State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Wednesday, March 26, 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 Ranum, Hottinger, Metzen, Vickerman and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1106: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for the reorganization of state
government; establishing the positions of governor's secretaries; assigning their powers and duties;
assigning agencies to secretaries; providing for an implementation plan; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1107: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the confirmation of
the members of the metropolitan airports commission by the senate; clarifying the terms of office of the
members of the metropolitan airports commission; removing the members appointed by the mayors of the
cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul; providing for review of certain capital projects by the legislature and
specific approval of them in a law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.601, subdivision 4;
473.604, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 473.621, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Michel, Olson and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 1108: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the referendum revenue cap by
the rate of inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1109: A bill for an act relating to the city of Roseville; authorizing the city to extend the
duration of a tax increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kelley, Moua, Skoglund, Wiger and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1110: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing special education revenue for
a metropolitan magnet school; making metropolitan magnet schools eligible for certain levies; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 123B.57, subdivision 1; 124D.88, by adding a subdivision; 126C.40,
subdivision 1; 126C.43, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Lourey and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1111: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring security measures for convenience
stores; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1112: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying data collection provisions; requiring
approval of certain rules; extending certain rulemaking authority; classifying certain data; establishing a
reporting system for adverse health care events; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 13.381, by adding a subdivision; 62J.301, subdivision 4; 62J.311, subdivision 1; 62J.321, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1113: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; increasing maximum gross weight for
certain vehicles and combinations on noninterstate trunk highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 169.824, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1114: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring operator certificates for certain
motorized recreational vehicles; modifying the disposition of certain fees; modifying motorized
recreational vehicle grants-in-aid; providing for enforcement; requiring reports and studies; providing civil
penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.791, subdivision 1;
84.794, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.803, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.922,
subdivision 5; 84.925, subdivision 1; 84.927, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.928, subdivision
1; 85.017; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams, Scheid, Gaither, Ourada and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 1115: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying provisions for alternative
forms of regulation of telephone companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 237.072;
237.774; Laws 1995, chapter 156, section 25; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
237; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 237.773; Laws 1995, chapter 156, section 22.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1116: A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying definition of budget billing plan;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 216B.098, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 325E.015.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1117: A bill for an act relating to highways; exempting certain highway projects from wetland
replacement requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 103G.222, subdivisions 1, 3;
103G.2241, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 1118: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing commissioner to establish
seasonal highway zones to allow operation of overweight vehicles; allowing vehicles weighing up to
100,000 pounds to travel on nine-ton roads in winter; regulating gross weights on vehicles and
combinations hauling raw or unfinished farm or forest products under certain circumstances; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.826, subdivisions 1, 3; 169.86, subdivision 5; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.826,
subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1119: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing a licensing change in Goodhue
county to an existing ICF/MR.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1120: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; suspending ethanol producer payments to certain
producers after majority ownership of a plant is transferred; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
41A.09, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1121: A bill for an act relating to operation of state government; establishing the Minnesota
False Claims Act; assessing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1122: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring that highway 62 be treated as interstate
system highway for purposes of municipal approval.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1123: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring a biennial performance report from the
department of corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 241.016, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Dibble, Lourey and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1124: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the temporary practice
requirements for alcohol and drug counselors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 148C.04,
subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ranum, Pappas, Kelley, Stumpf and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 1125: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing students to skip grade 9 upon
completion of certain graduation requirements; allowing students access to above grade-level courses;
requiring reading intervention methods for pupils of limited English proficiency who are enrolled in a
school district in the United States for the first time; requiring school districts to use compensatory revenue
for reading intervention programs; requiring staff development expenditures to be used for qualified
training programs; allowing school districts to use alternative class size ratios in the subjects of reading
and math; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 120B.07; 120B.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 122A.60,
subdivisions 1, 3; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 126C.12, by adding a subdivision; 126C.15, subdivisions 1, 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Michel and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1126: A bill for an act relating to public employees; limiting the state contribution for hospital,
medical, and dental premiums; reducing local government aid to cities and counties; reducing state aid
payments to school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 43A.29; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Michel, Reiter, Fischbach and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1127: A bill for an act relating to officials; limiting the state contribution for hospital, medical,
and dental premiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 43A.29.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Metzen, Neuville, Kelley and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1128: 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;
authorizing the sale of revenue bonds by the metropolitan council; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 403.11, subdivision 1; 473.891, subdivision 10, by adding a subdivision;
473.898, subdivisions 1, 3; 473.901, subdivision 1; 473.902, subdivisions 1, 3, 5.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 1129: A bill for an act relating to public safety; directing commissioner of administration to
initiate 911-access cell phones for seniors program.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kubly and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1130: A bill for an act relating to corrections; directing the commissioner of administration to
issue a request for proposals relating to prison privatization; establishing certain standards when
contracting for prison services; requiring the commissioner of corrections to issue a report.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Kelley, Kiscaden and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1131: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI,
section 5, providing for public debt to be incurred for public information technology systems, licenses, and
infrastructure.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Knutson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1132: A bill for an act relating to public employees; transferring duties relating to exceptions
to the political subdivision compensation limit; authorizing the state auditor to charge a fee; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
43A.17, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Limmer, Nienow and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 1133: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the use of a patient's social security
number to identify the patient; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62J.54, subdivision 4;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1134: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing Minneapolis to issue an
on-sale wine license and on-sale malt beverage license to the Southern Theatre; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Lourey and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1135: A bill for an act relating to subdivision regulation; requiring disclosure on conveyances
as to compliance with subdivision regulations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 394; 462.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dibble, Moua, Knutson, Berglin and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1136: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the department of transportation
and the metropolitan council to conduct a study of bus rapid transit on I-35W between Minneapolis and
Lakeville; requiring creation of a study advisory committee; specifying membership; requiring a report of
recommendations.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1137: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring establishment of cartway where
landowner's access is limited to navigable waterway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 164.08,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Stumpf, Berglin and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1138: A bill for an act relating to Head Start; transferring the Head Start program from the
department of children, families, and learning to the department of human services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hann, Pariseau, Michel, Reiter and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 1139: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting commissioner of transportation,
metropolitan council, and Hennepin county regional rail authority from taking certain actions relating to
rail and bus transit in southwest metropolitan area transit corridor.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Knutson, McGinn, Skoglund and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 1140: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; prohibiting children under the age of 17
from possessing certain video games; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1141: A bill for an act relating to taxation; regulating the transportation of cigarettes for sale;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297F.08, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Tomassoni, Kierlin, Olson and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1142: A bill for an act relating to higher education; adding students to the regent advisory
council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 137.0245, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1143: A bill for an act relating to health; directing the commissioner of health to establish
separate certification requirements for small environmental laboratories; modifying fees; providing for
rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144.97, by adding a subdivision; 144.98,
subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Bachmann and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1144: A bill for an act relating to health; directing the commissioner of health not to adopt
certain rules; repealing certain data collection and research initiative provisions; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 43A.24, subdivision 2; 62J.04, subdivision 3; 62J.55; 270B.14, subdivision 11;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.717, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 62J.301; 62J.311; 62J.321;
62J.322; 62J.38; 62J.381; 62J.40; 62J.41; 62J.42; 62J.451; 62J.452; 144.335, subdivision 3b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1145: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; extending the terms for which certain
certificates of indebtedness may be issued; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 412.301.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1146: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant;
authorizing the sale of bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1147: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of St. Paul to issue an on-sale
intoxicating liquor license for the Minnesota Centennial Showboat.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1148: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; clarifying that schools may
report certain alleged juvenile offenses to the juvenile justice system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 13.32, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Skoe and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1149: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Marsh
Creek flood mitigation project in the Wild Rice River watershed district in Mahnomen county; authorizing
the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1150: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing tenth grade students to participate in the
post-secondary enrollment options program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.09,
subdivisions 4, 5, 7, 8, 9.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Fischbach, Wergin, Day, Senjem and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1151: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for local government pay equity
reports to be filed with the commissioner of employee relations every five years; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 471.999.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Fischbach, Koering and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1152: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a study of the need for an additional
hospital in central Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1153: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; making various clarifying and technical
changes; providing and modifying definitions; permitting resale of certain gambling equipment; providing
for fees, prices, and prize limits; clarifying requirements for gambling managers and employees, premises,
records and reports; clarifying conduct of high school raffles and social dice games; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 349.12, subdivisions 19, 25, by adding subdivisions; 349.151, subdivision 4b;
349.161, subdivision 5; 349.166, subdivision 1; 349.167, subdivisions 4, 7; 349.168, subdivisions 1, 2, 6;
349.169, subdivisions 1, 3; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.19, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivisions 4, 5;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 349.168, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1154: A bill for an act relating to sanitary sewer districts; establishing the central iron range
sanitary sewer district.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1155: A bill for an act relating to retirement; individual retirement account plan; including the
plan in the combined service annuity portability provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
356.30, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1156: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state colleges and universities system;
authorizing early separation incentive programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 354B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1157: A bill for an act relating to retirement; the Minnesota state colleges and universities
system individual retirement account plan; permitting a revision in prior retirement benefit coverage
elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 354B.21, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1158: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions relating to DWI
breath-testing instruments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169A.03, subdivision 11;
169A.45, subdivision 4; 169A.51, subdivision 5; 169A.75; 360.0753, subdivision 4; 634.16.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1159: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring an evaluation of teaching
experience.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Michel, Hann, Olson, Larson and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1160: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing learning scholarships for students
with disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators LeClair and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 1161: A bill for an act relating to public contracting; prohibiting the use of certain agreements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16C.06, subdivision 6; 471.345, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 1162: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing state trunk highway bonds for
reconstruction and expansion of marked trunk highway 100 in St. Louis Park; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 1163: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; restricting the use of off-highway
vehicles; modifying education and training requirements for off-highway vehicles; modifying the
disposition of certain fees; increasing certain fees; modifying off-highway vehicle grants-in-aid; requiring
registry of off-highway vehicle trails; providing for enforcement; requiring studies and reports;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.791; 84.794, subdivision 2, by
adding a subdivision; 84.803, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.922, subdivision 5; 84.925,
subdivision 1; 84.927, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 84.928, subdivisions 1, 2; 85.017; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.