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Audio/Video Archives - 2013-2014 Regular Session

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Government Operations

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2311 (Hansen) - County commissioner prohibited from serving as drainage inspector.
HF2663 (Nelson) - Metropolitan Council obsolete governing provisions repealed, and conforming technical changes made.
HF2317 (Ward) - Brainerd permitted to purchase Brainerd Dam.
HF2450 (Mahoney) - St. Paul; authority to spend tax increments expanded.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)
(3/10/2014)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/11/2014
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1408 (Hansen) - Soil and water conservation district supervisors required to be elected by supervisor districts in the metropolitan area.
HF2571 (Hansen) - Drainage system provisions modified.
HF2651 (Melin) - Deer taken legally allowed to be used in a contest in conjunction with a raffle.

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Outcomes from the Board of Water and Soil Resources

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2413 (Schoen) - Sales representative agreement practices prohibited.
HF2695 (Lillie) - Commerce Department licensee education requirements modified.
HF2694 (Lillie) - Real estate broker and salesperson regulation modified.
HF2419 (Fritz) - State-administered retirement savings plan report to the legislature required by the commissioner of management and budget, and money appropriated.
HF1866 (Morgan) - Commerce Department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
HF917 (Schoen) - Snowmobile definition changed, and snowmobile odometer tampering prohibited.
Attachments:
(3/11/2014)
(3/11/2014)
(3/11/2014)
(3/11/2014)
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Civil Law

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Note that the correct amendment to HF2090 is now posted. This amendment came in after the 24-hour deadline and the rule must be waived before the amendment is considered.
Bills Added:
HF2668 (Hilstrom) - Courts and elections; errors and omissions petitioners shall also serve the petition on all candidates for the office in which the error or omission is alleged, raised court seal and notarial act requirements eliminated, and application of fine payment to restitution before application to court fines permitted.
HF2188 (Hortman) - Spousal real estate ownership and mortgage redemption period clarifying and conforming changes made, and transfer on death deeds modified.
HF2190 (Rosenthal) - Business organization prefiling document review provided, and limited liability companies and business corporations regulated.
HF2090 (Hortman) - Indemnification agreements in design professional services contracts prohibited.
HF2545 (Liebling) - Health definitions modified and added; Pharmacy Board powers, duties, and business regulation licensing, and immunization participation requirements changed; compounding requirements clarified; legend drug purchase allowed by educational institutions; drug handling in preparation for emergency use allowed; drug manufacturers payment reporting clarified; and substances added to the controlled substances schedules.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)

Capital Investment

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Overview of bonding for Library Accessibility Grant Program, Department of Education Overview of bonding for Early Childhood Facilities, Department of Human Services Informational hearing: HF2638 (Melin) Early childhood learning and child protection facility construction and rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Presentation of Perham Area Public Library

Education Finance

3/11/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1917 (Newton) - Safe Schools levy authority increased.
HF2299 (Ward) - Independent school districts and intermediate school districts building lease levy increased.
HF2648 (Kiel) - Environmental Protection Agency rule compliance included for school generators as an eligible use of health and safety revenue.
HF2696 (Brynaert) - Telecommunication access equity funding provided, and money appropriated.

Education Policy

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
The Committee will not reconvene this evening. HF111 Ward, J.E. will be added to Thursday's evening agenda or Friday's Agenda.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)

Energy Policy

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
**Action will be taken on HF2375 and HF1174. Amendments are due to Committee Administrator Peter Strohmeier by 12:30 p.m., March 10. If you want to sign up to testify, please contact Peter Strohmeier at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2375 (Hortman) - Public utilities; on-bill loan repayment programs provided, and long-range emission reduction planning required.
HF1174 (Falk) - Public Utilities Commission required to initiate a proceeding culminating in an order establishing standards for utility rates regarding the interconnection of small electric generating facilities.
Attachments:
(3/7/2014)
(3/10/2014)
(3/10/2014)

Property and Local Tax Division

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2303 (Simonson) - Duluth; local food and beverage and lodging taxes modified.
HF2697 (McNamar) - Supplemental county program aid payments provided for 2014 only, and money appropriated.
HF2321 (Savick) - Albert Lea; local sales and use tax expiration extended, and local approval provided.
HF2669 (Ward) - Baxter and Brainerd; local sales and use taxes extended.
HF2488 (Loeffler) - Proposed levies certification deadline extended for some local jurisdictions.

Taxes

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1892 (McNamar) - Motor vehicle purchase sales tax exemption provided to cities and counties.
HF2119 (Anderson) - Capital equipment exemption effective date changed.
HF2195 (Freiberg) - Local government exempt purchases modified.
HF2247 (Clark) - Public housing authorities exempted from some sales taxes, and public housing authority payments in lieu of taxes made optional rather than mandatory.
HF2322 (Nornes) - Agricultural drain tiles exempted from sales tax.
HF2422 (Freiberg) - Local government unit sales tax exemption modified.
HF2423 (Lesch) - Construction contract exemption applicability modified, and exemption for sales to government clarified.
HF2436 (Davids) - Nonprofit snowmobile club machinery and equipment purchases exempted from sales and use taxes.
HF2457 (Poppe) - Local government sales and use tax exemption expanded.
HF2532 (Zerwas) - Sales tax exemption for units of local government modified, and money appropriated.
HF2452 (Quam) - Biomass fuel sold to residential customers for residential use exemption provided.
HF2703 (Pugh) - Sales and use tax exempted for local government purchases made under a joint powers agreement.
HF2709 (Swedzinski) - Sales and use taxation exemption provided for donated materials for a library expansion.
HF2789 (Lenczewski) - City aid payment modifications provided for in lieu of taxes distribution, and aid losses calculation modified.
HF2277 (Lenczewski) - Tax policy changes made to property taxes and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provisions.
HF2607 (Swedzinski) - Motor vehicle sales tax exemption expanded for motor vehicle purchases by local units of government and special districts.

Transportation Policy

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Bills May Be Added to the Agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2255 (Dorholt) - Ignition interlock device program relating to criminal vehicular operation scope clarified.
HF2481 (Selcer) - Pupil transportation; seat belt cutters required in type III vehicles, school bus drivers required to conduct post-trip inspections, bus endorsement reporting and cancellation requirements modified, and penalties provided.
HF2214 (Sawatzky) - Transportation Department technical changes made, contract and project requirements clarified, Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge designated, bridge inspection authority provided, U-turn rules modified, covered farm vehicle requirements modified, expiration date extended, hours of service exemption provided, financing required for parking facility, and reporting requirements changed.
HF2728 (Simonson) - Motorized bicycle operator permits modified, commercial learner's permit fee established, improved driving skill examination scheduling provided, federal commercial motor vehicle laws conformed, and money appropriated.
HF1865 (Dorholt) - Transportation Department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
Attachments:
(3/7/2014)
(3/7/2014)
(3/7/2014)
(3/10/2014)
(3/10/2014)

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 11:40 AM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Thursday, March 13, 2014

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/11/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF1994 (Johnson) - Law enforcement agencies prohibited from using unmanned aerial cameras to gather evidence on individuals without a warrant or imminent threat.
HF2288 (Atkins) - Law enforcement required to secure a court order in order to receive cell phone tracking data.
HF1620 (Kahn) - Law enforcement agency prohibited from using drones to gather evidence or other information, drone use by persons prohibited, and federal agency drone use within the boundaries of Minnesota prohibited.
HF2552 (Lesch) - Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement regulated.
HF2553 (Lesch) - Government required to secure a search warrant for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, and law enforcement required to secure a search warrant in order to receive electronic device location information.
HF2940 (Lesch) - Electronic device surveillance equipment possession and use restricted.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)
(3/10/2014)

Legacy

3/11/2014
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Video Available:
House Legacy Committee
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF1926 (Hansen) Outdoor heritage funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)
(3/10/2014)
(3/10/2014)
(3/11/2014)
(3/11/2014)

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF2213 (Hortman) - Small servicer definition amended relating to mortgages, and Foreclosure Curative Act clarified.
HF2455 (Hilstrom) - Court reporter provisions modified.
HF2687 (Hilstrom) - District judge disposition monthly review authorized for compliance with 90-day disposition requirement.
HF2307 (Schoen) - Drug overdose prevention and medical assistance provided, and liability limited.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)
(3/11/2014)
(3/11/2014)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/11/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Agenda is subject to change.
Bills Added:
HF2059 (McNamar) - Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program modification funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2762 (Uglem) - Board of Cosmetologist Examiners changes made, and expedited rulemaking required.
HF2778 (Persell) - Minnesota New Markets Jobs Act adopted, capital provided for business growth in economically distressed communities, and penalties imposed.
HF2586 (Ward) - Minnesota investment fund administrative expenses modified.
Attachments:
(3/10/2014)

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/10/2014
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2556 (Newton) - Veterans housing and long-term care; new residential facility moratorium exemptions provided, grants provided for veteran housing needs assessments, and money appropriated.
HF2557 (Newton) - County veterans service officer duties, commissioner of veterans affairs' federal funding-related duties, and eligibility for veterans homes modified.
HF2757 (Newton) - Veterans homes cost of care calculations modified, and annual adjustments provided.

Ways and Means

3/10/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF2480 (Selcer) School Nutrition Program
Bills Added:
HF1874 (Persell) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.

Civil Law

3/10/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF2531 (Laine) Technical changes made, board authorized to request reconciliation information, fees authorized, board authorized to establish a system to store electronic records online, and definitions and fee amounts modified - pending re-referral, this bill will be listed third on the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2265 (Laine) - Secretary of state authorized to obtain data from the Public Safety Department, and to share data.
HF2300 (Melin) - Employment discrimination based on status as a family caregiver prohibited.
HF2274 (Masin) - Wage disclosure protected, and retaliation prohibited.
HF2259 (Yarusso) - Nursing mothers; unfair employment practices clarified.
HF2371 (Kahn) - Pregnancy and parenting leave provided, and pregnancy accomodations required.
HF2461 (Lesch) - Employee earned sick and safe time provided.
HF2180 (Murphy) - School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
Attachments:
(3/7/2014)
(3/8/2014)

Energy Policy

3/10/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
**Action will be taken on HF2537. Amendments are due to Committee Administrator Peter Strohmeier by noon, March 7. If you want to sign up to testify, please contact Peter Strohmeier at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2537 (Marquart) - Propane; terms of sale and service regulated and service during the heating season discontinued with respect to residential propane customers, and registration of and reporting by propane distributors required.
Attachments:
(3/7/2014)
(3/7/2014)

Housing Finance and Policy

3/10/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
In addition, the committee is expecting a DE Amendment for HF859 (Simon). As soon as it is received, it will be posted on the website. Please check back for details/updates.
Bills Added:
HF859 (Simon) - Landlords and tenants; victims of violence remedies established, and Housing Opportunity Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project established.
HF2763 (Isaacson) - Minnesota Housing Finance Agency obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws and rules repealed, conforming changes made, and State Register notice requirement changed.
HF2493 (Mariani) - St. Paul; emergency shelter and housing facility and a connection center facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2246 (Clark) - Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified.
Attachments:
(3/7/2014)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/7/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2656 (Huntley) - All-payer claim data use modified, and work group convened to make recommendations on expanded uses of the all-payer claims database.
HF2523 (Ward) - Local public health system changes made.
HF2649 (Schoen) - Continuing care provisions modified, changes made to requirements for personal care assistants and designation of a common entry point, and provider rate increase modified.
HF2258 (Loeffler) - Detoxification services medical assistance benefit established.
HF2806 (Liebling) - Affordable Care Act geographical considerations specified in regard to implementation and adjustment in Minnesota.
HF2772 (Loeffler) - Cleaning products containing triclosan sale prohibited.
Attachments:
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)
(3/6/2014)
(3/6/2014)
(3/6/2014)
(3/6/2014)

Education Policy

3/7/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2570 (Mariani) - Alternative compensation preparation revenue established; funding increased for school districts and charter schools engaged in teacher development, evaluation, and peer coaching; and money appropriated.
HF2283 (Selcer) - Teachers; advisory task force on better aligning Minnesota's alternative teacher professional pay system and teacher evaluation program established.
HF2271 (Erickson) - Teachers; performance-based pay system provided.
HF2775 (Brynaert) - Teacher evaluation programs aligned.
HF2683 (Bly) - Education; intervention requirement response established, and committee established to review statewide testing.
HF2396 (Morgan) - Military members or their spouses or inactive military veteran professional licensing boards required to expedite issuance of license or certification, and report required.
Attachments:
(3/6/2014)

Education Policy

3/6/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2569 (Sawatzky) - Educational opportunity for military children interstate compact adopted, and military-connected youth identifier required.
HF2396 (Morgan) - Military members or their spouses or inactive military veteran professional licensing boards required to expedite issuance of license or certification, and report required.
HF2683 (Bly) - Education; intervention requirement response established, and committee established to review statewide testing.
HF2012 (Dettmer) - High school students with disabilities allowed to transfer between schools without affecting their eligibility for varsity competition.
Attachments:
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)

Elections

3/6/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2516 (Bernardy) - Election administration related provisions modified; and technical changes made to voting, voter registration, ballots, and other election-related provisions.
HF2531 (Laine) - Campaign finance board duties modified, rulemaking required, online electronic records systems authorized, board authorized to request reconciliation information, penalties authorized, definitions and fee amounts modified, reporting and filing requirements modified, various technical and clarifying changes made, data classifications provided, and statements of economic interest modified.
HF2567 (Hansen) - Campaign finance; noncampaign disbursement definition modified.

Education Finance

3/6/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Conclusion of Department of Education update on 2013 omnibus E-12 education act (ch. 116) provisions, student academic achievement, and federal education funding
Bills Added:
HF2480 (Selcer) - School nutrition policy provided, and money appropriated.
HF2280 (Anderson) - School districts authorized to seek reimbursement of unpaid school meals money from the Education Department.
Attachments:
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)

Capital Investment

3/6/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Overview on bonding for Mighty Ducks and Mighty Kicks Informational-only hearing on: HF2033 (Carlson) Plymouth Ice Center renovation funding provided, bonds issued and money appropriated. Added: Presentation on Dassel-Cokato hockey arena
Bills Added:
HF868 (Hansen) - Mighty Ducks grant for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Agriculture Policy

3/6/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2538 (Poppe) - Farm-to-foodshelf program established, and money appropriated.

Health and Human Services Finance

3/6/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Primary Care Health Workforce Presentations, including graduate medical education and residencies.

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/6/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Pollinators: agency updates and public testimony

Taxes

3/6/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Evaluation of the Minnesota Angel Tax Credit Program: 2010-2012
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/6/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 11:40 AM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Monday, March 10, 2014

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/6/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills will be added to agenda. Continue to check this website for updates.
Bills Added:
HF2243 (Selcer) - Women entrepreneurs business development competitive grant program created, and money appropriated.
HF2291 (Morgan) - Women's economic self-sufficiency promoted; gender segregation in the workforce reduced; gender pay gap reduced through the participation of women in high-wage, high-demand, and nontraditional occupations; women and nontraditional jobs grant program established; and money appropriated.
HF2469 (Savick) - Military members or their spouses or inactive military veteran professional licensing boards required to expedite issuance of license or certification, and report required.
HF2659 (Slocum) - Threading exemptions provided, and good cause exemption authorized for rulemaking.
Attachments:
(3/5/2014)

Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/6/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF2285 (Lillie) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
HF2366 (Rosenthal) - Unemployment benefits eligibility modified when applicant is a victim of sexual assault or stalking.
HF2615 (Simonson) - Broadband service expansion to underserved areas grant program established, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/5/2014)

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/6/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Department of Corrections bonding bills
Bills Added:
HF179 (Lillie) - Maplewood; regional public safety training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1681 (Murphy) - Northeast Regional Correctional Center (NERCC) capital improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1822 (Dorholt) - St. Cloud; Minnesota correctional facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2339 (Bly) - Montgomery; funding provided for a public safety facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/5/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Update on safe harbor expenditures from Ramsey County Attorney John Choi's Office
Bills Added:
HF2144 (Paymar) - Sexual exploitation of youth; carryover to second year of grant and training funds to combat sexual exploitation of youth authorized.
HF2446 (Simonson) - Pharmacy Board cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, misbranded or adulterated drug laws modified, definition expanded, emergency drug scheduling authority sunset and legislative reporting requirement repealed, mandatory restitution provided, public education plan established, and money appropriated.

Legacy

3/5/2014
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Council on Black Minnesotans Minnesota Humanities Center

Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2300 (Melin) - Employment discrimination based on status as a family caregiver prohibited.
HF2259 (Yarusso) - Nursing mothers; unfair employment practices clarified.
HF2274 (Masin) - Wage disclosure protected, and retaliation prohibited.
HF2371 (Kahn) - Pregnancy and parenting leave provided, and pregnancy accomodations required.
HF2461 (Lesch) - Employee earned sick and safe time provided.
Attachments:
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/5/2014
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF2576 (Melin) - Criminal record expungement governing provisions modified, business screening services required to delete expunged records, and eviction record expungement allowed in some cases.
Attachments:
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/5/2014
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF2478 (O'Driscoll) Veterans in crisis; Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute de-escalation training
Bills Added:
HF2447 (Falk) - Veterans Day; employers required to provide veterans with time off.
HF2233 (Dettmer) - Federal individual income tax subtractions modified, and military retirement subtraction created.
HF2665 (Nelson) - Military affairs obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws removed.
Attachments:
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/5/2014)

Taxes

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2107 (Lenczewski) - Taxation obsolete provisions eliminated, and clarifying and minor policy changes made.
HF2578 (Lenczewski) - Revenue Department obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws and administrative rules removed.

Property and Local Tax Division

3/5/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF2426 (Dill) Taconite production tax distribution modified. HF2465 (Lien) Local government aid losses calculation modified. HF2261 (Persell) Disabled veteran homestead valuation exclusion extended. HF2399 (Anzelc) Property tax sliding scale market value exclusion for electric power generation efficiency eligibility. HF2432 (Anzelc) Itasca County authorized to issue general obligation bonds for the county nursing home. Bills may be added to the agenda.

Transportation Policy

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF2214 (Sawatzky) - Transportation Department technical changes made, contract and project requirements clarified, Michael Duane Clickner Memorial Bridge designated, bridge inspection authority provided, U-turn rules modified, covered farm vehicle requirements modified, expiration date extended, hours of service exemption provided, financing required for parking facility, and reporting requirements changed.
HF2266 (Benson) - Pupil transportation; type III drivers training frequency requirements amended.
HF2255 (Dorholt) - Ignition interlock device program relating to criminal vehicular operation scope clarified.
HF2394 (Schoen) - Deputy registrar residency requirement removed.
HF2481 (Selcer) - Pupil transportation; seat belt cutters required in type III vehicles, school bus drivers required to conduct post-trip inspections, bus endorsement reporting and cancellation requirements modified, and penalties provided.
HF1796 (Erhardt) - Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)

Transportation Finance

3/5/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Continuation of Oil Freight and Pipeline Safety Hearing held on Feb. 27.

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/5/2014
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2421 (Melin) - Firearm seizure penalty for baiting deer modified.
HF2542 (Hortman) - Lead and mercury products prohibited and regulated, and formaldehyde in children's products ban modified.
HF2543 (Hortman) - Environmental data classified, reporting requirements modified, permitting efficiencies modified and created, Pollution Control Agency duties modified, administrative penalty order and field citation provisions modified, civil penalties provided, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.

Government Operations

3/5/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2419 (Fritz) - State-administered retirement savings plan report to the legislature required by the commissioner of management and budget, and money appropriated.
HF2373 (Moran) - Equal pay certificate required as a condition for public contracts, data classified, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2282 (Norton) - Autism spectrum disorder statewide strategic plan implemented.
HF2120 (Holberg) - Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
HF1943 (Mullery) - State procurement provision modified relating to bidders' past work.
HF2088 (Fischer) - State hydrologist position established.
HF2091 (Winkler) - Private and public employee labor standards provided, minimum wage regulated, and state employee use of donated vacation leave regulated.
HF1931 (Halverson) - E-cigarettes, and nicotine and lobelia delivery products regulated.
Attachments:
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)

Housing Finance and Policy

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Agency overview from Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Bills Added:
HF1992 (Dehn) - Home and community-based waiver housing program requirement exceptions established.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added to the agenda. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF2177 (Ward) - Tanning equipment limited to persons age 18 or older.
HF2526 (Norton) - Newborn screening program modified.
HF2458 (Allen) - Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) participants educational opportunities modified.
HF2449 (Abeler) - Group residential housing agreements modified.
HF2408 (Newton) - Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) and home and community-based service provider reimbursement rates modified, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)
(3/5/2014)

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/5/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF2647 (Pelowski) - Higher education statutes modernized, streamlined, and clarified; unnecessary, or redundant laws and rules eliminated; and obsolete language and unnecessary verbiage deleted.

Agriculture Policy

3/5/2014
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Dairy Day at the Capitol.
Bills Added:
HF84 (Lesch) - Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)

Civil Law

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF300 (Clark) - Notice to quit or pay prior to filing an eviction action created.
HF2167 (Lesch) - Government data practice application clarified.
HF2385 (Lesch) - Expert review certification time limits adjusted because of recent amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure.
HF1941 (Dehn) - Mortgage foreclosure mediation established, and money appropriated.
HF2616 (Fischer) - Water appropriation provisions modified, and administrative penalties provided for violations.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/4/2014)

Education Finance

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
School Facilities Financing Working Group report

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/5/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2095 (Mullery) - Children's mental health screening and assessment procedures modified, and reports required.
HF2224 (Mullery) - High-risk children and youth projects established to provide early intervention collaborative services, and money appropriated.
HF2176 (Yarusso) - Montessori early childhood programs provided.
Attachments:
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)

Education Policy

3/5/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:45 PM
Agenda:
After HF2476, the Department of Education will present an overview of the recommendations from the Special Education Caseloads Task Force
Bills Added:
HF2476 (Davnie) - Restrictive procedures standards clarified for schools, and money appropriated.
HF2693 (Sawatzky) - Special Education Case Load and Rule Alignment Task Force 2014 recommendations implemented, and commissioner of education authorized to use expedited rulemaking to implement the rule recommendations of the task force.
HF2568 (Sawatzky) - Special education; paperwork burdens reduced by creating a unified online system for collecting and reporting required special education due process data and thereby increasing opportunities for special education educators to focus on teaching students.
Attachments:
(3/4/2014)

Education Policy

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF2272 (Davnie) - School service contracts best value analysis and minimum standards required.
HF2133 (Moran) - Postsecondary tuition endowment establishment task force created.
HF2326 (Slocum) - Recovery program additional funding sources created for students, and money appropriated.

Elections

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
House Files 2166, 2516 and 2531 may need to be progressed to Thursday's agenda.
Bills Added:
HF2096 (Simon) - Campaign finance definition modified, and voter registration and absentee ballot application online submission provided.
HF2265 (Laine) - Secretary of state authorized to obtain data from the Public Safety Department, and to share data.
HF2166 (Laine) - Electronic rosters authorized, evaluation required of the use of electronic rosters in the 2014 election, various technical and conforming changes made, and definitions provided.
HF2516 (Bernardy) - Election administration related provisions modified; and technical changes made to voting, voter registration, ballots, and other election-related provisions.
HF2531 (Laine) - Campaign finance board duties modified, rulemaking required, online electronic records systems authorized, board authorized to request reconciliation information, penalties authorized, definitions and fee amounts modified, reporting and filing requirements modified, various technical and clarifying changes made, data classifications provided, and statements of economic interest modified.
Attachments:
(2/28/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)

Education Finance

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Bills will be heard on an information-only basis. Other bills may be added. Perpich Center agency bonding request HF2378 (Davnie) Early education programs and developmental screening aid funding increased, English language learner services extended, adult basic education funding increased, charter school authorized to access lease aid for facilities leased from a school district, funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. - sections 2, 3 and 15 only HF2645 (Davnie) Minneapolis; early childhood education facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF2565 (Newton) Library accessibility and improvement grants program money appropriated, Books 4 Bricks program established, funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Bills Added:
HF1501 (Murphy) - Library accessibility and improvement grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2034 (Fritz) - Minnesota State Academies funding provided for asset preservation, a new dormitory, and Pollard Hall renovation; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
HF2047 (Anzelc) - Independent School District No. 317, Deer River; funding provided for building renovation, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2049 (Anzelc) - Independent School District No. 318, Grand Rapids; Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2345 (Gunther) - Jackson; library funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(2/28/2014)
(2/28/2014)

Civil Law

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF2598 (Halverson) - Personal property in self-storage laws regulating liens updated.
HF2616 (Fischer) - Water appropriation provisions modified, and administrative penalties provided for violations.
HF2582 (Lesch) - Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Act; public benefit corporations organization and operation provided.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Note: All bills related to liquor issues will be heard for informational purposes and laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus liquor bill.
Bills Added:
HF977 (Hortman) - Limited liability company organization and operation regulated, and Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act enacted.
HF1938 (Atkins) - Minnesota FAIR plan employee benefits authorized.
HF1965 (Lien) - Sacramental wine sale by religious stores allowed.
HF1972 (Clark) - American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis caterer's license allowed.
HF2162 (Winkler) - Golden Valley; on-sale license allowed for a golf course.
HF1808 (Slocum) - Richfield; on-sale wine and malt liquor licenses issuance authorized for the Richfield Ice Arena.
HF2161 (Hortman) - Brooklyn Park; on-sale intoxicating liquor license authorized.
HF2199 (Hoppe) - Farm wineries allowed to import bulk distilled spirits, and excise tax exemption created.
HF2200 (Hoppe) - Microdistillery sales expanded.
HF2435 (Davnie) - Small winery locations expanded.
HF2180 (Murphy) - School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
Attachments:
(2/28/2014)
(2/28/2014)

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF2275 (Moran) - St. Paul Promise Neighborhood (SPPN) grant money appropriated.
HF2273 (Mullery) - Northside Achievement Zone grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Capital Investment

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
Removed: Overview of state bonding for K-12 schools Perpich Center agency bonding request Bills will be heard on an information-only basis. Other bills may be added. HF1501 (Murphy) Library accessibility and improvement grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF2034 (Fritz) Minnesota State Academies funding provided for asset preservation, a new dormitory, and Pollard Hall renovation; bonds issued; and money appropriated. HF2047 (Anzelc) Independent School District No. 317, Deer River, funding provided for building renovation, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF2049 (Anzelc) Independent School District No. 318, Grand Rapids, Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Bills added for informational-only hearing: HF2345 (Gunther) Jackson; library funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF2378 (Davnie) Early education programs and developmental screening aid funding increased, English language learner services extended, adult basic education funding increased, charter school authorized to access lease aid for facilities leased from a school district, funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. - sections 2, 3 and 15 only Bills added for informational-only: HFxxxx (Davnie) Early childhood education facilities in Minneapolis HFxxxx (Newton) Establishing the Books 4 Bricks program
Attachments:
(2/28/2014)
(2/28/2014)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/4/2014
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
The committee will begin taking testimony on HF1818 when it reconvenes at 6 p.m. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn. Additional bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1872 (Atkins) - Pharmacy benefit manager maximum allowable cost pricing disclosed.
HF1818 (Melin) - Marijuana medical use permitted, fees set, rulemaking authorized, criminal and civil penalties provided, and money appropriated.
HF2545 (Liebling) - Health definitions modified and added; Pharmacy Board powers, duties, and business regulation licensing, and immunization participation requirements changed; compounding requirements clarified; legend drug purchase allowed by educational institutions; drug handling in preparation for emergency use allowed; drug manufacturers payment reporting clarified; and substances added to the controlled substances schedules.
HF2527 (Liebling) - Minnesota prescription monitoring program changes made, and report required.
Attachments:
(2/28/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)
(3/4/2014)

Health and Human Services Finance

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
To sign up to testify, please contact the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn. **Agenda subject to change**
Bills Added:
HF1897 (Liebling) - State Quality Council and regional quality council requirements modified, and money appropriated.
HF1733 (Loeffler) - Poison information centers funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1738 (Moran) - Dementia outreach pilot program for communities of color and other under-represented minority groups established, funding provided, and money appropriated for health outreach grants and specific education activities.
SF1272 (Clark) - Healthy housing grant program established, funding provided for healthy housing grants and lead poisoning prevention activities, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)

Government Operations

3/4/2014
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF1984 (Sundin) - Public construction accountability and transparency enhanced, and responsible contractor definition and requirement established.
HF1943 (Mullery) - State procurement provision modified relating to bidders' past work.
HF2088 (Fischer) - State hydrologist position established.
HF2091 (Winkler) - Private and public employee labor standards provided, minimum wage regulated, and state employee use of donated vacation leave regulated.
HF2120 (Holberg) - Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
Attachments:
(2/27/2014)
(2/28/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/4/2014
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF917 (Schoen) - Snowmobile definition changed, and snowmobile odometer tampering prohibited.
HF1864 (Fischer) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
HF2165 (Dill) - Minnesota Sustainable Forest Resources Act updated.
HF2097 (McNamara) - Timber sales and minerals leases Executive Council control eliminated.
HF2098 (McNamara) - Aquatic plant management permit maximum fee lowered, and rulemaking required.

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/4/2014
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Future Farmers of America DNR report on additional tools to implement groundwater sustainability requirements
Bills Added:
HF1926 (Hansen) - Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated, restoration evaluation requirements modified, requirements modified for acquisition of real property with money from legacy funds, and previous parks and trails fund appropriation modified.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
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(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Continuation of HF 1926
Bills Added:
HF1926 (Hansen) - Outdoor heritage fund money appropriated, restoration evaluation requirements modified, requirements modified for acquisition of real property with money from legacy funds, and previous parks and trails fund appropriation modified.
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
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(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)
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(3/3/2014)

Energy Policy

3/4/2014
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Short- and long-term issues related to the propane shortage. **HF2539 and HF2210 are informational only and no vote will be taken at this time.
Bills Added:
HF2210 (McNamar) - Propane price gouging prohibited.
HF2539 (Anderson) - Propane tanks exempted.

Transportation Policy

3/4/2014
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Amendments may be posted for bills on the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1796 (Erhardt) - Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
HF2149 (Erhardt) - I-494 rehabilitation work governing requirements established.
HF1335 (Rosenthal) - Collision requirements clarified, and terminology change made.
Attachments:
(2/27/2014)
(2/28/2014)
(3/3/2014)

Property and Local Tax Division

3/4/2014
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1884 (Davnie) A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; eliminating certain minor property tax classifications HF1895 (Sundin) Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District levy authority granted. HF 2102 (Torkelson) Conservation easements valuation reductions reinstated.

Taxes

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
The committee will hear the Department of Revenue's technical and policy bills.
Bills Added:
HF2277 (Lenczewski) - Tax policy changes made to property taxes and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provisions.
HF2278 (Lenczewski) - Income and franchise taxes, property taxes, sales and use taxes, and other taxes and tax provisions technical and clarifying changes made.

Ways and Means

3/4/2014
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Meeting at 11:40 AM
Agenda:
Budget Resolution
Attachments:
(3/3/2014)
(3/4/2014)

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/4/2014
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Thursday, March 6, 2014

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/4/2014
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF2188 (Hortman) - Spousal real estate ownership and mortgage redemption period clarifying and conforming changes made, and transfer on death deeds modified.
HF2190 (Rosenthal) - Business organization prefiling document review provided, and limited liability companies and business corporations regulated.
HF2479 (Hilstrom) - Housing courts and housing calendars allowed to use referees almost exclusively for landlord and tenant cases.
HF2668 (Hilstrom) - Courts and elections; errors and omissions petitioners shall also serve the petition on all candidates for the office in which the error or omission is alleged, raised court seal and notarial act requirements eliminated, and application of fine payment to restitution before application to court fines permitted.
Attachments:
(2/27/2014)
(3/3/2014)
(3/3/2014)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/4/2014
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda. Please check back for updates.
Bills Added:
HF2337 (Runbeck) - Hugo; storm water handling systems project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2025 (Dehn) - Full employment initiative created in targeted labor surplus areas.
HF2254 (Clark) - Small business incubators capital improvements provided, neighborhood development center small business incubator revolving fund established, and money appropriated.
HF2040 (Ward) - Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport water and sanitary sewer service funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2043 (Ward) - Pequot Lakes; grant funding provided to replace spray irrigation field equipment at the wastewater treatment facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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