State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Sixty-Ninth Day


Thursday, February 3, 2000


12:30 P.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 Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted
text and obsolete references; eliminating certain redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions; making
miscellaneous technical corrections to statutes and other laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
13.551, subdivision 1; 15.0591, subdivision 2; 15A.086; 17.101, subdivision 1; 43A.18, subdivision 4a;
47.58, subdivision 8; 60A.74, subdivision 6; 60H.05, subdivision 6; 103I.005, subdivision 22; 116J.966,
subdivision 1; 136A.29, subdivision 19; 145.698, subdivision 1; 146.23, subdivision 6; 148.7805,
subdivision 1; 204C.04, subdivision 2; 245A.04, subdivision 3; 256B.031, subdivision 2; 257.34,
subdivision 1; 270.101, subdivision 1; 273.1398, subdivision 1; 275.065, subdivision 3a; 275.16; 281.21;
281.22; 287.28; 290.0802, subdivision 2; 299A.02; 319B.02, subdivision 13; 325D.33, subdivision 8;
325D.415; 352D.02, subdivision 1; 429.091, subdivision 8; 430.12; 459.35; 469.036; 469.040, subdivision
4; 469.063; 469.116, subdivision 8; 469.1733, subdivision 1; 469.178, subdivision 6; 469.203, subdivision
4; 473.3994, subdivision 13; 475.77; 574.03; and 611A.43; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections
3.739, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivisions 1 and 35; 13.99, subdivision 11; 16E.02, subdivision 2; 85.41,
subdivision 1; 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 119A.04, subdivision 1; 119B.011, subdivision 15; 144A.46,
subdivision 2; 147.09; 148.96, subdivision 3; 243.166, subdivision 1; 259.47, subdivision 8; 260B.007,
subdivision 20; 260C.007, subdivision 19; 260C.163, subdivision 11; 260C.176, subdivisions 1 and 2;
260C.178, subdivision 3; 260C.181, subdivision 2; 260C.201, subdivision 11; 260C.213, subdivision 1;
287.29, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 465.797, subdivision 1; 504B.161, subdivision 1;
504B.181, subdivision 5; 515B.1-102; 515B.1-103; 515B.2-105; 515B.3-105; 515B.3-115; 515B.3-116;
515B.4-106; 515B.4-107; and 518.57, subdivision 3; Laws 1997, chapter 150, section 1; and Laws 1999,
chapter 110, section 22; chapter 139, article 4, section 3; chapter 159, sections 2, 86, and 154; and chapter
205, article 1, section 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 281.20; 421.11; 421.12; 421.13;
421.14; and 462A.21, subdivision 19; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 260C.401; Laws
1987, chapter 186, section 11; Laws 1989, chapter 282, article 5, section 45; Laws 1991, chapter 286,
section 2; Laws 1994, chapter 572, section 6; Laws 1995, chapter 207, article 4, section 21, subdivision 4;
Laws 1996, chapter 412, article 4, section 25; Laws 1997, chapter 85, article 3, section 18; article 4,
section 20; chapter 187, article 1, section 4; chapter 203, article 11, section 3; chapter 217, article 1,
section 89; Laws 1998, chapter 407, article 6, section 9; Laws 1999, chapter 154, section 3; chapter 159,
sections 6, 18, 49, 90, 110, 112, and 113; chapter 177, sections 56 and 58; and chapter 216, article 2,
section 5.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing party treasurers to sign certain political
contribution refund receipt forms; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 supplement, section 290.06,
subdivision 23.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

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

S.F. No. 2466: 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.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2467: A bill for an act relating to counties; adding to what is included in the definition of
capital improvement for certain purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 373.40,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Stevens and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2468: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for private nonprofit
groups to perform functions on behalf of communities of color; providing for expiration of certain
councils; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.761; 15.0591, subdivision 2; 15.441, subdivision
1; 116J.64, subdivisions 6 and 7; 124D.892, subdivision 3; 138.38; 138.40, subdivision 3; 145.951;
148C.11, subdivision 3; 242.56, subdivision 3; 254A.03, subdivision 2; 257.0755, subdivision 1; 257.0768,
subdivision 1; 257.0769; 260.152, subdivisions 2 and 6; 299A.64, subdivision 9; 307.08, subdivisions 3, 4,
and 7; 307.082, subdivision 2; 462A.07, subdivision 15; and 611A.78, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, sections 89A.03, subdivision 1; 124D.84, subdivision 2; 138.35, subdivision 1;
260C.215, subdivision 4; and 307.08, subdivisions 2, 8, 9, and 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998,
sections 3.922; 3.9223; 3.9225; 3.9226; and 116J.64, subdivision 5.

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

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2469: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the
Northeast Culture and Fitness campus; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2470: A bill for an act relating to public defense; requiring private counsel who have been
retained for appeal or postconviction matters to make arrangements with the state public defender before
funding may be used for transcript fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 486.06; 611.25,
subdivision 1; and 611.27, subdivision 15, and by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Higgins, Flynn, Spear and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2471: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; making changes to provisions on its
human resources board and department; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 383B.26; 383B.27;
383B.28, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 383B.29; 383B.30; 383B.31; 383B.32, subdivisions 2 and 3; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 383B.35.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Berg and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2472: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the University
of Minnesota for projects at the Morris campus.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Knutson, Cohen and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2473: A bill for an act relating to family law; child custody; altering the standards for
modifying sole physical custody of a child; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 518.175,
subdivision 3; and 518.18.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Kiscaden and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2474: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for speech-language
pathologists, audiologists, unlicensed mental health practitioners, alcohol and drug counselors, and hearing
instrument dispensers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 148.515, subdivision 3; 148.517, by
adding a subdivision; 148.518, subdivision 2; 148.5193, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6, and by adding a
subdivision; 148B.60, subdivision 3; 148B.68, subdivision 1; 148B.69, by adding a subdivision; 148B.71,
subdivision 1; 148C.01, subdivisions 2, 7, 9, 10, and by adding a subdivision; 148C.03, subdivision 1;
148C.04, by adding subdivisions; 148C.06, subdivision 1; 148C.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 148C.11,
subdivision 1; 153A.13, subdivision 9, and by adding subdivisions; 153A.14, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2h, 4, 4a,
and by adding subdivisions; and 153A.15, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections
148.5193, subdivisions 3 and 5; and 148C.04, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2475: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the payment of omitted salary
deductions to the public employees retirement association by certain employees of Dakota county.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Stumpf; Krentz; Langseth; Moe, R.D. and Laidig introduced--

S.F. No. 2476: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for ring dikes.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing pension coverage for certain tribal
police officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 353.64, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to domestic violence; requiring the domestic fatality review
committee to collect data relating to domestic violence deaths; amending Laws 1999, chapter 216, article
2, section 27, by adding subdivisions.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2479: 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.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2480: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring metered ramp study by department of
transportation; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2481: A bill for an act relating to highways; changing restriction of lanes on I-35W and I-394;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; establishing speed limit on marked
interstate highway 35E in St. Paul at 55 miles per hour; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
169.14, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2483: A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; reducing rate of vehicle registration
tax; dedicating portion of motor vehicle excise tax revenues to highways; proposing amendment to the
Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, to dedicate minimum of 50 percent of motor vehicle excise tax
receipts to highways; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.013,
subdivision 1a; and 297B.09, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2484: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring vehicles to be driven in the
right-hand lane unless overtaking slower vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.18,
subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to controlled substances; delaying the effective date for
classifying Carisoprodol as a schedule IV controlled substance; amending Laws 1997, chapter 239, article
4, section 15, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2486: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for community notification for
certain high-risk juvenile sex offenders; requiring juvenile courts to retain jurisdiction over certain juvenile
sex offenders for a specified period of time; clarifying that courts may not modify statutory sex offender
registration requirements in the best interests of the child; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 260B.130, by adding a subdivision; 260B.193, by adding a
subdivision; and 260B.198, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 244.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2487: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for local bridge
replacement and rehabilitation; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2488: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money for a department of natural resources district office in Pelican Rapids.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the board of
trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to demolish structures, eliminate blight, and
construct parking facilities and necessary amenities on certain recently acquired land at Moorhead state
university; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Langseth introduced--

S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to the building code; exempting border cities from Minnesota
Rules, chapters 7672 and 7674; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds for a
wastewater infrastructure funding project; appropriating money to the Green Lake sanitary sewer and
water district.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting the stocking of muskie on Lake
Miltona.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ourada, Limmer and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the definition of a metro area school
district; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 28.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.H.; Oliver; Belanger; Limmer and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for regional
public safety training facilities; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Stevens, Lourey, Ourada, Ring and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an elevator
at the Mora Workforce Center; authorizing state bonds.

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

Senators Scheevel and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to education; altering the definition of marginal cost pupil
units; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5 and 6.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Scheevel and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2497: 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 Stumpf, Lessard, Kinkel, Lourey and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; increasing payments for certain natural
resources land; providing an inflation adjustment; conveying title to consolidated conservation lands to the
counties in which the lands are located; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 477A.12; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84A.01; 84A.02; 84A.03; 84A.04; 84A.07; 84A.08; 84A.09; 84A.10;
84A.101; 84A.11; 84A.20; 84A.21; 84A.22; 84A.23; 84A.26; 84A.27; 84A.28; 84A.29; 84A.30; 84A.31;
84A.32; 84A.33; 84A.36; 84A.37; 84A.38; 84A.39; 84A.40; 84A.41; 84A.42; 84A.50; 84A.51; 84A.52;
84A.53; 84A.54; 84A.55; 84A.56; and 84A.57.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Sams and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying medical assistance
reimbursement requirements for speech-language pathologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 8b.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Oliver, Scheid, Kiscaden and Pappas introduced--

S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; changing definitions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 309.501, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Murphy, Wiener, Stumpf, Lourey and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2501: 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 at the Fond Du Lac
Tribal and Community College; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to the county of Kittson; granting the county board limited
authority to initiate the dissolution of towns in the county having a certain population.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Samuelson, Kinkel, Day, Berglin and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a wage increase for certain
employees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.501, by adding a
subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 28; Laws 1999, chapter
245, article 1, section 2, subdivision 8.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Kierlin, Hanson, Olson, Larson and Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for an alternative to the profile of
learning for charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision
10.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the prevention of sexually
transmitted infections.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing survivor benefits to certain surviving
spouses of deceased members of the Minneapolis Fire Relief Association; amending Laws 1965, chapter
519, section 1, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Kiscaden, Scheevel, Kierlin and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the board of
trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to design, construct, and renovate horticultural
facilities at university center Rochester; authorizing state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Murphy, Flynn, Ourada, Belanger and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing collector vehicles to display a blue
light as part of brake light; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 169.64, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Janezich, Hottinger, Stumpf, Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2509: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the Minnesota talented youth math
project; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Knutson, Ranum and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to real property; certificates of value; common interest
ownership communities; redemptions of realty; making technical changes; modifying procedural
requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 272.115, subdivision 1; 514.15; 550.24;
580.24; and 581.10; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 515B.1-102; and 515B.1-116;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 550.25.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Vickerman, Frederickson, Scheevel, Murphy and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing entry on property for examination
and survey; allowing towns to recover certain costs incurred in establishing cartways; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 164.07, by adding a subdivision; and 164.08, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Ring; Lourey; Kelley, S.P.; Janezich and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating Northern Technology
Initiative, Inc.; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116T.

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

Senators Stevens and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; prohibiting tribes from making certain
contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 10A.15, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring changes to the perch limit on inland
waters.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for using artificial
lights to locate animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97B.081, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Novak, Hanson and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to Anoka county; clarifying the effect of certain requirements
on an appointed department head; amending Laws 1989, chapter 243, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Novak and Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing continued insurance coverage for
spouses of certain retirees.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Foley, Ring, Lourey, Lesewski and Higgins introduced--

S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing state aid for early childhood family
education; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 205, article 1, section 65; and section 71,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Johnson, D.J.; Moe, R.D.; Stumpf; Stevens and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for annual adjustments of certain
payments in lieu of taxation; transferring administration of the program to the commissioner of revenue;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 477A.11, subdivision 1; 477A.12; 477A.13; and 477A.14;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Stevens, Solon, Samuelson and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to nursing facilities; adding an exception to the moratorium on
licensing and certification of new beds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
144A.071, subdivision 4a.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing standards for the creation of
corporations by political subdivisions; providing for the continuation of existing corporations created by
political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 238.08, subdivision 3; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes 1998, chapter 465; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 465.715,
subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 465.715, subdivision 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Vickerman, Krentz, Piper, Kierlin and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding eligibility for ethanol producer
payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 41A.09, subdivision 3a; Laws 1999, chapter 231,
section 11, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senators Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of prior service credit in the
public employees retirement association by certain members of the Spring Lake Park Fire Department, Inc.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; for a grant to the city
of Dassel to complete renovations and accessibility improvements in the ergot museum; authorizing
issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; for a grant to the city
of Litchfield for the city library; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; for a grant to the city
of Dassel for expansion of the wastewater treatment plant; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Janezich, Novak, Krentz, Laidig and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating
money for statewide natural resources purposes.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Dille; Johnson, D.E. and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2528: A bill for an act relating to McLeod county; extending the authority to temporarily
office in Glencoe township; amending Laws 1995, chapter 207, article 2, section 37.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing minimum wages in community
nursing facilities equal to the starting wage at the Minnesota veterans homes; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Lesewski, Belanger, Langseth, Vickerman and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to the city of Luverne; allowing the city to provide border
development zone tax incentives; providing an allocation of state tax reductions for the city; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Lesewski, Vickerman, Scheevel, Belanger and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to taxes; eliminating June accelerated payments of sales, liquor,
and cigarette and tobacco taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297F.09, subdivisions 1 and
2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; and 289A.20, subdivision 4;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 6; and
297G.09, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Foley, Lesewski, Piper, Ring and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to education; changing funding for adult basic education
programs; establishing an adult education policy review board; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 124D.52, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; Laws 1999, chapter 205,
article 4, section 12, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.53.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lesewski, Stumpf, Olson, Vickerman and Dille introduced--

S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to education funding; continuing funding for
telecommunications access grants; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 4,
section 27, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Lourey and Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to insurance; repealing the small employer alternative health
benefit plan pilot project; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 62L.055.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Dille; Belanger; Johnson, D.J. and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; eliminating the penalty and
modifying interest due on underpayment of the accelerated June sales tax liability; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 289A.55, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
289A.60, subdivision 15.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Lesewski, Runbeck, Larson, Vickerman and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to occupations; providing an exception for barber shop
registration fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 154.10, subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance
of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Pipestone for the Pipestone County Museum.

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

Senators Lesewski; Johnson, D.E.; Berg; Murphy and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to taxes; exempting the purchase of certain property used in
constructing a law enforcement and family service center in Yellow Medicine county from sales and use
taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Runbeck, Lesewski, Novak, Janezich and Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for the alien labor
certification program.

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

Senators Krentz and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; requiring the legislature to adopt certain rules
of procedure; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senators Lessard and Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Aitkin county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the
Minnesota state retirement system and public employees retirement association; authorizing the purchase
of prior and uncredited interim military service credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 353.01, subdivision 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Krentz, Knutson, Hanson, Foley and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the equity revenue program;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 24.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Krentz, Knutson, Janezich and Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing permanent funding for gifted
and talented programs as a component of general education revenue; 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 Berglin; Johnson, D.J.; Hottinger and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to the MinnesotaCare tax; requiring third-party purchasers to
withhold the MinnesotaCare tax from payment to hospitals, surgical centers, and health care providers;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 295.50, subdivisions 3, 9b, and by adding subdivisions;
295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 295.53, subdivisions 2 and 3; 295.54,
subdivision 1; 295.55, by adding a subdivision; 295.57, subdivision 1; and 295.59; Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, sections 295.50, subdivision 4; 295.53, subdivision 1; and 295.55, subdivisions 2 and 3;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 295.52, subdivision 6; 295.53, subdivisions 4 and 4a; 295.55,
subdivisions 5 and 6; and 295.582; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 295.52, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the recovery of sunken logs
on inland waters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Metzen; Olson; Robertson; Kelley, S.P. and Murphy introduced--

S.F. No. 2547: A bill for an act relating to the capitol area; requiring the capitol area architectural and
planning board to select a site in the capitol area for installation of the memorial to Minnesota firefighters
that is now installed at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Crosslake to impose a local
sales and use tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas, Larson, Anderson, Wiener and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to commerce; banning the sale or rental of certain video games
to children; prohibiting the public showing, display, or other exhibition of certain video games in specified
places; providing remedies; requiring a study; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325I.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Pappas, Hanson, Higgins, Lourey and Anderson introduced--

S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing funding for voluntary,
full-day kindergarten; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pappas, Robertson, Krentz, Scheevel and Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for teacher recruitment and retention;
appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Kelley, S.P. introduced--

S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to employment agencies; providing for waiver of bond
requirement in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 184.30, subdivision 1.

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

Senators Lessard, Langseth, Day, Pariseau and Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2553: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing a video lottery pilot project to be
conducted by the state lottery; providing for the allocation of gross receipts; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 349A.01, subdivisions 7, 8, 11, and by adding a subdivision; 349A.04; 349A.05; 349A.06,
subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 8, and 11; 349A.08, subdivisions 1 and 5; 349A.09, subdivision 1; 349A.10,
subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 5; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, and by adding a
subdivision; 349A.13; and 609.75, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 349A.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a one-time exemption from penalty for
omission of the public advertisement requirement of the truth-in-taxation process for Wadena county.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Pappas, Anderson, Olson, Pogemiller and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that the education expense credit and
deduction apply to certain expenditures for prekindergarten expenses and museum memberships;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; and 290.0674,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to counties; increasing payments in lieu of taxes; imposing
certain conditions on state acquisition of lands in counties having 50 percent or more of acreage in public
ownership; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 477A.12; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; increasing filing fee for vehicle transactions;
making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.33, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the authority of certain towns in St. Louis
county to impose an aggregate materials tax; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 231, article 8, section 15.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2559: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the reimbursement rate for
certain dental providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.76.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Betzold and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to water; modifying board membership on watershed
management organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 103B.227,
subdivision 2.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; exempting purchases by fire
departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.25, subdivision 56; and 297B.03;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Samuelson, Krentz, Fischbach, Wiener and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility of the senior drug
program; increasing the asset limits for the qualified Medicare beneficiaries; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 256.955, as amended; and Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.057,
subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Ziegler introduced--

S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited
land that borders public water in Martin county.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Fischbach and Metzen introduced--

S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to retirement; firefighters' relief association; increasing asset
thresholds for certain financial reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 69.051, subdivisions 1
and 1a.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Kiscaden, Samuelson, Solon, Sams and Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to health; crediting tobacco settlement revenues to the health
care access fund; modifying provider premium tax; eliminating the MinnesotaCare provider taxes on a
contingent basis; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.15, subdivision 1; and 292.52, by
adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 295.52, subdivision 7; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Foley and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2566: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing certain individuals to
simultaneously receive family support grants and community-based waivered services; setting a floor for
family support grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 252.32, subdivisions 1a and 3.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Hottinger, Foley and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to human services; mental retardation protection; requiring
legislative recommendations.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Pariseau, Belanger, Novak, Metzen and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2568: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; permitting location of a branch bank in
Vasa township under certain conditions.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Scheid, Solon, Day, Oliver and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2569: A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing insurance coverage for vicarious
liability for punitive and exemplary damages; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
60A.06, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Janezich and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to St. Louis county; increasing the authorized number for a
position in the unclassified service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 383C.035.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Ranum, Krentz and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing funding for voluntary,
full-day kindergarten; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
126C.05, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Berg introduced--

S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing training for emergency response
personnel in securing ruptured gas mains; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299J.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Berg; Frederickson; Johnson, D.E.; Langseth and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing the marking of canoe and
boating routes on a portion of the Chippewa river; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.32,
subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the reimbursement rate for dental
providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.76.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Stumpf, Langseth, Janezich, Murphy and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to economic development; regulating eligibility of farmers for
the dislocated worker program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 268.975,
subdivision 3.

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

Senators Stumpf; Dille; Vickerman; Moe, R.D. and Sams introduced--

S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing certain shareholders of family
farm corporations and partnerships to reside off homestead property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 273.124, subdivisions 8 and 14.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

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

S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility rate adjustment;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Betzold introduced--

S.F. No. 2578: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for one or two license plates on
collector and similar vehicles at the owner's discretion; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
169.79.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to trade regulations; regulating certain prescription drug
discounts; providing remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Ziegler, Lesewski and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to the environment; creating a state and county environmental
partnership program for ISTS improvement and replacement; appropriating money; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ziegler and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2581: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance
of bonds; appropriating money to Watonwan county to renovate and expand the Watonwan county/St.
James library.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Ziegler, Stevens, Stumpf and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2582: A bill for an act relating to education; restoring in 2001 interactive television levy
authority to the full amount previously authorized; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1999 Supplement, section 126C.40, subdivision 4; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 4, section 27,
subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Kiscaden, Samuelson, Larson, Oliver and Solon introduced--

S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to human services; reducing the notice period for persons
ineligible for MinnesotaCare because their incomes exceed the program income limit; expanding the
requirement for the provision of information on private health insurance coverage to MinnesotaCare
enrollees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.05, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999
Supplement, section 256L.07, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Janezich, Knutson, Pogemiller, Krentz and Robertson introduced--

S.F. No. 2584: A bill for an act relating to education; addressing certain food service provisions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.111, subdivision 1; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 7,
section 2, subdivisions 2 and 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.1155,
subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Pariseau, Stevens and Kiscaden introduced--

S.F. No. 2585: 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 Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; increasing fee for deputy registrars; making
clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.33, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the tourism
loan program.

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

Senator Kinkel introduced--

S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; creating immunity for placement of water
buoys; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Hottinger, Samuelson, Betzold, Berglin and Novak introduced--

S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the senior drug
program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, subdivisions 1 and 2;
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256.955, subdivisions 4, 8, and 9.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring the commissioner of corrections
to develop a plan for services and transitional housing for native American women leaving incarceration;
requiring a report.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the sales tax rebate to certain taxpayers;
extending certain dates for the sales tax rebate; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243,
article 1, section 2.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for
independent school district No. 2215, Norman County East.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Stumpf, Langseth, Dille, Sams and Moe, R.D. introduced--

S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for assistance to farm families
in northwestern and west central Minnesota; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying criteria for membership in the local
government employees correctional plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
353E.02.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Neuville, Krentz, Robertson, Hanson and Janezich introduced--

S.F. No. 2595: A bill for an act relating to education; planning for an addition to the library for the
blind and physically handicapped; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Janezich; Kelly, R.C.; Cohen; Kierlin and Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money to the city of Lake Lillian to construct a community center.

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

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing case management rates for
Kandiyohi county under the alternative care program and the elderly waiver; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 256B.0913, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.0915, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Johnson, D.E. introduced--

S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates under the
alternative care and elderly waiver programs for Kandiyohi county; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 256B.0913, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.0915, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Johnson, D.E.; Foley; Samuelson; Larson and Frederickson introduced--

S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a study of and long-range plan for
surplus buildings at regional treatment centers.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to taxes; eliminating June accelerated payments of sales, liquor,
and cigarette and tobacco taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297F.09, subdivisions 1 and
2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; and 289A.20, subdivision 4;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 6; and
297G.09, subdivision 5.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Krentz, Betzold, Vickerman, Spear and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Sams, Murphy, Pogemiller, Laidig and Price introduced--

S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Foley; Johnson, D.J.; Higgins; Anderson and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Langseth, Hottinger, Novak, Flynn and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to improve the
Gillette children's hospital in Ramsey county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

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

S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating
money for new roads in the Maxson-Dale business center.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Vickerman, Krentz, Lessard and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for water pollution
control.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to education; using operating capital revenue for school media
centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 14.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Langseth, Hanson, Janezich, Robertson and Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and
to better public buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for the
commissioner of the department of children, families, and learning to issue library facilities grants;
authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 134.45.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Hottinger, Pappas and Belanger introduced--

S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying reporting requirements related to tax
increment financing districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.175, subdivisions 5 and 6;
repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.175, subdivision 6a.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Stevens, Runbeck, Kierlin and Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for the size of the legislature;
providing conditions for the organization of legislative committees; limiting the service of legislature
leaders; changing certain legislative terms; providing term limits; proposing an amendment to the
Minnesota Constitution, articles IV, section 4; and V, sections 2 and 4; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998,
section 2.021; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senator Stevens introduced--

S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to government jurisdiction; requiring the pollution control
agency to administer a memorandum of understanding on underground injection control.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stumpf; Spear; Moe, R.D.; Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--

S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to corrections; allocating correctional fees; eliminating
proration of state reimbursement for probation officer salaries; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section
244.19, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 241.272, subdivision 6.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating a state mandate requiring certain electric
energy to be generated by using biomass as a fuel; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216B.2424,
subdivision 5.

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

Senators Foley; Ranum; Johnson, D.J.; Kelley, S.P. and Hottinger introduced--

S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to public health; providing that a person who leaves an
unharmed newborn child at a hospital may not be prosecuted; providing for duties to be undertaken by a
hospital when accepting an unharmed newborn child; providing immunity from liability for hospitals and
their personnel when carrying out those duties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 145; and 609.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senators Foley, Betzold and Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to forfeiture; clarifying procedures under the DWI forfeiture
law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.1217, subdivision 8; and 169.128; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 169.1217, subdivisions 1, 7, 7a, and 9.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Neuville introduced--

S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; allowing the
purchase of service credit for private American schools located in foreign countries; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 354.536, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to taxes; local sales and use tax; expanding the uses for the
Hermantown local sales tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Marty, Betzold and Kleis introduced--

S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to openness in government; expanding the legislative open
meeting law to cover caucuses and conference committee negotiations; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 3.055, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to housing; regulating the urban Indian housing program;
amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.07, subdivision 15.

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

Senators Pogemiller and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing a public waters work permit
exemption for the Mississippi whitewater trail; appropriating money and authorizing bonds for the
construction of a whitewater course on the Mississippi river.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Stumpf and Samuelson introduced--

S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance pharmacy
dispensing fee; requiring demonstration providers to reimburse pharmacies at or above the medical
assistance rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota
Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Marty introduced--

S.F. No. 2623: A bill for an act relating to elections; expanding certain definitions; requiring certain
campaign finance reports to be filed and published electronically; requiring notice of independent
expenditures; requiring reports of excess spending by candidates who do not agree to limit spending;
reducing certain contribution limits and spending limits; limiting independent expenditures by political
parties on behalf of their own candidates as a condition of receiving a public subsidy; imposing campaign
contribution and spending limits on political party caucuses as a condition of receiving a public subsidy;
limiting multicandidate expenditures by political parties; increasing public subsidies for candidates who
agree to lower contribution limits; increasing spending limits and public subsidies to respond to
independent expenditures and excess spending by nonparticipating candidates; repealing the income tax
checkoff for election campaigns; increasing the maximum political contribution refund from $50 to $100;
imposing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 200.02,
subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.01,
subdivisions 18, 21, and by adding a subdivision; 10A.02, subdivision 11a; 10A.14, subdivision 2; 10A.20,
subdivisions 2, 6b, and by adding subdivisions; 10A.25, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 10, and by adding
subdivisions; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivisions 1, 11, and by adding subdivisions; 10A.275,
subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivisions 1 and 2; 10A.315; 10A.322; and 290.06, subdivision 23; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
sections 10A.25, subdivision 6; and 10A.31.

Referred to the Committee on Election Laws.

Senators Marty and Ring introduced--

S.F. No. 2624: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions of the Nongovernmental
Pharmaceutical Contracting Alliance; requiring certain prescription drug contracting disclosures;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.94; and 62J.381.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Junge introduced--

S.F. No. 2625: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; modifying the availability of
certain juvenile records for certain background checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement,
section 299C.095, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Neuville, Belanger and Day introduced--

S.F. No. 2626: 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.

Senators Foley, Spear, Ranum, Knutson and Fischbach introduced--

S.F. No. 2627: A bill for an act relating to taxes; establishing time limit for certain revenue recapture
claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999, section 270A.03, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senators Moe, R.D.; Stumpf; Sams; Langseth and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to agricultural relief; providing for a payment to farmers at risk
based on the acreage of agricultural use land; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.