State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Saturday, March 24, 2007
1:00 P.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2129: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; providing sales tax exemptions for construction of certain publicly owned facilities in the city of Princeton; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.71, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2130: A bill for an act relating to environment; authorizing a study to assess the air emissions of biomass gasification facilities; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2131: A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money to characterize emissions from biomass gasification facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2132: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing term limits for state legislators; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2133: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; requiring expungement of court eviction records after one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 504B.241, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2134: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing procedures and restrictions relating to hiring outside attorneys; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 8.065.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2135: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a highway 10/61 corridor vista enhancement project; authorizing sale of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2136: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for design and engineering for restoration of Lake Zumbro; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger; Bonoff; Rummel; Olson, G. and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2137: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to report to the legislature on Department of Education efforts to obtain waivers from and changes in the No Child Left Behind Act, and on evaluating school performance data.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2138: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment facility in the city of Garrison; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2139: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting the high school league from limiting athletic participation of charter school students on the basis of the student’s charter school enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 128C.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Tomassoni and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2140: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing grants for construction management education; adding a surcharge to permit fees; establishing an account; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16B.70, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2141: A bill for an act relating to the state of Minnesota; creating a State Amusement Ride; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2142: A bill for an act relating to statutory cities; providing mechanisms for discharge of city charter commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 410.05, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2143: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a county state-aid highways grant program for metropolitan cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 162.08, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Frederickson, Chaudhary, Marty and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2144: A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring a report of radiation emissions in Monticello.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2145: A bill for an act relating to health; classifying certain data as private; requiring informed consent for birth defects information; making available a visit by a public health nurse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 144.2215, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2146: A bill for an act relating to constitutional amendments; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; increasing the sales tax rate by three-eighths of one percent and dedicating the receipts for natural resource and cultural heritage purposes; creating a natural heritage fund; creating a parks and trails fund; creating a clean water fund; creating a sustainable drinking water fund; creating an arts and cultural heritage fund; establishing the Natural Heritage Enhancement Council; providing for appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 114D.20, subdivision 6; 114D.30, subdivision 6; 114D.45; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 297B.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 85; 97A; 103H; 129D.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.