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Thursday, February 23, 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 23, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, February 23, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 540 Lang Federal section 179 allowances income and corporate franchise tax conformance.
S.F. 789 Jensen, S. Meals and drinks and restaurant capital equipment purchases sales tax exemption expansion.
S.F. 955 Senjem Telecommunications equipment sales and use tax exemption expansion.
S.F. 258 Rest Free electronic filing for Individual income tax returns report requirement and appropriation.

 
Thursday, February 23, 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 1133 was added to the agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 693 Jasinski Rice County Veterans Memorial in Faribault completion appropriation.
S.F. 1133 Anderson, B. Veterans Journey Home affordable housing grant appropriation.
Presentation from the Department of Military Affairs
     
     - Support Our Troops funding report
     
     - Update on enlistment incentives
Presentation from the Department of Veterans Affairs
     
     - Support Our Troops funding report

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF166 removed from agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 326 Ingebrigtsen Local government roads wetland replacement temporary conditions allowance.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 23, 2017

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

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 811 Lourey Indian tribe officials leave of absence when elected to public office authorization.
S.F. 1225 Kiffmeyer Elections practice of challenges provisions consolidation; statewide voter registration system voter status update by secretary of state requirement; voter status change notice requirement and contest process; provisional ballot system.
S.F. 581 Koran Public funds use to promote or defeat a ballot issue prohibition.
S.F. 323 Laine Drivers license, instruction permit, and identification (ID) card applicants automatic voter registration.
S.F. 86 Kiffmeyer Legislative and congressional plans redistricting principles establishment.
S.F. 370 Isaacson Legislative and congressional districting principles establishment and redistricting commission creation.
S.F. XXXX Kiffmeyer THERE WILL BE NO EVENING HEARING. THE COMMITTEE WAS ADJOURNED.

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Biennial budget presentation from Minnesota State

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Individuals looking to testify should contact Kyle Berndt at 651-296-5968 or kyle.berndt@senate.mn.
Agenda: 
S.F. 901 Weber Livestock facilities odor nuisance exemption authorization.
S.F. 1015 Weber "Farmer-Neighbor Mediation Act"; agricultural operations nuisance liability protection modification.

 
Thursday, February 23, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 768 Clausen School-linked mental health services funding increase; school staff and program development; intermediate school districts program evaluation and alternative learning centers (ALC) additional supports; appropriations.
S.F. 1222 Pratt Prekindergarten through grade 12 education miscellaneous provisions modifications.

 
Thursday, February 23, 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.

Those interested in testifying should contact andrea.todd-harlin@senate.mn by 10am the day of the hearing.
Proponents and opponents of a bill will receive equal time of no more than 20 minutes each for testimony.
Agenda: 
S.F. 799 Benson MNsure board, human services department (DHS) and health department (MDH) interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers modification.
S.F. 702 Kiffmeyer State-sponsored health programs abortion funding limitations.
S.F. 704 Fischbach Abortion facilities licensure requirement.

 

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