State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 3, 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.

Senators Rest, Belanger, Murphy and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 645: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; adopting single sales
apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 290.191, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.191, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 646: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Lower Afton Road Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 647: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for the allocation of the common
expenses of certain condominiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 515A.2-108.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 648: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for a school administrator to
serve on the board of the teachers retirement association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
354.06, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 649: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing administrative regions of the high school
league to contract with private auditors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 128C.12, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 650: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better
public land and buildings and public improvements of a capital nature with conditions; appropriating
money for a secure forensic nursing facility; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 651: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a certain percentage of money
appropriated for public broadcasting grants to be used for promotion of tourism; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 129D.13, subdivision 1; 129D.14, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Jungbauer, Bachmann and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 652: A bill for an act relating to airports; establishing requirements for Metropolitan Airports
Commission meetings concerning reliever airports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.608,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Betzold and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 653: A bill for an act relating to public finance; extending the sunset on establishing housing
improvement areas; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 428A.21; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 428A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 654: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the University of
Minnesota for turf grass research.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pariseau, Saxhaug, Nienow, Chaudhary and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 655: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making fishing licenses issued to
nonresidents who are domiciled in certain states invalid for game fish species during the first 14 days of
the fishing season; prohibiting purchase of certain fishing licenses by nonresidents from certain states;
requiring a boat access fee for residents of certain states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
97A.411, subdivision 1; 97A.475, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dibble, Higgins, Kelley, Michel and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 656: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for completion of
Cedar Lake Trail; authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 657: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; providing additional time for hearings on
commitment of sexual psychopathic personalities and sexually dangerous persons; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 253B.08, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Betzold, Vickerman, Metzen, Skoglund and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 658: A bill for an act relating to military affairs; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a section to article XI; creating a military assistance trust fund; authorizing
rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 190.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Betzold, Vickerman, Metzen, Skoglund and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 659: A bill for an act relating to military affairs; creating a military assistance trust fund and
specifying uses of the fund; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 190.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 660: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the definition of "designated
offense" in the criminal code forfeiture law and addressing seizures and forfeitures of computers and
related property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.5312, by adding
a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 661: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing that returning to the property of another
within one year after being warned to leave the property is a misdemeanor; providing penalties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.605, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kubly, Sams, Koering, Frederickson and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 662: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for certain alternative
livestock production programs.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Frederickson, Langseth, Senjem and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 663: A bill for an act relating to local government; adding an exception to the ban on public
officers having an interest in a contract; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 471.88, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas, Scheid and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 664: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; allowing a brewer who manufactures
beer on the premises where the brewer also holds an on-sale intoxicating liquor license to use wort
produced outside Minnesota under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
340A.301, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Kubly; Fischbach and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 665: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; appropriating money to promote fishing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 666: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a regional trail in Pope County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Koering, Sams, Day, LeClair and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 667: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying requirements for in lieu of tax
payments on wildlife lands; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.061,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Michel, Kiscaden, LeClair and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 668: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating health care provider actions; limiting
certain damages; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Michel, Kiscaden, LeClair and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 669: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating emergency health care and OB/GYN
actions; limiting certain damages; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 670: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting local ordinances governing
parking or standing of motor vehicles from discriminating among motor vehicles with a gross vehicle
weight of 15,000 pounds or less; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.04.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Bakk, Solon and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 671: A bill for an act relating to sales tax; providing a construction exemption for the St.
Mary's Duluth Clinic Health System; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Metzen, Foley, McGinn, Betzold and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 672: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting using audiovisual recording devices in
motion picture theaters; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Hottinger, Kierlin, Scheid and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 673: A bill for an act relating to education; restoring funding for early childhood education
programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 124D.135, subdivision 1;
124D.20, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Murphy and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 674: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; indexing tax rate for gasoline and special fuels;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 296A.07, by adding a subdivision; 296A.08, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 675: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting admissions to events sponsored by the
state high school league from the sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.70,
subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Skoglund, Sams and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 676: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; establishing a crime for interfering with
ambulance service personnel who are providing emergency care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 609.50, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kubly, Kierlin, Jungbauer Saxhaug and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 677: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for the reopening of certain
historical sites; appropriating money.

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

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 678: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for improvements to
the Shellrock River watershed; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 679: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Blazing Star Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Metzen, Belanger, Tomassoni and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 680: A bill for an act relating to real estate documents; providing for continuation, extension,
validation, and Web posting of an electronic filing and posting pilot project for certain real estate
documents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 507.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 681: A bill for an act relating to military affairs; creating a fund for the purpose of reimbursing
members of the National Guard or other reserve component of the armed forces for certain premiums paid
for life insurance; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 682: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; establishing pilot project to study and
determine effect of speed-detection devices on drivers in school zones.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 683: A bill for an act relating to housing; the Housing Finance Agency; appropriating money
to the family homeless prevention and assistance program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 684: A bill for an act relating to families; appropriating money for emergency assistance and
transitional housing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 685: A bill for an act relating to highways; amending description of Legislative Route No. 143; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.115, subdivision 74.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 686: A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for administrative penalty orders; providing
civil penalties; requiring an implementation plan; providing a rulemaking exemption; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins, Kiscaden, Fischbach and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 687: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the hospice care bill of rights; requiring
hospice providers to complete a specified survey; modifying death report requirements for recipients of
hospice care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144A.751, subdivision 1; 144A.755; 383B.225,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, Ourada, Anderson, Gaither and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 688: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; changing requirements for granting
additional cable franchises; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 238.08, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision.

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

Senators Anderson, Robling, Gaither, Skoglund and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 689: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for metropolitan regional park acquisition and betterment.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, D.E. and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 690: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating capital levy authority for
Independent School District No. 345, New London-Spicer.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Dille and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 691: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for mental health counseling
for farm families; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 692: A bill for an act relating to Wright County; deleting land from Wild, Scenic, and
Recreational River District.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 693: A bill for an act relating to the city of Park Rapids; authorizing the city to impose a sales
and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 694: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the management of Upper
Rice and Minerva Lakes in Clearwater County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 695: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; modifying the definition of gross income;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256L.01, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dille and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 696: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for Independent School District
No. 2859, Glencoe-Silver Lake.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 697: A bill for an act relating to performance bonds; removing a requirement of obtaining a
performance bond when the contract is between public bodies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
574.26, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 698: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for airport projects in
Willmar and St. Cloud.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 699: A bill for an act relating to the city of Mounds View; changing certain requirements
relating to a tax increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 700: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; amending the education credit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.0674, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 701: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the grant recipient of an
appropriation for St. Cloud Paramount Theater to provide for the city to own the facility; amending Laws
1998, chapter 404, section 23, subdivision 17, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud, Pariseau and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 702: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding health and safety revenue to
cover the costs of replacing certain school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.57,
subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 703: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; increasing fees for cross-country ski passes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 85.42.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ruud and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 704: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a hockey arena for Bemidji State University.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 705: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Bemidji State
University property acquisition; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 706: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying terms for local recreation grants;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 85.019, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Kleis, Kierlin, Tomassoni and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 707: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the board of trustees
to freeze tuition for the biennium.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 708: A bill for an act relating to state government; classifying certain investment-related data
of the State Board of Investment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 11A.24, subdivision 6;
13.635, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bakk, Sams and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 709: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying acquisition and use provisions
for scientific and natural areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.033, by adding a
subdivision; 97A.093; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 84.033, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Bakk and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 710: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a surcharge on tree seedlings;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 89.37, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni, Kelley, Michel, Gaither and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 711: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for health and physical education course
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 712: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for evaluation of construction
aggregate located on school trust lands; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
16A.125, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Michel and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 713: A bill for an act relating to ambulance service licensees; providing for liability limits of
nongovernment licensees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144E.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, Higgins and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 714: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the quantum opportunities
program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Wiger, Fischbach and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 715: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for equal treatment of voters; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Kleis, Wiger, Marty, Fischbach and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 716: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain ballot certification provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204B.10, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Kleis, Wiger, Marty, Fischbach and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 717: A bill for an act relating to elections; eliminating a requirement in party primary
elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204D.10, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 204D.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Sams and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 718: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing an additional hospital accrediting
organization for presumptive licensure purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 144.122;
144.55, subdivisions 2, 4, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Murphy, Kubly, Senjem and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 719: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for certain
construction materials for certain resource recovery facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Marty, Ruud, Frederickson and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 720: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on the operation of
off-highway vehicles; extending the availability of the off-highway vehicle damage account; providing for
seizure and forfeiture of certain off-highway vehicles; requiring certain off-highway vehicle violations to
be added to the driving record of the violator; modifying civil penalties; clarifying the requirement for
off-road vehicle registration; modifying off-road vehicle account receipts and disposition; requiring plates
on all-terrain vehicles; providing for revocation of registration; providing criminal penalties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.773, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 84.775, subdivision 1;
84.780; 84.797, subdivisions 6, 12; 84.798, subdivision 1; 84.802; 84.803; 84.804, subdivisions 1, 2, 3;
84.922, subdivision 2; 84.928, subdivision 2; 97A.315, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.796; 84.805; 84.929;
296A.18, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sparks and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 721: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying municipal planning
requirements for certain nonconformities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 462.357,
subdivision 1e.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 722: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; authorizing a psychologist to release
information to law enforcement without the consent of the client; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty, Lourey, Foley and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 723: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for a universal health care system that
provides affordable access to high quality medical care for all Minnesotans; requiring a focus on
preventive care and early intervention; providing comprehensive benefits; reducing costs through
prevention, efficiency, and elimination of bureaucracy; directing the commissioner of health to prepare a
plan to be implemented by 2010; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 724: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an exception to the intermediate care
facility for persons with mental retardation and related conditions payment system; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble, Marty, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 725: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting the use of unsterilized ballast
water; requiring a discharge permit; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
84D.01, by adding subdivisions; 84D.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 84D.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators LeClair, Wergin and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 726: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying parental contributions for the cost
of services for children with mental retardation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 252.27,
subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators LeClair, Bachmann and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 727: A bill for an act relating to elections; local government referenda on bonding and levy
questions; requiring such questions to be placed before the voters only at the general election for the
jurisdiction presenting the question; regulating certain information about such ballot questions; requiring
certain reports to be filed in connection with spending on such questions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 205.02, subdivision 2; 205.10, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivision 1; 211A.02, subdivision
2, by adding a subdivision; 297A.99, subdivision 3; 373.40, subdivision 2; 375.20; 458.40; 469.053,
subdivision 5; 469.0724; 469.190, subdivision 5; 475.58, subdivisions 1, 1a, by adding a subdivision;
475.59; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Kubly, Koering, Vickerman, Dille and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 728: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing for economic growth in rural
counties of the state by allowing a credit against the income tax of an employer for the creation and
retention of certain jobs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 290.

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

Senators Kubly and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 729: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing issuance of annual permit for
transportation of oversize load consisting of storage sheds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
169.80, subdivision 2; 169.86, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kelley, Rest, Solon, Dibble and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 730: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing state policy for stem cell research;
providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 137; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Gaither, Kelley and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 731: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a unified, Internet-based, student
information and reporting system; directing the commissioner of education to contract with a single
contractor; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Betzold, Ortman and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 732: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; eliminating the prohibition on admissibility of
certain evidence regarding seat belts and child passenger restraint systems in civil actions; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.685, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Wiger and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 733: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain campaign finance and public
disclosure provisions; clarifying terminology; providing for electronic filing; reconciling certain
prohibitions and civil penalties; equalizing certain contribution provisions; limiting certain assessments;
repealing obsolete rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.01, subdivision 5, by adding a
subdivision; 10A.025, by adding a subdivision; 10A.071, subdivision 3; 10A.08; 10A.20, subdivision 5;
10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivision 2; 10A.31, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts
4501.0300, subparts 1, 4; 4501.0500, subpart 4; 4501.0600; 4503.0200, subpart 4; 4503.0300, subpart 2;
4503.0400, subpart 2; 4503.0500, subpart 9; 4503.0800, subpart 1.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

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

S.F. No. 734: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for special "Support Our Troops"
plates; establishing an account; providing funding for certain National Guard incentive programs;
providing funding for a World War II veterans memorial and the maintenance and improvement of
veterans homes; providing certain income tax benefits; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 290.01, subdivisions 7, 19, 19b; 290.06, subdivision 2c; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 168; 190.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 735: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the "Bradley Waage Memorial
Bridge"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hann, LeClair, Michel, Nienow and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 736: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing general education access grants for
students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hann, Gaither and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 737: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the basic formula allowance;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann, Michel, Gaither and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 738: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the referendum allowance
limit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.17, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Michel, Hann and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 739: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the referendum allowance
limit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.17, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann, Michel and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 740: A bill for an act relating to labor relations; revising procedures for bargaining between
school boards and teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 179A.16, subdivision 7, by
adding a subdivision; 179A.17, subdivision 1; 179A.18, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 123B.05.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hann, Michel and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 741: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a trial period of student
transportation fees.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann, Ortman, Michel and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 742: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring school districts to direct at least
65 percent of their operating revenue directly to regular instruction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 123B.10, subdivision 1; 123B.77, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann, Olson, Michel, Gaither and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 743: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting negotiation of teacher contracts during
the school year; repealing the January 15 penalty for failing to settle teacher contracts; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.05.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 744: A bill for an act relating to education; providing school boards an option when hiring
superintendents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.143, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 745: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting a dues check off for employee
exclusive representatives and employee organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
179A.06, subdivision 3; 179A.07, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
179A.06, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 746: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating staff development program and
reserved revenue; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 122A.60; 122A.61.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 747: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Beaver Bay to impose a sales
and use tax; providing for use of the proceeds.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 748: A bill for an act relating to environment; limiting fees for certain septic system tank
installations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115.551.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Silver Bay Veterans Home.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 750: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Lake Superior
safe harbors; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold, Rest and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 751: A bill for an act relating to paternity; changing certain presumptions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 257.55, subdivision 1; 257.57, subdivision 2; 257.62, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 752: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating certain actions against health care
providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 541.076.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ortman, Day, Senjem and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 753: A bill for an act relating to taxes; changing income, franchise, withholding, sales and use,
gross revenues, insurance, property, and solid waste management taxes; providing a dairy investment
credit; increasing the sales factor percentage in apportioning net income to this state; changing property tax
refund provisions; providing for taxation of cigarettes and liquor; conforming provisions to changes in the
Internal Revenue Code; providing for designation of an international economic development zone;
changing disposition of certain general fund balance; requiring state contracts be with vendors that have
registered to collect use taxes; changing provisions relating to the state elections campaign fund; changing
certain city aid payments; authorizing tax credits for purposes of biotechnology and health sciences
industry zone; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.31, subdivisions 1,
3, 4; 16C.03, by adding a subdivision; 270A.03, subdivision 7; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 273.1384,
subdivision 1; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 289A.20, subdivision 2; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01,
subdivisions 6, 6b, 19, 19a, 19b, 19c, 19d, 29, 31; 290.032, subdivisions 1, 2; 290.06, subdivision 2c, by
adding subdivisions; 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2a; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.0672, subdivisions 1, 2;
290.0675, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3;
290.191, subdivisions 2, 3; 290.92, by adding a subdivision; 290A.03, subdivisions 3, 11, 15; 295.53,
subdivision 1; 297A.61, subdivisions 4, 7; 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, subdivisions 2, 5,
by adding a subdivision; 297F.14, subdivision 4; 297H.13, subdivision 2; 297I.01, by adding a
subdivision; 469.335; 473.843, subdivision 2; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 12,
section 95; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 295; 297A; 297F; 469; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.322, subdivision 4; 16A.1522, subdivision 4; 290.06, subdivision
23.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.