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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, February 10, 2000


The following House Files were introduced:

Paulsen, Abrams, Rest, Davids and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 3075, A bill for an act relating to taxation; recodifying insurance tax laws; providing for civil and criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 43A.316, subdivision 9; 43A.317, subdivision 8; 60A.19, subdivision 8; 60A.198, subdivision 3; 60A.208, subdivision 8; 60A.209, subdivision 3; 60C.17; 60E.04, subdivision 4; 60E.095; 61B.30, subdivision 1; 62C.01, subdivision 3; 62E.10, subdivision 1; 62E.13, subdivision 10; 62L.13, subdivision 3; 62T.10; 64B.24; 71A.04, subdivision 1; 79.252, subdivision 4; 79.34, subdivision 1a; 176A.08; 290.35, subdivisions 2, 3, and 6; 295.58; and 424.165; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 43A.23, subdivision 1; and 60A.19, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297I; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.15; 60A.152; 60A.198, subdivision 6; 60A.199, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; 60A.209, subdivisions 4 and 5; 69.54; 69.55; 69.56; 69.57; 69.58; 69.59; 69.60; 69.61; 71A.04, subdivision 2; 299F.21; 299F.22; 299F.23; 299F.24; 299F.25; and 299F.26; Minnesota Rules, part 2765.1500, subpart 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3076, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the repair or replacement of auto glass; regulating insurance claims practices; providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.201, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

Koskinen, Otremba, Chaudhary and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 3077, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility of the prescription drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Rukavina, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 3078, A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating money to the Minnesota state colleges and universities for projects at the Mesabi Range Community and Technical College, Eveleth campus.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Koskinen, Wejcman, Dorn, Luther and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3079, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing nursing facility salary adjustment per diem; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 2i.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Skoe introduced:

H. F. No. 3080, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; expanding the definitions of agricultural production and farm machinery to include maple syrup harvesting and related machinery; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.01, subdivisions 13 and 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Storm introduced:

H. F. No. 3081, A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating money to the Minnesota state colleges and universities for projects at Mankato State University.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Tuma, Pelowski, Entenza, Storm, Leppik, Finseth, Dehler and Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 3082, A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing the higher education facilities authority bonding authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136A.29, subdivision 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Bakk; Holsten; Anderson, I.; Mares and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 3083, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an exchange of revenue producing state land for certain nonrevenue producing permanent school fund lands; requiring reimbursement for lost revenue.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 3084, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Lake county.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Bishop, Stanek, Solberg and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 3085, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Bakk, Osthoff, Tuma and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 3086, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds for development of the Gitchi-Gami state trail.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Abrams, Rest, Mares, McElroy and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 3087, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain sales or leases of motor vehicles by a nonprofit corporation from sales and use or motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivision 16; and 297B.03.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Skoglund and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 3088, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding the definition of "crime of violence" in the gun control law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 624.712, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Tomassoni, Daggett and Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3089, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the long-term care insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0672, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Kahn, Osthoff, Greenfield, Biernat and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 3090, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Tomassoni, Milbert, Rukavina, Workman, Molnau and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 3091, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; clarifying provision requiring vehicles to be driven in right-hand lane except under certain circumstances; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.18, subdivision 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Greiling, Gleason and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 3092, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Orfield introduced:

H. F. No. 3093, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; extending the Metropolitan Revenue Distribution Act to the counties of Chisago, Isanti, Sherburne, and Wright; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 415.16, subdivision 2; 469.177, subdivision 3; 473F.02, subdivisions 2, 3, and 7; and 473F.06.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3094, 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 a grant to the city of Pipestone for the Pipestone county museum; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Knoblach and Kalis, by request introduced:

H. F. No. 3095, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending for public purposes; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; canceling certain earlier appropriations and reducing certain earlier bond authorization; modifying capital project predesign requirements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.335, as amended; and 462A.202, subdivision 2; Laws 1996, chapter 463, sections 13, subdivision 9; and 15, subdivision 4; Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 13, subdivision 10; Laws 1999, chapter 240, article 1, sections 8, subdivision 2; and 12; and chapter 250, article 1, section 12, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Capital Investment

Storm, Dorn, Fuller, Dorman, Abeler, Cassell, Westerberg, Rostberg, Jennings, Solberg, Dehler, Tomassoni, Carlson, Pelowski, Wenzel and Leppik introduced:

H. F. No. 3096, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to Minnesota state colleges and universities to fund increased enrollment.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. No. 3097, A bill for an act relating to education; promoting healthful school buildings; improving indoor air quality; limiting the use of portable classrooms; reserving a portion of operating capital revenue for facilities purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.71, subdivisions 3 and 10; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Leppik, Rest, Gleason, Sykora, Mares, Greiling, Rhodes, Abrams and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. No. 3098, A bill for an act relating to education; restricting the phaseout of training and experience revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Hilty, Winter, Kalis, Juhnke and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 3099, A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, sections 1, 3, and 4; article VIII, section 2; creating the constitutional office of commissioner of agriculture; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15.01; and 15.06, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 10A.25, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 17.01.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Hilty and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 3100, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money for a geological interpretive center.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Abrams, Pawlenty, Erhardt, McElroy and Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 3101, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Molnau, Wagenius, Knoblach, Bishop and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 3102, A bill for an act relating to public employment; ratifying certain labor agreements; making technical changes to the Public Employment Labor Relations Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15A.0815, subdivisions 2 and 3; 85A.02, subdivision 5a; and 179A.18, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 179A.04, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Sykora, Carruthers, Greenfield, Abeler and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 3103, A bill for an act relating to health and human services; establishing the right to seek licensure for excluded adult foster care providers; changing requirements to background studies for licensed programs; establishing tribal licensing agency access to criminal history data; clarifying tort liability licensing exception for county agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 245A.03, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 245A.04, subdivisions 3 and 3b; and 466.03, subdivision 6d; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 245A.04, subdivision 3d.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Sykora, Dorn, Boudreau and Bradley introduced:

H. F. No. 3104, A bill for an act relating to child care licensing; allowing churches or religious organizations to operate child care programs under the rules governing family day care or group family day care; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 245A.14, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Hasskamp, Smith, Leighton, Carruthers and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 3105, A bill for an act relating to civil legal services; requesting the task force to study conflicts of interest arising when legal aid offices provide representation to indigent persons; amending Laws 1999, chapter 216, article 7, section 42.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Dorn, Storm, Gunther and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 3106, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for phase II of the renovation and restoration of the indoor and outdoor student athletic facilities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Greiling; Seifert, J.; Biernat; McGuire; Hausman and Tomassoni introduced:

H. F. No. 3107, A bill for an act relating to civil law; civil commitment; providing for notice to certain relatives of patients receiving or hospitalized for psychiatric or mental health care; modifying consent provisions for voluntary mental health treatment for certain minors; modifying provisions related to early intervention mental health treatment and civil commitment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 253B.065, by adding a subdivision; 253B.066, subdivision 1; and 253B.15, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 253B.04, subdivision 1; and 253B.065, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3108, 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; making a grant to the city of Lanesboro for a theater and arts center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3109, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

Mares, Westerberg, Leppik, Greiling and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 3110, A bill for an act relating to education; repealing a provision relating to participation in Minnesota amateur sports commission exhibitions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 128C.02, subdivision 3a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Abrams, Rest and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 3111, A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the qualifications for transit zone taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 24.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Broecker, Skoglund, Stanek, Holberg and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 3112, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; requiring that a predatory offender's driving record include information regarding registration requirements; providing for transfer of government data between state agencies for purposes of the offender registration system; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.54, subdivision 6; 171.12, by adding a subdivision; and 243.166, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 13.46, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 176.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Goodno, Jennings, Haas, Otremba and Bradley introduced:

H. F. No. 3113, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; permitting an additional pharmacy technician in a pharmacy if the technician is nationally certified; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 151.102, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 3114, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Polk county.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 3115, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending certain dates relating to the sales tax rebate; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Abrams and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 3116, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Mahoney, Gunther, Trimble and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3117, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Otremba, Wenzel, Winter, Hasskamp, Kalis, Murphy, Reuter, Juhnke and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 3118, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring informed consent of a female upon whom an abortion is performed; providing civil remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Bishop, Smith, Stanek, Broecker and Carruthers introduced:

H. F. No. 3119, A bill for an act relating to public defense; limiting representation by public defenders and court-appointed counsel to minors who are ten years of age or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 611.26, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 260C.163, subdivision 3; and 611.14.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Abeler, Ness, Carlson, Johnson and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3120, A bill for an act relating to education; providing that referendum equalization aid shall not be paid to a charter school or to a nonresident district; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 124D.11, subdivision 1; and 127A.47, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Howes and Hasskamp introduced:

H. F. No. 3121, A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing coverages, notice and filing requirements, and rate increase disclosures; regulating motor vehicle insurance contracts; regulating workers' compensation self-insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.085; 60A.09, subdivision 4a; 62A.024; 62A.105, subdivision 2; 62A.146; 62A.30, subdivision 2; 62A.31, by adding subdivisions; 62A.315; 62A.316; 62A.65, subdivision 8; 62Q.107; 65B.16; 65B.29, subdivisions 2 and 3; 65B.44, subdivision 3; 65B.55, subdivision 2; 72A.201, subdivision 6; 79A.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 7, and 9; and 79A.11, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 65B.44, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 72A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

Abeler, Huntley, Boudreau and Dorn introduced:

H. F. No. 3122, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions in health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256B.0945, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9; 256D.03, subdivision 3; and 256L.03, subdivision 5; Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 8, section 84; repealing Laws 1998, chapter 407, article 5, section 44.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 3123, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting charter school pupils to participate in district school extracurricular activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 123B.49, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 3124, A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for visitation enforcement; allowing court to impose certain penalties for contempt of court; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 518.175, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 3125, 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 the board of trustees of Minnesota state colleges and universities to proceed with design of library improvements at Southwest State University; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 3126, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 3127, A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; campaign finance; prohibiting a candidate who accepts a public subsidy from accepting contributions from a political committee or political fund; modifying the allocation of state elections campaign fund money for candidates; modifying the income tax checkoff for campaign finance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.27, subdivision 11; 10A.31, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, and 10b; 10A.315; 10A.321, subdivision 1; 10A.323; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.31, subdivisions 3a, 5a, 6, and 6a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3128, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying sanctions and program eligibility requirements for noncompliant MFIP recipients; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.15, by adding a subdivision; and 256.46, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256J.46, subdivisions 1, 2, and 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.46, subdivision 1a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Goodno; Mulder; Seifert, J.; Otremba and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 3129, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the income standard for medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.056, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Koskinen, Bakk, Johnson and Gleason introduced:

H. F. No. 3130, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3131, A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; prohibiting the use of MTBE as an oxygenate in gasoline sold in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 239.761, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Storm and Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 3132, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; providing for interest rates on security deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 504B.178, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Reuter and Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 3133, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VIII, by adding a section; providing for removal and replacement of elected officials who move from their districts.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 3134, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; limiting authority of the metropolitan mosquito control commission to enter certain state lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.704, subdivision 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 3135, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for acquisition and development of land for dog field trials; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 84.029, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Biernat, Entenza, Abrams and Folliard introduced:

H. F. No. 3136, A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; authorizing cities to issue on-sale intoxicating liquor, wine, and malt liquor licenses to theaters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; 340A.404, subdivision 1; and 340A.413, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

Biernat, Stanek and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 3137, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the penalties for assaulting a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.2231, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Holsten, Hackbarth, Osthoff and Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 3138, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; dedicating the in lieu of sales tax receipts on lottery tickets for natural resource purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.44, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Abrams and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 3139, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for proceedings and appeals of utility valuations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Ness and Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 3140, 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 the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to remove asbestos and otherwise improve the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems at Ridgewater college; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3141, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for school safety capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Swenson; Clark, J., and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 3142, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Richard J. Mathiowetz Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Dorn and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 3143, A bill for an act relating to education funding; creating district-sponsored choice magnet schools; authorizing district-sponsored choice magnet schools to qualify for start-up grants; directing the commissioner to consider the effect of a proposed charter school on other public schools located within a school district; requiring a nonsponsoring district in which a charter school is located to approve the location; allowing a charter school applicant to appeal the decision of a local school board not to sponsor the charter school if three school board members vote in support of the proposal; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.11, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 124D.10, subdivisions 4 and 8; and 124D.11, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

Lindner introduced:

H. F. No. 3144, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds for a WIF project; appropriating money to the city of Dayton.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 3145, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying school bus transportation, driver's license endorsement, and school bus driver training provisions; clarifying statutory language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 123B.90, subdivision 1; 169.448, subdivision 3; 171.02, subdivision 2; 171.06, subdivision 2; and 171.321; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 123B.90, subdivision 2; and 123B.91, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Skoe, Smith and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 3146, A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for a shelter charge on some tribally owned property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.040, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Greiling, Folliard, Biernat and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 3147, A bill for an act relating to education; amending graduation standards; amending implementation of the profile of learning; amending graduation rules; adjusting length of school year; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120B.03, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120A.41; and 120B.03, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

Abeler, Goodno, Bradley and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3148, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a study of group residential housing expenditures.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Holberg; Smith; Seifert, J.; Lenczewski; Abrams; Tingelstad and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. No. 3149, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; providing an exception to tort liability for geographic information systems information; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 466.03, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

McElroy, Wilkin, Pugh, Ozment and Gerlach introduced:

H. F. No. 3150, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a diversionary assistance pilot project; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3151, A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing service credit for certain military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 352.27.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 3152, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; removing governmental units from certain procurement requirements; increasing certain dollar limits in the Uniform Municipal Contracting Law; providing an exemption for certain cooperative purchasing; authorizing county purchases on credit cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.181, subdivision 1; and 471.345, subdivisions 3, 4, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 375.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Skoe and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 3153, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating the Big Bog state recreation area; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 3154, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Norman county.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Cassell and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 3155, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Workman; Wenzel; Swenson; Holsten; Kelliher; Kalis; Finseth; Molnau; Juhnke; Erhardt; Dehler; Clark, J.; Gerlach and Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 3156, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating trunk highway No. 390, and marked as interstate highway I-35, the 34th Infantry (Red Bull) Division Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Stanek, Wenzel, Murphy and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3157, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Dawkins, Haake, McCollum and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 3158, A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; providing for retention by the county of the entire county conservation fee collected under Minnesota Statutes, section 40A.152.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Seifert, M.; Mares; Kielkucki; Erickson; Pelowski; Westfall; Storm; Cassell; Dorn; Otremba; Davids; Tomassoni; Juhnke; Gunther; Hasskamp; Reuter; Buesgens; Rifenberg; Abeler; Clark, J.; Harder; Fuller and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3159, A bill for an act relating to education; reallocating appropriations to provide funding in fiscal year 2001 for telecommunication access grants; amending Laws 1999, chapter 241, articles 4, section 27, subdivision 7; and 10, section 5, subdivisions 2 and 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Pugh, Schumacher, Mares, Koskinen and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 3160, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for debt service equalization aid; lowering the property tax levy for new school buildings; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 123B.54.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Harder, Kalis, Holsten, Gunther and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 3161, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Minnesota river basin conservation reserve enhancement program; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Buesgens, Greiling, Biernat and Seagren introduced:

H. F. No. 3162, A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the sponsors for a charter school; including parents in the majority of board members of a charter school; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivisions 3 and 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 3163, A bill for an act relating to capitol improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating money to build a bridge on the Blazing Star state trail.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Larsen, P.; Vandeveer; Pelowski and Marko introduced:

H. F. No. 3164, A bill for an act relating to Washington county; increasing its housing and redevelopment authority to seven members.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Carlson, Pelowski, Folliard, Opatz, Dorn, Leighton, Tomassoni, Solberg, McCollum, Luther, Pugh and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 3165, 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 the board of regents of the University of Minnesota and the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to make certain improvements to colleges and universities; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Ozment, Finseth, Rest and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 3166, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the time for filing for 1999 agricultural assistance aid; amending Laws 1999, chapter 112, sections 1, subdivisions 2 and 7; and 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Ozment, McCollum, Haas and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 3167, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; designating certain wildlife management areas; adding land to certain state forests; providing for all-terrain vehicle use in certain wildlife management areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97A.135, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 3168, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; updating certain food standards; simplifying certain language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 31.101, as amended; 31.102, subdivision 1; 31.103, subdivision 1; and 31.104.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Gerlach, Wilkin, Dempsey, Pawlenty and Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 3169, A bill for an act relating to Dakota county; authorizing the county to appoint an additional member to its personnel board of appeals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 383D.30, subdivision 1; and 383D.31.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Bradley and Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 3170, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate adjustment for a 103-bed nursing facility located in Rochester; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Trimble, Osthoff, Hausman, Mares and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 3171, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the city of St. Paul for various capital projects; authorizing state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 3172, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing eligibility and maximum loan amounts for certain rural finance authority loan programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 41B.03, subdivisions 1 and 2; 41B.039, subdivision 2; 41B.04, subdivision 8; 41B.042, subdivision 4; 41B.043, subdivision 2; and 41B.045, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Westfall introduced:

H. F. No. 3173, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing meeting provisions and duties of the board of grain standards; changing certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 17B.07; and 17B.12; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 17B.15, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 3174, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain penalties for adulteration of dairy products; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 32.21, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Sykora, Dorn, Abeler, Daggett, Erhardt and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 3175, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Boudreau; Greenfield; Tingelstad; Abeler; Seifert, J., and Wejcman introduced:

H. F. No. 3176, A bill for an act relating to child protection; repealing certain unfunded county mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 626.556, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Westerberg, Howes, Milbert, Mares, Goodno and Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3177, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for a sports conference center.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance

Knoblach, Opatz and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 3178, 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 the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to make capital improvements at St. Cloud State University; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Folliard, Carlson, Biernat and Leppik introduced:

H. F. No. 3179, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the distribution of content standards under the profile of learning; clarifying the time line for implementing the profile of learning; determining scoring criteria and recordkeeping practices; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120B.03, subdivision 1; and 120B.31, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 120B.02.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 3180, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 3181, A bill for an act relating to civil liability; providing for a cause of action for certain firearm damages; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Paymar and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3182, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to better public land and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for landscaping and historic lighting and railing in the gateway/trunk highway No. 5 entrance area in the city of St. Paul.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 3183, A bill for an act relating to public lands; modifying a land conveyance in Itasca county; amending Laws 1999, chapter 161, section 30.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

McCollum, Paymar, Haake and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3184, A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; making the maximum rate for certain services for individuals eligible for the alternative waiver and elderly waiver programs the same as the statewide maximum; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256B.0913, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.0915, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3185, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing local governments to vary speed limit plus or minus five miles per hour on certain roads, streets, or highways, and to request variances from engineering standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.14, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3186, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Council for Quality.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Mulder, Greenfield, Leppik, Huntley and Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 3187, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying midwifery requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 147D.03, subdivisions 1 and 2; 147D.11; 147D.17, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; and 147D.25, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Tingelstad, Bradley and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 3188, A bill for an act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3189, 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 a grant to the city of Luverne for the Carnegie Cultural Center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Tomassoni, Solberg, Bakk and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 3190, A bill for an act relating to bonding; providing funding to the Iron Range resources and rehabilitation board for certain projects of a capital nature; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3191, 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 Lake Benton for a visitor center and railroad depot; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Swenson, Gunther, Hasskamp, Jennings and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3192, A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; appropriating money for regional planning.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Fuller introduced:

H. F. No. 3193, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an exception to the hospital construction moratorium for a hospital in Beltrami county; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance

Fuller introduced:

H. F. No. 3194, A bill for an act relating to education; postponing the deadline to initiate construction of the American Indian history center and museum; amending Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 19, subdivision 9, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Leppik, Pelowski, Rhodes and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3195, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 3196, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing a nursing facility's employee pension benefit costs to be treated as PERA contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 28.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Solberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3197, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying a library project levy; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 4, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3198, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities for tuition waivers for employees of certain health care and human services providers.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3199, A bill for an act relating to armories; increasing a limit on bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 193.143.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance

Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 3200, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; allowing business access to driver's license photograph under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 171.07, subdivision 1a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Seagren, Mares, Biernat, Entenza and Sykora introduced:

H. F. No. 3201, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional general education revenue to fund a portion of the deficiency in special education funding; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Wilkin, Tuma, Pawlenty, McElroy and Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3202, A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing certain compensation to coroner, deputy coroner, coroner's investigator, or medical examiner; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 382.18.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Clark, K.; Stanek and Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 3203, A bill for an act relating to crime; increasing penalties for persons who cause a fatal hit and run accident while driving recklessly or while impaired; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.20; and 609.21, subdivisions 1 and 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Gunther, Rhodes, Rest, Smith and Dempsey introduced:

H. F. No. 3204, A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the redevelopment account; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Rest, Carruthers, Luther, Erhardt and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3205, A bill for an act relating to aids to local government; providing for increased low income housing aid for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 477A.06, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 477A.06, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Rifenberg, Harder and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 3206, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a rural teacher loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3207, A bill for an act relating to partition fences; repealing Minnesota partition fence law; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 344.01; 344.011; 344.02; 344.03; 344.04; 344.05; 344.06; 344.07; 344.08; 344.09; 344.10; 344.11; 344.12; 344.13; 344.14; 344.16; 344.17; 344.18; 344.19; and 344.20.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 3208, A bill for an act relating to property; clarifying treatment of certain residential real estate held in trust; making certain appeal periods consistent; changing provisions of the Uniform Probate Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 501B.21; 524.2-513; 524.3-1203, subdivision 5; and 525.712; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.124, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Seifert, J.; Huntley; McCollum; Van Dellen and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3209, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the major commitment expenditure report requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62J.17, subdivisions 2, 5a, and 6a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Abrams, Broecker, Stanek, Murphy and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 3210, A bill for an act relating to judiciary finance; appropriating money for the judicial branch.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3211, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the Minnesota Utilization Review Act; modifying definition of practice of medicine; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62M.09, subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; and 147.081, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 62M.09, subdivision 3; and 62M.10, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Tingelstad, Bradley, Jennings and Dorn introduced:

H. F. No. 3212, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to study reimbursing home care and personal care providers for transportation expenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Ozment; Howes; Anderson, I.; Boudreau and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 3213, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the establishment of heritage forest areas in specified counties; modifying timber provisions; requiring certain rule changes for public use of recreational areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.944, subdivision 2; 90.121; 90.14; 90.151, subdivisions 1 and 4; 90.161, subdivisions 1 and 2; 90.162; 90.173; 90.181; 90.201, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 90.252; and 90.281; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3214, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; limiting the applicability of the partition fence law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 344.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Gunther, Finseth, Harder, Leighton, Ness, Swenson and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 3215, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for the continuation of a pseudorabies control program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 3216, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the bond sale limitation on capital loans that have been outstanding to 30 years; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.69, subdivision 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Cassell, Nornes, Westrom and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3217, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money and authorizing bonds for the Central Lakes trail.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 3218, A bill for an act relating to commerce; removing the requirement that minors be used in tobacco compliance checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 461.12, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

Osskopp, Rhodes, Winter, Kahn and Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 3219, A bill for an act relating to gambling; changing paddlewheel location and prize requirements; allowing lawful gambling organizations to pay for premises; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 349.12, subdivision 19; 349.15, by adding a subdivision; 349.18, subdivisions 1 and 2; 349.19, subdivision 10; 349.211, subdivision 4; and 349.213, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Smith, Pugh, Mullery and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 3220, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Wagenius; Skoglund; Pugh; Hilty; Lenczewski; Larson, D.; Gleason; Gray; McCollum; Jennings; Entenza; Paymar; Mullery; Carruthers; Kelliher; Greiling; Kahn; McGuire; Rest; Opatz; Pelowski; Wejcman; Marko; Mahoney; Murphy; Orfield; Otremba; Clark, K.; Chaudhary; Schumacher; Bakk; Koskinen; Trimble; Hausman and Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 3221, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice information systems technology; changing the membership of the criminal and juvenile justice information policy group; creating a data group to assist the policy group; authorizing the purchase and distribution of criminal justice technology infrastructure improvements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 299C.65, subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 299C.65, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Rhodes, Abeler, Mulder, Greenfield and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3222, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying reporting requirements for health-related boards; changing membership requirements for the health professionals services program committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 147.01, subdivision 4; 148B.04, subdivision 4; 148B.285, subdivision 3; 214.07; 214.10, subdivision 8; and 214.32, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 148.691, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Haas, Huntley, Davids, Greenfield and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3223, A bill for an act relating to insurance; making the state of Minnesota a contributing member of the comprehensive health association in respect of self-insured employee health plans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62E.02, subdivision 23; and 62E.10, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

Larson, D.; Jennings; Hasskamp; Entenza; Skoe; Wagenius; Leighton; Luther; Paymar; Pugh; Carlson; McCollum; Solberg; Tomassoni and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 3224, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing consumers' right to privacy, confidentiality, and secrecy of their financial records; requiring consumer authorization for exchange or disclosure of their financial records; providing civil remedies and penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce

Gerlach and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3225, A bill for an act relating to health; specifying the circumstances under which information held by health maintenance organizations may be disclosed; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 13.99, subdivision 19; Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.491, subdivision 17; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62D.14, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Nornes; Bradley; Wilkin; Huntley; Clark, J., and Dorn introduced:

H. F. No. 3226, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner to develop procedures for the nursing home survey process; amending Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 3, section 45; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144A.103; Minnesota Rules, part 4658.0515.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 3227, 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 to relocate and extend Pierce Butler Avenue in the city of St. Paul, and for right-of-way purchase.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Rukavina and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 3228, A bill for an act relating to labor; applying the fair share fee provision to charitable hospitals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Abrams, Lenczewski, Wejcman and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3229, A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; providing for payment of county obligations by electronic transfer or credit card; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 383B.116, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Koskinen, Pelowski, Dorn, Carlson, Opatz, Winter, Folliard, Trimble, Juhnke, Kalis, Kubly, Schumacher, Chaudhary, Murphy and Luther introduced:

H. F. No. 3230, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; exempting the public higher education system from debt service costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.643, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Seagren and Greiling, by request, introduced:

H. F. No. 3231, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for general education; special programs; lifework development; facilities and technology; education excellence; other programs; nutrition programs; libraries; and education policy; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120B.13, subdivision 4; 122A.25, by adding a subdivision; 123B.143, subdivision 1; 123B.51, subdivision 6; 123B.77, subdivision 3; 123B.79, subdivision 7; 123B.86, subdivision 1; 123B.88, subdivision 3; 124D.081, subdivision 6; 124D.128, subdivision 4; 124D.454, subdivisions 4, 6, and 7; 124D.86, subdivision 6, and by adding subdivisions; 124D.892, subdivision 3; and 126C.12, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 123B.83, subdivision 4; 123B.90, subdivision 2; 123B.91, subdivision 1; 124D.10, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 11, and 23; 124D.11, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6; 124D.1155, subdivision 2; 124D.84, subdivision 1; 124D.86, subdivisions 1 and 3; 125A.51; 126C.10, subdivisions 25 and 26; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 127A.42, subdivision 3; and 127A.51; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 2, section 60, subdivision 9; article 3, section 3, subdivision 4; article 5, section 18, subdivision 6; article 8, section 4, subdivision 5; and article 10, section 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.30; 126C.31; 126C.32; 126C.33; 126C.34; 126C.35; and 126C.36; Minnesota Rules, part 3535.9920.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Goodno and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 3232, A bill for an act relating to business organizations; business corporations and limited liability companies; regulating the rights of shareholders and members; clarifying notice of director and governor conflicts of interest; regulating the issuing of and right to purchase shares; regulating contribution allowance agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 302A.135, subdivision 2; 302A.181, subdivision 3; 302A.255, subdivision 1; 302A.405, subdivision 3; 302A.409, subdivision 3; 302A.471, subdivision 3; 302A.521, subdivision 6; 302A.613, subdivision 2; and 322B.699, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 302A.471, subdivision 1; 322B.43, subdivision 1; 322B.666, subdivision 1; and 322B.72, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Carruthers; Wenzel; Biernat; Luther; Orfield; Opatz; Marko; Osthoff; Peterson; Skoglund; Johnson; Mahoney; Tunheim; Gray; Schumacher; Chaudhary; Skoe; Milbert; Entenza; Clark, K.; Bakk; Rukavina; McGuire; Hilty; Koskinen; Jaros and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 3233, A bill for an act relating to tax relief; providing a sales tax rebate payable in 2000; expanding eligibility for the 1999 sales tax rebate; extending certain dates relating to the 1999 sales tax rebate; providing for a payment to farmers at risk based on the acreage of agricultural use land; appropriating money; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 1, section 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Abrams, Rest, Dorman, Rifenberg and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 3234, A bill for an act relating to taxation; recodifying the sales and use tax laws; making style and form and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 37.13; 115A.69, subdivision 6; 116A.25; 289A.31, subdivision 7; 360.035; 458A.09; 458A.30; 458D.23; 469.127; 473.448; 473.545; and 473.608, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 469.101, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.01; 297A.02; 297A.022; 297A.023; 297A.03; 297A.04; 297A.041; 297A.06; 297A.065; 297A.07; 297A.09; 297A.10; 297A.11; 297A.12; 297A.13; 297A.135; 297A.14; 297A.141; 297A.15; 297A.16; 297A.17; 297A.18; 297A.21; 297A.211; 297A.213; 297A.22; 297A.23; 297A.24; 297A.25; 297A.2531; 297A.2545; 297A.255; 297A.256; 297A.2571; 297A.2572; 297A.2573; 297A.259; 297A.26; 297A.28; 297A.33, subdivision 2; 297A.44, subdivision 1; 297A.46; 297A.47; and 297A.48.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 3235, A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; modifying certain safety committee requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 182.676.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3236, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for issuing certified copies of vital records; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144.225, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Dempsey, Buesgens, Erickson, Tunheim and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3237, A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting an expelled student from participating in the enrollment options program during the term of the expulsion; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.03, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy

Swenson, Harder, Westfall, Juhnke, Kubly and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 3238, A bill for an act relating to trade regulations; regulating farm equipment manufacturers and dealers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 325E.062, subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; and 325E.063.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Finseth, Lieder and Skoe introduced:

H. F. No. 3239, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an increased levy limit base for Polk county.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Finseth, Westfall, Westrom, Tunheim, Lieder, Cassell, Swenson, Kuisle, Harder and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 3240, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an agricultural land set aside and payment program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Otremba; Winter; Tunheim; Seifert, M.; Wenzel and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3241, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; delaying the implementation and enforcement of certain animal feedlot rules.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Otremba, Wenzel, Winter and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 3242, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Otremba, Wenzel, Cassell and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3243, A bill for an act relating to education funding; extending funding for secondary vocational education for one additional school year; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.453, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, sections 3, subdivision 2; and 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Otremba, Winter, Dorn, Koskinen, Luther, Wenzel and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 3244, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying income and asset provisions for MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.01, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Otremba, Wenzel, Winter and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3245, A bill for an act relating to education; reinstating funding for secondary vocational education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.453, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 3, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, section 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Osskopp, Tomassoni, Holsten and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 3246, A bill for an act relating to gambling; card clubs; clarifying table number limitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 240.30, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3247, A bill for an act relating to human services; permitting nursing facilities to place beds on layaway status; adjusting nursing facility reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144A.071, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3248, A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying TANF maintenance of effort expenditures; specifying procedures for legislative advisory commission review of TANF maintenance of effort spending; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.011, subdivision 3; 256.995, subdivision 1; and 256J.08, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 119B.02, subdivision 1; and 256.01, subdivision 2; Laws 1999, chapter 245, article 1, section 2, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; and 256J.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 3249, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for metropolitan council transit; amending Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance

Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 3250, A bill for an act relating to vulnerable adults; specifying rights for reconsideration and review of determinations regarding maltreatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.557, subdivisions 9d and 12b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 3251, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing recreational gold prospecting with certain restrictions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Huntley, Jaros and Swapinski introduced:

H. F. No. 3252, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Bulldog Sports Center at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Huntley, Jaros and Swapinski introduced:

H. F. No. 3253, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a music performance laboratory at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Huntley, Jaros and Swapinski introduced:

H. F. No. 3254, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain aircraft sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Jaros, Huntley and Swapinski introduced:

H. F. No. 3255, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Swapinski, Jaros and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3256, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Jennings and Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 3257, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying requirements for payment of expenses for petitions for special purpose districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115.22.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Larson, D.; Larsen, P.; Gleason; Workman and Wilkin introduced:

H. F. No. 3258, A bill for an act relating to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; providing for the impact of expansion of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; authorizing airport mitigation planning, the establishment of airport impact zones, and tax increment financing districts in the cities of Bloomington, Burnsville, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Richfield, and St. Paul; creating an airport impact mitigation fund in the state treasury; authorizing certain related activities by the department of trade and economic development; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Seifert, J.; Ozment; Osthoff; Trimble and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. No. 3259, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for metro greenways and natural areas; authorizing state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Olson, Bakk, Paulsen and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 3260, A bill for an act relating to lake improvement districts; modifying provisions relating to lake improvement districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 103B.521, subdivision 1; 103B.551, subdivision 1; and 103B.555, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. No. 3261, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; increasing the residential homestead value subject to the lower class rate; reducing the class rate on the second tier of residential homestead value; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 273.13, subdivision 22; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Westfall, Finseth, Skoe and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 3262, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the stream maintenance grant program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Swapinski, Huntley and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 3263, A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; authorizing the city council to establish or grant additional powers to a human rights commission.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Huntley, Swapinski and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 3264, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for facilities for a domestic abuse intervention program in northeastern Minnesota.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance

Swapinski, Huntley and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 3265, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds for the construction of improvements to the Fond du Lac area water and sanitary sewer service; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Huntley, Swapinski and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 3266, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of bonds for the construction of improvements to the Duluth/North Shore sanitary district; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Kubly, Peterson, Skoe, Juhnke and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 3267, A bill for an act relating to the environment; exempting from regulation feedlots with under 300 animal units; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 116.07, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Leppik; Osthoff; Dempsey; Trimble; Tingelstad; Larson, D.; Rhodes; Kahn; Ozment; Luther; Pugh and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 3268, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing bonds and appropriating money for metropolitan regional park acquisition and betterment.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Jaros, Swapinski and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3269, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds for designing, constructing, and equipping a multipurpose recreation complex; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Jaros, Huntley and Swapinski introduced:

H. F. No. 3270, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds for the construction of improvements to the Spirit Mountain recreation authority; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Ness; Peterson; Wenzel; Skoe; Finseth; Harder; Westrom; Rostberg; Tunheim; Mulder; Cassell; Juhnke; Erickson; Clark, J.; Westfall; Daggett; Dorman; Stang; Seifert, M.; Storm; Otremba; Nornes and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3271, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring full disclosure of the obligations of an applicant for a feedlot permit; requiring timely issuance of feedlot permits; providing remedies for a permit denied; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116.07, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy

Swapinski, Bakk and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3272, A bill for an act relating to taxation; prohibiting local units of government from imposing certain taxes on motor vehicles; authorizing a limited local excise tax on motor vehicles.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Swapinski, Huntley, Jaros, Bakk and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 3273, 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.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes

Workman, Kalis, Kuisle, Lieder and Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3274, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting utility-owned vehicles from certain weight restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.825, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3275, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.431, subdivision 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Juhnke and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3276, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a study of and long-range plan for surplus buildings at regional treatment centers.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Juhnke and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3277, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to establish an advisory task force on adult foster care rate-setting methods; requiring a report to the legislature.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Abeler, Howes, Huntley, Otremba and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 3278, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the SAIL program and requiring additional SAIL initiatives; modifying the administration of the congregate housing services projects; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.9751; and 256B.0917, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Goodno; Huntley; Boudreau; Dorn; Bradley; Dorman; Storm; Osskopp; Kuisle; Gunther; Harder; Clark, J.; Mulder and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3279, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing prepaid medical assistance program capitation rates for nonmetropolitan counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.69, subdivision 5b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Ozment, Storm, Rhodes, Westerberg, Dorman, Kahn and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3280, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certain purchases of products with recovered materials; requiring the commissioner of administration to establish a process for consideration of environmental factors in state purchasing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.121; and 16B.122, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Boudreau, Bradley, Hackbarth, Olson and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 3281, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; transferring authority to develop the energy portions of the building code from the commissioner of public service to the commissioner of administration; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.195, subdivisions 2 and 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 216C.19, subdivision 8; and 216C.195, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Hackbarth, Howes, Storm and Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3282, A bill for an act relating to education funding; extending funding for secondary vocational education for one additional school year; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.453, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 3, sections 3, subdivision 2; and 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3283, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a fund transfer for independent school district No. 787, Browerville.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Otremba, Wenzel, Hasskamp, Kalis and Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 3284, A bill for an act relating to professions; providing that a pharmacist must not be disciplined for refusing to dispense certain drugs for moral or religious reasons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Lindner and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 3285, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying wage payment provisions; prohibiting employers from charging employees or job applicants for background checks and certain types of training; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 181.03; 181.14, subdivision 1; and 181.87, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3286, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to develop proposals to provide respite care for family adult foster care providers.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 3287, 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; providing for a grant to the Minnesota State Academies for the Deaf and the Blind for asset preservation activities and correction of a life safety hazard; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Fuller introduced:

H. F. No. 3288, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the Headwaters Science Center in Bemidji; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance

Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 3289, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Northeast Culture and Fitness campus; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 3290, A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; classifying certain communications regarding discrimination complaints as privileged; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 182.669, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 3291, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Heritage Halls in Owatonna.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Dorman; Davids; Peterson; Kelliher; Mulder; Ness; Abeler; Harder; Tuma; Storm; Seifert, J.; Schumacher and Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 3292, A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; prohibiting the use of MTBE as an oxygenate in gasoline sold in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 239.761, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Kielkucki, Osskopp, Tomassoni, Rhodes and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3293, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a study of a mandatory statewide health care plan for all public school employees.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Carlson, Pelowski, Folliard, Opatz and Dorn introduced:

H. F. No. 3294, A bill for an act relating to education; funding enrollment increases at the Minnesota state colleges and universities; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3295, 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 a grant to Rock county; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance

Hasskamp introduced:

H. F. No. 3296, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for a library for the city of Crosslake.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Paulsen; Kielkucki; Anderson, B.; Jennings and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3297, A bill for an act relating to technology business; identifying and defining technology business and activity; providing for regulation of technology business by the department of administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.61, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Entenza, Tuma, Mares, Dempsey, Trimble and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 3298, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for new permanent exhibits at the Minnesota Children's Museum; authorizing state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Wejcman, Gray, Kahn, Davids and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 3299, 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; appropriating money to the city of Minneapolis for three empowerment zone sub-projects; authorizing state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Boudreau, Mahoney and Sykora introduced:

H. F. No. 3300, A bill for an act relating to children; providing for data classification for the community action, Head Start, and foodshelf programs; modifying provisions of child care programs; modifying program plan submission requirement for learning readiness programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119A.376, by adding a subdivision; 119A.44, by adding a subdivision; 119A.50; and 124D.16, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 119B.011, subdivision 15; and 119B.03, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3301, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions for family and adult self-sufficiency; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256D.425, subdivision 1; 256J.39, subdivision 2; 256J.42, by adding a subdivision; 256J.48, by adding a subdivision; 256J.49, subdivisions 2, 13, and by adding a subdivision; 256J.50, subdivisions 5, 10, and 11; 256J.52, subdivisions 2 and 6; and 256K.03, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256.019; 256.98, subdivision 8; 256J.08, subdivision 55a; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 256J.24, subdivision 2; 256J.32, subdivision 4; 256J.42, subdivision 1; 256J.45, subdivisions 1 and 2; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.52, subdivision 5a; 256J.56; and 256J.62, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.08, subdivision 50a; 256J.42, subdivision 3; and 256J.49, subdivision 11; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256J.42, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 256J.43.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance

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