State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 10, 2003


10:00 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 Saxhaug, Stumpf and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 713: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and to
better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money
for University of Minnesota research and outreach centers; authorizing the issuance of general obligation
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 714: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the property tax exemption for business
incubator property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 272.02, subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 715: 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 Murphy, Vickerman, Solon, Knutson and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 716: A bill for an act relating to regulated occupations; requiring certain mechanical
contractors to give bond to the state; authorizing a filing fee; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 326.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Murphy, Skoe, Sams, Dille and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 717: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying certain restrictions on the ownership of
farm land; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 500.221, subdivisions 1, 1a, 5.

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

Senators Murphy, Langseth, Dibble and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 718: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating advertising by motor vehicle dealers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 168.27, subdivision 26.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 719: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain surplus state
land bordering public water; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 720: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Hastings to issue additional
on-sale licenses.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Marko, Stumpf and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 721: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing teachers a two-year leave of absence to
teach in a charter school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.10, subdivision 20.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Foley, Chaudhary, Sparks and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 722: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing immunity for good faith reports to or
requests for assistance from law enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 723: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing fantasy sports leagues; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.761, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 724: A bill for an act relating to housing; clarifying authority of a municipality adopting
certain subdivision regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 462.358, subdivision 11.

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

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 725: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Sartell to issue additional
on-sale licenses.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Sams, Day, Wiger and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 726: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; modifying municipal reporting
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16B.685.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Knutson, Fischbach, Nienow, Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 727: A bill for an act relating to adoption; modifying postadoption services requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 259.83, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Frederickson, Vickerman and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 728: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for floodplain
management.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 729: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for certain access to health records by
family members of patients receiving mental health care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
144.335, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Saxhaug, Olson, Pariseau, Higgins and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 730: A bill for an act relating to the environment; increasing the license fee for individual
sewage treatment system contractors; imposing a surcharge; requiring a report; increasing the number of
positions administering the individual sewage treatment system program; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 115.56, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 731: A bill for an act relating to fire aid; changing the definition of population for purposes of
the aid apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 69.021, subdivisions 7, 8.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Frederickson, Dille, Kubly and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 732: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing postsecondary enrollment options
courses to be taught at nonpublic schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.09,
subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Anderson, Dille, Murphy and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 733: A bill for an act relating to energy; declaring the goal of moving Minnesota to a
hydrogen energy economy; providing incentive payments for producing qualified hydrogen; supporting
research and development related to hydrogen energy; providing a sales tax exemption for hydrogen and
hydrogen fuel cells; providing an exemption from the motor vehicle excise tax for hydrogen-fueled
vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116C.779; 216B.1691, subdivision 1; 216B.241,
subdivisions 1, 2; 216B.2422, subdivision 1; 216C.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 297A.67, by adding a
subdivision; 297B.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Neuville, Foley, Kleis, McGinn and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 734: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for indeterminate sentencing for
certain convicted sex offenders while prohibiting the civil commitment of these offenders; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 253B.185, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund, Foley, McGinn, Moua and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 735: A bill for an act relating to indoor fireworks displays; requiring a permit from the state
fire marshal for indoor fireworks displays; requiring public notice to patrons of performances containing
indoor fireworks displays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 624.22, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Bachmann, Reiter, McGinn and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 736: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing an income tax
checkoff to fund benefits for survivors of law enforcement officers and firefighters and providing for
maintenance of peace officer and firefighter memorials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bachmann, Gaither, Reiter, Hann and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 737: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school districts to opt out of certain
state mandates; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Bachmann, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 738: A bill for an act relating to drainage; providing for ditch maintenance.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Bachmann, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 739: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the board of water and soil
resources to repeal an unauthorized wetland replacement rule; requiring a rule amendment.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Bachmann, Limmer, Rosen and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 740: A bill for an act relating to taxation; abolishing the estate tax; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 289A.01; 289A.60, subdivision 2a; 354.10, subdivision 1; 524.3-916; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 289A.10; 289A.18, subdivision 3; 289A.19, subdivision 4; 289A.20,
subdivision 3; 289A.30, subdivision 2; 289A.31, subdivision 6; 289A.38, subdivision 3; 291.005; 291.01;
291.03; 291.075; 291.12; 291.13; 291.16; 291.21; 291.215; 291.27; 291.41; 291.42; 291.43; 291.44;
291.45; 291.46; 291.47.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kiscaden, Senjem and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 741: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the board of
trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities for capital improvements at University Center
Rochester; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 742: A bill for an act relating to the city of Park Rapids; authorizing the city to impose a sales
and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Wergin, Bachmann, Gaither and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 743: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating English as the official
language; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Jungbauer, Wergin, Nienow and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 744: A bill for an act relating to education finance; redirecting the use of the proceeds from
the sale of certain school property from the debt redemption fund to the general fund capital account for
student safety improvements for independent school district No. 15, St. Francis.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Higgins, Tomassoni and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 745: A bill for an act relating to child labor; exempting certain minors from minimum age
restrictions for work as youth athletic program referees, umpires, or officials; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 181A.07, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Bachmann, Day and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 746: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for environmental protection capital improvements for Brown's creek in Stillwater.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wergin, Fischbach, Limmer, Murphy and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 747: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for curriculum and instruction premised
on abstinence until marriage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 121A.23, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Belanger, Olson, McGinn, Day and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 748: A bill for an act relating to finance; authorizing the establishment of job opportunity
building zones; providing for certain tax incentives in job opportunity building zones; providing job
opportunity building zone aid; changing local government aids; providing for levy limits; making sales tax
accelerated June liability provisions permanent; providing for deposit of certain sales and cigarette tax
proceeds; providing for cash flow and budget reserve accounts; abolishing a contingent transfer from the
budget reserve account; abolishing or providing for the expiration of certain funds and accounts;
authorizing delay of certain payments to cities and counties; repealing a refund on used motor oil and
filters; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16A.152, subdivisions 1, 1b, 2,
7; 62J.694, subdivision 4; 144.395, subdivision 3; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 272.029, by adding a
subdivision; 273.1398, subdivisions 4a, 4c, 6, 8; 275.025, subdivision 1; 275.065, by adding a subdivision;
275.07, subdivision 1; 275.70, subdivisions 3, 5; 275.71, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6; 275.73, subdivision 2;
275.74, subdivisions 2, 3; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c,
by adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2;
290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivision 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297A.94; 297B.03;
297F.10, subdivision 1; 477A.013, subdivision 9; 477A.03, subdivision 2; Laws 2001, First Special
Session chapter 5, article 12, section 95, as amended; Laws 2002, chapter 377, article 12, section 17;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 469; 477A; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 273.138; 273.1398, subdivision 2; 273.166; 275.71, subdivision 5; 325E.112, subdivision
2a; 477A.011, subdivisions 36, 37; 477A.0121, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 477A.0122, subdivisions 1, 2,
3, 4, 5, 6; 477A.0123; 477A.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 477A.06; 477A.065; 477A.07.

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

Senators Vickerman, Frederickson, Wergin, Sams and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; permitting counties to keep the proceeds
from forfeited bail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 485.018, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 750: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environmental,
natural resources, and agricultural purposes; establishing and modifying certain programs; providing for
regulation of certain activities and practices; providing for accounts, assessments, and fees; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16A.531, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 17.4988; 18.525;
18.78; 18.79, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11; 18.81, subdivisions 2, 3; 18.84, subdivision 3; 18.85; 18.86;
18B.26, subdivision 3; 21.89, subdivision 2; 21.90, subdivision 2; 21.901; 28A.08, subdivision 3; 28A.085,
subdivision 1; 28A.09, subdivision 1; 32.394, subdivisions 8, 8b, 8d; 35.02, subdivision 1; 37.03,
subdivision 1; 41A.09, subdivisions 2a, 3a; 84.085, subdivision 1; 84.415, subdivisions 4, 5, by adding
subdivisions; 84D.14; 85.052, subdivision 3; 85.053, subdivision 1; 85A.02, subdivision 17; 86B.415,
subdivision 7; 97A.475, subdivisions 15, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 42; 97B.645, subdivision 7;
103B.231, subdivision 3a; 103B.305, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 103B.311, subdivisions 1, 2,
3, 4; 103B.315, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; 103B.321, subdivisions 1, 2; 103B.325, subdivisions 1, 2; 103B.331,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 103B.3363, subdivision 3; 103B.3369, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6; 103B.355; 103D.405,
subdivision 2; 103G.005, subdivision 10e; 103G.222, subdivision 1; 103G.2242, by adding subdivisions;
103G.271, subdivisions 6, 6a; 103G.611, subdivision 1; 103G.615, subdivision 2; 115.03, by adding
subdivisions; 115.073; 115.56, subdivision 4; 115A.0716, subdivision 3; 115A.545, subdivision 2;
115A.9651, subdivision 6; 115B.17, subdivisions 6, 7, 14, 16; 115B.19; 115B.20; 115B.22, subdivision 7;
115B.25, subdivisions 1a, 4; 115B.26; 115B.30; 115B.31, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 115B.32, subdivision 1;
115B.33, subdivision 1; 115B.34; 115B.36; 115B.40, subdivision 4; 115B.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3;
115B.42, subdivision 2; 115B.421; 115B.445; 115B.48, subdivision 2; 115B.49, subdivisions 1, 3, 4;
115D.12, subdivision 2; 116.03, subdivision 2; 116.07, subdivisions 4d, 4h; 116.994; 116C.834,
subdivision 1; 116O.09, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 8, 9, 12, 13, by adding a subdivision; 116P.02,
subdivision 1; 116P.05, subdivision 2; 116P.09, subdivisions 4, 5, 7; 116P.10; 116P.14, subdivision 2;
273.13, subdivision 23; 297A.94; 297F.10, subdivision 1; 297H.13, subdivisions 1, 2; 325E.10,
subdivision 1; 469.175, subdivision 7; 473.843, subdivision 2; 473.844, subdivision 1; 473.845,
subdivisions 1, 3, 7, 8; 473.846; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 18; 21;
103B; 116; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 1.31; 1.32; 3.737; 17.101, subdivision 5; 17.110;
18.51; 18.52; 18.53; 18.54; 18.79, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, 8; 18B.065, subdivision 5; 38.02; 41A.09,
subdivisions 1, 1a, 6, 7, 8; 84.415, subdivisions 1, 3; 89.391; 93.2235; 103B.311, subdivisions 5, 6, 7;
103B.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7; 103B.321, subdivision 3; 103B.3369, subdivision 3; 103G.222,
subdivision 2; 115A.908, subdivision 2; 115B.02, subdivision 1a; 115B.19; 115B.42, subdivision 1;
116O.09, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 10; 116P.13; 297H.13, subdivisions 3, 4; 325E.112, subdivisions 2, 3;
325E.113; 473.845, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 6135.0100; 6135.0200; 6135.0300; 6135.0400;
6135.0510; 6135.0610; 6135.0710; 6135.0810; 6135.1000; 6135.1100; 6135.1200; 6135.1300; 6135.1400;
6135.1500; 6135.1600; 6135.1700; 6135.1800; 9300.0010; 9300.0020; 9300.0030; 9300.0040; 9300.0050;
9300.0060; 9300.0070; 9300.0080; 9300.0090; 9300.0100; 9300.0110; 9300.0120; 9300.0130; 9300.0140;
9300.0150; 9300.0160; 9300.0170; 9300.0180; 9300.0190; 9300.0200; 9300.0210.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hann, Neuville and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 751: A bill for an act relating to family law; reforming and recodifying the law relating to
marriage dissolution, child custody, child support, maintenance, and property division; making style and
form changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 518.002; 518.003, subdivisions 1, 3; 518.005;
518.01; 518.02; 518.03; 518.04; 518.05; 518.055; 518.06; 518.07; 518.09; 518.091; 518.10; 518.11;
518.12; 518.13; 518.131; 518.14, subdivision 1; 518.148; 518.155; 518.156; 518.157, subdivisions 1, 2, 3,
5, 6; 518.165; 518.166; 518.167, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 518.168; 518.1705, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, 9; 518.175;
518.1751, subdivisions 1b, 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3; 518.1752; 518.176; 518.177; 518.178; 518.179, subdivision 1;
518.18; 518.191, subdivision 1; 518.195, subdivisions 2, 3; 518.24; 518.25; 518.27; 518.54, subdivisions
1, 5, 6, 7, 8; 518.55; 518.552; 518.58; 518.581; 518.582; 518.612; 518.619; 518.62; 518.64, subdivisions
1, 2; 518.641; 518.642; 518.646; 518.65; 518.68, subdivision 1; 519.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 517A; 517B; 517C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 518.111; 518.14, subdivision 2;
518.17; 518.171, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 518.1752; 518.185; 518.255; 518.54,
subdivisions 2, 4a, 13, 14; 518.55, subdivision 4; 518.551; 518.5513; 518.553; 518.57; 518.575; 518.585;
518.5851; 518.5852; 518.5853; 518.61; 518.6111; 518.614; 518.615; 518.616; 518.617; 518.618;
518.6195; 518.6196; 518.62; 518.64, subdivisions 4, 4a, 5; 518.68, subdivisions 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Olson, Hann and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 752: A bill for an act relating to education; families and early childhood education;
kindergarten through grade 12; providing for child care programs, early childhood programs, prevention,
self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, general education, other general programs, nonpublic pupil
programs, charter schools, desegregation programs, American Indian programs, accountability and reform,
programs for special populations, special programs, facilities and technology, nutrition programs, libraries,
and state agencies; renaming the department of children, families, and learning to department of education;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 15.01; 119A.01, subdivision 2;
119A.02, subdivisions 2, 3; 119B.011, subdivisions 8, 10; 119B.12, subdivision 2; 119B.13, subdivision 2,
by adding a subdivision; 120A.02; 120A.05, subdivisions 4, 7; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 123B.53,
subdivision 4; 123B.57, subdivisions 1, 6; 123B.59, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, by adding a subdivision;
123B.75, subdivision 5; 123B.92, subdivision 9; 124D.09, subdivision 13; 124D.11, subdivisions 1, 4, 6,
9; 124D.128, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 124D.135, subdivisions 1, 8; 124D.16, subdivision 6; 124D.20,
subdivisions 3, 5, by adding subdivisions; 124D.52, subdivisions 1, 3; 124D.531, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7;
124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 124D.86, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 125A.76, subdivisions 1,
4; 125A.79, subdivisions 1, 6; 126C.05, subdivisions 8, 14, 15, 17; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 17,
18, by adding subdivisions; 126C.13, subdivision 4; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 7, 13; 126C.40,
subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 126C.43, subdivisions 2, 3; 126C.45; 127A.05, subdivisions 1, 3; 127A.45,
subdivisions 2, 3, 10, 13, 14, 14a, 16; 268.052, subdivisions 2, 4; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter
6, article 2, section 64; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 127A;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 119A.01, subdivision 1; 119A.46; 120B.23; 122A.62;
122A.64; 122A.65; 123B.59, subdivisions 6, 7; 124D.09, subdivision 15; 124D.115; 124D.1156;
124D.118; 124D.17; 124D.21; 124D.221; 124D.54; 124D.89; 125A.79, subdivision 2; 126C.01,
subdivision 9; 126C.05, subdivision 12; 126C.10, subdivision 5; 126C.445; 126C.455; Laws 1993, chapter
224, article 8, section 20, subdivision 2, as amended; Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 2, section 36, as
amended; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 2, section 70.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Frederickson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 753: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money, authorizing bonding,
and transferring or canceling appropriations made for fiscal year 2003; amending Laws 2002, chapter 220,
article 13, section 9, subdivision 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 754: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Prairie Farm Preservation Education and Exhibit Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 755: A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting state contracts with tax haven
countries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16C.03, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bakk, Stumpf, Kelley, Gaither and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 756: A bill for an act relating to libraries; appropriating money for electronic library.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Anderson, Kelley, Scheid and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 757: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for evaluation of proposed health coverage
mandates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 758: A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying provisions dealing with distribution of
certain pension plan assets or benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518.58, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Sams, Dille, Kubly and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 759: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing mental health counseling for
farm families; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson, Skoglund, Scheid and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 760: A bill for an act relating to education; making nonpublic schools subject to the state's
high school graduation requirements if families of students receiving educational services from the
nonpublic school claim a tax reimbursement for education-related expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 123B.41, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0674, subdivision 2; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Anderson, Skoglund, Scheid and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 761: A bill for an act relating to education; making nonpublic schools subject to the pupil fair
dismissal law and other requirements if families of students receiving educational services from the
nonpublic school claim a tax credit for education-related expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 123B.41, subdivision 1; 290.0674, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 762: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing commissioner of transportation to enter
into contracts with tribal authorities for highway maintenance; requiring contract to include waiver of
immunity from suit and submission to jurisdiction of state district courts; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 763: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing nurse practitioners to certify
disability for disability parking purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168.021,
subdivisions 1, 5; 169.345, subdivisions 2, 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Hottinger and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 764: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating the liability of certain nonprofit
corporations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Skoglund, Kelley, Pappas, Tomassoni and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 765: A bill for an act relating to education; regarding notification to teachers that are in
contact with students with histories of violent behavior; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
121A.64.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Stumpf, Anderson, Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 766: A bill for an act relating to education; creating an education telecommunications fund;
providing support for kindergarten through grade 12 schools and public library telecommunications
networks; providing for an access fee; appropriating money; proprosing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 125B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Larson, Scheid, Fischbach, Sparks and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 767: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain requirements and procedures;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 5.08; 15.0597, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 15.0599,
subdivision 4; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 201.061, subdivision 3; 201.071, subdivision 3; 201.161; 201.171;
201.221, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.085; 203B.125; 203B.13,
by adding a subdivision; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.07, subdivision 2; 204B.09, subdivisions 1, 3;
204B.14, subdivision 2; 204B.16, subdivision 3; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204B.19, subdivisions 1, 6;
204B.21, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.22, by adding a subdivision; 204B.37; 204B.41; 204C.06, by adding a
subdivision; 204C.12, subdivision 4; 204C.20, subdivision 2; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.35,
subdivision 1; 204C.36, subdivisions 1, 3; 204C.361; 204D.27, subdivision 11; 205.02, subdivision 1;
205.075, by adding a subdivision; 205.16, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 205.185, subdivisions 2,
3; 205A.02; 205A.07, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 206.81; 351.01, subdivision 4; 365.51,
subdivision 3; 367.12; 414.041, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 204D.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 768: A bill for an act relating to the capital area architectural and planning board; revising the
text of its enabling law to remove redundant and obsolete language, to simplify grammar and syntax, and
to improve the style of language without changing meaning; making conforming changes; providing
revisor instructions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 15.50.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 769: A bill for an act relating to animals; imposing limits on ownership and possession of
certain dangerous animals; requiring registration; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Senators Rest, Michel, Dibble, Berglin and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 770: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; removing its medical center and its health
maintenance organization from certain contracting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 383B.217, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Chaudhary, Berglin, Foley and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 771: A bill for an act relating to insurance; expanding the availability and quality of long-term
care insurance; establishing a legislative task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 43A.318,
subdivision 1; 62A.48, by adding a subdivision; 62S.05, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 62S.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Marty and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 772: A bill for an act relating to elections; implementing certain requirements of the Help
America Vote Act of 2002 relating to voter registration and identification; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 201.071, subdivisions 1, 3; 201.091, subdivision 1; 203B.07, subdivision 1; 204B.45,
subdivision 2; 204C.10.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Neuville, Day, Michel, Olson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 773: A bill for an act relating to public employees; instituting a freeze on salaries and wage
rates for government employees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 774: A bill for an act relating to the city of Clearwater; authorizing the city to impose a sales
and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 775: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money and authorizing issuance of
trunk highway bonds for construction of highway 241 as a four-lane expressway.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Tomassoni, LeClair, Gaither and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 776: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the insurance guaranty association;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 60C.02, subdivision 1; 60C.03, subdivisions 5, 9; 60C.04;
60C.05, subdivision 1; 60C.07, subdivision 2; 60C.09; 60C.11, subdivision 7; 60C.16; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 60C.18.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Knutson, Michel, Reiter and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 777: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for the general
legislative and administrative expenses of state government; modifying provisions related to state
government operations; requiring licensure of certain gambling equipment salespersons; modifying fee
provisions and providing for disposition of various fees and other revenue; modifying provisions of
various state boards and commissions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
10A.02, by adding subdivisions; 10A.09, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 10A.31, subdivision 4;
15.50, subdivision 1; 16A.17, by adding a subdivision; 16A.40; 16E.09, subdivision 1; 197.608; 240.03;
240.10; 240.15, subdivision 6; 240.155, subdivision 1; 240A.03, subdivisions 10, 15; 240A.04; 240A.06,
subdivision 1; 270.052; 270.44; 270.45; 270A.07, subdivision 1; 349.12, subdivision 25, by adding a
subdivision; 349.151, subdivisions 4, 4b; 349.155, subdivision 3; 349.16, subdivision 6; 349.161,
subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 349.162, subdivision 1; 349.163, subdivisions 2, 6; 349.164, subdivision 4; 349.165,
subdivision 3; 349.166, subdivisions 1, 2; 349A.08, subdivision 5; 474A.21; Laws 1998, chapter 366,
section 80, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A, 16A;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 16A.87; Minnesota Rules, part 1950.1070.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach, Bachmann, Gaither, Olson and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 778: 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, LeClair, Belanger, Wergin and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 779: 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, Robling, Stumpf, Day and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 780: 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 and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 781: A bill for an act relating to water; requiring all landscape irrigation systems to have
furnished and installed moisture or rainfall sensing equipment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 103G.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lourey, Pogemiller, Foley and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 782: A bill for an act relating to health; transferring the responsibility for monitoring
agricultural chemicals in groundwater from the commissioner of agriculture to the commissioner of health;
modifying the definition of pollutant; creating public access to certain pesticide application records;
authorizing cities of the first and second class to adopt restrictions on pesticide sales, handling, use,
application, and disposal; increasing the pesticide registration fee; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 18B.02; 18B.05, subdivision 1; 18B.26, subdivision 3; 18B.37,
subdivisions 2, 5; 103H.005, subdivision 11; 103H.251.

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

Senators Kubly, Murphy, Fischbach and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 783: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing duration extensions to
eliminate deficits caused by the 2001 property tax changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
469.1792, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 784: A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying personal jurisdiction over foreign
corporations and nonresident individuals in certain matters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
543.19, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ranum, Skoglund, Dibble, Knutson and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 785: A bill for an act relating to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; providing for the
impact of expansion of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; authorizing airport mitigation
planning and the establishment of airport impact zones in the cities of Bloomington, Burnsville, Eagan,
Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Richfield, and St. Paul; creating an airport impact mitigation fund in the
state treasury; authorizing certain related activities by the department of trade and economic development;
authorizing a metropolitan area credit enhancement program including a contingent metropolitan area
property tax levy; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.