State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 1, 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 Saxhaug, Bakk, Tomassoni and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1386: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; changing membership of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 298.22, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Higgins, Rest, Scheid and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1387: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing incarcerated individuals remain eligible for medical assistance until conviction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.055, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Wergin, Dille, Skoe, Skogen and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1388: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain feed law provisions; expanding applicability of certain penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 17.982, subdivision 1; 17.983, subdivision 1; 25.33, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 18, by adding a subdivision; 25.341, subdivision 1; 25.35; 25.39, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1389: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the Department of Agriculture for invasive aquatic species research.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1390: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the Board of Animal Health for bovine spongiform encephalopathy mitigation and outreach efforts.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1391: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the University of Minnesota to study the economic implications of growing perennial grasses.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1392: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan; clarifying duty disability status for certain disabled members.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1393: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to amend the rule governing supplemental education service providers to specify the basis for withdrawing department approval from providers that fail to increase student proficiency for two consecutive school years.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1394: A bill for an act relating to the city of Proctor; authorizing sales taxes; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 18, subdivisions 1, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Vandeveer, Fischbach, Lourey, Prettner Solon and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1395: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the health professional education loan forgiveness program for child mental health professionals; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.1501, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1396: A bill for an act relating to municipal planning and zoning; clarifying the determination of fair market value in certain dedication proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 462.358, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Berglin, Lourey and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1397: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; providing a health screening benefit for eligible members of the armed forces; requiring notification; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Marty, Koering, Bakk, Berglin and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1398: A bill for an act relating to health care; providing for patient visitation by health care agents; establishing and specifying visitation rights and the right to designate a domestic partner for certain purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 144.651, subdivision 26; 145C.05; 145C.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1399: A bill for an act relating to public health; creating a grant program to support new school-based health clinics; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1400: A bill for an act relating to sales tax; exempting materials and equipment used in construction and upgrading of a wastewater treatment facility in Buffalo from sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1401: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dille, Chaudhary, Vickerman, Lourey and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1402: A bill for an act relating to planning and zoning; requiring counties to consider natural heritage data in adopting or amending comprehensive plans; requiring comprehensive plans in greater Minnesota to limit development on agricultural, forest, wildlife, and open space land; requiring priority provisions in certain county and city comprehensive plans; requiring certain development to occur in designated priorities; providing a bill title; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 394.23; 394.232, subdivision 6; 394.24, by adding a subdivision; 394.25, subdivision 2; 462.355, subdivision 1; 462.357, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 394.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1403: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments; modifying the method used to calculate interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 549.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Doll, Gerlach, Sieben, Pariseau and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1404: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing cities and towns to impose aggregate host fees; imposing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 298.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse, Langseth, Vickerman and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1405: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain livestock compensation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3.737, subdivision 1; 3.7371, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Scheid, Erickson Ropes, Foley and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1406: A bill for an act relating to commerce; enacting the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act approved and recommended by the National Conference of Commissions on Uniform State Law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 309; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 309.62; 309.63; 309.64; 309.65; 309.66; 309.67; 309.68; 309.69; 309.70; 309.71.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Erickson Ropes and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1407: A bill for an act relating to uniform acts; providing for the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 325L.03; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 508B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Skoe, Metzen, Higgins, Rosen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1408: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a grant to administer a statewide program for youth job skills development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1409: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for rerefined motor oils; providing an exemption for certain recycled paper; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.67, subdivision 18, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kubly, Bakk, Pariseau and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1410: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying license fee for nonresident fishing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.475, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Sieben and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1411: A bill for an act relating to transportation; encouraging coordination of paratransit services; establishing paratransit and special transportation service standards; requiring subsidized paratransit providers to offer intercounty service; directing commissioner to facilitate establishment of one-stop paratransit call centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 174.24, subdivision 2a; 174.255, by adding a subdivision; 174.29, by adding subdivisions; 473.386, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Olson, M.; Koering; Rosen; Saxhaug and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1412: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for state’s share of costs of precommitment detention of persons under civil commitment law.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chaudhary, Dibble, Murphy and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1413: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct an adequate barrier in the Mississippi River in order to prevent aquatic invasive species from migrating up river; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Frederickson, Chaudhary, Doll and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1414: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring phaseout and contingency planning and approval of storage at Monticello nuclear power plant; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1415: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new component of special education funding for districts with extraordinary special education service needs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1416: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to complete a sewer system in the city of Bayport.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Dille, Skogen and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1417: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain provisions of the best management practices loan program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 17.117, subdivisions 1, 4, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1418: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association police and fire fund; authorizing a joint and survivor annuity for a surviving spouse of a deceased retiree who elected a straight life annuity.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Robling, Ortman and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 1419: A bill for an act relating to Scott County; establishing and modifying hiring process and personnel provisions.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Chaudhary and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1420: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduced class rate for certain property bordering public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Foley, Scheid and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1421: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a bicycle and pedestrian trail in Anoka County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Foley, Scheid and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1422: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to Independent School District No. 11, Anoka-Hennepin, to purchase and restore native prairie and wetland adjacent to Riverview Elementary School; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Foley, Scheid and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1423: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1424: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a planning grant for a youth treatment center in northern Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid; Olson, G. and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1425: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for 3R high schools and academic rigor; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Olson, G. and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1426: A bill for an act relating to education; providing successful schools aid for schools succeeding in reading and mathematics or prekindergarten through grade 2 schools; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1427: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the pupil transportation formulas for charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 124D.10, subdivision 16; 124D.11, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Pappas, Tomassoni, Stumpf and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1428: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding for the Minitex program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1429: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; modifying definition of private carrier; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 221.011, subdivision 26.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1430: A bill for an act relating to the judiciary; requiring a report to the legislature on community dispute resolution programs; altering requirements for community dispute resolution program grants and appropriating money for these grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 494.01, subdivision 4; 494.05.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1431: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; clarifying requirements of a grant to the city of Worthington; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Lourey, Kubly and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1432: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing an exception to recreational camping regulations for county fairgrounds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 38.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Latz, Higgins and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1433: A bill for an act relating to public safety; reducing the surcharge on license tab violations from $72 to $4; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 357.021, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Marty and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1434: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a quality of care impact statement prior to contracting for basic health care services to persons with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.69, subdivision 28.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Langseth, Stumpf, Skogen, Saxhaug and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1435: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying phosphorus reduction requirements on wastewater treatment facilities based on need; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 115.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Robling and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1436: A bill for an act relating to state government; defining political subdivision for the purposes of the chapter governing the state auditor; applying provisions for the state auditor to all political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 6.47; 6.51; 6.54; 6.55; 6.551; 6.57; 6.59; 6.60; 6.62, subdivision 2; 6.63; 6.64; 6.65; 6.66; 6.67; 6.68; 6.70; 6.71; 6.76; 103D.355; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 6.56, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bonoff, Rummel and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1437: 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 Bonoff and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1438: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying that reading instruction must support children with dyslexia and related language disorders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 122A.06, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivisions 2a, 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Clark, Stumpf, Dille, Wergin and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1439: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for character development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1440: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a teen court program in St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1441: A bill for an act relating to children’s environmental health; prohibiting the sale of children’s items containing lead; establishing requirements for paint retailers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1442: A bill for an act relating to taxation; imposing an excise tax on incandescent light bulbs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 270C.56, subdivision 1; 289A.01; 289A.02, subdivision 5; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 289A.18, by adding a subdivision; 289A.19, by adding a subdivision; 289A.20, by adding a subdivision; 289A.56, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297J.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Carlson, Anderson, Metzen and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1443: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing eligibility for unemployment benefits and extra benefits for certain mechanics involved in a labor dispute with Northwest Airlines, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bonoff, Pappas, Cohen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1444: A resolution memorializing the President concerning the implementation of the World Summit Outcome of the United Nations General Assembly.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest, Bonoff and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1445: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to a neighborhood youth organization.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Bonoff, Vickerman, Dille and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1446: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; modifying and increasing the military service credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.0677, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clark, Langseth, Murphy, Fischbach and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1447: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for technical analysis of extension of commuter rail service to Rice.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Bonoff, Murphy and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1448: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a draft EIS and preliminary engineering for the Southwest transitway corridor; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Higgins, Latz, Neuville and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1449: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying requirements for 911 emergency communication fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 403.11, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Rosen, Lynch, Sparks and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1450: A bill for an act relating to education finance; excluding the value of agricultural land from the tax base for school bonded debt levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Lynch, Kubly, Sparks and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1451: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding eligibility for the cooperative secondary facilities program; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123A.44; 123A.441; 123A.442; 123A.443.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Frederickson, Neuville, Rosen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1452: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing a Regional Children’s Mental Health Initiative pilot project; developing an enhanced regional children’s mental health service system; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1453: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring toll-free taxpayer assistance telephone lines; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1454: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a task force to study the design of the state flag.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch, Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1455: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring nonprofit hospitals and outpatient surgical centers to report on community benefits in a standard way; establishing a work group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 144.698, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Neuville, Rest and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1456: A bill for an act relating to counties; appropriating money for grants to counties participating in the development of the integrated financial system.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.