State of Minnesota

Eightieth Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Seventy-Second Day


Wednesday, February 11, 1998


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.

Messrs. Lessard, Morse, Vickerman, Laidig and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3129: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to the Minnesota
forest resources council for implementation of timber harvesting guidelines and recommendations.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Oliver, Knutson, Betzold and Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3130: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating installations of air bag on-off
switches and deactivations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Sams and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3131: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the application of the sales tax to sales
of manufactured homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297A.02, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Johnson, D.H.; Ourada; Ms. Runbeck and Mr. Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 3132: A bill for an act relating to utilities; restructuring regulation of the generation of
electricity; providing for transition to a competitive industry; requiring restructuring plans; requiring
unbundling of services; providing for recovery of stranded costs; requiring registration of suppliers;
providing civil remedies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 216E.

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

Ms. Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 3133: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing funding for white pine
acquisition and management; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Sams, Mrs. Lourey, Mr. Terwilliger and Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 3134: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to assist deaf-blind
persons.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Laidig, Ms. Krentz, Messrs. Cohen and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3135: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the state of Minnesota storm sewer reconstruction project, adjacent to the department of corrections
Stillwater facility.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 3136: A bill for an act relating to local elected officials; expanding the law on removal to city
officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 351.14, subdivision 5; 351.15; 351.16; 351.18;
351.19, subdivision 4; 351.20; 351.21; and 351.22.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Samuelson, Ms. Kiscaden, Mr. Terwilliger, Ms. Berglin and Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3137: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing general assistance medical care
coverage for victims of torture; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 256D.03,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 3138: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the Minneapolis fire department
relief association to pay survivor benefits to certain persons.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3139: A bill for an act relating to corrections; excluding education costs from per diem costs
charged to participating counties under the Community Corrections Act; amending Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, section 401.13.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3140: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the commissioner of corrections to
contract with counties for placing juveniles in the serious/chronic program, PREPARE; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 242.32, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3141: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing an uninsured motorist
identification database program; prescribing a criminal penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 168.013, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mr. Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3142: A bill for an act relating to drainage; allowing transfer of access easements from
drainage systems to storm sewer improvement districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 103E.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mrs. Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3143: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the payment of homestead and
agricultural aid to certain cities; amending Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 8, section 18.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3144: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a grant program to provide
support services to caregivers experiencing stress; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Hottinger; Johnson, D.J.; Mrs. Scheid, Ms. Pappas and Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3145: A bill for an act relating to income taxation; providing for a state working family credit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 290.0671, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 290.0671, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 3146: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for disposition of small pig carcasses
by swine producers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 35.82, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 3147: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for protection of retirement benefits for
certain Ridgewater college employees.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3148: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to independent school
district No. 94, Cloquet, for a reading readiness program.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Pogemiller and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 3149: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring access to information
technology for individuals who are blind or visually impaired; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 16B; and 16E.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Pogemiller, Mses. Krentz, Robertson, Messrs. Knutson and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3150: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the mandate for three additional days of
student instruction; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 120.1015.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Kelly, R.C.; Mses. Higgins, Junge, Messrs. Marty and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3151: A bill for an act relating to employment; raising the minimum wage; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

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

Mr. Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 3152: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the residential academies at Faribault.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Berglin, Mr. Ten Eyck, Ms. Higgins, Mr. Samuelson and Mrs. Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3153: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a grant for primary support to
implement Indian child welfare programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3154: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the senior citizens' property
tax deferral program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 290B.03, subdivision 1;
290B.04, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 290B.05, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 290B.06;
290B.07; 290B.08, subdivision 2; and 290B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3155: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for the three additional days of
student instruction mandated for the 1998-1999 school year; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3156: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the eligibility for the alternative
facilities program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.239, subdivision
1; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 124.239, subdivisions 5, 5a, and 5b.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3157: A bill for an act relating to education; enhancing funding for class size reduction;
providing full equalization of school district debt service levies; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.95, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
124.961; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3158: A bill for an act relating to education; providing site-based funding for full-day
kindergarten, technology enhancements, and gifted and talented programming; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124A.22, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 124A.22, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3159: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying building construction down payment
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.82, subdivision 3, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3160: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for extracurricular activities;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.912, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Price, Ms. Krentz, Mr. Laidig and Ms. Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 3161: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; authorizing state funding for
acquisition and betterment of regional recreation open space lands by the metropolitan council and
metropolitan area local government units; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3162: A bill for an act relating to judges; authorizing a judge whose term of office expires six
months or less before the age of 65 to remain in office until age 65; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 490.101, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ms. Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 3163: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; clarifying the rules applicable to the
low-income housing class; changing penalties; providing for deposit of fees and penalties in the housing
development fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 273.126, subdivision 3; and
462A.071, subdivisions 2, 4, and 8.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Pappas, Mr. Hottinger, Mses. Flynn, Kiscaden and Mr. Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3164: A bill for an act relating to tobacco; increasing the tobacco tax and reducing taxes on
hospitals, surgical centers, providers, and wholesale drug distributors; prohibiting tobacco advertisements
and promotions in areas frequented by youth; prohibiting smoking in workplaces; providing that the
deposit of partially burned cigarettes is littering; prescribing civil and criminal penalties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 85.20, subdivision 6; 144.413, subdivision 2; 144.414, by adding
subdivisions; 144.415; 169.42, subdivision 1; 169.421, subdivision 3; 295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, and 3;
and 609.68; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 297F.05, subdivisions 1 and 3; 297F.08,
subdivision 7; 297F.09, subdivision 2; and 297F.10, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 144.414, subdivision 1; and
144.415; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 295.52, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3165: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the number of demonstration
sites for people with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 256B.77,
subdivision 5, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 3166: A resolution memorializing Congress to support the admission of the Baltic States of
Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to the North Atlantic Treaty.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Janezich, Solon and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3167: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating the pricing of grocery items;
providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 325F.54; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 3168: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for a multipurpose center in Granite Falls.

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

Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3169: A bill for an act relating to taxes; use tax; expanding the de minimis exemption for the
use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 297A.14, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Moe, R.D. and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3170: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying voting requirements for
extended area service within combined school districts; amending Laws 1997, chapter 59, section 1,
subdivision 3.

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

Mr. Kleis, by request, introduced--

S.F. No. 3171: A bill for an act relating to financing of capital improvements; authorizing spending to
acquire and to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; to
finance operating deficits should they occur; authorizing local option taxes for the purpose of funding the
Central Minnesota Events Center and related uses; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 3172: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; increasing the valuation of agricultural
homestead land subject to the reduced class rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
273.13, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3173: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying referendum authority for independent
school district No. 2862, Jackson County Central.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 3174: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; eliminating certain requirements for
classification as commercial seasonal residential recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 273.13, subdivisions 22 and 25, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Solon; Kelly, R.C.; Metzen and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3175: A bill for an act relating to government operations; requiring the office of technology to
study possible uses and benefits of biometrics.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Marty and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 3176: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding reporting requirements for
health professionals concerning injuries resulting from alcohol- or controlled substance-related accidents;
expanding civil and criminal immunity for reports by health professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, sections 626.52; and 626.55, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 626.55,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 3177: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; modifying the definition of
parking space leasing data; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 13.37, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Messrs. Moe, R.D.; Langseth and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 3178: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the wild rice watershed district to use
the proceeds of its levy for flood mitigation projects; amending Laws 1992, chapter 511, article 2, section
52, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3179: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Southwest
Telecommunications Cooperative to establish a telecommunications network.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Morse, Ten Eyck, Hottinger, Murphy and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 3180: A bill for an act relating to education; changing the calculation of student financial aid
by excluding a portion of any Pell grant; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 136A.121, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Beckman and Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 3181: A bill for an act relating to economic development; changing the requirements for a
study of job-training programs; amending Laws 1997, chapter 200, article 1, section 33, by adding
subdivisions.

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

Mr. Beckman and Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 3182: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants to encourage
women to enter nontraditional careers; establishing requirements for grant recipients; requiring
state-funded employment and training programs to provide certain information.

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

Mr. Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 3183: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for
improvements to the Heartland trail; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 3184: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a grant to the city of
Stewart.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 3185: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for a wastewater treatment facility in Renville.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 3186: A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying self-employment eligibility for basic
sliding fee child care; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 119B.10, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Frederickson, Price, Metzen and Ms. Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 3187: A bill for an act relating to the organization and operation of state government;
modifying provisions relating to state government operations; modifying budget preparation provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 3.3005, by adding a subdivision; 16A.055, subdivision 6;
16A.10, as amended; 16A.102, subdivisions 1 and 2; 16A.105; 16A.11, subdivisions 3 and 3a; 16A.501;
16A.72; 16B.04, subdivision 4; 16B.30; 17.03, subdivision 11; 43A.04, subdivision 1a; 45.012; 84.027,
subdivision 14; 116.03, subdivision 2a; 116J.011; 144.05, subdivision 2; 174.02, subdivision 1a; 175.001,
subdivision 6; 190.09, subdivision 2; 196.05, subdivision 2; 216A.07, subdivision 6; 268.0122, subdivision
6; 270.02, subdivision 3a; 299A.01, subdivision 1a; and 363.05, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 3.986, subdivisions 2 and 4; 3.987, subdivisions 1 and 2; 3.988, subdivision 3; 3.989,
subdivision 2; 16A.103, subdivision 1; 16A.11, subdivision 1; 16A.641, subdivision 4; 120.0111; 241.01,
subdivision 3b; 245.03, subdivision 2; and 273.1398, subdivision 8; Laws 1997, chapter 202, article 1,
section 35, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 3.971, subdivision 3; 15.90; 15.91;
15.92; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 3.987, subdivision 3; 3.989, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4;
14.431; 16A.11, subdivisions 3b and 3c; and 241.015.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mses. Anderson, Higgins, Mr. Novak, Ms. Johnson, J.B. and Mr. Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 3188: A bill for an act relating to employment; extending parenting leave requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 181.941, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

Messrs. Novak; Johnson, D.H.; Dille; Scheevel and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3189: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring legislative electric energy task force to
establish technical advisory committee on electric restructuring; requiring advisory committee to issue
reports; establishing duties for public utilities commission and department of public service.

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

Mrs. Lourey, Ms. Higgins and Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3190: A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying self-employment eligibility for basic
sliding fee child care; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 119B.10, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Novak; Johnson, D.H. and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 3191: A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for the continuation
of the welfare-to-work extended employment partnership program.

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

Mr. Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3192: A bill for an act relating to insurance; mandating coverage for smoking cessation;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3193: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for collectors of
used motor oil and used motor oil filters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 290.06, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3194: A bill for an act relating to income tax administration; appropriating money for grants to
nonprofit entities to facilitate the delivery of volunteer assistance to low-income taxpayers.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 3195: A bill for an act relating to Goodhue county; providing a sales tax exemption for
construction materials used to construct a law enforcement center; authorizing a special levy for the costs
of increased staff required to operate a new detention facility.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mrs. Pariseau, Messrs. Laidig; Vickerman; Johnson, D.J. and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 3196: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting sales to political subdivisions from sales
tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mrs. Pariseau, Mr. Laidig, Ms. Lesewski, Messrs. Vickerman and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 3197: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing the general rate of the sales and use tax
and the sales tax on motor vehicles from 6.5 percent to 6 percent; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 297A.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Ms. Krentz, Messrs. Price, Wiger and Ms. Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 3198: A bill for an act relating to education; waiving compliance with state statutes and rules
for school districts receiving less than an inflationary increase in state aid per pupil; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 124A.22, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Kiscaden, Messrs. Larson, Kleis and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 3199: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a trust fund to finance aid to
students; providing powers governing the fund; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Kiscaden, Mr. Oliver, Ms. Robertson and Mr. Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3200: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing payments to be made for the employee
share of employer-subsidized insurance for children; requiring the commissioner of human services to
submit a plan to obtain funding under the state children's health insurance program; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 256L.07, subdivisions 2 and 3; proposing coding for new law as
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256M.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 3201: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing funds for the Board of Inventions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mses. Pappas, Piper, Mrs. Fischbach and Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 3202: A bill for an act relating to a health occupation; creating an exemption to the midwifery
licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 147.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 3203: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding coverage of rehabilitation services under
general assistance medical care; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 256D.03, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Olson and Mr. Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 3204: A bill for an act relating to the city of Delano; authorizing the city to elect a local
contribution for a tax increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.