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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Richard J. Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 123 Capitol

SF 2881 Removed from agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 345 Saxhaug Enhanced drivers license and identification card creation.
S.F. 1060 Dibble Transportation department management, priorities, research and planning provisions modifications.
S.F. 2461 Lourey Complete streets policy implementation.
S.F. 1701 Sparks Motor vehicle registration renewal and transaction fees increase and credit or debit card use authorization.
S.F. 2756 Kelash Overdimensional load escort drivers traffic control authority and commissioner of public safety to escort driver training and certification program establishment.
S.F. 3105 Saltzman Fixed guideway transit and rail lines capital requests and legislative reporting requirements establishment.
S.F. 2585 Higgins Disadvantaged business enterprise program creation.
S.F. 2741 Murphy Driving while impaired (DWI) and implied consent provisions modifications; ignition interlock program provisions modification; prior DWI license revocations penalty enhancements and accelerated DWI vehicle forfeitures prohibition.
S.F. 2540 Murphy Transportation powers, definitions, goals, mission and prohibitions expansion; deputy registrar modifications; towing powers modifications; transportation access council creation; safety technology grants.

 
12:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
***Revision 5: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. John Marty
12:30 PM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board Confirmations
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency Board Confirmations
Federal Health Care Reform Update

 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Satveer S. Chaudhary
12:30 PM
Room 107 Capitol

Confirmations hearing
Agenda: 
Brian Bensen and Daniel Foley for MN Pollution Control Agency.
Alfred Berner for Legislative-Citizen Commission on MN Resources.
Julie Goehring for MN Environmental Quality Board.
The following for the Clean Water Council: David Bennett, Pamela Blixt, Scott F. Hoese, John Howe, Gene Merriam, Steven W. Pedersen, Victoria Reinhardt, Todd L. Renville, Keith Hanson, and Deborah L. Swackhamer.

 
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight
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Chair: Sen. Ann H. Rest
03:00 PM
Room 123 Capitol
Agenda: 
Confirmation hearing: Commissioner Sheila Reger, Department of Administration
Confirmation hearing: Judge Raymond Krause, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings
Confirmation hearing: William Gillespie, Norman Pint and Robert Hyde - Gambling Control Board
Confirmation hearing: Greg McCullough and John Scanlon - Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board
Confirmation hearing: Polly Peterson Bowles, Richard Aguilar and Craig Peterson - Metropolitan Council
Confirmation hearing: Mark Ethen, Kristine Sundberg and James Sargent Lane - Minnesota Racing Commission
Confirmation hearing: Margaret Rapp, Judson Bemis, Jr. and Peggy Burnet - Minnesota State Arts Board

 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Judiciary
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Mee Moua
03:00 PM
Room 15 Capitol

SF 3191 & SF 3326 will be heard for informational purposes only; no official action will be taken.
Agenda: 
Gubernatorial appointments to the Board of Judicial Standards.
     
     - William J. Egan
     - Cynthia C. Jepsen
S.F. 3191 Cohen Constitutional amendment providing for sexual equality under the law.
S.F. 3326 Latz Racial impact screening of legislation requirement.

 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Economic Development and Housing Budget Division
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Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
03:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 2874 Pogemiller State government streamlining; employment and economic development (DEED) and labor and industry departments abolishment; task force and employee participation committee establishment; Taxpayers Accountability Act.

 

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