State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Nineteenth Day


Monday, February 22, 1999


10:00 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senators Marty, Krentz and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 885: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an alternative property tax refund formula;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290A.04, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 886: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for transporting
archery bows; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97B.051.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Cohen, Berglin and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 887: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing additional penalty enhancements for certain
crimes motivated by bias; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.595, subdivisions 2 and 3;
609.749, subdivision 3; and 624.712, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.2231, subdivision 4; and 609.595,
subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Robertson; Kelley, S.P.; Olson; Oliver and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 888: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting sales to outpatient surgical centers from
the sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivision 63.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 889: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulation; allowing peace officer to issue seat belt
citation after stop for violation of certain ordinances or vehicle registration laws; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 169.686, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 890: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax rebate; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hottinger, Betzold, Ranum, Knutson and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 891: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; clarifying an exception to tort liability;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 466.03, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Knutson, Wiger, Neuville and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 892: A bill for an act relating to education; reducing threshold of average age of building
space for alternative facilities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.59, subdivision
1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Knutson, Janezich, Krentz, Wiger and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 893: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the maximum amount that may be
levied for crime-related costs; modifying the use of crime-related costs levy proceeds; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.44.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Foley, Berglin, Ten Eyck, Robertson and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 894: A bill for an act relating to health; creating the ability for health care providers to
designate a credentials verification entity; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter
145D.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Solon; Johnson, D.J. and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 895: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for water and sewer
extension to the Fond du Lac area.

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

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 896: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting the purchases of
materials and supplies used in renovating a municipal building in Babbitt; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 897: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for rural mental health services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wiener, Knutson, Metzen, Murphy and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 898: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing Dakota county to establish home visiting
programs to promote child safety and healthy development; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 145A.15, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Metzen, Knutson, Murphy, Pariseau and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 899: A bill for an act relating to crime; authorizing community custody as an alternative to a
jail term; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.11, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Knutson, Metzen, Murphy and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 900: A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing a pilot project in Dakota county to
implement and study community justice zones; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Betzold, Anderson, Kiscaden and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 901: A bill for an act relating to children; adopting the Uniform Status of Children of Assisted
Conception Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 258A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 902: A bill for an act relating to crimes; creating a pilot project chemical dependency
treatment program for chronic driving-while-impaired offenders; authorizing courts to order repeat DWI
offenders to successfully complete the program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 169.121, subdivision 3b, and by adding a subdivision; and 169.126, subdivision 2; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Neuville; Kelly, R.C.; Kleis; Limmer and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 903: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring the commissioner of corrections
to notify additional county attorneys when offenders who have been determined to be appropriate subjects
of civil commitment petitions are nearing their release date; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
244.05, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Metzen, Wiger, Krentz, Larson and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 904: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota amateur sports commission; authorizing grants
for certain athletic facilities and programs; dedicating the use of a portion of excise and use tax receipts;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.44, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240A.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Beckman, Larson, Lesewski and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 905: A bill for an act relating to community development; continuing the base funding for the
center for rural policy and development; appropriating money.

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

Senators Pappas, Piper and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 906: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; authorizing certain supplementary service
rates for a certain facility in Ramsey county.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Dille, Berg, Vickerman and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 907: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for additional research on soybean
diseases and genetics; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Ten Eyck; Foley and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 908: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing criminal penalties for persons who own,
operate, or have physical control of vehicles with intent to conceal or transport contraband in specially
designated compartments; authorizing the civil forfeiture of vehicles containing illegal compartments;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.531, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Junge, Metzen, Solon, Spear and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 909: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating certain telephone sales calls;
providing remedies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
325G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Pappas, Olson, Stumpf, Wiener and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 910: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a grant to the Richard Green
Institute; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hanson, Samuelson, Junge and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 911: A bill for an act relating to corrections; guaranteeing correctional officers rights when a
formal statement is taken as part of an investigation that could result in disciplinary action; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Robling; Pogemiller; Morse; Johnson, D.E. and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 912: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Ridgeview medical center, Waconia; providing
special retirement benefit coverage for certain employees who discontinue public employment by
privatization.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Janezich; Johnson, J.B.; Laidig and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 913: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting the use of underwater video
equipment to take fish; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97C.325.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Novak; Runbeck; Johnson, D.H.; Lessard and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 914: A bill for an act relating to electric utilities; revising the house chairs appointed to the
legislative electric energy task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.051, subdivision 2.

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

Senators Kiscaden; Berglin; Stumpf; Moe, R.D. and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 915: A bill for an act relating to health care; adding to the duties of the job skills partnership
board; establishing a health care and human services worker training and retention program; requiring state
colleges and universities to offer a short-term health care and human services course; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116L.02; and 136F.71, subdivision 1, and by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 136A; 136F; and 256B.

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

Senators Robling; Pariseau; Vickerman; Johnson, D.J. and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 916: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing the Cedar lake area water and
sanitary sewer district.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lourey, Anderson, Pappas and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 917: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the living-at-home/block nurse program;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0917, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Solon, Samuelson, Sams and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 918: A bill for an act relating to gambling; creating adolescent compulsive gambling grant;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Stevens, Betzold and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 919: A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing certain broad delegations of
rulemaking authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 10A.02, subdivision 13; 84.03;
103B.101, subdivision 7; 115B.28, subdivision 1; 147.01, subdivision 3; 148.05; 148.191, subdivision 2;
148.53; 148B.20, subdivision 1; 148B.31; 150A.04, subdivision 5; 151.06, subdivision 1; 153.02; 154.24;
156.01, subdivision 3; 175.171; 179A.04, subdivision 3; 216B.08; 256.975, subdivision 2; 268.0122,
subdivision 5; 270.06; 299J.04, subdivision 1; 299K.03, subdivision 5; 326.06; 326.241, subdivision 2;
352.03, subdivision 4; 363.05, subdivision 1; 401.03; 611A.33; and 626.843, subdivision 1; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.04, subdivision 1; 18.022, subdivision 8; 18C.121, subdivision 1;
21.118; 21.85, subdivision 11; 41A.04, subdivision 4; 45.023; 116J.035, subdivision 2; 148.08, subdivision
3; 182.657; 216A.07, subdivision 5; 216C.02, subdivision 3; 223.19; 239.06; 268.021; 326.18, subdivision
3; and 462A.06.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger, Stevens, Betzold and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 920: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for periodic legislative review
and repeal of administrative rules; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Lessard, Janezich and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 921: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Itasca county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 922: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying and changing requirements for private
career schools; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 141.21,
subdivisions 3, 5, 6, and by adding subdivisions; 141.22; 141.25, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and
12; 141.26, subdivision 2; 141.271, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 12; 141.28, subdivisions 3 and 5;
141.29, subdivision 1; 141.31; 141.32; and 141.35; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 141; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 141.25, subdivisions 9a, 9b, and 11; and 141.36.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pappas, Flynn, Pogemiller, Betzold and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 923: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for use of the revenues derived from the
mortgage and deed taxes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 287.12; and
287.21, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Pappas, Flynn, Betzold, Runbeck and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 924: A bill for an act relating to taxation; prohibiting the use of tax increment revenues for a
social or recreational facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.176, subdivision 4g.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 925: A bill for an act relating to disaster relief; authorizing the commissioner of public safety
to make grants to provide the state match to obtain federal disaster relief funds; providing an open
appropriation to fund these grants; specifying reporting requirements; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Wiener and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 926: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the senior citizen drug program; creating a
senior prescription drug endowment fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 256.955, subdivisions 2 and 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Runbeck, Murphy and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 927: A bill for an act relating to occupations; amending provisions governing the practice of
professional engineering; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 326.02, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, and by
adding subdivisions; 326.03, subdivisions 1 and 2; 326.04; 326.07; 326.09; 326.10, subdivision 1; 326.111,
subdivisions 1, 6, and by adding a subdivision; 326.12, by adding subdivisions; and 326.14; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 928: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a report on the number of
instructional days in a school year; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Vickerman, Hanson, Wiger, Beckman and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 929: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the high school student
entrepreneurship program at independent school district No. 175, Westbrook.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Vickerman and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 930: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a grant to the
Lewis and Clark rural water system joint powers board.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Vickerman, Sams, Dille, Lourey and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 931: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the state agricultural
experiment stations.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Vickerman, Sams, Dille, Lourey and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 932: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for county agriculture
inspection.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Berglin, Kiscaden, Lourey, Samuelson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 933: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an employer-subsidized health coverage
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.07, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new
law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256M.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 934: A bill for an act relating to children; providing child care grants for African immigrant
and refugee families and their children; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 935: A bill for an act relating to culture and recreation; establishing the commission on culture
and recreation; providing capital grants to construct and rehabilitate facilities for the arts, professional
sports, and the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale of state revenue bonds backed by license and
fee revenue; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240B.

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

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 936: A bill for an act relating to water; restricting certain activities of water quality
cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115.58, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 937: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to mitigate flooding at
Lake of the Isles.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Neuville, Olson, Scheevel, Scheid and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 938: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting enrollment in fourth grade for students
unable to read by the end of third grade; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120B.30, subdivision
1; and 126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Neuville; Kelly, R.C. and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 939: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for indeterminate sentencing for
certain convicted sex offenders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Scheid, Wiener, Limmer, Hottinger and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 940: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; limiting recovery by uninsured
motorists; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Janezich, Hanson, Robertson, Wiger and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 941: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a school administrators
recruitment program.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Janezich; Johnson, D.J.; Beckman; Laidig and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 942: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the taconite mining
grant program.

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

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 943: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Washington county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Robertson, Krentz, Kiscaden, Berglin and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 944: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions relating to medical assistance
reimbursement for special education services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.46,
subdivision 2; 122A.09, subdivision 4; 125A.08; 125A.21, subdivision 1; 125A.74, subdivisions 1 and 2;
125A.744, subdivision 3; 125A.76, subdivision 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 26; and 256B.69, subdivision 4;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 127A; and 214.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 945: A bill for an act relating to the city of Columbia Heights; authorizing certain
expenditures from certain tax increment financing districts.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Vickerman, Frederickson, Novak, Beckman and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 946: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain electric generation
peaking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 272.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Betzold and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 947: A bill for an act relating to children; allowing consideration of a mother's lost wages as
reasonable expenses of pregnancy and confinement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 257.66,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Vickerman, Knutson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 948: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a credit for charitable contributions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.01, subdivision 19a; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Frederickson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 949: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing homestead treatment for certain
property leased to a family farm corporation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.124,
subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 950: A bill for an act relating to Minnesota Statutes; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and
omitted text and obsolete references; eliminating certain redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions;
making miscellaneous technical corrections to statutes and other laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 2.724, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivision 18; 11A.16, subdivision 6; 12.21, subdivision 3; 12.33,
subdivision 4; 15.059, subdivision 5a; 16B.171; 16B.335, subdivision 4; 16B.465, subdivision 1; 16C.05,
subdivision 2; 17.114, subdivisions 3 and 4; 17.117, subdivision 15; 17.452, subdivision 1; 17.498;
18B.045, subdivision 1; 18E.06; 19.52, subdivision 2; 48A.12, subdivision 1; 58.02, subdivision 22;
62E.15, subdivision 2; 79A.06, subdivision 5; 103A.43; 103B.321, subdivision 1; 103B.351; 103B.581,
subdivision 2; 103F.461; 103G.221, subdivision 1; 103H.175, subdivision 3; 103H.275; 115A.175,
subdivision 2; 115A.33; 115B.20, subdivisions 1 and 6; 115C.021, subdivision 1; 116.182, subdivision 3a;
116J.70, subdivision 2a; 117.47; 119A.03, subdivision 2; 119A.26, subdivision 2; 119A.45; 119A.46,
subdivision 4; 119A.51, subdivision 1; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 123B.57, subdivision 6; 124D.17,
subdivision 7; 126C.21, subdivision 4; 126C.48, subdivision 8; 136F.47; 156.11; 168.022, subdivision 4;
169.1217, subdivision 7a; 169.129, subdivision 2; 171.061, subdivision 1; 171.07, subdivision 10; 174.06,
subdivision 1; 179.12; 181.58; 205A.01, subdivision 2; 219.074, subdivision 2; 219.39; 221.034,
subdivision 5; 221.036, subdivisions 1 and 3; 239.761, subdivisions 13 and 14; 245.462, subdivision 7;
245.466, subdivision 4; 245.4871, subdivision 9; 245.4875, subdivision 4; 245.825, subdivision 1b;
256B.0625, subdivision 32; 256B.0911, subdivision 7; 256B.0928; 256J.45, subdivision 2; 257.45; 257.74,
subdivision 2; 268.9165; 287.09; 307.08, subdivisions 2, 8, 9, and 10; 340A.3021, subdivision 2; 446A.01;
446A.04, subdivision 7; 462A.21, subdivision 19; 480.054; 480.09, subdivision 1; 481.02, subdivision 2;
500.245, subdivision 1; 518.5511, subdivision 1; 518.6111, subdivision 5; and 609.26, by adding a
subdivision; Laws 1994, chapter 560, article 2, section 15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
3.873; 16B.88, subdivision 5; 62J.47; 79.51, subdivision 4; 115A.159; 119A.28, subdivision 4; 119A.31,
subdivision 3; 119A.54; 124D.17, subdivision 8; 144.121, subdivision 7; 144.664, subdivision 4; 197.236,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 218.011, subdivision 7; 245.825, subdivision 1a; 256.995, subdivision 7; 256B.434,
subdivision 13; 323.02, subdivisions 10 and 11; 383.01; 383.02; 383.03; 383.04; 383.05; 383.06; 383.07;
383.08; 383.09; 383.10; 383.11; 383.12; 509.01; 509.02; 509.03; 509.04; 509.05; 509.06; and 526.20;
Laws 1996, chapter 426, sections 1 and 2; Laws 1998, chapters 388, section 16; 404, section 49; and 407,
article 2, section 97; and Laws 1998, First Special Session chapter 1, article 3, section 15.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Spear, Limmer, Berglin, Belanger and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 951: A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing a demonstration grant program for
coordinated criminal justice strategies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 299A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Murphy; Foley and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 952: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain real property loans; prohibiting
prepayment penalties; requiring interest on escrow accounts; regulating private mortgage insurance;
regulating lending practices; eliminating the net worth requirements for mortgage originators and
servicers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 47.20, subdivisions 5 and 9; and 58.13, subdivision
1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 47; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 47.20, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Samuelson, Ten Eyck, Terwilliger, Foley and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 953: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating coverages and the classification of
treatment; specifying the duties of certain carriers and providers; providing remedies; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 62A.60; 62J.71, subdivision 1; 62J.72, by adding a subdivision; 62M.07; 62M.09,
subdivision 3; 62Q.58, subdivision 3; and 144.335, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Belanger, Knutson, Foley and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 954: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing law enforcement agencies to
recover seizure and storage expenses for vehicle returned to owner; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 169.1217, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kiscaden, Neuville, Knutson, Foley and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 955: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying disposition of vehicle forfeiture
sale proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.1217, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Johnson, J.B.; Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 956: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the moratorium on nursing
facility beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, J.B.; Johnson, D.E.; Langseth and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 957: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for highway and transit funding;
allocating spending from trunk highway fund; prohibiting preference for union contractors; changing
definition of prevailing wage rate; allocating traffic fines and forfeited bail; providing for a task force;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.25; 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; 299D.03, subdivision 5; and 471.345, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Pappas and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 958: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; regulating hours of sale; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 340A.504, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6; and 340A.509.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 959: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing St. Paul to issue a temporary
license for the sale of beer on the grounds of the state capitol in connection with the Twin Cities Marathon;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 340A.412, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Johnson, D.J. and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 960: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing income tax rates and changing the brackets;
reducing marriage penalties; eliminating accelerated liability for sales, cigarettes and tobacco, and liquor
taxes; exempting sales to veterans homes from the sales and use tax; exempting sales of tangible personal
property used in the production of television commercials from the sales and use tax; changing
administration of the sales tax exemption for capital equipment; changing the passenger automobile
registration tax; providing for agricultural assistance; eliminating payments; transferring funds; canceling
appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.013, subdivision
1a; 289A.11, subdivision 1; 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.56, subdivision 4;
290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; 297A.25, subdivision 11, and by adding a subdivision; and 297F.09,
subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297A.15, subdivision 5; 297F.09, subdivision
6; and 297G.09, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Anderson; Johnson, J.B.; Higgins and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 961: A bill for an act relating to employment; extending the length of employee leave in
certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 181.941, subdivisions 1 and 2;
181.9412, subdivision 2; and 181.943.

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

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

S.F. No. 962: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to complete construction
of the Como Park Education Resource Center.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Hottinger, Morse, Terwilliger, Dille and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 963: A bill for an act relating to human services; adding an income exclusion for the
Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.21, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Foley, Dille and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 964: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an exception to the 60-month
lifetime limit on MFIP benefits for families with incapacitated members; establishing a program to support
MFIP participants who are meeting federal work participation requirements; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.42, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Foley, Piper and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 965: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to the Minnesota family
investment program (MFIP); appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.52,
subdivision 2; and 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.53,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Piper and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 966: A bill for an act relating to welfare; changing MFIP sanctions; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 256J.46; and 256J.57, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Foley and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 967: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the Minnesota Utilization Review Act;
modifying definition of practice of medicine; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62M.09,
subdivisions 3, 6, and by adding a subdivision; 62M.10, subdivision 7; and 147.081, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ten Eyck, Kleis, Solon and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 968: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying laboratory school grants to include the
operation of schools; appropriating money; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 5,
section 23.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pogemiller and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 969: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a study of health care
plans for public school employees.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kiscaden, Berglin, Hottinger, Lourey and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 970: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating adult mental illness crisis housing;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.208.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelly, R.C. and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 971: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring the commissioner of economic
security to collect certain information about employment and training programs.

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

Senators Frederickson, Lessard, Laidig, Hottinger and Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 972: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying migratory waterfowl refuge
provisions; designating a migratory waterfowl refuge; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
97A.095, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 973: A bill for an act relating to courts; requesting the supreme court to study and make
recommendations regarding juror compensation.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 974: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that offenders sentenced to the Camp Ripley
work program are eligible for credit for prior incarceration; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
609.113, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Terwilliger; Moe, R.D.; Day; Higgins and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 975: A bill for an act relating to family; appropriating money for the family asset program.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Novak; Belanger; Johnson, D.J.; Runbeck and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 976: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; changing the class rate for manufactured
home parks; providing for a homestead and agricultural credit aid adjustment; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 273.13, subdivision 25; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Oliver; Moe, R.D. and Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 977: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; transferring money appropriated for the
United Nations trade point to the world trade center.

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

Senators Anderson, Vickerman, Frederickson and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 978: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a subsidy for the
maintenance of live plant and animal exhibits for the zoo and conservatory at the Como Park campus.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kelley, S.P. and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 979: A bill for an act relating to elections; directing the secretary of state to study voting by
Internet; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 980: A bill for an act relating to transitional housing; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Oliver and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 981: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating unclaimed property; authorizing a
dormancy charge for money orders; defining a term; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 345.31,
by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 345.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 982: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway noise
barriers; authorizing state bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Hottinger and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 983: A bill for an act relating to professions; modifying provisions relating to psychologists'
licensing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 148.89, subdivisions 2a, 4, 5, and by adding a
subdivision; 148.915; 148.925, subdivision 7; 148.941, subdivisions 2 and 6; and 148.96, subdivision 3;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Hottinger; Wiener and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 984: A bill for an act relating to professions; modifying enforcement provisions for the board
of psychology; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Knutson, Ranum, Junge and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 985: A bill for an act relating to human rights; prohibiting business discrimination on the basis
of national origin; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 363.03, subdivision 8a.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 986: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a grant to independent school district
No. 861, Winona, for a full day kindergarten program at the Jefferson elementary school; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Morse, Murphy, Beckman, Larson and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 987: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing a grant to the Winona
county historical society from the Minnesota historical society for a technology upgrade project with
statewide applications; appropriating money.

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