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Audio/Video Archives - 2007-2008 Regular Session

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Biosciences and Emerging Technology

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1747 (Davnie) Qualified business ventures investment income tax credit provided. (Informational Hearing) Presentation about Venture Capital

Commerce and Labor

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1190 (Nelson) Plumbing Council established. HF1283 (Nelson) Misrepresentation of employees as independent contractors prohibited, and review of certifications of independent contractor status required. HF754 (Mullery) Plumbers licenses required statewide. HF1336 (Mahoney) Council of High Pressure Piping Systems established, and fees required. HF0571(Hilstrom) Defining best value; changing provisions for acquisition and competitive bidding. HF1208 (Mahoney) State Building Code modified, and construction code and licensing provisions modified and recodified. HF1335 (Poppe) Real estate appraisers; consistent use of State Building Code's definition of a "story above grade" required. HF1609 (Clark) Employee statements protected from employer retaliation, complaint procedures established, investigative jurisdiction specified, and civil penalties imposed. HF0997 (Kahn) Off-sale wine licenses authorized for supermarkets. Presentation and testimony on HF0997 will begin at 5:00pm. Those wishing to testify may contact Elizabeth Emerson, Committee Administrator, at 651-296-7175 or elizabeth.emerson@house.mn.

E-12 Education

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1794 (Slawik) Children's early literacy funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1321 (Bunn) World languages provided as a required academic standard, and money appropriated. HF1424 (Paulsen) World language academic standards, proficiency, resources, and capacity development provided; and money appropriated. HF420 (Ward) Health and physical education course requirements provided HF615 (Walker) Comprehensive family life and sexuality education programs provided, and money appropriated. HF1698 (Norton) Scholar loan program established to encourage teacher diversity in schools, revolving account established, and money appropriated. HF1087 (Mullery) Teacher residency induction program provided supporting effective instruction for diverse student populations, and money appropriated. HF623 (Solberg) has been removed from the agenda. HF1794 (Slawik) has been added to the agenda.

Environment and Natural Resources

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF593 (Juhnke) Public waters wetlands access restrictions modified HF1024 (Wagenius) Natural resources; agency service requirements, drainage repair and abandonment requirements, wetlands replacement requirements and exemptions modified; civil enforcement provided; and money appropriated HF1343 (Hansen) Wetland replacement requirements and agency service requirements modified, civil enforcement provided, and money appropriated HF1935 (Ozment) Wetland conservation act changes proposed HF1930 (Hansen) Board of Water and Soil Resources oversight of local government water management **ADDED**·HF1016 (Hansen) Forest pest control measures provided Game, Fish & Forestry Division Report: HF1116 (Dill) Game and fish definitions, fees, license and stamp provisions, and possession and taking provisions modified; apprentice hunter validation provided; and criminal and civil penalties imposed

Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF308 (Olin) Bovine tuberculosis control funding provided, and money appropriated. HF710 (Peterson) Sustainable agriculture demonstration grants provided, and money appropriated. HF846 (Doty) Organic certification cost-share assistance and sustainable agriculture demonstration grants funding provided, and money appropriated. HF769 (Hansen) Native plant agronomic research funding provided, technical advisory committee established, and money appropriated. HF884 (Otremba) Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council funding provided, and money appropriated. HF104 (Sailor) Animals killed by order of the Board of Animal Health reimbursement limits removed.

Capital Investment Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF865 (Urdahl) Greenleaf Lake State Park land acquisition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF858 (Sailer) Big Bog State Recreation Area funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF25 (Anzelc) Itasca County infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF28 (Scalze) Trunk Highway 36 Rice Street bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF1646 (Hamilton) Worthington redevelopment grant requirements clarified. HF1257 (Urdahl) Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Bills that are not heard during this meeting will be continued on the agenda for the 6:30pm meeting in Room 500N Bill removed: HF961 (Ruud) Eden Prairie veterans memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Meeting at 6:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills that were not heard during the earlier Capital Investment hearing today are continued on the agenda for this meeting. Update from Minnesota Department of Transportation on Local Bridge Replacement Program HF864 (McNamara) Hastings Veterans Home supportive housing funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF1207 (McNamara) Red Wing juvenile corrections facility vocational education building funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF1308 (Tingelstad) Anoka County regional forensic crime laboratory funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF1523 (Bigham) Washington County Disabled Veteran's Rest Camp funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF1673 (Sailer) Gonvick regional emergency training administration center predesign funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Bills Added: HF502 (Beard) Scott County regional public safety training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF1243 (Bunn) Big Marine Park Reserve improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated HF1263 (Abeler) Anoka County forensic crime lab funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1275 (Lesch) St. Paul neighborhood circulators grant provided, and money appropriated HF1276 (Murphy, E) St. Paul; professional development funding provided to parks and library staff who interact with children and families, and money appropriated HF1277 (Mariani) St. Paul; grant provided to notify citizens of youth services available in the community, and money appropriated HF1264 (Eastlund) Early childhood education access grants contribution and early childhood educational expenses income tax credit authorized HF1056 (Slawik) Early childhood education provisions modified.

K-12 Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF365 (Morgan) Alternative teacher pay calculation for intermediate school districts modified. HF668 (Garofalo) School aid payment percentage increased from 90 percent to 95 percent. HF805 (Ruud) Inflationary adjustment limitation removed relating to school district referendum allowance limit. HF1428 (Davnie) Site decision-making program grants provided, and money appropriated. HF558 (Peterson) School district sharing of superintendents incentive created, and money appropriated. HF153 (Urdahl) School district shared superintendent aid provided, and money appropriated. HF1411 (Howes) Small schools declining enrollment revenue provided. HF1565 (Welti) Consolidating school districts state aid increased. HF521 (Heidgerken) Veteran's Day paid day off provided to veterans employed by school districts, Veteran's Day educational instruction required, and private employers encouraged to grant paid holiday to veterans.
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
HF208 (Rukavina) School districts authorized to levy for health care costs. HF836 (Kalin) Debt service equalization aid program state aid increased, and money appropriated. HF837 (Lanning) Debt service equalization aid increased, and equalizing factors indexed. HF839 (Welti) Debt service equalization aid program state aid increased, and money appropriated. HF1083 (Anzelc) Maximum effort capital loan school districts tax base modified to calculate debt service levies. HF101 (Demmer) Agricultural land excluded from the tax base for school bonded debt levies. HF681 (Sviggum) Agricultural property excluded from tax base for school bonded debt levies, agricultural land valuation based on production value, and money appropriated. HF466 (Dittrich) Property tax relief provided; and equity, transition, and referendum equalization levies increased and indexed. HF467 (Dittrich) Property tax relief provided; and debt service equalization revenue, health and safety, deferred maintenance, and operating capital levies increased and indexed. HF680 (Hilstrom) School finance equalizing factors indexed at 150 percent of the state average tax base per pupil. HF927 (Hortman) Equity, transition, and referendum revenue programs equalizing factor increased. HF1518 (Brown) Local government aid programs and appropriations modified, and school finance equalizing factors indexed. HF800 (Demmer) School districts and counties mutually authorized to mutually agree to extend the time allowed before the date of the proposed property tax levy certification. HF1692 (Davnie) Taxpayer notice modified on renewal of school district operating referendum. Bill added to agenda HF1868 (Abeler) Debt service and referendum equalization aid programs equalizing factors indexed.

Higher Education and Work Force Development Policy and Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF648 (Mahoney) making various policy, housekeeping, and style changes to the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law HF1252 (Murphy) appropriating money for transition services for deaf, hard-of-hearing, and deaf-blind students HF1338 (Brynaert) appropriating money for extended employment services for persons with disabilities HF973 (Clark) authorizing employment support for persons with mental illness HF1430 (Clark) allowing grants-in-aid to workforce development intermediaries HF254 (Mahoney) appropriating money for job training programs HF426 (Hamilton) has been removed from the agenda

Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF250 (Peterson, A.) Ambulance service and interhospital transfer provisions modified. HF869 (Sailer) Urban and tribal Indian housing programs funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1233 (Benson) Foodshelf programs funding provided, and money appropriated. HF724 (Madore) Family homeless prevention and assistance program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
HF595 (Laine) Family visiting program provisions modified, and money appropriated. HF939 (Kranz) Deed tax percentage adjusted, rental housing assistance provided, housing account for leverage opportunity established, and money appropriated.

Public Safety Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF950 (Carlson) Resuming the payment of certain bail proceeds to the municipalities and subdivisions of government in Hennepin County. HF1461 (Smith) Regulating interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments; modifying the method used to calculate interest. HF1510 (Lesch) Appropriating money to replace eliminated federal funds. HF693 (Lesch) Authorizing payment of drivers' license reinstatement fee and surcharge in installment payments.

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
HF971 (Hosch) Senior citizen programs funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1587 (Tschumper) Office of Ombudsman for Older Minnesotans staff positions authorized, and money appropriated. HF1170 (Hausman) Living-at-home/block nurse programs grant amounts increased and indexed, number of programs increased, grant administration funding provided, and money appropriated. HF444 (Johnson) Senior nutrition funding restored, grants provided, and money appropriated. HF1408 (Howes) Removed from the agenda.

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF 577 (Hansen) Ditch buffer and drainage and inspection requirements modified, and money appropriated. HF 1143 (Morrow) Minnesota River Basin Joint Powers Board funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 816 (McNamara) Prairie and wetland restoration planning and resource inventory funding provided relating to University of Minnesota land in Dakota county.

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
MN League of Conservation Voters HF926 (Peterson, A.) Septic systems' impact on the environment study provided through the University of Minnesota Extension Service, and money appropriated. HF1488 (Peterson, A.) Ecological services for native habitats funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1489 (Peterson, A.) Clean Water Legacy Act ecological services funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 607 (Anzelc) Plasma torch gasification facility feasibility study funding provided, and funding appropriated. HF944 (Juhnke) Fishing; Let's Go Fishing grants provided to promote fishing opportunities, and money appropriated. HF299 (Dill) Timber permit extension, cancellation, and terminations provided. HF602 (Dill) International Wolf Center renovations funding provided, and money appropriated. Removed: HF354 (Anzelc)

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1259 (Kalin) Absent voters procedures and requirements modified, emergency situations provided, and study required. HF1110 (Hilty) Election definitions and procedures modified, complaint and resolution process established, penalties imposed, and money appropriated. HF729 (Emmer) Competitive bidding contracts prohibited with companies or entities that have certain criminal or civil judgments.

Transportation Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Subcommittee report HF1376 (Holberg) Extinguishing interest in abandoned town road requirements modified. Hearings HF546 (Hornstein) State employee cost comparison required before entering into transportation privatization contracts, ten percent savings requirement specified, and annual report required. HF1714 (Hornstein) Railroad Walkways Safety Act adopted, state rail safety inspector position established, special account provided, penalties imposed, and money appropriated. HF1772 (Morrow) Greater Minnesota transit federal funds use authorized. HF1635 (Lieder) Highway safety improvement account established, and eligible purposes modified for expenditure of five percent of highway user tax distribution fund. HF735 (Lieder) State entry authorized onto real property for geotechnical investigation under eminent domain, bridge and culvert provisions modified, rail service improvements funds regulated, state rail bank property regulated, and penalties imposed. HF1920 (Hornstein) HF1867 (Hilstrom) Vehicle registration taxes, title transaction fees, and driver's license fees increased. HF1940 (Beard) A bill for an act relating to airports; creating an advisory task force to study airport funding issues and the state airports fund; requiring a report; appropriating money HF1636 (Lieder) Trunk highway interchanges construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. (has been removed from the agenda)

State Government Finance Division

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Office of the Secretary of State: agency overview and budget presentation; Office of the Governor: agency overview and budget presentation.

Health and Human Services

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF1067 (Huntley) Mental health provisions modified, county board duties clarified, mental health service delivery reform provided, grants authorized; and medical assistance and MinnesotaCare coverage modified. HF605 (Walker) Minnesota Family Investment Program and child care provisions modified. HF609 (Loeffler) Food stamp requirements modified. HF746 (Thissen) Family stabilization services program established, work participation bonus provided, work for low-income families support funding provided, and money appropriated. HF842 (Huntley) Child care, children and family, licensing, health care, continuing care, mental health, health insurance and Department of Health provisions modified. HF1401 (Fritz) Reverse mortgage incentive program established, eligibility requirements and other standards provided. HF916 (Thissen) Child care centers and homes inspections and reports required.
Meeting at 6:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1409 (Gottwalt) Well contractor's license provisions modified. HF1873 (Bunn) Health care cost containment goals annual reports required, medical expenditure review committee and health care transformation task force established, performance payments modified, grants provided. HF1856 (Huntley) Universal health coverage provided, health care access portal established, dependent coverage extended, tax credits provided, prevention programs established, and money appropriated. HF1726 (Thissen) Health Records Act adopted. HF1588 (Winkler) State employees electronic health records pilot project established. HF1870 (Thissen) Uniform health plan claims processing required. HF1809 (Dominguez) Essential community provider status applications and renewals authorized, safety net health care providers grants provided, reimbursement rates modified, MinnesotaCare outreach grants and study required, and money appropriated HF297 (Huntley) Health care premiums restricted, universal health care plan required, MinnesotaCare provisions modified, residents right to affordable health care stated, money appropriated, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Public Safety and Civil Justice

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1569 (Olin) Requiring credit be given to driver's license offenses committed in Canada; HF1506 (Olin) Authorizing an innocent party's name associated with a criminal history to be redacted under certain circumstances; HF1225 (Olin) Modifying the limitation on actions for damages based on services or construction to improve real property for certain actions; HF1278 (Olin) Providing for homestead property; HF767 (Dominguez) Appropriating money for an offender reentry pilot project; HF1043 (Simon) Requiring predatory offenders to register electronic mail addresses and related information to law enforcement; HF1063 (Simon) Adopting the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act. HF1441 (Simon) Limited purpose companies; making nonsubstantive term changes. HF1396 (Madore) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1146 (Murphy, M) Has been removed from the agenda.
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1823 (Paymar) Establishing a five-year demonstration project designed to apply best practices to improve and promote the recovery and success of high-risk adults who frequently use costly public services such as emergency rooms, treatment programs, jails, prisons, and detoxification facilities; combining an innovative management and governance structure; assembling core services currently provided separately, including housing, behavioral health, health care, employment, and community and family reengagement; appropriating money; HF895 (Eken) Authorizing withdrawal by a county from a regional jail system; HF1360 (Simon) Relating to data practices; clarifying duties and classifications; making technical changes; HF1173 (Hornstein) Classifying certain labor relations data related to the Metropolitan Council as nonpublic data; HF904 (Dill) Modifying land acquisition requirements; modifying land owners' bill of rights; modifying recordation requirements for mineral interests; adding to and deleting from state parks; authorizing public and private sales and conveyances of certain state lands. HF772 (Paymar) Has been removed from the agenda. HF906 (Thissen) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1171 (Davnie) Has been removed from the agenda. HF1726 (Thissen) Has been removed from the agenda.

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Monday, March 12, 2007
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF849 (Moe) Shoreland resorts development regulation provided. HF756( Doty) National Historic Places property sale restriction repealed. HF1105 (Laine) Charter commission expense limitations increased for certain cities. HF1193 (Sailer) Beltrami County; Office of County Recorder appointment process provided. HF1337 (Davnie) Minneapolis street and street lighting construction funding authorized. HF1327 (Marquart) Lake improvement districts requirements modified. HF1160 (Hilstrom) Local governments and school districts postemployment benefits trusts authorized, and money appropriated. HF1005 (Lenczewski) Municipal postemployment benefits for retired officers and employees authorized. HF868 (Buesgens) Trust funds for postemployment benefits authorized for political subdivisions. HF531 (Beard) Scott County library board provided as an advisory to the county board. HF1432 has been removed from the agenda HF1254 has been removed from the agenda
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