State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Fourteenth Day


Thursday, February 15, 2001


9:30 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senators Sabo, Pappas, Stumpf, Olson and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Minnesota Learning
Resource Center.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Neuville, Schwab and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 750: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring parents and providers to evaluate
appropriate programs and services before providing amphetamine prescription drugs to children with
attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; clarifying the definition of educational
neglect to indicate that refusing to consent to a special education evaluation does not constitute educational
neglect; determining the number of Minnesota school children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder or
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder currently taking amphetamine prescription drugs; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 125A.027, subdivision 2; 260A.01; and 260C.163,
subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Higgins, Robertson, Frederickson and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 751: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the board of services for the blind;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 248.011; 248.07; 248.10; 248.11; and
256.482, subdivisions 1 and 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 248.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Knutson; Kelly, R.C.; Kleis and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 752: A bill for an act relating to crime; enhancing penalties for vehicular homicide repeat
offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.19, subdivision 2; and 609.195.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Tomassoni; Johnson, Doug and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 753: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the Arrowhead
University Center.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 754: A bill for an act relating to mental health; establishing duties for reducing and preventing
suicides; establishing requirements for discharge plans and transition services for offenders with mental
illness; providing coverage requirements for health plans; adjusting payment rates for certain mental health
providers; establishing coverage requirements for mental health services and treatment; requiring studies;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.56, by adding a subdivision;
245.462, subdivisions 3, 6, 8, 18, 20, and by adding subdivisions; 245.466, subdivision 2; 245.4711, by
adding a subdivision; 245.474, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 245.4871, subdivisions 10, 17,
27, 29, and by adding subdivisions; 245.4875, subdivision 2; 245.4876, subdivision 1, and by adding
subdivisions; 245.488, by adding a subdivision; 245.4885, subdivision 1; 245.70, by adding a subdivision;
246.54; 256.969, subdivision 3a, and by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivision 17, and by adding
subdivisions; 256B.69, by adding subdivisions; 256E.12, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision;
260C.201, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 145; 244;
245; 246; 256B; and 299A;

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dille, Pogemiller, Larson, Metzen and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 755: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the profile of learning.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Sabo; Knutson; Wiger and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 756: A bill for an act relating to peace officers; authorizing federal law enforcement officers to
exercise their arrest authority in this state under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 626.77.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Price, Betzold, Ranum, Hottinger and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 757: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; authorizing counties to give
property owners the option of excluding their names from lists released for nongovernment purposes;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 758: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for fishing contests;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97C.081, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 759: A bill for an act relating to education; community education programs; modifying the
adults with disabilities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.19, subdivision 8; and
124D.20, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Higgins; Tomassoni; Kelly, R.C.; Knutson and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 760: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing funding for the school stability project;
appropriating money.

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

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

S.F. No. 761: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for proportional representation
between the metropolitan area and outstate areas on administrative boards and agencies; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 15.0575, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Samuelson, Sams and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 762: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a cooperative facilities grant
for the Swanville and Upsala school districts; increasing the maximum grant amount; authorizing the sale
of bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123A.443, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Limmer; Scheid; Kierlin and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 763: A bill for an act relating to real estate; providing for the electronic filing of real estate
documents; implementing the work plan of the task force; providing support; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 764: A bill for an act relating to state lands; changing certain exchange requirements;
amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 16, section 31, subdivisions 2, as amended, and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Sams, Lourey, Scheid and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 765: 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 Lessard and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 766: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying sparsity correction revenue; amending
Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 2, section 37.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 767: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for a library for the city of Crosslake.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 768: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 182, Crosby-Ironton.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 769: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing for a grant to school district No.
6067, Tri-District; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hottinger, Pariseau, Terwilliger, Higgins and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 770: A bill for an act relating to poverty; repealing the five-year limit on assistance to needy
families; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256J.32, subdivision 4; and 256J.43, subdivision 1;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256J.42.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kierlin, Berg, Langseth and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 771: A bill for an act relating to qualified newspapers; modifying requirements for qualified
newspapers serving smaller local public corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
331A.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Schwab, Scheevel, Sabo, Frederickson and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 772: A resolution memorializing Congress to authorize and appropriate funding for 40 percent
of the cost of special education.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 773: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring a study on electronic alcohol
monitoring.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 774: A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying that a small employer alternative benefit
plan may exclude maternity benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 62L.055.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 775: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; allowing natural gasoline as petroleum
component in E85 fuel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 296A.01, subdivision 19.

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

Senators Lourey, Ranum, Pappas, Hottinger and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 776: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting the sale or distribution of soda pop in
schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.02, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 777: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system; providing for a
refund of employee contributions with interest for state employees who terminated service at any time in
the past; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 352.22, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni; Knutson; Pappas; Moe, R.D. and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 778: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school lunches and
breakfasts; expanding school eligibility for priority for a fast break for learning grant; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.111, subdivision 1; 124D.115, subdivision 3;
and 124D.1155, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hottinger, Betzold, Knutson, Wiener and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 779: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing protection for disclosure of job
reference information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 780: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating rulemaking by state agencies;
making various technical and housekeeping changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 14.05,
subdivision 3; 14.07, subdivision 2; 14.08; 14.101, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; 14.131;
14.14, subdivision 1a; 14.15, subdivision 1; 14.16, subdivision 1; 14.19; 14.22, subdivision 1; 14.23;
14.25; 14.26, subdivisions 1 and 3; 14.365; 14.38, subdivision 2; 14.386; and 14.388.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 781: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue an on-sale
wine and malt liquor license for the Loring Playhouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
340A.404, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 782: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for county
commissioners to serve as metropolitan council members; regulating contributions to candidates; requiring
a study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a;
10A.27, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a;
204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision
6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision
3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; and 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, and 7; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; 375; and 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.123,
subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a, and 3c.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 783: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for an elected
metropolitan council; regulating economic interest statements of candidates and members; regulating
contributions to candidates; requiring a study; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a; 10A.25, subdivision 2; 10A.27, subdivision 1;
10A.315; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09,
subdivisions 1 and 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1;
204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3;
211B.01, subdivision 3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; 375.09; and 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, and by adding
a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A; 204D; and 473;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a, and 3c; Laws 1994, chapter
628, article 1, section 8.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 784: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for an elected
metropolitan council; regulating contributions to candidates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135,
subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by
adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; and 473.123,
subdivisions 1, 4, and 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; and 473;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a, and 3c.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 785: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; extending the Metropolitan Revenue
Distribution Act to the counties of Chisago, Isanti, Sherburne, and Wright; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 415.16, subdivision 2; 469.177, subdivision 3; 473F.02, subdivisions 2, 3, and 7; and
473F.06.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 786: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring the metropolitan area
local governments to establish urban growth boundaries; requiring the metropolitan council to review and
approve the urban growth boundaries; requiring the metropolitan council to negotiate with the St. Cloud
region to preserve agricultural and open space between the urbanized areas in the two regions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 473.175, by adding a subdivision; and 473.859, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 787: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for county
commissioners to serve as metropolitan council members; regulating contributions to candidates; requiring
a study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a;
10A.27, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a;
204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision
6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision
3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; and 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, and 7; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; 375; and 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.123,
subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a, and 3c.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Orfield introduced--

S.F. No. 788: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring the metropolitan council
to adopt guidelines allocating comprehensive choice housing among cities and towns in the metropolitan
area; requiring metropolitan council review of efforts of cities and towns to comply with the allocation;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 789: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility rates for
ventilator-dependent persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.431, subdivision 2e.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Rest, Samuelson, Belanger and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 790: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the property tax class rate applied to
manufactured home parks; providing a homestead and agricultural credit aid adjustment; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 273.13, subdivision 25; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Vickerman, Murphy, Sams and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 791: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; exempting construction materials and
equipment for certain agricultural processing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Berglin and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 792: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing emergency energy assistance for
nursing facilities; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Tomassoni and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 793: A bill for an act relating to the environment; waiving repayment obligations for certain
solid waste transfer station projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.54, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 794: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a nursing facility case mix
transition plan; imposing a fine 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.

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

S.F. No. 795: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring the continuation of grant-in-aid
snowmobile trail access when the commissioner of natural resources acquires land; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 84.83, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Samuelson, Sams, Tomassoni, Foley and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 796: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing certain patient rights and protections;
regulating coverages; specifying the duties of certain carriers and providers; establishing remedies;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.60; 62J.71, subdivision 3; 62J.80; 62M.05, subdivisions
3a and 3b; 62M.07; 62M.09, subdivisions 2, 3, and 6; 62Q.53, subdivision 2; 62Q.56; 62Q.58, subdivision
3, and by adding subdivisions; and 62Q.73, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 62Q; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Anderson, Lourey and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 797: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for the Minnesota
employment center for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 798: A bill for an act relating to individual income tax; modifying the subtraction for the
elderly and disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.0802, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kleis; Johnson, Dean; Ourada; Fischbach and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 799: A bill for an act relating to local government; appropriating money to the St. Cloud area
planning organization for further development of the transportation component of the St. Cloud area joint
planning district plan.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Kinkel; Sams; Johnson, Doug; Samuelson and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 800: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting equipment and materials
used to make improvements to certain resorts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ranum, Pappas, Cohen and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 801: A bill for an act relating to firearms; prohibiting mass purchases of pistols or
semiautomatic military-style assault weapons under most circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 624.7131, subdivisions 4 and 6; and 624.7132, subdivisions 5 and 9.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Robling, Belanger and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 802: A bill for an act relating to taxation; casino sales tax revenues; modifying payments to
counties with tribal casinos; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 270.60, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 803: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials used in constructing a public works facility and a community and senior activity
center in the city of Osseo; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kleis and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 804: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing correctional plan coverage for the
director of the Reshape program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 352.91, subdivision 3d.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pariseau, Stevens, Samuelson and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 805: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying tagging requirements for
fur-bearing animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97B.901.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 806: A bill for an act relating to courts; removing appellate jurisdiction from district courts
after statutory appeal period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 484.01, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kiscaden, Stumpf, Robertson, Tomassoni and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 807: A bill for an act relating to education; limiting teacher leave extensions to teach in a
charter school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.10, subdivision 20.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Fischbach and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 808: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 748, Sartell.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 809: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 738, Holdingford.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Pogemiller, Stumpf and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 810: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association;
modifying membership eligibility; modifying the definition of allowable service for benefit calculation
purposes; prorating service credit for benefit calculation purposes; modifying employer reporting
requirements; modifying contribution rates; changing amortization requirements; modifying the definition
of vesting; modifying contribution refunds; providing for state assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 273.1385, subdivision 1; 353.01, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2b, 7, 11b, 12, 12a, 16, and by adding
subdivisions; 353.27, subdivisions 2, 3a, 4, and 11; 353.29, subdivision 1; 353.32, subdivision 1a; 353.33,
subdivision 1; 353.34, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and by adding subdivisions; 353.35, subdivision 2; 353.71,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 353.86, subdivision 1; and 356.215, subdivision 4g.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Price, Bachmann, Krentz and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 811: A bill for an act relating to property owners; Ramsey and Washington counties;
removing the sunset provision on a law relating to control of disclosure of certain personal information;
amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 3, section 27, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Scheid, Ring, Metzen and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 812: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a Civilian
Conservation Corps worker statue.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 813: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing grants and incentives to motor fuel
retailers who install pumps and equipment to dispense cleaner fuel; requiring the state to buy and operate
clean-fuel vehicles when available; requiring labeling for vehicles using clean fuel; imposing misdemeanor
penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 273.11, by adding a
subdivision; 296A.07, subdivision 3; 296A.08, subdivision 2; and 297A.68, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16C; 41A; and 239.

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

Senators Sams, Vickerman, Anderson and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 814: A bill for an act relating to commerce; creating an education program to market the use
of clean fuels; adding a definition; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
296A.01, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Vickerman; Johnson, Dean; Murphy; Moe, R.D. and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 815: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; allowing the commissioner of agriculture to
approve up to three new ethanol plants for the ethanol producer payment program; extending the ethanol
producer payment program by two years; repealing the ethanol production goal; increasing the cap on the
open appropriation for ethanol producer payments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 41A.09, subdivisions 3a and 5a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 41A.09,
subdivision 1a.

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

Senators Higgins; Cohen; Knutson; Johnson, Dave and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 816: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing management and
technical assistance to nonprofit organizations; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Senators Kierlin and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 817: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making clarifying and technical changes to sales and
use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 289A.31, subdivision 7; 289A.50, subdivision 2;
297A.61, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 17, 19, 22, and 23; 297A.66, subdivisions 1 and 3; 297A.67,
subdivisions 8, 23, 24, and 25; 297A.68, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 11, 13, 14, 18, and 25; 297A.69, subdivision
2; 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 13, and 14; 297A.75; 297A.77, subdivision 1; 297A.80;
297A.82, subdivision 3; 297A.89, subdivision 1; 297A.90, subdivision 1; 297A.91, subdivision 1;
297A.92, subdivision 2; 297A.94; and 297A.99, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 297A.61, subdivision 16; 297A.68, subdivision 21; and 297A.71, subdivision 21.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 818: 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.

Senators Lourey, Vickerman, Fischbach, Metzen and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 819: A bill for an act relating to occupations; requiring plumbers to be licensed; establishing
inspection requirements for new plumbing installations; allowing the commissioner to charge fees to hire
staff; licensing restricted plumbing contractors; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 144.122; 326.01, by adding a subdivision; 326.37, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision;
326.38; and 326.40, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 326.45.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

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

S.F. No. 820: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials used
for the Dakota county Rosemount highway shop; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 821: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials used
for the Dakota county northern service center; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 822: A bill for an act relating to Dakota county; appropriating money for feasibility and
environmental studies and preliminary engineering for the Cedar Avenue transportation corridor.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold, Solon, Marty, Cohen and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 823: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying provisions dealing with motor vehicle
dealer franchise transfers and objections to establishment or relocation of a franchise; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 80E.13; and 80E.14, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Wiger; Terwilliger; Hottinger and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 824: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying the immunity from liability for
persons rendering certain emergency care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 604A.01,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Krentz, Schwab, Lourey, Scheid and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 825: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the state commitment to the
debt service equalization aid program; lowering the initial local levy; fixing the equalizing factor to the
average statewide tax base; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123B.53,
subdivisions 4 and 5; and 123B.54.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Krentz; Price; Johnson, Doug; Wiger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 826: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the acquisition of
state park lands.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 827: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for HIV/AIDS in the
workplace education.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 828: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to address certain health
disparities across populations.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, Dean; Kelly, R.C.; Day and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 829: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying filing fee for vehicle transactions;
making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168.33, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kiscaden, Hottinger and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 830: A bill for an act relating to insurance; simplifying regulation of health insurers and health
maintenance organizations; establishing a task force on small business health insurance; providing
appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.65, subdivision 5; 62D.08, by adding a
subdivision; 62N.25, subdivision 7; 62Q.19, subdivision 1; and 256B.692, subdivision 2; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62D; and 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
62D.08, subdivision 5; 62Q.07; and 62Q.075.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Frederickson; Johnson, Dean and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 831: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying requirements for invention developers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 325A.04, by adding a subdivision; 325A.06, subdivisions 1
and 2; and 325A.09, subdivision 5, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
325A.06, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Frederickson; Johnson, Dean and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 832: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for grants to the
Minnesota Inventors Congress.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 833: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Knife river
harbor of refuge and marina.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Doug and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 834: A bill for an act relating to the iron range resources and rehabilitation board; regulating
board membership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 298.22, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Johnson, Doug; Tomassoni and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 835: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a master logger
certification program.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 836: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to Koochiching
county for construction of a regional cold weather testing facility; authorizing issuance of bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 837: A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money for community corrections
subsidy grants; appropriating money for grants for sex offender treatment corrections; appropriating
money for grants for community corrections productive day initiative programs.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 838: A bill for an act relating to transportation; proposing amendment to Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, by adding a section to require 32 percent of motor vehicle sales tax proceeds be
deposited in highway user tax distribution fund; and appropriating money to improve transit, reduce traffic
congestion, and enhance interregional corridors.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Foley, Lourey, Ring and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 839: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Minnesota universal health board;
creating the Minnesota universal health program; establishing the Minnesota health care trust fund;
establishing statewide and regional health care budgets; appropriating money; proposing coding for new
law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62K; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 62J.212.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Langseth; Moe, R.D.; Stumpf; Vickerman and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 840: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain agricultural equipment from sales
and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.61, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kiscaden, Krentz, Stumpf, Robertson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 841: A bill for an act relating to retirement; exempting substitute teachers and certain other
licensed teachers from earnings limitations and annuity reductions upon performing teaching services after
retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 354.44, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 842: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a regional planning
management study.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 843: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 111, Watertown-Mayer.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Betzold; Limmer and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 844: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; establishing a mental health court pilot
program for criminal offenders in the second judicial district; authorizing the sharing of certain corrections
and detention data for supervision purposes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 13.85, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 845: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that a person who causes the death of a child
under the age of 14 and with premeditation and intent shall be sentenced to life imprisonment without the
possibility of release; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 609.106, subdivision 2; and 609.185.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Cohen and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 846: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing use of the criminal justice data
communications network for determining if civil commitment petitions of proposed patient as sexual
psychopathic or sexually dangerous person should be filed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
299C.46, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Vickerman, Stumpf, Hottinger, Larson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 847: A bill for an act relating to rural economic development; providing funding for the rural
policy and development center at Minnesota State University, Mankato; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 848: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; excluding certain families and individuals
from the 18-month employer-subsidized coverage barrier; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
256L.07, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Vickerman, Stumpf, Hottinger and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 849: A bill for an act relating to rural economic development; allowing staff of the rural policy
and development center to participate in state insurance, retirement, and other plans that apply to state
employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116J.421, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Oliver, Terwilliger, Belanger and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 850: A bill for an act relating to public lands; requiring the transfer of land owned by
Hennepin county to the city of Eden Prairie; appropriating money for the sale of the land.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stevens and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 851: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing city purchases on credit cards;
providing for personal liability for city officers and employees for unauthorized credit card purchases;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.