State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Tenth Day


Thursday, February 1, 2001


9:30 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senators Samuelson, Murphy and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 397: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing special motor vehicle license
plates for retired veterans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

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

S.F. No. 398: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct a
new facility for the Center of Human Environment in Mahnomen county; authorizing the sale of state
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Solon, Metzen, Reiter, Scheid and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 399: A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing licensed property-casualty insurance
agents to assist in the procurement of surplus lines insurance without a surplus lines insurance license;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 60A.198, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 400: A bill for an act relating to the town of Hokah; authorizing the town of Hokah in Houston
county to vacate a road in an emergency situation.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 401: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health insurance coverage for infertility
treatments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Fischbach, Day and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 402: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allocating revenues from motor vehicle sales
tax; proposing amendment to Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, by adding a section to require certain
portion of revenue from sales tax on motor vehicles be deposited in highway user tax distribution fund;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 403: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a grant to special school district No. 6,
South St. Paul, for a full day kindergarten program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Marty and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 404: A bill for an act relating to health; strengthening prescription drug price discrimination
provisions; modifying provisions of the Nongovernmental Pharmaceutical Contracting Alliance; requiring
prescription drug contracting disclosures; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.94; 62J.381; and 151.061.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 405: A bill for an act relating to historic sites; designating Little Elk Heritage Preserve as a
historic preserve; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 138.664, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 406: 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.

Senators Pappas, Vickerman and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 407: A bill for an act relating to the state building code; directing the department of
administration to adopt a building code for rehabilitation of historic structures; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Pappas, Cohen and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 408: A bill for an act relating to preservation of historic structures; creating a historic
preservation grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 138.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Solon; Johnson, Doug; Metzen; Sams and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 409: A bill for an act relating to retirement; allowing certain former military personnel to
purchase service credit with certain public pension plans for uncredited military service; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Higgins, Sams, Pariseau, Stevens and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 410: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for certain disclosures and training in the
care of Alzheimer's patients; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 144A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 411: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing comprehensively for senior care
with the Community Care Options for Older Adults Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 43A.24, by adding a subdivision; 43A.318, subdivision 1; 119B.09, subdivision 4;
144.057; 144A.071, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, and 4a; 144A.073, subdivisions 2, 4, and by adding a
subdivision; 144A.62, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4; 245A.04, subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b, and 3d; 256B.056,
subdivision 4; 256B.431, subdivision 17; 256B.434, subdivision 10; 256D.44, subdivision 5; and
290.0672, subdivision 2; Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 3, section 45; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256M; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256B.431, subdivisions 2e
and 3f; 256B.434, subdivision 4; 256B.435; and 256B.69, subdivision 6a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 412: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain residential buildings
from taxation for a temporary time period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.02, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ranum, Wiger and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 413: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic
formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Hottinger, Marty, Limmer, Tomassoni and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 414: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the Minnesota Utilization Review Act;
modifying definition of practice of medicine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62M.09,
subdivisions 3, 6, and by adding a subdivision; 62M.10, subdivision 7; and 147.081, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 415: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 418, Russell.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Schwab; Kleis; Fischbach; Johnson, Debbie and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 416: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing individual income tax rates; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, and 6; and
469.1734, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lesewski, Sams, Kiscaden, Stevens and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 417: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exemption to some nursing
home assistants from disqualification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 245A.04, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lesewski, Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 418: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending a planning grant; amending
Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 7, section 15, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Lesewski, Vickerman, Pariseau and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 419: A bill for an act relating to water; requiring the maintenance of lake levels at Lake
Currant.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Krentz, Betzold, Reiter and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 420: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of certain
property used in constructing a city hall and police department facility in the city of Blaine; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.75, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Wiger; Foley; Krentz and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 421: A bill for an act relating to community education; providing for youth programs;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Krentz and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 422: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for intermediate
school district No. 916, Northeast Metro.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Price, Krentz, Wiger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 423: A bill for an act relating to waste management; prohibiting the placement of oil sorbent
materials in solid waste; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 424: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing licensure for speech-language pathology
and audiology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 148.511; 148.512, subdivisions 4, 6, 7, 14, 15,
16, 17, 18, and 20; 148.513; 148.514; 148.515; 148.516; 148.5161; 148.517; 148.518; 148.519; 148.5191;
148.5193, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 6a, 7, and 8; 148.5194; 148.5195, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, and 6; 148.5196;
153A.14, subdivisions 2a and 2i; 153A.17; and 153A.20, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes
2000, section 148.512, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 425: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding district eligibility to participate in the
alternative facilities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Tomassoni; Rest; Belanger and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 426: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that sales of certain items through vending
machines are exempt from the sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.61, subdivision
3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheevel, Olson, Robling, Robertson and Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 427: A bill for an act relating to education; limiting teacher leave to teach in charter schools;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.10, subdivision 20.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Scheevel, Kierlin, Wiger, Schwab and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 428: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting independent school district No. 238,
Mabel-Canton, to permanently start the school year before Labor Day; amending Laws 2000, chapter 489,
article 6, section 44, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Larson, Sams and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 429: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for materials recovery
facilities for Pope and Douglas counties.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Vickerman, Dille, Sams, Fowler and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 430: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for additional research on soybean
diseases and genetics; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

S.F. No. 431: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for state recreation
areas.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Stumpf; Murphy; Langseth and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 432: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing additional funding for research on
potato diseases; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ring, Krentz, Murphy, Stevens and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 433: A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing the amount for which a
township may contract for health, social, and recreational services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 365.10, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, Doug; Day; Vickerman and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 434: A bill for an act relating to local government; preserving shooting ranges from planning
and zoning laws and ordinances; limiting net loss of shooting ranges and providing for relocation costs;
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 87A.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 435: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing the
purchase of service credit for an extended leave of absence.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Stevens, Olson, Langseth, Schwab and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 436: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 473, Isle.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Kiscaden, Stumpf, Cohen, Krentz and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 437: A bill for an act relating to amateur sports; appropriating money to the Minnesota
amateur sports commission for a grant to the national volleyball center in Rochester; requiring matching
in-kind grants.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 438: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing the
purchase of service credit for the uncredited portion of a sabbatical leave of absence.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 439: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for bridge construction.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 440: A bill for an act relating to health; providing exceptions to the hospital construction
moratorium and the moratorium on new nursing facility beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections
144.551, subdivision 1; and 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kinkel, Tomassoni, Solon, Lesewski and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 441: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the mission of the state
universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 135A.052, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Rest introduced--

S.F. No. 442: A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; providing a rate increase for a nursing
home in Hennepin county; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.434, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Metzen; Frederickson; Johnson, Dave; Kelley, S.P. and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 443: A bill for an act relating to energy; enacting the Energy Reliability and Affordability Act;
making conforming and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 216A.07,
subdivision 3; 216B.03; 216B.16, subdivisions 1 and 6b; 216B.162, subdivision 8; 216B.164, subdivisions
3 and 6; 216B.243, subdivision 3; 216C.09; and 216C.18, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 216B.241; Minnesota Rules,
parts 7820.1800; 7820.1900; 7820.2000; 7820.2200; and 7820.2300.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Betzold and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 444: A bill for an act relating to state government; extending the life of Mississippi river
parkway commission and changing its membership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 15.059,
subdivision 5a; and 161.1419, subdivisions 2 and 8.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ring and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 445: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing a special taxing district for
emergency medical services in Chisago county; authorizing property tax levies; adding to the list of special
taxing districts; permitting a reverse referendum on the matter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
275.066.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 446: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; authorizing state agencies to allow
commercial wireless equipment to be placed on state-owned lands, buildings, and other structures;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Ranum, Krentz, Robertson, Berglin and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 447: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for education programs in care and
treatment facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 125A.515; repealing
Minnesota Rules, part 3525.2325.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Frederickson, Hottinger, Fowler, Neuville and Johnson, Dean introduced--

S.F. No. 448: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota
river basin conservation reserve enhancement program; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Betzold and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 449: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing that certain data
collected by counties is classified as nonpublic data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.594.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 450: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for the use of motorized vehicles by
disabled deer hunters; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 97B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 451: A bill for an act relating to retirement; changing contribution rates for the local
government correctional service plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 353E.03.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Schwab, Scheevel, Stevens, Neuville and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 452: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the amount of referendum
revenue subject to equalization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.17, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Larson, Stumpf, Metzen, Krentz and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 453: A bill for an act relating to bleacher safety; providing an exemption for bleachers owned
by the Minnesota amateur sports commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16B.616,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Marty, Scheid and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 454: A bill for an act relating to elections; creating a legislative task force on election reform;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 455: 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 Berglin, Marty and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 456: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing mental retardation and related
conditions waiver recipients access to respite care in intermediate care facilities for persons with mental
retardation and related conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.501, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pariseau, Marty, Kleis and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 457: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; coordinating legislative districts and
congressional districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 2.021; and 2.031, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Betzold; Samuelson; Johnson, Debbie; Day and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 458: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting the sale of diesel fuel used to
operate commuter rail systems from the sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.68,
subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Betzold; Samuelson; Johnson, Debbie; Day and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 459: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting the purchase of construction
materials and equipment used to provide commuter rail services from the sales tax; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 460: A bill for an act relating to the energy assistance program; allowing the expenditure of
certain federal funds.

Referred to the Committee on Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities.

Senators Lesewski, Vickerman, Neuville, Sams and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 461: A bill for an act relating to the maltreatment of minors; changing responsibility for
assessing and investigating certain allegations of maltreatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000,
section 626.556, subdivisions 3c and 10b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lesewski, Stumpf, Stevens, Vickerman and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 462: A bill for an act relating to education finance; exempting agricultural lands from the
school district levy for debt service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5;
127A.48, by adding a subdivision; and 275.08, subdivision 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

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

S.F. No. 463: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for grants for the farm wrap network
and rural help network; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Langseth and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 464: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing allocations for certain border city
enterprise zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 469.169, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Vickerman, Price, Krentz, Wiener and Schwab introduced--

S.F. No. 465: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota
river basin conservation reserve enhancement program; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Lesewski, Belanger, Oliver, Robling and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 466: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota
river basin conservation reserve enhancement program; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Krentz, Wiener, Foley, Price and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 467: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the equalization amount for operating
referendums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.17, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Krentz, Wiener, Foley, Price and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 468: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing equity revenue; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 126C.10, subdivision 24.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 469: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring members of the state board of
investment to disclose certain arrangements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 11A.075.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senators Larson, Frederickson, Kierlin and Tomassoni introduced--

S.F. No. 470: A bill for an act relating to health; creating the brain and spinal cord injury research
board and the brain and spinal cord injury research trust account; modifying provider reporting provisions;
providing civil penalties; creating a surcharge on certain traffic fines; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144.663, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Berg, Stevens and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 471: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; the state agricultural society; changing certain
membership and security provisions; exempting the state agricultural society from restrictions on the
number of part-time peace officers per agency; authorizing a foundation; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 37.03, subdivision 1; and 37.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 37.

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

Senators Sams, Oliver, Fischbach, Lourey and Johnson, Doug introduced--

S.F. No. 472: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing comprehensively for senior care
with the Community Care Options for Older Adults Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 43A.24, by adding a subdivision; 43A.318, subdivision 1; 119B.09, subdivision 4;
144.057; 144A.071, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, and 4a; 144A.073, subdivisions 2, 4, and by adding a
subdivision; 144A.62, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4; 245A.04, subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b, and 3d; 256B.056,
subdivision 4; 256B.431, subdivision 17; 256B.434, subdivision 10; 256D.44, subdivision 5; and
290.0672, subdivision 2; Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 3, section 45; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256M; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256B.431, subdivisions 2e
and 3f; 256B.434, subdivision 4; 256B.435; and 256B.69, subdivision 6a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pogemiller and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 473: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for property tax reform; providing for
income and corporate franchise tax relief and reform; providing for sales, use, and motor vehicle sales tax
reform; reducing the motor vehicle registration tax; changing and reforming health care provider taxes,
insurance premiums taxes, mortgage registry and deed taxes, and gambling, petroleum, mining, and liquor
taxes; changing property tax refunds; reforming property tax aids and local government aids provisions;
conforming to changes in federal income tax provisions; changing certain tax increment financing
provisions; providing for appointment, training, and education of assessors; making policy, clarifying,
administrative, collections, refunds, and licensing changes to various taxes and fees; changing
administration of the political contribution refund; giving certain powers and duties to the commissioner of
revenue; authorizing the commissioner to publish names of certain delinquent taxpayers; imposing a use
tax on certain solid waste generators and self-haulers; requiring notice to commissioner of city or town
tobacco licenses; changing health care funding and creating a health care access fund reserve; providing
for funding of the highway user tax distribution fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2000, sections 84.922, by adding a subdivision; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.13, subdivisions 1,
2, and 4; 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10; 127A.48, subdivision 1; 168.013, subdivision 1a;
239.101, subdivision 3; 270.60, by adding a subdivision; 270.70, subdivision 13; 270.73, subdivision 1;
272.02, subdivisions 7 and 10; 273.061, subdivisions 1, 2, and 8; 273.11, subdivision 1a; 273.121;
273.124, subdivision 13; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, 31, and by adding subdivisions; 273.1392;
273.1393; 273.1398, subdivisions 1, 8, and by adding a subdivision; 273.166, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5;
273.42, by adding a subdivision; 274.01, subdivision 1; 274.13, subdivision 1; 275.011, by adding a
subdivision; 275.02; 275.065, subdivisions 3, 5a, and 6; 275.08, subdivisions 1, 1a, and 1b; 275.28,
subdivision 1; 275.61; 276.04, subdivision 2; 276A.06, subdivision 3; 282.01, subdivisions 1a and 1b;
282.08; 287.035; 287.08; 287.21, subdivision 1; 287.28; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 289A.11, subdivision 1;
289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.56, subdivision 4; 289A.60, subdivision 21; 290.01,
subdivisions 19, 19b, 19c, 19d, 29, 31, and by adding a subdivision; 290.02; 290.05, subdivisions 1 and 3;
290.06, subdivisions 1, 2c, and 23; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.0674, subdivisions 1 and 2; 290.0675,
subdivisions 1 and 3; 290.068, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivisions 1 and 6;
290.0921, subdivision 8, and by adding a subdivision; 290.0922, subdivision 2; 290.095, subdivision 2;
290.17, subdivision 4; 290.191, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5; 290.32; 290.92, subdivisions 3, 23, 28, and 29;
290.9727, subdivision 3; 290.9728, subdivision 2; 290.9729, subdivision 2; 290A.03, subdivisions 12 and
15; 290A.04, subdivisions 2, 2a, and 4; 290A.15; 291.005, subdivision 1; 295.50, subdivisions 3 and 4;
295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, and 2; 295.53, subdivisions 1 and 3; 295.58; 295.582; 296A.15, subdivision 1;
296A.16, subdivision 1; 297A.01, subdivision 5; 297A.07, subdivision 3; 297A.61, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 7,
10, 12, 16, and by adding subdivisions; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivisions 5 and 7; 297A.68,
subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 17, 19, and by adding subdivisions; 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, and 14; 297A.71,
by adding a subdivision; 297A.72, subdivision 1; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4; 297A.80; 297A.82,
subdivisions 1, 3, 4, and by adding a subdivision; 297A.86, subdivision 1; 297A.87, subdivision 3;
297A.94; 297B.01, subdivision 8; 297B.03; 297B.09, subdivision 1; 297E.02, subdivisions 1 and 6;
297F.10, subdivision 1; 297I.15, by adding a subdivision; 297I.40, subdivisions 1, 2, and 7; 298.01,
subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b, 3d, 4, 4a, 4c, and 4e; 298.24, subdivision 1; 298.28, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, 10, and
11; 461.12, by adding a subdivision; 469.1763, subdivision 6; 469.177, subdivisions 1a and 11; 473.446,
subdivision 1; 473F.08, subdivision 3; 473H.10, subdivision 3; 477A.011, subdivisions 3, 34, and by
adding subdivisions; 477A.013, subdivisions 1, 8, and 9; 477A.015; 477A.03, subdivision 2; and
477A.065, subdivision 1; Laws 2000, chapter 490, article 7, section 3; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 126C; 270; 273; 275; 297A; 297F; and 297H; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 16A.76; 126C.13, subdivision 1; 126C.18, subdivision 1; 273.13, subdivision 21b;
273.138; 273.1382; 273.1399; 275.065, subdivision 3a; 275.078; 275.08, subdivision 1e; 282.01,
subdivisions 1c, 1d, and 1e; 289A.60, subdivision 15; 290.01, subdivision 6b; 290.06, subdivision 25;
290.067; 290.0673; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6; 290.0921, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7;
290.21; 290.35, subdivisions 3, 4, and 5; 295.50, subdivisions 10a, 14, and 15; 295.51, subdivision 1a;
295.52, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a, and 7; 295.54, subdivisions 2 and 3; 297A.67, subdivisions 4, 6, 9, 10, 11,
12, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 25; 297A.68, subdivisions 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28,
29, 30, 31, 33, and 34; 297A.69, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, and 7; 297A.70, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
12, 13, 15, and 16; 297A.82, subdivision 5; 297A.90; 297A.96; 297G.03, subdivision 4; 297G.07,
subdivision 3; 297I.05, subdivisions 5 and 8; 297I.30, subdivision 3; 298.01, subdivisions 3c and 4d;
469.132, subdivision 2; 469.1734, subdivisions 4 and 6; 477A.011, subdivisions 30, 31, 32, 33, 36, and 37;
and 477A.03, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 474: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the establishing of tax
free zones; providing tax exemptions for individuals and business entities in tax free zones; providing for
repayment of tax benefits under certain circumstances; providing for the payment of state aid;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision;
290.01, subdivisions 19b and 29; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivision
3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 469; and 477A.

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

Senators Vickerman; Kelly, R.C.; Scheevel; Oliver and Fowler introduced--

S.F. No. 475: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain purchases by counties for road
and bridge maintenance from the sales and use tax and the sales tax on motor vehicles; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.70, subdivision 3; and 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Betzold and Chaudhary introduced--

S.F. No. 476: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a clean water
partnership grant to the city of Fridley for the Springbrook subwatershed implementation project.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Kleis, Pappas and Johnson, Debbie introduced--

S.F. No. 477: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; increasing the maximum long-term care
insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 478: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the secretary of state to avoid certain
conflicts of interest; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Moe, R.D.; Frederickson; Lesewski and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 479: A bill for an act relating to tornado relief; providing disaster relief and other assistance
for counties designated a major disaster area due to the July 25, 2000, tornado; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Johnson, Dean; Johnson, Dave and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 480: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; abolishing statutes that define trackless
trolley car, that regulate driving through rough country, and that prohibit employment by passenger
carriers of persons addicted to liquor; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169.01, subdivision 18;
169.38; and 169.901.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.