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Tuesday, March 21, 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 21, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 816 Koran Taxpayer assistance grants appropriation.
S.F. 1495 Dziedzic Property tax assessor accreditation waiver authorization and accreditation requirements modification.
S.F. 256 Chamberlain Equity and opportunity in education income tax credit to fund K-12 scholarships authorization.
S.F. 2015 Chamberlain Income tax rates modification and bracket updates to current amounts authorization.

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Additional agenda items may be added
Agenda: 
H.F. 778 Rosen Minnesota sports facilities authority (MSFA) appointments and duties modifications and stadium suites use restriction.
S.F. 1456 Miller Minnesota investment fund local government loan repayment funds temporary restriction modification.
S.F. 565 Ruud Legacy funds maximum appropriations limit.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Scott J. Newman
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

An amendment will be offered by the chair.

Testifiers will be be placed on the agenda for Wednesday, March 22. Please send your name and title to David Larson at david.larson@senate.mn by 4:30 pm on Tuesday, March 21, if you wish to testify.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1060 Newman Commercial motor vehicles, department of transportation (DOT) contract preference requirements and transportation plan due dates provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
10:30 AM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Introduction and walk through.

*A-1 Amendment is now posted*
Agenda: 
S.F. 723 Ingebrigtsen Environment and natural resources appropriations and policy provisions modifications.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
SGFPE may recess and come back in the evening after the Pension meeting.
S.F. 605 Kiffmeyer State Government Finance Policy and Elections Budget Omnibus bill.

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
***Revision 1: 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.

SF 803 will become the Judiciary and Public Safety Omnibus Bill.

Chair Limmer will present an author's amendment on Tuesday.

Testimony, committee action, and final vote will be on Wednesday.


Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Judiciary and public safety miscellaneous provisions and appropriations (An Author's Amendment will be presented.).

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

During this meeting, the committee will do a run through of the Higher Education omnibus Bill-S.F.2214. No action will be taken on the bill during this time.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Higher education policy and appropriations provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Andrew Mathews
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1824 Osmek Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy Omnibus Finance Bill. The bill language will be posted 3/20/2017.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on E-12 Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Office of the Legislative Auditor's Evaluation of Standardized Student
     Testing
     -David Kirchner, Program Evaluation Manager

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom
03:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 780 as amended will be presented for testimony and amendments. If you wish to testify on behalf of the bill please contact the committee administrator at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda: 
S.F. 780 Westrom Miscellaneous agriculture provisions modifications and appropriations.

 
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Michelle R. Benson
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 1003 will be picked up from the table pending receipt of fiscal notes

*Additional bills may be added*
Agenda: 
S.F. 847 Dibble HIV/AIDS comprehensive strategic statewide plan requirement.
S.F. 1221 Fischbach Medical assistance (MA) coverage of stiripentol authorization.
S.F. 1003 Rosen Medical assistance (MA) coverage expansion for community-based service coordination in jails.
S.F. 1335 Benson Hospital rate and reimbursement provisions modifications.
S.F. 1963 Benson Health insurance coverages provisions modifications.

 
4:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
04:30 PM
Room 123 Capitol

Other bills may be added. Bills may be taken up in different order.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1709 Koran Legislative commission to review consolidation of the state's information technology establishment.
S.F. 1568 Limmer Legislative commission on data practices expiration date delay authorization.
S.F. 78 Kiffmeyer Advisory task force on fiscal notes establishment.
S.F. 1154 Utke Human services financing reform task force establishment.
S.F. 1251 Anderson, P. Legislative commission on cyber security establishment.
S.F. 1492 Benson Medical assistance (MA) prepaid health plans managed care competitive bidding and procurement.
S.F. 1472 Benson Nonprofit health care entity conversions attorney general review and approval provisions.
CR 0006-3 - A Committee resolution relating to the Senate retiring room; authorizing a commemorative tablet.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Committees
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
05:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol

Various Committee and Task Force Appointments
Agenda: 
Appointments to:
     Data Practices Legislative Commission
     MN Amateur Sports Commission (non-voting)
     Indian Affairs Council

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 21, 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: 

  1. Approval of March 14, 2017, meeting minutes
  2. SF1864 (Simonson); HF2390 (Murphy, M.):  Various plans; Modifying provisions for purchasing salary or service credit for periods of workers' compensation.
  3. HF2236 (Thissen): Local police & fire plans; Adjusting benefits for former members and surviving spouses of former members of a local salaried police and fire relief association.
  4. SF1839 (Miller):  Authorizing a Winona State University employee to elect prospective and retroactive TRA coverage.
  5. ADDED:  Keeping the Promise: Securing Retirement Benefits for Current and Future Public Employees.
    Kim Crockett, VP, Senior Policy Fellow & General Counsel, Center of the American Experiment

Bill(s) Removed:  SF2115 (Schoen); HF2433 (Quam)

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 are posted on the Commission website - follow the agenda information link below.


For more agenda information, click here

 

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