2015 - 2016
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE EIGHTY-NINE LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2015 - 2016

Metzen
Chief and Co-Author List
Saturday, July 4, 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 facility insurance sales regulations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201540Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Commerce
03/12/2015763aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/12/2015772Second reading 
04/16/20151815General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance
05/06/20153312Comm report: To pass 
05/06/20153392Second reading 
05/11/20153455HF substituted on General Orders HF177


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
03/19/2015996Comm report: No recommendation 
03/19/20151046Second reading 
See SF2101, Art. 8 (modified)


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
03/04/2015545aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State and Local Government
03/12/2015785Withdrawn and re-referred to Judiciary
03/18/2015957aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 12-13 (First Special Session)


SF 139 Lourey; Hayden; Sheran; Jensen; Metzen
HF 1496 Schultz
Revisor No.: 15-1585
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: MNsure state agency designation and regulation; 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
03/19/2015991aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See SF1458


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
See SF2101, Art. 6


SF 269 Rest; Metzen; Newman; Pederson, J.; Reinert
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
04/17/20151876Author stricken Jensen
04/17/2015Author added Reinert
04/21/20152079Comm report: To pass 
04/21/20152079Second reading 
04/21/20152080General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Taxes


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
05/06/20153295Comm report: To pass 
05/06/20153298Second reading 
05/11/20153461Special Order 
05/11/20153461Third reading Passed 
05/15/20153569Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/15/15
Governor's action Approval 05/19/15
Secretary of State Chapter 47 05/19/15
Effective date 05/20/15


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
HF 1959 Youakim
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
See SF1238, Art. 2, Sec. 10


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
HF 1293 Sanders
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
See SF1238, Art. 1


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
HF 1631 Schultz
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
03/02/2015462aComm 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
See SF2101, Art. 5


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
See SF1764, Art. 3, Sec. 7


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
03/11/2015635aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary
04/07/20151449aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 2, 11 (First Special Session)


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 855 Fischbach; Rosen; Ortman; Ruud; Metzen
HF 407 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 15-1596
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Long-term care insurance tax credit increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2015306Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2015Referred to Taxes
03/11/2015686Author added Metzen


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; prescription drug advisory council establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015358Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing
03/16/2015793aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Commerce
03/19/2015991aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State and Local Government
03/23/20151093aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See SF1458


SF 957 Jensen; Gazelka; Dahms; Metzen; Kent
HF 1979 Hoppe
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
03/11/2015637aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State and Local Government
03/16/2015837aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Rules and Administration
04/16/20151733Comm report: To pass 
04/16/20151740Second reading 
04/16/20151815General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance
See HF, Art. 3, Sec. 25


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
03/25/20151312aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 997 Jensen; Pappas; Nelson; Metzen; Housley
HF 954 Schomacker
Revisor No.: 15-2105
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Disability income coverage regulation; long-term care insurance partnership policy minimum permitted inflation protection reduction; long-term care policy rate recommendations by commissioner of commerce authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015368Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Commerce
03/04/2015515aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/04/2015521Second reading 
04/21/20152083Special Order 
04/21/20152083Third reading Passed 
05/07/20153429Returned from House with amendment 
05/07/20153429Senate not concur, conference committee of 3 requested 
05/07/20153433Senate conferees Jensen; Metzen; Gazelka
05/12/20153520House conferees Schomacker; Hoppe; Atkins
05/17/20153596cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/16/2015Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/16/20153598Third reading 
05/16/20153599House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/16/15
Governor's action Approval 05/19/15
Secretary of State Chapter 59 05/19/15


SF 1006 Tomassoni; Metzen; Sheran; Lourey
HF 1405 Metsa
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
See HF3, Art. 1, Sec. 2 (First Special Session)


SF 1038 Metzen; Gazelka; Kent; Dahle; Dahms
HF 1290 Loonan
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
03/11/2015641aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


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 and agents electronic medium records storage authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015393Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety
03/25/20151309aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary
04/07/20151449aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/07/20151490Second reading 


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
03/04/2015515aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State and Local Government
03/12/2015772Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary
03/18/2015958Comm report: To pass 
03/18/2015962Second reading 
05/04/20153225HF substituted on General Orders HF1127


SF 1108 Kent; Gazelka; Jensen; Metzen; Senjem
HF 1566 Hoppe
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
03/11/2015644Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Commerce
03/12/2015763Comm report: To pass 
03/12/2015772Second reading 
04/07/20151493General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance
See SF1647, Art. 2, Sec. 27


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
03/12/2015785Withdrawn and re-referred to Finance
See SF406, Art. 1, Sec. 11; Art. 2, Sec. 16


SF 1131 Pappas; Housley; Metzen
HF 1399 Anderson, S.
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
03/25/20151291aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/25/20151353Second reading 
04/14/20151553aSpecial Order: Amended 
04/14/20151554Third reading Passed 
05/01/20153213Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/01/15
05/04/20153222Governor's action Approval 05/01/15
05/04/20153222Secretary of State Chapter 14 05/01/15
Effective date 07/01/15


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
03/02/2015493Introduction 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
03/02/2015494Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Finance


SF 1238 Metzen; Housley; Hoffman
HF 1090 Sanders
Revisor No.: 15-2202
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Omnibus liquor bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015495Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Commerce
03/26/20151365aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/26/20151392Second reading 
04/16/20151745Special Order 
04/16/20151745Third reading Passed 
04/29/20153148Returned from House with amendment 
04/29/20153149Senate concurred and repassed bill 
04/29/20153149Third reading 
Presentment date 05/01/15
05/04/20153222Governor's action Approval 05/01/15
05/04/20153222Secretary of State Chapter 9 05/01/15
Effective date Various Dates


SF 1254 Pratt; Metzen; Gazelka; Reinert
HF 1316 Albright
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
03/02/2015498Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing
See SF139, Sec. 14


SF 1268 Carlson; Metzen
HF 1299 Masin
Revisor No.: 15-3149
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Eagan tax increment financing (TIF) district five-year rule extension authorization modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015500Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Taxes
03/04/2015534Author added Metzen


SF 1306 Sparks; Dahms; Weber; Metzen
HF 1235 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 15-1875
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farmer-lender mediation program debt requirement amount for mediation notice modification and program extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015522Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 1321 Dziedzic; Gazelka; Limmer; Metzen; Latz
HF 1586 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 15-2743
Topic: Trade Practices
Short Description: Bad faith assertions of patent infringement prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015524Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1322 Hall; Anderson; Torres Ray; Metzen; Nelson
HF 1468 Peterson
Revisor No.: 15-3246
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: School-age child program human services licensure exclusion expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015525Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 1328 Tomassoni; Eaton; Metzen; Goodwin; Carlson
HF 1225 Melin
Revisor No.: 15-3031
Topic: Wages and Salaries
Short Description: Wage Theft Protection Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015526Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 1331 Cohen; Pappas; Metzen; Rosen; Hawj
HF 1487 Hausman
Revisor No.: 15-2986
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Minnesota Museum of American Art improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015526Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1342 Metzen
HF 1114 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-2993
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: Minnesota state retirement system (MSRS) allowable service credit purchase authorization for excluded pre-1995 seasonal department of revenue employment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015528Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to State and Local Government
See SF1398, Art. 11, Sec. 6


SF 1350 Metzen
HF 1461 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-3384
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick Memorial highway designation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015529Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety
03/26/20151384aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/26/20151392Second reading 
05/08/20153441Special Order 
05/08/20153441Third reading Passed 
05/15/20153569Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/15/15
Governor's action Approval 05/19/15
Secretary of State Chapter 51 05/19/15
Effective date 05/20/15


SF 1351 Metzen
HF 1191 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-3066
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Silver alert system establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015529Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 1387 Tomassoni; Metzen
HF 293 Sanders
Revisor No.: 15-1677
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Minnesota golf license plate contribution collection date modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015565Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Finance
See SF1647, Art. 2, Sec. 49


SF 1399 Reinert; Metzen; Senjem; Sparks; Tomassoni
HF 1530 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 15-2666
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Endow Minnesota program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015567Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1444 Sparks; Gazelka; Limmer; Metzen
HF 1472 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 15-3110
Topic: Mortgages and Deeds
Short Description: Mortgage foreclosure sales modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015575Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Judiciary
03/25/20151317aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/25/20151353Second reading 
04/13/20151545Special Order 
04/13/20151545Third reading Passed 
05/01/20153213Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/01/15
05/04/20153222Governor's action Approval 05/01/15
05/04/20153222Secretary of State Chapter 13 05/01/15
Effective date Sec. 1 05/02/15; Sec. 2-3 08/01/15


SF 1512 Hoffman; Sparks; Metzen; Wiger; Limmer
HF 1524 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 15-0598
Topic: Legal Proceedings
Short Description: Interest rate on verdicts, awards, and judgments modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2015608Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 1530 Hoffman; Metzen; Lourey; Sheran; Rosen
HF 1587 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 15-3465
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Health plans freedom of choice for pharmacy services requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2015611Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2015Referred to Commerce
03/16/2015910Author added Rosen
03/19/2015990aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Health, Human Services and Housing
03/23/20151087Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance
See SF1458


SF 1552 Metzen; Limmer; Koenen
HF 1262 Hackbarth
Revisor No.: 15-2632
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Upper St. Anthony lock and dam closure grant program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2015615Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 1585 Metzen
HF 1692 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-3649
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Charter school students extracurricular activities participation in resident district authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2015675Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2015Referred to Education


SF 1586 Metzen
HF 1532 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-3274
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Noncompete agreements between employers and employees economic impact report requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2015675Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 1610 Metzen; Tomassoni; Wiger; Dahle; Stumpf
Revisor No.: 15-3529
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Mighty ducks air handling systems grants for indoor ice facilities bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2015679Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1645 Metzen
HF 1693 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-3633
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Unclaimed property requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2015684Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2015Referred to Commerce
03/26/20151361aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/26/20151392Second reading 


SF 1650 Carlson; Clausen; Senjem; Metzen; Wiger
HF 1418 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 15-2760
Topic: Councils
Short Description: Black Minnesotans Council duties and powers expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2015685Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 1679 Dziedzic; Jensen; Goodwin; Gazelka; Metzen
HF 1783 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 15-2796
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Transportation network companies financial responsibility
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015777Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Commerce
03/18/2015917aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Transportation and Public Safety
03/23/20151090aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary
04/07/20151483aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/07/20151490Second reading 
04/30/20153184Special Order 
04/30/20153184Laid on table 
04/30/2015Taken from table 
04/30/20153184Third reading Passed 
05/15/20153569Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/15/15
Governor's action Approval 05/19/15
Secretary of State Chapter 48 05/19/15
Effective date 07/01/15


SF 1689 Carlson; Metzen; Gazelka; Eken; Sparks
HF 1408 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 15-2522
Topic: Buildings and Building Codes
Short Description: Water conditioning installation requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015778Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 1696 Franzen; Benson; Metzen
HF 1850 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 15-3537
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Continuing care at home program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015780Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1738 Metzen
HF 1798 Lien
Revisor No.: 15-3574
Topic: Gambling and Lottery
Short Description: Electronic paddlewheels establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/2015895Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 1866 Metzen; Pederson, J.; Dibble
Revisor No.: 15-3344
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Local road improvement fund provisions modifications, bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/2015969Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2015Referred to Finance


SF 1867 Carlson; Clausen; Metzen
HF 1951 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-3657
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Cooperative electric associations to file for public utilities commission (PUC) review adjustments for property taxes
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/2015969Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2015Referred to Environment and Energy


SF 1919 Dziedzic; Bakk; Metzen; Hann; Reinert
Revisor No.: 15-3671
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Sunday growlers off-sale authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20151052Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2015Referred to Commerce
03/23/20151224Author stricken Gazelka
03/23/2015Author added Reinert
See SF1238, Art. 2, Sec. 2-3


SF 1963 Hayden; Bakk; Eken; Saxhaug; Metzen
HF 2085 Clark
Revisor No.: 15-3835
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Minneapolis Norway House conference and event center grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/20151354Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1964 Metzen; Stumpf; Tomassoni; Housley; Saxhaug
HF 2126 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 15-3987
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Mighty ducks indoor air quality improvement grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/20151354Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2015Referred to Capital Investment
See SF888, Art. 2, Sec. 38


SF 1980 Metzen
HF 1938 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 15-3799
Topic: Workers Compensation
Short Description: Workers compensation self-insurance program modification and reports requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/20151357Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1998 Hawj; Tomassoni; Metzen; Ingebrigtsen; Scalze
HF 2171 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-3824
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Eastside Enterprise Center grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20151395Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2015Referred to Finance
See SF2101, Art. 5


SF 1999 Hawj; Tomassoni; Metzen; Ingebrigtsen; Scalze
HF 2170 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 15-3823
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Asian Economic Development Association grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20151395Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2015Referred to Finance
See SF2101, Art. 5


SF 2002 Metzen; Saxhaug; Tomassoni; Housley; Gazelka
HF 2288 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4049
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Mighty Ducks grants appropriation; ice facilities indoor air quality improvements and elimination of R-22 grant criteria modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20151396Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2015Referred to Finance
See SF888, Art. 2, Sec. 38


SF 2010 Pappas; Rosen; Sparks; Metzen
HF 2290 Smith
Revisor No.: 15-3798
Topic: Gambling and Lottery
Short Description: State lottery authority to sell tickets online and through self-service devices restriction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20151397Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 2051 Clausen; Metzen; Carlson
HF 1006 Wills
Revisor No.: 15-2827
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Rosemount Mississippi River regional trail segment construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/13/20151515Introduction and first reading 
04/13/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2092 Metzen; Tomassoni
HF 2102 Mullery
Revisor No.: 15-4001
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Economic growth in emerging markets appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/17/20151873Introduction and first reading 
04/17/2015Referred to Finance


SF 2134 Limmer; Hann; Metzen; Stumpf; Rosen
HF 2249 Petersburg
Revisor No.: 15-4217
Topic: Historic Sites and Historical Societies
Short Description: Capitol construction workers memorial plaque or marker establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/29/20153148Introduction and first reading 
04/29/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 2163 Eaton; Dahle; Bakk; Metzen; Hawj
Revisor No.: 15-4153
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Minnesota Health Plan establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/11/20153456Introduction and first reading 
05/11/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 2175 Carlson; Metzen
HF 2330 Masin
Revisor No.: 15-4322
Topic: Disabilities and Access
Short Description: Long-term disability insurance standard of review provisions prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/14/20153560Introduction and first reading 
05/14/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 2182 Metzen
HF 2326 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4392
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights Mississippi river regional trail connection bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153571Introduction and first reading 
05/15/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2183 Metzen
HF 2324 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4390
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Inver Grove heights Mississippi River regional trail connection appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153571Introduction and first reading 
05/15/2015Referred to Finance


SF 2184 Metzen
HF 2325 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4391
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights Swing Bridge Park improvements appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153571Introduction and first reading 
05/15/2015Referred to Finance


SF 2185 Metzen
HF 2327 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4393
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights Swing Bridge Park improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153571Introduction and first reading 
05/15/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2198 Metzen; Gazelka; Jensen; Benson
HF 2338 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 15-4333
Topic: Insurance
Short Description: Health care sharing ministries insurance law exemption establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153593Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 2199 Metzen
HF 2349 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4425
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights railroad-highway crossing quiet zone establishment bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153594Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2200 Metzen
HF 2348 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4423
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights Heritage Village park improvements grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153594Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2201 Metzen
HF 2350 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4421
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights Inver Wood golf course improvements grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153594Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2202 Metzen
HF 2352 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4419
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights Broderick Boulevard reconstruction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153594Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2203 Metzen
HF 2351 Atkins
Revisor No.: 15-4426
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Inver Grove Heights Veterans Memorial community center improvements grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153594Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2205 Jensen; Metzen
HF 2339 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 15-4363
Topic: Insurance-Motor Vehicles
Short Description: No-fault automobile insurance regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153595Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Commerce


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


SR 128 Champion; Hayden; Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-4052
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Stevie Wonder for his contributions to music and his charitable works
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/07/20151493Introduction 
04/07/20151493Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 137 Metzen
Revisor No.: 15-4210
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Henry Sibley High School Students Against Destructive Decisions on receiving a Promising Practices Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/17/20151877Introduction 
04/17/20151877Referred to Rules and Administration