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Audio/Video Archives - 2007-2008 Regular Session

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K-12 Finance Division

2/28/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF987 (Davnie) Contract alternative program students over the age of 21 authorized to receive instruction until graduation. HF703 (Peterson, A) School districts that have participated in the cooperative secondary facilities program authorized to levy for certain unfunded severance and retirement costs. HF1324 (Heidgerken) Levy authority authorized for unfunded severance and reitrement costs faced by school districts that have participated in the cooperative secondary facilities program. HF831 (Sailer) Independent School District No. 2311, Clearbrook-Gonvick, authorized to use health and safety revenue to demolish a building. HF1147 (Sailer) Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, security improvements funding provided, and money appropriated. HF982 (Norton) Independent School District No. 535, Rochester, property tax levy certification deadline date extended. HF980 (Knuth) Referendum aid adjustment modified for open enrollment students.
Meeting at 7:00 PM
Agenda:
Members and staff visit for demonstration of St. Croix River Education District reading model

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

2/28/2007
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Meeting at 7:00 PM
Agenda:
Field hearing on transit
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF1219 (Juhnke) Milk truck weight exemption sunset date repealed. HF1059 (Madore) Drivers required to possess a valid and unexpired driver's license. HF1060 (Madore) Driver's license required information modified. HF1061 (Madore) Driver's license cancellation provisions modified. HF818 (Hortman) Towing authority granted to Department of Transportation within metropolitan district, and hazardous materials and motor vehicle carrier provisions modified.

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

2/28/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF406 (Welti) Small city definition modified relating to tax increment financing. HF919 (Welti) Elgin, Eyota, Byron and Oronoco authorized to act as small cities for purposes of use of revenues from certain economic development districts. HF571 (Hilstrom) Best value defined relating to construction contracts, and acquisition and competitive bidding provisions modified. HF102 (Shimanski) Winsted authorized to issue bonds for acquisition of a city hall, community center and police station.

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF374 (Hansen) Board of Water and Soil Resources general services grants provided.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

2/27/2007
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF34 (Kahn) Stem cell research state policy established authorizing the University of Minnesota to spend state-appropriated funds on stem cell research and criminal penalties imposed (continued from Feb. 22 agenda). HF771 (Mariani) A resolution memorializing the president and Congress to promote the United States' ability to compete in the global marketplace for talented and necessary workers. HF874 (Anzelc) Northome municipal building funding provided. HF640 (Howes) Walker Area Community Center funding provided HF358, HF118, HF461 and HF519 have been removed from the agenda.
Meeting at 6:30 PM
Agenda:
Consider the governor's nominees for regents of the University of Minnesota for possible presentation to a joint convention of the Legislature.

K-12 Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF975 (Koenen) Comprehensive school reform funding provided to replace reduced federal funds. HF988 (Winkler) Technology task force and grants established for schools, and school district technology plan developed. HF1080 (Morgan) School district technology needs aid provided. HF803 (Benson) SMART Board pilot program funding provided in school districts throughout the state.

Capital Investment Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF143 (Peterson, A.) Minnesota River Trail funding provided. HF262 (Greiling) Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota funding provided. HF335 (Hosch) Stearns County grant provided to purchase property for Kraemer Lake Park. HF378 (Johnson, S.) St. Paul National Great River Park improvements provided. HF604 (Laine) Springbrook Nature Center redevelopment funding provided.

Health and Human Services

2/27/2007
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF320 (Anzelc) establishing a method to determine reimbursement of nursing facility Public Employees Retirement Association costs HF400 (Hosch) allowing contracts with nursing facilities for the provision of additional specialized services; modifying reimbursement for short-stay residents; increasing nursing facility operating payment rates; implementing new case mix indices and providing interim rate adjustments; rebasing nursing facility rates; providing additional nursing facility quality add-ons HF401 (Thissen) providing additional criteria for ranking nursing facility moratorium exception proposals; increasing the limit on allowable interest on equipment; increasing the replacement-cost-new per bed limit; providing reimbursement for certain nursing facility property costs; authorizing funding of moratorium exception projects HF721 (Fritz) providing long-term care provider rate increases; requiring the use of new nursing facility case mix indices; providing an exemption from the MinnesotaCare program prohibition on employer-subsidized coverage; requiring workforce initiatives; requiring a study of nursing facility rate rebasing HFXXX (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda

State Government Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Department of Employee Relations: agency overview, budget presentation, and discussion of DOER's proposed merger. HF1048 (Pelowski) Department of Employee Relations abolished and duties transferred. *** added to agenda ***

Transportation Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Department of Transportation budget overview

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF20 (Thissen) Pre-kindergarten scholarship granting organizations contribution income tax credit provided HF123 (Slawik) Education expense tax credit and deduction applied to certain expenditures for pre-kindergarten expenses and museum memberships HF235 (Murphy, E) Developmental screening aid funding increased HF585 (Bly) Early childhood developmental screening expanded and kindergarten entrance assessment established

Commerce and Labor

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF219 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying use of personal sick leave benefits HF966 (Howes) Nurse overtime orders of compliance authorized. HF648 (Mahoney) Unemployment Insurance policy, housekeeping, and style modifications provided; administrative rules incorporated into statute; and fraud penalties modified. HF643 (Hansen) Meatpacking industry workers bill of rights and ombudsman positions established. HF512 (Atkins) has been removed from the agenda HF1104 (Laine) has been removed from the agenda

Environment and Natural Resources

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF719 (Dill) Lake County; temporary suspension of tax-forfeited lands proceeds provided to reimburse county for purchase of Clair A. Nelson Memorial Forest land HF790 (Moe) Minnesota Public Facilities Authority Act provisions modified, technical and housekeeping changes made, and Pollution Control Agency project priority rule modified HF934 (Clark) Polybrominated diphenyl ether manufacture and sale restricted Division Report(s): HF 278 (Hansen) Deer license surcharge imposed for deer management and reimbursing the cost of processing deer donated for charitable purposes.

Ways and Means

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentations from the following House finance divisions: Public Safety; Agriculture. Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs; Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health; and Health Care and Human Services.

Public Safety Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Judicial Standards Board budget presentation Human Rights Department budget presentation Civil Legal Services budget presentation HF425 (Paymar) Authorizing emergency grants to victims of motor vehicle theft *** removed from agenda ***

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2/27/2007
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Overview from the Pollution Control Agency

E-12 Education

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF302 (Peterson, S.) Early childhood and prekindergarten grant programs established and kindergarten developmental assessment expanded. HF685 (Slawik) Preschool program and home visiting program for children diagnosed with mental illness or development delays funding provided. HF976 (Slawik) After-school community learning grant program established. HF170 has been removed from the agenda.

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF958 (Solberg) State agencies deficiency funding provided, and money appropriated. Discussion only, section 7. HF906 (Thissen) Birth defects information system funding provided, and money appropriated. HF758 (Laine) Emergency assistance and transitional housing funding provided, and money appropriated. Veterans Home Board presentation

Biosciences and Emerging Technology

2/27/2007
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF589 (Peterson, A.) Bioenergy producer payment program established for cellulosic biofuel production, bioenergy production incentive program and working lands conservation program created, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF769 (Hansen) Native plant agronomic research funding provided, technical advisory committee established, and money appropriated.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
AURI budget overview; Department of Agriculture budget overviews

Taxes

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF130 (Lanning) Border city enterprise zone allocations increased. HF356 (Kalin) Taylors Falls border city development zone powers authorized. HF454 (Fritz) Faribault tax increment financing expenditures authorized. HF1054 (Morgan) Burnsville special tax increment financing districts authorized. HF1167 (Lillie) North St. Paul tax increment financing district transfers authorized, and time period to expend revenues extended.

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation on the medical reimbursement system's effect on quality of medical care. HF782 (Huntley) Certain hospital payment reductions eliminated. HF570 (Murphy, E) Long-term hospital payment rates adjusted, and money appropriated.

Public Safety and Civil Justice

2/27/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1200 (Kranz) Revisor's bill correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; and making technical corrections. HF996 (Lesch) Tax data classification and disclosure provisions clarified and modified, and class 1b homestead declarations administration and classification provided. HF950 (Carlson) Fourth Judicial District obsolete references and provisions removed, unintentional repeal corrected, bail proceeds payment resumed for Hennepin County municipalities. HF503 (Hilstrom) Sexual solicitation of children through the Internet crimes provided.

Finance

2/26/2007
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House Finance Committee
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
HF472 (Morrow) Renewable energy production incentives eligibility period extended. HF779 (Bly) Native American languages; Council on Indigenous Languages funding provided, and money appropriated. Presentations by House fiscal staff about division accounts and funding base

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

2/26/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1103 (Moe) Bemidji local sales and use tax extended. HF1135 (Pelowski) Winona sales and use tax authorized. HF881 (Hilstrom) Metropolitan Land Planning act and related statutes modified, and erroneous and obsolete references corrected. HF882 (Hilstrom) Metropolitan livable communities fund governing provisions modified, funds transfer authorized, and onetime transfer for local planning assistance grants and loans provided. HF1045 (Dominguez) State lottery gross proceeds in lieu of sales tax distribution for metropolitan parks and open space clarified, and parks and open space commission member compensation modified. HF312 (Hornstein) Metropolitan Council elections provided.

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

2/26/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1035 (Solberg) Itasca County; tax-forfeited land assurance fee exemptions provided for certain exchanged land HF631 (Anzelc) Natural resources department sales authority modified, forest resource assessment products and services account established, decorative boughs provisions modified, and sustainable resources provision expiration removed HF191 (Heidgerken) Anglers allowed to use two lines and two hooks while fishing HF1228 (Dill) Lake trout season modified within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness HF1021 (Dill) Lake Superior commercial fishing provisions modified HF1016 (Hansen) Forest pest control measures provided HF960 (Simpson) Deer hunting license fees for nonresident youth provided at resident rate HF32 (Hackbarth) Outdoor walk-in access program established to voluntarily make available privately held land for hunting and fishing **HF945 (Juhnke) REMOVED**

Minnesota Heritage Finance Division

2/26/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Budget presentations by: Amateur Sports Commission, Minnesota Zoo and Minnesota Arts.

Property Tax Relief and Local Sales Tax Division

2/23/2007
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF96 (Mullery) Property tax refunds paid to estates in certain circumstances. HF856 (Atkins) Homestead property taxes limited to a percentage of homeowner's income. HF590 (Loeffler) Property tax statement required to contain additional information. HF1182 (Loeffler) Homestead property taxes limited for persons at least age 65 to a percentage of income under certain conditions HF449 (Murphy, M.) Property tax refund program extended to residents of certain nursing homes. HF1129 (Doty) senior deferral HF432 (Paymar) Limited market value law extended for two years. Bill Removed for today's agenda: HF957 (Zellers) Providing a property tax cap for long-term homeowners age 65 or older

Veterans Affairs Division

2/23/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF300 (Haws) Military pay tax deduction expanded and military pension subtraction including survivor benefits created HF390 (Rukavina) Disabled veteran or surviving spouse homestead property tax exemption provided. HF284 (Ruth) Special assessment deferments authorized for members of the armed forces, and grants from the Support Our Troops account authorized for eligible individuals to pay special assessments. HF142 (Wardlow) Property tax refund household income definition modified to exempt the amount of any military disability pay received by a veteran from the federal government.

Labor and Consumer Protection Division

2/23/2007
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF966 (Howes) Nurse overtime orders of compliance authorized. HF554 (Nelson) Employee Free Choice Act support memorialized by resolution to Congress. HF643 (Hansen) Meatpacking industry workers bill of rights and ombudsman position established. HF648 (Mahoney) Unemployment Insurance policy, housekeeping, and style modifications provided; administrative rules incorporated into statute; and fraud penalties modified. HF219 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying use of personal sick leave benefits

Mental Health Division

2/23/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF196 (Greiling) Mental Health bill The committee will be taking action on the bill HF416 (Brynaert) has been removed from the agenda HF480 (Ruud) has been removed from the agenda HF574 (Loeffler) has been removed from the agenda HF737 (Thao) has been removed from the agenda HF922 (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda HF793 (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda

Public Safety Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
911/ARMER CriMNet

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Overview from the Pollution Control Agency

E-12 Education

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF988 (Winkler) Technology task force and grants established for schools, school district technology plan developed. HF1080 (Morgan) School district technology needs aid provided, and money appropriated. HF803 (Benson) SMART Board pilot program funding provided in school districts throughout the state.

Rules and Legislative Administration

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 11:30 AM
Agenda:
Permanent Rules of the House

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF764 (Loeffler) Chemical dependency allocations modified. HF341 (Gottwalt) Stearns and St. Louis counties group residential housing provider moratorium exceptions provided. HF1068 (Jaros) St. Louis County group residential housing supplemental rates modified for a specified facility.

Public Safety and Civil Justice

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF867 (Bigham) Burglary in the second degree crime definition modified. HF1123 (Bigham) Driving record information disclosure to law enforcement required. HF1118 (Bigham) Predatory offender registration database checks required for persons booked at jails. HF49 (Lesch) Criminal gang behavior defined as a public nuisance, and injunctive relief and other remedies authorized. HF767 (Dominguez) Has been removed from the agenda.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Workers Compensation Court of Appeals budget overview HF34 (Kahn) establishing state policy for stem cell research; providing criminal penalties

Health and Human Services

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF633 (Sertich) regulating health plan coverage for hearing aids HF320 (Anzelc) establishing a method to determine reimbursement of nursing facility Public Employees Retirement Association costs HF595 (Laine) establishing a newborn home visiting program and a home visiting program HF625 has been removed from the agenda HF599 has been removed from the agenda

Capital Investment Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Department of Natural Resources, asset preservation and division updates on capital budgets HF274 (Juhnke) Rural Finance Authority agricultural loan funding provided.

State Government Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF163 (Huntley) Duluth post-employment benefits accounts authorized to pay benefits to retired employees and to generate revenue dedicated to meet certain city obligations. Budget presentation and agency overview of the Department of Finance.

K-12 Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF417 (Bigham) Elementary and middle school years education international baccalaureate pilot program established. HF233 (Hilstrom) International Baccalaureate pilot program established across all grades of a school district. HF804 (Atkins) International Baccalaureate, pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement programs participation increased. HF1088 (Davnie) College in the Schools HF806 (Faust) Career and technical revenue increased for school districts.

Transportation Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Subcommittee Reports: HF667 (Simon), HF539 (Juhnke) and HF105 (Hortman) HF676 (Ward)- removed from agenda HF693 (Lesch) Driver's license reinstatement fee and surcharge partial installation payments authorized. HF612 (Pelowski) Port development assistance funding provided.

Commerce and Labor

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF189 (DeLaForest) Scalping of tickets prohibition repealed. SF372 (Gerlach) Crime of ticket scalping repeal HF282 (Atkins) Pharmaceutical products exception provided where competition exists relating to law prohibiting sales below cost. HF131 (Hilstrom) Social Security number use restricted.

Environment and Natural Resources

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF854 (Sailer) Video display device collection, transportation and recycling provided; and civil penalties imposed.

Ways and Means

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentations from House Taxes/Property Tax Relief and Local Sales Tax Division, House Energy Finance and Policy Division, House Transportation Finance Division, House Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division and House Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division.

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

2/22/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF613 (Murphy, M) Adult basic education appropriations updated, and money appropriated HF979 (Winkler) Modifying adult basic education aid; increasing GED payment; appropriating money

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

2/21/2007
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1 (Thissen) Children's health security account and program created. HF616 (Hilstrom) Major political party nomination 10 percent requirement eliminated. ( Bill has been removed from agenda) HF132 (Mahoney) Minnesota Biomedical Sciences Research Facilities Authority and funding program established.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF137/SF255* (Haws) Veteran owned small businesses designation as targeted group for state contracts HF272 (Haws) Firearms safety and usage training certificates continuation provided while soldiers and essential employees are engaged in active military service HF279 (Haws) War Orphans Act educational benefits eligibility clarified and extended for surviving military spouses and children HF291 (Dominguez) Veterans home employees granted commissary privileges when working double shifts HF451 (Jaros) Honor guard member reimbursement provided for National Guard funerals.

Taxes

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Selected 2007 assessor reports presented by Department of Revenue.

Property Tax Relief and Local Sales Tax Division

2/21/2007
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Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Discussion of sales tax exemptions HF158 (Urdahl) Livestock farming operations construction materials sales tax exemption provided HF9 (Juhnke) Dairy investment income and corporate franchise tax credit provided for qualifying investments in dairy operations HF101 (Demmer) Agricultural land excluded from the tax base for school bonded debt levies.

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF286 (Abeler) Fetal alcohol syndrome reduction programs funding provided. HF383 (Slawik) Ramsey County mothers first program for alcohol and drug use early intervention provided. HF760 (Fritz) Remembering With Dignity project funding provided.

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Oversight of Metropolitan Council

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

2/21/2007
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board budget overview Bureau of Mediation Services budget overview HF398 (Huntley) regulating tuition and fees paid by Wisconsin students attending the University of Minnesota

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF701 (Brynaert) Mankato district transportation headquarters funding provided. HF730 (Lieder) Special license plates provisions modified. HF763 (Lieder) Highway contracts regulation modified.

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF695 (Clark) Lead Poisoning Prevention Act modified relating to testing and blood lead levels reporting, sale of children's items containing lead prohibited, medical assistance coverage provided and lead hazards in properties disclosure required. HF696 (Clark) Lead abatement program modified.
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
Ombudsman for Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Emergency Medical Services Board budget HF688 (Moe) Regional emergency medical services programs funding provided. HF958 (Solberg) State agencies deficiency funding provided, and money appropriated. Discussion only, Section 7.

Energy Finance and Policy Division

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Added to agenda HF677 (Brod) JOBZ treatment for biodiesel fuel plants time period extended. Commerce Department budget presentation

K-12 Finance Division

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF349 (Solberg) Independent School District No. 4, McGregor, declining enrollment grant authorized. HF694 (Morgan) Declining enrollment school district funding increased. HF1192 (Eken) Small schools revenue created as a component of general education revenue. HF366 (Benson) Equity revenue increased for school districts above the 95th percentile.

Public Safety Finance Division

2/21/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Sentencing Guidelines Comm. Budget POST Board Budget HF458 (Cornish) Increasing the appropriation to the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board

Commerce and Labor

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF828 (Kahn) A resolution urging the president and Congress to end trade, financial and travel restrictions to Cuba HR2 (Kahn) A resolution expressing the sense of the House concerning trade, financial and travel restrictions to Cuba. HF611 (Anzelc) Workplace communications between labor organizations and employees protected, and certain employer conduct prohibited. HF765 (Loeffler) Motor vehicle insurance database development required. HF643 (Hansen) has been removed from the agenda

State Government Finance Division

2/20/2007
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Budget presentation from the Department of Administration, part 2 continued. Testimony from Mike Stolte, oversight of pension investments

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

2/20/2007
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1048 (Pelowski) Abolishing the Department of Employee Relations. HF132 (Mahoney) Minnesota Biomedical Science Research Facilities Authority and funding program established. HF376 (Paulsen) State contracts Web site established.

Public Safety Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Public Defense Board Budget HF342 (Paymar) Appropriating grant money for mentoring children of incarcerated parents HF460 (Lesch) Appropriating money for the all children excel program

E-12 Education

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF804 (Atkins) International Baccalaureate, pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement programs participation increased. HF1088 (Davnie) College in the Schools HF417 (Bigham) Elementary and middle school years education international baccalaureate pilot program established. HF233 (Hilstrom) International Baccalaureate pilot program established across all grades of a school district.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Department of Agriculture budget overview HF274 (Juhnke) Rural Finance Authority agricultural loan funding provided.

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Department of Health presentation of the Governor's budget recommendations

Taxes

2/20/2007
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Public Safety and Civil Justice

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF492 (Haws) Counties provided funding for housing short-term felony offenders, short-term offender advisory task force created, and money appropriated. HF684 (Paymar) Appropriating money for reimbursements to counties for costs associated with housing short-term offenders. HF49 (Lesch) has been removed from agenda

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Minnesota Boxing Commission budget overview Accountancy Board budget overview Architecture, Engineering Board budget overview Barber/Cosmetologist Board budget overview HF797 (Rukavina) Housekeeping bill for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Special funds overview Waiver programs overview HF298 (Huntley) removed from agenda. HF782 (Huntley) removed from agenda.

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentations on watershed districts

K-12 Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF70 (Hosch) Independent School District No. 463, Eden Valley-Watkins, environmental hazard remediation funding provided. HF249 (Kranz) Independent School District No. 16, Spring Lake Park, lease levy requirements exception authorized. HF410 (Tillberry) Independent School District No. 14, Fridley, levy authorized. HF776 (Benson) School lunch aid increased. HF759 (Slawik) Minnesota Children's Museum funding provided.

Capital Investment Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Minnesota Historical Society, Preserving the State's Rich Past: Historic Preservation and Asset Preservation HF1018 (Hausman) Department of Finance housekeeping bill

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

2/20/2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Overview from the Department of Natural Resources
Meeting at 6:30 PM
Agenda:
Overview from the Department of Natural Resources
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