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Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/11/2010
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
PUBLIC TESTIMONY on HF 802 (Murphy) - GAMC Reform Bill. Please contact Jan Horner at 651-296-5496 to testify. Please limit to testimony to 5 minutes per person.
Bills Added:
HF2895 (Juhnke) - ICF/MR variable payment rates modified, and money appropriated.
HF802 (Murphy) - Mental health urgent care and psychiatric consultation required, hospital payment rates reduced, covered services changed, transfers allowed, general assistance medical care program created, coordinated care delivery systems required, temporary uncompensated care pool and prescription drug pool created, and money appropriated.

State Government Finance Division

3/11/2010
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
NOTE: Passage of the bill
Bills Added:
HF3449 (Kahn) - State government programs or activities money appropriated or reduced, and provisions changed relating to expenses of governor-elect, income earned by the permanent school fund, lease-purchase agreements, general services, resource recovery, payment of aids and credits to school districts, tax return preparers, and implied consent.
Attachments:
(3/10/2010)

K-12 Education Finance Division

3/11/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
TRA pension proposal
Bills Added:
HF2426 (Morrow) - Postsecondary enrollment options program modified.
HF3329 (Greiling) - Charter school aid payment schedule modified.
HF3330 (Greiling) - Revenue definitions clarified for school districts and charter schools.
HF3331 (Greiling) - School district basic revenue obsolete language removed.

Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

3/11/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF1680 (Clark) - Minnesota legislature resolved to apologize on behalf of citizens of the state to all persons with mental illness and development and other disabilities who have been wrongfully committed to state institutions.
HF2450 (Doty) - Personal care assistance program modified.
HF3264 (Hosch) - Personal care assistant services modified.
HF3252 (Hosch) - Medical assistance asset limits modified, and notice required regarding asset requirements in certain circumstances.
HF3442 (Hosch) - License and registration fees increased for home care providers, nursing assistant registration fee created, housing with services establishments and personal care assistants modified, rate reduction provided for customized living services, phase-in for nursing facility rate rebasing changed, and nursing facility rate provisions changed.
HF3347 (Urdahl) - School concession stands established as a specific category of food and beverage service establishments.
HF3212 (Simon) - Continuing education requirements exception provided for licensed professional counselors.
HF3634 (Kulick Jackson) - License revocation and license denial required for any health-related licensed professional convicted of a felony-level criminal sexual conduct offense.
Attachments:
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Environment Policy and Oversight

3/11/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF3367 (Bunn) - Solid waste disposal facility requirements modified.
HF2659 (Juhnke) - Discharge permit requirements for feedlots modified.
HF3459 (Sailer) - Local ordinance adoption requirements delayed regarding subsurface sewage treatment systems, and advisory committee requirements modified.
HF3494 (Eken) - Wetland value replacement plans provisions modified.
HF1734 (Lanning) - Basin board establishment and taxing authority authorized.
HF3482 (Persell) - Ponto Lake Township, Cass County; aquatic management area designation provided.
Attachments:
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Transportation Finance and Policy Division

3/11/2010
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2591 (Lieder) - Local bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

3/11/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
Early Learning Study by Department of Human Services and Department of Education (1st on the agenda)
Bills Added:
HF3510 (Peterson) - Department of Early Childhood Care and Education created.
HF3471 (Nornes) - State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care duties modified.
HF3470 (Slawik) - State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care membership and duties modified.
HF3432 (Downey) - Quality rating and improvement system modified.
HF3088 (Hayden) - Children and family service technical and policy provisions changed, Minnesota Family Investment Program and adult supports provisions changed, and child welfare provisions changed.
HF3239 (Abeler) - Licensing provisions changed, background study requirements, disqualifications, and data classification modified, and child care centers required to develop risk management plans.
Attachments:
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Commerce and Labor

3/11/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
NOTE: HF612 (Lesch) and HF2163 (Loeffler) have been returned to the committee under rule 4.20. As such, the committee will spend a very limited amount of time on the bills.
Bills Added:
HF2402 (Gardner) - Lead acid battery recycling, purchase, return, and collection regulated, and certain charges modified.
HF2945 (Mahoney) - State Building Code municipal enforcement provisions modified.
HF3363 (Davids) - Petroleum storage tank requirements modified.
HF3097 (Juhnke) - Private shared services regulated, and regulatory provisions modified.
HF3076 (Juhnke) - Elevator provisions modified.
HF3245 (Atkins) - Interstate health insurance choice created, and flexible benefit plans regulated.
HF3186 (Atkins) - Minneapolis liquor license provision clarified, certain insurance requirements modified, and State Agriculture Society authorized to license and regulate tobacco sales on State Fairgrounds.
HF3398 (Atkins) - Former employees provided option to bypass continuation coverage and obtain low-cost immediate conversion health insurance coverage from their former employer's insurer.
HF2941 (Anzelc) - Dental insurance provider agreements regulated.
HF612 (Lesch) - Sick leave minimum standards established.
HF3362 (Davids) - Petroleum tank release provisions modified.
HF3210 (Davids) - Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association provisions modified.
HF2600 (Mullery) - Licensing and regulation provided for an individual engaged in the business of a mortgage loan originator or the mortgage loan business, conforming and transitional provisions provided, and money appropriated.
HF3170 (Davnie) - Payday lending regulated.
HF2163 (Loeffler) - Small employer health insurance market expanded, and small employer health coverage standard application form development process created.
HF3293 (Clark) - State building Code amended, and licensing requirements modified.
HF3237 (Huntley) - Health care provisions changed relating to education plan requirements, health access program, Children's Health Insurance Reauthorization Act, long term care, asset transfers, clinics, dental benefits, prior authorization, drug formulary and administrative committees, preferred drugs, multisource drugs, health plans, claims against the state, eligibility standards, and prepaid health plans.
HF3518 (Seifert) - Liquor license fees amended for manufacturers, and an appropriation for alcohol enforcement reduced.
HF3251 (Lillie) - Portable electronics insurance regulated.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
HFXXXX (Newton) Providing an official method for folding the Minnesota State Flag.
Bills Added:
HF3403 (Faust) - "IRAQ WAR VET" and "AFGHAN WAR VET" license plates eligibility clarified.
HF3508 (Juhnke) - Veterans Preference Act provisions clarified and amended.
HF2567 (Morrow) - Gold Star motor vehicle license plate eligibility extended to include children and siblings of persons who have died while serving in active military service.
HF3497 (Hansen) - Tree care and tree trimming company registration required, and sale and distribution of firewood regulated.

Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
Higher Education Bills
Bills Added:
HF2657 (Rukavina) - Revenue bond limit increased for the higher education facilities authority.
HF2766 (Welti) - Educational data disclosure clarified.
HF3354 (Nornes) - Grant eligibility modified, loan limits and terms modified, private institution fees increased, high school-to-college developmental transition program, terms defined, funds transferred, and appropriations modified and reduced.
HF3477 (Rukavina) - Changes to administration of financial programs notice required, and transfer authority for grant programs modified.
HF3495 (McFarlane) - Data matching authorized, institution eligibility modified, award procedures, scholarship priorities, and powers and duties established, refunds provided, terms defined, and corrections made.
HF3413 (Gunther) - Board of Barber Examiners' license fees modified, and money appropriated.
HF1252 (Anderson) - Vote by the student body required to increase optional student fees at a public postsecondary institution or campus.
HF2499 (Mullery) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees required to study technical education credentials.
HF3565 (Anderson) - Textbook price information provided to students.
HF3164 (Haws) - Transfer of credits regulated within institutions belonging to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

Cultural and Outdoor Resources Finance Division

3/10/2010
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
Explanation, discussion and vote on Division's Omnibus Supplemental Budget bill (HF 3015) (2) Committee activity on Legislative Audit Report: Natural Resources Land (time permitting) To sign up to testify, please contact Charlotte Antin at charlotte.antin@house.mn or 651-296-5360.
Bills Added:
HF3015 (Murphy) - Film production cost reimbursement provided.
Attachments:
(3/9/2010)
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State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF2907 (Johnson) - State goals set for the deployment and speed of high-speed broadband.
HF3096 (Pelowski) - Rehabilitation facility, extended employment provider, and day training and habilitation service program provisions changed.
HF2954 (Dill) - General burning permits provided, forestry service fees establishment authority modified, forest management lease pilot project modified, timber sales provisions modified, and certain pilot projects and reports eliminated.
HF3065 (Simon) - Securities lending agreements and holding of municipal funds provided.
HF3292 (Davnie) - Hennepin County; business entity participation authorized for certain energy-related purposes.
HF2786 (Reinert) - Duluth; membership rules provided for the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority.
HF2949 (Gardner) - Treatment works allocation and interceptors reserved capacity costs provisions modified.
HF3147 (Kulick Jackson) - Assessor duties specified.
HF3335 (Poppe) - Mower County; process provided for making office of county recorder appointive.

K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
MDE presentation: The ACCESS System: Achieving College and Career Readiness for Every Student's Success The presentation of HF3421 will be discussion-only.
Bills Added:
HF3421 (Mariani) - High school assessments established to determine college and career readiness.
Attachments:
(3/9/2010)

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:50 PM
Agenda:
Calendar for the day for Thursday March 11, 2010.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

3/10/2010
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Agenda:
House Agriculture and Veterans Affairs budget recommendations.
Bills Added:
HF3438 (Juhnke) - Veteran home appropriation designation removed.

Crime Victims/Criminal Records Division

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2960 (Paymar) - Background check required for transfer of a firearm at a gun show and penalty provided.
HF3382 (Lesch) - Public hearings and public access to juvenile records governing provisions modified, expungement authorized of certain juvenile records, and human services commissioner authorized to grant set of asides or variances for certain individuals disqualified from licensure because of an offense as a juvenile.
HF1396 (Paymar) - Domestic abuse; courts authorized to include pets and companion animals in protective orders.
HF3447 (Bigham) - DNA collection from offenders authorized.

Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF1354 (Clark) - Nonprofit housing bonds authorized, and money appropriated.

Property and Local Sales Tax Division

3/10/2010
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
Agriculture Value Study presented by Department of Revenue
Bills Added:
HF3161 (Kulick Jackson) - Green Acres program withdrawal deadline extended.
HF3373 (Eastlund) - Green Acres program remaining property deadline extended without additional taxes.
HF3372 (Olin) - Agricultural properties market value growth limited, and property tax targeting fund reduced.
Attachments:
(3/2/2010)

Civil Justice

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
*HF3317 (Mullery) Collection, dissemination, disclosure, and use of data regulated, temporary classification provisions amended, and changes made--will be substituted as a Delete-all amendment to SF863.
Bills Added:
HF1395 (Mullery) - Tax-forfeited property use and conveyance procedures modified.
HF3134 (Hornstein) - Probate and intestate rights established for domestic partners.
HF3135 (Simon) - Wrongful death actions by domestic partners provided, and witness privilege and crime victim rights for domestic partners established.
HF890 (Simon) - Parentage presumption and right to custody provisions modified and clarified, and prebirth parentage orders or judgments provided in certain cases.
HF2881 (Kath) - Qualified persons with medical training or supervision authorized to take blood samples from DWI offenders, and legal immunity provided.
HF2709 (Norton) - Volunteer protections during an emergency or disaster modified, and immunity specified for certain entities.
HF3391 (Olin) - Children in need of protection or service provisions modified.
HF2899 (Pelowski) - Administrative remedy provided for certain data practice law violations, data sharing agreement provided with the department of education, civil penalty provided, and money appropriated.
HF3086 (Thissen) - Access to health records provided to surviving domestic partners, and domestic partners included in provisions governing health care rights, consent to autopsies, and anatomical gifts.
HF2855 (Gunther) - Boiler provisions modified and civil and criminal penalties amended and imposed.
HF3052 (Abeler) - Nonrecourse presettlement funding transactions regulated.
HF2938 (Thissen) - Persons with disabilities licensure programs and provisions modified.
HF2707 (Mullery) - Juvenile delinquency provisions modified to include stays of adjudication of delinquency, and juvenile delinquency continuance period duration extended.
HF3023 (Holberg) - Business screening services regulated, and correction and deletion of certain criminal records provided.
HF3361 (Holberg) - Domestic abuse or sexual attack programs exempted from data practice requirements, and data classified.
HF3383 (Holberg) - Data classification established of private for vehicle information in orders for protection or no contact orders.
SF863 (Mullery) - Omnibus government data classifications provisions bill.
HF2988 (Pelowski) - Minnesota Data Practices Act provision added on computer data, and state agency use of temporary session cookies on government Web sites clarified.
HF3336 (Simon) - Right of first refusal offers modified for property obtained with federal transit funding.
HF3079 (Hortman) - Permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review provisions modified.
Attachments:
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Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1718 (Clark) - Driver's license application procedures and requirements modified.
HF3286 (Hornstein) - Metropolitan Council best value contracts and procurement for transit vehicles authorized.
HF2963 (Fritz) - Steele County; speed limit set on portion of County Highway 19.
HF3450 (Holberg) - Priced highway lane governing requirements modified.
HF3461 (Hornstein) - Skyway access requirements established for stations on the Central Corridor light rail transit line.
HF3460 (Hornstein) - Motor vehicle fleet definition changed to conform to International Registration Plan for commercial motor vehicles.
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF3221 (Holberg) - Town road extinguishment nullification procedures amended.
HF2561 (Kalin) - North Branch; Veterans Memorial Bridge on marked Trunk Highway 95 designated.
HF2575 (Kalin) - North Branch; Corporal Johnathan Benson Memorial Highway designated.
HF1000 (Norton) - Highway 14 designated as Black and Yellow Trail.
HF3462 (Rosenthal) - Driver's license cancellation provided for failure to pay final installment of driver's license reinstatement fee and surcharges.
SF2572 (Hosch) - Vehicle impoundment notice time clarified.
HF3420 (Holberg) - Medical examination requirements conformed for commercial driver's license to federal law.
HF3506 (Swails) - Washington County; portion of fines and civil penalties imposed for excessive weight violations in Washington County allocated to Washington County.
HF3458 (Shimanski) - Minnesota Department of Transportation roundabout design provided.

Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF3405 (Eken) - Commissioner's state medical review team duties modified.
HF3157 (Mahoney) - Parent notification of child maltreatment in a school facility modified.
HF3056 (Norton) - Provider peer grouping timelines and system modified, and agricultural cooperative health plan for farmers provision added.
HF2761 (Kahn) - Health plan coverage work group established for clinical trials, and findings and recommendations required.
HF3512 (Hansen) - Indoor ice arenas required to have electronic air monitoring devices, and electronic air monitoring device required for indoor ice arena facility construction and renovation grants.
HF3476 (Laine) - Lodging establishments definitions modified.
HF3250 (Thissen) - PACE programs authorization modified, and money appropriated.
HF3237 (Huntley) - Health care provisions changed relating to education plan requirements, health access program, Children's Health Insurance Reauthorization Act, long term care, asset transfers, clinics, dental benefits, prior authorization, drug formulary and administrative committees, preferred drugs, multisource drugs, health plans, claims against the state, eligibility standards, and prepaid health plans.
HF3300 (Morrow) - Civilly committed sex offenders, sexually dangerous persons, and sexual psychopathic personalities provisions modified, and judicial holds in commitment cases provisions amended.
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K-12 Education Finance Division

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
HF3163 Prekindergarten through grade 12 funding provided, including general education, education excellence, special programs, and early childhood education. - Article 1; Article 2 sections 7-8, 11, 15; Article 3 section 2; and the A10-2204 amendment - information only
Bills Added:
HF3219 (Demmer) - Independent School District No. 203, Hayfield, fund transfer permitted.
HF3303 (Garofalo) - General education aid reduction restored for certain taconite distributions.
HF3342 (Simon) - School districts authorized to use operating capital for certain costs associated with closing a school.
HF2813 (Faust) - Full-time equivalent definition expanded for the purpose of the safe school levy.
Attachments:
(3/9/2010)

Energy Finance and Policy Division

3/10/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
An amendment will be offered to replace the language in HF1741 with the Department of Commerce Supplemental Budget language. The spreadsheet and amendment language will be posted online when available. If needed, the committee will recess at 4:30pm and reconvene at 6:00pm
Bills Added:
HF1741 (Hilty) - Cromwell; energy-efficient furnace and light bulb funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3473 (Sailer) - Small city energy efficiency grant program expanded to include commercial buildings.
HF3499 (Johnson) - Minneapolis, St. Paul; cities authorized to expand certain residential energy conservation programs to include commercial and industrial property.
Attachments:
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Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division

3/9/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2851 (Nornes) - Trunk highway routes Nos. 332 and 297 routes modified.
HF3008 (Anzelc) - Type III vehicle drivers requirements amended.
HF3117 (Morrow) - Motor carrier contracts regulated and indemnification provisions prohibited.
HF3099 (Champion) - Commissioner of transportation directed to require bids for federally assisted contracts to include information on the inclusion of disadvantaged business enterprises, commissioner required to provide training for disadvantaged business enterprises, and reporting requirements imposed.
HF3075 (Severson) - Relinquished land owned by the Department of Transportation governing requirements established.
HF3263 (Hortman) - Traffic regulation provisions modified relating to highway work zone speeds, driving in the right-hand lane, and seat belt requirements for persons operating a type III vehicle as a school bus.
HF3173 (Beard) - Railroad property exempted from storm sewer or storm water utility assessments, levies, or charges.
HF2915 (Lieder) - Bridge project ongoing prioritization provided.
HF3334 (Juhnke) - Trunk highway project bidding procedures amended, and use of alternative bidding required for competing paving materials.
HF3168 (Nelson) - Escort drivers of overdimensional loads allowed to control traffic, and commissioner of public safety directed to establish escort driver training and certification program.

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

3/9/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
HF3088 (Hayden) Children and family service technical and policy provisions changed, Minnesota family investment program and adult supports provisions changed, and child welfare provisions changed (pending passage from Civil Justice) (1st on the agenda) HF3239 (Abeler) Licensing provisions changed, and background study requirements, disqualifications, and data classification modified (pending passage from Civil Justice) (3rd on the agenda)
Bills Added:
HF3209 (Greiling) - Child care centers required to develop a risk reduction plan, and the term nonmaltreatment mistake defined.
HF3407 (Slawik) - Early childhood education provided.
Attachments:
(3/10/2010)
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Licensing Division

3/9/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:30 PM
Agenda:
*Both HF3212 and HF1094 will be reconsidered; no testimony will be taken.
Bills Added:
HF3212 (Simon) - Continuing education requirements exception provided for licensed professional counselors.
HF1094 (Abeler) - Surgical technologist employment qualifications required.
Attachments:
(3/8/2010)
(3/8/2010)

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

3/9/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
Presentation from the Board of Water and Soil Resources on clean water fund spending. Public testimony on the Office of the Legislative Auditor’s report on Natural Resources Land. The report was presented in a joint hearing on March 8th. Public testimony will occur from 9:30-10am.
Bills Added:
HF3207 (Sailer) - Cross-country ski trail pass fees increased and an exception provided for school activities.

State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

3/9/2010
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF2062 (Lanning) - Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force established, membership and duties provided, and legislative appointments provided.
HF2990 (Hilstrom) - State Guardian Ad Litem Board established and money appropriated.
HF2928 (Champion) - Juneteenth observance governing provisions modified.
HF1780 (Sailer) - Revisor of statutes required to survey recipients of free state publications.
HF2360 (Davnie) - Minneapolis; Special School District No. 1; two member appointment provided on the Minneapolis redistricting commission, and standards established.
HF3143 (Nornes) - Explore Minnesota Tourism Council membership requirements amended.

Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division

3/9/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF419 (Davnie) - Follow-up testing and education required if a child's blood lead level exceeds a certain amount.
HF2353 (Morgan) - Manufactured home park lot rental new administrative remedy for violations established.

Bioscience and Workforce Development Policy and Oversight Division

3/9/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF3216 (Masin) - Report required on at-risk businesses and a fast-action economic response team created.
HF3119 (Mullery) - Minority Workforce Collaborative funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3324 (Brynaert) - Minnesota investment fund expanded, and construction mitigation pilot program grants restriction removed.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

3/9/2010
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF3101 (Doty) - Minnesota "Support our Troops" account eligible money use expanded.
HF3113 (Hamilton) - Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans funding provided for continued services to Minnesota veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, and money appropriated.
HF3180 (Welti) - Veteran cemeteries appropriation modified.
HF3057 (Davids) - Fillmore County; veterans cemetery funding provided.

Taxes

3/9/2010
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Agenda:
Presentation of "Minnesota's Bottom Line: Better Results for Dollars Spent"
Attachments:
(2/15/2010)
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K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

3/9/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
HF3478 (Benson) School district mandates reduced, additional flexibility allowed, and certain fund transfers authorized. (Note: The committee will only consider the sections of the bill within its jurisdiction. Those are sections 1-3, 5-10, 14-16).
Bills Added:
HF2986 (Hornstein) - Responsible family life and sexuality education program created.
HF3446 (Doepke) - Board of Teaching authorized to amend its licensure rules to permit a tiered teacher licensure structure, revised institutional and program approval requirements, and revised special education licensure requirements.
HF2995 (Tillberry) - Diagnosis qualifications of attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder expanded.
HF3267 (Newton) - Advisory task force established on school desegregation and integration.
HF3487 (Newton) - Conciliation conference requirements clarified, and Minnesota Department of Education directed to amend two special education rules.
HF2962 (Fritz) - Minnesota Academy for the Deaf and Minnesota Academy for the Blind provided trial placement.

Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division

3/9/2010
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Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
Jobs Bills hearing Central Minnesota Manufacturing Association will present information on the needs of small manufacturing businesses
Bills Added:
HF3037 (Rukavina) - Manufacturing equipment loan program established for manufacturing businesses in the state, and revenue bonds issued.
HF1326 (Rukavina) - Emergency employment development program established, wage subsidies provided, and money appropriated.
HF2837 (Knuth) - "Green economy" definition amended to include the concept of "green chemistry".
HF3228 (Rukavina) - Renewable energy source conversion grant program created for municipal utilities and cooperative electric associations, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2810 (Rukavina) - Mandatory work and meal breaks modified.
HF3448 (Rukavina) - Data matching authorized, eligibility modified, award procedure and grant program established, security modified, office established, bonding provisions modified, refunds provided, credit transfers governed, streamlining required, reimbursement provided, pilot projects established, corrections made, public education requested, and appropriation reductions governed.
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
Workforce bills plus any jobs bills remaining from morning HF3127 (Davnie) unemployment insurance; modifying administrative, benefit, and tax provisions (2rd on agenda) HF3517 (Clark) Board of cosmetologists license fees modified and money appropriated (4th on agenda) HF3133 will be amended to remove Workers Comp provisions HF3048 (Norton) Construction codes and licensing provisions modified, certain notice provisions modified, and criminal penalties imposed
Bills Added:
HF2946 (Kalin) - Public infrastructure for bioscience businesses expanded to include clean energy businesses.
HF3133 (Loeffler) - Domestic partner benefits modified.

Public Safety Policy and Oversight

3/9/2010
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
House Files 3130, 3090, 3089, 2695, 891, 3131, 3312, 3381 are division reports.
Bills Added:
HF3106 (Bigham) - Implied consent, driving while impaired, and ignition interlock provisions modified.
HF3213 (Bigham) - Controlled substances schedule amended by adding tramadol to schedule IV.
HF2639 (Johnson) - Wireless telecommunications service providers authorized to provide call locations for emergencies, and Kelsey Smith Act provided.
HF3059 (Ruud) - Pregnant women mandatory reporting requirements modified.
HF3130 (Lesch) - Fire departments authorized to access criminal history data on current employees.
HF3090 (Hilstrom) - Stalking crime modified.
HF3089 (Paymar) - Statutory cap on bail modified for nonfelony domestic abuse offenders, domestic abuse no contact order law recodified and clarified, tampering with a witness crime expanded, data communications network requirement clarified to include orders for protection and no contact orders, and criminal penalties imposed.
HF2965 (Paymar) - Multijurisdictional gang and drug task forces certification process established.
HF891 (Champion) - Criminal record expungement authorized for individuals who have received stays of adjudication or diversion, expungements authorized without petitions in cases where charges were dismissed against a person upon prosecutorial approval and with victim notification, and persons petitioning for an expungement required to provide a copy of the criminal complaint or police report.
HF3131 (Mullery) - Interstate Compact for Juveniles adopted.
HF3312 (Greiling) - Criminal penalty provided for intentionally rendering a service animal unable to perform its duties, offenders convicted of harming service animals required to pay restitution, and civil remedies are not precluded by the criminal penalty for harming service animals.
HF3381 (Mullery) - Juvenile history data retention increased to one year for a child who was arrested but not referred to a diversion program and delinquency petition has not been filed.
Attachments:
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K-12 Education Finance Division

3/9/2010
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF3176 (Slocum) - Charter school provisions modified, commission created, and charter schools permitted to borrow money.
Attachments:
(3/9/2010)
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Capital Investment Finance Division

3/9/2010
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
Discussion on various bonding policies including provisions in HF2700 as passed on the House Floor. Bills added to agenda: HF 2590 and HF 3492
Bills Added:
HF2182 (Gardner) - Rating criteria required for capital project funding requests.
HF2909 (Anderson) - State agencies required to track and report on the number of jobs created or retained as a result of capital project funding.
HF3105 (Downey) - Information required to determine return on investment for capital requests.
HF2590 (Hausman) - Appropriation and bond authorization for capital investment projects procedures clarified.
HF3492 (Hausman) - State bond proceed appropriations clarified and modified, and other appropriation provisions modified relating to Blazing Star State Trail, Mesabi Trail, Northwest Hennepin Family Center, an outpatient clinic and health education facility at Hennepin County Medical Center, Rochester Community and Technical College, Camp Ripley, Minneapolis Veterans Home and the city of Lake Elmo.
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Conference Committee Report on HF 2700
Bills Added:
HF2700 (Hausman) - Omnibus bonding bill; capital improvement funding provided, previous appropriations modified, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

State Government Finance Division

3/9/2010
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
NOTE: Markup of the bill
Bills Added:
HF3449 (Kahn) - State government programs or activities money appropriated or reduced, and provisions changed relating to expenses of governor-elect, income earned by the permanent school fund, lease-purchase agreements, general services, resource recovery, payment of aids and credits to school districts, tax return preparers, and implied consent.

Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

3/9/2010
Meeting at 3:15 PM
Agenda:
*No testimony will be taken on HF2897 or HF677 as these are division reports from Licensing.
Bills Added:
HF2897 (Norton) - Psychologist licensure requirements modified.
HF677 (Bunn) - Body art procedures and establishments regulation system established, penalty fees adopted, and money appropriated.
HF773 (Atkins) - Health carrier definition clarified.
HF3151 (Laine) - Viewing, transportation, and removal of a dead human body provisions modified.
Attachments:
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Commerce and Labor

3/9/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2903 (Wagenius) - Museum of Russian Art special on-sale intoxicating liquor license created.
HF2973 (Murphy) - St. Thomas University on-sale liquor license authorized.
HF3235 (Persell) - Bemidji Regional Event Center intoxicating liquor license issued.
HF2974 (Atkins) - State fair allowed to issue liquor licenses.
HF3186 (Atkins) - Minneapolis liquor license provision clarified, certain insurance requirements modified, and State Agriculture Society authorized to license and regulate tobacco sales on State Fairgrounds.
HF1157 (Dill) - Franchise agreements between outdoor sport equipment dealers, manufacturers, and distributors regulated.
HF3277 (Simon) - Advertising of deceptive local telephone numbers businesses specified as a deceptive trade practice.
HF3146 (Atkins) - Continuing education provisions modified, insurance laws amended involving insurance company rehabilitation and liquidation, group life insurance, use of mortality tables, the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, mutual insurance companies, and fraternal risk-based capital regulated.
HF3251 (Lillie) - Portable electronics insurance regulated.
HF3518 (Seifert) - Liquor license fees amended for manufacturers, and an appropriation for alcohol enforcement reduced.
HF3481 (Hoppe) - Malt liquor or spirits tastings allowed.

Environment Policy and Oversight

3/9/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
House Files 3051 & 3124 will be division reports only.
Bills Added:
HF3084 (Dittrich) - Congress and the Secretary of Agriculture memorialized to appropriate money and negotiate with the State of Minnesota on the sale and exchange of school trust lands.
HF2894 (Marquart) - Watershed district borrowing authority increased.
HF3152 (Bunn) - Land use allowed within the Lower St. Croix River area.
HF2878 (Peppin) - Mississippi River management plan rule amendment required.
HF3362 (Davids) - Petroleum tank release provisions modified.
HF3315 (Bigham) - Criminal penalty provisions modified, participation in comprehensive incident-based reporting system provided, and silencers for wildlife control use extended.
HF3355 (Bigham) - Water drainage from watercraft required before transportation on public roads, and civil penalties modified.
HF3051 (Dill) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF3124 (Dill) - Agriculture provisions modified, taking, possessing, and transporting wild animals provisions modified, fish and wildlife management plan requirements modified, and game and fish license provisions modified.
Attachments:
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Finance

3/8/2010
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House Finance Committee
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF2798 (Hilstrom) - Interim rates approval process revised for public utilities; disclosure required of travel, entertainment, and related expenses.
HF2807 (Hornstein) - Transportation construction impacts on business provisions modified, prohibited rest area activities added, highway routes modified; traffic provisions, bridge projects provisions, and impound provisions modified; Minnesota Council of Transportation Access and a Commuter Rail Corridor Coordinating Committee established and member provisions modified.
HF2801 (Obermueller) - Special license plates provided, trunk highway funding provided, bonds issued, public safety programs and activities funding provided, and money appropriated.

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/8/2010
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Meeting at 12:55 PM
Agenda:
Discussion of time parameters for Consent Calendar Bill SF 2253.

Cultural and Outdoor Resources Finance Division

3/8/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation of Legislative Audit Report: Natural Resources Land (first on agenda) Public testimony on state budget cuts for accounts in jurisdiction. Committee activity on division's supplemental budget bill. Notes: Testimony and responses to Legislative Audit report will be taken at another time. Please contact Charlotte Antin at charlotte.antin@house.mn or 651-296-5360 by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 8th to sign up to testify on the budget portion of the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2925 (Kath) - Public facilities programs amended and technical changes made.
HF3015 (Murphy) - Film production cost reimbursement provided.
HF3143 (Nornes) - Explore Minnesota Tourism Council membership requirements amended.

Local Government Division

3/8/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2786 (Reinert) - Duluth; membership rules provided for the Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority.
HF2949 (Gardner) - Treatment works allocation and interceptors reserved capacity costs provisions modified.
HF3292 (Davnie) - Hennepin County; business entity participation authorized for certain energy-related purposes.
HF3065 (Simon) - Securities lending agreements and holding of municipal funds provided.
HF3147 (Kulick Jackson) - Assessor duties specified.
HF2954 (Dill) - General burning permits provided, forestry service fees establishment authority modified, forest management lease pilot project modified, timber sales provisions modified, and certain pilot projects and reports eliminated.
HF3335 (Poppe) - Mower County; process provided for making office of county recorder appointive.
HF3358 (Poppe) - Mower County; public business allowed to go to four-day week for five years.

Civil Justice

3/8/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
HF3239 (Abeler), HF3088 (Hayden), HF3279 (Huntley) and HF3098 (Loeffler) are all pending referral.
Bills Added:
HF3239 (Abeler) - Licensing provisions changed, background study requirements, disqualifications, and data classification modified, and child care centers required to develop risk management plans.
HF3088 (Hayden) - Children and family service technical and policy provisions changed, Minnesota Family Investment Program and adult supports provisions changed, and child welfare provisions changed.
HF3279 (Huntley) - Electronic health record technology provisions amended, administrative penalties provided, and money appropriated.
HF3098 (Loeffler) - Statewide trauma system provisions modified.
HF2902 (Atkins) - Motor vehicle sales and distribution regulated.
HF3299 (Hayden) - Child support enforcement provisions updated on access to information, and actions by a public authority.
HF2613 (Hilstrom) - Mediation provided prior to commencement of mortgage foreclosure proceedings on homestead property, and homestead-lender mediation account created.
HF3187 (Bigham) - Civil commitment oath or affirmation provided without notarization and the acceptability of electronic signatures and documents.
HF3039 (Hayden) - Driver's license requirements modified for foster children, in-court reviews required, and definition of parent expanded for child protection proceedings.
HF2824 (Hayden) - Hearing request time modified on an order to secure a building, notice of sale requirements modified, certificate of sale and specified information provided to political subdivisions, and political subdivisions authorized to recover attorney fee costs for obtaining a five-week redemption period.
HF1217 (Gardner) - Legend and nonprescription drug possession allowed by those disposing of them, and definitions modified.
HF2985 (Clark) - Imposition of a late fee prohibited except in specified circumstances, receipt required for certain rent payments, tenant permitted to make emergency repairs, and other laws modified related to a rental agreement.
HF2816 (Hayden) - Utilities and eviction provisions modified and termination of a lease permitted for medical reasons.
HF2668 (Mullery) - Cash payment receipts required between landlord and tenant, recovery of attorney fees provided, tenant screening fee procedures modified, imposition of late fees provided, eviction procedures for tenants of certain foreclosed property provided, clarifying, conforming, technical, and other changes made to landlord and tenant provisions.
HF2829 (Champion) - Expungement of eviction records provisions modified and personal representative of deceased tenant allowed unit access.
HF2610 (Mullery) - Property forfeiture provisions changed, and sale of forfeited property by law enforcement officers, employees, and family members.
HF2707 (Mullery) - Juvenile delinquency provisions modified to include stays of adjudication of delinquency, and juvenile delinquency continuance period duration extended.
HF2600 (Mullery) - Licensing and regulation provided for an individual engaged in the business of a mortgage loan originator or the mortgage loan business, conforming and transitional provisions provided, and money appropriated.
HF2619 (Mullery) - Admissibility of a child's statements made during a mental health examination prohibited on the issue of guilt.
HF3048 (Norton) - Construction codes and licensing provisions modified, and certain notice provisions modified.
HF3469 (Mullery) - Time limit provided for appealing decisions of a governing body or board of adjustment to district court, and posting of a bond permitted for an appeal to Court of Appeals in certain cases.

Game, Fish and Forestry Division

3/8/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
The committee will be assembling the omnibus lands bill (HF3051) and omnibus game & fish bill (HF3124) during this hearing.
Bills Added:
HF2661 (Eken) - Mahnomen County; private sale authorized of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
HF2662 (Hilty) - Carlton County; public sale authorized of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
HF2663 (Dettmer) - Washington County; private sale authorized of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
HF2664 (Rukavina) - St. Louis County; private sale authorized of certain tax-forfeited land.
HF2877 (Solberg) - Itasca County; conveyance authorized of tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters.
HF2904 (Hilty) - Carlton County; public sale authorized of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
HF2935 (Demmer) - Conveyance of certain surplus state land authorized.
HF3051 (Dill) - Omnibus lands bill.
HF3124 (Dill) - Agriculture provisions modified, taking, possessing, and transporting wild animals provisions modified, fish and wildlife management plan requirements modified, and game and fish license provisions modified.
HF3231 (Dill) - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness riparian land exchange permitted.
HF3199 (Dill) - St. Louis County; public and private sales authorized of certain tax-forfeited land.
HF3230 (Dill) - Public access acquisition moratorium established for public waters without a public access.
HF3227 (Persell) - Cass Lake spearing rulemaking required.
HF3371 (Olin) - Private sale authorized of certain tax-forfeited land.
HF2906 (Hackbarth) - Decoy restrictions modified.
HF3349 (Falk) - Deer quartering requirements modified.
HF3351 (Thao) - Scopes allowed on muzzleloaders.
HF3325 (Dill) - Bear hunting license drawing provisions modified.
Attachments:
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Taxes

3/8/2010
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House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
Continuation of public testimony on governor's tax proposals.
Bills Added:
HF2770 (Winkler) - Start-up and emerging Minnesota businesses investment credit provided.

Energy Finance and Policy Division

3/8/2010
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF3254 (Kelly) - Siting wind energy conversion systems provisions modified, and county authority modified to enact siting standards for wind energy conversion systems.
HF3259 (Beard) - Utility's requirement modified to post notice of impending disconnection of utility services to a rental building due to a landlord's failure to pay for service.
HF1633 (Clark) - Energy facility definition amended.
Attachments:
(3/5/2010)
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Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs

3/8/2010
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF797 (Emmer) - Horses and other equines clarified as livestock and that raising them is an agricultural pursuit.
HF3262 (Olin) - Compensation program modified for livestock crippled or destroyed by a gray wolf.
HF3295 (Faust) - Pesticide control provisions changed, waiver of fee authorized, bovine tuberculosis control provided, native grasses and wildflower seed production and incentive program eliminated, and ownership of agricultural land authorized by certain nonprofit corporations.
HF3188 (Nornes) - Agent Orange; Congressional Delegation of the Great State of Minnesota called, by resolution, to fully support and fund passage of the Agent Orange Equity Act of 2009.

Crime Victims/Criminal Records Division

3/5/2010
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF3131 (Mullery) - Interstate Compact for Juveniles adopted.
HF2960 (Paymar) - Background check required for transfer of a firearm at a gun show and penalty provided.
HF3312 (Greiling) - Criminal penalty provided for intentionally rendering a service animal unable to perform its duties, offenders convicted of harming service animals required to pay restitution, and civil remedies are not precluded by the criminal penalty for harming service animals.
HF3381 (Mullery) - Juvenile history data retention increased to one year for a child who was arrested but not referred to a diversion program and delinquency petition has not been filed.

Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Division

3/5/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
HF 3097 (Juhnke) Private shared services regulated.

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/5/2010
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Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
Continuation of public testimony on the Governor's Supplemental Budget

Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

3/5/2010
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Labor and Consumer Protection Division

3/5/2010
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
We will recess to 6 p.m. for unfinished committee business. It is requested that if you are to testify on any of these bills that you e-mail christine.murphy@house.mn and give testifier information on: the bill, your name, your title and your organization by noon on March 4. Any and all materials are also due at this time.
Bills Added:
HF3076 (Juhnke) - Elevator provisions modified.
HF2402 (Gardner) - Lead acid battery recycling, purchase, return, and collection regulated, and certain charges modified.
HF3293 (Clark) - State building Code amended, and licensing requirements modified.
HF2945 (Mahoney) - State Building Code municipal enforcement provisions modified.
HF3170 (Davnie) - Payday lending regulated.
HF3024 (Murdock) - Manufactured Home Building Code requirements modified.

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

3/5/2010
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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
Member discussion on the supplemental budget

K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
HF XXXX (Garofalo) policy provisions included in the Governor's supplemental K-12 education funding bill
Bills Added:
HF3163 (Mariani) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education funding provided, including general education, education excellence, and special programs.
Attachments:
(3/3/2010)

Public Safety Finance Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
Budget Presentation on the State of the Judiciary, to include; Tax Court and Civil Legal Services. ***Added to Agenda: Budget Presentation from the Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards.

State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF3108 (Winkler) - Elections provisions modified.
HF2156 (Anderson) - Local election postponement or extension of voting hours provided in the event of inclement weather.
HF224 (Simon) - Retention elections for judges established, judicial performance commission created, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the day for Monday March 8, 2010. House Concurrent Resolution Regarding Deadlines. Discussion of Time Parameters on Floor Debate.

Public Safety Policy and Oversight

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
HF3191 is pending re-referral.
Bills Added:
HF3081 (Hilstrom) - Criminal sexual conduct in the first degree penalty increased.
HF3174 (Bigham) - Predatory offender registration law amended to address registrants living in homeless shelters and to clarify that the registration requirement for offenders who move out of state are suspended not terminated.
HF3276 (Hilstrom) - Criminal abuse of a vulnerable adult crime made a registrable offense under the predatory offender registration law.
HF3103 (Drazkowski) - Child pornography related definition amended.
HF3191 (Morrow) - Sexual contact in secure treatment facilities included as criminal sexual conduct in the third and fourth degrees.
Attachments:
(3/3/2010)
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Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
DEED bills HFxxxx Obermueller relating to workforce development; modifying unemployment insurance; clarifying workforce centers duties and responsibilities
Bills Added:
HF2570 (Anzelc) - Douglas J. Johnson economic protection trust fund and the Ironworld Discovery Center renamed.
HF3274 (Obermueller) - Benefit account requirements modified for unemployment benefits.

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

3/4/2010
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
DHS Testimony on the February 2010 Forecast

Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

3/4/2010
Meeting at 1:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2913 (Reinert) - Continuation health insurance premiums adjustment required for certain disabled retired local government employees.
HF3035 (Davnie) - Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association; preexisting condition limitation exception for children provided, and technical update made.
HF2761 (Kahn) - Health plan coverage work group established for clinical trials, and findings and recommendations required.
HF2941 (Anzelc) - Dental insurance provider agreements regulated.
HF3269 (Bunn) - Medical assistance dental coverage modified, covered services modified under the critical access dental program, criteria set for designating and terminating critical access dental providers, and money appropriated.
HF3178 (Thao) - Medical assistance providers required to use oral language interpreters who are listed in the interpreter registry or roster.
HF3279 (Huntley) - Electronic health record technology provisions amended, administrative penalties provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/3/2010)
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K-12 Education Finance Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF3388 (Garofalo) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/3/2010)

State Government Finance Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Agenda:
Report on expanded tax compliance initiatives; coordinating core functions with the LCC and MMB

Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2956 (Koenen) - Indian tribal government authorized conveyance of land no longer needed for trunk highway purposes.
HF3072 (Bigham) - Left-turn lane provisions specified.
HF2888 (Bigham) - Careless driving resulting in death; criminal penalty provided.
HF2804 (Swails) - Household goods movers provisions repealed for filing of tariffs.
HF2920 (Welti) - Motor vehicle definition clarified.

Commerce and Labor

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2781 (Obermueller) - Grant and loan programs modified, duties modified, technical changes made, terms defined, Minnesota Science and Technology Authority created, licensing provisions modified, fees imposed and modified, construction codes modified, study requested, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF3025 (Olin) - Organization and operation of business corporations, nonprofit corporations, and limited liability companies regulated; consistent law provided relating to registered agents and offices of business entities; and prohibition repealed against certain business names.
HF3048 (Norton) - Construction codes and licensing provisions modified, and certain notice provisions modified.
HF3127 (Davnie) - Administrative, benefit, and tax provisions modified.
HF3251 (Lillie) - Portable electronics insurance regulated.
HF2942 (Atkins) - Licenses regulated, requirements modified, education and notice requirements continued, various housekeeping, technical, and clarifying changes made, securities regulated, real estate brokers, salespersons, and closing agents provisions reorganized, real estate appraiser advisory board membership requirements and appointment authority modified, and workers' compensation regulated.
HF1847 (Fritz) - Health plans required to establish equal out-of-pocket requirements for oral and intravenously administered chemotherapy medications.
HF1503 (Abeler) - Massage therapist registration provided.

Environment Policy and Oversight

3/4/2010
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
The committee will first hear a presentation on the state's role in preparing for and responding to floods before moving on to the bills on the agenda. HF3162 is a division report only
Bills Added:
HF3094 (Eken) - Natural resources provisions modified relating to administrative accounts, electronic transactions, registration exemptions, ATV restrictions, state trails and boating routes, fees and disposition of receipts, bidding exemptions, horse trail pass, master plan requirements, beaver dams, the Water Law, nongame wildlife checkoffs, and Lake Vermilion State Park acquisition provided.
HF3162 (Dill) - Congress memorialized to effect change in U.S. Coast Guard law relating to fishing guides.
HF3079 (Hortman) - Permitting efficiency provided, and environmental review provisions modified.

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
Minnesota Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) School Readiness Connections Pilot Project Final Evaluation Department of Human Services Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program Evaluation: Implementation in Year 2 Rob Grunewald, associate economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Pre-Kindergarten Allowances Project Final Evaluation Dr. Scott McConnell, Professor, educational psychology and Center for Early Education and Development, University of Minnesota
Attachments:
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Licensing Division

3/4/2010
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Meeting at 6:30 PM
Agenda:
Overview of the proposed elimination of the Office of Unlicensed Complementary and Alternative Health Care Practice, Minnesota Department of Health
Bills Added:
HF3212 (Simon) - Continuing education requirements exception provided for licensed professional counselors.
HF3070 (Kath) - Ethics training required from home health aides, and commissioner of health instructed to amend rules.
HF2897 (Norton) - Psychologist licensure requirements modified.
HF3272 (Ruud) - Genetic counselors licensed.
HF677 (Bunn) - Body art procedures and establishments regulation system established, penalty fees adopted, and money appropriated.
HF1094 (Abeler) - Surgical technologist employment qualifications required.
HF3356 (Ruud) - Dentistry practice definition modified.
Attachments:
(3/3/2010)
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State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

3/3/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
Bills will be heard that were approved at the Local Government Division meeting on 3/1/2010.
Bills Added:
HF2922 (Thissen) - Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund; administrative functions transferred to the Public Employees Retirement Association, consolidation account created within the Public Employees Retirement Association, and conforming changes made.
HF2557 (Kahn) - State Webmaster position established, and state chief information officer required to develop standards for enhanced public access to state electronic records.
HF3109 (Kalin) - Local governments authorized to finance energy improvements for property owners to install energy efficient or renewable energy improvements, repayment provided as a special assessment, and bonds issued.
HF1395 (Mullery) - Tax-forfeited property use and conveyance procedures modified.

Cultural and Outdoor Resources Finance Division

3/3/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Agenda:
Continuation of agency response to the governor's supplemental budget recommendations Minnesota Zoo; Minnesota Arts Board; Minnesota Historical Society; Indian Affairs Council

K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

3/3/2010
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Meeting at 8:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF2106 (Bly) - State accountability measures established to improve graduation outcomes for students who are at risk of not graduating and students significantly off track to graduate.
HF3157 (Mahoney) - Parent notification of child maltreatment in a school facility modified.
HF2986 (Hornstein) - Responsible family life and sexuality education program created.
Attachments:
(2/26/2010)
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