State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, February 24, 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 Kiscaden and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 478: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for independent school district
No. 806, Elgin-Millville.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 479: A bill for an act relating to auditing; allowing certified public accountants to perform
annual audits for county nursing homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 6.552.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 480: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring the state to share with the counties certain
tax revenues generated on Indian reservations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 270.60,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 481: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the date of school board organizational
meetings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.14, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Moua, Cohen, Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 482: 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 Lourey, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 483: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to seek federal
approval for home delivery of WIC supplemental foods.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wergin, Sams, Nienow, Fischbach and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 484: A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing counties to require the dedication of
land for public parks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 394.25, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rest and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 485: A bill for an act relating to retirement; allowing city managers to revoke elections to be
excluded from membership in the public employees retirement association; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 353.028, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Solon, Marko, Wiger, Senjem and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 486: A bill for an act relating to zoning; modifying deadlines for agency actions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 15.99.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, Anderson, Foley and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 487: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; enacting the Telecommunications
Consumer Privacy Act; providing for the privacy of telecommunications customer information; requiring
consent for disclosure of customer information; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 13.681, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 488: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and to
better public land and buildings; providing for improvements to the city of Dassel's wastewater treatment
facilities; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Kelley, Larson, Skoe and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 489: A bill for an act relating to education; providing student instruction in personal financial
management and investment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kleis, Rest, Betzold, Fischbach and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 490: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring primaries in certain school district
elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 205A.03, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Olson, Hann, Gaither, Fischbach and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 491: A bill for an act relating to education; encouraging retired teachers to serve as short-call
substitute teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.18, subdivision 7a.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 492: A bill for an act relating to professions; providing for licensure of surgical assistants;
authorizing rulemaking; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.383, by
adding a subdivision; 62A.3092, subdivision 2; 62J.52, subdivision 2; 62J.54, subdivision 2; 116.79,
subdivision 1; 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 116L.12, subdivision 6; 144.054, subdivision 2; 147.09; 147.091,
subdivision 1; 214.18, subdivision 5; 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; 319B.02, subdivision 19;
319B.40; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147E.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 493: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds for the veterinary
diagnostic laboratory building at the University of Minnesota; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Berglin, Langseth, Higgins and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 494: A bill for an act relating to capital investments; authorizing land acquisition for the
Minneapolis community and technical college; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Murphy, Frederickson, Anderson and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 495: A bill for an act relating to the environment; restricting outdoor light pollution; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Bakk, Rosen, Dibble, Vickerman and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 496: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the establishing of
tax-free zones; providing tax exemptions for individuals and business entities in tax-free zones; providing
for repayment of tax benefits under certain circumstances; providing for the payment of state aid;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision;
290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivision 3;
297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
469; 477A.

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

Senators Hann, Ranum, LeClair, Dibble and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 497: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing an exemption for noncommercial signs
from ordinances that limit the number of noncommercial signs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 211B.045.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 498: A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining the crime of soliciting a minor to join a
criminal gang; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 499: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis fire relief association; waiving
surviving spouse benefit eligibility requirements for spouse of a certain deceased firefighter.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 500: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; defining the crime of attempted
manufacture of methamphetamine; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
152.021, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 152.135, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

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

S.F. No. 501: A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining "identifiable minor" for purposes of the law
prohibiting use of minors in sexual performances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 617.246,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 502: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying enforcement authority;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.029, subdivision 1; 84A.02; 84A.21; 84A.32, subdivision
1; 84A.55, subdivision 8; 85.04.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 503: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions relating to individual
sewage treatment systems; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 17.117,
subdivisions 5a, 10, 11, 13; 115.55, subdivisions 1, by adding subdivisions; 115.56, subdivisions 2, 4;
116.182, by adding a subdivision; 116P.04, subdivision 3; 116P.12, subdivision 1; 475.52, subdivisions 3,
4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 504: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for interchange of highway 10 at Hanson Boulevard in the city of Coon Rapids,
county of Anoka and new travel lanes between Egret Boulevard and Round Lake Boulevard.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Fischbach, Scheid and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 505: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating expenditure reporting requirements for
health care providers; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62J.17.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 506: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting the printing of full credit card numbers
on sales receipts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 507: A bill for an act relating to education finance; dedicating a portion of the statewide
property tax for the payment of adult basic education aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 124D.531, subdivision 1; 275.025, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ortman; Murphy; Johnson, D.E.; Day and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 508: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of "proud to be a
veteran" license plates for self-propelled recreational vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
168.1255, subdivisions 1, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Olson, Skoe, Stumpf and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 509: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the mandate for three additional days of
student instruction or staff development training; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 120A.41.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Olson, Skoe, Stumpf and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 510: A bill for an act relating to education; extending the time period during which type III
vehicles may be used to transport school children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.454,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 511: A bill for an act relating to historic districts; designating Victory Memorial Drive as a
historic district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 138.73, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Ourada, Limmer and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 512: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; removing the city of Rockford from
the jurisdiction of the metropolitan council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.121,
subdivision 2; 473.123, subdivision 3c.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Scheid, Rest and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 513: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; requiring the council to build a
permanent transit center in Brooklyn Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Skoglund, Foley, McGinn, Skoe and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 514: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting theft of mail; prescribing penalties;
providing venue for identity theft and theft of mail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.527,
subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 515: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; expanding permitted uses of funds in
automobile theft prevention special revenue account; modifying structure of financial crimes task force
and modifying related policies; repealing sunset provision; making clarifying changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168A.40; 299A.68; 299A.75, subdivisions 1, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Pariseau, Belanger, Knutson, McGinn and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 516: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money and authorizing issuance of
trunk highway bonds for an interchange at I-35 and county state-aid highway 50.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pariseau, Knutson, McGinn, Metzen and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 517: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money and authorizing issuance
of state bonds for a highway overpass in Dakota county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Knutson, Belanger, Pariseau, McGinn and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 518: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money and authorizing issuance
of state bonds for Cedar Avenue bus transit way.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marko, Pariseau, Knutson, McGinn and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 519: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for release of certain
private data to county human and social services departments, and entities under contract to them, in order
to coordinate benefits and services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.3805, subdivision 1;
13.3806, subdivision 1; 13.384, subdivision 3; 13.46, subdivision 2; 13.461, subdivision 1; 13.85,
subdivision 2; 197.603, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Belanger, Knutson, McGinn, Metzen and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 520: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a segment of county state-aid highway 42 in Dakota county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy, Kubly, Sparks and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 521: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating sales of American flags and related
items; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Murphy, Bakk, Tomassoni, Dille and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 522: A bill for an act relating to highways; modifying provisions governing use of highway
right-of-way by snowmobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 84.87, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 523: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the John Glas
Field House at Bemidji State University; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 524: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; providing an exemption for an aircraft
repair facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.71, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Pogemiller, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 525: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; providing for an economic development
tax increment financing district of the Duluth economic development authority.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Bakk, Pogemiller and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 526: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; authorizing the expenditure of certain tax
increments.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Pogemiller, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 527: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; clarifying an exemption for a state
convention center.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Bakk, Tomassoni and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 528: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; specifying the use of certain proceeds of
taxes on receipts by restaurants, hotels, and motels; amending Laws 1980, chapter 511, section 1,
subdivision 2, as amended; Laws 1980, chapter 511, section 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marko and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 529: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing that state grants are not available
to students attending private, for-profit institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
136A.101, subdivisions 4, 7; 136A.121, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Vickerman, Lourey and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 530: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for application of sales tax to sales of
prefabricated homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.62, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Langseth, Skoe and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 531: A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for water management in the Red
river basin.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Langseth and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 532: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for grants for the farm wrap network
and rural help network; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 533: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the nursing home
construction moratorium; modifying special provisions for moratorium exceptions; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 144A.071, by adding a subdivision; 256B.431, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Lourey and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 534: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for supportive housing
and managed care.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Sparks, Foley, Lourey and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 535: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating the prescription drug rebate
program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 8.31, subdivision 1; 256.01,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 536: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis teachers retirement fund association;
authorizing retroactive qualified part-time teacher program coverage for the 2001-2002 school year for an
eligible teacher.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 537: A bill for an act relating to insurance; clarifying that certain laws include long-term care
insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 60A.06, subdivision 1; 61B.20, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Bachmann, Jungbauer, Nienow, Pariseau and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 538: A resolution memorializing Congress to support the President's call for legal reform.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Bachmann, Jungbauer and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 539: A resolution memorializing Congress to permanently repeal the death tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bachmann, Jungbauer, Nienow and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 540: A resolution memorializing Congress to work to protect America's savings permanently.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bachmann, Jungbauer and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 541: A resolution memorializing Congress to abolish the alternative minimum tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bachmann, Jungbauer, Nienow, Pariseau and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 542: A resolution memorializing Congress to pass President Bush's 2003 economic growth
and tax relief plan.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bachmann, Jungbauer, Nienow and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 543: A resolution memorializing Congress to deploy a national missile defense system.

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

Senators Berglin, Sams, Cohen, Neuville and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 544: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the Minnesota board on aging to
establish and administer a prescription drug assistance program; transferring appropriations; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256.975, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Jungbauer and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 545: A bill for an act relating to human rights; removing sexual orientation as a protected class
under the Human Rights Act and in other statutory provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 60A.053, subdivision 1; 60A.970, subdivision 8; 160.80, subdivision 1a; 363.01, subdivision 23;
363.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 8; 363.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8a; 363.05, subdivision 1; 363.11;
363.115; 363.12, subdivision 1; 609.2231, subdivision 4; 609.595, subdivision 1a; 609.748, subdivision 6;
609.749, subdivision 3; 611A.371, subdivision 2; 611A.79, subdivision 1; 626.5531, subdivision 1;
626.8451, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 363.01, subdivision 41a.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Scheid and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 546: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of trunk
highway bonds; appropriating money for the preparation of plans and specifications for expansion of
marked trunk highway 252 between marked trunk highway 610 and I-94 in Hennepin county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 547: A bill for an act relating to Anoka county; changing the name of its housing and
redevelopment authority to community development authority; describing its powers and duties; providing
for joint action of the county's regional rail authority with other public bodies; amending Laws 1978,
chapter 464, sections 1, 2, by adding sections.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dille, Sams, Murphy, Koering and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 548: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for control of chronic wasting
disease and management of wildlife health; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 17.451; 17.452, subdivisions 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, by adding subdivisions; 35.155; 84.027,
subdivision 13; 97A.045, by adding a subdivision; 97A.075, subdivision 1; 97A.105, subdivision 1;
97A.401, subdivision 3; 97A.441, by adding a subdivision; 97A.505, by adding subdivisions; 97B.311;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97A.105, subdivisions 3a, 3b.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 549: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying eligibility provisions
relating to social security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 268.085, subdivision 4.

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

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 550: A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money to provide
employment support services to persons with mental illness.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.