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Minnesota Senate Weekly Schedule

Sunday, February 10, 2008 - Saturday, February 16, 2008

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The Senate publishes a schedule of Senate committee hearings and floor sessions. The schedule is continually updated.

01 Links to days that have meetings scheduled are shown in red on the calendar.
 
Monday, February 11, 2008  
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 11, 2008
Economic Development Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
3 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 467 Lynch Rochester Mayo civic center complex renovation and expansion bond sale and appropriation.
S.F. 993 Higgins Target Center outstanding bonds payment bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2331 Prettner Solon Duluth Lake Superior zoo polar bear exhibit bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2332 Prettner Solon Duluth sanitary sewer overflow facilities construction bond issue and appropriation.

 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008  
9:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
9:30 a.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.R. 122 Pogemiller Relating to expenses of interns and law clerks.
S.R. 123 Pogemiller Relating to postage.
S.R. 124 Pogemiller Relating to mileage.
S.C.R. 8 Relating to deadlines
Appointments to standing committees
Appropriations for Senators computers

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

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12:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Transportation Budget and Policy Division
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Steve Murphy
12:30 p.m. or 30 Minutes After Session
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2521 Murphy Transportation finance appropriations.

 
1:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Conference Committee on H.F. 2285
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Chairs: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller and Rep. Anthony "Tony" Sertich
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pogemiller; Saxhaug; Anderson; Chaudhary; Frederickson - HOUSE: Sertich; Wagenius; Moe; Hansen; Ozment
1:30 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 2285 Sertich Natural resource and cultural heritage dedicated funding through increased sales tax revenue, funds established and constitutional amendment proposed.

 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Health and Human Services Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Linda Berglin
8:30 a.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Bonding Prop.: Mpls./St. Paul Interconnec.; MSOP; Asset Pres. Safety & Sec.; Campus Redev./Reuse/Demolition; Anoka Remodel; H.C. Head. Home Opp. Center; HCMC Outpat. Clinic & Health Ed. Bldg.; White Earth Juv. Treat. Fac.; Tubman Center & Gillette.

 
1:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
1:30 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1965 Berglin Human services license set-aside.
S.F. 2471 Sheran Blood donation minimum age requirement reduction.
S.F. 1326 Scheid Brooklyn Park Intermediate Care Facility Conversion.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes     
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
3 p.m.
Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 West Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul
Agenda: 
A Decade of Action: Setting Priorities for STEM Education in Minnesota

 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Economic Development Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
3 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2582 Saxhaug Coleraine Downtown Redevelopment.
S.F. 2661 Saxhaug Grand Rapids North Central Technologies Lab.
S.F. 2273 Moua Asian Pacific cultural center construction bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2558 Lourey, T. Hinckley Fire State Monument.
S.F. 2473 Sheran Mankato Civic Center.
S.F. XXXX Olson, M. A. Au-Gwah-Ching Sewer & Water.
S.F. 2619 Olson, M. A. Bemidji Event Center.
S.F. XXXX Olson, M. A. Deer River Wastewater Treatment Facility.
S.F. 2440 Tomassoni Aurora Wastewater Treatment Facility.
S.F. 1353 Wergin Clear Lake/Clearwater sewer treatment facility bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2260 Kubly Yellow Medicine county agriculture and transportation museum electrical system upgrade bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2332 Prettner Solon Duluth sanitary sewer overflow facilities construction bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2331 Prettner Solon Duluth Lake Superior zoo polar bear exhibit bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 993 Higgins Target Center outstanding bonds payment bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 467 Lynch Rochester Mayo civic center complex renovation and expansion bond sale and appropriation.

 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Public Safety Budget Division
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Linda Higgins
3 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2528 Saxhaug Grand Rapids fire and hazardous response team facility bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2330 Wergin Princeton regional public safety facility bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 1958 Lynch Rochester southeastern Minnesota regional public safety training center bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 574 Robling Scott county regional public safety training facility construction grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2487 Koering Camp Ripley homeland security and emergency management and training and exercise camp bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2541 Ingebrigtsen Alexandria technical college law enforcement center construction and classroom renovation bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2508 Dahle Northfield public safety and regional emergency operations center bond issue and appropriation.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
6 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol

ADD S.F. 2511
Agenda: 
S.F. 2428 Rest Open meetings and events on caucus date authorization.
S.F. 2511 Rest Health care peer review committee and Minnesota breeders fund committees reestablishment.
Testimony and discussion regarding the recent precinct caucuses.
S.F. 1527 Larson, D. Nonbinding presidential primary establishment.

 
Thursday, February 14, 2008  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Health and Human Services Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Linda Berglin
8:30 a.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Bonding Prop.: C.H. Dev. Grants; Asset Pres.; Mpls Bldg. Demolition; Mpls. Nurs. Bldg.; Hastings Sup. Housing; Fergus Falls Care Unit; Silver Bay Renov.; Mpls. HVAC Upgrade; Kandiyohi Vets Home; Mpls. Campus Sec.; & Mpls. Bldg. 17. 2) Mpls. Vets Home

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 14, 2008

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Thursday, February 14, 2008
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Budget Division
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson
12:30 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Bonding proposals in preparation for recommendations to Capital Investment Committee
S.F. 2706 Prettner Solon Development of building energy usage performance standards.
S.F. 2396 Clark Rocori trail bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2395 Clark Quarry Park and Nature Preserve land acquisition bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2367 Fischbach Warner lake park land acquisition bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2519 Pogemiller Grand Rounds national scenic byway bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. XXXX Pogemiller Father Hennepin Regional Park bond issue.
S.F. 2518 Torres Ray Minnehaha Creek watershed district repair bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2527 Saxhaug Voyageurs Heritage center and Voyageurs National Park headquarters bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2685 Anderson University of Minnesota St. Paul campus natural history museum construction bond issue and appropriation.

 
Thursday, February 14, 2008
***Revision 1: Time change***
Transportation Budget and Policy Division
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Chair: Sen. Jim Carlson
12:30 p.m. or 30 Minutes After Session
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2521 Murphy Transportation finance appropriations.

 
Thursday, February 14, 2008
***Revision 1: Editing change***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Linda Scheid
12:30 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2402 Rest Accountancy board provisions modifications.
Commerce Department Report: Fraud and Market Assurance (Consumer Protection)

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 14, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon
3 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Presentation of the MN Office of Energy Security and Pollution Control Agency Recommendations on Climate Change Actions.

 
Thursday, February 14, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
3 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
Confirmation hearing - Jon M. Hopeman, Board on Judicial Standards
Report and Recommendations of the 2007 Collateral Sanctions Committee
Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Policy Group's Report to the Legislature on Background Checks and Sealing of Criminal Records

 
Thursday, February 14, 2008
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Agriculture and Veterans Budget and Policy Division
Chair: Sen. Jim Vickerman
3 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Friday, February 15, 2008  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, February 15, 2008
Ethnic Heritage and New Americans Working Group
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10 a.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Election of House and Senate co-chairs.
Presentation on ethnic heritage in Minnesota by Tom Gillaspy, state demographer.
Discussion of working group goals and expectations by members.
Other business as determined by the co-chairs.

 

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