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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Committee on Taxes
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Julianne E. Ortman
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1646 Ortman Bloomington TIF time limit extension.
S.F. 2068 Senjem Bloomington TIF time limit extension Bloomington Central Station.
S.F. 1878 Bakk Cook-Orr Hospital District tax levy.
S.F. 1961 Eaton Brooklyn Park TIF special rules authority.
S.F. 1896 Limmer Maple Grove TIF.
S.F. 2149 Dahms Canby allowing special TIF.

 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Committee on Finance
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Chair: Sen. Claire A. Robling
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2084 Limmer Corrections department (DOC) report on performance measures and targets elimination; fugitive apprehension unit search warrant application authorization; challenge incarceration program inmate selection process modification; crime victim notification.
S.F. 1960 Gimse Freight railroad operation study and report requirement.
S.F. 1678 Hall Public defenders provisions modifications; financial responsibilities outline for children in need of protection services (CHIPS) cases.
S.F. 1843 DeKruif State park and recreation area appropriation and operation continuation when biennial appropriations have not been enacted.
S.F. 230 Gerlach Nurse Licensure Compact.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Geoff Michel
10:00 AM
Room 107 Capitol

Committee will go from 10:00AM-12:45PM

We will start hearing testimony on SF 827 at 11:45AM
Agenda: 
S.F. 2290 Lillie Angel investment tax credit provisions modification and data practices exemption addition.
S.F. 1774 Michel Minnesota business investment company credit establishment; small business investment credit provisions modifications.
S.F. 2283 Pederson University Enterprise Laboratories expansion bond issue and appropriation.
S.F. 1999 Rosen Minnesota science and technology authority appropriation.
S.F. 2390 Chamberlain Technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer program establishment.
S.F. 2355 Nelson Small business investment credit provisions modification.
S.F. 827 Dahms Prevailing hours of labor requirements modification.

 
10:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
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Chair: Sen. Chris Gerlach
10:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2035 Hann Insurance agents to facilitate enrollment in a health plan regulations expansion.
S.F. 2139 Hann Health maintenance organizations (HMO) regulatory authority shift from the commissioner of health to the commissioner of commerce.
S.F. 2255 Gerlach Health plans receiving government subsidies prohibition; health benefits intermediaries regulation.

 
12 Noon  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The Senate will be in Session at 12 Noon

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1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Warren Limmer
01:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

Judiciary will take up HF 1829 at 5 pm in room 318.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1921 Robling Abortion clinic, health center, or facility licensure requirements, fee and deposit requirements.
S.F. 1509 Ingebrigtsen Minnesota Ski Safety Act.
H.F. 1829 Ingebrigtsen County attorneys and assistant county attorneys firearm carry authorization.

 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Committee on Transportation
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Joe Gimse
01:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol

S.F. 2321 will be the vehicle for Omnibus Transportation Policy bill #2. The Committee will walk-through the bill, no action will be taken. The Committee will recess at 2:45pm and reconvene in Room 112 at 4:30pm. The author's delete-all amendment will be posted on Monday, March 12th under the Select Committee Amendments link that can be found at the Minnsota Senate website (www.senate.mn). Those wishing to testify, please contact Patrick Murray at patrick.murray@senate.mn.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1063 Senjem Highway #14 designation as Black and Yellow Trail.
S.F. 2243 Pederson Public-private partnership pilot program and regulations for transportation contracts.
S.F. 2230 Hall St. Paul I-35E speed limit designation.
S.F. 2273 Howe Junked vehicles eligible buyers expansion.
S.F. 1226 DeKruif Start Seeing Motorcycles special license plates establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 2251 Dibble State patrol escort services contract service rates adjustment.
S.F. 1147 Gimse Transportation projects construction manager/general contractor contracts authority.
S.F. 2321 Gimse Metro Transit service fares increase requirement.

 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies
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Chair: Sen. Doug Magnus
01:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2258 Magnus Food law enforcement provisions and miscellaneous agriculture provisions modifications.
S.F. 2061 Magnus Agriculture provisions modifications; dairy research, teaching, and consumer education authority establishment.
S.F. 396 Koch Horses as livestock agricultural classification modification.
S.F. 2339 Magnus Feedlot permit requirements modifications.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 261/H.F.203 Senjem Regulatory reform; legislative approval required prior to certain rules taking effect.
S.F. 2336 Skoe Indian tribe utilities joint venture authority expansion authorization.
S.F. 1758 Bakk Utility disconnection notice requirements expansion and utility payment modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Gen Olson
03:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

More bills likely to be added to the agenda.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2107 Bonoff Parent-child home programs early childhood education scholarships grants appropriation.
H.F. 2376 Gazelka Food service equipment purchased from food service fund approval process simplification.
S.F. 2088 Hann Probationary teachers contract nonrenewal notification requirement date change.
S.F. 2113 Hann Charter school authorizer provisions modifications.

 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
***Revision 1: Agenda change***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Dan D. Hall
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol

The Legacy Omnibus bill and Hunting and Fishing fee committee bill will be available by 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2012.

If you would like to testify, please email Mike Karbo at michael.karbo@senate.mn before the committee meeting begins.

Committee will continue until agenda is complete.

Agenda: 
Legacy Omnibus Committee Bill
Hunting and Fishing License Fee Committee Bill
S.F. 1749 Benson Natural resources department (DNR) electronic licensing systems data classifications repeal.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Morrie Lanning
5:00 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Final review and final action on the 2012 Omnibus Retirement Bill.

Delete-all amendment H2199-32A, a summary of the delete-all, and Amendment Packet #3 are available on the Commission website. Click on the link below to access these documents.
For more agenda information, click here

 
5:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
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Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Chris Gerlach
05:30 PM
Room 123 Capitol

This will be the omnibus liquor day. We will hear all bills related to liquor this day. We will take testimony on the bills and they will then be laid over for inclusion in the omnibus liquor bill.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1784 Langseth Moorhead Bluestem Center for the Arts on-sale liquor license authorization.
S.F. 1273 Senjem Municipal off-sale liquor license restrictions repeal.
S.F. 2374 Rosen Out-of-state small craft brewers alcohol license requirements exemption.
S.F. 2152 Benson Farm winery dram shop insurance requirements exemption clarification.
S.F. 2408 Higgins Minneapolis relocation of an existing off-sale liquor license authorization.
S.F. 2410 Latz Off-sale liquor licensee monthly educational tasting events hosting authority.
S.F. 1089 Limmer Distilled spirits primary source law establishment.
S.F. 2199 Howe Wine festivals limited off-sales by the bottle authorization.
S.F. 2198 Howe Bulk wine purchase and use permission.
S.F. 2337 Hall Wine educators licensure establishment.
S.F. 2186 Gerlach Licensed liquor retailers temporary authority to purchase alcohol without a buyers card.
S.F. 2047 Pappas Liquor consumption by persons 21 years of age and younger authorization.

 
6:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
***Revision 2: Time change***
Committee on Health and Human Services
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. David W. Hann
06:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

The Committee will reconvene at 6:00pm to finish agenda items 1, 2, and 4-11.

If you would like to testify, please contact Brad Biers at (651)296-4151 or brad.biers@senate.mn
Agenda: 
S.F. 1426 Jungbauer Medical laboratory science professionals licensure requirements and medical laboratory science professional licensing advisory council creation.
S.F. 1053 Sheran Nursing board criminal history record check prior to license issuance requirement and appropriation.
S.F. 2147 Benson Civil commitments rule 25 assessment exemption for chemical dependency treatment funding.
S.F. 880 Benson Health coverage mandates evaluation provisions modifications.
S.F. 1738 Hann Public employee insurance program (PEIP) participation conditions temporary moratorium.
S.F. 2312 Hann Health care provider peer grouping repeal.
S.F. 2262 Rosen Health provider peer grouping requirements modifications.
S.F. 1933 Hann Health Care Compact.
S.F. 2357 Newman Human services legal, licensing, licensing data and office of inspector general provisions modifications; human services background studies act modification.
S.F. 2208 Hann Health insurers electronic health claims and transactions requirement modification.
S.F. 2120 Kruse Family and group family care county licensing inspections and background studies fees modifications.

 

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