Tick, tick, tick …
That’s the sound of the clock winding down on the 2016 session. Just over three weeks remain until the Legislature has to be done with its work. Now that the House and Senate have approved their respective supplemental budget bills — in a traditional non-budget year — maybe a conference committee will get together in the coming week to begin seeing if an agreement can be hashed out between the far-differing state spending plans.
The transportation conference committee got together Friday, but tax bill conferees continue to wait for a meeting announcement and House and Senate bonding proposals remain under wraps.
Week in Review: April 25-29 (4/29/2016 3:19:00 PM) House and Senate restart negotiations on major transportation deal (4/29/2016 2:54:00 PM) Dayton to legislative leaders: 'We need to get real' (4/29/2016 1:26:00 PM) Awaiting a budget target for tax relief, House tax chair patient, hopeful (4/29/2016 12:20:00 PM) Last of three multi-subject budget bills gets House approval; heads to Senate (4/29/2016 1:56:00 AM) Broadband battle as House passes omnibus ag, enviro, jobs package (4/27/2016 6:57:00 PM) Installment plan for property tax payments proposed (4/27/2016 2:21:36 PM) A rein-in of state agency fee and fine increases proposed (4/27/2016 2:16:57 PM) Capital investment chair: bonding bill outcome tied to taxes, transportation (4/26/2016 3:05:00 PM) Sturgeon Lake residents seek changes to sanitary district statutes (4/26/2016 1:31:32 PM) Court could order sample be taken for blood-borne pathogen tests (4/26/2016 1:28:14 PM)
House Floor session
Monday, May 2 2016 4:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
CALENDAR FOR THE DAY.
HF2445 (Albright) Osteopathic physician licensure requirement modified, and technical changes made to the composition of the Board of Medical Practice.
HF2803 (Zerwas) Emergency admission early termination notice requirements specified.
HF3308 (Pugh) Family law case alternative dispute resolution information required to be provided by the court.
HF3482 (Zerwas) Identity theft crimes statute of limitations expanded, and money appropriated.
SF1523 (Smith) Health coverages regulated and modified.
SF2227 (Cornish) Fourth degree assault against a peace officer clarification.
SF2539 (Schomacker) Nursing facility payment language recodified, conforming changes made, and obsolete provisions repealed.
House members who have formally announced they will not be seeking re-election in 2016 (as of April 8):
Rep. Mark Anderson (R-Lake Shore)
Rep. Joe Atkins (DFL-Inver Grove Heights)
Rep. Dave Hancock (R-Bemidji)
Rep. Tim Kelly (R-Red Wing)
Rep. Tara Mack (R-Apple Valley)
Rep. Carly Melin (DFL-Hibbing)
Rep. Kim Norton (DFL-Rochester)
Rep. Tim Sanders (R-Blaine)
Rep. Yvonne Selcer (DFL-Minnetonka)
Seeking Senate seat:
Rep. Carolyn Laine (DFL-Columbia Heights)
Rep. Jerry Newton (DFL-Coon Rapids)
Rep. Erik Simonson (DFL-Duluth)
Seeking Senate seat but have not resigned their House seat:
Rep. Jason Isaacson (DFL-Little Canada)
Rep. Dan Schoen (DFL-St. Paul Park)
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