State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, January 31, 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 Ourada, Neuville and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 567: A bill for an act relating to creditors' remedies; requiring the filing of a summons and
complaint before the issuance of a garnishment summons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
571.71.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 568: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring that mailings of random sampling to
verify insurance coverage must be by certified mail with evidence of delivery; prohibiting Department of
Public Safety from suspending driver's license on grounds that driver failed to respond to commissioner's
request for proof of insurance unless commissioner possesses evidence of delivery; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 169.796, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 569: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying safety training provisions;
providing for certain background checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84.027, by adding a
subdivision; 84.9256, subdivision 1; 97B.015, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 97B.020; 349.12, subdivision 25.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 570: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying special assessment and property
tax deferment provisions on certain qualified property; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 3,
section 41; Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 3, section 42, subdivision 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Jungbauer and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 571: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Oliver Kelley
Farm.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wergin and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 572: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for acquisition
and betterment of nonmetro regional parks; authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 573: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Ely Maintenance Facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 574: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Forest
Highway 11 in Lake County; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Pogemiller, Tomassoni, Larson and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 575: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Higher
Education Services Office for a grant to the united family medicine residency program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 576: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a theater and
arts center in Lanesboro.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 577: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying provision relating to driver's
license suspension based on insurance sampling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.796,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 578: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying definition of residential
roadway; authorizing local authorities to establish speed limits on residential roadways; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.01, subdivision 81; 169.14, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 579: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for deposits and refunds on
beverage containers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116F.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Scheid and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 580: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting nonvehicular evasive flight from a peace
officer; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.487, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Marty, Pappas, Langseth, Wiger and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 581: A bill for an act relating to prevention of abortion, unintended pregnancies, and sexually
transmitted infection; increasing access to family planning services; expanding educational efforts to
prevent unintended pregnancies; increasing wholesome after-school activities for youth; requiring
development of a plan to ensure comprehensive family life and sexuality education; creating after-school
enrichment programs; requiring the provision of contraceptive information; creating a family planning
Web site; modifying the ENABL and family planning grant programs; establishing regional training sites
for comprehensive family life and sexuality education in schools; requiring family planning information be
provided to MFIP recipients; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 145.4243;
145.925, subdivision 9; 145.9255, subdivisions 1, 4; 256J.45, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 124D; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 582: A bill for an act relating to public safety; protecting ability to conduct amateur radio
operations; encouraging utilization of amateur radio operators in public safety and emergency situations;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 462.357, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 583: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
modifying augmentation rates for covered members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 353.71,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Olson, Kierlin and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 584: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a credit for contributions to school
tuition organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 585: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for acquisition of the Big Island Veterans Camp.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 586: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying teacher license variance for certain
special education teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.09, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 587: A bill for an act relating to education; making the North Central Service Cooperative a
contracting agency for the purpose of calculating special education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 125A.76, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary, Kiscaden, Pogemiller, Scheid and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 588: A bill for an act relating to unlawful trade practices; prohibiting employer
misrepresentation of the status of employees; providing for the recovery of costs and attorney fees for
unlawful trade practices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 325D.15; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325D.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Gerlach, Jungbauer, Koering, Ruud and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 589: A bill for an act relating to the military; extending the time period for adjutant general of
the Minnesota National Guard to make tuition reimbursement grants to members who have served in
active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 192.501, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Rosen and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 590: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; expanding definition of farm truck to include
trucks used primarily to transport animal carcasses to places of rendering; making technical and clarifying
revisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 168.011, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Stumpf and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 591: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the sale of a school facility;
forgiving any remaining balance on the maximum effort capital loan issued to former Independent School
District No. 566, Askov.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kierlin, Kubly, Robling, Scheid and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 592: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; providing for early learning
standards and a quality rating system; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoe and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 593: A bill for an act relating to education finance; making adjustments to the Department of
Education's treatment of the Fertile-Beltrami tax base when making levy adjustments.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators McGinn, Wiger, Day and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 594: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; restricting differential between maximum
and minimum speed limits on controlled-access highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
169.14, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators McGinn, Kleis, Day, Wiger and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 595: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; prohibiting speed contests; prohibiting
individuals from being spectators at speed contests; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Pogemiller, Michel, Larson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 596: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for University of Minnesota capital projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 597: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for completion of the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway trail in the city of Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Belanger and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 598: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
to maintain the old Cedar Avenue bridge for hikers and bikers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Reiter and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 599: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money and authorizing issuance of
trunk highway bonds for an interchange at I-35 and County State-Aid Highway 23.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 600: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to the city of Duluth for reconstruction of the Peterson Arena.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 601: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to design flood
mitigation measures in the city of Cannon Falls; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kierlin, Larson and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 602: A bill for an act relating to the city of Winona; authorizing the city to impose a sales and
use tax and issue general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators McGinn, Gaither, Reiter and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 603: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; establishing a schedule for meeting and
consideration of bills; forbidding meetings of the legislature in even-numbered years; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 3.011.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 604: A bill for an act relating to children; changing certain presumptions, requirements, and
procedures affecting custody; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 260C.001, subdivision 2;
260C.163, subdivision 5; 260C.212, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Jungbauer, Koering, McGinn, Rosen and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 605: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing license plates for veterans of global war
on terrorism; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 168.123, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Marty, Foley, Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 606: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for an aggressive initiative
against impaired driving and chemical dependency; increasing the tax on alcoholic beverages to fund this
initiative; eliminating obsolete language and making technical corrections; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169A.275, subdivision 5; 169A.284, subdivision 1; 169A.54,
subdivision 11; 169A.70, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 254B.01, subdivisions 2, 3; 254B.02,
subdivision 1; 254B.03, subdivisions 1, 4; 254B.04, subdivisions 1, 3; 254B.06, subdivisions 1, 2;
297G.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 297G.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 299A.62, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.115, subdivision
8; 609.135, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 373;
609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 254B.02, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 254B.09, subdivisions 4,
5, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 607: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; defining collateral sanctions; requiring the
revisor of statutes to publish a table containing cross-references to collateral sanction laws located
throughout Minnesota Statutes.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Betzold, Skoglund, Scheid and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 608: A bill for an act relating to government data; regulating comprehensive law enforcement
data of the Department of Commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.82, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kleis, Fischbach, Reiter, Larson and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 609: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing a life penalty without the possibility
of release for certain first degree criminal sexual conduct crimes; creating indeterminate sentences and
mandatory life sentences for certain first through fourth degree criminal sexual conduct crimes; creating a
new criminal sexual predatory conduct crime; establishing the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board;
providing procedures for operation of the review board; specifying when an offender may petition for
conditional release; directing the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to designate presumptive sentences
for certain offenses; requiring the commissioner of corrections to establish criteria and procedures for
reviewing offenders' petitions for release; allowing the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board and the
commissioner of corrections to proceed with expedited rulemaking; exempting the review board from
contested case proceedings; granting the review board access to certain data; specifying that the Open
Meeting Law does not apply to meetings and hearings of the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board;
instructing the revisor to recodify and renumber statutes; making various technical and conforming
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 13.851, by adding a subdivision; 13D.01,
subdivision 2; 241.67, subdivision 3; 243.166, subdivision 1; 244.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 244.052,
subdivision 3; 244.195, subdivision 1; 253B.185, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 401.01,
subdivision 2; 609.117, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.1351; 609.341, by adding subdivisions; 609.342; 609.343;
609.344; 609.345; 609.3452, subdivision 4; 609.347; 609.3471; 609.348; 609.353; 631.045; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 244; 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
609.108; 609.109.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 610: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying disposition of the snowmobile
trails and enforcement account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 84.83, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 611: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of up to $2,524,000 in state
bonds for the East Two Rivers project near the city of Tower; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 612: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for exemption of collector
watercraft from licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 86B.005, by adding a
subdivision; 86B.301, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
86B.401, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 613: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a levy for certain utility costs
of facilities used primarily for community education programs; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 614: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; providing for establishment of
redevelopment districts in the city of Detroit Lakes subject to certain rules.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 615: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for alternative filing of surverys if there is
no county surveyor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 389.08.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 616: A bill for an act relating to the military; extending the time period for adjutant general of
the Minnesota National Guard to make tuition reimbursement grants to members who have served in
active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 192.501, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 617: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for the costs of certain actions relating to
children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 393.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 618: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Rushford
Institute for Nanotechnology, Inc. in Rushford.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 619: A bill for an act relating to physical therapists; providing for issuance of reciprocal
licensure upon proof of previous practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 148.72, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 620: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
modifying augmentation rates for covered members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 353.71,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 621: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association police
and fire plan; proposing contribution rate modifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
353.65, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators McGinn, Kleis, Murphy and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 622: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting providing false information to police;
providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.505.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 623: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing that certain laws do not apply to the
consolidation of specified volunteer firefighter relief associations.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Metzen, Stumpf, Ruud, Pariseau and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 624: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a system to finance replacement
school buses; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 625: A bill for an act relating to Independent School District No. 482, Little Falls; providing
for an alley system or at-large election of school board members.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Bachmann; Reiter; Johnson, D.J. and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 626: A bill for an act relating to light rail transit; requiring a valid ticket for a transit ride;
prohibiting multiple use of a ticket; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Pappas, Robling, Kierlin, Neuville and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 627: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating tuition for certain students;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville, Marty, Jungbauer and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 628: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying protection status of great horned
owls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.015, subdivision 52.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 629: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; removing the requirement for
adoption of a separate airports or aviation system plan; repealing provisions for planning administration
between the Metropolitan Council and the Metropolitan Airports Commission; repealing obsolete
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 473.146, subdivision 1; 473.192, subdivisions 2,
3; 473.655; 473.852, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 473.155; 473.619.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Neuville, Betzold, Koering, Marty and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 630: A bill for an act relating to civil law; reforming and recodifying the law relating to
marriage dissolution, child custody, child support, maintenance, and property division; changing a fee;
making style and form changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
357.021, by adding a subdivision; 518.002; 518.003, subdivisions 1, 3; 518.005; 518.01; 518.02; 518.03;
518.04; 518.05; 518.055; 518.06; 518.07; 518.09; 518.091, subdivision 1; 518.10; 518.11; 518.12; 518.13;
518.131; 518.14, subdivision 1; 518.148; 518.155; 518.156; 518.157, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6; 518.165;
518.166; 518.167, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 518.168; 518.1705, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, 8, 9; 518.175; 518.1751,
subdivisions 1b, 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3; 518.1752; 518.176; 518.177; 518.178; 518.179, subdivision 1; 518.18;
518.191, subdivision 1; 518.195, subdivisions 2, 3; 518.24; 518.25; 518.27; 518.54, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7,
8; 518.55; 518.552; 518.58; 518.581; 518.582; 518.612; 518.619; 518.62; 518.64, subdivisions 1, 2;
518.641; 518.642; 518.646; 518.65; 518.68, subdivision 1; 519.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for
new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 517A; 517B; 517C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
518.111; 518.14, subdivision 2; 518.171; 518.24; 518.255; 518.54, subdivisions 2, 4a, 13, 14; 518.55,
subdivision 4; 518.551; 518.5513; 518.553; 518.57; 518.575; 518.585; 518.5851; 518.5852; 518.5853;
518.61; 518.6111; 518.614; 518.615; 518.616; 518.617; 518.618; 518.6195; 518.6196; 518.62; 518.64,
subdivisions 4, 4a, 5; 518.68.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Hann and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 631: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; prohibiting actions against certain persons for
weight gain as a result of consuming certain foods; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 604.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 632: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; abolishing the state lottery; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 349A.01; 349A.02; 349A.04; 349A.05; 349A.06; 349A.07; 349A.08;
349A.09; 349A.10; 349A.11; 349A.12; 349A.13; 349A.14; 349A.15; 349A.16; Minnesota Rules, parts
7856.1000; 7856.1010; 7856.1020; 7856.2010; 7856.2020; 7856.3010; 7856.3011; 7856.3020; 7856.3030;
7856.4010; 7856.4020; 7856.4030; 7856.4050; 7856.5010; 7856.5020; 7856.6010; 7856.7010; 7856.7020;
7856.7030; 7856.7040; 7856.7050; 7856.7060; 7856.7070; 7857.2000; 7857.2010; 7857.3000; 7857.3010;
7857.4000; 7857.4010; 7857.4020; 7857.4030; 7857.4040; 7857.4041; 7857.4050; 7857.5000; 7857.5010;
7857.6000; 7857.6020; 7857.7000.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 633: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying provisions relating to the use of
freeway or expressway shoulders by transit buses and authorizing the commissioner of transportation to
allow such use by metro mobility buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.306.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Robling, Neuville and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 634: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; 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 Taxes.

Senators Robling, Ortman, Day, Rosen and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 635: A bill for an act relating to transportation; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, dedicating proceeds from motor vehicle sales tax to transportation purposes and
phasing in the dedication over a five-year period.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 636: A bill for an act relating to gambling; changing noon hour bingo to single occasion bingo
and removing time of day restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 349.17, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Lourey, Solon, Higgins, Foley and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 637: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; eliminating the prohibition against
providing physical therapy after 30 days without a physician's order or without practicing for one year;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 148.75; 148.76, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 638: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for removal and
restoration of the Rush Creek Dam.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 639: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the use of certain vaccines containing
mercury or mercury compounds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 121A.15, subdivision 3a;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 640: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating the creation and maintenance
of wireless directory assistance service databases; protecting consumer privacy; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Senators Marty and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 641: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring removal of dental mercury before cremation;
requiring dentists to install amalgam separators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 149A.95,
subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 150A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 642: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing alternative methods of voting in city
elections; permitting instant runoff voting; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 205.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 643: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; expanding early intervention services;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 253B.065, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 644: A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain procedures for removal of a
child's residence from Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 518.1705, subdivision 7;
518.175, subdivision 3; 518.18.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.