State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Sixth Day


Thursday, March 11, 1999


8:00 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 Flynn; Moe, R.D.; Wiger and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1659: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for an elected
metropolitan council; regulating contributions to candidates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135,
subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by
adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; and 473.123,
subdivisions 1, 4, and 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; and 473;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a, and 3c.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiger, Metzen, Anderson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1660: A bill for an act relating to the board of government innovation and cooperation;
extending an exemption from enforcement of law granted by the board during calendar year 1998;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 465.797, subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Metzen and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1661: A bill for an act relating to education; removing the time period limitation for school
district agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.02, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Novak, Belanger and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1662: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain personal property of electric
generation and gas from property taxation; providing for state-aid payments to local governments;
requiring rate reductions for customers of rate regulated utilities; providing for state guarantee of certain
local bond obligations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.14;
272.02, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 31; and 273.1398, subdivision 6,
and by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; and
475A.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 1663: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Duluth firefighter consolidation account;
providing for a surviving spouse benefit increase; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 353B.11,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger, Samuelson, Fischbach, Limmer and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1664: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; prohibiting a certain type of fee
charged for the use of automated teller machines; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 47.61, by
adding a subdivision; and 47.64, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1665: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying provisions relating to motor
carriers of passengers; making conforming amendments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 168.011, subdivision 35; 169.122, subdivision 5; 174A.02, subdivision 4; 174A.06;
221.011, subdivisions 15, 37, 38, and by adding subdivisions; 221.021; 221.022; 221.025; 221.026,
subdivision 2; 221.0251; 221.031, subdivisions 1, 2, and 6; 221.036, subdivisions 1 and 3; 221.091;
221.122, subdivision 1; 221.124; 221.131, subdivision 2; 221.141, subdivision 1; 221.172, subdivision 10;
221.185, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, and by adding a subdivision; 221.221, subdivision 3; 221.291,
subdivision 4; 221,55; 368.01, subdivision 12; and 412.221, subdivision 20; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 221; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.011, subdivision 36;
168.1281; 221.011, subdivisions 7, 9, 20, 21, 32, and 34; 221.041; 221.051; 221.061; 221.071; 221.081;
221.121, subdivisions 6b and 6h; 221.172, subdivision 9; 221.281; and 221.85.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1666: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the job skills
partnership board for funding a certain program of the St. Paul port authority.

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

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

S.F. No. 1667: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for certain
capital redevelopment activities in St. Paul; authorizing state bonds.

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

Senators Flynn; Johnson, J.B.; Langseth; Johnson, D.E. and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 1668: A bill for an act relating to transportation; reducing percentage of base value for
calculation of vehicle registration tax; changing depreciation schedule for computing registration tax on
passenger automobiles; establishing transit assistance fund; deleting provisions regarding distribution of
transit fund; requiring annual indexing of gasoline tax rate; allocating revenues from motor vehicle sales
tax; providing for financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing
the issuance of state trunk highway bonds for replacement and reconstruction of key bridges on the state
trunk highway system; proposing constitutional amendment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 168.013, subdivision 1a; 174.32; 296A.07, by adding a subdivision; 297B.09,
subdivision 1; and 473.39, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lesewski and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1669: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for independent school
district No. 404, Lake Benton.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1670: A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a technology grant for
independent school district No. 203, Hayfield; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Robertson, Pappas, Cohen and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1671: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota
Children's Museum's Ready?Set.Read! program.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1672: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city
of Northfield; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Vickerman, Sams, Dille, Lesewski and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 1673: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an advisory task force on contract
production to study the issue of livestock, agricultural commodity, and specialty crops produced under
contract; requiring a report; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Langseth; Foley; Kelly, R.C. and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1674: A bill for an act relating to peace officers; including peace officers of law enforcement
agencies of federally recognized tribes to be licensed by the board of peace officers standards and training;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.84, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1675: A bill for an act relating to insurance; property and liability; regulating FAIR plan
coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 65A.32; 65A.33, subdivision 3, and by adding a
subdivision; 65A.34, subdivisions 1, 4, and 5; 65A.36, subdivisions 1 and 5; 65A.37; 65A.38, subdivision
1; and 65A.42.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Stevens and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1676: A bill for an act relating to Benton county; authorizing a tourism tax increment
financing project.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiener, Metzen and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1677: A bill for an act relating to the military; expanding eligibility for certain state service;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 190.08, subdivision 3; 192.19; and 193.29, subdivisions 1, 2,
and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Limmer, Ourada, Scheid and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 1678: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to the metropolitan
council for express bus service between Rogers and downtown Minneapolis.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1679: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing lease-purchase of a facility for the
bureau of criminal apprehension.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1680: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money for purchase of Minnesota Power building.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1681: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the
East Gull Lake projects; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1682: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city
of Longville; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 1683: A bill for an act relating to underage drinking; increasing penalties for a person, other
than a retailer, to furnish alcoholic beverages to a person under the age of 21 if the underage person causes
or suffers death or great bodily harm as a result of intoxication; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 340A.701, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1684: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating access to health records; modifying the
definition of patient; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144.335, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden; Terwilliger; Foley; Johnson, J.B. and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 1685: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a suicide prevention program;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley, Janezich, Higgins and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1686: A bill for an act relating to children; providing visitation by foster siblings of children
formerly in foster care; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 257.022, subdivision 3, and by adding
a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Foley, Hottinger, Janezich, Higgins and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1687: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the membership of regional coordinating
boards; establishing the Minnesota universal health board; creating the Minnesota universal health
program; establishing the Minnesota health care trust fund; establishing statewide and regional health care
budgets; abolishing the Minnesota health care commission; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 62J.09, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62K;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62J.09, subdivisions 2 and 8; and 62J.212.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1688: A bill for an act relating to retirement; city of Minneapolis; authorizing at city option
long service active police officers to terminate active service and be rehired with public employees police
and fire retirement plan coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 353.64, subdivision 1;
423B.01, subdivision 2; and 423B.14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 423B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Betzold; Solon and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1689: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire plan and local
police and fire consolidation accounts; providing for the merger of local consolidation accounts into the
public employees police and fire plan and fund; revising member and employer contribution rates;
transferring certain assets to certain municipalities; authorizing new benefit plan coverage elections;
revising actuarial valuation calculations; limiting certain state aid amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 3.85, subdivision 12; 69.021, subdivision 10; 69.031, subdivision 5; 353.01, subdivisions
2b, 10, and 16; 353.64, subdivision 1; 353.65, subdivisions 2, 3, and 3a; 356.215, subdivision 4g; and
423A.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1690: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local sales taxes; providing for accurate
determination of sales that occur within a political subdivision; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
297A.48, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 1691: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; creating a pilot project grant program to
provide services to victims and witnesses of crime; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Anderson, Price, Metzen, Wiger and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 1692: A bill for an act relating to the state building code; permitting the installation of
non-hard-wired stairway chair lifts in private residences in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 16B.745, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Ten Eyck, Sams, Lourey and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1693: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; allowing the board of
pharmacy to grant waivers to pharmacists regarding the ratio of pharmacists to pharmacy technicians;
modifying requirements for the ratio of pharmacists to pharmacy technicians; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 151.102.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Frederickson and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1694: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Glencoe area health center; providing special
retirement benefit coverage for certain employees who discontinue public employment by privatization.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty, Lourey and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1695: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to establish a crisis intervention
hotline.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1696: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for an agricultural water
quality and quantity management, research, demonstration, and education program.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1697: A bill for an act relating to towns; authorizing the town electors to vote to donate money
to a public library; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 365.10, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Scheevel and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1698: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a regional trail in
Olmsted county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Price, Metzen, Runbeck, Cohen and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1699: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing payment by electronic means;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Price, Metzen, Runbeck, Cohen and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1700: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions relating to the office
of technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16E.01, subdivision 3; 16E.03, subdivision 3;
and 16E.04, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1701: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of New Ulm to impose certain
sales and use taxes; requiring voter approval; providing bonding authority.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1702: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for wastewater
treatment to the city of Dassel.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1703: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring inventory and ranking of dumps
by counties; providing grants for cleanup of dumps by counties; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115B.42, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 115B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1704: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for access to health care
services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Hanson, Pappas, Langseth and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1705: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a school restructuring
grant.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lessard, Langseth, Janezich and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1706: A bill for an act relating to education; continuing a library project; appropriating money;
amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Junge, Anderson, Pappas and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 1707: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; appropriating money for the All Children
Excel (ACE) Project.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 1708: A bill for an act relating to the city of Mountain Iron; exempting a tax increment
financing district from certain restriction under general law.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Hottinger; Oliver; Flynn and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 1709: A bill for an act relating to taxation; altering the metropolitan revenue distribution
formula to provide a distribution to counties based on uncompensated health care costs; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 473F.02, by adding a subdivision; and 473F.08, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Kiscaden; Robertson; Foley and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 1710: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a Minnesota telemedicine network;
regulating the provision of interstate telemedicine services; authorizing medical assistance reimbursement
of telemedicine services; providing grants to establish and maintain a telemedicine network; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.335, subdivision 1; 147.081, subdivision 1;
147.091, subdivision 1; and 147.141; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144;
147; and 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1711: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing a felony penalty for certain
repeat violators of the DWI laws; requiring that felony violators be incarcerated in local correctional
facilities; providing mandatory minimum penalties for these felony violations; repealing statutory
references to enhanced gross misdemeanor crimes; creating a work program for repeat DWI offenders at
Camp Ripley; requiring courts to sentence certain repeat DWI offenders to the work program; repealing
the adult work program for nonviolent offenders at Camp Ripley; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.739, subdivision 1; 169.121, subdivisions 3 and 3e; 169.129,
subdivision 2; 244.20; 388.051, subdivision 1; 609.02, subdivision 2; 609.105, subdivision 3; and 609.135,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 241.277; 609.02, subdivision 2a; and 609.113.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Pariseau, Wiger and Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 1712: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; changing the schedule for the
metropolitan transit system's operation performance audit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
473.1466.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1713: A bill for an act relating to the building code; directing the departments of
administration and health to adopt the newest editions of certain standards; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1714: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying state-operated services; changing
adult mental health day treatment and consolidated chemical dependency treatment fund requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.10, subdivision 5; 245.4712, subdivision 2; 246.18,
subdivision 6; 253B.045, by adding subdivisions; 253B.07, subdivision 1; 253B.185, by adding a
subdivision; 254B.01, by adding a subdivision; 254B.02, subdivision 3; 254B.03, subdivision 2; 254B.04,
subdivision 1; 254B.05, subdivision 1; and 256.01, subdivision 6; Laws 1995, chapter 207, article 8,
section 41, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1715: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing enforcement authority for the
commissioner; regulating service of process; regulating residential building contractors and remodelers;
providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 45.027, subdivisions 6 and 7;
45.028, subdivision 2; 60B.04, by adding a subdivision; 80A.15, subdivision 2; 326.83, subdivision 18;
326.89, subdivision 3; 326.92, by adding a subdivision; 326.94, subdivision 2; and 332.37; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 60B; and 82B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 326.89, subdivision 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Foley; Limmer; Ranum and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1716: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating the use and dissemination of
personally identifiable information on consumers by interactive services providers; prohibiting certain
false or misleading commercial electronic mail messages; imposing penalties; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter
13D.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Knutson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1717: A bill for an act relating to child support; changing certain procedures and
requirements; making certain clarifications; authorizing creation of an account; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 13B.06, subdivision 7; 256.01,
subdivision 2; 256.87, subdivision 1a; 256.978, subdivision 1; 257.62, subdivision 5; 257.75, subdivision
2; 518.10; 518.551, subdivision 7 and by adding a subdivision; 518.5851, by adding a subdivision;
518.5853, by adding a subdivision; 548.09, subdivision 1; 548.091, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2a, 3a, 4, 10, 11,
12, and by adding a subdivision; and 552.05, subdivisions 2 and 10; Laws 1995, chapter 257, article 1,
section 35, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.979; 256.9791; and 548.091,
subdivisions 3, 5, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1718: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for increased local government aid
distributions for cities in which commercial and industrial property market value is reduced; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1719: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; transferring responsibility for making
drainage benefit payments on state lands to the commissioner of finance; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 103E.025, subdivision 5; and 103E.615, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1720: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing education, training, and
technical assistance on drainage law; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Flynn; Scheid; Kelley, S.P. and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1721: A bill for an act relating to public employees; ratifying certain labor agreements and
compensation plans; providing for transfer of vacation and sick leave for certain employees; modifying per
diem provision for special mediators; modifying procedures for the listing of arbitrators; making technical
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.096; 179.02, subdivision 2; 179A.04, subdivision
3; 179A.10, subdivision 1; and 179A.16, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1722: A bill for an act relating to crimes; permitting the results of a preliminary breath test to
be admissible in a criminal prosecution for the crime of implied consent test refusal; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 169.121, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1723: A bill for an act relating to crimes; eliminating DWI offender's right to independent
alcohol concentration test while in custody; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.123,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1724: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting first-time DWI offender with at least
0.20 alcohol concentration from receiving shortened license revocation period; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 169.121, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1725: A bill for an act relating to crimes; creating a gross misdemeanor penalty for violation
of alcohol-related restriction on driver's license if violation occurs while driving a motor vehicle;
providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 171.09; and 609.035, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1726: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions to statutes related to
child welfare; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.1761, subdivision 1; 256.01, subdivision 2;
256B.094, subdivisions 3 and 6; 256F.03, subdivision 5; 256F.05, subdivision 8; 256F.10, subdivisions 1,
6, 7, 8, and 10; 257.071, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 1e, 3, and 4; 257.85, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, and
11; 259.67, subdivisions 6 and 7; 259.73; 259.85, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5; 259.89, by adding a
subdivision; 260.011, subdivision 2; 260.012; 260.015, subdivisions 2a, 13, and 29; 260.131, subdivision
1a; 260.133, subdivisions 1 and 2; 260.135, by adding a subdivision; 260.172, subdivision 1, and by
adding a subdivision; 260.191, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, and 3b; 260.192; 260.221, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c,
3, and 5; and 626.556, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 7, 10b, 10d, 10e, 10f, 10j, 11, 11b, and 11c; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 257.071, subdivisions 8 and 10.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville, Junge, Cohen and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1727: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; making a technical change to the Dental
Practice Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 150A.11, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 1728: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing annual overweight permit for
firefighting equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.86, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 1729: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring sign notifying motorist when highway
pavement ends; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Pariseau, Langseth, Robling and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1730: A bill for an act relating to water; modifying board membership on watershed
management organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103B.227, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1731: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a stream protection and
improvement loan program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 103G.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pappas, Janezich and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1732: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring all kindergarten through grade 12
teachers renewing their five-year teaching license to obtain 15 continuing education credits in behavioral
intervention and related areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1733: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; imposing civil third-party liability for
damages caused by intoxication of persons under age 21; prohibiting certain subrogation claims; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1734: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions relating to judicial
review of agency decisions; modifying requirements for incinerator monitors; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 115.05, subdivision 11; and 116.85, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1735: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing a levy on certain property by the city of
Woodbury for construction of a highway interchange and adjacent improvements.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 1736: A bill for an act relating to real property; commissioning a Minnesota land records
study; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Sams and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1737: A bill for an act relating to education funding; correcting a pupil count for independent
school district No. 2155, Wadena-Deer Creek; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Wiener and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1738: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; increasing minimum coverage amounts
for mandatory dram shop liability insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 340A.409,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Wiger, Vickerman and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1739: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the metropolitan council to offer an
early retirement incentive.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiger and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1740: A bill for an act relating to state agencies; providing that for certain contracts the
design-build method of construction may be used; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.31,
subdivision 1; and 16B.33, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiger, Vickerman and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1741: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; providing for the transfer of
employees between the council and other political subdivisions of the state; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 473.129, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiger and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1742: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; modifying the cost allocation
system for the metropolitan disposal system; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.517,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1743: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water and wetland in Hennepin county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1744: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for certain expenses
related to tobacco-related illness; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1745: A bill for an act relating to highways; prohibiting restriction of lanes on interstate
highway 394 for exclusive use of high-occupancy vehicles; requiring certain traffic restrictions on those
lanes.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Wiener, Kiscaden, Hottinger, Metzen and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1746: A bill for an act relating to occupational regulation; requiring proponents of new or
expanded regulation to provide certain information in writing to the chairs of the standing committees;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 1747: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for an extension of the duration of a tax
increment district in the city of Fridley.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Pogemiller and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1748: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying authorized disbursements for the
Minneapolis police relief association; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 423B.07.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1749: A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing managers and employees of apartment
buildings and real property management companies to appear in conciliation and unlawful detainer court
on behalf of their employer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 481.02, subdivision 3; and
491A.02, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1750: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing an exception to the nursing home
moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144A.071, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1751: A bill for an act relating to public employment labor relations; modifying the definition
of public employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiger, Berg, Larson, Vickerman and Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 1752: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to long-term care
provisions; changing provisions for nursing facilities payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 144D.01, subdivision 4; 256B.0911, subdivision 6; 256B.0913, subdivisions 5, 10, 12, and 16;
256B.421, subdivisions 9 and 11; 256B.431, subdivisions 1, 2b, 2d, 2i, 2r, 3a, 3f, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17,
18, 22, 26, and 27; 256B.434, subdivisions 3 and 13; 256B.435; 256B.48, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, and 6;
256B.50, subdivisions 1 and 1e; 256I.04, subdivision 3; and 256I.05, subdivisions 1 and 1a; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256B.03, subdivision 2; 256B.431, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2c, 2f, 2h, 2j, 2k,
2l, 2m, 2n, 2o, 2p, 2q, 3, 3b, 3d, 3e, 3h, 3j, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 23, 24, and 25; 256B.433; 256B.434; 256B.47,
subdivisions 3 and 4; 256B.48, subdivision 9; and 256B.50, subdivisions 1f and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.