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Audio/Video Archives - 2013-2014 Regular Session

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Ways and Means

4/11/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Removed from agenda: Omnibus Judiciary Finance Bill (HF1160) Amendments are due to committee staff by 9 a.m., Thursday, April 11.
Bills Added:
HF724 (Paymar) - Omnibus public safety finance bill.
HF866 (Freiberg) - Procurement and solicitation process and nonvisual technology access standards provisions changed, and contracts with private entity services provided.
HF779 (Atkins) - Health plan policy and contract coverages regulated, state law conformed to federal requirements, health plan market rules established, and essential community providers designation modified.
Attachments:
(4/9/2013)
(4/10/2013)
(4/10/2013)
(4/10/2013)
(4/10/2013)
(4/11/2013)
(4/11/2013)

Taxes

4/10/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.

Education Finance

4/10/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Presentation of delete-all amendment to HF630 - omnibus education finance and policy bill.
Attachments:
(4/9/2013)
(4/9/2013)
(4/9/2013)
(4/9/2013)

Health and Human Services Finance

4/10/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Public testimony will begin on the Health & Human Services Finance omnibus bill, HF 1233 (as amended). To sign up to testify, email the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn. NOTE: Amendments are due by Thursday, April 11, at 10 a.m. Any changes will be posted to the committee website as soon as possible.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
The committees will hear presentations on the history and purpose of the Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP) as well as the results of recent HMO audits and the Segal Report.

Taxes

4/10/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.

Taxes

4/10/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
****HF409 is an informational hearing only HF1743 (Lenczewski) relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; imposing a sports memorabilia tax; expanding the sales tax to rentals of certain suites and box seats.
Bills Added:
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.

Capital Investment

4/9/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Presentation of delete-all amendment to HF270 - Omnibus bonding bill. No action will be taken. More bills may be added to agenda. NOTE: The delete-all amendment and a link to the spreadsheet will be posted on the committee website following the April 9 hearing.
Attachments:
(4/9/2013)
(4/9/2013)

Health and Human Services Finance

4/9/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF 767 (Morgan) DHS Continuing Care omnibus policy bill Presentation of delete-everything (DE) amendment to HF1233 - Omnibus Health & Human Services Finance bill. **No action will be taken other than moving the bill/amendment* NOTE: The DE amendment and a link to the spreadsheet will be posted on the committee website IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING the April 9 hearing. NOTE: Amendments are due by Thursday April 11, at 10 a.m. Changes to the schedule will be posted on the committee website.
Attachments:
(4/9/2013)
(4/9/2013)
(4/9/2013)
(4/9/2013)

Taxes

4/9/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1724 (Davnie) A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring a truth in taxation budget hearing; repealing requirement for notice of proposed property taxes Informational Hearing on HF759 (Savick) Volunteer first responder credit provided.
Bills Added:
HF1382 (Anzelc) - Municipalities authorized to issue obligations without election for certain street improvements.
HF1593 (Persell) - Manufactured homes clarified as dealer inventory.
HF1341 (Schoen) - Medical device sales and use tax exemption expanded.
HF1011 (Erhardt) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures additional financing provided, and obligations issued.
HF389 (Lesch) - 911 fee collection from prepaid wireless telecommunications services and prepaid wireless E911 services provided, broadband development grant program established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1686 (Lenczewski) - Public fund investments authorized, energy improvement repayment provided, and capital equipment financing and street reconstruction bond election requirements changed.
HF745 (Erhardt) - Municipalities authorized to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts, adoption of street improvement plan required, and collection of fees authorized.
HF1659 (Fritz) - Nursing homes and boarding care homes most purchases exempted from sales and use tax.
HF1660 (Davids) - Sales tax exemption expanded for complimentary meals and beverages and certain capital equipment used by restaurants.
HF1675 (Barrett) - Exempt property held for economic development permitted holding period increased.
HF1677 (Anderson) - Purchases made by cities that did not receive a city aid payment in the previous calendar year exempted from sales and use tax.

Ways and Means

4/9/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
The plan for today is to hear and take amendments on each of the bills and then lay them over. Once we finish all of the bills, we will make the appropriate motions to incorporate all three into one omnibus bill and a final vote will be taken.
Bills Added:
HF729 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs, economic development, housing, commerce, and energy bill.
HF1682 (Atkins) - Omnibus commerce budget bill.
HF1344 (Clark) - Omnibus housing finance and policy bill.
Attachments:
(4/8/2013)
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Ways and Means

4/8/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF819 (Murphy) - Public Facilities Authority grant programs reorganized, and small community wastewater treatment grants provided.
HF742 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF1069 (Lillie) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/3/2013)
(4/5/2013)

Higher Education Finance and Policy

4/8/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Omnibus Higher Education Finance and Policy bill.
Bills Added:
HF983 (Lien) - Higher education provisions modified; student grants, awards, aid, school registration, and licensure provisions modified; state appropriation use prohibited for bonuses and performance-based incentive payments; information required to be provided in higher education budget proposals; procedures related to terminating institutions from financial aid programs modified; cancellation procedure of required surety bond established; MnDRIVE program established; and Higher Education Advisory Council repealed.

Legacy

4/5/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Legacy Committee
Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
Additional public comment on Outdoor Heritage Fund and Arts and Culutral Heritage Articles Outdoor Heritage Fund Article Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Article
Bills Added:
HF207 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated.
HF1183 (Kahn) - Omnibus legacy bill.
Attachments:
(4/2/2013)
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

4/4/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF641 (Wagenius) - Clean water fund and parks and trails funding provided, agricultural water quality certification provided, restoration evaluation provisions modified, public water access site standards required, Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission established, and previous appropriation extended.
HF1679 (Wagenius) - Water use fees modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/2/2013)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Clean Water Fund Parks and Trails Bills to be added
Bills Added:
HF641 (Wagenius) - Clean water fund and parks and trails funding provided, agricultural water quality certification provided, restoration evaluation provisions modified, public water access site standards required, Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission established, and previous appropriation extended.
HF1679 (Wagenius) - Water use fees modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Health and Human Services Finance

4/4/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF 1233 (Huntley) Health and human services budget established and various provisions modified; home and community-based services redesigned; community first services and support, and autism early intensive intervention benefits established; money appropriated; and MinnesotaCare changes. Walkthrough of the Dept. of Health budget proposal. DHS walkthrough of Chemical & Mental Health and Direct services of the Governor's supplemental budget. HF256 (Fritz) Minnesota Family Investment Program family cap repealed. HF1064 (Norton) Somali women reproductive disparity reduction grants provided, and money appropriated. To sign up to testify on a HF256 or HF1064 please email lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Attachments:
(4/3/2013)
(4/10/2013)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

4/4/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
The committee is scheduled to take testimony, entertain amendments (if any) and vote on the omnibus finance and policy bill.
Attachments:
(4/2/2013)
(4/2/2013)

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

4/4/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Phase III, Building Omnibus State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs Bill: Present draft delete-everything amendment to HF1184 Questions Committee dialogue Suggestions for improvements Last call for public input

Education Finance

4/3/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1385 (Selcer) - Parent-child home program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1643 (Bernardy) - School district teacher evaluation activities funding formula created, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Health and Human Services Finance

4/3/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1233 (Huntley): Health and human services budget established and various provisions modified; home and community-based services redesigned; community first services and support, and autism early intensive intervention benefits established; money appropriated; and MinnesotaCare changes. DHS walkthrough of Children & Family portions of the Governor's supplemental budget. DHS walkthrough of Continuing Care Governor's supplemental budget.
Attachments:
(4/2/2013)
(4/2/2013)
(4/2/2013)
(4/2/2013)

Higher Education Finance and Policy

4/3/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Omnibus higher education finance and policy bill.
Bills Added:
HF875 (Mariani) - Unlawful immigrant treatment provided with respect to financial aid and tuition at public postsecondary institutions.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

4/3/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
***NOTE:*** There was an error in the original spreadsheet. A new spreadsheet and corresponding bill are posted. HF80 (Hilstrom) Assigned consumer debt default judgments regulated. The committee will walk through the Omnibus Judiciary Finance and Policy Bill. No action will be taken. HF1160 (Hilstrom) Judiciary, Guardian Ad Litem Board, Tax Court, Board on Judicial Standards, Board of Public Defense, Uniform Laws Commission, and Sentencing Guidelines Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/3/2013)
(4/3/2013)
(4/3/2013)

Property and Local Tax Division

4/3/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Public testimony and markup of the Property Division Report

Capital Investment

4/2/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bonding update from Veterans Affairs Department Removed from agenda: Discussion with Ramsey County Veterans Services
Bills Added:
HF833 (Fischer) - Harambee community school transfer from the East Metro Integration District to the Roseville Area School District clarified.
HF592 (Ward) - Perpich Center for Arts Education authorized to operate a voluntary integration magnet school, staff and facilities transferred, funding provided, formulas modified, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/1/2013)
(4/1/2013)

Ways and Means

4/2/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF903 (Persell) - Beltrami County; veterans home established.
HF109 (Ward) - Brainerd; new veterans nursing home authorized.
HF316 (Mahoney) - Motor vehicle titling fee transactions amended, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/28/2013)
(3/28/2013)

Taxes

4/2/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 1:15 PM
Agenda:
**Committee will send bonding provisions of HF409 to the House Capital Investment Committee. The committee will continue hearing the tax provisions on April 10.
Bills Added:
HF712 (Atkins) - Rental motor vehicle tax revenue deposit modified, Explore Minnesota Tourism funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1540 (McDonald) - Rental motor vehicle tax repealed.
HF1661 (Davids) - Multiple points of use certificate and seller sales and use tax exemption provided.
HF212 (Yarusso) - Timely filing for appeals from orders provisions modified.
HF292 (Ward) - New jobs training program established, credit against withholding tax liability provided, accounts established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF60 (Dettmer) - Military retirement pay income tax subtraction phased-in.
HF59 (Dettmer) - Military retirement pay income tax subtraction provided.
HF750 (Mahoney) - St. Paul; bonding authority time extended.
HF62 (Dettmer) - Past military service tax credit eligibility modified.
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.

Legacy

4/2/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Legacy Committee
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Outdoor Heritage Fund Article
Bills Added:
HF207 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/2/2013)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

4/2/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1122 (Persell) - Clean Water Legacy Act modified to improve accountability.
HF683 (Fischer) - Legislative Water Commission created, appointments and funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1442 (Hansen) - Aquatic invasive species decal requirements and fees established, trailer decal requirements eliminated, report required, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Government Operations

3/22/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
.HF 629 (Murphy, M) the first omnibus pensions bill, will be the first bill on the printed agenda. The Chair reserves the right to adjust the order of the agenda to accommodate member availability an length of time needed for individual bills.
Bills Added:
HF866 (Freiberg) - Procurement and solicitation process and nonvisual technology access standards provisions changed, and contracts with private entity services provided.
HF938 (Sawatzky) - State directories and guidebooks eliminated.
HF1220 (Winkler) - Online and Digital Learning Advisory Council modified.
HF855 (Johnson) - State agencies and legislature waste management resource recovery provisions modified.
HF629 (Murphy) - Omnibus pensions bill.
HF1383 (Newton) - Special education case loads task force established, and report required.
HF767 (Morgan) - Omnibus human services continuing care policy bill.
HF655 (Howe) - High-voltage transmission line routing process regulated, and designation of a preferred route prohibited in the permitting process.
HF1284 (Schoen) - Motor fuel sale restriction by local units of government prohibited.
Attachments:
(3/20/2013)
(3/20/2013)
(3/21/2013)
(3/21/2013)
(3/21/2013)
(3/21/2013)
(3/21/2013)

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/21/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
POST Board budget presentation Private Detective Board budget presentation Note: HF 1030, 1206, and HF1556 have been removed from the agenda because they have not been referred to Public Safety. HF 1030 may be heard on Friday, 3/22.
Bills Added:
HF673 (Simon) - Youth intervention program fund use modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1490 (Simonson) - Duluth; community offender reentry program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF285 (Lesch) - Firearms; civil commitment data transfer provided to a federal background check system, and lawful possession and transfer of firearms modified.
HF817 (Myhra) - Certified public accounting services exempted from licensure requirements.
Attachments:
(3/21/2013)

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/21/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1235 (Fritz) - Farm business management programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF961 (Benson) - Biomonitoring of children and disadvantaged communities provided to assist with water quality management, and money appropriated.
HF1191 (Clark) - Mobile air monitoring laboratory funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF740 (Erickson) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF876 (Erickson) - School forests provided.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1561 (Falk) - Chippewa County; Lac Qui Parle Lake public access site funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF151 (Hansen) - Pesticide education and training program modified.
HF1434 (Hansen) - Metropolitan regional parks operation and maintenance funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF728 (Torkelson) - Floodplain management funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF436 (Wagenius) - Wastewater treatment system project ranking criteria provided.
HF1100 (Wagenius) - Water supply management and environmental assessment worksheet requirements related to water use and groundwater appropriation provisions modified.
HF1402 (Ward) - Perfluorochemical level study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1022 (Ward) - Watercraft surcharge established.
HF949 (Fabian) - Consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities participation and payment of assessments required.
HF1057 (Hackbarth) - Trail program contributions provided, and all-terrain vehicle provisions modified.
HF1438 (Newton) - Mineral management cost payment prohibited from permanent school trust fund land proceeds, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF731 (Dill) - Natural resources commissioner authority modified, water-related service provider training exemption provided, Matthew Lourey Trail extended, fees modified, state park permit exemption created, duplicate cross-country ski pass provided, and wildlife rehabilitation permit exemption provided.
HF742 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Continuing bills to be laid over from morning agenda
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1235 (Fritz) - Farm business management programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF961 (Benson) - Biomonitoring of children and disadvantaged communities provided to assist with water quality management, and money appropriated.
HF1191 (Clark) - Mobile air monitoring laboratory funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF740 (Erickson) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF876 (Erickson) - School forests provided.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1561 (Falk) - Chippewa County; Lac Qui Parle Lake public access site funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF151 (Hansen) - Pesticide education and training program modified.
HF1434 (Hansen) - Metropolitan regional parks operation and maintenance funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF728 (Torkelson) - Floodplain management funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF436 (Wagenius) - Wastewater treatment system project ranking criteria provided.
HF1100 (Wagenius) - Water supply management and environmental assessment worksheet requirements related to water use and groundwater appropriation provisions modified.
HF1402 (Ward) - Perfluorochemical level study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1022 (Ward) - Watercraft surcharge established.
HF949 (Fabian) - Consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities participation and payment of assessments required.
HF1057 (Hackbarth) - Trail program contributions provided, and all-terrain vehicle provisions modified.
HF1438 (Newton) - Mineral management cost payment prohibited from permanent school trust fund land proceeds, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF731 (Dill) - Natural resources commissioner authority modified, water-related service provider training exemption provided, Matthew Lourey Trail extended, fees modified, state park permit exemption created, duplicate cross-country ski pass provided, and wildlife rehabilitation permit exemption provided.
HF742 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Continuing bills to be laid over from morning agenda

Health and Human Services Finance

3/21/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF588 (Atkins) Hospital staffing report required, and study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required. HF950 (Nelson) Family child care providers collective bargaining authorized (Pending re-referral from Gov Ops) HF1142 (Moran) Minnesota Families and Children Assistance Program Act created, MFIP and child care assistance programs modified, commissioner provided directions, revisor instructed to change terminology, and money appropriated HF362 (Halverson) MFIP child care assistance modified. HF430 (Hortman) Family economic security act created, minimum wage rate increased, child care assistance modified, new child care tax credit provided, working family tax credit expanded, and money appropriated. HF1114 (Abeler) Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, and vendors of chemical dependency treatment service provisions modified. To sign up to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Lucy Morgan at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Attachments:
(3/20/2013)
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/21/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Please check back for further updates to the schedule.
Bills Added:
HF959 (Newton) - Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and deafblind transition and employment service funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1294 (Clark) - Youthbuild funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF602 (Atkins) - Additional unemployment benefit eligibility modified in cases of lockout, and penalties provided for organizations involved in lockouts.
HF678 (Hilstrom) - Event ticket practices regulated, and minimum standards for consumer protection established.
Attachments:
(3/21/2013)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1511 (Clark) - Medical education and research cost funding directed.
HF1311 (Isaacson) - Boys and Girls Club grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1391 (Isaacson) - Collaborative job-based education and apprenticeship program created, report required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1482 (Hansen) - Conservation Corps Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1193 (Clark) - Trade and cultural exchange relationship established between Minnesota and Somalia, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1359 (Mahoney) - Workers' compensation; various policy and housekeeping changes made, advisory council recommendations adopted, and report required.
HF1583 (Slocum) - Fort Snelling Upper Post redevelopment funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1256 (Anderson) - Garfield; water treatment plant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF758 (Albright) - Adult basic education program representative added to the Workforce Development Council.
HF1349 (Persell) - Opportunities industrialization centers funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/20/2013)
(3/21/2013)

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/21/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1235 (Fritz) - Farm business management programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF961 (Benson) - Biomonitoring of children and disadvantaged communities provided to assist with water quality management, and money appropriated.
HF1191 (Clark) - Mobile air monitoring laboratory funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF740 (Erickson) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF876 (Erickson) - School forests provided.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1561 (Falk) - Chippewa County; Lac Qui Parle Lake public access site funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF151 (Hansen) - Pesticide education and training program modified.
HF1434 (Hansen) - Metropolitan regional parks operation and maintenance funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF728 (Torkelson) - Floodplain management funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF436 (Wagenius) - Wastewater treatment system project ranking criteria provided.
HF1100 (Wagenius) - Water supply management and environmental assessment worksheet requirements related to water use and groundwater appropriation provisions modified.
HF1402 (Ward) - Perfluorochemical level study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1022 (Ward) - Watercraft surcharge established.
HF949 (Fabian) - Consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities participation and payment of assessments required.
HF1057 (Hackbarth) - Trail program contributions provided, and all-terrain vehicle provisions modified.
HF1438 (Newton) - Mineral management cost payment prohibited from permanent school trust fund land proceeds, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF731 (Dill) - Natural resources commissioner authority modified, water-related service provider training exemption provided, Matthew Lourey Trail extended, fees modified, state park permit exemption created, duplicate cross-country ski pass provided, and wildlife rehabilitation permit exemption provided.
HF742 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Continuing bills to be laid over from morning agenda
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1235 (Fritz) - Farm business management programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF961 (Benson) - Biomonitoring of children and disadvantaged communities provided to assist with water quality management, and money appropriated.
HF1191 (Clark) - Mobile air monitoring laboratory funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF740 (Erickson) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF876 (Erickson) - School forests provided.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1561 (Falk) - Chippewa County; Lac Qui Parle Lake public access site funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF151 (Hansen) - Pesticide education and training program modified.
HF1434 (Hansen) - Metropolitan regional parks operation and maintenance funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF728 (Torkelson) - Floodplain management funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF436 (Wagenius) - Wastewater treatment system project ranking criteria provided.
HF1100 (Wagenius) - Water supply management and environmental assessment worksheet requirements related to water use and groundwater appropriation provisions modified.
HF1402 (Ward) - Perfluorochemical level study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1022 (Ward) - Watercraft surcharge established.
HF949 (Fabian) - Consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities participation and payment of assessments required.
HF1057 (Hackbarth) - Trail program contributions provided, and all-terrain vehicle provisions modified.
HF1438 (Newton) - Mineral management cost payment prohibited from permanent school trust fund land proceeds, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF731 (Dill) - Natural resources commissioner authority modified, water-related service provider training exemption provided, Matthew Lourey Trail extended, fees modified, state park permit exemption created, duplicate cross-country ski pass provided, and wildlife rehabilitation permit exemption provided.
HF742 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Continuing bills to be laid over from morning agenda

Property and Local Tax Division

3/20/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.

Property and Local Tax Division

3/20/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.

Civil Law

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
***Note:*** HF 1002, HF1377 and HF276 are pending re-referral and will be taken up when the committee reconvenes at 6 p.m. Amendments for these bills will be accepted until 2 p.m. March 20. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF1112 (Winkler) - Secretary of state duties and responsibilities modified, and standard of conduct provided for directors of cooperatives.
HF131 (Slocum) - Estate sale conductors required to post a bond to protect owners of property to be sold.
HF739 (Moran) - Children and family service provisions modified; data practice provisions changed; and contractual agreement provisions changed with tribes, child care programs, community action agencies, the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), general assistance, group residential housing, and maltreatment reporting.
HF183 (Holberg) - Data practices; penalties and procedures related to unauthorized access to data by a public employee enhanced, and data submission by law enforcement agencies to Comprehensive Incident Based Reporting System (CIBRS) provided to be public.
HF474 (Holberg) - Automated license plate reader data classified, log of use required, and data required to be destroyed.
HF1058 (Winkler) - Early learning scholarship program established, access to quality early learning and care expanded, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF647 (Atkins) - Division of insurance fraud renamed; subpoenas, coverages, and real estate appraiser licenses regulated; continuing education and risk-based capital requirements, workers' compensation self-insurance plan funding, services requests, and petroleum product specifications modified; actuarial opinions required and regulated; exclusions prohibited; no-fault benefits and coverages, arbitration, and health claims appeals modified; and unnecessary laws repealed.
HF283 (Winkler) - Collaborative law process evidence availability limited.
HF1002 (Schoen) - Criminal background check process established for individuals licensed by the health-related licensing boards and commissioner of health, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1377 (Hortman) - Mortgage lender and servicer loss mitigation required, and mortgage foreclosure dual tracking prohibited.
HF276 (Dehn) - Constitutional amendments; a resolution requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment and if not, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not artificial entities, and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment.
HF580 (Simon) - Victims of violence data protection regulated.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/20/2013
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Agenda:
To sign up to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Lucy Morgan at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF485 (Allen) - Child sex trafficking prevention director established, sexually exploited youth provisions modified, grant programs established and amended relating to combating sexual exploitation of youth, related services and housing provided to victims, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF869 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance eligibility provided for inmates while they are inpatients in a medical institution.
HF1445 (Clark) - Health housing grant program established, funding provided for health housing grants and lead poisoning prevention activities, and money appropriated.
HF927 (Dehn) - High-risk adults grant funding provided to complete a demonstration project, and money appropriated.
HF779 (Atkins) - Health plan policy and contract coverages regulated, state law conformed to federal requirements, health plan market rules established, and essential community providers designation modified.
Attachments:
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State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/20/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added. HF1184 is informational. HF573 and 894 are pending referral on House floor. Phase 3, Budget Building: Begin development of committee bill.
Bills Added:
HF1184 (Murphy) - Omnibus state government finance and veteran affairs bill.
HF699 (Simonson) - Public safety personnel on authorized leave reimbursement grants provided to local units of government.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
HF1291 (Kahn) - Appropriations provided to continue in effect in the absence of a major appropriation bill with certain exceptions and adjustments.
HF1436 (Dettmer) - USS Minnesota commissioning grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF894 (Simon) - Omnibus elections policy bill.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/20/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
For HF 214 the committee will be working off of the DE3 Amendment. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF214 (Huntley) - MinnesotaCare established as the state's basic health program.
HF878 (Sawatzky) - Critical access dental provider designation criteria modified.
HF841 (Ward) - Medical assistance assesment requirements modified.
HF1210 (Allen) - Social work licensure eligibility provision modified to include employment by a tribal agency.
HF1419 (Allen) - Dental provider critical access requirements modified.
HF770 (Hamilton) - Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) bed transferred, and rate adjustment allowed.
Attachments:
(3/15/2013)
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Property and Local Tax Division

3/20/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/19/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY.
Bills Added:
HF237 (Paymar) - Firearms; pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF790 (Johnson) - Conditional release terms clarified.
HF142 (Kieffer) - Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY.
Bills Added:
HF237 (Paymar) - Firearms; pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF790 (Johnson) - Conditional release terms clarified.
HF142 (Kieffer) - Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
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Education Finance

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF658 (Melin) - Taconite revenue levy reductions adjusted.
HF808 (Bernardy) - Adult basic education aid annual program growth factor increased.
HF1407 (Anzelc) - Contracted pupil transportation expense allocation across categories simplified.
HF1406 (Radinovich) - Education advancement revenue created, operating referendum reduced, property taxes reduced, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1141 (Moran) - Homeless children qualified for early educational services.
Attachments:
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Taxes

3/19/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1336 (Hansen) - Fracturing sand extraction and processing tax imposed, aggregate production tax rates modified, funding provided, money appropriated, and criminal penalties provided.
HF1437 (Dettmer) - Forest Lake Economic Development Authority duration and authority extended, and tax increment financing authorized.
HF1616 (Masin) - Eagan; temporary authority extended to spend tax increments.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/19/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
The chair has waved the 24-hour rule for this meeting. However, members must notify the committee administrator if they intend to file an amendment. ***NOTE:*** HF829 and HF975 are pending re-referral from Civil Law. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF252 (Allen) - Indian child placement proceedings modified.
HF829 (Allen) - Landlord violation civil penalty imposed; tenant hold over provisions amended; time appeal and notice of hearing modified; and technical, clarifying, and conforming changes made.
HF767 (Morgan) - Omnibus human services continuing care policy bill.
HF1206 (Isaacson) - Body art regulations modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF946 (Liebling) - Underage possession or consumption of alcohol immunity provided for a person contacting 911 to seek assistance for another.
HF1556 (Hilstrom) - Corrections; time period a person may be held in jail or state correctional facility limited.
HF1557 (Hilstrom) - Simultaneous competency, mental illness or defect, and civil commitment examinations required for defendants; and civil commitment hearings for defendants facilitated.
HF975 (Benson) - Human services fair hearing and internal audit provisions modified, Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council created, obsolete language removed, and technical changes made.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
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Property and Local Tax Division

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1327 (Metsa) - School district mineral tax division and distribution modified.
HF1161 (Dill) - Property tax valuation criteria for conservation easements purchased with outdoor heritage funds established.
HF1246 (Anzelc) - Iron Range fiscal disparities program study required, and money appropriated.
HF1508 (Dehn) - Minneapolis; public entertainment facility property tax exemption provided.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1336 (Hansen) - Fracturing sand extraction and processing tax imposed, aggregate production tax rates modified, funding provided, money appropriated, and criminal penalties provided.
HF1437 (Dettmer) - Forest Lake Economic Development Authority duration and authority extended, and tax increment financing authorized.
HF1616 (Masin) - Eagan; temporary authority extended to spend tax increments.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/19/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY.
Bills Added:
HF237 (Paymar) - Firearms; pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF790 (Johnson) - Conditional release terms clarified.
HF142 (Kieffer) - Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY.
Bills Added:
HF237 (Paymar) - Firearms; pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF790 (Johnson) - Conditional release terms clarified.
HF142 (Kieffer) - Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
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Ways and Means

3/18/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Minnesota Management & Budget presentation governor's supplemental budget recommendations
Bills Added:
HF152 (Nelson) - Transportation ombudsperson established.
HF1113 (Wagenius) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/18/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Continuation of the presentation by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities of the 2014-2015 biennial budget request. The Office of Higher Education will present the governor's higher education policy and finance bills. HF983 and HF437 will be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus higher education finance bill.
Bills Added:
HF983 (Lien) - Higher education provisions modified; student grants, awards, aid, school registration, and licensure provisions modified; state appropriation use prohibited for bonuses and performance-based incentive payments; information required to be provided in higher education budget proposals; procedures related to terminating institutions from financial aid programs modified; cancellation procedure of required surety bond established; MnDRIVE program established; and Higher Education Advisory Council repealed.
HF437 (Pelowski) - Governor's higher education budget established; funding provided and money appropriated to the Office of Higher Education, the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic.

Health and Human Services Policy

3/15/2013
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1586 is the counterpart of HF1448 and will be presented in tandem with HF1448 even though it is not formally before the committee. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF588 (Atkins) - Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1136 (Liebling) - Pharmacy Board business regulation provisions modified.
HF1064 (Norton) - Somali women reproductive disparity reduction grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1039 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income standard for seniors and persons with disabilities modified, commissioner required to request authority to continue current home and community-based services waiver policy on treatment of a nonassisted spouse's income and assets, and recommendations on asset limits required.
HF1448 (Norton) - Home and community-based service payment methodology modified.
HF1586 (Norton) - Payment methodology modified for home and community-based services waivers.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1586 is the counterpart of HF1448 and will be presented in tandem with HF1448 even though it is not formally before the committee. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF588 (Atkins) - Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1136 (Liebling) - Pharmacy Board business regulation provisions modified.
HF1064 (Norton) - Somali women reproductive disparity reduction grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1039 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income standard for seniors and persons with disabilities modified, commissioner required to request authority to continue current home and community-based services waiver policy on treatment of a nonassisted spouse's income and assets, and recommendations on asset limits required.
HF1448 (Norton) - Home and community-based service payment methodology modified.
HF1586 (Norton) - Payment methodology modified for home and community-based services waivers.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/15/2013
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1586 is the counterpart of HF1448 and will be presented in tandem with HF1448 even though it is not formally before the committee. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF588 (Atkins) - Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1136 (Liebling) - Pharmacy Board business regulation provisions modified.
HF1064 (Norton) - Somali women reproductive disparity reduction grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1039 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income standard for seniors and persons with disabilities modified, commissioner required to request authority to continue current home and community-based services waiver policy on treatment of a nonassisted spouse's income and assets, and recommendations on asset limits required.
HF1448 (Norton) - Home and community-based service payment methodology modified.
HF1586 (Norton) - Payment methodology modified for home and community-based services waivers.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1586 is the counterpart of HF1448 and will be presented in tandem with HF1448 even though it is not formally before the committee. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF588 (Atkins) - Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1136 (Liebling) - Pharmacy Board business regulation provisions modified.
HF1064 (Norton) - Somali women reproductive disparity reduction grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1039 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income standard for seniors and persons with disabilities modified, commissioner required to request authority to continue current home and community-based services waiver policy on treatment of a nonassisted spouse's income and assets, and recommendations on asset limits required.
HF1448 (Norton) - Home and community-based service payment methodology modified.
HF1586 (Norton) - Payment methodology modified for home and community-based services waivers.
Attachments:
(3/15/2013)
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/14/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bill additions or subtractions possible
Bills Added:
HF207 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated.
HF1472 (McNamara) - Watercraft surcharges increased, St. Anthony Falls locks and dams restrictions required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF349 (Anderson) - Biofuel blender pump cost-share grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/12/2013)
(3/12/2013)
(3/13/2013)
(3/13/2013)
(3/13/2013)

Transportation Finance

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF671 (Newton) - U.S. Highway 10 additional lane segment funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF793 (Murphy) - Intercity passenger rail projects funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF378 (Hornstein) - I-35W storm tunnel funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/14/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1305 (Savick) - Cosmetology Board licensing requirements changed, civil penalties and fees imposed, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF504 (Metsa) - Reinsurance association prefunded limit eliminated.
HF991 (Mahoney) - Minnesota investment fund expanded to include development authorities.
HF1131 (Mahoney) - University Enterprise Laboratories building expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1199 (Mahoney) - Small business investment income tax credit modified.
Attachments:
(3/13/2013)
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Meeting at 3:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1053 (Norton) - Minnesota High Tech Associaton's SciTechsperience program grant funding and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) internships provided; and money appropriated.
HF1311 (Isaacson) - Boys and Girls Club grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF626 (Lesch) - Minnesota Film and TV Board funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1046 (Mahoney) - Employment and Economic Development Department labor market information publication required, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities required to use and disseminate labor market information, and workforce centers utilized in assisting individuals seeking credentials for high-demand jobs.
HF1137 (Mahoney) - Unemployment insurance federal conformity, policy, and housekeeping changes made.
HF110 (Ward) - Brainerd; city civic center accessibility improvements grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF678 (Hilstrom) - Event ticket practices regulated, and minimum standards for consumer protection established.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
(3/14/2013)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF1222 (Hansen) - Antler point restriction rule criteria repealed.
HF1091 (Isaacson) - Aquatic invasive species provisions, penalties, and enforcement modified.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF1222 (Hansen) - Antler point restriction rule criteria repealed.
HF1091 (Isaacson) - Aquatic invasive species provisions, penalties, and enforcement modified.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF637 will be heard March 14
Bills Added:
HF1126 (Winkler) - Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
HF1010 (Simonson) - Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided.
HF449 (Simonson) - 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.
HF1400 (Paymar) - Domestic abuse provisions modified.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on the 2014-2015 biennial budget request.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Note: No additional testimony will be taken on HF863. The committee will only be taking action on the bill. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF1187 (Allen) - Safe harbor provisions expanded to include 16 and 17-year-olds involved in prostitution.
HF1396 (Hilstrom) - School bus stop-signal arm violations provided to be placed on the uniform fine schedule.
HF1399 (Hilstrom) - Graduated filing fee created to be based on the amount in controversy for conciliation court.
HF974 (Drazkowski) - Law library fees authorized for enhancements to state court technology.
HF1398 (Hilstrom) - Court technology fee imposed on civil court filings, special revenue account created, funding provided, and money appropriated to the Supreme Court.
HF863 (Winkler) - Campaign finance and public disclosure law; various policy, technical, conforming, and other changes made; additional disclosure provided; regulations, reporting, spending and contribution limits, registration, definitions, and various procedures modified; and public official definition and penalties related to corporate political contributions modified.

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF1222 (Hansen) - Antler point restriction rule criteria repealed.
HF1091 (Isaacson) - Aquatic invasive species provisions, penalties, and enforcement modified.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF1222 (Hansen) - Antler point restriction rule criteria repealed.
HF1091 (Isaacson) - Aquatic invasive species provisions, penalties, and enforcement modified.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF946 (Liebling) - Underage possession or consumption of alcohol immunity provided for a person contacting 911 to seek assistance for another.
HF1226 (Cornish) - Prosecuting attorney or judge assault or death; enhanced penalties provided.
HF669 (Simonson) - Statewide Radio Board expanded and updated to include the latest emergency communication technologies and authorized to elect to become a statewide emergency communication board; tribal governments included in regional board structure; and comprehensive authority provided under board to address all emergency communications.
HF997 (Rosenthal) - Statewide Radio Board required to study and report on long-term funding strategies for the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response (ARMER) and 911 systems.
HF1043 (Simon) - Emergency 911 call new crimes created, and criminal penalties provided.
HF485 (Allen) - Child sex trafficking prevention director established, sexually exploited youth provisions modified, grant programs established and amended relating to combating sexual exploitation of youth, related services and housing provided to victims, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF729 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs, economic development, housing, commerce, and energy bill.
HF578 (Isaacson) - Construction code and license and combative sport housekeeping changes made.
HF1306 (Mahoney) - Barber licenses and fees changed, penalties created, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
This meeting will be to take up several bonding and appropriation bills.
Bills Added:
HF549 (Dorholt) - St. Cloud Civic Center expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF108 (Brynaert) - Mankato; arena improvements and events center expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF794 (Huntley) - Duluth; NorShor Theatre improvement and access funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF185 (Liebling) - Rochester; Mayo Civic Center improvements design and construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF649 (Hausman) - St. Paul; Twin Cities Public Television Building renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1378 (Mahoney) - Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals personnel provisions modified.
HF503 (Metsa) - Virgina; relocation funding provided for trails and utilities by marked Trunk Highway 53, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF795 (Simonson) - Duluth; Wade Stadium renovation design funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF686 (Mariani) - St. Paul; Minnesota Children's Museum funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1061 (Mahoney) - St. Paul RiverCentre Arena finance loan payments forgiven.
HF534 (Mahoney) - Centers for Independent Living grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Health and Human Services Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
No additional public testimony will be taken on HF573. The committee will only entertain amendments and vote on the bill. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF1117 (Huntley) - Chemical and mental health and human service licensing provisions modified, methadone treatment program standards established, drug treatment provisions modified, and Schedule I controlled substances added to list.
HF947 (Liebling) - Sexually dangerous persons and persons with sexual psychopathic personalities commitment law distinguished and clarified from other civil commitments.
HF1114 (Abeler) - Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, vendors of chemical dependency treatment services, fair hearing, health-related licensing board, and background study provisions modified; and report required.
HF1206 (Isaacson) - Body art regulations modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1114 (Abeler) - Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, vendors of chemical dependency treatment services, fair hearing, health-related licensing board, and background study provisions modified; and report required.
HF1117 (Huntley) - Chemical and mental health and human service licensing provisions modified, methadone treatment program standards established, drug treatment provisions modified, and Schedule I controlled substances added to list.
HF1206 (Isaacson) - Body art regulations modified, and criminal penalties provided.
Attachments:
(3/12/2013)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1300 (Anzelc) - Pollution Control Agency rule on fugitive emissions modified.
HF1100 (Wagenius) - Water supply management and environmental assessment worksheet requirements related to water use and groundwater appropriation provisions modified.
HF949 (Fabian) - Consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities participation and payment of assessments required.
HF1021 (Fabian) - Minor ditch repair exempted from environmental civil actions.
HF1028 (Loeffler) - Hennepin Soil and Water Conservation District discontinued and duties transferred.
HF1057 (Hackbarth) - Trail program contributions provided, and all-terrain vehicle provisions modified.

Civil Law

3/12/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
THIS HEARING WILL BE TICKETED. TICKETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE TESTIFYING ON HF1054 FIRST. THE REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS TO THOSE IN LINE OUTSIDE ROOM 10 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING. THERE WILL BE OVERFLOW SEATING IN ROOM 181 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING WHERE YOU CAN VIEW THE HEARING ON TELEVISION. Tickets to attend the morning portion of this meeting will not carry over into the evening portion. Tickets will be redistributed before the committee reconvenes at 6PM - once again these tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Note to Testifiers: ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO SPEAK BEFORE THE COMMITTEE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY TICKETS TO THE EVENING PORTION OF THE MEETING. Those who have already testified but wish to attend the evening portion will need to wait in line. If you wish to testify, email the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn. In your email, include your full name, any association you are affiliated with, and whether you plan to testify in support or in opposition of the bill.YOU MUST SIGN UP TO TESTIFY BY 3 P.M. ON MONDAY, MARCH 11 TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.
Bills Added:
HF1054 (Clark) - Civil marriage between two persons, exemptions, and protections based on religious association provided.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
THIS HEARING WILL BE TICKETED. TICKETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE TESTIFYING ON HF1054 FIRST. THE REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS TO THOSE IN LINE OUTSIDE ROOM 10 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING. THERE WILL BE OVERFLOW SEATING IN ROOM 181 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING WHERE YOU CAN VIEW THE HEARING ON TELEVISION. Tickets to attend the morning portion of this meeting will not carry over into the evening portion. Tickets will be redistributed before the committee reconvenes at 6PM - once again these tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Note to Testifiers: ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO SPEAK BEFORE THE COMMITTEE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY TICKETS TO THE EVENING PORTION OF THE MEETING. Those who have already testified but wish to attend the evening portion will need to wait in line. If you wish to testify, email the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn. In your email, include your full name, any association you are affiliated with, and whether you plan to testify in support or in opposition of the bill.YOU MUST SIGN UP TO TESTIFY BY 3 P.M. ON MONDAY, MARCH 11 TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.
Bills Added:
HF1054 (Clark) - Civil marriage between two persons, exemptions, and protections based on religious association provided.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)

Civil Law

3/12/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
THIS HEARING WILL BE TICKETED. TICKETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE TESTIFYING ON HF1054 FIRST. THE REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS TO THOSE IN LINE OUTSIDE ROOM 10 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING. THERE WILL BE OVERFLOW SEATING IN ROOM 181 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING WHERE YOU CAN VIEW THE HEARING ON TELEVISION. Tickets to attend the morning portion of this meeting will not carry over into the evening portion. Tickets will be redistributed before the committee reconvenes at 6PM - once again these tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Note to Testifiers: ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO SPEAK BEFORE THE COMMITTEE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY TICKETS TO THE EVENING PORTION OF THE MEETING. Those who have already testified but wish to attend the evening portion will need to wait in line. If you wish to testify, email the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn. In your email, include your full name, any association you are affiliated with, and whether you plan to testify in support or in opposition of the bill.YOU MUST SIGN UP TO TESTIFY BY 3 P.M. ON MONDAY, MARCH 11 TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.
Bills Added:
HF1054 (Clark) - Civil marriage between two persons, exemptions, and protections based on religious association provided.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
THIS HEARING WILL BE TICKETED. TICKETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE TESTIFYING ON HF1054 FIRST. THE REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS TO THOSE IN LINE OUTSIDE ROOM 10 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING. THERE WILL BE OVERFLOW SEATING IN ROOM 181 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING WHERE YOU CAN VIEW THE HEARING ON TELEVISION. Tickets to attend the morning portion of this meeting will not carry over into the evening portion. Tickets will be redistributed before the committee reconvenes at 6PM - once again these tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Note to Testifiers: ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO SPEAK BEFORE THE COMMITTEE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY TICKETS TO THE EVENING PORTION OF THE MEETING. Those who have already testified but wish to attend the evening portion will need to wait in line. If you wish to testify, email the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn. In your email, include your full name, any association you are affiliated with, and whether you plan to testify in support or in opposition of the bill.YOU MUST SIGN UP TO TESTIFY BY 3 P.M. ON MONDAY, MARCH 11 TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.
Bills Added:
HF1054 (Clark) - Civil marriage between two persons, exemptions, and protections based on religious association provided.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/11/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation by the MN Office of Higher Education: MN State Grant Spending, part-time students. Report from the University of Minnesota on the cost of administration, President Eric Kaler. University of Minnesota 2014-2015 biennial budget request.

Education Policy

3/11/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 3:30 PM
Agenda:
**NOTE** HF1067 is authored by Rep. Roger Erickson. Also, the deadline for amendments for Monday's hearing is noon that day.
Bills Added:
HF1067 (Erickson) - Land transfer from Red Lake School District to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians authorized.
HF734 (Urdahl) - Career and technical education advisory task force established for improving student outcomes in grades 11 to 14.
HF562 (Abeler) - Medical assistance coverage provided for services provided by a licensed professional counselor.
HF354 (Selcer) - Teacher licensure renewal requirements related to recognizing mental illness in children and adolescents clarified.
HF1151 (Mariani) - Early childhood through grade 12 and adult education policies modified including student accountability, educators, school programs and operations, charter schools, special education, and early childhood education; rulemaking authorized; reports required; and money appropriated.
HF984 (Urdahl) - Coaches; school boards prohibited from not renewing a coaching contract based solely on the existence of parent complaints.
Attachments:
(3/8/2013)
(3/9/2013)
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/8/2013
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
No formal action will be taken on HF573. The committee will hear public testimony and there will be an opportunity for members to ask questions. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF975 (Benson) - Human services fair hearing and internal audit provisions modified, Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council created, obsolete language removed, and technical changes made.
HF969 (Dorholt) - Chemical and mental health and state-operated service provisions modified, data sharing allowed, task force repealed, terminology updated and obsolete provisions repealed, and technical changes made.
HF1124 (Fritz) - Minnesota Nurse Practicing Act definitions modified.
HF688 (Winkler) - Schools allowed to maintain a supply of epinephrine auto-injectors, and immunity from liability provided.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
HF739 (Moran) - Children and family service provisions modified; data practice provisions changed; and contractual agreement provisions changed with tribes, child care programs, community action agencies, the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), general assistance, group residential housing, and maltreatment reporting.
HF820 (Loeffler) - Health care and medical assistance provisions modified.
HF760 (Loeffler) - Disability outdated terminology updated.
Attachments:
(3/7/2013)
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Education Finance

3/7/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF247 (Mariani) - Integration revenue replacement advisory task force recommendations implemented, and integration revenue repurposed by establishing the "Achievement and Integration for Minnesota" program to increase student performance and equitable educational opportunities, and prepare all students to be effective citizens.
HF895 (Marquart) - Referendum equalization revenue calculation obsolete language removed.
Attachments:
(3/6/2013)
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/7/2013
Meeting at 11:30 AM
Agenda:
If you have any questions on the bill or would like to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Abou Amara at 651-296-4110.
Bills Added:
HF92 (Winkler) - Minimum wage regulated, and overtime and parental leave provisions modified.
HF763 (Metsa) - Federal employment law provisions conformed.
Attachments:
(3/6/2013)

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/7/2013
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
At the discretion of the Chair, discussion and amendment will be confined to the purview of the committee's policy jurisdiction. The cut off for written testimony will be 3pm.
Bills Added:
HF950 (Nelson) - Family child care providers and home and community-based long-term care services collective bargaining authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF631 (Brynaert) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; Board of Trustees and human services commissioner required to convene a summit related to mental health and workforce development issues, and legislative report required.
Attachments:
(3/6/2013)
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Civil Law

3/6/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
***Note***No Additional Testimony Will Be Taken on the Subcommittee Reports. Subcommittee Reports from the Data Practices Subcommittee: HF501 (Hilstrom) Medical examiners and coroners permitted to use license and identification card photographs. HF604 (Myhra) Personnel data disclosure provisions modified. HF621 (Winkler) Private data specified on individuals with disabilities as private data. HF798 (Erhardt) Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager. HF828 (Lesch) Secure communications network access authorized, minimum standards provided, and network use. HF589 (Kahn) Genetic information provisions changed. HF804 (Scott) Department of Corrections allowed to access data to track employment of offenders sentenced to probation for the purpose of case planning. HF782 (Norton) Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee expiration extended, and early hearing detection and intervention program data classified. Additional Bills on the Agenda: HF838 (Schoen) Court services, detention, and corrections data access provided for domestic fatality review teams. HF704 (Hilstrom) Family Reunification Act of 2013 created. HF681 (Simon) Limitation period for civil actions involving sexual abuse changed. - 15 minutes will be given for proponent testimony and 15 minutes will be given for opposition testimony. Bill(s) Removed: HF827 (Lenczewski) Property tax administration data practice provisions technical and clarifying changes made. HF584 (Hortman) Data collected from or provided by applicants, users, and customers of transit services in the metropolitan area classified. If you wish to testify on HF838, HF704 or HF681, please contact Charlotte Antin at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Attachments:
(3/5/2013)
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/6/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Note: the bill previously marked as HF XXX is HF 1214
Bills Added:
HF88 (Dettmer) - Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF411 (Hilstrom) - Money used or intended for use to facilitate a prostitution or sex trafficking offense forfeiture provided, and money appropriated.
HF1051 (Rosenthal) - Crime victim rights and programs statutory provisions clarified, and a restitution working group provided.
HF1214 (Mahoney) - Motor vehicles regulated, scrap metal processing regulation amended, proof of ownership or hold period required for vehicles purchased for scrap, and automated property system and criminal penalties created.

Taxes

3/6/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF885 (Clark) - Tax rates under the alcoholic beverage excise tax increased, alcohol health and judicial impact fund established, deposit of revenues and funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1012 (Beard) - Industrial measurement manufacturing and control facility construction taxation exemption provided.

Health and Human Services Policy

3/6/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn HF739 is scheduled to be heard pending re-referral from the House Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy Committee.
Bills Added:
HF760 (Loeffler) - Disability outdated terminology updated.
HF767 (Morgan) - Omnibus human services continuing care policy bill.
HF820 (Loeffler) - Health care and medical assistance provisions modified.
HF662 (Laine) - Omnibus health policy bill, and Minnesota Radon Awareness Act.
HF739 (Moran) - Children and family service provisions modified; data practice provisions changed; and contractual agreement provisions changed with tribes, child care programs, community action agencies, the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), general assistance, group residential housing, and maltreatment reporting.
Attachments:
(2/28/2013)
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/5/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Update from Capitol Area Security Advisory Committee Overview of Minnesota State Patrol
Bills Added:
HF275 (Woodard) - Capitol complex area security provisions modified, report and funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1048 (Johnson) - Probation supervision funding provided, and money appropriated.
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