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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Monday, May 1, 2017 - Thursday, August 31, 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.
 
Monday, May 1, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 140 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Sondra Erickson
08:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Housley; Kent - HOUSE: Erickson; Bennett; Mariani
Room Basement State Office Bldg.

Agenda:
I. Call To Order
II. Roll Call
III. Introduction and walkthrough of side by side documents
Testimony from the Board of Teaching and the Minnesota Department of Education
IV. Adjournment

Rep. Erickson has the gavel

Agenda: 
H.F. 140 Pratt Professional educator licensing and standards board establishment; teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transfer.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017
Joint Meeting: Committee on Capital Investment; Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Chairs: Sen. David H. Senjem, Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
3 p.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Overview of Minnesota State and University of Minnesota Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement(HEAPR)

 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 890 

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
03:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

3:00 PM
Time Note:The Committee will convene at 3:00PM or the call of the chair.
Conference Committee on HF890 (Omnibus Education Finance Bill)
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon
Location: 200 State Office Building
Note:
The House has the gavel.

House Conferees: Loon; Erickson; Kresha; Bennett; Murphy, M.

Senate Conferees: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger

Agenda to be announced.
Agenda: 
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 800 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Rep. Matt Dean
03:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Benson; Abeler; Housley; Utke; Lourey - HOUSE: Dean; Schultz; Schomacker; Albright; Kiel
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Meeting will start at 3 pm or at the call of the chair.
Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Omnibus health human services bill.

 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
03:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol

Testimony has already been taken. Senate has the gavel.
Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1937 

Chairs: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller and Rep. Pat Garofalo
04:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Miller; Anderson, P.; Champion; Dahms; Osmek - HOUSE: Garofalo; O'Neill; Mahoney; Hoppe; Newberger
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1937 Miller Omnibus jobs, commerce, energy, labor and industry, and employment and economic development appropriations bill.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

TBA


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30 Minutes after the last body adjourns  
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
30 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Heintzeman; Swedzinski; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

***Agenda TBA***

Representative Fabian has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 888 Ingebrigtsen Omnibus environment and natural resources appropriations and policy bill.

 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
15 Minutes After Session
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

The committee will meet 15 minutes after session. It is likely to be approximately 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be to process the remaining portions of the bill.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 707 

Chairs: Sen. Carrie Ruud and Rep. Bob Gunther
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ruud; Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen; Lang - HOUSE: Gunther; Torkelson; Fabian; Green; Lillie
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Public Testimony will be limited to House only or Senate only provisions. Those wishing to testify should list what provisions they wish to comment on and contact Matthew Elfritz at matthew.elfritz@senate.mn or 651-296-4167 by 4PM Monday.
Agenda: 
H.F. 707 Ruud Omnibus legacy finance bill.

 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Additional bills may be added. Agenda subject to change.
Agenda: 
S.F. 603 Kiffmeyer Highly paid public employees severance pay limits clarification.
S.F. 839 Kiffmeyer Campaign finance and public disclosure rules codification; campaign finance and public disclosure board rulemaking authority modification; special election cycle end date change; contributions affidavits electronic submissions; obsolete rules repeal.
S.F. 943 Fischbach Loan repayment assistance program grant appropriation to provide debt relief to attorneys.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

TBA
Final action on the 2017 Omnibus Pension Bill


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Monday, May 8, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 8, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Advisory Committee on Capitol Security-
Chair: Lt. Governor Smith
1:00 p.m.
Room Governor’s Cabinet Room – G30 Capitol
Agenda: 


Call to order

Introductions

  1. Review and approval of January 10, 2017 meeting minutes
  2. Discussion on next steps for physical security initiative, Director Chris Guevin
  3. Capitol Security Update, Captain Eric Roeske
  4. Public Comment

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 8, 2017

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


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

TBA


 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017  
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

TBA


 
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: 

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Thursday, August 31, 2017  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 31, 2017

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

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