State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, April 18, 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.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2226: A bill for an act relating to higher education; amending the Minnesota academic
excellence scholarship; clarifying tuition benefits for senior citizens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 135A.30, subdivisions 1, 4; 135A.52, subdivisions 1, 2; 136F.32, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Koering, Sams and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2227: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring a report by the Department of Revenue;
creating a credit for contributions to the Explore Minnesota Tourism additional source fund; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2228: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing an income tax
checkoff to fund benefits for survivors of law enforcement officers and firefighters and providing for
maintenance of peace officer and firefighter memorials; establishing an advisory council; requiring a
report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey, Solon, Berglin, Rosen and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 2229: A bill for an act relating to health; directing the commissioner of health to work with
local public health departments to develop a public health information network; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2230: A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating the JOBZ program; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.067,
subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922,
subdivisions 2, 3; 297B.03; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 272.02, subdivision 64; 272.029,
subdivision 7; 290.06, subdivision 29; 297A.68, subdivision 37; 469.310; 469.311; 469.312; 469.313;
469.314; 469.315; 469.316; 469.317; 469.318; 469.319; 469.320; 477A.08.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Belanger; Michel; Ranum; Johnson, D.E. and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2231: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; providing for senate
confirmation of certain appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.604, subdivisions 1,
4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Belanger, Michel and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2232: A bill for an act relating to health; extending approval for a nursing facility moratorium
exception proposal approved under the competitive exception process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 144A.073, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2233: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting computer-assisted remote
hunting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2234: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school milk to be provided in single
service plastic containers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.118, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Metzen, Sams and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2235: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring certain disclosures from insurance
producers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 60K.46, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Rosen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2236: A bill for an act relating to sales taxes; allowing a vendor allowance; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 289A.31, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rosen, Vickerman, Dille and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2237: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the construction, reconstruction, or
maintenance of town roads of significance to livestock operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 174.52, subdivisions 4, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.