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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, January 31, 2002


The following House Files were introduced:

Daggett, Davids, Kalis, Leighton and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 2682, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; funding for the RIM conservation reserve program.

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

Holsten, Hackbarth, Walz and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 2683, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; permitting certain sales of venison meals by nonprofit organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97A.501, subdivision 1.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 2684, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making technical changes and clarifications; modifying certain requirements for nonresident youth small game hunting; modifying requirements for firearms safety certificate; modifying prohibitions of hunting while under the influence; providing for taking unprotected birds; making certain stamp exemptions; modifying responsibilities for protecting groundwater; modifying water assessment and analysis requirement; eliminating certain report requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 86B.311, subdivision 5; 97A.015, subdivisions 16, 17; 97A.085, subdivision 7; 97A.451, subdivision 3a; 97B.020; 97B.065, subdivision 1; 97B.651; 97B.655, subdivision 1; 97B.715, subdivision 1; 97B.801; 97C.031; 97C.317; 103A.204; 103A.43; 169A.03, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 97C.305, subdivision 2; Laws 1989, chapter 335, article 1, section 21, subdivision 8.

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

Ozment; Holsten; Osthoff; Kalis; Clark, J.; Fuller; Bakk; Skoe; Walz; Kelliher; Tingelstad; Workman; Swenson; Kubly; Marquart; Osskopp; Vandeveer; Tuma; Howes; Pawlenty; Mulder; Davids; Juhnke; Blaine; Solberg; Jaros; Peterson; Jennings; Nornes; Wagenius; Johnson, R.; Boudreau; Dorn; Hackbarth and Johnson, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 2685, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing funding for state park and recreation area improvements, restoration, and acquisition; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money.

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

Pawlenty; Osthoff; Johnson, J.; Paulsen; Lindner and Gerlach introduced:

H. F. No. 2686, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the issuance of state revenue bonds backed by tobacco settlement fund annual payments to fund a road improvement and bottleneck reduction fund; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 174.

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

Entenza and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2687, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for payment of sales tax on a motor vehicle sold in violation of dealer licensing requirements; abolishing misdemeanor penalties for certain offenses relating to vehicle titles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297B.035, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168A.30, subdivision 2.

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

Opatz, Greiling, Wagenius, Carlson, Peterson, Marko, Folliard, Hausman, Lenczewski, Luther, Mahoney, Davids, Skoglund, Davnie, Dibble, Solberg, Koskinen and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 2688, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

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

Opatz introduced:

H. F. No. 2689, A bill for an act relating to insurance; health and accident; regulating certain dependent coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.042; 62C.14, subdivision 14.

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

Davids and Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 2690, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the RIM reserve program.

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

Tingelstad and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 2691, A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring the pollution control agency to amend a rule relating to individual sewage treatment systems.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 2692, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; expanding the use of money available for feedlot improvements; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 2, section 2, subdivision 2.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 2693, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a segment of the Blufflands trail system.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 2694, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying artificial light prohibition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97B.081, subdivision 2.

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

Mares, Smith, Murphy and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 2695, A bill for an act relating to retirement; correcting Minneapolis firefighters relief association provisions; amending certain administrative procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 423C.01, subdivisions 17, 25; 423C.03, subdivisions 4, 6; 423C.04, subdivision 4; 423C.05, subdivisions 7, 9.

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

Slawik, Davnie, Folliard, Abeler, Stanek, Smith, Greiling, Skoglund, Gleason, Marko, Dibble, Mullery and Walker introduced:

H. F. No. 2696, A bill for an act relating to education; directing school boards to adopt a policy on student-on-student abuse; directing school boards to develop policy requirements consistent with existing related policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.03, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.

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

Skoe, Finseth, Bakk and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 2697, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding to Big Bog state recreation area.

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

Paulsen, Bradley and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 2698, A bill for an act relating to rulemaking; extending the authority of the board of physical therapy to adopt rules on licensee ethics.

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

Nornes, Otremba and Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 2699, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for street flooding mitigation in the city of Parkers Prairie.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 2700, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Fergus Falls public library expansion project.

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

Greiling, Gunther, Mullery, Mares and Seagren introduced:

H. F. No. 2701, A bill for an act relating to employment; amending the definition of a child for the purposes of parenting leave requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 181.940, subdivision 4.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2702, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing for a Nurse Licensure Compact; providing for appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

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

Biernat, Greiling, Eastlund, Rhodes and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 2703, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Purple Heart Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Greiling, Ness and Evans introduced:

H. F. No. 2704, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing for student advisory members on local school boards; evaluating the impact of student involvement with local school boards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 2705, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate and expand the Pine River city library; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Entenza, Ozment, Stanek, Hilstrom and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2706, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; imposing misdemeanor penalty for intentionally obstructing emergency vehicle during emergency duty; making clarifying changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.20, subdivision 5a; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 169.20, subdivision 5.

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

Skoe, Lieder and Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 2707, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying provisions for certain lands withdrawn from sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 282.018, subdivision 1.

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

Ness; Peterson; Dorman; Blaine; Swenson; Johnson, R.; Westrom; Juhnke; Finseth; Stang; Seifert; Kielkucki; McElroy; Pawlenty; Sviggum; Kubly; Solberg; Erickson; Entenza; Skoe; Schumacher; Marquart; Osskopp; Cassell; Tuma; Gunther; Lieder; Dehler; Penas; Nornes; Ruth; Rifenberg; Winter; Kuisle and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 2708, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying a definition related to the Minnesota extension service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 38.331, subdivision 2.

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

Skoe, Kalis, Finseth and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 2709, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for development of the Big Bog state recreation area.

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

Entenza and Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 2710, A bill for an act relating to trade practices; limiting unsolicited telephone calls to certain individuals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Skoglund and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 2711, A bill for an act relating to trade practices; limiting unsolicited telephone calls to certain individuals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Mulder, Seifert, Winter and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 2712, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating general fund money for the Lewis and Clark rural water project and canceling the 2000 appropriation from the bond proceeds fund for the project.

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

Workman, Holsten, Osthoff, Molnau, Ozment, Kalis, Folliard, Kelliher, Wagenius, Wolf and Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 2713, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Seminary fen in Carver county.

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

Rukavina, Bakk, Stang and Sertich introduced:

H. F. No. 2714, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the repair or replacement of auto glass; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.201, subdivision 6.

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

Goodno and Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 2715, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing cities to provide a two-year property tax exemption for newly constructed homes in certain border cities; providing an income or corporate franchise tax exemption for certain rental income; authorizing tax incentives for housing in border city development zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.0212, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding a subdivision; 469.1735, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d; 469.1734, subdivision 6.

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

Clark, J.; Mares; Stanek; Erhardt and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 2716, A bill for an act relating to education; early childhood; capital improvements; appropriating money for youth enrichment facilities.

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

Fuller, Otremba, Huntley, Bradley and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2717, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions relating to emergency medical services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144E.01, subdivision 1; 144E.27, subdivision 1; 144E.286, by adding a subdivision; 144E.305, subdivision 2; 144E.41; 144E.50, subdivisions 5, 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144E.01, subdivision 3; 144E.286, subdivisions 1, 2; Minnesota Rules, parts 4960.1500, subpart 3; 4690.7900, subpart 6.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2718, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending homestead classification to certain property used for nonhomestead purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 273.124, subdivision 11.

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

Leppik, McElroy and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 2719, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for registration of agents of student athletes; defining terms; providing penalties and remedies; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 81A.

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

Dempsey introduced:

H. F. No. 2720, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; increasing the city aid base for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

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

Dempsey introduced:

H. F. No. 2721, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; increasing the city aid base for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

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

Hilty and Solberg introduced:

H. F. No. 2722, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Don M. Beerbower Memorial Highway in Aitkin county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Clark, K., and Dibble introduced:

H. F. No. 2723, A bill for an act relating to higher education; allowing undocumented noncitizens to qualify as residents of Minnesota for state higher education purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 135A.031, subdivision 2; 136A.101, subdivision 8.

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

Koskinen; Greiling; Clark, K.; Huntley; Luther; Lenczewski; Kubly; Dibble and Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 2724, A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating the enrollment limitation for the prescription drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256.955, subdivision 9.

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

Kelliher, Erhardt, Rhodes, Holsten, Osthoff, Wagenius, Bakk, Dibble, Kalis, Workman, Gray, Greiling and Walker introduced:

H. F. No. 2725, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money to mitigate flooding at Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis.

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

Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 2726, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating dealer transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168A.11, subdivision 1.

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

Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 2727, A bill for an act relating to housing warranties; adding attorney fees to damages for breach of new home and home improvement warranties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 327A.05, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Slawik, Huntley, Skoglund, Pugh, Koskinen, Goodwin, Opatz and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 2728, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to establish and maintain a biological agents registry; directing the commissioner to establish biological agent safety standards; authorizing rulemaking; providing a civil penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 2729, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain surplus state land.

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

Winter, Kubly and Skoe introduced:

H. F. No. 2730, A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; establishing minimum content of biodiesel fuel oil in certain motor vehicle fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 296A.08, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 239.

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

Leppik introduced:

H. F. No. 2731, A bill for an act relating to higher education; Minnesota college savings plan; making a technical correction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 136G.03, subdivision 25.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 2732, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for science labs for Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.

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

Ness; Juhnke; Erickson; Smith; Harder; Dempsey; Blaine; Dorman; Westrom; Swenson; Olson; Davids; Rhodes; Wolf; Clark, J.; Skoglund; Hackbarth; Seagren; Mulder; Nornes; Kubly; Marquart; Fuller; Osskopp; Cassell; Mares; Skoe; Leppik; Howes; Sykora; Kielkucki and Jacobson introduced:

H. F. No. 2733, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use taxes; exempting bakery products prepared by the seller from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

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

Dibble introduced:

H. F. No. 2734, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

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

Greiling and Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 2735, A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; conforming certain standards; authorizing the court to commit certain persons with mental illnesses to community hospitals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 253B.05, subdivision 2; 253B.07, subdivision 2b; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 253B.09, subdivision 1.

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

Goodwin; Schumacher; Biernat; Skoe; Winter; Davnie; Lieder; Sertich; Marquart; Hausman; Clark, K.; Evans; Bernardy; Johnson, S.; Skoglund; Wasiluk and Slawik introduced:

H. F. No. 2736, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

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

Goodwin; Skoglund; Biernat; Davnie; Dibble; Hausman; Evans; Clark, K., and Johnson, S., introduced:

H. F. No. 2737, A bill for an act relating to firearms; providing that a person who is convicted of a crime of violence is prohibited from possessing, receiving, shipping, or transporting a firearm for the remainder of the person's lifetime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 242.31, subdivision 2a; 260B.245, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 624.713, subdivisions 1, 3; 638.02, subdivision 2.

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

Rifenberg, Ness, Kuisle and Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 2738, A bill for an act relating to the environment; prohibiting permits for the construction of new open air swine basins; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 2739, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying expenditure limits for upgrading feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116.07, subdivision 7.

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

Larson, Marko, Dibble, Mullery, Evans, Bernardy, Carlson and Thompson introduced:

H. F. No. 2740, A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating the four-month insurance barrier for MinnesotaCare eligibility for certain laid-off workers.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. No. 2741, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for renovation of the student services areas at Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical.

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

Lipman introduced:

H. F. No. 2742, A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating contested case procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 14.57; 14.59; 14.61; 14.62, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 14.63; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 14.62, subdivision 2.

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

Workman and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 2743, A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for the construction of marked Trunk Highway 212 as a multilane divided highway.

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

Fuller, Abrams, Skoe, Wolf and Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 2744, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain attached machinery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Goodwin; Greiling; Biernat; Carlson; Seagren; Schumacher; Davnie; Dibble; Winter; Lieder; Clark, K.; Evans; Bernardy; Johnson, S.; Folliard and Slawik introduced:

H. F. No. 2745, A bill for an act relating to education; directing school boards to adopt a policy prohibiting intimidation and bullying; requiring school boards to make existing sexual, religious, and racial harassment and violence policies consistent with the policy prohibiting intimidation and bullying; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 121A.03, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Tuma and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 2746, A bill for an act relating to terrorism; data practices; enacting the Minnesota Anti-Terrorism Act of 2002; establishing crimes and setting penalties for crimes involving weapons of mass destruction, explosives, and hoaxes relating to such crimes; interception of communications; establishing hazardous materials driver's endorsement regulations; establishing a biological agents registry; authorizing rulemaking; providing for a civil penalty; providing criminal penalties; classifying certain data related to terrorism; prescribing penalties; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.37, subdivision 1; 13.381, by adding a subdivision; 13D.05, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivision 4; 171.27; 473.898, subdivision 3; 609.035, subdivision 1; 609.505; 609.506, subdivisions 1, 3; 609.605, by adding a subdivision; 609.668, subdivision 6; 609.713, subdivisions 1, 2; 624.712, subdivision 5; 626A.01, subdivisions 3, 16; 626A.05, subdivision 2; 626A.06, subdivisions 11, 12; 626A.27; 626A.28; 631.40, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 403.11, subdivision 1; 473.901, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 135A; 144; 171; 609.

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

Solberg and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 2747, A bill for an act relating to counties; Itasca and Koochiching; increasing the per capita spending limit for promotion of tourist, agricultural, and industrial development; making a technical correction by restoring legal text inadvertently made into a headnote in 1975; amending Laws 1965, chapter 326, section 1, subdivision 5, as amended; Laws 1967, chapter 170, section 1, subdivision 5, as amended.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 2748, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing independent school district No. 801, Browns Valley, to begin the school year as early as August 27 to accommodate Browns Valley high school students enrolled in school in Sisseton, South Dakota and Sisseton, South Dakota elementary students enrolled in school in Browns Valley; making this authorization applicable to the 2001-2002 school year and later.

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

Harder; Gunther; Clark, J., and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 2749, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for restoration of historic Fort Belmont in Jackson county.

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

Larson, Milbert, Davids, Koskinen, Walker, Evans, Pugh, Leighton, Wasiluk, Entenza, Davnie, Slawik, Marko, Gleason, Dibble, Thompson and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 2750, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing extra unemployment benefits for certain workers laid off from the airline and related industries.

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

Stang, Davids, McElroy, Entenza, Haas and Larson introduced:

H. F. No. 2751, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for the organization, operation, and regulation of credit unions; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 52A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 52.01; 52.02; 52.03; 52.04, subdivisions 2a, 3; 52.05; 52.06; 52.062; 52.063; 52.064; 52.07; 52.08; 52.09; 52.10; 52.11; 52.12; 52.13; 52.131; 52.137; 52.14; 52.141; 52.15; 52.16; 52.165; 52.17; 52.18; 52.19; 52.191; 52.20; 52.201; 52.202; 52.203; 52.21; 52.211; 52.212; 52.24; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 52.04, subdivision 1.

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

Goodwin; Anderson, I.; Kubly; Solberg; Pugh; Marquart; Skoe; Gleason; Leighton; Carlson; Dorn; Koskinen; Jennings; Thompson; Walker; Jaros; Johnson, S.; Evans; Bernardy; Winter; Huntley; Murphy; Buesgens; Davnie; Kalis and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 2752, A bill for an act relating to state government; placing limitations on use of consultants; making changes in provisions governing contracts for professional or technical services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16A.11, subdivision 3; 16C.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 16C.10, subdivision 1.

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

Hilty and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 2753, A bill for an act relating to Carlton county; permitting the appointment of the county recorder.

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

Wolf, Pelowski, Workman and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 2754, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the department of transportation for freight improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Haas and Bradley introduced:

H. F. No. 2755, A bill for an act relating to insurance; changing certain form and rate filing requirements; eliminating certain minimum loss ratio requirements; modifying the renewal requirements for small employer health insurance; extending the task force on small business health insurance; modifying the geographic premium variations; creating a cap on renewal premium increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.02, subdivisions 3, 4a, 5a, by adding a subdivision; 62A.65, subdivisions 3, 5; 62D.02, subdivision 8; 62D.08, subdivision 1; 62L.02, by adding a subdivision; 62L.03, subdivision 5; 62L.08, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62A.02, subdivision 2; 62A.021; 62L.08, subdivision 11.

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

Kuisle, Ozment and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 2756, A bill for an act relating to annexation; limiting annexation of urban towns to certain processes; providing for the election of municipal council members after certain annexations; providing for reversion of annexed property to the township if services not provided in two years; limiting the municipal tax rate to the township rate applicable prior to annexation until sewer and water are provided; establishing a moratorium on certain annexation decisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 368.01, by adding a subdivision; 414.031, subdivision 4a, by adding a subdivision; 414.033, by adding subdivisions; 414.09, subdivision 3.

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

Abeler, Slawik, Bradley, Otremba and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 2757, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for background studies; limiting authority of commissioner of human services to set aside a disqualification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 245A.04, subdivision 3b.

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

Ozment; Entenza; McElroy; Howes; Jennings; Bishop; Pugh; Fuller; Murphy; Mares; Pawlenty; Gray; Gunther; Juhnke; Johnson, S.; Rhodes; Bakk; Kubly; Larson and Walz introduced:

H. F. No. 2758, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring installation of automatic sprinkler systems in certain existing high-rise buildings; allowing subtraction from taxable income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 299F.362, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

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

Bradley and Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 2759, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a choice of county or private agency case management vendor for persons with mental retardation or related conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.092, subdivisions 2a, 4b.

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

Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 2760, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring nonpublic schools to annually provide notice of equal transportation requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. No. 2761, A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring duties of the state treasurer to the .............; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 276.11, subdivision 1; 299D.03, subdivision 5; and 354.52, subdivision 5.

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

Swapinski, Jaros, Huntley and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2762, A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating money for remodeling and new construction design at Lake Superior College.

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

Entenza, Davids, Haas, McElroy and Larson introduced:

H. F. No. 2763, A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing the reorganization of a mutual insurance holding company into a stock company; modifying accounting provisions for certain ceding transactions; modifying workers' compensation rating plan threshold calculations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 60A.075; 60A.09, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 79.56, subdivision 3.

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

Abrams, Lenczewski, Tingelstad, Sviggum, Jaros, Pawlenty and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 2764, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution to provide for a unicameral legislature; changing article IV; article V, sections 3 and 5; article VIII, section 1; article IX, sections 1 and 2; and article XI, section 5; providing by law for a unicameral legislature of 134 members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 2.021; and 2.031, subdivision 1.

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

Paymar introduced:

H. F. No. 2765, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

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

Haas and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 2766, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicle fuel franchises; removing an expiration date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 80C.147.

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

Kubly, Peterson, Juhnke, Seifert and Dempsey introduced:

H. F. No. 2767, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood mitigation projects in Granite Falls.

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

Lieder and Skoe introduced:

H. F. No. 2768, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Crookston for phases two and three of the Red Lake River restoration and habitat improvement project.

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

Swenson; Johnson, R.; Clark, J.; Osskopp; Gunther; Dorman; Rifenberg; Pelowski; Kubly; Ruth; Boudreau and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 2769, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for essential priority projects on specific highways in specified counties.

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

Finseth, Swenson and Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 2770, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing eligibility criteria for certain loan programs; making additional kinds of business organizations eligible for value-added stock loan participation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 41B.03, subdivisions 1, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 41B.046, subdivision 2.

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

Paymar, Opatz and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 2771, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating certain telephone sales calls; providing remedies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.712, by adding a subdivision; 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, Jobs and Economic Development

Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 2772, A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting any person from climbing on the roof of school buildings without permission; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.605, subdivision 4.

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

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

H. F. No. 2773, A bill for an act relating to emergency capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money to replace facilities destroyed by fire on January 2, 2002, at Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota.

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

Howes, Ozment, Sviggum, Pugh, Rukavina, Kuisle, Eastlund, Fuller, Vandeveer, Lieder, Skoe and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 2774, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing procedures and criteria for municipal annexation of unincorporated land; providing certain exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 414.031, by adding subdivisions; and 414.033, subdivision 2.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2775, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for Casey Jones state trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 85.015, subdivision 2.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2776, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for capital planning, acquisition, and development of the Casey Jones Trail.

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

Juhnke and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 2777, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales; allowing quarterly filers to file paper returns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 289A.11, subdivision 1.

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

Wolf and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 2778, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring the establishment of a telecommunications special master in the office of administrative hearings; authorizing the public utilities commission to order structural separation of the wholesale and retail operations of a large incumbent local exchange carrier for repeated violations; increasing civil and administrative penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 237.01, subdivisions 2, 6, by adding subdivisions; 237.081, by adding a subdivision; 237.121; 237.295, subdivision 5; 237.461, subdivision 3; 237.462, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 237.462, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Lipman introduced:

H. F. No. 2779, A bill for an act relating to state government; rulemaking procedures; providing authority for interpretive notices; authorizing notice and comment procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 14.03, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 14.05, subdivision 6; 14.116; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

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

Lipman and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 2780, A bill for an act relating to real property; creating a curative act for conveyances by counties; providing for recording of documents written in foreign language; providing for an affidavit of custodian; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 507; 527.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. No. 2781, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for the size of the legislature; providing conditions for the organization of legislative committees; limiting the service of legislative leaders; changing certain legislative terms; establishing a gubernatorial cabinet comprised of secretaries appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate; assigning duties to the secretaries; assigning state departments and agencies to the secretaries; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 2.021; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 15.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. No. 2782, A bill for an act relating to retirement; establishing provisions relating to employees of the Kanabec hospital if the hospital is privatized; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 353F.02, subdivision 4.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 2783, A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating residual liability coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 65B.49, subdivision 3.

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

Anderson, I., and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 2784, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting use of credit information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

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

Goodno and Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 2785, A bill for an act relating to business organizations; regulating business corporations and limited liability companies; providing legal recognition of electronic records and signatures; regulating meetings by means of remote communications and dissolutions and terminations; regulating use of names by successor corporations; regulating investment company authority to issue shares; defining terms; making technical and conforming changes; providing for mergers, acquisitions, and conversions by business corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 302A.011, subdivisions 17, 21, 31, 38, 50, by adding subdivisions; 302A.115, subdivision 5; 302A.135, by adding a subdivision; 302A.231; 302A.239, subdivisions 1, 2; 302A.431, subdivision 3; 302A.433, subdivision 3; 302A.436; 302A.441; 302A.449, subdivision 1; 302A.471, subdivision 1; 302A.621, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 302A.673, subdivision 1; 302A.734; 322B.03, subdivisions 36a, 45a, by adding subdivisions; 322B.12, subdivision 4; 322B.333, subdivision 3; 322B.336, subdivision 3; 322B.343; 322B.35, subdivisions 1, 2; 322B.363, subdivision 1; 322B.383, subdivision 1; 322B.643; 322B.656, subdivisions 1, 2; 322B.826; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 302A; 322B.

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

Mares, Smith and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 2786, A bill for an act relating to retirement; supplemental, deferred compensation, and local pension plans; clarifying the restrictions on supplemental and local pension plans for plans funded from accumulated sick and vacation leave; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 356.25; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 356.24, subdivision 1.

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

Hilty, Tuma, Murphy, Stanek and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 2787, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that employees and prospective employees of electronic security system companies undergo criminal history background checks; providing procedures for these background checks; authorizing the discharge of employees based on the results of the background checks and providing that there is no liability for so doing; providing for license disqualification in certain instances; imposing criminal penalties for failure to request background checks as required; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

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

Evans, Greiling, Hilstrom, Hilty, Walker, Mariani, Leighton, Kalis and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 2788, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain bakery products prepared by the seller from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 31.

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

Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 2789, A bill for an act relating to baseball; providing for a contribution by the city of St. Paul to the construction of a major league baseball park; authorizing a liquor and food tax to be levied by the city of St. Paul; establishing a ticket tax at a new baseball park in St. Paul; authorizing the issuance of state bonds for the construction of a major league baseball park; appropriating money.

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

Osthoff, Hausman, Bishop, Solberg and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 2790, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Como Park Conservatory restoration project; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 2791, A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for parenting time in certain cases; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518.

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

Ozment, Smith, Mahoney, Swapinski and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 2792, A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for the indemnification of local units of government participating in household hazardous waste programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.96, by adding a subdivision.

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

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 2793, A bill for an act relating to gambling; lawful gambling and gambling devices; making technical, clarifying, and conforming changes; deleting obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 349.162, subdivision 2; 349.163, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 349.165, subdivision 2; 349.167, subdivision 7; 349.168, subdivision 5; 349.19, subdivision 5; 349.191, subdivisions 1a, 1b; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 349.168, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 349.12, subdivision 14; 349.163, subdivision 6a; 349.17, subdivision 2a; 349.174.

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

Solberg and Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 2794, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to complete the Great River Road in Aitkin county.

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

Swapinski, Gray, Sykora and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 2795, A bill for an act relating to families; appropriating money for emergency assistance and transitional housing.

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

Ozment; Clark, K.; Rhodes; Gray; Walker; Davnie and Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 2796, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to construct a new asphalt plant as part of a joint venture with a private enterprise; requiring local approval.

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

Holberg, Mahoney and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 2797, A bill for an act relating to government data; criminal history checks; clarifying the use of certain data collected on employees of private detective or protective agent license holders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 326.336, subdivision 1.

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

Holberg, Workman, Westerberg and Molnau introduced:

H. F. No. 2798, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying provision for advance funding for interregional transportation corridor development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 161.362, subdivision 2.

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

Bishop, Dehler, Rhodes, Kahn, Jennings and Solberg introduced:

H. F. No. 2799, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the state lottery to establish a state-run gaming facility; providing a process to allow native American governments to receive a share of net profits; providing duties and powers to the director of the state lottery; providing for the use of gaming facility revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.65; 297A.94; 349A.01, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

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

Ness, Seagren, Entenza, Nornes, Abeler, Dorman, Kubly, Erickson, Davnie, Skoe, Goodwin, Schumacher, Carlson, Marquart, Fuller, Ruth, Olson, Mares, Mullery, Rifenberg, Molnau, Howes, Sykora, Sviggum, Kielkucki, Blaine, Solberg and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 2800, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a permanent funding source for career and technical education; 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

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