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Audio/Video Archives - 2015-2016 Regular Session

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Higher Education Policy and Finance

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF1150 (Urdahl) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; process for determining whether a student requires remedial education regulated.
HF982 (Urdahl) - Public postsecondary institutions directed to give full credit to students for completed Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) courses, and report required.
HF647 (McDonald) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees required to establish supplemental academic instruction, and money appropriated.
HF1517 (Norton) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and the University of Minnesota college degree completion plan required, and reports required.
Attachments:
H0982A1.pdf (3/10/2015)

Aging and Long-Term Care Policy

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
**BILL ADDED/AGENDA UPDATED** If you would like to testify, please contact the Committee Legislative Assistant ,Nick Lunneborg, at Nick.Lunneborg@house.mn Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF420 (O'Neill) - Science, technology, engineering, and math employees and long-term care employees tax credit provided.
HF562 (O'Neill) - Wright County; nursing facility operating payment rates modified.
HF1152 (Daniels) - Home care employee work group established to review and make recommendations on vaccinating and screening home care employees, and money appropriated.
HF954 (Schomacker) - Long-term care insurance partnership policy minimum permitted inflation protection reduced, and permission of inflation protection continued.
HF805 (Youakim) - Silver Alert system working group established to study and make recommendations on establishing a Silver Alert System, and report required.
HF1056 (Norton) - Local law enforcement agency grant program established to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate lost or wandering persons who are mentally impaired, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
HF1615 (Christensen) - Local law enforcement agency grant program established to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate senior citizens who are mentally impaired, working group established to study and make recommendations on establishing a Silver Alert system, and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Agriculture Policy

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF879 (Anderson) - Agricultural educator grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF910 (Newberger) - Prepared food direct sale licensing exclusions modified.
HF1377 (Pierson) - Second Harvest Heartland grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF167 (Nornes) - Agricultural drain tiles exempted from sales tax.
HF577 (Hansen) - Internet sales of restricted use pesticides restricted.
HF1051 (Poppe) - Agriculture related program funding provided for grants, scholarships, and courses; agricultural growth, research, and innovation programs extended; and money appropriated.
HF1554 (Anderson) - Omnibus agriculture policy bill.
Attachments:
A15-0163.pdf (3/10/2015)
H1051A1.pdf (3/10/2015)
H1554A1.pdf (3/10/2015)

Civil Law and Data Practices

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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Meeting at 6:15 PM
Agenda:
We will hear HF 953 at a later date.
Bills Added:
HF307 (Fabian) - Proof of insurance in electronic format provided.
HF1472 (O'Driscoll) - Foreclosure sale provisions clarified.
HF744 (Gunther) - Accountancy examinations and peer review standards modified, and rulemaking authorized.
SF337 (Pinto) - Directory information definition changed to conform with federal law.
SF337 (Pinto) - Directory information definition changed to conform with federal law.
SF337 (Pinto) - Directory information definition changed to conform with federal law.
HF424 (Pinto) - Directory information definition changed to conform with federal law.
Attachments:

Education Finance

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
Minnesota School Boards Association & Minnesota School Administrators Technology Presentation Bills Listed for information hearing.
Bills Added:
HF838 (Christensen) - Telecommunication access equity funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF854 (Christensen) - School district operating capital revenue increased.
HF856 (Christensen) - Special technology revenue established; revenue authority provided to school districts, charter schools, intermediate districts, and other cooperative units.
HF718 (Loon) - General education revenue technical corrections provided, and obsolete language eliminated.

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF5 (Mack) - MNsure; commerce commissioner required to seek federal approval, salary limit imposed, health plan approval rates specified, notification of enrollment information required, individual coverage option provided, product lines prohibited, small business health care tax credit expansion proposal required, MNsure organizational changes made, background checks required, and exemptions removed.
HF294 (Loonan) - Health plan contracts and stop loss coverage regulated.
HF1290 (Loonan) - Insurance fraud prevention account funding provided, and annual money transfer from the automobile theft prevention program to the general fund ended.
HF1127 (Loon) - Savings promotion raffles provided.
Attachments:

Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
If the agenda cannot be completed during the normal committee hearing time the remaining bills will be heard on 3/12/15.
Bills Added:
HF1326 (McNamara) - Public entity purchasing requirements modified, solid waste provisions modified, subsurface sewage treatment systems provisions modified, compensable losses due to harmful substances modified, grant eligibility modified, and rulemaking required.
HF1494 (Howe) - Groundwater appropriation permit requirements modified.
HF668 (Newberger) - State disposal facility permit issuance required to obtain local approval.
HF824 (Green) - Public water work permit requirement exception provided for road projects.
Attachments:
A15-0029.pdf (3/10/2015)
H1494A1.pdf (3/10/2015)
H0824A1.pdf (3/10/2015)
H1326A5_1.pdf (3/10/2015)

Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
The Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy Committee will consider HF1429 in light of the recommendations of the Lands Subcommittee during the afternoon session of the meeting (2:45-4:30pm). During the evening session starting at 6:15pm, the Committee will consider HF1406 (Hackbarth) (Game and Fish Bill) and HF1070 (McNamara).
Bills Added:
HF1429 (Dill) - Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Crow Wing, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Hubbard, Lake, Martin, Pine, St. Louis, Todd, Washington, and Winona Counties; public and private sales and conveyances of state lands provided, and prior sale authority modified.
HF1186 (Lueck) - Mining companies exempted from electrical licensing.
HF1329 (McNamara) - Invasive species provisions, state parks and trails provisions, fire training requirements, auxiliary forest provisions, forest bough account, and recreational vehicle provisions modified; review of grant-in-aid applications provided; and water use permit authority modified.
HF1406 (Hackbarth) - Life jacket requirements modified; wake surfing regulated; compliance with federal law provided; wild animal taking, possessing, and transporting provisions modified; criminal penalties provided; and rulemaking and reports required.
HF1070 (McNamara) - Body-gripping trap use restricted near public roads and trails.
Attachments:
H1070-A1.pdf (3/11/2015)
H1429-DE2.pdf (3/11/2015)
Amendment to the DE.pdf (3/11/2015)
H1329-DE1.pdf (3/11/2015)
H1406-DE2.pdf (3/11/2015)

Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF873 (Sundin) - Carlton County; tax levy for recreation purposes authorized.
HF1299 (Masin) - Eagan; tax increment financing modified.
HF1362 (Anzelc) - Town audit requirements modified.
HF1123 (Davids) - Interfund loan requirements clarified, and technical corrections provided.
HF609 (Pinto) - St. Paul; special tax increment financing authority provided.

State Government Finance

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Continued Presentation of the Governor's Budget Proposal: MN.IT Services

Transportation Policy and Finance

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
Note: HF1167 will be rescheduled for a later date
Bills Added:
HF293 (Sanders) - Golf license plate contribution collection by public safety commissioner start date modified.
HF533 (Nash) - Start Seeing Motorcycles special license plates established, and money appropriated.
HF610 (Davnie) - Towed recreational vehicles provided three-year registration cycle.
HF901 (Hancock) - Lake of the Woods County; weather transmitter funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1159 (Nash) - Aerodynamic device exclusion for motor vehicle length limits provided.
HF1160 (Sanders) - Motor vehicle inspection report governing regulations amended.
HF1350 (Norton) - Nonemergency medical transportation providers regulated, and nonemergency medical transportation service payment rates modified.
Attachments:

State Government Finance

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Continued presentation of the Governor's Budget: Office of Administrative Hearings Chief Judge Tammy L Pust
Bills Added:
HF794 (O'Driscoll) - Land surveying statutory sections streamlined and simplified, and technical and conforming changes made.
HF385 (Hortman) - Business conversion provisions modified.
Attachments:
A15-0113.pdf (3/6/2015)

Taxes

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF245 (Urdahl) - K-12 teachers who complete master's degree in a content area directly related to their licensure field allowed tax credit, and money appropriated.
HF359 (Runbeck) - Reading tax credit modified.
HF72 (Anderson) - Education expense credit and deduction provided to apply to expenditures for prekindergarten expenses.
HF667 (Anderson) - K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout for the credit increased, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.
HF798 (Knoblach) - K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified; credit extended to tuition; subtraction and credit amounts increased; income phaseout for the credit increased; and credit, subtraction amount, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Report from the Legislative Advisory Committee on the Care of Pregnant Incarcerated Women.
Bills Added:
HF1432 (Green) - Bureau of Criminal Apprehension required to do background checks at the request of Indian tribes.
HF1247 (Laine) - Needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth addressed, and report on use of restraints required.
HF742 (O'Neill) - Campus sexual harassment and sexual violence; various provisions modified relating to campus sexual assault policies, good faith reporting, postsecondary institution and law enforcement coordination, online reporting systems, data access, data classifications, security officer and administrator training, and student health services.
HF1180 (O'Neill) - Trial courts funding provided for expansion of specialty courts, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
H1247A1.pdf (3/6/2015)
H1247A2.pdf (3/9/2015)
H0742DE5.pdf (3/9/2015)
A15-0147.pdf (3/9/2015)

Rules and Legislative Administration

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes IV. Calendar for the Day: March 12, 2015 V. Adjournment

Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1489 (Hancock) - Wetland Conservation Act modified.
HF1490 (Rarick) - Comprehensive watershed management provided.
HF1534 (Torkelson) - Riparian buffers provided.

Education Innovation Policy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills may be added. Bills may be taken up in any order. HF1075 has already been heard. The committee will only be acting on the bill.
Bills Added:
HF1075 (Erickson) - Language excluding retired principals who serve as a substitute principal removed from continuing education requirements.
HF1392 (Bennett) - Student assessment provisions modified, and number of required state tests reduced.
HF645 (Kiel) - Minnesota teaching license issuance to out-of-state applicants requirements clarified.
HF475 (Quam) - Sponsored agriculture education community experts allowed.
HF1220 (Kresha) - Early learning scholarship parameters clarified, and money appropriated.
HF1384 (Erickson) - Charter school statutes recodified, technical corrections made, and obsolete and duplicative provisions removed.
HF1485 (Erickson) - Charter schools allowed to give enrollment preference to children who are eligible for a free or reduced-price lunch.
Attachments:
H1485A2-1.pdf (3/9/2015)

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF864 (Sanders) - Insurance fraud administrative penalty established, persons convicted of insurance fraud prohibited from enforcing contracts for no-fault benefits, and crime established for accident victim solicitation.
HF539 (Theis) - Building codes prohibited from being adopted more frequently than once every five years, and public notice of adopted rules provided.
HF1026 (Erickson) - Mille Lacs County; municipal enforcement requirements of State Building Code modified.
HF962 (Franson) - Microdistillery bottle sales allowed.
HF1014 (Dill) - Brewer limited credit extension allowed.
HF1466 (Loonan) - Microdistilleries authorized to make off-sales and self-distribute, and microdistilleries authorized to obtain temporary licenses for social events.
HF1509 (Nash) - Microdistilleries allowed to sell bottles at off-sale.
HF1502 (Schultz) - Duluth; intoxicating liquor license authorized for a golf course.
Attachments:

Education Finance

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF718 (Loon) - General education revenue technical corrections provided, and obsolete language eliminated.
HF719 (Loon) - General education basic formula allowance clarified.
HF858 (Pierson) - Collaborative urban educator grants authorized for recruitment and training programs, and money appropriated.
HF1209 (Barrett) - Suicide prevention training required, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1391 (Urdahl) - College Possible funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF643 (Fenton) - Principals' Leadership Academy provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Civil Law and Data Practices

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF518 (Scott) - Parenting time rebuttable presumption clarified, remedies following denial of court-ordered parenting time or other agreements modified, post-decree modification of maintenance allowed, disclosure of income information required, and alternate effective date for modification of child support allowed.
HF497 (Scott) - Child support obligors in arrears withholding requirements modified.
HF155 (Scott) - Automated license plate readers related data classified, log of use required, and destruction of data required.
HF222 (Cornish) - Automated license plate reader data classified and governing policy required, log of use required, data required to be destroyed, and report required.
Attachments:
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Presentation by the Office of the Legislative Auditor on MNsure Governance and Data Privacy. Jim Nobles Joel Alter Please see the link for the report: http://www.auditor.leg.state.mn.us/ped/2015/mnsure.htm
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
We will hear HF 1068 at a later date.
Bills Added:
HF654 (Zerwas) - Victims of violence address protection clarified in legal proceedings.
HF1524 (Zerwas) - Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.
HF717 (Johnson) - Data collected by an event data recorder standards of use established, and penalties provided.
Attachments:
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