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2012 Archive Video Collection

Committee Hearings

Date Committee About the Coverage Play Duration
Thu January 5, 2012Environment and Natural Resources**NO AUDIO FIRST FIVE MINUTES OF MEETING Agenda: Overview and discussion on municipal separate storm sewer (MS4) general permit Presentation on aquatic invasive species Update on gray wolf federal delisting status Presentation from the Solid Waste Management Coordinating Board (SWMCB) on their Less Campaign2h 44mn
Tue January 24, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 1493 (Daley) Teacher candidates basic skills exam pass requirement.1h 21mn
Tue January 24, 2012Rules and AdministrationAgenda: Senate Budget1h 6mn
Thu January 26, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: Review of DNR Wolf Hunting and Trapping Management Proposal    No committee action will be taken1h 23mn
Thu January 26, 2012Jobs and Economic GrowthAgenda: State jobs update from Steve Hine, DEED Teresa Bohnen, President, St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce Tom Heid, President, Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc.1h 33mn
Thu January 26, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 1240 (Thompson) Criminal forfeiture provisions modifications (SF 1240 will be the vehicle for forfeiture bills). S.F. 1239 (Thompson) Criminal forfeiture law clarification. H.F. 382 (Thompson) Receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors provisions modification. S.F. 654 (Newman) Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act modifications (SF 654 will be amended into HF 382).33mn 54s
Mon January 30, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 1528 (Nelson) K-12 online learning parameters modifications; online learning change to digital learning.1h 6mn
Tue January 31, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 1528 (Nelson) K-12 online learning parameters modifications; online learning change to digital learning. S.F. 1493 (Daley) Teacher candidates basic skills exam pass requirement.33mn 58s
Tue January 31, 2012TaxesAgenda: Informational Hearing
     Council of Local Results and Innovation presentation by Jay Kiedrowski
30mn 10s
Tue January 31, 2012TransportationAgenda: S.F. 1347 (Newman) Turn signal requirement exemption for vehicles exiting a roundabout. S.F. 1356 (Ingebrigtsen) Elbow Lake Municipal-Pride of the Prairie airport seaplane base license issuance. S.F. 1422 (Parry) Speed limit violations on driving record modification. S.F. 1072 (Gimse) Train crews drivers license requirement exemption. S.F. 992 (Wolf) School bus crossing control arms requirement.1h 30mn
Tue January 31, 2012Jobs and Economic GrowthAgenda: S.F. 1624 (Pederson) Business property taxes reduction.1h 18mn
Wed February 1, 2012TaxesAgenda: Special Taxing Districts presentation by Jack Paulson, Senate legislative analyst School Finance presentation by Eric Nauman, Senate fiscal analyst1h 24mn
Wed February 1, 2012Commerce and Consumer ProtectionAgenda: S.F. 425 (Gerlach) Event ticket practices regulation.1h 12mn
Wed February 1, 2012Local Government and ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 1577 (Newman) Constitutional amendment for voter photographic identification (photo ID) requirement.4h 52mn
Thu February 2, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: S.F. 1632 (Ingebrigtsen) Outdoor heritage fund appropriations and provisions modifications.1h 7mn
Thu February 2, 2012FinanceAgenda: Confirmation Hearing for James Schowalter, Commissioner MMB44mn 14s
Thu February 2, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 1236 (Parry) Innocent Successor Asbestos-Related Liability Fairness Act. Confirmation Hearing - Judge George W. Perez, Minnesota Tax Court (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 1586 (Limmer) Criminal neglect of vulnerable adults penalties modifications.1h 25mn
Wed February 8, 2012Higher EducationAgenda: Confirmation hearing for Office of Higher Education Director Larry Pogemiller. Presentation of the 2011 Minnesota Measures Report, Office of Higher Education1h 11mn
Wed February 8, 2012State Government Innovation and VeteransAgenda: S.F. 1492 (Daley) Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day date change. S.F. 1597 (DeKruif) Veteran-owned small businesses set aside program modification and county set aside program authorization. S.F. 1689 (DeKruif) Veterans reemployment rights protections extension. S.F. 343 (Bakk) Veterans waiver of immunity to sue state for Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) violations.1h 4mn
Thu February 9, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: Overview from MPCA on Semiannual Permitting Efficiency Report Update and Overview from DNR on Aquatic Invasive Species US Army Corps of Engineers1h 40mn
Thu February 9, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 1527 (Dahms) Commercial feed and feed ingredients voluntary good manufacturing practices certificate establishment. H.F. 1467 (Hoffman) Defense of Dwelling and Person Act of 2011; firearms regulation provisions modifications. S.F. 1600 (Daley) Federal insolvency contingency planning state agencies budget requirement. *Please note, H.F. 1467 was heard as S.F. 1357 and passed by the Finance Committee last year. After adjournment of the 2011 regular session, the identical bill was returned to the Committee as H.F. 1467. Public testimony on this bill has already taken place during committee consideration of this bill in the 2011 session.59mn 31s
Thu February 9, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 1620 (Kruse) Eminent domain relocation assistance eligibility or assistance amount administrative law judge hearing. S.F. 1371 (Gazelka) Forfeited firearms sale by law enforcement agencies to federally licensed firearms dealers at auction authorization. S.F. 1123 (Harrington) Gang activity definition expansion to include unlawful possession of a firearm by a minor.1h 33mn
Mon February 13, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 1690 (Wolf) School districts to base leave of absence and discharge decisions on teacher evaluation outcomes.1h 41mn
Mon February 13, 2012State Government Innovation and VeteransAgenda: S.F. 1215 (Gimse) Drivers license credit and debit card use authority. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 1639 (Parry) State government executive branch departments, agencies, and offices reduction. S.F. 933 (Daley) Back Office Consolidation Act.27mn 53s
Tue February 14, 2012FinanceAgenda: Office of the Legislative Auditor Report on Fiscal Notes1h 20mn
Tue February 14, 2012TransportationAgenda: S.F. 1719 (Hoffman) Motorcycle road guard certificate requirement. S.F. 1731 (Stumpf) Speed limit increase from 55 to 60 mile per hour. S.F. 1530 (Gimse) Contingent appropriation for highways authorization.1h 20mn
Tue February 14, 2012Energy, Utilities and TelecommunicationsAgenda: Update from the Governor's Task Force on Broadband1h 7mn
Tue February 14, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 1674 (Benson) Electronic benefit transfer (EBT) debit cards issuance requirements modification. S.F. 1507 (Gazelka) Electronic benefit transfer (EBT) debit cards photo requirement; general assistance (GA) residency requirement. 1h 29mn
Wed February 15, 2012TaxesAgenda: Property Tax Working Group update from Chair Kathleen Gaylord School Finance Presentation from Eric Nauman, Senate Fiscal Analyst
     (continuation of Feb. 1st committee hearing)
1h 37mn
Wed February 15, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 1675 (Benson) Children and family services modifications; adoption of children under guardianship of commissioner reform; newborn relinquishment provisions modifications; child maltreatment review panel repeal. S.F. 1679 (Hall) American Indian advisory council, alcohol and other drug abuse citizens advisory council, traumatic brain injury program advisory committee and American Indian child welfare advisory council expiration dates extension. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 1699 (Nienow) Group residential housing, supplemental aid shelter needy provisions and adult foster care homes provisions modifications. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)1h 32mn
Wed February 15, 2012Local Government and ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 1577 (Newman) Constitutional amendment for voter photographic identification (photo ID) requirement.1h 39mn
Thu February 16, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: Presentation and overview from Minnesota DNR on Permanent School Trust Lands S.F. 1651 (Carlson, J.) Bear stands requirements modifications.1h 17mn
Thu February 16, 2012TaxesAgenda: Presentation of Fiscal Disparities Program report
     Testifiers:
     Julie Herlands and L.Carson Bise II from TischlerBise
     Eric Willette, Property Tax Research Director MN Dept. of Revenue
     
     Other public testimony will be taken
1h 40mn
Thu February 16, 2012TransportationAgenda: S.F. 1860 (Pederson) Requiring MnDOT Commissioner to include in each contract for concrete diamond grinding or concrete sawing a special provision relating to slurry disposal. S.F. 1530 (Gimse) Contingent appropriation for highways authorization. 1h 25mn
Fri February 17, 2012State Government Innovations and Veterans - Subcommittee on Reform and RedesignAgenda: S.F. 1639 (Parry) State government executive branch departments, agencies, and offices reduction. S.F. 933 (Daley) Back Office Consolidation Act. Secretary of State Overview on Voting Integrity (Secretary of State's office)1h 37mn
Mon February 20, 2012EducationAgenda: H.F. 1585 (Gimse) Interscholastic conference membership state high school league arrangement requirement exception authorization. S.F. 1165 (Nienow) Children early intervention criteria modification.1h 10mn
Tue February 21, 2012EducationAgenda: H.F. 1870 (Wolf) School districts to base leave of absence and discharge decisions on teacher evaluation outcomes.1h 18mn
Tue February 21, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 1701 (Kruse) Restaurant Recovery and Jobs Creation Act of 2011. S.F. 1675 (Benson) Children and family services modifications; adoption of children under guardianship of commissioner reform; newborn relinquishment provisions modifications; child maltreatment review panel repeal.1h 23mn
Wed February 22, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 1596 (Ortman) Exempting first $100,000 in commercial-industrial property from state general levy, phasing-out state general levy, increasing homeowner property tax refund programs. S.F. 1624 (Pederson) Reduction of business property taxes. S.F. 1972 (Ortman) Phase-out of state property tax and increase in homeowner property tax refund program. No formal actions will be taken on bills. Informational hearing.1h 23mn
Wed February 22, 2012Higher EducationAgenda: S.F. 1869 (Miller) Greater Minnesota internship program establishment and appropriation. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 1512 (Pappas) State regulation exemption modification for certain schools. S.F. 1780 (Carlson, J.) Minnesota state colleges and universities (MnSCU) system operations during a budget impasse clarification.58mn 42s
Wed February 22, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 1835 (Gazelka) Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) and general assistance (GA) residency requirements modifications. S.F. 1834 (Benson) Electronic benefit transaction (EBT) card limitations.1h 29mn
Wed February 22, 2012State Government Innovation and VeteransAgenda: S.F. 1577 (Newman) Constitutional amendment for voter photographic identification (photo ID) requirement. S.F. 1631 (Lillie) State agencies rulemaking temporary moratorium.1h 55mn
Thu February 23, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 1586 (Limmer) Criminal neglect of vulnerable adults penalties modifications. S.F. 1713 (Rosen) Immigrant and minority pilot microloan program establishment and agroforestry loan program repeal. S.F. 1260 (Kruse) County publication requirements modifications; Ramsey county community corrections department duties modifications; collective bargaining agreement on aggregate value of benefits modifications; local provisions repeal. S.F. 1567 (Ingebrigtsen) Environmental permits efficiency; environmental review modifications; conservation rate structure requirement elimination; appropriation.1h 21mn
Thu February 23, 2012Energy, Utilities and TelecommunicationsAgenda: Trends in the natural gas industry
     Presentation by Chris McGill from the American Gas Association
1h 24mn
Fri February 24, 2012State Government Innovations and Veterans - Subcommittee on Reform and RedesignAgenda: S.F. 933 (Daley) Back Office Consolidation Act. Statewide Integrated Financial Tools (SWIFT) Program Update (Assistant MMB Commissioner - Lori Mo SWIFT Program Director - Jim Manion)1h 40mn
Mon February 27, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 1917 (Wolf) School district prone restraint usage extension and data collection and reporting requirements. S.F. 577 (Thompson) Public school employees use of public funds and resources to advocate to pass, elect, or defeat a political candidate, ballot question, or pending legislation prohibition.1h 48mn
Mon February 27, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 880 (Benson) Health coverage mandates evaluation provisions modifications. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 1912 (Gazelka) Abortion RU-486 (mifepristone) administration, physician presence requirement and criminal penalty. S.F. 1921 (Robling) Abortion clinic, health center, or facility licensure requirements.1h 7mn
Tue February 28, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 1693 (Rosen) Independent school district #2134, United South Central; cooperative facilities grant bond issue and appropriation. This will be an informal review. No action can be taken as S.F. 1693 is currently in the Capitol Investment Committee. S.F. 1531 (Olson, G.) Postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO) program expansion. This will be a continuation of the discussion from last week.1h 23mn
Tue February 28, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 1717 (Miller) State building code and licensing modifications; apprenticeship training clarifications and modifications. S.F. 1524 (Pederson) Architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design professional licensing provisions and fees modifications. S.F. 1567 (Ingebrigtsen) Environmental permits efficiency; environmental review modifications; conservation rate structure requirement elimination; appropriation.1h 15mn
Tue February 28, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 1679 (Hall) American Indian advisory council, alcohol and other drug abuse citizens advisory council, traumatic brain injury program advisory committee and American Indian child welfare advisory council expiration dates extension. S.F. 1804 (Hann) State health and human services provisions modifications; comprehensive assessment and case management services reform.1h 31mn
Tue February 28, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 775 (Hann) Dental licensing provisions modifications and clarification. H.F. 1515 (Newman) Landlord and tenant late fee and eviction from property subject to foreclosure provisions modification. S.F. 2028 (Harrington) Fugitive apprehension unit search warrant application authorization. S.F. 2084 (Limmer) Crime victim notification of offender release by department of corrections electronic notification system authorization. S.F. 1759 (Latz) Corrections department report on performance measures and targets elimination (PUBLIC TESTIMONY HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE). S.F. 1747 (Limmer) Challenge incarceration program eligibility criteria modification (PUBLIC TESTIMONY HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE).39mn 42s
Wed February 29, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 388 (Nienow) Low-performing school students enrollment options; nonpublic school eligibility requirements.1h 25mn
Thu March 1, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: S.F. 1830 (Ingebrigtsen) Environment and waste management provisions modifications.1h 49mn
Thu March 1, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 1577 (Newman) Constitutional amendment for voter presentation of government-issued photographic identification (photo ID). 2h 4mn
Thu March 1, 2012Agriculture and Rural EconomiesAgenda: S.F. 2061 (Magnus) Agriculture provisions modifications; dairy research, teaching, and consumer education authority establishment.44mn 16s
Fri March 2, 2012State Government Innovations and Veterans - Subcommittee on Reform and RedesignAgenda: S.F. 933 (Daley) Back Office Consolidation Act.42mn 56s
Mon March 5, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 2189 (Nelson) School districts permissible fund transfers expansion. S.F. 388 (Nienow) Low-performing school students enrollment options; nonpublic school eligibility requirements.1h 27mn
Mon March 5, 2012Local Government and ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 2043 (Chamberlain) Convicted felons voting rights revocation modifications. 1h 2mn
Tue March 6, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: S.F. 1945 (Gazelka) Wolf hunting and trapping authorization. S.F. 2260 (Dahms) Subsurface sewage treatment systems alternative local standards. 1h 28mn
Tue March 6, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 1794 (Miller) Modifying the military service income tax credit. S.F. 2006 (Ortman) Phased-in income tax subtraction for military retirement pay. S.F. 2002 (Ortman) Federal income tax conformity for marriage penalty elimination. S.F. 1988 (Rest) Federal income tax conformity for marriage penalty elimination. S.F. 480 (Howe) Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment. S.F. 1482 (Wiger) Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment. S.F. 1902 (Ingebrigtsen) Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment. S.F. 1670 (Koch) Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment for small businesses.1h 27mn
Tue March 6, 2012TransportationAgenda: S.F. 1734 (Gazelka) Motor vehicle salvage title regulation and damage disclosure modification. S.F. 1416 (Fischbach) Manufactured home unaffixment from real property process establishment. S.F. 2172 (Howe) County state-aid highways, municipal state-aid streets, construction support and finance operations contingent appropriation authorization. S.F. 2166 (Wolf) School bus safety and standards provisions modifications. S.F. 2054 (Lourey) Wireless internet services at safety rest areas establishment requirement.1h 32mn
Tue March 6, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 1699 (Nienow) Group residential housing, supplemental aid shelter needy provisions and adult foster care homes provisions modifications. 1h 14mn
Thu March 8, 2012Energy, Utilities and TelecommunicationsAgenda: S.F. 1918 (Chamberlain) Energy forward pricing mechanisms for government agencies provisions modifications. S.F. 2181 (Rosen) Renewable development account regulation.1h 15mn
Thu March 8, 2012Jobs and Economic GrowthAgenda: S.F. 2082 (Michel) Solicitor definition for federal nexus and Internet sales tax purposes. S.F. 1768 (Skoe) Jobs now tax credit; corporate franchise tax decrease; sales and use taxes retailer and solicitor presumption (NOTE: Committee will consider and hear testimony on Article 3, sales and use taxes, only).1h 9mn
Fri March 9, 2012Local Government and ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 1667 (Chamberlain) Metropolitan council guidelines and plans made advisory. S.F. 1668 (Chamberlain) Light rail construction local government approval and authorization requirement. S.F. 864 (Benson) Public employees long-term care insurance program local government employee participation authorization. S.F. 1673 (Carlson, J.) Public works contracts cost threshold modification. Other agenda items to be added.2h 6mn
Mon March 12, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 2173 (Kruse) Automated drug distribution systems authorization. S.F. 1621 (Kruse) Child care accreditation standard requirement modification. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 1824 (Nienow) Managed care plan and county-based purchasing plan financial reporting modifications. S.F. 1165 (Nienow) Children early intervention criteria modification. S.F. 1053 (Sheran) Nursing board criminal history record check prior to license issuance requirement and appropriation. S.F. 1426 (Jungbauer) Medical laboratory science professionals licensure requirements and medical laboratory science professional licensing advisory council creation. S.F. 2147 (Benson) Civil commitments rule 25 assessment exemption for chemical dependency treatment funding.1h 7mn
Mon March 12, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 1705 (Thompson) Constitutional amendment for freedom of employment.3h 46mn
Tue March 13, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: PART 1 Hunting and Fishing License Fee Committee Bill PART 2 Continuation of Hunting and Fishing License Fee Committee Bill Legacy Omnibus Committee Bill S.F. 1749 (Benson) Natural resources department (DNR) electronic licensing systems data classifications repeal.35mn 14s
Tue March 13, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2084 (Limmer) Corrections department (DOC) report on performance measures and targets elimination; fugitive apprehension unit search warrant application authorization; challenge incarceration program inmate selection process modification; crime victim notification. S.F. 1960 (Gimse) Freight railroad operation study and report requirement. S.F. 1678 (Hall) Public defenders provisions modifications; financial responsibilities outline for children in need of protection services (CHIPS) cases. S.F. 1843 (DeKruif) State park and recreation area appropriation and operation continuation when biennial appropriations have not been enacted. S.F. 230 (Gerlach) Nurse Licensure Compact.1h 49mn
Tue March 13, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 1426 (Jungbauer) Medical laboratory science professionals licensure requirements and medical laboratory science professional licensing advisory council creation. 1h 11mn
Tue March 13, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 1921 (Robling) Abortion clinic, health center, or facility licensure requirements, fee and deposit requirements. S.F. 1509 (Ingebrigtsen) Minnesota Ski Safety Act. 1h 47mn
Wed March 14, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 2038 (Vandeveer) Home-schooled students attending charter schools shared time aid payment clarification. S.F. 2183 (Thompson) Education commissioner unadopted rules enforcement prohibition. S.F. 2228 (Wiger) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education policy provisions modification.1h 19mn
Wed March 14, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2016 (Kruse) Modifying TIF dealing with housing. S.F. 1831 (Ortman) Clarifying limits on taxation, spending and incurring debt based on property market values. S.F. 1998 (Dahms) Modifying the definition of qualified brewer for tax credit. S.F. 1012 (Howe) Vendor sales tax remittance repeal. S.F. 1741 (Daley) Requiring additional budgetary information to be reported by cities and counties.1h 23mn
Wed March 14, 2012Commerce and Consumer ProtectionAgenda: S.F. 2313 (Hann) Unified personal health premium account authorization and marketplace website task force creation. S.F. 2255 (Gerlach) Health plans receiving government subsidies prohibition; health benefits intermediaries regulation.1h 12mn
Wed March 14, 2012Local Government and ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 2391 (Rosen) National football league (NFL) stadium; Minnesota stadium authority establishment; metropolitan sports facilities commission abolishment; local tax revenue use; electronic pull-tabs and bingo use; state appropriation bonds sale. 1h 46mn
Thu March 15, 2012TaxesAgenda: Part 1 S.F. 1829 (Robling) Modifying property tax statements and notices. S.F. 1520 (Harrington) Public Finance, City of St. Paul extension and increasing annual maximum debt. S.F. 841 (Ortman) Public finance bill. S.F. 1774 (Michel) MN Business Investment Credit establishment, Small Business Investment Credit modification. Part 2 S.F. 2390 (Chamberlain) Technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer establishment. 26mn 46s
Thu March 15, 2012TransportationAgenda: S.F. 2321 (Gimse) Metro Transit service fares increase; omnibus transportation policy bill.1h 31mn
Thu March 15, 2012Energy, Utilities and TelecommunicationsAgenda: S.F. 2216 (Magnus) Community energy technical assistance and outreach assessment and grant requirement. S.F. 2315 (Benson) Utility rate pricing method and electric utility low-income affordability program provisions modifications. S.F. 2098 (Sparks) Cooperative electric associations integrated resources plan filing requirement exemption. S.F. 962 (Howe) Attached machinery and personal property of electric generation facilities pollution control equipment property tax exemptions modification; class 3 property tax rate modification.1h 32mn
Fri March 16, 2012Commerce and Consumer ProtectionAgenda: S.F. 2392 (Gerlach) Omnibus Liquor Bill. S.F. 2127 (Chamberlain) National football league private stadium bond issue and appropriation; statewide business property tax phase out. S.F. 2185 (Brown) Industrial loan and thrift companies regulations modifications. S.F. 2342 (Gazelka) Auto insurance claims practices modifications and medical treatment solicitation provisions. S.F. 2075 (Kruse) Small employer health care coverage retention authority. S.F. 2324 (Pederson) Satellite system contractors and installers licensure and regulation.1h 35mn
Fri March 16, 2012State Government Innovation and VeteransAgenda: S.F. 2313 (Hann) Unified personal health premium account authorization and marketplace website task force creation. S.F. 2478 (Gazelka) State government advisory inspections process establishment. S.F. 2348 (Daley) State agencies budget preparation requirements modifications; statewide outcomes commission establishment. S.F. 1679 (Hall) American Indian advisory council, alcohol and other drug abuse citizens advisory council, traumatic brain injury program advisory committee and American Indian child welfare advisory council expiration dates extension. S.F. 1426 (Jungbauer) Medical laboratory science professionals licensure requirements; medical laboratory science professional licensing advisory council creation and appropriation. S.F. 2488 (Parry) Minnesota GI bill program expansion for apprenticeships and on-the-job training. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)1h 10mn
Mon March 19, 2012Higher EducationAgenda: S.F. 1781 (Rest) Hennepin county medical center (HCMC) graduate family medicine education programs appropriation. S.F. 2423 (Fischbach) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) leveraged equipment acquisition funding appropriation. S.F. 1531 (Olson, G.) Postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO) program expansion and appropriation adjustment.1h 30mn
Mon March 19, 2012State Government Innovation and VeteransAgenda: Part 1 and Part 2: S.F. 1046 (Senjem) Racino and Minnesota future fund. Part 2: S.F. 1671 (Chamberlain)Public value impact statements for financial and regulatory impact of proposed legislation. S.F. 2078 (Parry) Collective bargaining contract terms expiration provisions clarifications 1h 44mn
Tue March 20, 2012EducationAgenda: MSBA presentation on collective bargaining. H.F. 2083 (Olson, G.) School district aid payment shift modification. S.F. 2306 (Michel) Mayoral control of certain metropolitan area special or independent school districts authorization. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)2h 49mn
Tue March 20, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2448 (Ortman) LGA setting 2013 payments equal to 2012. S.F. 2404 (Chamberlain) Estate tax modifying requirements for qualified farm and small business. S.F. 2427 (Daley) Federal conformity to IRA rollover provision. S.F. 2437 (Pederson) St. Cloud Economic Development Authority TIF provision. S.F. 1881 (Senjem) Extending the sunset on the historic tax credit. S.F. 2449 (Ortman) Modifying historic tax credit. Informational hearing on Governor's supplemental budget - Tax provisions only. S.F. 2479 (Marty) Corporate franchise tax, foreign operation and foreign royalty Governor supplemental budget proposal. S.F. 1768 (Skoe) Governor's bill, Jobs Now Credit, FOC/Royalty, Sales and Use Modification. Informational Hearing - Discussion Only.1h 56mn
Tue March 20, 2012Jobs and Economic GrowthAgenda: S.F. 2248 (Rosen) Jobs innovation for hard-to-employ Minnesotans grant program establishment and appropriation. S.F. 2396 (Michel) University of Minnesota and Mayo foundation partnership decade of discovery initiative appropriation. S.F. 1653 (Pederson) Independent contractors provisions modifications. S.F. 2419 (Daley) Employment and economic development department (DEED) bureau of business services small business advocate office establishment.55mn 1s
Tue March 20, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: H.F. 469 (Chamberlain) Harassment restraining orders jurisdiction. H.F. 1835 (Chamberlain) Sheriff vehicle paint color list expansion. S.F. 2125 (Ingebrigtsen) Federally licensed firearm importers, manufacturers and dealers firearm silencers possession and sale to authorized law enforcement and wildlife management agencies authorization. S.F. 1875 (Dahms) Property and casualty insurance coverage provisions modification. S.F. 1657 (Latz) Qualified domestic violence-related offense definition expansion. S.F. 1613 (Chamberlain) Sheriff vehicle paint color list expansion and gold security vehicle status clarification. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)1h 10mn
Wed March 21, 2012Rules and AdministrationAgenda: S.F. 1577 (Newman) Constitutional amendment for voter presentation of government-issued photographic identification (photo ID) We will not take public testimony at this hearing. S.F. 2255 (Gerlach) Health plans receiving government subsidies prohibition; health benefits intermediaries regulation. We will not take public testimony at this hearing. S.F. 1283 (Benson) State Capitol area security advisory committee creation; state patrol protection to government officials authorization. We will not take public testimony at this hearing.1h 4mn
Wed March 21, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 1972 (Ortman) Omnibus jobs bill rollout.1h 11mn
Wed March 21, 2012Higher EducationAgenda: S.F. 1573 (Fischbach) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees revenue bond debt ceiling increase authorization.59mn 32s
Wed March 21, 2012Health and Human ServicesAgenda: S.F. 2360 (Koch) Health professional education loan forgiveness program applications effective date. S.F. 973 (Hoffman) Pharmacy audit integrity program establishment. S.F. 1877 (Hoffman) Welfare fraud prevention provisions, drivers license photos access authorization, drivers licenses authenticity verification requirement, drug conviction search requirement and drug offenders welfare eligibility exclusion. S.F. 2530 (Hann) Medical assistance (MA), MinnesotaCare, and state health care programs reform plan legislative submission requirement.1h 19mn
Wed March 21, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 1402 (Wolf) Children's Equal and Shared Parenting Act; joint physical custody presumption establishment; parenting plans requirement (The A-7 delete everything amendment will be taken up.).2h 40mn
Thu March 22, 2012EducationAgenda: S.F. 1909 (Senjem) Racino establishment and revenue allocation. Testimony will only be heard on the sections of this bill relating to education. Written testimony on all other sections of the bill will be accepted. 1h 28mn
Thu March 22, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 1972 (Ortman) Omnibus Jobs & Tax Relief Bill, Public testimony and amendments will be taken. Contact Beth.kadoun@senate.mn or 651-296-5640 to testify. Delete all amendment can be found on Tax Committee website http://www.senate.mn.2h 23mn
Thu March 22, 2012Transportation(Due to server problems, this video file only is part of the hearing. Refer to audio file for complete hearing.) Agenda: S.F. 1597 (DeKruif) Veterans preferences in small business set-aside program, county set-aside programs, state procurement bids, state job recruitment and credits for examination ratings in hiring provisions modification. S.F. 1293 (DeKruif) Protective agents oversized loads escort right clarification. S.F. 1310 (Parry) Drivers license instruction permits eligibility provisions modifications and clarifications. S.F. 1733 (Stumpf) Motor vehicle weight limits regulation provisions modification.1h 17mn
Fri March 23, 2012Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Ethical ConductAgenda: Probable Cause Hearing Regarding Complaint Filed by Senator Sandra Pappas against Senator Geoff Michel.2h 25mn
Tue March 27, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2321 (Gimse) Transportation Omnibus Policy Bill. S.F. 2135 (Ortman) Department of Revenue Policy Bill. S.F. 2136 (Ortman) Department of Revenue Technical Bill. S.F. 2246 (Ortman) Making technical and clarifying changes and removing obsolete provisions.1h 21mn
Wed March 28, 2012Capital InvestmentAgenda: Capital Investment Committee Bonding Bill1h 33mn
Wed March 28, 2012Rules and AdministrationAgenda: S.F. 2187 (Koch) Resolution urging the President and Congress to enact legislation and take other federal government action related to interim storage of used nuclear fuel. S.F. 2206 (Carlson, J.) Resolution memorializing the President and Congress to take actions to protect Minnesota's lakes, rivers and streams from threats due to invasive Asian carp. S.F. 2482 (Olson, G.) Education finance provisions modifications. S.F. 2424 (Michel) House of representative district boundaries within Senate districts 39 and 49 modifications. S.F. 1694 (Jungbauer) Fireworks manufacture, sale, and use regulations modifications. S.F. 2262 (Rosen) Health provider peer grouping requirements modifications. H.F. 2244 (Kruse) Permanent school fund advisory committee change into the legislative-citizen permanent school fund commission; permanent school find board establishment; director of trust lands and mineral assets appointment authorization.1h 13mn
Thu March 29, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. XXXX (Senjem) Omnibus bonding bill. S.F. 1808 (Rosen) Minnesota state retirement association (MSRS) correctional state employee coverage changes. S.F. 1573 (Fischbach) Omnibus higher education provisions modifications and appropriations. S.F. 1922 (Pederson) State agency rules review and reporting methods provisions modifications. S.F. 2324 (Pederson) Satellite system contractors and installers licensure and regulation. S.F. 1650 (Nelson) State agency reorganization services under master contract list of eligible contractors availability requirement.3h 6mn
Fri March 30, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2571 (Gimse) Trunk highway bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 2469 (Robling) Legislative advisory commission request to spend federal money review requirements modification. 1h 44mn
Mon April 2, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2482 (Olson, G.) Education finance provisions modifications. S.F. 2201 (Olson, G.) Improved Achievement through Individualized Learning Act; individualized learning schools creation; site-governed school, postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO), and charter school provisions modifications.1h 29mn
Tue April 3, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2304 (Bonoff) Sunset advisory commission sunset review changes implementation, administrative procedures, and appropriation; combative sports commission abolishment and duties transfer. S.F. 1597 (DeKruif) Veterans preferences in small business set-aside program, county set-aside programs, state procurement bids, state job recruitment and credits for examination ratings in hiring provisions modification. S.F. 1698 (DeKruif) State aid road program rulemaking authority modification; over-dimension motor vehicle permit provisions modification; bridge inspection and signing account establishment; water permitting process for transportation projects requirement. S.F. 2121 (Robling) Unofficial fiscal note data classification. S.F. 1921 (Robling) Abortion facility licensure requirements. *Please note, S.F. 2121 (Robling) was heard, amended and laid on the table on 3/21/12. The Chair intends to take the bill off the table for passage.2h 14mn
Wed April 4, 2012EducationAgenda: MN Reading Corps Update1h 34mn
Thu April 5, 2012FinanceAgenda: H.F. 1850 (Ortman) State employee gainsharing program maximum award amount increase. S.F. 1199 (Pederson) Prevailing wage provisions modifications. *Please note, S.F. 1199 was passed by the Finance Committee last year. After adjournment of the 2011 regular session, the bill was returned to the Committee by Rule 47. 1h 28mn
Mon April 16, 2012Environment and Natural ResourcesAgenda: Informational hearing on Fishing Opener59mn 14s
Tue April 17, 2012TransportationAgenda: S.F. 2597 (Gimse) Authorizing MnPASS facility on segment of Interstate Highway 35E between Interstate Highway 94 and Interstate Highway 694.2h 29mn
Tue April 17, 2012Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Ethical ConductAgenda: Part 1 Probable Cause Hearing Part 2 Continuation of the Probable Cause Hearing (Evening Meeting)1h 45mn
Wed April 18, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2090 (Thompson) State procurement of outside contracts restrictions removal and repeal. S.F. 2326 (Pederson) Barbers licensing, fees and regulations modifications and appropriations increase. S.F. 2304 (Bonoff) Sunset advisory commission sunset review changes implementation, administrative procedures and fees modification and appropriation. S.F. 2558 (Robling) Education finance technical updates, education and human services budget forecast adjustments. S.F. 1402 (Wolf) Parenting time presumption increase in joint custody proceedings.1h 7mn
Thu April 19, 2012TransportationAgenda: Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources
     
      * Local Government Roads Wetland Replacement Program - update
      * State Wetland Bank Road Credit Surplus/Deficit - update
1h 5mn
Fri April 20, 2012Local Government and ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 2599 (Metzen) National football league (NFL) stadium in Arden Hills; Minnesota stadium authority establishment; metropolitan sports facilities commission abolishment; local tax revenue use; electronic pull-tabs and bingo use; state appropriation bonds sale. S.F. 2391 (Rosen) National football league (NFL) stadium in Minneapolis; Minnesota stadium authority establishment; metropolitan sports facilities commission abolishment; local tax revenue use; electronic pull-tabs and bingo use; state appropriation bonds sale.3h 6mn
Tue April 24, 2012Jobs and Economic GrowthAgenda: S.F. 2391 (Rosen) National football league (NFL) stadium in Minneapolis; Minnesota stadium authority establishment; metropolitan sports facilities commission abolishment; local tax revenue use; electronic pull-tabs and bingo use; state appropriation bonds sale.3h 6mn
Wed April 25, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2391 (Rosen) National football league (NFL) stadium in Minneapolis; Minnesota stadium authority establishment; metropolitan sports facilities commission abolishment; local tax revenue use; electronic pull-tabs and bingo use; state appropriation bonds sale.2h 24mn
Thu April 26, 2012EducationAgenda: Confirmation of Board of Teaching appointees:
     Erin Azer, John Bellingham, Lesa Covington Clarkson, Michael Larson, and Karen Palmen H.F. 2939 (Michel) School district detachment and annexation proposals petition requirements modification.
2h 9mn
Fri April 27, 2012TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2391 (Rosen) Providing for a new National Football League Stadium.5h 30mn
Tue May 1, 2012EducationAgenda: Presentation by representatives of the Armed Forces about their partnership with schools in Minnesota.50mn 12s
Wed May 2, 2012Judiciary and Public SafetyAgenda: H.F. 322 (Jungbauer) Joint custody and equal shared parenting policy establishment; custody and parenting time provisions modifications.47mn 24s
Mon May 7, 2012FinanceAgenda: H.F. 322 (Jungbauer) Joint custody and equal shared parenting policy establishment; custody and parenting time provisions modifications.42mn 52s
Wed May 9, 2012Rules and AdministrationAgenda: S.R. 177 (Senjem) A Senate resolution relating to conduct of Senate business during the interim between sessions.50mn 58s
Wed June 20, 2012Rules and AdministrationAgenda: Payment approval of legal bills16mn 1s
Fri July 20, 2012State Government Innovation and VeteransAgenda: Update on 2012 Constitutional Amendment Ballot Questions
     
     A. Recognition of marriage solely between one man and one woman
     
     B. Photo Identification Required for Voting
     
      -Secretary of State, Mark Ritchie
     
      -Attorney General, Lori Swanson
     
      -Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, Gary
      Goldsmith, Executive Director
1h 36mn
Fri August 24, 2012FinanceAgenda: S.F. 1 (Gimse) 2012 Disaster Relief.1h 59mn
Fri August 24, 2012Rules and AdministrationAgenda: Authorizing payment of legal bills16mn 41s
Thu December 13, 2012Rules and AdministrationAgenda: Senate yearly audit report from CliftonLarsonAllen Senate Budget Update Approving Payment of Legal Bill55mn 15s