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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Wednesday, March 29, 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.
 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 718 Nelson Early childhood, k-12 and adult education appropriations.
S.F. 2255 Chamberlain School building bond agricultural property tax credit establishment; state general levy modification; income tax subtractions for social security benefits and college savings plans contributions and student loan payments; appropriation.
SF 2255 will become the Omnibus Tax bill after the DE amendment is adopted.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 5 

Chairs: Sen. Gary H. Dahms and Rep. Greg Davids
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dahms; Abeler; Benson; Kiffmeyer; Lourey - HOUSE: Davids; Dean; Halverson; Hoppe; Schomacker
Location to be announced
Agenda: 
H.F. 5 Dahms State-operated reinsurance program creation; premium subsidy program data practices regulation and and appropriation.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
***Revision 4: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
10:00 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF1060 has been removed from the agenda

*The deadline for submitting public written testimony has been extended to 7PM*

As a committee of second referral, written testimony only will be accepted from the public. Please email to brian.paro@senate.mn by 4PM on Tuesday (please limit to two pages). Agencies wishing to testify are requested to keep comments brief.
Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Omnibus Health and Human Services/Reform Finance and Policy Bill (pending referral).

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Committee will not meet on Wednesday. We will instead meet on Thursday at 10am in room 1150 of the Senate Building.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, March 30, 2017  
9:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 30, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
09:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

Public testimony to the bill will be limited to 2 minutes per person.

Email Brian Steinhoff at brian.steinhoff@senate.mn if you would like to testify for or against the bill prior to the hearing.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2255 Chamberlain The Omnibus Tax Bill as amended.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
10:00 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

As a committee of second referral, written testimony only will be accepted from the public. Please email to brian.paro@senate.mn by 4PM on Wednesday (please limit to two pages). Agencies wishing to testify are requested to keep comments brief.
Agenda: 
S.F. 718 Nelson Education Finance and Policy Omnibus Bill (pending referral).

 
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
10:00 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The A-1 delete everything amendment and spreadsheet for the Legacy Fund Appropriations Bill, SF 566 is now available.

Please contact committee administrator Matthew Elfritz at matthew.elfritz@senate.mn if you wish to testify. Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.
Agenda: 
S.F. 566 Ruud Legislative coordinating commission (LCC) website appropriation.

 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 4, 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, April 4, 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

 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Joint Meeting: Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee-
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
8:00 a.m.
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

Working session to select final evaluation topics for approval by the full Legislative Audit Commission

***QUORUM IS NEEDED FOR SUBCOMMITTEE TO TAKE ACTION***


 
Thursday, April 6, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Audit Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Rep. Rick Hansen
8:00 a.m.
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

Approve evaluation topics for 2017

***QUORUM IS NEEDED FOR COMMISSION TO TAKE ACTION***


 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017  
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

TBA; if needed to complete the work of the Commission.


For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, April 24, 2017  
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chair:
6:00 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBA


 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017  
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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

TBA; if needed to complete the work of the Commission.


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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