State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, January 10, 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.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 155: A bill for an act providing for designation of an international economic development
zone; providing tax incentives; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c, by
adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921,
subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

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

Senators Rest, Gaither, Limmer and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 156: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money from the trunk highway fund
for construction of median safety barriers on marked Interstate Highway 494 and marked Trunk Highway
169.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 157: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing an ad hoc postretirement adjustment to
Eveleth police and fire trust fund benefit recipients.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 158: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring a premium reduction for snowmobiles
installed with a hazard lighting system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 84.871, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 159: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring certified mailings for vehicle
insurance sampling program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.796, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Bakk, Solon and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 160: A bill for an act relating to the city of Hermantown; expanding sales tax authorization;
amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Jungbauer and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 161: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying rulemaking requirements for
individual sewage treatment systems; prohibiting different local standards for new or replacement
individual sewage treatment systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 115.55, subdivisions 3,
7.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 162: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for land acquisition to enable increased operations at the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Vickerman, Langseth and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 163: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for connections to
the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 164: 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 the Minnesota River State Trail; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Reiter, Jungbauer, Koering and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 165: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating English as the official
language; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Reiter and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 166: A bill for an act relating to sales tax; allowing a sales tax exemption for Centennial Lakes
Police Facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fischbach, Dille and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 167: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Lake Koronis Recreational Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 168: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring student financial management
proficiency at public postsecondary institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 135A.053, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 169: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Riverland Community College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 170: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Shooting Star Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 171: A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing for conformity in license fees and
production levels for brewpubs and small brewers; authorizing issuance of temporary licenses to small
brewers; authorizing off-sale of growlers by small brewers; modifying sampling provisions; providing that
the on-sale license for Elko Speedway authorizes sales on all days of the week; changing the issuer of a
certain license at the state fair; authorizing the city of Duluth to issue a liquor license for Wade Municipal
Stadium; authorizing the city of St. Paul to issue a liquor license for special events at the State Capitol;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 340A.301, subdivisions 6, 7; 340A.404, subdivision 10;
340A.510, subdivision 2; Laws 2003, chapter 126, sections 28, 29; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Pariseau, Gerlach, McGinn, Metzen and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 172: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Dakota County Technical College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 173: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying financial aid for postsecondary
students; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 136A.101, subdivision 4;
136A.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 136A.232; 136A.233; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 136A; 136F; 137.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 174: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the effective date for provisions
allowing the continuation of a recipient's life estate or joint tenancy interests for purposes of medical
assistance recoveries; requiring the commissioner of human services to refund money recovered;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.15, subdivision 1; 514.981, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Skoe, Lourey, Dille, Koering and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 175: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance estate recovery
provisions; eliminating recoveries for alternative care costs; removing liens against life estates and joint
tenant interests; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.15, subdivisions
1, 1a, 2, 3, 4; 514.981, subdivision 6; 524.3-805; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.15,
subdivisions 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 1h, 1i, 1j, 1k; 514.991; 514.992; 514.993; 514.994; 514.995.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Saxhaug, Pogemiller and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 176: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing Aitkin County and Independent School
District No. 1 to conduct joint hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 275.065, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas, Solon, Pogemiller and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 177: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions;
authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Solon, Pogemiller and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 178: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions;
authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 179: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing the option for a state college or
university to elect self-governance; providing for the administration of an independent state college or
university; providing state aid for higher education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 135A.053, subdivision 2; 136F.16, subdivision 1; 179A.10, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136H; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 135A.01; 135A.031;
135A.032; 135A.033.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Frederickson, Dille, Olson, Stumpf and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 180: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for parent discretion in classroom
placement of children of multiple birth; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
120A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lourey, Murphy and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 181: A bill for an act relating to Carlton County; dedicating Biauswah Bridge over the St.
Louis River and Roussain Cemetery in Jay Cooke State Park in Carlton County; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 182: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing transfer of certain property interests in
Ramsey County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 183: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing certain cities to act as
small cities for purposes of use of revenues from certain economic development districts.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 184: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying terminology for certain angling
licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.441, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 185: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to upgrade and expand sanitary sewer facilities for the city of Richmond.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 186: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a bidding exception for
certain federally subsidized transit facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 469.015,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 187: A bill for an act relating to child labor; regulating the employment of minors in
establishments where liquor is served or is consumed on the premises; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181A.

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

Senators Saxhaug, Kleis and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 188: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain provisions for appointing election
judges in towns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 204B.21, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Pariseau, Gerlach, Robling and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 189: 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 50.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Stumpf and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 190: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing funding for voluntary, full-day
kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 191: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring trailers with lifetime registration to
display license plate and sticker; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
168.013, subdivision 1d; 169.79, subdivisions 3, 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 192: A bill for an act relating to taxes; increasing the population size of cities permitted to
hold land for economic development purposes for 15 years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
272.02, subdivision 39.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 193: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying medical assistance coverage of abortion
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0625, subdivision 16.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Reiter, LeClair, Belanger, Ortman and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 194: A bill for an act relating to health; conforming to federal tax changes to encourage
consumer-driven health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Reiter and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 195: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; confining regular legislative sessions to
odd-numbered years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.011.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 196: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating liability on land used for recreational
purposes; modifying the definition of recreational purpose; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
604A.21, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 197: A bill for an act relating to railroads; abolishing regional rail authorities in the
seven-county metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.01, subdivision 24;
174.03, subdivision 6a; 275.065, subdivision 3; 398A.03, subdivision 1; 473.399, subdivision 1; 473.3994,
subdivision 2; 473.3997; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 398A.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Reiter and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 198: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; prohibiting Department of Public Safety
from giving written examination for a driver's license in any language but English; making clarifying
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 171.13, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules,
part 7410.4740, item A.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 199: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to the city of Roseau for infrastructure repair and replacement and municipal
complex replacement due to flood damage.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 200: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting expiration dates and service fees on
gift certificates and gift cards; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 201: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to participate in the
state employee health insurance plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 43A.24, subdivision 2;
43A.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 202: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating fireworks; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 624.20, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Stumpf and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 203: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; reducing the tax rate on lawful gambling;
eliminating the time restriction for single occasion bingo sessions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, 6; 349.17, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Reiter, Gerlach and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 204: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting mandatory disclosure of a person's
Social Security number as a condition of receiving a service or product; providing exceptions; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators LeClair, Koering and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 205: A bill for an act relating to state government; renaming the State Office Building as the
Ronald Reagan State Office Building.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Anderson, Scheid, Belanger and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 206: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a city to issue an off-sale license in a
certain area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 340A.412, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 207: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the World War II Veterans Memorial.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 208: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting Metropolitan Airports Commission
from authorizing facility demolition or further consideration of Northwest Airlines 20/20 vision until
Northwest Airlines demonstrates compliance with financing agreement covenants and reporting
requirements.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kierlin, Senjem and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 209: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Winona State University.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moua, Lourey and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 210: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the number of
living-at-home/block nurse programs; increasing annual program funding; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.0917, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moua, Lourey and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 211: A bill for an act relating to human services; restoring senior nutrition funding; providing
senior nutrition grants to serve certain populations; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 212: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for land acquisition along the metropolitan Mississippi River.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 213: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing probation officers to access
information about persons who have a permit to carry weapons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 624.714, subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Cohen, Pappas, Moua, Wiger and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 214: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey County; separately stating county library levies on
tax statements and truth in taxation notices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 275.065,
subdivision 3; 276.04, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 215: A bill for an act relating to human rights; making agency technical changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 363A.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 363A.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 8, 14, 21, 31,
35, 42, by adding subdivisions; 363A.04; 363A.06; 363A.08, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6; 363A.09,
subdivision 4; 363A.11, subdivision 4; 363A.12, subdivision 1; 363A.13, subdivision 4; 363A.15;
363A.17; 363A.19; 363A.20, subdivision 4; 363A.21, subdivisions 1, 2; 363A.28, subdivisions 1, 6, 7;
363A.29, subdivision 2; 363A.40, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 363A.03,
subdivisions 3, 29.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 216: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for certain
military pension income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 217: 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.

Senators Rest, Moua, Chaudhary, Belanger and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 218: A bill for an act relating to taxation; accelerating the income tax charitable contribution
deduction for relief of Indian Ocean tsunami victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01,
subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.