State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Seventy-Fifth Day


Monday, February 21, 2000


11:30 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.

Senator Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 3361: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying reporting requirements for solid
waste and wastewater treatment facilities; extending exemption period for certain toxics in packaging;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115.03, subdivision 1; and 115A.965, subdivision 3;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115A.981; and 297H.13, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3362: A bill for an act relating to data practices; authorizing release and dissemination of
juvenile criminal history data under certain circumstances; requiring court to determine juvenile and adult
level of conviction information and provide this data to bureau of criminal apprehension; providing for a
National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact which organizes an electronic information sharing
system among the federal government and the states to exchange criminal history records for background
checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 299C.13; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 260B.171, subdivisions 2 and 5; and 299C.095, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Metzen, Pariseau, Day and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3363: A bill for an act relating to gambling; card clubs; clarifying table number limitation;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 240.30, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3364: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV,
section 7; requiring certain legislative rules of proceedings.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senator Flynn introduced--

S.F. No. 3365: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis employees retirement fund;
authorizing the purchase of service credit for a period of prior temporary employment.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Pappas, Ranum, Pogemiller, Knutson and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 3366: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing state aid for special education
services; increasing limited English proficiency revenue; modifying the salary of participants in the teacher
residency program; funding nonpublic pupil and charter school pupil transportation; expanding full day
kindergarten; clarifying the metropolitan magnet grant amounts; allocating health and safety costs of
metropolitan magnet schools back to member districts; allowing school employees to participate in the
state insurance program; making integration aid an open and standing appropriation; increasing the crime
levy; authorizing a change in an annuity reduction; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 122A.68, subdivision 4; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision; 124D.88, by adding a
subdivision; 126C.05, subdivision 17; 126C.20; 127A.48, subdivision 1; 128D.11, subdivision 3; and
354A.31, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 123B.92, subdivision 9; 124D.081,
subdivision 3; 124D.453, subdivision 3; 124D.88, subdivision 3; 125A.76, subdivisions 1 and 2; 125A.79,
subdivisions 1 and 2; 126C.05, subdivision 5; and 126C.44; Laws 1999, chapter 241, articles 3, section 3,
subdivision 2; and 10, section 5, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 126C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 125A.79, subdivisions 5, 6, and 7;
Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Solon and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 3367: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; requiring insurance companies to
provide a written notice of adverse underwriting decisions made on the basis of credit information given to
the insurer by a consumer reporting agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.499,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 3368: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing criminal penalties for possession or sale of
a small amount of marijuana; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 152.027, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ring, Wiger, Krentz, Hottinger and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 3369: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for grants for special purpose
districts with environmental responsibilities; authorizing pilot projects for the restructuring of the
organization and operation of special purpose districts; authorizing grants from the board of government
innovation and cooperation for the development and implementation of pilot projects.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Larson, Laidig, Kierlin, Lesewski and Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 3370: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for
personal and dependent exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.01,
subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3371: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing issuance of state trunk highway
bonds and state transportation bonds; appropriating money for state trunk highway improvements;
appropriating money for local bridge replacement, rehabilitation, and repair.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Robertson and Limmer introduced--

S.F. No. 3372: 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.

Senators Pappas; Langseth; Johnson, D.E. and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3373: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying driver education provision to
allow for integrated classroom and behind-the-wheel training; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 171.05, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3374: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the time period for certain
property to be exempted for economic development purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 272.02, subdivision 39.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Vickerman, Scheevel, Murphy, Pappas and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3375: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise;
allowing subtractions for the federal alcohol fuel credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
290.01, subdivision 19d; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lourey, Hanson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3376: A bill for an act relating to pollution permits; providing for a mediation process under
certain circumstances; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
114C.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3377: A bill for an act relating to community education; appropriating money for the Eritrean
community center of Minnesota.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lessard, Stumpf, Stevens and Pariseau introduced--

S.F. No. 3378: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; extending authorization to take two deer in
certain counties; amending Laws 1993, chapter 273, section 1, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ring, Lourey and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 3379: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain
tax-forfeited lands that border public water in Isanti county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Belanger; Runbeck; Kleis; Johnson, D.J. and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 3380: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax rebate; reducing individual
income tax rates; providing an exclusion for long-term capital gains; expanding income tax brackets for
married taxpayers filing jointly; repealing the marriage penalty credit; changing the corporate franchise tax
apportionment formula; reducing property tax class rates on commercial-industrial property and on certain
apartments; increasing the educational homestead credit; eliminating June accelerated payments for sales,
liquor, and cigarette and tobacco taxes; eliminating the sales tax payment and refund requirements for
sales of exempt capital equipment; providing that certain sales of fruit and fruit products, vegetables, and
milk and milk products are exempt from sales tax; including machinery used to produce certain plants and
nursery stock in the definition of farm machinery for purposes of the sales and use tax; providing for
funding of the costs of the Minnesota comprehensive health association; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62E.11, by adding a subdivision; 297A.01, subdivisions 3 and 15; and
297F.09, subdivisions 1 and 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 273.13, subdivisions 24 and
25; 273.1382, subdivision 1a; 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.56, subdivision 4;
290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, and 6; 290.191,
subdivisions 2 and 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09,
subdivision 6; and 297G.09, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 290.0675; and
297A.15, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3381: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant to independent school
district No. 404, Lake Benton; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 3382: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance of state
bonds; appropriating money for gap financing to construct the west segment of Phalen Boulevard from
I-35E to Payne Avenue of the Phalen corridor initiative in the city of St. Paul.

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

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 3383: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; providing a subtraction and credit for
higher education expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision
19b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3384: A bill for an act relating to public nuisances; providing for the award of costs and
attorney fees to the prosecuting attorney; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 617.82.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Junge and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 3385: A bill for an act relating to state government; education; authorizing the board of
government innovation and cooperation to consider appeals of decisions affecting charter schools;
amending the charter school approval process; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
124D.10, subdivision 4; and 465.797, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Stumpf; Moe, R.D.; Flynn and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3386: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a separate subdivision for the
salary procedure for the chancellor of the Minnesota state colleges and universities; authorizing
chancellors and presidents to receive additional compensation from certain foundations; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15A.081, subdivision 7b, and by adding a subdivision; and 136F.40.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Samuelson; Pogemiller; Moe, R.D.; Kiscaden and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 3387: A bill for an act relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, unintended results, and technical errors in human services and prekindergarten-grade 12
education code; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 125A.21, subdivision
1; and 256B.501, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 124D.65,
subdivision 4; 126C.052; 126C.10, subdivisions 2 and 23; 126C.12, subdivision 1; and 256B.77,
subdivision 10; Laws 1999, chapters 241, articles 1, section 70; and 4, section 29; 245, articles 1, section 3,
subdivision 2; and 4, section 121; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 10, section 5.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Samuelson, Berglin, Lourey and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 3388: A bill for an act relating to human services; making nontraditional career assistance and
job training available to female MFIP recipients; establishing grants to encourage and provide supports for
low-income women to enter nontraditional careers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, sections 256J.02, subdivision 2; and 268.0122, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256J; and 256K.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Janezich, Higgins, Novak, Wiener and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 3389: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing funding to the housing finance agency
for a loan to Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota, Inc.; providing funding for rental housing for MFIP
recipients; appropriating money.

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

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Belanger; Scheid; Murphy and Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 3390: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales of investment coins
and bullion; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Hanson, Janezich, Olson, Samuelson and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3391: 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 Piper; Moe, R.D.; Cohen; Junge and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 3392: A bill for an act relating to capital 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 Dille and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 3393: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; eliminating the requirement that the owner
of agricultural property be a Minnesota resident to qualify for relative homestead treatment of the property;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.124, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Hanson, Murphy, Robertson, Laidig and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 3394: A bill for an act relating to electricity; repealing a rule definition of signaling circuit;
repealing Minnesota Rules, part 3800.3500, subpart 12.

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

Senators Hanson, Janezich, Samuelson, Wiger and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3395: A bill for an act relating to retirement; mandating that certain notice be provided to
employees who take leave of absence from the public employees retirement association; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 353.27, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Terwilliger, Laidig and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3396: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring notice to neighboring
landowners when tower or mounting structure erected; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 237.45.

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

Senators Olson, Knutson, Robertson and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 3397: A bill for an act relating to education finance; dampening the annual changes in the
sales ratio study; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 127A.48, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Terwilliger, Samuelson, Belanger and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3398: A bill for an act relating to tax; income; creating an organ donor checkoff for income
tax returns or property tax refund claim form; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Runbeck, Robertson and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3399: A bill for an act relating to elections, eliminating certain contribution limits; changing
certain contribution reporting requirements; requiring on-line disclosure of certain reports; appropriating
money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.02, by adding a subdivision;
10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.27, subdivisions 1 and 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 10A.27, subdivision 10.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Novak and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3400: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a property tax exemption for private
aircraft storage hangars on leased land; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 272.01, subdivision 2;
and 273.19, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 3401: A bill for an act relating to state employment; prohibiting certain noncompetitive
promotions; modifying the definition of confidential employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 43A.15, subdivision 5; and 179A.03, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 3402: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; making the farmer-lender mediation program
permanent; expanding eligibility for ethanol producer payments; creating an agroforestry loan program;
providing funding for farm relief; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
41A.09, subdivisions 2a, 3a, and by adding subdivisions; Laws 1999, chapter 231, section 11, subdivision
3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 583.21; Laws 1986, chapter 398, article 1, section 18, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

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

S.F. No. 3403: A bill for an act relating to data practices; authorizing release and dissemination of
juvenile criminal history data under certain circumstances; requiring court to determine juvenile and adult
level of conviction information and provide this data to bureau of criminal apprehension; providing for a
National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact which organizes an electronic information sharing
system among the federal government and the states to exchange criminal history records for background
checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 299C.13; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 260B.171, subdivisions 2 and 5; and 299C.095, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Ranum, Pariseau, Hottinger and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3404: A bill for an act relating to real property; enacting a new chapter relating to plats,
coordinates, maps, and surveys; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 505A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 505.01; 505.02; 505.03; 505.04; 505.05;
505.06; 505.07; 505.08, subdivisions 1, 2, and 2a; 505.09; 505.10; 505.11; 505.12; 505.13; 505.14; 505.16;
505.165; 505.17; 505.173; 505.174; 505.175; 505.176; 505.177; 505.178; 505.179; 505.1791; 505.1792;
505.1793; 505.18; 505.19; 505.20; 505.21; 505.22; 505.23; 505.24; 505.25; 505.26; 505.28; 505.31;
505.32; and 505.33; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 505.08, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3405: A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; requiring legislative approval of
certain contracts between an executive branch agency and an agency of the federal government or a
nongovernmental organization; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3406: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting certain discriminatory charges by health
care providers and health plan companies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
62J; and 62Q.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3407: A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development abatements; allowing
abatement agreements for parcels in tax increment financing districts; allowing extended time periods
under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.1813, subdivision 4;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 469.1813, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Anderson and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 3408: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; allowing pooling of
increment for certain housing developments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.1763, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Pappas; Novak; Murphy and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3409: A bill for an act relating to taxation; adjusting property tax refund amounts; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290A.04, subdivisions 2, 2a, and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Berglin and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 3410: A bill for an act relating to child protection; repealing certain unfunded county
mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 626.556, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Pogemiller and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 3411: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system unclassified
plan; public employees retirement association defined contribution plan; Minnesota state colleges and
universities individual retirement account plan and supplemental retirement plan; state arts board,
humanities commission, Minnesota historical society plan; revising excess contribution language in certain
plans; clarifying fiduciary status, responsibilities, and liabilities; authorizing distributions prior to
termination from supplemental retirement plan under a phased retirement program; extending vendor
contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 354B.23, subdivision 5a; 354C.12, subdivision 1a;
354C.165; 356A.01, subdivision 8; 356A.02; and 356A.06, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Novak, Solon, Terwilliger and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3412: A bill for an act relating to insurance; removing certain state involvement with the state
fund mutual insurance company; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 79.371; 176A.01; 176A.02;
176A.03; 176A.04; 176A.05; 176A.06; 176A.07; 176A.08; 176A.09; 176A.10; 176A.11; and 176A.12.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Anderson and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 3413: A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the
Neighborhood Development Center, Inc.; appropriating money.

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

Senators Runbeck and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3414: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying pupil units; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kinkel, Solon and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 3415: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the state to reimburse counties for
detoxification services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.02, subdivision 3; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 3416: A bill for an act relating to higher education; Minnesota state colleges and universities;
extending the deadline to initiate construction of the American Indian history center and museum;
appropriating money; amending Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 19, subdivision 9, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3417: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing eligibility criteria for the senior
citizens property tax deferral; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290B.08, subdivision 1;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290B.03, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 3418: A bill for an act relating to data practices; making conforming changes for the data
practices recodification enacted under Laws 1999, chapter 227, section 22; amending Minnesota Statutes,
section 13.01, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3419: A bill for an act relating to human services; adjusting the Itasca county base with regard
to family preservation services.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 3420: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Duluth
state office building; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Stumpf, Lessard, Laidig and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3421: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for forest resources
council activities and the forest inventory assessment.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 3422: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing a joint recreation board tax in the
territory of independent school district No. 2154, Eveleth-Gilbert.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Spear; Kelley, S.P.; Cohen and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3423: A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing the Holocaust Victims Insurance
Relief Act; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3424: A bill for an act relating to education funding; providing property tax equity for school
districts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 123B.59, subdivision 6, and
by adding a subdivision; 126C.17, subdivision 11; 126C.40, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4 and 5; 123B.54; 123B.57, subdivision 4; and 126C.17,
subdivisions 5 and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Wiener and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 3425: A bill for an act relating to the city of Mendota Heights; permitting continuation of tax
increment financing district No. 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Hottinger and Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3426: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting the state board of teaching from
adopting certain rules before September 1, 2002.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Lesewski and Robling introduced--

S.F. No. 3427: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring certain powers and duties
from the department of children, families, and learning to the department of economic security; providing
requirements for the energy assistance program; requiring a report; instructing the revisor to renumber
certain sections; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.

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

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Samuelson; Terwilliger and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3428: A bill for an act relating to professions; modifying supervisory and disciplinary
requirements for psychologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 148.89, by adding
subdivisions; and 148.925, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
148.941, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kelley, S.P.; Samuelson; Terwilliger and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3429: A bill for an act relating to professions; modifying variance from supervision
requirements for psychologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 148.925,
subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3430: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a fund transfer for independent
school district No. 2170, Staples-Motley.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheevel, Piper, Belanger, Novak and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 3431: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain electric generation
peaking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 272.02, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Ourada, Kleis and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 3432: A bill for an act relating to sex offenders; regulating the placement of high-risk sex
offenders after release from prison; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 244.052,
subdivisions 3 and 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Larson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3433: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the January 15 contract deadline date
and penalty; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.05, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 5; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 123B.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Ziegler, Scheevel, Kierlin, Pariseau and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 3434: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing support for the
development of workforce identification systems; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hottinger, Day and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 3435: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating a major transportation projects fund;
specifying uses for the fund; providing for allocation of revenue from the motor vehicle sales tax;
authorizing transfer from the general fund to the major transportation projects fund; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hottinger, Langseth, Day, Sams and Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 3436: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a major transportation projects
account in the trunk highway fund; authorizing issuance of $500,000,000 in trunk highway bonds;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 3437: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing that predatory offender
registration law applies retroactively to certain offenders; making changes to the predatory offender
registration law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 243.166, subdivisions 3, 5, and 7; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 243.166, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, and 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 243.166, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Janezich and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 3438: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing declining pupil unit aid for school;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.05, by adding a subdivision; and
126C.10, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Janezich and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 3439: A bill for an act relating to energy conservation; providing for replacement heating
systems and related energy conservation measures in cities discontinuing district heating systems;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 451.

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

Senators Lesewski, Dille, Ziegler and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3440: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; exempting agricultural property from the
general education levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.1382, subdivision 1b.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Sams, Hottinger and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3441: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating auto glass repair and
replacement; restricting certain rebates and incentives; requiring prompt payment; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 72A.201, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 3442: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association; revising
the workers' compensation offset applicable to disabilitants; making the change applicable to certain
current disabilitants; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 353.33, subdivisions 5 and 5b.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 3443: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; amending feedlot permit provisions; providing
specific requirements for feedlot permit rules; adding requirements for administrative penalty orders;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116.06, by adding a subdivision; 116.07, subdivision 7c, and
by adding a subdivision; and 116.0713; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 116.07, subdivision
7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 18B; and 18C.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Novak; Belanger; Murphy; Johnson, D.J. and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 3444: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rate on manufactured home
parks; providing state aid to compensate for the revenue loss; 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 Runbeck, Knutson, Scheid, Hanson and Scheevel introduced--

S.F. No. 3445: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for an alternative license for teachers
who received training in other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 122A.23.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Neuville, Knutson and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 3446: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing hiring private counsel for state
agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 8.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 8.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Lourey and Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 3447: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing for a tax credit; requiring security
measures for convenience stores; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299G.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Lourey, Ring, Marty, Janezich and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 3448: A bill for an act relating to child care; providing funding for basic sliding fee child care
assistance; transferring TANF funds to the department of children, families, and learning; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Runbeck and Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 3449: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying a valid excuse for student absences
from school; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 260A.02, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 260C.007, subdivision 19.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Runbeck, Belanger and Ourada introduced--

S.F. No. 3450: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting expenditures of trunk highway
funds for certain purposes relating to light rail transit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 174.35.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 3451: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the purchase of service credit for
previously exempt service by certain members of the teachers retirement association.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3452: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for planning and preliminary design for the redevelopment of the St. Paul RiverCentre's Roy
Wilkins auditorium.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.