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Thursday, March 13, 2008

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Thursday, March 13, 2008  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Property Tax Division
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Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
8:30 a.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3579 Bakk St. Louis County levy within Morse-Fall Lake Township for first responder services.
S.F. 3639 Lourey, T. Delinquent property tax additional penalty imposition.
S.F. 2455 Metzen Cities local government aid (LGA) increase.
S.F. XXXX Olson, G. City of Excelsior LGA distribution modification.
S.F. 3566 Larson, D. Property tax economic development abatement maximum limitations modification.
S.F. 3207 Larson, D. Property tax sanctions petitioner information requirements.
Green Acres language update and discussion
Property Tax Article presentation
Department of Revenue report on 4-D Housing
S.F. 2277 Larson, D. Metropolitan airports commission property tax levy authority and new general obligation bonds issuance elimination.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Health and Human Services Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Linda Berglin
8:30 a.m.
Room 123 Capitol

NOTE: The Division will recess at 10:00 a.m. and reconvene at 6:00 p.m. All testimony which is not taken on Wednesday or Thursday will be carried over to next week.
Agenda: 
Public Testimony on Governor's Budget Recommendations.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
E-12 Education Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
8:30 a.m.
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3092 Rummel Minnesota learning resource center appropriation.
S.F. 3631 Stumpf Omnibus supplemental E-12 education appropriations.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Committee on Finance
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Chair: Sen. Richard J. Cohen
8:30 a.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2538 Kubly Nassau fire station construction grant appropriation.
S.F. 3564 Murphy Compressed natural gas special fuel excess tax transitional rate correction.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 13, 2008

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Linda Scheid
12:30 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol

ADDED: SF 3508 (Olson,M.)
Agenda: 
S.F. 3061 Skoe Petroleum tank release cleanup PVC piping homeowner reimbursement payment and retail and transport vehicles reimbursment repeal.
S.F. 3672 Skogen State fair liquor provisions technical corrections.
S.F. 2924 Tomassoni St. Louis county off-sale intoxicating liquor license.
S.F. 3484 Tomassoni Farm winery cognac and brandy manufacture authorization.
S.F. 3685 Tomassoni Boxing commission name change and provisions modifications.
S.F. 3280 Dibble Minneapolis on-sale intoxicating liquor license.
S.F. 3508 Olson, M. A. Motor vehicle insurance adjustments insurer prohibitions.
S.F. 3279 Sparks Fireworks explosives lawful limit increase.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 3: Time change***
Committee on Transportation
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Chair: Sen. Steve Murphy
12:30 p.m. or 30 Minutes After Session
Room 15 Capitol

Committee will recess at 3:00 pm and reconvene at 6:00 pm in room 112
Agenda: 
S.F. 3314 Bakk Motor carriers fuel license and decal fees proceeds reallocation requirement.
S.F. 3549 Stumpf Special canola hauling vehicle permits.
S.F. 2580 Prettner Solon Disaster response vehicles motor vehicle sales tax and fees exemption.
S.F. 3369 Saltzman Drivers manual and examination pupil transportation safety laws inclusion requirement.
S.F. 2007 Carlson Motor vehicle damage disclosure requirements modification.
S.F. 2990 Dahle Dan Patch commuter rail line planning and development prohibitions repeal.
S.F. 2462 Vickerman Rock and Nobles counties Buffalo Ridge regional railroad authority loan forgiveness agreement.
S.F. 3412 Erickson Ropes Medium speed electric vehicle definition and registration provisions.
S.F. 2502 Latz Metropolitan area transportation projects state funding prioritization requirement.
S.F. 2755 Dahle Public safety department deputy register of motor vehicles New Prague office move.
S.F. 3615 Carlson Motor vehicle taxes or fees dishonored check payment drivers license issuance prohibition.
S.F. 3402 Presented by Senator Dibble Otter Tail county highway right-of-way state rail bank transfer authorization.
S.F. 3572 Dibble Railroad Walkway Safety Act.
S.F. 3439 Presented by Senator Murphy Motor vehicle sales tax exemption for motor vehicles and motorcycles of members of the armed forces.
S.F. 2450 Sieben Newport trunk highway #61specific service sign installation.
S.F. 2642 Moua Safe at home program data practices provisions modification.
S.F. 2644 Moua Criminal offense surcharges, DWI license reinstatement fees, court fees and public defender copayment fee reductions.
S.F. 3458 Sieben Cottage Grove trunk highway #61 and Jamaica avenue interchange roundabout signs placement.
S.F. 2991 Murphy Transportation construction projects estimates disclosure requirements modifications; design build transportation project provisions modifications; technical review committee members compensation requirement.
S.F. 2987 Murphy Transportation contracts construction materials efficacy and safety standards requirements.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 2: Room change***
Higher Education Budget and Policy Division
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Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
12:30 p.m.
Room 118 Capitol

MEETING IN ROOM 118 RIGHT AFTER SESSION
Agenda: 
S.F. 2370 Wiger P-20 Partnership.
S.F. 3099 Berglin Health Care Reform.
S.F. 3485 Clark Clarifying MnSCU Board policy on credit requirements.
S.F. 2942 Pappas Higher Education Policy Bill.
S.F. 3623 Hann Modifying Data Disclosure Provisions.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Judiciary Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Leo T. Foley
12:30 p.m.
Room 125 Capitol

Overview of Governor's Budget Recommendations
Agenda: 
Judicial Branch
Board of Public Defense
Civil Legal Services

 
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 3: Agenda change***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
3 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol

Removed: SF 2828
Agenda: 
S.F. 3608 Moua Repeat sex offenders minimum presumptive executed sentence.
S.F. 3350 Moua Human services background study and review disqualification proceedings standard of evidence modifications.
S.F. 3441 Moua Domestic abuse advocates testimony restriction.
S.F. 833 Olson, M. A. Minnesota Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon
3 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2866 Prettner Solon Broadband service statewide inventory and mapping requirement.
S.F. 3520 Prettner Solon Wind energy easement provisions modification.
S.F. 3605 Prettner Solon Legislative energy commission establishment.
S.F. 2996 Rummel Biomass definition expansion for renewable energy objectives; metropolitan area water supply advisory committee expiration date extension.
S.F. 3528 Rummel Solar produced energy under renewable energy standard requirement.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Education
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
3 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3001 Wiger Education Policy Omnibus Bill.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Agriculture and Veterans
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Chair: Sen. Jim Vickerman
3 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol

Delete **S.F. 2520-Skoe:** Additions: **S.F. XXXX-Skoe: Bovine TB; S.F. XXXX-Skoe: Bovine TB; S.F. 3651-Dille: Somatic cell count in goat milk; S.F. 2055-Marty: Carcinogenic and endocrine disrupting pesticides registration and control.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3326 Lourey, T. Agricultural chemical incident payment of corrective action costs provisions modifications.
S.F. 3327 Lourey, T. Food handler and food sanitary provisions modifications.
S.F. 2983 Vickerman Pesticide and fertilizer registration, permit, license or certification applications revocation and suspension modifications.
S.F. 2520 Skoe Biodiesel minimum content mandate modification.
S.F. 2724 Vickerman Biodiesel fuel regulations modifications; B20 panel formation; petroleum inspection fee revenue dedication; cold weather biodiesel blending fuel terminals grants appropriation.
S.F. 3633 Vickerman Supplemental veterans, military affiars and board of animal health provisions and appropriations.
S.F. 3725 Skoe Bovine tuberculosis zone control provisions modification.
S.F. 3728 Skoe Bovine tuberculosis management zone restrictions and herd buyout appropriation.
S.F. 3651 Dille Goat milk somatic cell count limit modification.
S.F. 2055 Marty Carcinogenic and endocrine disrupting pesticides and nervous system toxin pesticides registration and control.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 3: Agenda change***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
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. 3182 Prettner Solon Marriage and family therapist duty to warn of patient violent behavior.
S.F. 2984 Ortman Mortgage foreclosure redemption and reinstatement provisions modifications.
S.F. 2930 Scheid Debt management services regulation modifications.
S.F. 3002 Scheid City donated public safety equipment civil liability immunity extension.
S.F. 3129 Moua Appellate court appointment modification.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Health and Human Services Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Linda Berglin
6 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol

NOTE: Limited testimony (1/2 hour) will be taken at this time only.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2895 Lynch Advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice establishment.
S.F. 3099 Berglin Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange; state health care programs affordability expansion; health improvement fund establishment; health care transformation commission creation; section 125 plans.

 
Thursday, March 13, 2008
***Revision 2: Meeting canceled***
Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Chair: Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon
6 p.m.
Room 318 Capitol
Agenda: 
Continuation of afternoon agenda.

 

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