State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 19, 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.

Senators Murphy, McGinn, Sparks and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2084: A bill for an act relating to peace officers; providing increased reimbursement for
bullet-resistant vests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 299A.38, subdivisions 2, 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Pogemiller and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2085: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association;
revising authority to set executive secretary salary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 423C.03, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, Scheid, Betzold, Marty and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2086: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school districts to levy for
certain unreimbursed pupil transportation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.92, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2087: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for Independent School
District No. 621, Mounds View, to pay for its share of the construction costs of a maintenance facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2088: A bill for an act relating to public employment in the kindergarten through grade 12
public school system; establishing procedures and standards for contracting with private entities for the
provision of services that have been, or otherwise would be, provided by public employees in the
kindergarten through grade 12 public school system; providing for public accountability; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2089: A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying definitions and license requirements for
podiatric medicine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 153.01, subdivision 2; 153.16,
subdivisions 1, 2; 153.19, subdivision 1; 153.24, subdivision 4; 153.25, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota
Rules, parts 6900.0020, subparts 3, 3a, 9, 10; 6900.0400.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2090: A bill for an act relating to water; creating a certification program for new wastewater
treatment technology; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
115.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2091: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring pharmacists to disclose the cost of
prescriptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville, Pariseau, Murphy and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2092: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Mill Towns State Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville, Ruud, Ranum and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2093: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for lifetime probation for certain
repeat offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.1095, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2094: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing Independent School District No. 51, Foley, to make a fund transfer.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville, Hottinger, Hann, Marty and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 2095: A bill for an act relating to judges; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article IV, section 12; article VI, sections 7 and 8; providing for appointment and
reappointment of judges by the governor with advice and consent of the senate; providing for
recommendations regarding appointments by a senate commission; providing for recommendations
regarding reappointments by the merit selection commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
2.722, subdivision 4; 10A.01, subdivision 10; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.11, as amended; 204D.02,
subdivision 1; 204D.11, subdivision 5; 480.01, by adding a subdivision; 480A.02, subdivisions 3, 5, by
adding a subdivision; 480B.01, subdivisions 1, 11, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 480B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 204B.06, subdivision 6;
204B.34, subdivision 3; 204B.36, subdivisions 4, 5; 204D.11, subdivision 6; 480A.02, subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kleis, Day, Neuville, Olson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2096: A bill for an act relating to the senate; prohibiting action on confirmation of an
appointment after adjournment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 15.066, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Cohen, Kierlin and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2097: A bill for an act relating to finance; clarifying division of proceeds of sale of state bond
financed property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16A.695, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Larson, Kiscaden, Kierlin, Gaither and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2098: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions;
making adjustments to previous bond authorizations; authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16A.671, subdivision 3; 116J.571; 116J.572, subdivisions 2,
4; 116J.573, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 116J.574, subdivision 2; 116J.575, subdivision 1; Laws 2002, chapter
393, section 19, subdivision 2; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 15.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville, Kierlin, Rosen and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2099: A bill for an act relating to corrections; creating a Conditional Release Board with the
authority to order the conditional release of certain nonviolent controlled substance possessors, if the
release of these offenders does not pose a danger to the public or any individual; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Bakk; Tomassoni; Johnson, D.E.; Cohen and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2100: 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 Kiscaden, Senjem, Tomassoni, Kelley and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2101: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring the special education program
growth factors; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 125A.76,
subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 1; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 3, section 20,
subdivisions 2, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Senjem, Tomassoni, Kelley and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2102: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing a school district to levy 100 percent of
certain lease projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Berglin, Kiscaden, Lourey and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2103: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the nursing facility survey process;
establishing a quality improvement program; requiring annual quality improvement reports; requiring the
commissioner of health to seek federal waivers and approvals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 144A.10, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2104: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of up to $2,524,000 in state
trunk highway bonds for the East Two Rivers project near the city of Tower; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, Solon, Saxhaug and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2105: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the production tax rate of certain direct
reduced ore; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 298.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Vickerman, Lourey, Dille and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 2106: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for mental health counseling
for farm families; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 2107: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a trial period of student
transportation fees.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hann, Rosen and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2108: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain net worth requirements;
removing the dairy exclusion from the definition of "authorized livestock farm corporation"; providing for
transfer of feedlot permits; providing a livestock investment credit against income tax; changing certain
interim zoning and ordinance provisions and clarifying their effect; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 41B.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 41B.045, subdivision 2; 41C.02, subdivision 12; 116.07, by adding a
subdivision; 116.0711; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 394.34; 462.355, subdivision 4; 500.24,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Hann, Michel and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2109: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a teacher training program for
qualified professionals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Skoglund, Ranum, Dibble, Moua and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2110: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring integration revenue to its former
amounts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.86,
subdivision 3; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 2, section 55, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund, Anderson, Ranum, Moua and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2111: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing voluntary full-day
kindergarten; authorizing prekindergarten school readiness services for certain four-year-old students;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 2112: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing an exception to the prohibition
on asset transfers for certain charitable gifts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
256B.0595, subdivisions 1, 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kubly, Bakk, Langseth, Sparks and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2113: A bill for an act relating to the military; requiring payment of a salary differential and
continuation of benefits to school district employees who are members of the National Guard or other
military reserve units and who reported for active military duty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 471.975.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Kelley and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2114: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a public body to close a meeting to
negotiate the purchase or sale of real or personal property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
13D.05, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Nienow, Bakk, Sams and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2115: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the authorized amount expected to be
earned from an employment contract between a school board member and a school district; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.195.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sparks, Anderson, Metzen, Sams and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2116: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain state government
telemarketing and telephone center services contracts; imposing certain customer sales or service call
center requirements; prescribing a criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 16C; 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Lourey, Hottinger and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2117: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing that property used for child
care located in homestead property is assessed as part of the homestead property; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 273.124, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marko, Kleis, Dibble, Rest and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2118: A bill for an act relating to school safety; requiring rules for the Department of Public
Safety governing colors of Sam Browne belts to allow certain colors.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Bakk and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2119: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting memorial stones; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.67, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Frederickson, Koering, Kierlin, Metzen and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2120: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a water treatment facility in Burnsville.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2121: A bill for an act relating to public employment; modifying health care savings plan
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 352.98.

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

Senators Foley, Jungbauer and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2122: A bill for an act relating to Anoka County; authorizing the county to establish a
Personnel Board of Appeals.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rosen, Stumpf, Kierlin, Larson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2123: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for telecommunications/Internet access
equity aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 127A.45, subdivision 11;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Foley, Scheid and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2124: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care center licensing fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 245A.10, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Skoe, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2125: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the time that ice houses may be
on the ice in certain areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97C.355, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 2126: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying qualifications for child welfare
case managers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256F.10, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2127: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the
Northwest Hennepin Family Center in Brooklyn Park; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2128: A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for vacation of certain orders for
protection upon request of the petitioner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518B.01, subdivision
11.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Neuville, Hann, Nienow, Limmer and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 2129: A bill for an act relating to health; placing funding restrictions on individuals and
entities conducting research on human embryos and certain stem cell lines; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2130: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct a
new wastewater treatment plant and sewer and water main extensions in the city of Askov; authorizing the
sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2131: A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted
text and obsolete references; eliminating certain redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions; making
miscellaneous technical corrections to statutes and other laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
3.971, subdivision 8; 13.07; 13.461, by adding a subdivision; 13.465, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision; 13.475, subdivision 4; 13.4967, by adding a subdivision; 13.7411, subdivision 5; 15.0591,
subdivision 2; 18F.02, subdivision 2a; 60A.23, subdivision 5; 82.34, subdivision 15; 85.053, subdivision 2;
89.391; 97A.055, subdivision 4; 103B.101, subdivision 10; 115B.16, subdivision 4; 115B.18, subdivision
1; 116A.11, subdivision 1; 119A.05, subdivision 1; 126C.48, subdivision 8; 162.081, subdivision 4;
163.16, subdivision 1; 163.161; 164.05, subdivision 3; 164.08, subdivision 1; 168.12, subdivision 2d;
181.953, subdivision 1; 214.03, subdivision 1; 237.39; 256D.03, subdivision 8; 260B.175, subdivision 1;
270B.01, subdivision 8; 272.0212, subdivision 2; 273.1398, subdivisions 1, 2d, 3; 275.07, subdivision 1;
276.04, subdivision 2; 290.191, subdivision 5; 290C.04; 306.32; 325F.19, subdivision 3; 325F.69,
subdivisions 1, 4; 326.10, subdivisions 1, 7; 326.12, subdivision 2; 326.13; 326.15; 336.9-531; 344.20;
348.02; 357.021, subdivision 5; 365.59; 366.17; 368.85, subdivision 9; 385.09; 395.14; 477A.011,
subdivisions 21, 27, 35; 477A.015; 609.3452, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
sections 13.4963, subdivision 2; 18G.14, subdivisions 1, 8; 37.31, subdivision 4; 62J.692, subdivision 10;
62J.694, subdivision 1; 97A.482; 115B.31, subdivision 1; 116J.966, subdivision 1; 119B.125, subdivision
2; 127A.45, subdivision 10; 144.395, subdivision 1; 192.501, subdivision 2; 216C.41, subdivision 1;
246.014; 256.954, subdivision 3; 270B.03, subdivision 6; 273.1392; 273.1398, subdivision 4c; 297A.668,
subdivision 3; 297A.669, subdivision 16; 308B.201; 308B.311, subdivision 6; 308B.471, subdivision 2;
308B.735, subdivision 1; 365.52, subdivision 1; 469.177, subdivision 9; 469.339, subdivision 2; 473.253,
subdivision 1; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 11, article 2, section 21; Laws 2003, First Special
Session chapter 21, article 8, section 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 18.79, subdivision
11; 115B.241; 273.1398, subdivisions 1a, 2e; 275.07, subdivisions 1a, 5; Laws 2001, chapter 161, section
29; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 9; Laws 2002, chapter 364, section 15;
Laws 2002, chapter 380, article 4, section 1; Laws 2003, chapter 112, article 2, section 35; Laws 2003,
chapter 127, article 5, section 19; Laws 2003, chapter 127, article 7, section 1; Laws 2003, chapter 128,
article 2, section 13; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 3, section 4; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter
9, article 5, section 29; Minnesota Rules, parts 1220.0200; 1220.0300; 1220.0400; 1220.0500; 1220.0600;
1220.0700; 1220.0800; 1220.0900; 7380.0200; 7380.0210; 7380.0220; 7380.0230; 7380.0240.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Limmer and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2132: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing state bonds for Central Avenue and
Jefferson Highway project in Osseo; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2133: A bill for an act relating to state employment; allowing state employees to opt out of
direct deposit in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 16A.17,
subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rest, Kiscaden, Sams and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2134: A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying regulation of joint self-insurance
employee benefit plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62H.01; 62H.02; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62H.07.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Gaither, Hann, Olson, Ourada and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2135: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a high performance teacher reward
pilot project; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, Kierlin, Langseth, Senjem and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2136: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing grants to assist counties to
construct regional adult detention facilities; authorizing the issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2137: A bill for an act relating to public cemeteries; increasing the per acre ceiling amount for
the perpetual care fund from $25,000 to $35,000; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 306.41.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Scheid, Berglin, Sparks and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2138: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring that certain information be provided to
persons whose continuation health coverage is about to expire; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
62A.65, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2139: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic
formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest, Kelly, Skoglund, Ranum and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2140: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring the special education program
growth factors; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 125A.76,
subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 1; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 3, section 20,
subdivisions 2, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Knutson, Hann, Skoe and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2141: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the membership of the Commission on
National and Community Service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.385,
subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 124D.41; 124D.42, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7;
124D.43; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.42, subdivisions 3, 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Tomassoni, Kelley and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 2142: A bill for an act relating to education; encouraging administrative efficiency for family
service cooperatives; requiring an annual report to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 124D.23, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256F.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 2143: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a negotiated blended,
budget-neutral nursing facility rate in a certain county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Murphy; McGinn; Johnson, D.E.; Robling and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 2144: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying requirements for operating
motor vehicle by holder of provisional license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.055,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoe, Kierlin, Langseth, Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2145: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for conservation
easements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville, Marty, Lourey and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2146: A bill for an act relating to gambling; appropriating money for compulsive gambling
prevention and education.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 2147: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the division of costs for
ICFs/MR; requiring an ICF/MR plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256B.19,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2148: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; establishing new
methamphetamine-related crimes; requiring courts to order restitution in certain situations involving
controlled substances; creating a methamphetamine awareness and education account; imposing criminal
penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kleis, Fischbach and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 2149: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a grant to the city of
St. Cloud for land acquisition for an improved noise buffer zone around the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2150: A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying that individuals may participate in
pharmaceutical manufacturer's rebate programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62J.23,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2151: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Historic Forestville.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2152: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an exception to the lease levy
requirements for Independent School District No. 861, Winona.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moua, Anderson, Murphy and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2153: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to the city of St.
Paul to acquire land for right-of-way for Phalen Boulevard and for construction of Phalen Boulevard;
authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly; Johnson, D.E.; Vickerman; Dille and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 2154: A bill for an act relating to fuel purchased for use in certain state-owned vehicles;
requiring the use of E85 fuel in flexible-fuel vehicles; requiring periodic reports; providing sanctions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16C.135, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 2155: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for dues to the Ramsey County
League of Local Governments; amending Laws 1963, chapter 728, section 1, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2156: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a chemical
assessment team in International Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 2157: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on the operation of
off-highway vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 84.773.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Jungbauer, Reiter, Scheid, Michel and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2158: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for scholars of distinction program
expansion and administration; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Stumpf, Skoe, Langseth, Frederickson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2159: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2160: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting automobile insurers from owning
repair facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sparks, Metzen and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2161: A bill for an act relating to insurance; automobile; regulating claims practices;
prohibiting discrimination against certain collision repair shops; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 72A.201, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Anderson, Pappas, Ranum and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2162: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; providing minimum administrative
penalties for sales to underage persons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
340A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2163: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding to state parks and recreation areas.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2164: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain state park fee and
permit requirements; modifying rulemaking authority; modifying provisions for the Fort Snelling lease;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 85.052, subdivision 4; 85.054, subdivision 7, by adding a
subdivision; 85.22, subdivision 2a; 85.34, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 16B.24, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 85.34, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2165: A bill for an act relating to guardianships; specifying the authority of courts to give a
guardian the power to consent to the administration of neuroleptic medications; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 253B.092, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 524.5-313.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2166: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; amending assessor data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13.51, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lourey, Pappas, Berglin and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2167: A bill for an act relating to health; enhancing markets for dairy and other nutritional
products; regulating the availability and sale of certain beverages in public schools; prohibiting certain
provisions in contracts between beverage vendors and schools or school districts; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 123B.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Betzold, Tomassoni, Moua, Belanger and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2168: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring certain third-party purchasers to comply
with provisions authorizing transfer of the health care provider tax; requiring certain documentation of
compliance; authorizing a civil action for noncompliance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
295.582.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2169: A bill for an act relating to sexual abuse; modifying the liability of an employer of a
psychotherapist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 148A.03.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kubly, Anderson and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2170: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for inspections of food,
beverage, and lodging establishments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 157.20, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Lourey, Pogemiller, Belanger and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 2171: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for
expenses related to organ donation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 290.01,
subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2172: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII,
section 6; changing the age of eligibility to hold elective office from 21 to 18.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2173: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing for student advisory members on local
school boards; evaluating the impact of student involvement with local school boards; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.09, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2174: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate the
Detroit Lakes Regional Pavilion; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 2175: A bill for an act relating to criminal procedure; providing for criminal bail bond
forfeitures and procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 629.53; 629.63; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 629.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Marko and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 2176: A bill for an act relating to Washington County; authorizing the county to pay its
employees by direct deposit.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 2177: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; modifying the method for
determining each municipality's affordable and life-cycle housing opportunities amount; modifying the
basis on which nonparticipating municipalities may elect to participate; making conforming changes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.254, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Jungbauer, Sams, Ruud, Dille and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 2178: A bill for an act relating to municipal airports; prohibiting closure without approval of
the legislature; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 360.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2179: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to licensing provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 245A.02, subdivisions 2a, 5a, 7, 10, 14, by adding a
subdivision; 245A.03, subdivision 3; 245A.04, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions; 245A.05;
245A.06, subdivisions 2, 4; 245A.07, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3; 245A.08, subdivision 5; 245A.16, subdivision
4; 245A.22, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 241.021, subdivision 6;
245A.03, subdivision 2; 245A.04, subdivision 1; 245A.08, subdivisions 1, 2a; 245A.16, subdivision 1;
245A.22, subdivision 3; 245C.02, subdivision 18; 245C.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision;
245C.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6; 245C.08, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 245C.09, subdivision 1; 245C.13,
subdivision 1; 245C.14, subdivision 1; 245C.15, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 245C.16, subdivision 1; 245C.17,
subdivisions 1, 3; 245C.18; 245C.20; 245C.21, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 245C.22,
subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6; 245C.23, subdivisions 1, 2; 245C.25; 245C.26; 245C.27, subdivisions 1, 2;
245C.28, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 245C.29, subdivision 2; 256.045, subdivisions 3, 3b; 626.556, subdivision
10i; 626.557, subdivision 9d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2b; 245C.02, subdivision
17; Minnesota Rules, parts 9543.0040, subpart 3; 9543.1000; 9543.1010; 9543.1020; 9543.1030;
9543.1040; 9543.1050; 9543.1060; 9545.1200; 9545.1210; 9545.1220; 9545.1230; 9545.1240; 9545.1250;
9545.1260; 9545.1270; 9545.1280; 9545.1290; 9545.1300; 9545.1310; 9545.1320.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2180: A bill for an act relating to child care assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 119B.03, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2181: A bill for an act relating to the State Lottery; amending provisions relating to the
director; providing for review and approval of lottery budget; creating a task force and requiring a report;
providing for allocation and transfer of certain unclaimed prize money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 349A.02, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivision 6; 349A.15; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 349A.02, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Anderson, Kelley, Hottinger, Dibble and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 2182: A bill for an act relating to utilities; repealing sunset of provisions relating to
performance-based regulation plans; repealing requirement for a report on these plans; making technical
correction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 216B.16, subdivision 16; Laws 1997, chapter 25,
section 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 216B.1675, subdivision 13.

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

Senators Kelley, Kierlin, Stumpf, Chaudhary and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2183: A bill for an act relating to education; funding on-line learning at same rate for certain
students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.095, subdivision 8; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.095, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2184: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of certain
tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Hennepin County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2185: A bill for an act relating to gambling; proposing a constitutional amendment to article
dedicated to transportation.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2186: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
construct a new bridge on marked Trunk Highway 64 near the city of Akeley.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2187: A bill for an act relating to privacy; prohibiting the collection of Social Security
numbers by ambulance service licensees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144E.123,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2188: A bill for an act relating to education; extending the dates by when the education
commissioner must submit proposed social studies standards and when students must complete social
studies course credit requirements for graduation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pappas and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2189: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying gift ban for prescription drug
practitioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 151.461.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kleis, Koering, Jungbauer, McGinn and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 2190: 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 Skoglund, Rest, Belanger and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2191: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting possessing dangerous weapons,
replica firearms, or BB guns on youth organization property; providing penalties; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 609.66, subdivision 1d.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kiscaden, Senjem and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2192: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying authority to dispense controlled
substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 152.11, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 152.11, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Pogemiller and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2193: A bill for an act relating to health; banning certain substances after a certain date;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Chaudhary, Marty and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2194: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing for a grant to Ramsey County
for a portion of the cost of a joint maintenance facility; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Chaudhary and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2195: A bill for an act relating to public employment; expanding access to group long-term
care coverage to certain political subdivision employees; providing for exchange and protection of data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 43A.318, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Hottinger, Kiscaden, Sams and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2196: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the sunset date for the supportive
housing and managed care pilot project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256K.25, subdivision
7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2197: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing counties to decide whether to
contract for case management services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
256B.0596.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2198: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a facilities management
account; authorizing interdepartmental billing for certain services; appropriating money; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2199: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying payment terms for
departmental contracts and grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 84.026.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2200: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teacher retirement plans; authorizing purchase of
service credit for out-of-state public college and university teaching; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 354.534, subdivision 1; 354A.098, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2201: A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for administrative penalty orders;
providing civil penalties; requiring an implementation plan; providing a rulemaking exemption; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ranum and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2202: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for seclusion with aversive and
deprivation procedures; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 121A.66,
subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 121A.67.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Saxhaug, Pariseau and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2203: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying deer hunting provisions and fees;
modifying restriction on importation of cervidae carcasses; modifying restriction on the transport of game
birds; clarifying validity of firearms safety certificates issued to youth; modifying turtle license
requirements; eliminating prohibition on the use of vehicles for trapping beaver and otter; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97A.545, subdivision 5; 97B.015, subdivision 5; 97B.301, subdivisions
6, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 97A.475, subdivision 2; 97A.505, subdivision 8;
97C.605, subdivision 2c; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97B.935.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Saxhaug and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2204: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for the sale and
disposition of surplus state lands; modifying certain state land management provisions; adding to state
forests and wildlife management areas; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
15.054; 84.0272, by adding subdivisions; 85.015, subdivision 1; 86A.05, subdivision 14; 89.01, by adding
a subdivision; 92.02; 92.03; 92.04; 92.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 92.08; 92.10,
subdivision 2; 92.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 92.121; 92.14, subdivision 1; 92.16, by adding a subdivision;
92.28; 92.29; 92.321, subdivision 1; 94.09, subdivisions 1, 3; 94.10; 94.11; 94.12; 94.13; 94.16,
subdivision 2; 282.01, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 525.161; 525.841;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16B; 92; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 92.09; 92.11; 94.09, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Saxhaug and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2205: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for public and private sales of
certain state lands; removing land from certain state forests; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session
chapter 13, section 16.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Wiger; Scheid; Fischbach and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 2206: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring summer school for students who do not
receive a passing score on a basic skills test required for high school graduation; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Cohen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2207: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2208: A bill for an act relating to corporate franchise tax; providing for single sales
apportionment; 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.

Senators Solon, Pappas and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2209: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying the license fee structure for certain
brewers; allowing certain brewers to sell directly to consumers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 340A.404, subdivision 10; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 340A.301, subdivisions 6,
7.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 2210: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying requirements for certain
equipment used by the department; exempting certain patrol vehicles from the security barrier
requirement; providing for designation of certain enforcement personnel by commissioner's order;
providing for enforcement of certain rules; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 84.025, subdivision 10; 84.03; 85.052, subdivision 1; 89.031; 89.19; 89.21; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 84.029, subdivision 1; 84A.02; 84A.21; 84A.32, subdivision 1;
84A.55, subdivision 8; 85.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 2211: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for the control of
invasive and nonnative species; providing criminal and civil penalties; requiring rulemaking; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 17.4982, subdivision 18a; 84D.01, subdivisions 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18,
by adding subdivisions; 84D.02, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6; 84D.03; 84D.04; 84D.05; 84D.06; 84D.07;
84D.08; 84D.09, subdivision 2; 84D.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 84D.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a; 84D.12; 84D.13,
subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 86B.415, subdivision 7; 97C.821; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections
18.78, subdivision 2; 84.027, subdivision 13; 84D.14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 84D.01,
subdivisions 5, 7; Minnesota Rules, part 6216.0400, subparts 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Reiter, Betzold, Pogemiller and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2212: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for inclusion of the Lake Johanna
Volunteer Fire Department in the Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 353.01, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2213: A bill for an act relating to finance; forgiving debt service on bonds sold to finance the
Marine Education Center at the Minnesota Zoological Garden; amending Laws 1994, chapter 643, section
27, subdivision 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 2214: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making fishing licenses issued to
nonresidents invalid for game fish species during the first seven days of the fishing season; increasing the
fishing license fees for nonresidents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97A.411, subdivision 1;
97A.474, subdivision 2; 97A.475, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy, Sparks and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 2215: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the Department of Game and
Fish; transferring certain responsibilities of the commissioner of natural resources to the commissioner of
game and fish; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2216: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying electronic licensing provisions;
clarifying certain wild rice provisions; modifying disposition of certain proceeds; modifying snowmobile
training and operating requirements; modifying certain fee provisions; eliminating RIM work plan
requirement; modifying reporting requirements; modifying motorboat equipment and noise provisions;
modifying provisions for cross-country ski passes; providing for certain refunds, fees, and commissions;
modifying authority to issue and sell licenses and appoint agents; modifying nonresident minnow transport
requirements; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 84.027, subdivision 15; 84.091, subdivision 1; 84.83, subdivision 2; 84.86, subdivision 1; 84.862,
subdivisions 1, 3; 84.87, subdivision 2; 84.872, subdivision 1; 85.41, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 85.43; 86B.321,
subdivision 2; 86B.521, subdivisions 1, 2; 97A.055, subdivision 4; 97A.311, by adding a subdivision;
97A.434, subdivision 3; 97A.4742, subdivision 4; 97A.485, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7, 11; 97C.501,
subdivision 4; 97C.525, subdivisions 3, 5; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 84.862,
subdivision 2a; 97A.475, subdivision 26; 97A.485, subdivision 6; 103G.615, subdivision 2; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.862, subdivision 2; 84.95, subdivision 3; 97A.485, subdivisions 2, 8,
10; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 97A.475, subdivision 28.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.