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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Health and Human Services Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Linda Berglin
8:30 a.m.
Room 123 Capitol

NOTE: We will be taking public testimony on the Governor's Budget Recs. on Thursday, 3/13/08. If you are interested in testifying, please email name, title, organization and contact info. to shannon.anderson@senate.mn by 10:00 a.m., Wed. 3/12/08.
Agenda: 
Governor's Budget Recommendations.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
E-12 Education Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
8:30 a.m.
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3355 Rest School district referendum election flexibility authorization.
S.F. 2834 Rosen School districts lease levy authority increase.
S.F. 3204 Scheid School districts integration revenue modification; statutory operating debt levy authority.
S.F. 3420 Lynch Kindergarten students K-12 school milk program reimbursement increase.
S.F. 2149 Stumpf School districts capital facilities bond repayment extension.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Taxes
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Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
8:30 a.m.
Room 15 Capitol

S.F. 3470 replaced with S.F. 3099
Agenda: 
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.
S.F. 2841 Clark Property tax exemption for public charity institutions clarification.
S.F. 3390 Prettner Solon Duluth tax increment financing districts time extension.
S.F. 3534 Dibble Minneapolis housing replacement district provisions modification and tax increment use modification.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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

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12:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
***Revision 2: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
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Chair: Sen. Linda Scheid
12:30 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol

Removed From Agenda: SF 799 (Higgins) SF 3063 (Scheid) & SF 3642(Scheid).
Agenda: 
S.F. 3082 Olseen Motor vehicles damage disclosure requirements modifications.
S.F. 3302 Latz Consumer complaint database.
S.F. 3214 Higgins Minnesota residential mortgage originator and servicer licensing act modifications.
S.F. 1362 Marty Mental health services insurance requirement.
S.F. 3467 Scheid Miscellaneous commerce provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Committee on Transportation
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Chair: Sen. Steve Murphy
12:30 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2761 Kubly Snow removal standards on trunk highways provisions modifications.
S.F. 2539 Dibble Senior citizens identification cards fee elimination.
S.F. 1008 Fischbach Cities and counties traffic regulations violators administrative penalties imposition authority.
S.F. 2695 Olseen Transit implementation plan; ADA paratransit ridership needs assessment; annual transit report.
S.F. 2644 Moua Criminal offense surcharges, DWI license reinstatement fees, court fees and public defender copayment fee reductions.
S.F. 3669 Torres Ray Transportation construction impacts mitigation effects on small businesses report.
S.F. 3224 Dibble Nonmotorized transportation advisory committee.
S.F. 3027 Moua Trunk highway bridge warning signs posting requirement.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Joint Meeting: Higher Education Budget and Policy Division and House Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee
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Chairs: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas and Rep. Rukavina
12:30 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

adjourning at 2:00 pm
Agenda: 
Steven Claypatch and other IBEW representatives
Dr. Mark David Milliron - the human side of technology change

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. Ellen R. Anderson
12:30 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
Governor's budget recommendations

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Committee on Judiciary
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
3 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol

Removed: SF 3166
Agenda: 
S.F. 2533 Rest Gambling device definition clarification; gambling devices manufacture for use in other states provision repeal.
S.F. 3377 Wergin Furniture safety act repeal.
S.F. 3138 Lynch Genetic information government entities handling for newborn screening.
S.F. 3342 Foley E-charging service and fingerprinting requirement.
S.F. 3130 Moua Miscellaneous corrections department technical corrections and modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
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Chair: Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon
3 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3160 Kubly Community based energy development project owner powers.
S.F. 2657 Skogen Income tax credit for small wind power generator installations.
S.F. 1948 Carlson Resolution for governor to take action to prepare to meet the challenges of peak oil.
S.F. 3341 Jungbauer Business Energy Accountability Act of 2008.
S.F. 3546 Jungbauer Property tax exemption for proposed electric generation peaking plant personal property.
S.F. 3539 Anderson Economic development policy conformance with environmental policy.
S.F. 3540 Anderson Green economy transformation task force.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Agriculture and Veterans
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Chair: Sen. Jim Vickerman
3 p.m.
Room 107 Capitol

**Add S.F. 3633-Vickerman: Agriculture, Veterans, Military Affairs Policy and Budget.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2632 Skogen Vietnam veterans day designation.
S.F. 3443 Koering Korean War Veterans Day designation.
S.F. 3006 Torres Ray Mexican American veterans memorial plaque capitol grounds placement.
S.F. 3450 Prettner Solon Veterans cemeteries provisions modifications.
S.F. 3055 Koch Military reservist economic injury loan program.
S.F. 2750 Kubly World War II armed forces commemorative medallions distribution appropriation.
S.F. 3277 Erickson Ropes Wound prevention and care formulary demonstration project.
S.F. 3264 Vickerman Veterans paramedic apprenticeship program grant appropriation.

 
3:15 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
***Revision 1: Time change***
Committee on Rules and Administration
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Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
3:15 p.m.
Room 125 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 3099 Berglin health care transformation commission provision.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes     
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Chair: Sen. Linda Scheid
6 p.m.
Room 112 Capitol

Removed From Agenda: SF 1922 (Skoe)
Agenda: 
S.F. 2838 Higgins Consumer small loan lender charges modifications.
S.F. 3197 Pappas Consumer small loans regulation and modification.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Committee on Judiciary
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
6 p.m.
Room 15 Capitol

Please contact the Committee Administrator, Regina Garza, at regina.garza@senate.mn if you would like to testify on the scheduled bills.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2822 Clark First party good faith insurance practices regulation.
S.F. 3116 Scheid Consumer complaint resolution procedure establishment for insurance claims.

 
Tuesday, March 11, 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.

 
6:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
***Revision 3: Agenda change***
Committee on Transportation
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Chair: Sen. Jim Carlson
6:30 p.m.
Room 123 Capitol

Bills not heard at 12:30 added to agenda. SF 3669 removed from agenda.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2644 Moua Criminal offense surcharges, DWI license reinstatement fees, court fees and public defender copayment fee reductions.
S.F. 3224 Dibble Nonmotorized transportation advisory committee.
S.F. 3027 Moua Trunk highway bridge warning signs posting requirement.
S.F. 3564 Murphy Compressed natural gas special fuel excess tax transitional rate correction.
S.F. 3502 Skoe Implement of husbandry provisions modifications.
S.F. 3419 Larson, D. State hospitals, institutions and county social services agencies motor vehicle registration tax and fees exemption and motor vehicle license plate display requirements modification.
S.F. 3535 Olseen Office of pupil transportation safety.
S.F. 2988 Olseen School bus drivers type III licensing qualifications.
S.F. 3561 Olseen School bus definition and drivers license requirements modification.
S.F. 3383 Olseen USDOT carrier number requirement and use provisions modification.
S.F. 2938 Doll Wheelage tax exemption for two wheel motorized vehicles.
S.F. 3545 Jungbauer Road construction insurance standards consideration; motor vehicle registration reclassification provisions; complete streets policy study.

 

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