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Sunday, May 9, 2010 - Saturday, May 15, 2010

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Sunday, May 9, 2010  
3:30 p.m.  
Sunday, May 9, 2010

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3275 

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Chairs: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson and Rep. Mary Murphy
03:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Anderson; Chaudhary; Frederickson; Saxhaug; Rummel - HOUSE: Murphy; Wagenius; Hansen; Morgan; Davids
Room 5 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3275 Anderson Omnibus environment, energy and natural resources policy and finance bill; outdoor heritage appropriations.

 
10:30 p.m.  
Sunday, May 9, 2010

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2614 

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Chairs: Sen. Linda Berglin and Rep. Thomas Huntley
10:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Berglin; Dille; Prettner Solon; Lourey; Sheran; Lynch - HOUSE: Huntley; Thissen; Hosch; Murphy; Abeler; Clark
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 2614 Berglin Omnibus health and human services bill.

 
Monday, May 10, 2010  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 10, 2010
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
Chair: Sen. John Marty
09:00 AM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Monday, May 10, 2010

The Senate will be in Session at 9 a.m.

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10:30 a.m.  
Monday, May 10, 2010
Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
10:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 2037 Cohen General fund dedicated revenues appropriations movement.
S.F. 2701 Bakk Individual income, corporate franchise, sales and use, property, petroleum, cigarette, tobacco, insurance, local taxes and tax-related provisions policy, technical, administrative and clarifying changes modifications.
S.F. 2696 Bakk Technical, administrative and clarifying changes to individual income, corporate franchise, estate, sales and use, gross receipts, cigarette, tobacco, insurance and property taxes, credits, payments, minerals, local government aid, job opportunity bu.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 10, 2010

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2933 

Chairs: Sen. Tony Lourey and Rep. Larry Hosch
11:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Lourey; Frederickson; Marty - HOUSE: Hosch; Abeler; Thissen
Room 229 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2933 Lourey Nursing facility level of care criteria, technical changes, home care services providers requirements, home care bill of rights, personal care assistants enrollment option, elderly waiver conversion.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 10, 2010

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2918 

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Chairs: Sen. Don Betzold and Rep. Mary Murphy
04:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Betzold; Dille; Higgins; Pappas; Lynch - HOUSE: Murphy; Smith; Nelson; Thissen; Kahn
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2918 Betzold Omnibus retirement bill.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Monday, May 10, 2010
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3106 

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Chairs: Sen. Steve Murphy and Rep. Karla Bigham
05:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Murphy; Rosen; Carlson; Doll; Moua - HOUSE: Bigham; Drazkowski; Hilstrom; Cornish; Norton
Room 318 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 3106 Murphy Driving while impaired (DWI), implied consent and ignition interlock device program provisions modifications.

 
Monday, May 10, 2010
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2624 

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Chairs: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson and Rep. Jean Wagenius
05:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Anderson; Frederickson; Vickerman - HOUSE: Wagenius; Howes; Rukavina
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 2624 Anderson Legislative-citizen commission on Minnesota resources (LCCMR) environment and natural resources appropriations.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Monday, May 10, 2010
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3275 

Chairs: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson and Rep. Mary Murphy
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Anderson; Chaudhary; Frederickson; Saxhaug; Rummel - HOUSE: Murphy; Wagenius; Hansen; Morgan; Davids
Room 107 Capitol

We will not be meeting tonight


Agenda: 
S.F. 3275 Anderson Omnibus environment, energy and natural resources policy and finance bill; outdoor heritage appropriations.

 
Tuesday, May 11, 2010  
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
***Revision 1: Room change***
Committee on Higher Education
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
12:30 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
University District Alliance report
HEFA confirmations

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
***Revision 1: Time and agenda change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard J. Cohen
03:00 PM
Room 318 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3398 Rest Campaign finance reporting provisions and independent disclosure provisions modification.
S.F. 3409 Cohen Cash flow forecast by Minnesota management and budget (MMB) commissioner to the governor and legislature requirement.
S.F. 2566 Cohen Executive branch unallotment authority modification.

 
4:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
***Revision 1: Meeting postponed***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3275 

Chairs: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson and Rep. Mary Murphy
04:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Anderson; Chaudhary; Frederickson; Saxhaug; Rummel - HOUSE: Murphy; Wagenius; Hansen; Morgan; Davids
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3275 Anderson Omnibus environment, energy and natural resources policy and finance bill; outdoor heritage appropriations.

 
7:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
***Revision 3: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3729 

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Chairs: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk and Rep. Ann Lenczewski
07:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Bakk; Moua; Rest; Senjem; Skoe - HOUSE: Lenczewski; Marquart; Koenen; Urdahl; Loeffler
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 3729 Bakk Omnibus tax bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3106 

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Chairs: Sen. Steve Murphy and Rep. Karla Bigham
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Murphy; Rosen; Carlson; Doll; Moua - HOUSE: Bigham; Drazkowski; Hilstrom; Cornish; Norton
Room 318 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 3106 Murphy Driving while impaired (DWI), implied consent and ignition interlock device program provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, May 11, 2010

 Conference Committee on H.F. 2614 

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Chairs: Sen. Linda Berglin and Rep. Thomas Huntley
Time to be announced
CONFEREES: SENATE: Berglin; Dille; Prettner Solon; Lourey; Sheran; Lynch - HOUSE: Huntley; Thissen; Hosch; Murphy; Abeler; Clark
Room 123 Capitol

The HHS Conference Committee will reconvene in 5 minutes (11:20pm).
Agenda: 
H.F. 2614 Berglin Omnibus health and human services bill.

 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010  
9:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3275 

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Chairs: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson and Rep. Mary Murphy
09:30 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Anderson; Chaudhary; Frederickson; Saxhaug; Rummel - HOUSE: Murphy; Wagenius; Hansen; Morgan; Davids
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3275 Anderson Omnibus environment, energy and natural resources policy and finance bill; outdoor heritage appropriations.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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

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2:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

 Conference Committee on S.F. 184 

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Chairs: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas and Rep. Tom Rukavina
02:30 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Pappas; Robling; Latz - HOUSE: Rukavina; McFarlane; Reinert
Room 123 Capitol

DISCUSSION ON SECTION 9 ONLY: regulation of state grant program insufficient appropriations provision (SF 184-R4)
Agenda: 
S.F. 184 Pappas Omnibus higher education policy bill.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
03:00 PM
Room 125 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.R. XXXX Pogemiller Closing Resolutions: -Relating to conduct of Senate business during the interim -Relating to notifying the Governor the Senate is about to adjourn sine die -Relating to notifying the House of Representatives the Senate is about to adjourn sine die - Relating to the delivery of bills to the Governor after adjournment.
S.R. 195 Pogemiller A Senate resolution relating to rules; applying certain provisions of permanent rule 7 to unofficial engrossments of House files; amending permanent rule 7.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3046 

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Chairs: Sen. Dan Sparks and Rep. Andy Welti
05:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Sparks; Senjem; Prettner Solon - HOUSE: Welti; Hilty; Demmer
Room 112 Capitol

At the call of the chair.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3046 Sparks Large solar energy electric generation demonstration conservation improvement project.

 
6:15 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3106 

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Chairs: Sen. Steve Murphy and Rep. Karla Bigham
06:15 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Murphy; Rosen; Carlson; Doll; Moua - HOUSE: Bigham; Drazkowski; Hilstrom; Cornish; Norton
Room 318 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 3106 Murphy Driving while impaired (DWI), implied consent and ignition interlock device program provisions modifications.

 
9:45 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
***Revision 4: High Priority***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 1905 

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Chairs: Sen. Linda Scheid and Rep. Diane Loeffler
09:45 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Scheid; Sparks; Koch - HOUSE: Loeffler; Davids; Fritz
Room 229 Capitol

*Tentative for 9:45 p.m. at the Call of the Chair*
Agenda: 
S.F. 1905 Scheid Small group market working group establishment.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3729 

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Chairs: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk and Rep. Ann Lenczewski
At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Bakk; Moua; Rest; Senjem; Skoe - HOUSE: Lenczewski; Marquart; Koenen; Urdahl; Loeffler
Room 15 Capitol

Meeting is adjourned.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3729 Bakk Omnibus tax bill.

 
Thursday, May 13, 2010  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, May 13, 2010

The Senate will be in Session at 1 p.m.

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8:00 p.m.  
Thursday, May 13, 2010
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3729 

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Chairs: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk and Rep. Ann Lenczewski
08:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Bakk; Moua; Rest; Senjem; Skoe - HOUSE: Lenczewski; Marquart; Koenen; Urdahl; Loeffler
Room 15 Capitol

Postponed to 8:00 PM.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3729 Bakk Omnibus tax bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Thursday, May 13, 2010
***Revision 2: Room change***
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Committees
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
At the Call of the Chair
Room 237 Capitol

At the Call of the Chair
Agenda: 
Appointments to various task forces, commissions, committees, etc.

 
Friday, May 14, 2010  
11:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 14, 2010
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2725 

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Chairs: Sen. Mee Moua and Rep. Michael Paymar
11:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Moua; Torres Ray; Chaudhary; Dibble; Koering - HOUSE: Paymar; Lesch; Champion; Hilstrom; Holberg
Room 107 Capitol

Notice 2: Conference committee to reconvene at 4:45 PM.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2725 Moua Gang and drug oversight council name change to violent crime oversight council; multijurisdictional gang and drug task forces certification process; criminal gang investigative data systems; intrastate data classification; criminal gang investigative and evidence databases establishment; cell phone tracking devices acquisition and use restrictions.

 
12 Noon  
Friday, May 14, 2010

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

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4:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 14, 2010
***Revision 1: Room change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2839 

Chairs: Sen. Linda Scheid and Rep. Joe Atkins
04:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Scheid; Michel; Pappas - HOUSE: Atkins; Hoppe; Lillie
Room 318 Capitol

ROOM CHANGED TO 318
Agenda: 
S.F. 2839 Scheid Commerce and insurance provisions modifications; securities regulations; real estate broker, salespersons and closing agents modifications; real estate appraiser advisory board modifications; workers compensation self-insurers provisions modifications.

 
9:00 p.m.  
Friday, May 14, 2010
***Revision 3: Time change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3729 

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Chairs: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk and Rep. Ann Lenczewski
09:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Bakk; Moua; Rest; Senjem; Skoe - HOUSE: Lenczewski; Marquart; Koenen; Urdahl; Loeffler
Room 15 Capitol

The committee is in recess until 9:00 PM.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3729 Bakk Omnibus tax bill.

 
At the Call of the Chair  
Friday, May 14, 2010
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
At the Call of the Chair
Room 237 Capitol

Meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled for Saturday 5/15
Agenda: 
S.R. 198 Pogemiller A Senate resolution relating to rules; providing for debate on conference committee reports; amending permanent rule 36.
S.F. 3323 Moua Revisor's bill.
Interim Travel Memo

 
Saturday, May 15, 2010  
10:00 a.m.  
Saturday, May 15, 2010
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2634 

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Chairs: Sen. Mee Moua and Rep. Joe Mullery
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Moua; Latz; Higgins - HOUSE: Mullery; Cornish; Hilstrom
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2634 Moua Forfeiture of seized property procedure modification.

 
Saturday, May 15, 2010

 Conference Committee on H.F. 3729 

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Chairs: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk and Rep. Ann Lenczewski
10:00 AM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Bakk; Moua; Rest; Senjem; Skoe - HOUSE: Lenczewski; Marquart; Koenen; Urdahl; Loeffler
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
H.F. 3729 Bakk Omnibus tax bill.

 
11:45 a.m.  
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
11:45 AM
Room 237 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.R. 198 Pogemiller A Senate resolution relating to rules; providing for debate on conference committee reports; amending permanent rule 36.
Interim Travel Memo
S.F. 3323 Moua Revisor's bill.

 
12 Noon  
Saturday, May 15, 2010

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

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3:30 p.m.  
Saturday, May 15, 2010
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard J. Cohen
03:30 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3222 Langseth University of Minnesota and Minnesota state colleges and universities (MnSCU) higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation.

 
8:00 p.m.  
Saturday, May 15, 2010
***Revision 1: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 2900 
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Chairs: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary and Rep. David Dill
08:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chaudhary; Skogen; Ingebrigtsen - HOUSE: Dill; Persell; Cornish
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2900 Chaudhary Omnibus natural resources policy bill.

 
Saturday, May 15, 2010
***Revision 2: Time change***

 Conference Committee on S.F. 3134 

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Chairs: Sen. Don Betzold and Rep. Phyllis Kahn
08:00 PM
CONFEREES: SENATE: Betzold; Kubly; Rest; Robling; Olseen - HOUSE: Kahn; Smith; Simon; Kalin; Winkler
Room 118 Capitol

The Conference Committee will reconvene at 8:00 p.m.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3134 Betzold Omnibus state government operations policy bill.

 

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