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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, March 1, 1999


The following House Files were introduced:

Bishop; Broecker; Murphy; Larsen, P., and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 1149, A bill for an act relating to corrections; creating a conditional release board with the authority to order the conditional release of certain older state prison inmates who have served a significant portion of their sentence and whose release does not pose a danger to the public or any individual; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.

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

Davids, Wolf, Jennings, Osthoff and Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 1150, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating insurance for funeral or burial expenses; allowing funeral establishments to sell funeral insurance and receive commissions for these sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.325.

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

Howes, Kelliher, Hackbarth and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 1151, A bill for an act relating to the environment; making technical changes to the Waste Management Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115A.15, subdivision 5; 115A.411, subdivision 1; 115A.52; and 115A.551, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 9200.0100; 9200.0200; 9200.0300; 9200.0400; 9200.0500; 9200.0600; 9200.0700; 9200.0800; 9200.0900; 9200.1000; 9200.1100; 9200.1200; 9200.1300; 9200.1400; 9200.1500; 9200.1600; 9200.1700; 9200.1800; 9200.1900; 9200.2000; 9200.2100; 9200.2200; 9200.2210; 9200.2220; 9205.0600; 9205.0601; 9205.0602; 9205.0603; 9205.0604; 9205.0605; 9205.0606; 9205.0607; and 9205.0608.

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

Paymar, McGuire, Skoglund and Broecker introduced:

H. F. No. 1152, A bill for an act relating to crime; imposing criminal penalties for violating a condition of pretrial release; 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

Paymar and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1153, A bill for an act relating to courts; requesting the supreme court to study and make recommendations regarding juror compensation.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1154, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions for the nursing home moratorium exceptions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, subdivision 17.

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

Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 1155, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing cost-share assistance to the city of Thief River Falls for dredging on the Red Lake river; appropriating money.

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

Rhodes, Gunther and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1156, A bill for an act relating to housing; providing incentives for a voluntary inclusionary housing policy for the metropolitan area; defining an inclusionary housing policy; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

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

Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 1157, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale and conveyance of certain tax-forfeited lands that border public water in LeSueur county.

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

Rifenberg and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 1158, A bill for an act relating to local government; partition fences; providing that a person who can establish a lack of need for a fence is exempt from sharing in the costs of building and maintaining the fence; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 344.03.

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

Stanek; Dehler; Larson, D.; Bakk; Rostberg and Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 1159, A bill for an act relating to corrections; guaranteeing correctional officers rights when a formal statement is taken as part of an investigation that could result in disciplinary action; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

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

Koskinen, Johnson, Tingelstad, Chaudhary Gleason, McCollum, Carlson, Marko, Dorn, Opatz and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 1160, A bill for an act relating to education funding; increasing equity in Minnesota's school finance system; increasing the general education formula allowance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; and 127A.51.

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

Dempsey, Osthoff, Rifenberg, Pelowski and Molnau introduced:

H. F. No. 1161, A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing port authorities to retain lease or management contract revenues from commercial navigation projects financed by the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 457A.04, by adding a subdivision.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 1162, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for fire and rescue operations support for Interstate park.

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

Workman, Davids, Holsten, Tomassoni and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 1163, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating rental-purchase agreements; modifying the definitions of certain terms; providing for the calculation of the cash price of property; limiting charges for cost-of-lease services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 325F.84, subdivision 3, and by adding a subdivision; 325F.85; 325F.86; and 325F.91, by adding subdivisions.

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

Erhardt, Kuisle, Fuller, Milbert and Haake introduced:

H. F. No. 1164, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; extending the education credit to seasonal recreational property; changing the name to general education credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 273.1382; and 275.08, subdivision 1e.

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

Buesgens, Workman, Swenson and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 1165, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating low-speed vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.045.

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

Chaudhary; Folliard; Greiling; Pugh; Gray; Skoe; Larson, D.; Schumacher and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 1166, A bill for an act relating to education; reducing class size; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.17, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

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

Lenczewski, Rest, Seagren, Opatz and Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 1167, A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing pooling to make up deficits caused by property tax changes enacted in 1997 and 1998; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.1763, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gerlach, Kahn, Rhodes, Greiling and Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 1168, A bill for an act relating to elections; simplifying language on certificates of election; clarifying and simplifying the Minnesota Election Law; making technical and procedural changes; changing certain duties of election officials; listing additional violations; changing certain deadlines; providing for advisory opinions by the secretary of state; providing for submission of proposed chapter amendments; requiring adoption of certain rules; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.02; 200.031; 201.016, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 201.054, subdivision 2; 201.12, subdivision 2; 201.13, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.07, subdivision 2; 203B.08, subdivision 1; 203B.081; 203B.085; 203B.11, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 204B.08, subdivision 3; 204B.146, subdivision 2; 204B.21, subdivision 2; 204B.27, subdivision 8; 204C.10; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.26, subdivision 1; 204C.40, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivisions 3 and 5; 204D.11, subdivision 4; 204D.13, subdivisions 2 and 3; 205.10, subdivisions 3 and 4; 205.16, subdivision 4; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.05, subdivision 1; 205A.07, subdivision 3; 205A.13; 206.86, subdivision 1; 208.04, subdivision 1; 351.055; 410.12, subdivision 1; 412.02, subdivision 2; and 447.32, subdivision 4; Laws 1997, chapter 173, section 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 203B.08, subdivisions 1a and 3a; 203B.12, subdivision 5; 204D.14, subdivision 2; 204D.19, subdivision 5; and 365.10, subdivision 2.

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

Holberg, Osskopp, McElroy, Pawlenty and Wilkin introduced:

H. F. No. 1169, A bill for an act relating to crime; allowing courts to extend the time period for search warrants for financial records; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.15.

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

Holberg, Osskopp, Gerlach, Broecker, McElroy, Pawlenty and Wilkin introduced:

H. F. No. 1170, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the penalty for committing a domestic assault when a child is likely to or does see or hear the violation; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.2242, subdivision 2.

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

Holberg, Wilkin, Osskopp, Gerlach and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 1171, A bill for an act relating to crime victims; granting prosecutors discretion not to disclose a victim's or witness's date of birth; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 611A.035.

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

Holberg, Osskopp and Pawlenty introduced:

H. F. No. 1172, A bill for an act relating to crime; including violation of a similar law from another state within the enhanced penalty provision of the harassment and anti-stalking law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.749, subdivision 4.

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

Pelowski and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 1173, A bill for an act relating to labor relations; providing arbitration procedures for firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 179A.16, subdivision 7.

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

Mulder and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1174, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing funding to the board on aging for health insurance counseling and assistance grants; appropriating money.

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

Haas and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1175, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating fees, charges, and time periods; authorizing certain part-time banking locations; making corrections and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 46.041, subdivisions 1 and 3; 46.048, subdivisions 1 and 2b; 46.131, subdivision 10; 47.0156; 47.101, subdivision 3; 47.27, subdivision 3; 47.52; 47.54, subdivisions 2 and 3; 47.60, subdivision 3; 48.15, subdivision 3; 48A.15, subdivision 1; 49.36, subdivision 1; 52.01; 53.03, subdivisions 1, 6, and 7; 55.04, subdivision 2; 56.02; 59A.03, subdivision 2; 168.67; 303.25, subdivision 5; 332.15, subdivisions 2 and 3; 332.17; and 332.30.

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

Greenfield, Wejcman and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1176, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a state board of physical therapy; requiring rulemaking; providing licensing requirements for physical therapists; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144A.46, subdivision 2; 148.66; 148.67; 148.70; 148.705; 148.71; 148.72, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 148.73; 148.74; 148.75; 148.76; 148.78; and 214.01, subdivision 2; 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

Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1177, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing postemployment training for certain MFIP participants; appropriating money; 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

McElroy; Storm; Clark, K.; Lindner and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 1178, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; regulating the taking of prelease deposits; providing for a civil penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504.

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

Mares, Murphy, Smith and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1179, A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association and first class city teacher retirement fund associations; authorizing the purchase of service credit for certain military service, out-of-state teaching service, and maternity leaves and maternity breaks-in-service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 356.55, subdivisions 1 and 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 354; and 354A.

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

Mares, Murphy, Smith and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1180, A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying the computation of the retirement annuity formula for certain hirees covered by the Minnesota state retirement system, the public employee retirement association, and the teachers retirement association; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 352.01, subdivision 25; 352.115, subdivision 3; 352.116, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 353.01, subdivision 37; 353.29, subdivision 3; 353.30, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, and 1c; 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

Rest, Reuter and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1181, A bill for an act relating to cities; providing for an alternative procedure for annexation; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414A.

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

Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 1182, A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing county economic development authorities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

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

Seifert, J.; Wolf; Gunther and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 1183, A bill for an act relating to state government; secretary of state; regulating service of process and certain notice requirements; regulating the names of certain business organizations; providing certain technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 5.23, subdivision 1; 5.25, subdivisions 3, 4, and 6; 281.23, subdivision 6; 323A.10-02; 333.01, subdivision 1; 333.19, subdivision 1; and 336.9-411.

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

Knoblach, Opatz, Schumacher, Dehler and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1184, A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying provisions of the one call excavation notice system; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216D.06, subdivision 1.

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

Haake, Vandeveer and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 1185, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring that ten percent of game refuge deer hunting permits be issued to the elderly and disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97A.091, subdivision 2.

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

Greiling, Gray, Skoe, Kelliher, Biernat, Pugh, Schumacher, Koskinen and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 1186, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying special education revenue and excess cost revenue; increasing the pupil weighting for prekindergarten special education pupils; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 125A.76, subdivisions 1 and 4; 125A.79, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; and 126C.05, subdivision 1.

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

Johnson, Chaudhary, Greiling, Gray and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 1187, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the general education basic formula allowance; restoring training and experience revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.10, subdivision 2; and 126C.11.

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

Gleason, Rest, Mahoney, Pugh, Chaudhary, Mullery, Marko, Carruthers and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1188, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain real property loans; prohibiting prepayment penalties; requiring interest on escrow accounts; regulating private mortgage insurance; regulating lending practices; eliminating the net worth requirements for mortgage originators and servicers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 47.20, subdivisions 5 and 9; and 58.13, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 47; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 47.20, subdivision 14; and 58.07.

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

Wejcman, Abeler, Greenfield, Mariani and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1189, A bill for an act relating to human services; defining a mental health professional for the purpose of medical assistance coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 148B.32, subdivision 1; and 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

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

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

H. F. No. 1190, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a care center in the city of Westbrook.

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

Larson, D.; Gray; Koskinen; Luther; McGuire; Johnson; Jennings and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1191, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain real property loans; prohibiting prepayment penalties; requiring interest on escrow accounts; regulating private mortgage insurance; regulating lending practices; eliminating the net worth requirements for mortgage originators and servicers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 47.20, subdivisions 5 and 9; and 58.13, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 47; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 47.20, subdivision 14; and 58.07.

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

Erhardt, Jennings, Leighton, Daggett and Van Dellen introduced:

H. F. No. 1192, A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the payment and refund requirements relating to sales of exempt capital equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 289A.56, subdivision 4; 297A.2572; and 297A.2573; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.15, subdivision 5.

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

Nornes, Bradley, Abeler, Huntley and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 1193, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing the commissioner of human services to process federal reimbursement claims for a private entity; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.01, subdivision 2.

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

Wenzel and Erickson introduced:

H. F. No. 1194, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Garrison, Kathio, West Mille Lacs Lake Sanitary District.

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

Van Dellen, Stanek, Skoglund, Olson and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 1195, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; modifying requirements for tenant screening reports in the second and fourth judicial districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 504.30, subdivision 4.

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

Van Dellen, Workman, Holsten and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1196, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing cities and towns in metropolitan area to prescribe speed limits on streets and highways under their jurisdiction; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Van Dellen introduced:

H. F. No. 1197, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the credit for increasing research activities to noncorporate taxpayers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.068, subdivisions 1, 3, and 4.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 1198, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain surplus state land in Anoka County.

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

Cassell, Entenza, Mares, Carlson and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 1199, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for technical amendments in kindergarten through grade 12 provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 120B.05; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 123A.05, subdivision 2; 123B.53, subdivisions 4 and 5; 123B.57, subdivision 4; 123B.64, subdivision 3; 124D.135, subdivision 3; 124D.20, subdivision 5; 124D.22, subdivision 3; 124D.68, subdivision 9; 124D.69, subdivision 1; 125A.50, subdivisions 2 and 5; 125A.75, subdivision 8; 125A.76, subdivision 5; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivisions 10, 14, 19, and 21; 126C.12, subdivision 4; 126C.15, subdivisions 1 and 2; 126C.17, subdivision 6; 126C.22, subdivision 2; 126C.40, subdivision 4; 126C.42, subdivisions 1 and 2; 126C.63, subdivisions 5 and 8; 126C.69, subdivisions 2 and 9; 127A.44, subdivision 2; 127A.47, subdivision 7; and 127A.49, subdivisions 2 and 3; Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 61, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, as amended, and 4; and article 2, section 51, subdivision 29, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 124D.67; 126C.05, subdivision 4; and 126C.06.

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

Harder and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 1200, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the state agricultural experiment stations.

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

Ness and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 1201, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; expanding the definition of family farm partnership; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 500.24, subdivision 2.

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

Ness and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 1202, A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for the Minnesota foundation for student organizations; appropriating money.

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

Kubly and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 1203, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the farm safety and health program of the University of Minnesota extension service.

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

Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1204, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for county agriculture inspection.

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

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1205, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; clarifying electronic access to data; modifying notice requirements for students and employees; changing deadlines for providing data; requiring government entities to report the acquisition of surveillance devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.03, subdivision 3; 13.04, subdivisions 2 and 3; 13.05, by adding a subdivision; and 15.17, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1206, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; requiring publication of public access procedures; requiring privatization contracts to include data practices compliance requirements; providing for the preparation of model policies; requiring the director of the historical society to assist in the records management program; funding the information policy training program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.03, subdivision 2; 13.05, by adding a subdivision; 13.073, by adding a subdivision; and 138.17, subdivisions 7 and 8.

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

Dorman, Erickson, Mares, Greiling and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 1207, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the general education basic formula allowance; increasing the pupil unit weightings; expanding learning and development revenue; reducing class size; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivision 2; and 126C.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4.

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

Paulsen introduced:

H. F. No. 1208, A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; providing for termination of agreements between brewer and wholesaler under certain circumstances; 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

Boudreau, Gray, Nornes, McGuire and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 1209, A bill for an act relating to children; providing grants for training for child care workers; creating an advisory committee; appropriating money.

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

Gleason, Dawkins, Leighton, Koskinen, Wejcman, Lenczewski and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1210, A bill for an act relating to the property tax refund; increasing the percentage of rent constituting property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290A.03, subdivision 11.

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

Larsen, P., and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 1211, A bill for an act relating to crime; providing that certain acts relating to dog and cat fur is a crime; imposing a criminal penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325F.792, subdivision 1.

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

Gray, Rhodes, Entenza, Wagenius, Mahoney, Gleason and Chaudhary introduced:

H. F. No. 1212, A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the first-grade preparedness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.081, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.081, subdivisions 1, 3, 7, and 8.

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

Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1213, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a grant to independent school district No. 911, Cambridge-Isanti; appropriating money.

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

Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 1214, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the moratorium on nursing home 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

Pelowski, Molnau, Kuisle, Kalis and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 1215, A bill for an act relating to railroads; providing for minimum safety standards for southern rail corridor grade crossings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.

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

Abeler, Wejcman, Mulder and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1216, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying practical examination requirements for chiropractors licensed in other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 148.06, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 1217, A bill for an act relating to retirement; combination of workers' compensation benefits and public pension plan disability benefits; exempting certain state employees from public pension plan disability benefit offset from workers' compensation benefits.

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

Buesgens; Anderson, B.; McCollum; Wilkin and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 1218, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for military pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Kahn, Leppik, Orfield, Bishop, Hausman and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1219, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state agencies to take certain actions to promote bicycle commuting by state employees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Dempsey, McGuire, Tomassoni, Mares and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 1220, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for care and treatment aid; modifying placements; providing for a uniform billing system; providing for approval of education programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 125A.15; 125A.51; 125A.75, subdivision 3; 125A.79, by adding a subdivision; 241.021, subdivision 1; and 245A.04, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; and 125A.

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

Finseth, Lieder, Tunheim and Westfall introduced:

H. F. No. 1221, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the construction of ring dikes.

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

Leighton, Skoglund, Bishop, Smith and Orfield introduced:

H. F. No. 1222, A bill for an act relating to legislation; providing rules for the construction of laws and administrative rules; adopting the Uniform Statute and Rule Construction Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 41B.23; 116R.15; 219.755; 354.05, subdivision 40; 573.02, subdivision 4; 645.001; 645.08; and 645.34; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 645; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 645.14; 645.15; 645.151; 645.16; 645.17; 645.20; 645.21; 645.22; 645.26; 645.28; 645.31, subdivision 2; 645.35; 645.36; 645.37; 645.39; 645.44, subdivisions 15 and 16; and 645.48.

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

Tunheim, Wenzel, Kubly, Skoe and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 1223, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing disaster assistance payments for certain farmers; appropriating money.

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

Holberg, Molnau, Buesgens, Tuma and Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 1224, A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing the Cedar lake area water and sanitary sewer district.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1225, A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting annexation by ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 414.033, subdivisions 2, 2b, 3, and 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 414.033, subdivision 11.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1226, A bill for an act relating to taxation; prohibiting the use of tax increment revenues for a social or recreational facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.176, subdivision 4g.

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

Entenza, Ness, Leighton, Otremba and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 1227, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a school guidance counselor to student ratio; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

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

Greenfield, Rhodes, McCollum and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. No. 1228, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulation; allowing peace officer to issue seat belt citation after stop for violation of certain ordinances or vehicle registration laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.686, subdivision 1.

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

Westerberg, Broecker, Goodno, Skoglund and Haake introduced:

H. F. No. 1229, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring all kidnappers to register as predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 243.166, subdivision 1.

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

Chaudhary; Gleason; Koskinen; Larson, D.; Skoe; Johnson; Tomassoni; Wenzel; Pugh; Leighton; McCollum; Folliard; Mahoney; Kelliher; Luther; Greenfield; Gray; Hasskamp; Carruthers; Kubly; Juhnke; Opatz; Wejcman; Mullery; Mariani; Peterson; Jaros; Marko; Trimble; Schumacher; Otremba; Greiling; Wagenius; Huntley and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 1230, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for the senior citizen drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; Laws 1997, chapter 225, article 4, section 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, subdivision 9.

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

Ness; Johnson; Harder; Luther; Stang; Seifert, M.; Erickson; Daggett; Tunheim; Solberg; Fuller; Winter; Skoe; Swenson; Kubly and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 1231, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions related to telecommunications access grants; modifying the Minnesota education telecommunications council; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 125B.20; Laws 1995, First Special Session chapter 3, article 12, section 7, as amended; Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 9, section 13.

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

Hackbarth, Stanek, Smith, Molnau and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 1232, A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing imposition of the death penalty for first degree murder under certain aggravating circumstances; providing a statutory framework, including procedures and criteria, consistent with due process for determining when the imposition of the death penalty is appropriate; providing for automatic appellate review of death penalty cases; providing for appointment of attorneys in death penalty cases; providing an administrative framework for implementing the death penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 243.05, subdivision 1; 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.12, subdivision 1; 609.135, subdivision 1; and 609.185; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.

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

Peterson, Kalis, Trimble and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 1233, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing service contractor investment protection; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

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

Solberg and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 1234, A bill for an act relating to education; continuing a library project; appropriating money; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 4.

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

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 1235, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; exempting livestock production facilities from the ambient hydrogen sulfide standards on days manure is being removed from barns or manure storage facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116.0713.

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

Kubly, Kelliher, Kalis, Peterson and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 1236, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for joint and several liability for permit violations of owners of animals in feedlots; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Kubly, Winter, Kalis, Peterson and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 1237, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring financial assurance for feedlots; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Dehler, Otremba, Gunther, Kahn, Rostberg and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1238, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; classifying industrial hemp as an agricultural crop subject to regulation and registration by the commissioner of agriculture; requiring growers of industrial hemp to be registered by the commissioner; imposing a criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18.

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

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1239, A bill for an act relating to data practices; establishing the office of public access to government data; requiring the director of the office to issue opinions on questions from state agencies, statewide systems, and political subdivisions relating to public access to government information; transferring duties from the commissioner of administration to the director; transferring the public information policy analysis division of the department of administration to the office of public access to government data; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 13.072.

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

Kahn and Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 1240, A bill for an act relating to crime; repealing laws criminalizing sexual conduct between or involving consenting adults; making conforming changes to other laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 260.015, subdivision 21; 609.131, subdivision 2; 609.153, subdivision 1; 609.322, subdivision 1a; 609.3241; and 609.3242, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.293; 609.324, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 609.34; and 609.36.

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

Bishop, Bradley and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 1241, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for course and degree offerings at the University Center Rochester.

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

Vandeveer; Westerberg; Fuller; Reuter; Mahoney; Storm; Anderson, B.; Tuma; Larsen, P.; Erickson and Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1242, A bill for an act relating to taxes; reducing the sales and use tax and motor vehicle excise tax rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.02, subdivision 1.

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

Sykora and Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1243, A bill for an act relating to employment; lowering the special assessment rate for the workforce investment fund; modifying provisions governing the workforce investment fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 268.022, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 268.975, subdivision 9.

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

Dehler and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 1244, A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting consideration of past treatment for alcohol or controlled substance use for purposes of driver's license sanctions; providing a period of driver's license revocation for a person who violates a "no alcohol" condition of a driver's license; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, subdivision 4; 171.09; and 171.30, by adding subdivisions.

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

Peterson, Wenzel, Kubly, Kalis, Lieder, Tunheim, Pugh and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 1245, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting discrimination in prices in certain livestock transactions; requiring daily price notices and reports; providing for enforcement; imposing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 31B.

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

Solberg, Bradley and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 1246, A bill for an act relating to human services; including MinnesotaCare in county-based purchasing; modifying provisions for county-based purchasing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.692, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.69, subdivision 5d.

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

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

H. F. No. 1247, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for enhanced pairing combination aid.

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

Howes, Skoe, Fuller, McCollum and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 1248, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying harmful exotic species provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.027, subdivision 13; 84D.01, subdivision 2; 84D.02, subdivision 4; 84D.03, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 84D.09, subdivision 2; 84D.10; 84D.11, by adding a subdivision; and 84D.12, subdivisions 1 and 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84D.01, subdivision 10; and 84D.03, subdivision 2.

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

Goodno, Opatz, Bishop and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 1249, A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting development in unincorporated areas; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414.

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

Kahn, Dawkins and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 1250, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; changing the state and local election voting age from 18 to 16.

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

Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 1251, A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association; authorizing the purchase of prior service credit for certain employees of independent school district No. 281, Robbinsdale; mandating partial employer payment of the purchase amount.

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

Murphy, Rukavina and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1252, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a snowmobile trail.

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

Harder and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 1253, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the city of Bingham Lake for connection of its wastewater system to the city of Windom; appropriating money.

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

Ness, Mares, Biernat, Carlson, Entenza, Otremba, Cassell, Dehler, Olson, Dempsey, Stang, Storm, Erickson, Daggett, Tunheim, Tomassoni, Solberg, Fuller, Skoe, Swenson, Hilty and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 1254, A bill for an act relating to education; amending secondary career and technical education funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.453, subdivisions 1, 3, 7, and by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.453, subdivisions 4, 5, and 6.

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

Skoglund and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1255, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; classifying Gamma Hydroxybutyrate as a controlled substance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 152.02, subdivision 3.

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

Clark, K.; Gray; Buesgens; Fuller; Dawkins; Mariani; Wejcman; Trimble; Gunther and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 1256, A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for youth employment programs; modifying youth employment program provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 268.361, subdivision 7; 268.362, subdivision 2; 268.363; and 268.365, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.

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

Rostberg, Jennings, Tingelstad, Otremba and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 1257, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for certain expenses related to tobacco-related illness; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Entenza and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 1258, A bill for an act relating to family law; reviving the summary dissolution process; repealing Laws 1991, chapter 271, section 9, as amended.

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

McGuire, Skoglund, Goodno, Carruthers and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1259, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; expanding reporting requirements for health professionals concerning injuries resulting from alcohol- or controlled substance-related accidents; expanding civil and criminal immunity for reports by health professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 626.52; and 626.55, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.55, subdivision 2.

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

Tingelstad, Bradley, Kielkucki, Huntley and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 1260, A bill for an act relating to medical assistance reimbursement for special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17.

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

Ness, Lindner, Nornes, Gunther and Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 1261, A bill for an act relating to wages; requiring that the commissioner of labor and industry request information from local government units in determining prevailing wages; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177.

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

Ness and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 1262, A bill for an act relating to wages; requiring that prevailing wages be consistent with the comparable worth of occupations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 177.42, subdivision 6; and 177.43, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177.

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

Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 1263, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; requiring the board of electricity to adopt rules authorizing special licenses for sign contractors; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.

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

Dawkins; Abrams; Orfield; Van Dellen; Clark, J.; Biernat; Leighton and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 1264, A bill for an act relating to protective proceedings; adopting the Uniform Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 525A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 529.539; 525.54; 525.541; 525.542; 525.543; 525.544; 525.55; 525.5501; 525.551; 525.5515; 525.552; 525.56; 525.561; 525.562; 525.57; 525.58; 525.581; 525.582; 525.583; 525.59; 525.591; 525.60; 525.61; 525.615; 525.6155; 515.616; 525.6165; 525.617; 525.6175; 525.618; 525.6185; 525.619; 525.6192; 525.6194; 525.6195; 525.6196; 525.6197; 525.6198; and 525.6199.

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

Workman, Olson, Swenson, Kalis and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 1265, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; fixing speed limit in rural residential districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.14, subdivision 2.

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

Mullery and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 1266, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants to encourage women to enter nontraditional careers.

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

Pawlenty, Tunheim and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 1267, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying the economic loss doctrine; providing for a comprehensive statute governing economic loss; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 604.10.

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

Greiling, Dehler, Kielkucki, Ness and Kahn introduced:

H. F. No. 1268, A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating rulemaking by state agencies; making various technical and housekeeping changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 14.05, subdivision 3; 14.07, subdivision 2; 14.08; 14.101, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; 14.131; 14.14, subdivision 1a; 14.15, subdivision 1; 14.16, subdivision 1; 14.19; 14.22, subdivision 1; 14.23; 14.25; 14.26, subdivisions 1 and 3; 14.365; 14.38, subdivision 2; 14.386; and 14.388.

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

Ness, Wenzel and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 1269, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a planning grant to create an urban agricultural high school; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 41D.02, subdivision 2.

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

Finseth and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1270, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a planning grant to create an urban agricultural high school; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 41D.02, subdivision 2.

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

Westrom, Gunther, Lieder, Westfall, Bakk, Swenson and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1271, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating farm equipment suppliers; providing for warranty reimbursement; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 80F.

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

Abrams, Rhodes and Solberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1272, A bill for an act relating to courts; providing for state funding of certain programs and personnel; providing for state funding of court administration costs in specified judicial districts; requesting further study; establishing collective bargaining provisions for court employees; imposing taxes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 43A.02, subdivision 25; 43A.24, subdivision 2; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 179A.03, subdivisions 7, 14, 15, and by adding a subdivision; 179A.06, subdivision 2; 179A.10, subdivision 4; 179A.12, subdivision 4; 179A.22, subdivisions 2 and 3; 243.50; 253B.23, subdivisions 1 and 8; 257.69, subdivision 2; 260.251, subdivisions 2 and 5; 260.56; 273.1398, by adding a subdivision; 299D.03, subdivision 5; 357.021, subdivision 1a; 466.01, subdivision 6; 480.181, subdivision 1; 484.64, subdivision 3; 484.65, subdivision 3; 485.018, subdivisions 2, 5, and 6; 485.03; 485.27; 487.02, subdivision 2; 487.10, subdivision 4; 487.32, subdivision 3; 487.33, subdivision 5; 518.165, subdivision 3; 546.13; 546.44, subdivision 3; 563.01, subdivisions 2, 9, and 10; 574.34, subdivision 1; and 611.33, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 179A; and 480; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 357.021, subdivision 2a; and 563.01, subdivision 1.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1273, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing that participation in certain tax programs will not reduce damage awards granted in an eminent domain proceeding; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 117.085.

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

Daggett, Howes, Bakk, Boudreau and Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1274, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for a provisional firearms safety certificate for certain persons with mental disabilities; allowing certain persons with mental disabilities to hunt with firearms when assisted; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97B.015, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.

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

Cassell, Buesgens, Daggett, Bakk and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 1275, A bill for an act relating to firearms; providing that permits to carry a firearm must be issued to responsible, competent adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 624.714, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 624.714, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, and 12.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1276, A bill for an act relating to water; modifying board membership on watershed management organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103B.227, subdivision 2.

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

Bishop, Ozment, Holsten and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 1277, A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions relating to wastewater treatment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115.07; 116.16, subdivision 2; and 116.182, subdivision 4.

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

Peterson, Finseth, Kubly and Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1278, A bill for an act relating to pollution permits; providing for a mediation process under certain circumstances; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 114C.

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

Peterson, Tuma, Trimble and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 1279, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing bonds and appropriating money to complete a recreational trail in the city of Montevideo.

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

Buesgens, Molnau and Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 1280, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the city of Jordan for a wastewater treatment facility; appropriating money.

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

Osskopp, Tomassoni, Milbert, Rhodes and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 1281, A bill for an act relating to gambling; allowing a class B licensee of a class A racetrack conducting horse racing to conduct card club activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 240.01, by adding subdivisions; 240.03; 240.15, subdivision 1; 240.23; 541.20; 541.21; and 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240.

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. 1282, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing municipalities to provide for contract bid specifications, design, and construction standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.345, by adding a subdivision.

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

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 1283, A bill for an act relating to disaster relief; authorizing the commissioner of public safety to make grants to provide the state match to obtain federal disaster relief funds; providing an open appropriation to fund these grants; specifying reporting requirements; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 1284, A bill for an act relating to water and sanitary sewer districts; authorizing the Banning Junction area water and sanitary sewer district.

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

Harder, Finseth, Molnau, Kuisle, Lieder and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 1285, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting agricultural aircraft from registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 360.55, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kahn, Gray, Wagenius, Dempsey and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 1286, A bill for an act relating to municipal electric power; defining city within the meaning of the act; authorizing the Minneapolis park and recreation board to engage in the local distribution and sale of hydroelectric power to protect the natural, historical, ecological, and aesthetic value of the Mississippi river at the Falls of St. Anthony; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 453.52, subdivision 3.

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

Dorn, Storm, Kalis, Swenson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 1287, A bill for an act relating to regional planning; providing a grant to the city of Mankato for the Mankato area growth management and planning study; appropriating money.

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

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

H. F. No. 1288, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a regional emergency response training center in Marshall.

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

Entenza, Stanek and Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 1289, A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing minimum mandatory civil penalties for sale of alcoholic beverages to persons under 21 years of age; increasing the criminal penalty for providing alcoholic beverages to underage persons under certain circumstances; providing for a minimum fine for purchase of alcoholic beverages by a person under 21 years of age; authorizing grants for liquor law compliance checks; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 340A.415; 340A.701, subdivision 1; and 340A.703; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299L.

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

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

H. F. No. 1290, A bill for an act relating to public administration; dealing with the impact of expansion of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; authorizing the establishment of airport impact zones and tax increment financing districts in the cities of Bloomington, Minneapolis, and Richfield; creating an airport impact fund in the state treasury; authorizing certain related activities by the Metropolitan Council.

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

Swenson, Workman, Gunther and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 1291, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; redefining types of school buses to increase by two persons their maximum manufacturer's rated seating capacity; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.01, subdivision 6.

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

McGuire, Mahoney, Abeler, Nornes, Sykora, Mulder, Chaudhary, Gray, Mariani, Bradley, Boudreau and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 1292, A bill for an act relating to children; making technical and conforming changes to child care assistance administration statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119B.01, subdivisions 2, 10, 12a, 13, and 16; 119B.02, subdivision 1; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 9; 119B.04, subdivision 1; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.06, subdivision 1; 119B.07; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivisions 1, 3, and 7; 119B.10, subdivision 1; 119B.11, subdivision 2a; 119B.13, subdivisions 1, 3, and 5; 119B.14; and 119B.15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119B.01, subdivision 15; 119B.03, subdivision 7; and 119B.05, subdivisions 6 and 7.

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

Marko; Holsten; Larsen, P.; Seifert, J., and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 1293, A bill for an act relating to Washington county; delaying an expiration date on certain "droplist" legislation; amending Laws 1997, First Special Session chapter 3, section 27.

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

McElroy; Workman; Molnau; Lieder; Hausman; Jennings; Kalis; Kuisle; Larson, D.; Johnson; Haake; Juhnke; Rifenberg; Clark, J.; Swenson; Van Dellen; Opatz; Milbert and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 1294, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing payment of prorated license fee following transfer of vehicle from dealer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.013, subdivisions 2 and 6.

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

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