State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, January 16, 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 Wiger, Larson, Rest and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 81: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the election of the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a; 10A.25, subdivision 2; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.315; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4a; 204B.09, subdivisions 1, 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; 375.09, subdivision 1; 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A; 204D; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a; Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1, section 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Berglin and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 82: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the new chance program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug, Pogemiller and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 83: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to the Minnesota minerals 21st century fund to restore previously unallotted money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 84: A bill for an act relating to retirement; adding definitions for disability for police and fire fund and local government correctional retirement plan members; modifying disability and survivor benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 353.01, subdivision 37, by adding subdivisions; 353.651, subdivision 4; 353.656, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3, 4, 5a, 6a, 10, by adding a subdivision; 353.657, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3; 353E.06, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353E.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 85: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying procedures for determining eligibility for disability benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 353.33, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6, 7a; 353.656, subdivision 8; 353B.08, subdivision 11; 353E.06, subdivisions 4, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 353.33, subdivisions 6a, 6b, 8; 353.656, subdivisions 5, 9, 11, 12.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Fischbach, Dille and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 86: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money to Eden Valley-Watkins school district to recover the cost of remediating an environmental hazard.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach, Murphy, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 87: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying the definition of farming for the purposes of the Minnesota Agricultural Development Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 41C.02, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Fischbach, Pariseau and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 88: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying bear baiting restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97B.425.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Limmer, Foley, Scheid and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 89: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to match federal funds to complete segment of highway 610 as four-lane freeway.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Koering, Dille and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 90: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income and corporate franchise tax credit for qualifying investment in dairy operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 91: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring a local economic impact statement for lands withdrawn from timber harvesting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bonoff, Clark, Robling, Saltzman and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 92: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; establishing an advisory school readiness board to make recommendations to the governor and the legislature on developing a coordinated, efficient, and cost-effective system for delivering early childhood programs throughout the state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dille and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 93: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for paving the Luce Line Trail; authorizing issuance and sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 94: A bill for an act relating to local government; Hennepin and Wright Counties; authorizing the Hennepin County Board and the Wright County Board to initiate a process for the change of county boundaries by resolution.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 95: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting cities, counties, and townships from sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 96: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a grant to the Paradise Center for the Arts in Faribault.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 97: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked Trunk Highway 14 between Dodge Center and Owatonna.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 98: A bill for an act relating to bonds; authorizing the city of Winsted to issue bonds under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 475, to finance the acquisition and betterment of a facility consisting of a city hall, community center, and police station.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins, Moua, Neuville, Berglin and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 99: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing a grant for mentoring children of incarcerated parents; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Cohen, Sieben and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 100: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing state policy for stem cell research; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 137; 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Metzen, Pogemiller, Fischbach, Day and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 101: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 12; removing references to legislative days.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Marty, Erickson Ropes, Prettner Solon, Lourey and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 102: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for a universal health care system that provides affordable access to high quality medical care for all Minnesotans; requiring a focus on preventive care and early intervention; providing comprehensive benefits; reducing costs through prevention, efficiency, and elimination of bureaucracy; directing the commissioner of health to prepare a plan to be implemented by 2010; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 103: A bill for an act relating to finance; authorizing transfer of appropriations within the Help America Vote Act account; amending Laws 2005, chapter 162, section 34, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 104: A bill for an act relating to retiree health insurance coverage; providing for the inclusion of certain former University of Minnesota steam plant employees in the state health insurance group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 43A.27, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 105: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring the commissioner of natural resources to remove certain wild animals from urban areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 97A.045, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 106: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; changing the timing for payment of compensation to legislators; authorizing payments for additional travel during special sessions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 3.099, subdivision 1; 3.103.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.