State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twentieth Day


Thursday, March 8, 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 Krentz, Price and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1337: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyances and public and private
sales of certain tax-forfeited lands in Washington county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Fowler and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1338: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Fairmont to impose a sales
and use tax and an excise tax on sales of motor vehicles.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1339: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the Minnesota
Entrepreneurs Partnership Assistance Act; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116O.

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

Senators Johnson, Dave; Anderson; Johnson, Debbie; Knutson and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1340: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a rental housing
assistance program for persons with mental illness.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Higgins, Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1341: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring disclosure of the form of care or treatment
provided in certain special care status units; providing penalties and remedies; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 8.31, subdivision 1; 144A.4605, subdivision 4; and 144D.06; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Bachmann and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1342: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; providing for annexation elections in certain
cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 414.031, subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Reiter, Robling, Limmer, Pariseau and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1343: A bill for an act relating to crimes; enabling peace officers to execute search warrants
on foreign corporations doing business in Minnesota to search for electronic evidence; allowing Minnesota
corporations engaged in electronic communication services or remote computing services to provide
electronic evidence when served with search warrants issued from other jurisdictions; enhancing penalties
for dissemination and possession of pornographic work involving minors; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 617.247, subdivisions 3 and 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
626.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1344: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating payment of wages; prohibiting
employers from requiring employees or job applicants to pay for background checks or training; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 181.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
181.

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

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1345: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the Vital Statistics Act; modifying access
to adoption records; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.212,
subdivisions 2a, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 11; 144.214, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 144.215, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6,
and 7; 144.217; 144.218; 144.221, subdivisions 1 and 3; 144.222, subdivision 2; 144.223; 144.225,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7; 144.226, subdivisions 1 and 3; 144.227; and 260C.317, subdivision 4;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 144.1761; 144.217, subdivision 4; and 144.219.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1346: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions rendered obsolete
by the electronic licensing system; modifying the disposition of certain taxes and proceeds; clarifying
certain licensing and training requirements; providing for removal of submerged vehicles; modifying
watercraft license and title provisions; clarifying sale of live animals and animal portions; modifying
rulemaking authority; modifying certain license revocation provisions; clarifying taxidermy and bow
fishing provisions; modifying fish house requirements; repealing certain fleeing provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 6.48; 84.788, subdivisions 3 and 4; 84.796; 84.798, subdivisions 3 and
5; 84.82, subdivision 2; 84.83, subdivisions 3 and 5; 84.862, subdivisions 1 and 2; 84.872, subdivision 1;
84.922, subdivisions 2 and 3; 86B.401, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 86B.705, subdivision 2; 86B.820,
subdivision 13; 86B.825, subdivision 1; 86B.830, subdivision 1; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 97A.105,
subdivisions 4 and 9; 97A.421, subdivision 1; 97A.425, subdivision 1; 97A.441, subdivision 1; 97A.512;
97B.055, subdivision 2; 97C.355, subdivision 1; and 297A.94; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 86B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 84.792; and 84.801.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Schwab, Chaudhary and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1347: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a sex offender assessment;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.3452, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 1348: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; adopting a new compact for interstate
adult offender supervision and repealing the existing compact; creating an advisory council on interstate
adult offender supervision; requiring the appointment of a compact administrator; requiring reports;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 243.16.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Wiener; Kelley, S.P.; Larson and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1349: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the board of
regents for the Rural Minnesota Technology Service Center at the Crookston campus.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Krentz, Price, Knutson, Lessard and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending certain advisory committees;
modifying contracting authority; modifying stamp requirements; allowing certain grant money to carry
forward; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 15.059, subdivision 5a;
84.025, subdivision 7; 84.0887, subdivision 4; 84.83, subdivision 3; 86A.21; 93.002, subdivision 1;
97A.045, subdivision 7; 97A.055, subdivision 4a; 97A.405, subdivision 2; 97A.411, subdivision 2;
97A.473, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5; 97A.474, subdivisions 2 and 3; 97A.475, subdivisions 5 and 10;
97A.485, subdivision 6; 97B.721; 97C.305; and 116P.06, subdivision 1; Laws 1996, chapter 407, section
32, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Krentz, Lessard, Tomassoni, Stevens and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1351: A bill for an act relating to the environment; extending the expiration date of the solid
waste council and the prevention, reduction, and recycling advisory council; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 15.059, subdivision 5a; and 115A.12.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1352: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying child immunization requirements;
providing for rulemaking by the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
121A.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 121A.15, subdivisions 4, 6, and 10.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ourada, Day and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1353: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying certain language; changing certain
requirements and procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 201.022; 201.091, subdivision
4; 202A.19, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 5; 203B.06, by adding a subdivision; 203B.11, by adding
a subdivision; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.07, subdivision 2; 204B.09, subdivisions 1 and 3; 204B.20;
204B.21, subdivision 1; 204B.22, subdivision 1; 204B.23; 204B.28, subdivision 1; 204B.45, subdivision 2;
204B.46; 204C.03, subdivision 1; 204D.24, subdivision 2; 205.02, subdivision 1; 205.185, subdivisions 2
and 3; 205A.02; 205A.11, subdivision 2; 211A.02, subdivisions 1 and 4; 358.10; and 367.03, subdivision
6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 200 and 201; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 204B.06, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1354: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the state lottery to offer games
involving sports wagering and sports wagering pools; authorizing sports bookmaking under licenses issued
by the director of the state lottery; imposing a tax on licensed sports bookmaking; creating a Minnesota
active recreation fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 349A.01, by adding a subdivision;
349A.02, subdivision 3; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 11; 349A.08; 349A.09;
349A.10, subdivisions 4 and 5; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12; 349A.13; 609.75, subdivision 7;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1355: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for more accurate election results;
authorizing and financing certain equipment upgrades; eliminating certain obsolete language; providing for
translation of voting instructions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
204B.22, subdivision 3; 204B.27, by adding a subdivision; and 206.81; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 204C.15, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Wiger, Krentz and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1356: A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing the environmental assistance
revolving loan account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.0716, by
adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ring, Murphy, Dille and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1357: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; restoring base funding levels for sustainable and
organic foods programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Ring, Murphy, Dille and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1358: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; adopting federal rules; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 18B.06, subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; 18C.121, by adding
subdivisions; 21.85, by adding a subdivision; 25.40, subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; and
29.237.

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

Senators Scheevel, Kiscaden, Kierlin, Day and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1359: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a solid waste
recovery facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheevel, Kierlin, Kiscaden, Day and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1360: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money for a solid waste recovery facility.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Berglin, Pariseau, Kiscaden and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1361: A bill for an act relating to health care; providing dental access grants; creating a dental
access advisory committee; increasing the reimbursement rate for certain dental care providers;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256B.0644; 256B.76; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pogemiller and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1362: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying teachers retirement provisions for
labor organization employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 354.41, subdivision 4; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 354.41, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Hottinger; Johnson, Doug; Wiger; Lesewski and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1363: A bill for an act relating to higher education; grants; modifying calculation of grant
stipends; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 136A.121, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 136A.1211.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1364: A bill for an act relating to child support; expanding the medical support bonus
incentives program to all cases for which the county agency provides child support enforcement services;
reforming and recodifying the law relating to medical support; reforming and recodifying the law relating
to child support; providing for cost-of-living adjustments in medical support orders; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 256.9791; 518.54, subdivisions 1, 4a, 6, 8, and by adding subdivisions; 518.551,
subdivision 5c; 518.553; 518.6111, subdivision 1; 518.64, subdivision 2; and 518.641, subdivisions 1, 3, 4,
and 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 518.171; and 518.551, subdivisions 1, 5, 5a, 5b, 5e, 5f, 6, 7, 9, and 11.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Sams, Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1365: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a health care endowment fund; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin; Moe, R.D.; Terwilliger; Solon and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1366: A bill for an act relating to mental health; establishing duties for reducing and
preventing suicides; establishing requirements for discharge plans and transition services for offenders
with mental illness; providing coverage requirements for health plans; adjusting payment rates for certain
mental health providers; establishing coverage requirements for mental health services and treatment;
requiring studies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.56, by adding a
subdivision; 245.462, subdivisions 3, 6, 8, 18, 20, and by adding subdivisions; 245.466, subdivision 2;
245.4711, by adding a subdivision; 245.474, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 245.4871,
subdivisions 10, 17, 27, 29, and by adding subdivisions; 245.4875, subdivision 2; 245.4876, subdivision 1,
and by adding subdivisions; 245.488, by adding a subdivision; 245.4885, subdivision 1; 245.70, by adding
a subdivision; 246.54; 256.969, subdivision 3a, and by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivision 17,
and by adding subdivisions; 256B.69, by adding subdivisions; 256E.12, subdivision 1, and by adding a
subdivision; 260C.201, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q;
145; 244; 245; 246; 256B; and 299A;

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey; Vickerman; Kelley, S.P. and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1367: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a new standard of market value for new
counties; providing for signatures from both affected areas on a petition to change county boundaries;
requiring the secretary of state to certify the validity of the signatures; providing for a special election to
fill vacancies or add members to a county board after the change of county boundaries; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 370.01; 370.02; 370.03; 370.10; 370.12; 370.13; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 370.11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Berglin and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1368: A bill for an act relating to state government; reorganizing the Minnesota center for
crime victim services as a division of the department of public safety; providing for its duties; transferring
its powers and duties to the commissioner of public safety; transferring the powers and duties of the
commissioner of corrections relating to victim services to the commissioner of public safety and the
Minnesota center for crime victim services; authorizing the director of the Minnesota center for crime
victim services to administer grants for crime victims; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 13.871, subdivision 5; 15.0591, subdivision 2; 256J.49, subdivision 11; 518B.01,
subdivision 21; 609.3241; 611A.01; 611A.02, subdivisions 1 and 3; 611A.07, subdivision 1; 611A.22;
611A.31, subdivision 1; 611A.55; 611A.675, subdivisions 1 and 2; 611A.77; 626.8451, subdivision 1a;
629.342, subdivision 2; and 629.72, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 611A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 611A.21; 611A.221; 611A.25; 611A.31,
subdivision 5; 611A.32; 611A.33; 611A.34; 611A.345; 611A.35; 611A.36; 611A.361; 611A.41; 611A.43;
611A.70; 611A.71; and 611A.78.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Berglin and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1369: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; authorizing the director of the Minnesota
center for crime victim services to adopt rules to administer the battered women's shelter per diem
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 611A.372.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Berglin, Pappas, Kiscaden, Pogemiller and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1370: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a health care safety net
preservation program; allowing voluntary agreements to expand intergovernmental transfers; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Robertson and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1371: A bill for an act relating to employment; removing references to search firms in the
employment agencies law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 184.29; 184.30, subdivision 1;
184.38, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, and 20; 184.41; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
184.22, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 5; 184.37, subdivision 2.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1372: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; changing data privacy provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 626.5551, subdivision 2; and 626.556, subdivisions 10, 11, and 11b.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1373: A bill for an act relating to government data; authorizing dissemination of certain
juvenile data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 299C.095, subdivision 1; and 299C.13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1374: A bill for an act relating to taxation; classifying data; providing procedures for issuance
of warrant for certain tax return information; changing procedures for disposition of seized contraband;
defining certain property as contraband; changing and providing civil penalties; providing for a criminal
penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16D.08, subdivision 2;
270A.11; 270B.02, subdivisions 2 and 3; 270B.03, subdivision 6; 270B.16; 289A.55, subdivision 9;
289A.60, subdivisions 1, 2, 7, and by adding a subdivision; 296A.24, subdivisions 1 and 2; 297A.91;
297E.16, subdivisions 1 and 2; 297F.20, subdivision 3; 297F.21, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 297G.20,
subdivisions 3 and 4; and 626.11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 289A.60, subdivision 3;
296A.24, subdivision 3; 297E.16, subdivision 3; 297F.21, subdivision 4; and 297G.20, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lourey; Vickerman; Johnson, Dean and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1375: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; reducing speed limits for vehicles within
1,000 feet of stopped emergency vehicles; directing the commissioner of public safety to develop public
awareness plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.14, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Bachmann, Scheevel and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1376: A bill for an act relating to annexation; providing for the election of municipal council
members after certain annexations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 414.031, subdivision 4a;
and 414.09, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 1377: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing spending to acquire and to better
public land and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for commuter rail, high-speed rail, and transit purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Robertson and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1378: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for electronic continual
learning plans.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1379: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system and state
patrol retirement fund; increasing contribution rates; modifying the definition of "average salary";
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 352.04, subdivisions 2 and 3; 352.115, subdivision 2; 352.92,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 352.93, subdivision 1; and 352B.01, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Anderson; Knutson; Robertson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1380: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for employment support
services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Price, Dille, Vickerman and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1381: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; restricting the use of certain motorized
recreational vehicles on state land; modifying the disposition of certain fees; modifying registration
requirements for certain recreational vehicles; providing for enforcement; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 84.027, by adding a subdivision; 84.788, subdivision 3; 84.794,
subdivision 2; 84.798, subdivision 4; 84.803, subdivision 2; 84.915; 84.922, subdivision 2; 84.927,
subdivision 2; and 84.928, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 84.926.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1382: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a coyote conflict management
option for counties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 348.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy, Dille and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1383: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions relating to petroleum
tank release cleanup; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 115C.07, subdivision 3; 115C.09,
subdivisions 1, 2a, and 3; 115C.093; 115C.112; and 115C.13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
115C.02, subdivisions 11a and 12a; 115C.082; 115C.09, subdivision 3g; 115C.091; and 115C.092.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1384: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing an exemption for certain
property of agricultural preservation organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.02, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1385: A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to
study feasibility of assuming or sharing jurisdiction of major river crossings in Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 1386: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; incorporating federal regulations requiring
drug and alcohol testing by motor carriers and for commercial motor vehicle operators; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 221.0313.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1387: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions of the youth corps
program; modifying provisions for decorative forest products; delaying repeal of sustainable forest
resources provisions; requiring a study; providing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 84.0887, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 9; 88.641, subdivision 2, and by
adding subdivisions; 88.642; 88.645; 88.647; 88.648; and 256J.20, subdivision 3; Laws 1995, chapter 220,
section 142, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 88; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 88.641, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 88.644.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1388: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing a long-term lease of school trust land
for a public purpose.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1389: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the city of
Hibbing for purchase of a building.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1390: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; requiring certain political party
units to create oversight committees; specifying the membership and purpose of the committees; imposing
a civil penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.31, subdivision 3a; and 10A.322,
subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Fowler and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1391: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical corrections and administrative
changes to income and franchise, property, sales and use, petroleum, deed, cigarette and tobacco, liquor,
MinnesotaCare, and other taxes; making administrative and technical changes to property tax refund and
local government aid provisions; clarifying abandoned personal property sale procedures; providing that
certain water service connection fees be paid to the commissioner of health; making technical changes to
the Revenue Recapture Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.3831, subdivision 2; 270.06;
270A.03, subdivision 5; 273.072, subdivision 1; 273.1104, subdivision 2; 273.111, subdivision 4; 273.124,
subdivision 13; 282.04, subdivision 2; 287.20, subdivision 9; 289A.12, subdivision 3; 289A.50,
subdivision 2a; 290.067, subdivisions 2 and 2b; 290.0671, subdivisions 1 and 7; 290.0921, subdivision 3;
290.35, subdivision 2; 290A.04, subdivision 4; 295.50, subdivisions 3 and 15; 295.52, subdivision 4;
295.57, subdivision 1; 296A.16, subdivision 2; 296A.21, subdivisions 1 and 4; 297A.01, subdivision 3;
297A.25, subdivisions 3 and 11; 297F.16, subdivision 4; 297G.15, subdivision 4; 297G.16, subdivisions 5
and 7; and 477A.011, subdivision 36; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 296A;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.095, subdivision 7; 290.23; 290.25; 290.31, subdivisions
2, 2a, 3, 4, 5, and 19; 296A.16, subdivision 6; and 297B.032.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ring, Stevens and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1392: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating Northern Technology
Initiative, Inc.; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116T.

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

Senators Moe, R.D.; Murphy and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1393: A bill for an act relating to family and early childhood education finance; modifying
child care market rate survey; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1394: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing child placement provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256.01, subdivision 2; 260C.007, subdivisions 4, 14, and by
adding subdivisions; 260C.141, subdivision 2; 260C.151, subdivision 6; 260C.178, subdivisions 1 and 7;
260C.193, subdivision 3; 260C.201, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, and by adding a subdivision;
260C.205; 260C.212, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9; 260C.215, subdivision 6; 260C.301, subdivisions
1, 4, and 8; 260C.312; 260C.317, subdivision 3; and 260C.325, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256E.06,
subdivision 2b; 260C.325, subdivision 2; and 626.5565.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pariseau, Samuelson, Lessard, Lesewski and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1395: 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 Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1396: A bill for an act relating to sex offenders; authorizing HIV test results to be maintained
in inmate medical records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 611A.19.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1397: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; changing requirements to
background studies for licensed programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.46, subdivision
4; 144.057; 214.104; 241.021, subdivision 1; 245A.02, subdivisions 1, 9, and by adding a subdivision;
245A.03, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 245A.035, subdivision 1; 245A.04, subdivisions 3,
3a, 3b, 3d, 6, 11, and by adding a subdivision; 245A.06, subdivision 6; 245A.14, by adding a subdivision;
and 245A.16, subdivisions 1 and 4; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 9543.3000; 9543.3010; 9543.3020;
9543.3030; 9543.3040; 9543.3050; 9543.3060; 9543.3080; and 9543.3090.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1398: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing maternal death reviews; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.3806, subdivision 19; and
145.90.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1399: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions to improve access to
home and community-based options for individuals with disabilities; modifying provisions for consumer
control in some services; creating a consumer-directed home care demonstration project; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 252.275, subdivision 4b; 254B.03, subdivision 1; 254B.09, by adding a
subdivision; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256.476, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, and by adding a
subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivisions 7, 19a, 19c, 20, and by adding a subdivision; 256B.0627,
subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, and by adding subdivisions; 256B.0911, by adding a subdivision;
256B.093, subdivision 3; 256B.095; 256B.0951, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and by adding a subdivision;
256B.0952, subdivisions 1 and 4; 256B.0955; 256B.49, by adding subdivisions; 256B.5012, by adding a
subdivision; and 256D.44, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 145.9245; 256.476,
subdivision 7; 256B.0912; 256B.0915, subdivisions 3a, 3b, and 3c; 256B.0951, subdivision 7; and
256B.49, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10; Minnesota Rules, parts 9505.2455; 9505.2458;
9505.2460; 9505.2465; 9505.2470; 9505.2473; 9505.2475; 9505.2480; 9505.2485; 9505.2486; 9505.2490;
9505.2495; 9505.2496; 9505.2500; 9505.3010; 9505.3015; 9505.3020; 9505.3025; 9505.3030; 9505.3035;
9505.3040; 9505.3065; 9505.3085; 9505.3135; 9505.3500; 9505.3510; 9505.3520; 9505.3530; 9505.3535;
9505.3540; 9505.3545; 9505.3550; 9505.3560; 9505.3570; 9505.3575; 9505.3580; 9505.3585; 9505.3600;
9505.3610; 9505.3620; 9505.3622; 9505.3624; 9505.3626; 9505.3630; 9505.3635; 9505.3640; 9505.3645;
9505.3650; 9505.3660; and 9505.3670.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stevens; Tomassoni; Johnson, Doug; Vickerman and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1400: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying the Waste Management Act to
provide greater flexibility for counties; providing increased solid waste management assistance to
counties; providing for the redistribution of SCORE funds by the commissioner of revenue; modifying
requirements for preparation of solid waste management plans; repealing certificate of need requirement;
clarifying certain solid waste statutes and rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 115A.02;
115A.03, subdivisions 25, 27, and 36a; 115A.411, subdivision 2; 115A.45; 115A.46, subdivisions 1, 2, and
5; 115A.49; 115A.51; 115A.52; 115A.54, subdivision 2a; 115A.541; 115A.55, subdivision 1; 115A.552,
subdivision 2; 115A.557; 115A.908, subdivision 2; 115A.916; 115A.919, subdivision 1; 115A.93,
subdivision 3; 115A.9301, subdivision 4; 115A.94, by adding a subdivision; 115B.412, by adding a
subdivision; 116.02, subdivisions 1 and 9; 116.03, subdivision 2; 116.07, subdivision 4j; 297H.13,
subdivision 2; 473.149, subdivision 3; and 473.811, subdivision 4a; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 115A; and 116; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 115A.5501;
115A.917; and 473.823, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1401: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for establishment of appliance exchange
centers; requiring certain utilities to provide rebates for purchases of certain appliances; providing an
income tax credit for expenditures for certain energy systems; providing that sales of certain
energy-efficient appliances and energy-generating equipment are exempt from taxation; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 216B.241, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, by
adding a subdivision; 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 45.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

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

S.F. No. 1402: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; removing references to specific subwatershed projects; appropriating money for flood hazard
mitigation grants for the Red river basin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 103F.161,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1403: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Red river
basin board.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1404: A bill for an act relating to state employment; permitting retired state employees to
purchase group long-term care insurance through the same plan offered to active state employees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 43A.318, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Frederickson; Krentz; Vickerman and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1405: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Minnesota River trail;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Samuelson, Berglin, Pogemiller, Kiscaden and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1406: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; providing funding for the Center
for Victims of Torture; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ring, Kiscaden, Fischbach, Pariseau and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1407: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions in health care access
programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 245B.02, by adding a subdivision; 245B.03,
subdivision 1; 252.28, subdivisions 3a and 3b; 256B.056, subdivisions 1a, 4, and 5a; 256B.0595,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 9; 256B.0635, subdivision 1; 256B.071, subdivision 2;
256B.094, subdivisions 6 and 8; 256B.5013, subdivision 1; 256B.69, subdivision 3a; 256D.03, subdivision
3; and 256L.15, subdivision 1a; Laws 1996, chapter 451, article 2, sections 61 and 62; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 256B.071, subdivision 5; Laws 1995, chapter 178, article 2, section 46, subdivision
10; Laws 1996, chapter 451, article 2, sections 12, 14, 16, 18, 29, and 30.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Langseth and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1408: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing grants to the cities of
Breckenridge and East Grand Forks to reimburse expenses in connection with temporary financing in
anticipation of FEMA financing for 1997 flood recovery projects; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1409: A bill for an act relating to public safety; enacting Driver's License Agreement Act;
modifying definition of passenger automobile to include certain vans; modifying provisions naming
vehicles eligible to display collector vehicle plates; providing grounds for cancellation of motor vehicle
dealer license; modifying definition of utility trailer as it relates to motor vehicle dealers; providing for
uncontested vehicle sale cancellation; allowing traffic accidents to be reported electronically; authorizing
nonidentifying traffic accident data to be made public; providing for display and issuance of permits for
vehicle registration plates; modifying provisions governing the administrative impoundment of vehicle
registration plates; removing requirement that signature on driver's license or permit be in ink; increasing
monetary amount for satisfaction of judgment resulting from traffic accident; modifying driver instruction
requirements; expanding ability of department of public safety to capture advertising revenue; making
conforming, technical, and clarifying changes and removing unnecessary language; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 168.011, subdivision 7; 168.09, subdivision 7; 168.10, subdivision 1b; 168.27,
subdivisions 12a, 20; 169.09, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 13; 169.79; 169A.60, subdivisions 8, 14; 171.07,
subdivision 1; 171.183, subdivision 1; 171.39; 171.51, subdivision 2; 171.52; 171.55; 299A.01,
subdivision 1b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 168A; 171; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 171.50; 171.51, subdivision 1; 171.53.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1410: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for lifetime registration of light
utility trailers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168.013, subdivision 1d.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1411: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing services to young adults for
transitional services; increasing community-based mental health services; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 245.4886, subdivision 1; 245.99, subdivision 4; 253.28, by adding a subdivision; and
256B.0625, subdivision 20, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 245; and 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1412: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying tobacco settlement fund; creating healthy
kids learn endowment fund; extending the health technology advisory committee; modifying health data
institute provisions; modifying fees related to wells and borings; extending deadlines related to a nuclear
materials agreement; establishing fees for the licensing of radioactive material and source and special
nuclear material; providing for inspections; providing for use of certain immunization data; determining
eligibility for hospital uncompensated care aid; modifying the medical education endowment fund;
modifying loan forgiveness provisions for rural physicians and nurses in nursing homes or ICF/MRs;
providing for loan forgiveness for certain health care workers; providing for certain grants and technical
assistance; modifying maternal and child health provisions; modifying vital record, environmental
laboratory certification, and certain facility fees; eliminating licensing and registration requirements for
occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, and audiologists; modifying fees and provisions for
food and beverage service and lodging establishments; repealing bone marrow donor education provisions;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.3806, subdivision 7; 16A.87;
62J.152, subdivision 8; 62J.451, subdivision 5; 62J.694, subdivisions 2 and 4; 103I.101, subdivision 6;
103I.112; 103I.208, subdivisions 1 and 2; 103I.235, subdivision 1; 103I.525, subdivisions 2, 6, 8, and 9;
103I.531, subdivisions 2, 6, 8, and 9; 103I.535, subdivisions 2, 6, 8, and 9; 103I.541, subdivisions 2b, 4,
and 5; 103I.545; 144.1202, subdivision 4; 144.122; 144.148, subdivision 8; 144.1494, by adding a
subdivision; 144.1496, by adding a subdivision; 144.226, subdivision 4; 144.3351; 144.98, subdivision 3;
145.881, subdivision 2; 145.882, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; 145.885, subdivision 2;
148B.28, subdivision 1; 148B.38, subdivision 1; 148B.60, subdivision 3; 148C.11, subdivision 1;
153A.14, subdivision 2a; 153A.17; 157.16, subdivision 3; 157.22; and 256B.0625, subdivision 8b;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; and 145; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 145.882, subdivisions 3 and 4; 145.927; 148.511; 148.512; 148.513; 148.514; 148.515;
148.516; 148.5161; 148.517; 148.518; 148.519; 148.5191; 148.5193; 148.5194; 148.5195; 148.5196;
148.6401; 148.6402; 148.6403; 148.6404; 148.6405; 148.6408; 148.6410; 148.6412; 148.6415; 148.6418;
148.6420; 148.6423; 148.6425; 148.6428; 148.6430; 148.6432; 148.6435; 148.6438; 148.6440; 148.6443;
148.6445; 148.6448; and 148.6450.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ranum, Berglin, Neuville and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1413: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring the commissioner of corrections to
contract with the commissioner of human services for background studies of individuals providing
services in secure and nonsecure juvenile residential and detention facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 241.021, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ranum, Neuville, Foley and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1414: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a crime for employees, contract personnel,
or volunteers of a correctional system to engage in certain sexual activities with offenders in correctional
facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.344, subdivision 1; and 609.345, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Sams and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1415: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the terms of certain health-related
advisory councils, committees, and task forces; transferring certain enforcement authority related to the
provision of funeral goods and services; modifying provisions for public health collaboration plans;
modifying rural hospital programs eligibility; repealing professional boxing regulation; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 15.059, subdivision 5a; 62J.692, subdivision 2; 62Q.03, subdivision 5a;
62Q.075; 115.741, subdivision 3; 144.147, subdivision 1; 144.148, subdivision 1; 144.1481, subdivision 1;
144.1483; 144.6905, subdivision 1; 145.881, subdivision 1; 145A.10, subdivision 10; 149A.01, by adding
a subdivision; 149A.02, subdivision 14, and by adding a subdivision; 149A.11; 149A.62; 149A.71,
subdivision 4; and 149A.97, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144.994.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1416: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; specifying design of special license plates
for veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168.1291.

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

Senators Sams, Stumpf, Langseth, Larson and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1417: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating ongoing funding for career and
technical education programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
124D.453, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
124D.453, subdivision 5; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 5, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kinkel and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1418: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
independent school district No. 116, Pillager.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Scheid and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1419: A bill for an act relating to payment bonds; regulating notices of claims; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 574.31, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pogemiller; Moe, R.D.; Hottinger; Lourey and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1420: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding eligibility for the 2000 sales tax rebate;
appropriating money; amending Laws 2000, chapter 490, article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stevens, Sams, Fischbach, Pariseau and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1421: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for full-time nursing home
administrators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144A.04, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 144A.04, subdivision 5a; and Minnesota Rules, part 4658.0055, subpart 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson, Fowler, Hottinger, Anderson and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1422: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing that household income rather
than market value will be used as the basis for computing the property tax on homestead properties;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 127A.48, by
adding a subdivision; 273.124, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 23, and by adding
subdivisions; 275.08, subdivisions 1a, 1b, and by adding a subdivision; 276.04, subdivision 3; 290A.02;
290A.03, subdivisions 4, 8, and 13; and 290A.04, subdivisions 2 and 2h; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 273.1382, subdivision 1a; and 290A.03, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Belanger and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1423: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rate that applies to certain
commercial-industrial property; providing increased state aid to compensate for the lost revenue;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 273.13, subdivision 24; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1424: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing revolving appropriation to pay
for vehicle license plate costs; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
168.381.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Higgins, Terwilliger and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1425: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the PATH
program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1426: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to establish and administer a direct support professional incentive program; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 252.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Ranum, Lourey and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1427: A bill for an act relating to public defense; authorizing the board to receive and award
grants and to establish a charitable foundation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 611.215,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ranum, Krentz, Foley, Kleis and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1428: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying the impaired driving
consecutive sentencing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169A.28, subdivision 2;
609.035, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1429: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; modifying safety committee
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 182.676.

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

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1430: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating commissioner's reporting requirement
for alcohol and drug counselors; providing for exchange of information for investigations of alcohol and
drug counselors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 148C.03, subdivision 1; and 148C.099.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Berglin; Hottinger; Wiener and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1431: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying tobacco settlement and medical education
endowment funds; creating healthy kids learn endowment fund; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16A.87; and 62J.694, subdivisions 2 and 4; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wiger and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1432: A bill for an act relating to police civil service examinations; permitting periodic
examinations; clarifying that qualified applicants may be added to eligible registers after inception;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 419.10.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1433: A bill for an act relating to the city of North St. Paul; authorizing the commissioner of
revenue a tax increment financing grant to the city.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Price, Frederickson, Ring and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1434: A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for administrative penalty orders;
modifying water appropriation permit provisions; establishing fees; providing civil penalties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103G.271, subdivisions 1, 5, and 5a; and 103G.301, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Price, Langseth and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1435: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions relating to the
designer selection board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16B.33, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Price, Krentz, Ring, Frederickson and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1436: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; regulating pesticide application in certain
schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 18B.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18B.

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

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Stevens; Scheid and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1437: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the compensation limit for
political subdivision employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 43A.17, subdivision 9; and
356.611, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Scheid; Stevens; Kelley, S.P. and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1438: A bill for an act relating to public employment; ratifying certain labor agreements and
proposals; modifying public employee compensation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 3.855, subdivision 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 43A.04, subdivision
8; 136F.07; 136F.40, subdivision 2; and 179A.15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 43A.18,
subdivisions 4a and 5.

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

Senators Johnson, Dean; Terwilliger and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1439: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying definitions; modifying disability
benefit provisions; changing early retirement requirements; modifying eligibility provisions; modifying
refund provisions; changing survivor benefit provisions; making technical changes; extending a pilot
project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 3A.03, subdivision 2; 11A.18, subdivision 7; 352.01,
subdivisions 2a, 2b, 13, 26; 352.04, subdivision 8; 352.113, subdivisions 4, 6, 7; 352.12, subdivisions 2,
2a, 2b; 352.22, subdivisions 2, 3, 8; 352.87, subdivisions 4, 5; 352.931, subdivisions 1, 3; 352.95,
subdivisions 4, 5, 7; 352B.01, subdivisions 10, 11; 352B.10, subdivision 3; 352B.101; 352B.11,
subdivisions 1, 2; 352C.021, subdivision 5; 352C.031, subdivision 2; 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3; 353.01,
subdivision 15a; 353.32, subdivision 1c; 353.34, subdivision 2; 354.05, subdivisions 2, 8, 8a; 354.46,
subdivisions 1, 2, 2b; 354.48, subdivision 7; 354.49, subdivision 3; 354.52, subdivision 4; 354.66,
subdivision 2; 356.55, subdivision 7; 490.121, subdivisions 4, 10, 17; 490.124, subdivisions 3, 12.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1440: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in constructing an addition to the civic center in the city of
Buffalo; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hottinger; Vickerman; Moe, R.D.; Oliver and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1441: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing a limited exemption for
attendees at a national or international conference or event; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
471.895, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas; Wiener; Moe, R.D.; Pogemiller and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1442: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rates applicable to certain
residential rental property; adjusting the computation of homestead and agricultural credit aid to
compensate taxing jurisdictions for revenue lost due to the class rate change; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 273.13, subdivision 25; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1443: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing requirements for swimming
pools at family day care or group family day care homes; making municipalities immune from liability for
claims based upon a provider's failure to comply with requirements for swimming pools at family day care
or group family day care homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.1222, by adding a
subdivision; 245A.14, by adding a subdivision; 466.03, subdivision 6d.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1444: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 12; regulating legislative sessions; conditionally repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 3.012.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Solon; Johnson, Doug; Terwilliger and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1445: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying provisions governing the Duluth
teachers retirement fund; allowing service credit purchases for members collecting workers'
compensation; providing a partial increase for certain postretirement adjustments; modifying annuity
formula percentages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 354A.011, subdivision 15a; 354A.27,
by adding a subdivision; and 354A.31, subdivisions 4a, 5, 6, and 7; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Lourey; Ring and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1446: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; regulating telecommunication services
purchasing cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 308A.210, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, and
8.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Ring, Higgins, Anderson, Pappas and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1447: A bill for an act relating to children; requiring notice to parents and employees when a
Head Start program or child care provider plans to use certain pesticides; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 121A.30.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1448: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating district-sponsored choice magnet
schools; authorizing district-sponsored choice magnet schools to qualify for start-up grants; directing the
commissioner to consider the effect of a proposed charter school on other public schools located within a
school district; requiring a nonsponsoring district in which a charter school is located to approve the
location; allowing a charter school applicant to appeal the decision of a local school board not to sponsor
the charter school if three school board members vote in support of the proposal; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 124D.10, subdivisions 4 and 8; 124D.11, subdivisions 4 and 8; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hottinger and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1449: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying provisions relating to
community-based planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 4A.08; 394.22, subdivision 9,
and by adding a subdivision; 394.232, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and by adding subdivisions; 462.352,
subdivision 5; 462.3535, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9; Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section
115; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 394.232, subdivisions 7 and 8; and 462.3535, subdivisions 5 and 10.

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

Senators Kiscaden, Berglin, Stevens, Ranum and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1450: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions in foster care
reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256.82, subdivision 3, and by adding a
subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256.82, subdivisions 4 and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1451: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; exempting construction materials
and equipment for a fire hall in the city of Dodge Center; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1452: A bill for an act relating to the city of Waseca; authorizing certain expenditures by a tax
increment financing district in the city.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1453: A bill for an act relating to public safety; legalizing sparklers; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 624.20, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Terwilliger, Ourada and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1454: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying voting provisions for overseas voters;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 203B.16, subdivision 1; 203B.17, subdivision 1; and
204D.11, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

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

S.F. No. 1455: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing benefits to unemployed veterans
who are receiving a military pension; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

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

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1456: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying financing procedures for
interregional transportation corridor; modifying provisions relating to statewide communications system
and clarifying appropriation of related fees; modifying provisions relating to transportation revolving loan
fund; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 161.23,
subdivision 3; 174.70, subdivisions 2 and 3; and 446A.085; Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 2,
subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1457: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; creating driver's license account and
allocating to the account proceeds of fees relating to functions of department of public safety;
appropriating money from the account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169.09, subdivision
13; 170.23; 171.06, subdivision 2a; 171.07, subdivision 11; 171.13, subdivision 6; 171.185; 171.26;
171.29, subdivision 2; and 171.36.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1458: A bill for an act relating to highways; modifying provisions governing trunk highway
bond proceeds and highway bond-financed property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16A.641,
subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 167.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1459: A bill for an act relating to integrity and fairness in medical examinations; regulating
certain medical examinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 65B.56, subdivision 1;
176.136, subdivision 1c; and 176.155, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Marty, Kiscaden and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1460: A bill for an act relating to social work; applying the duty to warn law to social workers;
allowing social workers to form and participate in professional firms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 148B.281, by adding a subdivision; 319B.02, subdivision 19; 319B.40.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wiener, Kiscaden, Ranum and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1461: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospital emergency rooms to provide
emergency contraception and information to sexual assault victims; providing penalties; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ourada, Langseth and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1462: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; limiting seasonal weight restrictions that
may be established by local road authorities; authorizing local road authorities to prohibit trucks on streets
and highways under their jurisdiction for specified periods; limiting application of statutory five-ton
seasonal weight restriction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.87, subdivisions 1, 2, and by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Wiger, Vickerman, Anderson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1463: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to complete restoration
of the historic Bruentrup farm in Maplewood.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lourey, Krentz, Ranum, Frederickson and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1464: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for lead poisoning prevention;
requiring a real property seller provide buyer with well water test results; repealing certain obsolete laws
relating to hotel inspectors, duplication equipment, pay toilets, and enclosed sports arenas; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.9501, subdivisions 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 17a, 18, 19, 20a, 20b, 20c, 21,
22, 22a, 23, 28a, 29, and by adding subdivisions; 144.9502, subdivision 8; 144.9503; 144.9504,
subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 7, and 8; 144.9505; 144.9507, subdivision 5; 144.9508, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5;
and 144.9509, subdivisions 1 and 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.073; 144.08; 144.1222, subdivision 3; 144.9501,
subdivision 32; 144.9502, subdivision 6; 144.9503, subdivision 6; 144.9504, subdivisions 4 and 11;
144.9505, subdivisions 2 and 5; 144.9506; 144.9508, subdivision 6; and 145.425.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Berglin, Sabo and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1465: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for restoration and
aeration of Powderhorn Lake.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pogemiller, Sabo, Terwilliger, Orfield and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1466: A bill for an act relating to retirement; reorganizing the law governing the Minneapolis
firefighters relief association; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 423C;
repealing Laws 1907, chapter 24; Laws 1913, chapters 318, 419; Laws 1917, chapter 196; Laws 1919,
chapters 515, 523; Laws 1921, chapter 404; Laws 1923, chapter 61; Laws 1945, chapter 322; Laws 1959,
chapters 213, 491, 568, as amended; Laws 1961, chapter 109; Laws 1963, chapter 318, as amended; Laws
1967, chapters 819, 824; Laws 1969, chapters 123, 287; Laws 1971, chapter 542; Laws 1975, chapter 57;
Laws 1977, chapter 164, section 2; Laws 1980, chapter 607, article XV, sections 8, 9, 10; Laws 1988,
chapter 572, sections 4, 5, 6; Laws 1988, chapter 574, sections 3, 4, 5; Laws 1989, chapter 319, article 19,
sections 6, 7; Laws 1990, chapter 589, article 1, sections 5, 6; Laws 1992, chapter 429; Laws 1992, chapter
454, section 2; Laws 1992, chapter 471, article 2; Laws 1993, chapter 125; Laws 1993, chapter 192,
section 32; Laws 1994, chapter 591; Laws 1994, chapter 632, article 3, section 14; Laws 1996, chapter
448, article 2, section 3; Laws 1996, chapter 448, article 3, section 1; Laws 1997, chapter 233, article 4,
sections 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1467: A bill for an act relating to corrections; creating a peer review committee in the health
correctional system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 241.021, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1468: A bill for an act relating to the public facilities authority; making changes to the
wastewater infrastructure funding program effective for applications made after July 1, 2000.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 1469: A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying various provisions of the state
personnel system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 43A.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 11, 26, 32, 34,
and by adding subdivisions; 43A.04, subdivisions 3 and 4; 43A.05, subdivision 1; 43A.10; 43A.11,
subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9; 43A.15, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, 14, and 15; 43A.16, subdivision 1;
43A.191, subdivision 3; 43A.36, subdivision 1; 43A.39, subdivision 1; and 197.455; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 43A.02, subdivisions 7, 8, 15, 16, 19, 20, and 37; 43A.12; 43A.13; and 43A.15,
subdivisions 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 13.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 1470: A bill for an act relating to state employment; extending a civil service pilot project;
amending Laws 1995, chapter 248, article 13, section 2, subdivision 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1471: A bill for an act relating to statutes; conforming the statutes to reflect the transfer of
authority from the municipal board to the office of strategic and long-range planning; explicitly
authorizing delegation by the director; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 414.01; 414.011,
subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; 414.012; 414.02; 414.031; 414.0325; 414.033, subdivisions 3,
5, 6, 7, and 10; 414.0335; 414.035; 414.036; 414.041; 414.051; 414.06; 414.061; 414.063; 414.067,
subdivisions 1 and 3; 414.07; 414.08; 414.09; 414.12, subdivisions 1 and 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 414.01, subdivisions 2 and 6a; 414.011, subdivision 8; and 414.11.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Metzen; Johnson, Dave; Anderson; Terwilliger and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1472: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the capital access
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116J.876, by adding a subdivision; 116J.8761; and
116J.8762, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

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

S.F. No. 1473: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying qualifications and process for granting
permission for pooling among districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 469.1763, subdivision
6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas, Cohen and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1474: A bill for an act relating to the arts; appropriating money for the Theater in the Park
proposal in the city of St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1475: A bill for an act relating to public employment; expanding eligibility for the public
employees group long-term care insurance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 43A.318,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Terwilliger; Johnson, Dean and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1476: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing contribution rates for the correctional
plan in the Minnesota state retirement system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 352.92,
subdivisions 1 and 2; and 352.93, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1477: A bill for an act relating to children; providing for measures to improve child support
collection and enforcement; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13B.06,
subdivision 7; 256.01, subdivision 2; 256.741, subdivisions 1 and 5; 256.979, subdivisions 5 and 6;
393.07, by adding a subdivision; 518.551, subdivision 13; 518.5513, subdivision 5; 518.575, subdivision
1; 518.5851, by adding a subdivision; 518.5853, by adding a subdivision; 518.6195; 518.64, subdivision 2;
518.641, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision; and 548.091, subdivision 1a; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 518.641, subdivisions 4 and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Neuville and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1478: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; authorizing bureau of criminal
apprehension to charge of fee for Internet access to criminal history data; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 13.87, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Frederickson, Krentz, Anderson and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1479: A bill for an act relating to economic development; coordinating drinking water and
wastewater funding requests; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
446A.07, subdivisions 4 and 11.

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

Senators Wiger and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1480: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for engineering study of
trail in Ramsey and Washington counties.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lessard; Johnson, Doug; Samuelson; Stevens and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1481: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for development and
operation of a shooting sports program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Doug and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1482: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a loan fund for taconite
plant capital improvements; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 116J.

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

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1483: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sales of certain tax-forfeited
lands in Lake county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pogemiller, Sabo and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1484: A bill for an act relating to retirement; requiring the Minneapolis police relief
association to establish a voluntary employee benefit organization; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 423B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Larson; Scheid and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1485: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing for the licensing of money
transmitters; prescribing the powers and duties of the commissioner; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 53B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Stevens, Lessard, Frederickson and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1486: A bill for an act relating to wetlands; modifying provisions relating to classification and
replacement; creating a wetland delineator certification program; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103F.516, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 103F.612, by
adding a subdivision; 103G.127; 103G.201; 103G.223; 103G.2242, subdivisions 9, 12, and by adding a
subdivision; 103G.2372, subdivision 1; and 103G.245, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Terwilliger; Johnson, Dave; Johnson, Dean and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1487: A bill for an act relating to highways; advancing construction projects on I-494;
temporarily suspending construction of I-35W/trunk highway No. 62 improvement project; requiring
redesign of construction projects; redirecting available funds to I-494 project; appropriating money;
authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Sams, Higgins, Fischbach, Berglin and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1488: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for deaf-blind
services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.