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Capital Investment Finance Division

3/15/2007
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HF978 (Hortman) Independent School District No. 11, Anoka-Hennepin, authorized to purchase and restore native prairie and wetland adjacent to Riverview Elementary School; bonds issued; and money appropriated. HF1120 (Sailer) Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, maximum effort capital loan provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated. HF1690 (Clark) Minneapolis; East Phillips Cultural and Community Center improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF1563 (Cornish) Cooperative secondary facilities program eligibility expanded, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF891 (Nelson) Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park campus asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF132 (Mahoney) Minnesota Biomedical Sciences Research Facilities Authority and funding program established, University of Minnesota authorized to apply for funds, and bonds issued. HF348 (Haws) St. Cloud State University National Hockey Center improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Bills that are not heard during this meeting will be continued on the agenda for the March 16 meeting at 12:30pm in the Basement Hearing Room.

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

3/15/2007
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HF916 (Thissen) Child care centers and homes inspections and reports required HF1187 (Laine) Minnesota Learning Resource Center money appropriated HF580 (Dominguez) After-school enrichment program reinstated; grants provided to improve academic achievement, reduce crime, improve community involvement, and increase character development; and money appropriated HF1839 (Slawik) Child care provider standards study and reports required, and money appropriated HF779 (Bly) has been removed from the agenda
HF894 (Davnie) Head Start funding increased, and money appropriated HF796 (Murphy, E) Family, friend, and neighbor grant program established to promote children's early literacy, healthy development, and school readiness, and to foster community partnerships; and money appropriated HF1089 (Peterson, S) Child care quality improved and professional development of child care practitioners expanded, and money appropriated HF1325 (Peterson, S) High five kindergarten program authorized

K-12 Finance Division

3/15/2007
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HF983 (Ward) Career academies and workplace connection three-year pilot project established, and money appropriated. HF752 (Hornstein) Career and college counseling pilot program established for high school students, program evaluation and reporting provided, research consortium established, and money appropriated. HF1410 (Anzelc) Technical and vocational revenue program for collaborative high school and postsecondary vocational programs established. HF808 (Tillberry) Licensed student services personnel aid provided, and money appropriated. HF1699 (Peterson, S) Student counseling services in high-need public high schools grant program established, and money appropriated. HF1701 (Peterson, S) School counselors revenue established as a component of general education revenue. HF984 (Norton) Student ACT and SAT entrance test fees reimbursed, and money appropriated. HF1850 (Simon) Minnesota Urban Debate League programs grant provided, and money appropriated. HF196 (Greiling) Mental health provisions modified, inmate assessments required, children's mental health grants and training established, medical assistance covered services modified, Crisis Intervention Team State Council created, and money appropriated. HF1321 (Bunn) World languages provided as a required academic standard, and money appropriated. HF1424 (Paulsen) World language academic standards, proficiency, resources, and capacity development provided; and money appropriated. HF1792 (Garofalo) Successful schools aid provided for schools succeeding in reading and mathematics or prekindergarten through grade 2 schools, and money appropriated. HF1798 (Morrow) Kindergarten space needs additional lease levy authorized. HF1196 (Slawik) Prekindergarten children with disabilities special instruction provided. HF1423 (Anzelc) Independent School District No. 361, International Falls, authorized to purchase property with its building lease levy.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/15/2007
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HF1142 (Atkins) modifying the state grant program for post-secondary student financial aid HF675 (Rukavina) Governor's recommendations for higher education - focus will be on financial aid programs in Article 2 HF1508 (Moe) creating a textbook pricing and access act; establishing a pilot textbook rental program HF 1484 (Dittrich) requiring information and skills training in personal financial management HF626 (Nornes) establishing the academic competitiveness highlighting individual excellence and valuing education scholarship program

Public Safety Finance Division

3/15/2007
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HF1496 (Johnson) Appropriating money for a pilot project for Ramsey County's Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative HF1864 (Hilstrom) Appropriating grants to supervised parenting time service providers. HF1454 (Peterson, S.) Appropriating money to neighborhood youth organization. HF1761 (Lesch) Appropriating money for emergency preparedness coordinator *** bill added ***

State Government Finance Division

3/15/2007
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Minnesota Lottery, budget overview; Minnesota Racing Commission, change items; Minnesota Gambling Control Board, change items; State Board of Investment, agency overview and budget presentation; Legislative Commission on Pensions, overview. HF0147 (Johnson) Mississippi River Parkway Commission expiration date extended to 2012 HF0621 (Johnson) Mississippi River parkway Commission funding provided, and money appropriated HF1246 (Bigham) Kids Voting Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated SF0463 (Betzold)/HF0144 (Hortman) Notaries public fees increase

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

3/15/2007
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HF299 (Dill) Timber permit extension, cancellation, and terminations provided. HF602 (Dill) International Wolf Center renovations funding provided, and money appropriated. HF364 (Olin) Bovine tuberculosis disease transmission prevention funding provided, and money appropriated. HF328 (Hosch) Stearns County grant provided to purchase land for Kraemer Lake Park, and money appropriated. HF1126 (Eken) Red River mediation implementation funding provided, and money appropriated. HF733 (Lieder) Red River Valley flood protection farmstead ring levees construction funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1522 (Lillie) Gateway Trail tunnel funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1373 (Hansen) Roadsides for wildlife program funding provided and money appropriated.
Bills that were not heard during the earlier Environment & Natural Resources Finance Division hearing today are continued on the agenda for this meeting. HF1788 (Ward) Silvicultural research funding provided to improve the quality and quantity of timber fiber, and money appropriated. HF1903 (Sailer) Conservation officer position funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1045 (Dominguez) State lottery gross proceeds in lieu of sales tax distribution for metropolitan parks and open space clarified, and parks and open space commission member compensation modified. HF1035 (Solberg) Itasca County; tax-forfeited land assurance fee exemptions provided for certain exchanged land.—not in Env. Fin. yet HF278 (Hansen) Deer license surcharge imposed for deer management and reimbursing the cost of processing deer donated for charitable purposes, and money appropriated. HF631 (Anzelc) Natural resources department sales authority modified, forest resource assessment products and services account established, decorative boughs provisions modified, sustainable resources provision expiration removed, and money appropriated. HF1666 (Eken) Terrestrial and geologic carbon sequestration reports and studies required, and money appropriated. HF632 (McNamara) Vermillion Highlands Wildlife Management Area designated. HF325 (Demmer) Lake Zumbro restoration funding provided, and money appropriated. HF152 (Nornes) Senior citizen resident fishing license provided. HF516 (Cornish) Blue Earth County Rapidan Dam study provided, and money appropriated. HF299 (Dill) and HF602 (Dill) have been removed from the agenda

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/15/2007
HF305 (Huntley) Freedom to Breathe Act of 2007 adopted establishing public policy to protect employees and the public from hazards of secondhand smoke and prohibiting persons from smoking in specified areas. HF1807 (Huntley) Inpatient hospital services payment required on a fee-for-services basis for the general assistance medical care program. HF842 (Huntley) Child care, children and family, licensing, health care, continuing care, mental health, health insurance and Department of Health provisions modified. Public testimony on Articles 1,3,5,6,7,9 HF1811 (Huntley) Removed from the agenda.

Transportation Finance Division

3/15/2007
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Presentation of omnibus transportation finance bill HF311 (Hornstein) Cell phones; moving violation fines doubled when committed while operating mobile phone. HF1058 (Thissen) Automatic enforcement of official traffic-control devices authorized.

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

3/15/2007
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HF1155 (Madore) Statewide self-advocacy network project established relating to intellectual and developmental disabilities, money provided. HF1267 (Morgan) State employees technical and housekeeping changes provided. HF1670 (Morgan) Election procedures and terminology clarified, requirements and duties modified, and penalties imposed. HF790 (Moe) Minnesota Public Facilities Authority Act provisions modified, technical and housekeeping changes made, and Pollution Control Agency project priority rule modified. HF779 (Bly) Office of Indigenous Languages established HF524 (Peterson, N.) Campaign Finance disclosure requirements modified, independent expenditures by political party units limited, electiioneering communications regulated, and work group established HF729 (Emmer) Competitive bidding contracts prohibited with companies or entities that have certain criminal or civil judgments.

Health and Human Services

3/15/2007
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HF1577 (Lesch) Human Services licensing and policy provisions modified. HF1621 (Bunn) Environmental health tracking and biomonitoring program established. HF1444 (Bigham) Health risk limits established for perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorobutanoic acid. HF1622 (Clark) Lead-containing children's items sale prohibited, and paint retailers requirements established. HFXXXX (Bunn) creation of ahealth risk advisory committee, appropriating funds for PFBA study, appropriating funds for scientific panel to set PFBA standards HF1078 (Huntley) has been removed from the agenda HF501 (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda HF1402 (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda HF1403 (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda HF1404 (Thissen) has been removed from the agenda HF1885 (Huntley) has been removed from the agenda HF175 (Erickson) has been removed from the agenda
HF1276 (Thissen) Health Records Act adopted HF1169 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; changing child welfare provisions HF1285 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to Indian child welfare; modifying child placement provisions for Indian children HF1286 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to Indian child welfare; modifying a child maltreatment reporting provision HF601 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; establishing a crisis nursery grant program; appropriating money HF1290 (Slawick) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; establishing a child safety system and child safety fund; requiring reports; appropriating money HF1406 (Otremba) A bill for an act relating to child care; exempting preschool programs operated by schools from child care licensure HF795 (Walker) has been removed from the agenda FOR RE-REFERRAL ONLY: HF368 (Peterson) A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the statewide hospitality fee HF369 (Peterson) A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the statewide hospitality fee HF450 (Peterson) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; authorizing a planned closure rate adjustment for a nursing facility in Big Stone County HF586 (Bly) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; designating certain nursing facilities in Rice County as metro for purposes of determining reimbursement rates HF781 (Loeffler) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; authorizing the licensure of two intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility HF1583 (Nelson) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; authorizing the licensure of four intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility; establishing a transition period rate; establishing the payment rate for the new facilities

Public Safety and Civil Justice

3/15/2007
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HF272 (Haws) Clarifying that a statute ensuring the continuation of state licenses and certificates of registration for any trade, employment, occupation, or profession while soldiers and certain essential employees are engaged in active military service applies to licenses and certificates of registration requiring firearms safety and usage training; HF1130 (Nelson) Making it a crime to falsely report police misconduct to an attorney or other person whose responsibilities include investigating or reporting police misconduct; prescribing penalties; HF1396 (Madore) A bill for an act relating to guardians and conservators; changing certain requirements and procedures; SF302 (Foley) Phlebotomists blood sample from DWI offenders authorization; criminal vehicular operation law modification; HF1046 (Hornstein) Has been removed from the agenda. HF243 (Walker) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1737 (Atkins) Has been removed from the agenda. HF700 (Eastlund) Has been removed from the agenda.
HF34 (Kahn) Establishing state policy for stem cell research; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; HF611 (Anzelc) Protecting certain communication in the workplace between labor organizations and employees; prohibiting certain employer conduct; providing civil remedies; HF999 (Mahoney) Requiring consideration of a child's residence in a foreign country when deviating from the presumptive child support amount; HF1041 (Abeler) Establishing a controlled substances prescription electronic reporting system; HF1242 (Mullery) Requiring the Board of Public Defense to allocate and distribute funds based on weighted caseload; HF1342 (Smith) Defining qualified domestic-related offenses and crimes of violence; making technical changes; HF1500 (Smith) Making child support policy clarifications and improvements; HF1621 (Bunn) Establishing an environmental health tracking and biomonitoring program; appropriating money; HF1907 (Clark) Specifying additional facilities that must comply with state rules and federal regulations regarding hazardous substances. HF821 (Smith) Adjusting the monetary thresholds for certain property offenses; HF211 (Zellers) Prohibiting sale of information provided on a mortgage application. HF345 (Severson) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1281 (Erickson) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1046 (Hornstein) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1019 (Olin) Has been removed from the agenda.

Public Safety and Civil Justice

3/14/2007
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HF1595 (Swails) Statutory housing warranties; regulating recovery for breaches; HF1872 (Thissen) Regulating conflicts of interest for certain Hennepin Healthcare System personnel; HF1209 (Mullery) Regulating certain transactions with homeowners whose homes are in foreclosure; HF1121 (Morrow) Permitting use of 911 data to notify the public of an emergency; HF131 (Hilstrom) Restricting the use of Social Security numbers; HF1230 (Nelson) Modifying requirements for 911 emergency communication fees; HF1302 (Kalin) Modifying driver record provision; HF1393 (Hilstrom) Clarifying and updating law governing MINNCOR prison industries; adjusting the date for community corrections counties to submit expenditure and cost statements; HF1388 (Hilstrom) Authorizing the attorney general to represent guardians ad litem who are sued for acts committed in scope of employment; removing certain salary range language for state court administrator and district administrators; requiring county responsibility for persons civilly committed; reinstating certain bail forfeiture language inadvertently removed; authorizing the state court administrator to develop a uniform form for summons and writ of recovery of premises; modifying provisions of law to conform to current guardian ad litem responsibilities; permitting court administrators to collect restitution for six years; providing new judges expense payments; removing certain obsolete judicial provisions relating to reports. HF1628 (Lesch) Has been removed from the agenda. HF898 (Hilstrom) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1734 (Dominguez) Has been removed from the agenda. HF857 (Paymar) Has been removed from the agenda.

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

3/14/2007
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HF1819(Murphy, M.) Proctor sales taxes authorized. HF1820 (Lieder) Crookston sales and use tax authorized. HF1894 (Dill) Cook County local sales tax extension authorized. HF2059(Dill) Authorizing the city of Ely to impose a local sales and use tax. HF1814 (Emmer) Rockford sales and use tax authorized. HF1492 (Hornstein) Metropolitan Council discount bus passes authorized for charitable organizations. HF1597 (Hornstein) Southwest Transit Way included as a top priority Metropolitan Council item. HF1611 (Hornstein) Light rail transit planning, design, and construction provisions modified. HF1279 (Hornstein) Metropolitan transit police law enforcement agency jurisdiction clarified, and transit police included in distribution of forfeited items. HF1159 (Hornstein) Transportation Advisory Board membership modified, metropolitan area transportation evaluation provisions modified, and special transportation service clarified. (Informational Hearing) HF1945 (Tschumper) Counties authorized to own and operate electric power generation facilities. HF446 (Kahn) Outdoor light pollution restricted. HF1973 (Carlson) Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County library system merger enabled; and transfer of employees, property and assets to Hennepin County authorized. HF1309 (Hilstrom) Political subdivision defined relating to state auditor. HF269 (Howes) County office appointment and consolidation provided subject to notice, hearing, and reverse referendum. HF223 has been removed from the agenda. HF1254 has been removed from the agenda.

Licensing Subcommittee

3/14/2007
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HF57/SF26* (Thao) Board of Medical Practices' advisory councils expiration dates extended HF2035 (Abeler) Minnesota Board of Social Work Practice Act adopted HF2043 (Abeler) Professional clinical counselors licensing established, and mental health professionals definitions modified. HF2105 (Abeler) A bill for an act relating to health-related licensing; establishing licensure requirements for foreign trained professional counselors; adding professional counselors as a professional service HF218 (Walker) Health-related licensing boards complaint resolution provisions modified HF1724 (Walker) A bill for an act relating to health; providing for licensing of naturopathic doctors

Health and Human Services

3/14/2007
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Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

3/14/2007
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HF1051( Hilty) Indian Affairs Council membership and other provisions modified. HF1710 (Hilty) Private cemeteries clarified. HF1546 (Simon) Driver's license and identification card applicants automatic voter registration provided, and money appropriated. HF524 (Peterson, N.) Campaign finance disclosure requirements modified, independent expenditures by political party units limited, electioneering communications regulated, and work group established. HF729 (Emmer) Competitive bidding contracts prohibited with companies or entities that have certain criminal or civil judgments. (Billl added)

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

3/14/2007
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Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/14/2007
HF1405 (Thissen) Incidental nursing services coverage authorized under the elderly waiver, rate exceptions provided, and elderly waiver reimbursement rate limits increased. HF 320 (Anzelc) Public Employees Retirement Association nursing facilities cost reimbursement methods established, and money appropriated. HF721 (Fritz) Long-term care provider rates increased, new nursing facility case mix indices use required, MinnesotaCare employer-subsidized coverage exemption provided, and initiatives and study required. HF1408 (Howes) Programs for the all-inclusive care of the elderly (PACE) programs authorization modified.

Public Safety Finance Division

3/14/2007
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HF425 (Paymar) Authorizing emergency grants to victims of motor vehicle theft HF787 (Hosch) Providing for the purchase of portable radios and related equipment by local government units participating ins tatewide public safety radio communication systems. HF503 (Hilstrom) Making it a crime to use the internet to solicit children to engage in sexual contact. HF1464 (Hilstrom) Increasing 911 emergency telecommunications service fee; providing for completion of statewide public safety radio communication system. HF693 (Lesch) Authorizing payment of drivers' license reinstatement fee and surcharge in installment payments ***refer to Transportation Finance Division***

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

3/14/2007
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HF1131 (Moe) Capacity building grants funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1723 (Walker) AIDS prevention initiative focusing on African-born residents grants provided, and money appropriated. HF726 (Tschumper) Minnesota community action grants funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1684 (Madore) Redevelopment housing applicant preferences modified. Removed: HF1096 (Clark)

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/14/2007
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HF720 (Lanning) Workforce transition assistance pilot program funding provided. HF1535 (Poppe) Workforce Development Inc., employment and training services pilot project funding provided. HF58 (Mullery) Increased job training and wages for minorities initiative and report required. HF377 (Thao) Lifetrack Resources immigrant and refugee collaborative programs grant provided. HF1533 (Slocum) Hennepin-Carver Workforce Investment Board funding provided. HF1655 (Slocum) Opportunities industrialization centers funding provided. HF1711 (Hortman) Vinland Center for rehabilitation services funding provided. HF582 and HF 1358 have been removed from the Agenda

K-12 Finance Division

3/14/2007
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HF1717 (Welti) Transportation aid for flexible learning year programs authorized. HF1568 (Hornstein) Pupil transportation formulas modified for charter schools. HF1566 (Hornstein) Safe schools levy increased. HF1415 (Hortman) Hazardous pupil transportation services levy authorized. HF1561 (Faust) Early intervention adequate yearly progress grants established, formula allowance increased, and money appropriated. HF1174 (Dominguez) Minnesota reading corps program established, and money appropriated. HF1559 (Dittrich) Master teacher training in economics and personal finance provided, and money appropriated. HF1412 (Benson) Location equity index created, general education revenue formula modified, and specified school districts' revenue increased. HF1718 (Heidgerken) School district integration revenue modified. HF1702 (Faust) School finance system changes phased in, and school finance reform legislative task force created. HF234 (Benson) School district reserve fund requirements and reports eliminated, and school district primary elections required only after adoption of a resolution. HF236 (Greiling) School districts authorized to delay the implementation of special education tuition billing for an additional two years. HF1197 (Mariani) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided including general education, education excellence, special programs, technology, nutrition and accounting, libraries, early childhood education, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning.

Energy Finance and Policy Division

3/14/2007
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Added to the Agenda; continued - HF375 (Ruud) Global Warming Mitigation Act adopted. Removed from the agenda HF1350 (Eken) White Earth Band of Chippewa renewable energy feasibility grant provided, and money appropriated. Removed from the agenda HF1664 (Kalin) East central Minnesota renewable energy plant feasibility study grant authorized.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

3/14/2007
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HF279 (Haws) War Survivors Act educational benefits eligibility clarified and extended for surviving military spouses and children. HF451 (Jaros) Honor guard member reimbursement provided for National Guard funerals, and money appropriated. HF1140 (Faust) County and district agricultural societies funding provided, and money appropriated. HF100 (Demmer) Farm enhancement loan program established, and money appropriated. SF138 (Sviggum) Nursery stock plant hazards evaluation and report
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