INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, February 13, 2003


The following House Files were introduced:

DeLaForest introduced:

H. F. 368, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of certain property used in constructing a fire department facility in the city of Ham Lake; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 369, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; exempting noncommercial seasonal recreational property from the state property tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 275.025, subdivision 3.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 370, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax; allowing a refund of sales tax related to bad debt losses of lender; changing the dates for filing a deduction or refund claim on bad debt loss; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 289A.40, subdivision 2; 289A.50, by adding a subdivision; 297A.81.

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

Dill, Rukavina, Peterson, Meslow and Blaine introduced:

H. F. 371, A bill for an act relating to towns; permitting certain town officers to serve concurrently as firefighters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 365.

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

Howes, Marquart and Paulsen introduced:

H. F. 372, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a reduced class rate for certain property bordering public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

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

Nornes, Boudreau, Huntley and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 373, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; removing the restriction of prescribing only topical legend drugs by board certified optometrists; requiring that legend drugs be used as included in optometry curricula; authorizing the prescription of controlled substances; amending reporting requirement of health professionals to include all legend drugs; requiring optometrists using legend drugs be held to the same standards as physicians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 147.111, subdivision 4; 148.574; 148.575, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.576; 148.577; 151.37, subdivision 11; 152.11, subdivision 2; 152.12, subdivisions 1, 4.

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

Sieben; Tingelstad; Rukavina; Sertich; Mahoney; Johnson, S.; Lenczewski; Bernardy; Clark; Hausman; Thao; Kelliher; Larson; Opatz; Slawik; Rhodes and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 374, A bill for an act relating to child safety; prohibiting the sale and commercial use of certain cribs; providing enforcement; 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.

Howes, Kuisle, Ozment, Solberg, Rukavina, Sviggum, Sertich, Urdahl and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 375, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing procedures and criteria for municipal annexation of unincorporated land; providing certain exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 414.011, subdivision 5; 414.031; 414.033, subdivision 2; 414.0335, subdivisions 1, 2; 414.035; 414.036; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414.

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

Wilkin, Bradley, Huntley, Finstad and Brod introduced:

H. F. 376, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying enrollee cost sharing provisions for health maintenance organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62D.095, subdivision 2.

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

Stang, Paulsen, Kelliher, Abeler, Solberg, Peterson and Davids introduced:

H. F. 377, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for construction of the Children's Theatre Company renovation and expansion; authorizing Hennepin county to undertake a program to provide certain facilities.

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

Larson introduced:

H. F. 378, A bill for an act relating to adoption; requiring a registered putative father to serve notice of a paternity action on an interested party; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 259.52, subdivision 10.

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

Wardlow; Lesch; Johnson, J.; Rhodes and Heidgerken introduced:

H. F. 379, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing capital cost avoidance for guaranteed savings 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.

Smith; Murphy; Rhodes; Fuller; Blaine; Strachan; Eastlund; Lipman; Anderson, J.; Soderstrom; Meslow and Powell introduced:

H. F. 380, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; requiring the commissioner of corrections to develop and report on a plan to increase state correctional capacity.

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

Strachan; Smith; Fuller; Blaine; Anderson, J.; Soderstrom; Meslow and Powell introduced:

H. F. 381, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; eliminating the prohibition on double bunking inmates at custody level five and six state correctional institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 243.53, subdivision 1.

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

Smith; Murphy; Rhodes; Fuller; Blaine; Strachan; Lipman; Anderson, J.; Soderstrom; Meslow and Powell introduced:

H. F. 382, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; making the collection of biological specimens from offenders for the purpose of future DNA analysis permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.119.

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

Ozment; Erhardt; Tingelstad; Swenson; Anderson, I., and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 383, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for environmental and natural resources projects approved by the legislative commission on Minnesota resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116P.09, subdivision 5; 116P.13, subdivision 1; 116P.14, subdivision 1.

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

Goodwin; Slawik; Koenen; Anderson, I.; Marquart; Thissen; Dorn; Sieben; Carlson; Mahoney; Hilty; Nelson, M.; Entenza; Wasiluk; Johnson, S.; Eken and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 384, A bill for an act relating to state government; placing limits on use of consultants; making changes in laws governing contracts, including contracts for professional or technical services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16A.11, subdivision 3; 16C.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 16C.06, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 16C.07; 16C.08, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

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

Fuller and Murphy introduced:

H. F. 385, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; providing a gross misdemeanor penalty for fifth degree arson when the conduct results in bodily harm to a person; updating the fine amount for a misdemeanor penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.5632.

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

Holberg, Pugh, Rhodes, Abeler, Solberg, Sieben, Paymar, Wasiluk, Davnie, Lenczewski, Atkins and Latz introduced:

H. F. 386, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying the limitation period for civil actions for personal injury based on childhood sexual abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 541.073.

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

Fuller and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 387, A bill for an act relating to crimes; establishing staggered sentencing program for DWI offenders; modifying other DWI-related provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169A.03, subdivision 21, by adding a subdivision; 169A.20, subdivision 2; 169A.275, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 169A.40, subdivision 3; 169A.44; 169A.51, subdivision 5; 169A.54, subdivision 6; 169A.60, subdivisions 8, 13; 169A.63, subdivision 1; 609.135, subdivision 2; 629.471, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A.

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

Abeler, Tingelstad, DeLaForest, Goodwin and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 388, A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining a locally controlled process for establishing hazardous traffic condition pupil transportation zones; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 123B.88, by adding a subdivision; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hornstein, Kelliher and Ellison introduced:

H. F. 389, A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; providing for the establishment of certain positions in the unclassified service of the city of Minneapolis by the Minneapolis city council.

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

Erickson, Solberg, Haas, Buesgens and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 390, A bill for an act relating to elections; eliminating the requirement for approval by the county auditor of an election conducted by mail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 204B.46.

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

Olsen, S.; Erickson; Solberg; Haas and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 391, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for elections for school districts to convert from election of school board members by election district to election at large; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 205A.12, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fuller and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 392, A bill for an act relating to vehicle forfeiture; clarifying and modifying certain definitions, standards, and procedures for vehicle forfeitures associated with driving while impaired; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169A.60, subdivisions 1, 14; 169A.63, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.

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

Goodwin introduced:

H. F. 393, A bill for an act relating to children; providing for an advisory task force on placement of high-risk youth; requiring a report.

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

Wardlow; Lesch; Johnson, J.; Rhodes; Buesgens; Otremba; Heidgerken and Sykora introduced:

H. F. 394, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; extending the maximum length of guaranteed energy savings contracts from ten to 15 years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.345, subdivision 13.

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

Abeler, Huntley, Lindner, Ellison, Tingelstad, Jaros, Nornes, Pugh, Gunther, Walker, Walz, Rhodes, Cornish and Haas introduced:

H. F. 395, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; increasing and reallocating fees charged to reinstate revoked drivers' licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.29, subdivision 2.

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

Nelson, P. introduced:

H. F. 396, A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of $6,800,000 in state trunk highway bonds for construction of a new bridge on marked trunk highway 95.

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

Davids; Hoppe; Urdahl; Anderson, J.; Hausman; Ozment; Cornish and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 397, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; funding for the RIM conservation reserve program.

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

Wasiluk, Wagenius and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 398, A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing for portable fuel container spillage control; 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.

Kuisle, Lieder and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 399, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing procedures for authorization and issuance of special license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Howes, Blaine, Lindgren, Walz and Fuller introduced:

H. F. 400, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Mississippi headwaters board.

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

Rukavina and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 401, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to seek federal approval for home delivery of WIC supplemental foods.

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

Carlson, Davnie, Eken, Bernardy, Greiling, Biernat, Latz, Slawik, Opatz, Pelowski, Goodwin, Mariani and Jaros introduced:

H. F. 402, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a principled pay practices system; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.413; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 122A.414; 122A.415.

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

Solberg; Anderson, I., and Fuller introduced:

H. F. 403, A bill for an act relating to the county of Itasca; authorizing issuance of bonds for construction of a nursing home facility.

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

Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 404, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis teachers retirement fund association; authorizing retroactive qualified part-time teacher program coverage for the 2001-2002 school year for an eligible teacher.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 405, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the phase-out of limited market value; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 406, A bill for an act relating to levy limits; extending levy limits to taxes levied in 2003 and 2004; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 275.71, subdivisions 2, 4, 5.

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

Howes, Tingelstad, Hackbarth, Kahn, Dill, Rhodes, Koenen, Cornish, Hoppe, Solberg, Hilty, Wasiluk, Samuelson, Lindgren, Cox, Peterson, Penas, Swenson, Strachan and Ozment introduced:

H. F. 407, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; moving the Minnesota conservation corps to the friends of the Minnesota conservation corps, an existing nonprofit corporation; transferring assets to the Minnesota conservation corps; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.0887; 84.98; 84.99.

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

Mariani, Mahoney and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 408, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring recitation of the pledge of allegiance in all public schools; providing for instruction in the proper etiquette, display, and respect of the United States flag; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 121A.11, by adding subdivisions; 124D.10, subdivision 8.

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

Anderson, I. introduced:

H. F. 409, A bill for an act relating to state employees; requiring health coverage for state employees to permit unrestricted choice of health care provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 43A.23, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler, Otremba, Samuelson, Nornes and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. 410, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring specialized Alzheimer's disease training; providing for certain grants; requiring the development of nursing assistant training models; expanding Alzheimer's disease training for family caregivers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144A.04, by adding a subdivision; 144A.38, by adding a subdivision; 144A.45, by adding a subdivision; 144A.61, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0928; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144D.

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

Boudreau, Wilkin, Samuelson, Bradley and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 411, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the Minnesota board on aging to establish and administer a prescription drug assistance program; transferring appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256.975, by adding a subdivision.

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

Abeler, Bradley, Rhodes, Huntley, Otremba and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 412, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing a council on disability provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 256.482, subdivision 8.

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

Samuelson, Bernardy, Goodwin, Tingelstad and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 413, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a levy for independent school district No. 14, Fridley.

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

Cox; Hackbarth; Otremba; Ozment; Rhodes; Tingelstad; Hoppe; Cornish; Kelliher; Nelson, P.; Finstad; Peterson; Harder; Magnus and Swenson introduced:

H. F. 414, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; updating soil and water conservation district law; changing requirements for petitions and elections relating to soil and water conservation districts; allowing counties the option to authorize soil and water conservation district levies; adding soil and water conservation districts to the definition of special taxing district; clarifying removal provisions for soil and water conservation district supervisors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 103A.206; 103C.005; 103C.101, subdivisions 6, 9, by adding a subdivision; 103C.201, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8; 103C.205; 103C.211; 103C.225, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 8; 103C.305, subdivision 1; 103C.311, subdivisions 1, 2; 103C.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 103C.331, subdivisions 11, 12, 16, 19, by adding a subdivision; 103C.401, subdivisions 1, 2; 275.066; 351.14, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 103C.301.

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

Borrell introduced:

H. F. 415, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan council; removing the city of Rockford from the jurisdiction of the metropolitan council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 473.121, subdivision 2; 473.123, subdivision 3c.

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

Anderson, J.; Murphy; Strachan; Smith and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 416, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; defining the crime of attempted manufacture of methamphetamine; prescribing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 152.021, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 152.135, subdivision 4.

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

Pugh and Smith introduced:

H. F. 417, A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain procedures for removal of a child's residence from Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 518.1705, subdivision 7; 518.175, subdivision 3; 518.18.

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

DeLaForest, Adolphson, Nornes and Walz introduced:

H. F. 418, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of special "United We Stand" license plates; creating a Minnesota antiterrorism account and requiring annual contributions as a condition of using the special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Sykora, Abeler, Otremba, Boudreau and Bradley introduced:

H. F. 419, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing child care licensing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 245A.14, subdivision 8.

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

Wasiluk and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 420, A bill for an act relating to human services licensing; modifying requirements for location of adult foster care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 245A.11, by adding a subdivision.

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

Buesgens, Abrams, Heidgerken, Fuller, Severson, Nornes and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 421, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the valuation and tax deferment of open space to auto racing tracks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 273.112, subdivision 3.

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

Abeler, Juhnke, Wilkin and Swenson introduced:

H. F. 422, A bill for an act relating to education; removing certain restrictions on distribution of staff development revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 122A.60, subdivisions 1, 3; 122A.61, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 423, A bill for an act relating to education finance; reducing the required revenue reserved for staff development activities from two percent to one percent of a district's basic general education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.

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

Nelson, C.; Seagren; Biernat; Demmer; Sykora; Erickson; Borrell; Kuisle; Bradley and Brod introduced:

H. F. 424, A bill for an act relating to education; revising charter school leave provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 124D.10, subdivision 20.

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

Wasiluk, Lenczewski and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 425, A bill for an act relating to human services licensing; modifying requirements for location of residential programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 245A.11, subdivision 4.

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