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Audio/Video Archives - 2013-2014 Regular Session

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Legacy

3/19/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Minnesota Historical Society, Informational Hearing

Transportation Policy

3/19/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the ageanda.
Bills Added:
HF3072 (Simonson) - Motor vehicle governing provisions modernized; antiquated, unnecessary, and obsolete provisions eliminated; and technical and conforming changes made.
HF2663 (Nelson) - Metropolitan Council obsolete governing provisions repealed, and conforming technical changes made.
HF2961 (Dill) - Disability-related angling and hunting licenses and special permit provisions modified, and Minnesota driver's license and identification card designations provided.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/19/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF2722, HF 2151, and HF2288 are pending re-referral The first two bills on the agenda, HF29 & HF1226, were re-referred to the committee from the General Register. The committee's intention is to re-refer these bills back to the General Register. HF 2151 will have an amendment to be posted.
Bills Added:
HF291 (Simon) - Paternity and maternity determination; assisted reproduction provisions modified.
HF1226 (Cornish) - Prosecuting attorney or judge assault or death; enhanced penalties provided.
HF2722 (Mahoney) - Custody and parenting time provisions changes made.
HF2882 (Johnson) - Neuroleptic medication administration to persons subject to civil commitment provisions modified, and pilot program established.
HF1851 (Kieffer) - Repeat criminal sexual conduct offenders penalties enhanced.
HF2288 (Atkins) - Law enforcement required to secure a court order in order to receive cell phone tracking data.
HF2151 (Mullery) - Residential lease violation duty to mitigate damages created.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/19/2014
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
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.
Attachments:
(3/14/2014)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/19/2014
Meeting at 2:15 PM
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 walk through the DE amendment and then take public testimony. No action will be taken on HF2402 during this meeting. To testify on the omnibus bill, please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2402 (Liebling) - Omnibus health and human services policy bill.
Attachments:
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)

Civil Law

3/19/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
the delete-all amendment for HF2005 includes the data provisions from the HHS policy omnibus bill. HF2569 will not be in possession of the committee, however the data practices provisions to be reviewed in a committee are post in a memo below.
Bills Added:
HF2687 (Hilstrom) - District judge disposition monthly review authorized for compliance with 90-day disposition requirement.
HF2142 (Yarusso) - Domestic violence victim provided with notice of release of offender.
HF2656 (Huntley) - All-payer claim data use modified, and work group convened to make recommendations on expanded uses of the all-payer claims database.
HF2413 (Schoen) - Sales representative agreement practices prohibited.
HF2307 (Schoen) - Drug overdose prevention and medical assistance provided, and liability limited.
HF2005 (Liebling) - Health data provisions modified, common entry point establishment requirements changed, automatic external defibrillator (AED) registration established, stroke center criteria modified, prescription monitoring program changed, immunity from civil liability established for use of opiate antagonists, and background study requirements modified.
HF1302 (Carlson) - Motor vehicle title transfer-on-death provided.
HF2569 (Sawatzky) - Educational opportunity for military children interstate compact adopted, and military-connected youth identifier required.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)

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)
(3/18/2014)

Transportation Finance

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
An amendment deadline is in effect for HF2395 and will be set for 10 a.m. on March 18. Please forward all amendments to Committee Administrator Matt Scherer via e-mail to matt.scherer@house.mn or to his office in room 470 of the State Office Building.
Bills Added:
HF2395 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
Attachments:
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/19/2014)

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/19/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2598 (Halverson) - Personal property in self-storage laws regulating liens updated.
HF1872 (Atkins) - Pharmacy benefit manager maximum allowable cost pricing disclosed.
HF1952 (Atkins) - Smart phone "kill switch" functionality required to deter theft.
HF2720 (Atkins) - Omnibus liquor bill.
HF2651 (Melin) - Deer taken legally allowed to be used in a contest in conjunction with a raffle.
HF2153 (Swedzinski) - Sunday liquor sales of growlers by small brewers allowed.
HF3089 (Atkins) - Consumer protection provided, and products that contain triclosan or similar antibacterial compounds permitted to be labeled as "triclosan free" only under certain circumstances.
HF2406 (Hilstrom) - Debt buyers regulated.
HF2858 (Hornstein) - Limousine regulation amended.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)
(3/19/2014)

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/19/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
NOTE: Agenda order subject to change. The H2115DE2 was adopted on Tuesday's hearing. The bill will be voted on today.
Bills Added:
HF2583 (Mullery) - 21st century skills development pilot project created, and money appropriated.
HF1966 (Liebling) - Children in foster care prevented from being exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke.
HF2294 (Mullery) - Juvenile incarceration, release, and risk assessment tools effectiveness study authorized.
HF2302 (Mullery) - Family day care and group family day care; child age classifications modified.
HF2115 (Clark) - Child care center eligibility governing provision temporarily suspended for child care assistance, child care professional development pilot project established, report required, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/19/2014)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/19/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2439 (Sawatzky) - Unclaimed lottery prize money dedicated for acquisition of school trust lands, condemnation of school trust lands to be acquired provided, and money appropriated.
HF2109 (Fischer) - Water use permit provisions modified, pilot program created to encourage water conservation, and money appropriated.
HF2528 (Runbeck) - Groundwater management area advisory teams and approval of groundwater management area plans required.
HF2631 (Drazkowski) - Natural Resources Department pilots prohibited from flying close to hunters, trappers, or anglers.
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.
HF2780 (Dill) - Shooting sports facility grant program established, and money appropriated.
SF663 (Johnson) - State agency resource recovery provisions changed.
HF3135 (Hornstein) - Railroad and pipeline hazardous material safety and emergency response preparedness provided, and preparedness requirements established.
HF2622 (Hansen) - Water or wastewater treatment law privatization abolished.

Capital Investment

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Legislative auditor report on general obligation bond expenditures Bills may be added

Education Finance

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2180 (Murphy, E.) School district employee health coverage provisions amended, and money appropriated. - pending referral
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/18/2014
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda. Public testimony on HF84 will be limited to the financial aspects of the bill. To testify, contact mike.molzahn@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF2101 (Hansen) - Plastic microbeads in surface water study money appropriated.
HF84 (Lesch) - Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1976 (Falk) - Terrestrial invasive species research center money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Education Policy

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Overview of the H2397DE1 author's delete all.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)

Health and Human Services Finance

3/18/2014
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:
HF892 (Melin) - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated.
HF2408 (Newton) - Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) and home and community-based service provider reimbursement rates modified, and money appropriated.
HF2458 (Allen) - Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) participants educational opportunities modified.
HF2599 (Loeffler) - Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) housing assistance grant effective date modified.
HF2678 (Fritz) - Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) effective date of family cap repeal modified.

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 11:40 AM
Agenda:
Resolution on Waiver of Dates

Energy Policy

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
**Amendments are due to Committee Administrator Peter Strohmeier by noon, March 17.
Bills Added:
HF2884 (Garofalo) - Special electric tariff required for charging electric vehicles.
HF2924 (Garofalo) - Electric power generating plants regulated, and solar generation facilities allowed to be eligible for alternative review.
HF2666 (Garofalo) - Electric generation facility exception provided to certificate of need requirements.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Elections

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF2943 (Urdahl) - County attorney special election required to fill a vacancy.
HF2463 (Atkins) - Political contributions made from funds derived from revenues of a corporation or LLC required to be subject to the individual income tax.
HF2662 (Simon) - Corporation political activity notice and consent required.
HF2956 (Dehn) - Election day free transit service provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Taxes

3/18/2014
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Video Available:
House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF3122 (Lenczewski) - Governor's tax bill.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/18/2014
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF3015 (Carlson) - Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
HF2545 (Liebling) - Health definitions modified and added; Pharmacy Board powers, duties, and business regulation licensing, and immunization participation requirements changed; compounding requirements clarified; legend drug purchase allowed by educational institutions; drug handling in preparation for emergency use allowed; drug manufacturers payment reporting clarified; and substances added to the controlled substances schedules.
HF2531 (Laine) - Campaign finance board duties modified, rulemaking required, online electronic records systems authorized, board authorized to request reconciliation information, penalties authorized, definitions and fee amounts modified, reporting and filing requirements modified, various technical and clarifying changes made, data classifications provided, and statements of economic interest modified.
HF2446 (Simonson) - Pharmacy Board cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, misbranded or adulterated drug laws modified, definition expanded, emergency drug scheduling authority sunset and legislative reporting requirement repealed, mandatory restitution provided, public education plan established, and money appropriated.
HF2295 (Johnson) - Judicial districts required to establish minimum standards as a condition to using GPS to monitor domestic abuse offenders, and victim and defendant location data protected.
Attachments:
(3/12/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Civil Law

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1971 (Liebling) - Automatic external defibrillator (AED) registration provided.
HF2526 (Norton) - Newborn screening program modified.
HF2274 (Masin) - Wage disclosure protected, and retaliation prohibited.
HF2373 (Moran) - Equal pay certificate required as a condition for public contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2722 (Mahoney) - Custody and parenting time provisions changes made.
HF2151 (Mullery) - Residential lease violation duty to mitigate damages created.
HF2192 (Allen) - Termination of lease upon infirmity or death provided.
Attachments:
(3/14/2014)
(3/16/2014)
(3/16/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Government Operations

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2566 (Mahoney) - St. Paul Port Authority; meetings by telephone or other electronic means authorized.
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.
HF2783 (Isaacson) - Ramsey County Housing and Redevelopment Authority authorized to establish housing improvement areas.
HF2217 (Murphy) - Grant management process and contract management provisions changed, and encumbrance exception in the grant process provided.
HF2220 (Barrett) - North Branch; Public Utilities Commission membership increase authorized.
HF2968 (Anzelc) - Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission four-year terms authorized.
HF2917 (Simon) - Special service district ordinance, petition, and veto requirements modified.
HF2318 (Hansen) - Special School District No. 6, South St. Paul; election district dissolution authorized.
HF2236 (Freiberg) - Open meeting law changed.
HF2165 (Dill) - Minnesota Sustainable Forest Resources Act updated.
HF2617 (Nelson) - State government technical changes made; sections renumbered; antiquated, unnecessary, and obsolete language eliminated or modernized; and existing provisions updated.
HF2461 (Lesch) - Employee earned sick and safe time provided.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/18/2014)

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2889 (Anzelc) - Resorts exempted from restricted plumbing licensure.
HF2419 (Fritz) - State-administered retirement savings plan report to the legislature required by the commissioner of management and budget, and money appropriated.
HF2542 (Hortman) - Lead and mercury products prohibited and regulated, and formaldehyde in children's products ban modified.
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.
HF2199 (Hoppe) - Farm wineries allowed to import bulk distilled spirits, and excise tax exemption created.
HF2829 (Atkins) - Lawful gambling clarifying, conforming, and technical changes made; and games, prizes, and regulatory provisions modified.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
(HF1940, HF2281, & HF2576 will be heard March 20)
Bills Added:
HF2144 (Paymar) - Sexual exploitation of youth; carryover to second year of grant and training funds to combat sexual exploitation of youth authorized.
HF1845 (Lesch) - Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act enacted as proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, and other law regarding collateral consequences and the rehabilitation of criminal offenders conformed to the uniform act, rulemaking provided, and money appropriated.
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.
HF2654 (Cornish) - Part-time peace officer licensure eliminated.
HF2501 (Metsa) - St. Louis County Sheriff's Rescue Squad facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1713 (Kelly) - Red Wing; fire station funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2910 (Simonson) - Animal cruelty law enforcement task force established to comprehensively review the enforcement of animal anticruelty laws and practices and to make recommendations for improvement, and money appropriated.
HF2372 (Schoen) - Human Rights Department application for certificate of compliance scope changes made, and requirements for bids and proposals clarified.
Attachments:
(3/14/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1984 (Sundin) - Public construction accountability and transparency enhanced, and responsible contractor definition and requirement established.
HF2384 (Mahoney) - Allina Health systems extended employment services authorization extended.
HF2949 (Persell) - Unemployment insurance program policy and housekeeping changes made, and Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
Attachments:
(3/16/2014)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Agenda will change. Please check back for details
Bills Added:
HF1068 (Hausman) - General fund capital investment bill.
HF2976 (Mahoney) - Supplemental omnibus jobs and economic development finance bill.
HF2933 (Norton) - Apprenticeship competency standards in precision manufacturing, health care services, and information technology pilot programs established; and money appropriated.
HF2369 (Isaacson) - Apprenticeship program federal conformity changes made.
HF2948 (Mahoney) - Employment and Economic Development Department, Metropolitan Council, and MN.IT; obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws repealed; and conforming changes made.
HF2740 (Mahoney) - Diagnosis related group system provided for payment of inpatient hospital services, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/11/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/18/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF2402 (Liebling) will be the vehicle for the Omnibus HHS Policy bill. A delete-everything (DE) amendment will be posted Tuesday morning. The committee may walk through the DE amendment during this meeting but will not take any public testimony. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF1479 (Isaacson) - Medical assistance coverage provided for enhanced asthma care services.
HF2396 (Morgan) - Military members or their spouses or inactive military veteran professional licensing boards required to expedite issuance of license or certification, and report required.
HF2314 (Fabian) - Hospital construction moratorium exception provided.
HF2556 (Newton) - Veterans housing and long-term care; new residential facility moratorium exemptions provided, grants provided for veteran housing needs assessments, and money appropriated.
HF1992 (Dehn) - Home and community-based waiver housing program requirement exceptions established.
HF3059 (Norton) - Nonemergency medical transportation service provisions modified.
HF2797 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance personal need allowance increased for persons in facilities.
HF2977 (Franson) - Home care provider licensing and compliance monitoring changes made.
HF2402 (Liebling) - Omnibus health and human services policy bill.
Attachments:
(3/15/2014)
(3/15/2014)
(3/15/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)

Property and Local Tax Division

3/18/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Mark Up Committee Report
Bills Added:
HF3099 (Falk) - Real property definition modified.
HF3086 (Marquart) - Agricultural market value homestead property tax credit permanently increased, supplemental credit payments for taxes payable in 2014 provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Transportation Policy

3/18/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda
Bills Added:
HF1846 (Dorholt) - Driver's license residential address placement and change fee eliminated, computerized records system established, Internet access authorized, and system access requirements specified.
HF2152 (McNamar) - Traffic safety pretrial diversion program use by local units of government authorized.
HF2684 (Norton) - Graduated driver licensing governing requirements amended.
HF2858 (Hornstein) - Limousine regulation amended.
HF2835 (Masin) - Disability parking governing provisions modified.
HF2981 (Bernardy) - Transportation Department transportation alternatives expenditure governing requirements amended.
HF2708 (Anzelc) - Overweight permit same expiration date allowed as for the vehicle's plate registration date, and proportional fees provided.
HF2460 (Metsa) - Railroad yard lighting standards established.
HF2201 (Newton) - Motor carrier registration and identification governing provisions amended, and technical changes made.
HF1916 (Newton) - Special women veterans license plates authorized, and money appropriated.
HF3058 (McNamar) - Local units of government authorized to establish educational diversion programs for traffic offenses, uniform minimum standard development required, and data classified.
Attachments:
(3/16/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)
(3/18/2014)
(3/18/2014)

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/18/2014
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
NOTE: Agenda subject to change. Bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF2691 (Newton) - Early learning scholarship evaluation report due date established.
HF2115 (Clark) - Child care center eligibility governing provision temporarily suspended for child care assistance, child care professional development pilot project established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1106 (Allen) - Counties required to maintain information regarding reports alleging child maltreatment.
HF2921 (Mullery) - Success for All program established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/17/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/18/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2238 (Ward) - Crow Wing County; sale of tax-forfeited land that borders public water authorized.
HF2873 (Lenczewski) - Hennepin County; tax-forfeited land conveyance and private sale authorized.
HF2239 (Wills) - Dakota County; conveyance of tax-forfeited land bordering public waters authorized.
HF2301 (Erickson) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF2747 (Johnson) - Chisago County; sale of tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters sale authorized.
HF3009 (Leidiger) - Carver County; conveyance of tax-forfeited land that borders public water authorized.
HF2240 (Dill) - St. Louis County; tax-forfeited land sales authorized, procedure provided for sale of noncompliant tax-forfeited land on Minnesota Point in Duluth.
HF3060 (Lohmer) - Surplus state land conveyance authorized.
HF2867 (Persell) - Beltrami and Itasca Counties; tax-forfeited land sales authorized.
HF2959 (Anzelc) - Itasca County; private sale of tax-forfeited lands authorized.
HF2317 (Ward) - Brainerd permitted to purchase Brainerd Dam.
HF1711 (Kelly) - Goodhue County; private sale of state land required.
HF2715 (Dill) - Natural Resources Department; obsolete laws modified and repealed, regulatory efficiencies provided, and drainage inspector requirements modified.
HF2628 (Hansen) - Rest areas provided to be used as watercraft decontamination sites.
HF2311 (Hansen) - County commissioner prohibited from serving as drainage inspector.
HF2530 (Johnson) - Tax-forfeited land that borders public water conveyance authorized.

Ways and Means

3/17/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Budget Resolution HF1960 (Halverson) Voting equipment purchase with Help America Vote Act grants deadline extended. SF1952 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified. HF1926 (Hansen) Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, requirements modified for acquisition of real property with money from outdoor heritage fund, and money appropriated. Please check back to the committee website for updates on Budget Resolution.
Bills Added:
HF2655 (Huntley) - Human services commissioner grant program appropriations modified.
Attachments:
(3/14/2014)
(3/14/2014)
(3/14/2014)
(3/14/2014)
(3/17/2014)

Energy Policy

3/17/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Issues related to municipalization and community choice aggregation. *HF1450, HF 945, and HF2732 are informational and no vote will be taken. Action will be taken on HF2877. The Chair has waived the amendment deadline for HF2877.
Bills Added:
HF1450 (Dehn) - Public utility franchise agreement provided, and municipalities authorized to charge public utility fee.
HF945 (Hornstein) - Public Utilities Commission just compensation determination factor amended for a utility purchased by a municipality.
HF2732 (Garofalo) - Municipal energy goal costs allocated.
HF2877 (Falk) - Community energy choice aggregation program study required, and money appropriated.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
*Amendments are due to Committee Administrator Peter Strohmeier by 4 p.m. March 14.
Bills Added:
HF2719 (Anzelc) - Biorefinery using cellulosic feedstock environmental review requirements modified.
HF2911 (Davnie) - Solar energy systems exempted from property taxation, and solar energy production tax established.
HF2918 (Morgan) - Solar energy system residential use restrictions prohibited.
HF2834 (Hortman) - Omnibus energy bill.
HF2869 (Newberger) - Coal energy standard provided.
HF2828 (Quam) - Pipeline permitting efficiency goal established.
Attachments:
(3/14/2014)
(3/14/2014)
(3/14/2014)

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/17/2014
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added.
Bills Added:
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.
HF2785 (Dorholt) - Central fund feasibility study creation required to pay for costs of providing accommodations to state employees with disabilities.
HF2117 (Howe) - Veteran preference hearing related procedures modified.
HF2011 (Dettmer) - Veteran-owned small business certification modified for purposes of state procurement, and contract bid preference for veteran-owned small businesses required in situations involving capital investment projects.
Attachments:
(3/13/2014)
(3/14/2014)

Property and Local Tax Division

3/17/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HFXXXX (Faust) Homestead credit refunds and renter property tax refunds
Bills Added:
HF2911 (Davnie) - Solar energy systems exempted from property taxation, and solar energy production tax established.
HF2784 (Runbeck) - Anoka County; tax levy allowed for countywide public safety improvements and equipment projects.
HF2929 (Hansen) - Rent paid refund amount increased for rent paid in 2013 only, and money appropriated.
HF2975 (Lien) - Border city enterprise and development zone available incentives and funding modified.
HF3037 (Lien) - Property tax disparity reduction credit class rate reduced.
HF2242 (Loeffler) - Commercial-industrial property value first tier exempted from the state general levy.
Attachments:
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Education Policy

3/17/2014
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Agenda subject to change, bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF2681 (Selcer) - School district review and comment requirements modified.
HF3080 (Loeffler) - Probationary teacher continuing employment definition clarified.

Health and Human Services Policy

3/14/2014
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Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1477 (Clark) has been pulled from the agenda and HF2878 will be heard in its place. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2760 (Huntley) - Health care homes advisory committee established.
HF2916 (Liebling) - Human services operations and health care provisions modified, bond requirements modified for medical suppliers, reports and obsolete rules repealed, rulemaking authorized, commissioner required to seek federal authority to amend state Medicaid plan, and technical changes made.
HF2932 (Liebling) - Health and human services committees and task forces established and modified, and prescription monitoring program changed.
HF2882 (Johnson) - Neuroleptic medication administration to persons subject to civil commitment provisions modified, and pilot program established.
HF2241 (Savick) - Medical assistance asset availability requirements modified.
HF2944 (Norton) - Dental cone beam computerized tomography exemption provided from diagnostic imaging requirements.
HF2887 (Norton) - Medical assistance; dental services prior authorization use prohibited.
HF2282 (Norton) - Autism spectrum disorder statewide strategic plan implemented.
HF2878 (Clark) - Cancer surveillance system modified.
Attachments:
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Education Policy

3/14/2014
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
Order of bills heard will vary somewhat based on author availability. Department Presentation will be to the DEa14-0777
Bills Added:
HF1411 (Masin) - Retired teachers allowed to work as behind-the-wheel instructors.
HF2273 (Mullery) - Northside Achievement Zone grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2275 (Moran) - St. Paul Promise Neighborhood (SPPN) grant money appropriated.
HF2587 (Radinovich) - Information technology certifications provided through public-private partnership, and money appropriated.
HF2589 (Urdahl) - School year-long student teaching pilot program established, and money appropriated.
HF2672 (Norton) - Education Commissioner directed to prepare report for the legislature on K-12 students' experience with physical education.
HF2675 (Davnie) - Standard adult high school diploma requirements established.
HF2706 (Slocum) - Charter school provisions modified.
HF2775 (Brynaert) - Teacher evaluation programs aligned.
HF2872 (Mariani) - Education; single purpose authorizer definition clarified.
HF2935 (Faust) - Teacher background check requirements modified.
HF2942 (Slocum) - Dual academic credit provisions established and modified.
HF2271 (Erickson) - Teachers; performance-based pay system provided.
HF3074 (Mariani) - Teacher licensure provisions modified.
HF2397 (Mariani) - Omnibus education policy bill.
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Civil Law

3/14/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
The following bill will be heard on an informational basis after HF 2568 on the agenda. After it is re-referred to Civil Law next week, it will be formally acted upon: HF 2373 (Moran) Pay equity compliance certificates required as a condition for some state contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated
Bills Added:
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.
HF2694 (Lillie) - Real estate broker and salesperson regulation modified.
HF859 (Simon) - Landlords and tenants; victims of violence remedies established, and Housing Opportunity Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project established.
HF2295 (Johnson) - Judicial districts required to establish minimum standards as a condition to using GPS to monitor domestic abuse offenders, and victim and defendant location data protected.
HF2120 (Holberg) - Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
HF2795 (Holberg) - Driver's license and motor vehicle registration data bulk transfer standards modified, and collection and deposit of fees provided for requests for data in bulk form.
HF2553 (Lesch) - Government required to secure a search warrant for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, and law enforcement required to secure a search warrant in order to receive electronic device location information.
HF2552 (Lesch) - Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement regulated.
HF1994 (Johnson) - Law enforcement agencies prohibited from using unmanned aerial cameras to gather evidence on individuals without a warrant or imminent threat.
HF2288 (Atkins) - Law enforcement required to secure a court order in order to receive cell phone tracking data.
Attachments:
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Property and Local Tax Division

3/14/2014
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Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
Evaluation report of the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act, Office of the Legislative Auditor. Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2782 (Hansen) - Sustainable Forest Incentive Act repealed.
HF2689 (Simonson) - Local government aid appropriation increased.
HF2629 (Metsa) - Education finance; cooperatively authorized secondary programs encouraged and aid expanded, excise tax imposed on royalties, income and corporate franchise tax credit allowed, taconite production tax rate increased, distribution of production taxes modified, school bond payment security provided, Douglas J. Johnson economic protection trust fund uses authorized, trust account established to finance school facilities on the Iron Range, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2758 (Wagenius) - Agricultural property tax credit provided for property used for organic farming.

Government Operations

3/14/2014
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Meeting at 1:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2180 (Murphy) - School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
HF1961 (Halverson) - Ethics in government; board duties modified, and economic disclosure and conflicts of interest requirements expanded.
HF2937 (Freiberg) - Minnesota Historical Society technical changes made.
HF2569 (Sawatzky) - Educational opportunity for military children interstate compact adopted, and military-connected youth identifier required.
Attachments:
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Capital Investment

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Report from DNR on Minnesota’s School Trust Lands, Biennial Report, FY 12-13 Informational hearing: HF2334 (Persell) Department of Natural Resources funding provided for acquisition of school trust land, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Bills Added:
HF366 (Sundin) - Rushford and Mooselake; schools damaged by flooding replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Education Finance

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2209 (Newton) - School readiness program funding increased.
HF2264 (Halverson) - Early childhood family education programs revenue increased.
HF2734 (Lenczewski) - The Works Museum grant authorized, and money appropriated.
HF2629 (Metsa) - Education finance; cooperatively authorized secondary programs encouraged and aid expanded, excise tax imposed on royalties, income and corporate franchise tax credit allowed, taconite production tax rate increased, distribution of production taxes modified, school bond payment security provided, Douglas J. Johnson economic protection trust fund uses authorized, trust account established to finance school facilities on the Iron Range, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF2538 (Poppe) Farm-to-foodshelf program established, and money appropriated. Other bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF2640 (Erickson) - Native seed processing complex funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2658 (Mahoney) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
HF2198 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs and economic development bill.
HF2930 (Simonson) - Municipality seeking to construct and operate a new telephone exchange simple majority vote required.
Attachments:
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/13/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF1870 (Holberg) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF2755 (Paymar) - Corrections Department; outdated and redundant statutes amended and repealed.
HF1871 (Paymar) - Battered Women Advisory Council obsolete references 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.
Attachments:
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Transportation Finance

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda. MnDOT will provide a presentation on return on investment calculations for transportation construction projects.
Bills Added:
HF1796 (Erhardt) - Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.

Agriculture Policy

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2315 (Kahn) - Industrial hemp research authorized in accordance with federal law, rulemaking authorized, and report required.
HF2456 (Poppe) - Renewable chemical and advanced biofuel capital equipment loan program created, advanced biofuel and renewable chemical production incentive programs established, and money appropriated.

Elections

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Other bills will be added.
Bills Added:
HF367 (Simon) - Ranked-choice voting authorized; procedures for adoption, implementation, and use established.
HF1944 (Winkler) - Campaign practices; expressly advocating definition modified, and electioneering communications disclosure provided.
Attachments:
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Taxes

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1860, HF1985, HF2633 and HF2268 are being heard on an informational basis. Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1826 (Davnie) - Microdistillery tax credit provided.
HF1860 (Rosenthal) - Tax credits provided to encourage charitable contributions, Endow Minnesota program established, rulemaking authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1955 (Erhardt) - Individual income tax subtraction for contributions to a Minnesota college savings plan provided.
HF1963 (Anderson) - Research tax credit extended to sole proprietors.
HF1985 (Savick) - Volunteer first responder tax credit provided.
HF1998 (Gruenhagen) - Charity health care services value income tax deduction allowed.
HF2015 (Anderson) - Research credit modified to be refundable.
HF2633 (Norton) - Greater Minnesota angel investment credit established, and money appropriated.
HF2268 (Rosenthal) - Small business investment credit allowance extended.
HF2529 (Runbeck) - Minnesota education credit modified by adding additional allowances.
HF2856 (Lenczewski) - Income and corporate franchise small business investment tax credit qualification requirements modified, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Education Policy

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
The Dept. of Education will overview of the HF2397 DE A14-777 document.
Bills Added:
HF2004 (Norton) - Students' proficiency in languages in addition to English further recognized.
HF2397 (Mariani) - Omnibus education policy bill.
HF111 (Ward) - Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act priorities modified.
HF3062 (Mariani) - Native and English language development and academic needs of English learners from young children to adults recognized.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Overview of Governor's Supplemental Budget Proposal MN Dept. of Health; MN Dept. of Human Services Testimony on the supplemental budget will occur at 5 p.m. in the basement hearing room in the State Office Building on March 13. **To sign up to testify, please contact the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Attachments:
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/13/2014
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Please check back for updates. Agenda may change
Bills Added:
HF1970 (McNamar) - Energy efficiency grant financial match modified.
HF2262 (McNamar) - Building code inspection authority of local units of government regulated.
HF2268 (Rosenthal) - Small business investment credit allowance extended.
HF2633 (Norton) - Greater Minnesota angel investment credit established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Please check back for details. Agenda will change
Bills Added:
HF2650 (Norton) - Minnesota Centers for Independent Living grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2670 (Dehn) - Architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design professional license provisions modified.
HF1866 (Morgan) - Commerce Department advisory groups governing provisions 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.
Attachments:
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Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/13/2014
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
There will be a brief presentation from MDE on the status of the Early Learning Scholarships
Bills Added:
HF1880 (Winkler) - Early learning scholarships availability expanded.
HF2381 (Myhra) - Early learning scholarships clarified.
HF2558 (Mullery) - Early learning scholarship program funding increased, neighborhood achievement zone services extended, basic sliding fee child care assistance program fully funded, provider reimbursement rates modified, home visiting program expanded, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF1960 (Halverson) - Voting equipment purchase with Help America Vote Act grants deadline extended.
HF2091 (Winkler) - Private and public employee labor standards provided, minimum wage regulated, and state employee use of donated vacation leave regulated.
SF1952 (Lillie) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
HF2812 (Newton) - Veterans' Voices Month created and designated in October.

Taxes

3/12/2014
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Video Available:
House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1886 (Albright) - Federal estate and gift tax exemption amount conformity provided.
HF1909 (Drazkowski) - Gift tax and business-to-business taxes repealed, wheelage tax increase rescinded, conservation easement valuation reductions reinstated, school board authority to authorize referendum levies rescinded, student achievement levy repealed, and prior animal waste technician fee and licensing requirements reverted.
HF2014 (Anderson) - Tax provisions repealed, exemptions reinstated, and money appropriated.
HF2108 (Lenczewski) - Estate and gift taxes unified; base, rate, administrative, and procedural provisions modified; and penalties imposed.
HF2182 (Erhardt) - Gift tax repealed.
HF2297 (Loon) - Estate tax exemption linked to the federal exclusion amount, and gift tax repealed.
HF2464 (Selcer) - Estate and gift tax unified transfer tax system established; base, rate, administrative, and procedural provisions modified; and obsolete provisions repealed.
HF2596 (Torkelson) - Gift tax repealed.

Housing Finance and Policy

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Agenda has not been finalized. Please check back for details/updates.
Bills Added:
HF2203 (Halverson) - Homeless Youth Act activities funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1983 (Hansen) - Dakota County Development Agency low-income housing tax credit allocation threshold criteria modified.
HF2251 (Moran) - Eviction proceedings expungement and disclosure modified.
Attachments:
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Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF2141 (Rosenthal) - Probable cause arrests clarified for violations of protection, restraining, and no contact orders; and time limit modified for probable cause arrests for domestic abuse.
HF1335 (Rosenthal) - Collision requirements clarified, and terminology change made.
HF2385 (Lesch) - Expert review certification time limits adjusted because of recent amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure.
Attachments:
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Civil Law

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2138 (Holberg) - Databases maintained by a government entity required to track user access.
HF2405 (Ward) - Checking account numbers classified as nonpublic data.
HF2795 (Holberg) - Driver's license and motor vehicle registration data bulk transfer standards modified, and collection and deposit of fees provided for requests for data in bulk form.
HF2120 (Holberg) - Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
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:
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Government Operations

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2372 (Schoen) - Human Rights Department application for certificate of compliance scope changes made, and requirements for bids and proposals clarified.
HF2147 (Rosenthal) - Continued employer insurance contributions required for former Corrections Department employees.
HF2157 (Winkler) - Workplace bullying policy required for state government agencies.
HF2281 (Winkler) - Legislators' privilege from arrest clarified, and driving while impaired specified as a breach of the peace for purposes of the Minnesota Constitution.
HF2365 (Murphy) - Professional licensing boards required to expedite license processing for former and current members of the military, and report required.
HF2787 (Hornstein) - Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles purchase by state agencies barriers eliminated.
HF2785 (Dorholt) - Central fund feasibility study creation required to pay for costs of providing accommodations to state employees with disabilities.
HF2849 (Garofalo) - Electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle purchase by state barriers eliminated.
HF2392 (Hornstein) - State agencies; cleaner fuel-powered motor vehicles purchase barriers eliminated.
HF2391 (Hornstein) - State SmartFleet requirements modified.
HF2926 (Carlson) - Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
HF2621 (Freiberg) - Lifeguards at public beaches required to have minimum training.
HF1941 (Dehn) - Mortgage foreclosure mediation established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/12/2014
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF435 and HF2803 will be heard together and both bills will be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus HHS Policy bill. Additional bills may be added to the agenda. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2803 (Liebling) - Health profession license provisions changed.
HF1463 (Morgan) - Dental licensing provisions changed.
HF1850 (Fritz) - Chiropractors; scope of practice modified.
HF2428 (Halverson) - Podiatrist licensure changes made.
HF2164 (Ward) - Occupational therapist licensure changed.
HF2360 (Johnson) - Athletic trainer credentialing regulated.
HF1904 (Allen) - Healthcare interpreter spoken language services defined.
HF2779 (Schoen) - Licensed professional clinical counselors licensing provisions changed.
HF2581 (Hertaus) - Licensed dentists authorized to administer influenza vaccinations, and liability insurance coverage and insurance reimbursement provided.
HF1999 (Laine) - Certified doula definition modified.
HF435 (Schoen) - Advanced practice registered nurse clarified.
Attachments:
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Transportation Policy

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to agenda. Pending Referral: HF2265 (Laine) Secretary of state authorized to obtain data from the Public Safety Department, to share data, and money provided.
Bills Added:
HF2092 (Brynaert) - Special vehicle license plates; retired firefighter special plate and veteran special motorcycle plate for combat wounded veterans authorized, and technical changes provided.
HF2208 (Murphy) - Community destination sign program established.
HF2219 (Barrett) - Nicholas Patrick Spehar Memorial Highway designated.
HF1979 (Lillie) - Trunk Highway 36 marked segment designated as Officer Richard Crittenden, Sr., Memorial Highway.
HF2425 (Erickson) - Vehicle testing permitted uses modified.
HF1302 (Carlson) - Motor vehicle title transfer-on-death provided.
Attachments:
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Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Note: All bill relating to liquor issues will be held over for possible inclusion in the omnibus liquor bill.
Bills Added:
HF1984 (Sundin) - Public construction accountability and transparency enhanced, and responsible contractor definition and requirement established.
HF2482 (Atkins) - Lawful gambling fraud provided.
HF2444 (Lillie) - University of Minnesota alcohol service extended.
HF2710 (Hoppe) - Alcohol service; food service requirements removed, spirit service requirements changed, and on-sale use of infused beverages and cocktails allowed.
HF2577 (Atkins) - Liquor Act citation obsolete provision repealed.
HF2720 (Atkins) - Omnibus liquor bill.
HF2610 (Hoppe) - Malt liquor sampling regulations modified.
HF2880 (Clark) - Minneapolis Institute of Arts issuance of liquor licenses provided.
HF1931 (Halverson) - E-cigarettes, and nicotine and lobelia delivery products regulated.
HF2177 (Ward) - Tanning equipment limited to persons age 18 or older.
Attachments:
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Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/12/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2001 (Norton) - Family child care training and background study requirements modified, and safe sleep spaces for infants in child care requirements clarified.
HF2754 (Fischer) - Emancipation of minors provided.
HF2115 (Clark) - Child care center eligibility governing provision temporarily suspended for child care assistance, child care professional development pilot project established, report required, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/12/2014
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2733 (Dill) - Omnibus environment and natural resources policy bill.
HF2852 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish bill.
HF2804 (Hansen) - Native quail recovery plan required.
HF2412 (Hornstein) - Hybrid and narrow-leaved cattail general permit required for control.
Attachments:
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Property and Local Tax Division

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1905 (Masin) - Eagan; tax increment collection time period extended, and current local tax rate authorized to be used to compute tax increment, and five-year rule extended.
HF2013 (Isaacson) - Shoreview; tax increment collection period extended.
HF2450 (Mahoney) - St. Paul; authority to spend tax increments expanded.
HF2727 (Erhardt) - Edina; tax increment collection and spending authority extended.
HF2580 (Hertaus) - Mound Harbor Tax Increment Financing District five-year rule extended.
HF2632 (Marquart) - Detroit Lakes; time extended for approval of tax increment financing districts under a special law.
HF2886 (Atkins) - Eagan; tax increment financing district five year-rule extended.
HF2739 (Fabian) - Workforce housing use provided.

Education Policy

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 6:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2189 (Quam) - Teacher licensure provisions modified.
HF2871 (Yarusso) - Teacher licensure testing requirements clarified.

Agriculture Policy

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2178 (Barrett) - Farmers' market definition provided, and food product sampling and demonstration permitted.
HF2746 (Poppe) - Agriculture Department; obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws removed; and biodiesel fuel requirements modified.

Education Finance

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2256 (Dorholt) - Location equity revenue maximum amount authorized for any school district with more than 7,000 students.
HF2585 (Norton) - Location equity regional definition adjusted.
HF2544 (Benson) - Location equity revenue calculation clarified.
HF2547 (Radinovich) - Location equity revenue program eligibility expanded, and location equity revenue and referendum revenue calculation technical changes made.
HF2919 (Sawatzky) - School facility finance plan required to be included in fiscal year 2016-2017 budget recommendations, onetime school facilities improvement revenue provided, base established for the new facilities finance plan, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/12/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2736 (Erickson) - Broadband service mapping money appropriated.
HF2373 (Moran) - Equal pay certificate required as a condition for public contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2767 (Johnson) - Telecommunications antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, or obsolete laws eliminated; and conforming changes made.
Attachments:
(3/11/2014)
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
**Agenda subject to change; please visit committee website for updates** To testify, please contact the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2067 (Johnson) - Minnesota Security Hospital, St. Peter phase one renovation and construction project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1224 (Persell) - Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe ambulance service grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1831 (Fritz) - Medical assistance coverage modified to include consultations with licensed independent clinical social workers and licensed marriage and family therapists.
HF1295 (Fritz) - Nursing facility level of care modified to prevent seniors currently enrolled in the elderly waiver program from losing coverage.
Attachments:
(3/11/2014)
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2263 (Halverson) - Sexual assault victim notice of rights required to be given by hospitals.
HF2295 (Johnson) - Judicial districts required to establish minimum standards as a condition to using GPS to monitor domestic abuse offenders, and victim and defendant location data protected.
HF1851 (Kieffer) - Repeat criminal sexual conduct offenders penalties enhanced.
HF1126 (Winkler) - Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
HF2142 (Yarusso) - Domestic violence victim provided with notice of release of offender.
Attachments:
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Transportation Finance

3/12/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
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.
HF1480 (Dorholt) - Overweight vehicle annual permits established.
HF1796 (Erhardt) - Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Capital Investment

3/11/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Overview of bonding for Library Accessibility Grant Program, Department of Education Overview of bonding for Early Childhood Facilities, Department of Human Services Informational hearing: HF2638 (Melin) Early childhood learning and child protection facility construction and rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Presentation of Perham Area Public Library

Civil Law

3/11/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Note that the correct amendment to HF2090 is now posted. This amendment came in after the 24-hour deadline and the rule must be waived before the amendment is considered.
Bills Added:
HF2668 (Hilstrom) - Courts and elections; errors and omissions petitioners shall also serve the petition on all candidates for the office in which the error or omission is alleged, raised court seal and notarial act requirements eliminated, and application of fine payment to restitution before application to court fines permitted.
HF2188 (Hortman) - Spousal real estate ownership and mortgage redemption period clarifying and conforming changes made, and transfer on death deeds modified.
HF2190 (Rosenthal) - Business organization prefiling document review provided, and limited liability companies and business corporations regulated.
HF2090 (Hortman) - Indemnification agreements in design professional services contracts prohibited.
HF2545 (Liebling) - Health definitions modified and added; Pharmacy Board powers, duties, and business regulation licensing, and immunization participation requirements changed; compounding requirements clarified; legend drug purchase allowed by educational institutions; drug handling in preparation for emergency use allowed; drug manufacturers payment reporting clarified; and substances added to the controlled substances schedules.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)
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