State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, May 21, 2003


1:00 P.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 Wiger and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 23: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating Medicare supplement insurance;
conforming state law to the minimum federal standards; requiring coverage of hearing aids for certain
children; requiring evaluation of certain mandated health benefit proposals; updating specifications for
petroleum products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 41A.09, subdivision 2a; 62A.31,
subdivisions 1f, 1u, by adding a subdivision; 62A.315; 62A.316; 62E.06, subdivision 1; 62J.52,
subdivisions 1, 2; 62L.05, subdivision 4; 239.761; 239.792; 296A.01, subdivisions 2, 7, 8, 14, 19, 20, 22,
23, 24, 25, 26, 28, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
62J; 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 24: A bill for an act relating to public safety; repealing the Personal Protection Act; repealing
Laws 2003, chapter 28, article 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Knutson and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 25: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing protection for disclosure of job
reference information; requiring disclosure of data between school districts and charter schools relating to
acts of violence or inappropriate sexual contact with students; regulating the right of an employee to
inspect personnel records concerning the employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.43,
subdivision 16; 181.961, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Kubly, Skoglund and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 26: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying the limitation period for civil actions
for personal injury based on sexual abuse against a minor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
541.073.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 27: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; extending the maximum length of guaranteed
energy savings contracts from ten to 15 years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.345,
subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Sams and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 28: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the name of the department of
trade and economic development.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 29: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for transportation, public
safety, and other purposes; modifying provisions relating to contract awards, land appraisal, archaeological
or historic sites, high-occupancy vehicle lanes, highways and highway rest areas, town roads and
easements, county cartways, other transportation corridors, major transportation projects commission,
transit, forecasts of highway-related revenues and expenditures, a land exchange, and other
transportation-related activities; providing for fees, surcharges, funds and accounts, transfers, allocations,
and expenditures; modifying provisions regulating special mobile equipment, special vehicle license
plates, speed limits and other traffic regulations, vehicle weight limits and other vehicle regulations,
vehicle insurance requirements, drivers' licenses, capitol complex towing policy, public safety officer
benefit funds, and other activities related to public safety; authorizing administrative powers, penalties,
and remedies for public safety purposes; requiring studies and reports; making technical and clarifying
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.44, subdivision 3; 16A.88, subdivision 1;
117.232, subdivision 1; 138.40, subdivisions 2, 3; 161.08; 161.20, subdivision 3; 163.11, by adding
subdivisions; 164.12; 168.011, subdivision 22; 168.013, subdivision 3; 168.12, subdivisions 2e, 5; 168.54,
subdivision 4; 168A.29, subdivision 1; 169.14, subdivision 5a; 169.791, subdivision 1; 169.796, by adding
a subdivision; 169.797, subdivision 4a; 169.798, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 169.826,
subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 169.85, subdivision 2; 169.86, subdivision 5; 171.20, subdivision
4; 171.29, subdivision 2; 174.03, by adding a subdivision; 174.24, subdivisions 1, 3b, 5; 174.55,
subdivision 2; 275.71, subdivision 5; 297B.09, subdivision 1; 299A.465, subdivision 4; 299E.01, by
adding a subdivision; 299E.03, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2;
Laws 2000, chapter 433, section 4; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 2,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 117; 160; 161; 168; 299A;
331A; 414; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.794; 169.799; 174.242; Minnesota Rules,
parts 7403.1300; 7413.0400; 7413.0500.

Senator Rest moved that S.F. No. 29 be laid on the table. The motion prevailed.

Senators Knutson and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 30: A bill for an act relating to probate; providing for memorial fund trusts; changing an
application provision; providing for agreements; clarifying procedures; providing an effective date;
eliminating a duplicative affidavit requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 501B.14,
subdivision 3; 524.3-1201; Laws 2002, chapter 347, section 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 501B.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Scheid and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 31: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the precinct caucus date; changing the date
of the state party nominating election and primary and altering certain deadlines to conform to the change;
changing requirements for names appearing on the state party nominating election ballot; changing certain
terminology; authorizing cities and school districts to change the date of their primary; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 10A.31, subdivision 6; 10A.321, subdivision 1; 10A.322, subdivision 1;
10A.323; 202A.14, subdivision 1; 204B.03; 204B.06, subdivision 7; 204B.08, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.09,
subdivision 1; 204B.10, subdivisions 2, 3; 204B.11; 204B.12, subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4;
204B.21, subdivision 1; 204B.27, subdivision 2; 204B.33; 204C.26, subdivision 3; 204D.03, subdivision
1; 204D.08, subdivision 4; 204D.09, subdivision 1; 205.065, subdivision 1; 205.13, subdivisions 1a, 6;
205A.03, subdivision 2; 205A.06, subdivisions 1a, 5; 206.82, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 32: A bill for an act relating to gambling; state lottery; providing for gaming machines;
establishing horse racing purse payments; imposing a tax on gaming machine revenue; requiring a report;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision;
299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions;
349A.10, subdivision 3; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 33: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system, authorizing an
individual with prior service as a corrections program director to transfer coverage for that service from
the general plan to the correctional plan.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 34: A bill for an act relating to highways; adding, modifying, vacating, or transferring state
highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 161.114, subdivision 2; 161.115, by adding a
subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 161.115, subdivisions 197, 204, 233.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 35: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for lead tackle awareness and
education; providing for grants.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 36: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying expiration dates for advisory
committees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 15.059, subdivision 5; 16B.053; 16B.181,
subdivision 2; 16B.27, subdivision 3; 16B.76, subdivision 1; 16C.17, subdivision 2; 17.136; 18B.305,
subdivision 3; 21.112, subdivision 2; 31.95, subdivision 3a; 43A.318, subdivision 1; 79A.02, subdivision
1; 115.41, subdivision 1; 115.42; 115.43, subdivision 2; 115.44, subdivision 2; 115.45, subdivision 1;
115.50; 115.52; 115.53; 115A.072, subdivision 1; 115A.12; 115A.9651, subdivisions 2, 8, 9, 11; 119A.35,
subdivision 1; 124D.10, subdivision 2a; 124D.892, subdivision 3; 134.31, by adding a subdivision;
147B.05, subdivision 2; 147C.35, subdivision 2; 147D.25, subdivision 2; 155A.06, subdivision 5; 175.008;
178.02, subdivision 2; 182.656, subdivision 3; 214.32, subdivision 1; 242.56, subdivision 1; 254A.035,
subdivision 2; 254A.04; 256.482, subdivision 8; 256B.093, subdivision 1; 326.841; 611A.02, subdivisions
2, 3; 611A.07, subdivision 1; 611A.32, subdivision 2; 611A.33; 611A.35; 611A.36, subdivision 1;
611A.55; 611A.675; 629.342, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16B.055;
28A.20, subdivision 6; 43A.317, subdivision 4; 43A.318, subdivision 3; 62J.15, subdivision 1; 62J.692,
subdivision 2; 82B.02, subdivision 6; 82B.05; 82B.06; 84.0887, subdivision 4; 115.54; 115A.9651,
subdivision 5; 119A.42, subdivision 4; 124D.80; 124D.84, subdivision 2; 136A.031, subdivision 5;
145A.16; 161.1419, subdivision 8; 174.55; 176.102, subdivision 3; 242.56, subdivision 3; 252.282,
subdivision 4; 256B.0629; 256B.55, subdivision 5; 268.361, subdivision 3; 268.363; 299A.293; 326.41;
326.85; 611A.201, subdivision 3; 611A.202; 611A.25; 611A.34; 611A.345; 611A.361; 611A.70; 611A.71;
626.8441, subdivision 2; 626.9513; Laws 2001 First Special Session chapter 3, article 4, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Anderson and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 37: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the definition of a radioactive waste
management facility; increasing funding for renewable development; specifying the applicability of the
renewable development fund; clarifying disconnection of residential utility; authorizing sufficient dry cask
storage capacity to allow the nuclear reactors at the Prairie Island nuclear generation facility to operate
until the end of their current licenses; modifying transmission upgrade requirements; providing for
environmental review; modifying relicensing provisions; creating a hydrogen production development
program; providing for township agreements; modifying duties of the legislative energy task force;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116C.71, subdivision 7; 116C.779;
216B.095; 216B.097, by adding a subdivision; 216B.1645, by adding a subdivision; 216B.1691,
subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 216B.241, subdivision 1b; 216B.2424, subdivision 5; 216B.243,
subdivision 3b; 216C.051, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 9, by adding a subdivision; 216C.052, subdivisions 2, 3;
216C.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 116C; 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 216C.051, subdivisions 1, 4, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 38: A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing collection of treatment co-pays from
offenders; prohibiting certain persons who have been civilly committed for sexual psychopathic reasons
from receiving obscene material; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 241.272, by adding a
subdivision; 246B.04.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.