State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, March 13, 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 Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 786: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; extending
deadline for certain teachers to elect retirement coverage for Minnesota state colleges and universities
system service.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 787: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Duluth to issue one additional
on-sale license.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 788: A bill for an act relating to gambling; appropriating money for compulsive gambling
prevention and education.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Cohen, Vickerman, Hottinger, Frederickson and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 789: A bill for an act relating to counties; allowing counties to have a private certified public
accountant examine its books; removing the mandate of audits by the state auditor; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 6.55; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 6.48.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 790: A bill for an act relating to human services; recodifying and reorganizing the background
study provisions in the Human Services Licensing Act; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 245A.04, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f; 245A.041; proposing coding for
new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245C.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Fischach introduced--

S.F. No. 791: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; clarifying when vehicle lights must be
displayed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.48, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Pogemiller, Solon, Kierlin and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 792: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing baccalaureate programs at Fond
du Lac tribal and community college; providing for a memorandum of understanding; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 136F.12.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ranum, Belanger, Kelley and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 793: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying eligibility of local governments for
state aid in building components of the regionwide public safety radio and communications system;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.891, subdivision 10; 473.898, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Murphy, Ourada, Metzen, Stumpf and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 794: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the definition of a radioactive waste
management facility; specifying the applicability of the renewable development fund; authorizing
sufficient dry cask storage capacity to allow the nuclear reactors at the Prairie Island nuclear generation
facility to operate until the end of their current licenses; requiring a public utility that owns a nuclear
generation facility to seek commission approval for additional storage capacity for spent nuclear fuel;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116C.71, subdivision 7; 116C.779; 216B.1645, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Limmer, Scheid, Foley, Neuville and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 795: 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.

Senators Robling, Lourey, Berglin and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 796: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing child care licensing provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 245A.14, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Foley and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 797: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that employees and prospective
employees of electronic security system companies, and certain license applicants undergo criminal
history background checks; providing procedures for these background checks; authorizing the discharge
of employees based on the results of the background checks and providing that there is no liability for so
doing; providing for license endorsement disqualification or revocation in certain instances; imposing
criminal penalties for failure to request required background checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 326.242, by adding a subdivision; 326.2421, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 798: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for economic
development, housing, and certain agencies of state government; modifying programs; regulating activities
and practices; modifying penalty provisions; changing terms; authorizing a registration fee; modifying
occupational safety and health standards and provisions; modifying displaced homemaker provisions;
regulating certain insurance filings; providing for certain filing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 60A.14, subdivision 1; 61A.02, subdivision 2; 61A.09, subdivision 1; 61A.17; 62A.02,
subdivision 1, 2; 62A.11, subdivision 3; 70A.06, subdivision 1; 79.56, subdivisions 1, 3; 124D.68,
subdivision 2; 175.16, subdivision 1; 177.26, subdivisions 1, 2; 178.01; 178.03, subdivisions 1, 2;
181.9435, subdivision 1; 181.9436; 182.65, subdivision 2; 182.651, subdivisions 7, 8, 9, 13, 14; 182.652,
subdivision 1; 182.653, subdivision 3; 182.654, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 11; 182.655, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13; 182.6555; 182.6575; 182.658; 182.659, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 8; 182.66, subdivision 1;
182.663, subdivision 5; 182.665; 182.666, subdivisions 1, 2; 182.667, subdivision 2; 182.668, subdivisions
2, 3; 182.6731; 239.011, by adding a subdivision; 256D.05, subdivision 1; 256J.49, subdivision 13;
268.0111, subdivision 4; 268.665, subdivision 2; 325D.32, subdivision 10; 325D.33, subdivision 8;
354D.02, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 60A; 178; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 138.91; 177.26, subdivision 3; 178.11; 182.651, subdivisions 11, 15, 16,
17, 18, 19, 20; 182.6521; 182.653, subdivisions 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 4e, 4f, 4g, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 182.654,
subdivisions 3, 7, 10; 182.655, subdivisions 4, 10, 10a, 12, 14; 182.663, subdivision 3; 182.668,
subdivisions 1, 5; 182.672; 182.676; 268.96; 325D.33, subdivisions 2a, 6; 325D.37, subdivision 3;
325D.371; 325D.405; 325D.415; 325D.43; Minnesota Rules, parts 5205.0020; 5205.0030; 5205.0040;
5205.0050; 5205.0060; 5205.0065; 5205.0080; 5205.0100; 5205.0105; 5205.0110, subparts 1, 2a, 3, 4;
5205.0115; 5205.0116; 5205.0120; 5205.0130; 5205.0140; 5205.0150; 5205.0200; 5205.0330; 5205.0550;
5205.0560; 5205.0570; 5205.0580; 5205.0650; 5205.0660; 5205.0665; 5205.0670; 5205.0675; 5205.0685;
5205.0686; 5205.0690; 5205.0700; 5205.0710; 5205.0750; 5205.0755; 5205.0760; 5205.0765; 5205.0770;
5205.0850; 5205.0860; 5205.0865; 5205.0870; 5205.0880; 5205.0890; 5205.1200; 5205.1210; 5205.1220;
5205.1230; 5205.1400; 5206.0100, subparts 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 2a, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7a, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11a, 11b,
12, 13, 14, 14a, 14b, 14c, 16, 16a, 17, 19; 5206.0200; 5206.0300, subparts 1, 2, 3, 6, 7; 5206.0400;
5206.0500; 5206.0600; 5206.0700; 5206.0800; 5206.1000; 5206.1100; 5206.1200; 5206.1300; 5206.1400;
5206.1500; 5206.1600; 5206.1700; 5206.1800; 5206.1900; 5206.2000; 5207.0005; 5207.0010; 5207.0020;
5207.0030; 5207.0035; 5207.0040; 5207.0050; 5207.0060; 5207.0100; 5207.0200; 5207.0210; 5207.0250;
5207.0300, subpart 1; 5207.0301; 5207.0302; 5207.0303; 5207.0304; 5207.0310; 5207.0320; 5207.0400;
5207.0410; 5207.0500; 5207.0510; 5207.0520; 5207.0530; 5207.0540; 5207.0600; 5207.0610; 5207.0620;
5207.0630; 5207.0700; 5207.0710; 5207.0720; 5207.0730; 5207.0740; 5207.0800; 5207.0810; 5207.0850;
5207.0900; 5207.0910; 5207.1000.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 799: A bill for an act relating to education; providing an additional method for school districts
to form and sponsor a charter school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.10, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 800: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for alternative school district
organization; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 801: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the public
employees retirement association; authorizing certain retirees to revoke retirement annuity applications
and apply for disability benefits.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sparks, Sams, Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 802: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring at least two members of the public utilities
commission to be from outside the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
216A.03, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Neuville, Reiter, Kiscaden, Michel and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 803: A bill for an act relating to state government appropriations; appropriating money to fund
corrections, public safety, courts, and other agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 243.53,
subdivision 1; 299C.10, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 299C.48; 299F.46, subdivision 1, by
adding subdivisions; 299M.03, by adding a subdivision; 357.021, subdivision 7; 609.105, subdivision 1, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 123B.73; 241.41; 241.42; 241.43; 241.44; 241.441; 241.45.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Tomassoni; Ourada; Reiter and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 804: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for wildlife shooting
preserves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97A.115, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules,
part 6242.0300.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dibble and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 805: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for special assessments for
reinspections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 429.101, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 806: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying military service credit purchase
provisions in the teachers retirement association and first class city teacher plans; providing for
compliance with certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to all retirement plans; making
other clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 354.42, subdivision 7;
354.53; 354.533, subdivision 1; 354A.093; 354A.097, subdivision 1; 356.611, subdivision 2, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 807: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; expanding
dependent child benefit eligibility; enhancing surviving spouse benefits if receipt is delayed; authorizing
payment of annuities in death-while-active-or-deferred situations where there is no surviving spouse or
dependent children; expanding teachers retirement association qualified part-time teacher program
eligibility if teacher is a legislator; making administrative revisions in various member data reporting
provisions, beneficiary designation provisions, and retirement accrual provisions; expanding use of
nontaxable rollovers to repay refunds or purchase service credit in all public plans; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 354.05, subdivisions 8, 8a, 22; 354.096, subdivision 1; 354.44, subdivision 4;
354.46, subdivisions 2, 2b, 5, by adding subdivisions; 354.48, subdivision 2; 354.52, subdivisions 4a, 6;
354.66, subdivision 2; 356.441; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 354A.107.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 808: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing notice and authorization requirements
and procedures for the use of point of purchase debit entries on customer accounts; providing for
enforcement actions and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Higgins, Bakk, Tomassoni and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 809: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverage excise taxation; providing a separate
excise tax for dairy mixed cocktails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 297G.01, by adding a
subdivision; 297G.03, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Anderson, Rest and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 810: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing consumers a right to privacy,
confidentiality, and secrecy of their financial records; requiring consumer authorization for exchange or
disclosure of their financial records; providing remedies; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 13E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Moua, Cohen, Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 811: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the public
employees retirement association; including the St. Paul port authority in retirement coverage; authorizing
purchases of prior service credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 353.01, subdivisions 2d, 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Fischbach, Tomassoni, Kleis and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 812: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; permitting the harvesting of farmed
cervidae on licensed shooting preserves; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 17.451, subdivision 2; 17.452, subdivisions 5, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins, Lourey, Marty and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 813: A bill for an act relating to assisted reproduction; authorizing gestational surrogacy
agreements; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Lourey, Marty and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 814: A bill for an act relating to parentage; modifying provisions regarding parentage of a
child conceived through artificial insemination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 257.56.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 815: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money and authorizing issuance
of state bonds for highway 5 safety improvements.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, Michel, Higgins and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 816: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan radio board; extending the expiration date for
the board; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 817: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying the rape examination law;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.35.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kelley, Kierlin, Koering and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 818: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for regional training sites for
HIV/STI education in schools.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 819: A bill for an act relating to energy; imposing a penalty on a public utility subject to a
biomass mandate for nonoperational biomass projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
216B.2424, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Anderson, Scheid, Wiger, Pappas and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 820: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing substitute teachers to attain continuing
contract or tenure status; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.44, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden and LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 821: A bill for an act relating to state government; making changes to public assistance
programs, health care programs, continuing care for persons with disabilities, and children's services;
establishing the Community Services Act; changing estate recovery provisions for medical assistance;
modifying local public health grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
16A.724; 62J.692, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.19, subdivision 1; 69.021, subdivision 11;
144.1222, by adding a subdivision; 144.125; 144.128; 144.1483; 144.1488, subdivision 4; 144.1491,
subdivision 1; 144.1502, subdivision 4; 144.551, subdivision 1; 144A.4605, subdivision 4; 144E.11,
subdivision 6; 145.88; 145.881, subdivision 2; 145.882, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7, by adding a subdivision;
145.883, subdivisions 1, 9; 145A.02, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 145A.06, subdivision 1; 145A.09, subdivisions
2, 4, 7; 145A.10, subdivisions 2, 10, by adding a subdivision; 145A.11, subdivisions 2, 4; 145A.12,
subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 145A.13, by adding a subdivision; 145A.14, subdivision 2;
147A.08; 148.5194, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 148.6445, subdivision 7; 153A.17;
245.4874; 245A.10; 245B.06, subdivision 8; 246.54; 252.27, subdivision 2a; 252.46, subdivision 1;
256.01, subdivision 2; 256.476, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 11; 256.935, subdivision 1; 256.955, subdivision
2a; 256.9657, subdivision 1; 256.969, subdivisions 2b, 3a; 256.9754, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 256.984,
subdivision 1; 256B.055, by adding a subdivision; 256B.056, subdivisions 1a, 1c; 256B.057, subdivisions
1, 1b, 2, 3b, 9; 256B.0595, subdivisions 1, 2; 256B.06, subdivision 4; 256B.061; 256B.0625, subdivisions
13, 20, 23, by adding subdivisions; 256B.0635, subdivisions 1, 2; 256B.0913, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
10, 12; 256B.0915, subdivision 3; 256B.0945, subdivisions 2, 4; 256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, by
adding subdivisions; 256B.19, subdivisions 1, 1d; 256B.195, subdivision 4; 256B.32, subdivision 1;
256B.431, subdivisions 2r, 23, 32, 36, by adding subdivisions; 256B.434, subdivision 4; 256B.48,
subdivision 1; 256B.501, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision;
256B.5015; 256B.69, subdivisions 2, 4, 5c, by adding a subdivision; 256B.75; 256B.76; 256D.03,
subdivisions 3, 4; 256D.06, subdivision 2; 256D.46, subdivisions 1, 3; 256D.48, subdivision 1; 256E.081,
subdivision 3; 256F.10, subdivision 6; 256G.05, subdivision 2; 256I.02; 256I.04, subdivision 3; 256I.05,
subdivisions 1, 1a, 7c; 256J.01, subdivision 5; 256J.02, subdivision 2; 256J.08, subdivisions 35, 65, 82, 85,
by adding subdivisions; 256J.09, subdivisions 2, 3, 3a, 3b, 8, 10; 256J.14; 256J.20, subdivision 3; 256J.21,
subdivision 2; 256J.24, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7, 10; 256J.30, subdivision 9; 256J.32, subdivisions 2, 4, 5a,
by adding a subdivision; 256J.37, subdivision 9, by adding subdivisions; 256J.38, subdivisions 3, 4;
256J.42, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; 256J.425, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7; 256J.45, subdivision 2; 256J.46,
subdivisions 1, 2, 2a; 256J.49, subdivisions 4, 5, 9, 13, by adding subdivisions; 256J.50, subdivisions 1, 8,
9, 10; 256J.51, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 256J.54, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5;
256J.55, subdivisions 1, 2; 256J.56; 256J.57; 256J.62, subdivision 9; 256J.645, subdivision 3; 256J.66,
subdivision 2; 256J.67, subdivisions 1, 3; 256J.69, subdivision 2; 256J.75, subdivision 3; 256J.751,
subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 256L.02, by adding a subdivision; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.04, subdivision 1;
256L.05, subdivisions 3, 3a, 3c, 4; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 256L.09,
subdivision 4; 256L.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 259.67, subdivision 4; 260B.157, subdivision 1; 260B.176,
subdivision 2; 260B.178, subdivision 1; 260B.193, subdivision 2; 260B.235, subdivision 6; 261.063;
295.55, subdivision 2; 295.58; 326.42; 393.07, subdivision 10; 514.981, subdivision 6; 518.551,
subdivision 7; 518.6111, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 16; 524.3-805; Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section 21,
as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 145; 145A; 148C; 256B;
256D; 256I; 256J; 514; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256M; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62J.694, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3; 144.126; 144.1484; 144.1494;
144.1495; 144.1496; 144.1497; 144.395, subdivisions 1, 2; 144.396; 144.401; 144.9507, subdivision 3;
144A.36; 144A.38; 145.56, subdivision 2; 145.882, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 8; 145.883, subdivisions 4, 7;
145.884; 145.885; 145.886; 145.888; 145.889; 145.890; 145.9266, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; 145.928,
subdivision 9; 145A.02, subdivisions 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14; 145A.10, subdivisions 5, 6, 8; 145A.11,
subdivision 3; 145A.12, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 145A.14, subdivisions 3, 4; 145A.17, subdivision 2;
148.5194, subdivision 3a; 148.6445, subdivision 9; 245.4712, subdivision 2; 245.4886; 245.496; 254A.17;
256.955, subdivision 8; 256.973; 256.9752; 256.9753; 256.976; 256.977; 256.9772; 256B.055, subdivision
10a; 256B.057, subdivision 1b; 256B.0625, subdivisions 5a, 35, 36; 256B.0917; 256B.0928; 256B.0945,
subdivisions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 256B.095; 256B.0951; 256B.0952; 256B.0953; 256B.0954; 256B.0955;
256B.195, subdivision 5; 256B.437, subdivision 2; 256B.5013, subdivision 4; 256E.01; 256E.02; 256E.03;
256E.04; 256E.05; 256E.06; 256E.07; 256E.08; 256E.081; 256E.09; 256E.10; 256E.11; 256E.115;
256E.12; 256E.13; 256E.14; 256E.15; 256F.01; 256F.02; 256F.03; 256F.04; 256F.05; 256F.06; 256F.07;
256F.08; 256F.10, subdivision 7; 256F.11; 256F.12; 256F.14; 256J.02, subdivision 3; 256J.08,
subdivisions 28, 70; 256J.24, subdivision 8; 256J.30, subdivision 10; 256J.462; 256J.47; 256J.48; 256J.49,
subdivisions 1a, 2, 6, 7; 256J.50, subdivisions 2, 3, 3a, 5, 7; 256J.52, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 7, 8,
9; 256J.55, subdivision 5; 256J.62, subdivisions 1, 2a, 3a, 4, 6, 7, 8; 256J.625; 256J.655; 256J.74,
subdivision 3; 256J.751, subdivisions 3, 4; 256J.76; 256K.30; 256L.02, subdivision 3; 256L.04,
subdivision 9; 257.075; 257.81; 260.152; 626.562; Laws 1988, chapter 689, article 2, section 251; Laws
2000, chapter 488, article 10, section 29; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 9, article 13, section 24;
Minnesota Rules, parts 4736.0010; 4736.0020; 4736.0030; 4736.0040; 4736.0050; 4736.0060; 4736.0070;
4736.0080; 4736.0090; 4736.0120; 4736.0130; 4763.0100; 4763.0110; 4763.0125; 4763.0135; 4763.0140;
4763.0150; 4763.0160; 4763.0170; 4763.0180; 4763.0190; 4763.0205; 4763.0215; 4763.0220; 4763.0230;
4763.0240; 4763.0250; 4763.0260; 4763.0270; 4763.0285; 4763.0295; 4763.0300; 9505.0324; 9505.0326;
9505.0327; 9545.2000; 9545.2010; 9545.2020; 9545.2030; 9545.2040; 9550.0010; 9550.0020; 9550.0030;
9550.0040; 9550.0050; 9550.0060; 9550.0070; 9550.0080; 9550.0090; 9550.0091; 9550.0092; 9550.0093.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kubly, Dille, Murphy, Sams and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 822: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing the ethanol production goal; increasing
the oxygen content requirement for gasoline; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 41A.09,
subdivision 1a; 239.791, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Foley, Skoglund and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 823: A bill for an act relating to criminal procedure; providing that government units are not
required to pay defendants' attorney fees for certain appeals; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 545A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 824: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the moratorium on
nursing home beds for a facility in Hubbard county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144A.071,
subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Rest, Marko, McGinn, Belanger and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 825: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing cities to impose a transportation
utility fee; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 275.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Metzen, Anderson, Pappas, Ranum and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 826: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; providing minimum administrative
penalties for sales to underage persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.415.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 827: A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing alternate forms of marriage
solemnization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 517.18.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Higgins, Berglin, Pappas, Nienow and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 828: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding an exception to the hospital
construction moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble, Gaither and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 829: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; eliminating certain reporting
requirements; abolishing the metropolitan parks and open space commission; providing for the direct
charging by the metropolitan council of industrial dischargers for certain wastewater treatment user fees;
removing an obsolete requirement for metropolitan school districts to submit capital improvement plans to
the metropolitan council for review; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 352.01, subdivision 2a; 473.121, subdivision 5a; 473.13, subdivision 1; 473.143, subdivision 1;
473.147; 473.313, subdivision 2; 473.315, subdivision 1; 473.333; 473.351, subdivision 3; 473.517, by
adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.121, subdivision 12; 473.1623;
473.301, subdivision 4; 473.303; 473.704, subdivision 19; 473.863.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 830: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing creation of a tax increment financing
district in the city of St. Michael subject to certain requirements.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 831: A bill for an act relating to education; directing school boards to adopt a policy
prohibiting intimidation and bullying; requiring school boards to make existing sexual, religious, and racial
harassment and violence policies consistent with the policy prohibiting intimidation and bullying;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 121A.03, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Foley, Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 832: A bill for an act relating to the new chance program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kierlin, Robling and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 833: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for education and related
purposes to the higher education services office, board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and
universities, board of regents of the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Medical Foundation, with
certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 136A.121, subdivisions 7, 9, 13; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 93.2235, subdivision 2; 124D.95; 136A.124.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 834: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing limits on certain liability of certain
nonprofit corporations providing day training and habilitation services for adults with mental retardation or
daytime developmental achievement center services for children with mental retardation and related
conditions or securing or maintaining homes for dependent and neglected children; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Cohen, Sams, Rosen, Frederickson and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 835: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing funding for the displaced homemaker
program by increasing the marriage license fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 517.08,
subdivisions 1b, 1c.

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

Senators Higgins, Chaudhary, Cohen, Sams and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 836: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to the commissioner of trade and economic development for transfer to the
redevelopment account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116J.571; 116J.572, subdivision 2;
116J.573, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 116J.575, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Knutson, Scheid, Vickerman, Saxhaug and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 837: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing protection for disclosure of job
reference information; requiring disclosure of data between school districts and charter schools relating to
acts of violence or inappropriate sexual contact with students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
13.43, subdivision 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senators Higgins, Marty, Olson, Sams and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 838: A bill for an act relating to the environment; prohibiting the placement in mixed
municipal solid waste of electronic products with cathode ray tubes; establishing a process for a list of
electronic products complying with certain standards for recovery and recycling; providing immunity for
certain anticompetitive conduct for manufacturers that participate in collection and management programs
for waste electronic products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators McGinn and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 839: A bill for an act relating to public employees; modifying the definition of essential
employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 179A.03, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 840: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring the bureau of criminal
apprehension to establish and maintain an Internet Web site containing public criminal history data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13.87, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 841: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring the commissioner of natural
resources to enter into an agreement for local management of the Rush river wayside unit of the Minnesota
Valley state recreation area.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Olson, Pariseau, Marty, Saxhaug and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 842: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying commissioner's authority
relating to employees, gifts, and grants; modifying provisions of the state parks working capital fund;
modifying application provisions for certain licenses; providing for reciprocity of certain safety courses;
modifying certain county reimbursement provisions; modifying identification provisions for fish and dark
houses; eliminating requirement to publish pamphlet form of laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 84.01, subdivision 3; 84.026; 84.085, subdivision 1; 84.82, subdivision 2; 84.862, by adding a
subdivision; 85.22, by adding a subdivision; 86B.401, subdivision 1; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 97C.355,
subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97A.051, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules,
part 6262.0100, subpart 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 843: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association general
plan; authorizing a Bemidji city council member to terminate plan coverage.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 844: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for certification of eligibility for
disability benefits by a licensed psychologist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 352.95,
subdivision 4; 354.48, subdivisions 4, 6, 6a; 354A.36, subdivisions 4, 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ruud, Jungbauer, Skoe and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 845: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing temporary exemption from
seasonal weight limits for certain vehicles operated by individual sewage treatment system pumpers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 846: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; authorizing the director of the state lottery to
establish video lottery terminals; providing duties and powers to the director of the state lottery; providing
for the use of video lottery revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 297A.65; 299L.02,
subdivision 1; 349A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 10,
by adding a subdivision; 349A.07, subdivision 1; 349A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 349A.09, subdivision 1;
349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 349A.13; 609.651,
subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivision 4; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Langseth and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 847: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing plumbers and pipefitters local pension
fund exception to restriction on public fund contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
356.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Fischbach, Larson, Jungbauer, Frederickson and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 848: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring informed consent of a female upon whom an
abortion is performed; providing civil remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Fischbach, Limmer, McGinn, Pariseau and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 849: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring informed consent of a female upon whom an
abortion is performed; providing civil remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty, Ruud, Dibble, Olson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 850: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; restricting the use of off-highway vehicles
on state land; providing civil citation authority; modifying the disposition of certain fees; modifying
registration and operating requirements for certain recreational vehicles; providing for enforcement;
modifying motorized trail grants-in-aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
84.788, subdivision 3; 84.791, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 84.794, subdivision 2; 84.798,
subdivision 4; 84.803, subdivision 2; 84.922, subdivision 2; 84.925, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision; 84.926; 84.927, subdivision 2; 84.928, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Moua, Kelley, Ranum, Pappas and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 851: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying sexually transmitted diseases program
provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 121A.23.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 852: A bill for an act relating to the city of Hopkins; authorizing the city to impose a food and
beverage tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 853: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; amending the pistol permit law; creating a
three-member review board to consider appeals of pistol permit denials; authorizing rulemaking; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 624.714, subdivision 12, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Kelley, Tomassoni and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 854: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for evaluation of probationary teachers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.40, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Metzen, Reiter and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 855: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing that automobile insurance may cover
damage to automotive glass on the same basis as damage to other parts of an automobile; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 72A.201, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
65B.134; 325F.783.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 856: A bill for an act relating to state procurement; extending a general preference for in-state
vendors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16C.06, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sams, Olson, Koering and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 857: A bill for an act relating to lake improvement districts; changing the percent of property
owners necessary to petition for creation and termination of a district and for holding a referendum on
creation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 103B.521, subdivision 1; 103B.545, subdivision 1;
103B.581, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 858: A bill for an act relating to state employment; providing voluntary unpaid leave options
and early retirement incentives to state employees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 859: A bill for an act relating to human services; recalculating the capitation payments to
Itasca county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256B.692, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 860: A bill for an act relating to human services; recalculating the capitation payments to
Itasca county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoe, Kelley, Olson, Stumpf and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 861: A bill for an act relating to libraries; establishing a Minnesota state library board;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 134.001, by adding a subdivision; 134.22; 134.32; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 134.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 862: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying procedures for the approval of
nursing facility wage and benefit distribution plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256B.431,
subdivision 34.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 863: A bill for an act relating to Aitkin county; making the Long Lake conservation center
fund a separate county enterprise fund; amending Laws 1965, chapter 616, section 1, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Anderson, Scheid, Metzen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 864: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying provisions to increase
the solvency of the trust fund; making policy and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 268.035, subdivisions 15, 23; 268.044, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 268.051,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 268.052, subdivision 1; 268.057, subdivision 5;
268.067; 268.07, subdivision 2; 268.085, subdivision 3; 268.086, subdivision 2; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 2,
6, 11; 268.105, subdivision 7; 268.18, subdivisions 1, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 3315.1015, subpart 4.

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