Tuesday, March 29, 2016
3:30 PM, Room 1200, Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Present: Senator Patricia Torres Ray - Chair, Senator Chris A. Eaton - Vice Chair, Senator Jim Abeler, Senator Bruce D. Anderson, Senator Kevin L. Dahle, Senator Dan D. Hall, Senator Jeff Hayden, Senator Karin Housley, Senator Alice M. Johnson, Senator Sandra L. Pappas, Senator Bev Scalze, Senator Dave Thompson, Senator Melissa H. Wiklund
Absent: No Members Absent
Senator Patricia Torres Ray called the meeting to order at
S.F. 2793: Senator Marty: Invasive species control authorization; wild rice license requirements
modification; natural resources regulations and penalties streamlined
review and report requirement.
Senator Anderson moved that S.F. 2793, be recommended to pass.
S.F. 2569: Senator Schmit: Autonomous vehicles task force establishment and demonstration project
for people with disabilities; appropriation.
Senator Johnson moved that S.F. 2569, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the .
S.F. 2958: Senator Sparks: Good food access program establishment and appropriation.
Senator Johnson moved that S.F. 2958, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee.
S.F. 2479: Senator Clausen: Comprehensive health care workforce council and workforce plan
establishment and appropriation.
Senator Dahle moved that S.F. 2479, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee.
S.F. 2814: Senator Clausen: Student discipline working group creation to review pupil fair dismissal
act and related student discipline.
Senator Eaton moved that S.F. 2814, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the .
S.F. 2717: Senator Clausen: General education unfunded mandates task force creation.
Senator Dahle moved that S.F. 2717, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee.
S.F. 2986: Senator Scalze: Fence viewing process counties and cities exemption of certain land
S.F. 3148: Senator Wiklund: Hennepin county select construction projects job order contracting use
S.F. 2782: Senator Anderson: Veterans emergency dental care grants from state soldiers assistance
fund; veterans charity care dentist income tax subtraction.
The meeting was adjourned at
Senator Patricia Torres Ray, Chair
Sara Parcero Leites, Legislative Assistant