State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 17, 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 Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1030: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain medical assistance
reimbursement rates for nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.434, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Koering, Solon, Sams, Vickerman and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1031: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to recreational camping area
regulations for the State Fair; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 327.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stumpf, Gaither, Saxhaug, Sparks and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1032: A bill for an act relating to education finance; simplifying the operating referendum
ballot language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.17, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1033: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent
School District No. 381, Lake Superior.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Foley, Bakk, LeClair and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1034: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for contingent adjustment of certain
MinnesotaCare taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 295.52, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ortman, Chaudhary, Neuville, Marty and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1035: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying conditions under which peace
officers and firefighters suffering disabling injuries continue to receive payments for health insurance;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299A.465, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Ortman, McGinn and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1036: A bill for an act relating to public safety; reforming the CriMNet policy group;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 299C.65, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Rest, Chaudhary, Jungbauer, Reiter and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1037: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying provisions relating to aeronautics;
making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 360.305, subdivision 4; 360.55,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 4a; 360.58; 360.59, subdivisions 2, 5, 7, 8; 360.63, subdivision 2; 360.67, subdivision
4; 394.22, subdivision 12; 394.361, subdivisions 1, 3; 462.352, subdivision 10; 462.355, subdivision 4;
462.359, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 360.59, subdivisions 4, 9.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1038: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting leaving a child under the age
of nine unattended in a passenger vehicle; imposing a penalty; making clarifying changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.13, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1039: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting tampering with clock-hour meters on
farm tractors; prescribing a civil penalty and a private right of action; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1040: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting liability for certain conduct of persons
released from confinement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1041: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating motorized scooters; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.012, subdivision 1; 169.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Koering, Wergin and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 1042: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing for administrative enforcement
of minor traffic offenses by municipalities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.04.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Sams, Larson, Lourey, Koering and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1043: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the nursing home
moratorium; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144A.071, subdivision 4c.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Solon, Foley, Tomassoni and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1044: A bill for an act relating to state government; renaming the State Office Building as the
Paul Wellstone State Office Building.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Foley, McGinn, Kelley and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1045: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing 911 emergency telecommunications
service fee; imposing certain restrictions on public subsidy to telephone companies for providing 911
emergency telephone service; increasing distribution to pay costs of public safety answering points;
authorizing sale of Metropolitan Council bonds to implement phases two and three of the 800-MHz public
safety radio system; providing for levy of property taxes to secure payment of system operating costs;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 403.11, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a; 403.113,
subdivision 1; 403.27, subdivisions 1, 3; 403.30, subdivisions 1, 3; 403.31, subdivision 6.

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

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1046: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating an off-highway vehicle safety and
conservation grant program; 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.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1047: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying off-highway vehicle
provisions; providing certain rulemaking exemptions; modifying forest classification review; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.798, subdivision 1; 84.9256, subdivision 1; 84.926; 89.19,
subdivision 2; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Marty, Hottinger, Dibble, Higgins and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1048: A bill for an act relating to health, environment and natural resources, and agriculture;
restricting the use of atrazine; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18B.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Lourey, Marty, Dibble, Higgins and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1049: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding access to pesticides application
information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 18B.37, subdivisions 2, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Chaudhary, Kleis, Saxhaug, Olson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1050: A bill for an act relating to the environment; creating the Clean Water Legacy Act;
providing authority, direction, and funding to achieve and maintain water quality standards for
Minnesota's surface waters in accordance with section 303(d) of the federal Clean Water Act;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes chapter 446A; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 114D.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Higgins, Limmer, Kiscaden and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1051: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for ongoing status as an absentee voter;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 203B.04, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Marko and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1052: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for an elementary and middle school
years international baccalaureate pilot program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1053: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing Nobles County, the city of
Worthington, and Independent School District No. 518 to conduct joint truth in taxation hearings;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 275.065, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1054: A bill for an act relating to insurance; improving Insurance Guaranty Association
coverage for political subdivisions of this state when their insurance company becomes insolvent;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 60C.09, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Scheid, Wergin, Pogemiller, Wiger and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 1055: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a school site governance program;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Moua, Murphy, Wiger, McGinn and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1056: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating registration plates and stickers;
regulating certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.27, by adding a subdivision;
168.33, subdivision 7; 168.66, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Pogemiller, Cohen, Kiscaden and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1057: A bill for an act relating to state employment; providing voluntary unpaid leave options
and early retirement incentives to state employees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Chaudhary and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1058: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the preparation and evaluation of engineering concepts and layouts for the
reconstruction and expansion of I-35W between I-694 and I-35 in Anoka and Ramsey Counties.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Dille, Frederickson, Murphy and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1059: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; authorizing the carryforward of the
unexpended appropriation for the state soldiers' assistance fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 197.07.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1060: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to the commissioner of
public safety to fund the Criminal Gang Strike Force.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin, Fischbach, Higgins, Wergin and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1061: A bill for an act relating to health; removing the expiration date for radiation therapy
facility construction limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.5509.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1062: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; permitting the use of a firearm silencer for
deer management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 97B.031, subdivision 4; 609.66,
subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1063: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring six-month license revocation
for driver exceeding speed of 100 miles per hour; doubling fine for speed violation in excess of 20 miles
over the posted or statutory speed limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.14, subdivision
2, by adding a subdivision; 171.17, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Metzen, Anderson, Scheid, Kleis and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1064: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; establishing an accessible electronic
information service for blind and disabled persons; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 237.52, subdivisions 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 248.

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

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

S.F. No. 1065: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring predatory offender registration for
offenders without primary addresses; changing other provisions of the predatory offender registration law;
providing for community notification for out-of-state offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 243.166; 243.167; 244.052, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 244.10, subdivision 2a;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 243.166, subdivisions 1, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Ruud, Sams, Marty, Wergin and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1066: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring a study of certain unrefunded
gasoline tax.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dille, Murphy and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1067: A bill for an act relating to transportation; changing terms "gasoline tax" and "special
fuels tax" to "transportation fee"; increasing transportation fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Dibble and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1068: A bill for an act relating to telecommunication; charges after cancellation; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 237.74, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Moua, Robling, Pappas, Pogemiller and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1069: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a state adjunct to the federal
educational Upward Bound or Talent Search Trio programs; authorizing the Higher Education Services
Office to administer the program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 136A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.