State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Ninth Day


Monday, April 2, 2001


11:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2199: A bill for an act relating to crimes; expanding the scope of the crimes of murder in the
third degree and manslaughter in the first degree when use of controlled substances is involved; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.195; 609.20.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2200: A bill for an act relating to environmental funding; appropriating money for and
authorizing certain pollution control agency programs.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2201: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying requirements for American sign
language/English interpreters and oral or oral and cued speech transliterators; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 122A.31, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Chaudhary, Sabo and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2202: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; establishing the legislative
commission on the metropolitan airports commission; providing for oversight of the metropolitan airports
commission's operating and capital budgets, work program, and capital improvement program; requiring
legislative authorization for the metropolitan airports commission to adopt its budget, work program, and
capital improvement program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni, Krentz and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2203: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for capital repairs to the central steam heating system of the city of Virginia.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2204: A bill for an act relating to the environment; restricting outdoor light pollution;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stevens, Price, Dille, Krentz and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2205: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for local road wetland
replacement.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Larson and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2206: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting ambulance service
supplies and equipment; exempting sales of repair and replacement parts for ambulances; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.70, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2207: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a risk evaluation for certain health risk
value rules; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pogemiller and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2208: A bill for an act relating to public finance; updating and making technical changes to
public finance provisions related to debt obligations, sales and use tax exemptions, county capital
financing of certain equipment and hardware and software; extending a sunset date for certain county
capital improvement bonds; removing election requirements as preconditions for issuance of certain
obligations; authorizing some flexibility in stating certain ballot questions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 103B.555, by adding a subdivision; 165.10, subdivision 2; 275.60; 297A.70, subdivisions 4
and 7; 297A.71, subdivision 6; 373.01, subdivision 3; 373.40, subdivision 7; 373.45, subdivision 3;
376.08, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 410.32; 412.301; 426.19, subdivision 2; 429.091,
subdivision 7a; 444.075, subdivision 1a; 475.54, subdivision 1; 475.58, subdivision 1; and 475.59.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheevel and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2209: A bill for an act relating to annexation; establishing a moratorium on certain annexation
decisions.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2210: A bill for an act relating to annexation; strengthening the effect of an orderly annexation
agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 414.0325, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2211: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing certain school districts to start the
school year before Labor Day.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hottinger, Langseth, Samuelson, Scheevel and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 2212: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting a portion of homestead value from
taxation; reducing property tax class rates; providing a tax credit for business property; increasing debt
service and operating referendum equalization revenues; providing that the general education levy is a
state levy and decreasing the amount of the levy; increasing aids to local governments and modifying the
formula for their distribution; providing for assumption by the state of the cost of court administration and
out-of-home placements; eliminating the sales tax on purchases by local units of government;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 97A.065, subdivision 2; 123B.53,
subdivisions 4, 5; 123B.54; 126C.13, subdivisions 1, 4; 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8; 179A.101,
subdivision 1; 179A.102, subdivision 6; 179A.103, subdivision 1; 256.01, subdivision 2; 260.765, by
adding a subdivision; 260.771, subdivision 4; 260B.331, subdivisions 1, 2; 260C.331, subdivisions 1, 2;
272.02, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 31, by adding a subdivision;
273.1319; 273.1382, subdivisions 1, 1b, 2; 273.1398, subdivisions 1, 4a, by adding subdivisions; 273.166,
subdivision 1; 275.02; 275.065, subdivision 1; 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 297A.991, subdivision 2;
299D.03, subdivision 5; 357.021, subdivision 1a; 477A.011, subdivisions 27, 34, by adding subdivisions;
477A.013, subdivisions 8, 9; 477A.03, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 480.181, subdivision 1;
487.33, subdivision 5; 574.34, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
273; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.13, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 273.13, subdivision 24a;
273.1382, subdivision 3; 477A.011, subdivisions 36, 37; 477A.03, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Tomassoni; Scheevel; Moe, R.D. and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 2213: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for
health insurance premiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hottinger, Pappas, Berglin and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2214: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for oral language interpreter
services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Marty, Ranum and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2215: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that employees and prospective
employees of electronic security system companies undergo criminal history background checks;
providing procedures for these background checks; authorizing the discharge of employees based on the
results of the background checks and providing that there is no liability for so doing; providing for license
disqualification in certain instances; imposing criminal penalties for failure to request background checks
as required; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2216: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting certain discriminatory charges;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.20, subdivision 33; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62J; and 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2217: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, changing
article IV, section 23; providing for veto override sessions of the legislature.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Fowler; Johnson, Dean; Vickerman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2218: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing a town road maintenance
revolving loan fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 12.09, subdivision
5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 162.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Olson and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2219: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to expend reasonable
funds to transmit relevant facts about a ballot measure or other government initiative; requiring a school
district policy on reasonable expenditures for transmitting information on government-proposed initiatives;
requiring school districts to inform voters on district lobbying expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 123B.10, subdivision 1; 275.065, subdivision 5a; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2220: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for grants to increase awareness
of risks to children from exposure to toxic chemicals.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins; Olson; Scheid; Kelley, S.P. and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2221: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the education credit
and subtraction; allowing certain credits to be assigned; providing duties and powers to commissioner of
revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0674, subdivisions 1,
2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2222: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; defining "residence" for purposes of the
60-day exemption from vehicle registration for new residents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
168.012, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2223: A bill for an act relating to retirement; establishing a normal retirement age for the
Minneapolis and St. Paul teachers retirement fund associations; modifying the computation of the
retirement annuity formula for Minneapolis and St. Paul teachers retirement fund associations coordinated
and basic plan members by allowing a partial postretirement adjustment; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 354A.011, subdivision 15a; 354A.29, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Murphy, Langseth, Belanger and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2224: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting purchases for certain road
projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas; Sabo; Kelly, R.C.; Schwab and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2225: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; establishing pilot project to allow certain
type A school bus to be operated by holder of Class D driver's license under limited conditions; making
clarifying changes; providing misdemeanor penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.02,
subdivisions 2 and 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2226: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for compensation for
remediation of the Empire Builder property; providing claim priority.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Samuelson; Foley and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2227: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring the department of corrections to
determine the feasibility of placing felony DWI offenders at existing surplus state facilities; requiring a
cost-benefit analysis; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2228: A bill for an act relating to family and early childhood education; modifying child care
assistance employment eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 119B.10, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ourada, Dille and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2229: A bill for an act relating to local government; appropriating money for aeration of
Indian lake in Wright county.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ourada, Dille and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2230: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to aerate certain
lakes.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2231: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying a teacher grant program to promote
professional teaching standards; providing for a school district grant program to promote professional
teaching standards; appropriating money; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 5,
section 22, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 2232: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a statewide system to enhance
student performance through alternative teacher compensation programs; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Belanger, Hottinger, Lesewski, Olson and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2233: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax rebate; reducing individual
income tax rates; increasing the working family credit; conforming with changes in federal income tax
provisions; providing for property tax reform; altering the corporate income apportionment formula;
exempting certain insurance companies from the franchise tax; providing a direct exemption from sales tax
for purchases of capital equipment; imposing the sales tax on purchases of certain personal services;
reducing the rates of certain health care provider taxes; defining terms; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16A.1522, subdivisions 2, 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions;
126C.13, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 127A.48, subdivision 1; 270A.03,
subdivision 7; 272.02, subdivisions 7, 10; 273.061, subdivisions 1, 2, 8; 273.11, subdivision 1a; 273.121;
273.124, subdivision 13; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 31, by adding subdivisions; 273.1392;
273.1393; 273.1398, subdivisions 1, 8, by adding a subdivision; 273.166, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 273.42, by
adding a subdivision; 274.01, subdivision 1; 274.13, subdivision 1; 275.011, by adding a subdivision;
275.02; 275.065, subdivisions 3, 5a, 6; 275.08, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b; 275.28, subdivision 1; 275.61;
276.04, subdivision 2; 276A.06, subdivision 3; 282.01, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 282.08; 289A.02, subdivision
7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31, by adding a subdivision; 290.05, subdivision 1; 290.06, subdivision 2c;
290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 6; 290.0922, subdivision 2; 290.191, subdivisions 2, 3,
5, by adding a subdivision; 290.92, subdivisions 3, 28, 29; 290A.03, subdivisions 13, 15; 290A.04,
subdivisions 2, 2a, 2h, 4; 291.005, subdivision 1; 295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3; 297A.61, subdivision 16,
by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75; 469.1763, subdivision 6; 469.177, subdivisions
1a, 11; 473.446, subdivision 1; 473F.08, subdivision 3; 473H.10, subdivision 3; 477A.011, subdivisions 3,
34, by adding subdivisions; 477A.013, subdivisions 1, 8, 9; 477A.015; 477A.03, subdivision 2; 477A.065,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C; 273; 275; 469;
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 126C.13, subdivision 1; 126C.18, subdivision 1; 270.31; 270.32; 270.33; 270.34; 270.35; 270.36;
270.37; 270.38; 270.39; 273.13, subdivisions 21b, 24a; 273.138; 273.1382; 273.1399; 275.065,
subdivision 3a; 275.078; 275.08, subdivision 1e; 282.01, subdivisions 1c, 1d, 1e; 290.191, subdivision 4;
290.35, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 477A.011, subdivisions 30, 31, 32, 33, 36, 37; 477A.03, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2234: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the higher
education services office for a grant to the united family medicine residency program.

Referred to the Committee on Education.