State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, February 9, 2004


11:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senators Ruud, Sams and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1804: A bill for an act relating to real property; Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act;
requiring county review and approval of subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
515B.2-112.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1805: A bill for an act relating to commerce; enacting the revisions to the general provisions
of the Uniform Commercial Code and enacting a revised Article 7 of the Uniform Commercial Code
recommended by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; making conforming
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 17.94; 84.787, subdivision 9; 84.797, subdivision
10; 84.92, subdivision 6; 86B.820, subdivision 12; 168A.01, subdivision 20; 234.27; 325L.03; 325L.16;
336.2-103; 336.2-104; 336.2-202; 336.2-310; 336.2-323; 336.2-401; 336.2-503; 336.2-505; 336.2-506;
336.2-509; 336.2-605; 336.2-705; 336.2A-103; 336.2A-501; 336.2A-514; 336.2A-518; 336.2A-519;
336.2A-526; 336.2A-527; 336.2A-528; 336.4-210; 336.4A-105; 336.4A-106; 336.4A-204; 336.5-103;
336.8-102; 336.8-103; 336.9-102; 336.9-203; 336.9-207; 336.9-208; 336.9-301; 336.9-310; 336.9-312;
336.9-313; 336.9-314; 336.9-317; 336.9-338; 336.9-601; 513.33, subdivision 1; 514.963, subdivision 9;
514.965, subdivision 10; 514.973; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 336.3-103; 336.4-104;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 336; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 336.1-101; 336.1-102; 336.1-103; 336.1-104; 336.1-105; 336.1-106; 336.1-107; 336.1-108;
336.1-109; 336.1-110; 336.1-201; 336.1-202; 336.1-203; 336.1-204; 336.1-205; 336.1-206; 336.1-207;
336.1-208; 336.1-209; 336.2-208; 336.2A-207; 336.7-101; 336.7-102; 336.7-103; 336.7-104; 336.7-105;
336.7-201; 336.7-202; 336.7-203; 336.7-204; 336.7-205; 336.7-206; 336.7-207; 336.7-208; 336.7-209;
336.7-210; 336.7-301; 336.7-302; 336.7-303; 336.7-304; 336.7-305; 336.7-306; 336.7-307; 336.7-308;
336.7-309; 336.7-401; 336.7-402; 336.7-403; 336.7-404; 336.7-501; 336.7-502; 336.7-503; 336.7-504;
336.7-505; 336.7-506; 336.7-507; 336.7-508; 336.7-509; 336.7-601; 336.7-602; 336.7-603; 336.10-104.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kubly, Metzen and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1806: A bill for an act relating to retirement; adding annuities to the list of qualified
investments for certain public pension plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 356A.06,
subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1807: A bill for an act relating to education; improving school building repairs related to mold
abatement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 123B.57, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1808: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for an Alzheimer's addition to the Luverne Veterans Home.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Skoglund, Knutson and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1809: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; expanding collection of booking fees;
changing procedures for return of booking fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 641.12,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1810: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying types of snowmobile trails
eligible for grants-in-aid; providing for certain immunity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
84.83, subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1811: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the
city of Two Harbors for a wastewater treatment plant equalization basin and chlorine-contact tank;
authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1812: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Forest
Highway 11 in Lake County; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wergin; Johnson, D.J. and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1813: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing volunteer firefighter to display blue
lights on private motor vehicle under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 169.64, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1814: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the use of electronic
funds transfer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.13, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1815: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; authorizing the State Board of
Investment to invest certain funds or assets of the Metropolitan Council upon request; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.13, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Stumpf and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1816: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; dedicating a portion of the state property
tax to an education reserve; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 275.025, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1817: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the referendum aid adjustment
for open enrollment students; altering the statewide property tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, sections 127A.47, subdivision 7; 275.025, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1818: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring locks or other security devices to
ensure privacy for nursing mothers in the workplace; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 181.939.

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

Senators Knutson and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1819: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis Teachers Retirement Fund
Association; authorizing the purchase of service credit for four years of an extended leave of absence
wrongly reported by the school district to the retirement plan as a resignation.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, Skoe and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1820: A bill for an act relating to elections; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article VII, section 1; lowering the voting age to 17 years; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 201.014, subdivision 1; 201.13, subdivision 1; 201.14; 204C.10; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 201.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Pappas, Cohen, Anderson, Moua and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1821: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey County; changing the issuer of a certain license at
the state fair; amending Laws 2003, chapter 126, section 29.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Solon, Scheid, Sams, Rest and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1822: A bill for an act relating to debtor exemptions; modifying provisions relating to
exemptions for workers' compensation claims, personal injury claims, and certain employee benefits;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 176.175, subdivision 2; 550.37, subdivisions 20, 22, 24.

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

Senators Pariseau, Nienow, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1823: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making fishing licenses issued to
nonresidents who are domiciled in certain states invalid for game fish species during the first 14 days of
the fishing season; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97A.411, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1824: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the use of reverse auction and
electronic bidding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.345, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1825: A bill for an act relating to higher education; changing certain requirements of the
tuition reciprocity program; providing for the collection of data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 13.322, subdivision 3; 136A.08, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 270B.12, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1826: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing expenditures of tax increments for job
training for employees of businesses located in tax increment financing districts; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 469.176, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
469.175, subdivisions 1, 4, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1827: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting tobacco use in certain public institutions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 144.414, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 246.0141.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Limmer, Scheid, Ourada, Kleis and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1828: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $30,000,000 in state trunk
highway bonds for completion of a segment of Marked Trunk Highway 610 as a four-lane freeway;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1829: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; regulating the organization,
structure, and governance of business corporations, nonprofit corporations, and limited liability
companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 302A.011, subdivisions 21, 31, 49, 51, by adding
subdivisions; 302A.111, subdivision 2; 302A.137; 302A.215; 302A.231, subdivisions 4, 6; 302A.401,
subdivision 3; 302A.402, subdivision 2; 302A.437, subdivision 1; 302A.441; 302A.471, subdivisions 1, 3;
302A.473, subdivisions 3, 4; 302A.521, subdivision 1; 302A.651, subdivision 1; 302A.661, subdivision 2;
302A.723, subdivision 1; 317A.011, subdivision 14, by adding a subdivision; 317A.231, subdivisions 4, 5;
317A.447; 322B.03, subdivisions 36a, 45a; 322B.115, subdivision 2; 322B.155; 322B.346, subdivision 1;
322B.383, subdivision 1; 322B.386, subdivisions 3, 4; 322B.40, subdivision 6; 322B.63; 322B.643,
subdivisions 4, 6; 322B.77, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 317A.443,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 302A; 322B.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1830: A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing the amount a county or city
may appropriate for the prevention of cruelty to animals; providing that a property tax levy to fund the
appropriation is exempt from levy limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 343.11; Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 275.70, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1831: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VI,
sections 6, 7, and 8; changing the procedure for judicial selection.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Wiger, Knutson, Kleis, Scheid and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1832: A bill for an act relating to elections; presidential electors; providing for designation of
certain presidential electors and specifying the duties of presidential electors; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 208.03; 208.08.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senators Ranum, Chaudhary, Neuville, Foley and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1833: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; public safety; authorizing and
appropriating money for the use of polygraphic examinations for sex offenders under community
supervision; requesting the development by the courts of a protocol for the use of these examinations;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Pappas, Stumpf, Wergin and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1834: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the health and safety revenue
program to include arsenic remediation expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.57,
subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 123B.57, subdivisions 1, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Fischbach, Wergin, Kleis and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1835: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for review of hospital moratorium
exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Knutson, Rest, Betzold and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1836: A bill for an act relating to state government; the Office of the Secretary of State;
simplifying filing procedures; eliminating certain filing requirements; requiring electronic registration after
December 31, 2004; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 184.30; 302A.821,
subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 317A.823, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 322B.960, subdivisions 1, 2, 5;
325A.06, subdivision 1; 326.40, subdivision 2; 326.48, subdivision 3; 330.01, subdivision 1; 330.08;
330.09; 336.9-525; 340A.416, subdivision 4; 359.01; 359.071; 398.10.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Knutson, Kiscaden, Murphy and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1837: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a refundable credit for certain
military service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Knutson, Kiscaden, Murphy and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1838: A bill for an act relating to military affairs; increasing the tuition reimbursement level
for members of the Minnesota National Guard who are attending postsecondary educational institutions;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 192.501, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Knutson, Kiscaden, Murphy and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1839: A bill for an act relating to the military; clarifying the civil and criminal protections
provided to members of the Minnesota National Guard or other United States armed forces who apply
reasonable force while acting in accordance with official military orders; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 192.27.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Limmer, Kleis, Moua, Foley and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1840: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting unauthorized use or sale of electronic
device that changes traffic signal; imposing gross misdemeanor penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 609.851, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Dille, Neuville, Marty, Robling and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1841: A bill for an act relating to marriage; changing certain administrative responsibilities;
requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 517.07; 517.08, by adding a subdivision;
517.10; 517.13; 517.18, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 517.08, subdivisions
1b, 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 517.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1842: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money for a pedestrian and trail crossing in St. Louis Park.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1843: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the public and private sales of certain
state lands in Aitkin County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Saxhaug, Stumpf and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1844: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for employee recognition programs;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1845: A bill for an act relating to education finance; lowering the maximum effort capital loan
tax rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 126C.63, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Marty, Robling, Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1846: A bill for an act relating to family law; requiring a minimum of ten hours participation
in a parent education program in contested custody or parenting time cases; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 518.157, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kubly and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1847: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting tampering with clock-hour meters on
farm tractors; prescribing criminal and civil penalties; allowing for treble damages; providing remedies;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1848: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; establishing a Predatory Offender
Screening Committee to make recommendations to the commissioner of corrections regarding referral of
sex offenders to civil commitment proceedings; providing for access to data in making these
determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.851, subdivision 5; 244.05, subdivision 7;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1849: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a flood hazard mitigation grant to the city of St. Louis Park.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Scheid and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1850: A bill for an act relating to real property; the electronic real estate recording task force
created by Laws 2000, chapter 391; amending uncoded laws relating to that task force; extending the
period of existence of the task force and the surcharge on filings appropriated to the task force;
appropriating money; amending Laws 2000, chapter 391, section 1, subdivision 2; Laws 2001, First
Special Session chapter 10, article 2, section 77; Laws 2002, chapter 365, section 9; Laws 2003, First
Special Session chapter 1, article 2, section 123.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1851: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard
mitigation in the city of Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Reiter, Murphy, Larson, Limmer and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1852: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring vehicles to wait at railroad
crossings until roadway is clear; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.26, subdivision 1;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 169.28, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Kelley, Skoe, Bachmann and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1853: A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to amend the No Child
Left Behind Act immediately to provide more flexibility for states and to include a mechanism for an
automatic waiver from provisions for school accountability for states such as Minnesota that have
successfully increased student achievement through their own standards and accountability reforms.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota family investment program; adding county
adoption assistance payments up to amount equal to state adoption assistance payments to income
exclusions for purposes of MFIP-S eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
256J.21, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Bachmann, Reiter and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 1855: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Century College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1856: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Marine on St. Croix Volunteer Firefighters Relief
Association; providing for an earlier vesting schedule.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1857: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating the requirement that
prescription drug program applicants and enrollees be referred to the prescription drug assistance program;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 256.955, subdivision 3; 256.975, subdivision 9;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256.955, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for the East Phillips Cultural and Community Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1859: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing agency heads to contract with
national purchasing organizations for the purchase of goods; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
16C.03, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Reiter, Jungbauer, Ruud and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing imposition of the death penalty for first
degree murder under certain aggravating circumstances; providing a statutory framework, including
procedures and criteria, consistent with due process for determining when the imposition of the death
penalty is appropriate; providing for automatic appellate review of death penalty cases; providing for
appointment of attorneys in death penalty cases; providing an administrative framework for implementing
the death penalty; establishing a capital punishment policy commission and a prosecution task force to
adopt death penalty charge guidelines; creating a best practices capital punishment policy model to provide
a just, cost-effective death penalty sanction; establishing defense, prosecution, and judicial task forces to
help develop best practices capitol punishment recommendations; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 243.05, subdivision 1; 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.106, by adding a
subdivision; 609.12, subdivision 1; 609.135, subdivision 1; 609.185; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for extension of the Paul Bunyan Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bachmann, Robling, Nienow and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1862: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing consumer protections for
wireless customers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Senators Foley, Ranum and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1863: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; increasing the statutory
maximum sentences for sex and sex-related offenses; providing for indeterminate sentences with lifetime
maximums for repeat sex and sex-related offenses; streamlining the patterned and predatory offender
sentencing law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5; 609.108,
subdivisions 1, 3; 609.109, subdivision 7; 609.341, by adding subdivisions; 609.342, subdivisions 2, 3;
609.343, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.344, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.345, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.108,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Foley, Chaudhary, Limmer and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1864: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding the crime of causing death
while committing child abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.185.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Higgins, Sams, Fischbach and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1865: A bill for an act relating to health; creating certification for speech-language pathology
assistants; modifying provisions for speech-language pathology and audiology; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 148.512, subdivisions 9, 19, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, sections 148.511; 148.512, subdivisions 4, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16; 148.513, subdivisions 1, 2;
148.5161, subdivisions 1, 6; 148.517; 148.5175; 148.518; 148.519, subdivisions 2, 3; 148.5191,
subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 148.5193, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 6a, 7, 8; 148.5194, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.5195,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 148.5196, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Pappas, Kelley, Wergin and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1866: A bill for an act relating to state employment; ratifying certain labor agreements and
compensation plans.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Robling and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1867: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring trailers with lifetime registration to
display license plate and sticker; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168.013, subdivision 1d;
169.79, subdivisions 3, 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1868: A bill for an act relating to education finance; making adjustments to the Department of
Education's treatment of the Fertile-Beltrami tax base when making levy adjustments.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1869: A bill for an act relating to education finance; making certain school districts eligible
for the advance final payment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 127A.45,
subdivision 7a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund, Foley and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1870: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; creating indeterminate sentences and
mandatory life sentences for certain criminal sexual conduct crimes; restructuring the patterned and
predatory sex offender law; requiring the Department of Corrections to establish release criteria for sex
offenders committed to the commissioner's custody with indeterminate sentences; establishing a sex
offender release review board; instructing the revisor to make technical, conforming changes; providing
criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7; 244.052,
subdivision 3; 609.108; 609.109; 609.1351; 609.341, by adding subdivisions; 609.342; 609.343; 609.344;
609.345; 609.3452, subdivision 4; 609.347; 609.3471; 609.348; 609.353; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.108, subdivisions 2, 3, 6,
7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.