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Tuesday, March 14, 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 14, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 990 Fischbach Highway user tax distribution fund deposit of estimated sales tax revenue from sale of motor vehicle parts.
S.F. 869 Fischbach Disabled accessibility home modifications income tax credit authorization.
S.F. 1408 Benson Medical care deductibles income tax subtraction authorization.
S.F. 1623 Benson Health insurance premium payment income tax subtraction authorization.
S.F. 411 Weber Wind energy production tax modification.
S.F. 888 Housley First-time home buyer savings account program establishment and account creation, income tax subtraction authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 538 Miller Wisconsin individual income tax reciprocity terms modification.
S.F. 554 Anderson, P. Health care provider tax supplemental payments from gross revenue exemption authorization.
S.F. 529 Senjem Internet service machinery and equipment sales and use tax exemption.
S.F. 900 Bakk Super Bowl admissions sales tax exemption modification; Minnesota sports facilities commission operating and capital expenses sales tax reimbursement requirement.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

* S.F. 561 was removed from the agenda

* 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. 1399 Abeler County license bureaus business hours modification.
S.F. 1224 Mathews Proposed ordinances affecting business licenses notice requirement.
S.F. 1855 Marty Ramsey county supported work program for people with disabilities positions selection.
S.F. 1135 Pappas Ramsey county human resources statutes technical modifications.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 14, 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.

Additional bills may be added and/or removed from the agenda, and may not be heard in their current order.

If the committee does not finish its work during its regularly scheduled time, it will recess and reconvene at the call of the chair.

Please contact David Larson at david.larson@senate.mn by 4:30pm on Monday, March 13, if you plan to testify.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2019 Anderson, B. Railroad or mass transit right-of-way metropolitan council and counties contract for use authorization; civil liability regulation.
S.F. 1746 Lang U.S. highway #212 Chaska to Montevideo segment inclusion in corridors of commerce program requirement.
S.F. 1280 Jensen, S. Aviation taxes on gasoline used as a substitute for aviation gasoline revenue dedication to state airports fund authorization; aviation tax refund to commercial pesticide applicators authorization.
S.F. 70 Ruud Compressed natural gas tax rate modification.
S.F. 2091 Lang Emergency vehicle exemption from motor vehicle size, weight and load restrictions authorization.
S.F. 1564 Koran Chip A. Imker memorial highway establishment.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

If you wish to testify please contact Dallas Fischer at Dallas.Fischer@senate.mn by 1 PM Monday.

*WE WILL BE RECONVENING AT 7 PM IN ROOM 1150*
Agenda: 
S.F. 1042 Limmer Soudan Underground Mine state park boathouse lease terms modifications.
S.F. 450 Abeler Military personnel and disabled veterans free state park passes conditions modification.
S.F. 2010 Ingebrigtsen Two lines for angling to take fish with second-line endorsement authorization.
S.F. 1802 Ruud Closed landfill program modification.
S.F. 1650 Ruud Solid waste management tax revenues allocation modification.
S.F. 1678 Eichorn Forestry management appropriation.
S.F. 1858 Eichorn Lead shot effect on wildlife study and appropriation.
S.F. 1542 Dziedzic Riparian buffer compensation program and riparian protection aid establishment, construction debris conversion schedule modification, and appropriation.
S.F. 1546 Dziedzic Metropolitan council regional parks and trails operation and maintenance appropriation.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Gary H. Dahms
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. 1445 Senjem Landscape application contracts exclusion addition.
S.F. 2008 Koran Price marking requirements for retail merchandise modification.

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
**SF 1264 removed from agenda**
     ***Added SF 2060 and 2089***
     ** Added SF 318**
S.F. 888 Housley First-time home buyer savings account program establishment and account creation, income tax subtraction authorization and appropriation **pending referral**.
S.F. 2060 Senjem Minnesota sports facilities authority (MSFA) and Minnesota ballpark authority members and employees gift giving to certain officials prohibition.
S.F. 2089 Pratt Education department data auditing procedures modification.
S.F. 1833 Koran State employee collective bargaining agreements affirmative approval before interim implementation of agreements.
S.F. 318 Relph Certified paraprofessionals for home care services authorization.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 871 Clausen Student loan debt counseling program grant appropriation.
S.F. 1519 Abeler Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) tuition reduction appropriation.
S.F. 1743 Fischbach Supplemental aid for two-year Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) colleges outside the metropolitan area appropriation.
S.F. 1982 Fischbach Higher education private institutions in the case of adjudication of fraud or misrepresentation treatment modification.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

**More bills may be added.**
Agenda: 
S.F. 1099 Limmer Law enforcement officers permission to carry firearms into private establishments authorization.
S.F. 1197 Johnson, M. Verdicts, awards and judgements Interest regulation.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 14, 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 SF 1867, please contact the committee administrator at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1867 Utke Agricultural homestead classified land farmed by beginning farmer homestead property tax classification qualification continuation authorization.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
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.

Testifiers must be on a testifiers list to present their testimony. Email andrea.todd-harlin@senate.mn to be added to the list. Testifiers are asked to keep their testimony to less than 2 minutes to allow ample time for committee questions and discussion.
Agenda: 
S.F. 663 Relph Safe Harbor for All; sex trafficking victims strategic plan, report requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 428 Relph Ambulance services medical assistance (MA) rate increase scope expansion.
S.F. 815 Nelson Medical faculty license permanency.
S.F. 1184 Nelson Biological products substitution standards establishment and pharmaceutical drug definition modification.
S.F. 1421 Jensen, S. Demonstration pilot projects for certain complex patient populations authorization; health care providers serving managed care enrollees fee schedule establishment; health care service provider payments and quality standards reform authorization; health information technology grants establishment; health care workforce pilot projects authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 1340 Jensen, S. Quality of health care services assessment measures offered by health care providers provisions modifications.
S.F. 1616 Lourey Children's hospitals contingent alternative medical assistance (MA) payment method authorization.
S.F. 654 Lourey Nursing facility payment system policy and technical modifications and report requirement.
S.F. 594 Abeler Health care delivery pilot program created by or including North Memorial health care establishment.
S.F. 1492 Benson Medical assistance (MA) prepaid health plans managed care competitive bidding and procurement.
S.F. 998 Benson Public health nurse home visits medical assistance (MA) reimbursement rate increase.
S.F. 1472 Benson Nonprofit health maintenance organization (HMO) conversions provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1367 Benson Court-placed students nonresident tuition rate clarification.
S.F. 959 Housley Federal child and adult care food program administration modification.
S.F. 1346 Ingebrigtsen Child sexual abuse prevention programs establishment; academic standards modification to include child sexual abuse prevention.
S.F. 1845 Nelson Early education access fund establishment, providing for a director, specifying duties and other provisions and appropriation.
S.F. 1241 Clausen E-learning for school days with inclement weather establishment.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

*SFxxxx; HFxxxx (LCPR17-024) was removed from the agenda*

  1. Approval of March 7, 2017, meeting minutes.
  2. SF26 (Sparks); HF11 (Poppe):  Austin Fire Relief Association/PERA-P&F; Permitting an alternative allocation of fire state aid for the city of Austin.
     - Amendment S0026-1A
     - Amendment S0026-2A
  3. SF1945 (Lourey); HF2092 (Rarick):  PERA-SVFRP; Permitting the city of Brook Park to lower the service pension level under the statewide plan.
  4. NON-ACTION ITEM:  SFxxxx; HFxxxx (LCPR17-029):  VFRAs; Requiring municipal ratification of benefit increases by volunteer firefighter relief associations if the municipality makes contributions.
    Article 7, Section 6 of SF545 (Rosen); HF565 (O'Driscoll):  VFRAs; Flexible service pension maximums.
  5. SF1384 (Rosen); HF1672 (Murphy):Volunteer firefighter relief associations (VFRAs); Implementing the recommendations of the Volunteer Fire Working Group.
    State Auditor Rebecca Otto
     - 
    Amendment S1384-1A

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.

Draft legislation, amendments, and meeting materials are posted on the Commission website - follow the agenda information link below.


For more agenda information, click here

 

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