State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Fifth Day


Thursday, March 22, 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.

Senators Johnson, Debbie; Bachmann; Belanger; Oliver and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for payment of a sales tax rebate;
providing for an automatic rebate under certain circumstances; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 16A.1522, subdivisions 2 and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Oliver; Day; Price and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1859: A resolution memorializing the President and the Congress of the United States to take
whatever action is necessary to reduce or eliminate the disparities between the states in Medicare+Choice
benefits.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education formula
allowance; authorizing a levy for districts in statutory operating debt; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 126C.10, subdivision 2; 126C.42, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ranum, Cohen, Pappas and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring firearms to comply with certain
safety requirements; imposing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 624.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1862: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; allowing city attorneys to prosecute the
crime of contributing to delinquency of a minor; increasing the penalty for certain thefts and for
contributing to the delinquency of a minor under certain circumstances; directing an aggravating factor to
the sentencing guidelines commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 260B.425,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 609.035, by adding a subdivision; 609.494, subdivision 2, and by adding a
subdivision; and 609.52, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1863: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing a second social security coverage
referendum for members of the legislators retirement plan; creating the coordinated program of the
legislators retirement plan; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 3A; 355.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1864: A bill for an act relating to state procurement; authorizing the commissioner to enter
into agreements to acquire cooling services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16C.22.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1865: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 593, Crookston.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Moe, R.D., by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 1866: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a grant to independent school
district No. 600, Fisher; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1867: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; regulating pesticide application on golf courses;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18B.

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

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1868: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing immunity for certain
employment-related disclosures to intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation or
related conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Samuelson, Lourey and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1869: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a long-term care facility
employee health coverage account; establishing a task force to develop a plan for subsidized health
coverage for long-term care facility employees; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Tomassoni and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1870: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing cold weather protection for consumers
of delivered fuels; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

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

S.F. No. 1871: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting certain energy efficient
products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.67, by adding subdivisions; 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 1872: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the commissioner of transportation
to exercise the power of eminent domain for acquisition of certain trust fund land bordering public waters.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Wiger; Cohen; Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1873: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for construction of
Phalen Boulevard.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1874: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to continue the operation
of the Camp Ripley program for at-risk youth.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden; Johnson, Dean; Day; Kelly, R.C. and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1875: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for payment of dues under the
midwest interstate passenger rail compact; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Murphy; Fowler; Scheevel; Moe, R.D. and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1876: A bill for an act relating to taxes; providing income tax credits for telework assessments
and telecommuting expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pariseau, Murphy, Day and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1877: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting purchase of construction
materials and equipment used in construction of a water treatment facility and improvement of a utility
facility in the city of Cannon Falls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Pappas and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1878: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing a grant; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 1879: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing law enforcement officers with
foreign language instruction; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Frederickson and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1880: A bill for an act relating to state finance; changing procedures regarding certain
donations to the state; changing responsibility for payment of substitutes in cases of certain athletic leaves;
changing the years of capital budgets from even to odd; removing the two percent budget amount
presumption for building maintenance; providing for presumption of fee approval unless legislature acts
otherwise; stating the goal of the budget reserve; providing for disposition of interest on the budget
reserve; providing for up to five percent of second year budget allocations to go to the budget reserve;
changing and adding to deficit remedies; removing a provision that made certain delayed payments subject
to allotment reduction; clarifying when capital appropriations lapse; stating exclusive method for canceling
appropriation of bond proceeds; changing the timing of political subdivisions capital requests; repealing
the Property Tax Reform Account, the requirement for commissioner of finance approval of executive
agency application for nonstate funds, detail about the use of trunk highway appropriations, and the
requirement for use of uniform settlement forms under PELRA; modifying provisions governing trunk
highway bond proceeds and highway bond-financed property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
7.09, subdivision 1; 15.62, subdivision 3; 16A.11, subdivisions 1, 6; 16A.1283; 16A.152, subdivisions 1a,
2, 4, 7; 16A.28, subdivision 5; 16A.641, subdivision 8; 16A.86, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 167; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16A.1521; 16A.30;
161.20, subdivision 3; 179A.07, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sabo, Price, Cohen and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1881: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for child care
improvement grants.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sabo, Lourey and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1882: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII,
section 1; changing the state and local election voting age from 18 to 16.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Pappas; Kelly, R.C.; Wiger; Anderson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1883: A bill for an act relating to amateur athletics; providing for a St. Paul soccer exhibition
center; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Robling; Frederickson; Lesewski and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1884: A bill for an act relating to railroads; appropriating money for the Minnesota rail service
improvement program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1885: A bill for an act relating to libraries; authorizing additional levy for independent school
district No. 319, Nashwauk-Keewatin.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1886: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a levy for independent school
district No. 318, Grand Rapids.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1887: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing high schools to provide driver education
classroom instruction on interactive television; providing for rulemaking.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1888: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adding a nonresident pupil transportation
levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.88, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1889: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for all-day kindergarten;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1890: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing abolition of a city public utilities
commission or utility transfer to city council by ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
412.391, subdivisions 1 and 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 412.391, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Solon and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1891: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the nursing home pass-through
reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1892: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating provisions relating to the
registration of certain intoxicating liquor brand labels, the hiring of subversives in emergency management
organizations, public service announcements, the use of waste burners, flammable liquids and explosives,
fire drills in schools, fire extinguishers in certain buildings, fire alarm systems, and the reporting of
malicious false fire alarms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 299F.18; 340A.311; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 12.43; 169.219; 299F.015; 299F.19; 299F.30; 299F.361; 299F.451;
299F.452.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1893: A bill for an act relating to corrections; deleting and repealing obsolete provisions
relating to reports, food products, and parole agent residence requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 241.67, subdivision 8; 243.05, subdivision 6; 243.53, subdivision 1; 244.173; Laws 1996,
chapter 436, section 16, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 241.19; 241.272,
subdivision 7; 242.51.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1894: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying department of administration
procedures relating to lost property, the office of citizenship and volunteer service, and the office of
technology; eliminating a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.25, subdivision 2;
16B.88, subdivision 2; 16E.04, subdivision 2; Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section 12, subdivision 3;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16E.08.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Robertson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to state government; permitting the office of technology to
solicit and accept advertising revenue; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16E.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1896: A bill for an act relating to the city of Wayzata; authorizing the housing and
redevelopment authority in and for the city of Wayzata to use tax increments to pay costs of a library.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1897: A bill for an act relating to public employees; defining public safety police dispatchers
as essential employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 179A.03, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lourey, Orfield, Knutson, Sabo and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1898: A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing a pilot program for long-term
vocational rehabilitation services for persons with brain injuries; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 1899: A bill for an act relating to economic development; clarifying provisions in the job
skills partnership program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116L.02; 116L.04, subdivision 1a;
and 116L.06, subdivision 5.

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

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

S.F. No. 1900: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing multimodal transportation fund
and dedicating portion of sales tax collected in metropolitan area to the fund; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1901: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring peace officers who stop persons
claiming diplomatic immunity or privileges with respect to motor vehicle violations to report such stops to
the commissioner of public safety; requiring the commissioner of public safety to report such incidents to
the United States Department of State; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Johnson, Debbie; Johnson, Dave; Ourada; Terwilliger and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1902: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allocating proceeds from sales tax on motor
vehicles to highway user tax distribution fund; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution,
article XIV, section 5, and by adding a section; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 174.32,
subdivision 2; 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1903: A bill for an act relating to highway traffic regulations; authorizing religious
organizations to operate buses painted school bus glossy yellow or golden orange and equipped with stop
arm and flashing lights under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.448,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ring; Johnson, Dean; Lourey and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1904: A bill for an act relating to historic sites; appropriating money for the North West
Company Fur Post.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Robling and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1905: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for a rate increase for a nursing
facility in Carver county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Anderson and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1906: A bill for an act relating to affordable housing; appropriating money to the urban Indian
housing program.

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

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1907: A bill for an act relating to the governor; setting the salary of the governor at the same
level as that of legislators.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1908: A bill for an act relating to human services; excluding the raw food cost adjustment
from certain nursing facility rate computations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Higgins, Pogemiller and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 1909: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state agencies to take certain
actions to promote bicycle commuting by state employees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1910: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting machinery and other personal property
of a biomass electrical generating facility from the property tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1911: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the moratorium
on the licensure and certification of nursing home beds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1912: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for interactive television for
independent school district No. 2752, Fairmont area schools.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pogemiller, Wiener, Larson, Hottinger and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1913: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting additional classroom
material; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Oliver and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1914: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing qualifications and procedures for the
licensing of insurance producers; prescribing a criminal penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 13.7191, subdivision 6; 43A.317, subdivision 12; 60A.02, subdivision 7; 60A.14; 60A.198,
subdivision 3; 62A.41, subdivision 4; 62C.17, subdivision 5; 62D.22, subdivision 8; 62H.10, subdivision
4; 62L.12, subdivision 3; 62S.30; 64B.33; 65B.09, subdivision 1; 72A.07; 72A.125, subdivision 2;
72A.201, subdivision 3; and 270B.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 60K; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 60K.01; 60K.02; 60K.03; 60K.04; 60K.05;
60K.06; 60K.07; 60K.081; 60K.09; 60K.10; 60K.11; 60K.12; 60K.13; 60K.14; 60K.15; 60K.16; 60K.17;
60K.18; 60K.19; and 60K.20.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1915: A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; amending report filing
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 309.53, subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1916: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing public pension fund members to
designate a new beneficiary under a joint and survivor annuity at the time of marriage dissolution;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1917: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for payments in lieu of taxation for
certain wetlands acquired by the department of transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
477A.12; 477A.14.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kleis and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1918: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting purchase of construction
materials and equipment used in construction of a water treatment facility in the city of Waite Park;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas; Kelly, R.C.; Anderson; Wiger and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1919: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; changing the membership and
appointment process of the citizen review panel for neighborhood investments from the city's part of the
sales tax; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 37, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Kinkel and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1920: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the board of
trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to support continued Northwest technical college
programs on Indian reservations.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1921: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring the metropolitan council
to report on contracts for professional services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.13, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Day and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1922: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for the creation of special taxing districts
to capture incremental property to finance operating costs of light rail transit; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1923: A bill for an act relating to driving while impaired; imposing felony penalty on persons
convicted of four or more DWI-related offenses within ten-year period; making technical, conforming
changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169A.20, subdivision 3;
169A.25, subdivision 1; 169A.275, subdivisions 3 and 4; 169A.277, subdivision 1; 169A.28; 169A.40,
subdivision 3; 169A.44; 169A.54, subdivision 1; 169A.60, subdivision 1; 169A.63, subdivision 1; and
609.135, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Neuville, Olson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1924: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; establishing a request for proposals to
operate a values-based prerelease program with a community reintegration component at a minimum
custody correctional facility; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1925: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting purchase of construction
materials and equipment used in construction of a school in independent school district No. 2689,
Pipestone-Jasper; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision;
297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kleis; Kelly, R.C.; Stevens and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1926: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to assist the St. Cloud
police department to purchase crime lab equipment.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Fischbach and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1927: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the board of
trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities for a collaborative program for teacher recruitment
and development between St. Cloud State University and independent school district No. 742, St. Cloud.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sabo, Higgins, Chaudhary, Orfield and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1928: A bill for an act relating to child care; requiring annual market rate surveys;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sabo, Higgins, Stumpf, Lourey and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1929: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a community school-based revenue
program as a component of general education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sabo and Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 1930: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; clarifying the definition of a
minor political party; requiring the secretary of state to provide certain notices to political parties;
providing the tax check-off status of Progressive Minnesota for tax year 2001; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 10A.31, subdivision 3a; 200.02, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Pappas and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1931: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting release time from schools; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 120A.22, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1932: A bill for an act relating to economic security; modifying and repealing various
statutory provisions in the area of economic security; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
119A.46, subdivision 3; 268.0111, subdivision 4; 268.0122, subdivision 3; 268.665, subdivision 3;
268.871, subdivisions 1, 1a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 268.0111, subdivision 9;
268.6715; 268.672; 268.673; 268.6751; 268.677; 268.681; 268.6811; 268.682; 268.85; 268.86, subdivision
8; 268.871, subdivisions 2, 4; 268.88; 268.90; 268.971.

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

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1933: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to the commissioner of
transportation for additional line personnel and related equipment and supplies in highway maintenance
and program delivery.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Neuville; Foley; Krentz and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1934: A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing a parole board; prescribing its
membership, duties, and powers; prescribing when an individual is eligible for parole; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1935: A bill for an act relating to human services; including coverage under medical
assistance for targeted case management services; providing targeted case management services; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Rest, Higgins, Sabo, Anderson and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1936: A bill for an act relating to education finance; promoting school success through
enhanced pupil attendance; providing funding for truancy reduction activities; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 120A.30; 126C.10, subdivision 3; 126C.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Chaudhary, Kiscaden, Ranum and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1937: A bill for an act relating to corrections; removing obsolete language referencing the
secure treatment unit operated by Regions Hospital; requiring predatory offenders who request risk level
reassessments to demonstrate full compliance with supervised release and other conditions; designating the
department of corrections as the agency to administer the statewide supervision data system; clarifying
language allowing the department of corrections to charge counties for the use of a correctional camp;
allowing licensed mental health professionals to admit inmates to the mental health unit at MCF-Oak Park
Heights; authorizing a corrections agent to request a review of an offender's risk level based on offender
behavior in the community; providing that offenders returned to prison as release violators do not have a
right to a risk reassessment by the end-of-confinement review committee unless substantial evidence
indicates the offender's risk has increased; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 241.021,
subdivision 4; 241.69; 242.32, subdivision 1a; and 244.052, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1938: A bill for an act relating to the city of South St. Paul; declaring that it is a public
purpose for the city to transfer a certain parcel of real estate to a private entity for construction of
single-family housing.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1939: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; enacting the Nurse Licensure Compact;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 214.10, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1940: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; providing that speeding violation less than
18 percent greater than the lawful speed not be recorded on the violator's driving record; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.12, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lessard; Moe, R.D.; Kinkel; Samuelson and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1941: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the upper
Mississippi comprehensive plan.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1942: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the taxation of certain nonmixed
municipal solid waste disposed of in a landfill; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297H.04, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1943: A bill for an act relating to local government; clarifying liability of certain investment
officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 118A.02, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Knutson, Neuville, Limmer and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1944: A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing dismissal of a charge of nonsupport of
spouse or child under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.375, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Schwab, Day, Fischbach, Sabo and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1945: A bill for an act relating to crimes; requiring law enforcement agencies to return
personal property seized under the forfeiture law if criminal charges are not filed within 30 days;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1946: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for an
interconnective pathway system to connect the city of Mounds View with Rice creek.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest, Olson, Scheid, Knutson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1947: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a task force to oversee revision of the
profile of learning and develop statewide testing consistent with the revised profile of learning;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Sams, Samuelson and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1948: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding a river as a canoe and boating
route; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 85.32, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1949: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the rate of the insurance premiums tax;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297I.05, subdivisions 1, 4, 9, 10, 12.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Krentz and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1950: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing additional on-sale intoxicating liquor
licenses for the city of Blaine.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1951: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a revolving loan fund for school
district emergency fuel assistance; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Dille and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1952: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; repealing obsolete agricultural statutes;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 17.76; 17.987; 24.001; 24.002; 24.12; 24.131; 24.135; 24.141;
24.145; 24.151; 24.155; 24.161; 24.171; 24.175; 24.18; 24.181; 33.09; 33.111; 395.14; 395.15; 395.16;
395.17; 395.18; 395.19; 395.20; 395.21; 395.22; 395.23; 395.24.

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

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 1953: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for the appointment of
supervisors for the Hennepin county soil and water conservation district; providing for the transition from
an elected to an appointed board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103C.311, by adding a
subdivision; 103C.315, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1954: A bill for an act relating to real property; requiring that septic systems be disclosed,
inspected, and, if necessary, repaired or replaced prior to transfer of real estate; adapting the existing well
disclosure form; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103I.235, subdivision 1; 115.55, subdivision
6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1955: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting certain energy efficient
products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.67, by adding subdivisions; 297A.68,
subdivision 19, and by adding a subdivision; and 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1956: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing monthly rates for group
residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144D.01, subdivision 4; 256I.05,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Higgins and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1957: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring preparation of a draft urban
rivers act.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1958: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the MFIP unearned income
provision relating to public housing and assisted rental subsidies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 256J.37, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1959: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring the pollution control agency to
provide emissions information upon request or on the Internet; appropriating money; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1960: A bill for an act relating to family law; reforming and recodifying the law relating to
marriage dissolution, child custody, child support, maintenance, and property division; making style and
form changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 518.002; 518.003, subdivisions 1 and 3;
518.005; 518.01; 518.02; 518.03; 518.04; 518.05; 518.055; 518.06; 518.07; 518.09; 518.10; 518.11;
518.12; 518.13; 518.131; 518.14, subdivision 1; 518.148; 518.155; 518.156; 518.157, subdivisions 1, 2, 3,
5, and 6; 518.158, subdivisions 2 and 4; 518.165; 518.166; 518.167, subdivisions 3, 4, and 5; 518.168;
518.1705, subdivision 6; 518.175, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8; 518.1751, subdivisions 1b, 2, 2a,
2b, 2c, and 3; 518.176; 518.177; 518.178; 518.179, subdivision 1; 518.18; 518.24; 518.25; 518.54,
subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, and 8; 518.55; 518.552; 518.58; 518.581; 518.582; 518.612; 518.619; 518.62;
518.64, subdivisions 1 and 2; 518.641; 518.642; 518.646; and 518.65; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 517A; and 518; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 517B; and 517C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 518.111; 518.17; 518.171; 518.185;
518.255; 518.54, subdivisions 2, 4a, 13, and 14; 518.551; 518.5513; 518.553; 518.57; 518.575; 518.585;
518.5851; 518.5852; 518.5853; 518.61; 518.6111; 518.614; 518.615; 518.616; 518.617; 518.618;
518.6195; 518.64, subdivisions 4, 4a, and 5; and 518.66.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1961: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing a grant to the Albert Lea
Port Authority to remodel a building for use as a business incubator; authorizing issuance of bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1962: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to
the Albert Lea Port Authority to remodel a building for use as a business incubator.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Krentz, Hottinger and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1963: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing direction to public entities for
developing bid specifications and procurement of commodities and services to promote recycled materials;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.121; 16B.122, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Oliver and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1964: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the life and health guaranty
association; modifying coverages; assessments; rights and duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 61B.19, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 61B.20, subdivisions 1, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, by adding subdivisions;
61B.22, subdivision 3; 61B.23, subdivisions 3, 4, 11, 12, 13, by adding subdivisions; 61B.24, subdivisions
4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 61B.26; 61B.27; 61B.28, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 61B.29.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Anderson; Johnson, Dave and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1965: A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing certain obsolete and redundant
trade and economic development department programs and duties; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 41A.066; 116J.541; 116J.542; 116J.8755; 116J.9671; 116J.980, subdivision 4; 116J.992.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1966: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the older adult services grant
program; funding the moratorium exception process; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty, Berglin, Higgins, Anderson and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1967: A bill for an act relating to health; enacting the Compassionate Use Act to protect
seriously ill patients from prosecution and prison for using medicinal marijuana under a physician's
supervision; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson, Metzen and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1968: A bill for an act relating to labor; requiring the certification and regulation of crane
operators; requiring rulemaking; authorizing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 184C.

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

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1969: A bill for an act relating to judgments; providing for the disclosure and satisfaction of
certain outstanding judgment debts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 550.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1970: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; restoring base funding for sustainable and
organic foods programs; restoring funding for the dairy diagnostics program; providing funding for
operation of a biological control facility; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1971: A bill for an act relating to agriculture finance; providing additional funding for manure
methane digester loans; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Dille, Murphy, Lesewski, Vickerman and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1972: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing grant assistance for the creation of
agricultural product shipper organizations; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Debbie; Neuville; Kleis; Bachmann and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1973: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school finance simplification,
clarification, and equity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 15, 16;
126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 126C.13; 126C.14; Laws 1992, chapter 499, article 7, section 32, as amended;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 122A.61; 124D.081; 124D.65; 124D.86; 126C.01, subdivision
9; 126C.05, subdivisions 3, 17; 126C.10, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19,
20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28; 126C.11; 126C.12; 126C.125; 126C.15; 126C.22; 126C.31; 126C.34;
Laws 1992, chapter 499, article 7, sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1974: A bill for an act relating to education; adding a provision to integration revenue;
providing for special education cross-subsidy aid; authorizing referendum revenue restoration;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.86, subdivision 3; 126C.17, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lesewski and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1975: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to submit a waiver amendment to expand consumer-directed community support services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1976: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing taxpayers to request notices be given to
holders of powers of attorney; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stumpf, Dille, Price, Langseth and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1977: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a hydraulic study
of the Red river north of the city of East Grand Forks.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Stumpf, Murphy, Sams and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1978: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a nontraditional agriculture magnet
program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1979: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting applicants for a temporary limited
teaching license or a personnel variance to submit their application by July 1 in any year; directing the
board of teaching to amend its rules to conform with the July 1 date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 122A.18, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Vickerman and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1980: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to operate travel
information centers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1981: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing provisions of the value-added
agricultural product processing and marketing grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
17.101, subdivision 5.

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

Senators Scheid, Kierlin, Fowler, Hottinger and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1982: A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; exempting certain sales to benefit
certain charitable organizations from the sales and use tax; providing that certain employer distributions to
persons who have made payroll or retirement deductions for combined charitable organizations are not
lotteries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.70, subdivision 13; 609.75, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1983: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for the care of students with diabetes;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1984: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; establishing an alcohol compliance
grant program; requiring certain reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 299L.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sabo; Pappas; Johnson, Dean and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1985: A bill for an act relating to transit; appropriating money to the metropolitan council for
metropolitan transit operating and capital assistance; appropriating money to the commissioner of
transportation for commuter rail projects and greater Minnesota transit operating and capital assistance.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Johnson, Dean; Schwab; Langseth and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1986: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for expenditures from the transit
assistance fund; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, to dedicate revenue
from the motor vehicle sales tax to the highway user tax distribution fund and transit assistance fund;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 174.32, subdivision 5; 297B.09, subdivision 1; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 174.32, subdivisions 2, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ourada, Langseth and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1987: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to the commissioner of
transportation for greater Minnesota interregional corridor improvements, metropolitan area bottlenecks,
and advantages to transit.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelly, R.C. and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1988: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to commissioner of
transportation to restore and rehabilitate trunk highway turnbacks and contemplated turnbacks.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Ourada; Langseth and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1989: A bill for an act relating to highways; directing the commissioner of finance to transfer
$20,000,000 from the general fund to the transportation revolving loan fund.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ourada, Schwab and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1990: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to the commissioner of
transportation for advance acquisition of trunk highway right-of-way.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Orfield and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1991: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting transit vehicles and parts
for transit vehicles from the sales tax and the motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 297A.70, by adding a subdivision; and 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pogemiller, Ranum, Foley and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1992: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; requiring physicians to disclose all information
regarding any errors in the diagnosis, care, or treatment of their patients or residents; providing civil
penalties and remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.651, subdivision 9; and 144.652,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Knutson, Neuville and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1993: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; classifying certain data relating to the
examination of health maintenance organizations as nonpublic data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 62D.14, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Knutson, Kleis, Sabo, Langseth and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1994: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1995: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; authorizing legislative assistants for
legislators; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Bachmann and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1996: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to cease imposing on the states
unwelcome mandates under Title I of the Improving America's Schools Act.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1997: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the annual financing
of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain
obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1998: A bill for an act relating to the city of Gaylord; extending the time for approval of a
special law relating to a tax increment financing district in the city.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.