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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - Thursday, June 11, 2015

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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.
 
Tuesday, April 7, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
E-12 Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 916 Clausen Teacher-powered schools grants and appropriation.
S.F. 1848 Clausen School district total operating and capital revenues calculation modification.
S.F. 630 Clausen Homeless children early educational services eligibility authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 1541 Bonoff Foreign exchange and study abroad student programs data reporting requirements.
S.F. 1536 Bonoff Special school district #1, Minneapolis; girls in action pilot program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 652 Johnson, A. Vision therapy pilot projects establishment and appropriation.

 
2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
State Departments and Veterans Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tom Saxhaug
02:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol

Other bills may be added

Bills may be heard in a different order than listed
Agenda: 
S.F. 1663 Pappas Horse racing regulations modifications and clarifications.
S.F. 1176 Pappas Local government public safety employees on authorized leave reimbursement grant.
S.F. 1923 Limmer Legislative coordinating commission (LCC) to support legislative commission on data practices and appropriation.
S.F. 1192 Dziedzic Cigarette and tobacco products state retail license establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 989 Metzen State agencies accommodation reimbursement expenses and appropriation.
S.F. 2002 Metzen Mighty Ducks grants appropriation; ice facilities indoor air quality improvements and elimination of R-22 grant criteria modifications.
S.F. 1868 Saxhaug Public educational radio grants appropriation.
S.F. 1644 Saxhaug Revisor of statutes office complement increase and information technology services appropriation.

 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1251 Rest Hennepin county railroad condemnation power limitation.
S.F. 1354 Rest Tax court conforming changes and prior appropriation clarification.
S.F. 828 Rest Tax forfeited lands unpaid balance of purchase price interest rate reduction.
S.F. 1146 Dahle Local board of appeal and equalization mandatory courses requirements modifications.
S.F. 1058 Eken Class 2 properties agricultural purposes definition modification.
S.F. 1865 Stumpf Oslo city aid penalty forgiveness.
S.F. 1252 Koenen Cigarette stamps sale modification.
S.F. 1894 Senjem Premium cigar definition modification and maximum tax reduction.

 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
E-12 Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol

If agenda is not completed, the committee will reconvene at 4 p.m. in Room 15.
Agenda: 
S.F. 1370 Westrom Early education services for students from adjoining states authorization.
S.F. 920 Jensen State academies for the deaf and blind for technology enhancements appropriation.
S.F. 1042 Bonoff Area learning center programs additional aid appropriation.
S.F. 1044 Wiklund English learner state aid qualification modification.
S.F. 1883 Jensen Career and technical education equipment grants establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 849 Stumpf Minnesota learning resource center A Chance to Grow grant appropriation.
S.F. 1935 Wiger General education basic formula allowance clarification.

 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Health and Human Services Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
08:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol

This hearing may go to 11 a.m. If the committee does not finish its agenda by 11 a.m., it will recess and reconvene at 7:30 p.m. in Room 107.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
4:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
State Departments and Veterans Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tom Saxhaug
04:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
5:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
5:30 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBA

 
Thursday, April 9, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 1958 Skoe Lewis and Clark regional water system project debt service aid formula modification and local taxing authority reinstatement.
S.F. 650 Bakk Tofte municipal housing authority powers.
S.F. 1066 Wiklund Political subdivisions imposing and collecting local lodging taxes clarifying authority.
S.F. 389 Rest Infant and child car seats general sales and use tax exemption.
S.F. 1968 Sparks Workforce housing tax credit establishment.
S.F. 1369 Thompson Aquatic invasive species prevention aid repeal.

 
Thursday, April 9, 2015
***Revision 1: Room and agenda change***
Health and Human Services Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
08:30 AM
Room 112 Capitol

Note room change to 112. This hearing may go to 11 a.m.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, April 9, 2015
E-12 Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol

If the agenda is not completed, the committee will reconvene at 4 p.m. in Room 15.

SF 1718 has been deleted from the agenda
Agenda: 
S.F. 1287 Senjem Learning year pupil unit provisions modification.
S.F. 606 Cohen Early learning scholarships program appropriation.
S.F. 1642 Tomassoni Innovative technology cooperative appropriation.
S.F. 1643 Tomassoni Education compensation revenue pupil units calculation modification.
S.F. 970 Hoffman, J. School district compensatory pilot project revenue permanency.
S.F. xxx Saxhaug American Indian student grants (pending introduction and referral)
S.F. 990 Wiger Digital student achievement backpack establishment (pending referral).

 
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, April 9, 2015
State Departments and Veterans Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tom Saxhaug
02:00 PM
Room 112 Capitol
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Friday, April 10, 2015  
8:30 a.m.  
Friday, April 10, 2015
***Revision 1: Room change***
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
08:30 AM
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda: 
S.F. 699 Pratt Disaster relief bond issue and appropriations.

 
9:30 a.m.  
Friday, April 10, 2015
Health and Human Services Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
09:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol

The committee will recess at noon for lunch and reconvene at 1 p.m. to finish its agenda.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 10, 2015
Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
10:00 a.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 
Release OLA Evaluation, Minnesota Film and TV Board

 
Monday, April 13, 2015  
9:30 a.m.  
Monday, April 13, 2015
Health and Human Services Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
09:30 AM
Room 107 Capitol

The committee will recess at 11 a.m. and reconvene at 6 p.m. in Room 107 to finish its agenda.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015  
6:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Joint House-Senate Subcommittee on Claims
Chairs: Senator Jim Carlson, Representative Duane Quam
6:00 p.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Revised Rules for the Subcommittee
3. Approval of March 31, 2014 Minutes
4. Summary of Claims Provision Modifications bill (SF 1857, Goodwin)
5. Claims Against the Department of Natural Resources
6. Claims Against the Department of Human Services
7. Medical Reimbursement for Injury Claims Under $500, Department of Corrections
8. Claims Against the Department of Corrections
a) Injury Claims
b) Property Claims
For more agenda information, click here

 
Friday, April 24, 2015  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, April 24, 2015
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
Thursday, June 11, 2015  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
1:00 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building

TIME CHANGE
Agenda: 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. CMP Work Session
3:15 - 5:00 p.m. MN-MRPC Quarterly Meeting
For more agenda information, click here

 

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