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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Monday, March 27, 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.
 
Monday, March 27, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017
Committee on Health and Human Services
Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Sen. Jim Abeler
09:00 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

A delete all amendment and spreadsheet will be posted as soon as it is available.

Spreadsheet and presentation of the HHS omnibus bill will start at 9 am, then the committee will recess at 10:55 for session. Committee will reconvene at noon and take public testimony. Please email Matt.Spellman@Senate.MN to testify. Please limit testimony to 2 1/2 min and one person per organization to allow the committee to hear from all who want to testify.


Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Health and Human Services Omnibus Bill.

 
Monday, March 27, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
09:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

The committee will only be considering the tax related provisions in the bill.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1060 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room G-15 Capitol

Committee will meet in G-15 of the Capitol at 1pm and will continue until the agenda is completed.

SF 708 discussion will be limited to the Parks and Trails portion of the bill.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1412 Clausen Minnesota zoological gardens appropriation.
S.F. 708 Ruud Clean water fund, parks and trails fund and arts and cultural heritage fund (legacy funds) appropriations.
S.F. 1131 Hall Minnesota River basin goals and strategies establishment and board of water and soil resources (BWSR) appropriation.
S.F. 1658 Hall Springboard for the Arts Dan Patch statues construction grant appropriation.
S.F. 1651 Jensen, S. Carver county Lake Waconia regional park grant appropriation.
S.F. 643 Johnson, M. Culvert replacement grants appropriation.
S.F. 2236 Senjem Statewide historic and cultural grants to local, regional, and historical and cultural organizations appropriations.
S.F. 1294 Hawj St. Paul or Ramsey county public takraw court appropriation.
S.F. 2224 Hawj African American registry grant appropriation.
S.F. 1992 Laine New Brighton aquatic invasive species grant appropriation.
S.F. 1400 Abeler Metropolitan parks prior appropriations reallocation.
S.F. 2242 Wiklund Hyland-Bush-Anderson Lakes regional park reserve grant extension for the reconstruction of parking lots authorization.
S.F. XXXX Digital Enhancement Project for Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities.
S.F. XXXX Archaeologist Non-Indian Remains Analysis and Burial.

 
Monday, March 27, 2017

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

For more agenda information, click here

 
2:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
02:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol

Agenda subject to change.

SF112 will be heard pending referral.
Agenda: 
S.F. 112 Housley Palliative care advisory committee establishment.
S.F. 318 Relph Certified paraprofessionals for home care services authorization.
S.F. 847 Dibble HIV/AIDS comprehensive strategic statewide plan requirement.
S.F. 1778 Jensen, S. Per diem living expenses for legislators preclusion during a special session.

 
2:45 p.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Litigation Expenses
Chair: Sen. Scott J. Newman
02:45 PM
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Discussion of SD 14 and SD 44 recount litigation expenses

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 718 Nelson Early childhood, K-12, and adult education funding provided, and money appropriated. Walk through of the DE amendment for SF718. This will be the education omnibus bill.
Public testimony on the bill's amendment will be taken following its presentation.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
05:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
There are no bills scheduled for Monday March 27th as of yet. The email was sent was in error. Sorry for any inconvenience.

 
Monday, March 27, 2017
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
05:30 PM
Room G-3 Capitol

*Room Change*
*Bill added*

Agenda is posted in the intended order of action (subject to change). Additional bills may be added.

As a committee of second referral, written testimony only will be accepted from the public. Please email to brian.paro@senate.mn by Noon on Monday (please limit to two pages). Agencies wishing to testify are requested to keep comments brief.

It is the Chair's intent to amend SF2078 and SF1824 into SF1937.
Agenda: 
S.F. 821 Newman State road construction appropriation modification.
S.F. 2078 Dahms Omnibus Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy Bill.
S.F. 1824 Osmek Omnibus Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy Bill.
S.F. 1937 Miller Omnibus Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
S.F. 1060 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill (pending referral).

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 27, 2017

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

For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017  
9:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
09:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 718 Nelson The DE amendment for SF718, the education omnibus bill.
The Committee will take action on SF 718.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Committee on Health and Human Services
Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Sen. Jim Abeler
10:00 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The delete everything amendment to SF 800 will be posted when available.
Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Health and Human Services Omnibus Bill.

 
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.

 
3:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
03:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF1060 has been moved to Monday, March 27
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


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

 
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:
To be announced.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
10:00 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Room is subject to change

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
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
09:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
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.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017  
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

 
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

 
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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