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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
***Revision 2: Room and agenda change***
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 813 Rosen Local government aid (LGA) city need formulas transition modification.
S.F. 476 Weber Local government aid (LGA) to cities appropriation increase.
S.F. 492 Weber Dundee, Jeffers and Woodstock local government aid penalty forgiveness authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 600 Johnson, M. Oslo city aid penalty forgiveness authorization.
S.F. 582 Bakk Newly incorporated city base year formula aid authorization.
S.F. 615 Bakk Local government aid (LGA) to cities formula modification and adjustments.
S.F. 583 Tomassoni Local government aid (LGA) definition modification and city revenue need and certified aid adjustments authorization.
S.F. 670 Klein West St. Paul local government aid (LGA) temporary payment increase.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 1195 was added to the agenda. We will reconvene in room 1100 at 7:00 p.m. if we do not finish the items on the agenda during our morning meeting.
Agenda: 
H.F. 375 Dahms County boards appropriations authorization for veterans memorials anywhere in the county.
S.F. 1113 Kiffmeyer County law library transfer of money to county for construction costs authorization.
S.F. 1001 Franzen Edina 2014 special law file approval time extension.
S.F. 1245 Mathews Claims payment requirements modification.
S.F. 201 Hall Statutory or home rule charter city two-thirds vote for interim ordinance imposition; interim housing ordinance imposition 10-day notice and public hearing requirements.
S.F. 1195 Ingebrigtsen "Consumer Choice Act"; plastic and paper bags local government bans or taxation prohibition.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1131 Hall Minnesota River basin goals and strategies establishment and board of water and soil resources (BWSR) appropriation.
S.F. 787 Ingebrigtsen Wolf management and monitoring license revenue dedication elimination.
S.F. 688 Ruud Local recreation grants appropriation.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Scott J. Newman
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1524 Anderson, P. Requiring the commissioner of transportation to develop a policy for evaluating, ranking, and selecting projects; requiring a report to the legislature.
S.F. 187 Ruud Manufactured homes certificates of title transfers regulation.
S.F. 1060 Newman Commercial motor vehicles, highway-rail grade crossing signs, department of transportation contract preference requirements and transportation plan due dates provisions modifications.
S.F. 1059 Newman Unused or divided lands owned or controlled by the department of transportation (DOT) conveyance authorization; trunk highway system highways removal and modification authorization; Koochiching county state owned lands conveyance authorization.
S.F. 1525 Jasinski Making changes to the project selection process for the corridors of commerce program.
S.F. 313 Jasinski Corridors of commerce program appropriation.
S.F. 937 Hall St. Paul I-35E speeding ticket issuance for speeds under 55 miles per hour prohibition.
S.F. 1076 Little Transportation department (DOT) best practices adoption to improve objectivity and transparency in project selection process requirement and report.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
10:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Please contact the committee administrator Adam Axvig at 651-296-4175 or adam.axvig@senate.mn if you want to testify.
Agenda: 
S.F. 720 Dahms Minnesota premium security plan as a state-based reinsurance program with Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association administration authorization and appropriation.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
State Auditor Budget overview (Change Items)
S.F. 511 Kiffmeyer State auditor enterprise fund repeal; general fund appropriation to state auditor establishment.
S.F. 745 Kiffmeyer Rules impacting residential construction or remodeling legislative notice and review requirements.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
***Revision 1: 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.

To accommodate committee scheduling conflicts, we will meet at 7:30 pm this evening in room 1150 to complete today's agenda.
Agenda: 
Minnesota Department of Human Rights Budget Presentation
S.F. 704 Fischbach Abortion facilities licensure requirement (pending re-referral).
S.F. 702 Kiffmeyer State-sponsored health programs abortion funding limitations (pending re- referral).

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Andrew Mathews
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 948 Senjem Deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing Minnesotans commission appropriation.
S.F. 316 Dziedzic Green roof advisory task force establishment.

 
1:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:30 PM
Room 15 Capitol

Please note the adjusted start time. The committee will begin at 1:30 pm rather than our normal 1:00 pm start. The meeting will likely run a few minutes past our normal end time of 2:30.
Agenda: 
Budget request presentation from the University of Minnesota

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
***Revision 3: Agenda change***
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 264 Franzen Federal Every Student Succeeds Act funding for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities.
S.F. 1061 Cwodzinski Civics class completion for high school graduation requirement.
S.F. 333 Wiger Nationally normed college entrance exam for high school graduation requirement.
S.F. 953 Nelson General education development term modification.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Weber
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

If you wish to testify on behalf of any bill, please contact the committee administrator at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1016 Weber Animal feedlot facilities public notice and comment provisions modifications; animal feedlot facilities environmental review requirements modifications.
S.F. 835 Draheim Buffer compliance seed mixes Minnesota grown and processed requirement.
S.F. 1545 Westrom **PENDING REFERRAL*** Food safety and defense task force extension; animal definition modification.
S.F. 111 Eken Production based value of agricultural land study and report authorization.

 
Tuesday, February 28, 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: 
S.F. 595 Rosen Human services targeted case management interactive video use authorization.
S.F. 319 Kiffmeyer Complex pediatric home care nursing category establishment; home care nursing services payment rate increase.
S.F. 781 Lourey Only Article 4 Section 63 of SF 781, the MinnesotaCare buy-in option, will be heard. Public testimony will be taken. Please contact andrea.todd-harlin@senate.mn by 10am the day of the hearing to be added to the testifiers list. Testifiers will be limited to 2 minutes.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol
Agenda: 

Discussion of the benefits and features of MSRS-General, PERA-General, and TRA
- Staff presentation on possible benefit changes and cost savings. 

Note: There will be no public testimony at this hearing.


For more agenda information, click here

 

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