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Minnesota Legislature

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
3:00 PM, Room 112, Capitol

Minutes

Present: Senator Mee Moua - Chair, Senator Mary A. Olson Vice Chair, Senator Don Betzold, Senator Leo T. Foley, Senator Linda Higgins, Senator Julianne E. Ortman, Senator Pat Pariseau, Senator Linda Scheid

Absent: Senator Warren Limmer

Senator Mee Moua called the meeting to order at 3:22 PM.

S.F. 3166: Senator Torres Ray: Child welfare and support provisions modifications; interstate compact for the placement of children repeal and replacement; child and adult adoptions regulation; child care data classification.



Senator Betzold moved that S.F. 3166, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3397: Senator Torres Ray: Foreign cooperatives regulation.



Senator Olson moved that S.F. 3397, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2866: Senator Prettner Solon: Broadband service statewide inventory and mapping requirement.



Senator Scheid moved that S.F. 2866, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

H.F. 2898: Senator Prettner Solon: Aviation liability insurance claims denial conditions regulation.



Senator Betzold moved that H.F. 2898, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2651: Senator Saxhaug: Public land expedited exchanges.



Senator Olson moved that S.F. 2651, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2806: Senator Saxhaug: Local economic development authorities conflict of interest rules clarification.



Senator Pariseau moved that S.F. 2806, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3098: Senator Lourey: Lawful gambling provisions modifications.



Senator Scheid moved that S.F. 3098, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2576: Senator Dille: Crime of false police and fire emergency calls as misdemeanor offense.



Senator Higgins moved that S.F. 2576, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2754: Senator Betzold: Schools background check requirements modifications.



Senator Betzold moved that S.F. 2754, be laid over. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3135: Senator Higgins: Minnesota responds medical reserve corps.



Senator Higgins moved that S.F. 3135, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2399: Senator Higgins: Public nuisance law provisions modifications.



Senator Higgins moved that S.F. 2399, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2647: Senator Lynch: Crime of disarming a peace officer.



Senator Higgins moved that S.F. 2647, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

H.F. 2602: Senator Skogen: Police vehicles transporting police dogs from window glazing restrictions exemption.



Senator Betzold moved that H.F. 2602, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3647: Senator Pariseau: Emergency responders for emergency communication equipment permit requirement exemption.



Senator Pariseau moved that S.F. 3647, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3119: Senator Olseen: Interstate assistance by local governments authorization.



Senator Betzold moved that S.F. 3119, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 3082: Senator Olseen: Motor vehicles damage disclosure requirements modifications.



Senator Higgins moved that S.F. 3082, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2828: Senator Moua: Critical public service property trespassing prohibition modification.



Senator Moua moved that S.F. 2828, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 2809: Senator Dibble: Nonsmoking hotel room smoking violation penalties increase.



Senator Higgins moved that S.F. 2809, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3362: Senator Foley: Peace officer disciplinary hearing representation provisions modification.



Senator Foley moved that S.F. 3362, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 3775: Senator Doll: Paint stewardship pilot program establishment.



Senator Higgins moved that S.F. 3775, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3494: Senator Doll: State executive branch employees whistleblower protection.



Discussion only.

S.F. 2919: Senator Betzold: Civil commitments hearings time requirements modifications.



Senator Betzold moved that S.F. 2919, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

H.F. 117: Senator Betzold: Courts personal jurisdiction authority exception elimination.



Senator Betzold moved that H.F. 117, be recommended to pass. - MOTION CARRIED.

S.F. 3611: Senator Moua: Predatory offenders registration provisions modifications and clarifications.



Be laid on the table.

S.F. 3456: Senator Ingebrigtsen: Predatory offenders registration period requirements clarification for new offenses and probation or parole violations.



Be laid on the table.

S.F. 3613: Senator Moua: Predatory offenders residence in another state verification procedures modification.



Be laid on the table.

S.F. 3223: Senator Murphy: Abandoned motor vehicle provisions modification; oversize and overweight vehicle permit adjustment *for purposes of discussion only.



Not heard, laid over.

S.F. 3139: Senator Latz: Crime of unlawful charges in ticket sales; crime of unlawful acts in automated device ticket purchases.



Not heard, laid over.

S.F. 3193: Senator Rest: Adoption birth records access modifications.



Not heard, laid over.

S.F. 2876: Senator Anderson: Dangerous dogs provisions modifications.



Not heard, laid over.

S.F. 3360: Senator Foley: Animal fighting restriction and penalty modification.



Not heard, laid over.

S.F. 3492: Senator Clark: Permanent orders for protection and restraining orders authorization.



Not heard, laid over.

S.F. 2726: Senator Latz: Private actions in the public interest.



Not heard, laid over.

S.F. 1520: Senator Torres Ray: Naturopathic doctors registration provisions.



Not heard, laid over.

H.F. 413: Senator Bakk: Outdoor sport equipment dealership agreement task force.



Not heard, laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:33 PM.


 
                                                                      
Senator Mee Moua, Chair
                                                                      
Sheila Xiong, Legislative Assistant