State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Seventy-Fourth Day


Thursday, February 17, 2000


9:30 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 Oliver, Wiener and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3203: A bill for an act relating to insurance; conforming state statutes to the National
Association of Insurance Commissioners model legislation providing uniform accounting principles;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.11, subdivision 22; 60A.12, subdivision 5; 60A.121,
subdivision 9, and by adding subdivisions; 60A.123; 60A.129, subdivisions 3 and 5; and 66A.16,
subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.12, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9; 60A.125, subdivision 3; and
60A.128.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Scheid, Wiener, Belanger, Runbeck and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3204: A bill for an act relating to property taxes; extending the education homestead credit to
seasonal recreational property; changing the name to general education credit; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 275.08, subdivision 1e; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.1382,
subdivisions 1, 1a, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 3205: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring lifetime registration of certain
offenders under the predatory offender registration law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 243.166, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 3206: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the penalties for assaulting a
peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.2231, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3207: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Brainerd bypass as C. Elmer
Anderson Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 161.14, subdivision 25, and by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 3208: A bill for an act relating to taxation; mortgage registry and deed; providing for
apportionment of tax proceeds between the county and state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 287.12; and 287.29, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Kiscaden and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 3209: A bill for an act relating to privacy; modifying provisions governing access to client
records by the board of psychology; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 148.941, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 3210: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting tampering with anhydrous ammonia;
imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 18C.005, by adding subdivisions;
18C.201, by adding a subdivision; 18D.325, by adding a subdivision; and 18D.331, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Ranum; Robertson; Kelley, S.P. and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3211: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional general education
revenue to fund a portion of the deficiency in special education funding; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 126C.10, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Higgins, Vickerman, Olson, Flynn and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 3212: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; including a fifth chief deputy sheriff in the
unclassified service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 383B.32, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 3213: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating motor vehicle glass repair and
replacement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.201, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Cohen, Frederickson, Scheid and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 3214: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring the functions of the office of
strategic and long-range planning to the management analysis division of the department of administration;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 4A.01; 4A.02; 4A.03; 4A.04; 4A.05; 4A.06; 4A.07; 4A.08; 4A.09; and 4A.10.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3215: A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining assault in the fifth degree to be a violent
crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.1095, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3216: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing, modifying, and expanding certain
provisions of the kindergarten through grade 12 education code; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; 120A.22, subdivision 1; 120B.11, subdivisions 2 and 5;
120B.22, subdivision 1; 121A.06; 121A.15; 121A.34; 121A.55; 121A.69, subdivision 3; 122A.09,
subdivision 6; 122A.15; 122A.22; 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5; 122A.53; 122A.68,
subdivisions 1 and 7; 122A.69; 122A.70, subdivision 2; 122A.91; 122A.92; 123B.02, subdivision 1;
123B.04, subdivisions 2 and 5; 123B.143, subdivision 1; 123B.147, as amended; 123B.49, subdivision 1;
123B.51, subdivisions 1 and 5; 123B.83, subdivision 1; 123B.90, subdivision 1; 124D.02, subdivision 1;
124D.03, subdivision 3; 124D.09, subdivisions 5, 6, and 7; 124D.10, subdivisions 1 and 19; 124D.115,
subdivision 3; 124D.118, subdivisions 2 and 3; 124D.128, subdivision 1; 124D.28, subdivision 1;
124D.34, subdivision 4; 124D.35; 124D.37; 124D.40, subdivision 2; 124D.41; 124D.42, subdivision 7;
124D.46, subdivision 1; 124D.47, subdivision 2; 124D.49, subdivision 3; 124D.50, subdivisions 2 and 3;
124D.65, subdivision 6; 124D.74, subdivision 1; 124D.892; 124D.94, subdivision 4; 125B.05, as
amended; 126C.31; 127A.05, subdivision 3; 127A.06; and 127A.41, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, sections 122A.40, subdivision 5; 122A.58, subdivision 1; 122A.60, subdivision 1;
123A.06, subdivision 1; 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.43; 123B.49, subdivision 4; 123B.90, subdivision
2; 123B.91, subdivision 1; 124D.10, subdivisions 6 and 15; 124D.121; 124D.94, subdivision 2; 125B.20;
126C.05, subdivision 1; 127A.05, subdivision 1; and 129C.10, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 121A.03,
subdivision 3; 121A.16; 121A.70; 122A.162; 122A.163; 122A.19, subdivision 2; 122A.32; 122A.40,
subdivision 6; 122A.41, subdivision 3; 122A.49; 122A.52; 122A.53; 122A.54; 122A.55; 122A.56;
122A.57; 122A.71; 122A.72, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 5; 122A.75; 123A.15, subdivision 1; 123A.35;
123A.36, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; 123A.37; 123A.38; 123A.39; 123A.40; 123A.41,
subdivisions 1 and 4; 123A.43; 123B.02, subdivisions 5, 10, 11, and 13; 123B.11; 123B.15; 123B.16;
123B.17; 123B.18; 123B.19; 123B.744; 123B.93; 123B.95, subdivision 3; 124D.02, subdivisions 2, 3, and
4; 124D.03, subdivisions 5 and 7; 124D.06; 124D.07; 124D.081, subdivision 1; 124D.118, subdivision 1;
124D.124; 124D.125; 124D.28; 124D.29; 124D.30; 124D.31; 124D.47, subdivision 1; 124D.91; 124D.92;
124D.93, subdivisions 2, 3, and 6; 125B.02; and 127A.41, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 122A.72, subdivision 4; 123A.30, subdivision 6; 123A.36, subdivisions 1 and 2;
123B.02, subdivision 9; 124D.05, subdivision 3; 124D.122; 124D.126; 124D.127; and 124D.93,
subdivisions 1, 4, and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3217: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for general education; special
programs; lifework development; facilities and technology; education excellence; other programs;
nutrition programs; libraries; and education policy; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120B.13,
subdivision 4; 122A.25, by adding a subdivision; 123B.143, subdivision 1; 123B.51, subdivision 6;
123B.77, subdivision 3; 123B.79, subdivision 7; 123B.86, subdivision 1; 123B.88, subdivision 3;
124D.081, subdivision 6; 124D.128, subdivision 4; 124D.454, subdivisions 4, 6, and 7; 124D.86,
subdivision 6, and by adding subdivisions; 124D.892, subdivision 3; and 126C.12, as amended; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 123B.83, subdivision 4; 123B.90, subdivision
2; 123B.91, subdivision 1; 124D.10, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 11, and 23; 124D.11, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6;
124D.1155, subdivision 2; 124D.84, subdivision 1; 124D.86, subdivisions 1 and 3; 125A.51; 126C.10,
subdivisions 25 and 26; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 127A.42, subdivision 3; and 127A.51; Laws 1999,
chapter 241, article 2, section 60, subdivision 9; article 3, section 3, subdivision 4; article 5, section 18,
subdivision 6; article 8, section 4, subdivision 5; and article 10, section 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 126C.30; 126C.31; 126C.32; 126C.33; 126C.34; 126C.35; and 126C.36; Minnesota Rules,
part 3535.9920.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3218: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing and providing state and
local funds for redevelopment of the upper harbor area in Minneapolis; authorizing tax increment districts
and local bonds; appropriating money.

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

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

S.F. No. 3219: A bill for an act relating to retirement; recodifying laws applicable to the Minneapolis
firefighters relief association; clarifying laws for the administration of the association; proposing coding
for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 423C; repealing Laws 1907, chapter 24; Laws 1913, chapters
318; and 419; Laws 1917, chapter 196; Laws 1919, chapters 515; and 523; Laws 1921, chapter 404; Laws
1923, chapter 61; Laws 1945, chapter 322; Laws 1959, chapters 213; 491; and 568, as amended; Laws
1961, chapter 109; Laws 1963, chapter 318, as amended; Laws 1967, chapters 819; and 824; Laws 1969,
chapters 123; and 287; Laws 1971, chapter 542; Laws 1975, chapter 57; Laws 1977, chapter 164, section
2; Laws 1980, chapter 607, article XV, sections 8, 9, and 10; Laws 1988, chapters 572, sections 4, 5, and
6; and 574, sections 3, 4, and 5; Laws 1989, chapter 319, article 19, sections 6 and 7; Laws 1990, chapter
589, article 1, sections 5 and 6; Laws 1992, chapters 429; 454, section 2; and 471, article 2; Laws 1993,
chapters 125; and 192, section 32; Laws 1994, chapters 591; and 632, article 3, section 14; Laws 1996,
article 2, section 3; and article 3, section 1; and Laws 1997, chapter 233, article 4, sections 13, 14, 15, 16,
17, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3220: A bill for an act relating to Brown county; permitting the appointment of the county
recorder.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3221: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting the appointment of the Martin
county recorder and auditor/treasurer.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Vickerman and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3222: A bill for an act relating to local government; Nobles and Rock counties; permitting the
appointment of the county recorder.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3223: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for uniformity in meat and poultry
inspection; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 31.632; 31.633, subdivision 1; 31.651; 31A.02,
subdivisions 5, 6, 10, 13, and 14; 31A.03; 31A.05; 31A.06; 31A.07, subdivisions 1 and 2; 31A.08; 31A.10;
31A.13; 31A.16; and 31A.17; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 31A.01; and 31A.15,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3224: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing the
grant of service credit for prior public employment for limited purposes for certain teachers.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3225: A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; clarifying definitions; facilitating
reports of last-minute contributions; clarifying campaign finance requirements; increasing certain
campaign contribution and spending limits; requiring return of public subsidies under certain conditions;
providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 200.02, subdivision 7, and by
adding a subdivision; 211A.02, subdivision 2; and 211A.12; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 10A.01, subdivisions 5, 11, 21, and 35; 10A.025, subdivision 4; 10A.03, subdivision 3; 10A.04,
subdivision 5; 10A.08; 10A.09, subdivisions 3 and 7; 10A.14, subdivision 4; 10A.15, subdivisions 3, 5,
and by adding a subdivision; 10A.20, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 12, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.25,
subdivisions 2, 10, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.27, subdivisions 9 and 10; 10A.273, subdivisions 1,
4, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.29; 10A.31, subdivisions 7 and 10a; 10A.315; 10A.322, subdivisions
1 and 4; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 10A.34; and 290.06, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senator Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 3226: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing confining juveniles adjudicated
delinquent and juveniles convicted of crimes at the same facility; setting per diem cost of confinement at
Minnesota correctional facility-Red Wing based on certain factors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 242.18; 242.41; 242.43; and 242.44; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 242.192.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 3227: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating basic economic loss
benefits; requiring arbitration of terminations and denials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 65B.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3228: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; updating certain food standards; simplifying
certain language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 31.101, as amended; 31.102, subdivision 1;
31.103, subdivision 1; and 31.104.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Robertson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3229: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions administered by the
commissioner of administration relating to public lands, procurements, easements, designer selection,
parking facilities, energy efficiency in state buildings; capital project predesign; certain appropriations and
other matters; modifying the authority of the state archaeologist; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 16A.28, subdivision 5; 16B.26; 16B.33, subdivision 3; 16B.335, as amended; 16B.58,
subdivisions 5 and 7; 16B.85, subdivisions 2 and 3; 16C.06, subdivision 3; and 16C.08, subdivision 3;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 16B.32, subdivision 2; 16C.081; and 138.35, subdivisions 1
and 1a; Laws 1996, chapter 463, sections 13, subdivision 9; and 15, subdivision 4; Laws 1998, chapters
386, article 1, section 35; and 404, section 13, subdivision 10; Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section
12, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.415.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Pogemiller; Price; Metzen and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 3230: A bill for an act relating to public employment; establishing procedures and standards
for contracting with private entities for the provision of services that have been, or otherwise would be,
provided by public employees; providing for public accountability; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3231: A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; campaign finance; prohibiting a
candidate who accepts a public subsidy from accepting contributions from a political committee or
political fund; modifying the allocation of state elections campaign fund money for candidates; modifying
the income tax checkoff for campaign finance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
10A.27, subdivision 11; 10A.31, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, and 10b; 10A.315; 10A.321, subdivision 1;
10A.323; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.31, subdivisions 3a, 5a, 6, and 6a.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

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

S.F. No. 3232: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; specifying that the board of public defense
rather than the county in which prosecution originated may be responsible for certain costs related to
providing a criminal defense; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 611.21.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Higgins; Spear; Moe, R.D.; Solon and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3233: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to adopt an
ordinance authorizing on-sale of intoxicating liquor by hotels during certain hours; exempting certain sales
from on-sale hours restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 340A.504, by adding
subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Hottinger, Lesewski, Betzold, Stevens and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3234: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for sunset of administrative
rules; authorizing legislative governmental operations committees to formally object to administrative
rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 3.842, subdivision 4a; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Kiscaden, Olson and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3235: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for additional funding for integration
aid; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 2, section 60, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kiscaden and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3236: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for issuing certified copies of
vital records; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144.225, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kleis, Fischbach and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3237: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the
board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to make capital improvements at St.
Cloud State University; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kleis and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3238: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional employees retirement plan of the
Minnesota state retirement system; transferring general state employee retirement plan service credit to the
correctional retirement plan for Phoenix treatment and behavior change program employment; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 352.91, subdivision 3d.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 3239: A bill for an act relating to the taxation of forest land; requiring the commissioner of
revenue to study the taxation of forest land and report to the legislature; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Sams and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3240: A bill for an act relating to human services; permitting nursing facilities to place beds
on layaway status; adjusting nursing facility reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
144A.071, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 3241: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 3242: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting sales to political subdivisions of the
state from the sales tax; requiring local governments to reduce levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 275.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Junge; Moe, R.D. and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 3243: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by
adding a section; providing for equality of rights under the law for men and women.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lesewski, Vickerman, Dille, Frederickson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3244: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing eligibility and maximum loan amounts
for certain rural finance authority loan programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 41B.03,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 41B.039, subdivision 2; 41B.04, subdivision 8; 41B.042, subdivision 4; 41B.043,
subdivision 2; and 41B.045, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 3245: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying requirements for invention
developers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 325A.04, by adding a subdivision; 325A.06,
subdivisions 1 and 2; and 325A.09, subdivision 5, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 325A.06, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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

S.F. No. 3246: 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 Lesewski, Pogemiller, Ziegler, Robling and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3247: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for contracts between private facilities
and certain education entities for programs for special education; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 125A.15.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Sams, Samuelson, Kinkel, Larson and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 3248: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for farm relief; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pappas; Johnson, D.J.; Hottinger; Moe, R.D. and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 3249: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rates applicable to certain rental
residential property; adjusting the computation of homestead and agricultural credit aid to compensate
taxing jurisdictions for revenue lost due to the class rate change; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 273.13, subdivision 25; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 3250: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; adopting single factor sales
apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.191, subdivisions 2 and 3;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.191, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Anderson, Higgins and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 3251: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; enacting a model act against predatory
lending in the home mortgage market; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 47.20, subdivision 5; and 58.13, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 58A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 3252: A bill for an act relating to housing; creating the nursing home facility conversion loan
program; creating a nursing home grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462A.

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

Senators Sams and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3253: A bill for an act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for special transportation
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stumpf, Lessard, Stevens, Vickerman and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3254: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying all-terrain vehicle safety
training and youth operating provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.925, subdivision
1; and 84.9256, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kleis and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 3255: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; limiting the applicability of the partition fence
law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 344.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Flynn and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3256: A bill for an act relating to labor; interest arbitration; restricting selection to final offer
total packages; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 179A.16, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger, Belanger and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 3257: A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying legislative employment
provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.07; 3.09; 3.095; and 352D.02, subdivisions 1
and 1c; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 3.096; and 43A.24, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Wiener, Murphy and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3258: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing general community education revenue;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.20, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Limmer and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3259: A bill for an act relating to the state building code; providing for certain energy code
rules to remain in effect; repealing Minnesota Rules, chapters 7672; and 7674.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Stevens, Lessard, Sams, Berg and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 3260: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; amending certain requirements for licensed
aquatic farms; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 17.4984, subdivisions 2, 6, and 7; 17.4985,
subdivision 2; 17.4987; 17.4988, subdivision 2; 17.4992, subdivision 3; 97C.505, subdivision 6; and
97C.521.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Johnson, D.E. and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 3261: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing property tax abatement authority for
property located in a tax increment financing district; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
469.1813, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 3262: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money to renovate a nursing home and add assisted living housing units and adult and child day care space
in the city of Dawson.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 3263: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility rate adjustment;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 3264: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for proceedings and appeals of
utility valuations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Fischbach and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 3265: A bill for an act relating to education funding; extending funding for secondary
vocational education for one additional school year; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 124D.453, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, sections 3,
subdivision 2; and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3266: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing MinnesotaCare premium and provider
taxes, the insurance premium tax on health insurance, the assessment for the Minnesota comprehensive
health association, and the health maintenance organization and hospital surcharges; requiring
pass-through of savings to purchasers; transferring responsibility for losses of the Minnesota
comprehensive health association to the state treasury; providing for disposition of tobacco settlement
money; providing for contingent repeal of the health care access fund; providing civil penalties; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.15, subdivision 1; 62E.11, subdivision 5; 62Q.095, subdivision 6;
214.16, subdivisions 2 and 3; 256.9657, subdivision 4; and 270B.01, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 270B.14, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 62Q; and 256L; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.76; 62E.11, subdivision 6;
62R.24; 62T.09; 62T.10; 144.1484, subdivision 2; 256.9657, subdivisions 2 and 3; 256L.02, subdivision 3;
295.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 6, 6a, 7, 9b, 9c, 10a, 10b, 12b, 13, 14, and 15; 295.51; 295.52,
subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4, 4a, and 6; 295.53, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 4a; 295.54; 295.55, subdivisions
1, 4, 5, 6, and 7; 295.56; 295.57, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 295.58; 295.582; and 295.59; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, sections 13.99, subdivision 86b; 295.50, subdivision 4; 295.52, subdivisions 5 and 7;
295.53, subdivision 1; 295.55, subdivisions 2 and 3; and 295.57, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Samuelson, Stevens, Berglin, Hottinger and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3267: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a health insurance purchasing pool
account and a nursing facility health insurance board; requiring the board to design a self-insured health
insurance purchasing pool for nursing facilities; requiring a report to the legislature; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hanson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3268: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain requirements for handling eggs;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 29.23, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; and 29.26.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 3269: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for the east Como Lake restoration project.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3270: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; retroactively extending the
expiration date for the exemption of construction materials for indoor ice arenas; amending Laws 1995,
chapter 264, article 2, section 44, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 3271: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for a grant
to the Minnesota State Academies for the Deaf and the Blind for asset preservation activities and
correction of a life safety hazard; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Wiener and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3272: A bill for an act relating to the building code; modifying requirements of bleacher
safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.616, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Janezich, Wiger, Scheevel and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 3273: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a teacher loan forgiveness program;
providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3274: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing funding to establish a voluntary
accreditation program to assist school districts to provide optimal educational support services;
appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 3275: A bill for an act relating to the city of Winona; permitting continuation of a tax
increment financing district.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Olson, Pariseau, Kleis, Lesewski and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 3276: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the rates of individual income tax;
providing a subtraction for health insurance premiums; changing the corporate franchise tax apportionment
formulas; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.06,
subdivisions 2c and 2d; 290.0675, subdivisions 2 and 3; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, and 6; and 290.191,
subdivisions 2 and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3277: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending certain dates relating to the sales tax
rebate; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hanson, Janezich, Olson and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3278: A bill for an act relating to education; balancing statewide accountability and district
autonomy under the profile of learning; requiring the graduation rule to be developed independently of any
national education goals; reducing the required number of content standards; including decision making
and inquiry in all content standards; determining scoring criteria and recordkeeping practices; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120B.03; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 120B.02; and
120B.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Limmer; Johnson, D.H.; Runbeck and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 3279: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying, recodifying, and clarifying
telecommunications statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 216B.16, subdivision 2; 238.02,
by adding a subdivision; 238.03; 297A.25, by adding a subdivision; 308A.210, subdivision 8; and 403.09;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 125B.20, subdivision 2; and 216A.03, subdivision 7;
proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 237.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6; 237.011; 237.035; 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; 237.14;
237.16, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13; 237.18; 237.21; 237.22; 237.25; 237.26; 237.27;
237.28; 237.44; 237.47; 237.57; 237.5799; 237.58; 237.59, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 10;
237.60; 237.61; 237.62; 237.625; 237.626; 237.63; 237.64; 237.65; 237.67; 237.68; 237.74, subdivisions
1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13; 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; and 237.775; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 237.036; 237.066; and 237.5799; Laws 1995, chapter 156, section 25.

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

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Kiscaden; Foley; Robertson and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3280: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a Minnesota telemedicine network;
regulating the provision of interstate telemedicine services; making permanent the medical assistance
reimbursement of telemedicine services; providing grants to establish and maintain a telemedicine
network; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.335, subdivision 1;
147.081, subdivision 1; 147.091, subdivision 1; and 147.141; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 256B.0625, subdivision 3b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; and
147.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kiscaden, Stumpf, Larson, Murphy and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 3281: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring a plan for locating workforce centers
on state college and university campuses.

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

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3282: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring certain property offenders to
successfully complete a character-development program as a condition of probation; requiring repeat
offenders to pay full restitution to the victims of their offenses and successfully complete a
character-development program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609A.02, by adding a
subdivision; and 609A.03, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 260B.198, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Runbeck, Pariseau and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3283: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for civil enforcement of metal
traction device sticker requirements for snowmobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 84.8712, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 6; and 84.8713, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Stumpf; Kiscaden; Wiener and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 3284: A bill for an act relating to higher education; University of Minnesota; appropriating
money for the Northstar Research Coalition.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kiscaden, Larson, Stumpf, Solon and Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 3285: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; using a portion of the budget
surplus to pay for deferred maintenance of state buildings; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3286: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing students to take the basic skills tests
beginning in grade 5; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 3287: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; authorizing
spending to develop a safe harbor on Lake Superior; appropriating money for a grant to the U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Kierlin; Foley; Kinkel and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 3288: A bill for an act relating to children; providing for youth programs in community
education revenue; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
124D.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3289: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for voluntary registration of medical
response units; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144E.001, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 144E.29; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
144E.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 3290: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying reimbursement provisions for
certain settlements made under the Environment Response and Liability Act; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 115B.17, subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 3291: A bill for an act relating to liens; motor vehicles towed at the request of law
enforcement; clarifying the extent of the lien; providing for notice to the owner of towing, sale, and right to
reclaim; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 514; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 514.18, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3292: A bill for an act relating to the St. Paul port authority; changing the powers and
jurisdiction with respect to recreation facilities and recreation purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 469.084, subdivisions 1 and 4.

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

Senators Olson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3293: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring optometrists to provide patients with copies
of prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 148.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Ourada and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 3294: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility rate adjustment;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3295: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; amending laws relating to the commercial
taking of turtles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97A.045, subdivision 1; 97A.475,
subdivision 41; and 97C.605, subdivisions 2 and 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 97C.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3296: A bill for an act relating to tax court; abolishing the tax court; clarifying district court
jurisdiction in tax law cases; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 271A; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 271.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, and 4a; 271.02; 271.03; 271.04; 271.05;
271.06; 271.07; 271.08; 271.09; 271.10; 271.12; 271.13; 271.15; 271.17; 271.18; 271.19; 271.20; and
271.21, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 271.01,
subdivision 5; and 271.21, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 3297: A bill for an act relating to utilities; allowing members of electric cooperative that has
merged or been consolidated into new cooperative to revoke the merger or consolidation and reestablish
former electric cooperative; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 308A.801, subdivision 5;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 308A.

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

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 3298: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political
subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Terwilliger and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 3299: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a long-term capital
gain exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; and
290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3300: A bill for an act relating to courts; establishing a combined jurisdiction program;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 484; repealing Laws 1996, chapter 365,
section 3, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Ourada, Langseth and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 3301: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing surface transportation fund;
requiring deposit of receipts in fund; dedicating 50 percent of sales tax on motor vehicles to surface
transportation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 1.13; 16A.127, by
adding a subdivision; 160.277, subdivision 3; 161.20, subdivisions 3 and 5; 161.23, subdivisions 3 and 5;
161.241, subdivision 2; 161.41, subdivision 3; 161.431; 161.433, subdivision 2; 161.44, subdivision 9;
162.08, subdivision 4; 162.14, subdivision 2; 165.08, subdivision 4; 169.09, subdivision 13; 169.781,
subdivision 7; 169.86, subdivisions 5 and 7; 169.871, subdivision 5; 170.23; 171.06, subdivision 2a;
171.07, subdivision 11; 171.185; 171.26; 171.36; 173.07, subdivision 2; 173.231; 174.30, subdivision 8;
221.0355, subdivisions 11, 16, and 18; 221.036, subdivision 14; 221.82; 221.83; 221.84, subdivision 4;
297B.09, subdivision 1; and 299D.09; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 171.29, subdivision
2; and 299D.03, subdivision 5; Laws 1999, chapters 216, article 1, sections 1; and 7, subdivisions 1 and 3;
223, article 1, sections 1; and 2, subdivisions 1 and 4; 238, article 1, sections 1; 2, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5,
and 12; 3; 4, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; 5; and 7; 241, article 10, section 5, subdivision 2; 245, article 1,
sections 1; and 6; and 250, article 1, sections 1; and 2, subdivisions 1 and 4; proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3302: A bill for an act relating to education; consolidating facilities levies; eliminating
handicapped access and fire safety program revenue cap; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
123B.53, as amended; 123B.57, subdivision 1; 123B.58, subdivisions 3 and 4; 123B.59, as amended;
123B.63, subdivisions 3 and 4; and 126C.40, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 126C.40, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.58,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Higgins; Johnson, D.H.; Pariseau; Kelly, R.C. and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 3303: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for an "Intensive
Intervention" transitional employment training project for refugee and immigrant communities.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Piper; Foley; Lourey; Johnson, D.E. and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3304: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating coverages; requiring certain cancer
screening and healing touch coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62A.30, subdivision 2;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3305: 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 Johnson, D.E.; Flynn; Langseth; Ourada and Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 3306: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for grants to transit
systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 473.39, subdivision 1g; Laws 1999,
chapter 238, article 1, section 2, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Ranum, Foley and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3307: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for claims by person incurring
injury to person or property while operating recreational vehicle on trunk highway right-of-way; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 3.736, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3308: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying rate setting for certain nursing
facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.431,
subdivision 17.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 3309: A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating
money to the Minnesota state colleges and universities for projects at Metropolitan State University.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3310: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; specifying that the board of public defense
may be required by courts to pay certain costs related to providing a criminal defense; expanding the
authority of the commissioner of natural resources to support search and rescue operations; requiring the
development of criteria regarding search and rescue operations; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 88.12, subdivision 2; and 611.21; Laws 1999, chapter 231, section 5,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 3311: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting charter school pupils to participate in
district school extracurricular activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 123B.49,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Laidig and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 3312: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing
bonds for expansion of the Raptor Center.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Kiscaden, Oliver, Runbeck, Belanger and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3313: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding income tax brackets for married
taxpayers filing jointly; repealing the marriage penalty credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 290.06, subdivision 2c; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
290.0675.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3314: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the bond sale limitation on capital
loans that have been outstanding to 30 years; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.69,
subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.E. and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3315: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human
services to establish an advisory task force on adult foster care rate-setting methods; requiring a report to
the legislature.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger; Johnson, D.J.; Vickerman; Pappas and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3316: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the amount of local government aid
payable to cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 477A.013, subdivision 9; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 477A.03, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Hottinger, Olson, Day, Knutson and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 3317: A bill for an act relating to health; providing a grant to the board of regents of the
University of Minnesota for type 1 diabetes research; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 144.395, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Vickerman, Runbeck and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 3318: A bill for an act relating to employment; adding an alternative form for minor age
certification; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 181A.06, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Janezich, Junge and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 3319: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; authorizing licensed Minnesota
dentists to bargain collectively with dental health plans, proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 150A.

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

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3320: 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.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3321: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing funding for the relocation of a
storm sewer outlet in the city of Virginia; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stevens, Belanger, Vickerman, Pariseau and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3322: 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 Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 3323: A bill for an act relating to environment; encouraging recycling of construction debris
by public entities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Robling, Belanger, Pariseau, Olson and Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 3324: 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 Scheid, Price, Robling, Pariseau and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3325: A bill for an act relating to education finance; applying marginal cost funding only to
school districts with declining enrollment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Piper, Spear, Lourey and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3326: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an affirmative defense for a person who
possesses or provides a small amount of marijuana solely for use with a debilitating medical condition;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 152.027, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Neuville, Robling, Samuelson and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 3327: A bill for an act relating to child protection; providing for immunity and anonymity
when leaving an unharmed newborn at a hospital emergency room; providing for procedures to be
followed by hospitals, local welfare agencies, and law enforcement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 609.378, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Wiger and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3328: A bill for an act relating to education funding; extending funding for secondary
vocational education for one additional school year; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 124D.453, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, sections 3,
subdivision 2; and 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Frederickson, Day, Lourey, Murphy and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3329: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money to the Minnesota historical society for county and local preservation projects.

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

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

S.F. No. 3330: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the commissioner of corrections to
establish and operate alternative residential programs for juveniles; deleting a reference to a closed
correctional facility; changing the data collection date for the Interstate Compact for Supervision of
Parolees and Probationers Report; requiring an offender in phase II of the challenge incarceration program
to report to an agent or program staff; requiring that pretrial diversion reports prepared by county attorneys
be submitted to the state court administrator; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 242.32, by adding a subdivision; 242.55; 243.162, subdivision 3; 244.172, subdivision 2; and
401.065, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Price, Robertson and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3331: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the name of the office of
technology to the technology policy bureau; modifying its responsibilities for business licenses; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16E.01, as amended; 16E.04, as amended; 16E.05; 16E.06; and 16E.07,
subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 16E.02, subdivision
1; and 16E.08.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Foley, Stevens and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 3332: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for management of aggregate
resources; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.94, subdivisions 1, 2, 4,
and by adding subdivisions; and 298.75, subdivisions 1, 2, and 7; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Higgins, Lourey, Ring, Price and Piper introduced--

S.F. No. 3333: A bill for an act relating to child care; creating a child care staff retention initiative;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheid, Ranum, Hanson and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3334: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing increased funding for reducing
class size and full-day kindergarten programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheid and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 3335: A bill for an act relating to local government; applying the amendments in Laws 1998,
chapter 389, article 11, section 6, to the Brooklyn Park economic development authority's tax increment
financing district No. 18.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Murphy, Larson, Solon and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 3336: A bill for an act relating to education; providing a debt service tuition rebate to public
post-secondary students; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.643,
subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 3337: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring electric utilities to provide cost and fuel
source information to utility customers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
216B.

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

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

S.F. No. 3338: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; establishing an annual insurance cap for
tribal police departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 626.90, subdivision 2; 626.91,
subdivision 2; and 626.92, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 626.93,
subdivisions 1 and 2.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3339: A bill for an act relating to local government; changing the authorized number of
members of housing and redevelopment authorities; increasing a member per diem limit; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 469.003, subdivision 5; 469.006, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 469.011,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 3340: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Mill
Ruins historic site and museum at St. Anthony Falls; authorizing state bonds.

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

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

S.F. No. 3341: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for the distribution of child
support and maintenance received by the state; adding allowable use of money appropriated for MFIP and
TANF block grants; appropriating money for MFIP employment services program for local interventions
for family employment; reimbursing the federal government for federal share of child support recoveries
passed through to custodial parents, child care and development fund; transferring funds to the housing
development fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.741, by adding a subdivision;
256J.50, subdivision 7; and 256J.62, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 119B.011, subdivision 15; 256J.02, subdivision 2; 256J.08, subdivision 86; 256J.21, subdivision
2; 256J.33, subdivision 4; and 256J.34, subdivisions 1 and 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 256J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256J.37, subdivision 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Scheid, Pogemiller, Robertson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3342: A bill for an act relating to education; early childhood; capital improvements;
appropriating money for youth enrichment facilities.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3343: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a distressed rural county
job training and telecommuting program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.

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

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3344: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for grants for rural charter schools of
excellence; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kleis, Neuville and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3345: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing criminal complaints and
indictments to initiate criminal proceedings against an unnamed defendant when scientific evidence exists
to identify the defendant with reasonable certitude; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 628.26.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Scheid; Kierlin; Limmer and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 3346: A bill for an act relating to real property; requiring the secretary of state to establish a
task force to study and make recommendations on electronic filing of real estate documents.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 3347: A bill for an act relating to family law; imposing certain limitations on child support,
maintenance, and wage garnishment; requiring a notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
518.131, subdivision 7; 571.72, by adding a subdivision; and 571.922; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 518.551, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Samuelson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3348: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for potluck events sponsored
by organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 157.22.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kleis, Neuville, Laidig and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3349: A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; allowing interactive video appearances by
parties in certain juvenile proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 260B.163,
by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Cohen; Kelly, R.C.; Pogemiller; Ranum and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 3350: A bill for an act relating to firearms; modifying the scope of the crime prohibiting the
possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon on school property; removing the exemption for holders of a
permit to carry a pistol; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.66, subdivision 1d.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Pappas and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3351: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding the definition of "redevelopment
district" for purposes of tax increment financing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.174,
subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 3352: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to rebuild or replace the
University of Minnesota showboat.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Hottinger, Vickerman and Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 3353: 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 grants to cities
along the DM&E railroad for mitigation purposes; providing for a charge against major private
construction projects to help fund mitigation measures; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 3354: A bill for an act relating to manufactured homes; clarifying the requirements for a
limited dealer license; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 327B.04, subdivision 8.

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

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

S.F. No. 3355: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing electronic disbursement of
port authority funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.051, subdivision 4.

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

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

S.F. No. 3356: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; attributing one percent of gasoline sold in the
state to snowmobile use; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 296A.18, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 3357: A bill for an act relating to emergency preparedness; appropriating money to Lake,
Cook, and St. Louis counties for emergency communications equipment and training to respond to a major
wildfire.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 3358: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the distribution of content standards
under the profile of learning; clarifying the time line for implementing the profile of learning; determining
scoring criteria and recordkeeping practices; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 120B.03, subdivision 1; and 120B.31, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 120B.02.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3359: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the diversionary assistance
program; making other changes to the Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 256J.47, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256J.50,
subdivision 1; and 256J.56.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3360: A bill for an act relating to child care; clarifying uses of MFIP child care funding;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 119B.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.