State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, February 28, 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 Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1317: A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring the commissioner of health to seek funding for environmental justice mapping.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Lourey, Vickerman, Ingebrigtsen and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1318: A bill for an act relating to veterans; exempting veterans from the requirement of a firearm safety certificate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97B.020.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1319: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; providing for funding of construction and maintenance of streets and street lighting; amending Laws 1973, chapter 393, section 1, as amended; repealing Laws 1973, chapter 393, section 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch, Wergin and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1320: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a statewide hearing aid loan bank for infants and children who are deaf or who have a hearing loss.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Scheid and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 1321: A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying custody designations for parenting plans that use alternative terminology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 518.1705, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1322: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; indexing the residential homestead and agricultural market value credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.1384, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1323: A bill for an act relating to public employment; changing the definition of confidential employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 179A.03, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Anderson, Berglin, Marty, Foley and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1324: A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing minimum standards of sick leave for certain workers proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1325: A bill for an act relating to retirement; St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; authorizing the purchase of service credit for uncredited prior teaching service in an early childhood family education position.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1326: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing the licensure of four intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility; establishing a transition period rate; establishing the payment rate for the new facilities; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 252.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1327: A bill for an act relating to state government; including the house of representatives in the public employment labor relations act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 179A.03, subdivisions 7, 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1328: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an induction program for new teachers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1329: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special plates remembering victims of impaired drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 168.1291, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1330: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring use of electronic records and signatures in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 60A.08, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Moua, Kubly, Marty and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1331: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for food and nutrition assistance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1332: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting Meeker County EDA to increase its membership to nine members; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 11, section 25, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Latz, Scheid, Higgins, Saxhaug and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1333: A bill for an act relating to commerce; enacting a car buyers’ bill of rights; requiring disclosures; capping dealer compensation for vehicle financing; regulating the sale of "certified" used motor vehicles; requiring a cancellation option on purchase of a used motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 53C.01, by adding subdivisions; 53C.08, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 297B.01, subdivision 8; 325F.662, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 53C.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dibble, Berglin, Tomassoni, Pogemiller and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1334: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for minority enterprise retention.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1335: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying conditions for disconnecting and reconnecting utility service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 216B.097, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Sheran, Prettner Solon, Berglin and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1336: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing independently licensed mental health care professionals to deliver service to inmates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 241.69, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran, Murphy, Vickerman and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1337: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for road reconstruction in Nicollet County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Foley, Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1338: A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting use of 911 data to notify the public of an emergency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 403.07, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Tomassoni, Murphy, Sieben, Latz and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1339: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; requiring employers to pay for continued health coverage for injured workers; requiring employers to pay attorney fees in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 176.021, subdivisions 1, 3; 176.081, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Higgins and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1340: A bill for an act relating to public defense; requiring the Board of Public Defense to allocate and distribute funds based on weighted caseload; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 611.27, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Cohen, Pappas, Moua and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1341: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Langseth, Stumpf and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1342: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Red River mediation implementation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Vickerman, Saxhaug, Frederickson and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1343: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for community forest management; providing for control of forest and shade tree pests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 18G.03, by adding a subdivision; 18G.11; 84D.14; 88.01, by adding a subdivision; 88.79, subdivisions 1, 2; 88.82; 89.001, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; 89.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 89.51, subdivisions 1, 6, 9; 89.52; 89.53; 89.54; 89.55; 89.56, subdivisions 1, 3; 89.57; 89.58; 89.59; 89.60; 89.61; 97A.205; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 18G.16; 89.51, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Carlson, Bakk, Sparks, Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1344: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for districts with declining enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1345: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for special education programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 125A.76, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Scheid, Betzold, Metzen and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1346: A bill for an act relating to the Office of the Secretary of State; regulating registrations, filings, and dissolutions of certain entities; providing fees; regulating foreign limited partnership name changes; regulating notaries public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 5.12, subdivision 1; 302A.821, subdivision 4; 308A.995, subdivisions 1, 4; 308B.121, subdivisions 1, 4; 308B.215, subdivision 2; 317A.823, subdivision 1; 321.0206; 336.1-110; 336.9-516; 336.9-525; 358.41; 358.42; 358.50; 359.085, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 308B; 321; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 69.051, subdivision 1c; 359.085, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray, Anderson, Chaudhary, Saxhaug and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1347: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring a report on strategies to prevent endocrine disruptors in waters of the state.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Carlson, Marty, Scheid and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1348: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a crime to falsely report police misconduct to an attorney or other person whose responsibilities include investigating or reporting police misconduct; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.505, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, M.; Neuville; Betzold; Higgins and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1349: A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing the attorney general to represent guardians ad litem who are sued for acts committed in scope of employment; removing certain salary range language for state court administrator and district administrators; requiring county responsibility for persons civilly committed; reinstating certain bail forfeiture language inadvertently removed; authorizing the state court administrator to develop a uniform form for summons and writ of recovery of premises; modifying provisions of law to conform to current guardian ad litem responsibilities; permitting court administrators to collect restitution for six years; providing new judges expense payments; removing certain obsolete judicial provisions relating to reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3.732, subdivision 1; 3.736, subdivision 1; 15A.083, subdivision 4; 253B.185, subdivision 5; 352D.02, subdivision 1; 484.54, subdivision 2; 484.83; 504B.361, subdivision 1; 518.165, subdivisions 1, 2; 518A.35, subdivision 3; 609.135, subdivision 8; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 8, article 4, section 4; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 260B.173; 480.175, subdivision 3; 626A.17, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olseen, Lynch and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the requirements for petitioning a school board to hold a special election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 205A.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Olson, M. and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1351: A bill for an act relating to higher education; transferring the American Indian scholarship; requiring an office to distribute the scholarships; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Saltzman, Rest, Carlson and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1352: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; increasing the exemption amount for the alternative minimum tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.091, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wergin and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1353: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for expansion of the Clear Lake/Clearwater Sewer Treatment Facility authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Lourey, Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1354: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for technical assistance and business training.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1355: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for the Hennepin-Carver Workforce Investment Board.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1356: A bill for an act relating to rural economies; appropriating money for a pilot workforce program.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bakk and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1357: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming to federal tax rules for public safety retiree pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1358: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a pilot project to provide certain employment and training services.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Hann, Vickerman, Sieben and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1359: A bill for an act relating to state observances; designating May 1 as Silver Star Families of America Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Skogen, Chaudhary, Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1360: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; adding legislative members to the Game and Fish Oversight Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.055, subdivision 4b.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1361: A bill for an act relating to finance; restoring full funding for the Land Management Information Center; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty; Torres Ray; Berglin; Olson, M. and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1362: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; requiring all health plans to provide coverage for mental health services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62A.152.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1363: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying payment arrangements for current and past due bills and undercharges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 216B.098, subdivisions 3, 4; 504B.215, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1364: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to grant licenses to certain programs for youth with disabilities; requiring the commissioner to recommend modifications to existing licensure standards; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1365: A bill for an act relating to real property; amending property appraisals requirements for Department of Transportation; reducing market value for certain properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 117.036, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 273.11, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Clark, Rest, Bonoff, Larson and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1366: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing special primary and special election requirements and provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 204D.19, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 204D.21, by adding a subdivision; 204D.22, subdivision 3; 204D.24, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1367: A bill for an act relating to child care; exempting preschool programs operated by schools from child care licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 245A.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 1368: A bill for an act relating to planning and zoning; providing that ownership of contiguous parcels of property is not relevant for certain purposes; 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.
Senators Pappas, Cohen, Bakk, Rest and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1369: A bill for an act relating to state employees; requiring that health insurance benefits be made available to domestic partners of state employees if they are also made available to spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 43A.02, by adding a subdivision; 43A.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Marty, Saltzman, Metzen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1370: A bill for an act relating to amusement rides; modifying provisions regulating amusement rides; defining terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 184B.01, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 184B.02; 184B.03; 184B.05; 184B.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 184B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 184B.06.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1371: A bill for an act relating to taxation; adjusting long-term care insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clark and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 1372: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; increasing the city aid base for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Fischbach, Johnson, Koch, Vickerman and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1373: A bill for an act relating to health; changing an abortion provision; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1374: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a high five kindergarten program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.10, subdivision 31.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rest, Betzold and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1375: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board from money received by the board from other public bodies; appropriating money for decennial comprehensive planning and zoning review; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 15B.17, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman, Senjem, Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1376: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying vehicle title and transfer provisions; modifying definition of "motorized foot scooter"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168A.05, subdivisions 3, 5; 168A.10, subdivision 1; 168A.101; 169.01, subdivision 4c; 325F.665, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168A.05, subdivision 5a; 325E.0951, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Robling, Betzold and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1377: A bill for an act relating to state government; revising certain laws governing state boards and advisory groups; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 15.059, subdivision 5; 15.0597, by adding a subdivision; 16B.181, subdivision 2; 16C.17; 21.112; 43A.318, subdivision 1; 62J.693, subdivision 2; 92.35; 129D.04, subdivision 1; 240.18, subdivision 4; 245.71; 245.91, subdivision 1; 245.94, subdivision 1; 245.96; 252.282, subdivision 5; 299A.62, subdivision 2; 299A.63, subdivision 2; 353D.01, subdivision 1; 354C.12, subdivision 4; 356A.02, subdivision 1; Laws 1976, chapter 199, section 14, subdivision 1, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16B.055; 16B.65, subdivision 5; 16B.76; 18B.305, subdivision 3; 43A.318, subdivision 3; 62J.692, subdivision 2; 115.54; 115A.9651, subdivision 5; 116C.93; 116O.091, subdivision 7; 125B.21; 127A.30; 145.9266, subdivisions 6, 7; 175.008; 241.021, subdivision 4b; 242.56, subdivision 3; 245.699; 245.97; 252.282, subdivision 4; 256B.0625, subdivision 13a; 256B.77, subdivision 23; 256C.28; 299A.293; 299A.331; 299M.02; 326.41; 352.98, subdivision 6; 354B.25, subdivision 1a; 611A.25; 611A.361.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk, Senjem, Sieben and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1378: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for the disposition of contraband cigarettes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297F.21, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Anderson, Saxhaug and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1379: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, by adding a section; increasing the sales tax rate by one-fourth of one percent and dedicating the receipts for national resources and clean water purposes; establishing a clean water and great outdoors fund; creating a Great Outdoors Council; creating a natural resources grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 114D.30, subdivisions 1, 5; 114D.45, subdivisions 1, 2; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 297B.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Olson, M. and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1380: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a statewide deaf and hard-of-hearing mentor program for families of infants and children that have a hearing loss.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Tomassoni, Sparks, Gerlach and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1381: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Commission Serving Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1382: A bill for an act relating to finance; providing for staff retention and audits of the JOBZ program by the state auditor; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Sieben and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1383: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements to Big Marine Park Reserve; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel, Olseen, Lourey, Langseth and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1384: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1385: A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; requiring consistent use of the State Building Code’s definition of a "story above grade"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 82B.20, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.