State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Eighteenth Day


Thursday, March 1, 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 Wiger; Kelly, R.C.; Anderson and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1111: A bill for an act relating to public construction and remodeling projects; exempting park
buildings from legislative notification and review requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 16B.335, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 1112: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for a greenway corridor
in St. Paul; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1113: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; clarifying exemption from registration taxes
for certain well drilling machines, pump hoists, and other equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 168.012, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 1114: A bill for an act relating to retirement; unclassified employees retirement plan of the
Minnesota state retirement system; authorizing a purchase of prior service credit for temporary full-time
employment.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sabo, Orfield and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1115: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a feasibility study of
a bridge to carry the Midtown Greenway over the Hiawatha Avenue corridor.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kiscaden, Pappas, Scheevel, Wiger and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1116: A bill for an act relating to education; working to ensure children's reading competency
by the end of third grade; providing grants to assist with reading competency; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, Pappas, Scheevel, Wiger and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1117: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for an elementary reading specialist
licensure; amending requirements for elementary school teacher licenses; providing for rulemaking;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 122A.06, by adding a subdivision; 122A.09, subdivision 4;
and 122A.18, subdivision 2a, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1118: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; redefining the crime of first degree
manslaughter to prohibit a conviction for the offense in cases where the provocation was caused only by
words; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.20.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Higgins, Terwilliger, Kiscaden and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1119: A bill for an act relating to higher education; directing institutions to develop policy for
students with institutional loans; modifying eligibility for student grants; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 136A.121, subdivisions 2 and 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 135A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ranum, Anderson, Higgins, Wiger and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1120: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the commissioner of
public safety for grants to Ramsey county for its ACE (All Children Excel) program and to Hennepin
county for its Delinquents Under 10 Program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Scheid, Scheevel and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1121: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the same sales tax and motor vehicle
excise tax exemptions applicable to nonpublic schools to school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 297A.70, subdivision 2; and 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fischbach and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1122: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1123: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; permitting the use of two angling lines;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97C.315, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Chaudhary; Pappas; Johnson, Doug and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1124: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing continued insurance coverage for
spouses of certain retirees.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Neuville, Limmer, Pariseau, Day and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1125: A bill for an act relating to state government; forbidding certain litigation and
settlements; providing for deposit in the general fund of certain funds recovered through litigation or
settlements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 8.31, subdivision 2c.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1126: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited
land in Hubbard county free of the tax-forfeited trust.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1127: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the frequency with which physician
assistant delegated prescribing activities must be reviewed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
147A.18, subdivision 1; and 147A.20.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1128: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for waiver of certain ambulance staffing
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144E.101, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Johnson, Doug; Samuelson; Tomassoni and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1129: A bill for an act relating to retirement; expanding certain supplemental benefits to
ambulance service personnel; increasing amount and limits on supplemental benefits; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 424A.10.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Vickerman; Belanger; Johnson, Doug; Fischbach and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1130: A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates of tax; modifying
reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
and 349.19, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Metzen; Kelley, S.P.; Kierlin; Hottinger and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1131: A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates of tax; modifying
reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
and 349.19, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Stumpf; Moe, R.D.; Day; Limmer and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1132: A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates of tax; modifying
reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
and 349.19, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Wiger, Kinkel, Olson, Foley and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1133: A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates of tax; modifying
reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
and 349.19, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Lesewski, Lourey, Samuelson, Lessard and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 1134: A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates of tax; modifying
reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
and 349.19, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni; Scheid; Stevens; Kelly, R.C. and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1135: A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates of tax; modifying
reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
and 349.19, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Solon, Rest, Scheevel, Schwab and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1136: A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates of tax; modifying
reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
and 349.19, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Berg; Johnson, Doug; Kinkel; Krentz and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1137: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for beaver damage control
grants.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson; Moe, R.D. and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1138: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to Lifetrack
Resources; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Day, Langseth, Frederickson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1139: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for eliminating trunk
highway bottlenecks in the metropolitan area and for improvements on at-risk interregional corridors
outside the metropolitan area; requiring annual reports to the major transportation projects commission.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hottinger, Day and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1140: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to construct a segment of
marked trunk highway No. 14 as a four-lane expressway and to prepare environmental impact statement.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1141: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a nursing
facility in Ramsey county; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ourada and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1142: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and supplies used in constructing a city hall in the city of Annandale; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1143: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for
adoption expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty, Knutson and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1144: A bill for an act relating to driving while impaired; defining terms relating to alcoholic
beverage concentration; allowing persons employed in certain health-related occupations to chemically test
a person for DWI-related purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169A.03, by adding
subdivisions; and 169A.51, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 1145: A bill for an act relating to child protection; establishing provisions dealing with
maltreatment of a child in a facility; clarifying access to medical records for purposes of maltreatment
investigations; providing additional appeal rights for interested persons acting on behalf of a child;
expanding duties of facility operators; providing additional criminal liability for knowingly permitting
conditions that allow maltreatment of a child in a facility to occur; requiring training; imposing criminal
penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.461, subdivision 17; 626.556, subdivisions 2,
10, 10b, 10d, 10e, 10f, 10i, 11, and 12; and 626.559, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden; Moe, R.D.; Sams; Samuelson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1146: A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating a stop-loss fund account; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kiscaden; Moe, R.D.; Sams; Samuelson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1147: A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating a purchasing alliance stop-loss fund
account; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 1148: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying provisions relating to feedlots;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Senators Wiener, Murphy, Metzen, Knutson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1149: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money to make
improvements to the criminal justice information system in the county of Dakota.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley, Knutson, Neuville and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1150: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring health professionals to report
injuries resulting from alcohol-related or controlled substance-related accidents when asked by a peace
officer and granting civil and criminal immunity for these reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 626.52; and 626.55, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 626.55, subdivision
2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Lourey; Johnson, Doug; Moe, R.D.; Lessard and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1151: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for forest
management.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Wiger; Kelly, R.C.; Chaudhary; Cohen and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1152: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Bruce Vento
Regional Trail.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas; Sabo; Johnson, Doug; Knutson and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1153: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing special education revenue;
broadening funding for the first grade preparedness program; increasing funding for English language
learners; fully funding transportation services for nonpublic and charter school pupils; modifying a hearing
request; making permanent the five percent reallocation of compensatory revenue; authorizing the sale of
bonds by the St. Paul school district; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
122A.41, subdivisions 7, 13, and by adding a subdivision; 123B.92, subdivision 9, and by adding a
subdivision; 124D.081, subdivision 3; 124D.11, subdivision 5; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 125A.75, by
adding a subdivision; 125A.76, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 125A.79, subdivision 2; 126C.10, subdivision 24;
126C.15, subdivision 2; and 127A.48, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 126C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 125A.79, subdivisions 5, 6, and 7.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Vickerman; Price; Stevens and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1154: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan radio board; extending the expiration date
for the board to 2005; amending Laws 1995, chapter 195, article 1, section 18, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Langseth, Samuelson, Day and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1155: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying width limitations on
recreational equipment; prescribing maximum length of motor homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 169.80, subdivision 2; and 169.81, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Robertson; Ranum; Johnson, Debbie; Knutson and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1156: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying special education provisions;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 120A.22, subdivision 7; 122A.31,
subdivision 2; 125A.023, subdivision 4, and by adding a subdivision; 125A.027, by adding a subdivision;
125A.07; 125A.09, subdivision 11; 125A.11, subdivision 3; 125A.27, subdivision 15; 125A.515; and
125A.76, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, Pariseau, Higgins, Foley and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1157: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring the commissioners of corrections and
human services to develop alternative equivalent standards for chemical dependency treatment programs
for correctional facilities under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
241.021, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Rest, Scheid, Limmer, Fischbach and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 1158: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporation franchise tax; extending the exemption
for foreign insurance companies to all insurance companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
290.01, subdivisions 22 and 29; 290.014, subdivision 5; 290.05, subdivision 1; 290.0921, subdivisions 1,
2, and 6; 290.0922, subdivision 2; 290.093; 290.095, subdivision 2; 290.17, subdivisions 1 and 4; 290.191,
subdivision 2; 290.21, subdivision 4; and 297I.20; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.095,
subdivision 1a; and 290.35.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Frederickson, Vickerman, Kiscaden, Murphy and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1159: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for homestead classification of property
of an individual who resides in certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.124,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey, Scheevel and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 1160: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for environmental
learning centers.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1161: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; establishing daily and possession limits for
yellow perch; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Rest, Olson, Scheid, Kinkel and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1162: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; making the capital equipment
exemption an up-front exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.68, subdivision 5;
and 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rest, Olson, Scheid, Murphy and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1163: A bill for an act relating to taxes; eliminating June accelerated payments of sales taxes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; and 289A.20, subdivision 4;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 289A.60, subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 1164: A bill for an act relating to conservation; modifying the definition of landowner for
purposes of participation in the RIM program; increasing the amount of funding available to participants;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103F.511, subdivision 6; and 103F.515, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Terwilliger; Johnson, Dean; Belanger and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1165: A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing the metropolitan transportation
improvement board; directing the secretary of state to conduct metropolitan area election concerning
imposition of one-half cent general sales tax; authorizing the board to impose one-half cent sales tax and
motor vehicle excise tax in the metropolitan area; dedicating revenues to interstate and trunk highway
improvements and transit capital in the metropolitan area; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 174.03, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kiscaden, Betzold, Samuelson, Hottinger and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1166: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the credit for research in the health care
provider tax; increasing the cigarette tax and providing for use of the proceeds; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 295.53, subdivision 4a; 297F.05, subdivision 1; 297F.08, subdivision 7; and
297F.10, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Hottinger, Samuelson, Betzold and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1167: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the credit for research in the health care
provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 295.53, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Higgins, Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1168: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; establishing pilot projects to
provide early childhood care and education for every child birth to age five in designated neighborhoods;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pappas and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1169: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a state board for charter schools;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.10, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10,
14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 23, 25, and by adding a subdivision; and 124D.11, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lourey, Sabo and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1170: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; increasing the hold harmless
provision for Head Start grantees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
119A.52.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1171: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a grant to independent
school district No. 175, Westbrook, for a student entrepreneurship project.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1172: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I,
sections 2, 6, 7, 8, 16, and 17; article IV, sections 5, 8, 21, 23, and 24; article V, sections 2, 3, 5, and 6;
article VI, sections 4, 6, 9, 10, and 13; article VII, sections 1, 2, 3, 6, and 8; article VIII, sections 3 and 4;
article XI, section 13; and article XIII, sections 7 and 11; changing gender-specific language to
gender-neutral language in the constitution.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Wiener; Johnson, Dave; Knutson; Cohen and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1173: A bill for an act relating to economic security; increasing the statewide, hourly
reimbursement rates for the extended employment program; appropriating money for the continuation of
the welfare-to-work extended employment partnership program.

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

Senators Johnson, Dean; Johnson, Doug; Murphy and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 1174: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring that the principal offices of the
department of agriculture be located outside of the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 17.01.

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

Senators Sams, Murphy, Scheevel and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 1175: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring the delegation of feedlot permitting in
certain counties; providing support funding; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 116.07, subdivision 7.

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

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

S.F. No. 1176: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a feedlot specialist program;
providing funding; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116.07, subdivision
7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

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

Senators Hottinger, Fowler and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1177: A bill for an act relating to Blue Earth county; appropriating money to Blue Earth
county board for study of Rapidan Dam.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Hottinger, Schwab, Foley, Sabo and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1178: A bill for an act relating to transportation; making seat belt violation a primary offense;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.686, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Terwilliger; Betzold; Moe, R.D. and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1179: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying the computation of the retirement
annuity formula for the teachers retirement association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
354.05, subdivision 38; and 354.44, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Scheid, Wiener, Oliver and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1180: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting health maintenance organizations to offer
greater flexibility in enrollee cost-sharing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 62D.02, subdivision
8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wiger, Murphy and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1181: A bill for an act relating to human services; prescription drug rebate program;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Hottinger, Anderson, Cohen and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1182: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the emergency energy contingency
account; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Solon, Sams and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1183: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plan companies to include any
licensed chiropractor in their preferred provider network; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1184: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing civil remedies for receiving motor
fuel from a motor fuel retail business without paying for it; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 332.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Higgins, Sams, Lourey, Berglin and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1185: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the number of living-at-home
block nurse programs and increasing program funding; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 256B.0917, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Price, Pariseau, Krentz and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1186: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Minnesota
conservation corps.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Higgins and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 1187: A bill for an act relating to professions; modifying penalty provisions for psychologists;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 148.941, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1188: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; and
297A.991, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Rest and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1189: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing obsolete cigarette and tobacco products
tax rules; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 8120.0200; 8120.0500; 8120.0700; 8120.0900; 8120.1300;
8120.1600; 8120.2000; 8120.2100; 8120.2200; 8120.2300; 8120.2500; 8120.2700; 8120.2800; 8120.3000;
8120.3200; 8120.4300; 8120.4400; 8120.4500; 8120.4600; 8120.4900; 8120.5000; 8120.5100; and
8120.5300.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Cohen; Anderson; Johnson, Doug; Frederickson and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1190: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing funding for existing and new housing
programs; creating housing programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
462A.201, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462A.

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

Senators Johnson, Dean; Pappas and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1191: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; changing allocation of 12 percent of a
driver's license reinstatement fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.29, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Wiener; Scheid; Hottinger; Johnson, Doug and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1192: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the Minnesota comprehensive health
association; modifying the definition of contributing member; permitting extensions of writing carrier
contract period; providing subsidies to reduce assessments borne by individuals and small businesses;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62E.02, subdivision 23; 62E.10,
subdivision 1; and 62E.13, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Pogemiller; Solon; Vickerman and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1193: A bill for an act relating to local building officials; authorizing the creation of local
building department professional activity funds; authorizing the commissioner of administration to grant
funds to municipalities for professional activity funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16B.70,
by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Sabo, Krentz, Pappas, Stumpf and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1194: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing local learn and earn programs to add up
to five additional program slots; providing for a subsequent evaluation of student outcomes; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.32, subdivisions 3 and 9.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Langseth, Kinkel, Olson, Pappas and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1195: A bill for an act relating to education; employing multiple strategies to recruit qualified
school administrators; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Robertson, Rest, Pogemiller, Kiscaden and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1196: A bill for an act relating to education; removing pupil transportation requirements for
school districts; allowing pupil transportation fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123B.36,
subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 123B.37, subdivision 1; 123B.86, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3;
123B.88, subdivisions 1, 6, and 12; 123B.92; 124D.03, subdivision 8; 124D.10, subdivision 16; 124D.11,
subdivision 2; 126C.10, subdivisions 18 and 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123B.84;
123B.88, subdivisions 2, 11, 13, 18, 20, 21, and 22; 123B.92, subdivision 9; and 123B.93.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1197: A bill for an act relating to transportation; repealing obsolete or duplicative laws
providing for payment of costs for transportation building, placement of slow-moving vehicle emblems on
motorized golf carts, requiring driver's license revocation for criminal negligence, authorizing spot check
inspection program for motor vehicles, authorizing municipal vehicle inspection stations, and regulating
addition of routes to certain federal-aid highway systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
169.522, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 167.45; 169.045, subdivision 4;
169.11; 169.771; 169.78; and 169.835.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 1198: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing independent school district
No. 492, Austin, to carry a deficit in its operating capital account for a limited number of years.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Larson; Vickerman; Johnson, Doug; Sams and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1199: A bill for an act relating to county hospitals; providing for their borrowing authority;
establishing a uniform approach to governmental hospital borrowing; modernizing hospital board
membership criteria; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 376.06, subdivision 1; 376.07; 376.08,
subdivisions 1 and 2; and 376.09.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Wiger, Krentz, Pappas, Stumpf and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 1200: A bill for an act relating to education; dedicating a department of children, families, and
learning staff position to school media programs; studying school media centers; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Robertson; Pappas; Terwilliger; Johnson, Dave and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1201: A bill for an act relating to drug and alcohol testing; permitting the use of on-site testing
under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 181.950, subdivisions 5 and 8,
and by adding a subdivision; 181.951, subdivision 1; 181.953, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7; and 181.954,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1202: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; retroactively repealing a provision of the
predatory offender registration law and specifying the legislative intent in so doing; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 243.166, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Anderson, Lourey and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1203: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; regulating the use of genetically modified
organisms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 18F.01; and 18F.02, subdivisions 2a, 5, and by
adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18F.

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

Senators Hottinger, Scheid, Sams, Solon and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1204: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the use of HIV and bloodborne
pathogen tests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.20, subdivision 29.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 1205: A bill for an act relating to construction; giving the state building official final authority
for interpreting the State Building Code and prescribing its enforcement; requiring municipalities to submit
annual reports on construction-related fees; regulating construction-related fees; prohibiting municipalities
from requiring waivers of rights as a condition for issuance of a construction-related permit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 15.99, subdivision 3; 16B.61, subdivision 1; 16B.62, subdivision 1;
16B.63, by adding a subdivision; 16B.67; 326.90, subdivision 1; and 462.353, subdivision 4; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 462; and 471.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 1206: A bill for an act relating to Indian affairs council; adding one member to the advisory
council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 3.922, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1207: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a grant to the Nobles
county joint powers transit authority for operating costs of the prairieland transit system.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Foley and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 1208: A bill for an act relating to impaired driving; permitting the results of a preliminary
screening test to be admissible in a criminal prosecution for the crime of implied consent test refusal;
prohibiting certain first-time DWI offenders from receiving a shortened license revocation period;
amending a definition in the plate impoundment law to allow plate impoundment for certain first-time
alcohol-related license revocations; creating a gross misdemeanor penalty for violation of an
alcohol-related restriction on a person's driver's license if the violation occurs while driving a motor
vehicle and authorizing consecutive sentences for these violations in certain cases; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 169A.28, subdivision 2; 169A.41, subdivision 2; 169A.54, subdivision 6; 169A.60,
subdivision 1; 171.09; and 609.035, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1209: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing rate increases for a nursing
facility in Becker county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1210: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the county
biological survey.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Anderson; Kelley, S.P.; Sabo and Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 1211: A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying provisions relating to tenant impact
statements; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 471.9997.

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

Senators Foley, Marty, Betzold, Ranum and Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 1212: A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying use of certain factors in determining
the best interests of a child; clarifying certain language on division of pension plans; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 518.17, subdivision 1; 518.1705, subdivision 5; and 518.58, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Frederickson, Krentz, Price, Vickerman and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1213: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying provisions relating to the
wastewater infrastructure funding program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 446A.07, by
adding a subdivision; and 446A.072, subdivisions 3, 4, and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Tomassoni, Solon, Day, Metzen and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1214: A bill for an act relating to horse racing; modifying license applicant requirements;
modifying medication requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 240.08, subdivision 2;
and 240.24, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1215: A bill for an act relating to human rights; changing provisions pertaining to business
discrimination disability, and inquiry into a charge; permitting discretionary disclosure during
investigation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 363.01, subdivisions 21, 41, and by adding a
subdivision; 363.02, subdivision 5; 363.03, subdivision 8a; 363.06, subdivision 4; and 363.061,
subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1216: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for hearing aids for children;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62E.06, subdivision 1; and 62L.05, subdivision 4; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Cohen, Sabo, Pogemiller and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1217: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for affordable housing; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 462.358, subdivision 2b; and 473.255, subdivisions 1
and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 462 and 473.

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

Senators Sams, Stumpf, Kinkel and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1218: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating an incentive funding program for
career and technical education programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 1219: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; establishing the legislative
commission on metropolitan government; providing for oversight of the metropolitan council's operating
and capital budgets, work program, and capital improvement program; requiring legislative authorization
for the council to adopt its budget, work program, and capital improvement program; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; and 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1220: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the referendum allowance limit;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.17, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Fischbach; Kleis; Sabo and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1221: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money to the housing finance agency
for housing projects serving veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1222: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of plaques on the capitol
grounds recognizing the service of Minnesota's members of the Merchant Marine and of the Women
Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II.

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

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1223: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing 100 percent state funding for
special education revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 125A.76,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; and 125A.79, subdivisions 1 and 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
125A.79, subdivisions 5, 6, and 7.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1224: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for special education cross-subsidy aid;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1225: A bill for an act relating to Hassan township; authorizing an economic development
authority.

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