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2014 Archive Video Collection

Committee Hearings

Date Committee About the Coverage Play Duration
Wed January 15, 2014Health, Human Services and HousingAgenda: Overview of Sex Offender Civil Commitment Advisory Task Force final recommendations2h 23mn
Wed January 15, 2014Rules and AdministrationAgenda: The Legislative Coordinating Commission benefit book The Winter Weather Emergency policy Legislative office facilities program plan and cost estimates2h 39mn
Tue February 4, 2014Health, Human Services and HousingAgenda: Informational hearing on closing the health disparities gap Limited copies of the MN Dept. of Health's Advancing Health Equity Report will be available at the meeting. Please view the report online at
     http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/healthequity/.
2h 33mn
Wed February 5, 2014JudiciaryAgenda: Overview of work done by the Joint Senate & House Expungement Working Group: Sen. Bobby Joe Champion - Co-Chair, Joint Senate & House Expungement Working Group. Overview of Expungement Laws in Minnesota: Mark Haase - Vice President, Council on Crime and Justice Overview of the Uniform Collateral Consequences Act (S.F. 1676/Latz): Bob Tennessen - Uniform Law Commission. NO ACTION will be taken on this bill.2h 17mn
Thu February 6, 2014Health, Human Services and HousingAgenda: Overview of the state's vision for serving the elderly and disabled Profile of home and community-based services waiver recipients and providers Impact of funding decisions on waivers Public testimony about agenda items will be allowed if there is time at the end of the hearing. Testimony will be restricted to a couple minutes per person. Please contact Chelsea Magadance at chelsea.magadance@senate.mn if you wish to speak.2h 58mn
Tue February 11, 2014EducationAgenda: Charter schools' growth and accountability2h 0mn
Tue February 18, 2014Finance - Transportation and Public Safety DivisionAgenda: Discussion of MnDOT efficiency, transparency, and accountability Discussion of transportation finance proposals3h 19mn
Tue February 25, 2014EducationAgenda: S.F. XXXX (Torres Ray) Department of Education Education Policy & Technical Bill, for information only. Confirmation of Board of Teaching, Member, James Barnhill Confirmation of Board of Teaching, Member, Loy Woelber50mn 2s
Wed February 26, 2014FinanceAgenda: H.F. 2374 (Saxhaug) Low-income home energy heating assistance appropriation.1h 5mn
Wed February 26, 2014CommerceAgenda: S.F. 1835 (Sieben) Health Insurance Transparency Act.1h 16mn
Wed February 26, 2014State and Local GovernmentAgenda: S.F. 1152 (Pederson) Local government alternative Web site publication authorization. S.F. 527 (Dahle) Open meeting law communications social media exception (SF527 WAS HEARD IN STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RECOMMENDED TO PASS ON 3/20/2013). S.F. 1275 (Sheran) Blue Earth county library board advisory to county board requirement.1h 55mn
Thu February 27, 2014Higher Education and Workforce DevelopmentAgenda: S.F. 403 (Clausen) Higher education student loan refinancing program study authorization. Overview of 2014 Session Presentation from Complete College America - President Stan Jones Presentation by Students for Education Reform2h 13mn
Thu February 27, 2014JudiciaryAgenda: S.F. 556 (Sieben) Off-road recreational vehicle odometers tampering prohibition. S.F. 238 (Chamberlain) Notaries public allowable maximum fee charge increase. S.F. 1783 (Latz) Statutorily prohibited acts with no penalty petty misdemeanor application. S.F. 1725 (Latz) Forensic laboratories accreditation.1h 10mn
Thu February 27, 2014Taxes - Tax Reform DivisionAgenda: Update on sales tax base broadening from 2013 Omnibus Tax Bill. S.F. 1705 (Nelson) Telecommunications and pay television machinery and equipment sales and use tax exemption authorization. S.F. 1707 (Nelson) Storage and warehousing services sales and use tax repeal. S.F. 1711 (Chamberlain) Electronic and precision, commercial and industrial, and telecommunications and pay television equipment sales and use tax repeal. S.F. 1766 (Sparks) Sales tax on labor for farm equipment repair services repeal. S.F. 1826 (Schmit) Telecommunications and direct television equipment sales and use tax exemption. S.F. 1827 (Schmit) Storage and warehousing services sales and use tax repeal. S.F. 1828 (Schmit) Telecommunications equipment sales and use tax exemption reinstatement. S.F. 1830 (Metzen) Storage and warehousing services sales and use tax repeal. S.F. 1845 (Senjem) Storage and warehousing services sales tax repeal. S.F. 1846 (Senjem) Electronic and precision equipment sales tax on repairing and maintaining repeal. S.F. 1847 (Senjem) Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair sales tax repeal. S.F. 1884 (Jensen) Business-to-business taxes repeal; telecommunications sales and use tax exemption reinstatement and appropriation. S.F. 1885 (Weber) Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance sales and use tax repeal. S.F. 1937 (Westrom) Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance sales and use tax repeal. S.F. 1942 (Reinert) Storage and warehousing services sales and use tax repeal. S.F. 1957 (Scalze) Commercial and industrial equipment repair labor sales tax elimination. S.F. 2002 (Bonoff) Electronic and precision equipment repair labor sales tax elimination. S.F. 2051 (Thompson) Storage and warehouse services tax repeal. S.F. 2052 (Thompson) Telecommunications and television services machinery and equipment purchase sales and use tax exemption.1h 45mn
Mon March 3, 2014Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 1732 (Hoffman, J.) Help America Vote funds deadline for voting equipment purchase extension. S.F. 1924 (Sieben) Special school district #6, South St. Paul; school district election districts dissolution. S.F. 1923 (Sieben) School district election districts dissolution process modification. S.F. 585 (Rest) Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote adoption.1h 39mn
Mon March 3, 2014State and Local GovernmentAgenda: S.F. 4 (Bakk) Constitutional amendments three-fifths legislative majority requirement. S.F. 6 (Cohen) Constitutional amendment for a two-thirds legislative majority requirement for proposed constitutional amendment submission to voters.40mn 33s
Mon March 3, 2014Taxes - Tax Reform DivisionAgenda: S.F. 1831 (Rest) Estate and gift tax unified transfer tax system establishment.1h 48mn
Tue March 4, 2014Transportation and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 2208 (Dibble) Community environmental committee to study and evaluate airport operations and capital improvements establishment. S.F. 2209 (Dibble) Metropolitan airports commission collaboration with the Rochester and St. Cloud airports boards joint airport development planning requirement. S.F. 2210 (Dibble) Minneapolis-St. Paul international airport 2020 improvements project environmental impact statement requirement.3h 1mn
Tue March 4, 2014FinanceAgenda: Review of February Forecast1h 42mn
Tue March 4, 2014EducationAgenda: S.F. 2055 (Sieben) Early learning scholarships evaluation report due date establishment. S.F. 1797 (Wiger) P-20 education partnership existing report requirements establishment.1h 4mn
Tue March 4, 2014Higher Education and Workforce DevelopmentAgenda: Confirmation Hearing - Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority: Mark
     Misukanis & David Rowland Confirmation Hearing - Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges &
     Universities: Elise Ristau Overview - University of Minnesota - 2014 Capital Budget Request Overview - Minnesota State Colleges & Universities - 2014 Capital Budget
     Request S.F. 2224 (Bonoff) Higher education policy bill.
1h 55mn
Wed March 5, 2014CommerceAgenda: S.F. 1830 (Metzen) Storage and warehousing services sales and use tax repeal (For discussion only). S.F. 1942 (Reinert) Storage and warehousing services sales and use tax repeal (For discussion only). S.F. 1884 (Jensen) Repeal of sales tax on labor for business equipment repair (For discussion only).1h 7mn
Wed March 5, 2014Jobs, Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentAgenda: MN Milk Producers Day - Greeting Governor’s Task Force on Broadband, Report and Recommendations Office of Broadband Development Report All MN Broadband Alliance study 1h 16mn
Thu March 6, 2014Environment and Energy - Subcommittee on Fish and WildlifeAgenda: Moose Population Update Asian Carp Update Deer Population Update S.F. 2227 (Schmit) Game and fish provisions modifications.1h 36mn
Thu March 6, 2014Capital InvestmentAgenda: MN Housing Finance - Mary Tingerthal - Commissioner      Common Bond Communities    Arrowhead Economic Opportunities Agency - Virginia2h 6mn
Thu March 6, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 347 (Sheran) Uniform Interstate Family Support Act update. S.F. 1952 (Metzen) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratification.40mn 14s
Fri March 7, 2014JudiciaryAgenda: S.F. 1757 (Latz) Indemnity agreements in design professional service contracts prohibition. S.F. 2273 (Latz) Juvenile justice provisions and modifications and appropriation. S.F. 982 (Limmer) Juvenile life imprisonment with release sentence establishment. S.F. 1441 (Champion) Juvenile delinquency case continuance without adjudication time period and renewals extension. S.F. 2214 (Champion) Expungement of criminal records and eviction records provisions modifications. S.F. 1676 (Latz) Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act.4h 18mn
Mon March 10, 2014Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 2288 (Sieben) Online voter registration and absentee ballot applications authorization; certification of web site security requirement. S.F. 2345 (Newman) Electronic voter registration system establishment and appropriation. S.F. 2402 (Hoffman, J.) Campaign finance technical changes and provisions modifications. S.F. 1778 (Eken) Economic disclosure and conflict of interest requirements expansion.2h 27mn
Mon March 10, 2014Jobs, Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentAgenda: S.F. 36 (Marty) Dog and cat breeders standards of care. S.F. 2221 (Sparks) Drainage systems provisions modifications. S.F. 2056 (Schmit) Border-to-border broadband development grant program establishment for expansion of broadband services to underserved areas and appropriation.2h 22mn
Tue March 11, 2014Environment and Energy - Subcommittee on Fish and WildlifeAgenda: S.F. 2067 (Dibble) Loring park lake hybrid and narrow-leaved cattail control general permit requirement. S.F. 2048 (Tomassoni) Deer contest in conjunction with raffle authorization. S.F. 2137 (Saxhaug) Shooting sports facility grants program establishment an appropriation. S.F. 2018 (Saxhaug) Hunting with a crossbow for persons over 60 authorization. S.F. 2227 (Schmit) Game and fish provisions modifications. S.F. 2188 (Tomassoni) Firearm seizure penalty for baiting deer modification. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. XXXX (Hoffman, J.) Muskellunge Fishing Modifications. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 2531 (Schmit) Native quail recovery plan requirement and report. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)1h 28mn
Tue March 11, 2014EducationAgenda: S.F. 2299 (Dahle) Special education case load and rule alignment task force (2014) recommendations implementation. S.F. 1835 (Sieben) School district employees health care coverage provisions modifications and appropriation. H.F. 826 (Dibble) Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act.1h 53mn
Tue March 11, 2014Taxes - Tax Reform DivisionAgenda: S.F. 1860 (Rest) Sales tax exemption modifications for purchases and sales to local government units. S.F. 1862 (Rest) Construction contracts sales tax exemptions modifications.1h 50mn
Wed March 12, 2014Finance - E-12 DivisionAgenda: S.F. 2247 (Tomassoni) Taconite production tax rate provisions modifications. S.F. 1891 (Johnson, A.) School breakfast program state aid increase.1h 42mn
Wed March 12, 2014State and Local GovernmentAgenda: S.F. 2027 (Sheran) E-cigarettes regulations. S.F. 1806 (Pappas) Certificates of pay equity compliance condition for state contracts and appropriation. S.F. 2110 (Metzen) Threading services cosmetology licensing exemption. S.F. 2415 (Eaton) State employees with disabilities central accommodation fund feasibility study and legislative report requirement. S.F. 1770 (Dziedzic) Government data practices act to parties contracting with a government entity application clarification. S.F. 2310 (Johnson, A.) MN.IT services office unnecessary or obsolete language elimination. S.F. 2490 (Tomassoni) Public employment joint powers agreement employee protections authorization. S.F. 2275 (Schmit) Traffic offense educational diversion programs establishment and appropriation. S.F. 2179 (Westrom) Traffic safety pretrial diversion programs use by local units of government authorization.3h 8mn
Wed March 12, 2014CommerceAgenda: S.F. 2372 (Jensen) Insurance Fraud Prevention Act.2h 2mn
Thu March 13, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2250 (Skoe) General budget reserve level policy establishment. S.F. 1788 (Cohen) Budget reserve increase.1h 28mn
Thu March 13, 2014Finance - Health and Human Services DivisionAgenda: S.F. 1993 (Eken) Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) and home and community-based providers reimbursement rates modifications and appropriation. If you would like to testify on either agenda item, please email stacie.weeks@senate.mn by Wednesday, March 12. Overview of Governor's Supplemental Budget Proposals
     - Minnesota Dept. of Health
1h 21mn
Thu March 13, 2014EducationAgenda: S.F. 2549 (Torres Ray) Postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO) information dissemination modification. S.F. 2253 (Kent) Student language proficiency in languages other than English recognition. S.F. 2611 (Torres Ray) Native and English language development and academic needs of English learners recognition requirement. S.F. 2597 (Torres Ray) English learners with interrupted formal education requirements establishment. S.F. 1807 (Saxhaug) Former and current military members expedited and temporary licensing processing requirement by state agencies and professional licensing boards. SF 2097-Cohen - The committee will hear testimony and act on the bill
     regarding the elementary learning mentorship pilot program, under Article 2,
     section 4 of the bill. S.F. 1722 (Hoffman, J.) Teacher bargaining unit additional therapists inclusion.
2h 48mn
Mon March 17, 2014State and Local GovernmentAgenda: S.F. 36 (Marty) Commercial dog and cat breeders licensure, inspection and appropriation. S.F. 2256 (Hawj) Wolf management provisions modifications. S.F. 1835 (Sieben) School district employees health care coverage provisions modifications and appropriation. S.F. 2309 (Clausen) Local public health system provisions modifications. S.F. 2271 (Wiklund) Metropolitan council obsolete provisions repeal. S.F. 2311 (Johnson, A.) Military affairs department obsolete, redundant and unnecessary laws elimination. S.F. 2399 (Jensen) Rice county hospital district private sale of land authorization and hospital district dissolution requirement. S.F. 2193 (Scalze) Natural resources department (DNR) and pollution control agency (PCA) permitting efficiencies modification; administrative penalty order and field citations provisions modifications; civil penalties, rulemaking, data classifications and reporting requirements modification and appropriation authorization. S.F. 1775 (Hayden) State employee vacation donation to sick leave account use expansion. H.F. 683 (Wiger) Legislative water commission creation.2h 22mn
Mon March 17, 2014Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on ElectionsAgenda: S.F. 1730 (Marty) Gift ban law food and beverage exception elimination. S.F. 2443 (Marty) Campaign contributions disclosure from lobbyists, principals and political committees requirement. S.F. 2099 (Cohen) Political contributions from funds subject to the individual income tax requirement. S.F. 1915 (Sieben) Campaign finance provisions modifications; expressly advocating definition modification; electioneering communications regulations and penalties. S.F. 2565 (Tomassoni) St. Louis county board of commissioners change in staggered terms authorization upon local approval.2h 25mn
Mon March 17, 2014Taxes - Tax Reform DivisionAgenda: S.F. 2236 (Koenen) Sales tax exemption for propane tanks. S.F. 1883 (Senjem) Biomass fuel residential customers residential use sales and use tax exemption. S.F. 2173 (Rosen) Animal shelters temporary sales tax amnesty authorization. S.F. 2008 (Franzen) Bullion coin sales and use tax exemption. S.F. 2120 (Dahms) Sales tax exemption for donated materials for a library expansion. S.F. 2385 (Rest) Interest rate payments on delinquent property taxes modification. S.F. 1842 (Rest) Digital audio and digital audiovisual works sales tax exemption.1h 15mn
Mon March 17, 2014TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2447 (Koenen) State agricultural society bond requirements modifications. S.F. 2251 (Kent) Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures additional financing and obligation issuance. S.F. 2080 (Rest) Certification of proposed levies deadline extension. S.F. 1287 (Rest) Transfer-on-death of title to motor vehicle authorization. S.F. 1841 (Rest) Federal tax conformance for working family credit phaseout for married filers extension. S.F. 2484 (Dziedzic) Federal tax conformance for working family credit phaseout for married filers extension.49mn 18s
Tue March 18, 2014TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2250 (Skoe) General budget reserve level policy establishment. S.F. 2230 (Skoe) Cities local government aid (LGA) payment in lieu of taxes distribution modifications; calculation of aid losses modifications. S.F. 2388 (Skoe) Federal conformity of individual income tax and corporate franchise taxes; working family credit phaseout for married filers extension. S.F. 2503 (Reinert) Small business investment income tax credit provisions expansion for qualified greater Minnesota businesses and minority or women owned qualified small businesses; appropriation; sunset extension. S.F. 2370 (Jensen) School districts location equity program eligibility expansion; location equity revenue and referendum revenue calculation modification.1h 55mn
Tue March 18, 2014Higher Education and Workforce DevelopmentAgenda: S.F. 2068 (Dibble) Animal research regulation authorization. S.F. 1791 (Sieben) Regenerative Medicine Research Act; Minnesota Regenerative Medicine Research Institute, funding program and appropriation; long-term care insurance tax credit repeal. S.F. 2175 (Bonoff) Real property acquisition by state agencies regulations. S.F. 2001 (Bonoff) Public postsecondary institutions resident tuition status to veterans establishment.54mn 47s
Tue March 18, 2014EducationAgenda: S.F. 2646 (Dahle) Teacher licensure testing requirements clarification. S.F. 1889 (Torres Ray) Early childhood and family, kindergarten through grade 12 and adult education policy and technical changes. S.F. 2692 (Cohen) Early learning scholarships appropriation availability expansion and appropriations.1h 8mn
Wed March 19, 2014TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2686 (Koenen) Biofuels, wine, beer, distilled beverages or dairy products production storage structures real property definition exclusion. S.F. 2237 (Rest) Tax policy unnecessary or redundant laws and rules elimination. H.F. 1777 (Skoe) Income tax federal conformance; working family credit phaseout for married filers extension; electronic and precision equipment and commercial and industrial machinery repair and maintenance sales and use tax repeal; telecommunications equipment sales and use tax exemption reinstatement; sales tax refund mechanism and appropriation.52mn 41s
Wed March 19, 2014Jobs, Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentAgenda: S.F. 1964 (Dziedzic) Wireless communication devices acquisition and resale requirements establishment. S.F. 2201 (Champion) Employee definition to reflect the school calendar for purposes of parental leave clarification. S.F. 1919 (Saxhaug) Public construction contracts responsible contractor requirement definition establishment. S.F. 1956 (Sieben) Pregnancy and parenting leave employment provisions modifications; pregnancy accommodations requirement. S.F. 2527 (Bonoff) Advanced manufacturing, health care services and information technology apprenticeships competency standards PIPELINE project (Private Investment/Public Education Labor-Industry Experience) pilot projects and appropriation. S.F. 2438 (Sparks) Office of combative sports and construction codes and licensing division housekeeping provisions modifications; interstate compact on industrialized/modular buildings provisions modifications. S.F. 2220 (Sparks) Workers compensation advisory council recommendations adoption.2h 15mn
Wed March 19, 2014CommerceAgenda: S.F. 2595 (Wiger) Minneapolis scrap vehicle operators and scrap metal dealers automated property system transaction fee schedule establishment; fee schedule, audit and reporting requirements and automated property system provisions modifications. S.F. 1901 (Eaton) Tanning equipment use age limit establishment. S.F. 1697 (Wiklund) Richfield on-sale wine and malt liquor licenses issuance authorization. S.F. 1703 (Hayden) American Swedish Institute on-sale liquor license authorization. S.F. 1720 (Hoffman, J.) Brooklyn Park wedding event center on-sale intoxicating liquor license authorization. S.F. 1809 (Latz) Golden Valley golf course on-sale liquor license authorization. S.F. 2014 (Pappas) Microdistilleries sales expansion authorization. S.F. 2029 (Reinert) Malt liquor brewers growler refill authorization. S.F. 2090 (Dahle) Farm wineries bulk distilled spirits import authorization; excise tax exemption creation; production limits increase. S.F. 2156 (Dahle) University of Minnesota service of alcohol authorization extension. S.F. 2332 (Metzen) Malt liquor sampling regulations modification. S.F. 2335 (Benson) Sacramental wine sale by religious stores authorization. S.F. 2346 (Metzen) Hennepin county establishments licensed to sell alcohol special closing time during the all-star game authorization. S.F. 2374 (Reinert) Small brewers growlers sale on Sundays authorization. S.F. 2375 (Reinert) Sunday sales at taprooms authorization. S.F. 2566 (Hayden) Minneapolis Institute of Arts on-sale liquor licenses issuance authority. S.F. 2572 (Metzen) Liquor act obsolete provision repeal. S.F. 2604 (Saxhaug) Home-brewed naturally fermented fruit juices or beer products shown at public events authority; liquor tax exemption clarification; sale prohibition. S.F. 2675 (Jensen) Alcohol service food service requirements removal; spirits service requirements changes; infused beverages and cocktails on-sale use authorization. S.F. 2164 (Dahle) Propane residential customers terms of sale and service and discontinuance of service during heating season regulation.2h 26mn
Thu March 20, 2014TaxesAgenda: H.F. 1777 (Skoe) Income tax federal conformance; working family credit phaseout for married filers extension; electronic and precision equipment and commercial and industrial machinery repair and maintenance sales and use tax repeal; telecommunications equipment sales and use tax exemption reinstatement; sales tax refund mechanism and appropriation.2h 25mn
Thu March 20, 2014JudiciaryAgenda: S.F. 771 (Hayden) Landlords and tenants additional remedies for victims of violence. S.F. 1799 (Wiklund) Licensed professional clinical counselors licensing provisions modifications. S.F. 2262 (Eken) ST elevation myocardial infarction registry. S.F. 2193 (Scalze) Natural resources department (DNR) and pollution control agency (PCA) permitting efficiencies modification; administrative penalty order and field citations provisions modifications; civil penalties, rulemaking, data classifications and reporting requirements modification and appropriation authorization. S.F. 2260 (Nelson) Automatic external defibrillator (AED) registration requirements. S.F. 2736 (Kent) Domestic violence offenders GPS monitoring use and judicial districts standards establishment. S.F. 2729 (Koenen) Business organizations secretary of state filings, recordings and registrations provisions modifications. S.F. 2402 (Hoffman, J.) Campaign finance technical changes and provisions modifications. S.F. 2240 (Hoffman, J.) Northstar care for children program modification; children and family services provisions modifications. S.F. 2571 (Champion) Criminal vehicular homicide or operation statute technical amendments.3h 37mn
Thu March 20, 2014JudiciaryAgenda: S.F. 2047 (Marty) Newborn screening program modification. S.F. 2627 (Pappas) Assisted reproduction paternity and maternity determinations provisions modifications. S.F. 1772 (Jensen) Crime of violence to include fifth degree assault and certain domestic assaults. S.F. 2639 (Latz) Domestic violence abusing party with restraining order and persons convicted of domestic violence offenses weapons possession prohibition.3h 37mn
Mon March 24, 2014CommerceAgenda: S.F. 2027 (Sheran) E-cigarettes regulations. S.F. 2078 (Pappas) Minnesota secure choice retirement savings plan establishment. S.F. 2192 (Marty) Lead and mercury products prohibition and regulation.2h 10mn
Tue March 25, 2014Finance - Health and Human Services DivisionAgenda: S.F. 1998 (Goodwin) Mentally ill offenders arrested or subject to arrest working group establishment. S.F. 1798 (Wiklund) Somali-based health care organization appropriation. S.F. 2666 (Eaton) Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) housing assistance grant effective date modification. S.F. 2667 (Eaton) Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) effective date of family cap repeal modification. S.F. 2658 (Lourey) Human services uniform public assistance program eligibility and verification establishment. S.F. 1739 (Hayden) Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) participants education opportunities modification. S.F. 1857 (Pappas) Safe harbor for sexually exploited youth director duties expansion; service grants and safe housing appropriations. S.F. 2026 (Stumpf) Thief River Falls psychiatric hospital construction moratorium exception authorization. S.F. 1807 (Saxhaug) Former and current military members expedited and temporary licensing processing by professional licensing boards requirement. S.F. 1731 (Clausen) Civil commitment act training program establishment and appropriation.2h 59mn
Tue March 25, 2014Finance - State Departments and Veterans DivisionAgenda: S.F. 1807 (Saxhaug) Former and current military members expedited and temporary licensing processing by professional licensing boards requirement.1h 39mn
Tue March 25, 2014Environment and EnergyAgenda: S.F. 2663 (Bakk) Disability-related angling and hunting licenses and special permit provisions modifications; Minnesota driver's license and identification card designations authority. S.F. 2797 (Jensen) Railroad and pipeline hazardous materials safety and emergency response and preparedness. S.F. 1971 (Skoe) Wetland replacement requirements modifications. S.F. 2764 (Metzen) Water or wastewater treatment law privatization procedures and standards repeal. S.F. 2683 (Housley) Bayport Washington county surplus state land conveyance authorization. S.F. 2449 (Hawj) State lands provisions modifications. S.F. 2245 (Rest) Lifeguards at public beaches minimum training requirements establishment. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 2750 (Wiklund) Hennepin county conveyance of surplus land authorization. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)2h 32mn
Wed March 26, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 712 (Thompson) Prosecuting attorney, judge or commissioner of corrections death penalties modification; prosecuting attorney and judge assault penalties modification. S.F. 2004 (Wiklund) Human services grant programs prior appropriation modification. S.F. 2205 (Rest) Allina health systems extended employment services authorization extension. S.F. 873 (Hall) Judicial forfeiture prosecutor burden of proof shift; homestead exemption expansion and codification; motor vehicle reclamation. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 2247 (Tomassoni) Taconite production tax rate provisions modifications. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)32mn 27s
Wed March 26, 2014CommerceAgenda: S.F. 2368 (Hayden) Payday lending regulations and consumer short-term loan contract clarifications. S.F. 2462 (Franzen) Limousine regulations modifications. S.F. 2346 (Metzen) Omnibus Liquor Bill.2h 34mn
Thu March 27, 2014Finance - State Departments and Veterans DivisionAgenda: S.F. 2522 (Hoffman, J.) Veterans housing and long-term care provisions modifications; new residential facility moratorium exemptions; veterans housing survey grants appropriation. Review of the Governor's Supplemental Budget Recommendations for the Racing Commission found in SF 2785, Article 6. S.F. 1807 (Saxhaug) Former and current military members expedited and temporary licensing processing by professional licensing boards requirement. S.F. 2715 (Rosen) Farm America agricultural interpretive center capital improvement grant appropriation. Rollout, review, markup and passage of the State Departments and Veterans Budget Division Supplemental Budget Article and Spreadsheet that will be sent to the Finance Committee.1h 13mn
Thu March 27, 2014Finance - Judiciary DivisionAgenda: Department of Corrections overview of supplemental funding requests:
     critical staff operating increase and prison population growth. S.F. 1922 (Cohen) Peace officer standards and training (POST) board funds carryover to combat sexual exploitation of youth. S.F. 2214 (Champion) Expungement of criminal records and eviction records provisions modifications. S.F. 2480 (Latz) Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies Act. Judiciary Division Supplemental Budget Article for recommendation.
1h 26mn
Thu March 27, 2014Finance - E-12 DivisionAgenda: S.C. 9812 A bill for an act relating to education; early childhood through grade 12 education.2h 26mn
Fri March 28, 2014Transportation and Public SafetyAgenda: S.F. 2867 (Kent) Graduated driver licensing requirements modifications.1h 0mn
Fri March 28, 2014Jobs, Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentAgenda: S.F. 2917 (Rest) Constitutional amendment establishing an inflation adjusted minimum wage.1h 0mn
Fri March 28, 2014Finance - Transportation and Public Safety DivisionAgenda: MnDOT overview of Governor's supplemental budget recommendations DPS overview of Governor's supplemental budget recommendations S.F. 2858 (Dibble) Transportation prior appropriations and transfers modifications.1h 11mn
Mon March 31, 2014Finance - Transportation and Public Safety DivisionAgenda: S.F. 1776 (Sieben) Executive branch advisory groups governing laws modification. S.F. 2620 (Latz) Public safety outdated and redundant statutes repeal. S.F. 2616 (Dibble) Transportation department (DOT) reporting requirements elimination; obsolete and redundant provisions elimination; conforming changes. S.F. 2858 (Dibble) Transportation prior appropriations and transfers modifications.3h 55mn
Mon March 31, 2014TaxesAgenda: S.F. 767 (Wiger) E12 Supplemental Budget. S.F. 2884 (Clausen) School tickets and admissions sales tax exemption permanency.1h 9mn
Mon March 31, 2014Finance - Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture DivisionAgenda: S.F. 2050 (Pappas) Women's Economic Security Act. Division Article for Finance omnibus bill1h 52mn
Tue April 1, 2014TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2709 (Saxhaug) Aitkin prior distribution of taconite production taxes use modification. S.F. 2254 (Kent) Qualified transportation fringe benefits income tax subtraction authorization. S.F. 2714 (Rosen) Nonprofit tickets or admissions sales tax exemption clarification. S.F. 2293 (Koenen) Volunteer first responders income tax credit. S.F. 2550 (Sparks) Sales tax exemption extension to housing and redevelopment and port authorities. S.F. 2781 (Koenen) Greater Minnesota business expansion sales tax exemption exclusion activities definition. S.F. 2850 (Eken) North Dakota oil production and Minnesota impact study and appropriation. S.F. 2934 (Rest) Sales tax exemption for data centers.1h 23mn
Tue April 1, 2014Environment and EnergyAgenda: Confirmation of Clean Water Council Members: Pamela Blixt, Sharon Doucette,
     Patrick Flowers, Robert Hoefert, Gene Merriam, Victoria Reinhardt, Patrick
     Shea, Deborah Swackhamer, and John Underhill. Confirmation of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board members
     Daniel Foley, Kathryn Draeger, and James Riddle. Confirmation of Minnesota Environmental Quality Board member Kristin Eide-
     Tollefson.
58mn 53s
Wed April 2, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 874 (Thompson) Judicial forfeiture of property associated with controlled substances offenses and vehicles used in drive-by shootings conviction requirement; administrative forfeiture presumption repeal. S.F. 2466 (Petersen) Electronic device location information; law enforcement cell phone tracking data search warrant requirement.37mn 30s
Wed April 2, 2014Finance - Transportation and Public Safety DivisionAgenda: S.F. 2107 (Dibble) Transportation finance provisions modifications; gross receipts motor fuel tax establishment; metropolitan area transit tax modification; transportation trunk highway bond issue and appropriation.2h 26mn
Wed April 2, 2014Rules and AdministrationAgenda: S.F. 2066 (Dibble) Data practices and personal data privacy legislative commission establishment. S.F. 2128 (Skoe) Online lottery ticket sale prohibition.40mn 10s
Thu April 3, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2785 (Cohen) Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill. 2h 59mn
Fri April 4, 2014FinanceAgenda: H.F. 3172 (Cohen) Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill. S.F. 2859 (Dibble) Rochester transportation maintenance facility prior appropriation and trunk highway and bridge transfers modifications.5h 30mn
Mon April 7, 2014Rules and AdministrationAgenda: House proposal on Capitol Office Building1h 29mn
Mon April 7, 2014FinanceAgenda: H.F. 3167 (Skoe) Omnibus supplemental tax bill. H.F. 2091 (Hayden) State employee vacation donation to sick leave account use expansion. S.F. 2214 (Champion) Expungement of criminal records and eviction records provisions modifications.1h 26mn
Mon April 7, 2014TaxesAgenda: S.F. 2578 (Metzen) Dakota county community development agency allocation of low-income housing credits threshold criteria modification. S.F. 2482 (Koenen) Solar energy production tax establishment; solar energy systems property tax exemption. S.F. 2726 (Skoe) Vehicle for Omnibus Tax Bill.50mn 37s
Mon April 7, 2014Finance - Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture DivisionAgenda: S.F. 2227 (Schmit) Game and fish provisions modifications. S.F. 2770 (Weber) Currie water and sewer line replacement grant bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 2864 (Koenen) Scientific and natural area (SNA) and native bank prairie acquisition bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 1781 (Koenen) Clara City infrastructure improvements bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 2682 (Dahms) Dawson industrial park grant bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 1935 (Dahms) Seaforth wastewater system improvements bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 2650 (Fischbach) Cold Spring water infrastructure bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 2518 (Saxhaug) Minnesota forests for the future program bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 2281 (Ruud) Pequot Lakes wastewater treatment facility spray irrigation equipment grant bond issue and appropriation.2h 14mn
Tue April 8, 2014TaxesAgenda: H.F. 3167 (Skoe) Omnibus supplemental tax bill.1h 54mn
Wed April 9, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2805 (Carlson, J.) Claims against the state; department of corrections claims settlement and appropriation. H.F. 2180/S.F. 1835 (Sieben) School district employees health care coverage provisions modifications. S.F. 2288 (Sieben) Online voter registration and absentee ballot applications authorization; web site security, maintenance and monitoring requirements. H.F. 2658/S.F. 2220 (Sparks) Workers compensation advisory council recommendations adoption. H.F. 3014/S.F. 2506 (Pappas) Public employment relations board establishment and appropriation. S.F. 2098 (Saxhaug) Outdoor heritage fund appropriations. S.F. 1899 (Dziedzic) Natural resources department (DNR) environment and natural resources trust fund appropriations; legislative-citizen commission on Minnesota resources modifications; land acquisition modifications. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 1803 (Pappas) Duluth teachers retirement fund association retirement plan and fund consolidation into the statewide teachers retirement association (TRA). (REMOVED FROM AGENDA) S.F. 36 (Marty) Dog and cat breeders commercial licensure, inspection and appropriation. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)2h 24mn
Wed April 9, 2014Finance - State Departments and Veterans DivisionAgenda: S.F. 2951 (Saxhaug) Military and veterans affairs capital renovation and repair projects bond issue and appropriation. Chair's bonding memo to the Capital Investments Committee.
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16mn 52s
Thu April 10, 2014Health, Human Services and HousingAgenda: S.F. 1641 (Dibble) Medical marijuana use authorization.2h 36mn
Wed April 23, 2014Rules and AdministrationAgenda: S.F. 2575 (Eken) Legislative salary council establishment; constitutional amendment to stop lawmakers from raising their own pay modification. S.F. 2027 (Sheran) E-cigarettes regulations. Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Christian
     Sande Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Member Edward
     Oliver The report for the Management Advisory Committee
35mn 54s
Fri April 25, 2014FinanceAgenda: H.F. 1951 (Pappas) Omnibus retirement bill. S.F. 1772 (Jensen) Crime of violence definition modification. H.F. 2701 (Cohen) Disaster assistance contingency account establishment.1h 1mn
Fri April 25, 2014Health, Human Services and HousingAgenda: S.F. 1641 (Dibble) Medical marijuana use authorization.2h 5mn
Tue April 29, 2014State and Local GovernmentAgenda: S.F. 1641 (Dibble) Medical marijuana use authorization.1h 18mn
Wed April 30, 2014JudiciaryAgenda: S.F. 1641 (Dibble) Medical marijuana use authorization.4h 54mn
Thu May 1, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2193 (Scalze) Natural resources department (DNR) and pollution control agency (PCA) permitting efficiencies modification; administrative penalty order and field citations provisions modifications; civil penalties, rulemaking, data classifications and reporting requirements modification and appropriation authorization. H.F. 1874 (Dziedzic) Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriations. S.F. 2186 (Hawj) Unemployment insurance provisions modifications. S.F. 2227 (Schmit) Omnibus game and fish bill. S.F. 2467 (Pappas) Administrative rulemaking process regulations and provisions modifications. H.F. 2446 (Reinert) Pharmacy board provisions modifications. S.F. 2027 (Sheran) E-cigarettes regulations. (REMOVED FROM AGENDA)1h 32mn
Fri May 2, 2014Finance - Health and Human Services DivisionAgenda: S.F. 1641 (Dibble) Medical marijuana use authorization.1h 1mn
Mon May 5, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 2027 (Sheran) E-cigarettes regulations. S.F. 1641 (Dibble) Medical marijuana use authorization.2h 4mn
Mon May 5, 2014Capital InvestmentAgenda: Bonding Bill1h 2mn
Tue May 6, 2014Capital InvestmentAgenda: S.F. 2605 (Stumpf) Omnibus bonding bill. S.F. 882 (Stumpf) Minnesota museum of American art bond issue and appropriation/cash.1h 41mn
Wed May 7, 2014FinanceAgenda: S.F. 882 (Stumpf) Minnesota museum of American art bond issue and appropriation. S.F. 2605 (Stumpf) Omnibus bonding bill.28mn 41s
Wed May 14, 2014Rules and AdministrationAgenda: S.R. XXXX (Bakk) Closing resolutions. Interim Travel Expenses and Per Diem Memo Litigation expenses50mn 12s
Thu June 19, 2014Rules and AdministrationAgenda: Senate Salary Supplement NCSL Proposal for Compensation Analysis22mn 56s