State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, April 10, 2003


9:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1450: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for riverboat gambling;
authorizing the director of the state lottery to establish gaming machines and imposing a tax on adjusted
gross revenue; providing for sharing of revenue generated by gaming machines; authorizing a person with
a gaming machine location contract to establish a card club with certain conditions; providing powers and
duties to the director; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 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 State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Scheid, Langseth, Michel, Sparks and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1451: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to allocate funds to certain
uncommon schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.69, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Gaither, Olson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1452: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Plymouth volunteer firefighter's relief
association; making various ancillary benefits subject to general law; amending Laws 1978, chapter 685,
sections 1, as amended, 2, 3, 6; repealing Laws 1978, chapter 685, section 5.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni, Kleis, Frederickson, Solon and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1453: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying financial aid for postsecondary
students; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 136A.101, subdivision 4;
136A.121, subdivision 6; 136A.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 136A.232; 136A.233; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 136F; 137; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
136A.1211; 136A.122.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1454: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing the board of teaching to grant annual
waivers allowing licensed teachers in alternative schools to provide instruction in a content area for which
the teacher is not licensed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.09, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ortman; Kleis; Johnson, D.E. and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1455: A bill for an act relating to administrative penalty orders; authorizing administrative
powers, penalties, and remedies for public safety purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1456: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; establishing an oversight council for the
state lottery; providing powers and duties; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
349A.08, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators McGinn and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1457: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; establishing a schedule for meeting and
consideration of bills; forbidding meetings of the legislature in even-numbered years; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 3.011.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Sams, Scheid and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1458: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing for the calculation of the
workforce development assessment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 268.022, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Betzold and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1459: A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying salary provisions for certain
officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 11A.07, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivisions 2, 3;
352.03, subdivision 4; 353.03, subdivision 3a; 354.06, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1460: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system general plan,
correctional plan, legislators plan, state patrol plan, judges plan, and various other plans covered by
combined service annuity provisions; enhancing legislators plan service-in-more-than-one-fund provision;
expanding use of combined service annuity provision by retirees of public safety plans; expanding
entitlement to dependent child benefits in legislators plan and state patrol plan; creating financial
incentives for Minnesota state retirement system general plan disabilitants to return to work; clarifying
disability definitions in various plans; requiring disabilitant study; permitting earlier retirement in elected
state officers plan and judges plan; reducing early retirement penalties in judges plan; clarifying Minnesota
state retirement system excluded employee provision; requiring daily compounding of refund interest in
various plans; enhancing judges plan refund interest rate; creating six year term certain annuity in
Minnesota state retirement system general plan and unclassified plan; revising unclassified plan payout
options; revising state patrol plan dependent child benefits; creating account in Minnesota state retirement
system funded by increased unclassified plan employer contributions to reimburse Minnesota state
retirement system general plan for losses from transfers from unclassified plan to general plan; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 3A.01, subdivision 2; 3A.03, subdivision 2; 3A.12, subdivision 1;
352.01, subdivisions 2b, 13; 352.113, by adding a subdivision; 352.12, subdivisions 1, 2a, 6, 7, 8, 11;
352.22, subdivisions 2, 3; 352.95, subdivisions 1, 2; 352B.01, subdivisions 10, 11; 352B.10; 352B.105;
352B.11, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 352C.031, subdivision 2; 352D.02, subdivision 3;
352D.04, subdivision 2; 352D.065, subdivision 2; 352D.075, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision;
356.30, subdivision 1; 356.441; 490.121, subdivision 10; 490.124, subdivisions 3, 12; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 352.01, subdivision 13a; 352D.02, subdivision 5; 490.11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Knutson, Belanger and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1461: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a municipal aggregate material
removal tax; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 298; 366; 394; 462.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1462: A bill for an act relating to civil action; regulating actions involving fault; regulating
actions involving certain insurance practices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 604.01,
subdivision 1; 604.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.