State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Anderson, Rosen and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1998: A bill for an act relating to utilities; specifying conditions and procedures for the payment of compensation to certain intervenors in utility proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.16, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1999: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a zebra mussel control pilot program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84D.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2000: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a zebra mussel control pilot program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84D.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Jungbauer, Senjem, Carlson, Doll and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2001: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying the process for disposition of surplus real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16B.281, subdivisions 1, 3; 16B.282; 16B.283; 16B.284; 16B.287, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16B.281, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 16B.285.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2002: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing physician-prescribed naturopathic medicine to be administered with appropriate supervision in schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.22, subdivisions 1, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2003: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the levy authority of the Cook-Orr Hospital District; amending Laws 1988, chapter 645, section 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2004: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring certain medical assistance enrollees who are children with high-cost mental health conditions to receive mental health care coordination and social support services through the U special kids program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2005: A bill for an act relating to medical practice; modifying orders for discipline; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 147.091, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2006: A bill for an act relating to retirement; postretirement earnings offsets to pensions for teacher retirement fund associations in cities of the first class; modifying provisions on the procurement of actuarial services for state and local public retirement programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16A.055, subdivision 5; 356.214, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 356.215, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 11, 18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 354A.31, subdivisions 3, 3a; 356.214, subdivision 2; 356.215, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Carlson, Koering, Olseen, Anderson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2007: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; changing motor vehicle damage disclosure requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 325F.6641, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 2008: A bill for an act relating to the city of Columbia Heights; authorizing creation of a tax increment financing district subject to certain special rules.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Betzold and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2009: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing noxious weed eradication requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 18.80, subdivision 1; 18.81, subdivisions 1, 3; 18.83, subdivisions 1, 3, 7; 18.84, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 18.79, subdivisions 7, 8; 18.84, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2010: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Disability Linkage Line.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2011: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the education commissioner to report summary data on student performance and other student information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120B.36, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2012: A bill for an act relating to public safety; specifying additional facilities that must comply with state rules and federal regulations regarding hazardous substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299K.08, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299K.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Wiger and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2013: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a joint legislative committee to study the merging of the Office of Higher Education into the Department of Education; providing appointments.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2014: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Educational Planning and Assessment (EPAS) program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2015: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the statewide testing and reporting system; modifying graduation test requirements for certain students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120B.30.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 2016: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association general plan; authorizing a city of St. Paul employee to purchase service credit for a period of uncovered service.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 2017: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing provisions for procurement of goods and services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16C.02, subdivisions 4, 12, 14, by adding subdivisions; 16C.03, subdivisions 2, 4, 8, 16; 16C.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 16C.08, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding subdivisions; 16C.10, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16C.055, subdivision 1; 16C.08, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2018: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing for applicability of certain old sex offender provisions for crimes committed before enactment of new sex offender law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.3455, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2019: A bill for an act relating to estate taxation; providing an exclusion for certain farm and small business properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2020: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; authorizing certain Department of Human Services employees transferred to plan coverage in 2006 to make back equivalent member contributions and transfer pension service credit.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2021: A bill for an act relating to the city of Brooklyn Center; expanding the permitted uses of increments of a tax increment financing district; amending Laws 1994, chapter 587, article 9, section 14, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2022: A bill for an act relating to the city of Brooklyn Center; expanding the permitted uses of increments of a tax increment financing district; amending Laws 1994, chapter 587, article 9, section 14, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Robling and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 2023: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment for a surface water treatment plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2024: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring notice for a redetermination of eligibility for services to disabled children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 252.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2025: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a segment of the Stagecoach Trail and Welcome Center in the city of Mantorville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2026: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a segment of the Stage Coach Trail and Welcome Center in the city of Mantorville.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2027: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional state employees retirement plan; clarifying the current and past coverage for certain Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud employees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk, Wiger and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2028: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the levy authority of the Cook County Hospital District; amending Laws 1989, chapter 211, section 8, subdivision 4, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2029: A bill for an act relating to education; providing nonpublic school student health services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach, Gimse, Larson, Betzold and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2030: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing rulemaking authority for surplus property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16C.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olson, M.; Foley and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 2031: A bill for an act relating to adoption; creating a registry of qualified independent searchers; requiring annual reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 259.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, M.; Moua; Betzold and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2032: A bill for an act relating to data practices; amending a Social Security number data practice provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.355, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Clark, Kubly, Prettner Solon and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2033: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a sustainable growth working group; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Clark, Rest, Pogemiller, Michel and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2034: A bill for an act relating to state government; enhancing utilization of Minnesota Milestones; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2035: A bill for an act relating to open meeting law; providing for a mandatory increased award to plaintiffs for costs, disbursements, and attorney fees for violation of the open meeting law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13D.06, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Larson and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2036: A bill for an act relating to retirement; clarifying and correcting surviving spouse benefit provisions of the Minneapolis police relief association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 423B.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Larson, Torres Ray and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2037: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the transfer of all powers, duties, and obligations of the Board of Estimate and Taxation in the city of Minneapolis to the Minneapolis City Council.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2038: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 463, Eden Valley-Watkins, to recover the cost of remediating an environmental hazard.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Michel, Sparks, Rosen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2039: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 176.101, subdivision 1; 176.102, subdivision 11; 176.136, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 176.275, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 176.669.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Chaudhary, Skogen, Saxhaug and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2040: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; creating a three-year license for fish houses and dark houses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 97A.411, subdivision 1; 97A.475, subdivisions 11, 12.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson, Dibble, Sparks and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2041: A bill for an act relating to public utilities; providing for recovery of costs to be incurred as result of a qualified emissions-reduction project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.1692, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2042: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying payment rates for services to ventilator-dependent persons provided by a nursing facility in Waseca County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.431, subdivision 2e.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2043: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing home rule charter cities to provide by charter the procedures for appointment of housing and redevelopment authority commissioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 469.003, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Latz, Olseen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2044: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Rest, Larson and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2045: A bill for an act relating to elections; creating an open primary with party designation for partisan offices; limiting party designations to endorsed candidates; allowing minor parties the exclusive use of their names; limiting the general election for partisan offices to the top two candidates nominated at the primary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 200.02, subdivisions 7, 23; 202A.11, subdivision 2; 202A.12, subdivision 1; 204B.03; 204B.04, subdivision 2; 204B.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.07, subdivisions 1, 4; 204B.09, subdivision 1; 204B.10, subdivision 4; 204B.13, subdivision 1; 204C.21, subdivision 3; 204C.32, subdivision 1; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 204D.05, subdivision 1; 204D.07, subdivision 3; 204D.08, subdivisions 3, 4; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 204D.12; 204D.13, subdivision 2; 204D.20, subdivisions 1, 2; 204D.23, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 204D.28, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 204D.08, subdivision 5; 204D.10, subdivision 2; 204D.13, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Doll, Koering and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2046: A bill for an act relating to health care; regulating certain high deductible health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62Q.65.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Murphy and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2047: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending definition of recreational vehicle combination to include any type of towed middle vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.01, subdivision 78.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 2048: A bill for an act relating to retirement; allowing a bounce-back annuity when provided for by a marriage dissolution decree; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 353.30, by adding a subdivision; 518.58, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2049: A bill for an act relating to occupations; establishing the Mechanical Systems Council; establishing mechanical trade licensing requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Jungbauer, Gimse, Saltzman and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2050: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting purchases by political subdivisions of materials used in construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, and airports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 2051: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to report student achievement of locally developed academic standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120B.11, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2052: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; providing for uniform residential tenant reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 504B.173, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2053: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing propane prepurchase program in Department of Commerce; providing consumer protections to delivered-fuel customers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Pogemiller, Senjem and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2054: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the state budget reserve; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.152, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.