State of Minnesota
Friday, April 30, 1999
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 Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2243: A bill for an act relating to firearms; prohibiting persons convicted of violent crimes
from possessing firearms for the remainder of the person's lifetime; requiring persons who own or possess
a firearm to obtain a license from the commissioner of public safety; establishing standards for the
issuance of licenses; requiring transferors and owners of firearms to register with the commissioner of
public safety; authorizing local regulation of firearms and ammunition; imposing penalties; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.165, subdivisions 1a and 1b; 624.712,
subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; 624.713, subdivisions 1 and 3; 624.714, subdivisions 3, 4, 5,
and 8; and 624.7151; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 299A; and 624;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 471.633; 609.66, subdivision 1f; 624.711; 624.7131;
624.7132; 624.7141; 624.715; 624.717; and 624.74, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.
Senators Janezich; Metzen; Day; Murphy and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 2244: A bill for an act relating to gambling; allowing a class B licensee of a class A racetrack
conducting horse racing to conduct card club activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
240.01, by adding subdivisions; 240.03; 240.15, subdivision 1; 240.23; 541.20; 541.21; and 609.761, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240.
Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.