State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, June 6, 2005


11:00 A.M.


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.

Senators Bachmann and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 22: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a
section to article XIII; recognizing as marriage only a union between one man and one woman.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Reiter and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 23: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating English as the official language;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Betzold; Jungbauer; Johnson, D.E.; Pogemiller and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 24: A bill for an act relating to stadiums; requiring certain government and football officials to
negotiate and develop an agreement for the construction, financing, and operation of a new professional
football stadium.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Betzold; Jungbauer; Johnson, D.E.; Pogemiller and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 25: A bill for an act relating to stadiums; providing for the financing of a football stadium in
Anoka County; creating a stadium authority; authorizing the county to levy and collect certain taxes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473J.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Ortman, Sams, Wiger, Scheid and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 26: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing an education tax credit for tuition
expenses for certain school attendance; eliminating the family cap on the education tax credit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.0674, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Michel, LeClair and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 27: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; prohibiting per diem payments to members
during special sessions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.099, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Pappas, Belanger, Michel, Ourada and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 28: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating resident tuition; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Pogemiller, Betzold, Michel, Langseth and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 29: A bill for an act relating to retirement; various public pension plans; clarifying and
revising various plan provisions; eliminating obsolete provisions; defining final average salary; modifying
the definition of allowable service to include time on strike; permitting judges to purchase service credit
for an authorized leave; requiring specified payments; clarifying references to actuarial services in
determining actuarial equivalence; defining covered salary to include certain employer contributions to
supplemental retirement plans; specifying itemized detail of plan administrative expenses in annual
financial reporting; excluding police officers of the University of Minnesota from the public employees
police and fire fund; clarifying collection procedures relating to charter schools; adding a uniform
nonassignment and legal process exemption provision; providing for various member and employer
contribution rate increases; adding employees of Bridges Medical Services, Hutchinson Area Health Care,
and Northfield Hospital to privatization coverage; extending date for filing special law approval with the
secretary of state for the RenVilla Nursing Home; requiring the privatization periodic filing of updated
copies of articles of incorporation and bylaws; modifying a higher education individual retirement account
plan investment option provision; implementing the recommendations of the Volunteer Firefighter Relief
Association working group of the state auditor; modifying the trigger date for filing financial reports;
revising the per firefighter financing requirements for monthly benefit service pensions; modifying the
options for crediting interest on deferred service pensions; clarifying the deferred service pension options
available to defined contribution plans; providing for the crediting of service during military service
leaves; requiring the amortization of experience losses; clarifying the compliance requirements for the
qualification for fire state aid; modifying a limit on mutual fund investments; clarifying corporate stock
and exchange-traded funds investment authority; modifying the municipal representation requirements on
relief association governing boards; clarifying exemptions from process and taxation; providing that
certain laws do not apply to the consolidation of specified volunteer firefighter relief associations;
providing an ad hoc postretirement adjustment to Eveleth police and fire trust fund benefit recipients;
authorizing the Maplewood Firefighters Relief Association to transfer assets to the Oakdale Firefighters
Relief Association to cover service credits earned by certain individuals; restructuring the statewide
Teachers Retirement Fund Association fund and benefit plan; providing a special post retirement
adjustment to certain pre-1969 teachers; changing deferred annuities augmentation for new retirement plan
members; creating a public pension plan default insurance pool; increasing the maximum retirement plan
covered salary figure; providing certain early retirement incentives; creating a task force to study creation
of a statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 3A.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 8, by adding subdivisions; 3A.011; 3A.02, subdivisions 1, 1b, 3,
4, 5; 3A.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 3A.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 3A.05; 3A.07;
3A.10, subdivision 1; 3A.12; 3A.13; 43A.17, subdivision 9; 69.011, subdivision 2b, by adding a
subdivision; 69.021, subdivisions 5, 11; 69.051, subdivisions 1, 1a; 69.33; 69.77, subdivision 4; 69.771;
69.772, subdivisions 3, 4; 69.773, subdivisions 4, 5; 69.775; 352.01, subdivisions 2a, 4, 5, 12, 13, 21, 23,
by adding a subdivision; 352.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 352.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 12; 352.041,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 352.115, subdivisions 2, 3; 352.116, subdivision 1a; 352.15, subdivisions 1, 3, 4;
352.22, subdivision 10; 352.72, subdivision 2; 352.87, subdivision 3; 352.91, by adding a subdivision;
352.911, subdivision 5; 352.92, subdivisions 1, 2; 352.93, subdivision 1; 352B.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 11;
352B.02, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 1d, 1e; 352B.071; 352B.30, subdivision 2; 352C.021, by adding a
subdivision; 352C.091, subdivision 1; 352C.10; 352D.01; 352D.015, subdivisions 3, 4; 352D.02,
subdivision 1; 352D.03; 352D.04, subdivision 2; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 352D.085, subdivision 1;
352D.09, subdivisions 5, 7; 352D.12; 353.01, subdivisions 6, 10, 14, 32, 33, by adding a subdivision;
353.025; 353.026; 353.027; 353.028; 353.14; 353.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 353.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a,
11, by adding a subdivision; 353.271; 353.28, subdivisions 5, 6; 353.29, subdivision 3; 353.30, subdivision
5; 353.31, subdivision 1c; 353.32, subdivision 9; 353.33, subdivisions 3, 12; 353.64, by adding a
subdivision; 353.65, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 353.651, subdivision 3; 353.656, subdivision 1; 353.71,
subdivision 2; 353B.02, subdivision 10; 353E.01, subdivision 5; 353E.05; 353F.02, subdivision 4; 354.05,
subdivisions 2, 7, 13, 35, by adding a subdivision; 354.091; 354.094, subdivision 1; 354.10, subdivisions
1, 3, 4; 354.33, subdivision 5; 354.39; 354.41, subdivision 2; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding
subdivisions; 354.44, subdivisions 2, 6; 354.55, subdivision 11; 354A.011, subdivisions 3a, 15a, 24, 27, by
adding a subdivision; 354A.021, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 354A.092; 354A.093,
subdivision 1; 354A.095; 354A.096; 354A.097, subdivision 1; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3a, 3b, 3c,
3d; 354A.30; 354A.31, subdivisions 4, 4a, 5, 7; 354A.32, subdivision 1; 354A.37, subdivision 2; 354A.39;
354A.40, subdivision 1; 354A.41; 354B.21, subdivisions 2, 3; 354B.25, subdivision 2; 355.01, subdivision
3e; 356.20, subdivisions 2, 4; 356.214, subdivision 1; 356.215, subdivisions 8, 11; 356.216; 356.24,
subdivision 1; 356.30, subdivisions 1, 3; 356.302, subdivision 7; 356.303, subdivision 4; 356.315, by
adding a subdivision; 356.42, subdivision 3; 356.465, subdivision 3; 356.47, subdivision 3; 356.551;
356.611, subdivision 1; 356.65, subdivision 2; 356A.06, subdivision 7; 383B.46, subdivision 2; 383B.47;
383B.48; 383B.49; 422A.01, subdivisions 6, 11, by adding subdivisions; 422A.05, subdivision 2c;
422A.06, subdivisions 3, 5, 7, 8; 422A.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 422A.101, subdivision 3; 422A.15,
subdivision 1; 422A.16, subdivision 9; 422A.22, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6; 422A.231; 422A.24; 423A.02,
subdivision 1b; 423B.01, by adding a subdivision; 423B.05, subdivision 3; 423B.09, subdivision 1, by
adding a subdivision; 423B.10, subdivision 1; 423B.17; 423C.01, by adding a subdivision; 423C.05,
subdivision 2; 423C.09; 424A.02, subdivisions 3, 4, 7; 424A.04, subdivision 1; 424B.10, subdivision 1;
471A.10; 490.121, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, by adding subdivisions; 490.122;
490.123, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 3; 490.124, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 490.125,
subdivisions 1, 2; 490.126; 490.133; 525.05; Laws 1999, chapter 222, article 16, section 16, as amended;
Laws 2000, chapter 461, article 4, section 4, as amended; Laws 2004, chapter 267, article 12, section 4;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 128D; 352C; 354; 356; 383B; 423C; 424A;
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 490A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 3A.01, subdivisions 3, 4, 6a, 7; 3A.02, subdivision 2; 3A.04, subdivision 1a; 3A.09; 352.119,
subdivision 1; 352.15, subdivision 1a; 352C.01; 352C.011; 352C.021; 352C.031; 352C.033; 352C.04;
352C.051; 352C.09; 352C.091, subdivisions 2, 3; 353.15, subdivision 2; 353.29, subdivision 2; 353.34,
subdivision 3b; 353.36, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2b, 2c; 353.46, subdivision 4; 353.651, subdivision 2; 353.663;
353.74; 353.75; 354.10, subdivision 2; 354.59; 354A.051; 354A.105; 354A.23, subdivision 1; 354A.28;
422A.101, subdivision 4; 422A.22, subdivisions 2, 5; 422A.221; 490.021; 490.025; 490.101; 490.102;
490.103; 490.105; 490.106; 490.107; 490.108; 490.109; 490.1091; 490.12; 490.121, subdivisions 2, 3, 5,
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20; 490.124, subdivision 6; 490.132; 490.15; 490.16; 490.18.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 30: 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 Kelley, Sams, McGinn, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 31: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing survivor benefits to spouse of St. Louis
Park police officer killed while on active duty in Iraq.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 32: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; prohibiting per diem payments to members
during certain special sessions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.099, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Bachmann and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 33: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring Department of Transportation and
Metropolitan Council to conduct study of bus rapid transit on the transportation corridor between
Stillwater and St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Michel, Marko, Kierlin, Pappas and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 34: A bill for an act relating to a University of Minnesota football stadium; providing a
process for state support of a football stadium at the University of Minnesota; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 340A.404, subdivision 4a;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Bachmann and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 35: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; abolishing the alternative minimum tax for
individuals and corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 289A.25, subdivision 5; 290.02;
290.06, subdivisions 30, 31; 290.491; 298.01, subdivisions 3d, 4e; 469.316, subdivision 1; 469.317;
469.337; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 290.0674, subdivision 3; 290.091; 290.0921; 298.01,
subdivisions 3c, 4d.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Bachmann and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 36: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; amending the education credit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.0674, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Olson, Rest, Gaither and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 37: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating high-occupancy vehicle lanes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 160.93, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.