State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Fifth Day


Tuesday, January 19, 1999


12:00 Noon


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 Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 151: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, by
adding a section; dedicating portion of sales tax on motor vehicles to roads and public transit; reducing rate
of registration tax on passenger automobiles; changing depreciation schedule for computing registration
tax on passenger automobiles; allocating revenues from motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 168.013, subdivision 1a; and 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Beckman, Stumpf, Morse, Terwilliger and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 152: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Fairmont police relief association; providing for
an additional annual postretirement adjustment mechanism; providing benefits to all surviving spouses.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 153: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing football boards in retail establishments
licensed to sell alcoholic beverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 340A.410, subdivision 5;
541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; and 609.761, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 154: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for simulated elections for minors;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Stevens; Johnson, D.J.; Day; Vickerman and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 155: A bill for an act relating to property taxes; providing a credit on the first-half payable
1999 property taxes for agricultural property; providing for state reimbursement; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 156: A bill for an act relating to the Paynesville area hospital district; authorizing the district
to annex the city of Richmond to the district.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Cohen, Price, Morse, Frederickson and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 157: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing standards for state assistance
to capital improvement projects of political subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 16A.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Cohen, Ten Eyck and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 158: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reducing the number of members of the senate
and house of representatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 2.021; and 2.031, subdivision 1;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 2.031, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Cohen, Ten Eyck and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 159: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the threshold for implementation of limited
market value treatment; making the provision permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
273.11, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Stevens, Stumpf, Metzen, Runbeck and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 160: A bill for an act relating to state agencies; providing that agency and department heads
must be confirmed by the senate within one year of appointment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 15.06, subdivisions 2 and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiger and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 161: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations;
eliminating the 30-year service cap on volunteer firefighter relief associations providing monthly benefit
service pensions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 424A.02, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Moe, R.D.; Day; Metzen and Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 162: A bill for an act relating to public employees; making certain changes relating to health
coverage for survivors of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 299A.46; and 299A.465, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Ten Eyck; Kelly, R.C.; Belanger and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 163: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for bomb disposal expense
reimbursement.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Solon, Murphy, Metzen and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 164: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for reimbursements to
hazardous materials teams.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Solon, Murphy and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 165: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the general rate of the sales and use tax and
the sales tax on motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Ten Eyck; Higgins; Belanger and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 166: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for grants to the Hennepin
county sheriff's office, the Minneapolis police department, and the bureau of criminal apprehension for
operation of the FBI Drugfire computer system.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Metzen; Solon; Johnson, D.E. and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 167: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; limiting increases in market value;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Lourey, Scheevel, Hanson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 168: A bill for an act relating to education; amending debt service equalization eligibility;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.53, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lesewski; Belanger; Ourada; Kelly, R.C. and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 169: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; prohibiting use of state appropriations for art
in state correctional facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16B.35, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Hottinger, Ten Eyck, Metzen, Stevens and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 170: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of practice of pharmacy;
defining patient counseling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 151.01, subdivision 27, and by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins, Solon, Kleis, Wiener and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 171: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating residential real estate
transactions; requiring closing agents to file certain documents; requiring certain disclosures to prospective
purchasers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325F.69, by adding a subdivision; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Lourey, Foley and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 172: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII,
section 6; lowering the eligibility age for certain elective offices.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Lessard and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 173: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing the shipment of wild animals that
were taken on the northwest angle portion of the Red Lake Indian Reservation; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ranum, Pogemiller, Betzold and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 174: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring certain persons committed as
mentally ill and dangerous to the public to register as predatory sex offenders and to be subject to the
community notification law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 243.166, subdivisions 1, 2, and
6; and 244.052, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Stevens and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 175: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring the pollution control agency to
terminate the Mille Lacs water resources agreement.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stevens, Robertson, Kiscaden, Sams and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 176: A bill for an act relating to health; transferring tobacco settlement money from the
general fund to the health care access fund; repealing MinnesotaCare premium and provider taxes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.15, subdivision 1; 62J.041, subdivision 1; 62Q.095,
subdivision 6; 62R.24; 214.16, subdivisions 2 and 3; 270B.01, subdivision 8; and 270B.14, subdivision 1;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.99, subdivision 86b; 62T.10; 144.1484, subdivision 2;
295.50; 295.51; 295.52; 295.53; 295.54; 295.55; 295.56; 295.57; 295.58; 295.582; and 295.59.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Junge, Robertson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 177: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the general education basic formula
allowance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, J.B.; Wiger and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 178: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing municipalities to provide for
contract bid specifications, design, and construction standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
471.345, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 179: A bill for an act relating to retirement; city of Willmar and city of Litchfield; authorizing
volunteer rescue squad relief associations; providing service pensions for rescue squad volunteers;
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 425B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 180: A bill for an act relating to taxes; reducing the general sales and use tax rate and
eliminating June accelerated payments for sales, liquor, and tobacco taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 297A.02, subdivision 1; and 297F.09,
subdivisions 1 and 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09,
subdivision 6; and 297G.09, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 181: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring vehicles to be driven in
right-hand lane unless overtaking slower vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.18,
subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 182: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the passing on the farm
center.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Johnson, J.B.; Metzen; Pogemiller and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 183: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing coverage in the correctional employees
plan for certain employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 352.90; and 352.91, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Ranum; Spear; Knutson; Kelly, R.C. and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 184: A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; recodifying, clarifying, and relocating
provisions relating to juvenile delinquency and child protection; providing separate areas of law dealing
with child protection and delinquency; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 260.011, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapters 260B; and 260C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 257.069;
257.071; 257.0711; 257.072; 257.35; 257.351; 257.352; 257.353; 257.354; 257.355; 257.356; 257.3571;
257.3572; 257.3573; 257.3574; 257.3575; 257.3576; 257.3577; 257.3578; 257.3579; 257.40; 257.41;
257.42; 257.43; 257.44; 257.45; 257.46; 257.47; 257.48; 260.011, subdivision 2; 260.012; 260.013;
260.015; 260.092; 260.094; 260.096; 260.101; 260.111; 260.115; 260.121; 260.125; 260.126; 260.131;
260.132; 260.133; 260.135; 260.141; 260.145; 260.151; 260.152; 260.155; 260.157; 260.161; 260.162;
260.165; 260.171; 260.172; 260.173; 260.1735; 260.174; 260.181; 260.185; 260.191; 260.192; 260.193;
260.195; 260.211; 260.215; 260.221; 260.241; 260.242; 260.245; 260.251; 260.255; 260.261; 260.271;
260.281; 260.291; 260.301; 260.315; 260.35; 260.36; 260.39; and 260.40.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Samuelson, Krentz, Pogemiller, Robertson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 185: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating three additional days of instruction;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120A.41.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Ranum, Janezich, Hanson and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 186: A bill for an act relating to education; phasing in full-day kindergarten for all students;
expanding the first grade preparedness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 124D.081, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.081, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Fischbach, Hanson, Vickerman, Robling and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 187: 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 Lesewski and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 188: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Marshall to issue additional
on-sale licenses.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Larson; Johnson, D.J.; Day; Samuelson and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 189: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; limiting increases in market value;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 190: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; fixing the size of the legislature after the 2000
census; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 2.021.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Foley; Johnson, J.B.; Piper; Janezich and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 191: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing nursing facility residents to request the use of
a restraint; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144A.10, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berg, Scheevel, Dille and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 192: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding the definition of family farm
partnership; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 500.24, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Berglin; Kelly, R.C.; Krentz and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 193: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for grants and training
related to restorative justice programs.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Berglin, Pappas, Robertson and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 194: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the application deadline for essential
community provider status; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62Q.19, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Samuelson, Scheevel, Limmer and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 195: A bill for an act relating to human services; removing a sunset on eligibility for certain
services; appropriating money; amending Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section 21, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Krentz, Knutson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 196: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a board for educational administrators;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 122A.162; 122A.163; 122A.164;
122A.18, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, and 8; 122A.20, subdivisions 1 and 2; 122A.21; 122A.23; 122A.27,
subdivisions 1, 4, and 5; 123A.21, subdivision 5; 123B.03, subdivision 1; 125A.67, subdivision 2; 214.01,
subdivision 3; 214.04, subdivisions 1 and 3; 214.12, subdivision 1; and proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pariseau; Larson; Kelly, R.C. and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 197: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing law enforcement agencies to sell
forfeited firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories to persons eligible to possess a firearm lawfully;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.5315, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Junge and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 198: A bill for an act relating to criminal procedure; specifying that the prosecution may reply
in rebuttal to the closing argument of the defense; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 631.07.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Foley; Kelly, R.C. and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 199: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing that the prosecution has the final
argument to the jury in a criminal case; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 631.07; repealing
Laws 1997, chapter 239, article 3, section 23.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Runbeck, Robertson and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 200: A bill for an act relating to education; exempting teachers of oral deaf education from the
requirements for American sign language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 122A.28; Laws
1993, chapter 224, article 3, section 32, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pariseau, Olson, Lesewski and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 201: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; repealing the municipal board sunset
provision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 414.11.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 202: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing for a community program
of job counseling, job retention, and job mentoring; appropriating money.

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