State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Sixty-Second Day


Monday, February 4, 2002


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.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2470: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a pedestrian crossing at Belt Line Boulevard in St. Louis Park.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2471: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct a
science laboratory and auditorium addition to Hagen Hall at Moorhead state university; authorizing the
sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Senators Vickerman, Stumpf, Day, Betzold and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2472: A bill for an act relating to towns; providing for temporary officeholders; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 367.03, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2473: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting certain unsolicited
facsimile transmissions; providing remedies and penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 325E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 325E.395.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2474: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating telephone solicitations; providing for
the establishment of a state no-call database; requiring rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2475: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicle fuel franchises; removing an expiration date;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 80C.147.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, Doug; Langseth; Cohen and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2476: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for port
development assistance; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to protect Brown's
Creek.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Vickerman; Lourey; Lesewski and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for flood mitigation projects in Granite Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2479: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $1,250,000,000 in trunk
highway bonds over ten years for major projects on the trunk highway system; imposing an additional tax
on gasoline and special fuel for repayment of the bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
296A.07, by adding a subdivision; 296A.08, subdivisions 2, 4, 6, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota
Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 296A.07, subdivision 4; 296A.08, subdivision 3; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Price, Frederickson, Hottinger, Langseth and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2480: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for state park and
recreation area improvements, restoration, and acquisition; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2481: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for science labs for Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for renovation of the student services areas at Minnesota State
College-Southeast Technical.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2483: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain state land
bordering public water.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2484: A bill for an act relating to property taxes; exempting noncommercial seasonal
recreational property from the state property tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 275.025, subdivision
3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Oliver, Krentz, Larson, Price and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Seminary fen in Carver county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Samuelson, Berglin, Sams, Higgins and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2486: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for major spending
commitments of radiation therapy facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 62J.17,
subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Krentz, Murphy, Vickerman, Dille and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2487: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for state park and
recreation area improvements, restoration, and acquisition; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Larson, Kierlin, Kiscaden, Scheid and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2488: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII,
section 3; providing for appointment of members of the University of Minnesota board of regents;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 137.023; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 137; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 137.024; 137.0245.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams, Langseth, Larson, Scheid and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings; providing for an agricultural and food sciences educational facility;
authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Stevens, Lessard, Stumpf and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; permitting certain sales of venison meals
by nonprofit organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97A.501, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Johnson, Doug; Anderson; Wiener and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating the four-month insurance
barrier for MinnesotaCare eligibility for certain laid-off workers.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Anderson; Wiener; Johnson, Doug and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing extra unemployment
benefits for certain workers laid off from the airline and related industries.

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

Senators Schwab, Fischbach, Scheevel, Knutson and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to education; replacing the high school Minnesota
comprehensive assessments with a college-level placement test; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001
Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sabo, Wiger, Tomassoni, Rest and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing for student advisory members on local
school boards; evaluating the impact of student involvement with local school boards; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.09, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Belanger, Kierlin, Frederickson, Langseth and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the
department of transportation for freight improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings; providing for improvements to the city of Dassel's wastewater
treatment facilities; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wiener, Metzen, Knutson, Pariseau and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for Phase I of the Facilities and Business Master Plan at the Minnesota
Zoological Garden.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy; Terwilliger; Moe, R.D.; Johnson, Dave and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2498: 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 2000, section 299F.362, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Orfield, Dille, Samuelson, Larson and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money to mitigate flooding at Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Belanger, Kierlin, Vickerman and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use taxes; exempting bakery products
prepared by the seller from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61,
subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for construction of the interchange at McKnight Road and Highway 36 in
Ramsey county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille; Johnson, Dean; Scheevel; Sams and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds for the veterinary
diagnostic laboratory building at the University of Minnesota; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dille, Sams, Scheevel, Berg and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying the exemption for pastures under
animal feedlot permit rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116.07, subdivision 7.

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

Senators Price, Anderson, Foley, Hottinger and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting operation of cellular telephone in
moving motor vehicle; making clarifying changes; imposing a petty misdemeanor penalty; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.471, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kleis, Marty, Olson, Rest and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution to provide for a
unicameral legislature; changing article IV; article V, sections 3 and 5; article VIII, section 1; article IX,
sections 1 and 2; and article XI, section 5; providing by law for a unicameral legislature of 134 members;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 2.021; and 2.031, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Lesewski and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for special hunting provisions for
persons with walking disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97B.111, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lesewski, Larson, Vickerman, Langseth and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to emergency capital improvements; authorizing state bonds;
appropriating money to replace facilities destroyed by fire on January 2, 2002, at Southwest State
University in Marshall, Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lesewski and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing for a Nurse Licensure
Compact; providing for appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Betzold and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2509: 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 Scheevel, Murphy, Berg, Dille and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; expanding the use of money available for
feedlot improvements; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 2, section 2, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheevel, Kierlin, Dille, Murphy and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain surplus state
land.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Scheevel; Schwab; Reiter; Johnson, Debbie and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for
certain military pension income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 290.01,
subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheevel, Kierlin, Murphy, Langseth and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the RIM
reserve program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sabo, Chaudhary, Anderson, Pappas and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2514: 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.

Senators Frederickson, Hottinger, Schwab, Stumpf and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for essential priority projects on specific highways in specified counties.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Stumpf, Murphy, Dille and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying the definition of pastures for the
purpose of animal feedlot regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116.07, subdivision 7.

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

Senators Samuelson, Larson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing property tax replacement aid to
new transit systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 174.242, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the allocation for
semi-independent living services under certain circumstances; reducing the amount of money available for
reallocation for semi-independent living services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sabo, Berglin, Pappas, Price and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to education; directing school boards to adopt a policy on
student-on-student abuse; directing school boards to develop policy requirements consistent with existing
related policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.03, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to the department of
public safety for a grant.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Shooting Star Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing declining pupil unit aid to
independent school district No. 241, Albert Lea; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Blazing Star Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Schwab and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing extra unemployment
benefits for certain workers laid off from the Farmland Foods Company.

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

Senators Schwab and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to the city of Albert Lea; authorizing creation of a tax
increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for restoration of historic Fort Belmont in Jackson county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheevel, Schwab and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a segment of the
Blufflands trail system.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2528: 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 Johnson, Debbie; Reiter; Krentz; Foley and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2529: 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 Berg; Frederickson; Johnson, Dean; Vickerman and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the
LQP-25/Lazarus Creek floodwater retention project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pogemiller; Johnson, Dean; Terwilliger and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correcting Minneapolis firefighters relief
association provisions; amending certain administrative procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001
Supplement, sections 423C.01, subdivisions 17, 25; 423C.03, subdivisions 4, 6; 423C.04, subdivision 4;
423C.05, subdivisions 7, 9.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Samuelson, Sams, Scheid, Stevens and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying prior authorization requirements for health
care services; establishing requirements for provider contracting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 62M.07; 62Q.74, as amended; 62Q.75, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
62Q.745.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to corrections; defining local correctional fees to include board,
room, and other expenses, thereby authorizing collection of those fees from persons convicted of a crime
and under control of a local correctional agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
244.18, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying reduction process to district
referendum revenue allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 126C.17,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Larson, Wiger and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2535: 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.

Senator Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to taxes; property; providing for the extension of the deferral of
property taxes and special assessments on certain property dedicated to the arts; changing a definition;
amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 3, section 42.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the St. Cloud Civic Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Langseth and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Crookston for phases two and three of the Red Lake
River restoration and habitat improvement project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to baseball; providing for a contribution by the city of St. Paul
to the construction of a major league baseball park; authorizing a liquor and food tax to be levied by the
city of St. Paul; establishing a ticket tax at a new baseball park in St. Paul; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds for the construction of a major league baseball park; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Betzold and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to property; changing certain probate and power of
appointment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 501A.01; 524.2-804; 525.313;
Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 524.3-1201.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Neuville and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to real property; creating a curative act for conveyances by
counties; providing for recording of documents written in foreign language; providing for an affidavit of
custodian; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 507; 527.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Scheid and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; regulating business corporations and
limited liability companies; providing legal recognition of electronic records and signatures; regulating
meetings by means of remote communications and dissolutions and terminations; regulating use of names
by successor corporations; regulating investment company authority to issue shares; defining terms;
making technical and conforming changes; providing for mergers, acquisitions, and conversions by
business corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 302A.011, subdivisions 17, 21, 31, 38,
50, by adding subdivisions; 302A.115, subdivision 5; 302A.135, by adding a subdivision; 302A.231;
302A.239, subdivisions 1, 2; 302A.431, subdivision 3; 302A.433, subdivision 3; 302A.436; 302A.441;
302A.449, subdivision 1; 302A.471, subdivision 1; 302A.621, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 302A.673,
subdivision 1; 302A.734; 322B.03, subdivisions 36a, 45a, by adding subdivisions; 322B.12, subdivision 4;
322B.333, subdivision 3; 322B.336, subdivision 3; 322B.343; 322B.35, subdivisions 1, 2; 322B.363,
subdivision 1; 322B.383, subdivision 1; 322B.643; 322B.656, subdivisions 1, 2; 322B.826; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 302A; 322B.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; adjusting certain dollar amounts to
reflect inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 65B.44, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 65B.45,
subdivision 2; 65B.49, subdivisions 3, 3a; 65B.51, subdivision 3; 65B.525, subdivision 1; 65B.54,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales; allowing quarterly filers to file paper returns;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 289A.11, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Samuelson and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to match funds for
studying extension of North Star commuter rail corridor.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach, Vickerman, Stevens, Fowler and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to local government; directing the cities of Rockville and
Pleasant Lake and the town of Rockville to joint develop a consolidation plan.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2547: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the
seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61,
subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting use of credit information; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Scheid, Berglin, Ranum, Sabo and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to education; early childhood; capital improvements;
appropriating money for youth enrichment facilities.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Berglin, Sams, Pappas, Higgins and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying consent requirements for billing
medical assistance and MinnesotaCare for covered individual education plan services; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 125A.21, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Larson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; setting out certain local bonding
authority limits through 2008; amending Laws 1971, chapter 773, section 1, subdivision 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas, Larson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for an engineering study and predesign of the historic connection of the
Capitol through downtown St. Paul to the Mississippi river.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Metzen; Moe, R.D.; Kierlin; Wiener and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2553: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing that automobile insurance may cover
damage to automotive glass on the same basis as damage to other parts of an automobile; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.201, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 72A.202.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding eligibility for farm manure digester
loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 17.115, subdivision 5; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.

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

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to retirement; establishing provisions relating to employees of
the Kanabec hospital if the hospital is privatized; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 353F.02,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for the size of the legislature;
providing conditions for the organization of legislative committees; limiting the service of legislative
leaders; changing certain legislative terms; establishing a gubernatorial cabinet comprised of secretaries
appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate; assigning duties to the secretaries;
assigning state departments and agencies to the secretaries; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article IV, section 4; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 2.021; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 15.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Stevens, Scheevel, Price, Murphy and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a biogas recovery facility loan program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing counties to issue licenses for the
operation of a casino; proposing a constitutional amendment permitting counties to license and tax casinos;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 299L.07, subdivision 2a; 349.31, by adding a subdivision;
541.21; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
349.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Knutson, Belanger, Day and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2559: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing sale of unauthorized, impounded
vehicles within 15 days of notice unless owner declares intent to reclaim; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 168B.051, subdivision 1a; 168B.07, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 168B.051, subdivision 2; 168B.06, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Krentz, Tomassoni, Frederickson, Price and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for scientific and
natural area acquisition, restoration, and improvement; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Langseth, Frederickson, Dille, Price and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for acquisition of native
prairie bank easements; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid, Wiener and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to occupations; revising circumstances in which the signature
of a licensed architect, licensed engineer, licensed land surveyor, licensed landscape architect, licensed
geoscientist, or certified interior designer is required; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 326.12,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Schwab; Neuville; Kleis; Johnson, Debbie and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to terrorism; data practices; enacting the Minnesota
Anti-Terrorism Act of 2002; establishing crimes and setting penalties for crimes involving weapons of
mass destruction, explosives, and hoaxes relating to such crimes; interception of communications;
establishing hazardous materials driver's endorsement regulations; establishing a biological agents
registry; authorizing rulemaking; providing for a civil penalty; providing criminal penalties; classifying
certain data related to terrorism; prescribing penalties; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.37, subdivision 1; 13.381, by adding
a subdivision; 13D.05, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivision 4; 171.27; 473.898, subdivision 3; 609.035,
subdivision 1; 609.505; 609.506, subdivisions 1, 3; 609.605, by adding a subdivision; 609.668, subdivision
6; 609.713, subdivisions 1, 2; 624.712, subdivision 5; 626A.01, subdivisions 3, 16; 626A.05, subdivision
2; 626A.06, subdivisions 11, 12; 626A.27; 626A.28; 631.40, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes
2001 Supplement, sections 403.11, subdivision 1; 473.901, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 135A; 144; 171; 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Wiener, Metzen, Knutson, Pariseau and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for flood mitigation in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Dakota county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Berglin; Johnson, Dean; Dille; Wiger and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Colin Powell Youth Center in Hennepin county; providing for
construction of the Colin Powell Youth Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Betzold; Pogemiller; Stevens and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2566: A bill for an act relating to retirement; supplemental, deferred compensation, and local
pension plans; clarifying the restrictions on supplemental and local pension plans for plans funded from
accumulated sick and vacation leave; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 356.25; Minnesota
Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 356.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Stumpf and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to independent
school district No. 38, Red Lake, for school construction costs and related improvements; authorizing
bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Rest, Higgins, Robertson, Betzold and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2568: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; removing certain limitations on the county
board's ability to lease real property; removing limitations on the county board's authority to construct
off-street parking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 383B.159; 383B.20, subdivision
1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 383B.20, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Stevens; Murphy; Johnson, Doug; Sabo and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2569: A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; clarifying items to be considered means of
support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 198.03, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Stevens, Pariseau, Price, Stumpf and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wetland
replacement; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Knutson, Betzold and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring certain persons under the age of 18 to
register as a predatory offender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 243.166,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Hottinger, Fowler and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the establishment of a specific
nonprofit corporation in development region nine for certain specified purposes.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing independent school district No. 801,
Browns Valley, to begin the school year as early as August 27 to accommodate Browns Valley high school
students enrolled in school in Sisseton, South Dakota and Sisseton, South Dakota elementary students
enrolled in school in Browns Valley; making this authorization applicable to the 2001-2002 school year
and later.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Marty, Cohen and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakotah Life.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Price, Krentz, Marty, Neuville and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for the indemnification of local
units of government participating in household hazardous waste programs; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 115A.96, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Wiener, Metzen, Knutson, Murphy and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Cedar Avenue Transitway.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy, Belanger, Metzen, Pariseau and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending for public
purposes; appropriating money for farmland and natural areas protection in Dakota county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wiener, Metzen, Knutson, Pariseau and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2578: A bill for an act relating to county government; providing for client-directed support
programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 375.18, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Metzen, Knutson, Wiener, Pariseau and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating
money for matching grants to the Dakota county housing opportunity enhancement fund and for
supportive housing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Ranum, Limmer and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing that certain license revocation hearings do
not give rise to an estoppel on any issues in criminal prosecutions; providing for jurisdiction over persons
found to have caused a delinquent act or charged by a juvenile petition; making it child endangerment to
permit a child to be present when a person possesses certain chemical substances used to manufacture
controlled substances; prescribing penalties for persons who escape from electronic monitoring; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169A.53, subdivision 3; 260B.193, subdivision 5; 609.378, subdivision
1; 609.485, subdivisions 3, 4; 634.20.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Higgins, Krentz, Ring and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2581: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the cleanup
of underutilized property for use as publicly owned parks and natural areas; authorizing the sale of state
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Johnson, Dean; Lourey; Larson and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2582: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for state park and
recreation area improvements, restoration, and acquisition; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Langseth; Stumpf; Higgins and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation projects.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Debbie; Ourada; Day; Robling and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2584: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allocating proceeds from sales tax on motor
vehicles to highway user tax distribution fund; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution,
article XIV, section 5, by adding a section; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 174.32, subdivision
2; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2585: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for the construction of
marked Trunk Highway 212 as a multilane divided highway.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money to remodel the library at Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for revitalization of the central business district in the city of Tracy.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a centralized wastewater system on Lake Shetek in Murray county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to local government; the city of Alexandria and the townships
of Alexandria, Carlos, Hudson, and La Grand in Douglas county; establishing the lakes area economic
development authority; granting the powers of an economic development authority; prescribing its duties
and powers.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to Carlton county; permitting the appointment of the county
recorder.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Don M. Beerbower Memorial
Highway in Aitkin county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Oliver, Scheid, Larson, Wiener and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing the reorganization of a mutual
insurance holding company into a stock company; modifying accounting provisions for certain ceding
transactions; modifying workers' compensation rating plan threshold calculations; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 60A.075; 60A.09, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
79.56, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for completion of the North Urban Regional Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stevens, Scheevel and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an on-farm biogas recovery facility
loan program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.

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

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2595: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of surplus state land in
Sherburne county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to
obtain waiver from federal government allowing Minnesota to withdraw from participation in federal
highway funding programs; adjusting state motor fuel tax rate; transferring transportation planning
authority from metropolitan council to department of transportation.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring driver examinations to be written
in English; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to highways; prohibiting placement of barriers on roads more
than 12 hours before initiation of improvement work; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 160.16,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to
serve as chair and appoint members of transportation advisory board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001
Supplement, section 473.146, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a
section to article XIV; dedicating all revenue from the sales tax on motor vehicles to the highway user tax
distribution fund.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to highways; temporarily legalizing use of I-394 "sane lanes"
by single-occupant vehicles; requiring study and report by commissioner of transportation.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to highways; dedicating portion of state lottery receipts to trunk
highway improvements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 349A.10,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing issuance of $20,000,000 in state
trunk highway bonds for improvement of certain state trunk highways to year-round ten-ton status;
authorizing issuance of $80,000,000 in general obligation bonds for improvement of certain county
state-aid highways to year-round ten-ton status; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Doug and Solon, Y.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to waste management; specifying that a sanitary district is to be
treated like a county for the purpose of receiving processing payments; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 115A.554.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, Doug and Solon, Y.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to repair and restore the
aerial lift bridge in Duluth; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Y.P. and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds for the construction of improvements to the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Y.P. and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to real property; authorizing the sale of certain state-owned real
property to St. Louis county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Solon, Y.P. and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for design of an addition to house student services, smart classrooms, and
open labs at Lake Superior community and technical college.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Solon, Y.P. and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for hazardous materials
teams.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Y.P. and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the design, construction, furnishing, and equipping of a new laboratory
science building at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Krentz and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; adopting a new compact for interstate
adult offender supervision and repealing the existing compact; creating an advisory council on interstate
adult offender supervision; requiring the appointment of a compact administrator; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 243.16; 243.161.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kleis, Day, Ourada and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing private vehicle escorting
funeral procession to use flashing red lights and to access traffic control signal override system; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169.04; 169.06, by adding a subdivision; 169.64, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Langseth and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing cities to provide a two-year property tax
exemption for newly constructed homes in certain border cities; providing an income or corporate
franchise tax exemption for certain rental income; authorizing tax incentives for housing in border city
development zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.0212, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding a
subdivision; 469.1735, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 290.01,
subdivisions 19b, 19d; 469.1734, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to foster care; requiring disclosure of an individual's
communicable disease to a foster care provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
260C.212, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ring; Johnson, Dave; Rest; Foley and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for major spending
commitments of radiation therapy facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 62J.17,
subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Mt. Itasca biathlon training project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for additional docking piers for the marina at Silver Bay.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing for a verdict of guilty but mentally ill;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.02, subdivision 5; 609.1095, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 630.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to public property; providing for consolidation of state and
federal landholdings through land exchange; establishing a state forest; specifying powers and duties of
state officers and employees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 1; 89.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the state lottery to construct or acquire
and operate a casino in the metropolitan area; establishing a 21st century economic development fund;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.415; 297A.65; 297A.94; 349A.01,
by adding a subdivision; 349A.07, by adding a subdivision; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5; 349A.11,
subdivision 1; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; and 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kiscaden, Scheevel and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Rochester Art Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for the establishment of a volunteer health
care provider program; specifying that health care providers providing volunteer services under the
program are state employees for purposes of tort claims; requiring rules; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2623: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a facility to serve
parents and families.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2624: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacists to administer immunizations;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 151.01, subdivision 27.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Sams and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2625: A bill for an act relating to assisted reproduction; authorizing collaborative reproduction
agreements and embryo agreements; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257C.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Dille, Frederickson, Price, Langseth and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2626: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; funding for the RIM conservation
reserve program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2627: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring optometrists and ophthalmologists to give
patients copies of their prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses; establishing other requirements for
access to and the content of prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moe, R.D. and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to the city of
Fosston to make accessibility improvements to the public library; authorizing issuance of bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2629: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a high performance school facility grant
program; authorizing the sale of bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to the organization and operation of state government;
providing for programs relating to human services, health, and corrections; appropriating money and
reducing earlier appropriations with certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
169A.73, subdivision 3; 246.54; 251.013, subdivision 1; 252.282, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 254A.17,
subdivision 1; 256B.059, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 256B.0595, subdivision 4; 256B.0916, subdivision 5;
256B.19, subdivision 1; 256B.32; 256B.5013, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6; 256B.69, subdivision 5a, by adding
subdivisions; 256D.051, subdivisions 1, 6c; 256J.02, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 256L.03,
subdivision 1; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 256L.12, subdivision 9; 256L.15, subdivision 3; 257.81;
Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 62J.692, subdivision 7; 144.1464, subdivisions 1, 2, 3;
242.192; 256.01, subdivision 2; 256.955, subdivision 2a; 256.969, subdivision 3a; 256B.056, subdivision
3; 256B.057, subdivision 9; 256B.0595, subdivisions 1, 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 13; 256B.431,
subdivision 33; 256B.437, subdivision 2; 256B.439, subdivisions 1, 4; 256B.5013, subdivision 1; 256B.69,
subdivisions 4, 5b, 5c; 256B.75; 256I.05, subdivisions 1d, 1e; 256J.52, subdivision 2; 256J.53, subdivision
1; 256L.15, subdivision 1; Laws 1999, chapter 152, section 2; Laws 1999, chapter 152, section 4, as
amended; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 9, article 5, section 35; Laws 2001, First Special
Session chapter 9, article 13, section 25; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.6905; 145.475;
145.9266, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7; 254A.17, subdivision 2; 256.973; 256.9731, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
8, 9, 10; 256B.0916, subdivisions 1, 6; 256E.06, subdivision 2b; 256K.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7;
256K.015; 256K.02; 256K.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12; 256K.04; 256K.05; 256K.06;
256K.08; 256K.09; 626.562; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 256.955, subdivision 2b;
256B.057, subdivision 10; 256B.0625, subdivision 5a; 256B.0637; 256I.05, subdivision 1f; 256I.07;
256K.03, subdivision 1; 256K.07; 256L.03, subdivision 5a; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 9,
article 13, sections 22; 25, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; 26; 27; 28.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; setting limits for yellow perch; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97C.401, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Langseth; Rest; Sabo and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for a metropolitan
magnet school grant; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2633: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying conditions for operating motor
vehicle under a restricted farm work license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.041.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending for public
purposes including, but not limited to, acquiring and bettering public land and buildings and other public
improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money with certain conditions; canceling previously authorized projects and appropriations;
creating the greater Minnesota redevelopment program; making technical corrections to previous capital
improvement appropriations and bond authorizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
16A.11, subdivision 6; 16A.501; 16A.632, subdivision 2; 16A.86, subdivision 3; 135A.046, subdivision 2;
Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 22, subdivisions 3, as amended, 4; Laws 2000, chapter 492,
article 1, section 27; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116J.561; 116J.562;
116J.563; 116J.564; 116J.565; 116J.566; 116J.567.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Orfield, Bachmann and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 2635: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the
seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61,
subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Betzold, Kiscaden and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to animals; imposing limits on ownership, possession, and
commerce in certain wild animals; imposing a penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing gross weight seasonal increase
for transporting sweet corn and pumpkins; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
169.825, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing that whoever employs runners to procure
clients under certain circumstances involving motor vehicle insurance is guilty of a felony; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ourada and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a trunk highway
corridor-protection demonstration project; requiring the commissioner to report findings; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Rest, Betzold, Scheevel, Limmer and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to the uniform definition of prepared food required by the
Uniform Sales and Use Tax Administration Act; exempting certain bakery products from the definition of
prepared food; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty, Anderson, Foley and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to smoking; prohibiting smoking in workplaces; providing for
smoke-free areas in multitenant buildings; providing that the deposit of partially burned cigarettes is
littering; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 85.20, subdivision 6;
169.42, subdivision 1; 169.421, subdivision 3; 144.413, subdivision 2; 144.414, subdivision 1, by adding a
subdivision; 144.415; 609.68; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Senators Marty, Betzold, Wiger and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to highway traffic regulations; prohibiting the transport of
animals in motor vehicles unless protected or secured; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring certain consumer information in credit
card statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 325G.42; 325G.45.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Marty and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating certain telephone sales calls;
providing remedies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.712, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Marty and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to tribal compacts; requiring the governor to request
negotiations with tribal governments.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pogemiller, Langseth, Cohen and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Y.P. and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act relating to child advocacy centers; providing for grants; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kleis, Tomassoni, Fischbach, Robertson and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; transferring the excess surplus in
the workers' compensation assigned risk plan to the state dislocated worker program.

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

Senators Price and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for certain stream
restoration projects; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Samuelson, Scheid, Belanger, Reiter and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for the organization,
operation, and regulation of credit unions; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter
52A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 52.01; 52.02; 52.03; 52.04, subdivisions 2a, 3; 52.05;
52.06; 52.062; 52.063; 52.064; 52.07; 52.08; 52.09; 52.10; 52.11; 52.12; 52.13; 52.131; 52.137; 52.14;
52.141; 52.15; 52.16; 52.165; 52.17; 52.18; 52.19; 52.191; 52.20; 52.201; 52.202; 52.203; 52.21; 52.211;
52.212; 52.24; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 52.04, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Day; Metzen; Moe, R.D.; Samuelson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain utility attached
machinery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to housing; the housing finance agency; appropriating money
to the family homeless prevention and assistance program.

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

Senators Chaudhary, Cohen, Murphy, Marty and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the state's share of a high speed rail line between St. Paul and Chicago.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Terwilliger, Ourada, Sabo and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing demonstration project to allow
authorized vanpools to drive on designated highway shoulders during hours of peak traffic in the
metropolitan area; establishing advisory committee; requiring report.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Samuelson, Terwilliger and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to rulemaking; extending the authority of the board of physical
therapy to adopt rules on licensee ethics.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Anderson, Pappas, Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing a process for community
ownership of the Minnesota Twins; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Krentz, Foley, Kleis, Samuelson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to railroads; appropriating money for the Northstar commuter
rail line.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest, Betzold, Limmer, Scheid and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a northwest metro busway.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Lourey, Stumpf, Langseth and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a permanent funding source for
career and technical education; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams, Berglin, Samuelson and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions in the licensing process
for certain individuals and corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 245A.04,
subdivisions 3, 3b, 3d.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Anderson, Frederickson, Price and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Como
Park Conservatory restoration project; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying appropriations and programs in
the area of economic development and jobs; transferring funds; eliminating programs; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116J.8731, subdivisions 5, 7; 155A.095; 214.04, subdivision 3;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116J.422; 116J.543; 116L.10; 155A.06; 268.30; 268.96.

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

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating and reducing money for
environmental, natural resources, and agricultural purposes; establishing and modifying certain programs;
providing for regulation of certain activities and practices; providing for accounts, assessments, and fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 41A.09, subdivision 3a; 84.0887, subdivision 8; Minnesota
Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 93.2235; 115A.545, subdivision 2; Laws 2000, chapter 488, article 3,
section 7; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 2, sections 5, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11; 6;
14, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 1.31; 17.110; 84.0887, subdivisions 3, 7;
84.98, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8; 84.99; 84B.11; 103B.3369, subdivisions 7, 8; 103B.351; 103F.461;
103G.2373; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 84.0887, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9; 84.98,
subdivision 5; Minnesota Rules, parts 8405.0100; 8405.0110; 8405.0120; 8405.0130; 8405.0140;
8405.0150; 8405.0160; 8405.0170; 8405.0180; 8405.0190; 8405.0200; 8405.0210; 8405.0220; 8405.0230.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheevel, Dille, Lesewski, Vickerman and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2664: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying prohibition on the release of
pollutants into state waters; prohibiting permits for the construction of new open air swine basins;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97C.065; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing three additional on-sale liquor licenses in
Albert Lea.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the
seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61,
subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Tomassoni, Sams, Schwab, Lessard and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2667: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating auto glass repair and replacement;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.201, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 72A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.202.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2668: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for rail service improvement.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing the Minnesota Emergency Health
Powers Act; modifying provisions for declaring national security and peacetime emergencies; requiring
reporting of certain health conditions; authorizing special powers for the control of property and protection
of people; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
12.03, by adding subdivisions; 12.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 12.21, subdivision 3; 12.31, subdivision 2; 12.32;
12.34, subdivision 1; 12.42; 13.3805, subdivision 1; 13.82, by adding subdivisions; 144.99, subdivision 1;
Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 12.31, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 12; 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Orfield, Sabo, Berglin and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to
construct a new asphalt plant as part of a joint venture with a private enterprise; requiring local approval.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2671: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating residual liability
coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 65B.49, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Tomassoni, Metzen and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2672: A bill for an act relating to energy and economic development; enacting the Minnesota
Economic, Environmental, and Energy Security Act of 2002; making a legislative finding on the need for
additional electric generation capacity in the state and encouraging construction of certain energy facilities;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 116C.575, subdivision 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Cohen, Ranum and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2673: A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for custody of children by de facto
custodians and third parties; making related technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
518.156, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 260C.201, subdivision 11;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 518.158.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Krentz and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying timber permit and lease
provisions; creating a prairie chicken hunting license; modifying requirements for taking turtles;
modifying requirements for a firearms safety certificate; providing for enforcement authority and
restoration requirements related to gathering or destroying aquatic plants; eliminating certain experimental
trout stream restrictions; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 90.151, subdivision 1; 90.162; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 41; 97B.020; 97B.601, subdivision
4; 97C.605; 97C.611; 103G.615, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 97A; 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 90.50; 97C.003; 97C.605,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Krentz, Marty and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2675: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying the application of recyclable
material container requirements for public entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.151.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2676: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions relating to aquatic
plant control permits; eliminating the maximum fee for an aquatic plant control permit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 103G.615, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Krentz and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2677: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for the acquisition and
improvement of local natural and scenic areas and regional parks; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2678: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making technical changes and
clarifications; modifying certain requirements for nonresident youth small game hunting; modifying
requirements for firearms safety certificate; modifying prohibitions of hunting while under the influence;
providing for taking unprotected birds; making certain stamp exemptions; modifying responsibilities for
protecting groundwater; modifying water assessment and analysis requirement; eliminating certain report
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 86B.311, subdivision 5; 97A.015, subdivisions
16, 17; 97A.085, subdivision 7; 97A.451, subdivision 3a; 97B.020; 97B.065, subdivision 1; 97B.651;
97B.655, subdivision 1; 97B.715, subdivision 1; 97B.801; 97C.031; 97C.317; 103A.204; 103A.43;
169A.03, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 97C.305, subdivision 2; Laws 1989,
chapter 335, article 1, section 21, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Langseth; Sams and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2679: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; directing the commissioner of trade
and economic development to administer a grant program for greater Minnesota cities that will pay up to
one-half the costs of necessary public infrastructure for eligible economic development projects; providing
for grants from the redevelopment account and the wastewater infrastructure program; authorizing
issuance of bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
116J.

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

Senators Limmer; Vickerman; Metzen; Johnson, Dave and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2680: A bill for an act relating to energy codes; changing certain requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16B.617.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Hottinger, Oliver and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2681: A bill for an act relating to insurance; changing certain form and rate filing
requirements; eliminating certain minimum loss ratio requirements; modifying the renewal requirements
for small employer health insurance; extending the task force on small business health insurance;
modifying the geographic premium variations; creating a cap on renewal premium increases; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.02, subdivisions 3, 4a, 5a, by adding a subdivision; 62A.65,
subdivisions 3, 5; 62D.02, subdivision 8; 62D.08, subdivision 1; 62L.02, by adding a subdivision; 62L.03,
subdivision 5; 62L.08, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 62D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.02, subdivision 2; 62A.021;
62L.08, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Johnson, Doug; Day; Johnson, Dave and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2682: A bill for an act relating to airports; making the metropolitan airports commission a
division of the department of transportation; transferring certain authority to issue bonds and other
indebtedness from the metropolitan airports commission to the commissioner of finance; transferring right
of eminent domain from the metropolitan airports commission to the commissioner of transportation;
making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.01, subdivision
35; 360.018, subdivision 9; 360.063, subdivisions 1, 7; 360.511, subdivision 10; 473.121, subdivision 5a;
473.601, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 473.605, subdivision 1; 473.606, subdivisions 1, 2; 473.608, subdivisions 1,
12, 12a; 473.621, subdivision 5; 473.625; 473.627; 473.651; 473.667, subdivision 9; Minnesota Statutes
2001 Supplement, sections 174.02, subdivision 5; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.066; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 473.6021;
473.603; 473.606, subdivision 3; 473.608, subdivision 13; 473.621, subdivision 1a; 473.652; 473.661;
473.662; 473.668; 473.671; 473.672; 473.679.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Ranum; Johnson, Dean; Foley; Betzold and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2683: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing public meetings to be closed under
certain circumstances to discuss security issues; limiting duration of drivers' licenses and Minnesota
identification cards for noncitizens with short-term admission authorization; expanding first-degree murder
to include death resulting from an act of terrorism; imposing a term of life imprisonment without release;
establishing crimes relating to the use of biological agents, toxic chemicals, or toxins; modifying and
expanding provisions relating to terroristic threats; increasing penalties for trespass on a public utility;
imposing criminal penalties; funding training for emergency personnel and antiterrorism equipment
purchases; appropriating money to the commissioner of public safety for homeland security; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13D.05, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivision 4; 171.27; 299A.62,
subdivision 1; 609.106, subdivision 2; 609.185; 609.605, by adding a subdivision; 609.713, subdivisions 1,
2, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 403.11, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 299A; 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Wiener, Krentz, Frederickson, Pariseau and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2684: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money for a variety of water and land resource improvements.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Langseth and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2685: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; changing and reducing appropriations made
for transportation, public safety, criminal justice, and other agencies and activities; reducing law
enforcement and community grants; authorizing bonding; providing for fees; making clarifying changes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 168A.29, subdivision 1; 168A.40, subdivision 4; 299F.011,
by adding a subdivision; 299L.02, subdivision 7; 299L.07, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2001
Supplement, sections 171.29, subdivision 2; 299A.75, subdivision 1; 357.021, subdivision 7; Laws 2001,
First Special Session chapter 8, article 4, section 10, subdivisions 1, 7; Laws 2001, First Special Session
chapter 8, article 4, section 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.908, subdivision 2;
Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 115A.908, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.