State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, February 7, 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 Kelley, Skoglund and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 754: A bill for an act relating to education policy; providing for resident participation in
individual education plan development and tuition billing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
125A.05.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 755: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the commissioner of corrections to
convene an end-of-confinement review committee to assess the risk level of certain offenders coming to
Minnesota from another state; clarifying current law requiring assessment of offenders released from
federal facilities; allowing community notification pursuant to a risk level assigned in another state;
requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to forward registration and notification information on
certain offenders to the Department of Corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 243.166,
subdivision 9; 244.052, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Neuville and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 756: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying division of cost for certain
intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
256B.19, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, McGinn, Jungbauer, Murphy and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 757: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing personalized veterans license
plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 168.12, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 758: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing four percent salary decreases for
legislators and constitutional officers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rest; Johnson, D.E.; Olson and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 759: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; modifying the definition of "raffle";
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 349.12, subdivision 33; 349.173.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Larson, Michel and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 760: A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying salary limit provisions for
certain retirement system directors and the director of the State Board of Investment; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 11A.07, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivisions 2, 3; 352.03, subdivision 4; 353.03,
subdivision 3a; 354.06, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 761: A bill for an act relating to Canis latrans; providing a coyote conflict management option;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 348.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Frederickson; Johnson, D.E.; Hottinger; Higgins and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 762: 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 Kelley, Pappas, Cohen, Metzen and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 763: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for payment of the cost of school
breakfast and lunch special diets based on religious beliefs of students; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 764: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a task force to study the delivery and
funding of special education.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Senjem, Kiscaden, Koering and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 765: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the Psychology Practice Act;
phasing out licensure as a licensed psychological practitioner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
148.89, subdivision 5; 148.90, subdivision 1; 148.907, by adding a subdivision; 148.908, subdivision 2, by
adding a subdivision; 148.909; 148.916, subdivision 2; 148.925, subdivision 6; 148.941, subdivision 2;
148.96, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 766: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for traffic control
improvements for intersection in Ottertail County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Michel and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 767: A bill for an act relating to corporations; recodifying and modernizing the law regulating
the formation, structure, and operation of certain corporations; making miscellaneous technical and
clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 47.12; 47.15; 47.16; 48.02; 48.03; 48.033;
48.04; 48.06; 48.07; 48A.01, subdivision 1; 48A.04, subdivisions 1, 3; 49.41; 50.001; 50.06; 50.085,
subdivision 1; 51A.03, subdivision 2b; 51A.131; 51A.17; 51A.21, subdivision 1; 117.232, subdivision 1;
161.433, subdivision 3; 181.970, subdivision 2; 237.81; 301.75; 302A.011, subdivision 4; 302A.021,
subdivision 10, by adding a subdivision; 302A.031, by adding a subdivision; 303.02, subdivision 2;
317A.021, subdivision 9; 322B.02; 398A.04, subdivision 6; 453.55, subdivision 11; 453A.05, subdivision
11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 47; 48; 50; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 48.056, subdivision 3; 300.01; 300.02; 300.025; 300.05; 300.06; 300.08; 300.081; 300.083;
300.09; 300.12; 300.13; 300.131; 300.14; 300.16; 300.17; 300.18; 300.19; 300.20; 300.21; 300.22; 300.23;
300.24; 300.25; 300.26; 300.27; 300.28; 300.29; 300.30; 300.31; 300.32; 300.33; 300.34; 300.35; 300.36;
300.37; 300.38; 300.39; 300.40; 300.41; 300.42; 300.43; 300.44; 300.45; 300.451; 300.46; 300.49; 300.51;
300.52; 300.53; 300.54; 300.55; 300.57; 300.58; 300.59; 300.60; 300.61; 300.62; 300.63.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Higgins, Pogemiller, Senjem, Pappas and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 768: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing a valuation exclusion for lead
hazard reduction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.11, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 769: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the new chance
program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 770: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for the East Phillips Cultural and Community Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Frederickson, Jungbauer, Marty and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 771: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Minnesota
Conservation Corps.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wiger, Tomassoni and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 772: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a student support services advisory
committee; requiring school districts to adopt a student support services plan; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 122A.15, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dille, Vickerman, Kubly, Nienow and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 773: A bill for an act relating to animal health; providing for regulation of certain cervidae by
the Board of Animal Health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 17.452, by adding a subdivision;
35.155; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 35; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 17.451; 17.452, subdivisions 6, 6a, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 13a, 14, 15, 16.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Dille, Vickerman, Kubly, Wergin and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 774: A bill for an act relating to animal health; providing for an official laboratory of the
Board of Animal Health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 35.02, subdivision 1; 35.03; 35.05;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 35.0661, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

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

S.F. No. 775: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales of stoves that burn
biomass fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sparks, Metzen, Bakk and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 776: A bill for an act relating to commerce; imposing certain customer sales or service call
center requirements; prescribing a criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Olson and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 777: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying disposition of proceeds from
sale of tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters; creating the riparian land enhancement account;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 282.09, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Foley, Skoglund and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 778: A bill for an act relating to crimes; exempting law enforcement agency that forfeits a
vehicle involved in impaired driving offense from requirement to obtain vehicle title in its name before
transferring vehicle; permitting Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to certify chemical test results directly
to commissioner of public safety for driver's license action; further limiting scope of judicial review of
license plate impoundment order; expanding proof of service requirement for petitioner appealing license
plate impoundment or vehicle forfeiture order; clarifying conditions under which new license plates may
be issued following plate impoundment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168A.12, by adding
a subdivision; 169A.52, subdivision 4; 169A.60, subdivisions 10, 11; 169A.63, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoe, Tomassoni, Sams, Saxhaug and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 779: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rate that applies to homestead
resorts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.13, subdivision 22.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Skoglund, Anderson, Dille, Foley and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 780: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting gasoline retailers from charging for
air; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Skoglund, Betzold, Lourey, Dille and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 781: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the commissioner of public safety to
determine whether hunting licensees are ineligible to possess a firearm and, if so, to notify specified
governmental officials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 782: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring a payment to the city of White Bear Lake;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wergin, Koering, Vickerman, Sams and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 783: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the interest-free status of manure
digester loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 41B.049, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Pappas, Michel, Kierlin, Hann and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 784: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a state coordinator for school world
languages programs; providing for grants to model extended world languages programs; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pappas, Ortman, McGinn, Neuville and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 785: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; prohibiting children under the age of 17
from renting or purchasing certain video games; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoe, Kelley and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 786: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Blackduck High
School student retention program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Kubly and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 787: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; directing commissioner of agriculture to conduct
a study regarding a rail container load-out facility in or near Willmar.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Saxhaug, Bakk, Olson, Jungbauer and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 788: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain temporary permit
provisions for recreational vehicles; allowing refunds for certain registrations, licenses, and titles;
extending availability of critical habitat license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
84.027, subdivision 15; 84.788, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 84.798, subdivision 3, by adding a
subdivision; 84.82, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.922, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision;
86B.415, by adding a subdivision; 168.1296, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Saxhaug, Chaudhary, Pariseau, Frederickson and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 789: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying certain definitions; providing for
disposition and use of certain revenue; providing for special fish management tags; modifying authority to
take animals causing damage; modifying use of scopes by visually impaired hunters; modifying certain
license requirements; modifying restrictions on taking waterfowl; authorizing rulemaking; modifying
requirements for field training hunting dogs; modifying trapping provisions; modifying period for treeing
raccoons; modifying restrictions on decoys; modifying disposition of state hatchery products; modifying
fishing and commercial fishing provisions; repealing authority for the Mississippi River Fish Refuge;
repealing authority to issue certain orders; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 84.027, subdivision 13; 97A.015, subdivisions 29, 49; 97A.045, subdivision 1; 97A.071,
subdivision 2; 97A.075; 97A.401, subdivision 5; 97A.405, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision;
97A.441, subdivision 7; 97A.451, subdivisions 3, 5; 97A.475, subdivision 7; 97A.551, by adding a
subdivision; 97B.005, subdivisions 1, 3; 97B.031, subdivision 5; 97B.621, subdivision 2; 97B.655,
subdivision 2; 97B.805, subdivision 1; 97B.811, subdivisions 3, 4a; 97C.085; 97C.203; 97C.327; 97C.401,
subdivision 2; 97C.825, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 97C;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 88.27; 97B.005, subdivision 4; 97B.935; 97C.015; 97C.403;
97C.825, subdivisions 6, 7, 8, 9.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Saxhaug and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 790: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying disposition of receipts to the
forest suspense account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16A.125, subdivision 5; 89.039,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 791: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an application fee to obtain road
easements across state lands; creating a land management account; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 84.631; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni, Hottinger, Kubly and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 792: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Forest History
Center in Grand Rapids.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Stumpf, Higgins, Marko and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 793: A bill for an act relating to state government; renaming the State Office Building as the
Coya Knutson State Office Building.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Gerlach and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 794: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating membership travel contracts;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 325G.50; 325G.505, subdivision 3; 325G.51; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Higgins, Kleis, Senjem and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 795: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for or provision of language
interpreter services for enrollees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble, Higgins, Kubly, Anderson and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 796: A bill for an act relating to public employment; establishing procedures and standards for
contracting with private entities for the provision of services that have been, or otherwise would be,
provided by public employees; providing for public accountability; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Jungbauer; Johnson, D.J.; Nienow; Bakk and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 797: A bill for an act relating to the environment; individual sewage treatment systems;
modifying requirements for groundwater protection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115.55,
subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ortman and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 798: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a lease levy for Independent School
District No. 110, Waconia.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 799: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for the Carver
County Justice Center; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ortman, Robling and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 800: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the moratorium on
certification of nursing home beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Bakk, Murphy and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 801: A bill for an act relating to highways; providing that development agreement for toll
facility project include same requirements for wage rates and hours of labor as for contract for state
project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 160.86.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 802: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the State Timber Act; modifying
standard measurements for wood; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 90.01, by adding
subdivisions; 90.041, subdivision 5; 90.042; 90.101, subdivision 2; 90.121; 90.172; 90.173; 90.195;
90.211; 90.301, subdivision 4; 239.33; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 90.01, subdivision 9;
90.041, subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Marty, Belanger, Bakk and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 803: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the dependent care
credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.067, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 804: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding the fourth-degree assault law;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.2231, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Marko, Sams and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 805: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing a fee for certain license
applications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.485, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Marko, Moua, Murphy, Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 806: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the state's share of a high speed rail line between St. Paul and Chicago.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 807: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a severance levy for Independent
School District No. 2853, Lac qui Parle Valley.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 808: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; defining motorized foot scooters and
regulating their use and operation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.01, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kelley, Pogemiller, Cohen, Senjem and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 809: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a
collaborative research facility; authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 810: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for reconstruction
of railroad bridge crossing in city of Golden Valley; authorizing issuance of state transportation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Koering, Higgins, Kiscaden and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 811: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the Department of Human Services
to increase nursing facility and community services payment rates; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.431, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Gaither, Michel and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 812: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax refund; authorizing early payment on
returns filed electronically; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290A.07, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bachmann, Jungbauer and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 813: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Interstate Highways I-494 and I-694 as
Ronald Reagan Beltway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 814: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; allowing licensed organizations to permit
employees of lessors to purchase pull-tabs on the leased premises.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Bachmann and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 815: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing additional oversight
responsibilities for the Legislative Commission on Metropolitan Government; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 3.8841, by adding subdivisions; 473.246.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bachmann and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 816: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing an education tax credit for tuition
expenses for certain school attendance; eliminating the family cap on the education tax credit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.0674, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Rosen, Gaither, Anderson and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 817: A bill for an act relating to energy; extending eligibility to receive the renewable energy
production incentive under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 216C.41,
subdivision 7.

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

Senators Jungbauer, Day, Dibble, Marko and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 818: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing cities to impose a transportation
utility fee; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 275.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Marty, Skoglund, Betzold, Neuville and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 819: A bill for an act relating to state government; preserving access to certain data for
terminated state employees; creating a position for an ombudsman for state employee whistle-blower
investigations; prohibiting public employers from retaliating against employees who report waste or
mismanagement; providing access to a contested case hearing for employees who claim whistle-blower
status; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 43A.33, subdivision 1; 181.932, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15; 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug, Anderson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 820: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing joint ventures among certain municipal
utilities and private parties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 452.25, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Sams and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 821: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for valuation and deferment of
taxes on certain homestead resorts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 822: A bill for an act relating to retiree health insurance coverage; providing for the inclusion
of certain former University of Minnesota steam plant employees in the state health insurance group;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 43A.27, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 823: A bill for an act relating to financing and operation of state and local government;
making technical, policy, clarifying, and administrative changes to certain taxes and tax related provisions,
tax-forfeited lands, state debt collection procedures, and sustainable forest incentive programs; conforming
tax provisions to certain changes in federal law; changing powers and duties of commissioner of revenue
and other state agencies and departments; prohibiting certain local officials from purchasing tax-forfeited
lands; providing for population estimates; changing and imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 4A.02; 16D.10; 168A.05, subdivision 1a; 270.02, subdivision 3; 270.11,
subdivision 2; 270.16, subdivision 2; 270.65; 270.67, subdivision 4; 270.69, subdivision 4; 270B.01,
subdivision 5; 270B.03, subdivision 1; 272.01, subdivision 2; 272.02, subdivisions 1a, 7, by adding
subdivisions; 272.029, subdivisions 4, 6; 273.11, subdivision 8; 273.124, subdivisions 3, 6, 8, 13, 14, 21;
273.1315; 273.19, subdivision 1a; 273.372; 274.014, subdivisions 2, 3; 274.14; 275.065, subdivision 1a;
275.07, subdivisions 1, 4; 276.04, subdivision 2; 276.112; 276A.01, subdivision 7; 282.016; 282.08;
282.15; 282.21; 282.224; 282.301; 287.04; 289A.08, subdivisions 3, 7; 289A.18, subdivision 1; 289A.19,
subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivisions 2, 4; 289A.31, subdivision 2; 289A.37, subdivision 5; 289A.38,
subdivisions 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 289A.40, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 289A.50,
subdivision 1a; 289A.60, subdivisions 2a, 6, 11, 13, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19a,
19b, 19c; 290.06, subdivision 22; 290.0674, subdivision 1; 290.0922, subdivision 2; 290.92, subdivision 1;
290A.19; 290B.05, subdivision 3; 290C.05; 290C.10; 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1;
295.50, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 295.53, subdivision 1; 295.60, subdivision 3; 296A.09, by
adding a subdivision; 296A.22, by adding a subdivision; 297A.61, subdivisions 3, 4; 297A.64, subdivision
4; 297A.668, subdivisions 1, 5; 297A.67, subdivision 2; 297A.68, subdivisions 2, 5, 35, 39; 297A.99,
subdivisions 4, 7, 9; 297E.01, subdivisions 5, 7, by adding subdivisions; 297E.02, subdivision 4; 297E.06,
subdivision 2; 297E.07; 297F.08, subdivision 12, by adding a subdivision; 297F.09, subdivisions 1, 2;
297G.09, by adding a subdivision; 297I.01, by adding a subdivision; 297I.05, subdivision 5; 325D.33,
subdivision 6; 373.45, subdivision 7; 469.1735, subdivision 3; 473.843, subdivisions 3, 5; 473F.02,
subdivision 7; 477A.011, subdivisions 3, 36, 38; 477A.0124, subdivision 2; Laws 2003, chapter 127,
article 5, sections 27, 28; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 21, article 5, section 13; Laws 2003,
First Special Session chapter 21, article 6, section 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 270; 290C; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 273.19, subdivision 5; 274.05;
275.15; 275.61, subdivision 2; 283.07; 289A.26, subdivision 2a; 289A.60, subdivision 21; 295.55,
subdivision 4; 295.60, subdivision 4; 297E.12, subdivision 10; 297F.09, subdivision 7; 297G.09,
subdivision 6; 297I.35, subdivision 2; 469.1794, subdivision 6; Laws 1975, chapter 287, section 5; Laws
2003, chapter 127, article 9, section 9, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 8093.2000; 8093.3000;
8130.0110, subpart 4; 8130.0200, subparts 5, 6; 8130.0400, subpart 9; 8130.1200, subparts 5, 6;
8130.2900; 8130.3100, subpart 1; 8130.4000, subparts 1, 2; 8130.4200, subpart 1; 8130.4400, subpart 3;
8130.5200; 8130.5600, subpart 3; 8130.5800, subpart 5; 8130.7300, subpart 5; 8130.8800, subpart 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 824: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Cloquet to impose a local sales
tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kleis, Pariseau and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 825: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing the commissioner of natural
resources to give preference in certain hunting and fishing license and permit lotteries to military service
members and veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.465, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 826: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care center license fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 245A.10, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kleis, Fischbach and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 827: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for quarterly election days for state and
local elections, other than special elections to fill a vacancy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
123B.63, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 11; 204C.05, by adding a subdivision; 205.10, subdivision
3; 205A.05, subdivision 1; 373.40, subdivision 2; 375.20; 458.40; 465.82, subdivision 2; 465.84; 469.053,
subdivision 5; 469.0724; 469.190, subdivision 5; 475.521, subdivision 2; 475.58, subdivisions 1, 1a;
475.59; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; 205; 205A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 204C.05, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 205.175; 205A.09.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Lourey, Anderson and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 828: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring disclosure of employers of applicants for
publicly funded health programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 829: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent
School District No. 584, Ruthton.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.