State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Fifteenth Day


Monday, February 19, 2001


11:30 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 Kiscaden, Lourey, Stevens, Foley and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 852: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to annually
establish an immunization schedule for persons enrolled in an elementary or secondary school, child care
facility, or public or private post-secondary educational institutions; establishing a task force; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 121A.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, and by adding subdivisions; and
135A.14, subdivisions 2 and 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.15, subdivisions 6 and
10.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 853: A bill for an act relating to education finance; qualifying all school districts that
implement an integration plan for integration revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
124D.86, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lourey, Sams and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 854: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a milk price control board; providing
for minimum pricing of raw milk and maximum pricing of milk at wholesale and retail; creating the option
for a milk supply quota system; allowing for pooling of milk payments; authorizing enforcement;
imposing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 32A.

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

Senators Krentz, Hottinger and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 855: A bill for an act relating to education; reducing the square footage qualification for the
alternative facilities bonding and levy program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.59,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 856: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for turkey respiratory
disease research.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Samuelson; Kelly, R.C.; Langseth; Berglin and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 857: A bill for an act relating to public finance; funding for Gillette Children's Speciality
Health Care; transportation and capital improvements; authorizing spending for public purposes;
authorizing spending to acquire and to better land and buildings and other improvements of a capital
nature; amending earlier authorizations; authorizing and reauthorizing sale of state bonds; converting
certain capital project financing from general obligation bonding to general fund cash; appropriating
money; amending Laws 2000, chapter 479, article 1, section 2, subdivision 11; and by adding a section;
Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section 18, subdivision 1; and section 26, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Lourey, Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 858: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a mediation process for day
training and habilitation service variance requests; establishing a day training and habilitation rate structure
pilot project; establishing county responsibilities; extending a task force; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 252.46, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1999, chapter 152, section 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Solon, Day and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 859: A bill for an act relating to professions; creating the Accountancy Act of 2001;
authorizing rulemaking; imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 3.972,
subdivision 1; 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 214.01, subdivision 3; 319B.02, subdivision 19; 326.53; 367.36,
subdivision 1; 412.222; 471.49, subdivision 10; and 544.42, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law
as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 326.165; 326.1655;
326.17; 326.18; 326.19; 326.191; 326.192; 326.197; 326.20; 326.201; 326.21; 326.211; 326.212; 326.22;
326.223; 326.224; 326.225; 326.228; and 326.229.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 860: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for nonvoting members
to serve on the metropolitan council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.123, subdivisions 1,
3, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 861: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; adding the chemical substance known as
MDMA to the list of schedule I controlled substances; adding the chemical substances known as MDMA
and MDA to certain controlled substance penalty enhancement provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 152.02, subdivision 2; 152.022, subdivision 1; and 152.023, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ring, Foley, Krentz, Frederickson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 862: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for local community
forest ecosystem health programs, community forestry assessments, and tree planting.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 863: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; classifying Carisoprodol as a controlled
substance upon the effective date of a final rule adding Carisoprodol to the federal schedules of controlled
substances; amending Laws 1997, chapter 239, article 4, section 15, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 864: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; reducing the general rate; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.62, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 865: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the commissioner
of corrections to acquire land and remove buildings and structures to create a buffer zone next to the Rush
City prison; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Pappas, Robertson, Lourey, Stumpf and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 866: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for family and early childhood
education, children and family support programs, prevention, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning;
providing for kindergarten through grade 12 general education, education excellence, special programs,
facilities and technology, libraries; and advisory committees and miscellaneous kindergarten through grade
12 education provisions; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.32,
subdivision 3; 13.43, by adding a subdivision; 15.059, subdivision 5a; 16B.616, subdivision 4; 119A.05,
subdivision 2; 119A.43, subdivision 1; 119B.011, subdivisions 7 and 19; 119B.02, subdivision 1; 120A.22,
subdivisions 7, 10, and 11; 120B.30, subdivision 1; 122A.16; 122A.18, subdivision 4, and by adding a
subdivision; 122A.20, subdivision 1; 122A.24, subdivision 3; 122A.25, by adding a subdivision; 122A.31,
subdivision 2; 122A.64; 123A.442, subdivision 2; 123B.03, subdivision 1; 123B.143, subdivision 1;
123B.42, subdivision 3; 123B.44, subdivision 6; 123B.57, subdivisions 3 and 6; 123B.71, subdivisions 1,
4, 8, and 9; 123B.75, subdivision 5, and by adding a subdivision; 124D.03, subdivision 4; 124D.10,
subdivisions 4 and 8; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.80, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 124D.84, subdivision 1;
124D.892, subdivisions 1 and 3; 124D.894; 125A.023, subdivision 4; 125A.027, by adding a subdivision;
125A.09, subdivision 11; 125A.11, subdivision 3; 125A.27, subdivision 15; 125A.28; 125A.515; 125A.76,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivisions 1 and 9; 126C.12, subdivisions 2, 3,
4, 5, and by adding a subdivision; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 6, 9, 10, and 11; 126C.23, subdivision 5;
126C.41, subdivision 3; 126C.43, subdivision 3; 127A.30; 127A.41, subdivision 5; 127A.42; 127A.50,
subdivision 2; 134.31, subdivision 5; 179A.20, subdivision 3; and 626.556, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 7, 10, 10b,
10d, 10e, 10i, 10j, and 11; Laws 1992, chapter 499, article 7, section 31, as amended; Laws 2000, chapter
489, article 2, section 39, subdivision 2; article 3, section 25, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 123B.71, subdivisions 3 and 10; 124D.07; 126C.01, subdivision 10; 126C.10, subdivisions
12 and 23; 126C.16, subdivision 2; 126C.17, subdivision 12; 126C.18; 126C.22; 126C.30; 126C.31;
126C.32; 126C.33; 126C.34; 126C.35; 126C.36; 126C.42, subdivisions 2 and 3; 126C.47; 127A.44;
Minnesota Rules, parts 3501.0280, subpart 3; 3530.2610; 3530.2612; 3530.2614; 3530.2616; 3530.2618;
3530.2620; 3530.2622; 3530.2624; 3530.2626; 3530.2628; 3530.2630; 3530.2632; 3530.2634; 3530.2636;
3530.2638; 3530.2640; 3530.2642; and 3530.2644.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Robertson, Terwilliger, Higgins, Scheid and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 867: A bill for an act relating to housing; housing finance agency; appropriating money for
supportive housing for adults with disabilities.

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

Senators Price; Moe, R.D.; Krentz; Frederickson and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 868: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending the environment and natural
resources trust fund advisory committee; creating a task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 15.059, subdivision 5a; and 116P.06, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sabo; Limmer; Kelly, R.C. and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 869: A bill for an act relating to corrections; creating discipline procedures for correctional
officers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Robling; Ranum; Johnson, Dave; Pappas and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 870: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; exempting certain purchases by
licensed child care facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.68, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 871: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the definition of
employer-subsidized insurance under MinnesotaCare; providing exemptions from the four-month
uninsured requirement; repealing a prohibition on coverage in the same month; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 256L.07, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 256L.04, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lesewski, Larson, Olson, Kinkel and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 872: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for grants for rural charter schools of
excellence; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 873: A bill for an act relating to animals; allowing officers certain discretion in investigating
alleged cruelty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 343.12.

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

Senators Pappas, Robertson, Stumpf and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 874: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring quarterly pupil unit reporting for
charter schools in their first three years of operation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.11,
subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Frederickson and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 875: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing gross weight seasonal increase
for transporting sweet corn and peas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.825, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lesewski; Johnson, Dean; Larson; Johnson, Doug and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 876: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting schools to sponsor potluck events;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 157.22.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas; Pogemiller; Chaudhary; Kelly, R.C. and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 877: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; expanding eligibility for school
readiness programs; expanding services offered by school readiness programs; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, and by
adding a subdivision; and 124D.16, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Ranum, Samuelson, Kiscaden and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 878: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for mental health
services for children who have emotional disturbance and exhibit violent or destructive behavior and for
adolescents who have serious emotional disturbance and exhibit violent behavior.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ranum, Pappas, Sabo and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 879: A bill for an act relating to education; phasing in full-day kindergarten for all students;
expanding the first grade preparedness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 124D.081, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, Samuelson and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 880: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions for licensing
background studies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.46, subdivision 4; 214.104; and
245A.04, subdivisions 3a and 3d.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley, Ranum, Lourey, Neuville and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 881: A bill for an act relating to public safety; mental illness; authorizing model policing
program pilot projects; creating a community mental health peace officer advisory board; requiring
reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Sabo; Johnson, Dave; Orfield; Knutson and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 882: A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; requiring landlords to accept current
tenant reports on prospective tenants if available; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 504B.

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

Senators Hottinger, Frederickson, Day and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 883: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing procedure for requesting a variance or
waiver for rules regarding the operation, construction, and equipment of hospitals; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 884: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for the continuation of
the center for reducing rural violence.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 885: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in constructing an outdoor swimming pool in the city of
Faribault; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kiscaden, Sams, Lourey and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 886: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the expiration date of the
alternative quality assurance licensing system project; modifying other requirements; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256B.095; 256B.0951, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, and
by adding subdivisions; and 256B.0952, subdivisions 1 and 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
256B.0951, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 887: A bill for an act relating to health; creating registration for medical response units;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144E.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, Dave; Sabo; Ranum; Johnson, Doug and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 888: A bill for an act relating to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; providing for the
impact of expansion of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; authorizing airport mitigation
planning and the establishment of airport impact zones in the cities of Bloomington, Burnsville, Eagan,
Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Richfield, and St. Paul; creating an airport impact mitigation fund in the
state treasury; authorizing certain related activities by the department of trade and economic development;
authorizing a metropolitan area credit enhancement program including a contingent metropolitan area
property tax levy; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Robling, Belanger, Pariseau and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 889: A bill for an act relating to Scott county; amending Laws 1974, chapter 473.

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

Senators Lourey, Fischbach, Higgins, Sams and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 890: A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; increasing the medical assistance income
standard; increasing the asset limitations for medical assistance eligibility for the elderly and disabled;
disregarding child support payments, social security benefits, and other basic needs benefits as income for
TEFRA medical assistance eligibility for disabled children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
256B.056, subdivisions 1a, 3, and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 891: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring duties of the state treasurer to
the .............; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 276.11, subdivision 1; 299D.03, subdivision 5;
and 354.52, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 892: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions for supportive housing
and managed care pilot project; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
256K.25, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Chaudhary, Marty, Anderson, Pappas and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 893: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Project ReConnect.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 894: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Westwood
Hills nature center.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Fischbach and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 895: A bill for an act relating to the agricultural utilization resource institute; providing for an
additional member on the board of directors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116O.09,
subdivision 1a.

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

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 896: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for municipal water and wastewater systems in St. Stephen.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 897: A bill for an act relating to lake improvement districts; changing the percent of property
owners necessary to petition for creation and termination of a district and for holding a referendum on
creation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 103B.521, subdivision 1; 103B.545, subdivision 1;
and 103B.581, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy, Stumpf, Larson and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 898: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying eligibility requirements for state
educational financial aid; increasing child care grant award; classifying certain Edvest data; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.95, subdivisions 2 and 4; 136A.121, subdivisions 6 and 9;
136A.125, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 136A.243, by adding a subdivision; 136A.244, by adding a
subdivision; and 299A.45, subdivisions 1 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Langseth, Sams and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 899: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate adjustment 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 Johnson, Dave; Belanger; Sams and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 900: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the moratorium on
nursing facility construction to allow construction of a replacement facility; providing a rate increase for
the new facility; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144A.071, subdivision
4a; and 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 901: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income tax; allowing for a subtraction of
certain governmental pension income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision
19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy, Day, Belanger, Sams and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 902: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a personal income tax exemption and an
exemption or credit for dependents; providing a single factor corporate franchise tax apportionment
formula; repealing nonprofit health plan premium tax, MinnesotaCare provider taxes, and hospital medical
assistance taxes; allocating tobacco settlement proceeds to a subsidized health insurance account; repealing
the health care access fund; exempting sales to political subdivisions of a state; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62J.041, subdivision 1; 62Q.095, subdivision 6; 144.1494,
subdivision 1; 144.1495, subdivision 2; 144.1496, subdivision 1; 214.16, subdivisions 2 and 3; 256L.02,
subdivisions 3 and 4; 270B.01, subdivision 8; 270B.14, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.191,
subdivisions 2 and 3; 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 297A.991, subdivision 2; and 297I.15, by adding
a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; and 290; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.4967, subdivision 3; 16A.724; 16A.76; 62T.10; 144.1484,
subdivision 2; 256.9657, subdivision 2; 256B.19, subdivision 1b; 290.191, subdivisions 4, 10, 11, and 12;
295.50; 295.51; 295.52; 295.53; 295.54; 295.55; 295.56; 295.57; 295.58; 295.581; 295.582; 295.59; and
297I.05, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Berglin, Pappas and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 903: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; prohibiting racial profiling by law
enforcement; requiring the collection and analysis of data and the adoption of policies on racial profiling;
requiring that certain information be provided to motorists involved in a traffic stop; requiring law
enforcement training in eliminating racial profiling; providing that certain windshield violations are not
primary offenses; creating an advisory committee; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.871, subdivision 6; and 169.71, subdivision 1; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Limmer; Johnson, Dave; Bachmann; Kelley, S.P. and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 904: A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; abolishing the hospital surcharge for
certain medical assistance costs; appropriating money; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
256.9657, subdivision 2; and 256B.19, subdivision 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Krentz, Price, Sabo, Stumpf and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 905: A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money for the lead hazard reduction
project.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 906: A bill for an act relating to school buses; limiting authority to operate certain school
buses without a school bus endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.321, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kleis, Day and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 907: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the prescription
drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256.955, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ourada, Limmer and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 908: A bill for an act relating to Wright county; permitting the appointment of the county
recorder.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 909: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting independent school district No. 877,
Buffalo, to permanently start the school year before Labor Day.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Robertson, Betzold, Rest and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 910: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; redefining "residential roadway";
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.01, subdivision 81.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Bachmann, Langseth, Price, Krentz and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 911: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for stage II of the reconstruction of the state-owned storm sewer system from the
prison pond in Bayport to the St. Croix river.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Tomassoni, Stevens and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 912: A bill for an act relating to highways; modifying provisions governing use of highway
right-of-way by snowmobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 84.87, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 913: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for payment of a sales tax rebate;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hottinger, Metzen, Scheid, Bachmann and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 914: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicle fuel franchises; removing an expiration date;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 80C.147.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Lourey, Ranum and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 915: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing for a tax credit; requiring security
measures for convenience stores; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.