Minnesota House of Representatives


House & Senate Broadcast Television Schedule - a list of upcoming events

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

8 a.m. - (delayed broadcast) House Education Policy Committee from Tuesday
HF2113 (Clark) Aquatics instruction required in public schools.

8:30 a.m. - (live) Conference Committee on HF183
HF183 (Holberg/Dibble) Public employee data unauthorized access penalties and procedures enhanced.

Following - (live and delayed broadcast) House and Senate floor sessions

The Minnesota Legislature provides broadcasts of legislative television coverage live from the Minnesota State Capitol. Coverage is provided during legislative sessions Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with extended evening and weekend coverage available for debates on high-profile issues.

• Legislative television programming is produced and created by the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate. •


(All times are Central Time Zone)

HOUSE WEBCAST: (Windows Media Player Required)

8:30 a.m. - (live) Conference Committee on HF183
HF183 (Holberg/Dibble) Public employee data unauthorized access penalties and procedures enhanced.

10 a.m. - (live) House floor session
HF2167 (Lesch) Government data practice application clarified.
HF2995 (Erhardt) Towing order requirements clarified.
SF685 (Hilstrom) Defendant simultaneous competency and civil commitment examinations requirement.
HF2668 (Hilstrom) Candidate petitions and ballots; errors and omissions petitioners shall also serve the petition on all candidates for the office in which the error or omission is alleged, raised court seal and notarial act requirements eliminated, court document signatures provided under penalty of perjury, probate alternative service permitted, structured settlement transfer action applicants required to provide information to court, temporary restraining order request hearing provided to be made within 20 days, and application of fine payment to restitution before application to court fines permitted.
SF1725 (Rosenthal) Forensic laboratories accreditation.
HF2605 (Mahoney) Automated property system transaction fee schedule established, state auditor authorized to examine fee schedule, effective dates delayed for automated property system, and reports required.
HF892 (Melin) Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated.
HF2694 (Lillie) Real estate broker and salesperson regulation modified.
HF2854 (Atkins) Commerce Department and Public Utilities Commission; obsolete, unnecessary, or redundant laws and rules removed, and conforming changes made.


Flash Media
Windows Media - Closed Captioned

9 a.m. - (live) Senate floor session
Special Orders:
S.F. 2608 (Saxhaug) Grand Rapids central school commission authority repeal
S.F. 2642 (Pappas) Lawful gambling clarifying, technical and conforming modifications
H.F. 2659 (Metzen) Threading services cosmetology licensing exemption
H.F. 2536 (Pappas) Women's Economic Security Act
S.F. 2390 (Sieben) Elections administration provisions modifications and technical changes; special school district #6, South St. Paul; school district election districts dissolution
H.F. 2948 (Sparks) Economic development obsolete and redundant laws repeal
S.F. 2449 (Hawj) Omnibus lands bill
S.F. 2047 (Marty) Newborn screening program modification



Legislative television coverage is broadcast statewide on the Minnesota Channel which is carried by the six public television stations around the state. All programming broadcast on the Minnesota Channel is closed-captioned.

• For viewers using over-the-air antennas, legislative television coverage is available on the Minnesota Channel, which is broadcast by your local public television station.
• For cable subscribers, legislative television coverage is available if your local cable system carries the Minnesota Channel. Check your local listings, contact your cable provider or call your local public television station to find the Minnesota Channel on your cable system.
• For satellite television subscribers, legislative television coverage is available on DirecTV. Check your local listings, contact your satellite service provider or call your local public television station to find the Minnesota Channel on your satellite television service. Legislative television coverage is not available on DISH Network.
• Check channel listings below.

Subscribe to the daily television broadcast schedule email list by going to: www.senate.mn/schedule/subscribe.php?ls . Choose "TV Schedules", type in your email address and click "Submit Information."

• Twin Cities Public Television (St. Paul and Minneapolis)
Look for “tptMN”
Broadcast: Channel 2-2
Cable: Comcast channel 202 in Minneapolis and channel 243 in St. Paul; Mediacom channel 102; and Charter channel 396.
DirecTV: Channel 17-2
* DirecTV is in the process of replacing old (silver) home receiver units. To receive the Minnesota Channel on channel 17-2 from DirecTV, subscribers have to:
1. Have local to local service.
2. Have a new (black) home receiver unit.
3. Open the small panel on the lower right side of the receiver unit and hit the red (reset) button while the TV is on. This reset should successfully allow you to receive the Minnesota Channel on channel 17-2

• WDSE (Duluth)
Look for “The Minnesota Channel”
Broadcast: Duluth channel 8-4; Hibbing-Iron Range channel 31-4
Cable: Duluth/Superior - Charter channel 396

• KSMQ (Austin)
Look for “KSMQ MN Channel”
Broadcast: Channel 15-4

• Lakeland Public Television (Bemidji & Brainerd)
Look for “Lakeland Minnesota”
Broadcast: Bemidji channel 9-6 or Brainerd Lakes channel 22-6
Cable: Lakeland - Paul Bunyan channel 175

• Pioneer Public Television (Appleton)
Look for “Pioneer MN”
Broadcast: West Central Minnesota Channel 10-3 or Southwestern Minnesota Channel 20-3

• Prairie Public Television (Northwestern Minnesota)
Look for “MN Channel”
Broadcast: KCGE Crookston/East Grand Forks area channel 16-3 and KFME (Fargo/Moorhead/Fergus Falls area) channel 13-3

• Other cable channels
Alexandria - channel 396
Austin - channel 396
Brainerd - channel 396
Buffalo - channel 396
Eagle Lake - channel 133
Ellendale - channel 133
Faribault - channel 133
Lake Crystal - channel 133
Little Falls - channel 396
Lowry - channel 396
Mankato - channel 133
Minnesota Lake - channel 84
New Richland - channel 133
North Mankato - channel 133
Owatonna - channel 396
Rochester - channel 396
St. Clair - channel 133
St. Cloud - channel 396

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