State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, April 11, 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 Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2178: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an exception to the intermediate
care facility for persons with mental retardation and related conditions payment system; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2179: A bill for an act relating to local government; expanding the North Suburban Hospital
District; authorizing the hospital district to levy taxes and issue bonds.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 2180: A bill for an act relating to health; reducing the nursing home license surcharge;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256.9657, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 2181: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing nursing facility payment rate in
Norman County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 2182: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing inflation adjustments for
long-term care providers; changing certain income tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 256B.431, by adding a subdivision; 256B.434, subdivision 4; 256B.5012, by adding a
subdivision; 256B.765; 290.01, subdivisions 6b, 19d; 290.17, subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2183: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Prairie Wetlands Environmental Learning Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 2184: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a presumption directing nutrition and
hydration sufficient to sustain life; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2185: A bill for an act relating to education; providing tax credit for scholarship granting
organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01, subdivision 19c; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 290.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2186: A bill for an act relating to family law; parenting time expeditors; giving the district
court ongoing jurisdiction of expeditor fees; permitting an expeditor to communicate with the court about a
parenting time dispute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 518.1751, subdivisions 2a, 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Tomassoni and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 2187: A bill for an act relating to human services; limiting a contracting agreement between
health plans or pharmacy benefits manager and pharmacies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
295.582.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2188: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds
for Mankato district headquarters building; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Senjem, Neuville and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2189: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions related to financing
public safety radio and communication system; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 403.27, subdivision 3; 403.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2190: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating an alternative secondary sparsity
calculation; amending Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.10, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2191: A bill for an act relating to education; providing salary differential reimbursement aid;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 471.975; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2192: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
providing survivor benefits to the spouse of a police officer killed while on active duty in Iraq.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Jungbauer, Wergin and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 2193: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; authorizing a consumer to place a
security alert on a consumer credit report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
13C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Jungbauer and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 2194: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating consumer credit reporting
agencies; providing a process to remove a consumer's name from credit card solicitation lists; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2195: A bill for an act relating to public safety; corrections; authorizing the commissioner of
corrections to transfer offenders to county jails to prepare the offenders for reintegration; authorizing
sheriffs to electronically monitor offenders who are sentenced to work release; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 631.425, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 243.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Belanger and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2196: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; creating a low-income apartment property
class; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.13, subdivision 25; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Belanger and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2197: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a low-income apartment
property class; restricting market value of certain low-income apartment property based on actual rent;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.13, subdivision 25; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Belanger and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2198: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a low-income apartment
property class; restricting market value based on actual rent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
273.13, subdivision 25; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2199: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the reimbursement rate for a
nursing facility in Otter Tail County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.434, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Olson, Kelley, Dille, Skoe and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2200: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for verification of school bus drivers'
licenses by a certain date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.321, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2201: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a temporary increase in the levy limit for
the Region Nine Regional Development Commission.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2202: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for research on issues related to
sexual crimes.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2203: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for crime victims
services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2204: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the dental health program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2205: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the suicide prevention
program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pogemiller and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2206: A bill for an act relating to taxation; defining the term tax for purposes of Minnesota
Statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 645.44, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.