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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - Thursday, June 8, 2017

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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.
 
Thursday, February 23, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, February 23, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 540 Lang Federal section 179 allowances income and corporate franchise tax conformance.
S.F. 789 Jensen, S. Meals and drinks and restaurant capital equipment purchases sales tax exemption expansion.
S.F. 955 Senjem Telecommunications equipment sales and use tax exemption expansion.
S.F. 258 Rest Free electronic filing for Individual income tax returns report requirement and appropriation.

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Bruce D. Anderson
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 1133 was added to the agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 693 Jasinski Rice County Veterans Memorial in Faribault completion appropriation.
S.F. 1133 Anderson, B. Veterans Journey Home affordable housing grant appropriation.
Presentation from the Department of Military Affairs
     
     - Support Our Troops funding report
     
     - Update on enlistment incentives
Presentation from the Department of Veterans Affairs
     
     - Support Our Troops funding report

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 166 Pratt REAL ID Act authorization and implementation governance; drivers licenses and ID cards requirements and fees modifications; legislative reporting, rulemaking, and appropriation.
S.F. 326 Ingebrigtsen Local government roads wetland replacement temporary conditions allowance *Pending referral*.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 811 Lourey Indian tribe officials leave of absence when elected to public office authorization.
S.F. 370 Isaacson Legislative and congressional districting principles establishment and redistricting commission creation.
S.F. 86 Kiffmeyer Legislative and congressional plans redistricting principles establishment.
S.F. 1225 Kiffmeyer Elections practice of challenges provisions consolidation; statewide voter registration system voter status update by secretary of state requirement; voter status change notice requirement and contest process; provisional ballot system.
S.F. 581 Koran Public funds use to promote or defeat a ballot issue prohibition.
S.F. 323 Laine Drivers license, instruction permit, and identification (ID) card applicants automatic voter registration.
S.F. XXXX Kiffmeyer Omnibus Elections Bill (5pm).

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Biennial budget presentation from Minnesota State

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Individuals looking to testify should contact Kyle Berndt at 651-296-5968 or kyle.berndt@senate.mn.
Agenda: 
S.F. 901 Weber Livestock facilities odor nuisance exemption authorization.
S.F. 1015 Weber "Farmer-Neighbor Mediation Act"; agricultural operations nuisance liability protection modification.

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on E-12 Policy
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1222 Pratt Prekindergarten through grade 12 education miscellaneous provisions modifications.
S.F. 768 Clausen School-linked mental health services funding increase; school staff and program development; intermediate school districts program evaluation and alternative learning centers (ALC) additional supports; appropriations.

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Those interested in testifying should contact andrea.todd-harlin@senate.mn by 10am the day of the hearing.
Proponents and opponents of a bill will receive equal time of no more than 20 minutes each for testimony.
Agenda: 
S.F. 799 Benson MNsure board, human services department (DHS) and health department (MDH) interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers modification.
S.F. 702 Kiffmeyer State-sponsored health programs abortion funding limitations.
S.F. 704 Fischbach Abortion facilities licensure requirement.

 
Friday, February 24, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Friday, February 24, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Salary Council-
Chair: Dr. Thomas Stinson
9:00 a.m.
Room G06 Judicial Center
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, February 27, 2017  
9:30 a.m.  
Monday, February 27, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission-
Chair: Representative Dale Lueck
9:30 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBD


 
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 27, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 245 Lang Fairfax operation of Fort Ridgely state park golf course agreement requirement.

 
Monday, February 27, 2017
Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 758 Ingebrigtsen Getting to work grant pilot program creation and appropriation.
S.F. 980 Westrom Border-to-border broadband grant program modification and appropriation.
S.F. 234 Simonson Broadband grant program appropriation.

 
Monday, February 27, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Compensation Council-
Chair: Tom Berg
1:00 p.m.
Room 300S State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBD


 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 27, 2017
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

To testify on any of the items on the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator at LaRissa.Fisher@Senate.Mn by 10 am on day of hearing, indicating which item and if you are a proponent or opponent.

The hearing will break at 5 pm and reconvene in room 1100 at 5:30 pm.
Agenda: 
S.F. 557 Senjem Unlocking opportunities grant program for community-based housing services appropriation.
S.F. 895 Lang Chemical dependency treatment services operating payment rate increase.
S.F. 996 Anderson, B. Intermediate care facilities (ICF) vacant beds treatment modification for therapeutic leave days; home and community-based services waiver consolidation study and appropriation.
S.F. 804 Dziedzic Minneapolis People's Center grant appropriation.
S.F. 850 Koran Employed persons with disabilities asset limits medical assistance (MA) modifications.
S.F. 791 Eaton General assistance eligibility expansion authorization.
S.F. 836 Kiffmeyer Assisted outpatient mental health treatment with mandatory weekly patient reporting to treatment provider under court-ordered treatment.
S.F. 846 Hoffman, J. Parenting with a disability support services pilot project establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1102 Hoffman, J. Medical assistance (MA) community first services and supports program modification.
S.F. 915 Hayden Mental health services provisions modifications; mental health practitioner definition modification.
S.F. 1288 Utke Civil commitment, assertive community treatment and intensive residential treatment services, Minnesota family investment program innovation funds, and appeals and fair hearings for Northstar Care for Children provisions modifications.
S.F. 1291 Utke Children and family services, chemical and mental health services, operations, health care and community supports provisions modifications.
S.F. 1292 Utke Children and family services and mental health services and operations provisions modifications.
S.F. 562 Abeler Autism early intensive intervention benefit provisions modifications.

 
Monday, February 27, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, February 27, 2017
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1038 Weber School lunch aid state reimbursement increase and appropriation.
S.F. 1033 Dahms Regional public library systems state aid formula modification; regional public library systems and multicounty, multitype libraries appropriation increase.
S.F. 618 Dahms Agricultural educator grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 859 Senjem Girl Scouts River Valley ConnectZ program grant appropriation.
S.F. 945 Nelson General education aid calculation clarification.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, February 27, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
05:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on E-12 Policy
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 264 Franzen Federal Every Student Succeeds Act funding for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities.
S.F. 1070 Dahms Innovative delivery of career and technical education programs and sharing of district resources codification and permanency.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol
Agenda: 

TBA


 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

If you wish to testify on any of the items on the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator at LaRissa.Fisher@Senate.Mn by 4:30 pm on the day before the hearing
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, March 2, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. David J. Osmek
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 948 Senjem Deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing Minnesotans commission appropriation.
S.F. 700 Tomassoni Biomass project contract terms modifications.
S.F. 584 Tomassoni Facilities eligible for staging and permitting at innovative energy project sites modification.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Mississippi River Parkway Commission-
Chair: Rep Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, March 6, 2017  
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 6, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
05:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol
Agenda: 

TBA


 
Thursday, March 9, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, March 13, 2017  
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 13, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
05:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol
Agenda: 

TBA


For more agenda information, click here

 
Friday, March 17, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Friday, March 17, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, March 20, 2017  
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 20, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
05:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol
Agenda: 

TBA


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, March 23, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, March 27, 2017  
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
05:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol
Agenda: 

TBA


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, June 8, 2017  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, June 8, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Mississippi River Parkway Commission-
Chair: Rep Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 

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