State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, April 14, 2005


11:30 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 Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2207: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing a mechanism for farmers to reserve
seed from an agricultural crop for purposes of planting in subsequent crop years; authorizing a fee;
imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 21.81, by adding subdivisions; 21.87;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 21.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2208: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income tax; providing a film production tax credit;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2209: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; allowing exempt occasional sales at flea
markets and similar selling events; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.87, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2210: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating fire service funding act; establishing
fire safety surcharge on fire premiums and assessments, with exceptions; abolishing fire insurance tax,
with exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 297I.05, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Solon, Higgins and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2211: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates for
community mental health centers and clinics; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
256B.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2212: A bill for an act relating to job training; providing for training to implement the Ford
Motor Company Ford Production System at the Twin Cities Ford Assembly Plant; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2213: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for bioscience
marketing activities.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoe, Vickerman, Pariseau and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2214: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; modifying the property tax bracket for
agricultural homestead property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Nienow, Jungbauer, Bakk, Pariseau and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2215: A bill for an act relating to the environment; creating the Clean Waters Act; providing
authority, direction, and funding to achieve and maintain water quality standards for Minnesota's surface
waters in accordance with section 303(d) of the federal Clean Water Act; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115.071, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 446A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 114D.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Koering and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2216: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating consumer credit reporting
agencies; providing for the inspection of, and disclosures related to, files and information maintained by
the credit reporting agency; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Koering and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2217: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating consumer credit reports;
providing free credit reports to victims of identity theft; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 13C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Solon, Rosen, Lourey, Nienow and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2218: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a disproportionate population
adjustment for certain hospitals; providing a hospital payment adjustment for certain hospitals under
certain circumstances; changing hospital payment adjustment provisions for diagnostic-related group
payments; increasing the surcharge on criminal and traffic offenders; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256.969, subdivisions 9, 23, 26; 256B.195, subdivision 3; 357.021,
subdivisions 6, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2219: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring movants to pay for tax court transcripts;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 271.07.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2220: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing a certain preference in state
purchasing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 16C.16, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pariseau, Ruud, Gerlach, LeClair and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 2221: A bill for an act relating to public safety; reenacting the Minnesota Citizens' Personal
Protection Act of 2003; recognizing the inherent right of law-abiding citizens to self-protection through the
lawful use of self-defense; providing a system under which responsible, competent adults can exercise
their right to self-protection by authorizing them to obtain a permit to carry a pistol; providing criminal
penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 624.714, subdivision 17, as reenacted.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Gerlach, Reiter and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2222: A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting certain purchases with MFIP
cash grant funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256J.39, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2223: A bill for an act relating to veterans; expanding certain postsecondary education rights;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 192.502, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2224: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for contributions to
health savings accounts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.06, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2225: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Minnesota Public
Radio.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.