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Audio/Video Archives - 2011-2012 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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Taxes

2/16/2012
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State Government Finance

2/16/2012
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NOTE: Pending action on the following bills in the Government Operations Committee the following bills will be heard: HF2211 (Swedzinski) A bill relating to job creation; imposing a temporary moratorium on state agency rulemaking. HF1954 (Downey) Counties and cities required to report additional budgetary information. Bill Removed: HF2169 (Beard) State agency rule review and reporting methods provided.
Bills Added:
HF2235 (Davids) - Minneapolis; termination date provided for local taxes.

Education Reform

2/16/2012
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Joint Hearing of the Education Finance and Education Reform committees to review the ESEA Flexibility Request granted by the United States Department of Education. Minnesota Department of Education presenting.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance

2/16/2012
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HF2095 (Fabian) Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified. -- Pending referral from Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Other bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF2050 (Barrett) - Taylors Falls; border city development powers establishment and exercise authorized, and money appropriated.
HF2093 (Sanders) - Independent contractor employee classification clarified, and contractor registration pilot project provided.

Judiciary Policy and Finance

2/16/2012
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Bills Added:
HF1872 (Runbeck) - Notary public maximum fees repealed.
HF1938 (Cornish) - Fugitive apprehension unit authorized to apply for search warrants.
HF1945 (Gottwalt) - Criminal neglect of vulnerable adult penalty modified.
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Higher Education Policy and Finance

2/16/2012
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Strategic Vision of the University of Minnesota - President Eric Kaler

Health and Human Services Finance

2/16/2012
Other bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
SF288 (Kelly) - Dental laboratories regulated, and money appropriated.
HF2062 (Banaian) - Family assets for independence program modified, and money appropriated.
HF1014 (Morrow) - Medical assistance employed persons with disabilities program modified, asset limitation provisions changed, and money appropriated.
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Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

2/16/2012
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Finish overview of DNR policy bill (HF2153) Bills will be heard for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Bills Added:
HF2164 (McNamara) - Omnibus environment and natural resources bill.
HF2228 (Wagenius) - Natural resources commissioner prohibited from purchasing land at more than 20 percent above estimated market value.

Government Operations and Elections

2/16/2012
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Bills Added:
HF2007 (Kahn) - Consolidating counties and rationalizing other internal boundaries feasibility study required, and money appropriated.
HF1975 (Drazkowski) - State government outside contract restrictions removed, and disclosure required on where contract work takes place.
HF1976 (Leidiger) - Federal E-Verify program use by state appointing authorities required.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

2/15/2012
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Amend and vote on HF2095 (Fabian) Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified. Finish overview of DNR policy bill HF2153 (McNamara) (no votes to be taken). Overview of HF1644 (Wagenius) Watercraft surcharge and aquatic plant management fees modified. (no vote to be taken).
Attachments:
0H2095DE2.pdf (2/14/2012)
H2095A3.pdf (2/14/2012)
H2095A5.pdf (2/14/2012)
0H2095DE2.pdf (2/14/2012)
H2095A3.pdf (2/14/2012)
H2095A5.pdf (2/14/2012)

Government Operations and Elections

2/15/2012
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Any bills not completed will be carried forward to February 16th hearing.
Bills Added:
HF1975 (Drazkowski) - State government outside contract restrictions removed, and disclosure required on where contract work takes place.
HF1974 (Drazkowski) - Contract terms continuance not allowed after expiration of a collective bargaining agreement.
HF1976 (Leidiger) - Federal E-Verify program use by state appointing authorities required.
SF134 (Beard) - Public employee definition modified.

Health and Human Services Finance

2/15/2012

Health and Human Services Reform

2/15/2012
Minnesota Sex Offender Program provisional discharge process review Other items may be added to the agenda
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Education Finance

2/15/2012
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Bills Added:
HF638 (Myhra) - School grading system created, school recognition program created, school report cards modified, rulemaking authorized, and report required.
HF1913 (McDonald) - Delano, Monticello, and Rockford; onetime school district fund transfer authorized.
HF1860 (Woodard) - Operating referendum levy aids provided to charter schools.
HF1781 (Anzelc) - School swimming pool levy renovation costs allowed.
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Capital Investment

2/15/2012
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Agency Overviews: Minnesota Histroical Society and Department of Public Safety
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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

2/15/2012
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Presentation on the Dodd-Frank Act from Terry Headley - President of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.
Bills Added:
HF1134 (Hoppe) - Annuity products regulated, and National Association of Insurance Commissioners model regulation enacted and modified relating to suitability in annuity transactions.
HF2174 (O'Driscoll) - District money deposit investments authorized, and designated depositories provided.
HF2227 (Anderson) - State bank closures for holidays clarified, state bank lending limits changed to comply with federal law, and obsolete language repealed relating to deposits payable on demand.
Attachments:
H2227A2_1.pdf (2/15/2012)
H2227A2_1.pdf (2/15/2012)

Civil Law

2/15/2012
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The committee may assign time limits to testimony depending on the volume of requests to testify. See meeting documents below for the current working version of the bill.
Bills Added:
HF1254 (Bills) - Residential property rights expanded and defined, and association lien provisions of the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act modified.
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State Government Finance

2/15/2012
Testifiers for HF 2033: Mark Haveman, Executive Director, Minnesota Taxpayers Association Eliot Seide, Executive Director, AFSCME Council 5 Patty Tanji, President, Pay Equity Coalition of Minnesota John Pollard, MMB Legislative and Communications Director
Bills Added:
HF2033 (Downey) - Equal Pay and Benefits Act proposed, and new method provided for determining public employee compensation.
Attachments:
Presentation on the Study of the Metropolitan Area Fiscal Disparities Program - Department of Revenue and TischlerBise (consultant who conducted the study) Following the presentation we will take member questions and, if time remains, testimony from interested parties.

Legacy Funding Division

2/15/2012
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Action will be taken on HF2086
Bills Added:
HF2086 (McNamara) - Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated and requirements modified.
Attachments:
H2086A1_2.pdf (2/13/2012)
H2086A2.pdf (2/15/2012)
H2086A1_2.pdf (2/13/2012)
H2086A2.pdf (2/15/2012)

Taxes

2/15/2012
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Rules and Legislative Administration

2/15/2012
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Proposed Calendar for the Day for Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Transportation Policy and Finance

2/15/2012
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Informational hearing on Transportation Economic Development bonding proposal.
Bills Added:
HF1835 (Scott) - Sheriff vehicles; list of paint colors expanded.
HF1971 (Beard) - Highways contingent appropriations provided for highways and highway contract administration.
HF2008 (Nornes) - Motorcycle road guard certificate established.
HF518 (Leidiger) - State-aid program rulemaking authority amended, fund allocation from overdimension motor vehicle permits amended, legislative report required on water permitting process for transportation projects, and clarifying and technical changes made.
Attachments:
H0518DE4.pdf (2/10/2012)
H1971A1_1.pdf (2/14/2012)
H0518DE4.pdf (2/10/2012)
H1971A1_1.pdf (2/14/2012)

Property and Local Tax Division

2/15/2012
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Presentation on the Study of the Metropolitan Area Fiscal Disparities Program - Department of Revenue and TischlerBise (consultant who conducted the study) Following the presentation we will take member questions and, if time remains, testimony from interested parties.

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

2/14/2012
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Bills Added:
HF1956 (Anderson) - Offenders possessing multiple welfare electronic benefit cards required to be reported by law enforcement departments to the commissioner of human services.
HF2160 (Cornish) - Fingerprints permitted to be taken by law enforcement for any offender interacting with the criminal justice system for any offense to eliminate a suspense record.
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Taxes

2/14/2012
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