State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Tuesday, March 22, 2005


8:00 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.

Senators Belanger, Michel and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1880: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the fiscal disparities
Bloomington repayment by eight additional years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473F.08,
subdivision 3a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Larson and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1881: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the Minnesota Historical Society
to request the continued display of specified portraits in the Capitol building.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Neuville and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1882: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting certain liability of certain nonprofit
providers of services to adults and children with mental retardation and related conditions and certain
nonprofit corporations formed to provide homes for children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1883: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for classification and
dissemination of security information and certain data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.37,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 13.591, by adding subdivisions; 16C.06, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Higgins, Vickerman, Dibble, Wiger and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1884: A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing references in the State Building
Code to the International Mechanical Code and replacing them with references to the 1991 Uniform
Mechanical Code with Minnesota amendments; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 1346.0050; 1346.0060;
1346.0101; 1346.0102; 1346.0103; 1346.0104; 1346.0105; 1346.0106; 1346.0107; 1346.0108; 1346.0109;
1346.0110; 1346.0201; 1346.0202; 1346.0301; 1346.0306; 1346.0309; 1346.0401; 1346.0403; 1346.0404;
1346.0501; 1346.0505; 1346.0506; 1346.0507; 1346.0508; 1346.0510; 1346.0603; 1346.0604; 1346.0701;
1346.0703; 1346.0709; 1346.0801; 1346.0803; 1346.0901; 1346.1001; 1346.1003; 1346.1004; 1346.1006;
1346.1007; 1346.1011; 1346.1204; 1346.1601; 1346.1602; 1346.1603; 1346.1604; 1346.1605; 1346.1606;
1346.5050; 1346.5201; 1346.5202; 1346.5301; 1346.5303; 1346.5304; 1346.5306; 1346.5401; 1346.5402;
1346.5403; 1346.5404; 1346.5406; 1346.5407; 1346.5408; 1346.5409; 1346.5410; 1346.5501; 1346.5503;
1346.5504; 1346.5602; 1346.5620; 1346.5629; 1346.5630; 1346.5801; 1346.5802; 1346.5803; 1346.5804;
1346.5805; 1346.5806; 1346.5807; 1346.5900.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1885: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing certain emergency meetings to
be conducted by telephone or other electronic means; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 13D.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rosen, Kubly and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1886: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; establishing the
small business growth acceleration program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116O.

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

Senators Michel, Vickerman and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1887: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying the term of guaranteed savings lease
purchase contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 16C.144, subdivision 3.

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

Senators Pappas, Kierlin, Larson, Tomassoni and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1888: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for expenditures for
postsecondary tuition and related expenses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rest, Kelley, Gaither, Michel and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1889: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating an education price index;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 6; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Skoglund, Dibble, McGinn and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1890: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring the Metropolitan
Airports Commission to implement specified sound mitigation efforts within designated areas.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Vickerman, Betzold, Senjem and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1891: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; authorizing the commissioner of veterans
affairs to establish a program of outreach to minority veterans; appropriating money; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Day, Kleis, Fischbach, Wergin and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1892: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing participation in the I-Save Rx
prescription drug program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1893: A bill for an act relating to ethanol fuels; establishing a program of small grants to
stimulate research on improved combustion of agriculturally derived ethanol in motor vehicle engines;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 41A.09, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1894: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring Public Utilities Commission and
Department of Commerce to establish e-filing system and authorizing onetime assessment; appropriating
money.

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

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing metropolitan area
counties to form economic development authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 469.1082,
subdivision 1.

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