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Audio/Video Archives - 2013-2014 Regular Session

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Agriculture Policy

3/27/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Informational hearing only on HF3019. FFA Day at the Capitol.
Bills Added:
HF3019 (Anderson) - Propane tank grant money appropriated.

Elections

3/27/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2830 (Marquart) - Becker County; county auditor-treasurer and recorder office combination process provided, and offices made appointive.
HF3178 (Newton) - School board election district dissolution without entering into a consolidation or cooperation and combination plan process provided.
HF3115 (Melin) - St. Louis County; District 7 commissioner 2014 election term changed to two years.
Attachments:
(3/26/2014)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/27/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
The committee will mark up and vote out the 2014 Supplemental Jobs and Economic Development Policy Bill. The DE Amendment wil be posted as soon as possible.
Bills Added:
HF2198 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs and economic development bill.
HF1857 (Clark) - Employment services for persons who are deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing grant program implemented.
HF3248 (Clark) - Green jobs deconstruction pilot program created, and money appropriated.
HF2384 (Mahoney) - Allina Health systems extended employment services authorization extended.
Attachments:
(3/26/2014)
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Education Finance

3/27/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added. HF2397 (Mariani) Education policy provided for early childhood and family, K-12, and adult education; and clarifying and technical changes made.
Bills Added:
HF2707 (Isaacson) - Intermediate school district grants for professional development activities to eradicate exclusionary practices authorized, and money appropriated.
HF1880 (Winkler) - Early learning scholarships availability expanded.
HF1937 (Kresha) - School boards authorized to reallocate general education revenue.
HF2569 (Sawatzky) - Educational opportunity for military children interstate compact adopted, and military-connected youth identifier required.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/27/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
We will hear amendments to HF2150 and vote on the amended bill.
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/27/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF2400 & HF2401 will be heard when the committee reconvenes and are informational only.
Bills Added:
HF2400 (Hilstrom) - Corrections commissioner prohibited from outsourcing prison food service.
HF2401 (Hilstrom) - Corrections; funding provided for additional correctional workers, and money appropriated.
HF2373 (Moran) - Equal pay certificate required as a condition for public contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1082 (Allen) - Judicial forfeiture of property associated with controlled substance offenses and vehicles used in drive-by shootings conviction required.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)
(3/26/2014)

Taxes

3/27/2014
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF3167 (Lenczewski) State financial management additional revenue priorities modified, and contingent transfers to the budget reserve provided.* *A14-1023 will be amending HF3167 rather than HF3170. Public testimony and mark-up of the omnibus tax bill
Bills Added:
HF3171 (Marquart) - Omnibus supplemental education K-12 finance bill.
HF2463 (Atkins) - Political contributions made from funds derived from revenues of a corporation or LLC required to be subject to the individual income tax.
Attachments:
(3/26/2014)
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Housing Finance and Policy

3/27/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
Rep. Karen Clark, in conforming with House Rule 6.20, has called a special committee meeting for Thursday, March 27, 2014. This meeting is scheduled to re-consider the actinos taken on HF2112 during the March 26, 2014 meeting. Amendments discussed but not voted upon during the March 26 hearing will be voted on during the March 27 hearing. Lines 4.3 and 4.4 will be deleted from the DE2 Amendment.
Bills Added:
HF2112 (Clark) - Housing Opportunity Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created.
Attachments:
(3/26/2014)

Transportation Finance

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
An amendment deadline of 6 p.m. March 26 is in effect for amendments to HF3260 DE2. Please forward any amendments to Matt Scherer, Committee Administrator by e-mail to matt.scherer@house.mn or to his office in room 470 of the State Office Building.
Bills Added:
HF3260 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance supplemental appropriations bill.
HF3261 (Hornstein) - Transportation finance appropriations and transfers modified.
Attachments:
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Taxes

3/26/2014
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HFXXXX (Franson) City of Bluffton Release of Omnibus Tax Bill
Bills Added:
HF1302 (Carlson) - Motor vehicle title transfer-on-death provided.
HF3156 (Petersburg) - Nonprofit ticket or admission exemption clarified.
HF2427 (Atkins) - Firefighter retirement; independent nonprofit firefighting corporations state aid eligibility clarified.
HF3272 (Lenczewski) - Sales and use tax refund payment for biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities clarified.
HF1948 (Murphy) - Military reserve income tax subtraction extended to Active Guard Reserve income.
Attachments:
(3/24/2014)

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2537 (Marquart) - Propane; terms of sale and service regulated and service during the heating season discontinued with respect to residential propane customers, and registration of and reporting by propane distributors required.
HF2767 (Johnson) - Telecommunications antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, or obsolete laws eliminated; and conforming changes made.
HF2854 (Atkins) - Commerce Department and Public Utilities Commission; obsolete, unnecessary, or redundant laws and rules removed; and conforming changes made.
HF2853 (Atkins) - Licensees regulated, education requirements modified, technical changes made, enforcement provisions and other actions modified, homeowner policy surcharges prohibited, and insurance holding company systems regulated by enacting changes proposed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
HF2884 (Garofalo) - Special electric tariff required for charging electric vehicles.
HF3183 (Radinovich) - Mille Lacs Tourism Council grant money transferred from Explore Minnesota Tourism.
HF2603 (Hortman) - Community energy efficiency and renewable energy loan program modified, permissible administrative expenses modified for disbursement of supplemental low-income home energy assistance, and weatherization assistance program money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF3216 (Huntley) Department of Health, Northstar Care for Children program, continuing care, community first services and supports, health care, and chemical dependency changes made; hospital payment system modified; background study and home and community-based service standards modified; fees set; and rate increases provided.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)
(3/26/2014)

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2852 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish bill.
HF2301 (Erickson) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF2733 (Dill) - Omnibus environment and natural resources policy bill.
Attachments:
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Agriculture Policy

3/26/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2110 and 2111 will be heard for informational purposes only.
Bills Added:
HF3203 (Johnson) - Minimum biodiesel fuel content requirements modified, and diesel generators exempted from the requirements to use biodiesel fuel.
HF2110 (Clark) - Sustainable agriculture programs and grants modified.
HF2111 (Clark) - Urban agriculture development zones added in land use planning.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)

Education Finance

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF3171 (Marquart) General education funding and policy modifications provided for early childhood, kindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special education, nutrition, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; forecast adjustments made; and money appropriated. - amendment consideration and re-referral.
Attachments:
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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/26/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2525 (Hansen) - Employee definition clarified to reflect the school calendar for purposes of parental leave.
HF2939 (Anzelc) - Employee protections provided in joint powers agreements.
HF2313 (Winkler) - Confidential employee definition changed.
HF2324 (Yarusso) - Therapists included within the teacher bargaining unit.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)
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Government Operations

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF 2724 (Nelson - agency rulemaking regulated) has been progressed to Friday's agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2945 (Murphy) - Investment reporting modified.
HF2541 (Hortman) - Energy improvement program changes made for local governments, and technical changes made.
HF2434 (Woodard) - Cedar Lake area water and sanitary sewer district maximum number of connections increased; and Helena Township in Scott County authorized to use surplus land, property, or money after removal of a subordinate service district.
HF2474 (Hansen) - Dakota County; local county government plan adoption authorized.
HF2613 (Nelson) - Hennepin County; multijurisdictional reinvestment program modified.
HF653 (Quam) - Social media communications not considered meetings under open meeting law.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF2150 (Huntley) Health and human services appropriations and policy provisions technical corrections made. We will take public testimony on HF2150 as it will be amended. To sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Lucy Morgan, at lucy.morgan@house.mn. AMENDMENTS ARE DUE FOR THIS BILL BY 3:00 PM TODAY.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)
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Transportation Finance

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
An amendment deadline of 6 p.m. March 26 is in effect for amendments to HF3260 DE2. Please forward any amendments to Matt Scherer, Committee Administrator by e-mail to matt.scherer@house.mn or to his office in room 470 of the State Office Building.
Bills Added:
HF3260 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance supplemental appropriations bill.
HF3261 (Hornstein) - Transportation finance appropriations and transfers modified.
Attachments:
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Housing Finance and Policy

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
There will be a DE Amendment to HF2112. The DE Amendment is anticipated to be posted by noon March 25.
Bills Added:
HF2112 (Clark) - Housing Opportunity Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF2658 (Mahoney) Workers' Compensatory Advisory Council recommendations adopted. (The focus will be on committee jurisdiction of Dept. of Administration fiscal impact) HF2363 (P. Anderson) Eagle's Healing Nest grant provided, and money appropriated. (Informational only) HF3186 (Wills) Disabled veteran's credit and definition of disabled veteran definitions modified for purposes of the veteran's preference. (Informational only) Other bills may be added pending re-referrals. Testimony has already been taken on HF 2785, HF 2419, and HF 2117.
Bills Added:
HF2785 (Dorholt) - Central fund feasibility study creation required to pay for costs of providing accommodations to state employees with disabilities.
HF2419 (Fritz) - State-administered retirement savings plan report to the legislature required by the commissioner of management and budget, and money appropriated.
HF2117 (Howe) - Veteran preference hearing related procedures modified.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)
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Legacy

3/26/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Clean Water Fund, Substitution vs Supplement

Health and Human Services Policy

3/26/2014
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF2467 will be heard pending re-referral from the Civil Law Committee. HF435 will be amended and moved to the General Register without substantive content to be used as a vehicle. The Committee will not take additional public testimony on HF435. Additional bills may be added to the agenda. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF2874 (Liebling) - Health care; technical changes made; and antiquated, unnecessary, and obsolete provisions eliminated or modernized.
HF2950 (Liebling) - Children and family services, health care, chemical and mental health services, continuing care, and operations obsolete provisions removed; and elderly waiver, alternative care program, and mental health services for children governing provisions modified.
HF2467 (Liebling) - Human services background studies requirements modified.
HF435 (Schoen) - Advanced practice registered nurse clarified.
Attachments:
(3/24/2014)
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Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/26/2014
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF2958 (Lesch) - Human rights; jury trials required for unfair discriminatory practice civil actions.
HF2481 (Selcer) - Pupil transportation; seat belt cutters required in type III vehicles, school bus drivers required to conduct post-trip inspections, bus endorsement reporting and cancellation requirements modified, and penalties provided.
HF2574 (Slocum) - Predatory offender registration requirements modified and clarified, criminal sexual conduct in the third degree crime sentence clarified.
HF2928 (Slocum) - Criminal vehicular homicide or operation statute technical amendments provided, and driving while impaired law clarified to work with amendments to criminal vehicular homicide and operation statute.
HF859 (Simon) - Landlords and tenants; victims of violence remedies established, and Housing Opportunity Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project established.
HF2386 (Johnson) - Conviction relief petition filing and notice to offender for restitution modified.
HF3238 (Schoen) - Domestic violence restraining order provisions modified to prohibit persons subject to the restraining orders from possessing weapons, and persons convicted of domestic violence offenses required to surrender their firearms while they are prohibited from possessing firearms.
HF3215 (Huntley) - Health Department, Northstar Care for Children program, continuing care, community first services and supports, health care, and chemical dependency changes made; hospital payment system modified; background study and home and community-based service standards modified; fees set; and rate increases provided.
HF2925 (Lesch) - Imprisonment and Exoneration Remedies Act; exonerated persons compensated, and money appropriated.
HF807 (Mullery) - Predatory offender registration limited for persons under the age of 18 years, and time period and renewals allowed for a continuance without adjudication in a juvenile delinquency case extended.
HF3027 (Allen) - Children and family services provisions modified; Northstar Care for Children program, background studies, adoption, and licensing requirements changed; and technical changes made.
Attachments:
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Civil Law

3/26/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
The committee will review the data practices provisions of the A33 Amendment to HF2397. See the memorandum below drafted pursuant to House Rule 4.16.
Bills Added:
HF2405 (Ward) - Checking account numbers classified as nonpublic data.
HF2227 (Johnson) - ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) response and treatment quality of care report required.
HF2276 (Holberg) - Safe at Home program participant data and real property records regulated.
HF2989 (Swedzinski) - Secretary of state filings, recordings, and registrations regulated.
HF2912 (Simon) - Personal property liens regulated, and sale of motor vehicle held by a licensed dealer provided.
HF3073 (Atkins) - Insurance regulations modified to reduce fraud, no-fault auto benefits regulated, economic benefits modified under chapter 65B, and motor vehicle insurance coverage verification task force established.
HF3017 (Paymar) - Public Safety Department; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed, and report required on collection of data on victims of domestic abuse.
Attachments:
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/26/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
DOC overview of supplemental funding requests: critical staff operating increase and prison population growth. DPS overview of supplemental funding request: emergency communications network. Omnibus public safety supplemental budget bill in the evening
Bills Added:
HF263 (Paymar) - Firearm law crime of violence definition amended.
HF2156 (Rosenthal) - Forensic laboratory accreditation provided.
HF3273 (Paymar) - Omnibus public safety bill.
Attachments:
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Capital Investment

3/25/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Informational-only hearings on: HF2823 (Carlson) Minnesota Workers Memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF730 (Lesch) Minnesota Hmong-Lao veterans commemorative memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF82 (Erhardt) Edina; All-Veterans Memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Informational-only: HF3053 (Yarusso) Reinvest in Minnesota critical habitat private sector matching account funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Bill added: Informational-only: HF2348 (Lillie) North St. Paul; military veterans memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Bills may be added to agenda.

Civil Law

3/25/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2546 (Yarusso) - Revisor's bill; erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references corrected; redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed; and miscellaneous corrections made to laws, statutes, and rules.
HF2467 (Liebling) - Human services background studies requirements modified.
HF3215 (Huntley) - Health Department, Northstar Care for Children program, continuing care, community first services and supports, health care, and chemical dependency changes made; hospital payment system modified; background study and home and community-based service standards modified; fees set; and rate increases provided.
Attachments:
(3/21/2014)

Education Finance

3/25/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
The committee will review, take questions and testimony on the author's DE amendment to HF3171 (Marquart) General education funding and policy modifications provided for early childhood, kindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special education, nutrition, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; forecast adjustments made; and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/24/2014)
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Government Operations

3/25/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Bills not heard during the morning meeting will be progressed to a Wednesday evening meeting.
Bills Added:
HF2319 (Nelson) - Metropolitan Council additional investment authority granted, investments by a Minnesota joint powers investment trust authorized, and conforming technical changes made.
HF2523 (Ward) - Local public health system changes made.
HF2664 (Nelson) - MN.IT Services; antiquated, unnecessary, and obsolete language eliminated or modernized.
HF2724 (Nelson) - Agency rulemaking regulated.
HF2755 (Paymar) - Corrections Department; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed.
HF3017 (Paymar) - Public Safety Department; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed, and report required on collection of data on victims of domestic abuse.
HF2214 (Sawatzky) - Transportation Department technical changes made, contract and project requirements clarified, Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge designated, bridge inspection authority provided, U-turn rules modified, covered farm vehicle requirements modified, expiration date extended, hours of service exemption provided, financing required for parking facility, and reporting requirements changed.
Attachments:
(3/20/2014)
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/25/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF2150 (Huntley) Health and human services appropriations and policy provisions technical corrections made. A delete-all amendment will be posted Tuesday morning before committee. This will be the Health & Human Services Finance omnibus supplemental bill This hearing will be a presentation of the bill. Amendments are due 3 p.m. Wednesday and will be heard Thursday, March 27. **Agenda subject to change** To sign up to testify, or if you have questions, please contact the committee administrator, Lucy Morgan, at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)
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Taxes

3/25/2014
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Video Available:
House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentations on budget reserves: Pew Charitable Trusts Mary Murphy, Senior Associate, State Fiscal Health and Economic Growth Brenna Erford, Manager, State Fiscal Health and Economic Growth Minnesota Management & Budget Matt Scheoppner, Economist HF1982 (Erhardt) Budget reserve increased, and priorities set for additional forecast revenues. HF3170 (Lenczewski) General fund budget reserve level policy established, budget reserve increased, and fund transfer authorized. HF3167 (Lenczewski) State financial management additional revenue priorities modified, and contingent transfers to the budget reserve provided.

Energy Policy

3/25/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added. *HF3205 will be heard for informational purposes.
Bills Added:
HF3110 (Hortman) - Residential customer protections modified pertaining to medically necessary equipment.
HF2844 (Morgan) - Interconnection of distributed renewable electric generation information collection required.
HF2704 (Anderson) - Transmission line siting regulated.
HF3205 (Metsa) - Microenergy loan program modified to include community energy projects.
Attachments:
(3/24/2014)
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Legacy

3/25/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Public Television, Informational Update

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/25/2014
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF1585 (Cornish) - Felony of fraudulent or other improper financing statements extended to include retaliation against a police officer or chief of police or correctional officer or employee for performing official duties.
HF2660 (Hortman) - Forma pauperis party proceeding partial payment or reimbursement of costs amended.
SF685 (Hilstrom) - Simultaneous competency and civil commitment examinations required for defendants, and civil commitment hearings for defendants facilitated.
HF3073 (Atkins) - Insurance regulations modified to reduce fraud, no-fault auto benefits regulated, economic benefits modified under chapter 65B, and motor vehicle insurance coverage verification task force established.
HF2482 (Atkins) - Lawful gambling fraud provided.
HF1082 (Allen) - Judicial forfeiture of property associated with controlled substance offenses and vehicles used in drive-by shootings conviction required.
Attachments:
(3/20/2014)
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/25/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF3031 (Liebling) - Uniform public assistance program eligibility and verification established.
HF3216 (Huntley) - Health Department, Northstar Care for Children program, continuing care, community first services and supports, health care, and chemical dependency changes made; hospital payment system modified; background study and home and community-based service standards modified; fees set; and rate increases provided.
Attachments:
(3/24/2014)
(3/24/2014)
(3/25/2014)

Transportation Policy

3/25/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Bills May Be Added to the Agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1981 (Ward) - Snow removal authority in uncompleted subdivisions sunset eliminated.
HF2751 (Masin) - Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee scope expanded.
HF2752 (Masin) - Metropolitan Council required to adopt standards for light rail vehicles, and Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee review of vehicle standards required.
HF2995 (Erhardt) - Towing order requirements clarified.
HF3059 (Norton) - Nonemergency medical transportation service provisions modified.
HF3084 (Bernardy) - Transportation Department; reporting requirements eliminated; antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, and obsolete provisions eliminated and modernized; and conforming changes made.
HF3038 (Masin) - Highway connector length limit removed, trunk highway contracts one-week bid advertisement period allowed, and state responsibility for bond payments to cities with population decline clarified.
Attachments:
(3/22/2014)
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/25/2014
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF3158 (Wagenius) - Omnibus supplemental environment, natural resources, and agriculture finance bill.
HF605 (Winkler) - Toxic Free Kids Act; children protected from harmful chemical exposure in products, disclosure required, priority chemical identification criteria amended, Pollution Control Agency authorized to prohibit sales of children's products that contain harmful chemicals, waiver process provided, fees established, and criminal penalty provided.
Attachments:
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/25/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF3238 will be heard first. Each side will have 15 minutes total to testify. The event will be ticketed. Amendments to HF2562 were received after the 4:30 p.m. committee deadline.
Bills Added:
HF2147 (Rosenthal) - Continued employer insurance contributions required for former Corrections Department employees.
HF3238 (Schoen) - Domestic violence restraining order provisions modified to prohibit persons subject to the restraining orders from possessing weapons, and persons convicted of domestic violence offenses required to surrender their firearms while they are prohibited from possessing firearms.
HF2562 (Hortman) - Mentally ill offenders working group established to study and make recommendations.
HF2928 (Slocum) - Criminal vehicular homicide or operation statute technical amendments provided, and driving while impaired law clarified to work with amendments to criminal vehicular homicide and operation statute.
HF1915 (Drazkowski) - Peace officer exam reciprocity provided for military experience.
HF2972 (Savick) - Fire safety account funds appropriated, and fire service advisory committee authorized to continue indefinitely.
HF3273 (Paymar) - Omnibus public safety bill.
HF2701 (Pelowski) - Disaster assistance contingency account created; unused disaster relief appropriation transfer to contingency account required; disaster relief cost-share relationship established between the state, local governments, and American Indian tribes and bands; state public disaster assistance authorized in the absence of federal assistance; and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/25/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF2762 (Uglem) and HF2670 (Dehn) will be placed on the agenda solely to move them to the General Register. No testimony will be taken on the two bills.
Bills Added:
HF3180 (Dorholt) - Minnesota Jobs Skills Partnership program money appropriated.
HF2947 (Mahoney) - Combative Sports Office, and Construction Codes and Licensing Division housekeeping changes made; obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws and rules removed; and conforming changes made.
HF2670 (Dehn) - Architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design professional license provisions modified.
HF1881 (Murphy) - Regenerative Medicine Research Institute and funding program established, long-term care tax credit repealed, matching funds appropriations provided, and report required.
HF2762 (Uglem) - Board of Cosmetologist Examiners changes made, and expedited rulemaking required.
Attachments:
(3/21/2014)
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
The committee will mark up and vote out the 2014 Supplemental Jobs and Economic Development Finance Bill. In addition, HF3254 will be amended and moved to the Committee on Taxes. No testimony will be taken on the bill.
Bills Added:
HF2976 (Mahoney) - Supplemental omnibus jobs and economic development finance bill.
HF3254 (Lien) - Border city allocations modified, study and report mandated on North Dakota oil production and economic impacts in Minnesota, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/25/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2582 (Lesch) - Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Act; public benefit corporations organization and operation provided.
HF2605 (Mahoney) - Automated property system transaction fee schedule established, state auditor authorized to examine fee schedule, effective dates delayed for automated property system, and reports required.
HF2659 (Slocum) - Threading exemptions provided, and good cause exemption authorized for rulemaking.
HF2213 (Hortman) - Small servicer definition amended relating to mortgages, and Foreclosure Curative Act clarified.
HF3264 (Atkins) - Minnesota Racing Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2834 (Hortman) - Omnibus energy bill.
Attachments:
(3/25/2014)
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Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/25/2014
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF3027 (Allen) - Children and family services provisions modified; Northstar Care for Children program, background studies, adoption, and licensing requirements changed; and technical changes made.
HF2576 (Melin) - Criminal record expungement governing provisions modified, business screening services required to delete expunged records, and eviction record expungement allowed in some cases.
Attachments:
(3/24/2014)
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Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/25/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2892 (Hortman) - Infectious Waste Control Act modified.
HF2445 (Wagenius) - Textile waste diversion goal for the state established.
HF2719 (Anzelc) - Biorefinery using cellulosic feedstock environmental review requirements modified.

Ways and Means

3/24/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added pending re-referrals.
Bills Added:
HF1796 (Erhardt) - Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
HF2538 (Poppe) - Farm-to-foodshelf program established, and money appropriated.
HF2246 (Clark) - Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified.
HF2120 (Holberg) - Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
HF3144 (Pelowski) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; Board of Trustees funding provided for compensation costs associated with the settlement of employment contracts, and money appropriated.

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/24/2014
Meeting at 12:15 PM
Agenda:
HF2180 (Murphy) School district employee health coverage provisions amended, and money appropriated. (Discussion will focus on committee jurisdiction of MMB and PEIP) HF2419 (Fritz) Minnesota secure choice retirement savings plan created, and trust account established. (Discussion will focus on committee jurisdiction of MMB)
Bills Added:
HF2757 (Newton) - Veterans homes cost of care calculations modified, and annual adjustments provided.
HF1938 (Atkins) - Minnesota FAIR plan employee benefits authorized.
HF2117 (Howe) - Veteran preference hearing related procedures modified.
Attachments:
(3/20/2014)
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Energy Policy

3/24/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF2866 (Erickson) - Legislative Energy Commission requested to investigate strategies to convert users of propane gas to natural gas or other fuels.
HF2603 (Hortman) - Community energy efficiency and renewable energy loan program modified, permissible administrative expenses modified for disbursement of supplemental low-income home energy assistance, and weatherization assistance program money appropriated.
HF2967 (Garofalo) - Commerce Department utilities assessment amount amended; and incremental revenue allocated to develop and maintain a statewide uniform energy conservation reporting system for utilities.

Housing Finance and Policy

3/24/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Brief presentation by Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Bills Added:
HF2116 (Clark) - Homeownership grants provided for families with children with disabilities, and money appropriated.
HF2245 (Clark) - Voice of East African Women Organization appropriation modified.
HF2112 (Clark) - Housing Opportunity Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created.
Attachments:
(3/21/2014)
(3/21/2014)

Education Finance

3/24/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added. HF592 (Ward, J.A.) Perpich Center for Arts Education authorized to operate a voluntary integration magnet school, staff and facilities transferred, funding provided, formulas modified, and money appropriated. - informational only HF2290 (Fischer) Harambee school transferred from the East Metro Integration District to the Roseville School District. - this bill is an updated version of HF833
Bills Added:
HF1876 (Persell) - Headwaters Science Center grant authorized, and money appropriated.
HF3185 (FitzSimmons) - Location equity revenue school district eligibility expanded.
HF2861 (Isaacson) - Education commissioner directed to consult with experts to determine the content and status of Minnesota's career and technical education programs, and money appropriated.
HF3188 (Morgan) - General education basic formula increased, and money appropriated.
HF2693 (Sawatzky) - Special Education Case Load and Rule Alignment Task Force 2014 recommendations implemented, and commissioner of education authorized to use expedited rulemaking to implement the rule recommendations of the task force.
HF2681 (Selcer) - School district review and comment requirements modified.
HF2568 (Sawatzky) - Special education; paperwork burdens reduced by creating a unified online system for collecting and reporting required special education due process data and thereby increasing opportunities for special education educators to focus on teaching students.
Attachments:
(3/24/2014)
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/24/2014
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Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
HF3215 (Huntley) Department of health, Northstar Care for Children program, continuing care, community first services and supports, health care, and chemical dependency changes made; hospital payment system modified; background study and home and community-based service standards modified; fees set; and rate increases provided. Governor's supplemental budget language bill. (Informational only) Governor's supplemental budget language bill. The committee will not have formal possession of the bill at this time. This will be an informational hearing and we will not be taking testimony nor taking any official action on the bill. HF2472 (Dorholt) Mental health crisis intervention and stabilization services modified HF2446 (Simonson) Board of Pharmacy cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, laws governing misbranding or adulterated drugs modified, drug definition expanded, sunset and legislative reporting requirement for the Board of Pharmacy's emergency drug scheduling authority repealed, training and expert support provided in the prosecution of synthetic drug cases, public education plan established, and money appropriated. HF2241 (Savick) Medical assistance asset availability requirements modified. 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. HF2797 (Loeffler) Medical assistance personal need allowance increased for persons in facilities. HF2556 (Newton) Veterans housing and long-term care; new residential facility moratorium exemptions provided, grants provided for veteran housing needs assessments, and money appropriated. HF 2314 (Fabian) Hospital construction moratorium exception provided. HF 1992 (Dehn) Home and community-based waiver housing program requirement exceptions established. HF 3222 (Huntley) Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission created and report required. This bill might not be in the committee's possession at this time. If so, it will be an informational hearing. To sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Lucy Morgan, at lucy.morgan@house.mn. **Agenda subject to change**
Attachments:
(3/21/2014)
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Civil Law

3/21/2014
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Meeting at 9:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2542 (Hortman) - Lead and mercury products prohibited and regulated, and formaldehyde in children's products ban modified.
HF2543 (Hortman) - Environmental data classified, reporting requirements modified, permitting efficiencies modified and created, Pollution Control Agency duties modified, administrative penalty order and field citation provisions modified, civil penalties provided, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.
HF2918 (Morgan) - Solar energy system residential use restrictions prohibited.
HF2958 (Lesch) - Human rights; jury trials required for unfair discriminatory practice civil actions.
HF1961 (Halverson) - Ethics in government; board duties modified, and economic disclosure and conflicts of interest requirements expanded.
Attachments:
(3/19/2014)
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Transportation Policy

3/21/2014
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Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
Agenda to be determined. Bills will be added to the agenda
Bills Added:
HF2881 (Masin) - Railroad employees motor carriers regulation amended, and penalties imposed.
HF2591 (Hansen) - State parks and trails license plate established, account created, and money appropriated.
HF2628 (Hansen) - Rest areas provided to be used as watercraft decontamination sites.
HF3219 (Erhardt) - Metropolitan Airports Commission required to monitor noise to establish a baseline.
Attachments:
(3/19/2014)

Education Policy

3/21/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF3062 (Mariani) - Native and English language development and academic needs of English learners from young children to adults recognized.
Attachments:
(3/20/2014)
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Government Operations

3/21/2014
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
The agenda will be updated throughout the week.
Bills Added:
HF1425 (Falk) - Annexation definitions provided, and annexation by ordinance of parcels limited.
HF1868 (Freiberg) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF1870 (Holberg) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF1864 (Fischer) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF1865 (Dorholt) - Transportation Department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF1863 (Loeffler) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF1867 (Loeffler) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF2701 (Pelowski) - Disaster assistance contingency account created; unused disaster relief appropriation transfer to contingency account required; disaster relief cost-share relationship established between the state, local governments, and American Indian tribes and bands; state public disaster assistance authorized in the absence of federal assistance; and money appropriated.
HF2128 (Hansen) - Disaster response contingency account created to partially match federal disaster assistance when the legislature is not in session, and money appropriated.
HF2315 (Kahn) - Industrial hemp research authorized in accordance with federal law, rulemaking authorized, and report required.
HF2932 (Liebling) - Health and human services committees and task forces established and modified, and prescription monitoring program changed.
HF2361 (Moran) - Health disparities in minority populations addressed, health priorities of minority populations identified, health disparities task force created, and money appropriated.
HF2956 (Dehn) - Election day free transit service provided, and money appropriated.
HF1866 (Morgan) - Commerce Department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF2760 (Huntley) - Health care homes advisory committee established.
HF2977 (Franson) - Home care provider licensing and compliance monitoring changes made.
HF2528 (Runbeck) - Groundwater management area advisory teams and approval of groundwater management area plans required.
HF2715 (Dill) - Natural Resources Department; obsolete laws modified and repealed, regulatory efficiencies provided, and drainage inspector requirements modified.
HF3222 (Huntley) - Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission created, and report required.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/21/2014
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Meeting at 9:30 AM
Agenda:
HF2402 (Liebling) is the vehicle for the Omnibus HHS Policy bill. A delete-everything (DE) amendment and bill summary have been posted to the committee website. The committee will entertain amendments and vote on HF2402. Additional public testimony will not be taken. With questions, please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF2402 (Liebling) - Omnibus health and human services policy bill.
Attachments:
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Capital Investment

3/20/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Informational hearing: HF2350 (Fischer) White Bear Lake; lake water augmentation system funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Informational hearing: HF2509 (Ward, J.A.) Lake Elmo trunk water main construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF2337 (Runbeck) - Hugo; storm water handling systems project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Education Finance

3/20/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2275 (Moran) St. Paul Promise Neighborhood (SSPN) grant money appropriated. - pending referral HF2273 (Mullery) Northside Achievement Zone grant funds appropriated. - pending referral
Bills Added:
HF1880 (Winkler) - Early learning scholarships availability expanded.
HF3171 (Marquart) - Omnibus supplemental education K-12 finance bill.
Attachments:
(3/19/2014)

Health and Human Services Finance

3/20/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
**Agenda subject to change. Please check back to the committee website for updates** To testify, please contact the committee administrator, Lucy Morgan, at lucy.morgan@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF3071 (Abeler) - Federally qualified health center funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2203 (Halverson) - Homeless Youth Act activities funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3087 (Faust) - Senior nutrition programs modified, and congregate dining money appropriated.
HF2841 (Morgan) - University-affiliated children's hospitals added to the list of facilities excluded from fee-for-service payment rate reductions.
HF2885 (Fritz) - Nursing facility rate adjustment provided.
Attachments:
(3/19/2014)
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Transportation Finance

3/20/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Amendments will be offered.
Bills Added:
HF2395 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
Attachments:
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Rules and Legislative Administration

3/20/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 11:40 AM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Monday, March 24, 2014

Agriculture Policy

3/20/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2908 (Hansen) - Bee death caused by pesticide poisoning compensation provided, pollinator emergency response team established, and money appropriated.
HF2619 (Bly) - University of Minnesota; Forever Green Agriculture Initiative funding provided, and money appropriated.

Elections

3/20/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2876 (Freiberg) - Campaign contribution disclosure required in any amount from lobbyists, political funds, and political committees.
HF3033 (Winkler) - Campaign finance contribution limits modified, and reports required to be made available online.
Attachments:
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)

Taxes

3/20/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF3245 (Metsa) Modifying the rates of tax on nonferrous mining. HF3249 (Lenczewski) City of Bloomington Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2424 (Beard) - Aircraft taxation rates clarified.
HF2323 (Gunther) - Animal shelter temporary tax amnesty provided.
HF2267 (Rosenthal) - Bullion coin sales and use taxation exemption provided.
HF2539 (Anderson) - Propane tanks exempted.
HF1885 (Davnie) - Tax remittance threshold increased for vendors required to file accelerated June payments.
HF2420 (Metsa) - Revenue commissioner required to notify cities and counties of pending pollution control exemption and sliding scale market value exclusion applications.
HF3194 (Davids) - Qualified data center sales and use tax exemptions modified.
HF2463 (Atkins) - Political contributions made from funds derived from revenues of a corporation or LLC required to be subject to the individual income tax.
Attachments:
(3/19/2014)
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/20/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2564 (Hornstein) Statewide solid waste source reduction goal established, recycling definition expanded, recycling required in sports facilities and commercial buildings, metropolitan area county recycling goals amended, and money appropriated. * HF3158 (Wagenius) Composting grant program funding provided to local units of government, and money appropriated. HF2802 (Hansen) Department of Agriculture prohibited from accepting funds from agricultural commodity groups for activities, and money appropriated. HF2431 (Benson, J.) School trust lands director and the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission funding amended. HF 3187 (Wagenius) Pollinator habitat in state parks and along state trails money appropriated. (Formerly on agenda as JT187) HF2780 (Dill) Shooting sports facility grant program established, and money appropriated.* HF2908 (Hansen) Bee death caused by pesticide poisoning compensation provided, pollinator emergency response team established, civil liability for bee deaths provided, and money appropriated. * Bills may be added, or removed, from the agenda. * We will do an informational hearing if we do not have possession of this bill. Bills Removed: HF 2301 (Erickson, R.) Land and revenue disposition modified, requirement for commissioner's approval of land sales modified, state forests and recreation areas added to and deleted from, public and private sales and exchanges of state lands authorized, and state parks merged.
Attachments:
(3/19/2014)
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Education Policy

3/20/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Consideration of Amendments
Bills Added:
HF2397 (Mariani) - Omnibus education policy bill.
HF925 (Mariani) - School district ability to request department assistance clarified.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2397 (Mariani) - Omnibus education policy bill.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/20/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF2478 Please note that HF2833 & HF2249 will not be heard before 4 p.m.
Bills Added:
HF2770 (Johnson) - Probation single funding implemented.
HF2953 (Johnson) - Correctional services delivery; contiguous counties qualification requirement eliminated.
HF1940 (Norton) - Booking photograph data practices provisions established.
HF1335 (Rosenthal) - Collision requirements clarified, and terminology change made.
HF2281 (Winkler) - Legislators' privilege from arrest clarified, and driving while impaired specified as a breach of the peace for purposes of the Minnesota Constitution.
HF2576 (Melin) - Criminal record expungement governing provisions modified, business screening services required to delete expunged records, and eviction record expungement allowed in some cases.
HF3067 (Lesch) - Firearm possession in a Capitol Area state building notice modified, security service provided by the Department of Public Safety funding modified, and money appropriated.
HF2833 (Laine) - Incarcerated women needs addressed relating to pregnancy and childbirth.
HF2249 (Clark) - East African women and children victims of abuse; emergency shelter provision money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/20/2014
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2198 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs and economic development bill.
HF2658 (Mahoney) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
HF2993 (Sawatzky) - Southwest Initiative Foundation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2988 (McNamar) - West Central Initiative funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2983 (Savick) - Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3063 (Lien) - Small business development center program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3023 (Radinovich) - Business growth and expansion encouraged, innovation voucher pilot program created, and money appropriated.
HF3014 (Carlson) - Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
HF3143 (Ward) - New employee training partnership established, rebates provided for employer training costs, report required, and money appropriated.
HF3000 (Erickson) - Northwest Minnesota Foundation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3102 (Dorholt) - Initiative Foundation money appropriated.
HF3083 (Simonson) - Northland Foundation funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2536 (Melin) - Women's Economic Security Act (WESA) various provisions established and modified, and money appropriated.
HF2615 (Simonson) - Broadband service expansion to underserved areas grant program established, and money appropriated.
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Agriculture Policy

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2910 will be heard pending referral from the public safety committee.
Bills Added:
HF2798 (Hansen) - Plants treated with pollinator lethal insecticide prohibited from being labeled or advertised as beneficial to pollinators.
HF2619 (Bly) - University of Minnesota; Forever Green Agriculture Initiative funding provided, and money appropriated.

Education Finance

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2698 (Sundin) - School district debt service equalization provided for debt incurred as the result of a natural disaster.
HF2588 (Zerwas) - Equity region definition modified.
HF2429 (Halverson) - Independent School District No. 196, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan; lease levy for a satellite transportation hub space authorized.
HF2326 (Slocum) - Recovery program additional funding sources created for students, and money appropriated.
HF2679 (Mariani) - Extended time review linked to the basic formula allowance, English language learners services extended, and safe schools levy increased.
HF2476 (Davnie) - Restrictive procedures standards clarified for schools, and money appropriated.
HF2477 (Davnie) - Early childhood literacy programs money appropriated.
HF831 (Zerwas) - Independent School District No. 728, Elk River; fund transfers authorized.
Attachments:
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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2447 (Falk) - Veterans Day; employers required to provide veterans with time off.
HF2926 (Carlson) - Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
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Government Operations

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Other bills will likely be added.
Bills Added:
HF2762 (Uglem) - Board of Cosmetologist Examiners changes made, and expedited rulemaking required.
HF3041 (Nelson) - Revenue Department and state debt collection obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws removed.
HF3043 (Allen) - Cemetery property transfer to tribal cemetery association authorized by local governments.
HF3081 (Clark) - Asian-Pacific women and their children seeking independence from exploitative, abusive, and dangerous circumstances; culturally and linguistically accessible resource task force created, and report required.
HF2970 (Anzelc) - Grand Rapids Central School Commission creation authorization repealed.
HF2840 (Fritz) - District One Hospital authorized to sell real and personal property, and hospital district dissolution provided.
HF2852 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish bill.
Attachments:
(3/18/2014)
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
**Agenda subject to change. Check the committee website for updates.** To sign up to testify, email the Committee Administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2224 (Mullery) - High-risk children and youth projects established to provide early intervention collaborative services, and money appropriated.
HF2248 (Allen) - Safe harbor director duties expanded, and money appropriated for service grants and safe housing.
HF2320 (Laine) - Civil Commitment Act training program established for clarification and interpretation as it pertains to persons with mental illness, and money appropriated.
HF2258 (Loeffler) - Detoxification services medical assistance benefit established.
HF3030 (Loeffler) - Immigrant and refugee mental health conference planning and conduction money appropriated to the commissioner of health.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2148 (McNamar) - Registered out-of-state predatory offenders who move to Minnesota required to register with the state.
HF2574 (Slocum) - Predatory offender registration requirements modified and clarified, criminal sexual conduct in the third degree crime sentence clarified.
HF2469 (Savick) - Military members or their spouses or inactive military veteran professional licensing boards required to expedite issuance of license or certification, and report required.
HF3123 (Paymar) - Controlled substance offenses criminal sentences adjusted.
HF3134 (Hornstein) - Railroad and pipeline safety and emergency response preparedness provided for oil and other hazardous materials, powers and duties specified, grant program established, legislative report required, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/18/2014)
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Housing Finance and Policy

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2879 (Clark) - Residential tenant's right to notice established, penalties provided, and money appropriated.
HF2251 (Moran) - Eviction proceedings expungement and disclosure modified.

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1898 (Liebling) Health professionals services program changes made, and disciplinary investigation required for noncompliance and subsequent temporary license suspension. (committee jurisdiction has focus on the impact of bill on the Dept. of Administration's budget) Other bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF2120 (Holberg) - Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
HF2029 (Kahn) - Diverse racial and ethnic Minnesota community artist study required for funding, impact, and needs.
HF2569 (Sawatzky) - Educational opportunity for military children interstate compact adopted, and military-connected youth identifier required.
HF2166 (Laine) - Electronic rosters authorized, evaluation required of the use of electronic rosters in the 2014 election, various technical and conforming changes made, and definitions provided.
Attachments:
(3/18/2014)
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Taxes

3/19/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2231 (Erhardt) - Metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditure additional financing provided, and obligations issued.
HF2432 (Anzelc) - Itasca County authorized to issue general obligation bonds for the county nursing home.
HF2657 (Davnie) - Professional and occupational license revocation procedures modified for nonpayment of taxes.
HF2673 (Selcer) - Digital audio work and digital audiovisual work exemption provided.
HF2517 (Simon) - Interest rate payments on delinquent taxes modified.
HF1983 (Hansen) - Dakota County Development Agency low-income housing tax credit allocation threshold criteria modified.
HF2606 (Davnie) - State agricultural society-issued bond requirements modified.
HF2483 (Schomacker) - Aggregate production tax rates imposed by counties made permanent.
HF2951 (Savick) - Greater Minnesota business expansion sales tax exemption modified.
HF2783 (Isaacson) - Ramsey County Housing and Redevelopment Authority authorized to establish housing improvement areas.
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