State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Thirteenth Day


Thursday, February 4, 1999


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.

Senators Wiger; Kelly, R.C.; Marty; Runbeck and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 446: A bill for an act relating to historic sites; providing a grant to the city of Maplewood to
relocate certain historic farm buildings; appropriating money.

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

Senators Janezich, Pappas, Higgins and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 447: A bill for an act relating to education; adjusting pupil weightings; providing
employer-paid insurance benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.05, subdivision 1;
and 126C.12, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Knutson; Johnson, D.J.; Runbeck; Johnson, D.H. and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 448: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying the tax brackets and the
alternative minimum tax exemption amount to reduce marriage penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; and 290.091, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, D.J.; Pappas; Scheid and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 449: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy changes to certain taxes and tax
administrative provisions; conforming certain state tax provisions to changes in the Internal Revenue
Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.19, subdivision 6; 270.07, subdivision 1; 270.65;
270.78; 270B.03, subdivisions 1 and 5; 270B.14, by adding a subdivision; 289A.02, subdivision 7;
289A.31, subdivision 2; 289A.40, subdivision 1a; 289A.50, subdivision 7; 289A.55, subdivision 9;
289A.56, subdivision 4; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19b, and 31; 290.17, subdivisions 3, 4, and 6; 290A.03,
subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1; 295.50, subdivision 4; 295.53, subdivision 1; 297F.08, by adding a
subdivision; and 297H.05.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Scheevel, Morse, Dille, Robertson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 450: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for an inactive status of licensed beds in
nursing homes; establishing a two-year moratorium on certain nursing facility monetary penalties;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.122; 144A.01, by adding a subdivision; 256.9657,
subdivision 1; 256B.0911, subdivision 6; and 256B.431, subdivisions 2r, 3a, and 22; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Vickerman, Sams, Dille, Scheevel and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 451: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; regulating security interests in agricultural crops;
modifying the treatment of certain collateral; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 336.9-203;
336.9-401; and 336.9-402.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 452: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding the scope of murder in the
second degree to include certain repeat violators of the criminal vehicular homicide crime; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.19, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Janezich; Johnson, D.J. and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 453: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a declining pupil unit aid by adjusting the
definition of a pupil unit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.05,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Janezich; Johnson, D.J.; Pogemiller and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 454: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a secondary student technical
program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Janezich; Johnson, D.J.; Pogemiller and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 455: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a grant to the range association of
municipalities and schools; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Higgins and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 456: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a subtraction from taxable income for
certain amounts paid for health insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.01, subdivision
19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson, Olson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 457: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for advanced placement and
international baccalaureate programs.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Vickerman, Beckman and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 458: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for a farm and small business loan
guarantee program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Fischbach, Larson, Sams and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 459: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Stearns county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 460: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing disability license plates to be issued
for vehicles modified for use by disabled persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.021,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 461: A bill for an act relating to local government; removing the limit on the amount a local
government may contribute for historical work; permitting local governments to make contributions to
public or private, nonprofit senior citizen centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.93;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiger; Kelley, S.P.; Kelly, R.C.; Olson and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 462: A bill for an act relating to education; defining state expectations for schools; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120B.35.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 463: A bill for an act relating to watercraft; exempting certain collector watercraft from the
watercraft licensing requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 86B.301, subdivision 2; and
86B.401, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Spear; Knutson and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 464: A bill for an act relating to controlled substances; delaying the effective date for
classifying Carisoprodol as a schedule IV controlled substance; amending Laws 1997, chapter 239, article
4, section 15, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Pappas and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 465: A bill for an act relating to counties; permitting county recorders to require minimum
deposits in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 386.78.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 466: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for redesigned license plates to be
issued in 2001 for passenger automobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.12, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 467: A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring the immunization of students
attending the Minnesota state colleges and universities against hepatitis B; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Murphy and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 468: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing for watershed protection in the
Cannon river valley; appropriating money for a trail and joint powers planning.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 469: A bill for an act relating to liquor; lowering the drinking age to 18 years of age;
instructing the revisor to make conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
340A.503.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 470: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting a maximum lifetime benefit limit on
certain policies of the Minnesota comprehensive health insurance plan; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 62E.12.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 471: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the Mississippi river
parkway commission.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 472: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a year-round
school/extended week or day grant for independent school district No. 200, Hastings.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 473: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for roof repair
and betterment on buildings 1, 2, and 4 of the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings, and for assistance
for the installation of an elevator in building 1; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 474: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting vitamin, mineral, and
whole food supplements from the sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 475: A bill for an act relating to welfare; exempting minor parents from MFIP orientation;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.14; and 256J.45, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pogemiller and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 476: A bill for an act relating to education; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a new article XV, and by renumbering certain sections.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Morse; Vickerman; Johnson, J.B.; Dille and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 477: A bill for an act relating to transportation; abolishing population threshold for municipal
state-aid fund eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 160.02, subdivision 5, and by
adding a subdivision; 161.083; 162.02, subdivision 1; 162.08, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 162.09, subdivision
1; 162.12, subdivisions 1 and 3; 162.13; 162.14, subdivision 1; 162.17, subdivision 1; and 162.18,
subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 162.02, subdivision 12; 162.08, subdivisions 1,
5, and 6; 162.09, subdivision 4; and 162.17, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Johnson, D.H. and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 478: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; reducing the rate of tax on the
first income bracket; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, D.H. and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 479: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing term limits for state legislators and
constitutional officers; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 6; and
article V, sections 2 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, J.B.; Morse; Flynn and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 480: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing port authorities to retain lease or
management contract revenues from commercial navigation projects financed by the state; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 457A.04, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Morse, Piper and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 481: A bill for an act relating to human services; transferring certain duties to the region 10
quality assurance commission from the commissioner of human services; requiring a waiver request to be
submitted to the federal government; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
256B.0951, subdivisions 1 and 3; and 256B.0955.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson, Ten Eyck, Dille, Berglin and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 482: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 483: A bill for an act relating to human services; transferring funds from the federal TANF
block grant to the child care block grant, Title XX, and MFIP employment and training grants; making
other changes in the area of welfare reform; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 256J.11, subdivision 2; and 256J.37, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville, Limmer, Foley, Knutson and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 484: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; imposing criminal penalties on a motor
vehicle owner who knowingly permits a person to operate the vehicle while under driver's license
revocation; authorizing forfeiture of vehicles used to commit this crime; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 609.531, subdivision 1; and 609.5312, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Neuville, Day, Knutson and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 485: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing a life imprisonment sentence for persons
convicted of three or more violent felonies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 244.05,
subdivisions 4 and 5; and 609.1095, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Junge; Knutson; Johnson, D.H.; Belanger and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 486: A bill for an act relating to firefighters; authorizing certain background investigations;
requiring disclosures of certain employment information; providing civil and criminal penalties; providing
employers immunity for certain disclosures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 604A.31, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 487: A bill for an act relating to family law; reviving the summary dissolution process;
repealing Laws 1991, chapter 271, section 9, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 488: A bill for an act relating to mental health; modifying membership, duties, and reporting
requirements for the state advisory council on mental health; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
245.697.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 489: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; allowing bulk delivery of nonoxygenated
gasoline for certain purchasers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 239.791, subdivision 1, and by
adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Betzold, Scheid and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 490: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to
construct segment of marked trunk highway No. 252 to provide three lanes in each direction.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 491: A resolution memorializing the United States Senate to take prompt action in the case of
the impeachment of President Clinton.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 492: A bill for an act relating to taxation; advancing the dates for sending notices of proposed
property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 275.065, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Anderson, Betzold, Pappas and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 493: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a low-income housing tax credit;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson, Wiener, Kleis, Junge and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 494: A bill for an act relating to crime; including convictions for malicious punishment of a
child within the enhanced penalty provisions of the domestic assault law; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 609.2242, subdivisions 2 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Knutson, Wiener, Junge and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 495: A bill for an act relating to crime; expanding the scope of the crime of adulteration to
include adulterations capable of causing death or bodily harm; increasing penalties for certain acts of
adulteration; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.687, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Knutson, Wiener, Kleis, Junge and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 496: A bill for an act relating to crime; allowing courts to extend the time period for search
warrants for financial records; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.15.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Knutson, Wiener, Junge and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 497: A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying the crime of wrongfully obtaining public
assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.98, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 498: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the city of
Zimmerman for wastewater treatment facility repair.

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

Senators Hottinger, Ten Eyck, Betzold, Knutson and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 499: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing protection for disclosure of job
reference information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Junge; Moe, R.D. and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 500: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain campaign finance provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 10A.065, subdivision 1; 10A.25, subdivision 2; and 10A.27,
subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Flynn, Kleis, Marty and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 501: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for an elected
metropolitan council; regulating economic interest statements of candidates and members; regulating
contributions to candidates; requiring a study; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 10A.01, subdivision 5; 10A.09, subdivision 6a; 10A.25, subdivision 2; 10A.27, subdivision 1;
10A.315; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06,
subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2;
204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1;
211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 353D.01, subdivision 2; 375.09; and 473.123,
subdivisions 1, 4, 7, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 10A; 204D; and 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a,
and 3c; Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1, section 8.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Krentz and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 502: A bill for an act relating to education; providing Centennial school district with authority
to lease two new kindergarten facilities.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Ten Eyck, Morse, Stumpf, Lessard and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 503: A bill for an act relating to recreation; appropriating money for alternative trails.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Metzen, Wiger, Stevens, Murphy and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 504: A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending the application period for the Gulf War
veterans bonus; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 197.79, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiener and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 505: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for general obligation debt to prepay
special assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.61.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lourey, Janezich, Hottinger and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 506: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying that minor parents must live with
an adult in order to receive MFIP assistance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 256J.14.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Sams, Dille, Samuelson and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 507: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying standards for ambulance services;
modifying provisions for first responders; providing for certification of emergency medical technicians;
providing for certification of medical response units; providing for emergency medical technician
instructor certification; requiring approval of training programs; setting fees; providing for reports of
misconduct; providing criminal and civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.99,
subdivision 38a, and by adding a subdivision; 144E.001, by adding subdivisions; 144E.10, subdivision 1;
144E.11, by adding a subdivision; 144E.16, subdivision 4; 144E.18; 144E.27, by adding subdivisions; and
145A.02, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144E; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144E.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 6; 144E.17; 144E.25; and 144E.30,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 6; Minnesota Rules, parts 4690.0100, subparts 4, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26,
27, and 29; 4690.0300; 4690.0400; 4690.0500; 4690.0600; 4690.0700; 4690.0800, subparts 1 and 2;
4690.0900; 4690.1000; 4690.1100; 4690.1200; 4690.1300; 4690.1600; 4690.1700; 4690.2100; 4690.2200,
subparts 1, 3, 4, and 5; 4690.2300; 4690.2400, subparts 1, 2, and 3; 4690.2500; 4690.2900; 4690.3000;
4690.3700; 4690.3900; 4690.4000; 4690.4100; 4690.4200; 4690.4300; 4690.4400; 4690.4500; 4690.4600;
4690.4700; 4690.4800; 4690.4900; 4690.5000; 4690.5100; 4690.5200; 4690.5300; 4690.5400; 4690.5500;
4690.5700; 4690.5800; 4690.5900; 4690.6000; 4690.6100; 4690.6200; 4690.6300; 4690.6400; 4690.6500;
4690.6600; 4690.6700; 4690.6800; 4690.7000; 4690.7100; 4690.7200; 4690.7300; 4690.7400; 4690.7500;
4690.7600; 4690.7700; 4690.7800; 4690.8300, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; and 4735.5000.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Morse; Stumpf; Vickerman; Johnson, D.E. and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 508: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing the maximum supplemental benefit
payable to volunteer firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 424A.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 509: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding eligibility and eliminating the funding cap
for the senior drug program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955,
subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4; Laws 1997, chapter 225, article 4, section 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Lourey, Berglin, Fischbach and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 510: A bill for an act relating to health occupation; expanding the number of dental hygienists
on the board of dentistry; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 150A.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Berglin, Samuelson and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 511: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the eligibility for single adults and
households with no children for the MinnesotaCare program; creating an exemption in the health coverage
requirement of the MinnesotaCare program; appropriating money for the senior citizen drug program;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256L.04, subdivision 7; and 256L.07, subdivisions 1 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, J.B.; Langseth and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 512: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing major transportation projects
commission; requiring commissioner of transportation to enumerate major projects; requiring major
transportation projects commission to report to legislature; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Vickerman, Langseth, Hanson, Day and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 513: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain purchases by counties for road
and bridge maintenance from the sales tax and the sales tax on motor vehicles; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 297A.25, subdivision 11; and 297B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Novak; Murphy; Janezich; Johnson, D.H. and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 514: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the labor interpretive
center.

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

Senators Junge, Olson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 515: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for charter school districts; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheid and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 516: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for updated voter records; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 201.13, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Vickerman, Fischbach, Lourey, Langseth and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 517: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for reimbursement to officers
and employees for costs and legal fees to defend criminal charges in certain cases; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 465.76.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 518: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing building on a state university campus.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheid, Marty and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 519: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring certain special primaries and elections to
be conducted by mail; changing certain election schedules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
204D.19, subdivisions 1 and 2; 204D.20, subdivision 1; 204D.21, subdivisions 2 and 3; 204D.22,
subdivision 3; and 204D.23, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 204D.19,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Betzold, Ten Eyck, Knutson, Limmer and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 520: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; establishing a two-year statute of limitations
applicable to actions for intrusion upon seclusion, appropriation, and publication of private facts;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 541.07.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pappas, Hottinger and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 521: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring no-fault automobile insurance medical
benefits to include sign interpreting and language translation; making technical changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 65B.44, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 522: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a purchase of service credit from the
public employees retirement association.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 523: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain surplus state
land in Houston county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 524: A bill for an act relating to professions; establishing the board of licensed professional
mental health counseling; requiring professional mental health counselors to be licensed; requiring
rulemaking; providing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
116J.70, subdivision 2a; 148A.01, subdivision 5; 148B.60, subdivision 3; 214.01, subdivision 2; 214.04,
subdivision 3; and 609.341, subdivision 17; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
148B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Belanger and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 525: A bill for an act relating to individual income taxation; allowing the deduction for
wagering losses in computing alternative minimum tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
290.091, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Johnson, D.E. and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 526: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring documents relating to contracts for the
construction, improvement, and repair of trunk highways to express measurements in the English system
of measurement only; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Samuelson; Moe, R.D.; Lourey; Knutson and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 527: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a state board of physical therapy;
requiring rulemaking; providing licensing requirements for physical therapists; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 144A.46, subdivision 2; 148.66; 148.67; 148.70; 148.705; 148.71; 148.72,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 148.73; 148.74; 148.75; 148.76; 148.78; and 214.01, subdivision 2; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 528: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; adopting a single factor sales
apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.191, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 290.191, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 529: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for a runoff election if no candidate for
certain offices at a state general or special election receives a majority of the votes cast; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 10A.25, subdivision 2; 204B.35, subdivision 4; and
204C.33, subdivisions 1 and 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Foley, Krentz, Betzold and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 530: A bill for an act relating to education; providing an inflationary increase in the general
education basic formula allowance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
126C.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Junge, Olson and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 531: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a professional teaching permit;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Junge and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 532: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; eliminating provision relating to fraud under the
economic loss statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 604.10.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Anderson and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 533: A bill for an act relating to criminal procedure; requesting a report on prosecutorial
rebuttals; repealing the law providing for order of final argument; amending Laws 1997, chapter 239,
article 3, sections 22 and 23; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 631.07.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Pogemiller; Stevens and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 534: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to enact laws that will expedite
the exchange of intermingled state and federal lands located within the exterior boundaries of the Superior
National Forest to consolidate land ownership for the purpose of enabling each government to properly
discharge its respective management duties.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lourey and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 535: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the MFIP exit level to 140 percent
of the 1998 federal poverty guidelines; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Price, Murphy, Olson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 536: A bill for an act relating to taxes; reducing the general sales and use tax rate and the rate
of the sales tax on motor vehicles; exempting sales to state and local governments from the sales tax;
eliminating June accelerated payments for sales, liquor, and tobacco taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 297A.02, subdivision 1; 297A.25,
subdivision 11; 297A.47; and 297F.09, subdivisions 1 and 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 6; and 297G.09, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 537: A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; prohibiting advertising in connection with the
lottery; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 349A.02, subdivisions 2 and 3; and 349A.10,
subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 349A.02, subdivision 5; and 349A.09.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Marty, Foley and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 538: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring tobacco manufacturers to report hazardous
substances in their products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 461; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 461.17.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Stevens; Lessard; Lesewski and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 539: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing a hunting season for mourning
doves; requiring mourning dove stamps; requiring a report on the impact of the mourning dove season;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97A.075, by adding a subdivision; and 97A.475, subdivision
5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 97B.731, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Berglin and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 540: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the use of enterprise zone
incentive grants for certain purposes by Minneapolis and St. Paul; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 469.305, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 541: A bill for an act relating to the housing finance agency; appropriating money to the
family homeless prevention and assistance program.

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

Senators Berglin, Samuelson, Kiscaden, Foley and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 542: A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; increasing the income standard for
medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.056, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Hottinger and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 543: A bill for an act relating to welfare; striking language that counts $100 of a housing
subsidy as unearned income for purposes of MFIP eligibility; allowing MFIP participants to develop an
exit plan; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop child support arrearage forgiveness
policies; transferring money from the TANF block grant to decrease case loads and increase funding for
the basic sliding fee child care program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.37, subdivision
9; 256J.50, subdivision 1; 256J.515; 256J.52, by adding a subdivision; and 256J.62, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Scheid, Pappas, Ranum and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 544: A bill for an act relating to children; raising certain reimbursement rates for child care
providers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Anderson; Novak; Beckman and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 545: A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing standards for employment support
programs and services for persons with mental illness; requiring the commissioner of economic security to
request funding for employment support services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 268A.13; and 268A.14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.

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

Senators Scheevel, Runbeck, Larson, Olson and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 546: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the prevailing wage provision for
educational facility construction and remodeling; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.71,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Ourada, Novak, Oliver and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 547: A bill for an act relating to utilities; authorizing performance-based electricity purchasing
plans and regulation plans; authorizing rulemaking; removing sunset provisions that repeal
performance-based utility service plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 216B.16, subdivision
7a and 16; 216B.167; and 216B.1675; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 25, section 3.

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

Senators Spear, Berglin, Anderson and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 548: A bill for an act relating to statutes; expanding the definition of family; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 645.44, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 549: A bill for an act relating to education funding; restoring training and experience revenue;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.11.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Spear; Neuville; Anderson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 550: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the commissioner of
corrections to expand the productive day initiative programs of the Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted community
corrections agency, the Arrowhead regional community corrections agency, and the Ramsey county
community corrections agency.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Junge, Wiener, Knutson and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 551: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; authorizing service of short form notification
in lieu of personal service for orders for protection; expanding the definition of first degree murder in
situations involving domestic abuse; providing enhanced penalties based upon a previous conviction for
malicious punishment of a child and other laws; adding assault in the fifth degree and domestic assault to
definition of "crimes of violence"; increasing the cash bail for individuals charged with malicious
punishment of a child; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 518B.01,
subdivisions 5, 8, and by adding subdivisions; 609.185; 609.224, subdivisions 2 and 4; 609.2242,
subdivisions 2 and 4; 609.342, subdivision 3; 609.343, subdivision 3; 609.344, subdivision 3; 609.345,
subdivision 3; 609.377; 609.749, subdivision 3; 624.712, subdivision 5; and 629.471, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Betzold, Ranum, Knutson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 552: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; requiring the revisor of statutes to
reorganize and recodify the data practices law; requiring responsible authorities to annually provide the
revisor of statutes with lists of statutes pertaining to data practices codified outside chapter 13; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 13.05, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.