State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, April 23, 2003


12:30 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.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1505: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the time for qualifying for sales and
property tax exemptions for certain electric generating facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 272.02, subdivision 53; Laws 2002, chapter 377, article 3, section 15.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Tomassoni, Langseth and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1506: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the class rate on certain vacant
commercial, industrial, or residential property; providing for appeals of classification; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 273.13, subdivisions 24, 25; 274.01, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1507: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan;
providing a two-year modification in the reemployed annuitant earnings limit for certain metropolitan
airport police officers.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1508: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan;
providing a two-year exemption from reemployed annuitant earnings limitation for certain metropolitan
airport police officers.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1509: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for the bridges rental housing
assistance program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1510: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the construction date requirement
applicable to a property tax exemption for a biomass electric generation facility; extending the duration of
a sales tax exemption on construction materials for a biomass electric generation facility; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 272.02, subdivision 47; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5,
article 12, section 67.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Cohen, for the Committee on Finance, introduced--

S.F. No. 1511: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for educational and
related purposes to the higher education services office, board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges
and universities, board of regents of the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Medical Foundation with
certain restrictions; making various changes to the state grant program and the college savings plan;
providing for purchasing and other administrative changes at MnSCU; authorizing revenue bonds;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 124D.42, subdivision 3; 135A.14, by adding a subdivision;
136A.08, subdivision 3; 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.121, subdivisions 6, 7, 9, 9a, 13; 136A.125,
subdivision 4; 136A.171; 136A.29, subdivision 9; 136A.69; 136F.12; 136F.40, subdivision 2; 136F.45,
subdivisions 1, 2; 136F.581, subdivision 2; 136F.59, subdivision 3; 136F.60, subdivision 3; 136G.01;
136G.03, subdivision 31, by adding subdivisions; 136G.05, subdivisions 4, 5, 10; 136G.09, subdivisions 1,
2, 6, 7, 8, 9; 136G.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 9, 13; 136G.13, subdivisions 1, 3; 137.44; 299A.45, subdivision
2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 135A; 136F; 136G; 137; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 124D.95; 136A.1211; 136A.122; 136A.124; 136F.13; 136F.56;
136F.582; 136F.59, subdivision 2; 136G.03, subdivision 25.