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Ways and Means

Friday, May 16, 2014
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Agenda:
SF271 (Clark) Driver's license application procedures and requirements modified.



Ways and Means

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
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Agenda: Budget Resolution SF2470 (Melin) Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act
HF1068 (Hausman) General fund capital investment bill.
HF2490 (Hausman) Omnibus capital investment bill.


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House Ways and Means Committee
06:11 - Gavel.
07:00 - House Budget Resolution.
10:04 - HF1068 (Hausman) General fund capital investment bill.
28:12 - HF2490 (Hausman) Omnibus capital investment bill.
1:28:55 - SF2470 (Melin) Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act.
Runs 2 hours, 49 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, May 5, 2014
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Agenda: HF3169 (Metsa) Legislative Salary Council established, and constitutional amendment proposed to stop lawmakers from setting their own pay.
HF2740 (Mahoney) Insurer's permissible administrative expenses limited. (pending referral from Rules) Budget Resolution SF2470 (Melin) Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act (pending referrals on House floor on May 5). Please note SF2470 will not be heard until the afternoon meeting time.


Ways and Means

Monday, April 28, 2014
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Agenda: *SF2449/HF2301* (R. Erickson) Omnibus Lands Bill *SF2175/HF2093 (Carlson) State agencies prohibited from paying more than 10 percent over the appraised value to acquire real property. Other bills may be added.


Ways and Means

Monday, April 28, 2014
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Agenda: Economic Development Non-controversial, non-spreadsheet items Continuation of Friday agenda -Non-CC member fiscal chair comments -Member presentation/Q and A for House only and Senate only provisions Other items may be itentified


Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Agenda: HF2949 (Persell) Unemployment insurance program policy and housekeeping changes made.
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.
HF1938/SF1689* (Atkins) Minnesota FAIR plan employee benefits authorized.
HF2265 (Laine) Secretary of state authorized to obtain data from the Public Safety Department to share data.
HF2491 (Hausman) Higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF2031 (Hausman) Public housing rehabilitation and debt service on additional housing infrastructure bonds issued by the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Other bills may be added

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03:27 - Gavel.
03:51 - HF2949 (Persell) Unemployment insurance program policy and housekeeping changes made.
13:46 - 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.
20:03 - SF1689 (Atkins) Minnesota FAIR plan employee benefits authorized.
28:29 - HF2265 (Laine) Secretary of State authorized to obtain data from the Public Safety Department to share data.
39:11 - HF2491 (Hausman) Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
44:51 - HF2031 (Hausman) Public housing rehabilitation and debt service on additional housing infrastructure bonds issued by the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 44 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Agenda: Begin walk through of articles of HF3172.
The side-by-side documents are available on the legislative website at https://www.revisor.mn.gov/side_by_sides.

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03:27 - Gavel.
03:51 - HF2949 (Persell) Unemployment insurance program policy and housekeeping changes made.
13:46 - 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.
20:03 - SF1689 (Atkins) Minnesota FAIR plan employee benefits authorized.
28:29 - HF2265 (Laine) Secretary of State authorized to obtain data from the Public Safety Department to share data.
39:11 - HF2491 (Hausman) Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
44:51 - HF2031 (Hausman) Public housing rehabilitation and debt service on additional housing infrastructure bonds issued by the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 44 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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Agenda: Budget Resolution HF2852 (Dill) Game and Fish Bill HF2752 (Masin) Metropolitan Council required to adopt standards for light rail vehicles, and Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee review of vehicle standards required.
HF2728 (Simonson) DPS Agency Bill, Federal Conformity. HF2925 (Lesch) Exonerated persons compensated.
Other bills may be added

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00:15 - Gavel.
00:42 - House Budget Resolution.
03:04 - HF2852 (Dill) Game and Fish bill.
26:14 - HF2752 (Masin) Metropolitan Council required to adopt standards for light rail vehicles, and Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee review of vehicle standards required.
32:27 - HF2728 (Simonson) Department of Public Safety agency bill, federal conformity.
45:40 - HF2925 (Lesch) Exonerated persons compensated.
Runs 56 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, April 7, 2014
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Agenda: HF1951 (Murphy, M) Omnibus pensions and retirement bill. HF1916 (Newton) Special women veterans license plates authorized, and money appropriated.
HF2384 (Mahoney) Allina Health systems extended employment services authorization extended. HF2214 (Sawatsky) DOT technical bill HF2884 (Garofalo) Special electric tariff required for charging electric vehicles.
HF3084 (Bernardy) Transportation Department; reporting requirements eliminated; antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, and obsolete provisions eliminated and modernized; and conforming changes made.
Other bills may be added

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00:00 - Representative Jerry Newton discusses his HF1916 (Special women veterans license plates authorized, and money appropriated).
06:57 - Gavel.
07:37 - HF1951 (Murphy, M.) Omnibus Pensions and Retirement bill.
40:44 - HF1916 (Newton) Special women veterans license plates authorized, and money appropriated.
47:32 - HF3084 (Bernardy) Transportation Department; reporting requirements eliminated; antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, and obsolete provisions eliminated and modernized; and conforming changes made.
49:49 - HF2214 (Sawatsky) Department of Transportation technical bill.
51:36 - HF2384 (Mahoney) Allina Health Systems extended employment services authorization extended.
53:47 - HF2884 (Garofalo) Special electric tariff required for charging electric vehicles.
Runs 50 minutes.


Ways and Means

Thursday, April 3, 2014
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Agenda: HF2556 (Newton) Veterans housing and long-term care; new residential facility moratorium exemptions provided, grants provided for veteran housing needs assessments, and money appropriated. HF2757 (Newton) Veterans homes cost of care calculations modified, and annual adjustments provided.
HF3241 (Murphy, M) Omnibus Claims Bill.
HF1863 (Loeffler) Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF2112 (Clark) Housing Opportunities Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created.
HF2166 (Laine) Electronic rosters in elections study provided, secretary of state required to evaluate electronic rosters in 2014 election, and electronic roster use authorized statewide.
Other bills may be added

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00:41 - Gavel.
01:36 - HF2556 (Newton) Veterans housing and long-term care; new residential facility moratorium exemptions provided, grants provided for veteran housing needs assessments, and money appropriated.
03:46 - HF2757 (Newton) Veterans homes cost of care calculations modified, and annual adjustments provided.
05:03 - HF3241 (Murphy, M.) Omnibus Claims bill.
20:16 - HF2166 (Laine) Electronic rosters in elections study provided, Secretary of state required to evaluate electronic rosters in 2014 election, and electronic roster use authorized statewide.
30:53 - HF2112 (Clark) Housing Opportunities Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created.
34:26 - HF1863 (Loeffler) Executive Branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
Runs 39 minutes.


Ways and Means

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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Agenda: HF2536 (Melin) Women's Economic Security Act (WESA) various provisions established and modified, and money appropriated.
HF2785 (Dorholt) Central fund feasibility study creation required to pay for costs of providing accommodations to state employees with disabilities.
HF2365 (Murphy) Professional licensing boards required to expedite license processing for members of the military, temporary licensure provided for military members, and rulemaking authorized.
HF2029 (Kahn) Diverse racial and ethnic Minnesota community artist study required for funding, impact and needs.
HF2603 (Hortman) Permissible administrative expenses modified for disbursement of supplemental low-income home energy assistance, and weatherization assistance program money appropriated. Other bills may be added.

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03:07 - Gavel.
04:11 - HF2536 (Melin) Women's Economic Security Act (WESA) various provisions established and modified, and money appropriated.
1:23:42 - HF2785 (Dorholt) Central fund feasibility study creation required to pay for costs of providing accommodations to state employees with disabilities.
1:26:08 - HF2365 (Murphy, M.) Professional licensing boards required to expedite license processing for members of the military, temporary licensure provided for military members, and rulemaking authorized.
1:31:13 - HF2029 (Kahn) Diverse racial and ethnic Minnesota community artist study required for funding, impact and needs.
1:33:34 - HF2603 (Hortman) Permissible administrative expenses modified for disbursement of supplemental low-income home energy assistance, and weatherization assistance program money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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Agenda: HF3167 (Lenczewski) State financial management additional revenue priorities modified, and contingent transfers to the budget reserve provided. (pending re-referral) HF2446 (Simonson) Pharmacy Board cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, laws governing misbranding or adulterated drugs modified, drug definition expanded, emergency drug scheduling authority sunset and legislative reporting requirement repealed, mandatory restitution provided when a person is convicted for selling controlled substance under false pretenses, public education plan established, and money appropriated.
HF2576 (Melin) Criminal record expungement governing provisions modified, business screening services required to delete expunged records, and eviction record expungement allowed in some cases. HF3014 (Carlson) Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
Other bills may be added.

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02:46 - Gavel.
04:04 - HF3167 (Lenczewski) Omnibus tax bill.
42:13 - HF2446 (Simonson) Pharmacy Board cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, laws governing misbranding or adulterated drugs modified, drug definition expanded, emergency drug scheduling authority sunset and legislative reporting requirement repealed, mandatory restitution provided when a person is convicted for selling controlled substance under false pretenses, public education plan established, and money appropriated.
46:51 - HF2576 (Melin) Criminal record expungement governing provisions modified, business screening services required to delete expunged records, and eviction record expungement allowed in some cases.
1:01:24 - HF3014 (Carlson) Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, March 31, 2014
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Agenda: Budget Resolution Continue work on HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental Appropriations bill. HF3171 (Marquart) Supplemental K-12 Finance bill HF2150 (Huntley) Supplemental Health and Human Services Finance bill HF3158 (Wagenius) Supplemental Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance bill I. Commerce Article HF3264 (Atkins) Minnesota Racing Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3183 (Radinovich) Mille Lacs Tourism Council grant money transferred from Explore Minnesota Tourism.
HF2246 (Clark) Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified. (Procedural only) HF2112 (Clark) Housing Opportunities Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created, and money appropriated. Final action on HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental Appropriations Bill Hf 2701 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account created HF2658 (Mahoney) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
HF2180 (E. Murphy) School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
Other bills may be added.

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10:38 - Gavel.
11:09 - House Budget Resolution.
22:37 - Continue work on HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental Appropriations bill:.
22:57 - HF3264 (Atkins) Minnesota Racing Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.
26:02 - HF3183 (Radinovich) Mille Lacs Tourism Council grant money transferred from Explore Minnesota Tourism.
30:35 - HF3171 (Marquart) Supplemental K-12 Finance bill.
1:01:17 - HF2150 (Huntley) Supplemental Health and Human Services Finance bill.
1:59:03 - HF3158 (Wagenius) Supplemental Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance bill.
2:55:51 - HF2246 (Clark) Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified.
2:53:46 - HF2112 (Clark) Housing Opportunities Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created, and money appropriated.
2:55:17 - Reconsideration of language related to HF3158 (Wagenius) Supplemental Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance bill.
3:10:04 - Final action on HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental Appropriations bill.
3:10:16 - 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 (pending re-referral).
3:11:34 - HF2658 (Mahoney) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
3:13:43 - HF2180 (Murphy, E.) School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
3:23:35 - Committee discussion.
Runs 3 hours, 17 minutes.


Ways and Means

Friday, March 28, 2014
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Agenda:
HF3172 (Carlson) Omnibus supplemental appropriations bill.
HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
HF2976 (Mahoney) Supplemental omnibus jobs and economic development finance bill.
HF3273 (Paymar) Omnibus public safety bill.
HF3260 (Hornstein) Omnibus transportation finance supplemental appropriations bill.
HF3144 (Pelowski) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; Board of Trustees funding provided for compensation costs associated with the settlement of employment contracts, and money appropriated.


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03:06 - Gavel.
05:10 - HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
09:15 - HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental appropriations bill (vehicle for the Omnibus Supplemental Appropriations bill).
09:24 - HF3144 (Pelowski) Supplemental Higher Education Finance bill.
10:33 - HF2976 (Mahoney) Supplemental Jobs and Economic Development Finance bill.
33:56 - HF3273 (Paymar) Supplemental Public Safety Finance bill.
43:26 - HF3260 (Hornstein) Supplemental Transportation Finance bill.
51:10 - Committee discussion.
Runs 57 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, March 24, 2014
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Agenda: Other bills may be added pending re-referrals.
HF1796 (Erhardt) Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
HF2538 (Poppe) Farm-to-foodshelf program established, and money appropriated.
HF2246 (Clark) Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified.
HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
HF3144 (Pelowski) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; Board of Trustees funding provided for compensation costs associated with the settlement of employment contracts, and money appropriated.


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03:57 - Gavel.
04:03 - HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
08:28 - HF3144 (Pelowski) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees funding provided for compensation costs associated with the settlement of employment contracts, and money appropriated.
11:41 - HF1796 (Erhardt) Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
29:45 - HF2538 (Poppe) Farm-to-Foodshelf program established, and money appropriated.
31:27 - HF2246 (Clark) Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified.
34:05 - Chair Carlson discusses plans for the omnibus supplemental budget bill.
Runs 36 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, March 17, 2014
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Agenda: Budget Resolution HF1960 (Halverson) Voting equipment purchase with Help America Vote Act grants deadline extended. SF1952 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
HF1926 (Hansen) Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, requirements modified for acquisition of real property with money from outdoor heritage fund, and money appropriated.
Please check back to the committee website for updates on Budget Resolution.
HF2655 (Huntley) Commissioner of human services grant program appropriations modified.


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03:27 - Gavel.
04:20 - HF1960 (Halverson) Voting equipment purchase with Help America Vote Act grants deadline extended.
07:17 - SF1952 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
13:48 - HF1926 (Hansen) Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, requirements modified for acquisition of real property with money from outdoor heritage fund, and money appropriated.
33:33 - House Budget Resolution.
1:02:50 - HF2655 (Huntley) Commissioner of human services grant program appropriations modified.
Runs 1 hour, 5 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, March 10, 2014
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Agenda: HF2480 (Selcer) School Nutrition Program
HF1874 (Persell) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.


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03:33 - Gavel.
03:57 - HF2480 (Selcer) School nutrition policy provided, and money appropriated.
09:31 - HF1874 (Persell) Environmental and natural resources trust fund appropriations provided, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.
Runs 35 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Agenda: Budget Resolution

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04:25 - Gavel and consideration of House Budget Resolution.
Runs 14 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, March 3, 2014
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Agenda: MMB report on February Economic Forecast The committee will recess after the forecast and reconvene one hour after the House floor session to take up HF1777. Please check back at the committee page for amendments.
HF1777 (Lenczewski) Omnibus tax bill.


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House Ways and Means Committee - part 1
04:55 - Gavel.
06:42 - Minnesota Management & Budget report on February Economic Forecast.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.

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House Ways and Means Committee - part 2
07:48 - Gavel and consideration of HF1777 (Lenczewski) Tax returns; sales and use; June accelerated tax payment repealed.
Runs 7 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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Agenda: Informational Hearing: HFXXXX (Radinovich) Emergency Heating Appropriation

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06:11 - Gavel.
06:48 - Informational hearing on HF2374 (Radinovich) Emergency heating appropriation.
Runs 39 minutes.


Ways and Means

Friday, December 6, 2013
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Agenda: November Economic Forecast MMB Update: Work on Statewide Budget Systems Development

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08:37 - Gavel.
09:08 - November Economic Forecast.
1:10:28 - Minnesota Management & Budget update on statewide budget systems development, including Budget Planning and Analysis System, Fiscal Note Tracking System and Capital Budget System.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, September 9, 2013
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Agenda: Special Session HF1 (Poppe), Disaster Relief Bill (pending referral on House Floor)

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2013 First Special Session - House Ways and Means Committee
02:23 - Gavel.
03:35 - Special Session HF1 (Poppe) Disaster relief bill.
Runs 46 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Agenda: Modify House Budget Resolution HF1832 (Schomacker) Disaster aid money appropriated to match federal aid for the April 2013 severe winter storm in southwest Minnesota.
HF1823 (Metsa) Council authorized to establish salaries for legislators, Compensation Council composition changed, and constitutional amendment proposed. (Pending re-referral on the House floor on Tuesday)
HF1297 (Carlson) Legislative Advisory Commission, Legislative Coordinating Commission, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Compensation Council, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission provisions changed.


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10:08 - Gavel.
10:42 - HF1823 (Metsa) Council authorized to establish salaries for legislators, Compensation Council composition changed, and constitutional amendment proposed.
12:20 - HF1297 (Carlson) Legislative Advisory Commission, Legislative Coordinating Commission, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Compensation Council, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission provisions changed.
14:37 - Modify House Budget Resolution.
22:48 - HF1832 (Schomacker) Disaster aid money appropriated to match federal aid for the April 2013 severe winter storm in southwest Minnesota.
30:22 - HF1823 (Metsa) Council authorized to establish salaries for legislators, Compensation Council composition changed, and constitutional amendment proposed.
Runs 1 hour, 3 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, May 6, 2013
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Agenda: Modify budget resolution HF1054 (Clark) Marriage between two persons provided for, and exemptions based in religious association provided for (pending referral on the House floor) HF863, HF1359 and the modification to the Budget Resolution will be taken up at the morning meeting. HF1054 will be taken up when the committee reconvenes after session (or at the call of the chair).
HF863 (Winkler) Campaign finance and public disclosure law; various policy, technical, conforming, and other changes made; additional disclosure provided; regulations, reporting, spending and contribution limits, registration, definitions, and various procedures modified; and public official definition and penalties related to corporate political contributions modified.
HF1359 (Mahoney) Workers' compensation various policy and housekeeping changes made, advisory council recommendations adopted, and report required.


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House Ways and Means Committee - part 1
07:18 - Gavel.
08:30 - HF863 (Winkler) Campaign finance additional disclosure provided for, and various changes made to campaign finance and public disclosure law.
24:15 - SF1234 (Mahoney) Worker's compensation various policy and housekeeping changes made, advisory council recommendations adopted, and report required.
33:27 - Modify House Budget Resolution.
The committee recessed.
Runs 57 minutes.

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House Ways and Means Committee - part 2
03:05 - Gavel and consideration of HF1054 (Clark) Marriage between two persons provided for, and exemptions based in religious association provided for.
Runs 11 minutes.


Ways and Means

Thursday, May 2, 2013
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Agenda: HF956 will be acted on at the morning meeting and HF950 will be taken up at the meeting after session. Amendments for both bills are due to committee staff by 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 1.
NOTE: Bills on the agenda have been heard in policy and/or finance committees. It is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken.
HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus energy bill.
HF950 (Nelson) Family child care providers and home and community-based long-term care services collective bargaining authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.


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House Ways and Means Committee - part 1
04:22 - Gavel.
07:00 - HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus Energy bill.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 16 minutes.

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House Ways and Means Committee - part 2
07:44 - Gavel, and consideration of HF950 (Nelson) Family child care providers and individual providers of direct support services collective bargaining authorized, and Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce created.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, April 29, 2013
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Agenda: Amendments are due to committee staff by 9 a.m., Friday, April 26.
HF92 (Winkler) Minimum wage regulated, and overtime and parental leave provisions modified.
HF1451 (Winkler) I-35W bridge remnant steel disposition provided.
HF740 (Erickson) Omnibus lands bill.
HF1792 (Murphy) Claims against the Corrections Department settlement provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF683 (Fischer) Legislative Water Commission created, appointments and funding provided, and money appropriated.


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02:04 - Gavel.
02:48 - HF92 (Winkler) Minimum wage regulated.
2:06:00 - HF1451 (Winkler) I-35W bridge remnant steel disposition provided for.
2:12:00 - HF1792 (Murphy) Claims against the department of corrections settlement provided for, and money appropriated.
2:19:53 - HF740 (Erickson) Landowner bill of rights modified, land acquisition account modified, school forests provided for, Fond du Lac Indian Reservation tax-forfeited land sale provided for, state parks and forests added to and deleted from, and exchanges and sales of state lands authorized.
2:28:36 - HF683 (Fischer) Legislative Water Commission created, water use requirements modified, and report required on groundwater sustainability recommendations.
Runs 2 hours, 45 minutes.


Ways and Means

Friday, April 26, 2013
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Agenda: On SF489/HF629, we will be working from the HF629 language.
SF489 (Murphy) Omnibus pensions bill.
HF629 (Murphy) Omnibus pensions bill.
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.



Ways and Means

Monday, April 22, 2013
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Agenda: Amendments for these bills are due to committee staff by 10 a.m. Friday, April 19.
HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus energy bill.
HF879 (Falk) University of Minnesota; renewable energy research funding extended.
HF1000 (Kelly) Emissions reduction-rate rider modified for projects, and commissioner of commerce required to make assessments to fund clean energy resource teams.


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04:38 - Gavel.
06:00 - HF879 (Falk) University of Minnesota; renewable energy research funding extended.
1:08:00 - HF1000 (Kelly) Commissioner of commerce required to make assessments to fund clean energy resource teams.
1:12:06 - HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus Energy bill.
Runs 1 hour, 17 minutes.


Ways and Means

Friday, April 19, 2013
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Agenda: Amendments for these bills are due to committee staff by 8 p.m., Thursday, April 18.
HF677 (Lenczewski) Omnibus tax bill.
HF1444 (Hornstein) Omnibus transportation finance bill.


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04:08 - Gavel.
04:52 - HF677 (Lenczewski) Omnibus Tax bill.
1:20:29 - HF1444 (Hornstein) Omnibus Transportation Finance bill.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.


Ways and Means

Thursday, April 18, 2013
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Agenda: Amendments to these bills are due to committee staff by 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 17.
HF1692 (Pelowski) Omnibus higher education finance and policy bill.
HF630 (Marquart) Omnibus K-12 education policy and finance bill.
HF826 (Davnie) Safe and supportive schools provided by prohibiting bullying.


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02:42 - Gavel.
04:32 - SF1236/HF1692 (Pelowski) Omnibus Higher Education Finance bill.
25:17 - HF630 (Marquart) Omnibus K-12 Education Finance bill.
2:23:00 - HF826 (Davnie) Safe and supportive schools provided for, and rulemaking authorized.
Runs 3 hours, 4 minutes.


Ways and Means

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
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Agenda: Other bills may be added Amendments to these bills are due to committee staff by 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 17.
HF1233 (Huntley) Omnibus health and human services finance bill.



Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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Agenda: Amendment are due to committee staff by 8 p.m., April 15.
HF270 (Hausman) Omnibus bonding bill.
HF1070 (Ward) Omnibus bonding bill.
HF1416 (Erhardt) Omnibus transportation policy bill.



Ways and Means

Monday, April 15, 2013
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Agenda: Order of agenda subject to change.
Amendments are due to committee staff by 3 p.m., Friday, April 12.
HF637 (Halverson) Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
HF136 (Hansen) Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.
HF334 (Bernardy) Early voting and funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF894 (Simon) Omnibus elections policy bill.
HF591 (Sanders) Partisan office vacancy nomination procedures modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1184 (Murphy) Omnibus state government finance and veteran affairs bill.


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04:19 - Gavel.
05:10 - HF1184 (Murphy) Omnibus State Government Finance and Veteran Affairs bill.
58:00 - HF894 (Simon) Omnibus Elections Policy bill.
1:32:31 - HF637 (Halverson) Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
1:44:18 - HF136 (Hansen) Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.
1:46:42 - HF334 (Bernardy) Early voting provided for, and money appropriated.
2:11:22 - HF591 (Sanders) Partisan office vacancy nomination procedures modified, and money appropriated.
Runs 2 hours, 12 minutes.


Ways and Means

Friday, April 12, 2013
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Agenda: Modify Budget Resolution Amendments are due to committee staff by 8 a.m., Friday, April 12.
HF1160 (Hilstrom) Omnibus judiciary finance and policy bill.
HF976 (Wagenius) Omnibus environment, natural resources, and agriculture finance and policy bill.
HF1183 (Kahn) Omnibus legacy bill.
HF568 (Hansen) Personal sick leave benefit use modified, and report required.


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06:51 - Gavel.
07:23 - Modify House Budget Resolution.
09:40 - HF1160 (Hilstrom) Omnibus Judiciary Finance and Policy bill.
22:21 - HF976 (Wagenius) Omnibus Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance and Policy bill.
1:49:00 - HF1183 (Kahn) Omnibus Legacy bill.
3:06:20 - HF568 (Hansen) Personal sick leave benefits modified.
Runs 3 hours, 4 minutes.


Ways and Means

Thursday, April 11, 2013
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Agenda: Removed from agenda: Omnibus Judiciary Finance Bill (HF1160) Amendments are due to committee staff by 9 a.m., Thursday, April 11.
HF724 (Paymar) Omnibus public safety finance bill.
HF866 (Freiberg) Procurement and solicitation process and nonvisual technology access standards provisions changed, and contracts with private entity services provided.
HF779 (Atkins) Health plan policy and contract coverages regulated, state law conformed to federal requirements, health plan market rules established, and essential community providers designation modified.


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03:24 - Gavel.
04:34 - HF866 (Freiberg) Procurement and solicitation process provisions changed, and nonvisual technology access standards provision changed, and contracts with private entity services provided for.
20:52 - HF724 (Paymar) Omnibus Public Safety Finance bill.
1:08:11 - HF779 (Atkins) Health plan market rules established, and designation of essential community providers modified.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.


Ways and Means

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Agenda: Amend Budget Resolution
HF1041 (Marquart) Alternative attendance program adjustment clarified.
HF1389 (Kahn) Finance and budget provisions changed, Office of MN.IT Services added and provisions changed, and state information network exempted from term limitations on contracts.
HF588 (Atkins) Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.



Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
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Agenda: The plan for today is to hear and take amendments on each of the bills and then lay them over. Once we finish all of the bills, we will make the appropriate motions to incorporate all three into one omnibus bill and a final vote will be taken.
HF729 (Mahoney) Omnibus jobs, economic development, housing, commerce, and energy bill.
HF1682 (Atkins) Omnibus commerce budget bill.
HF1344 (Clark) Omnibus housing finance and policy bill.


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04:48 - Gavel and introductory comments.
08:44 - HF729 (Mahoney) Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development Finance bill.
1:35:13 - HF1682 (Atkins) Omnibus Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance bill.
2:03:56 - HF1344 (Clark) Omnibus Housing Finance bill.
2:19:31 - Motions to incorporate all three bills into HF729, and final vote on the merged bills.
Runs 2 hours, 21 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, April 8, 2013
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Agenda:
HF819 (Murphy) Public Facilities Authority grant programs reorganized, and small community wastewater treatment grants provided.
HF742 (Dill) Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF1069 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified, funding provided, and money appropriated.


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02:47 - Gavel.
02:55 - Reconsideration of HF109 (Ward) Brainerd; new veterans nursing home authorized.
04:10 - Reconsideration of HF903 (Persell) Beltrami County; veterans home established.
07:02 - HF819 (Murphy) Public Facilities Authority grant programs reorganized, and small community wastewater treatment grants provided for.
11:05 - HF742 (Dill) Natural resources commissioner's authority and duty modified, definitions modified, invasive species provisions modified, watercraft provisions modified, license seizures provided for, game and fish license provisions modified, game and fish taking requirements modified, all-terrain vehicle registration and watercraft license exemptions modified, nonresident all-terrain vehicle state trail pass requirements modified, and rulemaking required.
27:20 - HF1069 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
Runs 1 hour, 7 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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Agenda: Other bills may be added.
HF903 (Persell) Beltrami County; veterans home established.
HF109 (Ward) Brainerd; new veterans nursing home authorized.
HF316 (Mahoney) Motor vehicle titling fee transactions amended, funding provided, and money appropriated.


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04:50 - Gavel.
05:39 - HF316 (Mahoney) Motor vehicle titling fee transactions amended.
09:23 - HF903 (Persell) Beltrami County; veterans home established.
1:12:16 - HF109 (Ward) Brainerd; new veterans nursing home authorized.
Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.


Ways and Means

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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Agenda: Budget Resolution
HF1113 (Wagenius) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.



Ways and Means

Monday, March 18, 2013
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Agenda: Minnesota Management & Budget presentation governor's supplemental budget recommendations
HF152 (Nelson) Transportation ombudsperson established.
HF1113 (Wagenius) Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.


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02:27 - Gavel and introductory comments.
04:55 - HF152 (Nelson) Transportation ombudsperson established.
13:46 - Minnesota Management & Budget presentation of governor's supplemental FY 2014-2015 budget recommendation.
Runs 1 hour, 7 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, March 4, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of February forecast by Minnesota Management & Budget Bills may be added.

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02:28 - Gavel.
Overview of February Economic Forecast by Minnesota Management & Budget.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Agenda: Pending re-referral on the floor on Monday, the committee will take action on HF5. Deadlines for amendments is 3:00 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 26th.
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.



Ways and Means

Monday, February 25, 2013
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Agenda: This meeting will be an overview of HF5, the health insurance exchange bill, review of the fiscal note and an opportunity for member questions. No formal action will be taken at this meeting.

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01:56 - Gavel and introductory comments.
03:46 - Overview and discussion of HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, right to not participate established, open meeting requirements and data practices procedures specified, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 9 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, February 11, 2013
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Agenda: *SF58/HF95 (Lillie) State labor agreements and compensation plans ratification
HF251 (Poppe) Farmer-Lender Mediation Act sunset date extended.


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00:18 - Gavel.
00:48 - HF251 (Poppe) Farmer-Lender Mediation Act sunset date extended.
10:26 - *SF58/HF95 (Lillie) State labor agreements and compensation plans ratification.
Runs 32 minutes.


Ways and Means

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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Agenda:
HF9 (Huntley) Medical assistance eligibility expanded, and modified adjusted gross income and a standard income disregard use required.



Ways and Means

Monday, February 4, 2013
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Agenda:
HF6 (Lenczewski) Income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions for tax year 2012 conformed to the provisions of the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012; and provisions changed relating to the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.


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00:13 - Gavel.
00:40 - HF6 (Lenczewski) Income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions for tax year 2012 conformed to the provisions of the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
Runs 15 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, January 28, 2013
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Agenda: Overview of the governor's budget recommendations by Minnesota Management & Budget

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03:06 - Gavel.
03:40 - Overview of the governor's FY 2014-2015 budget recommendations by Minnesota Management & Budget.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.


Ways and Means

Monday, January 14, 2013
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Agenda: Introductions of members and staff and overview of committee procedures. Overview of November forecast and fiscal cliff issues by Minnesota Management and Budget.

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00:20 - Gavel.
00:40 - Introductions of members and staff. 20:42 - Overview of committee procedures.
27:45 - Overview of November Economic Forecast and fiscal cliff issues by Minnesota Management and Budget.
Runs 1 hours, 24 minutes.

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