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Minnesota Senate Daily Schedule

Monday, February 20, 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.
 
Monday, February 20, 2017  
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, February 20, 2017

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

 
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 20, 2017
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: 
S.F. 627 Rosen Madelia public infrastructure fire damage repair and replacement grant appropriation.
S.F. 248 Fischbach Centers for independent living grants appropriation.
S.F. 578 Draheim Townhouse definition modification.
Minnesota Public Employment Relations Board
     
      Testimony from:
     
      Nicole Blissenbach, Board Member

 
Monday, February 20, 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. 300 Nelson Medical practice board criminal background checks authorization and exemption.
Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission Budget Presentation
S.F. 327 Anderson, B. Military pay or benefits assignment prohibition and penalties and remedies.
S.F. 920 Limmer Common interest communities electronic delivery of cancellations of sale or resale authorization.

 
Monday, February 20, 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: 
S.F. 672 Ruud Draft impaired waters list public comment period requirement modification; impaired waters lists challenge process; publicly owned wastewater treatment facility applicants notice requirement.
S.F. 737 Weber Pollution control agency (PCA) effluent limitations compliance requirement.
S.F. 399 Johnson, M. Red River of the North river watch program appropriation.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, February 20, 2017
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 709 Miller Maximum effort school capital loans additional early repayments authorization.
S.F. 722 Nelson Charter school lease aid pupil unit count calculation to include pupil time spent in postsecondary enrollment option courses.
S.F. 13 Wiger Singing-based pilot program to improve student reading and appropriation.
S.F. 944 Nelson School district operating capital levy clarification.

 
Monday, February 20, 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.

Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance committee is canceled for Monday February 20th at 3:00 PM.

An Ag, Rural Development, and Housing Finance and Environment and Natural Resources Finance joint hearing on buffers will take place at 5:30 PM in room 1150.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, February 20, 2017
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

To testify on any of the items on the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator at LaRissa.Fisher@Senate.Mn by 10 am on day of hearing, indicating which item and if you are a proponent or opponent.

The hearing may go past 5 p.m.
Agenda: 
S.F. 852 Lourey Housing support services for persons with disabilities; commissioner of human services (DHS) necessary federal waivers procurement.
S.F. 853 Lourey Minnesota supplemental aid (general assistance) modification.
S.F. 911 Abeler Home and community-based services incentive pool appropriation.
S.F. 1055 Hoffman, J. Home and community-based services waivers new employment services establishment.
S.F. 1065 Hoffman, J. Human services budget methodology exception establishment for persons leaving institutions and crisis residential settings; consumer-directed community supports budget methodology modification.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, February 20, 2017
Joint Meeting: Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance; Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Chairs: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom, Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
5:30 p.m.
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

There will be no official action taken. If you wish to testify please contact the Ag, Rural Development, and Housing Finance Committee Administrator at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968. This meeting is scheduled to adjourn at 7:30 PM. Testimony may be limited.
Agenda: 
Welcome by the Chairs
DNR Map Update
Presentation on Buffers and Alternative Practices from the Board of Water
     and Soil Resources.
Adam Birr, Minnesota Corn Growers
     Lawrence Sukalski, Martin County, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association
     Rod Sommerfield
     Scott Horse, Carver County Farmers Union President
     Barry Nelson, Association of Counties
     John Biren, Association of Counties
     Don Arnosti, Izaak Walton League
     Gary Haugen, Upper Minnesota River Watershed Board
     Allen Wold, Bois de Sioux Watershed Board
     Mark Ten Eyck, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy
     Steve Woods, Freshwater Society
Testifiers (continued)
     Steve Morse, Minnesota Environmental Partnership
     Leili Fatehi, Friends of the Mississippi River
     Patrick Murray, Cooperative Network
     Jim Nichols, Farmer
     Ian Cunningham, Pipestone SWCD Supervisor
     Ron Harnack, Red River Watershed Management Board
     Ray Bohn, Minnesota Association of Watershed District
     Lance Ness, Fish & Wildlife Legislative Alliance
     Gary Botzek, Minnesota Conservation Federation

 
Immediately Following Senate Session  
Monday, February 20, 2017
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
Immediately Following Senate Session
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 580 Miller Rule 21 Objection by Senator Hayden Uniform State Labor Standards Act.

 

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