State of Minnesota


Eighty-Second Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Second Day


Thursday, January 4, 2001


2:15 P.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 Kelly, R.C.; Moe, R.D.; Johnson, Doug; Anderson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1: A bill for an act relating to employment; increasing the minimum wage; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying at-home infant child care program;
expanding eligibility and increasing revenue for certain early childhood education programs; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 119B.061, subdivision 1; 124D.13, subdivision 2;
124D.135, subdivision 1; 124D.15, subdivision 2; and 124D.16, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting enrollment in fourth grade for students
unable to read by the end of third grade; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 120B.30, subdivision
1; and 126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 4: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political subdivisions
of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; and 297A.991,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 5: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; reducing the general rate; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.62, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 6: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; creating a subtraction for elderly and disabled;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.0802.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 7: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; imposing criminal penalties for killing or
harming animals trained to assist persons with disabilities; requiring the payment of restitution by these
offenders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 8: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for senior
citizens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 9: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Mahtomedi to provide
housing assistance to get local daytime paramedic service.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 10: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing additional on-sale intoxicating liquor
licenses for the city of Elk River.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 11: A bill for an act relating to property taxes; limiting contributions to the areawide tax base;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473F.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473F.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 12: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for community notification for
certain high-risk juvenile predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 244.052,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 13: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for "clean money" campaigns funded
without special interest money; expanding certain definitions; requiring certain campaign finance reports
to be filed and published electronically; requiring notice of independent expenditures; requiring reports of
excess spending by candidates who do not agree to limit spending; reducing certain contribution limits and
spending limits; limiting independent expenditures by political parties on behalf of their own candidates as
a condition of receiving a public subsidy; imposing campaign contribution and spending limits on political
party caucuses as a condition of receiving a public subsidy; limiting multicandidate expenditures by
political parties; increasing public subsidies for candidates who agree to lower contribution limits;
increasing spending limits and public subsidies to respond to independent expenditures and excess
spending by nonparticipating candidates; repealing the income tax checkoff for election campaigns;
increasing the maximum political contribution refund from $50 to $100; imposing criminal penalties;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 18, 21, and by
adding a subdivision; 10A.02, subdivision 11a; 10A.14, subdivision 2; 10A.20, subdivisions 2, 6b, and by
adding subdivisions; 10A.25, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 10, and by adding subdivisions; 10A.257, subdivision
1; 10A.27, subdivisions 1, 11, and by adding subdivisions; 10A.275, subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivisions 1
and 2; 10A.315; 10A.322; 200.02, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; and 290.06, subdivision 23;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000,
sections 10A.25, subdivision 6; and 10A.31.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 14: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for a low-cost prescription drug program;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 15: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for Osseo municipal
state-aid street funding.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 16: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring judicial training on the mandatory
fine for the crime of failure to produce proof of insurance.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 17: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying subtraction for elderly
and disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.0802, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 18: A bill for an act relating to elections; presidential electors; providing for designation of
certain presidential electors and specifying the duties of presidential electors; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, sections 208.03; and 208.08.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 19: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying a subtraction for elderly and
disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.0802.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, Dean and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 20: 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;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 17.101, subdivision 5; and 41A.09, subdivisions 3a and 5a.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 21: A bill for an act relating to local government aids; increasing the city aid base and the
maximum aid for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 22: A bill for an act relating to higher education; grants; modifying calculation of grant
stipends; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 136A.121, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 136A.1211.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senators Johnson, Dean and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 23: 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;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 17.101, subdivision 5; and 41A.09, subdivisions 3a and 5a.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 24: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighters; allowing relief associations
to pay service pensions to former members who are full-time employees of the fire department; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 424A.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 25: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employee invention agreements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Langseth and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 26: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for water pollution
control.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Robling; Johnson, Dean; Reiter; Schwab and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 27: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; including certain crimes against children as
disqualifying offenses for purposes of school bus endorsements on drivers' licenses; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2000, section 171.3215, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hottinger, Lesewski, Langseth, Kleis and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 28: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing certain candidates to complete their
teacher preparation program under current licensure rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section
122A.18, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Education.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 29: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for the assessment of certain
platted property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.11, subdivision 14, and by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Dille and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 30: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for an agriculture in the
classroom education specialist.

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