State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 29, 2006
8:45 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3618: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale and conveyance of certain tax-forfeited lands that border public water in Marshall County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3619: A bill for an act relating to the city of Hibbing; dissolving the Hibbing Area Redevelopment Agency; transferring the assets of the Hibbing Area Redevelopment Agency to the Hibbing Economic Development Authority; providing for the assumption of debts and obligations.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 3620: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3621: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a teacher licensing alternative.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3622: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 463, Eden Valley-Watkins.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3623: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying environmental review exemption for feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116D.04, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3624: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Ely to impose a local sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3625: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing that the property tax statement must contain additional information on targeting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 276.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3626: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the creation of the Lakeview Cemetery Association; authorizing a tax levy.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3627: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying restrictions on using artificial lights to locate animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97B.081, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Ortman, McGinn and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3628: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding venue for the crime of aiding an offender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.495, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Murphy, Skoe and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3629: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for transportation financing; modifying vehicle registration tax; increasing and indexing gasoline and special fuels tax rates; authorizing metropolitan area half-cent sales tax for transit contingent on voter approval; prohibiting certain expenditures of federal transportation funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 161.04, by adding a subdivision; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 296A.07, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 296A.08, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3630: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Itasca County to establish a revolving loan fund to upgrade failing septic systems.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skoglund, Chaudhary and Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 3631: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Belanger introduced--
S.F. No. 3632: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; eliminating the growth factor in the state general levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 275.025, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3633: A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing terms and conditions related to the issuance of obligations; defining terms; providing for authorization of interfund loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 103E.635, subdivision 7; 162.18, subdivision 1; 162.181, subdivision 1; 273.032; 365A.08; 365A.095; 373.45, subdivision 1; 469.035; 469.103, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 469.178, subdivision 7; 475.521, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koering, Pariseau and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3634: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing reimbursement for licensed professional counselors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 38.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator LeClair introduced--
S.F. No. 3635: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for interstate contracts for chemical health services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 245.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3636: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring Independent School Districts Nos. 721, New Prague; 394, Montgomery-Lonsdale; and 659, Northfield, to contract with Holy Cross School to provide transportation for Holy Cross students.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3637: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a planning grant to establish supportive community partnerships; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3638: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending driver education requirements; amending license examination requirements; modifying information required in driver’s manual; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 171.0701; 171.13, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3639: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying security responsibilities of Capitol Security Division of Department of Public Safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299E.01, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Murphy, Moua and Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 3640: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a statue commemorating Hmong veterans; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3641: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a grant to evaluate the Grand Mound Interpretation Center in Koochiching County; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 3642: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating the intermediate school district exception to the postsecondary enrollment options program; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.09, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3643: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating an open appropriation to commissioner of corrections for certain federal money received by commissioner of corrections; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3644: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing tax refunds to electric utilities that transition to soy-based transformer fluid; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Tomassoni, Hann, Kelley, LeClair and Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 3645: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an advisory task force to recommend options for accelerated K-12 science and mathematics programs throughout Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3646: A bill for an act relating to education; extending the date by which Independent School District No. 535, Rochester, must certify proposed property tax levy to the county auditor.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins, Marty, Pappas, Tomassoni and Johnson, D.J. introduced--
S.F. No. 3647: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to provide information on the dangers of jewelry containing lead and prohibiting the sale of jewelry containing lead; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.9503, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Skoe; Langseth; Johnson, D.E.; Sams and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3648: A bill for an act relating to corrections; human services; appropriating money for predesign of the West Central Chemical Dependency Treatment and Correctional Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 3649: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying procedures for community notification for out-of-state sex offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 244.052, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3650: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating motor fuel franchises; providing an exemption from certain regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 80C.01, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 80C.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3651: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing a hospital district to agree to include territory of the Bois Forte Band of Minnesota Chippewa in the district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 3652: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds; appropriating money for Central Lakes Regional Sanitary District sewer system.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 3653: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water or wetlands in Hennepin County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3654: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for the closing of schools during official storm warnings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 120A.41.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3655: A bill for an act relating to local government; clarifying certain procedures in Pine County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3656: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting political subdivisions to fly the American flag at half-staff on certain occasions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Tomassoni and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3657: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the membership of the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136F.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.