State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, April 2, 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.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1309: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing allowable length of recreational
vehicle combinations to 65 feet; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.81, subdivision 3c.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moua, Pogemiller, Tomassoni, Belanger and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1310: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing sale of tax liens; proposing coding for
new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 280A.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kelley, Anderson, Ourada, Gaither and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1311: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; regulating open video systems;
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 238A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1312: A bill for an act relating to the city of Roseville; authorizing creation of a tax increment
financing district subject to certain rules.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1313: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the Iron Range
Resource and Rehabilitation Board to operate a card club at the Giants Ridge recreation area; providing
powers and duties to the commissioner of public safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
298.22, subdivision 7; 299L.01, subdivision 4; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, by adding
a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299L.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Moua and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1314: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a school site pilot program.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Olson, Hann and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1315: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying school board contracting for certain
noninstructional services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.02, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Higgins, Sams and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1316: A bill for an act relating to corrections; limiting locations of residence for level III
predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 244.052, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Higgins, Sams, Anderson, Pariseau and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1317: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying licenses to be issued by licensing
agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97A.485, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1318: A bill for an act relating to advertising devices; providing for community identification
signs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 173.08, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1319: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that a person who causes the death of a
child under the age of 14 and with premeditation and intent shall be sentenced to life imprisonment
without the possibility of release; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 609.106, subdivision 2;
609.185.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1320: A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing laws requiring the commissioner
of administration to provide duplicating and printing services; authorizing outside contracts for these
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16B.48, subdivision 2; 268.186; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16B.50.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dibble, Moua, Chaudhary, Ranum and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 1321: A bill for an act relating to state government; forbidding state agencies from spending
public funds to investigate persons for the purpose of discrediting them; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1322: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for reporting and review of certain
provider expenditures; providing for audits of certain referrals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
62J.23, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1323: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing "rule of 85" retirement for certain
teachers retirement association members.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1324: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating gross weights on vehicles and
combinations hauling raw or unfinished farm or forest products under certain circumstances; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1325: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying assigned student responsibility;
increasing the appropriation for student grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 136A.121,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1326: A bill for an act relating to education finance; delaying implementation of the airport
runway impact zone aid program; amending Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 2, section 36, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1327: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring school districts to direct at least
55 percent of their operating revenue directly to regular instruction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 123B.10, subdivision 1; 123B.77, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marty, Lourey and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1328: A bill for an act relating to health; enacting the Compassionate Use Act to protect
seriously ill patients from prosecution and prison for using medicinal marijuana under a physician's
supervision; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1329: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting tobacco use in certain public institutions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144.414, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1330: A bill for an act relating to probate; providing for licensing of certain guardians and
conservators; providing for a licensing board; limiting certain fees; changing certain fiduciary
requirements; requiring notices; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 525.539,
subdivision 8; 525.56, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 525.58, subdivision 1; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 525.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pariseau, Jungbauer and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1331: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying funding for state parks and
recreation areas; requiring certain state parks and recreation areas to be self-sufficient; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 85.053; 85.054, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 9; 85.205; 85.34,
subdivisions 2, 4; 85.43; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 85.045, subdivision 4; 85.052; 85.053, subdivisions 4, 5; 85.054,
subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 7, 8; 85.055; 85.22.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1332: A bill for an act relating to retirement; monthly benefit and monthly benefit/lump sum
option volunteer fire plans; revising required support levels for various benefit amounts; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 424A.02, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Michel, Gaither, Kleis and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1333: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a long-term capital
gain exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091,
subdivisions 1, 2, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1334: A bill for an act relating to cities; allowing the charter to prohibit members of the
governing body of the city from serving on the charter commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 410.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1335: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to develop a plan to secure medical assistance for mental health services provided in out-of-home
placement settings.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1336: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money and authorizing issuance of
state trunk highway bonds for reconstruction of marked trunk highway 14 between Eagle Lake and
Owatonna.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1337: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to independent
school district No. 38, Red Lake, for school construction costs and related improvements; authorizing
bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest, Sams, Bakk, Dibble and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1338: A bill for an act relating to state lottery; requiring annual reports on maximizing
revenues to environmental trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 349A.15.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1339: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; requiring the collection and study of certain
types of prostitution and requiring a report; requiring a report on the use of money collected from penalty
assessments imposed against individuals committing certain prostitution crimes; clarifying headnotes;
providing that the penalty assessments be appropriated to the commissioner of public safety; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 609.324; 609.3241.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Michel and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1340: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; making technical changes; freezing
the medical fee schedule conversion factor for one year; instructing the commissioner of commerce to
establish a surcharge rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 79A.12, subdivision 2; 176.081,
subdivision 1; 176.092, subdivision 1a; 176.129, subdivisions 1b, 2a; 176.135, subdivision 7; 176.136,
subdivision 1a; 176.231, subdivision 5; 176.391, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 79.

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

Senators Dille and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1341: A bill for an act relating to education; removing performance bond requirement on
contracts for the transportation of school children; providing for a capital operating account levy for school
buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.52, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1342: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association;
eliminating the requirement that local elected officials terminate the elected official employment to qualify
for a retirement annuity based on other public employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
353.29, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1343: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for an elected
metropolitan council; regulating economic interest statements of candidates and members; regulating
contributions to candidates; requiring a study; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a; 10A.25, subdivision 2; 10A.27, subdivision 1;
10A.315; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09,
subdivisions 1, 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1;
204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3;
211B.01, subdivision 3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; 375.09; 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A; 204D; 473; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a, 3c; Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1,
section 8.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1344: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for kindergarten through grade 12
general education, special programs, educational excellence and other policy, and nutrition; providing for
family and early childhood education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84A.51, subdivision 4;
119A.52; 119B.011, subdivisions 5, 15, 19, by adding a subdivision; 119B.02, subdivision 1; 119B.03,
subdivision 9; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.11, subdivision 2a; 119B.12,
subdivision 2; 119B.13, subdivision 6; 119B.19, subdivision 7; 119B.21, subdivision 11; 119B.23,
subdivision 3; 120A.24, subdivision 4; 121A.21; 121A.23, subdivision 1; 121A.41, subdivision 10;
122A.414, by adding a subdivision; 122A.415, subdivision 3; 123B.88, subdivision 2; 124D.081, by
adding a subdivision; 124D.09, subdivision 20; 124D.10, subdivisions 2a, 4; 124D.118, subdivisions 1, 3;
124D.13, subdivisions 4, 8; 124D.15, subdivision 7; 124D.16, subdivision 1; 124D.52, subdivision 3;
125A.023, subdivision 3; 125A.03; 125A.08; 125A.28; 125A.30; 126C.05, subdivision 16; 126C.17,
subdivision 11; 256.046, subdivision 1; 256.0471, subdivision 1; 256.98, subdivision 8; 475.61,
subdivisions 1, 3; 611A.78, subdivision 1; 626.556, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 119B; 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 15.014, subdivision
3; 119A.08; 119A.15, subdivision 5a; 124D.118, subdivision 2; 124D.93; 125A.47; 144.401, subdivision
5; 239.004; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 16.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1345: A bill for an act relating to public finance; validating bonds issued by Anoka county for
public safety radio improvements.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1346: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating an alternative to the detachment
and annexation process for residential property parcels that are split among school districts; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1347: A bill for an act relating to health; restricting the construction of radiation therapy
facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Olson and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1348: A bill for an act relating to education; giving preference to the nonpublic school site for
instruction for children with a disability who attend the nonpublic school; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 126C.19, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1349: A bill for an act relating to public utilities; prohibiting further construction of power
lines in Sunfish Lake, Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, and South St. Paul until environmental
impact statements have been completed.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying or abolishing certain provisions
related to joint county state-aid highway and municipal state-aid street status; deleting requirement for
department of transportation to send copies of certain rules to county auditors; abolishing requirement that
department of transportation maintain a list of highway engineers; repealing prohibition on establishing
new divisions in department of transportation; abolishing obsolete statute related to highway jurisdiction
studies; abolishing provision for collective ratemaking by motor carriers; repealing authority of
commissioner of transportation over pipeline carriers; repealing certain rules governing design standards
of driveways next to highways, motor carriers, aeronautics, and the right of first refusal to certain railroad
land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 162.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 162.09, subdivision 1;
163.07, subdivision 2; 174.64, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 162.09,
subdivision 5; 174.025; 174.031; 221.165; 221.54; 221.55; Minnesota Rules, parts 7800.0100, subparts 1,
3, 5; 7800.0500; 7800.0700; 7800.1400; 7800.1500; 7800.1600; 7800.1700; 7800.3100; 7800.3900;
7800.4810; 7805.0800; 8800.0100, subparts 7, 36; 8800.1200, subpart 3; 8800.3500; 8800.3700;
8800.4000; 8810.4200; 8810.4500; 8810.4600; 8810.4700; 8810.4800; 8810.4900; 8810.5000; 8810.5100;
8810.5500; 8810.9920; 8810.9921; 8850.6900, subparts 4, 6, 11, 12, 17; 8850.7000; 8850.7025;
8850.7040; 8850.7100; 8850.7900; 8850.8200; 8850.8900; 8850.9000; 8850.9050, subparts 1, 2;
8900.0100; 8900.0200; 8900.0300; 8900.0400; 8900.0500; 8900.0600; 8900.0700; 8900.0800; 8900.0900;
8900.1000; 8900.1100; 8910.0100; 8910.0200; 8910.0300; 8910.0400; 8910.1000; 8910.2000; 8910.2100;
8910.3000; 8910.3100.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1351: A bill for an act relating to human rights; recognizing the Sandy Lake Band of
Mississippi Chippewa as a state-recognized Indian tribe.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1352: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association police
and fire plan; authorizing survivor benefit for the survivor of a deceased member.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Senjem, Murphy and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1353: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for selection of spring
turkey licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97A.435, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins, Kelley and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1354: A bill for an act relating to elections; moving the date of precinct caucuses from the first
Tuesday in March to the third Tuesday in February; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 202A.14,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Robling, Day, Wergin and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1355: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing commissioner of transportation to
enter into lease agreements for highway rest areas; depositing money in special revenue fund;
appropriating money for highway rest stop program; requiring commissioner to report to legislature;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 160.28, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Vickerman, Stumpf, Langseth and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1356: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing a mechanism for farmers to reserve
seed from an agricultural crop for purposes of planting in subsequent crop years; authorizing a fee;
imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 21.81, by adding subdivisions; 21.87;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 21.

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

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1357: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for the governor to appoint the
executive secretary of the board of electricity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 326.241,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Neuville and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1358: A bill for an act relating to taxation; restricting eligibility for property tax refunds for
claimants who receive certain payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290A.03, subdivision
8.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kubly; Johnson, D.E.; Saxhaug; Solon and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1359: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain camp fees; amend
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.70, subdivision 16.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1360: A bill for an act relating to taxes; local sales and use tax; expanding the uses for the
Hermantown local sales tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pogemiller and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1361: A bill for an act relating to public employment; providing phased retirement and
voluntary unpaid leave options to local public employees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1362: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring reporting of certain allocated
expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 10A.20, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 1363: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating Medicare supplement insurance;
conforming state law to the minimum federal standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
62A.31, subdivisions 1f, 1u; 62A.315; 62A.316.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1364: A bill for an act relating to real property; eliminating junior creditor redemption rights
under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 580.24.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.