State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 26, 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 Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 2300: A bill for an act relating to redistricting; adjusting the boundary between house districts
41A and 41B to correct an error; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Koering, Wergin, Senjem, Skoe and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2301: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring tourism functions from
Department of Employment and Economic Development to Explore Minnesota Tourism; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116J.01, subdivision 5; 160.276, subdivision 5;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 15.057; 15.75, subdivision 5; 116J.011; 116J.60; 161.20,
subdivision 3; 270B.14, subdivision 13; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter
116U; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116J.01, subdivision 4; 116J.036; 116J.615; 116J.616;
116J.63, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2302: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing housing and redevelopment authorities
to pledge the full faith and credit of a governmental unit to bonds issued to finance certain housing
development projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 469.034, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2303: A bill for an act relating to taxation; removing a duration limitation on a redevelopment
tax increment financing district in the city of Minneapolis; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 11,
section 19, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2304: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that special service districts may be
managed by nonprofit corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 428A.02, subdivision 1;
428A.03, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2305: A bill for an act relating to health; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; requiring the legislature to establish a universal health care
system that guarantees health care access to all citizens.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Olson, Gaither, Hann, Kelley and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2306: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the referendum allowance
limit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.17, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2307: A bill for an act relating to apprentice training; specifying when a fee is due; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 178.12.

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

Senators Bakk, Saxhaug, Skoe and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2308: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to classify
certain loans made under the rural hospital capital improvement grant and loan program; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144.148, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2309: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the jurisprudence
examination for dentists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 150A.06, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Knutson, Foley and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2310: A bill for an act relating to crimes; clarifying issues related to calculating aggravating
factors for DWI offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169A.095; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Saxhaug, Sams, Dille and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2311: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing a procedure for the development
of total maximum daily load reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Nienow, Vickerman, Dille, Murphy and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2312: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing special veterans license plates to be
displayed on certain one-ton trucks; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 168.123, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Frederickson, Anderson, Sams, Rosen and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2313: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying bonding authority for the
Minnesota Public Facilities Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 446A.12, subdivision
1; 446A.14; 446A.17; 446A.19.

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

Senators Belanger; Neuville; Johnson, D.J. and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2314: 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 2002,
section 480B.01, subdivisions 1, 10.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ourada, Anderson, Murphy, Gaither and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2315: A bill for an act relating to radioactive waste; imposing a fee for transportation of
radioactive waste or material; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116C.731, subdivision 3.

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

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2316: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing counties and cities to impose
administrative penalties on certain speed limit law violators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
169.022; 169.99, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Sams and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2317: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating a forest management investment
fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84A.51, subdivision 2; 89.035; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2318: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the provider tax paid by federally
qualified health centers and rural health centers; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2319: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring monitoring and evaluation of
public and private wells in areas where sewage sludge is applied to agricultural land; authorizing
assessment for agency costs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 115.03, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Belanger; McGinn; Johnson, D.J. and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2320: 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.

Senators Belanger, Knutson, McGinn, Larson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2321: 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 2002, section 604.15, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Belanger, Frederickson, Pariseau and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2322: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying possession requirements for
pheasant stamps and migratory waterfowl stamps; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97A.405,
subdivision 2; 97A.473, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 97A.474; 97A.475, subdivision 5; 97B.715, subdivision 1;
97B.801; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97A.411, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dille and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2323: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing maximum state participation limits
for certain rural finance authority programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 41B.039,
subdivision 2; 41B.04, subdivision 8; 41B.042, subdivision 4; 41B.043, subdivision 1b; 41B.045,
subdivision 2; 41B.046, subdivision 5; 41B.047, subdivision 4; 41B.049, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 2324: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school board of directors;
providing for charter school student participation in school district extracurricular activities; increasing
number of eligible sponsors for charter schools; providing for charter school submission of school calendar
to the Department of Education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.49, subdivision 4;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 124D.10, subdivisions 3, 4; 124D.11, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2325: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a regional hazardous materials training facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2326: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; allowing the Perpich Center for
Arts Education to elect coverage for certain positions.

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

Senators Skoe, Murphy, Vickerman, Langseth and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2327: A bill for an act relating to highways; prohibiting commissioner of transportation from
taking certain actions at trunk highway or interstate highway rest areas.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman, Olson and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 2328: 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 Lourey, Pappas and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2329: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance income
eligibility levels; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 119B.09,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2330: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing "autism" to "autism spectrum
disorder."

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley; Anderson; Johnson, D.E.; Gaither and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2331: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; changing certain cable franchise
procedures and requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 238.08, subdivision 1, by adding
a subdivision.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2332: A bill for an act relating to commerce; the Uniform Commercial Code; regulating
breaches of warranties made with respect to remotely created items; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, sections 336.3-416; 336.3-417; 336.4-207; 336.4-208.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Hottinger; Berglin; Johnson, D.E.; Lourey and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2333: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by
adding a section; affirming that every resident of Minnesota has the right to affordable, basic health care.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Solon, Saxhaug, Foley, Sparks and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2334: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI; dedicating the sales tax receipts equal to a sales tax of one-fourth of one percent
on taxable sales for natural resource purposes; creating a heritage enhancement fund, a parks and trails
fund, and a clean water fund; establishing a Heritage Enhancement Council; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 10A.01, subdivision 35; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 85;
97A; 103F.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2335: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
prepare a preliminary plan for a second beltline around the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Vickerman, Tomassoni and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2336: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; requiring
confirmation of members; increasing the duties and compensation range of its chair; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 473.604, subdivision 1; 473.606, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 15A.0815, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 15A.0815,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Anderson, Pappas, Frederickson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2337: A bill for an act relating to employee benefits; providing that Minnesota Humanities
Commission employees are eligible for certain state benefit programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 43A.24, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas, Scheid, Solon, Ourada and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2338: A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing for conformity in license fees and
production levels for brewpubs and small brewers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 340A.301, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 2339: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for improvements to
the Shellrock River watershed; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 2340: A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating the sunset date for the purchase of
military service credit; amending Laws 2000, chapter 461, article 4, section 4, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2341: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
adding employees of the Fair Oaks Lodge, Wadena, to the privatization coverage; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 353F.02, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble, Day and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2342: A bill for an act relating to county recorders; providing that the county recorder may
accept security deposits to guarantee payment of charges; making conforming changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 386.78.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2343: A bill for an act relating to the open meeting law; permitting closed meetings to discuss
security information under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13D.05,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2344: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; requiring the state to give counties a
one-year notice prior to releasing a level 3 sex offender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
253B.185, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Sparks, Gaither, Hottinger, Anderson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2345: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; changing provisions governing interest
on deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 237.06; 325E.02.

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

Senators Sparks, Gaither, Hottinger, Anderson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2346: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; repealing certain rules of the
Department of Commerce governing telephone utilities generally and community calling plans; repealing
Minnesota Rules, parts 7810.0100, subparts 16, 17, 18, 30, 32, 33, 39; 7810.0700; 7810.3400; 7810.3500;
7810.3600; 7810.3700; 7810.3800; 7810.4200 7810.4400; 7810.4500; 7810.4600; 7810.4700; 7810.4800;
7810.5600; 7810.6900; 7810.8760; 7815.0100; 7815.0200; 7815.0300; 7815.0400; 7815.0500; 7815.0600.

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

Senators Skoglund and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2347: A bill for an act relating to corrections; amending the Interstate Compact for Adult
Offender Supervision by providing procedures for retaking and reincarceration of parolees and
probationers; delaying the repeal of the interstate compact for the supervision of parolees and probationers
to provide more transition time for adoption of rules under the new compact; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 243.1605; Laws 2002, chapter 268, section 8.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Wergin, Kierlin and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2348: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a reading record that reflects
student strengths and weaknesses in reading; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dibble, Anderson, Moua, Skoe and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2349: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain hybrid vehicles from the motor
vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297B.01, by adding a subdivision;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rosen, Sams, Frederickson, Anderson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2350: A bill for an act relating to state government; merging the Department of Economic
Security and the Department of Employment and Economic Development; making corresponding
technical and housekeeping changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 3.922, subdivision 10;
15.0591, subdivision 2; 116J.01, subdivisions 4, 5; 116J.035, subdivision 2; 116J.551; 116J.64,
subdivisions 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 116L.01, subdivision 1; 116L.05, subdivision 4;
119A.46, subdivision 8; 144.9503, subdivision 1; 171.321, subdivision 2; 181.73, subdivision 1; 216C.10;
242.39, subdivision 3; 246.56, subdivision 1; 256J.08, subdivision 52; 268.001; 268.0111, subdivision 4;
268.0122, subdivision 1; 268.29; 268.66, as amended; 268.665, as amended; 268.976, subdivision 2;
268A.01, subdivisions 5, 13; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 15.01; 15.057; 15.06,
subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 16C.05, subdivision 3; 116J.011; 116J.401; 116J.64, subdivision
6; 116J.966, subdivision 1; 116J.980, subdivision 1; 116J.994, subdivisions 9, 10; 116L.03, subdivision 7;
116M.15, subdivision 1; 248.07, subdivision 8; 256.482, subdivision 1; 256C.233, subdivision 1; 268.014;
268.022, subdivision 1; 268.363; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 10, section 2, subdivisions 1, 3;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 116L; 268A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 116J.036; 116J.414; 116J.422; 116L.04, subdivision 4; 268.0111, subdivisions 1, 2,
3a, 4a; 268.0121, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.0122, subdivisions 2, 5, 6; 268.027; 268.028; 268.029; 268.26,
subdivisions 2, 3; 268.361, subdivision 3; 268.3661; 268.551; 268.552; 268.56, subdivision 2; 268.561,
subdivision 10; 268.61, subdivision 2; 268.65, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 268.666, subdivision 5; 268.89;
268.918; 268.95; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 268.0122, subdivision 3; 268.26,
subdivision 1; 268.65, subdivision 2; 268.95, subdivision 4; 268.976, subdivision 1; Laws 2001, chapter
175, section 49; Minnesota Rules, parts 3300.0050; 3301.0180; 3301.0190; 3301.0200; 3301.0210;
3301.0220; 3301.0230; 3310.2903; 3310.2904; 3310.2905, subpart 1; 3310.2906; 3310.2907; 3310.2909;
3310.2918; 3315.0100; 3315.0202; 3315.0501, subparts 3, 4, 5; 3315.0510; 3315.0530, subpart 1;
3315.0535; 3315.0545; 3315.0555, subpart 5; 3315.0915; 3315.0920; 3315.1005, subpart 2; 3315.1015;
3315.1301, subparts 3, 6; 3315.1305; 3315.1310; 3315.1650, subpart 1; 3315.2410; 3315.2610;
3315.2750; 3315.2810, subparts 1, 3; 3315.3220, subpart 4; 3320.0010; 3320.0020; 3320.0030;
7380.0200; 7380.0210; 7380.0220; 7380.0230; 7380.0240; 7380.0500; 7380.0510; 7380.0520; 7380.0530;
7380.0540; 7380.0550; 7380.0560; 7380.0570; 7380.0580; 7380.0581; 7380.0582; 7380.0600; 7380.0610;
7380.0620; 7380.0630; 7380.0640; 7380.0650; 7380.0800; 7380.0810; 7380.0820; 7380.0830; 7380.0840.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2351: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying licensing requirements for
speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and occupational therapy practitioners; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 148.6402, by adding a subdivision; 148.6403, subdivision 5; 148.6405; 148.6428;
148.6443, subdivisions 1, 5; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 148.5161, subdivision 4;
148.5175; 148.518; 148.5193, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2352: A bill for an act relating to corrections; extension of the MINNCOR Task Force;
authorizing goals for the task force; prohibiting colleges and universities from evading purchasing
requirements by specification variation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16B.181, subdivision
2; 16B.335, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Stumpf, Langseth, Solon, Vickerman and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2353: 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.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2354: A bill for an act relating to property taxes; making adjustments in the property tax
treatment of seasonal recreational property and other residential property; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 275.025, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 126C.17, subdivision 7a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Neuville, Knutson and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2355: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing a process for community
ownership of the Minnesota Twins; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kubly, Sams, Stumpf, Murphy and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2356: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for seed availability and competition;
requiring registration of retained patented seed; setting a fee; creating an account; imposing a penalty;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 21.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Foley, Knutson, Chaudhary, Skoglund and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2357: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; defining collateral sanctions; requiring the
revisor of statutes to create a new statutory chapter containing cross-references to collateral sanction laws
located throughout Minnesota Statutes.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kleis and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2358: 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 Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2359: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating speed limit for a certain school zone.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2360: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a long-term care partnership
program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Pappas, Langseth, Frederickson and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2361: A bill for an act relating to higher education; Minnesota State Colleges and Universities;
providing for certain degrees at state universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 135A.052,
subdivision 1; Laws 2003, chapter 133, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Marty, Knutson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2362: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; restoring certain North Shore state
parks; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Marty, Dibble and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2363: A bill for an act relating to the environment; natural resources; wetlands; wetland
delineations; providing specifications for review and waivers of 401 certification under the federal Clean
Water Act; modifying environmental review to take into account relevant local plans; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 103G.2242, subdivision 2; 115.03, subdivision 4a;
116D.02, subdivision 2; 116D.04, subdivision 5a, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2364: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money to construct a permanent flood control perimeter dike along the east and south
edges of the St. Paul Downtown Airport/Holman Field.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Kiscaden, Berglin, Lourey and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2365: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the reporting system for adverse health
care events; requiring certain boards to make certain reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
147.121, subdivision 2; 147A.15, subdivision 2; 148.264, subdivision 2; 153.25, subdivision 2; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 144.7065, subdivision 10; Laws 2003, chapter 99, section 7, as
amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 147; 147A; 148; 151; 153.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Metzen and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2366: A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money to assist in the operation
and staffing of the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp at Camp Ripley.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Ruud and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2367: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; exempting certain motor vehicles used by
utilities or pipeline companies from all-terrain vehicle regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 84.92, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ruud, Rosen and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2368: A bill for an act relating to employment; re-enacting certain employment agency
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 184.22, by adding subdivisions.

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

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2369: A bill for an act relating to child support; authorizing certain administrative procedures
for redirecting child support in limited cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518.5513,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2370: A bill for an act relating to child support; providing that certain judgments are
permanent; eliminating a renewal requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 548.09,
subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 548.091, subdivision 3b.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2371: A bill for an act relating to child care; limiting payments for certain absences; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ruud and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2372: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for a determination of
unrefunded gasoline tax attributable to motor boats; requiring a report.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ruud, Sams and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 2373: 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, Larson and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2374: A bill for an act relating to higher education; making changes to postsecondary
enrollment options; requiring equivalent admission standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
135A.101, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Knutson; Limmer; Michel and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2375: 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 Wiger and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2376: A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying affirmative action provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 43A.02, by adding a subdivision; 43A.19, subdivision 1;
repealing Minnesota Rules, part 3900.0400, subpart 11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, D.E.; Langseth; Senjem and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2377: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
allocate certain spending for highway improvements equally between metropolitan district and remainder
of state; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 19, article 3, section 1, subdivisions 1, 2;
Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 19, article 3, section 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoe, Sams, Kubly, Sparks and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2378: 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 Scheid, Rest, Kiscaden and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2379: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating real estate brokers and salespersons;
making various changes in real property law; recodifying the laws and rules regulating these licensees;
making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 58.12, subdivision
1; 58.13, subdivision 1; 58.16, subdivisions 2, 4; 82.17, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 82.19,
subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; 82.195; 82.196; 82.197; 82.20, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, by adding
subdivisions; 82.21, by adding subdivisions; 82.22, subdivisions 6, 8, 12, 13, by adding subdivisions;
82.24, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding subdivisions; 82.27, by adding a subdivision; 513.55, subdivision 1;
515B.4-101; 515B.4-102; 515B.4-106; 515B.4-107; 515B.4-108; 559.21, subdivision 4; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 82; 559; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 58.02,
subdivision 24; 82.22, subdivision 9; Minnesota Rules, parts 2800.0100; 2800.0200; 2800.0300;
2800.1100; 2800.1200; 2800.1300; 2800.1400; 2800.1500; 2800.1600; 2800.1700; 2800.1750; 2800.1751;
2800.1800; 2800.1900; 2800.2000; 2800.2100; 2800.2150; 2805.0100; 2805.0200; 2805.0300; 2805.0400;
2805.0500; 2805.0600; 2805.0700; 2805.0800; 2805.0900; 2805.1000; 2805.1100; 2805.1300; 2805.1400;
2805.1500; 2805.1600; 2805.1700; 2805.1800; 2805.1900; 2805.2000.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Anderson, Higgins, Gaither, Pariseau and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2380: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for metropolitan regional park acquisition and betterment.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Lourey, Dille, Solon and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2381: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring persons to refrain from smoking in certain
areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144.412; 144.413, subdivision 2, by adding
subdivisions; 144.414, as amended; 144.416; 144.4165; 144.417; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144.415.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Saxhaug, Ruud, Bakk, Skoe and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2382: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for acquisition of forest land and conservation easements to match federal
forest legacy funds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2383: A bill for an act relating to maltreatment of minors; designating the Department of
Corrections as the agency responsible for investigating allegations of alleged child maltreatment in
Department of Corrections' licensed facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 626.556,
subdivision 3c.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble, Metzen, Frederickson, Kubly and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2384: 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.

Senators Michel, Scheid, Neuville and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 2385: A bill for an act relating to civil law; reforming medical malpractice liability; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 147; 604.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dibble, Senjem and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2386: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a bidding exception for
certain federally subsidized transit facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 469.015,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Moua, Foley, McGinn, Ranum and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2387: A bill for an act relating to crimes; treating probation officers the same as correctional
employees for purposes of certain assaults; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
609.2231, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2388: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
former Sears site in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2389: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the purchase of the former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Sauk Centre.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2390: A bill for an act relating to education; extending the garage lease levy for Independent
School District No. 740, Sartell; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 4, section
29.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Larson, Belanger, Metzen and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2391: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the disclosure of certain information
to certain investigatory entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 45.027, subdivision 7a;
60A.03, subdivision 9; 60A.031, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sams, Vickerman, Frederickson, Chaudhary and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2392: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to make grants 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 Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2393: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for certain purchase money
mortgages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 507.02; 507.03.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Berglin, Lourey, Higgins and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2394: A bill for an act relating to health; nurses; modifying licensure and certification
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 148.211, subdivision 1; 148.284; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 148.212, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Murphy and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2395: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that a peace officer assigned to a
bomb squad unit may operate any vehicle or combination of vehicles while engaged in bomb squad duties;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.02, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2396: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to fund grants for
certain employment support services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble; Murphy; Johnson, D.E. and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2397: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
prepare toll facilities plan; prohibiting noncompete provisions in toll facility development agreements from
restricting or prohibiting development, design, construction, or operation of public transit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 160.84, subdivision 9; 160.86; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marko, Murphy and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2398: A bill for an act relating to highways; repealing authorization for construction of toll
roads; repealing authorization for collecting tolls for single-occupant vehicle use of high-occupancy
vehicle lanes; prohibiting imposition of tolls on existing roads or construction of new toll roads; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
160.84; 160.85; 160.86; 160.87; 160.88; 160.89; 160.90; 160.91; 160.92; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 160.93.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marko, Murphy and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2399: A bill for an act relating to highways; repealing authorization for construction of future
toll roads and bridges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 165.07, subdivision 4; 165.08,
subdivision 3; 165.13; 469.055, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 160; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 160.84; 160.85; 160.86; 160.87; 160.88; 160.89;
160.90; 160.91; 160.92; 165.08, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 160.93.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marko, Murphy, Dibble and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2400: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring insurance validation stickers on
vehicle registration plates; making clarifying changes; imposing misdemeanor penalty; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 65B.482, subdivision 1; 169.79, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision;
169.793.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Berglin, Lourey, Dille and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2401: 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.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2402: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; expanding the geographic boundaries
for local calling within the state; implementing a new policy for intercompany compensation for the
exchange of certain traffic; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Senators Marty and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2403: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; requiring the
add-back of certain deductions for certain motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2404: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing sales tax exemptions; adopting
California vehicle emissions standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 297B.03;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kubly, Higgins, Koering, Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2405: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying division of cost provisions for
medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256B.19, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moua, Pogemiller, Rest, Belanger and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2406: A bill for an act relating to taxation; insurance premiums; reducing the rate on life
insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297I.05, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 2407: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for removal and
restoration of the Rush Creek Dam.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2408: A bill for an act relating to education; including personal and family financial
management and investment education as an elective for high school graduation; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 120B.024; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2409: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Mount Itasca biathlon and cross-country ski facility; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2410: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; restoring funding for the Minnesota
Historical Society.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2411: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Health
Care Education and Training Center in the city of St. Paul; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson, Scheid, Sparks and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2412: A bill for an act relating to mortgage foreclosure; providing for a new law to regulate
foreclosure reconveyance; establishing licensure for foreclosure purchasers; adding a notice to
homeowners in foreclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 580.03; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 325E; 580.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sparks, Murphy, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2413: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating payment for overtime work;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 177.25, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2414: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing increased nursing home surcharge
on private pay residents on a certain date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
256.9657, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2415: A bill for an act relating to building codes; requiring certain modular residential
structures and prefabricated homes to be in compliance with certain building codes; requiring certain
inspections; providing for rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.