State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, March 18, 2004


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 Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2934: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the commissioner of
administration to rent out space in the state-owned building at 168 Aurora Avenue in St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2935: A bill for an act relating to elections; making certain technical changes in the Minnesota
Election Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 200.02, subdivision 20; 201.071, subdivision
1, by adding a subdivision; 201.081; 201.091, subdivision 4; 201.096; 201.11; 201.121, by adding a
subdivision; 201.14; 201.15, as amended; 201.161; 201.211; 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 203B.06,
subdivisions 4, 7; 203B.07; 203B.10; 203B.11, subdivision 1; 203B.12, subdivision 2; 203B.20; 203B.21,
subdivision 3; 203B.22; 203B.24; 204B.14, subdivision 2; 204B.16, subdivisions 1, 5; 204B.18; 204B.25,
subdivision 3; 204B.27, subdivision 3; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204C.06, subdivision 2; 204C.10; 204C.24,
subdivision 1; 204C.30, by adding a subdivision; 204D.06; 204D.23, subdivision 4; 206.64, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 203B; 204B; 204C; 205; 205A; 206;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 203B.02, subdivision 1a; Minnesota Rules, parts 8200.1200;
8200.2600; 8200.2700; 8200.2900; 8200.3550; 8200.3600; 8200.3700; 8200.3800; 8200.3900; 8200.6200;
8200.9120; 8210.0200; 8210.0225; 8210.0500; 8210.0600; 8210.0700; 8210.0800; 8210.2300; 8210.2400.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Moua; Marty; Higgins and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2936: 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 2002, sections 297F.05, subdivisions 3, 4; 297F.10, as amended; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 297F.05, subdivision 1; 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.

Senators Moua, Knutson, Ranum, Sams and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2937: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; appropriating money to the commissioners of
health and public safety for crime victim service programs and crime and sexual violence prevention
efforts.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2938: A bill for an act relating to sex offender community notification; eliminating a
restriction regarding notifications related to the location of an offender's outpatient treatment program;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 244.052, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2939: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain medical assistance
reimbursement rates for nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256B.434, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2940: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on turtle seller's
licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97C.605, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 2941: A bill for an act relating to labor; requiring the certification and regulation of crane
operators; authorizing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 184C.

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

Senators Reiter, Day, Gaither, Hann and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2942: 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 Senjem and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2943: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing uses of revenues from
certain pre-1979 districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 469.176, subdivision
1c.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fischbach and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2944: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the local government aid formula;
eliminating taconite aids from the computation of city formula aid in the local government aid formula;
increasing the appropriation for local government aid and providing the funding sources for the increased
appropriation; delaying restoration of reductions in market value homestead credit reimbursements;
reducing the amount of motor vehicle sales tax proceeds appropriated for transit; authorizing levies for
transit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.388, subdivision 7; 473.446, subdivision 1, by
adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 297B.09, subdivision 1; 477A.011,
subdivision 36; 477A.013, subdivisions 8, 9; 477A.03, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Moua, Murphy, Marty and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2945: A bill for an act relating to taxation; converting the transit pass credit to a refund and
extending it to additional employers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.06, subdivision 28.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2946: A bill for an act relating to the military; changing eligibility for membership on armory
boards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 193.29, subdivision 3; 193.30; 193.31.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2947: A bill for an act relating to veterans; striking and repealing archaic language in veterans
statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 197.03; 197.06; 197.75, subdivision 3; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 197.05; 197.75, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 197.23, subdivision 2; 197.236, subdivision 4; 197.59.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Chaudhary, Murphy, Skoglund and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2948: A bill for an act relating to crimes; establishing a crime for manufacturing, transferring,
or possessing certain semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines; providing
criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 624.712, subdivision 7, by adding a
subdivision; 624.713, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2949: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying treatment of sponsor income for
purposes of determining MinnesotaCare eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 256L.04, subdivision 10a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2950: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing the MinnesotaCare tax on wholesale drug
distributors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 295.50, subdivision 3; 295.53, subdivision 3;
295.582; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 295.53, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 295.50, subdivisions 14, 15; 295.51, subdivision 1a; 295.52, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a;
295.54, subdivisions 2, 3; 295.57, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2951: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the commissioner of corrections to
convene an end-of-confinement review committee to assess the risk level of offenders coming into
Minnesota from another state; clarifying current law requiring assessment of offenders released from
federal facilities; allowing community notification pursuant to a risk level assigned in another state;
requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to forward registration and notification information on
certain offenders to the Department of Corrections; directing the commissioner of corrections to determine
whether notification laws of other states are comparable to Minnesota's notification law; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 243.166, subdivision 9; 244.052, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 2952: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying septic system tank fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 115.551.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams, Frederickson, Saxhaug, Kelley and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2953: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; merging regulation of
cosmetology and barbering under one board; adjusting fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
154.01; 154.02; 154.03; 154.04; 154.06; 154.07, as amended; 154.08; 154.11; 154.12; 154.161,
subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 7; 154.18; 154.19; 154.21; 154.22; 154.23; 154.24; 154.25; 155A.01; 155A.02;
155A.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 7, by adding subdivisions; 155A.045, subdivision 1; 155A.05; 155A.07,
subdivisions 2, 8, by adding a subdivision; 155A.08, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 155A.09; 155A.095; 155A.10;
155A.135; 155A.14; 155A.15; 155A.16; 214.01, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 214.04, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
155A.03, subdivisions 11, 13; 155A.04; 155A.06; Minnesota Rules, part 2100.9300, subpart 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sams, Higgins, Pappas, Pogemiller and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 2954: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating
money for a statewide demonstration project of youth job skills development.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2955: A bill for an act relating to education; directing a school superintendent annually to
notify the school board where responsibility resides for administering the early childhood family education
and school readiness programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2956: A bill for an act relating to education finance; broadening the health and safety program
to include school safety costs associated with student support services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 123B.57, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 123B.57, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.