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Audio/Video Archives - 2011-2012 Regular Session

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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

1/31/2012
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These bills were returned to the committee via rule 4.20.
Bills Added:
SF1268 (Anderson) - Loan transaction fees and charges authorized.
HF657 (Hoppe) - Event ticket practices regulated, and restrictive ticketing systems permitted.

Education Finance

1/31/2012
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SF247 (Hoppe) Public employees insurance program (PEIP) local government employees participation or withdrawal approval requirements; service cooperative health insurance refund regulation.

Education Reform

1/31/2012
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Bills Added:
SF1213 (Kelly) - Adult education tracking system modified.
HF1870 (Petersen) - School districts allowed to base unrequested leave of absence and discharge and demotion decisions on teacher evaluation outcomes.
Attachments:
H1870DE4.pdf (1/30/2012)
H1870DE4.pdf (1/30/2012)

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

1/31/2012
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Continuation of hearing bonding requests Annandale Tactical Training Center (HF293 - Urdahl) Ortonville Emergency Operations Center (HF788 - Falk) Hennepin County 911 Regional Communications Center Arrowhead Regional Correctional Center (HF1933 - Melin) Marshall Emergency Response and Industrial Training Center (HF 2016 - Swedzinski)

Rules and Legislative Administration

1/31/2012
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Resolution on Per Diem Pay Personnel Report Calendar of the Day for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

State Government Finance

1/31/2012
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Presentation by Department of Administration on Report titled "Enterprise Data Analytics Master Contract Program" which includes updates on several RFPs issued from last session including tax compliance, state building efficiency, fleet management services, and strategic sourcing. HF673 (Banaian) Public value impact statements required for legislation. HF1288 (Loeffler) Phase 1 Capitol security and access improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Veterans Services Division

1/30/2012
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Bills Added:
HF1821 (Dettmer) - Small business set-aside program changed for veteran-owned small businesses, county set-aside programs authorized for veteran-owned small businesses, and reporting requirements changed.
HF1903 (Urdahl) - Honor guard stipends preference modified.
HF1819 (Dettmer) - Beyond the Yellow Ribbon civil immunity provided, and business discrimination provision modified.
HF1519 (Anderson) - Veteran license plate collection preserved, and distribution and sale of remaining discontinued veterans plates directed and use of revenue authorized.
HF1416 (Gruenhagen) - Military affairs; nonpublic employees reemployment rights protections extended.

Transportation Policy and Finance

1/30/2012
Department of Public Safety presentation on federal funds request for 2012 Commercial Drivers License Program Improvement Grant. Department of Public Safety update on the Minnesota License and Registration System (MNLARS). Minnesota Department of Transportation presentation on November 2011 transportation funds forecast. Minnesota Department of Transportation Legislative report on Biennial Expenditures, Fiscal Year 2010-2011. Minnesota Department of Transportation presentation on Federal Funds Requests, 2012-2013. *Any portion of department presentations not covered in today's hearing will continue at a future hearing.
Bills Added:
HF730 (Mazorol) - Fairness for Responsible Drivers Act established, remedies of uninsured motorists limited, and amount of criminal fines increased.
HF1323 (Hoppe) - Online motor vehicle insurance verification system established, and money appropriated.

Ways and Means

1/30/2012
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A delete-everything amendment (containing language that was previously heard and passed by the Ways and Means committee as part of HF211) will be offered on SF149. It is preferred that amendments be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 4 p.m. Jan. 27.
Bills Added:
SF149 (Wardlow) - Conciliation court claims regulated, and court order appeals related to class actions permitted.
Attachments:
A12-0560.pdf (1/25/2012)
0A12-0560.pdf (1/26/2012)
A12-0560.pdf (1/25/2012)
0A12-0560.pdf (1/26/2012)

State Government Finance

1/26/2012
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Note: HF545 was previously passed from this committee last year and was on the General Register. The bill was returned to this committee at end of session. There will be no public testimony on this bill today as it was heard last year in committee and will have vote taken to place this bill again on General Register. Additional presentations to the committee by Minnesota Management & Budget including: * Update on State Job Classifications Study Ann O'Brien- Assistant Commissioner, MMB Laurie Hansen- Director Human Resource Management, MMB *Update on Performance Appraisal System Report Ann O'Brien- Assistant Commissioner, MMB Jeanine Kuwik- Internal Control and Accountability Director * Executive Branch Total Compensation Report Ann O'Brien- Assistant Commissioner, MMB Chad Thuet- State Compensation Manager, MMB Charlie Bieleck- Director of Budget Planning, MMB ADDITION: MMB presentation/update on SEGIP -State Employee Group Insurance Program - Dependent Audit- Nathan Moracco- Director State Insurance Division
Bills Added:
HF545 (Downey) - State budget document required to include federal contingency planning.

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

1/26/2012
Department of Corrections bonding requests. Department of Public Safety bonding request.
Bills Added:
HF1829 (Cornish) - County attorneys and assistant county attorneys authorized to carry firearms on duty under the terms of a permit to carry.
HF1879 (Cornish) - Enhanced penalties provided for causing the death of or assaulting a prosecuting attorney.
Attachments:

Education Reform

1/26/2012
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HF1770 (Kieffer) Teacher candidates required to pass basic skills exam. Minnesota State High School League update Introductions and update on Minnesota's No Child Left Behind waiver application by the Minnesota Department of Education
Bills Added:
HF1585 (Anderson) - Minnesota State High School League; time period reduced for good faith effort before interscholastic conference membership arrangement.
HF300 (Erickson) - Early childhood development screening notice modified.

Education Finance

1/26/2012
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Testimony on Early Childhood Education Scholarships Implementation Plan
Bills Added:
HF1828 (Anderson) - Early education scholarship funds required to be awarded to greater Minnesota.
Attachments:
HF1828.pdf (1/24/2012)
HF1828.pdf (1/24/2012)

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

1/26/2012
HFXXXX DNR wolf hunting and trapping season bill HF1856 (Dill) providing for hunting and trapping wolves No formal action will be taken on either bill during this hearing. If you are interested in testifying, please contact committee administrator Amy Zipko at 651-296-1774 as soon as possible.
Attachments:
12-4112.pdf (1/25/2012)
12-4112.pdf (1/25/2012)

Civil Law

1/26/2012
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HF56 and HF1515 were previously approved by the committee. No new committee testimony will be taken on the bills. The companion to SF429, HF747, was also previously heard and approved by the committee. Committee discussion will be limited to the additional Senate file language on lines 1.11 and 1.12.
Bills Added:
HF56 (Dill) - Veteran waiver of immunity provided to sue the state of Minnesota as an employer in federal or other courts for violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
SF429 (Mazorol) - Attorney fee relation to damages awarded factor provided.
HF1515 (Holberg) - Late fee provisions modified, and provisions clarified relating to eviction from property subject to foreclosure.

Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

1/26/2012
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HFXXXX Swedzinski A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for voluntary certification of good manufacturing practices for commercial feed and feed ingredients. Consideration of Governor Dayton's capital budget recommendations.

Judiciary Policy and Finance

1/26/2012
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As testimony has already been heard on the companion House Files (see committee minutes from May 4, 2011), further testimony will be allowed as it pertains to the susbtantive differences and their effect on the Judicial branch. Testifying: Joel Carlson, Minnesota Association for Justice **UPDATE** SF 373 PASSED TO THE GENERAL REGISTER AS ORALLY AMENDED Amendment to A12-0561: Page 1, line 5, delete "(c) or (d)," and insert "(b)" Page 1, lines 7 and 8, reinstate stricken language and renumber clauses accordingly Page 2, delete lines 1 and 2 Page 2, line 3, delete "(c)" and insert "(b)" Page 2, line 7, delete "occurring or" SF 530 PASSED TO THE GENERAL REGISTER AS ORALLY AMENDED Amendment to SF 530, 1st eng.: Page 3, line 25, delete "2011" and insert "2012" Page 4, line 8, delete "2011" and insert "2012"
Bills Added:
SF373 (Wardlow) - Limitation period reduced for bringing certain actions.
SF530 (Mazorol) - Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.
Attachments:
a12-0561.pdf (1/25/2012)
a12-0561.pdf (1/25/2012)

Higher Education Policy and Finance

1/26/2012
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Introduction of recently appointed director of Office of Higher Education - Larry Pogemiller Office of Higher Education updates

Health and Human Services Finance

1/26/2012
November Forecast Details from Department of Human Service and Minnesota Management & Budget

Government Operations and Elections

1/26/2012
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Bills Added:
HF389 (Beard) - Interim zoning provided, and municipal development land dedication and fees provided.
HF673 (Banaian) - Public value impact statements required for legislation.
HF1560 (Wardlow) - Office of Administrative Hearings disposition of contested case hearings provided.
HF1810 (Dill) - Lake Superior-Poplar River Water District established, funding provided for the construction of water facilities, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
H0389A2.pdf (1/27/2012)
H0389A2.pdf (1/27/2012)

Health and Human Services Finance

1/24/2012
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Governor's 2012 Capital Budget Recommendations for Department of Human Services HFxxx (Howes) Capital Improvements; authorizing Hennepin County to construct center for providing mental health services to children; appropriating money to construct a new Washburn Center for Children; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

Health and Human Services Reform

1/24/2012
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Presentation on provider peer grouping Commissioner Edward P. Ehlinger, M.D., M.S.P.H. Diane Rydrych, Director, Division of Health Policy Stefan Gildemeister, State Health Economist Mark Sonneborn, vice president of Information Services, MN Hospital Association Mary Krinkie, vice president of government relations, MN Hospital Association David Renner, director of state and federal legislation, MN Medical Association

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

1/24/2012
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HF1766 (Lohmer) - pending rereferral - Child care assistance fund payments modified. Please contact Bethany Aronhalt (651-296-5322) if you wish to testify

Education Finance

1/24/2012
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HF1860 (Woodard) Operating referendum levy aids provided to charter schools.

Veterans Services Division

12/19/2011
1. Review of suicide rates in Minnesota National Guard CORE program 2. Review of special audit of Minneapolis Veterans Home
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