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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Tax Reform Division
Watch Video (01:29:00) (Flash Media)
Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 190 Franzen Bullion coin sales and use tax exemption.
S.F. 544 Petersen Bullion and bullion coin sales and use tax exemption.
S.F. 103 Dibble Postsecondary instructional materials sales tax exemption expansion.
S.F. 678 Ingebrigtsen Resorts and recreational camping areas building materials and supplies sales and use tax exemption.
S.F. 532 Rest Contractor construction materials purchase for public entities sales and use tax exemption modification.

 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
E-12 Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 724 Clausen School district local optional revenue increase and referendum allowance modification.
S.F. 593 Lourey Independent school district #91, Barnum; positive account balances transfer authorization.

 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 333 Lourey Early childhood family education (ECFE) revenue use for school readiness programs.
S.F. 1067 Wiger Grade promotion or retention policy inclusion in school district strategic plan requirement.
S.F. 1189 Wiger Charter school statutes recodification.
Isaiah, a coalition of faith-based organizations working for racial and
     economic justice: Pathways to Education Equity

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
***Revision 2: Editing change***
Committee on Environment and Energy
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
12 Noon
Room 107 Capitol

Committee will meet from noon to 1:30 and discuss SF306 and SF536 then recess and reconvene at 4:00pm in room 112 to hear the remaining bills.
Agenda: 
S.F. 306 Kiffmeyer Nuclear power plant certificate of need issuance prohibition elimination (for discussion only and consideration for possible inclusion in omnibus energy bill).
S.F. 536 Anderson, B. Monticello new nuclear-powered electric generating unit construction authorization (for discussion only and consideration for possible inclusion in omnibus energy bill).
S.F. 1158 Sparks Soil and water conservation districts provisions modifications.
S.F. 708 Lourey Soil and water conservation districts audits and reviews.
S.F. 896 Skoe Soil and water conservation districts funding modification and appropriation (discussion only).
S.F. 1215 Marty Flame-retardant chemicals in children's products and upholstered residential furniture prohibition.

 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
12 Noon
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 385 Newman Forfeited property laws provisions modifications.
S.F. 464 Kent Miscellaneous public safety department technical corrections.
S.F. 666 Franzen Business organizations and limited liability companies conversion requirements modification; conversion of corporations and limited liability companies repeal.
S.F. 107 Eken Patient designated caregiver opportunity and patient aftercare needs requirements.
S.F. 618 Eken Industrial Hemp Development Act.
S.F. 675 Pappas County officers appointment authorization.
S.F. 857 Sheran Silver alert system for missing senior citizens working group establishment.
The meeting will last past 1:30 PM.

 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Personnel and Budget
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
12 Noon
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
Review and approval of permanent and temporary staff rosters
     
     o JoAnne Zoff
     
     o Sven Lindquist
Update on NCSL Salary Study
     
     o Deede Larsen

 
2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Elections
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Chair: Sen. Katie Sieben
02:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 492 Eken Legislative and congressional districts apportionment and redistricting commission establishment.
S.F. 1151 Hayden Incarcerated persons actual residence use for redistricting purposes requirement.
S.F. 355 Champion Convicted felons civil right to vote after incarceration restoration.

 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Higher Education and Workforce Development Budget Division
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Terri E. Bonoff
02:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1195 Cohen University of Minnesota research, healthy Minnesota and medical school investment appropriations.
University of Minnesota - 2016-2017 Biennial Budget Request Presentation

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
5:30 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
HF 660 (O'Driscoll); SF 613 (Pappas): MSRS, PERA, SPTRFA; Modifying various economic actuarial assumptions.

HF 565 (O'Driscoll); SF 519 (Pappas): MSRS, PERA-P&F, TRA, SPTRFA; Modifying the financial sustainability triggers for postretirement adjustment mechanisms.

HF 566 (O'Driscoll); SF 518 (Pappas): Various plans; Modifications in contribution stabilizer provisions.

To testify, please contact Lisa Diesslin at 651-296-6806 or by email to lcpr@lcpr.leg.mn
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