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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of September 2016

daily weekly monthly
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.
 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016  
2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Joint Meeting: Regent Candidate Advisory Council - Selection Criteria Committee-
Chair: Kathy Madson
2:00 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 

1)   General discussion on selection criteria associated with upcoming candidates



2)   Review application form and discuss potential updates



3)   Discuss press release and potential other notification options of regent openings



4)   Other items as approved by the chair


 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Surrogacy-
Chairs: Sen. Alice Johnson, Rep. Peggy Scott
10:00 a.m.
Room 2412, Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

Business practices of the fertility industry: clinics


 
Friday, September 16, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Friday, September 16, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Regent Candidate Advisory Council-
Chair: Ardell Brede
9:00 a.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Advisory Committee on Capitol Security-
Chair: Lt. Governor Smith
1:00 p.m.
Room 5th Floor Conference Room, Veterans Service Building
Agenda: 

  1. Review and approval of June 21, 2016 meeting minutes

  2. Update on Continuity of Government Plan (Patrick Wolfgram, State Patrol)

  3. Update on Capitol Security (Capt. Eric Roeske, State Patrol)

  4. Status of Capitol renovation (Director Chris Guevin, Dept. of Administration)

  5. Update from subgroup on cameras (Senator Dibble)

  6. Committee discussion regarding items to include in January report/draft legislation

  7. Public Comment

  8. Meeting will be closed to receive a nonpublic update on the status of Capitol renovation relating to specific security elements.


 
Wednesday, September 21, 2016  
6:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Task Force on Child Care-
Chairs: Rep. Mary Franson, Sen. Melissa Wiklund
6:00 p.m.
Room 1200, Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 



I. Call to Order, Chair Mary Franson

II. Approval of Minutes from August 2016 Meeting

III. DHS Overview of Child Care Regulatory Structure

- Jerry Kerber, Inspector General

IV. County Overview of Family Child Care Licensing

-  Warren Chaffee, Dakota County Social Service Supervisor

- Susan Erickson, Dakota County Social Worker

- Jolene Swan, Dakota County Social Worker

V. Discussion about Issues Related to Regulation Heard on the Select Committee on Affordable Child Care Tours

- Chair Mary Franson

VI. Discussion by Providers Regarding Regulations

VII. Public Testimony

VIII. Adjournment



Contact David Larson if you have questions or would like to testify, as the meeting is open to public discussion: david.larson@house.mn or 651-296-5621.



If you are unable to testify, but want to submit written testimony, please email David.


For more agenda information, click here

 
Friday, September 23, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, September 23, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Mississippi River Parkway Commission-
Chair: Rep Sheldon Johnson
10:00 a.m.
Room Red Wing - Ignite
Agenda: 

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Monday, September 26, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, September 26, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Bev Scalze, Rep. Paul Torkelson
9:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

  1. Approval of minutes from the July 7, 2016 and August 17, 2016 meetings

  2. The 30,000-foot view of Minnesota’s Water Supply & Wastewater Infrastructure Using the Infrastructure Stress Transparency Tool – Rebecca Otto, MN State Auditor

  3. An Overview of State Water Funding Programs and Issues – Jeff Freeman, Executive Director, Public Facilities Authority

  4. 2015 Infrastructure Listening Session Findings and Clean Water Infrastructure Needs – Rebecca Flood, Assistant Commissioner, MN Pollution Control Agency

  5. Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs – Randy Ellingboe, Manager of the Drinking Water Protection Section, MN Department of Health

  6. Adjourn


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Tuesday, September 27, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Surrogacy-
Chairs: Sen. Alice Johnson, Rep. Peggy Scott
1:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Approval of minutes from the September 13, 2016 meeting.

2. Discussion of Commission Work Plan

3. Contract law implications when a surrogacy contract is breached.

4. Potential conflicts with statutes governing private adoption and termination of parental rights.

5. Potential for legal conflicts related to third-party reproduction, including conflicts between or amongst the surrogate mother, the intended parents, the child, insurance companies, and medical professionals.

6. Information to be provided to a child born of a surrogate about the child's biological and gestational parents.


 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Task Force on Child Protection-
Chairs: Senator Kathy Sheran, Representative Ron Kresha
10:00 a.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 

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Thursday, September 29, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

Call to order

1.    Review and Approve Agenda                       

2.    Review and Approve Minutes

3.    Members Report any Conflict of Interest on Today’s Agenda

4.    Executive Director’s Report

a.    LSOHC 2017 Draft Calendar

b.    Status Updates

c.    Conversion/Conveyance – DNR

d.    University of Minnesota Survey Update

e.    Mississippi River Northwoods Legal Guidance Update

5.    Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment, ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(h),

Protect Aquatic Habitat from Asian Carp

Nick Frohnauer, Invasive Fish Coordinator, MN DNR   

6.    Update: Easements Working Group

7.    Presentation: ATVs in Minnesota

Ray Bohn, Lobbyist, ATV Association of Minnesota

DNR



Break



8.    Action: Administrative Budget Approval

9.    Action: Allocation Process Guidelines

10.    Discussion: Proposals and Allocations



Lunch



11.    Action: Allocation Selection

12.    Opportunity for Public to Address the Council

The public is asked to keep comments brief. If you would like to testify,

please contact Amanda Brazee, 651-284-6430 or amanda.brazee@lsohc.leg.mn.

Notice: Pursuant to MS 13D.015, some members may be participating via phone.


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9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Sondra Erickson
9:00 a.m.
Room 1200 - MSB
Agenda: 

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