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For the Month of April 2014

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Health and Human Services Division
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Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
08:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1484 Sheran Dental licensing provisions modifications.
S.F. 511 Sheran Advanced practice registered nurse health care delivery access improvement establishment.
S.F. 1890 Sheran Nursing board grounds for disciplinary action modification; health professionals services program modification; health-related licensing board members compensation modification.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
***Revision 1: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Taxes
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Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
09:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

S.F. 2850 and S.F. 2934 added.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2709 Saxhaug Aitkin prior distribution of taconite production taxes use modification.
S.F. 2550 Sparks Sales tax exemption extension to housing and redevelopment and port authorities.
S.F. 2254 Kent Qualified transportation fringe benefits income tax subtraction authorization.
S.F. 2714 Rosen Nonprofit tickets or admissions sales tax exemption clarification.
S.F. 2293 Koenen Volunteer first responders income tax credit.
S.F. 2781 Koenen Greater Minnesota business expansion sales tax exemption exclusion activities definition.
S.F. 2850 Eken North Dakota oil production and Minnesota impact study and appropriation.
S.F. 2934 Rest Sales tax exemption for data centers.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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

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12 Noon  
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Education
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Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
12 Noon or Immediately Following Session
Room 112 Capitol

Confirmation of additional appointments may be added depending upon appointees' availability to attend the hearing.
Agenda: 
Confirmation of Board of the Minn. State Academies, Member, Jan Bailey
Confirmation of Board of School Administrators, Member, Deborah Henton
Confirmation of Board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Member, Christopher Paul
Confirmation of Board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Member, Mathew Ollig
Confirmation of Board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Member, Luayn Ruch-Hammond
Confirmation of Board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Member, Martha West
Confirmation of Board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education, Member, Susan Mau-Larson
Confirmation of Board of Teaching, Member, Anne Krafthefer
Dr. Dave Heistad will present on pathways to graduation for stable and mobile English Language Learners in Bloomington Public Schools.

 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Environment and Energy
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
12 Noon or 15 Minutes After Session
Room 107 Capitol

The hearing will start 15 minutes after session ends.
Agenda: 
Confirmation of Clean Water Council Members: Pamela Blixt, Sharon Doucette,
     Patrick Flowers, Robert Hoefert, Gene Merriam, Victoria Reinhardt, Patrick
     Shea, Deborah Swackhamer, and John Underhill.
Confirmation of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board members
     Daniel Foley, Kathryn Draeger, and James Riddle.
Confirmation of Minnesota Environmental Quality Board member Kristin Eide-
     Tollefson.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
***Revision 2: High Priority***
Health and Human Services Division
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Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
05:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
Room 123 Capitol

**Hearing has been delayed again to 5:00PM or at the call of the chair.**

This is a continuation of the morning hearing on the bills listed below. The committee will reconvene at 4PM to finish its agenda from the morning hearing.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1484 Sheran Dental licensing, health related licensing boards, advanced practice registered nurses, disciplinary actions, pharmacy board, and controlled substances modifications.
S.F. 511 Sheran Advanced practice registered nurse health care delivery access improvement establishment.
S.F. 1890 Sheran Nursing board grounds for disciplinary action modification; health professionals services program modification; health-related licensing board members compensation modification.

 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
***Revision 6: Agenda change***
Tax Reform Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

REMOVED SF 2757
Agenda: 
S.F. 2910 Skoe Cigarette tax rate modification and annual indexing repeal.
S.F. 2918 Pappas Instrumentalities of the state sales tax exemption authorization.
S.F. 1834 Clausen Minnesota college saving plan contributions income tax subtraction authorization.
S.F. 2848 Eken Higher education internship tax credit modification.
S.F. 2057 Chamberlain K-12 education income tax subtraction and credit allowance to apply to reading credit activities.
S.F. 2488 Bonoff Income and franchise tax research tax credit extension to sole proprietors.
S.F. 2489 Bonoff Income and franchise tax research credit refundability authorization.
S.F. 2685 Dziedzic Eating disorder treatments in a public or private higher education institution included in gross revenues tax credits.
S.F. 2928 Rest Home care providers and children with disabilities parents and guardians income tax credits; appropriation.

 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
***Revision 1: Editing change***
E-12 Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol

Revision 2: A5 amendment posted. The A5 is a technical amendment to the A4 amendment.

Revision: A4 amendment posted.

There will be an amendment offered to address concerns with Section 3 of S.F. 2459.

Senate File 767 (SC 9812-3) will not be re-opened for discussion or amendment.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2459 Clausen Teacher evaluation programs alignment.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
***Revision 1: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
10:00 AM
Room 123 Capitol

Please note the Finance Committee will be meeting at 10 a.m.
Agenda: 
S.F. 874 Thompson Judicial forfeiture of property associated with controlled substances offenses and vehicles used in drive-by shootings conviction requirement; administrative forfeiture presumption repeal.
S.F. 2466 Petersen Electronic device location information; law enforcement cell phone tracking data search warrant requirement.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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

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12 Noon  
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
12 Noon
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2557 Brown Clear Lake/Clearwater sewer authority wastewater treatment facility improvements bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2407 Wiger Oakdale nature preserve floating boardwalk construction and paving of trails bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2339 Bakk Hermantown regional health and wellness center grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2098 Saxhaug Outdoor heritage fund appropriations.
S.F. 1899 Dziedzic Natural resources department (DNR) environment and natural resources trust fund appropriations; legislative-citizen commission on Minnesota resources modifications; land acquisition modifications.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
02:30 PM
Room 112 Capitol

More bills may be added.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2066 Dibble Data practices and personal data privacy legislative commission establishment.
S.F. 2128 Skoe Online lottery ticket sale prohibition.

 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Committees
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
02:30 PM
Room 112 Capitol

The Subcommittee will meet immediately following full Rules Committee.
Agenda: 
Appointments to Commissions

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Transportation and Public Safety Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. D. Scott Dibble
03:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

If you are interested in testifying, please contact the Committee Administrator, Suzanne Sobotka (suzanne.sobotka@senate.mn) by 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2. All handouts MUST be submitted electronically.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2107 Dibble Transportation finance provisions modifications; gross receipts motor fuel tax establishment; metropolitan area transit tax modification; transportation trunk highway bond issue and appropriation.

 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on State and Local Government
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol


2014 Legislative Auditor Report on Councils on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans, Black Minnesotans, Chicano/Latino People, and Indian Affairs
Agenda: 
Confirmations:
     Office of Administrative Hearings, Chief Administrative Law Judge:
     Tammy L. Pust
     
     Board of the Arts:
     David Glenn
     Thomas Moss
     Wendy Dayton
     
     Gambling Control Board:
     Kenneth Koch
     
     MN Racing Commission:
     Alan Gingold
     Lisa Goodman
     Ralph Strangis
Presentation of Legislative Auditor Report on Councils on Asian-Pacific
     Minnesotans, Black Minnesotans, Chicano/Latino People, and Indian Affairs:
     Jim Nobles, Legislative Auditor

 
Thursday, April 3, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 3, 2014
***Revision 5: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol

The ENR summary document has been added. The committee is in recess to the call of the chair. The remaining articles are:

1. HWD - Higher Education and Workforce Development (Bonoff)
2. ENR - Environment, Economic Development, Agriculture (Tomassoni)
3. E12 - Education Finance Division (Wiger)
4. TPS - Transportation and Public Safety (Dibble)
5. HHS - Health and Human Services (Lourey)

The hearing will continue if possible Thursday evening, and Friday April 4.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2785 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.
S.F. 2859 Dibble Rochester transportation maintenance facility prior appropriation and trunk highway and bridge transfers modifications.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, April 3, 2014
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Taxes
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Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
09:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

S.F. 1828 Removed at author's request.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2919 Tomassoni Nonferrous mining tax rate modification and proceeds and production tax revenue distribution adjustment.
S.F. 2941 Dziedzic Accelerated June tax payments remittance threshold modification.
S.F. 2934 Rest Sales tax exemption for data centers.
S.F. 2128 Skoe Online lottery ticket sale prohibition.

 
12 Noon  
Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

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Friday, April 4, 2014  
11:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 4, 2014

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

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12 Noon  
Friday, April 4, 2014
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Elections
Chair: Sen. Katie Sieben
12 Noon
Room 112 Capitol

The meeting has been canceled due to weather and will be rescheduled.
Agenda: 
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Members:
     
     Judge Jon Stafsholt
     Edward Oliver
     Christian Sande

 
Immediately Following Senate Session  
Friday, April 4, 2014
***Revision 2: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
Immediately Following Senate Session
Room 123 Capitol

The Finance Committee will meet immediately after floor session, which is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3172 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.
S.F. 2859 Dibble Rochester transportation maintenance facility prior appropriation and trunk highway and bridge transfers modifications.

 
Monday, April 7, 2014  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, April 7, 2014
Committee on Taxes
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Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
09:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

There will be a delete all to S.F. 2726
Agenda: 
S.F. 2578 Metzen Dakota county community development agency allocation of low-income housing credits threshold criteria modification.
S.F. 2482 Koenen Solar energy production tax establishment; solar energy systems property tax exemption.
S.F. 2726 Skoe Vehicle for Omnibus Tax Bill.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, April 7, 2014
Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
10:00 a.m.
Room Basement State Office Building

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 
1. SF 2161 - Hearing and Discussion
2. Related School Trust Land Business
3. Other business

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, April 7, 2014

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

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12 Noon  
Monday, April 7, 2014
Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
12 Noon
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2227 Schmit Game and fish provisions modifications.
S.F. 2864 Koenen Scientific and natural area (SNA) and native bank prairie acquisition bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2770 Weber Currie water and sewer line replacement grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2682 Dahms Dawson industrial park grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2650 Fischbach Cold Spring water infrastructure bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2518 Saxhaug Minnesota forests for the future program bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2281 Ruud Pequot Lakes wastewater treatment facility spray irrigation equipment grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 1935 Dahms Seaforth wastewater system improvements bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 1781 Koenen Clara City infrastructure improvements bond issue and appropriation.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, April 7, 2014
***Revision 3: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
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Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
01:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol

HF3167 has been added to the agenda for procedural reasons only. The 1 p.m. start time replaces the previously posted 9 a.m. time. Other bills may be added.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Champion Expungement of criminal records and eviction records provisions modifications.
H.F. 2091 Hayden State employee vacation donation to sick leave account use expansion.
H.F. 3167 Skoe Omnibus supplemental tax bill.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Monday, April 7, 2014
Committee on Rules and Administration
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Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
04:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
House proposal on Capitol Office Building

 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Committee on Capital Investment
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Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol

Topics discussed:

-Transportation
Agenda: 
Minnesota Department of Transportation
     
     Tracy Hatch Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating
     Officer MnDOT
Local Road Improvement program and Local Bridge Program
     
     Margaret Donahoe Minnesota Transportation Alliance
     John Brunkhorst McLeod County Engineer with Minnesota County Engineers
     Association
     Mark Maloney Director of Public Works, City of Shoreview with City
     Engineers Association of Minnesota
     Rich Sanders Polk County Engineer with Minnesota Rural County Caucus
     Abbey Bryduck Association of Minnesota Counties
Greater Minnesota Transit
     
     Ryan Daniel and Tom Cruikshank with St. Cloud Metro Bus
Safe Routes to Schools
     
     Rachel Callanan American Heart Association
     Dorian Grilley Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota

 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Committee on Taxes
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Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
09:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

Mark up of H.F. 3167 delete all.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3167 Skoe Omnibus supplemental tax bill.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Environment and Energy
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
09:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Confirmation of Public Utilities Commissioner Dan Lipschultz
Confirmation of Environmental Quality Board member Erik Tomlinson
Confirmation of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board member
     David Ybarra II
Confirmation of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board member
     Pakou Hang

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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

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12 Noon  
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
12 Noon
Room 15 Capitol

Meeting is cancelled and will be rescheduled after session break.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2146 Goodwin Housing warranties breaches prevailing vendor or owner attorney fees recovery establishment.

 
1:52 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Senate has returned from recess at 1:52 p.m.

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3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
***Revision 3: Meeting canceled***
State Departments and Veterans Division
Chair: Sen. Tom Saxhaug
03:00 PM or Immediately Following Session
Room 107 Capitol

****The Agenda for today will be taken up tomorrow, April 9th, 2014****
Agenda: 
S.F. 2951 Saxhaug Military and veterans affairs capital renovation and repair projects bond issue and appropriation.

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Committee on Capital Investment
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Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol

Topics discussed:

-MN Department of Human Services, MN Sex Offenders Program
-MN Department of Corrections
Agenda: 
Testifiers (in order)
     
     DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
     
     Tom Roy-Commissioner
     Terry Carlson-Deputy Commissioner of Facilities
     Bill Montgomery-Physical Plant Director
     
     DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
     
     Charles Johnson-Deputy Commissioner for Policy and Operations

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
***Revision 4: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

Other bills may be added. Agenda items may be taken in a different order than listed. The Finance Committee may continue the hearing in the evening.

SF1803 (Pappas) has been removed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2805 Carlson, J. Claims against the state; department of corrections claims settlement and appropriation.
H.F. 2180/S.F.1835 Sieben School district employees health care coverage provisions modifications.
S.F. 2288 Sieben Online voter registration and absentee ballot applications authorization; web site security, maintenance and monitoring requirements.
H.F. 2658/S.F.2220 Sparks Workers compensation advisory council recommendations adoption.
H.F. 3014/S.F.2506 Pappas Public employment relations board establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 2098 Saxhaug Outdoor heritage fund appropriations.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
MNsure Legislative Oversight Committee
Chairs: Rep. Joe Atkins, Sen. Tony Lourey
9:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building

TIME CHANGE

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 
1. Call to Order.
2. Roll Call.
3. Approval of minutes from the February 12, 2014 meeting.
4. Update from MNsure staff on Final Open Enrollment Figures, Extended Enrollment Opportunities, and Budget
- Scott Leitz, Interim CEO, MNsure
5. Overview of MCHA Transition and Phase Out Plan
- Peggy Zimmerman-Belbeck, Executive Director, MCHA
6. Presentation and Questions from MN Department of Human Services
- Lucinda Jesson, Commissioner, DHS
Discuss future meeting date
For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
9:00 a.m.
Room 229 State Capitol

TIME CHANGE

ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
Working session to select final evaluation topics for approval by the full Legislative Audit Commission

***QUORUM IS NEEDED FOR SUBCOMMITTEE TO TAKE ACTION***

 
9:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Legislative Audit Commission
Chairs: Sen. Roger J. Reinert, Rep. Michael Beard
9:30 a.m.
Room 229 State Capitol

TIME CHANGE

ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
Approve evaluation topics for 2014

***QUORUM IS NEEDED FOR COMMISSION TO TAKE ACTION***

 
11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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

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12 Noon  
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
12 Noon
Room 107 Capitol

NOTE: WE WILL MEET AT 12 NOON OR IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING SESSION
Agenda: 
S.F. 2193 Scalze Natural resources department (DNR) and pollution control agency (PCA) permitting efficiencies modification; administrative penalty order and field citations provisions modifications; civil penalties, rulemaking, data classifications and reporting requirements modification and appropriation authorization.
S.F. 2186 Hawj Unemployment insurance provisions modifications.
S.F. 1808 Hawj Ramsey county Battle Creek winter recreation area grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2227 Schmit Game and fish provisions modifications.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
***Revision 2: Time and agenda change***
State Departments and Veterans Division
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Chair: Sen. Tom Saxhaug
02:30 PM or 15 Minutes After Session
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2951 Saxhaug Military and veterans affairs capital renovation and repair projects bond issue and appropriation.
Chair's bonding memo to the Capital Investments Committee.
     ****For discussion only, no formal action needs to be taken****

 
Thursday, April 10, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 10, 2014
***Revision 6: Agenda change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol

Agenda items may be taken out of order. Bills may be added or removed. HF2701/SF2601 (Cohen) has been removed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2616 Dibble Transportation department (DOT) reporting requirements elimination; obsolete and redundant provisions elimination; conforming changes.
S.F. 1484 Sheran Dental licensing, health related licensing boards, advanced practice registered nurses, disciplinary actions, pharmacy board, and controlled substances modifications.
S.F. 511 Sheran Advanced practice registered nurse health care delivery access improvement establishment.
S.F. 1890 Sheran Nursing board grounds for disciplinary action modification; health professionals services program modification; health-related licensing board members compensation modification.
S.F. 1978 Johnson, A. Women veterans special license plates establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 2071 Sheran Combat wounded veterans motorcycle plates authorization.
S.F. 1922 Cohen Peace officer standards and training (POST) board funds carryover to combat sexual exploitation of youth.
S.F. 2480 Latz Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies Act.
H.F. 3017/S.F.2620 Latz Public safety outdated and redundant statutes repeal.
S.F. 2050 Pappas Women's Economic Security Act.

 
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Elections
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Chair: Sen. Katie Sieben
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Judge Jon
     Stafsholt
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Edward
     Oliver
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Christian
     Sande

 
Thursday, April 10, 2014
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing
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Chair: Sen. Kathy Sheran
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1641 Dibble Medical marijuana use authorization.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, April 10, 2014

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

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1:05 p.m.  
Thursday, April 10, 2014

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

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Friday, April 18, 2014  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 18, 2014

Senate Offices will be closed

 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014  
12 Noon  
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
3:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3172 

Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen and Rep. Lyndon Carlson Sr.
03:30 PM or 30 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Cohen; Tomassoni; Wiger; Bonoff; Lourey - HOUSE: Carlson Sr.; Huntley; Mahoney; Marquart; Wagenius
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 3172 Cohen Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.

 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

 Conference Committee on H.F. 183 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Mary Liz Holberg
08:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Limmer; Sheran - HOUSE: Holberg; Hortman; Hilstrom
Room 200 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 183 Dibble Public employees unauthorized access to data enhanced penalties and reporting requirements.

 
15 Minutes After Session  
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
15 Minutes After Session
Room 123 Capitol

More Bills May Be Added.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2575 Eken Legislative salary council establishment; constitutional amendment to stop lawmakers from raising their own pay modification.
S.F. 2027 Sheran E-cigarettes regulations.
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Judge Jon Stafsholt
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Edward Oliver
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Christian Sande
The report for the Management Advisory Committee

 
Monday, April 28, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, April 28, 2014
Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
10:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
To be announced.

 

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