State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Third Day


Thursday, March 4, 1999


8:30 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.

Senators Wiger, Sams and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1278: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for
senior citizens; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stevens; Stumpf; Johnson, D.J.; Lessard and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1279: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for no net loss of private land; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 373.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1280: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
transfer excess highway easements to city of Kenyon.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 1281: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions to nursing home
reimbursements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 1282: A bill for an act relating to human services; proposing changes to nursing
reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1283: A bill for an act relating to corrections; modifying the law prohibiting inmates from
bringing actions to challenge the level of expenditures for rehabilitation programs; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 244.03.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Janezich, Hottinger, Frederickson, Stumpf and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1284: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the Minnesota talented youth math
project; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1285: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for use of certain proceeds of the
mortgage registry tax and the deed tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 287.12; and 287.21,
subdivision 2.

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

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 1286: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the city of
Madison for planning of the Madison Historic Preservation and Downtown Redevelopment Program;
appropriating money.

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

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 1287: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting taking a wild animal with a
firearm within 500 feet of an occupied building on public land without permission; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 97B.001, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lessard; Johnson, D.J. and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1288: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; exempting trappers from blaze orange
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97B.071.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1289: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; providing for termination of
agreements between brewer and wholesaler under certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 1290: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a care center in the city of
Westbrook.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Robertson, Scheid, Scheevel and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1291: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying special education revenue and excess
cost revenue; increasing the pupil weighting for prekindergarten special education pupils; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 125A.76, subdivisions 1 and 4; 125A.79, subdivision 2, and by adding a
subdivision; and 126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1292: A bill for an act relating to the new chance program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelly, R.C. and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1293: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for construction of new
facilities for the bureau of criminal apprehension; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kelly, R.C. and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1294: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for automatic external
defibrillators and a study of the need for these defibrillators.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Stevens; Johnson, D.E.; Wiger and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 1295: A bill for an act relating to the environment; repealing the prohibition against certain
metals in products; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115A.9651.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Novak; Moe, R.D.; Janezich; Oliver and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1296: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to Minnesota Project
Innovation.

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

Senators Sams, Hottinger, Day, Larson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1297: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing lending limits on loans
secured by forward contracts for sale of grain; amending Minnesota Statutes, section 48.24, subdivisions 7,
8, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1298: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing emergency payments for certain pork
producers; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1299: A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing an accelerated payment of
health and safety revenue to independent school district No. 740, Melrose; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Foley and Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 1300: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing suspension of a vehicle's
registration in certain circumstances; requiring a detachable form to be provided in a vehicle's certificate
of title and completed under certain circumstances; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 168.17; 168A.05, subdivision 5; and 168A.10, subdivisions 1, 2, and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Wiger, Scheid, Novak, Scheevel and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1301: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a facilities management procedure;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.57, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Wiger, Scheid, Novak, Scheevel and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1302: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing funding for facilities management;
requiring a local match; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.10,
subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Olson and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1303: A bill for an act relating to education; recognizing cost of living differences among
school districts; creating an index; adjusting the general education formula allowance; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.05, by adding a subdivision; and 126C.10,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Ten Eyck, Knutson and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1304: A bill for an act relating to cities; authorizing the city of Bemidji to exercise the power
of eminent domain for acquisition of certain trust fund land.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Langseth and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1305: A bill for an act relating to state finance; providing a sales tax rebate; providing for
deposit of tobacco litigation settlement proceeds; abolishing the tax reform and reduction account;
appropriating money for capital improvements related to housing, bridges, polluted lands and waters, and
information technology projects; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Limmer, Ourada, Scheid and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1306: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
expand capacity on a segment of marked interstate highway No. I-94.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Higgins; Krentz; Johnson, J.B.; Lessard and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 1307: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Minnesota
conservation corps.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ten Eyck; Moe, R.D.; Johnson, D.J.; Johnson, D.E. and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1308: A bill for an act relating to courts; providing for state funding of certain programs and
personnel; providing for state funding of court administration costs in specified judicial districts;
requesting further study; establishing collective bargaining provisions for court employees; imposing
taxes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 43A.02, subdivision 25; 43A.24,
subdivision 2; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 179A.03, subdivisions 7, 14, 15, and by adding a subdivision;
179A.06, subdivision 2; 179A.10, subdivision 4; 179A.12, subdivision 4; 179A.22, subdivisions 2 and 3;
243.50; 253B.23, subdivisions 1 and 8; 257.69, subdivision 2; 260.251, subdivisions 2 and 5; 260.56;
273.1398, by adding a subdivision; 299D.03, subdivision 5; 357.021, subdivision 1a; 466.01, subdivision
6; 480.181, subdivision 1; 484.64, subdivision 3; 484.65, subdivision 3; 485.018, subdivisions 2, 5, and 6;
485.03; 485.27; 487.02, subdivision 2; 487.10, subdivision 4; 487.32, subdivision 3; 487.33, subdivision 5;
518.165, subdivision 3; 546.13; 546.44, subdivision 3; 563.01, subdivisions 2, 9, and 10; 574.34,
subdivision 1; and 611.33, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
179A; and 480; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 357.021, subdivision 2a; and 563.01,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Morse; Langseth; Berg and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1309: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for flood water
management in the Red river basin.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Vickerman; Frederickson; Johnson, J.B. and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 1310: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the city of
Bingham Lake for connection of its wastewater system to the city of Windom; appropriating money.

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

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Lesewski; Frederickson; Janezich and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1311: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating demonstration projects for
economic and community development through telecommunications technology; providing funding for
regional electronic commerce incentives; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Senators Higgins, Foley, Pappas, Lesewski and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 1312: A bill for an act relating to children; requiring the commissioner of children, families,
and learning to encourage businesses and other organizations to donate materials for families to help their
children develop skills to succeed in reading and school.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Limmer, Ourada, Laidig and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 1313: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; making a WIF program grant to the
city of Dayton; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 1314: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
to rebuild and fortify the historic Territorial Prison Wall in Stillwater.

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

Senators Solon; Johnson, D.J.; Lessard and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 1315: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the natural
resources research institute; appropriating money.

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

Senators Scheid, Vickerman and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1316: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing the class of certain utility
property; removing certain limits on utility property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.13,
subdivisions 24 and 31.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Berglin, Kiscaden, Novak, Runbeck and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1317: A bill for an act relating to health care; adding to the duties of the job skills partnership
board; establishing a health care and human services worker training and retention program; requiring state
colleges and universities to offer a short-term health care and human services course; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116L.02; and 136F.71, subdivision 1, and by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 136A; 136F; and 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1318: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a grant to independent school
district No. 4, McGregor; permitting McGregor school district to levy for energy improvements;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Sams, Murphy, Janezich, Larson and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1319: A bill for an act relating to education; amending secondary career and technical
education funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.453, subdivisions 1, 3, 7, and by
adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.453, subdivisions 4, 5, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1320: A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money to assist in the operation
and staffing of the Minnesota national guard youth camp at Camp Ripley.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 1321: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; precluding certain actions that arise as a result
of year 2000 problems.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Limmer, Spear and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1322: A bill for an act relating to courts; jurors; authorizing the court to tax parties in a civil
action for hardship expenses incurred by a juror; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 593.48.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 1323: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the
community resources program; appropriating money.

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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1324: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; imposing disqualification and civil
penalties on commercial motor vehicle operator for violating out-of-service order; allocating penalty
proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 171.165, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1325: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating low-speed vehicles; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.045.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1326: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating vehicle weight inspections;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.85, subdivisions 1 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1327: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring DNA specimen of predatory
offender; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.3461, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Novak, Metzen, Belanger, Spear and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1328: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for the debiting of checks;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 48.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Vickerman, Janezich, Scheevel, Metzen and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1329: A bill for an act relating to cities; limiting license fees on coin and currency activated
amusement machines; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 449.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Solon, Metzen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1330: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating fees, charges, and time
periods; authorizing certain part-time banking locations; making corrections and conforming changes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 46.041, subdivisions 1 and 3; 46.048, subdivisions 1 and 2b;
46.131, subdivision 10; 47.0156; 47.101, subdivision 3; 47.27, subdivision 3; 47.52; 47.54, subdivisions 2
and 3; 47.60, subdivision 3; 48.15, subdivision 3; 48A.15, subdivision 1; 49.36, subdivision 1; 52.01;
53.03, subdivisions 1, 6, and 7; 55.04, subdivision 2; 56.02; 59A.03, subdivision 2; 168.67; 303.25,
subdivision 5; 332.15, subdivisions 2 and 3; 332.17; and 332.30.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1331: A bill for an act relating to liquor; extending tour boat liquor license season; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 340A.404, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Metzen, Vickerman, Laidig, Knutson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1332: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for the operating
costs of the children's farm at the Minnesota Zoological Gardens.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Morse; Hanson; Johnson, J.B. and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 1333: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring rules to be adopted on the amount of
land applied phosphorus generated by feedlots; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1334: A bill for an act relating to insurance; extending the age limit for health coverage for
cleft lip and cleft palate to conform to the current required age limit for dependent coverage; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62A.042; and 62C.14, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1335: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting the purchase of
construction materials used in building a community center; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy; Flynn; Kelly, R.C.; Cohen and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1336: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing a vehicle insurance and
registration monitoring program; requiring insurance companies to report information; requiring
preparation of databases to identify uninsured motorists and improperly registered vehicles; prescribing a
penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.796, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 65B; and 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hottinger, Cohen, Wiener, Solon and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1337: A bill for an act relating to accountants; modifying licensing requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 326.19, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kleis, Laidig, Day, Scheid and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 1338: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
sections 2 and 3, and by adding a new article; providing for establishment of the boundaries of
congressional and legislative districts by a commission; limiting the power of the legislature to change the
number of senators and representatives.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Metzen, Murphy, Price, Wiger and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1339: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a national World War II
memorial.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Laidig and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1340: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders wetland in Washington county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Wiener, Stumpf, Kleis, Larson and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1341: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the database access program for public
libraries and school media centers; appropriating money to the higher education services office for the
database access program; amending Laws 1998, chapter 398, article 9, section 7, subdivisions 1 and 2;
repealing Laws 1998, chapter 398, article 9, section 7, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hottinger, Belanger, Novak, Oliver and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1342: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying the direct shipment law; requiring permits
for common carriers and delivery agents; increasing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 340A.3021, subdivision 2; 340A.417; and 340A.801, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Wiger and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1343: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for an alternative calendar
demonstration project in independent school district No. 624, White Bear Lake; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hottinger; Belanger; Kelley, S.P.; Johnson, D.J. and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1344: A bill for an act relating to income taxes; modifying the percentages for the working
family credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0671, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1345: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing earnings limitations for persons who
resume teaching service after retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 354.44, subdivision
5; and 354A.31, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Lourey; Moe, R.D.; Janezich; Runbeck and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1346: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing a grant for the Camp
Heartland center; appropriating money.

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

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1347: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a planning grant to the
city of Little Falls for a fishing museum and environmental education center; appropriating money.

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

Senators Johnson, J.B.; Scheid; Pappas; Wiener and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 1348: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a collaborative pilot program to
enhance teacher training opportunities by directly involving public colleges and school districts;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 1349: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for substitute teacher state-paid medical
benefits; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lourey, Kiscaden, Samuelson and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing requirements for the Minnesota health
data institute to prepare and issue public reports assessing performance and consumer perceptions;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62J.451, subdivisions 6a, 6b, and 6c.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1351: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; redefining types of school buses to
increase by two persons their maximum manufacturer's rated seating capacity; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 169.01, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Frederickson and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 1352: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing certain land to be enrolled in
more than one state or federal conservation program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
103F.515, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Janezich, Morse, Sams, Terwilliger and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1353: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a planning and transition grant program
for providers of older adult services; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 1354: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a school-linked prevention and early
intervention grant program for children ages 5 to 12; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Metzen, Wiener, Knutson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1355: A bill for an act relating to Dakota county; changing the name of the Dakota county
housing and redevelopment authority; providing for the powers of the Dakota county community
development agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 383D.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and by
adding subdivisions.

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

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1356: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing the income limit for retired teachers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 354.44, subdivision 5; and 354A.31, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Novak, Runbeck and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 1357: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying conservation improvement program
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 216B.16, subdivision 6b; and 216B.241,
subdivisions 1a, 1b, and 2b.

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

Senators Robling, Lourey and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1358: A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying assistance through the at-home infant
care program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.061.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1359: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the city of
Jordan for a wastewater treatment facility; appropriating money.

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

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1360: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying payment rate determination for
intermediate care facilities; requiring a local system needs planning process; establishing a statewide
advisory committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 252.28, subdivision 1; and 256B.5011,
subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 252; and 256B;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.0723; 256B.501, subdivision 3g; and 256B.5011,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1361: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a group residential housing block
grant pilot project; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 1362: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing a grant applicant to appeal the
commissioner's finding that the applicant has failed to meet grant criteria; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 127A.05, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Beckman, Vickerman, Hottinger and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1363: A bill for an act relating to water; supporting the Blue Earth river basin initiative;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Vickerman and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1364: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to independent school
district No. 81, Comfrey, for tornado damage.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Higgins, Laidig and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1365: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the disposition of fees
collected for the Minnesota conservation corps; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 84.98, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1366: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions related to
telecommunications access grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
125B.20.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Stumpf, Dille and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1367: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions relating to
wastewater treatment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115.07; 116.16,
subdivision 2; and 116.182, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Knutson, Solon, Wiener, Metzen and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1368: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating contracts for architects, engineers,
surveyors, landscape architects, geoscientists, and interior designers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 16C.08, subdivision 5; and 337.10, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 1369: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting liability for personal injury or death
caused by equine activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 604A.12, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Anderson, Piper, Morse and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 1370: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for joint and several liability for
permit violations of owners of animals in feedlots; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1371: A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying requirements for recording
contracts for deed; specifying minimum contents of contracts for deed; establishing a civil cause of action;
providing for preparation of a sample form and educational materials; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 507.235, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 559.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Hottinger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1372: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing an alternative collateral pool for
deposit and investment of local public funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 118A.01, by
adding subdivisions; and 118A.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 118A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Spear, Pappas, Higgins, Pogemiller and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 1373: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a grant program to prevent violence
through the creation and development of songs, performances, and educational resources; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Sams, Morse, Langseth and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1374: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding eligibility for certain agricultural
chemical response reimbursements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 18E.02, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Fischbach, Kleis and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1375: A bill for an act relating to Stearns county; ratifying certain tax increment financing
actions.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Morse, Janezich, Foley and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 1376: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for a planning grant for a
collaborative city-county-school district administration and community education facility; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kleis and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 1377: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing certain expenditures of
tax increment revenues by the St. Cloud housing and redevelopment authority.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1378: A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a technology grant for
independent school district No. 542, Battle Lake.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheid, Olson, Murphy, Price and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 1379: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the payment and refund requirements
relating to sales of exempt capital equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.56,
subdivision 4; 297A.2572; and 297A.2573; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.15,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 1380: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the division into city urban and rural
service districts pursuant to annexation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 272.67, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Scheid; Johnson, D.J.; Belanger and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 1381: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting machinery and equipment
used to convert to digital television signals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.