State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, February 6, 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.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 261: A bill for an act relating to sales tax; exempting construction materials for a pedestrian
bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Foley, Betzold, Chaudhary and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 262: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing sales to other dealers by limited used
vehicle dealers; exempting donations of vehicles to individuals by a licensed limited used vehicle dealer
from motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168.27, subdivision 4a;
297B.01, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 263: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing issuance of an on-sale intoxicating liquor
license to the Historic Pantages Theatre; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.404,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Higgins, Pappas, Anderson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 264: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; criminal records expungement; expanding
the kinds of convictions for which a petition expungement may be brought; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 609A.02, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 265: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V,
sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; article VIII, section 2; article XI, section 8; consolidating the offices of lieutenant
governor, auditor, and secretary of state.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 266: A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain procedures for removal of a
child's residence from Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 518.1705, subdivision 7;
518.175, subdivision 3; 518.18.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lourey, Fischbach and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 267: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions relating to emergency medical
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144E.01, subdivision 1; 144E.27, subdivisions 1, 2,
4; 144E.286, by adding a subdivision; 144E.305, subdivision 2; 144E.41; 144E.50, subdivisions 5, 6;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144E.01, subdivision 3; 144E.286, subdivisions 1, 2;
Minnesota Rules, parts 4690.1500, subpart 3; 4690.7900, subpart 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Cohen, Berglin, Hottinger and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 268: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and to
better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money to
the city of Minneapolis for empowerment zone subprojects; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson, Pappas, Moua, Chaudhary and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 269: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for prescription contraceptives;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Pappas, Ranum, Higgins, Kiscaden and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 270: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospital emergency rooms to provide
emergency contraception and information to sexual assault victims; providing penalties; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Hottinger, Cohen, Berglin and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 271: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Minnesota planetarium.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 272: 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 Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 273: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; allowing city attorneys to prosecute the
crime of contributing to delinquency of a minor; increasing the penalty for certain thefts and for
contributing to the delinquency of a minor under certain circumstances; directing an aggravating factor to
the sentencing guidelines commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 260B.425,
subdivisions 1, 2; 609.035, by adding a subdivision; 609.494, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision;
609.52, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 274: A bill for an act relating to crime; authorizing a judge to set conditions of release that
protects public safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 629.715, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 275: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for the regulation of gang
loitering; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Foley, Kleis, McGinn and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 276: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; providing that the bureau of criminal
apprehension and local law enforcement agencies collect crime data utilizing the uniform offense codes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 299C.05; 299C.06.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 277: A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring a land exchange in St. Louis county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni, Murphy, Saxhaug and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 278: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing Vietnam veterans to purchase service
credit in the public employees retirement association for certain periods for a defined amount; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 353.01, subdivision 16a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 279: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing reimbursement by the city of
Biwabik to the town of White according to their orderly annexation agreement.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Bakk, Metzen and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 280: A bill for an act relating to government; regulating state and local construction and
infrastructure projects; regulating the use of certain iron and steel materials; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 281: A bill for an act relating to human services licensing; modifying requirements for
location of adult foster care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 245A.11, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 282: A bill for an act relating to human services licensing; modifying requirements for
location of residential programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 245A.11, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Vickerman and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 283: A bill for an act relating to emergency medical services; permitting four-year contracts
for emergency medical services; modifying license plate provisions for volunteer ambulance attendants;
permitting certain ambulance services to make claims against tax refunds; regulating use of police
communication equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144E.50, subdivision 5; 168.12,
subdivision 2e; 270A.03, subdivision 2; 299C.37, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 284: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; prohibiting the collection of
certain data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Berglin, Langseth, Larson, Frederickson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 285: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for construction of the Children's Theatre Company renovation and expansion;
authorizing Hennepin county to undertake a program to provide certain facilities.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Higgins, Solon, Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 286: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage of acupuncture services by
certain group policies and subscriber contracts; requiring claim determinations regarding acupuncture
services to be made or reviewed by acupuncture practitioners; requiring reporting on referrals to
acupuncture practitioners and reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62A.15,
subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Murphy, Dille, Wiger, Sparks and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 287: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring recitation of the pledge of allegiance in
all public schools; providing for instruction in the proper etiquette, display, and respect of the United
States flag; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 121A.11, by adding subdivisions; 124D.10,
subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ourada; Johnson, D.J.; Michel; Robling and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 288: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $1,000,000,000 in state
trunk highway bonds for trunk highway improvements; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold, Limmer, Scheid and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 289: A bill for an act relating to real property; statutory home warranties; amending the
exclusions for liability of the vendor and home improvement contractor; providing for a statutory cure of
defects; specifying limitation of actions based on breach; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
327A.01, by adding a subdivision; 327A.03; 327A.05, by adding a subdivision; 515B.4-115; 541.051,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 290: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the
National Eagle Center in the city of Wabasha; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marko, Murphy, Skoe, Sams and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 291: A bill for an act relating to commerce; eliminating an archaic prohibition on
misrepresenting the size of certain items; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 325F.38.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Ourada, Scheid, Dille and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 292: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing the continued operation of the Prairie
Island and Monticello nuclear generating plants; requiring a nuclear waste escrow account; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116C.77; 116C.771; 116C.774; 116C.779; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Hottinger, Kierlin, Frederickson, Rest and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 293: A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying certain state employee labor
agreements and compensation plans with certain exceptions; specifying terms and conditions of
employment in certain circumstances.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pariseau, Rosen, Frederickson, Nienow and Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 294: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying shooting hours for migratory game
birds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97B.075.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy, Anderson, Day, Vickerman and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 295: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring installation of automatic sprinkler
systems in certain existing high-rise buildings; allowing subtraction from taxable income; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d; 299F.362, subdivision 5; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Michel, Olson, Hann, Tomassoni and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 296: A bill for an act relating to education; renaming the department of children, families, and
learning to department of education; making conforming changes to reflect the department name change;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 15.01; 119A.01, subdivision 2; 119A.02, subdivisions 2, 3;
119B.011, subdivisions 8, 10; 120A.02; 120A.05, subdivisions 4, 7; 127A.05, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 119A.01, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 297: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying the definition of pastures for the
purpose of animal feedlot regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.07, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 298: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of certain
property used in constructing a municipal building in the city of North St. Paul; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 299: A bill for an act relating to ambulance service liability insurance; requiring a study.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.