State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Monday, February 3, 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 Sams, Stumpf and Jungbauer introduced--

S.F. No. 223: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the state airports fund; providing
for the restoration of any money that may be transferred.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Lourey, Frederickson, Solon and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 224: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the purchasing alliance stop-loss
fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 256.956, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marko, Foley, Skoglund and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 225: A bill for an act relating to peace officers; authorizing the state fair police department to
employ more part-time peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 626.8468, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 226: A bill for an act relating to firearms; increasing the lawful age from 18 to 21 for
possessing a pistol or a semiautomatic military-style assault weapon; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002,
section 624.713, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Skoglund and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 227: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating fireworks; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 624.20, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Tomassoni, Murphy, Fischbach, Pariseau and Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 228: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; permitting local regulation and investigation
fees by townships; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 349.16, subdivision 8; 349.213,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Fischbach and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 229: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding authority of physician assistants; directing
the commissioner of health to amend certain rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 147A.09,
subdivision 2; 169.345, subdivision 2a; 253B.02, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Skoglund introduced--

S.F. No. 230: A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; modifying the time period for serving a
summons and scheduling a hearing for a housing violation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
504B.401.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 231: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing a retroactive effective date for
St. Paul civil service separation.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, Moua, Belanger and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 232: A resolution memorializing Congress to require Internet sellers to collect state and local
taxes.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Lourey, Kiscaden and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 233: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions relating to temporary licensure
of nurses; use of titles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 148.212; 148.281, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 234: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a state board of education; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Solon, Foley and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 235: A bill for an act relating to insurance; eliminating mental health and substance abuse
treatment carve-outs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator LeClair introduced--

S.F. No. 236: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Woodbury to issue additional
on-sale licenses.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Day, Larson, Gaither, Jungbauer and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 237: 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 Betzold and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 238: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Blaine to issue additional
on-sale licenses.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Kleis, Foley and McGinn introduced--

S.F. No. 239: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; making the collection of biological
specimens from offenders for the purpose of future DNA analysis permanent; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, section 609.119.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Marty, Anderson, Kierlin and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 240: A bill for an act relating to telephone solicitations; closing loopholes in the do-not-call
list; modifying a definition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 325E.311, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Kleis, Koering, Nienow and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 241: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; eliminating the prohibition on double
bunking inmates at custody level five and six state correctional institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 243.53, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Kleis, Koering, Nienow and Wergin introduced--

S.F. No. 242: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring the commissioner of corrections
to develop and report on a plan to increase state correctional capacity.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 243: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Rushford
Institute for Nanotechnology.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Belanger, Higgins, Limmer and Dibble introduced--

S.F. No. 244: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; enacting restrictions on home loans;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Olson; Jungbauer; Wergin and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 245: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school finance simplification,
clarification, and equity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 15, 16;
126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 126C.13, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 122A.60;
122A.61; 124D.081; 124D.65; 124D.86; 126C.01, subdivision 9; 126C.05, subdivisions 3, 17; 126C.10,
subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18; 126C.12; 126C.125; 126C.15.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 246: A bill for an act relating to state government; reorganizing natural resources and
environmental agencies; abolishing the department of natural resources, the board of water and soil
resources, the office of environmental assistance, the pollution control agency, the environmental quality
board, the petroleum tank release compensation board, and the agricultural chemical response board;
establishing a task force to recommend a governmental structure for environmental and natural resource
functions and services; requiring establishment of an employee participation committee before agency
restructuring; providing for appointments.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas, Moua, Cohen and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 247: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for capital improvements to Raspberry Island and the Upper Landing in St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.