State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 21, 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.

Senators Foley, Scheid, Jungbauer and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1808: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a pilot program to allow
school districts to spend compensatory revenue at school sites with low test scores; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 126C.15, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary, Pariseau and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1809: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating the Minnesota Conservation
Heritage Foundation; eliminating the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources; providing for
disposition of certain revenues; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
116P.02, by adding a subdivision; 116P.03; 116P.04, subdivision 5; 116P.07; 116P.08, subdivisions 3, 5,
6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 116P.09; 116P.10; 116P.11; 116P.12, subdivision 2; 116P.14, subdivision 2;
116P.15, subdivision 2; 168.1296, subdivision 5; 297A.94; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 116P; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116P.02, subdivision 2 and 5;
116P.05; 116P.06; 116P.08, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kiscaden, Reiter, Scheid, Lourey and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1810: A bill for an act relating to insurance; directing the commissioner of commerce to
communicate to federal authorities this state's desire for federal law changes to facilitate the use of
long-term care insurance in conjunction with a long-term care partnership program.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Koering, Murphy, Day, Ourada and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1811: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing local governments to permit
low-speed neighborhood electric vehicles to be operated on residential roadways; making clarifying
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.011, subdivision 4; 168.012, subdivision 3a;
169.01, by adding a subdivision; 169.045.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Jungbauer and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1812: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; allowing sale of malt liquor under wine
license issued to Lyric Arts Company for the Main Street Stage Theatre in Anoka; amending Laws 2000,
chapter 440, section 10.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1813: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money to the Housing Finance
Agency for the Homeless Management Information System.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold, by request, and Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1814: A bill for an act relating to municipal tort liability; providing for actions against joint
powers organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 466.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1815: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying various requirements for licensees of
the Department of Commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 60K.37, subdivision 1;
60K.38, subdivision 1; 60K.39, subdivision 3; 60K.56, subdivision 6; 82.29, subdivision 8; 82.31,
subdivision 5; 82.32; 82B.02, by adding a subdivision; 82B.10, subdivision 4; 82B.11, subdivision 6;
82B.13, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 82B.14; 82B.19, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 45; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 82B.221; Minnesota Rules,
part 2808.2200.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1816: A bill for an act relating to highways; providing for counties to contract with
commissioner of transportation to maintain trunk highways; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1817: A bill for an act relating to jobs training; decreasing the number of hours required in
unsubsidized employment for job training and education opportunities; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 256J.53, subdivision 2.

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

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1818: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding children's therapeutic services
and support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0943, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moua, Limmer, Marko, Jungbauer and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1819: A bill for an act relating to building officials; requiring adoption and application of
certain competency and certification criteria; providing for continuing education; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 16B.65, subdivisions 3, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1820: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing a nursing facility's payment rate;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1821: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting a group health insurance
arrangement of local governments to provide the same coverage to each participating governmental unit;
amending Laws 1985, chapter 85, section 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins, Solon and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1822: A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying criteria for coverage of medical
assistance special transportation services; increasing special transportation reimbursement rates; extending
the prohibition on the use of brokers or coordinators to manage special transportation services; requiring a
review of special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625,
subdivision 17; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 14, article 12, section 93.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sparks, Foley, Kleis and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1823: A bill for an act relating to public safety; making technical changes to fire code
adoption process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299F.011, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Sparks, Foley, Kleis and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1824: A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing name of Uniform Fire Code to State
Fire Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 299F.014; 624.22, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Sparks, Foley, Kleis and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1825: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions relating to state fire
marshal; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 299F.05; 299F.051,
subdivision 4; 299F.06, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kierlin and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1826: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a credit for contributions to
prekindergarten scholarship granting organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01,
subdivision 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1827: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the issuance of site permits and route
permits for large electric energy facilities and providing for the payment of fees to the Environmental
Quality Board; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116C.69, subdivisions
2, 2a.

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

Senators Bakk and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1828: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing grants to the North Shore
Management Board.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Vickerman, McGinn, Murphy and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1829: A bill for an act relating to public employment; including public safety radio
communications operators in the definition of essential employee; creating the public safety radio
communications operator unit; providing for transition to the new unit; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 179A.03, subdivision 7; 179A.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kiscaden, Higgins and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1830: A bill for an act relating to physician assistants; modifying physician review; modifying
information contained on prescriptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 147A.18, subdivisions
1, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1831: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, by adding a section to article XI; dedicating the sales tax receipts equal to a sales tax of 1/8
of one percent on taxable sales for natural resource purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
297A.94; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1832: A bill for an act relating to sales and use taxes; authorizing the county of Mower to
impose a local sales tax.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1833: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for treatment of data
held by the comprehensive incident-based reporting system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 299C.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Michel and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1834: A bill for an act relating to retirement; State Patrol retirement fund; modifying the
definition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 352B.01, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kleis, Fischbach and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1835: A bill for an act relating to St. Cloud area cities; authorizing local option sales taxes;
modifying the use of revenues; authorizing the cities to impose a sales tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hottinger, Dibble, Higgins, Foley and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1836: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a program for individuals with
HIV; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256.9365, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1837: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing MinnesotaCare provisions to align
with practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256.045, subdivision 3a; 256B.02, subdivision
12; 256B.056, subdivisions 5, 5a, 5b, 7, by adding subdivisions; 256B.057, subdivision 1; 256B.0644;
256D.045; 256L.01, subdivisions 4, 5; 256L.03, subdivision 1b; 256L.04, subdivision 2, by adding
subdivisions; 256L.05, subdivisions 3, 3a; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 256L.15,
subdivisions 2, 3; 549.02, by adding a subdivision; 549.04.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marko, Stumpf, Wergin, Olson and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1838: 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 Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1839: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing an election to form two separate
school districts from the area currently within Independent School District No. 728, Elk River.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1840: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the hospital construction
moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Neuville, Rosen, Frederickson and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1841: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating the Project Riverbend Board;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 103F.387; 103F.389, subdivision 2; 103F.391; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 103F.383, subdivisions 1, 2; 103F.385; 103F.389, subdivisions 3, 4;
103F.393.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1842: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI,
section 5, providing for public debt to be incurred for public information technology systems, licenses, and
infrastructure.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1843: A bill for an act relating to public safety; crime prevention; appropriating money to the
commissioner of public safety to fund a grant to the St. Paul Police Department's Special Investigation
Unit's Asian Gang Task Force.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1844: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for community notification for
out-of-state offenders; expanding the scope of community notification for offenders not sentenced to
prison; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 244.052, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision;
244.10, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1845: A bill for an act relating to state employment; creating a postretirement employment
option; authorizing a voluntary hours reduction plan.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1846: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing an energy savings program;
authorizing the Department of Administration to use energy forward pricing mechanisms for budget risk
reduction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 16C.144; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

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

Senators Ranum, Michel and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1847: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing positive behavioral supports, physical
intervention, and isolation time-outs; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
121A.66, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; 121A.67.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ourada, Murphy and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1848: A bill for an act relating to highways; allowing ten-ton vehicle loading under certain
circumstances; allowing seven-ton vehicle loading during spring weight restrictions under certain
circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.823, subdivision 1; 169.87, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ourada; Johnson, D.E.; Hottinger; Langseth and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1849: A bill for an act relating to highways; allowing ten-ton vehicle loading under certain
circumstances; allowing seven-ton vehicle loading during spring weight restrictions under certain
circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.823, subdivision 1; 169.87, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1850: A bill for an act relating to Mower County; authorizing the county to allow towns to use
additional publications for certain required notices.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1851: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing that certain school district
refunding bonds are eligible for payments from taconite production tax revenues; amending Laws 1996,
chapter 412, article 5, section 24.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1852: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for assessment of student growth in
academic achievement over time; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1853: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood family support;
modifying developmental screening provisions; modifying school readiness provisions; appropriating
money for school readiness, early childhood family education aid, health and developmental screening aid,
and Head Start; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 121A.17, subdivision 1; 121A.19; 124D.15,
subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 10, 12, by adding subdivisions; 124D.16, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 124D.15, subdivisions 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13; 124D.16, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for alternative compensation for
teachers and staff development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 122A.413; 122A.414;
122A.415, subdivisions 1, 3; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 126C.10, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.60.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1855: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for high school reform; providing for
an educational planning and assessment program, advanced placement and international baccalaureate
examination fees and teacher stipends, and a college-level examination program; replacing the basic skills
tests with the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 120B.02; 120B.13, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 120B.30, subdivisions 1, 1a;
124D.66, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1856: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring persons under 18 years of age to attend
school as a requirement for possessing a driver's permit or license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 13.32, subdivisions 1, 3, 8, 9; 171.04, subdivision 1; 171.05, subdivisions 2, 2b, 3; 260A.03;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120A; 171.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1857: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending coverage of certain mental health
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 148C.11, subdivision 1; 245.4885, subdivisions 1, 2,
by adding a subdivision; 253B.02, subdivisions 7, 9; 253B.05, subdivision 2; 256.9693; 256B.0622, by
adding a subdivision; 256B.0624, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, by adding subdivisions; 256D.03,
subdivision 4; 256L.03, subdivision 1; 260C.141, subdivision 2; 260C.193, subdivision 2; 260C.201,
subdivisions 1, 2; 260C.205; 260C.212, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 9, article 9, section 52; Laws
2002, chapter 335, section 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Skoglund and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to corrections; providing for local correctional fees; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 244.18, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1859: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring funding for the early childhood
family education program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.135,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing transportation aid for school
districts that provide full-day, every day kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to building plan review; providing an exemption from plan
review for certain biotechnology manufacturing firms when plans meet designated specifications; directing
the commissioner of labor and industry to study procedures for supervision of installation of biotechnology
piping systems; requiring a report to the legislature.

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

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1862: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the commissioner of public safety to
issue a casino license; providing powers and duties to the commissioner; providing for regulation casino
and taxation of casino revenue; making technical, clarifying, and conforming changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 299L.01, subdivision 4; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.404, by
adding a subdivision; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349.31, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75,
subdivision 3; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 349B.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Vickerman and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1863: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for grants to an assisted living
and rehabilitation services provider.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Lourey, Berglin, Rosen and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1864: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the start-up of a Center of
Nursing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1865: A bill for an act relating to retirement; retirement coverage for school administrators;
providing school administrators with an option to elect defined contribution plan coverage; authorizing the
Teachers Retirement Association to enter into cooperative agreements with teacher retirement systems of
other states for the recognition of combined service for benefit eligibility and benefit calculations;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 354; 354B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble, Moua, Wiger and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1866: A bill for an act relating to transportation; imposing a sales tax within the metropolitan
area with the proceeds dedicated to metropolitan transportation and transit improvements and services;
providing for allocation of revenues for the motor vehicle sales tax; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 174; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473J.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Tomassoni; Johnson, D.E.; Bakk; Ortman and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1867: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for an alternative annexation
process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 414.031, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding
subdivisions; 414.0325, subdivision 1; 414.033, subdivision 2; 414.036; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1868: A bill for an act relating to the Cambridge State Hospital; naming a cemetery.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1869: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying a shared hospital or ambulance
service purchasing provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 471.345, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley, Lourey, Moua and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1870: A bill for an act relating to human services; setting parameters for the
Consumer-Directed Community Supports option for persons with disabilities.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Pappas and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1871: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying medical assistance coverage of cesarean
sections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Fischbach, Kelley and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1872: A bill for an act relating to health; lowering the blood lead level needed to trigger a lead
risk assessment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.9504, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1873: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of special Kids First
license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1874: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a Native Language Eminence
Credentialing Task Force.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ranum, Neuville, Berglin, Foley and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1875: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring indeterminate life sentences for
certain egregious first degree criminal sexual conduct offenses and certain repeat sex offenses; creating the
crime of criminal sexual predatory conduct; modifying the patterned sex offender sentencing law;
increasing conditional release periods for sex offenders and providing for intensive supervision for these
offenders; requiring predatory offender registration for offenders without primary addresses; providing for
community notification for out-of-state offenders; changing other provisions of the predatory offender
registration and community notification laws; authorizing the use of polygraphs for sex offenders under
community supervision and providing for a protocol on their use; implementing the recommendations of
the legislative auditor regarding sex offender supervision; making necessary technical and conforming
statutory changes; requiring reports; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 14.03, subdivision 3; 241.67, subdivisions 7, 8; 243.166; 243.167; 244.04, subdivision 1; 244.05,
subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; 244.052, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 244.10, subdivision 2a;
253B.18, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 609.108, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6; 609.109, subdivisions 2,
5; 609.117, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.1351; 609.341, by adding a subdivision; 609.342, subdivisions 2, 3;
609.343, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.344, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.345, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.3452, subdivision
1; 609.347; 609.3471; 609.348; 609.353; 626.556, subdivision 3; 631.045; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 244; 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 243.166,
subdivisions 1, 8; 609.108, subdivision 2; 609.109, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1876: A bill for an act relating to state government; updating Finance Department provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16A.1286, subdivisions 2, 3; 16A.152, subdivision 2;
16A.1522, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16A.1522, subdivision 4; 16A.30.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1877: A bill for an act relating to public safety; making it a crime to loiter with intent to
participate in prostitution; appropriating money for pilot projects to reduce homelessness; repealing the
vagrancy crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.321, subdivision 1; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.725.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1878: A bill for an act relating to Carver County; combining the offices of county recorder,
county auditor, and county treasurer; providing for a referendum to determine if an office is appointive in
Carver County.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.