State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 8, 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.

Senators Sparks, Scheid, Belanger, Metzen and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing risk-based capital requirements for
health organizations; establishing the minimum standard of valuation for health insurance; enacting model
regulations of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; regulating loss revenue
certifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 60A.129, subdivision 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the public sale of certain
tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Mahnomen County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; classifying specific location data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13.7931, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dibble, Sams and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to employment; restoring funding cuts for a program of
supported employment for persons with severe and persistent mental illness; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Dille, Foley, Saxhaug and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a program to retain and
create jobs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to probate; allowing certain individuals to serve as a guardian
or conservator under limited circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections
524.5-309; 524.5-413.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to real estate; prohibiting restrictions on real estate use that
restrict display of flags; making attorney fees for foreclosure of association assessment liens consistent
with those permitted for mortgage foreclosures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 515.07;
515A.2-103; 515A.3-102; 515A.3-115; 515B.2-103; 515B.3-102; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 515B.3-116; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 500.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing contribution rates for the correctional
employees retirement fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 352.92, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Hottinger, Skoglund, Metzen, Tomassoni and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2595: A bill for an act relating to public employment labor relations; including certain
teachers in the definition of public employee; modifying the definition of teacher; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 179A.03, subdivision 14; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 179A.03,
subdivision 18.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts with care and
treatment facilities to bill resident school district of students in care and treatment facilities; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 125A.515, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to transit; requiring Metropolitan Council to spend a percentage
of its fiscal year 2005 expenditures for Metro Mobility on a taxi fare subsidy program for certified Metro
Mobility users; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 19, article 1, section 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug, Neuville and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring the commissioner of corrections to
issue a request for proposals for housing individuals committed to the custody of the commissioner in
private prisons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 241.01, subdivision 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
creating a postsentencing officers and emergency dispatchers retirement plan; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 3.85, subdivisions 11, 12; 353.01, subdivision 2b; 355.01, by
adding subdivisions; 355.02, subdivision 3; 356.20, subdivision 2; 356.215, subdivisions 8, 11; 356.30,
subdivision 3; 356.302, subdivision 7; 356.303, subdivision 4; 356.315, by adding a subdivision; 356.465,
subdivision 3; 356.555, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 352.01, subdivision
2b; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353G.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ourada and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act relating to highways; providing for county board approval of certain
preliminary plats and initial plat filings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 505.03, subdivision 2;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 162.02, subdivisions 8, 8a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marty, Lourey and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a certificate of authority for pharmacy
benefits managers; requiring the disclosure of financial information and arrangements related to
prescription drug purchasing; providing for enforcement; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 151.061, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 151A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Kiscaden, Dibble and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying medical assistance, general assistance
medical care, and MinnesotaCare programs; providing for determination of health care provider tax rates;
increasing the tax on tobacco products; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
256B.055, by adding a subdivision; 256B.057, by adding a subdivision; 295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, by
adding a subdivision; 297F.05, subdivisions 3, 4; 297F.10, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, sections 256B.057, subdivisions 1, 2; 256B.0625, subdivisions 9, 13e; 256B.76; 256D.03,
subdivision 4; 256L.03, subdivision 1; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 297F.05, subdivision 1; 297F.10,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256L.035.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ortman, Belanger, Gaither and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the weight of the sales factor in the
apportionment formula used in the corporate franchise tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
290.191, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.191, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring the state demographer to
provide certain demographic data to the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 47.52; 145A.02, subdivision 16; 275.62, subdivision 3; 469.174, subdivision 26; 477A.011,
subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 4A.02; 134.201, subdivision 5; 275.14;
373.40, subdivision 1; 473.146, subdivision 1; 477A.0124, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 473.241.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a mental health screening when a
student is suspended from school for more than ten school days in a school year; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 121A.61, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing reserve funding for the state
grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16A.152, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes
2003 Supplement, section 136A.121, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Belanger, Sparks, Cohen and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating a law enforcement agency to deal with
insurance fraud; prescribing its powers and duties; establishing insurance assessments to fund the
insurance fraud prevention account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 45.0135, subdivision 6,
by adding subdivisions; 626.84, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 45.0135,
subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying cable communications laws;
making technical and clarifying revisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 238.02,
subdivision 3; 238.03; 238.08, subdivisions 3, 4; 238.081; 238.083, subdivisions 2, 4; 238.084, subdivision
1; 238.11, subdivision 2; 238.22, subdivision 13; 238.23; 238.24, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 9, 10; 238.242,
subdivisions 1, 3; 238.25, subdivisions 5, 10; 238.35, subdivisions 1, 4; 238.36, subdivision 2; 238.39;
238.40; 238.43, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 238.01; 238.02, subdivisions 2,
17, 18, 19, 25; 238.082; 238.083, subdivisions 3, 5; 238.084, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 238.12, subdivision 1a;
238.15; 238.35, subdivisions 2, 3; 238.36, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Ranum, Olson and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to education; including a mental health community
representative on a community transition team; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 125A.22.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a study of alternatives for providing
regulatory oversight of nursing homes.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Knutson, Dille, McGinn and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting operation of motor vehicle
with child between ages of four and eight not properly fastened in a booster seat; making conforming
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.685, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing an eligibility provision in the
prescription drug discount program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256.954,
subdivisions 4, 6, 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256.954, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Scheid, Reiter, Gaither and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association; increasing
the minimum premium rate; authorizing a reduced premium rate for participation in a disease management
program; phasing out Medicare-extended basic supplement plans; requiring two rejections before eligible
for a state plan; clarifying eligibility if employer-sponsored coverage is available; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 62E.02, subdivision 13; 62E.10, subdivisions 2, 10; 62E.141; Minnesota Statutes
2003 Supplement, sections 62E.08, subdivision 1; 62E.091; 62E.12; 62E.14, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to counties; requiring a county to provide funding for a
museum in certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 373.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the Minnesota family investment
plan family cap; repealing Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 14, article 1, sections 37, 38.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; requiring landlords to notify tenants if
a rental unit may have been the site of unlawful controlled substance manufacture; providing a remedy for
tenants who do not receive such notice; requiring law enforcement to notify landlords of certain controlled
substance law enforcement activity; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 152,
504B.

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

Senators Sams, Lourey, Sparks, Higgins and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for patient protections; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62A.60; 62J.71, subdivision 3; 62J.80; 62M.05, subdivisions 3a, 3b;
62M.07; 62M.09, subdivision 3; 62Q.53, subdivisions 1, 2; 62Q.58, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions;
62Q.73, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Kierlin, Senjem, Belanger and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing local option sales taxes; limiting scope;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 297A.99, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 477A.016; Minnesota Statutes
2003 Supplement, section 297A.99, subdivisions 5, 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
297A.99, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kiscaden, Senjem, Murphy, Ourada and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to make
available certain appraisals in eminent domain actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 117.036, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Scheid, Larson, Michel and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to fire insurance; prescribing certain notice requirements;
amending provisions regulating township mutual combination policies; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 65A.01, subdivision 3c; 67A.191.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Rosen, Sams, Dille, Langseth and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for exemptions from
environmental review for ethanol plants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
116D.04, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sparks, Metzen and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing criminal penalties involving
the transmission of certain e-mail messages; classifying a violation of this provision as a designated
offense in the forfeiture laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.531, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Senators Kiscaden, Stumpf and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 2623: A bill for an act relating to education; amending the length of teacher contracts;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 122A.40, subdivisions 7, 8; 122A.41, subdivisions 4, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Rosen, Hann, Hottinger, Larson and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2624: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for immunity from liability for school
district and district employee notification of students with a history of violent behavior; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 121A.75, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 121A.64.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 2625: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for a rate increase determination for the
Martin County nursing facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256B.431, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marko, Murphy and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2626: A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; extending certain leasing authority.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2627: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for
military pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing imposition of county wheelage
tax following voter approval; limiting wheelage tax to $20 annually per motor vehicle; eliminating
property tax levy reduction for each county imposing a wheelage tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 163.051, subdivisions 1, 2a, 3, 4, 7; 168.011, subdivision 6; 168.013, subdivision 1; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 163.051, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
163.051, subdivisions 5, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2629: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a State Board of Education;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 127A.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
127A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams, Vickerman, Langseth, Stumpf and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for water and soil resource
management.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to labor relations; establishing certain rights for workers in the
meatpacking industry; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179.

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

Senators Saxhaug, Solon and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation; providing for the
name of the agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 298.22, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Belanger, Michel, Knutson, Ortman and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2633: 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 Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to education finance; granting flexibility in the uses of revenue
for the advanced placement and international baccalaureate programs; amending Laws 2003, First Special
Session chapter 9, article 2, section 55, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Cohen, Wiger, Kelley, Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2635: 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 Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing a nursing facility payment rate;
amending Minnesota 2002, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring vehicles to be driven in
right-hand lane with exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.18, subdivisions 7, 10;
171.13, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to education; amending prekindergarten through grade 12
education and early childhood and family education budget provisions; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 119A.46, subdivisions 2, 3, 8; 123A.05, subdivision 2; 124D.68,
subdivision 9; 124D.69, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivisions 5, 7, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 119A.46, subdivision 1; 124D.095, subdivision 8; 124D.11,
subdivisions 1, 2; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 127A.47, subdivisions 7, 8; Laws 2003, First Special Session
chapter 9, article 2, section 55, subdivision 16; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 6,
section 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to human services; council on disability; permitting the council
to meet by telephone or electronic means if certain conditions are met; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 256.482, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley, Knutson, Murphy and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to correctional officer safety; establishing an expedited process
for the nonconsensual collection of a blood sample from an inmate when a corrections employee is
significantly exposed to the potential transfer of a bloodborne pathogen; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 241.336, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kelley and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a task force to study the delivery and
funding of special education.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Wiger, Dibble, Pappas, Scheid and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the election of the
Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09,
subdivision 6a; 10A.25, subdivision 2; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.315; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivision 1;
15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivisions 1, 1a; 204B.11, as amended;
204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6;
204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision 3;
375.09, subdivision 1; 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 353D.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 10A; 204D; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3a;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 473.123, subdivision 3; Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1,
section 8; Laws 2003, chapter 8, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for acquisition of property for
transportation purposes; modifying provisions relating to section and quarter-section markers; providing
for conveyances of certain lands; acquiring right-of-way from common interest ownership communities;
turning back Route No. 268 of the trunk highway system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
117.085; 160.15; 161.442; 515B.1-107; 515B.3-102; 515B.3-112; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 13.44, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 161; 174;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 117.036; 161.115, subdivision 199.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Vickerman, Stumpf and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to water; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to
obtain permits for construction activities in watershed districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
103D.345, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy, Dille, Koering and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying interest rates and priority for the
agricultural shared savings loan program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 17.115, subdivisions
2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Anderson, Bakk and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying state dislocated worker program
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116L.17, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 116L.17, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
116L.17, subdivision 7.

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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of St. Paul to
participate in the creation of, and to contract with, a nonprofit organization for management and operation
of the RiverCentre complex.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
Independent School District No. 2172, Kenyon-Wanamingo.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a postsecondary study-abroad
grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Sams and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring debt collection agency employees to be
registered instead of licensed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 332.33; 332.335, subdivision 1;
332.35; 332.37; 332.395; 332.40; 332.41; 332.42; 332.43, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to tax shelters; limiting the property tax exemption for property
used in certain tax shelter transactions; prohibiting political subdivisions from engaging in tax shelter
transactions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 272.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 465.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing a valuation exclusion for new or
refurbished individual sewage treatment systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.11, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to insurance; amending retaliatory provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 60A.14, subdivision 2; 297I.05, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Stumpf, Anderson and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an exemption from sales tax for
geothermal equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Dibble, Hottinger, Anderson and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for carsharing;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing milk producer payments to beginning
milk producers; establishing a dairy modernization grant program; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Lourey and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to human services; decreasing the county share of financial
responsibility for precommitment confinement costs for sexually dangerous persons and persons with
sexual psychopathic personalities; appropriating money for reimbursements to counties for these costs;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 253B.185, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moua, Rest, Foley and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to prevention of abortion, unintended pregnancies, and sexually
transmitted infection; increasing access to family planning services; expanding educational efforts to
prevent unintended pregnancies; increasing wholesome after-school activities for youth; requiring
development of a plan to ensure comprehensive family life and sexuality education; creating after-school
enrichment programs; requiring the provision of contraceptive information; creating a family planning
Web site; modifying the ENABL program; establishing regional training sites for comprehensive family
life and sexuality education in schools; requiring family planning information be provided to MFIP
recipients; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 145.925, subdivision 9;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 145.4243; 145.9255, subdivisions 1, 4; 256J.45,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 124D; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Chaudhary, Scheid, Marko, Metzen and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to prevention of abortion, unintended pregnancies, and sexually
transmitted infection; increasing access to family planning services; expanding educational efforts to
prevent unintended pregnancies; increasing wholesome after-school activities for youth; requiring
development of a plan to ensure comprehensive family life and sexuality education; creating after-school
enrichment programs; requiring the provision of contraceptive information; creating a family planning
Web site; modifying the ENABL program; establishing regional training sites for comprehensive family
life and sexuality education in schools; requiring family planning information be provided to MFIP
recipients; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 145.925, subdivision 9;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 145.4243; 145.9255, subdivisions 1, 4; 256J.45,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 124D; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Skoglund, Betzold, Kelley, Higgins and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to prevention of abortion, unintended pregnancies, and sexually
transmitted infection; increasing access to family planning services; expanding educational efforts to
prevent unintended pregnancies; increasing wholesome after-school activities for youth; requiring
development of a plan to ensure comprehensive family life and sexuality education; creating after-school
enrichment programs; requiring the provision of contraceptive information; creating a family planning
Web site; modifying the ENABL program; establishing regional training sites for comprehensive family
life and sexuality education in schools; requiring family planning information be provided to MFIP
recipients; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 145.925, subdivision 9;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 145.4243; 145.9255, subdivisions 1, 4; 256J.45,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 124D; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Ranum, Wiger, Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to prevention of abortion, unintended pregnancies, and sexually
transmitted infection; increasing access to family planning services; expanding educational efforts to
prevent unintended pregnancies; increasing wholesome after-school activities for youth; requiring
development of a plan to ensure comprehensive family life and sexuality education; creating after-school
enrichment programs; requiring the provision of contraceptive information; creating a family planning
Web site; modifying the ENABL program; establishing regional training sites for comprehensive family
life and sexuality education in schools; requiring family planning information be provided to MFIP
recipients; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 145.925, subdivision 9;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 145.4243; 145.9255, subdivisions 1, 4; 256J.45,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 124D; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Solon, Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to prevention of abortion, unintended pregnancies, and sexually
transmitted infection; increasing access to family planning services; expanding educational efforts to
prevent unintended pregnancies; increasing wholesome after-school activities for youth; requiring
development of a plan to ensure comprehensive family life and sexuality education; creating after-school
enrichment programs; requiring the provision of contraceptive information; creating a family planning
Web site; modifying the ENABL program; establishing regional training sites for comprehensive family
life and sexuality education in schools; requiring family planning information be provided to MFIP
recipients; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 145.925, subdivision 9;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 145.4243; 145.9255, subdivisions 1, 4; 256J.45,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 124D; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the design and construction of a new vocational education building at
MCF-Red Wing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2664: A bill for an act relating to regional development commissions; requiring a regional
development commission to contract with local units of government and another commission in order to
conduct services in another region; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 462.391, subdivisions 10,
11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on off-highway
vehicle trail designation; modifying restitution requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 84.780; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to human rights; changing provisions for charge processing;
allowing the department to seek sanctions; authorizing release of protected data in certain cases; repealing
the 180-day hearing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 363A.28, subdivision 6;
363A.35, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 363A.29, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2667: 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 2003 Supplement, sections 256B.15, subdivision 1; 514.981, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2668: 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 2002, section 611.026.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring certain duties of the
Minnesota Zoological Board to the Minnesota Zoo Foundation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 85A.02, subdivision 5a; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 43A.24, subdivision 2;
352D.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Joint Plant
Pathology Center at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Nienow, Wergin, Lourey and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2671: A bill for an act relating to energy; expanding definition of qualified on-farm biogas
recovery facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 216C.41, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2672: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to implement the pharmaceutical care demonstration project upon federal approval; appropriating
money; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 14, article 12, section 99.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2673: A bill for an act relating to prevention of abortion, unintended pregnancies, and sexually
transmitted infection; increasing access to family planning services; expanding educational efforts to
prevent unintended pregnancies; increasing wholesome after-school activities for youth; requiring
development of a plan to ensure comprehensive family life and sexuality education; creating after-school
enrichment programs; requiring the provision of contraceptive information; creating a family planning
Web site; modifying the ENABL program; establishing regional training sites for comprehensive family
life and sexuality education in schools; requiring family planning information be provided to MFIP
recipients; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 145.925, subdivision 9;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 145.4243; 145.9255, subdivisions 1, 4; 256J.45,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 124D; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to economic development; regulating business subsidies;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116J.994, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 116J.994, subdivisions 4, 9.

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