State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, April 3, 2006
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3680: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school board to annually increase operating levy by rate of inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 126C.17, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann, Olson, Michel and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3681: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the funding for certain early literacy activities conducted by ServeMinnesota; appropriating money; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 84, subdivision 16.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoglund, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 3682: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing punitive damages if news media violates a promise to protect a confidential source; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 595.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Koch and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 3683: A bill for an act relating to elections; exempting on a onetime basis municipalities in a county that filed a county plan pursuant to Laws 2005, chapter 162, section 35, from the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 206.82; implementing in law the requirements of a federal court order regarding the use of tribal identification; providing for a registration deadline for special elections; providing for a uniform and consistent oath to be signed by voters in an election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 201.061, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 201.061, subdivision 3; 204C.10; 206.82, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Limmer and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 3684: A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting the transcription by election judges of machine-unreadable ballot cards under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 206.90, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Pariseau and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3685: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting any changes in polling places between primary and general elections for the same offices; providing an exception; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 205A.11, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3686: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 635, Milroy.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3687: A bill for an act relating to public safety; public safety plan disabilitant health care coverage; authorizing review by a police officer/firefighter disability review panel of a pre-2005 disability involving a city of Richfield firefighter.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3688: A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing a pilot project to encourage the licensure of foreign-trained physicians in Minnesota; appropriating money for a pilot program to encourage the licensure of foreign-trained physicians.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3689: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring certain level II and III predatory offenders to wear GPS tracking system devices; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3690: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain vending machine products from sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3691: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing for assistance to certain members of the National Guard and other veterans in obtaining health screening and health services relating to depleted uranium exposure; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3692: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a parent-school partnership pilot program to assist children with autism spectrum disorders; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3693: A bill for an act relating to state employees; providing a gift certificate option for recognition for years of service.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3694: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing predatory offender registration requirements for certain predatory offenders who reside on Indian reservations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 243.166, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Larson, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 3695: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing Independent School District No. 544, Fergus Falls, to impose a local sales and use tax and a motor vehicle excise tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3696: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for reimbursement of cleanup costs for certain petroleum tank releases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 115C.09, subdivision 3h.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3697: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for trunk highway improvements; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Tomassoni, Nienow and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3698: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; restoring 2006 market value credit reimbursement cuts; repealing Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 3699: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory in Willmar; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sams, Vickerman and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3700: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for reimbursement grants to persons who install E85 pumps.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3701: 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 2004, section 122A.24.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator LeClair introduced--
S.F. No. 3702: A bill for an act relating to local sales and use taxes; requiring revenue sharing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koch and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3703: A bill for an act relating to public safety; imposing license reinstatement fee and surcharge for certain driving offenses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.29, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 171.20, subdivision 4; 171.26, subdivision 1; 171.29, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Clark, Fischbach and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3704: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the operating payment rates of certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Rosen, Sams, Kubly and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3705: A bill for an act relating to occupations; registration required for hair braiding; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 155A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3706: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring study to investigate building codes and standards for various hydrogen-related technologies.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3707: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to the commissioner of veterans affairs to make grants to counties for the operation of county veteran service offices.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3708: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring notice of voting rights to certain felons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Clark and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3709: A bill for an act relating to education finance; converting the pension adjustment to an annual allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 127A.50, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3710: A bill for an act relating to energy; funding a study of potential for the use of geothermal heat pumps in Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3711: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting mandatory retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 181.81, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 363A.20, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Marty and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3712: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a warning label on certain items containing lead; prohibiting the sale of lead-containing items to minors; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3713: A bill for an act relating to rural public water and sewer systems; conforming the maturity date for bonds issued for rural public water or sewer systems to the maturity date for bonds issued for municipal water and wastewater treatment systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116A.20, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3714: A bill for an act relating to public safety; enhancing penalties for crimes motivated by bias; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.2231, subdivision 4; 609.595, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3715: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring clear English pronunciation as a condition of instructing certain students at public postsecondary institutions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3716: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the treatment of certain income from foreign operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.34, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivisions 6b, 19c, 19d.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3717: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing certain remedies for neglect, abuse, and other actions against incapacitated and vulnerable adults; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.