State of Minnesota

Eightieth Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Sixty-Eighth Day


Monday, February 2, 1998


11:00 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. Samuelson, Ms. Piper and Mr. Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for the establishment of uniform billing
requirements for health care providers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2667: A bill for an act relating to child care; requiring counties to make vendor payments to
child care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Pappas and Mr. Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2668: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying restrictions for temporary on-sale licenses;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 340A.410, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing greater use of arrangements with
businesses when providing day training and habilitation services; directing the commissioner of human
services to develop a more flexible rate variance mechanism for day training habilitation services vendors;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 252.451, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Flynn, Mr. Kelley, S.P. and Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for county
commissioners to serve as metropolitan council members; regulating economic interest statements of
candidates and members; regulating contributions to candidates; requiring a study; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, sections 10A.01, subdivision 5; 10A.09, subdivisions 5 and 6a; 10A.27, subdivision 1;
15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135,
subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by
adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 353D.01,
subdivision 2; and 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, 7, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; 375; and 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections
473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a, and 3c.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Laidig, Morse, Belanger, Ms. Krentz and Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2671: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the Stillwater Flood Control Project.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Solon; Moe, R.D.; Johnson, D.J.; Metzen and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2672: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the public employees insurance
program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Hottinger, Ms. Anderson and Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2673: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the home-sharing
program.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Novak and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to the commissioner of
transportation for planning and design of a commuter rail station in Columbia Heights.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Ms. Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2675: A bill for an act relating to state employment; allowing the office of technology to
designate additional unclassified positions; allowing for the payment of accumulated vacation leave upon
layoff; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 43A.17, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 43A.08, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2676: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for development of the Minnesota Turf and Grounds Research and Education Center.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Wiener, Messrs. Solon and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2677: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating lien or claim waivers and
subcontractor payments in building and construction contracts; modifying the redemption period for
property sold at a mechanic's lien foreclosure sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 514.15;
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 337.10, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Ms. Kiscaden, Messrs. Murphy, Hottinger, Belanger and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2678: A bill for an act relating to taxation; amending the effective date of a sales tax
exemption for certain hospitals; amending Laws 1997, chapter 231, article 7, section 47.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Novak; Johnson, D.E.; Morse; Johnson, D.H. and Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2679: A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying certain provisions of power purchase
contracts and biomass fuel exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 216B.2424,
subdivision 3; and Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 216B.1645.

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

Mr. Hottinger and Ms. Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2680: A bill for an act relating to public investment; prohibiting the board of investment from
purchasing tobacco stock; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 11A.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2681: A bill for an act relating to railroads; appropriating money to the commissioner of
transportation for a grant to the Lake Superior and Mississippi railroad.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Ms. Ranum, Messrs. Foley, Knutson, Ms. Kiscaden and Mr. Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2682: A bill for an act relating to children; providing for child welfare reform; restricting
release of certain information; establishing citizen review panels; clarifying jurisdiction; establishing
programs for child abuse and neglect assessments and investigations and concurrent planning for
permanent placement; defining terms; imposing duties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, sections 13.391; 256.01, subdivision 12, and by adding a subdivision; 257.42; 257.43;
259.24, subdivision 1; 259.37, subdivision 2; 260.011, subdivision 2; 260.141, by adding a subdivision;
260.172, subdivision 1; 260.191, subdivision 1e; 260.221, as amended; and 626.556, subdivision 11a, and
by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 144.218, subdivision 2; 259.22,
subdivision 4; 259.47, subdivision 3; 259.60, subdivision 2; 260.012; 260.015, subdivision 29; 260.191,
subdivisions 1, 1a, and 3b; 260.241, subdivision 3; and 626.556, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 257; and 626.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Knutson and Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2683: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting a member of a city council to
vote to fill a vacancy in office in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
471.46.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Ranum, Mr. Knutson and Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2684: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing criminal penalties for whoever violates an
order for protection/minor respondent; prohibiting violators of those orders from possessing firearms;
clarifying service of notice under the harassment restraining order law; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, section 609.748, subdivisions 3 and 4; Laws 1997, chapter 239, article 10, section 19.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Messrs. Vickerman, Stevens, Langseth, Stumpf and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2685: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing an officer of a local
governmental unit to contract with the unit in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 471.88, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2686: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax refund; providing a property tax
refund as a credit against income tax for certain owners of seasonal residential recreational property;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 290A.02; 290A.03, by
adding a subdivision; 290A.04, by adding subdivisions; 290A.09; and 290A.10; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 290A.04, subdivision 2j.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Kleis, Ten Eyck, Morse, Mses. Kiscaden and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2687: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing per student funding on certain
campuses to the average; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2688: A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating a date in February as Chaplains
Sunday in honor of four United States army chaplains who sacrificed their lives at sea for other service
members; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Kiscaden, Messrs. Hottinger, Belanger, Janezich and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2689: A bill for an act relating to the city of Rochester; authorizing the city to impose
permanent sales, use, and excise taxes; specifying purposes for expenditures of the proceeds of the taxes;
requiring a referendum on the expenditures.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2690: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing the consolidated Red Rock school
district to accelerate the schedule for reducing the number of school board members.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Junge, Messrs. Ten Eyck and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2691: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to design a new
building for the bureau of criminal apprehension; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2692: A bill for an act relating to crime; requesting the legislative audit commission to direct
the legislative auditor to conduct a study on the direct and indirect costs of crime.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2693: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; increasing minimum value of passenger
automobiles classified as above-market vehicles for motor vehicle sales tax purposes; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 297B.025, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2694: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Virginia to issue an additional
on-sale license.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 2695: A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying repeat offender penalties for theft crimes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 609.52, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 2696: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
to complete the second phase of the Cambridge Community College master facilities plan.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Samuelson, Hottinger, Mrs. Lourey, Mses. Piper and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2697: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a rental housing program;
expanding the current pilot program for homeless adults; requiring an evaluation; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 256I.04, subdivision 3, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Novak; Moe, R.D. and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2698: A bill for an act relating to energy assistance; establishing a delivered fuel account;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 268.371, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mrs. Lourey, Ms. Berglin, Mr. Terwilliger, Ms. Kiscaden and Mr. Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2699: A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to remove Medicaid
policy barriers to employment for people with disabilities.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2700: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; adding a position to a list for certain
purposes; amending Laws 1969, chapter 937, section 1, subdivision 9a, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2701: A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring the sale of certain school trust land in
Hubbard county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Beckman, Wiger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2702: A bill for an act relating to education; removing the repeal of the youth works program;
repealing Laws 1993, chapter 146, article 5, section 20, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Beckman; Kelley, S.P.; Johnson, D.H.; Janezich and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2703: A bill for an act relating to the housing finance agency; authorizing state bonds;
appropriating money from the bond proceeds fund for transitional housing.

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

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

S.F. No. 2704: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the visitors' center at the Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Beckman, Ms. Higgins, Messrs. Sams and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2705: A bill for an act relating to community development; appropriating money for summer
youth employment.

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

Mr. Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 2706: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the state board of investment to
sell certain stock in tobacco companies and to invest in specified other assets.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Robling, Messrs. Wiger and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2707: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing payment of a Vietnam War veteran's
bonus to qualified veterans who applied for the bonus before the program deadline but were not paid;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Robling, Mr. Laidig, Mses. Wiener and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 2708: A bill for an act relating to liquor; exempting certain municipalities from certain
temporary license restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 340A.410, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Ms. Piper, Mr. Vickerman, Ms. Johnson, J.B. and Mr. Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 2709: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the Blazing Star trail extension.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Piper, Mr. Dille, Ms. Johnson, J.B. and Mr. Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 2710: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the domestic wastewater treatment plant phase two project in Austin.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 2711: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for the review of
flood protection plans; increasing the limit on flood hazard mitigation grants; modifying water use permit
processing fee provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 103F.155, subdivision 2;
103F.161, subdivision 2; and 103G.271, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Frederickson, Lessard, Laidig, Morse and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2712: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the acquisition of critical
aquatic habitat; modifying commercial netting provisions; permitting the commissioner to take catfish in
certain waters; modifying minnow retailer provisions; modifying turtle license provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 86A.04; 97C.041; 97C.501, subdivision 1; and 97C.605, subdivisions 1
and 2; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 97A.475, subdivision 30; and 97C.501, subdivision
2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Lesewski, Messrs. Scheevel, Vickerman, Ms. Hanson and Mr. Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2713: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting school buses from sales tax on motor
vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Morse; Kelly, R.C.; Ms. Pappas, Messrs. Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2714: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying ethanol production goals and
producer payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 41A.09, subdivision 1a; Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 41A.09, subdivision 3a; Laws 1997, chapter 216, section 7, subdivision
3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mrs. Robling, Messrs. Stevens, Ourada and Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2715: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; reducing rates of taxation; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Ms. Lesewski, Mr. Limmer, Mses. Robertson and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2716: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing small lessors of motor vehicles to opt out
of the fee in lieu of registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297A.135, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Novak, Metzen and Ms. Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2717: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; establishing corridor planning pilot
projects; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Kelley, S.P.; Mses. Higgins, Anderson, Messrs. Frederickson and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2718: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; amending the state telephone assistance
program to match federal requirements; requiring the department of human services to automatically enroll
eligible persons based on information in state information systems; increasing the TAP surcharge;
requiring public utilities commission to develop and implement state universal service fund by December
31, 2000; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 237.69, subdivision 5; and 237.70, subdivision 6,
and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 237.70, subdivisions 4a and 7;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 237.69, subdivision 9.

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

Mr. Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2719: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for review of certain allocations and
compliance monitoring by the Minnesota housing finance agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 462A.223, by adding subdivisions.

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

Messrs. Novak, Betzold, Samuelson and Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2720: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing special property rate setting
procedure for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 256B.431, subdivision
11.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Murphy and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2721: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the construction of a municipal water park in the city of Hastings.

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

Messrs. Day; Moe, R.D.; Morse; Lessard and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2722: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for infrastructure costs of the Heritage Halls Museum.

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

Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2723: A bill for an act relating to crimes; driving while impaired; increasing the fees related to
issuance of specially coded motor vehicle registration plates and reissuance of regular plates following
license plate impoundment for repeat DWI violations; appropriating money for the remote electronic
alcohol monitoring program for DWI offenders who are ordered to abstain from alcohol as a condition of
pretrial release, supervised release, or probation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 168.042,
subdivision 12; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 168.042, subdivision 11a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2724: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; increasing the surcharge on the driver's
license reinstatement fee to fund the remote electronic alcohol monitoring pilot program for certain DWI
offenders; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 171.29,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2725: A bill for an act relating to real estate; authorizing additional methods for recorder and
registrar functions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 386.40; 386.41; 508.32; 508.38; and
508A.38; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 386; 508; and 508A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Messrs. Foley, Marty, Mmes. Scheid and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2726: A bill for an act relating to children; changing reimbursement rates for child care
assistance; providing for wage enhancement for provider rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
119B.13, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Ranum, Messrs. Ten Eyck and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 2727: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money to the department of
corrections for juvenile mentoring pilot programs.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Hottinger, Mrs. Fischbach, Messrs. Cohen and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2728: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; prohibiting a certain type of fee
charged for the use of automated teller machines; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 47.61, by
adding a subdivision; and 47.64, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2729: A bill for an act relating to highways; allowing advertisements, public art, and
informational signs to be placed on bicycle racks and bicycle storage facilities on highway right-of-way;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 160.27, subdivision 5, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Ms. Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2730: A bill for an act relating to state government; department of administration; making
technical corrections relating to information systems and technology, data practices, and certain
appropriations oversight; changing the name of the Minnesota telecommunications network; clarifying
department of administration authority over building operations and maintenance; extending the expiration
date of the governor's residence council; changing certain terminology, providing for disposition of certain
revenue, and clarifying certain referenda authority with respect to the state building code; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 16B.04, subdivision 2; 16B.24, subdivision 1; 16B.27, subdivision 3;
16B.58, subdivision 1; 16B.65, subdivisions 1 and 6; and 124C.74, subdivisions 2 and 3; Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 15.059, subdivision 5a; 16B.415; 16B.465; 16B.72; 16E.01,
subdivision 3; 16E.03, subdivision 1; 16E.13, subdivision 3; and 221.173; Laws 1995, First Special
Session chapter 3, article 12, section 7, subdivision 1, as amended; and Laws 1997, chapter 202, article 1,
section 12, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Pogemiller, Metzen, Cohen, Morse and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2731: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying actuarial cost allocation by the
legislative commission on pensions and retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 3.85, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mses. Pappas, Robertson, Ranum, Mr. Knutson and Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2732: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a grant for the Unlimited
Possibilities Plan.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Krentz, Mr. Morse, Ms. Johnson, J.B. and Mr. Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2733: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring additional information in the
pollution control agency's annual performance report; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
116.011.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Kleis, Mrs. Scheid and Mr. Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2734: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating collection agencies; exempting
out-of-state agencies from regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 332.31, subdivisions 3,
6, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2735: A bill for an act relating to commerce; enacting provisions relating to the safety of
persons on amusement rides; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 184B.01, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 184B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2736: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying petroleum fund reimbursement to
small gasoline retailers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 115C.09, subdivision 3f.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mses. Junge, Ranum, Wiener and Mr. Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2737: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; clarifying provisions for recognition of
orders for protection from other jurisdictions; providing that certain mutual orders are not entitled to full
faith and credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 518B.01, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Messrs. Beckman, Morse, Stumpf, Pogemiller, and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2738: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Fairmont police relief association; increasing
surviving spouse retirement benefits; providing for an additional annual postretirement adjustment
mechanism; amending Laws 1963, chapter 423, section 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Berg, Dille, Ms. Johnson, J.B.; Messrs. Morse and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2739: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying provisions relating to prohibitions
on disposal of motor vehicle antifreeze; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
115A.916.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Piper, Mr. Dille, Mses. Krentz and Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 2740: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing capital improvement funding to
acquire wildlife land; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2741: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing a disaster loan guarantee
for the city of Ada; appropriating money.

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

Mr. Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2742: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association and first class city
teacher retirement fund associations; expanding the part-time teaching positions eligible to participate in
the qualified full-time service credit for part-time teaching service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
sections 354.66, subdivision 3; and 354A.094, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mses. Ranum, Higgins, Berglin and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2743: A bill for an act relating to landlord tenant; providing that the parties to a lease or
license of residential premises covenant not to allow contraband in those premises; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 504.181, subdivision 1.

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

Mmes. Lourey and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2744: A bill for an act relating to child care; providing incentives for nonstandard hour care;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2745: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing early retirement incentives for certain
employees in the department of public safety.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Lessard; Johnson, D.H.; Laidig; Johnson, D.J. and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2746: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring the commissioner of natural
resources to maintain a trained force of firefighters; modifying the definition of public employee;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 88.12, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Morse, Mses. Piper, Robertson, Messrs. Cohen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2747: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to repair and
rehabilitate certain memorials on the capitol mall; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Novak, Oliver, Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Metzen and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2748: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain personal property from
taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 124.2131, subdivision 1; 272.02, by adding a
subdivision; and 273.13, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 272.02,
subdivision 1; and 273.13, subdivision 31.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Ten Eyck; Johnson, D.J.; Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Janezich and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2749: A bill for an act relating to the city of Bemidji; authorizing the city to impose certain
taxes.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Morse, Frederickson, Price, Lessard and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2750: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring money credited to the critical
habitat private sector matching account through purchase of special license plates to be matched by public
appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 84.943, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Anderson, Mr. Johnson, D.H.; Mses. Johnson, J.B.; Krentz and Mrs. Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2751: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring an accommodation to certain nursing
mothers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Ms. Wiener and Mr. Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2752: A bill for an act relating to the state building code; establishing a construction code
advisory council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2753: A bill for an act relating to cities; exempting the city of Luverne from Minnesota
investment fund grant limit; reallocating an appropriation.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2754: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the Watonwan River Flood Abatement Project.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Lesewski, Mr. Scheevel, Mses. Olson and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2755: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 415, Lynd.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Novak and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2756: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing penalties for violations of
underground storage tank statutes and rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 115.071, by
adding a subdivision; and 116.073, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Beckman; Kelly, R.C.; Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2757: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center.

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

Ms. Junge, Messrs. Foley; Johnson, D.E. and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2758: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; juvenile court records; making
certain juvenile records public; providing for the state court administrator to prepare annual reports of
delinquency dispositions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 260.161, subdivision 2;
and 299C.095, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Hottinger, Ms. Junge, Messrs. Oliver and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2759: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring local units of government to license the
retail sale of tobacco; providing for an exemption from disclosure of specified substances in tobacco
products; removing exception for certain retail establishments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 461.12, subdivision 1; 461.17, subdivision 1; and 461.18, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 461; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 461.18, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Pogemiller, Ms. Hanson, Mr. Janezich, Mrs. Scheid and Ms. Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2760: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a Minnesota learning
resource center.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2761: A bill for an act relating to education; defining home school for purposes of
extracurricular activities; requiring school boards to allow all students to fully participate in extracurricular
activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 120.73, subdivision 1; and 123.38, subdivision 2b.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2762: A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; prohibiting the taking of earnest
collateral; providing for a civil penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504.

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

Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Vickerman, Lessard, Day and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2763: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; permitting the director to establish a bonus
plan for lottery retailers; permitting the lottery to conduct a holiday game; authorizing the lottery to
establish an operating reserve account; authorizing the lottery to expend additional funds on advertising;
clarifying the lottery conflict of interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 349A.06, by adding a
subdivision; 349A.09, subdivision 2; 349A.10, subdivision 3; and 349A.11.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mrs. Scheid, Mses. Robertson, Pappas and Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2764: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a grant for graduation standards
implementation in alternative programs and area learning centers; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Ten Eyck; Stumpf; Moe, R.D.; Beckman and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2765: A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for workforce
center involvement in school-to-work initiatives.

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

Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2766: A bill for an act relating to insurance; health; extending dependent coverage to veterans
who are full-time students; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 62E.02, subdivision 7; Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 62L.02, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2767: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to the board of trustees of
the Minnesota state colleges and universities to reimburse Inver Hills community college for costs of
constructing a new entrance to the campus.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2768: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing the use of health and safety revenue
for independent school district No. 2854, Ada-Borup.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 2769: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; allowing certain
Winona state university teaching personnel to purchase service credit for an extended leave of absence
unreported by the university in a timely fashion.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 2770: A bill for an act relating to public employment; providing for a continuation of benefits
for certain technical college employees.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Lourey, Messrs. Hottinger and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 2771: A bill for an act relating to human services; continuing food programs for legal
noncitizens; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 256J.11,
subdivision 2, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Kiscaden, Messrs. Stevens, Hottinger and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2772: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions for the county-based
purchasing and the expansion of the prepaid medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, sections 256B.69, subdivision 3a; and 256B.692, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Cohen, Ms. Robertson, Messrs. Solon, Ten Eyck and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2773: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for grants to
noncommercial television.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 2774: A bill for an act relating to utilities; adding a high level transmission line that crosses
the state boundary to the definition of a large energy facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
216B.2421, subdivision 2.

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

Mr. Hottinger, Ms. Piper, Messrs. Johnson, D.J. and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2775: A bill for an act relating to children; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a section to article XI; establishing the children's endowment fund; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119C.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Sams, Mrs. Pariseau, Messrs. Langseth, Frederickson and Ms. Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 2776: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; authorizing spending to acquire and to better
public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a turf and grounds research and education center at the Rosemount
experiment station.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2777: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money for construction of a cooperative education and community center for independent school district
No. 378, Dawson-Boyd.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2778: A bill for an act relating to battered women; appropriating money to provide services
for battered women in Big Stone county.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2779: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the eligibility for the MinnesotaCare
program to include certain child care providers; providing for disposition of money from a settlement or
judgment in the tobacco company lawsuit brought by the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 256L.04, by adding a subdivision; and 256L.07, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2780: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying citizenship requirements of the
general assistance program; creating a state food assistance program for certain legal noncitizens;
extending food assistance benefits for certain other noncitizen families; creating a state food assistance
program for certain other legal noncitizens; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 256D.05, subdivision 8; and 256J.11, subdivision 2, as amended; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Berglin, Messrs. Hottinger; Johnson, D.E.; Mrs. Lourey and Mr. Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2781: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to provide information on the medical assistance and the MinnesotaCare programs in several
different languages; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 256B.04, by adding a subdivision;
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 256L.02, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Solon, Day and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2782: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating beer brewers and wholesalers;
providing for the obligations of successors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 325B.01; and
325B.14.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mses. Kiscaden, Wiener, Messrs. Hottinger, Larson and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2783: A bill for an act relating to health care; providing for assessments of proposed health
coverage mandates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
62A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2784: A bill for an act relating to education; adding Sauk Centre and Thistledew correctional
facilities to certain provisions regarding residential programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
120.17, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 120.181.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2785: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for a combined
urban beautification and youth skill development program; appropriating money.

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

Ms. Pappas, Messrs. Marty; Janezich; Johnson, D.H. and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2786: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress of the United States to enact the
Aircraft Repair Station Safety Act of 1997.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2787: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring public utilities commission to
reconsider area code assignments for metropolitan area.

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

Mr. Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2788: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the
construction of a campus entrance at Inver Hills community college; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Stevens, Lessard, Langseth, Mmes. Pariseau and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2789: A bill for an act relating to public administration; repealing certain laws relating to
community planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 394.24, subdivision 1;
462.352, subdivisions 5 and 6; and 462.357, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 4A.08; 4A.09; 4A.10; 394.232; 462.352, subdivision 18; 462.3535; and 473.1455;
Laws 1997, chapter 202, article 4, sections 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Frederickson; Dille; Johnson, D.E.; Scheevel and Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2790: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax and sales tax on motor vehicles; providing
that machinery, equipment, and certain vehicles purchased or used by a political subdivision for road
construction or maintenance are exempt; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections
297A.25, subdivision 11; and 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Ms. Wiener and Mr. Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2791: A bill for an act relating to cities and towns; requiring copies of audited financial
statements to be provided to members of the city council and the mayor, or to the town board members,
and presented at a regularly scheduled meeting of the city or town's governing body; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 471.697, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Foley, Ms. Higgins, Messrs. Marty and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2792: A bill for an act relating to children; providing incentives to increase child care services
for children with disabilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 119B.13,
subdivision 3; 119B.19, subdivision 4; and 120.1701, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2793: A bill for an act relating to occupations; providing for voluntary registration for sign
contractors; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Ms. Ranum and Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2794: 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 1996, 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 1996, sections 257.071,
subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 9, and 10; 257.072, subdivision 8; 257.35; 257.351; 257.352, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4;
257.353; 257.354; 257.355; 257.356; 257.3571; 257.3572; 257.3573, subdivisions 1 and 3; 257.3574;
257.3575; 257.3576; 257.3577; 257.3578; 257.3579; 257.40; 257.42; 257.43; 257.44; 257.45; 257.46;
257.47; 257.48; 260.011, subdivision 2; 260.013; 260.015, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,
12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, and 28; 260.092; 260.094; 260.096; 260.101;
260.111; 260.115; 260.121; 260.125; 260.126; 260.131, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 3, and 4; 260.132; 260.133;
260.135; 260.141; 260.145; 260.151; 260.152, subdivisions 1, 4, and 5; 260.155, subdivisions 1, 1b, 4a,
4b, 5, 6, 7, and 9; 260.157; 260.161, subdivisions 1b, 4, and 5; 260.165, subdivision 2; 260.171,
subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 5a, and 6; 260.172; 260.173, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, and 5; 260.174; 260.181,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 260.185, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, and 7; 260.191, subdivisions 1b,
1c, 1d, 1e, 2, 2a, 3, and 4; 260.193; 260.195, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 4, 5, 6, and 7; 260.211; 260.215;
260.221, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 260.241, subdivisions 2 and 4; 260.242, subdivisions 1, 1a, and 1b;
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; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 257.02; 257.0215; 257.022,
subdivisions 2 and 3a; 257.069; 257.071, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 1d, 1e, 2, 3, 4, and 7; 257.072, subdivisions
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 9; 257.352, subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b, and 3c; 257.3573, subdivision 2; 257.41; 260.012;
260.015, subdivisions 2a and 29; 260.131, subdivisions 1 and 2; 260.152, subdivisions 2, 3, and 6;
260.155, subdivisions 1a, 2, 3, 4, and 8; 260.161, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 3a, and 3b; 260.165,
subdivisions 1 and 3; 260.171, subdivision 2; 260.173, subdivision 2; 260.1735; 260.181, subdivisions 3
and 3a; 260.185, subdivision 1; 260.191, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3a, 3b, and 4; 260.192; 260.195, subdivisions
3 and 3a; 260.221, subdivisions 1, 1a, and 5; 260.241, subdivisions 1 and 3; 260.242, subdivision 2; and
260.38.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2795: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; classifying certain law
enforcement data; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 13.82, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Johnson, D.H. and Ms. Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2796: A bill for an act relating to public improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for the construction of improvements for certain recreational facilities for the city of Richfield.

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

Mr. Novak and Ms. Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 2797: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing additional antislamming and
disclosure requirements on long-distance service providers; clarifying requirements relating to notification
of price increases; including provisions relating to unauthorized international calls for information
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 237.66, subdivisions 1a, 3, and by adding
subdivisions; 237.74, subdivision 6; and 325F.692, subdivisions 1 and 8; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 237.66,
subdivision 1b.

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

Messrs. Morse, Pogemiller, Ms. Hanson and Mr. Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2798: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association and first class city
teacher retirement fund associations; authorizing the purchase of service credit for prior military service,
out-of-state teaching service, and pre-1976 maternity leaves or maternity breaks-in-service; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 354A.093; and Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 354.53,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 354, 354A, and 356.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2799: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain printed materials from the sales
tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Johnson, D.J.; Janezich and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2800: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for tree replacement in certain
acreage; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 88.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Johnson, D.J.; Ms. Junge and Mr. Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2801: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing for a verdict of guilty but mentally ill;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 609.02, subdivision 5; and 609.152, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 630.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2802: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; prohibiting advertising in connection with
the lottery; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 349A.02, subdivisions 2 and 3; and 349A.10,
subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1996, sections 349A.02, subdivision 5; and 349A.09.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Knutson, Ms. Runbeck, Mrs. Pariseau and Mr. Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2803: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the payment and refund requirements
relating to sales of exempt capital equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 297A.2572;
and 297A.2573; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 289A.56, subdivision 4; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297A.15, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mmes. Fischbach and Pariseau, Messrs. Day and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2804: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; allowing expenditures as lawful purposes
of compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 349.12, subdivision 25.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Lesewski, Messrs. Scheevel and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2805: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing grants to reimburse independent
school district No. 2184, Luverne, for additional construction expenditures related to the expansion of the
state prevailing wage statute; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2806: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the
construction of a new educational facility for housing technical programs at the Hibbing community and
technical college; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Johnson, D.E.; Stumpf; Sams and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2807: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for turkey respiratory
disease research.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mses. Anderson, Wiener, Messrs. Limmer, Beckman and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2808: A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a Minnesota healthy homes pilot
project; appropriating money.

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

Ms. Junge and Mr. Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 2809: A bill for an act relating to crime; allowing consecutive sentencing when an offender
commits one or more additional crimes between the time of the commission of one crime and the time of
sentencing on that crime; directing the sentencing guidelines commission to make the guidelines
consistent; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 609.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mrs. Lourey and Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2810: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school employment and
operating provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 120.064, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2811: A bill for an act relating to economic development; allowing designation as an
enterprise zone of property in St. Paul located in a transit zone; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
469.303.

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

Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2812: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for grants
to local government units for parks, recreation buildings, and school buildings for youth enrichment
activities; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2813: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; restricting township zoning ordinances affecting
feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 462.357, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2814: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for a grant
to the city of Hutchinson for a community civic center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

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

Messrs. Dille, Sams, Scheevel, Ms. Lesewski and Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2815: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding the purposes of the value-added
agricultural product loan program; modifying requirements for environmental review of proposed feedlots;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 41B.046, subdivision 1; and 116D.04,
subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 41B.046, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Ms. Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2816: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring the use of lifesaving devices on
vehicles used on state waters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Junge, Messrs. Spear and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2817: A bill for an act relating to crime; appropriating money to the commissioner of public
safety for the bureau of criminal apprehension to hire four additional full-time forensic scientists.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Johnson, J.B.; Messrs. Frederickson; Kelley, S.P.; Ms. Anderson and Mr. Novak
introduced--

S.F. No. 2818: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring electric utilities to disclose the sources of
their electric supply, and the amounts of certain pollutants attributable to the generation of that electric
supply; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2819: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a purchase of prior service credit in
the public employees relief association police and fire fund.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Robling, Messrs. Belanger and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2820: A bill for an act relating to highways; dedicating 30 percent of revenues from the motor
vehicle sales tax to a major projects account in the trunk highway fund; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, section 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mrs. Robling and Mr. Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2821: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mses. Pappas and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2822: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting a school district from subsidizing
student parking fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 120.73, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mses. Pappas, Higgins, Mrs. Scheid and Mr. Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2823: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for early
childhood learning facilities; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 268.917.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Scheevel, Mrs. Robling, Messrs. Belanger and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2824: A bill for an act relating to highways; modifying Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic
Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 161.14, subdivision 29.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Scheevel, Frederickson, Dille, Morse and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2825: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for design and construction of a roadway in the city of Chatfield.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Solon; Johnson, D.J. and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2826: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for reimbursements to
hazardous materials teams.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2827: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for on-the-job training in
the skilled trades; appropriating money.

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

Mr. Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2828: A bill for an act relating to sexually dangerous persons; making the state financially
responsible for costs associated with certain persons who have sexual psychopathic personalities or are
sexually dangerous; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 253B.185, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2829: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds for a grant for a regional arts center; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Kelly, R.C.; Betzold and Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 2830: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; establishing a grant program to enable
local law enforcement agencies to purchase automatic external defibrillators; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Kelly, R.C.; Mses. Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2831: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; setting the maximum amounts of and
other conditions for the issuance of capital improvement bonds; amending Laws 1971, chapter 773, section
1, subdivisions 2, as amended, and 3, as amended; and section 2, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Kelly, R.C.; Frederickson; Mrs. Pariseau and Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2832: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for environmental response at
certain mixed municipal solid waste facilities that are demonstrated to pose a significant risk to human
health and the environment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 115B.40, subdivisions 1, 2, and
by adding subdivisions; and 115B.412, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 115B.39, subdivision 2; and 115B.412, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2833: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for weed and seed
grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.63.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2834: A bill for an act relating to public defense; clarifying those persons eligible to be
represented by the district public defender and the state public defender; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, sections 611.14; 611.16; 611.25, subdivision 1; and 611.26, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Novak, Mses. Junge, Hanson and Mr. Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2835: A bill for an act relating to local government; repealing authority for certain local
residency requirements; repealing Laws 1993, chapter 260; and Laws 1994, chapter 570.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 2836: A bill for an act relating to public defense; correcting, updating, and clarifying the
public defender law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 611.14; 611.20, subdivision 3; 611.216,
subdivision 1a; 611.26, subdivisions 2, 3, and 9; and 611.27, subdivisions 1, 2, and 7; Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, sections 611.25, subdivision 3; and 611.27, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Messrs. Larson, Stumpf and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2837: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for wheat and barley scab
research.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Kleis, Mmes. Fischbach and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2838: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring that persons convicted of a
second violent felony be sentenced to life imprisonment and that persons convicted of a third violent
felony be sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of release; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, sections 244.05, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 609.152, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Lesewski, Messrs. Scheevel; Johnson, D.E.; Ourada and Mrs. Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2839: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring legislative and executive
approval of proposed administrative rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 14.27; Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 14.18, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 14.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Lesewski, Messrs. Ourada, Larson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2840: A bill for an act relating to political activities; enacting the paycheck protection act;
requiring certain membership organizations to provide notices, provide an accounting, refund a portion of
dues on request, and report certain activities to the state campaign finance and public disclosure board;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Mses. Krentz, Hanson and Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2841: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for regional equalization aid;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124A.73; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.