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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
E-12 Division
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Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
S.F. 120 Skoe Independent school district #38, Red Lake; facilities renovation bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 146 Hayden School lunch aid program provisions modification and appropriation.
S.F. 38 Hoffman, J. Reduced-price school lunch meals state reimbursement increase and appropriation.
S.F. 297 Lourey Independent school districts #239, Rushford-Peterson and #97, Moose Lake; school facilities construction bond issue and appropriations.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Health and Human Services Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Overview of the "Steering Committee on Performance and Outcome Reforms: A Report to the Governor and the Health and Human Services Legislative Committees"
     - Ramsey County Commissioner Toni Carter
     - DHS Chief Financial and Operating Officer Chuck Johnson

9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Tax Reform Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
09:00 AM
Room 15 Capitol
S.F. 592 Newman Glencoe tax increment financing (TIF) district extension authorization.
S.F. 610 Hoffman, J. Tax increment financing (TIF) districts four-year rule time limits extension.
S.F. 202 Dahms Canby tax increment financing (TIF) district creation.
S.F. 669 Rest Tax increment financing temporary authority extension and qualified border retail facilities elimination.
S.F. 670 Rest Tax increment financing five-year rule extension.

12 Noon  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
***Revision 3: High Priority***
Committee on Environment and Energy
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
12 Noon
Room 15 Capitol

Please note that the room has changed. Additional seating will be provided in room 107 of the Capitol if the main hearing room reaches capacity.
S.F. 786 Schmit Southeastern Minnesota silica sand mining joint powers board authorization; requiring a generic environmental impact statement report; modifying environmental review.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
12 Noon
Room 112 Capitol

Senator Petersen (excused)
S.F. 410 Clausen Adult high school diploma requirements standardized and advisory task force establishment.
S.F. 419 Clausen School district compensatory revenue use for early education efforts and parental outreach authorization.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
12 Noon
Room 123 Capitol
S.F. 17 Marty Resolution requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment and, if Congress does not propose an amendment, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying the rights protected under the Constitution.
S.F. 211 Dibble Public employees unauthorized access to data enhanced penalties and reporting requirements.
S.F. 385 Dibble Automated license plate readers data classification.
S.F. 210 has been REMOVED from the agenda at the author's request.

3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
State Departments and Veterans Division
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Chair: Sen. Tom Saxhaug
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Overview of Governor's Budget Recommendations for:
     Department of Administration
Presentations by:
     Arts Board
     Public Television

5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
5:30 p.m.
Room 112 State Capitol
SF 279 (Sieben); HF 347 (Kahn): MSRS-General; Service credit purchase and Rule of 90 eligibility for certain MSRS-General member.
SF 280 (Pappas); HF 345 (Nelson): MSRS-General; Retirement coverage for MAPE employees.
SF xxxx; HF 346 (Hortman): TRA; Service credit for voluntary layoff and extended leave of absence; certain Anoka-Hennepin school district teacher.
SF 594 (Dahle); HF 705 (Bly): PERA-General; Service credit purchase for period of unreported Northfield Transit Division employment.
SF 573 (Eaton); HF 420 (Hilstrom): Survivor designation termination allowed in public pension plans.
SF 274 (Pappas); HF 340 (Nelson): PERA-SVF; Extend length of time for municipal action on the election of transfer to Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Retirement Plan coverage.
SF 96 (Chamberlain); HF 156 (Dean, M.): White Bear Lake Volunteer Firefighter Relief Association; Authorize payment of retired member death benefits from the special fund.
SF xxxx; HF xxxx (13-1824): State Auditor's Volunteer Fire Working Group bill.
To testify, please contact Commission Assistant Lisa Diesslin at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn (651-296-2750)
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6:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Environment and Energy - Subcommittee on Fish and Wildlife
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Matt Schmit
06:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol
DNR agency overview
S.F. 796 Schmit Miscellaneous natural resources department (DNR) provisions modification.

6:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Joint Meeting: Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development; House Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy
Meeting Minutes     
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Chairs: Sen. Terri E. Bonoff, Rep. Gene Pelowski Jr.
6:30 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Bldg.
Adoption of the joint committee rules
Report of the Regent Candidate Advisory Council
     David Fisher, Vice-Chair
     Harriett Porter, Vice-Chair
Report from the 5th Congressional District Legislative Delegation
     Representative Lyndon Carlson
5th Congressional District Interviews and Recommendation
     Ertugral Tuzcu, Dennis Nguyen, Peggy Lucas
At Large Interviews and Recommendations
     Linda Cohen, Dean Johnson, Kelly Smith
Student At-Large Interviews and Recommendation
     Drew Coveyou, Abdul Omari, Christopher Tastad


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