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Hot List 2003 - 2004 Regular Session


This is an unofficial listing of House and Senate files that have become somewhat to very well-known.
This document is published by House Index and is offered for information purposes only.

The file that is being worked on is in BOLD type. If neither file is in bold type, both files are still in their respective bodies.


* Following bill description indicates additional bills located at the end of the HOT LIST table
X Indicates passed by body--After Conference Committee Action indicates CC Report adopted and repassed by BOTH bodies
vr Abbreviation for version
N/C Indicates no companion
( ) Senate File Chapter number


CN=Concurrence    CC=Conference    CH=Chapter

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Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Aboveground petroleum storage tank violations enforcement 2365 2299 X X 4/29/04 Approval -- -- 169
Ag & rural development finance provisions 2461 2428 X X 5/21/04 Approval X -- 254
ATV's, off-highway vehicles, and motorcycles operation & regulation modification 2678 X 5/14/04 House passed, sent to Senate
Biomass-fueled community energy systems 2490 1975 3/4/04 Jobs & Ec Dev Fin
Bonding (Governor's bill) 2346 2098 2/23/04 Cap Inv
Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board and fair campaign practices 2058 1907 X X 5/28/04 Approval -- -- 277
Canada; prescription drug reimportation program 2293 2/19/04 H & H Svcs Pol
Casino; privately owned metro casino authorization, revenue dedication to transportation, constitutional amendment proposed 2110 2185 2/16/04 Gov't Ops & Vets Aff
Child care center licensing fees decrease 2094 2124 2/12/04 H & H Svcs Fin
Cigarettes; fire resistance standards 2704 1791 3/11/04 Civil Law
Claims bill 2255 2038 X X 5/29/04 Line Item Vetoes (sec 2, sub 1, lines 17-22 and sec 2, sub 1, lines 22-32) X -- 271
Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Controlled substance offenses expansion to include six degrees, loitering with intent to purchase offense and drug treatment diversion program creatio 1829 1802 2/5/04 Judiciary Pol & Fin
Cosmetology and barbering regs merger under one examiners board 3102 2953 3/18/04 Jobs & Ec Dev Fin - SEE HF2640
CriMNet SEE HF 2087, Omnibus data practices
Dangerous animal ownership limitations, registration, penalties 1593 1530 X X 5/29/04 Approval -- X 264
Death penalty for first-degree murder 1602 1860 5/8/03 Judiciary Pol & Fin
DHS housekeeping bill 2637 2883 X 4/26/04 Senate Health & Family Security
DHS policy bill 2724 2882 X 4/26/04 Senate Health & Family Security
Drivers licenses; school attendance as req for possession of drivers license or permit 1986 2036 3/11/04 Ed Finance
DWI; blood alcohol reduction from 0.10 to 0.08 97 58 X X 5/27/04 Approval -- X 283
Electronics with cathode ray tubes; waste management programs 882 838 3/13/03 Env & Nat Resources Pol
Flags; real estate display restrictions prohibition 2410 2593 X X 5/19/04 Passed House, returned to Senate
Forecast bill; K-12 and health & human services appropriations adjustments 2867 2732 X X 5/29/04 Approval X -- 272
Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Forest management investment fund 2660 2317 3/11/04 Env & Nat Resources Fin
Gambling; tipboard games 2520 2434 3/11/04 Taxes
Gas drive-offs; fueling up without paying penalties increase 2763 2321 X 5/6/04 Senate Crime Prev & Public Safety
Health occupations licensing and reqs 2175 2351 X X 5/29/04 Approval -- X 279
Heritage Enhancement Fund, sales tax increase, constitutional amendment proposed 1166 401 5/12/04 Ways & Means
Homeowners Protection Act; mold contamination 1801 2248 5/15/04 Calendar
Initiative and referendum, constitutional amendment proposed 250 1565 2/19/04 Ways & Means
Internet/telecom access equity aid for school districts 2195 2123 2/19/04 Ed Finance
Lands bill 2334 2204 X X 5/29/04 Approval -- X 262
Life estate and joint tenancy continuation allowance effective date modification, refunds 2525 2667 3/15/04 Judiciary Pol & Fin
Marriage; judicial branch not to define marriage 3003 4/1/04 Senate Rules
Medical assistance eligibility; asset transfers prohibition exception 2581 2112 X X 5/28/04 Approval -- -- 266
Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Medical malpractice liability reform 2038 2385 2/12/04 Civil Law
Methamphetamine manufacturing 1989 1580 3/15/04 Judiciary Pol & Fin
Methamphetamine-related crimes 2700 2148 3/3/04 Judiciary Pol & Fin
Minimum wage increase 102 3 X 4/14/04 Comm, Jobs & Ec Dev
MNCare; vision services coverage 2709 2585 3/15/04 H & H Svcs Fin
National Guard tuition reimbursement increase 1820 1838 2/19/04 State Gov't Fin
National Guard; guard or reserve status employer inquiry prohibition 1783 1609 3/22/04 Jud Pol & Fin
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; social studies and science standards authorization and implementation 2558 2780 X 3/22/04 Senate Education
Northstar Trail Corridor bonds and funding 3140 3007 3/25/04 Transp Fin
Obesity/weight gain from food consumption; actions prohibited 3164 4/5/04 Civil Law
Omnibus bonding bill 2991 3057 X -- 5/6/04 Failed in Senate
Omnibus data practices 2087 1889 X X 5/29/04 Approval -- X 290
Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Omnibus deficit reduction bill - Senate (Veterans homes wood shop profits - House) 956 982 X X 4/7/04 Senate passed
Omnibus environment & natural resources 1867 1629 X 4/15/04 Senate tabled
Omnibus family law 778 758 X 3/11/04 Senate Finance - SEE House vr of SF1758, tabled in Senate
Omnibus gambling 2521 2435 X X 4/30/04 Approval -- -- 172
Omnibus game and fish; mourning dove hunting season 2368 2203 X X 5/19/04 Approval X -- 215
Omnibus jobs & economic development 3090 2591 X 4/15/04 Senate tabled
Omnibus K-12 education policy bill 1793 1774 X X 5/26/04 Approval -- X 294
Omnibus liquor bill 2816 2696 X X 5/29/04 VETOED X -- 237
Omnibus public finance bill 3081 2846 X 5/11/04 Senate tabled
Omnibus state government finance 2684 2687 X 4/15/04 Senate tabled
Omnibus tax bill 2540 2302 X X 4/29/04 Senate passed
Omnibus transportation finance bill 3141 X 4/15/04 Senate tabled
Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Ovarian cancer surveillance tests insurance coverage for those at risk 2685 2560 3/10/04 H & H Svcs Pol
Paternity presumptions (HF778, Omnibus Family Law bill attached to this bill in the House on 5/11/04) 1857 1758 X X 5/14/04 Returned to Senate w/House amend, tabled
Patient Safety and Consumer Information Act 2127 2080 X X 5/15/04 Approval -- -- 198
Patients' bill of rights; civilly committed sexual offenders SEE HF2277, DHS licensing bill
Personal rapid transit demonstration project 1686 1704 3/11/04 Cap Invest
Pickles; home canned food sale at farmers markets authorization 1864 3/1/04 H & H Svcs Pol - SEE SF2428, Ag & rural dev finance bill
Prisons; individuals committed to the state housed in private prisons, commissioner to request proposals 2514 2598 2/26/04 Judiciary Pol & Fin
Revisor's bill 2577 2131 X X 5/19/04 Approval -- -- 228
School district employees health insurance pool 2384 2491 3/4/04 Ed Policy
Sex offenders; Corrections Board creation, level III sex offender civil commitment determination 2149 2008 2/16/04 Judiciary Pol & Fin
Smoking prohibition in certain public places, places of employment, public transportation, and public meetings 2411 2381 2/23/04 H & H Svcs Pol
Spam; unauthorized email message transmission protections 2948 2622 3/10/04 Comm, Jobs & Ec Dev
Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Stadium; metropolitan stadium authority establishment, members and powers 3089 2536 5/5/04 Ways & Means
Stem cell and human embryo research funding restrictions 2026 2129 2/12/04 H & H Svcs Pol
Tax incentives for certain retailers limitations 2316 2478 3/17/04 Taxes
Taxpayer's Bill of Rights 3135 1073 3/25/04 Taxes
Telecommunications; directory assistance, cable systems, wireless customer protections, calling areas, telephone company plans 2151 2774 X X 5/29/04 Approval -- X 261
Tobacco product tax increase, MNCare provider tax decrease, MCHA assessment elimination 2533 2468 3/10/04 Taxes
Transportation policy bill; second highway beltline around metropolitan area planning, toll road, driver's license, and vehicle registration regulations 2247 2335 X 5/13/04 Senate tabled
Transportation; MNDOT housekeeping bill 2479 2263 X X 5/29/04 Approval -- X 295
Tuition reciprocity program reqs modifications 1872 1825 2/05/04 Hi Ed Fin
Veterans homes wood shop profits (Deficit reduction bill - Senate) 956 982 X X 4/7/04 Senate passed (for Veterans homes wood shop profits language SEE House vr of SF1080)
Voting; uniform statewide voting system 1703 1666 5/15/04 Calendar
Wind energy development 2268 2584 2/19/04 Reg Ind
Subject HF SF H S Status CN CC CH
Wireless consumer protections 1692 1862 3/1/04 General Register
Workers' compensation provisions; "personal injury" definition to include injury from certain vaccines, alternative benefits 2915 2844 5/15/04 Calendar

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