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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of May 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.
 
Monday, May 2, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, May 2, 2016
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Our committee will start at 6:00
Agenda: 
S.F. 2839 Stumpf University of Minnesota (U of M) higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 2, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
9:02 p.m.  
Monday, May 2, 2016

The Senate has returned from recess at 9:02 p.m.

 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
***Revision 2: Room and agenda change***
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Confirmation hearings for the Board of School Administrators, Board of the Minnesota State Academies, and the School Land Trusts Director. Confirmation hearings for the Perpich Board and the Board of Teaching have been postponed.
Agenda: 
Confirmations for the Board of School Administrators
Confirmations for the Board of the Minnesota State Academies
Confirmation for the School Trust Lands Director

 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
***Revision 2: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Other bills may be added. Bills may be heard in a different order than listed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2923 Nelson Order for protection and harassment restraining orders provisions modifications.
S.F. 2665 Jensen Real estate appraiser fees, costs, and management companies regulation.
S.F. 2985 Rest Presidential primary establishment.
S.F. 3001 Rest Workforce development board creation; workforce development and economic development provisions modifications.
S.F. 2325 Schmit Nursing facilities requirements modifications.
H.F. 2540 Pappas Fantasy sports game requirements and authorization.
S.F. 2568 Latz Orders for protection respondent filing fee requirements elimination.
S.F. 2839/H.F.3467 Stumpf University of Minnesota (U of M) higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation.

 
11:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11:30 a.m.

 
Wednesday, May 4, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
***Revision 1: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2325 Schmit Nursing facilities requirements modifications.
S.F. 1306 Sparks Farmer-lender mediation program extension and report requirement.
S.F. 2835 Sparks Pari-mutuel horse racing advance deposit wagering authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 2839/H.F.3467 Stumpf Omnibus capital investment bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
2:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Tim Kelly
02:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Schmit; Jensen; Franzen; Kent - HOUSE: Kelly; Sanders; Howe; Petersburg; Erhardt
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

House has the gavel.

Items for discussion:
-House bill language
-Rail grade crossings solution proposal
-Emergency managers hazmat data sharing proposal
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy and appropriation bill.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
***Revision 3: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
05:00 PM
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

If session goes past 5:00pm, the committee will start "at the call of the chair"

HF 3467 has been added to the agenda. Bills may be heard in a different order than listed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3481 Latz Controlled substance crimes thresholds modifications; marijuana plants and controlled substance trace amounts possession new offenses creation; lower level controlled substance crimes mandatory minimum sentences elimination; appropriation.
H.F. 3467 Stumpf Omnibus capital investment bill.
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation.

 
15 Minutes after the last body adjourns  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
***Revision 2: Room change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 1036 

Chairs: Sen. Chris A. Eaton and Rep. Dave Baker
15 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Eaton; Kiffmeyer; Wiklund - HOUSE: Baker; Hilstrom; Mack
Room 400N State Office Bldg.

The conference committee will meet at 4:35 p.m. in Room 400N
Agenda: 
H.F. 1036 Eaton Physician assistant program provisions modification.

 
Thursday, May 5, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, May 5, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on State and Local Government
Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Revision 1: The 5/5 hearing is canceled and will be rescheduled for a date and time TBD next week.

Note: SF 3520 will be taken up on an informational basis only. No vote will be taken.
Agenda: 
Confirmations to MN State Board of the Arts & Gambling Control Board:
     
     MN State Board of the Arts:
     -Rebecca Davis
     
     Gambling Control Board:
     -William Gillespie
     -Norman Pint
     
     (NOTE: individual confirmees will be added to this
     agenda based on their availability)
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation (pending re-referral from the Rules Committee).
S.F. 3520 Torres Ray Eating and drinking establishments additional outdoor seating sewer availability charges imposition regulation.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 10 a.m.

 
Friday, May 6, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 6, 2016
Committee on State and Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
08:00 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

NOTE: SF 3520 will be taken up on an informational basis only, no vote will be taken.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation.
Confirmations to MN State Board of the Arts & MN Gambling Control Board
     
     MN Gambling Control Board:
     -William Gillespe
     -Norman Pint
     
     MN State Board of the Arts:
     -Sean Dowse
     -Rebecca Davis
     -Ardell Brede
     -Dobson West
S.F. 3520 Torres Ray Eating and drinking establishments additional outdoor seating sewer availability charges imposition regulation.

 
8:30 a.m.  
Friday, May 6, 2016
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Other bills may be added
Agenda: 
H.F. 2540 Pappas Fantasy sports game requirements and authorization.
S.F. 2985 Rest Presidential primary establishment.
S.F. 3230 Jensen Life insurance reserves modifications.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 6, 2016

Capitol Preservation Commission - Art Subcommittee
Chair:
10:00 a.m.
Room Room 6, Minnesota Judicial Center
Agenda: 
TBA

 
12 Noon  
Friday, May 6, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Tim Kelly
12 Noon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Schmit; Jensen; Franzen; Kent - HOUSE: Kelly; Sanders; Howe; Petersburg; Erhardt
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Initial offers presented. Senate has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy and appropriation bill.

 
Monday, May 9, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
10:00 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Roll out delete all to HF 3931. The delete all, spreadsheet, and summary will be posted to Tuesday's agenda following committee adjournment.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3931 Skoe Omnibus Tax Bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

Presentation of the side-by-sides

The conference committee will meet at 1:00 P.M.
The conference committee will break for House floor session and resume again at the call of the chair.

Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
02:30 PM or Immediately Following Session
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Due to the floor session ending earlier than expected, the hearing will begin at 1:30pm in 1100 MSB.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble [pending re-referral] REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation.

 
3:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***
Judiciary Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
03:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The hearing will likely occur earlier than expected, beginning immediately following the Judiciary Policy Committee hearing -- which now starts at 1:30pm.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3481 Latz Controlled substance crimes thresholds modifications; marijuana plants and controlled substance trace amounts possession new offenses creation; lower level controlled substance crimes mandatory minimum sentences elimination; appropriation.
S.F. 3094 Carlson, J. Imprisonment and exoneration remedies act awards payment appropriation; corrections department claims settlement appropriation; claims limit for settlement the commissioners of human services, veterans affairs and corrections establishment.

 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Joint Meeting: Committee on Finance; House Committee on Ways and Means
Meeting Minutes     
Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen, Rep. Jim Knoblach
8:30 a.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation by NCSL: Joint budget target setting in other states.

 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

S.F. 2835 and H.F. 3281 have been removed from the agenda.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3931 Skoe Omnibus tax bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
Immediately Following Senate Session  
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
Immediately Following Senate Session
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Side by Sides walk through:
a. E12
b. Higher Education
c. Health & Human Services
d. Equity
e. Economic Development, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Energy articles
f. Labor & Industry, Broadband, Telecommunications, Worker's Compensation articles
g. State Government
h. Judiciary and Public Safety

Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
***Revision 2: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Other bills may be added. Bills may be heard in a different order than listed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation; resident lifetime game and fish license information driver's license or state ID care placement authorization.
S.F. 2568 Latz Orders for protection respondent filing fee requirements elimination.
S.F. 3481 Latz Controlled substance crimes thresholds modifications; marijuana plants and controlled substance trace amounts possession new offenses creation; lower level controlled substance crimes mandatory minimum sentences elimination; appropriation.
S.F. 3094 Carlson, J. Imprisonment and exoneration remedies act awards payment appropriation; corrections department claims settlement appropriation; claims limit for settlement the commissioners of human services, veterans affairs and corrections establishment.
S.F. 3572 Cohen Clean water fund prior appropriations modifications and state agency appropriations.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Tim Kelly
11:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Schmit; Jensen; Franzen; Kent - HOUSE: Kelly; Sanders; Howe; Petersburg; Erhardt
Room Basement State Office Bldg.

House has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy and appropriation bill.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
02:30 PM or Immediately Following Session
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The Judiciary Committee will meet in 15 minutes -- at 4:45pm in Room 1100 MSB.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3609 Champion Property right recognition in name, voice, signature, photograph, or likeness of a person and unauthorized use prohibition; remedies.

 
30 Minutes After Session  
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
***Revision 1: Time and agenda change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
30 Minutes After Session
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

Conference committee will meet 30 minutes after the Senate floor session adjourns

Completion of the side-by-sides:
State Government Finance
Public Safety and Corrections
Senate Transportation language

Selected agency testimony as requested by conferees:
Office of Higher Education
Human Services
Corrections

Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Thursday, May 12, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 12, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:00 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

TIME CHANGE...Starting at 8:00 AM
Agenda: 
H.F. 2540 Pappas Fantasy sports game requirements and authorization.
S.F. 2835 Sparks Pari-mutuel horse racing advance deposit wagering authorization and appropriation.
H.F. 3281 Koenen Raffle boards authorization.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 12, 2016
***Revision 1: Room change***
Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development
Chair: Sen. Dan Sparks
09:00 AM
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Confirmation: Shawntera Hardy, Commissioner, Department of Employment and
     Economic Development
Confirmation: Gary Hall, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals
Confirmation: David Stofferahn, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of
     Appeals
Confirmation: Deborah Sundquist, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of
     Appeals

 
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 10 a.m.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Thursday, May 12, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Sunday, May 15, 2016  
6:00 p.m.  
Sunday, May 15, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
06:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 16, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 16, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2777 

Chairs: Sen. John A. Hoffman and Rep. Debra Hilstrom
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Hoffman; Champion; Abeler - HOUSE: Hilstrom; Johnson; Newberger
Room 300S State Office Bldg.

Rep Hilstrom is chairing the hearing.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2777 Hoffman, J. Ex parte hearing authorization for determination of emergency medical service person exposure to individuals bodily fluids establishment; peace officer taking of noncompliant individual into temporary custody to collect blood sample authorization.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 16, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
2:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 16, 2016
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
02:00 PM or Immediately Following Session
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The hearing will begin following the floor session -- at approximately 6:15pm -- in Room 1100.

SF 3609 received a hearing on 5/11/16. At the end of that discussion, it was tabled to allow for further amendments to be drafted.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3609 Champion PRINCE Act; property right recognition in name, voice, signature, photograph, or likeness of a person; unauthorized use prohibition; remedies.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 16, 2016

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
6:00 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
The meeting will be rescheduled TBA.


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

 
Time to be announced  
Monday, May 16, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
Time to be announced
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Location to be announced

The conference committee will meet at the call of the chair
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016  
9:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on State and Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
09:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Note: the meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Agenda: 
S.F. 588 Pappas Minnesota state retirement system (MSRS) general state employees retirement plan disability application deadlines modification.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2527 

Chairs: Sen. Tom Saxhaug and Rep. Dean Urdahl
04:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Saxhaug; Sparks; Lourey; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen - HOUSE: Urdahl; Lillie; Torkelson; Heintzeman; McNamara
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Call of the Chair will not be before 4:00pm.

Per Joint Rules 2.06 the gavel will rotate every 24 hours.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2527 Saxhaug Outdoor heritage fund appropriations, evaluation provisions modification, prior appropriations modification and appropriating money.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
6:00 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
or at the Call of the Chair
Agenda: 
Amendment H2807-12A: PERA Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Plan; Delete requirement that the first relief association to join the monthly benefit division be reimbursed for PERA's administrative expenses by relief associations that join later.

Amendment H2807-11A: Technical corrections.

Amendment H2807-16A: MSRS, TRA, SPTRFA; Reduction of COLA for one year, elimination of COLA triggers and, for SPTRFA, increase in employer contribution.

2016 Omnibus Retirement Bill, in the form of delete-all amendment H2807-10A.

Click below for links to the amendments.
For more agenda information, click here

 
8:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
08:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 10 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2428 

Chairs: Sen. Kathy Sheran and Rep. Ron Kresha
08:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Sheran; Rosen; Lourey - HOUSE: Kresha; Bennett; Norton
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2428 Sheran Legislative task force on child protection extension and modifications.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
09:00 AM
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 3367 will be heard first at the request of the author. Agenda order may change.

Other agenda items may be added.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3367 Sheran Resolution urging Congress to take action on the Interest of Others Act of 2016.
S.F. 588 Pappas Omnibus retirement bill.
S.F. 3609 Champion PRINCE Act; property right recognition in name, voice, signature, photograph, or likeness of a person; unauthorized use prohibition; remedies.
S.F. 2090 Johnson, A. Resolution expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in the People's Republic of China.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2760 

Chairs: Sen. Foung Hawj and Rep. Debra Kiel
10:00 AM or Time to be announced
CONFEREES: SENATE: Hawj; Saxhaug; Weber - HOUSE: Kiel; Ecklund; Hackbarth
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Senate holds the gavel
Agenda: 
S.F. 2760 Hawj Omnibus lands bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
12 Noon  
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 848 

Chairs: Sen. Rod Skoe and Rep. Greg Davids
12 Noon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Skoe; Gazelka; Dziedzic; Koenen; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Pelowski Jr.; Drazkowski; Barrett; Swedzinski
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Conf. Committee will not be reconvening tonight.
Agenda: 
H.F. 848 Skoe Omnibus tax bill.

 
1:05 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Senate has returned from recess at 1:05 p.m.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2963 

Chairs: Sen. Kari Dziedzic and Rep. Tom Hackbarth
15 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dziedzic; Westrom; Hoffman - HOUSE: Hackbarth; Anzelc; Green
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

FOR INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT MARY UNDERWOOD @ 651-296-7809
Agenda: 
S.F. 2963 Dziedzic Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation, certain fund money use requirements establishment and University of Minnesota (U of M) reimbursement procedures creation.

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2527 

Chairs: Sen. Tom Saxhaug and Rep. Dean Urdahl
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Saxhaug; Sparks; Lourey; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen - HOUSE: Urdahl; Lillie; Torkelson; Heintzeman; McNamara
Location to be announced

MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 
S.F. 2527 Saxhaug Outdoor heritage fund appropriations, evaluation provisions modification, prior appropriations modification and appropriating money.

 
Thursday, May 19, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 19, 2016
***Revision 1: Time and Room change***
Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Terri E. Bonoff
08:00 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Office of the Legislative Auditor, a review of restructuring currently
     underway at the University of Minnesota related to human subject research
     and clinical drug studies.

 
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Release OLA Evaluation, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI)

 
8:15 a.m.  
Thursday, May 19, 2016

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1111 

Chairs: Sen. Lyle Koenen and Rep. Chris Swedzinski
08:15 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Koenen; Saxhaug; Dahms - HOUSE: Swedzinski; Uglem; Persell
Room 400N State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1111 Koenen School bus flagger motor vehicle driver stop requirement; bus passenger seat belt violations application to bus driver prohibition.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 9 a.m.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. Mississippi Corridor Critical Area Rulemaking Update
2. Commission Business
- FY16 Budget Status
- Executive Committee & Commission Bylaws/Rules
- Regional & At-Large Member Elections
- Letters of Support & Commission Comments
- Process Revision
- Letter of Support for Bruce Vento Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge Project
- Potential Letter to Congressional Delegation - Approp of Funds for Scenic Byway
Designation
3. Corridor Management Plan
- Final Report
- Next Steps
4. National MRPC Updates
5. Mississippi River Trail Update
6. Agency & Regional Updates
For more agenda information, click here

 
4:30 p.m.  
Thursday, May 19, 2016
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3589 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Dennis Smith
04:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Rosen; Kent - HOUSE: Smith; Pelowski Jr.; Albright
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation, limitation, and appropriation; resident lifetime game and fish license information driver's license or state ID care placement authorization; New Brighton driver's license agent.

 
10:00 p.m.  
Thursday, May 19, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 848 

Chairs: Sen. Rod Skoe and Rep. Greg Davids
10:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Skoe; Gazelka; Dziedzic; Koenen; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Pelowski Jr.; Drazkowski; Barrett; Swedzinski
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Resuming at 10:00 PM
Agenda: 
H.F. 848 Skoe Omnibus tax bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Thursday, May 19, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2527 

Chairs: Sen. Tom Saxhaug and Rep. Dean Urdahl
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Saxhaug; Sparks; Lourey; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen - HOUSE: Urdahl; Lillie; Torkelson; Heintzeman; McNamara
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Per Joint Rules 2.06 the gavel will rotate every 24 hours.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2527 Saxhaug Outdoor heritage fund appropriations, evaluation provisions modification, prior appropriations modification and appropriating money.

 
Thursday, May 19, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Friday, May 20, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1440 

Chairs: Sen. Julie A. Rosen and Rep. Dave Baker
08:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Rosen; Sheran; Benson - HOUSE: Baker; Liebling; Zerwas
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 1440 Conference Committee is in recess and will reconvene at the call of the Chairs.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1440 Rosen Prescription monitoring program modifications.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3368 

Chairs: Sen. Lyle Koenen and Rep. Steve Drazkowski
09:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Koenen; Jensen; Dahms - HOUSE: Drazkowski; Fabian; Hertaus
Room 400N State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3368 Koenen Temporary use of certain rights-of-way permit requirements modification.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
12 Noon  
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 748 

Chairs: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf and Rep. Paul Torkelson
12 Noon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Stumpf; Tomassoni; Sieben; Hayden; Senjem - HOUSE: Torkelson; Swedzinski; Albright; Vogel; Hausman
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

The House has the gavel
Agenda: 
H.F. 748 Stumpf Disaster relief bond issue and appropriations.

 
2:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 498 

Chairs: Sen. Ron Latz and Rep. Tony Cornish
02:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Latz; Ingebrigtsen; Kent - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Hilstrom
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The committee will reconvene at 2:00 PM in 2308 MSB.
Agenda: 
S.F. 498 Latz Portable recording system (body camera) data classification, destruction and regulation.

 
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 1: Time and Room change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2527 

Chairs: Sen. Tom Saxhaug and Rep. Dean Urdahl
02:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Saxhaug; Sparks; Lourey; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen - HOUSE: Urdahl; Lillie; Torkelson; Heintzeman; McNamara
Room 300N State Office Bldg.

House will have the gavel
Agenda: 
S.F. 2527 Saxhaug Outdoor heritage fund appropriations, evaluation provisions modification, prior appropriations modification and appropriating money.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 848 

Chairs: Sen. Rod Skoe and Rep. Greg Davids
04:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Skoe; Gazelka; Dziedzic; Koenen; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Pelowski Jr.; Drazkowski; Barrett; Swedzinski
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Time change...4:00 PM
Agenda: 
H.F. 848 Skoe Omnibus tax bill.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3469 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Paul Anderson
05:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Westrom; Latz - HOUSE: Anderson; Backer; Hilstrom
Room 300S State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3469 Ingebrigtsen Laura's law; crime of interfering with a body or scene of death crime modification and penalty increase.

 
8:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1440 

Chairs: Sen. Julie A. Rosen and Rep. Dave Baker
08:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Rosen; Sheran; Benson - HOUSE: Baker; Liebling; Zerwas
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Please contact Emily Allison with questions- emily.allison@senate.mn
Agenda: 
S.F. 1440 Rosen Prescription monitoring program modifications.

 
10:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 2: High Priority***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3142 

Chairs: Sen. Kathy Sheran and Rep. Nick Zerwas
10:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Sheran; Abeler; Marty - HOUSE: Zerwas; Mack; Fischer
Room 400N State Office Bldg.

We will meet at 10 p.m. in Room 400N SOB
Agenda: 
H.F. 3142 Sheran Omnibus health department policy bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 5: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2963 

Chairs: Sen. Kari Dziedzic and Rep. Tom Hackbarth
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dziedzic; Westrom; Hoffman - HOUSE: Hackbarth; Anzelc; Green
Location to be announced

MEETING CANCELED
Agenda: 
S.F. 2963 Dziedzic Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation, certain fund money use requirements establishment and University of Minnesota (U of M) reimbursement procedures creation.

 
Friday, May 20, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Saturday, May 21, 2016  
12 Noon  
Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
3:45 p.m.  
Saturday, May 21, 2016
***Revision 3: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 748 

Chairs: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf and Rep. Paul Torkelson
03:45 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Stumpf; Tomassoni; Sieben; Hayden; Senjem - HOUSE: Torkelson; Swedzinski; Albright; Vogel; Hausman
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 748 Stumpf Omnibus capital investment bill.

 
4:15 p.m.  
Saturday, May 21, 2016
***Revision 3: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Tim Kelly
04:15 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Schmit; Jensen; Franzen; Kent - HOUSE: Kelly; Sanders; Howe; Petersburg; Erhardt
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

HF 4 conference committee will not meet again tonight (Saturday, 5/21).
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy and appropriation bill.

 
6:45 p.m.  
Saturday, May 21, 2016

 Conference Committee on S.F. 498 

Chairs: Sen. Ron Latz and Rep. Tony Cornish
06:45 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Latz; Ingebrigtsen; Kent - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Hilstrom
Room Basement State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 498 Latz Portable recording system (body camera) data classification, destruction and regulation.

 
8:30 p.m.  
Saturday, May 21, 2016

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1440 

Chairs: Sen. Julie A. Rosen and Rep. Dave Baker
08:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Rosen; Sheran; Benson - HOUSE: Baker; Liebling; Zerwas
Room 5 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1440 Rosen Prescription monitoring program modifications.

 
10:00 p.m.  
Saturday, May 21, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3589 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Dennis Smith
10:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Rosen; Kent - HOUSE: Smith; Pelowski Jr.; Albright
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

We will return from recess at 10 p.m.

Per Joint Rules 2.06, the gavel rotates every 24 hours. Senate will have the gavel.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation, limitation, and appropriation; resident lifetime game and fish license information driver's license or state ID care placement authorization; New Brighton driver's license agent.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Saturday, May 21, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3018 

Chairs: Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Paul Anderson
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Sparks; Dahms; Eken - HOUSE: Anderson; Anderson; Hamilton; Poppe
Minnesota Senate Building Room 2404
Agenda: 
S.F. 3018 Sparks Agricultural-related provisions policy and technical changes; solar site volunteer management practices establishment; farmer-lender mediation program extension requirement.

 
Saturday, May 21, 2016
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2963 

Chairs: Sen. Kari Dziedzic and Rep. Tom Hackbarth
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dziedzic; Westrom; Hoffman - HOUSE: Hackbarth; Anzelc; Green
Room Basement State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2963 Dziedzic Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation, certain fund money use requirements establishment and University of Minnesota (U of M) reimbursement procedures creation.

 
Saturday, May 21, 2016
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 848 

Chairs: Sen. Rod Skoe and Rep. Greg Davids
Time to be announced
CONFEREES: SENATE: Skoe; Gazelka; Dziedzic; Koenen; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Pelowski Jr.; Drazkowski; Barrett; Swedzinski
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Meeting reconvening at 11:30 PM.
Agenda: 
H.F. 848 Skoe Omnibus tax bill.

 
Saturday, May 21, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The conference committee will meet at the call of the chair.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Sunday, May 22, 2016  
7:00 a.m.  
Sunday, May 22, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2749 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Jim Knoblach
07:00 AM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Fischbach; Saxhaug; Wiger; Lourey - HOUSE: Knoblach; McNamara; Dean; Garofalo; Loon
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 2749 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Sunday, May 22, 2016
***Revision 1: Room change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3589 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Dennis Smith
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Rosen; Kent - HOUSE: Smith; Pelowski Jr.; Albright
Room 400N State Office Bldg.

House has the gavel.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation, limitation, and appropriation; resident lifetime game and fish license information driver's license or state ID care placement authorization; New Brighton driver's license agent.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Sunday, May 22, 2016
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 848 

Chairs: Sen. Rod Skoe and Rep. Greg Davids
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Skoe; Gazelka; Dziedzic; Koenen; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Pelowski Jr.; Drazkowski; Barrett; Swedzinski
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Meeting Canceled
Agenda: 
H.F. 848 Skoe Omnibus tax bill.

 
12:30 p.m.  
Sunday, May 22, 2016
***Revision 2: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
12:30 PM
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Committee will meet at 12:30pm.

A committee resolution was added 4th on the agenda. Additional 'end of session' business may be added to the agenda.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3602 Latz Revisor's bill.
Senate Concurrent Resolution relating to adjournment
Senate Resolution relating to conduct of business during interim
Committee Resolution providing the Chair of the Committee on Rules and Administration with temporary authority to sign certain documents in the absence of the Senate President.
Interim Travel Expense and Per Diem Memo

 
1:00 p.m.  
Sunday, May 22, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 1 p.m.

 
Sunday, May 22, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2963 

Chairs: Sen. Kari Dziedzic and Rep. Tom Hackbarth
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dziedzic; Westrom; Hoffman - HOUSE: Hackbarth; Anzelc; Green
Room Basement State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2963 Dziedzic Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation, certain fund money use requirements establishment and University of Minnesota (U of M) reimbursement procedures creation.

 
10:30 p.m.  
Sunday, May 22, 2016
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 748 

Chairs: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf and Rep. Paul Torkelson
10:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Stumpf; Tomassoni; Sieben; Hayden; Senjem - HOUSE: Torkelson; Swedzinski; Albright; Vogel; Hausman
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Senate has the gavel
Agenda: 
H.F. 748 Stumpf Omnibus capital investment bill.

 
Monday, May 23, 2016  
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 23, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
11:28 a.m.  
Monday, May 23, 2016

The Senate adjourned sine die at 11:28 a.m.

 
Thursday, May 26, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
10:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Agenda: Release OLA Evaluation, Department of Natural Resources: Deer Population Management

 
Monday, May 30, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 30, 2016

Senate Offices will be closed

 

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