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Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Thursday, March 26, 2015  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 26, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Kathy Sheran
08:00 AM
Room 112 Capitol
** SF 1889 and SF 866 have been added to the agenda. SF 1445 has been removed from the agenda. There will be an informational only hearing on SF 809. **
S.F. 988 Clausen Durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and medical supply providers Medicare payment limit and Medicare enrollment requirement exemption.
S.F. 1272 Hawj Deaf and hard-of-hearing services division funding and deaf, deafblind, or hard-of-hearing persons services grant program appropriations.
S.F. 1889 Hawj In-home and community services for older adults with vision loss grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1062 Hoffman, J. Home and community-based service waivers for persons with disabilities modification.
S.F. 866 Rosen Smile Healthy Minnesota 2016 grant program establishment.
S.F. 679 Hayden Hospital patient observation status notices and postacute care discharge planning notices requirement.
S.F. 809 Benson Charity health care services individual income tax deduction.

8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, March 26, 2015
***Revision 2: Agenda change***
E-12 Budget Division
Meeting Minutes
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Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol

Revison 2: Removing SF 1635

Revision: Added SF 1110, SF 1308 and SF 1635

Correction: Room is 107, not 112.
S.F. 1110 Rest West Metro education program FAIR school buildings conveyance.
S.F. 1308 Rest Public finance provisions modifications.
S.F. 1124 Stumpf Teacher development evaluation revenue and equalized levy funding and appropriations.
S.F. 961 Jensen Agricultural educator grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 741 Saxhaug School district transportation sparsity formula modification.
S.F. 1245 Johnson, A. Video resource grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 995 Clausen Concurrent education enrollment program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 991 Wiger Race 2 Reduce schools water conservation programming grants appropriation.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol

SF 881 is being moved to the floor at the request of the author, was previously heard and discussed
S.F. 881 Rest Estate taxes apportionment modification.
S.F. 1558 Skoe Income and corporate franchise, estate, sales and use, special, property and other taxes and provisions technical and clarifying changes.
S.F. 1559 Skoe Income, corporate franchise, estate, excise, special, property and other miscellaneous taxes and provisions policy changes.
S.F. 244 Franzen School readiness income and corporate franchise tax credit and appropriation.
S.F. 848 Eaton Income tax dependency exemptions child support allocation authorization.
S.F. 1494 Eaton Dependent care income tax credit expansion.
S.F. 1805 Johnson, A. Child and dependent care income tax credits modifications.

11:00 a.m.  
Thursday, March 26, 2015

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

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12 Noon  
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Committee on Environment and Energy
Chair: Sen. John Marty
12 Noon
Room 107 Capitol

SF1735 (Marty) and the issue of Energy-Intensive Trade-Exposed company electric rates is not on this agenda, but will be taken up after break in April.

The committee will likely hear the first 5 or 6 bills between noon and 1:30, then recess and reconvene at 4:00 pm in room 112 to hear the remaining bills.
S.F. 1439 Dahle Energy conservation measure definition addition.
S.F. 1034 Ruud School trust lands unclaimed lottery prize money dedication; school trust land condemnation provisions authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 1035 Ruud School trust land condemnation, department of natural resources (DNR) acquisition, appropriation and bond issue.
S.F. 1726 Chamberlain Metropolitan area water supply advisory committees provisions modifications; north and east metro groundwater management area plan suspension.
S.F. 517 Saxhaug Advanced biofuel production incentive program, renewable chemical production incentive program and biomass production incentive program creation and appropriation.
S.F. 1516 Hoffman, J. Natural gas vehicle and fueling station rebate program.
S.F. 1948 Marty Electric and compressed natural gas vehicles provisions.
S.F. 674 Hoffman, J. Personal care products containing microbeads sale prohibition.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
12 Noon
Room 15 Capitol
S.F. 1039 Metzen Deputy registrar electronic medium records storage authorization.
S.F. 1025 Housley Public participation in government protections modifications.
S.F. 239 Eaton Crime of financial exploitation of vulnerable adult addition to definition of designated offense in forfeiture laws.
S.F. 1768 Jensen Active firefighter deaths reporting requirement to state fire marshal; volunteer firefighter killed in line of duty continued health insurance coverage requirement.
S.F. 782 Jensen Insurance fraud prevention regulations modifications.
S.F. 1300 Benson Postsecondary education institutions sexual harassment and sexual violence policies modification.
S.F. 1556 Carlson, J. Cell phone use during second or subsequent driving violation minimum fine establishment.
S.F. 986 Carlson, J. Careless driving resulting in death or great bodily harm gross misdemeanor penalty.
S.F. 999 Limmer Application for discharge of judgment filing exclusion from court administrator filing fee.
Several bills are pending re-referral.

2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 26, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Elections
Chair: Sen. Katie Sieben
02:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
S.F. 753 Ruud Crow Wing county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive process authorization.
Confirmation of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board Members:
     Daniel Rosen
     Carol Flynn
     Christian Sande

Thursday, March 26, 2015
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Higher Education and Workforce Development Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Terri E. Bonoff
02:00 PM
Room 107 Capitol

Added SF 995 & SF 1881
S.F. 995 Clausen Concurrent enrollment programs expansion, grants and appropriations.
S.F. 1153 Hoffman, J. Undergraduate students merit-based academic excellence grant program establishment.
S.F. 1817 Dahle Young farmer summer seminar and practicum program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1881 Dziedzic Invasive terrestrial plants and pests center appropriation.


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