State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 20, 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 Neuville, Sams, Stumpf, Ruud and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 431: A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of family planning grant funds; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Berglin, Lourey, Gaither and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 432: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for doula services; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Pariseau, Foley, Solon and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 433: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring specialized Alzheimer's disease
training; providing for certain grants; requiring the development of nursing assistant training models;
expanding Alzheimer's disease training for family caregivers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 144A.04, by adding a subdivision; 144A.38, by adding a subdivision; 144A.45, by
adding a subdivision; 144A.61, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0928; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 434: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; making seat belt violation a primary
offense; requiring all passengers to wear a seat belt; imposing petty misdemeanor penalty; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.686, subdivision 1; 171.055, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Ortman, Bachmann, Hann and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 435: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting school district financial reporting
dates; creating a notification process for operating referenda and debt elections; regulating school district
elections for obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 123B.77, subdivision 3; 205A.07,
by adding a subdivision; 475.58, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Reiter, Ourada and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 436: A bill for an act relating to public safety; enacting the Minnesota Citizens' Personal
Protection Act of 2003; recognizing the inherent right of law-abiding citizens to self-protection through the
lawful use of self-defense; providing a system under which responsible, competent adults can exercise
their right to self-protection by authorizing them to obtain a permit to carry a pistol; providing criminal
penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 609.66, subdivision 1d;
624.714, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 624.714, subdivisions 1, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Larson, Pappas, Kierlin, Ruud and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 437: A bill for an act relating to higher education; raising the statutory debt limit for the higher
education facility's authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 136A.29, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 438: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing motor vehicle dealers to elect to pay motor
vehicle sales tax or use tax for use of a vehicle other than for demonstration purposes; exempting loaner
vehicles from motor vehicle sales tax and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168A.03;
297B.035, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Robling, Belanger, Dibble and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 439: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing statutory cities, home rule
charter cities, and urban towns to develop and implement programs for peace officers to detect and cite
traffic signal violations by use of photographic evidence; providing penalties; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 169.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Anderson, Berglin, Lourey and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 440: A bill for an act relating to health maintenance organizations; modifying enrollee cost
sharing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62D.095, subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 441: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; prohibiting an increase in estimated market
value for homesteads owned by persons at least 65 years of age and within certain income limits;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 273.11, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 273.121;
276.04, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fischbach and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 442: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; clarifying that certain penalty
provisions do not apply to certain business owners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 182.666,
subdivision 2a.

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

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 443: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding adult foster care license capacity;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 245A.11, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 444: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the senior citizen health benefit fund;
modifying the use of funds in the medical education endowment and the tobacco prevention and local
public health endowment; expanding eligibility for the prescription drug program; requiring
recommendations for providing prescription drug assistance to senior citizens; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62J.694, subdivision 2; 144.395, subdivision 2; 256.955,
subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 445: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school districts with
declining enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5, 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Langseth and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 446: A bill for an act relating to the city of Detroit Lakes; authorizing pooling of tax
increments to meet certain debt service obligations of a tax increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Wergin and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 447: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $5,000,000 in state trunk
highway bonds for design for the reconstruction of a segment of marked trunk highway 10; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin, Hottinger, Lourey, Kiscaden and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 448: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying regulatory requirements and standards for
nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144A.04, subdivision 3, by adding a
subdivision; 144A.10, by adding a subdivision; 256B.434, subdivision 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 256B.0915, subdivision 7; 256B.439; 256B.69, subdivision 6a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 449: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; creating a
task force to study the advantages and disadvantages of the creation of a statewide volunteer firefighter
retirement plan; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kiscaden, Michel, Scheid, Kelley and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 450: A bill for an act relating to education; revising charter school leave provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.10, subdivision 20.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Saxhaug, Stumpf, Scheid, Kelley and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 451: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for elections for school districts to
convert from election of school board members by election district to election at large; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 205A.12, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Scheid, Kelley, Neuville and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 452: A bill for an act relating to elections; eliminating the requirement for approval by the
county auditor of an election conducted by mail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 204B.46.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Marty, Chaudhary and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 453: A bill for an act relating to fire safety; requiring commissioner of public safety to adopt
rules for fire-retardant standard for cigarettes; prohibiting sale of cigarettes not meeting these standards;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 454: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing that the adult court has
jurisdiction over traffic offenses committed by juveniles age 16 and above; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 260B.007, subdivisions 3, 6, 16; 260B.101, subdivision 1; 260B.103, subdivision 1;
260B.105, subdivision 3; 260B.171, subdivision 5; 260B.225, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9;
260C.007, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

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

S.F. No. 455: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying prompt payment requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62Q.75, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Wiger; Johnson, D.E. and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 456: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; exempting certain garbage trucks from seat
belt law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.686, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Belanger; Johnson, D.E.; Langseth and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 457: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; exempting garbage trucks and recycling
vehicles from certain weight restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.87, subdivision
6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rosen, Senjem, Vickerman, Larson and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 458: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for certain
military pension income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Michel, LeClair and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 459: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating certain health care provider actions;
providing for periodic payments of judgments; providing for certain jury instructions; limiting contingency
fees; limiting the amount of damages for noneconomic loss; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
549.01; 549.25; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 546; 548; 549.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kiscaden, Saxhaug, LeClair and Michel introduced--

S.F. No. 460: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating certain actions against health care
providers and employees; limiting recovery for noneconomic damages; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 461: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Norman county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 462: A bill for an act relating to local government; shooting ranges; defining generally
accepted operation practices; providing for relation to ordinances, closing and relocation, and nuisance
liability; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 87A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 463: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for the payment of all special education
aid directly to the serving district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 124D.11, subdivision 5;
125A.11, subdivisions 1, 3; 125A.15.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni; Wiger; Johnson, D.E.; Wergin and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 464: A bill for an act relating to towns; permitting certain town officers to serve concurrently
as firefighters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 365.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bakk and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 465: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying lease rates for certain leased state
lands.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Neuville, Rosen, Day and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 466: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for special license plates for
alternative fuel vehicles powered by E85 fuel; directing commissioner of transportation to authorize use of
high-occupancy vehicle lanes by E85-fueled vehicles; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 168.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 467: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; eliminating the prohibition on admissibility of
certain evidence regarding seat belts and child passenger restraint systems in civil actions; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.685, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 468: A bill for an act relating to state government; making permanent the requirement that
certain litigation and settlement proceeds be deposited in the general fund; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 16A.151, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 469: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; enacting the Safe School Zone Law;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.14, subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Foley, Stumpf, Sams and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 470: A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining a locally controlled process for
establishing hazardous traffic condition pupil transportation zones; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous
pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 123B.88, by adding a
subdivision; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 471: A bill for an act relating to local government; extending a grant contract with the city of
Arlington.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Neuville, Ourada and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 472: A bill for an act relating to local government; specifying that a township has the authority
to require a natural gas utility to obtain a franchise from the township; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 300.03.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Higgins, Vickerman, Solon and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 473: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing a council on disability provision;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256.482, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 474: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing a licensing exemption to supply
turtles for nonprofit turtle racing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97C.605, subdivision 2c.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 475: A bill for an act relating to mortgages; regulating foreclosures by advertisement;
modifying certain filing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 580.24; 580.25.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 476: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing rate and computation of the mining
occupation tax; delaying implementation of taconite production tax inflation adjustment; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 298.01, subdivisions 3, 4; 298.24, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 298.01, subdivisions 3c, 3d, 4d, 4e.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Tomassoni, Fischbach, Bakk and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 477: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing procedures and criteria for
municipal annexation of unincorporated land; providing certain exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 414.011, subdivision 5; 414.031; 414.033, subdivision 2; 414.0335, subdivisions 1, 2;
414.035; 414.036; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.