State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Ninth Day


Thursday, January 28, 1999


9:00 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 Vickerman and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 300: A bill for an act relating to utilities; clarifying requirement for electric energy installed
capacity generated by wind energy conversion systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
216B.2423, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

Senators Lourey, Berglin, Samuelson, Foley and Morse introduced--

S.F. No. 301: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the suggested health care directive form,
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 145C.16.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 302: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of prior service credit in the
teachers retirement association.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Foley, Ten Eyck, Neuville, Junge and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 303: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying admissibility of evidence regarding
seat belts and child passenger restraint systems in certain actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 169.685, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Price, Pogemiller, Samuelson, Anderson and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 304: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the Minnesota
pollution control agency for equipment purchase and distribution, planning, and response training relating
to emergency spill response on the Mississippi river.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Wiener and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 305: A bill for an act relating to health care; providing for assessments of proposed health
coverage mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62J.152, subdivisions 1 and 7; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 306: A bill for an act relating to the city of Fergus Falls; authorizing the expenditure of certain
tax increments.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 307: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting sales of cigarettes packed in units
smaller than ten packages in accessible displays; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 461.18,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Terwilliger, Samuelson, Robertson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 308: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare tax; clarifying the definition of patient
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 295.50, subdivisions 4 and 9b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stumpf, Samuelson, Vickerman, Stevens and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 309: 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.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 310: A bill for an act relating to human services; redefining geographic groups for medical
assistance reimbursement purposes; authorizing the commissioner of human services to negotiate rate
increases with certain nursing facilities under certain circumstances; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, subdivision 2b, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 311: A bill for an act relating to elections; reducing the size of the legislature; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 2.021; and 2.031, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Dille and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 312: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing home rule charter and statutory
cities to establish a sidewalk utility; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 415.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Higgins; Kelly, R.C.; Belanger; Piper and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 313: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; allowing use of expired United States
passport as secondary identification for applicant for driver's license, permit, or identification card;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 171.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Janezich, Solon and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 314: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing limited personal use of fireworks;
requiring an affidavit of safety guidelines; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Olson, Robertson, Stevens, Scheevel and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 315: 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 Dille, Sams, Lourey, Lesewski and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 316: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the farm safety and
health program of the University of Minnesota extension service.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 317: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire plan local
consolidation accounts; providing future postretirement adjustment options for certain retirees affected by
relief association consolidations.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 318: A bill for an act relating to crimes; lowering per se level for alcohol impairment offenses
from 0.10 to 0.08 when operating motor vehicle that is not an off-road recreational vehicle or motorboat;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, subdivision 1; 169.123, subdivisions 2, 4, 5a, and 6;
and 609.21, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Pogemiller, Higgins, Ranum and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 319: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis employees retirement fund;
authorizing billing for certain negative account balances; clarifying death-while-active survivor refund
amounts; clarifying death-while-active survivor refund eligibility; correcting fund reference for escalation
of disability and long-service survivor annuity escalation; providing annuity escalation on short-service
death-while-active survivor benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 422A.06, subdivisions 3
and 6; 422A.101, subdivision 4; 422A.18, subdivision 2; 422A.22, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 422A.23;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 422A.16, subdivision 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger, Betzold, Robertson, Wiener and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 320: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting intact dilatation and extraction abortions;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 321: A bill for an act relating to the city of Brooklyn Park; establishing a housing
improvement area.

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

Senators Scheid and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 322: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Hennepin county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Murphy; Johnson, D.J.; Vickerman and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 323: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing state-paid 1999 agricultural
property taxes; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Ten Eyck, Metzen, Solon, Larson and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 324: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; permitting location of a branch bank in
the town of Crooked Lake under certain conditions.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 325: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying subtraction for health
insurance; adjusting long-term care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 290.01,
subdivision 19b; and 290.0672, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson; Johnson, D.J.; Stevens; Hanson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 326: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring reporting on notification that is required
before an abortion is performed on a minor or certain other women; providing civil penalties; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 327: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the exchange and private sale of
certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Cass county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 328: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for waste management
purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Anderson, Janezich, Novak, Limmer and Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 329: 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 Stevens and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 330: 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 Stevens, Samuelson, Lessard and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 331: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying dates for removing fish or dark
houses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97C.355, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Marty; Murphy; Knutson and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 332: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting books and over the
counter sales of magazines and periodicals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25,
subdivision 10, and by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, 297A.25, subdivision 21.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Limmer; Krentz; Johnson, D.H. and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 333: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing criminal penalties for persons who
intentionally use the identity of another person to obtain money, goods, or services, to commit unlawful
activity, or to cause loss to another person; authorizing the civil forfeiture of property that is used to
commit or is generated by such fraudulent activity; 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 Berglin, Lourey, Sams and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 334: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing nursing facilities exemption from
Medicare certification under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.48,
subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 335: 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 Beckman, Lesewski, Wiener, Novak and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 336: A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for youth
intervention program grants.

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

Senators Lourey; Johnson, J.B.; Kelley, S.P.; Beckman and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 337: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring the department of trade and
economic development to review planning for and feasibility of a technology corridor; authorizing the
board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to accept federal money for construction
of a technology center at Pine technical college.

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

Senators Murphy, Pariseau and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 338: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing private sales of certain county
land in Goodhue county.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Betzold, Krentz, Kiscaden, Wiener and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 339: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting punitive damages in cases involving
products or devices approved by the Food and Drug Administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 549.20, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 340: A bill for an act relating to the housing finance agency; appropriating money for home
ownership counseling services for persons with disabilities.

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

Senators Stevens, Sams, Lourey, Fischbach and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 341: A bill for an act relating to health; adding coverage for laser eye surgery to certain health
plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Runbeck, Pariseau, Murphy, Pappas and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 342: A bill for an act relating to taxation; refundable tax credit; making the property tax rebate
permanent for senior citizens; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290A.03,
subdivision 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 343: A bill for an act relating to real property; making changes in provisions about certificates
of title and the Common Interest Ownership Act; making miscellaneous changes to alter real property
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 40A.10, subdivisions 1 and 3; 40A.11,
subdivision 4; 47.20, subdivision 2; 51A.02, subdivision 29; 60C.09, subdivision 1; 83.20, subdivisions 11
and 14; 83.26, subdivision 2; 103F.612, subdivisions 2 and 4; 103F.613, subdivision 3; 103I.235,
subdivision 1; 238.22, subdivision 3; 273.124, subdivision 2; 297H.01, subdivision 8; 327C.095,
subdivision 5; 357.18, subdivision 1; 359.02; 389.09; 428A.11, subdivisions 4 and 6; 462C.02,
subdivisions 4 and 5; 462C.05, subdivision 1; 473H.02, subdivision 6; 473H.05, subdivision 1; 473H.06,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 473H.08, subdivision 4; 500.20, subdivision 2a; 505.08, subdivision 3; 507.421;
508.14; 508.24, subdivision 2; 508.25; 508.35; 508.36; 508.38; 508.40; 508.421, subdivision 2; 508.47,
subdivision 4; 508.49; 508.51, subdivision 1; 508.52; 508.55; 508.56; 508.57; 508.58; 508.59; 508.61,
subdivisions 2 and 3; 508.67; 508.68; 508.71, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, and by adding a subdivision; 508.76;
508.82, subdivision 1; 508A.10; 508A.11, subdivision 3; 508A.22, subdivisions 2 and 3; 508A.25;
508A.35; 508A.38; 508A.40; 508A.421, subdivision 2; 508A.47, subdivision 4; 508A.49; 508A.51,
subdivision 1; 508A.52; 508A.55; 508A.56; 508A.57; 508A.58; 508A.59; 508A.61, subdivisions 2 and 3;
508A.71, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, and by adding a subdivision; 508A.72; 508A.76; 508A.82, subdivision 1;
508A.85, subdivisions 3 and 4; 515B.1-102; 515B.1-103; 515B.1-116; 515B.2-101; 515B.2-104;
515B.2-105; 515B.2-108; 515B.2-109; 515B.2-110; 515B.2-118; 515B.2-119; 515B.2-121; 515B.2-122;
515B.3-103; 515B.3-105; 515B.3-106; 515B.3-110; 515B.3-113; 515B.3-115; 515B.3-116; 515B.3-121;
515B.4-101; 515B.4-102; 515B.4-106; 515B.4-107; 515B.4-108; 515B.4-111; 515B.4-115; 524.2-201;
559.21, subdivision 2a; and 582.32, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 386; and 515B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 473H.02, subdivision 11; 473H.05,
subdivision 3; 508.405; 508.421, subdivision 1; 508.44; 508.45; 508.51, subdivision 2; 508.835;
508A.421, subdivision 1; 508A.44; 508A.45; 508A.51, subdivision 2; and 508A.835.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pappas, Pogemiller, Junge and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 344: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing grants for the collaborative urban
educator program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Foley, Betzold and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 345: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing a felony penalty for certain repeat violators
of the driving while impaired laws; requiring that felony violators be incarcerated in local correctional
facilities; providing mandatory minimum penalties for these felony violations; repealing statutory
references to enhanced gross misdemeanor crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121,
subdivisions 3 and 3e; 169.129, subdivision 2; 244.20; 388.051, subdivision 1; 609.02, subdivision 2;
609.105, subdivision 3; and 609.135, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.02,
subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 346: A bill for an act relating to child custody; expanding provisions for relative ex parte
temporary custody; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 518.158, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 347: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; allowing parents to provide home-school
instruction to children in classroom component of driver education; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 171.05, subdivision 2; 171.055, subdivision 1; and 171.39.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Lourey, Terwilliger, Morse, Foley and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 348: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to fund organ, eye, and tissue
donation initiatives.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley, Solon, Stevens, Day and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 349: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to allow their enrollees to
obtain health care outside of a designated network of providers and to reimburse licensed health care
providers who provide services to enrollees without regard to whether the provider belongs to a particular
health plan network; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62Q.51.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 350: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing certain land conveyances in
connection with the transfer of state land in Steele county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pappas and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 351: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for transportation grants; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Moe, R.D.; Ten Eyck; Hanson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 352: A bill for an act relating to public administration; providing a sales tax rebate; providing
a permanent procedure for tax rebates; providing for deposit of tobacco settlement proceeds; abolishing
certain accounts; converting capital project financing from general fund cash to general obligation
bonding; authorizing spending for public purposes; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public
land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing
state bonds; appropriating money; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 27, subdivision 1; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
16A.152, subdivision 2; and 16A.1521.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey, Lesewski, Samuelson, Solon and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 353: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for application of the sales tax to sales of
prefabricated homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.02, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Cohen; Metzen; Kelly, R.C.; Moe, R.D. and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 354: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the board of trustees of the
Minnesota state colleges and universities to change the name of the New Main building on the
Metropolitan state university campus to G. Theodore Mitau; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 355: 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.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 356: A bill for an act relating to independent school district Nos. 138, North Branch, 139,
Rush City, and 2144, Chisago Lakes; authorizing the districts to impose school impact fees.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lourey, Pappas and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 357: A bill for an act relating to taxation; refundable tax credit; making the property tax rebate
permanent; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Junge; Kelly, R.C.; Betzold and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 358: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for the northwest
community law enforcement project.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Junge; Johnson, D.H.; Knutson and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 359: A bill for an act relating to underage drinking; increasing penalties for a person, other
than a retailer, to furnish alcoholic beverages to a person under the age of 21 if the underage person causes
or suffers death or great bodily harm as a result of intoxication; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 340A.701, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Wiener, Solon, Samuelson, Larson and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 360: A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting reductions in certain insurance-related
assessments; continuing state funding for the Minnesota comprehensive health association; repealing the
sunset on current provisions specifying the relationship between medical assistance and the Minnesota
comprehensive health association; appropriating money; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 225, article 6,
section 8.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Langseth, Vickerman, Stumpf and Beckman introduced--

S.F. No. 361: 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 Langseth; Flynn; Johnson, J.B. and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 362: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; decreasing rate of depreciation for passenger
automobile registration tax; allocating revenues from motor vehicle sales tax; proposing an amendment to
the Minnesota Constitution, Article XIV, by adding a section to require certain percentages of motor
vehicle sales tax revenue be deposited in highway user tax distribution fund and transit assistance fund;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.013, subdivision 1a; and 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 363: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employee invention agreements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senators Oliver and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 364: A bill for an act relating to taxation; decreasing registration tax rate for passenger
automobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.013, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Novak; Morse; Kelly, R.C. and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 365: A bill for an act relating to economic development; imposing a specific standard of proof
for certain petrofund reimbursement reductions; providing reimbursement for certain bulk petroleum
plants upgrading or closing aboveground storage tanks; regulating the cleanup of contaminated land;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115C.08, subdivision 4; 115C.09, subdivision 3, and by
adding a subdivision; 116J.562, subdivision 2; and 116J.567.

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

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

S.F. No. 366: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Duluth
Technology Village.

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

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

S.F. No. 367: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Lake
Superior Mississippi Railroad scenic railway.

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

Senators Runbeck, Knutson, Wiener and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 368: A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying support withholding of income from
certain independent contractors in the motor carrier industry; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
518.6111, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.