State of Minnesota


Eighty-First Legislature


SENATE AGENDA


Eighty-First Day


Thursday, March 2, 2000


8:30 A.M.


TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS

Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills


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

Senators Pogemiller and Stumpf introduced--

S.F. No. 3682: 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 with certain
conditions; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

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

S.F. No. 3683: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the stream
maintenance program.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Junge and Knutson introduced--

S.F. No. 3684: A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; requiring the commissioner of public
safety to prescribe standards for identification of beer kegs; requiring retailers of beer to maintain records
of sale of beer kegs and to record the identification number of each beer keg sold; providing penalties;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senators Ranum, Foley, Lourey, Terwilliger and Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3685: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring certain information to be available;
establishing a toll-free telephone number and Web site; requiring a survey of home visiting services;
appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.76, subdivision 2; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3686: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to study the
management of aggregate spending under the traumatic brain injury home and community-based services
waiver.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lesewski introduced--

S.F. No. 3687: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing certain homestead and agricultural credit
aid payments to Lincoln county; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3688: A bill for an act relating to utilities; providing that costs for relocating utility facilities
due to light rail construction be paid by the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216B.16, by
adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Novak, Hanson, Price, Betzold and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3689: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that sales of diesel fuel used to operate
commuter rail systems are exempt from the sales tax; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, sections 297A.15, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.25, subdivision 7.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senators Novak, Hanson, Price, Betzold and Scheid introduced--

S.F. No. 3690: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that purchases of construction materials
and equipment used to provide commuter rail services are exempt from the sales tax; amending Minnesota
Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senators Krentz and Hanson introduced--

S.F. No. 3691: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing
bonds for the critical habitat matching account.

Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

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

S.F. No. 3692: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; requiring that diesel fuel sold in the state
contain a minimum of five percent biodiesel fuel oil by weight; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 239.

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

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3693: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Historical Society; appropriating money for a
bust of former United States Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun.

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

Senator Kelly, R.C. introduced--

S.F. No. 3694: A bill for an act relating to judiciary finance; requesting a study of and report on court
fines, fees, and surcharges.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

S.F. No. 3695: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring metropolitan council to
report on the future of the metro mobility transit system.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

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

S.F. No. 3696: A bill for an act relating to the operation of state government; crime prevention and
judiciary finance; appropriating money for the judicial branch, criminal justice technology infrastructure
improvements and grants, Community Corrections Act subsidy grants, and grants to reduce sex offender
supervision caseloads.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

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

S.F. No. 3697: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring the board of trustees of Minnesota state
colleges and universities and board of regents of University of Minnesota to establish a joint pilot project
in e-mentoring; appropriating money.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Cohen introduced--

S.F. No. 3698: A bill for an act relating to corrections; creating an advisory task force to study the
department of corrections' release policies and procedures concerning mentally ill inmates and inmates
confined in punitive segregation; requiring a report.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Wiener introduced--

S.F. No. 3699: A bill for an act relating to commerce; enacting the Uniform Electronic Transactions
Act adopted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; proposing coding for
new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325L.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Senator Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 3700: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an increased levy limit base for the city
of Circle Pines.

Referred to the Committee on Local and Metropolitan Government.

Senators Wiener, Murphy and Larson introduced--

S.F. No. 3701: A bill for an act relating to state government; excepting the University of Minnesota
from the selection process administered by the designer selection board; amending Minnesota Statutes
1998, section 16B.33, subdivisions 3, 3a, and 4.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

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

S.F. No. 3702: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing Knowledge Transfer, Inc., a
public corporation to develop instructional programs and services to train and prepare the state's
workforce; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136G.

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

Senator Lessard introduced--

S.F. No. 3703: A bill for an act relating to Indians; recognizing the Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi
Chippewa as a state recognized Indian tribe.

Referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans.

Senator Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 3704: A bill for an act relating to transportation; imposing fair use standard for use of freeway
ramp meters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 174.03, by adding a subdivision.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation.

Senator Wiger introduced--

S.F. No. 3705: 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, or the city
of 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 Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3706: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring counties to provide notices to real property
owners recommending periodic testing of wells and providing other information; directing the
commissioner of health to create the notice; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I.

Referred to the Committee on Health and Family Security.

Senator Lourey introduced--

S.F. No. 3707: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Cloquet to impose a local sales
tax.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Johnson, D.H. introduced--

S.F. No. 3708: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing oversight and regulation
of state job training programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 4A.

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

Senator Runbeck introduced--

S.F. No. 3709: A bill for an act relating to taxation; civil penalties; modifying penalty for failure to pay
tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 289A.60, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 3710: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the provision for trespasses on school
property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.605, subdivision 4.

Referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention.

Senator Olson introduced--

S.F. No. 3711: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the kindergarten through grade 12
education credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.0674, subdivision 1.

Referred to the Committee on Children, Families and Learning.

Senator Day introduced--

S.F. No. 3712: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain motor vehicle sales; amending
Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.275.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.