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Thursday, March 8, 2012

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Thursday, March 8, 2012  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 8, 2012
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Claire A. Robling
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
12:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Legislative Audit Commission
Chairs: Rep. Michael Beard, Sen. Roger Reinert
12:30 p.m.
Room 400S State Office Building
Agenda: 
Release OLA Evaluation, Helping Communities Recover from Natural Disasters

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Committee on Transportation
Chair: Sen. Joe Gimse
01:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol

S.F. 1147 has been added to the agenda.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1661 Chamberlain Municipal state-aid street system funds eligibility and allocation modification.
S.F. 2202 Nelson Pioneer vehicles titling and license plates requirements clarification and modification.
S.F. 1730 Rest State-owned infrastructure accident reports public safety commissioner reports to transportation commissioner requirement.
S.F. 2251 Dibble State patrol escort services contract service rates adjustment.
S.F. 1147 Gimse Transportation projects construction manager/general contractor contracts authority.

 
Thursday, March 8, 2012
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Doug Magnus
01:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol

S.F. 2258 (Magnus) has been removed from the agenda.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1635 Magnus Biodiesel minimum content requirement exceptions extension.
S.F. 2061 Magnus Agriculture provisions modifications; dairy research, teaching, and consumer education authority establishment.

 
2:15 p.m.  
Thursday, March 8, 2012
***Revision 3: Time change***
Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
02:15 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1675 Benson Adoption, family services, Minnesota family investment plan (MFIP), and diversionary work program (DWP) modifications; child maltreatment review panel repeal.
S.F. 2114 Newman Child support 20-year survival judgements provisions elimination.
S.F. 2148 Fischbach Fire departments establishment moratorium.
S.F. 2121 Robling Unofficial fiscal note data classification.
S.F. 1749 Benson Natural resources department (DNR) electronic licensing systems data classifications repeal.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1918 Chamberlain Energy forward pricing mechanisms for government agencies provisions modifications.
S.F. 2181 Rosen Renewable development account regulation.

 
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Gen Olson
03:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1531 Olson, G. Postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO) program expansion.

 
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol

SF 1943 will be the Environment and Natural Resources omnibus game and fish bill. A delete all amendment will be emailed by the end of the day Wednesday, March 7, 2012.

If you would like to testify, please email Mike Karbo at michael.karbo@senate.mn before the committee meeting begins.

Committee will continue until agenda is complete.

Agenda: 
S.F. 1560 Pederson Public waters conservation rate structure requirement elimination.
S.F. 2206 Carlson, J. Resolution memorializing the President and Congress to take actions to protect Minnesota's lakes, rivers and streams from threats due to invasive Asian carp.
S.F. 2264 Carlson, J. Clean water assistance grants and University of Minnesota aquatic invasive species cooperative research center appropriations.
S.F. 1943 Ingebrigtsen Game and fish provisions modifications.

 
4:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 8, 2012
***Revision 1: Room change***
Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Geoff Michel
04:30 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2082 Michel Solicitor definition for federal nexus and Internet sales tax purposes.
S.F. 1768 Skoe Jobs now tax credit; corporate franchise tax decrease; sales and use taxes retailer and solicitor presumption (NOTE: Committee will consider and hear testimony on Article 3, sales and use taxes, only).

 

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