State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, February 14, 2005


11:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senators Sparks, Senjem and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 927: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating false and deceptive commercial
electronic mail messages; prescribing criminal penalties; providing remedies; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 928: A bill for an act relating to health; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rates for
a nursing facility in Houston County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.434, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Frederickson, Marty, Olson, Saxhaug and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 929: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring commissioner's approval before
vacating certain roads adjacent to public waters; creating right of intervention; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 164.07, subdivision 2; 412.851; 505.14.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kubly; Vickerman; Neuville; Johnson, D.E. and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 930: A bill for an act relating to gambling; appropriating money for compulsive gambling
prevention and education.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Bachmann, Nienow, Murphy, Vickerman and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 931: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; specifying that members of Disabled
American Veterans are eligible for special veterans service group license plates; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 168.1235, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lourey; Koering; Johnson, D.E.; Kubly and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 932: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the division of costs for ICFs/MR;
requiring an ICF/MR plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.19, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kleis, Ruud, Jungbauer, Koering and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 933: A bill for an act relating to crimes; imposing the sanction of life imprisonment without
the possibility of release for committing the offense of murder in the first degree; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 609.185; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.106.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Skoglund, McGinn and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 934: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a crime to strangle a family or household
member; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Frederickson, Hottinger, Dille, Higgins and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 935: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying authority for public waters inventory;
modifying public waters work permit and water use permit provisions; modifying enforcement authority;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 103G.201; 103G.2372, subdivision 1; 103G.245, subdivision
4; 103G.251, subdivision 2; 103G.301, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 936: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; increasing the city aid base for certain
cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Anderson, Metzen, Pariseau, and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 937: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying youth intervention
program provisions; appropriating money for grants for youth intervention programs; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 116L.30, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 938: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring peace officer to make all
reasonable efforts to contact parent or guardian of cited minor; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hottinger and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 939: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for immunity from liability for school
district and district employee notification of students with a history of violent behavior; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 121A.64; 121A.75, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Pogemiller, Marty, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 940: A bill for an act relating to energy; expanding definition of farm-grown closed-loop
biomass; amending conditions for Public Utilities Commission approval of a pending request for a
biomass project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216B.2424, subdivisions 1, 2, 5a, 6, 8.

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

Senators Tomassoni and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 941: A bill for an act relating to higher education; abolishing the Regent Candidate Advisory
Council; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 137.0245.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 942: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for uses of Rochester sales and use tax
revenues; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 43, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 943: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; restricting sales of ethanol plants; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 41A.09, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Anderson, Senjem, Bakk, Rosen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 944: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; conforming various provisions to
federal requirements; making technical and housekeeping changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 268.03, subdivision 1; 268.035, subdivisions 9, 13, 14, 20, 21, 26; 268.042, subdivision 1;
268.043; 268.044, subdivisions 2, 3; 268.051, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 268.052,
subdivision 2; 268.053, subdivision 1; 268.065, subdivision 2; 268.069, subdivision 1; 268.07, subdivision
3b; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 12; 268.086, subdivisions 2, 3; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11;
268.101, subdivisions 1, 3a; 268.103, subdivision 2; 268.105; 268.145, subdivision 1; 268.18, subdivisions
1, 2, 2b; 268.182, subdivision 2; 268.184, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 268.045,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 268.086, subdivision 4; Laws 1997, chapter 66, section 64, subdivision 1; Minnesota
Rules, parts 3310.2926; 3310.5000; 3315.0910, subpart 9; 3315.1020; 3315.1301; 3315.1315, subparts 1,
2, 3; 3315.1650; 3315.2210; 3315.3210; 3315.3220.

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

Senators Saxhaug, Kelley, Stumpf, Fischbach and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 945: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring state payment of certain excessive
special education costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 125A.75, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Belanger and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 946: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing an income tax
checkoff to fund grants to members of the National Guard and reserves who have incurred financial need
as the result of being ordered to federal active service since 9/11; authorizing administration by the
adjutant general; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 190.09, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Gerlach, Larson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 947: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing eligibility requirements related
to nonuse of tobacco products and tobacco use cessation for state health care programs and MFIP;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256L.07, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256B; 256J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Gerlach, Larson and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 948: A bill for an act relating to state government; imposing certain disclosure requirements
on nonprofit organizations that receive a grant or a direct appropriation from the state; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 949: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring funding for the early childhood
family education program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 124D.135,
subdivision 1; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 7, section 11, subdivision 3, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Nienow, Day, Vickerman and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 950: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing special veterans license plates to be
displayed on certain one-ton trucks; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 168.123, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 951: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $6,800,000 in state trunk
highway bonds for construction of bridge on marked Trunk Highway 95.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Nienow, Wergin and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 952: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain personal property of an
electric generation facility is exempt from property taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
272.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Kelley, Scheid, Senjem, Pappas and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 953: A bill for an act relating to local government; repealing the compensation limit for local
government employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 356.611, subdivision 1; 465.719,
subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 43A.17, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Neuville, Pariseau and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 954: A bill for an act relating to human services; designating certain nursing facilities in Rice
County as metro for purposes of determining reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Langseth and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 955: A bill for an act relating to border city enterprise zones; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 272.0212, subdivisions 1, 2; 469.169, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 956: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying limit on gifts to the public;
modifying state park permit provisions; providing for disposition of certain fees; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.027, subdivision 12; 85.052, subdivision 4; 85.055,
subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 85.054, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 957: A bill for an act relating to Dakota County Regional Railroad Authority; permitting
development of bus rapid transit in Cedar Avenue transitway corridor.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Vickerman, Sams, Rosen, Kubly and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 958: A bill for an act relating to labor; appropriating money for grants to the Vinland Center
for rehabilitation services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Wiger and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 959: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for the postelection security and
certification review to apply to federal constitutional and legislative offices; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 204C.50, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204C.50, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 960: A bill for an act relating to elections; fair campaign practices; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 211B.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 961: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a state and school district preference
for textbooks and instructional materials in alternative formats for students with disabilities; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 962: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the use of health and safety
revenue to include certain testing and calibration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.57,
subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Kelley, Marko, Anderson and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 963: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing grants for collaborative urban educator
recruitment and training programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Saxhaug, Ourada and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 964: A bill for an act relating to the State Lottery; authorizing the director of the State Lottery
to establish video lottery terminals; providing duties and powers to the director of the State Lottery;
providing for the use of video lottery revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297E.02,
subdivision 1; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 349.15, subdivision 1; 349A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 12, by adding
subdivisions; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 8;
349A.09, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1,
2; 349A.13; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivision 4; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
297E.01, subdivision 7; 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 965: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; modifying applicant data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.43, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 966: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing a maximum copy fee
for certain copies of data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.03, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Betzold, Neuville, McGinn, Foley and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 967: A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing a parole board; prescribing its
membership, duties, and powers; prescribing when an individual is eligible to be considered for parole;
authorizing the board to determine if selected Level III sex offenders should be referred to the county
attorney for civil commitment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 244.05,
subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Dibble, Pappas, Moua, Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 968: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing grants for an AIDS prevention initiative
focusing on African-born Minnesotans; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 969: A bill for an act relating to renewable fuel use by state departments; clarifying the state's
policy of minimizing energy use and requiring renewable fuels wherever appropriate; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

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

Senators Michel, Reiter, LeClair, Larson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 970: A bill for an act relating to insurance; repealing the Minnesota No-Fault Automobile
Insurance Act; providing an appropriate premium reduction; requiring liability coverage; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 65B.41;
65B.42; 65B.43; 65B.44; 65B.45; 65B.46; 65B.47; 65B.48; 65B.482; 65B.49; 65B.50; 65B.51; 65B.525;
65B.53; 65B.54; 65B.55; 65B.56; 65B.57; 65B.58; 65B.59; 65B.60; 65B.61; 65B.63; 65B.64; 65B.65;
65B.66; 65B.685; 65B.71.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 971: A bill for an act relating to public finance; modifying requirements relating to financial
statements; authorizing purchases of certain guaranteed investment contracts; authorizing a special levy;
modifying the authority of cities and counties to finance purchases of computers and related items;
extending the term of certain notes; clarifying the financing of conservation easements; extending sunsets
on establishment of special service districts and housing improvement areas; providing for financing of
certain improvements; extending the maximum maturity of certain bonds; revising time for certain notices
of issues; exempting obligations issued to pay judgments from net debt limits; modifying the authority to
finance street reconstruction; modifying limits on city capital improvement bonds and enabling certain
towns to issue bonds under a capital improvement plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
80A.25, subdivision 3; 118A.05, subdivision 5; 275.70, subdivision 5; 373.01, subdivision 3; 373.40,
subdivision 1; 410.32; 412.301; 428A.101; 428A.21; 429.031, by adding a subdivision; 429.051; 469.034,
subdivision 2; 469.158; 474A.131, subdivision 1; 475.51, subdivision 4; 475.52, subdivisions 1, 3, 4;
475.521, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 475.58, subdivision 3b.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Pappas, Kelley and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 972: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a right to reproductive privacy; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey; Kelley; Johnson, D.E.; Kiscaden and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 973: A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; requiring medical assistance to cover
medication therapy management services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 974: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; imposing surcharge on motor vehicle
purchase; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297B.02, by adding a
subdivision; 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 975: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for the creation of special taxing districts
to capture property tax increments to finance operating costs of light rail transit; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 976: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; increasing rate of motor fuels taxes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 977: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring vehicles to be driven in
right-hand lane with exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.18, subdivisions 7, 10;
171.13, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Moua and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 978: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; converting the state general tax on
commercial-industrial property to a tax based on land value; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
275.025, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey, Kelley, Ranum and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 979: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a healthy biomonitoring program;
requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 980: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating
money for grants for minority business development programs and for purposes of the Procurement
Technical Assistance Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Senjem, Ranum and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 981: A bill for an act relating to airports; requiring chapter on aviation planning in state
transportation plan; creating advisory council on aviation planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 174.03, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Marty, Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 982: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the disclosure of financial information and
arrangements related to prescription drug purchasing; requiring rulemaking; providing civil penalties;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 151.061, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty, Skoglund, Ranum, Lourey and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 983: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the Adverse Health Care Events Reporting
Act to include facility-acquired infection rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.7063, by
adding a subdivision; 144.7065, subdivisions 1, 6, 8, by adding a subdivision; 144.7067.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 984: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying programs and services for persons
with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 252.27, subdivision 2a; 256B.04, by adding
a subdivision; 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 5c; 256B.057, subdivision 9; 256B.0575; 256B.0621,
subdivisions 4, 6, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivision 9; 256B.0916, by adding a subdivision;
256B.092, subdivisions 2a, 4b; 256B.35, subdivision 1; 256B.49, subdivisions 13, 16; 256B.5012, by
adding a subdivision; 256B.69, subdivision 23; 256B.765; 256D.03, subdivision 4; 256L.03, subdivisions
1, 5, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ruud and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 985: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; authorizing a detached facility in Burns
Township under certain conditions.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Marty, Ranum, Lourey and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 986: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the Adverse Health Care Events Reporting
Act to include facility-acquired infection rates; prohibiting the nontherapeutic use of animal feed
containing certain antibiotics; establishing a surcharge on all commercial feeds sold that contain
antibiotics; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 25.33, by adding a
subdivision; 25.341, by adding a subdivision; 144.7063, by adding a subdivision; 144.7065, subdivisions
1, 6, 8, by adding a subdivision; 144.7067; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
25.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.