State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 1, 2006
12:00 Noon
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.
Senators Ortman, Rosen, LeClair, Koering and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2345: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for handling of death scene investigations and identification of remains; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2346: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing an education tax credit for tuition expenses for certain school attendance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.0674, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2347: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to upgrade and expand sanitary sewer facilities for the city of Richmond.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2348: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for residential and ancillary service facilities at Moose Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2349: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an elevated water storage tower in Carlton.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2350: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for an elevated water storage facility in the city of Wrenshall; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2351: 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 Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2352: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the St. Louis River Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator LeClair introduced--
S.F. No. 2353: A bill for an act relating to education finance; indexing school funding formula equalizing factors to the growth in tax base; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 123B.57, subdivision 4; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.10, subdivisions 13a, 29, 32; 126C.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2354: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a resource recovery facility in Perham.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2355: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Otter Tail River restoration.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Betzold and Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 2356: A bill for an act relating to Anoka County; exempting Anoka County from certain land use reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.862.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2357: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 118, Northland Community Schools.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer and Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 2358: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Mississippi West Regional Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2359: A bill for an act relating to retirement; various individual retirement account plans; revising Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system tax-sheltered annuity minimum vendor requirements; creating unclaimed account procedures for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system individual retirement account plan and supplemental plan; revising contribution rates for State Arts Board and Minnesota Humanities Commission individual retirement account plan members to equal those of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system individual retirement account plan; repealing obsolete higher education mandatory retirement age provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 136F.45, subdivision 1a; 354B.20, by adding a subdivision; 354B.25, by adding a subdivision; 354D.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 43A.34, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Koering, Pogemiller and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2360: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Randall Firemen’s Relief Association; increased surviving spouse benefit for the spouse of a firefighter killed in a construction accident.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2361: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting the use of consumer credit scores or history by insurers in underwriting automobile insurance policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 72A.499, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.501, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2362: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for land acquisition at Bemidji State University; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2363: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Paul Bunyan Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2364: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Sattgast Hall science addition and renovation design at Bemidji State University; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2365: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for the Paul Bunyan Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2366: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a bridge in Bemidji for the Paul Bunyan Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2367: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for the Bemidji Regional Events Center; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2368: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for Independent School District No. 256, Red Wing.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2369: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis Fire Relief Association; waiving surviving spouse benefit eligibility requirements for spouses of certain deceased firefighters.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2370: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Rocori Trail Connection.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 2371: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for city of Richfield athletic fields; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 2372: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Richfield to construct a new arterial street; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2373: A bill for an act relating to animals; modifying restrictions on ownership and possession of certain animals; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 346.155, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2374: A bill for an act relating to dogs; modifying notice requirements for unlicensed dogs that are seized; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 347.14, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Marko introduced--
S.F. No. 2375: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a Highway 10/61 corridor vista enhancement project; authorizing sale of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2376: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Walker Area Community Center; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2377: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the town of Sylvan in Cass County to impose a gravel tax under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 298.75, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pogemiller, Larson and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2378: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association privatizations; revising augmentation rates provided to privatized employees for privatizations enacted after July 25, 2005; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 353F.04.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Pogemiller, Larson and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2379: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; modifications of an administrative nature; clarifying physician and St. Paul Port Authority employee coverage; clarifying termination of membership procedures; adding indefinite layoff definition; clarifying board management and election provisions; specifying board legal authority; revising various receipts, disbursements, and collection provisions for consistency with federal requirements; clarifying disability benefit termination procedures; simplifying and removing obsolete bounce-back annuity language; removing five-year term certain survivor coverage option; clarifying various disability and returning disability provisions; removing authority for privately operated ambulance services to contribute to the Public Employees Retirement Association defined contribution plan; authorizing counties to certify positions to be included in the local government correctional service plan as sufficiently similar to existing positions; making a temporary returning disabilitant provision permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 353.01, subdivisions 2a, 11a, 11b, 12, 16, by adding a subdivision; 353.03, subdivisions 1, 1a, by adding a subdivision; 353.27, subdivisions 7, 7a, 7b; 353.29, subdivision 8; 353.30, subdivisions 3a, 3b; 353.32, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 353.33, subdivisions 1, 9; 353.34, subdivision 1; 353.656, subdivision 4; 353D.01, subdivision 2; 353D.02, subdivision 3; 353E.02, subdivisions 2, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 353.01, subdivision 2d; 353.28, subdivision 6; Laws 2004, chapter 267, article 8, section 41; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Ranum, Foley and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2380: A bill for an act relating to public safety; imposing a conditional release term upon child pornography offenders released from prison; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 617.246, by adding a subdivision; 617.247, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 2381: A bill for an act relating to retirement; allowing certain persons to select a joint and survivor benefit from the Public Employees Retirement Association.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2382: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Glacial Lakes State Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2383: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for expansion of Stanley Eddy Regional Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2384: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a sustainable and renewable energy industrial park in Mountain Iron.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2385: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for renovation of the Eveleth Water Treatment Facility.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2386: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facilities in the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2387: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for certain pension benefits upon privatization of the city of Cannon Falls Hospital; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 353F.02, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2388: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the Lower Afton Trail in Ramsey County; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2389: 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 the city of McGregor to reroute treated water discharge.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2390: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Southside Fire Hall in Grand Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2391: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a renewable energy clean air project in Koochiching County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2392: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for the acquisition and development of the Goodhue Pioneer Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2393: A bill for an act relating to license plates; providing for issuance of special motorcycle plates for combat wounded veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 168.123, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2394: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; increasing employer contribution rate limits; adding laborer’s local pension fund to exception; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 356.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Reiter and Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2395: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money and authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds for an interchange at I-35 and County State-Aid Highway 23.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2396: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Hottinger and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2397: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for a museum in the city of Winnebago; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2398: A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for a study of the Rapidan Dam in Blue Earth County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2399: A bill for an act relating to finance; appropriating money for transfer to the Minnesota minerals 21st century fund.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2400: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a wastewater collection and treatment system for the East Range Joint Powers Board.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2401: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a helipad at the Virginia Regional Medical Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2402: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a Boundary Waters Connection of the Mesabi Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoglund, Marty, Neuville, Betzold and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2403: A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for the solemnization of Hmong marriages; imposing criminal penalties for knowingly facilitating the solemnization of a prohibited marriage; clarifying filing requirements for certain Quaker marriages; requiring the reporting of certain acts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 517.05; 517.14; 517.18; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 626.556, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2404: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional state employees retirement plan; clarifying the current and past coverage for certain Minnesota Correctional Facility - St. Cloud employees; authorizing service credit purchase; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 352.91, subdivision 3d.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2405: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a park-and-ride lot and restroom building on the Soo Line Recreational Trail at U.S. Highway 10 in Morrison County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2406: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a trail’s head warming house on the Soo Line Recreational Trail at Bowlus in Morrison County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2407: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater treatment by the Garrison, Kathio, West Mille Lacs Sanitary Sewer District.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2408: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for improvements to the Little Falls Zoo.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2409: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment holding pond at Royalton in Morrison County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2410: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Trail; authorizing issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Sams, Rosen, Dille and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2411: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for acquisition and development of the Minnesota River Trail from Montevideo to Granite Falls.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2412: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for acquisition and development of the Cuyuana Lakes Trail; authorizing sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2413: A bill for an act relating to gambling; modifying restrictions on allowable expenses; making technical changes to reporting requirements for lawful gambling organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 349.15, subdivision 1; 349.19, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Kubly; Johnson, D.E. and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2414: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to separate sewers in the city of Bird Island; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2415: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; allowing an adoption credit; transferring money from the tax relief account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2416: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a Regional Event Center in the city of Slayton.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2417: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a wastewater line project in the city of Windom.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2418: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for connections to the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System; authorizing issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Robling and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2419: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring special districts to file information with the state auditor; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Solon; Higgins; Johnson, D.E. and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2420: A bill for an act relating to the state budget; providing continuing appropriations for the operation of state government under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Solon, Bakk, Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2421: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Labovitz School of Business and Economics in Duluth.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2422: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; exempting vessels involved in maritime commerce from the biodiesel fuel requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 239.77, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Solon, Koering, Rosen, Vickerman and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2423: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a temporary nursing facility energy cost rate increase; requiring the submission of certain energy cost data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Solon, Lourey, Clark, Berglin and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2424: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plan companies to provide coverage for the transfer and hospital care of a mother whose newborn was transferred to another facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 62A.0411.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Solon, Higgins, Berglin, Moua and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2425: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing disease management guidelines for chronic kidney disease; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Solon, Betzold, Marty and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2426: A bill for an act relating to courts; providing for a deferral from jury service for certain nursing mothers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 593.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Solon, Dibble, Berglin and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2427: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a regulation system for technicians performing body art procedures and for body art establishments; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2428: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying allocation requirements; changing reporting mandates; modifying definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 356.219, subdivisions 3, 6; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 356A.06, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 356A.06, subdivisions 4, 5, 8b.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Kubly, Sams, Rosen, Dille and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2429: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Trail; authorizing issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Ruud and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2430: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacists to refuse to dispense certain medication; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Wergin, Ruud and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2431: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a park and ride lot in Morrison County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Ruud, Jungbauer and Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2432: A bill for an act relating to real property; eminent domain; defining public use; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Wergin, Ruud and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2433: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to commissioner of transportation for state’s matching amount for recreational bridge over highway 169 in Mille Lacs County; authorizing sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2434: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Great River Woodland Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2435: A bill for an act relating to trade and economic development; Department of Employment and Economic Development; providing funding for the Love Elk River transitional housing pilot project; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer, Sams and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2436: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; environment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of East Bethel for the construction of a zero-discharge wastewater treatment plant; authorizing sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer, Bakk, Nienow and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2437: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring the replacement or discontinued operation of straight-pipe systems for sewage disposal within ten months of notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115.55, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Pariseau, Reiter, Kierlin, Olson and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2438: A bill for an act relating to real property; eminent domain; defining public use; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2439: A bill for an act relating to the military; protecting the health of members of the armed forces returning from service in the Persian Gulf War, Operation Enduring Freedom, or Operation Iraqi Freedom; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senator Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2440: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring risk-level assessments for predatory offenders who are not committed to the custody of the commissioner of corrections; expanding the authority of probation officers and peace officers to share predatory offender information with potential victims; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 244.052, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 244.052, subdivision 4; 244.10, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Clark and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2441: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Central Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails projects.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2442: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for city of Watkins infrastructure reconstruction; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2443: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for certain pension benefits upon privatization of the Dassel Lakeside Community Home; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 353F.02, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Skoe, Langseth, Senjem, Sams and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2444: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, by adding sections 12 and 13.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Murphy, Langseth, Day, Senjem and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2445: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reallocating revenues from sales tax on motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297B.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Langseth, Day, Senjem, Sparks and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2446: A bill for an act amending a proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, sections 12 and 13; dedicating motor vehicle sales tax revenues to transportation and allocating them between public transit assistance and highway user tax distribution fund; amending Laws 2005, chapter 88, sections 9, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Saxhaug, Senjem and Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 2447: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for maximum daily load grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for total maximum daily load development; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116P.11; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 114D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for building renovations at the International Wolf Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for sewer reconstruction in Midway Township.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a light industrial park in the town of Thomson.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Gitchi Gummi State Trail; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2453: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying the time period during which certain petroleum tank fees may be collected; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115C.08, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; defining "farm truck" as including certain vehicles owned by persons transporting wood products on behalf of farmers or certain loggers; making clarifying revisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 168.011, subdivision 17.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2455: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire land and construct public infrastructure for the Heritage Park Development; authorizing issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements for the Cloquet Business Park project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Reiter, Gerlach, Jungbauer and Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; prohibiting Department of Public Safety from giving written examination for a driver’s license in any language but English; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.13, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.4740, item A.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Reiter, Gerlach and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting mandatory disclosure of a person’s Social Security number as a condition of receiving a service or product; providing exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Marty, Betzold and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; authorizing the continuation of legislative appropriations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing a process for state support of a football stadium at the University of Minnesota; providing funding to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for biotechnology and medical genomics research and academic programs at the University of Minnesota-Rochester; establishing a study abroad program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 340A.404, subdivision 4a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 473.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending disability benefits eligibility requirements in the Public Employees Retirement Association police and fire fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 353.656, subdivisions 3, 6a; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 353.656, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing an option to a surviving spouse of a deceased judge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 490.124, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Social Security administration; making technical corrections; allowing for prospective and retroactive Social Security and Medicare coverage of certain governmental employees; requiring referenda; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 355.01, subdivision 3g; 355.02, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 355.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the St. Paul Bioscience Corridor.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for a grant to the city of St. Paul for infrastructure improvements related to the Union Depot development project; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Langseth; Betzold; Johnson, D.E.; Pogemiller and Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 2466: A bill for an act relating to capital improvement; modifying certain appropriations; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivisions 11, 12.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2467: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for renovation of the John Rose Minnesota Oval in Roseville; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2468: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for a universal health care system that provides affordable access to high quality medical care for all Minnesotans; requiring a focus on preventive care and early intervention; providing comprehensive benefits; reducing costs through prevention, efficiency, and elimination of bureaucracy; directing the commissioner of health to prepare a plan to be implemented by 2010; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section, affirming that every resident of Minnesota has the right to affordable, comprehensive health care; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2469: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting conviction of any person for traffic signal violation based solely on photographic evidence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Koering and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2470: A bill for an act relating to real property; eminent domain; defining public use; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Koering and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2471: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; modifying the definition of gross income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256L.01, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2472: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the phase II expansion of the National Volleyball Center in Rochester.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2473: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Great River Road; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2474: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing use of communications headset by firefighters operating fire truck in emergency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.471, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Skoe, Kubly, Sams, Vickerman and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2475: A bill for an act relating to taxes; modifying the local government aid formula for cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 477A.013, subdivision 9; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 477A.011, subdivisions 34, 36; 477A.013, subdivision 8; 477A.03, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2476: A bill for an act relating to lobbying; increasing the public’s right to know how lobbyists are influencing the legislative process; requiring certain conference committee communications to be open to the public; requiring disclosure of economic interests of independent contractors and consultants; changing certain definitions; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, agency heads, and certain legislative employees 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; prohibiting contributions from lobbyists to candidates who have signed a spending limit agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 3.055, subdivision 1; 10A.04, subdivision 4; 10A.27, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 10A.01, subdivision 5; 10A.04, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senators Wiger, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; eliminating premiums for military personnel and their families; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256L.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Johnson, D.E. and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a collaborative regional dental clinic serving southwest and west central Minnesota; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sams, Bakk, Vickerman, Koering and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2479: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for the acquisition, development, and rehabilitation of state and local trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2480: 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 city of Delano flood hazard mitigation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Pogemiller and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2481: A bill for an act relating to local government; removing the expiration on the authority for Hennepin and Ramsey Counties to impose a mortgage registry and deed tax; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 383A.80, subdivision 4; 383B.80, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Cloquet to impose a local sales tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koering and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2483: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing grants for the schools mentoring schools program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 122A.628.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2484: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for acquisition and development of the Cuyuna Lakes Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring reports and recommendations to bring the state budget into compliance with generally accepted governmental accounting principles; requiring disclosure of the impact of inflation on state expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16A.055, subdivision 1; 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 16A.11, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2486: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for supportive housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 2487: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Rochester Bioscience Development Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2488: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire and better public land and buildings for the purpose of workforce centers; authorizing sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state agencies to include the number of full-time equivalent positions for each agency program for the detailed budget; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 16A.11, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment used to construct an ice arena in Olmsted County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; designating the Great River Ridge State Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Rochester Regional Public Safety Training Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for Faribault water reclamation plant; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for improvements at the Minnesota State Academies; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Ellendale for sewer and water infrastructure; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for a National Guard and Army Reserve Armory in Faribault; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for street and sewer improvements in Blooming Prairie.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Day and Neuville introduced--
S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for the phase II expansion of the Minnesota Correctional Facility at Faribault.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Ah-Gwah-Ching Regional Treatment Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting operation of vehicles in the left-hand lane with exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.18, by adding a subdivision; 171.13, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for paving the Luce Line Trail; authorizing issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Neuville, Day and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for Mill Towns Trail; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Marty, Moua, Pappas and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for a rate increase determination for the Ramsey County nursing facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the New London Dam.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Grass Lake restoration.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan; authorizing the transfer of prior Richfield Police Relief Association service credit; specifying member and employer financial obligations associated with the transfer.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to taxation; prescribing the effective date of certain rules relating to the valuation of electric and transmission pipeline utilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing certain refunds of fees paid for permits authorizing on-sales of alcoholic beverages after 1:00 a.m.; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 2509: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Blufflands Trail from Preston to Forestville State Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a state trail; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to human services; excluding aid and attendance benefits from the MinnesotaCare definition of income for other household members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 256L.01, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting expungement of photographs of adjudicated delinquents; prohibiting privacy requirements that prevent sharing of crime scene photographs; providing for handling of death scene investigations and identification of remains; requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to process forensic evidence within certain time periods; requiring a report on federal grant money received for DNA analysis; specifying a deadline for processing certain evidence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.82, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 299A; 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Reiter, Bachmann and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating English as the official language; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2515: 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 the Goodhue Pioneer Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Belanger, McGinn and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money to maintain the old Cedar Avenue bridge for hikers and bikers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Belanger, McGinn and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a water treatment facility in Burnsville.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kierlin and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; allowing tax increment financing districts in the cities of Chatfield and Preston to capture the state general tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Neuville and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to property; modifying mechanic’s lien provisions; modifying certain probate and trust provisions and clarifying the administrative powers of personal representatives to sell, mortgage, or lease property of a decedent; making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes to the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 514.10; 524.3-301; 524.3-715; 524.3-803; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 253B.23, subdivision 2; 515B.1-102; 515B.2-101; 515B.2-110; 515B.2-112; 515B.2-121; 515B.3-115; 515B.4-101; 515B.4-102.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Michel and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; regulating business corporations; clarifying terms; updating terminology to include new forms of business activity; including references to limited liability companies and their governance attributes where appropriate; regulating limited liability companies; clarifying terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 302A.011, subdivisions 7, 8, 12, 21, 25, 28, 31, 41, 45, 46, 58, by adding subdivisions; 302A.111, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 302A.115, subdivisions 1, 5; 302A.135, by adding a subdivision; 302A.241, by adding a subdivision; 302A.401, subdivision 3; 302A.417, subdivision 7; 302A.441, subdivision 1; 302A.447, subdivision 1; 302A.461, subdivision 2; 302A.471, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 302A.553, subdivision 1; 302A.601, subdivisions 1, 2; 302A.611, subdivision 1; 302A.613, subdivisions 1, 2; 302A.621, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 302A.626, subdivision 1; 302A.661, subdivisions 1, 4; 322B.03, subdivisions 6, 12, 19a, 20, 23, 28, 36a, 45a; 322B.115, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 322B.12, subdivision 1; 322B.15, by adding a subdivision; 322B.23; 322B.31, subdivision 2; 322B.35, subdivision 1; 322B.63, subdivision 1; 322B.66, by adding a subdivision; 322B.686, subdivision 2; 322B.70, subdivisions 1, 2; 322B.71, subdivision 1; 322B.72; 322B.74; 322B.75, subdivisions 2, 3; 322B.755, subdivision 3; 322B.76; 322B.77, subdivisions 1, 4; 322B.80, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 302A.011, subdivision 4; 322B.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 302A; 322B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 302A.011, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Larson introduced--
S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to hospital restricted construction or modification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 144.551, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Larson and Sams introduced--
S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Wadena County Regional Justice Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Scheid, Sparks and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; authorizing a detached facility in Shamrock Township under certain conditions.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to homeowner’s insurance; regulating coverage for home-based adult foster care services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a Research and Technology Center in Grand Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Avon to conduct an air quality study relating to xylene.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to town mutual insurance companies; clarifying an exception to restriction on insuring property in second class cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 67A.14, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Marko, Higgins, Rest, Jungbauer and Belanger introduced--
S.F. No. 2528: A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; creating a task force to study the use of credit and debit cards for payment of taxes, licenses, permits, and other statutory fees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating retail gasoline sales; requiring whole-cent pricing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 325D.71.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2530: 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 the Kenyon embankment removal project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Ridgewater College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Berglin, Fischbach, Higgins, Foley and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to health; removing the expiration date for radiation therapy facility construction limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.5509.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Neuville and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Mill Towns State Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koering, Berglin, Foley and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the Brainerd Regional Treatment Center laundry services to be maintained or expanded; allowing Brainerd Regional Treatment Center employees and service units to bid on certain service contracts.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a report on case management and other social services; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 7, section 59.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to the city of Owatonna; allowing the city to impose a local sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2537: 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 a grant to the city of Faribault for local road improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; limiting the appropriation for the Lake Links Trail in Ramsey and Washington Counties to the segment known as the Silver Lake Trail; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 19, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators McGinn, Foley and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying public safety peer counseling and debriefing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 181.973.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators McGinn, Foley and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing procedures to secure blood testing of individuals whose bodily fluids contact peace officers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators McGinn, Moua and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing a procedure for conveying title to real property held by a custodian; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 501B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Lake Superior Zoo.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater systems in the cities of Brooten and St. Martin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to complete restoration of the Bruentrup farm in Maplewood; authorizing state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to children; clarifying certain requirements in protecting or placing certain children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 260C.001, subdivision 2; 260C.212, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; authorizing the city of Duluth to increase the rate of tax on sales of food and beverages; authorizing use of the proceeds of the tax for certain improvements; amending Laws 1980, chapter 511, section 1, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2547: 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 the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center, University of Minnesota, Duluth arena.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public lands and buildings; appropriating money for construction of a workers memorial on the Capitol grounds; authorizing issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Frederickson, Kubly, Neuville, Hottinger and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to railroads; appropriating money for a grant to Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority for rehabilitating certain railroad track; authorizing issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Reiter introduced--
S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring law enforcement officers to record the country of citizenship and immigration status of felon arrestees; requiring peace officers to report suspected immigration violations by felon arrestees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Reiter, Bachmann and McGinn introduced--
S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing an income tax checkoff to fund benefits for survivors of law enforcement officers and firefighters and providing for maintenance of peace officer and firefighter memorials; establishing an advisory council; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Reiter and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring level III sex offenders to wear GPS tracking system devices; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Reiter, Belanger and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2553: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to enact legislation to allow members of the armed forces to transfer unused educational assistance to their dependents.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Ranum and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a pilot facility to generate electricity using plasma arc technology and Minnesota biomass or waste materials; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of certain tax-forfeited land in Roseau County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for dike improvements at St. Vincent in Kittson County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment infrastructure in Lake Township; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for local road improvements in Kittson County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2559: 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 a grant to Polk County to build a ten-ton road.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Skoglund, Bonoff, Kelley and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district that is a member of an intermediate school district to levy for school safety activities at school facilities operated by an intermediate school district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to renovate Wells City Hall; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Vickerman, Skoglund and Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; providing a health screening benefit for eligible members of the armed forces; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators Sams, Chaudhary, Frederickson, Pariseau and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for state wildlife management.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kierlin introduced--
S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to environment; extending the individual sewage treatment system pilot program; amending Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 165.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying use of personal sick leave benefits; establishing an Internet-based caregiver support program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 181.9413; 256B.0917, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2566: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating tanning facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 325H.03, subdivision 1; 325H.08; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325H.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the basic formula allowance, dedicating the increase to school district energy expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Fischbach, Koering and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2568: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for St. Cloud Technical College land purchase; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wergin, Fischbach, Koering and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2569: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for St. Cloud State University Robert A. Wick Science Building.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the personal property exemption for certain electric utility generation facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 272.02, subdivision 55.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for renovation of the Marcum House at the Long Lake Conservation Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements in the Red Lake River Corridor; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring quarterly case mix classification assessments for reimbursement purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.0724, subdivision 4; 256B.438, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Pappas, McGinn, Foley, Limmer and Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting facilitation of sex tourism; providing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.321, by adding a subdivision; 609.322, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Pappas, McGinn, Foley, Limmer and Ranum introduced--
S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating international marriage brokers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Sparks, Sams and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the purchase and lease of new ambulances; establishing a manufacturer’s duty to repair, refund, or replace; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 325F.665, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Ruud, Wergin and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to crime; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 7, by allowing detention of certain persons arrested for sex offenses without bail release; authorizing implementing law if voters authorize adopting the constitutional amendment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 629.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2578: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds for Lake Superior safe harbors.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; providing for a maximum effort capital loan to Independent School District No. 707, Nett Lake, for school construction costs and related improvements; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to property tax refunds; excluding active service military pay and housing allowances from household income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 290A.03, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2581: A bill for an act relating to human services; delaying implementation of a new waiver funding allocation methodology; requiring development of an implementation plan.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2582: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing allowances for counties that overspend certain waivered services allotments under certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, for construction costs and related improvements to Grant Magnet School; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2584: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing presumptive disability for medical assistance eligibility; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Kelley, Pogemiller and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2585: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for health and physical education requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; exempting certain snowmobiles from snowmobile state trail sticker requirements; reducing certain game and fish license fees for persons age 65 and older; allowing the use of scopes on muzzleloaders; modifying restrictions on leaving decoys overnight; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.475, subdivisions 6, 20; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 84.8205, subdivision 1; 97B.031, subdivision 5; 97B.811, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to watercraft; modifying inspection requirements of the Department of Labor and Industry for boats used to carry passengers for hire; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 183.41, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to education; reporting special education litigation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 125A.75, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating licensure for dental assistants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 144.054, subdivision 2; 150A.01, subdivisions 5, 8; 150A.02, subdivision 1; 150A.03, subdivision 1; 150A.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 150A.06, subdivisions 2a, 2b, 5, 6; 150A.08, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8; 150A.081, subdivisions 1, 2; 150A.09, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 150A.10, subdivision 2; 214.18, subdivision 5; 352.91, subdivision 3g.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Luverne to impose sales and motor vehicle excise taxes for certain purposes.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Vickerman and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying certain requirements relating to voting systems for individuals with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 206.57, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Elections.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the value of agricultural homestead land that is subject to a reduced class rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; imposing a surcharge on deer hunting licenses to offset the cost of processing deer donated for charitable purposes; requiring rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 97A.055, subdivision 4; 97A.065, by adding a subdivision; 97A.475, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 97A.485, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for trail connections in Jackson County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2595: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for development along the Northshore Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for land acquisition for Vermilion Community College in Ely; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua; Murphy; Johnson, D.E.; Senjem and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Central Corridor Transit Way.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Brainerd Regional Treatment Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators LeClair, Wiger and Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for the I-94 interchange at Radio Drive in Woodbury; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Kierlin, Cohen, Larson and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for port development assistance; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pogemiller, Langseth and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to undertake a program for a center for music education; appropriating money to construct the MacPhail Center for Music, in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Robling, Fischbach, Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing towns to contract without competitive bidding in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 471.345, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Frederickson; Kubly; Johnson, D.E.; Vickerman and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Southwest Minnesota State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bachmann introduced--
S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for acquisition and development of the Gateway Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Lake Superior College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Northeast Minnesota rail initiative; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Reiter and McGinn introduced--
S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force; specifying the task force’s duties and membership; providing for grants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to property tax refunds; excluding certain deferred compensation from the definition of income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 290A.03, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ruud, Koering, Pariseau and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; extending the season for spearing fish; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97C.371, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Day; Johnson, D.E.; Tomassoni and Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying interpreter requirements for deaf students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.31, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to organization of the legislature; providing for removal of tax chairs under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to state government; defining political subdivision for the purposes of the chapter governing the state auditor; applying provisions for the state auditor to all political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 6.47; 6.51; 6.54; 6.55; 6.551; 6.57; 6.59; 6.60; 6.62, subdivision 2; 6.63; 6.64; 6.65; 6.66; 6.67; 6.68; 6.70; 6.71; 6.76; 103D.355; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 6.56, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Betzold and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to funerals; prohibiting the disruption of a funeral, burial service, or memorial service; creating penalties and providing civil remedy; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Betzold and Skoglund introduced--
S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to funerals; prohibiting the disruption of a funeral, burial service, or memorial service; creating penalties and providing civil remedy; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bakk and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring state and local jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons; prohibiting the state and counties from contracting with private prisons; authorizing the purchase of the Prairie Correctional Facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 241.01, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 641.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.
Senators Murphy and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing an alternative method for establishing emergency medical services special taxing districts; increasing the levy authority; removing the sunset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144F.01, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 8; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 8, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds and appropriating proceeds for local bridges and the local road improvement fund; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying use of personal sick leave benefits; establishing an Internet-based caregiver support program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 181.9413; 256B.0917, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association; providing an exception to certain surviving spouse benefit eligibility requirements for the spouse of certain deceased retired firefighters.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senators Kubly and Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Monson Lake State Park.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Berglin, Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--
S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring programs to meet an average yearly pass rate for EMT certification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144E.285, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to Swift County; increasing the size of the board of the rural development finance authority; amending Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, section 39, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2623: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a swimming pool in Dawson.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2624: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; eliminating a mandatory minimum penalty for late filing of quarterly wage detail report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 268.044, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Berglin and Johnson, D.E. introduced--
S.F. No. 2625: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; affirming that every resident of Minnesota has the right to affordable health care.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2626: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; authorizing the purchase of service credit by certain public golf course employees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2627: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring notification of deer stand recalls; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Pilot Knob Historical Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2629: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying regulation of barbers and barbering schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 154.05; 154.065, subdivision 2; 154.07, by adding a subdivision; 154.09; 154.11, subdivisions 1, 2; 154.15, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 154.18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 154.07, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Sams, Higgins, Lourey and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the hospital construction moratorium for a facility in Cass County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 144.551, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Sams, Betzold, McGinn and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money to provide grants to the youth intervention program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for extension of timber permits in the event of adverse climatic conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 90.041, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Skoglund, Ranum and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2633: A bill for an act relating to courts; providing for appeal of Fourth Judicial District Family Court referee orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 484.65, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Wergin, McGinn, Pappas and Kelley introduced--
S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to state employment; ratifying certain labor agreements and compensation plans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2635: A bill for an act relating to local government; repealing the authority for Aitkin County regulation of certain public land interests; repealing Laws 1988, chapter 658, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Itasca County survey requirements on certain lots; authorizing the public and private sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public waters in Itasca County; modifying the apportionment of proceeds from the sale of certain tax-forfeited land; amending Laws 1999, chapter 161, section 31, subdivision 5, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing a land exchange in the sustainable forest incentive program.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators LeClair, Fischbach and Wergin introduced--
S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop an integration plan for the provision of services to families and children under state-administered health care programs.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator LeClair introduced--
S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating the medical assistance rate equalization requirement for nursing facilities; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256.9657, subdivision 1; 256B.431, subdivision 34; 256B.433, subdivision 3; 256B.48, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators LeClair and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for a contingent reduction in the MinnesotaCare provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 295.52, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Anderson, Chaudhary, Sams and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for metropolitan regional park acquisition and betterment.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Ranum, McGinn, Jungbauer and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; doubling fine for moving violation committed while operating mobile phone; providing affirmative defense to doubled fine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.89, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Clark, Dille, Wergin, Pappas and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Saint Cloud State University, Riverview Hall renovation; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Dille, Wergin, Pappas and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Saint Cloud Technical College property acquisition; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marko, Ortman, LeClair, Betzold and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying local option disaster relief abatements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.123, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiger, Murphy, Marty, Scheid and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring at least 30 minutes of driver education on organ and tissue donation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.0701.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Kiscaden, Berglin and Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting a pharmacist from refusing to dispense a prescription drug or device except under certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Betzold, Neuville, Hann and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting liability on claims brought against a municipality participating in a joint venture or enterprise; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 466.04, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to provide notice when a prescription drug is removed from the formulary due to failure of the manufacturer to sign a rebate agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 256.01, subdivision 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 13d.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that certain appropriations continue in effect until eliminated or modified; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Murphy and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing the deposit of revenues from the sales tax on motor vehicle leases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, section 297A.815, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Higgins, Anderson, Dibble and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2652: A resolution memorializing the President of the United States to proclaim Juneteenth a national holiday.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for pharmacy and pharmacy-related costs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to the military; requiring leaves of absence for the immediate family members of a seriously injured or killed member of the armed forces; providing for and funding certain programs benefiting veterans; creating an individual income tax subtraction for military pensions; requiring educational fairness; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2005 Supplement, sections 192.502, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 181; 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.
Senators McGinn, Metzen, Robling and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to waters; authorizing the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District to acquire, maintain, operate, improve, and enlarge a site for the deposit of dredge material, issue and sell general obligation bonds or revenue bonds for the acquisition, maintenance, operation, improvement, and enlargement of the dredge material site, and charge fees for permitting private customers to deposit dredge material at the dredge material site.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson; Johnson, D.E.; Metzen; Rest and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing funding for low-income heating assistance; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.
Senators Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner of transportation, before entering into privatization transportation contract, to compare cost of state employee performance with cost of privatization contract; requiring commissioner to determine that cost of privatization contract will be ten percent less than cost of state employee performance for contract of $25,000 or more; requiring commissioner to file annual report of privatization transportation contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.