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Audio/Video Archives - 2011-2012 Regular Session

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Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/27/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF908 (Torkelson) - Wetland Conservation Act modified.
HF1513 (Torkelson) - Wholesale energy rate payment provided for qualifying facility.
HF1471 (Hortman) - Electronic device recycling requirements modified.
HF1097 (McNamara) - Pesticide control, peatland protection, fees and fee disposition, invasive species provisions, cash match requirements, state water trails and waysides, Mineral Coordinating Committee, watercraft titling, special vehicle use on roadways, oxygenated gasoline requirements, Water Law, local ordinance requirements, waste management provisions, landfill cleanup program, and environmental review requirements modified; citizen oversight committees provided; adopt-a-WMA program created; dual registration of motorcycles and disposition of fees provided; nonresident off-road vehicle state trail pass required; and money appropriated.
HF1463 (Anderson) - Waste Management Act modified.
HF1451 (McNamara) - Shallow lakes management report required.
Attachments:
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Judiciary Policy and Finance

4/27/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HFXXXX (HF1573) Will and Trust Construction Revision (To Be Introduced) HF951 and HF952 - Testimony Only Bills not listed in order of agenda Other bills may be added as referred from other committees
Bills Added:
HF1198 (Mazorol) - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated.
HF1384 (Davids) - Charitable or religious organization transfers excluded from the fraudulent transfers act.
HF1418 (Woodard) - Successor corporation asbestos-related liabilities limited.
HF1423 (Gottwalt) - Adoption assistance reform, child protection, child support, and technical and conforming amendments provided.
HF473 (Smith) - Child support; calculation of maintenance after child support provided.
HF951 (Mazorol) - Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act provisions changed, updated, and clarified.
HF952 (Mazorol) - Guardianship compensation provisions clarified.
HF1217 (Smith) - Sex trafficking victim cause of action created.
HF876 (Smith) - Court hearing opening modified in delinquency or extended jurisdiction juvenile proceedings.
HF465 (Smith) - Safe at home program provision added, and protective orders provided.
HF322 (Scott) - Parenting time presumption increased.
HF292 (Anderson) - Child custody; parenting plans required by both parents.
HF1573 (Hortman) - Courts authorized to construe will and trust provisions, Uniform Disclaimer or Property Interests Act updated and revised, receivership provisions changed, assignments provided for the benefit of creditors, conforming amendments made, and statutory sections renumbered.
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Transportation Policy and Finance

4/27/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF867 (Anderson) - Driving instruction permit provisions modified and clarified.
HF1067 (Nelson) - Rail bank property prohibited activities provisions modified, and misdemeanor penalty imposed.
HF1412 (Murray) - Electric-assisted bicycle operation requirements and regulation amended, and electric-assisted bicycle operation permitted on bikeways and bicycle trails.
HF676 (Cornish) - Unmarked vehicle plates provided for conservation officers.
HF328 (Westrom) - Elbow Lake Municipal-Pride of the Prairie Airport public seaplane base license issued.
HF1223 (Smith) - Commissioner of transportation's duties regarding passenger railroads modified.
HF744 (Murray) - Winter storm preparation road equipment exemption from highway restrictions modified.
HF1537 (Hosch) - Protective agents right to escort oversized loads clarified.
HF1526 (Quam) - Frontage road and ramp for controlled access highways distinction made, and municipal road authorities authorized to issue permits for driveway access to frontage roads and ramps for controlled access to highways.
HF1488 (Quam) - Municipal state aid to cities formula modified.
HF1434 (Gauthier) - Working capital loans to small businesses provided to secure contracts with government agencies.
HF1482 (Hornstein) - Driver license acceptable methods of payment provided, and surcharge imposed.
Attachments:
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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

4/27/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be added to the agenda
Bills Added:
HF730 (Mazorol) - Fairness for Responsible Drivers Act established, remedies of uninsured motorists limited, and amount of criminal fines increased.
HF894 (Mazorol) - Noneconomic detriment damages limitation modified.
HF1395 (Loon) - Uninsured and underinsured coverages, medical benefits, arbitration, and marketing practices regulated; and automobile medical fraud reduced.
HF1326 (Atkins) - Microdistillery and brewer taproom licenses provided for; temporary and on-sale municipal licenses authorized; technical, clarifying, and other changes made to license provisions; on-sale and off-sales licenses authorized by White Bear Township; off-sale licenses authorized by the City of Rochester; and legislative review of community baseball alcohol issues provided.
HF1530 (Mazorol) - Title insurers statutory premium reserves regulated.
HF371 (Hoppe) - Local government employees required to approve participation in or withdrawal from the public employees insurance program.
HF834 (Hoppe) - Public employee insurance program administrated by Minnesota Management and Budget for local government employees changes made, and program required to pay taxes and assessments on the same basis as private sector health insurers.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Reform

4/27/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
HF1020 will be the omnibus health and human services policy bill. Additional bills may be added. We will be placing a 30 minute time limit for each bill. The 30 minutes includes both the presentation and testimony (both for and against). If you would like to testify, please contact Holly Iverson at holly.iverson@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF1543 (Gottwalt) - Health care program provisions changed; technical and policy changes made; obsolete language clarified; federal conformity changed; eligibility requirements clarified; pharmaceutical provisions modified; covered services clarified; elderly waiver payment eliminated; right to appeal and appeal processes provided; provider requirements imposed; nonemergency medical transportation report required; and managed care and county-based purchasing data report required.
HF1475 (Lanning) - Children and family services provisional technical and policy changes made, Minnesota family investment program and child care assistance program changes made, and Minnesota family investment program and diversionary work program simplified.
HF926 (Gottwalt) - Health coverage mandate evaluation provisions changed.
HF1020 (Gottwalt) - Health and human services program policy provisions changed, nonemergency medical transportation proposal required, pharmacy audit integrity program and Minnesota Autism Spectrum Task Force created, state funds prohibited for abortions, health occupations licensing provisions amended, licenses prohibited to individuals with felony-level criminal sexual conduct offenses, and Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act created.
HF1445 (Liebling) - Body art technician provisions changed.
HF523 (Quam) - Children and Community Services Act service plan requirements changed.
HF1404 (Franson) - Gager's Law enacted, and standards adopted that govern outdoor activity at licensed child care facilities.
HF1500 (Anderson) - Chemical and mental health services changes made, and rate reforms made.
HF1508 (Schomacker) - Resident case mix classification changed.
HF1334 (Mack) - Chiropractor scope of practice modified.
HF1498 (Liebling) - Human services agency provisions modified, and agency hearing and appeals provisions modified.
HF1341 (McDonald) - Health services to children under Minnesota public health care programs fiscal information reporting required.
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Rules and Legislative Administration

4/27/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Thursday, April 28

Legacy Funding Division

4/27/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Final mark-up and passage of Legacy omnibus bill
Bills Added:
HF1061 (Urdahl) - Legacy bill; outdoor heritage, clean water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funding provided, provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Judiciary Policy and Finance

4/26/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills not listed in order of agenda HF56 is laid over from a previous hearing - No Public Testimony
Bills Added:
HF56 (Dill) - Veteran waiver of immunity provided to sue the state of Minnesota as an employer in federal or other courts for violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
HF436 (Smith) - Collaborative law process evidence availability limited.
HF465 (Smith) - Safe at home program provision added, and protective orders provided.
HF747 (Mazorol) - Attorney fee relation to damages awarded factor provided.
HF876 (Smith) - Court hearing opening modified in delinquency or extended jurisdiction juvenile proceedings.
HF997 (Westrom) - State agency civil penalty imposition regulated, and fees and expenses awarded to prevailing parties in actions involving state agencies.
HF1162 (Ward) - Nonnative species provisions modified, permits to control or harvest aquatic plants requirements modified, and criminal and civil penalties provided.
HF1217 (Smith) - Sex trafficking victim cause of action created.
Attachments:
(4/21/2011)
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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF516 (Vogel) - Animal control mandates removed.
HF1263 (Hancock) - County seed and feed loan obsolete provisions repealed.
HF467 (Gruenhagen) - Commissioner of corrections directed to implement a gardening program at state correctional facilities.

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills may not be heard in the order listed. Bills not heard during the morning meeting will be heard in the evening.
Bills Added:
HF922 (Kiel) - Collector emergency vehicles allowed to display and use nonconforming colored lights.
HF1245 (McFarlane) - Firearm possession by a minor included as unlawful for purposes of orders to enjoin gang activity.
HF1359 (Barrett) - State controlled substance schedules aligned with federal controlled substance schedules, Board of Pharmacy authority modified to regulate controlled substances, and electronic prescribing of controlled substances allowed.
HF1428 (Westrom) - Emily's Law established, and age of extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution for violent offenses lowered.
HF1514 (Cornish) - State law enforcement agencies required to report on the transfer of cases involving forfeiture to the federal government, and more uniformity in terminology provided.
HF1534 (Cornish) - Forfeiture law general criminal code clarified.
HF1535 (Cornish) - DWI, off-highway vehicle, drive-by shooting, designated offense, and controlled substance forfeiture laws changes made to provide more uniformity; monetary cap raised on the value of property forfeitures that may be adjudicated in conciliation court; forfeited property prohibited from being sold to prosecuting authorities or persons related to prosecuting authorities; and general criminal code forfeiture law, necessity of conviction, and burden of proof clarified.
HF1520 (Mullery) - State controlled substance schedules aligned with federal controlled substance schedules, Board of Pharmacy authority modified to regulate controlled substances, and electronic prescribing of controlled substances allowed.
Attachments:
(4/21/2011)
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Meeting at 6:00 PM

Government Operations and Elections

4/26/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF1579 (McFarlane) A bill for an act relating to counties; giving counties authority to provide for the general welfare; establishing an alternative service delivery pilot program for waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 375.18, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 402A.
Bills Added:
HF1440 (Beard) - Hydroelectric facility municipal approval exception provided.
HF1506 (Banaian) - Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy membership, duties, and responsibilities changed, and money appropriated.
HF1538 (Peppin) - Contribution and expenditure limits modified.
HF1331 (Benson) - State agencies required to enter into contracts to provide consulting services for improvements to state-operated systems and services.
HF1332 (Hansen) - Legislative auditor governing provisions modified.
HF1339 (Abeler) - My Life, My Choices Task Force established.
HF1363 (Scalze) - Metrodome Task Force established.
Attachments:
(4/21/2011)
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Redistricting

4/26/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HC2 (Anderson) - Redistricting; a house concurrent resolution relating to redistricting, establishing districting principles for legislative and congressional plans.
HF1547 (Anderson) - Districting principles established for legislative and congressional plans.
Attachments:
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Education Reform

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1487 (Myhra) - Statewide literacy initiative formulated to ensure students succeed in achieving grade-level reading proficiency by the end of grade 3, and data provided to improve student outcomes.
HF1381 (Erickson) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education policy provided, including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, student transportation, and early childhood education.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Votes will be taken on all bills.
Bills Added:
HF1122 (Anderson) - Pesticide application regulating authority clarified.
HF182 (Beard) - State and local water management study required.
HF716 (Gunther) - Mandatory environmental review requirements modified for certain facilities.
HF1238 (Fabian) - Local ordinance requirements modified, and subsurface sewage treatment systems ordinance adoption delay extended.
HF1360 (Torkelson) - Environmental Quality Board modified and duties eliminated and reassigned.
HF1509 (Torkelson) - Clean Water Partnership Law modified.
HF1545 (McNamara) - Energy Reliability and Intervention Office established within Department of Commerce to replace Energy Issues Intervention Office and energy reliability administrator, and conforming changes made.
Attachments:
(4/25/2011)
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(4/26/2011)
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Health and Human Services Reform

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added. We will be placing a 30 minute time limit for each bill. The 30 minutes includes both the presentation and testimony (both for and against). If you would like to testify, please contact Holly Iverson at holly.iverson@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF482 (Downey) - Funeral goods sale license requirement clarified.
HF637 (Drazkowski) - Food, beverage, and lodging establishment statutes exemption modified.
HF1236 (Hamilton) - Pharmacy audit integrity program established.
HF1461 (Abeler) - Human services licensing provisions changes made, data practice provisions changed, Human Services Background Studies Act amended, social worker licensure provisions made, and licensing provisions established for alcohol counselors.
HF1498 (Liebling) - Human services agency provisions modified, and agency hearing and appeals provisions modified.
HF763 (Hilty) - Swimming pool pond exemption expiration date removed.
HF383 (Hamilton) - New radiation therapy facility construction criteria established, and radiation therapy facility capacity study required.
HF595 (Anderson) - Criteria established that must be met before a new radiation therapy facility can be constructed, and radiation therapy facility capacity study required.
HF1478 (Kiffmeyer) - Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified.
Attachments:
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Commerce and Regulatory Reform

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1422 (Simon) - Professional athlete drug and alcohol testing provisions modified.
HF1410 (O'Driscoll) - Workers' compensation self-insurance groups permitted to substitute an insurance policy for a security deposit to ensure payment of claims.
HF1303 (Garofalo) - Revenue-based filing fee gradually adjusted beginning in fiscal year 2014.
HF441 (Loon) - 911 fee collection from prepaid wireless telecommunications and prepaid wireless E911 services provided.
HF1459 (Lanning) - Minnesota State University, Moorhead alcohol license restrictions modified.
HF1485 (Lanning) - New National Football League stadium provided for in Minnesota; Minnesota Stadium Authority established; and Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished; local tax revenue use, electronic pull-tab games, electronic linked bingo games, and sports-themed tipboard games provided for; conditional imposition of taxes and revenue collection provided for; lawful gambling tax rates modified; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
HF1476 (Scott) - Prevailing wage provisions added to and modified, and money appropriated.
HF1473 (Hoppe) - Insurance definitions modified, life insurance and title insurance reserves modified, accounts and funding agreements regulated, obsolete and conflicting provisions repealed, and conforming changes made.

Legacy Funding Division

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Arts and Cultural Heritage portion of the omnibus bill will be discussed-amendments taken up Public testimony will be heard
Bills Added:
HF1061 (Urdahl) - Legacy bill; outdoor heritage, clean water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funding provided, provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/26/2011)
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Data Practices Subcommittee

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1461 (Abeler) Human services licensing provisions changes made, data practice provisions changed, Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults Act amended, and Human Services Background Studies Act amended. HF1533 (Peppin) Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board procedures and requirements changed. *If the agenda is not finished during the scheduled meeting time, the Data Practices Subcommittee will reconvene at a later date. **HF1532 was tentatively scheduled to be heard by the subcommittee but has been removed. ***HF1461 and 1533 will be heard on an informational basis, and will be moved when the bill is officially in the committee's possession.
Bills Added:
HF601 (Holberg) - Optional disclosure of public appraisals provided by a government entity.
HF1466 (Scott) - Data practices technical changes made.
HF1370 (Paymar) - Law enforcement data sharing permitted.
HF1130 (Nornes) - Student record and data use provided for.
HF1060 (Beard) - "Personnel data" definition modified; data obtained for design-build transportation projects, adopt-a-highway program related data, and mileage-based road users data classified; and traffic accident related data provisions modified.
Attachments:
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Civil Law

4/26/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 PM
Agenda:
*Any bills not finished during the meeting time may be taken up on Wednesday, April 27. **Any bills recommended to pass by the Data Practices Subcommittee will be referred to the Civil Law Committee and re-referred based on the subcommittee's recommendation. No additional public testimony will be taken during the Civil Law Committee.
Bills Added:
HF770 (Mazorol) - Interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments regulated.
HF951 (Mazorol) - Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act provisions changed, updated, and clarified.
HF952 (Mazorol) - Guardianship compensation provisions clarified.
SF55 (Woodard) - Charter school authorizer approval deadline modified.
HF1119 (Kiffmeyer) - Voter eligibility requirements conformed to constitutional requirements.
Attachments:
(4/26/2011)
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Civil Law

4/18/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
**Please note the order of the bills has changed.
Bills Added:
SF55 (Woodard) - Charter school authorizer approval deadline modified.
HF473 (Smith) - Child support; calculation of maintenance after child support provided.
HF749 (Smith) - Family Reunification Act of 2011 created.
HF1484 (Kelly) - Adult education tracking system modified.
Attachments:
(4/15/2011)
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Transportation Policy and Finance

4/18/2011
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Discussion, testimony and amendments on HF210 and HF89 will be limited to sections of the bills under the jurisdiction of the Transportation Policy and Finance Committee.
Bills Added:
HF210 (Kiffmeyer) - Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, identification cards provided at no charge, provisional ballot procedures established, challenged voter eligibility list created, election administration procedures specified, electronic polling place rosters allowed and standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated.
HF89 (Benson) - Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, voter identification card provided at no charge, canvassing deadlines changed, notice required, provisional balloting procedure established, and money appropriated.
HF1403 (Beard) - Metropolitan transportation planning modified, metropolitan transportation board created, and board designated as the metropolitan planning organization for purposes of federal transportation law.
HF1109 (Smith) - DWI conviction driver's license revocation period provisions clarified and conformed.
HF676 (Cornish) - Unmarked vehicle plates provided for conservation officers.
HF1367 (Banaian) - Mississippi River bikeway trail established, Veterans Memorial Highway description modified, left turns regulated, and commissioner of transportation authorized to pursue federal financing and local government participation for rail service improvement.
HF1310 (Shimanski) - Transportation policy governing provisions provided, including traffic regulations, bikeways, motor vehicle requirements, vehicle registration and license plates, driver's license fee payments, alternative financing for transportation projects, motor carriers and commercial drivers, and rail programs; misdemeanor penalty imposed; fees established; provisions repealed; and technical changes made.
HF1378 (Buesgens) - Transportation project alternative financing and investment provided.
HF1214 (Hortman) - Child passenger restraint system provisions modified.
HF1067 (Nelson) - Rail bank property prohibited activities provisions modified, and misdemeanor penalty imposed.
Attachments:
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Government Operations and Elections

4/18/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF1455 (Urdahl) State Capitol Preservation Commission established, and money appropriated. The order of the agenda is subject to change.
Bills Added:
HF905 (Hamilton) - Youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities policies established.
HF1440 (Beard) - Hydroelectric facility municipal approval exception provided.
HF1470 (Stensrud) - State government resource recovery program changes made.
HF1144 (Cornish) - State employee group insurance program limited reinstatement of coverage provided.
HF1408 (Sanders) - Vacancies in nomination procedures and requirements changed.
HF1506 (Banaian) - Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy membership, duties, and responsibilities changed, and money appropriated.
HF1533 (Peppin) - Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board procedures and requirements changed.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/18/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
All bills will be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus policy bill.
Bills Added:
HF1148 (Murdock) - Landfill cleanup program modified.
HF1243 (McFarlane) - White Bear Lake Conservation District authority modified.
HF1115 (Anderson) - Wildlife Management Area; adopt-a-WMA program created.
HF111 (Poppe) - Cedar River state water trail designated.
HF882 (McNamara) - Urban storm water retention pond buffers required.

Education Reform

4/14/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
SF170 (Kieffer) - Teacher candidates required to pass basic skills exam.
HF966 (Mariani) - Teacher Tenure Act modified for school districts located in a city of the first class.
HF563 (Moran) - School board creation of full-service school zones authorized.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/14/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1230 (Fabian) - State land disposition of receipts modified; state parks, state recreation areas, state forests, and state wildlife management areas added to and deleted from; Mississippi River management plan modified; and public and private sales and conveyances authorized for certain state lands.
HF1353 (Dittrich) - Minnesota's permanent school trust lands independent authority created to manage, supervise, and administer.
HF1097 (McNamara) - Pesticide control, peatland protection, fees and fee disposition, invasive species provisions, cash match requirements, state water trails and waysides, Mineral Coordinating Committee, watercraft titling, special vehicle use on roadways, oxygenated gasoline requirements, Water Law, local ordinance requirements, waste management provisions, landfill cleanup program, and environmental review requirements modified; citizen oversight committees provided; adopt-a-WMA program created; dual registration of motorcycles and disposition of fees provided; nonresident off-road vehicle state trail pass required; and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Judiciary Policy and Finance

4/14/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF32 (Dill) - State and municipal liability provided for claims involving certain nonprofit organizations.
HF211 (Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
HF465 (Smith) - Safe at home program provision added, and protective orders provided.
HF708 (Champion) - Determination modified when a party prevails on a claim removed from conciliation court to district court for the purposes of recovering district court costs.
HF747 (Mazorol) - Attorney fee relation to damages awarded factor provided.
HF1217 (Smith) - Sex trafficking victim cause of action created.
HF1298 (Smith) - District judge disposition monthly review authorized for compliance with 90-day disposition requirement.
HF199 (Gottwalt) - Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act; freedom of choice in health care for every resident of Minnesota declared, and statement of public policy provided.
HF1124 (Anderson) - Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF506 (Shimanski) - Fourth-degree assault crime and the assaulting a police horse crime expanded to provide more protection to law enforcement assistants.
HF436 (Smith) - Collaborative law process evidence availability limited.
Attachments:
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State Government Finance

4/14/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
No public testimony.
Bills Added:
HF210 (Kiffmeyer) - Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, identification cards provided at no charge, provisional ballot procedures established, challenged voter eligibility list created, election administration procedures specified, electronic polling place rosters allowed and standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF42 (Davids) Omnibus tax bill. Walk-through of spreadsheet side-by-side House Conferees: Davids, Loon, Anderson, S., Runbeck, Lenczewski Senate Conferees: Ortman, Limmer, Rosen, Senjem, Chamberlain
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
HF577/SF1047* (Lanning/Parry) Omnibus state government finance bill SENATE CONFEREES: Parry; Gazelka; Thompson; Daley; Vandeveer HOUSE CONFEREES: Lanning; Downey; Benson; Stensrud; Anderson
Attachments:
(4/12/2011)
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Government Operations and Elections

4/14/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1376 (Leidiger) - E-Verify use required by state contractors.
HF1205 (Holberg) - County park fee restriction modified.
HF1036 (Sanders) - State passenger vehicle fleet management and consolidation provided.
HF1411 (Kahn) - Geospatial advisory council provisions changed and expiration date extended.
HF1269 (McFarlane) - Campaign finance and public disclosure law definition of "public official" changed.
HF554 (Johnson) - Mississippi River Parkway Commission expiration date changed.

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

4/14/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF522 (Drazkowski) - Sheriffs authorized to determine appropriate staff level for county jail operation, and administrative rule establishing staffing requirement for jails repealed.
HF956 (Cornish) - Natural resource enforcement provisions modified.
HF977 (Cornish) - State Patrol prohibited from closing or consolidating dispatch centers.
HF1428 (Westrom) - Emily's Law established, and age of extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution for violent offenses lowered.

Rules and Legislative Administration

4/14/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Monday, April 18

Property and Local Tax Division

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF548 (Buesgens) Game bird and waterfowl sale included in the definition of agricultural products. Presentation of the 2009 Minnesota City Finances Report - State Auditor Rebecca Otto

State Government Finance

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
HF1231 (Paymar) Policy, technical, administrative, enforcement, and other changes made to individual income, corporate franchise, estate, sales and use, property, insurance, and other taxes and tax-related provisions, and conforming to Internal Revenue Code changes. ***NOTE: HF1231 is Governor Dayton's tax plan*** If you would like to testify please contact the Committee Administrator Bobby Patrick, VI at 651-296-4119 or bobby.patrick@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF247 (Davids) - State and local government finance provisions changed relating to income and corporate, property, sales and use, mineral, and miscellaneous taxes; and other provisions changed relating to local development, estate taxes, and homestead market value cleanup; and money appropriated.
HF1084 (Davids) - Wisconsin reciprocity agreement negotiation directed and its termination permitted only by law.
HF548 (Buesgens) - Game bird and waterfowl sale included in the definition of agricultural products.
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1234 (Downey) - Commissioner of administration required to issue a request for proposals and enter into a contract for strategic sourcing consulting services, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/12/2011)
(4/12/2011)

Government Operations and Elections

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF984 (Hackbarth) - Game and fish; aquaculture provisions modified; compensation and assistance provisions for crop damage by elk modified; fish and wildlife management plan requirements modified; taking, possessing, and transporting wild animal provisions modified; acquisition procedures modified; penalty and license provisions modified; Board of Water and Soil Resources duties modified; and landowner liability for state walk-in access program limited.
HF1088 (Drazkowski) - State agency natural disaster response provisions modified.
HF462 (Norton) - Nurse Licensure Compact, appointments provided, and money appropriated.

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills may not be heard in the order listed.
Bills Added:
HF537 (Urdahl) - Speeding violation of ten miles per hour over the 60 mile per hour limit provided to not go on a driver's driving record.
HF721 (Kiffmeyer) - Disability parking provisions modified.
HF1109 (Smith) - DWI conviction driver's license revocation period provisions clarified and conformed.
Attachments:
(4/11/2011)
(4/11/2011)

Taxes

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Rules and Legislative Administration

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:15 PM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for Thursday, April 14

Civil Law

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF997 (Westrom) - State agency civil penalty imposition regulated, and fees and expenses awarded to prevailing parties in actions involving state agencies.
HF1343 (Dettmer) - Immunity provided in cases involving the use of school facilities for recreational activities.
HF1418 (Woodard) - Successor corporation asbestos-related liabilities limited.
Attachments:
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Transportation Policy and Finance

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF615 (Buesgens) - Driver education requirements modified for obtaining an instruction permit.
HF867 (Anderson) - Driving instruction permit provisions modified and clarified.
HF1289 (Mack) - Buses provisions modified authorizing the use of highway shoulders.
HF1208 (Quam) - Highway 52 sign placement required.
HF1374 (Garofalo) - Farmington; deputy registrar and driver's license agent appointment governed.
HF493 (Vogel) - Motor vehicle dealer record alternative site authorized, and motor vehicle registration provision modified.
HF1361 (Buesgens) - Public impound lot definition modified.
HF459 (Fritz) - Deputy John W. Liebenstein Memorial Highway designated.
Attachments:
(4/12/2011)
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Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/13/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1025 (Beard) - Energy rates, conservation and savings programs, utility cost recovery and investments, qualifying facilities and non-generating utilities, rate impacts, large energy customers, cold weather notices, hydropower, transmission lines, Public Utilities Commission approval for utilities' security issuance, Energy Reliability and Intervention Office establishement, the Energy Conservation Information Center and residential weatherization programs, Melrose Public Utilities Commission membership provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1189 (Beard) - Conservation improvement program exemption provisions modified.
HF850 (Beard) - Public Utilities Commission authority to approve multiyear rate plan clarified, and multiple rate riders consolidated into single large energy project.
HF1052 (Beard) - Energy customers permitted to seek exemptions from a utility's conservation investment program, and clarifying changes made.
HF1193 (Beard) - Municipalities and electric cooperative associations regulations amended with respect to energy conservation programs.
HF1375 (Scott) - Renewable energy standard compliance rate impact information required.
HF1440 (Beard) - Hydroelectric facility municipal approval exception provided.
Attachments:
(4/11/2011)
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Meeting at 2:45 PM
Bills Added:
HF146 (Hilty) - Carlton County; public sale authorized for tax-forfeited land bordering public waters.
HF325 (Hilty) - Carlton County; public sale authorized for tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
HF631 (Dill) - St. Louis County; public and private sales of tax-forfeited land authorized.
HF813 (Anzelc) - Itasca County; private sale of tax-forfeited land authorized.
HF814 (Anzelc) - Itasca County; sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public waters authorized.
HF1340 (Hilty) - Pine County; public and private sales of tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters permitted.
HF35 (Dill) - Lake County; tax-forfeited land private sales authorized.
HF259 (Peppin) - Mississippi River management plan modified.
HF839 (Hilty) - Private sale of tax-forfeited land authorized.
HF1030 (Kiel) - East Grand Forks; Red River State Recreation Area reimbursement costs required.
HF1230 (Fabian) - State land disposition of receipts modified; state parks, state recreation areas, state forests, and state wildlife management areas added to and deleted from; Mississippi River management plan modified; and public and private sales and conveyances authorized for certain state lands.

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
*Other bills may be added*
Bills Added:
HF327 (Hamilton) - Microdistilleries authorized.
HF448 (Simon) - Liquor store clothing and memorabilia exclusive sales allowed.
HF703 (Loon) - Brewer's license holder allowed to operate on-sale facility.
HF889 (Beard) - Shakopee; Raceway Park liquor license authorized.

Health and Human Services Reform

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added. We will be placing a 30 minute time limit for each bill. The 30 minutes includes both the presentation and testimony (both for and against). If you would like to testify, please contact Holly Iverson at holly.iverson@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF1184 (Anderson) - Family day care requirements modified.
HF1406 (Hamilton) - Continuing care provisions amended, telephone equipment program changed, disability service provisions changed, comprehensive assessments and case management services reformed, nursing facility provisions changed, and technical and conforming changes made.
HF222 (Gottwalt) - Health plans guaranteed issue in the individual market required; Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association reinsurance of ceded risk on certain health plans required, and additional enrollment ended.
HF1383 (Abeler) - Alcohol and drug counselor licensure requirements modified.
HF1382 (Abeler) - Health board licensing provisions changed.
HF1191 (Abeler) - Social worker licensure provisions modified.
HF905 (Hamilton) - Youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities policies established.
HF1373 (Gottwalt) - Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force extended.
HF1423 (Gottwalt) - Adoption assistance reform, child protection, child support, and technical and conforming amendments provided.
HF1166 (Gottwalt) - Medical assistance reimbursement changed under other state health care programs, and mandatory participation by health maintenance organizations repealed.
HF1138 (Abeler) - Case management and personal care assistance appeals conference required.
Attachments:
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Legacy Funding Division

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Legacy Environment Omnibus mark-up continued
Bills Added:
HF1061 (Urdahl) - Legacy bill; outdoor heritage, clean water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funding provided, provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance

4/13/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF625 (Anderson) - Livestock liability activities regulated.
HF264 (Urdahl) - Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act; actions against persons for weight gain as a result of food consumption prohibited.
HF1347 (Anderson) - Dairy Research, Teaching, and Consumer Education Authority established, and duties and procedures specified.

Education Reform

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills not completed will be added to the next committee meeting's agenda.
Bills Added:
HF682 (Kiel) - Career and technical levy modified, and career and technical education credits provided.
HF617 (Woodard) - AmeriCorps Innovation aligned to federal law.
HF575 (Erickson) - Probationary teacher and principal status governing requirements clarified.
HF563 (Moran) - School board creation of full-service school zones authorized.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1082 (Beard) - Cold weather rule electronic notification authorized.
HF1212 (Anderson) - Melrose Public Utilities Commission membership increased from three to five members.
HF1375 (Scott) - Renewable energy standard compliance rate impact information required.
HF220 (Hancock) - Renewable energy standard obligation calculation definition modified.
HF618 (Beard) - Innovative energy project provisions modified and clarified.
HF1433 (Hilty) - Utility report filing, weatherization programs, and public utility commission assessment technical changes made and provisions modified; obsolete and redundant language removed; and reporting requirements provided.
HF1432 (Hilty) - Energy Conservation Information Center relieved from data-gathering responsibilities.
HF1431 (Hilty) - Transmission projects report provisions modified.
Attachments:
(4/11/2011)
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Judiciary Policy and Finance

4/12/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF56 (Dill) - Veteran waiver of immunity provided to sue the state of Minnesota as an employer in federal or other courts for violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
HF201 (Scott) - Abortion funding limited for state-sponsored health programs.
HF229 (Downey) - Child certified as an adult detainment in a juvenile facility provided pending the outcome of criminal proceedings, and judges authorized to prohibit juvenile sex offenders from residing near their victims.
HF436 (Smith) - Collaborative law process evidence availability limited.
HF795 (Hoppe) - Bermuda; human services commissioner instructed to initiate a foreign reciprocal agreement.
HF506 (Shimanski) - Fourth-degree assault crime and the assaulting a police horse crime expanded to provide more protection to law enforcement assistants.
HF1124 (Anderson) - Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF1370 (Paymar) - Law enforcement data sharing permitted.
Attachments:
(4/11/2011)
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State Government Finance

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1286 (Loeffler) - Capitol site structural risk assessment required.
HF1287 (Hansen) - Phase 1 Capitol security and access improvements money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/11/2011)
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Government Operations and Elections

4/12/2011
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1117 (O'Driscoll) - Bond requirements for state depositories changed.
HF1152 (Sanders) - Pawnbrokers pledged goods return and location restrictions regulated.
HF745 (Mack) - Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force created, appointments provided, and development of a statewide strategic plan required.

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Bills may not be heard in the order listed.
Bills Added:
HF467 (Gruenhagen) - Commissioner of corrections directed to implement a gardening program at state correctional facilities.
HF921 (Leidiger) - Targeted misdemeanor clarified to include no contact order misdemeanor violations for the purpose of requiring fingerprinting.
HF1162 (Ward) - Nonnative species provisions modified, permits to control or harvest aquatic plants requirements modified, and criminal and civil penalties provided.
HF1270 (McDonald) - E-charging expanded to include citations, juvenile adjudication, and implied test refusal or failure.
HF1285 (Mullery) - Controlled substances Schedule I list added to.
HF1359 (Barrett) - State controlled substance schedules aligned with federal controlled substance schedules, Board of Pharmacy authority modified to regulate controlled substances, and electronic prescribing of controlled substances allowed.

Redistricting

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Todd Klingel: Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce Bill Blazar: Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Deb McMillan: Southwest Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce Judy Johnson: Twin West Chamber of Commerce

Jobs and Economic Development Finance

4/12/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF 632 (Howes) Maintenance plumbers licensed, and fees modified -- pending re-referral
Bills Added:
HF611 (Gunther) - Small business loan guarantee program created.
HF1396 (Gunther) - Unemployment insurance and workforce development provisions modified.
HF1170 (Gunther) - Worker classification regulation, penalties, and fees modified.
HF1362 (Kieffer) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, and duties, benefits, and requirements changed, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.

Capital Investment

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF194 (Anderson) - State agencies required to track and report on the number of jobs created or retained as a result of capital project funding.
HF369 (Banaian) - Capital investment return determination information required.

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1134 (Hoppe) - Annuity products regulated, and National Association of Insurance Commissioners model regulation enacted and modified relating to suitability in annuity transactions.
HF1405 (Daudt) - Claims processing regulated for insurance on portable electronics products, and automated claims processing system use permitted to requirements and safeguards.
HF1326 (Atkins) - Microdistillery and brewer taproom licenses provided for; temporary and on-sale municipal licenses authorized; technical, clarifying, and other changes made to license provisions; on-sale and off-sales licenses authorized by White Bear Township; off-sale licenses authorized by the City of Rochester; and legislative review of community baseball alcohol issues provided.
HF1174 (Hoppe) - Private, nonprofit college on-sale liquor license provided with conditions.
HF1248 (McFarlane) - White Bear Township allowed to issue liquor licenses.
HF1253 (Scott) - Wineries allowed to have temporary on-sale licenses.

Health and Human Services Reform

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added We will be placing a 30 minute time limit for each bill. The 30 minutes includes both the presentation and testimony (both for and against). If you would like to testify, please contact Holly Iverson at holly.iverson@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF928 (Falk) - Publicly owned nursing facility cost additional local share clarified, and publicly owned nursing facility payment rate clarified.
HF979 (Lanning) - Uniform asset limit requirement analysis required across human service assistance programs.
HF1087 (McElfatrick) - Nursing; criminal history record check required, and money appropriated.
HF122 (Davids) - Dental provider contracts and provider audits regulated.
HF1138 (Abeler) - Case management and personal care assistance appeals conference required.
HF1185 (Abeler) - Contracting procedures between health care providers and health plan companies adjusted.
HF912 (Abeler) - Special family day care homes requirement provided.
HF1339 (Abeler) - My Life, My Choices Task Force established.
HF1166 (Gottwalt) - Medical assistance reimbursement changed under other state health care programs, and mandatory participation by health maintenance organizations repealed.
Attachments:
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Legacy Funding Division

4/12/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Legacy Environment Omnibus Bill Discussion Incorporation of following bills into omnibus: HF471, HF656, HF1106, HFXXX (Outdoor Heritage, Clean Water, and Parks & Trails, Arts and Cultural Heritage) Public testimony will be heard DE Amendment will be posted ASAP
Bills Added:
HF1061 (Urdahl) - Legacy bill; outdoor heritage, clean water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funding provided, provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(4/7/2011)
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Civil Law

4/11/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF322 (Scott) - Parenting time presumption increased.
HF447 (Kelly) - Vulnerable adult criminal abuse made a registrable offense under the predatory offender registration law; investigation, review, and hearing provisions modified; terminology changed; criminal penalty increased for assaulting a vulnerable adult; and criminal penalties provided.
HF1198 (Mazorol) - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated.
Attachments:
(4/8/2011)
(4/8/2011)

Transportation Policy and Finance

4/11/2011
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
No official action will be taken on HF615 or HF867 at this hearing.
Bills Added:
HF615 (Buesgens) - Driver education requirements modified for obtaining an instruction permit.
HF867 (Anderson) - Driving instruction permit provisions modified and clarified.
HF1032 (Torkelson) - Prevailing hours of labor requirements modified.
HF922 (Kiel) - Collector emergency vehicles allowed to display and use nonconforming colored lights.
HF1348 (Beard) - Railroad property exempted from storm sewer or storm water utility assessments, levies, or charges.
HF1284 (Beard) - Omnibus transportation policy bill.
Attachments:
(4/8/2011)
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Education Reform

4/8/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF905 (Hamilton) - Youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities policies established.
HF1092 (Buesgens) - Teachers taking early retirement allowed to continue coaching, and application deadline modified for certain charter school authorizers.
HF575 (Erickson) - Probationary teacher and principal status governing requirements clarified.

Government Operations and Elections

4/7/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 11:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1234 (Downey) - Commissioner of administration required to issue a request for proposals and enter into a contract for strategic sourcing consulting services, and money appropriated.
HF429 (Dettmer) - Anoka County; countywide public safety improvement finance cost authority expanded.
HF1139 (Hancock) - Public safety equipment single source acquisition and long-term leasing authorized.
HF962 (Howes) - Tobacco license suspension alternatives authorized for sales to minors upon compliance with requirements.

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

4/7/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1362 (Kieffer) - Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, and duties, benefits, and requirements changed, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.
HF926 (Gottwalt) - Health coverage mandate evaluation provisions changed.
HF895 (Hoppe) - Insurance notices and authorization collected information modified, and insurance appraisers regulated.
HF809 (Anderson) - Gratuity sharing notice provided, and employers authorized to safeguard and disburse shared gratuities.

Redistricting

4/7/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF978 (Sanders) - Election administration and districting procedures modified.
Attachments:
(4/6/2011)
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State Government Finance

4/7/2011
Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
Testifiers will be limited to 2 minutes each for public testimony on this bill and limited to one testifer on behalf of each organization. If you wish to be added to the list to testify on this bill please contact Committee Legislative Assistant Johnna Oneill at johnna.oneill@house.mn or 651-296-4230.
Bills Added:
HF210 (Kiffmeyer) - Voter picture identification required before receiving a ballot, identification cards provided at no charge, provisional ballot procedures established, challenged voter eligibility list created, election administration procedures specified, electronic polling place rosters allowed and standards set, electronic roster implementation legislative task force created, recount procedures enacted, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Education Reform

4/7/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 5:00 PM
Bills Added:
SF55 (Woodard) - Charter school authorizer approval deadline modified.
HF1321 (Woodard) - Charter school provisions clarified.
HF1372 (Woodard) - Charter school law clarified.
HF672 (Dettmer) - Charter school pilot project established to examine the policy implications of allowing the charter school to become an educational entity within a school district while retaining the autonomy and flexibility of a charter school.

Rules and Legislative Administration

4/6/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Thursday, April 7

Ways and Means

4/5/2011
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF927/SF760 Omnibus health and human services finance bill HF8 (Gottwalt) Healthy Minnesota contribution program established, and plan required to redesign service delivery for lower-income MinnesotaCare enrollees, and Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association required to offer a high-deductible, basic plan. Amendments should be submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 5 p.m., Monday, April 4.
Attachments:
(4/1/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

4/5/2011
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Finish Game & Fish bill discussion/amendments
Bills Added:
HF984 (Hackbarth) - Game and fish; aquaculture provisions modified; compensation and assistance provisions for crop damage by elk modified; fish and wildlife management plan requirements modified; taking, possessing, and transporting wild animal provisions modified; acquisition procedures modified; penalty and license provisions modified; Board of Water and Soil Resources duties modified; and landowner liability for state walk-in access program limited.
Attachments:
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/1/2011)

Transportation Policy and Finance

4/5/2011
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Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
Bills may be removed from the agenda depending upon available time.
Bills Added:
HF387 (Kelly) - Driver's license reinstatement diversion pilot program county participation allowed, and diversion pilot program extended.
HF721 (Kiffmeyer) - Disability parking provisions modified.
HF1105 (Kiel) - Pickup truck provisions modified.
HF186 (Urdahl) - Driver's license expiration period extended while person is serving in active military service.
HF537 (Urdahl) - Speeding violation of ten miles per hour over the 60 mile per hour limit provided to not go on a driver's driving record.
HF554 (Johnson) - Mississippi River Parkway Commission expiration date changed.
HF724 (Anzelc) - Route No. 332 removed from trunk highway system.
HF587 (Beard) - Dan Patch commuter rail line restrictions removed.
Attachments:
(4/4/2011)
(4/5/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/5/2011)

Veterans Services Division

4/4/2011
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Meeting at 11:30 AM
Agenda:
Testifying on HF1327: Rep. Bruce Anderson, Jerry Kiser, MAG, Dan Severson, MAG, Ralph Donais, MAG, Jim Cownie, Mn/DOT Testifying on HF1124: Rep. Bruce Anderson, John D. Baker, Attorney at Baker Williams, LLP, Trista Matascastillo, Veterans Advocate, Captain Roy Mokoss, Current Commander at US Marine Corps Reserve Minneapolis Testifying on HF836: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll, Peter J Skwira, NR Section Manager, DNR Testifying on HF56: Rep. David Dill, Clint Bucher, Planner Principal State, Veterans Affairs Dept
Bills Added:
HF1327 (Anderson) - Veteran-owned small business set-aside program changed, veteran-owned small business county set-aside programs authorized, and reporting requirements changed.
HF1124 (Anderson) - Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF836 (O'Driscoll) - Service member preference expanded for game and fish lottery and drawing.
HF56 (Dill) - Veteran waiver of immunity provided to sue the state of Minnesota as an employer in federal or other courts for violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.

Ways and Means

4/4/2011
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Meeting at 6:15 PM
Agenda:
Budget Resolution Amendment HF577/SF1047 Omnibus state government finance bill Amendments should submitted to alex.smith@house.mn by 12 p.m., Monday, April 4.
Attachments:
(4/1/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/4/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/1/2011)
(4/4/2011)

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

4/4/2011
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Meeting at 5:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1195 (Anderson) - Loan transaction fees and charges authorized.
HF1152 (Sanders) - Pawnbrokers pledged goods return and location restrictions regulated.
HF569 (Howes) - Well contractor licensing requirements modified.
HF632 (Howes) - Maintenance plumbers licensed, and fees modified.
SF551 (Vogel) - Summer collegiate league baseball stadium or ballpark license issued to cities.
HF837 (Sanders) - Air admittance valve building code requirements modified to create jobs through innovative technology.

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

3/31/2011
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF984 (Hackbarth) - Game and fish; aquaculture provisions modified; compensation and assistance provisions for crop damage by elk modified; fish and wildlife management plan requirements modified; taking, possessing, and transporting wild animal provisions modified; acquisition procedures modified; penalty and license provisions modified; Board of Water and Soil Resources duties modified; and landowner liability for state walk-in access program limited.
Attachments:
(3/30/2011)
(3/30/2011)
(3/30/2011)
(3/30/2011)
(3/30/2011)
(3/30/2011)

Ways and Means

3/30/2011
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Meeting at 10:30 AM
Agenda:
HF440 Omnibus judiciary finance bill HF853 Omnibus public safety finance bill
Attachments:
(3/29/2011)
(3/29/2011)
(3/29/2011)
(3/29/2011)
(3/29/2011)
(3/29/2011)

Taxes

3/30/2011
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Video Available:
House Taxes Committee

Redistricting

3/29/2011
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Tom Gillaspy, Census Demographics
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