State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twelfth Day


Thursday, February 8, 2001


9:30 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senators Reiter, Stevens, Hottinger, Vickerman and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 570: A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing obsolete rules; repealing
Minnesota Rules, parts 1800.1800; 1800.1900; 4900.2700; 4900.2701; 4900.2702; 4900.2703; 4900.2704;
4900.2705; 4900.2706; 4900.2707; 4900.3500; 4900.3510; 4900.3520; 4900.3530; 4900.3540; 4900.3550;
7300.0100; 7300.0110; 7300.0200; 7300.0300; 7300.0350; 7300.0500; 7300.0600; 7300.0700; 7300.0800;
7300.0810; 7300.0850; 7300.0900; 7300.1000; 7300.1100; 7300.1200; 7300.1300; 7300.1400; 7300.1500;
7300.1600; 7300.1700; 7300.1910; 7300.2000; 7300.2100; 7300.2400; 7300.2600; 7300.2800; 7300.2900;
7300.2950; 7300.3000; 7300.3100; 7300.3200; 7300.3300; 7306.0100; 7306.0150; 7306.0200; 7306.0300;
7306.0400; 7306.0500; 7306.0600; 7320.0010; 7320.0020; 7320.0030; 7320.0040; 7320.0050; 7320.0060;
7320.0070; 7320.0080; 7320.0090; 7320.0100; 7320.0110; 7320.0120; 7320.0130; 7320.0140; 7320.0150;
7320.0160; 7320.0170; 7320.0180; 7320.0190; 7320.0200; 7320.0210; 7320.0220; 7610.0100, subpart 17;
7610.0160; 7610.0700; 7645.0100; 7645.0110; 7645.0200; 7645.0210; 7645.0220; 7645.0230; 7645.0240;
7645.0250; 7645.0260; 7645.0300; 7645.0310; 7645.0320; 7645.0330; 7645.0340; 7645.0400; 7645.0410;
7645.0420; 7645.0430; 7645.0440; 7645.0450; 7645.0460; 7645.0470; 7645.0480; 7645.0500; 7645.0510;
7645.0520; 7645.0530; 7645.0540; 7645.0550; 7645.0560; 7645.0570; 7645.0580; 7660.0010; 7660.0020;
7660.0030; 7660.0040; 7660.0050; 7660.0060; 7660.0070; 7660.0080; 7660.0090; 7660.0100; 7665.0100;
7665.0110; 7665.0120; 7665.0130; 7665.0140; 7665.0150; 7665.0160; 7680.0100; 7680.0110; 7680.0120;
7680.0130; 7680.0140; 7680.0150; 7680.0160; 7680.0170; 7680.0180; 7680.0190; 7680.0200; 7856.1000,
subpart 3; and 7857.3000, subpart 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 571: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Louis Park; authorizing local contribution for
certain tax increment financing districts.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 572: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a new teacher mentoring pilot
program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 573: 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 Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 574: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring home care providers to provide at least 15
days' notice of service termination; increasing state health care program reimbursement rates for home
care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144A.44, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Lourey and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 575: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an offset for provider surcharges
paid erroneously; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 576: A bill for an act relating to local government aids; increasing the local government aid
paid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 577: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; regulating transit on park roads in
St. Paul; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.411, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 578: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for park restoration in
St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Terwilliger, Ourada and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 579: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring voters to provide picture identification;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 204C.10.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Sams; Hottinger; Samuelson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 580: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a nursing grant program for persons of
color; modifying the summer health care interns program; modifying a nursing loan forgiveness program;
establishing a rural nursing scholarship program and school nurse loan forgiveness program; providing
rate increases to certain nursing facilities; establishing a community health care planning program;
requiring a study; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.1464,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 144.1496, subdivision 3; and 256B.431, by adding a subdivision; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 144; and 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Johnson, Doug; Tomassoni; Stumpf and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 581: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain lands qualify for payments in
lieu of taxation; modifying the annual adjustment of payments in lieu of taxation; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 477A.11, subdivisions 3 and 4; and 477A.145.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Oliver, Terwilliger, Wiger and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 582: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise tax; adopting single sales
apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.191, subdivisions 2 and 3; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.191, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pariseau, Lesewski, Robling and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 583: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in constructing a police department and a central maintenance
facility in the city of Farmington; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a
subdivision; and 297A.75, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Pappas, Tomassoni, Murphy and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 584: A bill for an act relating to employment; enacting the Temporary Workers Bill of Rights;
providing criminal and civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senators Price; Johnson, Dean; Johnson, Doug; Kelly, R.C. and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 585: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating a local road improvement fund;
specifying uses for the fund; providing for transfers to the fund; establishing an advisory committee;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Fischbach, Pariseau and Bachmann introduced--

S.F. No. 586: A bill for an act relating to the military; increasing allowable tuition reimbursement for
national guard members; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 192.501,
subdivision 2.

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

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 587: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for reconstruction and modification of the Ottertail dam on Red Lake river.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ranum, Anderson, Krentz and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 588: A bill for an act relating to school districts; requiring the commissioner of children,
families, and learning to notify school districts annually that wood treated with arsenic should be treated
every two years; prohibiting school districts and charter schools from purchasing wood treated with
arsenic unless the district or school commits to sealing the wood every two years; appropriating money;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Foley and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 589: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; expanding the exemption for home
heating fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ranum; Kelly, R.C.; Pappas; Chaudhary and Sabo introduced--

S.F. No. 590: A bill for an act relating to transportation; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article XIV, section 10, and by adding a section; providing that revenue from future increases
in motor fuel taxes be credited one-half to the highway user tax distribution fund and one-half to a new
Minnesota public transit fund.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 591: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Beaver Bay to impose a sales
and use tax; providing for use of the proceeds.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hottinger, Vickerman, Neuville, Frederickson and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 592: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a grant to independent
school district No. 508, St. Peter, for declining pupil aid.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 593: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 2358, Tri-County schools.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 594: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that enrollment in certain conservation
programs does not disqualify land from classification as a special agricultural homestead; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.124, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 595: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing funding for the St. George
community wastewater treatment system in Nicollet county; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Krentz, Price, Murphy and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 596: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for implementing the
management plan under the Lower St. Croix Wild and Scenic River Act.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger; Lourey; Kelly, R.C. and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 597: A bill for an act relating to human services; adjusting payment for ambulance service;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Reiter introduced--

S.F. No. 598: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing funding to one ICF/MR for costs
related to field audit disallowances and providing exemptions from the spend-up limit; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Lessard; Frederickson and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 599: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for state recreation
areas.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lesewski, Murphy, Tomassoni, Bachmann and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 600: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for
musical instruments used in school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Frederickson and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 601: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a regional sludge
management demonstration project.

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

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 602: A bill for an act relating to cosmetology; exempting services provided at assisted living
establishments from certain requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 155A.08,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Wiger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 603: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing special license plates for veterans
of the United States military action in Grenada; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168.123,
subdivision 2.

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

Senators Pariseau, Lessard, Tomassoni, Berg and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 604: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing the owner costs and fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 117.042; 117.175, subdivision 2; and 117.232; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kiscaden, Scheevel and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 605: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a health sciences center at University Center Rochester, including gym
demolition and utility and road rerouting.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Orfield and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 606: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; increasing the police chief's
appointing authority; amending Laws 1961, chapter 108, section 1, as amended; and by adding a section.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Terwilliger, Belanger and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 607: A bill for an act relating to highways; imposing restrictions on the construction project on
marked trunk highway No. 62 in Minneapolis and Richfield.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Belanger, Terwilliger and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 608: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring route to be identified before
spending appropriations to study light rail transit and commuter rail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 174.35; 174.88, subdivision 2; and 473.399, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Belanger, Terwilliger and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 609: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring local approval for location of
commuter rail route through residential area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 174.80, by
adding a subdivision; and 174.86, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 610: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for alternative competency-based
administrative licensure programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 611: A bill for an act relating to retirement; various retirement plans; eliminating restrictions
on the purchase of service credit for prior military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
352.275, subdivision 1; 352B.01, subdivision 3a; 353.01, subdivision 16a; 354.533, subdivision 1; and
354A.097, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Hottinger; Frederickson; Johnson, Doug; Fowler and Johnson, Dave introduced--

S.F. No. 612: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a pilot project for the
River Bend Rural Advanced Business Facilitation Program.

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

Senators Samuelson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 613: A bill for an act relating to crimes; creating a pilot project chemical dependency
treatment program for chronic driving-while-impaired offenders; authorizing courts to order repeat DWI
offenders to successfully complete the program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 169A.275, subdivision 5, and by adding a subdivision; and 169A.70, subdivision 3; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 614: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing funding for cleanup of the Pig's
Eye dump in St. Paul; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 615: A bill for an act relating to environment; repealing obsolete rules; repealing Minnesota
Rules, parts 9220.0100; 9220.0110; 9220.0120; 9220.0130; 9220.0140; 9220.0150; 9220.0160;
9220.0170; 9220.0180; 9220.0800; 9220.0805; 9220.0810; 9220.0815; 9220.0820; 9220.0825; 9220.0830;
9220.0835; 9220.0900; 9220.0905; 9220.0910; 9220.0915; 9220.0920; 9220.0925; 9220.0930; and
9220.0935.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lourey, Hottinger, Betzold, Kiscaden and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 616: A bill for an act relating to health professions; establishing a registration system for
massage therapists and Oriental bodywork therapists; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal
penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 116J.70,
subdivision 2a; 144.335, subdivision 1; 214.23, subdivision 1; and 604A.01, subdivision 2; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Knutson, Marty, Orfield, Betzold and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 617: A bill for an act relating to parentage; adopting the Uniform Parentage Act (2000);
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 257.51; 257.52; 257.53; 257.54; 257.541; 257.55; 257.56; 257.57; 257.58; 257.59; 257.60;
257.61; 257.62; 257.63; 257.64; 257.65; 257.651; 257.66; 257.67; 257.68; 257.69; 257.70; 257.71; 257.72;
257.73; 257.74; and 257.75.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ranum, Anderson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 618: A bill for an act relating to firearms; requiring licensing of persons who transfer more
than four pistols or semiautomatic military-style assault weapons in a year; providing procedures for
application and background checks; prescribing conditions for dealer licenses; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 619: A bill for an act relating to crime; requiring additional findings before pretrial release of a
defendant accused of domestic abuse, harassment, or violation of an order for protection; providing that
additional crimes and crimes from other jurisdictions may be used to enhance penalties; increasing
criminal penalties; specifying standards for domestic abuse offender programs and requiring courts to
sentence certain offenders to these programs; authorizing domestic abuse advocates to access private data
in police reports; clarifying procedures for recognition of parentage and requiring separate proceedings;
allowing certain prior statements of domestic abuse by the victim to be admissible in judicial proceedings;
requiring probation agencies to adopt specialized policies for classifying the risk level of domestic abuse
offenders; requiring data collection on disorderly conduct convictions; appropriating money to increase
supervision of high risk domestic abuse offenders by means of caseload reduction; appropriating money to
fund services for battered women; appropriating money for criminal justice intervention projects;
appropriating money for monitoring judicial responses to domestic assault; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 257.75, subdivision 3; 299C.10, subdivision 1; 518B.01, subdivisions 3, 6, and 14; 609.224,
subdivisions 2 and 4; 609.2242, subdivisions 2 and 4; 609.748, subdivision 6; 609.749, subdivisions 4 and
5; 629.341, subdivisions 1 and 4; and 629.72; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 518B; 611A; and 634; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.2244, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ring, Higgins, Marty, Hottinger and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 620: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to place individual names on graves at regional treatment center cemeteries; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Price; Cohen; Sabo and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 621: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for rehabilitation of the Ford
Parkway Bridge.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy, Orfield, Chaudhary, Sabo and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 622: A bill for an act relating to public employment; requiring payment of the prevailing wage
rate to state employees engaged in the erection, construction, remodeling, or repairing of public buildings
or works; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177.

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

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 623: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the general education revenue isolation
index; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.10, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 624: A bill for an act relating to public employment; making it an unfair labor practice to
unilaterally modify benefits received by retired employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
179A.13, subdivision 2.

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

Senator Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 625: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing a postretirement adjustment for certain
retired police officers and firefighters in Eveleth.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Tomassoni; Solon; Johnson, Doug; Moe, R.D. and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 626: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for districts with
declining enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5 and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Tomassoni; Solon; Johnson, Doug; Moe, R.D. and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 627: A bill for an act relating to education finance; using a five-year average enrollment to
calculate declining pupil revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5, 6,
and 14.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Scheevel, Schwab and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 628: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; amending the definition of agricultural land
for the purpose of the recreation trespass law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97B.001,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Wiener, Fischbach, Stumpf and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 629: A bill for an act relating to civil action; regulating the apportionment of joint and several
liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 604.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 630: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing an exclusion for capital
gains; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; and 290.091, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 631: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; exempting homestead, agricultural, and
seasonal recreational property from the general education tax; reducing property tax class rates;
establishing a new homestead credit program; modifying the computation of certain school district levies;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.13, subdivisions 1 and 2;
126C.14; 126C.17, subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, and 31;
273.1393; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.08, subdivision 1b; and 276.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 127A; and 273; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
273.13, subdivision 24a; 273.1382; and 275.08, subdivision 1e.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 632: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing grants to the city of Ada to
reimburse expenses in connection with temporary financing in anticipation of FEMA financing for 1997
flood recovery projects; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 633: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending the local intervention grant
formula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256J.625.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Hottinger and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 634: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring certain qualifications for rehabilitation
counselors; requiring a study; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 635: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; children, families, and learning; appropriating
money for a grant to provide transitional housing services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 636: A bill for an act relating to young people; appropriating money for youth outreach
services.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kelley, S.P. and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 637: A bill for an act relating to education finance; including a growth factor in the
referendum revenue cap; restoring the original referendum revenue cap percentage; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Anderson, Higgins, Orfield and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 638: A bill for an act relating to employment; creating equal pay commission; requiring a
study and report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363.

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

Senators Solon; Johnson, Doug and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 639: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for hazardous materials
teams.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Sams, Lourey, Hottinger, Ring and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 640: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying summer health intern provisions; modifying
provisions for grants to rural hospitals; funding the rural hospital, planning, and transition grant program;
modifying student loan repayment provisions for health professionals; creating a health care technician
loan forgiveness program; creating a rural hospital nurse loan forgiveness program; eliminating the sunset
for medical assistance coverage of telemedicine consultations; funding rural health initiatives through the
general fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.1464, subdivision 2;
144.147, subdivision 2; 144.148, subdivision 8; and 256B.0625, subdivision 3b; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 641: A bill for an act relating to state employment; establishing the health care reimbursement
plan for state employees; creating a task force; defining terms; transferring funds; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 352.03, subdivisions 4 and 6; 356A.01, subdivisions 8 and
24; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352G.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 642: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a bus purchase levy; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Reiter; Wiger; Johnson, Debbie; Robling and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 643: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of
construction materials and equipment used in constructing a city hall in the city of Arden Hills; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.75.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Samuelson, Hottinger, Pariseau and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 644: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a dentists loan forgiveness program;
establishing a donated dental services program; repealing the requirement of participation in state health
care programs for dental providers; requiring the commissioner of human services to carve out dental
services in managed care contracts; increasing reimbursement rates for dental care; providing certain
immunities for dental providers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
256B.037, subdivision 1; 256B.0644; 256B.69, subdivisions 5a, 6, and by adding a subdivision; and
256B.76; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 256; and 604A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.037, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson; Johnson, Dean; Stevens and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 645: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing financial assistance to the Minnesota
Military Museum at Camp Ripley; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Rest; Robertson; Kelley, S.P.; Olson and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 646: A bill for an act relating to the suburban Hennepin regional park district; authorizing the
district to set commissioners' compensation; clarifying the district's boundaries; clarifying that meetings
shall be held in conformance with the open meeting law; permitting the district to accept donations without
court approval; deleting obsolete reference to condemnation procedures; authorizing the district to enter
into joint powers agreements by majority board action; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
383B.70; 383B.703; 398.06; and 398.09; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 383B.73,
subdivision 2; and 383B.74.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Rest, Stumpf, Knutson, Wiener and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 647: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to carry through on their pledge
to fund 40 percent of special education costs.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Higgins and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 648: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for payment of various
claims; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 649: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing permanent funding for gifted
and talented programs as a component of general education revenue; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 650: A bill for an act relating to higher education; abolishing the regent candidate advisory
council; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 137.0245.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Wiger, Stumpf and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 651: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a swimming pool levy; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.45.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 652: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for redevelopment grants
for the city of Richfield.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Murphy; Ourada; Johnson, Dean; Kelly, R.C. and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 653: A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing distribution of state patrol fines;
creating trooper training account and specifying uses of money in the account; appropriating money from
the account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 299D.03, subdivisions 5, 6, and by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.