State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 29, 2004


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 Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 3007: 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 Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 3008: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; modifying the definition of
structurally substandard buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 469.174,
subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pariseau, Knutson, Bachmann, McGinn and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 3009: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; providing for increased
mandatory minimum prison sentences for persons convicted of committing certain offenses with firearms;
requiring a public awareness campaign regarding the increased sentences; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 609.11, subdivisions 5, 7, 8, 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.11,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Higgins and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 3010: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Hmong
community center in north Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rosen, Kleis and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 3011: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales of stoves that burn
certain biomass fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Robling and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3012: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state employees to reimburse the
employer for personal use of state vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16B.55,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 3013: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; clarifying that railroad property is
included in measures of commercial industrial property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
477A.011, subdivision 32.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 3014: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain personal property of an
electric generation facility is exempt from property taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
272.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 3015: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an exemption from sales and use taxation
of purchases for certain electric general facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.71, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Tomassoni and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 3016: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; extending exception for certain
wage credits earned; amending Laws 2002, chapter 380, article 1, section 3.

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