State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 5, 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 Frederickson, Pogemiller and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1457: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing membership in the Minnesota State Retirement System general plan for certain middle management association employees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Metzen, Tomassoni, Sparks, Kubly and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1458: A bill for an act relating to bioscience and technology; providing grants for bioscience business development and commercialization; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 1459: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing certain remedies for neglect, abuse, and other actions against incapacitated and vulnerable adults; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1460: A bill for an act relating to liquor; retail liquor license fees; allowing fees to be set by local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 340A.408, subdivisions 2, 3a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 340A.408, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1461: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance absent days; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 119B.13, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Skogen, Chaudhary, Lourey and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1462: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; removing ban on smokeless gunpowder; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97B.311.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Berglin, Scheid, Dibble, Torres Ray and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1463: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing grants for an AIDS prevention initiative focusing on African-born Minnesotans; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Scheid, Metzen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1464: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring motor vehicle collision repair to include air bag repair or replacement; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Marty, Koering, Rosen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1465: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing new staff positions in the Office of Ombudsman for Older Minnesotans; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman, Robling, Day and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1466: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a local bridge improvement grant program and criteria; expanding criteria for bridge improvement funds appropriated in fiscal year 2006; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 174.50, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 16, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1467: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating highway safety improvement account; amending eligible purposes for expenditure of five percent of highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 161.081, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1468: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to the Office of Educational Accountability through the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120B.31, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 1469: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for an actuarial cost estimate of a special retirement plan for postsentencing officers and emergency dispatchers; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1470: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds for construction of interchanges; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Saxhaug, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1471: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for silvicultural research.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Vickerman, Lourey and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1472: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the prohibition on certain new open air swine basins; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116.0714.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Olson, M.; Tomassoni and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1473: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating money for opportunities industrialization centers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Betzold and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1474: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying the limitation on actions for damages based on services or construction to improve real property for certain actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 541.051, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Higgins, Rosen, Scheid and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1475: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for an exception to the bed moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144A.071, subdivision 4c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1476: A bill for an act relating to the city of New Brighton; tax increment financing.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1477: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on surety bonds for auction timber permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 90.161, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1478: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for no net loss of forest land and hunting opportunities; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 89; 97B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 1479: A bill for an act relating to property tax; excluding agricultural property from the tax base for school bonded debt levies; providing for valuation of agricultural land based on production value for property tax purposes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 127A.48, subdivision 3; 273.111, subdivision 4; 275.08, subdivision 1b; 473H.10, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pappas and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1480: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating international marriage brokers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins, Scheid, Murphy, Senjem and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1481: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing testimonial confidentiality for certain sexual assault counselors; eliminating the "mistake of age" defense for certain criminal sexual assault offenders; enhancing penalties for certain nonconsensual sexual contact offenses committed by professionals engaged in massage or bodywork; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 595.02, subdivision 1; 609.341, subdivision 11; 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1; 609.3451, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lynch, Saltzman, Bonoff, Latz and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1482: A bill for an act relating to education; restoring funding for special education programs; making the appropriation for special education open and standing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 125A.76, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 126C.20.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1483: A bill for an act relating to state government; eliminating the Minnesota Council on Disability sunset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256.482, subdivisions 1, 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Foley and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1484: A bill for an act relating to education finance; indexing equalizing factors for the debt service and referendum equalization aid programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1485: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for ecological services to support implementation of the Clean Water Legacy Act.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel, Torres Ray and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1486: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for ecological services for native habitats.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1487: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring cardboard manufactured or sold in this state to be recyclable; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1488: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing a grant to address domestic violence and intimate partner violence among offenders re-entering the community after a period of incarceration; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 1489: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; classifying certain labor relations data related to the Metropolitan Council as nonpublic data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.202, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1490: A bill for an act relating to property tax; exempting personal property of a proposed electric generation peaking plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Jungbauer, Day, Hann, Pariseau and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1491: A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing ban on issuing certificate of need for construction of new nuclear-powered electric generating plant; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Saltzman, Torres Ray, Jungbauer and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1492: A bill for an act relating to education; directing local school boards to adopt and implement a parent and family involvement policy; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saltzman, Torres Ray, Scheid, Hann and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1493: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a planning grant to establish supportive community partnerships; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Ingebrigtsen, Foley, Anderson and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1494: A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining qualified domestic-related offenses and crimes of violence; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.02, subdivision 16; 609.377, subdivision 3; 624.712, subdivision 5; 629.725.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1495: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating payroll cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 177.255; Laws 2005, chapter 158, section 4.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Scheid, Stumpf and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1496: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for voluntary, full-day kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123B.41, subdivision 7; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 15; 126C.12, subdivision 5; 126C.126; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.081.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1497: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; changing provisions relating to Minneapolis housing replacement districts; amending Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, sections 44, subdivision 4, as amended; 45, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1498: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan area; modifying provisions for planning, designing, and constructing light rail transit in the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 473.399; 473.3993, subdivision 3; 473.3994; 473.3997; 473.4051; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 230, section 44.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Bonoff and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1499: A bill for an act relating to education; ensuring students’ ability to participate in league-sponsored activities after completing licensed treatment programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 128C.02, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Higgins, Cohen, Moua and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1500: A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing a five-year demonstration project designed to apply best practices to improve and promote the recovery and success of high-risk adults who frequently use costly public services such as emergency rooms, treatment programs, jails, prisons, and detoxification facilities; combining an innovative management and governance structure; assembling core services currently provided separately, including housing, behavioral health, health care, employment, and community and family reengagement; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Michel, Wiger, Koch, Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1501: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4; providing staggered terms of office for senators.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Olson, G. and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1502: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing certain requirements relating to the open space property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.112, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Scheid and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1503: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for master teacher training in economics and personal finance; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Higgins, Robling and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1504: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner to study child care provider standards; requiring reports; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Marty and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1505: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax; modifying definition relating to transfer of motor vehicle by charitable organization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297B.01, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1506: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; appropriating money for noncommercial radio stations.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Anderson, Frederickson and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1507: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying native prairie property tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 272.02, subdivision 12; 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sieben; Marty; Olson, M.; Olseen and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1508: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a child safety system and child safety fund; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256M.30, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256N.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Limmer, Larson, Latz and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1509: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; modifying design-build contract provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 383B.158, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 383B.1581, subdivisions 2, 3; 383B.1584; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 383B.1586.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olseen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1510: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing grant to Chisago, Isanti, and Pine Counties to study feasibility of a renewable energy facility.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1511: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring predatory offender registration database checks for persons booked at jails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 641.05.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Doll and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1512: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates for nursing facility in Hennepin County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Pappas, Sieben, Rummel and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1513: A bill for an act relating to county regional railroad authorities; providing that certain costs for rail transit projects are not to be funded by county regional railroad authorities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 398A.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Stumpf, Ortman, Limmer, Marty and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1514: A bill for an act relating to taxation; health care providers gross receipts tax; providing for responsibilities of third-party purchasers; authorizing itemization of tax on certain billings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 295.582, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Vickerman, Koering, Lynch, Lourey and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1515: A bill for an act relating to the financing of state government; military and veterans affairs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1516: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 852, Campbell-Tintah.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chaudhary, Pariseau, Skogen and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1517: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for protection of ecological value and riparian rights in issuing aquatic farm licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 17.4984, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Neuville, Foley and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1518: A bill for an act relating to alternative dispute resolution; providing for a study and assessment of alternative dispute resolution; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray, Bonoff and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1519: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying basic alternative teacher compensation aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.10, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Torres Ray, Moua, Marty and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1520: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for licensing of naturopathic doctors; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 144.335, subdivision 1; 145.61, subdivision 2; 146.23, subdivision 7; 148B.60, subdivision 3; 151.01, subdivision 23; 214.23, subdivision 1; 604A.01, subdivision 2; 604A.015; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147E.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni; Michel; Langseth; Olson, M. and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1521: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing additional benefits to certain teachers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Torres Ray, Rummel, Saxhaug, Stumpf and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1522: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to increase parent and community involvement in the education of their children; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1523: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; appropriating money for the Vinland Center for rehabilitation services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1524: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for nursing facilities in Chisago County to geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Doll, Olseen, Kubly and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1525: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing fines relating to pipeline violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 299F.60, subdivision 1; 299J.16, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1526: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring licensed school counselors to supervise nonlicensed individuals advising students on educational opportunities and academic planning; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Larson, Rest and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1527: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a nonbinding presidential primary; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 207A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest, Higgins and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1528: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; clarifying the authority of the county housing and redevelopment authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 383B.77, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kubly, Tomassoni and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1529: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the Upper Sioux Community water system.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M.; Lynch; Prettner Solon and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1530: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying day training and habilitation transportation rates; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Neuville, Day, Ingebrigtsen, Foley and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1531: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing penalties for unlawful acts relating to fraudulent identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.652, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Anderson, Pappas, Skogen and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1532: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the business of credit counseling and debt management services; providing remedies and criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 325E.311, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 332A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 332.12; 332.13; 332.14; 332.15; 332.16; 332.17; 332.18; 332.19; 332.20; 332.21; 332.22; 332.23; 332.24; 332.25; 332.26; 332.27; 332.28; 332.29.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Pappas, Marty, Anderson, Limmer and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1533: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain transactions with homeowners whose homes are in foreclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 325N.01; 325N.03; 325N.04; 325N.10, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 325N.13; 325N.14; 325N.17; 325N.18, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2004, chapter 263, section 26.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dibble, Saxhaug, Bakk, Rest and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1534: A bill for an act relating to railroads; enacting Railroad Walkways Safety Act; creating position of state rail safety inspector; establishing special account; authorizing imposition of administrative penalties after rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 218.041, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Marty, Lourey, Tomassoni, Sparks and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1535: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring initial and continuing training in dementia care and mental illness care for certain direct care staff; requiring employers to maintain training records; establishing employee access to training records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 182.653, by adding a subdivision; 182.654, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Michel, Anderson, Scheid, Betzold and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1536: A bill for an act relating to uniform laws; proposing enactment of the Uniform Principal and Income Act of 2000; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 501C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 501B.59; 501B.60; 501B.61; 501B.62; 501B.63; 501B.64; 501B.65; 501B.665; 501B.67; 501B.68; 501B.69; 501B.705; 501B.71; 501B.72; 501B.73; 501B.74; 501B.75; 501B.76.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Neuville, Scheid, Betzold and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1537: A bill for an act relating to power of attorney; adopting the Uniform Power of Attorney Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 523A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 523.01; 523.02; 523.03; 523.04; 523.05; 523.06; 523.07; 523.075; 523.08; 523.09; 523.10; 523.11; 523.12; 523.13; 523.131; 523.14; 523.15; 523.16; 523.17; 523.18; 523.19; 523.20; 523.21; 523.22; 523.23; 523.24.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chaudhary and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1538: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions related to off-highway vehicle use; creating an off-highway vehicle safety and conservation program; increasing the registration fee for all-terrain vehicles; providing for state forest traditional areas; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.777; 84.922, subdivision 5; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167, subdivision 1, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 89.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1539: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a grants management process, governance, and structure; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 16B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.