State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 5, 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.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1667: A bill for an act relating to local governments; modifying payments to counties for
natural resources land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 477A.11, subdivision 4, by adding a
subdivision; 477A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 477A.14, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1668: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a proposal for a program for health care
professionals prescribing legend drugs.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1669: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing program guidelines for gifted and
talented students; making permanent funding for gifted and talented programs a component of general
education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lourey, Higgins, Pappas and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1670: A bill for an act relating to human services; reinstating the services for children with
special health care needs program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moua and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1671: A bill for an act relating to health; placing the term "assisted living facility" into statute
as a formal means of referring to registered housing with services establishments; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 144D.01, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1672: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain
lands in Aitkin County.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1673: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on operation of
off-highway vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 84.773.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1674: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; removing length limitation from
definition of residential roadway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.01, subdivision 81.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1675: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey County; authorizing county library levies to be
separately stated on tax statements and notices of proposed taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 276.04, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 275.065, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1676: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating certain operation of law
enforcement vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.98, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Jungbauer, Nienow, Bachmann, Reiter and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1677: A bill for an act relating to recall of members of the Supreme Court; providing for
consideration by disinterested judges of petitions to recall members of the Supreme Court; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 211C.05, subdivisions 1, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Elections.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1678: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing child care providers a fair hearing
in licensing and background fee disputes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section
256.045, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1679: A bill for an act relating to trade regulations; regulating the collision repair of motor
vehicle airbags and seat belts; prescribing a criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1680: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to develop the
Red River State Recreation Area; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1681: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for emergency
riverbank protection in the city of Crookston; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1682: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for
improvements in the Red Lake River Watershed; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Jungbauer, Pariseau, Nienow, Ruud and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1683: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting taking white deer; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 97B.311.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1684: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Shooting Star Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud, Larson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1685: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Staples campuses of Central Lakes College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1686: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing
bonds for a visitor center and maintenance shop at Grand Portage State Park.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1687: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing a grant to the Minnesota State
Academies for asset preservation, safety improvements, and phase two of the Noyes Hall west wing
renovation; authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 1688: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a new fire and police station in the city of Blue Earth.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1689: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new fire and
police station in the city of Blue Earth; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rosen, Frederickson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1690: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Minnesota State University-Mankato.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Murphy and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1691: A bill for an act relating to veterinary practice; changing certain requirements;
providing for certain licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 156.12, subdivision 2, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Murphy, Solon, Skoglund, Sams and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1692: A bill for an act relating to forest protection; establishing a program of grants
administered by the commissioner of agriculture to municipalities for monitoring, detection, and control or
extermination of forest pests; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 18G.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1693: A bill for an act relating to the environment; clarifying permitting for mineral tailing
deposition into mine pits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.0717.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1694: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating benefit terminations or
denials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Bakk, Langseth and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1695: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money to construct a wood yard for the Laurentian Energy Authority.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Knutson, Larson, Hann, Vickerman and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1696: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital
improvements at the Minnesota Zoological Garden; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Bakk and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1697: A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing the threshold amount for
annual audits in certain towns and statutory cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 412.02,
subdivision 3; 412.591, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 367.36, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins, Pogemiller and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1698: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Heritage Park Redevelopment Area.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Dille, Dibble and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1699: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance estate
recovery provisions; eliminating recoveries for alternative care costs; removing liens against life estates
and joint tenant interests; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections
256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4; 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; 514.991; 514.992; 514.993;
514.994; 514.995.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Dille, Dibble and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1700: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance estate
recovery provisions; eliminating recoveries for alternative care costs; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 524.3-805; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 514.991; 514.992; 514.993; 514.994; 514.995.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1701: A bill for an act relating to the city of Proctor; authorizing use of lodging tax revenues.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Bakk, Stumpf and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1702: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to Independent
School District No. 709, Duluth, for construction costs and related improvements to Grant Magnet School;
authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Tomassoni, Moua, Neuville and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1703: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting public personal rapid transit systems
from certain taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.05,
subdivision 1; 297A.61, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Bakk, Neuville, Murphy and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1704: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a personal rapid
transit demonstration project; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Neuville and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1705: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the
Gaylord Multicultural and Lifelong Learning Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1706: A bill for an act relating to sales tax; providing a construction exemption for the St.
Mary's Duluth Clinic Health System; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Skoglund, Vickerman, Murphy, Langseth and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1707: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Minneapolis Veterans Home.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund, Wiger, Langseth, Foley and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1708: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; expanding the
requirement that risk-level assessments be conducted in the Predatory Offender Community Notification
Law; expanding the scope of predatory offender community notification for offenders not sentenced to
prison; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 244.052, subdivision 3; 244.10, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund, Wiger, Foley, Dille and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1709: A bill for an act relating to crimes; enhancing penalties to the felony level for second or
subsequent indecent exposure and interference with privacy offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 609.746, subdivision 1; 617.23, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund, introduced--

S.F. No. 1710: 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.

Senators Koering, Sparks, Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1711: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restriction on operating
off-highway vehicles in wetlands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 84.773.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kiscaden, Senjem, Kierlin, Neuville and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1712: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Rochester Regional Public Safety Training Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Wergin, McGinn, Koering and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1713: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of personalized special
veteran's license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 168.12, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Jungbauer, Nienow, Bachmann, Reiter and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 1714: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to teach students to
understand full range of scientific views; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Higgins, Kiscaden, Foley and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1715: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; requiring certain foreign medical school
graduates to use a credentials verification service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 147.037,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1716: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exemption from the hospital
construction moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sparks, Murphy and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1717: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; permitting the commissioner of veterans
affairs access to taxpayer identification information to notify veterans of health hazards that might affect
them; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 270B.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Ruud, Larson and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1718: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Bemidji State University and Bemidji Technical College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1719: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Walker Area
Community Center; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1720: A bill for an act relating to education; postponing the school start date for the
2004-2005 school year only.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams, Fischbach, Higgins, Kelley and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1721: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying prior authorization requirements for health
care services; establishing requirements for provider contracting; modifying provisions for payment of
claims; regulating the disclosure of profiling data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62M.07;
62Q.74; 62Q.75, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62Q.745.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Tomassoni, Stumpf, Kelley and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1722: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the education commissioner to seek and
report advisory task force recommendations on adopting a uniform statewide grading scale policy.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Kelley and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1723: A bill for an act relating to education; providing middle school students with access to
upper school courses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 1724: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for wildlife management areas.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1725: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical
College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1726: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; prohibiting certain types of racing;
prohibiting individuals from being spectators at illegal races; imposing criminal penalties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators McGinn, Kiscaden, Murphy, Wiger and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1727: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting falsely reporting police misconduct;
providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.505.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kierlin, Larson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1728: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Winona State University.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kierlin, Kiscaden, Senjem and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1729: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting leaving a child under the age of
nine unattended in a passenger vehicle; imposing petty misdemeanor penalty; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kierlin and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1730: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; directing commissioner of public safety to
issue special motorcycle license plate for Persian Gulf war veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 168.123, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1731: A bill for an act relating to the city of Winona; authorizing the city to impose a sales
and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kierlin, Larson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1732: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kierlin, Pariseau and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1733: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying the nonresident license fee to take
deer by archery for nonresidents from certain states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
section 97A.475, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Fischbach, Kleis and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1734: A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring funding to the criminal gang strike
force; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1735: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of certain state lands
and modifying provisions of prior private sale authorization; amending Laws 1999, chapter 161, section
31, subdivisions 3, 5, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy, Kierlin, Larson, Solon and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1736: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for port
development assistance; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1737: A bill for an act relating to gambling; permitting licensed veterans organizations to use
gross profits from lawful gambling to attend the World War II Memorial Dedication Ceremony in
Washington, D.C.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Wergin, Kiscaden, Koering, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1738: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a military exception for child care
assistance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 119B.03, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Kiscaden and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1739: A bill for an act relating to capital improvement; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money to Olmsted County for a grant to upgrade and expand capacity with a third
combustion unit at the municipal solid waste combustor serving Dodge and Olmsted counties.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1740: A bill for an act relating to water; providing for the consumptive use of groundwater.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Larson, Solon and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1741: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Great Lakes
Commission.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Kierlin and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1742: A bill for an act relating to education; making world languages a required academic
standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 120B.021, subdivisions 1, 2; 120B.022,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, McGinn, Senjem, Koering and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1743: A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing a program of outreach events to
promote services available to veterans; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 196.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1744: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and to
better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money to
the University of Minnesota for the North Central Research and Outreach Center; authorizing the issuance
of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Knutson and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1745: A bill for an act relating to civil law; changing certain provisions of trust law; clarifying
procedures and terms; providing an effective date; making technical changes to guardianship and
conservatorship law and correcting certain references; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
144.343, subdivision 2; 145B.03, subdivision 3; 145C.05, subdivision 2; 145C.07, subdivisions 2, 4;
147.091, subdivision 2; 147A.13, subdivision 2; 148.10, subdivision 6; 148.75; 153.22, subdivision 4;
156.122; 176.092, subdivision 1; 196.051, subdivision 2; 252A.01, subdivision 1; 252A.03, subdivision 3;
252A.06, subdivision 2; 252A.081; 252A.111; 252A.171; 252A.19; 253B.03, subdivisions 4a, 6, 6a, 6d,
11; 257B.02; 257B.04, subdivision 4; 257B.06, subdivision 2; 257C.02; 260C.325, subdivision 3;
270B.03, subdivision 2; 501B.08; 501B.14, subdivision 3; 501B.16; 501B.47; 501B.49, subdivision 2;
501B.50; 501B.51, subdivision 1; 501B.53, subdivision 4; 519.07; 523.03; 524.1-201; 524.2-606;
524.3-715; 525.71; 609.2325, subdivision 2; 609.233, subdivision 2; 626.557, subdivision 10; 626.5572,
subdivision 17; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 256J.14; 524.5-104; 524.5-118, subdivision
2; 524.5-304; 524.5-308; 524.5-406; 524.5-408; 524.5-417; Laws 2002, chapter 347, section 5; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 501B.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1746: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing privacy protection to
consumers of telecommunications, cable, and Internet services in the state; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Senators Kubly, Murphy, Dille, Lourey and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1747: A bill for an act relating to taxation; excluding ambulance service personnel longevity
awards from state income tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision
19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kubly, Murphy, Dille, Lourey and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1748: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions relating to emergency medical
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144E.01, subdivision 1; 144E.265, subdivision 2;
144E.27, subdivisions 1, 2; 144E.286, by adding a subdivision; 144E.305, subdivision 2; 144E.46;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 144E.41; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
144E.27, subdivision 4; 144E.286, subdivisions 1, 2; Minnesota Rules, parts 4690.1500, subpart 3;
4690.7900, subpart 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1749: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Belanger, Knutson, Pariseau, Robling and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1750: 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 Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1751: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Fletcher Creek Flood Control Project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 1752: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a service credit purchase for certain
employees of the department of corrections.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1753: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying low-income electric rate discount
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 216B.16, subdivision 14.

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

Senators Kelley, Rest and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1754: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing a grant to the Perpich Center
for Arts Education; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1755: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for an academic and services addition at Lake Superior College.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1756: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing continued service in certain positions
covered by the public employees retirement plan for police and firefighter members receiving early
retirement benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 353.651, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1757: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions for adult foster care
licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 245A.11, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0919,
subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 245A.11,
subdivision 2b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Betzold, Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1758: A bill for an act relating to paternity; changing certain presumptions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 257.55, subdivision 1; 257.62, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1759: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing application for designation of an essential
community provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 62Q.19, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1760: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying premium rate restrictions; modifying
cost containment provisions; providing for an electronic medical record system; modifying certain loan
forgiveness programs; modifying medical assistance, general assistance medical care and MinnesotaCare
programs; authorizing the sale of bonds; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 62A.65, subdivision 3; 62J.04, by adding a subdivision; 62J.301, subdivision 3;
62J.38; 62L.08, subdivision 8; 256.9693; 256B.03, subdivision 3; 256B.0625, subdivision 3b, by adding a
subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 62J.04, subdivision 3; 62J.692, subdivision 3;
144.1501, subdivisions 2, 4; 256.954, subdivisions 4, 6, 10; 256B.061; 256B.0625, subdivision 9;
256B.69, subdivision 2; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256L.03, subdivision 1; 256L.05, subdivision 4;
256L.07, subdivision 1; 256L.12, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 62J; 62Q; 256B; 256L; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 256.954,
subdivision 12; 256B.0631; 256L.035.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kierlin, Rosen, Senjem and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1761: A bill for an act relating to crime victim services; capping increases or reductions to
crime victim services grants at ten percent per judicial district; establishing a task force to develop
recommendations for a formula for the distribution of crime victim services grants; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kierlin, Wergin and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1762: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; lowering from 0.10 to 0.08 the per se
alcohol concentration level for impairment offenses involving operating motor vehicles or watercraft,
criminal vehicular homicide or injury, hunting, handling explosives, or operating military vehicles;
modifying provisions for certain first-time offenders; modifying certain surcharge amounts and
allocations; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97B.065, subdivision
1; 97B.066, subdivision 1; 169A.20, subdivision 1; 169A.51, subdivision 1; 169A.52, subdivisions 2, 4, 7;
169A.54, subdivision 7; 169A.70, subdivision 2; 169A.76; 171.12, subdivision 3; 171.29, by adding a
subdivision; 192A.555; 609.21, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 3, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement,
sections 169A.53, subdivision 3; 357.021, subdivision 7; 609.101, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kierlin, Sparks and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1763: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a state trail;
authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy, Moua, Senjem and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1764: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for land acquisition along the metropolitan Mississippi River.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1765: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Red Wing
solid waste facility; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Vickerman, Sams and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1766: A bill for an act relating to ethanol producer payments; eliminating a requirement for
ownership disclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 41A.09, subdivision 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1767: A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; requiring parental notification before a child
taken into custody by a peace officer may be interviewed or interrogated; providing limitations for parental
waiver; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 260B.175, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1768: A bill for an act relating to newspapers; changing certain requirements for designating a
newspaper for official publications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 331A.04, subdivisions 1,
5; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 331A.04, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 331A.04, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Anderson, Hottinger, Rest, Neuville and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1769: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing a process for community
ownership of the Minnesota Twins; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1770: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting the city of Lake Elmo to adopt
and implement a long-term comprehensive plan.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1771: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; public safety; adjusting eligibility for soft
body armor reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 299A.38, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Dibble, Cohen, Anderson, Rosen and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1772: A bill for an act relating to families; appropriating money for emergency assistance and
transitional housing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Reiter, LeClair, Belanger, McGinn and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1773: A bill for an act relating to health; conforming to federal tax changes to encourage
consumer-driven health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 290.01,
subdivisions 19, 31.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stumpf and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1774: A bill for an act relating to education finance; correcting a library payment; amending
Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 6, section 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Betzold, Moua and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1775: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a crime of child endangerment to
manufacture controlled substances in the presence of a child; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
609.378, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Stumpf, Saxhaug, Sams, Koering and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1776: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on operation of
off-highway vehicles; providing an exemption from rulemaking; providing for an off-highway vehicle
grant program; modifying decal requirements for off-highway motorcycles; modifying all-terrain vehicle
provisions; providing for certain class fees; modifying provisions for reviewing forest classification status;
requiring determination of unrefunded gas tax attributable to all-terrain vehicle use; requiring a report;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.925, subdivision 1; 84.9257; 84.928, subdivisions 2, 6;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 84.773; 84.777; 84.788, subdivision 3; 84.92, subdivision
8; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 84.901.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1777: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; permitting importation of deer carcasses by
prearrangement with state taxidermists or meat processors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003
Supplement, section 97A.505, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kierlin and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1778: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; modifying the authority to extend
districts to offset deficits; establishing a state grant program to offset deficits caused by the 2001 property
tax reform; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 469.1792,
subdivision 2; 469.1794, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 469.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Wergin and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 1779: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring a report of tribal
agreement-related costs.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1780: A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; requiring reporting of certain
compensation increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 309.53, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Wergin and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1781: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds for
improvements to marked Trunk Highway 10; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Vickerman, Wiger, Metzen and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1782: A bill for an act relating to local government; removing restrictions and eliminating a
moratorium on equitable compensation reporting requirements for political subdivisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 471.999.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bakk and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1783: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Duluth to issue a liquor license
for Wade Municipal Stadium.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kiscaden, Senjem, Kierlin, Tomassoni and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1784: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a health sciences center at University Center Rochester.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold, Ranum, Skoglund and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1785: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; requiring certain peace officer reports
relating to domestic abuse to be released upon request to victims and their attorneys; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 13.82, subdivision 5; 629.341, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1786: A bill for an act relating to district court filing fees; providing for retention of certain
filing fees in counties with examiner of title or deputy examiner of title positions; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 357.021, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1787: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing mandatory direct deposit of
payroll; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kleis, Larson and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1788: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring certain applicants for license
renewal to pass examinations; requiring physicians to report driving-related physical or mental conditions
to commissioner of public safety; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.13, subdivision 2; 171.131.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1789: A bill for an act relating to long-term care insurance coverage; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 43A.318, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble, Wiger and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1790: A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing the flexibility of local
government contracting; increasing the purchasing authority of city managers in plan B cities; increasing
the competitive bidding threshold for small cities; authorizing the use of reverse auction and electronic
bidding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 412.691; 429.041, subdivisions 1, 2,; 469.015,
subdivisions 1, 3; 471.345, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Marty, Foley, Chaudhary and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1791: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring commissioner of public safety to
adopt rules for fire-resistant standards for cigarettes and authorizing expedited process to adopt those rules;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Bakk, Rosen, Anderson, Sparks and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1792: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring that state agency contracts for
services be performed by United States citizens or by individuals authorized to work in the United States;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1793: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; clarifying first haul exemption from certain
gross weight violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.851, subdivision 3; 169.871,
subdivision 1b; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 168.013, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1794: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring the commissioner of commerce to
adopt rules regulating shows and carnivals; establishing a license fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 375.40; 375.41; 375.42; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 437.02; 437.07; 437.08;
437.09; 437.10.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1795: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money for a regional and county jail in Cass County.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Frederickson; Vickerman; Johnson, D.E.; Ruud and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1796: A bill for an act relating to veterans; expanding the definition of lawful purpose of
lawful gambling to include payment for expenses of sending certain veterans to National World War II
Memorial dedication events.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Veterans and Gaming.

Senators Betzold, Ranum, Skoglund and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1797: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; providing another ground for extending an
order for protection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518B.01.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Wiger; Murphy; Johnson, D.E.; Senjem and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1798: A bill for an act relating to highways; modifying provisions relating to local government
road construction and improvement contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 160.17,
subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 160.17, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1799: A bill for an act relating to local government; clarifying conflict of interest for
watershed district officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.88, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ourada, Gaither, Metzen, Pappas and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1800: A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing for uniform off-sale hours statewide;
regulating Sunday on-sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.504, subdivision 4;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 340A.504, subdivisions 1, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Rest, Knutson and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1801: A bill for an act providing for designation of an international economic development
zone; providing tax incentives; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 272.02,
by adding a subdivision; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03;
Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c;
290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3;
290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 469; 477A.

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

Senators Moua and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1802: A bill for an act relating to crimes; changing controlled substance offenses to include
six degrees; imposing penalties; creating the crime of loitering with the intent to purchase a controlled
substance; creating a drug treatment diversion program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 152.01, by adding a subdivision; 152.021, as amended; 152.022; 152.023; 152.024;
152.025; 152.027, by adding a subdivision; 590.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1803: A bill for an act relating to limited partnerships; enacting and modifying the Uniform
Limited Partnership Act of 2001; providing transitional provisions; making conforming changes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 5.25, subdivision 1; 302A.115, subdivision 1; 308A.121,
subdivision 1; 317A.115, subdivision 2; 322B.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 321; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 322A.01; 322A.02;
322A.03; 322A.04; 322A.05; 322A.06; 322A.07; 322A.11; 322A.12; 322A.13; 322A.14; 322A.15;
322A.16; 322A.17; 322A.18; 322A.19; 322A.24; 322A.25; 322A.26; 322A.27; 322A.28; 322A.31;
322A.32; 322A.33; 322A.34; 322A.35; 322A.38; 322A.39; 322A.40; 322A.41; 322A.45; 322A.46;
322A.47; 322A.48; 322A.49; 322A.50; 322A.51; 322A.52; 322A.55; 322A.56; 322A.57; 322A.58;
322A.59; 322A.63; 322A.64; 322A.65; 322A.66; 322A.69; 322A.70; 322A.71; 322A.72; 322A.73;
322A.74; 322A.75; 322A.76; 322A.761; 322A.79; 322A.80; 322A.81; 322A.82; 322A.85; 322A.86;
322A.87; 322A.88.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.