State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1789: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for activities related to dedication of the World War II veterans memorial.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1790: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for adverse health care events reporting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.7065, subdivisions 4, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1791: A bill for an act relating to education; integrating instruction about the contributions of Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities into student learning and teacher preparation and licensing requirements; establishing committees on American Indian education programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024; 122A.09, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1792: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to the Department of Education for a grant to the Minnesota Historical Society to provide professional development for teachers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1793: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Ely to impose a local sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kubly, Anderson and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1794: A bill for an act relating to energy; extending stay on Public Utilities Commission decision regarding certain dry cask storage.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1795: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner to approve a county-based purchasing health plan proposal for certain counties; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 84.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1796: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a study of cervical cancer and the human papilloma virus vaccine.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Carlson, Lynch and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1797: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending definitions of special transportation service and small vehicle passenger service; governing complaints regarding special transportation providers; requiring annual report on complaints; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 174.29, subdivision 1; 174.30, subdivisions 4, 9; 221.011, subdivision 49.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1798: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for the Minnesota Humanities Commission.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1799: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for a standard form for the issuance of orders for protection and no contact orders; requiring photographs to be connected with orders in certain cases; requiring preservice and in-service training for peace officers in issues related to domestic abuse orders for protection and no contact orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 299C.46, by adding a subdivision; 518B.01, by adding a subdivision; 629.715, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1800: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the early childhood family education, school readiness, and Head Start programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 124D.135, subdivision 1; 124D.16, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1801: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring legislative report on speed limits.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1802: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for trunk highway projects; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1803: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a summer youth program for deaf students.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1804: A bill for an act relating to health care; appropriating money for the training of family doctors.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1805: A bill for an act relating to education; designating certain student maltreatment investigation data as confidential; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 626.556, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1806: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing extra unemployment benefits for certain electricians.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Larson, Rest and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1807: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; regulating conflicts of interest for certain Hennepin Healthcare System personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 383B.905, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1808: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for a research and training facility at St. Paul College.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1809: A bill for an act relating to elections; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; authorizing local units of government to permit permanent resident noncitizens to vote in local elections.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1810: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a method of reapportionment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1811: A bill for an act relating to elections; moving the state primary from September to August; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 10A.31, subdivision 6; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 204B.33; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 205.065, subdivision 1; 205A.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest, Dibble, Michel, Scheid and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1812: A bill for an act relating to local government; enabling the merger of the Minneapolis Public Library and the Hennepin County library system; authorizing the transfer of property, assets, and certain bond proceeds related to the Minneapolis Public Library to Hennepin County; authorizing the transfer of Minneapolis Public Library employees to Hennepin County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 275.065, subdivision 3; 383B.237; 383B.239; 383B.245; 383B.247.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Hann, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 1813: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; setting maximum speed limit at 55 miles per hour on highways and 30 miles per hour on other roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.14.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1814: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a school district to create essential services and priority purposes account in the district general fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 179A.07, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1815: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the requirements for a structurally balanced school district budget; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.749.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1816: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; excluding installation charges from the sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.61, subdivisions 3, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hann and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1817: A bill for an act relating to education; providing a financial incentive for school districts to enter into timely employment contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Vandeveer, Bakk, Pariseau and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1818: A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting local government requirements for use of certain nonconforming lots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 394.36, by adding a subdivision; 462.357, subdivision 1e.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1819: A bill for an act relating to health; specifying criteria for valid prescriptions or drug orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 151.37, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1820: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment used to construct the Blue Earth County courts facility; removing an obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Higgins, Pogemiller, Anderson and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1821: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating money for the Metropolitan Economic Development Association.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Moua, Ortman, Marty and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1822: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; permitting victims of domestic abuse to terminate a lease in certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray, Marty, Erickson Ropes, Koering and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1823: A bill for an act relating to health professions; changing licensing requirements for physical therapists; imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 148.65, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 148.67, subdivision 1; 148.70; 148.705; 148.706; 148.71; 148.73; 148.735; 148.736, subdivision 1; 148.74; 148.75; 148.754; 148.755; 148.76, subdivision 1; 148.78; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 148.691, subdivision 3; 148.71, subdivision 1; 148.72; 148.745; 148.775; Minnesota Rules, parts 5601.0200; 5601.0300; 5601.0400; 5601.0500; 5601.0600; 5601.0700; 5601.0800; 5601.1400; 5601.1500; 5601.1600; 5601.2800; 5601.2900; 5601.3000; 5601.3105; 5601.3110; 5601.3115; 5601.3120; 5601.3125; 5601.3130; 5601.3135; 5601.3140; 5601.3145; 5601.3150; 5601.3155; 5601.3160; 5601.3165.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rosen, Senjem, Koch, Doll and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1824: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing the NextGen Energy Board; appropriating money for development of renewable energy technology; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Day and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1825: A bill for an act relating to boxing; modifying oversight requirements; increasing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 341.28, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 341.32, subdivision 2; 341.321.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rosen and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1826: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to make recommendations to the legislature for an adolescent residential treatment center.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rosen, Saltzman and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1827: A bill for an act relating to education; changing the calculation of marginal cost pupil units and equalized debt service levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 126C.05, subdivisions 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Gerlach, Sieben and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1828: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for gifted and talented programming; requiring school districts to identify gifted and talented students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 120B.15; 126C.10, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Sieben, Carlson, Lynch and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1829: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing licensure and continuing education requirements for teachers, program coordinators, specialists of gifted and talented students and programs, and school administrators of gifted and talented programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 122A.14, by adding a subdivision; 122A.18, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kubly, Marty, Prettner Solon, Berglin and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1830: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure for medical laboratory science professionals; creating the Board of Medical Laboratory Science; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148E.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1831: A bill for an act relating to education; making additional staff development opportunities available as part of an alternative teacher pay system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 122A.414, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1832: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying staff development goals and expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 122A.60, subdivision 3; 122A.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Vandeveer, Dibble and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1833: 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.
Senators Vandeveer, Fischbach, Gerlach and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1834: A bill for an act relating to education finance; proposing a uniform increase in the basic general education revenue amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Vandeveer, Gerlach and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1835: A bill for an act relating to education finance; proposing a uniform increase in the basic general education revenue amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1836: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; repealing the alternative minimum tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.091, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olson, M.; Moua; Limmer; Betzold and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1837: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing an innocent party’s name associated with a criminal history to be redacted under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.87, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, M.; Skoe; Sparks; Chaudhary and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1838: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for additional conservation officer position.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M.; Sieben; Scheid and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1839: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating rental vehicle coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 65B.49, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1840: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing Legislative Commission on Terror and Disaster Preparedness; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pogemiller, Murphy, Sheran and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1841: A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending eligibility for an early retirement incentive; amending Laws 2006, chapter 271, article 3, section 43.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Larson and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1842: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; providing a credit for senior independent living personal technology; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Carlson and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 1843: A bill for an act relating to the city of Eagan; authorizing creation of a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins, Olseen, Koering and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1844: A resolution memorializing Congress to enact legislation to extend federal entitlement eligibility to unadjudicated individuals held in local facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1845: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying petty misdemeanor offense for violating parking regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.34.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1846: A bill for an act relating to transportation; changing rental motor vehicle fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.64, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Lynch and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1847: A bill for an act relating to libraries; providing access to the Electronic Library for Minnesota; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 134.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1848: A bill for an act relating to employment; changing certain requirements concerning contractors; modifying prevailing wage provisions; imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16C.03, subdivision 2; 161.315, subdivisions 1, 2; 177.27, subdivisions 1, 4, 8, 9, 10; 177.42; 177.43; 177.44; 471.345, by adding a subdivision; 574.26, subdivision 2; 574.31, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1849: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to construct the vocational education building at the Red Wing juvenile corrections facility; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1850: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway and bridge construction projects.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1851: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring lap or lap and shoulder belts for all school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.447, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1852: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway and bridge construction projects.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1853: A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting Public Employees Retirement Association service credit purchase for community education employment.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting Public Employees Retirement Association service credit purchase for community education employment.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rosen and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1855: A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money to the Faribault Soil and Water Conservation District.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Pappas and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1856: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a scholar loan program to encourage teacher diversity in schools; establishing a revolving account in the state treasury; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1857: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating service disconnections by public utilities during winter; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.095.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to public health; protecting reproductive health and the health of children; prohibiting Bisphenol-A and Phthalates in products for young children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1859: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Lilydale to impose a food and beverage tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming to various federal tax changes for individual income, corporate franchise, and estate taxes, and property tax refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, as amended, 31, as amended; 290A.03, subdivision 15, as amended; 291.005, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sieben and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to employment; protecting certain employee statements from employer retaliation; establishing complaint procedures; establishing investigative jurisdiction for the commissioner of labor and industry; creating civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 177.27, subdivisions 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 181.932, subdivision 1; 181.935; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1862: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; expanding the exemption for residential heating fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clark, Higgins and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1863: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing county connections with licensed family child care providers; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Bonoff and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1864: A bill for an act relating to Cook County; authorizing local lodging and admissions taxes.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1865: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing for retired employee health benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.41, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1866: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to implement the Minnesota wood public education program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1867: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing silent auctions to sell alcohol for charitable purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1868: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a grant for utility upgrades and extension for bioscience research park and integrated medicine facility; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1869: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales taxes; eliminating a restriction on the exemption for an electrical cooperative located in Meeker County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.68, subdivision 37.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Langseth, Olseen, Saxhaug, Murphy and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1870: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing use of federal transit funds for capital assistance for public transit systems.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Saxhaug and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1871: A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money to reimburse certain counties for costs of probation officers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1872: A bill for an act relating to the city of Fridley; authorizing a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Betzold and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 1873: A bill for an act relating to state governmental operations; clarifying that executive orders need not be reissued in a second or subsequent term; clarifying that commissioners must be submitted to the senate for confirmation in a second or subsequent term; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 4.035, subdivision 3; 15.06, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.