State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Sixty-Eighth Day


Tuesday, February 1, 2000


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.

Senator Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2286: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the composition of the school site
decision-making team; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.04, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2287: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for
a Pelican Rapids multicultural learning center.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2288: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the
Minnesota state retirement plan; authorizing a late application for disability benefits from certain former
employees.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2289: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying effective period of annual state
park permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.053, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lesewski; Johnson, D.E.; Larson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2290: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money
for a grant to the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission.

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

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2291: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing the city of Shorewood to provide
for election of council members from wards.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Pappas, Janezich and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2292: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for recruiting school
administrators and teachers.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2293: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; refunding
interest charges caused by administrative errors in certain cases.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Larson, Hottinger, Solon, Cohen and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2294: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing telephone access to
motor vehicle registration data for private college campus security services; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 168.345, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2295: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money for the removal of the Mazeppa dam.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Pappas, Hottinger, Betzold and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2296: A bill for an act relating to state government; extending the expiration date of the
council on disability; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.482, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Robertson, Scheid, Cohen, Pappas and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2297: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for new
permanent exhibits at the Minnesota Children's Museum; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2298: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money
to the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities for a library for the Metropolitan
State University, St. Paul region campus; authorizing issuance of bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2299: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for a grant
to the city of Bayport for a storm sewer reconstruction project; authorizing issuance of bonds;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2300: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds
for trail purposes; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2301: A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing the special assessment procedure for
certain enhanced 911 program expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 429.011, subdivision
2a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Neuville and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2302: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; adding definitions to the criminal
vehicular operation law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.21, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kleis; Kelly, R.C.; Knutson; Junge and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2303: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the criminal penalties for
predatory offenders who fail to comply with registration requirements; requiring posting of certain
information regarding level III sex offenders on the Internet; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
243.166, subdivision 5; and 244.052, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Krentz, Betzold, Foley, Hanson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2304: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing an additional purpose for
certain trail expenditures; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 7, subdivision 23, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2305: A bill for an act relating to taxes; eliminating June accelerated payments of sales, liquor,
and cigarette and tobacco taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297F.09, subdivisions 1 and
2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; and 289A.20, subdivision 4;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 6; and
297G.09, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 2306: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money to complete construction of an Achievement Plus facility in Independent School District No. 625,
St. Paul.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2307: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility rate adjustment;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Vickerman, Langseth, Stumpf and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2308: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a rural water
system for the Lewis and Clark joint powers board; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2309: A bill for an act relating to teachers retirement; making changes affecting members
employed by certain professional education organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
354.41, subdivisions 4 and 9.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2310: A bill for an act relating to retirement; raising post-retirement earnings limitations for
certain plan participants; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 136F.48; 352.1155,
subdivisions 1 and 4; and 354.445.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2311: A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending certain vendor contracts; allowing
certain participants in the higher education supplemental retirement plan to purchase teachers retirement
service credit for certain prior service or leave; increasing maximum contribution limits in certain
supplemental retirement plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 136F.45, subdivision 1a; and
354C.165; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 356.24, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2312: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing certain contributions to supplemental
plans for postretirement health care; providing for a postretirement health care task force; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 356.24, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2313: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for
a community center and a school building serving kindergarten through grade 12 in Fisher.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2314: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for
a school building serving kindergarten through grade 6 for independent school district No. 914,
Ulen-Hitterdal.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hottinger, Janezich, Novak, Murphy and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2315: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise;
modifying the job training credit; modifying the income limit for participants; increasing authorized credit
amounts; making the credit permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0673, subdivisions
1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0673, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hanson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2316: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the school district levy for crime
prevention; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.44.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hanson, Janezich and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2317: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to dispose of surplus
school computers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.52, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2318: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis teachers retirement fund
association; authorizing a current plan member to purchase service credit for prior nonprofit agency
teaching service.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2319: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; removing the appropriation for computer
controlled driving simulator grants; amending Laws 1999, chapter 216, article 1, sections 7, subdivision 6;
and 18.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2320: A bill for an act relating to towns; changing the name of the township of Lake Edwards.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2321: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing for a grant for Camp
Knutson; appropriating money.

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

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2322: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance
of bonds; appropriating money to the department of military affairs for the Minnesota military museum.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2323: A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying mandatory wage loss coverage under
automobile insurance for disabled persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 65B.491.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Belanger, Terwilliger and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2324: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; restricting certain trucks to right lane on
trunk highway No. 169; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.18, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kiscaden, Samuelson, Day, Ziegler and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2325: A bill for an act relating to ambulance services; requiring local units of government to
reimburse the cost of additional requirements for ambulance services; modifying the requirements for
ambulance drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144E.16, subdivision 5; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 144E.101, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2326: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating the monarch as the state
butterfly; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Metzen and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2327: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; reducing rate of additional registration tax
on passenger automobiles and hearses; providing for distribution of revenue from motor vehicle sales tax;
making clarifying changes and removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
168.013, subdivision 1a; and 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Metzen and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2328: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for the
I-494 Wakota Bridge; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Foley; Moe, R.D.; Krentz; Hanson and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2329: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the
board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to repair and remodel facilities at the
Anoka-Hennepin Technical College; requiring continued operation of the college; authorizing issuance of
state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2330: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for Owatonna infrastructure improvements.

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

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2331: A bill for an act relating to townships; providing for treatment of personnel data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 367.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Krentz; Kelley, S.P.; Laidig; Frederickson and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 2332: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring reduction of toxic air
contaminants and reporting on greenhouse gases; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 115D; and 116.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2333: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for a community center in Buffalo.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2334: A bill for an act relating to local government aids; increasing the city aid base and the
maximum aid in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 477A.011,
subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2335: A bill for an act relating to juvenile traffic offenders; providing for adult court
jurisdiction over juveniles who commit nonfelony level traffic offenses after becoming 16 years of age;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 260.193, subdivisions 1 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2336: A bill for an act relating to insurance; automobile; reducing the age threshold at which
retirees may decline wage loss reimbursement coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
65B.491.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2337: A bill for an act relating to retirement; clarifying ambiguities associated with the merger
of local police and fire consolidation accounts into the public employees police and fire plan; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 423A.02, subdivisions 1b, 4, and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2338: A bill for an act relating to crime; strengthening enforcement of the requirement to have
auto insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.791, subdivision 6; 169.793, subdivision
2; and 169.797, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2339: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing increased funding for reducing
class size and full-day kindergarten programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Murphy, Janezich, Kierlin, Pappas and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2340: A bill for an act relating to port development; authorizing the issuance of bonds;
appropriating money for port development.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2341: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for expanded equalization of safety and
health levy; expanding the use of health and safety revenue to include student safety; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 123B.57, subdivisions 4 and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2342: A bill for an act relating to taxation; setting maximum passenger automobile registration
tax at $65; clarifying and changing obsolete, archaic, or redundant statutory language; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.013, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2343: A bill for an act relating to state expenditures; requiring that a cost-benefit analysis be
performed for expenditures over $1,000,000; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
16C.065.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2344: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the board of
trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to design, construct, and renovate health science
instructional space at Northwest technical college; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2345: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; permitting
certain teachers with a break in service for the 1968-1969 school year to elect the improved money
purchase plan retirement annuity upon retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 354.55,
subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Krentz, Lessard, Novak, Frederickson and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2346: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing the use of motor vehicles in
wildlife management areas by disabled hunters; modifying certain permits for hunters with disabilities;
providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97A.137, by adding a
subdivision; and 97B.055, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2347: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing a grant for the national monument to
women in the United States military; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2348: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress of the United States to take
whatever action is necessary to obtain the release of Americans being held against their will in North
Korea, China, Russia, and Vietnam.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2349: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; creating a subtraction for elderly and
disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
290.0802.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2350: A bill for an act relating to elections; nominating petitions; allowing a candidate who
files for partisan office by nominating petition to include in the candidate's political party or principle a
part of the name of a major political party; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 204B.07,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

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

S.F. No. 2351: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for the Bulldog Sports Center at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hanson, Pogemiller, and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 2352: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school
district No. 15, St. Francis.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2353: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for construction
of a residential dormitory for the Agassiz Environmental Learning Center; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2354: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of bonds;
appropriating money for an outdoor recreation complex in the city of Ada.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2355: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for drug task force
education measures.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2356: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for development
of the campground area at Lac Qui Parle state park; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Moe, R.D. and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2357: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for
a new school facility for independent school district No. 25, Pine Point.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2358: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis teachers retirement fund
association; authorizing the purchase of service credit by certain special school district No. 1
(Minneapolis) teachers for periods of teaching service during which members' contributions were not
deducted; requiring employer payment of a portion of purchase payment amount.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Moe, R.D. and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2359: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the aid base for local government aid
paid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Betzold; Solon and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2360: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire plan; allowing
retirees from former consolidation accounts to make a special joint and survivor optional annuity election.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger, Lourey and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2361: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for the home-sharing grant
program; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 10, section 10, paragraph (a).

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley, Piper, Terwilliger and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2362: A bill for an act relating to families; providing emergency assistance and transitional
housing; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 205, article 4, section 12, subdivisions 3 and
12.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Sams, Hottinger, Fischbach, Solon and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2363: A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying that certain disclosure and consumer
protection requirements apply for dental services; requiring certain disclosures of dental benefits;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62J.70, subdivision 3; and 62Q.51, subdivision 1; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 62Q.68, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2364: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; exempting an on-sale intoxicating
liquor license in Bemidji from statutory restrictions on proximity to a state university; amending Laws
1999, chapter 202, section 15.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 2365: A bill for an act relating to physician assistants; modifying the supervisory requirement
for physician assistants responding to disaster situations; clarifying coverage under medical assistance for
physician services performed by a physician assistant; modifying the physician assistant advisory council;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 147A.27, subdivision 1; and 256B.0625, by adding a
subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 147A.23.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2366: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that any defendant convicted a third time of
certain felonies involving use or possession of a firearm shall be sentenced to an imprisonment penalty of
no less than 20 years and up to life imprisonment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.11,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2367: A bill for an act relating to education; removing expiration of commissioner's
referendum date authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.17, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2368: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing for a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 832, Mahtomedi.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2369: A bill for an act relating to education; adding gifted and talented revenue to general
education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2370: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the pupil units for a pupil in grade 6;
reserving revenue for successful programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
126C.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2371: A bill for an act relating to watercraft; requiring the use of personal flotation devices by
persons being towed by a watercraft; restricting the speed of watercraft in certain areas; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 86B.311, by adding a subdivision; and 86B.315, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2372: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; making permanent the school bank
pilot project; amending Laws 1997, chapter 157, section 71, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Vickerman, Sams, Dille and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2373: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing the maximum amount of
reimbursement from the agricultural chemical response and reimbursement account; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 18E.04, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2374: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighters relief associations;
increasing benefits for certain volunteer firefighters who were also public employees and who died during
the course of employment duties in the latter capacity.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Ranum, Higgins, Betzold, Knutson and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2375: A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for access to data of political
subdivisions for purposes of child support and paternity actions; authorizing the sharing of certain court
services data; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.84, subdivisions 5 and 6; and 609.115,
subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256.978, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Day and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2376: A bill for an act relating to human services; placing conditions on a pharmacy's
participation in the medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0625,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Higgins and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2377: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue an
on-sale wine and malt liquor license for the Illusion Theatre; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kinkel; Langseth; Moe, R.D. and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 2378: A bill for an act relating to education; approving maximum effort capital loans for
certain school districts; authorizing the sale of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2379: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; eliminating a disability pension
offset for certain public employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 176.021, subdivision 7.

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

Senators Moe, R.D.; Johnson, D.J.; Vickerman; Hottinger and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2380: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the relative homestead
definition for agricultural homesteads; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.124,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Hottinger and Fredrickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2381: A bill for an act relating to liens; modifying mechanics' lien requirements and
procedures; providing penalties; creating civil cause of action; authorizing attorney fees; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 514.011, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 514.02, subdivision 1, and by adding
a subdivision; 514.08, subdivision 2; 514.14; and 514.73.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2382: A bill for an act relating to education; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution by adding a new article XV, and by renumbering certain sections; clarifying the duty of the
legislature to establish a system of public schools.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Berglin, Samuelson, Solon, Fischbach and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2383: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding senior drug program eligibility to
include Medicare enrollees under age 65; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 256.955, subdivisions 1 and 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256.955, subdivisions
4, 8, and 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2384: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a certain debt service levy rate for
independent school district No. 728, Elk River.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2385: A bill for an act relating to public employment; exempting certain public hospital
employees from the compensation limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 43A.17, subdivision
9.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Betzold and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2386: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing for the distribution of certain fine proceeds
in Hennepin county; repealing an expiration date; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 488A.03,
subdivision 11; repealing Laws 1998, chapter 367, article 8, section 25.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2387: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Heritage Halls in
Owatonna.

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

Senators Kierlin, Junge, Larson, Scheeval and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2388: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the sponsors for a charter school;
including parents in the majority of board members of a charter school; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivisions 3 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Fredrickson; Hottinger; Vickerman; Johnson, D.E. and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2389: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the
Minnesota river basin conservation reserve enhancement program; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Scheevel and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2390: A bill for an act relating to education funding; reinstating funding for secondary
vocational education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
124D.453, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 3, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 1999,
chapter 241, article 3, section 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2391: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for an alternative facilities design grant to independent school district No. 495, Grand Meadow.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheevel, Knutson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2392: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring legislative and executive
approval of proposed administrative rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 14.18, subdivision
1; 14.27; and 14.388; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 14.05, subdivision 6; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2393: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating the pupil per grade condition for
capital loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.69, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 2394: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a rural teacher loan forgiveness
program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheevel and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2395: A bill for an act relating to transportation; transferring money to highway user tax
distribution fund; designating portion of appropriation for right-of-way acquisition; authorizing state bonds
and appropriating money for local bridge replacement and rehabilitation.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Junge, Lourey and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2396: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the criminal penalty for
predatory offenders who fail to comply with registration requirements and imposing a mandatory
minimum prison sentence on those offenders; requiring lifetime registration for certain predatory
offenders; restarting the registration period of predatory offenders who are subsequently incarcerated;
requiring that predatory offenders report the addresses of second homes; requiring that a predatory
offender's driving record include information regarding registration requirements; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 171.12, by adding a subdivision; and 243.166, subdivisions 5,
7, and by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 243.166, subdivisions 4 and
6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Higgins, Novak, Hottinger and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2397: A bill for an act relating to occupational health and safety; establishing standards for
employer activities to reduce occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens through sharps injuries;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 182.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2398: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying a reference to the medical
malpractice statute of limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 573.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Larson, Sams, Berg, Scheevel and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2399: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for materials recovery
facilities for Pope and Douglas counties and Dodge and Olmsted counties.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2400: A bill for an act relating to tax relief; providing a sales tax rebate payable in 2000;
expanding eligibility for the 1999 sales tax rebate; extending certain dates relating to the 1999 sales tax
rebate; providing for a payment to farmers at risk based on the acreage of agricultural use land;
appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Junge, Knutson, Foley and Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 2401: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring that repeat DWI offenders lose
their operating privileges for motorboats and off-road recreational vehicles for a period of time; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 86B.331, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
84.91, subdivision 1; and 169.121, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 2402: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to the city of
Austin for expansion and remodeling of the Riverside Arena; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 2403: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to better public
land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for a grant to the city of
Austin for restoration of a theater; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Berglin and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2404: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating federal TANF funds for the
health care and human services worker training and retention program.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Janezich, Langseth, Hanson and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2405: A bill for an act relating to education; reinstating funding for secondary vocational
education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.453,
subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 3, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 1999, chapter
241, article 3, section 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Anderson, Knutson, Novak and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2406: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing funding for the family homeless
prevention program; appropriating money.

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

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2407: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying the treatment of crime victims
reparations for purposes of medical assistance eligibility determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, sections 256B.056, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.0575.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2408: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; extending the time for receipt of reparations;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 611A.54.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2409: A bill for an act relating to housing; economic security; creating a demonstration project
to provide job training and develop affordable housing; appropriating money.

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

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2410: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the senior citizen
drug program on a contingent basis; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2411: A bill for an act relating to Northern Itasca Hospital District; modifying the membership
requirements for the district hospital board.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2412: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money to
Itasca county to construct a trail head building at the start of the Taconite trail in Itasca county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2413: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the
Minnesota Cold Weather Testing Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2414: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; permitting an additional school bank
for educational purposes; eliminating a sunset; amending Laws 1997, chapter 157, section 71, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2415: A bill for an act relating to local government; creating the Koochiching county
economic development commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 298.17.

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

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2416: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; appropriating funds for the laying of
fiber optic cable from Virginia to International Falls; appropriating money.

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

Senators Cohen and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2417: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the sale, rental, discharge, and
possession of paint ball guns; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2418: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the penalty for a violation of
the predatory registration law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 243.166, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2419: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring certain felons to provide
prosecuting authorities with notice of a name change request; allowing prosecuting attorneys to challenge
certain name change requests; requiring certain felons who seek a marriage license to provide proof of
service of compliance with the name change law; placing conditions on issuance of name changes as part
of marriage licenses and marriage dissolutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 517.08,
subdivisions 1a and 1b; and 518.27; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 259.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2420: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring offenders with prior predatory
offenses who commit designated offenses to register under the predatory offender registration law;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Junge, Solon, Spear and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2421: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating certain telephone sales calls;
providing remedies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
325G.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2422: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing funding for and creating a senior assisted
housing grant program; authorizing bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462A.

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

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2423: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for the Minnesota Fishing
Museum in Little Falls; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

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

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

S.F. No. 2424: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; modifying the definition of gross income;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.01, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stumpf, Krentz, Pariseau and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2425: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Red River state recreation
area; authorizing bonds and appropriating money for the construction of a visitors' center and campground
at the recreation area.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stumpf and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2426: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; renaming the visitors' center at Lake
Bronson state park; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stumpf, Kinkel, Lessard and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2427: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; rescinding certain orders of the
commissioner of natural resources.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Belanger, Ourada and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2428: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing metropolitan council to grant
naming rights for light rail transit stations and apply revenues to operating costs; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 473.405, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Spear, Flynn and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2429: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money to mitigate flooding at Lake of the Isles.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Samuelson; Moe, R.D.; Day; Berglin and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2430: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2431: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; city of Osseo; offsetting the consequences of
certain unplanned increases in the liabilities of the Osseo volunteer firefighters relief association;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Higgins, Scheid and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2432: A bill for an act relating to taxation; including nontaxable social security and disability
income in calculating the sales tax rebate; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Higgins, Scheid, Knutson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2433: A bill for an act relating to extending the 1999 sales tax rebate to dependents; amending
Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Sams, Janezich, Langseth and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2434: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing funding for WeFest;
appropriating money.

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

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2435: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money for maintenance and repairs on the campuses of Minnesota veterans homes.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Scheid, Larson, Oliver, Solon and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2436: A bill for an act relating to insurance; auto; regulating rental vehicle coverages;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 65B.49, subdivision 5a.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2437: A bill for an act relating to gambling; specifying conditions under which a manufacturer
may refuse to sell gambling supplies to a distributor; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 349.163,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Metzen, Wiger and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 2438: A bill for an act relating to sports; requiring the amateur sports commission to develop,
adopt, and implement a plan for new facilities statewide; authorizing grants and state and local bonds;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 373.40, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 240A; and 373.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2439: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful
gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Moe, R.D. and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2440: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance
of state bonds; appropriating money to Polk county as fiscal agent for a joint powers entity for a regional
jail facility in Crookston.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2441: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the department of health to adopt measures
that minimize the exposure of children to toxic chemicals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 144.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2442: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; increasing the residential homestead
value subject to the lower class rate; reducing the class rate on the second tier of residential homestead
value; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 273.13, subdivision 22; and 273.1398,
subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2443: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating storm water sewer
funding for the city of Parkers Prairie; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Larson and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2444: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state
land in Stearns county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kierlin, Scheevel and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2445: A bill for an act relating to education; approving a maximum effort capital loan for
independent school district No. 299, Caledonia; authorizing the sale of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Langseth; Flynn; Day and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2446: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state
transportation bonds to match federal funds and replace or rehabilitate local bridges; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2447: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility of the prescription
drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Runbeck, Scheevel and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to education; determining the number of Minnesota school
children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder currently
taking amphetamine prescription drugs; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.H. and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to utilities; extending existence of legislative electric energy
task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.051, subdivision 9.

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

Senators Johnson, D.H. and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to regulated industries; extending expiration date of legislative
electric energy task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.051, subdivision 9.

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

Senators Runbeck, Olson and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for the destruction of the state test of
the basic requirement for written composition; requiring that students be retested for the basic requirement
for written composition; requiring legislative approval of the test prompt for the basic requirement of
written composition.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Anderson, Piper, Wiener, Knutson and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing complementary and alternative health care
practitioners to practice in certain circumstances; creating informed consent and notice requirements;
establishing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 147.09; proposing
coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Anderson, Krentz and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2453: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring an environmental impact
statement for the purchase of additional power derived from a hydropower generation facility; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116D.04, subdivision 2a.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Foley; Lourey; Johnson, D.H. and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to criminal records management; providing standards for the
grant of a name change to a convicted felon or person charged with a felony; requiring a notice on the
marriage license application; clarifying provisions on the expungement of certain criminal records;
providing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 259.10, by adding a subdivision; 259.11;
517.08, subdivision 1a; and 609A.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 259.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Foley, Lourey and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2455: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the superintendent of the bureau of
criminal apprehension to conduct periodic background checks on managers of rental real property;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 299C.68, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 299C.69.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Wright county to convey
certain county ditches to the cities of St. Michael and Albertville.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Marty and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to elections; imposing campaign contribution and spending
limits on political party caucuses that choose to participate in the political contribution refund program;
limiting multicandidate expenditures by political parties; increasing the maximum political contribution
refund from $50 to $100; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.25, subdivisions 1,
10, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.27, subdivision 11, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.275,
subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivisions 1 and 2; 10A.322; and 290.06, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Marty, Hottinger, Foley, Price and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to elections; limiting independent expenditures by political
parties on behalf of their own candidates as a condition of receiving a public subsidy; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.01, subdivision 18; 10A.25, subdivision 1, and by adding a
subdivision; 10A.28, subdivision 1; 10A.31, subdivisions 3 and 5; 10A.322; and 290.06, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a severance levy for independent
school district No. 2711, Mesabi East.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for a music performance laboratory at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain aircraft sales;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Oliver, Kiscaden and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a MinnesotaCare subsidized health insurance
account; repealing the premium tax and the MinnesotaCare provider tax; 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; and 270B.01, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 270B.14,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 16A.724; 16A.76; 62T.10; 144.1484, subdivision 2; 295.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a,
3, 6, 6a, 7, 9b, 9c, 10a, 10b, 12b, 13, 14, and 15; 295.51; 295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 4a, and 6;
295.53, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 295.54; 295.55, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, and 7; 295.56; 295.57,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 295.58; 295.581; 295.582; and 295.59; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 13.99, subdivision 86b; 295.50, subdivision 4; 295.52, subdivisions 5 and 7; 295.53, subdivision
1; 295.55, subdivisions 2 and 3; and 295.57, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending pension coverage to part-time
metropolitan transit police officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 353.64, subdivision 7a.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.