State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Seventy-First Day


Thursday, February 10, 2000


8:30 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


The following bills were read the first time and referred to the committees indicated.

Senators Murphy, Pariseau, Wiener, Belanger and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2788: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating a snowmobile trails grant-in-aid
pilot program in Dakota county; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 84.83, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Belanger, Metzen, Wiener, Murphy and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 2789: A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing certain compensation to coroner,
deputy coroner, coroner's investigator, or medical examiner; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
382.18.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Knutson, Metzen, Wiener, Belanger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2790: A bill for an act relating to Dakota county; creating a pilot project to develop an
integrated criminal justice information system; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Berglin, Higgins, Pogemiller, Terwilliger and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2791: 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 city of Minneapolis for three empowerment zone sub-projects; authorizing state bonds.

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

Senators Day and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2792: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting purchases required to
comply with bleacher safety requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2793: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 787, Browerville.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2794: A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying provisions under the expedited child
support process; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 518.5513, subdivisions 1 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Metzen; Moe, R.D.; Pogemiller and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2795: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating investments; eliminating the
annual disclosure of expense reimbursements; modifying investment options for the medical education
endowment fund and the tobacco use prevention and local public health endowment fund; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 11A.24, subdivisions 5 and 6; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 62J.694, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 144.395, subdivisions 1 and 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 11A.241.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2796: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing a health care reimbursement plan for
certain state retirement plan participants; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter
352G.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Limmer and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2797: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds for a WIF
project; appropriating money to the city of Dayton.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2798: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit in the
Minnesota state retirement system.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Lourey, Ranum and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2799: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring a risk evaluation for certain water
quality and safe drinking water standards; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
115.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2800: A bill for an act relating to local government; adding counties to the definition of
municipality for certain transportation purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 161.171,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiger and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2801: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; providing for retention by the county of the
entire county conservation fee collected under Minnesota Statutes, section 40A.152.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Wiger and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2802: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for soccer fields in Ramsey county.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2803: A bill for an act relating to accountants; modifying licensing requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 326.19, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Novak, Ourada, Metzen, Runbeck and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2804: A bill for an act relating to state government; abolishing department of public service
and transferring responsibilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.68, subdivision 1; 13.692;
116C.03, subdivision 2; 116C.04, subdivision 1; 169.073; 181.30; 216A.01; 216A.02, by adding a
subdivision; 216A.036; 216A.05, subdivision 1; 216A.07, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6; 216A.085;
216A.095; 216B.026, subdivision 2; 216B.12, subdivision 1; 216B.16, subdivision 2; 216B.241,
subdivision 1c; 216C.01, subdivisions 2 and 3; 216C.09; 237.075, subdivision 2; 237.11; 237.55; 237.63,
subdivision 3; 237.70, subdivision 7; 237.763; 237.768; and 237.773, subdivisions 3 and 4; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 2a, and 2b; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 4A; and 216A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
216A.06; 216A.07, subdivision 2; 216B.02, subdivision 8; 216B.163, subdivision 8; and 237.69,
subdivision 3.

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

Senators Wiener, Robertson, Knutson, Hanson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2805: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant to coordinate facilities
and program planning between the Minnesota State College and University System and intermediate
school districts; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2806: A bill for an act relating to government data; codifying temporary classifications
dealing with data of the St. Paul housing and redevelopment authority and St. Paul economic assistance
data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2807: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing general education funding to allow
school districts to lower class size and offer full-day kindergarten; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 1, section 64.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2808: A bill for an act relating to aids to local government; providing for increased low
income housing aid for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 477A.06, subdivision 2;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 477A.06, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2809: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; modifying certain safety
committee requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 182.676.

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

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2810: A bill for an act relating to employment; repealing laws governing entertainment
agencies; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 184A.01; 184A.02; 184A.03; 184A.04; 184A.05;
184A.06; 184A.07; 184A.08; 184A.09; 184A.10; 184A.11; 184A.12; 184A.13; 184A.14; 184A.15;
184A.16; 184A.17; 184A.18; 184A.19; and 184A.20.

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

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2811: A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying a provision governing exchange of
information between the departments of labor and industry and revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 270B.14, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2812: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying wage payment provisions;
prohibiting employers from charging employees or job applicants for background checks and certain types
of training; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 181.03; 181.14, subdivision 1; and 181.87,
subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2813: A bill for an act relating to relating to motor vehicles; modifying how state vehicles are
identified; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 168.012, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2814: A bill for an act relating to insurance; fraternal benefit societies; regulating the terms of
certain board members; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 64B.03.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2815: A bill for an act relating to education; promoting healthful school buildings; improving
indoor air quality; limiting the use of portable classrooms; reserving a portion of operating capital revenue
for facilities purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.71, subdivisions 3 and 10;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 14; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2816: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a trailside
information center.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2817: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for a library for the city of Crosslake.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2818: 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 Itasca County Railroad Authority for railroad access and natural gas right-of-way and pipeline;
providing for a grant to Itasca county for highway improvements; providing for a grant to the city of
Nashwauk for wells and wastewater treatment facilities; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Price and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2819: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to the city of
Woodbury for the Woodbury Center for the Arts; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2820: A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; permitting the attorney general to
grant certain extensions for filing of annual reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 309.53,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2821: A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; amending report filing
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 309.53, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Hanson; Fischbach; Murphy and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2822: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing passenger automobile registration tax rate;
changing vehicle depreciation schedule; reducing minimum additional registration tax; clarifying and
removing obsolete, archaic, and redundant statutory language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
168.013, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Sams, Langseth, Hanson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2823: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for reconstruction of trunk
highway No. 10.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2824: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an increased levy limit base for Polk
county.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2825: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing school bus stops in
cul-de-sacs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Flynn; Kiscaden; Kelley, S.P.; Stevens and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2826: A bill for an act relating to public employment; ratifying certain labor agreements;
making technical changes to the Public Employment Labor Relations Act; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 15A.0815, subdivisions 2 and 3; 85A.02, subdivision 5a; and 179A.18, subdivision 1;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 179A.04, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2827: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; eliminating or modifying
requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or inefficient; authorizing the use of facsimile or digital
signatures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 473.129, by adding a subdivision; 473.13,
subdivision 1; 473.254, subdivision 1; and 473.704, subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 473.1623, subdivisions 3 and 6; and 473.23, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, chapter 5900.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2828: A bill for an act relating to gambling; regulating and prohibiting certain activities with
respect to gambling; regulating shipment of gambling devices; providing penalties; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 299L.07, subdivision 10; 349.2125, subdivision 1; 609.75, by adding subdivisions;
609.76, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions; and 609.762, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 240; and 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2829: A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; modifying the cost allocation
system for the metropolitan disposal system; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.517,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 2830: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that a person may be charged with escape
from custody when they escape after lawful arrest but prior to the commencement of trial proceedings;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.485, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 609.485, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Samuelson; Kelly, R.C.; Johnson, D.E.; Foley and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2831: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating money for the construction,
administration, and maintenance of a live fire tactical operations law enforcement training facility at Camp
Ripley.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2832: A bill for an act relating to child care; making MFIP participants who are receiving
mental health services or chemical dependency treatment eligible for MFIP child care; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson, Kiscaden and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2833: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the consumer
support program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.476, subdivisions 1 and 5; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256.476, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson, Hottinger, Ring and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2834: A bill for an act relating to human services programs; striking language that limits legal
noncitizens' eligibility for the Minnesota food assistance program; changing sanctions; appropriating
money for hard-to-employ Minnesota family investment program participants; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 256J.46, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256D.053,
subdivision 1; and 256J.37, subdivision 9; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section 21; and
Laws 1998, chapter 407, article 6, section 111.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2835: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying actuarial cost allocation by the
legislative commission on pensions and retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 3.85, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Price, Frederickson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2836: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; modifying certain state government
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16A.129, subdivision 3; Laws 1999,
chapter 250, article 1, sections 11 and 14, subdivision 3; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1,
section 15, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Price, Cohen and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2837: A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; requiring certain budgetary
information and reports on internal service funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.11,
subdivision 3; 16A.126, subdivision 2; 16B.052; 16B.48, subdivision 4; and 16B.485.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Price, Frederickson and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2838: A bill for an act relating to state government; approving the technology policy bureau's
long-range plan.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Price and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2839: A bill for an act relating to government data; allowing property taxpayers to request that
personal information be withheld from use for business purposes; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 2840: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; delaying the implementation and enforcement of
certain animal feedlot rules.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 2841: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions in continuing care
services for persons with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62D.09, subdivision 8;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 62Q.73, subdivision 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 19c;
256B.0627, subdivisions 5, 8, and 11; 256B.501, subdivision 8a; 256B.5011, subdivision 2; 256B.5013,
subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; and 256B.77, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ring, Ranum, Pogemiller, Robertson and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2842: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring notice to parents and employees where
a school district plans to use certain pesticides; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 123B.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2843: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring counties to offer an enhanced
registration category to child care providers; requiring counties to pay licensed child care providers
directly for child care expenses; extending unlicensed child care to certain providers for one year;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.09, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 6; Laws 1997, chapter 248, section 46, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Frederickson; Moe, R.D.; Vickerman; Langseth and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2844: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Richard J. Mathiowetz Memorial
Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Knutson, Oliver, Ranum and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2845: A bill for an act relating to crimes; increasing criminal penalties and driver license
sanctions for underage persons who use any type of false identification to purchase or attempt to purchase
alcoholic beverages or tobacco; authorizing retailers to seize false identification; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 171.171; 340A.702; and 609.685, subdivisions 2 and 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 260B.235, subdivision 4; and 340A.503, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kiscaden, Berglin, Robertson, Solon and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2846: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying contract requirements for housing with
services establishments; mandating a study of senior housing with services settings; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 144D.04, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Solon, Samuelson and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2847: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for application for and
distribution of medical education funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 62J.692,
subdivisions 1, 3, and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Stevens; Metzen and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2848: A bill for an act relating to public employment; adding certain supervisory or
confidential employees to the list of employees who may be represented by the same exclusive
representative that represents employees who are not supervisory or confidential; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 179A.06, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Lessard, Krentz, Stevens, Pariseau and Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 2849: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; dedicating the in lieu of sales tax receipts
on lottery tickets for natural resource purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.44,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Lessard and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2850: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending participation in the prepayment
demonstration project for Itasca county; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.69, subdivision
2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2851: A bill for an act relating to labor; increasing penalties for violations of child labor laws;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 181A.12, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Kleis; Berglin; Anderson and Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2852: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; enhancing the penalties for pimps and
patrons of juvenile prostitutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.322, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2853: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a plaque on the
capitol grounds recognizing the service of Minnesota's members of the merchant marine during World
War II.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2854: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; allowing county attorneys or their
designee to have access to certain information for purposes of determining whether good cause exists to
file a commitment proceeding; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 253B.185, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2855: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting equipment and materials
used to make improvements to certain resorts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy; Sams; Johnson, D.H.; Ourada and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2856: A bill for an act relating to public safety; mandating access to source code for radios
purchased for 800-MHZ trunked radio system and requiring at least two vendors.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Lessard, Pariseau, Price, Foley and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 2857: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; limiting authority of the metropolitan
mosquito control commission to enter certain state lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
473.704, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 2858: A bill for an act relating to human services and corrections; transfer to correctional
facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 253B.185, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Hottinger, Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2859: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing coverage options for children
eligible for employer-subsidized health insurance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 256L.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Lourey and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2860: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the senior drug
program by eliminating the age and asset limits; requiring a simplified application form; 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 Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2861: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for debt service
equalization aid; lowering the property tax levy for new school buildings; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 123B.54.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2862: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing individual income tax rates; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; and 290.091, subdivisions
1, 2, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fischbach and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2863: A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining trespass to include returning to the property
of another at any time after being told not to return; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.605,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Fischbach and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2864: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing construction, administration,
and use requirements for public trails; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kiscaden, Robertson, Terwilliger, Foley and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2865: A bill for an act relating to homeless and runaway youth; requiring the commissioner of
human services to establish and support a comprehensive initiative for homeless youth, youth at risk of
homelessness, and runaways to the extent that funding is provided; providing for street outreach, drop-in
services, basic center shelter, and transitional living programs; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 257B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Limmer; Foley; Samuelson and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 2866: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; confidentiality and secrecy of patient health
information; prohibiting release of health records from providers to the state commissioner of health or the
health data institute without patient consent; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62J.301,
subdivision 4; 62J.321, subdivisions 1 and 2; 62J.38; 62J.40; 62J.41, subdivision 1; 62J.451, subdivisions
6, 6b, and 6c; 62J.452, subdivision 2; and 144.335, subdivision 3b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stevens; Stumpf; Pariseau; Johnson, D.E. and Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 2867: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for wetland
replacement for public road repair, maintenance, and rehabilitation; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stevens, Kiscaden, Fischbach, Hottinger and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2868: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing time lines for the transition to a
new case-mix system based upon the federal minimum data set; requiring education and training programs
and a report to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.435, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2869: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing the Quad Cities Joint
Recreational Center Authority to issue a liquor license.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Metzen, Solon, Oliver and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2870: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating certain loan charges and
payments; making various technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 47.59,
subdivisions 7, 10, and by adding a subdivision; 47.60, subdivision 2; 48.56; 56.131, subdivision 4; 58.02,
subdivision 10; 58.04, subdivisions 2 and 3; 58.05, by adding a subdivision; 58.08, as amended; 58.10,
subdivision 1; and 168.72, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 58.04,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 58.02, subdivision 15; and 58.05, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, part 2675.4180.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kierlin, Larson, Stumpf and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2871: A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating
money to the Minnesota state colleges and universities for projects at Winona State University.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2872: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for homestead classification of property
of family farm partnerships or family farm corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 273.124, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2873: A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing jurisdiction to prosecute criminal sexual
conduct offenses and solicitation to engage in sexual conduct offenses in the state where they originate or
terminate; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.352, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2874: A bill for an act relating to crime; protecting the public by allowing disclosure of certain
information about offenders who are out of compliance with the predatory offender registration law;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 243.166, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 243.166, subdivisions 2 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2875: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a warehouse
for the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Krentz; Lessard; Stumpf and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2876: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating the Big Bog state recreation area;
authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 2877: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding to the Iron Range off-highway
vehicle state recreation area; extending the availability of a previous appropriation.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 2878: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the establishment of heritage
forest areas in specified counties; modifying timber provisions; requiring certain rule changes for public
use of recreational areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.944, subdivision 2; 90.121;
90.14; 90.151, subdivisions 1 and 4; 90.161, subdivisions 1 and 2; 90.162; 90.173; 90.181; 90.201,
subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 90.252; and 90.281; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2879: A bill for an act relating to education funding; creating district-sponsored choice magnet
schools; authorizing district-sponsored choice magnet schools to qualify for start-up grants; directing the
commissioner to consider the effect of a proposed charter school on other public schools located within a
school district; requiring a nonsponsoring district in which a charter school is located to approve the
location; allowing a charter school applicant to appeal the decision of a local school board not to sponsor
the charter school if three school board members vote in support of the proposal; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 124D.11, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 124D.10,
subdivisions 4 and 8; and 124D.11, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pogemiller; Janezich; Moe, R.D.; Berglin and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2880: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a study of a mandatory
statewide health care plan for all public school employees.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2881: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Norman county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2882: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; appropriating funds for grants to purchase
drug-sniffing dogs.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Janezich; Johnson, D.J.; Solon; Samuelson and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2883: A bill for an act relating to bonding; providing funding to the Iron Range resources and
rehabilitation board for certain projects of a capital nature; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

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

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2884: 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 Minnesota state colleges and universities to proceed with design of library
improvements at Southwest State University; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2885: 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 a grant
to the city of Luverne for the Carnegie Cultural Center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Krentz, Knutson, Ranum, Pappas and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2886: A bill for an act relating to education; amending graduation standards; amending
implementation of the profile of learning; amending graduation rules; adjusting length of school year;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120B.03, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120A.41; and 120B.03, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pappas and Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2887: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Gibbs
farm interpretive/visitors center; authorizing state bonds.

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

Senators Pappas; Hottinger; Johnson, D.J.; Berglin and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2888: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a state-paid aid to counties to
compensate for the cost of providing medical care to certain individuals; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Ourada, Dille, Fischbach and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2889: A bill for an act relating to health; including medium chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase
deficiency in the testing and follow-up program for inborn metabolic defects in infants; directing the
commissioner of health to amend rules; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
144.126; and 144.128.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2890: A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; providing for interest rates on security
deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 504B.178, subdivision 2.

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

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2891: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing for data sharing between probation officers
and school officials for juveniles on probation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
260B.171, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 2892: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to Minnesota state
colleges and universities to fund increased enrollment.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hottinger and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2893: A bill for an act relating to business subsidies; providing clarification; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 116J.993, subdivision 3, and by adding a subdivision; and
116J.994, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, and 9.

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

Senators Higgins and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2894: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; classifying certain
communications regarding discrimination complaints as privileged; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 182.669, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Kiscaden, Stevens and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2895: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying maternal and child health provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 145.881, subdivision 2; 145.882, subdivision 7, and by
adding a subdivision; and 145.885, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 145.882,
subdivisions 3 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stevens, Hottinger, Fischbach, Samuelson and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2896: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner to develop procedures for
the nursing home survey process; amending Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 3, section 45; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144A.103; Minnesota Rules, part 4658.0515.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2897: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Polk county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams, Kiscaden, Stevens and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2898: A bill for an act relating to technology business; identifying and defining technology
business and activity; providing for regulation of technology business by the department of administration;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.61, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2899: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing patient protection measures; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62J.71, subdivision 3; 62J.72, by adding a subdivision; 62J.73, by
adding a subdivision; and 62Q.58, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 256B.692, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 62J; and 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62Q.56.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheevel, Dille and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2900: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying trout angling provisions in certain
counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97C.395, subdivision 1; and 97C.415, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Berglin, Kiscaden, Lourey and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2901: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions in health care
programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256B.0945, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6,
7, 8, and 9; 256D.03, subdivision 3; and 256L.03, subdivision 5; Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 8, section
84; repealing Laws 1998, chapter 407, article 5, section 44.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2902: A bill for an act relating to animals; creating a felony for certain acts of cruelty to
animals; defining felonious acts of cruelty to animals; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 343.21, subdivision 9; and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 2903: A bill for an act relating to gambling; changing paddlewheel location and prize
requirements; allowing lawful gambling organizations to pay for premises; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 349.12, subdivision 19; 349.15, by adding a subdivision; 349.18, subdivisions 1 and 2;
349.19, subdivision 10; 349.211, subdivision 4; and 349.213, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Sams, Hanson, Dille, Lesewski and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2904: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the farm advocates
program.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 2905: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; removing governmental units from certain
procurement requirements; increasing certain dollar limits in the Uniform Municipal Contracting Law;
providing an exemption for certain cooperative purchasing; authorizing county purchases on credit cards;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.181, subdivision 1; and 471.345, subdivisions 3, 4, and
by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 375.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2906: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing the amount of livestock dealer bonds;
clarifying status of certain grain buying transactions; changing certain grain storage provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 17A.05, subdivision 2; 223.17, subdivision 5; 223.175; 232.21, by
adding a subdivision; and 232.23, subdivisions 3 and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Robling, Belanger and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2907: A bill for an act relating to Scott county; authorizing the county board to reorganize and
delegate the duties of certain county offices; amending Laws 1997, chapter 90.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Robling; Johnson, D.E.; Belanger; Hanson and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2908: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing interest on repayment of money
advanced to department of transportation for interregional transportation corridor development; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Stumpf, Kinkel, Pariseau, Lourey and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2909: A bill for an act relating to gambling; modifying definition of lawful purpose to include
certain expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 349.12, subdivision 25.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Berglin and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2910: A bill for an act relating to human services programs; striking language that limits legal
noncitizens' eligibility for food assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
256D.053, subdivision 1; and 256J.37, subdivision 9; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section
21, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2911: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing that predatory offender
registration law applies retroactively to certain offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
243.166, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2912: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing criminal complaints for first
and third degree criminal sexual conduct cases to proceed without a named defendant when DNA evidence
exists to identify the defendant; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 628.26.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2913: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for school safety
capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2914: A bill for an act relating to juveniles; authorizing peace officers to transport alleged
truants from the child's home to school or to a truancy service center; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 260C.143, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2915: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; allowing city attorneys to prosecute the
crime of contributing to delinquency of a minor; increasing the penalty for certain thefts and for
contributing to the delinquency of a minor under certain circumstances; directing an aggravating factor to
the sentencing guidelines commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.035, by adding a
subdivision; and 609.494, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 260B.425, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 609.52, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2916: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a plan to recruit and retain
minority employees in state government.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2917: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting discrimination in auto insurance based
upon geographic location within the Twin Cities metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 72A.20, subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Kelly, R.C.; Moe, R.D. and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 2918: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; creating the Minnesota capitol police
department and merging the capitol complex security division into it; creating a capitol complex security
oversight committee; increasing the complement of state troopers assigned to provide security to the
governor; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 626.84,
subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299N; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 299E.01; 299E.02; and 626.88, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2919: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying and recodifying
telecommunications laws; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 13.71, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 237.01; 237.011; 237.02; 237.03; 237.035; 237.04; 237.05; 237.06;
237.065; 237.067; 237.068; 237.069; 237.07; 237.071; 237.072; 237.075; 237.076; 237.081; 237.082;
237.09; 237.10; 237.11; 237.115; 237.12; 237.121; 237.14; 237.15; 237.16; 237.162; 237.163; 237.164;
237.17; 237.18; 237.19; 237.20; 237.21; 237.22; 237.23; 237.231; 237.24; 237.25; 237.26; 237.27; 237.28;
237.295; 237.30; 237.33; 237.34; 237.35; 237.36; 237.37; 237.38; 237.39; 237.40; 237.44; 237.45; 237.46;
237.461, subdivision 1; 237.47; 237.49; 237.50; 237.51, subdivisions 1 and 5; 237.52; 237.53; 237.54;
237.55; 237.56; 237.57; 237.58; 237.59; 237.60; 237.61; 237.62; 237.625; 237.626; 237.63; 237.64;
237.65; 237.66; 237.661; 237.662; 237.663; 237.67; 237.68; 237.69; 237.70, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and
7; 237.701; 237.71; 237.711; 237.73; 237.74; 237.75; 237.76; 237.761; 237.762; 237.763; 237.764;
237.765; 237.766; 237.767; 237.768; 237.769; 237.770; 237.771; 237.772; 237.773; 237.774; 237.775;
237.79; 237.80; 237.81; 238.01; 238.02; 238.03; 238.08; 238.081; 238.082; 238.083; 238.084; 238.086;
238.11; 238.12; 238.15; 238.16; 238.17; 238.18; 238.22, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9; 238.23;
238.24; 238.241; 238.242; 238.25; 238.26; 238.27; 238.35; 238.36; 238.37; 238.38; 238.39; 238.40;
238.41; 238.42; and 238.43; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 237.036; 237.066; 237.461,
subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 237.462; 237.51, subdivision 5a; 237.5799; 237.70, subdivision 4a; and 238.22,
subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 7817.0100; 7817.0200; 7817.0300; 7817.0400; 7817.0500;
7817.0600; 7817.0700; 7817.0800; 7817.0900; and 7817.1000.

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

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2920: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating sanctions in the Minnesota
family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.741, subdivision 8; 256J.01,
subdivision 5; 256J.30, subdivision 10; 256J.39, subdivision 2; 256J.40; 256J.55, subdivision 1; and
256K.03, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256J.26, subdivision 1; 256J.45,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 256J.48, subdivision 2; 256J.515; 256J.52, subdivisions 3 and 4; and 256J.56;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.45, subdivision 3; 256J.46, subdivision 1a; and 256J.57,
subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256J.08, subdivision 82; 256J.46,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 2a; and 256J.57, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2921: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the diversionary assistance
program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.47, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256J.47, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2922: A bill for an act relating to the MFIP child care program; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 119B.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2923: A bill for an act relating to employee relations; requiring the commissioner to make
recommendations on employing risk adjustment for the state employee group insurance program.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Krentz, Foley, Ranum and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2924: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; extending the statute of limitations to also
include homicides other than murder and certain criminal sexual conduct crimes; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 628.26.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Krentz, Larson, Stumpf, Novak and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2925: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for a sports conference center.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Krentz, Metzen, Larson, Stumpf and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2926: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for recreational
programs for children and adolescents.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2927: A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota
Constitution, article V, sections 1, 3, and 4; article VIII, section 2; creating the constitutional office of
commissioner of agriculture; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15.01; and 15.06, subdivision 1;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 10A.25, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 17.01.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Hottinger, Betzold, Sams, Robertson and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2928: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying midwifery requirements; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 147D.03, subdivisions 1 and 2; 147D.11; 147D.17,
subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; and 147D.25, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Junge, Knutson, Anderson and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 2929: A bill for an act relating to human rights; making technical changes to chapter 363;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 363.03, subdivision 8; and 363.05, subdivision 1; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 363.03, subdivision 8b.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Metzen, Larson, Krentz, Stumpf and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2930: A bill for an act relating to the amateur sports facilities commission; authorizing grants
for development of new soccer fields and other amateur sports facilities; establishing matching criteria for
grants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240A.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Junge, Lesewski, Berglin and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2931: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing guidelines for the
administration of battered women's shelter per diem funding by the Minnesota Center for Crime Victim
Services located in the department of public safety; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 611A.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Janezich, Higgins and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2932: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit from the
Minnesota state retirement system for certain periods of military service; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiener, Solon, Runbeck and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2933: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing technical changes; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.052, subdivision 1; 60A.129, subdivision 5; 61A.092, subdivision
6; 62A.136; 62C.11, subdivision 1; 62C.142, subdivision 2a; 62S.02, subdivision 1; 64B.30, subdivision 1;
and 72A.20, subdivision 17; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 60A.052, subdivision 2; and
72A.20, subdivision 23; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62A.285, subdivision 4; 62A.651;
62H.10, subdivision 4; and 65B.13.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Wiener, Solon, Runbeck and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2934: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing coverages, notice and filing
requirements, and rate increase disclosures; regulating motor vehicle insurance contracts; regulating
workers' compensation self-insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.085; 60A.09,
subdivision 4a; 62A.024; 62A.105, subdivision 2; 62A.146; 62A.30, subdivision 2; 62A.31, by adding
subdivisions; 62A.315; 62A.316; 62A.65, subdivision 8; 62Q.107; 65B.16; 65B.29, subdivisions 2 and 3;
65B.44, subdivision 3; 65B.55, subdivision 2; 72A.201, subdivision 6; 79A.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 7, and 9;
and 79A.11, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
65B.44, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 72A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Pappas, Flynn, Wiger, Wiener and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2935: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for additional bonding
authority for the financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 473.39, subdivision 1g.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Flynn; Langseth; Johnson, D.E.; Ourada and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2936: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for advertising and receiving
highway construction and maintenance bids over the Internet; allowing interest on repayment of money
advanced to department of transportation for interregional transportation corridor development; modifying
provisions for speed limits in highway work zones; transferring responsibility for distributing certain funds
for highway safety to commissioner of public safety; transferring responsibilities from transportation
regulation board to commissioner of transportation; making technical and clarifying changes; modifying
provisions relating to statewide communications system; providing for fees; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 161.32, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, and 1e; 169.14, subdivision 5d; 174.02, subdivisions 4 and 5;
174.10, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 174A.02, subdivisions 1 and 2; 174A.04; 219.402; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, sections 171.29, subdivision 2; 174.70, subdivisions 2 and 3; 174A.02, subdivision 4;
174A.06; 221.031, subdivision 1; amending Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 2, subdivision 7;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 174A.01; 174A.02, subdivision 5; 174A.03; 174A.05; 219.383; 219.558; 219.559; 219.56;
219.681; 219.69; 219.691; 219.692; 219.695; 219.70; 219.71; 219.741; 219.743; 219.751; 219.755;
219.85; 219.97; 222.633; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 174.70, subdivision 1; Minnesota
Rules, part 8850.6900.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Wiener; Hottinger; Johnson, D.J. and Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 2937: A bill for an act relating to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; providing for the
impact of expansion of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; authorizing airport mitigation
planning, the establishment of airport impact zones, and tax increment financing districts in the cities of
Bloomington, Burnsville, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Richfield, and St. Paul; creating an
airport impact mitigation fund in the state treasury; authorizing certain related activities by the department
of trade and economic development; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2938: A bill for an act relating to state revenues and expenditures; providing for forecast
parameters and variables, and sharing of information on expenditures, revenue, and economic data;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16A.103, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2939: A bill for an act relating to capitol improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money to build a bridge on the Blazing Star state trail.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Flynn and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2940: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for metropolitan council
transit; amending Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2941: A bill for an act relating to vulnerable adults; modifying provisions concerning medical
errors and neglect; requiring health licensing boards to make determinations regarding employment
disqualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.5572, subdivision 17; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 245A.04, subdivision 3d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 214.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Johnson, D.E.; Vickerman; Lesewski and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2942: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for grants-in-aid for distance-work
projects in rural areas.

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

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2943: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; prohibiting toll charges for intrastate
long distance calls; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Senators Scheid, Limmer and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2944: A bill for an act relating to real property; title insurance; modifying mortgage release
certificate language to include assignment of rents and profits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
507.401, subdivisions 1, 3, 6, and 7.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Berglin, Dille, Terwilliger, Hottinger and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2945: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing education in the MFIP program
for up to 24 months; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.52,
subdivision 2; and 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2946: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; prohibiting the use of MTBE as an oxygenate in
gasoline sold in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 239.761, subdivision 6.

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

Senators Vickerman and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2947: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for research in farm pollution
run-off; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Vickerman and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2948: A bill for an act relating to community-based planning; removing the sunsetting of its
provisions; amending Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, sections 115 and 116.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Hottinger, Pariseau, Frederickson, Olson and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2949: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the establishment of heritage
forests in specified counties through resolution of the county board; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Krentz; Laidig; Pariseau; Johnson, D.E. and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2950: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying certain licensing fees;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11,
12, 13, and 20; and 97A.485, subdivision 12.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2951: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; clarifying the use of alternative dispute
resolution in certain proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 414.12;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 414.10.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2952: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; reducing the rate; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.02, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2953: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provisions for speed limits in
highway work zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.14, subdivision 5d.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2954: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a permanent procedure for a sales tax
reduction or a sales tax rebate to local governments; requiring local governments to reduce property tax
levies to reflect any sales tax rebate; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.152, subdivision 2;
and 297A.02, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
16A.1522; and 275.71, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2955: A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing use of the Revenue Recapture Act for
collection of certain conciliation court judgments; providing for priority of claims; modifying service of
process requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 270A.03,
subdivision 7; 270A.04, subdivision 3; 270A.07, subdivision 5; 270A.09, subdivision 1; 270A.10; and
491A.01, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 270A.03, subdivision 2; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 491A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kiscaden; Ourada; Hottinger; Moe, R.D. and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2956: A bill for an act relating to transportation; adopting Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail
Compact; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 218.011, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 218.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2957: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a grant to the
Minnesota Council for Quality.

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

Senators Flynn; Vickerman; Moe, R.D.; Pappas and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 2958: A bill for an act relating to local governmental units; authorizing persons aggrieved by
decisions of certain appointed multimember bodies to appeal those decisions to the appointing authorities;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Kiscaden, Stevens, Robertson, Samuelson and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2959: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the asset limit for the senior drug
program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Belanger, Knutson and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2960: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allow a subtraction for military
pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 2961: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing requirements for required upgrades
of certain feedlots; providing requirements for feedlot permit conditions; providing funding for feedlot
upgrades; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 116.07,
subdivision 7; Laws 1999, chapter 231, section 6, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2962: 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 a grant
to Rock county; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2963: 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; for a grant to the city
of Lake Benton for a visitor center and railroad depot; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

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

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2964: A bill for an act relating to education; reallocating appropriations to provide funding in
fiscal year 2001 for telecommunication access grants; amending Laws 1999, chapter 241, articles 4,
section 27, subdivision 7; and 10, section 5, subdivisions 2 and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Berglin, Terwilliger, Hottinger, Solon and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 2965: A bill for an act relating to MFIP; revising MFIP sanctions; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256J.46, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Berglin, Solon and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2966: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing education in the MFIP program
for up to 48 months; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.52,
subdivision 2; and 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Frederickson; Stumpf; Robling and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 2967: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds
for the rail service improvement program; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ourada, Stevens and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2968: A bill for an act relating to lake improvement districts; modifying provisions relating to
lake improvement districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 103B.521, subdivision 1;
103B.551, subdivision 1; and 103B.555, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2969: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the pet poison prevention
program.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lourey, Higgins and Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 2970: A bill for an act relating to child care; appropriating money for purposes of the basic
sliding fee child care program.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2971: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the long-term care
insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0672, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Knutson, Wiener, Price and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2972: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing open bidding for state
purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.03, subdivision 3; and 16C.10, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Novak, Laidig, Janezich, Ranum and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2973: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money to restore Fort Snelling Building No. 17 for adaptive reuse as the Fort Snelling International Hostel.

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

Senators Ranum, Junge, Neuville, Spear and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2974: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice information systems technology; changing
the membership of the criminal and juvenile justice information policy group; creating a data group to
assist the policy group; authorizing the purchase and distribution of criminal justice technology
infrastructure improvements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 299C.65,
subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 299C.65,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Fischbach, Belanger, Terwilliger and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2975: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; eliminating inflation protection
requirement of long-term care insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0672,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Fischbach, Stevens, Wiger and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2976: A bill for an act relating to raffles; authorizing a volunteer fire department to conduct an
annual raffle under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 349.166, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Murphy, Solon and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2977: A bill for an act relating to education; funding enrollment increases at the Minnesota
state colleges and universities; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2978: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing a nursing facility's employee
pension benefit costs to be treated as PERA contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 256B.431, subdivision 28.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pappas, Wiger, Krentz, Scheid and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2979: A bill for an act relating to education; making student and staff safety a component of
districts' health and safety program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
123B.57, subdivision 2; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 4, section 27, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Junge; Kelly, R.C. and Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2980: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the department of crime victims
and violence prevention; creating the office of prevention of violence against women as an office within
the department; consolidating crime victims and violence prevention programs within the department;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815,
subdivision 2; 119A.13, subdivisions 2 and 3; 119A.17; 119A.22; 119A.23, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4;
124D.32, subdivisions 1 and 3; 145A.15, subdivisions 1 and 4; 268.29; 268.30, subdivision 1, and by
adding a subdivision; 299A.331, subdivision 1; 299A.63, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 299C.065, subdivisions
1a, 2, 3a, and 4; 609.3241; 609.5315, by adding a subdivision; 609.605, subdivision 2; 609.7495,
subdivision 1; 611A.01; 611A.02, subdivision 2; 611A.0311, subdivision 3; 611A.07, subdivision 1;
611A.25; 611A.32; 611A.34; 611A.35; 611A.36, subdivision 1; 611A.361; 611A.55; 611A.57,
subdivision 3; 611A.675, subdivision 1; 611A.71; 611A.74, subdivision 1a; and 611A.76; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 299A.292; 299A.293, subdivision 1; 299A.294, subdivision 3;
299A.295, subdivision 1; 299A.297; 299A.298; 299A.299, subdivisions 3 and 4; 299A.2994, subdivision
1; 609.531, subdivision 1; 611A.612; and 611A.77, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611B;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119A.11, subdivision 6; 119A.20, subdivision 4; 611A.02,
subdivision 1; 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 Price; Metzen; Johnson, D.E.; Frederickson and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2981: A bill for an act relating to armories; increasing a limit on bonds; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 193.143.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Metzen; Frederickson and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2982: A bill for an act relating to the military; clarifying eligibility for membership in the
National Guard and the organized militia; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 190.06, subdivisions
1 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Higgins, Flynn, Robertson and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2983: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; providing that the design-build method of
construction may be used for certain county contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
383B.145, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Laidig, Vickerman, Krentz, Day and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 2984: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for wolf management;
providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97A.331, by adding a
subdivision; 97B.645; and 97B.671, subdivision 3, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2985: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the education agricultural credit;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.1382, subdivision 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2986: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; providing for payment of county
obligations by electronic transfer or credit card; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 383B.116,
subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
383B.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Vickerman, Sams, Dille, Scheevel and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2987: A bill for an act relating to cooperatives; amending provisions on the financing and
distribution of income for cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 308A.705, subdivision
3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 80A.15, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 308A.031; and 308A.161.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Runbeck, Stevens, Wiger and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2988: A bill for an act relating to building code; bleacher safety; modifying bleacher safety
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.616, subdivisions 3 and 4;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.616, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Runbeck, Stevens, Frederickson, Betzold and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2989: A bill for an act relating to state government; the office of administrative hearings;
authorizing the chief administrative law judge to establish a system of subject matter specialization for
judges; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 14.48.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Runbeck, Stevens, Frederickson, Betzold and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2990: A bill for an act relating to state government; the office of administrative hearings;
providing ethical standards for the chief administrative law judge, administrative law judges, and
compensation judges; providing for the handling of certain tape recordings; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 14.48; and 14.50.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Price, Laidig, Wiener, Hottinger and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2991: A bill for an act relating to education; amending graduation standards; amending
implementation of the profile of learning; amending graduation rules; adjusting length of school year;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120B.03, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120A.41; and 120B.03, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Foley and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 2992: A bill for an act relating to data practices; motor vehicle and license data; conforming
Minnesota Statutes with federal law; prohibiting the department of public safety or other licensing agency
from disclosing a registered owner's or license applicant's personal information under certain
circumstances unless that person expressly consents; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.41,
by adding a subdivision; 168.346; and 171.12, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
171.12, subdivision 7a.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Foley, Krentz, Ring and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2993: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a moratorium on campus
closure by the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2994: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for a shelter charge on some tribally
owned property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.040, by adding a subdivision.

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

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2995: A bill for an act relating to probate; modifying provisions for making anatomical gifts
on driver's license applications; providing for notice regarding the scope of anatomical gifts; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 171.06, subdivision 3; and 525.9214.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2996: A bill for an act relating to economic security; creating a birth and adoption fund and
providing paid parental leave to eligible employees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 268.051, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 268.

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

Senators Pappas, Cohen, Larson, Wiener and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2997: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing municipalities to issue off-sale licenses to
brewpubs for malt liquor produced on brewery premises; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
340A.301, subdivisions 6 and 7.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2998: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an exception to the hospital construction
moratorium for a hospital in Beltrami county; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144.551,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2999: A bill for an act relating to civil legal services; requesting the task force to study
conflicts of interest arising when legal aid offices provide representation to indigent persons; amending
Laws 1999, chapter 216, article 7, section 42.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kinkel, Foley, Solon and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3000: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing consumers' right to privacy,
confidentiality, and secrecy of their financial records; requiring consumer authorization for exchange or
disclosure of their financial records; providing civil remedies and penalties; proposing coding for new law
as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13E.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kinkel, Larson and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 3001: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; eliminating bleacher safety
requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.616.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Frederickson, Samuelson, Hottinger, Piper and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 3002: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding to and deleting from state parks;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.012, subdivision 32a.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kleis, Day, Wiener, Larson and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 3003: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the senior citizen
drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Marty and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 3004: A bill for an act relating to transportation; operating bicycles; requiring persons under
age 18 to wear an approved helmet when operating a bicycle, riding as a passenger on a bicycle, or riding
in a trailer towed by a bicycle; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.222, by adding a
subdivision; and 169.223, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 3005: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; establishing the right to seek
licensure for excluded adult foster care providers; changing requirements to background studies for
licensed programs; establishing tribal licensing agency access to criminal history data; clarifying tort
liability licensing exception for county agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 245A.03,
subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 245A.04, subdivisions 3 and 3b; and 466.03, subdivision 6d;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 245A.04, subdivision 3d.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Price, Krentz, Frederickson, Wiener and Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 3006: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certain purchases of products
with recovered materials; requiring the commissioner of administration to establish a process for
consideration of environmental factors in state purchasing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
16B.121; and 16B.122, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
16C.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 3007: A bill for an act relating to education; providing independent school district No. 2142,
St. Louis county, with alternative facilities bonding and levy program authority.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 3008: A bill for an act relating to reemployment insurance; providing additional benefits for
certain individuals on layoff from a certain employer; providing an exemption from certain requirements.

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

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

S.F. No. 3009: A bill for an act relating to public employment; making it an unfair labor practice to
unilaterally modify benefits received by retired employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
179A.13, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3010: A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating
money to the Minnesota state colleges and universities for projects at the Mesabi Range Community and
Technical College, Eveleth campus.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3011: A bill for an act relating to the state building code; providing for indoor air quality
standards in K-12 educational facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.61,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 3012: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the higher
education services office for the Cook county higher education project.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Janezich; Hanson and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3013: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire land
for and construct the Orr-Ely North American Bear center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3014: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Lake county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3015: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an exchange of revenue
producing state land for certain nonrevenue producing permanent school fund lands; requiring
reimbursement for lost revenue.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Knutson, Foley, Kiscaden, Cohen and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 3016: A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain child support enforcement
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.979, by adding a subdivision; 518.64,
subdivision 5; 552.03; and 552.04, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 518; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 552.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 552.05, subdivisions 4, 5, and 10; Minnesota Rules, parts
9500.1800; 9500.1805; 9500.1810; 9500.1811; 9500.1812; 9500.1815; 9500.1817; 9500.1820; and
9500.1821.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 3017: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; imposing a felony penalty on persons
convicted of four or more impaired driving offenses within a ten-year period; providing for a mandatory
minimum prison sentence and conditional release term for these offenders; requiring the department of
corrections to submit a plan to the legislature detailing how it will supervise these offenders; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, subdivision 3b, and by adding a subdivision; and 169.129, by
adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 169.121, subdivisions 3, 3d, and 3f;
and 169.129, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ranum and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3018: A bill for an act relating to children; providing for designation of standby and alternate
custodians of children; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257B; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 257A.01; 257A.02; 257A.03; 257A.04; 257A.05; 257A.06; 257A.07;
257A.08; 257A.09; and 257A.10.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Knutson, Kiscaden and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 3019: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; limiting the immunity of a school
district and others for good faith use and sharing of certain data on minors; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 13.32, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3020: A bill for an act relating to insurance; fire; regulating failure to provide timely proof of
loss; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 65A.01, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 65A.01, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Stevens, Kleis, Kierlin, Fischbach and Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 3021: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a floor for nursing facility
operating cost reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ziegler, Lesewski and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3022: A bill for an act relating to education; improving recruitment of excellent teachers in
science, math, industrial technology, and special education and in rural areas; establishing a 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 Kleis, Ourada, Day, Kierlin and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3023: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying vehicle registration and titling
provisions; modifying vehicle registration plate impoundment provisions; modifying interstate commercial
vehicle registration provisions to conform to interstate registration plan; making technical and clarifying
changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.012, subdivision 7; 168.013, by adding a
subdivision; 168.017, subdivision 3; 168.042, subdivisions 1, 2, 9, 12, and by adding a subdivision;
168.09, subdivision 6; 168.1235, subdivisions 1 and 4; 168.1291; 168.13; 168.187, subdivision 8; 168.31,
subdivision 4; 168.33, subdivision 7; 168.54, subdivisions 5 and 6; 168A.03; 168A.06; 168A.13; 168A.14;
168A.31, subdivision 1; and 171.20, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 168.15,
subdivision 1; 168.16; and 171.29, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.1292.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Kleis, Ourada, Kierlin and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3024: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; conforming state open bottle law to
federal law; allowing exception to requirement of school bus drivers to activate school bus stop signals;
adopting federal odometer regulations; modifying provisions to conform to federal standards for
emergency vehicle siren; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
169.122, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 169.443, subdivision 3; 169.68; and 325E.15; repealing Minnesota
Rules, parts 7402.0100; 7402.0200; 7402.0300; 7402.0400; and 7402.0500.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Pappas, Lourey, Robertson, Ranum and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 3025: A bill for an act relating to foster care; adding requirements for foster care agencies and
foster care providers related to children who rely on medical equipment to sustain life or monitor a medical
condition; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3026: A bill for an act relating to waste management; creating a separate account for revenue
from solid waste management taxes; providing for an excess revenue adjustment; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, sections 115A.554; 115A.918, subdivision 1; and 297H.13, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115A.929; 115A.981; and 297H.13, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Spear introduced--

S.F. No. 3027: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing cities to issue on-sale
intoxicating liquor, wine, and malt liquor licenses to theaters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
340A.101, by adding a subdivision; 340A.404, subdivision 1; and 340A.413, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Spear, Foley, Ranum and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3028: A bill for an act relating to vulnerable adults; specifying rights for reconsideration and
review of determinations regarding maltreatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.557,
subdivisions 9d and 12b.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3029: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a program of tuition and textbook
reimbursement grants for students enrolled in accredited post-secondary Minnesota school guidance
counseling training institutions; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheevel, Kierlin, Lesewski, Ziegler and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3030: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax rebate; reducing class rates on
the first tier of commercial industrial property and increasing the market value qualifying for the first tier
class rate; reducing the class rate on certain apartments; providing an HACA offset; increasing the
education agricultural credit; providing a personal and dependent income tax subtraction; exempting sales
to political subdivisions from the sales tax; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 273.13, subdivisions 24 and 25;
273.1382, subdivision 1b; 273.1398, subdivision 1a; 290.01, subdivision 19b; and 297A.25, subdivision
11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Murphy, Sams and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 3031: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing the corporate and partnership farming
law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 500.24, subdivisions 4 and 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 500.24, subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3032: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; making technical changes to pesticide and
fertilizer laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 18B.07, subdivision 2; 18C.005, subdivision
34, and by adding a subdivision; 18C.215, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; 18C.411,
subdivision 1; 18C.421, subdivision 1; and 18D.201, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Sams, Fischbach, Scheevel, Langseth and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 3033: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring full disclosure of the obligations of an
applicant for a feedlot permit; requiring timely issuance of feedlot permits; providing remedies for a permit
denied; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116.07, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Sams, Ring, Lourey, Samuelson and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3034: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance pharmacy
dispensing fee; requiring demonstration providers to reimburse pharmacies at or above the medical
assistance rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hanson, Janezich and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3035: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility of the senior drug
program; increasing the asset limits for the qualified Medicare beneficiaries; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 256.955, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.057, subdivision
3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Krentz; Vickerman; Laidig and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3036: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for seizure and administrative
forfeiture of certain firearms and abandoned property; modifying authority to issue trespass citations;
modifying provisions for forfeited vehicles; modifying definition of peace officer; providing civil
penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97B.002, subdivision 1; and
609.5312, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 169.1217, subdivision 9; and
169.123, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Anderson, Pappas and Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3037: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; making the maximum rate for certain
services for individuals eligible for the alternative waiver and elderly waiver programs the same as the
statewide maximum; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256B.0913, by adding a subdivision;
and 256B.0915, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3038: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; enacting the Telecommunications
Consumer Privacy Act; providing for the privacy of telecommunications customer information; requiring
consent for disclosure of customer information; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
13.99, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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