State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 16, 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 Ruud, Day, Larson, Pariseau and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3204: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for composition of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board; providing for selection of its members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 298.22, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 298.296, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 298.296, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3205: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a nationally recognized exam for operating x-ray equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.121, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Fischbach, Clark and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3206: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for connecting roads for Sauk Rapids bridge; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach, Wergin and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3207: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Stearns County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Lourey, Wergin and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3208: A bill for an act relating to human services; developing training requirements for postadoption search services; requiring reports; directing the commissioner of human services to promulgate rules relating to postadoption search services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 259.87; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 259.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Lourey, Wergin and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3209: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an adoption advisory task force and requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Clark, Ranum, Betzold, McGinn and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3210: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing the booking fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 641.12, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Sams and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3211: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a sales tax refund for certain resort expenditures; 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 Higgins, Marty, Hottinger and Marko introduced--
S.F. No. 3212: A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; increasing public’s right to know how lobbyists are influencing the legislative process; requiring disclosure of economic interests of independent contractors and consultants; changing certain definitions; requiring disclosure of contributions to and from conduit funds; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, and agency heads from lobbying for legislative or administrative action for two years after leaving office; requiring disclosure of the costs of lobbying; requiring certain reports of lobbying activity; advancing the date for filing spending limit agreements; prohibiting legislators from serving in certain positions in the executive branch for two years after leaving office; prohibiting corporations from providing administrative assistance to political committees and political funds; extending deadline for return of contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.01, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 10A.04, subdivision 4; 10A.14, subdivisions 1, 2; 10A.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 10A.17, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 43A.38, by adding a subdivision; 211B.15, subdivision 16; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 10A.01, subdivision 5; 10A.04, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 211B.15, subdivision 17.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Kubly, Betzold, Kierlin and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3213: A bill for an act relating to state lands; conveying land; removing routes from state highway system; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.115, subdivisions 173, 193.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Senjem, Fischbach and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3214: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying membership of the Board of Water and Soil Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 103B.101, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3215: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Austin flooding.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 3216: A bill for an act relating to housing; regulating condominium conversions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 515B.1-106.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Dibble and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3217: A bill for an act relating to energy; clarifying that a certain facility does not violate the exclusive service territory law.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Koering and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3218: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Baxter to impose sales and use and motor vehicle excise taxes and issue general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3219: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sale or transfer of surplus land at the Brainerd Regional Treatment Center.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Hann and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3220: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring registered predatory offenders while on supervised or conditional release to attend only chemical abuse treatment groups that do not include members of the same gender as their victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 244.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Higgins, Nienow, Wergin and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3221: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for transfer of authority for the lead abatement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.9501, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 119A.46, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 119A.46, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Foley, Lourey, Anderson, Dibble and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3222: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing the Department of Health to assess the public health risks of carcinogenic and endocrine disrupting pesticides; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Higgins and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3223: A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying criteria for coverage of medical assistance special transportation services; increasing special transportation reimbursement rates; extending the prohibition on the use of brokers or coordinators to manage special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 14, article 12, section 93, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3224: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for heritage trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Metzen, Scheid, Sams and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3225: A bill for an act relating to cities; prohibiting ordinances restricting or charging fees for certain commercial signs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 415.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Ranum, Betzold, Ortman, Ruud and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3226: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the career offender sentencing law; recodifying the patterned offender sentencing law; removing the sunset provision for Blakely hearing provisions and applying these provisions to other sentencing enhancements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.11, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 244.10, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 609.1095, subdivision 4; 609.3455, subdivisions 4, 8, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2005, chapter 136, article 16, sections 3; 4; 5; 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.108, subdivision 5; 609.109, subdivisions 1, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 609.108, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6, 7; 609.109, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk, Sams, Frederickson and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3227: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a study by the University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug, Sams, Frederickson and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3228: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for administration of the forest resource management incentive program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 290C.02, subdivisions 7, 8; 290C.04; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk, Sams, Murphy, Frederickson and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3229: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing certain investments; creating a program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Solon, Scheid, Metzen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3230: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying regulation of brewpubs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 340A.301, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3231: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the medical director of the Department of Corrections to make health care decisions for inmates under certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Lourey, Nienow, Foley, Rosen and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3232: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for licensing of naturopathic doctors; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 145.61, subdivision 2; 146.23, subdivision 7; 151.01, subdivision 23; 214.23, subdivision 1; 604A.01, subdivision 2; 604A.015; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 144.335, subdivision 1; 148B.60, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147E.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3233: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an early learning center in St. Peter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Metzen and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3234: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating statutory housing warranties; clarifying the legislature’s intent that the warranties remain unaffected by corporate dissolution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 302A.781, by adding a subdivision; 322B.863, by adding a subdivision; 327A.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Rosen, Sams, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3235: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing the bushel threshold related to grain buyer financial statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 223.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Rosen, Sams, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3236: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying financial statement requirements for grain buyers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 223.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Rosen and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3237: A bill for an act relating to energy; clarifying that a certain facility does not violate the exclusive service territory law.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3238: A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing a requirement concerning combined local access surcharges; modifying requirements for 911 system service contracts; modifying reporting requirement of wireless 911 service providers; modifying provisions relating to payments for recurring 911 system costs; modifying provisions relating to 911 system cost accounting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 237.49; 403.08, subdivision 7; 403.11, subdivisions 3b, 3c; 403.113, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 403.025, subdivision 7; 403.05, subdivision 3; 403.11, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a; 403.113, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 403.08, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Senjem, Neuville, Larson, Michel and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 3239: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a branch campus of the University of Minnesota in Rochester; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 137.17, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 137.17, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Koering, Solon, Higgins, Sams and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3240: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a pharmacy payment reform advisory committee; providing for a study; requiring a report to the legislature.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Nienow, Gerlach and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3241: A bill for an act relating to taxation; creating a sales tax exemption for the sale of hydrogen to power an internal combustion engine or fuel cell; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Lourey, Pappas and Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3242: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting a pharmacist from refusing to dispense legend drugs; providing disciplinary action; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3243: A bill for an act relating to education finance; including certain special education fiscal agents in the list of cooperative special education service providers eligible for a waiver; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 125A.11, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3244: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring employers to notify employees of their right to access and review personnel records; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator McGinn introduced--
S.F. No. 3245: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying terms related to the statewide public safety radio system; repealing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 403.21, subdivisions 2, 7; 403.34, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 403.22; 403.23; 403.24; 403.25; 403.26; 403.28; 403.29; 403.30, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3246: A bill for an act relating to transportation; commuter rail; authorizing the commissioner to contract for use of railroad right-of-way; regulating civil liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 174.82.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Foley, Kelley, Stumpf and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3247: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a public residential high school for science, mathematics, and technology; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pariseau, Neuville, Frederickson, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3248: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the conditions for the commissioner of natural resources to confiscate property used in a game and fish law violation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 97A.221, subdivision 3; 97A.225, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3249: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to oversee efforts to reduce the record keeping backlog for missing persons and unidentified bodies cases; clarifying responsibility for receiving missing persons reports; requiring a model policy relating to missing adults; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3250: A bill for an act relating to coroners; modifying and updating the coroner and medical examiners law; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 390.005; 390.01; 390.04; 390.11; 390.111; 390.15; 390.17; 390.21; 390.221; 390.23; 390.25; 390.31, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 390.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 390; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 390.006; 390.06; 390.07; 390.16; 390.19; 390.20; 390.24; 390.31, subdivisions 2, 3; 390.33; 390.34; 390.35; 390.36.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3251: A bill for an act relating to corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.445, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3252: A bill for an act relating to elections; facilitating registering to vote and voting; clarifying documents acceptable to prove residence; making it easier to vote by absentee ballot; requiring translation of voting materials; providing for notice of restoration of civil rights and eligibility to vote; requiring voting assistance to inmates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 135A.17, subdivision 2; 201.061, by adding a subdivision; 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.11, subdivision 4; 204B.27, subdivision 11; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 201.014, subdivision 2; 201.061, subdivision 3; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 609; 641.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 3253: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for repairs to the City Hall and Library Building in Hokah; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem; Robling; Belanger; Johnson, D.J. and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3254: A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting units of local government from imposing certain fees related to students at postsecondary institutions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3255: A bill for an act relating to government data; restricting permissible uses of data provided to obtain a driver’s license or Minnesota identification card and to register a vehicle; prohibiting bulk sales; prohibiting resale of individual records by permissible users; prohibiting disclosure of highly restricted information including photographs, Social Security numbers, and medical information except to government agencies; requiring permissible users to pay a fee for data; providing for rulemaking authority; providing public and private remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 168.346, subdivision 1; 171.12, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.12, subdivision 7a; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 168.346, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3256: A bill for an act relating to liquor; prohibiting alcohol without liquid devices; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Moua and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3257: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical, policy, and clarifying changes to taxes and tax-related provisions; conforming to streamlined sales tax provisions; changing the taconite production tax; providing for administration of certain fees, aids, tax titles, and tax sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 273.1384, subdivision 2; 273.1398, subdivision 3; 281.23, subdivision 9; 290.17, subdivision 1; 295.50, subdivision 4; 295.53, subdivision 3; 297A.61, subdivisions 12, 17, by adding subdivisions; 297A.63; 297A.668, subdivision 6; 297A.669, subdivision 11; 297A.67, subdivisions 4, 5, 14, 25, 27; 297A.68, subdivision 3; 297A.70, subdivisions 2, 4, 7, 13, 14, 15; 297A.94; 297A.99, subdivision 7; 297F.01, by adding a subdivision; 297G.01, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 298.223, subdivision 3; 298.225, subdivision 2; 298.227; 298.28, as amended; 298.285; 477A.014, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 115B.49, subdivision 4; 270C.01, subdivision 4; 270C.304; 270C.33, subdivision 4; 270C.57, subdivision 3; 270C.67, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 271.12; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 25; 273.1384, subdivision 1; 284.07; 289A.121, subdivision 5; 297A.61, subdivision 3; 297A.67, subdivision 6; 297A.68, subdivisions 2, 5, 37, 38, 40, 41; 297A.72, subdivision 2; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 297A.815, subdivision 1; 298.24, subdivision 1; Laws 1990, chapter 604, article 8, section 13, subdivision 4; Laws 1996, chapter 412, article 5, sections 20, subdivision 2; 21, subdivision 3; 22, subdivision 2; Laws 1998, chapter 398, article 4, section 17, subdivision 2; Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 5, sections 24, subdivision 3; 25, subdivision 3; 26, subdivision 3; Laws 2005, chapter 152, article 1, section 39, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 287; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.68, subdivisions 15, 18; 298.28, subdivision 11a; Minnesota Rules, parts 8130.0400, subpart 3; 8130.4800, subparts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 8130.5100; 8130.5400; 8130.5800, subpart 6.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3258: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the duty of governmental agencies to retain physical evidence related to crimes; lengthening the period of time within which a petition for postconviction relief may be filed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 590.01, subdivisions 1, 4; 590.10, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 590.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Clark; Fischbach; Johnson, D.E.; Sams and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3259: 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 Minnesota science initiative projects.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark; Fischbach; Johnson, D.E.; Sams and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3260: A bill for an act relating to biotechnology zones; authorizing the designation of additional biotechnology and health sciences industry zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 469.334, subdivisions 1, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Gerlach and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3261: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing certain protections to persons ordered into active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 190.055.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3262: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying watershed district provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 103D.271, subdivision 7; 103D.315, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 103D.271, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Pogemiller and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3263: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating statutory housing warranties; modifying remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 327A.05.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Metzen, Larson, Michel, Langseth and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3264: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit from the public employees police and fire plan for city of Eveleth police service.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Rosen, Lourey and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3265: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a state-level methamphetamine coordinator; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Rosen, Fischbach and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3266: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring manufacturers of certain recalled implantable medical devices to be financially responsible for removal and replacement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3267: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding eligibility for the cooperative secondary facilities program; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123A.44; 123A.441; 123A.442; 123A.443.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rest, Moua, Belanger, Ortman and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3268: A bill for an act relating to taxation; creating an income tax credit for filing fees associated with naturalization; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Scheid, Metzen, Sams, Sparks and Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 3269: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating mutual insurance holding companies; modifying mutual holding company laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 60A.075, subdivision 1; 60A.077, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 66A.02, subdivisions 2, 3; 66A.07, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Gerlach and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3270: A bill for an act relating to utilities; changing calendar quarter when assessment adjustments must be made by Department of Commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116C.69, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Kiscaden, Pappas, Kelley, Pogemiller and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3271: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a branch campus of the University of Minnesota in Rochester; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 137.17, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 137.17, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Ortman, Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3272: A bill for an act relating to consumer fraud; modifying private remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 8.31, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3273: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing the Forensic Laboratory Oversight Commission and specifying its duties; establishing the cold case investigations unit and specifying its duties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3274: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for financing of prekindergarten through grade 12 education; raising academic achievement; establishing an alternative teacher training program for qualified professionals; expanding alternative teacher compensation program; expanding early childhood Part C services; providing intensive English instruction for adult refugees; providing for Chinese language programs; providing for a district and high school redesign pilot project; authorizing Waseca to levy for health and safety revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 122A.18, subdivision 2; 124D.11, subdivision 9; 125A.27, subdivisions 3, 7, 8, 15, 18; 127A.41, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 121A.19; 122A.415, subdivisions 1, 3; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivisions 31, 34; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 47; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.24.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3275: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating new motor vehicles and engines; requiring the sale and registration of vehicles and engines capable of operating on E85 or biodiesel fuel; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Dille and Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 3276: A bill for an act relating to the environment; clarifying that environmental review should include information on both favorable and adverse impacts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116D.04, subdivisions 1a, 2a, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Lourey, Pappas and Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3277: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; providing penalties for failure to dispense prescription drugs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 151.06, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Kelley, Higgins and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3278: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Summit Academy OIC 100 hard hats program to provide scholarships for students seeking to learn the construction trades.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kubly, Belanger, Sparks, Michel and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3279: A bill for an act relating to courts; providing conciliation court with jurisdiction to determine certain fraudulent bank transactions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 491A.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rosen, Hann and Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 3280: A bill for an act relating to education; removing early childhood family education teachers from definition of public employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 3281: A bill for an act relating to the military; establishing a policy statement supportive of military service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 190.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Kelley and Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 3282: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing 911 emergency telecommunications service fee; providing for completion of statewide public safety radio communication system; authorizing sale of state 911 revenue bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 403.11, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3283: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for a checkoff for fertilizer, soil amendment, and plant amendment; establishing a Minnesota Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council and program; exempting on-farm storage from fertilizer facility safeguarding and permitting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 18C.305, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18C.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Kelley, Clark, Scheid and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3284: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for paraprofessional credentials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 120B.363, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nienow and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3285: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; repealing regulation of beekeeping; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 28A.15, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 19.50; 19.51; 19.52; 19.53; 19.55; 19.56; 19.561; 19.57; 19.58; 19.59; 19.61; 19.63; 19.65; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 19.64, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Nienow, Jungbauer and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 3286: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring online learning providers to include notice of state academic and testing requirements on course and program information memorandum; calculating online learning aid for nonresident students as actual cost and administrative fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 124D.095, subdivisions 3, 6; 124D.096.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nienow, Gerlach, Koering and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3287: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting combat wounded veterans from paying cost of special license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 168.123, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3288: A bill for an act relating to education; integrating instruction about the contributions of Minnesota American Indian tribes and communities into student learning and teacher preparation and licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024; 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3289: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the mandatory reporting of use of tetrahydrocannabinol and alcohol by pregnant women; clarifying a human rights provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 253B.02, subdivision 2; 363A.03, subdivision 12; 595.02, subdivision 1; 626.5561, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 626.5563, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Berglin, LeClair, Solon, Rosen and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3290: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing children’s mental health grants; establishing mental health service delivery and finance reform; modifying mental health case management and rates; modifying general assistance medical care coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 245.465, by adding a subdivision; 246.54, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivision 20; 256B.0945, subdivisions 1, 4; 256B.69, subdivisions 5g, 5h; 256L.12, subdivision 9a; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 245.4874; 256D.03, subdivision 4; 256L.03, subdivision 1; 256L.035; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 245; 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 245.465, subdivision 2; 256B.0945, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 256B.83.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 3291: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating structured settlement transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 549.30, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 549.31, subdivision 1; 549.32, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sams, Koering, Ruud, Higgins and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3292: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the nursing home moratorium for a replacement facility in Cass County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Marty, Ruud, Hottinger, Jungbauer and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3293: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 14, to allow the environment and natural resources trust fund to be invested in land resources within the state; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116P.04, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 10A.01, subdivision 35; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116P.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3294: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 623, Roseville.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Anderson, Hann and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 3295: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; increasing funding for early childhood family education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 124D.135, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hottinger, Bonoff, Kierlin, Kelley and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3296: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; increasing the duties of the Minnesota Early Learning Foundation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 124D.175.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3297: A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting a tenant to post campaign material in the window of a residence; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Kelley, Kiscaden and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3298: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the commissioner of employment and economic development for biotechnology and medical genomics research.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3299: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the school district to recognize its operating levy early.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Robling and Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3300: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for early childhood and family education; allocating Head Start funds; educating new parents; extending early childhood and family education programs and providing for grants; providing for a kindergarten readiness assessment and intervention pilot program; providing for a grant program for child care providers to offer school readiness; appropriating money: amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119A.50, subdivision 1; 119A.52; 119A.53; 119A.545; 124D.13, subdivisions 2, 3; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 7, section 20, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 119A; 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 119A.51.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3301: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting actions against certain sales and deliveries of liquefied petroleum gas; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 544.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Solon, Berglin, Higgins, Lourey and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3302: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding reimbursement for mental health services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.0623, subdivision 8; 256B.0625, subdivision 43, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0943, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 256B.761; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 256B.0625, subdivisions 38, 46; 256L.035; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.