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Thursday, March 16, 2017

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Thursday, March 16, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 2: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

Senate Tax Committee will meet at 8:00 am. We will recess for session at 11:00 am and reconvene to the call of the chair (approximately 12:00 noon)
Agenda: 
S.F. 496 Lang Spicer special projects local sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 499 Lang New London local sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 548 Dahms New Ulm local excise and sales and use tax extension and revenue use modification authorization.
S.F. 1019 Dahms Sleepy Eye lodging tax authorization.
S.F. 698 Rosen Fairmont local sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 407 Ingebrigtsen Fergus Falls local sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 1025 Weber Worthington authority to use revenues from and issue debt associated with local sales and use taxes modification.
S.F. 1254 Johnson, M. East Grand Forks local sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 194 Eichorn Walker local sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 330 Eken Clay county correctional facility and law enforcement center local sales and use tax imposition.
S.F. 792 Lourey Carlton county recreation tax authorization.
S.F. 521 Frentz North Mankato local food and beverage tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 680 Frentz Mankato and North Mankato local sales and use taxes extension authorization.
S.F. 128 Simonson Duluth food and beverages sales tax and local lodging tax use authorization modification.
S.F. 951 Kent Woodbury lodging tax imposition authorization for Central Park renovation.
S.F. 253 Sparks Albert Lea Shell Rock River watershed district sales tax authority modification.
S.F. 1998 Cohen St. Paul local lodging tax rate increase.
S.F. 225 Bakk Hermantown local option sales tax revenue uses modification.
S.F. 228 Bakk Proctor sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 2053 Osmek Excelsior local sales and use tax authorization.

 
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Bruce D. Anderson
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Bills may be taken in any order. Bills will be heard pending a completed fiscal note/spreadsheet (if necessary).

SF1293 Removed from Agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 78 Kiffmeyer Advisory task force on fiscal notes establishment.
S.F. 914 Bakk Clean air act settlement money specifically appropriated by law requirement.
S.F. 65 Fischbach Zero-based budgeting requirement.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017

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

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 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. 1177 Mathews Economic growth, job growth and job retention consideration during the public utility ratemaking process authorization.
S.F. 1907 Goggin Energy conservation improvement program technical assistance assessment extension and modification.

 
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
** Added SF 2021**
     ***Removed SF 1472**
     **Removed SF 319**
S.F. 2021 Goggin State-paid insurance and benefits opt out option for eligible employees.
S.F. 1568 Limmer Legislative commission on data practices expiration date delay authorization.
S.F. 1845 Nelson Early education access fund establishment, providing for a director, specifying duties and other provisions and appropriation.
S.F. 1492 Benson Medical assistance (MA) prepaid health plans managed care competitive bidding and procurement.

 
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
02:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1935 Abeler Aviation degree loan forgiveness program and appropriation.
S.F. 211 Clausen State educational service award for volunteers establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 2045 Anderson, P. Workforce development scholarships establishment and appropriation.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 780 Westrom Miscellaneous agriculture provisions modifications and appropriations.

 
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 655, SF 386 and SF 1372 have been added to the agenda. SF 1003 is added pending a fiscal note.
Agenda: 
S.F. 481 Jensen, S. Waiver of examination for dental therapists and assistants and technical changes.
S.F. 341 Ingebrigtsen Governmental entity investment of funds of a hospital owned and operated by a governmental entity authorization.
S.F. 819 Housley Health professional loan forgiveness program and employee scholarship program modification; medication administration by unlicensed personnel authorization.
S.F. 1073 Rosen Dental services medical assistance (MA) rates increase; dental providers uniform credentialing process and dental services uniform prior authorization criteria development requirements.
S.F. 1003 Rosen **Pending receipt of a fiscal note, this bill will be picked up from the table.
S.F. 1302 Abeler Family medical account (FMA) program establishment.
S.F. 655 Relph Senior care workforce innovation grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 386 Relph Health professionals employed by supplemental nursing services agencies overseen by the commissioner of health modification.
S.F. 1002 Benson Housing with services establishments exemption from department of health lodging licensing requirement.
S.F. 1372 Benson Long-term care services and supports study statutory changes; long-term care services gaps analysis appropriation.

 
4:45 p.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 1: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
04:45 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 2092 A-1 Author's Amendment Added
Agenda: 
S.F. 2092 Draheim Municipality use of public utility license, permit, rights or franchise fees to raise revenue biennial notice and referendum requirement.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 1: Room change***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
05:00 PM
Room G-23 Capitol

ANY PERSON WISHING TO TESTIFY PLEASE CONTACT DALLAS FISCHER AT DALLAS.FISCHER@SENATE.MN BY 1 PM THURSDAY.

*Agenda Change* SF 2103 and 1351 added to agenda.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1351 Goggin Water restoration or replacement orders recording prohibition under certain conditions.
S.F. 2103 Tomassoni Natural Resources Research Institute annual grant appropriation.
S.F. 1087 Ingebrigtsen Environmental reforms; environmental quality board elimination.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 16, 2017
***Revision 1: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Scott J. Newman
05:30 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

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

Please contact David Larson at david.larson@senate.mn by 2:30pm on Thursday, March 16, if you plan to testify.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1490 Osmek Metropolitan council membership, terms, and voting modifications.
S.F. 1358 Eichorn Municipal roads funding and funds allocation and distribution modification.
S.F. 1624 Dahms Minnesota Valley regional rail authority contract cancellation and loan forgiveness authorization.
S.F. 1892 Osmek Replacement transit service providers financial assistance amount modification.
S.F. 837 Carlson, J. Cellular (wireless) phone use while driving a motor vehicle prohibition.

 

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