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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
***Revision 3: Agenda change***
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 1372 (Benson) has been removed from the agenda.
Agenda: 
S.F. 818 Housley Housing with services establishments hearing loss training requirements.
S.F. 1433 Housley Nursing assistant training and competency evaluation reimbursable expenses provisions modification.
S.F. 1422 Abeler Nursing facility rate adjustment effective dates consolidation authorization.
S.F. 1874 Anderson, B. Patient definition expansion to include adult children of deceased patients *Pending referral*.

 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 849 Limmer Premium cigar definition modification and maximum tax reduction.
S.F. 866 Ingebrigtsen Small wineries excise tax credit establishment.
S.F. 1069 Pratt Lawful gambling combined net receipts tax calculation modification.
S.F. 419 Nelson Lawful gambling tax combined net receipts tax calculation modification.
S.F. 1051 Senjem Cigarette excise tax freeze at current rate; cigarette annual indexing requirement repeal.
S.F. 1052 Senjem Nicotine solution used in electronic cigarettes tax rate change.
S.F. 1410 Gazelka Property taxes late payment abatement of penalties authorization.
S.F. 1644 Rest Individual income tax sourcing rules for nonresident individual board of directors members.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Scott J. Newman
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

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

Please have all testifiers contact David Larson at david.larson@senate.mn by 4:30pm on Tuesday, March 7.

**The Committee will reconvene at 7pm in MSB 1150**
Agenda: 
S.F. 1011 Chamberlain PENDING RE-REFERRAL: Transit financial activity auditing and reporting requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 1527 Chamberlain Duplicate motor vehicle certificates of title issuance by deputy registrars authorization.
S.F. 514 Kiffmeyer PENDING RE-REFERRAL: Omnibus elections bill.
S.F. 1092 Westrom Restricted farm work drivers license requirements modification.
S.F. 1879 Jasinski Modifying sales tax deposits and accounts for transportation purposes.
S.F. 1840 Relph Northstar commuter rail passenger service extension and modification negotiations authorization.
S.F. 150 Osmek PENDING RE-REFERRAL: Metropolitan council light rail projects without explicit legislative authority prohibition.
S.F. 355 Osmek Highway construction costs study appropriation.

 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Please contact Dallas Fischer by 1 PM Tuesday at 651-296-4901 if you wish to testify. Committee will reconvene at 7PM in Room 2412 MSB
Agenda: 
S.F. 245 Lang Fairfax operation of Fort Ridgely state park golf course agreement requirement.
S.F. 1646 Weber Shell Rock River watershed district storm water water-quality credit trading pilot program agreement with the pollution control agency (PCA) and appropriation.
S.F. 1395 Westrom Buffer law implementation and enforcement aid to counties and watershed districts authorization.

 
Wednesday, March 8, 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.

*The committee completed its work for the day and will not be meeting this evening.*

Additional bills may be added and/or removed from the agenda. If the committee does not finish its work during its scheduled time, it will recess until 7:00 p.m. or to the Call of the Chair and will meet in G23 Capitol.

Please contact the committee administrator Adam Axvig at 651-296-4175 or adam.axvig@senate.mn if you want to testify.
Agenda: 
S.F. 997 Housley Prescription eye drop refills health insurance plan coverage requirement.
S.F. 1627 Relph Cancer chemotherapy health insurance plans level of coverage indication requirement.
S.F. 1243 Limmer Persons furthering terrorism life insurance beneficiaries payment limitation establishment.
H.F. 444 Pratt MNvest registration exemption modification.
S.F. 1848 Utke No-fault auto benefits regulation; deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided requirement.
S.F. 1826 Koran Damaged property expense depreciation applicable when determining value of damaged property in insurance policies.

 
12 Noon  
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
***Revision 4: Agenda Addition(s)***
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. 314 Tomassoni Assistive technology grant modification.
S.F. 1549 Draheim Unemployment insurance advisory council policy recommendations adoption.
S.F. 1457 Goggin Labor and industry housekeeping changes; employment agents and construction codes and licensing and OSHA regulations modifications; combative sports regulation.
S.F. 1296 Housley Economic Equity and Opportunity office establishment.
S.F. 969 Miller Labor and industry commissioner duties technical correction.
S.F. 1394 Bakk Iron Range resources and rehabilitation legislative-citizen commission establishment and commissioner duties modification.
S.F. 745 Kiffmeyer Rules impacting residential construction or remodeling legislative notice and review requirements.

 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
***Revision 2: 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.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1614 Limmer Public safety department (DPS) data sharing with courts authorization.
S.F. 1615 Limmer Outdated statutes relating to court reporters update; drug court renaming to treatment court authorization; direct appeals of referee orders and decrees in probate and civil commitment court proceedings to the court of appeals establishment; penalty of perjury for documents provided to the court statute clarification; harassment restraining orders service modification.
S.F. 1098 Limmer Public safety motor vehicle tampering crime establishment.
S.F. 445 Limmer Peace officer crisis response training, conflict management and cultural diversity requirement; police officer training reimbursement increase and reform; pathway to policing programs reimbursement grants establishment; police officer standards and training (POST) board collection of peace officer race data for a limited purpose establishment; appropriation.
S.F. 648 Latz 72-hour emergency hold notice of release or discharge notice limitation specification.

 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Amendment for SF 1124 Omnibus Lands Bill has been posted.

SF 1370 Added
Agenda: 
S.F. 289 Ingebrigtsen Scope usage on muzzleloaders to take deer authorization.
S.F. 1124 Ruud Road easements exchange requirements and forest lands leasing requirements modifications; state forests deletions; Roseau county conservation land bordering public water public or private sale.
S.F. 1731 Ruud Storm water use exemption from water-use permit requirements authorization.
S.F. 1802 Ruud Closed landfill program modification.
S.F. 1370 Ruud Minnow import requirements modification.
S.F. 1693 Weber Buffers on public waters and drainage ditches requirements modifications; soil loss ordinances rulemaking clarification.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
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. Bills will be laid over for possible inclusion in the Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance omnibus bill. Additional bills may be added.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1540 Abeler Housing trust fund and family homeless prevention and assistance program requirements modifications and appropriations.
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. 841 Weber Shrimp production incentive program establishment and appropriation.

 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
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.

Bills added: SF 1729 (Abeler), SF 1154 (Utke)

Additional bills will be added.

Link to available fiscal notes: http://mn.gov/fnsearch/
Agenda: 
S.F. 738 Hoffman, J. Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services Act provisions modernization, modification and appropriation.
S.F. 1337 Lang Children's mental health collaboratives appropriation.
S.F. 1702 Lang Child and adolescent behavioral health services program appropriation.
S.F. 1729 Abeler Home care provider advisory council duties modification and appropriation.
S.F. 1154 Utke Human services financing reform task force establishment.

 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1397 Nelson Educational stability program for students in foster care establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1056 Nelson High school advanced placement and international baccalaureate (IB) program offerings in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) student notification requirement; grants authorization and appropriations.
S.F. 711 Pratt Education partnerships coalition fund establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 453 Chamberlain Dyslexia and literacy specialist employment and grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 855 Torres Ray Students with limited or interrupted formal education additional funding appropriation.

 

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