State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, February 17, 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 Rest, Skoglund, Limmer and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 379: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; increasing the limit for reimbursement of
appraisal fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 117.232, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 380: A bill for an act relating to taxation; imposing a parking surcharge for facilities serving
the Minneapolis-St. Paul international airport; creating an airport impact mitigation account in the general
fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 473.608, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sams; Knutson; Johnson, D.E.; Ourada and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 381: A bill for an act relating to fire protection industry licensing; requiring certification for
installers of multipurpose potable water piping systems; requiring licensing for multipurpose potable water
piping system contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 299M.01, by adding subdivisions;
299M.03, by adding subdivisions; 299M.04; 299M.11, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Scheid, Michel, Kiscaden, Metzen and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 382: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the joint underwriting association;
modifying coverage; modifying the market assistance responsibilities of the association; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62I.02, subdivisions 1, 3; 62I.03, by adding a subdivision; 62I.04;
62I.05; 62I.08; 62I.13, subdivisions 1, 2; 62I.14; 62I.21; 62I.22, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 62I.09; 62I.10; 62I.11; 62I.13, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Vickerman, Day, Wiger, Fischbach and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 383: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying rulemaking authority regarding petitions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 204B.071.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Vickerman, Day, Wiger, Fischbach and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 384: A bill for an act relating to elections; limiting certain ballot questions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 205.10, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Vickerman, Day, Wiger, Fischbach and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 385: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying certain duties; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 204D.04, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Higgins, Tomassoni, Sams and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 386: A bill for an act relating to public employment; establishing procedures and standards for
contracting with private entities for the provision of services that have been, or otherwise would be,
provided by public employees; providing for public accountability; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Moua, Cohen, Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 387: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; authorizing the city to create multiple tax
increment financing housing districts; amending Laws 2000, chapter 490, article 11, section 40.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Foley, Kleis, Knutson, Skoglund and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 388: A bill for an act relating to vehicle forfeiture; clarifying and modifying certain
definitions, standards, and procedures for vehicle forfeitures associated with driving while impaired;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169A.60, subdivisions 1, 14; 169A.63, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 7,
8, 9, 10, 11.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Foley, Kleis, Knutson, Skoglund and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 389: A bill for an act relating to crimes; establishing staggered sentencing program for DWI
offenders; modifying other DWI-related provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169A.03,
subdivision 21, by adding a subdivision; 169A.20, subdivision 2; 169A.275, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a
subdivision; 169A.40, subdivision 3; 169A.44; 169A.51, subdivision 5; 169A.54, subdivision 6; 169A.60,
subdivisions 8, 13; 169A.63, subdivision 1; 609.135, subdivision 2; 629.471, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Sams, Langseth and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 390: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for job enhancement as a
goal of business financing programs; converting the Minnesota investment fund to a revolving loan fund;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 41A.036, subdivision 2; 116J.011;
116J.411, by adding a subdivision; 116J.415, subdivisions 1, 5; 116J.8731, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 7;
116J.994, subdivision 4; 116J.995.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Kierlin and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 391: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing independent school district No. 535,
Rochester, to begin the school year on any date as set by the school district.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Murphy, Frederickson, Higgins, Dille and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 392: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; updating soil and water conservation
district law; changing requirements for petitions and elections relating to soil and water conservation
districts; allowing counties the option to authorize soil and water conservation district levies; adding soil
and water conservation districts to the definition of special taxing district; clarifying removal provisions
for soil and water conservation district supervisors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
103A.206; 103C.005; 103C.101, subdivisions 6, 9, by adding a subdivision; 103C.201, subdivisions 1, 2,
5, 6, 7, 8; 103C.205; 103C.211; 103C.225, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 8; 103C.305, subdivision 1; 103C.311,
subdivisions 1, 2; 103C.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 103C.331, subdivisions 11, 12, 16, 19, by adding a
subdivision; 103C.401, subdivisions 1, 2; 275.066; 351.14, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 103C.301.

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

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 393: A bill for an act relating to the city of Red Wing; authorizing the city to extend the
duration of certain tax increment financing districts.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Higgins, Olson, Anderson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 394: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying prior authorization requirements for health
care services; establishing requirements for provider contracting; modifying provisions for payment of
claims; regulating utilization profiling; requiring certain disclosures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
sections 62M.07; 62Q.74; 62Q.75, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62Q.745.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Larson, Solon, Bakk, Kierlin and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 395: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the state's share of
the cost of the new Poe Lock at Sault Ste. Marie Narrows.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Frederickson, Kubly and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 396: A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting children eligible for adoption
assistance from the prepaid medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
256B.69, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Kierlin, Lourey, Murphy and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 397: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the alternative quality assurance
licensing system; eliminating a sunset; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
256B.095; 256B.0951, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9; 256B.0952, subdivision 1; 256B.0953, subdivision 2;
256B.0955.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Foley, Lourey, Kelley and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 398: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a prescription drug discount
program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Pappas, Senjem, Kelley and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 399: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a special education pilot program.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Senjem, Frederickson, Rosen and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 400: A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating the sunset date for the purchase of
military service credit; amending Laws 2000, chapter 461, article 4, section 4.

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

Senators Sams, Cohen, Knutson and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 401: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, by adding a section to article XI; increasing the sales tax one-fourth of one percent on taxable
sales for natural resource purposes; creating a heritage enhancement fund; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 297B.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Michel, Reiter and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 402: A bill for an act relating to public employment; instituting a freeze on salaries and wage
rates for state and public employees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sparks, Langseth, Metzen, Murphy and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 403: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Shooting Star Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Langseth, Metzen, Murphy and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 404: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Blazing Star Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dibble, Anderson and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 405: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain clean-fuel vehicles from the
motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 406: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a severance levy for independent
school district No. 14, Fridley.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Vickerman, Day, Wiger, Fischbach and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 407: A bill for an act relating to towns; providing for optional election of certain officers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 367.30, subdivisions 2, 4; 367.31, subdivision 4; 367.34;
367.36, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 408: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a special levy for independent
school district No. 316, Coleraine.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 409: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 23; providing for veto override sessions of the legislature.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Wiger, LeClair and Marko introduced--

S.F. No. 410: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing distribution of the voting equipment grant
account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 204B.48, subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Ranum, Frederickson, Lourey, Skoglund and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 411: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; increasing and reallocating fees charged to
reinstate revoked drivers' licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.29, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 412: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Elko to issue an on-sale
intoxicating liquor license to the Elko Speedway.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Kiscaden, Knutson, Scheid and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 413: A bill for an act relating to education finance; reducing the required revenue reserved for
staff development activities from two percent to one percent of a district's basic general education
revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk; Knutson; Johnson, D.E. and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 414: A bill for an act relating to municipal contracts; permitting the awarding of attorney fees
in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.345, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 415: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for community notification for
certain high-risk juvenile predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 244.052,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 416: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; extending the
1984 "rule of 85" early retirement incentive to certain 1983 retirees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Bakk and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 417: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land in Lake county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dibble, Higgins, Fischbach, Lourey and Nienow introduced--

S.F. No. 418: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; removing the restriction of
prescribing only topical legend drugs by board certified optometrists; requiring that legend drugs be used
as included in optometry curricula; authorizing the prescription of controlled substances; amending
reporting requirement of health professionals to include all legend drugs; requiring optometrists using
legend drugs be held to the same standards as physicians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
147.111, subdivision 4; 148.574; 148.575, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.576; 148.577; 151.37, subdivision 11;
152.11, subdivision 2; 152.12, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Stumpf, Vickerman, Senjem and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 419: A bill for an act relating to state government; rulemaking; requiring certain water quality
assessment process rules.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 420: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating travel clubs; prescribing
penalties and remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 325G.51; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 325G.50.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Higgins and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 421: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; providing for the establishment of
certain positions in the unclassified service of the city of Minneapolis by the Minneapolis city council.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Robling, Belanger, Neuville and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 422: A bill for an act relating to examiners of titles; providing for alternative means of
compensation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 508.12, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Hottinger and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 423: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for phase 3 of the athletic facilities project at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Kelley and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 424: A bill for an act relating to education; redefining middle school to include a minimum of
two grades instead of three grades; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 120A.05, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Betzold, Foley and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 425: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing hearing procedures; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ortman, Ruud, Kiscaden and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 426: A bill for an act relating to health; granting an exemption from the hospital construction
moratorium for a hospital in Carver county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144.551,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Day; Nienow; Koering and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 427: 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 Hann, Vickerman, Frederickson, Neuville and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 428: 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 Limmer, LeClair, Dille, Bakk and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 429: 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 Bachmann, Kierlin, Larson and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 430: 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.