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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of August 2015

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, August 3, 2015  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, August 3, 2015
Capitol Preservation Commission - Art Subcommittee
Chair: Hon. Paul Anderson (ret.)
10:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 
*Meeting location: Minnesota Judicial Center - Room G-6, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155*

See below for link to the meeting agenda.

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For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015  
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Legislative Working Group on Mille Lacs Lake
Chairs: Sen. David J. Tomassoni and Rep. Tom Hackbarth
3 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

This will be the first meeting of the Legislative Working Group on Mille Lacs Lake, Co-Chaired by Representative Tom Hackbarth and Senator David Tomassoni.

Chair Hackbarth will hold the gavel for this meeting.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015  
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Legislative Working Group on Mille Lacs Lake
Chairs: Sen. David J. Tomassoni and Rep. Tom Hackbarth
10 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

This will be the second meeting of the Legislative Working Group on Mille Lacs Lake.

Senator Tomassoni will hold the gavel for this meeting.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Legislative Task Force on Child Protection
Chairs: Sen. Kathy Sheran and Rep. Ron Kresha
10 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
Introductions by Task Force Members and Others
Review of Legislation passed last session: Joan White, Senate Counsel
Overview of the role of DHS as it relates to the Task Force: Jim Koppel, Assistant Commissioner, DHS
Task Force discussion of priorities and goals
Public testimony
Set next meeting date
If you have questions or would like to testify, please contact Lisa Moriarity at 651-296-8891 or lisa.moriarity@house.mn

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Chair: Bob Anderson
11:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building

TIME CHANGE

ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
Call to order 11:00 AM

1. Review and Approve Agenda
2. Review and Approve June 23, 2015 Minutes
3. Members Report any Conflict of Interest on Today's Agenda
4. Executive Director's Report - Mark Johnson
5. Presentation: CPL Monitoring and Results Thus Far
6. Discussion: Council CPL Liaison
7. Action: ML 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3 Forest for the Future
OHF Land Conveyance per MS 97A.056 Subd. 15
8. Discussion: Overview of Tax Court Finding (Blandin v Counties) 12:10 AM
Christopher Kleman, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department

Lunch Break (35 minutes)

9. Action: Advancement of Funds
ML 2015, First Sp. Session, Ch. 2, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(e); Sand Hill River Fish Passage
10. Presentation: Forest Harvest Economics
11. Presentation: DNR Farming Practices
12. DNR Water Retention Project Proposals
13. Discussion: Proposal Evaluations
14. Opportunity for Public to Address the Council

Adjourn 4:00 PM
For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, August 13, 2015  
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Legislative Working Group on Mille Lacs Lake
Chairs: Sen. David J. Tomassoni and Rep. Tom Hackbarth
10 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

This will be the third meeting of the Legislative Working Group on Mille Lacs Lake.

Chair Hackbarth will hold the gavel for this meeting.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, August 18, 2015  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Legislative Water Commission - Field Tour
Chairs: Rep. Paul Torkelson, Sen. Bev Scalze
9:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 
Tentative Agenda
1. Approval of minutes from the June 22, 2015 meeting
2. Staff notes
3. Visits to sites of interest in the St Cloud area; specific agenda to be determined and posted at a later date
4. Set next meeting date
5. Other business as approved by the Chair
For more agenda information, click here

 
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission
Chairs: Sen. Greg Clausen, Rep. Tara Mack
10:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Tentative Agenda
1. Call to order
2. General Commission Business
3. Health Provider Tax Credits
4. Education Program Policies on Student Clinical Placements
5. Adjourn
For more agenda information, click here

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Kathy Sheran
12 Noon
Room 5 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
Review of and update on the state's procurement process for managed care
     contracts

 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015  
2:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Elections Emergency Planning Task Force
Chair: Secretary Steve Simon
2:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. Approve July 29, 2015, Meeting Minutes
2. Overview of Minnesota Election Process
3. Overview of Continuity of Operations Planning
4. Presentation from the Governor's Office on Chapter 12 Authority
5. Review Emergency Plans Provided by Other States
6. Discussion

 
Thursday, August 20, 2015  
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, August 20, 2015
MNsure Legislative Oversight Committee
Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
2:00 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 
I. Call to Order

II. Committee Business
a. Approval of minutes from the last meeting.
b. Welcome new LOC members.
c. Election of new House chair.

III. Introduction of new MNsure Board Members
a. Martha Eaves, Esq.
b. Edgardo Rodriguez, CPA

IV. MNsure IT Updates & Presentation (including budget update)
a. Pete Benner, MNsure Board Chair
b. Allison O'Toole, MNsure Interim CEO
c. Scott Peterson, MN.IT CIO at DHS, MNsure

V. Public Program Eligibility IT Updates and Renewals
a. Assistant Commissioner Nathan Moracco, DHS
b. Scott Peterson, MN.IT CIO at DHS, MNsure

VI. Update on Premium Rates
a. Jim Schowalter, MN Council of Health Plans
b. Peter Brickwedde, Department of Commerce

VII. Questions & Discussion

VIII. Adjournment

 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500S State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. CMP Project Update and Work Session
2. Agency and Regional Updates
3. Commission Business
4. National MRPC Updates
5. Old Business
For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, August 24, 2015  
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, August 24, 2015
Capitol Preservation Commission
Chair: Governor Mark Dayton
3:00 p.m.
Room 5th Floor Conference Room, Veterans Services Building
Agenda: 
Review and approval of site security enhancements

 
Tuesday, August 25, 2015  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Legislative Task Force on Child Protection
Chairs: Sen. Kathy Sheran and Rep. Ron Kresha
10 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
I. Approval of Minutes from August 11, 2015 Meeting
II. Review of the recommendations in the Final Report of the
     Governorís Task Force on the Protection of Children:
     Jim Koppel, Assistant Commissioner, Children and Family Services, MN Department of Human Services
III. Member discussion of issues to be addressed by the Task Force
IV. Public Testimony
V. Adjournment
If you have questions or would like to testify please contact Chelsea
     Magadance at chelsea.magadance@senate.mn.
The public is also invited to provide feedback on issues they believe the
     Task Force should address. Please submit any feedback to Chelsea
     Magadance at chelsea.magadance@senate.mn.
** Please sign-up to receive task force meeting notifications on the task
     force website at http://www.lcc.leg.mn/tfcp/ **

 

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