State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, May 21, 2007
9:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2346: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the sales tax exemption on clothing; decreasing the sales tax rate; creating an income tax credit; adjusting local option sales tax rates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 295.60, subdivision 1; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297B.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.67, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Pappas and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2347: A bill for an act relating to railroads; enacting General Railroad Safety Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.85, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Saltzman, Wergin and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 2348: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for public ice facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Frederickson, Vickerman, Saltzman, Larson and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2349: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Southwest Regional Amateur Sports Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2350: 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 restoration of Bridge 5600.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Chaudhary, Kubly, Rummel and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2351: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Care Plan; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Pappas, Olseen, Moua, Sieben and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2352: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Care Plan; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Foley, Doll, Higgins, Skogen and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2353: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Care Plan; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2354: 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 Inver Grove Heights Veterans Memorial Community Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chaudhary, Rummel, Larson, Saltzman and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 2355: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Metro North Regional Sports Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2356: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Historical Society; appropriating money for a bust of former United States Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2357: A bill for an act relating to constitutional amendments; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; increasing the income tax rate for certain income brackets and dedicating the receipts for property tax relief; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.62.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2358: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for energy-efficient design and construction grants; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2359: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; payment of member contributions for certain military service leave periods; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 352.27.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2360: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the Northwest Hennepin Family Center in Brooklyn Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Scheid, Higgins and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2361: A bill for an act relating to commerce; enacting a car buyers’ bill of rights; requiring disclosures; regulating the sale of used motor vehicles; requiring a cancellation option on purchase of a used motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 53C.01, by adding a subdivision; 53C.08, subdivision 2; 325F.662, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 53C.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2362: A bill for an act relating to governmental performance; prohibiting per diem payments to legislators and payment of salary to legislative leaders and the governor during special sessions called due to failure of the legislature to pass major bills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 3.099, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 4.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Vandeveer, Hann, Vickerman, Wiger and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2363: 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 Agriculture and Veterans.