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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
***Revision 2: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Chair: Sen. Karin Housley
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 919 is added to the agenda. Sen. Housley will offer a delete-all amendment.
Protecting Vulnerable Adults: Family and Advocates' Experience with
     Complaint Process at the Office of Health Facility Complaints (OFHC)
Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center (MAARC) Presentation
Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety Presentation
S.F. 919 Housley Older and vulnerable adults financial exploitation protection establishment.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
S.F. 104 Osmek Allowed commercial and industrial operations on agricultural preserves expansion to wireless communication installments and equipment; agricultural preserve early termination provision.
S.F. 785 Goggin Workforce housing tax credit authorization.
S.F. 1168 Johnson, M. Tax increment financing (TIF) workforce housing projects authorization.
S.F. 1896 Schoen Washington county tax increment financing (TIF) districts in Newport authorization.
S.F. 2056 Eken Moorhead tax increment financing (TIF) district five-year rule extension.
S.F. 155 Lourey Moose Lake local sales and use tax imposition authorization.
S.F. 1439 Anderson, P. Sales and use tax exemption expansion to local government capital projects.
S.F. 1634 Chamberlain Higher education expenses contributions income tax subtraction and refundable credit authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 1884 Johnson, M. Eligible wholesale electronic component distribution center sales taxes paid during construction exemption; eligible wholesale electronic component distribution center construction forgivable loan authorization and appropriation; Thief River Falls business development public infrastructure grant authorization.
S.F. 1162 Torres Ray Certified historic structure for job training center rehabilitation temporary refundable income tax credit authorization.

10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, March 22, 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.

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.

**The committee will reconvene at 7pm in Capitol Room G-15.**
S.F. 1060 Newman Commercial motor vehicles, department of transportation (DOT) contract preference requirements and transportation plan due dates provisions modifications.

Wednesday, March 22, 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.

*Those wishing to testify must contact Dallas Fischer at Dallas.Fischer@senate.mn by 2:00 PM Tuesday. Testimony may be limited.*
S.F. 723 Ingebrigtsen Environment and natural resources appropriations and policy provisions modifications.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
***Revision 1: Editing 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 A-4 delete all amendment and spreadsheet for SF 2078 is now posted.** Please contact the committee administrator Adam Axvig at 651-296-4175 or adam.axvig@senate.mn if you want to testify.
S.F. 2088 Dibble St. Paul Twin Cities marathon on-sale intoxicating liquor license on State Capitol grounds authorization.
S.F. 2078 Dahms Commerce department insurance regulation appropriations.

1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
***Revision 2: Editing change***
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room G-3, Capitol

Committee will be in room G-3 of the Capitol from 1:00-3:30 pm.

Testimony will occur for the first hour and 15 minutes with committee action and final vote for the remainder of the time.

Those interested in testifying must email in advance. Please contact Angela Cook at angela.cook@senate.mn no later than Wednesday morning at 9 am. Spokespersons preferred to minimize duplicative testimony.

S.F. 803 Limmer Judiciary and public safety miscellaneous provisions and appropriations (as amended).

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room G-15 Capitol

Committee will meet in G-15 of the Capitol at 1pm and will continue until the agenda is completed.

SF 708 discussion will be limited to the Clean Water Fund. The Parks and Trails portion of SF 708 will be discussed during the 3/27 hearing.
S.F. 597 Marty Como Zoo and conservatory appropriation.
S.F. 1734 Ruud Clean water fund appropriations.
S.F. 708 Ruud Clean water fund, parks and trails fund and arts and cultural heritage fund (legacy funds) appropriations.
S.F. 1237 Rosen Blue Earth Green Giant Museum construction grant appropriation.
S.F. 2146 Rosen Waseca county veterans memorial grant appropriation.
S.F. 1134 Senjem Regional library systems appropriations.
S.F. 1169 Senjem Minnesota Public Radio appropriation.
S.F. 1420 Senjem Fanka arts programs grant appropriations.
S.F. 1647 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. 1955 Weber County agricultural societies county fairs grant; department of agriculture appropriation.
S.F. 1996 Nelson Minnesota Medal of Honor commemorative memorial appropriation.
S.F. 2014 Koran Minnesota State Council on Disability legacy appropriation authorization.
S.F. 2137 Koran Midwest Art Conservation Center grant appropriation.
S.F. 734 Dziedzic Minnesota state band appropriation.
S.F. 1697 Dziedzic Somali Museum of Minnesota grant appropriation.
S.F. 1764 Dziedzic Forest pest response appropriation.
S.F. 1793 Cwodzinski Minnesota Civic Education Coalition grants appropriation.
S.F. 18 Klein Metropolitan area local inflow and infiltration reduction programs grants and loans appropriation.
S.F. 132 Ruud Public television grants appropriation.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The committee will go until the agenda is finished.

If you wish to testify on the bill, please contact the committee administrator Andy Eilers at andrew.eilers@senate.mn
S.F. 1937 Miller Labor standards and apprenticeship appropriation.

3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
***Revision 2: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
Chair: Sen. Jim Abeler
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

SF 448 has been removed from the agenda. Fiscal note review has been added to the agenda.

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. Please limit testimony to 2 minutes.

Link to available fiscal notes: http://mn.gov/fnsearch/

If the committee hearing goes past 4:40, we will recess and return to room 1200 at 6 pm.
S.F. 727 Utke Disability waiver rate system modification.
S.F. 911 Abeler Home and community-based services incentive pool appropriation.
S.F. 1013 Eichorn Indian child welfare act out-of-home placement costs county reimbursement, aid payments and appropriation.
Fiscal Note Review

6:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
06:00 PM
Room G-3 Capitol

S.F.2214 is the Higher Education Omnibus bill. The committee will meet to mark up the bill and vote during the hearing.
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Higher education policy and appropriations provisions modifications.


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