State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 14, 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 Skoglund and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1608: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; imposing lifetime conditional release on
sex offenders who fail to register as predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
243.166, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Day, Metzen, Scheid, Robling and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1609: A bill for an act relating to gambling; providing for lottery gaming machines;
authorizing the director of the State Lottery to contract for placement of gaming machines; establishing
horse racing purse payments; imposing a tax on gaming machine and card club revenue; providing powers
and duties to the director; authorizing blackjack and other card games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.15, subdivision 1; 240.30, subdivision 8; 240.35, subdivision
1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions;
349A.10, subdivision 3; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Langseth, Metzen, Scheid, Sparks and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1610: A bill for an act relating to gambling; providing for lottery gaming machines;
authorizing the director of the State Lottery to contract for placement of gaming machines; establishing
horse racing purse payments; imposing a tax on gaming machine and card club revenue; providing powers
and duties to the director; authorizing blackjack and other card games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.15, subdivision 1; 240.30, subdivision 8; 240.35, subdivision
1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions;
349A.10, subdivision 3; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1611: A bill for an act relating to summer youth employment; appropriating money for learn
to earn.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Rosen, Gaither, Metzen and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1612: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing for basic services regulation
of telephone companies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Senators Wiger, Stumpf and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1613: A bill for an act relating to education; promoting character development education;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 120B.23; 121A.03, subdivision 1; 121A.47, subdivision 14;
121A.55; 123A.06, subdivision 1; 126C.44; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Koering and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1614: A bill for an act relating to Baxter; authorizing the city to impose a sales and use tax and
issue general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Dibble, Berglin, McGinn and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1615: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for an emergency grant
to the Criminal Gang Strike Force to hire 25 additional peace officers to patrol in North Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moua and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1616: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; establishing the crimes of official
deprivation of civil rights and pattern of official misconduct; prohibiting racial profiling by law
enforcement; requiring the collection and analysis of data and the adoption of policies on racial profiling;
requiring that certain information be provided to motorists involved in a traffic stop; requiring law
enforcement training in eliminating racial profiling; requiring reports; requiring improvement plans;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.871, subdivision 6; 626.9517;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 609; 626; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 626.951; 626.9513.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Moua, Ranum, McGinn and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1617: A bill for an act relating to crime victim services; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moua, Anderson and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1618: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for the initiation and
expansion of health occupation training; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moua and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1619: A bill for an act relating to landlord tenant; requiring expungement of court eviction
records after one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 504B.241, subdivision 4.

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

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1620: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing the $20 general income disregard
in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.056, subdivision 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Koering; Lourey; Wergin; Johnson, D.E. and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1621: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for rental of certain facilities at Camp
Ripley; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 190.16, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Koering; Wergin; Johnson, D.E.; Skoe and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1622: A bill for an act relating to the military; changing eligibility for certain duties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 193.29, subdivision 3; 193.30; 193.31.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Ruud, Wergin and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1623: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a plaque in the court
of honor on the capitol grounds to honor the veterans of the Persian Gulf War.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Hann, Belanger, Vickerman and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1624: A bill for an act relating to the military; clarifying statutes pertaining to the
accumulation of vacation and sick leave by public officers and employees while on military leave and
upon reinstatement in public office or employment; authorizing payment for some or all of the
accumulated leave; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 192.261, subdivision 2; 471.975.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1625: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for pay and allowances for certain
retired national guard personnel who are ordered to active duty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 192.19.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1626: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for establishment and
disposition of certain issuing fees and an electronic licensing system commission; creating an account;
modifying issuance of snowmobile state trail stickers by agents; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.027, subdivision 15; 84.791, subdivision 2; 84.8205, subdivisions 3,
4, 6; 84.86, subdivision 1; 84.925, subdivision 1; 85.055, subdivision 2; 85.43; 88.6435, subdivision 4;
97A.485, subdivision 7; 97B.015, subdivision 7; 97B.025.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1627: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for grants to
the Minnesota Inventors Congress.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1628: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for shoreland management;
providing for comprehensive lake management; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 103F.205, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding a subdivision; 103F.211, subdivision 1, by adding
subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dille, Vickerman, Sams, Hann and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1629: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain loan provisions; establishing a
loan program; changing certain livestock zoning regulations; paying for town road repairs; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 41B.046, subdivision 5; 41B.049, subdivision 2;
174.52, subdivisions 4, 5; 394.25, subdivision 3c; 462.355, subdivision 4; 462.358, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 41B.046, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Dille, Vickerman, Sams, Hann and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1630: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating the Minnesota Livestock Producer
Council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Ranum, Skoglund and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1631: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for transition to fiscal
year budgets for the Metropolitan Airports Commission and the Metropolitan Council; requiring
legislative approval of the commission's and the council's budgets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 473.13, subdivision 1; 473.661, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Skoglund and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1632: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring the Metropolitan
Council and the Metropolitan Airports Commission to submit proposed budgets to the legislative
committees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 473.13, by adding a subdivision; 473.661, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1633: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain
tax-forfeited lands in St. Louis County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1634: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the town of Sylvan in Cass County to
impose a gravel tax under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 298.75, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas, Stumpf and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1635: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to seek a
waiver from ineffective provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act; directing the commissioner of
education to report on policies and programs to supplement the positive effects of the act related to
improving student achievement, closing the student achievement gap, and establishing school
accountability; appropriating money for supplemental educational services.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sparks, Metzen, Gaither, Scheid and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1636: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the investment authority of, and
annual reporting required for, certain financial institutions; removing obsolete references to the credit
union advisory task force; regulating residential mortgage originators; providing for insurance license
renewals; regulating for the voluntary dissolution of fraternal benefit societies; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 47.10, subdivision 1; 48.10; 52.062, subdivision 2; 60A.13, subdivision 5; 64B.30,
by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 52.062, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, part 2675.2610, subpart 5.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sparks, Vickerman, Koering and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1637: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain limits on agriculture best
management practices loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 17.117, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Kiscaden, Solon and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1638: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for a statewide plan for improving health;
requiring health plans to issue coverage to all applicants and charge community rates; developing a secure
benefit set for all health plans; creating an income tax deduction for health coverage premiums; requiring
all persons to maintain health coverage; amending laws promoting high-quality health care; providing for
public information on health care cost and quality; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 145A.12, by adding subdivisions; 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Solon, Lourey, Kelley and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1639: A bill for an act relating to capital investments; establishing an electronic medical
record system loan program and fund; authorizing the sale of state revenue bonds; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1640: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying expenditure reporting requirements;
establishing a separate reporting procedure for expenditures over $5,000,000; restricting certain medical
referrals; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 62J.17, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1641: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying best practices guidelines; establishing a
quality improvement investment program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 62J.43.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1642: A bill for an act relating to higher education; authorizing transfer of funds from the
mineral research account to the University of Minnesota Board of Regents; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1643: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain sales to counties
that support certain judicial functions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.70, subdivision
3; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Dibble, Kleis, Pogemiller and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1644: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to fund
summer youth employment in North Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Nienow, Robling, Neuville, Fischbach and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1645: A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing criminal sentencing for certain
controlled substance possessors; authorizing expungement of conviction records for certain controlled
substance possessors; adjusting the terms of imprisonment for certain controlled substance offenders;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609A.02, by adding a subdivision;
609A.03, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 152; 244.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kelley, Higgins, Scheid, Moua and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1646: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing assistance to stabilize housing for
children to enhance school attendance and performance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 462A.204, subdivision 8.

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

Senators Anderson, Rosen, Kelley and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1647: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing for a combined per number
fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 403.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 237.295, subdivisions 1, 2, 3,
4; 237.49; 237.52, subdivisions 2, 3; 237.70, subdivision 6; 403.113, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Solon; Johnson, D.E.; Dille; Ranum and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1648: A resolution memorializing Congress to preserve Social Security.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1649: A bill for an act relating to railroads; establishing speed limit of 30 miles per hour for
trains operated within the city of Orr.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1650: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; appropriating money for
bracelets with tracking devices to monitor sex offenders.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1651: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting a caregiver from performing indecent
exposure in the presence of a vulnerable adult; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 617.23, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Betzold, Pogemiller, Bakk, Moua and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1652: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain land that qualifies for
inclusion in a soils condition district may be included in a redevelopment tax increment financing district;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 469.174, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1653: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing a licensing change in Scott County
to an existing ICF/MR; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 252.28, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1654: A bill for an act relating to tax collection; authorizing municipal utilities to collect
unpaid debts from state tax refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 270A.03, subdivision 2.

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

Senators Senjem, Ortman and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1655: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to the Dodge County
drug court.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1656: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing the use of an optical scope for
hunting with a muzzleloader; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97B.031, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kleis and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1657: A bill for an act relating to public officials; providing for duplicate certificates of
election for legislators; providing for filing of certain oaths of office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 3.02; 358.11.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1658: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring that meetings and
hearings conducted by the Metropolitan Airports Commission not be held within an airport security
screening perimeter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 473.604, subdivision 5; 473.608,
subdivision 18.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pogemiller, Moua, Bakk, Pappas and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1659: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for expenditures for
historic structure rehabilitation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Wiger, Day, Murphy and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1660: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a pilot project to provide
transportation opportunities for elderly and disabled people in greater Minnesota where transit is limited or
nonexistent; requiring a report; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Sams, Bakk, Ruud, Dibble and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1661: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring the school year to start
after Labor Day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 120A.40.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kleis, Wergin and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1662: A bill for an act relating to transportation; mandating federal-aid highway money be
distributed 62 percent to the Minnesota Department of Transportation and 38 percent combined to
counties, cities, and metropolitan planning organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1663: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring courts to determine if a person has a
criminal history when the person applies for a name change; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
259.11.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1664: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that release of juvenile data in
conjunction with a background check does not constitute release of a juvenile adjudication history;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299C.095, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1665: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the court to conduct a search if a
person applies for a name change; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 259.11.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1666: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing only criminal justice agencies to
submit and obtain data from the distinctive physical mark identification system; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 299C.145, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Dibble, Cohen, Kiscaden and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1667: A bill for an act relating to the state; appointing a poet laureate; appropriating gift or
grant money received; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1668: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; clarifying the term preliminary
draft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.605, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ortman, Marty, McGinn, Betzold and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1669: 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 Lourey, Vickerman, Skoe, Dille and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1670: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain vending machine products from
sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Moua, Belanger, Limmer, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1671: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax credit for qualifying affordable
housing contributions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Senator Dibble, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 1672: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying provisions relating to property
transactions of Department of Transportation; changing and removing highway routes; making clarifying
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.44, subdivision 3; 117.036; 161.115, subdivision
74; 161.44, by adding a subdivision; 161.442; 515B.1-107; 515B.3-102; 515B.3-112; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 161.115, subdivisions 155, 199.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Dibble, Anderson and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1673: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a subtraction from taxable income for
costs incurred for certain purchases of wind-generated electricity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Senators Sparks, Metzen, Michel and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1674: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating certain rental vehicle coverage;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 65B.49, subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1675: A bill for an act relating to taxation; recodifying and clarifying the powers of the
commissioner of revenue; recodifying a criminal penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 16D.08, subdivision 2; 115B.49, subdivision 4; 239.785, subdivision 4; 256.9657,
subdivision 7; 256.9792, subdivision 8; 273.11, subdivision 5; 287.37; 289A.35; 289A.42, subdivision 1;
289A.60, subdivision 13; 295.57, subdivision 1; 295.60, subdivision 7; 297A.64, subdivision 3; 297B.11;
297H.10, subdivision 1; 297I.10, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 270C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 270.01; 270.02; 270.021; 270.022;
270.04; 270.05; 270.052; 270.058; 270.059; 270.06; 270.0601; 270.0602; 270.0603; 270.0604; 270.0605;
270.061; 270.062; 270.063; 270.064; 270.065; 270.066; 270.0665; 270.067; 270.068; 270.0681; 270.0682;
270.069; 270.07; 270.084; 270.09; 270.10; 270.101; 270.102; 270.11, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 270.13;
270.14; 270.15; 270.16; 270.17; 270.18; 270.19; 270.20; 270.21; 270.22; 270.23; 270.24; 270.25; 270.26;
270.27; 270.271; 270.272; 270.273; 270.274; 270.275; 270.276; 270.277; 270.278; 270.30; 270.485;
270.494; 270.60; 270.65; 270.652; 270.66; 270.67; 270.68; 270.69; 270.691; 270.70; 270.7001; 270.7002;
270.701; 270.702; 270.703; 270.704; 270.705; 270.706; 270.707; 270.708; 270.709; 270.71; 270.72;
270.721; 270.73; 270.74; 270.75; 270.76; 270.771; 270.78; 270.79; 287.39; 289A.07; 289A.13; 289A.31,
subdivisions 3, 4, 6; 289A.36; 289A.37, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 289A.38, subdivision 13; 289A.43;
289A.65; 290.48, subdivisions 3, 4; 290.92, subdivisions 6b, 22, 23; 290.97; 296A.20; 296A.201;
296A.25; 297A.86; 297A.93; 297D.14; 297E.08; 297E.09; 297E.12, subdivision 10; 297E.15; 297F.15,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 297F.16; 297F.22; 297G.14, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 297G.15;
297G.21; 297I.45; 297I.50; 297I.55; 297I.95.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1676: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of prior service credit in the
correctional employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System for prior corrections
discipline unit supervisor, dental hygienist, and psychologist 2 service at the Minnesota Correctional
Facility-Rush City.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Nienow and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1677: A bill for an act relating to certain small electric generators; extending net energy
billing provisions to electricity generated from livestock manure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 216B.164, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1678: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of veterans affairs to
develop and make available educational materials regarding hepatitis C; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 196.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1679: A bill for an act relating to health; designating the month of May 2005 as "Hepatitis C
Awareness and Education Month" in the state of Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1680: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue an
on-sale license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kubly, Rest, Limmer, Scheid and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1681: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying the limitation period for civil actions
for personal injury based on sexual abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 541.073.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1682: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
defining covered salary to include certain employer contributions to supplemental retirement plans;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 353.01, subdivision 10; 356.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1683: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain elderly living facilities are
exempt from the property tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 272.02, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Senjem, Vickerman and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1684: A bill for an act relating to assessments; adding streets to those kinds of improvements
for which a municipality may subsequently reimburse itself for earlier costs incurred; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 429.051.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1685: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduction in the assessed market value
of energy-efficient new commercial property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.11, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Robling, Pappas, Solon, Skoe and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1686: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a loan forgiveness program account
and program for certain teachers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 136A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson, Kubly, Metzen, Rosen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1687: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring utilities to meet certain renewable energy
standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216B.1691.

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

Senators Vickerman, Dibble, Sparks and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1688: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring utilities to meet certain renewable energy
standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216B.1691.

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

Senators Pappas, Foley, McGinn, Ranum and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1689: A bill for an act relating to public safety; criminalizing certain acts related to the
unlawful trafficking in persons; providing for the forfeiture of certain property of the offender in these
cases; specifically including conduct involving sex trafficking in the promoting of prostitution crime;
modifying the distribution formula for prostitution and sex trafficking-related forfeiture proceeds;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.321, subdivisions 1, 7, by adding subdivisions; 609.325,
by adding a subdivision; 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.5315, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 628.26;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kleis, Wergin and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1690: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent
School District No. 742, St. Cloud.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1691: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a
section to article XIII; recognizing as marriage only a union between one man and one woman.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1692: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying certain terms; changing certain
registration procedures and requirements; changing certain election judge duties; providing for delivery of
certain ballots; providing for absentee ballot boards in certain counties; changing canary ballots; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 200.02, subdivisions 7, 23, by adding a subdivision; 201.071,
subdivision 1; 201.091, subdivision 5; 203B.01, subdivision 3; 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 4; 203B.07,
subdivision 2; 203B.11, subdivision 1; 203B.12, subdivision 2; 203B.20; 203B.21, subdivision 3; 203B.24,
subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivision 2; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204B.27,
subdivisions 1, 3; 204B.33; 204C.05, subdivision 1a; 204C.28, subdivision 1; 204D.14, subdivision 3;
204D.27, subdivision 5; 205.175, subdivision 2; 205A.09, subdivision 1; 414.01, by adding a subdivision;
447.32, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204C; 205; 205A;
414.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1693: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; classifying certain appraisals as private or
nonpublic data; amending provisions relating to appraisals; specifying when a party may challenge public
purpose, necessity, or authority; clarifying relocation benefits; specifying procedures for use of eminent
domain to acquire property for transfer to nongovernmental entities without the power of eminent domain;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.44, subdivision 3; 117.036; 117.055; 117.075, by adding a
subdivision; 117.52, subdivision 1; 117.521, subdivision 1; 163.12, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 469.012,
subdivision 1g; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kiscaden and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1694: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; changing certain attorney fee requirements
and provisions for taking for public purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 117.036, by
adding a subdivision; 117.075.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Skoglund, Berglin and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1695: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying access to health care records; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.335, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1696: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Detroit Lakes to issue an
on-sale liquor license.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Chaudhary, Wiger, Kubly, Saxhaug and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1697: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing a long-term stable source of
funding for Minnesota school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.10, subdivision
2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary, Wiger, Kubly, Saxhaug and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1698: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring funding for special education
programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 125A.76, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary, Wiger, Kubly, Saxhaug and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1699: 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 Chaudhary, Wiger, Kubly, Saxhaug and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1700: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school districts to bond for
certain technology costs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Nienow and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1701: A bill for an act relating to crime; imposing a mandatory minimum sentence upon
persons convicted of assaulting a correctional employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
609.222, by adding a subdivision; 609.223, by adding a subdivision; 609.2231, subdivision 3; 609.224, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Hottinger, Skoe, Bakk, Senjem and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1702: A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing criminal sentencing for certain
controlled substance possessors; authorizing expungement of conviction records for certain controlled
substance possessors; adjusting the terms of imprisonment for certain controlled substance offenders;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609A.02, by adding a subdivision;
609A.03, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 152; 244.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Marko, Belanger, Rest, Langseth and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1703: 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 Taxes.