State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 23, 2006
9:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Wiger and LeClair introduced--
S.F. No. 3476: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing medical assistance applicants to retain certain life insurance policies if proceeds from these policies will be shared with the state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3477: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment used to construct the Polk County Justice Center; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3478: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it criminal sexual conduct in the third or fourth degree when certain nonconsensual sexual conduct involving cosmetic services occurs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 595.02, subdivision 1; 609.341, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3479: A bill for an act relating to government data; regulating genetic information held by government entities and other persons; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 176.231, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 484.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3480: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating certain form approvals, coverages, filings, utilization reviews, and claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 60C.02, subdivision 1; 61A.02, subdivision 3; 61A.092, subdivisions 1, 3; 62A.095, subdivision 1; 62A.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 62A.27; 62A.3093; 62C.14, subdivisions 9, 10; 62L.02, subdivision 24; 62M.01, subdivision 2; 62M.09, subdivision 9; 72C.10, subdivision 1; 79.01, by adding subdivisions; 79.251, by adding a subdivision; 79.252, by adding subdivisions; 79A.23, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 59B.01; 62A.316; 62Q.75, subdivision 3; 65B.49, subdivision 5a; 79A.04, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 79.251, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, parts 2781.0400; 2781.0500; 2781.0600.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Marko introduced--
S.F. No. 3481: A bill for an act relating to health and safety of homes; regulating home inspections; authorizing rulemaking; imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116J.70, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3482: A bill for an act relating to historic preservation; creating an implementation and steering task force to develop strategies for the restoration of the Victory Memorial Drive Historic District in Hennepin County; requiring reports to the legislature.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 3483: A bill for an act relating to education; exempting Independent School District No. 239, Rushford-Peterson from the contract deadline and penalty.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator McGinn introduced--
S.F. No. 3484: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; allowing a farm winery to produce wines and fortified wines; increasing the amount of non-Minnesota produce that may be used in a farm winery operation; allowing a phase-in for start-up operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 340A.101, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 340A.315.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Neuville and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3485: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault automobile; clarifying the meaning of "arising out of the maintenance or use of a motor vehicle"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 65B.44, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hottinger and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3486: A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating contracts; prohibiting indemnification provisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 221.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, Cohen, Berglin, Koering and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3487: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for an HIV information and referral service.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3488: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the purpose of the Minnesota Investment Fund; adding a new condition for the evaluation of Minnesota Investment Fund projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116J.8731, subdivisions 1, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Stumpf and Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 3489: A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to repeal the No Child Left Behind requirements in the schools.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rest, Ranum, Skoglund, Neuville and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3490: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the Peace Officers Standards and Training Board to develop training materials and offer a course to peace officers on best practices in policing immigrant communities; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Higgins, Foley and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3491: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring licensed hospitals to submit an annual community benefits report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Fischbach and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3492: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District No. 750, Rocori, to lease administrative space under certain conditions.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3493: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 750, Rocori.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3494: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for a grant to Independent School District No. 750, Rocori.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kelley and Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3495: A bill for an act relating to child protection; clarifying investigative and reporting responsibilities under the child maltreatment reporting act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 626.556, subdivisions 3b, 3c; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 626.556, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3496: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring reporting from recipients of bioscience and biotechnology subsidies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3497: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring registration of certain relative homestead properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.124, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ranum, McGinn and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3498: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; appropriating money to commissioner of public safety to be distributed to Victim Intervention Program, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 3499: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; recognizing as a valid lawful marriage only a union between one man and one woman; specifying the treatment of other relationships.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Reiter and Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 3500: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; recognizing marriage as only a union between one man and one woman.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3501: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; recognizing as a valid domestic legal union only a marriage between a man and a woman.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3502: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; recognizing as marriage only a union between a man and a woman; limiting validity of certain other relationships.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Neuville and Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 3503: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; recognizing as marriage only a union between one man and one woman; specifying treatment of other relationships.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3504: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; recognizing as marriage only a legal union between one man and one woman and limiting creation or recognition of any identical or similar legal status.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3505: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating outdoor consumer fireworks displays by individuals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Senjem, Koering, Sparks and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3506: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating a farm enhancement loan program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Stumpf, Saxhaug, Nienow and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3507: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying regulation of all-terrain vehicles; creating two classes of all-terrain vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.92, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; 84.928, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 84.9256, subdivision 1; 84.9257; 84.926, subdivision 4; 84.928, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3508: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment used to construct the Pine County Judicial Center; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem, Metzen, Skoglund and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3509: A bill for an act relating to transportation; extending life of Mississippi River Parkway Commission to 2016; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 161.1419, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3510: A bill for an act relating to commerce; creating a tree care licensing and regulation task force; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Dibble, Anderson and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3511: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the base appropriation for employment programs for people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 1, article 3, section 2, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3512: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying provisions related to abandoned vehicles, towers, and impound lots; establishing abandoned vehicle account; requiring a study and report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 115A.908, subdivision 2; 168B.06, subdivision 1; 168B.07, subdivision 1; 168B.08, subdivision 4; 168B.087, subdivision 1; 169.829, subdivision 2; 169.86, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168B.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Cohen, Anderson and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3513: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a commission to develop an incentive package for enhancement of St. Paul’s Ford plant.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Neuville, Marty and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3514: A bill for an act relating to child support; authorizing the public authority to redirect child support payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 518.5513, subdivision 5; 518.57, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Michel, Fischbach and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3515: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provision in the Women’s Right To Know Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 145.4241, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 145.4242.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Cohen, Dibble, Pogemiller and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3516: A bill for an act relating to housing; adjusting deed tax percentage; providing rental housing assistance; establishing a housing account for leverage opportunity; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 462A.201, by adding a subdivision; 462A.33, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 287.21, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462A.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3517: A bill for an act relating to crimes; broadening prohibitions for driving while impaired to include impairment by any drug or its metabolite; broadening prohibition against driving while impaired by controlled substances to include metabolites of those substances; exempting courts from mandatory consecutive sentencing requirements when sentencing a person for felony-level violation for driving while impaired; making technical and clarifying changes; repealing archaic language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169A.03, by adding a subdivision; 169A.20, subdivision 1; 169A.28, subdivision 1; 169A.45, subdivision 1; 169A.51, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7; 169A.52, subdivision 2; 169A.60, subdivisions 2, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 169A.52, subdivision 4; 169A.53, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169A.41, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3518: A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing a regulatory system for hair transplant surgery facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3519: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing restriction of engine brakes by a municipality.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3520: A bill for an act relating to public safety; adopting a proposal of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission while making modifications consistent with the commission’s original intent.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3521: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying policies for secured treatment facilities; providing for criminal penalties for possession of contraband; allowing for the entering of service contracts; modifying escape from custody provisions; providing sentencing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 243.55, subdivision 1; 246.014; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 609.485, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3522: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing health care provisions; modifying medical assistance-related transportation costs, state agency claim provisions, alternative services, commissioner’s authorities, transitioned adults provisions, medical assistance liens, commissioner’s duties, and managed care contract provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.15, subdivision 1c; 256B.692, subdivision 6; 514.982, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 256B.0625, subdivisions 3f, 17; 256B.69, subdivision 23; 256L.05, subdivision 2; 256L.15, subdivision 4; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.692, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3523: A bill for an act relating to human services; making technical changes; modifying commissioner’s duties, county board duties, education programs, safety requirements, licensing requirements, disqualification provisions, chemical dependency care, agency appeals and hearings, day treatment services, alternative care funding, clinical infrastructures, property costs, co-payments and coinsurance, adoption provisions, children in need of protection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.225, subdivision 2b; 245A.04, subdivision 11; 254A.03, subdivision 3; 254A.16, subdivision 2; 254B.02, subdivisions 1, 5; 254B.03, subdivisions 1, 3; 254B.06, subdivision 3; 256.0451, subdivisions 1, 3, 11, 19; 256B.0625, subdivision 23; 256B.0913, subdivision 1; 256B.0943, subdivisions 9, 11; 256B.431, subdivisions 1, 3f, 17e; 260B.157, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 245.4874; 245A.14, subdivision 12; 245A.18, subdivision 2; 245C.07; 245C.13, subdivision 2; 245C.15, subdivisions 2, 3; 245C.22, subdivision 7; 245C.24, subdivision 3; 256.046, subdivision 1; 256B.0625, subdivision 13c; 256B.0913, subdivision 4; 256B.0943, subdivisions 6, 12; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 259.67, subdivision 4; 260.012; 626.556, subdivision 2; Laws 2005, chapter 98, article 3, section 25; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 252.21; 252.22; 252.23; 252.24, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 252.25; 252.261; 254A.02, subdivisions 7, 9, 12, 14, 15, 16; 254A.085; 254A.086; 254A.12; 254A.14, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 254A.15; 254A.16, subdivision 5; 254A.175; 254A.18; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 252.24, subdivision 5; Minnesota Rules, part 9503.0035, subpart 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3524: A bill for an act relating to horse racing; occupation licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 240.08, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 3525: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; moving mortgage redemption sales to the end of the current redemption period; eliminating the redemption rights of the mortgagee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 580.03; 580.032, subdivision 4; 580.04; 580.06; 580.10; 580.12; 580.23, subdivisions 1, 2; 580.25; 580.26; 580.27; 580.28; 581.06; 581.10; 582.032; 582.041, subdivision 5; 582.042, subdivision 5; 582.05; 582.27, subdivision 1; 582.30, subdivision 2; 582.32, subdivisions 3, 5, 9; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 580.23, subdivision 4; 580.24; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 580; 582.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bachmann, Reiter and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3526: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Shawn Silvera Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dille and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3527: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing supplemental funding for the University of Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kelley and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3528: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating rate recovery for income taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216B.16, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3529: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the commissioner of employment and economic development for University Enterprise Laboratories.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3530: A bill for an act relating to legislative organization; prohibiting per diem payments to legislators during special sessions called due to failure of the legislature to pass major budget bills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.099, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3531: A bill for an act relating to legislative organization; requiring all conference committee provisions to have been passed by one or the other body; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3532: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring an additional gang strike force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 299A.641, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3533: A bill for an act relating to liquor; prohibiting advertising of liquor within a school zone; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 340A.507, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hann and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3534: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing for an approved special education study and report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Clark and Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 3535: A bill for an act relating to education; including blindness within the definition of disability; directing the education commissioner to incorporate references to blindness into the definition of "visually impaired" in rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 125A.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3536: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing funding for basic library system support grants; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 6, section 1, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3537: A bill for an act relating to real property; landlord and tenant; providing for termination of a residential lease upon the tenant’s admission to a nursing home; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3538: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a financial incentive for school districts to share superintendents; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.143, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3539: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying requirements for school board members to hire and dismiss teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.40, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wergin and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3540: A bill for an act relating to education; granting qualified teachers licensure in additional subject areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bachmann; Johnson, D.J. and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3541: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; expanding the class 4c property classification to certain nonprofit community service oriented organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 25.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.