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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, February 21, 2000


The following House Files were introduced:

Swapinski, Rukavina, Jaros and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3671, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Duluth state office building; authorizing state bonds.

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

Davids, Leighton, Abrams, Gunther and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3672, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain electric generation peaking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Ozment, Tingelstad, Kelliher and Kahn introduced:

H. F. No. 3673, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money to the metropolitan council for regional trails.

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

Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 3674, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing teachers and other district agents to use reasonable force within the exercise of lawful authority to discipline a student; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 3675, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development abatements; allowing abatement agreements for parcels in tax increment financing districts; allowing extended time periods under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.1813, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 469.1813, subdivision 6.

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

Solberg and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 3676, A bill for an act relating to human services; adjusting the Itasca county base with regard to family preservation services.

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

Wenzel and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 3677, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system unclassified plan; public employees retirement association defined contribution plan; Minnesota state colleges and universities individual retirement account plan and supplemental retirement plan; state arts board, humanities commission, Minnesota historical society plan; revising excess contribution language in certain plans; clarifying fiduciary status, responsibilities, and liabilities; authorizing distributions prior to termination from supplemental retirement plan under a phased retirement program; extending vendor contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 354B.23, subdivision 5a; 354C.12, subdivision 1a; 354C.165; 356A.01, subdivision 8; 356A.02; and 356A.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

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

H. F. No. 3678, A bill for an act relating to emergency preparedness; appropriating money to Lake, Cook, and St. Louis counties for emergency communications equipment and training to respond to a major wildfire.

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

Seagren, Greiling, Biernat, Buesgens, Leppik and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3679, A bill for an act relating to state government; education; authorizing the board of government innovation and cooperation to consider appeals of decisions affecting charter schools; amending the charter school approval process; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 124D.10, subdivision 4; and 465.797, subdivision 1.

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

Haas and Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 3680, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying expenditure requirements for certain alternative care pilot projects; modifying the expiration date for alternative care pilot projects.

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

Seifert, M.; Erickson; Mares and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 3681, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for grants for rural charter schools of excellence; 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 Education Policy

Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 3682, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the salary for the lieutenant governor and the attorney general; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 15A.082, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15A.

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

Paulsen, Davids, Trimble, Sviggum and Lindner introduced:

H. F. No. 3683, A bill for an act relating to insurance; removing certain state involvement with the state fund mutual insurance company; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 79.371; 176A.01; 176A.02; 176A.03; 176A.04; 176A.05; 176A.06; 176A.07; 176A.08; 176A.09; 176A.10; 176A.11; and 176A.12.

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

McElroy, Dawkins and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 3684, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials used for qualified low-income housing projects; 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

Westfall; Rukavina; Larsen, P., and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3685, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for management of aggregate resources; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.94, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, and by adding subdivisions; and 298.75, subdivisions 1, 2, and 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Swenson and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3686, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money to the Minnesota historical society for county and local preservation projects.

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

Skoe, Howes and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 3687, A bill for an act relating to child placement; reimbursing the cost of placing an American Indian child in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 260.771, subdivision 4; 260B.331, by adding a subdivision; and 260C.331, by adding a subdivision.

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

Molnau, Kuisle and Bradley introduced:

H. F. No. 3688, A bill for an act relating to transportation; adopting Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 218.011, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 218.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 3689, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school district No. 771, Chokio-Alberta.

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

Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 3690, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an agricultural research grants board supported by a fee to be levied on agricultural cropland; reducing tax rates on certain agricultural properties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41E.

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

Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 3691, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the purchase of service credit for previously exempt service by certain members of the teachers retirement association.

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

Kuisle, Finseth, Gunther, Harder, Otremba, Ness and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 3692, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; amending feedlot permit provisions; providing specific requirements for feedlot permit rules; adding requirements for administrative penalty orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116.06, by adding a subdivision; 116.07, subdivision 7c, and by adding a subdivision; and 116.0713; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 116.07, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 18B; and 18C.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 3693, A bill for an act relating to early education; providing funding for early Head Start programs; transferring TANF funds to the department of children, families, and learning; appropriating money.

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

Dawkins and Paymar introduced:

H. F. No. 3694, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; eliminating or modifying requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or inefficient; authorizing the use of facsimile or digital signatures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 473.129, by adding a subdivision; 473.13, subdivision 1; 473.254, subdivision 1; and 473.704, subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 473.1623, subdivisions 3 and 6; and 473.23, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, chapter 5900.

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

Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3695, A bill for an act relating to probate; providing for a study of the guardianship and conservatorship system.

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

Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3696, A bill for an act relating to data practices; making conforming changes for the data practices recodification enacted under Laws 1999, chapter 227, section 22; amending Minnesota Statutes, section 13.01, by adding subdivisions.

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

Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 3697, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting certain dealers in emergency vehicles from motor vehicle dealer licensing requirements; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.27, subdivision 8.

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

Seagren, Leppik, Greiling, Tunheim, Nornes and Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 3698, A bill for an act relating to education; improving recruitment of excellent teachers in science, math, industrial technology, and special education and in rural areas; establishing a 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 K-12 Education Finance

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 3699, A bill for an act relating to higher education; giving the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities certain authority with respect to property transactions, construction, repairs, and improvements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 136F.36, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 136F.60, subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; and 136F.64, subdivision 1.

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

Kuisle; Rest; Clark, J.; Westerberg and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 3700, A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rate on manufactured home parks; providing state aid to compensate for the revenue loss; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 273.13, subdivision 25; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

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

Paymar and Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 3701, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing eligibility criteria for the senior citizens property tax deferral; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290B.08, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290B.03, subdivision 1.

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

Harder, Kuisle, Peterson, Kubly, Dorman, Davids, Swenson and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3702, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; allowing subtractions for the federal alcohol fuel credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.01, subdivision 19d; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Pelowski, Opatz, Dorn and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 3703, A bill for an act relating to higher education; excepting the Minnesota state colleges and universities from the selection process administered by the designer selection board; authorizing the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to use the design-build method of construction; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.33, subdivisions 3 and 3a; and 136F.64, by adding a subdivision.

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

Seifert, M.; Winter; Clark, J., and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 3704, A bill for an act relating to education; providing certain school districts flexible options for desegregation rules; 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

Tomassoni, Tuma, Rukavina and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 3705, A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; Minnesota state colleges and universities; modifying board of trustees debt service requirement on certain projects; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 3, subdivision 29.

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

Mares, Cassell and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 3706, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a teacher preparation program; appropriating money.

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

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 3707, A bill for an act relating to education; restoring levy authority for independent school district No. 2859, Glencoe-Silver Lake.

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

Jennings; Larsen, P.; Molnau; Holsten and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 3708, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring a municipality to issue building permits once a special permit has been issued and an environmental assessment worksheet has been completed; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462.

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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 3709, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing a joint recreation board tax in the territory of independent school district No. 2154, Eveleth-Gilbert.

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

Murphy, Wenzel, Dorn and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 3710, A bill for an act relating to retirement; changing the definition of "normal retirement age" for the teachers retirement association; modifying the computation of the retirement annuity formula for the teachers retirement association; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 354.05, subdivision 38; and 354.44, subdivision 6.

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

Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3711, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a Minnesota telemedicine network; regulating the provision of interstate telemedicine services; making permanent the medical assistance reimbursement of telemedicine services; providing grants to establish and maintain a telemedicine network; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.335, subdivision 1; 147.081, subdivision 1; 147.091, subdivision 1; and 147.141; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 3b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; and 147.

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

Huntley and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 3712, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing education in the MFIP program for up to 48 months; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.52, subdivision 2; and 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.

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

Huntley and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 3713, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing education in the MFIP program for up to 24 months; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.52, subdivision 2; and 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.

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

Huntley, McCollum and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. No. 3714, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the department of health to adopt measures that minimize the exposure of children to toxic chemicals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Otremba, Rostberg, Kalis and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3715, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing certain half-ton pickup trucks to be registered as farm trucks; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.011, subdivision 17; and 168.018.

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

Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3716, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a fund transfer for independent school district No. 2170, Staples-Motley.

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

Westrom, Nornes, Goodno, Jennings and Luther introduced:

H. F. No. 3717, A bill for an act relating to health; creating the spinal cord injury research board and the spinal cord injury research trust account; modifying registry, reporting, and rule provisions; providing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.662; 144.663, by adding a subdivision; and 144.664, 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 Health and Human Services Policy

Westrom, Finseth, Westfall, Gunther, Wenzel, Juhnke, Cassell, Mulder, Swenson, Ness, Harder, Nornes, Kubly, Skoe, Peterson and Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 3718, A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; requiring that diesel fuel sold in the state contain a minimum of five percent biodiesel fuel oil by weight; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 239.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3719, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the consumer support program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.476, subdivisions 1 and 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256.476, subdivision 3.

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

Van Dellen and Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 3720, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring optometrists to provide patients with copies of prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 3721, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for nonissuance of license plates or tabs because of delinquent traffic fines or nonpayment of certain judgments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.95; and 169.99, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 168; and 169.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 3722, A bill for an act relating to early education; providing funding for early childhood family education programs; transferring TANF funds to the department of children, families, and learning; appropriating money.

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

Molnau; Workman; Clark, J.; Dorn; Kuisle; Reuter; Lieder; Westrom; Juhnke; Kalis and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 3723, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a major transportation projects account in the trunk highway fund; authorizing issuance of $500,000,000 in trunk highway bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Workman; Kuisle; Clark, J.; Dorn; Reuter; Westrom and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 3724, A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating a major transportation projects fund; specifying uses for the fund; providing for allocation of revenue from the motor vehicle sales tax; authorizing transfer from the general fund to the major transportation projects fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 3725, A bill for an act relating to education finance; including the costs of replacing certain floor coverings in health and safety revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.57, subdivision 2.

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

Bishop and Leppik introduced:

H. F. No. 3726, A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a separate subdivision for the salary procedure for the chancellor of the Minnesota state colleges and universities; authorizing chancellors and presidents to receive additional compensation from certain foundations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 15A.081, subdivision 7b, and by adding a subdivision; and 136F.40.

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

Anderson, B., and Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 3727, 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

Rest, Dawkins, Leighton, Jennings and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. No. 3728, A bill for an act relating to income taxes; increasing the working family credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.0671, subdivision 1.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3729, A bill for an act relating to local government; the town of Wyoming and the city of Chisago City; exempting the town and the city from a limitation on the duration of reimbursement paid to the town for orderly annexed property.

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

McGuire, Mahoney, Chaudhary, Gray and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 3730, A bill for an act relating to child care; creating a child care staff retention initiative; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

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

Seifert, J.; Hackbarth; Bradley; Pawlenty; Sviggum and Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 3731, A bill for an act relating to data practices; requiring the development of a model online privacy notice; providing an Internet privacy policy for state and local governments; restricting the release of personal information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13D.

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

Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 3732, A bill for an act relating to public nuisances; providing for the award of costs and attorney fees to the prosecuting attorney; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 617.82.

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

McCollum, Carruthers, Erickson, Mares and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 3733, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

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

Hasskamp, Winter, Dehler, Rukavina and Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 3734, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

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

Dorman, Finseth, Lenczewski, Jennings, Osskopp, Kuisle and Tomassoni introduced:

H. F. No. 3735, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gambling; reducing the rates of tax on lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, and 6.

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

Greenfield, Huntley, Greiling and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 3736, A bill for an act relating to child care; making MFIP participants who are receiving mental health services or chemical dependency treatment eligible for MFIP child care; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.05, subdivision 1.

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

Greenfield and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 3737, A bill for an act relating to human services programs; striking language that limits legal noncitizens' eligibility for the Minnesota food assistance program; changing sanctions; appropriating money for hard-to-employ Minnesota family investment program participants; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.46, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256D.053, subdivision 1; and 256J.37, subdivision 9; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section 21; and Laws 1998, chapter 407, article 6, section 111.

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

Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 3738, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for planning and preliminary design for the redevelopment of the St. Paul RiverCentre's Roy Wilkins auditorium.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 3739, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating noncash assistance programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.52, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 256J.52, subdivisions 4 and 5a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 119B; and 256J.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3740, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting sales to political subdivisions of the state from the sales tax; requiring local governments to reduce levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.47; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 275.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 3741, 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

Smith, Pugh, Leighton and Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 3742, A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing use of the Revenue Recapture Act for collection of certain conciliation court judgments; providing for priority of claims; modifying service of process requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 270A.03, subdivision 7; 270A.04, subdivision 3; 270A.07, subdivision 5; 270A.09, subdivision 1; 270A.10; and 491A.01, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 270A.03, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 491A.

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

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 3743, A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding the definition of "redevelopment district" for purposes of tax increment financing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.174, subdivision 10.

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

Leighton and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 3744, A bill for an act relating to capital 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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3745, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant to independent school district No. 404, Lake Benton; appropriating money.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 3746, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; exempting agricultural property from the general education levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.1382, subdivision 1b.

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

Rukavina, Tomassoni, Howes, Carlson and Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 3747, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing declining pupil unit aid for school; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.05, by adding a subdivision; and 126C.10, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fuller; Finseth; Howes; Skoe; Anderson, I.; Tunheim and Tomassoni introduced:

H. F. No. 3748, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; increasing in lieu of tax payments to local governments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 477A.12; and 477A.14.

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

Lenczewski; Hasskamp; Kelliher; Skoe; Luther; Larson, D.; Leighton; Pugh; McCollum; Solberg; Tomassoni; Carlson; Jennings; Koskinen; Otremba and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3749, A bill for an act relating to data privacy; confidentiality and secrecy of patient health information; prohibiting release of health records from providers to the state commissioner of health or the health data institute without patient consent; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62J.301, subdivision 4; 62J.321, subdivisions 1 and 2; 62J.38; 62J.40; 62J.41, subdivision 1; 62J.451, subdivisions 6, 6b, and 6c; 62J.452, subdivision 2; and 144.335, subdivision 3b.

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

Seifert, J.; Gunther; Kuisle; Jennings and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 3750, A bill for an act relating to professions; increasing licensing fees of the board of architecture engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design; enhancing enforcement activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 326.105.

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

Wenzel and Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 3751, A bill for an act relating to employment; increasing the allocation of funding for support services under the dislocated worker program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 268.98, subdivision 3.

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

Mariani, Hausman, McGuire, Kahn and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. No. 3752, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to rebuild or replace the University of Minnesota showboat.

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

Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 3753, A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring metered ramp study by department of transportation; appropriating money.

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

Paulsen, Davids and Gerlach introduced:

H. F. No. 3754, A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; removing limitations on prohibition against a brewer requiring a wholesaler to agree not to sell the products of another brewer; providing for termination of agreements between brewer and wholesaler under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325B.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325B.

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

Chaudhary and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 3755, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; prohibiting weight training equipment in state correctional facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.

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

Abrams, Rhodes, Pugh, Pawlenty, Davids, Leighton, Kahn, Murphy, Leppik, Kelliher, Erhardt and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 3756, A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing the Holocaust Victims Insurance Relief Act; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

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

Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 3757, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that sales of patent drawings and documents for certain purposes are exempt from sales and use tax; 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

Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 3758, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development abatements; allowing abatement agreements for parcels in tax increment financing districts; allowing extended time periods under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.1813, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 469.1813, subdivision 6.

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

Chaudhary; Skoe; Larson, D.; Lenczewski and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 3759, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing law enforcement to disclose information about Level II predatory offenders to additional individuals in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 244.052, subdivision 4.

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

Ness; Sviggum; Johnson; Mares; Erickson; Tomassoni; Solberg; Tunheim; Dorn; Finseth; Howes; Fuller; Mulder; Daggett; Skoe; Hasskamp; Gunther; Seagren; Davids; Harder; Clark, J.; Storm; Stang; Osskopp; Tuma; Bakk; Peterson; Swenson; Kubly; Rukavina; Jaros; Wenzel; Nornes; Cassell and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3760, A bill for an act relating to education finance; enhancing equity by adding a small school enhanced equity revenue component to general education revenue; 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

Mullery; Gunther; McCollum; Tingelstad; Rhodes; Wejcman; Winter; Larsen, P., and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3761, A bill for an act relating to human services; making nontraditional career assistance and job training available to female MFIP recipients; establishing grants to encourage and provide supports for low-income women to enter nontraditional careers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 256J.02, subdivision 2; and 268.0122, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256J; and 256K.

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

Jaros, Huntley and Swapinski introduced:

H. F. No. 3762, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing electronic disbursement of port authority funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.051, subdivision 4.

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

Abeler, Westerberg and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 3763, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the criteria necessary to establish an area learning center; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123A.05, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 3764, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a health insurance purchasing pool account and a nursing facility health insurance board; requiring the board to design a self-insured health insurance purchasing pool for nursing facilities; requiring a report to the legislature; 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

Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 3765, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; eliminating the requirement that the owner of agricultural property be a Minnesota resident to qualify for relative homestead treatment of the property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 273.124, subdivision 1.

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

Skoglund, Stanek and Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 3766, A bill for an act relating to pawnbrokers; requiring pawnbrokers who provide law enforcement agencies with electronic records of transactions to use a specified interchange file specification format; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325J.05.

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

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