State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 7, 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.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1428: A bill for an act relating to operation of state government; establishing the Minnesota
False Claims Act; assessing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Anderson, Jungbauer, Dibble, Metzen and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1429: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the operation and
maintenance of the Metropolitan Regional Parks System.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pariseau, Metzen, Frederickson and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1430: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchise agreements between outdoor
sport equipment dealers and manufacturers; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter
80G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1431: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the Maplewood Firefighters Relief
Association to transfer assets to the Oakdale Firefighters Relief Association to cover service credits earned
by certain individuals.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ortman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1432: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; directing commissioner of public safety to
appoint the Carver County auditor as a deputy motor vehicle registrar.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1433: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for adjustments to hunting and
fishing license fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Olson, Chaudhary, Ruud and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1434: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for aquatic invasive species
management funding; creating an account; requiring a watercraft decal; modifying disposition of
watercraft surcharge; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 86B.415,
subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84D; 86B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1435: A bill for an act relating to liquor; requiring certain cities operating municipal liquor
stores to issue off-sale licenses to qualified applicants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
340A.601, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1436: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing education administrative districts;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ortman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1437: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; recodifying the Motor Vehicle Retail
Installment Sales Act.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Skoglund, Cohen and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1438: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the protection against employer
retaliation for crime victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 518B.01, by adding a
subdivision; 609.748, by adding a subdivision; 611A.036.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Hottinger, LeClair and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1439: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the basic formula allowance;
restoring the special education growth factors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 125A.76,
subdivisions 1, 4; 125A.79, subdivisions 1, 6; 126C.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Limmer and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1440: A bill for an act relating to identification documents; providing for uniform standards
for drivers' licenses and other documents; prohibiting certain acts; providing for an audit; providing
penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.05, by adding a
subdivision; 144.227, subdivision 2; 171.07, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, Kubly, Rosen, Anderson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1441: A bill for an act relating to capital investments; appropriating money for a
wind-to-hydrogen pilot project; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Senators Bakk, Nienow, Saxhaug, Stumpf and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1442: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; regulating off-highway vehicles; requiring
rulemaking and modifying certain rulemaking exemptions; modifying certain state trail provisions;
modifying designation of state forest roads; modifying forest classification provisions; requiring a study;
providing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.775,
subdivision 1; 84.788, subdivision 3; 84.789, by adding a subdivision; 84.791, subdivision 1; 84.798,
subdivision 1; 84.925, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 84.9256, subdivision 1; 84.9257; 84.926;
84.928, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 85.015, subdivision 13; 89.19, subdivision 2; 89.71, by adding a subdivision;
Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 84.901.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1443: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating tariffs for certain community-based wind
energy developments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Senators Anderson, Ranum, Pappas and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1444: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; providing minimum administrative
penalties for sales to underage persons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
340A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Dille, Berglin, Foley, Lourey and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1445: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring information about postpartum depression to
be given to mothers and their families; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes 2004, chapter
145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Larson and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1446: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring specified portraits to remain on
display in the Capitol building; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1447: A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying personal jurisdiction over foreign
corporations and nonresident individuals in certain matters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
543.19, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 1448: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding for programs for
underserved students; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoe, Pappas, Larson and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1449: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the state grant program;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.121, subdivisions 5, 6, 9.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1450: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school boards to formally adopt and
implement a policy about purchasing and using irradiated food in food service programs; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.02, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Foley, McGinn, Kleis and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1451: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the Fugitive Apprehension Unit to
seize property under the forfeiture law; limiting the unit's participation in the forfeiture law; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.5311, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.5312,
subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 609.5314, subdivision 1; 609.5317, subdivision 1; 609.5318, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1452: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the commissioner of corrections to
appoint individuals to the Advisory Council on Interstate Adult Offender Supervision; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 243.1606, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1453: A bill for an act relating to corrections; repealing the law requiring collection of data on
interstate offenders; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 243.162.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Jungbauer and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 1454: A bill for an act relating to higher education; changing the method of charging student
fees.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1455: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax; modifying the truth in taxation
provisions; adding a taxpayer satisfaction survey; eliminating certain required public hearings and
newspaper advertisements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 275.065, subdivisions 1c, 3, 4, 7,
by adding subdivisions; 275.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 275; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 275.065, subdivisions 5a, 6, 6b, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1456: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating peddlers and door-to-door solicitors;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 329.14; 368.01, subdivision 11; 412.221, subdivision 19;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 329; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 329.17, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1457: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit in the
Minnesota State Retirement System.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Belanger, Michel, Ranum and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1458: A bill for an act relating to gambling; prohibiting location of a state-operated or
state-licensed gambling facility in a city unless the voters of the city have approved the facility in a
referendum.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Betzold; Johnson, D.E.; Scheid; Jungbauer and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1459: A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating a statewide health insurance pool for
school district employees; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 62A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1460: A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing Public Utilities Commission to develop
financial incentives for utilities to encourage community-based generation projects; providing price
incentives to encourage purchase of renewable energy; requiring utilities to consider using
community-based generation projects to address transmission inadequacies; requiring reliability
administrator to conduct interconnection studies at request of community-based generation projects;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 216B.1611, subdivision 2; 216B.169, subdivision 2;
216B.2411, subdivision 1; 216B.2425, subdivision 2; 216C.052, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1461: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota for competitive compensation.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1462: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating certain fees, rate filings, and policy
renewals and alterations; regulating the collection of certain information; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 60A.08, subdivision 3; 60A.14, subdivision 1; 60A.171, subdivisions 1, 2; 60A.351;
60K.46, subdivision 7; 61A.02, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 62A.02, subdivision 1; 70A.06,
subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 60A.171, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Solon, Foley, Limmer, Lourey and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1463: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring patients' consent to transmit medical
records out of the country; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Solon, Foley, Higgins and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1464: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the group residential housing
supplemental rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256I.05, subdivision 1e.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Dille, Metzen, Pogemiller and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1465: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the construction date requirement
applicable to a property tax exemption for a biomass electric generation facility; extending the duration of
a sales tax exemption on construction materials for a biomass electric generation facility; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 272.02, subdivision 47; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5,
article 12, section 67.

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

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

S.F. No. 1466: A bill for an act relating to transportation; clarifying seasonal load restrictions for utility
vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.87, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Chaudhary and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1467: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; creating the Minnesota Fishing Protection
Act; providing authority, direction, and funding to achieve and maintain water quality standards for
Minnesota's surface waters to protect the quantity, edibility, and health of Minnesota fish; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116; 446A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1468: A bill for an act relating to public employers; modifying public employer
reimbursement for compensation paid to certain firefighters and peace officers; creating a panel to evaluate
claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 214.04, subdivision 1; 299A.465, subdivision 4, by
adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Limmer, Scheid, Sparks, Skoglund and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1469: A bill for an act relating to commerce; coordinating Minnesota and federal law in regard
to consumer access to their own credit information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13C.01,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1470: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring Independent School District No. 621,
Mounds View, to establish a trust fund for the proceeds from the sale of property to use for general
operating purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1471: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for do not resuscitate/do not intubate
orders; providing liability protection for certain health professionals; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1472: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing day activity center buses to
operate certain school bus warning equipment under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 169.448, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Solon, Pappas, Tomassoni and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1473: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities for nursing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Saxhaug and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1474: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; repealing certain
restrictions relating to part-time peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 626.8465,
subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 626.8465, subdivision 3; 626.8468, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1475: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for certified stillbirth records; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.3806, subdivision 4; 144.212, subdivisions 4, 9, by adding a
subdivision; 144.214, subdivisions 2, 4; 144.225, subdivisions 2a, 7, 8; 144.226, subdivisions 1, 4;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 144.222, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 4601.0100, subpart 12; 4601.2200.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Pogemiller and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1476: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding limited market value to include certain
small resorts; extending limited market value one additional year; providing a valuation deferment for
certain resorts; providing a resort income tax investment credit; providing sales tax refund for certain
resort expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 273.11, subdivision 1a, by adding a
subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 22; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision;
297A.75; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1477: A bill for an act relating to health; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rates
for a nursing facility in Ostrander; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.434, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Kelley and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1478: A bill for an act relating to dispute resolution; providing for mediation of disputes;
adopting the Uniform Mediation Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 115B.414, subdivision
2; 469.1771, subdivision 2b; 572.40; 572.41, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 572C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 572.31; 572.33; 572.35, subdivision 1;
572.36; 572.37; 572.39.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lourey, Higgins, Berglin, Gaither and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1479: A bill for an act relating to spousal maintenance; authorizing the Department of Human
Services to collect spousal maintenance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 518.54, subdivision
4a; 518.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Anderson, Sams, Dibble, Cohen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1480: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a grant to Women
Venture.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1481: A bill for an act relating to education; revising the eligibility for the alternative facilities
bonding and levy program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Higgins, Kiscaden, McGinn and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1482: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for isolation and quarantine of
persons exposed to or infected with a communicable disease; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
144.419, subdivision 1; 144.4195, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; Laws 2002, chapter 402, section 21, as amended;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, LeClair, Higgins, Kiscaden and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1483: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the Minnesota Emergency Health Powers
Act; modifying authority of out-of-state license holders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
12.03, subdivision 4d, by adding a subdivision; 12.22, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 12.31,
subdivision 1; 12.32; 12.34, subdivision 1; 12.381; 12.39; 12.42; 13.3806, subdivision 1a; Laws 2002,
chapter 402, section 21, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moua, Anderson, Cohen and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1484: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; authorizing the Housing and
Redevelopment Authority to establish tax increment financing subdistricts.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1485: A bill for an act relating to labor; requiring the certification and regulation of crane
operators; authorizing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 184C.

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

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1486: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting quotas for issuing traffic and
vehicle inspection citations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299D.08.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1487: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing program guidelines for gifted and
talented students; making permanent funding for gifted and talented programs a component of general
education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Skoe, Stumpf, Langseth, Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1488: A bill for an act relating to respiratory therapists; providing recognition for the practice
of respiratory therapy in emergency situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 147C.05.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Olson, Kelley, Hann and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1489: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota
Humanities Commission to provide content-based professional development for teachers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden; Senjem; Johnson, D.E.; Moua and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1490: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing state limited English proficiency aid
by including pupils with less than seven years of average daily memberships; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 124D.59, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, Senjem, Rest, Sparks and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1491: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing locally developed school district
programs for gifted and talented students; making permanent funding for gifted and talented programs a
component of general education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.10,
subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Nienow and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1492: A bill for an act relating to energy; expanding definition of qualified on-farm biogas
recovery facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216C.41, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1493: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; requiring an additional report
by a principal campaign committee in a year when the candidate's name is on the ballot; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 10A.20, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1494: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; providing that certain costs of a
suggestion solicitation and postage are constituent services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
10A.01, subdivision 26.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1495: A bill for an act relating to the city of Taylors Falls; authorizing the city of Taylors Falls
to establish and exercise border city development zone powers.

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

Senators Nienow, Wergin, Vickerman and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1496: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; authorizing the carry forward of the
unexpended appropriation for the veterans service office grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 197.608, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pogemiller, Ranum and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1497: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying revenue recapture provisions to provide
for the collection of fines for petty misdemeanors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 270A.03,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey, Foley and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1498: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying dental licensure provisions;
establishing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 150A.01, subdivision 6a; 150A.06,
subdivision 1a; 150A.10, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
150A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1499: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a nursing
facility in Carlton County having completed an approved total replacement; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.431, subdivision 17f.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1500: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for children and
community services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1501: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of
state bonds; appropriating money for the Jackfish Bay sewer project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson, Kubly, Rosen and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1502: A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting certain wind energy facilities from
obtaining a certificate of need; providing for automatic recovery of certain electricity transmission costs;
requiring owners of certain wind transmission facilities to apply for a certificate of need; requiring a study;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 216B.1645, subdivisions 1, 2; 216B.2425, subdivision 7;
216B.243, subdivision 8.

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

Senators Kiscaden, Lourey, Higgins, Nienow and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1503: A bill for an act relating to health; increasing reimbursement rates for certain home care
services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Robling and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1504: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions regulating motor vehicle
and driver applications and records; modifying vehicle accident reports and procedures, including
provision for vehicle accident "long arm" statute; making technical and clarifying changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.346; 168A.04, by adding a subdivision; 169.09, subdivisions 1, 2, 3,
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, by adding subdivisions; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 171.12, subdivision 7;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.09, subdivision 10; 170.55.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Robling, Belanger, Ortman and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1505: A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money for a Community
Corrections Act subsidy for Scott County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1506: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying and simplifying provisions
related to parking for persons with disabilities; making technical and clarifying changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 85.052, subdivision 3; 85.053, subdivision 7; 168.011, subdivision 4, by
adding a subdivision; 168.021; 168.33, subdivision 8; 169.345; 169.346, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Anderson, Pappas and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1507: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; generally prohibiting the sale of
antibacterial soaps; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Olson and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1508: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the conveyance of certain
tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Hennepin County; authorizing the sale or conveyance to
governmental subdivisions for authorized public use of certain state lands pursuant to Minnesota Statutes,
section 282.01.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.