State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 13, 2006
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2971: A bill for an act relating to health; extending dependent health care coverage to unmarried dependents until the age of 25 regardless of enrollment in an educational institution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 62E.02, subdivision 7; 62L.02, subdivision 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 62A.301.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 2972: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for an alternative annexation process; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 414.031; 414.033.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Marty and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 2973: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying contractual and grant agreement provisions; excepting the electronic licensing system commission from certain standing appropriations; modifying invasive species provisions; modifying certain state trail descriptions; modifying certain definitions; modifying water use surcharge provisions; modifying water aeration safety provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.026; 84.0911, as amended; 84D.01, subdivisions 9a, 13, 15, 16; 84D.02, subdivision 2; 85.015, subdivisions 7, 8, 11; 97A.015, subdivision 18; 103G.611, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 84.8205, subdivision 1; 85.015, subdivision 5; 88.17, subdivision 5; 103G.271, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 103G.611, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saxhaug, Pariseau, Chaudhary, Frederickson and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2974: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying critical habitat private sector matching account provisions; providing definitions; providing for and modifying disposition of certain revenue; modifying restrictions on motorized watercraft and recreational vehicles in wildlife management areas; providing for inspection of equipment used to take wild animals; modifying certain penalty and fee amounts; modifying certain game and fish license provisions; modifying firearms possession provisions for persons under 16; providing for collecting antler sheds; modifying certain provisions for taking and possessing game and fish; modifying provisions for fishing contests; providing for a moratorium on use of public waters for aquaculture; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.943, subdivision 3; 97A.015, by adding a subdivision; 97A.055, subdivision 2; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 97A.075, subdivision 1; 97A.101, subdivision 4; 97A.251, subdivision 1; 97A.321; 97A.445, subdivision 3; 97A.475, subdivision 2; 97B.021, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97B.301, subdivision 7; 97C.081, subdivisions 4, 6, 8, 9; 97C.205; 97C.355, subdivision 7; 97C.371, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 97A.405, subdivision 4; 97A.475, subdivision 3; 97A.551, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97C.355, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2975: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending the Heartland Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 85.015, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Hottinger, Sams, Kiscaden, Frederickson and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2976: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying documents acceptable to prove residence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 201.061, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 201.061, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Pappas, Kelley, Marko, Kiscaden and Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 2977: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for comprehensive family life and sexuality education programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 121A.23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2978: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing sale of transportation bonds for roadside properties on the Great River Road; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Sams, Langseth, Koering and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2979: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a small business tax credit; providing a partial exemption from the state general levy on business properties; modifying the treatment of certain income from foreign operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 273.1384, by adding a subdivision; 275.025, subdivision 2; 290.34, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; 289A.38, subdivision 6; 290.01, subdivisions 6b, 19c, 19d.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2980: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; modifying commercial driver’s license revocation provision to conform to federal regulations; modifying definition of "conviction"; modifying content required on driver’s license; allowing 60-day cancellation of driver’s license when application information inadequate; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169A.52, subdivision 7; 171.01, subdivision 29; 171.14; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 171.07, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2981: A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying certain on-sale restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 340A.504, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2982: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying that unauthorized racing is considered reckless driving; prohibiting exhibition driving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.13.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2983: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying provision for salvage certificate of title; requiring notice on vehicle to be dismantled or destroyed; modifying definition of "motorized foot scooter"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 168A.153; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 168A.151, subdivision 1; 169.01, subdivision 4c.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2984: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing expanded health care practices for health care professionals; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2985: A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting local government requirements for use of certain nonconforming lots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 394.36, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 462.357, subdivision 1e.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2986: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the withholding rules for payments to contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 290.9705, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2987: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the health impact fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 325D.32, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 16A.725; 256.9658.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2988: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing consumer protections for wireless customers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 325F.695.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2989: A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying use of communication or contact agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 259.58.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2990: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing the interest rate on delinquent property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 279.03, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 279.03, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators McGinn, Pappas, Ruud, Skoglund and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2991: A bill for an act relating to family; creating a supervised visitation advisory committee; adjusting marriage dissolution fees to fund parenting time centers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 357.021, subdivisions 1a, 2; 517.08, subdivision 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Nienow and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 2992: 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.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff, Stumpf, Pogemiller, Belanger and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2993: A bill for an act relating to education finance; reducing the operating capital levy by restoring the operating capital equalizing factor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 13a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kelley and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2994: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for general education revenue, education excellence, special programs, nutrition and accounting, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, and state agencies; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119A.50, subdivision 1; 119A.52; 119A.53; 119A.545; 120A.20, subdivision 1; 120A.22, subdivision 3; 120B.023; 123A.06, subdivision 2; 124D.10, subdivision 16; 124D.518, subdivision 4; 124D.52, subdivision 1; 124D.61; 124D.68, subdivision 3; 125A.091, subdivisions 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20; 125A.27, subdivision 11; 125A.29; 125A.30; 125A.32; 125A.33; 125A.48; 125A.515, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10; 125A.63, subdivision 4; 125A.69, subdivision 3; 125A.75, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivision 6; 126C.44; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 120B.131, subdivision 2; 121A.53, subdivision 1; 122A.415, subdivisions 1, 3; 123B.76, subdivision 3; 124D.095, subdivision 4; 124D.68, subdivision 2; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.28; 126C.43, subdivision 2; 127A.45, subdivision 10; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, sections 81; 84, subdivision 13; article 7, section 20, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119A.51; 120A.20, subdivision 3; 123B.10; 125A.10; 125A.515, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Anderson and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2995: A bill for an act relating to liens; regulating liens for storage charges on certain motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 514.19.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Anderson, Stumpf, Skoglund, Jungbauer and Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 2996: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to include energy efficiency improvement projects in its alternative facilities plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.59, subdivisions 1, 2; 216C.37, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hottinger, Kierlin and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2997: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance maximum rates and absent days; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivisions 1, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Stumpf, Skoglund, Kelley and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2998: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic formula allowance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 2999: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for a horse trail pass; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 84.0835, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3000: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for acquisition of Ojiketa Regional Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3001: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility and infrastructure in Askov.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3002: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Chisago County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sparks, Metzen, Wiger and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3003: A bill for an act relating to gambling; modifying certain card club provisions; providing for banked card games; authorizing electronic pari-mutuel wagers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 240.01, subdivision 25, by adding a subdivision; 240.13, by adding subdivisions; 240.30, subdivisions 3, 6, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Day and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3004: A bill for an act relating to gambling; proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize gambling other than parimutuel betting at a licensed racetrack; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article X, section 8.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Kelley and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3005: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing the crime of unlawful conduct relating to telephone records; imposing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Sparks, Sams, Metzen, Reiter and Belanger introduced--
S.F. No. 3006: A bill for an act relating to health care; implementing advertising restrictions on chiropractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 148.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Dibble, Hann, Bonoff and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3007: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing cities of the first class to allow advertising on trash and recycling receptacles placed in rights-of-way of streets and highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 160.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3008: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing access to the CIBRS by the Department of Corrections’ Fugitive Apprehension Unit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 299C.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Hottinger and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3009: A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting a town from assessing certain fees in an annexation proceeding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 414.033, by adding a subdivision; 414.036.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Hottinger introduced--
S.F. No. 3010: A bill for an act relating to the city of North Mankato; allowing the city to impose a local sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Metzen, Sams, Kelley and Belanger introduced--
S.F. No. 3011: A bill for an act relating to human services; awarding a grant; appropriating money for the Commission Serving Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koering, Sparks, Dille, Hann and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3012: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for loans for acquisition of dairy heifers and cows; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 41B.055.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3013: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to background study provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 245C.24, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3014: A bill for an act relating to child care; changing a provision for legal nonlicensed family child care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 119B.125, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Berglin; Pogemiller; Johnson, D.E.; Koering and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3015: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to child care provider rates and parent fees; eliminating certain health care co-pays; increasing the MFIP transitional standard; reinstating health care benefits for certain noncitizens; repealing MFIP housing and SSI penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119B.13, by adding a subdivision; 256J.24, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 119B.09, subdivision 1; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.0631, subdivisions 2, 4; 256J.37, subdivision 3a; 256L.04, subdivision 10; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 256B.0631, subdivisions 1, 3; 256J.37, subdivision 3b; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 3, section 19.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Berglin; Pogemiller; Johnson, D.E.; Koering and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3016: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to child care provider rates and parent fees; eliminating certain health care co-pays; increasing the MFIP transitional standard; reinstating health care benefits for certain noncitizens; repealing MFIP housing and SSI penalties; modifying foreign operating corporation tax provision; appropriating money from the tax relief account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119B.13, by adding a subdivision; 256J.24, by adding a subdivision; 290.34, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 119B.09, subdivision 1; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 289A.38, subdivision 6; 290.01, subdivisions 6b, 19c, 19d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.0631, subdivisions 2, 4; 256J.37, subdivision 3a; 256L.04, subdivision 10; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 256B.0631, subdivisions 1, 3; 256J.37, subdivision 3b; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 3, section 19.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koering, Sparks, Dille, Hann and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3017: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for a study and report on public and private funding of a milk volume production loan program.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Dille, Langseth, Sams, Koering and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3018: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state park needs; authorizing issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3019: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing a grant to Independent School District No. 495, Grand Meadow, for dome canopies; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 3020: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; restricting the use of Social Security numbers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 325E.59, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 325E.59, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3021: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; removing a smallmouth bass special regulation from the Lake Zumbro Dam.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 3022: A bill for an act relating to boxing; regulation of boxing; establishing a boxing commission; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 341.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3023: A bill for an act relating to state agencies; establishing timelines for agency action on building and environmental permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 15.99.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 3024: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying rulemaking authority for Board of School Administrators; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 81.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bonoff, Hann and Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 3025: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 270, Hopkins.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Sams, Olson, Scheid and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3026: A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing service cooperatives to offer health reinsurance programs; allowing local units of government to participate in the programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123A.21, subdivision 7; 471.61, by adding a subdivision; 471.617, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3027: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions on the use of silencing devices for wildlife management control; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 609.66, subdivision 1h.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Belanger introduced--
S.F. No. 3028: A bill for an act relating to data practices; regulating the use of event data recorders; requiring disclosure to consumers of the presence of event data recorder; prescribing the ownership and restricting use of data recorder by an event data recorder; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 170.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 3029: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association; permitting the repayment of a refund to the Teachers Retirement Association of contribution amounts previously transferred to the unclassified state employees retirement program.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Nienow, Larson and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3030: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for the conversion of vehicles to operate using alternative fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Nienow, Larson and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3031: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing a subtraction from federal taxable income for taxpayers who place an alternative fuel vehicle into service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3032: A bill for an act relating to grand juries; authorizing limited disclosure by the court of verbatim grand jury record in the interests of justice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 628.68.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3033: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; modifying requirements for operation of motor vehicle by minor holder of provisional license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 171.055, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3034: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for demolition of a bridge over the Mississippi River in Washington County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hottinger and Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 3035: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood and family education including self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119A.50, subdivision 1; 119A.52; 119A.53; 119A.545; 124D.518, subdivision 4; 124D.52, subdivision 1; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 5, article 7, section 20, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 119A.51.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Kelley, Marty, Skoglund and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 3036: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school districts for technology purposes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Bonoff, Marty, Michel and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3037: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring the Department of Education to examine cost factors and wage rate differences among Minnesota’s school districts; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3038: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting voter challenges based on certain mailings by political parties; providing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204C.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3039: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting deceptive practices regarding the time, place, or manner of conducting an election; providing a criminal penalty; providing remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Higgins and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 3040: A resolution urging the United States Congress to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3041: A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying the length of time allowed for giving notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.072, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3042: A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying records management requirements; changing emergency records preservation requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 138.17, subdivisions 7, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3043: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that legislative appropriations continue in effect until amended or eliminated by law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Cohen, Pappas, Langseth, Larson and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3044: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing the Minnesota Biomedical Sciences Research Facilities Authority and the biomedical sciences research project funding program; providing for the University of Minnesota to apply for facility program funds; authorizing sale of state bonds to fund program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Marko, Lourey, McGinn, Betzold and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3045: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; creating special Gold Star Family license plates for family members of military personnel who have died in active military service; exempting motor vehicle registration fee for certain survivors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 168.12, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Marko, Higgins, Solon and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3046: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing individuals and small employers to elect to purchase state health coverage at their own expense; allowing individuals and small employers to purchase MinnesotaCare coverage at full cost; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 43A.27, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 256L.02, by adding a subdivision; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7a, by adding subdivisions; 256L.05, subdivision 1; 256L.07, subdivision 2; 256L.09, by adding a subdivision; 256L.15, by adding a subdivision; 256L.17, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 256L.05, subdivision 3a; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 256L.15, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Neuville and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3047: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing organizations providing mentoring services to request criminal background checks from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Marty, Bakk, Saxhaug, Pariseau and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 3048: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; clarifying restrictions on taking farm-raised cervidae; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 17.452, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 35.155, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Hottinger, Reiter, Scheid and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3049: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing an expedited process for the judicial review of financing statements; establishing civil and criminal liability for fraudulent or otherwise improper financing statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 609.749, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 545; 604; 609.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Rest, Murphy, Sams and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3050: A bill for an act relating to aeronautics; accelerating reimbursement of state airports fund; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 18, article 1, section 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3051: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for appeal of state fire marshal decision to suspend, revoke, or refuse fireworks operator permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 624.22, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug, Pariseau and Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 3052: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying tagging requirements for big game; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.535, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Murphy, Bakk, Saxhaug, Pariseau and Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 3053: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring rulemaking to allow all-terrain vehicle use on privately owned land during legal shooting hours of a deer season.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Murphy, Vickerman and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 3054: A bill for an act relating to towns; appropriating money for town road signs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Fischbach, Robling, Berglin and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3055: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing a Council on Disability provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256.482, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3056: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying restrictions on using lights to locate animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97B.081, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Chaudhary and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3057: A bill for an act relating to natural and cultural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; increasing the sales tax rate by one-fourth of one percent and dedicating the receipts for natural and cultural resource purposes; creating an arts, humanities, museum, and public broadcasting fund; creating a heritage enhancement fund; creating a parks and trails fund; creating a clean water fund; establishing a Heritage Enhancement Council; establishing a Clean Water Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 297B.02, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 10A.01, subdivision 35; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 85; 97A; 103F; 129D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3058: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating tuition paid by seniors for certain courses; eliminating obsolete language; authorizing the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees to control certain depository services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 136F.42, subdivision 1; 136F.71, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 135A.52, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3059: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to continuing care provisions and elderly and disabled services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.0724, subdivisions 3, 4; 256B.434, by adding a subdivision; 256B.438, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 144A.071, subdivision 1a; 256B.434, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3060: A bill for an act relating to real property; eminent domain; providing compensation for removal of legal nonconforming use under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bakk and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3061: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for homestead classification of property purchased by a member of the armed forces; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.124, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Marko introduced--
S.F. No. 3062: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; changing the city aid base for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Marko introduced--
S.F. No. 3063: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for inflation in the revenue forecast; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Berglin and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3064: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing limited medical assistance coverage for individuals eligible for Medicare Part D; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Ranum and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3065: A bill for an act relating to Wabasha County; authorizing Wabasha County to build a jail and criminal justice center outside of the county seat.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Senjem and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 3066: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Rochester Bioscience Development Center; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3067: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying the purpose of the health care access fund; providing for a contingent reduction in the MinnesotaCare provider tax; eliminating certain transfers from the health care access fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 295.52, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 16A.724; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 295.581; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 16A.724, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Clark, Higgins, Dibble, Solon and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3068: A bill for an act relating to counties; modifying publication requirements for financial statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 375.17, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Clark, Scheid, Kelley, Tomassoni and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3069: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the equalizing factors for the debt service equalization aid and referendum equalization aid programs; indexing the equalizing factors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Berglin, Solon, Dibble, Koering and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3070: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the MFIP penalty statute; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256J.37, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3071: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue a license to the Minnesota Book and Literary Arts Building, Inc.; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 3072: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Kelley, Tomassoni, Koering and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 3073: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a grant program to promote professional teaching standards; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Skoe, Pappas, Ruud, Pogemiller and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3074: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the student share for the state grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.121, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Robling, Stumpf, Kierlin, Kiscaden and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3075: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the student share for the state grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.121, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marko, Langseth, Kelley, Clark and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3076: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the student share for the state grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.121, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Neuville and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 3077: A bill for an act relating to public defense; modifying right to public defender representation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 611.14; 611.16; 611.18; 611.25, subdivision 1; 611.26, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Neuville, Foley and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3078: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring deferred prosecution for certain drug offenders; modifying provisions governing suspension of driver’s license without preliminary warning; modifying license reinstatement provisions; modifying provisions for conditional release of nonviolent offenders; classifying certain data as private arrest data; increasing monetary thresholds for certain property crimes to more accurately reflect inflationary economic increases; establishing classifications for nonconvictions and low-level offenses; prohibiting charging fees for local correctional inmates participating in work release programs; creating a committee to study and recommend adjusting collateral consequences of adult criminal convictions and juvenile adjudications; repealing the sunset on early release of qualified drug offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.871, by adding subdivisions; 152.18, subdivision 1; 609.52, subdivision 3; 609.535, subdivision 2a; 609.595, subdivisions 1, 2; 631.425, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 171.18, subdivision 1; 171.29, subdivision 2; 244.055, subdivisions 2, 10; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 244.055, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Higgins, Robling, Senjem and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3079: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying licensing provision for barbers and cosmetologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 155A.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3080: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the penalty enhancement statute for certain misdemeanor offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.153, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Pappas and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 3081: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing Minnesota farm wineries to produce certain fortified wines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 340A.101, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 340A.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3082: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that legislative appropriations continue in effect until amended or eliminated by law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 3083: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending definition of recreational vehicle combination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 169.01, subdivision 78; 169.81, subdivision 3c.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 3084: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating low-speed vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168A.01, by adding a subdivision; 168A.05, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 168.011, subdivision 7; 169.522, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Berglin and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3085: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a group residential pilot project.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 3086: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for floodwater retention systems in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hottinger and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3087: A bill for an act relating to child care; changing the requirement for use of child passenger restraint systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 245A.18, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Metzen, Fischbach, Higgins and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 3088: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying psychiatric consultation to include psychologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 48.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3089: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the property tax abatement process as it applies to certain electric generating facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116J.993, subdivision 3; 469.1813, subdivisions 1, 6b, 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 469.1813, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Skoe, Wergin, Stumpf and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3090: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the equalizing factors for the debt service equalization aid program; indexing the equalizing factor; correcting the calculation of the sales ratio; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 127A.48, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3091: A bill for an act relating to horse racing; modifying certain breeders’ fund apportionments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 240.18, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Wergin and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 3092: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing parents to obtain a clean certified copy of a deceased child’s birth record under certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3093: A bill for an act relating to highways; allowing certain advertising devices to be placed adjacent to roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 173.08, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3094: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the jurisdiction of the Mille Lacs band’s police power; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 626.90, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 3095: A bill for an act relating to human services; delaying implementation of certain personal care assistant documentation and reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256B.0655, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Koering and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3096: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Veterans Homes Board; authorizing the board to conduct certain meetings by telephone or other electronic means; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 198.003, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator McGinn introduced--
S.F. No. 3097: A bill for an act relating to transportation; granting towing authority to Department of Transportation within its metropolitan district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168B.04, subdivision 2; 169.041, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Berglin, Lourey, Wergin, Koering and Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 3098: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a process to evaluate certain hospital construction proposals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.552; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 144.551, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 3099: A bill for an act relating to public safety; making the chair of the Metropolitan Council or designee a member of the Statewide Radio Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 403.36, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Neuville, Ranum, Betzold and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3100: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the governor’s office to request background checks for appointees and governor’s residence positions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Neuville, Ranum, Betzold and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3101: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring an arrestee to request destruction of a biological specimen upon acquittal of a felony; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 299C.105, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Neuville, Hann and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3102: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; requiring victim of criminal sexual conduct notification when the prosecutor declines prosecution or dismisses charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 611A.0315.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Berglin and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3103: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the work participation rate enhancement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119B.011, by adding a subdivision; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 256J.021; 256J.08, subdivision 65; 256J.521, subdivisions 1, 2; 256J.53, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 256J.626, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Bakk, Sams, Metzen, Sparks and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3104: A bill for an act relating to occupations; registration required for hair braiding; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 155A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3105: A bill for an act relating to county recorders; modifying standards for documents; modifying registration fees and provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 508.75; 508A.11, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 507.093; 508.82, subdivision 1; 508A.82, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 508.74.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Marko, Murphy, Vickerman, Day and McGinn introduced--
S.F. No. 3106: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; authorizing suspension of driver’s license for attempting to pay vehicle taxes or fees with insufficient funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 171.18, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Sams and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3107: A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding secondary public safety answering points to 911 emergency communication system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 403.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Saxhaug, Sams, Stumpf, Bakk and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 3108: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for suspension of certain registrations and licenses as a penalty for payment with a dishonored check; providing for delivery of a watercraft certificate of title to the owner; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.796; 84.805; 84.88, by adding a subdivision; 84.929; 86B.401, by adding a subdivision; 86B.885; 86B.895, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 3109: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; making various policy, housekeeping, and style changes to the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law; incorporating certain administrative rules into Minnesota Statutes; modifying fraud penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 268.001; 268.03, subdivision 2; 268.035, subdivisions 1, 4, 10, 11, 12, 15, 17, 21a, 23, 23a, 24, 29, 30, by adding a subdivision; 268.042, subdivisions 3, 4; 268.044, subdivisions 1a, 4; 268.047, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 268.051, subdivisions 1a, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9; 268.052, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 268.0525; 268.053, subdivisions 2, 3; 268.057, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10; 268.058; 268.059; 268.0625, subdivisions 4, 5; 268.063; 268.064; 268.065, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.066; 268.067; 268.0675; 268.068; 268.069, subdivisions 2, 3; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a; 268.084; 268.085, subdivisions 3a, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 13a, 13b, 16; 268.086, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 268.087; 268.095, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, 6a; 268.101, as amended; 268.103, subdivision 1; 268.115; 268.125, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 268.131, subdivision 1; 268.135; 268.145, subdivisions 2, 3; 268.155; 268.18, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; 268.182, subdivision 1; 268.186; 268.188; 268.19, subdivisions 1a, 2; 268.192; 268.194, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 268.196, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.20; 268.21; 268.22; 268.23; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 268.03, subdivision 1; 268.035, subdivisions 9, 13, 14, 20, 26; 268.042, subdivision 1; 268.043; 268.0435; 268.044, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 268.045, subdivision 1; 268.046; 268.051, subdivisions 1, 4, 4a, 6, 7; 268.052, subdivision 2; 268.053, subdivision 1; 268.057, subdivision 7; 268.069, subdivision 1; 268.07, subdivision 3b; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 12, 13c; 268.086, subdivisions 2, 3; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, 10, 11; 268.103, subdivision 2; 268.105, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 268.145, subdivision 1; 268.18, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b; 268.182, subdivision 2; 268.184, subdivisions 1, 1a; 268.19, subdivision 1; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 268.0511; 268.085, subdivision 10; 268.103, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 3315.0210; 3315.0220; 3315.0515; 3315.0520; 3315.0525; 3315.0530; 3315.0540; 3315.0550; 3315.0910; 3315.1005; 3315.1315, subpart 4; 3315.2010; 3315.2810.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3110: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional forensic crime laboratory in Anoka County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3111: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the Online Learning Option Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 124D.095, subdivisions 3, 7; 124D.096; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 124D.095, subdivisions 4, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Ortman and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3112: A bill for an act relating to public safety; recodifying and restructuring the law on expungements of criminal records; expanding eligibility for expungements; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609A.01; 609A.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 609A.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 8, 9; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 609A.02, subdivision 3; 609A.03, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Rosen, Lourey and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 3113: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the Department of Health to provide oversight for methamphetamine lab cleanup; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 3114: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a drinking water grant to the city of Elizabeth; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Neuville, Hann and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 3115: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; protecting senior citizens from financial exploitation; regulating annuity transactions; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 45; 47; 61A; 513.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 3116: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a liquor license for the New Prague Golf Club.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 3117: A bill for an act relating to public safety; encouraging legal immigration; establishing a human trafficking task force; increasing penalties for trafficking crimes; increasing penalties for unlawful acts relating to drivers’ licenses; creating the crime of fraudulent identification cards; establishing a Minnesota illegal immigration enforcement team to implement an illegal immigration strategy; requiring law enforcement to collect citizenship and immigration status data; requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to maintain a citizenship and immigration data field in the bureau’s criminal history database; requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension superintendent to periodically supply the Minnesota illegal immigration enforcement team with statistics on crimes committed by individuals with illegal alien status; providing tax credits for immigrants seeking citizenship; codifying the administration rule regarding drivers’ licenses for temporary visitors requiring status checks; providing fines against Minnesota employers who violate federal immigration law governing hiring of employees; requiring the commissioner of public safety to integrate biometric facial recognition technology with the Minnesota driver’s license and identification card systems; providing criminal penalties for concealing the commission of crimes by use of encryption, gaining unauthorized access through a computer to financial personal data, and facilitating access to computer security systems for purposes of aiding another to commit a crime; prohibiting local governments from enacting sanctuary laws; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.07, subdivisions 1a, 9, 10; 171.22, subdivision 2; 299C.10, by adding a subdivision; 609.527, by adding a subdivision; 609.652, subdivisions 1, 3; 609.87, subdivisions 1, 11, by adding subdivisions; 609.891, subdivisions 1, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 299A.78, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 299C.10, subdivision 1; 299C.11, subdivision 1; 609.282; 609.283; 609.527, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 171; 181; 290; 299A; 299C; 609.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.