State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Thirty-First Day


Thursday, April 5, 2001


9:30 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 Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2235: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the time period for the
repayment of state aid by independent school district No. 482, Little Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Stumpf, Robertson, Wiger, Sabo and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2236: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for junior
achievement programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2237: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a lease levy for independent school
district No. 2190, Yellow Medicine East.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Robertson; Marty and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2238: A bill for an act relating to education finance; replacing supplemental revenue with an
adjustment to a school district's referendum revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
126C.10, subdivision 1; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.10,
subdivisions 9, 10, 11, 12.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2239: A bill for an act relating to deed taxes; clarifying the definition of consideration in
certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 287.20, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ourada, Scheevel and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2240: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying state park fees; requiring state
campsites to remain open as scheduled; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
85.055, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Krentz, Robertson, Kiscaden and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2241: A bill for an act relating to advertising; regulating certain political advertising and
advertising adjacent to certain highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 173.01; 173.02,
subdivisions 1, 8; 173.08, subdivision 1; 173.27; 211B.05, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2242: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Big
Bear Country Education Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2243: A bill for an act relating to family and early childhood education; allowing adult basic
education programs to apply for telecommunications access grants; allowing adult basic education
programs to apply for telecommunications access revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 125B.20, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 125B.25, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 9,
section 13, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2244: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for an 88-bed
nursing facility and a 52-bed nursing facility located in Worthington; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2245: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a tech center in Fergus
Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2246: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for class size
reduction for the upper elementary and secondary grades; adjusting the maximum class size ratios for
grades 2 through 12; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.05, subdivision 1; and 126C.12,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2247: A bill for an act relating to human services; adding a provision under the nursing facility
moratorium exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2248: 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.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold, Marty and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2249: A bill for an act relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 383A.288, subdivision 4, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Hottinger, Ourada and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2250: A bill for an act relating to elections; moving the state primary from September to June
and making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.31, subdivision 6;
10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 204B.33; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 205.065, subdivision 1;
205A.03, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

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

S.F. No. 2251: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; defining certain terms; providing
for designation of certain building officials; changing certain requirements and procedures; extending the
existence of an advisory council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.60, subdivision 3, and
by adding subdivisions; 16B.61, subdivision 1; 16B.65; and 16B.76, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2252: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that the court determine eligibility for
placement in the challenge incarceration program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 244.17,
subdivision 1; 609.105, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2253: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring categorical aid for pupil
transportation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123B.92, subdivision 1,
by adding subdivisions; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.10,
subdivisions 17, 18.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2254: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the nursing home
moratorium; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2255: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in a wastewater treatment system in the city of Ostrander;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2256: A bill for an act relating to higher education; Minnesota state colleges and universities;
modifying the state share for certain estimated expenditures; modifying collection procedures for certain
fees; providing for certain purchases made and contracts entered into by the board of trustees; clarifying
tuition refund policy for certain students; abolishing certain reporting requirements; deleting obsolete
references; making various clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
135A.031, subdivision 2; 135A.52, subdivision 1; 136F.13; 136F.581, subdivision 4, by adding
subdivisions; 137.10; 169.966; 354.094, subdivision 2; 354.69; 356.24, subdivision 1; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 135A.06,
subdivision 1; Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 66.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2257: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for a uniform
treatment of business data submitted to and collected by government entities; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.592; 13.5921;
13.5922; 13.593; 13.594; 13.5951; 13.5952; 13.5953; 13.596; 13.5965; 13.643, subdivision 4; 16C.06,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lourey, Tomassoni, Ring, Murphy and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2258: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a teacher loan forgiveness program;
modifying the computation of the retirement annuity formula for the teachers retirement association;
providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 354.05,
subdivision 38; 354.44, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2259: A bill for an act relating to education; addressing the state's teacher shortage; providing
for the mentoring of new teachers in order to improve instruction and retain qualified teachers; improving
recruitment of excellent teachers in science, math, industrial technology, and special education and in rural
areas; establishing a loan repayment program; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Larson, Kinkel, Lourey, Limmer and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2260: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing use of certain tribal identification
cards for election day registration purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 201.061,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2261: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the group residential housing
supplementary service rate for certain facilities serving persons with mental illness or chemical
dependency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256I.05, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2262: A bill for an act relating to Yellow Medicine county; allowing an extended duration for
a redevelopment tax increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Samuelson, Sams and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2263: A bill for an act relating to human services; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, by adding a section; dedicating the sales tax receipts equal to a sales tax of 3/16 of
one percent on taxable sales for human services purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
297A.94.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 2264: A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating metropolitan property tax levies for
transit operations; reducing the general sales and use tax and motor vehicle sales tax rates; providing for
imposition of sales taxes by area transportation partnerships and providing for use of the proceeds;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.62, subdivision 1; 473.388, subdivision 4; 473.446,
subdivisions 1, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 473.388, subdivisions 5, 7; 473.446, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy; Kelly, R.C.; Vickerman; Marty and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2265: A resolution memorializing Congress to pass legislation requiring cigarettes that are
less likely to start fires.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2266: A bill for an act relating to the environment; exempting Church Lake in Grant County
from certain public access rights while it is used for aquaculture.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2267: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing funding for tunnel
renovation at the Hastings veterans home; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2268: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending homestead classification to
certain property held by an individual; extending homestead classification to certain trust property; making
technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.124, subdivisions 8; 14.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheevel, Day, Kiscaden and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2269: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; funding construction of a public safety radio
system in southeastern Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2270: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a ground for disciplinary
action for physicians who fail to fulfill service obligations and fail to repay loans and penalties under the
National Health Services Corps state loan repayment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
147.091, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2271: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing the sales ratio study for
purposes of certain state aid formulas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2272: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and supplies used in a wastewater collection system in the Banning Junction area
water and sanitary sewer district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas, Ranum, Stumpf, Robertson and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2273: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing 12th grade students to graduate early or
attend school half time; reallocating general education revenue for all-day kindergarten; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 120B.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
126C.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Stumpf and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2274: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for a portion of the
cost of acquisition of a geothermal heating and cooling system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stumpf and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2275: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for geothermal
heating and cooling systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.68, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fowler and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2276: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in a wastewater treatment system in the city of Lewisville;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2277: A bill for an act relating to crime; appropriating money to reimburse Aitkin county for
extraordinary expenses related to criminal prosecutions and investigations.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Kiscaden and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2278: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Minnesota
commission serving deaf and hard of hearing people.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2279: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating public funding for abortion services;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 145.4131, subdivision 1; 256B.0625, subdivision 16;
256B.40; 256L.03, subdivisions 1, 1a; 261.28; 393.07, subdivision 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 145.4133.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.