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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Monday, February 26, 2018 - Thursday, June 14, 2018

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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, February 26, 2018  
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 26, 2018
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Aggregate Task Force Report Presentation
Shooting Range Site Report Presentation
Minnow Importation Report Presentation

 
Monday, February 26, 2018
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2468 Newman Real property improvement construction and services actions for damages regulation.
S.F. 2467 Relph Business and nonprofit corporations, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies regulation; conversions and domestications provisions.
S.F. 1517 Abeler Health maintenance organizations (HMO) quality of care complaints record and data provisions modifications.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 26, 2018
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2483 Utke Adult foster care and community residential setting license capacity modification and home and community-based services plan review and evaluation and intervention services modification.
S.F. 2513 Abeler Housing support modification.
S.F. 2514 Abeler Home and community-based services innovation pool planning estimates modification.
S.F. 2515 Abeler Community support plans and coordinated service and support plans completion requirements and timelines modifications.

 
Monday, February 26, 2018
Joint Meeting: Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance; Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Chairs: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom, Sen. Bill Weber
3 p.m.
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing committees will hold an information hearing on the state of agriculture, no committee action will be taken on any bills. If you have any questions contact Kyle Berndt at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda: 
State of Agriculture

 
Monday, February 26, 2018
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Minnesota schools’ telecommunications status and Internet Access Equity Aid program.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 26, 2018

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Rep. Paul Torkelson, Sen. Chuck Wiger
6:00 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

Tentative Agenda

I. Introduction of new director

II. Approval of minutes from the December 19, 2017 meeting

III. Discussion of possible recommendations to the 2018 Legislature


For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee on Local Government
Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1943 Tomassoni Central Iron Range sanitary sewer board appointment of members of the governing bodies of participating municipalities authorization.
Introduction of the new Metropolitan Council Chair Alene Tchourumoff to the Committee
Report on the recommendations from the 2016-2017 Metropolitan Council Sewer Availability Charge Task Force

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Department of Natural Resources Capital Investment proposals
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Capital Investment proposals

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Presentation on the University of Minnesota Regent Selection Process. The committee will hear a presentation from non-partisan senate staff as well as members of the Regent Candidate Advisory Committee.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee on E-12 Policy
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2465 Anderson, P. Educational child sexual abuse prevention curriculum expansion to include child sex trafficking prevention in academic standard.
S.F. 2455 Clausen Teacher training to include dyslexia instructional strategies requirement.

 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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

SF2620 (Rosen); HFxxxx (O’ Driscoll): 2018 Omnibus Retirement Bill, first consideration.
-LCPR staff overview
-Jill Schurtz, Executive Director, SPTRFA
-Jay Stoffel, Executive Director, TRA
-Doug Anderson, Executive Director, PERA
-Erin Leonard, Executive Director, MSRS
-Eric Nauman, Senate Fiscal Analyst


For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Long-Term Care Imperative

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Informational hearing regarding DEED's regional economic development
     partnerships.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

This is an informational hearing on the Affordable Housing Plan, no committee action will be taken on any bills. If you have any questions contact Kyle Berndt at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda: 
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency - Affordable Housing Plan Presentation

 
Thursday, March 1, 2018  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. David J. Osmek
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Residential PACE Consumer Protection Legislation Task Force report overview - Department of Commerce
Economic Impact of Closure: Benson Power Biomass Facility study overview - DEED

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 1, 2018
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, March 5, 2018  
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 5, 2018
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018  
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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

TBA


For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Office of the Legislative Auditor-
     Office of Health Facilities Complaints Report

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Child Protection

 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018  
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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

TBA


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, March 15, 2018  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 15, 2018

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

Location: TBD - State Office Building

Agenda: TBA


 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018  
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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

TBA


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, June 14, 2018  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, June 14, 2018

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

Location: TBD - State Office Building

Agenda: TBA


 

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