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

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

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

8 a.m. - (live) House Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division
Agenda:
Discussion and any amendments on HF1 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Early childhood; additional funding and opportunities for children ages birth to three created; programs and funding for prenatal care services, home visiting, early childhood education, and child care assistance governed; and money appropriated (please see DE5 amendment posted).

10:00 a.m. - (live) Senate Republicans Press Conference
Topic:
Senate Tax Chair Roger Chamberlain presents Senate Republican tax plan.

11:00 a.m. - (live) Senate Floor Session

Following - (delayed broadcast) Press Conference on Constitutional Amendment
Topic:
Removing reference to slavery from the Minnesota Constitution.

12:45 p.m. - (live) House Transportation Finance and Policy Division
Agenda:
HF3085 (Tabke) Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, and report required.

3:25 p.m. - Session Daily Update
Updates from the House

3:30 p.m. - (live) House Floor Session
Calendar for the Day.
HF5 (Halverson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
HF11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.

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LEGISLATIVE WEBCASTS
(All times are Central Time Zone)

SENATE WEBCASTS:
9:15 a.m - (live) Press Conference on Constitutional Amendment
Topic:
Removing reference to slavery from the Minnesota Constitution.

10:00 a.m. - (live) Senate Republicans Press Conference
Topic:
Senate Tax Chair Roger Chamberlain presents Senate Republican tax plan.

11:00 a.m. - (live) Senate Floor Session

1:00 p.m. - (live) Senate Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Agenda:
S.F. 752 (Jensen, S.) Major political party designation thresholds modification; nominating petition requirements modification; political party decision on which candidates may affiliate with the party on the ballot authorization.

3:00 p.m. - (live) Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
Agenda:
S.F. 3007 (Frentz) Farm safety grants programs establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 3086 (Draheim) Pending re-referral - University of Minnesota (U of M) extension grain storage facility safety curriculum creation appropriation.

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HOUSE WEBCASTS:
(HTV1)
8 a.m. - (live) House State Government Finance Division
Agenda:
Overview hearing for the Minnesota Board of Cosmetology

(HTV2)
8 a.m. - (live) House Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division
Agenda:
Discussion and any amendments on HF1 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Early childhood; additional funding and opportunities for children ages birth to three created; programs and funding for prenatal care services, home visiting, early childhood education, and child care assistance governed; and money appropriated (please see DE5 amendment posted).

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(HTV1)
9:45 a.m. - (live) House Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division
Agenda:
Update from Department of Agriculture on farm/rural stress initiatives
- Meg Moynihan, Ag Marketing & Development
- Monica McConkey, Rural Mental Health Specialist Update from Department of Agriculture on farm safety
- Thom Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Agriculture
- Paul Hugunin, Department of Agriculture Ag. Marketing & Development Division Director
- Nancy Leppink, Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry
HF3224 (Brand) Farm safety grant program established, and money appropriated
- Michele Gran and James Gran

(HTV2)
9:45 a.m. - (live) House Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division
Agenda:
HF3436 (Acomb) Energy; various grant programs established, and money appropriated.
Bills may be added to the agenda

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(HTV1)
12:45 p.m. - (live) House Transportation Finance and Policy Division
Agenda:
HF3085 (Tabke) Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, and report required.

(HTV2)
12:45 p.m. - (live) House Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division
Agenda:
Update and overview on Emerald Ash Borer in Minnesota.

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(HTV1)
3:25 p.m. - Session Daily Update
Updates from the House

3:30 p.m. - (live) House Floor Session
Calendar for the Day.
HF5 (Halverson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
HF11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.