Day three of the 2017 special session saw lawmakers pass final omnibus bills to be sent to Gov. Mark Dayton, with weary House members wrapping up their work at 2:42 a.m. Friday following a week of long days — and nights — at the State Capitol.
Legislators finished a tax bill that includes extended bar close times for next year’s Super Bowl in Minneapolis, an omnibus education bill that includes $483 million in new money, and a transportation bill with $300 million in new General Fund dollars.
A bill to fund state government is also on its way to the governor, as is a health and human services bill that spends more than $15 billion.
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House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Monday, September 25 2017 2:00 PM
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Consideration of bills previously re-referred by the committee:.
HF1005 (Garofalo) Commerce and Employment and Economic Development Departments number of deputy commissioners reduced, and current deputy commissioners allowed to serve until January 1, 2019.
HF1037 (Vogel) Legislative approval of housing incentives and allocations by the Metropolitan Council required.
HF1119 (Theis) Criminal penalties modified.
HF1202 (Garofalo) Labor and industry commissioner duties technical correction made.
HF1394 (Fenton) Dislocated worker program modified.
Information on programs and outcomes targeting economic disparities.
2018 Regular Session
Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:00 PM
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The Minnesota Legislature's 2018 Regular Session is scheduled to convene on Tue., February 20, 2018 at 12 p.m.
The 2018 Legislature is scheduled to begin at noon, Feb. 20, 2018.
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