State of Minnesota

Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Twenty-Fifth Day


Wednesday, March 10, 1999


12:00 Noon


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 and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 1546: A bill for an act relating to public employment; providing group long-term care
coverage for members and annuitants of public employees pension funds and other eligible persons;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1547: A bill for an act relating to firearms; permitting sheriffs outside of municipalities to
consent to the furnishing of firearms to minors under 14 years of age; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 609.66, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1548: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the
North Ten Mile sanitary district; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1549: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the general education basic formula
allowance; restoring training and experience revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 126C.10, subdivision 2; and 126C.11.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1550: A bill for an act relating to human services data; clarifying use and expanding access to
licensing data in maltreatment investigations; classifying some welfare data as nonpublic data; classifying
some of the ombudsman of mental health and mental retardation's death review committee data as
nonpublic data; expanding the access to revenue tax credit data; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 13.46, subdivisions 4 and 6; 214.10, subdivision 8; 245.97, subdivision 5; and 270B.14,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1551: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for Ida
township; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1552: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for Lake
Mary township; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1553: A bill for an act relating to human services; making health care changes; clarifying
prescription drug coverage for the senior drug program; allowing reconsideration of commissioner's
decision that services are not medically necessary under medical assistance program; changing medical
assistance payments for hospital providers; establishing performance measurement for health care;
changing a provision for medical assistance eligibility; establishing medical assistance income standard for
supplemental security income recipients; adopting income deductions for medical assistance for
institutionalized persons; changing rehabilitation services review; establishing telemedicine consultation;
improving pharmacy medicine management; refinancing medical assistance school reimbursement;
providing community-based services for severely emotionally disturbed children; increasing professional
provider payment; improving dental access; clarifying MinnesotaCare premium payment provisions;
clarifying earned income disregard in the waiver request to health care financing administration; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.955, subdivisions 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9; 256.9685, subdivision 1a;
256.969, subdivision 1; 256B.04, by adding a subdivision; 256B.055, subdivision 3a; 256B.056,
subdivision 4; 256B.057, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0575; 256B.0625, subdivisions 8, 8a, 13, 26, 32,
35, and by adding subdivisions; 256B.0635, subdivision 3; 256B.75; 256B.76; 256L.03, subdivision 5;
256L.04, subdivisions 2, 8, and 13; 256L.05, subdivision 4; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07; and
256L.15, subdivisions 1, 1b, and 2; Laws 1995, chapter 178, article 2, section 46, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1554: A bill for an act relating to port authorities; allowing an alternative name for the seaway
port authority of Duluth; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.049, subdivision 1.

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

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 1555: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the preliminary
design and engineering of a trail segment between Appleton and Milan Beach on Lake Lac Qui Parle.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lesewski, Vickerman, Novak and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1556: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying provisions relating to wind power;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116C.692; 216B.1645; and 216B.243, subdivision 8.

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

Senators Marty and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 1557: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a grant program for Asian-Pacific
American mental health professionals at the graduate school level; appropriating money; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Solon, Stevens, Lourey and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 1558: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Minnesota
commission serving deaf and hard of hearing people for fiscal year 2000.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 1559: A bill for an act relating to retirement; expanding the number of investments available
for certain public supplemental pension or deferred compensation plans; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 356.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 1560: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a technology integration grant to
independent school district No. 392, Le Center; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Stevens and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 1561: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city
of Zimmerman; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 1562: A bill for an act relating to planning; repealing a firearm report requirement; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 4A.06.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1563: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for separate selection
of turkey licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97A.435, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1564: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for landowner losses.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Betzold and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1565: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax; decreasing the general sales tax rate;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Betzold and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1566: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association;
eliminating the requirement that local elected officials terminate the elected official employment to qualify
for a retirement annuity based on other public employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
353.29, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Betzold; Scheid; Johnson, D.J. and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1567: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales taxes; exempting nonprescription drugs and
residential fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivisions 3 and 23.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 1568: A bill for an act relating to county attorneys; providing for the use of unmarked vehicles
consistent with the duties of county attorneys; providing for license plates for the vehicles; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 388.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 1569: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing the
purchase of certain unrequested leave periods.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Terwilliger, Oliver and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1570: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Eden Prairie to issue additional
on-sale licenses.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kiscaden; Higgins; Kelly, R.C.; Berglin and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1571: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for Asian-American
juvenile crime intervention and prevention.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Frederickson; Janezich; Johnson, D.J.; Lessard and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1572: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for the exchange or
sale of leased lakeshore lots; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 16, section 31, subdivisions 2, 3,
and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1573: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for expansion and
administration of the Minnesota grown program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 17.109,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Frederickson; Dille; Novak; Johnson, J.B. and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 1574: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; authorizing ethanol producer payments for a
new ethanol plant operated using heat from a municipal cogeneration facility; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 41A.09, subdivision 3a.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 1575: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the
Castle Danger area in Silver Creek township; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1576: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for
Schroeder township; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1577: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city
of Tofte; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1578: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the
western Lake Superior sanitary district biosolids management project; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1579: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for north
shore area planning and design in the western Lake Superior sanitary district; authorizing the sale of state
bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1580: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the
Pike Lake project in the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, J.B.; Frederickson and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 1581: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for mercury reduction;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pappas and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1582: A bill for an act relating to spoken language interpreters; establishing voluntary
registration programs for general and specialized interpreters and health care interpreters; requesting a
pilot training program for spoken language interpreters to be developed; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16F.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 1583: A bill for an act relating to environment; wastewater treatment grant to the city of
Williams; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1584: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to deaf and hard-of-hearing
services division; modifying interpreter services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 237.51,
subdivision 5a; 256C.233, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 256C.25.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1585: A bill for an act relating to human services; making technical changes to
cross-references in statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.46, subdivisions 1 and 2;
16D.02, subdivision 3; 16D.13, subdivision 3; 84.98, subdivision 3; 119A.54; 119B.01, subdivisions 2, 10,
12, 13, 15, and 16; 119B.02, subdivision 1; 119B.03, subdivisions 3 and 4; 119B.05, subdivision 1;
119B.07; 119B.075; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivisions 1, 3, and 7; 119B.14; 119B.15;
136A.125, subdivision 2; 145.415, subdivision 3; 196.27; 237.70, subdivision 4a; 245.4871, subdivision
25; 254B.02, subdivision 1; 256.01, subdivisions 2 and 4; 256.017, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 256.019;
256.025, subdivision 2; 256.046, subdivision 1; 256.0471, subdivision 1; 256.741, subdivisions 1 and 2;
256.82, subdivision 2; 256.935, subdivision 1; 256.98, subdivisions 1 and 8; 256.981; 256.983, subdivision
4; 256.9861, subdivision 5; 256B.031, subdivisions 4 and 5; 256B.69, subdivision 5a; 256C.21; 256C.23,
subdivision 1; 256D.01, subdivisions 1a and 1e; 256D.05, subdivisions 1, 3, and 5; 256D.051, subdivision
3a; 256D.055; 256D.23, subdivision 1; 256D.435, subdivision 3; 256D.44, subdivision 5; 256E.03,
subdivision 2; 256E.06, subdivisions 1 and 3; 256E.07, subdivision 1; 256E.08, subdivision 3; 256F.05,
subdivisions 3 and 8; 256F.10, subdivision 6; 256F.13, subdivision 3; 256G.01, subdivision 4; 256G.03,
subdivision 2; 256J.01, subdivision 1; 256J.11, subdivisions 1 and 2; 256J.12, subdivision 1; 256J.21,
subdivision 3; 256J.26, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4; 256J.42, subdivisions 1 and 5; 256J.43, subdivision 1;
256J.50, subdivision 3a; 256J.62, subdivisions 3, 6, and 7; 256J.76, subdivision 1; 256K.01, subdivisions
2, 3, and 8; 256K.015; 256K.02; 256K.03, subdivisions 1 and 12; 256K.04, subdivision 2; 256K.05,
subdivision 2; 256K.06; 256K.07; 256K.08, subdivision 1; 256L.11, subdivision 4; 257.33, subdivision 2;
257.3573, subdivision 2; 257.60; 257.85, subdivisions 3, 5, 7, and 11; 259.67, subdivision 4; 260.38;
261.063; 268.0111, subdivisions 5 and 7; 268.0122, subdivision 3; 268.552, subdivision 5; 268.672,
subdivision 6; 268.86, subdivision 2; 268.871, subdivision 1; 268.90, subdivision 2; 268.95, subdivision 4;
275.065, subdivision 5a; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivision 7; 393.07, subdivision 6; 462A.205,
subdivision 2; 462A.222, subdivision 1a; 473.129, subdivision 8; 477A.0122, subdivision 2; 501B.89,
subdivision 2; 518.171, subdivision 1; 518.551, subdivision 5; 518.57, subdivision 3; 518.614, subdivision
3; 518.64, subdivision 2; 548.13; 550.136, subdivision 6; 550.143, subdivision 3; 550.37, subdivision 14;
551.05, subdivision 1a; 551.06, subdivision 6; 570.025, subdivision 6; 570.026, subdivision 2; 571.72,
subdivision 8; 571.912; 571.925; 571.931, subdivision 6; 571.932, subdivision 2; and 583.22, subdivision
7b; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119B.01, subdivision 12a; 119B.05, subdivision 6;
126C.05, subdivision 4; 126C.06; 256.031, subdivision 1a; 256.736; 256.74, subdivision 1c; 256.9850;
256J.62, subdivision 5; 268.871, subdivision 5; and 290A.22; Minnesota Rules, parts 9500.2000;
9500.2020; 9500.2060; 9500.2100; 9500.2140; 9500.2180; 9500.2220; 9500.2260; 9500.2300; 9500.2340;
9500.2380; 9500.2420; 9500.2440; 9500.2480; 9500.2500; 9500.2520; 9500.2560; 9500.2580; 9500.2600;
9500.2620; 9500.2640; 9500.2680; 9500.2700; 9500.2720; 9500.2722; 9500.2724; 9500.2726; 9500.2728;
9500.2730; 9500.2740; 9500.2760; 9500.2780; 9500.2800; 9500.2820; 9500.2860; and 9500.2880.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1586: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the Minnesota center for crime
victim services; providing for its duties; transferring powers and duties of the commissioners of
corrections and public safety relating to victim services to the Minnesota center for crime victim services;
authorizing the director of the Minnesota center for crime victim services to provide and administer
grants-in-aid for sexual violence, battered women, and general crime victim programs in consultation with
the battered women's advisory council, sexual assault advisory council, and the general crime advisory
council; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.3241; 609.605, subdivision 2; 609.7495,
subdivision 1; 611A.01; 611A.0311, subdivision 3; 611A.07, subdivision 1; 611A.25; 611A.32; 611A.34;
611A.35; 611A.36; 611A.361; 611A.55; 611A.57, subdivision 3; 611A.675, subdivision 1; 611A.71; and
611A.76; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 611A.21; 611A.22; 611A.221; 611A.31; 611A.33; 611A.345; 611A.41; 611A.43;
and 611A.78.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Larson, Langseth, Vickerman, Pariseau and Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 1587: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Minnesota
Association of Resource Conservation and Development.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Olson, Lourey, Day, Larson and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 1588: A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting annexation by ordinance;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 414.033, subdivisions 2, 2b, 3, and 12; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 414.033, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Olson, Neuville, Hanson and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1589: A bill for an act relating to education; giving charter schools greater flexibility;
clarifying application of the state's high school graduation rule; allowing teachers to perform
administrative functions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.10, subdivisions 10 and 11.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Olson, Frederickson, Stumpf, Sams and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1590: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; excluding runoff ponds from certain feedlot
regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116.07, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 1591: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; allowing tax refund for undyed kerosene and
racing gasoline; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 296A.16, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Lessard and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 1592: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for a provisional firearms safety
certificate for certain persons with mental disabilities; allowing certain persons with mental disabilities to
hunt with firearms when assisted; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97B.015, by adding a
subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams, Vickerman and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1593: A bill for an act relating to bonds; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds
to renovate an historic structure without requirement of ownership by the issuer.

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

Senators Sams, Larson and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1594: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to Ottertail county for
operation of a solid waste recovery center.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 1595: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Perham
Business Technology Center.

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

Senators Sams, Lourey, Day, Piper and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 1596: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for family farm advocates
and agriculture information centers; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Kleis, Day, Ourada, Berg and Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 1597: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 12; limiting the scope of the second year of each biennial session.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Runbeck; Kelly, R.C. and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1598: A bill for an act relating to property; increasing parental and guardian liability for
damage done by minors; providing for the liability of parents or guardians for court-ordered restitution in
the case of minors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 540.18, subdivision 1; 609.556, by adding
a subdivision; 611A.04, by adding a subdivision; and 611A.045, subdivision 1, and by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 1599: A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying affirmative action provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 43A.191, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Flynn; Pappas; Johnson, D.H.; Wiener and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 1600: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; eliminating requirement that certain
applications submitted to department of public safety be in writing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 168.013, subdivision 3; and 168.82, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 1601: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring all kidnappers to register as
predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 243.166, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Limmer, Fischbach, Kleis and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1602: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting use of the requirement to register
as a sex offender as negotiable item in plea negotiations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
243.166, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Sams, Berglin, Terwilliger and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1603: A bill for an act relating to handicapped persons; appropriating money for deaf-blind
services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 1604: A bill for an act relating to crime; creating a sanctions conference procedure to allow
probation officers to impose, with district court confirmation, probation sanctions for technical violations
of probation; requesting the chief judge of each judicial district to develop procedures for sanctions
conferences and a sanctions conference form; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 243.05,
subdivision 1; and 609.135, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
243; 244; and 401; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 244.19, subdivision 3a; and 401.02,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 1605: A bill for an act relating to labor relations; providing arbitration procedures for
firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 179A.16, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Scheid, Terwilliger, Wiener, Metzen and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1606: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating rental vehicle coverages; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60K.03, subdivision 7; 65B.49, subdivisions 3 and 5a; and 72A.125,
subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Scheid, Wiener, Terwilliger, Metzen and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1607: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating rental vehicle coverages; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.125, subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Sams, Vickerman and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 1608: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for allocation of money for
general services of a soil and water conservation district; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 103C.401, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 1609: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing exemption for governmental
units to jointly or cooperatively contract in amounts estimated not to exceed $25,000; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 471.59, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 1610: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; adding definitions and updating procedures
in the Uniform Municipal Contracting Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.345,
subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 1611: A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing a pilot grant program for sober high
schools; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 1612: A bill for an act relating to amateur sports; providing for the Minnesota Access
Facilities Development Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.44,
subdivision 1; 373.40, subdivision 1; 471.16, subdivision 1; and 475.58, by adding a subdivision;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 240A; and 373.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiener, Stevens and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 1613: A bill for an act relating to insurance; simplifying regulation of health insurers and
health maintenance organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62A.0411; 62A.65,
subdivision 5; 62D.02, subdivision 8; 62D.11, subdivision 1; 62E.04, subdivision 4; 62J.09, subdivision 8;
62J.301, subdivision 4; 62J.321, subdivision 1; 62J.75; 62M.09, subdivision 3; 62N.25, subdivision 7;
62Q.075, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.095, subdivision 1; and 62Q.51, subdivision 4; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62D; and 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
16B.93; 16B.94; 16B.95; 16B.96; 62D.04, subdivision 5; 62D.08, subdivision 5; 62J.17; 62Q.07; 62Q.075;
62Q.105; 62Q.11; 62Q.30; 62Q.64; and 256B.0644; Minnesota Rules, parts 4685.1105; 4685.1110;
4685.1115; 4685.1120; 4685.1125; 4685.1130; 4685.1200; and 4685.1900.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Robling and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 1614: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for Cedar
Lake township in Scott county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 1615: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a task force to develop a new
day training and habilitation payment rate structure with technical assistance from the commissioner of
human services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 1616: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Albert Lea police and fire consolidation
accounts; increasing certain survivor benefit amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
353B.11, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1617: A bill for an act relating to water quality standards; implementing various changes to
Minnesota Rules, chapter 7050; amending Minnesota Rules, parts 7050.0210, subpart 7; 7050.0211,
subpart 1; and 7050.0222, subparts 1, 5, and by adding a subpart.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Solon, Day, Larson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1618: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying judicial remedies pertaining to brewers
and wholesalers; providing for a right to jury trials; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325B.08.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Vickerman, Pariseau, Day, Metzen and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 1619: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; expanding the use of pull-tab dispensing
machines; making technical changes; modifying progressive bingo prizes; specifying maximum tipboard
prizes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 349.151, subdivision 4b; 349.165, subdivisions 1 and
3; and 349.211, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Piper, Foley, Lesewski, Higgins and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 1620: A bill for an act relating to children; transferring funds from the federal TANF block
grant to the child care block grant.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Piper, Foley, Lesewski, Robling and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1621: A bill for an act relating to education; family and early childhood education; providing
for children and family support programs, community and systems change, prevention and intervention,
and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 16B.405, subdivision 2; 119B.01, subdivisions 2, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, and 17;
119B.02, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 119B.03, subdivisions 3, 4, and 9; 119B.04,
subdivision 1; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.061; 119B.07; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivisions
1, 3, 5, and 7; 119B.10, subdivision 1; 119B.12, subdivision 2; 119B.13; 119B.14; 119B.15; 121.8355, by
adding a subdivision; 124D.19, subdivision 11; 124D.22; 124D.53, subdivision 3; 124D.54, subdivision 1;
and 466.01, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119A.46; 119B.01, subdivision
12a; 119B.03, subdivision 7; 119B.05, subdivision 6; 119B.075; 119B.17; 124D.14; and 124D.22.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1622: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exemption from the nursing
facility spend-up limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a new
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1623: A bill for an act relating to tornado relief; appropriating money for replacement of
community center in St. Peter.

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

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 1624: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for declining pupil unit aid for
independent school district No. 508, St. Peter.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 1625: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing the sale and licensure of
intellectual property and software developed by or for the department of natural resources; modifying
provisions of recreational training programs; modifying restrictions on youth operation of snowmobiles;
permitting certain grants to local fire departments; modifying forfeiture provisions; modifying provisions
related to snowmobile and firearms safety designations on drivers' licenses; defining terms; modifying
nongame wildlife checkoff provisions; modifying forestry development projects provisions; providing
civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.055, by adding a subdivision;
84.0855, subdivision 2; 84.86, subdivision 1; 84.862, subdivisions 1 and 2; 84.872, subdivision 1; 84.91,
subdivision 1; 88.067; 97B.020; 169.121, subdivision 3; 169.1217, subdivisions 7a and 9; 169.123,
subdivision 1; 171.07, subdivisions 12 and 13; 290.431; 290.432; 574.263; and 574.264, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1626: A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a facilities grant to
independent school district No. 286, Brooklyn Center; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 1627: A bill for an act relating to education funding; creating funding for basic skills
intervention programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
126C.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 1628: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; designating a state trail on the north shore
of Lake Superior; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.015, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Krentz; Frederickson; Laidig; Johnson, J.B. and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 1629: A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for sustainable lakes.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dille, Sams, Hanson and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1630: A bill for an act relating to biomass electricity production; including poultry litter as a
renewable energy resource; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 216B.2422, subdivision 1;
216B.243, subdivision 3a; and 216C.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4.

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

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Spear; Hottinger; Foley and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 1631: A bill for an act relating to uniform acts; unclaimed property; enacting the uniform
unclaimed property act of 1995; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
16A.45, subdivisions 1 and 4; 16A.6701, subdivision 1; 58.06, subdivision 2; 58.13, subdivision 1;
80C.03; 198.231; 276.19, subdivision 4; 308A.711, subdivisions 1 and 2; 356.65, subdivision 2; and
624.68; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 345; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 345.31; 345.32; 345.33; 345.34; 345.35; 345.36; 345.37; 345.38; 345.381; 345.39; 345.40;
345.41; 345.42; 345.43; 345.44; 345.45; 345.46; 345.47; 345.48; 345.485; 345.49; 345.50; 345.51;
345.515; 345.52; 345.525; 345.53; 345.54; 345.55; 345.56; 345.57; 345.58; 345.59; and 345.60.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 1632: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the city of
Windom; appropriating money.

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

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

S.F. No. 1633: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use taxes; exempting purchases of
materials and supplies used in expanding an agricultural processing facility; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson, Neuville and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1634: A bill for an act relating to crime; expanding the definition of "subsequent controlled
substance conviction" to include convictions subsequent to a stay of adjudication for a controlled
substance crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 152.01, subdivision 16a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Knutson, Neuville and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 1635: A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying that the "defense of dwelling" defense does
not include a duty to retreat before using deadly force; limiting the duty to retreat in self-defense
situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.065; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Stumpf, Hottinger and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 1636: A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; providing for regulatory relief for
local units of government; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Price and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 1637: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the purchase of additional
critical habitat license plates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.943,
subdivisions 3 and 5; and 168.1296, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Hottinger, Anderson, Robling, Piper and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 1638: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing counties to establish home visiting
programs to promote child safety and healthy development; establishing requirements for program
operation and evaluation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 145A.15.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 1639: A bill for an act relating to offender rehabilitation; exempting the licensing of certain
taxicab drivers from the requirements of chapter 364; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 364.09.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 1640: A bill for an act relating to snowmobiles; prescribing a speed limit for snowmobiles in
urban districts; authorizing cities to establish speed limits greater or less than the prescribed speed limit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 84.87, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Johnson, J.B. introduced--

S.F. No. 1641: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit in the
public employees retirement association for certain military service.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Kiscaden, Berglin, Fischbach and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 1642: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing continuous medical assistance
eligibility for 12 months for certain children; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.057,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 1643: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a formal hearing to resolve issues
related to teacher preparation programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 122A.09, subdivision
4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kleis, Fischbach and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1644: A bill for an act relating to the Central Minnesota Events Center; raising a spending
limit from local bonds and taxes; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 44, subdivision 6.

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

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 1645: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; exempting vehicles carrying milk from
seasonal weight restrictions under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
169.87, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Terwilliger, Spear, Neuville, Foley and Ten Eyck introduced--

S.F. No. 1646: A bill for an act relating to family law; providing visitation rights to certain relatives;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 257.022, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Novak; Ourada; Runbeck and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 1647: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; restricting regulation of the Internet,
interactive computer services, digital broadband services, and high-speed data and Internet access services;
making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 237.01, by adding subdivisions;
237.02; 237.626; 238.02, subdivision 8, and by adding subdivisions; and 238.08, by adding a subdivision.

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

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

S.F. No. 1648: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing grants to Hennepin and
Ramsey counties to construct law enforcement training facilities; requiring the counties to submit detailed
plans relating to the facilities; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 1649: A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing free or reduced-cost health care to
veterans at medical facilities and pharmacies throughout the state; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger, Berglin, Robertson, Wiener and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 1650: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; exempting persons employed by a
nonprofit organization performing duties that are incidental to research from the unlawful practice of
medicine; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 147.09.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Foley, Samuelson and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 1651: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying well notification fees; modifying
definitions; modifying terms of the advisory council on water supply systems and wastewater treatment
facilities; modifying provisions for grants to rural hospitals and community health centers; modifying
student loan repayment provisions for health professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
103I.208, subdivision 1; 115.71, subdivisions 9a and 10; 115.741, subdivisions 1 and 2; 144.147,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 5; 144.1484, subdivision 1; 144.1486, subdivisions 3, 4, and 8; 144.1488,
subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 144.1489, subdivisions 2 and 4; 144.1490, subdivision 2; 144.1494, subdivisions
2, 3, 5, and by adding a subdivision; 144.1495, subdivisions 3, 4, and by adding a subdivision; 144.1496,
subdivisions 2 and 5; and 144.382, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1652: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city
of Hanover; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1653: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing cities and towns in
metropolitan area to prescribe speed limits on streets and highways under their jurisdiction; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 1654: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring prompt payment by health plan companies
of proper claims submitted by patients and health care providers; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Piper and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 1655: A bill for an act relating to child care; directing the commissioner of children, families,
and learning to use state money as a match to obtain federal Welfare-to-Work grant money to provide
child care assistance.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Stumpf, Morse and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 1656: A bill for an act relating to retirement; local police and paid fire consolidation accounts
and state correctional employees retirement plan; revising the local consolidation account member
contribution rate; eliminating certification procedure for coverage expansion; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 353A.09, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 352.91,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 1657: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring commercial vehicles to display red
strobe lamp at rear of projecting load; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.52.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Anderson, Piper, Wiger and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 1658: A resolution relating to government operations; memorializing the State Historical
Society, the State Archaeologists, the Council of Indian Affairs, and the Minnesota State Historical
Preservation Office to protect and preserve the traditional cultural properties of the Mendota
Mdewakanton Dakota Community.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.