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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Monday, April 24, 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, April 24, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Senjem; Miller; Dahms; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Drazkowski; McDonald; Hertaus; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.
Same and similar non monetary provisions will be discussed.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
09:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Capitol Room 120

**Due to scheduling conflicts this meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled for Tuesday at 3pm or call of the chair.**

Adopt Same & Similars
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
12:30 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1937 

Chairs: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller and Rep. Pat Garofalo
12:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Miller; Anderson, P.; Champion; Dahms; Osmek - HOUSE: Garofalo; O'Neill; Mahoney; Hoppe; Newberger
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Walk-through of side-by-side and spreadsheet followed by agency testimony.

Documents will be posted as soon as they are available.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1937 Miller Omnibus jobs, commerce, energy, labor and industry, and employment and economic development appropriations bill.

 
1:30 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Dennis Smith
01:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Rest; Newman - HOUSE: Smith; Torkelson; Pelowski Jr.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Adopt Same & Similars
Agenda: 
H.F. 3 Pratt REAL ID Act authorization and implementation governance; drivers licenses and ID cards requirements and fees modifications; legislative reporting, expedited rulemaking temporary authority, and appropriation.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Update from Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
S.F. 2159 Senjem Housing finance agency (HFA) housing infrastructure bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2161 Senjem Regional behavioral health crisis programs in selected communities development grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2086 Jensen, S. Carver county mental health regional residential crisis stabilization services facility in Chaska grant bond issue and appropriation.

 
4:30 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
04:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

The committee will take public testimony.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

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

For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol

Discussion will begin on policy provisions that have not been heard in the Senate. (See link.) Anyone wishing to testify on these provisions, please email mike.valleau@house.mn to get on the list.

Testimony supporting, as well as opposing, these proposals are welcome. The order of discussion will follow the order of the bill by Article.

The schedule for these discussions will be fluid, so be prepared to be available at the meetings if you would like to testify.


Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Heintzeman; Swedzinski; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

***Agenda TBD***

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

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
03:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Capitol Room 120

Adopt Same & Similars
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
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 1200 Minnesota Senate Building


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
  1. Approval of April 18, 2017, meeting minutes.
  2. NON-ACTION ITEM:  MSRS-Unclassified; Change in factors for converting an account to an annuity (effective 7/1/17).
  3. SF1384 (Rosen); HF1672 (Murphy, M.):  VFRAs; Implementing the recommendations of the Volunteer Fire Relief Association Working Group.
    - Amendment S1384-1A (PDF / HTML)
    - Revisor's technical amendment A17-0222 (PDF / HTML)
    - Staff Memo from 3/14 meeting (PDF / HTML)
  4. SF1705 (Rosen); HF2126 (O'Driscoll): MSRS; Revising enhanced augmentation rates and the related exception from enhanced augmentation for certain terminated privatized employees (Fairview).
    - Staff materials from 3/7 meeting (PDF / HTML)
    - MSRS Presentation from 3/7 meeting (PDF)
    - Amendment S1705-1A (PDF / HTML)
    - Amendment S1705-2A (PDF / HTML)
    - Amendment S1705-3A (PDF / HTML)

To testify on an action item, please contact Lisa Diesslin at 651-296-6806 or lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn BEFORE the meeting, identifying the agenda item of interest.


For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 514 Kiffmeyer Omnibus elections bill.
S.F. 704 Fischbach Abortion facilities licensure requirement.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Overview from the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority

 
Friday, April 28, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 28, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, May 1, 2017  
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


For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017  
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


For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, May 8, 2017  
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: 

For more agenda information, click here

 

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