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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - Monday, December 14, 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.
 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015  
10:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Budget Division
Chair: Sen. David J. Tomassoni
10:00 AM
Room 10 State Office Bldg.

This will be the second meeting of the Legislative Working Group on Mille Lacs Lake.

Senator Tomassoni will hold the gavel for this meeting.
Agenda:
To be announced.

 
Tuesday, August 11, 2015  
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Legislative Task Force on Child Protection
Chairs: Sen. Kathy Sheran and Rep. Ron Kresha
10 a.m.
Room 10 State Office Bldg.
Agenda: 
Introductions by Task Force Members and Others
Review of Legislation passed last session: Joan White, Senate Counsel
Overview of the role of DHS as it relates to the Task Force: Jim Koppel, Assistant Commissioner, DHS
Task Force discussion of priorities and goals
Public testimony
Set next meeting date
If you have questions or would like to testify, please contact Lisa Moriarity at 651-296-8891 or lisa.moriarity@house.mn

 
11:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
Chair: Bob Anderson
11:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building

TIME CHANGE
Agenda: 
Call to order 11:00 AM

1. Review and Approve Agenda
2. Review and Approve June 23, 2015 Minutes
3. Members Report any Conflict of Interest on Today's Agenda
4. Executive Director's Report - Mark Johnson
5. Presentation: CPL Monitoring and Results Thus Far
6. Discussion: Council CPL Liaison
7. Action: ML 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 3 Forest for the Future
OHF Land Conveyance per MS 97A.056 Subd. 15
8. Discussion: Overview of Tax Court Finding (Blandin v Counties) 12:10 AM
Christopher Kleman, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department

Lunch Break (35 minutes)

9. Action: Advancement of Funds
ML 2015, First Sp. Session, Ch. 2, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(e); Sand Hill River Fish Passage
10. Presentation: Forest Harvest Economics
11. Presentation: DNR Farming Practices
12. DNR Water Retention Project Proposals
13. Discussion: Proposal Evaluations
14. Opportunity for Public to Address the Council

Adjourn 4:00 PM
For more agenda information, click here

 
Tuesday, August 18, 2015  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Legislative Water Commission - Field Tour
Chairs: Rep. Paul Torkelson, Sen. Bev Scalze
9:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 
Tentative Agenda
1. Approval of minutes from the June 22, 2015 meeting
2. Staff notes
3. Visits to sites of interest in the St Cloud area; specific agenda to be determined and posted at a later date
4. Set next meeting date
5. Other business as approved by the Chair
For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015  
2:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Elections Emergency Planning Task Force
Chair: Secretary Steve Simon
2:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
To be announced.

 
Thursday, August 20, 2015  
2:00 p.m.  
Thursday, August 20, 2015
MNsure Legislative Oversight Committee
Chair: Sen. Tony Lourey
2:00 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 
I. Call to Order

II. Committee Business
a. Approval of minutes from the last meeting.
b. Welcome new LOC members.
c. Election of new House chair.

III. Introduction of new MNsure Board Members
a. Martha Eaves, Esq.
b. Edgardo Rodriguez, CPA

IV. MNsure IT Updates & Presentation (including budget update)
a. Pete Benner, MNsure Board Chair
b. Allison O'Toole, MNsure Interim CEO
c. Scott Peterson, MN.IT CIO at DHS, MNsure

V. Public Program Eligibility IT Updates and Renewals
a. Assistant Commissioner Nathan Moracco, DHS
b. Scott Peterson, MN.IT CIO at DHS, MNsure

VI. Update on Premium Rates
a. Jim Schowalter, MN Council of Health Plans
b. Peter Brickwedde, Department of Commerce

VII. Questions & Discussion

VIII. Adjournment

 
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD
For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, September 16, 2015  
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room
Agenda: 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - TBD

 
Thursday, September 17, 2015  
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - TBD

 
Thursday, September 24, 2015  
3:00 p.m.  
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Legislative Energy Commission
Chairs: Rep. Pat Garofalo, Sen. John Marty
3:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building

TIME CHANGE
Agenda: 
*Note new meeting date*

EPA Clean Power Plan rule. Detailed agenda will be posted at http://www.lec.leg.mn/meetings201516.html when available.

 
Monday, October 19, 2015  
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, October 19, 2015
Legislative Energy Commission
Chairs: Rep. Pat Garofalo, Sen. John Marty
3:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Agenda will be posted at http://www.lec.leg.mn/meetings201516.html when available.

 
Thursday, November 12, 2015  
2:30 p.m.  
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Chair: Representative Sheldon Johnson
2:30 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD
For more agenda information, click here

 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015  
3:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Legislative Energy Commission
Chairs: Rep. Pat Garofalo, Sen. John Marty
3:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building

ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
Agenda will be posted at http://www.lec.leg.mn/meetings201516.html when available.

 
Monday, December 14, 2015  
3:00 p.m.  
Monday, December 14, 2015
Legislative Energy Commission
Chairs: Rep. Pat Garofalo, Sen. John Marty
3:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Agenda will be posted at http://www.lec.leg.mn/meetings201516.html when available.

 

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