State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 27, 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 Kiscaden, Kierlin, Stumpf, Skoe and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 551: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for certificates for adults who
satisfactorily complete English as a second language instruction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 124D.52, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Skoglund, Chaudhary and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 552: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for payment of various
claims; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 553: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; granting postal inspectors state arrest
authority and indemnification under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
626.77, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 554: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; modifying sentencing practices for certain
dangerous and repeat felony offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.1095.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 555: A bill for an act relating to highways; allowing two-way operation of snowmobiles on
either side of highway right-of-way when authorized by commissioner of transportation; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 84.87, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 556: 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 the University of Minnesota research and outreach center at Grand Rapids; authorizing the issuance of
general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 557: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Itasca
county for a training and technology center; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 558: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to Koochiching
county for construction of a testing, educational, and training facility; authorizing issuance of bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 559: A bill for an act relating to local lodging taxes; allowing the county of Itasca to impose
the local lodging tax and prohibiting municipalities located within the county from imposing a separate
tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 560: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting from the sales tax certain materials,
supplies, and equipment for certain hospitals and clinics; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 561: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state
land bordering public water.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 562: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for St. Paul park and
trail improvements.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 563: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds
for St. Paul park and trail improvements.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wergin; Ourada; Johnson, D.J.; Jungbauer and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 564: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating unneeded mandates affecting
kindergarten through grade 12 public schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 120A.41;
177.42, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 122A.60; 122A.61; 123B.05; 126C.12;
126C.125.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 565: A bill for an act relating to commerce; restricting the use and display of social security
numbers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Limmer, Betzold and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 566: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for modification of support obligations
of certain persons called into active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518.64,
by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Skoglund and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 567: A bill for an act relating to crimes; requiring the sentencing guidelines commission to
add as an aggravating factor to the guidelines an offender's use of a position of trust to help assume
another's identity.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund, Betzold and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 568: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for classification of
certain data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13.643, by adding a subdivision; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 569: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $6,800,000 in state trunk
highway bonds for construction of a new bridge on marked trunk highway 95.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Nienow, Pariseau and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 570: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring parental consent for certain medical
treatment; permitting parental access to minor's medical records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 121A.22, subdivision 2; 144.335, subdivision 1; 144.342; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 144.343, subdivision 1; 144.3441.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pariseau, Koering, Gaither, Wergin and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 571: 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 1/8 of one percent on
taxable sales for game and fish 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 Ruud, Tomassoni and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 572: A bill for an act relating to higher education; restoring funds to the post-secondary work
study and child care grant programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, Lourey and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 573: A bill for an act relating to the city of Proctor; authorizing sales taxes; amending Laws
1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 18, subdivisions 1, 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 574: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the scope of practice for
pharmacists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 151.01, subdivision 27.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kubly, Marko, Scheid, Limmer and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 575: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying the limitation period for civil actions
for personal injury based on childhood sexual abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 541.073.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Day, Robling, Metzen, Scheid and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 576: A bill for an act relating to gambling; state lottery; providing for gaming machines;
establishing horse racing purse payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 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 Solon and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 577: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing independent school district No. 709,
Duluth, to reduce the number of atlarge school board members.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Foley and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 578: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; making a technical change; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 253B.02, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Sams and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 579: A bill for an act relating to sanitary sewer districts; establishing and providing for the
Central Lakes Region Sanitary District.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams, Murphy, Langseth, Dille and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 580: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money and authorizing bonds for
predesign and design of the agriculture and food sciences academy.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson, Berglin, Sams and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 581: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating health plan coverages for handicapped
children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62A.14; 62A.301; 62C.14, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 582: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing extended deer hunting period for
certain sick minors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97B.301, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stumpf, Kelley, Pappas, Anderson and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 583: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing grants for collaborative urban educator
recruitment and training programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 584: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying disposition of money in certain
accounts; providing for the environmental review of certain motorized trails; providing for grants to local
law enforcement; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes, 2002, sections 84.794; subdivision
2; 84.803, subdivision 2; 84.927, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Chaudhary, Ranum, Foley and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 585: A bill for an act relating to firearms; providing that a person who is convicted of a
felony-level crime of violence is prohibited from possessing, receiving, shipping, or transporting a firearm
for the remainder of the person's lifetime; authorizing a court to restore the person's ability to do these
things after the passing of at least ten years; making technical changes to the definition of "crime of
violence"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 242.31, subdivision 2a; 260B.245, subdivision 1;
609.165, subdivisions 1a, 1b, by adding a subdivision; 609A.03, subdivision 5a; 624.712, subdivision 5;
624.713, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 638.02, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Metzen, Kelley, Sams, Sparks and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 586: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating motor vehicle sales and distribution;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 80E.12; 80E.135.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 587: A bill for an act relating to employment; increasing the minimum wage; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 588: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employee invention agreements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 589: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating I-94 as the Purple Heart Trail;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 590: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating special license plates and
parking privileges for persons with a disability; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 168.021; 169.345, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 169.346, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary, Betzold and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 591: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of trunk highway
bonds; appropriating money to prepare plans and specifications for reconstruction and expansion of I-35W
between Hennepin county line and Lexington Avenue in Anoka county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Jungbauer; Johnson, D.J. and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 592: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of trunk
highway bonds; appropriating money to reconstruct segment of U.S. Highway 10.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 593: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying an adult foster care licensing
provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 594: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing additional methods for retired
state employees to pay for insurance benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 43A.27, by
adding a subdivision; 352.03, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 595: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money and authorizing
issuance of state bonds for significant local roads; authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money to
the local road improvement fund.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Scheid, Kiscaden and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 596: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; prohibiting the use of certain government data
by certain parties to civil actions against long-term care providers; limiting noneconomic damages in
certain civil actions against long-term care providers; providing a limitation period for bringing certain
actions based on tort against a long-term care provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
541.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 626.5573.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Chaudhary, Foley and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 597: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a crime of child endangerment to
manufacture controlled substances in the presence of a child; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
609.378, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Chaudhary, Foley and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 598: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; defining and specifying treatment of
controlled substance analogue; requiring controlled substance analogues to be treated as controlled
substances; prescribing penalties for unlawful sale and unlawful possession of amphetamine and gamma
hydroxybutyric acid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 152.01, by adding a subdivision;
152.02, subdivisions 2, 4; 152.021, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.023, subdivisions 1,
2; 152.024, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 599: A bill for an act relating to judges; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article IV, section 12; article VI, sections 7 and 8; providing for appointment and
reappointment of judges by the governor with advice and consent of the senate; increasing the term of
office of judges to ten years; providing for recommendations regarding appointments by a senate
commission; providing for recommendations regarding reappointments by the merit selection commission;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 2.722, subdivision 4; 10A.01, subdivision 10; 204B.06,
subdivision 4; 204B.11; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.11, subdivision 5; 480.01, by adding a subdivision;
480A.02, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; 480B.01, subdivisions 1, 11, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 480B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 204B.06, subdivision 6; 204B.34, subdivision 3; 204B.36, subdivisions 4, 5; 204D.11, subdivision
6; 480A.02, subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 600: A bill for an act relating to family law; providing appropriate child support guidelines;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518.64, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518.551, subdivisions
5, 5f.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Scheid, Gaither, Sams, Belanger and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 601: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating motor vehicle retail installment sales;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168.66, subdivision 14; 168.71, subdivision 2; 168.75.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 602: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the confirmation of
the chair of the metropolitan airports commission by the senate; clarifying the terms of office of the
members of the metropolitan airports commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.601,
subdivision 4; 473.604, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Knutson; Foley; Skoglund; Johnson, D.J. and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 603: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; DWI; enhancing the penalty for refusing to
submit to a chemical test; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169A.25, subdivision 1; 169A.26,
subdivision 1; 169A.27, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 604: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for sports board games; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 297E.06, subdivision 2; 349.12, subdivisions 18, 21, 24, by adding a
subdivision; 349.151, by adding a subdivision; 349.211, by adding a subdivision; 349.2127, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 605: A bill for an act relating to gambling; clarifying conduct of social dice games; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.761, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 606: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing permanent pilot program for promoting
cleaner, innovative energy sources and strategic economic development; providing financial and
regulatory incentives, including tax exemptions and eminent domain power; authorizing customers to
purchase power supply services from pilot projects.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Vickerman, Langseth, Skoe, Stumpf and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 607: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Meals on
Wheels and for Congregate Dining program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 608: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing enforcement of traffic signals
through use of photographic evidence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.6905, by adding a
subdivision; 169.06, by adding a subdivision; 171.12, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Knutson and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 609: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for a planned closure rate
adjustment for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256B.437,
subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dille and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 610: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing Greenleaf Lake State Park.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Michel, Pappas, Moua, Wiger and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 611: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the list of eligible charter school
sponsors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.10, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Knutson, Bachmann, Hann, Kubly and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 612: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring reporting on notification that is required
before an abortion is performed on a minor or certain other women; providing civil penalties; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Kiscaden, LeClair and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 613: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying enrollee cost sharing provisions for health
maintenance organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62D.095, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Foley, Fischbach, Knutson and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 614: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating referrals by medical oncologists; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62J.23, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Murphy, Sams, Scheid, Chaudhary and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 615: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating auto glass repair and replacement;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 72A.201, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 325F.783.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 616: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis employees retirement fund;
permitting a service credit purchase for prior temporary city employment.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.