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Minnesota Senate Monthly Schedule

For the Month of May 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.
 
Monday, May 2, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Monday, May 2, 2016
Committee on Capital Investment
Chair: Sen. LeRoy A. Stumpf
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Our committee will start at 6:00
Agenda: 
S.F. 2839 Stumpf University of Minnesota (U of M) higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 2, 2016

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

 
9:02 p.m.  
Monday, May 2, 2016

The Senate has returned from recess at 9:02 p.m.

 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
***Revision 2: Room and agenda change***
Committee on Education
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Charles W. Wiger
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Confirmation hearings for the Board of School Administrators, Board of the Minnesota State Academies, and the School Land Trusts Director. Confirmation hearings for the Perpich Board and the Board of Teaching have been postponed.
Agenda: 
Confirmations for the Board of School Administrators
Confirmations for the Board of the Minnesota State Academies
Confirmation for the School Trust Lands Director

 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
***Revision 2: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Other bills may be added. Bills may be heard in a different order than listed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2923 Nelson Order for protection and harassment restraining orders provisions modifications.
S.F. 2665 Jensen Real estate appraiser fees, costs, and management companies regulation.
S.F. 2985 Rest Presidential primary establishment.
S.F. 3001 Rest Workforce development board creation; workforce development and economic development provisions modifications.
S.F. 2325 Schmit Nursing facilities requirements modifications.
H.F. 2540 Pappas Fantasy sports game requirements and authorization.
S.F. 2568 Latz Orders for protection respondent filing fee requirements elimination.
S.F. 2839/H.F.3467 Stumpf University of Minnesota (U of M) higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation.

 
11:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 11:30 a.m.

 
Wednesday, May 4, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
***Revision 1: Agenda change and Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 2325 Schmit Nursing facilities requirements modifications.
S.F. 1306 Sparks Farmer-lender mediation program extension and report requirement.
S.F. 2835 Sparks Pari-mutuel horse racing advance deposit wagering authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 2839/H.F.3467 Stumpf Omnibus capital investment bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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

 
2:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Tim Kelly
02:00 PM or At the Call of the Chair
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Schmit; Jensen; Franzen; Kent - HOUSE: Kelly; Sanders; Howe; Petersburg; Erhardt
Room 5 State Office Bldg.

House has the gavel.

Items for discussion:
-House bill language
-Rail grade crossings solution proposal
-Emergency managers hazmat data sharing proposal
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy and appropriation bill.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
***Revision 3: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Rules and Administration
Meeting Minutes
Chair: Sen. Thomas M. Bakk
05:00 PM
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

If session goes past 5:00pm, the committee will start "at the call of the chair"

HF 3467 has been added to the agenda. Bills may be heard in a different order than listed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3481 Latz Controlled substance crimes thresholds modifications; marijuana plants and controlled substance trace amounts possession new offenses creation; lower level controlled substance crimes mandatory minimum sentences elimination; appropriation.
H.F. 3467 Stumpf Omnibus capital investment bill.
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation.

 
15 Minutes after the last body adjourns  
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
***Revision 2: Room change***

 Conference Committee on H.F. 1036 

Chairs: Sen. Chris A. Eaton and Rep. Dave Baker
15 Minutes after the last body adjourns
CONFEREES: SENATE: Eaton; Kiffmeyer; Wiklund - HOUSE: Baker; Hilstrom; Mack
Room 400N State Office Bldg.

The conference committee will meet at 4:35 p.m. in Room 400N
Agenda: 
H.F. 1036 Eaton Physician assistant program provisions modification.

 
Thursday, May 5, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Thursday, May 5, 2016
***Revision 1: Meeting canceled***
Committee on State and Local Government
Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Revision 1: The 5/5 hearing is canceled and will be rescheduled for a date and time TBD next week.

Note: SF 3520 will be taken up on an informational basis only. No vote will be taken.
Agenda: 
Confirmations to MN State Board of the Arts & Gambling Control Board:
     
     MN State Board of the Arts:
     -Rebecca Davis
     
     Gambling Control Board:
     -William Gillespie
     -Norman Pint
     
     (NOTE: individual confirmees will be added to this
     agenda based on their availability)
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation (pending re-referral from the Rules Committee).
S.F. 3520 Torres Ray Eating and drinking establishments additional outdoor seating sewer availability charges imposition regulation.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Senate will be in Session at 10 a.m.

 
Friday, May 6, 2016  
8:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 6, 2016
Committee on State and Local Government
Chair: Sen. Patricia Torres Ray
08:00 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

NOTE: SF 3520 will be taken up on an informational basis only, no vote will be taken.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation.
Confirmations to MN State Board of the Arts & MN Gambling Control Board
     
     MN Gambling Control Board:
     -William Gillespe
     -Norman Pint
     
     MN State Board of the Arts:
     -Sean Dowse
     -Rebecca Davis
     -Ardell Brede
     -Dobson West
S.F. 3520 Torres Ray Eating and drinking establishments additional outdoor seating sewer availability charges imposition regulation.

 
8:30 a.m.  
Friday, May 6, 2016
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Other bills may be added
Agenda: 
H.F. 2540 Pappas Fantasy sports game requirements and authorization.
S.F. 2985 Rest Presidential primary establishment.
S.F. 3230 Jensen Life insurance reserves modifications.

 
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, May 6, 2016

Capitol Preservation Commission - Art Subcommittee
Chair:
10:00 a.m.
Room Room 6, Minnesota Judicial Center
Agenda: 
TBA

 
12 Noon  
Friday, May 6, 2016

 Conference Committee on H.F. 4 

Chairs: Sen. D. Scott Dibble and Rep. Tim Kelly
12 Noon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Dibble; Schmit; Jensen; Franzen; Kent - HOUSE: Kelly; Sanders; Howe; Petersburg; Erhardt
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Initial offers presented. Senate has the gavel.
Agenda: 
H.F. 4 Dibble Omnibus transportation policy and appropriation bill.

 
Monday, May 9, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
10:00 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Roll out delete all to HF 3931. The delete all, spreadsheet, and summary will be posted to Tuesday's agenda following committee adjournment.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3931 Skoe Omnibus Tax Bill.

 
11:00 a.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016

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

 
2:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
02:30 PM or Immediately Following Session
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble [pending re-referral] REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation.

 
3:30 p.m.  
Monday, May 9, 2016
Judiciary Budget Division
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
03:30 PM or At the Call of the Chair
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

The hearing will begin immediately following the Judiciary Policy Committee hearing that is scheduled to begin at 2:30pm / immediately following the Senate floor session.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3481 Latz Controlled substance crimes thresholds modifications; marijuana plants and controlled substance trace amounts possession new offenses creation; lower level controlled substance crimes mandatory minimum sentences elimination; appropriation.
S.F. 3094 Carlson, J. Imprisonment and exoneration remedies act awards payment appropriation; corrections department claims settlement appropriation; claims limit for settlement the commissioners of human services, veterans affairs and corrections establishment.

 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Joint Meeting: Committee on Finance; House Committee on Ways and Means
Chairs: Sen. Richard Cohen, Rep. Jim Knoblach
8:30 a.m.
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Presentation by NCSL: Joint budget target setting in other states.

 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Committee on Taxes
Chair: Sen. Rod Skoe
08:30 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

HF 3931 will be taken from the table to allow for amendments. Public testimony will be taken once all amendments have been offered. If you would like to testify, please email Donovan.Hurd@Senate.MN.
Agenda: 
H.F. 3931 Skoe Omnibus tax bill.
S.F. 2835 Sparks Pari-mutuel horse racing advance deposit wagering authorization and appropriation.
H.F. 3281 Koenen Raffle boards authorization.

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2016  
8:30 a.m.  
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
***Revision 1: Agenda Addition(s)***
Committee on Finance
Chair: Sen. Richard Cohen
08:30 AM
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Other bills may be added. Bills may be heard in a different order than listed.
Agenda: 
S.F. 3589 Dibble REAL ID Act requirements authorization, implementation and appropriation; resident lifetime game and fish license information driver's license or state ID care placement authorization.
S.F. 3481 Latz Controlled substance crimes thresholds modifications; marijuana plants and controlled substance trace amounts possession new offenses creation; lower level controlled substance crimes mandatory minimum sentences elimination; appropriation.
S.F. 3094 Carlson, J. Imprisonment and exoneration remedies act awards payment appropriation; corrections department claims settlement appropriation; claims limit for settlement the commissioners of human services, veterans affairs and corrections establishment.
S.F. 3572 Cohen Clean water fund prior appropriations modifications and state agency appropriations.

 
2:30 p.m.  
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Committee on Judiciary
Chair: Sen. Ron Latz
02:30 PM or Immediately Following Session
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Thursday, May 12, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development
Chair: Sen. Dan Sparks
09:00 AM
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda: 
Confirmation: Shawntera Hardy, Commissioner, Department of Employment and
     Economic Development
Confirmation: Gary Hall, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals
Confirmation: David Stofferahn, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of
     Appeals
Confirmation: Deborah Sundquist, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Court of
     Appeals

 
Thursday, May 19, 2016  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 

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