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Monday, March 8, 2010

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Monday, March 8, 2010  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, March 8, 2010
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard J. Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
2010 Supplemental Budget
     
     The following articles will be discussed:
     Higher Education
     Judiciary
     Agriculture and Veterans
     Environment, Energy and Natural Resources

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, March 8, 2010

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 8, 2010
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary
12:30 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
DNR History of Mining - Process/Regulation/Environmental Review
PolyMet Presentation on NorthMet Project

 
Monday, March 8, 2010
***Revision 3: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
12:30 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2700 Prettner Solon Health care participating provider agreements regulation.
S.F. 2986 Erickson Ropes Prepaid health plan accounting and auditing.
S.F. 2867 Sheran Firefighters and volunteer ambulance attendants MinnesotaCare coverage purchase authorization.
S.F. 2908 Doll State-county results, accountability and service delivery reform act modifications.

 
Monday, March 8, 2010
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
State Government Budget Division

Chair: Sen. Don Betzold
12:30 PM
Room 112 Capitol

Agenda will be moved to Wednesday.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2386 Metzen Labor agreements and compensation plans ratification.
S.F. 2750 Bonoff Constitutional amendment for public debt to be incurred for public information technology systems, licenses and infrastructure.
S.F. 2506 Bonoff Capital project funding report on jobs created or retained.

 
Monday, March 8, 2010
Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs
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Chair: Sen. James P. Metzen
12:30 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2844 Skoe Elevator definition, permit, fee and inspection requirements modifications.
S.F. 2928 Saltzman Construction codes and licensing provisions modifications.
S.F. 2310 Saltzman Wisconsin and Minnesota small business start-up law comparison study.
S.F. 3014 Saltzman Minnesota Science and Technology Authority Act.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 8, 2010
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol

ADD SF 2590 and SF 2286
Agenda: 
S.F. 2590 Scheid Securities lending agreements and holding of municipal funds provisions modifications.
S.F. 2941 Saltzman 4-H funding procedure modification; county and state fair surcharges authorization; University of Minnesota extension service policy modification for 4-H programs support.
S.F. 2752 Saltzman Lower St. Croix River area land use modifications.
S.F. 2555 Senjem Volunteer protections for entities assisting a local jurisdiction during an emergency or disaster.
S.F. 1605 Dibble Municipal comprehensive plan affordable housing development amendment adoption requirement.
S.F. 2286 Olseen State building projects nonhazardous construction and demolition waste recycling requirement.
S.F. 2226 Rummel Threats of reprisal against potential political candidates prohibition.
S.F. 1818 Berglin Tenant campaign material posting in residential window authority.
S.F. 834 Pappas Municipal precinct and ward boundaries procedures and requirements modification.
S.F. 2888 Gerlach Elections provisions modifications; authorized proofs of residence modification; vouching for certain voters on election date elimination; provisional ballots for unregistered voters authorization.

 
Monday, March 8, 2010
Economic Development and Housing Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2568 Bakk Jobs bill.
S.F. 2988 Higgins Veteran-owned small business loan program.
S.F. 2510 Sparks Labor and industry licensing and fee modifications.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 8, 2010
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary
06:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
DNR History of Mining - Process/Regulation/Environmental Review
PolyMet Presentation on NorthMet Project
Review of Draft EIS by DNR
Comments on the EIS
Public Comments

 
Monday, March 8, 2010
***Revision 6: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
06:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2935 Lourey Human services department (DHS) licensing provisions modifications; background study requirements, disqualifications and data classifications provisions modification.
S.F. 2639 Lourey Services to persons with disabilities modifications.
S.F. 2700 Prettner Solon Health care participating provider agreements regulation.
S.F. 2972 Prettner Solon Medical assistance (MA) coverage of medication (prescription) services via two-way interactive video.
S.F. 2763 Prettner Solon Domestic partner health record access by surviving domestic partners authorization; domestic partner inclusion in major medical and health care decisions authorization.
S.F. 3095 Doll Health insurance rate increase public hearing requirement.

 

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