2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Simonson
Chief Author List
Monday, November 19, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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