State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, March 3, 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.

Senator Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 617: A bill for an act relating to the city of Hopkins; authorizing an extension of a tax
increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 618: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for compensation for the executive
secretary of the Minneapolis firefighters relief association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
423C.03, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lourey, Wiger, Moua, Pappas and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 619: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Rush Line corridor transitway.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest; Johnson, D.E.; Langseth; Ortman and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 620: A bill for an act relating to municipal tort liability; exempting county officers,
employees, and agents from liability for good faith actions arising from the exercise of the power of
eminent domain with respect to county and county state-aid highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 466.03, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Larson, Vickerman, Kleis, Rosen and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 621: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI; dedicating the sales tax receipts equal to a sales tax of 3/16 of one percent on
taxable sales for natural resource purposes; creating a heritage enhancement fund and a heritage
enhancement council; providing for appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.94;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 622: A bill for an act relating to water; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating
money for the LQP-25/Lazarus creek floodwater retention project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 623: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying conditions for operating motor
vehicle under a restricted farm work license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.041.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 624: A bill for an act relating to education finance; making referendum tax base replacement
aid permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.17, subdivision 7a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 625: A bill for an act relating to crimes; requiring notice of right to obtain judicial review of
DWI-related vehicle forfeiture to be printed in Somali in addition to other languages; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 169A.63, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Sparks, Stumpf and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 626: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the disabled access levy for
independent school district No. 500, Southland.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Olson, Dille, Skoe, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 627: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying school bus safety training, school
district bus safety responsibilities, and type III vehicle standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 123B.90, subdivisions 2, 3; 123B.91, subdivision 1; 169.28, subdivision 1; 169.4503, subdivision
4; 169.454, subdivision 6; 171.321, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 123B.90,
subdivision 1; 169.441, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Knutson, Metzen, Pariseau, Langseth and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 628: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for Phase I of the Facilities and Business Master Plan at the Minnesota Zoological
Garden.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Kiscaden and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 629: A bill for an act relating to elections; adopting an instant runoff voting system; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 200.02, by adding a subdivision; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204D.10,
subdivision 1; 206.80; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Larson, Langseth, Vickerman, Murphy and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 630: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Fergus Falls veterans home.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 631: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; prohibiting persons from installing certain
windows and window treatments on motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.71,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 632: 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 Larson, Vickerman, Day, Wergin and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 633: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan sports facilities commission; changing its
name and membership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.551, subdivision 3; 473.553,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7; 473.564, subdivision 3; 473.5995, subdivision 2; 473I.01, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold, Foley, Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 634: A bill for an act relating to mental health; clarifying that persons who qualify as
voluntary patients for treatment of a mental illness are not subject to civil commitment; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 253B.04, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Belanger, Michel, Olson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 635: A bill for an act relating to taxation; abolishing the metropolitan fiscal disparities law;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473F.001; 473F.01; 473F.02; 473F.03; 473F.05; 473F.06;
473F.07; 473F.08; 473F.09; 473F.10; 473F.11; 473F.13.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheid, Knutson, Bakk and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 636: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring vapor recovery equipment for
gasoline deliveries in the metropolitan area; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 115C.09, by adding a subdivision; 116.073, subdivisions 1, 2; 116.46, by adding subdivisions;
116.49, by adding subdivisions; 116.50.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kiscaden, Pappas, Skoe, Tomassoni and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 637: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for students to use academic college
counseling services when participating in postsecondary enrollment options; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 124D.09, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Scheid, Hann, Belanger and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 638: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying licensure
requirements for architects, engineers, surveyors, landscape architects, geoscientists, and interior
designers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 326.10, by adding subdivisions; 326.107,
subdivisions 4, 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 326.10, subdivision 5; 326.107,
subdivisions 6, 9.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

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

S.F. No. 639: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the profile of learning; setting state
standards for educational excellence; providing educational accountability; requiring legislative approval;
repealing portions of Minnesota Rules, chapter 3501; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 120B.30,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pappas, Larson, Kierlin, Tomassoni and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 640: A bill for an act relating to capital investments; providing for higher education asset
preservation; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Robling, Kleis and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 641: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring certain students enrolled in
institutions of higher education to receive information regarding meningococcal disease and sign a written
waiver; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 135A.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 642: A bill for an act relating to child advocacy centers; establishing grants for child advocacy
centers that provide certain core functions; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Solon, Sams, Larson and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 643: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing procedures for authorization and
issuance of special license plates; authorizing special "Rotary member" license plates; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 644: A bill for an act relating to boiler inspection; authorizing inspections by nationally
certified agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 183.02, by adding a subdivision; 183.375,
subdivision 2; 183.57, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 183.61, subdivision 6.

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

Senators Metzen, Sams, Bachmann and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 645: A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; providing for interest rates on security
deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 504B.178, subdivision 2.

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

Senators Foley, Kleis, Ranum, McGinn and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 646: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting interfering with emergency
communications; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Anderson, Sam, Cohen, Dille and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 647: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the operation and
maintenance of the metropolitan regional parks system.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marty, Dibble and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 648: A resolution respectfully requesting the governor to apologize on behalf of citizens of the
state to all persons with mental illness and developmental and other disabilities who have been wrongfully
committed to state institutions.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty, Pogemiller and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 649: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; providing coverage for mental injury
caused by mental stress; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 176.011, subdivision 16.

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

Senators Marty, Scheid and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 650: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; permitting injured employees
a civil remedy if an employer willfully or repeatedly violated safety laws; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 182.666, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Higgins, Sams, Chaudhary and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 651: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding the third- and fourth-degree
criminal sexual conduct crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 609.341, subdivision 11;
609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 652: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing certain electric assistive devices
on state trails; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.