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Audio/Video Archives - 2007-2008 Regular Session

Meetings are listed by date with the most recent meeting at the top. If there is a television recording of the meeting links to that format will be available below.

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Transportation Finance Division

3/11/2008
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Subcommittee report for HF2408 (Carlson) HF2600 (Kelliher) Minneapolis; Interstate Highway 394 engine brakes use restriction authorized. HF3003 (Bly) Dan Patch commuter rail line planning and development restrictions repealed. HF3750 (Morrow) Driver hours of service provision modified HF3805 (Morrow) Farm vehicles on highways provisions modified, and size, weight, and load restrictions on highways provided HF3827 (Morrow) Pupil transportation safety information and questions required in driver's manual and examination. HF3833 (Erhardt) Household good motor carrier requirements amended, system of permits changed to registration, obsolete permit governing language removed, and clarifying and conforming changes made.

State Government Finance Division

3/11/2008
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Presentation of Governor's budget for division funded agencies; agency presentations of how governor's budget will be implemented. Department of Revenue presentation: Expanded Tax Compliance Initiatives.

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

3/11/2008
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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

3/11/2008
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Supplemental budget presentations: Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/11/2008
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Supplemental budget requests from the Department of Human Services and Department of Health

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

3/11/2008
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Board of Water and Soil Resources Supplemental Budget Presentation and Report on SE Flood Response

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

3/11/2008
HF3390 (Loeffler) Nutrition added as required standard, BMI monitoring program required, statewide health improvement program, and health nutrition, and physical education advisory council established, reports required, and money appropriated. HF3569 (Rukavina) University of Minnesota directed to study workers' health including lung health, and money appropriated. HF3208 (Lanning) Community action grants provided, and money appropriated. HF3014 (Hosch) Nurses loan forgiveness program clarified. HF2736 (Mullery) Statewide landlord registry study provided, and report required.
HF3014 (Hosch) Nurses loan forgiveness program clarified. HF3254 (Solberg) Dental school student scholarship program established, and community dental health coordinator and public dental coverage program study required. HF2736 (Mullery) Statewide landlord registry study provided, and report required.

Public Safety Finance Division

3/11/2008
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Budget presentations (Governor's recommendations): Corrections and Public Safety departments Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties budget presentation Bill removed: HF2996 (Paymar) Drug offense judgement deferrals authorized, parole and corrections provisions modified, and money appropriated

Energy Finance and Policy Division

3/10/2008
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HF3401 (Hilty) Energy usage performance standards provided for development and application. HF3729 (Hilty) Legislative Energy Commission established, and Legislative Electric Energy Task Force abolished. HF3540 (Gardner) Solid waste recovery and recycling standards provided, greenhouse gas offset project eligibility established, exemptions provided, studies and ordinances required, goals set, charges regulated, task force established and money appropriated. HF3857 (Sailer) Solar energy project conservation improvement expenditures allowed by utilities. HF3843 (Brynaert) and HF3580 (Brown) have been removed from the agenda.

Health and Human Services

3/10/2008
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HF3333 (Murphy, E.) establishing a standard of protection for the risk of cancer and requiring modification of rules HF3721 (Dittrich) requiring certain health insurers to offer small employers the option to purchase certain flexible benefits plans HF3708 (Murphy, E) Health profession licensing requirements changed HF3648 (Hosch) Department of Health nursing home moratorium execption HF3649 (Hosch) Department of Health office of health care consumer assistance HF3651 (Fritz) Department of Health nursing home license suspension or revocation HF3652 (Fritz) Department of Health case mix reimbursement

Public Safety and Civil Justice

3/10/2008
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HF3301 (Kalin) Transportation construction project disclosure and proposal provision requirements changed, Technical Review Committee compensation required, and design-build request provisions modified. HF3161 (Bigham) Minnesota deceased military personnel current listing provided HF3302 (Atkins) Providing for the protection of written materials prepared for a closed meeting HF3553 (Simon) Relating to data practices; making technical changes; HF3554 (Simon) Regulating use of driver's license numbers and application information; HF3555 (Simon) Classifying law enforcement agency hold data as private; HF3556 (Simon) Holding department harmless for negligent dissemination of vehicle or driver data; HF3701 (Simon) Classifying background check data on individuals as private; HF3787 (Simon) Civil investigative and licensing data governing provisions modified. HF3816 (Mariani) Education agencies allowed to share educational data in order to improve school instruction; HFXXXX (Hilstrom) Metropolitan Airport Commission parking user data classified as private HFXXXX (Simon) Authorizing the electronic exchange of certain medical data

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

3/10/2008
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HF3295 (Solberg) Conflict of interest rules clarified for local economic development authorities. HF3454 (Jaros) Duluth; Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority land boundaries corrected. HF3456 (Tschumper) Local government interstate assistance authorized for emergency services. HF3577 (Tschumper) Houston County; Process provided to make certain county offices appointive. HF2988 (Brod) Towns authorized to refund surplus revenues upon removal of a subordinate service district. HF3831 (Magnus) Rock County; Appointive office process provided. HF3428 (Gunther) Modifying right of tenant to pay utility bills HF3574 (Juhnke) State Building Code application and enforcement regulated. HF1254 (Hosch) Interim zoning ordinance notice and public hearings required. HF3313 (Erickson) Public hearing interim use ordinances authorized. HF2536 (Lanning) Basin boards established and money appropriated.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/10/2008
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HF2629 (Rukavina) requiring use of certain funds for direct unemployed worker assistance HF3602 (Dill) amending business subsidy provisions HF3722 (Rukavina) providing for extended unemployment benefits under certain circumstances HF3684 (Slocum) appropriating money for the Hennepin-Carver Workforce Investment Board HF3628 (Eastlund) requiring a common course numbering system for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities HF2892 (Sailer) modifying programs of Minnesota Job Skills Partnership; appropriating money HF3782 (Mahoney) establishing an Office of Science and Technology in the Department of Employment and Economic Development HF43 (Buesgens) providing stable undergraduate tuition rates

Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division

3/10/2008
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Partnership to the Future: P-16 Presentation P-16 Partnership accomplishments since 2007 and review of 2008 initiatives. HF2625 (Slocum) P-16 statewide education partnerships required to include legislators. (informational only) HF2783 (Swails) P-20 education partnership established. HF3816 (Mariani) Education agencies allowed to share educational data in order to improve school instruction. (informational only) HF2624 (Urdahl) Teacher quality improvement task force established for effectively integrating secondary and postsecondary academic and career education.

Finance

3/10/2008
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HF2904 (Pelowski) Natural disaster assistance procedures established for state agencies. HF3346 (Davnie) Mortgage foreclosure assistance provided, and maximum amount of financial assistance increased. SF1436 (Hilstrom) State auditor provisions modifications HF3167 (Johnson) Senior nutrition funding clarification provided. HF3143 (Winkler) Individual income and corporate franchise credit allowed for investment in Minnesota high technology businesses, and appropriation reduced. HF2805 (Mahoney) Restricted plumber licenses effective dates modified. HF2972 (Mahoney) Minnesota Technology, Inc. renamed Enterprise Minnesota, Inc., and related provisions updated. HF3349 (Rukavina) Surplus appropriation sunset provision removed. HF2779 (Paulsen) Lifelong learning account program established, tax credits to employees and employers for contributions to lifelong learning accounts allowed, and money appropriated. HF3090 (Morrow) Department of Transportation position provisions modified. Presentation of governor's supplemental budget (10 a.m.) HF3126 (Ruth) has been removed

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

3/10/2008
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HF3841 (Hosch) Fishing contest permit requirements modified HF2201 (Olin) Lifetime deer hunting licenses granted to residents who have been a volunteer firearms safety instructor for at least 25 years HF3678 (Juhnke) Dark house fish spearing allowed for nonresidents HF3709 (Koenen) Chippewa County; Conveyance authorized for surplus state land bordering public water HF3788 (Fritz) Rice County surplus state land conveyance authorized HF3687 (Simon) Cass County; Private sale of certain surplus state land bordering public water required HF3897 (Dill) St. Louis County; Conveyance and compensation required for Crane Lake public access land HF3898 (Dill) Timber sales provisions modified and refund provided Discussion on the DNR's Leech Lake report and deer hunting regulations simplification effort

Labor and Consumer Protection Division

3/10/2008
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HF3755 (Gardner) Plastic sales that do not meet specifications prohibited, and penalties provided; HF3224 (Gunther) Boiler operation licensing procedures changed, and rulemaking authorized; HF3365 (Atkins) Professional firefighter arbitration procedures repealed concerning total package final offers; HF1224 (Hornstein) Unions; public funds use prohibited for encouraging or discouraging union organizing, record keeping required, and enforcement and civil penalties provided; HF0635 (Masin) Minnesota Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act adopted.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs

3/10/2008
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HF3584 (Koenen) Animal chiropractic care requirements established. 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. HF3552 (Juhnke) NextGen Energy Board member added, sunset date removed, and appropriation modified. HF3789 (Gardner) Phosphorous content lawn fertilizer wholesaler retail signage required.

Veterans Affairs Division

3/7/2008
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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.

Labor and Consumer Protection Division

3/7/2008
HF3566 (Nelson) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted; HF3236 (Davnie) Deed, rates of interest, and mortgage contracts regulated, borrower's ability to repay verification provided, and mortgage broker's failure to comply penalties and remedies provided; HF3287 (Davnie) Debt management services regulated, and obsolete criminal provision repealed; HF3612 (Davnie) Minnesota Subprime Foreclosure Deferment Act of 2008 provisions provided.

Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division

3/7/2008
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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 SF 2262/HF 2414 (Johnson) Telecommunications obsolete rules repealed HF 3327 (Beard) Telephone company alternative regulation plan provisions modified

E-12 Education

3/7/2008
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HF3733 (Peterson, S.) Alternative teacher professional pay system clarified, and oversight established. HF3403 (Welti) Grades 10 through 12 assessment provided for earth and space, life, and physical sciences. HF3793 (Davnie) Student cooperation with educators policy clarified. HF3633 (Swails) Course preparation and continuing education requirements established for school administrators and teachers working with gifted and talented students. HF3316 (Mariani) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided for general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning. (Department of Education policy bill) HF3633 (Swails), HF3733 (Peterson, S.), HF3793 (Davnie) and HF3403 (Welti) have been added to the agenda.

Public Safety and Civil Justice

3/7/2008
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HF1218 (Lesch) Requiring defendant waiver of jury trial to be consented by the prosecutor; HF3438 (Thissen) Genetic handling information provisions changed; HF3863 (Thissen) Official traffic-control device automatic enforcement authorized.

Mental Health Division

3/7/2008
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HF3147 (Fritz) creating a working group to study access to emergency mental health services HF3377 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to children's mental health; requiring children's mental health providers to develop a plan for and comply with requirements on the use of restrictive procedures HF3576 (Madore) authorizing the ombudsman and Medical Review Subcommittee to gather data about deceased clients HF3044 (Ruud) has been removed from the agenda

Transportation Finance Division

3/7/2008
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HF3019 (Nornes) Highway right-of-way transferred to state rail bank relating to specified tracts. HF3575(Bigham) School bus driver type III qualifications established, penalties provided, and rulemaking authorized. HF2970 (Drazkowski) Motorists required to move to far left of roadway before passing road maintenance workers. HF3054 (Morrow) Legislative Route Nos. 295 and 335 removed from the state highway system. HF3089 (Ruth) Temporary permit use allowed while awaiting delivery of license plates. HF3866 (Hilty) Cumulative suspensions of drivers' licenses halted.
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