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Audio/Video Archives - 2013-2014 Regular Session

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Education Finance

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF1058 (Winkler) Early learning scholarship program established, access to quality early learning and care expanded, and money appropriated - removed from the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF448 (Bernardy) - School lunch aid increased.
HF818 (Moran) - Minnesota Principals' Academy funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF973 (Davnie) - Collaborative urban educator recruitment and training program grants authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF1359 (Mahoney) - Workers' compensation; various policy and housekeeping changes made, advisory council recommendations adopted, and report required.
HF1320 (Anzelc) - Mine inspector provisions and technical, clarifying, and other policy changes made.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)

Government Operations

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added to the agenda
Bills Added:
HF338 (Bly) - Eminent domain provisions modified with respect to electric power utilities.
HF758 (Albright) - Adult basic education program representative added to the Workforce Development Council.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF1096 (Rosenthal) - Nonviolent controlled substance offender expired program reenactment authorized.
HF404 (Mack) - Return on taxpayer investment (ROTI) methodology and practice for human services and corrections programs study and development money appropriated.
HF525 (Erhardt) - Active duty service members allowed to take a peace officer reciprocity examination.
HF1095 (Metsa) - Motor vehicles; registration rules and periods clarified; trip permit rules, veteran special plate design, and record retention requirements modified; federal requirements conformed; background checks authorized for department employees; and language pertaining to senior identification cards clarified.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/20/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added. HF1184 is informational. HF573 and 894 are pending referral on House floor. Phase 3, Budget Building: Begin development of committee bill.
Bills Added:
HF1184 (Murphy) - Omnibus state government finance and veteran affairs bill.
HF699 (Simonson) - Public safety personnel on authorized leave reimbursement grants provided to local units of government.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
HF1291 (Kahn) - Appropriations provided to continue in effect in the absence of a major appropriation bill with certain exceptions and adjustments.
HF1436 (Dettmer) - USS Minnesota commissioning grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF894 (Simon) - Omnibus elections policy bill.
Attachments:
(3/20/2013)
(3/20/2013)
(3/20/2013)

Housing Finance and Policy

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1476 (Clark) - East African women in Minnesota grant funding provided to promote safety and welfare, and money appropriated.
HF1539 (Clark) - Open Access Connection grant funding provided for free voice mail services, and money appropriated.
HF1595 (Simonson) - Minnesota Housing Finance Agency directed to assist in the repair of flood-damaged properties, and report required.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)

Civil Law

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
***Note:*** HF 1002, HF1377 and HF276 are pending re-referral and will be taken up when the committee reconvenes at 6 p.m. Amendments for these bills will be accepted until 2 p.m. March 20. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF1112 (Winkler) - Secretary of state duties and responsibilities modified, and standard of conduct provided for directors of cooperatives.
HF131 (Slocum) - Estate sale conductors required to post a bond to protect owners of property to be sold.
HF739 (Moran) - Children and family service provisions modified; data practice provisions changed; and contractual agreement provisions changed with tribes, child care programs, community action agencies, the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), general assistance, group residential housing, and maltreatment reporting.
HF183 (Holberg) - Data practices; penalties and procedures related to unauthorized access to data by a public employee enhanced, and data submission by law enforcement agencies to Comprehensive Incident Based Reporting System (CIBRS) provided to be public.
HF474 (Holberg) - Automated license plate reader data classified, log of use required, and data required to be destroyed.
HF1058 (Winkler) - Early learning scholarship program established, access to quality early learning and care expanded, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF647 (Atkins) - Division of insurance fraud renamed; subpoenas, coverages, and real estate appraiser licenses regulated; continuing education and risk-based capital requirements, workers' compensation self-insurance plan funding, services requests, and petroleum product specifications modified; actuarial opinions required and regulated; exclusions prohibited; no-fault benefits and coverages, arbitration, and health claims appeals modified; and unnecessary laws repealed.
HF283 (Winkler) - Collaborative law process evidence availability limited.
HF1002 (Schoen) - Criminal background check process established for individuals licensed by the health-related licensing boards and commissioner of health, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1377 (Hortman) - Mortgage lender and servicer loss mitigation required, and mortgage foreclosure dual tracking prohibited.
HF276 (Dehn) - Constitutional amendments; a resolution requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment and if not, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not artificial entities, and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment.
HF580 (Simon) - Victims of violence data protection regulated.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/20/2013
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Agenda:
To sign up to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Lucy Morgan at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF485 (Allen) - Child sex trafficking prevention director established, sexually exploited youth provisions modified, grant programs established and amended relating to combating sexual exploitation of youth, related services and housing provided to victims, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF869 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance eligibility provided for inmates while they are inpatients in a medical institution.
HF1445 (Clark) - Health housing grant program established, funding provided for health housing grants and lead poisoning prevention activities, and money appropriated.
HF927 (Dehn) - High-risk adults grant funding provided to complete a demonstration project, and money appropriated.
HF779 (Atkins) - Health plan policy and contract coverages regulated, state law conformed to federal requirements, health plan market rules established, and essential community providers designation modified.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
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(3/19/2013)
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Transportation Finance

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF709 (Sawatzky) - Local option transportation taxes amended, county wheelage tax authority broadened, and greater Minnesota transportation sales tax authority amended.
HF751 (Mariani) - St. Paul; Central Station on the Central Corridor light rail transit line skyway access requirements established.
HF123 (Quam) - Transportation Department periodic review required for property owned by the state for the purpose of determining a surplus.
HF316 (Mahoney) - Motor vehicle titling fee transactions amended, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF480 (Dehn) - Bottineau Transit Way Corridor funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
(3/18/2013)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1044 (Hortman) - Motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue reallocated; metropolitan area sales tax imposed for transit, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements; sales and use tax revenue provided; funding provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
HF1449 (Erhardt) - Transportation; various finance and tax provisions amended, funding provided, trunk highway bonds issued, technical changes made, and money appropriated.
HF1162 (Hornstein) - MnPASS authority and revenue allocation modified.
HF1516 (Masin) - EWorkPlace telework program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1219 (Hornstein) - Metropolitan Airports Commission meetings with broad public interest required to be held outside of the airport security area.
HF745 (Erhardt) - Municipalities authorized to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts, adoption of street improvement plan required, and collection of fees authorized.
HF1444 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/20/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
For HF 214 the committee will be working off of the DE3 Amendment. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF214 (Huntley) - MinnesotaCare established as the state's basic health program.
HF878 (Sawatzky) - Critical access dental provider designation criteria modified.
HF841 (Ward) - Medical assistance assesment requirements modified.
HF1210 (Allen) - Social work licensure eligibility provision modified to include employment by a tribal agency.
HF1419 (Allen) - Dental provider critical access requirements modified.
HF770 (Hamilton) - Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) bed transferred, and rate adjustment allowed.
Attachments:
(3/15/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/20/2013)
(3/20/2013)
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Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
The chair has waved the 24-hour rule for this meeting. However, members must notify the committee administrator if they intend to file an amendment. ***NOTE:*** HF1051 and HF865 are pending re-referral from Civil Law and HF142 is pending re-referral from Public Safety. More bills may be added pending re-referrals. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF681 (Simon) - Limitation period for civil actions involving sexual abuse changed.
HF947 (Liebling) - Sexually dangerous persons and persons with sexual psychopathic personalities commitment law distinguished and clarified from other civil commitments.
HF392 (Melin) - Juvenile court proceeding records governing provisions modified.
HF865 (Sundin) - Product stewardship programs provided.
HF1051 (Rosenthal) - Crime victim rights and programs statutory provisions clarified, and a restitution working group provided.
HF142 (Kieffer) - Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
Attachments:
(3/20/2013)
(3/20/2013)
(3/20/2013)

Legacy

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Lake Superior Zoo More to be added

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/20/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF694 (Lesch) - Debt management and settlement; attorneys at law exemption clarified, and debt settlement services regulation modified.
HF902 (Slocum) - Cosmetology continuing education requirements established.
HF1221 (Dehn) - Commerce and insurance-related technical and housekeeping changes made; Commerce Fraud Bureau, agricultural cooperative health plan for farmers, real property appraisals, and Public Utilities Commission requests regulated; membership camping license requirement eliminated; and Minnesota Statutes periodical update method provided to reflect the current dollar amounts as adjusted.
HF956 (Hortman) - Omnibus energy bill.
HF642 (Lesch) - Consumer fraud regulated.
HF1030 (Paymar) - Automobile theft prevention account money transfer to the general fund ended, and fund use restored to its original purpose.
HF1000 (Kelly) - Emissions reduction-rate rider modified for projects, and commissioner of commerce required to make assessments to fund clean energy resource teams.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
(3/20/2013)
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Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF683 (Fischer) - Legislative Water Commission created, appointments and funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF757 (Wills) - Minnesota Zoo wild animal exemptions provided.
HF1442 (Hansen) - Aquatic invasive species decal requirements and fees established, trailer decal requirements eliminated, report required, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Property and Local Tax Division

3/20/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1635 (Allen) relating to property taxation; limiting taxable valuation for class 4d property HF1646 (Melin) modifications to the taconite production tax HF1647 (Loeffler) renter's credit
Bills Added:
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF1607 (Simonson) - Political subdivision and collection of local lodging taxes clarifying authority provided.
HF1608 (Lien) - Local government aid formula and appropriation changed.

Ways and Means

3/20/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 7:00 PM
Agenda:
Budget Resolution
Bills Added:
HF1113 (Wagenius) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)
(3/19/2013)

Capital Investment

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF110 (Ward, J.E.) Brainerd; city civic center accessibility improvements grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. (Pending House Floor re-referral)
Bills Added:
HF548 (Melin) - American steel product use or supply required on certain projects.
HF567 (Melin) - Solar energy requirements modified for state buildings.

Education Finance

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF658 (Melin) - Taconite revenue levy reductions adjusted.
HF808 (Bernardy) - Adult basic education aid annual program growth factor increased.
HF1407 (Anzelc) - Contracted pupil transportation expense allocation across categories simplified.
HF1406 (Radinovich) - Education advancement revenue created, operating referendum reduced, property taxes reduced, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1141 (Moran) - Homeless children qualified for early educational services.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)

Education Policy

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF986 will be heard on an informational basis.
Bills Added:
HF356 (Newton) - School districts allowed to use safe schools levy proceeds for collaborating with mental health professionals, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1383 (Newton) - Special education case loads task force established, and report required.
HF1059 (Morgan) - Charter school provided, and annual portfolio report authorized.
HF986 (Newton) - School personnel notice and reporting requirements added.
Attachments:
(3/10/2013)
(3/10/2013)
(3/18/2013)
(3/18/2013)
(3/18/2013)
(3/18/2013)

Health and Human Services Finance

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
The Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) will present its report on the Department of Human Services (DHS) State Operated Services (SOS). (This is rescheduled from March 14).

Elections

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Informational hearing only - no action will be taken on these bills.
Bills Added:
HF276 (Dehn) - Constitutional amendments; a resolution requesting Congress to propose a constitutional amendment and if not, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not artificial entities, and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment.
HF491 (Dehn) - Individual civil rights restored upon release from incarceration, notice required, and county attorney obligation to promptly investigate voter registration and eligibility repealed.

Energy Policy

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Update on Solar Rewards Program and Made in Minnesota Solar Bonus Program.
Bills Added:
HF655 (Howe) - High-voltage transmission line routing process regulated, and designation of a preferred route prohibited in the permitting process.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
In addition to the scheduled bills, there will be a presentation by Greater MSP on economic development partnerships.
Bills Added:
HF678 (Hilstrom) - Event ticket practices regulated, and minimum standards for consumer protection established.
HF765 (Laine) - Office of Collaboration and Dispute Management created in the Bureau of Mediation Services, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1018 (Ward) - Enterprise Minnesota, Inc. grant funding provided to the commissioner of employment and economic development, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)

Taxes

3/19/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1336 (Hansen) - Fracturing sand extraction and processing tax imposed, aggregate production tax rates modified, funding provided, money appropriated, and criminal penalties provided.
HF1437 (Dettmer) - Forest Lake Economic Development Authority duration and authority extended, and tax increment financing authorized.
HF1616 (Masin) - Eagan; temporary authority extended to spend tax increments.

Health and Human Services Policy

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF1115 (Allen) - Medical Practice Act changes made.
HF1179 (Schomacker) - Resident reimbursement classification changes made.
HF1002 (Schoen) - Criminal background check process established for individuals licensed by the health-related licensing boards and commissioner of health, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF256 (Fritz) - Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) family cap repealed.
Attachments:
(3/19/2013)

Legacy

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Civics Education Coalition Department of Agriculture, County Fairs Como Park Zoo More additions to come

Transportation Policy

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Bills May be Added to the Agenda.
Bills Added:
HF1223 (Ward) - Washington County Regional Rail Authority exercise of existing powers for bus rapid transit purposes authorized.
HF1204 (Dorholt) - Transportation public-private partnership pilot program and related regulations established.
HF1016 (Selcer) - Underage passengers in motor carriers and limousines supervision designation required for compliance with underage drinking laws.
HF1549 (Melin) - Driver's license suspension and revocation provisions modified for persons who commit criminal vehicular operation offenses, ignition interlock device program expanded to include these offenders, and participants in original interlock device program allowed to drive employer-owned vehicles not equipped with ignition interlock devices.
HF1547 (Metsa) - Bridge Coatings Standards Advisory Group created.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
(3/18/2013)

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/19/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
The chair has waved the 24-hour rule for this meeting. However, members must notify the committee administrator if they intend to file an amendment. ***NOTE:*** HF829 and HF975 are pending re-referral from Civil Law. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF252 (Allen) - Indian child placement proceedings modified.
HF829 (Allen) - Landlord violation civil penalty imposed; tenant hold over provisions amended; time appeal and notice of hearing modified; and technical, clarifying, and conforming changes made.
HF767 (Morgan) - Omnibus human services continuing care policy bill.
HF1206 (Isaacson) - Body art regulations modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF946 (Liebling) - Underage possession or consumption of alcohol immunity provided for a person contacting 911 to seek assistance for another.
HF1556 (Hilstrom) - Corrections; time period a person may be held in jail or state correctional facility limited.
HF1557 (Hilstrom) - Simultaneous competency, mental illness or defect, and civil commitment examinations required for defendants; and civil commitment hearings for defendants facilitated.
HF975 (Benson) - Human services fair hearing and internal audit provisions modified, Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council created, obsolete language removed, and technical changes made.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
(3/18/2013)
(3/19/2013)

Civil Law

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
***NOTE:*** The 24-hour rule has been amended for this meeting. Amendments will be accepted until 5:15 p.m. on Monday, March 18. HF131 has been rescheduled for March 20. HF573 is pending re-referral. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF19 (Hortman) - Agency designations allowed in certain civil law situations, form language provided, clarifying changes made, and Tax Court appeals filing requirements clarified.
HF1051 (Rosenthal) - Crime victim rights and programs statutory provisions clarified, and a restitution working group provided.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
HF1081 (Allen) - Vehicle forfeiture; burden of proof shifted to the prosecutor in an innocent owner case involving off-highway vehicles, DWI, designated offenses, controlled substance offenses, fleeing offenses, and prostitution offenses; homestead exemption codified and expanded; and innocent owners allowed to reclaim vehicle if equipped with ignition interlock device.
HF1082 (Allen) - Judicial forfeiture of property associated with controlled substance offenses and vehicles used in drive-by shootings conviction required.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF595 More Bill Additions to Come
Bills Added:
HF349 (Anderson) - Biofuel blender pump cost-share grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1188 (Falk) - Greater Minnesota groundwater management conference funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1189 (Falk) - Baseline water quality monitoring funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF684 (Fischer) - Clean water funding provided, and money appropriated to protect water supplies and lakes in the northeast Twin Cities area.
HF1329 (Fischer) - Clean water funding provided, and money appropriated to protect water supplies and lakes in the northeast Twin Cities area.
HF1372 (Fischer) - Water development management area funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1373 (Fischer) - Metropolitan groundwater management conference funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF581 (Hansen) - Clean water fund use authorized to support local inflow and infiltration reduction programs, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF971 (Hansen) - Minnesota Public Drainage Manual updated, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1277 (Hansen) - Shoreland ordinance incentive grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1439 (Newton) - Permanent school trust land costs limited, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF968 (Kiel) - Red River of the North monitoring program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF737 (Hansen) - Clean water fund expenditures authorized, reporting requirements modified, Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Act modified, wastewater laboratories certification and sanitary districts provided, obsolete rules repealed, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1423 (Hansen) - Coal tar product use and sale prohibited, funding provided, and money appropriated from the clean water fund.
HF1571 (Newton) - Anoka County; water resource management practices funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1530 (Erickson) - Isle; Malone Island Bridge replacement funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF819 (Murphy) - Public Facilities Authority grant programs reorganized, and small community wastewater treatment grants provided.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Continuing bills to be laid over from morning agenda
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Continuing bills to be laid over from morning agenda

Government Operations

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF 950 and HF 894 will be heard during the morning portion of the committee hearing.
Bills Added:
HF262 (Halverson) - Spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury research grant program and advisory committee established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF543 (Liebling) - Council on Disability membership decreased from 21 to 17.
HF128 (Slocum) - Solid waste collection organization implementation process for cities amended.
HF1382 (Anzelc) - Municipalities authorized to issue obligations without election for certain street improvements.
HF646 (Morgan) - Driver instruction permit provisions modified and clarified, Novice Driver Education Improvement Task Force established, rulemaking authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1389 (Kahn) - Finance and budget provisions changed, Office of MN.IT Services added and provisions changed, and state information network exempted from term limitations on contracts.
HF1390 (Kahn) - Geospatial Information Office provisions updated.
HF1050 (Runbeck) - Hugo; regional sewer and water system feasibility study grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1196 (Nelson) - Competitive bid advertisement publications in a recognized industry trade journal authorized.
HF778 (Persell) - Road easements exchange provided, forest management investment account and State Timber Act modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF894 (Simon) - Omnibus elections policy bill.
HF950 (Nelson) - Family child care providers and home and community-based long-term care services collective bargaining authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
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Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF817 (Myhra) - Certified public accounting services exempted from licensure requirements.
HF662 (Laine) - Omnibus health policy bill, and Minnesota Radon Awareness Act.
HF458 (Persell) - Formaldehyde banned in children's products.
HF978 (Huntley) - Health plan policy and contract coverage regulated, and state law conformed to federal requirements.
HF1377 (Hortman) - Mortgage lender and servicer loss mitigation required, and mortgage foreclosure dual tracking prohibited.
HF459 (Atkins) - Bisphenol-A in children's food containers sale prohibited.
HF1060 (Atkins) - Lawful gambling account, record keeping, and other regulatory provisions modified.
HF1255 (Johnson) - Broadband Development Office established in the Commerce Department, duties assigned, Transportation Department required to post a database on its website, and reports required.
HF1284 (Schoen) - Motor fuel sale restriction by local units of government prohibited.
HF1587 (Halverson) - Insurance; foreign language polices and advertising regulated, and electronic notices and documents authorized.
Attachments:
(3/18/2013)
(3/18/2013)
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(3/18/2013)
(3/19/2013)
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Property and Local Tax Division

3/19/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1327 (Metsa) - School district mineral tax division and distribution modified.
HF1161 (Dill) - Property tax valuation criteria for conservation easements purchased with outdoor heritage funds established.
HF1246 (Anzelc) - Iron Range fiscal disparities program study required, and money appropriated.
HF1508 (Dehn) - Minneapolis; public entertainment facility property tax exemption provided.
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1336 (Hansen) - Fracturing sand extraction and processing tax imposed, aggregate production tax rates modified, funding provided, money appropriated, and criminal penalties provided.
HF1437 (Dettmer) - Forest Lake Economic Development Authority duration and authority extended, and tax increment financing authorized.
HF1616 (Masin) - Eagan; temporary authority extended to spend tax increments.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/19/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC TESTIMONY.
Bills Added:
HF237 (Paymar) - Firearms; pistol and semiautomatic military-style assault weapon transfer and firearm possession eligibility provisions modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF790 (Johnson) - Conditional release terms clarified.
HF142 (Kieffer) - Criminal sexual conduct offender penalties enhanced.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
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Ways and Means

3/18/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Minnesota Management & Budget presentation governor's supplemental budget recommendations
Bills Added:
HF152 (Nelson) - Transportation ombudsperson established.
HF1113 (Wagenius) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.

Energy Policy

3/18/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
*HF255 is for informational purposes.
Bills Added:
HF255 (Atkins) - Commerce commissioner directed to assess federal progress in developing a permanent repository for high-level radioactive waste, reports required, and actions to be taken specified by commissioner and Public Utilities Commission.
HF1205 (Anderson) - Transmission line assessment of need and routing regulated.

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/18/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Continuation of the presentation by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities of the 2014-2015 biennial budget request. The Office of Higher Education will present the governor's higher education policy and finance bills. HF983 and HF437 will be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus higher education finance bill.
Bills Added:
HF983 (Lien) - Higher education provisions modified; student grants, awards, aid, school registration, and licensure provisions modified; state appropriation use prohibited for bonuses and performance-based incentive payments; information required to be provided in higher education budget proposals; procedures related to terminating institutions from financial aid programs modified; cancellation procedure of required surety bond established; MnDRIVE program established; and Higher Education Advisory Council repealed.
HF437 (Pelowski) - Governor's higher education budget established; funding provided and money appropriated to the Office of Higher Education, the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic.

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/18/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Other bills will be added pending re-referrals. The order of the agenda may change. The 6:45 p.m. meeting will begin with an overview of the pension system and investment board and then revert back to remaining bills from the morning agenda. HF 1138 and HF 136 will be heard at the evening meeting pending rereferral on the House floor.
Bills Added:
HF1178 (Poppe) - Employee military leave clarified.
HF1197 (Beard) - Financial and data security audits provided, and notice to the legislative auditor required.
HF1297 (Carlson) - Legislative Advisory Commission, Legislative Coordinating Commission, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Compensation Council, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission provisions changed.
HF109 (Ward) - Brainerd; new veterans nursing home authorized.
HF460 (Ward) - Brainerd; funding provided for a new veterans nursing home, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF221 (Falk) - Montevideo; veterans home funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF11 (Persell) - Northern Minnesota Veterans Home established, funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1355 (Persell) - Bemidji; new veterans nursing home funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1069 (Lillie) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF45 (Mullery) - Nellie Stone Johnson bust authorized to be placed in the Minnesota State Capitol Building by the commissioner of administration, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF334 (Bernardy) - Early voting and funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF863 (Winkler) - Campaign finance and public disclosure law; various policy, technical, conforming, and other changes made; additional disclosure provided; regulations, reporting, spending and contribution limits, registration, definitions, and various procedures modified; and public official definition and penalties related to corporate political contributions modified.
HF136 (Hansen) - Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.
HF1138 (Newton) - Minnesota Code of Military Justice updated, and clarifying language provided.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/15/2013
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
HF1586 is the counterpart of HF1448 and will be presented in tandem with HF1448 even though it is not formally before the committee. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF588 (Atkins) - Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1136 (Liebling) - Pharmacy Board business regulation provisions modified.
HF1064 (Norton) - Somali women reproductive disparity reduction grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1039 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income standard for seniors and persons with disabilities modified, commissioner required to request authority to continue current home and community-based services waiver policy on treatment of a nonassisted spouse's income and assets, and recommendations on asset limits required.
HF1448 (Norton) - Home and community-based service payment methodology modified.
HF1586 (Norton) - Payment methodology modified for home and community-based services waivers.
Attachments:
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Civil Law

3/15/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
***NOTE:*** The 24-hour rule has been amended for this meeting. Amendments will be accepted until 8 p.m. on March 14. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF792 (Holberg) - Negligent conduct liability waivers prohibited.
HF695 (Simon) - Omnibus data practices bill.
HF972 (Yarusso) - Revisor's bill; erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references corrected; redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed; and miscellaneous corrections made to laws, statutes, and rules.
HF1117 (Huntley) - Chemical and mental health and human service licensing provisions modified, methadone treatment program standards established, drug treatment provisions modified, and Schedule I controlled substances added to list.
HF565 (Abeler) - Lease terminated upon death of unmarried tenant living alone.
HF1240 (Abeler) - Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, vendors of chemical dependency treatment services, background studies, and fair hearing provisions modified; and NETStudy use required for background studies.
HF1181 (Dorholt) - Public accommodations for blind and disabled persons ensured.
HF1470 (Moran) - Public authority allowed to discontinue child support services.
HF662 (Laine) - Omnibus health policy bill, and Minnesota Radon Awareness Act.
HF865 (Sundin) - Product stewardship programs provided.
HF536 (Davnie) - Residential property contracts for deed notice established, and remedies provided.
HF829 (Allen) - Landlord violation civil penalty imposed; tenant hold over provisions amended; time appeal and notice of hearing modified; and technical, clarifying, and conforming changes made.
HF748 (Simon) - Prompt wage payment requirements and penalties modified.
HF1451 (Winkler) - I-35W bridge remnant steel disposition provided.
HF300 (Clark) - Notice to quit or pay prior to filing an eviction action created.
HF1442 (Hansen) - Aquatic invasive species decal requirements and fees established, trailer decal requirements eliminated, report required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF975 (Benson) - Human services fair hearing and internal audit provisions modified, Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council created, obsolete language removed, and technical changes made.
Attachments:
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Government Operations

3/15/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF826 (Davnie) - Safe and supportive schools provided by prohibiting bullying.
HF699 (Simonson) - Public safety personnel on authorized leave reimbursement grants provided to local units of government.
HF1182 (Schoen) - Human Rights Department certificates of compliance provisions changed.
HF1413 (Fritz) - Telecommunications access funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
HF592 (Ward) - Perpich Center for Arts Education authorized to operate a voluntary integration magnet school, staff and facilities transferred, funding provided, formulas modified, and money appropriated.
HF622 (Marquart) - Minnesota Youth Council Committee established.
HF1071 (Poppe) - Omnibus agriculture policy bill.
HF853 (Savick) - Fire and police department aid threshold for financial reports and audits modified.
HF653 (Quam) - Social media communications not considered meetings under open meeting law.
HF1175 (Wagenius) - Minnesota agricultural water quality program established, and rulemaking authorized.
HF1300 (Anzelc) - Pollution Control Agency rule on fugitive emissions modified.
HF1378 (Mahoney) - Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals personnel provisions modified.
HF1020 (Fischer) - Emerging Adulthood Task Force created.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1255 (Johnson) - Broadband Development Office established in the Commerce Department, duties assigned, Transportation Department required to post a database on its website, and reports required.
HF1510 (Nelson) - Hennepin County; county contract provisions updated and technical corrections made.
HF1065 (Metsa) - Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission created.
Attachments:
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Transportation Policy

3/15/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 3:00 PM
Agenda:
Amendments to HF1416 must be submitted to Committee Administrator Matt Scherer either physically or electronically by 4 p.m. on March 14.
Bills Added:
HF1416 (Erhardt) - Omnibus transportation policy bill.
Attachments:
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Capital Investment

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Update from James Ford Bell Natural History Museum

Education Finance

3/14/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF755 (Barrett) - School districts with below average revenue new source of state aid created.
HF383 (Benson) - School district location equity index created, general education revenue formula modified, and revenue increased for some school districts.
HF1103 (Newton) - School district compensatory funding minimum level provided.
HF393 (Morgan) - Compensatory revenue authorized to be spent on early education efforts including parental outreach.
Attachments:
(3/13/2013)

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/14/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bill additions or subtractions possible
Bills Added:
HF207 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated.
HF1472 (McNamara) - Watercraft surcharges increased, St. Anthony Falls locks and dams restrictions required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF349 (Anderson) - Biofuel blender pump cost-share grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/12/2013)
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF 828 (to be re-referred from Civil Law) HF 804 (to be re-referred from Civil Law)
Bills Added:
HF590 (Hilstrom) - Transit operator assault criminal penalties prescribed.
HF690 (Mahoney) - Criminal history reliance for employment purposes limited, and remedies provided.
HF637 (Halverson) - Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
Attachments:
(3/12/2013)
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Transportation Finance

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF671 (Newton) - U.S. Highway 10 additional lane segment funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF793 (Murphy) - Intercity passenger rail projects funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF378 (Hornstein) - I-35W storm tunnel funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Agriculture Policy

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF757 (Wills) - Minnesota Zoo wild animal exemptions provided.
HF407 (Hamilton) - Agricultural growth, research, and innovation program appropriations allocated for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
HF595 (Poppe) - Honey bee habitat program established, and honey bee habitat projects allowed on lands under conservation easements.

Elections

3/14/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HF894 will be the omnibus elections policy bill. The DE1 amendment will be offered as an author's amendment when the bill is heard.
Bills Added:
HF894 (Simon) - Omnibus elections policy bill.
HF1497 (Simon) - Election law provisions including redistricting, absentee voting, registration, ballots, election day activities, municipal elections, school district elections, voting, campaigns, and hospital district elections modified.
HF1498 (Simon) - Election law provisions including voter registration, absentee ballots, election day activities, state general election ballots, municipal elections, school district elections, voting, campaigns, hospital district elections, and redistricting various changes made.
Attachments:
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Taxes

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF532 (Wills) - Veterans job tax credit provided.
HF533 (Bernardy) - Veterans job tax credit provided.
HF1381 (Myhra) - Retail sale definition modified, and motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue use clarified.

Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/14/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF950 (Nelson) - Family child care providers and home and community-based long-term care services collective bargaining authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Education Policy

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF1151 (Mariani) - Early childhood through grade 12 and adult education policies modified including student accountability, educators, school programs and operations, charter schools, special education, and early childhood education; rulemaking authorized; reports required; and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn. HF1139 will be working off of a revised DE amendment that includes technical modifications. The revised DE amendment will be posted as soon as it is available.
Bills Added:
HF848 (Hortman) - Original birth records and other adoption-related information provisions modified.
HF1125 (Loeffler) - Sexual violence prevention demonstration partnership grant established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1139 (Liebling) - Minnesota sex offender program provisions modified, public education campaign required, and Civil Commitment Act modified.
Attachments:
(3/13/2013)
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Meeting at 3:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF848 (Hortman) - Original birth records and other adoption-related information provisions modified.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/14/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1305 (Savick) - Cosmetology Board licensing requirements changed, civil penalties and fees imposed, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF504 (Metsa) - Reinsurance association prefunded limit eliminated.
HF991 (Mahoney) - Minnesota investment fund expanded to include development authorities.
HF1131 (Mahoney) - University Enterprise Laboratories building expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1199 (Mahoney) - Small business investment income tax credit modified.
Attachments:
(3/13/2013)
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Meeting at 3:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1053 (Norton) - Minnesota High Tech Associaton's SciTechsperience program grant funding and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) internships provided; and money appropriated.
HF1311 (Isaacson) - Boys and Girls Club grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF626 (Lesch) - Minnesota Film and TV Board funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1046 (Mahoney) - Employment and Economic Development Department labor market information publication required, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities required to use and disseminate labor market information, and workforce centers utilized in assisting individuals seeking credentials for high-demand jobs.
HF1137 (Mahoney) - Unemployment insurance federal conformity, policy, and housekeeping changes made.
HF110 (Ward) - Brainerd; city civic center accessibility improvements grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF678 (Hilstrom) - Event ticket practices regulated, and minimum standards for consumer protection established.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)
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Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 3:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1058 (Winkler) - Early learning scholarship program established, access to quality early learning and care expanded, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1239 (Abeler) - Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, vendors of chemical dependency treatment services, and fair hearing provisions modified.
HF1328 (Laine) - Child care assistance accreditation bonus modified.
HF1293 (Mullery) - Juvenile justice system discussion required.
HF703 (Clark) - Child care assistance financial eligibility provision and commissioner of human services duties modified.
HF1192 (Clark) - Autism service option notification required for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare recipients, medical assistance required to cover specified services for the treatment of autism, commissioner of health required to research and report on autism, and commissioners of health and human services required to train autism service providers.
HF1471 (Dehn) - Community violence prevention program funding provided for African-American children, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 3:30 PM
Agenda:
***Note:*** The chair has waved the 24-hour rule for this meeting. However, members must notify the committee administrator if they intend to file an amendment. HF946 was removed from the agenda at the author's request.
Bills Added:
HF892 (Melin) - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated.
HF1031 (Dehn) - Life insurance policy paid premium refund required, and judicial declaration of the validity of a policy authorized.
HF1120 (Freiberg) - Judicial review of contested case service on all parties required.
HF1138 (Newton) - Minnesota Code of Military Justice updated, and clarifying language provided.
HF1226 (Cornish) - Prosecuting attorney or judge assault or death; enhanced penalties provided.
HF136 (Hansen) - Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.
HF1043 (Simon) - Emergency 911 call new crimes created, and criminal penalties provided.
Attachments:
(3/14/2013)

Transportation Policy

3/14/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
The committee's 24-hour amendment deadline will be waived for HF1416 (Erhardt). All amendments must be physically or electronically delivered to Committee Administrator Matt Scherer (470 State Office Building or matt.scherer@house.mn) by 4 p.m. March 14.
Bills Added:
HF1280 (Hilstrom) - Driver feedback and safety-monitoring equipment use regulated.
HF798 (Erhardt) - Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager and general contractor data classified.
HF1214 (Mahoney) - Motor vehicles regulated, scrap metal processing regulation amended, proof of ownership or hold period required for vehicles purchased for scrap, and automated property system and criminal penalties created.
HF1219 (Hornstein) - Metropolitan Airports Commission meetings with broad public interest required to be held outside of the airport security area.
Attachments:
(3/13/2013)
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Agriculture Policy

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF473 (Poppe) - Governor's agriculture budget established; Agriculture Department, Animal Health Board, and Agricultural Utilization Research Institute funding provided; provisions modified relating to animal waste technicians; and technical changes made.
HF1071 (Poppe) - Omnibus agriculture policy bill.
HF595 (Poppe) - Honey bee habitat program established, and honey bee habitat projects allowed on lands under conservation easements.

Education Finance

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF825 (Hertaus) - Education health and safety revenue uses modified.
HF954 (Davnie) - School district's ability to lease a facility to a charter school clarified.
HF867 (Marquart) - General education revenue definition modified.
HF1041 (Marquart) - Alternative attendance program adjustment clarified.
HF1111 (Newton) - Health and safety revenue program incorporated into the deferred maintenance revenue program, and per pupil formula allowance set for the program.
Attachments:
(3/12/2013)
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF619 (Abeler) Medical Assistance payment procedures modified for multiple services provided on the same day, and health care home certification process modified for federally qualified health centers. HF404 (Mack) Return on taxpayer’s investment in human services HF524 (Fischer) Congregate living for individuals with lower needs reduction of rates modified. HF1088 (Fischer) Adult mental health grant funding provided for supportive housing, and money appropriated
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
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Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF637 will be heard March 14
Bills Added:
HF1126 (Winkler) - Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
HF1010 (Simonson) - Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided.
HF449 (Simonson) - 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.
HF1400 (Paymar) - Domestic abuse provisions modified.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)

Transportation Finance

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF376 (Abeler) - Ramsey; Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard Interchange funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF222 (Isaacson) - Ramsey County; marked I-694 and Rice Street Interchange funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF401 (Rosenthal) - Southwest Corridor light rail transit line funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF402 (Rosenthal) - Southwest Corridor light rail transit line funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1375 (Abeler) - Anoka County; U.S. Highway 10 project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on the 2014-2015 biennial budget request.

Housing Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1194 (Isaacson) - Minnesota Housing Finance Agency funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1445 (Clark) - Health housing grant program established, funding provided for health housing grants and lead poisoning prevention activities, and money appropriated.
HF1055 (Clark) - Mortgage registry and deed tax deposit in the housing development fund provided.
Attachments:
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State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Informational hearing on HF279 (Simon) JOBZ and business subsidy agreement audit requirements modified. No official action will be taken. Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF253 (Simon) - State auditor enterprise fund created, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF651 (Persell) - City and town accounting system software development, updating, and funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF576 (Bernardy) - Secretary of state authorized to solicit funds for technological projects to enhance the state's election system and for the address confidentiality program.
HF88 (Dettmer) - Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF903 (Persell) - Beltrami County; veterans home established.
HF1432 (Savick) - Tax credit provided to employers that employ qualified veterans.
Attachments:
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Taxes

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF666 (Morgan) - Carryforward period changed from one year to three years, and reallocations reversed for 2013.
HF1249 (Newton) - Sales and use tax extended to snack foods.

Civil Law

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
HF824 (Hortman) Minnesota Health Records Act provisions modified. HF844 (Nelson) Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce Council created. HF1175 (Wagenius) Minnesota agricultural water quality program established and rulemaking authorized. HF892 (Melin) Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated. HF909 (Davnie) Marriage dissolution and legal separation proceeding education requirements provided. Note: More bills may be added to the agenda. If you wish to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn
Attachments:
(3/12/2013)

Government Operations

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF692 (Lenczewski) - Unimproved property defined for deferment purposes, assessment hearing related provisions reorganized, and conforming amendments made.
HF639 (Mullery) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; laws governing purchasing from small businesses and targeted group businesses provided to apply.
HF1072 (Bly) - County alternative service delivery pilot program established, and employee transfers provided.
HF1118 (Freiberg) - Bond security requirements modified.
HF1178 (Poppe) - Employee military leave clarified.
HF1195 (Nelson) - Hennepin County; authority provided to negotiate agreements relating to skilled trade and craft workers and apprentices.
HF1278 (Mariani) - Poverty impact statement on bills required when requested by a legislator.
HF1291 (Kahn) - Appropriations provided to continue in effect in the absence of a major appropriation bill with certain exceptions and adjustments.
HF1158 (Marquart) - School climate council and school climate council center established.
HF1197 (Beard) - Financial and data security audits provided, and notice to the legislative auditor required.
HF1065 (Metsa) - Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission created.
HF883 (Metsa) - Trade policy advisory group created.
HF731 (Dill) - Natural resources commissioner authority modified, water-related service provider training exemption provided, Matthew Lourey Trail extended, fees modified, state park permit exemption created, duplicate cross-country ski pass provided, and wildlife rehabilitation permit exemption provided.
HF742 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF737 (Hansen) - Clean water fund expenditures authorized, reporting requirements modified, Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Act modified, wastewater laboratories certification and sanitary districts provided, obsolete rules repealed, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1257 (Yarusso) - Teacher candidates and licensure basic skills requirements clarified, and advisory task force established.
HF1297 (Carlson) - Legislative Advisory Commission, Legislative Coordinating Commission, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Compensation Council, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission provisions changed.
HF1337 (Brynaert) - Statewide assessments aligned with state academic standards, career and college readiness benchmarks series provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/13/2013
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
HF779 will be heard pending re-referral from the commerce committee. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF779 (Atkins) - Health plan policy and contract coverages regulated, state law conformed to federal requirements, health plan market rules established, and essential community providers designation modified.
HF886 (Fritz) - Nursing facility and elderly waiver rate increases provided.
HF861 (Sundin) - Statewide text message suicide prevention program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF766 (Loeffler) - Health care delivery networks pilot programs modified.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 6:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF886 (Fritz) - Nursing facility and elderly waiver rate increases provided.
HF766 (Loeffler) - Health care delivery networks pilot programs modified.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Note: No additional testimony will be taken on HF863. The committee will only be taking action on the bill. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF1187 (Allen) - Safe harbor provisions expanded to include 16 and 17-year-olds involved in prostitution.
HF1396 (Hilstrom) - School bus stop-signal arm violations provided to be placed on the uniform fine schedule.
HF1399 (Hilstrom) - Graduated filing fee created to be based on the amount in controversy for conciliation court.
HF974 (Drazkowski) - Law library fees authorized for enhancements to state court technology.
HF1398 (Hilstrom) - Court technology fee imposed on civil court filings, special revenue account created, funding provided, and money appropriated to the Supreme Court.
HF863 (Winkler) - Campaign finance and public disclosure law; various policy, technical, conforming, and other changes made; additional disclosure provided; regulations, reporting, spending and contribution limits, registration, definitions, and various procedures modified; and public official definition and penalties related to corporate political contributions modified.

Legacy

3/13/2013
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Great Lakes Aquarium Science Museum

Transportation Policy

3/13/2013
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Committee will begin by completing any items remaining from Tuesday's agenda. Bills may be added to the agenda. Bills that will be re-referred to Transportation Policy from other committees will also be heard: HF745, HF1219, HF1255
Bills Added:
HF751 (Mariani) - St. Paul; Central Station on the Central Corridor light rail transit line skyway access requirements established.
HF803 (Woodard) - Le Sueur County; state land conveyances provided to a private party.
HF400 (Nelson) - Hennepin County; Trunk Highway 610 extension requirements established.
HF981 (Masin) - Disability parking provisions clarified.
HF1009 (Masin) - School bus safety requirement technical corrections made.
HF1223 (Ward) - Washington County Regional Rail Authority exercise of existing powers for bus rapid transit purposes authorized.
HF1332 (Dorholt) - Motor vehicle weight limits amended relating to idle reduction technology.
HF1304 (Ward) - School bus regulation amended for special events.
HF1302 (Carlson) - Motor vehicle title transfer-on-death provided.
HF1292 (O'Neill) - Hennepin and Wright Counties; I-94 programming required for expansion.
HF348 (Clark) - Driver's license application procedures and requirements modified.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1444 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
HF1451 (Winkler) - I-35W bridge remnant steel disposition provided.

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/13/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF654 (Laine) - Preneed funeral insurance regulated.
HF1254 (Simonson) - Duluth authorized to issue a 3.2 malt liquor license for Wheeler Field.
HF1216 (Lillie) - Twin Cities Marathon beer license technical corrections provided.
HF746 (Atkins) - Omnibus liquor bill.
HF634 (Falk) - Petroleum identical product pricing requirement added, technical updates made to bring state into compliance with most recent federal fuel standards, minimum octane rating established, biodiesel and biodiesel blend disclosure requirement modified, and E85 requirements modified.
HF1198 (Dehn) - Brewers with production over 3,500 barrels allowed to sell growlers at off-sale.
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF5 (Atkins) - Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, person's physician of choice right recognized, right to not participate established, open meeting requirements and data practice procedures specified, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/13/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF1222 (Hansen) - Antler point restriction rule criteria repealed.
HF1091 (Isaacson) - Aquatic invasive species provisions, penalties, and enforcement modified.
HF906 (Hansen) - Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1185 (Falk) - Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Property and Local Tax Division

3/13/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1037 (Persell) - Bemidji; local taxes authorized.
HF613 (Hansen) - Water and Soil Resources Board authority modified, local levy authority modified, disposition of funds modified, and soil loss ordinance provisions modified.
HF1027 (Kiel) - Levy authority extended and provided for multicounty housing and redevelopment authorities.
HF1268 (Sundin) - Moose Lake; local sales and use tax imposition authorized.
HF1303 (Kiel) - Agricultural homestead classification allowed when the homeowner lives off the farm due to flooding.
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