The 2016 committee deadlines have come and gone, meaning much of the action between now and the May 23 constitutional deadline for adjournment will happen on the House Floor and, presumably, in conference committees.
So where do we stand with a month to go?
The House Ways and Means Committee consolidated eight supplemental budget bills into three this past week, with the first of those scheduled for action by the full House beginning at 4 p.m. Monday. As of Friday afternoon, more than 20 amendments are cued up for the discussion.
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) Predatory information sharing update easily passes through House (4/26/2016 1:12:24 PM) More guidance to roadside services under bill passed by House (4/26/2016 1:07:47 PM) Elk River utilities commission could get more members (4/26/2016 1:02:58 PM) House passes omnibus education bill with limited funding, controversial policy (4/25/2016 8:46:00 PM)
FRIDAY - No House meetings scheduled
Friday, April 29 2016 8:00 AM
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No House meetings scheduled
MONDAY - House Floor session
Monday, May 2 2016 4:00 PM
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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SF2539 (Schomacker) Nursing facility payment language recodified, conforming changes made, and obsolete provisions repealed.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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