State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, January 19, 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.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 338: 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 Metzen, Langseth, Pappas, Marko and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 339: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to repay a loan
for the Crosswinds Arts and Science Middle School; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pariseau, Metzen and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 340: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money and authorizing issuance
of state bonds for a highway overpass in Dakota County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 341: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Walker Area
Community Center; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 342: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment of sexually dangerous persons and persons
with sexual psychopathic personalities; requiring the Department of Corrections and attorney general's
office to work together to determine whether a petition should be filed to commence civil commitment
proceedings; requiring the attorney general to pursue certain commitments; allowing counties to pursue
certain commitments when the attorney general does not pursue commitments; requiring committed
individuals to be committed to governmental facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 8.01;
244.05, subdivision 7; 253B.185, subdivisions 1, 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 343: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to complete the Great
River Road in Aitkin County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Vickerman, Fischbach, Ortman and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 344: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing reimbursement to fire
departments for expenses incurred in extinguishing certain motor vehicle fires; providing cities and towns
authority to collect unpaid bills for certain emergency services from nonresidents; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 161.465; 366.011; 366.012.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 345: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for employee recognition programs;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 346: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting the sales of diesel fuel used to
operate commuter rail systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297A.68, subdivision 19;
297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ruud and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 347: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reforestation;
authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Limmer, Scheid, Foley, Rest and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 348: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $50,000,000 in state trunk
highway bonds for completion of a segment of Marked Trunk Highway 610 as a four-lane freeway;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 349: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; modifying the crime of
murder in the first degree; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.185.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 350: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing deficiency funding for certain
state agencies; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Lourey, Foley, Berglin and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 351: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a crime of child endangerment to
manufacture controlled substances in the presence of a child; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
609.378, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Frederickson, Vickerman and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 352: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Lake Redwood Reservoir Reclamation and Enhancement project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Senjem, Langseth, Skoglund, Murphy and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 353: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for improvements to Historic Fort Snelling.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 354: A bill for an act relating to crime; requiring level III sex offenders to submit to polygraph
tests while on conditional release; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 244.05, subdivision 6;
609.108, subdivision 6; 609.109, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 355: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring that level III predatory offenders
be photographed twice a year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 243.166, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 356: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; providing for lifetime
supervision of certain repeat sex offenders released from prison and increasing the period of supervision
for other sex offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.109, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 357: A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing the limit on funding for limited
English proficiency programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 124D.59, subdivision 2;
124D.65, subdivision 5; 126C.10, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 358: A bill for an act relating to school board elections; Special School District No. 1;
providing for six members to be elected by district and three to be elected at-large.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 359: A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing campaign workers access to multiple unit
dwellings unaccompanied by a candidate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 211B.20,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Hottinger, Scheid, Kubly, Kierlin and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 360: A bill for an act relating to early childhood; providing funding for early childhood
learning and child protection facilities; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund, Betzold and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 361: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; making technical, conforming, and
clarifying changes to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 13.01, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.02, subdivision 7; 13.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8; 13.04,
subdivisions 2, 4; 13.05, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9; 13.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 13.07; 13.072,
subdivision 4; 13.073, subdivision 3; 13.08, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 13.32, by adding a subdivision; 13.82,
subdivision 16; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 13.04, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Murphy, Day, Sparks, Vickerman and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 362: A bill for an act relating to the military; creating a program that provides interest-free
loans to certain members of the Minnesota National Guard or other military reserve units called to federal
active service and deployed outside of the United States; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
192.501, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Murphy, Day, Sparks, Vickerman and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 363: A bill for an act relating to the military; modifying the eligibility for state-paid insurance
and benefits by making members of the Minnesota National Guard or other military reserve units called to
federal active service and deployed to foreign lands and their families eligible for participation in the
health insurance portions of the state employee group insurance program; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 43A.24, by adding a subdivision; 43A.26; 43A.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Rest, Skoe, Tomassoni, Ruud and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 364: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting publicly traded partnerships from the
withholding requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.92, subdivision 4b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Wiger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 365: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation to
contract with KBEM radio station to provide traffic reports.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Marko, Senjem, Langseth and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 366: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing cities to impose street utility fee;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 367: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring notice when a school or district uses
certain pools for competitive high school diving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 123B.492.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Moua; Johnson, D.E.; Murphy; Michel and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 368: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Central Corridor Transit Way.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Olson and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 369: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a personal rapid transit safety facility at the University of Minnesota at Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marty, Skoglund and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 370: A bill for an act relating to elections; increasing news media access to polling places;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204C.06, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Lourey, Solon, Higgins and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 371: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for senior citizen
programs.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Skoglund, Langseth and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 372: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring commissioner of public safety to
ensure that mailed requests to verify insurance coverage are forwarded; prohibiting commissioner from
suspending license of nonresponding vehicle owner if mailed request was returned undeliverable;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.796, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 373: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard
mitigation in the city of Breckenridge and Oakport Township; authorizing the issuance of state general
obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 374: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Trunk Highway 10 bridge between
Moorhead and Fargo as Veterans Memorial Bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.14, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Larson and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 375: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System general plan;
authorizing an eligible individual to be covered by the general plan for employment at Bug-O-Na-Ge-Shig
school.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Fischbach, LeClair, Nienow, Rosen and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 376: A bill for an act relating to health care cost containment; making changes to encourage
consumer-driven health plans; encouraging efficiency in providing health care; implementing health care
cost containment, cost shifting provisions, and reduction of government mandates; implementing health
plan competition and reform provisions; changing health maintenance organization regulatory authority;
reforming medical malpractice liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16A.10, by adding a
subdivision; 43A.23, by adding a subdivision; 62A.02, subdivision 2; 62D.02, subdivision 4, by adding a
subdivision; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.04, subdivision 1; 62D.05, subdivision 1; 62E.08, subdivision 1;
62E.091; 62J.26, by adding a subdivision; 256B.04, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62L; 147; 604; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 62J.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4a, 5a, 6a, 7, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 377: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing for, and appropriating money for, a
town road sign replacement program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Nienow, Higgins and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 378: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing support to caregivers;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 181.9413; 256B.0917, subdivision 6;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 379: A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing retired court commissioners to be
appointed to perform judicial duties in the district court; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
2.724, subdivision 3; 489.01, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Wiger, Hottinger and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 380: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; establishing an advisory school
readiness board to make recommendations to the governor and the legislature on developing a coordinated,
efficient, and cost-effective system for delivering early childhood programs throughout the state;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dibble, Sams, Higgins and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 381: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for the J.D. Rivers Urban Agricultural Awareness Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 382: A bill for an act relating to lobbyists; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional
officers, agency heads, and certain legislative employees from lobbying for legislative or administrative
action for two years after leaving office; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
10A.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Marty, Pogemiller and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 383: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying taxable income; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; 290.10.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty, Chaudhary and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 384: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the referendum aid adjustment
for open enrollment students; altering the statewide property tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 127A.47, subdivision 7; 275.025, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marty, Higgins and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 385: A bill for an act relating to elections; making it easier to vote by absentee ballot;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.06,
subdivision 3; 203B.11, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Marty, Wiger and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 386: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying the voting rights of persons under
guardianship and persons with disabilities; permitting local governments to redraw election districts before
the legislature has been redistricted; requiring new election for all members of a city council or county
board following redistricting; permitting appointment of election judges not affiliated with a major
political party; increasing news media access to polling places; eliminating a requirement concerning
major political party primary results; authorizing alternative methods of voting in city elections; permitting
instant runoff voting; requiring a report; increasing disclosure of contributions and expenditures for local
political campaigns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 201.014, subdivision 2; 201.071,
subdivision 1; 201.15; 204B.10, subdivision 6; 204B.135, subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivisions 1a, 3;
204B.21, subdivision 2; 204C.06, subdivision 8; 204C.08, subdivision 1a; 204C.10; 204D.10, subdivision
1; 205.84, subdivision 2; 211A.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 375.025, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 205; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204D.10, subdivision
2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 387: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a voluntary clean campaign council, a
clean campaign pledge, and a clean campaign advertising code; clarifying definitions of campaign
expenditures and independent expenditures; clarifying requirements for disclaimers on campaign material;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 9, 18; 10A.14, subdivision 2; 10A.24,
by adding a subdivision; 211B.04; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Lourey, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 388: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to seek federal
approval for home delivery of WIC supplemental foods.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley, Betzold, Jungbauer, Rest and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 389: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing trunk highway bonds to finance
completion of highway 610; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 390: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain surplus state
land bordering public water.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 391: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for certain defeasible estates;
modifying residential purchase agreement cancellations; amending the foreclosure advice notice;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 500.20, subdivision 2a; 559.217, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6;
580.041, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Hottinger and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 392: A bill for an act relating to probate; changing and clarifying certain venue, trustee
powers, and omitted beneficiary provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 501B.17;
501B.705, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 524.2-302.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 393: A bill for an act relating to real property; amending the Minnesota Common Interest
Ownership Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 515B.1-102; 515B.1-103; 515B.1-106;
515B.1-107; 515B.1-116; 515B.2-101; 515B.2-102; 515B.2-104; 515B.2-106; 515B.2-108; 515B.2-110;
515B.2-111; 515B.2-112; 515B.2-113; 515B.2-118; 515B.2-119; 515B.2-121; 515B.2-123; 515B.2-124;
515B.3-101; 515B.3-102; 515B.3-103; 515B.3-105; 515B.3-106; 515B.3-110; 515B.3-112; 515B.3-113;
515B.3-114; 515B.3-115; 515B.3-116; 515B.3-117; 515B.3-120; 515B.4-101; 515B.4-102; 515B.4-105;
515B.4-106; 515B.4-107; 515B.4-109; 515B.4-111; 515B.4-115.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 394: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District
No. 595, East Grand Forks, to exercise remaining levy authority for disability access projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Pogemiller, Skoglund and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 395: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Minnesota Planetarium and Space Discovery Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Gaither, Berglin, Langseth and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 396: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Minnesota Planetarium and Space Discovery Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 397: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming to federal law relating to educator
expense deductions; allowing a subtraction from income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
290.01, subdivisions 19, 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Reiter, Gaither and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 398: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing the commissioner of natural
resources to extend the firearms deer season within designated areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 97B.311.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 399: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the rate of health care provider gross
revenues taxes for calendar years 2006 and 2007; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 295.52,
subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kubly and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 400: A bill for an act relating to criminal procedure; providing for criminal bail bond
forfeitures and procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 629.53; 629.63; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 629.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Moua, Rest, Pogemiller, McGinn and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 401: A bill for an act relating to taxation; insurance premiums; reducing the rate on life
insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297I.05, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 402: A bill for an act relating to labor; regulating apprentice fees; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 178.12.

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