State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Sixtieth Day


Tuesday, January 29, 2002


12:00 Noon


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2408: A bill for an act relating to human rights; modifying provisions pertaining to the use of
service animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256C.02; 363.03, subdivisions 2, 10.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pariseau, Limmer and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2409: A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting regulation and causes of action
by political subdivisions against firearms industry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 471.633.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 2410: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; including farm implement tires in the
definition of farm machinery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.61, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Reiter, Dille, Fischbach and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2411: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring recitation of the pledge of allegiance in
all public schools; providing for instruction in the proper etiquette, display, and respect of the United
States flag; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.11, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2412: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for facility remodeling at Minnesota west Worthington community and technical college.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2413: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying drug and alcohol testing provisions;
regulating point of collection testing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 181.950, subdivisions 5,
8, by adding subdivisions; 181.951, subdivision 1; 181.952; 181.953, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, by adding a
subdivision; 181.954, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2414: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating sales of American flags and related
items; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2415: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing
bonds for the Mill towns trail.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2416: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting sales made by certain
businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2417: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting construction materials and
equipment used in the construction of certain facilities by Lyon county; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 297A.71, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lesewski, Pariseau and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2418: A bill for an act relating to public employment labor relations; defining health care
nonprofessionals as "essential employees"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 179A.03,
subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lesewski and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2419: A bill for an act relating to health; directing the commissioner of health to exempt
certain wading pools from the requirements for public swimming pools.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2420: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate and
expand the Pine River city library; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2421: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing incentives for use of renewable biodiesel
fuel; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 216B.169,
subdivision 1; 216B.1691, subdivision 1; 216C.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Fischbach, Schwab and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2422: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating dealer transfers; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168A.11, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Reiter, Scheevel, Knutson, Kierlin and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2423: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; establishing a deadline for legislative action
on omnibus tax bills; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2424: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring an evaluation of intensive early
intervention behavior therapy and providing a sunset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement,
section 256B.0625, subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kleis, Stevens and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2425: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the Northstar commuter rail system.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kinkel; Moe, R.D.; Pogemiller; Metzen and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2426: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain attached machinery;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2427: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to commissioner of
transportation to restore and rehabilitate trunk highway turnbacks and contemplated turnbacks.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2428: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Purple Heart Trail; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2429: A bill for an act relating to animals; prohibiting negligent interference with or
unauthorized control of a service animal; requiring restitution for service animal interference; prescribing
penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 343.21, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes
2001 Supplement, section 343.20, subdivision 7.

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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2430: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requesting the University of Minnesota
and Minnesota state colleges and universities to develop policy allowing students to rent instructional
materials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2431: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; repealing senior angling fee increase;
repealing Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 2, section 114.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Betzold, Krentz, Foley and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 2432: A bill for an act relating to Anoka county; authorizing debt for an emergency radio
system; providing for reporting of the levy.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2433: A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining the crime of criminal abuse of vulnerable
adults to include subjecting those adults to involuntary servitude or cruel discipline; defining the crime of
financial exploitation of vulnerable adults to include swindling or otherwise using artifices or tricks on
those adults; defining the crimes of sexual conduct in third and fourth degrees to include persons who
sexually penetrate vulnerable adults under certain circumstances and who are agents of special
transportation service providers; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
388.051, subdivision 2; 609.232, subdivision 11; 609.2325, subdivision 1; 609.2335; 609.341, by adding a
subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2434: A bill for an act relating to Polk county; providing a process for making certain offices
appointive in Polk county.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2435: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding to Big Bog state recreation area.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Stumpf; Price and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2436: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for development of the Big Bog state recreation area.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2437: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money to the city of Little Falls for environmental cleanup of the Hennepin Paper
Company property.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2438: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding to Cuyuna Country state recreation
area.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2439: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for visitor facility improvements in the Cuyuna Country state recreation area
in Crow Wing county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Frederickson; Vickerman; Johnson, Dean and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2440: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending homestead classification to certain
property used for nonhomestead purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section
273.124, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Robling and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2441: A bill for an act relating to the city of Shakopee; increasing its public utilities
commission from three to five members.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2442: A bill for an act relating to the city of Rushford; allowing an extended duration for a
redevelopment tax increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kierlin, Larson, Wiener and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2443: A bill for an act relating to intoxicating liquor; providing for measurement of minimum
distance from state university campuses for location of licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001
Supplement, section 340A.412, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Vickerman and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2444: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating general fund money for the
Lewis and Clark rural water project and canceling the 2000 appropriation from the bond proceeds fund for
the project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2445: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting any person from climbing on the roof of
school buildings without permission; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
609.605, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2446: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for Casey Jones
state trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 85.015, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2447: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for the wastewater infrastructure funding (WIF) program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for disclosure by the
department of public safety of personal data related to operation of a motor vehicle; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 168.346.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for street flooding mitigation in the city of Parkers Prairie.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Fergus
Falls public library expansion project.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money to the office of environmental assistance for a grant to the city of Fergus Falls to
upgrade pollution control equipment at the city's municipal solid waste combuster.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Reiter, Limmer and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.991, subdivision 2; Minnesota
Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 2453: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allocating revenues from motor vehicle sales
tax; proposing amendment to Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, by adding a section to require all of the
proceeds from the sales tax on motor vehicles be deposited in the highway user tax distribution fund;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297B.09, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Higgins, Berglin and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; redirecting an appropriation to Minneapolis
Community Development Agency; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 18, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2455: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for capital planning, acquisition, and development of the Casey Jones Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to employment; amending the definition of a child for the
purposes of parenting leave requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 181.940,
subdivision 4.

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

Senators Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; conforming certain standards; authorizing
the court to commit certain persons with mental illnesses to community hospitals; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 253B.05, subdivision 2; 253B.07, subdivision 2b; Minnesota Statutes 2001
Supplement, section 253B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting presenting false information for purposes
of a background study; prohibiting certain licensed facilities and establishments from hiring persons
convicted of violent crimes; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for supplemental nursing
services agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 144A.70, subdivision 6;
144A.71, subdivision 2; 144A.72, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kleis, Schwab and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing criminal penalties for persons who
promote, advocate, and take responsibility for criminal acts under certain circumstances; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 609.495, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Sams, Higgins, Pariseau and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; removing the restriction of
prescribing only topical legend drugs by board certified optometrists; requiring that legend drugs be used
as included in optometry curricula; authorizing the prescription of controlled substances; amending
reporting requirement of health professionals to include all legend drugs; requiring optometrists using
legend drugs be held to the same standards as physicians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
147.111, subdivision 4; 148.574; 148.575, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.576; 148.577; 151.37, subdivision 11;
152.11, subdivision 2; 152.12, subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Anderson; Higgins; Moe, R.D.; Johnson, Doug and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; increasing the assessment paid into
the workforce development fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 268.022,
subdivision 1; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 4, article 2, section 31.

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

Senators Anderson; Sabo; Moe, R.D.; Higgins and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing limits on overtime for nurses;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to local government; clarifying Cook county's powers and
authority in relation to the Cook county hospital district; providing for a maximum tax levy; amending
Laws 1989, chapter 211, section 8, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the grant-in-aid
snowmobile trail system.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2466: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for wastewater facilities for municipalities bordering Lake Superior.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2467: A bill for an act relating to the northeast Minnesota economic protection trust;
extending the time during which expenditures from the trust are limited; amending Minnesota Statutes
2001 Supplement, section 298.296, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.