2015 - 2016
SENATE INDEX

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

AUTHOR LIST


2015 - 2016

Thompson
Chief and Co-Author List
Friday, May 29, 2015


SF 32 Petersen, B.; Thompson; Dibble; Brown; Marty
HF 327 Scott
Revisor No.: 15-0814
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment for citizen right to security from unreasonable electronic communications and data searches
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201541Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Judiciary
01/21/2015108Author added Thompson
01/22/2015117Authors added Dibble; Brown
01/26/2015135Author added Marty


SF 38 Rest; Bonoff; Thompson; Franzen; Gazelka
HF 281 Loon
Revisor No.: 15-0586
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Income tax research credit certification requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/08/201542Introduction and first reading 
01/08/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 72 Thompson; Newman; Latz
HF 262 Smith
Revisor No.: 15-0755
Topic: Real Estate
Short Description: Contract for deed documents memorials registrar retention requirement; city, county, and town approval of plats modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/201552Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2015Referred to Judiciary
01/15/201565aComm report: To pass as amended 
01/15/201566Second reading 
03/04/2015520HF substituted on General Orders HF262


SF 108 Thompson; Osmek; Brown
HF 11 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-0794
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Rochester Minneapolis/St. Paul Zip Rail line expenditures and planning prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201569Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 130 Thompson; Benson; Brown
HF 106 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-0139
Topic: Eminent Domain
Short Description: Intercity high-speed rail use contiguous land homeowner buy the farm option
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/15/201573Introduction and first reading 
01/15/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 198 Koenen; Gazelka; Thompson; Sparks; Dahms
HF 82 Loon
Revisor No.: 15-1271
Topic: Taxation-Estate
Short Description: Estate tax federal exclusion amount conformance
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201589Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Taxes


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 221 Thompson; Hann; Chamberlain; Nienow
HF 102 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-0800
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Bullying provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/20/201592Introduction and first reading 
01/20/2015Referred to Education


SF 301 Pratt; Thompson; Kiffmeyer; Newman; Pederson, J.
Revisor No.: 15-1655
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue deposit in trunk highway fund requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2015127Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 327 Newman; Thompson; Hoffman; Limmer; Kiffmeyer
HF 208 Gruenhagen
Revisor No.: 15-1280
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Public funds use to promote or defeat a ballot question prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2015132Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2015Referred to Rules and Administration


SF 354 Gazelka; Rest; Thompson; Skoe; Ortman
Revisor No.: 15-1447
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Property taxes late payments uniform penalty
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015160Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 355 Champion; Petersen, B.; Eaton; Thompson; Chamberlain
HF 342 Cornish
Revisor No.: 15-1551
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Convicted felons civil right to vote after incarceration restoration
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015160Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to Judiciary
02/23/2015385aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Rules and Administration
03/12/2015756aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/12/2015772Second reading 
See SF455, Art. 3, Sec. 5; Art. 4; Art. 5, Sec. 20
See SF878, Art. 4


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 426 Benson; Kiffmeyer; Brown; Rosen; Thompson
HF 436 Franson
Revisor No.: 15-1958
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Hands Off Child Care Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/29/2015172Introduction and first reading 
01/29/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 499 Latz; Champion; Newman; Thompson
HF 687 Scott
Revisor No.: 15-1648
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Ignition interlock device program participants driving while impaired (DWI) vehicle forfeiture law exception
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2015190Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety
02/05/2015221Withdrawn and re-referred to Judiciary
See SF1073, Sec. 18


SF 523 Newman; Thompson; Chamberlain
HF 378 Gruenhagen
Revisor No.: 15-0631
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Medical care and health insurance income tax subtraction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015205Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 555 Bonoff; Thompson; Franzen
HF 457 Applebaum
Revisor No.: 15-2062
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Metropolitan council and metropolitan mosquito control commission special taxing districts levy certification dates modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015210Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 586 Jensen; Nelson; Koenen; Thompson; Miller
HF 482 Wills
Revisor No.: 15-2005
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: State general levy automatic inflation elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015216Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 594 Benson; Thompson; Newman; Rosen; Hall
HF 419 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-1845
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: State aid to counties with higher administrative costs due to MNsure lack of functionality
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015217Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 603 Dahms; Weber; Thompson; Nienow
Revisor No.: 15-2084
Topic: Military and Military Affairs Department
Short Description: Income tax subtraction for military retirement pay establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/05/2015219Introduction and first reading 
02/05/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 625 Thompson; Gazelka; Senjem; Nelson
HF 61 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-0571
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Income and corporate franchise research tax credit limited refundability establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2015234Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2015Referred to Taxes
02/12/2015283Author added Nelson


SF 835 Osmek; Thompson; Dibble; Rest; Scalze
HF 752 Uglem
Revisor No.: 15-2215
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Metropolitan council members staggered terms and membership modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2015303Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 929 Saxhaug; Thompson; Koenen
HF 764 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 15-1442
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Modular home installation retail sale definition exclusion and sales and use tax reduction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015357Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 930 Saxhaug; Thompson; Koenen
HF 766 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 15-1441
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Manufactured home parks new property tax classification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015357Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 983 Rest; Thompson; Gazelka; Dziedzic
HF 182 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-1471
Topic: Taxation-Gasoline and Special Fuels
Short Description: Special fuel excise tax rate on compressed natural gas modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/19/2015365Introduction and first reading 
02/19/2015Referred to Finance
04/21/20152079aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/21/20152079Second reading 
04/21/20152080General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Taxes


SF 1029 Pratt; Thompson; Pederson, J.; Kiffmeyer; Saxhaug
HF 710 Koznick
Revisor No.: 15-2212
Topic: Taxation-Sales, Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue allocation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015391Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 1096 Benson; Brown; Koenen; Thompson; Hall
HF 891 Newberger
Revisor No.: 15-2401
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Solar energy permit application processing county board control
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015402Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Environment and Energy


SF 1103 Thompson; Benson
HF 518 Scott
Revisor No.: 15-1587
Topic: Marriage and Marriage Dissolution
Short Description: Marriage dissolution parenting time rebuttable presumption clarification and remedies modification; maintenance post-decree modification, income disclosure, and alternate effective date
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2015403Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2015Referred to Judiciary
03/11/2015626aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/11/2015670Second reading 
See SF1191, Art. 1, Sec. 6-9, 11


SF 1224 Chamberlain; Thompson; Housley
HF 798 Knoblach
Revisor No.: 15-2253
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: K-12 education income tax deduction and credit increases, inflation adjustments and credit extension to tuition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015493Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1253 Rest; Chamberlain; Eaton; Thompson; Dziedzic
HF 872 Albright
Revisor No.: 15-2385
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015497Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1279 Thompson; Newman; Chamberlain; Benson
HF 633 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 15-2079
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government aid (LGA) infrastructure capital project grant program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015502Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 1283 Ortman; Senjem; Thompson
HF 862 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 15-2649
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Fiber optic and communication cable installation retail sales definition clarification for sales and use tax exemptions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2015502Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1310 Eaton; Pappas; Thompson; Nienow; Lourey
HF 644 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 15-1810
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Minnesota Massage and Bodywork Therapy Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015523Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 1365 Thompson; Petersen, B.; Newman
HF 1071 McNamara
Revisor No.: 15-2562
Topic: Eminent Domain
Short Description: Local government eminent domain use for parks and recreational space acquisition prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015533Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 1369 Thompson
HF 570 Drazkowski
Revisor No.: 15-2009
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Aquatic invasive species prevention aid repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/04/2015533Introduction and first reading 
03/04/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1475 Thompson
HF 1619 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 15-3372
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Pawn transactions redemption period modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2015602Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2015Referred to Commerce


SF 1511 Benson; Hall; Anderson; Thompson
HF 1345 Franson
Revisor No.: 15-3124
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Personal care attendants exclusive representative notification requirements and membership termination authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2015608Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 1543 Brown; Kiffmeyer; Ruud; Thompson; Westrom
HF 1546 Miller
Revisor No.: 15-3296
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Student Physical Privacy Act; athletic teams participation requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2015614Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2015Referred to Education
03/19/20151053Motion did not prevail to withdraw and place on General Orders


SF 1604 Thompson; Clausen; Hall
HF 1720 Koznick
Revisor No.: 15-3476
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Highway memorials costs from nonstate and nonfederal sources requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/11/2015678Introduction and first reading 
03/11/2015Referred to Transportation and Public Safety


SF 1678 Rest; Skoe; Koenen; Thompson; Eaton
HF 1957 Youakim
Revisor No.: 15-3743
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Individual income tax returns free electronic filing requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015777Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1721 Thompson
HF 1731 Drazkowski
Revisor No.: 15-3658
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Rent constituting property taxes percentage reduction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015784Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1722 Thompson
HF 984 Drazkowski
Revisor No.: 15-1821
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Student achievement levy repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015784Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Taxes
03/26/20151385aComm report: Amended, No recommendation, re-referred to Finance


SF 1723 Thompson
HF 920 Drazkowski
Revisor No.: 15-2825
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Rochester Destination Medical Center rail projects studies expenditures prohibitions; city local contribution computation modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015784Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development


SF 1724 Dahms; Thompson; Sparks
HF 1769 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 15-3601
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government proposed ordinances affecting licensed businesses notification requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/2015784Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 1797 Ortman; Thompson; Newman
HF 1370 Smith
Revisor No.: 15-1521
Topic: Legal Proceedings
Short Description: Interlocutory appeals on question of class action certification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/2015905Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 1840 Thompson; Osmek; Hall
HF 1887 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 15-3046
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Metropolitan area livable communities and comprehensive land use planning housing provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/2015965Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 1842 Thompson; Osmek; Hall
HF 1971 Nash
Revisor No.: 15-3630
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Thrive MSP 2040 metropolitan development guide local government and legislative approval requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/18/2015966Introduction and first reading 
03/18/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 1885 Thompson
HF 1579 Smith
Revisor No.: 15-0599
Topic: Courts
Short Description: Attorney fees awarded for certain actions determination modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20151047Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 1886 Thompson
HF 2022 Gruenhagen
Revisor No.: 15-2926
Topic: Legal Proceedings
Short Description: Statute of limitations for binging certain actions reduced to three years
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20151047Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2015Referred to Judiciary


SF 1905 Wiger; Anderson; Thompson
HF 1838 Mariani
Revisor No.: 15-3478
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Charter school provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20151050Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2015Referred to Education


SF 1927 Thompson
HF 2039 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-3910
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Nonresident charter school pupils transportation procedures modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20151219Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2015Referred to Finance


SF 1934 Westrom; Anderson; Limmer; Brown; Thompson
Revisor No.: 15-3918
Topic: Abortion
Short Description: State-sponsored health programs abortion funding prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20151220Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2015Referred to Health, Human Services and Housing


SF 1979 Thompson; Benson
HF 1478 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-2464
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Metropolitan transportation area sales tax base modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/20151357Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 1986 Thompson; Dahle
HF 2112 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 15-4016
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Dennison sewage treatment system improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20151393Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2015Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2007 Hall; Thompson; Pratt; Pederson, J.; Goodwin
HF 2155 Peterson
Revisor No.: 15-3267
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: I-35W bridge replacement bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20151396Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2015Referred to Finance


SF 2064 Thompson; Gazelka; Weber; Senjem; Nelson
HF 2199 Koznick
Revisor No.: 15-4116
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Individual income tax brackets and rates modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/13/20151517Introduction and first reading 
04/13/2015Referred to Taxes


SF 2069 Osmek; Hann; Brown; Pratt; Thompson
Revisor No.: 15-4138
Topic: Councils
Short Description: Metropolitan council abolishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/14/20151548Introduction and first reading 
04/14/2015Referred to State and Local Government


SF 2091 Thompson; Tomassoni; Limmer; Osmek; Koenen
HF 722 Newberger
Revisor No.: 15-1735
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Firearms confiscation and seizure authority modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/17/20151872Introduction and first reading 
04/17/2015Referred to Judiciary
See HF722
See SF878, Art. 1, Sec. 19


SR 130 Hall; Thompson; Pratt; Weber; Dahms
Revisor No.: 15-4111
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Nicollet Junior High School in Burnsville on being named an AVID National Demonstration School
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/09/20151506Introduction 
04/09/20151506Referred to Rules and Administration