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Minnesota Senate Weekly Schedule

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Saturday, July 2, 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, June 27, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, June 27, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Nancy Gibson
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Approve the minutes for June 21, 22, and 23, 2016

2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

3. LCCMR Business Meeting/Process and Issue Discussion

4. Review request of M.L. 2014, Chp. 226, Sec. 2, Subd. 07e, “Martin County Park and Natural Area Acquisition”, Rich Perrine, Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc., $435,000 to acquire land at greater than 100% of appraised value

5. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Break for Lunch

6. Continue Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

7. Other business (as needed)

- Next steps in the process

8. Adjourn


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Tuesday, June 28, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Rep. John Persell
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

2. LCCMR Business Meeting/Process and Issue Discussion

3. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Break for Lunch

4. Continue Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

5. Other business (as needed)

- Next steps in the process

6. Adjourn


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1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure
Chair:
1:00 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 

AGENDA  (Draft)



1.  Call to Order



2.  Election of Co-Chairs, Expectations of Study Group



3.  Review of the OLA



4.  Review of references to educator licenses in the statute



5.  Intro to Tiered-Licensure Discussion


 
2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Legislative Commission on Surrogacy
Chair:
2:00 p.m.
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Building


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

Tentative Agenda:



1. Election of chair



2. Presentation from Kathleen Pontius, Senate Counsel, on Status of Surrogacy in Minnesota



           -Review of legislative activity and court cases on surrogacy in Minnesota



           - Overview of surrogacy laws and policies in other states



3. Scheduling


 
Wednesday, June 29, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

1.Review and Approve Agenda                        

2.Review and Approve Minutes

3.Members Report Conflicts of Interest on Today’s Agenda

4.Executive Director’s Report

a.Legislative session report

b.Outcome reporting and the Outdoor Heritage Fund

c.Minor conveyance (Blandin)

d.Mississippi Northwoods update

5.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment: ML 2014, Ch. 256, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 6(d),                    

High-Priority Pre-Transaction Service Acceleration for LSOHC    

6.Information: Savage Fen Land Conveyance for ML 2010 Metro Big Rivers 97A Subd. 15(b)           

7.Discussion/Potential Action: Public Taking of Fish and Game Policy    

8.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment, ML 2014, Ch. 256, Art. 1, Sec. 2,         

Subd. 3(a), Preventing Forest Fragmentation and Protecting and Restoring Lake and Stream Habitat in the St. Louis River Watershed

9.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment, ML 2013, Ch. 137, Art. 1, Sec. 2,       

Subd. 5(b), Dakota County Habitat Protection/Restoration, Phase IV

10.Action: Accomplishment Plan Amendment: ML 2015, First Special Session, Ch. 2, Art. 1,     

Sec. 2, Subd. 4(d) Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland Enhancement, Phase VII                                                              11.Presentation: Buffer Regulations       

12.Presentation: Strategic Land Asset Management (SLAM)    

13.Information: Staff Report on Revenues and the Outdoor Heritage Fund    

Lunch                                                       

14.Presentation: Seeing Forests and Wildlife through the Trees: A Primer on Forest     

Restoration and Habitat Management

15.Action: ML 2016 Accomplishment Plan Approval    

16.Information: FY 2018/ML 2017 Proposal Overview    

a.Member conflict of interest forms

b.Summary of new proposal format

17.Opportunity for Public to Address the Council         



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


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8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni
8:30 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today’s business

MS 116P.09 Subd 6 Conflict of interest.  A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee  of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision  of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel  relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or  employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial  interest.  While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.

2. LCCMR Business Meeting: Discussion of LCCMR Allocation Process on 7/12 – 7/13

3. Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

Working Lunch

 4. Continuation Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund 2017 Proposal Presentations (FY18) – see attached schedule

5. Discussion of LCCMR Allocation Process on 7/12 – 7/13

6. Other business (as needed)

- Next steps in the process

7. Adjourn


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Thursday, June 30, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Legislative Commission on Minnesota Sports Facilities
Chairs: Rep. Joe Hoppe, Rep. Raymond Dehn
1:00 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 

1. General overview of the stadium budget and construction update

2. Discussion on the future of the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Sports Facilities


 

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