State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, June 16, 2005


12:00 Noon


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 46: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing repayment of a refund from the Public
Employees Retirement Association.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Hottinger, Rest, Stumpf, Kelley and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 47: A bill for an act relating to education; providing increased funding for child care
assistance, early childhood family education programs, general community education, adult basic
education, special education, and the general education formula allowance; suspending and reducing
certain fees relating to child care; imposing a temporary individual income tax surtax; providing grants;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119B.09, subdivision 1, as amended;
119B.13, by adding a subdivision; 124D.135, subdivision 1; 124D.20, subdivision 3; 124D.52, subdivision
3; 124D.531, subdivisions 1, 4; 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 4; 125A.79, subdivisions 1, 6; 126C.10,
subdivision 2; 245A.10, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; repealing Laws 2003,
First Special Session chapter 14, article 9, section 36.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 48: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating I-94 as 88th Infantry (Blue Devils)
Division Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Berglin, Ortman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 49: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing additional deputy registrar of
motor vehicles and driver's license agent in Minneapolis; appointing the auditor of Carver County as a
deputy motor vehicle registrar and driver's license agent.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Kelley and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 50: A bill for an act relating to a ballpark for major league baseball; providing for the
financing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the ballpark and related facilities; establishing the
Minnesota Ballpark Authority; defining members of the authority as public officials; providing powers and
duties of the authority; providing a community ownership option upon sale of the team; authorizing
Hennepin County to issue bonds and to contribute to ballpark costs and to engage in ballpark and related
activities; authorizing local sales and use taxes and revenues; requiring actions by the state, the city of
Minneapolis, and the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 473I.01; 473I.02; 473I.03; 473I.04; 473I.05; 473I.06; 473I.07; 473I.08; 473I.09; 473I.10;
473I.11; 473I.12; 473I.13.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 51: A bill for an act relating to public employment; modifying pay equity reporting
requirements for political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 471.999.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Scheid, Gaither, Jungbauer, Rest and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 52: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing construction of a new hospital in the city of
Maple Grove; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Scheid, Gaither, Jungbauer, Rest and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 53: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the hospital construction
moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Moua, Anderson, Pappas and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 54: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct an
interpretive center at the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary in St. Paul; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 55: A bill for an act relating to liquor; repealing the "power hour" prohibition; repealing Laws
2005, chapter 131, section 7.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 56: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; establishing a schedule for meeting and
consideration of bills; forbidding meetings of the legislature in even-numbered years; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 3.011.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 57: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying distribution of county state-aid
highway funds; adjusting passenger automobile tax rates and depreciation schedule; increasing motor fuel
tax rates; allocating revenue from motor vehicle sales tax; authorizing issuance of $1,000,000,000 in state
trunk highway bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 162.07,
subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08,
subdivision 2; 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 58: A bill for an act relating to child care licensing; providing licensure as an employer care
cooperative program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 245A.14, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 59: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating false and deceptive commercial
electronic mail messages; prescribing criminal penalties; providing remedies; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Metzen and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 60: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating a farmland and natural areas fund;
establishing a cigarette fee; creating a council; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116V.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 61: A bill for an act relating to state park and recreation area operations; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 62: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring withholding; providing for taxation of
certain income; eliminating certain deductions; conforming with certain federal income tax changes;
prohibiting state contracts with certain vendors; providing for taxation of cigarettes, liquor, and rented and
leased vehicles; modifying certain sales tax exemptions; defining "direct business" for purposes of
insurance taxes; modifying the homestead market value credit reimbursement; establishing a tax
compliance program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16C.03, by
adding a subdivision; 289A.20, subdivision 2; 289A.38, by adding a subdivision; 289A.60, by adding a
subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 19b, 19c, 19d, 31; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.067, subdivision
2a; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.10; 290.17, subdivision 2; 290.92, by adding a subdivision; 290A.03,
subdivisions 3, 15; 297A.61, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 297A.67, subdivision 8, by adding a
subdivision; 297A.68, subdivisions 2, 5; 297I.01, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2001, First Special
Session chapter 5, article 12, section 95; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
289A; 295; 297A; 297F.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Rest, Hann and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 63: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing the legislative auditor to retain
certain audit fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 3.9741, subdivision 1; 37.06.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Pariseau, Ruud and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 64: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, by adding a section; dedicating the sales tax receipts equal to a percentage of the
sales tax on taxable sales for game and fish purposes; creating a heritage enhancement fund; establishing a
Heritage Enhancement Council; providing for appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
297A.94; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 65: A bill for an act relating to the financing of state government; providing for structural
balance in the state budget; appropriating money for education, the environment, agriculture, economic
development, transportation, and health and human services with certain conditions; fixing and limiting
fees; regulating the deposit of money in the state treasury; regulating transfers between appropriations and
accounts; requiring certain studies and reports; shortening the holding period for abandoned securities;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.54; 127A.49, subdivision 2; 168.013, subdivision 8;
168.12, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 5; 168.1255, subdivision 4; 168.127, subdivision 6; 168.129,
subdivision 5; 168.1293, subdivision 7; 168.1296, subdivision 5; 168.27, subdivision 11; 168.33,
subdivision 7, as amended; 168.381, subdivision 4; 168A.152, subdivision 2; 168A.29, subdivision 1;
168A.31; 169.09, subdivision 13; 169A.60, subdivision 16; 171.06, subdivisions 2, 2a; 171.061,
subdivision 4; 171.07, subdivision 11; 171.13, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 171.26; 171.29,
subdivision 2; 171.36; 256.975, subdivision 9; 256B.0625, subdivision 13; 256B.0911, subdivision 1a;
256M.40, subdivision 2; 345.47, subdivisions 3, 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 93; 168; 299A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.012, subdivision 12; 168.041,
subdivision 11; 168.105, subdivision 6; 168.123, subdivision 5; 168.1235, subdivision 5; 168.128,
subdivision 4; 168.231; 168.345, subdivisions 3, 4; 170.23; 171.12, subdivision 8; 171.185; 256.955.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.