State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, April 7, 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 McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2158: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying a definition used in levy and debt
limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.032.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2159: A bill for an act relating to children; providing that husband of mother by assisted
reproduction or artificial insemination is treated as biological father of resulting child in certain instances;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 257.56, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Skoglund, Reiter and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2160: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various
claims; increasing amount of allowable reimbursement for certain damage by inmates; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.755.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach, Wergin and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2161: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing school districts flexibility to
transfer unused debt service revenue for general purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
475.61, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Frederickson, Bakk, Belanger and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2162: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a sales tax exemption for certain
aircraft and aerial surveying equipment used in a job opportunity building zone; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 297A.68, subdivision 37.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2163: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a personal property tax exemption and a
sales tax exemption for construction materials used for an electric generating facility; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 272.02, subdivision 53; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.

Senators Rosen, Anderson, Sparks and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2164: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for small business
development.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2165: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing for
telecommunications/Internet access equity aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 127A.45, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2166: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; clarifying the market value exclusion for
electric power generation efficiency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 272.0211, subdivisions 1,
2.

Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.

Senators Dibble, Higgins, Anderson, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2167: A bill for an act relating to to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; requiring certain
labor-related provisions in contracts with concession operators; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Jungbauer, Betzold and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2168: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for commuter bus
service between Elk River and Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 2169: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; extending the expiration date for
consumer protections for wireless telecommunications customers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 325F.695, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.

Senators Scheid and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2170: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing planning grants for school
readiness projects; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2171: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the compensation of licensees;
requiring disclosures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60K.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Ruud, Ourada, Senjem, Jungbauer and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2172: A bill for an act relating to crime; authorizing a local correctional agency to create a
schedule of local confinement fees to defray the costs associated with confinement; creating a claim and
lien in favor of the local correctional agency against an offender's future windfall; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 270A.03, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 244.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Jungbauer; Bachmann; Reiter and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2173: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI; 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 Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni, Anderson and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2174: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for state involvement in
trade policies.

Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Energy and Community Development.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2175: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; broadening the definition of
"corporation"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 211B.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2176: A bill for an act relating to education finance; including seasonal recreational property
in the definition of referendum tax base; adjusting operating referendum equalization factors; excluding
seasonal recreational property from the state general levy tax base; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 275.025, subdivisions 1,
4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 275.025, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2177: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for revenue from legislative
public information publications and from legislative media productions; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.