State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 12, 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 Kubly and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1871: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association;
adding employees of the RenVilla Nursing Home, in Renville, to privatization coverage; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 353E.02, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Wiger and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1872: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for periodic uniform election days for
state and local elections, other than special elections to fill a vacancy; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Kelley, Rest and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1873: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the list of eligible charter school
sponsors to include the Perpich Center for Arts Education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Anderson, Dibble and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1874: A bill for an act relating to environment; capping mercury emissions from electric
generation facilities; prohibiting the pollution control agency from allowing an increase in the amount of
mercury emitted from the generation of electricity in the state; requiring a reduction in mercury emissions
from generation facilities in the future; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1875: A bill for an act relating to child protection; modifying requirements for a relative
search; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 260C.212, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1876: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility case mix
calculations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144.0724, subdivisions 3, 4; 256B.438,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Belanger and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1877: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Hyland K70 ski jump in Bloomington.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1878: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for certain trapping by
nonresidents; providing for tending snares; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97A.475,
subdivision 20; 97B.601, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 6234.2400, subpart 10.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams, Skoe and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1879: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for investments in a
regional angel investment network fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.06, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Reiter and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1880: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing students to carry nonsyringe injectors of
epinephrine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 121A.22, subdivision 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Reiter and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1881: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting secondary students to carry and use
nonprescription pain relief; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Ranum, Michel, Gaither and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1882: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring academic standards and instruction in
physical education and health education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections
120B.021; 120B.022, subdivision 1; 120B.024; 120B.30, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1883: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a park-and-ride lot for the Soo Line Corridor on Highway 10 in Morrison
County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1884: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for improvements to the Pine Grove Park Zoo in Little Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams; Murphy; Langseth; Johnson, D.E. and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1885: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the greater
Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program and the greater Minnesota
redevelopment account; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Bakk, Tomassoni, Pappas and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1886: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for certain projects at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Cohen, Solon, Tomassoni and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1887: 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 for higher education
with certain conditions; authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Koering, Berglin, Foley, Belanger and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 1888: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the criminal penalties for
interfering with privacy; increasing the age of protected minor victims for enhanced penalties for this
crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.746, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund, Betzold and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1889: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; collection and dissemination of
data; proposing classifications of data as private and nonpublic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 13.3805, by adding a subdivision; 13.44, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dille and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1890: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for Independent School
District No. 2859, Glencoe-Silver Lake.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1891: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing Independent School District No. 2859, Glencoe-Silver Lake, to recapture its early childhood family education revenue reduction due to the

reserve account limit.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1892: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; modifying penalties for
identity theft; requiring that mandatory restitution be awarded to victims of identity theft and that certain
materials be provided to victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.527, subdivision 4;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 609.527, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1893: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; appropriating money for
bracelets with tracking devices to monitor sex offenders.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1894: A bill for an act relating to bonds; authorizing bonding for road extension project in
Mankato; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Rosen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for capital improvements at Minnesota State University Mankato.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1896: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for capital improvements at South Central Technical College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1897: A bill for an act relating to bonds; authorizing the issuance of state trunk highway bonds
for Department of Transportation headquarters building at Mankato; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Cohen, Higgins, Marty and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1898: A bill for an act relating to air quality; providing authority for a city to suspend
operations of a stationary source found to be a major source of hazardous air pollutants.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Jungbauer, Larson and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1899: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Oliver Kelley
Farm.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Jungbauer, Nienow, Pariseau and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1900: A bill for an act relating to the environment; clarifying analysis of water table level for
purposes of individual sewage treatment design.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Berglin, Metzen, Knutson, Langseth and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1901: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Colin Powell Youth Center in Hennepin County; providing for
construction of the Colin Powell Youth Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rosen, Sams, Hann and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1902: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for county extension work;
establishing an aid and grant program; establishing a statewide advisory committee; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 38.33; 38.331, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision;
38.35; 38.36, subdivisions 2, 3; Laws 2003, chapter 133, article 1, section 4, subdivision 4; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 38; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 38.331,
subdivision 3; 38.37.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Rosen, Vickerman, Wergin and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1903: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; including counties in the definition of
municipality for purposes of removal of hazardous buildings or hazardous property; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 463.15, by adding a subdivision; 463.151; 463.152, subdivision 2; 463.16; 463.161;
463.25.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1904: A bill for an act relating to public transit; clarifying railroad grade crossing
requirements; clarifying crimes involving public transit; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 609.855, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 169.28, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Koering, Larson, Cohen and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1905: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for construction of a wastewater collection system connection to the Mille
Lacs wastewater treatment facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Saxhaug and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1906: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; creating a mourning dove hunting season;
requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97A.015,
subdivision 24; 97A.045, subdivision 7; 97A.075, by adding a subdivision; 97A.411, subdivision 2;
97A.475, subdivision 5, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97B.731, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins, Rest, Ortman, Limmer and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1907: A bill for an act relating to elections; expanding membership and staff of the Campaign
Finance and Public Disclosure Board; creating administrative remedy for violations of fair campaign
practices in state and local elections; repealing mandate that county attorney investigate violations of voter
registration laws and fair campaign practices; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 10A.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 12; 201.27, subdivision 2; 211A.05, subdivision 2; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 204B.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 10A; 211A; 211B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 201.275; 211A.08,
subdivisions 1, 2; 211B.16, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1908: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying license reinstatement
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 171.29, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Saxhaug and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1909: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a new Children's
Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ourada and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1910: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; making technical corrections to conform state
law to amended federal regulations relating to truck driver hours; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 221.0314, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1911: A bill for an act relating to predatory offenders; requiring offenders without a primary
address to register under the predatory offender registration law; clarifying the disclosure of information
on predatory offenders under the community notification law; moving definitions in the predatory offender
registration law; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 243.166, as
amended; 244.052, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 243.166, subdivisions 1, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Senjem, Kiscaden, Rest, Metzen and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1912: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Phase II expansion of the National Volleyball Center in Rochester.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Metzen and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1913: 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 Marty and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1914: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing issuance of $20,000,000 in state
general obligation bonds; appropriating proceeds to commissioner of transportation for grants to political
subdivisions or a joint powers board for engineering, design, and construction of personal rapid transit
system; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach, Kiscaden, LeClair, Nienow and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 1915: A bill for an act relating to health; conforming to federal tax changes to encourage
consumer-driven health plans; encouraging efficiency in providing health care; reforming medical
malpractice liability; reducing and providing a moratorium on state-imposed private-sector health
coverage mandates; providing a pilot project for health plans that do not cover all mandated benefits;
eliminating capital expenditure reporting requirements; permitting nonprofit hospitals to garnish state tax
refunds; permitting file-and-use for health insurance policy forms; permitting for-profit health
maintenance organizations; transferring regulatory authority for health maintenance organizations;
addressing the cost-shifting impacts of public sector health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 16A.10, by adding a subdivision; 62A.02, subdivision 2; 62D.02, subdivision 4, by adding a
subdivision; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.04, subdivision 1; 147.03, subdivision 1; 256B.04, by adding a
subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 62J.26, by adding a subdivision; 144.7063,
subdivision 3; 270A.03, subdivision 2; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 62L; 147; 604; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62A.309;
62J.17, as amended; 62Q.65.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville, Ortman and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1916: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying division of cost for certain
intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 256B.19, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1917: A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying provisions relating to custody and
parenting time; requiring courts to consider specified factors in making decisions related to custody and
parenting time; mandating compensatory parenting time in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 518.175, subdivision 6; 518.18; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 518.17,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Neuville, Day and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1918: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Phase 1 of the expansion at MCF-Faribault and for the addition of a prison
industries building at MCF-Faribault.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1919: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending an exemption from property taxation for
certain electric generation facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 272.02,
subdivision 56.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1920: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for completion of the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway trail in the city of Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bachmann and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1921: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring legislative affirmation of
implementation of No Child Left Behind.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Rest and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1922: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating nonrenewals and underwriting of
homeowner's insurance; prohibiting various discriminatory practices in automobile and homeowner's
insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 65A.29, subdivisions 8, 11; 65A.30; 72A.20,
subdivisions 13, 23.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Cohen, Kelley, Kiscaden, Larson and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1923: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for purchase of a medical research facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Lourey and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1924: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; authorizing physician assistant
registration before the completion of a physician and physician assistant agreement; permitting a physician
assistant to perform radiography to administer anesthetic agents in emergency situations and to rapid
sequence intubation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 147A.02; 147A.20; Minnesota Statutes
2003 Supplement, section 147A.09, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1925: A bill for an act relating to the city of Waite Park; authorizing the city to impose a local
sales tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Day and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1926: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Phase 1 of the expansion at MCF-Faribault, for a new Rice County jail,
and for the addition of a prison industries building at MCF-Faribault.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 1927: A bill for an act relating to human services; placing limitations on scholarship
recipients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1928: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring the commissioner of commerce to
approve changes in the writing carrier for MCHA; requiring nonmetropolitan board representation for
MCHA; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62E.09; 62E.10, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes
2003 Supplement, section 62E.13, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sams, Murphy, Higgins, Senjem and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1929: 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 Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1930: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money to mitigate flooding at Lake of the Isles.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1931: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Bemidji State
University-Northwest Technical College; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1932: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for development of
the Paul Bunyan State Trail; authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1933: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit in the
Minnesota State Retirement System.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble, Frederickson, Rosen, Lourey and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1934: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring motor vehicle manufacturers to
establish a mercury switch collection program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.92,
subdivisions 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dibble, Frederickson, Rosen and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1935: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring motor vehicle manufacturers to
establish a mercury switch collection program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.92,
subdivisions 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dibble and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1936: A bill for an act relating to telecommunication; charges after cancellation; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 237.74, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Dibble and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1937: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; prohibiting billing for unauthorized
charges on telephone bills; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Senators Kubly and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1938: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
Independent School District No. 2180, M.A.C.C.R.A.Y.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1939: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the dairy development
and profitability enhancement program.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

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

S.F. No. 1940: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an individual income and corporate
franchise tax credit for qualifying investments in dairy operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 1941: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant program to
promote modernization of dairy equipment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
116J.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Sams, Skoe, Vickerman, Kubly and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1942: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the interest-free status of manure
digester loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 41B.049, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Metzen, Ruud, McGinn, Sparks and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1943: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting using audiovisual recording devices in
motion picture theaters; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Sparks, Scheid, Lourey, Neuville and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1944: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the joint underwriting association;
modifying coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62F.04, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Foley, Marty, Skoglund, McGinn and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1945: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying DWI plate impoundment law;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169A.60, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Stumpf and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1946: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating vocational rehabilitation and
supported employment; expanding what activities qualify as supported employment; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 268A.01, subdivision 13.

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

Senators Berglin, Ranum, Dille and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1947: 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 Rosen, Murphy, Ortman, Dibble and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1948: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing permit for articulated buses up
to 60 feet in length when operated by a motor carrier of passengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 169.86, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Olson and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1949: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing the option for a state college or
university to elect self-governance; providing for the administration of an independent state college or
university; providing state aid for higher education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 135A.053, subdivision 2; 136F.16, subdivision 1; 179A.10, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136H; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 135A.01; 135A.031;
135A.032; 135A.033.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Higgins and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1950: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for the J.D. Rivers Urban Agricultural Awareness Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach, Wergin, Koering and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1951: 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 Langseth; Johnson, D.E.; Hottinger; Murphy and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1952: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing $83,500,000 in state
transportation bonds for local bridge replacement, rehabilitation, and repair; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest; Johnson, D.E.; Murphy; Robling and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1953: A bill for an act relating to highways; repealing requirement that designation of natural
preservation routes on county state-aid highways be reviewed by advisory committee; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 162.021, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest; Johnson, D.E.; Murphy; Robling and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1954: A bill for an act relating to bridges; deleting requirement for Regional Development
Commission or Metropolitan Council approval of projects funded from state transportation fund; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 174.50, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Langseth; Johnson, D.E.; Rest; Murphy and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1955: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing $125,000,000 in general
obligation bonds for the local road improvement program; abolishing authority to use program money for
loans; establishing a rural road safety program in the local road improvement fund; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 174.52, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Frederickson, Kubly, Vickerman and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1956: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for certain
construction materials for certain resource recovery facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Moua and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1957: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying vehicle certificate of title
provisions affecting dealers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168A.02, subdivision 2;
168A.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1958: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing townships to make payments
by electronic or wire transfer, and accept payment by credit card or other methods; authorizing townships
to use electronic approvals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.381.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Olson; Scheid; Hann and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1959: A bill for an act relating to state government; adding to the priorities for uses of a net
unrestricted budgetary general fund balance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
16A.152, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Belanger, Scheid and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1960: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchise agreements between outdoor
power and sport equipment dealers and manufacturers; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 80G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1961: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing parent eligibility for
MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256L.04, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1962: A bill for an act relating to state government; restricting reverse auction procurement
authority for the commissioner of administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
16C.10, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1963: A bill for an act relating to waste management; requiring the manufacturer of a smoke
detector containing radioactive material to provide for the safe disposal of that smoke detector; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 115A.9155, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1964: A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying provisions relating to survey and
monument requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 160.15; 389.09.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Sams, Fischbach, Tomassoni and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1965: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for state regional park funding;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Solon, Lourey, Hottinger, Koering and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1966: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for prescription drug bulk
purchasing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Marty, Saxhaug and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1967: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing the commissioner of natural
resources to establish special seasons for persons with a physical disability to take fish by angling;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97C.301, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1968: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying dentistry licensure; requiring malpractice
insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 150A.06, as amended; 150A.08, subdivision 1;
150A.09, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1969: A bill for an act relating to human services; transferring a fetal alcohol appropriation;
requiring prevention and intervention services; requiring reports.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Hottinger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1970: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing the commissioner to collect
interest on rebates from the drug rebate program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
256.01, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Hottinger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1971: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for prescription drug marketing
expense reporting; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Metzen, Kelley and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1972: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing the 911 emergency telephone
service fee to eliminate a deficit and to help defray the cost of operating public safety answering points;
expanding the jurisdiction and membership of the Metropolitan Radio Board; authorizing the sale of
revenue bonds by the Metropolitan Council for phases 2 and 3 of the 800 MHz public safety radio
communication system; repealing the sunset of the Metropolitan Radio Board; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 403.11, subdivision 1; 403.113, subdivision 1;
403.21, subdivision 3; 403.22, subdivisions 1, 2; 403.27, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Laws 1995, chapter
195, article 1, section 18, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Kelley, Betzold, Knutson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1973: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; changing the composition of the
Metropolitan Radio Board; providing for requests to the Metropolitan Council for authorization and
issuance of revenue bonds for certain purposes; amending Metropolitan Council bond authorization;
repealing the sunset of the Metropolitan Radio Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 403.21, subdivision 3; 403.22, subdivisions 1, 2; 403.27, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Laws 1995,
chapter 195, article 1, section 18, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1974: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending the availability of
appropriations from the Minnesota future resources fund and the environment and natural resources trust
fund.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1975: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing funding for certain biomass-fueled
community energy systems; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

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

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1976: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating limitation periods of certain actions;
enacting a uniform conflict of laws-limitations act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 541.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1977: A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring reports and recommendations to bring the
state budget into compliance with generally accepted governmental accounting principles; requiring
disclosure of the impact of inflation on state expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
16A.055, subdivision 1; 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 16A.11, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1978: A bill for an act relating to the state budget; making technical and clarifying changes to
provisions related to the budget process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 3.23; 3.98,
subdivision 3; 15.16, subdivision 5; 16A.102, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 16A.641,
subdivision 2; 16B.24, subdivision 3; 16B.31, subdivision 3; 85A.02, subdivision 5a; 115A.557,
subdivision 4; 116O.071, subdivision 3; 116P.08, subdivision 3; 144.701, subdivision 4; 245.90; 270.063,
subdivision 1; 270.71; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 16A.102, subdivision 1; 84.026;
116J.966, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1979: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring rules of Department of Public Safety
governing colors of Sam Browne belts and school safety patrol flags to allow certain colors.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 1980: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; restricting sale and possession of traffic
signal-override device; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1981: A bill for an act relating to highways; limiting costs incurred by road authorities for
reimbursements to public utilities for infrastructure displaced by highway construction; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1982: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional state employees retirement plan;
revising various membership provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 352.90; 352.91,
subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g, 5, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 352.91, subdivisions 3a, 3b.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1983: A bill for an act relating to the city of Brooklyn Center; extending time to expend tax
increments.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kiscaden, Murphy, Solon and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1984: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; expanding and changing
composition of membership of the Metropolitan Airports Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 473.604, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Skoglund and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1985: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exemption from certain requirements
for registration of physician assistants.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Skoglund, Anderson, Ranum, Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1986: A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing the limit on funding for limited
English proficiency programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 124D.59,
subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 126C.10, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1987: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; imposing lifetime conditional release on
sex offenders who fail to register as predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
243.166, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

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

S.F. No. 1988: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of surplus state land in
Redwood County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Bakk, Belanger, Kelley and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1989: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring students under the age of seven to
complete kindergarten prior to being admitted to first grade in the 2005-2006 school year and thereafter;
authorizing waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 120A.22, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dille and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1990: A bill for an act relating to health; providing information on FDA-approved methods of
contraception and natural family planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
256J.45, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berlin; Kiscaden; Pogemiller; Johnson, D.E. and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1991: A bill for an act relating to the operation of state government; modifying parental
contributions; modifying medical assistance estate recovery provisions; eliminating recoveries for
alternative care costs; removing liens against life estates and joint tenant interests; limiting income tax
deductions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 290.01, subdivision 6b;
290.17, subdivisions 2, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 252.27, subdivision 2a; 256B.15,
subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 256J.95, subdivision 9; 290.01, subdivision 19d; 514.981,
subdivision 6; 524.3-805; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 256B.15, subdivisions
1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 1h, 1i, 1j, 1k; 256J.37, subdivisions 3a, 3b; 514.991; 514.992; 514.993; 514.994;
514.995.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin; Johnson, D.E.; Lourey; Kiscaden and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1992: A bill for an act relating to public assistance; amending laws that reduce an MFIP grant
for rental subsidies and Supplemental Security Income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 256J.37, subdivisions 3a, 3b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble, Pogemiller, Ranum and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1993: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a Minnesota planetarium.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin, Hottinger and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1994: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a Minnesota planetarium.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins; Gaither; Johnson, D.E.; Michel and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1995: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a Minnesota planetarium.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Frederickson, Dibble, Stumpf and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1996: 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.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1997: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying project environmental review;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116D.04, subdivision 5a; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 116D.04, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1998: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring certain meetings to be open to the
public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97C.401, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sparks, Dille, Ruud and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1999: A bill for an act relating to the environment; extending the restriction on phosphorus use
in fertilizers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 18C.60, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Moua and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 2000: A bill for an act relating to education; restoring cuts to lease levy authority; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Bakk, Sams and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2001: 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.