State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Friday, February 7, 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 Kelley, Belanger, Gaither, Vickerman and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 300: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; extending the maximum length of guaranteed
energy savings contracts from ten to 15 years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.345,
subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Kelley, Belanger, Gaither, Vickerman and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 301: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing capital cost avoidance for
guaranteed savings contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 302: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in St. Louis county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pariseau, Kleis, Ourada and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 303: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; specifying the size of the legislature;
coordinating legislative districts and congressional districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Kiscaden, Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 304: A bill for an act relating to professions; establishing the board of licensed professional
counseling; requiring professional counselors to be licensed; requiring rulemaking; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 148A.01, subdivision 5; 148B.60,
subdivision 3; 214.01, subdivision 2; 214.04, subdivision 3; 214.10, subdivision 9; 609.341, subdivision
17; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Solon; Moua; Stumpf and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 305: A bill for an act relating to civil action; regulating the apportionment of joint and several
liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 604.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 306: A bill for an act relating to the city of New Hope; authorizing creation of a tax increment
financing district subject to certain rules.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 307: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the commissioner of public safety to issue
a license to the state agricultural society for on-sale of Minnesota produced wine at the state fair.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 308: A bill for an act relating to mining; specifying duties of owners and operators when
operations are discontinued; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 93.003.

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

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 309: A bill for an act relating to elections; voter eligibility; restoring eligibility to vote to
certain convicted felons who are not incarcerated; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 201.014,
subdivision 2; 242.31, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 310: A bill for an act relating to animals; making it a crime to harm a service animal;
providing for restitution; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 343.21,
subdivision 9; 609.52; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 343.

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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 311: A bill for an act relating to education; improving student access to services that support
academic success; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 312: A bill for an act relating to wetlands; requiring the board of water and soil resources to
remove an unauthorized wetland exemption rule.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 313: A bill for an act relating to highway safety; requiring special school district No. 1,
Minneapolis, to maintain a "How's My Driving?" program.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Gaither, Rest, Kelley, Wiger and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 314: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; removing sunset provisions to allow certain
school buses to continue to be operated by licensed child care providers and by holders of Class D drivers'
licenses under limited conditions; amending Laws 2001, chapter 97, section 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 315: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain provisions on restoration of civil
rights and eligibility to vote; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 201.014, subdivision 2; 609.165,
subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.165, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Marty, Betzold and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 316: A bill for an act relating to the open meeting law; establishing an administrative remedy
for violations of the law; prescribing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13D.06,
subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13D.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Marty, Betzold and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 317: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for administrative
remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.