, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Murphy, Dibble, Carlson, Saltzman and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; appropriating money for transportation activities; providing funding for highway maintenance, debt service, and local roads; appropriating funds for emergency relief related to the I-35W bridge collapse; establishing a trunk highway bridge improvement program; requiring a study of value capture to reduce the public costs of large transportation infrastructure investment; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds for highways; modifying motor vehicle registration and motor fuel taxes; establishing annual adjustment of motor fuel taxes; creating a motor fuels tax credit; allocating motor vehicle lease tax revenues; providing for local transportation sales taxes; modifying county state aid highway fund revenue allocation; prohibiting tolling or privatization of existing transportation facilities; modifying provisions related to various transportation-related funds and accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 160.84, subdivision 1; 161.081, subdivision 3; 162.06; 162.07, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 171.29, subdivision 2; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2; 297A.64, subdivision 2; 297A.815, by adding a subdivision; 473.129, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 160; 165; 296A; 297A; 398A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.