Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

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

Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020

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


The House of Representatives and the Senate have adjourned until April 14, 2020 at noon, or until a time and date determined pursuant to HC4 (Winkler/Gazelka): A House concurrent resolution relating to adjournment of the legislature until the public interest warrants it.

******************************************************
SENATE WEBCASTS:
This meeting will be webcast livestreamed: https://www.facebook.com/MnSenate/
Monday, April 6
11:30 a.m. - (live) Senate Covid-19 Response Working Group
Agenda:
State Budget Outlook
- Commissioner Myron Frans - Minnesota Management and Budget
State and National Economic Update
- Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, State Economist, Minnesota Management and Budget
National State Budgeting Trends since COVID-19 Threat
- Erica MacKellar, Program Principal, Fiscal Affairs Program - National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
- Mandy Rafool, Group Director, Fiscal Affairs Program, NCSL
This is a Working Group facilitated by the MN Senate through Zoom.
- Limited testimony will be taken. Email jessica.young@senate.mn by Noon, April 5. Include your name and organization, if applicable. Once registered you will be provided login credentials.
- The public is invited to observe this hearing through Facebook live at www.facebook.com/MNSenate/ or on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/MNSenateMedia/

Tuesday, April 14
12 p.m. - (live) Senate Floor Session
The Senate has adjourned until April 14, 2020 at noon, or until a time and date determined pursuant to HC4 (Winkler/Gazelka): A House concurrent resolution relating to adjournment of the legislature until the public interest warrants it.


HOUSE WEBCASTS:
Monday, April 6
(HTV1) & Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
12:45 p.m. - (live) House Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
Informational hearing on HFXXX (Mariani) Omnibus Intermediate Emergency COVID-19 Response bill.
- See the DE language, bill summary and amendments on the division's website.
Presentation offered by survivor advocates on COVID-19 effects on survivor advocates.
Presentation offered by local law enforcement on COVID-19 effects on local law enforcement.
Presentation offered by the Corrections Ombudsman on COVID-19 effects on the Department of Corrections.
Public testimony information:.
- Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff: Jamael.Lundy@house.mn.
- If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.
- If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or have feedback you would like to share, please email committee staff: Jamael.Lundy@house.mn.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

***********************
Tuesday, April 7
(HTV1) & Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
9:45 a.m. - (live) House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
Informational Hearing on HF4415 (Davnie) Compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) during the 2019-2020 school year.
- This is a vehicle bill; please see the H4415DE9 amendment on the division's website.
No formal action will be taken during this remote hearing.
Bills may be added.
Public testimony information:.
- Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff: sarah.burt@house.mn.
- If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff 24 hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.
- If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or have feedback you would like to share, please email committee staff: sarah.burt@house.mn.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

(HTV2)
9:45 a.m. - (live) House Government Operations Committee (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
Informational hearing on HFXXXX (Dehn) A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing the secretary of state to issue emergency orders related to the conduct of an election during certain peacetime emergencies; appropriating money from the Help America Vote Act account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.
Bill language will be posted as soon as possible.
Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.
Public testimony information:.
TESTIFYING:.
- Testimony will be limited; please plan accordingly.
- If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate.
HANDOUTS:.
- Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3pm the day before the meeting to the committee administrator.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

****
(HTV1) & Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
12:45 p.m. - (live) House Transportation Finance and Policy Division (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
Testimony from the Department of Public Safety.
DE amendment for HF1447 (Tabke).
- This is a vehicle bill; DE language will be posted to accompany this bill as soon as it is available.
Additional testimony.
Documents associated with this remote hearing will be posted to the committee web page; the public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda for review prior to the hearing.
Public testimony information:.
If you are interested in testifying at this meeting, please email the committee administrator and copy the committee legislative assistant prior to the meeting to get instructions:.
- Committee Administrator: john.howe@house.mn.
- Committee Legislative Assistant: dan.dodge@house.mn.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

***********************
Wednesday, April 8
(HTV1) & Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
8:30 a.m. - (live) House Taxes Committee (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
DE Amendment for HF2693 (Marquart).
- This is a vehicle bill; DE language posted on Committee's website: ”Pertaining to liquor posting; allowing the commissioner discretion in posting certain taxpayers affected by an executive closure order”.
Documents associated with this remote hearing will be posted to the committee’s website; the public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda for review prior to the hearing.
Public testimony information:.
If you are interested in testifying, please email the committee administrator at least one hour prior to the meeting to get instructions: nathan.jesson@house.mn.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

****
(HTV1) & Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
9:45 a.m. - (live) House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
HF1197 (Lesch) This is a vehicle bill.
- DE language posted on division's website: "Pertaining to suspension of statutory deadlines in District and Appellate Courts".
Bills may be added.
Documents associated with this remote hearing will be posted to the division’s website; the public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda.
Public testimony Information:.
If you are interested in testifying, please email the committee administrator and copy the committee legislative assistant at least one hour prior to the meeting to get instructions:.
CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn.
CLA: Jenna.Maus@house.mn.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

(HTV2)
9:45 a.m. - (live) House Subcommittee on Elections (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
Informational hearing on HFXXXX (Dehn) A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing the secretary of state to issue emergency orders related to the conduct of an election during certain peacetime emergencies; appropriating money from the Help America Vote Act account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.
Bill language will be posted as soon as possible.
Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.
Public testimony Information:.
TESTIFYING:.
Testimony will be limited, please plan accordingly.
If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate.
HANDOUTS:.
Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3pm the day before the meeting to the committee administrator.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

****
(HTV1) & Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
2:30 p.m. - (live) House Education Policy Committee (Remote Hearing)
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda:
Overview of the Remote Hearing Process.
COVID-19 response legislation:.
HF4415 (Davnie).
- Please see the DE9 amendment below and on the committee’s website.
Agenda items may be added.
Public testimony instructions:.
- If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or have feedback you would like to share, please email the committee administrator at alyssa.fritz@house.mn.
- If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff by 10am the day of the remote hearing to receive instructions.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

******************
Tuesday, April 14
(HTV1) & Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
12 p.m. - (live) House Floor Session
The House of Representatives has adjourned until April 14, 2020 at noon, or until a time and date determined pursuant to HC4 (Winkler/Gazelka): A House concurrent resolution relating to adjournment of the legislature until the public interest warrants it.