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Event Schedule

FRIDAY: No House meetings scheduled
Friday, February 23 2024 2/23/2024 8:00 AM
Watch: Live Event
There are no House meetings scheduled.


MONDAY: Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 8:30 AM
Watch: Live Event
Approval of firefighter relief association actuarial assumption changes.
HF3636 (Cha)/SF3574 (Pappas) State auditor's volunteer firefighter working group recommendations implemented, volunteer firefighters relief associations governing provisions modified, and conforming changes made.
Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Plan (PERA SVF) Incentive Plan report.
HFXXXX (Berg)/SFXXXX (Nelson) Public Employees Retirement Association police and fire plan; clarifying eligibility for firefighters.


MONDAY: House Ways and Means Committee – part 1 *
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 10:30 AM
Watch: Live Event
*Committee will recess and reconvene approximately 15 minutes after Floor Session to take up HF3489 (Frazier).
HF3377 (Hansen) Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund; previous appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
HF3436 (Tabke) Various policies modified, including but not limited to legislative routes, driving rules, small business contract preferences, nondivisible loads, and greater Minnesota transit programs; technical corrections made; and money appropriated.
HF3437 (Klevorn) Plymouth; Michael Gau Memorial Bridge on US Highway 169 over Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 9 designated.
* HF3489 (Frazier) School Resource Officers; public safety provided, grounds for use of reasonable force in schools modified, school resource officer duties defined and minimum training requirements established, school resource officer model policy development required, and money appropriated.


MONDAY: House Human Services Policy Committee
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 1:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
HF3646 (Pinto) Statutory infrastructure created for the new Department of Children, Youth, and Families; and statutes moved and copied.
HF3711 (Hicks) Modifying home and community-based services standards for out-of-home respite services for children.
HF3938 (Curran) Residential programs licensing and zoning requirements modified.
HF3835 (Frederick) Commissioner of human services directed to authorize indirect billing for individualized home supports.


MONDAY: House Commerce Finance and Policy Committee
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 1:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
HF3777 (O’Driscoll) Persons 17 years of age permitted to serve alcoholic beverages.
HF3539 (Edelson) Sales restrictions of aerosol dusters containing 1, 1-difluoroethane established, and criminal penalties provided.
HF3857 (Hollins) Technical amendments provided for scrap metal dealer record-keeping and marking requirements for purchase or acquisition of catalytic converters.
HF3652 (Olson, L.) Electronic entertainment disclosures required.
HF3680 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Consumer loans; federal amendments relating to applicable interest rates rejected.
HF4040 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Minnesota Securities Act registration provisions modified, and franchise fee deferral modified.
HF4085 (Tabke) Gasoline weights and measures governing provisions modified or eliminated.
HF3981 (Novotny) Written estimates required to be provided for repairs costing more than $100.


MONDAY: House Capital Investment Committee
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 1:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
Federal IIJA Environment-related/Broadband: broadband, clean energy and power; environmental remediation; resiliency; water; and other.


MONDAY: House Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 1:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
Department of Veteran Affairs session priorities.
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans presentation.
HF3870 (Olson, B.) Armory provisions modified.
HF3790 (Wiens) Reporting on grants issued by commissioner of veterans affairs required.
HF1666 (Hudella) Veteran service officers authorized to receive vital records without a fee.
HF3505 (Knudsen) Property tax provisions modified, and exclusion amount increased for homesteads of veterans with disabilities.


MONDAY: Session Daily Update
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 3:25 PM
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Updates from the House.


MONDAY: House Floor Session
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 3:30 PM
Watch: Live Event
House Floor Session

MONDAY: House Ways and Means Committee – part 2*
Monday, February 26 2024 2/26/2024 4:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
* Committee will reconvene approximately 15 minutes after Floor Session.
HF3489 (Frazier) School Resource Officers; public safety provided, grounds for use of reasonable force in schools modified, school resource officer duties defined and minimum training requirements established, school resource officer model policy development required, and money appropriated.


News and Notes

Bill Introductions: HF4026-HF4220

2024 Session

The 2024 legislative session must end by May 20.

2024 religious recesses

  • Easter: 5 p.m. March 27 until noon on April 2
  • Eid: 5 p.m. April 9 until noon on April 11
  • Passover: April 22-23, activity to resume at noon on April 24 

2024 committee deadlines

  • March 22: Committees in both bodies must act favorably on bills that are not major appropriation or finance bills
  • April 19: Committees in both bodies must act favorably on major appropriation and finance bills

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