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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Wednesday, February 16, 2000


The following House Files were introduced:

Orfield introduced:

H. F. No. 3443, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; requiring the metropolitan council to adopt a housing policy plan; prohibiting the council from providing certain new or improved facilities for municipalities not participating in the metropolitan livable communities program; requiring the council to negotiate revised housing goals upon adoption of the council's housing policy plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.254, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 3444, A bill for an act relating to human services; placing conditions on a pharmacy's participation in the medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

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

Stang, Sviggum, Abrams and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 3445, A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying legislative employment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.07; 3.09; 3.095; and 352D.02, subdivisions 1 and 1c; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 3.096; and 43A.24, subdivision 2.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 3446, A bill for an act relating to community-based planning; removing the sunsetting of its provisions; amending Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, sections 115 and 116.

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

Tomassoni introduced:

H. F. No. 3447, 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.

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

McCollum, Entenza and Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 3448, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; increasing spending limits; increasing contribution and spending limits for candidates involved in close primary election; increasing general fund contribution to public subsidies; paying public subsidy to major party candidates for constitutional officer without regard to vote they receive at general election; increasing penalty for violation of contribution or spending limits; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 10A.25, subdivisions 2, 5, and 10; 10A.255, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivision 10; 10A.28, subdivisions 1 and 2; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 12; 10A.322, subdivision 1; and 10A.323.

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

Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3449, A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighters relief associations; increasing benefits for certain volunteer firefighters who were also public employees and who died during the course of employment duties in the latter capacity.

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

Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 3450, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; making supplemental appropriations and reductions; imposing certain conditions; changing certain licensing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.67, subdivision 5; 16A.6701, subdivision 2; 60H.03, by adding a subdivision; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, and 20; 97A.485, subdivision 12; 124D.52, as amended; 124D.53, as amended; 181A.12, subdivision 1; 246.18, subdivision 7; and 349A.10, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 124D.11, subdivision 4; 241.272, subdivision 6; and 256.019; Laws 1999, chapters 205, article 1, section 71, subdivision 3; article 4, section 12, subdivision 5; 216, article 1, section 19; 241, article 10, section 5, subdivision 4; and 250, article 1, section 12, subdivision 5.

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

Mulder and Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 3451, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for contracts between private facilities and certain education entities for programs for special education; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 125A.15.

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

Mahoney and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3452, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

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

Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 3453, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the time period for certain property to be exempted for economic development purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 272.02, subdivision 39.

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

Mariani, Mahoney, McCollum, Dawkins, Paymar and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3454, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding eligibility for ethanol producer payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 41A.09, subdivision 3a; Laws 1999, chapter 231, section 11, subdivision 3.

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

Howes; Nornes; Fuller; Hasskamp; Daggett; Larsen, P.; Otremba and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 3455, A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting schools from starting prior to Labor Day for the 2000-2001 school year.

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

Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3456, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; imposing a felony penalty on persons convicted of four or more impaired driving offenses within a ten-year period; providing for a mandatory minimum prison sentence and conditional release term for these offenders; requiring the department of corrections to submit a plan to the legislature detailing how it will supervise these offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, subdivision 3b, and by adding a subdivision; and 169.129, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 169.121, subdivisions 3, 3d, and 3f; and 169.129, subdivision 1.

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

Holberg, Stanek, Broecker and Bradley introduced:

H. F. No. 3457, A bill for an act relating to human services and corrections; transfer to correctional facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 253B.185, subdivision 2.

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

Haas, Carruthers and Luther introduced:

H. F. No. 3458, A bill for an act relating to local government; applying the amendments in Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 11, section 6, to the Brooklyn Park economic development authority's tax increment financing district No. 18.

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

Kelliher and Orfield introduced:

H. F. No. 3459, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting sales of construction materials used to build a downtown Minneapolis library; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kelliher, Carlson, Gray and Dorn introduced:

H. F. No. 3460, A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating money to the Minnesota state colleges and universities for projects at Metropolitan State University.

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

Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 3461, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an employer-subsidized health coverage program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Daggett, Hasskamp, Howes, Cassell and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 3462, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting equipment and materials used to make improvements to certain resorts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mariani and Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3463, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing municipalities to issue off-sale licenses to brewpubs for malt liquor produced on brewery premises; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 340A.301, subdivisions 6 and 7.

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

Rukavina, Bakk, Tomassoni and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3464, A bill for an act relating to utilities; allowing members of electric cooperative that has merged or been consolidated into new cooperative to revoke the merger or consolidation and reestablish former electric cooperative; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 308A.801, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 308A.

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

Larsen, P.; Seifert, J.; Broecker; Stanek; Lenczewski; Marko; Mares; Mariani and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 3465, A bill for an act relating to crimes; defining assault in the fifth degree to be a violent crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.1095, subdivision 1.

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

Harder and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3466, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying rate setting for certain nursing facilities; appropriating money; 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

Larsen, P.; Greiling; Mares; Vandeveer and Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3467, A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing certain school districts to conduct an operating referendum on a day other than the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November.

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

Kelliher; Larson, D.; Biernat and Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 3468, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; conforming state open bottle law to federal law; allowing exception to requirement of school bus drivers to activate school bus stop signals; adopting federal odometer regulations; modifying provisions to conform to federal standards for emergency vehicle siren; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.122, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 169.443, subdivision 3; 169.68; and 325E.15; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 7402.0100; 7402.0200; 7402.0300; 7402.0400; and 7402.0500.

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

Van Dellen, Erhardt, Mares, Dawkins and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 3469, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a state-paid aid to counties to compensate for the cost of providing medical care to certain individuals; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

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

Otremba; Kubly; Skoe; Lieder; Anderson, I.; Winter; Wenzel; Tunheim; Hasskamp; Peterson; Kalis; Murphy; Hilty; Juhnke; Dorn; Swapinski; Jaros; Schumacher; Huntley; Leighton; Tomassoni and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 3470, A bill for an act relating to health; providing for continued cost-based reimbursement for rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers; appropriating money for the rural hospital capital improvement grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 30.

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

Skoe, Otremba, Kubly, Swapinski, Luther, Pugh, Johnson, Carlson and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 3471, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a teacher loan forgiveness program; providing for rulemaking; 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

Van Dellen, Abrams, Milbert and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 3472, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; adopting single factor sales apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.191, subdivisions 2 and 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.191, subdivision 4.

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

Peterson introduced:

H. F. No. 3473, A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing property tax abatement authority for property located in a tax increment financing district; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.1813, subdivision 4.

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

Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3474, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for the east Como Lake restoration project.

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

Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 3475, A bill for an act relating to relating to motor vehicles; modifying how state vehicles are identified; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 168.012, subdivision 1.

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

Smith and Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 3476, A bill for an act relating to privacy; modifying provisions governing access to client records by the board of psychology; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 148.941, subdivision 4.

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

Mulder and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3477, A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying medical assistance reimbursement requirements for speech-language pathologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 8b.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 3478, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the higher education services office for the Cook county higher education project.

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

Bakk and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 3479, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring new snowmobiles to have auxiliary hazard lighting systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 84.821, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther and Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 3480, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying the scope of certain regulation of wholesale produce dealers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 27.01, subdivision 8, and by adding a subdivision; and 27.19, subdivision 1.

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

Gunther, Rhodes, Dorn and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 3481, A bill for an act relating to local government; changing the authorized number of members of housing and redevelopment authorities; increasing a member per diem limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 469.003, subdivision 5; 469.006, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 469.011, subdivision 4.

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

Juhnke, Kubly, Finseth, Westfall, Peterson, Westrom, Skoe, Cassell, Dorman, Wejcman, Swenson, Harder, Ness, Otremba, Rostberg, Tunheim, Winter, Gunther, Schumacher, Davids, Wenzel, Kalis, Leighton, Bakk, Hilty, Lieder, Kuisle and Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3482, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring that the principal offices of the department of agriculture be located outside of the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 17.01.

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

Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 3483, A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; requiring electronic filing of certain reports to the campaign finance and public disclosure board and publication of reports on the board's web site; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 10A.02, subdivision 11a; 10A.04, subdivision 1; 10A.05; 10A.09, subdivision 3; and 10A.20, by adding a subdivision.

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

Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3484, A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association; authorizing certain former employees to apply for disability benefits.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 3485, A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; exempting certain drivers from requirement to maintain a record of duty status; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 221.0314, subdivision 9a.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 3486, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; changing the beginning date of quarterly periods for farm truck registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.018.

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

Fuller; Bakk; Howes; Anderson, I., and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 3487, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for forest resources council activities and the forest inventory assessment.

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

Van Dellen; Pawlenty; Seifert, J., and Krinkie introduced:

H. F. No. 3488, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing hiring private counsel for state agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 8.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 8.

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

Larsen, P.; Milbert; Abrams; Wilkin; Krinkie; Lindner; Anderson, B.; Kuisle; Gerlach; Hackbarth; Paulsen; Broecker and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 3489, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; abolishing the metropolitan council except for advisory planning, the metropolitan parks and open space commission, the metropolitan sports facilities commission, and the metropolitan radio board; transferring regional transit financing and operations to the commissioner of transportation; establishing the metropolitan wastewater control commission; transferring ownership and operation of the metropolitan sports facilities to the city of Minneapolis, or in the alternative, to the Minnesota amateur sports commission; transferring the powers and duties of the metropolitan radio board to the commissioner of transportation; transferring housing programs to the housing finance agency; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.9741, subdivision 1; 4A.02; 13.55, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 15.0599, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 3; 16B.122, subdivision 1; 65B.43, subdivision 20; 85.015, subdivision 14; 85.016; 85.017; 103B.155; 103B.231, subdivisions 3a, 7, 8, and 11; 103B.235, subdivision 3; 103B.255, subdivisions 8, 9, and 12; 103D.401, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; 103D.405, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, and 6; 103F.715; 103F.721; 103F.761, subdivision 1; 103G.293; 115.54; 115A.471; 116.16, subdivision 2; 116.182, subdivision 1; 116D.04, subdivision 1a; 116G.03, subdivision 5; 116G.15; 116J.401; 116J.402; 116J.565, subdivision 1; 116M.14, subdivision 4; 116M.15, subdivision 1; 117.57, subdivision 3; 124D.892, subdivision 1; 134.201, subdivision 5; 145A.02, subdivision 16; 145A.09, subdivision 6; 160.265, subdivision 1; 161.17, subdivision 2; 161.171, subdivision 5; 161.173; 161.174; 162.09, subdivision 4; 169.781, subdivision 1; 169.791, subdivision 5; 169.792, subdivision 11; 174.03, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, and 6a; 174.031, subdivision 3; 174.04, subdivisions 1 and 2; 174.32, subdivision 2; 174.50, subdivision 4; 216C.15, subdivision 1; 221.031, subdivision 3a; 221.295; 240.06, subdivision 2; 240A.08; 270.12, subdivision 3; 275.065, subdivisions 3 and 6b; 275.066; 275.14; 275.62, subdivision 3; 275.70, subdivision 4; 340A.404, subdivision 1; 340A.504, subdivision 1; 352.01, subdivisions 2a and 2b; 352.04, subdivision 6; 352D.02, subdivision 1; 353.64, subdivision 7a; 383A.81, subdivision 3; 383B.81, subdivision 3; 403.07, subdivision 1; 414.02, subdivision 3; 414.031, subdivision 4; 422A.01, subdivision 9; 422A.101, subdivision 2a; 462A.04, subdivision 1; 462A.07, subdivision 11; 462A.222, subdivision 4; 462C.04, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 462C.071, subdivision 2; 465.797, subdivision 3; 465.798; 465.799; 465.801; 465.82, subdivision 1; 465.83; 469.071, subdivision 4; 469.174, subdivision 26; 471.425, subdivision 1; 471.591, subdivision 1; 471.9997; 471A.02, subdivision 8; 473.121, subdivisions 2, 5a, 6, 10, 14, and 24; 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, and by adding subdivisions; 473.142; 473.1425; 473.143; 473.144; 473.145; 473.146, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, and by adding subdivisions; 473.147; 473.149, subdivision 3; 473.151; 473.157; 473.166; 473.167, subdivisions 2 and 2a; 473.168, subdivision 2; 473.192, subdivisions 2 and 3; 473.223; 473.25; 473.253; 473.254; 473.301, subdivisions 2 and 4; 473.313; 473.315, subdivision 1; 473.334, subdivision 1; 473.341; 473.351; 473.375, subdivisions 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15; 473.382; 473.384, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8; 473.385, subdivisions 1 and 2; 473.386, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 5, and 6; 473.387, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 473.391; 473.3915, subdivisions 3 and 4; 473.392; 473.3994, subdivisions 5, 7, 9, and 13; 473.3997; 473.405, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 12, and 15; 473.4051; 473.407, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, and 5; 473.408, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 4, 6, and 7; 473.409; 473.411, subdivision 5; 473.415, subdivision 1; 473.416; 473.42; 473.448; 473.449; 473.504; 473.505; 473.511; 473.512, subdivision 1; 473.513; 473.515; 473.5155, subdivisions 1 and 3; 473.516; 473.517, subdivisions 1, 3, and 6; 473.519; 473.521; 473.523; 473.541; 473.542; 473.543; 473.545; 473.547; 473.549; 473.551, subdivision 9; 473.556, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 14; 473.601, by adding a subdivision; 473.602; 473.604, subdivision 1; 473.608, subdivision 19; 473.611, subdivision 5; 473.621, subdivision 6; 473.638; 473.64; 473.655; 473.667, subdivision 8; 473.8011; 473.834, subdivision 2; 473.891, subdivisions 2 and 7; 473.894, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24; 473.897, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 473.901, subdivisions 2 and 3; 473.902, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; 473.904, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 473.905, subdivision 2; 473.910, subdivision 3; 473F.02, subdivisions 7 and 8; 473F.08, subdivisions 5 and 7a; 473F.13; 473H.04, subdivision 3; 473H.06, subdivision 5; 477A.011, subdivision 3; and 572A.02, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 6.76; 10A.01, subdivisions 24, 31, 32, and 35; 13.491; 13.612; 15.50, subdivision 2; 16B.42, subdivision 1; 47.52; 114C.25; 115.741, subdivision 2; 115A.52; 116.182, subdivision 3a; 174.90; 221.022; 352.03, subdivision 1; 373.40, subdivision 1; 398A.04, subdivisions 1, 2, and 9; 473.1466; 473.251; 473.255; 473.399; 473.3994, subdivisions 4 and 10; 473H.06, subdivision 1; and 473H.08, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 103B.235, subdivision 3a; 115A.03, subdivision 19; 174.22, subdivision 3; 403.07, subdivision 2; 462.382; 462C.071, subdivision 4; 465.795, subdivision 3; 473.121, subdivisions 3, 8, and 12; 473.123, subdivisions 7 and 8; 473.125; 473.127; 473.129, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, and 10; 473.1295; 473.13; 473.132; 473.1455; 473.1465; 473.155; 473.1551; 473.156; 473.1623; 473.164; 473.167, subdivisions 3 and 4; 473.171; 473.173; 473.175; 473.181; 473.191; 473.194; 473.195; 473.197; 473.199; 473.201; 473.206; 473.208; 473.23; 473.241; 473.242; 473.243; 473.244; 473.245; 473.247; 473.249; 473.252; 473.303; 473.315, subdivision 2; 473.325; 473.326; 473.333; 473.388; 473.39, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 2, and 4; 473.3915, subdivisions 5 and 6; 473.411, subdivisions 3 and 4; 473.436; 473.446; 473.517, subdivision 9; 473.535; 473.551, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17; 473.552; 473.553; 473.556, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 16, and 17; 473.561; 473.564; 473.565; 473.572; 473.581; 473.592; 473.595; 473.596; 473.598; 473.599; 473.616; 473.618; 473.619; 473.851; 473.852; 473.853; 473.854; 473.856; 473.857; 473.858; 473.859; 473.86; 473.861; 473.862; 473.863; 473.864; 473.865; 473.866; 473.867; 473.868; 473.869; 473.87; 473.871; 473.893; 473.894, subdivisions 14, 16, 17, and 18; 473.895; 473.896; 473.897, subdivision 3; 473.898, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 473.899; 473.900; 473.903; 473F.02, subdivision 21; and 473F.08, subdivision 3b; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 473.129, subdivision 8; 473.39, subdivision 1g; and 473.898, subdivision 3.

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

Abeler and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 3490, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for teacher recruitment and retention; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

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

Davids and Paulsen introduced:

H. F. No. 3491, A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 60A.052, subdivision 1; 60A.129, subdivision 5; 61A.092, subdivision 6; 62A.136; 62C.11, subdivision 1; 62C.142, subdivision 2a; 62S.02, subdivision 1; 64B.30, subdivision 1; and 72A.20, subdivision 17; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 60A.052, subdivision 2; and 72A.20, subdivision 23; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62A.285, subdivision 4; 62A.651; 62H.10, subdivision 4; and 65B.13.

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

Entenza, Davids and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 3492, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; enacting the Telecommunications Consumer Privacy Act; providing for the privacy of telecommunications customer information; requiring consent for disclosure of customer information; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 13.99, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Westfall, Mulder and Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 3493, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for a new laboratory facility for the department of agriculture.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development Finance

Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 3494, A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing the grant of service credit for prior public employment for limited purposes for certain teachers.

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

Anderson, B.; Krinkie; Vandeveer; Osskopp and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3495, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing open bidding for state purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.03, subdivision 3; and 16C.10, by adding a subdivision.

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

Sykora; Rhodes; Greiling; Entenza; Mares; Biernat; Abrams; Larsen, P.; Rest and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 3496, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding voluntary interdistrict integration efforts; creating start-up aid for metropolitan magnet schools; modifying funding recipients for capital projects for the West Metro Education Program; fully funding integration aid; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.88, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 124D.86, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 2, section 60, subdivision 17.

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

Tuma; Seifert, J.; Smith; Pugh and Opatz introduced:

H. F. No. 3497, A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the recovery of costs and attorney fees from the state of Minnesota; conforming certain provisions of state law to analogous federal law; clarifying existing law; establishing specific procedures for application of fees; correcting miscellaneous noncontroversial oversights, inconsistencies, ambiguities, and technical errors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15.471, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, and by adding subdivisions; and 15.472; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 15.471, subdivision 8.

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

Johnson and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 3498, A bill for an act relating to retirement; revising certain formulas for calculation of annuities in the teachers retirement association; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 354.44, subdivision 6.

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

Mariani; Clark, K.; Kahn; Hausman; Wagenius and Gleason introduced:

H. F. No. 3499, A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring an environmental impact statement for the purchase of additional power derived from a hydropower generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116D.04, subdivision 2a.

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

Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 3500, A bill for an act relating to employment; repealing laws governing entertainment agencies; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 184A.01; 184A.02; 184A.03; 184A.04; 184A.05; 184A.06; 184A.07; 184A.08; 184A.09; 184A.10; 184A.11; 184A.12; 184A.13; 184A.14; 184A.15; 184A.16; 184A.17; 184A.18; 184A.19; and 184A.20.

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

Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 3501, A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying a provision governing exchange of information between the departments of labor and industry and revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 270B.14, subdivision 8.

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

Leighton, Greiling, Chaudhary and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 3502, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring a polling place on every college campus with 500 or more students enrolled; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 204B.16, subdivision 1.

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

Erickson, Buesgens, Dehler, Abeler, Storm and Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 3503, A bill for an act relating to education; exempting charter school students from the requirements of the profile of learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 120B.02; and 124D.10, subdivision 10.

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

Rukavina, Tomassoni and Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3504, A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating basic economic loss benefits; requiring arbitration of terminations and denials; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.

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

Davids and Paulsen introduced:

H. F. No. 3505, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain disclosures; specifying the license term and fees of a managing general agent; regulating securities broker-dealers and investment advisors; authorizing the commissioner to withdraw certain inactive registration applications; extending a real estate continuing education pilot project; regulating the contractor recovery fund; making collection agencies responsible for the acts of collectors; providing standards of conduct for notarial acts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 45.027, subdivision 7a; 60H.03, by adding a subdivision; 60K.03, subdivision 4; 80A.04, subdivisions 2 and 3; 80A.07, subdivision 1; 80A.10, subdivision 2; 80C.05, subdivision 4; 80C.07; 82.22, subdivision 13; 82A.04, subdivision 4, and by adding a subdivision; 82B.14; 83.23, by adding a subdivision; and 326.975, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 80A.15, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 332; and 359.

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

Rhodes, Kahn, Ozment, Carruthers and Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 3506, A bill for an act relating to state government; codifying reorganization order No. 181; transferring the remaining duties of the commissioner of public service to the commissioner of commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.692; 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 16B.56, subdivision 1; 16B.76, subdivision 1; 17.86, subdivision 3; 18.024, subdivision 1; 45.012; 93.38; 103F.325, subdivisions 2 and 3; 116O.06, subdivision 2; 123B.65, subdivisions 1, 3, and 5; 161.45, subdivision 1; 168.61, subdivision 1; 169.073; 174.03, subdivision 7; 181.30; 216A.01; 216A.035; 216A.036; 216A.05, subdivision 1; 216A.07, subdivision 1; 216A.08; 216A.085, subdivision 3; 216B.02, subdivisions 1, 7, and 8; 216B.16, subdivisions 1, 2, and 15; 216B.162, subdivisions 7 and 11; 216B.1675, subdivision 9; 216C.01, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 216C.051, subdivision 6; 216C.37, subdivision 1; 216C.40, subdivision 4; 237.02; 237.075, subdivisions 2 and 9; 237.082; 237.21; 237.30; 237.51, subdivisions 1 and 5; 237.52, subdivisions 2, 4, and 5; 237.54, subdivision 2; 237.55; 237.59, subdivision 2; 237.768; 239.01; 325E.115, subdivision 2; 326.243; and 484.50; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 3C.12, subdivision 2; 16B.32, subdivision 2; 16B.335, subdivision 4; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; 115A.15, subdivision 5; 216B.16, subdivision 6b; 216B.241, subdivisions 1a, 1b, and 2b; 216C.19, subdivision 8; 216C.195, subdivision 1; 237.462, subdivision 6; 237.51, subdivision 5a; and 325E.11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 216A.06; and 237.69, subdivision 3.

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

Schumacher, Gray, Rest, Tomassoni, Hilty, Skoglund, Mahoney, Carlson, Wenzel, Hasskamp and Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 3507, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating money for maintenance and repairs on the campuses of Minnesota veterans homes.

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

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 3508, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating the timber wolf as the state mammal; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

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

Greenfield, McCollum and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 3509, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying school immunization requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 121A.15, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 8, 9, and 10.

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

Holsten and Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 3510, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; extending authorization to take two deer in certain counties; amending Laws 1993, chapter 273, section 1, as amended.

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

Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3511, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance pharmacy dispensing fee; requiring demonstration providers to reimburse pharmacies at or above the medical assistance rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13.

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

Anderson, B.; Dehler; Mullery; Osskopp and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3512, A bill for an act relating to corrections; regulating telephone access of persons restrained in local and state correctional facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 481.10.

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

Otremba, Cassell, Wenzel and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3513, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of special license plates supporting adoption; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Gerlach, Rest, Kahn, Rhodes and Erickson introduced:

H. F. No. 3514, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the name of the office of technology to the technology policy bureau; modifying its responsibilities for business licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16E.01, as amended; 16E.04, as amended; 16E.05; 16E.06; and 16E.07, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 16E.02, subdivision 1; and 16E.08.

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

Paymar, Skoglund, Chaudhary and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 3515, A bill for an act relating to firearms; modifying the scope of the crime prohibiting the possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon on school property; removing the exemption for holders of a permit to carry a pistol; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.66, subdivision 1d.

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

McCollum and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3516, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing expenditure of appropriated money for certain seminars and conferences; clarifying certain prohibitions related to the operation of snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, and motorboats; modifying composition of the outdoor recreation system; modifying disposition of certain receipts; designating a migratory waterfowl refuge; modifying certain rulemaking authority; eliminating trawling fees; providing for acquisition of critical aquatic habitat; modifying commissioner's authority to remove rough fish; modifying minnow retailer and turtle license provisions; clarifying forfeiture procedure; modifying mineral land provisions; increasing project amount for security in place of bonds; granting legislative approval for certain water usage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 9.071; 86A.04; 86B.331, subdivision 1; 93.05; 93.055; 93.14; 93.15; 93.16; 93.17; 93.193, subdivision 1; 93.21; 93.22; 93.25, subdivisions 1 and 2; 93.26; 93.27; 93.28; 93.285, subdivisions 2 and 3; 93.335, subdivision 1; 93.43; 97A.095, by adding a subdivision; 97A.405, subdivision 3; 97A.475, subdivision 30; 97C.041; 97C.501, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 97C.605, subdivisions 1 and 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 84.91, subdivision 1; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 169.1217, subdivision 7a; 290.431; 290.432; and 574.264, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 93; and 97C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 93.07; 93.08; 93.09; 93.10; 93.11; 93.12; 93.13; 93.18; 93.19; 93.191; 93.192; 93.202; 93.23; 93.24; 93.283; 93.285, subdivisions 4 and 5; 93.30; 93.31; 93.32; 93.335, subdivisions 4 and 5; 93.34, subdivisions 1 and 3; 93.351; 93.352; 93.353; 93.354; 93.355; 93.356; 93.357; 93.37; 93.38; 93.39; 93.42; and 97B.312.

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

Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 3517, A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying and rearranging certain child support provisions; changing time for filing a notice to remove; eliminating certain requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 542.16, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 518.171, subdivision 1; and 518.551, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 518.147; and 518.583.

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

Smith, Skoglund, Stanek and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 3518, A bill for an act relating to data practices; authorizing release and dissemination of juvenile criminal history data under certain circumstances; requiring court to determine juvenile and adult level of conviction information and provide this data to bureau of criminal apprehension; providing for a National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact which organizes an electronic information sharing system among the federal government and the states to exchange criminal history records for background checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 299C.13; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 260B.171, subdivisions 2 and 5; and 299C.095, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

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

Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 3519, A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying provisions under the expedited child support process; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 518.5513, subdivisions 1 and 3.

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

Osthoff, McCollum, Hausman, Holsten and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 3520, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying reimbursement provisions for certain settlements made under the Environment Response and Liability Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115B.17, subdivision 19.

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

Hackbarth, Westerberg and Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3521, A bill for an act relating to transit; appropriating money for express bus service between downtown Minneapolis and Anoka county highway No. 22.

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

Davids, Gunther, Trimble and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3522, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for an equitable adjustment of certain department of commerce assessments; regulating the lending authority of credit unions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 46.131, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 2675.6141, subpart 1.

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

Reuter and Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 3523, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; retroactively extending the expiration date for the exemption of construction materials for indoor ice arenas; amending Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 2, section 44, as amended.

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

Bakk, Osthoff and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 3524, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; authorizing spending to develop a safe harbor on Lake Superior; appropriating money for a grant to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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

Rhodes, Kahn, Krinkie and Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 3525, A bill for an act relating to state government; approving the technology policy bureau's long-range plan.

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

Lenczewski, Juhnke and Larson, D., introduced:

H. F. No. 3526, A bill for an act relating to public employment; establishing procedures and standards for contracting with private entities for the provision of services that have been, or otherwise would be, provided by public employees; providing for public accountability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

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

Winter, Otremba and Peterson introduced:

H. F. No. 3527, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; reducing the rate; exempting sales to political subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.02, subdivision 1; and 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

Winter, Otremba, Skoglund, Tomassoni and Peterson introduced:

H. F. No. 3528, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation insurance; requiring distribution of surpluses from the assigned risk plan and the workers' compensation reinsurance association; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 79.251, by adding a subdivision; and 79.361, subdivision 1.

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

Larsen, P.; Workman; Stanek; Haake; Broecker; Abeler; Paulsen; Vandeveer; Holberg; Seifert, J.; Lindner; Erhardt; Hackbarth; Abrams and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 3529, A bill for an act relating to state government; making the metropolitan council a state agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15.012; 473.123, subdivision 1; 473.13, subdivision 1; 473.249; and 473.446, subdivision 1.

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

Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 3530, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for additional bonding authority for the financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 473.39, subdivision 1g.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 3531, A bill for an act relating to the city of Winona; permitting continuation of a tax increment financing district.

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

Jennings and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 3532, A bill for an act relating to health; regulating mental health coverage; requiring coverage for social anxiety disorder; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Juhnke, Ness, Stang, Olson and Peterson introduced:

H. F. No. 3533, A bill for an act relating to children; providing for youth programs in community education revenue; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Family and Early Childhood Education Finance

Harder, Finseth and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 3534, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain requirements and enforcement procedures for agricultural contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 17.90, by adding a subdivision; and 17.91; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

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

Winter and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 3535, A bill for an act relating to insurance; automobile; requiring that automobile insurance medical benefits not be discontinued except as determined by a neutral health care professional; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 65B.525, subdivision 1; and 72A.201, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.327.

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

Winter and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 3536, A bill for an act relating to insurance; workers' compensation; eliminating the requirement that an injured employee submit to examination by the employer's physician; requiring that benefits not be discontinued except as determined by a neutral health care professional; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 176.135, by adding a subdivision; 176.155, subdivision 3; 176.238, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, and 10; and 176.321, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 176; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 176.136, subdivision 1c; and 176.155, subdivision 1.

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

Bradley, Goodno, Abeler, Huntley and Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 3537, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for a special nursing facility rate adjustment process for facilities that downsize or close; requiring budget neutrality; 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

Dorn, Bishop, Workman, Reuter, Pelowski and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 3538, 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 grants to cities along the DM&E railroad for mitigation purposes; providing for a charge against major private construction projects to help fund mitigation measures; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

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

Lieder; Juhnke; Larson, D., and Marko introduced:

H. F. No. 3539, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing surface transportation fund; requiring deposit of receipts in fund; dedicating 50 percent of sales tax on motor vehicles to surface transportation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 1.13; 16A.127, by adding a subdivision; 160.277, subdivision 3; 161.20, subdivisions 3 and 5; 161.23, subdivisions 3 and 5; 161.241, subdivision 2; 161.41, subdivision 3; 161.431; 161.433, subdivision 2; 161.44, subdivision 9; 162.08, subdivision 4; 162.14, subdivision 2; 165.08, subdivision 4; 169.09, subdivision 13; 169.781, subdivision 7; 169.86, subdivisions 5 and 7; 169.871, subdivision 5; 170.23; 171.06, subdivision 2a; 171.07, subdivision 11; 171.185; 171.26; 171.36; 173.07, subdivision 2; 173.231; 174.30, subdivision 8; 221.0355, subdivisions 11, 16, and 18; 221.036, subdivision 14; 221.82; 221.83; 221.84, subdivision 4; 297B.09, subdivision 1; and 299D.09; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 171.29, subdivision 2; and 299D.03, subdivision 5; Laws 1999, chapters 216, article 1, sections 1; and 7, subdivisions 1 and 3; 223, article 1, sections 1; and 2, subdivisions 1 and 4; 238, article 1, sections 1; 2, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, and 12; 3; 4, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; 5; and 7; 241, article 10, section 5, subdivision 2; 245, article 1, sections 1; and 6; and 250, article 1, sections 1; and 2, subdivisions 1 and 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

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

Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 3540, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; establishing speed limit on marked interstate highway 35E in St. Paul at 55 miles per hour; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kuisle and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 3541, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; classifying certain data maintained by the board of animal health; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

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

Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 3542, A bill for an act relating to education funding; providing property tax equity for school districts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 123B.59, subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; 126C.17, subdivision 11; 126C.40, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4 and 5; 123B.54; 123B.57, subdivision 4; and 126C.17, subdivisions 5 and 6.

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

McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 3543, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 7; requiring certain legislative rules of proceedings.

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

Chaudhary; Leighton; Kalis; Larsen, P.; Vandeveer; Lieder and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3544, A bill for an act relating to expanding the long-term care credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0672, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions.

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

Westfall introduced:

H. F. No. 3545, A bill for an act relating to taxes; levy limits; adding a special levy and providing for levy limit adjustments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 275.72, subdivision 3; and Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 275.70, subdivision 5.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 3546, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility rate adjustment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Westrom, Westfall, Finseth, Juhnke, Kubly, Ness, Swenson, Cassell, Peterson, Wenzel and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 3547, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; abolishing provisions that relate to retention and inspection of motor vehicle weight records and that designate those records as relevant evidence of overweight; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.871, subdivisions 1 and 1b; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.851; and 169.872.

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

Molnau, Holberg, Lieder, Juhnke and Krinkie introduced:

H. F. No. 3548, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting the commissioner of transportation from spending state funds for commuter rail unless the funds have been appropriated by law specifically for those purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 174.88.

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

Storm, Swenson, Dorman and Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 3549, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for rural finance authority programs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development Finance

Hilty, Paymar and Gleason introduced:

H. F. No. 3550, A bill for an act relating to public safety; continuing certain rule authority of commissioner of public safety; changing per diem payments to members of the board of private detectives and protective agents; requiring changes in rules regarding training programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 299A.01, by adding a subdivision; 326.33, subdivision 6; and 326.3361, subdivision 1.

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

Kielkucki, Tingelstad, Paulsen, Westerberg and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 3551, A bill for an act relating to electricity; repealing a rule definition of signaling circuit; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 3800.3500, subpart 12.

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

Larsen, P.; Broecker; Seifert, J.; McCollum; Stanek; Greiling; Dawkins; Osthoff; Chaudhary; Mares; Mariani; Mahoney and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 3552, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct law enforcement training facilities and a firefighting training facility; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

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

Holberg, Stanek and Broecker introduced:

H. F. No. 3553, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing guidelines for the administration of battered women's shelter per diem funding by the Minnesota Center for Crime Victim Services located in the department of public safety; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.

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

Rostberg and Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 3554, A bill for an act relating to veterans; making technical changes regarding duties of the commissioner of veterans affairs; extending the agent orange information and assistance program to include other veterans and other chemicals; repealing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 196.05, subdivision 1; 196.052; 196.19; 196.20; 196.21, subdivisions 2, 3 and 4; 196.22; 196.23; 196.24, subdivisions 1 and 2; 196.26; 197.04; 197.05; 197.06; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 197.01; 197.02; and 197.49; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 196.27.

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

Westerberg, Vandeveer, Hackbarth, Fuller, Tingelstad, Cassell, Howes and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 3555, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for civil enforcement of metal traction device sticker requirements for snowmobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 84.8712, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, and 6; and 84.8713, subdivision 1.

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

Pelowski, Carlson, Pugh, Dorn and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 3556, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a period for holding students harmless from the profile of learning; contracting for an independent review of the state's standards and assessments; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 3501.0370, subpart 4.

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

Krinkie introduced:

H. F. No. 3557, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; modifying certain state government provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16A.129, subdivision 3; Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, sections 11 and 14, subdivision 3; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section 15, subdivision 4.

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

Haake introduced:

H. F. No. 3558, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing commissioner of public safety to award public safety grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 299A.01, subdivision 2.

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

Molnau, Gunther, Workman, Lieder and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 3559, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for grants to transit systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 473.39, subdivision 1g; Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 2, subdivision 3.

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

Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 3560, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for the Minnesota Fishing Museum in Little Falls; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money.

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

Lieder, Workman, Molnau, Swenson and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 3561, A bill for an act relating to bridges; authorizing payment of preliminary engineering costs from the town bridge account; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 161.082, subdivision 2a.

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

Harder, Cassell, Storm, Swenson, Peterson and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 3562, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing the maximum amount of reimbursement from the agricultural chemical response and reimbursement account; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 18E.04, subdivision 4.

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

Clark, K., and Wejcman introduced:

H. F. No. 3563, A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; appropriating money for affordable housing and mixed commercial and residential development in the Hiawatha corridor; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and other public improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for new streets and infrastructure in the Hiawatha corridor; authorizing issuance of bonds.

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

Kahn and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 3564, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions administered by the commissioner of administration relating to public lands, procurements, easements, designer selection, parking facilities, energy efficiency in state buildings; capital project predesign; certain appropriations and other matters; modifying the authority of the state archaeologist; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.28, subdivision 5; 16B.26; 16B.33, subdivision 3; 16B.335, as amended; 16B.58, subdivisions 5 and 7; 16B.85, subdivisions 2 and 3; 16C.06, subdivision 3; and 16C.08, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 16B.32, subdivision 2; 16C.081; and 138.35, subdivisions 1 and 1a; Laws 1996, chapter 463, sections 13, subdivision 9; and 15, subdivision 4; Laws 1998, chapters 386, article 1, section 35; and 404, section 13, subdivision 10; Laws 1999, chapter 250, article 1, section 12, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 16B.415.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 3565, A bill for an act relating to human rights; making technical changes to chapter 363; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 363.03, subdivision 8; and 363.05, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 363.03, subdivision 8b.

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

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 3566, A bill for an act relating to liens; motor vehicles towed at the request of law enforcement; clarifying the extent of the lien; providing for notice to the owner of towing, sale, and right to reclaim; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 514; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 514.18, subdivision 1a.

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

Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3567, A bill for an act relating to education; consolidating facilities levies; eliminating handicapped access and fire safety program revenue cap; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 123B.53, as amended; 123B.57, subdivision 1; 123B.58, subdivisions 3 and 4; 123B.59, as amended; 123B.63, subdivisions 3 and 4; and 126C.40, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.40, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.58, subdivision 4.

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

Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3568, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; amending laws relating to the commercial taking of turtles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97A.045, subdivision 1; 97A.475, subdivision 41; and 97C.605, subdivisions 2 and 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.

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

Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 3569, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis employees retirement fund; authorizing the purchase of service credit for a period of prior temporary employment.

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

Dorman and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 3570, A bill for an act relating to education; equalizing costs of health care benefits at MnSCU institutions; amending Laws 1999, chapter 214, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2.

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

Osskopp, Broecker and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 3571, A bill for an act relating to gambling; regulating and prohibiting certain activities with respect to gambling; regulating shipment of gambling devices; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 299L.07, subdivision 10; 349.2125, subdivision 1; 609.75, by adding subdivisions; 609.76, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions; and 609.762, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 240; and 609.

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

Rukavina and Tomassoni introduced:

H. F. No. 3572, A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing funding for the relocation of a storm sewer outlet in the city of Virginia; appropriating money.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3573, A bill for an act relating to public safety; transferring responsibility for distributing certain funds for highway safety to commissioner of public safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 171.29, subdivision 2.

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

Olson and Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 3574, A bill for an act relating to state government; the office of administrative hearings; providing ethical standards for the chief administrative law judge, administrative law judges, and compensation judges; providing for the handling of certain tape recordings; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 14.48; and 14.50.

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

Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 3575, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a certification pilot program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

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

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