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Audio/Video Archives - 2007-2008 Regular Session

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Rules and Legislative Administration

3/13/2008
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Calendar for the Day for Monday, March 17, 2008

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/12/2008
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Calendar for the Day for Thursday, March 13, 2007

Public Safety Finance Division

3/12/2008
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Budget presentations (Governor's recommendations): Courts, Sentencing Guidelines, POST Board HF1262 (Mahoney) Joint physical custody presumption created, parenting plans required in certain cases, and custody designations modified for parenting plans that use alternative terminology

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

3/12/2008
Housing Finance Agency presentation of governor's budget recommendations Department of Health presentation of governor's budget recommendations

Energy Finance and Policy Division

3/12/2008
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HF3843 (Brynaert) Renewable energy standard required certain amount of solar-produced energy. HF2946 (Hansen) Strategic tree planting inclusion mandated as eligible for direct expenditures as energy conservation improvement. HF2987 (Juhnke) Biodiesel definition modified, minimum content increased, tiered content goal created, and notice, proposal, and recommendations to the legislature required, and money appropriated. HF3552 (Juhnke) NextGen Energy Board member added, sunset date removed, and appropriation modified. (pending referral) Added to agenda: HF3578 (Hilty) Propane purchase program terms clarified.

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

3/12/2008
HF3357 (Marquart) Municipal boundary changes provided, and chief administrative law judge powers and duties imposed. HF3437 (Moe) Star lake or river designation process provided, Star Lake Board created as nonprofit corporation, star lake or river signs allowed on highways, and money appropriated. (Removed from agenda) HF2683 (Otremba) Minnesota Agriculture Education Leadership Council expiration date modified. SF1218 (Kalin) Absent voters procedures and requirements modified, emergency situations provided, and rulemaking authorized. HF3367 (Pelowski) Disputed data access specified, closed meetings recording required, and attorneys fees granted. HF3725 (Hornstein) Urban partnership agreements authorized to provide user fees for high-occupancy vehicle lanes and dynamic shoulder lanes. HF3113 (Hortman) State budget requirements changed. HF3770 (Winkler) Office of Enterprise Technology legislative report required regarding its approval process for state agency technology requests and assistance provided to state agencies in developing agency information system plans. HF3135 (Scalze) Local impact notes requirements changed.

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

3/12/2008
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HF2968 (Ward) Joey's Law; alcohol-restricted driver's licenses distinguishing color and markings specified. HF3800 (Hornstein) Impounded vehicle and contents sale permitted after title transfer; notices provided, right to receive contents without charge established, deficiency claim limited, and oversize and overweight tow truck permit provided. HF3896 (Hornstein) Walkways required by certain railroad tracks. HF3962 (Morrow) Spotter trucks regulated. HF3960 (Morrow)Driver education instruction relating to interaction with commercial motor vehicles required and modification of driver's manual required. HF3835 (Tschumper) Medium-speed electric vehicles defined, medium-speed electric vehicles required to be registered and titled, and roads identified on which medium-speed electric vehicles may be operated. HF3827 (Morrow) Pupil transportation safety information and questions required in driver's manual and examination HF3792 (Hortman) Commuter rail; transportation commissioner's authority clarified relating to commuter rail, and operation and maintenance of commuter rail lines located in the metropolitan area provided.

Transportation Finance Division

3/12/2008
Mark-up of HF3800 (Hornstein) 2008 Transportation Policy Omnibus Bill

Health and Human Services

3/12/2008
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HF3592 (Thao) subcommittee report HF2837 (Thao) subcommittee report HF3147 (Fritz) division report HF3576 (Madore) division report HF3009 (Morrow) providing for treatment of certain nursing facility employee pension benefit costs (for re-referral only) HF3654 (Winkler) Minnesota Responds Medical Reserve Corps created HF3812 (Thissen) Public pool and spa anti-entrapment devices or systems required. HF3410 (Peterson, A) reenacting a health care purchasing alliance stop-loss fund repealed in 2007 HF3243 (Peterson, A) MnCare reinsurance HF3400 (Fritz) nursing homes HF3955 (Thissen) community consortium pilots for older adult services HF2588 (Ward) (division report) HF3371 (Tingelstad) allowing adopted persons access to birth records Bills removed from agenda: HF3210 (Anderson) mandating an annual report on the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment HF3247 (Thao) subcommittee report HF3244 (Thissen) enacting the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act HF3653 (Winkler) Department of Health changing provisions governing the operation of public pools, spas, and swimming pools HF2711 (Slocum) First responders

Public Safety and Civil Justice

3/12/2008
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HF3295 (Solberg) Conflict of interest rules clarified for local economic development authorities; HF3374 (Bunn) Emergency responders exempted from permit requirement for emergency communication equipment; HF3408 (Mullery) Changing the due date of the Gang and Drug Oversight Council's annual report to the legislature; HF3448 (Tingelstad) Regulating gestational carrier arrangements; HF3449 (Tingelstad) A bill for an act relating to assisted reproduction; changing certain regulations; HF3498 (Berns) Firefighter Training and Education Board member compensation authorized; HF3503 (Nelson) Peace officer or firefighter disability provision modified; HF3505 (Bigham) Predatory offenders required to register prohibited from accessing and using social networking Web sites; HF3531 (Olin) Predatory offender registration time period clarified to restart after conviction of a new crime; HF3564 (Walker) Child welfare and child support provisions amended, new Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children adopted, old compact repealed, and child and adult adoptions regulated; HF3575 (Bigham) School bus driver type III qualifications established, penalties provided, and rulemaking authorized; HF3866 (Hilty) Cumulative suspensions of drivers' licenses halted. HF3928 (Olin) Revisor's bill correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; and making technical corrections. HF3441 (Bigham) Has been removed from the agenda.

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

3/12/2008
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HF3727 (Madore) Long-term disability parking city permit program minimum requirements established. HF3669 (Kalin) Energy improvement financing program for state and local governments (Informational Hearing) HF3717 (Kalin) Notice of intent to file transmission line application requirement HF3692 (Loeffler) Minneapolis; Nonprofit riverfront revitalization corporation authorized and report required. HF3323 (Hornstein) Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board authorized to adopt standards for dedication of land to the public or a payment of a dedication fee on certain new commercial and industrial development HF3718 (Hornstein) Business Energy Accountability Act of 2008 adopted providing for a voluntary inventory of business energy use. HF3644 (Hornstein) Guaranteed energy savings contract terms extended and changed under the uniform municipal contracting law. HF3585 (Koenen) describing powers of qualifying owner of community-based energy development project HF3522 (Hilstrom) County summary budget data date requirement changed. HF3646 (Marquart) Uniform Municipal Contracting Law; Contract threshold subjective amount requirements changed. HF3662 (Hilty) Public hearing and testimony provided before making an appointment to fill county board or city council vacancy. HF3536 (Mullery) Minneapolis housing replacement district law modified. HF2662 (Peterson, S.) Metropolitan Council members staggered terms provided. HF3437 (Moe) Star lake or river designation process provided, Star Lake Board created as nonprofit corporation, star lake or river signs allowed on highways, and money appropriated. HF3863 (Thissen) Official traffic-control device automatic enforcement authorized. HF3507 (Otremba) Disaster area waiver of fees and expedited food handler plan review authorized, embargo and condemnation provisions changed, food sanitary and fee provisions changed, terms defined, and egg sales and handling regulated. (Pending re-referral) HF3889 (Holberg) Subdivision development contracts regulated.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/12/2008
University of Minnesota President Bruininks will discuss impacts of Governor's proposed cuts on the University Impact of Governor's proposed budget cuts on the MnSCU system Impact of Governor's proposed budget cuts on the Office of Higher Education

K-12 Finance Division

3/12/2008
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HF3951 (Greiling) Governor's education appropriation HF3316 (Mariani) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided for general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning. (informational hearing only)

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

3/12/2008
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Agency Budget Proposals: Board of Animal Health HF3877 (Haws) Minnesota GI Bill per semester and annual grant amount increased for veterans. HF3557 (Koenen) Veterans paramedic apprenticeship program funding provided, and money appropriated. HF3953 (Kalin) Establishes a statewide veteran-to-veteran peer counseling pilot program; appropriating money;proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs

3/12/2008
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HF3789 (Gardner) Phosphorous content lawn fertilizer wholesaler retail signage required. HF3417(Tillberry) Returning combat veteran reinstatement fee waiver provided. HF3762 (Murphy) Veterans Health Care Advisory Council created. HF3763 (Juhnke) Veterans Homes Board of Directors functions transferred to commissioner of veterans affairs. HF3749 (Juhnke) State veterans cemeteries authorized and regulated. HF3617 (Koenen) Wound prevention and care formulary demonstration project established for state veteran homes and reports required HF3686 (Tingelstad) A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for a stay of certain proceedings against the businesses of National Guard and reserve members who have been mobilized into active HF3427 (Dettmer) Veteran loan program established, certain veterans added to program eligibility, unemployment compensation provision changed, and money appropriated. HF3660 (Dettmer) A bill for an act relating to the military; prohibiting discrimination in employment against the immediate family member of any service member; permitting civil actions; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 192.34. military service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192. HF3672 (Severson) A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating July 27 as Korean War Veterans Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

Biosciences and Emerging Technology

3/11/2008
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HF3911 (Beard) Enabling design project money appropriated.

Commerce and Labor

3/11/2008
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HF2940 (Hortman) Older vehicle damages disclosure provided HF3129 (Marquart) Plat requirements modified. HF2100 (Clark) Bisphenol-A and phthalates prohibited in products for young children HF3545 (Atkins) Gas purchase and sale reporting required, air conditioner leakage rates in motor vehicles disclosure required, refrigerants required in mobile air conditioners, refrigerant sale prohibited, and report required HF2351 (Johnson) Cable communications systems regulation modified, and state-authorized video providers regulated HF2959 (Johnson) Broadband service mapping project and inventory funding provided, and money appropriated HF3296 (Johnson) Independent contractor status rule exception eliminated, and audit activities required HF3327 (Beard) Telephone company alternative regulation plan provisions modified HF3823 (Lillie) Automobile insurers prohibited from owning repair facilities HF3864 (Atkins) Collision repair shop licensing standards established HF3391 (Huntley) Health care programs increased, provisions modified, subsidies provided, Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange, and Health Care Transformation Commission established, Section 125 plan required, standard created, and money appropriated HF3790 (Lesch) Property filing and conveyance electronic recording provided HF3475 (Mullery) Foreclosure provisions modified HF3224 (Gunther) Boiler operation licensing procedures changed, and rulemaking authorized HF3566 (Nelson) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted HF635 (Masin) Minnesota Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act adopted HF3650 (Zellers) Retail sale of toys prohibited that have been recalled for safety reasons HF3907 (Lillie) Outdoor sport equipment dealers franchise agreements with manufacturers regulated HF3474/SF2918 (Hilstrom) Foreclosure; notice of sale provided relating to before foreclosure sales HF3476/SF2908 (Kohls) Foreclosure; tenant notice required relating to foreclosures HF3477 (Gardner), HF3516 (Davnie), HF3480 (Mullery), HF3195 (Knuth) & HF2414/SF2262 (Johnson) , HF3365 (Atkins) have been removed from the agenda.

Environment and Natural Resources

3/11/2008
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HF205 (Mullery) Environmental Justice Act established implementing policies, and creating a task force and advisory council HF2746 (Lesch) Plastic bag recycling provided, civil penalties provided, and rulemaking authorized HF3643 (Poppe) Individual sewage treatment system professional licensing requirements modified HF3742 (Poppe) Subsurface sewage treatment system training programs offered by private sponsors accreditation required HF3541 (Marquart) Bridge and culvert construction and maintenance cost apportionment modified HF3838 (Berns) Invasive species provisions modified and civil penalties provided HF3890 (Finstad) Watonwan County Soil and Water Conservation District Board procedures provided for filling vacant supervisor positions HF3433 (Dill) Lake Vermillion State Park established HF3685 (Moe) Toxic chemical release reporting requirements modified HF3280 (Dill) Public land expedited exchanges provided HF3106 (Morrow) & HF3786 (Olin) have been removed

E-12 Education

3/11/2008
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HF3316 (Mariani) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided for general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning. (Discussion only on author's delete-everything amendment) HF2955 (Simon) School background check requirements modified. HF3467 (Norton) Teacher leave request to teach at a charter school time period modified. HF3469 (Davnie) was removed from the agenda, and will be heard Thursday 3/13.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

3/11/2008
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Wheat growers presentation Agency budget proposals: Department of Veterans Affairs (including Veterans Homes), Department of Agriculture and Board of Animal Health

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

3/11/2008
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HF3286 (Madore) Adults with disabilities revenue modified HF3130 (Murphy, E) Child Care Advisory Task Force established, and report required HF3376 (Walker) Minnesota Family Investment Program work participation amended, child care assistance provisions changed, and technical changes made Presentation by Department of Human Services on governor's supplemental budget and budget forecast

K-12 Finance Division

3/11/2008
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HF3593 (Marquart) School district reciprocity agreements modified. HF3329 (Brynaert) Academic success state measures established. HF3423 (Hilstrom) School district integration revenue increased, and levy created for school districts with negative fund balances. HF3140 (Westrom) Postsecondary enrollment options program modified.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/11/2008
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Discussion of concerns about the number of unemployed electricians and the additional electricians being trained by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Presentation by Dr. Mark David Milliron, best known for exploring leadership development and the human side of technology change.

Public Safety and Civil Justice

3/11/2008
HF2811 (Atkins) Board of Accountancy governing provisions modified; HF2911 (Atkins) Establishing offenses involving the sale and purchase of event tickets; HF3257 (Loeffler) Allowing persons facing civil commitment as sexually dangerous persons or sexual psychopathic personalities to choose to be confined in correctional facilities while the petition is being adjudicated; addressing the cost of care for persons facing civil commitment; addressing access to certain data by county attorneys on persons facing civil commitment; HF3342 (Bigham) Registration procedure for predatory offenders being released from a correctional facility and not going to a new primary address; clarifying sufficiency of notice for verification of a person's address for the registration of predatory offenders; making further clarification that registration of predatory offenders applies to offenders who move to Minnesota from other states; requiring predatory offender registration database checks for persons booked at jails; providing criminal penalties; HF3378 (Tillberry) Gambling device definition clarified, and gambling devices or components for shipment to other jurisdiction provisions repealed; HF3397 (Atkins) Gambling expenditure restriction changes made, bingo games and prizes modified, and clarifying and technical changes made; HF3429 (Hansen) Administrative penalty orders provided, civil penalties provided, implementation plan required, and rulemaking exemption provided; HF3583 (Johnson) Modifying the retention of juvenile adjudication history; HF3597 (Mullery) Sexual assault indictment limitations modified; HF3683 (Hilstrom) E-charging service provided, and fingerprinting required; HF3690 (Kalin) Youth correction, county jail, adult offender supervision and fingerprinting technical corrections and amendments made, and Advisory Council on Interstate Adult Offender Supervision annual report date changed; HF3775 (Olin) Sexual assault victim protection law modified; HF3866 (Hilty) Cumulative suspensions of drivers' licenses halted. **HF3295 (Solberg)Has been removed from the agenda

Health and Human Services

3/11/2008
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HF3372 (Thissen) Department of Health policy bill: changing provisions for uniform billing forms and electronic claim filing HF3377 (Walker) division report HF2591/SF2377* (Olin) First responders authorized to staff basic life support ambulances under certain conditions, and staffing flexibility allowed for rural ambulance providers HF2426 (Norton) Disabled children Human Services eligibility redetermination notice required HF3265 (Thissen) Radiation therapy facility construction moratorium extended in specified counties HF3539 (Swails) division report HF2585 (Ward) has been removed from the agenda
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