State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 13, 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 Higgins; Scheid; Johnson, D.E. and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 334: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring an affidavit of candidacy to include the
candidate's residence address; providing for rejection of an affidavit that indicates the candidate does not
reside in the district from which election is sought; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 204B.06,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Berglin, Lourey, Foley and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 335: A bill for an act relating to welfare; extending food assistance for certain noncitizens;
modifying MFIP exemptions and extensions; modifying MFIP sanctions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 256D.053, subdivision 1; 256J.37, subdivision 9; 256J.42, subdivision 5; 256J.425,
subdivisions 4, 6, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256J.425,
subdivision 7; Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section 21, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 336: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; moving the Minnesota conservation corps
to the friends of the Minnesota conservation corps, an existing nonprofit corporation; transferring assets to
the Minnesota conservation corps; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.0887; 84.98; 84.99.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 337: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the levy for retired employee
health benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.41, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Chaudhary, Betzold and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 338: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing a multicity housing authority
including the cities of Arden Hills, Blaine, Circle Pines, Mounds View, New Brighton, Roseville, and
Shoreview.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley, Lourey and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 339: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Minnesota universal health board;
creating the Minnesota universal health program; establishing the Minnesota health care trust fund;
establishing statewide and regional health care budgets; abolishing the Minnesota health care commission;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J; proposing coding
for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62K; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62J.212.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 340: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; exempting Minnesota-produced wine from the
prohibition on the sale, possession, and consumption of liquor on the state fairgrounds; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 37.21, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 341: A bill for an act relating to public safety; imposing fine surcharge on traffic violators
apprehended by state patrol; creating trooper training account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 169.89, by adding a subdivision; 299D.03, subdivisions 5, 6, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Wergin and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 342: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for land acquisition to enable increased operations at the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sparks, Foley, Anderson, Murphy and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 343: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring certain insurers to provide information on
certain costs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Sparks; Metzen; Ranum; Johnson, D.E. and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 344: A bill for an act relating to state government; placing limits on use of consultants;
making changes in laws governing contracts, including contracts for professional or technical services;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16A.11, subdivision 3; 16C.05, subdivision 2, by adding a
subdivision; 16C.06, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 16C.07; 16C.08, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding
a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum, Skoglund, Stumpf and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 345: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; modifying provisions relating to the
admissibility of testimony; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 518B.01, subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Higgins, Pappas, Moua and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 346: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a pilot project for the independent
review of parental involvement programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
124D.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 347: A bill for an act relating to the county of Itasca; authorizing issuance of bonds for
construction of a nursing home facility.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Knutson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 348: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 21; prohibiting passage of bills on the last day the legislature meets in regular session each year.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Metzen, Larson and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 349: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 3; modifying reapportionment requirements once each 20 years to provide for uninterrupted
four-year senate terms.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Scheid, Reiter, Belanger and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 350: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the FAIR plan; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 65A.29, subdivision 4; 65A.32; 65A.33, subdivisions 4, 6, 9, by adding
subdivisions; 65A.34; 65A.35; 65A.36; 65A.37; 65A.375; 65A.38, subdivisions 1, 5; 65A.40; 65A.41;
65A.42; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 65A.33, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Bakk and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 351: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing that in certain cases authorized
representatives of entities possessing a permit to use radio equipment capable of receiving police
emergency transmissions may use and possess the equipment without a permit; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 299C.37, subdivisions 1, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Bakk and Hann introduced--

S.F. No. 352: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for the reconveyance of land to Cook
county free of a reversionary clause.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins, Berglin and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 353: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; making explicit an exception to a conflict
of interest provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 383B.151.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 354: A bill for an act relating to cities; authorizing a city to collect unpaid emergency service
charges by special assessment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 415.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 355: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; providing a gross misdemeanor penalty for fifth
degree arson when the conduct results in bodily harm to a person; updating the fine amount for a
misdemeanor penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.5632.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 356: A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain provisions of the de facto
custodian law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 257C.01, subdivision 2; 257C.07.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lourey, Higgins, Berglin, Kiscaden and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 357: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying dental practice provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144.1502, subdivisions 3, 4; 150A.06, by adding a subdivision;
150A.10, subdivision 1a; 256B.037, by adding a subdivision; 256B.76; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 150A; 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 358: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing 12 additional on-sale liquor licenses in
Maple Grove.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Vickerman, Frederickson, Metzen, Sams and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 359: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for environmental and
natural resources projects approved by the legislative commission on Minnesota resources; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116P.09, subdivision 5; 116P.13, subdivision 1; 116P.14, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Pappas, Sams, Murphy and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 360: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing that uncontested judicial offices must
appear after all contested judicial offices on the canary ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
204D.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

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

S.F. No. 361: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing for economic growth in rural
counties of the state by allowing a credit against the income tax of an employer for the creation and
retention of certain jobs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Saxhaug, Ruud, Skoe, Sams and Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 362: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Mississippi
headwaters board.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ruud, Michel, Reiter and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 363: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring Veterans' Day to be a school holiday;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 120A.42.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Foley, Kleis, Knutson and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 364: A bill for an act relating to the judiciary; creating a task force to study and make
recommendations on judicial selection and retention.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dille and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 365: A bill for an act relating to wetlands; creating a moratorium on wetland replacement for
transportation projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 103G.222, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 366: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing proposed property tax notices and
hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 126C.55, subdivision 6; 273.124, subdivision 13;
275.07, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 276.04, subdivision 2; 354A.12, subdivision 3b; 373.45, subdivision 8;
375.194, subdivisions 4, 5; 383A.75, subdivision 3; 465.719, subdivision 9; 469.1791, subdivision 10;
469.1815, subdivision 1; 473.13, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 275.065.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Langseth, Murphy, Skoe and Senjem introduced--

S.F. No. 367: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a regional investment credit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rest, Dille, Ruud, Langseth and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 368: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduced class rate for certain property
bordering public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy, Foley and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 369: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; amending the pistol permit law; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 624.714, subdivisions 5, 6, 12, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Rest, Betzold, Hann, Hottinger and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 370: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating limitation periods of certain actions;
enacting the Uniform Conflict of Laws-Limitations Act adopted by the National Conference of
Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 541.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Cohen and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 371: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for asset preservation of the Roy Wilkins Center in St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Frederickson, Kierlin, Sams and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 372: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; funding for the RIM conservation
reserve program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Frederickson, Koering, Murphy and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 373: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for state park and
recreation area acquisition; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Moua, Anderson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 374: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; making technical changes to the civic
center authority powers and duties; amending Laws 1967, chapter 459, section 8, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, as
amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley, Sparks and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 375: A bill for an act relating to crimes; clarifying when seizure of a motor vehicle used to flee
a peace officer occurs for purposes of the law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.5312,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

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

S.F. No. 376: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; adding turkey and turkey products under the
corporate farm law; restricting farming and the ownership of farmland by certain entities; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 500.24, subdivision 2.

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

Senators Anderson, Pappas and Sparks introduced--

S.F. No. 377: A bill for an act relating to child safety; prohibiting the sale and commercial use of
certain cribs; providing enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Dille, Murphy, Kubly and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 378: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; reducing ethanol producer payments after five
years of production; establishing counter-cyclical ethanol producer payments after five years of
production; extending the time period for eligibility for certain ethanol producers; providing funding for
feedlot cost-share grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 41A.09,
subdivisions 3a, 5a, by adding subdivisions.

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