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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of August 2016

daily weekly monthly
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.
 
Thursday, August 4, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Thursday, August 4, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 

Call to order

1. Review and Approve Agenda

2. Review and Approve Minutes

3. Members Report any Conflict of Interest on Today’s Agenda

4. Executive Director’s Report

a. Status updates

b. Outcomes process recommendation

c. Mississippi Northwoods

d. Revenues

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

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

Lisa West, Senior Project Manager, Dakota County Environmental Resources Department

Al Singer, Land Conservation Manager, Dakota County

6. Discussion: Easements

7. Action: Consideration of ML 2016 Accomplishment Plan Approvals

a. ML 2016, Ch. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3(f),

Protect Key Forest Lands in Cass County - Phase VII

b. ML 2016, Ch. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3(b),

Jack Pine Forest/Crow Wing River Watershed Habitat Acquisition

c. ML 2016, Ch. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(c),

Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Corridor Partnership - Phase II

8. Discussion: Proposal Evaluations and Hearing Selection

9. Opportunity for Public to Address the Council

The public is asked to keep comments brief. To testify, contact Amanda Brazee,

651-284-6430/amanda.brazee@lsohc.leg.mn.

Notice: Some members may participate via phone in accordance with MS 13D.015.


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, August 11, 2016  
1:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Joint Meeting: - MNsure Legislative Oversight Committee-
Chairs: Rep. Greg Davids, Sen. Tony Lourey
1:30 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building


MEETING CANCELLED
Agenda: 



Meeting has been postponed to a date to be determined.



Agenda: To be announced.


 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Mississippi River Parkway Commission-
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 
Monday, August 15, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, August 15, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Capitol Preservation Commission-
Chair: Governor Mark Dayton
10:00 a.m.
Room 5th Flooor Conference Room, Veterans Service Building
Agenda: 

1. Call to Order

2. Capitol Renovation Project Status Update

3. Quadriga Statue Re-gilding

4. Maintenance and Stewardship Plan

5. Final Recommendations of Art Subcommittee

6. Grand Opening Discussion

7. Discussion of Next Meetings

8. Adjourn


 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Surrogacy-
Chairs: Sen. Alice Johnson, Rep. Peggy Scott
10:00 a.m.
Room 2412, Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

1. Considerations related to different forms of surrogacy.

2. Considerations related to the potential exploitation of women in surrogacy arrangements.



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


 
Wednesday, August 17, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Water Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Bev Scalze, Rep. Paul Torkelson
9:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 



Field Tour (from approximately 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Wednesday, August 17, 2016



Convening location:  Casey's in Mapleton (please see itinerary in agenda link)



                                                              



DRAFT AGENDA



Approval of 7/7/16 Minutes



Director's Overview



Visit sites of interest in the Lower MN River area (generally concentrated in the St. Peter and Mankato areas)


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, August 18, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Rules and Administration - Subcommittee on Committees
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
09:00 AM
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Appointments to Commissions: Aggregate Resources Task Force; LCC Subcommittee on Employee Relations

 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016  
7:45 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
7:45 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building


AGENDA CHANGE
Agenda: 

Call to Order                                                     

1.Review and Approve Agenda    

2.Review and Approve Minutes

3.Members Report any Conflict of Interest on Today’s Agenda

4. Action: ML2017/FY2018 Preliminary Allocation Target

5.Hearings for Funding Requests (see separate hearing agenda)

Adjourn


For more agenda information, click here

 
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure-
Chairs: Rep. Sondra Erickson, Sen. Chuck Wiger
1:00 p.m.
Room Basement State Office Building


ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 

For Agenda, please see link


For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council-
Chair: Bob Anderson
8:00 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

Call to Order                                                    

1.Hearings for Funding Requests (see separate hearing agenda)

2.Opportunity for Public to Address the Council.  The public is asked to limit their comments to five minutes.  If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Brazee at (651) 284-6430 or amanda.brazee@lsohc.leg.mn.       

Adjourn


For more agenda information, click here

 
Thursday, August 25, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Subcommittee on Employee Relations-
Chair:
10:00 a.m.
Room 2412 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda: 

Consider the arbitration award and contract for the Minnesota Government Engineering Council


 
Friday, August 26, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, August 26, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission-
Chairs: Sen. Greg Clausen, Rep. Tara Mack
10:00 a.m.
Room 1200 MN Senate Building
Agenda: 

For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Commission on Surrogacy-
Chairs: Sen. Alice Johnson, Rep. Peggy Scott
1:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

Business practices of the fertility industry: attorneys and brokers


 
6:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Legislative Task Force on Child Care-
Chair:
6:00 p.m.
Room 1200 MSB
Agenda: 

  


For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016  
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Joint Meeting: - Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research-
Chairs: Senator Scott Dibble, Representative Pat Garofalo
3:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 

Agenda - TBA


 

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