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Friday, March 7, 2008

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Friday, March 7, 2008  
9:00 a.m.  
Friday, March 7, 2008
LCC Preparedness for Terrorism and Disasters Working Group
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9 a.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Overview of public health threats, preparation, preventative measures, and use of resources:
Dr. Michael Osterholm, director, Center for Infectious Disease Research, and policy associate director, National Center for Food Protection and Defense;
Aggie Leitheiser, director of emergency preparedness, Minnesota Department Health; and
Representative from Local Public Health Association - LPHA
Public Health Emergency Resources - Joan Willshire, executive director, Minnesota State Council on Disability, and Lillian McDonald, executive director, ECHO (Emergency and Community Health Outreach).

 
9:30 a.m.  
Friday, March 7, 2008
Committee on Judiciary
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
9:30 a.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2597 Saltzman Teachers background checks for prospective employees disciplinary actions inclusion requirements.
S.F. 3035 Moua Criminal records private employers use restriction.
S.F. 2644 Moua Criminal offense surcharges, DWI license reinstatement fees, court fees and public defender copayment fee reductions.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, March 7, 2008
Committee on Education
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
10 a.m.
Excel Energy Center - 175 Kellogg Blvd. West, St. Paul
Agenda: 
Minnesota State High School League Overview

 
10:30 a.m.  
Friday, March 7, 2008
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Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
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Chair: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary
10:30 a.m.
Room 318 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3076 Bakk Lake Vermillion state park establishment.
S.F. 2978 Saxhaug Campfire provisions modification.
S.F. 2648 Saxhaug State held conservation easements wetland bank credit.
S.F. 3339 Gimse Nonresident spear fishing from dark house authorization.
S.F. 3555 Rosen Watonwan county soil and water conservation district supervisor vacancies appointment.

 
12 Noon  
Friday, March 7, 2008
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Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
12 Noon
Room 123 Capitol

DELETE SF 3398 and SF3447
Agenda: 
S.F. 2818 Anderson Green Solutions Act of 2008; cap and trade program for greenhouse gas emissions.
S.F. 1297 Larson, D. Automatic voter registration of drivers license, permit and identification card applicants.
S.F. 2948 Larson, D. Firefighters final offer total package arbitration provision repeal.
S.F. 2929 Vickerman Local government units nonprofit organiztions grants authorization.
S.F. 3098 Lourey, T. Lawful gambling provisions modifications.
S.F. 3171 Lourey, T. Lawful gambling provisions modifications.
S.F. 3378 Lourey, T. County board and city council vacancies public hearing requirement.
S.F. 3364 Lourey, T. Deaf and hard-of-hearing people commission name change and duties modification.
S.F. 3120 Betzold Disputed data access clarification; closed meetings recording requirement.
S.F. 2804 Rest Schools environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products use requirement and task force creation.
S.F. 3180 Rest Fiscal note requests disclosure requirements and conclusions appeal process.
S.F. 3190 Rest Blood donation leave authorization.
S.F. 3202 Rest Employee relations department elimination and duties transfer.
S.F. 3203 Rest Horse racing medication regulations modifications.
S.F. 2533 Rest Gambling device definition clarification; gambling devices manufacture for use in other states provision repeal.
S.F. 2914 Rest Foreclosure data practices requirements; statewide foreclosure data collection and reporting system study.

 
12:30 p.m.  
Friday, March 7, 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. 3049 Berglin DHS Bill: Mental Health.
S.F. 3166 Torres Ray DHS Bill: Child Welfare and Child Support.
S.F. 3170 Torres Ray DHS Bill: MFIP, DWP and Child Care.
S.F. 3213 Higgins DHS Bill: Technical.
S.F. 3323 Higgins MDH Bill: Federally Qualified Health Center Subsidy Formula.
S.F. 3138 Lynch MDH Bill: Newborn Screening clarifications.
S.F. 3427 Hann MDH Bill: Health Occupation Program Housekeeping.
S.F. 3286 Doll MDH Bill: Office of Health Care Consumer Assistance, Advocacy and Information.
S.F. 3245 Lourey, T. MDH Bill: Administrative Simplifications Act.

 
1:00 p.m.  
Friday, March 7, 2008
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Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
1 p.m.
Room 118 Capitol

Anyone interested in testifying at the hearing should e-mail the Committee Administrator, Regina Garza.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3099 Berglin Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange; state health care programs affordability expansion; public health access fund establishment; tobacco impact fees increase; section 125 plan.
S.F. 1096 Kubly Civil actions for personal injury based on sexual abuse against a minor; statute of limitations modification.

 
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Friday, March 7, 2008
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Linda Scheid
Time to be announced
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3396 Anderson Minnesota Subprime Foreclosure Deferment Act of 2008.
S.F. 1858 Rummel Bisphenol-A and phthalates products prohibition for young children.
S.F. 651 Pappas Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) manufacture and sale restrictions.

 

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