State of Minnesota
Eighty-Ninth Legislature
SENATE AGENDA
Thirty-Fourth Day
Thursday, March 26, 2015
11:00 A.M.
FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
Petitions, Letters and Remonstrances
SECOND ORDER OF BUSINESS
Executive and Official Communications
THIRD ORDER OF BUSINESS
Messages From the House
FOURTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
First Reading of House Bills
FIFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Reports of Committees
Senator Metzen from the Committee on Commerce, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1645: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying unclaimed property requirements; modifying the commissioner's duties; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 345.42, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: METZEN
Senator Metzen from the Committee on Commerce, to which was re-referred
S.F. No. 632: A bill for an act relating to transportation; commerce; providing for proof of insurance in electronic format; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.791, subdivisions 1, 2.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: EKEN
Senator Metzen from the Committee on Commerce, to which was referred
S.F. No. 674: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting sale of certain personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: HOFFMAN
Senator Latz from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was re-referred
S.F. No. 1440: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to the Minnesota prescription monitoring program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 152.126, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6; repealing Laws 2014, chapter 286, article 7, section 4.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: ROSEN
Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03, the bill was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Latz from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1120: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding fourth-degree assault protections to employees supervising and working directly with mentally ill and dangerous patients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 3a.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: SHERAN
Senator Latz from the Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1587: A bill for an act relating to real property; extending the protection of the equity-stripping law to owners of agricultural property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 325N.10, subdivisions 2, 7; 325N.17.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: INGEBRIGTSEN
Senator Metzen from the Committee on Commerce, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1238: A bill for an act relating to liquor; creating an 8:00 a.m. on-sale opening time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 3.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: METZEN
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1487: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating funds for a suburban connections demonstration project.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: CARLSON
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 858: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying eligibility for safe routes to schools grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 174.40, by adding a subdivision.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: PEDERSON, J.
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 939: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; eliminating sunset of mini truck operation authority and regulations; amending Laws 2009, chapter 158, section 10, as amended.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: WESTROM
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1285: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing unconventional vehicles; providing for vehicle registration, titling, and operation on streets and highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.002, subdivision 24; 168A.05, by adding a subdivision; 169.011, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: WESTROM
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1052: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending regulations governing commercial motor vehicle inspection reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.782, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: TOMASSONI
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a segment of signed Trunk Highway 149 in Mendota Heights as Officer Scott Patrick Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: METZEN
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating the segment of marked Trunk Highway 36 in Maplewood as Sergeant Joseph Bergeron Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: WIGER
Senator Dibble from the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety, to which was referred
S.F. No. 389: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting infant and child car seats; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: REST
Senator Skoe from the Committee on Taxes, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1722: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; phasing out the state general levy over six years; repealing the student achievement levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.13, subdivision 4; 275.025, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.13, subdivisions 3a, 3b, 3c.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Finance without recommendation.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: THOMPSON
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1012: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying residency ratio restrictions for home and community-based settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.492.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: HAYDEN
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was re-referred
S.F. No. 336: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing continued insurance contributions for certain state employees assaulted by inmates or patients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 43A.241.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: SHERAN
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1493: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the TEFRA monetary parental contribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 246.511; 252.27, subdivisions 1, 2a, 3; 270B.14, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 252.27, subdivisions 2, 2b, 4a, 5, 6.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: HAYDEN
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 998: A bill for an act relating to human services; setting minimum reimbursement rates under medical assistance for public health nurse home visits; appropriating money for nurse-family partnership programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: FRANZEN
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 1056: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program to increase organ donation among underserved communities; appropriating money.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: WIKLUND
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 567: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the use of automated drug distribution systems; modifying the amount of over-the-counter medications covered by medical assistance if dispensed by an automated drug distribution system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 151.58, subdivisions 2, 5; 256B.0625, subdivision 13.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: HOFFMAN
SIXTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Second Reading of Senate Bills
S.F. Nos. 1645, 632, 1120, 1587, 1238, 858, 939, 1052, 1350 and 1854 were read the second time.
SEVENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Second Reading of House Bills
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
NINTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Motions and Resolutions
Senator Rest moved that the name of Senator Dahms be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 532.
Senator Hoffman moved that his name be stricken as chief author, shown as a co-author, and the name of Senator Marty be added as chief author to S.F. No. 674.
Senator Marty moved that the name of Senator Reinert be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 674.
Senator Housley moved that the name of Senator Limmer be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1025.
Senator Wiklund moved that the name of Senator Nelson be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1056.
Senator Stumpf moved that the name of Senator Kent be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1124.
Senator Ingebrigtsen moved that the name of Senator Limmer be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1587.
Senator Clausen moved that the name of Senator Latz be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1651.
Senator Pappas moved that the name of Senator Pratt be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1663.
Senator Lourey moved that the name of Senator Skoe be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1694.
Senator Fischbach moved that the name of Senator Nelson be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 1960.
Senator Brown moved that S.F. No. 67 be withdrawn from the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development and returned to its author.
Senator Benson moved that S.F. No. 1707 be withdrawn from the Committee on Commerce and returned to its author.
Senator Rest moved that S.F. No. 886, No. 102 on General Orders, be stricken and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Housley introduced --
Senate Resolution No. 127: A Senate resolution honoring the Stillwater Area High School mock trial team on placing second at the 2014-2015 State Mock Trial Tournament at the Hennepin County Government Center.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
TENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Calendar
ELEVENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Consent Calendar
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
General Orders
THIRTEENTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Announcements of Senate Interest