State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Eighth Day


Thursday, March 29, 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 Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2146: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for a prior service credit purchase from
the Minneapolis teachers retirement fund association; repealing Laws 2000, chapter 461, article 19, section
6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2147: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system general state
employees retirement plan; authorizing the purchase of service credit as a department of transportation
laborer 1 by certain persons.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2148: A bill for an act relating to retirement; state patrol retirement plan; extending plan
coverage to law enforcement officers employed by the office of special investigations of the department of
corrections; authorizing the transfer of prior service credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
352.01, subdivision 2b; and 352B.01, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2149: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; city of St. Paul; authorizing special
income limits for a housing district.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stevens, Wiener, Kiscaden, Berg and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2150: A bill for an act relating to technology business; identifying and defining technology
business and activity; providing for regulation of technology business with the department of
administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16B.61, subdivision 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2151: A bill for an act relating to education; early childhood; modifying the definition of
child; establishing a pool of up to two percent of the annual appropriation to provide assistance to children
age 14; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 119B.011, subdivision 4; 119B.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2152: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; expanding the dependent care credit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.067, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2153: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for replacement of
park shelter structures in the city of Mounds View.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2154: A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring funding for secondary
vocational programming; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.453,
subdivision 3; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 5, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2155: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing the full deductibility of
health insurance premiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2156: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; notifying schools of student delinquency;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.28.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2157: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a subtraction for the purchase of
classroom materials for teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Chaudhary, Hottinger, Robling, Metzen and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2158: A bill for an act relating to highways; expanding uses of money appropriated for fiscal
year 2001 for local bridge replacement and rehabilitation; amending Laws 2000, chapter 479, article 1,
section 2, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fowler, Lourey, Schwab, Murphy and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2159: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing state equalization aid for
school district debt service levies and operating referendum revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2160: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan airports commission; requiring legislation
to implement its capital improvement program; requiring legislative approval of individual capital projects
over a certain amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.621, subdivision 1a, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kinkel, Samuelson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2161: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; including certain small resorts in limited
market value; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 2162: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for instruction in the proper etiquette,
display, and respect of the United States flag; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.11, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 2163: A bill for an act relating to legal requirements; eliminating or modifying requirements
that are obsolete, unnecessary, or inefficient; authorizing the use of facsimile or digital signatures by the
metropolitan council; eliminating its consolidated financial report and personnel, ethical practices, and
communication report; providing for automatic renewal of livable communities participation by cities;
requiring renewal of wellwater maintenance permits only every five years; raising the dollar threshold for
certain money settlements; providing for certain livable communities funds to be transferred to
development authorities in participating municipalities; authorizing the metropolitan council to establish a
separate body to exercise its HRA powers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103I.205,
subdivision 3; 466.08; 473.129, by adding a subdivision; 473.13, subdivision 1; 473.195, by adding a
subdivision; 473.253, subdivision 2; 473.254, subdivisions 1, 6; 473.255, subdivisions 1, 4; 473.704,
subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 473.1623, subdivisions 3, 6; 473.23,
subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 5900.0100; 5900.0200; 5900.0300; 5900.0400; 5900.0500;
5900.0600; 5900.0700; 5900.0800; 5900.0900; 5900.1000; 5900.1100; 5900.1200; 5900.1300; 5900.1400;
5900.1500; 5900.1600; 5900.1700; 5900.1800; 5900.1900; 5900.2000; 5900.2100; 5900.2200; 5900.2300;
5900.2400; 5900.2500; 5900.2600; 5900.2700; 5900.2800; 5900.2900; 5900.3000; 5900.3100; 5900.3200;
5900.3300; 5900.3400; 5900.3500; 5900.3600; 5900.3700; 5900.3800; 5900.3900; 5900.4000; 5900.4100;
5900.4200; 5900.4300; 5900.4400; 5900.4500; 5900.4600; 5900.4700; 5900.4800; 5900.4900; 5900.5000;
5900.5100; 5900.5200; 5900.5300; 5900.5400; 5900.5500; 5900.5600; 5900.5700; 5900.5800; 5900.5900;
5900.6000; 5900.6100; 5900.6200; 5900.6300; 5900.6400; 5900.6500; 5900.6800; 5900.6900; 5900.7000;
5900.7100; 5900.7200; 5900.7300; 5900.7400; 5900.7500.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Hottinger, Scheid, Samuelson, Pogemiller and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2164: A bill for an act relating to taxation; specifying the time during which the state auditor
may examine tax increment financing district records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
469.1771, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Metzen, Wiener and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2165: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a grant to independent school
district No. 199, Inver Grove, for a pilot project to develop and implement a library of computer on-line
courses for student use; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2166: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for instruction in the proper etiquette,
display, and respect of the United States flag; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.11, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Olson, Wiener, Wiger and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2167: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school boards to allow nonpublic school
students to be eligible to fully participate in extracurricular activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 123B.36, subdivision 1; and 123B.49, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Olson, Frederickson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2168: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Lake
Independence natural area.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2169: A bill for an act relating to crimes; repealing the law prohibiting ticket scalping;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.805.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 2170: A bill for an act relating to real property; property surrounding the Coldwater Springs
area in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing acquisition and requiring transfer by the metropolitan airports
commission of the property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.608, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2171: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing and appropriating money for
certain nontraditional career assistance training programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
256J.02, subdivision 2; and 268.0122, subdivision 2.

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

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2172: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants to encourage
women to enter nontraditional careers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2173: A bill for an act relating to education finance; concentrating a portion of the reserved
revenue for staff development on induction and mentorship activities for new teachers; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Cohen and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2174: A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for custody of children by de facto
custodians and third parties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, 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.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2175: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing creation of a housing tax increment
financing district in the city of St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2176: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the length of time during which tax
increment revenues may be used for activities in a tax increment financing district; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 469.1763, subdivisions 3 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stumpf, Frederickson, Price, Dille and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2177: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for a reimbursement program
for animal loss due to anthrax; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Kinkel, Lessard, Samuelson and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 2178: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing partial refund of fuel tax for commercial
owners of recreational fishing launches; making technical and clarifying changes; transferring money from
the general fund to the water recreation account in the special revenue fund; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 296A.16, subdivision 2; 296A.18, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stumpf and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2179: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; exempting construction materials
and equipment for a mixed municipal solid waste transfer station in Roseau county; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stumpf; Langseth; Moe, R.D. and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2180: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the formula allowance;
adjusting the general education levy; reducing the referendum allowance; adjusting the referendum
allowance limit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.10, subdivision
2; 126C.13, subdivision 1; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 7.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ring and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2181: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing that property owned by a
nonprofit historical society is exempt from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.02,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ring and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2182: A bill for an act relating to education; describing a continual learning plan; ensuring that
a pupil enrolled in a learning year program has sufficient time to complete district graduation
requirements; establishing a process to correct audit findings; prohibiting a penalty; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 124D.128, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 126C.05, subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Schwab and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2183: A bill for an act relating to children; child care assistance; allowing child care assistance
payments to be used for all day kindergarten tuition payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 119B.011, subdivision 7; 119B.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2184: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and supplies used in a street reconstruction project in the city of Milaca; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Frederickson and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2185: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 2859, Glencoe-Silver Lake; authorizing an additional levy for independent school district No. 2859, Glencoe-Silver Lake.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 2186: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting construction materials
used for a government center and jail in Pine county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Langseth; Johnson, Dean; Murphy and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2187: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating local road improvement program;
proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIV to dedicate all
proceeds from the sales tax on motor vehicles to the highway user tax distribution fund; appropriating
money for greater Minnesota transit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Sabo and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2188: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting projects at the Fort Snelling upper bluff
area from sales and use tax on construction materials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fowler; Stumpf; Samuelson; Moe, R.D. and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2189: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a teacher loan forgiveness program;
providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2190: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to metropolitan council
for demonstration pilot project to provide express bus service between downtown Minneapolis and
locations outside transit taxing district.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Metzen, Murphy, Ourada, Hottinger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2191: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting current value of utility
generation personal property from the general education levy; reducing the class rate on utility generation
personal property; exempting certain new increased capacity and increased efficiency utility personal
property from property tax; requiring the public utilities commissioner to adjust utility rates for reduced
utility property taxes; establishing an electric utility generation attached machinery personal property tax
replacement trust fund; providing for a rebate if an electric generation facility shuts down; authorizing the
issuance of bonds; providing a state guarantee on certain local bonds; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16A.67, subdivision 1; 126C.01, subdivision 2; 126C.13, subdivision 1;
127A.48, by adding a subdivision; 272.02, subdivision 9; 273.13, subdivision 24; 275.08, subdivision 1b;
276A.01, subdivision 3; 473F.02, subdivision 3; 473F.05; 473F.06; 477A.011, subdivision 20; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 216B; 272; 475A.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2192: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing West St. Paul to implement an
ordinance amortizing certain signs.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, S.P. and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2193: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales of investment coins
and bullion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2194: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying calculation of postretirement
adjustment provisions for the Minnesota postretirement investment fund; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 11A.18, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lessard; Johnson, Doug; Stevens; Moe, R.D. and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2195: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the commissioner of
trade and economic development for a grant to the northern counties land use coordinating board.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lessard, Day and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2196: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; limiting legislative activity during the second
year of a biennial session; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 3.012; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2197: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to identify and address nonfinancial barriers to provider participation in state health care
programs.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2198: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making minor and technical changes in tax
increment financing, abatement, and related development statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 273.1399, subdivision 6; 276A.01, subdivision 3; 469.174, subdivisions 10, 10a, 12; 469.175,
subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 469.176, subdivisions 1b, 1c, 1e, 3, 4, 4g, by adding a subdivision;
469.177, subdivision 1; 469.178, by adding a subdivision; 469.1812, subdivision 2; 469.1813, subdivisions
4, 6; 475.58, subdivision 1; amending Laws 1997, chapter 231, article 10, section 25; Laws 2000, chapter
490, article 11, section 26.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.