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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of July 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, July 10, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Monday, July 10, 2017

Joint Meeting: Mississippi River Parkway Commission - Executive Committee-
Chair: Rep Sheldon Johnson
1:00 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 

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2:00 p.m.  
Monday, July 10, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Advisory Committee on Capitol Security-
Chair: Lt. Governor Smith
2:00 p.m.
Room G-23 State Capitol


ROOM CHANGE
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, Department of Administration; Vice President John Mecum, Miller Dunwiddie Architecture
  3. Capitol Security Update:  Captain Eric Roeske, State Patrol
  4. Protest Permitting Process, Summary of Recent Protest Activity:  Director Chris Guevin, Department of Administration; Captain Eric Roeske, State Patrol
  5. Public Comment

 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017  
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
***Revision 2: Room change***
Select Committee on Health Care Consumer Access and Affordability
Chair: Sen. Scott M. Jensen
1 p.m.
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

**Please note the room change to MSB Rm. 1150**

No bills will be heard in this committee. Members will be appointed pending a meeting by the Committee on Subcommittees. Direct questions to Andrea Todd-Harlin at andrea.todd-harlin@senate.mn
Agenda: 
"Health Care Marketplace in Minnesota"
     
     Minnesota Department of Health
     Trends and variations in health insurance coverage
     
     Department of Commerce
     Segments of the health care insurance marketplace
     
     Department of Human Services
     Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare expenditures & enrollment
     
     Minnesota Management and Budget
     State Employee Group Insurance Program
     
     Gravie
     Innovation in Health Care - Reinventing Health Benefits

 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Paul Torkelson
10:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Joint Meeting: Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Site Visit-
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 

8:00 a.m. - State Office Building – bus departs from front of building for

10:30 a.m. - Minnesota Point Pine Forest Scientific and Natural Area (SNA), Duluth
Topic: Overview of Minnesota Point Pine Forest SNA Acquisition, rare pine forest, and Lake Superior beach dunes

12:30 p.m. - U of MN Blue Heron Research Vessel (docked at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vessel Yard) - Travel by boat from Duluth to Two Harbors
Topics: Overview of Blue Heron, Lake Superior water quality and Lake Superior research and Issues
Note: There is limited space on the boat.

3:30 p.m. - Two Harbors (The Breakwater and Lighthouse) – transfer from Blue Heron Research Vessel to bus

4:00 p.m. - White Cedar Restoration Site Near Two Harbors
Topic: Overview of white cedar restoration and white cedar, black ash and forest ecology of the North Shore - Board of Soil and Water Resources (BWSR)

5:20 p.m. - Tettegouche State Park and Palisade Head Overlook
Topics: Overview Tettegouche State Park and Palisade Head Overlook, Superior Hiking Trail and the Gitchi Gami Trail

8:15 p.m. - Overnight in Ely, Minnesota (Super 8 Hotel)
 


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1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Joint Meeting: Committee on E-12 Policy; House Committee on Education Innovation Policy
Chairs: Sen. Eric R. Pratt, Rep. Sondra Erickson
1 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation of Minnesota's ESSA plan by the Minnesota Department of
     Education.
     
     Public testimony will be taken, if time allows. If you would like to
     testify on the state's ESSA plan to the joint committee, please contact
     Andrew Hasek at andrew.hasek@house.mn

 
Thursday, July 20, 2017  
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Joint Meeting: Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Site Visit-
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 

8:15 a.m. - International Wolf Center, Ely
Topics: Overview International Wolf Center and wolves in Minnesota

10:30 a.m. - United Taconite (UTAC), Eveleth
Topics: Overview Iron Mining in Minnesota-UTAC
Note: there is limited space for the mine visit.

1:00 p.m. - Mesabi Trail Station Facility
Topics: Overview Mesabi Trail development and construction

4:00 p.m. - Moose Lake State Park
Topics: Brief park overview and agate display

5:30 p.m. - State Office building - bus returns
 


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Monday, July 24, 2017  
12:30 p.m.  
Monday, July 24, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Aggregate Resources Task Force-
Chair:
12:30 p.m.
Room Farmington Public Library
Agenda: 

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Thursday, July 27, 2017  
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Minnesota Administrative Rules Status System Working Group-
Chair:
2:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

TBD


 
Monday, July 31, 2017  
8:00 a.m.  
Monday, July 31, 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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3:00 p.m.  
Monday, July 31, 2017

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Energy Commission-
Chair:
3:00 p.m.
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

1. Welcome and Introductions

2. Election of Chairs

3. Approval of Minutes from the March 3, 2016 meeting

4. Commission Member Interest Survey

5. General Assessments Overview

6. CIP Operations Overview


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