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Thursday, March 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, March 2, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 416 Nelson K-12 education expense individual income tax credit increase and inflation adjustment.
S.F. 774 Nelson Apprenticeship training facilities tax exemption criteria modification.
S.F. 1166 Eichorn Income tax education-related expenses definition expansion to include broadband subscription expenses.
S.F. 165 Clausen Refundable student loan income tax credit authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 941 Miller Student loan payments refundable income tax credit.
S.F. 524 Pratt Masters degree in teacher licensure refundable income tax credit authorization.
S.F. 947 Anderson, P. Education expense income tax credit and deduction application to prekindergarten expenses.

 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Bruce D. Anderson
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 1541 was added
Agenda: 
S.F. 76 Clausen Past military service income tax credit exemption increase and expansion.
S.F. 1316 Lang Support Our Troops account money uses modification.
S.F. 1209 Anderson, B. Veterans benefits services disclosure requirements authorization and disclosure statement establishment.
S.F. 1130 Newton Veterans hiring preference establishment on the legislature and state courts.
S.F. 568 Nelson Congressionally chartered veterans organizations reduced class property tax rate authorization.
S.F. 1541 Schoen Past military service income tax credit increase.

 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation on the February Forecast
     - MMB Commissioner Myron Frans
     - State Budget Director Margaret Kelly
     - State Economist Laura Kalambokidis
S.F. 300 Nelson Medical practice board criminal background checks authorization and exemption.
H.F. 400 Limmer State vendor contracts Israel boycott prohibition *Pending referral*.
H.F. 234 Weber Municipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives regulation modification.

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

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

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 626 Rosen Minnesota sports facilities authority (MSFA) appointments and duties modifications and stadium suites use restriction.
S.F. 92 Dahms Pioneer public television equipment grant appropriation.
S.F. 1150 Nelson Minnesota public radio equipment grants appropriation.
S.F. 605 Kiffmeyer Employee gainsharing system monthly legislative report requirement.

 
Thursday, March 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. 700 Tomassoni Biomass project contract terms modifications.
S.F. 584 Tomassoni Facilities eligible for staging and permitting at innovative energy project sites modification.
S.F. 561 Osmek Small wireless facilities collocation authorization.

 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1303 Anderson, P. Higher education state grant program parameters adjustment.
S.F. 735 Jensen, S. Spinal cord and traumatic brain injury advisory council modification; spinal cord and traumatic brain injury student research scholarship and education program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1040 Tomassoni County higher education scholarship program funded by mineral royalties establishment.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Mississippi River Parkway Commission-
Chair: Rep Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 

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3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 2, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
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. 104 Osmek Allowed commercial and industrial operations on agricultural preserves expansion to wireless communication installments and equipment; agricultural preserve early termination provision.
S.F. 1311 Weber Housing trust fund and family homeless prevention assistance program requirements modification; rental assistance program for homeless and highly mobile students establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 899 Goggin **PENDING REFERRAL** Temporary or seasonal agricultural workers exemption from overtime requirements.

 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1338 Johnson, M. Academic and behavioral strategist license inclusion in special education teacher licensing process authorization.
S.F. 4 Pratt Teacher licensure system restructuring planning requirement.
If you would like to testify on S.F. 4, please contact Tricia Elite at
     tricia.elite@senate.mn no later than 3pm on Wednesday, March 1st.
     
     **Updated language for the S.F. 4 delete all amendment has been added**

 
Thursday, March 2, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Additional bills may be added to the agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 563 Koran Direct injectable drugs medical assistance (MA) reimbursement provisions modification.
S.F. 519 Jensen, S. Intergovernmental transfers and supplemental payments hospital surcharge exemption; mandatory intergovernmental transfer repeal.
S.F. 1708 Wiklund Spoken language health care interpreters registry system establishment and appropriations.
S.F. 751 Eaton Prescription opioids written disclosures requirement.
S.F. 720 Dahms Minnesota premium security plan as a state-based reinsurance program with Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association administration authorization and appropriation.

 

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