State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Seventieth Day


Monday, February 7, 2000


11:30 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.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to education; postponing the deadline to initiate construction of
the American Indian history center and museum; amending Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 19,
subdivision 9, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kinkel and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying admissions criteria for the
Ah-Gwah-Ching center; requiring the center to provide information on and promote the use of the geriatric
rapid assessment stabilization program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 251.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Belanger; Hottinger; Murphy and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that sales of certain fruit, vegetables,
milk, milk products, juice, juice products, and other items sold through vending machines are exempt from
the sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.01, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 2633: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying age requirement for certain
reduced state park fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.052, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to civil law; civil commitment; providing for notice to certain
relatives of patients receiving or hospitalized for psychiatric or mental health care; modifying consent
provisions for voluntary mental health treatment for certain minors; modifying provisions related to early
intervention mental health treatment and civil commitment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
253B.065, by adding a subdivision; 253B.066, subdivision 1; and 253B.15, subdivision 8; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 253B.04, subdivision 1; and 253B.065, subdivision 5; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Novak; Berglin; Johnson, D.J. and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2635: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the
redevelopment account; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

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

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing nursing facility salary adjustment
per diem; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 2i.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Murphy; Price; Johnson, D.H.; Krentz and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for school district
crime prevention activities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
126C.44.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Krentz, Price and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Washington county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for a grant for parks and trails to the St. Cloud area joint powers board.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kleis and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for remodeling, an addition, and HVAC improvements at St. Cloud Technical College.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kleis and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for
renovation of two St. Cloud State University buildings; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kleis and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for planning the
renovation of Centennial Hall at St. Cloud State University; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for
remodeling of administrative and instructional space at Lawrence Hall at St. Cloud State University
buildings; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for a grant
to the city of St. Cloud for the Head Start Community Center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kierlin, Larson, Scheevel and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Hottinger; Pappas; Belanger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding eligibility for the sales tax rebates to
certain dependents and individuals over age 65; extending certain dates relating to the sales tax rebate;
appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins and Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 2647: 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.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring utilities to accept every offer of valid
payment from customer; imposing a penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
325E.

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

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to data practices; access to certain economic security data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 268.19.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to education; exempting independent school district No. 2860,
Blue Earth area, from age requirement for type III school van.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for an erosion control
project on the Le Sueur river in the city of St. Clair.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Novak; Ourada; Johnson, D.H.; Runbeck and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying electric power generating plant
exemption from the Minnesota Power Plant Siting Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
116C.57, subdivision 5a.

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

Senators Novak; Ourada; Kelley, S.P.; Metzen and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state agencies to provide grant
information on the Internet; requiring the commissioner of administration to develop a uniform Internet
application for grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16B.467; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Murphy and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy and administrative changes to
certain tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 276.19, subdivision 1; 289A.35;
290.01, by adding a subdivision; 290.17, subdivision 2; 295.50, subdivision 9b; 297F.01, subdivision 17;
297F.08, subdivisions 2, 5, 8, and 9; and 297F.21, subdivisions 1 and 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 16D.09, subdivision 2; 270.65; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19 and
31; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1; 295.53, subdivision 1; and
297F.08, subdivision 8a; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 8160.0300, subpart 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to taxation; recodifying insurance tax laws; providing for civil
and criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 43A.316,
subdivision 9; 43A.317, subdivision 8; 60A.19, subdivision 8; 60A.198, subdivision 3; 60A.208,
subdivision 8; 60A.209, subdivision 3; 60C.17; 60E.04, subdivision 4; 60E.095; 61B.30, subdivision 1;
62C.01, subdivision 3; 62E.10, subdivision 1; 62E.13, subdivision 10; 62L.13, subdivision 3; 62T.10;
64B.24; 71A.04, subdivision 1; 79.252, subdivision 4; 79.34, subdivision 1a; 176A.08; 290.35,
subdivisions 2, 3, and 6; 295.58; and 424.165; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 43A.23,
subdivision 1; and 60A.19, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter
297I; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.15; 60A.152; 60A.198, subdivision 6; 60A.199,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; 60A.209, subdivisions 4 and 5; 69.54; 69.55; 69.56; 69.57;
69.58; 69.59; 69.60; 69.61; 71A.04, subdivision 2; 299F.21; 299F.22; 299F.23; 299F.24; 299F.25; and
299F.26; Minnesota Rules, part 2765.1500, subpart 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a tax information sample data study;
requiring certain tax preparers to file by electronic means; giving the commissioner of revenue certain
temporary powers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 289A.08, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax rebate payable in 2000;
extending the 1999 sales tax rebate to certain taxpayers; limiting the amount of the passenger automobile
registration tax; extending levy limits for one year; making certain changes in health care premium taxes;
providing for tax relief and reform; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
60A.15, subdivision 1; 168.013, subdivision 1a; and 275.72, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 16A.1522, subdivisions 1, 4, and by adding subdivisions; 275.71, subdivisions 2, 3,
and 4; Laws 1997, chapter 231, article 3, section 9, as amended; Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 4,
sections 14, subdivision 2; and 18; and Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2; article 6, sections 12,
subdivision 4; 13, subdivision 2; and 18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.1521.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheevel, Larson, Frederickson, Foley and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to education; reinstating adults with disabilities pilot programs;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Limmer; Neuville; Knutson and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to crimes; imposing felony penalty on person convicted of
fourth impaired driving offense within ten-year period; requiring offender to be sentenced to both
incarceration and to intensive probation supervision; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.129,
by adding a subdivision; and 609.135, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 169.121, subdivisions 3 and 3d; 169.1217, subdivision 7; 169.129, subdivision 1; and 609.135,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making certain repeat violations of the DWI laws
punishable as felonies; providing for mandatory sentences for felony DWI offenses; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, by adding a subdivision; and 169.129, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 169.129, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Hottinger and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating administrative rulemaking;
making permanent the governor's authority to veto rules; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 129, section 6.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing prepaid medical assistance
program capitation rates for nonmetropolitan counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 256B.69, subdivision 5b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Vickerman and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing that the commissioner of
revenue assess wind energy conversion systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.37,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2664: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the
Headwaters Science Center in Bemidji; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire plan; specifying
salary to be used for purposes of calculating certain benefits; mandating certain payments by the
department of public safety.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Foley, Knutson, Kleis and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding the definition of "crime of
violence" in the gun control law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 624.712, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Foley, Knutson, Neuville, Kleis and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2667: A bill for an act relating to juvenile traffic offenders; providing for adult court
jurisdiction over juveniles who commit nonfelony level traffic offenses after becoming 16 years old;
providing the adult traffic court with new dispositional alternatives for these traffic offenders; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 260B.007, subdivision 16; and 260B.225, subdivisions 1, 2,
4, and 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Vickerman, Hottinger, Stevens, Frederickson and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2668: A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; appropriating money for regional
planning.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Langseth, Ziegler, Higgins and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for multicultural
development grants; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pariseau, Lesewski, Limmer, Scheevel and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for increased mandatory
minimum prison sentences for persons convicted of committing certain offenses with firearms; requiring a
public awareness campaign regarding the increased sentences; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
609.11, subdivisions 5, 7, 8, and 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.11, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Novak; Day; Larson; Johnson, D.J. and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2671: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; limiting increases in market value;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2672: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying voter registration lists as private
data; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 201.091, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 201.091, subdivisions 4 and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Larson and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2673: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying provisions and conforming procedures
under the Minnesota election law and related provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
103C.305, subdivision 6; 103C.315, subdivision 2; 123B.09, subdivision 1; 201.061, subdivision 4;
201.161; 201.171; 203B.06, subdivision 6; 204B.09, subdivision 1a; 204B.12, subdivision 1; 204B.14,
subdivisions 2, 5, and 6; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204B.19, subdivision 6;
204B.36, subdivision 2; 204B.40; 204C.32, subdivision 1; 204C.37; 204D.13, subdivision 1; 204D.25,
subdivision 1; 204D.27, subdivision 8; 205.13, subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; 205.17,
subdivision 1; 205A.06, subdivision 5, and by adding a subdivision; 206.90, subdivision 6; and 447.32,
subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.31, subdivision 3a; 203B.04,
subdivision 1; 203B.085; 367.03, subdivision 4; and 447.32, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 203B.02, subdivision 1a; 204B.09, subdivision 2; and 204B.45, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

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

S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying calculation of postretirement
adjustment for the Minnesota postretirement investment fund; providing for a transition adjustment;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 11A.18, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiener, Solon, Samuelson, Larson and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2675: A bill for an act relating to insurance; making the state of Minnesota a contributing
member of the comprehensive health association in respect of self-insured employee health plans;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62E.02, subdivision 23; and 62E.10,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Wiger, Vickerman and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2676: A bill for an act relating to local government; removing the sunset on provisions for
authorizing local governments to petition to amend or repeal a rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 14.091.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Krentz; Kleis; Neuville and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2677: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; recodifying the driving while impaired
crimes and related provisions; making numerous clarifying, technical, and substantive changes in the
pursuit of simplification; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 629.471; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 260B.171, subdivision 7; 260B.225, subdivision 4; and 609.035, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 168.042; 169.01, subdivisions 61, 68, 82, 83, 86, 87, 88, and 89; 169.121, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b,
1d, 2, 3b, 3c, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10a, 11, and 12; 169.1211; 169.1215; 169.1216; 169.1217,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8; 169.1218; 169.1219; 169.122, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4; 169.123,
subdivisions 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 7, 8, and 10; 169.124; 169.125; 169.126; 169.1261; 169.1265;
169.128; and 169.129, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 169.121, subdivisions
1c, 3, 3d, 3f, and 4; 169.1217, subdivisions 1, 7, 7a, and 9; 169.122, subdivision 5; 169.123, subdivisions 1
and 5c; and 169.129, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 2678: A bill for an act relating to transportation; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a section to article XIV; requiring 54 percent of the tax on the sale of motor
vehicles to be deposited in highway user tax distribution fund; providing authority and procedures for
establishing exclusive bus transit ways; creating multimodal transportation fund, with accounts, and
providing that 46 percent of the tax on the sale of motor vehicles be deposited in this fund; authorizing
obligations to be issued to finance transit improvements; removing sunset provision for certain
responsibilities of the office of strategic and long-range planning; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.01, subdivision 29; 169.305, by adding a subdivision; 297B.09,
subdivision 1; 394.232, subdivision 5; and 473.39, by adding subdivisions; Laws 1999, chapter 250, article
1, sections 115 and 116; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 174; and 473.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Krentz, Price, Wiger, Robertson and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2679: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing a provision relating to participation in
Minnesota amateur sports commission exhibitions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
128C.02, subdivision 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hanson, Samuelson, Kinkel, Neuville and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2680: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring informed consent of a female upon whom
an abortion is performed; providing civil remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Dille and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2681: A bill for an act relating to taxes; property taxes; levy limits; allowing a special levy for
certain county social service costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 275.70,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2682: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing an exemption from corporate farm law
for certain wildlife properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 500.24,
subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Samuelson, Pariseau, Berg, Krentz and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2683: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; exempting archery bows used for bowfishing
from casing requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97B.051; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lessard, Krentz, Samuelson, Laidig and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2684: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying blaze orange requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97B.071.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Robling, Belanger, Pariseau, Vickerman and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2685: A bill for an act authorizing group insurance protection for metropolitan intercounty
association; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.61, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Robling, Lourey, Oliver, Wiener and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2686: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing requirements for the sale of funeral
goods and services and preneed funeral arrangements; modifying the enforcement authority of the
commissioner of health; prohibiting certain solicitations of sales by funeral providers; requiring certain
disclosures by funeral providers; prohibiting certain deceptive acts and practices for funeral providers;
establishing requirements for preneed funeral agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
149A.02, subdivision 23, and by adding subdivisions; 149A.08, subdivision 1; 149A.70, by adding
subdivisions; 149A.71, subdivisions 2 and 4; 149A.73, subdivision 3; and 149A.97, subdivision 6, and by
adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 149A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Spear, Foley, Betzold, Wiener and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2687: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; eliminating the prohibition on admitting into
evidence use of seat belts and child passenger restraint systems; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 169.685, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Flynn; Moe, R.D.; Kiscaden; Samuelson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2688: A bill for an act relating to organization and operation of state government; changing
metropolitan airports commission to Minnesota airports commission.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Vickerman, Hottinger, Scheid, Pariseau and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2689: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Limmer; Knutson; Johnson, D.H. and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2690: A bill for an act relating to juveniles; providing for adult court jurisdiction over certain
juvenile offenders who are accused of committing a serious crime with a firearm; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 260B.007, subdivision 6; 260B.103, subdivision 1; 260B.125,
subdivision 5; 609.055, subdivision 2; and 641.14.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Wiener, Ring, Price, Stevens and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2691: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; transferring authority to develop
the energy portions of the building code from the commissioner of public service to the commissioner of
administration; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.195, subdivisions 2 and 3; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 216C.19, subdivision 8; and 216C.195, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2692: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; business corporations and limited
liability companies; regulating the rights of shareholders and members; clarifying notice of director and
governor conflicts of interest; regulating the issuing of and right to purchase shares; regulating
contribution allowance agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 302A.135, subdivision 2;
302A.181, subdivision 3; 302A.255, subdivision 1; 302A.405, subdivision 3; 302A.409, subdivision 3;
302A.471, subdivision 3; 302A.521, subdivision 6; 302A.613, subdivision 2; and 322B.699, subdivision 6;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 302A.471, subdivision 1; 322B.43, subdivision 1;
322B.666, subdivision 1; and 322B.72, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Belanger and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2693: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical and administrative changes and
corrections to certain tax and revenue recapture provisions; authorizing the attorney general to
compromise certain fees, surcharges, and assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 8.30;
270.072, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 270A.07, subdivision 1; 273.111, subdivision 3;
289A.20, subdivision 2; 289A.26, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 14; 290.01, subdivision 19c;
290.015, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 290.06, subdivision 22; 290.92, subdivisions 3, 28, and 29; 295.58;
296A.03, subdivision 5; 296A.21, subdivisions 2 and 3; 296A.22, subdivision 6; 297A.25, subdivision 34;
297B.03; 297F.01, subdivisions 7, 14, and by adding subdivisions; and 297F.13, subdivision 4; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 270A.07, subdivision 2; 273.13, subdivision 24; 289A.20, subdivision
4; 289A.55, subdivision 9; 298.24, subdivision 1; and 477A.03, subdivision 2; Laws 1988, chapter 645,
section 3, as amended; Laws 1999, chapters 112, section 1, subdivision 1; 243, articles 1, section 2; 6,
section 18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 270.072, subdivision 5; 270.075, subdivisions 3
and 4; 270.083; 273.127; and 273.1316.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2694: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring counties and the department of
corrections to share the per diem cost of housing juveniles committed to the commissioner of corrections;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 242.192.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Dille, Vickerman, Ziegler, Berg and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2695: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; allowing alternative uses for certain feedlot
penalty orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116.072, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 116.072, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Price, Laidig, Krentz, Olson and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2696: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money for metropolitan regional park acquisition and betterment.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2697: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for a grant
to the city of Clara City for water quality improvement; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pappas, Flynn, Lourey, Wiger and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2698: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 2699: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the major commitment expenditure
report requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62J.17, subdivisions 2, 5a, and 6a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2700: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing recreational gold prospecting
with certain restrictions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Wiener, Vickerman, Neuville, Knutson and Johnson D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 2701: A bill for an act relating to crime; creating the felony of gambling fraud; providing
penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Janezich, Wiener, Lesewski, Laidig and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2702: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful
gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Stumpf, Runbeck, Scheid, Knutson and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2703: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful
gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Pariseau, Robling, Lessard, Kinkel and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2704: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful
gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiger; Kelley, S.P.; Olson; Berg and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2705: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful
gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Price, Krentz, Pariseau and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2706: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for metro
greenways and natural areas; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2707: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money to the city of Little Falls for cleanup and demolition of abandoned buildings on the Mississippi
river.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Samuelson, Kiscaden, Piper and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2708: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing funding for a supportive housing
and managed care pilot project; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 5, section
24.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, D.E.; Metzen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2709: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating trunk highway No. 390, and marked
as interstate highway I-35, the 34th Infantry (Red Bull) Division Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Johnson, D.J.; Frederickson; Lesewski and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2710: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring two public utilities commissioners to be
from Greater Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216A.03, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Vickerman; Sams and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2711: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying definition of gross income for
MinnesotaCare eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.01, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Vickerman; Johnson, D.J. and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2712: A bill for an act relating to agricultural relief; providing additional relief to certain
farmers who farm together under one farm number; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter
112, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2713: A bill for an act relating to crimes; adding persons required to report maltreatment of
minors; changing the failure to report from a misdemeanor to a gross misdemeanor; including assault of
uniform security personnel under fourth degree assault; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
609.2231, subdivision 2; and 626.556, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
626.556, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Krentz, Laidig, Higgins, Frederickson and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 2714: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating state parks account and citizens
council; modifying disposition of lottery ticket in lieu taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
297A.259; and 297A.44, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2715: A bill for an act relating to education; amending after-school enrichment grants;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.221; Laws 1999,
chapter 205, article 3, section 5, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2716: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire plan; providing
for purchase of certain service credit for prior police or salaried firefighter service; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 353A.10, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 353.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Janezich; Larson; Moe, R.D.; Lesewski and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2717: A bill for an act relating to economic development; regulating rural challenge grant
program loan repayments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116J.415, subdivision 7.

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

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Kinkel; Ring; Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2718: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing mandatory minimum sentences for
offenders convicted of certain criminal sexual conduct crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 609.342, subdivision 2; and 609.343, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Pappas, Larson, Cohen, Laidig and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2719: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the city of St.
Paul for various capital projects; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 2720: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Ramsey county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Wiger, Piper, Knutson, Larson and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2721: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Metzen; Marty; Scheid and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2722: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Betzold and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2723: A bill for an act relating to property; clarifying treatment of certain residential real
estate held in trust; making certain appeal periods consistent; changing provisions of the Uniform Probate
Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 501B.21; 524.2-513; 524.3-1203, subdivision 5; and
525.712; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.124, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pappas, Frederickson, Belanger, Hottinger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2724: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for expenditures for
historic structure rehabilitation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Spear and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2725: A bill for an act relating to public defense; limiting representation by public defenders
and court-appointed counsel to minors who are ten years of age or older; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 611.26, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 260C.163, subdivision
3; and 611.14.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Berglin, Samuelson, Hottinger, Dille and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2726: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the income standard for medical
assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.056, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kinkel, Samuelson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2727: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting schools from starting prior to Labor
Day for the 2000-2001 school year.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lesewski, Neuville, Sams, Wiener and Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 2728: A bill for an act relating to courts; conciliation court; providing venue for actions
against foreign and domestic corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 491A.01,
subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Scheid and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2729: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a report; providing a grant to
not-for-profit organizations which train or provide service dogs to people with disabilities; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Robertson, Oliver, Olson, Krentz and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2730: A bill for an act relating to education; restricting the phaseout of training and experience
revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2731: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a center for agricultural innovation in the city of Olivia.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2732: A bill for an act relating to immigration; requiring commissioner of children, families,
and learning to use the SAVE system to verify immigration status of applicants for child care assistance;
requiring commissioner of human services to use the SAVE system to verify immigration status of
applicants for assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119B.02, by adding a subdivision;
256.01, by adding a subdivision; and 256J.32, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville, Robling and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2733: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting persons from advising pregnant women
to obtain abortions based on certain characteristics of the parents or the unborn child; providing criminal
penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2734: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human
services to study reimbursing home care and personal care providers for transportation expenses;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Price and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2735: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying the drycleaner environmental
response and reimbursement law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115B.49, subdivision 4, as
amended, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2736: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of bonds;
appropriating money for a geological interpretive center.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2737: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; allowing applicant for driver's license to
donate $1 for public information and education about anatomical gifts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 171.06, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lourey and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 2738: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing grant funds to be used for five percent
administrative costs; designating certain other costs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 124D.44; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 3, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pogemiller; Stumpf; Johnson, D.E. and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2739: A bill for an act relating to retirement; raising maximum annual employer contribution
limits for plans under section 403(b) and 457(b) of the federal Internal Revenue Code; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 356.24, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 356.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Pogemiller; Johnson, D.E.; Terwilliger and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2740: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying the computation of the retirement
annuity formula for the teachers retirement association, Minneapolis teachers retirement fund association,
St. Paul teachers retirement fund association, and Duluth teachers retirement fund association coordinated
members; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 354.05, subdivision 38; 354.44, subdivision 6;
354A.011, subdivision 15a; and 354A.31, subdivisions 4, 6, and 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 354A.31, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2741: A bill for an act relating to civil liability; providing for a cause of action for certain
firearm damages; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Foley and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2742: A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying and rearranging certain child support
provisions; changing time for filing a notice to remove; eliminating certain requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 542.16, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
518.171, subdivision 1; and 518.551, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 518.147;
and 518.583.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2743: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a board of technical colleges;
transferring authority over the technical colleges from the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges
and universities to the board of technical colleges; requiring a study; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136G.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Wiger, Ranum, Hanson, Pappas and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2744: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a grant program to fund school
district technology needs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2745: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money to complete the
Shooting Star trail; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Fischbach, Day, Kleis and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2746: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing passenger automobile registration tax;
proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, section 9, and dedicating the net
proceeds of the sales tax on motor vehicles to the highway user tax distribution fund; clarifying and
changing obsolete, archaic, or redundant statutory language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
168.013, subdivision 1a; and 297B.09.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Robertson; Oliver; Olson; Kelley, S.P. and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2747: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the acquisition of
a public access site on Lake Minnetonka; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lourey, Kiscaden, Samuelson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2748: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying ambulance service and EMT
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 144E.101, subdivision 9; 144E.28,
subdivisions 5 and 7; 144E.285, subdivisions 1 and 4; 144E.29; 144E.305, subdivisions 1 and 2; and
144E.50, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 4690.0100, subpart 28; 4690.3500; 4690.7900,
subpart 2; and 4735.5100.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2749: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an agri-business investigative unit
in the office of the attorney general; authorizing "support family farms" license plates and requiring
holders of such plates to contribute to the attorney general's agri-business investigation fund; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 8; and 168.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2750: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding eligibility for the sales tax rebates to
certain dependents and individuals over age 65; extending certain dates relating to the sales tax rebate;
appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2751: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to fund capital improvements
for organ, eye, and tissue donation initiatives.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wiener, Pappas, Stumpf and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2752: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a teacher preparation program;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Novak; Solon; Moe, R.D.; Day and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2753: A bill for an act relating to commerce; motor vehicle sales and distribution; regulating
unfair practices by manufacturers, distributors, and factory branches; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 80E.13; and 80E.14, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Piper, Ring, Lesewski, Robling and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2754: A bill for an act relating to education; early childhood; appropriating money for early
childhood learning and child protection facilities.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Robling, Piper, Lesewski, Ziegler and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2755: A bill for an act relating to child care licensing; establishing a new classification of
child care worker for child care centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 245A.14, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Fischbach, Larson, Vickerman and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2756: A bill for an act relating to hospital districts; authorizing the annexation of a city or
town that is contiguous to a contiguous city or town; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 447.36.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Lourey; Johnson, D.J. and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2757: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the
board of regents of the University of Minnesota to upgrade sewer and water service to the Cloquet
Forestry Center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lourey; Samuelson; Johnson, D.J. and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2758: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a youth alcohol treatment
facility.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kierlin; Kiscaden; Kelley, S.P. and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2759: A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating
money to the Minnesota state colleges and universities for projects at Winona State University.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Foley, Ranum, Neuville, Betzold and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2760: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring certification on firearm hunting
license that the holder is eligible to possess a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
97A.405, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Vickerman, Knutson and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2761: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; providing an exception to tort liability for
geographic information systems information; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 466.03, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Stumpf; Johnson, D.H.; Neuville; Hanson and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2762: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying that harassment crimes prohibit
harassment by electronic means; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.749, subdivision 2; and
609.795, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Pariseau, Kinkel and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2763: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying certain angling seasons.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Anderson; Novak; Johnson, D.H. and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2764: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing funding for job training
and related services provided by the St. Paul rehabilitation center; appropriating money.

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

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2765: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a study of group residential
housing expenditures.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Foley and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2766: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; making hours of service regulations
applicable to trucks transporting gravel; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 221.031, subdivision
3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Samuelson, Sams, Scheid, Piper and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2767: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring prompt payment by health plan companies
and third-party administrators of clean claims for health care services; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2768: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting trucks from Hennepin county
road No. 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2769: A bill for an act relating to crime; appropriating money to the Ramsey county attorney's
office to establish and fund a domestic assault and child abuse prosecution unit.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2770: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing maximum fines for petty
misdemeanor and misdemeanor offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.89, subdivision
2; 609.02, subdivisions 3 and 4a; 609.03; 609.033; 609.0331; 609.0332, subdivision 1; and 609.034.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Pappas; Knutson; Berglin and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2771: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; enhancing the penalties for pimps and
patrons of juvenile prostitutes; establishing a grant program to educate and train police officers relating to
juvenile prostitution and enhanced juvenile prostitution law enforcement efforts; establishing a grant
program to provide shelter and counseling for homeless, runaway, or thrown-away youth at risk of being
prostituted or presently being used in prostitution; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 609.322, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B;
and 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2772: 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 1998, sections 609.106, subdivision 2; and
609.185.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Berglin; Anderson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2773: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain
conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Price, Krentz, Fredrickson, Robertson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2774: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; placing conditions on acquisition of real
property paid for from certain environmental funds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 116P.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Price, Krentz, Frederickson, Laidig and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2775: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for local initiative
grants, parks, and recreation areas.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Solon and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2776: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the deadline for commencing
construction for a previously approved moratorium project; providing for changes to the rate setting for a
nursing facility in St. Louis county approved for a renovation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Kinkel and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2777: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing financial assistance to
businesses adversely affected by the lack of snowfall; appropriating money.

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

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Solon and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2778: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing
bonds for harbor of refuge facilities development at Two Harbors.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Janezich and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2779: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating an electric cooperative's election to be
regulated; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216B.026, subdivisions 1 and 4.

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

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2780: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing the calculation of property tax levy limits
to eliminate deduction for certain mining tax distributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 275.71, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2781: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing
bonds for development of the Gitchi-Gami state trail.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2782: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the aid base for local government aid
paid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2783: A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; regulating fees; regulating the filing of
annual registrations by corporations and other business entities with the secretary of state; providing for
technical amendments to provisions regarding digital signatures; allowing the extension of duration of
certain nonprofit corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 5.12, subdivision 1; 5.14;
302A.821; 303.14, subdivision 1; 303.21, subdivision 3; 317A.801, subdivision 1; 317A.823; 317A.827;
318.02, by adding a subdivision; 322B.960; 323A.10-03; 325K.07, subdivision 3; 325K.10, subdivisions 1
and 2; 325K.18, subdivision 3; 325K.19; and 325K.23; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
325K.05, subdivision 1; and 336.9-411; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 5;
and 308A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 303.07, subdivision 2; 303.14, subdivisions 3, 4,
and 5; and 322B.960, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Higgins and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2784: A bill for an act relating to labor; applying the fair share fee provision to charitable
hospitals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179.

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

Senators Murphy; Stumpf; Johnson, D.H.; Frederickson and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2785: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting utility-owned vehicles from
certain weight restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.825, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2786: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the repair or replacement of auto
glass; regulating insurance claims practices; providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 72A.201, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Higgins, Pogemiller, Berglin, Ranum and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2787: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money
to the city of Minneapolis as fiscal agent for itself and the Minneapolis library board for a new central
library; authorizing issuance of bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.