2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Simonson
Chief and Co-Author List
Tuesday, September 25, 2018


SF 126 Simonson; Rest; Ingebrigtsen; Draheim
HF 84 Freiberg
Revisor No.: 17-0915
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: School buses seat belt requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017342Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/14/20171461Author added Rest
05/22/20175983Authors added Ingebrigtsen; Draheim


SF 127 Simonson
HF 266 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-1597
Topic: Zoos
Short Description: Duluth Lake Superior Zoo amphitheater construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017343Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
02/20/20186138Withdrawn and returned to author 
See SF844, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 9


SF 128 Simonson
HF 311 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-1218
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth food and beverages sales tax and local lodging tax use authorization modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017343Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 5, Sec. 1-2


SF 129 Simonson; Bakk
HF 310 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-1142
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth steam plant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017343Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 20, Sub. 7


SF 136 Bakk; Simonson; Tomassoni
HF 158 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1424
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth north shore sanitary district debt relief appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017344Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 154 Miller; Goggin; Simonson; Pappas
HF 566 Haley
Revisor No.: 17-0732
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Port development assistance program bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017347Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 9


SF 156 Latz; Dziedzic; Eken; Clausen; Simonson
HF 607 Schultz
Revisor No.: 17-1576
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Resident tuition relief grant program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017347Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 175 Newton; Bakk; Simonson
Revisor No.: 17-1550
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Minneapolis to Duluth Northern Lights Express high-speed passenger rail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 179 Simonson
HF 151 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1349
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Lake Superior center authority river systems exhibit appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017354Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 187 Ruud; Limmer; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 347 Koznick
Revisor No.: 17-1176
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Manufactured homes titling process modification; certificates of title transfers regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017355Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/01/2017876aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/07/20171130Comm report: To pass 
03/07/20171140Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 42-44


SF 200 Simonson; Lourey; Newton; Dziedzic
HF 360 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1100
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Northern Lights Express high-speed passenger rail project bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017357Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment
01/26/2017404Author added Dziedzic


SF 223 Laine; Simonson; Champion; Newton; Eaton
Revisor No.: 17-1800
Topic: Appropriations
Short Description: Minnesota health plan, Minnesota health board, Minnesota health fund, office of health quality and planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy and auditor general for the Minnesota health plan creation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017362Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
01/23/2017384Author added Eaton


SF 225 Bakk; Simonson
HF 153 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1535
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Hermantown local option sales tax revenue uses modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017362Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 5, Sec. 6


SF 228 Bakk; Simonson
HF 154 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1461
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Proctor sales and use tax imposition authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017363Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 5, Sec. 11, 28


SF 234 Simonson; Tomassoni; Eken; Frentz; Sparks
HF 841 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 17-1795
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Broadband grant program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017364Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF3656, Art. 6, Sec. 2, Sub. 3


SF 239 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 91 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1124
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Two Harbors Agate Bay small-craft safe harbor grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017364Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 240 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 87 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1099
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Hermantown Arrowhead regional health and wellness center construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017365Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 20, Sub. 11


SF 244 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 288 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1540
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Falls international airport improvements appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017365Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 10


SF 257 Simonson; Bakk
HF 362 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1802
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Duluth airport authority federal match grant for runway infrastructure appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017373Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2


SF 279 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson; Ingebrigtsen; Senjem
HF 195 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-0812
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Grand Marais Lake Superior water access facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017376Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 282 Rest; Simonson; Ruud; Senjem; Lourey
HF 454 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-1794
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: St. Louis river and Duluth harbor cleanup bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017376Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 328 Tomassoni; Simonson; Bakk
HF 473 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-0511
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) easement grant to the housing and redevelopment authority and the city of Virginia requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017388Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 334 Tomassoni; Bakk; Simonson; Senjem
HF 229 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-1542
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Northeast Minnesota water supply system bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017389Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 375 Ruud; Ingebrigtsen; Senjem; Simonson; Lang
Revisor No.: 17-2090
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Greater Minnesota regional parks and trails commission grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017396Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 538 Miller; Simonson
HF 183 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-1432
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Wisconsin individual income tax reciprocity terms modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017487Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 541 Simonson; Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 401 Schultz
Revisor No.: 17-1665
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: Glensheen estate renovation by the University of Minnesota (U of M) bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017487Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 6


SF 578 Draheim; Eken; Utke; Simonson; Senjem
HF 792 Theis
Revisor No.: 17-1991
Topic: Buildings and Building Codes
Short Description: Townhouse definition modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017494Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
02/22/2017685aComm report: To pass as amended 
02/22/2017692Second reading 
03/30/20172642aRule 45-amend, subst. General Orders HF792


SF 582 Bakk; Simonson
HF 725 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1659
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Newly incorporated city base year formula aid authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017494Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 4, Sec. 26


SF 615 Bakk; Eken; Miller; Gazelka; Simonson
HF 773 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1905
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government aid (LGA) to cities formula modification and adjustments
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017511Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 4, Sec. 15-16


SF 675 Simonson; Tomassoni
HF 749 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-2514
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth Deep Winter Greenhouse construction grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017521Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
03/02/2017996Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 712 Tomassoni; Bakk; Simonson
HF 847 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1849
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: St. Louis county public sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public water
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017527Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF1124, Sec. 27-31


SF 784 Utke; Eken; Sparks; Simonson
HF 1018 Rarick
Revisor No.: 17-1277
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Economic development grant programs eligibility requirements modification and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017552Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 858 Dziedzic; Anderson, P.; Simonson
Revisor No.: 17-1975
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Adult workforce development competitive grant program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017575Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(j)


SF 863 Simonson; Bakk; Pappas; Eichorn
HF 1173 Schultz
Revisor No.: 17-1644
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: University of Minnesota (U of M) Duluth laboratory building construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3


SF 876 Simonson; Bakk; Lourey; Tomassoni
HF 925 Sundin
Revisor No.: 17-1890
Topic: Waste and Waste Management
Short Description: Western Lake Superior sanitary district combined heat and power system grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017578Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 952 Simonson
HF 1312 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-3004
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth children's museum appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017599Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 8(d)
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 2, Sec. 57, Sub. 12


SF 1101 Simonson; Bakk
HF 1310 Carlson, A.
Revisor No.: 17-2694
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: State general property tax levy modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017641Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 2, Sec. 14-15


SF 1117 Eaton; Simonson; Hawj; Dziedzic
HF 562 Hansen
Revisor No.: 17-0879
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Parks and trails department establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017644Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1120 Simonson; Newton
Revisor No.: 17-3213
Topic: Fire and Firefighters
Short Description: Firefighters on authorized military leave from local units of government reimbursement grants and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017660Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
02/22/20186170Author stricken Schoen


SF 1127 Relph; Mathews; Simonson; Eken; Fischbach
HF 1179 Newberger
Revisor No.: 17-2395
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Cloud, Duluth, and Moorhead emergency response teams maintenance appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017662Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See HF470, Art. 1, Sec. 11, Sub. 2(b)


SF 1178 Dibble; Simonson
HF 1446 Allen
Revisor No.: 17-2573
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Gender dysphoria treatment medical assistance (MA) coverage requirement when medically necessary
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017670Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1187 Housley; Simonson; Bakk; Little
HF 1486 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-3007
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Displaced homemaker programs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017671Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
02/22/2017711Author added Little
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(jj)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(gg)


SF 1227 Simonson; Newton; Dziedzic
HF 1476 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-3288
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Starbase MN program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017692Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
03/02/2017996Author added Dziedzic
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 2, Sec. 57, Sub. 15


SF 1251 Anderson, P.; Wiklund; Benson; Simonson; Kiffmeyer
HF 1896 Nash
Revisor No.: 17-2575
Topic: Commissions
Short Description: Legislative commission on cyber security establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017696Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/09/20171270aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Rules and Administration
03/23/20171671aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/23/20171934Second reading 
05/01/20173361aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/01/20173361Third reading Passed 


SF 1379 Simonson
HF 1988 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-3482
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth Seaway port authority tax increment financing (TIF) district special authority modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017765Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 6, Sec. 10


SF 1380 Simonson
HF 1648 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-3376
Topic: Zoos
Short Description: Duluth Lake Superior Zoo grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017765Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 6(j)


SF 1381 Simonson
HF 2200 Schultz
Revisor No.: 17-2794
Topic: Mines and Mining
Short Description: State mining promotion responsibilities modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017765Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
04/27/20173332Author stricken Ruud


SF 1390 Housley; Rosen; Benson; Simonson; Bigham
HF 1924 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-2644
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Trapping without written permission on certain private lands prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017767Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/01/2017931Author added Simonson
03/01/20186248Author stricken Schoen
03/01/2018Author added Bigham
See SF723, Art. 2


SF 1510 Goggin; Pratt; Mathews; Hoffman; Simonson
HF 1727 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-3489
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Public schools monthly utility consumption data maintenance requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017796Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 1531 Frentz; Cwodzinski; Marty; Housley; Simonson
HF 1772 Maye Quade
Revisor No.: 17-0098
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Renewable energy standard modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017799Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
03/01/2017932Author added Simonson


SF 1533 Draheim; Simonson
HF 1119 Theis
Revisor No.: 17-1993
Topic: 
Short Description: Construction codes criminal penalties modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017800Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/15/20171499aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1535 Abeler; Marty; Rosen; Simonson
HF 1627 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-2334
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Flame-retardant chemicals use in certain products prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017800Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1565 Utke; Simonson; Tomassoni
HF 1743 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-3161
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Greater Minnesota workforce opportunity grant pilot program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017805Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1636 Simonson
HF 1978 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-3573
Topic: Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Short Description: Nonprofit corporations operating ice arenas or ice rinks used primarily for youth and high school programs sales and use tax exemption authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017927Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 3, Sec. 29


SF 1794 Pappas; Bakk; Champion; Simonson
HF 1967 Lesch
Revisor No.: 17-3789
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Earned sick and safe time for employees authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171068Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1863 Simonson
HF 1923 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 17-3498
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Solar energy systems purchase and installation Income tax credit
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/20171141Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1864 Simonson
HF 2390 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-3876
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: Statewide and major local public retirement plans salary and service credit purchase modifications for period of workers compensation benefit
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/20171141Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1915 Fischbach; Simonson
HF 2168 Cornish
Revisor No.: 17-3939
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: State patrol trainees minimum salary establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171183Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/13/20171373Author added Simonson
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 113


SF 1972 Nelson; Senjem; Simonson
HF 2249 Rarick
Revisor No.: 17-3845
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Clean Energy Economy Profile appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171246Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2005 Wiklund; Simonson; Dziedzic; Franzen
HF 2002 Flanagan
Revisor No.: 17-3537
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Employer-provided child care report requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171251Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2006 Wiklund; Simonson; Hoffman; Franzen
HF 2003 Flanagan
Revisor No.: 17-3396
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Womenventure child care business training report requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171252Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2020 Housley; Utke; Champion; Simonson; Hawj
HF 1805 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 17-3566
Topic: 
Short Description: Neighborhood Development Center small business programs grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171360Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2(b)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2(b)


SF 2049 Simonson; Champion; Dibble
HF 2491 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-3900
Topic: Crimes and Criminals
Short Description: Criminal history reliance for employment purposes limitation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171364Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
02/22/20186170Author stricken Schoen


SF 2147 Johnson; Westrom; Simonson; Marty
HF 1867 Kiel
Revisor No.: 17-1889
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: University of Minnesota campuses systemwide academic and student experience investments bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20171491Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 2


SF 2175 Relph; Frentz; Eken; Simonson
HF 2448 Pierson
Revisor No.: 17-4146
Topic: Minorities and Protected Groups
Short Description: Council on Minnesotans of African Heritage grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20171544Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2186 Relph; Senjem; Franzen; Simonson; Eken
HF 2339 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 17-3952
Topic: Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Short Description: Endow Minnesota program to provide income tax credits to encourage charitable contributions establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/20171577Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2017Referred to Taxes
03/27/20171966Authors added Senjem; Franzen
04/06/20173143Author added Simonson
03/19/20186793Author added Eken


SF 2201 Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Johnson; Mathews; Simonson
Revisor No.: 17-4217
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
03/20/20171580Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2301 Pappas; Simonson; Senjem; Pratt
HF 2443 Miller
Revisor No.: 17-4214
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Safe Harbor emergency shelter and housing capital projects bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/31/20173047Introduction and first reading 
03/31/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 2345 Simonson; Dibble
HF 2596 Bly
Revisor No.: 17-4440
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Minneapolis and St. Cloud rail service demonstration project and Northstar commuter rail between St. Cloud and Big Lake extension appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/27/20173330Introduction and first reading 
04/27/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 2370 Nelson; Hayden; Franzen; Simonson; Frentz
Revisor No.: 17-3195
Topic: Cigarettes and Tobacco
Short Description: Tobacco products in schools prohibition application to charter schools; tobacco sale age increase; administrative penalties increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/04/20173377Introduction and first reading 
05/04/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
05/04/20173378Author stricken Ingebrigtsen
03/26/20186988Author added Frentz


SF 2382 Simonson; Marty; Eaton; Wiger; Dibble
HF 2650 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-4275
Topic: Popular Names
Short Description: Quality Patient Care Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/08/20173395Introduction and first reading 
05/08/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 2385 Dibble; Kent; Simonson; Eaton; Hayden
HF 2667 Clark
Revisor No.: 17-4580
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution urging action to halt the persecution of gay men in Chechnya
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/10/20174298Introduction and first reading 
05/10/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2409 Schoen; Rest; Hoffman; Dziedzic; Simonson
HF 2668 Freiberg
Revisor No.: 17-4603
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution calling on Congress to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election and the extent to which members of the current executive branch were aware of such interference
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20175394Introduction and first reading 
05/18/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2592 Bakk; Simonson; Tomassoni
HF 2826 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 18-5548
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Proctor and Hibbing speedway property tax exemptions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186163Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 2595 Cohen; Cwodzinski; Laine; Simonson; Klein
Revisor No.: 18-6089
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution condemning white nationalists and neo-Nazi organizations and urging the President and Congress to recognize criminal elements of these groups as domestic terrorist organizations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186163Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2603 Simonson; Bakk
HF 3006 Schultz
Revisor No.: 18-5010
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth sales and use tax authority modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186165Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Taxes
See SF3377, Sec. 7


SF 2618 Newton; Hoffman; Simonson; Anderson, B.; Little
HF 3614 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 18-5539
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Minnesota honor guard account establishment and funding with gambling revenue authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186167Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
02/26/20186210Author added Little


SF 2676 Bakk; Senjem; Wiger; Simonson; Tomassoni
HF 2851 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 18-5283
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Grand Marais Lake Superior water access facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186196Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 7, Sub. 15


SF 2709 Dibble; Marty; Hoffman; Simonson
HF 3111 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 18-5952
Topic: Public Utilities and Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Short Description: Public utilities commission (PUC) ancillary services utilities reporting requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186201Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2712 Dibble; Marty; Hoffman; Simonson; Sparks
HF 3113 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 18-5954
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Energy storage systems deployed in critical health care facilities demonstration grant project establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186202Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2713 Dibble; Hoffman; Simonson; Sparks
HF 3116 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 18-6010
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Energy storage systems advance determination of prudence authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186202Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
04/12/20187295Author stricken Marty
04/12/20187296Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 2714 Dibble; Marty; Hoffman; Simonson; Sparks
HF 3112 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 18-5953
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Energy storage system pilot projects utility cost recovery criteria establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186202Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 2787 Koran; Simonson; Tomassoni; Dahms; Utke
HF 3527 Layman
Revisor No.: 18-6097
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Broadband grant program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186227Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF3656, Art. 6, Sec. 2, Sub. 3


SF 2835 Simonson; Bakk
HF 3267 Olson
Revisor No.: 18-6235
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth seawall and surface improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186236Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2879 Jasinski; Rosen; Goggin; Bakk; Simonson
HF 3243 Rarick
Revisor No.: 18-5773
Topic: Public Utilities and Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Short Description: Public utilities rate base employee pension cost inclusion allowance requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186243Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
03/08/20186340Comm report: To pass 
03/08/20186348Second reading 


SF 2912 Eaton; Abeler; Clausen; Simonson; Marty
Revisor No.: 18-5449
Topic: 
Short Description: General assistance (GA) eligibility expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20186261Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2018Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
05/01/20188484Author added Clausen
05/07/20188738Author added Simonson
05/08/20188787Author added Marty


SF 2949 Dziedzic; Latz; Simonson; Pappas
HF 3582 Omar
Revisor No.: 18-5854
Topic: Landlords and Tenants
Short Description: Residential lease requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20186267Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/29/20187100aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/29/20187117Second reading 
04/09/20187259Author added Pappas
05/09/20188807aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/09/20188808Third reading Passed 


SF 2968 Simonson; Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 3324 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 18-6285
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: St. Louis county heritage arts center (Duluth Depot) asset preservation grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20186270Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2990 Pratt; Senjem; Pappas; Simonson; Anderson, P.
HF 3388 Miller
Revisor No.: 18-5844
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Safe Harbor emergency shelter and housing projects appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20186274Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3124 Simonson
HF 3598 Olson
Revisor No.: 18-6257
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Duluth central high school redevelopment construction materials sales and use tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186366Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3129 Dibble; Marty; Simonson; Hoffman; Champion
HF 3675 Wagenius
Revisor No.: 18-6610
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Public schools solar energy systems grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186367Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Capital Investment
04/09/20187259Author added Champion


SF 3131 Dibble; Pappas; Simonson; Kent; Wiger
HF 3029 Moran
Revisor No.: 18-6169
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm is a trigger activator clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186367Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 3132 Dibble; Marty; Simonson
HF 3966 Hornstein
Revisor No.: 18-6496
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Energy conservation loans use expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186367Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
See SF3245


SF 3195 Tomassoni; Simonson
Revisor No.: 18-5390
Topic: Port Authorities
Short Description: Duluth seaway port authority appointments modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20186418Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/15/20186531Author added Simonson


SF 3376 Tomassoni; Bakk; Simonson; Eichorn
HF 3931 Metsa
Revisor No.: 18-6860
Topic: Mines and Mining
Short Description: Minerals research appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186498Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
03/15/20186532Author added Simonson
05/20/201810420Author added Eichorn


SF 3377 Simonson; Senjem; Eken; Bakk
HF 3710 Davids
Revisor No.: 18-6958
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Duluth regional exchange district for development purposes establishment; Duluth sales and use tax authority modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186498Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Taxes
04/19/20187424aComm report: Amended, No recommendation, re-referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
04/30/20188465Comm report: No recommendation, re-referred to Local Government
04/30/2018Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration


SF 3397 Marty; Frentz; Dibble; Simonson
Revisor No.: 18-6390
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Solar energy incentive program modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186511Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 3457 Simonson; Laine
HF 3670 Hausman
Revisor No.: 18-6749
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Northern Lights Express and Amtrak passenger rail projects bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186521Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3676 Simonson
HF 3956 Olson
Revisor No.: 18-7166
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth steam plant grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186867Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 21, Sub. 8


SF 3798 Simonson
HF 4156 Schultz
Revisor No.: 18-7223
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: Glensheen estate renovation by the University of Minnesota (U of M) bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20186981Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 6


SF 3799 Simonson
Revisor No.: 18-7098
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Warren community recreation center energy efficient improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20186982Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3802 Johnson; Simonson; Westrom
HF 4343 Kiel
Revisor No.: 18-6558
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: University of Minnesota campuses systemwide academic and student experience investments bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20186982Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 2


SF 3807 Dziedzic; Wiger; Simonson; Little
HF 4208 Davnie
Revisor No.: 18-6776
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Special education unreimbursed costs state fund creation for payment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20186983Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2018Referred to E-12 Policy
03/29/20187125Author added Little


SF 3840 Simonson; Dibble
HF 4233 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 18-7406
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Lake Superior Center Authority river systems exhibit appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/27/20187005Introduction and first reading 
03/27/2018Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
04/12/20187296Author added Dibble


SF 3859 Pappas; Simonson
Revisor No.: 18-7366
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local governments reimbursement grants for public safety personnel on authorized leave
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/29/20187120Introduction and first reading 
03/29/2018Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 3910 Senjem; Draheim; Eken; Simonson; Limmer
HF 4433 Theis
Revisor No.: 18-7440
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Mandatory fire sprinkler installation prohibition and written contract modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/09/20187256Introduction and first reading 
04/09/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 3931 Simonson; Laine; Lourey
HF 4281 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 18-7418
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Child care regulation working group establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/12/20187289Introduction and first reading 
04/12/2018Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 3932 Simonson; Laine; Lourey
HF 4282 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 18-7420
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Family and group family day care providers grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/12/20187289Introduction and first reading 
04/12/2018Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 4011 Simonson
HF 4422 Schultz
Revisor No.: 18-5874
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth property rights clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/19/20187738Introduction and first reading 
04/19/2018Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 4028 Simonson
HF 4427 Schultz
Revisor No.: 18-7627
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Nonprofit community mental health center property tax exemption authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/23/20187880Introduction and first reading 
04/23/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 4053 Simonson; Torres Ray; Pappas; Klein; Laine
HF 4462 Hortman
Revisor No.: 18-7698
Topic: Human Rights and Human Rights Department
Short Description: Sexual harassment definition clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/30/20188468Introduction and first reading 
04/30/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 4083 Klein; Bakk; Simonson; Kent; Tomassoni
HF 4510 Hansen
Revisor No.: 18-7837
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment relating to collective bargaining rights to organize labor organizations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20188968Introduction and first reading 
05/15/2018Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 4091 Simonson; Tomassoni; Wiger; Wiklund; Hoffman
HF 4515 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 18-7850
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Special education funding increase; resident school districts tuition billbacks reduction; charter schools local optional revenue and operating referendum general education revenue addition authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/17/20189268Introduction and first reading 
05/17/2018Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 4112 Simonson
HF 4538 Schultz
Revisor No.: 18-7890
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Motor vehicle window glazing exception modification for prescription or medical needs
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/19/20189373Introduction and first reading 
05/19/2018Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SR 185 Tomassoni; Bakk; Rosen; Gazelka; Simonson
Revisor No.: 18-6383
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating the United States men's curling team on winning an Olympic gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186373Introduction 
03/08/20186373Referred to Rules and Administration