2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Newton
Chief Author List
Tuesday, November 20, 2018


SF 147 Newton; Laine
HF 233 Johnson, C.
Revisor No.: 17-1289
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Budget reserve level increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017346Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Finance


SF 162 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 207 Uglem
Revisor No.: 17-1547
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Anoka county state-aid highway #78 rail grade crossing separation grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017348Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
01/26/2017404Author added Abeler
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 4


SF 170 Newton; Senjem
HF 1982 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-1548
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Blaine national sports center improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 171 Newton; Senjem
HF 1983 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-1552
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Minnesota amateur sports commission asset preservation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 172 Newton
HF 187 West
Revisor No.: 17-1559
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Blaine 105th Avenue reconstruction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 3


SF 173 Newton
HF 297 West
Revisor No.: 17-1558
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Blaine 105th Avenue reconstruction appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 3


SF 174 Newton; Hoffman
Revisor No.: 17-1485
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Parks, trails and recreational facilities additional funding for local units of government through special fees authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Local Government


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 176 Newton; Hoffman
HF 590 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-1549
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Foley Boulevard Northstar commuter rail station bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017351Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 198 Newton
HF 361 Nelson
Revisor No.: 17-1756
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Earned paid time off payout at time of separation from employment requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017357Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 199 Newton
Revisor No.: 17-1553
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Northstar commuter rail Big Lake to St. Cloud area bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017357Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 231 Newton
Revisor No.: 17-1444
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Coon Rapids highway-rail grade crossing separation appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017363Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 4


SF 307 Newton; Abeler
HF 391 Uglem
Revisor No.: 17-1556
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Coon Rapids tax increment financing (TIF) provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017381Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Taxes
03/31/20173047Author added Abeler


SF 325 Newton
HF 321 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-1308
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans various fees and taxes exemptions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017383Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
02/20/2017656Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 339 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 550 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2036
Topic: Education-School Districts, Specific
Short Description: Independent school district #11, Anoka-Hennepin; secondary technical education program fabrication lab appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017390Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 374 Newton; Anderson, B.
Revisor No.: 17-1605
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans motor vehicle and watercraft taxes and fees exemption establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017396Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 390 Newton
HF 693 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2200
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Trunk highway #65 Blaine and Anoka county state-aid highway #12 intersection underpass construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017399Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 421 Newton
HF 534 Nelson
Revisor No.: 17-1980
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Vacant elected county offices appointment procedures establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017404Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 644 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
Revisor No.: 17-2046
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Anoka county foster families recruitment grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017516Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See SF800


SF 645 Newton
HF 591 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 17-1692
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Translators who assisted United States troops educational assistance authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017516Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 719 Newton
HF 728 Hilstrom
Revisor No.: 17-2336
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans social services and mental health support appropriations; veterans nursing home income tax credit
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017528Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 797 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1262 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-2580
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Medical assistance and MinnesotaCare programs dental services payment rate increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017554Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 861 Newton; Anderson, B.; Hoffman; Little
HF 910 Hilstrom
Revisor No.: 17-2604
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans homestead credit maximum exclusion amount extension and increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/09/20171261aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes
03/13/20171372Author added Little


SF 862 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1157 Bernardy
Revisor No.: 17-2866
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: School counseling services adequate levels requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 864 Newton; Benson; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1406 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-1752
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Anoka county group residential housing provider supplemental rate establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 2, Sec. 33


SF 874 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1374 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2869
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids Foley Boulevard highway-rail grade crossing separation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017578Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Capital Investment
02/16/2017645Author added Abeler


SF 875 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1373 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2870
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids Foley Boulevard highway-rail grade crossing separation appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017578Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
02/16/2017645Author added Abeler


SF 1119 Newton; Kent; Sparks
Revisor No.: 17-2852
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Automobile insurance underwriting restriction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017660Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1130 Newton; Anderson, B.; Little; Nelson
HF 1318 Poston
Revisor No.: 17-2851
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans hiring preference establishment on the legislature and state courts
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017662Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/06/20171009aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/09/20171268Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/14/20171463Withdrawn 
03/14/20171463Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/01/20186250Withdrawn 
03/01/20186250Second reading 
03/21/20186876Author added Nelson


SF 1248 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1505 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-3422
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids north rail grade separation grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017695Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1249 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1506 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-3272
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids north rail grade separation grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017696Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1639 Newton
HF 1496 West
Revisor No.: 17-3057
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Blaine trunk highway #65 intersection improvement study authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017927Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1640 Newton
Revisor No.: 17-0719
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: GI Bill benefits additional uses authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017927Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 1909 Newton
HF 1563 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 17-3462
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Equine Innovations veteran horsepower program grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171182Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 2293 Newton
HF 2552 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-4329
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School-linked mental health services appropriations increase; school staff and program development; intermediate school district program evaluation requirement; students attending alternative learning centers in intermediate districts additional supports authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/30/20172646Introduction and first reading 
03/30/2017Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 2392 Newton; Anderson, B.; Hoffman; Lang
Revisor No.: 17-4579
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans Suicide Awareness Day
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20174556Introduction and first reading 
05/15/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 2606 Newton; Hoffman; Anderson, B.
HF 3691 Davnie
Revisor No.: 18-5468
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186165Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 2607 Newton; Cwodzinski
HF 3861 Loon
Revisor No.: 18-5715
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Music therapists licensure establishment requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186165Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 2608 Newton; Clausen; Hoffman; Rest
HF 3159 Koegel
Revisor No.: 18-5871
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Expiring school referendum renewal by action of school board authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186166Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to E-12 Policy
02/26/20186210Author added Rest


SF 2613 Newton; Senjem
Revisor No.: 18-5591
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Journeyman sprinkler fitters requirements modification through rulemaking authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186166Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/12/20186431Author added Senjem


SF 2614 Newton
HF 3186 Koegel
Revisor No.: 18-5536
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Natural resources stamp design entry requirements modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186167Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 2615 Newton; Dziedzic; Pappas
HF 3028 Omar
Revisor No.: 18-5540
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: State and local units of government and law enforcement agencies acquisition of military-grade weapons from the federal government's military surplus program prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186167Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
02/26/20186210Authors added Dziedzic; Pappas


SF 2616 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 3087 Koegel
Revisor No.: 18-5553
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Coon Rapids U.S. highway #10 additional lane construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186167Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2617 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 3088 Koegel
Revisor No.: 18-5552
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: U.S highway #10 expansion appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/20186167Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2018Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


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 2724 Newton; Little
HF 3695 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 18-6095
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Alternative treatment options for veterans commissioner of Veterans Affairs contract with certain individuals and entities authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186204Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 2817 Newton; Marty
Revisor No.: 18-5765
Topic: Government-Federal
Short Description: Federal appliance and lighting efficiency standards adoption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186233Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
03/08/20186371Author added Marty


SF 2858 Newton; Little; Bigham
Revisor No.: 18-6251
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Meetings conducted via interactive television conditions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186240Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Local Government


SF 3011 Newton; Hoffman
HF 2356 Daniels
Revisor No.: 17-4065
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and University of Minnesota (U of M) campuses requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20186278Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2018Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 3054 Newton; Little
HF 1123 Davnie
Revisor No.: 17-2098
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans homestead valuation exclusion increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186354Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3114 Newton
HF 3343 Nash
Revisor No.: 18-6487
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Meetings conducted via interactive television conditions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186364Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Local Government
03/21/20186832aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 3134 Newton; Lang; Little
HF 3393 Lueck
Revisor No.: 18-6553
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Active military personnel and disabled veterans permanent free state park permits authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186368Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 3251 Newton; Senjem
HF 3766 West
Revisor No.: 18-6820
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Blaine national sports center improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20186427Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2018Referred to Capital Investment
03/14/20186499Author added Senjem


SF 3384 Newton
HF 3384 Knoblach
Revisor No.: 18-5373
Topic: Gambling and Lottery
Short Description: Lawful gambling equipment purchases sales and use tax exemption authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186508Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3395 Newton
HF 3684 West
Revisor No.: 18-6617
Topic: Wages and Salaries
Short Description: Lawful gambling gross annual sales calculation to determine small or large employer status
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186510Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 3479 Newton
HF 3936 Koegel
Revisor No.: 18-7065
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Fridley, Blaine and Coon Rapids University Avenue safety study and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186525Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 3500 Newton
HF 3912 Davnie
Revisor No.: 18-7042
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Minneapolis veterans home expansion bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20186529Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3618 Newton
HF 3986 Koegel
Revisor No.: 18-7188
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Lions Clubs International special license plate establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20186790Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2018Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 3619 Newton
HF 4103 Daniels
Revisor No.: 18-7125
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf and Minnesota State Academy for the Blind I-35 signs requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20186790Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2018Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See SF3656, Art. 24, Sec. 136


SF 3689 Newton
HF 4057 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 18-7190
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Disabled veterans homestead exclusion application due date modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186869Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3781 Newton; Little
HF 4075 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 18-7210
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans definition expansion application for eligibility on state-issued identification cards
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/22/20186927Introduction and first reading 
03/22/2018Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 3855 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 4316 Koegel
Revisor No.: 18-7393
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids campus capital improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/29/20187119Introduction and first reading 
03/29/2018Referred to Capital Investment
04/09/20187259Author added Abeler
See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 3


SF 3956 Newton; Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen
HF 4349 Uglem
Revisor No.: 18-7550
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Amateur sport commission mighty ducks grants appropriation and bond issue
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/12/20187293Introduction and first reading 
04/12/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 4030 Newton; Senjem
HF 4405 West
Revisor No.: 18-7618
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Amateur sports commission certain sales tax collections dedication
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/23/20187881Introduction and first reading 
04/23/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 4044 Newton; Abeler; Hoffman; Chamberlain
HF 4467 West
Revisor No.: 18-7479
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Anoka county regional public safety training facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/26/20188385Introduction and first reading 
04/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment