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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, February 04, 2002


The following House Files were introduced:

Ness; Slawik; Seagren; Buesgens; Kielkucki; Erickson; Greiling; Carlson; Johnson, R.; Krinkie; Westrom; Vandeveer; Otremba; Cassell and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2801, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter school students to fully participate in the extracurricular activities of a resident school district on the same basis as other public school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.49, subdivision 4.

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

Sykora and Seagren introduced:

H. F. No. 2802, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood through adult education; providing for general education revenue; academic excellence; special programs; facilities and technology; nutrition, school accounting, and other programs; state agencies; children and family support; prevention; self-sufficiency; and libraries; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 120B.13, subdivision 3; 123B.59, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 123B.92, subdivision 9; 124D.09, subdivisions 13, 15; 124D.135, subdivision 3; 124D.531, subdivision 4; 124D.68, subdivisions 2, 9; 124D.86, subdivisions 4, 5; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 126C.01, subdivision 7; 126C.05, subdivision 12; 126C.10, subdivisions 5, 26, 28, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 122A.162; 122A.18, subdivisions 1, 4; 122A.20, subdivision 2; 122A.21; 123B.42, subdivision 3; 123B.54; 124D.11, subdivision 4; 124D.135, subdivision 8; 124D.20, subdivision 5; 124D.531, subdivisions 1, 7; 124D.69, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivision 15; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 24, 25; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 13; Laws 1997, First Special Session, chapter 4, article 3, section 25, subdivision 7; Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 1, section 36; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 17, subdivisions 3, 7, 9, 11; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 19, subdivisions 3, 5; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 15, subdivisions 3, 10; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 16, subdivision 2; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 3, section 9, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7, 10; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 4, section 5, subdivision 2; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 1, section 54, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 2, section 77, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 23, 25, as amended, 26, 27, as amended, 29, 30; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 3, section 21, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 11; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 4, section 27, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 5, section 13, subdivisions 2, 5; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 7, section 13, as amended; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 7, section 14; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 7, section 15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 119A.46, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 119B.189; 119B.19; 119B.21; 119B.211; 120B.22; 120B.23; 123B.59, subdivisions 6, 7; 124D.09, subdivision 15; 124D.17; 124D.46; 124D.47; 124D.54; 124D.94; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 119A.46, subdivision 3; 120B.12; 122A.11; 122A.12; 122A.13; 122A.14; Laws 1997, chapter 248, section 47, as amended; Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 2, section 36, as amended; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 2, section 77, subdivision 30.

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

Ness; Mullery; Erickson; Finseth; Dorman; Cassell; Osskopp; Juhnke; Kubly; Skoe; Blaine; Otremba; Penas; Swenson; Johnson, R.; Schumacher and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 2803, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public land and buildings; providing for an agricultural and food sciences educational facility; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Ozment, Hackbarth and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 2804, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wetland replacement; authorizing state bonds.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2805, A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying the at-home infant child care program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 119B.061, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 119B.061, subdivision 4.

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

Skoe and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 2806, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to the city of Fosston to make accessibility improvements to the public library; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Leighton; Rukavina; Sertich; Clark, K., and Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 2807, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring the adoption of an occupational safety and health standard regulating ergonomic hazards.

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

Holsten, Slawik, Marko and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 2808, A bill for an act relating to Washington county; authorizing the electronic processing of certain motor vehicle registration renewals; authorizing an additional fee for accepting payment by credit card.

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

Holsten, Slawik, Marko and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 2809, A bill for an act relating to local government; making voting equipment grants applicable for reimbursement of earlier purchases; removing the insufficiency of resources requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 204B.48, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Johnson, S.; Bishop; Greiling; Carlson; Osthoff; Evans; Mahoney; Paymar; Dawkins; Hausman; Wasiluk; Entenza; Kalis and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 2810, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for a university community library at Metropolitan State University.

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

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

H. F. No. 2811, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis.

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

Stanek and Molnau introduced:

H. F. No. 2812, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; changing and reducing appropriations made for transportation, public safety, criminal justice, and other agencies and activities; reducing law enforcement and community grants; authorizing bonding; providing for fees; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 168A.29, subdivision 1; 168A.40, subdivision 4; 299F.011, by adding a subdivision; 299L.02, subdivision 7; 299L.07, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 171.29, subdivision 2; 299A.75, subdivision 1; 357.021, subdivision 7; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 8, article 4, section 10, subdivisions 1, 7; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 8, article 4, section 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.908, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 115A.908, subdivision 1.

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

Molnau introduced:

H. F. No. 2813, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring child care providers to develop policies for reporting suspected child maltreatment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 2814, A bill for an act relating to state purchasing; requiring state agencies to purchase clean fuels and vehicles capable of running on clean fuels if reasonably available and consistent with the agency's purpose; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 2815, A bill for an act relating to waste management; providing for product stewardship of waste electronic products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Gerlach; Holberg; Johnson, J.; Sykora; Erickson; Eastlund; Hackbarth; Leppik and Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 2816, A bill for an act relating to education; consolidating uses of basic skills revenue; requiring a school district to collaborate with the school site decision-making team in allocating compensatory education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.15, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 126C.15, subdivision 1.

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

Stang; Dorman; Clark, J.; Marquart; Kalis; Blaine; Boudreau; Nornes; Seifert; Penas; Mulder; Schumacher; Erickson and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. No. 2817, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending homestead classification to certain property used for nonhomestead purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 273.124, subdivision 11; 273.13, subdivision 22.

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

Tingelstad; Workman; Hausman; Abeler; Dehler; Koskinen; Stanek; Goodwin; Bernardy; Westerberg; Rhodes; Gray; Dibble; Skoglund; Ozment; Dempsey; Schumacher; Hackbarth; Blaine; Lieder; Kahn; Opatz; Evans; Greiling; Pugh; Otremba; Johnson, S.; Kalis; Kelliher; Leppik and Marko introduced:

H. F. No. 2818, A bill for an act relating to railroads; appropriating money for the Northstar commuter rail line.

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

Tingelstad, Entenza and Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 2819, A bill for an act relating to assisted reproduction; authorizing collaborative reproduction agreements and embryo agreements; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257C.

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

Greiling, Tingelstad, Wagenius, Evans and Folliard introduced:

H. F. No. 2820, A bill for an act relating to waste management; requiring the manufacturer of a smoke detector battery containing radioactive material to provide for the safe disposal of that battery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.9155, subdivision 1.

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

Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. No. 2821, A bill for an act relating to retirement; revising the age for payment of optional accelerated retirement annuities from the teachers retirement association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 354.35.

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

Clark, J.; Rifenberg; Dorman; Harder; Daggett; Kuisle; Swenson; Davids; Stang; Juhnke and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 2822, 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

Mahoney; Osthoff; Gunther; Johnson, S., and Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 2823, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; for a grant to the city of St. Paul to acquire land for and remediate contamination in the Phalen corridor; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Opatz introduced:

H. F. No. 2824, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for collection of data on how many students are employed in this state after obtaining a degree; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.322, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

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

Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 2825, A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing the attorney general to prosecute certain commercial crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.611, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dawkins and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 2826, A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing alternate forms of marriage solemnization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 517.18.

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

Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 2827, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a centralized wastewater system on Lake Shetek in Murray county.

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

Opatz, Pelowski, Carlson, Thompson, Greiling, Koskinen, Cassell, Dehler, Bernardy, Stang and Slawik introduced:

H. F. No. 2828, A bill for an act relating to higher education; specifying changes in interstate tuition reciprocity agreements; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 2, subdivision 3.

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

Smith, Mares and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 2829, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota state retirement system; modifying the definition of allowable service to include time on strike; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 352.01, subdivision 11.

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

Osthoff, Bishop, Solberg, Mariani and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 2830, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; setting out certain local bonding authority limits through 2008; amending Laws 1971, chapter 773, section 1, subdivision 2, as amended.

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

Tingelstad and Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 2831, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a high performance school facility grant program; authorizing the sale of bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

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

Finseth, Penas, Goodno, Rhodes, Peterson, Lieder, Kubly and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 2832, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation projects.

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

Bradley, Huntley, Rukavina, Goodno and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 2833, A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring certain third-party purchasers to comply with provisions authorizing transfer of the health care provider tax; requiring certain documentation of compliance; authorizing a civil action for noncompliance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 295.582.

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

Dorn; Gunther; Kalis; Johnson, R., and Ruth introduced:

H. F. No. 2834, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for phase 3 of the athletic facilities project at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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

Dawkins, Seagren, Murphy and Pawlenty introduced:

H. F. No. 2835, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing the Minnesota commission on national and community service to create and delegate duties to a private, nonprofit corporation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.385, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther; Swenson; Dorman; Tuma; Clark, J.; Kalis; Dorn; Boudreau; Harder; Ruth; Johnson, R., and Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 2836, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the establishment of a specific nonprofit corporation in development region nine for certain specified purposes.

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

Clark, K.; McElroy; Rhodes; Dawkins and Dibble introduced:

H. F. No. 2837, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; clarifying factors for granting funds to housing administrators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 504B.445, subdivision 8.

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

Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 2838, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the wastewater infrastructure funding (WIF) program.

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

Clark, K.; Rhodes; Dawkins; Gray; Walker and Dibble introduced:

H. F. No. 2839, A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to amend federal law so as to permit states to regulate prepayment penalties on mortgage loans made by all lenders.

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

Clark, J.; Tuma; Walz and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 2840, A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing that certain license revocation hearings do not give rise to an estoppel on any issues in criminal prosecutions; providing for jurisdiction over persons found to have caused a delinquent act or charged by a juvenile petition; making it child endangerment to permit a child to be present when a person possesses certain chemical substances used to manufacture controlled substances; prescribing penalties for persons who escape from electronic monitoring; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169A.53, subdivision 3; 260B.193, subdivision 5; 609.378, subdivision 1; 609.485, subdivisions 3, 4; 634.20.

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

Penas, Tuma, Gunther and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 2841, A bill for an act relating to corrections; defining local correctional fees to include board, room, and other expenses, thereby authorizing collection of those fees from persons convicted of a crime and under control of a local correctional agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 244.18, subdivision 1.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2842, A bill for an act relating to evidence; authorizing electronic signature on certain laboratory blood sample reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 634.15, subdivision 1.

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

Tuma and Clark, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 2843, A bill for an act relating to statutory limitations; modifying the limitation period for bringing an action for damages based on sexual abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 541.073, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2844, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing metropolitan council bonds; providing for 911 emergency telephone access fees; prohibiting trespassing on public works facilities; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 473.898, subdivision 3; 609.605, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 403.11, subdivision 1; 473.901, subdivision 1.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2845, A bill for an act relating to public safety; monitoring foreign students in post-secondary institutions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2846, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a biological agents registry; establishing hazardous materials driver's endorsement regulations; canceling hazardous materials endorsements for certain offenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 171.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2847, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing issuing temporary licenses for certain persons from other countries; establishing hazardous materials drivers' endorsement regulations; canceling hazardous materials endorsement for certain offenses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 171.07, subdivision 4; 171.27; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2848, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a biological agents registry; authorizing rulemaking; providing for a civil penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.381, 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 Health and Human Services Policy

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2849, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing closing a public body meeting to discuss items relating to security; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13D.05, subdivision 3.

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

Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 2850, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for revitalization of the central business district in the city of Tracy.

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

Seagren, Erhardt, Larson, Rhodes, Holberg and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 2851, A bill for an act relating to railroads; prohibiting the metropolitan council from further activities relating to the Dan Patch commuter rail line; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.399, by adding a subdivision.

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

Marko, Pelowski, Osskopp and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 2852, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the state's share of a high speed rail line between St. Paul and Chicago.

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

Marquart and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 2853, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying conditions for operating motor vehicle under a restricted farm work license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.041.

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

Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 2854, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Shooting Star Trail.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 2855, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; authorizing customers to cancel certain telecommunication services under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 237.66, subdivision 1; 237.662, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Skoe and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 2856, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to independent school district No. 38, Red Lake, for school construction costs and related improvements; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

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

Paymar; Clark, K., and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 2857, A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring certain consumer information in credit card statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 325G.42; 325G.45.

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

Seifert introduced:

H. F. No. 2858, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the Lac Qui Parle-Yellow Bank watershed district to design and construct the Prairie Farm Preservation Education and Exhibit Center.

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

Bakk and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 2859, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater facilities for municipalities bordering Lake Superior.

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

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

H. F. No. 2860, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for rail service improvement.

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

Rhodes and Folliard introduced:

H. F. No. 2861, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a pedestrian crossing at Belt Line Boulevard in St. Louis Park.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 2862, A bill for an act relating to the organization and operation of state government; providing for programs relating to human services, health, and corrections; appropriating money and reducing earlier appropriations with certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169A.73, subdivision 3; 246.54; 251.013, subdivision 1; 252.282, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 254A.17, subdivision 1; 256B.059, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 256B.0595, subdivision 4; 256B.0916, subdivision 5; 256B.19, subdivision 1; 256B.32; 256B.5013, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6; 256B.69, subdivision 5a, by adding subdivisions; 256D.051, subdivisions 1, 6c; 256J.02, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 256L.03, subdivision 1; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 256L.12, subdivision 9; 256L.15, subdivision 3; 257.81; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 62J.692, subdivision 7; 144.1464, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 242.192; 256.01, subdivision 2; 256.955, subdivision 2a; 256.969, subdivision 3a; 256B.056, subdivision 3; 256B.057, subdivision 9; 256B.0595, subdivisions 1, 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 13; 256B.431, subdivision 33; 256B.437, subdivision 2; 256B.439, subdivisions 1, 4; 256B.5013, subdivision 1; 256B.69, subdivisions 4, 5b, 5c; 256B.75; 256I.05, subdivisions 1d, 1e; 256J.52, subdivision 2; 256J.53, subdivision 1; 256L.15, subdivision 1; Laws 1999, chapter 152, section 2; Laws 1999, chapter 152, section 4, as amended; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 9, article 5, section 35; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 9, article 13, section 25; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.6905; 145.475; 145.9266, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7; 254A.17, subdivision 2; 256.973; 256.9731, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 256B.0916, subdivisions 1, 6; 256E.06, subdivision 2b; 256K.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 256K.015; 256K.02; 256K.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12; 256K.04; 256K.05; 256K.06; 256K.08; 256K.09; 626.562; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 256.955, subdivision 2b; 256B.057, subdivision 10; 256B.0625, subdivision 5a; 256B.0637; 256I.05, subdivision 1f; 256I.07; 256K.03, subdivision 1; 256K.07; 256L.03, subdivision 5a; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 9, article 13, sections 22; 25, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; 26; 27; 28.

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

Eastlund introduced:

H. F. No. 2863, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for demolition of the administration building at the Cambridge regional treatment center; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

McGuire and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 2864, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakotah Life.

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

Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 2865, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying the exemption for pastures under animal feedlot permit rules; 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

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 2866, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing declining pupil unit aid to independent school district No. 241, Albert Lea; appropriating money.

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

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 2867, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying equity revenue for school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 24.

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

Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 2868, A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring certain persons under the age of 18 to register as a predatory offender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 243.166, subdivision 1.

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

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 2869, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing grants to the city of Albert Lea and Freeborn county for dam and lake improvements in the Albert Lea area; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 2870, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing three additional on-sale liquor licenses in Albert Lea.

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

McElroy, Sertich, Gunther and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 2871, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing funding for economic development in small cities in Minnesota; appropriating money.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 2872, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for additional docking piers for the marina at Silver Bay.

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

Wilkin, Pugh, Ozment, Dempsey and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 2873, A bill for an act relating to county government; providing for client-directed support programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 375.18, by adding a subdivision.

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

Ozment, Dempsey, Pugh and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 2874, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending for public purposes; appropriating money for farmland and natural areas protection in Dakota county.

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

Abrams, Leighton, Kuisle, Daggett and Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 2875, A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical changes to tax data classification and disclosure provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 270B.01, subdivision 8; 270B.02, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 270B.02, subdivision 3; 270B.08, subdivision 2.

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

Abrams, Kuisle, Milbert, McElroy, Lenczewski, Dempsey, Erhardt, Paulsen, Rifenberg, Knoblach, Wilkin, Dorman, Daggett, Jacobson, Harder, Walker, Bernardy, Winter, Leighton, Mullery, Workman, Gunther, Seagren, Pawlenty, Abeler and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 2876, A bill for an act relating to the uniform definition of prepared food required by the Uniform Sales and Use Tax Administration Act; exempting certain bakery products from the definition of prepared food; 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

Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 2877, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for shared time aid to follow the student to the nonresident district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.01, subdivision 7; 126C.19, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.19, subdivision 2.

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

Abrams, Harder, Erhardt, Lenczewski and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 2878, A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical and administrative changes and corrections to property, sales and use, income, franchise, occupation, gross revenues, gasoline and special fuels, and insurance tax provisions; making technical and administrative changes and corrections to property tax refunds, local government aid, homestead and agricultural credit aid, referendum tax base replacement aid, and fire state aid; making technical and administrative changes and corrections to tax increment financing, tax court jurisdiction, levy limits, and tax lien provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.02, subdivision 15; 290.067, subdivision 2a; 290.17, subdivisions 2, 3; 290A.03, subdivision 3; 295.53, subdivision 1; 296A.18, subdivision 8; 297I.05, subdivision 11; 477A.011, subdivision 20; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 69.021, subdivision 5; 126C.17, subdivision 7a; 270.69, subdivision 2; 271.01, subdivision 5; 271.21, subdivision 2; 273.121; 273.13, subdivision 24; 273.1392; 273.1398, subdivision 4c; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.71, subdivision 3; 275.74, subdivision 2; 289A.20, subdivisions 2, 4; 289A.60, subdivision 2; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0675, subdivisions 1, 3; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 2; 290A.04, subdivision 2h; 295.60, subdivision 7, by adding subdivisions; 297A.70, subdivision 3; 298.01, subdivisions 3b, 4c; 469.174, subdivision 3; 477A.011, subdivision 36; 477A.013, subdivision 9; 477A.07, subdivision 1; Laws 1993, chapter 375, article 5, section 42; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 9, section 3; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 15, section 3, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.02, subdivision 40; 290.01, subdivisions 19g, 32; 290.0921, subdivision 5; 295.44.

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

Abrams, Kuisle, Lenczewski, McElroy and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 2879, A bill for an act relating to public finance; changing certain definitions and authorizations; changing certain election requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 373.01, subdivision 3; 410.32; 412.301; 444.075, subdivision 1a; 465.73; 469.034, subdivision 2; 469.102, subdivision 2; 469.153, by adding a subdivision; 469.155, subdivisions 3, 4, 8; 469.157; 641.23; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 475.58, subdivision 1.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 2880, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; setting limits for yellow perch; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 97C.401, by adding a subdivision.

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

McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 2881, A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; modifying the deficit reduction provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 469.1792, subdivision 1.

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

Workman, Holberg, Howes, Winter and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 2882, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; regulating the operation of electric personal assistive mobility devices on roadways and sidewalks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 168.011, subdivision 4; 169.01, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 171.01, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

McElroy; Clark, K.; Gunther; Sertich and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 2883, A bill for an act relating to affordable housing; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money to the housing finance agency for rental housing to be owned by a public entity.

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

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 2884, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; setting maximum weight limit for milk trucks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 169.87, subdivision 4.

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

McElroy; Pawlenty; Kahn; Rhodes; Pugh; Clark, J., and Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 2885, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Phase I of the Facilities and Business Master Plan at the Minnesota Zoological Garden.

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

Howes; Clark, K., and Erickson introduced:

H. F. No. 2886, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing additional identification procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 201.061, subdivision 3.

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

Kuisle, Workman, Kalis, Lieder and Molnau introduced:

H. F. No. 2887, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wetland replacement; authorizing state bonds.

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

Jennings, Ozment, Hackbarth and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 2888, A bill for an act relating to waste management; modifying certain solid waste practices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 115A.02; 115A.03, by adding a subdivision; 297H.13, subdivision 2.

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

Howes, Holsten and Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 2889, A bill for an act relating to pollution; allowing installation of certain individual sewage treatment systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115.55, by adding a subdivision.

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

Greiling, Jennings, Mares, Vandeveer and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 2890, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Rush Line Transitway.

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

Penas, Ness, Skoe, Dorn, Abeler, Greiling and Seagren introduced:

H. F. No. 2891, A bill for an act relating to education finance; making the career and technical levy permanent; modifying the career and technical program language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.453, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.453, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.

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

Tuma, Wagenius, Kelliher, Ozment, Holsten, Fuller, Haas, Gray, Biernat, Mullery, Winter, Hausman, McGuire, Schumacher, Kubly and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 2892, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a variety of water and land resource improvements.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. No. 2893, A bill for an act relating to retirement; clarifying persons eligible for optional annuities from the Minneapolis police relief association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 423B.09, subdivision 6.

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

Skoe, Cassell, Juhnke, Kubly and Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 2894, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying the definition of pastures for the purpose of animal feedlot regulation; 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

Pawlenty, Wolf, Pugh, Ozment and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 2895, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood mitigation in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Dakota county.

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

Gerlach, Wolf, Holberg, Pugh and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 2896, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Cedar Avenue Transitway.

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

Osthoff, Mariani, Hausman, Dawkins and Johnson, S., introduced:

H. F. No. 2897, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Ramsey county to buy the Union Depot in St. Paul.

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

Marko; Johnson, S.; Mariani; Dempsey and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 2898, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Red Rock commuter rail line.

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

Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 2899, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; making changes to the livable community provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 473.253, subdivision 2; 473.254, subdivisions 1, 6; 473.255, subdivisions 1, 4.

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

Tingelstad, Mariani, Ozment, Entenza, Kalis, Huntley, Mulder, Abeler, Solberg, Mahoney, Lindner, Paymar and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 2900, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; providing for a grant to the city of St. Paul for the construction of a high performance office building and educational center designed and constructed specifically with the health and safety of the building's occupants in mind; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Sykora, Nornes, McGuire and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. No. 2901, A bill for an act relating to children; child care; requiring annual market rate surveys; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

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

Sykora, Nornes and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. No. 2902, A bill for an act relating to child care; removing a sunset provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 245A.14, subdivision 8.

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

Goodno; Bradley; Sviggum; Pawlenty; Pugh; Milbert; Kubly; Nornes; Walker; Otremba; Abeler; Haas; Clark, K., and Peterson introduced:

H. F. No. 2903, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for major spending commitments of radiation therapy facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 62J.17, subdivision 8.

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

Larson, Davids and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 2904, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring motor vehicle collision repair to include air bag repair or replacement; providing penalties; 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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 2905, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; clarifying that the existing authority of the public utilities commission to remedy inadequate or discriminatory service includes the ability to establish self-executing remedies and penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 237.081, subdivision 4.

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

Abrams, Stanek, Davnie and Kahn introduced:

H. F. No. 2906, A bill for an act relating to Hennepin county; removing certain limitations on the county board's ability to lease real property; removing limitations on the county board's authority to construct off-street parking facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 383B.159; 383B.20, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 383B.20, subdivision 4.

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

Solberg and Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 2907, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; 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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 2908, A bill for an act relating to Pine county; authorizing the county to combine county offices of recorder and assessor into one appointed office.

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

Stanek, Tuma, Smith and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 2909, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing an integrated set of agriculture, public safety, drivers' license, emergency management, pollution control, law enforcement, and criminal justice terrorist activity prevention, response, and investigation policies; modifying provisions relating to criminal justice, public safety, agriculture, emergency management, 911 emergency communications, pollution control, criminal background checks, and identification procedures; enhancing penalties and creating new crimes designed to deter and punish terroristic activities; providing for interception of terroristic communications; modifying provisions governing response to hazardous materials; classifying data on terroristic activities and authorizing sharing of terrorist data; upon commission of terrorist offenses providing for attachment of financial assets and seizure and forfeiture of property associated with those offenses; providing for release of juvenile court record; appropriating money for antiterrorism initiatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 12.03, subdivision 4; 12.21, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 12.22, subdivision 2; 12.31, subdivision 2; 12.32; 12.34, subdivision 1; 12.36; 13.37, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 17.03, by adding a subdivision; 31.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 168.011, by adding subdivisions; 171.07, subdivisions 1a, 4; 171.27; 299A.49, subdivisions 2, 4; 299A.50, subdivision 1; 609.035, by adding a subdivision; 609.185; 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.532, subdivision 3; 609.625, by adding a subdivision; 609.713; 626A.05, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 28A.085, subdivision 4; 35.0661, subdivision 2; 260B.171, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 168; 171; 609; 626A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 299A.50, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 35.0661, subdivision 4.

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

Davnie, Walker, Kelliher, Dibble, Gray, Biernat, Wagenius, Skoglund, Kahn and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 2910, A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring integration revenue to special school district No. 1, Minneapolis; proposing a study on student mobility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 124D.86, subdivision 3.

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

Solberg and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 2911, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Mt. Itasca biathlon training project.

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

Folliard; Huntley; Walker; Pugh; Rhodes; Rukavina; McGuire; Otremba; Wasiluk; Carlson; Slawik; Kahn; Kelliher; Paymar; Peterson; Greiling; Gray; Mariani; Abeler; Clark, K.; Koskinen; Kubly; Davnie and Dibble introduced:

H. F. No. 2912, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an asthma surveillance system; modifying provisions governing medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; requiring standards for children's preventive care; modifying child care assistance; creating the teacher education and compensation helps program; increasing payment rates for adoption assistance and relative custody assistance; providing assistance to minor children after the MFIP 60-month time limit is reached; increasing the minimum wage; establishing a children's account in the general fund; authorizing rulemaking; modifying taxes on tobacco products; allowing an individual tax credit for children; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 119B.061, subdivision 1; 177.24, subdivision 1; 256B.056, subdivision 7; 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; 256L.15, by adding a subdivision; 257.85, subdivision 7; 259.67, subdivision 2; 297F.05, subdivisions 1, 3; 297F.08, subdivision 7; 297F.10; Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 119B.061, subdivision 4; 256B.056, subdivision 4; 257.85, subdivision 3; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 17, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 119B; 144; 256J; 290.

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

Mariani, Hausman, Entenza, Osthoff and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 2913, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for capital improvements to Raspberry Island and the Upper Landing in St. Paul.

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

Ness introduced:

H. F. No. 2914, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Meeker county.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 2915, A bill for an act relating to local government; clarifying Cook county's powers and authority in relation to the Cook county hospital district; providing for a maximum tax levy; amending Laws 1989, chapter 211, section 8, as amended.

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

Huntley, Swapinski and Jaros introduced:

H. F. No. 2916, A bill for an act relating to waste management; specifying that a sanitary district is to be treated like a county for the purpose of receiving processing payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.554.

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

Kahn; Clark, K.; Rhodes and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 2917, 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; appropriating money to the city of Minneapolis for empowerment zone subprojects; authorizing state bonds.

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

Jennings and Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 2918, A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the disabled access levy for independent school district No. 578, Pine City.

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

Jennings and Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 2919, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; defining certain terms; promoting competition within local exchange marketplace; providing standards of conduct applicable to telecommunications service providers and their affiliates, including incumbent local exchange carriers and competitive local exchange carriers; requiring consent to use private customer's information for marketing purposes by telecommunications service providers; promoting improved customer service; creating standards of conduct and required practices governing the relations between telecommunications service providers and their customers; providing criteria for structural separation of retail and wholesale activities of large incumbent local exchange carriers into affiliated companies for violations of standards of conduct; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 237.01, by adding subdivisions; 237.035; 237.09, subdivision 2; 237.462, subdivisions 1, 2, 11, 12; 237.66; 237.661; 237.771; 325F.693; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 237.121.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 2920, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying timber permit and lease provisions; creating a prairie chicken hunting license; modifying requirements for taking turtles; modifying requirements for a firearms safety certificate; providing for enforcement authority and restoration requirements related to gathering or destroying aquatic plants; eliminating certain experimental trout stream restrictions; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 90.151, subdivision 1; 90.162; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 41; 97B.020; 97B.601, subdivision 4; 97C.605; 97C.611; 103G.615, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 97A; 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 90.50; 97C.003; 97C.605, subdivision 4.

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

McElroy, Wolf, Jennings, Bakk and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 2921, A bill for an act relating to energy and economic development; enacting the Minnesota Economic, Environmental, and Energy Security Act of 2002; making a legislative finding on the need for additional electric generation capacity in the state and encouraging construction of certain energy facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 116C.575, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Sertich introduced:

H. F. No. 2922, A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting employers from requiring employees or job applicants to pay for certain expenses such as background checks, credit checks, testing, or orientation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Jennings and Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 2923, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring certain large incumbent local exchange carriers to file a service and investment plan biennially; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 237.761, subdivision 8.

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

Solberg and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 2924, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; repealing the limited market value phase-out; making the limitation permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

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

Boudreau and Jacobson introduced:

H. F. No. 2925, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying prior authorization requirements for health care services; establishing requirements for provider contracting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62M.07; 62Q.74, as amended; 62Q.75, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 62Q.745.

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

Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 2926, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of surplus state land in Sherburne county.

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

Dorman introduced:

H. F. No. 2927, A bill for an act relating to education; replacing the high school Minnesota comprehensive assessments with a college-level placement test; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

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

Seifert and Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 2928, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money to remodel the library at Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota.

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

Winter introduced:

H. F. No. 2929, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing property tax replacement aid to new transit systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 174.242, by adding a subdivision.

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

Seifert, Kubly, Peterson and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 2930, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the LQP-25/Lazarus Creek floodwater retention project.

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

Kahn, Rhodes, Greiling, Leppik and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 2931, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; redirecting an appropriation to Minneapolis Community Development Agency; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 18, subdivision 4.

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

Sykora, Bradley, Nornes and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 2932, A bill for an act relating to foster care; requiring disclosure of an individual's communicable disease to a foster care provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2001 Supplement, section 260C.212, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

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

Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 2933, A bill for an act relating to local government; directing the cities of Rockville and Pleasant Lake and the town of Rockville to joint develop a consolidation plan.

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

Jennings and Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 2934, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing landowner payments for hosting transmission facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

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