State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


One Hundred Fourth

Monday, April 10, 2000

9:00 A.M.


Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills

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

Senators Ranum and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3819: A bill for an act relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 268.059.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Stevens, Ziegler, Pariseau and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3820: A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing imposition of the death penalty for
committing first degree murder by causing death of a human being while committing criminal sexual
conduct in the first or second degree with force or violence under aggravating circumstances; providing a
statutory framework, including procedures and criteria, consistent with due process for determining when
the imposition of the death penalty is appropriate; providing for automatic appellate review of death
penalty cases; providing an administrative framework for implementing the death penalty; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 243.05, subdivision 1; 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.12, subdivision 1;
609.135, subdivision 1; and 609.185; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.