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Government Operations

Friday, March 28, 2014
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Agenda:
HF1951 (Murphy) Omnibus pensions and retirement bill.
SF663 (JohnsonC) State agencies and legislature waste management resource recovery provisions modified.
HF3073 (Atkins) Insurance fraud regulations modified to reduce incidences, no-fault auto benefits regulated, property and casualty coverages regulated, reimbursement for prescription drugs limited, batch billing regulated, economic benefits modified under chapter 65B, and task force established on motor vehicle insurance coverage verification.
HF3214 (Atkins) Compensation Council authority changed.
HF3169 (Metsa) Legislative Salary Council established, and constitutional amendment proposed to stop lawmakers from setting their own pay.
HF2543 (Hortman) Data classified, reporting requirements modified, permitting efficiencies modified and created, Pollution Control Agency duties modified, administrative penalty order and field citation provisions modified, civil penalties provided, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.
HF2313 (Winkler) Confidential employee definition changed.
HF2724 (Nelson) Agency rulemaking regulated.



Government Operations

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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Agenda: HF2724 (Nelson - agency rulemaking regulated) has been progressed to Friday's agenda.
HF2945 (Murphy) Investment reporting modified.
HF2541 (Hortman) Energy improvement program changes made for local governments, and technical changes made.
HF2434 (Woodard) Cedar Lake area water and sanitary sewer district maximum number of connections increased; and Helena Township in Scott County authorized to use surplus land, property, or money after removal of a subordinate service district.
HF653 (Quam) Social media communications not considered meetings under open meeting law.
HF2474 (Hansen) Dakota County; local county government plan adoption authorized.
HF2613 (Nelson) Hennepin County; multijurisdictional reinvestment program modified.



Government Operations

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Agenda: Bills not heard during the morning meeting will be progressed to a Wednesday evening meeting.
HF2214 (Sawatzky) Transportation Department technical changes made, contracting requirements clarified, U-turn rules modified, bridge inspection authority provided, reporting requirements modified, and appropriations modified.
HF2523 (WardJo) Local public health system changes made.
HF2755 (Paymar) Corrections; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed.
HF3017 (Paymar) Public Safety Department; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed, Violent Crime Coordinating Council related provisions modified, grants provided for support services to victims of sexual assault and victims of crime, and report required on collection of data on victims of domestic abuse.
HF2319 (Nelson) Metropolitan Council additional investment authority granted, investments by a Minnesota joint powers investment trust authorized, and conforming technical changes made.
HF2664 (Nelson) State agency obsolete language eliminated and antiquated, unnecessary language modernized.
HF2724 (Nelson) Agency rulemaking regulated.



Government Operations

Friday, March 21, 2014
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Agenda: The agenda will be updated throughout the week.
HF2932 (Liebling) Health and human services committees and task forces established and modified, and prescription monitoring program changed.
HF1425 (Falk) Municipal annexation by ordinance provided, and definitions changed or added for purposes of boundary adjustments.
HF2128 (Hansen) Disaster response contingency account created to partially match federal disaster assistance when the legislature is not in session, and money appropriated.
HF2701 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account created; unused disaster relief appropriation transfer to contingency account required; a disaster relief cost-share relationship established between the state, local governments, and American Indian tribes and bands; state public disaster assistance authorized in the absence of federal assistance; and money appropriated.
HF2715 (Dill) Natural Resources Department; obsolete laws modified and repealed, regulatory efficiencies provided, and drainage inspector requirements modified.
HF1868 (Freiberg) Executive branch advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF1863 (Loeffler) Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF1864 (Fischer) Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF1865 (Dorholt) Transportation Department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF1866 (Morgan) Commerce department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF1867 (Loeffler) Executive branch advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF1870 (Holberg) Executive branch advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF2361 (Moran) Health disparities in minority populations addressed and health priorities of minority populations identified, health disparities task force created, and money appropriated.
HF2315 (Kahn) Industrial hemp research authorized in accordance with federal law, rulemaking authorized, and report required.
HF2956 (Dehn) Election day free transit service provided, and money appropriated.
HF2760 (Huntley) Health care homes advisory committee established.
HF2977 (Franson) Home care provider licensing and compliance monitoring changes made.
HF2528 (Runbeck) Groundwater management area advisory teams and approval of groundwater management area plans required.
HF3222 (Huntley) Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission created and report required.


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House Government Operations Committee - part 1
01:45 - Gavel.
01:58 - HF2932 (Liebling) Minnesota TANF Expenditures Task Force established.
56:18 - HF2701 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account created; unused disaster relief appropriation transfer required; a disaster relief cost-share relationship established between the state, local governments, and American Indian tribes and bands; and state public disaster assistance authorized in the absence of federal assistance.
2:26:51 - HF2715 (Dill) Natural Resources Department; obsolete laws repealed, and regulatory efficiencies provided.
The committee recessed.
Runs 2 hours, 46 minutes.

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House Government Operations Committee - part 2
02:05 - Gavel, and consideration of HF1425 (Falk) Orderly annexation agreement effect provided, and annexation limited.
08:20 - HF2956 (Dehn) Election day free transit service provided, and money appropriated.
The committee recessed.
Runs 46 minutes.


Government Operations

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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Agenda: Other bills will likely be added.
HF2852 (Dill) Omnibus game and fish bill.
HF3043 (Allen) Cemetery property transfer to tribal cemetery association authorized by local governments.
HF2970 (Anzelc) Grand Rapids Central School Commission creation authorization repealed.
HF3081 (Clark) Culturally and linguistically accessible resource task force created for Asian-Pacific women and their children seeking independence from exploitative, abusive, and dangerous circumstances; and report required.
HF2840 (Fritz) District One Hospital authorized to sell real and personal property, and hospital district dissolution provided.
HF2762 (Uglem) Board of Cosmetologist Examiners changes made, and expedited rulemaking required.
HF3041 (Nelson) Revenue Department and state debt collection obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws removed.



Government Operations

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2566 (Mahoney) St. Paul Port Authority; meetings by telephone or other electronic means authorized.
HF2917 (Simon) Special service district ordinance, petition, and veto requirements modified.
HF2217 (Murphy) Grant management process and contract management provisions changed, and encumbrance exception in the grant process provided.
HF2693 (Sawatzky) Special Education Case Load and Rule Alignment Task Force (2014) recommendations implemented, and commissioner of education authorized to use expedited rulemaking to implement the rule recommendations of the task force.
HF2783 (Isaacson) Ramsey County Housing and Redevelopment Authority authorized to establish housing improvement areas.
HF2968 (Anzelc) Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission four-year terms authorized.
HF2220 (Barrett) North Branch authorized to increase its Public Utilities Commission from three to up to seven members.
HF2461 (Lesch) Employee earned sick and safe time provided.
HF2318 (Hansen) Special School District No. 6, South St. Paul, authorized to dissolve election districts.
HF2236 (Freiberg) Open meeting law changed.
HF2165 (Dill) Minnesota Sustainable Forest Resources Act updated.
HF2617 (Nelson) State government technical changes made; sections renumbered; antiquated, unnecessary, and obsolete language eliminated or modernized; and existing provisions updated.



Government Operations

Friday, March 14, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2180 (Murphy) School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
HF1961 (Halverson) Ethics in government; economic disclosure and conflicts of interest requirements expanded.
HF2937 (Freiberg) Minnesota Historical Society technical changes made.
HF2569 (Sawatzky) Educational opportunity for military children interstate compact adopted, and military-connected youth identifier required.



Government Operations

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2365 (Murphy) Professional licensing boards required to expedite license processing for former and current members of the military, and report required.
HF2372 (Schoen) Human Rights Department application for certificate of compliance scope changes made, and requirements for bids and proposals clarified.
HF2147 (Rosenthal) Continued employer insurance contributions required for former Corrections Department employees.
HF2787 (Hornstein) Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles purchase by state agencies barriers eliminated.
HF2392 (Hornstein) State agencies; cleaner fuel-powered motor vehicles purchase barriers eliminated.
HF2391 (Hornstein) State SmartFleet requirements modified.
HF2849 (Garofalo) Electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle purchase by state barriers eliminated.
HF2926 (Carlson) Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
HF2157 (Winkler) Workplace bullying policy required for state government agencies.
HF2281 (Winkler) Legislators' privilege from arrest clarified, and driving while impaired specified as a breach of the peace for purposes of the Minnesota Constitution.
HF2785 (Dorholt) Central fund feasibility study creation required to pay for costs of providing accommodations to state employees with disabilities.
HF2621 (Freiberg) Lifeguards at public beaches required to have minimum training.
HF1941 (Dehn) Mortgage foreclosure mediation established, and money appropriated.



Government Operations

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2317 (Ward) Brainerd permitted to purchase Brainerd Dam.
HF2450 (Mahoney) St. Paul; authority to spend tax increments expanded.
HF2311 (Hansen) County commissioner prohibited from serving as drainage inspector.
HF2663 (Nelson) Metropolitan Council obsolete governing provisions repealed, and conforming technical changes made.



Government Operations

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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Agenda:
HF2419 (Fritz) State-administered retirement savings plan report to the legislature required by the commissioner of management and budget, and money appropriated.
HF2282 (Norton) Autism spectrum disorder statewide strategic plan implemented.
HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
HF1943 (Mullery) State procurement provision modified relating to bidders' past work.
HF2088 (Fischer) State hydrologist position established.
HF2373 (Moran) Equal pay certificate required as a condition for public contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2091 (Winkler) Private and public employee labor standards provided, minimum wage regulated, and state employee use of donated vacation leave regulated.
HF1931 (Halverson) E-cigarettes, and nicotine and lobelia delivery products regulated.



Government Operations

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Agenda:
HF1984 (Sundin) Public construction accountability and transparency enhancement provided, and responsible contractor definition requirement established.
HF1943 (Mullery) State procurement provision modified relating to bidders' past work.
HF2088 (Fischer) State hydrologist position established.
HF2091 (Winkler) Private and public employee labor standards provided, minimum wage regulated, and state employee use of donated vacation leave regulated.
HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.


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House Government Operations Committee *
04:13 - Gavel.
06:18 - HF1984 (Sundin) Public construction accountability and transparency enhancement provided, and responsible contractor definition requirement established.
* Coverage of this long-running committee ended early in order to allow us to cover a previously scheduled committee that followed.
Runs 1 hour, 7 minutes.


Government Operations

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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Agenda:
HF155 (Runbeck) Notaries public permitted maximum fees increased.
HF655 (Howe) High-voltage transmission line routing process regulated, and designation of a preferred route prohibited in the permitting process.
HF2029 (Kahn) Diverse racial and ethnic Minnesota community artist study required for funding, impact and needs.
HF1455 (Brynaert) Blue Earth County; library board made advisory to the county board.
HF1631 (Mariani) Cesar Chavez Day designated as March 31.
HF2093 (Carlson) State agencies prohibited from paying more than ten percent over the appraised value to acquire real property.



Government Operations

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Agenda: Joint hearing to overview the state's administrative rulemaking process Testimony by: Ms. Patricia Winget, editor of the Minnesota Rulemaking Manuel The Honorable Eric Lipman, assistant chief law judge, Office of Administrative Hearings Mr. Paul Marinac, Office of the Revisor of Statutes, Minnesota State Legislature Panel Discussion of state agency and private sector representatives familiar with rulemaking process.

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Joint meeting of the House Government Operations Committee, and the Senate State and Local Government Committee
01:38 - Gavel and introductory comments.
02:54 - Overview the state's administrative rulemaking process.
1:42:00 - Panel discussion of state agency and private sector professionals.
Runs 2 hours, 42 minutes.


Government Operations

Monday, May 13, 2013
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Agenda:
HF1823 (Metsa) Council authorized to establish salaries for legislators, Compensation Council composition changed, and constitutional amendment proposed.



Government Operations

Thursday, May 2, 2013
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Agenda:
HF1425 (Falk) Municipal annexation by ordinance provided, and definitions changed or added for purposes of boundary adjustments.



Government Operations

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
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Agenda: HF1765 (Nelson) Labor peace agreements required for receipt of public funds - will be added to the agenda pending re-referral from Rules, after it is heard in Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries.
HF1769 (Fischer) Legislative Water Commission created, powers and duties prescribed, and legislative appointments provided.
HF1740 (Hornstein) Metropolitan area joint powers board amended, sales tax imposed, and allocation of funds provided.
HF1775 (Kahn) Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area provisions modified.



Government Operations

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Agenda: Several options for the statutorily-mandated redistricting for the Metropolitan Council and other metro agencies will be considered by the committee. Map 1A is a revised version of Map 1. The link for the three maps that have been proposed thus far is: http://www.gis.leg.mn/html/mcplans2013.html
HF1684 (Nelson) Metropolitan Council redistricting provided, and district boundaries adopted.
HF1710 (Hansen) Environmental Quality Board provisions modified, advisory committee extended, health-related selection committee and advisory council established, and rulemaking and data collection provided.
HF1740 (Hornstein) Metropolitan area joint powers board amended, sales tax imposed, and allocation of funds provided.
HF1742 (Winkler) Sunset Act repealed.



Government Operations

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Agenda: The second omnibus pension bill that was recommended by the Pension Commission on April 2 will be considered as a DE amendment for HF1152
HF1152 (Murphy) Retirement; various provisions modified relating to retirement plans, benefits and contributions, vesting, computing annuities, postretirement adjustments, disability, early retirement, survivor benefits, new judges, existing judges, MSRS and PERA, Teachers Retirement Association, Duluth and St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Associations, and salary and payroll assumptions.
HF1705 (Mariani) Commissioner of education granted rulemaking authority.



Government Operations

Friday, March 22, 2013
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Agenda: .HF629 (Murphy, M) the first omnibus pensions bill, will be the first bill on the printed agenda. The Chair reserves the right to adjust the order of the agenda to accommodate member availability an length of time needed for individual bills.
HF866 (Freiberg) Procurement and solicitation process and nonvisual technology access standards provisions changed, and contracts with private entity services provided.
HF938 (Sawatzky) State directories and guidebooks eliminated.
HF1220 (Winkler) Online and Digital Learning Advisory Council modified.
HF855 (JohnsonC) State agencies and legislature waste management resource recovery provisions modified.
HF629 (Murphy) Omnibus pensions bill.
HF1383 (Newton) Special education case loads task force established, and report required.
HF767 (Morgan) Omnibus Department of Human Services continuing care policy bill.
HF655 (Howe) High-voltage transmission line routing process regulated, and designation of a preferred route prohibited in the permitting process.
HF1284 (Schoen) Motor fuel sale restriction by local units of government prohibited.


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08:23 - Gavel, and consideration of HF629 (Murphy, M) Local police and salaried firefighter relief association consolidation accounts statutes revised and repealed.
1:17:27 - HF767 (Morgan) Continuing care provisions changes made; advisory task force, nursing home, resident relocation, medical assistance, long-term care consultation services, assessments, maltreatment reporting provisions modified, and report required.
1:21:09 - HF655 (Howe) High-voltage transmission line routing process regulated, and designation of a preferred route prohibited in the permitting process, and condemnation procedures modified.
1:24:32 - HF1383 (Newton) Special education case loads task force established, and report required.
1:30:00 - HF1284 (Schoen) Motor fuel sale restriction prohibited.
1:38:13 - HF938 (Sawatzky) State government streamlined.
1:46:22 - HF855 (Johnson) State agencies and Legislature waste management resource recovery provisions changes made.
1:53:00 - HF1220 (Winkler) Online and Digital Learning Advisory Council modified.
1:56:06 - HF866 (Freiberg) Procurement and solicitation process provisions changed.
Runs 2 hours, 20 minutes.


Government Operations

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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Agenda: Other bills may be added to the agenda
HF338 (Bly) Eminent domain provisions modified with respect to electric power utilities.
HF758 (Albright) Adult basic education program representative added to the Workforce Development Council.



Government Operations

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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Agenda: HF950 and HF894 will be heard during the morning portion of the committee hearing.
HF262 (Halverson) Spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury research grant program established, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury advisory committee established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF543 (Liebling) Council on Disability membership decreased from 21 to 17.
HF128 (Slocum) Solid waste collection organization implementation process for cities amended.
HF1382 (Anzelc) Municipalities authorized to issue obligations without election for certain street improvements.
HF646 (Morgan) Driver instruction permit provisions modified and clarified, Novice Driver Education Improvement Task Force established, rulemaking authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1389 (Kahn) Finance and budget provisions changed, Office of MN.IT Services added to provisions and MN.IT provisions changed, and state information network exempted from term limitations on contracts.
HF1390 (Kahn) Geospatial Information Office provisions updated.
HF1050 (Runbeck) Hugo; regional sewer and water system feasibility study grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1196 (Nelson) Competitive bid advertisement publications in a recognized industry trade journal authorized.
HF778 (Persell) Road easements exchange provided, forest management investment account and State Timber Act modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF894 (Simon) Omnibus elections policy bill.
HF950 (Nelson) Family child care providers and home and community-based long-term care services collective bargaining authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF857 (Atkins) Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.



Government Operations

Friday, March 15, 2013
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Agenda:
HF826 (Davnie) Safe and supportive schools provided by prohibiting bullying.
HF699 (Simonson) Public safety personnel on authorized leave reimbursement grants provided to local units of government.
HF1182 (Schoen) Department of Human Rights certificates of compliance provisions changed.
HF1413 (Fritz) Telecommunications access funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF573 (Ward) Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
HF592 (WardJo) Perpich Center for Arts Education authorized to operate a voluntary integration magnet school, staff and facilities transferred, funding provided, formulas modified, and money appropriated.
HF622 (Marquart) Minnesota Youth Council Committee established.
HF1071 (Poppe) Omnibus agriculture policy bill.
HF853 (Savick) Fire and police department aid threshold for financial reports and audits modified.
HF653 (Quam) Social media communications not considered meetings under open meeting law.
HF1175 (Wagenius) Minnesota agricultural water quality program established, and rulemaking authorized.
HF1300 (Anzelc) Pollution Control Agency rule on fugitive emissions modified.
HF1378 (Mahoney) Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals personnel provisions modified.
HF1020 (Fischer) Emerging Adulthood Task Force created.
HF906 (Hansen) Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1255 (Johnson) Office of Broadband Development established in the Department of Commerce, duties assigned, Department of Transportation required to post a database on its website, and reports required.
HF1510 (Nelson) Hennepin County; county contract provisions updated and technical corrections made.
HF1065 (Metsa) Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission created.



Government Operations

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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Agenda:
HF692 (Lenczewski) Unimproved property defined for deferment purposes, assessment hearing related provisions reorganized, and conforming amendments made.
HF639 (Mullery) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; laws governing purchasing from small businesses and targeted group businesses provided to apply.
HF1072 (Bly) County alternative service delivery pilot program established, and employees transferred to provide alternative service delivery under the program provided.
HF1118 (Freiberg) Bond security requirements modified.
HF1178 (Poppe) Employee military leave clarified.
HF1195 (Nelson) Hennepin County given the same authority as Minneapolis to negotiate agreements relating to skilled trade and craft workers and apprentices.
HF1278 (Mariani) Poverty impact statement on bills required when requested by a legislator.
HF1291 (Kahn) Appropriations provided to continue in effect in the absence of a major appropriation bill with certain exceptions and adjustments.
HF1158 (Marquart) School climate council and school climate council center established.
HF1197 (Beard) Financial and data security audits provided, and notice to the legislative auditor required.
HF1065 (Metsa) Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission created.
HF883 (Metsa) Trade policy advisory group created.
HF731 (Dill) Natural resources commissioner authority modified, water-related service provider training exemption provided, Matthew Lourey Trail extended, fees modified, state park permit exemption created, duplicate cross-country ski pass provided, and wildlife rehabilitation permit exemption provided.
HF742 (Dill) Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF737 (Hansen) Clean water fund expenditures authorized, reporting requirements modified, Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Act modified, wastewater laboratories certification and sanitary districts provided, obsolete rules repealed, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1257 (Yarusso) Teacher candidates and licensure basic skills requirements clarified, and advisory task force established.
HF1297 (Carlson) Legislative Advisory Commission, Legislative Coordinating Commission, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Compensation Council, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission provisions changed.
HF1337 (Brynaert) Statewide assessments aligned with state academic standards, career and college readiness benchmarks series provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.



Government Operations

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Agenda:
HF745 (Erhardt) Municipalities authorized to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts, adoption of street improvement plan required, and collection of fees authorized.
HF1138 (Newton) Minnesota Code of Military Justice updated, and clarifying language provided.
HF1120 (Freiberg) Judicial review of contested case service on all parties required.
HF1219 (Hornstein) Metropolitan Airports Commission meetings with broad public interest required to be held outside of the airport security area.
HF1320 (Anzelc) Mine inspector provisions and technical, clarifying, and other policy changes made.



Government Operations

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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Agenda:
HF588 (Atkins) Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF548 (Melin) American steel product use or supply required on certain projects.
HF745 (Erhardt) Municipalities authorized to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts, adoption of street improvement plan required, and collection of fees authorized.



Government Operations

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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Agenda: HF83 (Freiberg) Tenant remedies provided, single point of contact and various notice provisions provided relating to mortgage foreclosures, mortgage foreclosure dual tracking prohibited, and mandatory mediation required prior to commencing a mortgage foreclosure. (A Draft Second Engrossment of HF83 is attached, pending approval by the full House on March 4.) All testimony and amendments for all bills scheduled must relate to issues within the jurisdiction of the House Government Operations Committee.
HF414 (Hornstein) Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month designated in April.
HF310 (Moran) Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council for the Department of Human Services created.
HF84 (Lesch) Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF789 (Dorholt) Open Education Resource Council established, reports required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF462 (Poppe) Cellulosic ethanol production goal sunset date provided, definitions established, ethanol minimum content requirement converted to a biofuel requirement, petroleum replacement goal expanded, biofuels task force required, and E20 mandate language repealed.
HF441 (Hilstrom) Employees and officers of local public pension plans required to report unlawful actions to the state auditor.
HF477 (Davnie) Adult high school diploma requirements standardized, and advisory task force established.
HF624 (Rosenthal) House of representatives district boundaries adjusted within senate district 49, and obsolete district description repealed.
HF669 (Simonson) Statewide Radio Board expanded and updated to include the latest emergency communication technologies and authorized to elect to become a statewide emergency communication board; tribal governments included in regional board structure; and comprehensive authority provided under board to address all emergency communications.
HF697 (Mullery) Homeless Youth Task Force established.
HF738 (Isaacson) Metropolitan Council miscellaneous statutory technical corrections made, and obsolete language removed and modified.
HF765 (Laine) Office of Collaboration and Dispute Management created in the Bureau of Mediation Services, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF796 (Davnie) Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF1028 (Loeffler) Hennepin Soil and Water Conservation District discontinued and duties transferred.
HF834 (Fischer) Metropolitan Area Water Supply Advisory Committee sunset date extended.



Government Operations

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Agenda: Other bills may be added to agenda
HF157 (Hilstrom) Bullion coin dealers regulated, registration required, conduct prohibited; and enforcement authority, civil, and criminal penalties provided.
HF328 (Liebling) Minnesota Task Force on Prematurity duties and reporting dates amended.
HF542 (Loeffler) Whistleblower additional protection provided to state employees.
HF651 (Persell) Accounting software development, updating, and funding provided; and money appropriated.



Government Operations

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Agenda:
HF409 (Norton) Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF651 (Persell) Accounting software development, updating, and funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF322 (Erickson) Minnesota Agriculture Education Leadership Council extended.
HF653 (Quam) Social media communications not considered meetings under open meeting law.



Government Operations

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Agenda:
HF409 (Norton) Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF155 (Runbeck) Notaries public permitted maximum fees increased.



Government Operations

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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Agenda:
HF414 (Hornstein) Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month designated in April.
HF507 (Simonson) Tax Expenditure Advisory Commission created, and review and sunset of tax expenditures provided.


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01:37 - Gavel.
01:50 - HF152 (Nelson) Transportation ombudsperson established.
03:50 - HF414 (Hornstein) April designated as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.
1:01:04 - HF507 (Simonson) Tax Expenditure Advisory commission created, and review and sunset of taxexpenditures provided for.
Runs 1 hour, 41 minutes.


Government Operations

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Agenda:
HF152 (Nelson) Transportation ombudsperson established.



Government Operations

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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Agenda:
HF350 (Simon) Special service district and housing improvement district deadlines repealed.
HF321 (Hornstein) Minneapolis; fair market value defined for purposes of development fees, and Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board joint dedication fee changed.


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05:38 - Gavel.
05:54 - HF350 (Simon) Special service district and housing improvement district deadlines repealed.
39:38 - HF321 (Hornstein) Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board joint dedication fee changed.
Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.


Government Operations

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
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Agenda:
HF279 (Simon) Job Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) and business subsidy agreement audit requirements modified.
HF216 (Winkler) Legislative day definition modified.



Government Operations

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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Agenda: Other bills may be added
HF153 (Dettmer) Senate district 39 house of representatives district boundaries adjusted.
HF155 (Runbeck) Notaries public permitted maximum fees increased.



Government Operations

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Agenda:
HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, person's physician of choice right recognized, right to not participate established, open meeting requirements and data practice procedures specified, funding provided, and money appropriated.



Government Operations

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Agenda:
HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, person's physician of choice right recognized, right to not participate established, open meeting requirements and data practice procedures specified, funding provided, and money appropriated.


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02:19 - Gavel.
03:00 - HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, legislative appointments provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.


Government Operations

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of Metropolitan Airports Commission Overview of Metropolitan Council
HF66 (Hansen) Drainage system provisions modified.



Government Operations

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Overview of the State Auditor's Office and legislative initiatives
HF55 (Sundin) Carlton County; annual tax levy for cemetery purposes authorized.


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03:50 - Gavel, and discussion of HF55 (Sundin) Carlton County annual tax levy for cemetery purposes authorized.
16:07 - Overview of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority.
1:20:00 - Overview of the State Auditor's Office and its legislative initiatives.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.


Government Operations

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of statewide pension funds Overview of Saint Paul Teachers Retirement Fund


Government Operations

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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Agenda: Committee introductions Adopt committee rules Overview of committee jurisdiction Overview of public pension issues by the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

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House Government Operations Committee
04:38 - Committee introductions and comments by the Chair.
06:10 - Overview of committee jurisdiction.
30:00 - Overview of public pension issues by the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement.
Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.

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