State of Minnesota


SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS


Thursday, January 16, 2003


12:00 Noon


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 Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 49: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing Kandiyohi county to
exercise the powers of a city for the purposes of establishing an economic development authority;
permitting the joint exercise of powers by Kandiyohi county and the city of Willmar; creating a special
taxing district as a political subdivision of the state.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 50: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing tax exemptions for emergency
medical service vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 168.012, subdivision 1; 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Bakk, Knutson and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 51: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds
for Lake Superior safe harbors.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Knutson and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 52: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds
for the development of the Gitchi-Gami state trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Bakk, Knutson and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 53: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money and authorizing bonds
for wastewater infrastructure grants to the Larsmont portion of the Knife River-Larsmont sanitary district.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 54: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for independent school district
No. 14, Fridley.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 55: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing benefit increases for retired Eveleth
police officers and firefighters and their surviving spouses.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 56: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for science laboratories and
other facilities at the Northeast Higher Education District-Virginia; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--

S.F. No. 57: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying deductibility of pensions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 268.085, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Senators Foley, Knutson, Limmer, Chaudhary and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 58: A bill for an act relating to crimes; reducing from 0.10 to 0.08 the per se alcohol
concentration level for impairment offenses involving driving a motor vehicle, criminal vehicular
homicide and injury, operating recreational vehicles or watercraft, hunting, or operating military vehicles
while impaired; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 97B.065, subdivision 1; 97B.066,
subdivision 1; 169A.20, subdivision 1; 169A.51, subdivision 1; 169A.52, subdivisions 2, 4, 7; 169A.53,
subdivision 3; 169A.54, subdivision 7; 169A.76; 192A.555; 609.21.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Jungbauer; Reiter; Langseth and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 59: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a park-and-ride lot in Anoka county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Olson, Bachmann, Hann, Michel and Rosen introduced--

S.F. No. 60: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing and replacing the profile of learning;
requiring legislative review of proposed statewide rigorous core academic standards in language arts,
mathematics, science, and history and geography; repealing portions of Minnesota Rules, chapter 3501;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 61: A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying certain contents for a statement of
need and reasonableness for proposed administrative rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section
14.131.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 62: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to the city of Little Falls for environmental cleanup of the Hennepin Paper Company
property.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Koering introduced--

S.F. No. 63: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land
that borders public water in Crow Wing county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kubly introduced--

S.F. No. 64: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a severance levy for independent school
district No. 2853, Lac qui Parle Valley.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 65: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating nonrenewals of homeowner's insurance;
prohibiting various discriminatory practices in automobile and homeowner's insurance; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 65A.29, subdivision 8; 65B.28, subdivision 1; 72A.20, subdivisions 13,
23.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 66: A bill for an act relating to counties; requiring each county to adopt an emergency
management plan by January 2005; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 12.25, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Public Safety.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 67: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the county of Koochiching
to establish a port authority; authorizing local units of government to apply for foreign trade zone powers;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

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

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 68: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; providing for the organization of the house of
representatives in case of tie vote for a house officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 3.06, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Saxhaug, Anderson and Kelley introduced--

S.F. No. 69: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; prohibiting toll charges for telephone
calls originating and terminating within a school district; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 237.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Utilities.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 70: A bill for an act relating to state land; requiring a land exchange in Lake of the Woods
county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 71: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; defining lawful purpose to include certain
expenditures by fraternal organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 349.12, subdivision
25.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Saxhaug introduced--

S.F. No. 72: A bill for an act relating to higher education; restoring funds to the post-secondary work
study and child care grant programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marko, Pappas, Kierlin, Michel and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 73: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a school district policy on
student-on-student abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 121A.03, subdivisions 2, 3, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Rest, Gaither, Kelley and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 74: A bill for an act relating to education; creating an exception to levy authority for new
construction based on emergency closing of an operating school building; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, section 123B.59, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams; Johnson, D.E.; Murphy; Day and Ruud introduced--

S.F. No. 75: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; increasing certain issuance and filing fees for
the registration and licensure of certain recreational vehicles and watercraft; amending Minnesota Statutes
2002, sections 84.788, subdivision 3; 84.798, subdivision 3; 84.82, subdivision 2; 84.8713, subdivisions 3,
4; 84.922, subdivision 2; 86B.415, subdivision 8; 86B.870, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Langseth, Higgins, Larson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 76: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for the wastewater infrastructure program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Marty and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 77: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for reconstruction of the Edgerton Street bridge over highway I-694 in Ramsey
county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf; Vickerman; Langseth; Johnson, D.E. and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 78: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing reimbursement to fire departments
for expenses incurred in extinguishing certain motor vehicle fires; providing cities and towns authority to
collect unpaid bills for certain emergency services from nonresidents; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 161.465; 366.011; 366.012.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Cohen, Hottinger, Rest and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 79: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money and reducing
appropriations for educational, health, human services, corrections, economic development, transportation,
public safety, environmental, natural resources, agricultural, and state government purposes; establishing
and modifying certain programs; providing for regulation of certain activities and practices; providing for
accounts, assessments, and fees; providing for the payment of certain refunds; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2002, sections 16A.17, by adding a subdivision; 16B.47; 16B.48, subdivision 2; 16B.49; 16C.08,
subdivisions 2, 3; 16C.09; 116P.05, subdivision 2; 116P.09, subdivisions 4, 5, 7; 116P.10; 116P.14,
subdivision 2; 124D.135, subdivision 8; 124D.16, subdivision 6; 124D.20, by adding subdivisions;
136A.121, subdivision 7; 256.9657, subdivision 1; 256.969, subdivision 3a; 256B.0625, subdivision 13;
256B.19, subdivision 1d; 256B.195, subdivision 4; 256B.32, subdivision 1; 256B.431, subdivision 23, by
adding a subdivision; 256B.75; 268.186; 289A.50, subdivision 2a; 289A.56, subdivision 4; 297A.75,
subdivisions 2, 4; 297F.10, subdivision 1; Laws 2002, chapter 220, article 13, section 9, subdivision 2, as
amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 1.31; 16B.50; 16C.07; 43A.047; 115A.908,
subdivision 2; 116P.13; 256.973; 256B.195, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.