State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, February 7, 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 Berglin, Torres Ray and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 583: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying essential community provider designation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 62Q.19, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 584: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional community center in Upsala; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 585: A bill for an act relating to local government; removing restrictions on the sale or lease of certain property listed on the National Register of Historic Places; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 15.995.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Torres Ray; Olson, M.; Robling; Rummel and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 586: A bill for an act relating to Native American languages; establishing the Minnesota Indigenous Language Act; establishing the Council on Indigenous Language; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 587: A bill for an act relating to public safety; decreasing the criminal penalty for damaging property via graffiti and providing for a new standard of proof for the offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 617.90, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Bonoff, Wiger, Stumpf and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 588: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for comprehensive family life and sexuality education programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 589: A bill for an act relating to education; raising kindergarten through grade 12 academic achievement through increased student participation in international baccalaureate courses and programs in addition to preadvanced placement and advanced placement programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 120B.132.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 590: A resolution exhorting Congress to reform the federal Montgomery GI Bill for the Selected Reserves to permit members of the National Guard and reserves who have been mobilized into federal active duty in support of current wars to receive and use their federal educational benefits following separation from active reserve status and final discharge from the military.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 591: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; authorizing family agricultural revitalization zones (FARMZ); promoting value-added processing agricultural products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 469.310, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 592: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; converting appropriations for grants for the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System from the bond proceeds fund to the general fund; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 8; Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 593: A bill for an act relating to taxes; income; providing an income tax credit for telecommuting conversion expenses and ongoing telecommuting expenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Lourey, Wergin, Robling, Rest and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 594: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing eligibility requirements for an adoption assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 259.67, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Gerlach, Larson, Robling and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 595: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 3; by adding an article; providing for a bipartisan legislative redistricting commission.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olson, M.; Betzold and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 596: A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying duties and classifications; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 13.02, subdivision 11; 13.04, subdivisions 3, 4; 13.05, subdivision 10; 13.35; 13.355, subdivision 1; 13.384, subdivisions 1, 2; 13.39, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 13.393; 13.40, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.41, subdivision 3; 13.43, subdivisions 2, 5, 7, 10, 11; 13.435; 13.44, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 13.462, subdivisions 2, 3; 13.48; 13.552, subdivision 3; 13.861, subdivision 1; 13.87, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13.79, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 597: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing a grant to the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa to study the feasibility of a renewable energy facility.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach, Robling, Neuville, Pappas and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 598: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing tuition increase limits on public postsecondary institutions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136F; 137.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Vickerman, Dille, Pappas, Murphy and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 599: A resolution urging the President and Congress to end trade, financial, and travel restrictions to Cuba.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Gimse and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 600: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing changes to trunk highway system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 161.115, subdivision 76; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 161.115, subdivision 193.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Skogen, Berglin, Koering, Doll and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 601: 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.
Senators Scheid, Clark, Wiger, Stumpf and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 602: A bill for an act relating to education finance; reinstating the after-school enrichment program; providing for grants to improve academic achievement, reduce crime, improve community involvement, and increase character development; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann; Olson, G. and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 603: A bill for an act relating to education; providing teacher training for qualified professionals; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 122A.24.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hann, Pariseau and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 604: A resolution memorializing Congress to provide significant and genuine financial assistance to states to comply with the Clean Water Act.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Pariseau, Carlson, Sieben and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 605: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing that careless driving resulting in death is a gross misdemeanor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 606: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of North St. Paul to transfer increments between tax increment financing districts; extending the time period by which revenues must be expended on an activity within the district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Cohen, Anderson, Pappas, Sparks and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 607: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring a closed motor vehicle manufacturing plant and related facilities to be maintained for a period of time; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Prettner Solon, Scheid, Cohen, Pogemiller and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 608: A bill for an act relating to insurance; increasing the required minimum liability limits on aircraft insurance; providing that aircraft liability insurance is not voidable retroactively after a claim; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 360.59, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Metzen, Murphy, Sparks and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 609: A bill for an act relating to public employment; restricting limitations on political activities of state employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 211B.09.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 610: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy, technical, administrative, and clarifying changes to various taxes and tax-related provisions; changing provisions relating to revenue recapture, tax-forfeited land sales, sustainable forest management incentive program, publication of certain tax preparers, and certain firefighters’ supplemental benefits reimbursement applications; providing for training, licensing, and oversight of assessors; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 62I.06, subdivision 6; 71A.04, subdivision 1; 163.051, subdivision 5; 270.071, subdivision 7; 270.072, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 270.074, subdivision 3; 270.076, subdivision 1; 270.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; 270.44; 270.45; 270.46; 270.47; 270.48; 270.50; 270A.03, subdivision 5; 270C.306; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 270C.446, subdivision 2; 272.02, subdivision 64; 272.115, subdivision 1; 273.05, by adding a subdivision; 273.111, subdivision 3; 273.117; 273.121; 273.123, subdivisions 2, 3; 273.124, subdivisions 13, 14, 21; 273.128, subdivision 1; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 25; 273.1398, subdivision 4; 273.33, subdivision 2; 273.37, subdivision 2; 273.371, subdivision 1; 274.01, subdivision 1; 274.13, subdivision 1; 275.065, subdivisions 3, 5a; 275.067; 276.04, by adding a subdivision; 277.01, subdivision 2; 279.01, subdivision 1; 282.01, subdivisions 1a, 1d, 1e, by adding a subdivision; 287.22; 287.2205; 289A.08, subdivision 11; 289A.09, subdivision 2; 289A.12, subdivision 14; 289A.18, subdivision 1; 289A.40, subdivision 2; 289A.56, by adding a subdivision; 289A.60, subdivisions 8, 12, 25, 27, by adding subdivisions; 290.01, subdivisions 19c, 19d; 290.06, subdivision 33; 290.067, subdivision 2b; 290.0671, subdivision 7; 290.0677, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 3; 290.191, subdivision 8; 290A.03, subdivision 7; 290B.03, subdivision 2; 290C.02, subdivision 3; 290C.04; 290C.05; 290C.11; 291.215, subdivision 1; 295.52, subdivisions 4, 4a; 295.54, subdivision 2; 297A.61, subdivisions 3, 4, 7, 10, 24, by adding subdivisions; 297A.63, subdivision 1; 297A.665; 297A.669, subdivisions 3, 13, 14, by adding subdivisions; 297A.67, subdivisions 8, 9; 297A.68, subdivisions 11, 16, 35; 297A.70, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 297A.72; 297A.90, subdivision 2; 297B.035, subdivision 1; 297F.06, subdivision 4; 297F.25, by adding a subdivision; 297I.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 297I.20, subdivision 2; 297I.40, subdivision 5; 297I.85, by adding a subdivision; 424A.10, subdivision 3; 469.1734, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 270; 270C; 273; 274; 290C; 297A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 270.073; 270.41, subdivision 4; 270.43; 270.51; 270.52; 270.53; 279.01, subdivision 2; 295.60; 297A.61, subdivision 20; 297A.668, subdivision 6; 297A.67, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 611: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing and clarifying certain tax data classification and disclosure provisions; providing for administration and classification of class 1b homestead declarations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 270B.01, subdivision 8; 270B.02, subdivision 3; 270B.085, by adding a subdivision; 270B.14, subdivision 3; 273.1315.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 612: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing the licensure of two intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility; 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.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 613: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a pilot project for Minnesota family investment program families; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Pappas, Moua, Pogemiller, Langseth and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 614: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Central Corridor Transit Way.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Limmer, Neuville, Chaudhary and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 615: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the Minnesota Financial Crimes Oversight Council to annually report to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299A.681, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff, Wiger and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 616: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a pilot program to provide a SMART Board in school districts throughout the state; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 617: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a specific segment of the Minnesota River Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 85.015, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 618: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; requiring licenses for plumbing work statewide; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 326.40, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 326.45.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Higgins, Berglin, Foley, Neuville and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 619: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for an offender reentry pilot project; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Bonoff, Dibble, Dille and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 620: A bill for an act relating to transportation; enacting strategic initiative to reduce greenhouse emissions from motor vehicles by 30 percent by the year 2030; modifying provisions related to the statewide transportation plan to reflect environmental impacts; requiring legislative report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 174.01, subdivision 2; 174.02, subdivision 1a; 174.03, subdivisions 1, 6, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 621: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for the Big Bog State Recreation Area; authorizing the issuance and sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 622: A bill for an act relating to the Indian Affairs Council; appropriating money for property acquisition.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Dille, Stumpf, Clark and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 623: A bill for an act relating to libraries; appropriating money for regional library basic system support and multicounty, multitype library systems.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Betzold and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 624: A bill for an act relating to marriage; changing and clarifying certain terms and procedures; requiring certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 517.03, subdivision 2; 517.05; 517.07; 517.08, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c; 517.10; 517.13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sieben, Pappas, Moua, Murphy and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 625: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Union Depot in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Metzen, Saltzman and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 626: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; regulating fees for certain rehabilitation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 176.102, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 627: A bill for an act relating to education; reporting special education litigation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 125A.75, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Prettner Solon, Anderson, Rosen and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 628: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring energy efficiency and conservation improvement plans by public utilities and setting energy savings goals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 216B.16, subdivisions 6b, 6c; 216B.243, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 216B.241; 216B.2411.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 629: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System; making changes of an administrative nature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3A.02, subdivision 1; 352.01, subdivisions 2a, 2b, 11; 352.12, subdivision 2a; 352.27; 352.951; 352.98, by adding a subdivision; 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3; 352D.06, subdivision 3; 356.405; 490.121, subdivisions 15a, 21d, 21f; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk, Senjem and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 630: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; allowing a subtraction for educational awards from the National Service Trust; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Michel, Bonoff and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 631: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the Minnesota Children’s Museum.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Bakk, Moua and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 632: A bill for an act relating to local government; removing the expiration on the authority for Hennepin and Ramsey Counties to impose a mortgage registry and deed tax; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 383A.80, subdivision 4; 383B.80, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Prettner Solon, Kubly, Rosen and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 633: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduction in the assessed market value of energy efficient new commercial property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 273.11, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 634: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; providing an exception to crane operator certification requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 182.6525, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Lynch, Berglin, Prettner Solon, Koering and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 635: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating certain hospital payment reductions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256.969, subdivisions 3a, 27; 256B.75.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Metzen, Tomassoni, Bakk, Dille and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 636: A bill for an act relating to emergency medical services; changing the name of an award and incentive program.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Koering; Olson, M.; Kubly; Skoe and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 637: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for regional emergency medical services programs.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olson, M.; Koering; Torres Ray; Clark and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 638: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for Minnesota community action grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.