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2010 Archive Video Collection

Floor Sessions

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Thu February 4, 2010Senator Mike Parry, GOP-Waseca, takes the Oath of Office Thursday, February 4th, the first day of the 2010 legislative session. Parry replaces Senator Dick Day, GOP-Owatonna, who resigned his seat. more...28mn 21s
Mon February 8, 2010The Senate processes two noncontroversial bills. 19mn 2s
Tue February 9, 2010The Senate approves SF 2360, a nearly $1 billion dollar capital improvements bill that DFL leaders cite as an important job growth bill and GOP leaders say is too costly. 4h 9mn
Thu February 11, 2010Part 1: The Senate begins work on S.F. 2168, restoring funds to General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC), but an author's amendment yields debate on delaying a vote on the bill. Part 2: Senator Berglin outlines her author's amendment to S.F. 2168, restoring funds to General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC). Part 3: The Senate takes final action of S.F. 2168.1h 12mn
Mon February 15, 2010The Senate acts on SF 2251, a bill changing the primary date to the second Tuesday of each August. 22mn 47s
Tue February 16, 2010SF 2251 (Bonoff) A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the date of the state primary; changing certain primary-related dates and provisions General Orders: Waive Lie Over: SF 2352 (Bakk) A bill for an act relating to taxation; accelerating the income tax charitable deduction for relief of Haitian earthquake victims55mn 53s
Thu February 18, 2010On a 47-16 bipartisan vote, the Senate sends to Governor Pawlenty a bill temporarily restoring the General Assistance Medical Care program. more...36mn 43s
Mon February 22, 2010Part 1: The Senate gives preliminary approval to SF 2259, a bill authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes and the Minnesota Historical Society to participate in joint powers agreements. In addition, the Senate takes final action on several noncontroversial bills on the Consent Calendar and noncontroversial gubernatorial appointments. Part 2: The Senate takes final action on the conference committee report to HF 2700, the capital improvements bill.1h 26mn
Thu February 25, 2010On a 45 to 21 party-line vote, the Senate overrides Governor Pawlenty's veto of a bill providing temporary funding for the General Assistance Medical Care program. The vote came before the Senate Thursday, February 25th.59mn 9s
Mon March 1, 2010The Senate sends to the Governor SF 2251, a bill changing the primary date to the second Tuesday of each August.40mn 35s
Thu March 4, 2010S.F. No. 568: (SENATE AUTHORS: SCHEID, Rest and Higgins; Companion to H.F. No. 1360) A bill for an act relating to civil law; extending civil immunity to municipalities that donate public safety equipment S.F. No. 2512: (SENATE AUTHORS: SCHEID, Gerlach, Rest and Pogemiller; Companion to H.F. No. 2856) A bill for an act relating to commerce; making changes in required continuing education of real estate brokers and salespersons S.F. No. 2372: (SENATE AUTHORS: ERICKSON ROPES, Rummel, Fobbe, Skogen and Hann; Companion to H.F. No. 2916) A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying the role of the commissioner and Department of Veterans Affairs in providing certain resources for the county veterans service offices S.F. No. 2439: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN, Scheid, Skogen and Fobbe; Companion to H.F. No. 2599) A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting the use of live check solicitations More... S.F. No. 838: (SENATE AUTHORS: PAPPAS and Anderson; Companion to H.F. No. 1396) A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; authorizing courts to include pets and companion animals in protective orders S.F. No. 271: (SENATE AUTHORS: OLSON, M., Moua, Rest, Cohen and Limmer; Companion to H.F. No. 1531) A bill for an act relating to state government; providing additional whistleblower protection to state employees S.F. No. 2314: (SENATE AUTHORS: SIEBEN; Companion to H.F. No. 3072) A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; specifying lane into which left turns must be made; making clarifying changes52mn 18s
Mon March 8, 2010S.F. No. 1761 A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to establish equal out-of-pocket requirements for oral chemotherapy medications and intravenously administered chemotherapy medications. S.F. No. 2622 A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring use of a ballot board to process absentee ballots; permitting absentee ballots to be counted starting on the fourth day prior to an election; modifying other absentee ballot processing procedures 58mn 6s
Thu March 11, 2010Part 2: Final vote on the conference committee report to the Omnibus Capital Improvements Bill. Part 1: Senate takes final votes on bills listed on General Orders and discusses budget reduction targets. 40mn 20s
Mon March 15, 2010The Senate acts on noncontroversial bills listed on the Consent Calendar.21mn 4s
Wed March 17, 2010Agenda: H.F. 3108 (Sieben) Elections provisions modifications; representative in Congress vacancy provision; election postponement due to inclement weather H.F. 3111 (Sieben) Absentee ballot processing procedures modifications; ballot boards establishment for absentee ballot processing; post election report to legislature requirement 24mn 50s
Thu March 18, 2010Part 2 The Senate gives its final approval Thursday, March 18th, to a bill, SF 460, providing health care services to the poor and ill. Part 1 On a largely party-line vote, the Senate rejected an attempt to bring to the floor a resolution asking Congress to vote against the pending federal health care plan. The resolution was sponsored by Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen 1h 38mn
Mon March 22, 2010The Senate takes action of SF 3223, a bill reducing the state budget by $313 million in FY 2010-2011. Budget cuts do not include E-12 education and health and human services.2h 51mn
Tue March 23, 2010The Senate takes action on 41 bills listed on General Orders.4h 34mn
Wed March 24, 2010Part 2 - Continuation of General Orders Part 1 - The Senate continues an aggressive pace of granting preliminary approval to bills listed on General Orders. During part 1, the Senate debates whether to lift the moratorium on the construction of nuclear power plants. 1h 57mn
Thu March 25, 2010The Senate gives its preliminary approval to over 40 bills listed on General Orders. Highlights of the session include debate on an amendment offered by Sen. Ray Vandeveer, R-Forest Lake, that would repeal the law making it a primary offense for failure to wear a seatbelt. (That debate begins about five-eighths into the media file.)5h 0mn
Fri March 26, 2010Senate holds a brief floor session to process paper work at the desk.9mn 3s
Mon March 29, 2010Part 3 Before leaving on Spring break, the Senate approves a bill, HF 2695, providing tax incentives to spur job growth, including incentives for investments in small businesses, expansion at the Mall of America, historic building renovations and maintenance of the Ford Plant in St. Paul. Part 2 The Senate begins discussion on SF 2568, a bill providing tax incentives intended to spur construction work as well as capital investment for new small businesses. Part 1 The Senate grants final passage to 130 bills listed on General Orders. More importantly, on a 44-23 vote, the first round of budget cuts totaling $312 million,including $111 million in local government aid cuts, is sent to the Governor for his signature. The Senate acted on the bill Monday, March 29th.10mn 32s
Tue April 6, 2010General Orders S.F. 2511 (Rest) Collaborative governance council establishment S.F. 2851 (Lynch) Approved accrediting organization definition modification for hospitals and health care facilities licensing purposes; public health occupations licensing provisions modifications S.F. 2934 (Lourey) Personal care assistance services modifications; home health services extension; personal care assistant training modifications, electronic training, ventilator dependent patients personal care assistance requirements modification; long term care consultation services modification; human services commissioner consultation with stakeholders regarding home and community based waiver program budgeting practices requirement S.F. 3199 (Berglin) Human services commissioner duties to state medical review team disability appeal process modification More... S.F. 2544 (Jungbauer) Transportation projects alternative financing and investment authorization H.F. 3174 (Scheid) Predatory offenders living in homeless shelters registration requirements clarification and modification for moving out of state H.F. 2639 (Prettner Solon) Wireless telecommunications service providers to provide call locations for emergencies requirement H.F. 3128 (Moua) Health care agents and guardians health care decisions for wards and protected persons and conservators provisions clarifications H.F. 2851 (Lynch) Trunk highway route #297 and a portion of trunk highway route #332 the trunk highway system removal H.F. 3143 (Olson, M.) Explore Minnesota tourism council representation modification H.F. 1692 (Olson, M.) Uniform Arbitration Act S.F. 2663 (Scheid) Motor vehicle sales and distribution costs responsibility and regulation S.F. 2429 (Erickson Ropes) Veterans with service-connected disabilities public transit fee exemption clarification S.F. 525 (Prettner Solon) Body art establishments and technicians regulation system H.F. 3460 (Olseen) Commercial motor vehicle registration fleet definition modification for international registration plan conformity purposes H.F. 3263 (Gimse) Highway work zone speed limits, operating vehicles on multilane roads, surcharges on traffic citations and drivers manual restricted driving in left lane provisions modification; traffic safety education account creation S.F. 2790 (Moua) Juvenile records public hearings and access provisions modifications; dangerous weapons on school property criminal penalty for possession increase and brandishing replica firearms and BB guns penalty decrease H.F. 3335 (Sparks) Mower county office of recorder appointment provisions authorization S.F. 2386 (Metzen) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratification 2h 52mn
Wed April 7, 2010General Orders H.F. No. 2634: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Kalin, Gardner and Scalze; SENATE AUTHORS: OLSEEN; Companion to S.F. No. 2185) A bill for an act relating to natural resources; expanding prohibitions on the appropriation of water from the Mt. Simon-Hinckley aquifer H.F. No. 3263: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Hortman; SENATE AUTHORS: GIMSE; Companion to S.F. No. 3106) A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provisions governing speed limits in highway work zones H.F. No. 2855: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Gunther, Mahoney and Nelson; SENATE AUTHORS: MURPHY; Companion to S.F. No. 2726) A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying boiler provisions S.F. No. 2653: (SENATE AUTHORS: MURPHY; Companion to H.F. No. 3008) A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements for type III vehicle drivers; providing a rulemaking exception S.F. No. 3051: (SENATE AUTHORS: ANDERSON, Dibble and Prettner Solon; Companion to H.F. No. 3493) A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating rates charged to low-income customers; providing for inverted block rates 57mn 38s
Thu April 8, 2010The Senate meets briefly to process paper work and appoint conference committees.15mn 32s
Mon April 12, 2010The Senate gives its final consideration to 17 bills listed on the Senate Calendar, plus gives its preliminary approval to the following measures on General Orders: H.F. No. 3151: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Laine, Liebling, Gardner, Abeler and Brynaert; SENATE AUTHORS: PAPPAS, Koering, Erickson Ropes and Marty; Companion to S.F. No. 2903) A bill for an act relating to mortuary science; modifying provisions related to viewing, transporting, and removal of a dead human body S.F. No. 2830: (SENATE AUTHORS: CHAUDHARY, Fobbe, Skogen, Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen) A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing certain definitions related to natural resources H.F. No. 3157: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Mahoney, Drazkowski, Brod, Scott and Faust; SENATE AUTHORS: SENJEM, Rosen, Stumpf, Clark and Bonoff; Companion to S.F. No. 3087) A bill for an act relating to children; modifying parent notification of child maltreatment in a school facility H.F. No. 1209: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Demmer, Hortman, Beard, Bigham and Holberg; SENATE AUTHORS: SIEBEN, Murphy, Metzen, Day and Skoe; Companion to S.F. No. 973) A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; removing expiration date relating to corporate deputy registrars H.F. No. 2879: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Bigham; SENATE AUTHORS: SIEBEN, Metzen and Carlson; Companion to S.F. No. 2592) A bill for an act relating to insurance; allowing certain minors to contract for automobile insurance 1h 33mn
Tue April 13, 2010General Orders: H.F. No. 2907: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Johnson, Masin, Sailer, Persell and Juhnke; SENATE AUTHORS: PRETTNER SOLON, Doll, Scheid, Rosen and Sheran; Companion to S.F. No. 2254) A bill for an act relating to communications; setting state goals for the deployment and speed of high-speed broadband H.F. No. 2624: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Wagenius, Carlson, Howes and Brynaert; SENATE AUTHORS: ANDERSON, Frederickson, Chaudhary, Pariseau and Vickerman; Companion to S.F. No. 2462) A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources. S.F. No. 2564: (SENATE AUTHORS: ANDERSON, Saxhaug, Chaudhary, Fobbe and Ingebrigtsen; Companion to H.F. No. 2882) A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money from constitutionally dedicated funds for outdoor heritage purposes S.F. No. 2642: (SENATE AUTHORS: MOUA and Olson, M.; Companion to H.F. No. 2970) A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; eliminating redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions S.F. No. 3210: (SENATE AUTHORS: CHAUDHARY; Companion to H.F. No. 3494) A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for wetland value replacement plans; providing for development standards in the city of Dayton S.F. No. 2752: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN, Sheran, Skogen and Frederickson; Companion to H.F. No. 3152) A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing conditional uses on certain lands within the Lower St. Croix River area S.F. No. 3251: (SENATE AUTHORS: BERGLIN) A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions regarding persons with sexual psychopathic personalities 2h 41mn
Thu April 15, 2010General Orders: S.F. No. 3251: (SENATE AUTHORS: BERGLIN) A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions regarding persons with sexual psychopathic personalities S.F. No. 633: (SENATE AUTHORS: SHERAN, Berglin, Erickson Ropes, Lynch and Rosen; Companion to H.F. No. 984) A bill for an act relating to human services; encouraging medical assistance primary care providers to perform primary caries prevention services as part of the child and teen checkup program S.F. No. 2505: (SENATE AUTHORS: BONOFF, Clark, Rummel, Robling and Rest; Companion to H.F. No. 2760) A bill for an act relating to child care; appropriating money to provide statewide child care provider training, coaching, consultation, and supports to prepare for the voluntary Minnesota quality rating system S.F. No. 3131: (SENATE AUTHORS: CLARK and Fobbe; Companion to H.F. No. 3471) A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the duties of the State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care S.F. No. 3119: (SENATE AUTHORS: RUMMEL, Olson, G., Clark and Fobbe; Companion to H.F. No. 3470) A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the membership and duties of the State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care S.F. No. 2873: (SENATE AUTHORS: FREDERICKSON, Tomassoni, Anderson, Rosen and Pogemiller; Companion to H.F. No. 2925) A bill for an act relating to Public Facilities Authority; amending certain programs; making technical changes H.F. No. 655: (SENATE AUTHORS: PAPPAS; Companion to S.F. No. 531) A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring an affidavit of candidacy to state the candidate’s residence address and telephone number H.F. No. 653: (SENATE AUTHORS: PAPPAS, Anderson, Cohen and Prettner Solon; Companion to S.F. No. 834) A bill for an act relating to elections S.F. No. 2737: (SENATE AUTHORS: SKOGEN, Vickerman, Kubly, Dille and Fobbe; Companion to H.F. No. 2678) A bill for an act relating to state government; changing certain pesticide control provisions; authorizing waiver of a fee; providing for control of bovine tuberculosis S.F. No. 445: (SENATE AUTHORS: STUMPF; Companion to H.F. No. 353) A resolution relating to Lake of the Woods. S.F. No. 2941: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN, Sieben and Vandeveer; Companion to H.F. No. 3392) A bill for an act relating to youth development; authorizing municipalities to spend money on 4-H 2h 21mn
Mon April 19, 2010Part 2: S.F. No. 2510: (SENATE AUTHORS: TOMASSONI, Sparks, Metzen, Saltzman and Koch; Companion to H.F. No. 2781) Omnibus Economic Development Policy Bill Part 1: S.F. No. 3046: (SENATE AUTHORS: SPARKS, Senjem and Lynch; Companion to H.F. No. 3429) A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for large solar energy electric generation demonstration conservation improvement project S.F. No. 3051: (SENATE AUTHORS: ANDERSON, Dibble and Prettner Solon; Companion to H.F. No. 3493) A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating rates charged to low-income customers H.F. No. 1182: ( SENATE AUTHORS: DAHLE, Carlson, Kubly, Doll and Pariseau; Companion to S.F. No. 1112) A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; clarifying use of eminent domain authority by public service corporations S.F. No. 3275: (SENATE AUTHORS: ANDERSON, Saxhaug, Frederickson, Kubly and Chaudhary; Companion to H.F. No. 3702) Omnibus Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Bill S.F. No. 2832: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN, Scheid, Bakk, Moua and Limmer; Companion to H.F. No. 3386) A bill for an act relating to real property; requiring performance guidelines for certain residential contracts S.F. No. 3325: (SENATE AUTHORS: LATZ; Companion to H.F. No. 3748) A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Finance and Ways and Means to request local impact notes H.F. No. 1209: (SENATE AUTHORS: SIEBEN, Murphy, Metzen, Day and Skoe; Companion to S.F. No. 973) A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; removing expiration date relating to corporate deputy registrars S.F. No. 2629: (SENATE AUTHORS: SIEBEN, Vandeveer and Wiger; Companion to H.F. No. 2755) A bill for an act relating to elections; appropriating money for grants to counties for voting equipment and vote-counting equipment S.F. No. 2541: (SENATE AUTHORS: KUBLY; Companion to H.F. No. 2957) A bill for an act relating to natural resources; exempting watercraft, off-highway vehicles, and snowmobiles that are owned by Indian tribal governments or are registered by an Indian tribal government to a tribal member from registration or licensing S.F. No. 3131: (SENATE AUTHORS: CLARK and Fobbe; Companion to H.F. No. 3471) A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the duties of the State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care S.F. No. 345: (SENATE AUTHORS: SAXHAUG, Stumpf, Rest, Bakk and Ingebrigtsen; Companion to H.F. No. 1005) A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; creating enhanced driver’s license and enhanced identification card S.F. No. 3251: (SENATE AUTHORS: BERGLIN) A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions regarding persons with sexual psychopathic personalities 37mn 54s
Tue April 20, 2010General Orders: S.F. No. 3134: (SENATE AUTHORS: BETZOLD and by request; Companion to H.F. No. 3449) Omnibus State Government Policy Bill S.F. No. 184: (SENATE AUTHORS: PAPPAS; Companion to H.F. No. 871) Omnibus Higher Education Policy Bill H.F. No. 1320 (SENATE AUTHORS: HIGGINS) A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules regarding the substitution of drugs to treat epilepsy or seizures if the United States Food and Drug Administration determines that substitution may cause a health risk to patients S.F. No. 2702: (SENATE AUTHORS: BERGLIN, Marty, Pappas, Erickson Ropes and Lynch; Companion to H.F. No. 3046) A bill for an act relating to health; establishing licensure for birth centers S.F. No. 3084: (SENATE AUTHORS: CARLSON; Companion to H.F. No. 3589) A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the reporting threshold for contracts for professional or technical services S.F. No. 1060: (SENATE AUTHORS: DIBBLE, Langseth, Carlson, Saltzman and Jungbauer; Companion to H.F. No. 605) A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying management, priorities, research, and planning provisions related to Department of Transportation S.F. No. 2756: (SENATE AUTHORS: KELASH, Carlson, Doll and Murphy; Companion to H.F. No. 3168) A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing escort drivers of overdimensional loads to control traffic; directing commissioner of public safety to establish escort driver training and certification program S.F. No. 3105: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN and Bonoff; Companion to H.F. No. 3490) A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing requirements governing capital requests and legislative reporting for projects to establish fixed guideway transit and rail lines 2h 27mn
Wed April 21, 2010General Orders: S.F. No. 2756: (SENATE AUTHORS: KELASH, Carlson, Doll and Murphy; Companion to H.F. No. 3168) A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing escort drivers of overdimensional loads to control traffic; directing commissioner of public safety to establish escort driver training and certification program S.F. No. 3105: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN and Bonoff; Companion to H.F. No. 3490) A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing requirements governing capital requests and legislative reporting for projects to establish fixed guideway transit and rail lines H.F. No. 1320 (SENATE AUTHORS: HIGGINS) A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the Board of Pharmacy to adopt rules regarding the substitution of drugs to treat epilepsy or seizures if the United States Food and Drug Administration determines that substitution may cause a health risk to patients S.F. No. 3084: (SENATE AUTHORS: CARLSON; Companion to H.F. No. 3589) A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the reporting threshold for contracts for professional or technical services S.F. No. 1905: (SENATE AUTHORS: SCHEID; Companion to H.F. No. 2163) A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing a small group market working group; requiring a report. S.F. No. 1761: (SENATE AUTHORS: SCHEID, Prettner Solon, Johnson and Sparks; Companion to H.F. No. 1847) A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to limit out-of-pocket costs for oral anticancer medication S.F. No. 2471: (SENATE AUTHORS: OLSEEN; Companion to H.F. No. 2754) A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain filings with the secretary of state S.F. No. 2493: (SENATE AUTHORS: MOUA, Limmer, Olseen, Scheid and Murphy; Companion to H.F. No. 2470) A bill for an act relating to crime; including use of scanning device and reencoder to acquire information from payment cards as identity theft S.F. No. 2874: (SENATE AUTHORS: POGEMILLER, Tomassoni, Saltzman and Vandeveer; Companion to H.F. No. 3606) A bill for an act relating to state government operations; streamlining state government; abolishing the Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Department of Labor and Industry S.F. No. 2880: (SENATE AUTHORS: MOUA; Companion to H.F. No. 2990) A bill for an act relating to guardians ad litem; establishing the State Guardian Ad Litem Board; appropriating money S.F. No. 560: (SENATE AUTHORS: LATZ, Moua and Higgins; Companion to H.F. No. 891) A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the expungement of criminal records for certain individuals who have received stays of adjudication or diversion S.F. No. 2642: (SENATE AUTHORS: MOUA and Olson, M.; Companion to H.F. No. 2970) A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; eliminating redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions; making miscellaneous technical corrections to laws and statutes S.F. No. 2764: (SENATE AUTHORS: DIBBLE, Bakk, Tomassoni, Sieben and Bonoff; Companion to H.F. No. 3133) A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employer payments upon death of employee and in other circumstances 2h 53mn
Mon April 26, 2010General Orders: S.F. No. 2540: (SENATE AUTHORS: MURPHY, Carlson, Jungbauer, Dibble and Rest; Companion to H.F. No. 2807) A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying or adding provisions relating to transportation construction impacts on business, rest areas, highways, bridges, special license plates H.F. No. 1209: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Demmer, Hortman, Beard, Bigham and Holberg; SENATE AUTHORS: SIEBEN, Murphy, Metzen, Day and Skoe; Companion to S.F. No. 973) A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; removing expiration date relating to corporate deputy registrars H.F. No. 2855: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Gunther, Mahoney and Nelson; SENATE AUTHORS: MURPHY; Companion to S.F. No. 2726) A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying boiler provisions; amending and imposing civil and criminal penalties S.F. No. 2429: (SENATE AUTHORS: ERICKSON ROPES, Olseen, Murphy, Dille and Clark; Companion to H.F. No. 2672) A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying the transit fee exemption provisions related to veterans with service-connected disabilities S.F. No. 3073: (SENATE AUTHORS: SHERAN, Senjem, Erickson Ropes, Marty and Rest; Companion to H.F. No. 3426) A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing a report regarding the effectiveness of state programs serving people with disabilities S.F. No. 3003: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN and Anderson; Companion to H.F. No. 3367) A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying requirements for solid waste disposal facilities; providing exceptions for certain facilities S.F. No. 2682: (SENATE AUTHORS: ERICKSON ROPES and Vickerman; Companion to H.F. No. 3057) A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing funding for a veterans cemetery in Fillmore County; appropriating money for design and predesign of veterans cemeteries S.F. No. 2642: (SENATE AUTHORS: MOUA and Olson, M.; Companion to H.F. No. 2970) A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; eliminating redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions H.F. No. 2899: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Pelowski, Kahn, Holberg, Nelson and Emmer; SENATE AUTHORS: BETZOLD, Rest, Moua, Gerlach and Lourey; Companion to S.F. No. 2354) A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing an administrative remedy for certain data practices law violations; providing civil penalties; appropriating money S.F. No. 2974: (SENATE AUTHORS: LOUREY; Companion to H.F. No. 3279) A bill for an act relating to health; amending provisions for electronic health record technology; providing for administrative penalties; appropriating money S.F. No. 2716: (SENATE AUTHORS: SALTZMAN; Companion to H.F. No. 3176) A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school provisions; creating an authority; permitting certain charter schools to purchase facilities; authorizing the sale of revenue bonds; appropriating money 3h 50mn
Tue April 27, 2010General Orders: S.F. No. 3055: (SENATE AUTHORS: DIBBLE, Rest, Prettner Solon, Sheran and Scheid; Companion to H.F. No. 3467) A bill for an act relating to tobacco; tobacco control and preventing tobacco use; modernizing definitions of tobacco, tobacco products, and tobacco-related devices S.F. No. 3075: (SENATE AUTHORS: TOMASSONI; Companion to H.F. No. 3533) A bill for an act relating to employment; providing that negotiations must take place after joint powers agreements that affect the rights of employees covered by certain collective bargaining agreements S.F. No. 214: (SENATE AUTHORS: BETZOLD; Companion to H.F. No. 910) A bill for an act relating to notaries public; modifying fees; regulating commissions and notarial stamps and seals; providing clarifications; providing for the accommodations of physical limitations 1h 1mn
Wed April 28, 2010The Senate takes final votes on several bills, including SF 2540, the omnibus transportation policy bill, and SF 2716, a bill reforming charter school lease aid regulations.47mn 1s
Mon May 3, 2010Part 1: General Orders H.F. No. 3106: (SENATE AUTHORS: MURPHY) A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending first-degree driving while impaired crime to include prior felony convictions from other states; modifying implied consent, driving while impaired, and ignition interlock provisions S.F. No. 2702: (SENATE AUTHORS: BERGLIN, Marty, Pappas, Erickson Ropes and Lynch; Companion to H.F. No. 3046) A bill for an act relating to health; establishing licensure for birth centers; appropriating money S.F. No. 214: (SENATE AUTHORS: BETZOLD; Companion to H.F. No. 910) A bill for an act relating to notaries public; modifying fees; regulating commissions and notarial stamps and seals; providing clarifications; providing for the accommodations of physical limitations S.F. No. 2998: (SENATE AUTHORS: SHERAN, Marty, Rosen, Prettner Solon and Erickson Ropes; Companion to H.F. No. 3250) A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying authorization of PACE programs; appropriating money S.F. No. 3029: (SENATE AUTHORS: BERGLIN; Companion to H.F. No. 3520) A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek federal match for specified grant expenditures; requiring a report. S.F. No. 3079: (SENATE AUTHORS: SHERAN; Companion to H.F. No. 2426) A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the postsecondary enrollments options program S.F. No. 3019: (SENATE AUTHORS: KUBLY, Rosen, Skoe, Frederickson and Tomassoni; Companion to H.F. No. 3571) A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a rate increase for publicly owned nursing facilities; requiring a local share of nonfederal medical assistance costs Part 2 S.F. No. 2900: (SENATE AUTHORS: CHAUDHARY, Skogen, Saxhaug, Fobbe and Pariseau; Companion to H.F. No. 3124) Omnibus game and fish bill2h 40mn
Tue May 4, 2010The Senate convenes to process conference committee reports and then recesses for the official 86th legislative session Senate portrait.32mn 19s
Wed May 5, 2010Part 2 S.F. No. 2634: (SENATE AUTHORS: Moua) A bill for an act relating to public safety; making numerous changes to the controlled substance forfeiture law S.F. No 2337: (SENATE AUTHORS: Berglin) Omnibus health and human services bill Part 1 S.F. No. 2918: (SENATE AUTHORS: Betzold) A bill for an act relating to retirement; various retirement plans; increasing certain contribution rates; suspending certain postretirement adjustments4h 14mn
Thu May 6, 2010Part 2 S.F. No. 2186: (SENATE AUTHORS: BETZOLD; Companion to H.F. No. 2612) A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; clarifying civil commitment venue S.F. No. 2682: (SENATE AUTHORS: ERICKSON ROPES and Vickerman; Companion to H.F. No. 3057) A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing funding for a veterans cemetery in Fillmore County; appropriating money for design and predesign of veterans cemeteries S.F. No. 2430: (SENATE AUTHORS: SCHEID, Olson, M., Higgins and Clark; Companion to H.F. No. 2699) A bill for an act relating to mortgages; requiring certain notices related to redemption rights be made to a mortgagor; providing for a private right of action S.F. No. 1659: (SENATE AUTHORS: HIGGINS and Scheid; Companion to H.F. No. 1537) A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; modifying definition of public use H.F. No. 3056: (HOUSE AUTHORS: Norton, Huntley, Bunn, Dean and Thao; SENATE AUTHORS: LOUREY, Prettner Solon, Doll and Sheran; Companion to S.F. No. 2815) A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provider peer grouping timelines and system S.F. No. 2725: (SENATE AUTHORS: MOUA, Olson, M., Scheid and Higgins; Companion to H.F. No. 2965) A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a certification process for multijurisdictional gang and drug task forces; prohibiting law enforcement agencies from maintaining criminal gang investigative data systems Part 1 Senate takes final votes on several bills previously approved on General Orders.1h 34mn
Fri May 7, 2010 Part 2 S.F. No. 3327: (SENATE AUTHORS: BAKK; Companion to H.F. No. 3729) A bill for an act relating to the financing of state and local government; making technical, policy, administrative, enforcement, and clarifying changes to individual income, corporate franchise, estate, sales and use, lodging, gross receipts S.F. No. 3318: (SENATE AUTHORS: DIBBLE; Companion to H.F. No. 3682) A bill for an act relating to state government; changing provisions in the energy improvement financing program S.F. No. 2725: (SENATE AUTHORS: MOUA, Olson, M., Scheid and Higgins; Companion to H.F. No. 2965) A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a certification process for multijurisdictional gang and drug task forces; prohibiting law enforcement agencies from maintaining criminal gang investigative data systems Part 1 Conference committee reports37mn 52s
Sat May 8, 2010General Orders; S.F. No. 1770: (SENATE AUTHORS: JUNGBAUER, Dibble, Anderson and Marty; Companion to H.F. No. 2062) A bill for an act relating to poverty; establishing the Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force; providing for its membership and duties S.F. No. 3361: (SENATE AUTHORS: SCHEID and Limmer; Companion to H.F. No. 3786) A bill for an act relating to real property transfers; prohibiting private transfer fees S.F. No. 3043: (SENATE AUTHORS: VANDEVEER and Scheid; Companion to H.F. No. 3122) A bill for an act relating to commerce; reducing the size of the Real Estate Appraiser Advisory Board; providing for the licensing and regulation of appraisal management companies; appropriating money 1h 34mn
Mon May 10, 2010The Senate suspends the rules and takes up HF 2037, a budget balancing bill that includes $2.5 billion in cuts and delayed education payments, plus the creation of a new 4th income tax tier.3h 38mn
Tue May 11, 2010The Minnesota Senate recognizes former Senators who passed away since the conclusion of the 2009 session.37mn 58s
Wed May 12, 2010Part 2: The Senate acts on three conference committee reports: SF 3275 - omnibus environment and natural resources bill; HF 2624 - LCCMR environment and natural resources funding; HF 2614 - omnibus health and human services funding bill. Part 1: The Senate convenes2h 30mn
Thu May 13, 2010Part 2: The Senate approves conference committee report to HF 3106 - DWI ignition interlock system; and it takes up HF 2227 - Minnesota Innovation and Research Council creation. Part 1: The Senate approves several conference committee reports, including SF 184, the omnibus higher education policy bill.34mn 0s
Fri May 14, 2010Part 2: H.F. No. 2859: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying a nursing facility rate provision H.F. No. 2801: A bill for an act relating to establishing complete streets program and requiring reports Part 1: A vehicle bill that would be amended with any budget agreement is sent to the House.34mn 9s
Sat May 15, 2010Part 4: Without an agreement with Governor Pawlenty, an alternative supplemental budget bill comes before the Senate during the official Saturday, May 15th, session. (Coverage begins at 01:23:17) The Senate also takes action on the conference committee report to the omnibus tax bill and environmental policy bill. Part 2 and Part 3: Several conference committee reports are before the Senate. Part 1: Senate recognizes retiring WCCO radio reporter Eric Eskola.38mn 7s
Sun May 16, 2010Part 2: The Senate adjourns sine die and then officially convenes a special session before recessing. Part 1: The Senate set aside time Sunday, May 16th, to honor retiring members (Coverage begins at 00:04:00) Plus, a conference committee report revising an omnibus E-12 education policy and budget bill is sent back to conference committee for reworking.1h 33mn
Mon May 17, 2010Part 2: The Senate votes on HF 1. Part 1: The Senate takes up Special Session HF 1, a supplemental budget bill designed to close a nearly $3 billion dollar budget deficit. Furthermore, the Senate considers a revised E-12 education bill, SF 2, that was drafted to help school districts secure needed fund transfers.34mn 7s
Mon October 18, 2010Part 2 The Senate acts on HF 1, a bill providing disaster and emergency relief to communities impacted by flash flooding and tornadoes. (Windows Media format includes closed-captioning.) Part 1 The Senate convenves a special session to pass flood and tornado relief measures.49mn 0s