2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Wiger
Chief Author List
Tuesday, November 20, 2018


SF 6 Wiger; by request
HF 76 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-0853
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Creative Freedom Act; employee invention agreements for veterans regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201738Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 7 Wiger; Eichorn
HF 146 Davnie
Revisor No.: 17-0991
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Full-service community schools grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201738Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
03/06/20171080Author added Eichorn


SF 8 Wiger
HF 77 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-0714
Topic: Taxation-Estate
Short Description: Taxable estate single exclusion amount and single rate establishment; recapture tax elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201738Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 9 Wiger; Marty
HF 1931 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-0821
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Trapping without permission on private land that is not posted prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201739Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
04/19/20187740Author added Marty


SF 10 Wiger; Marty; Carlson; Laine; Kent
HF 44 Lillie
Revisor No.: 17-0535
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201739Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
01/09/201759Authors added Marty; Carlson
01/17/2017351Author added Laine
01/19/2017366Author added Kent


SF 11 Wiger
HF 899 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-0992
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Digital student achievement backpack establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201739Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to E-12 Policy
01/19/2017366Withdrawn and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 12 Wiger; Klein; Bigham
HF 627 Peterson
Revisor No.: 17-0597
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School referendum equalization revenue aid modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201739Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
01/11/2017104Authors added Schoen; Klein
03/01/20186248Author stricken Schoen
03/01/2018Author added Bigham


SF 13 Wiger; Marty
HF 429 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-0993
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Singing-based pilot program to improve student reading and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201739Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
01/09/201760Author added Marty
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 2, Sec. 57, Sub. 14


SF 14 Wiger
HF 428 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-0990
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Teacher development and evaluation revenue appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201740Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 25 Wiger
HF 178 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-1111
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Kohlman Lake vegetation removal appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201741Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 61 Wiger
HF 617 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-0601
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Hugo short line railway capital improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017100Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 8


SF 62 Wiger
HF 344 Davnie
Revisor No.: 17-1108
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School district base revenue increase and indexing to inflation authorization; special education aid calculation modification; school district expiring referendum renewal authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017100Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 116 Wiger; Clausen
HF 640 Davnie
Revisor No.: 17-1296
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Professional educator standards board establishment and appropriation; board of teaching repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017115Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to E-12 Policy
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 12, Sec. 19-20, 22


SF 186 Wiger; Cwodzinski
HF 572 Lillie
Revisor No.: 17-1724
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Student transitions between middle school and high school grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017355Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
01/23/2017384Author added Cwodzinski


SF 205 Wiger; Hoffman; Ruud; Bigham
HF 477 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-1728
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017358Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
02/02/2017499Author added Schoen
02/06/2017509aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes
02/06/2017531Author added Ruud
03/01/20186248Author stricken Schoen
03/01/2018Author added Bigham


SF 268 Wiger; Isaacson
HF 573 Lillie
Revisor No.: 17-1909
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Century college applied technology center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017374Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 5


SF 299 Wiger; Isaacson
HF 476 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-1910
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Century College higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017379Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 333 Wiger; Hoffman; Utke
HF 1093 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-2079
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Nationally normed college entrance exam for high school graduation requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017389Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to E-12 Policy
01/30/2017453Author added Hoffman
03/01/2017895aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to E-12 Finance
03/06/20171080Author added Utke


SF 364 Wiger; Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 1302 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-2010
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Age to take deer of either sex modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017394Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
01/30/2017453Author added Bakk


SF 1185 Wiger
HF 1457 Erickson
Revisor No.: 17-3203
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Advanced placement (AP) and international baccalaureate (IB) examination fees, teacher training, and related costs appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017671Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 2, Sec. 57, Sub. 28


SF 1230 Wiger
HF 2244 Davnie
Revisor No.: 17-3426
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Tiered teacher licensing system establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017693Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 1231 Wiger
HF 1546 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-2262
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Washington county White Bear Lake, Dellwood and Mahtomedi pedestrian walkway appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017693Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 16, Sub. 7


SF 1450 Wiger
HF 2029 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-3637
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Willernie sewer and streets, city hall and public facilities grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017786Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1574 Wiger
HF 2108 Lillie
Revisor No.: 17-3165
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Legion of merit recipients special motor vehicle license plate issuance authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017916Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1917 Wiger
HF 1509 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-1238
Topic: Elections
Short Description: "I Voted" stickers distribution clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171184Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art, 1, Sec. 17


SF 1968 Wiger; Dibble
HF 1095 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-1009
Topic: Popular Names
Short Description: Human Right to Water Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171245Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2102 Wiger; Champion; Draheim; Tomassoni; Latz
Revisor No.: 17-4137
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in the People's Republic of China
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20171459Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2123 Wiger
HF 2420 Lillie
Revisor No.: 17-4186
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School conference and activities leave modification to include grandchild of employee
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20171486Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2272 Wiger
HF 2540 Lee
Revisor No.: 17-4326
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Minnesota math corps program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/29/20172600Introduction and first reading 
03/29/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 2, Sec. 57, Sub. 17


SF 2457 Wiger
HF 2728 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-4921
Topic: Task Forces
Short Description: State flag design study task force establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186125Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2494 Wiger; Chamberlain; Hall; Rest; Newton
HF 2735 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5295
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186132Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 2506 Wiger; Isaacson; Kent; Wiklund
HF 2959 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5899
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Expiring school referendum renewal by action of school board authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186134Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to E-12 Policy
02/26/20186210Author added Wiklund


SF 2507 Wiger; Isaacson; Kent; Rest; Clausen
HF 2958 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5897
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School districts safe schools levy authority increase; school districts use of safe schools levy to enhance cybersecurity authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186134Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to E-12 Finance
02/22/20186170Authors added Rest; Clausen


SF 2508 Wiger; Isaacson; Kent
HF 2960 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5898
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School facilities improvement revenue establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186134Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2018Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 2574 Wiger
HF 3046 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5994
Topic: Legislature
Short Description: Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission governance evaluation requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186160Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 2575 Wiger
HF 3047 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5995
Topic: Legislature
Short Description: Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission study on school district borrowing requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186160Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 2576 Wiger
HF 3048 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5920
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School district referendum levies, local optional levies, and debt service levies equalization levels increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186160Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 2577 Wiger; Chamberlain
HF 3069 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5904
Topic: Water and Soil Conservation
Short Description: Water conservation programming in Minnesota schools grants authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186160Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to E-12 Finance
03/22/20186930Author added Chamberlain


SF 2638 Wiger; Clausen; Kent; Hoffman
HF 3068 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-6150
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: College entrance exam costs school districts payment appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186189Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 2639 Wiger
HF 3071 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5996
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: World's best workforce requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186189Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 2682 Wiger; Kent; Wiklund
HF 3070 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-6155
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Nationally normed college entrance exam for high school graduation requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186197Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to E-12 Policy
03/01/20186250Author added Wiklund


SF 2761 Wiger
HF 3165 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-6167
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Standardized assessment requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186223Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 2773 Wiger; Chamberlain
HF 2970 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-5781
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: White Bear Lake multiuse trail project appropriation description modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186225Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 2, Sec. 36


SF 2793 Wiger
HF 2712 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-4692
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Hugo Short Line Railway appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186228Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2946 Wiger
HF 3294 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-6470
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Willernie water main replacement bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20186267Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3043 Wiger
HF 3564 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-6561
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Century College higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186352Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3044 Wiger
HF 3565 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-6562
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Century college applied technology center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186352Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub.5


SF 3297 Wiger; Relph
HF 3838 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 18-6836
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul McCarron's treatment process improvements project design-build process authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186484Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Local Government
03/27/20187016Comm report: To pass 
03/27/20187021Second reading 
04/30/20188469Author added Relph
05/15/20188984aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/15/20188984Third reading Passed 
05/19/20189371Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/18/18
10617Governor's action Approval 05/20/18
10619Secretary of State Chapter 189 05/20/18
Effective date 08/01/18


SF 3436 Wiger; Pappas
HF 3887 Moran
Revisor No.: 18-6766
Topic: Councils
Short Description: Minnesota literacy council Northstar digital literacy assessment upgrades appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186517Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 3497 Wiger
HF 3917 Peterson
Revisor No.: 18-6859
Topic: Councils
Short Description: Metropolitan council staggered terms requirement, nomination committee membership expansion, selection process additional information disclosure requirement, and council member qualifications clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186528Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Local Government


SF 3585 Wiger; by request
HF 4162 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-7165
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Maplewood firefighters relief association distribution prohibition, condition satisfaction, and dissolution
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20186785Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2018Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/22/20186930Chief author stricken Rosen
03/22/2018Chief author added Wiger (by request)
03/26/20186990Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 3664 Wiger; Kent
HF 4202 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-7116
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: School district crisis management policy publication requirement; school threat assessment teams and oversight committees establishment; security-related equipment bonding authorization; review and comment process requirements modification; safe schools revenue establishment and use modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186864Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2018Referred to E-12 Policy
See SF3656, Art. 46, Sec. 4


SF 3686 Wiger
HF 3960 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 18-7211
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: External peer review of water quality standards modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186868Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2018Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 3926 Wiger; Kent; Wiklund; Dibble; Torres Ray
HF 4382 Davnie
Revisor No.: 18-7488
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Special education online system; special education cross-subsidy funding; achievement and opportunity gap; full service community schools; teacher recruitment and retention; school safety; paraprofessional support; appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/12/20187287Introduction and first reading 
04/12/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 3957 Wiger; Senjem; Pappas; Chamberlain; Housley
HF 4416 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-7583
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: White Bear Lake trail and route bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/12/20187293Introduction and first reading 
04/12/2018Referred to Capital Investment
04/16/20187307Authors added Chamberlain; Housley
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 17, Sub. 7


SF 3977 Wiger; by request
HF 4406 Lillie
Revisor No.: 18-7597
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Philosophical exemption from immunizations removal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/16/20187302Introduction and first reading 
04/16/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 4066 Wiger; Eken; Weber; Draheim; Anderson, P.
HF 4269 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 18-7455
Topic: Water and Soil Conservation
Short Description: Clean water fund appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/07/20188738Introduction and first reading 
05/07/2018Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 4070 Wiger; Kent; Pappas; Rosen; Dahms
HF 4494 Fischer
Revisor No.: 18-7801
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Maplewood firefighters relief association termination and dissolution
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/07/20188779Introduction and first reading 
05/07/2018Referred to Finance
See SF2620, Art. 14, Sec. 30


SF 4107 Wiger; Dziedzic; Kent; Klein; Pappas
HF 4533 Davnie
Revisor No.: 18-7900
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: High school graduation fees imposition prohibition; school district fees report requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20189302Introduction and first reading 
05/18/2018Referred to E-12 Policy


SR 146 Wiger; Chamberlain
Revisor No.: 18-5435
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Ann Frisch on being named a Champion of Peace
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186142Introduction 
02/20/20186142Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 147 Wiger
Revisor No.: 18-5731
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution acknowledging February 27, 2018, to be Sophia Day in Minnesota
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20186142Introduction 
02/20/20186142Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 198 Wiger; Chamberlain
Revisor No.: 18-7594
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of White Bear Center for the Arts
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/16/20187307Introduction 
04/16/20187307Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 207 Wiger; Hawj
Revisor No.: 18-7647
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing Century College on its 50th anniversary
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/19/20187742Introduction 
04/19/20187742Referred to Rules and Administration