State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, March 3, 2005


9:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senators Belanger; Kierlin; Johnson, D.J.; Tomassoni and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1338: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing filing requirements for use tax; limiting
the de minimus exemption; providing instructions to the commissioner; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 289A.11, subdivision 1; 289A.18, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 297A.67,
subdivision 21; 297A.83, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hottinger, Marty and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1339: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring funding for certain early
childhood education programs; assuring access to full-day kindergarten for at-risk students; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Wiger, Gaither, Michel and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1340: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school districts to replace
state shortfalls in regular special education funding with local levy authority; authorizing a discretionary
levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 125A.76, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1341: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the production tax rate of certain direct
reduced ore; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 298.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1342: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain exemptions for an iron
nugget production scale demonstration facility; amending Laws 2004, chapter 220, section 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1343: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; directing the commissioner of agriculture to
make lump sum payments for catch-up ethanol producer payments; providing for the timely appropriation
of money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Koering, Kiscaden, Berglin and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1344: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the Minnesota family investment
program family cap; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256J.24, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1345: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; providing for two-year driving permits;
making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.05, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1346: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the operation of the
Peace Officers Standards and Training Board.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ourada and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1347: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin and Wright Counties; authorizing the Hennepin
County Board and the Wright County Board to initiate a process for the change of county boundaries by
resolution.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, Cohen, Ruud, Belanger and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1348: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing competition of the research credit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.068, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1349: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the chemical dependency
allocation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 254B.02, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Cohen, Kelley, Frederickson, Pogemiller and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1351: A bill for an act relating to the environment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
103E.701, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1352: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for certain pension benefits upon the
privatization of the Northfield Hospital; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 353F.02, subdivision
4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Neuville, Dibble and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1353: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating wireless telephone
directories; protecting consumer privacy; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1354: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; abolishing provisions regulating motor
bicycle rental businesses; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.831, 168.832, 168.833,
168.834, 168.835, 168.836, and 168.837.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1355: A bill for an act relating to professions; extending the application period for power
limited technicians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 326.242, subdivision 3d.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1356: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating an off-highway vehicle recreation
area.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kubly, Vickerman and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1357: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the Minnesota State
Horticultural Society.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Cohen, Rest and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1358: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying the structure of the Pollution
Control Agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116.02, subdivisions 1, 4; 116.03,
subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116.02, subdivisions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Stumpf, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1359: A bill for an act relating to highways; allowing state transportation funds to be used for
design and preliminary engineering of bridges in smaller cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 174.50, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Belanger, Michel, Scheid, Sams and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1360: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating unclaimed property held by
cooperatives and the right to receive or recover unclaimed property; modifying public notice requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 308A.711, subdivision 3; 345.42, subdivision 1; 345.46;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 308A.711, subdivisions 1, 2; 345.39, subdivision 2; 345.42,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1361: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
Independent School District No. 2180, M.A.C.C.R.A.Y.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1362: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the definition of mental health
professional; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 245.462, subdivision 18; 245.4871, subdivision
27; 256B.0623, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1363: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing a transition period for
licensing professional counselors; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1364: A bill for an act relating to drainage; allowing an outlet fee to be charged for use of an
established drainage system in Red Lake County as an outlet for drainage originating in Pennington
County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni, Solon, Hottinger and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1365: A bill for an act relating to children; including socioemotional development in early
childhood health and development screening; including possible availability of mental health screening in
notice to parents of truant children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.32, subdivision 2;
121A.17, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 121A.19; 125A.02, subdivision 1; 260A.03; 260A.04,
subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1366: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the additional
financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of
certain obligations; repealing restrictions on the issuance of general obligation bonds for the Hiawatha
light rail transit line; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.39, subdivision 1f.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1367: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the definition of net debt limit
for school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 128D.11, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1368: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring establishment and adoption of
community-based energy development tariffs; modifying provisions relating to renewable energy
resources and objectives; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
216B.1645, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2425, subdivision 7; 216B.243, subdivision 8;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

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

S.F. No. 1369: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring consideration of installation opportunities
for distributed generation; authorizing establishment of local power quality zones; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Senators Kelley, Ourada, Gaither, Kubly and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1370: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing for standardized provider
contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Senators Skoe, Langseth, Stumpf, Higgins and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1371: A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing compensation of watershed
district managers; providing for board elections; clarifying who can enter onto land; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 103D.225, subdivision 4; 103D.315, subdivisions 6, 8; 103D.335, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ruud, McGinn, Rosen and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1372: 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 Pappas, Anderson, Rosen, Bakk and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1373: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing the incumbent worker
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 116L.05, by adding a subdivision; 116L.17,
subdivision 1; 116L.20, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.

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

Senators Skoe, Chaudhary, Sparks and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1374: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring funding for the basic
community education program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
124D.20, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1375: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII,
section 1; providing for high quality in public education through equitable and adequate funding.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Bakk, Betzold, Cohen, Tomassoni and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1376: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing inverse condemnation by a
mixed municipal solid waste services business when a governmental entity occupies the market; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Skoglund and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1377: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring indeterminate life sentences for
certain egregious first degree criminal sexual conduct offenses; requiring indeterminate life sentences for
repeat sex offenses; creating the crime of sixth degree criminal sexual conduct; modifying the patterned
sex offender sentencing law; making necessary technical and conforming statutory changes; directing the
Sentencing Guidelines Commission to modify the Sentencing Guidelines; providing criminal penalties;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 14.03, subdivision 3; 243.166, subdivision 1; 244.05,
subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7; 244.052, subdivision 3; 609.108, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 609.109, subdivisions 2, 5, 7;
609.117, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.1351; 609.341, by adding subdivisions; 609.342, subdivisions 2, 3;
609.343, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.344, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.345, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.347; 609.3471;
609.348; 609.353; 631.045; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.108, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1378: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying medical education funding provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 62J.692, subdivisions 3, 4, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Sparks, Marko, Ourada and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1379: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; excluding cost of air bag repair or
replacement and related repair costs from motor vehicle damage calculations for salvage title and
consumer disclosure purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168A.04, subdivision 4;
168A.151, subdivision 1; 325F.6641, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sparks, Metzen, Scheid, Belanger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1380: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating claims practices; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 72A.201, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1381: A bill for an act relating to education; enabling school districts to focus on delivering
academic services; transferring responsibilities for noncurricular athletic and fine arts activities for youth
from school districts to local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 122A.33;
123B.35; 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivisions 1, 4; 123B.51, subdivision 4, by adding a
subdivision; 124D.61; 124D.74, subdivision 6; 128C.01; 128C.02; 128C.03; 128C.05; 128C.07; 128C.08;
275.70, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.095, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 1382: A bill for an act relating to taxes; providing a credit for employer postsecondary
education expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1383: A bill for an act relating to higher education; directing state grant program surpluses
equally to the University of Minnesota and to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1384: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing tuition assistance to deaf
individuals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1385: A bill for an act relating to agriculturally derived fuels; authorizing a study by the
reliability administrator in the Department of Commerce to determine technical and economic aspects of
using biodiesel fuel as a home heating fuel; requiring a report to the legislature.

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

Senators McGinn and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1386: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; clarifying that drivers are prohibited from
driving vehicles onto shoulder to pass on the right; making other clarifying changes; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 169.18, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators McGinn and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1387: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting use of term "state patrol" in
advertising for private detective or protective agent services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
326.3384, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators McGinn and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1388: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provision governing the
passing of a parked emergency vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.18, subdivision
11.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Higgins, Marko, Ourada, Scheid and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1389: A bill for an act relating to elections; moving the state primary from September to June
and making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.31, subdivision 6;
10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 204B.33; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 205.065, subdivision 1;
205A.03, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1390: A bill for an act relating to state employees; modifying state employee group insurance
plan provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 43A.23, subdivision 1; 43A.24, subdivision
2; 43A.27, subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1391: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the facility reimbursement rate
for a facility in Otter Tail County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.434, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Wergin, Metzen, Day and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1392: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for sports-themed tipboard
games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 349.12, subdivision 34; 349.151, by adding a
subdivision; 349.1711, subdivision 2; 349.211, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Anderson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1393: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Lifetrack
Resources.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Michel, Metzen and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1394: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating certain rental vehicle
coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 65B.49, subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Foley, Solon, Jungbauer and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1395: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing supportive housing services;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256K.25, subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1396: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota for a healthy society initiative.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1397: A bill for an act relating to the city of Rochester; providing for additional uses for the
city sales and use tax revenues; increasing bonding authorization; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389,
article 8, section 43, subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheid, Senjem and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1398: A bill for an act relating to environment; enacting the Minnesota Electronics Recycling
Act of 2005; authorizing rulemaking; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
16C.03, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116F.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Anderson; Johnson, D.E.; Kubly; Frederickson and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1399: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating eligibility for grants from the renewable
development fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216B.1694, subdivision 2.

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

Senators Reiter, McGinn and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1400: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing an Internet Crimes Against
Children (ICAC) Task Force; specifying the task force's duties and membership; providing for grants;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Stumpf, Pappas and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1401: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating membership on the Board of
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
136F.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Stumpf, Marko and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1402: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing for an approved school finance
system; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Kelley, Skoglund, Jungbauer and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1403: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing additional funding for school
lunches; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.111, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1404: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing exemptions from employment
agency licensing requirements; prohibiting certain fee payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 184.22, by adding subdivisions.

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

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1405: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; modifying standard industrial
classification list rulemaking provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 182.653, subdivision
9.

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

Senators Stumpf, Saxhaug, Bakk and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1406: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying requirements for forest
classification for off-highway vehicles; amending Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 1407: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing criteria for placement of a secure
forensic state nursing facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 246.014.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1408: A bill for an act relating to family law; providing a presumption in favor of joint
physical custody; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 518.003, subdivision 3; 518.156, by adding
a subdivision; 518.17, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kiscaden, Foley and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1409: A bill for an act relating to marriage dissolution; requiring a charge for certain use of
child support and maintenance collection services; requiring the provision of direct deposit of child
support payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 518.6111, subdivision 4, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1410: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing school districts to levy for
all-day kindergarten; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1411: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the qualifications for the
alternative facilities bonding program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1412: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to levy for school bus
purchases; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1413: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the Veterinary
Diagnostic Laboratory.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1414: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the reimbursement rate for a
nursing facility in Jackson County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.434, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 1415: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; reducing the limitation period for bringing
certain actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 541.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ortman, Michel and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 1416: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for interlocutory appeal on the
question of class certification in a civil action; specifying required damages in order to be a member of a
class; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 540.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1417: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating the commissioner of education as an
eligible charter school sponsor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.10, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1418: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; reinstating the beaver damage control grant
program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Pogemiller, Larson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1419: A bill for an act relating to the city of Richfield; authorizing the creation of a
redevelopment tax increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1420: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing school districts to levy for health
care costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.41, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Berglin, Pappas, Lourey and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1421: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating parents as scholars pilot project;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Solon, Berglin, Pappas, Rosen and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1422: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing assistance to expand the supply
of trained nurses; creating a nursing education loan program; appropriating money; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1423: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the burglary crime; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.582, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1424: A bill for an act relating to environment; authorizing annual adjustment of dry cleaner
environmental fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115B.49, by adding a subdivision;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115B.49, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman, Robling, Murphy and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1425: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; classifying certain data of the
Department of Transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.591, by adding a
subdivision; 13.72, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hottinger and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1426: A bill for an act relating to environment; adopting the Uniform Environmental
Covenants Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115B.17, subdivision 15; proposing coding for
new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 114D.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Gaither and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1427: A bill for an act relating to occupations; creating sign specialist licenses to be issued by
the Board of Electricity; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 326.241,
subdivision 1; 326.242, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.