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Wednesday, February 8, 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, February 8, 2017  
3:15 a.m.  
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:15 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

If you wish to testify on any of the items on the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, LaRissa Fisher at LaRissa.Fisher@Senate.MN by 10 am on day of hearing.
Agenda: 
S.F. 503 Eichorn Indian child welfare out-of-home placement costs reimbursement authorization.
S.F. 518 Utke White Earth band of Ojibwe child welfare services grant appropriation.
Bill SF516 is removed from the agenda
Minnesota State Operated Community Services (MSOCS) Homes Presentation
     
     Chuck Johnson, Deputy Commissioner, Direct Care and Treatment
     Roberta Opheim, Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities

 
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

In lieu of Feb. 8th meeting, a joint hearing with Senate Higher Education will be held.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Joint Meeting: Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy; Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach, Sen. Karin Housley
1 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol

Agenda:
Presentation from Minnesota State on health care workforce.

Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 726 Chamberlain Miscellaneous tax provisions; low and middle income families tax reductions; corporate tax loopholes closed; local government aid; income, property, tobacco, sales and use, specialty taxes and other various tax provisions modification.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. John R. Jasinski
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Ports Overview

 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

S.F. 371 Removed from Agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 215 Ruud Explore Minnesota Tourism appropriation:.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Budget Overview Presented By:
     a. John Linc Stein, Commissioner
     b. Greta Gauthier, Legislative Director

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
***Revision 2: Editing change***
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

In recess until 7 pm tonight. We'll be meeting in 1100 Minnesota Senate Building.

Committee discussion, amendment consideration, and final vote (no public testimony)
Agenda: 
S.F. 166 Pratt REAL ID Act authorization and implementation governance; drivers licenses and ID cards requirements and fees modifications; legislative reporting and appropriation.

 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 226 Bakk High school students time of day for work modification.
Informational Hearing on Broadband.
     
      Testimony from:
     
      Danna MacKenzie, Office of Broadband Development
      Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Broadband Task Force
      Marc Johnson, ECMECC
      Tom Johnson, Nobles County Administration Office
      Joe Buttweiler, Consolidated Telephone Company
      Bill Coleman, Community Technology Advisors
      Vince Robinson, Development Services, Inc.

 
Wednesday, February 8, 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: 
State Arts Board Legacy Overview
Section 404 Assumption Feasibility Report

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Sugarbeet Day at the Capitol
Minnesota Department of Agriculture Budget Overview (Continued)

 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Committee on E-12 Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 189 Kiffmeyer General education disparity aid creation for school districts with low general education revenue and low property wealth per pupil and appropriation.
S.F. 186 Wiger Student transitions between middle school and high school grants appropriation.
S.F. 442 Anderson, P. Math corps program appropriation.
S.F. 718 Nelson Early childhood, k-12 and adult education appropriations.

 

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