State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Second Day


Thursday, March 15, 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 Tomassoni, Day, Scheid and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1609: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing limited personal use of fireworks;
requiring an affidavit of safety guidelines; providing for criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Rest, Hottinger, Larson, Belanger and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1610: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating liquidations and investments of
insurers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 60B.44, subdivision 4; 60L.01, subdivision 14;
60L.10, subdivision 1; 61A.276, subdivision 2; 61A.28, subdivision 6; 61A.29, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1611: A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; making technical changes;
modifying procedures for grants to rehabilitation facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
268A.06, subdivision 1; and 268A.08; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 268A.06, subdivision 3.

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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1612: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for uniformity with certain federal
dairy regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 31.101, by adding a subdivision; 32.21,
subdivision 4; 32.394, subdivision 4; 32.415; 32.475, subdivision 2; and 32.70, subdivisions 7 and 8;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 32.471, subdivision 1; 32.474; 32.481, subdivision 2; 32.529;
32.53; 32.531, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, and 7; 32.5311; 32.5312; 32.532; 32.533; 32.534; and 32.55,
subdivisions 15, 16, and 17.

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

Senators Knutson, Frederickson and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1613: A bill for an act relating to the environment; expanding the pollution control agency's
authority to expedite permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116.07, subdivision 4d.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Cohen, Anderson, Orfield and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1614: A bill for an act relating to relating to civil law; providing for civil actions against the
state under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

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

Senators Sams, Solon, Stevens, Scheid and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1615: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for greater flexibility, and simplifying
regulation, of health care coverage products; establishing a process for further regulatory reform;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.146; 62A.148; 62A.17, subdivisions 2, 5; 62A.20,
subdivision 2; 62A.21, subdivision 2a; 62A.65, subdivision 5; 62C.11, subdivisions 2, 3; 62C.142,
subdivision 2a; 62D.02, subdivision 8; 62D.08, subdivision 5; 62D.101, subdivision 2a; 62D.12,
subdivision 2; 62D.14, subdivisions 1, 4a; 62E.16; 62M.02, subdivision 21; 62N.25, subdivision 7;
62Q.07; 62Q.185; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62D; 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stevens and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1616: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing the use of dogs to take bear;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97B.205; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 97B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Anderson, Sabo, Cohen and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1617: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for voluntary paid parental leave;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.

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

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1618: A bill for an act relating to land use; prohibiting adoption of official controls that
conflict with a local land use plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 394.24, subdivision 1; and
462.357, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1619: A bill for an act relating to housing; streamlining the residential development process;
authorizing the state building official to have final interpretive authority of the State Building Code;
authorizing the construction codes advisory council to establish a technical advisory group; requiring a
report; establishing the State Building Code as the building standard for the state of Minnesota; authorizing
municipalities to require developers to include affordable housing; modifying the requirements for
adoption or amendment of zoning ordinances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.63, by
adding a subdivision; 327A.01, subdivision 2; 327A.02, subdivisions 1 and 3; 462.351; 462.352, by adding
a subdivision; and 462.357, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 462.357, subdivision 5.

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

Senators Chaudhary; Fowler; Stumpf; Kelly, R.C. and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1620: A bill for an act relating to education; reducing early elementary class size;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Johnson, Dave and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1621: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in constructing or renovating various city facilities for the city
of Bloomington; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and
297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 1622: A bill for an act relating to state employment; making technical and housekeeping
changes; classifying employee identification numbers as public data; extending a pilot project; placing
department of human services chief executive officers in the unclassified service; repealing provisions
governing appointment of human services chief executive officers and law enforcement vacation donation;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.43, subdivision 2; and 43A.08, subdivision 1; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 43A.04, subdivision 8; and 246.02.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1623: A bill for an act relating to energy; directing public utilities commission to establish
programs for low-income utility customers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 216B.16,
subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Ranum, Anderson, Cohen, Belanger and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1624: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a grant for a residential
rehabilitative program for chemically dependent women leaving prostitution; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1625: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for Farmamerica -
Minnesota's Agricultural Interpretive Center; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1626: A bill for an act relating to state government; revising provisions governing
compensation of boards and advisory groups; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 15.059,
subdivision 3; 15.0575, subdivision 3; and 214.09, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1627: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for costs related to
compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest, Betzold, Tomassoni, Metzen and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1628: A bill for an act relating to state government; reclassifying certain Minnesota state
colleges and universities positions as classified; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 43A.08,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Belanger and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1629: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used on constructing a joint public safety training facility for the
cities of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, and Edina, and the Metropolitan Airports Commission; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1630: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the moratorium
on new nursing facility beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ranum and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1631: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting low-income housing owned by a
qualified nonprofit agency from property taxation; exempting construction and rehabilitation of
low-income housing owned by a qualified nonprofit agency from the sales tax; providing for payments in
lieu of taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by
adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Krentz; Stumpf; Johnson, Doug and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1632: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the commission on
national and community service for the service learning program.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1633: A bill for an act relating to joint powers authority; authorizing a joint powers board that
owns and operates sewage treatment facilities to issue general obligation bonds backed by the full faith
and credit of the member governmental units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 471.59,
subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1634: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to complete
construction of the Longville city hall ambulance building; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Samuelson, Sams, Higgins, Kiscaden and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1635: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding medical assistance to cover
intensive early intervention behavior therapy for autistic children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Chaudhary, Pappas, Robertson and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1636: A bill for an act relating to education; improving the financial reporting systems and
financial management practices of charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.10,
subdivisions 4, 17, 23, and by adding a subdivision; and 124D.11, subdivision 9, and by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Chaudhary, Sams and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1637: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; expanding the long-term care
credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.0672, subdivision 2, and by
adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Chaudhary, Reiter, Marty and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1638: A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; appropriating money for
subregional regional planning.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Limmer, Olson, Reiter, Bachmann and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 1639: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; and
297A.991, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1640: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing retailers a deduction from the amount of
sales tax remitted to compensate for costs of collecting the tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
289A.31, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Terwilliger, Anderson, Pappas, Robertson and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1641: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for home ownership
assistance and homebuyer education.

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

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Orfield; Scheid; Johnson, Dean and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1642: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for grants related to
the investigation and prosecution of criminal gangs.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1643: A bill for an act relating to highways; directing commissioner of transportation to place
directional signs for certain colleges and universities on I-94.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Chaudhary; Day; Wiger and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1644: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to promptly provide aid to the
victims of the January 26 earthquake in India.

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

Senators Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1645: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a student worker program to
encourage employment of protected group and economically disadvantaged persons; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Limmer, Frederickson, Marty, Kiscaden and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1646: A bill for an act relating to the fair campaign practices act; prohibiting use of the name,
image, or voice of certain candidates in public service messages or advertising by state agencies;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Sabo and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1647: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a residential academy.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Betzold; Robling; Stevens; Orfield and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1648: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing appropriation of money from 911
fees to provide assistance for certain emergency telephone service costs in the metropolitan area;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.901, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1649: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for judicial retention elections;
providing for an instant runoff election in state offices; providing for a vote for "none of the above" in state
offices; creating a campaign jury; changing the dates of the party caucuses and the state primary; providing
for absentee voting without qualification; creating a state fund for the purchase of voting tabulation
equipment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.31, by adding a
subdivision; 202A.14, subdivision 1; 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 204B.06,
subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; 204B.09, subdivision 1; 204B.34, subdivision 3; 204B.36,
subdivisions 4 and 5; 204C.40, by adding a subdivision; 204D.03, subdivision 1; and 204D.08, subdivision
6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A and 204B.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Tomassoni, Langseth and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1650: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for revenue for extracurricular
activities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Langseth and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1651: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for revenue for transportation for staff
development; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Langseth and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1652: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the general education revenue formula;
modifying the referendum allowance for the referendum revenue program; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 126C.10, subdivision 1; and 126C.17, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1653: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing limits on liability of certain nonprofit
corporations securing or maintaining homes for dependent children or providing day training and
habilitation services for adults with mental retardation and daytime developmental achievement center
services for children with mental retardation and related conditions; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Neuville, Limmer, Berglin, Ranum and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1654: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the group residential housing
supplementary rate for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256I.05, subdivision
1e.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1655: 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 Raymond;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, Dean and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1656: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for travel information
facilities in the upper Minnesota valley.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1657: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for state payment of court administration
costs in the second judicial district; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
97A.065, subdivision 2; 179A.103, subdivision 1; 273.1398, by adding a subdivision; 299D.03,
subdivision 5; 357.021, subdivision 1a; 480.181, subdivision 1; 487.02, subdivision 2; 487.33, subdivision
5; and 574.34, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1658: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing creation of housing replacement tax
increment financing projects in the cities of Mounds View and New Brighton; amending Laws 1995,
chapter 264, article 5, section 44, subdivision 4, as amended; Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, section 45,
subdivision 1, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1659: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for a level 1 feedlot inventory.

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

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1660: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for grants for law
enforcement costs associated with methamphetamine labs.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1661: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the city zoo in Little
Falls.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Sabo and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1662: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; airport property; attaching the territory of
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to special school district No. 1; eliminating the school district
property tax exemption for the St. Paul intermediate airport; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
473.625.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1663: A bill for an act relating to cities; increasing census figures by the three percent margin
of error to continue state aid; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1664: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; providing data practices
provisions for occupational safety and health investigations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
182.659, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pogemiller and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 1665: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing an exception to the restriction on
contributions to supplemental pension plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 356.24,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Murphy and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1666: A bill for an act relating to commerce; allowing licensing exemption for certain sales of
horse trailers and temporary sales of recreational vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
168.27, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1667: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a transitional
employment training project.

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

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1668: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money from federal TANF funds
for a transitional employment training project.

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

Senators Scheid, Murphy, Kleis, Hottinger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1669: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a technical college printing and
publishing program; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Stevens, Schwab, Fischbach, Neuville and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1670: A bill for an act relating to public safety; enacting the Minnesota Citizens' Personal
Protection Act of 2001; recognizing the inherent right of law-abiding citizens to self-protection through the
lawful use of self-defense; providing a system under which responsible, competent adults can exercise
their right to self-protection by authorizing them to obtain a permit to carry a pistol; providing criminal
penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 624.714, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, by
adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 624.714, subdivisions 1, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1671: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; requiring educational agencies
and institutions to provide certain data to military recruiting officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 13.32, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Kierlin; Stumpf; Chaudhary and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1672: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding telecommunication access revenue
program to intermediate school districts; creating an improved technology and curriculum development
grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 125B.20, subdivision 1;
125B.25, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, subdivision 13; Laws 2000, chapter 489, article
5, section 28, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 134; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 125B.20, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Samuelson, Sams, Kiscaden, Stevens and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1673: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions for family and adult
self-sufficiency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256D.053, subdivision 1; 256J.11,
subdivision 3; 256J.24, subdivision 10; 256J.39, subdivision 2; 256J.42, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, and by
adding subdivisions; 256J.46, subdivisions 1, 2a, and by adding a subdivision; 256J.48, subdivision 2;
256J.50, subdivisions 1 and 7; 256J.52, subdivision 2; 256J.53, subdivision 1; 256J.62, subdivision 9; and
256J.625, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256J.46, subdivision 1a; and 256J.53, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1674: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing use of unmarked motor vehicles
by investigators of gambling control board and exempting their vehicles from payment of registration tax;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.54, subdivision 2; 168.012, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Solon and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1675: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing additional on-sale intoxicating liquor
licenses for the city of St. Louis Park.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1676: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association and first class city
teacher retirement fund associations; authorizing the purchase of developmental achievement center or day
activity center teaching service credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 354.536, subdivision 1;
354A.101, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sams, Vickerman, Stumpf, Langseth and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1677: A bill for an act relating to county agricultural societies; providing indexed funding
levels for exhibitor awards; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 38.02,
subdivision 1.

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

Senators Rest, Vickerman and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1678: A bill for an act relating to insurance; removing certain state involvement with the state
fund mutual insurance company; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 79.371; 176A.01; 176A.02;
176A.03; 176A.04; 176A.05; 176A.06; 176A.07; 176A.08; 176A.09; 176A.10; 176A.11; and 176A.12.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sams, Berglin, Foley, Kiscaden and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1679: A bill for an act relating to mental health; establishing a children's mental health
screening, diagnosis, and treatment demonstration project administered by the commissioner of health;
requiring a report to the legislature; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Robertson, Metzen, Vickerman, Stevens and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1680: A bill for an act relating to state government; programs administered by the department
of administration; modifying privacy provisions; extending the expiration date of certain advisory
councils; extending the term of the shared-savings program for energy conservation in state-owned
buildings; authorizing Indian tribal governments to be served by the state information infrastructure;
adding political subdivisions to the state risk management program; repealing statutory authority for the
citizens council on Voyageurs National Park; canceling the conveyance of surplus land to Sauk Centre;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.64; 16B.055, by adding a subdivision; 16B.27, subdivision
3; 16B.32, subdivision 2; 16B.465, subdivision 1a; 16B.76, subdivision 1; 16B.85, subdivisions 2 and 3;
and 16C.17, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 84B.11; Laws 2000, chapter 326.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1681: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for additional disabled access levy
authority for independent school district No. 2159, Buffalo Lake-Hector.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1682: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing funding for senior nutrition
meals; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1683: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Minnesota rural
partners.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1684: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for renewable energy production incentive
payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 216C.41.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1685: A bill for an act relating to Goodhue county; permitting the appointment of the
auditor-treasurer.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Terwilliger, Langseth, Metzen and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1686: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI,
section 5; allowing general obligation bonds to be issued for highways.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 1687: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing major transportation project fund
for highway and transit projects; allocating proceeds from sales tax on motor vehicles to highway user tax
distribution fund and major transportation project fund; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a section to article XIV to dedicate revenues from motor vehicle sales tax to major
transportation project fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297B.09,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1688: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for administration of the state
employee combined charities campaign; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
43A.04, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Vickerman and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1689: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring a study of and report on certain grain
inspection fees; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1690: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying fees related to wells and borings;
establishing fees for the licensing of radioactive material and source and special nuclear material;
providing for inspections; modifying environmental laboratory certification and certain facility fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103I.101, subdivision 6; 103I.112; 103I.208, subdivisions 1,
2; 103I.235, subdivision 1; 103I.525, subdivisions 2, 6, 8, 9; 103I.531, subdivisions 2, 6, 8, 9; 103I.535,
subdivisions 2, 6, 8, 9; 103I.541, subdivisions 2b, 4, 5; 103I.545; 144.122; 144.98, subdivision 3;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1691: A bill for an act relating to elections; appropriating money for Kids Voting Minnesota
and participating school districts.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

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

S.F. No. 1692: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying that publicly owned parking facilities are
exempt from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Wiger and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1693: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of St. Paul to issue on-sale wine
and malt liquor licenses to the Great American History Theater and Flanagan's Wake at the Palace
Theatre; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 340A.404, subdivision 2b.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1694: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations;
clarifying the application of the open meeting law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13D.01,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1695: A bill for an act relating to transportation; limiting license registration taxes on
passenger automobiles; providing for appropriations from the transit assistance fund; dedicating certain
revenue from the sales tax to the transit assistance fund; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, to dedicate net proceeds from the motor vehicle sales tax to the highway user tax
distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 168.013, subdivision 1a; 174.32,
subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 297A.94; and 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Pogemiller, Stevens, Higgins, Orfield and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1696: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the Minneapolis police relief
association to conduct a referendum of its members in accordance with certain procedures; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 423B.05, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1697: A bill for an act relating to railroads; authorizing local units of government to establish
"quiet zones," subject to federal law and regulation, in which audible locomotive warning devices are
regulated or prohibited; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 1698: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the St. Paul port
authority to remove blight around the Trout Brook area.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1699: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the St. Paul Port
Authority to reestablish habitat in the Trout Brook area and for recreational and environmental educational
opportunities.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1700: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to the city of St.
Paul for improvements on Raspberry Island; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Solon, Metzen, Higgins and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1701: A bill for an act relating to centers for independent living; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1702: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; directing the departments of
administration and health to adopt the newest editions of certain standards; clarifying the licensing
requirements for pipe layers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 326.243; 326.37, subdivisions 1,
3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1703: A bill for an act relating to Steele county; providing for the imposition of the production
tax on aggregate materials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 298.75, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1704: A bill for an act relating to cities; allowing the charter to prohibit members of the
governing body of the city from serving on the charter commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 410.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pogemiller, Terwilliger, Betzold and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1705: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying the administrative provisions of the
first class city teacher pension funds; classifying certain data; providing for the monthly payment of lump
sum benefits to certain retirees for first class city teacher pension funds and the Minneapolis employees
retirement fund; providing reporting and remittance requirements; granting authority to amend articles of
incorporation to the Minneapolis teachers retirement fund association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 354A.011, subdivision 24; 354A.12, subdivision 5; 354A.31, subdivision 3; 354A.35, subdivision
4; and 356A.06, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 354A;
and 356; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 354A.026; 356.86; and 356.865.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1706: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing public elementary and secondary school
students to possess and use asthma medications; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Vickerman; Metzen; Johnson, Dean; Day and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1707: A bill for an act relating to public safety; defining certain employees of the
commissioner of public safety as public safety officers for purposes of public safety officer's survivor
benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 299A.41, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1708: A bill for an act relating to education; developing special education services and access
to information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 122A.18, by adding a subdivision; 122A.61,
subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Fowler; Murphy; Dille and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 1709: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; exempting certain towed implements of
husbandry from requirement to display tail lamps; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 169.50, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1710: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in constructing or improving certain buildings in the city of
New Ulm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson, Schwab, Kleis, Ranum and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1711: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting making counterfeit drivers' licenses and
identification cards or having instruments and material for counterfeiting drivers' licenses and
identification cards; imposing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Schwab, Lesewski, Scheevel, Fischbach and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1712: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying provisions of the sex offender
registration law, registration law for other offenders, and law requiring submission of a biological
specimen for DNA testing; providing criminal penalties; requiring additional offenders to submit a
biological specimen for DNA testing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 243.166, subdivisions
1, 3, 4a, 6; 243.167, subdivision 1; 609.117, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
243.166, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1713: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in constructing a community center in the city of Eagan;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Robertson, Sabo, Pogemiller, Betzold and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1714: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; providing for design-build contracts;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Scheid, Knutson, Marty, Limmer and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1715: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating liability for issuing dishonored
checks; regulating charges, civil penalties, and time limits; modifying certain notice requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 332.50, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Chaudhary, Metzen and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 1716: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring the commissioner of children, families,
and learning to amend graduation standards rules to add instruction in the history and traditions of national
symbols, including, but not limited to, flags, oaths, and anthems.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Marty and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1717: A bill for an act relating to elections; increasing disclosure of contributions and
expenditures for local political campaigns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 211A.02,
subdivisions 1, 2.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1718: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for reimbursement grants
to organizations that have contributed members to the criminal gang strike force.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest, Robertson, Lourey, Olson and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 1719: A bill for an act relating to education; funding the on-line computer-based library
catalogue system in state agency libraries; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni, Pappas, Ranum, Sabo and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1720: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for multicounty, multitype
library systems.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Anderson, Marty, Ranum, Betzold and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1721: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating the use of genetic testing in
employment; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senators Higgins, Berglin, Sams, Robertson and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1722: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for mental health
services under certain circumstances; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
256B.76.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1723: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing program options for certain
persons with developmental disabilities; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Ranum, Sams and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1724: A bill for an act relating to welfare; providing exemptions from and extensions of the
60-month time limit on MFIP assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256J.42, subdivision
5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1725: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing for classification of
certain data; eliminating reporting redundancy; abolishing administrative remedies; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 13.719, by adding a subdivision; 138.17, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.081.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ranum, Stumpf, Robertson, Krentz and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1726: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring the adoption of technology standards;
establishing technology for staff development grants; requiring a statewide audit of technology;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Ranum and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1727: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; implementing an automated victim
notification system; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Rest and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1728: A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a grant for the metro
homework hotline; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1729: A bill for an act relating to highways; advancing construction projects on I-494;
suspending construction of I-35W/trunk highway No. 62 improvement project until I-494 work is
completed; redirecting available funds from I-35W/trunk highway No. 62 project to I-494 project;
imposing moratorium on issuance of certain permits and adoption of certain ordinances.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Vickerman, Metzen, Larson, Knutson and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 1730: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the director of the
office of strategic and long-range planning for a grant to Government Training Service.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Debbie; Oliver; Langseth; Kierlin and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1731: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing class rates on commercial and
industrial property, utility property, and apartments; increasing the education homestead credit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 273.13, subdivisions 24 and 25; and 273.1382, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheevel, Ourada, Wiger, Kiscaden and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 1732: A bill for an act relating to education; creating high performance school facilities pilot
projects in independent school districts Nos. 728 and 535, Elk River and Rochester; requiring an integrated
facilities plan; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lourey, Berglin, Wiger, Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1733: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a task force to study certain
works of art in the capitol.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1734: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Mississippi
riverbank stabilization project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1735: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing partial funding for Farm Connect;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pogemiller, Terwilliger, Betzold and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1736: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state colleges and universities;
modifying annuity program provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 136F.45, subdivision
1a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Vickerman; Johnson, Doug; Frederickson; Johnson, Dave and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1737: A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a program to assist with purchases of
manufactured homes; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
462A.

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

Senators Terwilliger; Stevens; Johnson, Dean; Pogemiller and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1738: A bill for an act relating to retirement; including certain correctional employees in the
correctional employees retirement plan; providing coverage for prior state service for certain persons;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 352.91, subdivision 3g.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1739: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
independent school district No. 173, Mountain Lake.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Anderson, Higgins, Cohen and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 1740: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for WomenVenture.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Higgins, Cohen and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 1741: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for grants to the
Metropolitan Economic Development Association.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wiener; Kinkel; Kleis; Moe, R.D. and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1742: A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating
money for higher education asset preservation and replacement; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Krentz; Hottinger; Johnson, Doug; Dille and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1743: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for revenues and expenditures
from the environmental fund; establishing a remediation fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 16A.531, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 115.073; 115.56, subdivision 4;
115A.908, subdivisions 1, 2; 115A.9651, subdivision 6; 115B.17, subdivisions 6, 7, 14, 16; 115B.19;
115B.20; 115B.22, subdivision 7; 115B.25, subdivisions 1a, 4; 115B.26; 115B.30; 115B.31, subdivisions
1, 3, 4; 115B.32, subdivision 1; 115B.33, subdivision 1; 115B.34; 115B.36; 115B.40, subdivision 4;
115B.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 115B.42, subdivision 2; 115B.421; 115B.445; 115B.48, subdivision 2;
115B.49, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 115B.50, subdivision 3; 116.07, subdivisions 4d, 4h; 116.994; 116C.834,
subdivision 1; 297H.13, subdivisions 1, 2; 325E.10, subdivision 1; 325E.112, subdivision 3; 469.175,
subdivision 7; 473.843, subdivision 2; 473.844, subdivisions 1, 1a; 473.845, subdivisions 3, 7, 8; 473.846;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 2.0230; 115B.02, subdivision 1a; 115B.19; 115B.22, subdivision 8; 115B.42, subdivision 1;
115B.48, subdivision 2; 115B.49, subdivision 1; 116.12; 297H.13, subdivisions 3, 4; 325E.113; 473.845,
subdivisions 1, 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 7002.0210; 7002.0220; 7002.0230; 7002.0240; 7002.0250;
7002.0270; 7002.0280; 7002.0290; 7002.0300; 7002.0305; 7002.0310.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins, Fischbach, Sams, Hottinger and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1744: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for certain mental health coverage;
prohibiting certain payment methods for health maintenance organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 62D.102; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Anderson, Robertson, Higgins and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1745: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the department of economic and
workforce development; transferring certain duties of the departments of trade and economic development,
economic security, and labor and industry; providing for a transition team; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 15.01.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Cohen, Langseth, Stevens and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1746: A bill for an act relating to public administration; providing for design-build contracts;
providing for exempt rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.31, subdivision 1; 16B.33,
subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas, Oliver, Scheid and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1747: A bill for an act relating to commerce; banning the sale or rental of certain video games
to children; prohibiting the public showing, display, or other exhibition of certain video games in specified
places; providing remedies; requiring a study; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325I.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Bachmann, Olson and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1748: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a
section to article XI; prohibiting the use of state funds for abortion services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1749: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing continued funding for the Passing on
the Farm Center; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Schwab; Limmer and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1750: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing local government units to
establish a financial crimes investigation unit; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 299A.68.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Metzen, Lessard, Limmer and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1751: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax; removing access to amusement
devices from the definition of a taxable service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.61,
subdivision 16.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Solon, Scheid and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1752: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the use of machines to premix and
dispense intoxicating liquor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 340A.508, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Pappas, Olson, Stumpf and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1753: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing, modifying, and expanding certain
provisions of the kindergarten through grade 12 education code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 120A.05, by adding subdivisions; 120A.22, subdivisions 1, 5; 120B.11, subdivision 5; 120B.22,
subdivision 1; 121A.06; 121A.11, subdivision 1; 121A.15; 121A.26; 121A.27; 121A.28; 121A.29,
subdivision 1; 121A.32, subdivision 1; 121A.34; 121A.55; 121A.69, subdivision 3; 122A.09, subdivision
6; 122A.15; 122A.22; 122A.40, subdivisions 3, 5, 8, 19; 122A.41, subdivision 15; 122A.51; 122A.58,
subdivision 1; 122A.60, subdivision 1; 122A.68, subdivisions 1, 7; 122A.69; 122A.70, subdivision 2;
122A.91; 122A.92; 123A.06, subdivision 1; 123B.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 123B.04, subdivisions 2, 5;
123B.09, subdivision 8; 123B.143, subdivision 1; 123B.147; 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.43; 123B.445;
123B.49, subdivisions 1, 4; 123B.51, subdivisions 1, 5; 123B.73, subdivision 1; 123B.83, subdivision 1;
123B.90, subdivision 2; 123B.91, subdivision 1; 124D.02, subdivision 1; 124D.03, subdivision 3;
124D.09, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 12; 124D.10, subdivisions 1, 6, 15, 19; 124D.115, subdivision 3; 124D.118,
subdivisions 2, 3; 124D.28, subdivision 1; 124D.29, by adding a subdivision; 124D.30, subdivision 3;
124D.34, subdivision 4; 124D.35; 124D.37; 124D.40, subdivision 2; 124D.41; 124D.42, subdivision 7;
124D.46, subdivision 1; 124D.47, subdivision 2; 124D.49, subdivision 3; 124D.50, subdivisions 2, 3;
124D.65, subdivision 6; 124D.74, subdivision 1; 124D.88, subdivision 2; 124D.892; 124D.894; 124D.94,
subdivisions 2, 4; 125B.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 125B.20, subdivisions 1, 4; 126C.05, subdivision 1;
126C.17, subdivision 11; 126C.31; 126C.48, subdivision 8; 127A.05, subdivisions 1, 3; 127A.06;
127A.41, subdivision 7; 127A.42, subdivision 2; 129C.10, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 120A.41; 120B.10;
120B.11, subdivisions 3, 4, 7; 120B.24; 121A.03, subdivision 3; 121A.11, subdivision 2; 121A.16;
121A.32, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 121A.41, subdivision 3; 122A.162; 122A.19, subdivision 2; 122A.32;
122A.33; 122A.40, subdivision 6; 122A.42; 122A.43, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6; 122A.45; 122A.49;
122A.52; 122A.53; 122A.54; 122A.55; 122A.56; 122A.57; 122A.71; 122A.72; 122A.75; 123A.06,
subdivision 3; 123A.07; 123A.15, subdivision 1; 123A.35; 123A.36; 123A.37; 123A.38; 123A.39,
subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 123A.40; 123A.41, subdivisions 1, 4; 123A.43; 123B.02, subdivisions 5, 6, 9, 10, 11,
13, 16; 123B.04, subdivision 4; 123B.11; 123B.147, subdivisions 1, 3; 123B.15; 123B.16; 123B.17;
123B.18; 123B.19; 123B.40; 123B.49, subdivisions 2, 3; 123B.51, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 123B.744;
123B.84; 123B.87; 123B.88, subdivisions 11, 12, 13, 18, 20, 21, 22; 123B.93; 123B.95, subdivision 3;
124D.02, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 124D.03, subdivisions 5, 7, 9, 10; 124D.06; 124D.07; 124D.081,
subdivision 1; 124D.09, subdivisions 2, 8, 25, 26; 124D.10, subdivision 13; 124D.115, subdivisions 1, 2;
124D.118, subdivision 1; 124D.12; 124D.121; 124D.122; 124D.123; 124D.124; 124D.125; 124D.126;
124D.127; 124D.128, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6; 124D.31; 124D.34, subdivision 5; 124D.43; 124D.46,
subdivision 3; 124D.47, subdivision 1; 124D.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 124D.60, subdivision 3; 124D.65,
subdivisions 8, 9, 10; 124D.68, subdivision 1; 124D.72; 124D.81, subdivision 7; 124D.88, subdivision 1;
124D.895; 124D.90, subdivision 5; 124D.91; 124D.92; 124D.93; 125B.02; 125B.07, subdivisions 1, 3, 5;
125B.09; 125B.11; 127A.05, subdivision 5; 127A.41, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 3505.4300;
3520.0400; 3530.2610; 3530.2612; 3530.2614; 3530.2616; 3530.2618; 3530.2620; 3530.2622; 3530.2624;
3530.2626; 3530.2628; 3530.2630; 3530.2632; 3530.2634; 3530.2636; 3530.2638; 3530.2640; 3530.2642;
3530.2644; 3545.0600; 3545.0700; 3545.0800; 3545.0900; 3550.0100.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lourey, Ring, Sams, Higgins and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1754: A bill for an act relating to special education; establishing regional centers on
autism-related disorders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Stumpf, Rest and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1755: A bill for an act relating to public employees; establishing a mandatory statewide health
insurance plan for school district employees; providing for postretirement health insurance coverage
through individual trust funds; establishing a labor-management team to design the insurance plan;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas, Ranum, Scheid and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1756: A bill for an act relating to violence; requiring the department of children, families, and
learning to prepare a report on effective ways to control juvenile access to violent video games; requiring a
scientific study on how violent video games encourage aggressive acts by juveniles.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 1757: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the maximum sum of the rates of certain
sales taxes imposed by the city of Minneapolis; amending Laws 1986, chapter 396, section 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheid; Hottinger; Terwilliger; Johnson, Doug and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1758: A bill for an act relating to elections; adopting an instant runoff voting system;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 200.02, by adding a subdivision;
204B.03; 204B.04, subdivision 2; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 204D.05, subdivision
3; 204D.08, subdivision 3; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 204D.12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 204C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 204B.04, subdivision 3; 204B.13,
subdivision 4; 204D.05, subdivision 2; 204D.07, subdivision 3; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.10,
subdivision 3; 205.065; 205A.03.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1759: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for payment of a sales tax rebate;
providing for an automatic rebate under certain circumstances; providing for transfer of unclaimed rebates
to be used to fund education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16A.1522,
subdivisions 2, 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Moe, R.D.; Robertson; Higgins and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1760: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for the administration of workforce
development programs; changing the composition for the job skills partnership board; requiring
performance standards and reporting; creating a governor's workforce development council executive
committee; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116L.02; 116L.03;
116L.04, by adding a subdivision; 116L.05, by adding a subdivision; 268.665, by adding subdivisions.

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