Highlights of anti-terrorism proposals offered so far.
-- Require haulers of hazardous materials to undergo background checks.
-- Give the state's health commissioner clearer quarantine powers.
-- Amend rules so foreigners in the country on visas for work or school can only get vehicle licenses or state identification cards that are valid for the term of their visas.
-- Allow police to detain anyone trespassing on utility plant grounds, including nuclear plants.
-- Update the state's wiretap laws to include communications other than phone lines.
-- Give state courts the ability to freeze assets of people linked to terrorism.
-- Update a century-old quarantine law to allow the health commissioner to isolate groups of people exposed to biological agents and to define what rights people would have to challenge the quarantine.
-- Give the health commissioner authority to waive health care rules to speed emergency responses.
-- Upgrade emergency radio communication equipment to a common standard across the Twin Cities area.
-- Purchase new security equipment at the Capitol and have state troopers provide additional security.
-- Establish a registry of all biological agents in the state.
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