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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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Civil Law

2/22/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF424 (Scott) - Incapacitated and vulnerable adult neglect and abuse remedies provided.
Attachments:
(2/21/2012)
(2/21/2012)

Health and Human Services Reform

2/22/2012
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Equal time will be given for each side. If you would like to testify, please send an email to holly.iverson@house.mn Please have amendments submitted to Holly Iverson, Committee Administrator, by 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21
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.
HF2080 (Daudt) - MFIP ineligibility, sanctions, time limit, and exit level modified; and electronic benefit transfer card regulated.
HF2081 (Daudt) - Electronic benefit transfer cards modified, and electronic benefit transfer card use regulated.
Attachments:
(2/21/2012)
(2/21/2012)
(2/21/2012)
(2/21/2012)

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

2/21/2012
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
See "meeting documents" for author's amendments. Bills will be heard for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Bills Added:
HF1796 (Hackbarth) - Snowmobile agent registration provided, snowmobile registration and trail sticker requirements modified, fees modified, and disposition of fees provided.
HF1797 (Hackbarth) - Snowmobile metal traction devices prohibition modified.
HF2228 (Wagenius) - Natural resources commissioner prohibited from purchasing land at more than 20 percent above estimated market value.
HF2343 (Howes) - Game and fish licenses availability required by electronic transaction, and money appropriated.
HF2371 (McNamara) - State parks and recreation areas continued operation provided for when biennial appropriations have not been enacted, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)

Taxes

2/21/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Education Finance

2/21/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF329 (Bills) - Public school employees prohibited from using public funds and resources to advocate to pass, elect, or defeat a political candidate, ballot question, or pending legislation.
HF2127 (Myhra) - Online learning parameters modified, graduation requirements modified, and digital learning provided.
HF2244 (O'Driscoll) - Permanent School Fund Advisory Committee changed into a legislative commission, and director provided for school trust lands.
Attachments:
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)

Health and Human Services Reform

2/21/2012
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Office of Legislative Auditor's evaluation report on Child Protection Screening. The report will be posted on the Office of Legislative Auditor's website at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 and paper copies will be available at the committee hearing. If you would like to testify, please contact Holly Iverson via email at holly.iverson@house.mn
Attachments:
(2/22/2012)
(2/22/2012)

Data Practices Subcommittee

2/20/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2201 (Scott) - Data practice provisions changed.
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.
Attachments:
(2/20/2012)
(2/20/2012)

Taxes

2/16/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Finance

2/16/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
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.
Attachments:
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)

State Government Finance

2/15/2012
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
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:
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
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.

Taxes

2/15/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Finance

2/15/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Mayo and University of Minnesota Biotechnology & Genomics Presentation MN Waiver Update from DHS MN Health Insurance Exchange Advisory task Force Recommendations
Attachments:
(2/15/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/15/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)
(2/14/2012)

Health and Human Services Reform

2/15/2012
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Minnesota Sex Offender Program provisional discharge process review Other items may be added to the agenda
Attachments:
(2/15/2012)
(2/15/2012)

Health and Human Services Finance

2/14/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HMO Transparency
Attachments:
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HMO Transparency
Attachments:
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

2/14/2012
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Presentation on school trust land management in other states. Walk-through and public testimony on HF2095 (Fabian) Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified. Please see DE amendment for this bill. To testify on the bill, please contact Amy Zipko at 651.296.1774 as soon as possible.
Attachments:
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)

Taxes

2/14/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Finance

2/14/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HMO Transparency
Attachments:
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HMO Transparency
Attachments:
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/13/2012)

Ways and Means

2/13/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
The Office of the Legislative Auditor will present a legislative audit of fiscal notes.

Transportation Policy and Finance

2/13/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Department of Transportation (MnDOT) presentation of the biennial expenditures report. Update from MnDOT on contractor claims process Informational hearing on Transportation Economic Development Fund bonding proposal
Bills Added:
HF39 (Norton) - Highway 14 designated as Black and Yellow Trail.
HF1971 (Beard) - Highways contingent appropriations provided for highways and highway contract administration.
Attachments:
(2/10/2012)
(2/10/2012)

Judiciary Policy and Finance

2/9/2012
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Testifying: SF1183 Doug Franzen, Lobbyist HF1043 Gordon Ramsay, Chief of Police, Duluth Police Department HF1535 John Kingrey, Minnesota County Attorneys Association Kelly Keegan, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Lee U. McGrath, Institute for Justice
Bills Added:
SF1183 (Dill) - State and local government tort liability limits restored to pre-2008 levels, and state and local government contracts that require contractors to provide liability insurance or other security in excess of those limits prohibited.
HF1043 (Gauthier) - Motor vehicle property crime penalties proposed for repeat violators.
HF1535 (Cornish) - DWI, off-highway vehicle, drive-by shooting, designated offense, and controlled substance forfeiture laws changes made to provide more uniformity; monetary cap raised on the value of property forfeitures that may be adjudicated in conciliation court; forfeited property prohibited from being sold to prosecuting authorities or persons related to prosecuting authorities; and general criminal code forfeiture law, necessity of conviction, and burden of proof clarified.
Attachments:
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/3/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/3/2012)

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

2/9/2012
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Committee consideration of public safety bonding requests
Bills Added:
HF1816 (Benson) - Federally licensed firearm importers, manufacturers, and dealers authorized to possess and sell firearm silencers to government agencies, the military, and other licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, and dealers.
HF1984 (Scott) - Federally licensed firearms manufacturers' possession of federally registered firearm silencers authorized for the purpose of testing firearms manufactured for police and military agencies.
HF2046 (Woodard) - Department of Human Services electronic civil commitment data access permitted to law enforcement for background checks on explosives possession permit applications.

Health and Human Services Finance

2/9/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Implementation Status and Update from DHS on the following topics: PCA Relative Care 20 percent Reduction Corporate Foster Care Moratorium Low Needs Reduction If you would like to testify on any of the agenda items, e-mail Christine Kiel at christine.kiel@house.mn
Attachments:
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/9/2012)
(2/9/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/9/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/8/2012)
(2/9/2012)
(2/9/2012)
(2/13/2012)
(2/9/2012)

Education Finance

2/8/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
No final action on bonding bills will be taken in today's hearing.
Bills Added:
HF1778 (Cornish) - Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central, funding provided for a cooperative facilities grant, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1794 (Fritz) - Minnesota State Academies funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1851 (McFarlane) - Library accessibility and improvement grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1997 (Davids) - Independent School District No. 239, Rushford-Peterson, funding provided for two school facilities, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2001 (McFarlane) - Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District funding provided for a new facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1264 (Hancock) - Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, facilities renovation and construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2106 (Winkler) - Perpich Center for Arts Education funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)

Health and Human Services Reform

2/8/2012
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Update on Essential Health Benefits
Attachments:
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)
(2/7/2012)

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

2/1/2012
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF XXXX DNR AIS Policy Bill All bills being heard will be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. If you wish to testify on any bills please contact committee administrator Amy Zipko at 651.296.1774
Bills Added:
HF1809 (Hackbarth) - Electric fish barrier funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1963 (Wagenius) - University of Minnesota aquatic invasive species activities money appropriated.
HF1644 (Wagenius) - Watercraft surcharge and aquatic plant management fees modified.
Attachments:
(1/30/2012)
(1/30/2012)

Taxes

2/1/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

1/31/2012
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
DNR update on deer and moose population. Walk-through of remainder of DNR Game & Fish bill. All bills being heard will be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. If you wish to testify on any bills please contact committee administrator Amy Zipko at 651.296.1774
Bills Added:
HF1796 (Hackbarth) - Snowmobile agent registration provided, snowmobile registration and trail sticker requirements modified, fees modified, and disposition of fees provided.
HF1797 (Hackbarth) - Snowmobile metal traction devices prohibition modified.
HF1923 (O'Driscoll) - Water supply demand reduction measures required.
Attachments:
(1/27/2012)
(1/27/2012)

Government Operations and Elections

1/31/2012
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF560 (Downey) - Government agency energy forward pricing mechanisms provisions modified.
HF1831 (Wardlow) - Legislative review of rules provided for sunset and legislative approval of existing rules.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance

1/31/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
All bills will be laid over for possible action in the future.
Bills Added:
HF1765 (Crawford) - Pine Technical College; entrepreneurship and technology business incubator funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1804 (Murdock) - Wadena; community center and swimming pool funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1257 (Clark) - Nonprofit housing bonds issued for community land trusts.
HF1691 (Benson) - Stewartville; fire station expansion and renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1745 (Poppe) - Hormel Institute funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1698 (Anzelc) - Itasca County; regional fire station funding provided to acquire land, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Health and Human Services Reform

1/31/2012
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Equal time will be given for each side. If you would like to testify, please send an email to holly.iverson@house.mn Please have amendments submitted to Holly Iverson by 2:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30.
Bills Added:
HF1766 (Lohmer) - Child care assistance fund payments modified.

Ways and Means

1/30/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
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:
(1/25/2012)
(1/26/2012)
(1/25/2012)
(1/26/2012)

Transportation Policy and Finance

1/30/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
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.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

1/26/2012
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
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:
(1/25/2012)
(1/25/2012)

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

1/26/2012
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
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:
(1/25/2012)
(1/25/2012)

Health and Human Services Finance

1/26/2012
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
November Forecast Details from Department of Human Service and Minnesota Management & Budget

Education Finance

1/24/2012
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1860 (Woodard) Operating referendum levy aids provided to charter schools.

Veterans Services Division

12/19/2011
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
1. Review of suicide rates in Minnesota National Guard CORE program 2. Review of special audit of Minneapolis Veterans Home
Attachments:
(12/16/2011)
(12/16/2011)
(12/16/2011)
(12/16/2011)

State Government Finance

12/6/2011
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Update on local government redesign innovation efforts during the interim. Introduction/overview by Rep. Carol McFarlane and Rep. Diane Loeffler Others testifying will be: Jeff Sparks, Executive Director, Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) Bob Meeks, Executive Director, Minnesota School Boards Assc. (MSBA) Jim Miller, Executive Director, League of Minnesota Cities Peter Hutchinson, representing the Bush Foundation and Beyond the Bottom Line Foundation Carleen Rhodes, President and CEO of the Minnesota Community Foundation and the Saint Paul Foundation Laura LaCroix-Dalluhn, Project Manager, Local government Redesign and Innovation Reflections from attendees of regional meetings: Kevin Donovan, Mahtomedi School Board member and MSBA Board of Directors Marian Clennon, Austin City Council Tony Murphy, County Administrator, Beltrami County • Update on SWIFT accounting system , Lori Mo, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget • Update on SEGIP Dependent Eligibility Audit - as passed in Special Session 2011 SF12 - Nathan Moracco, Director of the Employee Insurance Division, Minnesota Management and Budget • Update from MMB on status of Pay for Performance Bonds program as passed in special session SF12 – Jim Schowalter, Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget. Also asking to testify on this issue: Staci Becker, Consultant, Invest in Outcomes. Brian Paulson, director of Innovation Strategies, Greater Twin Cities United Way. • Update on tax analytics/tax compliance issues. Dan Ostdiek, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Revenue Terri Steenblock, Assistant Commissioner for Income Taxes, Minnesota Department of Revenue Matt Massman, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Revenue
Attachments:
(12/8/2011)
(12/8/2011)
(12/8/2011)
(12/8/2011)
(12/8/2011)
(12/8/2011)

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

11/21/2011
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Commerce Chair: Joe Hoppe Monday, November 21, 2011 10:00 AM I. Call to Order. II. Roll Call. III. Discussion on the Executive Order Calling For Child Care Provider Union Election If you would like to testify, please contact Stephen Rubis at stephen.rubis@house.mn or (651) 296-5994.

Health and Human Services Finance

11/21/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Managed Care Competitive Bid Update Update from DHS on the RFP Process Update on Moving People into Managed Care Update on Waiver Request Process Update on the Implementation of the Defined Contribution Hennepin County Health Demo Insurance Exchange Task Force Update
Attachments:
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Managed Care Competitive Bid Update Update from DHS on the RFP Process Update on Moving People into Managed Care Update on Waiver Request Process Update on the Implementation of the Defined Contribution Hennepin County Health Demo Insurance Exchange Task Force Update
Attachments:
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)

Health and Human Services Finance

11/21/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Managed Care Competitive Bid Update Update from DHS on the RFP Process Update on Moving People into Managed Care Update on Waiver Request Process Update on the Implementation of the Defined Contribution Hennepin County Health Demo Insurance Exchange Task Force Update
Attachments:
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Managed Care Competitive Bid Update Update from DHS on the RFP Process Update on Moving People into Managed Care Update on Waiver Request Process Update on the Implementation of the Defined Contribution Hennepin County Health Demo Insurance Exchange Task Force Update
Attachments:
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)
(11/21/2011)

Property and Local Tax Division

11/10/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:00 PM
Agenda:
Overview and Background of Special Taxing Districts

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

11/3/2011
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Department of Corrections parole process

Education Finance

11/2/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
Minnesota’s application for No Child Left Behind waiver Invited testimony only.

5/17/2011
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
TBA
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
This is the rescheduled meeting from Monday evening. It is planned to finish the conference report at this meeting. SF1047 Omnibus state government and military and veteran affairs finance bill.

Ways and Means

5/16/2011
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
SF346/HF554 the language of HF554 (Johnson) will be offered as a delete-everything amendment to SF346. Amendments should be submitted by 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14 to alex.smith@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF211 (Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
HF637 (Drazkowski) - Food, beverage, and lodging establishment statutes exemption modified.
HF705 (Crawford) - Audit requirements delayed for new first class cities, publication and reporting requirements eliminated, surplus law library fund use provided, county clerk hiring requirements repealed, seed and feed loan provisions repealed, and Ramsey County Community Corrections Department duties provided.
HF1025 (Beard) - Energy rates, conservation and savings programs, utility cost recovery and investments, qualifying facilities and non-generating utilities, rate impacts, large energy customers, cold weather notices, hydropower, transmission lines, Public Utilities Commission approval for utilities' security issuance, Energy Reliability and Intervention Office establishement, the Energy Conservation Information Center and residential weatherization programs, Melrose Public Utilities Commission membership provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1068 (Beard) - Transportation and public safety policies governing provisions provided including data practices, bicycles and bikeways and highways and bridges, transportation construction contracts, motor vehicles, traffic regulations, driver licensing and training, alternative financing for transportation projects, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and agency reporting; fees and an account established; pilot program expanded; seaplane base variance provided; provisions repealed; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
HF1423 (Gottwalt) - Adoption assistance reform, child protection, child support, and technical and conforming amendments provided.
HF191 (Downey) - Information technology and telecommunications technology services consolidated, advisory committee established, duties transferred, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1261 (Holberg) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and certain obligations issued.
HF1611 (Hamilton) - Agriculture programs, requirements, fees, and duties changed.
Attachments:
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/14/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/14/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/14/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/14/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/14/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/14/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/13/2011)
(5/14/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/15/2011)
(5/14/2011)
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
SF346/HF554 the language of HF554 (Johnson) will be offered as a delete-everything amendment to SF346. Amendments should be submitted by 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14 to alex.smith@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF211 (Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
HF637 (Drazkowski) - Food, beverage, and lodging establishment statutes exemption modified.
HF705 (Crawford) - Audit requirements delayed for new first class cities, publication and reporting requirements eliminated, surplus law library fund use provided, county clerk hiring requirements repealed, seed and feed loan provisions repealed, and Ramsey County Community Corrections Department duties provided.
HF1025 (Beard) - Energy rates, conservation and savings programs, utility cost recovery and investments, qualifying facilities and non-generating utilities, rate impacts, large energy customers, cold weather notices, hydropower, transmission lines, Public Utilities Commission approval for utilities' security issuance, Energy Reliability and Intervention Office establishement, the Energy Conservation Information Center and residential weatherization programs, Melrose Public Utilities Commission membership provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1068 (Beard) - Transportation and public safety policies governing provisions provided including data practices, bicycles and bikeways and highways and bridges, transportation construction contracts, motor vehicles, traffic regulations, driver licensing and training, alternative financing for transportation projects, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and agency reporting; fees and an account established; pilot program expanded; seaplane base variance provided; provisions repealed; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
HF1423 (Gottwalt) - Adoption assistance reform, child protection, child support, and technical and conforming amendments provided.
HF191 (Downey) - Information technology and telecommunications technology services consolidated, advisory committee established, duties transferred, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1261 (Holberg) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and certain obligations issued.
HF1611 (Hamilton) - Agriculture programs, requirements, fees, and duties changed.
Attachments:
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Ways and Means

5/16/2011
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
SF346/HF554 the language of HF554 (Johnson) will be offered as a delete-everything amendment to SF346. Amendments should be submitted by 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14 to alex.smith@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF211 (Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
HF637 (Drazkowski) - Food, beverage, and lodging establishment statutes exemption modified.
HF705 (Crawford) - Audit requirements delayed for new first class cities, publication and reporting requirements eliminated, surplus law library fund use provided, county clerk hiring requirements repealed, seed and feed loan provisions repealed, and Ramsey County Community Corrections Department duties provided.
HF1025 (Beard) - Energy rates, conservation and savings programs, utility cost recovery and investments, qualifying facilities and non-generating utilities, rate impacts, large energy customers, cold weather notices, hydropower, transmission lines, Public Utilities Commission approval for utilities' security issuance, Energy Reliability and Intervention Office establishement, the Energy Conservation Information Center and residential weatherization programs, Melrose Public Utilities Commission membership provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1068 (Beard) - Transportation and public safety policies governing provisions provided including data practices, bicycles and bikeways and highways and bridges, transportation construction contracts, motor vehicles, traffic regulations, driver licensing and training, alternative financing for transportation projects, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and agency reporting; fees and an account established; pilot program expanded; seaplane base variance provided; provisions repealed; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
HF1423 (Gottwalt) - Adoption assistance reform, child protection, child support, and technical and conforming amendments provided.
HF191 (Downey) - Information technology and telecommunications technology services consolidated, advisory committee established, duties transferred, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1261 (Holberg) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and certain obligations issued.
HF1611 (Hamilton) - Agriculture programs, requirements, fees, and duties changed.
Attachments:
(5/13/2011)
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
SF346/HF554 the language of HF554 (Johnson) will be offered as a delete-everything amendment to SF346. Amendments should be submitted by 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14 to alex.smith@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF211 (Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
HF637 (Drazkowski) - Food, beverage, and lodging establishment statutes exemption modified.
HF705 (Crawford) - Audit requirements delayed for new first class cities, publication and reporting requirements eliminated, surplus law library fund use provided, county clerk hiring requirements repealed, seed and feed loan provisions repealed, and Ramsey County Community Corrections Department duties provided.
HF1025 (Beard) - Energy rates, conservation and savings programs, utility cost recovery and investments, qualifying facilities and non-generating utilities, rate impacts, large energy customers, cold weather notices, hydropower, transmission lines, Public Utilities Commission approval for utilities' security issuance, Energy Reliability and Intervention Office establishement, the Energy Conservation Information Center and residential weatherization programs, Melrose Public Utilities Commission membership provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1068 (Beard) - Transportation and public safety policies governing provisions provided including data practices, bicycles and bikeways and highways and bridges, transportation construction contracts, motor vehicles, traffic regulations, driver licensing and training, alternative financing for transportation projects, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and agency reporting; fees and an account established; pilot program expanded; seaplane base variance provided; provisions repealed; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
HF1423 (Gottwalt) - Adoption assistance reform, child protection, child support, and technical and conforming amendments provided.
HF191 (Downey) - Information technology and telecommunications technology services consolidated, advisory committee established, duties transferred, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1261 (Holberg) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and certain obligations issued.
HF1611 (Hamilton) - Agriculture programs, requirements, fees, and duties changed.
Attachments:
(5/13/2011)
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Ways and Means

5/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn as soon as possible.
Bills Added:
HF104 (Smith) - Department of Corrections and Department of Revenue claim settlements provided, and money appropriated.
HF556 (Smith) - Juvenile prostitutes in need of protection or services provisions amended, sexually exploited youth defined, prostitution crime penalty assessments increased, and distribution of the assessment amended; prostitution laws provisions clarified and recodified, and definitions modified; and money appropriated to the commissioner of public safety to develop a statewide victim services model.
HF988 (Smith) - Public defender representation provision modified.
HF1068 (Beard) - Transportation and public safety policies governing provisions provided including data practices, bicycles and bikeways and highways and bridges, transportation construction contracts, motor vehicles, traffic regulations, driver licensing and training, alternative financing for transportation projects, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and agency reporting; fees and an account established; pilot program expanded; seaplane base variance provided; provisions repealed; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) - Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.
HF211 (Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
HF250 (Anderson) - Claims against the state provisions changed and updated.
Attachments:
(5/12/2011)
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5/12/2011
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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5/12/2011
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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5/12/2011
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
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5/12/2011
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus Tax Bill
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill. The conference committee will attempt to complete the bill today. Please see the attached document "Undecided Language" for a list of language items that have yet to be decided. As a courtesy to the committee, please email Johnna O'Neill at johnna.oneill@house.mn if you plan to testify on specific provisions.
Attachments:
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Ways and Means

5/11/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
Amendments should be submitted by 10 a.m. Wednesday to alex.smith@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF611 (Gunther) - Small business loan guarantee program created.
HF808 (Anderson) - Anatomical gift $2 donation provided for public information and education, anatomical gift account created, and money appropriated.
HF1088 (Drazkowski) - State agency natural disaster response provisions modified.
HF1270 (McDonald) - E-charging expanded to include citations, juvenile adjudication, and implied test refusal or failure.
HF1170 (Gunther) - Worker classification regulation, penalties, and fees modified.
HF1396 (Gunther) - Unemployment insurance and workforce development provisions modified.
HF1061 (Urdahl) - Legacy bill; outdoor heritage, clean water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funding provided, provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1023 (Smith) - Courts and common interest ownership provisions modified.
HF955 (Cornish) - Level III predatory offender Web site maintenance responsibility transferred from the Department of Corrections to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Attachments:
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5/11/2011
Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
SF760 (Hann) Omnibus health and human services finance bill. The conference committee will act on all remaining policy only items in the bill.

Redistricting

5/10/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1426 (Anderson) - Congressional districting plan for use in 2012 and thereafter adopted, and districting principles adopted for legislative and congressional districts.
Attachments:
(5/9/2011)
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Ways and Means

5/9/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:20 PM
Agenda:
Amendments to bills should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 11 a.m.. Monday, May 9. Questions can be addressed to alex.smith@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF174 (Peppin) - Department of Revenue required to issue a request for proposals for a tax analytics and business intelligence contract, and money appropriated.
HF650 (Kieffer) - Driver education and examination provisions regulated relating to carbon monoxide poisoning, and technical changes made.
HF984 (Hackbarth) - Game and fish; aquaculture provisions modified; compensation and assistance provisions for crop damage by elk modified; fish and wildlife management plan requirements modified; taking, possessing, and transporting wild animal provisions modified; acquisition procedures modified; penalty and license provisions modified; Board of Water and Soil Resources duties modified; and landowner liability for state walk-in access program limited.
HF1362 (Kieffer) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, and duties, benefits, and requirements changed, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.
SF67 (Nornes) - Waterfront structure transportation on trunk highways authorized with annual special permits.
Attachments:
(5/9/2011)
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5/9/2011
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
HF943 (Garofalo) Omnibus Education Finance Bill

5/6/2011
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
SF760 (Hann) Omnibus health and human services finance bill.

State Government Finance

5/5/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Note: HF418 was previously heard in committee and laid over for possible inclusion in omnibus state government finance bill. It will be motioned to Ways and Means Committee during this hearing. Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF1485 (Lanning) - New National Football League stadium provided for in Minnesota; Minnesota Stadium Authority established; and Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished; local tax revenue use, electronic pull-tab games, electronic linked bingo games, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; conditional imposition of taxes and revenue collection provided for; lawful gambling tax rates modified; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
HF1633 (Norton) - Gross profit use clarified.
HF418 (Downey) - Back Office Consolidation Act proposed; benchmarking study required on centralizing accounting, financial reporting, procurement, fleet services, human resources, and payroll functions in the Department of Administration; and report on improvement initiatives required.
HF545 (Downey) - State budget document required to include federal contingency planning.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids/Ortman) Omnibus tax bill. Discussion and testimony on Local Option Sales Tax provisions

Jobs and Economic Development Finance

5/5/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1352 (Gunther) - State Lottery authorized to establish gaming machines, gaming machine revenue tax imposed, powers and duties provided to the director, and a Minnesota future fund and an industry improvement fund established.
Meeting at 8:30 AM

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

5/4/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1061 (Urdahl) - Legacy bill; outdoor heritage, clean water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funding provided, provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1303 (Garofalo) - Revenue-based filing fee gradually adjusted beginning in fiscal year 2014.
Attachments:
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Civil Law

5/4/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1532 (Simon) Secretary of state duties imposed, and lists of registrants with challenged voting statuses due to felony convictions required. *HF1532 will be heard on an informational basis.
Bills Added:
HF1130 (Nornes) - Student record and data use provided for.
HF1220 (Wardlow) - Legislative enactments; erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete reference corrections made; redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed; and miscellaneous corrections made to laws, statutes, and rules.
SF137 (Wardlow) - Deeds clarified to correct title and certain acknowledgments, powers of court clarified with respect to a probate provision, cancellation of residential purchase agreements provided, redemption period clarified for foreclosure of certain mortgages, and effective date clarified for child support judgments.
SF194 (Mazorol) - Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 amendments enacted by the adoption of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, and conforming changes made.
HF1443 (Scott) - Foreclosure provisions for residential tenants application clarified.
HF1254 (Bills) - Residential property rights expanded and defined, and association lien provisions of the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act modified.
Attachments:
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Capital Investment

5/4/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF959 (Howes) - Flood hazard mitigation funding provided, federal disaster assistance match funding provided, bonds issued, bond sale schedule provided, and money appropriated.
HF1125 (Howes) - Coon Rapids Dam renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Ways and Means

5/4/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 PM
Agenda:
With the exception of HF1612, the other bills on the agenda have been heard in policy and/or finance committees. In such cases, it is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. Testimony will be taken on HF1612. Please contact the Ways and Means Committee Legislative Assistant, Alex Smith at alex.smith@house.mn or at 651-296-3889 if you would like to testify on HF1612. The HF1381 Pre-Engrossment is a working draft of the bill that will be heard in Committee. Any amendments to the bills on the agenda should be submitted as soon as possible to alex.smith@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF1598 (Drazkowski) - Three-fifths vote required to enact a law imposing or increasing certain taxes, and constitutional amendment proposed.
HF1597 (Kiffmeyer) - Voters required to present photographic identification, photographic identification provided to voters at no charge, equal verification standards required for all voters, and constitutional amendment proposed.
HF1613 (Gottwalt) - Marriage recognized as only a union between one man and one woman, and constitutional amendment proposed.
HF1381 (Erickson) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education policy provided, including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, student transportation, and early childhood education.
HF1097 (McNamara) - Pesticide control, peatland protection, fees and fee disposition, invasive species provisions, cash match requirements, state water trails and waysides, Mineral Coordinating Committee, watercraft titling, special vehicle use on roadways, oxygenated gasoline requirements, Water Law, local ordinance requirements, waste management provisions, landfill cleanup program, and environmental review requirements modified; citizen oversight committees provided; adopt-a-WMA program created; dual registration of motorcycles and disposition of fees provided; nonresident off-road vehicle state trail pass required; and money appropriated.
HF1162 (Ward) - Nonnative species provisions modified, permits to control or harvest aquatic plants requirements modified, and criminal and civil penalties provided.
Attachments:
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Redistricting

5/3/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1425 (Anderson) - Legislative districting plan for use in 2012 and thereafter adopted.
Attachments:
(5/2/2011)
(5/2/2011)

Judiciary Policy and Finance

5/3/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills not listed in order of agenda Other bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF264 (Urdahl) - Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act; actions against persons for weight gain as a result of food consumption prohibited.
HF770 (Mazorol) - Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.
HF1270 (McDonald) - E-charging expanded to include citations, juvenile adjudication, and implied test refusal or failure.
HF1343 (Dettmer) - Immunity provided in cases involving the use of school facilities for recreational activities.
HF1408 (Sanders) - Vacancies in nomination procedures and requirements changed.
HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) - Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.
HF1500 (Anderson) - Chemical and mental health services changes made, and rate reforms made.
HF1532 (Simon) - Secretary of state duties imposed, and lists of registrants with challenged voting statuses due to felony convictions required.
HF718 (Champion) - Civil rights restoration and civil rights possible loss notices required, and incarcerated offenders excluded from receiving absentee ballots.
HF654 (Wardlow) - Limitation period reduced for bringing certain actions.
Attachments:
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance

5/3/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1032 (Torkelson) - Prevailing hours of labor requirements modified.
HF1476 (Scott) - Prevailing wage provisions added to and modified, and money appropriated.

Ways and Means

5/2/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF210/SF509 (Kiffmeyer) Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, identification cards provided at no charge, provisional ballot procedures established, challenged voter eligibility list created, election administration procedures specified, electronic polling place rosters allowed, electronic polling place roster standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated. The language of the HF210 will be offered as a delete everything amendment to SF509. The HF 210 Pre-Engrossment is an unofficial draft of that language. Bills on the agenda have been heard in various policy and finance committees. It is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. Questions can be addressed to alex.smith@house.mn. Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF4 (Downey) - State workforce reduction required, and early retirement program created.
HF66 (Drazkowski) - Political contribution refund repealed.
HF873 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF874 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF1230 (Fabian) - State land disposition of receipts modified; state parks, state recreation areas, state forests, and state wildlife management areas added to and deleted from; Mississippi River management plan modified; and public and private sales and conveyances authorized for certain state lands.
HF1234 (Downey) - Commissioner of administration required to issue a request for proposals and enter into a contract for strategic sourcing consulting services, and money appropriated.
HF632 (Howes) - Maintenance plumbers licensed, and fees modified.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF210/SF509 (Kiffmeyer) Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, identification cards provided at no charge, provisional ballot procedures established, challenged voter eligibility list created, election administration procedures specified, electronic polling place rosters allowed, electronic polling place roster standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated. The language of the HF210 will be offered as a delete everything amendment to SF509. The HF 210 Pre-Engrossment is an unofficial draft of that language. Bills on the agenda have been heard in various policy and finance committees. It is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. Questions can be addressed to alex.smith@house.mn. Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF4 (Downey) - State workforce reduction required, and early retirement program created.
HF66 (Drazkowski) - Political contribution refund repealed.
HF873 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF874 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF1230 (Fabian) - State land disposition of receipts modified; state parks, state recreation areas, state forests, and state wildlife management areas added to and deleted from; Mississippi River management plan modified; and public and private sales and conveyances authorized for certain state lands.
HF1234 (Downey) - Commissioner of administration required to issue a request for proposals and enter into a contract for strategic sourcing consulting services, and money appropriated.
HF632 (Howes) - Maintenance plumbers licensed, and fees modified.
Attachments:
(5/2/2011)
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Civil Law

5/2/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
**If you would like to testify in support of, or opposition to, this bill please notify the committee administrator or committee legislative assistant. The amount of time for individual testifiers will be limited based on the number of people interested in testifying.
Bills Added:
HF1613 (Gottwalt) - Marriage recognized as only a union between one man and one woman, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Ways and Means

5/2/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF210/SF509 (Kiffmeyer) Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, identification cards provided at no charge, provisional ballot procedures established, challenged voter eligibility list created, election administration procedures specified, electronic polling place rosters allowed, electronic polling place roster standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated. The language of the HF210 will be offered as a delete everything amendment to SF509. The HF 210 Pre-Engrossment is an unofficial draft of that language. Bills on the agenda have been heard in various policy and finance committees. It is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. Questions can be addressed to alex.smith@house.mn. Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF4 (Downey) - State workforce reduction required, and early retirement program created.
HF66 (Drazkowski) - Political contribution refund repealed.
HF873 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF874 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF1230 (Fabian) - State land disposition of receipts modified; state parks, state recreation areas, state forests, and state wildlife management areas added to and deleted from; Mississippi River management plan modified; and public and private sales and conveyances authorized for certain state lands.
HF1234 (Downey) - Commissioner of administration required to issue a request for proposals and enter into a contract for strategic sourcing consulting services, and money appropriated.
HF632 (Howes) - Maintenance plumbers licensed, and fees modified.
Attachments:
(5/2/2011)
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Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF210/SF509 (Kiffmeyer) Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, identification cards provided at no charge, provisional ballot procedures established, challenged voter eligibility list created, election administration procedures specified, electronic polling place rosters allowed, electronic polling place roster standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated. The language of the HF210 will be offered as a delete everything amendment to SF509. The HF 210 Pre-Engrossment is an unofficial draft of that language. Bills on the agenda have been heard in various policy and finance committees. It is the general practice of the House Ways and Means Committee that public testimony will not be taken. Questions can be addressed to alex.smith@house.mn. Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF4 (Downey) - State workforce reduction required, and early retirement program created.
HF66 (Drazkowski) - Political contribution refund repealed.
HF873 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF874 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF1230 (Fabian) - State land disposition of receipts modified; state parks, state recreation areas, state forests, and state wildlife management areas added to and deleted from; Mississippi River management plan modified; and public and private sales and conveyances authorized for certain state lands.
HF1234 (Downey) - Commissioner of administration required to issue a request for proposals and enter into a contract for strategic sourcing consulting services, and money appropriated.
HF632 (Howes) - Maintenance plumbers licensed, and fees modified.
Attachments:
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State Government Finance

4/29/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1579 (McFarlane) - Counties given authority to provide for general welfare, and alternative service delivery pilot program for waivers established.
HF1332 (Hansen) - Legislative auditor governing provisions modified.
HF182 (Beard) - State and local water management study required.
HF174 (Peppin) - Department of Revenue required to issue a request for proposals for a tax analytics and business intelligence contract, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Transportation Policy and Finance

4/29/2011
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1310 will be a vehicle bill for a MnDOT and DPS policy and housekeeping bill. HF1068 will be the vehicle for an omnibus transportation policy bill and will also carry executive branch initiatives.
Bills Added:
HF650 (Kieffer) - Driver education and examination provisions regulated relating to carbon monoxide poisoning, and technical changes made.
HF1088 (Drazkowski) - State agency natural disaster response provisions modified.
HF1345 (Champion) - Highway construction projects contract bid preference provisions modified.
HF1333 (Nelson) - Construction manager contracting authority and related regulations provided for, and legislative report on contracting required.
HF1310 (Shimanski) - Transportation policy governing provisions provided, including traffic regulations, bikeways, motor vehicle requirements, vehicle registration and license plates, driver's license fee payments, alternative financing for transportation projects, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and rail programs; misdemeanor penalty imposed; fees established; provisions repealed; and technical changes made.
HF1068 (Beard) - Transportation and public safety policies governing provisions provided including data practices, bicycles and bikeways and highways and bridges, transportation construction contracts, motor vehicles, traffic regulations, driver licensing and training, alternative financing for transportation projects, railroads, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and agency reporting; fees and an account established; pilot program expanded; seaplane base variance provided; provisions repealed; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
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Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/28/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF1025 (Beard) - Energy rates, conservation and savings programs, utility cost recovery and investments, qualifying facilities and non-generating utilities, rate impacts, large energy customers, cold weather notices, hydropower, transmission lines, Public Utilities Commission approval for utilities' security issuance, Energy Reliability and Intervention Office establishement, the Energy Conservation Information Center and residential weatherization programs, Melrose Public Utilities Commission membership provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1012 (McNamara) - Waterfowl habitat improvement account disposition provided.
HF1011 (McNamara) - Trout and salmon management account disposition provided.
HF1440 (Beard) - Hydroelectric facility municipal approval exception provided.
HF1088 (Drazkowski) - State agency natural disaster response provisions modified.
HF1283 (Hackbarth) - Recreational vehicle operating provisions and definitions modified, dual registration of motorcycles provided, nonresident off-road vehicle state trail pass required, watercraft titling requirements modified, and special vehicle use on roadways modified.
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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

4/28/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Wednesday's agenda will resume Thursday morning with HF358. Public testimony portion of the hearing has concluded. Bills may be added to the agenda. Bills may not be heard in the order listed.
Bills Added:
HF441 (Loon) - 911 fee collection from prepaid wireless telecommunications and prepaid wireless E911 services provided.
HF965 (Kahn) - Anatomical gift donor document types expanded.
HF1467 (Cornish) - Firearms; public official authority to disarm individuals at any time clarified and delimited; Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws clarified, codified, and extended; common law duty to retreat eliminated; self-defense dwelling boundaries expanded; dwelling or occupied vehicle entrance by stealth or force presumption created; rights available extended to defense against unlawful entry of an occupied vehicle; and other states' permits to carry a pistol within and under the laws of Minnesota recognition provided.
HF1468 (LeMieur) - Forfeited firearm sale by law enforcement agencies authorized to federally licensed firearms dealers.
HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) - Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.
HF955 (Cornish) - Level III predatory offender Web site maintenance responsibility transferred from the Department of Corrections to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
HF1214 (Hortman) - Child passenger restraint system provisions modified.
HF615 (Buesgens) - Driver education requirements modified for obtaining an instruction permit.
HF229 (Downey) - Child certified as an adult detainment in a juvenile facility provided pending the outcome of criminal proceedings, and judges authorized to prohibit juvenile sex offenders from residing near their victims.
HF358 (Barrett) - Immigration law enforcement noncooperation ordinances and policies prohibited, and immigration-related data use provided.
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