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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, February 22, 1999


The following House Files were introduced:

Mariani; Clark, K.; Mahoney; Chaudhary; Nornes and Luther introduced:

H. F. No. 876, A bill for an act relating to children; providing child care grants for African immigrant and refugee families and their children; appropriating money.

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

Wolf, Koskinen, Gunther, and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 877, A bill for an act relating to reemployment insurance; making technical changes; modifying procedures; complying with federal requirements; modifying definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 268.035, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 14, 15, 18, 20, 24, 30, 32, and by adding a subdivision; 268.042, subdivision 3; 268.045; 268.047, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4; 268.048; 268.051, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8; 268.052; 268.053; 268.057, subdivisions 4 and 10; 268.058; 268.0625; 268.064; 268.065; 268.067; 268.068; 268.069; 286.07; 268.085; 268.095; 268.101; 268.103, by adding a subdivision; 268.105; 268.115; 268.125, subdivisions 1, 4, and 5; 268.135; 268.145; 268.155; 268.18; 268.182; 268.186; 268.188; 268.192, subdivision 2; 268.194; 268.196; 268.198; 268.21; 268.23; and 268.30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 268.021; and 268.057, subdivisions 8 and 9; Minnesota Rules, parts 3305.0100; 3305.0200; 3305.0300; 3305.0400; 3305.0400; 3305.0500; 3305.0600; 3305.0700; 3305.0800; 3305.0900; 3305.1100; 3310.1500; 3310.1600; 3310.1700; 3310.1800; 3310.1900; 3310.2000; 3310.2100; 3310.2200; 3310.5100; and 3310.5800.

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

Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 878, A bill for an act relating to public administration; making deficiency appropriations for state government operations; appropriating money.

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

Knoblach, Hilty, Pelowski, Osskopp and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 879, A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; providing for regulatory relief for local units of government; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

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

Mulder and Sykora introduced:

H. F. No. 880, A bill for an act relating to children; directing the commissioner of children, families, and learning to develop a plan for consolidating child care and early childhood education programs.

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

Dawkins, Greiling, Hausman and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 881, A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; clarifying the county's role in the after-school enrichment program.

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

Tomassoni introduced:

H. F. No. 882, A bill for an act relating to education; extending levy for retired employee benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.41, subdivision 2.

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

Nornes, Sykora, Abeler, Chaudhary and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 883, A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money from the special revenue fund for matching chemical abuse prevention grants through a collaborative organization.

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

Tuma, Biernat, Buesgens, Molnau, Entenza, Gray, Murphy, Skoe and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 884, A bill for an act relating to education; continuing support of the learn and earn graduation achievement program; appropriating money.

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

Mares and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 885, A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying various public pension plan provisions; providing for uniformity in various administrative provisions; modifying definitions; making technical and administrative changes; establishing a pilot program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3A.03, subdivision 2; 122A.46, subdivision 2; 352.01, subdivision 26; 352.03, subdivision 1; 352.04, subdivision 8; 352.12, subdivisions 2 and 2a; 352.22, subdivision 2; 352B.01, subdivisions 3 and 10; 352B.11, subdivisions 1 and 2; 352D.05, subdivision 3; 352D.06, subdivision 3; 352D.09, subdivision 5a; 353.01, subdivisions 6, 15a, and 28; 353.03, subdivision 4; 353.15, subdivision 2; 353.32, subdivisions 1a and 1b; 353.33, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, and 9; 353.34, subdivision 3; 353.656, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4; 353.71, subdivision 2; 353B.11, subdivision 3; 354.05, subdivisions 2, 8a, 35, 37, and 40; 354.06, subdivision 1; 354.091; 354.092, subdivision 2; 354.093; 354.094, subdivision 1; 354.10, subdivisions 2 and 4; 354.35; 354.445; 354.46, subdivisions 2 and 2a; 354.48, subdivision 6; 354.49, subdivision 1; 354.52, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a, and 4b; 354.63, subdivision 2; 356.30, subdivision 1; 490.121, subdivision 17; and 490.124, subdivision 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 353.024; and 354.52, subdivision 2.

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

Erhardt, Dorman, Rest, Carruthers, Abrams and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 886, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting state agency libraries from the sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivision 11.

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

Gunther, Harder, Wolf, Holsten and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 887, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain electric generation peaking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 272.02, subdivision 1.

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

Erickson, Schumacher, Kielkucki, Greiling and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 888, A bill for an act relating to libraries; appropriating money for basic system support grants and multicounty, multitype library systems.

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

Van Dellen, Hasskamp, Davids and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 889, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting certain unsolicited telephone calls at certain times of day; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 325E.26, by adding a subdivision; and 325E.30.

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

Abrams and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 890, A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing income tax rates and changing the brackets; reducing marriage penalties; eliminating accelerated liability for sales, cigarettes and tobacco, and liquor taxes; exempting sales to veterans homes from the sales and use tax; exempting sales of tangible personal property used in the production of television commercials from the sales and use tax; changing administration of the sales tax exemption for capital equipment; changing the passenger automobile registration tax; providing for agricultural assistance; eliminating payments; transferring funds; canceling appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.013, subdivision 1a; 289A.11, subdivision 1; 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.56, subdivision 4; 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; 297A.25, subdivision 11, and by adding a subdivision; and 297F.09, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297A.15, subdivision 5; 297F.09, subdivision 6; and 297G.09, subdivision 5.

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

Biernat, Buesgens, Skoglund and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 891, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing commissioner of transportation to conduct a pilot project using photographic evidence in the enforcement of traffic signal laws; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.06, by adding a subdivision; and 171.12, subdivision 6.

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

Stanek, Smith, Skoglund and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 892, A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing a demonstration grant program for coordinated criminal justice strategies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

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

Dorman, Finseth, Ness, Winter and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 893, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing and clarifying provisions of the warehouse law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 231.01; 231.04; 231.08; 231.09; 231.11; 231.12; 231.13; 231.14; 231.15; 231.16; 231.17; 231.18, subdivisions 1 and 6; 231.24; 231.28; 231.34; 231.36; 231.37; 231.38; and 231.39; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 231.02; 231.03; 231.05; 231.06; 231.07; 231.10; 231.15; and 231.35.

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

Tingelstad; Dempsey; Kielkucki; Nornes; Haake; Erickson; Larsen, P., and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 894, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing funding for facilities management; requiring a local match; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.10, subdivision 13.

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

Tingelstad; Dempsey; Kielkucki; Haake; Erickson; Larsen, P., and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 895, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a facilities management procedure; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.57, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

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

Larsen, P.; Jennings; MOLnau; Milbert; Sviggum; Paulsen; Workman; Gerlach; Abrams; Bishop; Haas; Rifenberg; Seagren; Tuma; Reuter; Gleason; Vandeveer; Clark, J.; Pelowski and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 896, A bill for an act relating to land use; precluding the termination of lawful land uses by amortization; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 394.21, by adding a subdivision; and 462.357, by adding a subdivision.

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

Stanek, Bishop and Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 897, A bill for an act relating to firearms; modifying the procedure for applying for and obtaining a permit to carry a pistol; designating the county sheriff as the application authority; clarifying the basis for granting or denying a permit to carry; providing for administrative review of permit denials; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 624.714, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 624.714, subdivision 10.

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

Leppik; Carlson; Clark, K.; Van Dellen and Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 898, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting sales to outpatient surgical centers from the sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivision 63.

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

Dawkins; Clark, K.; Greenfield; Orfield and Kahn introduced:

H. F. No. 899, A bill for an act relating to the capitol area; directing the capitol area architectural and planning board and the Minnesota historical society to cooperate with the Philippine study group of Minnesota in causing a corrective plaque to the placed in the state capitol; appropriating money.

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

Rest, Rhodes, Dawkins and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 900, A bill for an act relating to income taxes; modifying the percentages for the working family credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.0671, subdivision 1.

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

Huntley and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 901, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for water and sewer extension to the Fond du Lac area.

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

Winter, Tunheim, Schumacher and Tomassoni introduced:

H. F. No. 902, A bill for an act relating to education; providing an inflationary increase in the general education formula allowance; fully funding special education excess cost; restoring funding for the interactive television program; creating a declining pupil unit aid; restoring the bus purchase levy; providing additional funding for full implementation of the graduation rule; repealing the three additional school days; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120B.05; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision; 125A.79, subdivisions 2 and 3; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; 126C.40, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120A.41.

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

Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 903, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the high school student entrepreneurship program at independent school district No. 175, Westbrook.

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

Folliard; Larson, D.; Kelliher; Rhodes and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. No. 904, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway noise barriers; authorizing state bonds; 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 Policy

Westerberg, Stanek, Haake, Broecker and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 905, A bill for an act relating to crime; providing criminal penalties for persons who own, operate, or have physical control of vehicles with intent to conceal or transport contraband in specially designated compartments; authorizing the civil forfeiture of vehicles containing illegal compartments; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.531, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Jennings, Davids, McGuire, Workman and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 906, A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; limiting recovery by uninsured motorists; 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

Cassell, Nornes, Erickson, Folliard and Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 907, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a school administrators recruitment program.

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

Dawkins, Hausman and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 908, A bill for an act relating to counties; permitting county recorders to require minimum deposits in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 386.78.

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

Paymar and Opatz introduced:

H. F. No. 909, A bill for an act relating to advertising devices; prohibiting erection of additional billboards near roads and highways; restricting maintenance of advertising devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 173.02, subdivisions 8 and 13; 173.03; 173.05; 173.06, subdivision 1; 173.07, subdivision 1; 173.08, subdivision 1; 173.13, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 173.16, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 173.231; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 173.01; 173.13, subdivision 5; and 173.17.

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

Finseth, Tunheim, Lieder, Skoe and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 910, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for rural mental health services.

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

Sykora, Abeler, Luther and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 911, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the method of payment of wages by school districts and public school entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 181.101.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 912, A bill for an act relating to human services; redefining geographic groups for medical assistance reimbursement purposes; authorizing the commissioner of human services to negotiate rate increases with certain nursing facilities under certain circumstances; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, subdivision 2b, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 913, A bill for an act relating to crime; appropriating money for grants to allow local law enforcement agencies to assign overtime officers to high crime areas within their jurisdictions.

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

Krinkie, Rhodes, Pawlenty, Pugh and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 914, A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; requiring annual reports to include information on funding received from government agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 309.53, by adding a subdivision.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 915, A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the moratorium on nursing facility beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

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

Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 916, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an exemption from the spend-up limit for nursing facility rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knoblach, Finseth and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 917, A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for the development of a cost-benefit model for water quality standards.

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

Kielkucki, Tomassoni, Howes, Solberg and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 918, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the taconite mining grant program.

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

Kuisle, Kalis, Westrom and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 919, A bill for an act relating to railroads; extending right of first refusal to leaseholders of real property in railroad right-of-way; requiring railroad interests to provide notice; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 222.631; and 222.632.

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

Koskinen, Otremba, Luther, Huntley, Greenfield, Dorn and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 920, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the eligibility for single adults and households with no children for the MinnesotaCare program; creating an exemption in the health coverage requirement of the MinnesotaCare program; appropriating money for the senior citizen drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256L.04, subdivision 7; and 256L.07, subdivisions 1 and 3.

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

Jaros, Huntley and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 921, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to repair and restore the aerial lift bridge in Duluth.

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

Solberg; Anderson, I., and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 922, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Itasca county.

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

Seifert, J.; Wilkin; Bradley; Mulder; Otremba and Reuter introduced:

H. F. No. 923, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools and libraries that provide Internet access to restrict certain materials from minors; requiring school districts to adopt or amend policies on Internet use; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 125B; and 134.

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

Luther, McCollum, Abeler and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 924, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing excess TANF funds for use to fund child care.

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

Vandeveer and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 925, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Washington county.

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

Chaudhary and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 926, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the Minnesota historical society to refurbish the Fridley historical museum; appropriating money.

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

Folliard; Larsen, P., and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 927, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for updated voter records; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 201.13, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hackbarth, Tingelstad, Bakk, Osskopp and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 928, A bill for an act relating to recreational vehicles; prohibiting the use of metal traction devices on paved public trails; requiring a metal traction device sticker; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 84.871, subdivision 2; and Laws 1998, chapter 401, section 23.

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

Carlson and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 929, A bill for an act relating to education; giving school districts flexibility in the school calendar to accommodate construction projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 120A.40.

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

Pelowski and Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 930, A bill for an act relating to community development; providing a grant to the Winona county historical society from the Minnesota historical society for a technology upgrade project with statewide applications; appropriating money.

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

Larsen, P.; Holsten; Harder; Abrams and Marko introduced:

H. F. No. 931, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for the taxation of local government units under a cooperation and combination plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 465.82, by adding a subdivision.

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

Holsten, Haas, Bakk, Howes and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 932, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to the commissioner of natural resources to offset administrative costs charged to the game and fish fund and to improve walleye stocking.

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

Holberg; Ozment; Pugh; Anderson, B.; Rhodes; Wilkin; McElroy and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 933, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; coordinating legislative districts and congressional districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 2.021; and 2.031, subdivision 1.

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

Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 934, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exemption from the nursing facility spend-up and high cost limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Olson, Luther, McCollum and Folliard introduced:

H. F. No. 935, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing lap and shoulder belts on school buses; requiring training on appropriately using lap and shoulder belts; requiring a local match; authorizing a levy; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 123B.90, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision; 169.447, by adding subdivisions; and 169.4502, by adding a subdivision.

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

Clark, K.; Hausman; Mariani; Trimble and Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 936, A bill for an act relating to health; enacting the Medical Marijuana Act to protect seriously ill patients from prosecution and prison for using medicinal marijuana under a medical doctor's supervision; imposing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

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

Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 937, A bill for an act relating to state procurement; authorizing the commissioner of administration to award a preference of as much as six percent in the amount bid for specified goods or services to small businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16C.16, subdivisions 6 and 7.

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

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 938, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing vehicles of disabled persons to be parked without time restrictions at certain nonmetered parking spaces; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.345, subdivision 1.

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

Workman; Molnau; Swenson; Lieder; Juhnke; Clark, J., and Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 939, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for highway and transit funding; allocating spending from trunk highway fund; prohibiting preference for union contractors; changing definition of prevailing wage rate; allocating traffic fines and forfeited bail; providing for a task force; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.25; 160.02, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; 161.04, by adding a subdivision; 174.01, by adding a subdivision; 174.02, by adding a subdivision; 177.42, subdivision 6; 299D.01, by adding a subdivision; 299D.03, subdivision 5; and 471.345, subdivision 7.

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

Kubly, Skoe, Peterson, Gunther and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 940, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; increasing the first-tier valuation limit for agricultural homestead property; providing for increased state aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 273.13, subdivision 23; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

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

Kubly, Gunther, Lieder, Skoe and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 941, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending homestead treatment for certain agricultural property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.124, subdivisions 1 and 14.

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

Mariani and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 942, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an exception to the 60-month lifetime limit on MFIP benefits for families with incapacitated members; establishing a program to support MFIP participants who are meeting federal work participation requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.42, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J.

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

Jennings and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 943, A bill for an act relating to human services; adding an income exclusion for the Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.21, subdivision 2.

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

Mariani, Huntley and Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. No. 944, A bill for an act relating to welfare; changing MFIP sanctions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.46; and 256J.57, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

Huntley, Otremba and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 945, A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to the Minnesota family investment program (MFIP); appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.52, subdivision 2; and 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.53, subdivision 4.

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

Jennings; Clark, K.; Gunther; Hilty and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 946, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for the debiting of checks; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 48.

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

Howes, Goodno, McCollum and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 947, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensing requirements for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 4666.0010; 4666.0020; 4666.0030; 4666.0040; 4666.0050; 4666.0060; 4666.0070; 4666.0080; 4666.0090; 4666.0100; 4666.0200; 4666.0300; 4666.0400; 4666.0500; 4666.0600; 4666.0700; 4666.0800; 4666.0900; 4666.1000; 4666.1100; 4666.1200; 4666.1300; and 4666.1400.

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

Huntley, Mulder, Goodno, Wilkin and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 948, A bill for an act relating to gambling; creating adolescent compulsive gambling grant; appropriating money.

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

Abeler, Otremba, Luther, Wejcman, Howes, Nornes and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 949, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; clarifying licensure requirements for the practice of midwifery; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 147.09; 148.30; 148.31; and 148.32; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 5600.2000; and 5600.2100.

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

Daggett, Davids, Smith, Lieder and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 950, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating certain telephone sales calls; providing remedies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

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

Abeler, Mulder, Luther, Otremba and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 951, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money.

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

Mulder, Koskinen and Leppik introduced:

H. F. No. 952, A bill for an act relating to health; creating the ability for health care providers to designate a credentials verification entity; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145D.

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

Gleason, Carlson, Mares, Storm and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 953, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for termination of participation in the enrollment options program for certain truant students; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.03, by adding a subdivision.

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

Buesgens; Wilkin; Seifert, M.; Kielkucki; Entenza; Opatz and Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 954, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for substitute teacher licenses; modifying consecutive years of a teacher's probationary period as consecutive school years; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 122A.18, by adding a subdivision; and 122A.40, subdivision 5.

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

McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 955, A bill for an act relating to recreation; appropriating money for a regional trail.

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

McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 956, A bill for an act relating to crimes; imposing felony penalty for three-time DWI offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, subdivisions 3 and 3e; 169.129, subdivisions 2 and 3; 360.0752, subdivisions 1 and 6; 609.02, subdivision 2; 609.035, subdivision 2; 609.105, subdivision 3; 609.135, subdivision 2; and 609.15, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.02, subdivision 2a.

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

McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 957, A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the rates of the taxes on lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, 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 and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 958, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing employers to provide workers' compensation health benefits through broader health insurance; authorizing the commissioner of human services to contract with certain nursing facilities to provide 24-hour health coverage to employees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 176.135, subdivision 1; and 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Goodno, Bradley, Greenfield, Huntley and Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 959, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256D.44, subdivision 5.

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

Seagren, Wolf and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 960, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing commissioner of human services to sell certain surplus state land to the Bloomington housing and redevelopment authority.

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

Pawlenty; Sykora; McGuire; Boudreau; Pugh; Wejcman; Nornes; Chaudhary; Entenza; Mulder; Dorn; Clark, K.; Solberg; Abeler and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 961, A bill for an act relating to family; appropriating money for the family asset program.

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

Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 962, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exemption from the nursing facility spend-up and high cost limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knoblach, Smith, McGuire, Fuller, Hackbarth, Westerberg and Broecker introduced:

H. F. No. 963, A bill for an act relating to firefighters; authorizing certain background investigations; requiring disclosures of certain employment information; providing civil and criminal penalties; providing employers immunity for certain disclosures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 604A.31, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

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

Bishop; Smith; Larsen, P.; Skoglund and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 964, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; Y2K processing issues; providing for the time of trial of such actions; providing for referral of such actions to a panel of the district court; limiting damages in contract and product liability actions for Y2K processing failures; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604B.

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

Boudreau and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 965, A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring the immunization of students attending the Minnesota state colleges and universities against hepatitis B; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.

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

Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 966, A bill for an act relating to transitional housing; appropriating money.

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

Seifert, M.; Bradley; Clark, J.; Kubly and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 967, A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for centers for independent living.

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

Tingelstad, Mahoney and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 968, A bill for an act relating to occupations; modifying provisions relating to plumbers giving bond to the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 326.40, subdivisions 2, 4, and 5.

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

Mulder, Krinkie and Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 969, A bill for an act relating to occupations; abolishing the board of architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.33, subdivision 1; 82B.035, subdivision 3; 103I.205, subdivision 4; 103I.601, subdivision 2; 214.01, subdivision 3; 214.04, subdivision 3; 299M.03, subdivision 1; 319B.02, subdivision 19; 326.53, subdivision 1; 471.371, subdivision 3; 544.42, subdivision 1; and 624.21; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 216D.01, subdivision 6a; 326.02; 326.03; 326.031; 326.04; 326.05; 326.06; 326.07; 326.09; 326.10; 326.11; 326.111; 326.12; 326.13; 326.14; and 326.15; Minnesota Rules, chapters 1800; and 1805.

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

Daggett, Kuisle, Storm, Swenson, Hasskamp and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 970, A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; allowing tax refund for undyed kerosene and racing gasoline; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 296A.16, by adding subdivisions.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 971, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private conveyance of certain surplus state land.

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

McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 972, A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employee invention agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.

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

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