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Thursday, February 2, 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.
 
Thursday, February 2, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, February 2, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Bruce D. Anderson
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 394 has been added to the agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 394 Chamberlain Veterans defense project grant appropriation.
S.F. 322 Fischbach State and local community safety personnel de-escalation techniques training grants appropriation.
S.F. 205 Wiger Homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans modification.
S.F. 71 Clausen Disabled veterans homestead property tax exclusion modification.
S.F. 84 Lang Disabled veterans homestead valuation exclusion benefit eligibility extension to surviving spouse.

 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 410 Kiffmeyer Bullion coin sales and use tax exemption authorization.
S.F. 380 Relph Bullion and bullion coin sales and use tax exemption.
S.F. 270 Westrom Township Board appeals and equalization course waiver for 2016 authorization.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Focus Five and Under Working Group
Chair: Sen. Justin D. Eichorn
9 a.m.
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Co-Chairs Sen. Justin Eichorn, Sen. Jerry Relph and Sen. John Hoffman
Agenda: 
Overview: Women, Infants and Children Program and Family Home Visiting
     Program
     
     Minnesota Dept. of Health
     Maggie Diebel, Division Director for Community and Family Health
     Dawn Reckinger, Manager for the Family Home Visiting Program
MN Targeted Home Visiting Coalition:
     Laura LaCroix-Dalluhn, Coalition Coordinator
Todd Otis, Think Small
     Karen Adamson, Hennepin County
     Jonathan May, Generation Next
     Laurie Davis, Generation Next
Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors (MUID) and Urban Indian Child
     Welfare Act (ICWA) Advisory
     
     Patina Park, Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Women's Resource
     Center (MIWRC)
     Richie Smith, guardian ad litem
     Laura Newton, Minneapolis American Indian Center

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 11 a.m.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation of Minnesota Management and Budget proposed budget.
     Commissioner Myron Frans

 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. David J. Osmek
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 85 Mathews Natural gas combined cycle electric generation plant construction and operation in Sherburne County authorization.
S.F. 214 Osmek Renewable development account renaming and repurposing; solar energy incentives modification and appropriation.

 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Presentation of the Governor's Higher Education Budget Proposal

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 2, 2017
***Revision 1: Editing change***
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 468 Utke Personal learning plan for third grade students not reading at grade level requirement; students not meeting high school standards to be informed that public school admission is free until age 21 requirement.
Presentation of the MDE Student Discipline Working Group Report by:
     -Mark French, Minnesota Elementary School Principal's Association
     -Marika Pfefferkorn, Minnesota Education Equity Partnership

 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Joint Meeting: Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy; Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Chairs: Sen. Bill Weber, Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
3 p.m.
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Members will tour the labs at the Department of Agriculture. No official meeting will be held and no action taken.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation of the Governor's budget recommendation for the Minnesota Department of Health
     
     Dr. Ed Ehlinger, Commissioner of MDH

 

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