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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Wednesday, February 21, 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.
 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
***Revision 2: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Testifiers will have no longer than 3 minutes each to present.
The hearing will be from 8:30 to 10 am in MSB 1100.
*THE AFTERNOON SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED.*
All slots to testify are filled. Submit written testimony to Rachael.Grooms@senate.mn.
Agenda: 
Public testimony on Addressing Elder Abuse in Minnesota Long-Term Care
     Settings Report
     
     Cheryl Hennen, State Long-Term Care Ombudsman
     Josh Berg
     Sheila Van Pelt
     Irene McCormick
     Kent Edwards
     Sandi Lubrant
     Gideon Wambua
     Connie Ford
     Maureen Switzer
     Corey Tanner
     Irene McCormick
     Deb Singer
     Robin Roberts
     Samantha Shields
     Jennifer Segal
     Deb Lloyd
     Lisa Papp-Richards
     JacLynn Herron
     Joann Fontaine
     Kristine Sundberg
     Patty Sagert
     Kristine Olson
     Martha McCabe
     Ken George

 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Overview of the Federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) 2017.
     
     Presentation by Senate Counsel
     Presentation by Department of Revenue

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
General Update on SCORE
Update on Administrative Law Judge rulings

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Department of Corrections (DOC) Bonding Request Presentation
Department of Public Safety (DPS) Bonding Request Presentation

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F.  Fischbach Maltreatment of Minors Recodification Bill.
Dept. of Human Services: Child Protection Update
Mn Assoc. of County Social Service Administrators
     Jodi Wentlund, Hennepin County
     Amy Shillabeer, Olmsted County
     Jodi Heurung, Sherburne County
     Suzanne Arntson, Scott County
AFSCME-Child Protection Issues
     Ethan Vogel, AFSCME
     David Yang, Child Protection Social Worker, Hennepin County
     Eric Jayne, Ramsey County Child Protection
     Melissa Dolan, Ramsey County Child Protection
Dr. Traci LaLiberte, Executive Director,
     Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
     University of Minnesota

 
8:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

 Conference Committee on H.F. 399 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
08:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Koran; Laine; Hall - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; O'Driscoll; Nash
Room 120 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 399 Kiffmeyer legislative budget.

 
Monday, February 26, 2018  
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:
To be announced.

 
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 a hearing on the state of agriculture in Minnesota. If you have any questions contact Kyle Berndt at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
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:
To be announced.

 
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.

 
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: 

TBA


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:
To be announced.

 
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.

 
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

 
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


 
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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