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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of July 2014

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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.
 
Friday, July 4, 2014  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, July 4, 2014

Senate Offices will be closed

 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: TBA
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building

MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 
TBA

 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. Introductions
2. Election of officers
3. Overview/discussion of Commission responsibilities
4. Presentation by IPAD on basics of the Data Practices Act
5. Discussion of future agenda items
6. Public testimony on agenda items
7. Discuss/elect non-voting members


If you would like to testify, please contact Sally Olson at sally.olson@lcc.leg.mn or at 651-296-9002.

 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014  
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: TBA
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building

MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 
TBA

 
Thursday, July 10, 2014  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, July 10, 2014
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 24 and 25, 2014
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. Update on M.L. 2011 DNR Appropriations (Per M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 2 - LCCMR did not receive any work plans with outcomes or budgets for these appropriations per the appropriation language) - Rachel Hopper, DNR
- M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 2, Subd. 04a "State Park and Recreation Area Operations" $3,627,000
- M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 2, Subd. 9b "Chronic Wasting Disease and Animal Health" $1,200,000
- M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 2, Subd. 09c "Aquatic Invasive Species" $4,690,000 as amended in M.L. 2012
4. 2014 ENRTF Work Plan Approvals - Tentative Consent
M.L. 2014, Chp. 312, Sec. 8 "Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center", Brian Buhr, U of MN, $1,460,000
5. Proposal Allocation Recommendations for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for FY16 (July 1, 2015)
Working Lunch
6. Continue Proposal Allocation Recommendations for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for FY16 (July 1, 2015)
7. Other business (as needed)
- Next steps in the process
8. Adjourn (or when complete)
For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
MNsure Legislative Oversight Committee
Chairs: Rep. Joe Atkins, Sen. Tony Lourey
10:00 a.m.
Room 112 State Capitol

AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of minutes from the April 9, 2014 meeting
4. Update from MNsure Board of Directors
5. Update and discussion on most recent enrollment figures including SHADAC report
6. Update and discussion on Deloitte report
7. Discuss Rate Release schedule
8. Adjournment
For more agenda information, click here

 
1:30 p.m.  
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Joint Meeting: Committee on State and Local Government; House Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Chairs: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas, Rep. Joe Atkins
1:30 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Bldg.


OLA Report on MN Racing Commission: Oversight of Purse Contributions at Running Aces Harness Park
Agenda: 
Informational hearing on Running Aces OLA Report
Briefing from House Research on expanding online sports gambling

 
2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission
Chair:
2:00 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Member Introductions;
Election of Co-chairs;
Overview of Commission Charge;
Logistics - timeline, staffing, tentative work plan;
Overview of workforce landscape; planning framework;
State Health Care Workforce Investments - Preliminary discussion;
Primary Care Physician Workforce Expansion Advisory Task Force report;
Adjourn
For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, July 28, 2014  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, July 28, 2014
Legislative Energy Commission
Chairs: Rep. Melissa Hortman, Sen. John Marty
10:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 
Site visits:
10:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Brainerd and Pine River
See itinerary for details: http://www.lec.leg.mn/2014/072814Itinerary.pdf

Meeting:
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Topic: Propane supply and delivery, natural gas system extensions
Hunt Utilities Group headquarters
2331 Dancing Wind Road SW
Pine River, MN 56474

Meeting agenda will be posted at http://www.lec.leg.mn/meetings.html

 
Tuesday, July 29, 2014  
8:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Site Visit
Chair:
8:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 
1. Fort Snelling State Park
2. Como Regional Park
3. Frogtown Farms
4. Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant
5. U of MN, Rosemount - Research and Outreach Center
For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources - Site Visit
Chair:
8:00 a.m.
Room

MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 

 
12:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
12:30 p.m.
Room 112 State Capitol
Agenda: 
Presentations by firms selected as finalists for the provision of reviewing/auditing actuarial services:
- Deloitte Consulting LLP
- Foster & Foster, Actuaries and Consultants
- Milliman
- PricewaterhouseCoopers
For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, July 31, 2014  
1:30 p.m.  
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research
Chairs: Senator Scott Dibble, Representative Carly Melin
1:30 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building

ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
Welcome
Introductions from all members
• Background
• Goals
Review of Legislation, including Task Force duties
Update on Implementation
Task Force Logistics, Planning & Organization
Next Steps
For more agenda information, click here

 

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