State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 31, 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.

Senators Higgins and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1234: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying licensure requirements for
occupational therapists whose licenses have lapsed for more than four years; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 148.6425, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Belanger, McGinn and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1235: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a service credit purchase in the
teachers retirement association for certain sabbatical leaves.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins, Senjem, Marko, Sparks and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1236: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing a valuation exclusion for lead
paint removal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.11, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kierlin and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1237: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a pilot project to demonstrate
the effectiveness of a care and treatment facility operating a charter school.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1238: A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing a parole board; prescribing its
membership, duties, and powers; prescribing when an individual is eligible for parole; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Metzen, Scheid, Sparks and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1239: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying a posting requirement; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.318, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Anderson, Murphy and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1240: A bill for an act relating to insurance; making various changes in enforcement of
mandatory automobile insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.791, subdivision 1;
169.792, subdivision 5; 169.796, by adding a subdivision; 169.797, subdivisions 4, 4a; 169.798,
subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 171.20, subdivision 4; 171.182, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 169.792, subdivision 12; 169.794; 169.799; Minnesota Rules, part 7413.0400.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1241: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the financing of
metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain
obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1242: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for the valuation of certain
rental housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.11, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2001,
First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 96.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Cohen and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1243: A bill for an act relating to state agencies; abolishing positions of deputy commissioner
and unclassified assistant commissioner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 15.06, subdivisions
6, 9; 16A.01, subdivision 3; 16B.03; 17.01; 43A.03, subdivision 3; 45.013; 84.01, subdivisions 2, 3;
116.03, subdivision 1; 116J.01, subdivision 5; 174.02, subdivision 2; 175.001, subdivision 1; 241.01,
subdivision 2; 245.03, subdivision 1; 268.0121, subdivision 4; 270.02, subdivision 3; 299A.01, subdivision
1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 15.06, subdivisions 7, 8; 17.013; 43A.03, subdivision 4;
116J.01, subdivision 4; 190.08, subdivision 1; 196.021; 363.04, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1244: A bill for an act relating to the city of Bird Island; authorizing a temporary exception to
sewer extension permit requirements.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1245: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; providing for local approval
process for certain capital improvement projects for which easements will be acquired by eminent domain;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1246: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; providing for local approval
process for certain capital improvement projects for which real property will be acquired by eminent
domain; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1247: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis teachers retirement association;
authorizing a certain prior Minneapolis teachers retirement fund association member to repay a refund
without interest.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni, Day and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1248: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing for speed limits of 65 miles per
hour during daytime and 55 miles per hour during nighttime on paved two-lane highways; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.14, subdivision 2; 169.99, subdivision 1b; 171.12, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Larson, Pariseau, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 1249: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring candidates to receive a certain
percentage of votes in the general election to be eligible to receive payments from the general account in
the state elections campaign fund; permitting a political party to lose major party status every two years,
rather than every four years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 10A.31, subdivision 7; 10A.322,
subdivision 1; 200.02, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Ortman, Ourada, McGinn, Murphy and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1250: A bill for an act relating to highways; prohibiting expenditures of money from
dedicated highway funds to purchase native grass seeds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1251: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
independent school district No. 628, Plummer.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1252: A bill for an act relating to cemeteries; providing for correction of interment errors;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 306; 307.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Saxhaug and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 1253: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for the sale of
timber on tax-forfeited land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 282.04, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1254: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying immunization requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 121A.15, subdivisions 3, 3a; 135A.14, subdivision 3; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1255: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying supervision requirements for
drug and alcohol counselor temporary practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 148C.04,
subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators McGinn, Murphy and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 1256: A bill for an act relating to public employment; exempting essential employees from
any salary and wage rate freeze that may be imposed by law.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 1257: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring legislative approval for certain
fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16A.1283; 136F.70, subdivision 2; 137.02, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Senjem, Vickerman, Wiger, Marko and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1258: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing a legislative commission on
unnecessary mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 3.843;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1259: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the corporate status of Lewis and Clark
Rural Water System, Inc. for purposes of certain federal tax law.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1260: A bill for an act relating to public utilities; making changes to the telephone assistance
plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 237.70, subdivisions 2, 3, 4a, 5, 6, 7; 237.701,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 1261: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter school students to fully
participate in the extracurricular activities of a resident school district on the same basis as other public
school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.49, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1262: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain game farm and hunting preserve
fees from the sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy, Sams, Dille and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1263: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the headquarters of the department
of agriculture to be named after Orville L. Freeman.

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

Senators Dibble, Marko, Moua, Chaudhary and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1264: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring creation of interagency
environmental review streamlining committee, specifying duties; requiring development of model
environmental review memorandum of understanding and specifying its content; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Berglin, Lourey, Sams and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1265: A bill for an act relating to education; coordinating crisis services with removal of
certain students; providing for district student removal reports to department of children, families, and
learning; increasing graduation rates of students with emotional or behavioral disturbance; requiring
warning signs of mental illness to be included in continuing education requirements for teachers; providing
for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 121A.55; 121A.61, subdivision 3; 122A.09,
subdivision 4; 125A.08.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1266: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting single background study for home care
provider employees; excluding licensed home care agencies from supplemental nursing services law;
excluding certain home care agencies from state survey requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 144.057, subdivision 1; 144A.46, by adding a subdivision; 144A.70, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Langseth, Dille, Ortman and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1267: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; wetlands; modifying wetland replacement
requirements for public transportation projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 103G.222,
subdivisions 1, 3; 103G.2241, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sparks, Sams and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1268: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying notice and plan requirements before
excavating around utility facilities; allowing notice exception for emergency; requiring rules for damage
reports; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 216D.04,
subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4; 216D.05; 216D.06, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 216D.08,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Day, Ortman, Jungbauer, McGinn and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1269: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing state bonds for highway
purposes; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1270: A bill for an act relating to the city of Buffalo; authorizing it to issue general obligation
bonds to pay for the city's share of highway 55 reconstruction and upgrading.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ourada, Dille, Limmer and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1271: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing trunk highway
corridor-protection revolving loan account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 161.04, by adding a subdivision; 174.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1272: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for fire and rescue
operations support for Interstate park.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1273: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; allowing government agencies to act as
commercial driver training schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.33, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1274: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing an early retirement levy for school
districts.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kubly, Murphy, Saxhaug and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1275: A bill for an act relating to evidence; establishing a domestic violence victims' advocate
privilege; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 595.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kubly, Murphy and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1276: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing revenue for certain secondary schools;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Wergin, Pariseau and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1277: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying 911 emergency
telecommunications provisions governing fee submission procedures and audits; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 403.11, subdivisions 1, 3c.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1278: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying the reporting requirements of
the predatory offender registration law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 243.166, subdivisions
3, 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Wergin, Ruud and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1279: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to commissioner
of transportation for state's matching amount for recreational bridge over highway 169 in Mille Lacs
county; authorizing sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1280: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain personal property at an
electric generation facility is exempt from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 272.02, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Sams, Dille, Rosen, Stumpf and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1281: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying environmental review for
animal feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116D.04, subdivisions 2a, 10, 11, 13.

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

Senators Murphy and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1282: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing for placement in the capitol area of a
statue commemorating Hmong veterans of the campaign in Laos during the Vietnam War.

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

Senators Kelley, Kierlin and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1283: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding mechanisms for virtual
schools; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Ourada; Langseth; Rest and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1284: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing maximum license taxes on
passenger automobiles; providing for deposit of revenues from motor vehicle sales tax; requiring
reductions in department of transportation trunk highway fund budget base; authorizing issuance of state
trunk highway bonds and appropriating proceeds for trunk highway improvements; authorizing issuance of
state general obligation bonds for public transit capital improvements; proposing an amendment to the
Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIV to dedicate all revenue from the motor vehicle
sales tax to highway and transit purposes beginning July 1, 2007; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168.013, subdivision 1a; 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 1285: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; reinstating funding for Minnesota economic
opportunity grants.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1286: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for high-speed rail transportation
under authority of commissioner of transportation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1287: A bill for an act relating to government data; extending sunset for disclosure of certain
taxpayer data; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 3, section 27, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Marty and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1288: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing continuing levy authority for
certain community education activities jointly sponsored by a city and a school district; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ourada, Gaither, Metzen and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1289: A bill for an act relating to utility regulation; amending the interest utilities pay on
consumer deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 325E.02.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Ourada, Langseth, Robling and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1290: A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating utility relocations necessitated by
design-build transportation projects; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Day, Gaither, Michel and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1291: A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying prevailing wage rate determination method;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 177.42, subdivision 6.

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

Senators Kleis; McGinn; Pariseau; Johnson, D.J. and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1292: A bill for an act relating to firearms; providing that a person who is convicted of a
felony-level crime of violence is prohibited from possessing, receiving, shipping, or transporting a firearm
for the remainder of the person's lifetime; authorizing a court upon a showing of good cause to restore the
person's ability to possess, receive, ship, or transport firearms; making technical changes to the definition
of "crime of violence"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 242.31, subdivision 2a; 260B.245,
subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivisions 1a, 1b, by adding a subdivision; 609A.03, subdivision 5a; 624.712,
subdivision 5; 624.713, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 638.02, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1293: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing the
teachers retirement association to use a salary for pension purposes for a certain teacher which is in excess
of actual earnings.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lourey, Cohen, Marko and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 1294: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an analysis of management
options for school trust land in the boundary waters canoe area; temporarily suspending the disposal of
school trust land in the boundary waters canoe area.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1295: A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating information on drivers' licenses,
identification cards, and permits, and applications for them; adopting certain federal laws and regulations;
making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 171.06, subdivision
3; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 171.14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171;
repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 7410.0400, subparts 1, 1a, 1b; 7410.1800.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety. Senator Kleis questioned the
reference thereon and, under Rule 4, the bill was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1296: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing certain commitments to the
commissioner of corrections to be served in local correctional facilities; requiring the commissioner to
issue a request for proposals to provide facilities for persons committed to the commissioner; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.105, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; repealing Laws 2002,
chapter 220, article 6, section 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1297: A bill for an act relating to state government; removing legislators from certain
executive branch boards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 15.50, subdivision 1; 41D.01,
subdivisions 1, 3; 116O.09, subdivision 1a; 138.763, subdivision 1; 240A.02, subdivision 1; 298.22,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sparks, Metzen and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1298: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting certain insurers from transacting
business in the state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Ruud and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1299: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for homestead classification for certain
resorts owned by a limited liability company; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.13,
subdivision 22.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1300: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing requirements for qualified teachers
and paraprofessionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.22; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1301: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the board of teaching to adopt rules
granting a license to chemistry, physics, and biology teachers; allowing science teachers with continuing
licenses to be certified to teach other subjects after receiving a qualifying score on a Praxis II test;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1302: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; providing for the campaign finance and
public disclosure board to administer the law on corporate political contributions; expanding permitted
activities under the corporate political contribution law; modifying penalties for corporate political
contributions; eliminating certain criminal penalties; requiring labor organizations to allow employees to
indicate agreement to use certain fees for certain political purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 10A.071, subdivision 3; 10A.16; 10A.17, subdivision 5; 10A.20, subdivision 6b; 10A.29; 10A.37;
211B.15, subdivisions 1, 6, 7, 11, 12, 16, 17, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Lourey and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1303: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating funds to the commissioner of
human services to place markers at cemeteries located at regional treatment centers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1304: A bill for an act relating to retirement; requiring an actuarial study to determine the
costs to restructure the four Minnesota teacher retirement plans.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1305: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 277, Westonka.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Skoglund and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1306: A bill for an act relating to crime; creating a sanctions conference procedure to allow
probation officers to impose, with district court confirmation, probation sanctions for technical violations
of probation; requesting the chief judge of each judicial district to develop procedures for sanctions
conferences and a sanctions conference form; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 243.05,
subdivision 1; 609.135, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243;
244; 401; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 244.19, subdivision 3a; 401.02, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Murphy, Tomassoni, Scheid and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1307: A bill for an act removing a limitation for regional library basic system support grants;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 134.201, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 134.34, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1308: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing the 911 emergency telephone
service fee to cover the cost of the third phase of the public safety radio communication system;
transferring responsibility for the 911 emergency telephone system and public safety radio system to the
commissioner of public safety; authorizing the sale of revenue bonds by the metropolitan council;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 403.02, subdivision 10; 403.06; 403.07,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 403.09, subdivision 1; 403.11; 403.113; 473.891, subdivision 10, by adding a
subdivision; 473.898, subdivisions 1, 3; 473.901; 473.902, by adding a subdivision; 473.907, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.