State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, April 6, 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 Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2103: A bill for an act relating to education funding; increasing referendum equalization aid;
increasing the referendum revenue cap; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.17, subdivisions
2, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2104: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan;
providing an annuity for a former St. Paul firefighter to correct an error in coverage.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Moua, Pappas, Rosen, Berglin and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2105: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for licensing of naturopathic doctors;
providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 62J.54, subdivision 2; 116J.70,
subdivision 2a; 144.335, subdivision 1; 145.61, subdivision 2; 146.23, subdivision 7; 148B.60, subdivision
3; 151.01, subdivision 23; 214.23, subdivision 1; 604A.01, subdivision 2; 604A.015; proposing coding for
new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147E.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Betzold and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2106: A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining a locally controlled process for
establishing hazardous traffic condition pupil transportation zones; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous
pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.88, by adding a
subdivision; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2107: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the types of projects that are
eligible for funding with the alternative facilities bonding and levying program; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 123B.59, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2108: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the types of projects that are
eligible for funding with the alternative facilities bonding and levying program; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 123B.59, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 2109: A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a state tax reform action commission;
authorizing appointment to the commission; directing preparation of a report to the legislature;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hann and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2110: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the referendum revenue
allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.17, subdivisions 2, 5, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2111: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing notice requirements for student
surveys and similar instruments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2112: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for meetings of county boards
at locations other than the county seat; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 375.07.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 2113: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; authorizing certain
expenditures of increment by the city of Rosemount.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2114: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that certain rules take effect
only upon legislative approval; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 14.19; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2115: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing a school district to terminate the
enrollment of a nonresident enrollment options student during the school year; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 124D.03, subdivision 12; 260C.143, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2116: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Skoe, Hann, Langseth and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2117: A bill for an act relating to data practices; agricultural data; classifying certain
information relating to feedlots and animal premises as nonpublic data; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 13.643, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2118: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring businesses that possess personal data to
notify persons whose personal information has been disclosed to unauthorized persons; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2119: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
requiring fees be paid in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 353.03,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2120: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting tobacco use in certain health care settings;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.414, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Jungbauer, Nienow and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2121: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying motor vehicle, traffic regulation,
and driver's license provisions relating to commercial motor vehicles; making technical and clarifying
changes; modifying definitions of recreational vehicle, motor home, state, and tank vehicle; prohibiting
issuance of identification card to holder of driving instruction permit; modifying driver's license
classifications, restrictions, exceptions, and exemptions; modifying driver records provisions;
incorporating federal regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.011, subdivision 25;
169.01, subdivision 75; 169A.52, subdivision 3; 171.01, subdivisions 22, 47, by adding a subdivision;
171.02; 171.03; 171.04, subdivision 2; 171.09; 171.12, subdivision 3; 171.165, subdivisions 1, 2, 6;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 169.99, subdivision 1b; 171.12, subdivision 6; 171.165, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a, 4b; Minnesota
Rules, part 7503.2400.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Vickerman and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 2122: A bill for an act relating to counties; permitting counties to issue capital improvement
bonds for rehabilitation or demolition of tax-forfeited commercial property; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 373.40, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Metzen, Tomassoni, Sparks and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2123: A resolution memorializing the President, Congress, and the United States Postal
Service to maintain current levels of service.

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

Senators Rosen, Hottinger and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2124: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for compulsory instruction of children
between five and 16 years of age; making special provisions for children under age 7; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 120A.22, subdivisions 5, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Belanger, Michel, Ranum, Higgins and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2125: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; including
Bloomington in the definition of "city"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.601, subdivision
6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2126: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the commissioner of health to study
and make recommendations regarding use of an additive to anhydrous ammonia to prevent illicit use of
amphetamine.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2127: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the commissioner of health to
develop methamphetamine offender education materials; requiring sheriffs to provide inmates with
methamphetamine education materials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144;
387.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Dibble, Higgins, Jungbauer, Sams and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2128: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing a valuation exclusion for new or
refurbished individual sewage treatment systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.11, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Skoe, Skoglund and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2129: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing local governments to charge a
fee to provide mosquito abatement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 18G.14, subdivisions 12,
16, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Senjem and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2130: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing the Rochester University
Development Committee; creating development account; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 2131: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; reforming medical malpractice liability;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 147; 604.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2132: A bill for an act relating to state government; directing an assessment of public access to
the Internet and Internet-based public information and applications.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rosen, Pariseau and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2133: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying certain issuing fees; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.485, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Rosen, Skoe and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2134: A bill for an act relating to education; changing the calculation of marginal cost pupil
units and equalized debt service levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 126C.05, subdivisions
5, 6; 123B.53, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Tomassoni, Kierlin and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2135: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for college in the schools;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.101, subdivision 4; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Marty, Anderson and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2136: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring the commissioner of the
Pollution Control Agency to seek funding for environmental justice mapping.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Reiter, Robling and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2137: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for an election to determine whether to
detach land from an existing school district for a new independent school district; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2138: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the suicide prevention
program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2139: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional state employees retirement plan of
the Minnesota State Retirement System; establishing a process within the Department of Corrections for
the evaluation and recommendation of potential additional inclusions in plan coverage; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 352.91, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2140: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting school districts to provide employees
with electronic earning statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 181.032.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2141: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit from the
public employees police and fire fund.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2142: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding forfeiture of conveyance devices
involved in drug crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.5311, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Hann and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2143: A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a state tax reform action commission;
authorizing appointment to the commission; directing preparation of a report to the legislature;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators McGinn, Jungbauer and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 2144: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating credit card offers and
solicitations; requiring address corrections; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
325G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators McGinn, Jungbauer and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 2145: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing a procedure to block the
reporting of information in a consumer credit report in cases of identity theft; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2146: A bill for an act relating to utilities; repealing sunset provision for certain expedited
proceedings and practices of Public Utilities Commission; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 125, section 4, as
amended.

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

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2147: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating electric transmission companies; making
clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 216B.02, by adding a subdivision;
216B.2425, subdivisions 2, 7; 216B.50, subdivision 1; 216B.62, by adding a subdivision; 216B.79.

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

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2148: A bill for an act relating to energy assistance; correcting statutory authority for energy
assistance programs previously transferred between agencies; repealing obsolete energy assistance
programs; removing obsolete oil overcharge language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
13.681, by adding a subdivision; 119A.15, subdivision 5a; 216C.09; 216C.30, subdivision 4; 216C.31;
462A.05, subdivisions 21, 23; 504B.161, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
13.319, subdivision 4; 119A.42, subdivision 4; 216B.165, subdivision 2; 216C.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4,
5, 6, 7; 216C.30, subdivision 5; Minnesota Rules, parts 7635.0100; 7635.0110; 7635.0120; 7635.0130;
7635.0140; 7635.0150; 7635.0160; 7635.0170; 7635.0180; 7635.0200; 7635.0210; 7635.0220; 7635.0230;
7635.0240; 7635.0250; 7635.0260; 7635.0300; 7635.0310; 7635.0320; 7635.0330; 7635.0340; 7635.0400;
7635.0410; 7635.0420; 7635.0500; 7635.0510; 7635.0520; 7635.0530; 7635.0600; 7635.0610; 7635.0620;
7635.0630; 7635.0640; 7635.1000; 7635.1010; 7635.1020; 7635.1030; 7655.0100; 7655.0120; 7655.0200;
7655.0210; 7655.0220; 7655.0230; 7655.0240; 7655.0250; 7655.0260; 7655.0270; 7655.0280; 7655.0290;
7655.0300; 7655.0310; 7655.0320; 7655.0330; 7655.0400; 7655.0410; 7655.0420.

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

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2149: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing motor fuel tax rates and providing
for annual indexing; allocating revenue from motor vehicle sales tax; authorizing issuance of
$2,100,000,000 in state trunk highway bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2; 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 296A.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lourey and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2150: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the existence of the Organic Advisory
Task Force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 31.94.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble, Chaudhary, Marty and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2151: A bill for an act relating to environment; imposing limits on mercury emissions for
coal-fired electric generating facilities; creating a grant program to research mercury reduction
technologies for taconite processing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116.915, subdivision 3;
116.925, subdivision 2; 216B.1692, subdivisions 1, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 116; 298.

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

Senators Dibble, Anderson, Frederickson, Hottinger and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2152: A bill for an act relating to environment; imposing limits on mercury emissions for
coal-fired electric generating facilities; creating a grant program to research mercury reduction
technologies for taconite processing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116.915, subdivision 3;
116.925, subdivision 2; 216B.1692, subdivisions 1, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 116; 298.

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

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2153: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for explanation of pharmacy
benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 151.214, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2154: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by
adding a section; providing for equality of rights under the law for men and women.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 2155: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter school students to participate in
extracurricular activities in their resident school district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivision 4; 124D.10, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2156: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; removing sunset provision for
anticompetitive telecommunications practices; amending Laws 1999, chapter 224, section 7, as amended.

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

Senators Berglin and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2157: A bill for an act relating to health; creating an exception to the hospital construction
moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.