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Minnesota Legislature
2007-2008 Regular Session

31st MEETING - Part 2 - Finance

February 14, 2008

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Energy Finance and Policy.

HF House Author Title
HF344 Demmer Olmsted County municipal solid waste combustor expansion authorized, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1392 Hilty Hydrogen renewable energy initiative established, hydrogen energy use policies established, and money appropriated.
HF2569 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to utilities; enacting Minnesota Public Utilities Holding Company Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 216B.02, subdivision 4; 216B.49, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby recalled from the Division on Environment and Natural Resources Finance after consultation with the division chairs.

HF House Author Title
HF2481 Hausman Como Zoo infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2556 Eken A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state park rehabilitation and development; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2563 Hilty A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment system in the Big Lake Area Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2564 Hilty A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new supply well in the city of Barnum; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2565 Hilty A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new supply well in the city of Carlton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2566 Hilty A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Moose Lake wastewater collection and treatment facility project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2571 Howes A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Paul Bunyan State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2574 Hamilton A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Windom Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2592 Koenen A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the Upper Sioux Community water system.
HF2594 Dill A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for North Shore state parks and trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2597 Hosch A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for land acquisition for Warner Lake Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2598 Hosch A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Rocori Trail in Stearns County.
HF2603 Olin A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new Kittson County ATV trail.
HF2607 Olin A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Roseau east diversion flood control project.
HF2611 Juhnke A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Grass Lake restoration.
HF2613 Juhnke A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Sibley State Park facilities improvements.
HF2615 Juhnke A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Willmar wastewater treatment facility.
HF2641 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Canisteo Mine Outflow Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2642 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for infrastructure and other improvements for a steel mill in Itasca County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2654 Rukavina A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Iron Junction sewer expansion.
HF2655 Rukavina A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the city of Aurora wastewater treatment facility, phase II; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2661 Severson A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Sartell for the Central Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2666 Rukavina A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Gilbert wastewater treatment facility improvements.
HF2675 Urdahl A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state park and recreation area acquisition; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2677 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for construction of a water reclamation facility in Fairbault.
HF2688 Westrom A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing an infrastructure funding grant for Elbow Lake.
HF2690 Laine A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to redevelop the Springbrook Nature Center in the city of Fridley; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
HF2698 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Sartell for the Central Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2704 Dill A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for shooting sports facilities at the Vermillion Highlands Wildlife Management Area; authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.
HF2707 Lenczewski A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for removal and replacement of the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge in Bloomington; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2712 Kalin A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for dam safety modifications on the Sunrise River in Chisago County.
HF2731 Hansen A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Board of Water and Soil Resources statewide projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2733 Mahoney A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of St. Paul master plan for Keller and Phalen Parks.
HF2738 Beard A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for dredge material site projects in the Lower Minnesota Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2741 Solberg A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility reconstruction in Grand Rapids.
HF2743 Kalin A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for acquisition of Ojiketa Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2745 Wagenius A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; providing for repayment of certain appropriations from the environment and natural resources trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116P.10.
HF2756 McFarlane A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Tamarack Nature Center - Destination for Discovery; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2801 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Voyageurs Heritage Center and Voyageurs National Park Headquarters; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2806 Brown A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct remedial systems in the city of Albert Lea.
HF2808 Brown A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Blazing Star Trail.
HF2814 Howes A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a water main in the city of Walker; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2817 Morrow A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater improvements in the city of Lafayette; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2818 Johnson A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a snowmaking system for the Battle Creek Winter Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2819 Johnson A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Lower Afton Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2825 Atkins A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Heritage Village Park in Inver Grove Heights.
HF2829 Hornstein A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Minneapolis parkway improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2834 Wollschlager A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a pedestrian bridge over the Cannon River; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2836 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; requiring the commissioner of natural resources to provide recommendations on the development of a nonmetro regional parks and trails system; appropriating money for acquisition and betterment of nonmetro regional parks; authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.
HF2841 Nornes A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for aquatic habitat acquisition; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2845 Ward A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Cuyuna State Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2848 Bly A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Mill Towns State Trail.
HF2849 Gottwalt A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for land acquisition for Quarry Park and Nature Preserve; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Health Care and Human Services Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2458 Eken Native American juvenile treatment center construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2581 Howes A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for additional demolition costs at the Ah-Gwah-Ching Regional Treatment Center Campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2749 Liebling A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates for nursing facilities located in Olmsted County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
HF2751 Ruud A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a grant for the establishment of the kinship navigator program for grandparents and relatives raising related children; appropriating money.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2653 Clark A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying the definition of neighborhood land trust; appropriating money for neighborhood land trusts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 462A.30, subdivision 8.
HF2718 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for publicly owned housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2734 Clark A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for neighborhood land trusts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2736 Mullery A bill for an act relating to housing; directing the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency to study the potential benefits of establishing a statewide registry of landlords; requiring a report.
HF2748 Liebling A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the administrative services unit to apportion the amount necessary to purchase medical professional liability insurance coverage and authorizing fees to be adjusted to compensate for the apportioned amount; appropriating money; amending Minnesota statutes 2006 section 214.40, by adding a subdivision.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby recalled from the Division on Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance after consultation with the division chairs.

HF House Author Title
HF2523 Heidgerken Sauk Centre veterans facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2480 Juhnke Kandiyohi County veterans facility funding established, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2456 Ward Brainerd; veterans nursing home design funding provided on the Brainerd Regional Treatment Center site, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Minnesota Heritage Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2646 Faust A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for repair of the Hinckley Fire State Monument; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2684 Eken A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Indian burial site acquisition; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2694 Doty A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for the Pine Grove Zoo in Little Falls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.94.
HF2703 Jaros A bill for an act relating to tourism; appropriating money for improvements to Lake Superior Mississippi Railroad scenic railway.
HF2706 Doty A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Historical Society; appropriating money for the military museum at Camp Ripley.
HF2481 Hausman Como Zoo infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2729 Morrow A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for heritage trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2739 Cornish A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Wells Depot in the city of Wells; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Public Safety Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2608 Solberg A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a fire and hazardous response team facility in Grand Rapids.
HF2648 Bly A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Northfield public safety and regional emergency operations center.
HF2672 Urdahl A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Annandale Tactical Training Center.
HF2686 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for phase 3 of the Minnesota Correctional Facility, Faribault expansion.
HF2710 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for asset preservation at correctional facilities statewide.
HF2730 Doty A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a training and exercise center at Camp Ripley.
HF2815 Hilty A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for phase 2 of the Moose Lake sex offender treatment program facilities.
HF2823 Bigham A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for restorative justice services.
HF2830 Davnie A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an emergency operations center and regional fire training center in the city of Minneapolis.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby recalled from the Division on Public Safety Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2458 Eken Native American juvenile treatment center construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on State Government Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF1440 Kahn Certificates of pay equity compliance required as condition for certain state contracts, and money appropriated.
HF2579 Bigham A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for improvements at the Disabled Veteran's Rest Camp on Big Marine Lake in Washington County.
HF2562 Kelliher A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for predesign of Orchestra Hall and Peavey Plaza in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2810 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for repair of the roof at the Bemidji National Guard Training and Community Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2821 Hansen A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to acquire and distribute statewide high resolution digital elevation data.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Transportation Finance and Policy.

HF House Author Title
HF2568 Wardlow A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing sale of state transportation bonds; appropriating money for completion of the Ring Road project in the city of Eagan.
HF2570 Solberg A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Minnesota sesquicentennial special plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
HF2626 Clark A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating fee for identification cards for seniors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 171.07, subdivision 3a.
HF2667 Rukavina A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Hoyt Lakes and town of White rail and infrastructure project.
HF2674 McNamara A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for fracture-critical bridge replacement; authorizing sale of trunk highway or general obligation bonds depending on adoption of a constitutional amendment.
HF2691 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for the St. Cloud Regional Airport.
HF2693 Laine A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a train station in the city of Fridley.
HF2697 Johnson A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing sale of bonds for roadside properties on the Great River Road; appropriating money.
HF2715 Magnus A bill for an act relating to railroads; forgiving state loans made to Rock and Nobles Counties.
HF2716 Bigham A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Red Rock Corridor Transit Way.
HF2732 Loeffler A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2757 Hornstein A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner of transportation to develop or identify a device to give warning of imminent bridge collapse; requiring a report.
HF2758 Hausman A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Central Corridor Transit Way.
HF2759 Kalin A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for Trunk Highway 8 improvements in the city of Lindstrom; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
HF2813 Winkler A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner to prioritize for state funding certain metropolitan area projects that have been awarded federal funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 174.03, subdivision 1.
HF2822 Fritz A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for expansion of Trunk Highway 60 in Faribault and related improvements; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
HF2831 Davnie A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements and right-of-way acquisition within the Franklin LRT Station and 46th Street Station redevelopment areas in the city of Minneapolis.
HF2832 Slawik A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for preliminary engineering of improvements along a portion of Trunk Highway 5 in Maplewood; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
HF2833 Slawik A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for feasibility study of improvements along Trunk Highway 5 in Maplewood.
HF2844 Simon A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an Environmental Impact Statement and preliminary engineering for the Southwest Transit Way Corridor; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2853 Bigham A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring installation of specific service signs on marked Trunk Highway 61.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bill is hereby recalled from the Division on Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness.

HF House Author Title
HF2776 Norton A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new steam line from Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility to Rochester Community and Technical College Campus.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bill is hereby referred to the Division on Energy Policy and Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2776 Norton A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new steam line from Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility to Rochester Community and Technical College Campus.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bill is hereby referred to the Division on Health Care and Human Services Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2815 Hilty A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for phase 2 of the Moose Lake sex offender treatment program facilities.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bill is hereby recalled from the Division on Public Safety Finance.

HF House Author Title
HF2815 Hilty A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for phase 2 of the Moose Lake sex offender treatment program facilities.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bill is hereby referred to the Division on Transportation Finance and Policy.

HF House Author Title
HF2800 Lieder Transportation Finance Omnibus Bill

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness.

HF House Author Title
HF2744 Greiling State bond financed property sale proceeds distribution modified



The meeting was adjourned at 6:14 P.M.





Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair




Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
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