2015 - 2016
SENATE INDEX

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

AUTHOR LIST


2015 - 2016

Sieben
Chief and Co-Author List
Sunday, September 25, 2016


SF 1 Jensen; Dahle; Pratt; Weber; Sieben
HF 164 Knoblach
Revisor No.: 15-1236
Topic: Disasters
Short Description: Disaster assistance deficiency funding appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201536Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Finance
01/12/201555Author added Pratt
01/15/201577Author added Weber
01/20/201582aComm report: To pass as amended 
01/20/201583Second reading 
01/20/201594Author added Sieben
01/22/2015119aSpecial Order: Amended 
01/22/2015120Third reading Passed 
01/29/2015139Returned from House 
Presentment date 01/27/15
01/29/2015138Governor's action Approval 01/27/15
01/29/2015139Secretary of State Chapter 2 01/27/15
Effective date 01/28/15


SF 6 Hoffman; Sieben; Johnson; Franzen; Dahle
HF 46 Murphy, E.
Revisor No.: 15-1279
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Universal all-day preschool for four-year-old students funding
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201537Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Finance


SF 83 Sieben
HF 84 Schoen
Revisor No.: 15-1277
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Washington county Grey Cloud Slough habitat improvement appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/201554Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2015Referred to Finance


SF 84 Sieben
HF 83 Schoen
Revisor No.: 15-1286
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Grey Cloud Slough bridge bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/201554Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 93 Dibble; Cohen; Marty; Sieben
Revisor No.: 15-1322
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Equal Rights Amendment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201567Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Judiciary
01/22/2015118Authors stricken Johnson; Latz; Rosen; Sheran
01/26/2015136Chief author stricken, shown as co-author Cohen
01/26/2015Chief author added Dibble
02/05/2015220Author added Marty
02/12/2015282Author added Sieben


SF 131 Sieben; Saxhaug; Dziedzic
HF 68 McNamara
Revisor No.: 15-0926
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Veterans homes cost of care calculations modifications and personal needs allowance adjustments authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201573Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Finance


SF 192 Sieben; Schmit; Kent
HF 757 McNamara
Revisor No.: 15-1449
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Red Rock corridor transitway Washington county regional railroad authority grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201588Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 193 Sieben; Schmit; Kent
HF 758 McNamara
Revisor No.: 15-1450
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Red Rock corridor transitway regional railroad authority Washington county grant from the Metropolitan council
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201588Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Finance


SF 205 Carlson; Sieben; Clausen
HF 337 Sanders
Revisor No.: 15-0572
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Campaign finance and public disclosure board policy provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201590Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Rules and Administration
02/19/2015340aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary
03/09/2015589aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/09/2015597Second reading 
05/11/20153462aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/11/20153463Third reading Passed 
05/16/20153590Returned from House with amendment 
05/16/20153590Senate not concur, conference committee of 3 requested 
05/16/20153596Senate conferees Carlson; Sieben; Rest
05/17/20153605House conferees Sanders; Nash; Nelson
05/17/20153824cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/17/2015Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/17/20153838Third reading 
05/18/20154577House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/20/15
4866Governor's action Approval 05/22/15
4867Secretary of State Chapter 73 05/22/15


SF 208 Latz; Dziedzic; Koenen; Sieben; Thompson
HF 473 Youakim
Revisor No.: 15-1302
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Property tax valuation exclusion for homestead and commercial-industrial property improvements expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201590Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Taxes
01/21/2015109Author added Thompson


SF 214 Carlson; Sieben; Rest; Marty
HF 2015 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 15-1350
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Campaign finance provisions modifications; expressly advocating definition modification; electioneering communications regulations; prorating modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201591Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Rules and Administration


SF 262 Hawj; Sieben; Hoffman; Torres Ray
HF 174 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 15-0862
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Number of voters an individual is allowed to assist in marking ballots increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2015114Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2015Referred to Rules and Administration
02/12/2015282Author added Torres Ray


SF 263 Hawj; Stumpf; Sieben; Scalze
HF 256 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-1358
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Pig's Eye regional park improvements grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2015114Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 264 Hawj; Sieben; Scalze; Kent
HF 255 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-1357
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Ramsey county Battle Creek winter recreation area grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/22/2015115Introduction and first reading 
01/22/2015Referred to Capital Investment


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 326 Sieben; Senjem; Pappas; Dahle; Bonoff
HF 884 Wills
Revisor No.: 15-0149
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Minnesota children's museum appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2015131Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2015Referred to Finance
04/16/20151744Author added Bonoff


SF 371 Hawj; Cohen; Sieben; Kent; Wiger
HF 760 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-1229
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: East metro rail corridor bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015163Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 372 Hawj; Cohen; Sieben; Kent; Wiger
HF 761 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-1228
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: East metro rail corridor appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015163Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Capital Investment


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 414 Sieben; Hayden; Eken; Hoffman; Carlson
HF 2036 Bernardy
Revisor No.: 15-1905
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Early voting authorization and procedure establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015169Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Rules and Administration


SF 455 Sieben; Eken
HF 840 Sanders
Revisor No.: 15-0931
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Omnibus elections bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015183Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2015Referred to Rules and Administration
03/12/2015707aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Transportation and Public Safety
03/12/2015784Author added Eken
03/16/2015844Comm report: To pass and re-referred to State and Local Government
03/18/2015924Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary
03/23/20151063aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
05/06/20153310aComm report: To pass as amended 
05/06/20153392Second reading 
05/11/20153493aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/11/20153515Third reading Passed 
05/16/20153591Returned from House with amendment 
05/16/20153591Senate not concur, conference committee of 3 requested 
05/16/20153596Senate conferees Sieben; Eken; Carlson
05/17/20153606House conferees Sanders; O'Driscoll; Nash
05/17/20153776cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/17/2015Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/17/20153809Third reading 
05/17/20154255House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/20/15
4866Governor's action Approval 05/22/15
4867Secretary of State Chapter 70 05/22/15


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 HF2749, Art. 7, Sec. 2, clause (i)


SF 539 Bonoff; by request; Benson; Sieben
HF 1962 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 15-0887
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Recall elections for school board members authorization; school board authority to remove members elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015208Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Rules and Administration
02/26/2015450Author added Sieben


SF 573 Hawj; Pappas; Scalze; Kent; Sieben
HF 494 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-2122
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Wakan Tipi center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015213Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 591 Wiger; Marty; Sieben; Benson
HF 2138 Fischer
Revisor No.: 15-2406
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Trapping without written permission on private land not posted prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015217Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
02/16/2015315Author added Benson
See SF1303, Sec. 28 (similar)


SF 660 Carlson; Tomassoni; Sieben
HF 679 Johnson, B.
Revisor No.: 15-1693
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Public office candidates affidavits of residency filing requirement; petition in place of filing fee modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2015239Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2015Referred to Rules and Administration


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 779 Sieben; Rest; Hawj; Schmit; Bakk
HF 580 Winkler
Revisor No.: 15-2357
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Minnesota paid family and medical leave program analysis, report requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/12/2015272Introduction and first reading 
02/12/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development
03/25/20151307aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See HF3, Art. 2, Sec. 22 (First Special Session)


SF 875 Hawj; Scalze; Marty; Pappas; Sieben
HF 896 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 15-2774
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese garden appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2015309Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2015Referred to Finance


SF 986 Carlson; Sieben; Clausen; Dahle
HF 1085 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-2624
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Reckless driving misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor penalties
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015366Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety
03/04/2015534Author added Metzen
03/25/20151311aComm report: Amended, No recommendation, re-referred to Judiciary
04/07/20151451aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/07/20151490Second reading 
04/28/20152935Special Order 
04/28/20152935Third reading Passed 
04/30/20153180Author stricken Metzen
See SF878, Art. 6, Sec. 3-4


SF 1003 Sieben
HF 1082 Schoen
Revisor No.: 15-2772
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Washington county tax-forfeited land bordering public water conveyance authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015388Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
See SF1406, Sec. 28


SF 1085 Pappas; Sieben; Latz; Dahle; Tomassoni
HF 1093 Thissen
Revisor No.: 15-2846
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Working Parents Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015401Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 1134 Koenen; Hall; Sheran; Sieben
HF 1104 Lohmer
Revisor No.: 15-2129
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Community supervision funding formula divide between county and corrections department establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015435Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Finance


SF 1182 Saxhaug; Stumpf; Bonoff; Sieben; Miller
HF 1946 Lillie
Revisor No.: 15-1872
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Minnesota Public Radio, Inc. grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/2015443Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2015Referred to Finance


SF 1228 Sieben; Carlson; Cohen
HF 1614 Nelson
Revisor No.: 15-3184
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Elections emergency planning task force establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015494Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Rules and Administration
See SF455, Art. 1, Sec. 61-62


SF 1261 Marty; Eaton; Hayden; Sieben; Dibble
HF 646 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 15-2305
Topic: Pollution and Pollution Control Agency (PCA)
Short Description: Air pollution reductions health care costs impact analysis
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015499Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 1269 Sieben; Goodwin; Dziedzic
HF 1247 Laine
Revisor No.: 15-3155
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Incarcerated women needs addressed relating to pregnancy and childbirth issues and use of restraints report requirement; nonprofit organizations awards; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015500Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Judiciary
03/25/20151318aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See SF878, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 2, Art. 5, Sec. 2-5


SF 1270 Pappas; Sieben
HF 1232 Quam
Revisor No.: 15-1942
Topic: Crimes and Criminals
Short Description: Sex trafficking offenses, data privacy, evidence, crime victim protections, sex crime defenses, and criminal penalty provisions modifications and clarifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015501Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Judiciary
04/07/20151489aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/07/20151490Second reading 
05/05/20153272Special Order 
05/05/20153272Third reading Passed 
See SF878, Art. 6, Sec. 11-13, 15,18


SF 1278 Pappas; Eaton; Sheran; Sieben; Wiklund
HF 1165 Murphy, E.
Revisor No.: 15-2951
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Contraceptive Health Equity and Employee Rights Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015502Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 1339 Sieben; Kent
HF 1279 Schoen
Revisor No.: 15-3174
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Cottage Grove and Woodbury health and emergency response occupations (HERO) center project prior appropriation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015527Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Capital Investment
04/16/20151744Author added Kent


SF 1346 Sieben; Marty; Hayden; Carlson
HF 1449 Schultz
Revisor No.: 15-3347
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Driver's license, instruction permit, and identification card applicants automatic voter registration
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015529Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Rules and Administration
03/12/2015785Author added Carlson


SF 1377 Sieben; Scalze; Wiger; Marty
HF 1795 Hansen
Revisor No.: 15-0251
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Groundwater quality monitoring rulemaking modification; elevated blood lead level concentration level modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015563Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing
03/09/2015617Author added Wiger
03/18/2015938Comm report: To pass 
03/18/2015963Second reading 
03/18/2015973Author added Marty
4868Rule 47, returned to Health, Human Services and Housing
03/17/20165055Comm report: To pass 
03/17/20165092Second reading 


SF 1427 Eaton; Marty; Sieben; Schmit
HF 1412 Fabian
Revisor No.: 15-0307
Topic: Waste and Waste Management
Short Description: Electronic waste management provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015572Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
03/16/2015822aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
03/23/20165240Withdrawn and re-referred to Environment and Energy
03/30/20165337aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See HF2841


SF 1430 Marty; Hoffman; Scalze; Eaton; Sieben
HF 1329 McNamara
Revisor No.: 15-0278
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Natural resources policy and technical bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015573Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
03/16/2015820aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary
03/18/2015958Comm report: To pass and re-referred to State and Local Government
03/25/20151315aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/25/20151353Second reading 
03/26/20151398General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance
See HF846, Art. 4, 5 (vetoed)
See SF5, Art. 4, 5 (First Special Session)


SF 1431 Marty; Eaton; Sieben; Hoffman; Hawj
HF 1678 Hortman
Revisor No.: 15-0093
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Omnibus energy bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015573Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
03/23/20151190aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/23/20151218Second reading 
4868Rule 47, returned to Environment and Energy
See HF2749, Art. 6, Sec. 4


SF 1432 Marty; Hoffman; Scalze; Eaton; Sieben
HF 1326 McNamara
Revisor No.: 15-0311
Topic: Pollution and Pollution Control Agency (PCA)
Short Description: Natural resources and pollution control agency (PCA) policy and technical provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/2015573Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2015Referred to Environment and Energy
03/12/2015693aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State and Local Government
04/09/20151497aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/09/20151503Second reading 
05/11/20153463aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/11/20153488Third reading Passed 
See HF846, Art. 4, 5 (vetoed)
See SF5, Art. 4, 5 (First Special Session)


SF 1551 Sieben
Revisor No.: 15-3282
Topic: Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Short Description: Nonprofit capacity building grant program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2015615Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2015Referred to Judiciary
See SF2101, Art. 5


SF 1656 Sieben; Eaton; Marty; Hoffman; Rest
HF 1553 Schoen
Revisor No.: 15-3431
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Hazardous chemicals in children's products labeling requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015773Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Environment and Energy


SF 1658 Sieben
HF 1834 Moran
Revisor No.: 15-0194
Topic: Human Rights and Human Rights Department
Short Description: Human rights certificate of compliance and equal pay certificate requirements for public contracts modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015774Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Judiciary
03/25/20151304aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/25/20151353Second reading 
4868Rule 47, returned to Judiciary


SF 1682 Sieben; Kent; Hoffman; Clausen
HF 1716 Applebaum
Revisor No.: 15-3314
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Student loan interest refundable income tax credit and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015777Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Taxes
04/22/20152142Author added Clausen
See HF848, Art. 3, Sec. 20 (vetoed)


SF 1692 Sieben; Cohen
HF 1813 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 15-3463
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: University of Minnesota (U of M) regenerative medicine research activities appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015779Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Finance
See SF5, Art. 1, Sec. 5, Sub. 2


SF 1769 Kent; Sieben
HF 1445 Selcer
Revisor No.: 15-3341
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Teaching license revocation or denial provisions offenses list expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/2015900Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2015Referred to Education
See SF3, Art. 2, Sec. 16, 24 (First Special Session)


SF 1837 Sieben
HF 2003 Schoen
Revisor No.: 15-3887
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Bridge inspection team leaders engineering qualification certification requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/2015965Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 1838 Sieben
HF 2002 Schoen
Revisor No.: 15-3861
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Cottage Grove tax increment financing (TIF) district extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/2015965Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2015Referred to Taxes
See HF848, Art. 7, Sec. 11 (vetoed)


SF 1900 Sieben; Saxhaug; Cohen; Miller; Ingebrigtsen
HF 2030 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 15-3882
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Public television grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20151049Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2015Referred to Finance


SF 2076 Sieben
HF 526 McNamara
Revisor No.: 15-2039
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Portable toilet vehicles weight limit exception
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/14/20151550Introduction and first reading 
04/14/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety
See SF1647, Art. 2, Sec. 29


SF 2139 Sieben; Eken; Sparks; Pederson; Rosen
HF 2281 Schomacker
Revisor No.: 15-4186
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Housing infrastructure bonds to finance low-income senior housing bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/01/20153219Introduction and first reading 
05/01/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2206 Schmit; Sieben; Miller
Revisor No.: 15-4450
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Minneapolis-St. Paul and Chicago high-speed rail line connection location requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/16/20153595Introduction and first reading 
05/16/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 2381 Sieben; Carlson
HF 2688 Sanders
Revisor No.: 16-5295
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Omnibus elections bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20164911Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2016Referred to Rules and Administration
03/30/20165356aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State and Local Government
03/31/20165422Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance
04/21/20165935aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/21/20165937Second reading 
04/26/20166470aSpecial Order: Amended 
04/26/20166481Third reading Passed 
05/21/20167280Returned from House with amendment 
05/21/20167280Senate concurred and repassed bill 
05/21/20167280Third reading 
Presentment date 05/22/16
Governor's action Approval 05/22/16
Effective date Various Dates


SF 2382 Sieben; Metzen; Eken
HF 2765 Schoen
Revisor No.: 16-5869
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Washington county tax increment financing (TIF) authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20164911Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2016Referred to Taxes
03/10/20164966Author added Eken


SF 2393 Sieben; Bonoff; Weber
HF 3123 Howe
Revisor No.: 16-5897
Topic: Elections
Short Description: School board vacancy special election timeline modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20164913Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2016Referred to Rules and Administration
See SF2381, Art. 2


SF 2456 Sieben; Wiger; Kent; Pappas; Hawj
HF 2595 McNamara
Revisor No.: 16-5381
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Red Rock corridor transitway Washington county regional railroad authority grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164944Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2457 Sieben; Carlson
HF 2774 Fenton
Revisor No.: 16-5541
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Election emergency plans development requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164944Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to Rules and Administration
See SF2381, Art. 3, Sec. 3


SF 2458 Sieben; Carlson
HF 2775 Fenton
Revisor No.: 16-5540
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Election officials polling places combination or relocation authority in emergencies; polling place hours extension authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164944Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to Rules and Administration
See SF2381, Art. 3, Sec. 1-2, 4-5


SF 2481 Eken; Stumpf; Sparks; Sieben; Koenen
HF 2722 Fabian
Revisor No.: 16-5946
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164948Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2495 Sieben; Carlson; Kent; Housley
HF 2959 McNamara
Revisor No.: 16-6251
Topic: Elections
Short Description: In-person absentee voting alternative method authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164950Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to Rules and Administration
See SF2381, Art. 1, Sec. 2


SF 2520 Sieben; Wiger; Kent; Housley; Chamberlain
HF 2820 Fenton
Revisor No.: 16-5323
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Washington county community development agency establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164954Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to State and Local Government
03/23/20165220Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Taxes
See HF2956, Sec. 2-4 and 7(b)


SF 2558 Sieben; Pappas; Franzen; Bakk; Hawj
HF 2963 Metsa
Revisor No.: 16-6370
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Family and medical leave benefit insurance program establishment; wage tax imposition; rulemaking; account creation; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164961Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to State and Local Government
03/17/20165061aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary
03/21/20165142aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development
04/01/20165437aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
04/18/20165898aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes


SF 2571 Carlson; Sieben; Clausen
Revisor No.: 16-6254
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Military and overseas voters absentee ballots by e-mail or facsimile authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164963Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to Rules and Administration


SF 2579 Schmit; Sieben
HF 2854 Kelly
Revisor No.: 16-6226
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Red Wing Mississippi river walk trail and trailhead grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/10/20164964Introduction and first reading 
03/10/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2622 Clausen; Sieben
HF 2653 Wills
Revisor No.: 16-5739
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Mississippi river regional trail railroad crossing safety improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20165022Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2623 Thompson; Sieben
HF 3088 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 16-5738
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Byllesby dam bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20165022Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2660 Rosen; Weber; Dahms; Sieben
HF 2632 Cornish
Revisor No.: 16-5500
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School board vacancies appointments procedures
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20165028Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2016Referred to Rules and Administration
See SF2381, Art. 2


SF 2862 Pappas; Sieben; Franzen; Limmer; Gazelka
HF 2976 Pinto
Revisor No.: 16-6452
Topic: Crimes and Criminals-Sexual Offenses
Short Description: Minors attempt to hire for prostitution penalties increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/17/20165106Introduction and first reading 
03/17/2016Referred to Judiciary
04/04/20165494Comm report: To pass 
04/04/20165515Second reading 
04/06/20165707General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance
04/11/20165803Withdrawn 
04/11/20165803Second reading 
04/18/20165896Author added Franzen
04/26/20166467aSpecial Order: Amended 
04/26/20166468Third reading Passed 
04/27/20166492Authors added Limmer and Gazelka
See HF2749, Art. 4, Sec. 11, 15


SF 2882 Marty; Sieben
Revisor No.: 16-6519
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Capitol security officers public safety officer and survivor benefits eligibility
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/17/20165109Introduction and first reading 
03/17/2016Referred to Judiciary
03/23/20165240Withdrawn and re-referred to Transportation and Public Safety
See HF2749, Art. 14, Sec. 4


SF 2900 Sieben; Hall
HF 3295 McNamara
Revisor No.: 16-6368
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government trophies and awards purchase spending cap elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/17/20165112Introduction and first reading 
03/17/2016Referred to State and Local Government
03/23/20165220Comm report: To pass 
03/23/20165223Second reading 


SF 2951 Sieben; Schmit
HF 2667 McNamara
Revisor No.: 16-5177
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Hastings riverfront renaissance project grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/17/20165120Introduction and first reading 
03/17/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3067 Sieben
HF 3341 Fabian
Revisor No.: 16-6813
Topic: Wetlands
Short Description: Local government roads wetland replacement program bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20165163Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3068 Sieben
HF 3506 Atkins
Revisor No.: 16-5744
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Dakota county fiber-optic cable construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20165163Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3095 Sieben
Revisor No.: 16-6135
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Four-year-old prekindergarten program authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20165224Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2016Referred to Finance
See SF1935


SF 3112 Metzen; Sieben; Wiger; Scalze; Osmek
Revisor No.: 16-6729
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Metropolitan cities inflow and infiltration grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20165227Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3151 Pappas; Sieben; Carlson; Hawj
HF 3507 Nelson
Revisor No.: 16-6302
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Individual income tax suspended political contribution credit reinstatement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20165235Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2016Referred to Taxes
04/18/20165897Author added Hawj


SF 3180 Bonoff; Sieben
HF 3598 Sanders
Revisor No.: 16-6952
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Voter electronic signature for purposes of electronic rosters authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/24/20165253Introduction and first reading 
03/24/2016Referred to Rules and Administration


SF 3199 Dibble; Goodwin; Reinert; Johnson; Sieben
HF 3617 Dehn, R.
Revisor No.: 16-6913
Topic: Pets
Short Description: Animal euthanasia by nonanesthetic gas prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/24/20165256Introduction and first reading 
03/24/2016Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 3359 Marty; Sieben; Carlson
HF 3751 Bernardy
Revisor No.: 16-7011
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Activities of daily living (ADL) reimbursement system pilot program to address personal care assistant (PCA) shortage
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/30/20165382Introduction and first reading 
03/30/2016Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 3361 Hoffman; Sieben; Carlson
HF 3756 Bernardy
Revisor No.: 16-7012
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Human services background studies provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/30/20165382Introduction and first reading 
03/30/2016Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 3445 Sieben
HF 3452 Murphy, E.
Revisor No.: 16-6708
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Voluntary prekindergarten MinneK program creation; early learning scholarships age range expansion; Head Start waiting list elimination; home visiting opportunities additions; early education teacher education grants and loan forgiveness; appropriations; bond issuance
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/04/20165519Introduction and first reading 
04/04/2016Referred to Finance
See SF1935


SF 3473 Hoffman; Clausen; Sieben; Dziedzic
Revisor No.: 16-7129
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Energy storage systems income tax credit authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/06/20165706Introduction and first reading 
04/06/2016Referred to Taxes


SF 3510 Franzen; Lourey; Sieben; Pappas; Cohen
HF 3887 Flanagan
Revisor No.: 16-7313
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Capitol complex child care facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/11/20165800Introduction and first reading 
04/11/2016Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3615 Abeler; Sieben
Revisor No.: 16-7546
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Special election cycle early termination process establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/10/20166870Introduction and first reading 
05/10/2016Referred to Rules and Administration


SF 3631 Dziedzic; Sieben; Champion; Sheran
HF 4015 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 16-7591
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Lead poisoning prevention act blood lead level lowering requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/20/20167268Introduction and first reading 
05/20/2016Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SR 178 Sieben
Revisor No.: 15-4445
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Sean McAlpin for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153574Introduction 
05/15/20153574Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 179 Sieben
Revisor No.: 15-4446
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Matthew Moynihan for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153574Introduction 
05/15/20153574Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 180 Sieben
Revisor No.: 15-4443
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Michael Tappella for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153574Introduction 
05/15/20153574Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 181 Sieben
Revisor No.: 15-4444
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating William Caturia for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20153574Introduction 
05/15/20153574Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 258 Metzen; Sieben; Clausen; Carlson; Thompson
Revisor No.: 16-6230
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Brandt Richardson on the occasion of his retirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20165169Introduction 
03/21/20165169Referred to Rules and Administration