State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, January 6, 2005


9:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senators Langseth, Metzen, Pappas, Senjem and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1: 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;
making adjustments to previous bond authorizations; authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 16A.671, subdivision 3; 116.182, subdivision 2; 116J.571;
116J.572, subdivision 2; 116J.573, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 116J.575, subdivision 1; 134.45; 136F.60, by
adding a subdivision; 174.52, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 7,
subdivision 21; Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 13, subdivision 7, as amended; Laws 2002, chapter 393,
section 19, subdivision 2; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 11; Laws 2003,
First Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 116J; 446A; 641.

Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2: A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring reports and recommendations to bring the
state budget into compliance with generally accepted governmental accounting principles; requiring
disclosure of the impact of inflation on state expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
16A.055, subdivision 1; 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 16A.11, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson; Johnson, D.E.; Scheid and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 3: A bill for an act relating to employment; increasing the minimum wage; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Sams, Kubly, Skoe and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 4: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing minimum ethanol content required for
gasoline sold in the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 239.761, subdivision 4; 239.791,
subdivision 1; 296A.01, subdivisions 2, 25.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 5: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section
4; providing staggered four-year terms for senators.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 6: 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.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 7: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting unauthorized possession and use
of traffic signal-override devices; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 169.06,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 8: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; requiring life without release
sentences for first-degree criminal sexual conduct offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
609.106, subdivision 2; 609.342, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.342,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 9: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for community notification for
certain high-risk juvenile predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 244.052,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 10: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring the special education program
growth factors; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 125A.76, subdivision 1;
125A.79, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 11: A bill for an act relating to education; restoring cuts to lease levy authority; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 12: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic
formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 13: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; enacting the Safe School Zone Law; making
clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 169.01, by adding a
subdivision; 169.14, subdivisions 2, 4, 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 14: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for engineering design of
roadway rehabilitation and adjacent Lake Links Trail development in Ramsey and Washington Counties.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 15: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the McKnight Road and Highway 36 interchange project in Ramsey County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 16: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the interchange project for Interstate Highway 94 at Century Avenue and
McKnight Road in Ramsey County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 17: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a study of spore levels
near yard waste compost sites.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 18: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a study of odor levels
near yard waste compost sites.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 19: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to complete
restoration of the Bruentrup farm in Maplewood; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 20: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a children's health security account;
establishing the children's health security program; specifying eligibility criteria, covered services, and
administrative procedures; increasing the tax on tobacco products; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 297F.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 297F.10; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256N.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 21: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the medical assistance dental benefits cap;
modifying MinnesotaCare covered health services; eliminating MinnesotaCare limited care benefits for
single adults without children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 9;
256L.03, subdivision 1; 256L.12, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256L.035.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 22: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for prescription drug bulk
purchasing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 23: A bill for an act relating to pharmacy; modifying wholesale drug distributor requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 151.47, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Solon, Higgins and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 24: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Cervical Cancer Elimination Task
Force.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Solon, Scheid and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 25: 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;
modifying sampling provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 340A.301, subdivisions 6, 7;
340A.404, subdivision 10; 340A.510, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Solon and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 26: A bill for an act relating to taxation; delaying the requirement that the Department of
Revenue administer local sales taxes for the city of Duluth; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session
chapter 5, article 12, section 82, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Saxhaug and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 27: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for sanitary sewer overflow facilities in the city of Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 28: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to Independent
School District No. 709, Duluth, for construction costs and related improvements to Grant Magnet School;
authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 29: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing money for schematic design, design,
and construction documents for a new Duluth arena; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 30: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for certain projects at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 31: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to repair and
restore the aerial lift bridge in Duluth; authorizing sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 32: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to design and construct
improvements to the Lake Superior Zoo in the city of Duluth; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 33: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to Duluth Port Authority.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 34: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to the city of Little Falls for environmental cleanup of the Hennepin Paper Company
property.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 35: 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 Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 36: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Fletcher Creek Flood Control Project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 37: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for extension of the Paul Bunyan Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 38: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a park-and-ride lot for the Soo Line Corridor on Highway 10 in Morrison County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 39: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for improvements to the Pine Grove Park Zoo in Little Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 40: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a model policy prohibiting
intimidation or bullying; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Chaudhary, Wiger and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 41: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a model policy prohibiting
intimidation or bullying; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kubly and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 42: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying definition of motorized bicycle;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 168.011, subdivision 27; 169.01, subdivision 4a; 171.01,
subdivision 41.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kubly and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 43: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Prairie Farm Preservation Education and Exhibit Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 44: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a center for agricultural innovation in the city of Olivia.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 45: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for acquisition and development of the Minnesota River Trail from Wegdahl to
Granite Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 46: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospitals to offer to the parents of a newborn
a video presentation on the dangers associated with shaking infants and young children; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 47: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve Lake
Benton in Lincoln County; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 48: A bill for an act relating to veterans; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIII, section 8, to authorize general obligation bonding proceeds to be used to pay a
bonus to Minnesota residents who served as members of the United States military during the Global War
on Terrorism.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Chaudhary; Ranum; Johnson, D.E. and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 49: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; regulating the sale of
methamphetamine precursor drugs; authorizing reporting of suspicious transactions involving these drugs
and providing civil immunity for so doing; requiring a methamphetamine educational program for
retailers; further regulating while recodifying activities involving anhydrous ammonia; requiring courts to
order restitution in certain situations involving controlled substances; imposing property restrictions in
certain situations involving controlled substances; increasing the criminal penalties for possessing certain
substances with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine; establishing new methamphetamine-related
crimes; expanding the definition of "violent crime" for mandatory sentencing purposes; requiring that
vehicles used to manufacture methamphetamine indicate this in the title; establishing a methamphetamine
laboratory cleanup revolving fund and authorizing loans to assist counties and cities in conducting
methamphetamine cleanup; imposing a surcharge on controlled substance offenses; exempting certain
substances for regulation under the controlled substances chapter of law; providing for reports; imposing
criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 152.021,
subdivisions 2a, 3; 152.135, subdivision 2; 168A.05, subdivision 3; 609.1095, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 152; 446A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
sections 18C.005, subdivisions 1a, 35a; 18C.201, subdivisions 6, 7; 18D.331, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 50: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for Independent School District
No. 256, Red Wing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin, Skoglund, Ranum and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 51: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; regulating the sale of
methamphetamine precursor drugs; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 152.135, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 52: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to levy for technology
and transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.40, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 53: A bill for an act relating to sales tax; providing a construction exemption for the relocation
of dock facilities on the St. Louis Bay waterfront; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 54: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming to federal law relating to health savings
accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 55: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to replace a townline bridge in Crow Wing County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 56: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; increasing the limited benefits cap; modifying
the definition of gross income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256L.01, subdivision 4;
256L.035.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 57: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; making permanent the limited market value
law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 58: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reducing the number of members of the senate
and house of representatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 2.031, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 59: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds
for St. Paul park and trail improvements.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 60: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for purchase of a medical research facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 61: A bill for an act relating to corporate franchise tax; providing for single sales
apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.191, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.191, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 62: A bill for an act relating to finance; forgiving debt service on bonds sold to finance the
Marine Education Center at the Minnesota Zoological Garden; amending Laws 1994, chapter 643, section
27, subdivision 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 63: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying individual sewage treatment
system inspection requirements to avoid conflicts of interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section
115.55, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 64: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for land acquisition for the Oliver Kelley Farm.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 65: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying premium rate restrictions; establishing
expenditure limits; modifying cost containment provisions; providing for an electronic medical record
system; modifying certain loan forgiveness programs; modifying medical assistance, general assistance
medical care, and MinnesotaCare programs; authorizing the sale of bonds; requiring reports; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 62A.65, subdivision 3; 62J.04, subdivision 3, by
adding a subdivision; 62J.041; 62J.301, subdivision 3; 62J.38; 62J.43; 62J.692, subdivision 3; 62L.08,
subdivision 8; 144.1501, subdivisions 2, 4; 256.955, subdivisions 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 6; 256.9693; 256B.03,
subdivision 3; 256B.061; 256B.0625, subdivisions 3b, 9, 13e, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0631, by
adding a subdivision; 256B.075, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256L.03, subdivision 1;
256L.05, subdivision 4; 256L.07, subdivision 1; 256L.12, subdivision 6; Laws 2003, First Special Session
chapter 14, article 6, section 65; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62J; 62Q;
256; 256B; 256L; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256.955, subdivision 4a; 256B.075,
subdivision 5; 256L.035.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 66: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to the veterans homes board for the state's share of five capital projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 67: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 68: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the
Gaylord Multicultural and Lifelong Learning Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 69: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing state policy for stem cell research;
providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 137; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 70: A bill for an act relating to retirement; limiting certain postretirement adjustments for the
Minnesota postretirement investment fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 11A.18,
subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Belanger and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 71: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a water treatment facility in Burnsville.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Belanger and Gerlach introduced--

S.F. No. 72: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; increasing the service charge and civil penalty for
receiving motor fuel without paying; clarifying that civil liability for this does not bar criminal liability;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 604.15, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 73: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; requiring the commissioner of revenue to
conduct a study of the metropolitan fiscal disparities program.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 74: A bill for an act relating to courts; providing for the Commission on Judicial Selection to
recommend to the governor nominees for Tax Court vacancies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 480B.01, subdivisions 1, 10.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 75: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; exempting household goods movers from fixed
compensation requirement when doing certain charitable work; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 221.171, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 76: A bill for an act relating to estate tax; exempting certain estates of decedents; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 291.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 77: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Hyland K70 ski jump in Bloomington.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 78: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Northstar Rail Corridor.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 79: A bill for an act relating to airports; establishing airport land use commissions; requiring
the development and adoption of comprehensive airport land use plans; providing duties and powers;
creating a task force; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 360.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 80: A bill for an act relating to airports; requiring the commissioner of transportation and local
units of government to adopt a model zoning ordinance to limit height of objects around airports;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 360.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ourada, Olson and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 81: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the use of the building lease levy;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 82: A bill for an act relating to the city of Clearwater; authorizing the city to impose a sales
and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 83: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing creation of a tax increment financing
district in the city of St. Michael subject to certain requirements.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 84: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting use of public resources or students to
advocate for legislation or election candidate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 85: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing minimum ethanol content required for
gasoline sold in this state; requiring motor vehicle manufacturers' warranties to extend to motor vehicles
using certain fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 239.761, subdivision 4; 239.791,
subdivision 1; 296A.01, subdivisions 2, 25; 325F.665, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 86: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire an
excursion boat and landing for the Bonanza Education Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 87: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; public safety; expanding the trespass law;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.605, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 88: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for design of capital
improvements for St. Cloud State University; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 89: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital
improvements to St. Cloud Technical College; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 90: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution; adding a section
to article IV to provide for initiative and referendum; providing procedures for initiative and referendum;
providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.11, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3B.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 91: A bill for an act relating to employment; amending the definition of prevailing wage rate;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 177.42, subdivision 6.

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

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 92: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a checkoff on the income tax return for
donations to the veterans of the global war on terrorism fund; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 93: A bill for an act relating to the senate; prohibiting action on confirmation of an
appointment after adjournment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 15.066, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 94: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate the
Detroit Lakes Regional Pavilion; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 95: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new fire and
police station in the city of Blue Earth; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 96: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a new fire and police station in the city of Blue Earth.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 97: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 98: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds for
improvements to marked Trunk Highway 65.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 99: 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 Sparks and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 100: 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 Rest, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 101: A bill for an act relating to time; abolishing daylight savings time; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, section 645.071.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Hottinger, Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 102: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; adopting certain model penal code provisions
relating to criminal responsibility of persons with a mental disease or defect; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 611.026.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Marty, Anderson, Foley and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 103: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for "clean money" campaigns funded
without special interest money; expanding certain definitions; requiring certain campaign finance reports
to be filed and published electronically; requiring notice of independent expenditures; requiring reports of
excess spending by candidates who do not agree to limit spending; reducing certain contribution limits and
spending limits; limiting independent expenditures by political parties on behalf of their own candidates as
a condition of receiving a public subsidy; imposing campaign contribution and spending limits on political
party caucuses as a condition of receiving a public subsidy; limiting multicandidate expenditures by
political parties; increasing public subsidies for candidates who agree to lower contribution limits;
increasing spending limits and public subsidies to respond to independent expenditures and excess
spending by nonparticipating candidates; repealing the income tax checkoff for election campaigns;
increasing the maximum political contribution refund from $50 to $100; imposing criminal penalties;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 9, 18, 21; 10A.02,
subdivision 11a; 10A.14, subdivision 2; 10A.20, subdivisions 2, 6b, by adding subdivisions; 10A.25,
subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, by adding subdivisions; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivisions 1, 11, by
adding subdivisions; 10A.275, subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivisions 1, 2; 10A.315; 10A.322; 200.02, by
adding a subdivision; 290.06, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
10A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.25, subdivision 6; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 4,
5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 10, 10a, 10b, and 11.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 104: A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; providing that acceptance of large
campaign contributions by certain elected officials creates a conflict of interest on issues related to the
contributor; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 10A.07, subdivision 1, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 105: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance and public disclosure; increasing the
public's right to know; requiring disclosure of economic interests of independent contractors and
consultants; changing certain definitions; requiring disclosure of the costs of lobbying; requiring certain
reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 5, 21, 33; 10A.04, subdivisions
4, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 106: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and to
better public land and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for natural
resource and environment projects; authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 107: A bill for an act relating to predatory offenders; requiring offenders without a primary
address to register under the predatory offender registration law; clarifying the disclosure of information
on predatory offenders under the community notification law; moving definitions in the predatory offender
registration law; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 243.166;
244.052, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 243.166, subdivisions 1, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 108: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting tobacco use in certain public institutions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 144.414, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004,
section 246.0141.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 109: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the provider tax paid by federally
qualified health centers and rural health clinics; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 110: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution to provide for a
unicameral legislature; changing article IV; article V, sections 3, 5; article VIII, section 1; article IX,
sections 1, 2; article XI, section 5; providing by law for a unicameral legislature of 135 members;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 111: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII,
section 6; proposing lowering the age of eligibility to hold office.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 112: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; providing a life penalty for most first degree
criminal sexual conduct crimes; creating indeterminate sentences and mandatory life sentences for second
degree criminal sexual conduct and certain third and fourth degree criminal sexual conduct crimes;
creating a criminal sexual predatory conduct crime; establishing minimum sentences for certain sex
offenses; 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 assess risk levels and presumptive sentences for certain offenses;
requiring the commissioner of corrections to establish criteria and procedures for reviewing offenders'
petitions for release; exempting the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board and certain responsibilities of
the commissioner of corrections from rulemaking; specifying that the Open Meeting Law does not apply
to meetings and hearings of the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board; instructing the revisor to
renumber various statutes; repealing various laws pertaining to sex offenders; making various technical
and conforming changes; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
13D.01, subdivision 2; 14.03, subdivision 3; 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;
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 Larson, Ruud, Koering and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 113: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Staples campuses of Central Lakes College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 114: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Purple Heart Memorial Highway;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Michel, Kelley, Larson, Pogemiller and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 115: A bill for an act relating to a University of Minnesota football stadium; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 116: A bill for an act relating to gambling; appropriating money for compulsive gambling
prevention and education.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 117: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting public personal rapid transit systems
from certain taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.05,
subdivision 1; 297A.61, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Neuville, Ranum, Foley, Day and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 118: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Phase 1 of the expansion at MCF-Faribault and for the addition of a prison
industries building at MCF-Faribault.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 119: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset
preservation at the Heritage Hjemkomst Center in the city of Moorhead; authorizing the sale of state
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Larson and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 120: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing an additional benefit for certain
teachers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 121: A bill for an act relating to education funding; providing for payment of the full cost of
school breakfast and lunch special diets based on religious beliefs of students; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2004, sections 124D.111, subdivision 1; 124D.1158, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 122: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to the Office of Educational
Accountability through the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 120B.31,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Koering, Foley, Berglin and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 123: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; increasing the penalty for certain interference with
privacy offenses; providing a penalty for engaging in a pattern of conduct involving interference with
privacy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.746, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Betzold; Johnson, D.E.; Foley; Jungbauer and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 124: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Northstar Rail Corridor.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 125: A bill for an act relating to taxation; adjusting long-term care insurance credit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 126: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating gift certificates and gift
cards; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 127: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for a rate increase determination for the
Ramsey County nursing facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 256B.431, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ranum, Neuville, Foley, Berglin and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 128: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; appropriating money for
certain deficiencies within the criminal justice system.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Neuville, Foley, Berglin and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 129: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; appropriating money for
the public defender deficiency.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Gaither, Limmer, Hann and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 130: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for median safety barriers on I-494 and Highway 169.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville, Day, Murphy and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 131: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Mill Towns State Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ourada and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 132: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School
District No. 883.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 133: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kierlin and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 134: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for historic Forestville.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kierlin and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 135: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; directing commissioner of public safety to
issue special motorcycle license plate for Persian Gulf War veterans; making technical and clarifying
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 168.123, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kierlin and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 136: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 137: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Caledonia to issue an on-sale
intoxicating liquor license for events at the Four Seasons Center.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 138: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a state trail;
authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 139: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Rushford Institute for Nanotechnology, Inc. in Rushford.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 140: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring Independent School District No. 621,
Mounds View, to use proceeds from sale of property to prevent school closings in the district.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 141: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for classification of parcels as
both homestead and nonhomestead for purposes of class rates and the homestead market value credit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 273.124, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 142: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing certain school districts to levy for
school bus purchases.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 143: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing minimum ethanol content required for
gasoline sold in the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 239.761, subdivision 4; 239.791,
subdivision 1; 296A.01, subdivisions 2, 25.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Kelley, Saxhaug, Hann and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 144: A bill for an act relating to education policy; requiring outcome standards for
supplemental service providers.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 145: A bill for an act relating to education policy; Perpich Center for Arts Education; allowing
for charter school sponsorship and electronic board meetings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections
124D.10, subdivision 3; 129C.10, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 146: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating benefit terminations or
denials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 147: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
construct a new bridge on marked Trunk Highway 64 near the city of Akeley.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 148: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for extension of the Paul Bunyan Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 149: A bill for an act relating to firearms; authorizing the use of silencers to muffle discharges
of firearms for natural resource wildlife control; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.66,
subdivisions 1h, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ruud and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 150: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that driver's licenses of certain sex
offenders be permanently revoked; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 631.40, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 151: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Minneapolis Veterans Home.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 152: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring that mobile telephones used in
motor vehicles be hands-free; providing a defense; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 153: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring presidential electors to vote by public
ballot and speak aloud the name of the candidates for whom they are voting; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, section 208.08.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Frederickson, Belanger, Kierlin, Vickerman and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 154: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions regarding
medical assistance liens; eliminating recovery efforts for alternative care services; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1h, 1i, 1j, 2, 3, 4;
514.981, subdivision 6; 524.3-805; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 256B.15, subdivision 1g;
514.991; 514.992; 514.993; 514.994; 514.995.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.