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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013  
8:15 a.m.  
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
***Revision 1: Room change***
Joint Meeting: E-12 Division; House Committee on Education Finance
Meeting Minutes     
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Chairs: Sen. Charles W. Wiger, Rep. Paul Marquart
8:15 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Bldg.

Please note location and time change. We will meet in State Office Building Room 200. This will be a joint meeting with the Senate Finance - E12 Division and the House Committee on Education Finance.
Agenda: 
Overview of Governor's education budget.
     Presenters:
     
     Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius
     Dr. Tom Melcher, MDE
     Kevin McHenry, MDE

 
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Health and Human Services Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
**UPDATED AGENDA**
     Review of Governor's Budget
     - Minnesota Department of Human Services
      - Commissioner Lucinda Jesson
      - Assistant Commissioner Scott Leitz, Health Care
      - Assistant Commissioner Loren Colman, Continuing Care
     
     Please note that the committee will take public testimony on items presented by DHS on January 30. If you would like to testify, please email stacie.weeks@senate.mn

 
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Tax Reform Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
09:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol

Remove SF 32:Gazelka
Remove SF 31:Anderson

Agenda: 
S.F. 12 Koenen Estate tax threshold modification.
S.F. 40 Gazelka Estate taxation federal exemption amount conformance.

 
12 Noon  
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Committee on Commerce
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Chair: Sen. James P. Metzen
12 Noon
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
Confirmation of Department of Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Elections
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Chair: Sen. Katie Sieben
12 Noon
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Campaign Finance Board overview.

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing
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Chair: Sen. Kathy Sheran
12 Noon
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
State Substance Abuse Strategy Presentation
Overview of Reform 2020

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
12 Noon
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Agency Overviews:
     
     1) MN Department of Employment & Economic Development
     2) MN Public Utilities Commission
     3) MN Department of Commerce

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Committee on Transportation and Public Safety
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. D. Scott Dibble
03:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Overview by the Metropolitan Council
Overview by the Counties Transit Improvement Board
Overview by the Suburban Transit Association
Overview of Greater Minnesota Transit
Overview of the Minnesota Council on Transportation Access

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development
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Chair: Sen. Dan Sparks
03:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
Department of Labor and Industry, Department Overview and Preview of
     Legislative Proposals
Department of Employment and Economic Development, Department Overview and
     Preview of Legislative Proposals

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Committee on State and Local Government
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Overview of OET - MN.IT Services by Commissioner Carolyn Parnell, State Chief Information Officer
Overview of the Board of the Arts by Sue Gens, Executive Director
Overview of the MN State Lottery by Ed Van Petten, Executive Director and Don Feeny, Research and Planning Director
Overview of the Gambling Control Board by Tom Barrett, Executive Director and Gary Danger, Compliance Officer

 

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