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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julianne E. Ortman
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1794 Miller Modifying the military service income tax credit.
S.F. 2006 Ortman Phased-in income tax subtraction for military retirement pay.
S.F. 2002 Ortman Federal income tax conformity for marriage penalty elimination.
S.F. 1988 Rest Federal income tax conformity for marriage penalty elimination.
S.F. 480 Howe Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment.
S.F. 1482 Wiger Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment.
S.F. 1902 Ingebrigtsen Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment.
S.F. 1670 Koch Upfront sales tax exemption for capital equipment for small businesses.

 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Claire A. Robling
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1780 Carlson, J. Minnesota state colleges and universities (MnSCU) system operations during a budget impasse clarification.
S.F. 1843 DeKruif State park and recreation area appropriation and operation continuation when biennial appropriations have not been enacted.
S.F. 1844 DeKruif Minnesota zoological garden continued operation when biennial appropriations have not been enacted.
S.F. 1551 DeKruif Electrical inspections continued operation without biennial appropriation enactment.
S.F. 1530 Gimse Contingent appropriation to fund state road operation, maintenance, planning and construction of highways authorization.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Chris Gerlach
10:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1737 Lillie Local government depository designation establishment and certain investments authorization.
S.F. 1738 Hann Public employee insurance program (PEIP) participation conditions temporary moratorium.
S.F. 2069 Brown Travel insurance offer and dissemination regulations.

 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 2: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Geoff Michel
10:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol

Committee will start at its regular time.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2067 Daley Home solicitation sale definition clarification.
S.F. 2065 Daley Residential building contractor recovery fund provisions modifications.
S.F. 2224 Pederson Unemployment insurance federal conformity, policy and housekeeping provisions.

 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Health and Human Services
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. David W. Hann
10:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

The Committee will reconvene at 6:30pm to finish agenda items 1,2,4-10.

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Agenda: 
S.F. 2234 Nienow Continuing care policy provisions modifications; Home and Community-Based Services Standards (HCBS) establishment; persons with developmental disabilities and community-based services for disabled payments repeal.
S.F. 2140 Hann Home and community-based waiver services new payment rate-setting methodologies establishment.
S.F. 1699 Nienow Group residential housing, supplemental aid shelter needy provisions and adult foster care homes provisions modifications.
S.F. 1949 Magnus Nursing facilities and elderly waiver and alternative care programs rate increases.
S.F. 1948 Hann Nursing facilities rate equalization provisions modifications.
S.F. 1704 Hoffman Housing with services establishments (assisted living) prospective residents transitional consultation services requirement.
S.F. 2212 Rosen Nursing facility moratorium exceptions modifications.
S.F. 2046 Rosen Nursing facilities rate increase for health information technology costs; elderly waiver program providers grants appropriation.
S.F. 2203 Rosen Nursing facility Medicare certification modification.
S.F. 2204 Rosen Medical assistance (MA) critical access nursing facility designation creation and appropriation.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Committee on Transportation
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Joe Gimse
01:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1734 Gazelka Motor vehicle salvage title regulation and damage disclosure modification.
S.F. 1416 Fischbach Manufactured home unaffixment from real property process establishment.
S.F. 2172 Howe County state-aid highways, municipal state-aid streets, construction support and finance operations contingent appropriation authorization.
S.F. 2166 Wolf School bus safety and standards provisions modifications.
S.F. 2054 Lourey Wireless internet services at safety rest areas establishment requirement.

 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1689 DeKruif Veterans waiver of immunity to sue state for Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) violations; veteran-owned small businesses set aside program modification; veterans reemployment rights protections extension.
S.F. 2106 Marty Office of administrative hearings judge authority to perform marriages.
S.F. 1678 Hall Public defenders provisions modifications; financial responsibilities outline; appellate process working group establishment.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 2: High Priority***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol

Meeting will reconvene at 6 p.m.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1945 Gazelka Wolf hunting and trapping authorization.
S.F. 1706 Ingebrigtsen Hunter-harvested venison charitably donated food regulation exemption.
S.F. 1962 Ingebrigtsen Scopes on muzzleloaders authorization.
S.F. 2101 Thompson Military personnel and veterans exemption from firearms safety certificate requirement.
S.F. 1732 Pederson Parks and trails grant program provisions modifications.
S.F. 1819 Tomassoni Trespass provisions for hunters modifications.
S.F. 2260 Dahms Subsurface sewage treatment systems alternative local standards.
S.F. 2265 Carlson, J. Body-gripping traps restrictions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2187 Koch Resolution urging the President and Congress to enact legislation and take other federal government action related to interim storage of used nuclear fuel.
Update on Fukushima disaster and Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future

 
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Gen Olson
03:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

The Education Committee will reconvene at 6:00 pm in room 123.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2201 Olson, G. Improved Achievement through Individualized Learning Act; individualized learning schools creation; site-governed school, postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO), and charter school provisions modifications.
S.F. 1094 Chamberlain Education boards authorization and school boards reorganization as education boards authorization.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Morrie Lanning
5:00 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Review and consideration of the 2012 Omnibus Retirement Bill.

Notes:
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Base document for review: Amendment H2199-7A.
The Commission will entertain pertinent testimony containing information that was not previously presented to the Commission or that supplements prior testimony.
The Commission will consider amendments related to the 2012 Omnibus Retirement Bill.
Final action on the Commission recommendation on the 2012 Omnibus Retirement Bill will be taken at the March 13, 2012, Commission meeting.
For more agenda information, click here

 

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