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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of June 2016

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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.
 
Tuesday, June 7, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Sen. David Tomassoin
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. Approve the minutes for February 18, 2016

2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today's business

   MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest. A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial interest. While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

3. LCCMR Business Items

    • 2016 Legislative Session Report

       • H.F. 2993 and S.F. 2963 the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) Bill - M.L. 2016, Chp. 186

       • Review of other legislative action of interest 

    • Review Procedures of the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR)

    • Update on LCCMR Grants Management System 

    • Update on 2016 Final Reports for ENRTF ending June 30, 2016

    • Review LCCMR 2016 calendar

4. University of Minnesota (U of MN) disbursements from the ENRTF

    • M.L. 2016, Sec. 7. M.S. 2014, Sec. 137.025 - Subd. 2a Appropriations from Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund

    • Discussion of future U of MN earnings payments to ENRTF for appropriations prior to July 1, 2016

5. University of Minnesota Office of Technology Transfer Update - ENRTF funded inventions at the U of MN

6. Updates on Metropolitan Regional Parks Repayment

    • M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 2, Subd. 04c, Carver County, Repayment of $347,620 to ENRTF related to conveyance of land in Lake Waconia Regional Park to DNR for Lake Waconia Public Water Access.

    • M.L. 2009, Chp. 143, Sec. 2, Subd. 04c, Three Rivers Park District, Repayment of $382,744 to the ENRTF for Lake Rebecca Park Reserve acquisitions identified in Office of Legislative Auditor report of February 11, 2016. 

7. M.L. 2013, Chp. 52, Sec. 2, Subd. 04j, Preserving the Avon Hills Landscape - Phase II, Saint John's Arboretum, Saint John's University/ Minnesota Land Trust, $772,000

    • Review recently acquired conservation easement ($357,150)

    • Review request to amend acquisition list to add an additional conservation easement project, prior to the June 30, 2016 end date and to utilize the additional time to complete the acquisition allowed by session law if there is a binding agreement prior to June 30, 2016

Lunch

8. M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, ENRTF work plan approval

M.L. 2016 ENRTF work plan approval and action. Proposed work plans, as available, can be viewed at http://www.lccmr.leg.mn

    A. Appropriations with no changes from LCCMR recommendation - Staff recommend consent approval. Approval M.L.2016 ENRTF work plans - Consent agenda spreadsheet with consent recommendations and specific project requirements needing LCCMR action with approval. 

       Spreadsheet Lines 1 to 64. 

       Criteria for Consent Agenda: No legislative changes, identified staff issues or proposed changes from the proposal.

       o Any member may designate any work program for hearing, thus removing it from Consent Agenda. Approval will then be scheduled for a later date.

    B. Appropriations needing LCCMR review prior to approval due to various factors - for consideration on 6/7/16. (See spreadsheet notes) 

Spreadsheet Lines 65 to 77. 

    C. Appropriations needing LCCMR review due to Legislative changes from LCCMR recommendation - Consent criteria not met. Staff recommended LCCMR work plan review (not on consent agenda). 

Spreadsheet Lines 78 to 84.

       o M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 03o, "Development of Innovative Cost-Saving Methodology for Forest Inventory", Dennis Kepler, MN DNR, $800,000 - Line 79

       o M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 07c, "Hydrogen Fuel from Wind-Produced Renewable Ammonia", William Northrop, U of MN, $250,000 - Line 80

       o M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 09a, "Scientific and Natural Area Acquisition and Restoration", Peggy Booth, MN DNR, $1,386,000 - Line 83

    D. Appropriations needing LCCMR review prior to approval due to being added by Legislature - to be called in for presentations at later date to be determined.

Spreadsheet Lines 85 to 88.

    E. Appropriations with work plan exemption by Legislature to be requested to present overview to LCCMR at later date to be determined. 

Spreadsheet Lines 89 to 93.

9. Discuss 2017 Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Proposals received and overview of the selection process for presentation

    • Additional Proposal Materials received

    • Select proposals received in response to the 2017 Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for further consideration and presentations to the LCCMR on June 21, 22, 23, 27, 28 and 29 (as needed)

    • Discuss procedures for additional proposals received by June 26, 2016 per M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 19 "Waiver of Deadlines"

10. Emerging Issues Account Proposal from University of Minnesota titled "Avian Influenza Distribution, Evolution, and Impacts on Ring-Billed and Herring Gulls in Minnesota", Marie Culhane, $213,443

11. Other business (as needed)

    • Next steps in the process

    • Next meeting:

       • Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (if needed) - Continue June 7, 2016 agenda

       • 2017 Proposal Presentations Schedule: June 21, 22, 23, 27, 28 and 29 

    • Additional business at later date:

       • Minnesota Management and Budget PILT Report dated January 15, 2016

       • Review request of M.L. 2014, Chp. 226, Sec. 2, Subd. 07e, "Martin County Park and Natural Area Acquisition", Rich Perrine, Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc., $435,000 to acquire land at greater than 100% of appraised value

12. Adjourn
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Rep. John Persell
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business



    MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.



2.        Continuation of June 7, 2016 agenda (if needed)



3.        Adjourn


 
Tuesday, June 14, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 622 

Chairs: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf and Rep. Paul Torkelson
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Stumpf; Tomassoni; Sieben; Hayden; Senjem - HOUSE: Torkelson; Swedzinski; Albright; Vogel; Hausman
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

House has the gavel
Agenda: 
H.F. 622 Stumpf Presentation on corrections to H.F. 622; Presentation on Governor's proposals; Public testimony.

 
Friday, June 17, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, June 17, 2016

Capitol Preservation Commission - Art Subcommittee
Chair:
10:00 a.m.
Room Room 305, Minnesota Judicial Center
Agenda: 

To be announced.


 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Rep. John Persell
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Approve the minutes for December 10, 2015 and June 7, 2016

2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

   MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

3. LCCMR Business Meeting/Process and Issue Discussion

4. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Break for Lunch

5. Continue Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

6. Other business (as needed)

   - Next steps in the process

7. Adjourn


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10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Advisory Committee on Capitol Security
Chair: Lt. Governor Smith
10:00 a.m.
Room Room 2412, Minnesota Senate Building


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 

1. Review and approval of February 23, 2016 meeting minutes

2. Current response plan to active shooter situations (Captain Eric Roeske)

3. Overview of House Chamber intruder incident (Captain Eric Roeske)

4. 2016 Legislative Session (Committee Discussion)

5. Public Comment




 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Nancy Gibson
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

   MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

2. LCCMR Business Meeting/Process and Issue Discussion

3. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Break for Lunch

4. Continue Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

5. Other business (as needed)

   - Next steps in the process

6. Adjourn


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, June 23, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

   MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

2. LCCMR Business Meeting/Process and Issue Discussion

3. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Break for Lunch

4. Continue Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

5. Other business (as needed)

   - Next steps in the process

6. Adjourn


For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, June 27, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, June 27, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Nancy Gibson
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Approve the minutes for June 21, 22, and 23, 2016

2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

3. LCCMR Business Meeting/Process and Issue Discussion

4. Review request of M.L. 2014, Chp. 226, Sec. 2, Subd. 07e, “Martin County Park and Natural Area Acquisition”, Rich Perrine, Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc., $435,000 to acquire land at greater than 100% of appraised value

5. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Break for Lunch

6. Continue Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

7. Other business (as needed)

- Next steps in the process

8. Adjourn


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Tuesday, June 28, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Rep. John Persell
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

2. LCCMR Business Meeting/Process and Issue Discussion

3. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Break for Lunch

4. Continue Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

5. Other business (as needed)

- Next steps in the process

6. Adjourn


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1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure
Chair:
1:00 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 

AGENDA  (Draft)



1.  Call to Order



2.  Election of Co-Chairs, Expectations of Study Group



3.  Review of the OLA



4.  Review of references to educator licenses in the statute



5.  Intro to Tiered-Licensure Discussion


 
2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Legislative Commission on Surrogacy
Chair:
2:00 p.m.
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

Tentative Agenda:

1. Election of Officers

2. Commission Discussion


 
Wednesday, June 29, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

1.Review and Approve Agenda                        

2.Review and Approve Minutes

3.Members Report Conflicts of Interest on Today’s Agenda

4.Executive Director’s Report

a.Legislative session report

b.Outcome reporting and the Outdoor Heritage Fund

c.Minor conveyance (Blandin)

d.Mississippi Northwoods update

5.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment: ML 2014, Ch. 256, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 6(d),                    

High-Priority Pre-Transaction Service Acceleration for LSOHC    

6.Information: Savage Fen Land Conveyance for ML 2010 Metro Big Rivers 97A Subd. 15(b)           

7.Discussion/Potential Action: Public Taking of Fish and Game Policy    

8.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment, ML 2014, Ch. 256, Art. 1, Sec. 2,         

Subd. 3(a), Preventing Forest Fragmentation and Protecting and Restoring Lake and Stream Habitat in the St. Louis River Watershed

9.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment, ML 2013, Ch. 137, Art. 1, Sec. 2,       

Subd. 5(b), Dakota County Habitat Protection/Restoration, Phase IV

10.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment: ML 2015, First Special Session, Ch. 2, Art. 1,     

Sec. 2, Subd. 4(d) Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancement, Phase VII                                                              11.Presentation: Buffer Regulations       

12.Presentation: Strategic Land Asset Management (SLAM)    

13.Information: Staff Report on Revenues and the Outdoor Heritage Fund    

Lunch                                                       

14.Presentation: Seeing Forests and Wildlife through the Trees: A Primer on Forest     

Restoration and Habitat Management

15.Action: ML 2016 Accomplishment Plan Approval    

16.Information: FY 2018/ML 2017 Proposal Overview    

a.Member conflict of interest forms

b.Summary of new proposal format

17.Opportunity for Public to Address the Council         



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


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8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

LCCMR Business Meeting: Discussion of LCCMR Allocation Process on 7/12 – 7/13

3. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

4. Discussion of LCCMR Allocation Process on 7/12 – 7/13

Break for Lunch

5. Additional items may be added (Tentative)

6. Other business (as needed)

- Next steps in the process

7. Adjourn


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Thursday, June 30, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Legislative Commission on Minnesota Sports Facilities
Chairs: Rep. Joe Hoppe, Rep. Raymond Dehn
1:00 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. General overview of the stadium budget and construction update

2. Discussion on the future of the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Sports Facilities


 

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