State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Sixth Day


Monday, March 26, 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 Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1999: A bill for an act relating to courts; amending and deleting obsolete references to the
judicial system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.103; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 260.022; 260.023; 260.024; 260.025; and 260B.193, subdivision 3; Laws 1997, chapter 239,
article 3, section 23.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Scheid, Pappas, Samuelson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2000: A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing the class rate of qualifying low-income
rental housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2001: A bill for an act relating to the city of Hopkins; authorizing the city to impose a food
and beverage tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Kelly, R.C.; Kiscaden; Kleis and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2002: A bill for an act relating to public safety; making appropriations for women's shelters.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2003: A bill for an act relating to municipal planning; providing standards for a municipality's
land use plan and transportation plan; providing standards for planned urban areas; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 462.352, subdivisions 6, 7, 18, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley, Berglin and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2004: A bill for an act relating to mental health; providing services to individuals experiencing
mental health crises; permitting the establishment of mobile mental health crisis teams; requiring triage
protocols to be used by mental health emergency service providers; requiring development of mental
health crisis plans; establishing a statewide mental health crisis line; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 245.462, by adding a subdivision; 245.469, subdivision 2, by adding
subdivisions; 245.4871, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 245.4879, subdivision 2, by adding
subdivisions; 245.4881, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 245.4886, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley; Johnson, Dave; Kelly, R.C.; Kierlin and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2005: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the State Trooper Theodore "Ted"
Foss Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2006: A bill for an act relating to government data; authorizing certain accident data to be
made public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.09, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Murphy, Larson, Wiener, Stumpf and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2007: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying certain conditions and terms
relating to grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 136A.121, subdivision 9; and 136A.125,
subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, and 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 136A.125, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2008: A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for a study of the proposed Uniform
Parentage Act.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Metzen, Vickerman, Stevens, Larson and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2009: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting retired employees to enroll in
health coverage under the public employees insurance program during an annual open enrollment period;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 43A.316, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2010: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing certain exemptions for seasonal
highway weight restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.87, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2011: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating nonrenewals of homeowner's
insurance; prohibiting various discriminatory practices in automobile and homeowner's insurance;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 65A.29, subdivision 8; 65B.28, subdivision 1; 72A.20,
subdivisions 13, 23.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kleis, Berglin, Lourey, Ring and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2012: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing requirements for orthopedic
physician assistant practice; protecting certain titles; establishing a ground for disciplinary action for
physician assistants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 147A.01, by adding subdivisions;
147A.03, subdivisions 3 and 4, and by adding a subdivision; and 147A.13, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelly, R.C. and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2013: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to Minnesota safety
council for traffic safety training and education.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kinkel; Wiger; Johnson, Debbie; Olson and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2014: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for tenth grade testing; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Langseth, Schwab and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2015: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to commissioner of
transportation for constructing, reconstructing, and rehabilitating trunk highway bridges.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stevens, Lessard, Kiscaden, Pariseau and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2016: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP provisions; modifying
sanctions and program eligibility requirements for noncompliant MFIP recipients; establishing hardship
extensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256J.08, by adding a subdivision; 256J.09,
subdivisions 2, 3; 256J.15, by adding a subdivision; 256J.24, subdivision 10; 256J.26, subdivision 1;
256J.31, subdivision 4; 256J.42, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256J.44, subdivision 1; 256J.46,
subdivisions 1, 2a, by adding a subdivision; 256J.50, subdivisions 1, 7; 256J.56; 256J.57, subdivision 2;
256J.62, subdivision 9; 256J.625, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 256J.751; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256J.42, subdivision 4;
256J.46, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2017: A bill for an act relating to franchises; requiring good cause for failure to renew a
franchise; requiring notice of action to be taken by a franchisor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 80C.14, subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kiscaden, Sams, Stevens, Scheevel and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2018: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the compensation-related portion
of nursing facility operating rates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Sams, Stevens and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2019: A bill for an act relating to human services; moving Olmsted county to geographic
group III for purposes of nursing facility reimbursement; providing a rate increase for nursing facilities in
Olmsted county; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, subdivision
2b, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Berglin and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2020: A bill for an act relating to human services; transferring certain base appropriations for
services for deaf-blind persons to the commissioner of economic security.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Sams and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2021: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for two nursing
facilities in Olmsted county; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.434,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lesewski, Sams, Bachmann, Lessard and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2022: A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying which month certain support
payments are for; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 518.551, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Sams; Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2023: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a Minnesota telemedicine network and
providing grants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Cohen; Hottinger; Pogemiller and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2024: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; exempting a portion of the
capital gain realized on certain investments in high technology businesses from taxation; providing that the
credit for increased research and development activities is refundable; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.068, by adding subdivisions; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.068, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lesewski, Vickerman, Scheevel and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2025: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing alternative licensure requirements for
secondary school science teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 122A.18, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2026: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for tax exemptions for a cogeneration
electric generation facility using waste tires as a primary fuel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
272.02, by adding a subdivision; 297A.25, subdivision 28; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 2027: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing provisions of the agriculture best
management practices loan program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 17.117.

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

Senators Johnson, Doug; Tomassoni and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2028: A bill for an act relating to the University of Minnesota; extending competitive bidding
and prompt payment requirements to the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 16A.124, subdivision 1; 16C.02, subdivision 2; 16C.25.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2029: A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article V, sections 1, 3, and 4; article VIII, section 2; creating the constitutional office of
commissioner of agriculture; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.25, subdivision 2; 15.01;
and 15.06, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 17.01.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Johnson, Doug; Wiger; Vickerman; Berg and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2030: A bill for an act relating to commerce; eliminating the motor vehicle transfer fee;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.908.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Knutson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2031: A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating public works contracts; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Stevens, Frederickson, Lessard, Price and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2032: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wetland
replacement; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Reiter and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2033: A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying minimum education requirements for
insurance agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 60K.19, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sabo and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2034: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; enacting the Early Childhood
Care and Education Services Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119C.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2035: A bill for an act relating to the city of Park Rapids; extending the time period for certain
activities in a tax increment financing district in the city.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pogemiller; Berglin; Johnson, Doug; Rest and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2036: A bill for an act relating to courts; providing for state funding of trial courts in unfunded
judicial districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 97A.065, subdivision 2; 179A.101,
subdivision 1; 179A.102, subdivision 6; 179A.103, subdivision 1; 273.1398, subdivision 4a; 299D.03,
subdivision 5; 357.021, subdivision 1a; 480.181, subdivision 1; 487.33, subdivision 5; 574.34, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2037: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; exempting construction materials
and equipment for a maintenance facility in the city of Hastings and for improvement of the city hall in the
city of Lake City; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding subdivisions; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2038: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for payment of certain retirement
contributions at certain charter schools; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Samuelson; Johnson, Dean; Robling; Stumpf and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2039: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of "choose life" license
plates; establishing an adoption support account and appropriating money in the account to the
commissioner of human services for grants to counties to support adoption; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 168.1291, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lourey, Sams, Lesewski and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2040: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for Minnesota farm
cooperatives to continue and expand the Minnesota grown food project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2041: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school board to transfer
excess revenue in the debt redemption fund to the operating capital account in the general fund; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123B.79, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 475.61, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2042: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating disclosures of nonpublic personal
information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 72A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2043: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating the automobile theft prevention
program; making conforming change; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.35, subdivision 2;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168A.40, subdivisions 3 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2044: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting the projection of hand-held
light from a moving motor vehicle; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Terwilliger; Moe, R.D. and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2045: A bill for an act relating to new sports facilities; creating a proposal review and
recommendation process; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lesewski and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2046: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; making technical changes; requiring
interest earned on revenue collected by the special compensation fund to be deposited into the fund;
extending a pilot program; providing for payment of various penalties to the commissioner of labor and
industry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 176.042, subdivision 2; 176.102, subdivisions 3a,
11, 14; 176.103, subdivision 3; 176.129, subdivisions 10, 13, by adding a subdivision; 176.1351,
subdivision 5; 176.138; 176.1812, subdivision 6; 176.191, subdivision 1a; 176.194, subdivision 4;
176.221, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 6; 176.231, subdivisions 2, 6, 10; 176.238, subdivision 10; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 176.445.

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

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 2047: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for changes to the rate setting for
deep rural facilities with low operating rates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2048: A bill for an act relating to Benton county; authorizing a conveyance for no or nominal
consideration to the Benton county historical society.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sabo, Ranum, Pappas, Anderson and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2049: A bill for an act relating to historical preservation; ensuring protection for the historic
Camp Coldwater Springs area; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 2050: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; exempting construction materials
and equipment for a water treatment facility in the city of Andover; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pogemiller, Olson, Chaudhary, Bachmann and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2051: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the use of the building lease levy;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 2052: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue an
on-sale wine and malt liquor license for the Brave New Institute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 2053: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a 60-bed board
and care facility located in Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, by adding
a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 2054: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for independent school
district No. 696, Ely, for a transitional transportation grant.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Johnson, Doug; Tomassoni and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2055: A bill for an act relating to waste; providing for individual sewage treatment system
funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 17.117, subdivision 5; 103F.725, subdivision 1a;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 2056: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for loan from transportation
revolving loan fund to city of Mounds View for construction of sound barrier on trunk highway No. 10;
amending Laws 2000, chapter 479, article 1, section 6, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2057: 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.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2058: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for design-build contracts for
transportation projects; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2059: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring cemeteries to be registered with the
commissioner of health; providing funding for enforcement of and education about preneed arrangement
requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 149A.03; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 149A; 306; 307.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2060: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding the scope of murder in the third
degree to include the negligent homicide of a vulnerable adult; increasing the penalties for certain persons
who fail to report the maltreatment of a vulnerable adult; expanding the scope of kidnapping to include
certain acts involving vulnerable adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.195; 609.234,
subdivision 2; and 609.25, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2061: A bill for an act relating to courts; requesting the supreme court to establish a task force
to develop a plan for implementation of a state-funded central office for certain court-appointed civil
counsel.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kierlin, Robling and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2062: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; reducing marriage penalties;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.067, subdivision 2a; 290.0671, subdivisions 1, 1a;
290.0802, subdivisions 1, 2; 290.091, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Price; Kinkel; Fowler and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2063: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating a local road improvement fund;
specifying criteria for expenditures from the fund; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2064: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing extra benefits for
certain employees.

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

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 2065: A bill for an act relating to local government; specifying means of financing
multijurisdictional programs in Hennepin county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 383B.79, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2066: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing specified municipal
contributions to the general fund of a volunteer firefighters relief association; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 424A.06, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2067: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting county government
purchases from the sales tax and reducing county aid payments to reflect reduced county spending;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 273.1398, by adding a subdivision; 297A.70, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2068: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a study of karst
region feedlots.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2069: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a study of
environmental issues relating to hog feedlots.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Kierlin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2070: A bill for an act authorizing the use of tax increment financing for mitigation related to
large railroad projects; providing exemptions from certain provisions; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2071: A bill for an act relating to animal feedlots; providing state cost-share money for the
expense of certain feedlot environmental reviews; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2072: A bill for an act relating to crime; sentences; providing that offenses committed, as
opposed to convictions entered, prior to a later offense are considered when sentencing certain dangerous
and repeat offenders; providing for consecutive sentences for certain dangerous and repeat offenders;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.1095; 609.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2073: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; providing for even-year sessions convened
by the legislature; limiting the agenda; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 3.011.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 2074: A bill for an act relating to annexation; limiting annexation of urban towns to certain
processes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 368.01, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 2075: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing certain survivor benefits under the
public employees retirement association police and fire fund.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Reiter, Wiger and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2076: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a parallel block schedule
pilot project in independent school district No. 621, Mounds View.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2077: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying eligibility requirements for the
state grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 136A.121, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Cohen; Wiener and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2078: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for course or
curriculum redesign.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2079: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring payment equivalent to property tax by the
commissioner of natural resources on certain state land in counties having a reduced tax base due to
acreage in state ownership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 477A.12; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2080: A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; requiring the court to destroy investigatory
files when child protection petitions are dismissed; requiring background studies of relatives before
placement of certain juveniles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 260C.181, subdivision 2;
260C.193, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Higgins, Pappas and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2081: A bill for an act relating to child development; authorizing the Martin Luther King Jr.
nonviolent institutional child development program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Berglin and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2082: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing that certain windshield
violations are not primary offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.71, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Olson, Robertson, Pappas and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2083: A bill for an act relating to education; encouraging retired teachers to serve as short-call
substitute teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 122A.18, subdivision 7a.

Referred to the Committee on Education.