INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, February 19, 2004


The following House Files were introduced:

Abeler and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2175, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying licensing requirements for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and occupational therapy practitioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 148.6402, by adding a subdivision; 148.6403, subdivision 5; 148.6405; 148.6428; 148.6443, subdivisions 1, 5; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 148.5161, subdivision 4; 148.5175; 148.518; 148.5193, subdivision 1.

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

Goodwin; Biernat; Bernardy; Eken; Slawik; Clark; Kelliher; Ellison; Thao; Mahoney; Lesch; Koenen; Johnson, S.; Atkins; Greiling; Carlson; Davnie and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2176, A bill for an act relating to education; extending the dates by when the education commissioner must submit proposed social studies standards and when students must complete social studies course credit requirements for graduation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024.

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

Jaros, Urdahl, Biernat, Heidgerken, Davnie and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2177, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for certain qualifications for members of the Board of Regents and Board of Trustees.

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

Fuller introduced:

H. F. 2178, A bill for an act relating to higher education; making changes to postsecondary enrollment options; requiring equivalent admission standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 135A.101, by adding a subdivision.

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

Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2179, A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees retirement association; permitting a onetime second chance actuarial equivalent optional retirement annuity election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 353.30, by adding a subdivision.

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

Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2180, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; authorizing a onetime second chance actuarial equivalent optional retirement annuity election in certain instances.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 2181, A bill for an act relating to the senate; prohibiting action on confirmation of an appointment after adjournment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 15.066, subdivision 2.

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

Penas, Lindgren, Lieder, Lanning, Marquart and Eken introduced:

H. F. 2182, 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.

Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2183, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the exemption from medical assistance co-payments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256B.0631, subdivision 2.

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

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 2184, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying gift ban for prescription drug practitioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 151.461.

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

Wilkin introduced:

H. F. 2185, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the disclosure of certain information to certain investigatory entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 45.027, subdivision 7a; 60A.03, subdivision 9; 60A.031, subdivision 4.

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

Mariani; Abeler; Hausman; Mahoney; Meslow; Johnson, S., and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2186, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire and refurbish the Union Depot concourse in the city of St. Paul.

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

Stang, Sertich, Davids, Osterman and Walz introduced:

H. F. 2187, A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring debt collection agency employees to be registered instead of licensed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 332.33; 332.335, subdivision 1; 332.35; 332.37; 332.395; 332.40; 332.41; 332.42; 332.43, subdivision 1.

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

Cox; Nelson, P.; Finstad; Huntley and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2188, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the division of costs for ICFs/MR; requiring an ICF/MR plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256B.19, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, I. introduced:

H. F. 2189, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to use health and safety revenue for new construction.

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

Wilkin and Gerlach introduced:

H. F. 2190, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for validation of school district superintendent employment contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.143, by adding a subdivision.

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

Seagren and Sieben introduced:

H. F. 2191, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the membership of the Commission on National and Community Service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.385, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 124D.41; 124D.42, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7; 124D.43; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.42, subdivisions 3, 6.

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

Penas introduced:

H. F. 2192, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for county roadwork in Roseau County; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Rhodes, Bernardy and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 2193, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school districts to levy for certain unreimbursed pupil transportation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

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

Davids, Pugh, Sertich and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2194, A bill for an act relating to insurance; automobile; regulating claims practices; prohibiting discrimination against certain collision repair shops; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 72A.201, subdivision 6.

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

Lindgren, Fuller, Urdahl, Simpson, Blaine and Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. 2195, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for telecommunications/Internet access equity aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 127A.45, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.

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

Thao; Johnson, S.; Thissen; Hornstein; Ellison; Walker; Jaros and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2196, A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing the limit on funding for limited English proficiency programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 126C.10, subdivision 4.

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

Bernardy, Hornstein, Greiling, Murphy and Entenza introduced:

H. F. 2197, A bill for an act relating to alcoholic beverages; providing minimum administrative penalties for sales to underage persons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

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

Magnus, Peterson, Seifert, Finstad and Harder introduced:

H. F. 2198, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for floodwater retention systems in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin.

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

Wilkin introduced:

H. F. 2199, A bill for an act relating to the State Lottery; amending provisions relating to the director; providing for review and approval of lottery budget; creating a task force and requiring a report; providing for allocation and transfer of certain unclaimed prize money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 349A.02, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivision 6; 349A.15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 349A.02, subdivision 2.

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

Magnus, Hilty, Harder, Simpson, Marquart, Swenson, Gunther and Ruth introduced:

H. F. 2200, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing that property used for child care located in homestead property is assessed as part of the homestead property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 273.124, subdivision 1.

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

Westrom, Davids, Juhnke and Anderson, I. introduced:

H. F. 2201, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring wireless telecommunications providers to offer statewide service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Westrom; Gunther; Westerberg; Juhnke; Anderson, I.; Simpson and Davids introduced:

H. F. 2202, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring certain renewable energy expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 216B.2411, subdivision 1.

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

Lipman and Murphy introduced:

H. F. 2203, A bill for an act relating to corrections; extension of the MINNCOR Task Force; authorizing goals for the task force; prohibiting colleges and universities from evading purchasing requirements by specification variation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 16B.181, subdivision 2; 16B.335, subdivision 3.

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

Adolphson, Seagren, Latz, Erickson, Newman, Klinzing, Sykora and Paulsen introduced:

H. F. 2204, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a trial period of student transportation fees.

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

Dorn introduced:

H. F. 2205, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the alternative facilities program criteria; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 2206, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Hennepin County.

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

Bradley, Boudreau, Huntley, Otremba, Dempsey, Abeler, Samuelson and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2207, A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying that individuals may participate in pharmaceutical manufacturer's rebate programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62J.23, subdivision 2.

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

Osterman, Mahoney, Gunther, Sertich and Davids introduced:

H. F. 2208, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing assistance to Minnesota businesses seeking federal contracts; appropriating money.

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

Urdahl, Sertich, Carlson, Lindgren, Osterman and Cox introduced:

H. F. 2209, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring academic standards and instruction in physical education and health education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 120B.021; 120B.022, subdivision 1; 120B.024; 120B.30, subdivision 1a.

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

Erhardt, Lieder, Seagren and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 2210, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing Road User Fee Task Force.

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

Rukavina and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 2211, A bill for an act relating to building codes; requiring certain modular residential structures and prefabricated homes to be in compliance with certain building codes; requiring certain inspections; providing for rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. 2212, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying electronic licensing provisions; clarifying certain wild rice provisions; modifying disposition of certain proceeds; modifying snowmobile training and operating requirements; modifying certain fee provisions; eliminating RIM work plan requirement; modifying reporting requirements; modifying motorboat equipment and noise provisions; modifying provisions for cross-country ski passes; providing for certain refunds, fees, and commissions; modifying authority to issue and sell licenses and appoint agents; modifying nonresident minnow transport requirements; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.027, subdivision 15; 84.091, subdivision 1; 84.83, subdivision 2; 84.86, subdivision 1; 84.862, subdivisions 1, 3; 84.87, subdivision 2; 84.872, subdivision 1; 85.41, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 85.43; 86B.321, subdivision 2; 86B.521, subdivisions 1, 2; 97A.055, subdivision 4; 97A.311, by adding a subdivision; 97A.434, subdivision 3; 97A.4742, subdivision 4; 97A.485, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7, 11; 97C.501, subdivision 4; 97C.525, subdivisions 3, 5; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 84.862, subdivision 2a; 97A.475, subdivision 26; 97A.485, subdivision 6; 103G.615, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.862, subdivision 2; 84.95, subdivision 3; 97A.485, subdivisions 2, 8, 10; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 97A.475, subdivision 28.

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

Cornish, Hackbarth, Hoppe, Smith and Dill introduced:

H. F. 2213, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying requirements for certain equipment used by the department; exempting certain patrol vehicles from the security barrier requirement; providing for designation of certain enforcement personnel by commissioner's order; providing for enforcement of certain rules; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 84.025, subdivision 10; 84.03; 85.052, subdivision 1; 89.031; 89.19; 89.21; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 84.029, subdivision 1; 84A.02; 84A.21; 84A.32, subdivision 1; 84A.55, subdivision 8; 85.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Pugh and Boudreau introduced:

H. F. 2214, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring that certain information be provided to persons whose continuation health coverage is about to expire; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62A.65, subdivision 5.

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

Kahn; Greiling; Murphy; Bernardy; Thissen; Kelliher; Hilty; Walker; Johnson, S.; Hausman; Carlson; Dorn; Entenza; Hilstrom; Ellison; Hornstein; Latz; Solberg; Clark; Sieben; Lenczewski; Pelowski; Mahoney; Opatz; Larson; Rukavina and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2215, A bill for an act relating to local government; removing restrictions and eliminating a moratorium on equitable compensation reporting requirements for political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 471.999.

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

Stang, Sertich, Davids, Walz and Osterman introduced:

H. F. 2216, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; clarifying the status of industrial loan and thrift companies that accept deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 53.01.

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

Meslow, DeLaForest, Walz and Strachan introduced:

H. F. 2217, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring vehicles to wait at railroad crossings until roadway is clear; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169.26, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 169.28, subdivision 1.

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

Penas introduced:

H. F. 2218, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for public and private sales of certain state lands; removing land from certain state forests; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 13, section 16.

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

Hilstrom, Paymar, Lesch, Murphy and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2219, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; appropriating money for bracelets with tracking devices to monitor sex offenders.

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

Hilstrom; Meslow; Lesch; Strachan; Johnson, S.; Paymar; Murphy and Smith introduced:

H. F. 2220, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention and public safety; requiring that level III predatory offenders be photographed twice a year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 243.166, subdivision 4.

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

Nelson, C.; Abeler; Otto and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2221, A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring the special education program growth factors; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 125A.76, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 1; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 3, section 20, subdivisions 2, 6.

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

Vandeveer, Lipman, McNamara and Otto introduced:

H. F. 2222, A bill for an act relating to Washington County; authorizing the county to pay its employees by direct deposit.

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

Abeler and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2223, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing counties to decide whether to contract for case management services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256B.0596.

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

Abeler and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2224, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing counties to carryforward unused funds from the child care basic sliding fee fund.

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

Abeler and Goodwin introduced:

H. F. 2225, A bill for an act relating to public employment; expanding access to group long-term care coverage to certain political subdivision employees; providing for exchange and protection of data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 43A.318, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Finstad introduced:

H. F. 2226, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing noxious weed eradication requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 18.80, subdivision 1; 18.81, subdivision 1; 18.83, subdivisions 1, 3, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 18.81, subdivision 3; 18.84, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 18.79, subdivisions 7, 8; 18.84, subdivision 2.

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

Gerlach, Gunther, Simpson, Pugh and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2227, A bill for an act relating to manufactured home parks; clarifying certain requirements relating to collection of utility charges as rent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 327C.02, subdivision 2; 327C.04, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lanning, Koenen, Juhnke, Cox and Dill introduced:

H. F. 2228, A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing grants to municipalities for wastewater treatment projects needed to meet total maximum daily load plan requirements; authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.182, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.

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

Juhnke, Peterson, Koenen, Dill, Otto and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 2229, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for research into creating hydrogen from ethanol to be used to produce affordable electricity; appropriating money.

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

Koenen and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2230, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 2180, M.A.C.C.R.A.Y.

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

Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2231, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the commissioner of corrections to convene an end-of-confinement review committee to assess the risk level of offenders coming into Minnesota from another state; clarifying current law requiring assessment of offenders released from federal facilities; allowing community notification pursuant to a risk level assigned in another state; requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to forward registration and notification information on certain offenders to the Department of Corrections; directing the commissioner of corrections to determine whether notification laws of other states are comparable to Minnesota's notification law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 243.166, subdivision 9; 244.052, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

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

Abeler, Mullery, Tingelstad and Ellison introduced:

H. F. 2232, A bill for an act relating to health; banning certain substances after a certain date; 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.

Greiling and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2233, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Opatz introduced:

H. F. 2234, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring provision of a cable service consumer complaint telephone number; authorizing a penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 238.

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

Sertich; Gunther; Anderson, B.; Kohls; Mahoney and Kuisle introduced:

H. F. 2235, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying definitions; making technical, housekeeping, and policy changes; modifying penalty provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 176.011, subdivision 20; 268.035, subdivisions 3, 8a, 12a, 17, 20, 23a, 28, by adding a subdivision; 268.043; 268.044, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 268.051, subdivisions 4, 7; 268.0511; 268.053, subdivision 2; 268.057, as amended; 268.058, as amended; 268.059, subdivision 3; 268.0625, as amended; 268.064, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.065, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.085, subdivisions 2, 12, 13a, 14; 268.095, subdivisions 4, 6a; 268.101, subdivisions 2, 4; 268.103; 268.105, as amended; 268.115, subdivision 5; 268.125, subdivision 5; 268.135, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 268.145, subdivision 1; 268.18, subdivisions 2b, 6; 268.182; 268.184; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 268.035, subdivision 15; 268.042, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.044, subdivisions 1, 1a; 268.045; 268.047, subdivision 5; 268.051, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3, 5, 6; 268.052, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.053, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.059, subdivision 1; 268.063; 268.066; 268.067; 268.0675; 268.07, subdivision 2; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 3; 268.101, subdivisions 3, 3a; 268.18, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.186; 268.19, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.

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

Olson, M.; Hackbarth; Erickson; Anderson, B.; Opatz and Severson introduced:

H. F. 2236, A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 10; appropriating money.

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

Ellison; Biernat; Clark; Paymar; Mariani; Mahoney; Entenza; Lesch; Johnson, S.; Thao; Walker and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2237, A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring integration revenue to its former amounts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 124D.86, subdivision 3; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 9, article 2, section 55, subdivision 5.

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

Thissen; Biernat; Clark; Kelliher; Paymar; Ellison; Davnie; Mariani; Mahoney; Entenza; Lesch; Thao; Johnson, S.; Walker; Hornstein; Hausman and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2238, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing voluntary full-day kindergarten; authorizing prekindergarten school readiness services for certain four-year-old students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.

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

Mariani, Greiling, Eken and Biernat introduced:

H. F. 2239, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant to establish supportive community partnerships; appropriating money.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 2240, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an exception to the lease levy requirements for Independent School District No. 861, Winona.

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

Bradley, Boudreau and Wilkin introduced:

H. F. 2241, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the maximum rate paid for child care assistance; limiting the number of absent days reimbursed under child care assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 119B.13, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

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

Sykora, Dill, Seagren and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2242, A resolution memorializing Minnesota's Congressional Delegation to authorize an increase in the existing Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) reservation fee to be allocated to Minnesota's Permanent School Fund.

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

Samuelson, Lanning, Nornes, Harder, Ruth, Soderstrom, Gunther, Vandeveer, Otremba, Huntley and Severson introduced:

H. F. 2243, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing counties and cities to impose administrative penalties on certain speed limit law violators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 169.022; 169.99, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

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

Samuelson, Jacobson, Greiling, Meslow, Lesch, Slawik, Wasiluk and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 2244, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for dues to the Ramsey County League of Local Governments; amending Laws 1963, chapter 728, section 1, as amended.

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

Samuelson, Jacobson and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 2245, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a lease levy for Independent School District No. 621, Mounds View.

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

Samuelson; Boudreau; Bradley; Otremba; Huntley; Penas; Wilkin; Ruth; Soderstrom; Beard; Gunther; Cornish; Johnson, J.; Dempsey; Vandeveer; Finstad; Severson; Walker; Borrell and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2246, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the nursing facility survey process; establishing a quality improvement program; requiring annual quality improvement reports; requiring the commissioner of health to seek federal waivers and approvals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 144A.10, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A.

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

Westerberg; Kuisle; Anderson, B.; Lieder; Davids; Johnson, J.; Holberg; Juhnke; Nelson, P.; Hackbarth; Lindner; Tingelstad; Jacobson; Vandeveer; DeLaForest; Adolphson; Erhardt; Simpson; Gunther; Erickson; McNamara and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2247, A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to prepare a preliminary plan for a second beltline around the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2248, A bill for an act relating to retirement; teacher retirement plans; authorizing purchase of service credit for out-of-state public college and university teaching; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 354.534, subdivision 1; 354A.098, subdivision 1.

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

Cox, Pelowski, Ozment, Peterson, Hackbarth, Hoppe, McNamara, Tingelstad, Erhardt, Davids, Penas, Lindgren and Simpson introduced:

H. F. 2249, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for conservation easements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Mahoney, Bradley and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 2250, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing funding for biotechnology and health science zone projects; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 116J.571; 116J.572, subdivisions 2, 4; 116J.573, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 116J.574, subdivision 2; 116J.575, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2251, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for or provision of language interpreter services for enrollees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Harder introduced:

H. F. 2252, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the North Windom Industrial Park.

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

Dill; Penas; Anderson, I.; Eken and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2253, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to classify certain loans made under the rural hospital capital improvement grant and loan program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 144.148, by adding a subdivision.

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

Otto; Greiling; Hausman; Bernardy; Nelson, M., and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2254, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the health and safety revenue program to include arsenic remediation expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 123B.57, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 123B.57, subdivisions 1, 6.

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

Anderson, B.; Lesch; Davids; Haas; Erickson and Anderson, I. introduced:

H. F. 2255, A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.

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

Bradley, Samuelson, Rhodes, Huntley, Abrams, Mahoney and Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 2256, 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 2002, section 295.582.

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

Ellison, Walker, Hornstein, Biernat and Thao introduced:

H. F. 2257, A bill for an act relating to landlord tenant; requiring expungement of court eviction records after one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 504B.241, subdivision 4.

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

Wilkin introduced:

H. F. 2258, A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing risk-based capital requirements for health organizations; establishing the minimum standard of valuation for health insurance; enacting model regulations of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; regulating loss revenue certifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 60A.129, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

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

Blaine introduced:

H. F. 2259, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; increasing the criminal penalties for interfering with privacy; increasing the age of protected minor victims for enhanced penalties for this crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 609.746, subdivision 1.

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

Blaine introduced:

H. F. 2260, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Fletcher Creek Flood Control Project.

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

Blaine introduced:

H. F. 2261, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for improvements to the Pine Grove Park Zoo in Little Falls.

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

Blaine introduced:

H. F. 2262, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a park-and-ride lot for the Soo Line Corridor on Highway 10 in Morrison County.

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

Abrams, Lenczewski, Sviggum, Kuisle and Paulsen introduced:

H. F. 2263, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; limiting the tax benefits of lease-in lease-out transactions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivisions 19c, 19d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Goodwin; Huntley; Wasiluk; Rukavina; Koenen; Eken; Johnson, S.; Sertich; Bernardy; Atkins; Greiling; Carlson; Davnie; Clark; Hilty and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2264, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state service contracts and solicitations for state service contracts to contain information on where work will be performed; requiring state contractors to disclose certain information from people they contact; requiring a report; 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.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 2265, A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for administrative penalty orders; providing civil penalties; requiring an implementation plan; providing a rulemaking exemption; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Zellers introduced:

H. F. 2266, A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing state bonds for Central Avenue and Jefferson Highway project in Osseo; appropriating money.

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

Anderson, J.; Marquart; Knoblach; Blaine; Gunther; Simpson; Lindgren; Davids; Magnus; Demmer and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2267, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing maximum state participation limits for certain rural finance authority programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 41B.039, subdivision 2; 41B.04, subdivision 8; 41B.042, subdivision 4; 41B.043, subdivision 1b; 41B.045, subdivision 2; 41B.046, subdivision 5; 41B.047, subdivision 4; 41B.049, subdivision 5.

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

Magnus, Westrom, Cox, Gunther, Beard and Simpson introduced:

H. F. 2268, A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating wind energy development; extending duration of position of reliability administrator; establishing temporary position of renewable energy development director; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 216B.243, by adding a subdivision; 216C.052, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 216C.

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

Huntley, Paymar, Opatz, Otremba and Walker introduced:

H. F. 2269, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying date of application for general assistance medical care; reducing the co-payment for inpatient hospitalization services under general assistance medical care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Adolphson, Lenczewski, Buesgens, Lanning, Severson, Hornstein and Ellison introduced:

H. F. 2270, A bill for an act relating to official publications; changing provisions for publication of public notices in newspapers; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 279.09; 279.092; 331A.01, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 9, 10; 331A.02, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 331A.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 331A.04, as amended; 331A.05, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7, by adding a subdivision; 331A.06, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 331A.07; 331A.08, by adding a subdivision; 331A.09; 331A.10, subdivision 1; 331A.11, subdivisions 1, 2; 375.12, subdivision 2; 375.17, subdivision 1; 412.191, subdivision 3; 471.698, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 331A.01, subdivision 5; 331A.02, subdivision 2.

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

Juhnke, Peterson, Koenen, Dill and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 2271, A bill for an act relating to education; making changes to county extension work; requiring county contributions for county extension offices; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 38.35.

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

Juhnke, Peterson, Koenen, Dill and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 2272, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring county extension office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 38.331, subdivision 2; 38.35.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2273, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain state government telemarketing and telephone center services contracts; imposing certain customer sales or service call center requirements; prescribing a criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16C; 325F.

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

Bradley, Huntley, Osterman, Finstad and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2274, A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying regulation of joint self-insurance employee benefit plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62H.01; 62H.02; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 62H.07.

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

Biernat, Smith and Clark introduced:

H. F. 2275, A bill for an act relating to peace officers; clarifying when a peace officer may recoup attorney fees and costs in a civilian complaint proceeding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 471.44, subdivision 2.

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

Meslow, Lesch, Latz and Ellison introduced:

H. F. 2276, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; defining collateral sanctions; requiring the revisor of statutes to create a new statutory chapter containing cross-references to collateral sanction laws located throughout Minnesota Statutes.

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

Abeler and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2277, A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to licensing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 245A.02, subdivisions 2a, 5a, 7, 10, 14, by adding a subdivision; 245A.03, subdivision 3; 245A.04, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions; 245A.05; 245A.06, subdivisions 2, 4; 245A.07, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3; 245A.08, subdivision 5; 245A.16, subdivision 4; 245A.22, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 241.021, subdivision 6; 245A.03, subdivision 2; 245A.04, subdivision 1; 245A.08, subdivisions 1, 2a; 245A.16, subdivision 1; 245A.22, subdivision 3; 245C.02, subdivision 18; 245C.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 245C.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6; 245C.08, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 245C.09, subdivision 1; 245C.13, subdivision 1; 245C.14, subdivision 1; 245C.15, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 245C.16, subdivision 1; 245C.17, subdivisions 1, 3; 245C.18; 245C.20; 245C.21, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 245C.22, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6; 245C.23, subdivisions 1, 2; 245C.25; 245C.26; 245C.27, subdivisions 1, 2; 245C.28, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 245C.29, subdivision 2; 256.045, subdivisions 3, 3b; 626.556, subdivision 10i; 626.557, subdivision 9d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2b; 245C.02, subdivision 17; Minnesota Rules, parts 9543.0040, subpart 3; 9543.1000; 9543.1010; 9543.1020; 9543.1030; 9543.1040; 9543.1050; 9543.1060; 9545.1200; 9545.1210; 9545.1220; 9545.1230; 9545.1240; 9545.1250; 9545.1260; 9545.1270; 9545.1280; 9545.1290; 9545.1300; 9545.1310; 9545.1320.

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

Atkins; Nelson, M.; Sieben; Hilstrom and Goodwin introduced:

H. F. 2278, A bill for an act relating to individual income taxes; providing a subtraction for expenses related to organ donation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Murphy, Jaros and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2279, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an academic and services addition at Lake Superior College.

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

Huntley, Greiling, Wagenius, Goodwin, Solberg, Davnie, Lesch, Kelliher, Carlson, Dill, Lieder, Eken, Pelowski, Dorn, Koenen, Peterson, Murphy, Kahn, Bernardy and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2280, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying premium rate restrictions; modifying cost containment provisions; providing for an electronic medical record system; modifying certain loan forgiveness programs; modifying medical assistance, general assistance medical care and MinnesotaCare programs; authorizing the sale of bonds; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 62A.65, subdivision 3; 62J.04, by adding a subdivision; 62J.301, subdivision 3; 62J.38; 62L.08, subdivision 8; 256.9693; 256B.03, subdivision 3; 256B.0625, subdivision 3b, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 62J.04, subdivision 3; 62J.692, subdivision 3; 144.1501, subdivisions 2, 4; 256.954, subdivisions 4, 6, 10; 256B.061; 256B.0625, subdivision 9; 256B.69, subdivision 2; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256L.03, subdivision 1; 256L.05, subdivision 4; 256L.07, subdivision 1; 256L.12, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62J; 62Q; 256B; 256L; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 256.954, subdivision 12; 256B.0631; 256L.035.

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

Lipman and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2281, A bill for an act relating to crime victims; authorizing providing information to victims of juvenile acts; clarifying the definition of victim; authorizing release of an offender's current city of residence upon request by a victim; reducing the time of the nonliable spouse to file a claim under the Revenue Recapture Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.84, by adding a subdivision; 260B.163, subdivision 1; 611A.01; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 260B.171, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270A.

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

Strachan, Sviggum, Smith, Hoppe and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 2282, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; authorizing the commissioner of public safety to impose fees on local users of CriMNet to support the capital cost of its development; authorizing the issuance of state revenue bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

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

Goodwin, Davnie, Lindner, Atkins and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2283, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing a property tax reduction for structures contaminated by mold; establishing a Homeowners Protection Act of 2004; adding attorney fees to damages for breach of new home and home improvement warranties; limiting exclusions or modifications of new home and home improvement warranties; establishing a voluntary home inspector certification program; regulating subcontractor notice for purposes of enforcing mechanical liens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 273.123, by adding a subdivision; 327A.04; 327A.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 514.011, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 325E; 326; 337.

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

Johnson, J.; Abrams; Dempsey; Rhodes; Paulsen; Adolphson; Klinzing; Erhardt; Lenczewski; Seagren; Smith and Sykora introduced:

H. F. 2284, A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the referendum allowance limit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 126C.17, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.

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

Wardlow, Erickson, Lindner, Klinzing, Urdahl, Sykora, Eastlund, Zellers and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 2285, A bill for an act relating to education; delaying student progress to next grade level for absence from school and performance below grade level; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Hilstrom, Paymar, Rhodes and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2286, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting possessing dangerous weapons, replica firearms, or BB guns on youth organization property; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 609.66, subdivision 1d.

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

Abeler; Greiling; Anderson, J., and Eken introduced:

H. F. 2287, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for seclusion with aversive and deprivation procedures; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 121A.66, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 121A.67.

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

Biernat introduced:

H. F. 2288, A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying conciliation court debtor disclosures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 491A.02, subdivision 9.

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

Sykora, Greiling, Hornstein and Seagren introduced:

H. F. 2289, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the adult basic education formula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 124D.52, subdivision 3; 124D.531, subdivisions 1, 4.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 2290, A bill for an act relating to sentencing; adding the commissioner of public safety to the Sentencing Guidelines Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 244.09, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Huntley and Murphy introduced:

H. F. 2291, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a grant to Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, for construction costs and related improvements to Grant Magnet School; authorizing bonds; appropriating money.

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

Huntley, Jaros and Murphy introduced:

H. F. 2292, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Great Lakes Commission.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2293, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to implement a program to obtain discounted prescription drugs through Canadian pharmacies; establishing a Web site for ordering prescription drugs; providing state and local employee health plans, state health care programs, health plan companies, and Minnesota residents access to discounted prescription drugs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 151.19, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Kuisle, Magnus, Heidgerken, Harder, Urdahl, Blaine, Juhnke, Swenson, Koenen, Dorman, Gunther, Demmer and Boudreau introduced:

H. F. 2294, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for conservation easements; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Johnson, J. introduced:

H. F. 2295, A bill for an act relating to civil rights; authorizing county attorneys to join the action as a party when a felon petitions the court to have firearm possession rights restored; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 609.165, subdivision 1d.

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

Erhardt, Walz, Kelliher, Kuisle and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2296, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that a peace officer assigned to a bomb squad unit may operate any vehicle or combination of vehicles while engaged in bomb squad duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.02, subdivision 2.

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

Seifert, Gunther, Sykora, Osterman, Dorn, Walz, Sertich and Severson introduced:

H. F. 2297, A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; authorizing a transfer of funds.

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

Abrams, Ozment, Lenczewski, Dempsey, Pugh, Gunther and Brod introduced:

H. F. 2298, A bill for an act providing for designation of an international economic development zone; providing tax incentives; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 469; 477A.

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

Abrams, Lenczewski, Jacobson, Pugh, Gunther and Brod introduced:

H. F. 2299, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting publicly traded partnerships from the withholding requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 290.92, subdivision 4b.

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

Abrams, Pugh, Jacobson, Brod, Lenczewski, Kuisle, Harder and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 2300, A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical, clarifying, and administrative changes to certain taxes and tax provisions, data disclosure provisions, local government aid provisions, and sustainable forest incentive provisions; changing civil penalties; repealing obsolete rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 270.65; 270B.12, subdivision 9; 272.01, subdivision 2; 272.02, subdivisions 1a, 7, by adding subdivisions; 273.124, subdivision 8; 273.19, subdivision 1a; 274.14; 275.065, subdivision 1a; 275.07, subdivisions 1, 4; 282.016; 282.21; 282.224; 282.301; 287.04; 289A.37, subdivision 5; 289A.38, subdivision 6; 289A.60, subdivision 6; 290.06, subdivision 22; 290.92, subdivision 1; 290C.05; 295.50, subdivision 4; 296A.22, by adding a subdivision; 297E.01, subdivisions 5, 7, by adding subdivisions; 297E.07; 297I.01, by adding a subdivision; 297I.05, subdivision 4; 325D.33, subdivision 6; 473.843, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, sections 168A.05, subdivision 1a; 274.014, subdivision 3; 276.112; 289A.19, subdivision 4; 289A.40, subdivision 2; 290.01, subdivision 19a; 290.0674, subdivision 1; 297A.668, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 297A.669, subdivision 16; 297A.68, subdivisions 2, 5, 39; 297F.08, subdivision 12; 297F.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 477A.011, subdivision 36; 477A.03, subdivision 2b; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 21, article 5, section 13; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 21, article 6, section 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 273.19, subdivision 5; 275.15; 283.07; 297E.12, subdivision 10; Minnesota Rules, parts 8093.2000; 8093.3000; 8130.0110, subpart 4; 8130.0200, subparts 5, 6; 8130.0400, subpart 9; 8130.1200, subparts 5, 6; 8130.2900; 8130.3100, subpart 1; 8130.4000, subparts 1, 2; 8130.4200, subpart 1; 8130.4400, subpart 3; 8130.5200; 8130.5600, subpart 3; 8130.5800, subpart 5; 8130.7300, subpart 5; 8130.8800, subpart 4.

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

Kahn, Hornstein, Wagenius, Hausman, Davnie and Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. 2301, A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing sales tax exemptions; adopting California vehicle emissions standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 297B.03; 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.

Meslow, Lesch and Strachan introduced:

H. F. 2302, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; clarifying DWI plate impoundment law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 169A.60, subdivision 11.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 2303, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for Historic Forestville.

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

Rhodes; Nelson, P.; Slawik; Atkins; Strachan; Erhardt and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 2304, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying requirements for operating motor vehicle by holder of provisional license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 171.055, subdivision 2.

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

Osterman introduced:

H. F. 2305, A bill for an act relating to government data; classifying data relating to the Department of Employment and Economic Development; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13.47, subdivision 4; 13.598, as amended; 270B.14, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 268.19, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 13.475.

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

Magnus introduced:

H. F. 2306, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an Alzheimer's addition to the Luverne Veterans Home.

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

Magnus introduced:

H. F. 2307, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing state bonds; appropriating money for capital planning, acquisition, and development of the Casey Jones Trail.

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

Zellers; Meslow; Strachan; Smith; Lesch; Kohls; Johnson, J.; Paulsen; Kuisle; Murphy; Walz; Urdahl; Gerlach; Hoppe; Rhodes; Seifert; Brod; Erickson; Finstad; Fuller; Adolphson; Olson, M.; Wardlow; Newman; Nelson, C.; Sykora; Simpson; Severson; Bradley; Penas and Boudreau introduced:

H. F. 2308, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice and public safety; providing a life penalty for most first degree criminal sexual conduct crimes; creating indeterminate sentences and mandatory life sentences for second degree criminal sexual conduct and certain third and fourth degree criminal sexual conduct crimes; creating a criminal sexual predatory conduct crime; establishing minimum sentences for certain sex offenses; establishing the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board; providing procedures for operation of the review board; specifying when an offender may petition for conditional release; directing the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to assess risk levels and presumptive sentences for certain offenses; requiring the commissioner of corrections to establish criteria and procedures for reviewing offenders' petitions for release; exempting the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board and certain responsibilities of the commissioner of corrections from rulemaking; specifying that the Open Meeting Law does not apply to meetings and hearings of the Minnesota Sex Offender Review Board; instructing the revisor to renumber various statutes; repealing various laws pertaining to sex offenders; making various technical and conforming changes; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 13D.01, subdivision 2; 241.67, subdivision 3; 243.166, subdivision 1; 244.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 244.052, subdivision 3; 244.195, subdivision 1; 253B.185, subdivision 2; 401.01, subdivision 2; 609.117, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.1351; 609.341, by adding subdivisions; 609.342; 609.343; 609.344; 609.345; 609.3452, subdivision 4; 609.347; 609.3471; 609.348; 609.353; 631.045; Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 14.03, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 244; 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 609.108; 609.109.

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