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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of April 2017

daily weekly monthly
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.
 
Monday, April 3, 2017  
9:30 a.m.  
Monday, April 3, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 9:30 a.m.

 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 9 a.m.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Joint Meeting: Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee-
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
8:00 a.m.
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

Working session to select final evaluation topics for approval by the full Legislative Audit Commission

***QUORUM IS NEEDED FOR SUBCOMMITTEE TO TAKE ACTION***


 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 396 Senjem Lanesboro dam project nonstate contribution requirement exemption.
S.F. 404 Senjem University of Minnesota (U of M) and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 591 Lang Willmar Wye project local road appropriation modification.
S.F. 1021 Wiklund Richfield 77th street underpass project description modification.
S.F. 543 Weber Lewis and Clark regional water system use purpose modification authorization and additional final phase bond issue and appropriation.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2077 Bakk Minnesota historical preservation office duties transfer to department of administration *Informational hearing*.

 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Carrie Ruud
01:00 PM
Room G-15 Capitol

This meeting will be an informational hearing on SF 2032.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2032 Ruud Landfill cleanup program modification; responsible persons indemnification.

 
Thursday, April 6, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Audit Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Rep. Rick Hansen
8:00 a.m.
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

Approve evaluation topics for 2017

***QUORUM IS NEEDED FOR COMMISSION TO TAKE ACTION***


 
9:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 9:30 a.m.

 
3:30 p.m.  
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
3:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

This meeting is canceled - Ms. Antonelli's flight from DC was canceled due to inclement weather.

The Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement invites you to attend a Meet & Greet from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. on the Minnesota Secure Choice Retirement Program proposed in SF2303 (Pappas); HF2570 (Becker-Finn).
Special Guest: Angela M. Antonelli, Executive Director, Georgetown Center for Retirement Initiatives (bio)


For more agenda information, click here

 
Immediately Following Senate Session  
Thursday, April 6, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
Immediately Following Senate Session
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Litigation Expenses from 2016 Automatic Recounts

 
Friday, April 14, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 14, 2017

Senate Offices will be closed

 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017  
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Dennis Smith
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Newman; Rest - HOUSE: Smith; Torkelson; Pelowski Jr.
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

HF 3 Side-By-Side Walk-through
Agenda: 
H.F. 3 Pratt REAL ID Act authorization and implementation governance; drivers licenses and ID cards requirements and fees modifications; legislative reporting, expedited rulemaking temporary authority, and appropriation.

 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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. 1329 Champion Wage theft prohibition; wages payment modification; civil and criminal penalties increase; administrative review authorization and appropriation.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 15 State Capitol
Agenda: 
  1. Approval of March 21, 2017, meeting minutes.
  2. NON-ACTION ITEM:  SF2233 (Rosen); HF2486 (O'Driscoll):  MSRS, TRA, SPTRFA; Governor's funding proposal.  Staff Memo
  3. SFxxxx; HFxxxx (Revisor #17-4474):  VFRAs/PERA-SVFRP; Permitting relief association withdrawal from the statewide plan in order to join a volunteer firefighter relief association.
  4. Deloitte Consulting: Review of the 2016 Actuarial Valuations and TRA Replication Valuation.
    - Motion LCPR17-M2
    - Presentation
    - Actuarial Review Report

To testify on an action item, please contact Lisa Diesslin at 651-296-6806 or lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn BEFORE the meeting, identifying the agenda item of interest.


For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
***Revision 1: Editing change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

HF707 - It is the Chair's intent to work off of the Senate language (SF566), then incorporate it into the House File
Agenda: 
S.F. 396 Senjem Lanesboro dam project nonstate contribution requirement exemption.
S.F. 543 Weber Lewis and Clark regional water system use purpose modification authorization and additional final phase bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 815 Nelson Medical faculty license permanency.
H.F. 707 Ruud Omnibus legacy finance bill.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
09:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
*Informational hearing*
     
     The hearing will address PILT payments, specifically focusing on Large
     forest easement value reduction. The meeting will concentrate only on
     Article 4 section 19, 20, 21, and 22 of the Senate Omnibus Tax bill (HF 4
     - First Unofficial Engrossment)

 
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 800 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Rep. Matt Dean
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Benson; Abeler; Housley; Utke; Lourey - HOUSE: Dean; Schultz; Schomacker; Albright; Kiel
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The conference committee will reconvene 15 minutes after House Ways and Means adjourns or at the call of the chair.

Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Omnibus health human services bill.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Overview of Department of Natural Resources capital projects
S.F. 1330 Johnson, M. Flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation.

 
11:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 890 

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
11:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

The Conference Committee for HF890 will meet to walk through the side by side and tracking sheets.
Revisor's Side by Side documents
Agenda: 
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Heintzeman; Swedzinski; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Walk-through of side-by-side and spreadsheet
Agenda: 
H.F. 888 Ingebrigtsen Omnibus environment and natural resources appropriations and policy bill.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 780 

Chairs: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom and Rep. Rod Hamilton
03:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Westrom; Weber; Goggin; Eken; Lang - HOUSE: Hamilton; Lueck; Poppe; Backer; Anderson
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Conference Committee with convene at the call of the chair, 15 minutes after Environment Conference Committee.

Conference Committee will walk-through House and Senate Agriculture Omnibus Bills followed with testimony from the public. If you wish to testify please contact Kyle Berndt at kyle.berndt@senate.mn or 651-296-5968.
Agenda: 
S.F. 780 Westrom Omnibus agriculture and housing appropriations bill.

 
3:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
03:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Capitol Room 120

The Conference Committee for HF861 will meet to do a walk through of the side by side and tracking sheets.
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
03:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Senjem; Miller; Dahms; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Drazkowski; McDonald; Hertaus; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.

 
4:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
04:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

Side-by-side run through by committee staff.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 
Thursday, April 20, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 20, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

HF22 added
Agenda: 
S.F. 1293 Utke Workers compensation provisions modifications; workers compensation advisory council recommendations and department of labor and industry (DLI) proposals adoption; forbearance of accounts owed to a special compensation fund authorization; intervention procedures modification; rulemaking authorization.
S.F. 1098 Limmer Criminal damage to property crime expansion to public safety motor vehicles.
H.F. 22 Newman Revocable trusts reporting requirement exemption.
S.F. 745 Kiffmeyer Rules impacting residential construction or remodeling legislative notice and review requirements.
S.F. 511 Kiffmeyer State auditor enterprise fund repeal; general fund appropriation to state auditor establishment.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
09:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
*Informational Hearing*
     
     Minnesota Department of Revenue presentation on pipeline property tax
     assessments.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, April 20, 2017

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

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, April 20, 2017
***Revision 2: Time and agenda change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 890 

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
01:00 PM or 30 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

Continue walk thru and discussion of bill.
Agenda: 
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.

 
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, April 20, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
02:00 PM or Immediately Following Senate Session
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol

The Judiciary and Public Safety Conference Committee on SF 803 will run from 2 -4 pm. During the first hour, we will walk through the spreadsheet and Article 1 of the side-by-side only. During the second hour, we will accept agency comments regarding the spreadsheet.

Agency spokespersons wishing to make comment must contact Angela Cook, angela.cook@senate.mn by 10 am on Thursday, April 20.
Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, April 20, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
02:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Capitol Room 120

Public Testimony for HF861 Transportation Finance and Policy Bill. Please contact Evan Nelson via email (evan.nelson@senate.mn) by 4pm on Wednesday, April 19 if you wish to testify. We will only accept testimony from those who have signed up. We are limiting public testimony to two minutes per testifier with the limited time available for this 3 hour hearing.
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
02:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Heintzeman; Swedzinski; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

*Public Testimony* Testimony will be limited to provisions listed as: House only or Senate only. Those wishing to testify must list what provisions they wish to comment on and contact Dallas Fischer at dallas.fischer@senate.mn or 651-296-4901 by 10 AM Thursday morning.
Agenda: 
H.F. 888 Ingebrigtsen Omnibus environment and natural resources appropriations and policy bill.

 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 800 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Rep. Matt Dean
02:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Benson; Abeler; Housley; Utke; Lourey - HOUSE: Dean; Schultz; Schomacker; Albright; Kiel
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Conference committee will start at 2:30 pm.

Continue walk through of the side-by-sides

Article 11 Health Licensing Boards (S)
Article 13 Appropriations (S)
Article 7 Opiate Abuse Prevention (H)
Article 8 Miscellaneous (H)
Article 9 Nursing Facility Technical Corrections (H)

Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Omnibus health human services bill.

 
Friday, April 21, 2017  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 21, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 605 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Hall; Laine; Koran - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; Nash; O'Driscoll
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 605 Kiffmeyer Omnibus state government appropriations bill; omnibus veterans and military affairs appropriations bill (walk through).

 
Friday, April 21, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol

The House has the gavel.
Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
Monday, April 24, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Senjem; Miller; Dahms; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Drazkowski; McDonald; Hertaus; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.
Same and similar non monetary provisions will be discussed.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
09:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Capitol Room 120

**Due to scheduling conflicts this meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled for Tuesday at 3pm or call of the chair.**

Adopt Same & Similars
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

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

 
12:45 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1937 

Chairs: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller and Rep. Pat Garofalo
12:45 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Miller; Anderson, P.; Champion; Dahms; Osmek - HOUSE: Garofalo; O'Neill; Mahoney; Hoppe; Newberger
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Walk-through of side-by-side and spreadsheet followed by department testimony.

Documents will be posted as soon as they are available.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1937 Miller Omnibus jobs, commerce, energy, labor and industry, and employment and economic development appropriations bill.

 
1:30 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Dennis Smith
01:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Rest; Newman - HOUSE: Smith; Torkelson; Pelowski Jr.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Adopt Same & Similars
Agenda: 
H.F. 3 Pratt REAL ID Act authorization and implementation governance; drivers licenses and ID cards requirements and fees modifications; legislative reporting, expedited rulemaking temporary authority, and appropriation.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Update from Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
S.F. 2159 Senjem Housing finance agency (HFA) housing infrastructure bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2161 Senjem Regional behavioral health crisis programs in selected communities development grant bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 2086 Jensen, S. Carver county mental health regional residential crisis stabilization services facility in Chaska grant bond issue and appropriation.

 
Monday, April 24, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on E-12 Finance
Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
03:00 PM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
4:30 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
04:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

The committee will take public testimony.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, April 24, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
6:00 p.m.
Room 120 State Capitol
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Miller; Rest; Dahms; Senjem - HOUSE: Davids; Hertaus; McDonald; Drazkowski; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol

Discussion will begin on policy provisions that have not been heard in the Senate. (See link.) Anyone wishing to testify on these provisions, please email mike.valleau@house.mn to get on the list.

Testimony supporting, as well as opposing, these proposals are welcome. The order of discussion will follow the order of the bill by Article.

The schedule for these discussions will be fluid, so be prepared to be available at the meetings if you would like to testify.


Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 800 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Rep. Matt Dean
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Benson; Abeler; Housley; Utke; Lourey - HOUSE: Dean; Schultz; Schomacker; Albright; Kiel
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Review of policy only provisions. Committee may break at noon and reconvene at the call of the chair to adopt same/similar policy only provision.
Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Omnibus health human services bill.

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
12 Noon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

The committee will take public testimony.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Heintzeman; Swedzinski; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Agenda: adoption of non-controversial same and similar provisions.

Representative Fabian has the gavel
Agenda: 
H.F. 888 Ingebrigtsen Omnibus environment and natural resources appropriations and policy bill.

 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 890 

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
01:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.
Continue review and discussion of omnibus education finance bill.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
03:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Room 120 Capitol

Adopt Same & Similars
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Building


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
  1. Approval of April 18, 2017, meeting minutes.
  2. NON-ACTION ITEM:  MSRS-Unclassified; Change in factors for converting an account to an annuity (effective 7/1/17).
  3. SF1384 (Rosen); HF1672 (Murphy, M.):  VFRAs; Implementing the recommendations of the Volunteer Fire Relief Association Working Group.
    - Amendment S1384-1A (PDF / HTML)
    - Revisor's technical amendment A17-0222 (PDF / HTML)
    - Staff Memo from 3/14 meeting (PDF / HTML)
  4. SF1705 (Rosen); HF2126 (O'Driscoll): MSRS; Revising enhanced augmentation rates and the related exception from enhanced augmentation for certain terminated privatized employees (Fairview).
    - Staff materials from 3/7 meeting (PDF / HTML)
    - MSRS Presentation from 3/7 meeting (PDF)
    - Amendment S1705-1A (PDF / HTML)
    - Amendment S1705-2A (PDF / HTML)
    - Amendment S1705-3A (PDF / HTML)

To testify on an action item, please contact Lisa Diesslin at 651-296-6806 or lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn BEFORE the meeting, identifying the agenda item of interest.


For more agenda information, click here

 
7:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 605 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
07:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Hall; Laine; Koran - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; Nash; O'Driscoll
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 605 Kiffmeyer Omnibus state government appropriations bill; omnibus veterans and military affairs appropriations bill.

 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 514 Kiffmeyer Omnibus elections bill.
S.F. 704 Fischbach Abortion facilities licensure requirement.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
09:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Miller; Rest; Dahms; Senjem - HOUSE: Davids; Hertaus; McDonald; Drazkowski; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol

Continued discussion of policy provisions.
Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Overview from the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority
Overview of Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

 
4:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1937 

Chairs: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller and Rep. Pat Garofalo
04:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Miller; Anderson, P.; Champion; Dahms; Osmek - HOUSE: Garofalo; O'Neill; Mahoney; Hoppe; Newberger
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Representative Garofalo will Chair the meeting
Agenda: 
S.F. 1937 Miller Omnibus jobs, commerce, energy, labor and industry, and employment and economic development appropriations bill.

 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 605 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
04:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Hall; Laine; Koran - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; Nash; O'Driscoll
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 605 Kiffmeyer Omnibus state government appropriations bill; omnibus veterans and military affairs appropriations bill.

 
Thursday, April 27, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 27, 2017
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
08:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Heintzeman; Swedzinski; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

The Committee will not meet any further today. The gavel returns to the Representative Fabian.
Agenda: 
H.F. 888 Ingebrigtsen Omnibus environment and natural resources appropriations and policy bill.

 
Thursday, April 27, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 890 

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
08:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.

 
Thursday, April 27, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 605 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
08:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Hall; Laine; Koran - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; Nash; O'Driscoll
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 605 Kiffmeyer **Evening Hearing is cancelled** Omnibus state government appropriations bill; omnibus veterans and military affairs appropriations bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, April 27, 2017

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

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, April 27, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
01:00 PM or 15 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

The committee will adopt same and similar provisions and some policy/budget items.

The committee will meet 15 minutes after the House adjourns.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, April 27, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
03:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Capitol Room 120

**Due to a schedule conflict, the hearing will likely start closer to 4pm**

House Only and Senate Only Policy Provisions
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
30 Minutes after the last body adjourns  
Thursday, April 27, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 707 

Chairs: Sen. Carrie Ruud and Rep. Bob Gunther
30 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ruud; Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen; Lang - HOUSE: Gunther; Torkelson; Fabian; Green; Lillie
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

House has adjourned, Conference Committee will begin at 3pm.

Walk through of side-by-side and tracking sheets.
Agenda: 
H.F. 707 Ruud Omnibus legacy finance bill.

 
Friday, April 28, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 28, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

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Monday, May 1, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 140 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Sondra Erickson
08:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Housley; Kent - HOUSE: Erickson; Bennett; Mariani
Room Basement State Office Bldg.

Agenda:
I. Call To Order
II. Roll Call
III. Introduction and walkthrough of side by side documents
Testimony from the Board of Teaching and the Minnesota Department of Education
IV. Adjournment

Rep. Erickson has the gavel

Agenda: 
H.F. 140 Pratt Professional educator licensing and standards board establishment; teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transfer.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017

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

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017
Joint Meeting: Committee on Capital Investment; Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Chairs: Sen. David H. Senjem, Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach
3 p.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Overview of Minnesota State and University of Minnesota Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement(HEAPR)

 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 890 

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
03:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

3:00 PM
Time Note:The Committee will convene at 3:00PM or the call of the chair.
Conference Committee on HF890 (Omnibus Education Finance Bill)
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon
Location: 200 State Office Building
Note:
The House has the gavel.

House Conferees: Loon; Erickson; Kresha; Bennett; Murphy, M.

Senate Conferees: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger

Agenda to be announced.
Agenda: 
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 1, 2017
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
03:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

Chairs: Sen. Scott J. Newman and Rep. Paul Torkelson
03:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Newman; Jasinski; Osmek; Kiffmeyer; Sparks - HOUSE: Torkelson; Petersburg; Howe; Koznick; Runbeck
Capitol Room 120
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 888 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
04:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Heintzeman; Swedzinski; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Representative Fabian has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 888 Ingebrigtsen Omnibus environment and natural resources appropriations and policy bill.

 
Monday, May 1, 2017
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1937 

Chairs: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller and Rep. Pat Garofalo
04:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Miller; Anderson, P.; Champion; Dahms; Osmek - HOUSE: Garofalo; O'Neill; Mahoney; Hoppe; Newberger
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Nonpartisan staff will walk-through amendment and spreadsheet.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1937 Miller Omnibus jobs, commerce, energy, labor and industry, and employment and economic development appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 1, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 800 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle R. Benson and Rep. Matt Dean
04:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Benson; Abeler; Housley; Utke; Lourey - HOUSE: Dean; Schultz; Schomacker; Albright; Kiel
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Time Change: Meeting will start at 4 pm or at the call of the chair.

Paper copies of the delete all will not be available for the public.
Agenda: 
S.F. 800 Benson Omnibus health human services bill.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Building


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

This meeting is canceled.


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6:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 1, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
06:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Miller; Rest; Dahms; Senjem - HOUSE: Davids; McDonald; Drazkowski; Hertaus; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Monday, May 1, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

The committee will meet at the call of the chair. Likely 4 p.m.

The posted amendments reflect the agreement on budget provisions.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 

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