State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, January 24, 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 Vickerman, Stumpf, Sparks and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 424: 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; appropriating money for capital
projects to enable the reuse of the Willmar Regional Treatment Center and for methamphetamine
treatment; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 246.0136, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Michel and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 425: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 4; providing staggered terms of office for senators.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Dibble, Langseth, Berglin and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 426: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to design a
Health Sciences Center at Minneapolis Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale of state
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 427: A bill for an act relating to retirement; elective state officers retirement plan; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 352C.091, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 352C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 352C.01; 352C.011; 352C.021;
352C.031; 352C.033; 352C.04; 352C.051; 352C.09; 352C.091, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 428: A bill for an act relating to retirement; legislators retirement plan; recodifying plan
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 3A.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 8, by adding
subdivisions; 3A.011; 3A.02, subdivisions 1, 1b, 3, 4, 5; 3A.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 3A.04, subdivisions 1,
2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 3A.05; 3A.07; 3A.10, subdivision 1; 3A.12; 3A.13; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 3A.01, subdivisions 3, 4, 6a, 7; 3A.02, subdivision 2; 3A.04, subdivision 1; 3A.09.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 429: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
clarifying collection procedures relating to charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
353.28, subdivisions 5, 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 430: A bill for an act relating to retirement; annual public pension plan administrative expense
reporting; specifying itemized detail in annual reporting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
356.20, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 431: A bill for an act relating to retirement; first class city teacher retirement fund
associations; updating the sabbatical leave service credit provision based on recent Teacher Retirement
Association amendments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 354A.011, subdivision 23;
354A.092.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 432: A bill for an act relating to retirement; first class city teacher retirement fund
associations; making various conforming changes to the Teachers Retirement Association provision in the
extended leave of absence program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 354A.091, subdivisions 1,
2, 3, 4, 5, 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 354A.091, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 433: A bill for an act relating to retirement; judges' retirement plan; clarifying and revising
various plan provisions; eliminating obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
490.025, subdivision 5; 490.121, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 21, 22, by adding subdivisions;
490.122; 490.123, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 3; 490.124, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13;
490.125, subdivision 1; 490.126; 490.132; 490.133; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 490A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 490.021; 490.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6;
490.101; 490.102; 490.103; 490.105; 490.106; 490.107; 490.108; 490.109; 490.1091; 490.12; 490.121,
subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20; 490.15; 490.16; 490.18.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 434: A bill for an act relating to retirement; various statewide and major local retirement
plans; clarifying references to actuarial services in determining actuarial equivalence; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 352.01, subdivision 12; 353.01, subdivision 14; 354.05, subdivision 7; 354A.011,
subdivision 3a; 422A.01, subdivision 6; 490.121, subdivision 20.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 435: A bill for an act relating to retirement; statewide and major local retirement plans;
updating and clarifying omitted salary deduction provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
352.04, subdivision 8; 352B.02, by adding a subdivision; 353.27, subdivisions 12, 12a, 12b; 353E.01,
subdivision 4; 354.51, subdivision 5; 354A.12, subdivision 1a; 422A.10, by adding a subdivision; 490.123,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 436: A bill for an act relating to retirement; statewide and major public pension plans;
defining final average salary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 352.01, by adding a
subdivision; 352.115, subdivisions 2, 3; 352.87, subdivision 3; 352.93, subdivision 1; 352C.021, by adding
a subdivision; 353.01, by adding a subdivision; 353.29, subdivision 3; 353.33, subdivision 3; 353.651,
subdivision 3; 353.656, subdivision 1; 354.05, by adding a subdivision; 354.44, subdivision 6; 354A.011,
by adding a subdivision; 354A.31, subdivisions 4, 4a; 422A.01, by adding a subdivision; 422A.15,
subdivision 1; 422A.16, subdivision 9; 490.121, subdivision 21; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 352C.031, subdivision 3; 353.29, subdivision 2; 353.651, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 437: A bill for an act relating to retirement; first class city teacher retirement fund
associations; requiring the periodic filing of updated copies of articles of incorporation and bylaws;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 354A.021, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 438: A bill for an act relating to retirement; various statewide and major local retirement
plans; clarifying exemptions from process and taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
3A.13; 352.15, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 352B.071; 353.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 354.10, subdivisions 1, 3, 4;
422A.24; 423B.17; 423C.09; 490.126, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 356; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 352.15, subdivision 1a; 353.15, subdivision 2;
354.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 439: A bill for an act relating to retirement; various retirement plans; updating language usage
and style in various provisions, clarifying various provisions; correcting cross-references in various
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 69.011, subdivision 2b; 69.021, subdivisions 5,
11; 69.33; 69.773, subdivision 4; 352.01, subdivisions 4, 5, 21, 23; 352.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4;
352.04, subdivisions 1, 12; 352.041, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 352.22, subdivision 10; 352B.01, subdivisions
1, 2, 3; 352B.02, subdivision 1e; 352D.01; 352D.015, subdivisions 3, 4; 352D.03; 352D.05, subdivision 4;
352D.085, subdivision 1; 352D.09, subdivision 5; 352D.12; 353.01, subdivisions 32, 33; 353.025;
353.026; 353.027; 353.028; 353.14; 353.27, subdivision 11; 353.271; 353.31, subdivision 1c; 353.32,
subdivision 9; 353.33, subdivision 12; 354.091; 354.33, subdivision 5; 354.39; 354.41, subdivision 2;
354.42, by adding a subdivision; 354.44, subdivision 2; 354A.021, subdivision 5; 354A.31, subdivision 5;
356A.06, subdivision 7; 422A.01, subdivision 11; 422A.06, subdivision 7; 422A.10, subdivisions 1, 2;
422A.22, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6; 422A.231; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 352.119,
subdivision 1; 353.34, subdivision 3b; 353.36, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2b, 2c; 353.46, subdivision 4; 353.663;
353.74; 353.75; 354.59; 422A.22, subdivisions 2, 5; 422A.221.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 440: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring a fishery management plan for Green
Lake in Kandiyohi County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 441: A bill for an act relating to crimes; imposing criminal penalties for failing to yield the
right-of-way resulting in injury or death; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Frederickson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 442: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing New Ulm school district to use health
and safety revenue for mechanical air handling system appurtenances.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Jungbauer, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 443: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for funding of transportation with
transportation certificates of assignment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ruud and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 444: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring that persons convicted of a second
violent felony be sentenced to life imprisonment and that persons convicted of a third violent felony be
sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of release; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5; 609.1095, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 445: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying restrictions on firearms used in
hunting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97B.031, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kierlin, Olson and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 446: A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing the maximum amount for a child
care grant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.125, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kierlin, Olson, Wergin and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 447: A bill for an act relating to education; providing a child care assistance rate bonus for
accredited Montessori child care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 119B.13, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kierlin, Olson and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 448: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting school admission at younger age;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 120A.20, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 449: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the state lottery to offer games
involving sports wagering and sports wagering pools; authorizing sports bookmaking under licenses issued
by the director of the state lottery; imposing a tax on licensed sports bookmaking; creating a Minnesota
active recreation fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 349A.01, by adding a subdivision;
349A.02, subdivision 3; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11; 349A.08; 349A.09; 349A.10,
subdivisions 4, 5; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12; 349A.13; 609.75, subdivision 7; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Sams, Higgins, Metzen, Kleis and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 450: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to
administer a statewide program for youth job skills development.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 451: A bill for an act relating to Anoka County; proposing coding of certain laws relating to
Anoka County; repealing Laws 1917, chapter 149; Laws 1927, chapter 71; Laws 1929, chapter 238; Laws
1931, chapter 141; Laws 1941, chapter 80; Laws 1943, chapter 282; Laws 1949, chapter 216; Laws 1953,
chapter 422; Laws 1959 chapters 199, 325; Laws 1961, chapters 366, 627; Laws 1963, chapters 37, 78,
161; Laws 1965, chapter 462; Laws 1967, chapters 237, 274, 290, 344; Laws 1969, chapters 213, 235,
814; Laws 1971, chapter 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 452: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds
for a grant to the Wild Rice Watershed District for flood storage easement acquisition.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 453: A bill for an act relating to auctioneers; modifying auctioneer license numbering
requirements for county auditors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 330.01, subdivision 1;
330.08.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 454: A bill for an act relating to higher education; making the state grant program a forecasted
expenditure program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.121, subdivision 3, by adding a
subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.121, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 455: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent
School District No. 2887, McLeod West.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Jungbauer; Johnson, D.J.; Sparks; Scheid and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 456: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; conforming to federal law relating to
educator expense deductions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01, subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Dille, Kelley, Skoe, Michel and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 457: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for opportunity to respond to
nonrenewal of certain coaching contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.33.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 458: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the deadline for state grant
program applications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 136A.121, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoe, Frederickson, Langseth, Kierlin and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 459: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for conservation
easements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 460: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for grants to
organizations representing minority populations.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 461: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying alternative minimum taxable
income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.091, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 462: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for additional periodic payments for the
taking of agricultural land for transmission of electricity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
116C.63, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 463: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing Independent School District No. 518,
Worthington, to lease the facilities for its residential program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Olson, Stumpf, Kelley and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 464: A bill for an act relating to education funding; appropriating money for the Minnesota
Learning Resource Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 465: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying student transportation fees; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.37, subdivision 1; 123B.88, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 466: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school finance simplification,
clarification, and equity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 15, 16;
126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 126C.13, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 122A.60;
122A.61; 124D.081; 124D.65; 124D.86; 126C.01, subdivision 9; 126C.05, subdivisions 3, 17; 126C.10,
subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18; 126C.12; 126C.15.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bachmann, Metzen, Nienow, Wiger and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 467: A bill for an act relating to local government; excluding certain facilities from the Big
Marine Park Reserve; providing for planned unit development zoning classification for certain facilities.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 468: A bill for an act relating to local governments; modifying payments to counties for
natural resources land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 477A.11, subdivision 4, by adding a
subdivision; 477A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 477A.14, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Vickerman, Anderson, Sams, Frederickson and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 469: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for environment and
natural resource projects approved by the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 116P.05, subdivision 2; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 9,
subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116P.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy, Solon, Kierlin, Langseth and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 470: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for port
development assistance; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Koering, Vickerman, Solon, Kubly and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 471: A bill for an act relating to regional development commissions; expanding the power to
get and use real or personal property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 462.391, subdivision 12.

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

Senators Saxhaug, Skoe, Koering, Stumpf and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 472: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for lands and interest in lands in or adjacent to state forests.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Saxhaug and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 473: A bill for an act relating to occupations; providing that certain traffic escorts are exempt
from the experience requirements of a protective agent license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
326.3382, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Scheid, Rest, Limmer and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 474: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the
Northwest Hennepin Family Center in Brooklyn Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Murphy, Sparks, Senjem and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 475: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for state and local
trails; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson, Moua, Cohen and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 476: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for renovation of the Como Park Zoo in St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 477: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the Lakes Area Economic Development
Authority to levy a tax; amending Laws 2003, chapter 127, article 12, section 38.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 478: A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text
and obsolete references; eliminating certain redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions; making
miscellaneous technical corrections to statutes and other laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
4.077, subdivision 1; 10A.04, subdivision 6; 13.32, subdivision 3; 13.321, by adding a subdivision; 13.381,
by adding a subdivision; 13.46, subdivision 2; 13.47, subdivision 1; 13.4963, subdivision 2; 15.0591,
subdivision 2; 15.39, subdivision 2; 16B.31, subdivision 1; 17.43; 18C.60, subdivision 1; 28.15; 32.645;
47.59, subdivision 2; 62I.13, subdivision 3; 62L.17, subdivision 2a; 64B.37, subdivision 2; 82.33,
subdivision 4; 84.8712, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6; 85.22, subdivision 2a; 89.01, subdivision 5a; 103F.205,
subdivision 1; 115B.20, subdivision 2; 116J.871, subdivision 3; 119B.25, subdivision 2; 124D.68,
subdivision 2; 127A.10; 137.09; 144.6501, subdivision 1; 145B.04; 152.027, subdivision 4; 155A.03,
subdivision 1; 155A.16; 161.1419, subdivision 8; 168.275; 168.33, subdivision 2a; 169.21, subdivision 2;
169.50, subdivision 1; 169.59, subdivision 4; 169A.55, subdivision 3; 171.181, subdivision 1; 177.23,
subdivision 7; 181.30; 201.014, subdivision 2; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.15, subdivision 1; 204B.10,
subdivision 6; 216B.61; 219.57, subdivision 6; 234.23; 235.10; 235.13; 237.763; 238.37; 238.38; 238.42;
239.791, subdivision 15; 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5; 245.466, subdivision 1; 245.4875, subdivision 1;
245.75; 246.01; 246B.04, subdivision 2; 252.24, subdivision 5; 252A.03, subdivisions 1, 4; 252A.101,
subdivisions 1, 5; 253B.23, subdivision 2; 256.93, subdivision 1; 256B.055, subdivision 12; 256B.0625,
subdivision 6a; 256B.0627, subdivisions 1, 5; 256B.0917, subdivisions 4, 5; 256B.0951, subdivision 8;
256B.431, subdivision 14; 256G.01, subdivision 3; 256L.07, subdivision 1; 256L.15, subdivision 2;
256M.10, subdivision 5; 257B.08; 259.21, subdivision 4; 260B.007, subdivision 16; 260C.101,
subdivision 2; 276.04, subdivision 2; 290.095, subdivision 1; 299D.07; 299F.051, subdivision 4; 299F.093,
subdivision 1; 302A.011, subdivision 16; 303.03; 303.25, subdivision 1; 321.1114; 322B.03, subdivision
27; 325F.40; 325N.15; 329.17; 333.135; 336.4A-105; 343.40, subdivision 3; 345.14; 346.05; 353.01,
subdivision 2; 353.34, subdivision 3a; 356.431, subdivision 1; 395.22; 458D.02, subdivision 2; 469.104;
473.845, subdivision 1; 481.05; 501B.18; 501B.19; 514.996, subdivision 3; 515B.4-102; 524.2-114;
525.9212; 525.95, subdivision 1; 527.38; 527.39; 529.12; 540.18, subdivision 1; 580.041, subdivision 2;
624.64; 624.67; 626.84, subdivision 1; 629.11; 631.04; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 11, article
2, section 21; Laws 2004, chapter 199, article 12, section 108; Laws 2004, chapter 261, article 6, section 5;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 115B.49, subdivision 4a; 306.13; 315.43; 317A.909,
subdivision 4; 357.12; 367.40, subdivisions 3, 4; 367.401, subdivision 4; 367.42; 398.35, subdivision 2;
Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 10, article 10, section 1; Laws 2003, chapter 8, section 2; Laws
2004, chapter 219, section 1; Laws 2004, chapter 288, article 3, section 5. Minnesota Rules, parts
6700.0100, subpart 14; 6700.1300; 9055.0125; 9055.0500; 9055.0510; 9055.0520; 9055.0530; 9055.0540;
9055.0550; 9055.0560; 9055.0570; 9055.0580; 9055.0590; 9055.0600; 9055.0610.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dibble, Higgins, Berglin, Skoglund and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 479: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money to mitigate flooding at Lake of the Isles.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Senjem and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 480: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the Mississippi River
Parkway Commission.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 481: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Worthington to impose a local
sales and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Vickerman, Solon, Kubly, Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 482: A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; providing for local planning
assistance by certain regional organizations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 462.39, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold; Johnson, D.E. and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 483: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that chaplains employed by the
state are in the classified civil service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 43A.08, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Koering and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 484: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for construction of a wastewater collection system connection to the Mille Lacs
wastewater treatment facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 485: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying a school district's percentage of
students attending nonpublic school necessary to qualify for an exemption; creating a process to resolve a
tuition obligation; converting referendum revenue authority for Common School District No. 815,
Prinsburg; authorizing the school district to recertify its school levy for taxes payable in 2005; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123A.70.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Frederickson and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 486: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital
improvements at South Central Technical College; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Belanger, Michel, Nienow and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 487: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; providing for certain exemption from rate
filings by household goods carriers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 221.171, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Marty, Lourey, Dibble and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 488: A bill for an act relating to health; enacting the Compassionate Use Act to protect
seriously ill patients from prosecution and prison for using medicinal marijuana under a physician's
supervision; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 489: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting political parties that receive a public
subsidy from making independent expenditures; requiring that income tax checkoff money and political
contributions refunded by the state be used only for candidates who have agreed to spending limits;
imposing campaign contribution and spending limits on legislative caucuses that choose to participate in
the political contribution refund program; limiting multicandidate expenditures by political parties;
increasing the maximum political contribution refund from $50 to $100; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 9, 18; 10A.25, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 10A.27,
subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 10A.275, subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivisions 1, 2; 10A.31,
subdivisions 3, 5; 10A.322; 290.06, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Marty, Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 490: A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating the repeal of a portion of sales tax on
alcoholic beverages; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.94; Laws
2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 12, section 95.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 491: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying special permit provisions for
exhibition of deer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.401, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 492: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring vehicles to be driven in
right-hand lane with exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.18, subdivisions 7, 10;
171.13, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kubly, Lourey, Sams, Berglin and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 493: A bill for an act relating to hospital districts; providing for board membership in the
Yellow Medicine County Hospital District; amending Laws 1963, chapter 276, section 2, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Wiger, Murphy, Nienow and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 494: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor Busway.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Langseth, Kubly, Frederickson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 495: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to acquire land for wildlife management areas.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.