State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Tuesday, February 4, 2003


11:30 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 Johnson, D.J.; Robling; Day and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 248: 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 Moua, Anderson, Dibble, Skoglund and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 249: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Central Corridor Transit Way.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators LeClair, Day, McGinn, Reiter and Ortman introduced--

S.F. No. 250: A bill for an act relating to comprehensive local planning; reestablishing local control of
comprehensive planning; repealing metropolitan land use planning and metropolitan council review of
local comprehensive plans; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections
103B.231, subdivision 7; 103B.255, subdivision 8; 462.355, subdivision 1a; 473.146, subdivision 1;
473.1551, subdivision 1; 473.173, subdivisions 3, 4; 473.867, subdivisions 1, 6; 473.871; 473H.02,
subdivisions 4, 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 103B.205, subdivisions 6, 7, 10; 473.175;
473.851; 473.852; 473.853; 473.854; 473.856; 473.857; 473.858; 473.859; 473.86; 473.861; 473.862;
473.863; 473.864; 473.865; 473.866; 473.868; 473.869; 473.87.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley, Scheid, Betzold and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 251: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the referendum equalization aid
program; eliminating alternative facilities aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 123B.59,
subdivision 5; 126C.17, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.59, subdivisions
6, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Kelley, Rest and Gaither introduced--

S.F. No. 252: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing an intermediate school district to
receive proceeds of the safe schools levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.44.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 253: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting construction materials for a Minneapolis
library and planetarium from the sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.71, by adding
a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Foley, Ranum, Skoglund, Marty and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 254: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing criminal penalties for the crime
of identity theft; requiring sentencing guidelines modifications related to aggravating factors and
consecutive sentences; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.527, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 255: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing for portable fuel container spillage
control; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators McGinn; Kleis; Foley; Johnson, D.J. and Moua introduced--

S.F. No. 256: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; making changes related to search warrants;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 626.11; 626.13.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Neuville and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 257: A bill for an act relating to the city of Northfield; authorizing the city to establish and
operate related medical facilities in conjunction with its municipal hospital at a site outside the city limits;
authorizing Northfield to acquire real or personal property for the related medical facilities.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Skoe and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 258: A bill for an act relating to government operations; transferring authority over certain
Indian scholarship programs from the commissioner of children, families, and learning to the higher
education services office.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ruud and Skoe introduced--

S.F. No. 259: A bill for an act relating to intergovernmental contracts; permitting Beltrami county to
contract with the state department of corrections for the cost of secretarial support for juvenile probation
and parole services of the county.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins, Tomassoni, Bakk, Anderson and Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 260: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring the adoption of an occupational safety
and health standard regulating ergonomic hazards.

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