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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, March 8, 1999


The following House Files were introduced:

Anderson, I., and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1484, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV; article V, sections 3 and 5; article VIII, section 1; article IX, sections 1 and 2; and article XI, section 5; providing for a unicameral legislature of 102 to 135 representatives.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 1485, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for construction materials for the Deep Portage environmental learning center; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

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

Workman, Osthoff, Holsten, Mares and Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 1486, A bill for an act relating to the environment; repealing the prohibition against certain metals in products; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115A.9651.

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

Wenzel, Murphy and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 1487, A bill for an act relating to minimum fire state aid; expanding eligibility to post-1993 relief associations; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 69.021, subdivision 7.

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

Chaudhary introduced:

H. F. No. 1488, A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a pilot project in the city of Hilltop; appropriating money.

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

Chaudhary and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 1489, A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing a program to pay a monetary bonus to members of the national guard or the reserve components of the United States armed forces ordered to active duty after July 1, 1990; imposing a criminal penalty for false application; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

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

Mullery, Stanek, Skoglund and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 1490, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing community service grants in Hennepin and Ramsey counties; appropriating money.

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

Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 1491, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing annual overweight permit for firefighting equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.86, subdivision 5.

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

Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 1492, A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring sign notifying motorist when highway pavement ends; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1493, A bill for an act relating to water; changing the classification of public waters wetlands; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 84.085, subdivision 2; 103F.601, subdivision 1; 103G.005, subdivisions 14, 15, and 19; 103G.201; 103G.211; 103G.231, subdivision 3; 272.02, subdivision 1; and 645.44, subdivision 8a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 103G.005, subdivision 15a; 103G.221; 103G.225; 103G.231, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 103G.235.

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

Olson; Pugh; Anderson, B., and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 1494, A bill for an act relating to corrections; modifying the law prohibiting inmates from bringing actions to challenge the level of expenditures for rehabilitation programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 244.03.

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

McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 1495, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for payment of commissions; prohibiting employers from charging certain fees to applicants or employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 181.03; 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

Kubly, Skoe, Juhnke, Schumacher, Leighton, Kelliher, Peterson, Tunheim, Swenson, Westfall and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1496, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for family farm advocates and agriculture information centers; appropriating money.

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

Ness and Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 1497, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a technology grant for independent school district No. 466, Dassel-Cokato; appropriating money.

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

Lindner and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1498, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to the metropolitan council for express bus service between Rogers and downtown Minneapolis.

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

Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 1499, A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing that guests staying in their recreational vehicles at a hotel are included in the provisions governing hotels and guests; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 327.70, subdivisions 2 and 3; 327.71, subdivisions 4 and 6; and 327.72.

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

Larson, D., and Folliard introduced:

H. F. No. 1500, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; eliminating an unnecessary report; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 473.13, subdivision 1; and 473.704, subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.1623, subdivision 3.

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

Larson, D.; Kelliher; Vandeveer; Carruthers and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. No. 1501, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating vehicle weight inspections; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.85, subdivisions 1 and 3.

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

Rhodes; Chaudhary; Gray; Broecker; Bishop; Clark, K., and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 1502, A bill for an act relating to crime; providing additional penalty enhancements for certain crimes motivated by bias; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.595, subdivisions 2 and 3; 609.749, subdivision 3; and 624.712, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 609.2231, subdivision 4; and 609.595, subdivision 1a.

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

Fuller, Molnau, Haake, Smith and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 1503, A bill for an act relating to municipal contracts; permitting the awarding of attorney fees in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.345, subdivision 14.

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

Winter, Wenzel, Kalis, Peterson, Kubly, Otremba, Juhnke and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 1504, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring certain member protections in the articles of incorporation for agricultural cooperatives; prohibiting certain activities by agricultural cooperatives; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 308A.

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

Carruthers, Van Dellen, Rest, Luther and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. No. 1505, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales taxes; exempting nonprescription drugs and residential fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, subdivisions 3 and 23.

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

Howes, Fuller, Nornes, Davids, Hasskamp and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 1506, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing funding for various tourism programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 116J.63, subdivision 4.

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

Skoe, Marko, Kelliher, Workman and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 1507, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; eliminating requirement that certain applications submitted to department of public safety be in writing; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.013, subdivision 3; and 168.82, subdivision 1.

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

Kelliher; Hasskamp; Anderson, I.; Rostberg and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1508, A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for mercury reduction; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Mahoney, Gray, Mullery, Trimble, Dawkins and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 1509, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing grants for violence prevention in Asian-Pacific communities; appropriating money.

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

Erhardt, Van Dellen and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 1510, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating securities; modifying filing fees for securities issued by open end management companies and unit investments trusts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 80A.28, subdivision 1.

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

Carruthers; Kubly; Juhnke; Kelliher; Peterson; Schumacher; Trimble; Larson, D.; Milbert; Pelowski; Luther and Solberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1511, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax; decreasing the general sales 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

Entenza and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 1512, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying area learning centers to include programs for children who speak a language other than English; establishing a grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 123A.05, subdivision 3; and 123A.06, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

Carruthers, Carlson, Stanek, Haas and Luther introduced:

H. F. No. 1513, A bill for an act relating to education funding; creating funding for basic skills intervention programs; appropriating money; 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

Daggett and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 1514, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Perham Business Technology Center.

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

Daggett, Nornes, Knoblach and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1515, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain assisted living facility property; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 272.02, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.13, subdivision 25a.

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

Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 1516, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing Detroit Lakes to issue one additional on-sale intoxicating liquor license.

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

Haas; Kielkucki; Johnson; Haake; Larsen, P.; Lindner; Hackbarth; Broecker; Holberg; Erickson; Seifert, J.; Tingelstad; Stanek; Carruthers; Luther and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 1517, A bill for an act relating to child care; exempting licensed family providers from certain voluntary standards; establishing permanent age groups for family day care; establishing a rule advisory group; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 248, section 46, as amended.

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

Mariani; Trimble; Jaros; Clark, K.; Gray; Dawkins; McCollum; Orfield; Mahoney; Wejcman; Hausman; Huntley; Biernat and Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 1518, A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the community resources program; appropriating money.

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

Mahoney, Koskinen and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 1519, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the senior citizen drug program; creating a senior prescription drug endowment fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, subdivisions 2 and 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Buesgens and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 1520, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing grants for historical educational programming; appropriating money.

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

Howes, Hasskamp, Holsten, Hackbarth and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 1521, A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for sustainable lakes.

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

Larsen, P.; Hackbarth; Mariani; Van Dellen and Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 1522, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing cities to establish speed limits for streets under their jurisdiction; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.14, subdivisions 2 and 5b.

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

Vandeveer and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1523, A bill for an act relating to speed limits; establishing 25-mile per hour speed limit in school zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.01, by adding a subdivision; and 169.14, subdivisions 2, 5, and 5a.

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

Davids and Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1524, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating financial transaction cards; providing certain minimum payment disclosures; 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

Skoe, Otremba, Rukavina, Lieder and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 1525, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of gross income under the MinnesotaCare program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.01, subdivision 4.

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

Tuma, Folliard and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 1526, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing the Minnesota promise scholarship and intervention investment program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136A.233, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 1527, A bill for an act relating to taxes; exempting the purchase of certain property used in constructing a multipurpose center in the city of Granite Falls from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

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

Skoe, Kubly, Lieder and Peterson introduced:

H. F. No. 1528, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing additional funding for research on wheat and barley scab disease; appropriating money.

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

Nornes and Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 1529, A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a technology grant for independent school district No. 542, Battle Lake.

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

Finseth, Ness, Tunheim, Skoe, Westfall, Wenzel and Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 1530, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for potato aphid research.

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

Finseth, Ness, Tunheim, Skoe, Westfall and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1531, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for seed potato inspection.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 1532, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance and private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Chisago county.

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

Howes; Erickson; Seifert, M.; Buesgens and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 1533, A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing payments from the state to counties that contain Indian gaming casinos; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 270.60, subdivision 4.

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

Olson and Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 1534, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provisions relating to school buses and drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.03, subdivision 6; and 171.3215, subdivisions 2 and 4.

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

Dawkins, Bishop, Leighton and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1535, A bill for an act relating to jurors; suspending enforcement of creditor remedies during a term of jury service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 593.

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

Holsten; Gunther; Larsen, P.; Jennings and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1536, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying the direct shipment law; requiring permits for common carriers and delivery agents; increasing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 340A.3021, subdivision 2; 340A.417; and 340A.801, subdivision 1.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 1537, A bill for an act relating to joint powers agreements; adding the University of Minnesota as a governmental unit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.59, subdivision 1.

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

Vandeveer; Kuisle; Larsen, P., and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 1538, A bill for an act relating to townships; authorizing creation of a capital reserve fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 365.10, by adding a subdivision.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 1539, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a regional trail in Olmsted county.

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

Larson, D.; Marko; Mares; Molnau and Gleason introduced:

H. F. No. 1540, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; providing for the transfer of employees between the council and other political subdivisions of the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.129, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery, Kahn, Carlson, Ozment and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 1541, A bill for an act relating to public employment; providing group long-term care coverage for members and annuitants of public employees pension funds and other eligible persons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

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

Carruthers, Abrams and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 1542, A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a facilities grant to independent school district No. 286, Brooklyn Center; appropriating money.

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

Hausman, Molnau and Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 1543, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; adding definitions and updating procedures in the Uniform Municipal Contracting Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.345, subdivision 2, and by adding subdivisions.

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

Hausman, Kuisle, Knoblach and Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 1544, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing exemption for governmental units to jointly or cooperatively contract in amounts estimated not to exceed $25,000; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.59, subdivision 1.

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

Van Dellen introduced:

H. F. No. 1545, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring prompt payment by health plan companies of proper claims submitted by patients and health care providers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Holberg; Paymar; Davids; Clark, K., and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 1546, A bill for an act relating to drug policy and violence prevention; authorizing a grant to an organization to develop and administer a residential program for women leaving prostitution; appropriating money.

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

Bishop, Pelowski, Dorn, Tuma and Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 1547, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature for the Minnesota state colleges and universities; appropriating money.

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

Ness, Molnau and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 1548, A bill for an act relating to taxation; aggregate production tax; allowing Meeker county to impose the tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 298.75, subdivision 1.

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

Buesgens, Wenzel, Ozment, Skoglund and Fuller introduced:

H. F. No. 1549, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring licensure of fire investigators; directing revisor to make technical change; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 326.32, by adding a subdivision; and 326.338, subdivision 1.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1550, A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing liability for claims of loss incurred by person while in highway right-of-way; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.736, subdivision 3; and 466.03, by adding a subdivision.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1551, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying state contract requirements; allowing department of transportation to contract for land surveying; clarifying requirements for notaries and filing corrections to maps and plats relating to highways; providing for transfer of certain revolving loan accounts to transportation revolving loan fund; correcting trunk highway route description; modifying filing requirements for highway route location orders; increasing dollar amount for contracts negotiated by commissioner of transportation for highway construction or maintenance work; modifying provisions for estimates and agency costs relating to county state-aid highway and municipal state-aid street funds; modifying provision requiring certification for disbursement from state transportation fund; authorizing commissioner to convey excess rail bank corridor land to state agency or political subdivision; modifying provisions governing state grants for local airports; modifying deadlines for metropolitan transit performance evaluation reports by metropolitan council; making technical corrections; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.05, subdivision 2; 16C.09; 160.085, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 161.04, subdivision 3, and by adding a subdivision; 161.115, subdivision 164; 161.16, subdivision 2; 161.32, subdivision 2; 162.06, subdivisions 1, 2, and 6; 162.12, subdivisions 1, 2, and 5; 174.02, by adding a subdivision; 174.50, subdivision 5; 222.63, subdivision 4; 360.0151, subdivision 2; 360.032, subdivision 1a; 360.305, subdivision 4; 446A.085, subdivisions 3 and 6; and 473.1466.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1552, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring revocation of driver's license for at least 180 days following test showing 0.20 percent or more alcohol concentration; setting fee for driver's license reinstatement following revocation for criminal vehicular homicide; requiring waiting period before person who violates underage alcohol consumption law may obtain limited driver's license; requiring waiting period before commercial vehicle driver convicted of criminal vehicular homicide may obtain limited driver's license; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.121, subdivision 4; 171.29, subdivision 2; and 171.30, subdivisions 2a and 3.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1553, A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing offenders conditionally released to perform community work service to file claims for injuries sustained during compensated service; repealing a requirement for a report on training funds; authorizing expenditure of funds for staff working in licensed juvenile facilities; authorizing deduction from an inmate's account of restitution ordered for damage to staff property and personal injuries to another; authorizing Minnesota correctional facility-Red Wing to retain money collected from detention holds and federal contracts; authorizing the commissioner to require any inmate to participate in rehabilitative programs and impose disciplinary sanctions for refusal to participate; exempting licensed contractor requirement for institution work crew program; clarifying that sentence for imprisonment is only for felonies; making certain criminal justice agency records available to commissioner of corrections and probation officers; specifying criteria for commitment of juvenile male offenders at the Minnesota correctional facility-Red Wing; repealing the law authorizing the mutual agreement rehabilitative program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 3.739, subdivision 1; 241.01, subdivision 5; 241.0221, subdivisions 1, 2, and 4; 241.26, subdivision 5; 242.32, subdivision 1; 243.23, subdivision 3; 244.03; 244.05, subdivision 1b; 326.84, subdivision 3; 609.105, subdivision 1; and 609.115, subdivision 3; Laws 1997, chapter 239, article 9, section 45; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 244.02.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1554, A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the department of corrections to contract with the department of human services to conduct criminal history background checks for job applicants for juvenile corrections facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 241.021, subdivision 6.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1555, A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; requiring the court to order screening in specified areas before making a dispositional order for out-of-home placement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 260.181, subdivision 2.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1556, A bill for an act relating to state government; extending the civil service pilot project in the housing finance agency; amending Laws 1993, chapter 301, section 1, subdivision 4; and Laws 1995, chapter 248, article 12, section 2.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1557, A bill for an act relating to labor; increasing penalties for violations of child labor laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 181A.12, subdivision 1.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1558, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing meeting provisions and duties of the board of grain standards; changing certain fees; defining and clarifying certain terms; changing certain provisions related to grain buyers, warehouses, and grain storage; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 17B.07; 17B.12; 17B.15, subdivision 1; 27.01, subdivision 8, and by adding a subdivision; 27.19, subdivision 1; 223.17, subdivisions 5 and 6; 223.175; 232.21, by adding a subdivision; and 232.23, subdivisions 3 and 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 231; and 232.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1559, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; modifying the cost allocation system for the metropolitan disposal system; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.517, subdivision 3.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1560, A bill for an act relating to state agencies; providing that for certain contracts the design-build method of construction may be used; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.31, subdivision 1; and 16B.33, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 1561, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the metropolitan council to offer an early retirement incentive.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1562, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions for developmental disabilities; clarifying the intent of consolidated standards and expanding the standards to respite sites; clarifying who may administer medication; requiring written authorization for safekeeping of consumer funds; changing provisions for the family support program and personal care services; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 245B.05, subdivision 7; 245B.07, subdivisions 5, 8, and 10; 252.32, subdivision 3a; 256B.04, subdivision 16; 256B.0625, subdivisions 6a and 19c; 256B.0627, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, and by adding subdivisions; 256B.501, subdivision 8a; and 256B.77, subdivisions 7a, 8, 10, 14, and by adding subdivisions.

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

Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 1563, A bill for an act relating to child support; changing certain procedures and requirements; making certain clarifications; authorizing creation of an account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 13B.06, subdivision 7; 256.01, subdivision 2; 256.87, subdivision 1a; 256.978, subdivision 1; 257.62, subdivision 5; 257.75, subdivision 2; 518.10; 518.551, subdivision 7 and by adding a subdivision; 518.5851, by adding a subdivision; 518.5853, by adding a subdivision; 548.09, subdivision 1; 548.091, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2a, 3a, 4, 10, 11, 12, and by adding a subdivision; and 552.05, subdivisions 2 and 10; Laws 1995, chapter 257, article 1, section 35, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.979; 256.9791; and 548.091, subdivisions 3, 5, and 6.

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

Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 1564, A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing enforcement authority for the commissioner; regulating service of process; regulating residential building contractors and remodelers; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 45.027, subdivisions 6 and 7; 45.028, subdivision 2; 60B.04, by adding a subdivision; 80A.15, subdivision 2; 326.83, subdivision 18; 326.89, subdivision 3; 326.92, by adding a subdivision; 326.94, subdivision 2; and 332.37; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 60B; and 82B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 326.89, subdivision 3a.

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

Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 1565, A bill for an act relating to the military; expanding eligibility for certain state service; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 190.08, subdivision 3; 192.19; and 193.29, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.

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

Leppik introduced:

H. F. No. 1566, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions of the Clean Indoor Air Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.412; 144.413, subdivisions 1 and 2; 144.414, subdivisions 1 and 2; 144.415; 144.416; 144.4165; and 144.417, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Seifert, M., and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 1567, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; 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 Policy

Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 1568, A bill for an act relating to the state building code; transferring authority to adopt energy portions of the building code from the commissioner of public service to the commissioner of administration; transferring certain enforcement and inspection functions from the board of electricity and the commissioner of health to the commissioner of administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.61, subdivisions 1 and 2; and 16B.62, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 216C.19, subdivision 8.

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

Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 1569, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for site council recommendations for board appointments; clarifying provisions relating to the Minnesota state academies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 125A.62; 125A.64; 125A.65, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10; 125A.68, subdivision 1; 125A.69, subdivisions 1 and 3; 125A.70, subdivision 2; 125A.71, subdivision 3; 125A.72; and 125A.73.

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

Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. No. 1570, A bill for an act relating to retirement; teachers retirement association; authorizing assignment of survivorship interest in a 100 percent joint and survivor optional annuity to an estate.

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

Harder; Cassell; Olson; Rifenberg; Otremba; Anderson, B.; Van Dellen; Erickson; Daggett; Wilkin and Lindner introduced:

H. F. No. 1571, A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for covenant marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 517.08, subdivision 1a, and by adding a subdivision; and 517.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 517; and 518.

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

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 1572, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; extending the duration of a tax increment financing district in the city.

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

Gray, Nornes, Entenza, Mariani, Chaudhary and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 1573, A bill for an act relating to families; providing for a Minnesota adolescent parenting grant program; appropriating money.

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

Kalis and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 1574, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Blue Earth; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Storm introduced:

H. F. No. 1575, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of North Mankato; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 1576, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Tracy; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Lindner, Trimble and Westerberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1577, A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for training for people with disabilities.

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

Boudreau; Wejcman; Skoglund; Bradley; Olson; Murphy; Anderson, B.; Larsen, P.; Mullery; McGuire; Broecker; Winter and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. No. 1578, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing an exception to the maximum reimbursement rate for certain group residential housing facilities; removing a sunset on eligibility for certain state programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256I.05, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1997, chapter 203, article 9, section 21, as amended.

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

Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 1579, A bill for an act relating to firearms; permitting sheriffs outside of municipalities to consent to the furnishing of firearms to minors under 14 years of age; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 609.66, subdivision 1.

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

Hasskamp introduced:

H. F. No. 1580, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Crosslake; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Hasskamp introduced:

H. F. No. 1581, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Nisswa; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Biernat and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1582, A bill for an act relating to education; assisting with education and job training for newly arrived immigrants ages 12 to 24; appropriating money.

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

Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 1583, A bill for an act relating to planning; repealing a firearm report requirement; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 4A.06.

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

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 1584, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for separate selection of turkey licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 97A.435, subdivision 4.

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

McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 1585, A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying definitions; redesigning administrative procedures for certain pilot projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 43A.02, subdivision 11; 43A.04, subdivision 4; 43A.07, subdivision 6; and 43A.08, subdivision 2a; repealing Laws 1995, chapter 248, article 13, section 2, subdivision 8.

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

Swenson and Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 1586, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing certain land to be enrolled in more than one state or federal conservation program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103F.515, subdivision 2.

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

Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 1587, A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying data privacy provisions in the department of labor and industry; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 175.16, subdivision 2; and 182.659, subdivisions 4 and 8.

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

Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 1588, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan area; providing for the financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

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

Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 1589, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan area transit; providing for the annual financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mahoney, Skoglund, Murphy and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1590, A bill for an act relating to peace officers; clarifying warrant authority of alcohol and gambling agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.11.

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

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 1591, A bill for an act relating to state employment; modifying affirmative action provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 43A.191, subdivision 3.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 1592, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing penalties for violations of employment agency provisions; modifying certain procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 184.22, subdivision 3; 184.30, subdivision 1; 184.32; 184.35; and 184.38, subdivision 11, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Mulder, Jennings, Huntley, Otremba, Howes and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 1593, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a loan forgiveness program for certain pharmacy students; authorizing sole community pharmacy financial assistance; establishing a pilot project for drug therapy management; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Anderson, B.; Fuller; Wenzel; Abeler; Smith; Larsen, P.; Olson; Tuma; Osskopp; Lindner; Van Dellen and Dempsey introduced:

H. F. No. 1594, A bill for an act relating to crimes; making it a felony to disseminate child pornography; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 617.247, subdivision 3.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1595, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying review and complaint procedures for health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62M.05, by adding a subdivision; 62M.06, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision; and 62Q.105; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62D.11; 62Q.105, subdivision 2; 62Q.11; and 62Q.30; Minnesota Rules, part 4685.1700, subpart 1.

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

Goodno, Boudreau, Greenfield and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1596, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a planning and transition grant program for providers of older adult services; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Paulsen; Abrams; Carruthers; Rest; Jennings; Pugh; Lenczewski; Kuisle; Wilkin; McCollum; Larson, D., and Van Dellen introduced:

H. F. No. 1597, A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the sales tax on health club memberships; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.01, subdivision 3; and 297A.44, subdivision 1.

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

Daggett, Nornes, Otremba and Westfall introduced:

H. F. No. 1598, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to Ottertail county for operation of a solid waste recovery center.

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

Dehler, Ness, Wenzel and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 1599, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the Minnesota career and technical education leadership council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1600, A bill for an act relating to health; providing for disposition of tobacco settlement money; establishing the Minnesota families foundation; creating health-related endowment funds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10; 16A; 137; 144; and 145.

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

Tuma, Carlson, Pelowski, Leppik and Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 1601, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the database access program for public libraries and school media centers; appropriating money to the higher education services office for the database access program; amending Laws 1998, chapter 398, article 9, section 7, subdivisions 1 and 2; repealing Laws 1998, chapter 398, article 9, section 7, subdivision 3.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 1602, A bill for an act relating to human services; making health care changes; clarifying prescription drug coverage for the senior drug program; allowing reconsideration of commissioner's decision that services are not medically necessary under medical assistance program; changing medical assistance payments for hospital providers; establishing performance measurement for health care; changing a provision for medical assistance eligibility; establishing medical assistance income standard for supplemental security income recipients; adopting income deductions for medical assistance for institutionalized persons; changing rehabilitation services review; establishing telemedicine consultation; improving pharmacy medicine management; refinancing medical assistance school reimbursement; providing community-based services for severely emotionally disturbed children; increasing professional provider payment; improving dental access; clarifying MinnesotaCare premium payment provisions; clarifying earned income disregard in the waiver request to health care financing administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.955, subdivisions 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9; 256.9685, subdivision 1a; 256.969, subdivision 1; 256B.04, by adding a subdivision; 256B.055, subdivision 3a; 256B.056, subdivision 4; 256B.057, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0575; 256B.0625, subdivisions 8, 8a, 13, 26, 32, 35, and by adding subdivisions; 256B.0635, subdivision 3; 256B.75; 256B.76; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 2, 8, and 13; 256L.05, subdivision 4; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07; and 256L.15, subdivisions 1, 1b, and 2; Laws 1995, chapter 178, article 2, section 46, subdivision 10.

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

Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 1603, A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying the landfill cleanup program; repealing certain obsolete accounting and reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115A.554; 115A.918, subdivision 1; 115B.39, subdivision 2; 115B.40, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8; 115B.405, subdivision 1; 115B.412, subdivision 3; 115B.42; 115B.43, subdivision 1; 115B.442, by adding a subdivision; and 115B.445; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115A.929; 115A.981; 297H.13, subdivision 6; and 473.845, subdivision 2.

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

Gunther and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 1604, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Good Thunder; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 1605, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Hinckley; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Murphy and Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 1606, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for Twin Lakes township; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Smith, Daggett, Skoe and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1607, A bill for an act relating to peace officers; including peace officers of law enforcement agencies of federally recognized tribes to be licensed by the board of peace officers standards and training; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 626.84, subdivision 1.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1608, A bill for an act relating to health; making certain health-related data nondisclosable; extending expiration date of the medical education and research advisory committee; modifying classification of certain licensing data; modifying maternal and child health provisions; removing expiration date for advisory council on water supply systems and wastewater treatment facilities; modifying provisions for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, unlicensed mental health practitioners, alcohol and drug counselors, and hearing instrument dispensers; clarifying certain crimes committed by psychotherapists; establishing protocol for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens in certain settings; modifying the Minnesota Health Care Administrative Simplification Act; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.41, subdivision 2; 13.99, subdivision 38, and by adding a subdivision; 15.059, subdivision 5a; 62J.51, by adding subdivisions; 62J.52, subdivisions 1, 2, and 5; 62J.60, subdivision 1; 62J.69, subdivision 2; 72A.20, subdivision 29; 115.741, subdivision 3; 144.4804, by adding a subdivision; 145.881, subdivision 2; 145.882, subdivision 7, and by adding a subdivision; 145.885, subdivision 2; 148.511; 148.515, subdivision 3; 148.517, by adding a subdivision; 148B.60, subdivision 3; 148B.68, subdivision 1; 148B.69, by adding a subdivision; 148B.71, subdivision 1; 148C.01, subdivisions 2, 7, 9, 10, and by adding a subdivision; 148C.03, subdivision 1; 148C.04, by adding subdivisions; 148C.06, subdivision 1; 148C.09, subdivisions 1 and 1a; 148C.11, subdivision 1; 153A.13, subdivision 9, and by adding subdivisions; 153A.14, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2h, 4, 4a, and by adding subdivisions; 153A.15, subdivision 1; 214.18, subdivision 5, and by adding a subdivision; 214.19, subdivision 1; 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1; and 611A.19, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 62J; 144; and 241; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.761; 144.762; 144.763; 144.764; 144.765; 144.766; 144.767; 144.768; 144.769; 144.7691; 145.882, subdivisions 3 and 4; and 148C.04, subdivision 5.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1609, A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to long-term care provisions; changing provisions for nursing facilities payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144D.01, subdivision 4; 256B.0911, subdivision 6; 256B.0913, subdivisions 5, 10, 12, and 16; 256B.421, subdivisions 9 and 11; 256B.431, subdivisions 1, 2b, 2d, 2i, 2r, 3a, 3f, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 26, and 27; 256B.434, subdivisions 3 and 13; 256B.435; 256B.48, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, and 6; 256B.50, subdivisions 1 and 1e; 256I.04, subdivision 3; and 256I.05, subdivisions 1 and 1a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256B.03, subdivision 2; 256B.431, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2c, 2f, 2h, 2j, 2k, 2l, 2m, 2n, 2o, 2p, 2q, 3, 3b, 3d, 3e, 3h, 3j, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 23, 24, and 25; 256B.433; 256B.434; 256B.47, subdivisions 3 and 4; 256B.48, subdivision 9; and 256B.50, subdivisions 1f and 3.

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

Nornes, Abeler, McGuire, Sykora and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 1610, A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying child care improvement grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.25, subdivision 3.

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

McGuire, Mariani, Gray and Chaudhary introduced:

H. F. No. 1611, A bill for an act relating to children; clarifying eligibility criteria for students under basic sliding fee child care assistance; prohibiting counties from paying parents directly for child care expenses; appropriating money for the basic sliding fee program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 119B.10, subdivision 1; and 119B.13, subdivision 6; repealing Laws 1997, chapter 248, section 46, as amended.

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

Westfall introduced:

H. F. No. 1612, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Dilworth; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Storm; Dawkins; Larsen, P.; McElroy and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 1613, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; requiring certain limitations on tenant screening fees; 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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 1614, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Northfield; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 1615, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Plato; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Bakk, Howes, Tomassoni, Rukavina and Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 1616, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate a building owned by the city of Ely.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1617, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for Schroeder township; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1618, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Tofte; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1619, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the Castle Danger area in Silver Creek township; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Greenfield; Huntley; Larsen, P.; Mariani and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 1620, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a grant program for community health clinics.

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

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 1621, A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying provisions relating to judicial review of agency decisions; modifying requirements for incinerator monitors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115.05, subdivision 11; and 116.85, subdivision 3.

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

Gerlach; Jennings; Larsen, P., and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 1622, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating contracts for architects, engineers, surveyors, landscape architects, geoscientists, and interior designers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.08, subdivision 5; and 337.10, subdivision 4.

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

Chaudhary and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 1623, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing assistance to economic development in the city of Fridley; appropriating money.

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

Cassell, Nornes, Skoe, Westfall and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 1624, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Minnesota Association of Resource Conservation and Development.

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

Skoglund and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. No. 1625, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; placing requirements related to trigger locks on the transfer of certain pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapons; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 624.7131, subdivision 1; 624.7132, subdivision 15, and by adding a subdivision; and 624.7162, by adding a subdivision.

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

Ness and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1626, A bill for an act relating to biomass electricity production; including poultry litter as a renewable energy resource; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 216B.2422, subdivision 1; 216B.243, subdivision 3a; and 216C.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 4.

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

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 1627, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for Lake City; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Kelliher, Workman and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 1628, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; changing the schedule for the metropolitan transit system's operation performance audit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 473.1466.

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

Otremba and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1629, A bill for an act relating to education; reducing the average per pupil requirement for debt service equalization; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 123B.53, subdivision 2.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1630, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the access to data by the commissioner to include public safety, workers' compensation, and revenue data; changing county retention of collection of overpayments; clarifying the use of photographic data as evidence; seeking a federal waiver to allow administrative disqualification in the medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.69, subdivision 1; 176.191, subdivision 4; 256.019; 256.98, by adding a subdivision; and 256B.09.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1631, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing protocol for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens in certain settings; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.99, subdivision 38, and by adding a subdivision; 72A.20, subdivision 29; 144.4804, by adding a subdivision; 214.18, subdivision 5, and by adding a subdivision; 214.19, subdivision 1; and 611A.19, subdivisions 1 and 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; and 241; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.761; 144.762; 144.763; 144.764; 144.765; 144.766; 144.767; 144.768; 144.769; and 144.7691.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1632, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Cannon Falls; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Otremba and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1633, A bill for an act relating to health; providing for certain patient rights and protections; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62D.07, subdivision 3; 62D.11, subdivision 1; 62J.451, subdivision 6a; 62J.71, subdivision 1; 62J.72, subdivision 1; 62J.80; 62M.05, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding subdivisions; 62M.06, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.10; 62Q.105, subdivisions 3, 7, and by adding a subdivision; 62Q.106; 62Q.19, subdivision 5a; 62Q.55; 62Q.56, subdivision 1, and by adding subdivisions; 72A.201, subdivision 4a; and 256B.692, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62J; 62M; and 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62J.42; 62Q.105, subdivision 4; 62Q.11; 62Q.30; 62Q.51, subdivision 4; and 62Q.58.

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

Otremba and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1634, A bill for an act relating to bonds; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to renovate an historic structure without requirement of ownership by the issuer.

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

Otremba, Abeler and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1635, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding eligibility for the senior citizen drug program; removing funding cap; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256.955, subdivision 2; and 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

Otremba and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1636, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a comprehensive advanced life support training program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144E.

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

Otremba, Wenzel, Juhnke, Winter, Kubly, Skoe and Peterson introduced:

H. F. No. 1637, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of gross income under the MinnesotaCare program; repealing the MinnesotaCare asset requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.01, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256L.17.

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

Tuma, Kalis, Jennings and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 1638, A bill for an act relating to public administration; providing for design-build contracts; providing for exempt rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.31, subdivision 1; and 16B.33, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

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

Chaudhary, Pugh, McGuire, Dawkins, Gray, McCollum, Carruthers and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 1639, A bill for an act relating to income taxes; allowing a credit for children; 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

Chaudhary, Pugh, Rest, McGuire, Dawkins, Gray, McCollum, Carruthers and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 1640, A bill for an act relating to income taxes; allowing a credit for children; 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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 1641, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; exempting vehicles carrying milk from seasonal weight restrictions under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 169.87, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fuller, Stanek, Haake, Paymar and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1642, A bill for an act relating to crime; creating a sanctions conference procedure to allow probation officers to impose, with district court confirmation, probation sanctions for technical violations of probation; requesting the chief judge of each judicial district to develop procedures for sanctions conferences and a sanctions conference form; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 243.05, subdivision 1; and 609.135, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 244; and 401; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 244.19, subdivision 3a; and 401.02, subdivision 5.

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

Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1643, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the western Lake Superior sanitary district biosolids management project; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 1644, A bill for an act relating to water quality standards; implementing various changes to Minnesota Rules, chapter 7050; amending Minnesota Rules, parts 7050.0210, subpart 7; 7050.0211, subpart 1; and 7050.0222, subparts 1, 5, and by adding a subpart.

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

Knoblach and Wilkin introduced:

H. F. No. 1645, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for a truancy prevention pilot program; 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 Education Policy

Boudreau, Paulsen, Sviggum, Pugh, Smith, Dawkins and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 1646, A bill for an act relating to family law; providing visitation rights to certain relatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 257.022, by adding a subdivision.

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

Wejcman; Clark, K.; Mariani; Greenfield and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 1647, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the MFIP exit level to 140 percent of the 1998 federal poverty guidelines; appropriating money.

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

Wejcman; Clark, K.; Mariani; McCollum and Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 1648, A bill for an act relating to health; increasing the medical assistance income standard for persons who are aged, blind, or disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.056, subdivision 4, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Greenfield and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1649, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing the commissioner to approve certain MFIP plans.

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

Greenfield, Jennings and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 1650, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to reimburse day training and habilitation providers for days the provider was closed due to severe weather.

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

Wolf, Paulsen, Jennings, Huntley and Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 1651, A bill for an act relating to utilities; restructuring the regulation of electricity generation; providing for transition to a competitive industry; requiring restructuring plans; requiring unbundling of services; providing for recovery of stranded costs; requiring registration of suppliers; providing civil remedies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E.

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

Huntley, Bakk and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 1652, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for north shore area planning and design in the western Lake Superior sanitary district; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Huntley, Bakk and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 1653, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the Pike Lake project in the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Osskopp, Wolf, Sviggum, Jennings and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 1654, A bill for an act relating to state telecommunications infrastructure development; providing for open competition for state telecommunications services; prohibiting state competition with the private sector; making other conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.415; 16B.46; and 16B.465; Laws 1995, First Special Session chapter 3, article 12, section 10.

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

Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 1655, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Minnesota commission serving deaf and hard of hearing people for fiscal year 2000.

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

Dawkins, Leighton and Larsen, P., introduced:

H. F. No. 1656, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; expanding jurisdiction of rent escrow and tenant remedy actions to include improper and retaliatory notices; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 566.18, subdivision 6; 566.19, by adding a subdivision; 566.25; and 566.34, subdivision 2.

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

Dawkins, Storm and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 1657, A bill for an act relating to courts; requiring mandatory expungement of certain eviction cases; allowing for discretionary expungement in other cases; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 484.

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

Goodno, Tingelstad, Jennings and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1658, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring prompt payments by health maintenance organizations and nonprofit health service plan corporations of certain claims made by home care providers; requiring claim errors to be reported within a certain time; establishing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1659, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Lewiston; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Bradley, Goodno, Huntley, Greenfield and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 1660, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; exempting persons employed by a nonprofit organization performing duties that are incidental to research from the unlawful practice of medicine; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 147.09.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 1661, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a technology integration grant to independent school district No. 392, Le Center; appropriating money.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1662, A bill for an act relating to human services; affecting medical assistance, general assistance, MinnesotaCare, and other state medical programs; providing for recovery of subrogated health care payments; providing for performance measurement study reports on health services use, and providing for classification of government data; providing for notice to recipients concerning charges in medical assistance providers; providing new grounds for sanctions against medical assistance vendors, and for referral to a licensing board; requiring vendors to disclose common interest and ownership; providing federally required restrictions on conflicts of interest in the Medicaid procurement process, and providing criminal and civil penalties including imprisonment; providing for new procedures in probate proceedings in the case of medical assistance claims against an estate; allowing nursing homes to require residents to use certain pharmacies; removing limitations from medical assistance liens on real property and providing for 20-year renewal of liens; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62A.04, subdivision 2; 62A.045; 256.015, subdivisions 1 and 3; 256B.042, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 256B.0627, subdivision 5; 256B.064, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, and by adding a subdivision; 256B.15, subdivision 1a; 256B.37, subdivisions 1 and 2; 256B.48, subdivision 1; 256D.03, subdivision 8; 256L.03, subdivision 6; 514.981, subdivision 6; 524.3-801; and 525.312; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256B; 524; and 525.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 1663, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the city of Rollingstone; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Boudreau, Jennings, Greenfield, Wejcman and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1664, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop proposals to implement medical assistance reimbursement for mental health and other treatment in children's residential treatment programs, rehabilitation services for adults with mental illness or other disabilities, and targeted case management services for vulnerable adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 245.4932, by adding a subdivision.

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

Munger, Kalis, Hausman, McCollum and Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. No. 1665, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; funding research on amphibians; appropriating money.

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

Kelliher and Orfield introduced:

H. F. No. 1666, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to mitigate flooding at Lake of the Isles.

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

Westrom, Peterson, Westfall, Mulder and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 1667, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the preliminary design and engineering of a trail segment between Appleton and Milan Beach on Lake Lac Qui Parle.

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

Abrams, Goodno, Carruthers, Bishop and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 1668, A bill for an act relating to liens; establishing a lien for commercial real estate broker commissions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 514.

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

Tuma, Leppik, Rest, Opatz and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. No. 1669, A bill for an act relating to accountants; modifying licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 326.19, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Rukavina, Tomassoni, Jaros, Ozment and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1670, A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating electronic monitoring of employees; providing criminal penalties; 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

Kelliher and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 1671, A bill for an act relating to statutes; expanding the definition of family; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 645.44, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dawkins and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1672, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the use of enterprise zone incentive grants for certain purposes by Minneapolis and St. Paul; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.305, subdivision 1.

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

Pawlenty, Pugh, Wenzel, McCollum and Westfall introduced:

H. F. No. 1673, A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for the operating costs of the children's farm at the Minnesota Zoological Gardens.

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

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

H. F. No. 1674, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant 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

Wolf, Gunther, Osskopp, Haas and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 1675, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating auto glass repair and replacement; restricting certain rebates and incentives; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Swenson; Kalis; Clark, J.; Peterson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 1676, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Minnesota river basin.

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

Carlson, Biernat and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 1677, A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a grant for the metro homework hotline; appropriating money.

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

Kelliher, Greenfield, Huntley, Mariani, Wejcman and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1678, A bill for an act relating to welfare; striking language that counts $100 of a housing subsidy as unearned income for purposes of MFIP eligibility; allowing MFIP participants to develop an exit plan; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop child support arrearage forgiveness policies; transferring money from the TANF block grant to decrease case loads and increase funding for the basic sliding fee child care program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.37, subdivision 9; 256J.50, subdivision 1; 256J.515; 256J.52, by adding a subdivision; and 256J.62, subdivision 9.

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

Anderson, I.; Solberg; Johnson; Juhnke and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 1679, A bill for an act relating to state finance; changing the fiscal biennium to begin with even-numbered years; providing that expenditures of federal money must be approved by the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.011, subdivision 6; and 16A.152, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1680, A bill for an act relating to spoken language interpreters; establishing voluntary registration programs for general and specialized interpreters and health care interpreters; requesting a pilot training program for spoken language interpreters to be developed; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16F.

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

Winter and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 1681, A bill for an act relating to real estate; requiring purchase agreements to permit rescission by the seller in the event of damage to the property prior to the closing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 500.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 1682, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting from registration taxes vehicles owned by a commercial driving school and used exclusively in driver education and training; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 168.012, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, I.; Bishop; Lieder; Rhodes and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1683, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; providing for the organization of the house of representatives in case of tie vote for a house officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 3.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 1684, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing additional on-sale licenses for the city of Stillwater.

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

Greiling, Seagren, Biernat, Entenza and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 1685, A bill for an act relating to education; implementing the recommendations of the task force on transitional issues affecting state board of education powers and duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 120B.30, subdivision 1; 122A.19, subdivision 4; 122A.20, subdivisions 1 and 2; 122A.21; 123B.83, subdivision 4; 124D.19, subdivision 11; 124D.86, subdivisions 1 and 3; 124D.89, subdivision 1; 124D.94, subdivision 3; 125A.09, subdivision 11; 127A.05, subdivision 1; 127A.41, subdivision 5; 127A.42, subdivisions 5 and 6; 127A.60, subdivision 1; 127A.66, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 127A.42, subdivision 8; 127A.60, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 127A.61; 127A.62, subdivision 2; 127A.64; and 127A.66, subdivision 1.

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

Carlson; Seifert, M.; Cassell; Dorn and Fuller introduced:

H. F. No. 1686, A bill for an act relating to education; changing the calculation of state grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 136A.121, subdivision 5.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1687, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions to statutes related to child welfare; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.1761, subdivision 1; 256.01, subdivision 2; 256B.094, subdivisions 3 and 6; 256F.03, subdivision 5; 256F.05, subdivision 8; 256F.10, subdivisions 1, 6, 7, 8, and 10; 257.071, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 1e, 3, and 4; 257.85, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, and 11; 259.67, subdivisions 6 and 7; 259.73; 259.85, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5; 259.89, by adding a subdivision; 260.011, subdivision 2; 260.012; 260.015, subdivisions 2a, 13, and 29; 260.131, subdivision 1a; 260.133, subdivisions 1 and 2; 260.135, by adding a subdivision; 260.172, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 260.191, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, and 3b; 260.192; 260.221, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 3, and 5; and 626.556, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 7, 10b, 10d, 10e, 10f, 10j, 11, 11b, and 11c; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 257.071, subdivisions 8 and 10.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1688, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying state-operated services; changing adult mental health day treatment and consolidated chemical dependency treatment fund requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16C.10, subdivision 5; 245.4712, subdivision 2; 246.18, subdivision 6; 253B.045, by adding subdivisions; 253B.07, subdivision 1; 253B.185, by adding a subdivision; 254B.01, by adding a subdivision; 254B.02, subdivision 3; 254B.03, subdivision 2; 254B.04, subdivision 1; 254B.05, subdivision 1; and 256.01, subdivision 6; Laws 1995, chapter 207, article 8, section 41, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246.

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

Olson, Boudreau and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 1689, A bill for an act relating to property; increasing parental and guardian liability for damage done by minors; providing for the liability of parents or guardians for court-ordered restitution in the case of minors; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 540.18, subdivision 1; 609.556, by adding a subdivision; 611A.04, by adding a subdivision; and 611A.045, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Rhodes, Hilty, Greenfield and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1690, A bill for an act relating to occupational regulation; establishing the occupational regulatory coordinating council; establishing an interagency task force to identify the duties of the council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.

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

Westfall, Gunther, Finseth, Howes, Stang, Molnau and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. No. 1691, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the public facilities authority.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 1692, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Chub lake scientific and natural area.

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

Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 1693, A bill for an act relating to public employment; making technical and administrative changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 13.43, subdivision 2; 43A.01, subdivision 2; 43A.02, subdivision 33; 43A.06, subdivision 8; 43A.07, subdivision 4; 43A.13, subdivision 3; 43A.15, subdivision 6, and by adding a subdivision; 43A.17, subdivision 8; 43A.18, subdivision 1; 43A.19, subdivision 3; 43A.20; 43A.317, subdivisions 3 and 4; 43A.38, subdivision 4; and 43A.421; Laws 1995, chapter 248, article 13, section 2, subdivisions 5, as amended, and 6, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 43A.13, subdivision 9; 43A.40; 43A.41; 43A.42; 43A.43, subdivision 2; 43A.44; 43A.45; 43A.46; and 43A.465; Minnesota Rules, parts 3910.0100; 3910.0200; 3910.0300; 3910.0400; 3910.0500; 3910.0600; 3910.0700; 3910.0800; 3910.0900; 3910.1000; 3910.1100; 3910.1200; 3910.1300; 3910.1400; 3910.1500; 3910.1600; and 3910.1700.

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

Stanek; Mahoney; Larsen, P.; Skoglund and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 1694, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing the commissioner of economic security to award grants to cities of the first class; appropriating money.

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

Seagren, Entenza, Mariani, McGuire and Sykora introduced:

H. F. No. 1695, A bill for an act relating to adult education; providing a set aside for adult education support services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.52, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.53, subdivision 6; Laws 1997, chapter 162, article 2, section 32.

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

Mariani and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1696, A bill for an act relating to children; increasing revenue for early childhood and family education; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.135, subdivision 1.

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

Nornes, Entenza, Mariani and Chaudhary introduced:

H. F. No. 1697, A bill for an act relating to families; appropriating money for male responsibility and fathering grants.

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

Jennings and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 1698, A bill for an act relating to snowmobiles; prescribing a speed limit for snowmobiles in urban districts; authorizing cities to establish speed limits greater or less than the prescribed speed limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 84.87, subdivision 2.

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

Rostberg; Mahoney; Clark, K.; Sykora and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 1699, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; establishing a grant program to promote, recruit, and train young people to be caregivers to at-risk youth; appropriating money.

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

Paulsen, Erhardt, Lenczewski, Van Dellen and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 1700, A bill for an act relating to taxation; altering the metropolitan revenue distribution formula to provide a distribution to counties based on uncompensated health care costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 473F.02, by adding a subdivision; and 473F.08, by adding a subdivision.

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

Tunheim and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 1701, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing Lake of the Woods and Koochiching counties to expend certain taxes in any township; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 163.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Wagenius, Hausman and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 1702, A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating duplicative toxic chemical release reporting requirements that are also required by federal government; removing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 115D.07, subdivision 1; and 299K.08, subdivision 3.

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

McElroy, Hilty, Pawlenty, Kubly and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1703, A bill for an act relating to community development; providing a grant for the Camp Heartland center; appropriating money.

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

Smith; Hackbarth; Nornes; Anderson, I.; Rukavina; Mulder; Westfall; Finseth; Workman; Fuller; Rifenberg; Kuisle; Anderson, B.; Olson; Osskopp and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 1704, A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting regulation and causes of action by political subdivisions against firearms industry; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 471.633.

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

Fuller, Skoe, Finseth and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 1705, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; paying certain ditch assessments in Beltrami, Marshall, and Roseau counties; appropriating money.

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

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