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Audio/Video Archives - 2011-2012 Regular Session

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Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

3/9/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF853 (Cornish) - Omnibus public safety and crime prevention bill.
HF854 (Cornish) - Trafficking victims legal advocacy grant authorized, 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.
Attachments:
(3/8/2011)
(3/8/2011)

Civil Law

3/9/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF XXX: Small Business Bill of Rights-Regulatory Fairness Act (Westrom, see attached file)
Bills Added:
HF562 (Sanders) - Manufactured home parks water and sewer charges regulated, and air admittances valve prohibition repealed.
Attachments:
(3/4/2011)
(3/4/2011)

Health and Human Services Reform

3/9/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
Bills Added:
HF462 (Norton) - Nurse Licensure Compact, appointments provided, and money appropriated.

Judiciary Policy and Finance

3/8/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF152 (Cornish) - Criminal possession or sale of identification documents crime created.
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.
HF361 (Kriesel) - Fleeing a peace officer crime modified.
HF479 (Kahn) - Water pipe fluid weight when determining weight or amount of controlled substance use established.
HF439 (Smith) - Consecutive sentences provision for assaults committed by state prison inmates clarified.
HF642 (Slocum) - Child certified as an adult provided to be detained in a juvenile facility prior to trial and verdict.
HF660 (McDonald) - Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided.
Attachments:
(3/7/2011)
(3/7/2011)
(3/7/2011)
(3/7/2011)

Taxes

3/8/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Education Finance

3/8/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Testimony on the Charter School Lease Aid from Minnesota Association of Charter Schools
Bills Added:
HF269 (Downey) - Teacher contract qualified economic offer provided.
HF511 (Erickson) - Educational mandates deemed unneeded removed.
HF873 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
HF874 (Garofalo) - Education finance obsolete language removed.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Reform

3/8/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added. We will be placing a 30 minute time limit for each bill. The 30 minutes includes both the presentation and testimony.
Bills Added:
HF480 (Scalze) - Electronic prescribing requirements effective date extended for certain providers.
HF447 (Kelly) - Vulnerable adult criminal abuse made a registrable offense under the predatory offender registration law; investigation, review, and hearing provisions modified; terminology changed; criminal penalty increased for assaulting a vulnerable adult; and criminal penalties provided.
HF468 (Gruenhagen) - State fund expenditure to comply with federal health care laws prohibited.
HF200 (Gottwalt) - Alzheimer's disease data collection and reporting required, and learning collaborative established.
Attachments:
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Civil Law

3/7/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF625 (Anderson) - Livestock liability activities regulated.

State Government Finance

3/3/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Office of Minnesota Attorney General Budget Overview: Attorney General Lori Swanson Office of Minnesota Secretary of State Budget Overview: Secretary of State Mark Ritchie Humanities Commission Budget Overview: David O’Fallon, president and CEO Science Museum of Minnesota Budget Overview: Eric Jolly, president
Attachments:
(3/2/2011)
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Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF12 (LeMieur) Green acres and rural preserve program changes made. Dynamic Modeling Presentation - Cato Institute

Taxes

3/3/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Education Finance

3/3/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Early Learning Task Force Report
Bills Added:
HF355 (Kiffmeyer) - Home school mandates reduced, and superintendents relieved of reporting requirements.
Attachments:
(3/2/2011)
(3/2/2011)
(3/2/2011)
(3/2/2011)

Property and Local Tax Division

3/2/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF679 (Marquart) Valuation notice required to specifically note when a property has been reclassified from the previous assessment year. HF680 (Buesgens) Property tax and other property tax authority funding power eliminated. HF680 will be heard following HF112; HF679 will be heard following HF338
Bills Added:
HF143 (Anderson) - Glenwood Township; aggregate material tax imposition allowed for Glenwood Township in Pope County's stead.
HF398 (Lenczewski) - Property tax aid and credit programs eliminated except those paid directly to the taxpayer; homeowner property tax refund program enhanced; maintenance of effort requirements terminated; local sales tax prohibition eliminated; metro and iron range fiscal disparities programs eliminated; and levy limits, green acres, rural preserves, and metropolitan agricultural preserves repealed.
HF338 (Lenczewski) - Tax increment financing districts or plans establishment and expansion prohibited.
HF112 (Barrett) - Taylors Falls; border city development zone powers authorized, and money appropriated.
HF551 (LeMieur) - Property tax late payment penalties modified.
HF22 (Davids) - Property tax 4c classification requirements modified.

Taxes

3/2/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Legacy Funding Division

3/2/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentations: -DNR 10-25 year Legacy Plan-Cortland Nelson -DNR Legacy Parks & Trails Recommendations- Forrest Boe -Metropolitan Council: FY 2012-13 Parks and Trails Legacy Fund budget for Metro Regional Parks- Arne Stefferud Funding Request Presentation: -Public Television- Bill Strusinski, MPTA, and Dianne Steinback, EP TPT -Indian Affairs Council- Jolynn Shopteese, Annamaria Hill

Ways and Means

3/1/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
Overview of February forecast by MMB Commissioner Jim Schowalter and State Economist Tom Stinson
Bills Added:
HF110 (Kahn) - Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement membership increased.
HF576 (Kelly) - Short-term borrowing repealed by modifying payment to districts.
Attachments:
(2/28/2011)
(2/28/2011)

State Government Finance

3/1/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF485 (Davids) - Minnesota State High School League events temporary tax exemption made permanent, and associated revenue use modified.
HF446 (Abeler) - Jobs credit for increasing employment allowed.
HF505 (Davids) - Charitable contribution deduction expanded for food inventory.
HF633 (Benson) - Capital equipment exemption allowed at time of purchase.
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Office of Minnesota State Auditor budget overview: State Auditor Rebecca Otto Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission budget overview: Paul Erickson, Executive Director and Joel Carlson, MASC Board Member Office of Enterprise Technology (OET) budget overview: Commissioner Carolyn Parnell
Attachments:
(3/1/2011)
(3/30/2011)
(3/1/2011)
(3/30/2011)

Government Operations and Elections

3/1/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF613 (Kelly) - Red Wing Port Authority member terms provided.
HF511 (Erickson) - Educational mandates deemed unneeded removed.
HF696 (Runbeck) - Local government authority to issue bonds payable with property taxes for employee benefits repealed.

Education Finance

3/1/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Hearing on Compensatory and Integration Funding: Overview by non-partisan staff; Presentation by Office of the Legislative Auditor
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF63/SF40* (Garofalo/Olson) Alternative teacher preparation program and limited-term teacher license establishment; teacher licensure provisions modifications

Legacy Funding Division

3/1/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Greater MN Park & Trail Coalition- Dan Larson Funding Request Presentations: -Regional Libraries – Mark Ranum, Elaine Keefe -Let's Go Fishing- Joe Holm -Science Museum - -Duluth Children’s Museum - -Como Zoo – Michelle Furrer -Humanities Center – David O’Fallon -Minnesota Public Radio – Lisa Radzak -Perpich Center - Sue Mackert, Pam Paulson
Bills Added:
HF450 (Cornish) - Dodd Ford Bridge rehabilitation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF499 (Davids) - Chatfield Center for the Arts funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF105 (Dettmer) - Washington County; Disabled Veterans Rest Camp on Big Marine Lake matching grant funding provided to be used for improvements, and money appropriated.
HF160 (Drazkowski) - Lake Zumbro and Schmidt Lake restoration funding provided, and money appropriated.

State Government Finance

2/28/2011
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Budget overview by Explore Minnesota Tourism Budget overview by Administrative Hearings
Bills Added:
HF577 (Lanning) - Omnibus state government finance bill.
HF299 (Quam) - Executive branch agencies retained savings program established.
HF89 (Benson) - Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, voter identification card provided at no charge, canvassing deadlines changed, notice required, provisional balloting procedure established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/30/2011)
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Civil Law

2/28/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF501 (Runbeck) - Interest arbitration factors specified.

Judiciary Policy and Finance

2/24/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF229 (Downey) Judges authorized to prohibit juvenile sex offenders from residing near their victims. - This is continued business from a previous hearing, no public testimony. Budget Overview: Tax Court and Judicial Standards Board

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

2/24/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Agency Budget Presentation: Department of Corrections

Jobs and Economic Development Finance

2/24/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentations and overviews from: Lifetrack Resources, Vocational Rehab, State Services for the Blind and Boys and Girls Club

Capital Investment

2/23/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Testifying: Commissioner Jim Schowalter , Minnesota Management and Budget Capital Budget Coordinator Gay Greiter, Minnesota Management and Budget Asst. Commissioner of Debt Management and the Treasury Kristin Hanson, Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County Senior Civil Engineer Schane Rudlang , City of Bloomington Engineer Lon Aune, Marshall County Engineer David Overbo, Clay County Vice President of University Services Kathleen O'Brien, University of Minnesota Executive Director Lynne Osterman, MN Nano President Teresa Bohnen, Saint Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce Director of Local Gov't Affairs John Regal, Securian Financial Group Director Michael Hahm, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Director Lee Ehmke, Minnesota Zoo Asst. City Administrator Gary Neumann , City of Rochester City Administrator Kurt Ulrich, City of Ramsey City Manager Patrick Hentges, City of Mankato Attorney Kevin Goodno , City of Moorehead Mayor David Kleis, City of Saint Cloud
Bills Added:
HF607 (Howes) - Capital improvement funding provided to acquire and better public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature, nonprofit housing bond authorization changes made, bonds issued, appropriations modified, and money appropriated.

Property and Local Tax Division

2/23/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF12 (LeMieur) - Green acres and rural preserve program changes specified.
HF481 (Runbeck) - Local government; property taxes frozen at 2010 pay levels, actions that would increase property tax levies prohibited, and exceptions provided.

Taxes

2/23/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Finance

2/23/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Public testimony on Gov. Dayton's budget If you would like to provide public testimony on the governor's budget recommendations for the areas under the jurisdiction of the HHS Finance committee, contact Christine Kiel at christine.kiel@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF8 (Gottwalt) - Unified personal health premium accounts permitted.

Judiciary Policy and Finance

2/22/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Budget overviews: Civil Legal Services, Uniform Laws Commission, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
Bills Added:
HF152 (Cornish) - Criminal possession or sale of identification documents crime created.

Taxes

2/22/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Finance

2/22/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Overview from DHS on Nursing Homes and ICF/MR facilites
Bills Added:
HF19 (Urdahl) - Nursing facility operating rates changed.
HF239 (Persell) - Clearwater County; ICF/MR facility daily rate increased.
HF272 (Nornes) - Otter Tail County; two nursing facilities' operating payment rate increase provided.
HF315 (Fritz) - Long-term care provider rate increases provided.
Attachments:
(2/24/2011)
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Health and Human Services Reform

2/22/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF235 (Holberg) - Hannah's Law enacted by modifying cardiopulmonary resuscitation requirements for child care center staff.
HF135 (Hackbarth) - Well regulation authority modified.
Attachments:
(2/22/2011)
(2/22/2011)
(2/22/2011)
(2/22/2011)

Ways and Means

2/21/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Presentation of Governor Dayton's Budget - Commissioner Jim Schowalter, Minnesota Management and Budget
Bills Added:
HF103 (Murray) - Unemployment insurance eligibility and extension provisions modified.
Attachments:
(2/17/2011)
(2/17/2011)

Civil Law

2/21/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF396 (Wardlow) - Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act; clarifying, technical, and conforming changes made.
HF362 (Kahn) - Common interest community unit owners allowed to obtain copies of association records, and record copying access and charges specified.
HF264 (Urdahl) - Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act; actions against persons for weight gain as a result of food consumption prohibited.
Attachments:
(2/21/2011)
(2/21/2011)
(2/21/2011)
(2/21/2011)

Judiciary Policy and Finance

2/17/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Governor's budget proposal overview by fiscal analyst
Bills Added:
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.
HF440 (Smith) - Omnibus judiciary finance bill.
Attachments:
(2/16/2011)
(2/16/2011)

Taxes

2/17/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Finance

2/17/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Governor's budget recommendations for the Department of Health
Attachments:
(2/16/2011)
(2/16/2011)
(2/16/2011)
(2/16/2011)

Property and Local Tax Division

2/16/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
TIF Overview - Joel Michael, House Research
Bills Added:
HF12 (LeMieur) - Green acres and rural preserve program changes specified.

Taxes

2/16/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Finance

2/16/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Governor's Budget Recommendations for the Department of Human Services
Attachments:
(2/23/2011)
(2/16/2011)
(2/16/2011)
(2/23/2011)
(2/16/2011)
(2/16/2011)

Health and Human Services Reform

2/16/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
If you would like to testify, please contact Holly Iverson at 651-296-4305.
Bills Added:
HF262 (Mack) - Community paramedic certification created, commissioner required to determine medical assistance-covered services performed by community paramedics, and to evaluate the effect of coverage of services by a community paramedic.
HF199 (Gottwalt) - Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act; freedom of choice in health care for every resident of Minnesota declared, and statement of public policy provided.
HF497 (Gottwalt) - Health insurance exchange created.
Attachments:
(2/15/2011)
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Higher Education Policy and Finance

2/16/2011
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
University of Minnesota Board of Regents candidate interviews Election of nominees to forward to Joint Convention

Taxes

2/15/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Health and Human Services Reform

2/15/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Overview of Health Insurance Exchanges by Sally Fingar, Senior Manager, Deloitte, and Peter Nelson, Center of the American Experiment
Attachments:
(2/15/2011)
(2/15/2011)
(2/15/2011)
(2/15/2011)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance

2/15/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation and overview from the BioBusiness Alliance Presentation and overviews from: Youthbuild Minneapolis Summer Youth Program Learn to Earn St. Paul Summer Youth Program

Transportation Policy and Finance

2/14/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Department of Transportation presentation on the 10-year Highway Investment Plan. Department of Transportation presentation on aeronautics. Metropolitan Airports Commission presentation.
Bills Added:
HF80 (Nornes) - Waterfront structure transportation on trunk highways authorized with annual special permits.
Attachments:
(2/11/2011)
(2/11/2011)

State Government Finance

2/10/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF4 (Downey) - State workforce reduction required, and early retirement program created.
Attachments:
(2/10/2011)
(2/10/2011)
(2/9/2011)
(2/9/2011)
(2/10/2011)
(2/10/2011)
(2/9/2011)
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Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF258 (Davids) - Licensed ambulance services authorized to submit claims directly to the state.
HF394 (Howes) - Public safety radio systems tax exemption expanded.

Government Operations and Elections

2/10/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF192 (Downey) - Reinventing Government Employment Act proposed, public employee compensation freeze and method for determining future compensation determined, state employee gainsharing system established, and state contracts with private vendors restrictions removed.
HF102 (Mahoney) - Minnesota science and technology program established.
Attachments:
(2/9/2011)
(2/9/2011)

Education Finance

2/10/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF257 (Bills) - Early graduation achievement scholarship program created, and money appropriated.
HF341 (Greiling) - Department of Management and Budget school district state-aid payment reduction requirement repealed.
HF407 (Kriesel) - State short-term borrowing through school district payment modifications repealed.
Attachments:
(2/9/2011)
(2/9/2011)
(2/9/2011)
(2/9/2011)

Legacy Funding Division

2/9/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Administrative cost panel discussion with: -Sue Gens, State Arts Board -David O’Fallon, Minn Humanities Center -Bill Strusinski, Public Television -Jim Nobles, Office of the Legislative Auditor’s Office

State Government Finance

2/8/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF173 (Peppin) - Sunset Commission created, sunset and review of state agencies provided, and money appropriated.
HF2 (Banaian) - Performance data added to budget proposal, zero-based budgeting required, and sunset advisory commission and sunset process established for state agencies.
Attachments:
(2/3/2011)
(2/3/2011)
(2/4/2011)
(2/3/2011)
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(2/4/2011)
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF15 (Koenen) - Military pension income tax subtraction created.
HF82 (Dettmer) - Military retirement pay phased-in subtraction provided.
HF18 (Koenen) - Sales and use tax exemption provided for grain bins, fencing materials, and cattle ear tags.
HF108 (Nelson) - Income tax checkoff authorized for multiple sclerosis research and assistance, and money appropriated.

Government Operations and Elections

2/8/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF89 (Benson) - Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, voter identification card provided at no charge, canvassing deadlines changed, notice required, provisional balloting procedure established, and money appropriated.
HF210 (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 and standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(2/7/2011)
(2/7/2011)
(2/7/2011)
(2/7/2011)

Health and Human Services Reform

2/8/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Overview of Minnesota Health Care Programs and Implementation of Early MA. Presentation by the MN Department of Human Services.

Civil Law

2/8/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Testimony for proponents and opponents of HF 322 will be limited to 90 minutes per side. Please contact the CLA, Sarah Novinskie, if you would like to testify.
Bills Added:
HF322 (Scott) - Parenting time presumption increased.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance

2/8/2011

Civil Law

2/7/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF292 (Anderson) - Child custody; parenting plans required by both parents.
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.

Government Operations and Elections

2/3/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
NOTE: The committee will only take testimony on HF89 and HF210 and will not take action.
Bills Added:
HF1 (Fabian) - Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified.
HF89 (Benson) - Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, voter identification card provided at no charge, canvassing deadlines changed, notice required, provisional balloting procedure established, and money appropriated.
HF210 (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 and standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(2/3/2011)
(2/3/2011)
(2/3/2011)
(2/3/2011)

Judiciary Policy and Finance

2/3/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Agency Overview: Sentencing Guidelines Commission
Bills Added:
HF57 (Kriesel) - Synthetic cannabinoid sale or possession crime established; synthetic cannabinoids, 2C-E, and 2C-I added to the list of Schedule I controlled substances; definition of "analog" added; analog of a Schedule I or II controlled substance provided to be considered a Schedule I controlled substance; weight of fluid used in a water pipe established when determining weight or amount of controlled substance; and Board of Pharmacy authorized to reschedule certain drugs only pursuant to law.

Health and Human Services Finance

2/3/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Coordinated Care Delivery System (CCDS) Overview Community Health Centers Overview
Attachments:
(2/3/2011)
(2/3/2011)
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Ways and Means

2/3/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF63 (Garofalo) - Teacher licensure provisions amended, alternative teacher preparation program and limited-term teacher license established, and report required.
HF55 (Hackbarth) - State lands; stream easement acquisition provisions modified; state park, state forest, and land exchange provisions modified; state parks and state forests added to and deleted from; and public and private sales, conveyances, and exchanges of state land authorized.
Attachments:
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)

State Government Finance

2/2/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Department of Revenue: Overview of auditing and appeals procedures (beginning after bills are heard)
Bills Added:
HF103 (Murray) - Unemployment insurance eligibility and extension provisions modified.
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Overview of Secretary of State’s Office programs, services and elections; Help America Vote Act (HAVA) program detail and funding: Secretary of State Mark Ritchie Overview of Office of Enterprise Technology (OET) including data center consolidation and enterprise e-mail Sara Schlauderaff - Acting State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Chris Buse - State Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Tarek Tomes - Assistant Commissioner, Customer and Service Management Larry Freund,Chief Financial Officer, will also be available to answer questions
Attachments:
(2/2/2011)
(2/2/2011)
(2/2/2011)
(2/2/2011)

Government Operations and Elections

2/2/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Overview presentation by the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission
Bills Added:
HF212 (Beard) - Public employee definition modified.
HF62 (Ward) - Workers Memorial Garden updated.

Education Finance

2/2/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF92 (Downey) Teacher contract deadline aid penalty repealed
Attachments:
(2/2/2011)
(2/2/2011)

Health and Human Services Reform

2/2/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Reform ideas by Mayo Clinic and the Buyers Health Care Action Group. Presentation by Douglas L. Wood, M.D., Mayo Clinic. Presentation by Carolyn Pare, CEO of the Buyers Health Care Action Group (BHCAG).

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

2/1/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Continuation of DNR overview presentation from January 25, 2011.
Bills Added:
HF72 (Beard) - Increased carbon dioxide emissions by utilities ban removed.
Attachments:
(1/31/2011)
(1/27/2011)
(1/31/2011)
(1/27/2011)

Taxes

2/1/2011
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Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Education Finance

2/1/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Schools for Equity in Education: Brad Lundell, Executive Director
Bills Added:
HF88 (Doepke) - School personnel maintenance of effort and set-aside requirements removed, and financial decision making returned to school districts.

Health and Human Services Reform

2/1/2011
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Overview of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Presentation by Stephen Parente, Ph.D., Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota and Peter Nelson, Center of the American Experiment.

Ways and Means

2/1/2011
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF55 (Hackbarth) - State lands; stream easement acquisition provisions modified; state park, state forest, and land exchange provisions modified; state parks and state forests added to and deleted from; and public and private sales, conveyances, and exchanges of state land authorized.
HF1 (Fabian) - Environmental permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review requirements modified.
HF79 (Davids) - Internal Revenue Code changes conformed, and corporate refund delay requirement repealed.
Attachments:
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)
(1/31/2011)

Civil Law

1/31/2011
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF203 (Westrom) - Legislative approval of rules modified.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

1/27/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Individual citizens wishing to testify are asked to contact the committee administrator no later than noon Jan. 26 to get on the list.
Bills Added:
HF72 (Beard) - Increased carbon dioxide emissions by utilities ban removed.
Attachments:
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

1/27/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF141 (Cornish) - Public safety dog injury penalty increased.
HF151 (Cornish) - Commissioner of corrections required to post information on the Internet for all risk level II and III predatory offenders.

Education Finance

1/27/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF88 (Doepke) - School personnel maintenance of effort and set-aside requirements removed, and financial decision making returned to school districts.
HF63 (Garofalo) - Teacher licensure provisions amended, alternative teacher preparation program and limited-term teacher license established, and report required.
Attachments:
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)
(1/26/2011)

Property and Local Tax Division

1/26/2011
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Continuation of last week's agenda

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

1/26/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF 161 has an author's delete-all amendment, and is replaced with a repealer of M.S. 2010, sections 624.7131 and 624.7132. HF 161 also has a DE 2 amendment that will be considered.
Bills Added:
HF68 (Garofalo) - Careless driving resulting in death provided to be a gross misdemeanor.
HF161 (Drazkowski) - Permit renewal time period to purchase firearms from federally licensed dealers extended.
Attachments:
(1/25/2011)
(1/26/2011)
(1/25/2011)
(1/26/2011)
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