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Thursday, March 18, 2010

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Thursday, March 18, 2010  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 1: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Finance
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Chair: Sen. Richard J. Cohen
08:00 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Background on Inter-Agency Agreements
      Matt Massman and Kevin Lundeen, Senate Fiscal Staff
      Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor, Office of the Legislative Auditor
Discussion of Governor's Office Inter-Agency Agreements
      Paula Brown, Director of Operations, Office of the Governor
Discussion of Support our Troops License Plate Fund
      Kathleen Vitalis, Executive Director, Minnesota Assistance Council for
     Veterans
S.F. 3260 Olseen Support Our Troops appropriations transfer report requirements and money transferred to governor return requirement.
S.F. 3066 Betzold Support Our Troops account funding use expansion.

 
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

*** SF3056 Withdrawn by author's request. ***
Agenda: 
S.F. 2926 Saxhaug Cohasset tax increment usage for city repayment authorization.
S.F. 2970 Saltzman Landfall Village tax increment financing (TIF) district duration extension.
S.F. 2938 Wiger Oakdale tax increment financing (TIF) district duration extension.
S.F. 2829 Foley Coon Rapids tax increment financing (TIF) districts duration extension.
S.F. 2480 Stumpf East Grand Forks tax increment financing (TIF) use authorization; tourism facilities financing modifications.
S.F. 2987 Murphy St. Charles tax increment financing (TIF) district establishment; sales tax exemption for construction materials for new and expanding businesses.
S.F. 2255 Rest Tax increment financing (TIF) districts modification; Brooklyn Park, St. Paul and Fridley housing replacement provisions authorization.
S.F. 2467 Moua St. Paul tax increment financing (TIF) district expenditure special rules provision.
S.F. 3223 Cohen Supplemental appropriations and reductions for higher education, environment, natural resources, energy, agriculture, veterans affairs, economic development, transportation, public safety, judiciary and state government.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 2: Agenda Addition(s)***
E-12 Education Budget and Policy Division
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Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2909 Saxhaug Early childhood community partnerships grant program creation and appropriation.
S.F. 552 Rosen Early childhood, youth, community education and after school enrichment minimum revenue increase for school districts.
S.F. 487 Michel Office of early learning creation.
S.F. 2807 Bonoff Early childhood education program for at-risk four-year-old children creation and levy authorization.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 3: Agenda change***
Health and Human Services Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Linda Berglin
08:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2383 Dille Minnesota couples on the brink project establishment; premarital education statements notary public (notarized) license requirement removal; marriage license fee disposition modification.
S.F. 633 Sheran Primary care health care providers primary caries (cavities) prevention medical assistance (MA) coverage authorization.
S.F. 2998 Sheran Programs for all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) authorization modifications.
S.F. 481 Berglin Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) and food stamp provisions modifications.
S.F. 3029 Berglin Advocating Change Together (ACT) self-advocacy network federal participation requirement.
S.F. 3259 Berglin ICF/MR provider license surcharge modification.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Committee on Education
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Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3119 Rummel Early childhood education and care advisory council membership and duties modifications.
S.F. 3131 Clark Early childhood education and care advisory council statewide school readiness report card creation and implementation recommendations.
S.F. 3104 Saltzman School and parent conciliation conference requirements clarification.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 18, 2010

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

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12:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 3: Agenda change***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Linda Scheid
12:30 PM
Room 112 Capitol

Added: SF2983 (late bill)
Agenda: 
S.F. 2983 Torres Ray Qualified clinical trial participation health insurance coverage requirement.
S.F. 2839 Scheid Commerce technical and clarifying changes; commission-splitting rebates and fees regulation; real estate broker and salespersons regulation; real estate appraiser advisory board modifications.
S.F. 2825 Sparks Commerce department continuing education provisions modifications; insurance company rehabilitation and liquidation, group life insurance, mortality tables use, life and health insurance guaranty association and mutual insurance companies provisions.
S.F. 2879 Sparks Minnesota comprehensive health association (MCHA) provisions modifications.
S.F. 2841 Dahle Petroleum tank release provisions modifications.
S.F. 3022 Scheid Former employee low-cost immediate health insurance coverage access authorization.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson
12:30 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2760 Saxhaug Burning permits provisions modification; forestry service fees establishment authority modification; timber sales provisions modifications; forest management pilot projects and reports requirements elimination.
S.F. 2821 Saxhaug Off-highway vehicle seasons modification; off-highway vehicle youth operation requirements modifications; nonresident all-terrain vehicle (ATV) state trail pass provisions modification; all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use by a person under 12 on public lan.
S.F. 2541 Kubly Indian tribal government owned watercraft, off-highway vehicles and snowmobiles motor vehicle registration and licensing requirement exemptions.
S.F. 3044 Chaudhary Youth fishing license requirements modifications; resident and nonresident fishing license fees increase; sporting license fee increase; game and fish license issuing fees increase.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Judiciary Budget Division

Chair: Sen. Leo T. Foley
12:30 PM
Room 125 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2636 Wiger Electronic monitoring for domestic abuse offenders pilot project authorization.
S.F. 2634 Moua Forfeiture of seized property procedure modification.
S.F. 214 Betzold Notaries public regulations and fees modifications.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Higher Education
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
12:30 PM
Room 123 Capitol

Additions: OLA Report on MnSCU Occupational Programs; Program Closure Discussion
Agenda: 
Budget Plan Report (March 15th Report)
Discussion on absence of federal stimulus funds
OLA Reports: Workforce Programs (MnSCU item); MnSCU Occupational Programs
Program Closure Discussion
S.F. 3205 Bonoff College textbook price availability to students requirement.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Committee on Transportation
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Steve Murphy
12:30 PM
Room 15 Capitol

The Transportation Committee is meeting today under the Transportation Budget Policy Division. For the agenda please refer to hearing posting notice sent out Thursday, March 17 or the committee schedule posted on the Senate's website.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3031 Pappas Eminent domain right of first refusal modification for property obtained with federal transit funding.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Transportation Budget and Policy Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Steve Murphy
12:30 PM
Room 15 Capitol

***SF 3176 has been removed***
Agenda: 
S.F. 2589 Prettner Solon High-voltage transmission lines route permits granting regulations.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 1: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Agriculture and Veterans Budget and Policy Division
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Chair: Sen. Jim Vickerman
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol

Remove 3228 and add SF 2971
Agenda: 
S.F. 2971 Prettner Solon Public utilities and office of enterprise technology software fund, energy conservation, hydrogen energy, residential weatherization, reporting, metering and wind energy technical changes.
S.F. 3274 Vickerman Veterans special scratch lottery game development.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 4: Agenda change***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
03:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

SF 1233 removed. Action on SF 2427 continued from Judiciary 3/16 hearing. SF 3207 removed. SF 2689 removed; SF 2880 added. Additional items may be added; order is subject to change. Items not considered on Thursday will be heard on Friday. Action on SFs 2519, 1233 & 3087 pending rereferral.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2880 Moua State Guardian Ad Litem board establishment.
S.F. 2427 Betzold Trust and guardianship provisions modifications; distribution status clarifications; relationship and inheritance provisions modifications; emergency and temporary conservator appointment authority.
S.F. 2519 Anderson Interim public utility rate approval process and standard for approval modification.
S.F. 2866 Sheran Statewide trauma system modifications and repeal.
S.F. 2945 Murphy Child pornography definition modification.
S.F. 3251 Berglin Sexual psychopathic personalities treatment provisions modifications.
S.F. 3087 Senjem Student maltreatment parent notification requirements modifications; disciplined teachers mental health screening requirement; teaching license revocations; mandatory child maltreatment reporting district policy development requirement.
S.F. 2773 Ingebrigtsen Salvia divinorum sale or possession regulation and crimes definition.
S.F. 2928 Saltzman Construction codes and licensing provisions modifications; unlicensed individual registration requirement.
S.F. 1886 Saltzman Insurance claims for residential roofing goods and services regulation and roofing contracts right to cancel.
S.F. 891 Olson, M. Uniform Arbitration Act.
S.F. 2999 Olson, M. Children in need of protection or services provisions modifications.
S.F. 2952 Moua Financial records release in response to subpoena authority reinstatement.
S.F. 2493 Moua Crime of identity theft expansion to include scanning and reencoding devices.
S.F. 2328 Betzold Civil commitment oaths and affirmation procedures modifications.
S.F. 2186 Betzold Civil commitment county financial responsibility and prepetition clarification.
S.F. 3116 Scheid Offender DNA collection authorization.
S.F. 2869 Higgins Human rights act provisions modifications.

 
Thursday, March 18, 2010
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1537 Berglin Large energy facility definition modification.
S.F. 1891 Kubly Wind energy conversion systems capacity increase.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
04:00 PM
Room 125 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.R. 42 Vandeveer A Senate resolution relating to capitol office space.
SC7672-1 Governor's Budget

 

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