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Tuesday, March 7, 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.
 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1075 Limmer Vending machines sales tax modification.
S.F. 70 Ruud Compressed natural gas tax rate modification.
S.F. 1280 Jensen, S. Aviation taxes on gasoline used as a substitute for aviation gasoline revenue dedication to the state airports fund authorization.
S.F. 478 Housley End user definition modification for application of sales tax to digital products clarification.
S.F. 1090 Anderson, B. Herbicide purchases sales and use tax exemption authorization.
S.F. 913 Nelson Research tax credit modification.
S.F. 1259 Anderson, P. Special fuels for off-road uses sales and use tax exemption.
S.F. 1480 Chamberlain Marketplace providers and certain retailers sales tax collection duties establishment.
S.F. 1164 Rest Sales tax collection duties for marketplace providers and retailers establishment.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

* Those interested in testifying before the committee on SF 150 and SF 1490 can contact Committee Administrator David Raisanen at david.raisanen@senate.mn. Public testimony will be 30 minutes for proponents and 30 minutes for opponents on both bills. To make sure your testimony is considered, please submit it in writing.

* If we do not finish the agenda items by 10 a.m., we will reconvene at 6:30 p.m. in room G-3 of the Capitol.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1040 Tomassoni County higher education scholarship program funded by mineral royalties establishment.
S.F. 514 Kiffmeyer Omnibus elections bill.
S.F. 1494 Draheim Rice county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointment authorization.
S.F. 1416 Johnson, M. Marshall county office of recorder appointive office authorization.
S.F. 1354 Latz Police and firefighters civil service commissions and department employees provisions modifications.
S.F. 150 Osmek Metropolitan council light rail projects without explicit legislative authority prohibition.
S.F. 1490 Osmek Metropolitan council membership, terms, and voting modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

*Public testimony will not be taken. Those wishing to submit written testimony should email it to brian.paro@senate.mn (please limit to two pages). It will be distributed to Committee members.
Agenda: 
S.F. 210 Senjem Miscellaneous capital investment bonding provisions.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Scott J. Newman
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

**SF 1713, SF 1769, and SF 827 Added; SF 1146 Removed**

All bills that are not heard during normal committee time will be rolled into an evening hearing or the following day.

Please have all testifiers contact David Larson at david.larson@senate.mn by 5pm on Monday, March 6.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1009 Pratt Transfer-on-death of title to motor vehicles and motor vehicle sales tax exemption for transfer.
S.F. 1305 Pratt Suburb-to-suburb transit demonstration project appropriation.
S.F. 254 Goggin Passenger rail project expenditures restrictions, environmental insurance requirement, and public money expenditure prohibition.
S.F. 914 Bakk Clean air act settlement money specifically appropriated by law requirement.
S.F. 1465 Jensen, S. Metropolitan cities and towns bus replacement service application authorization.
S.F. 1713 Kiffmeyer Metro mobility enhancement task force establishment.
S.F. 1769 Osmek Light rail transit (LRT) operating costs governance.
S.F. 827 Dibble Bikeways establishment and use regulation provisions modification; Mississippi River trail and North Star bicycle route authorization.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 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. 348 Dahms Area II Minnesota River basin projects floodplain management grants appropriation.
S.F. 1195 Ingebrigtsen "Consumer Choice Act"; plastic and paper bags local government bans or taxation prohibition; plastic bag recycling pilot project appropriation.
S.F. 550 Westrom Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation and receipt of fund money requirements modification.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Gary H. Dahms
10:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

*SF 1345 was removed from the agenda.* More bills may be added and/or removed from the agenda.

Please contact the committee administrator Adam Axvig at 651-296-4175 or adam.axvig@senate.mn if you want to testify.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1156 Fischbach Sartell special liquor license authorization.
S.F. 1344 Utke Insurance fraud provisions modifications.
S.F. 879 Utke Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association liquor liability and medical malpractice coverage authorization.
S.F. 1473 Pratt Pawn transactions redemption period regulation.
S.F. 678 Rest New Hope municipal golf course intoxicating liquor license authorization.
S.F. 1409 Klein National Football League training site on-sale intoxicating liquor license authorization.

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 7, 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. 1011 Chamberlain Transit financial activity auditing and reporting requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 1573 Jasinski Lottery prize provisions clarification and budget and expenses provisions.
S.F. 1553 Nelson Legislative commission on data practices and personal data privacy legislative records and meetings expanded public access directive.
S.F. 1641 Housley Cosmetology related provisions modifications; eyelash extension regulation clarification.
S.F. 822 Newman Office of administrative hearings disposition of contested hearings authorization.
S.F. 1709 Koran Legislative commission to review consolidation of the state's information technology establishment.
S.F. 1068 Kiffmeyer Wright, Becker, and Ramsey counties state auditor reimbursement of legal costs.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 109 Eken Greater Minnesota loan forgiveness program establishment.
S.F. 1324 Draheim Large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program appropriation.
S.F. 1585 Anderson, P. Teacher candidates of color scholarships appropriation.
S.F. 1481 Fischbach Miscellaneous higher education provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 413 added.

**More bills may be added**
Agenda: 
S.F. 359 Utke Home and community-based services setting and licensing requirements and planning and case management requirements under waiver modifications and individualized home supports addition; child foster care background studies modifications.
S.F. 366 Housley Real estate appraisers investigations, background checks and disciplinary actions requirements modification.
S.F. 788 Ingebrigtsen Body camera recordings prerequisite of pretrial filing of transcript for admission into evidence elimination.
S.F. 1654 Latz Revisor's bill.
S.F. 413 Latz DWI forfeiture law application prohibition for ignition interlock program participants.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 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. 1649 Ingebrigtsen Solar energy standard modification.
S.F. 1088 Pratt Consumer protection stakeholder group relating to residential PACE financing establishment; residential PACE financing authorization suspension authorization.
S.F. 1672 Draheim Wind easements, options and leases for commercial operation projects effective date delay authorization.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 7, 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 SF 1673 please contact the committee administrator at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968. Public testimony on SF 1674 will be taken Thursday 3/9.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1673 Draheim Farmer-Lender Mediation Act modification.
S.F. 1674 Weber Agriculture policy and technical provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
***Revision 2: Agenda change and 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.

SF 720 has been added and SF 1472 has been removed from the agenda.

Public testimony will be taken on the SF 781 provisions within the jurisdiction of the HHS Finance & Policy Committee that have not previously received public testimony. Testimony in favor of SF 781 will be taken for 30 minutes. Please limit testimony to two minutes. Testifiers must be on a testifiers list. To be added to the list please email andrea.todd-harlin@senate.mn before 10am on the day of the hearing.
Agenda: 
S.F. 182 Clausen Primary care and mental health professions clinical training expansion grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 925 Clausen Legislative health care workforce commission expiration extension and work plan report requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 112 Housley Palliative care advisory committee establishment.
S.F. 537 Abeler Occupational therapy practice board creation.
S.F. 1581 Abeler Prescribed pediatric extended care centers licensure requirement.
S.F. 720 Dahms Minnesota premium security plan as a state-based reinsurance program with Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association administration authorization and appropriation; provider taxes authorization; reinsurance tax imposition.
S.F. 216 Lourey Medical assistance (MA) claims against estates provisions modifications.
S.F. 781 Lourey Health and human services state budget establishment, miscellaneous provisions modifications, and appropriations.

 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1582 Chamberlain Charter school authorizers change authorization.
S.F. 1171 Pratt Charter schools policy and technical provisions modifications.
S.F. 1476 Pratt School board proceedings posted online authorization; school referendum notice requirement modification.
S.F. 1071 Pratt School districts grants application procedure clarification.
S.F. 1471 Pratt Student assessment results availability to school district and teachers requirement.
S.F. 1663 Nelson Early learning scholarship program child eligibility and administration modifications and appropriations.
**Bills may be added or removed, as needed. The order of bills may change
     as needed.**

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

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

Public Employees Retirement Association privatizations - presentation by Doug Anderson, Executive Director, and Shana Jones, Policy Director, PERA.

SF1705 (Rosen); HF2126 (O'Driscoll): MSRS; Revising augmentation rates for certain terminated privatized employees (Fairview).

SF436 (Pappas); HF977 (O'Driscoll): MSRS-Correctional; Including additional Department of Corrections employees in plan coverage.

SF522 (Frentz); HF637 (Johnson, C.):  MSRS-Correctional; Including additional Department of Human Services employees in plan coverage.

To testify, please contact Lisa Diesslin at 651-296-6806 or lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn before the meeting, indicating the agenda item of interest.

Meeting materials, when available, will be posted on the Commission website, follow the agenda information link below.


For more agenda information, click here

 

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