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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, February 08, 2001


The following House Files were introduced:

Holsten and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 627, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of certain property used in constructing a city hall in the city of Hugo; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

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

Leppik, Stanek, Koskinen, Luther and Paymar introduced:

H. F. No. 628, A bill for an act relating to data practices; apartment manager background checks; requiring certain checks to be performed on individuals who have resided in Minnesota less than ten years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 299C.68, subdivisions 2 and 3.

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

Dorman, Leighton, Wolf and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 629, A bill for an act relating to utilities; authorizing the city of Austin municipal utilities commission to enter into joint ventures with the Freeborn-Mower counties cooperative electric power association.

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

Swapinski, Huntley, Bakk, Mulder, Jaros, Lenczewski and McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 630, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting sales to political subdivisions of a state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; and 297A.991, subdivision 2.

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

Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 631, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; modifying the school trespass law; 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

Luther, Larson, Koskinen, Rhodes and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 632, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring paid leave for organ donation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 181.945.

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

Osskopp, Smith, Dawkins and Entenza introduced:

H. F. No. 633, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for use of tax refunds to pay debts for child support before tax offsets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 270.07, subdivision 5; 270A.10; and 290A.15.

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

Ozment, Haas and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 634, A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for payment of various claims; appropriating money.

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

Opatz, Schumacher and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 635, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Cloud; permitting the recording of a statement regarding potential activity at the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 636, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 1; providing that state spending may not increase at a greater rate than increases in the consumer price index.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 637, A bill for an act relating to water; restricting certain activities of water quality cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115.58, by adding a subdivision.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 638, A bill for an act relating to statutes of limitations; waiving limitations on actions for compensation initiated by December 31, 2010, by persons forced to perform labor between 1929 and 1945 by the governments of Germany or Japan, their allies or sympathizers, or entities transacting business in Germany or Japan, or areas controlled by their governments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 541.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 639, A bill for an act relating to health; creating the brain and spinal cord injury research board and the brain and spinal cord injury research trust account; modifying provider reporting provisions; providing civil penalties; creating a surcharge on certain traffic fines; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144.663, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Ness and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 640, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the sunset date for the farmer-lender mediation program; amending Laws 1986, chapter 398, article 1, section 18, as amended.

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

Ness, Carlson, Entenza, Mares, Seagren and Goodwin introduced:

H. F. No. 641, A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring quarterly pupil unit reporting for charter schools in their first three years of operation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.11, subdivision 9.

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

Kahn; Otremba; Bradley; Krinkie; Kubly; Gray; Clark, K.; Mulder and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 642, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a ground for disciplinary action for physicians who fail to fulfill service obligations and fail to repay loans and penalties under the National Health Services Corps state loan repayment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 147.091, subdivision 1.

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

Paulsen, Rhodes, Luther, Molnau, Olson, Gerlach, Kielkucki, Pawlenty, Erickson, Eastlund, Osskopp and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 643, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution; adding a section to article IV to provide for initiative and referendum; providing procedures for initiative and referendum; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 204C.19, subdivision 2; 204C.27; 204C.33, subdivisions 1 and 3; 204D.11, by adding a subdivision; 204D.15; 204D.16; and 204D.165; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3B.

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

Johnson, S.; Carlson; Abeler; Otremba; Ness and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 644, A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a technical career student loan forgiveness program; appropriating money.

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

Marko; Juhnke; Clark, J.; Howes; Kalis; Lieder; Slawik and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 645, A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating a local road improvement fund; specifying uses for the fund; providing for transfers to the fund; establishing an advisory committee; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Sykora; Nornes; McGuire; Mares; Howes; Abeler; Slawik; Leighton; Tingelstad; Dawkins; Juhnke; Stang; Gray; Cassell; Solberg; Carlson; Peterson; Koskinen; Evans; Hilstrom; Ness; Swapinski; Johnson, R., and Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 646, A bill for an act relating to community education; providing for youth programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Westerberg, Tingelstad, Jacobson, Hackbarth, Bernardy, Goodwin, Eastlund, Erickson and Abeler introduced:

H. F. No. 647, A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds for improvements to marked trunk highway No. 65.

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

Abeler; Otremba; Rhodes; Clark, K.; Tingelstad and Mariani introduced:

H. F. No. 648, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to study the establishment of a regulatory system for birth centers.

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

Fuller, Sviggum, Skoe, Howes and Penas introduced:

H. F. No. 649, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for planning for an addition to the field house at Bemidji State University.

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

Fuller, Skoe, Howes, Pugh and Penas introduced:

H. F. No. 650, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and to better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature; for phase II of the Northwest Technical College and Bemidji State University colocation project; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Peterson, Kubly, Seifert, Winter, Davids and Westrom introduced:

H. F. No. 651, A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; allowing natural gasoline as petroleum component in E85 fuel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 296A.01, subdivision 19.

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

Anderson, B.; Kuisle; Anderson, I.; Bakk; Olson; Westerberg; Kielkucki; Wilkin; Gerlach; Buesgens; Mulder; Erickson; Otremba and Vandeveer introduced:

H. F. No. 652, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing the owner costs and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 117.042; 117.175, subdivision 2; and 117.232; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.

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

Evans, Rhodes, Thompson, Mares and Dibble introduced:

H. F. No. 653, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; defining certain terms; providing for designation of certain building officials; changing certain requirements and procedures; extending the existence of an advisory council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16B.60, subdivision 3, and by adding subdivisions; 16B.61, subdivision 1; 16B.65; and 16B.76, subdivision 1.

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

Hackbarth, Erickson, Westerberg and Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 654, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the state lottery to establish a state-run gaming facility; providing duties and powers to the director of the state lottery; providing for the use of gaming facility revenues; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.65; 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

Wolf and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 655, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; making technical and substantive changes; providing that certain applicants on leaves of absence are ineligible for benefits; modifying definitions; clarifying procedures; providing eligibility for benefits for certain victims of domestic abuse; instructing the revisor to renumber sections and change terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 268.03, subdivision 1; 268.035, subdivisions 4, 5, 29, and by adding subdivisions; 268.042, subdivision 1; 268.045; 268.047; 268.051, subdivisions 1a, 3, 4, and 7; 268.052, subdivisions 1, 2, and by adding a subdivision; 268.053, subdivisions 1 and 3; 268.059; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, and 3b; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 15, and by adding a subdivision; 268.086, subdivisions 1 and 7; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 2, 8, and 11; 268.101, subdivisions 1 and 2; 268.105, subdivision 7; 268.131, subdivision 2; 268.18, subdivision 2b; 268.184; 268.192, subdivision 1; 268.6715; and 268.976, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Laws 1999, chapter 107, section 22.

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

Lipman, Skoglund, Luther and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 656, A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; eliminating certain redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions; making miscellaneous technical corrections to statutes and other laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 3.85, subdivision 6; 12.31, subdivision 1; 13.06, subdivision 4; 13.51, subdivision 3; 13.54, subdivision 5; 15.059, subdivision 5a; 16B.126; 16B.55, subdivision 4; 16B.61, subdivision 3; 16E.04, subdivision 2; 18B.36, subdivision 1; 60B.03, subdivision 6; 62G.20, subdivision 4; 62L.02, subdivision 24; 65B.05; 69.021, subdivision 5; 80C.01, subdivision 4; 80C.147; 84.965, subdivision 2; 84.98, subdivision 5; 85.055, subdivision 1; 86B.331, subdivision 1; 103G.201; 103G.2242, subdivision 12; 103G.2243, subdivision 2; 115.49, subdivision 4; 116J.994, subdivision 6; 116J.995; 116L.01, subdivision 1; 116P.08, subdivision 2; 124D.892, subdivision 3; 145.61, subdivision 5; 148.6402, subdivisions 14 and 16; 148.6420, subdivisions 2 and 4; 148.6425, subdivisions 2 and 3; 148.6448, subdivision 1; 168.012, subdivision 1; 171.173; 204D.25, subdivision 1; 216B.2424, subdivision 6; 237.065, subdivision 1; 237.763; 237.764, subdivision 3; 237.773, subdivision 1; 256B.50, subdivision 1; 260B.007, subdivision 16; 268.022, subdivision 1; 268.6715; 270.67, subdivision 4; 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.40, by adding a subdivision; 289A.60, subdivisions 12 and 21; 297I.60, subdivision 2; 299C.67, subdivision 2; 299N.02, subdivision 2; 322B.960, subdivision 1; 356.371, subdivision 1; 356.62; 356.65, subdivision 1; 401.06; 462.352, subdivisions 5, 7, 9, 10, and 15; 462.358, subdivision 2a; 469.126, subdivision 2; 469.301, subdivision 1; 469.304, subdivision 1; 504B.181, subdivision 4; 504B.365, subdivision 3; 515B.1-102; 518.131, subdivision 10; 609.596, subdivision 3; and 626.556, subdivision 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.99, subdivision 1; 115B.22, subdivision 8; 148.6402, subdivision 18; 168.54, subdivision 6; 462.352, subdivision 17; 469.301, subdivisions 6, 7, and 8; Laws 1997, chapter 85, article 4, section 29; Laws 2000, chapter 254, section 30; and Laws 2000, chapter 444, article 2, sections 9 and 10.

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

Lipman introduced:

H. F. No. 657, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XI; prohibiting the use of state funds for abortion services.

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

Murphy, Rukavina and Goodwin introduced:

H. F. No. 658, A bill for an act relating to higher education; abolishing the regent candidate advisory council; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 137.0245.

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

Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 659, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a state energy plan and promoting energy conservation; making conforming, technical, and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116C.691, subdivision 2, and by adding a subdivision; 116C.692; 116C.779; 216A.07, by adding a subdivision; 216B.16, subdivision 6b; 216B.1621, subdivision 2; 216B.164, subdivisions 3, 4, and 6; 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, and 2b; 216B.2421, subdivision 1; 216B.2423, subdivision 2; 216B.243, subdivision 3; 216C.17, subdivision 3; and 216C.41, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; and 272; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 216B.241, subdivision 2a; 216B.2422, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 4, 5, and 6; and 216C.18.

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

Anderson, I.; Goodno and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 660, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance reimbursement for mileage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.0625, subdivision 18a.

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

Stang, Jacobson, Gleason, Leighton and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 661, A bill for an act relating to professions; creating the Accountancy Act of 2001; authorizing rulemaking; imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 3.972, subdivision 1; 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 214.01, subdivision 3; 319B.02, subdivision 19; 326.53; 367.36, subdivision 1; 412.222; 471.49, subdivision 10; and 544.42, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 326.165; 326.1655; 326.17; 326.18; 326.19; 326.191; 326.192; 326.197; 326.20; 326.201; 326.21; 326.211; 326.212; 326.22; 326.223; 326.224; 326.225; 326.228; and 326.229.

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

Rukavina, Abrams and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 662, A bill for an act relating to the city of Aurora; providing for the extension of the duration of a housing and redevelopment tax increment financing district in the city.

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

Biernat, Mahoney, Skoglund, Abeler, Hausman, Wagenius and Paymar introduced:

H. F. No. 663, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing statutory cities, home rule charter cities, and urban towns to develop and implement programs for peace officers to detect and cite traffic signal violations by use of photographic evidence; appropriating money; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169.06, by adding a subdivision; and 171.12, subdivision 6; 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

Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 664, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to Koochiching county for construction of a regional cold weather testing facility; authorizing issuance of bonds; appropriating money.

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

Kielkucki, Seifert, Swenson, Hilty, Jaros, Erickson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 665, A bill for an act relating to governmental operations; appropriating money for regional planning.

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

Clark, K.; Gray; Rhodes; Walker; Mariani; Kelliher; Kahn; Luther; Koskinen; Kubly; Paymar; Kalis; Dibble; Gleason; Folliard; Hilty; Peterson; Carlson; Hilstrom; Juhnke; Dawkins; Slawik; Thompson; Swapinski; McGuire and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. No. 666, A bill for an act relating to employment; creating equal pay commission; requiring a study and report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363.

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

Seifert, Pelowski, Rhodes, Erickson, Osskopp, Kielkucki, Harder, Ness and Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 667, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying certain procedures relating to administrative rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 14.05, subdivision 6; 14.116; and 14.18, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 14.05, subdivision 4; Laws 1999, chapter 129, section 6.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 668, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing for in-lieu property tax payments for state-owned property; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

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

Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 669, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Louis Park; authorizing local contribution for certain tax increment financing districts.

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

Carlson; Mares; Luther; Seagren; Greiling; Slawik; Marquart; Skoe; Lieder; Dorn; Biernat; Thompson; Bernardy; Goodwin; Koskinen; Evans; Pugh; Leighton; Lenczewski; Opatz; Hilstrom; Dibble; Larson; Otremba; Johnson, R.; Schumacher; Wasiluk; Entenza; Johnson, S., and Davnie introduced:

H. F. No. 670, A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to carry through on their pledge to fund 40 percent of special education costs.

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

Goodwin; Murphy; Hilty; Johnson, S.; Lieder; Kalis; Kahn; Davnie; Skoe; Mariani; Carlson; Rukavina; Evans; Ness; Mulder; Wasiluk; Gleason; Folliard; Luther; Mullery; Bernardy and Dibble introduced:

H. F. No. 671, A bill for an act relating to energy; imposing a duty on the public utilities commission to ensure accurate, clear, and informative utility bills; requiring public utilities to offer budget plans, subject to commission approval and oversight; requiring the public utilities commission to investigate public utility billing practices; providing for penalties; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 216B.08; 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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 672, A bill for an act relating to railroads; allowing commissioner of transportation to provide financial assistance to expand railroad bridges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 161.20, subdivision 2; and 165.05, by adding a subdivision.

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

Stanek, Gunther and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 673, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing allowable maximum fee for 911 emergency telephone services; allowing for payment of certain costs of local governments relating to the installation of certain signs or markers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 403.11, subdivision 1; and 403.113, subdivision 3.

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

Swapinski, Gray, Huntley, Sykora, Jaros, McGuire, Slawik and Sertich introduced:

H. F. No. 674, A bill for an act relating to child abuse; appropriating money for child advocacy centers.

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

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 675, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing funding for the St. George community wastewater treatment system in Nicollet county; appropriating money.

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

Wenzel; Anderson, I.; Otremba; Winter; Gunther; Mulder; Walz and Slawik introduced:

H. F. No. 676, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing expanded deductions for medical care and health insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Mulder, Sykora, Abeler, Slawik and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 677, A bill for an act relating to family and early childhood education; modifying school readiness aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.16, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 124D.16, subdivision 4.

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

Bishop, Stanek, Skoglund, Holberg and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 678, A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money for community corrections subsidy grants; appropriating money for grants for sex offender treatment corrections; appropriating money for grants for community corrections productive day initiative programs.

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

Lindner, Mahoney and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 679, A bill for an act relating to economic security; appropriating money for training for people with disabilities.

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

Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 680, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; children, families, and learning; appropriating money for a grant to provide transitional housing services.

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

Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 681, A bill for an act relating to young people; appropriating money for youth outreach services.

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

Gunther, Dorn and Kalis introduced:

H. F. No. 682, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; reducing the general rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.62, subdivision 1.

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

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 683, A bill for an act relating to environment; banning the sale and use of chromated copper arsenate and products containing chromated copper arsenate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 684, A bill for an act relating to vegetation removal; cleaning up the capitol grounds.

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

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 685, A bill for an act relating to child labor; prohibiting the employment of minors without adult supervision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181A.

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

Jaros, Huntley and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 686, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Duluth Technology Village.

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

Kielkucki, Entenza, Mares, Ness and Goodwin introduced:

H. F. No. 687, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school lunches and breakfasts; expanding school eligibility for priority for a fast break for learning grant; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.111, subdivision 1; 124D.115, subdivision 3; and 124D.1155, subdivision 2.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 688, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in St. Louis county.

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

Bakk and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 689, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Beaver Bay to impose a sales and use tax; providing for use of the proceeds.

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

Mahoney, Boudreau, Marko, Abeler, Kuisle, Rifenberg and Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. No. 690, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting the tattooing of minors; providing an exception; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 691, A bill for an act relating to commerce; eliminating the motor vehicle transfer fee; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 115A.908.

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

Sviggum introduced:

H. F. No. 692, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring that juvenile correctional facilities allow residents to attend religious services in the community in certain instances; prohibiting the commissioner of corrections from granting or renewing licenses to facilities that fail to comply with this requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 241.05.

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

Goodno, Bradley, Boudreau, Abeler, Otremba, Haas and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 693, A bill for an act relating to health; creating a dentists loan forgiveness program; establishing a donated dental services program; repealing the requirement of participation in state health care programs for dental providers; requiring the commissioner of human services to carve out dental services in managed care contracts; increasing reimbursement rates for dental care; providing certain immunities for dental providers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 256B.037, subdivision 1; 256B.0644; 256B.69, subdivisions 5a, 6, and by adding a subdivision; and 256B.76; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 256; and 604A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.037, subdivision 5.

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

Davids, Larson, Milbert, Entenza, Haas and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 694, A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating income loss benefits to senior citizens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 65B.491.

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

Osskopp, Murphy, Mares and Howes introduced:

H. F. No. 695, A bill for an act relating to state employment; establishing the health care reimbursement plan for state employees; creating a task force; defining terms; transferring funds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 352.03, subdivisions 4 and 6; 356A.01, subdivisions 8 and 24; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352G.

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

Stanek, Smith, Osskopp, Ozment and Johnson, S., introduced:

H. F. No. 696, A bill for an act relating to corrections; creating discipline procedures for correctional officers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

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

Holsten, Erhardt, Milbert, Howes and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 697, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduced class rate for certain property bordering public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

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

Osskopp, Ozment, Wenzel, Murphy and Mares introduced:

H. F. No. 698, A bill for an act relating to retirement; including certain firefighters in the public employees police and fire plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 353.64, by adding a subdivision.

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

Sykora, Paymar, Stanek, Bishop and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 699, A bill for an act relating to crime; requiring additional findings before pretrial release of a defendant accused of domestic abuse, harassment, or violation of an order for protection; providing that additional crimes and crimes from other jurisdictions may be used to enhance penalties; increasing criminal penalties; specifying standards for domestic abuse offender programs and requiring courts to sentence certain offenders to these programs; authorizing domestic abuse advocates to access private data in police reports; clarifying procedures for recognition of parentage and requiring separate proceedings; allowing certain prior statements of domestic abuse by the victim to be admissible in judicial proceedings; requiring probation agencies to adopt specialized policies for classifying the risk level of domestic abuse offenders; requiring data collection on disorderly conduct convictions; appropriating money to increase supervision of high risk domestic abuse offenders by means of caseload reduction; appropriating money to fund services for battered women; appropriating money for criminal justice intervention projects; appropriating money for monitoring judicial responses to domestic assault; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 257.75, subdivision 3; 299C.10, subdivision 1; 518B.01, subdivisions 3, 6, and 14; 609.224, subdivisions 2 and 4; 609.2242, subdivisions 2 and 4; 609.748, subdivision 6; 609.749, subdivisions 4 and 5; 629.341, subdivisions 1 and 4; and 629.72; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 518B; 611A; and 634; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 609.2244, subdivision 4.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 700, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing grants to the city of Ada to reimburse expenses in connection with temporary financing in anticipation of FEMA financing for 1997 flood recovery projects; appropriating money.

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

Gunther, Davids, McElroy, Jennings and Stang introduced:

H. F. No. 701, A bill for an act relating to drug and alcohol testing; permitting the use of on-site testing under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 181.950, subdivisions 5 and 8, and by adding a subdivision; 181.951, subdivision 1; 181.953, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7; and 181.954, subdivision 1; 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

Goodno and Bradley introduced:

H. F. No. 702, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending the local intervention grant formula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256J.625.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 703, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the senior service corps volunteer programs.

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

Fuller, Otremba, Goodno, Nornes, Haas and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 704, A bill for an act relating to health; creating exception from criminal rehabilitation provisions for emergency medical services personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 364.09.

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

Opatz introduced:

H. F. No. 705, A bill for an act relating to land use; providing for state matching grants for purchase of development rights; appropriating money.

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

Goodno, Otremba, Boudreau, Abeler, Slawik and Walker introduced:

H. F. No. 706, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing eligibility for medical assistance for certain persons needing treatment for breast or cervical cancer; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.055, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

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

Skoglund, Stanek, Pugh, Tuma and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 707, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; classifying Carisoprodol as a controlled substance upon the effective date of a final rule adding Carisoprodol to the federal schedules of controlled substances; amending Laws 1997, chapter 239, article 4, section 15, as amended.

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

Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 708, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; clarifying exemption from registration taxes for certain well drilling machines, pump hoists, and other equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168.012, subdivision 5.

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

Opatz and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 709, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for a grant for parks and trails to the St. Cloud area joint powers board.

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

Wolf, Jennings and Paulsen introduced:

H. F. No. 710, A bill for an act relating to utilities; restructuring the regulation of electricity generation; providing for transition to a competitive industry; requiring restructuring plans; requiring unbundling of services; providing for recovery of stranded costs; requiring registration of suppliers; providing civil remedies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 272.027, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E.

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

Penas, Goodno, Mulder, Huntley, Otremba, Bradley, Harder, Daggett, Westrom, Peterson, Hilty, Sertich, Winter, Kalis, Lieder, Kubly and Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 711, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying summer health intern provisions; modifying provisions for grants to rural hospitals; funding the rural hospital, planning, and transition grant program; modifying student loan repayment provisions for health professionals; creating a health care technician loan forgiveness program; creating a rural hospital nurse loan forgiveness program; eliminating the sunset for medical assistance coverage of telemedicine consultations; funding rural health initiatives through the general fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.1464, subdivision 2; 144.147, subdivision 2; 144.148, subdivision 8; and 256B.0625, subdivision 3b; 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

Mares, Stanek and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 712, A bill for an act relating to retirement; changing contribution rates for the local government correctional service plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 353E.03.

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

Boudreau, Huntley, Bradley, Goodno and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 713, A bill for an act relating to human services; adding day training and habilitation services as a covered service under medical assistance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 252.43; and 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

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

Tingelstad, Jennings, Mahoney, Goodno and Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 714, A bill for an act relating to occupations; requiring plumbers to be licensed; establishing inspection requirements for new plumbing installations; allowing the commissioner to charge fees to hire staff; licensing restricted plumbing contractors; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.122; 326.01, by adding a subdivision; 326.37, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; 326.38; and 326.40, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 326.45.

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

Molnau introduced:

H. F. No. 715, A bill for an act relating to school buses; limiting authority to operate certain school buses without a school bus endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 171.321, subdivision 1.

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

Kielkucki introduced:

H. F. No. 716, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school district No. 111, Watertown-Mayer.

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

Gunther, Dorn, Kalis, Davids and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 717, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for a pilot project for the River Bend Rural Advanced Business Facilitation Program.

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

Skoe introduced:

H. F. No. 718, A bill for an act relating to probate; limiting effect of a medical assistance claim clearance provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 525.313.

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

Lieder and Skoe introduced:

H. F. No. 719, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for reconstruction and modification of the Ottertail dam on Red Lake river.

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

Wasiluk introduced:

H. F. No. 720, A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employee invention agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.

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

Larson and Gleason introduced:

H. F. No. 721, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for redevelopment grants for the city of Richfield.

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

Leighton; Bakk; Clark, K.; Rukavina and Marko introduced:

H. F. No. 722, A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; permitting injured employees a civil remedy if an employer willfully or repeatedly violated safety laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 182.666, subdivision 1.

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

Finseth, Skoe, Penas and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 723, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for state recreation areas.

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

Rhodes, Davids, Mares, Kahn and Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 724, A bill for an act relating to public contracts; specifying procedures to be followed for certain professional service contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

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

Tingelstad, Wagenius, Haas, Workman, Osthoff, Kelliher, Hausman, Jennings, Hackbarth, Mares, Rhodes, Vandeveer, Leppik, Pawlenty, Wasiluk, Pugh, Kahn, Lenczewski and Larson introduced:

H. F. No. 725, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the operation and maintenance of the metropolitan regional parks system.

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

Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 726, A bill for an act relating to retirement; unclassified employees retirement plan of the Minnesota state retirement system; authorizing a purchase of prior service credit for temporary full-time employment.

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

Clark, J.; Huntley; Koskinen; Clark, K., and Nornes introduced:

H. F. No. 727, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to place individual names on graves at regional treatment center cemeteries; appropriating money.

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

Sertich, Huntley, Rukavina, Dorn and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 728, A bill for an act relating to education finance; using a five-year average enrollment to calculate declining pupil revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5, 6, and 14.

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

Ozment; Mares; Boudreau; Goodwin; Pugh; Mariani; Huntley; Clark, K.; Dorman; Otremba; Rhodes; Sertich; McElroy and Walker introduced:

H. F. No. 729, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a nursing grant program for persons of color; modifying the summer health care interns program; modifying a nursing loan forgiveness program; establishing a rural nursing scholarship program and school nurse loan forgiveness program; providing rate increases to certain nursing facilities; establishing a community health care planning program; requiring a study; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 144.1464, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3; 144.1496, subdivision 3; and 256B.431, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 144; and 145.

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

Hausman and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 730, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; regulating transit on park roads in St. Paul; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.411, subdivision 5.

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

Pugh, Evans, Mares, Slawik, Thompson, Hilstrom, Schumacher and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 731, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for debt service equalization aid; lowering the property tax levy for new school buildings; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4 and 5; and 123B.54.

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

Thompson introduced:

H. F. No. 732, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit from the public employees retirement association.

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

Gleason, Kahn and Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 733, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the drug price control board; requiring the board to establish maximum manufacturer prices for prescription drugs and perform other duties; providing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 151.47, subdivision 1; and 325D.071; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.

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

Davnie, Leighton, Folliard, Paymar and Marquart introduced:

H. F. No. 734, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school lunches and breakfasts; expanding school eligibility for a fast break to learning grant; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 124D.111, subdivision 1; 124D.115, subdivision 3; and 124D.1155, subdivisions 2 and 3.

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

Leppik and Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 735, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prescribing restraint requirements for persons under age 18 in motor vehicles; requiring certain passengers to be transported in booster seats; extending seat belt use requirement to passengers in all seats of a passenger vehicle or commercial motor vehicle; eliminating certain exemptions from the seat belt requirement; increasing penalties for violation of child restraint and seat belt requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 169.685, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, and 7; and 169.686, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

Carlson, Dorn, Luther, Hausman and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 736, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; expanding the exemption for home heating fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.

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

Mariani and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 737, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring the collection and analysis of data and the adoption of policies on racial profiling; requiring the retention of an independent outside expert to analyze the data; requiring law enforcement training and conferences in eliminating racial profiling; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 13.871, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

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

Opatz, Wenzel, Schumacher and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 738, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Osskopp, Rifenberg, Dempsey, Osthoff, Pelowski, Kahn and Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 739, A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the 2004 Grand Excursion; appropriating money.

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

Sertich, Huntley, Rukavina, Dorn and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 740, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for districts with declining enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.05, subdivisions 5 and 6.

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

Goodwin, Evans, Dorn, Luther and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. No. 741, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding eligibility for the alternative facilities program to districts with older facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 742, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing prepaid medical assistance and prepaid general assistance medical care program capitation rates for nonmetropolitan counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.69, subdivision 5b.

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

Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 743, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for revenue for extracurricular activities; 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

Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 744, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the general education revenue formula; modifying the referendum allowance for the referendum revenue program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 126C.10, subdivision 1; and 126C.17, subdivision 1.

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

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