State of Minnesota

Eightieth Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Seventy-Fourth Day


Monday, February 16, 1998


10:00 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.

Mr. Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3258: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Mississippi whitewater
trail; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Langseth; Solon; Novak; Johnson, D.E. and Ms. Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 3259: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for ice arena activities.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Fischbach, Messrs. Hottinger; Johnson, D.E. and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3260: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing Minnesota fire service training board
and providing assistance for firefighter training and education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
171.29, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3261: A bill for an act relating to crime; prescribing a gross misdemeanor penalty for
intentionally not paying for gasoline at a gasoline service station; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 609.52, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 3262: A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for a pilot project;
requiring a report to the legislature.

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

Messrs. Novak; Johnson, D.J.; Janezich; Day and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3263: A bill for an act relating to gambling; removing the sunset date for tax abatement of
pari-mutuel pools; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 240.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3264: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting agricultural loans from the mortgage
registry tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 287.04, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3265: A bill for an act relating to the city of Detroit Lakes; authorizing the city to impose sales
and use taxes; specifying purposes for expenditures of the proceeds of the taxes.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3266: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Sauk River
Dam.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 3267: A bill for an act relating to courts; making changes to certain fees that are paid to the
court administrator of the Hennepin county district court; requiring a study of how fines are distributed in
the fourth judicial district; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 488A.03, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Messrs. Novak and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 3268: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting television commercials
and tangible property used or consumed in producing television commercials; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Janezich and Ms. Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3269: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants to encourage
girls and women to enter nontraditional careers.

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

Mr. Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 3270: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring hospitals to report assaults
committed against hospital personnel to local law enforcement agencies; establishing a work group to
study and make recommendations concerning violence in hospitals; increasing criminal penalties for
assaults committed against hospital personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes, section 609.2231, by adding
a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 3271: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a task force; appropriating
money.

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

Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 3272: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying enforcement procedures and
penalties for work performed on public waters wetlands; providing criminal penalties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 103G.141, subdivision 1; and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Belanger; Johnson, D.J.; Day; Terwilliger and Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 3273: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for property tax reform; advancing the
effective dates of the sales tax exemption for inputs to certain taxable services; changing the payment and
refund provisions for the capital equipment exemption; providing an income tax subtraction for personal
and dependent exemptions; advancing the effective date of the individual income tax credit for long-term
care insurance; changing motor vehicle registration tax rates; providing for fund transfers; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 161.081, by adding a subdivision; 168.013,
subdivision 1a; 273.112, subdivision 7a; 273.1398, subdivision 2; 297A.2572; 297A.2573; 477A.0122,
subdivision 6; and 477A.03, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 270.60,
subdivision 4; 273.112, subdivision 3; 273.127, subdivision 3; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 23, 24, 25, as
amended, 31, and 32; 273.1382, subdivision 1; and 289A.56, subdivision 4; 290.01, subdivision 19b; Laws
1997, chapter 231, articles 5, section 20; and 7, section 47; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 275; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 273.11, subdivisions 6a and 15;
273.124, subdivision 17; 273.1315; and 297A.15, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Morse; Johnson, D.J.; Ten Eyck; Stumpf and Ms. Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3274: A bill for an act relating to income taxation and higher education; extending the number
of years of education provided by the state to 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 135A; and 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Janezich, Mses. Robertson, Hanson, Mr. Pogemiller and Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3275: A bill for an act relating to education; amending provisions regarding school bus
advertising; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 121.175.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Johnson, D.E. and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 3276: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an alternative method of allocation
for compensatory revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 124A.28, subdivision
1a.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 3277: A bill for an act relating to education; reducing the levy for independent school district
No. 2860, Blue Earth area.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Knutson, Mses. Krentz, Junge, Mr. Wiger and Ms. Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 3278: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a teacher training program to enhance
implementation of the graduation rule; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Samuelson, Ten Eyck, Ms. Hanson and Mr. Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 3279: A bill for an act relating to corrections; guaranteeing correctional officers rights when a
formal statement is taken as part of an investigation that could result in disciplinary action; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 3280: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing for a one-time rebate
of any additional surplus under the February 1998 forecast.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 3281: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the tax rate on non-mixed-municipal
solid waste incinerated at a mixed municipal solid waste combustor facility that uses energy recovery;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 297H.04, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Ms. Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 3282: A bill for an act relating to corrections; prohibiting bodybuilding and weightlifting
equipment in state correctional facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
243.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3283: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for year-round school; requiring
guidelines for intersession staff development and student remediation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 121.585, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 124A.22,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 3284: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing distribution of free highway maps to
other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 161.31, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mr. Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 3285: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of certain surplus
land that borders public water in Red Lake county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 3286: A bill for an act relating to data practices; requiring retention of law enforcement
background investigation data for a minimum time period; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 626.87, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ms. Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3287: A bill for an act relating to education; enhancing educational opportunities for students
attending intermediate school district programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
sections 124.83, subdivisions 3 and 4; 136D.281, subdivision 8; 136D.741, subdivision 8; and 136D.88,
subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 120.064, subdivision 3; 124.193, subdivision
1, and by adding a subdivision; and 124.83, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3288: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax abatement; exempting abatements
from levy limits; clarifying that abatement bonds are not subject to election requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 475.58, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
275.70, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Johnson, D.H.; Ten Eyck; Hottinger and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 3289: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing independent review organizations to
review adverse determinations in the provision of health care services; imposing liability in making health
care treatment decisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 62M.01, subdivision 3; 62M.02,
subdivision 12, and by adding a subdivision; 62M.04, subdivision 4; 62M.06, subdivision 1; 62M.07; and
62M.11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62M; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1996, sections 62M.06, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; and 62M.09, subdivisions 4, 4a, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3290: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing independent school district No. 877,
Buffalo, to begin the school year prior to Labor Day.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Vickerman, Hottinger, Mrs. Lourey and Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3291: A bill for an act relating to education; including a licensed community education
instructor in the definition of teacher upon mutual agreement of a school board and the exclusive
bargaining representative of the teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 125.032, subdivision
2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3292: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for purchases by
government entities of products manufactured in corrections industry programs; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Ms. Pappas, Messrs. Hottinger; Johnson, D.J. and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3293: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the property tax refund for renters;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 290A.03, subdivisions 11 and 13.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 3294: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying debt service levy equalization;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.95, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 124.961.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3295: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a demonstration joint school and
recreation year-round youth athletic program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Kelly, R.C. and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3296: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a state-paid property tax refund of
property taxes paid on dairy farms; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 290A.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.