State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Nineteenth Day


Monday, March 5, 2001


11:00 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 Sams, Samuelson, Solon, Metzen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1226: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating basic economic loss
benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 65B.44, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Knutson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1227: A bill for an act relating to commerce; amending provisions relating to charges
recipients of dishonored checks may collect from persons who write the checks; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 332.50.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Rest; Samuelson; Lessard; Johnson, Doug and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1228: A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a sustainable forest property tax
program; providing for payments of refunds to certain property owners; repealing the tree growth tax law;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 289A.01; proposing coding for new law
as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 270.31; 270.32; 270.33;
270.34; 270.35; 270.36; 270.37; 270.38; and 270.39.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Berglin, Stevens, Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1229: A resolution making a public apology to all persons with mental illness and
developmental and other disabilities who have been involuntarily committed to state institutions.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Ranum and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1230: A bill for an act relating to welfare; excluding 50 percent of child support received by
an MFIP family for purposes of determining the family's income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 256J.21, subdivision 2; 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. 1231: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; setting
certain conditions on relief association consultants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 424A.04,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Chaudhary, Sams, Higgins, Samuelson and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1232: A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; expanding covered dental services;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.0625, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1233: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing recovery provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.095, subdivision 2; and 256B.0913, subdivisions 12 and 14.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Robling and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1234: A bill for an act relating to comprehensive local planning; reestablishing local control of
comprehensive planning; repealing metropolitan land use planning and metropolitan council review of
local comprehensive plans; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
103B.231, subdivision 7; 103B.255, subdivision 8; 473.146, subdivision 1; 473.1551, subdivision 1;
473.173, subdivisions 3 and 4; 473.867, subdivisions 1 and 6; 473.871; and 473H.02, subdivisions 4 and 7;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103B.205, subdivisions 6, 7, and 10; 462.355, subdivision 1a;
473.175; 473.851; 473.852; 473.853; 473.854; 473.856; 473.857; 473.858; 473.859; 473.86; 473.861;
473.862; 473.863; 473.864; 473.865; 473.866; 473.868; 473.869; and 473.87.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Dille, Price, Frederickson, Fowler and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1235: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for soil and water
conservation districts; providing increased funding for general services and nonpoint engineering technical
assistance operating grants, feedlot water quality management cost-share grants, and special projects
cost-share grant program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 1236: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a nursing
facility in Hennepin county; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1237: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a case mix system for nursing
home resident reimbursement classifications; imposing fines for noncompliance; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 144A.04, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 144; and 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144.0721, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1238: A bill for an act relating to education; providing a grant to establish a school for
adolescents who complete chemical or alcohol dependency treatment and seek to complete their education
in a chemical and alcohol-free environment; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1239: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating certain transmission line siting;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1240: A bill for an act relating to education; providing a debt service tuition rebate to public
post-secondary students; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1241: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited
land in Dakota county free of the trust in favor of the taxing district.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Samuelson, Belanger, Hottinger, Day and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1242: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 12; removing references to legislative days.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Berglin, Ring, Sams, Oliver and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1243: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions for long-term care;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144A.31, subdivision 2a; 256.975, by adding a subdivision;
256B.0911, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and by adding subdivisions; 256B.0913, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7,
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14; 256B.0915, subdivisions 1d, 3, and 5; 256B.0917, by adding a subdivision;
256B.431, by adding a subdivision; 256B.435, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, and by adding
subdivisions; 256B.436, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7, and by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144A.16; 256B.0911,
subdivisions 2, 2a, 4, 8, and 9; 256B.0913, subdivisions 3, 15a, 15b, and 16; 256B.0915, subdivisions 3a,
3b, and 3c; and 256B.436, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, and 8; Minnesota Rules, parts 4655.6810; 4655.6820;
4655.6830; 4658.1600; 4658.1605; 4658.1610; 4658.1690; 9505.2390; 9505.2395; 9505.2396; 9505.2400;
9505.2405; 9505.2410; 9505.2413; 9505.2415; 9505.2420; 9505.2425; 9505.2426; 9505.2430; 9505.2435;
9505.2440; 9505.2445; 9505.2450; 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; 9546.0010;
9546.0020; 9546.0030; 9546.0040; 9546.0050; and 9546.0060.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville; Schwab; Kleis; Kelly, R.C. and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1244: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; specifying that peace officers' use of less
lethal munitions does not constitute deadly force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.066,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Higgins, Hottinger, Sams and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1245: A bill for an act relating to public guardianship; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 252A.02, subdivisions 3, 12, 13, and by adding a subdivision;
252A.111, subdivisions 5 and 6; 252A.14; 252A.16, subdivision 1; 252A.19, subdivision 9; 252A.20,
subdivision 1; 252A.21, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 252A.111, subdivision
3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Chaudhary; Frederickson; Anderson; Moe, R.D. and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1246: A bill for an act relating to manufactured homes; clarifying the amount that may be
charged to residents for utility services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 327C.04, subdivision
3.

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

Senators Robertson, Sabo, Knutson, Krentz and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1247: A bill for an act relating to early childhood; expanding services and eligibility for state
Head Start funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 119A.52; and 119A.53.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 1248: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing additional funding for a dairy
diagnostics and modernization program; appropriating money.

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

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1249: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying biomass mandate; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 216B.2424, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1250: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a supplemental transportation
levy for intermediate districts and vocational and special education cooperatives; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Fischbach and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1251: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 485, Royalton.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lourey and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1252: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the 595 days to reading competence
grant program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Reiter, Ourada, Limmer, Robling and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1253: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allocating revenues from motor vehicle sales
tax; proposing amendment to Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, by adding a section to require 50
percent of the proceeds from the sales tax on motor vehicles be deposited in the highway user tax
distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1254: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing a grant to support
post-secondary outreach by Alexandria technical college; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 1255: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds for
improvements to marked trunk highway No. 65.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1256: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for prospective review of certain major
spending commitments for radiation therapy facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 62J.17,
subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wiener, Krentz, Frederickson, Cohen and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1257: A bill for an act relating to waters; creating a program to protect shoreland areas;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 103F.205, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Frederickson; Johnson, Doug; Vickerman and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1258: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying provisions of the
Minnesota investment fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116J.8731, subdivision 2.

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

Senators Kinkel, Samuelson, Scheid, Rest and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1259: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduced class rate for certain property
bordering public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 1260: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing matching funding from the
general fund for private contributions to the nongame wildlife account; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.431; and 290.432.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1261: A bill for an act relating to economic development; directing payment of a loan for the
RiverCentre arena to an economic development fund for St. Paul; appropriating money; amending Laws
1998, chapter 404, section 23, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 1262: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for victim
intervention project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Robertson, Vickerman, Kiscaden, Stevens and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1263: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the expiration dates of certain
advisory councils and committees and other multimember entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 6.65; 15.059, subdivisions 5 and 5a; 15.50, subdivision 2; 16B.27, subdivision 3; 16B.76,
subdivision 1; 17.136; 18B.305, subdivision 3; 21.112, subdivision 2; 28A.20, subdivision 6; 43A.316,
subdivision 4; 62J.15, subdivision 1; 62J.46, subdivision 1; 62Q.03, subdivision 5a; 82B.05, subdivision 1;
122A.624, subdivision 2; 144.672, subdivision 1; 144A.073, subdivisions 2 and 3; 145A.10, subdivision
10; 148C.11, subdivision 3; 161.17, subdivision 2; 174.55, subdivision 1; 256B.0917, subdivisions 1 and
2; 256B.093, subdivision 1; 256B.69, subdivision 5b; 256E.115, subdivision 1; 268.362, subdivision 2;
and 402.03; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 17.49, subdivision 1; 17.703; 17.76; 40A.14,
subdivision 3; 52.061; 60K.19, subdivision 4; 93.002; 97A.055, subdivision 4a; 116C.711; 124D.894;
124D.95, subdivision 6; 134.31, subdivision 5; 137.342, subdivision 2; 144A.073, subdivision 3c;
144A.31; 162.09, subdivision 2; 256.955, subdivision 5; 256B.0625, subdivision 13a; 256B.0911,
subdivision 8; 256B.434, subdivision 13; 268.361, subdivision 2; 268.363; 299A.295, subdivision 2;
299K.03, subdivision 4; and 299M.02.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Scheid, Belanger, Solon, Wiener and Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 1264: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating income loss benefits to
senior citizens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 65B.491.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1265: A bill for an act relating to child protection; adding violations from other states to the
list of offenses that constitute child abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 260C.007,
subdivision 25.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1266: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; providing for community service in lieu of
criminal fines in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.101, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Foley and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1267: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prescribing restraint requirements for
persons under age 18 in motor vehicles; requiring certain passengers to be transported in booster seats;
extending seat belt use requirement to passengers in all seats of a passenger vehicle or commercial motor
vehicle; eliminating certain exemptions from the seat belt requirement; increasing penalties for violation of
child restraint and seat belt requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169.685,
subdivisions 4, 5, 6, and 7; and 169.686, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Frederickson; Johnson, Dean; Ring; Schwab and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1268: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing pupil unit count for kindergarten
pupils; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.05, subdivision 1; and 126C.12, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Samuelson, Wiger and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1269: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing for placement in the Capitol of a plaque
commemorating the soldiers who participated in the Bataan Death March.

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

Senators Kinkel, Price, Ring, Anderson and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1270: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; clarifying the environmental review
required before sunken logs may be removed from waters of this state; requiring local approval for sunken
log removal projects; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 103G.650,
subdivisions 3, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins; Robertson; Wiger; Johnson, Debbie and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1271: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating claims against the recovery portion of
the real estate education, research, and recovery fund; requiring accelerated claims payment under certain
circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 82.34, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Lesewski, Sams, Fischbach, Vickerman and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 1272: A resolution memorializing Congress to propose a constitutional amendment to allow
states to apportion one chamber of their legislative bodies on the basis of area, not population.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1273: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing a
service credit purchase for prior teaching service at the University of Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 1274: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for an aggressive and integrated
initiative against prostitution and other crimes; increasing criminal penalties and imposing mandatory
minimum and consecutive sentences for prostitution crimes in certain instances; requiring presentence
investigations for all offenses involving prostitution, a firearm, or a controlled substance; creating a pilot
project prostitution prosecution unit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
609.115, subdivision 1; 609.153, subdivision 3; 609.324, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; and
609.3242.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1275: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the disposal of certain
mineral lease money; providing for grants to taconite mining companies; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 93.22; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, Doug; Cohen; Hottinger; Neuville and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1276: A bill for an act relating to public finance; making technical changes to finance
provisions and budget and forecast procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 3.3005,
subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 3.98, subdivision 2; 16A.10, subdivision 2; 16A.103,
subdivisions 1 and 1a; and 16A.152, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Frederickson, Higgins, Anderson, Robertson and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1277: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; making technical and substantive
changes; providing that certain applicants on leaves of absence are ineligible for benefits; modifying
definitions; clarifying procedures; providing eligibility for benefits for certain victims of domestic abuse;
instructing the revisor to renumber sections and change terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 268.03, subdivision 1; 268.035, subdivisions 4, 5, 29, and by adding subdivisions; 268.042,
subdivision 1; 268.045; 268.047; 268.051, subdivisions 1a, 3, 4, and 7; 268.052, subdivisions 1, 2, and by
adding a subdivision; 268.053, subdivisions 1 and 3; 268.059; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, and 3b;
268.085, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 15, and by adding a subdivision; 268.086, subdivisions 1 and 7;
268.095, subdivisions 1, 2, 8, and 11; 268.101, subdivisions 1 and 2; 268.105, subdivision 7; 268.131,
subdivision 2; 268.18, subdivision 2b; 268.184; 268.192, subdivision 1; 268.6715; and 268.976,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Laws 1999,
chapter 107, section 22.

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

Senators Frederickson, Marty, Ranum, Larson and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1278: A bill for an act relating to courts; satisfaction of judgments; requiring court
administrators to send notice of satisfaction of judgments to certain credit reporting agencies; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 548.15, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1279: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance and alternative
care reimbursement for certain employee travel costs in conjunction with services provided in the
recipient's home; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256B.0625, by
adding a subdivision; and 256B.0913, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Chaudhary; Foley; Higgins; Kelly, R.C. and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1280: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money to fund peace
officers' overtime.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Oliver, Hottinger, Rest, Krentz and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1281: A bill for an act relating to taxation; creating a credit for land donated for conservation
purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Dille and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1282: A resolution urging the Minnesota Historical Society to keep the Confederate battle flag
in Minnesota.

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

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1283: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the metropolitan magnet school
grant program statewide; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.88,
subdivisions 1, 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pogemiller, Higgins, Sabo and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1284: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Mississippi
whitewater trail.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1285: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing funding to establish a voluntary
accreditation program to assist school districts to provide optimal educational support services;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1286: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for design
and construction of a replacement transit hub in Brooklyn Center; authorizing issuance of bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Scheid and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1287: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing for a duty to repair, refund,
or replace certain new computers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1288: A bill for an act relating to state employees; permitting retired state employees to
purchase group long-term care insurance through the coverage offered to active state employees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 43A.318, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1289: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring notice to the homeowner prior to
cancellation of homeowner's insurance for nonpayment of premium by a mortgage escrow servicer;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 65A.01, subdivision 3c.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1290: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; expanding the exemption for home
heating fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1291: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for energy costs of
public post-secondary institutions.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ring; Johnson, Debbie; Foley and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1292: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to the metropolitan
council for a demonstration project providing express bus service between downtown Minneapolis and one
or more cities located outside the transit taxing district.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 1293: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying all-terrain vehicle safety
training and youth operating provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 84.925, subdivision
1; and 84.9256, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1294: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Cuyuna Range
Technology Center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Robling, Kinkel, Fowler and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1295: A bill for an act relating to local government; updating United States Department of
Agriculture financing program for cities, counties, and towns, and expanding the uses to include child care
facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 465.73.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pariseau, Price, Murphy, Wiger and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1296: A bill for an act relating to annexation; limiting annexation of urban towns to certain
processes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 368.01, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Foley, Berglin, Betzold and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1297: A bill for an act relating to crimes; modifying requirements for reporting gunshot
wounds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 626.52, subdivision 2; and 626.53.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Krentz, Tomassoni, Frederickson and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1298: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing grants for aquatic restoration;
providing for administrative penalty orders; clarifying construction of law relating to decoys; providing for
disposition of federal aid; providing for compliance with federal law; modifying turtle licensing and taking
provisions; providing for conservation law enforcement by agreement with Indian authorities; providing
penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 84.027, by adding a subdivision; 97A.021,
subdivision 3; 97A.055, by adding a subdivision; 97A.475, subdivision 41; 97C.605; and 97C.611;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 97A; 97C; and 626; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 16A.68; Minnesota Rules, parts 6256.0500, subpart 2; and 6266.0600, subpart 8.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Berglin and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1299: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the time for emergency
assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256J.48, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Metzen; Johnson, Dean; Stumpf; Wiger and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1300: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing the benefit formula percentage for the
local government correctional service plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 356.19,
subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Robertson, Rest and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1301: A bill for an act relating to changing certain bid and performance bond thresholds;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 469.015, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 5.

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

Senators Hottinger, Vickerman, Orfield, Krentz and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1302: A bill for an act relating to the environment; creating state and local government
procurement policies and administrative practices to ensure sustainability; providing penalties;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.121; 16B.122, subdivision 2;
16B.32, by adding a subdivision; 16B.54, by adding a subdivision; 18B.063; 115A.055, subdivision 1;
115A.15, by adding a subdivision; and 471.345, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16C; and 115A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Metzen, Sams, Tomassoni, Ourada and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1303: A bill for an act relating to energy; enacting the Minnesota Energy Security and
Reliability Act; modifying provisions for siting and routing large electric power facilities; allowing for
establishment of electric generation parks; creating independent reliability administrator; providing tax
exemption for certain electric generation facility property; regulating conservation expenditures by public
utilities; encouraging regulatory flexibility in supplying and obtaining energy; requiring a state energy
plan; regulating interconnection of distributed utility resources; making technical, conforming, and
clarifying changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 15A.0815,
subdivisions 2 and 3; 116C.52, subdivision 4, and by adding subdivisions; 116C.53, subdivision 3;
116C.57, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, and by adding subdivisions; 116C.58; 116C.60; 116C.61, subdivision 1;
116C.62; 116C.64; 116C.645; 116C.65; 116C.66; 116C.69; 216A.03, subdivision 3a, and by adding a
subdivision; 216B.02, subdivisions 1, 7, 8, and by adding subdivisions; 216B.03; 216B.16, subdivisions 1,
6b, 6c, and 7; 216B.162, subdivision 8; 216B.1621, subdivision 2; 216B.164, subdivision 4; 216B.1645;
216B.24, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, and by adding subdivisions;
216B.2421, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; 216B.2423, subdivision 2; 216B.243,
subdivisions 2, 3, and 5; 216C.17, subdivision 3; and 272.027, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116C; and 216B; proposing coding for new
law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116C.55; 116C.57,
subdivisions 3, 5, and 5a; 116C.67; 216B.241, subdivisions 1c, 2, and 2a; 216B.2422, subdivisions 1, 2,
2a, 4, 5, and 6; and 216C.18.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Kelley, S.P.; Krentz; Sabo and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1304: A bill for an act relating to education; providing that interest on obligations issued or
agreements entered into to finance health and safety program projects are valid health and safety programs
expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.57, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ring, Foley, Lourey, Olson and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1305: A bill for an act relating to the environment; restricting insecticide uses by the
metropolitan mosquito control commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.704, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1306: A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing owner-occupied residential housing to be
served by an existing energy loan program.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Pappas; Kelley, S.P.; Sabo; Fowler and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1307: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the Minnesota Education Finance Act
of 1992; amending Laws 1992, chapter 499, article 7, section 31, as amended; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 126C.30; 126C.31; 126C.32; 126C.33; 126C.34; 126C.35; and 126C.36.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Krentz, Sabo, Fowler, Tomassini and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1308: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the mandate for three additional days of
student instruction or staff development training; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 120A.41.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Stevens, Higgins, Ring and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1309: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the expiration date for certain
advisory councils and committees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 15.059, subdivisions 5 and
5a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Berglin, Sams and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1310: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions for children's health
insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256.01, subdivision 2; 256.9657, subdivision 2;
256B.055, subdivision 3a; 256B.056, subdivision 4; 256B.057, subdivisions 2, 9, and by adding a
subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivisions 13, 13a, 18a, and 30; 256B.0635, subdivisions 1 and 2; 256B.69,
subdivision 3a; 256B.75; 256J.31, subdivision 12; 256K.03, subdivision 1; 256K.07; 256L.02, subdivision
4; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07, subdivisions 1 and 3; and 256L.15, subdivision 1; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256.01,
subdivision 18; 256B.0635, subdivision 3; 256J.32, subdivision 7a; and 256L.15, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Berglin, Stevens and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1311: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions for family and adult
self-sufficiency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256.98, subdivision 8; 256D.425,
subdivision 1; 256J.08, subdivision 55a, and by adding a subdivision; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 256J.24,
subdivisions 2 and 9; 256J.32, subdivision 4; 256J.39, subdivision 2; 256J.42, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4;
256J.45, subdivisions 1 and 2; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.48, by adding a subdivision; 256J.49,
subdivisions 2, 13, and by adding a subdivision; 256J.50, subdivisions 5, 10, and by adding a subdivision;
256J.515; 256J.52, subdivisions 2, 3, and 6; 256J.56; 256J.62, subdivisions 2a and 9; 256J.645; and
256K.03, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256J.08, subdivision 50a; 256J.43;
256J.49, subdivision 11; and 256J.52, subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1312: A bill for an act relating to state government; directing the department of administration
to decentralize state agencies and departments.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1313: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing financial assistance for Veterans
Memorial Hall in Duluth, Minnesota; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1314: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain
tax-forfeited lands in Cook county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1315: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan airports commission; promoting airline
competition; regulating lease of gates at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1316: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the crime-related costs levy; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.44.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Higgins, Berglin and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1317: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Youthbuild.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1318: A resolution urging the United States Postal Service to create a postage stamp
reproducing Eric Enstrom's photograph "Grace."

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

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1319: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the maximum distance for
certain agricultural property to be classified as homestead; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
273.124, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1320: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the marginal cost pupil unit
count for districts with declining enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.05,
subdivisions 5 and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 1321: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying teachers retirement provisions;
providing for service credit purchases; permitting a transfer of funds; extending the prior service credit
determination procedure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 354.534, subdivision 1; 354.539;
and 356.55, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 354 and 354B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 1322: A bill for an act relating to retirement; establishing the postretirement health care
savings plan for state employees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
356.24, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1323: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing licensed brewers to make retail and
wholesale sales of the brewer's own products under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 340A.301, subdivisions 1, 6, 7, and 8; and 340A.308.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1324: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying weapons training requirements in
rules of the board of private detective and protective agent services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 326.3361, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Rest; Kelley, S.P. and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 1325: A bill for an act relating to tax administration; providing for electronic filing and paying
of taxes; providing for uniform sales and use tax administration; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 115B.24, subdivision 2; 270.271, subdivisions 1 and 3; 270.771; 270.78;
287.12; 289A.02, by adding a subdivision; 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4;
289A.26, subdivision 2a; 289A.40, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 289A.60, subdivision 21;
295.55, subdivision 4; 296A.15, subdivision 7; 297A.61, subdivisions 3, 4, 7, 9, and by adding
subdivisions; 297A.67, subdivisions 2, 8, and by adding a subdivision; 297A.72, subdivision 1; 297A.81;
297A.99, subdivision 9; 297E.02, subdivision 4; 297F.09, subdivision 7; 297G.09, subdivision 6; 297I.35,
subdivision 2; 297I.85, subdivision 7; and 473.843, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1326: A joint resolution relating to redistricting; establishing districting principles for
legislative and congressional plans.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 1327: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association;
authorizing a service credit purchase for previously uncredited clerical employment with independent
school district No. 624, White Bear Lake.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pariseau, Higgins and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1328: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; clarifying the applicability of a covenant
involving certain kinds of property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 504B.171, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Neuville, Scheevel, Pappas, Robertson and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1329: A bill for an act relating to education; specifying student conduct as grounds for
dismissal or removal from class; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 121A.45, subdivision 2;
121A.61, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1330: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing extra benefits for
certain employees.

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

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

S.F. No. 1331: A bill for an act relating to health care; permitting dental hygienists to practice certain
services; establishing a retired dentist program; creating a dental practice donation program; requiring a
plan to expand dental auxiliary personnel; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 150A.10, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.76; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 144; and 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Foley, Betzold, Marty and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1332: A bill for an act relating to family law; neutralizing certain terminology; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 518.131, subdivision 2; 518.155; 518.171, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8;
518.175; 518.1751, subdivision 1b; 518.176, subdivision 1; 518.18; 518.55, subdivision 1; 518.551,
subdivisions 5 and 5e; 518.612; and 518.64, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Stevens, Limmer, Neuville and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1333: A bill for an act relating to property rights; providing for the protection of private
property rights from state agency actions; requiring the attorney general to develop guidelines to assist
state agencies in evaluating proposed actions to determine whether they may constitute a taking; requiring
state agencies to follow the guidelines and prepare reports; requiring consideration of the effects of a
taking for property tax valuation purposes when determining the value of the property; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 1334: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring submission of DNA evidence by
offenders convicted of felony-level fifth degree criminal sexual conduct; clarifying and increasing the
penalty for fleeing a peace officer when the commission of the crime results in death; expanding the crime
of aiding an offender; allowing use of subsequent domestic abuse conduct as evidence in domestic abuse
cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.117; 609.487, subdivision 4; 609.495, subdivisions
1 and 3; and 634.20.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Foley, Kiscaden, Wiener, Price and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 1335: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the amount of referendum
revenue subject to equalization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.17, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Anderson, Higgins and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1336: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting certain actions by health care facilities
when nurses decline to work additional hours; specifying that patient abandonment by a nurse constitutes
grounds for disciplinary action; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 148.171, by adding a
subdivision; and 148.261, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.