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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, February 24, 2000


The following House Files were introduced:

Ness and Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 3844, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; making the farmer-lender mediation program permanent; expanding eligibility for ethanol producer payments; creating an agroforestry loan program; providing funding for farm relief; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 41A.09, subdivisions 2a, 3a, and by adding subdivisions; Laws 1999, chapter 231, section 11, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 583.21; Laws 1986, chapter 398, article 1, section 18, as amended.

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

Ness and Solberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3845, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the definition of pupil unit to reflect days actually spent in school; increasing the general education formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.05, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 1, section 64.

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

Bishop, Skoglund, Stanek, Broecker and Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 3846, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying the scope of the community notification law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 244.052, as amended; and 244.10, subdivision 2a.

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

Clark, K.; Gray; Mullery; Solberg; Davids; Greiling; McCollum; Gunther and Dempsey introduced:

H. F. No. 3847, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for air conditioning infrastructure for publicly owned high rise residences housing low-income elderly and disabled persons.

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

Ozment and Van Dellen introduced:

H. F. No. 3848, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; including machinery used to produce certain plants and nursery stock in the definition of farm machinery; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.01, subdivision 15.

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

Tingelstad; Johnson; Dempsey; Kuisle; Abeler; Seifert, J.; Marko; Chaudhary; Trimble and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 3849, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that sales of diesel fuel used to operate commuter rail systems are exempt from the sales tax; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.15, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.25, subdivision 7.

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

McGuire, Dehler, Hasskamp, Rhodes, Wagenius, Greiling and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 3850, A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; requiring the commissioner of public safety to prescribe standards for identification of beer kegs; requiring retailers of beer to maintain records of sale of beer kegs and to record the identification number of each beer keg sold; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

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

Ozment, Kalis, Murphy and Fuller introduced:

H. F. No. 3851, A bill for an act relating to fire safety; requiring the state fire marshal to adopt rules for fire retardant standards for cigarettes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

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

Westfall, Finseth, Skoe, Fuller, Westrom, Stang, Dehler, Nornes, Cassell, Harder, Gunther, Howes, Wenzel, Rukavina, Lieder, Solberg and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 3852, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring decentralization of state government; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

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

Krinkie, Gerlach, Rhodes, Kahn and Gleason introduced:

H. F. No. 3853, A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; requiring certain budgetary information and reports on internal service funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.11, subdivision 3; 16A.126, subdivision 2; 16B.052; 16B.48, subdivision 4; and 16B.485.

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

Gray; Chaudhary; Clark, K.; Mariani and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 3854, A bill for an act relating to child care; appropriating money for purposes of the basic sliding fee child care program.

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

Wenzel, Chaudhary, Huntley, Otremba, Swapinski, Koskinen, Greiling, Mahoney, Juhnke, Schumacher, Trimble, Dawkins, Tunheim, Carlson, Kahn, Lieder, Hasskamp, Opatz, Lenczewski and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 3855, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for personal and dependent exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Dorn, Storm, Gunther, Kalis and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 3856, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for regional public safety training facilities; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 3857, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring strobe lights on school buses purchased after December 31, 2000; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.442, subdivision 5; and 169.4503, subdivision 16.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3858, A bill for an act relating to education; altering the definition of marginal cost pupil units; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5 and 6.

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

Carruthers; Leighton; Skoglund; Mahoney; Mullery; Hausman; Dawkins; Larson, D.; Solberg; McCollum; Greiling; Gleason; Koskinen; Biernat; Rest; Carlson and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 3859, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the general education formula allowance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 1, section 64.

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

Carruthers; Leighton; Skoglund; Mahoney; Mullery; Luther; Hausman; Dawkins; Milbert; Larson, D.; Solberg; McCollum; Koskinen; Greiling; Gleason; Rest; Carlson; Clark, K., and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3860, A bill for an act relating to employment; increasing and indexing the minimum wage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3861, A bill for an act relating to insurance; using tobacco settlement revenues to fund deficits of the Minnesota comprehensive health association; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62E.11, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62E.11, subdivision 6.

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

Wenzel and Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 3862, A bill for an act relating to reemployment compensation; providing additional benefits for certain individuals on layoff from a certain employer; providing an exemption from certain requirements.

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

Sykora introduced:

H. F. No. 3863, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for charter school districts; 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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3864, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring legislative and executive approval of proposed administrative rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 14.18, subdivision 1; 14.27; and 14.388; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 14.05, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

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

Chaudhary, Greenfield, Gray and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 3865, A bill for an act relating to child care; providing funding for basic sliding fee child care assistance; 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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 3866, A bill for an act relating to human services; classifying semi-independent living services costs as remedial care costs; providing group residential housing payments for certain recipients of semi-independent living services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 252.275, by adding a subdivision; 256I.03, subdivision 3; and 256I.04, subdivisions 1 and 2a.

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

Smith, Swenson and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3867, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for aid for special education costs of students who open enroll; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 125A.79 by adding a subdivision; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 2, section 60, subdivision 14.

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

Daggett, Cassell, Westfall, Peterson, Holsten and Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 3868, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; amending certain requirements for licensed aquatic farms; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 17.4984, subdivisions 2, 6, and 7; 17.4985, subdivision 2; 17.4987; 17.4988, subdivision 2; 17.4992, subdivision 3; 97C.505, subdivision 6; and 97C.521.

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

Greiling, Opatz, Gray, Rukavina, Hausman, Entenza, Koskinen, Leighton, McGuire and Folliard introduced:

H. F. No. 3869, A bill for an act relating to employment; creating a voluntary paid parental leave program; providing for wage reimbursement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Finseth and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 3870, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to independent school district Nos. 595, East Grand Forks, and 2854, Ada-Borup, for interest paid on flood loans.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 3871, A bill for an act relating to taxation of aggregate material; clarifying the definition of importer; authorizing Wright county to impose a tax on the production of aggregate materials exported outside the county; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 298.75, subdivision 1.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 3872, A bill for an act relating to the MFIP child care program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 119B.05, subdivision 1.

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

Luther; Hilty; McCollum; Larsen, P., and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 3873, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring lap and shoulder belts on new school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.447, by adding a subdivision.

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

Wenzel; Stanek; Anderson, I.; Larsen, P., and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 3874, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the penalties for a person who aids another after commission of a crime; increasing the limitations period for crimes that result in the death of a victim; providing that the limitations period for an offense does not apply to any time period during which the offender concealed necessary evidence; instructing the sentencing guidelines commission to establish guidelines for sentencing an offender who aids another after commission of a crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.495, subdivision 3; and 628.26.

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

Krinkie; Pawlenty; Wilkin; Anderson, B.; Gerlach; Buesgens; Vandeveer; Haake; Kielkucki; Reuter and Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 3875, A bill for an act relating to transportation; changing the purpose of appropriations and bond sale authorizations from light rail transit to relief of bottleneck congestion by addition of lanes.

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

Jennings, Osthoff, Rhodes, Osskopp and Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 3876, A bill for an act relating to Internet gambling; requiring study of costs and benefits.

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

Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 3877, A bill for an act relating to real estate; continuing a certain exemption on a certain land exchange.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3878, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying debt service equalization program; modifying certain capital loan provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 123B.53, by adding subdivisions; 126C.63, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; 126C.69, subdivisions 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 15; 126C.71, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; and 475.53, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4 and 6; 126C.63, subdivision 8; and 126C.69, subdivisions 2 and 9.

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

Trimble, Bishop, Sviggum and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 3879, A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Historical Society; appropriating money for a bust of former United States Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 3880, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; providing that the workers' compensation reinsurance association is subject to government data practices requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 79.34, subdivision 1.

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

Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3881, A bill for an act relating to fees; repealing the state public water service connection fee; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 144.3831.

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

Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3882, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; abolishing certain department of public safety fee for motor vehicle titles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168A.29, subdivision 1.

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

Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3883, A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the Neighborhood Development Center, Inc.; appropriating money.

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

Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 3884, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; abolishing vehicle registration filing fee; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.33, subdivision 7.

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

Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 3885, A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring duties of the state treasurer to the state auditor; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 276.11, subdivision 1; and 354.52, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 299D.03, subdivision 5.

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

Krinkie; Vandeveer; Molnau; Anderson, B.; Haake; Kielkucki; Reuter; Wilkin; Buesgens; Hackbarth and Lindner introduced:

H. F. No. 3886, A bill for an act relating to transportation; canceling appropriations and reducing bond sale authorizations for light rail transit.

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

Vandeveer; Westrom; Krinkie; Jennings; Kuisle; Larsen, P., and Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 3887, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for personal rapid transit systems.

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

Chaudhary, Paymar and Swapinski introduced:

H. F. No. 3888, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying and codifying certain portions of the state's high school graduation rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120A.41; and 120B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 120B.02.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3889, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring accelerated implementation of certain governmental accounting standards.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3890, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing for unexpended funds to be used for maintenance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.28, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 3891, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing for unexpended funds to be used for maintenance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.28, by adding a subdivision.

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

Opatz, Pelowski and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 3892, A bill for an act relating to higher education; revenue bonds; increasing aggregate principal amount of revenue bonds issued by the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities; clarifying bond requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136F.98, subdivision 1.

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

Seagren, Entenza, Kielkucki, Tuma and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 3893, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying special education base revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 125A.76, subdivision 2; Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 2, section 60, subdivision 11.

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

Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 3894, A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; requiring certain exempt carriers of property to obtain certificate of registration from commissioner of transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, sections 221.025; and 221.0251, by adding a subdivision.

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

Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 3895, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the authority to establish a housing improvement area; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 428A.11, by adding subdivisions; 428A.13, subdivisions 1 and 3; 428A.14, subdivision 1; 428A.15; 428A.16; 428A.17; and 428A.19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 428A.21.

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

Abrams and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 3896, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; expanding the exemption for materials consumed in production; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 297A.25, subdivision 9.

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

Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 3897, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing health-related boards to carry forward balances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 16A.28, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.

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

Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 3898, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing Springfield to authorize a holder of an on-sale intoxicating liquor license issued by the city to dispense intoxicating liquor at an event on December 31, 2000, and January 1, 2001, at a facility owned by the city.

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

Jennings, Rostberg and Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 3899, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for permanent exhibits at the North West Company Fur Post Interpretive Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Abrams, Solberg, Davids, Rhodes, Leighton and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. No. 3900, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct a new Guthrie theater in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Storm introduced:

H. F. No. 3901, A bill for an act relating to housing; housing finance agency; authorizing agency to make grants or loans under the community rehabilitation fund account to for-profit organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.206, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 462A.206, subdivision 2.

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

Boudreau, Stanek, Broecker, Goodno and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 3902, A bill for an act relating to children and families; creating a state prevention council; appropriating money for home visiting programs; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119C.

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

Westrom, Finseth, Davids, Peterson, Kubly, Skoe, Juhnke, Gunther, Gray, Tunheim, Westfall and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 3903, A bill for an act relating to cooperatives; amending provisions on the financing and distribution of income for cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 308A.705, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 80A.15, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 308A.031; and 308A.161.

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

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