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Minnesota Senate Upcoming Schedule

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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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.
 
Thursday, February 18, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair: Nancy Gibson
9:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. Approve the minutes for December 10, 2015
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. Request for time extensions and additional adjustments in the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Appropriations Bill for the 2016 MN Legislative Session Funding Recommendations from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) - LCCMR Staff
4. Peer Review process update for M.L. 2016 ENRTF Recommendations
5. Withdrawal - M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 08i "Flood Recovery on Sargent Creek Duluth Habitat Restoration", $300,000, City of Duluth
6. Overview of the Office of Legislative Auditor (OLA) audit report for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund and the Legacy Parks and Trails Fund - Cecile Ferkul, OLA
7. Responses to audit findings, if requested
8. Emerging Issues Account - Update on the request to transfer from the FY 2016 appropriation M.L. 2015, Chapter 76, Section 2, Subd. 10, Emerging Issues Account appropriated to the LCCMR a total of $93,000 to the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Croix Watershed Research Station and $71,000 to the University of Minnesota St. Anthony Falls Laboratory - Governor approved January 26, 2016
LCCMR Work Plan Approval for:
- "Tracking and Preventing Harmful Algal Blooms", $93,000, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Croix Watershed Research Station
- "Assessing the Increasing Harmful Algal Blooms in Minnesota Lakes", $71,000, University of Minnesota St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
9. Update on LCCMR 2017 ENRTF Request for Proposal (RFP) - Beginning FY2018
10. Other business (as needed)
- Next steps in the process
- Next meeting Tuesday, June 7, 2016
11. Adjourn
For more agenda information, click here

 
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Legislative Water Commission
Chairs: Sen. Bev Scalze, Rep. Paul Torkelson
1:00 p.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
AGENDA
1:00 p.m. 1. Approval of minutes from the December 4, 2015 meeting
1:05 p.m. 2. Director's Report & Administrative Actions
1:20 p.m. 3. One Watershed, One Plan Update
Presenter: Doug Thomas, BWSR
1:45 p.m. 4. Buffer Mapping Program Update
Presenter: Dave Leuthe, DNR
2:05 p.m. 5. Buffer Implementation Program Update
Presenter: Dave Weirens, BWSR
2:30 p.m. 6. The Prioritize, Target & Measure App
Presenter: Doug Thomas, BWSR
2:55 p.m. 7. Other business as approved by the Chair

 
Friday, February 19, 2016  
10:00 a.m.  
Friday, February 19, 2016
Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
10:00 a.m.
Room 300N State Office Building
Agenda: 
Release the evaluation, Minnesota Department of Health Oversight of HMO Complaint Resolution.

 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Advisory Committee on Capitol Security
Chair: Lt. Governor Smith
1:00 p.m.
Room 5th Floor Conference Room, Veterans Service Building
Agenda: 
To be announced.

 
2:00 p.m.  
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Office on the Economic Status of Women
Chair:
2:00 p.m.
Room 500N State Office Building
Agenda: 
1. Overview of OESW 2015 accomplishments and activities
2. Discussion of OESW work plan for 2016
3. OESW update report on Minnesota's state and local government pay equity laws
4. Public comments

 
Wednesday, February 24, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
1:00 p.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBA

 
Thursday, February 25, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
9:00 a.m.
Room 200 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBA

 
10:00 a.m.  
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Legislative Task Force on Child Protection
Chairs: Senator Kathy Sheran, Representative Ron Kresha
10:00 a.m.
Room Basement State Office Building

ROOM CHANGE
Agenda: 
To be announced.

 
Thursday, March 3, 2016  
1:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Chair: Senator Susan Kent
1:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
To be announced.

 
5:00 p.m.  
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Legislative Energy Commission
Chairs: Rep. Pat Garofalo, Sen. John Marty
5:00 p.m.
Room 10 State Office Building
Agenda: 
Major pressures on Minnesota electric utility prices

 
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 TBD
Agenda: 
Agenda TBD
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Tuesday, June 7, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
Wednesday, June 8, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
10:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Advisory Committee on Capitol Security
Chair: Lt. Governor Smith
10:00 a.m.
Room 5th Floor Conference Room, Veterans Service Building
Agenda: 
To be announced.

 
Wednesday, June 22, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
Thursday, June 23, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
Monday, June 27, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Monday, June 27, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
Tuesday, June 28, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 
Wednesday, June 29, 2016  
9:00 a.m.  
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources
Chair:
9:00 a.m.
Room 5 State Office Building
Agenda: 
TBD

 

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