State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 24, 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.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1143: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; expanding the applicability of the domestic
abuse no contact order; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 518B.01, subdivision 22.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Murphy; Chaudhary; Moua; Johnson, D.E. and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1144: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; establishing a crosswalk safety education
account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.21, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1145: A bill for an act relating to Nobles County; providing a process for making certain
offices appointive in Nobles County.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1146: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying the county agricultural society
exemption from local zoning ordinances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 38.01; 38.16.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1147: A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing installation of vehicle-monitoring
device in authorized emergency vehicle; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 169.71, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kelley and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1148: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for prekindergarten through grade 12
education and early childhood and families, including general education, education excellence, special
education, facilities and technology, early childhood family support, and prevention; providing for
rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 119A.46, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 8; 120B.11,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8; 121A.06, subdivisions 2, 3; 121A.53; 122A.06, subdivision 4; 122A.09,
subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2a; 123A.05, subdivision 2; 123B.143, subdivision 1; 123B.36,
subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivision 4; 123B.59, subdivisions 3, 3a; 123B.63, subdivision 2; 123B.71,
subdivisions 8, 12; 123B.75, by adding a subdivision; 123B.76, subdivision 3; 123B.79, subdivision 6;
123B.81, subdivision 1; 123B.82; 123B.83, subdivision 2; 124D.095, subdivision 8; 124D.10, subdivisions
3, 4, 8; 124D.11, subdivisions 1, 6; 124D.135, subdivision 5; 124D.16, subdivision 3; 124D.68,
subdivision 9; 124D.69, subdivision 1; 124D.74, subdivision 1; 124D.81, subdivision 1; 124D.84,
subdivision 1; 125A.24; 125A.28; 126C.01, subdivision 11; 126C.05, by adding a subdivision; 126C.15,
subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 126C.21, subdivision 4; 126C.48, subdivisions 2, 8; 127A.49,
subdivision 3; 134.31, by adding a subdivision; 275.14; 275.16; 469.177, subdivision 9; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.83,
subdivision 1; 126C.42, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1149: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
adding employees of Bridges Medical Services, in Ada, to privatization coverage; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 353F.02, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1150: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring businesses that sell leases to file a
bond; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Sams and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1151: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; defining a term; requiring certain payments;
establishing a base funding level for rural economic development including ethanol producer payments;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 41A.09, subdivisions 2a, 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Skoe, Neuville and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1152: A bill for an act relating to human services; adding a provision to the fathers' adoption
registry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 259.52, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1153: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a classroom contribution
refund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Solon and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 1154: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing and clarifying provisions for
prescription drugs under medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625,
subdivisions 13f, 13g.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Skoe, Lourey and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1155: A bill for an act relating to education; enabling sixth through eighth grade girls and boys
to receive self-defense and conflict resolution training; requiring a model curriculum; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 120B.021, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 1156: A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining coercion for purposes of the criminal sexual
conduct law to include use of physical confinement or strength to submit the complainant to unlawful
sexual conduct; authorizing stepparents to assist a minor in seeking a restraining order; waiving fees for
sexual assault victims to obtain a restraining order; modifying laws prohibiting harassing behavior by
including new forms of technology used by stalkers to harass victims to be included within the
prohibitions of the law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.341, subdivision 14; 609.748,
subdivisions 2, 3a; 609.749, subdivision 2; 609.79, subdivision 2; 609.795, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Pariseau, Bakk, Sams, Frederickson and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1157: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; eliminating the permit requirement to take
lynx, bobcat, and fox with a snare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 97B.625, subdivision 2;
97B.631, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 6234.2300, subparts 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1158: A bill for an act relating to state government; the Office of Administrative Hearings;
providing state copies of Minnesota Rules to the office; regulating hearings and cases; providing
rulemaking; assessing costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 14.47, subdivision 8; 14.50;
14.51; 14.53; 14.62, subdivision 2a; 176.411, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1159: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a planning committee for a
four-year university at Rochester; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1160: A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating the sunset date for the purchase of
military service credit; amending Laws 2000, chapter 461, article 4, section 4, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins, Sams, Jungbauer, Pariseau and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1161: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for
identification, removal, and replacement of diseased shade trees; authorizing the sale and issuance of state
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin, Lourey, Wergin and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1162: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring disclosures of certain payments; requiring
disclosure of and limiting certain charges to the uninsured; limiting provider recourse; providing remedies;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Solon, Pappas, Kierlin and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1163: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the criteria for participants of the loan
forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.1501,
subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Belanger, Michel, Kelley and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1164: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the governance structure of the Minnesota
Comprehensive Health Association; increasing the cigarette tax; conforming to federal law on health
savings accounts; providing a health insurance exemption from the insurance premiums tax; repealing the
assessment for the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 62A.02, by adding a subdivision; 62E.02, subdivision 23; 62E.091;
62E.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7; 62E.11, subdivisions 9, 10; 62E.13, subdivisions 2, 3a, by adding a
subdivision; 62E.14, subdivisions 1, 6; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 297F.05, subdivision 1; 297F.10,
subdivision 1; 297I.15, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 62E.02, subdivision 23;
62E.11, subdivisions 5, 6, 13; 62E.13, subdivision 1; 297I.01, subdivision 10; 297I.05, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Betzold, Pogemiller and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1165: A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting judges to purchase service credit for
an authorized leave; requiring specified payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 490.121,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble, Kubly, Jungbauer, Sams and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1166: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for the bridges rental housing
assistance program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1167: A bill for an act relating to courts; limiting postconviction relief; providing that local
governments do not have to pay expenses incurred by defendants in certain appeals; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 590.01, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 545A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Bachmann and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1168: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a
section to article XIV; requiring that tolls on public highways be discontinued when original construction
costs have been paid.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1169: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a
section to article XIV; prohibiting tolls on highways and new tolls on bridges.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Bachmann and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1170: A bill for an act relating to highways; allowing tolls to be collected on toll facilities only
until all construction costs of the facility have been paid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
160.87, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Bachmann and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1171: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of
certain interchanges on marked Interstate Highway 35E; authorizing the issuance of state trunk highway
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1172: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for construction
of overpass on I-35; authorizing issuance of state trunk highway bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1173: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; repealing prohibition against recording
certain speed violations on driver's record; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.99,
subdivision 1b; 171.12, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kierlin, Larson, Robling and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1174: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for educational and
related purposes to the Higher Education Services Office, Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities, Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Medical
Foundation, with certain conditions; modifying various grant and financial aid eligibility provisions;
requiring eligible institutions to provide certain data; providing definitions; directing the Board of Trustees
to designate centers of excellence; amending the Minnesota college savings plan; authorizing transfer of
certain bonding authority; amending provisions related to private career schools; establishing fees;
providing for merger with the Higher Education Facilities Authority; making technical, clarifying, and
conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 136A.01,
subdivision 2; 136A.031, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 136A.121, subdivisions 2, 6, 9, by adding a subdivision;
136A.125, subdivisions 2, 4; 136A.1701, by adding subdivisions; 136G.03, subdivisions 3, 21a, 22, 32;
136G.05, subdivision 8; 136G.09, subdivisions 11, 12; 136G.11, subdivisions 1, 3, 13, by adding a
subdivision; 136G.13, subdivisions 1, 5; 136G.14; 141.21, by adding a subdivision; 141.25, subdivisions 3,
5, 7, 8, 9, 12; 141.251; 141.26, subdivision 5; 141.271, subdivisions 4, 7, 10, by adding subdivisions;
141.28, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 141.29, subdivision 3; 141.30; 141.35; 299A.45,
subdivisions 1, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 136F; 141;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 136A.011; 136A.031, subdivision 1; 136A.25; 136A.26;
Minnesota Rules, parts 4815.0100; 4815.0110; 4815.0120; 4815.0130; 4815.0140; 4815.0150; 4815.0160;
4830.8100; 4830.8110; 4830.8120; 4830.8130; 4830.8140; 4830.8150.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moua, Pogemiller, Belanger, Skoe and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1175: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the income tax subtraction for charitable
contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision
2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1176: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for staff development
for school districts with schools not making adequate yearly progress; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.61, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 1177: A bill for an act relating to manufactured home parks; requiring certain notices before
the sale of a park; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 327.

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

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1178: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for children and
community services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1179: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the geothermal system
for a cooperative joint community learning center and health and wellness center in Onamia.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Gaither, Foley and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1180: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to comply with the
schools interoperability framework specifications; establishing a working group.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1181: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to determine the school
year starting date; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 120A.40.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1182: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities for Minnesota Online.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud, Jungbauer and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1183: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; clarifying the classification of certain
noncommercial aircraft storage hangers abutting public airports located outside the seven-county
metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1184: A bill for an act relating to shoreland; Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act;
requiring county review and approval of subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
515B.2-112.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1185: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provision governing use of
recreational vehicle combination carrying equestrian equipment and supplies; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 169.81, subdivision 3c.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Larson, Kierlin, Ruud and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1186: A bill for an act relating to higher education; Minnesota State Colleges and Universities;
providing for centers of excellence; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 136F.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Anderson and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1187: A bill for an act relating to restricted pesticides; prohibiting the sale or use of
Chloro-s-Triazine herbicides (atrazine) after a certain date; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 18B.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1188: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of tax-forfeited land
bordering public waters in Itasca County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 1189: A bill for an act relating to economic development abatement; granting special
abatement authority for a property in a tax increment financing district in the city of Fairmont.

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

Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1190: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials
used to construct certain utility facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.71, by adding
a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

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

Senators Nienow and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1191: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting operation of cellular
telephone in moving motor vehicle by holder of provisional driver's license or instruction permit;
imposing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1192: A bill for an act relating to education; including acoustical performance criteria in
school district proposal to construct a facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.71,
subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 1193: A bill for an act relating to airports; defining safety zones and land use restrictions for
runway 17-35 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 360.66, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Larson, Nienow, Olson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1194: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a Conditional Release Board with the
authority to order the conditional release from prison of certain nonviolent controlled substance offenders,
if the release of these offenders does not pose a danger to the public or any individual; authorizing
expungements of conviction records for these offenders; requiring the Department of Corrections to offer
chemical dependency treatment to certain offenders; authorizing an RFP for the construction and operation
of correctional facilities to house and treat controlled substance offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 609A.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 243; 244.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Neuville, Belanger, Limmer, Robling and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 1195: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for an income tax surcharge;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Robling, Solon, Larson, Tomassoni and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1196: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota for research support.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold, Tomassoni, Sams, Rosen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1197: A bill for an act relating to education; granting school districts the authority to offer
certain rewards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1198: A bill for an act relating to professional firms; including marriage and family therapy in
the definition of professional services; allowing marriage and family therapists to practice professional
services in combination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 319B.02, subdivision 19; 319B.40.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Robling and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1199: A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing that the on-sale license for Elko Speedway
authorizes sales for all events on all days of the week; amending Laws 2003, chapter 126, section 28.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Larson, Ruud, Tomassoni, Robling and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1200: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Higher
Education Services Office for the service-learning program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Kleis and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1201: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring all persons arrested for or
convicted of committing a felony to submit a DNA sample to law enforcement at the time of booking;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 299C.03; 299C.08; 299C.11;
299C.155; 299C.21; 609.117; 609A.02, subdivision 3; 609A.03, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.119.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Dille, Sams, Frederickson, Lourey and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1202: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for a grant to Second
Harvest food banks for the purchase of milk.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann, Michel, LeClair, Wergin and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1203: A bill for an act relating to transportation; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, dedicating proceeds from motor vehicle sales tax to transportation purposes and
phasing in the dedication over a five-year period.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1204: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing penalty fees for certain credentialed
health occupations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 148.5194, by adding a subdivision;
148.6445, by adding a subdivision; 148C.12, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 153A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Robling, Pappas, Kierlin, Larson and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1205: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities for the innovations fund.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold, Pogemiller and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1206: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing that a certain limit on covered salary
for public pension purposes does not apply to an elected official of a political subdivision; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 356.611, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley, Betzold, McGinn, Kleis and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1207: A bill for an act relating to courts; limiting postconviction relief; providing that certain
government appeals do not require payment of defendant attorney fees and costs; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 590.01, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 545A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Robling and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1208: A bill for an act relating to employee relations; modifying state employment provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 43A.08, subdivision 1a; 43A.10, subdivision 6a; 43A.15,
subdivision 3; 43A.27, subdivision 2; 43A.31, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 1209: A bill for an act relating to taxes; regulating tax preparers; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 270.30, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 8, by adding subdivisions; 289A.08, subdivision 16; 289A.60,
subdivision 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes 2004, chapter 270.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rest, Betzold, and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1210: A bill for an act relating to courts; clarifying the life span and interest rate of foreign
judgments; providing for the docketing and payment in United States dollars of judgments on
foreign-money claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 548.27; 548.46.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Betzold, Foley and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1211: A bill for an act relating to child protection; providing for a background check of an
individual being considered as a custodian; modifying requirements for adoption consents and placement
resources for children who are in the legal custody of a social services agency; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 259.24, subdivisions 1, 2a, 5, 6a; 260C.201, subdivision 11; 260C.212, subdivision
4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kelley; Johnson, D.E.; Skoglund; Scheid and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1212: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; repealing the classification of
service cooperative claims data; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.203.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Sams, Dille, Frederickson and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1213: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for reimbursement
grants to persons who install E85 pumps.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud, Koering and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1214: A bill for an act relating to the county of Crow Wing; providing for a sewer district and
a sewer commission; authorizing the delegation of authority with respect to individual sewage treatment
systems; providing for the levying of service charges.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Wergin, Murphy and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1215: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing for speed limit on city streets in
rural residential districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.14, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Rest, Belanger, Moua, Marty and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1216: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income tax administration; appropriating money for
grants to nonprofit entities to facilitate the delivery of volunteer assistance to low-income taxpayers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Senjem, Ruud, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1217: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; clarifying provisions relating to utility
metering and billing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 504B.215, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a.

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

Senators Dille; Vickerman; Day; Johnson, D.E. and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1218: A memorial resolution asking the residents of Minnesota for tolerance of different
views on animal agriculture production practices; making 2005 the year the Minnesota feedlot war ended,
and a new era beginning for Minnesota livestock farmers characterized by peace, love, harmony, and
acceptance of diversity.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1219: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying payment from the county of
responsibility for temporary confinement under the Civil Commitment Act; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 253B.045, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1220: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring greater proof of identity for
driver's license applicant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.06, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1221: A bill for an act relating to insurance; homeowners; regulating certain insurer actions;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1222: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land bordering public waters in Rice County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1223: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing the crime of providing false
information to law enforcement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.505.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kelley, Pogemiller, Bakk, Belanger and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1224: A resolution memorializing the President, Congress, and the members of the Minnesota
Congressional Delegation to sponsor and support the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Act.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kelley, Anderson, Stumpf and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1225: A bill for an act relating to communications; creating a broadband revolving loan fund;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.

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

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1226: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying requirements for operating
motor vehicle by holder of provisional license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.055,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 1227: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain hybrid vehicles from the motor
vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297B.01, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1228: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
prepare a toll facilities plan; prohibiting noncompete provisions in toll facility development agreements
from restricting or prohibiting development, design, construction, or operation of public transit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 160.84, subdivision 9; 160.86; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Dibble, Marty and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1229: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for carsharing;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.64, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1230: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the escape from custody crime to
include civilly committed sexually dangerous persons and persons with sexual psychopathic personalities
who abscond while under provisional discharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.485,
subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1231: A bill for an act relating to real property; regulating sign and flag display; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 515.07; 515B.2-103; 515B.3-102; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 500.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Betzold, Neuville and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1232: A bill for an act relating to crimes; requiring mandatory diversion for certain controlled
substance offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 152.18, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Betzold, Skoglund, Neuville, Ranum and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1233: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying license reinstatement
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.29, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1234: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; creating a study panel on the
governance and management structure of the city; providing membership of the study panel; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bachmann, Olson and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1235: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing local bonding for personal
rapid transit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 429.021, subdivision 1; 475.52, subdivisions 1,
3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1236: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing an income tax
checkoff to fund benefits for survivors of law enforcement officers and firefighters and providing for
maintenance of peace officer and firefighter memorials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kelley, Stumpf, Sparks, Wergin and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1237: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for libraries and library
programs.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pariseau, Bakk, Frederickson and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1238: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for trapper education requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97B.025; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 97B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Jungbauer and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1239: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying pupil units for certain students;
increasing the formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 126C.05, subdivisions 8,
15; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ortman, Murphy, Kleis, Vickerman and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1240: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing a motor vehicle transaction fee;
increasing filing fee for processing license applications and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 168.33, subdivision 7; 171.06, subdivision 2; 171.061, subdivision 4; 171.26.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Langseth; Marty; Stumpf; Johnson, D.E. and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1241: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a high-resolution
digital elevation and flood plain management mapping pilot project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Larson, Skoe, Sams and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1242: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital projects
to enable the reuse of Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state
bonds; conveying certain surplus state land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 245.036.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman, LeClair, Fischbach, Bachmann and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1243: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for partial conformity to the Medicare
Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 290.01, subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kelley, Stumpf and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1244: A bill for an act relating to education; providing condition for the continued
implementation of No Child Left Behind; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Stumpf and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1245: A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to amend the No Child
Left Behind Act according to the recommendations of the National Conference of State Legislatures' task
force on No Child Left Behind.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1246: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross receipts; providing a credit to health care
providers for services to state health program recipients; providing for responsibilities of third-party
purchasers; authorizing itemization of tax on certain billings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
295.54, by adding a subdivision; 295.582.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ortman, Hann, Fischbach, Bachmann and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1247: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an individual income and corporate
franchise tax credit for qualifying investments in dairy operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.