State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, February 16, 2005


11:30 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 Senjem, McGinn, Bachmann, Gerlach and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 987: A bill for an act relating to civil law; reforming and recodifying the law relating to
marriage dissolution, child custody, child support, maintenance, and property division; changing a fee;
making style and form changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
357.021, by adding a subdivision; 518.002; 518.003, subdivisions 1, 3; 518.005; 518.01; 518.02; 518.03;
518.04; 518.05; 518.055; 518.06; 518.07; 518.09; 518.091, subdivision 1; 518.10; 518.11; 518.12; 518.13;
518.131; 518.14, subdivision 1; 518.148; 518.155; 518.156; 518.157, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6; 518.165;
518.166; 518.167, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 518.168; 518.1705, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, 8, 9; 518.175; 518.1751,
subdivisions 1b, 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3; 518.1752; 518.176; 518.177; 518.178; 518.179, subdivision 1; 518.18;
518.191, subdivision 1; 518.195, subdivisions 2, 3; 518.24; 518.25; 518.27; 518.54, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7,
8; 518.55; 518.552; 518.58; 518.581; 518.582; 518.612; 518.619; 518.62; 518.64, subdivisions 1, 2;
518.641; 518.642; 518.646; 518.65; 518.68, subdivision 1; 519.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for
new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 517A; 517B; 517C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
518.111; 518.14, subdivision 2; 518.171; 518.24; 518.255; 518.54, subdivisions 2, 4a, 13, 14; 518.55,
subdivision 4; 518.551; 518.5513; 518.553; 518.57; 518.575; 518.585; 518.5851; 518.5852; 518.5853;
518.61; 518.6111; 518.614; 518.615; 518.616; 518.617; 518.618; 518.6195; 518.6196; 518.62; 518.64,
subdivisions 4, 4a, 5; 518.68.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Sams, Higgins, Belanger and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 988: A bill for an act relating to health; increasing consumer protection for hearing aid users;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 153A.15, subdivision 1; 153A.19, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Hottinger, Chaudhary and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 989: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospital emergency rooms to provide
emergency contraception, prophylactic antibiotics, and information to sexual assault victims; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 990: A bill for an act relating to higher education; Minnesota State Colleges and Universities;
amending student board member selection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136F.04,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hottinger; Murphy; Johnson, D.E.; Langseth and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 991: A bill for an act relating to financing the National Guard tuition reimbursement program;
imposing an income tax surcharge; extending the time for providing tuition reimbursement to members
who have served in active military service; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 192.501, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 992: A bill for an act relating to crimes; modifying penalties for identity theft; requiring
minimum restitution payments and providing information to victims of identity theft; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 609.527, subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Berglin, Solon and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 993: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying covered services for medical
assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 994: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; establishing a Predatory Offender
Screening Committee; providing for committee access to offender data; permitting the establishment of
hearing judge and hearing attorney panels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 244.05,
subdivision 7; 253B.185, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 244.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 995: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing exceptions to a state salary limitation
for pension purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 356.611, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 996: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System; modifying
the definition of allowable service to include time on strike; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
352.01, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 997: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing contribution rates for certain
correctional employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 352.92, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 998: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing contribution rates for the State Patrol
retirement fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 352B.02, subdivisions 1a, 1c.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Berglin, Lourey, Rosen, Moua and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 999: A bill for an act relating to health; reducing the nursing home license surcharge;
increasing the cigarette tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256.9657, subdivision 1;
256B.431, subdivision 38; 297F.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Ranum, Neuville and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1000: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying discharge plans for offenders
with serious and persistent mental illness; clarifying eligibility for medical assistance for offenders
released for work release; authorizing commissioner of corrections to enter into a purchasing pool for
prescription drugs; allocating housing funds for projects that provide employment support; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 241.01, by adding a subdivision; 244.054; 256B.055,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Higgins, Senjem, Ourada and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1001: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying definition of campaign expenditure;
making certain exceptions to the ban on gifts to public officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 10A.01, subdivision 9; 10A.071, subdivision 3; 471.895, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Anderson, Pogemiller and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1002: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain qualifying property
used for educational instruction.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pariseau, Scheid, Ruud and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1003: A bill for an act relating to housing; requiring carbon monoxide alarms in all dwellings;
providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

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

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1004: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a citizen's council; specifying
duties of the council; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Rest, Ranum, Dille, Pappas and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1005: A bill for an act relating to adoption records; providing access to certain records by
certain persons; providing for certain services; changing classification of certain data; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.218, subdivisions 1, 2; 259.83, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a
subdivision; 259.89.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ourada, Murphy, Robling, Moua and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1006: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for transportation,
Metropolitan Council, and public safety activities; providing for general contingent accounts and tort
claims; modifying provision for handling state mail; modifying vehicle registration tax and fee provisions;
increasing fees for motor vehicle transfers and driver and vehicle services; establishing accounts;
abolishing statewide bicycle registration program; making technical and clarifying revisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16B.49; 115A.908, subdivision 1; 168.011, by adding a subdivision;
168.013, subdivision 8; 168.09, subdivision 7; 168.105, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 168.12; 168.123; 168.1235;
168.124; 168.125; 168.1255; 168.127, subdivision 6; 168.128; 168.129; 168.1291; 168.1293; 168.1296;
168.1297; 168.27, subdivision 11; 168.33; 168.345, subdivisions 1, 2; 168.381; 168.54, subdivisions 4, 5;
168A.152, subdivision 2; 168A.29; 168A.31; 169.09, subdivision 13; 169A.60, subdivision 16; 171.06,
subdivisions 2, 2a; 171.061, subdivision 4; 171.07, subdivision 11; 171.13, subdivision 6, by adding a
subdivision; 171.20, subdivision 4; 171.26; 171.29, subdivision 2; 171.36; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 168; 299A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.012,
subdivision 12; 168.041, subdivision 11; 168.105, subdivision 6; 168.231; 168.345, subdivisions 3, 4;
168C.01; 168C.02; 168C.03; 168C.04; 168C.05; 168C.06; 168C.07; 168C.08; 168C.09; 168C.10;
168C.11; 168C.12; 168C.13; 170.23; 171.12, subdivision 8; 171.185; Minnesota Rules, parts 7407.0100;
7407.0200; 7407.0300; 7407.0400; 7407.0500; 7407.0600; 7407.0700; 7407.0800; 7407.0900; 7407.1000;
7407.1100; 7407.1200; 7407.1300.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1007: A bill for an act relating to commerce; extending the motor vehicle lemon law to
include motor boats; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 325F.665.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Wergin, Nienow, Day and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1008: A bill for an act relating to taxes; conforming to the Military Family Tax Relief Act of
2003; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31;
290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1009: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; regulating responsibility for water utility
charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 325E.025, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1010: A bill for an act relating to creditors remedies; prohibiting prejudgment garnishment in
certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 551.05, subdivisions 1a, 3, 4, by
adding a subdivision; 571.71; 571.72, subdivision 4; 571.79; 571.912; 571.914, subdivisions 1, 2, 4;
571.93, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 551.05, subdivisions 5, 6; 571.914,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1011: A bill for an act relating to local government aids; increasing the city aid base for
certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1012: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; increasing rates of motor fuel taxes;
appropriating money for highways 53 and 169; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 296A.07,
subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1013: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring continuing education for municipal
building officials; requiring more detail in reports from municipalities on building code enforcement;
requiring prelicensing education of residential building contractors; making changes in continuing
education; providing homebuyers with access to information about avoidance of moisture and other
problems; regulating actions for a breach of the statutory home warranty requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16B.65, by adding a subdivision; 16B.685; 326.87, subdivision 1;
326.89, subdivision 2; 326.96; 327A.05, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sams, Anderson, Sparks and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1014: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing protection for insurance policyholders;
requiring agents, when acting as risk managers, to disclose compensation and quotes from insurance
companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 60K.46, by adding subdivisions; 60K.49,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sams, Anderson, Sparks and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1015: A bill for an act relating to insurance; restricting insurance companies from limiting
quotes to one agent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Pariseau, McGinn, Belanger, Marko and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1016: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting delegation of duties to board of
adjustment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 18.83, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1017: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring deactivation of 100 access ramp
meters in metropolitan area.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1018: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing certain income tax benefits;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 290.01, subdivisions 7, 19, 19b; 290.06, subdivision 2c.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1019: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for electronic issuance of
burning permits; providing for electronic burning permit fees; creating an account; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 88.17, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ranum, Cohen, Neuville, Frederickson and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1020: A bill for an act relating to legal services funding; increasing a surcharge on certain
recording and registration fees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 357.18,
subdivision 3; 508.82, subdivision 1; 508A.82, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Stumpf, Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1021: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a task force to study
section-based school finance formulas.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators McGinn, Gerlach, Pariseau, Metzen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1022: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending for public
purposes; appropriating money for flood mitigation management capital improvement in Lebanon Hills
Regional Park, Dakota County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Metzen, McGinn, Belanger, Marko and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 1023: A bill for an act relating to government data; classifying certain licensing data as public;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.46, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Rosen, Kelley, Senjem, Dibble and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1024: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the amount of tax credits or exemptions
that may be awarded in a biotechnology and health sciences industry zone; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 469.335.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kierlin, Kiscaden and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1025: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing PACE programs to be covered
under alternative integrated long-term care services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.69,
subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Koering, Olson and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 1026: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for certain school districts to assist
other districts to develop teacher mentoring programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1027: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the requirement for diagnostic
assessment for children's therapeutic services and support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
256B.0943, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Koering, Kubly, Solon and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1028: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for discharge plans for offenders
with serious and persistent mental illness who are released from county jails or county regional jails;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 244.054; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 641.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Bachmann; Johnson, D.J. and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1029: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for an optional record of birth resulting in
stillbirth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.222, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.