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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - Thursday, August 20, 2015

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

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
***Revision 1: Time change***
Health and Human Services Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
08:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol


Continuation of public testimony on S.F. 1458 will begin at 8:30 a.m.

After testimony, the committee will entertain members' questions and amendments.

If necessary to finish its work, the committee will recess at 11:00 a.m. and reconvene at 4 p.m. in Room 107.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1458 Lourey Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.
Email stacie.weeks@senate.mn if you would like to testify. Please limit testimony to 2-3 min.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
***Revision 2: High Priority***
Transportation and Public Safety Budget Division
Chair: Sen. D. Scott Dibble
09:00 AM
Room 112 Capitol

We will take amendments to the Senate transportation finance bill at this hearing. We will start at 9 a.m. instead of 8:30.

SF 1647 has been added to the agenda (pending re-referral from general orders). Policy-only provisions that were removed from the finance omnibus bill in the delete-all amendment (SF 1904 A-2) will be amended on to SF 1647.

**Policy-only provisions amendment for SF 1647 posted.**
Agenda: 
S.F. 1904 Dibble Transportation efficiencies implementation requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 1647 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy bill.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
10:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m.

The committee will meet until the Senate floor session commences. If the agenda is not completed, the committee will return in the evening.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2101 Tomassoni Agricultural, environment, natural resources, jobs, and economic development appropriations and modifications; agriculture research, education, extension, and technology transfer board; industrial hemp development act.

 
12:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
12:30 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1398 Pappas Public retirement plans outdated, obsolete, and ambiguous language removal and corrections, clarifications, and repeal.
S.F. 2056 Sparks Workers compensation advisory council recommendation adoption and federal conformity for inpatient hospital payments.

 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM or Time to be announced
Location to be announced
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

Other bills may be added
Agenda: 
S.F. 1066 Wiklund Political subdivisions imposing and collecting local lodging taxes clarifying authority.
S.F. 1130 Dahms Marshall local sales and use tax imposition prior act validation.
S.F. 2074 Cohen Film production income tax credit authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 656 Tomassoni St. Louis county tax-forfeiture cancellation option.
S.F. 269 Rest Aviation taxes dedication to the state airports fund.
S.F. 983 Rest Special fuel excise tax rate on compressed natural gas modification.
S.F. 2099 Dziedzic Tobacco products tax structure for moist snuff modification.

 
10:15 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Committee on State and Local Government
Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
10:15 AM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2056 Sparks Workers compensation advisory council recommendation adoption and federal conformity for inpatient hospital payments (NOTE: PENDING RE-REFERRAL FROM THE RULES COMMITTEE).
Confirmation of Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner
     Larry Shellito

 
Thursday, April 23, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM or Time to be announced
Location to be announced
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
DOR Class 4d Study
The effects of North Dakota oil production on the Minnesota economy study
2015 Tax incidence study

 
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development
Chair: Sen. Terri E. Bonoff
02:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Governor's Appointments to the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State
     Colleges & Universities:
     
     John Cowles
Governor's Appointments to the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities
     Authority:
     
     Michael Ranum
     Nancy Sampair

 
Friday, April 24, 2015  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 24, 2015
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Presentation: FY14 Restoration Evaluations
Discussion: ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3(b)Mississippi Northwoods Habitat Complex Protection
Amendment to Council Operating Procedures
Accomplishment Plan Amendments
Presentation on Prairie Restoration Practices
For more agenda information, click here

 
8:30 a.m.  
Friday, April 24, 2015
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM or Time to be announced
Location to be announced
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, June 11, 2015  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
1:00 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building

TIME CHANGE
Agenda: 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. CMP Work Session
3:15 - 5:00 p.m. MN-MRPC Quarterly Meeting
For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, August 20, 2015  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD
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