State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, April 9, 2003


12:00 Noon


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 Dibble, Chaudhary and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1436: A bill for an act relating to gambling; appropriating money for a culturally competent
compulsive gambling treatment program in the Southeast Asian communities.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Hottinger, Day, Higgins and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1437: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the precinct caucus date; changing the
date of the state party nominating election and primary; changing requirements for names appearing on the
state party nominating election ballot; changing certain terminology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 202A.14, subdivision 1; 204B.03; 204B.06, subdivision 7; 204B.08, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.09,
subdivision 1; 204B.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 204B.11; 204B.12, subdivision 1; 204B.33; 204D.03,
subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1438: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to provide a Vehicle and Cargo
Inspection System machine in Ranier, Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1439: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to continue operations
of safety rest areas.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1440: A bill for an act relating to breath alcohol testing devices; modifying the requirements
relating to immunity from liability for breath alcohol testing devices in liquor establishments; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 604A.30.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1441: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the time during which a sales tax
exemption for a biomass electric generating facility applies; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4,
section 19, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1442: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing certain commitments to the
commissioner of corrections to be served in local correctional facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 609.105, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1443: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; allowing certain disaster areas to
qualify as redevelopment districts with an original tax capacity equal to the land value; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 469.174, subdivision 10, by adding a subdivision; 469.177, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Larson, Vickerman, Bakk, Langseth and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1444: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money to the veterans homes board for the state's share of five capital projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Dibble, Stumpf and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1445: A bill for an act relating to young children; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; establishing the Mary McEvoy endowment fund for young
children; providing for fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.06, subdivision 2; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119C.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Marty, Higgins and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1446: A bill for an act relating to health; providing protection of drinking water from
chemicals found to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity; requiring a warning for exposure to chemicals
known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Kierlin, Senjem and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1447: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds for radio
communications system infrastructure; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy, Hottinger, Kubly and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1448: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing free tuition to certain military veterans at
public colleges and universities; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, General Legislation and Veterans Affairs.

Senators Neuville, Senjem, Bachmann and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1449: A bill for an act relating to transportation; enacting the Minnesota Regulated Public
Transit Utilities Act; providing for regulation of transit services; requiring legislative reports; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.