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Monday, March 3, 2008

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Monday, March 3, 2008  
8:00 a.m.  
Monday, March 3, 2008
Committee on Finance
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Chair: Sen. Richard J. Cohen
8 a.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3295 Langseth Omnibus capital investments bonding and appropriations.
9:30 a.m. February Forecast Presentation
     
     Testimony:
     Tom Hanson, Finance Commissioner
     Tom Stinson, State Economist
     James Schowalter, Assistant Finance Commissioner, State Budget Director

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, March 3, 2008

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 3, 2008
State Government Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Don Betzold
12:30 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
Department of Administration overviews

 
Monday, March 3, 2008
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
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Chair: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary
12:30 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol

SF 2602 Wergin has been deleted
Agenda: 
S.F. 2329 Dibble Mourning dove hunting prohibition.
S.F. 2943 Olson, M. A. Star lakes and rivers designation.
S.F. 2800 Anderson Plastic bag recycling program.
S.F. 2451 Metzen Construction debris use as cover material prohibition.
S.F. 2404 Kubly Disabled veterans free lifetime state park permit issuance.
S.F. 3014 Sheran Deer hunting rifle ammunition restrictions modifications.
S.F. 3056 Frederickson Natural resources department administratives sites sales proceeds use and appropriation.

 
Monday, March 3, 2008
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
12:30 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3181 Lourey, T. Clarification for existing county based purchasing plans.
S.F. 3031 Lynch County based purchasing modification for Olmstead County.
S.F. 3241 Erickson Ropes County based purchasing.
S.F. 3299 Erickson Ropes County based Purchasing modification.
S.F. 3322 Prettner Solon Office of the Legislative Auditor bill.

 
Monday, March 3, 2008
Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs
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Chair: Sen. James P. Metzen
12:30 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol

**Items added to agenda**
Agenda: 
S.F. 3140 Sheran Boiler operations licensing procedures modification.
S.F. 2663 Kubly Plumbers license application time extension.
S.F. 2786 Scheid Restricted plumber licenses modifications.
S.F. 2926 Scheid Electrical, plumbing, water conditioning, boiler and high-pressure piping professions provisions modifications.
S.F. 2468 Tomassoni Minnesota Technology, Inc. name change to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc. and provisions modifications.
S.F. 3218 Bakk Workers compensation advisory council recommendations adoption.
S.F. 2999 Anderson Safe Cosmetics Act; dibutyl phthalate disclosure requirements.
S.F. 2688 Tomassoni Trucking industry employers unemployment compensation audits; independent contractor status general rule exception elimination.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 3, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Education
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Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
3 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2653 Betzold Conflict of Interest Exception for Certain School Contracts for Professional and Other Services.
S.F. 2754 Betzold School Background Checks.
S.F. 3151 Torres Ray Narrowing the Achievement Gap Plans.
S.F. 3250 Rummel Minnesota's Promise.
S.F. 3001 Wiger Minnesota Department of Education Technical and Policy Bill.

 
Monday, March 3, 2008
Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
3 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Approval of the Minutes
S.F. 457 Larson, D. Independent school district #271, Bloomington; single member election districts.
S.F. 2211 Pogemiller Legislative and congressional districting principles; redistricting commission.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 3, 2008
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
6 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3322 Prettner Solon State health care programs county based purchasing requirements and management provisions modification.
S.F. 2895 Lynch Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner bill.
S.F. 3122 Doll Health professional educational loan forgiveness program; expanding dental access.
S.F. 3299 Erickson Ropes State health care programs county based purchasing requirements modifications.
S.F. 3181 Lourey, T. State health care programs county based purchasing requirements modifications.
S.F. 3031 Lynch State health care programs county based purchasing plan in Olmsted, Winona, Houston, Fillmore and Mower counties requirements modifications; Olmsted county statement of costs appropriation.
S.F. 3241 Erickson Ropes State health care programs county based purchasing requirements modifications.

 

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