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Audio/Video Archives - 2007-2008 Regular Session

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Public Safety and Civil Justice

3/13/2007
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HF1569 (Olin) Requiring credit be given to driver's license offenses committed in Canada; HF1506 (Olin) Authorizing an innocent party's name associated with a criminal history to be redacted under certain circumstances; HF1225 (Olin) Modifying the limitation on actions for damages based on services or construction to improve real property for certain actions; HF1278 (Olin) Providing for homestead property; HF767 (Dominguez) Appropriating money for an offender reentry pilot project; HF1043 (Simon) Requiring predatory offenders to register electronic mail addresses and related information to law enforcement; HF1063 (Simon) Adopting the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act. HF1441 (Simon) Limited purpose companies; making nonsubstantive term changes. HF1396 (Madore) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1146 (Murphy, M) Has been removed from the agenda.
HF1823 (Paymar) Establishing a five-year demonstration project designed to apply best practices to improve and promote the recovery and success of high-risk adults who frequently use costly public services such as emergency rooms, treatment programs, jails, prisons, and detoxification facilities; combining an innovative management and governance structure; assembling core services currently provided separately, including housing, behavioral health, health care, employment, and community and family reengagement; appropriating money; HF895 (Eken) Authorizing withdrawal by a county from a regional jail system; HF1360 (Simon) Relating to data practices; clarifying duties and classifications; making technical changes; HF1173 (Hornstein) Classifying certain labor relations data related to the Metropolitan Council as nonpublic data; HF904 (Dill) Modifying land acquisition requirements; modifying land owners' bill of rights; modifying recordation requirements for mineral interests; adding to and deleting from state parks; authorizing public and private sales and conveyances of certain state lands. HF772 (Paymar) Has been removed from the agenda. HF906 (Thissen) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1171 (Davnie) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1726 (Thissen) Has been removed from the agenda.

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

3/12/2007
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HF849 (Moe) Shoreland resorts development regulation provided. HF756( Doty) National Historic Places property sale restriction repealed. HF1105 (Laine) Charter commission expense limitations increased for certain cities. HF1193 (Sailer) Beltrami County; Office of County Recorder appointment process provided. HF1337 (Davnie) Minneapolis street and street lighting construction funding authorized. HF1327 (Marquart) Lake improvement districts requirements modified. HF1160 (Hilstrom) Local governments and school districts postemployment benefits trusts authorized, and money appropriated. HF1005 (Lenczewski) Municipal postemployment benefits for retired officers and employees authorized. HF868 (Buesgens) Trust funds for postemployment benefits authorized for political subdivisions. HF531 (Beard) Scott County library board provided as an advisory to the county board. HF1432 has been removed from the agenda HF1254 has been removed from the agenda

Licensing Subcommittee

3/12/2007
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HF1189 (Thissen) modifying licensing provisions for physical therapists HF2027 (Norton) Board of Physical Therapists licensing bill HF1705 (Thao) Board of Pharmacy licensing provisions modified HFXXXX (Abeler) provisional licenses for esl and foreign born social workers HFXXXX (Abeler) temporary licenses for social workers graduated from non-accredited programs HFXXXX (Abeler) removed from the agenda HF210 (Thao) has been removed from the agenda HF218 (Walker) has been removed from the agenda

Minnesota Heritage Finance Division

3/12/2007
Informational overview from public television HF1181 (Kahn) A bill for an act relating to communications; appropriating money for grants to noncommercial television. Informational overview for public radio HF1154 (Olin) A bill for an act relating to public radio; appropriating money for Minnesota Public Radio, Inc., and for public educational radio stations. Informational interview for AMPERS Explore Minnesota HF1344 (Kranz) A bill for an act relating to state government finance; appropriating money for the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

3/12/2007
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HF231 (Moe) Greater Minnesota Business Development Investment Fund established. HF281 (Moe) Local governmental planning assistance provided, regional development commissions required to submit annual work programs. HF1149 (Morrow) Rural Policy and Development Center fund grant provided. HF1150 (Morrow) Rural Policy and Development Center funding provided. HF1374 (Anzelc) Northeast Entrepreneur Fund technical assistance and business training funding provided HF826 (Mariani) Motor vehicle manufacturing plant and facilities required to be maintained for a period of time after closure. HF657 (Simon) Employment and Economic Development Department technical and housekeeping changes provided, and contamination cleanup grant provisions modified. HF1199 (Rukavina) State involvement in trade policies provided, and report required. HF226 (Rukavina) Minnesota minerals 21st century fund unallotment restored. HF337 (Mahoney) Small business growth acceleration program established. HF1355 (Clark) WomenVenture grant provided for women's business development program. HF1485 (Clark) Minority enterprise retention funding provided. HF1504 (Clark) Minnesota investment fund scope amended to promote environmentally safe production and products. HF822 (Clark) Neighborhood revitalization program expiration date extended. HF1107, HF1149 and HF1150 have been removed from the agenda.

Disparities in Student Support and Service Subcommittee

3/12/2007
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HF1082 (Loeffler) Four-year-old kindergarten programs funding increased. HF396 (Dominguez) School district extended time revenue increased. HF1086 (Davnie) Four-year-old students made eligible for extended time programs. HF1426 (Davnie) Extended year kindergarten program created, and money appropriated. HF489 (Hilstrom) Staff development funding authorized for school districts with schools not making adequate yearly progress, and money appropriated.

Energy Finance and Policy Division

3/12/2007
HF375 (Ruud) Global Warming Mitigation Act adopted.

Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness Finance Division

3/12/2007
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Establishing Education Committee priorities/Setting targets continued.

Environment and Natural Resources

3/12/2007
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Game, Fish & Forestry Division Reports: 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 HF1016 (Hansen) Forest pest control measures provided HF1183 (Loeffler) Community forest management provided and forest and shade tree pest control provided HF1035 (Solberg) Itasca County; tax-forfeited land assurance fee exemptions provided for certain exchanged land HF904 (Dill) Land acquisition, land owners' bill of rights, and mineral interest record requirements modified; state park additions and deletions provided; and public and private sales and conveyances of state lands authorized HF632 (McNamara) Vermillion Highlands Wildlife Management Area designated

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

3/12/2007
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HF1211 (Otremba) Deer hunting; smokeless gunpowder prohibition during muzzle-loader season repealed HF1241 (Thao) Archery hunting provisions modified by permitting use of bow drawn, held, or released by mechanical device HF1362 (Doty) Sucker regulations expanded to include early season for spearing and netting HF1538 (Hoppe) Big game ammunition requirements modified HF1539 (Hoppe) Big game bow minimum draw weight imposed HF1749 (McNamara) Pheasant hunting; cock pheasant bag limit rulemaking authority granted to modify the limit HF1116 (Dill) Game and fish definitions, fees, license and stamp provisions, and possession and taking provisions modified; apprentice hunter validation provided; and criminal and civil penalties imposed HF1021 (Dill) Lake Superior commercial fishing provisions modified

Finance

3/12/2007
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HF1048 (Pelowski) Department of Employee Relations abolished and duties transferred; Employee protections provided. HF777 (Lesch) Housing opportunity tax abatement program established. HF1208 (Mahoney) State Building Code modified, and construction code and licensing provisions modified and recodified. HF906 (Thissen) Birth defects information system funding provided, and money appropriated. HF958 (Solberg) State agencies deficiency funding provided, and money appropriated. Presentation of State Fee Report and highlights from Departmental Earnings Report

Labor and Consumer Protection Division

3/12/2007
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HF1190 (Nelson) Plumbing Council established. HF1283 (Nelson) Misrepresentation of employees as independent contractors prohibited, and review of certifications of independent contractor status required. HF754 (Mullery) Plumbers licenses required statewide. HF1336 (Mahoney) Council of High Pressure Piping Systems established, and fees required. HF0571(Hilstrom) Defining best value; changing provisions for acquisition and competitive bidding. HF1208 (Mahoney) State Building Code modified, and construction code and licensing provisions modified and recodified.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs

3/12/2007
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HF551 (Wollschlager) Tax deduction for out-of-state active military duty clarified. HF1157 (Haws) Minnesota "Support Our Troops" account fund uses expanded. HF1134 (Doty) Minnesota National Guard Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentality established. HF903 (Severson) Montgomery GI Bill for the Selected Reserves; Congress urged by resolution to permit members of the National Guard and reserves to receive and use federal educational benefits following separation from active status and discharge. Bill Removed from Agenda: HF643 (Hansen) Meatpacking industry workers bill of rights and ombudsman position established.

Taxes

3/12/2007
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Introduction to income tax credits by House Research Transportation HF431 (Erhardt) Transit pass income tax credit extended to nonprofit organizations. HF1002 (Hornstein) Alternative fuel vehicle income tax credit provided. HF1447 (Hortman) Diesel truck idling reduction equipment income tax credit provided. Business HF97 (Mullery) Research tax credit extended to the individual income tax, portion of the credit refunded, and money appropriated HF330 (S. Anderson) Telecommuting income tax credit provided. HF1250 (Bunn) Telecommuting equipment income tax credit provided. HF361 (Welti) Regional investment income and franchise tax credit provided. BILLS TO BE HEARD AT 7PM Business (continued from this morning) HF97 (Mullery) Research tax credit extended to the individual income tax, portion of the credit refunded, and money appropriated HF1747 (Davnie) Bioscience investment tax credits. Education HF20 (Thissen) Prekindergarten scholarship granting organizations contribution income tax credit provided. HF40 (Thissen) Employer postsecondary education expense tax credit provided. HF123 (Slawik) Education expense tax credit and deduction applied to certain expenditures for prekindergarten expenses and museum memberships. HF263 (Paulsen) Education credit income tax inflation adjustment provided. HF477 (Tillberry) Parent volunteering at child's school or child care income tax credit provided. HF704 (Kohls) Universal tuition income tax credit provided, and money appropriated HF747 (Simon) A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; creating a citizenship credit; appropriating money HF1264 (Eastlund) Early childhood education access grants contribution and early childhood educational expenses income tax credit authorized Agriculture HF9 (Juhnke) Dairy investment income and corporate franchise tax credit provided for qualifying investments in dairy operations HF44 (Urdahl) Rural Minnesota Catch-Up Credit provided allowing a credit against the income tax of an employer for the creation and retention of certain jobs. HF52 (Urdahl) Dairy operations income and corporate franchise tax credit provided for qualifying investments in dairy operations. HF64 (Urdahl) Dairy and livestock investment income and corporate franchise credit provided for qualifying investments. HF484 (Koenen) Beginning farmer program administered by the Rural Finance Authority provisions modified, and income tax credits provided to beginning farmers for participating in farm management programs. HF568 (Heidgerken) Income tax credit for sales or rentals of agricultural assets to beginning farmers and farmer financial management programs provided. HF921 (Hilstrom) Tree-planting income tax credit provided, and money appropriated. HF651 (Juhnke) Family agricultural revitalization zones authorized, and value-added processing agricultural products promoted. Removed from Agenda HF1469 (Tschumper) Motor fuels excise tax increased, refundable income tax credit allowed, and money appropriated. HF832 (Buesgens) General education access grants for students authorized. HF457 (Gardner) Scrap metal dealer purchase record keeping expanded relating to law enforcement, registrations required, tax credit to dealers provided, criminal penalties established, and money appropriated. HF435 (Cornish) Alternative fuel vehicle conversion income tax credit provided HF10 (Thissen) Small business technology credit provided. Added to Agenda HF1747 (Davnie) Bioscience investment tax credits. HF1643 (Gardner) Scrap metal dealers tax credit provided.

Property Tax Relief and Local Sales Tax Division

3/9/2007
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HF242 (Eken) Mahnomen County tax jurisdictions temporary aid payments made permanent. HF848 (Marquart) Agricultural homestead distance limitation eliminated, agricultural market value homestead credit increased, and agricultural homestead class rate reduced. HF1436 (Hamilton) Relative agricultural homestead minimum acreage modified. HF715 (Haws) Truth in taxation property tax program evaluation study provided. HF1368 (Olin) County program aid appropriation increased. HF1222 (Marquart) has been removed HF1769 (Marquart) Joint public truth in taxation advertisements and hearings authorized HF1777 (Liebling) County program aids restored, and county program aid inflation adjustment provided.

Ways and Means

3/9/2007
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Price of government Testimony from members of the House of Representatives. All members have been invited to present their ideas and recommendations regarding the budget/targets.

Veterans Affairs Division

3/9/2007
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HF1065 (Otremba) Health screening benefit provided for eligible members of the armed forces, notification required, and money appropriated. 1594 (Hosch) National Guard reenlistment bonus program expanded, and academic awards provided. HF1612 (Fritz) Veterans and soldiers counseling services access improved, and money appropriated. HF532 (Winkler) Military personnel utility and other contracts regulated, and cancellations authorized.

Labor and Consumer Protection Division

3/9/2007
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HF215 (Rukavina) No-fault auto insurance benefit terminations and denials regulated. HF387 (Clark) Predatory lending practices regulated, and remedies and criminal penalties provided. HF931 (Mullery) Predatory mortgage lending practices prohibited, and civil and criminal penalties imposed. HF1004 (Davnie) Predatory mortgage lending practices prohibited. HF1748 (Atkins) has been removed from the agenda.

E-12 Education

3/9/2007
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HF1699 (Peterson, S.) Student counseling services in high-need public high schools grant program established, and money appropriated. HF779 (Bly) Office of Indigenous Language established, and money appropriated. HF234 (Benson) School district reserve fund requirements and reports eliminated, and school district primary elections required only after adoption of a resolution. HF1197 (Mariani) Dept. of Education policy bill HF236 (Greiling) School districts authorized to delay the implementation of special education tuition billing for an additional two years. HF1425 (Holberg) Students allowed to participate in high school league-sponsored activities after completing licensed treatment programs.

Energy Finance and Policy Division

3/9/2007
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HF1549 (Johnson) Public Utilities Commission ex parte rules technical change provided. HF1678 (Johnson) Public Utilities Commission electronic filing authorized, and technical and clarifying changes provided. HF1392 (Hilty) Hydrogen renewable energy initiative established, hydrogen energy use policies established. HF1214 (Knuth) Rural wind development assistance program funding provided. - Added to the agenda HF1624 (Hausman) St. Paul Port Authority; qualified emissions-reduction project recovery costs provided.

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

3/9/2007
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Veterans Home Board

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

3/9/2007
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Board of Water and Soil Review Open Forum: Jim Stengrim, Joe Carlyl, John Zanmiller, John Waller, Francis Miron, Barb Lang, Joe Lang, Tom Landwehr, Nature Conservatory, Eric Evenson, District Manager; Minnehaha Watershed District, Pamela Blinxt, Manager; Minnehaha Watershed District, John Chell; Arrowhead Regional Development Commission Those who want to testify at the open forum should contact Jenna Duwenhoegger, Committee Administrator, at (651)296-1774 or Jenna.Duwenhoegger@house.mn

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/9/2007
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Minneapolis Veterans Home

Mental Health Division

3/9/2007
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HF1067 (Huntley) Governor's mental health initiative HF794 (Otremba) has been removed from the agenda

Health and Human Services

3/9/2007
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HF736 (Huntley) Ambulance service personnel longevity award and incentive program renamed the Cooper/Sams volunteer ambulance program. HF707 (Thao) Dental access for persons with disabilities study required. HF1074 (Ruud) Darlene Luther Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act adopted. HF916 (Thissen) A bill for an act relating to child care; requiring inspections of child care centers and homes; requiring reports HF1623 (Clark) A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing a pilot project to improve access to dental care for children; appropriating money HF655 (Huntley) Medicinal use of marijuana authorized, civil and criminal penalties imposed, application and renewal fees established. Continuation HF529 (Thao) has been removed from the agenda HF282 (Atkins) has been removed from the agenda
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