2015 - 2016
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE EIGHTY-NINE LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2015 - 2016

Metzen
Chief and Co-Author List
Sunday, March 1, 2015


SF 11 Scalze; Metzen; Housley; Kent; Wiger
HF 186 Yarusso
Revisor No.: 15-0172
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Metropolitan area transportation sales tax allocation requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201538Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Finance


SF 26 Jensen; Metzen; Gazelka
HF 177 Sanders
Revisor No.: 15-0906
Topic: Insurance-Property and Liability
Short Description: Self-service storage insurance agents sales and licensing regulations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201540Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 41 Clausen; Tomassoni; Metzen; Saxhaug; Pratt
HF 263 Peterson
Revisor No.: 15-0216
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: School tickets and admissions sales tax exemption permanency
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201543Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 99 Metzen; Wiger; Jensen; Sparks; Housley
HF 42 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-1241
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Ice centers indoor air quality improvement bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201568Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 102 Bonoff; Metzen; Jensen; Ortman; Benson
HF 63 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-0880
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Active trade or business income maximum income tax rate
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201568Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 104 Goodwin; Cohen; Metzen; Scalze; Torres Ray
HF 160 Laine
Revisor No.: 15-0923
Topic: Legal Proceedings
Short Description: Housing warranties breaches prevailing vendee or owner attorney fees recovery
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201569Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 135 Latz; Pederson, J.; Metzen; Goodwin; Housley
HF 458 Loonan
Revisor No.: 15-0695
Topic: Insurance-Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Motor vehicle insurer conduct in collision cases regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201573Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 138 Bonoff; Petersen, B.; Metzen; Sparks; Pratt
HF 328 Loon
Revisor No.: 15-1170
Topic: Investments and Securities
Short Description: MNvest registration exemption for crowdfunding transactions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201574Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 139 Lourey; Hayden; Sheran; Jensen; Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-1585
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: MNsure state agency designation; MNsure board and legislative oversight committee elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201574Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to State and Local Government
02/09/2015230aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Health, Human Services and Housing
02/26/2015411aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Commerce


SF 201 Pederson, J.; Tomassoni; Sparks; Metzen
HF 539 Theis
Revisor No.: 15-1352
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Construction code six-year cycle and 12-month implementation requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201589Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 269 Rest; Metzen; Newman; Jensen; Pederson, J.
HF 594 Anderson, M.
Revisor No.: 15-0221
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Aviation taxes dedication to the state airports fund
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2015115Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety
02/19/2015329aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 270 Schmit; Pederson, J.; Dibble; Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-1776
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Business relocation revolving loan fund establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2015116Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety
02/02/2015194Author added Metzen


SF 280 Metzen; Saxhaug; Miller; Bonoff; Eaton
HF 488 Knoblach
Revisor No.: 15-1710
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Labor agreements and compensation plans ratification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2015117Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2015Referred to State and Local Government
02/19/2015321Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance


SF 292 Clausen; Sieben; Metzen; Carlson
HF 48 Wills
Revisor No.: 15-1201
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Dakota county road #42 and trunk highway #52 interchange bond issuance and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2015126Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 324 Koenen; Gazelka; Ingebrigtsen; Saxhaug; Metzen
HF 69 Davids
Revisor No.: 15-1303
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Vendor sales and use tax allowance authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2015131Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 339 Hann; Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-1313
Topic: Real Estate
Short Description: Office of ombudsman for common interest communities establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2015134Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2015Referred to Judiciary
02/12/2015282Author added Metzen


SF 360 Metzen
HF 469 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-2012
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights InverWood golf course liquor license authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015161Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 361 Metzen
HF 949 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-1843
Topic: Taxation-Estate
Short Description: Estate tax single exclusion amount establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015161Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 363 Metzen; Clausen; Senjem; Carlson
HF 432 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-1992
Topic: Appropriations
Short Description: Corridors of commerce program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015162Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Finance


SF 368 Lourey; Metzen
HF 574 Sundin
Revisor No.: 15-1879
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Carlton county Sawyer recreation tax levy authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015162Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 373 Metzen; Dahle; Gazelka; Jensen; Reinert
Revisor No.: 15-1309
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Liquor statutes relating to brewers and other providers of alcoholic beverages recodification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015163Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 377 Hall; Senjem; Gazelka; Metzen; Thompson
Revisor No.: 15-0610
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul I-35E speed limit increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015164Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 381 Clausen; Carlson; Metzen
HF 412 Wills
Revisor No.: 15-1820
Topic: Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Short Description: Nonprofit fundraising events sales tax exemption threshold for duration of premises leases modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015164Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 393 Metzen; Sieben; Wiger; Osmek; Limmer
HF 908 Pugh
Revisor No.: 15-1661
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Inflow and infiltration reduction programs grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015166Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Finance


SF 423 Metzen; Tomassoni; Saxhaug; Housley; Dziedzic
HF 634 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-1927
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Mighty Ducks indoor ice facilities air handling systems grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015171Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 444 Franzen; Gazelka; Metzen; Bonoff; Dahms
Revisor No.: 15-1825
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Payroll card account for payment of wages regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015182Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 474 Lourey; Benson; Gazelka; Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-1903
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Health care regulatory review task force creation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015187Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing
02/12/2015252aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State and Local Government
03/02/2015Comm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Commerce


SF 477 Metzen; Sieben; Tomassoni
HF 511 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-2157
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Economic development, redevelopment and job creation programs and projects for second class city grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015187Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2015Referred to Finance


SF 483 Clausen; Cohen; Metzen; Sparks; Senjem
HF 726 Wills
Revisor No.: 15-1756
Topic: Zoos
Short Description: Minnesota zoological bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015188Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 507 Marty; Senjem; Rest; Metzen; Ruud
HF 541 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-1943
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Personal care products containing microbeads sale prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015192Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
02/05/2015221Authors added Rest; Metzen; Ruud
02/12/2015258aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Commerce


SF 554 Skoe; Wiger; Sparks; Koenen; Metzen
HF 747 Davids
Revisor No.: 15-2132
Topic: Taxation-Estate
Short Description: Qualified small business and qualified farm property estate tax subtraction increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015210Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Taxes
02/09/2015246Author added Metzen


SF 605 Clausen; Senjem; Rosen; Jensen; Metzen
HF 863 Franson
Revisor No.: 15-1689
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Autism spectrum disorder insurance coverage modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015219Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 669 Saxhaug; Tomassoni; Metzen
HF 1065 Uglem
Revisor No.: 15-2351
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Aquatic invasive species trailer decal requirements and fees modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2015241Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
02/19/2015333aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 732 Metzen; Dahle
HF 746 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-2262
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Income tax social security benefits phased in subtraction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/12/2015265Introduction and first reading 
02/12/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 760 Clausen; Metzen; Carlson; Sieben
HF 930 Wills
Revisor No.: 15-2547
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Dakota county technical college transportation and emerging technologies renovation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/12/2015269Introduction and first reading 
02/12/2015Referred to Capital Investment
02/16/2015316Author added Sieben


SF 778 Carlson; Scalze; Metzen
HF 1020 Erhardt
Revisor No.: 15-2048
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Municipal street improvement districts establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/12/2015272Introduction and first reading 
02/12/2015Referred to State and Local Government
02/16/2015316Author added Metzen
02/19/2015369Author stricken Hall


SF 782 Jensen; Metzen; Gazelka; Dahms
HF 864 Sanders
Revisor No.: 15-2646
Topic: Insurance
Short Description: Insurance fraud prevention regulations modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/12/2015273Introduction and first reading 
02/12/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 804 Metzen
HF 843 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-2198
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Jobs and economic development appropriations; career pathways grant program; guaranteed energy savings platform account; financial exploitation modifications; utility assessment account
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/12/2015277Introduction and first reading 
02/12/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 852 Metzen
HF 927 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-2436
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: West St. Paul South Robert street reconstruction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2015306Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 873 Osmek; Gazelka; Goodwin; Metzen; Pratt
HF 1048 Hertaus
Revisor No.: 15-1726
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Fair repair requirements for manufacturers of digital electronic equipment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2015309Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 917 Hayden; Eken; Metzen; Eaton; Benson
HF 1038 Baker
Revisor No.: 15-2697
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Opioid analgesics with abuse-deterrent properties health insurance coverage requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015355Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 934 Franzen; Sheran; Rosen; Metzen; Marty
HF 1060 Albright
Revisor No.: 15-2766
Topic: Drugs and Medicine
Short Description: Prescription drug coverage utilization review and prior authorization requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015358Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 957 Jensen; Gazelka; Dahms; Metzen; Kent
Revisor No.: 15-2630
Topic: Insurance-Motor Vehicles
Short Description: No-fault automobile insurance reform issues task force establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015362Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 963 Metzen
HF 1185 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-2864
Topic: Taxation-Gambling
Short Description: Lawful gambling tax rates reductions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015362Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 964 Metzen
HF 950 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-2850
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: School organization sale of group health policies regulations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015363Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 989 Metzen; Westrom
HF 1078 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 15-2859
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: State agencies accommodation reimbursement expenses and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015366Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 997 Jensen; Pappas; Nelson; Metzen; Housley
HF 954 Schomacker
Revisor No.: 15-2105
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Long-term care insurance partnership policy minimum permitted inflation protection reduction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015368Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1006 Tomassoni; Metzen; Sheran; Lourey
Revisor No.: 15-2860
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Employment support services to persons with mental illness appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015388Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Finance


SF 1038 Metzen; Gazelka; Kent; Dahle; Dahms
Revisor No.: 15-2882
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Insurance fraud prevention account funding modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015393Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1039 Metzen; Pederson, J.; Tomassoni; Senjem; Kent
HF 1167 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-2276
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Deputy registrar electronic medium records storage authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015393Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 1043 Jensen; Metzen; Gazelka; Housley; Pappas
HF 1127 Loon
Revisor No.: 15-2987
Topic: Banks and Financial Institutions
Short Description: Savings promotion raffles by financial institutions authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015394Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1108 Kent; Gazelka; Jensen; Metzen; Senjem
Revisor No.: 15-2824
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Proof of insurance requirement prior to motor vehicle or motorcycle registration, reregistration or ownership transfer
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015431Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 1123 Senjem; Sheran; Metzen; Koenen
HF 1056 Norton
Revisor No.: 15-2904
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Lifesaver grant program to locate lost or wandering mentally impaired persons establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015434Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 1131 Pappas; Housley; Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-2911
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Wine transfers between liquor stores authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015435Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1133 Stumpf; Eken; Sparks; Ingebrigtsen; Metzen
HF 1240 Fabian
Revisor No.: 15-2461
Topic: Disasters
Short Description: Flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015435Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1142 Metzen
HF 1273 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-2828
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Dakota county Big Rivers regional trail trailhead grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015437Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1147 Latz; Pratt; Metzen; Dziedzic; Newman
HF 953 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 15-2751
Topic: Mortgages and Deeds
Short Description: Mortgage foreclosure advertisement publication requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015438Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 1171 Cohen; Pappas; Metzen; Scalze
HF 1267 Pinto
Revisor No.: 15-2472
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Crosby Farms Regional Park environmental learning center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015442Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1227 Skoe; Stumpf; Metzen; Senjem; Gazelka
HF 1176 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 15-2413
Topic: Gambling and Lottery
Short Description: Lawful gambling taxes modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1231 Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-2577
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Minnesota Filipino veterans memorial establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Finance


SF 1238 Metzen; Housley; Hoffman
HF 1090 Sanders
Revisor No.: 15-2202
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Sunday liquor 8:00 a.m. on-sale opening time authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1254 Pratt; Metzen; Gazelka; Reinert
Revisor No.: 15-3061
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: MNsure expanded access to small business health care tax credit federal approval requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SR 71 Sparks; Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-2083
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring rockabilly artist Robby Vee
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015194Introduction 
02/02/2015194Referred to Rules and Administration