State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, January 8, 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 Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 21: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Itasca County infrastructure; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Stumpf, Bonoff, Rummel and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 22: A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States not to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act in its current form.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 23: A bill for an act relating to election; changing procedure for election to fill United States Senate vacancy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 204D.17, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 204D.28.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Kubly, Tomassoni and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 24: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Cohen and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 25: A bill for an act relating to state finance; requiring the commissioner of finance to adjust for projected inflation in forecasting state expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Lourey, Torres Ray, Koering and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 26: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; extending the expiration dates for the Board of Medical Practices’ advisory councils; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 147A.27, subdivision 2; 147B.05, subdivision 2; 147C.35, subdivision 2; 147D.25, subdivision 2; 214.32, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 27: A bill for an act relating to children; clarifying certain requirements in protecting or placing certain children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 260C.001, subdivision 2; 260C.212, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Wiger and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 28: A resolution memorializing Congress to offer greater flexibility to states and fully fund the No Child Left Behind Act as part of its reauthorization.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 29: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding eligibility of persons with relevant military experience to take the peace officer licensing reciprocity examination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 626.8517.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 30: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; veterans; creating a subtraction for military pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Metzen, Cohen, Bakk, Rest and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 31: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming to federal tax rules for public safety retiree pensions; authorizing pension funds to withhold and pay insurance premiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 356.87.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Kubly, Vickerman, Frederickson, Dille and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 32: A bill for an act relating to veterans; allowing a classified government service preference for the parent of a disabled veteran; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 43A.11, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Wergin, Koch and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 33: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for certain military pension income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 34: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group residential housing rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 256I.04, subdivision 3; 256I.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kubly, Dille, Vickerman, Lourey and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 35: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting grain bins and fencing materials from sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.61, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kubly, Marty, Koering, Wergin and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 36: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for ambulance service and interhospital transfer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 144E.101, subdivision 6; 144E.127; 144E.35, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Cohen, Anderson, Frederickson, Pogemiller and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 37: A bill for an act relating to natural and cultural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; increasing the sales tax rate by one-fourth of one percent and dedicating the receipts for natural and cultural resource purposes; creating an arts, humanities, museum, and public broadcasting fund; creating a heritage enhancement fund; creating a parks and trails fund; creating a clean water fund; establishing a Heritage Enhancement Council; establishing a Clean Water Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 297B.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 85; 97A; 103F; 129D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Prettner Solon, Senjem, Pogemiller and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 38: A bill for an act relating to waters; enacting the Great Lakes -- St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Marty, Scheid and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 39: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for instant runoff voting in federal, state, and local elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 200.02, by adding a subdivision; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 205A.03, subdivision 1; 205A.06, subdivision 1a; 206.80; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.