State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Eightieth Day


Wednesday, March 1, 2000


12:00 Noon


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3664: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association;
authorizing certain trades personnel employed by independent school district No. 625, St. Paul, to elect an
exclusion from retirement plan coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 353.01,
subdivision 2b; Laws 1965, chapter 705, section 1, subdivision 4, as amended.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Kierlin introduced--

S.F. No. 3665: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the Minnesota
state colleges and universities for projects at Winona State University.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 3666: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax rebate; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 3667: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an additional property tax refund for
elderly homeowners; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 290A.04, by adding a subdivision; and
290A.23, subdivision 3.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Oliver introduced--

S.F. No. 3668: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; allowing the city of Shorewood to
establish a replacement service transit program.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Berglin introduced--

S.F. No. 3669: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing employment bonuses for certain
providers of personal care assistant services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0627, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senators Janezich and Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3670: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing reimbursement for certain small
gasoline retailers for storage tank removal.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Johnson, D.J. introduced--

S.F. No. 3671: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Beaver Bay to impose a
sales and use tax; providing for use of the proceeds.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

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

S.F. No. 3672: A bill for an act relating to child care; creating a child care program for adolescent
parents who are attending school; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Ranum introduced--

S.F. No. 3673: A bill for an act relating to pawnbrokers; requiring pawnbrokers who provide law
enforcement agencies with electronic records of transactions to use a specified interchange file
specification format; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325J.05.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Foley introduced--

S.F. No. 3674: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing the city of Anoka to issue
an on-sale wine license for the Lyric Arts Theater.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Hanson, Janezich and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3675: A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring state to purchase and maintain
photo identification equipment for existing driver's license agents; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 171.061, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Rules, part
7404.0400, subpart 4, item c.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Hanson, Janezich and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3676: A bill for an act relating to early education; providing funding for early Head Start
programs; transferring TANF funds to the department of children, families, and learning; appropriating
money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senators Oliver and Terwilliger introduced--

S.F. No. 3677: A bill for an act relating to state employees; revising the advisory group for long-term
care insurance and revising its duties; postponing implementation of the long-term care insurance program
to permit input from the revised advisory group; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section
43A.318, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section 116.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 3678: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing the use of external sources of
funding for certain drainage projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103E.011, by adding a
subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3679: A bill for an act relating to state government; abolishing the pollution control agency,
the department of natural resources, the environmental quality board, the board of water and soil resources,
the office of environmental assistance, the harmful substances compensation board, the petroleum tank
release compensation board, the agricultural chemical response compensation board; abolishing certain
powers and duties of the departments of agriculture, health, public service, trade and economic
development, and transportation and the metropolitan council; establishing a task force; requiring
establishment of an employee participation committee before agency restructuring.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senator Pogemiller introduced--

S.F. No. 3680: A bill for an act relating to state agencies; prescribing procedures to be followed in
reorganization of agency functions and duties by law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 15.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senators Pogemiller and Krentz introduced--

S.F. No. 3681: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the equity revenue program; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivisions 24, 25, and 26.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.