State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 20, 2006
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Hann, Pariseau, Larson and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3303: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing that the secretary of state shall distribute application for ballots to be cast pursuant to sections 203B.15 to 203B.31 in conformity with the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Voter Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 203B.17; 203B.18; 203B.19.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Marko introduced--
S.F. No. 3304: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board; modifying membership requirements and staffing authority; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 10A.02, subdivisions 1, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Anderson and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3305: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying prior appropriations; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 1, article 2, section 11, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer, Koch and Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 3306: A bill for an act relating to funeral and memorial services; prohibiting the disruption of a funeral, memorial service, or a funeral procession; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ranum, Sams, Foley, Rosen and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3307: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying chemical use assessments; imposing duties on the commissioner of human services related to chemical health; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254A.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Frederickson, Vickerman, Rosen, Dille and Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 3308: 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 Frederickson, Pogemiller, Sams, Rosen and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3309: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying native prairie taxation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 272.02, subdivision 12; 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Larson, Ruud and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3310: A bill for an act relating to occupations; reestablishing the boxing commission; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Tomassoni, Belanger, Bakk, Metzen and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3311: A bill for an act relating to taxes; equalizing the health impact fee and excise tax on other tobacco products; clarifying the application of the tobacco use health impact fee on other tobacco products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297F.05, subdivisions 3, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256.9658, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3312: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to replace and upgrade state forest roads and bridges; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Vickerman, Frederickson, Wergin and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3313: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income and corporation franchise tax credit for qualifying investment in dairy operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Vickerman, Frederickson, Anderson, Kubly and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3314: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating a soy-based transformer fluid conversion allowance program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3315: A bill for an act relating to human services; reducing county liability for reimbursement of cost of care treatment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 246.54, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256B.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Chaudhary, Frederickson, Dille, Dibble and Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3316: A bill for an act relating to water; requiring reports by drainage authorities to the Board of Water and Soil Resources; creating a work group; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Michel, Larson, Ruud, Koering and Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 3317: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating and transferring money and supplementing or reducing appropriations for various state agencies, programs, or activities; establishing, regulating, or modifying certain programs or activities; requiring studies and reports; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 3.737, subdivision 1; 3.7371, subdivision 3; 43A.316, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, by adding subdivisions; 115A.908, subdivision 2; 135A.031, subdivision 7; 135A.034, subdivision 1; 135A.053, subdivision 2; 136A.101, subdivisions 4, 8; 136A.15, subdivisions 6, 9, by adding a subdivision; 136A.16, by adding a subdivision; 136A.162; 136A.1701, subdivisions 4, 7, by adding a subdivision; 136A.233, subdivision 3; 137.17, subdivisions 1, 3; 296A.18, subdivision 4; 326.105; 446A.12, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 16A.724, subdivision 2; 115C.09, subdivision 3j; 136A.1701, subdivision 12; Laws 2005, chapter 136, article 1, sections 10; 13, subdivision 3; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 18, article 1, section 2; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 1, article 2, section 11, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 136A; 144; 341; 446A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 17.10; 135A.01; 135A.031, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6; 135A.032; 135A.033; 136A.15, subdivision 5; 136A.1702; 137.17, subdivisions 2, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 135A.031, subdivisions 3, 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 4850.0011, subparts 9, 10, 27; 4850.0014, subpart 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sams and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3318: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring quarterly resident assessments; modifying case mix indices for nursing facility reimbursement; providing certain facilities with rate adjustments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.0724, subdivision 4; 256B.438, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Scheid, Jungbauer, Limmer, Kubly and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3319: A bill for an act relating to building officials; requiring competency criteria; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Pogemiller and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 3320: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Marko introduced--
S.F. No. 3321: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to secure federal matching grants necessary to repair the Hastings hydroelectric plant.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Berglin, Sams, Lourey, LeClair and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3322: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a reverse mortgage incentive program; establishing eligibility standards, benefits, and other requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 47.58, subdivision 8; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256.975, subdivision 7; 256B.0911, subdivision 3a; 256B.0913, by adding a subdivision; 462A.05, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 256B.0911, subdivision 1a; 287.04.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Olson, Jungbauer and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3323: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions relating to permits for aquatic plants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 103G.615, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saxhaug, Pariseau and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3324: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Minnesota Shooting Sports Education Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 3325: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the development of the Silver Lake Special Recreation Feature; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Belanger and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3326: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming certain provisions to changes in the Internal Revenue Code; providing an income and corporate franchise tax credit for investments in dairy operations; providing an income tax credit for qualified citizenship expenditures; accelerating the sales-only apportionment phase-in; conforming to federal income tax marriage penalty relief; providing a subtraction from federal taxable income for military pensions; providing a sales tax refund for certain resort expenditures; imposing levy limits for taxes payable in 2007; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 275.70, by adding a subdivision; 275.71, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 275.74, subdivision 2; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 275.70, subdivision 5; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 19b, 31; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.0675, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.191, subdivision 2; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Ortman, Senjem and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3327: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing contents of impounded vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168B.06, subdivision 1; 168B.07, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Ortman, Skoe and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3328: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that the aggregate tax is not imposed at certain sites; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 298.75, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Berglin, Lourey, Frederickson and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3329: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance coverage for certified psychiatric nurse practitioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625, subdivision 28.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Ranum, Neuville and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 3330: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money for the Board on Judicial Standards.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3331: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying provisions relating to petroleum fund compensation for transport vehicles; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 115C.09, subdivision 3j.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3332: A bill for an act relating to taxation; delaying the final designation of the international economic development zone and the beginning of zone duration; changing corresponding dates relating to tax incentives; authorizing political subdivisions to apply for foreign trade zone powers; extending the period that appropriation for funding certain grants to qualifying business is available; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 272.02, subdivision 83; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; 297A.68, subdivision 41; 469.322; 469.323, subdivision 2; 469.327; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 3, article 10, section 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Dille, Skoe, Vickerman, Hann and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3333: A bill for an act relating to military affairs; authorizing National Guard employees to carry certain weapons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.67, subdivisions 3, 5; 626.88, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Wergin, Sams, Dille and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3334: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain food law provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 25.33, subdivision 11; 25.39, subdivisions 2, 3; 25.40; 25.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7, by adding a subdivision; 25.42, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Nienow, Hann, Dille, Jungbauer and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3335: A bill for an act relating to government employees; changing the definition of essential employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 179A.03, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 3336: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying areas marked as canoe and boating routes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 85.32, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 3337: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying crib safety requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 245A.146, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Sams, Vickerman and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3338: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources or its successor.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3339: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions for individual sewage treatment systems; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115.55, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3340: A bill for an act relating to taxes; income; allowing a subtraction for members of the foreign service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3341: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing reimbursement for local bomb squads for out-of-area calls for assistance; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hottinger, Lourey and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3342: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for clinical trial registration; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator LeClair introduced--
S.F. No. 3343: A bill for an act relating to public safety; criminalizing the displaying of simulated explosive devices in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.713, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Scheid, Limmer, Nienow and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3344: A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying the manner of obtaining parental consent to genetic testing of children; providing for parental direction to destroy testing results; requiring legislative authorization to revise the kinds of tests to be administered; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.125, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 144.128.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Murphy and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3345: A bill for an act relating to nursery stock; providing for improved consumer education at the point of retail sale; requiring a report to the legislature.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3346: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the food stamp asset limit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256; 256D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach, McGinn, Belanger, Pariseau and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3347: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating eligibility for unemployment and dislocated worker benefits.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3348: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for youth operation of all-terrain vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 84.9256, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3349: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; providing for enforcement of foreign protective orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 518B.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 3350: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for projects at Winona State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3351: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; providing contribution limits for judicial candidates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 10A.27, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3352: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance coverage for certain lead risk assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.9507, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Ranum, McGinn, Berglin, Betzold and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3353: A bill for an act relating to public safety; 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 Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3354: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; advancing the date for mailing out the property tax statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 276.04, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lourey, Kiscaden, Dille, Foley and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3355: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of governmental unit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 145.925, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Olson and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3356: A bill for an act relating to education; no longer requiring school superintendents to report certain basic skills data to the education commissioner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.143, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hann and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 3357: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating staff development program; modifying revenue for staff development; making conforming cross-reference changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 122A.40, subdivision 7a; 122A.41, subdivision 4a; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 126C.15, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 120B.11, subdivision 5; 122A.413, subdivision 2; 122A.414, subdivisions 1a, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 122A.60, subdivisions 2, 3; 122A.61, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 122A.60, subdivisions 1, 1a, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 3358: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the acquisition of undeveloped land from the St. Paul Board of Water Commissioners by the city of Centerville for lake access preservation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3359: A bill for an act relating to public employees; modifying public employee insurance provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 43A.316, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Wiger and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3360: A bill for an act relating to elections; regulating interpreter services; modifying the requirements for communicatively impaired individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 202A.155.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3361: A bill for an act relating to elections; eliminating the requirement to provide interpreter assistance to deaf voters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204C.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3362: A bill for an act relating to watershed districts; setting the requirements for request by residents of a watershed district for an audit of a watershed district by the state auditor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 103D.355, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3363: A bill for an act relating to elections; regulating township elections and absentee balloting; requiring that a town clerk maintain office hours on the day before a town election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 203B.085.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3364: A bill for an act relating to elections; moving the state primary from September to August and making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.31, subdivision 6; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 204B.33; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 205.065, subdivision 1; 205A.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Chaudhary and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3365: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for abandonment of public drainage systems in the seven-county metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 103E.811, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Hann, Olson and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3366: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing charter schools to lease or purchase district buildings; authorizing use of state money to purchase land and buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.51, subdivision 5; 124D.10, subdivision 17; 124D.11, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hann, Olson and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3367: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating teacher majority requirement on board of directors; extending admission preference to children of teachers, staff, and board members; extending conflict of interest provisions to nonprofit entities; authorizing use of state money to purchase land and buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 124D.10, subdivisions 4a, 9, 23a; 124D.11, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3368: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for a grant to Second Harvest food banks for the purchase of milk.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3369: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring peace officers to renew their first responder certification once every four years; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Robling, Dibble, Tomassoni, Metzen and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3370: A bill for an act relating to taxes; extending the eligibility period for the commencement of construction of small biomass electric generation facilities that qualify for property tax exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 272.02, subdivision 54.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Scheid, Wergin, Fischbach and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3371: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to evaluate student assessment and achievement.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3372: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for the Cedar Mills wastewater treatment system.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3373: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for, or provision of language interpreter services for, health plan and medical assistance enrollees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625, subdivision 18a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Ranum and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3374: A bill for an act relating to driving while impaired; creating a felony penalty for impaired driving following a prior conviction for criminal vehicular homicide involving impaired driving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169A.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Chaudhary, Murphy, Skoglund and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3375: A bill for an act relating to privacy; prohibiting bulk distribution of personal information in driver’s license and motor vehicle records; requiring consent for Internet or electronic access to records; specifying system security requirements; prohibiting further use or release of records; establishing fees; providing for remedies and imposing civil fines; establishing the public safety and financial crimes account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.6905, subdivision 10; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 13.6905, subdivision 3; 168.346, subdivision 1; 171.12, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3376: A bill for an act relating to human services; limiting the use of prior authorization under medical assistance program for certain prescription drugs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13f.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3377: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for purposes relating to restoration of the State Capitol Building and the Ford Building; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3378: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing a policy provision relating to the operation of off-highway vehicles in state forests north of U.S. Highway 2 that was inserted into a finance bill during special session; repealing Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 1, article 2, section 152.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3379: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting Bisphenol-A and Phthalates in products for young children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3380: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring mental health parity in group disability income insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator LeClair introduced--
S.F. No. 3381: A bill for an act relating to insurance; health; regulating loss ratios; regulating small employer coverages; establish a state match for certain health savings plans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 62A.02, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 62A.021, subdivision 1; 62L.03, subdivision 3; 290.0672, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 62L.12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 62E.11, subdivisions 9, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3382: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying provisions for watershed districts; providing for election of managers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 103D.271, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 103D.271, subdivision 6; 103D.301; 103D.305; 103D.311; 103D.315, subdivisions 6, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 103D.315, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3383: A bill for an act relating to school transportation; amending the reporting requirements for school transportation services contracts; modifying the taxation of school buses of contract carriers that do not comply with the requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.88, subdivision 3; 168.013, subdivision 18.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pogemiller, Stumpf and Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3384: A bill for an act relating to early childhood; establishing an allowance for early childhood learning preparedness and enrichment expenses; reducing class sizes for K-3 to meet the statutory state standard; creating a fourth individual income tax bracket and increasing the rate of taxes on that income, subject to reduction if the tax compliance gap is reduced; adjusting the income limits for the education credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.12, subdivision 1; 290.06, subdivision 2d; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.0674, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3385: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the scholarship program for employees of home and community-based service providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256B.0918, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 9, section 5, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3386: A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying and modifying provisions dealing with the establishment and enforcement of child support and parenting time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 518.175, subdivision 1; 518.5513, subdivision 3; Laws 2005, chapter 164, sections 3, subdivision 6; 4; 5; 8, subdivision 5b; 10, subdivision 2; 11, subdivision 7; 14; 15; 16; 17, subdivisions 1, 6; 18, subdivision 2; 20; 22, subdivision 4; 23, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 24; 25; 26, subdivision 2, as amended; 31; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clark, Bonoff, Wiger, Koch and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3387: A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting absentee ballots in a special election for Congress or the legislature to be cast in person in any county in the district; prohibiting special elections near national holidays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 203B.081; 204D.19, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Metzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3388: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; modifying certain requirements relating to bar bingo and pull-tab games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 349.211, subdivision 2a; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 349.17, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Metzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3389: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; authorizing pilot project for sports-themed tipboard games.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3390: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing salary for legislators and the governor be forfeited or delayed upon failure to enact certain budget provisions in a timely manner; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15A.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3391: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the Wild Rice Watershed District for a flood hazard prevention study.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3392: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates for critical access dental providers; requiring submittal of budget change requests necessary to maintain reimbursement rates for critical access dental providers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.76.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3393: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to require additional instruction related to Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities; establishing an advisory task force on Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities and K-12 standards-based reform; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3394: A bill for an act relating to adults-only businesses; requiring notice to be given to a city or county of intent to conduct adults-only businesses in certain circumstances; authorizing cities and counties certain zoning authority as it relates to adults-only businesses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 617.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3395: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the Center for Health Care Purchasing Improvement; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.