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Minnesota Senate Daily Schedule

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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The Senate publishes a schedule of Senate committee hearings and floor sessions. The schedule is continually updated.

01 Links to days that have meetings scheduled are shown in red on the calendar.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation from Minnesota Dept. of Health
     
     Mary Absolon, Manager, Licensing and Certification
     Cathy Griffin, Manager, Home Care and Assisted Living Program
     Kris Lohrke, Director, Office of Health Facility Complaints
Long-Term Care Imperative Presentation
     
     Toby Pearson, Care Providers of Minnesota
     Kari Thurlow, LeadingAge Minnesota
     Jeff Bostic, LeadingAge Minnesota

 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 83 Anderson, B. Estate tax repeal.
S.F. 8 Wiger Taxable estate single exclusion amount and single rate establishment; recapture tax elimination.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Joint Meeting: Regent Candidate Advisory Council - Regent Candidate Orientation-
Chair: Bill Brady
10:00 a.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 

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10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation on GMO's from Morris Area FFA by: Briar Peterson, President, Morris Area FFA and Jake Anderson, FFA Region III Treasurer
Aquatic Invasive Species Spending Overview:
     A. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources by: Bob Meier, Assistant Commissioner, Ann Pierce, Ecosystem Management and Protection Section Manager, and Heidi Wolf, Invasive Species Unit Supervisor
     
     b. University of Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) by: Becca Nash, Associate Director, Nicholas Phelps, Co-Director and Dr. Peter Sorenson, Professor

 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Scott J. Newman
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Department of Public Safety Overview
MNLARS Overview

 
12 Noon  
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Rep. Joe Hoppe
12 Noon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Benson; Abeler; Dahms; Franzen; Jensen - HOUSE: Hoppe; Dean; Halverson; Fabian; Davids
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1 Benson Health insurance premium assistance temporary payment program; health maintenance organizations (HMO) requirements and health insurance modifications; reporting requirements; Minnesota comprehensive health association reinsurance program establishmen.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 50 Newman Revocable trusts reporting requirement exemption.
S.F. 49 Newman Real estate filing requirements modifications.
S.F. 91 Latz Nonprofit corporations provisions modifications; incorporators and directors powers and duties establishment; merger and conversion procedure modification.

 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Clean Water Council Overview
Clean Water Fund Interagency Coordinating Team Overview

 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Testimony from Small and Mid-Sized Minnesota Businesses
     
      Presentations from:
     
      Ryan Erickson, Erickson Builders
      Dennis Meyer, Vice President, St. Croix Collections
      Paul Radermacher, Radermacher Holdings, Inc
      Molly Jungbauer, CEO, Hollstadt & Associates
      Ingrid Christensen, President, INGCO International
      Eric Gibson, President, UMC Inc.
      Henry Torres, The Seasoner Magazine

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Note: Cont. of Fiscal Trends Overview has been removed from agenda.
Agenda: 
Overview of Waivers
     
     Kari Benson, Director of Aging and Adult Services, Dept. of Human Services
     Alex Bartolic, Director of Disability Services, Dept. of Human Services
Presentation from Disabilities Council
Presentation from Ombudsperson for Families
     
     Jill Kehaulani Esch, Ombudsperson for American Indian Families
     Muriel Gubasta, Ombudsperson for Spanish-Speaking Families
     Ann Hill, Ombudsperson for African-American Families
     Bauz L. Nengchu, Ombudsperson for Asian-Pacific Families
Presentation from the Office of Ombudsman for Mental Health and
     Developmental Disabilities

 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Mn Dept of Education
     Presentation of the the Governor's E-12 Budget
     
     Minnesota Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis
     E-12 Finance overview

 

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