State of Minnesota

Eightieth Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Sixty-Seventh Day


Thursday, January 29, 1998


9:30 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Messrs. Hottinger, Ten Eyck, Morse, Mrs. Lourey and Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2425: A bill for an act relating to nursing homes; changing staffing ratios; modifying
exceptions for beds; changing nursing facility salary adjustment per diem; prohibiting costs for
unionization for use in setting payment rates; changing nursing facility reimbursement; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 144A.04, subdivision 7; 256B.431, subdivision 2i, and by adding a
subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 144A.071, subdivision 4a; and 256B.431,
subdivisions 25 and 26.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2426: A bill for an act relating to health; increasing the maximum financial reserves permitted
for health maintenance organizations; removing misleading related language; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 62D.042, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
62D.042, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Beckman and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2427: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for the housing finance
agency's bridges program.

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

Mrs. Scheid, Ms. Robertson and Mr. Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2428: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing grants for installation of passive
restraint systems on school buses; requiring a study; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Wiener, Messrs. Langseth and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2429: A bill for an act relating to the legislative auditor; adding a member to the local
government services advisory council; clarifying the appointment of council members; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 3.971, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Pogemiller and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2430: A bill for an act relating to elections; appropriating money to facilitate reassignment of
voter registrations following redistricting.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2431: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the North Star Neighborhood Early Learning Center.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2432: A bill for an act relating to transportation; making seat belt violation a primary offense;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 169.686, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mr. Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2433: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting independent school district No. 2609,
Win-E-Mac, to transfer funds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2434: A bill for an act relating to education; amending the average daily membership for
flood-affected school districts; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 4, section 33.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2435: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for renovation of buildings 3 and 14 at the Willmar Regional Treatment Center.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2436: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a settlement division in the
office of administrative hearings; transferring certain judges from the department of labor and industry to
the office of administrative hearings; transferring the small claims court from the department of labor and
industry to the office of administrative hearings; transferring certain duties and funds.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2437: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing vehicle registration tax; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 168.013, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Ms. Junge, Messrs. Betzold, Foley, Ms. Ranum and Mr. Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2438: A bill for an act relating to crime; including additional conduct within the definition of
domestic abuse; clarifying that penalties for violation of an order for protection apply to orders issued by a
judge or referee; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 518B.01, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, section 518B.01, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Messrs. Metzen and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 2439: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying administrative expense provisions for
various public pension plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 352.96, subdivision 4; 352D.09,
subdivision 7; 353D.05, subdivision 3; and 383B.52; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections
354B.25, subdivision 5; and 354C.12, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 11A.17,
subdivisions 10a and 14; and 352D.09, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2440: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for expansion of facilities at the Mt. Itasca ski area.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2441: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for a regional learning resource center in Grand Rapids.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Cohen and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2442: 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 St. Paul for a tennis center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2443: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the taxes included in the moratorium on
collection of taxes for solid waste management services; amending Laws 1997, chapter 231, article 13,
section 19.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Stevens and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2444: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; extending certain angling seasons in 1998.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Novak and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2445: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating excavation notice system;
authorizing commissioner of public safety to appoint pipeline safety committee; increasing civil penalty;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 216D.04, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision;
216D.05; and 216D.08, subdivisions 1 and 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
299J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 299J.06.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Vickerman, Beckman and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2446: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating trade practices; providing for
reimbursement for licensed ambulance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 72A.201,
subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 62J.48.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Messrs. Sams, Wiger, Dille, Stevens and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2447: A bill for an act relating to health professions; modifying provisions relating to
speech-language pathologists, unlicensed mental health practitioners, alcohol and drug counselors, and
hearing instrument dispensers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 144.335, subdivision 1;
148.515, subdivision 3; 148.518, subdivision 2; 148.5191, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 148.5194; 148.5195,
subdivision 3; 148B.66, subdivision 2; 148B.69, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 148C.04,
subdivisions 3 and 4; 148C.05, subdivision 2; 148C.06; 153A.13, subdivision 5; 153A.14, subdivisions 2a,
2b, 2d, 2f, 2h, 9, and 10; 153A.15, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; and 153A.20, subdivision 3;
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 148C.03, subdivision 1; and 148C.11, subdivision 3;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 153A.14, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Sams, Mrs. Lourey, Messrs. Dille, Samuelson and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for collection of a milk handling tax
and distribution of the proceeds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 32.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the Mankato Technology Center.

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

Ms. Olson, Mr. Oliver and Ms. Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions of the watershed
district administrative fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 103D.905, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales; exempting sales of gold and silver coins and
bullion; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Ms. Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a crisis
intervention project in southeastern Minnesota for developmentally disabled persons in home and
community-based services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2453: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing the expenditure of
revenues derived from a tax increment financing district located in the city of Foley outside of the district.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to liquor; increasing authorized liquor licenses for the city of
Eagan; amending Laws 1994, chapter 611, section 32, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mrs. Lourey, Messrs. Hottinger, Samuelson, Terwilliger and Ms. Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 2455: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating case mix scores used to assess
persons with mental retardation; providing a rate increase for employees; appropriating money; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 256B.501, subdivision 3g.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to education; removing the local match requirement for gifted
and talented grants; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 5, section 24, subdivision
4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Flynn and Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota housing finance agency; making permanent a
temporary provision about the agency's meetings; amending Laws 1997, chapter 154, section 5.

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

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

S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to restore the
1894 Kanabec county courthouse; authorizing state bonds.

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

Mr. Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring that advertised airfares be available in
reasonable numbers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Messrs. Beckman, Janezich, Wiger and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to education; reinstating funding for summer school;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.17, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Beckman, Mses. Higgins, Berglin, Mr. Kelly, R.C. and Mrs. Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for the Youthbuild
program.

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

Messrs. Beckman, Janezich, Wiger, Langseth and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to education; funding the state aid deficiency in the interactive
television program; appropriating money; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 9,
section 12, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Neuville, Ms. Krentz, Mr. Janezich, Ms. Robertson and Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to libraries; appropriating money for the library for the blind
and physically handicapped catalog.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Robertson, Mr. Stumpf, Ms. Krentz, Mr. Janezich and Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a data access program for public
libraries and school media centers; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Novak and Ms. Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan airports commission; clarifying and
expanding a limit on certain revenue use for air facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
473.641, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Kelly, R.C.; Ms. Pappas, Mr. Wiger, Ms. Anderson and Mr. Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2466: 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; appropriating money
to the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities for a library for the Metropolitan
State University, St. Paul region campus; authorizing issuance of bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. and Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2467: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for Project Turnabout.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mses. Olson, Robertson, Messrs. Scheevel, Knutson and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2468: A bill for an act relating to education; providing financing for kindergarten through
grade 12; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 124.2713, subdivision 6a;
124.2727, subdivisions 6a and 6c; 124.273, by adding a subdivision; 124A.292, subdivision 3; and
124A.30; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 121.904, subdivision 4a; 124.17, subdivisions 1d
and 7; 124.2601, subdivisions 3 and 6; 124.2711, subdivision 2a; 124.2713, subdivision 6; 124.91,
subdivision 5; 124A.22, subdivisions 2 and 13b; and 124A.23, subdivision 1; Laws 1997, First Special
Session chapter 4, articles 3, section 23, by adding a subdivision; 5, section 28, subdivisions 10 and 11;
and 10, sections 4 and 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 124.2601, subdivision 4; 124.2713, subdivision 6b; 124.2727,
subdivision 6b; and 124A.292, subdivisions 2 and 4; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
124.2601, subdivision 5; Laws 1997, chapter 231, article 1, section 17.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Johnson, J.B. and Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2469: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the "Becoming an
Outdoors Woman" program.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Ten Eyck and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2470: A bill for an act relating to professions; modifying licensing board provisions relating to
national and regional testing; making a technical change relating to podiatry licensing; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 153.17, subdivision 2; and 214.03.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2471: A bill for an act relating to health; directing the commissioner of health to exempt
certain public pools from the standards for pools with diving.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Robertson, Messrs. Pogemiller, Janezich, Mses. Pappas and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2472: A bill for an act relating to education; coordinating local service delivery; referring to
federal special education requirements; changing procedures; amending the pupil fair dismissal act;
facilitating third-party payments; encouraging alternative education programs; providing state aid for
certain school district litigation costs; directing the state board of education to amend special education
rules; allowing school districts to provide certain services at nonpublic schools; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 120.06, subdivision 2a; 120.064, subdivision 5; 120.101,
subdivision 3; 120.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 3b, 9, and 15; 120.1701, subdivisions 5 and 17; 120.173,
subdivision 1; 123.935, subdivisions 1 and 2; 124.248, subdivision 1a; 124.32, by adding a subdivision;
124.3201, subdivision 5; 124.323, by adding subdivisions; 124A.034, subdivision 2; 124A.036,
subdivisions 1a, 4, and by adding a subdivision; 124C.45, subdivision 2; 124C.47; 124C.48, by adding a
subdivision; 126.237; 127.27, subdivisions 2 and 4; and 256B.0625, subdivision 26; Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, sections 124.3111, subdivisions 2 and 3; 124.3201, subdivisions 1 and 4; 124C.46,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 127.27, subdivisions 10 and 11; 127.281; 127.31, subdivision 15; 127.32; 127.36,
subdivision 1; and 127.38; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; and 120.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Johnson, D.E.; Frederickson; Dille and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2473: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing certain requirements for
compensation for pipeline easements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 117.48.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Ms. Robertson, Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Scheevel, Janezich and Ms. Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2474: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provisions relating to school
bus safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 123.805, subdivision 1; 124.225, subdivisions 7f
and 8m; and 169.451, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 169.01, subdivision 6;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 169.452.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Dille, Larson, Metzen, Limmer and Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2475: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring knowledge in personal and family
financial management and investment for graduation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 121.11, subdivision 7c.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Larson, Mrs. Fischbach and Mr. Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2476: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Sauk River
Dam.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Stumpf, Ms. Piper, Messrs. Metzen, Stevens and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to state government; codifying reorganization order number
179 with respect to the departments of children, families, and learning and economic security; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 13.99, subdivision 81; 216B.241, subdivision 2a; 239.785, subdivision
6; and 462A.05, subdivision 15c; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 119A.15, subdivision 5a;
and 268.19; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 119A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1996, sections 4.071, subdivision 3; 268.37; 268.371; 268.38, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9,
and 12; 268.55; and 268.92; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 268.38, subdivision 7; and
268.917.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Samuelson and Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; maintaining the Savings Association
Act.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Messrs. Novak, Janezich, Ms. Johnson, J.B.; Messrs. Laidig and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 2479: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds and appropriating
money to renovate the Laurentian Environmental Learning Center.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Hanson, Mr. Vickerman, Ms. Higgins, Messrs. Johnson, D.H. and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2480: 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 Montevideo for improvements to an historic railroad depot and related parking and facilities;
authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Messrs. Kleis, Stevens and Mrs. Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2481: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing independent school district No. 742,
St. Cloud, to use remaining bond proceeds for the purchase of a community education site.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Novak, Ms. Flynn, Messrs. Kelly, R.C. and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying restrictions on certain redevelopment tax
increment financing districts; appropriating money for grants to certain districts; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, sections 273.1399, subdivision 6; and 469.1763, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2483: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for development of the Prairie Woods Residential Environmental Learning Center.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2484: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing issuance of second set of license
plates for physically disabled persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 168.021, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Ms. Hanson, Messrs. Larson, Novak, Beckman and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the city of
Montevideo for a downtown redevelopment project; appropriating money.

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

Messrs. Neuville; Kelly, R.C.; Johnson, D.H.; Belanger and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2486: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; appropriating money for the judicial branch,
public safety, corrections, and related purposes; requiring the commissioner of corrections to supervise
administration of per diem payments to shelter facilities for abused women and children; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 241.01, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, section 241.277, subdivision 9; Laws 1997, chapters 85, article 3, section 53; and 239,
article 1, section 12, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 241; and
611A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 256D.03, subdivisions 3 and 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2487: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for extending sewer and water to the community college campus at Cambridge.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Janezich, Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Hottinger, Cohen and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2488: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying criminal penalty provision; eliminating the
local option election provision; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections
340A.412, subdivision 4; and 340A.701, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
340A.416.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Solon, Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Day, Belanger and Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating residential mortgage loans;
establishing table funding requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing food handlers license provisions for
first-time and seasonal licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 28A.04, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
peat land in St. Louis county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to water; providing that a portion of the environment and
natural resources trust fund may be used for grants to local units of government for upgrading individual
sewage treatment systems and wells; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 116P.08, subdivisions 1
and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting liability of financial institutions
providing data for the criminal alert network; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 299A.61, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying the definition of resident;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 97A.015, subdivision 42.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Kleis; Kelly, R.C.; Neuville; Foley and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to corrections; providing for autopsies at correctional
institutions; exempting the campus at the state juvenile correctional facility at Red Wing from the 100-bed
limitation for long-term residential secure programming; including at-risk youth and girls in the Camp
Ripley weekend camp; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 241.05; and 390.11, subdivisions 2
and 8; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 242.32, subdivision 4; Laws 1997, chapter 239,
article 1, section 12, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the public sale of certain
tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Douglas county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Larson, Stumpf, Mses. Kiscaden, Wiener and Mr. Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for higher education
and related purposes, with certain conditions.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Kelly, R.C.; Ten Eyck; Belanger; Mses. Krentz and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to corrections; registration of sexual offenders; requiring
certain offenders moving into Minnesota to register within five days; authorizing adult and juvenile
offender registration information to be maintained together; expanding prosecutional jurisdiction;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 243.166, subdivisions 1 and 5; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 244.166, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring a selection of five percent of moose
licenses each year to be made from previously unsuccessful applicants; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, section 97A.431, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Foley and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for upgrading of the highway Nos. 242 and 10 interchange and the approaches to it on highway No. 242
and Anoka county highway No. 14.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Stevens, Kleis, Stumpf, Mrs. Fischbach and Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to retirement; St. Cloud police consolidation account;
providing for the inclusion of account pension and benefit recipients in the 1997 PERA-P&F benefit
increases enacted during the course of the consolidation process.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Neuville, Ms. Lesewski, Messrs. Lessard, Sams and Mrs. Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to private property; providing for the Private Property
Protection Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 516.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Betzold and Ms. Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to probate; providing for background investigations before
appointment of guardians or conservators; authorizing access to data on substantiated maltreatment of
vulnerable adults; requiring professionals to file informational statements with the court; authorizing
courts to establish competency and training requirements for professionals; establishing a pilot project for
use of volunteers to review cases; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections
525.539, by adding a subdivision; and 525.56, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 525.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; permitting the board of dietetics and
nutrition practice to waive licensure requirements for dietitians.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Pappas, Messrs. Marty and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
to Ramsey county to renovate county property for a family service center.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan wastewater treatment works; providing
compensation to political subdivisions for certain lost revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
473.545.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the inclusion of certain property in tax
increment districts; extending payment of deferred taxes if certain property is removed for green acres
treatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 273.111, subdivision 9; and 469.176, subdivision
7.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Wiger, Limmer and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to property; providing an exemption for certain property from
attachment, garnishment, or sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 550.37, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Hottinger and Mrs. Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2509: A bill for an act relating to human services; crisis nurseries; establishing a program to
provide technical assistance to counties in developing crisis nursery programs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Vickerman, Mrs. Fischbach, Mr. Knutson, Ms. Hanson and Mr. Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for reporting abortion data;
providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 145.411, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Metzen, Belanger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to builders; contractor's recovery fund; adding subcontractors
to those who can access the recovery fund; modifying the contribution schedule; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 326.975.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of certain surplus
state land to the city of Mountain Iron in St. Louis county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to income tax; modifying the application period for the urban
homesteading program; amending Laws 1995, chapter 255, article 3, section 2, subdivision 4, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing elected local governing bodies to
petition for amendment or repeal of agency rules; providing procedures for consideration of petitions;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for Mankato state university's student athletic facilities.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Stevens, Morse, Metzen, Cohen and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to employee relations; modifying provisions on experimental or
research projects in the department of employee relations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 43A.04, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Dille; Johnson, D.E.; Novak; Moe, R.D. and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the
Hubert H. Humphrey Museum and Learning Center in Waverly; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Messrs. Berg; Larson; Moe, R.D. and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to environmental education; capital improvements;
appropriating money for an environmental learning center; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Morse, Sams, Stumpf, Samuelson and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; modifying wastewater infrastructure
funding provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 116.182, by adding
a subdivision; and 446A.072, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Flynn, Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Cohen and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to state employment; ratifying certain labor agreements;
ratifying certain plans and proposals.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Samuelson, Ms. Berglin, Messrs. Ten Eyck, Sams and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending food benefits for certain
noncitizens; delaying MFIP-S grant reductions for residents of public housing; continuing certain benefits
for certain alcohol and drug dependent persons; transferring money to the federal title XX allocation;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 256J.11, subdivision 2, as
amended; and 256J.37, subdivision 9; Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section 21.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Ten Eyck, Stumpf, Kleis, Ms. Wiener and Mr. Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a regional distribution of regents;
changing the membership and recommendation procedures of the regent candidate advisory council;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 137.0245, subdivisions 2 and 4; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 137.024.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to the organization and operation of state government;
appropriating money for the general administrative expenses of state government; modifying provisions
relating to state government operations; modifying budget preparation provisions; providing for
reimbursement of the health care access fund; requiring licensure of employees eligible to make sales on
behalf of gambling distributors; 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; 43A.317, subdivision 8; 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; 349.12, by adding a subdivision; 349.151, subdivision 4; 349.155, subdivision 3; 349.161;
349.169, subdivision 3; 363.05, subdivision 3; and 469.177, subdivision 11; 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; Laws 1997, Second Special Session chapter 2, section 8; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1996, sections 3.971, subdivision 3; 15.90; 15.91; and 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.

Mrs. Lourey, Mr. Sams and Ms. Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing and activating a mechanism for
over-order milk prices; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 32.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; authorizing the county to make certain
purchases from or through a health care cooperative; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 383A.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Runbeck, Messrs. Limmer, Day, Mses. Olson and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing income tax rates and brackets; repealing
the property tax reform account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 290.06,
subdivisions 2c and 2d; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 16A.152, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mses. Pappas; Johnson, J.B.; Mrs. Scheid and Ms. Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring use of money from the property tax
reform account to reduce or eliminate the levy for metropolitan transit expenditures; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 16A.1521.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mrs. Scheid and Ms. Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2528: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota
Council on Economic Education.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending specified extended leave deadlines for
certain teachers.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Larson, Murphy, Langseth and Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to education; funding the state aid deficiency in the secondary
vocational education program; appropriating money; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter
4, article 3, section 25, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Larson, Ms. Wiener, Messrs. Murphy; Kelley, S.P. and Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to education; requesting a proposal from the Minnesota state
colleges and universities to develop a partnership with private industry to train hard-to-place employees.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Piper, Mr. Wiger, Ms. Lesewski, Mrs. Robling and Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to children; clarifying certain terms and applicability of certain
programs; providing for review of certain orders by the commissioner of children, families, and learning;
providing for costs of certain programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
256.045, subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections
119B.01, subdivision 16; 119B.10, subdivision 1; and 256.045, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to human rights; limiting the admissibility of evidence
regarding a complainant's sexual behavior; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
363.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
to Ramsey county to renovate the Ford Bridge.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for construction of a new warehouse for the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; allowing bonds for capital
improvement projects in excess of $15,000,000 without referendum.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for a Sibley state park sanitation building.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for wastewater infrastructure funding for the city of Pennock.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating William Angermeyer Memorial
Bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mr. Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; limiting customer liability for loss or
theft of a debit card; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 47.69, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, section 47.61, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Ms. Lesewski, Messrs. Murphy, Novak, Larson and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for economic
development and related purposes; creating the Minnesota film and television revolving loan fund;
providing residential mortgage originator and servicer licensing requirements; making conforming
changes; providing license penalties for certain violations; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, sections 47.206, subdivision 1; 82.17, subdivision 4; 82.18; and 82.27, subdivision 1; Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 462A.05, subdivision 39; Laws 1997, chapter 200, article 1, sections 6;
and 12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 82.175.

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

Mr. Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the moratorium on the
licensure and certification of new nursing home beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mses. Pappas, Flynn, Mr. Solon, Ms. Anderson and Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rates on two or three unit
nonhomestead property; eliminating the target class rate for class 4bb property; extending certain
noncompliance provisions to all cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 273.13,
subdivisions 25, as amended, and 32; and 273.1319.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Hanson, Mrs. Scheid, Ms. Krentz, Messrs. Limmer and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the alternative facilities program;
modifying the compensatory revenue formula; increasing referendum equalization aid; establishing an
elementary achievement program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections
124.95, subdivision 1; and 124A.03, subdivision 1f; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections
124.239, subdivisions 5a and 5b; 124.961; and 124A.22, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Junge and Mr. Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to crime; requiring individuals convicted of felony indecent
exposure to register as predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 243.166,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing conformity to federal provisions
providing for deduction of student loan interest; exclusion of employer provided tuition assistance;
education savings accounts; and individual retirement account withdrawals for education purposes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Dille, Sams, Mses. Piper, Kiscaden and Mrs. Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2547: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for grants to counties
for children's mental health services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Betzold; Johnson, D.E.; Cohen; Langseth and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to emergency management; requiring the division of
emergency management to provide ongoing coordination of volunteer resources for use during disasters;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 12.09, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for ice arena activities.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mrs. Fischbach, Messrs. Johnson, D.E.; Day and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; prohibiting solicitation of loans by
mailing a check payable to the addressee; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 47.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to retirement; changing provisions relating to part-time
teaching service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 354.66, subdivisions 1c and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Betzold, Mses. Hanson and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to levy limits; changing the growth factors for the levy limit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 275.71, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Pappas, Mr. Kelly, R.C. and Ms. Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2553: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the worker information
resource center at the St. Paul technical college.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; providing for data privacy for certain audit
information; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 13.794, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Messrs. Morse, Betzold, Pogemiller, Foley and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to state employment; increasing salaries for judges; modifying
employee and employer contribution rates for certain judges retirement plans; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 490.123, subdivisions 1a and 1b; Laws 1997, Second Special Session chapter 3,
section 16.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing certain persons to purchase service
credit in the Minnesota state retirement system.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Janezich, Mses. Lesewski, Robertson, Higgins and Mr. Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for the
centers for independent living.

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

Ms. Kiscaden, Messrs. Price, Cohen and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to state buildings; requiring the operating budget to include
money for maintenance of state buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 16A.11, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Laidig; Johnson, D.J.; Janezich; Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2559: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the International Wolf Center.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Ms. Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to corrections; placing conditions on the licensure of new
juvenile facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 241.021, subdivision 1; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Messrs. Beckman, Janezich, Ms. Higgins, Mrs. Lourey and Mr. Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to fund the child guide
prevention program.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring a study of crimes committed by
persons who are released on bail; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a transit hub.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mses. Anderson, Krentz, Messrs. Cohen, Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the Como Park Education Resource Center.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the general education formula
allowance; offsetting operating referenda; increasing operating referenda equalization aid; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124A.03, subdivisions 1b, 1f, and 3c; Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 124A.03, subdivision 1c; and 124A.22, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mrs. Scheid, Messrs. Murphy and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2566: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy changes to income, franchise, and
property taxes; giving certain powers to the commissioner of revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996,
sections 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.067, subdivision 2a; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision
3a; 290.10; 290.191, subdivisions 1, 6, and 11; and 290A.03, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 270.67, subdivision 2; 272.115, subdivisions 4 and 5; 275.70, by adding a
subdivision; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 289A.19, subdivision 2; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 19b, 19c, 19f,
and 31; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 6; 290.371, subdivision 2; 290A.03, subdivision 15;
and 291.005, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 289A.50, subdivision 6; and
290.191, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to welfare programs
providing an education choice; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 256J.49,
subdivision 12; 256J.515; 256J.52, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, and 7; and 56J.57, subdivision 1; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 256J.53; 256J.55, subdivision 1; and 256J.57, subdivision
2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2568: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an exemption from sales taxes for
purchase of equipment designed to process biosolids for wastewater treatment facilities; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Johnson, D.J.; Solon; Novak and Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 2569: 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 University of Minnesota at Duluth for capital improvements to the Glensheen Mansion; authorizing
issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Belanger; Johnson, D.J.; Mses. Olson, Lesewski and Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical changes to income, franchise,
sales, excise, property, healthcare provider, and gambling taxes; making technical changes to tax
administrative provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 270.06; 270.069, subdivision 1;
270.70, subdivision 15; 278.10; 289A.42, subdivision 2; 289A.65, subdivisions 7 and 8; 297E.15,
subdivisions 8 and 9; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 270.701, subdivision 2; 289A.09,
subdivision 2; 289A.20, subdivision 2; 289A.38, subdivision 7; 290.0673, subdivisions 4, 5, and 7; 290.92,
subdivision 30; 290B.04, subdivision 1; 290B.05, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 290B.06; 290B.08, subdivision
1; 295.53, subdivision 4a; 297A.01, subdivisions 3 and 11; 297F.22, subdivisions 6 and 7; and 297G.21,
subdivisions 6 and 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 290B.04, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Sams, Samuelson and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for patient protection; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 62J.72, subdivision 1; and 62Q.30; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to juveniles; clarifying the definition of child in need of
protection or services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 260.015, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mrs. Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to education; creating an ongoing funding program for
technology; making permanent the first grade preparedness program; authorizing additional compensatory
revenue for summer school activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 124.17, by adding a
subdivision; and 124A.22, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
124A.22, subdivisions 1 and 3a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.2613, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Ten Eyck; Moe, R.D.; Vickerman; Frederickson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to regional development commissions; authorizing the
headwaters regional development commission to establish a nonprofit housing corporation; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462.

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

Messrs. Laidig, Cohen, Frederickson, Spear and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to public administration; authorizing spending to acquire and to
better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions;
authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections
16A.105; 16A.11, subdivision 3a; 16A.501; and 16B.30; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections
16A.641, subdivision 4; 84.027, subdivision 15; 85.0505, by adding a subdivision; and 268.917; Laws
1997, chapter 202, article 1, section 35, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Messrs. Sams and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to utilities; providing for alternative resolution of disputes
concerning utilities in a railroad right-of-way; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
237.04.

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

Mr. Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for family farm limited liability
companies, authorized farm limited liability companies, family farm limited liability partnerships, and
authorized farm limited liability partnerships; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections
500.24, subdivisions 2, 3, 3a, 3b, and 4; and 500.245, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2578: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting municipalities from exercising
certain regulatory authority over feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 462.355,
subdivision 4; and 462.357, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Messrs. Vickerman; Metzen; Johnson, D.J.; Day and Mrs. Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the rates of taxes on lawful gambling;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the alternative facilities program;
modifying the compensatory revenue pupil units; increasing referendum equalization aid; expanding the
debt service equalization program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 124.95, subdivision 1; and
124A.03, subdivision 1f; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 124.17, subdivision 1d; 124.239,
subdivisions 5, 5a, and 5b; 124.95, subdivision 2; and 124.961; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2581: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting the appointment of the
Olmsted county auditor/treasurer.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Beckman, Novak, Scheevel, Ourada and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2582: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring competitors of small
telephone companies to offer telecommunications service to contiguous exchange areas in certain
situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 237.773, by adding a subdivision.

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

Messrs. Betzold and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to economic security; modifying provisions on collection of
data; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 268.19.

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

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2584: A bill for an act relating to the environment; authorizing petroleum fund reimbursement
to eligible small business owners with tanks located on their properties; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, section 115C.09, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2585: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for partial renovation of a building for the Minnesota Labor Interpretive Center; amending Laws 1990,
chapter 610, article 1, section 16, subdivision 4.

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

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring sex offender treatment facilities to
provide certain information regarding sex offenders; clarifying which law enforcement agency may
request the end-of-confinement review committee to reassess the risk level to which an offender has been
assigned; adjusting the time within which the department of corrections must notify communities prior to
release of certain sex offenders; eliminating duplicative efforts on notifying victims of certain information;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 241.67, subdivision 8, and by adding a subdivision; 244.052,
subdivision 1; and 611A.037, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 244.052,
subdivisions 3, 4, and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to crime; expanding the enhancement penalties for crimes
committed for the benefit of a gang to include crimes that are motivated by involvement with a gang;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 609.229, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to lotteries; authorizing the city of St. Paul to conduct lottery
games for certain educational and recreational purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
349A.10, subdivisions 3 and 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Hottinger, Sams, Betzold, Foley and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to health; setting standards for terminating personal care
services; requiring transition plans; providing recipients with appeal rights; allowing the commissioner to
issue temporary stays of termination; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 256.045, subdivisions 1,
6, and by adding a subdivision; and 256B.0627, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 256.045, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, and 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Hottinger, Sams, Betzold, Foley and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for patient protection; prohibiting
retaliation and certain provider contracts; requiring certain disclosures; modifying provisions of the
consumer advisory board; requiring a study; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 62M.09,
subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 62J.75; and 62M.09, subdivision 3;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 62J.71; and 62J.72.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mses. Wiener, Flynn and Mr. Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; abolishing requirement for certain
applications to be written; providing civil penalties for violations by commercial drivers of out-of-service
orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 168.013, subdivision 3; 168.82, subdivision 1; and
171.165, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Ms. Johnson, J.B.; Messrs. Belanger; Johnson, D.E. and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for certain types of claims;
permitting transfer or extinguishment of access rights; regulating snow fence easements, highway closures,
and signs; changing distributions from the highway user tax distribution fund; providing for the costs of
town highways and bridges; permitting conveyances to public bodies; providing for the revision of the
state transportation plan; regulating private carriers; regulating charges for air transportation services;
removing a route from the trunk highway system; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 84.63;
117.21; 160.27, by adding a subdivision; 160.296, subdivision 1; 160.80, subdivision 1, and by adding a
subdivision; 161.081, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 161.082, subdivisions 1 and 2a; 161.44,
subdivision 1; 174.03, subdivisions 1a and 2; 221.011, by adding a subdivision; 221.0251, subdivisions 1,
2, 3, 5, and by adding subdivisions; 221.031, subdivision 6; 221.034, subdivisions 1 and 5; 222.63,
subdivision 4; 270.077; and 360.024; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 3.736, subdivision 3;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 161.115, subdivision 219.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Hottinger, Vickerman and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; clarifying an exception to tort liability;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 466.03, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to juveniles; clarifying laws relating to contributing to a child's
delinquency, status as a juvenile petty offender, or need for protection or services; imposing civil and
criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 260.155, subdivision 1; 260.255; and
260.315; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 260.161, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 260.261.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2595: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; creating a felony penalty for criminal
contempts involving failure to obey certain subpoenas; increasing the penalty for certain offenders who
fail to appear for criminal proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 588.20; and 609.49,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to juveniles; providing a temporary moratorium on licensing of
dispositional residential beds; requesting the legislative audit commission to study juvenile out-of-home
placements.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Anderson, Messrs. Beckman; Kelly, R.C. and Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing a grant for the
Neighborhood Development Center, Inc.; appropriating money.

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

Messrs. Sams; Johnson, D.J.; Ms. Higgins, Messrs. Larson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for an income tax credit for contributions
by an employer for employee housing; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Mr. Langseth and Ms. Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for separate form for assignment
of vehicle title; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 168A.01, by adding a subdivision; and
168A.11, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mses. Flynn and Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing dealer licensing and motor
vehicle registration enforcement task force.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Foley, Betzold, Ms. Hanson and Mr. Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the conveyance of certain surplus
state land in Anoka county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mses. Pappas, Higgins and Mr. Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to family and early childhood education; raising the upper limit
on the range for child care assistance under the basic sliding fee program; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 119B.09, subdivision 2; and 124.2711, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; appropriating money to fund the Harriet
Island Redevelopment; authorizing state bonds.

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

Ms. Ranum, Mrs. Scheid, Ms. Pappas, Messrs. Knutson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to education; phasing in full day kindergarten for all students;
expanding the first grade preparedness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 124.2613, subdivision 3; Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 2, section
51, subdivision 29; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.2613, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Ms. Piper, Mrs. Robling, Messrs. Foley and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing the governor to enter into an agreement
with the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mrs. Lourey, Messrs. Foley, Spear and Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to health; providing funding for diabetes control and prevention
services; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Kelly, R.C.; Ms. Anderson, Mr. Wiger, Ms. Pappas and Mr. Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding to acquire
right-of-way in the Phalen corridor in St. Paul; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

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

Ms. Wiener, Messrs. Solon, Larson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to insurance; increasing the maximum lifetime benefit for
policies of the comprehensive health insurance plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 62E.12.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Messrs. Johnson, D.E.; Metzen; Stevens and Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to public administration; providing for design-build contracts;
requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 16B.31, subdivision 1; and 16B.33,
subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Pappas, Mr. Wiger, Ms. Anderson, Messrs. Cohen and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for planning public art
projects throughout St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Mr. Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to Cottonwood county; permitting the appointment of the
auditor-treasurer.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Murphy; Belanger; Metzen; Johnson, D.J. and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; providing for taxation of cider;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 297G.01, by adding a subdivision; and 297G.03,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to health; providing staffing and funding for the consumer
advisory board; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 62J.75.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mses. Flynn; Johnson, J.B.; Messrs. Langseth; Johnson, D.E. and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to transportation; dedicating proceeds of sales tax on motor
vehicles to newly created transportation improvement fund; increasing motor fuels tax; proposing
constitutional amendment to dedicate vehicle sales tax proceeds to transportation improvement fund;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 296.02, subdivision 1b; 296.025, subdivision 1b; 297B.031;
and 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Langseth, Vickerman and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to the state and its
political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 297A.47.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mses. Anderson, Piper, Krentz, Junge and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation
to evaluate and report on the state's readiness for increased transportation of high-level radioactive waste.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Marty, Price, Hottinger, Mrs. Lourey and Mr. Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation
to evaluate and report on the state's readiness for increased transportation of high-level radioactive waste.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mses. Johnson, J.B.; Pappas and Mr. Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the Twin Cities metropolitan
area transit accessibility board; granting powers and assigning duties to the board; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 174.29, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the south
metro joint public safety training facility; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Messrs. Terwilliger, Frederickson and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying certain nursing facility reimbursements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 26.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Scheevel, Limmer, Novak and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to economic security; making technical changes in the
department of economic security; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 248.07, subdivision 15;
268.0122, subdivision 2; 268.08, as amended; 268.101, as amended; 268.13, subdivision 4; and 268.18, as
amended; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 268.03; 268.042, subdivisions 1 and 3; 268.043;
268.044, subdivision 1; 268.045; 268.047, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5; 268.051; 268.057, subdivisions 1, 5, 6,
and 7; 268.059; 268.063; 268.064, subdivision 2; 268.066; 268.067; 268.07; 268.09, subdivisions 1a, 10,
13, 16, and 17; 268.105, subdivision 3a; 268.125; 268.13, subdivisions 1 and 2; 268.182; 268.184;
268.192, subdivision 1; 268.194, subdivisions 2, 3, and 6; and 268.196, subdivision 2; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 268.04, as
amended; 268.08, subdivision 5a; 268.13, subdivisions 3 and 5; and 268.25; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 268.042, subdivision 2; and 268.054.

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

Messrs. Scheevel, Sams and Ms. Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to pollution control; providing for denial of certain permits;
appropriating money for feedlot grants, assessments, and enforcement; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mrs. Fischbach, Messrs. Johnson, D.E.; Limmer and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2623: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the method of paying assistance
under the Minnesota family investment program-statewide; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, section 256J.24, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2624: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for city infrastructure
for the Heritage Halls Museum project.

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

Messrs. Solon and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2625: A resolution memorializing the President to direct the Food and Drug Administration to
accelerate review of a Lyme disease vaccine.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Mses. Pappas; Johnson, J.B.; Flynn; Messrs. Kelly, R.C. and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2626: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing issuance of bonds for
transit-related capital improvements; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Messrs. Moe, R.D. and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 2627: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain payments in lieu of taxes
may be used for road maintenance in unorganized townships; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
477A.14.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to taxes; making technical adjustments to the one percent
premium tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 60A.15, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2629: A bill for an act relating to landlord tenant; modifying provisions relating to the manner
in which the landlord must hold a tenant's personal property left on the premises after abandonment or
eviction; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 566.17, subdivision 2.

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

Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a fund for local
development; authorizing bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Ms. Berglin, Mrs. Lourey and Mr. Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying several provisions related to the
Minnesota family investment program-statewide (MFIP-S); amending local service unit plans; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 268.88; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 119B.01,
subdivision 16; 256.741, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0635, by adding a subdivision; 256J.31, by adding
a subdivision; 256J.42, by adding subdivisions; 256J.45, subdivision 2; 256J.515; and 256J.52, subdivision
2, and by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Berglin, Messrs. Sams, Hottinger, Samuelson and Ms. Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the income eligibility standard
for medical assistance for the aged, blind, or disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement,
section 256B.056, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2633: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions in medical assistance,
Medicare, and Minnesotacare; modifying the medical assistance elderly waiver; modifying a waiver
request; changing implementation date for treatment of income and resources for the elderly waiver
program; changing procedures for nursing facilities cost reports; delaying study of the elderly waiver
expansion; providing an offset of HMO surcharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 245.462,
subdivisions 4 and 8; 245.4871, subdivision 4; 256.969, subdivisions 16 and 17; 256B.03, subdivision 3;
256B.055, by adding a subdivision; 256B.057, subdivision 3a, and by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625,
subdivisions 20 and 34; 256B.0911, subdivision 4; 256B.19, subdivision 1; 256B.41, subdivision 1;
256B.431, subdivision 2b, and by adding a subdivision; 256B.501, subdivision 2; 256B.69, by adding a
subdivision; and 256D.03, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 256.9657,
subdivision 3; 256.9685, subdivision 1; 256B.06, subdivision 4; 256B.0627, subdivision 5; 256B.0645;
256B.0911, subdivisions 2 and 7; 256B.0915, subdivision 1d; and 256B.77, subdivisions 7a and 12; Laws
1997, chapter 203, article 4, section 64; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 144.0721, subdivision
3a; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 144.0721, subdivision 3; and 256B.0913, subdivision
15.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Ms. Berglin and Mr. Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions of the health care cost
information system; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 144.702,
subdivisions 2 and 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 144.701, subdivision 4; and 144.702, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mses. Berglin, Piper, Messrs. Sams, Samuelson and Mrs. Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2635: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying eligibility provisions for medical
assistance and general assistance medical care; modifying MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes
1996, section 256B.057, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 256B.04,
subdivision 18; 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256L.01; 256L.02, subdivision 3; 256L.03, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5,
and by adding subdivisions; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, and by adding subdivisions; 256L.05,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and by adding subdivisions; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07; 256L.09, subdivisions
2, 4, and 6; 256L.11, subdivision 6; 256L.12, subdivision 5; 256L.15; and 256L.17, by adding a
subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 256B.057, subdivision 1a; 256L.04,
subdivisions 3, 4, 5, and 6; 256L.06, subdivisions 1 and 2; 256L.08; 256L.09, subdivision 3; 256L.13;
256L.14; and 256L.15, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mses. Berglin and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Green Institute,
Inc.

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

Mses. Berglin, Higgins, Flynn and Mr. Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to the Minneapolis community development agency;
authorizing the establishment of a phased redevelopment tax increment financing district for the Sears
project; extending the term of the district; defining as a qualifying activity the removal of hazardous
substances; reducing the original local net tax capacity of the district to zero; clarifying that revenues
expended pursuant to the requirements of the neighborhood revitalization program constitute a local
contribution.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Ms. Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the calculation of certain premium
taxes; abolishing the regional coordinating boards; providing for assessments of proposed health coverage
mandates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 62J.09, subdivision 8;
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 60A.15, subdivision 1; 62Q.105, subdivision 1; and
62Q.30; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, sections 16B.93; 16B.94; 16B.95; 16B.96; and 62J.685.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Ten Eyck, Hottinger and Mrs. Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for sexually transmitted disease
prevention initiatives.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mrs. Pariseau, Messrs. Frederickson and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for legislative review of
aboveground storage tank rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 116.49, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Mr. Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to Itasca county; increasing an amount that may be spent for
tourism; amending Laws 1965, chapter 326, section 1, subdivision 5, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Knutson, Mses. Olson, Lesewski and Mr. Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the tax brackets and
the alternative minimum tax exemption amount to reduce marriage penalties; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; and 290.091, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Messrs. Berg and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money
for the University of Minnesota, Morris campus.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Mr. Wiger and Mrs. Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to capital intensive public services; providing that certain
documents may be classified as nonpublic data until negotiations with vendors and best and final offers are
received; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 13.99, by adding a subdivision; and Minnesota
Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 471A.03, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; modifying requirement for
affirmative action plans by certain contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 473.144.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Mr. Wiger and Mrs. Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the eligibility for the alternative
facilities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.239, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Messrs. Wiger; Kelly, R.C.; Vickerman and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the provisions of the permanent
school fund advisory committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 124.078.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Messrs. Ourada; Kelley, S.P.; Janezich and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to utilities; establishing conditions for telephone company
depreciation deregulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 237.22.

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

Messrs. Wiger; Sams; Kelly, R.C.; Vickerman and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring labeling of unpasteurized fruit juice
and cider; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 31.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Mr. Neuville, Ms. Ranum, Messrs. Kelly, R.C. and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to crime; authorizing peace officers to apprehend and detain a
probationer for reasonable cause that the probationer has violated the terms of probation; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 629.34, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Mr. Neuville, Ms. Ranum, Messrs. Kelly, R.C. and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to crimes; requiring mandatory minimum sentences and
lifetime probation for certain dangerous repeat offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
609.152, subdivision 2a, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Messrs. Morse, Foley, Mrs. Lourey, Messrs. Ten Eyck and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to health; enhancing the patient protection act; establishing the
office of health care consumer advocacy and information; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1996, section 62M.09, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 62J.70,
subdivision 3; 62J.71, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 62J.72, subdivision 1; and 62M.09, subdivision 3;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996,
section 62Q.105, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections
62Q.105, subdivision 1; and 62Q.30.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Mr. Morse, Ms. Kiscaden and Mr. Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing a region 10 commission carryover
of money appropriated for fiscal year 1998.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Messrs. Morse, Hottinger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Winona to impose sales and
use taxes for certain purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mr. Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying local restriction provision; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 340A.509.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for the assessment of certain
platted property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 273.11, subdivision 14, and by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Messrs. Morse, Hottinger, Ten Eyck, Terwilliger and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying higher education retirement plan
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 136F.48; 354.445; 354B.23, by adding a
subdivision; and 354C.12, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section
354B.25, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Johnson, J.B.; Messrs. Langseth, Day, Sams and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting transfer of county state-aid funds
to revolving loan account until increase in certain tax rates; authorizing issuance of state transportation
bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 162.06, subdivision
6; Laws 1997, chapter 141, section 11.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating life insurance company investments
and financial transactions; regulating qualified long-term care policies; modifying the definition of
chronically ill individual; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 61A.28, subdivisions 6, 9a, and 12;
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 62S.01, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Messrs. Morse, Hottinger, Dille and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to community-based planning; amending goals; providing for
notification; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, sections 4A.08; 4A.09;
394.232, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision; and 462.3535, subdivision 2, and by adding
subdivisions; Laws 1997, chapter 202, article 4, section 13, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1997 Supplement, section 4A.10.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Ms. Ranum, Messrs. Morse, Frederickson and Ms. Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds
for hazardous material abatement and renovation for the Fort Snelling International Hostel; appropriating
money.

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

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

S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to assist in the
redevelopment of the Stroh Brewery site and creation of manufacturing jobs.

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

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

S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to crime; expanding the stalking and harassment law to include
certain types of harassment committed against a peace officer; providing enhanced penalties for
harassment of a peace officer in retaliation for the officer's performance of official duties in connection
with a criminal investigation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 609.749, subdivision 3;
Minnesota Statutes 1997 Supplement, section 609.749, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Ms. Johnson, J.B.; Messrs. Langseth; Johnson, D.E.; Ms. Pappas and Mr. Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2664: A bill for an act relating to transportation; redefining road or highway; imposing
requirements and restrictions on transportation expenditures from the trunk highway fund and general
fund; establishing spending goals for transportation; requiring expenditures for operations of the state
patrol to be from the general fund; specifying compensation to be included in prevailing wage rate;
providing for periodic adjustments in motor fuel tax rate; authorizing issuance of bonds for local bridge
replacement and reconstruction; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections
160.02, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; 161.04, by adding a subdivision; 174.01, by adding a
subdivision; 174.02, by adding a subdivision; 177.42, subdivision 6; 299D.01, by adding a subdivision;
and 299D.03, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Mses. Pappas, Ranum, Messrs. Wiger, Janezich and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the basic formula allowance;
modifying compensatory revenue; extending supplemental revenue; modifying nonpublic pupil
transportation aid; creating new funding for unreimbursed costs associated with transporting charter school
pupils; increasing funding for limited English proficiency programs; increasing special education funding;
modifying the lease levy; restoring the training and experience formula; creating ongoing technology
revenue; authorizing local bonding; extending school district contract authority; qualifying certificates of
participation for state guarantee; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections
123.35, subdivision 19a; 124.225, by adding a subdivision; 124.323, by adding subdivisions; 124.755,
subdivision 1; 124A.22, by adding a subdivision; 354A.31, subdivision 3a; Minnesota Statutes 1997
Supplement, sections 124.17, subdivision 1d; 124.225, subdivision 16; 124.315, subdivision 3; 124.323,
subdivision 2; 124.91, subdivision 1; 124.912, subdivision 6; 124A.04, subdivision 2; 124A.22,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, and 13b; and 124A.28, subdivisions 1a and 1b; Laws 1995, First Special Session
chapter 3, article 1, section 56, as amended; Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 2, section
51, subdivision 14; article 5, section 28, subdivisions 9 and 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1996, section
124A.22, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.