State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Sixty-Eighth Day


Monday, February 18, 2002


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.

Senators Sabo, Tomassoni, Krentz and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3241: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring teacher and community expert display
of license or credential; limiting nonlicensed community expert teaching; providing for an optional
credential for community experts; increasing grant amounts to promote teaching standards; providing for
rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 122A.22; 122A.25,
subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 5, section 22, as
amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Schwab, Sabo, Wiener and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3242: A bill for an act relating to education; imposing an alternate bargaining deadline for
districts and teachers.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 3243: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring parked vehicle to be parallel
with curb; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.35, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Schwab, Neuville, Kleis, Marty and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 3244: A bill for an act relating to evidence; authorizing electronic signature on certain
laboratory blood sample reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 634.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3245: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; authorizing the creation of a library
agency; modifying notice of proposed property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement,
section 275.065, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3246: A bill for an act relating to trade practices; limiting unsolicited telephone calls to certain
individuals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3247: A bill for an act relating to taxation; levy limits; modifying the calculation of levy limit
base; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 275.71, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rest, Scheevel, Murphy, Tomassoni and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 3248: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products and certain food
sold in bulk or requiring cooking by the consumer to prevent food borne illness from sales and use taxes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fowler, Hottinger and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3249: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the equalizing factor in the
debt service equalization program for independent school district No. 2071, Lake Crystal-Wellcome
Memorial.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Fowler, Hottinger and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3250: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the equalizing factor in the
debt service equalization program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 123B.53,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 3251: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the time for emergency
assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256J.48, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 3252: A bill for an act relating to emergency services; providing a procedure for certain
emergency medical aid arrangements; authorizing a city or nonprofit firefighting corporation to impose a
service charge for emergency services; providing for the collection of delinquent service charges;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 12.03, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 3253: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying timber sale provisions on
tax-forfeited land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 282.04, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Price, Lourey and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 3254: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating tanning facilities; requiring
consent by a parent or guardian of a person under the age of 18 before initial exposure; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 325H.08.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3255: A bill for an act relating to Garrison-Kathio-West Mille Lacs sanitary district; imposing
requirements on the parties in order for state funds appropriated to the project to be made available.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3256: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying limits on the sale of prepared foods at
community events or farmers' markets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 28A.15, subdivision 9.

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

Senator Solon, Y.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 3257: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; housing and redevelopment authority
officers; adding an exception to conflict of interest provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
471.88, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 3258: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for a land exchange with city of
Garfield.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 3259: A bill for an act relating to highways; providing for issuance by road authorities in the
metropolitan area of permits for certain vehicles during certain periods in which seasonal weight
restrictions are in effect; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.87, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 3260: A bill for an act relating to real property; requiring furnace certification at time of sale;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 3261: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an adjustment in special
education excess cost for independent school district No. 911, Cambridge-Isanti.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pogemiller, Sabo, Krentz and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 3262: A bill for an act relating to the environment; clarifying and increasing regulation of
pesticide use; increasing pesticide registration application fees; classifying restricted-use pesticide records
as public data; expanding the definition of pollutant; increasing the scope of groundwater monitoring;
creating a task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 18B.02; 18B.04; 18B.064; 18B.26,
subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 18B.37, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 103H.005, subdivision 11; 103H.151,
subdivision 4; 103H.175, by adding a subdivision; 103H.251; 103H.275.

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

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3263: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the sales and use tax to pesticides;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.69, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3264: A bill for an act relating to retirement; pre-1973 retiree special postretirement
adjustments; allowing recipients to reverse 2001 conversion from lump-sum payment to monthly benefit
increase; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 356.866.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3265: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of land in Itasca county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3266: A bill for an act relating to taxation; delaying the expiration date of the authority of
Ramsey and Hennepin counties to impose deed and mortgage registry taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 383A.80, subdivision 4; 383B.80, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Dille, Murphy, Lesewski, Scheevel and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 3267: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing eligibility criteria for certain loan
programs; making additional kinds of business organizations eligible for value-added stock loan
participation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 41B.03, subdivisions 1, 3; Minnesota Statutes
2001 Supplement, section 41B.046, subdivision 2.

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

Senators Lesewski, Murphy, Dille, Scheevel and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 3268: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain powers concerning grain;
clarifying a term; providing for interstate cooperation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
17B.03, subdivision 1; 21.111, by adding a subdivision; 223.16, subdivision 5.

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

Senators Lesewski, Murphy, Dille, Scheevel and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 3269: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for uniformity of certain Minnesota
food rules with certain federal standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 31.101, as amended;
31.102, subdivision 1; 31.103, subdivision 1; 31.104.

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

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3270: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing local zoning authorities to impose
certain restrictions on outdoor advertising devices in zoned commercial or industrial areas; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 173.16, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3271: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for choice of residential treatment
facility; allowing medical assistance to reimburse facilities in border states for residential services for
children with severe emotional disturbance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 245.4882,
subdivision 1; 256B.0945, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, S.P. and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3272: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; enacting Telecommunications
Consumer Privacy Act; providing for privacy of telecommunications customer information; requiring
consent for disclosure of customer information; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 237.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Knutson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3273: A bill for an act relating to education; consolidating uses of basic skills revenue;
requiring a school district to collaborate with the school site decision-making team in allocating
compensatory education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.15, subdivision 3;
Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 126C.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3274: A bill for an act relating to health; changing health plan company regulation provisions;
establishing a prescription drug discount program; changing provisions in the Minnesota provider tax and
tobacco tax; imposing a limit on punitive damages for health care provider malpractice; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.02, subdivisions 3, 4a, 5a, by adding a
subdivision; 62A.021, subdivision 1; 62C.01; 62C.02, subdivision 6; 62D.02, subdivisions 4, 8; 62D.03,
subdivision 1; 62D.04, subdivision 1; 295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3; 297F.05, subdivisions 1, 3; 297F.08,
subdivision 7; 297F.10; 549.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 62Q; 256; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.02, subdivision 2; 62A.309;
Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 295.52, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Limmer and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 3275: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing, instead of requiring, a district to reserve
revenue for staff development purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 122A.61,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kleis, Knutson, Olson, Ranum and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 3276: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; reinstating the domestic abuse
investigation fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.2244, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Ourada and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 3277: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring all highways in national highway
system be subject to same final construction plan procedures as interstate highways; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 161.165, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Scheid, Schwab and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3278: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring commissioner of public safety to
adopt rules requiring education in organ donation as part of driver education programs; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Anderson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3279: A bill for an act relating to public safety; restructuring the nuclear waste council;
providing for nuclear security; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
116C.711; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 299A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 116C.712.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Johnson, Doug; Tomassoni and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3280: A bill for an act relating to the northeast Minnesota economic protection trust;
regulating expenditures of funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 298.296,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, Doug; Fowler; Tomassoni and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 3281: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the establishing of
tax-free zones; providing tax exemptions for individuals and business entities in tax-free zones; providing
for repayment of tax benefits under certain circumstances; providing for the payment of state aid;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision;
290.0922, subdivision 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections
290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 297B.03; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 469; 477A.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3282: A bill for an act relating to licensed gambling distributors; regulating sale of certain
gambling devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 299L.07, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Price and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3283: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for a lifetime firearms and archery
deer hunting license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 97A.421, subdivision 4; 97A.473,
subdivisions 1, 4; 97A.4742, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lessard; Solon, Y.P. and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3284: A bill for an act relating to veteran's affairs; making residents who are awarded the
Congressional Medal of Honor eligible for state-paid life, hospital, medical, and dental insurance;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 43A.24, subdivision 2.

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