State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, March 31, 2005


9:00 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 Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1981: A bill for an act relating to corrections; creating discipline procedures for correctional
officers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1982: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a housing opportunity area tax
abatement program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1983: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a gross receipts tax on retail sales of
consumer goods in excess of $20,000,000 at an individual location; establishing thresholds for
compensation and percentage of full-time employees that cause the establishment to be subject to the gross
receipts tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 289A.01; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 295.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1984: A bill for an act relating to employment; increasing the penalty for failure to pay a
discharged employee within 24 hours; modifying the penalty for failure to pay benefits or wage
supplements; increasing the penalty for violation of migrant worker payment requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 181.11; 181.74, subdivision 1; 181.89, subdivision 2.

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

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1985: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for youth programs.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1986: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring a super majority vote by the
county to transfer certain local assessment responsibilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
273.055.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1987: 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 Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1988: A bill for an act relating to higher education; enacting the Free Speech for Faculty and
Students Bill of Rights; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 1989: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing commissioner of public safety to
remove from department records certain old liens on passenger automobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 168A.20, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Murphy, Sams and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1990: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; redefining recreational vehicle
combination to include certain combinations hauling horse trailers and related vehicles; increasing
maximum gross weight for certain vehicles and combinations hauling livestock on noninterstate highways;
requiring a permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.01, subdivision 78; 169.81,
subdivision 3c; 169.824, subdivision 2; 169.86, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1991: A bill for an act relating to the military; clarifying the pay differential law for state
employees who are ordered to active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
43A.183; 192.261, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1992: A bill for an act relating to fund-raising for repair and restoration of Minnesota's State
Capitol.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1993: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions relating to physical therapists;
providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 148.65, by adding subdivisions; 148.706;
148.75; 148.7806; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota
Rules, part 5601.0100, subparts 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1994: A bill for an act relating to education; funding advanced placement and international
baccalaureate exam fees; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1995: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public
Employees Retirement Association; authorizing the purchase of service credit for a period of prior
employment as a public defender.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1996: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of state bonds for
improvements to County Road J and Airport Road, including lane addition and noise barrier; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1997: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds for
reconstructing interchange with Interstate Highway 35W and County Road J and Lake Avenue, with
improvements; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1998: A bill for an act relating to health; assessing health maintenance organizations for
purposes of the insurance fraud prevention account; regulating certain rates, claims, filing, and reporting
practices; eliminating expanded provider network requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 45.0135, subdivision 7; 62E.05, subdivision 2; 62L.08, subdivision 8; 62Q.75, subdivision 2, by
adding a subdivision; 72A.201, subdivision 4; 256B.692, subdivision 2; 295.582; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 62E.035; 62Q.095; 62Q.64.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Solon, Kelley and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1999: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a certificate of authority for pharmacy
benefits managers; granting powers and duties to state agencies and officers; allowing access to certain
information; requiring disclosures to certain entities; setting standards and responsibilities of pharmacy
benefits managers; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60I.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2000: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the membership of the Criminal
Justice and Juvenile Information Policy Group; requiring an annual report; providing grant requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299C.65, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, by adding a subdivision;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299C.65, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 8a, 9.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2001: A bill for an act relating to taxation; imposing a tax on the transfer of certain major
league sports franchises; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290D.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sparks, Koering, Metzen, Ruud and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2002: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; authorizing a consumer to place a
security freeze on the consumer's credit report; providing notice of this right; providing protections against
identity theft; providing Social Security number protections; providing credit monitoring; providing for the
adequate destruction of personal records; providing civil and criminal penalties; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13C; 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Berglin, Higgins and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 2003: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for nursing
facilities, intermediate care facilities, and community services; establishing a nursing facility bed closure
incentive; limiting expansion of certain waiver programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 256B.431, by adding subdivisions; 256B.434, subdivision 4; 256B.48, subdivision
1; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2004: A bill for an act relating to youth homelessness; appropriating money for at risk youth
out-of-wedlock pregnancy prevention program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Lourey, Koering, Murphy and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2005: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing grazing under certain conditions
on land subject to state easement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dibble and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2006: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting certain public officials from serving as
officers of principal campaign committees or candidate committees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 10A.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211A.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2007: A bill for an act relating to public utilities; authorizing district court to hear appeals of
lesser utility fines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216D.08, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2008: 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 Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2009: A bill for an act relating to crimes; deleting requirement that 48 hours of jail time be
consecutive for DWI-related offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169A.275, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2010: A bill for an act relating to weights and measures; updating standards and making other
technical changes to weights and measures provisions; delaying repeal of petroleum tank release cleanup
provisions; authorizing Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board to adopt rules for consultant
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 41A.09, subdivision 2a; 115C.07, subdivision 3;
115C.13; 239.011, subdivision 2; 239.05, subdivision 10b, by adding a subdivision; 239.09; 239.75,
subdivisions 1, 5; 239.761; 239.77, by adding a subdivision; 239.79, subdivision 4; 239.791, subdivisions
1, 7, 8, 15; 239.792; 296A.01, subdivisions 2, 7, 8, 14, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 239.05, subdivisions 6a, 6b.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Rest; Johnson, D.E.; Day; Cohen and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2011: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota sesquicentennial; establishing a
Sesquicentennial Commission; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Saxhaug, Gaither, Scheid and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2012: A bill for an act relating to gambling; providing for the operation of lottery gaming
machines and the conduct of lottery and nonlottery games at a gaming facility; licensing the gaming
facility and imposing a license fee; imposing a gaming transaction fee on gaming at the gaming facility;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.94; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision
5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.10, subdivisions 3, 6; 349A.13;
541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 299L; 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Kelley; Johnson, D.E.; Day; Scheid and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2013: A bill for an act relating to state and local government operations; providing a process
for developing a new baseball stadium; establishing a metropolitan stadium authority; providing for the
membership and powers of the authority; authorizing the Metropolitan Council to issue bonds; providing
powers of the host communities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 473I.01; 473I.02; 473I.03; 473I.04; 473I.05; 473I.06; 473I.07;
473I.08; 473I.09; 473I.10; 473I.11; 473I.12; 473I.13.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2014: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions relating to flammable
liquids, explosives, and fireworks; setting requirements for smoke detectors; removing provisions that are
obsolete or governed by State Fire Code; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 84.362; 282.04, subdivision 2; 299F.011, subdivision 7; 299F.19, subdivisions 1, 2;
299F.362, subdivisions 3, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 69.011, subdivision 5; 299F.011,
subdivision 4c; 299F.015; 299F.10; 299F.11; 299F.12; 299F.13; 299F.14; 299F.15; 299F.16; 299F.17;
299F.361; 299F.451; 299F.452.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2015: A bill for an act relating to crimes; clarifying a provision of the gambling fraud crime;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.763, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Ourada, Koering, Nienow and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 2016: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring commissioner of public safety to
adopt rules to protect victims of identity theft from invalid criminal suspicion; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2017: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing Independent School District No. 345, New London-Spicer, to transfer future balances in its debt redemption fund to its general fund.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Foley and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 2018: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a secondary school law enforcement
teacher to be licensed as a peace officer; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dibble; Belanger; Hottinger; Johnson, D.E. and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2019: A bill for an act relating to child labor; regulating the employment of minors in
establishments where smoking is permitted; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 181A.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes 2004, chapter 181A.

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

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2020: A bill for an act relating to state investments; authorizing investment of state funds in
films to be produced in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 11A.24, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2021: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing funding for certain biomass-fueled
community energy systems; appropriating money.

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

Senators Koering and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2022: A bill for an act relating to economic development; allowing exemption for certain
energy conservation investment expenses made by qualifying business; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1a.

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

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2023: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
Independent School District No. 2609, Win-E-Mac.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pariseau, LeClair, Bakk, Ruud and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2024: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Shooting Range
Protection Act; requiring expedited rulemaking; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 87A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2025: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying certain terminology; modifying certain
restrictions on corporate spending in political campaigns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
10A.01, subdivisions 9, 11; 211B.15, subdivisions 1, 17.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Kubly and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 2026: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care provider rates;
amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 14, article 9, section 34.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 2027: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a child care assistance provider
reimbursement rate grant program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2028: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for soy-diesel fueled
generators as backup for wind energy conversion systems.

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

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2029: A bill for an act relating to water; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to
obtain permits for construction activities in watershed districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
103D.345, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Nienow and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2030: A bill for an act relating to legislative procedure; increasing the time a conference
committee report must be on members' desks before it is voted on; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Nienow and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2031: A bill for an act relating to legislative procedure; prohibiting final passage of a bill or
conference report on the day it is received by a body, with certain exceptions; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Kiscaden, Michel and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2032: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating an Office of Enterprise
Technology; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16B.04, subdivision 2;
16B.48, subdivisions 4, 5; 16E.01, subdivisions 1, 3; 16E.02; 16E.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7; 16E.04;
16E.0465, subdivision 2; 16E.055; 16E.07, subdivision 8; 299C.65, subdivisions 1, 2; 403.36, subdivision
1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 16B.48, subdivision 3; 16E.0465, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2033: A bill for an act relating to water quality; providing for additional monitoring for
agricultural pesticides in groundwater and surface water; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2034: A bill for an act relating to education finance; repealing the requirement that certain
school districts reserve revenue for cooperative programs; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
123A.27.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Vickerman, Pariseau, LeClair and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2035: A bill for an act relating to compulsive gambling; appropriating money for prevention
and treatment services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.