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Thursday, February 28, 2008

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Thursday, February 28, 2008  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, February 28, 2008
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Health and Human Services Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Linda Berglin
8:30 a.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 28, 2008

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Thursday, February 28, 2008
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Transportation
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. 2204 Scheid Motor vehicle physically handicapped license plates multiple issuance.
S.F. 273 Ingebrigtsen Special gold star family motor vehicle license plates for family members of military service personnel.
S.F. 1078 Senjem Special gold star family motor vehicle license plates for family members of military service personnel.
S.F. 1329 Michel Special motor vehicle license plates remembering victims of impaired drivers.
S.F. 3069 Michel 2008 U.S. Womens Open license plate issuance.
S.F. 2365 Rest Minnesota sesquicentennial special motor vehicle license plates.
S.F. 2077 Tomassoni Bronze star veterans motor vehicle license plates.
S.F. 3080 Doll Motor vehicle license plate temporary permit display provision modification.
S.F. 3191 Cohen American Red Cross special motor vehicle license plates.
S.F. 2337 Carlson Special veteran contribution single motorcycle plate.

 
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Higher Education Budget and Policy Division
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
12:30 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Overview of College Access/Preparation Programs or Initiatives in Minnesota
Update on MnSCU recruitment & retention programs
Presentation of Power of You program
Presentation of Achieve! Minneapolis program
Overview of Admission Possible Program

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 28, 2008
***Revision 3: Editing change***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
3 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol

Please note that the hearing is anticipated to go beyond 6:00 pm.
Agenda: 
Confirmation hearing - Randy Staver, Board on Judicial Standards
S.F. 2597 Saltzman Teachers background checks for prospective employees disciplinary actions inclusion requirements.
S.F. 1965 Berglin Human services licensure set aside variance conditions expansion.
S.F. 2369 Rest K-12 athletic coaches criminal history background check requirements.
S.F. 2988 Olseen School bus drivers type III licensing qualifications.
S.F. 2790 Higgins Miscellaneous corrections provisions modification.
S.F. 3035 Moua Criminal records private employers use restriction.
S.F. 2644 Moua Criminal offense surcharges, DWI license reinstatement fees, court fees and public defender copayment fee reductions.

 
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Committee on Agriculture and Veterans
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Chair: Sen. Jim Vickerman
3 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
"Diversification of Minnesota's Cropping System"
     Minnesota Hazelnut Council and Rural Advantage
S.F. 2756 Kubly Anhydrous ammonia tanks farm use and refilling authority.
S.F. 2840 Olseen National guard youth challenge program study.
S.F. 2327 Koering Resident student definition modification for veterans spouse and children inclusion.
S.F. 2405 Kubly Income tax subtraction for military pension or retirement income.

 
Thursday, February 28, 2008
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: 
S.F. 1918 Prettner Solon Broadband policy director and advisory board.
S.F. 2866 Prettner Solon Broadband service statewide inventory and mapping requirement.
S.F. 2262 Sparks Telecommunications state agency obsolete rules repeal.
S.F. 2939 Doll Alternative telecommunication regulation plan provisions modification.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 28, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Environment and Natural Resources - Subcommittee on Public Lands and Waters
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Chair: Sen. Dan Skogen
6 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2651 Saxhaug Public land expedited exchanges.
S.F. 2985 Skogen State park parks, recreation areas and forest land additions and deletions; critical habitat private sector matching account modifications; outdoor recreation system state aquatic management areas inclusion.
S.F. 2650 Saxhaug Itasca county land lease proceeds disposition and tax-forfeited land sale authorization.
S.F. 2665 Vandeveer Washington county tax-forfeited land sale.
S.F. 2666 Vandeveer Washington county tax-forfeited land conveyance.
S.F. 2802 Skogen Otter Tail county tax-forfeited land sales.
S.F. 3060 Stumpf Marshall county tax-forfeited land sale authorization.
S.F. 3086 Bakk St. Louis county tax-forfeited land sale.
S.F. 3095 Metzen Dakota county tax-forfeited land conveyance.
S.F. 2977 Saxhaug Expedited exchange of public land procedures; wetlands for wildlife acquisition procedure modification.
S.F. 3233 Olson, G. Land Sale, City of Wayzata.
S.F. XXXX Skoe Clearwater Land Sale.
S.F. 2687 Tomassoni St. Louis county tax-forfeited and school trust fund lands lease for wind energy community based energy development project.
S.F. 2779 Olson, M. A. Beltrami county tax-forfeited land sale.

 
Thursday, February 28, 2008
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
6 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 914 Betzold Business screening services regulation.
S.F. XXXX Moua Business screening services regulation.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Thursday, February 28, 2008
***Revision 3: High Priority***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Linda Scheid
At the Call of the Chair
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2491 Prettner Solon Aviation liability insurance claims denial conditions regulation.
S.F. 833 Olson, M. A. Minnesota Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
S.F. 2747 Betzold Minnesota school employee insurance pool creation and appropriation.

 
Thursday, February 28, 2008
***Revision 1: Time and Room change***
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Committees
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
Immediately Following Senate Session
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Appointments to committees, commissions and subcommittees

 

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