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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of May 2015

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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.
 
Friday, May 1, 2015  
9:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 1, 2015

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

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9:30 a.m.  
Friday, May 1, 2015
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
09:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol

The hearing will begin immediately following the Senate floor session, likely at around 9:30am.
Agenda: 
The committee will take up the confirmations of Cindy Telstad, Terry Saario,
     and William Wernz to the Board on Judicial Standards.
S.F. 465 Westrom [To be heard on an informational basis only] Fireworks manufacture, sale and use regulation.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Friday, May 1, 2015
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Transportation and Public Safety
Chair: Sen. D. Scott Dibble
10:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

This is an informational hearing. We will NOT take action on the bill.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1552 Metzen Upper St. Anthony lock and dam closure grant program establishment.

 
30 Minutes after the last body adjourns  
Friday, May 1, 2015
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Tom Saxhaug and Rep. Sarah Anderson
30 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Saxhaug; Carlson; Wiklund; Metzen; Pappas - HOUSE: Anderson; Laine; O\'Driscoll; Albright; Loonan
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Call to Order

Introductions

Walkthrough of spreadsheets and side by sides

Discussion

Adjourn
Agenda: 
S.F. 888 Saxhaug Omnibus state government finance bill.

 
Monday, May 4, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, May 4, 2015
Committee on Education
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
Confirmation of members for Board of Teaching (Joyce Baumann and Jim Grabowska), Minnesota State Academies (Christopher Peper and Todd Sesker), Board of School Administrators (Nancy Antoine, Jean Haar, Tracine Asberry and Robert Meyer),and Perpich Center for Arts Education (Thomas Adams, Stephan Daly, Linda Henning and Mikal Nabors)

 
9:30 a.m.  
Monday, May 4, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
09:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Kent Lokkesmoe - DNR Asset preservation, flood mitigation, dam safety
Margaret Donahoe - MN Transportation Alliance - roads and bridges
John Jaschke - MN Board of Water and Soil Resources

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 4, 2015

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

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Monday, May 4, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Finance - Subcommittee on Legacy
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
At the Call of the Chair
Room 112 Capitol

The subcommittee will meet at the call of the chair, and not before the Senate floor session.
Agenda: 
H.F. 303 Cohen Omnibus legacy appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 4, 2015

 Conference Committee on S.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Tom Saxhaug and Rep. Sarah Anderson
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Saxhaug; Carlson; Wiklund; Metzen; Pappas - HOUSE: Anderson; Laine; O\'Driscoll; Albright; Loonan
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Senator Saxhaug will have the gavel
Agenda: 
S.F. 888 Saxhaug Omnibus state government finance bill.

 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development
Chair: Sen. Terri E. Bonoff
08:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Governor's Appointments to the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State
     Colleges & Universities:
     
     John Cowles
Governor's Appointments to the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities
     Authority:
     
     Michael Ranum
     Nancy Sampair

 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
***Revision 1: Room change***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1458 

Chairs: Sen. Tony Lourey and Rep. Matt Dean
09:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Lourey; Sheran; Hayden; Franzen; Rosen - HOUSE: Dean; Mack; McDonald; Schomacker; Zerwas
Room 107 Capitol

Committee will walk-through the spreadsheet and side-by-sides.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1458 Lourey Omnibus health and human services appropriations bill.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
10:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1735 Marty Public utilities performance-based multiyear rate plans authorization.

 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Committees
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
10:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol

Subcommittee on Committees will meet immediately following Rules Committee
Agenda: 
Appointments to Commissions

 
1:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Tim Kelly
01:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Schmit; Jensen; Hawj; Kent - HOUSE: Kelly; Sanders; Howe; Petersburg; Erhardt
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

House holds the gavel. We will walk through the side-by-sides and spreadsheet.
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy and appropriation bill.

 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Capitol Preservation Commission
Chair: Governor Mark Dayton
8:00 a.m.
Room 5th Floor Conference Room, Veterans Services Building
Agenda: 
1. Consideration of Out-of-Scope items
2. Update on Cedar Avenue Curb Cut for Bus Drop-off
3. Discussion of Security Enhancements
4. Adjourn

 

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