MINNESOTA

Amendments

Dept. of the Interior: authorize St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values (S. 1134), S46, S47 [23JA]

Superior National Forest: expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (H.R. 5544), H5880, H5881, H5882, H5884 [12SE]

——— expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (H.R. 5544), consideration (H. Res. 773), H5785 [11SE]

Bills and resolutions

Lakes: remove designation of Mille Lacs Lake as a federally navigable body of water to eliminate Federal regulation of certain activities (see S. 3251), S3631 [24MY] (see H.R. 5797), H3102 [17MY]

North Country National Scenic Trail: revise route to include trails along Lake Superior’s north shore and in Superior National Forest and Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota (see S. 3319), S4368 [20JN] (see H.R. 5980), H3914 [20JN]

Superior National Forest: expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (see H.R. 5544), H2441 [8MY]

——— expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (H.R. 5544), consideration (see H. Res. 773), H5764 [10SE]

E-mails 

Exempt exchange of Federal lands for State trust lands in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of the Superior National Forest from payments to St. Louis, Cook, and Lake Counties, MN: Jim Johnson, Cook County, MN, Commissioner, H5876 [12SE]

Letters

Exempt exchange of Federal lands for State trust lands in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of the Superior National Forest from payments to St. Louis, Cook, and Lake Counties, MN: Rich Sve, Lake County, MN, Board of Commissioners, H5877 [12SE]

Mille Lacs Lake Freedom To Fish Act: Tim Spreck, Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Alliance, H5607 [1AU]

Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act impact on Chippewa tribal treaty rights and tribal consultation: Karen R. Diver, Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation Business Committee, H5881 [12SE]

Memorandums

Mille Lacs Lake Freedom To Fish Act: Coast Guard, H5607 [1AU]

——— D.L. Nichols, Coast Guard, H5607 [1AU]

Motions

Superior National Forest: expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (H.R. 5544), H5888 [12SE]

Remarks in House

American Crystal Sugar Co.: decision to lockout factory workers at Moorhead, MN, H386 [2FE]

——— restart of negotiations to settle labor dispute and lockout at Moorhead, MN, factory, H3489 [6JN]

Bennett, Kevin: National Association of Secondary School Principals Minnesota Middle School Principal of the Year award recipient, E1754 [14NO]

Bernard, Ali: tribute for participation in Olympic Games, E1426 [3AU]

Bootsma, Rachel: tribute for participation in Olympic Games, H5528 [1AU]

Continental Congress: anniversary of Northwest Ordinance adoption, E1594 [21SE]

Dept. of the Interior: authorize St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values (S. 1134), H1079H1085 [29FE], E291 [1MR]

——— prohibit drilling permits or leasing of any area within a certain distance of the Great Lakes or the Florida Everglades, H884, H885 [16FE]

Education: anniversary of charter schools establishment, H4810 [11JY]

Feed My Starving Children (organization): anniversary, H6419 [16NO]

Hennepin County, MN: tribute to Hennipin Health program, H1920 [18AP]

History: anniversary of U.S.-Dakota War, E1968 [19DE]

Hormel Foods Corp.: anniversary of SPAM, H5211 [25JY]

International Institute of Minnesota: tribute, E513 [30MR]

Kimball, MN: anniversary of Knaus Sausage House (business), E1725 [26OC]

Lakes: remove designation of Mille Lacs Lake as a federally navigable body of water to eliminate Federal regulation of certain activities (H.R. 5797), H5606H5608 [1AU]

Minneapolis, MN: anniversary of Hard Times Café, E1880 [5DE]

Minnetonka, MN: tribute to Minnetonka High School girls’ hockey team, H956 [27FE]

Mound, MN: anniversary, E661 [26AP]

Native Americans: provide for the use and distribution of the funds awarded to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, et al, by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Docket Numbers 19 and 188 (H.R. 1272), H3723H3725 [18JN]

Rochester, MN: anniversary of Boy Scout Troop 21, E1699 [16OC]

Roehl, Jackie: Education Minnesota (organization) Minnesota Teacher of the Year award recipient, H2303 [7MY]

Safety: adoption of new rules to ensure player safety during high school hockey games, H11 [17JA]

St. Paul, MN: anniversary of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 110, E1332 [25JY]

——— anniversary of Pilgrim Baptist Church, E1300 [23JY]

——— anniversary of United Steelworkers (organization) Local 264, E1349 [30JY]

Superior National Forest: ensure certain Federal lands exchanged for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness will still be open for recreational use, H5888, H5889 [12SE]

——— ensure Chippewa tribal treaty rights and tribal consultation relative to certain Federal lands exchanged for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, H5880, H5881 [12SE]

——— ensure that private property interests are not negatively impacted by exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, H5883, H5884 [12SE]

——— exempt exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from calculation of payments to St. Louis, Cook, and Lake Counties, H5874, H5876 [12SE]

——— expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (H.R. 5544), H5014 [19JY], H5873H5890 [12SE]

——— expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (H.R. 5544), consideration (H. Res. 773), H5780H5787 [11SE]

——— expedite exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (H.R. 5544), motion to recommit, H5888, H5889 [12SE]

——— require land appraisals based on accepted Federal standards before exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, H5884, H5885 [12SE]

——— restore public participation with environmental review relative to exchange of certain Federal lands for State trust lands located in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, H5878, H5881, H5882 [12SE]

Trust for Public Land (organization): anniversary, E1554 [19SE]

Winona, MN: anniversary of Winona Area Chamber of Commerce, H3588 [7JN]

Remarks in Senate

Dept. of the Interior: authorize St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values (S. 1134), S33, S47 [23JA], S1180 [1MR]

Minneapolis, MN: anniversary of I–35 bridge collapse, S5811, S5847 [1AU]

Native Americans: provide for the use and distribution of the funds awarded to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, et al, by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Docket Numbers 19 and 188 (H.R. 1272), S6674 [21SE]

Senate: tribute to Senators and staff who worked on S. 1134, Dept. of the Interior authorization of St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values, S123 [26JA]

South St. Paul, MN: anniversary, S1192 [1MR]

Suicide: impact of increasing rate, S7146 [29NO]

Reports filed

Consideration of H.R. 5544, Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 773) (H. Rept. 112–660), H5764 [10SE]

Dept. of the Interior Authorization of St. Croix River Crossing Project With Appropriate Mitigation Measures To Promote River Values: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (Senate) (S. 1134) (S. Rept. 112–124), S42 [23JA]

Mille Lacs Lake Freedom To Fish Act: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 5797) (H. Rept. 112–634), H5524 [31JY]

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (H.R. 1272), S5870 [1AU]

——— Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1272) (H. Rept. 112–501), H3265 [30MY]

Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5544) (H. Rept. 112–655), H5764 [10SE]

Texts of

H. Res. 773, consideration of H.R. 5544, Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act and H.R. 5949, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act counterterrorism and intelligence gathering tools extension, H5780 [11SE]

H.R. 1272, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act, H3723 [18JN]

H.R. 5544, Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act, H5879 [12SE]

H.R. 5797, Mille Lacs Lake Freedom To Fish Act, H5606 [1AU]

S. 1134, Dept. of the Interior authorization of St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values, S47, S48 [23JA], H1079 [29FE]

Tributes

Franken, Senator, S5847 [1AU]

Klobuchar, Senator, S6932 [27NO]

Wellstone, Paul D., E2042 [3JA]

Wellstone, Paul D. and Sheila, S2756, S2765 [26AP]