State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Seventh Day


Monday, January 25, 1999


10:30 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 Dille, Sams, Murphy, Belanger and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 254: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting agricultural loans from the mortgage
registry tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 287.04, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Ranum, Betzold, Krentz, Cohen and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 255: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that interference with an emergency call is a
crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.78.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 256: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring inclusion in statewide transportation plan
and state transportation improvement program of improvements to trunk highway 12.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Robling; Johnson, D.E.; Ourada and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 257: A bill for an act relating to statutory cities; permitting special elections in cases of certain
vacancies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 205.10, subdivision 2; and 412.02, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 258: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting admission to regional high
school league tournaments from the sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25,
subdivision 30.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 259: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing the distribution of property tax
penalties and interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 276.131.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 260: A bill for an act relating to sexually dangerous persons; making the state financially
responsible for costs associated with certain persons who have sexual psychopathic personalities or are
sexually dangerous; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 253B.185, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Runbeck, Robertson, Knutson, Olson and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 261: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing income tax rates and brackets; repealing
the property tax reform account; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.06, subdivisions 2c and
2d.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 262: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing the city of International Falls
to issue a temporary on-sale liquor license.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Pogemiller; Johnson, D.E.; Morse; Hanson and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 263: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association; creating
a local government correctional service retirement plan; modifying actuarial cost provision; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.85, subdivisions 11 and 12; 356.19, by adding a subdivision; 356.20,
subdivision 2; 356.30, subdivision 3; 356.302, subdivision 7; and 356.303, subdivision 4; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353E.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Limmer, Ourada, Lesewski and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 264: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.25, subdivision 11; and
297A.47.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kleis, Metzen, Fischbach, Wiger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 265: A bill for an act relating to veterans; changing the Veterans Preference Act; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 197.46.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Pogemiller; Samuelson; Hanson and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 266: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing special benefit coverage for state fire
marshals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Oliver, Belanger and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 267: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the conveyance of certain
tax-forfeited land that borders public water or natural wetlands in Hennepin county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 268: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the sales and use tax exemption for
biosolids processing equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivision 73.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Wiger; Kleis; Kelly, R.C.; Johnson, D.H. and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 269: A bill for an act relating to crimes; imposing felony penalty for three-time DWI
offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, subdivisions 3 and 3e; 169.129,
subdivisions 2 and 3; 360.0752, subdivisions 1 and 6; 609.02, subdivision 2; 609.035, subdivision 2;
609.105, subdivision 3; 609.135, subdivision 2; and 609.15, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 609.02, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Betzold, Berglin, Knutson, Ranum and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 270: A bill for an act relating to family law; adoption; providing for the stay of certain
paternity proceedings during proposed adoption of a child; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
259.49, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Betzold and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 271: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the legislative coordinating
commission to appoint a bicameral group to review administrative rules; specifying certain duties of the
group; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.841; and 3.842, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Samuelson; Johnson, J.B.; Berglin; Kiscaden and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 272: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing compensation enhancement to
nursing facilities; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Langseth; Moe, R.D.; Stumpf and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 273: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a rural teacher loan forgiveness
program; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pariseau; Fischbach; Johnson, D.J. and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 274: A bill for an act relating to firearms; providing that permits to carry a firearm must be
issued to responsible, competent adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 624.714, subdivision
1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 624.714, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, and 12.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Knutson; Janezich; Novak; Kelly, R.C. and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 275: A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a school stability initiative for homeless
children; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.204, by adding a
subdivision.

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

Senators Lessard, Ten Eyck, Stumpf and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 276: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Big Bear
Country Education Center; authorizing state bonds.

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

Senators Pogemiller, Stumpf, Higgins and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 277: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying provisions relating to the Minneapolis
firefighters relief association.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger; Kelly, R.C.; Ten Eyck; Marty and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 278: A bill for an act relating to courts; prohibiting certain contracting arrangements for
freelance court reporting services; regulating certain services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 486.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Price and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 279: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; canceling the appropriation for a United
Nations trade point.

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

Senators Ten Eyck; Morse; Lessard; Moe, R.D. and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 280: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Mississippi
headwaters board.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Piper, Higgins, Kiscaden, Terwilliger and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 281: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for youth housing
programs.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 282: A bill for an act relating to civil action; regulating the apportionment of joint and several
liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 604.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 283: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; clarifying standards and procedures;
modifying procedures governing persons committed as mentally ill and dangerous to the public; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 253B.065, subdivision 5; 253B.17, subdivision 1; 253B.18, subdivisions
1, 2, and 4c; 253B.23, subdivision 7; and 256G.08, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 284: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; providing that posttraumatic stress
syndrome for a peace officer is an occupational disease; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
176.011, subdivision 16.

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

Senators Belanger, Day, Berg, Murphy and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 285: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the 1997 and 1998 property tax rebates to
seasonal recreational property.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 286: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a religious exemption to mandated autopsies;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 145.132; 299F.04, subdivision 5; 383B.225, subdivisions 7
and 8; 390.11, subdivisions 2, 2a, and 3; and 390.32, subdivisions 2, 2a, and 3; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 390.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 287: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; clarifying definitions; authorizing
campaign finance and public disclosure board to issue advisory opinions on the Fair Campaign Practices
Act; facilitating reports of last-minute contributions; clarifying campaign finance requirements; changing
distribution of public subsidies to political candidates; requiring return of public subsidies under certain
conditions; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 7,
10b, and 23; 10A.02, subdivision 12; 10A.03, subdivision 3; 10A.04, subdivisions 5 and 7; 10A.065,
subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.08; 10A.09, subdivision 7; 10A.14, subdivision 4;
10A.15, subdivisions 3, 3a, 5, and by adding subdivisions; 10A.20, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6b, 12, and by
adding a subdivision; 10A.23; 10A.25, subdivision 10, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.255, subdivision
1; 10A.27, subdivision 12; 10A.275, subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivisions 1 and 2; 10A.31, subdivisions 7
and 10; 10A.315; 10A.322, subdivisions 1 and 4; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 10A.34; 200.02, subdivision 7,
and by adding a subdivision; 211A.02, subdivision 2; 211A.12; 211B.02; and 290.06, subdivision 23;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 10A.09, subdivision 3; and 10A.25, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

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

S.F. No. 288: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring elimination of the waiting list for
home and community-based waivered services for persons with mental retardation; authorizing the
reallocation of unspent resources; requiring certain counties to form partnerships to deliver waiver
services; requiring a federal waiver request to allow program flexibility; authorizing a reserve account of
one-half percent; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0916.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berg, Belanger, Betzold, Novak and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 289: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing the class rates on the second tier
of noncommercial seasonal residential recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
273.13, subdivision 25; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Piper and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 290: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Mower county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 291: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for an environmental
study at a cement plant site in the city of Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 292: A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money for teenage prostitution
prevention and intervention.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 293: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for intensive case
management services for prostituted individuals.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 294: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the sales and use tax rate and the sales tax
on motor vehicle rate for a period of one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.02,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty, Hottinger and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 295: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety; permitting injured employees a civil
remedy if an employer violated safety laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 176.031.

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

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

S.F. No. 296: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying special education provisions; providing
for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 121A.43; 125A.03; 125A.09, subdivisions 6
and 8; 125A.10; 125A.18; 125A.24; and 125A.75, subdivision 8, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 297: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying special education provisions; providing
for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 125A.03; 125A.07; 125A.08; 125A.09,
subdivision 1; 125A.21, subdivision 2; 125A.30; 125A.33; 125A.44; and 125A.52, subdivision 1;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 125A.53; and Laws 1998, chapter 398, article 2, section 53.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Samuelson; Sams; Fischbach; Johnson, D.J. and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 298: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing MinnesotaCare provider tax; expanding the
eligibility for single adults and households with no children for the MinnesotaCare program; repealing the
premium tax for health plan companies and nonprofit health service plan corporations; repealing the health
care access fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.15, subdivision 1; 62J.041, subdivision
1; 62Q.095, subdivision 6; 144.1494, subdivision 1; 144.1495, subdivision 2; 144.1496, subdivision 1;
214.16, subdivisions 2 and 3; 256L.02, subdivisions 3 and 4; 256L.04, subdivision 7; 256L.07, subdivision
1; 270B.01, subdivision 8; 270B.14, subdivision 1; 295.52, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 13.99, subdivision 86b; 16A.724; 16A.76; 62T.10; 144.1484, subdivision 2; 295.50; 295.51;
295.52; 295.53, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 4a; 295.54; 295.55; 295.56; 295.57; 295.58; 295.581; 295.582;
and 295.59.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Olson and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 299: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting the liability of the state and
municipalities for certain claims involving Year 2000 problems; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 466.03, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.