State of Minnesota
Eighty-Ninth Legislature
SENATE AGENDA
Eleventh Day
Monday, February 2, 2015
11:00 A.M.
FIRST ORDER OF BUSINESS
Petitions, Letters and Remonstrances
SECOND ORDER OF BUSINESS
Executive and Official Communications
The following communication was received.
January 16, 2015
The Honorable Sandra L. Pappas
President of the Senate
Dear Senator Pappas:
The following appointment is hereby respectfully submitted to the Senate for confirmation as required by law:
METROPOLITAN COUNCIL
CHAIR
Adam Duininck, 3628 - 24th Ave. S., Minneapolis, in the county of Hennepin, effective January 16, 2015, for a term expiring on January 7, 2019.
(Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.)
Sincerely,
Mark Dayton, Governor
THIRD ORDER OF BUSINESS
Messages From the House
Madam President:
I have the honor to announce that the House of Representatives of the State of Minnesota has elected the following officer:
Robert Meyerson, Chief Sergeant at Arms.
Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives
Transmitted January 29, 2015
Madam President:
I have the honor to announce the adoption by the House of the following Senate Concurrent Resolution, herewith returned:
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 4: A Senate concurrent resolution adopting deadlines for the 2015 session.
Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives
Returned January 29, 2015
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: BAKK
FOURTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
First Reading of House Bills
FIFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Reports of Committees
Senator Torres Ray from the Committee on State and Local Government, to which was referred
S.F. No. 110: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; providing for filing of approved law modifying certain duties and procedures.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill be amended and when so amended the bill do pass.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: REST
Senator Metzen from the Committee on Commerce, to which was referred
S.F. No. 227: A bill for an act relating to debt collection; regulating debt buyers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 332.31, subdivisions 3, 6.
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: LATZ
Senator Wiger from the Committee on Education, to which was referred
S.F. No. 145: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to provide guidance to school districts regarding certain technology initiatives.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: SCHMIT
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 3: A bill for an act relating to health; adding rural mental health professionals, public health nurses, dental therapists, and advanced dental therapists to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.1501, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Reports the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: CLAUSEN
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 63: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage to include consultations with licensed independent clinical social workers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 48.
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: EKEN
Senator Sheran from the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing, to which was referred
S.F. No. 100: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting the use of investigational drugs, biological products, or devices by certain eligible patients; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
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 Judiciary.
CHIEF SENATE AUTHOR: PETERSEN, B.
SIXTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Second Reading of Senate Bills
S.F. No. 110 was 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 Senjem moved that the name of Senator Saxhaug be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 120.
Senator Saxhaug moved that the name of Senator Marty be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 156.
Senator Cohen moved that the name of Senator Dziedzic be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 202.
Senator Cohen moved that the name of Senator Dziedzic be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 203.
Senator Schmit moved that the name of Senator Metzen be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 270.
Senator Anderson moved that the name of Senator Nelson be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 295.
Senator Schmit moved that the name of Senator Scalze be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 319.
Senator Anderson moved that the names of Senators Wiger and Weber be added as co-authors to S.F. No. 356.
Senator Anderson moved that the names of Senators Wiger and Weber be added as co-authors to S.F. No. 357.
Senator Rest moved that the name of Senator Dziedzic be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 389.
Senator Marty moved that the names of Senators Goodwin and Dibble be added as co-authors to S.F. No. 404.
Senator Champion moved that the name of Senator Dziedzic be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 419.
Senator Saxhaug moved that the name of Senator Pederson, J. be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 428.
Senator Eaton moved that the name of Senator Dibble be added as a co-author to S.F. No. 432.
Senator Eaton moved that S.F. No. 238 be withdrawn from the Committee on Finance and re-referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Clausen moved that S.F. No. 293 be withdrawn from the Committee on Taxes and re-referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Dahms moved that S.F. No. 391 be withdrawn from the Committee on Taxes and re-referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sheran moved that S.F. No. 407 be withdrawn from the Committee on Finance and re-referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sparks and Metzen introduced --
Senate Resolution No. 71: A Senate resolution honoring rockabilly artist Robby Vee.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Dziedzic introduced --
Senate Resolution No. 72: A Senate resolution acknowledging the 100th anniversary of East Side Neighborhood Services.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Hayden introduced --
Senate Resolution No. 73: A Senate resolution honoring the memory of Willie Mae Webb.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Bakk, Hann, Pappas, Limmer and Stumpf introduced --
Senate Resolution No. 74: A Senate resolution honoring Bill Salisbury, dean of the capitol press corps, on the occasion of his retirement.
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