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Monday, March 23, 2009

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Monday, March 23, 2009  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Rules and Administration

Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
09:00 AM
Room 125 Capitol

Meeting postponed-waiting for SF 1544 (Rest) fiscal note/Finance Committee to pass bill to Rules Committee
Agenda: 
S.F. 185 Torres Ray Legislative coordinating commission (LCC) ethnic heritage and cultural diversity authority expiration extension.
S.F. 3 Berglin State mandates elimination.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Committees

Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
10:30 AM
Room 125 Capitol

The Subcommittee on Committees will meet immediately following the adjournment of the full Rules Committee
Agenda: 
Appointments to commissions, task forces, etc.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009
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. 9 Lourey Minnesota Health Security Act.
S.F. 207 Berglin MinnesotaCare eligibility expansion and waiver of maintenance of effort requirement repeal.
S.F. 347 Bonoff MinnesotaCare temporary eligibility for unemployed persons.

 
Monday, March 23, 2009
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
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Chair: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary
12:30 PM
Room 107 Capitol

This meeting will continue at 6:30 p.m. More bills may be added
Agenda: 
S.F. 924 Anderson University of Minnesota comprehensive statewide sustainable water resources detailed framework project.
S.F. 1123 Skogen Private land sales for trespass issues resolution; state park additions and deletions; public and private sales of surplus state land.
S.F. 1225 Chaudhary Bow and gun case requirements removal.
S.F. 1314 Koering Camp Ripley buffer easements department of natural resources (DNR) acquisition.
S.F. 1486 Higgins Electronic products recycling manufacturer and retailer responsibilities modifications.
S.F. 1564 Olseen Parks and trails legacy grant program for local governments establishment.
S.F. 1624 Dibble Hennepin county solid and hazardous waste funding use expansion.
S.F. 1629 Chaudhary Wellhead protection areas reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) reserve program eligible.
S.F. 1657 Olson, M. State environment and natural resources agencies and departments reorganization, consolidation and restructure; environment and natural resources organization advisory committee establishment and task force.

 
Monday, March 23, 2009
State Government Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Don Betzold
12:30 PM or 30 Minutes After Session
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1016 Murphy Minnesota First bonds sale authorization.
S.F. 1298 Gimse Finance department and employees relations department name change to Minnesota Management and Budget.
S.F. 713 Robling State employee suggestion system for cost-savings to the state award program.
S.F. 334 Prettner Solon State employee veterans with service-related disabilities additional sick leave provision.
S.F. 1192 Betzold Campaign finance and public disclosure board appropriation.

 
Monday, March 23, 2009
Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs
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Chair: Sen. James P. Metzen
12:30 PM
Room 123 Capitol

SF1808 - For discussion only
Agenda: 
S.F. 1513 Torres Ray Highway construction mitigation grant program establishment.
S.F. 122 Dibble Cocoa bean shell mulch retail sellers warning sign posting requirement.
S.F. 1232 Anderson Green job zones businesses tax incentives and regulations.
S.F. 1062 Rosen Green job opportunity building zones (green JOBZ) and tax incentives; small business investment company job growth investment tax credits; public utilities biomethane energy.
S.F. 1454 Saltzman Shared work plan establishment.
S.F. 1143 Murphy Unemployment insurance benefits eligibility during voluntary leave.
S.F. 1808 Saltzman Minimum wage for tipped employees regulation.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009
Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Approval of the Minutes
S.F. 1230 Clark Office of strategic and long-range planning independence, state planning officer, office of geographic and demographic analysis transfer and appropriation.
S.F. 1459 Bonoff State cooperative purchasing contract use by local governments requirement.
S.F. 79 Tomassoni Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District establishment.
S.F. 278 Rest United States senate or representative in congress and state legislature vacancy election procedures modifications.
S.F. 745 Rest Election vacancies in nomination provisions modifications.
S.F. 658 Sieben Election day polling place challenger requirements modifications.
S.F. 801 Sieben Election ballot and voting system updates.
S.F. 853 Sieben Absentee voting without excuse authority.

 
Monday, March 23, 2009
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Budget Division - Subcommittee on Clean Water Legacy
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Chair: Sen. Sandy Rummel
03:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

* ADDED S.F. 1275 *
Agenda: 
S.F. 880 Stumpf Red River of the North river watch program appropriation.
S.F. 1249 Gimse Green lake water quality pilot program appropriation.
S.F. 1275 Anderson Beneficial reuse of wastewater grant program appropriation.

 
Monday, March 23, 2009
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Economic Development and Housing Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol

NOTE: SF 1127 removed
Agenda: 
S.F. 89 Kelash Unemployment compensation definitions modification.
S.F. 792 Metzen Twin Cities RISE! job training programs appropriation.
S.F. 1115 Cohen St. Paul RiverCentre loan forgiveness and Minnesota event district expansion phase I bond issue authorization.
S.F. 1133 Skogen Perham Northern Connections workforce appropriation.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009
Public Safety Budget Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Linda Higgins
04:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol

Please note the 4pm start time
Agenda: 
Budget Discussion with the Department of Corrections and Department
     of Public Safety

 
5:30 p.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
05:30 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 675 Kubly Ambulance emergency medical services technical changes.
S.F. 1359 Rest DHS Human service authority act.
S.F. 723 Lynch Nonemergency medical transportation services modifications.
S.F. 224 Sheran Nonemergency Medical Transportation Reimbursement Reform Act.
S.F. 1343 Berglin Hennepin county special transportation services pilot project establishment.
S.F. 1217 Higgins Emergency medical transport provisions modifications.
S.F. 1479 Doll Electronic prescription drug program modifications.
S.F. 1229 Prettner Solon Personal care assistance services modifications and human services training and guidelines requirement.
S.F. 1504 Berglin DHS mental health policy provisions.
S.F. 1566 Berglin DHS healthcare policy provisions.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Monday, March 23, 2009
***Revision 1: Meeting postponed***
Judiciary - Subcommittee on Data Practices

Chair: Sen. Mary A. Olson
06:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 

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