State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Thirty-Second


Monday, April 9, 2001


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 Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2280: A bill for an act relating to taxation; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article X, section 1, by adding a section; article XI, sections 4, 6, 7, 9, 12; prohibiting the
imposition of ad valorem taxes.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Samuelson, Solon, Metzen and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2281: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain personal property of an
electric utility is exempt from taxation; providing state aid payments to replace the revenue lost by local
governments; providing a state guarantee for certain bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 272.02, subdivision 9; 273.13, subdivision 24; and 475A.02, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 273; and 475A.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson, Day, Tomassoni, Sabo and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 2282: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduced property tax class rate for
certain day care facility property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2283: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the use of genetic information;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.139.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Larson; Johnson, Doug; Solon; Rest and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2284: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the state's share of
the cost of the new Poe Lock at Sault Ste. Marie Narrows.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Larson, Tomassoni, Vickerman, Stumpf and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2285: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; permitting
certain retiring teachers to elect the improved money purchase benefit plan in lieu of the formula benefit
plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 354.55, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2286: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a woodland
education publication.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2287: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a legislative task force on reducing the
complexity of kindergarten through grade 12 education funding statutes and rules; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2288: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for a grant to the
range association of municipalities and schools to coordinate a response to declining student enrollment in
iron range school districts.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2289: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; exempting certain iron range
resources and rehabilitation board projects from legislative capital project approval requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 298.22, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2290: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a nursing
facility in Ramsey county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2291: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to
the city of St. Paul to purchase the Union Depot.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Larson, Schwab, Murphy, Stumpf and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2292: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; adding maple syrup to definition of
agricultural products; amending Minnesota Statutes, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2293: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing persons performing genealogy research to
obtain certified copies of certain birth certificates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144.225, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2294: A bill for an act relating to education; prescribing certain requirements for statewide
tests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2295: A bill for an act relating to education; providing an education alternative to smaller
school districts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123A.64; 124D.10,
subdivision 1; and 124D.11, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Wiger, Lesewski, Krentz and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2296: A bill for an act relating to education; providing students with additional opportunities
to learn to read; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Neuville and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2297: A bill for an act relating to courts; establishing alternative dispute resolution programs
in the third and fifth judicial districts; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.