State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, January 22, 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 Foley, Murphy, Cohen and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 155: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting local authorities from enforcing traffic regulations with administrative penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 169.022.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Limmer, Dibble, Koch, Vickerman and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 156: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating I-94 as Purple Heart Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Metzen, Scheid, Dibble, Tomassoni and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 157: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for job training programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 158: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money for constructing interchange on marked Interstate Highway 94 and Hennepin County Highway 101.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Ingebrigtsen, Fischbach and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 159: A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating the imposition and refund of sales tax on capital equipment; eliminating an obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 160: A bill for an act relating to military and veterans; income taxation; broadening the deduction for military pay; creating a subtraction military pensions, including survivor benefit payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kubly and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 161: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a severance levy for Independent School District No. 2853, Lac qui Parle Valley.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni, Metzen, Murphy and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 162: A bill for an act relating to commerce; imposing certain customer sales or service call center requirements; prescribing a criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Sparks, Clark, Prettner Solon, Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 163: A bill for an act relating to gambling; modifying lawful purpose expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 349.12, subdivision 25.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Prettner Solon, Clark, Lourey, Marty and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 164: A bill for an act relating to human services; waiving the moratorium regarding beds and expanding group residential housing supplemental rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256I.05, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Clark, Sparks, Bakk, Tomassoni and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 165: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing certain investments; creating a program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Kubly; Tomassoni; Olson, M.; Vickerman and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 166: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for local government planning assistance; requiring regional development commissions or organizations to submit annual work programs; appropriating money for local government planning assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 462.39, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sparks, Anderson, Metzen, Tomassoni and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 167: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; making various policy, housekeeping, and style changes to the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law; incorporating certain administrative rules into Minnesota Statutes; modifying fraud penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 268.001; 268.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.035, subdivisions 1, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21a, 23, 23a, 24, 26, 29, 30, by adding a subdivision; 268.042, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 268.043; 268.0435; 268.044, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4; 268.045, subdivision 1; 268.046; 268.047, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 268.051, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 268.052, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 268.0525; 268.053, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 268.057, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10; 268.058; 268.059; 268.0625, subdivisions 4, 5; 268.063; 268.064; 268.065, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.066; 268.067; 268.0675; 268.068; 268.069, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, 3b; 268.084; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 13a, 13b, 13c, 16; 268.086, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 268.087; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 7, 10, 11; 268.101; 268.103, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.105, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 7; 268.115; 268.125, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 268.131, subdivision 1; 268.135; 268.145, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 268.155; 268.18, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b, 4, 5, 6; 268.182, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.184, subdivisions 1, 1a; 268.186; 268.188; 268.19, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 268.192; 268.194, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 268.196, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.20; 268.21; 268.22; 268.23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 268.0435; 268.0511; 268.085, subdivision 10; 268.103, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 3315.0210; 3315.0220; 3315.0515; 3315.0520; 3315.0525; 3315.0530, subparts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 3315.0540; 3315.0550; 3315.0910, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 3315.1005, subparts 1, 3; 3315.1315, subpart 4; 3315.2010; 3315.2810, subparts 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 168: A bill for an act relating to state historic sites; prohibiting charging certain fees for tours of the State Capitol; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 138.668.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 169: A bill for an act relating to state government; defining special district; requiring special districts to file governance documents with the state auditor; requiring audits of special districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 170: A bill for an act relating to the military; authorizing deferment of special assessments for certain members of the armed forces; clarifying that grants from the Support Our Troops account may be made to eligible individuals to pay special assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 190.19, subdivision 2; 435.193.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 171: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a pilot facility to generate electricity using plasma arc technology and Minnesota biomass or waste materials.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Michel, Hann and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 172: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing term limits for state legislators and constitutional officers; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 6; and article V, sections 2 and 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Pappas, Sheran, Langseth, Cohen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 173: A bill for an act relating to finance; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Clark, Wergin, Rummel and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 174: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for voluntary, full-day kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 15; 126C.12, subdivision 5; 126C.126.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gimse, Fischbach, Rosen, Robling and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 175: A bill for an act relating to taxation; motor vehicle sales; providing for transitional deposits of proceeds of motor vehicle sales tax to highway user fund and transit funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297B.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Senjem, Tomassoni, Rosen and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 176: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for biotechnology and medical genomics research; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Higgins, Moua, Pogemiller and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 177: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a crime victim support grant.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Koch, Olseen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 178: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for nursing facilities in specified counties to the geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dibble, Murphy, Jungbauer, Sieben and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 179: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the income tax credit for transit passes to nonprofit organizations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, subdivision 28.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 180: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for establishment of single-member school board election districts in Independent School District No. 271, Bloomington.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Larson, Cohen, Latz and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 181: A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying personal jurisdiction over foreign corporations and nonresident individuals in certain matters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 543.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Larson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 182: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a state grant program to pay for a portion of the facility costs of certain community partnership programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 183: A bill for an act relating to airports; expanding scope of airport zoning provisions to include control of uses incompatible with present and future airport use; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 360.061, by adding subdivisions; 360.064, subdivision 1; 360.065; 360.066, subdivisions 1, 1a; 360.074; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 360.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Marty, Torres Ray, Berglin, Prettner Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 184: A bill for an act relating to health; preventing unintended pregnancies by increasing access to family planning; authorizing registered nurses to dispense oral contraceptives in family planning clinics; increasing reimbursement rates for family planning services; expanding the definition of a governmental unit; eliminating the reduction in family planning grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 148.235, by adding a subdivision; 471.59, subdivision 1; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 9, section 3, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Koering, Erickson Ropes, Sheran and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 185: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income and corporate franchise tax credit for qualifying investment in dairy and livestock operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koering, Erickson Ropes, Sheran, Lourey and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 186: A bill for an act relating to sales and use taxes; exempting construction and other materials used in livestock farming operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.69, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Wergin, Koch, Gerlach and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 187: A bill for an act relating to taxation; motor vehicle sales; providing for transitional deposits of proceeds of motor vehicle sales tax to highway user fund and transit funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297B.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch; Limmer; Olson, G.; Pariseau and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 188: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring proof of citizenship on filing for certain offices; requiring certain voters to provide picture identification; providing for the issuance of certain identification cards at no charge; establishing a procedure for unverified ballots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 204C.10; 204C.13, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204B; 204C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bonoff, Murphy, Rest and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 189: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring Metropolitan Council to study and report on feasibility of use of light rail or commuter rail transit in or near the Interstate Highway 394 Corridor and the feasibility of combining the Interstate Highway 394 and Southwest Rail Transit Corridors; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Bonoff, Murphy, Rest, Dibble and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 190: A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; creating transit fund and accounts; changing the deposit of revenues from the sales tax on motor vehicle leases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16A.88; 174.24, subdivision 1; 297A.815, by adding subdivisions; 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 191: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the town of Scambler in Ottertail County to impose an aggregate tax under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 298.75, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Anderson, Rosen, Rummel, Prettner Solon and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 192: A bill for an act relating to the environment; enacting Global Warming Mitigation Act; setting goals and requiring plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; requiring Public Utilities Commission to consider greenhouse gas emissions in generation resource acquisitions; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Gerlach, Limmer and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 193: A bill for an act relating to state government; imposing a moratorium on new or increased state agency fees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Gerlach, Pariseau, Limmer, Robling and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 194: A bill for an act relating to sales tax; eliminating the sales tax on local government purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.70, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 195: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; providing an income tax credit for tuition of qualified beneficiaries; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Berglin, Marty, Tomassoni, Rosen and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 196: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a reverse mortgage incentive program; establishing eligibility standards, benefits, and other requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 47.58, subdivision 8; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256.975, subdivision 7; 256B.0911, subdivisions 1a, 3a; 256B.0913, by adding a subdivision; 256B.15, by adding a subdivision; 462A.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Chaudhary, Moua, Limmer, Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 197: A bill for an act relating to crime; amending the crime of burglary in the second degree; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 609.581, by adding subdivisions; 609.582, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 198: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing sale of state transportation bonds; appropriating money to match federal funds for Mississippi River crossing corridor in or near the city of Brainerd.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 199: A bill for an act relating to elections; eliminating fair campaign requirements for federal elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 211B.01, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 200: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Canisteo Mine Outflow Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 201: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying regulation of off-sales by brewpubs and small brewers; authorizing sampling of malt liquor at breweries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 340A.301, subdivision 7; 340A.510, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Kubly, Stumpf, Frederickson, Robling and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 202: A bill for an act relating to education finance; replacing federal comprehensive school reform funds that have been reduced; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz; Olson, G.; Skogen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 203: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for the community education revenue program; increasing the minimum population guarantee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 124D.20, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 204: A bill for an act relating to health; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section, affirming that every resident of Minnesota has the right to affordable health care.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Wergin, Ingebrigtsen, Koch, Limmer and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 205: A bill for an act relating to health; excluding aid and attendance benefits from the MinnesotaCare definition of income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256L.01, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rosen, Dibble, Sheran, Anderson and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 206: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for the conversion of vehicles to operate using alternative fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Dibble, Sheran, Anderson and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 207: A bill for an act relating to taxation; creating a sales tax exemption for the sale of hydrogen to power an internal combustion engine or fuel cell; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sheran, Rest, Olseen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 208: A bill for an act relating to elections; making it easier to vote by absentee ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.11, subdivisions 1, 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rosen, Lynch and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 209: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing the Minnesota Biomedical Sciences Research Facilities Authority and the biomedical sciences research project funding program; providing for the University of Minnesota to apply for facility program funds; authorizing sale of state bonds to fund program; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 210: 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 purposes; establishing a great outdoors and clean water fund; creating a Great Outdoors Council; authorizing the sale of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 114D.30, subdivisions 1, 5, by adding a subdivision; 114D.45, subdivisions 1, 2; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 297B.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 114D.30, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Higgins, Marty, Lourey and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 211: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing early voting; making it easier to vote by absentee ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.085; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Fischbach, Wergin and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 212: A bill for an act relating to public safety; exempting all-electric single family dwellings from the carbon monoxide alarm installation requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 299F.51, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 213: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; adding mayors to the commission membership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 473.604, subdivision 1; 473.605, subdivision 2; 473.622; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.601, subdivisions 3, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Prettner Solon, Berglin, Marty, Doll and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 214: A bill for an act relating to health; restoring suicide prevention grants; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.