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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of May 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, 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.


For more agenda information, click here

 
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.

 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 707 

Chairs: Sen. Carrie Ruud and Rep. Bob Gunther
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ruud; Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen; Lang - HOUSE: Gunther; Torkelson; Fabian; Green; Lillie
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Public Testimony will be limited to House only or Senate only provisions. Those wishing to testify should list what provisions they wish to comment on and contact Matthew Elfritz at matthew.elfritz@senate.mn or 651-296-4167 by 4PM Monday.
Agenda: 
H.F. 707 Ruud Omnibus legacy finance bill.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
***Revision 2: Editing change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
10:30 AM 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

Nonpartisan staff will walk-through the Delete Everything amendment and spreadsheet.

The updated amendment is now posted to include DPS data sharing with the courts for purposes of debt collection (Article 2 Section 2 of the amendment) which was inadvertently left out.

Public testimony has already been taken.
Agenda: 
S.F. 803 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 605 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
11:00 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 **We will be taking public testimony on SF 605** ** With the exception of Commissioners and elected Constitutional officers, testimony will be limited to 2 min per person**.

 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 780 

Chairs: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom and Rep. Rod Hamilton
11:00 AM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Westrom; Weber; Goggin; Eken; Lang - HOUSE: Hamilton; Lueck; Poppe; Backer; Anderson
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 780 Westrom Omnibus agriculture and housing appropriations bill.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 890 

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
05:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
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.

 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Additional bills may be added. Agenda subject to change.
Agenda: 
S.F. 603 Kiffmeyer Highly paid public employees severance pay limits clarification.
S.F. 839 Kiffmeyer Campaign finance and public disclosure rules codification; campaign finance and public disclosure board rulemaking authority modification; special election cycle end date change; contributions affidavits electronic submissions; obsolete rules repeal.
S.F. 943 Fischbach Loan repayment assistance program grant appropriation to provide debt relief to attorneys.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
10:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Overview from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (PCA) and Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR)

 
5:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 3, 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: 

Canceled


 
Thursday, May 4, 2017  
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 4, 2017

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

 
Friday, May 5, 2017  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 5, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Capitol Preservation Commission-
Chair: Governor Mark Dayton
10:00 a.m.
Room G-19 State Capitol


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

TBA


 
Monday, May 8, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 8, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Subcommittee on Employee Relations-
Chair: Rep. Marion O'Neill
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building


ROOM CHANGE

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 
  1. THE MEETING WILL RECONVENE at 1:30 PM TODAY.
  2. Introductions
  3. Election of officers
  4. Review/approve Subcommittee rules
  5. Review/approve minutes of the March 8, 2016, August 25, 2016 and November 14, 2016 meetings
  6. Update on bargaining FY 18-19 contracts
  7. Public testimony
  8. Other items as approved by the chair

 
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 8, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 10 a.m.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 8, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Advisory Committee on Capitol Security-
Chair: Lt. Governor Smith
1:00 p.m.
Room Governor’s Cabinet Room – G30 Capitol


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 


Call to order

Introductions

  1. Review and approval of January 10, 2017 meeting minutes
  2. Discussion on next steps for physical security initiative, Director Chris Guevin
  3. Capitol Security Update, Captain Eric Roeske
  4. Public Comment

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 8, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. David H. Senjem
03:00 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Overview from Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and Minnesota Department of Military Affairs

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 8, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 123 State Capitol


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
  1. Approval of April 25, 2017, meeting minutes.
  2. LCPR17-035 (Murphy, M.):  PERA; Authorizing an eligible Duluth township employee to elect PERA general plan coverage and receive retroactive coverage.
  3. LCPR17-036 (Murphy, M.):  MSRS-Unclassified; Grandfathering current factors used in the calculation of annuities under the MSRS Unclassified Program.
  4. SF1705 (Rosen); HF2126 (O'Driscoll): MSRS; Revising enhanced augmentation rates and the related exception from enhanced augmentation for certain terminated privatized employees (Fairview).
    Amendment S1705-4A
    Public testimony will be taken

  5. LCPR17-038: Minnesota public employee pension plans; Benefit and contribution changes.
    Public testimony will be taken

Draft documents and staff materials are posted on the Commission website.

To testify on an agenda 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 LCPR17-038, please also identify the retirement plan.


For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
08:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Miller; Rest; Dahms; Senjem - HOUSE: Davids; McDonald; Drazkowski; Hertaus; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol


CCRHF0004language.pdf
17_agreement 050817 515 pm.pdf
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.

 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2214 

Chairs: Sen. Michelle L. Fischbach and Rep. Bud Nornes
08:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Fischbach; Clausen; Draheim; Jensen; Anderson, P. - HOUSE: Nornes; Omar; Daniels; Christensen; Whelan
Room 123 Capitol

The committee will adopt the delete-all amendment to S.F.2214.


http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/docs/3e963ce9-ad43-4a59-9390-72e8406ae6e8.pdf

Agenda: 
S.F. 2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill.

 
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 803 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
09:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Johnson; Zerwas; Scott; Hilstrom
Room G-3 Capitol

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

 
9:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1937 

Chairs: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller and Rep. Pat Garofalo
09:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Miller; Anderson, P.; Champion; Dahms; Osmek - HOUSE: Garofalo; O'Neill; Mahoney; Hoppe; Newberger
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

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

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
5:30 p.m.
Room 123 State Capitol


MEETING CANCELLED

ROOM CHANGE

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, AT 8:30 AM.

Items remaining from the May 8 meeting:

  1. LCPR17-035 (Murphy, M.):  PERA; Authorizing an eligible Duluth township employee to elect PERA general plan coverage and receive retroactive coverage.
  2. LCPR17-036 (Murphy, M.):  MSRS-Unclassified; Grandfathering current factors used in the calculation of annuities under the MSRS Unclassified Program.
  3. SF1705 (Rosen); HF2126 (O'Driscoll): MSRS; Revising enhanced augmentation rates and the related exception from enhanced augmentation for certain terminated privatized employees (Fairview).
    Amendment S1705-4A

  4. LCPR17-038: Minnesota public employee pension plans; Benefit and contribution changes.
    Amendment 17038-5A
    Amendment 17038-7A
    Amendment 17038-8A
  5. Final action on the 2017 Omnibus Retirement Bill (delete-everything amendment S0545-2A).
    Amendments:
    S0545-2A: Omnibus Retirement Bill delete-everything amendment.
    S0545-5A: Dept. of Human Services requested changes to the MSRS-Correctional inclusion procedure.
    S0545-6A: Redirect fire state aid for VFRAs to the State General Fund.
    S0545-7A: Former local police & fire plans benefit increase for surviving spouses and retirees.
    S0545-8A: Former local police & fire plans benefit increase for surviving spouses and retirees - delays the start of funding to 2019.
    S0545-9A: Fire State Aid Work Group membership.
    S0545-10A: Technical corrections and conforming changes, including revisions from MSRS and PERA to their administrative changes.
    S0545-11A: MSRS and PERA board changes.


For more agenda information, click here

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 861 

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

**Expecting to begin the hearing around 8pm**
Agenda: 
H.F. 861 Newman Omnibus transportation funding and policy bill.

 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 140 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Sondra Erickson
08:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Housley; Kent - HOUSE: Erickson; Bennett; Mariani
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 140 Pratt Professional educator licensing and standards board establishment; teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transfer.
Adopt sames and similars
Discussion of tiered licensure proposals

 
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1973 Anderson, B. Claims against the state appropriation.
S.F. 751 Eaton Prescription opioids written disclosures requirement.
S.F. 550 Westrom Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation and receipt of fund money requirements modification.

 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement-
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
8:30 a.m.
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 
  1. LCPR17-035 (Murphy, M.):  PERA; Authorizing an eligible Duluth township employee to elect PERA general plan coverage and receive retroactive coverage.
  2. LCPR17-036 (Murphy, M.):  MSRS-Unclassified; Grandfathering current factors used in the calculation of annuities under the MSRS Unclassified Program.
  3. SF1705 (Rosen); HF2126 (O'Driscoll): MSRS; Revising enhanced augmentation rates and the related exception from enhanced augmentation for certain terminated privatized employees (Fairview).
    Amendment S1705-4A

  4. LCPR17-038: Minnesota public employee pension plans; Benefit and contribution changes.
    Amendment 17038-5A
    Amendment 17038-7A
    Amendment 17038-8A
  5. Final action on the 2017 Omnibus Retirement Bill (delete-everything amendment S0545-2A).
    Amendments:
    S0545-2A: Omnibus Retirement Bill delete-everything amendment.
    S0545-5A: Dept. of Human Services requested changes to the MSRS-Correctional inclusion procedure.
    S0545-6A: Redirect fire state aid for VFRAs to the State General Fund.
    S0545-7A: Former local police & fire plans benefit increase for surviving spouses and retirees.
    S0545-8A: Former local police & fire plans benefit increase for surviving spouses and retirees - delays the start of funding to 2019.
    S0545-9A: Fire State Aid Work Group membership.
    S0545-10A: Technical corrections and conforming changes, including revisions from MSRS and PERA to their administrative changes.
    S0545-11A: MSRS and PERA board changes.
  6. Motion LCPR17-M3: MSRS, PERA, and SPTRFA; Assumptions for salary and payroll growth.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 676 

Chairs: Sen. David H. Senjem and Rep. Greg Davids
10:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Senjem; Dahms; Sparks - HOUSE: Davids; Hoppe; Rosenthal
Room 120 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 676 Senjem Landscape application contracts exclusion addition.

 
12 Noon  
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
1:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
01:30 PM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 545 Rosen *** STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE POLICY AND ELECTIONS WILL BE MEETING AT 1:30 in ROOM 1200*** **Hearing to take place after conclusion of Pensions committee meeting. 20 Min notice will be given** Miscellaneous retirement provisions modifications.
S.F. 1384 Rosen Volunteer firefighter working group recommendations implementation; audit and corporate stock requirements update; municipality definition modification; emergency medical response volunteers plan coverage inclusion; technical corrections.
S.F. 2379 Rosen PERA and MSRS boards membership modifications.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
At the Call of the Chair
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 545 Rosen Miscellaneous retirement provisions modifications (pending referral).

 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
At the Call of the Chair
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 545 Rosen Miscellaneous retirement provisions modifications.
S.F. 1384 Rosen Volunteer firefighter working group recommendations implementation; audit and corporate stock requirements update; municipality definition modification; emergency medical response volunteers plan coverage inclusion; technical corrections.
S.F. 2379 Rosen PERA and MSRS boards membership modifications.

 
Thursday, May 11, 2017  
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 10 a.m.

 
1 Hour After Session  
Thursday, May 11, 2017
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
1 Hour After Session
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The Committee will meet approximately one hour after the conclusion of Session
Agenda: 
S.F. 545 Rosen Miscellaneous retirement provisions modifications.

 
Friday, May 12, 2017  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 12, 2017
***Revision 1: Editing change***
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
10:00 AM
Room G-3 Capitol

The meeting will be from 10 am - 12 pm.

Those who wish to testify, please email Angela Cook at angela.cook@senate.mn in advance of the hearing.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2375 Limmer Driver's license revocation guidelines establishment; warrant requirement to obtain blood and urine samples establishment.

 
Monday, May 15, 2017  
8:15 a.m.  
Monday, May 15, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 140 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Sondra Erickson
08:15 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Housley; Kent - HOUSE: Erickson; Bennett; Mariani
Room 200 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 140 Pratt Professional educator licensing and standards board establishment; teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transfer.
Rep. Erickson has the gavel
     
     I. Call To Order
     
     II. Roll Call
     
     III. Adoption of the DE to HF140. We will adopt by article, not the
     entire DE at once. The DE will be posted in advance.
     
     IV. Adjournment

 
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 15, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Subcommittee on Employee Relations-
Chair: Rep. Marion O'Neill
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building


MEETING CANCELLED

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 
  1. Review/approve minutes of the May 8, 2017 meeting
  2. Consider proposed FY 16-17 collective bargaining agreement with Minnesota Government Engineering Council
  3. Consider proposed FY 18-19 collective bargaining agreement with Service Employees International Union-Healthcare Minnesota
  4. Other items as approved by the chair

 
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 15, 2017
***Revision 1: Editing change***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Gary H. Dahms
10:00 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The A-1 delete all amendment is now posted.

This hearing is informational only. Those wanting to testify must contact the committee administrator Adam Axvig at 651-296-4175 or adam.axvig@senate.mn.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1153 Abeler Health insurance underwriting, renewability and benefits requirements modifications, individual health plan reinsurance program creation and appropriation.

 
12 Noon  
Monday, May 15, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017  
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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

 
7:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3 

Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt and Rep. Dennis Smith
07:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pratt; Rest; Newman - HOUSE: Smith; Torkelson; Pelowski Jr.
Room 5 State Office Bldg.
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.

 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017  
8:15 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 1542 

Chairs: Sen. Jerry Relph and Rep. Dennis Smith
08:15 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Relph; Draheim; Frentz - HOUSE: Smith; Fischer; Swedzinski
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Please note that the time has been moved up to 8:15 and in room 5 of the State Office Building. House has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 1542 Relph Architectural barrier notice provisions modifications.

 
12 Noon  
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
At the Call of the Chair
Room 123 Capitol

Meeting canceled for Wednesday. We will post for Thursday, May 18th at the Call of the Chair
Agenda: 
S.F. 2375 Limmer Driver's license revocation guidelines establishment; warrant requirement to obtain blood and urine samples establishment.
Closing Resolutions
     Interim Travel Expenses and Per Diem

 
Thursday, May 18, 2017  
11:30 a.m.  
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
11:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2375 Limmer Driver's license revocation guidelines establishment; warrant requirement to obtain blood and urine samples establishment.
Closing Resolutions
     Interim Travel Expenses and Per Diem

 
12 Noon  
Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. David J. Osmek
02:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Katherine Sieben to the Public Utilities Commission

 
7:00 p.m.  
Thursday, May 18, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 1725 

Chairs: Sen. Michael P. Goggin and Rep. Steve Drazkowski
07:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Goggin; Utke; Sparks - HOUSE: Drazkowski; Miller; Pelowski Jr.
Room 5 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 1725 Goggin Vehicles transporting milk weight limits establishment.

 
Immediately Following Senate Session  
Thursday, May 18, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 707 

Chairs: Sen. Carrie Ruud and Rep. Bob Gunther
Immediately Following Senate Session
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ruud; Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen; Lang - HOUSE: Gunther; Torkelson; Fabian; Green; Lillie
Room 10 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
H.F. 707 Ruud Omnibus legacy finance bill.

 
Friday, May 19, 2017  
12 Noon  
Friday, May 19, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
7:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 19, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 778 

Chairs: Sen. Julie A. Rosen and Rep. Sarah Anderson
07:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Rosen - HOUSE: Anderson
Room 120 Capitol

MSFA Bill

House Conferees: Sarah Anderson, Chair, Bob Vogel, Julie Sandstede

Senate Conferees: Julie Rosen (Co-Chair), John Jasinski, Bobby Joe Champion
Agenda: 
H.F. 778 Rosen Minnesota sports facilities authority (MSFA) appointments and duties modifications and stadium suites use restriction.

 
Saturday, May 20, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Saturday, May 20, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 1545 

Chairs: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom and Rep. Rod Hamilton
09:00 AM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Westrom; Goggin; Eken; Lang; Weber - HOUSE: Hamilton; Lueck; Backer; Anderson; Poppe
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 1545 Westrom Food safety and defense task force extension; animal definition modification.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 10 a.m.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Saturday, May 20, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 943 

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

This is the Higher Education Omnibus Bill. The committee will meet to adopt a DE Amendment to S.F.943.
Agenda: 
S.F. 943 Fischbach Loan repayment assistance program grant appropriation to provide debt relief to attorneys.

 
Time to be announced  
Saturday, May 20, 2017
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 799 

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

Meeting canceled.
Agenda: 
S.F. 799 Benson MNsure board, human services department (DHS) and health department (MDH) interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers modification.

 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 399 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Koran; Laine; Hall - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; O'Driscoll; Nash
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 399 Kiffmeyer Highly paid public employees severance pay limits clarification.

 
Saturday, May 20, 2017
***Revision 4: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1456 

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

This is the Jobs and Economic Growth Omnibus Bill. The committee will meet to adopt a DE Amendment.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1456 Miller Minnesota investment fund local government loan repayment funds temporary restriction modification.

 
Saturday, May 20, 2017
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 844 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Swedzinski; Heintzeman; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

Meeting is canceled. The conference committee will meet tomorrow at the call of the Chair.

This is the Environment and Natural Resources Omnibus Bill. The committee will meet to adopt a DE amendment to S.F. 844.

Senator Ingebrigtsen will have the gavel.
Agenda: 
S.F. 844 Ingebrigtsen Demolition debris landfill permitting extension authorization.

 
Saturday, May 20, 2017
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 470 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Hilstrom; Johnson; Scott; Zerwas
Room G-3 Capitol

HF 470 is the Judiciary and Public Safety Omnibus Bill.

The House has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 470 Limmer Criminal damage to property crime expansion to public safety motor vehicles.

 
Sunday, May 21, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Sunday, May 21, 2017
***Revision 2: Room and agenda change***
Committee on Local Government
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
01:00 PM
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

**We will reconvene at 2:30**

* Contact committee administrator David Raisanen at david.raisanen@senate.mn if you would like to testify.
Agenda: 
H.F. 739 Osmek Small wireless facilities collocation authorization.

 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

 Conference Committee on S.F. 943 

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

This is the Omnibus Higher Education Bill. The committee will meet to adopt budget and policy items.
Agenda: 
S.F. 943 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations bill.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 3 p.m.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Sunday, May 21, 2017
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Paul E. Gazelka
04:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 739 Osmek Small wireless facilities collocation authorization (pending referral).
Senate Concurrent Resolution relating to adjournment

 
7:00 p.m.  
Sunday, May 21, 2017
***Revision 2: Room change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 844 

Chairs: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen and Rep. Dan Fabian
07:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Westrom; Mathews; Tomassoni - HOUSE: Fabian; Swedzinski; Heintzeman; Uglem; Ecklund
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 844 Ingebrigtsen Omnibus environment and natural resources appropriation bill.

 
11:30 p.m.  
Sunday, May 21, 2017
***Revision 4: Agenda change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1456 

Chairs: Sen. Jeremy R. Miller and Rep. Pat Garofalo
11:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Miller; Anderson, P.; Champion; Dahms; Osmek - HOUSE: Garofalo; Mahoney; Newberger; O'Neill; Hoppe
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1456 Miller Omnibus jobs and economic growth appropriations bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Sunday, May 21, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 470 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Hilstrom; Johnson; Scott; Zerwas
Room G-3 Capitol

The meeting will be at the call of the chair, but not before noon.

HF 470 is the Judiciary and Public Safety Omnibus Bill.

The House has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 470 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriation bill.

 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 399 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
Time to be announced
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Koran; Laine; Hall - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; O'Driscoll; Nash
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 399 Kiffmeyer Omnibus state departments appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 22, 2017  
7:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 22, 2017

The Senate will be in Session at 7 a.m.

 
12:15 p.m.  
Monday, May 22, 2017
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 470 

Chairs: Sen. Warren Limmer and Rep. Tony Cornish
12:15 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Limmer; Anderson, B.; Johnson; Latz; Relph - HOUSE: Cornish; Hilstrom; Johnson; Scott; Zerwas
Room G-3 Capitol

The conference committee will convene at 12:15 pm.
Agenda: 
H.F. 470 Limmer Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriation bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Monday, May 22, 2017

 Conference Committee on H.F. 399 

Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Koran; Laine; Hall - HOUSE: Anderson; Dettmer; Fenton; O'Driscoll; Nash
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 399 Kiffmeyer Omnibus state departments appropriations bill.

 
Monday, May 22, 2017
***Revision 2: Agenda change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 550 

Chairs: Sen. Torrey N. Westrom and Rep. Josh Heintzeman
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Westrom; Dziedzic; Ingebrigtsen - HOUSE: Heintzeman; Lueck; Johnson
Room 123 Capitol

Conference Committee will meet 15 minutes after the Senate recess, or at the call of the chair.

Conference committee report and spreadsheet are attached.
Agenda: 
S.F. 550 Westrom Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation and receipt of fund money requirements modification.

 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017  
12:01 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)

The Senate will be in Session at 12:01 a.m.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)

The Senate will be in Session at 3 p.m.

 
9:15 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)
Joint Meeting: Committee on Taxes; House Committee on Taxes
Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain, Rep. Greg Davids
9:15 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
SS HF1 Spreadsheet walk through.

 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)
Joint Meeting: Committee on E-12 Finance; House Committee on Education Finance
Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson, Rep. Jenifer Loon
9:15 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

House-Senate Education Finance Budget Bill Hearing.
Special Session 1, HF 2, Omnibus education finance bill.
We will discuss the Special Session Omnibus Education Bill.

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

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


Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)
Special Session HF 1 Working Group
Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
9:15 p.m.
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Spreadsheet walk through SS HF1

 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017  
7:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)

The Senate will be in Session at 7:30 a.m.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)
** THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED ** STATE GOVERNMENT OMNIBUS FINANCE BILL Working Group
Chairs: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer and Rep. Sarah Anderson
At the Call of the Chair
Room G-23 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, May 25, 2017  
12 Noon  
Thursday, May 25, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

 
Friday, May 26, 2017  
3:23 a.m.  
Friday, May 26, 2017 (Special Session - 2017)

The Senate adjourned sine die at 3:23 a.m.

 
Monday, May 29, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 29, 2017

Senate Offices will be closed

 

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