State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 12, 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 Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1691: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing rate increases for nursing facilities, ICFs/MR, and community-based long-term care providers; setting a floor for nursing facility payment rates; modifying individual income tax rates; establishing the long-term care payment rate account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.434, by adding subdivisions; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 290.62.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1692: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for predesign of an emergency training administration center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1693: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting construction materials for the Harris wastewater treatment facility and water treatment plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Larson, Bakk and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1694: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for donations to qualified scholarship-granting organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1695: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing indemnity for certain destroyed cattle; authorizing rules for control of bovine tuberculosis; repealing certain animal health statutes and rules; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 35; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 35.08; 35.09; 35.10; 35.11; 35.12; Minnesota Rules, parts 1705.0840; 1705.0850; 1705.0860; 1705.0870; 1705.0880; 1705.0890; 1705.0900; 1705.0910; 1705.0920; 1705.0930; 1705.0940; 1705.0950; 1705.0960; 1705.0970; 1705.0980; 1705.0990; 1705.1000; 1705.1010; 1705.1020; 1705.1030; 1705.1040; 1705.1050; 1705.1060; 1705.1070; 1705.1080; 1705.1086; 1705.1087; 1705.1088.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Clark, Rosen, Dibble and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1696: A bill for an act relating to energy; specifying criteria for affordability programs for low-income residential customers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.16, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Anderson, Frederickson and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1697: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing requirements for acquisition of easements; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.0272, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1698: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for grants to schools and public buildings installing heating units that use biomass; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1699: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a study and predesign of a Native American juvenile treatment center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1700: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; including court file copy costs in expenses paid on behalf of a person proceeding in forma pauperis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 563.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1701: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Health Records Act; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.335.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kubly, Anderson, Dibble, Rosen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1702: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing wind energy conversion system loan guarantee program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1703: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for upgrades and improvements to highway 149; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chaudhary, Frederickson, Vickerman, Anderson and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1704: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying provisions for wetland conservation; requiring rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 103G.222, subdivisions 1, 3; 103G.2241, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6, 9; 103G.2242, subdivisions 2, 2a, 9, 12, 15; 103G.2243, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103G.2241, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sparks, Scheid, Larson and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1705: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for colorectal screening tests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62A.30, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1706: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the minimum amount of compensatory revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.05, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1707: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing expedited process for first-time DWI offenders to plead guilty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1708: A bill for an act relating to courts; raising the mandatory retirement age for judges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 490.121, subdivision 21d.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins, Berglin, Marty, Torres Ray and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1709: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing applications for and renewals of essential community provider status; providing grants and other funding to safety net health care providers; modifying reimbursement rates; requiring grants for MinnesotaCare outreach and unreimbursed health care costs; requiring a study of the MinnesotaCare application and enrollment process; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62Q.19, subdivisions 2, 6; 62Q.23; 144.3345, subdivision 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 30, by adding a subdivision; 256L.04, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1710: A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing a pilot project to improve access to dental care for children; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1711: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; prohibiting an increase in taxable market value for homesteads owned by persons at least 65 years of age and within certain income limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 273.11, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 273.121; 276.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff, Dibble and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1712: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; modifying the exemption for capital equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pariseau, Bakk and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1713: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring rulemaking to modify bag limit for cock pheasant.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Scheid, Rosen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1714: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring uniform processing of health plan claims; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Moua, Marty, Dille and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1715: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; providing a credit for purchase or modification of vehicles to accommodate people with disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1716: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income tax; providing a film production tax credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz, Saltzman and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1717: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for Minnesota Urban Debate League programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Foley, Anderson and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1718: A bill for an act relating to environment; adding an element to the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency’s public education program; directing the governor to designate Minnesota Cleanup Day; setting minimum criminal penalties for littering; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 115A.072, subdivision 4; 609.68; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1719: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax; providing a sales tax exemption for materials and supplies used in the construction of a water treatment facility in Milaca.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olson, M.; Berglin and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1720: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a grant for the establishment of the kinship navigator program for grandparents and relatives raising related children; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M.; Berglin; Marty and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1721: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to establish a kinship support program for grandparents and relatives caring for related children.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Gimse, Limmer, Gerlach, Ingebrigtsen and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1722: A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1723: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating funds for construction of an interchange at Trunk Highway 13 and Dakota County State-Aid Highway 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1724: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to licensing provisions; modifying data practices, program administration, disaster plans, education programs, conditional license provisions, suspensions, sanctions, and contested case hearings, child care center training, family child care training requirements, vulnerable adults, maltreatment of minors, background studies, disqualifications, reconsiderations, disqualification set-asides, fair hearings, appeals, changing definitions of neglect and physical abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.46, subdivision 4; 245A.03, subdivision 2; 245A.04, subdivision 11, by adding subdivisions; 245A.06, subdivision 4; 245A.07, subdivisions 2a, 3, by adding a subdivision; 245A.08, subdivision 2a; 245A.14, subdivision 8; 245A.144; 245A.1445; 245A.145, subdivision 1; 245A.18, subdivision 2; 245A.65, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 245C.02, subdivision 16, by adding a subdivision; 245C.05, subdivision 3; 245C.07; 245C.08; 245C.09, subdivision 1; 245C.11, by adding a subdivision; 245C.13, subdivision 2; 245C.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 245C.16, subdivision 1; 245C.17, subdivisions 2, 3; 245C.21, subdivisions 2, 3; 245C.22, subdivisions 4, 5; 245C.24, subdivision 3; 245C.27, subdivision 1; 245C.28, subdivision 1; 626.556, subdivisions 2, 10e, 10i; 626.557, subdivisions 9c, 9d; 626.5572, subdivision 17; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 245A.023; 245A.14, subdivisions 7, 9, 9a, 12, 13; 245C.06; Minnesota Rules, parts 9502.0385; 9503.0035.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1725: A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing alcohol health impact fund; imposing alcohol health impact fee; modifying provisions relating to possession and sale of controlled substances; imposing chemical use assessment requirements and fee on persons arrested for DWI but convicted of another offense; providing for prostitution assessment and treatment; modifying chemical dependency services and eligibility provisions; allowing credit for brewers for payment of certain taxes and fees; modifying community-oriented policing grant program; establishing pilot project for Phillips neighborhood; requiring sentencing study; requiring judicial training in chemical use assessments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 152.01, subdivision 14a, by adding subdivisions; 152.021, subdivision 1; 152.022, subdivision 1; 152.023, subdivision 2; 152.024, subdivision 1; 169A.275, subdivision 5; 169A.284, subdivision 1; 169A.54, subdivision 11; 169A.70, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 254B.01, subdivisions 2, 3; 254B.02, subdivision 1; 254B.03, subdivisions 1, 4; 254B.04, subdivisions 1, 3; 254B.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 295.75, subdivisions 2, 11; 297G.04, subdivision 2; 297G.10; 299A.62, subdivisions 1, 2; 299A.63, by adding a subdivision; 609.115, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 609.135, by adding subdivisions; 609.153, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 254A; 297G; 373; 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 254B.02, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 254B.09, subdivisions 4, 5, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1726: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a personal care assistant service plan renewal deadline; requiring a study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.0655, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1727: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the transfer of certain medical assistance appropriations.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1728: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting landlords from limiting posting of campaign material in window of tenant’s residence; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1729: A bill for an act relating to education; providing special instruction for prekindergarten children with disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Gimse, Senjem, Rosen and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1730: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; modifying the exemption for capital equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Berglin, Foley, Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1731: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for methamphetamine treatment programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Metzen and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1732: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health and auto insurance reimbursement for emergency care provided by first responders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62J.48; 65B.44, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Saltzman, Sheran, Lynch, Anderson and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1733: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing special education funding; eliminating the two-year lag in base funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach, Larson, Vickerman, Skogen and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1734: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling taxes; repealing charitable gambling taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins, Sieben, Latz and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1735: A bill for an act relating to building codes; requiring adoption of certain provisions relating to radon control; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16B.61, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1736: A bill for an act relating to education; awarding General Educational Development (GED) diplomas to World War II veterans; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1737: A bill for an act relating to the city of Clearwater; authorizing the city to impose a sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1738: A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying and slightly extending eligibility for educational benefits for certain surviving military spouses and children under the War Orphans Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 197.75.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1739: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Grieving Parents Act; requiring a mother to be notified of burial and cremation options in the case of a miscarriage; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1740: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money from the trunk highway fund for construction of concrete median barriers on Trunk Highway 61.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1741: A bill for an act relating to occupations; changing plumbing plan review requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 326.37, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Skogen, Langseth and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1742: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for predesign of a multicounty regional chemical dependency treatment facility and correctional center in west central Minnesota; authorizing the issuance and sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1743: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; conforming for tax years 2006 and 2007 to certain federal provisions authorizing expensing of certain depreciable assets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1744: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting construction materials for the Pelican Rapids wastewater treatment facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saltzman and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1745: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for certain curriculum support activities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1746: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the quantum opportunities program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Saxhaug, Tomassoni, Wergin and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1747: A bill for an act relating to gambling; providing for amusement games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.75, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299L.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Larson, Torres Ray and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1748: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating an early retirement incentive for school district employees for school districts experiencing declining enrollment; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1749: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the state aid for consolidating school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123A.485, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1750: A bill for an act relating to taxation; motor fuels; exempting charitable organizations from gasoline tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 296A.07, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1751: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Washington Center pilot program for scholarships.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1752: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a Diagnostic Imaging Services Advisory Committee and a moratorium on preauthorization programs.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Stumpf, Saltzman, Jungbauer and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1753: A bill for an act relating to airports; creating an advisory task force to study airport funding issues and the state airports fund; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Langseth and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1754: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing alternative valuation for certain property; classifying certain property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.13, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1755: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing certain charitable organizations to participate in joint powers agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 471.59, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1756: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for new travel lanes on U.S. Highway 10 at Hanson Boulevard in the city of Coon Rapids, between Egret Boulevard and Round Lake Boulevard in the city of Coon Rapids; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Kubly, Koering, Dille and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1757: A bill for an act relating to education and agriculture; creating a pilot incentive grant program to encourage school districts to purchase locally grown foods; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1758: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the rate a nursing facility may charge a private pay resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.48, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Jungbauer and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1759: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing pupil unit count for certain growing school districts.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1760: A bill for an act relating to retirement; adding staff of the Public Employees Retirement Association as eligible to participate in the postretirement option; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 43A.346, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1761: A bill for an act relating to the open meeting law; providing for an increased award 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 Judiciary.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1762: A bill for an act relating to retirement; legislators retirement plan; providing an option for the payment of a partial benefit amount to alternative payees under a marriage dissolution decree; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1763: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying disqualification set-asides; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 245C.24, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Chaudhary, Tomassoni, Stumpf, Lynch and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1764: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring commissioner of natural resources and director of Explore Minnesota Tourism to develop a travel green program; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Foley, Dibble, Sieben and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1765: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for motor vehicles purchased by lessees who donate the leased vehicle to a charitable organization within 30 days of the date of purchase; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Vandeveer, Pariseau and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1766: A bill for an act relating to highways; prohibiting toll roads; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 117.226; 160.93, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 160.84; 160.85; 160.86; 160.87; 160.88; 160.89; 160.90; 160.91; 160.92.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1767: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements to the Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer, Erickson Ropes, Limmer, Hann and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1768: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to stop implementing the No Child Left Behind Act.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Sparks and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1769: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing remedies and enforcement for the prevailing wage law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 177.27, subdivisions 1, 4, 8, 9, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1770: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a pilot program to provide educational support to families with adolescents; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1771: A bill for an act relating to the county of Cook; authorizing an extension of the local sales tax; amending Laws 1993, chapter 375, article 9, section 45, subdivisions 2, as amended, 3, as amended, 4, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1772: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing schools to use an interdisciplinary teaching and learning program model; providing for an interdisciplinary teaching license; providing for rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1773: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for certain pension benefits upon privatization of the Lakeview Nursing Home in Gaylord; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 353F.02, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1774: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the motor fuels excise tax; allowing a refundable income tax credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1775: A bill for an act relating to taxation; redefining transit taxing district; authorizing tax levy outside existing transit taxing district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.446, subdivisions 2, 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.4461.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Larson, Moua, Sieben and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1776: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; providing a subtraction from federal taxable income for reimbursements from a federal nutrition program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Larson, Moua, Sieben and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1777: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; equalizing the dependent care credit for licensed family day care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.067, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sheran, Erickson Ropes, Koering and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1778: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the Minnesota campus compact and its postsecondary service learning, access, and opportunity initiatives.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1779: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association general plan; authorizing a late application for disability benefits for a former employee.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Torres Ray, Erickson Ropes, Lourey, Marty and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1780: A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing a preference for mercury-free vaccines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.15, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1781: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; modifying disposition of certain revenue; authorizing certain sales; modifying and creating certain accounts; modifying and establishing certain fees and surcharges; establishing an off-highway vehicle safety and conservation program; modifying decorative bough provisions; modifying percentage of gasoline use attributable to all-terrain vehicles; modifying trail designation requirements; eliminating sunset of sustainable forest resources provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16A.531, subdivision 1a; 84.025, subdivision 9; 84.026, subdivision 1; 84.0855, subdivisions 1, 2; 84.780; 84.927, subdivision 2; 84D.13, subdivision 7; 86B.415, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7; 86B.706, subdivision 2; 88.642, subdivision 1; 88.6435, subdivision 1; 89.22, subdivision 2; 97A.071, subdivision 2; 97A.075; 97A.475, subdivision 7; 97C.081, subdivision 3; 168.013, subdivisions 1d, 1g, 8; 296A.18, subdivision 4; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 169; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 84D; 89; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 89A.11; 93.2236.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1782: A bill for an act relating to waters; improving oversight of local government water management; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Chaudhary, Skogen, Frederickson, Kubly and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1783: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a carbon sequestration demonstration project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koering and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1784: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1785: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the terms and payment amounts for forest land in the Sustainable Forest Incentives Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 290C.03; 290C.055; 290C.07; 290C.08, subdivision 2; 290C.10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 290C.02, subdivisions 5, 9; 290C.06.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1786: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota Film and TV Board; amending Laws 2006, chapter 282, article 11, section 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1787: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; requiring the commissioner of labor and industry to adopt rules regarding common carrier railroad employees; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Pogemiller and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1788: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring registration of certain relative homesteads; appropriating money for a University of Minnesota area neighborhood alliance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.124, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.