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Audio/Video Archives - 2007-2008 Regular Session

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Minnesota Heritage Finance Division

3/20/2007
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HF756 (Doty) National Historic Places property sale restriction repealed. HF1660 (Jaros) St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center studies and planning activities funding provided. HF2050 (Kahn) Minnesota Humanities Commission funding provided. HF2068 (Jaros) Minnesota Film and TV Board funding provided. HF2099 (Morrow) Minnesota Historical Society grant-in-aid program provided for county and local historical societies. HF2123 (Murphy, E.) Concordia University Hmong Studies Center historical preservation grant provided.

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

3/20/2007
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HF1387 (Benson) Long-term homeless supportive services funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1980 (Swails) Point of use water treatment evaluation provided, and money appropriated. HF1407 (Clark) Environmental justice mapping federal funding application required. HF1842 (Clark) Cancer surveillance system expanded to include environmental toxicity data collection. Removed: HF2114 (Clark) Added: HF1980 (Swails)

Public Safety Finance Division

3/20/2007
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HF767 (Dominguez) Appropriating money for an offender reentry pilot project HF1823 (Paymar) Establishing a five year demonstration project designed to apply best practices; assembling core services currently provided separately, including housing, behavioral health, health care, employment, and community and family reengagement; appropriating money HF684 (Paymar) Appropriating money for reimbursement to counties for costs associated with housing short term offenders HF2133 (Olin) Appropriating money for state's share of costs of precommittment detention of persons under civil commitment law ***added to the agenda *** HF1778 (Mullery) Has been removed from the agenda HF492 (Haws) Has been removed from the agenda HF457 (Gardner) Has been removed from the agenda

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

3/20/2007
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HF577 (Hansen) Ditch buffer and drainage and inspection requirements modified, and money appropriated.

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/20/2007
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HF1361 (Fritz) Deaf and hard-of-hearing mentor program funding provided for families of infants and children that have a hearing loss, and money appropriated. HF1071 (Huntley) Hearing aid and instrument loan bank established for infants and children who are deaf or who have a hearing loss, and money appropriated. HF707 (Thao) Dental access for persons with disabilities study required. HF911 (Thissen) Self-directed personal supports option established, supplemental aid standard modified, and money appropriated. HF1297 (Huntley) Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities, community service providers, and nursing facilities rate increase provided. HF781 (Loeffler) Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility authorized, payment rate for new facilities established, and money appropriated. HF1583 (Nelson) Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities licensure authorized to replace one larger facility, transition period rate established, payment rate for new facilities provided, and money appropriated. HF972 (Huntley) Removed from the agenda.

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

3/20/2007
HF849 (Moe) Shoreland resorts development regulation provided. HF1663 (Moe) Wild rice; genetically-engineered organisms regulation provisions modified. HF593 (Juhnke) Public waters wetlands access restrictions modified. HFXXXX (Scalze) Watercraft license fees. Bills Added: HF1750 (Hansen) Critical Areas Act of 1973 modified, and money appropriated. HF1885 (Hansen) Invasive species emergency management provided, and money appropriated. HF1343 (Hansen) has been removed. HF1662 (Moe) has been removed.

K-12 Finance Division

3/20/2007
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HF810 (Swails) Gifted and talented licensure and continuing education requirements established for teachers and other staff and administrators. HF420 (Ward) Health and physical education course requirements provided, approved local school wellness policies posted on department website, grant program established, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated. HF2021 (Brynaert) Office of Educational Accountability funding provided through the University of Minnesota, measurement experts convened to consider how school performance report card data are most usefully displayed, and money appropriated. HF1487 (Peterson, A) Independent School District No. 891, Canby, border aid provided, and money appropriated. HF2018 (McFarlane) Educational Planning and Assessment (EPAS) program funding provided, and money appropriated. HF615 (Walker) Responsible family life and sexuality education programs provided, and money appropriated. 1081 (Kalin) Independent School District No. 138, North Branch, targeted all-day everyday kindergarten program established, and money appropriated.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/20/2007
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Discussion of electrician training programs offered in Minnesota HF1931 (Mariani) appropriating money for the Minnesota campus compact and its postsecondary service learning, access, and opportunity initiatives HF1383 (Moe) transferring the American Indian scholarship program; requiring an office to distribute the scholarships HF1925 (Severson) amending the state's share of the instructional services costs for state colleges and universities HF2053 (Mahoney) appropriating money for a summer youth program for deaf students Additional bills may be added

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

3/20/2007
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HF774 (Dill) Bois Forte Band of Chippewa renewable energy facility feasibility grant provided, and money appropriated. HF2051 (Beard) Biomass fuel supply depot located in Scott or LeSueur county grant provided, and money appropriated. HF1094 (Peterson) Cellulosic ethanol producer payment program established. HF402 (Hansen) Residential microbial pesticide applicator licensure study required. HF2077 (Magnus) NextGen Energy Board established, renewable energy technology funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1901 (Faust) World War II veterans memorial dedication activities funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1771 (Haws) Military affairs and veterans affairs funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1759 (Olin) and HF1936 (Wardlow) have been removed from the agenda

Capital Investment Finance Division

3/20/2007
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Mark-up of omnibus capital investment finance bill
Continuation of mark-up of omnibus capital investment finance bill (if necessary)

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

3/20/2007
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HF1056 (Slawik) Early Childhood Learning Finance Omnibus bill Action will not be taken on the bill. This will be presentation, discussion, questions and public testimony. If anyone is interested in providing public testimony, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sara Benzkofer at 651.296.4305 or sara.benzkofer@house.mn

Biosciences and Emerging Technology

3/20/2007
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Presentation by Sandia National Laboratories: Strategy Development Tools for Solving Complex Public Policy Questions

Commerce and Labor

3/20/2007
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HF0635 (Masin) Minnesota Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act adopted. HF0541 (Hilstrom) Identity theft crime definition expanded to include posing as another person for purposes of harassing or defaming. HF1665 (Gardner) Consumer reports security freezes regulated, and fees provided. HF1824 (Faust) Amusement ride regulation provisions modified. HF1704 (Tillberry) Mandatory air bag replacement required for all motor vehicle collision repairs. HF1515 (Davnie) Credit counseling and debt management services businesses regulated, and money appropriated. HF1758 (Davnie) Financial institution access cards regulated, and security breach liability established. HF1004 (Davnie) Predatory mortgage lending practices prohibited. HF0931 (Mullery) Predatory mortgage lending practices prohibited, and civil and criminal penalties imposed. HF1748 (Atkins) Residential mortgage lending licensing and education requirements modified, examination powers provided, and criminal penalty prescribed. HF1053 (Olin) Theft of a computer that contains identity information about the owner or any other person felony penalty imposed. HF1790 (Knuth) Commerce department license technology fees provided and account established, and money appropriated. HF0993 (Norton) Radon control federal building codes adopted. HF1669 (Rukavina) Amusement games permits, penalties, and inspection provided. HF0456 (Rukavina) Minimum wage increased and indexed, training wage eliminated, and new employee notice required. HF1958 (Atkins) Omnibus liquor bill. Copies of this bill will be made available to the public at 8am on March 20 outside Room 578. HF1691 (Anzelc) Omnibus gaming bill. Amendments to this bill will be made available to the public at 8am on March 20 outside Room 578.

Environment and Natural Resources

3/20/2007
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HF1416 (Ward) Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Citizens Advisory Council established, state park permit exemption provided, and money appropriated HF1483 (Winkler) Regional water quality protection and restoration provided, and money appropriated HF1280 (Hortman) Diesel truck idling reduction device grants provided, and money appropriated **ADDED**HF 2144 (Gardner) Ombudsman for water pollution education and assistance position created in the Pollution Control Agency HF76 (Shimanski) Crow River South Fork canoe route designated HF422 (Seifert) Redwood River designated as a canoe and boating route HF520 (Seifert) Minnesota River Trail loop extension provided HF1540 (Wagenius) Endocrine disruptors in waters of the state report required HF1913 (Wagenius) Natural resources terms defined relating to native prairie restoration HF1421 (Wagenius) Natural Resources Department easement acquisition requirements established Game, Fish & Forestry Division Reports: HF1417 (Juhnke) Kandiyohi County; Green Lake Eurasian water milfoil pilot project established HF1235 (Berns) Zebra mussel control pilot program established, and money appropriated HF1236 (Berns) Zebra mussel control pilot program established, and money appropriated

E-12 Education

3/20/2007
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HF1800 (Dettmer) Staff development goals and expenditures clarified relating to education. HF1091 (Peterson, S) Supplemental education service providers approval rules modified. SF646/HF504 (Hilstrom) Bullying and intimidation policies in schools required to address electronic and Internet activity. HF748 (Hosch) Naturopathic physician-prescribed medicines authorized to be administered in schools. HF481 (Hosch) School districts authorized to grant required course credits to students who satisfactorily complete science, math, or arts courses as part of career and technical education programs. HF1642 (Peterson, A.) has been removed from the agenda. HF1800 (Dettmer) has been added to the agenda.

Property Tax Relief and Local Sales Tax Division

3/20/2007
HF2142 (Marquart) Citizens Property Tax Relief Omnibus Bill. Property tax class rates modified, rural woodlands classification provided, seasonal recreational property tax deferral program established, market value exclusions provided, monthly payments authorized, and money appropriated HF1819 (M. Murphy) Proctor sales taxes authorized. HF1820 (Lieder) Crookston sales and use tax authorized. HF1894 (Dill) Cook County local sales tax extension authorized. HF2059 (Dill) Ely local sales and use tax authorized HF536 (Loeffler) Energy efficient new commercial property assessed market value reduction provided. HF2231 (Brown) Local government aid for towns ** added to agenda ** HF2242 (Marquart) Reducing the class rate on certain seasonal restaurant property ** added to agenda **

Taxes

3/20/2007
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HF107 (Erhardt) Wagering losses treatment modified under the alternative minimum tax. HF2076(Brod) Alternative minimum tax repealed HF187 (Brod) Estate tax federal exemption amount conformity provided. HF946 (Lieder) Transportation finance omnibus bill (pending Finance approval)

Taxes

3/19/2007
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Department of Revenue presentation of Tax Incidence Study HF1367 (Liebling) Alternative minimum tax exemption phaseout threshold inflation adjustment provided. HF1511 (Simon) Alternative minimum tax exemption amount increased HF107 (Erhardt) Wagering losses treatment modified under the alternative minimum tax. HF2076(Brod) Alternative minimum tax repealed HF187 (Brod) Estate tax federal exemption amount conformity provided. HF2235 (Juhnke) Estate tax exclusion for certain farm and small business properties HF1212 (Mullery) Gift tax imposed and coordinated with the estate tax. HF1271 (Mullery) Gift taxation provided for gifts made within three years of death.

Finance

3/19/2007
HF274 (Juhnke) Rural Finance Authority agricultural loan funding provided. HF946 (Lieder) Transportation finance omnibus bill

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

3/19/2007
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HF1417 (Juhnke) Kandiyohi County; Green Lake Eurasian water milfoil pilot project established HF1235 (Berns) Zebra mussel control pilot program established, and money appropriated HF1236 (Berns) Zebra mussel control pilot program established, and money appropriated HF2075 (Cornish) Night vision goggles prohibited while hunting

Environment and Natural Resources

3/19/2007
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HF1520 (Dill) Phosphorus reduction requirements on wastewater treatment facilities modified based on need HF1885 (Hansen) Invasive species emergency management provided, and money appropriated HF1750 (Hansen) Critical Areas Act of 1973 modified, and money appropriated Game, Fish & Forestry Division Report: HF1021 (Dill) Lake Superior commercial fishing provisions modified **Bills not heard will be moved to the evening calendar**
HF0896 (Doty) All-terrain vehicle account purposes modified, and gasoline usage attributable to all-terrain vehicle operation amount modified HF419 (Sailer) Off-highway vehicle damage account modified HF1507 (Olin) State trails acquisition authority and recreational vehicle requirements modified, off-highway vehicle safety and conservation program established, off-trail snowmobile use provided in certain state forests, and state trails modified HF1127 (Moe) Four-by-four truck trail development restricted HF1431 (Moe) Board of Water and Soil Resources membership modified **ADDED**HF2120 (Hornstein) Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport flight path air quality study provided, and money appropriated

Labor and Consumer Protection Division

3/19/2007
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HF1209 (Mullery) Homeowners transactions regulated when homes are in foreclosure. HF1758 (Davnie) Financial institution access cards regulated, and security breach liability established. HF1224 (Hornstein) Unions; state funds use prohibited for encouraging or discouraging union organizing. HF1554 (Atkins) Payroll cards regulated. HF1053 (Olin) Theft of a computer that contains identity information about the owner or any other person felony penalty imposed. HF0287 (Holberg) Employers required to give notice of employee rights relating to personnel record review and access. HF1753 (Knuth) has been removed from the agenda.

Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division

3/19/2007
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Public opportunity to address education funding as reflected in the House Budget Resolution for Early Childhood Learning, K-12 Education, and Higher Education and Workforce Development. Members of the public interested in giving testimony may contact Committee Administrator Christina Gosack at 651-296-5524 or christina.gosack@house.mn

Capital Investment Finance Division

3/19/2007
Presentation of omnibus capital investment finance bill

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/19/2007
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HF1149 (Morrow) appropriating money for the Rural Policy and Development Center fund HF1150 (Morrow) appropriating money for the Rural Policy and Development Center HF1471 (Morrow) adding a representative of private colleges to the Minnesota Agriculture Education Leadership Council HF1773 (Nelson) establishing grants for construction management education HF1497 (Johnson) appropriating money for workforce development for adjudicated youth reentering the community and at-risk youth HF1654 (Peterson, A.) requiring a study of higher education training needs in the renewable energy economy HF1755 (Poppe) authorizing collaborative Minnesota State Colleges and Universities community-based energy development pilot projects HF1689 (Hortman) money for industry sector training initiatives HF1929 (Mahoney) appropriating money for a research and training facility at St. Paul College HF2127 (Clark) appropriating money for the Metropolitan Economic Development Association HF1457 (Rukavina) increasing the size of the MnSCU Board of Trustees and changing appointments to the board
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