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Minnesota Senate Weekly Schedule

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - Saturday, October 1, 2016

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The Senate publishes a schedule of Senate committee hearings and floor sessions. The schedule is continually updated.

01 Links to days that have meetings scheduled are shown in red on the calendar.
 
Monday, September 26, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, September 26, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Bev Scalze, Rep. Paul Torkelson
9:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

  1. Approval of minutes from the July 7, 2016 and August 17, 2016 meetings

  2. The 30,000-foot view of Minnesota’s Water Supply & Wastewater Infrastructure Using the Infrastructure Stress Transparency Tool – Rebecca Otto, MN State Auditor

  3. An Overview of State Water Funding Programs and Issues – Jeff Freeman, Executive Director, Public Facilities Authority

  4. 2015 Infrastructure Listening Session Findings and Clean Water Infrastructure Needs – Rebecca Flood, Assistant Commissioner, MN Pollution Control Agency

  5. Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs – Randy Ellingboe, Manager of the Drinking Water Protection Section, MN Department of Health

  6. Adjourn


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Tuesday, September 27, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Surrogacy-
Chairs: Sen. Alice Johnson, Rep. Peggy Scott
1:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Approval of minutes from the September 13, 2016 meeting.

2. Discussion of Commission Work Plan

3. Contract law implications when a surrogacy contract is breached.

4. Potential conflicts with statutes governing private adoption and termination of parental rights.

5. Potential for legal conflicts related to third-party reproduction, including conflicts between or amongst the surrogate mother, the intended parents, the child, insurance companies, and medical professionals.

6. Information to be provided to a child born of a surrogate about the child's biological and gestational parents.


 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Task Force on Child Protection-
Chairs: Senator Kathy Sheran, Representative Ron Kresha
10:00 a.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 

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Thursday, September 29, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

Call to order

1.    Review and Approve Agenda                      

2.    Review and Approve Minutes

3.    Members Report any Conflict of Interest on Today’s Agenda

4.    Executive Director’s Report

a.    LSOHC 2017 Draft Calendar

b.    Status Updates

c.    Conversion/Conveyance – DNR

d.    University of Minnesota Survey Update

e.    Mississippi River Northwoods Legal Guidance Update

5.    Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment, ML 2012, Ch. 264, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(h),

Protect Aquatic Habitat from Asian Carp

Nick Frohnauer, Invasive Fish Coordinator, MN DNR  

6.    Update: Easements Working Group

7.    Action: Administrative Budget Approval

8.    Action: Allocation Process Guidelines

9.  Discussion: Proposals and Allocations

10.    Action: Allocation Selection

11.    Opportunity for Public to Address the Council

The public is asked to keep comments brief. If you would like to testify,

please contact Amanda Brazee, 651-284-6430 or amanda.brazee@lsohc.leg.mn.

Notice: Pursuant to MS 13D.015, some members may be participating via phone.


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9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure-
Chairs: Sen. Chuck Wiger, Rep. Sondra Erickson
9:00 a.m.
Room 1200 - MSB
Agenda: 

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Friday, September 30, 2016  
1:30 p.m.  
Friday, September 30, 2016

Joint Meeting: Regent Candidate Advisory Council - Guidelines Subcommittee-
Chair: Kathy Madson
1:30 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

Review member guidelines and discuss potential updates.


 

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