State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 12, 2007
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Skogen, Koering, Erickson Ropes, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 698: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; exempting soldiers, veterans, and licensed peace officers from certain requirements relating to the state’s firearms safety certificate as a prerequisite to purchasing a hunting license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 97B.015, by adding a subdivision; 97B.020; 197.65.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Skogen, Koering, Vickerman, Hann and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 699: A bill for an act relating to the military, firearms, and employment; clarifying that a statute ensuring the continuation of state licenses and certificates of registration for any trade, employment, occupation, or profession while soldiers and certain essential employees are engaged in active military service applies to licenses and certificates of registration requiring firearms safety and usage training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 326.56, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 700: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the rate reimbursement for a day training and habilitation provider in Meeker County; requiring the Department of Human Services to draft legislation addressing the disparity between per diem rate reimbursements for day training and habilitation providers across the state.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks; Metzen; Olson, M.; Skogen and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 701: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting price gouging on essential consumer goods and services under certain conditions; providing enforcement authority; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Carlson, Torres Ray, Erickson Ropes, Jungbauer and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 702: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the special education excess cost program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 125A.76, subdivision 3; 125A.79, subdivisions 5, 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 125A.79, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Vickerman, Lourey, Hann and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 703: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating a farm enhancement loan program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Vickerman, Lourey, Hann and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 704: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing an income tax credit for sales or rentals of agricultural assets to beginning farmers; providing an income tax credit for beginning farmer financial management programs; modifying the beginning farmer program administered by the Rural Finance Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Johnson, Murphy, Koering, Senjem and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 705: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income tax; creating an income tax subtraction for certain retired pensioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk, Ortman, Larson, Skoe and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 706: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain vending machine products from sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 707: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; Clair A. Nelson Memorial Forest; providing a temporary suspension of apportionment of proceeds from tax-forfeited lands in Lake County to reimburse the county for purchase of forest land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Olson, M. and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 708: A bill for an act relating to finance; appropriating money for the Walker Area Community Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Langseth, Vickerman, Metzen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 709: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales taxes; specifying that sales of targets to shooting ranges are a sale of property for resale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.61, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 710: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; establishing the salary for legislators; eliminating the authority to pay per diem; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 3.099, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Pariseau, Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 711: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; designating a state wildlife management area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.133, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 712: A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing a regulatory system for hair transplant surgery facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Prettner Solon, Sheran, Lourey and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 713: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for the transfer and hospital care of mothers whose newborns have been transferred to another health facility; requiring coverage for a health care professional to accompany the newborn during the transfer; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Berglin, Rosen, Jungbauer, Koering and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 714: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a controlled substances prescription electronic reporting system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olseen, Skogen and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 715: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for career and technical programming by adding an aid component; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.4531.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Foley, Rest, Limmer and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 716: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to provide a grant to the Northwest Hennepin Family Center in Brooklyn Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 717: A bill for an act relating to rural economies; appropriating money for a pilot workforce program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 718: A bill for an act relating to public safety; lowering the age of adult certification for juveniles; defining a violent juvenile offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 260B.007, by adding a subdivision; 260B.125, subdivision 1; 260B.130, subdivision 1; 260B.141, subdivision 4; 609.055.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 719: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for road improvements in city of St. James.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 720: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for land acquisition in Greenleaf Lake State Park; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 721: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Howard Lake for ditch work; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Wiger and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 722: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating rebate practices at retail establishments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 325F.69, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Anderson, Moua and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 723: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a license to sell wine or malt liquor within one-half mile of the State Fairgrounds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 37.21, subdivision 2; 340A.412, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Murphy, Wergin, Saltzman, Skoe and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 724: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the property tax class rates on certain utility property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.13, subdivision 24.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Larson and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 725: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; providing a subtraction from federal taxable income for deposits to a qualified tuition savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Prettner Solon; Scheid; Sparks; Olson, M. and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 726: A bill for an act relating to health care; creating a demonstration project for northeastern Minnesota to operate a community-based health care coverage program; removing references to federal grant program; changing the evaluation report due dates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62Q.80, subdivisions 3, 4, 13, 14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Chaudhary, Scheid, Skogen, Limmer and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 727: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a felony to commit theft of a computer that has identity information in its memory about the owner or any other person; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 609.52, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sieben and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 728: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying requirements for contested case hearing notices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103G.311, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 729: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for city of Richfield athletic fields; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 730: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Richfield to construct a new arterial street; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, G.; Pariseau; Sheran; Ingebrigtsen and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 731: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for the issuance of free angling and hunting licenses to residents who have served outside the United States as a member of the National Guard or a reserve component; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson, Robling, Wiger and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 732: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a preschool program and home visiting program for children diagnosed with mental illness or developmental delays.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 733: A bill for an act relating to human services; making final an administrative law judge’s order; setting aside disqualifications; clarifying the definition of child neglect; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 245A.08, subdivisions 2a, 4, 5; 245C.22, subdivision 1; 626.556, subdivisions 2, 11, 11c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Scheid, Torres Ray and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 734: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; increasing appropriations for the Head Start program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Metzen, Pariseau, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 735: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for supportive housing on the campus of the Hastings Veterans Home; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Rest, Day, Senjem and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 736: A bill for an act relating to local government; renaming the Metropolitan Intercounty Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 353.01, subdivision 6; 383D.48; 471.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Cohen, Sparks and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 737: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for bioscience business development programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, G. and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 738: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain property leased to school districts is exempt from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 272.02, subdivision 42.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Frederickson, Chaudhary, Skogen, Skoe and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 739: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying all-terrain vehicle operating provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 84.9256, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.9257; 84.926, by adding a subdivision; 84.928, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 84.928, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Lynch, Scheid, Jungbauer, Foley and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 740: A bill for an act relating to education; extending the compensatory revenue test score pilot program; appropriating money; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 50, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Skogen, Saxhaug, Koering and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 741: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing state aid for the debt service equalization aid program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pariseau, Ingebrigtsen, Frederickson, Carlson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 742: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for planning and inventory.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Murphy, Dibble, Higgins and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 743: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a matching-grant pilot program to assist communities in providing safe transportation for intoxicated persons; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sparks, Scheid, Michel, Metzen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 744: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating certain rental vehicle coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 65B.49, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Bonoff, Saltzman, Torres Ray, Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 745: A bill for an act relating to education finance; reestablishing program growth factors; 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 Wergin, Lourey, Rosen and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 746: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring providers to notify patients when a vaccine contains more than a trace amount of mercury; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.15, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 747: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing for speed limit on city streets in rural residential districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.14, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 748: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new wastewater treatment facility in Medford; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Vickerman, Frederickson, Pariseau and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying membership of the Board of Water and Soil Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103B.101, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Stumpf; Bonoff; Olson, G. and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 750: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood and family, prekindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, nutrition and accounting, libraries, early childhood education, prevention, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, and stage agencies; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.022, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; 120B.132; 122A.415, subdivisions 1, 3; 122A.72, subdivision 5; 123B.10, subdivision 1; 123B.53, subdivision 1; 123B.57, subdivision 3; 123B.92, subdivision 1; 124D.11, subdivision 1; 124D.128, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 124D.13, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 124D.135, subdivisions 3, 5, 6; 124D.42, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 124D.454, subdivisions 2, 3; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 125A.75, subdivision 4; 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 125A.79, subdivisions 5, 6, 8; 126C.05, subdivisions 8, 15; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 2a, 4, 13a, 18, 24, 26, 27, 31, 34, by adding a subdivision; 126C.21, subdivision 3; 127A.47, subdivision 8; 127A.49, subdivisions 2, 3; 272.02, subdivision 64; 272.029, by adding a subdivision; 517.08, subdivision 1c; Laws 2006, chapter 282, article 3, section 4, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 119A; 120B; 122A; 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 124D.454, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7; 125A.76, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivisions 25, 28.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Doll, Gerlach, Larson and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 751: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for removal and replacement of the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge in Bloomington; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Rummel, Wiger, Wergin and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 752: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating certain school district reserve fund requirements; eliminating certain reports; making certain primary elections discretionary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123A.05, subdivision 2; 123A.27; 123B.10; 123B.143, subdivision 1; 123B.77, subdivision 4; 205A.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 123A.05, subdivision 2; 123B.749; 124D.081, subdivision 9; 124D.69, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel, Marty, Gimse, Rosen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 753: A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting appointment of election judges not affiliated with a major political party; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 204B.21, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid, Clark, Koering, Rosen and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 754: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying several child care provisions; consolidating the MFIP and basic sliding fee child care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivisions 3, 9, 10; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 119B.05, subdivision 5; 119B.08; 119B.09, subdivisions 1, 4a, 7, by adding a subdivision; 119B.10; 119B.11, subdivision 1; 119B.12, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 119B.15; 119B.24; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 119B.011, subdivisions 20, 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.07; 119B.09, subdivision 3; 119B.11, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 755: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospitals to publicly report performance on prevention measures for hospital-acquired infections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62J.82.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Prettner Solon, Erickson Ropes, Sparks, Ortman and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 756: A bill for an act relating to human services; deleting the requirement that certain counties repay the state for certain expenditures under the waivered services program for persons with developmental disabilities; appropriating money; amending Laws 2006, chapter 282, article 20, section 37.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Koch, Higgins, Scheid and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 757: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for youthbuild.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Larson, Marty, Gerlach and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 758: A bill for an act relating to elections; exempting lobbying activities related to a ballot question from campaign finance reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 10A.01, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch, Erickson Ropes, Senjem, Fischbach and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 759: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding a quality assurance system to include additional service recipients; removing sunset dates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.095; 256B.0951, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lynch, Foley, Senjem, Erickson Ropes and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 760: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Chester Woods Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Bakk, Johnson, Metzen and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 761: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchise agreements between outdoor sport equipment dealers and manufacturers; imposing title requirements; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 80G; 86C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 86B.820; 86B.825; 86B.830; 86B.835; 86B.840; 86B.845; 86B.850; 86B.855; 86B.860; 86B.865; 86B.870; 86B.875; 86B.880; 86B.885; 86B.890; 86B.895; 86B.900; 86B.905; 86B.910; 86B.915; 86B.920.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rummel, Stumpf, Clark and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 762: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing additional special education aid; increasing the program growth factors in regular and excess cost special education revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 4; 125A.79, subdivisions 1, 6; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 18, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Pogemiller, Dille, Marty and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 763: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP and child care provisions; changing and clarifying foreign operating corporation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 119B.09, subdivision 1; 119B.12, by adding a subdivision; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 256J.24, subdivision 5; 256J.53, subdivision 2; 256J.95, subdivision 9; 290.01, subdivisions 6b, 19c, 19d; 290.34, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256B.0631; 256J.24, subdivision 6; 256J.37, subdivisions 3a, 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 764: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting the coverage of glucose test strips without a prescription; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62A.3093, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 765: A bill for an act relating to public health; prohibiting the use or sale of lice and scabies treatment products that contain the pesticide Lindane; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 766: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating predatory lending practices; providing remedies and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 58.13, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 58; 82B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 767: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the MinnesotaCare four-month uninsured requirement for children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 768: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring students in grades 1 through 4 to attend language immersion summer school; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 769: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying adult foster care licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.0919, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Pappas, Clark, Senjem and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 770: A bill for an act relating to children; establishing the teacher education and compensation helps program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Clark, Marty, Lourey and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 771: A bill for an act relating to child care; requiring inspections of child care centers and homes; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 245A.04, subdivision 4; 245A.16, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Berglin, Higgins, Scheid, Marty and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 772: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the birth defects information system.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Koering, Latz, Sheran and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 773: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing tuition stability at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Betzold and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 774: A bill for an act relating to the judiciary; providing for senate confirmation of the executive secretary of the Board on Judicial Standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 490A.01, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 775: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing sale of bonds for highway 52 east and west frontage roads.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 776: A bill for an act relating to regent elections; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 137.0245; 137.0246.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 777: A bill for an act relating to rural economies; appropriating money for a pilot workforce program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 778: A bill for an act relating to the city of Northome; appropriating money for the construction of a new municipal building.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Marty, Rosen, Higgins and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 779: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the tax on alcoholic beverages; dedicating the proceeds of the increase to provide grants to counties to provide probation supervision and treatment services for certain offenders; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 254B.01, subdivisions 1, 3; 254B.02, subdivisions 1, 4; 254B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 254B.04, subdivision 1; 297G.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 297G.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 297G.10; 297G.12, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 254B; 401; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 254B.02, subdivisions 2, 3; 254B.03, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Neuville, Scheid and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 780: A bill for an act relating to crimes; adjusting the monetary thresholds for certain property offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.52, subdivision 3; 609.535, subdivision 2a; 609.595, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins, Vickerman, Anderson and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 781: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing basic education aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.531, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch; Olson, M.; Erickson Ropes and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 782: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; modifying the definition of small city; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 469.174, subdivision 27.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lynch, Erickson Ropes, Saltzman and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 783: A bill for an act relating to education; removing certain restrictions on distribution of staff development revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koering; Stumpf; Clark; Olson, M. and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 784: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a three-year pilot project to transform high school education through academic and career-related curriculum developed jointly by college faculty, high school instructors, and business and industry advisors and offered through career academies at multiple high school locations throughout a designated region; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 785: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing for administrative enforcement of minor traffic offenses by local authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.04.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.