State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, February 23, 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 Marty and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2217: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; modifying provisions relating to the
standard of conduct for directors, officers, governors, and managers of corporations and limited liability
companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 302A.251, subdivisions 1, 5; 302A.361;
322B.663, subdivisions 1, 5; 322B.69.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Murphy, Vickerman, Wiger, Dille and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2218: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing a property tax exemption for the
homestead of a permanently and totally disabled veteran or the veteran's spouse; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 273.13, subdivision 22.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Wergin, Hann and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 2219: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; authorizing the recovery of attorney fees by
funeral providers in actions to recover costs of services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 149A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2220: A bill for an act relating to retirement; city of Hopkins; authorizing the Hopkins
Volunteer Firefighter Relief Association to offer an alternative interest rate amount on deferred lump
service pensions as a demonstration project; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 12, article
12, section 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2221: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying swimming pool requirement for high
school diving competitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 128C.05, subdivision
1a.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Stumpf, Lourey and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2222: A resolution memorializing Minnesota's Congressional Delegation to authorize an
increase in the existing Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) reservation fee to be
allocated to Minnesota's Permanent School Fund.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2223: A bill for an act relating to government data; classifying data relating to the Department
of Employment and Economic Development; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 13.47, subdivision 4; 13.598, as amended; 270B.14, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 268.19, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13.475.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Sams, Saxhaug, Langseth, Dille and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2224: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing grants to municipalities for
wastewater treatment projects needed to meet total maximum daily load plan requirements; authorizing
sale of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.182, subdivision
2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2225: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an employment option for persons
committed to a sexual psychopathic personality treatment center; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2226: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the Department of Human
Services to contract for a review of fee-for-service medical assistance and general assistance medical care
payments for inpatient hospital services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators McGinn, Kleis, Pappas, Knutson and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2227: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for validation of school district
superintendent employment contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.143, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2228: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public
Employees Retirement Association; authorizing a onetime second chance actuarial equivalent optional
retirement annuity election in certain instances.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2229: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association;
permitting a onetime second chance actuarial equivalent optional retirement annuity election; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 353.30, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Metzen, Vickerman, Pariseau, Murphy and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2230: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing for members of the
Minnesota National Guard to be considered nonresidents for income tax purposes while in active service;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pogemiller and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2231: A bill for an act relating to peace officers; clarifying when a peace officer may recoup
attorney fees and costs in a civilian complaint proceeding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
471.44, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kelley, Senjem, Michel and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2232: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying and simplifying referendum
ballot questions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 126C.17, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Senjem, Dille, Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2233: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring a study on the effect of importation of
Manitoba hydropower on the development of renewable energy sources and related economic
development in Minnesota; appropriating money.

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

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2234: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for staff development
for school districts with schools not making adequate yearly progress; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.61, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Cohen, Senjem, Kubly, Solon and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2235: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to create the
Minnesota Shubert Center in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Olson, Murphy, Jungbauer, Marty and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2236: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions relating to warrantied
sewage treatment systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 115.55, subdivision 9; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 115.55, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kiscaden, Pariseau, Rosen, Larson and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 2237: 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 Larson and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 2238: A bill for an act relating to animals; imposing restrictions on the possession of certain
animals; requiring licensure and registration; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 35.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Marko, Kelley, Rest, Scheid and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2239: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for optional all-day
kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.05, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 124D.081, as amended; 126C.126.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach, Kierlin, Wergin, Gaither and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 2240: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school innovation and cooperative
planning grants; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2241: A bill for an act relating to state government operations; appropriating money for the
technology enterprise fund.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Lourey, Berglin, Betzold and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2242: A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying the implementation of a birth defects
information system; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 144.2215; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2243: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying definitions; making
technical, housekeeping, and policy changes; modifying penalty provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 176.011, subdivision 20; 268.035, subdivisions 3, 8a, 12a, 17, 20, 23a, 28, by adding a
subdivision; 268.043; 268.044, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 268.051, subdivisions 4, 7; 268.0511; 268.053,
subdivision 2; 268.057, as amended; 268.058, as amended; 268.059, subdivision 3; 268.0625, as amended;
268.064, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.065, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.085, subdivisions 2,
12, 13a, 14; 268.095, subdivisions 4, 6a; 268.101, subdivisions 2, 4; 268.103; 268.105, as amended;
268.115, subdivision 5; 268.125, subdivision 5; 268.135, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 268.145, subdivision 1;
268.18, subdivisions 2b, 6; 268.182; 268.184; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 268.035,
subdivision 15; 268.042, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.044, subdivisions 1, 1a; 268.045; 268.047, subdivision 5;
268.051, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3, 5, 6; 268.052, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.053, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.059,
subdivision 1; 268.063; 268.066; 268.067; 268.0675; 268.07, subdivision 2; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 3, 4,
5, 6; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.101, subdivisions 3, 3a; 268.18, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.186; 268.19,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.

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

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

S.F. No. 2244: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions relating to timber
sales on tax-forfeited land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 282.04, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pappas, Foley, Knutson, Ranum and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2245: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; public safety; specifically including
conduct involving sex trafficking in the promoting prostitution crime; modifying the distribution formula
for prostitution and sex trafficking-related forfeiture proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 609.321, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 609.5315, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kiscaden, Solon and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2246: A bill for an act relating to tort liability of political subdivisions; changing the municipal
liability status with respect to certain day care and child care claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 466.03, subdivision 6d, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Murphy, Ourada, Chaudhary, Vickerman and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 2247: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; reallocating fees to motorcycle safety fund
and removing funding cap; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.06, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2248: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring more detail in reports from
municipalities on building code enforcement; requiring prelicensing education of residential building
contractors; making changes in continuing education; providing homebuyers with access to information
about avoidance of moisture and other problems; permitting successful home warranty claimants to
recover attorney fees and expenses; requiring building contractors to meet personally with claimants to
discuss disputed home warranty claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 326.87, subdivision
1; 326.89, subdivision 2; 326.96; 327A.05; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 16B.685;
proposing coding for new in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2249: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; establishing a crime for interfering with
ambulance service personnel who are providing emergency care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 609.50, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Stumpf and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2250: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for evaluation of construction
aggregate located on state trust lands; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
16A.125, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Scheid, Vickerman, Wiger, Day and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2251: A bill for an act relating to zoning; providing for continuance of certain nonconforming
uses or occupancies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 462.357, subdivision 1e.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2252: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional state employees retirement plan of
the Minnesota State Retirement System; expanding the plan membership to include laundry coordinators
and delivery van drivers at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Faribault; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 352.91, subdivision 3g.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2253: A bill for an act relating to crime; requiring level III sex offenders to submit to
polygraph tests while on conditional release; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 244.05,
subdivision 6; 609.108, subdivision 6; 609.109, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Lourey and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2254: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; regulating lottery service businesses;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2255: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the rate a nursing facility may
charge a private pay resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256B.48, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2256: A bill for an act relating to criminal surcharges; permitting Ramsey County to collect
and receive a $1 criminal surcharge in order to fund Ramsey County's petty misdemeanor diversion
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 357.021, subdivisions 6, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 2257: A bill for an act relating to title insurance; providing for required premium reserves;
defining a term; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 68A.02; 68A.03, subdivision 3; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 68A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2258: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing a grant for the development of a tool
to measure the economic impact of a biodiesel fuel processing plant; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2259: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for grants to counties, rural water systems, or municipalities served by the
Lewis and Clark Rural Water System.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2260: A bill for an act relating to veterans; transferring responsibility for the veterans training
program and general responsibility for veterans educational benefits to the commissioner of veterans
affairs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 197.78, subdivision
1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 124D.97.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2261: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing the extension of a
redevelopment district in the city of Wabasha.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2262: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to design flood
mitigation measures in the city of Cannon Falls; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2263: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for cost-sharing agreements with
tribal authorities; authorizing commissioner of transportation to require electronic bids for highway
contracts valued at $5,000,000 or more; providing for or changing expiration of certain
transportation-related committees; authorizing local governments to designate roads for transporting
permitted weights; providing for seasonal load restrictions on gravel roads; making technical changes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 161.32, subdivision 1b; 162.021, subdivision 5; 162.07,
subdivision 5; 162.09, subdivision 2; 162.13, subdivision 3; 169.832, by adding a subdivision; 169.87,
subdivision 2; 174.52, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 161.368; 162.02,
subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 174.55, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2264: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying parental contributions for the
cost of services for children with mental retardation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 252.27, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sparks, Larson, Sams and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2265: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; clarifying the status of industrial loan
and thrift companies that accept deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 53.01.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Marty and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2266: A bill for an act relating to environment; clarifying remediation fund expenditures;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 115B.20, subdivision 2; 473.845, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2267: A bill for an act relating to long-term care insurance coverage; expanding the public
employees group long-term care insurance program; requiring a new request for bids; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 43A.318, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Sams, Saxhaug, Rosen and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2268: A bill for an act relating to manufactured home parks; clarifying certain requirements
relating to collection of utility charges as rent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 327C.02,
subdivision 2; 327C.04, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Kelley, Rosen, Anderson, Higgins and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2269: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the Minnesota
development account; appropriating money for development, biotechnology, and science projects;
authorizing state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116J.571; 116J.572, subdivisions 2,
4; 116J.573, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 116J.574, subdivision 2; 116J.575, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Rosen, Kelley, Anderson, Higgins and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2270: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the amount of tax credits or exemptions
that may be awarded in a biotechnology and health sciences industry zone; amending Minnesota Statutes
2003 Supplement, section 469.335.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rosen, Kelley, Anderson, Higgins and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2271: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing assistance to Minnesota
businesses seeking federal contracts; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman, Chaudhary, Vickerman, Knutson and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2272: A bill for an act relating to crimes; requiring law enforcement agencies to return
personal property seized if criminal charges are not filed within 90 days; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Wergin, Vickerman, Wiger and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2273: A bill for an act relating to real property; local planning and zoning; authorizing
municipalities to require the dedication of land for public purposes; providing certain terms and conditions
for the dedication; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 462.358, subdivision 2b, by adding a
subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 462.353, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Vickerman, Wiger, Day and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2274: A bill for an act relating to zoning; providing certain limitations on municipal interim
ordinances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 462.355, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2275: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to fund grants for the
deaf and hard-of-hearing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Frederickson, Neuville, Pappas and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2276: A bill for an act relating to higher education; authorizing certain institutions to prepare a
report on offering doctoral degrees or programs.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2277: A bill for an act relating to minors; establishing standards and procedures for the
emancipation of minors; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260D.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 2278: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing housing districts
containing certain mixed-income occupancy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 469.1761, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2279: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for county
roadwork in Roseau County; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2280: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement plan; providing a
two-year exemption from reemployed annuitant earnings limitation for certain metropolitan airport police
officers.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2281: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing cities to establish water submetering
programs and to finance water programs with revenue obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 471.342, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Anderson, Stumpf, Saxhaug, Langseth and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2282: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the adult basic education
formula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 124D.52, subdivision 3; 124D.531,
subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bachmann and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2283: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; requiring that the grant period for a flood
mitigation project grant to the city of Stillwater be extended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Robling, Gaither and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2284: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; requiring emergency hold for a person
who is pregnant and abusing alcohol or drugs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 253B.05, subdivision 1; 253B.06, subdivision 2; 253B.07, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2285: A bill for an act relating to local government; adding to the list of unpaid special
charges for which a city may collect a service charge as a special assessment; making a conforming
change; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 504B.445, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 429.101, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Vickerman, Larson, Bakk and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2286: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Veterans Homes Board projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman, Betzold, Neuville, Knutson and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 2287: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for classification of CriMNet data;
providing public defender access to criminal justice data; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 13.03, subdivision 4; 299C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 299C.14; 299C.65,
by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 611.272; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators McGinn, Olson and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 2288: A bill for an act relating to education; delaying student progress to next grade level for
absence from school and performance below grade level; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Rosen, Anderson, Dille, Sams and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2289: A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; authorizing a transfer of funds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Day, Belanger, LeClair, Gaither and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2290: 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 Reiter, Wergin, Fischbach, Hann and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2291: 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 Marty, Kleis, Wiger and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2292: A bill for an act relating to elections; conforming disclaimer requirements for campaign
material to constitutional limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 211B.01, subdivision 2;
211B.04.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Marko and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2293: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing imposition of county wheelage
tax; limiting wheelage tax to $20 per motor vehicle; eliminating property tax levy reduction for counties
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 Marko and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2294: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing formula for allocating future
county state-aid highway funds to counties based equally on lane mileage and vehicle registration
contingent on future tax increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 162.06, by adding a
subdivision; 162.07, by adding subdivisions; 162.08, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2295: A bill for an act relating to the governor; reducing the amount appropriated for the
governor; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wiger and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 2296: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding health and safety program to include
classroom acoustics; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.57, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2297: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association; authorizing
certain members to designate their children as optional annuity beneficiaries.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2298: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the broadband
infrastructure grant program; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2299: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for enforcement for certain
aboveground petroleum storage tanks; modifying field citations procedures for petroleum storage tanks;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 115.071, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 116.073, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.