State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, February 21, 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 Moua, Limmer, Dibble, Tomassoni and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1052: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax credit for qualifying affordable housing contributions; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rummel, Anderson, Moua, Pappas and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1053: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey County; modifying corrections provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 383A.08, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Senjem, Higgins and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1054: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a self-directed personal supports option; modifying the Minnesota supplemental aid standard; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; 256D.44, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Marty, Senjem, Higgins, Berglin and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1055: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the parental contribution for services for persons with developmental disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 252.27, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Sheran, Senjem, Higgins, Berglin and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1056: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the MR/RC waiver, family support grants, and semi-independent living services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Larson and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1057: A bill for an act relating to occupations; establishing the Council of High Pressure Piping Systems; requiring the council to establish fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 326.47, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1058: A bill for an act relating to occupations; establishing the Plumbing Council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Limmer, Pariseau and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1059: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating English as the official language; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1060: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Darwin for predesign and design of wastewater holding ponds; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Higgins, Rest, Anderson and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1061: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certificates of pay equity compliance as a condition for certain state contracts; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bonoff, Murphy, Rest and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1062: A bill for an act relating to transportation; granting towing authority to Department of Transportation within its metropolitan district; modifying provisions relating to hazardous materials; modifying provisions related to motor carriers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168B.04, subdivision 2; 169.01, subdivisions 19, 20; 169.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 221.031, subdivision 6; 221.0314, by adding a subdivision; 221.033, subdivision 2d; 221.037, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1063: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring registration renewal notice for E85-capable vehicle to inform its owner; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1064: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for land acquisition for Fond du Lac Technical and Community College by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1065: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a property tax exemption for the homestead of a permanently and totally disabled veteran or the veteran’s spouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dille and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1066: A bill for an act relating to law enforcement; creating a crisis intervention team state council; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dille and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1067: A bill for an act relating to mental health; creating a mental health fatality review team; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rosen, Metzen, Sparks and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1068: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing funding to prepurchase propane for the low-income home energy assistance program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1069: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; requiring inventory reports from fuel terminals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 239.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Pappas, Higgins and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1070: A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing for off-sale license fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 340A.408, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dibble, Higgins, Murphy, Larson and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1071: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing automatic enforcement of official traffic-control devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.01, by adding subdivisions; 169.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rosen, Marty, Berglin and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1072: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to conduct a study to determine the extent of prenatal drug exposure in babies born in Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Scheid, Wergin and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1073: A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying certain labor agreements and compensation plans.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sieben, Prettner Solon, Berglin, Marty and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1074: A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing an environmental health tracking and biomonitoring program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Pappas, Betzold, Cohen, Frederickson and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1075: A bill for an act relating to the State Board of Investment; requiring divestment from certain investments relating to Sudan; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 11A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rosen, Saltzman, Wergin, Clark and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1076: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; providing a subtraction for principal and interest payments on education loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff; Olson, G.; Lynch; Saltzman and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1077: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school district operating cost differential revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem, Day, Jungbauer, Fischbach and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1078: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; creating a special Gold Star license plate for family members of military personnel who have died in active military service; exempting plate fee for a surviving spouse or parent of the deceased service member; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Olson, M.; Dibble; Tomassoni; Koering and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1079: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money to match federal grant for Midwest Bioenergy Research Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Frederickson, Sheran, Neuville, Kubly and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1080: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to the Minnesota River Basin Joint Powers Board.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Moua, Dille, Chaudhary and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1081: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the Minnesota Commission on New Americans; providing appointments; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olson, G.; Bonoff; Latz; Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1082: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring continued funding for alternative teacher professional pay system; removing certain restrictions on distribution of staff development revenue by school districts; exempting certain school districts participating in alternative teacher professional pay system from two percent set-aside for staff development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 122A.414, subdivision 1; 122A.60, subdivisions 1, 3; 122A.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Saltzman, Latz, Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1083: A bill for an act relating to education; removing the inflationary adjustment limitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Higgins, Dibble, Wiger and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1084: A bill for an act relating to crime; tolling the statute of limitations for the crime of identity theft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 628.26.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Chaudhary, Sieben, Scheid and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1085: A bill for an act relating to health and the environment; prohibiting the sale of certain mercury-containing products; modifying restrictions on the sale, use, and disposal of certain mercury-containing products; requiring certain consumer information; modifying lamp recycling facility operation requirements; providing for mercury reduction at crematoriums; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 115A.932, subdivision 1; 116.92, subdivisions 3, 7a, by adding subdivisions; 116.93, subdivision 2; 149A.95, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rummel, Scheid and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1086: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; requiring removal of structures built with pressure-treated lumber containing chromated copper arsenate from schools, parks, and child care facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rummel, Anderson, Chaudhary and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1087: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying fishing license and waterfowl stamp requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.405, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1088: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring notice and a public hearing before adopting an interim ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 394.34; 462.355, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1089: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a credit for contributions to prekindergarten scholarship granting organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivision 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1090: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing incentives for employee energy savings suggestions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1091: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; allocating joint and several liability in certain civil actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 604.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 1092: A bill for an act relating to public safety; proposing the Controlled Substance Reform Act of 2007; authorizing deferral of judgment for certain drug offenses; making certain affirmative defenses available for driving while impaired offenses; requiring appointment of a conditional release screening committee; requiring the commissioner of human services to publish best practice standards for publicly funded prison-based substance abuse treatment programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 152.18, subdivision 1; 169A.46, by adding a subdivision; 244.055, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1093: A bill for an act relating to the city of Bemidji; extending its local sales and use tax; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 3, article 5, section 39.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olson, M.; Skoe; Chaudhary; Skogen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1094: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; restricting four by four truck trail development; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Marty; Senjem; Berglin; Olson, M. and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1095: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Universal Newborn and Infant Hearing Screening Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kubly, Limmer, Sieben, Metzen and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1096: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying and modifying the limitation period for civil actions involving sexual abuse against a minor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 541.073.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olseen, Langseth, Sparks, Dille and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1097: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; changing allowable vehicle weights on certain highways; extending seasonal restrictions on gravel roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.823, subdivision 1; 169.824, subdivision 2; 169.87, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1098: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the Office of County Recorder appointive in Beltrami County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1099: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a maximum effort capital loan to Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1100: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new component of general education revenue to support small school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1101: A bill for an act relating to the environment; directing the Environmental Quality Board to study and adopt rules relating to environmental review of certain biofuel production facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Chaudhary and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1102: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; clarifying the powers to determine independent contractor status; requiring commissioner of revenue review of certain documents related to independent contractor status; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 176.042, subdivision 2; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Chaudhary and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1103: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting misrepresentation of employees as independent contractors; authorizing and requiring the commissioner of revenue to review certifications of independent contractor status; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 181.722; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 1104: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring credit be given to driver’s license offenses committed in Canada; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 171.55.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Sieben, Marty, Saltzman, Berglin and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1105: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to develop health risk limits for perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate, and perfluorobutanoic acid.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1106: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting open enrollment students to participate in academic courses and extracurricular and cocurricular activities on the same basis as resident district students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.03, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 128C.02, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1107: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for special education programs; establishing an intensive intervention funding source; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 3; 125A.79, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray; Olson, M.; Lourey; Berglin and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1108: A bill for an act relating to Indian child welfare; modifying child placement provisions for Indian children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 260.755, subdivisions 12, 20; 260.761, subdivision 7; 260.765, subdivision 5; 260.771, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saxhaug, Scheid, Larson, Frederickson and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1109: A bill for an act relating to environment; restricting the use of phosphorus in household dishwasher detergent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116.23.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1110: A bill for an act relating to summer youth employment; appropriating money for learn to earn.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1111: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan area transportation; modifying the membership of the Transportation Advisory Board; modifying provisions related to a periodic evaluation of the metropolitan area’s transportation system; modifying and clarifying provisions related to the provision of special transportation service; repealing an obsolete provision; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 473.146, subdivision 4; 473.1466; 473.386, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.1465.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1112: A bill for an act relating to retirement; specifying the cost for repayment of a refund; requiring the Teachers Retirement Association to return any overpayments.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Wergin and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1113: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for military pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1114: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Koochiching County; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1115: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing Independent School District No. 361, International Falls, to purchase real or personal property with its building lease levy authority.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1116: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a technical and vocational revenue program for collaborative high school and postsecondary vocational programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chaudhary, Moua, Sieben and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1117: A bill for an act relating to crime; amending the crime of burglary in the second degree; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.581, by adding subdivisions; 609.582, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1118: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on vehicles hauling unfinished forest products; modifying renewable energy objectives; modifying apportionment of net income; defining wood products industry; modifying certain tax exemptions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 169.8261; 216B.1691, by adding a subdivision; 290.191, subdivision 2; 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.69, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1119: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying land acquisition requirements; modifying land owners’ bill of rights; modifying recordation requirements for mineral interests; adding to and deleting from state parks; authorizing public and private sales and conveyances of certain state lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.0272, subdivision 3; 84.0274, subdivision 5; 93.55, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Betzold, Moua and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 1120: A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing a parole board; prescribing its membership, duties, and powers; prescribing when an individual is eligible to be considered for parole; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bakk, Lourey, Prettner Solon, Tomassoni and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1121: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for North Shore Express Intercity Rail Initiative; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Koering, Sheran and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1122: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities, community service providers, and nursing facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1123: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer, Pariseau, Limmer, Ingebrigtsen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1124: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying provisions relating to special license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 168.10, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1g, 1h, 1i; 168.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.