State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, March 6, 2003


9:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senators Sams, Anderson and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 653: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying emergency 911 telephone system
provisions to require multiline telephone systems to provide caller location; providing for special levies for
county and city governments and school districts to fund this requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 126C.44; 275.70, subdivision 5; 403.01, subdivision 6; 403.02, by adding subdivisions;
403.07, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 403.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 654: A bill for an act relating to telephone solicitations; closing loopholes in the do-not-call
list; modifying a definition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 325E.311, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 655: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for transportation and
other purposes; providing for fees, accounts, transfers, and expenditures; authorizing administrative
powers, penalties, and remedies for public safety purposes; making technical and clarifying changes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 115A.908, subdivision 2; 161.20, subdivision 3; 168.12,
subdivision 5; 168.54, subdivision 4; 168A.29, subdivision 1; 297B.09, subdivision 1; 299A.465,
subdivisions 4, 5; Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2; Laws 2001, First Special
Session chapter 8, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2; Laws 2002, chapter 374, article 11, section 10,
subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 16A.88, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, part 7403.1300.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman, Ourada, Reiter, Hann and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 656: A bill for an act relating to wetlands; modifying replacement ratios for public
transportation projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 103G.222, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 657: A bill for an act relating to taxes; local sales and use tax; authorizing the city of Medford
to impose a local sales and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Pappas and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 658: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring distribution of voter registration forms to
certain students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 201.1611, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Dibble, Ranum, Skoglund, Berglin and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 659: A bill for an act relating to city local government aid; eliminating limits on aid increases;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 477A.013, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 660: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; regulating promotions and packages of
telephone company services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 237.626.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Kubly; Langseth; Johnson, D.E. and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 661: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a center for agricultural innovation in the city of Olivia.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 662: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; increasing long-term care credit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pogemiller, Higgins, Anderson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 663: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue on-sale
wine and malt liquor licenses to the Guthrie Lab; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.404,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Tomassoni; Marty; Johnson, D.E.; Betzold and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 664: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting school districts to pay insurance
premiums for teachers on an extended leave of absence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
122A.46, subdivision 9; 354.094, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Metzen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 665: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting certain marketing practices related to
credit cards marketed to certain students; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Vickerman, Wiger, Metzen, Day and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 666: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for linked bingo games; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 349.12, subdivisions 4, 18, by adding subdivisions; 349.151,
subdivision 4; 349.153; 349.155, subdivision 3; 349.163, subdivision 3; 349.166, subdivisions 1, 2;
349.167, subdivision 6; 349.17, subdivisions 3, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 349.18, subdivision 1;
349.19, by adding a subdivision; 349.191, subdivisions 1, 1a; 349.211, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pogemiller; Johnson, D.E.; Betzold; Frederickson and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 667: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; first class city
teacher fund associations; various other plans; making full actuarial value service credit purchase
provisions in teachers retirement association, first class city teacher fund associations, Minnesota state
retirement system, public employees retirement association, and various other plans permanent rather than
temporary provisions; amending Laws 2000, chapter 461, article 12, section 20, as amended; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 356.55, subdivision 7; Laws 1999, chapter 222, article 16, section 16, as
amended; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 10, article 6, sections 16; 21, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, Rest, Dibble, Scheid and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 668: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; clarifying the authority of the county
housing and redevelopment authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 383B.77, subdivisions 1
and 2.

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

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Frederickson and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 669: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reforestation;
authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 670: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Duluth teachers retirement fund association;
authorizing a payment of employee and employer contributions for part-time employment.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rest, Vickerman, Dibble, Frederickson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 671: A bill for an act relating to state and local government; requiring certain state and local
governmental units to give public notice before transferring ownership or changing the use of publicly
owned undeveloped land; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 465.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni; Johnson, D.J.; Metzen and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 672: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating permitted fireworks; authorizing
certain licensing fees; limiting local regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 624.20,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Ortman, Betzold, Limmer, Marty and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 673: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting liability for public notification of
emergency; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 674: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating payment for certain warranty work by
farm implement dealers; changing the definition of heavy and utility equipment; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 325E.068, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 325E.

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

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

S.F. No. 675: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; eliminating the expiration date for the Minnesota
agriculture education leadership council; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 41D.01, subdivision
4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 676: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system and public
employees retirement association; modifying various definitions in the public employees retirement
association; making clarifications to disability benefit and reemployed annuitant provisions in the public
employees retirement association; providing for disposition of pension assets after death of certain
employees in the Minnesota state retirement system and public employees retirement association;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 353.01, subdivisions 2b, 10, 12a, 12b; 353.33, subdivisions 4,
5, 6, 6b, 7; 353.37, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 352F; 353F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 353.01, subdivision 38; 353.33,
subdivision 5b.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 677: A bill for an act relating to public libraries; requiring a hearing before closing a public
library; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 134.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Cohen, Ranum, Vickerman and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 678: A bill for an act relating to fire safety; requiring certain places of public assembly to have
automatic sprinkler systems and prohibiting those places from conducting fireworks displays; imposing a
surcharge on fire insurance policies and appropriating money raised by the surcharge to the state fire
marshal; authorizing the state fire marshal to impose civil penalties for fire safety violations; imposing
criminal and civil penalties; authorizing the adoption of rules; appropriating money; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoe, Murphy, Sams, Rosen and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 679: A bill for an act relating to cooperatives; authorizing businesses to organize as
cooperative associations; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 80A.14,
subdivision 17; 80A.15, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 308B.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dibble, Dille, Marty, Higgins and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 680: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting registration of certain fertilizers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 18C.401, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 681: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 695, Chisholm.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 682: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to pursue additional
revenue sources; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 683: A bill for an act relating to education; validating middle school licenses when schools are
closed due to declining enrollment.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, Anderson, Murphy, Skoe and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 684: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money to promote
professional teaching standards; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 5, section
22, subdivision 4, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, Scheid, Ortman and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 685: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing for access to appraisal data by
property owners; providing for appraisal costs and attorney fees; establishing appraisal and negotiation
requirements before eminent domain proceedings for transportation purposes may be commenced;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.44, subdivision 3; 117.085; 117.175, subdivision 2;
117.232, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Reiter, Bachmann, LeClair, McGinn and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 686: A bill for an act relating to railroads; abolishing regional rail authorities in the
seven-county metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 10A.01, subdivision 24;
174.03, subdivision 6a; 275.065, subdivision 3; 398A.03, subdivision 1; 473.399, subdivision 1; 473.3994,
subdivision 2; 473.3997; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 398A.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 687: A bill for an act relating to economic security; regulating use of certain wage and
employment data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 268.19, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Gaither, Olson, Rest, Jungbauer and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 688: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; changing the definition of displaced person
to correspond to federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 117.50, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Higgins, Sams, Lourey, Knutson and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 689: A bill for an act relating to health professions; establishing a registration system for
massage therapists and Asian bodywork therapists; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 116J.70, subdivision 2a;
144.335, subdivision 1; 214.23, subdivision 1; 604A.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dibble, Sams, Kubly, Anderson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 690: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for HIV/AIDS in the workplace
education; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Koering, Ruud, Fischbach, Olson and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 691: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 486, Swanville, for handicapped access improvements to school buildings.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dibble, Ranum and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 692: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the creation of a
community planning and economic development department of the city.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 693: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; authorizing the use of energy
forward pricing mechanisms; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Hottinger and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 694: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding district eligibility to participate in the
alternative facilities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Vickerman, Fischbach, Sams, Kubly and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 695: 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; Vickerman; Johnson, D.J.; Ortman and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 696: 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 Pariseau, Gaither and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 697: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing a hunting season for mourning
doves; requiring mourning dove stamps; requiring a report on the impact of the mourning dove season;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97A.045, subdivision 7; 97A.055, subdivision 2; 97A.075, by
adding a subdivision; 97A.411, subdivision 2; 97A.475, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97B.731, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pariseau, Gaither and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 698: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing a hunting season for mourning
doves; requiring a report on the impact of the mourning dove season; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97B.731, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 699: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying choices relating to organ
donation provided on driver's license application; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.06,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 700: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for local governments to opt out
of certain state mandates; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 701: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing single-occupancy vehicle displaying
permit to operate in high-occupancy vehicle lanes; requiring commissioner of transportation to issue
permit for high-occupancy vehicle use upon annual payment of $500; directing commissioner to seek
federal approval for change in high-occupancy vehicle lane use.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 702: A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to
turn off meters at one-half of the metered freeway access ramps.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 703: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring notation on driver's license of sex
offender required to register for community notification law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.07, by adding a subdivision; 171.12, by adding a subdivision;
243.166, subdivision 7; 244.052, subdivision 1; 244.053, subdivision 2; 299C.093.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 704: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring driver examinations to be written
in English; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marty, Higgins and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 705: A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting local governments to redraw election
districts before the legislature has been redistricted; requiring new election for all members of a city
council or county board following redistricting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 204B.135,
subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivisions 1a, 3; 205.84, subdivision 2; 375.025, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 706: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; directing commissioner of transportation to
allow use of high-occupancy vehicle lanes by certain other vehicles.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 707: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing the Wright county board to act
unanimously to change the name of a body of water in Wright county without the approval of the
commissioner of natural resources.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 708: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a hearing for the termination or
nonrenewal of the contract of a licensed or unlicensed coach or assistant coach; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 122A.33; 122A.58; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 709: A bill for an act relating to public employment; exempting certain salary increases for
teachers from any salary and wage rate freeze that may be imposed by law.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 710: A bill for an act relating to retirement; determining average salary for certain public
employees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 711: A bill for an act relating to highways; crediting certain gaming revenue to trunk highway
fund; providing for gaming machines; establishing horse racing purse payments; appropriating money;
authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 161.04, by
adding a subdivision; 161.08; 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410,
subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.10, subdivision 3; 349A.13; 541.20;
541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Robling, Vickerman, Betzold and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 712: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan mosquito control district; including the rest
of Carver county in the district; restoring the property tax levy base to 1995 levels; adding a second
member for Carver county; providing for pesticide application for mosquito control; clarifying the
exception to prohibiting entry upon private property if objected to; making the district subject to the
Minnesota Uniform Municipal Contracting Law; eliminating per diems for commissioners; making
expense payments permissive rather than mandatory; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 18B.07, subdivision 2; 473.702; 473.703, subdivision 1; 473.704, subdivision 17;
473.705; 473.711, subdivision 2a; 473.714, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
473.711, subdivision 2b; 473.714, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.