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Audio/Video Archives - 2013-2014 Regular Session

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Transportation Policy

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
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:
(3/12/2013)
(3/12/2013)
(3/12/2013)
(3/12/2013)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1444 (Hornstein) - Omnibus transportation finance bill.
HF1451 (Winkler) - I-35W bridge remnant steel disposition provided.

Property and Local Tax Division

3/13/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
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.

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.

Property and Local Tax Division

3/12/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1201 (Dorholt) - St. Cloud; tax increment financing district status clarified.
HF1169 (Dill) - Ely; tax increment financing district collection extended, and expenditures allowed outside district modified.
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF1357 (Daudt) - Isanti Area Joint Operating Fire District creation authorized.
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF326 (Nornes) - Fergus Falls; border city development zone powers authorization established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF722 (Johnson) - Property tax due dates modified.
HF904 (Murphy) - Proctor; food, beverage, and entertainment tax imposition authorized.
HF350 (Simon) - Special service district and housing improvement district deadlines repealed.

Taxes

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1201 (Dorholt) - St. Cloud; tax increment financing district status clarified.
HF1169 (Dill) - Ely; tax increment financing district collection extended, and expenditures allowed outside district modified.
HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF1357 (Daudt) - Isanti Area Joint Operating Fire District creation authorized.

Transportation Policy

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Bills will be heard in the order that they appear.
Bills Added:
HF1017 (Erhardt) - Trunk highway system legislative routes amended, and legislative routes removed from the trunk highway system.
HF1289 (Sundin) - Passenger rail duties clarified, and contract authority provided.
HF1280 (Hilstrom) - Driver feedback and safety-monitoring equipment use regulated.
HF1148 (Dehn) - I-394 parking facilities special account modified.
HF646 (Morgan) - Driver instruction permit provisions modified and clarified, Novice Driver Education Improvement Task Force established, rulemaking authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
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.
HF1162 (Hornstein) - MnPASS authority and revenue allocation modified.
HF1127 (McNamar) - Quarry vehicle permit established.
Attachments:
(3/9/2013)
(3/11/2013)

Rules and Legislative Administration

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 11:45 AM
Agenda:
***Pursuant to rule 1.10 of the House Rules, the rules committee is required to re-refer any agency bill introduced at least 10 days before the first committee deadline
Bills Added:
HF1358 (Falk) - Permitting efficiencies modified and created, Pollution Control Agency modified, rulemaking authorized, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1359 (Mahoney) - Workers' compensation; various policy and housekeeping changes made, advisory council recommendations adopted, and report required.
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.
HF1448 (Norton) - Home and community-based service payment methodology modified.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF946 (Liebling) - Underage possession or consumption of alcohol immunity provided for a person contacting 911 to seek assistance for another.
HF1226 (Cornish) - Prosecuting attorney or judge assault or death; enhanced penalties provided.
HF669 (Simonson) - Statewide Radio Board expanded and updated to include the latest emergency communication technologies and authorized to elect to become a statewide emergency communication board; tribal governments included in regional board structure; and comprehensive authority provided under board to address all emergency communications.
HF997 (Rosenthal) - Statewide Radio Board required to study and report on long-term funding strategies for the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response (ARMER) and 911 systems.
HF1043 (Simon) - Emergency 911 call new crimes created, and criminal penalties provided.
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.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Note: HF863 is pending re-referral. Tuesday's hearing will be informational only. The bill will be voted on in a subsequent meeting. If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF704 (Hilstrom) - Family Reunification Act of 2013 created.
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.
HF1135 (Winkler) - Child testimony provided, and support person provided for child and adult witnesses.
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.
HF838 (Schoen) - Court services, detention, and corrections data access provided for domestic fatality review teams.
HF228 (Johnson) - Wildlife arson increased penalties created for damages to multiple buildings or dwellings, acreage, crops, or demonstrable bodily harm; and restitution provisions added.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/12/2013)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF729 (Mahoney) - Omnibus jobs, economic development, housing, commerce, and energy bill.
HF578 (Isaacson) - Construction code and license and combative sport housekeeping changes made.
HF1306 (Mahoney) - Barber licenses and fees changed, penalties created, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
This meeting will be to take up several bonding and appropriation bills.
Bills Added:
HF549 (Dorholt) - St. Cloud Civic Center expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF108 (Brynaert) - Mankato; arena improvements and events center expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF794 (Huntley) - Duluth; NorShor Theatre improvement and access funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF185 (Liebling) - Rochester; Mayo Civic Center improvements design and construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF649 (Hausman) - St. Paul; Twin Cities Public Television Building renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1378 (Mahoney) - Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals personnel provisions modified.
HF503 (Metsa) - Virgina; relocation funding provided for trails and utilities by marked Trunk Highway 53, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF795 (Simonson) - Duluth; Wade Stadium renovation design funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF686 (Mariani) - St. Paul; Minnesota Children's Museum funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1061 (Mahoney) - St. Paul RiverCentre Arena finance loan payments forgiven.
HF534 (Mahoney) - Centers for Independent Living grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Legacy

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
Mary Vogel, University of Minnesota Historic Preservation Corps More to be added

Civil Law

3/12/2013
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
THIS HEARING WILL BE TICKETED. TICKETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE TESTIFYING ON HF1054 FIRST. THE REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS TO THOSE IN LINE OUTSIDE ROOM 10 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING. THERE WILL BE OVERFLOW SEATING IN ROOM 181 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING WHERE YOU CAN VIEW THE HEARING ON TELEVISION. Tickets to attend the morning portion of this meeting will not carry over into the evening portion. Tickets will be redistributed before the committee reconvenes at 6PM - once again these tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Note to Testifiers: ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO SPEAK BEFORE THE COMMITTEE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY TICKETS TO THE EVENING PORTION OF THE MEETING. Those who have already testified but wish to attend the evening portion will need to wait in line. If you wish to testify, email the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn. In your email, include your full name, any association you are affiliated with, and whether you plan to testify in support or in opposition of the bill.YOU MUST SIGN UP TO TESTIFY BY 3 P.M. ON MONDAY, MARCH 11 TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.
Bills Added:
HF1054 (Clark) - Civil marriage between two persons, exemptions, and protections based on religious association provided.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF648 (Davnie) - Motor vehicle title loans regulated.
HF678 (Hilstrom) - Event ticket practices regulated, and minimum standards for consumer protection established.
HF462 (Poppe) - Cellulosic ethanol production goal sunset date provided, definitions established, ethanol minimum content requirement converted to a biofuel requirement, petroleum replacement goal expanded, biofuels task force required, and E20 mandate language repealed.
HF1031 (Dehn) - Life insurance policy paid premium refund required, and judicial declaration of the validity of a policy authorized.
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.
HF644 (Atkins) - Building and construction contracts regulated, and third party insurance agreements prohibited.
HF1243 (Atkins) - Securities and franchise registration provisions modified.
HF80 (Hilstrom) - Assigned consumer debt default judgments regulated, limitation period provided to bring an action arising out of consumer debt, and bail amount set for failure to comply with judgment debtor disclosure requirements in consumer debt cases.
HF857 (Atkins) - Public pension insurance surcharge imposed, pension aids modified, and pension funding provided.
HF865 (Sundin) - Product stewardship programs provided.
HF92 (Winkler) - Minimum wage regulated, and overtime and parental leave provisions modified.
HF131 (Slocum) - Estate sale conductors required to post a bond to protect owners of property to be sold.
HF605 (Winkler) - Toxic Free Kids Act; children protected from harmful chemical exposure in products, disclosure required, priority chemical identification criteria amended, Pollution Control Agency authorized to prohibit sales of children's products that contain harmful chemicals, waiver process provided, fees established, and criminal penalty provided.
HF446 (Hortman) - Building and construction contracts and indemnification agreements regulated.
HF1331 (Atkins) - Insurance coverages regulated; exclusions prohibited; and no-fault benefits and coverages, arbitration and health claims appeals, and provider liens modified.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
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(3/12/2013)
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(3/12/2013)
Meeting at 10:00 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.

Capital Investment

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Updates from Parks and Trails Council and Minnesota Historical Society

Education Finance

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
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.
HF833 (Fischer) - Harambee community school transfer from the East Metro Integration District to the Roseville Area School District clarified.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Agenda order is subject to change. In addition, bills may be laid over to Wednesday's hearing.
Bills Added:
HF510 (Dehn) - State agencies required to establish youth internships or apprenticeships, utilization of small businesses encouraged in state procurement, and ethnic and cultural heritage tourism promoted.
HF807 (Mullery) - Predatory offender registration limited for persons under the age of 18 years, and time period and renewals allowed for a continuance without adjudication in a juvenile delinquency case extended.
HF890 (Abeler) - Anoka County; family child care pilot program established.
HF1020 (Fischer) - Emerging Adulthood Task Force created.
HF1106 (Allen) - Counties required to maintain information regarding reports alleging child maltreatment.
HF1259 (Mullery) - Individuals with juvenile court records background study requirements modified, and commissioner's authority to grant a variance modified.
HF622 (Marquart) - Minnesota Youth Council Committee established.
HF1350 (Mullery) - Youth advisory group established.
HF395 (Norton) - Autism spectrum disorder workforce development pilot project program created, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1121 (Norton) - Autism spectrum disorder or other developmental conditions screening, diagnosis, and treatment for young children included in prepaid health plans.
HF1338 (Norton) - Parent notification required for incidents that may involve child maltreatment in a school facility.
HF1217 (Mullery) - Corrections; sentence of life with release established when juveniles commit a heinous crime.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/12/2013)
(3/12/2013)

Elections

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1083 (Simon) - Judicial retention elections established, judicial performance evaluation commission created, funding provided, money appropriated, and constitutional amendment proposed.
HF334 (Bernardy) - Early voting and funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)

Education Policy

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
The agenda order is subject to change.
Bills Added:
HF1059 (Morgan) - Charter school provided, and annual portfolio report authorized.
HF998 (Moran) - Charter schools additional accountability provided.
HF685 (Bly) - At-risk and off-track students alternative routes to a standard diploma established.
HF638 (Newton) - Vision therapy pilot project created, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1089 (Mariani) - Charter school provisions modified.
HF1006 (Selcer) - Teachers licensed to teach deaf and hard-of-hearing students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 continuing education clock hour requirements clarified.
HF860 (Bernardy) - English language learning aid for students not yet proficient in the English language extended from five to seven years.
HF1220 (Winkler) - Online and Digital Learning Advisory Council modified.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/12/2013)

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1300 (Anzelc) - Pollution Control Agency rule on fugitive emissions modified.
HF1100 (Wagenius) - Water supply management and environmental assessment worksheet requirements related to water use and groundwater appropriation provisions modified.
HF949 (Fabian) - Consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities participation and payment of assessments required.
HF1021 (Fabian) - Minor ditch repair exempted from environmental civil actions.
HF1028 (Loeffler) - Hennepin Soil and Water Conservation District discontinued and duties transferred.
HF1057 (Hackbarth) - Trail program contributions provided, and all-terrain vehicle provisions modified.

Energy Policy

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
Walkthrough of DE3 Amendment to HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus Energy Bill.
Bills Added:
HF956 (Hortman) - Omnibus energy bill.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)

Government Operations

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
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.
HF1138 (Newton) - Minnesota Code of Military Justice updated, and clarifying language provided.
HF1120 (Freiberg) - Judicial review of contested case service on all parties required.
HF1219 (Hornstein) - Metropolitan Airports Commission meetings with broad public interest required to be held outside of the airport security area.
HF1320 (Anzelc) - Mine inspector provisions and technical, clarifying, and other policy changes made.
Attachments:
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Bill Additions/Subtractions Possible
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.
HF322 (Erickson) - Minnesota Agriculture Education Leadership Council extended.
HF311 (Dill) - Minnesota forests for the future program funding provided, and money appropriated to acquire permanent working forest easements in Itasca, Koochiching, and St. Louis Counties.
HF349 (Anderson) - Biofuel blender pump cost-share grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/10/2013)
(3/11/2013)

Health and Human Services Finance

3/12/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF139 (Nornes) Otter Tail County; nursing facility payment rate increase provided. HF375 (Erickson) Nursing facility rate increase provided for. Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) report- Medical Assistance Payment Rates for Dental Services. HF176 (Norton) Dental services for the disabled expanded. HF408 (Norton) Dental reimbursement provisions modified. (May be moved to Wed. March 13) To sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator Lucy Morgan at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Attachments:
(3/8/2013)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/12/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
No additional public testimony will be taken on HF573. The committee will only entertain amendments and vote on the bill. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
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.
HF947 (Liebling) - Sexually dangerous persons and persons with sexual psychopathic personalities commitment law distinguished and clarified from other civil commitments.
HF1114 (Abeler) - Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, vendors of chemical dependency treatment services, fair hearing, health-related licensing board, and background study provisions modified; and report required.
HF1206 (Isaacson) - Body art regulations modified, and criminal penalties provided.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
Attachments:
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Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1114 (Abeler) - Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, vendors of chemical dependency treatment services, fair hearing, health-related licensing board, and background study provisions modified; and report required.
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.
HF1206 (Isaacson) - Body art regulations modified, and criminal penalties provided.
Attachments:
(3/12/2013)

Housing Finance and Policy

3/11/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Informational hearing will take place on the governor's proposals aroung housing initiatives and programs (HF1344).
Bills Added:
HF536 (Davnie) - Residential property contracts for deed notice established, and remedies provided.
HF8 (Mullery) - Supporting Responsible Homeowners and Stabilizing Neighborhoods Act enacted, and homeowner opportunities provided in regard to underwater mortgage loans and foreclosure relief on residential homestead property.
HF1344 (Clark) - Omnibus housing finance and policy bill.
Attachments:
(3/8/2013)
(3/8/2013)
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1055 (Clark) - Mortgage registry and deed tax deposit in the housing development fund provided.
HF1377 (Hortman) - Mortgage lender and servicer loss mitigation required, and mortgage foreclosure dual tracking prohibited.

Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/11/2013
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation by the MN Office of Higher Education: MN State Grant Spending, part-time students. Report from the University of Minnesota on the cost of administration, President Eric Kaler. University of Minnesota 2014-2015 biennial budget request.

Energy Policy

3/11/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1001 (Ward) - Utility disconnection notice to cities regulated.
HF1079 (Benson) - Geothermal heating and cooling systems allowed to apply to a utility's renewable energy obligation under certain conditions.
HF1147 (Dehn) - Energy improvement program terms defined for local governments.
HF1167 (Melin) - Renewable development account funds allocated, "Made in Minnesota" solar energy production incentive account created, and financial incentives provided for photovoltaic modules manufactured in Minnesota.
HF879 (Falk) - University of Minnesota; renewable energy research funding extended.
HF1075 (Falk) - Renewable development account annual transferred fee revised for each cask of spent nuclear fuel stored in Minnesota.
HF1170 (Falk) - Small electricity generator maximum capacity to qualify for net metering amended, rate at which small generators may elect to be paid by utilities definition amended, and treatment of a purchase from a small generator by a nongenerating utility supplied by a municipal power agency amended.
HF1174 (Falk) - Public Utilities Commission required to initiate a proceeding culminating in an order establishing standards for utility rates regarding the interconnection of small electric generating facilities.
HF1000 (Kelly) - Emissions reduction-rate rider modified for projects, and commissioner of commerce required to make assessments to fund clean energy resource teams.
HF955 (Hortman) - Small electric generators maximum capacity to qualify for net metering amended.
HF854 (Atkins) - Distributed generation and renewable energy provisions modified, conservation improvement investments for low-income programs regulated, and eminent domain and condemnation procedures modified.
HF1015 (Selcer) - Gas utility infrastructure cost recovery regulated.
HF1029 (Persell) - Petroleum inspection fee revenue clarified.
HF338 (Bly) - Eminent domain provisions modified with respect to electric power utilities.
HF1084 (Kelly) - Transmission cost utility recovery regulated.
HF567 (Melin) - Solar energy requirements modified for state buildings.
HF623 (Melin) - Biomass mandate project and a proposed high-voltage transmission line regulated.
HF1326 (McNamar) - Emission reduction project cost recovery provided.
HF1301 (Hortman) - State energy conservation policies provided.
HF421 (Quam) - Hydroelectric energy project revolving loan fund established to facilitate the dredging of lakes to improve water flow, report required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1146 (Morgan) - Public Utilities Commission required to initiate a proceeding regarding interconnection of distributed generation facilities, establishment and operation provided for community solar generating facilities, ownership of renewable energy credit governing provisions amended, and residential solar design standards established.
Attachments:
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Education Policy

3/11/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 3:30 PM
Agenda:
**NOTE** HF1067 is authored by Rep. Roger Erickson. Also, the deadline for amendments for Monday's hearing is noon that day.
Bills Added:
HF1067 (Erickson) - Land transfer from Red Lake School District to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians authorized.
HF734 (Urdahl) - Career and technical education advisory task force established for improving student outcomes in grades 11 to 14.
HF562 (Abeler) - Medical assistance coverage provided for services provided by a licensed professional counselor.
HF354 (Selcer) - Teacher licensure renewal requirements related to recognizing mental illness in children and adolescents clarified.
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.
HF984 (Urdahl) - Coaches; school boards prohibited from not renewing a coaching contract based solely on the existence of parent complaints.
Attachments:
(3/8/2013)
(3/9/2013)
(3/11/2013)
(3/11/2013)

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/11/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF525 (Erhardt) - Active duty service members allowed to take a peace officer reciprocity examination.
HF591 (Sanders) - Partisan office vacancy nomination procedures modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF819 (Murphy) - Public Facilities Authority grant programs reorganized, and small community wastewater treatment grants provided.
HF1241 (Dettmer) - Community safety personnel training about the use of de-escalation techniques for dealing with veterans returning from active military service in combat zones funding provided, and grant money appropriated to public safety.
HF764 (Mariani) - Minnesota Humanities Commission grant established for a reading program for Minnesota children, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/8/2013)

Education Policy

3/8/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:30 AM
Bills Added:
HF1257 (Yarusso) - Teacher candidates and licensure basic skills requirements clarified, and advisory task force established.
HF716 (Selcer) - Teacher licensure testing requirements clarified.
HF1337 (Brynaert) - Statewide assessments aligned with state academic standards, career and college readiness benchmarks series provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
(3/7/2013)
(3/7/2013)
(3/7/2013)

Energy Policy

3/8/2013
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Meeting at 9:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF880 (Hornstein) - Renewable energy standard increased and extended to 2030, solar energy standard established, renewable energy projects exempted from the certificate of need process, uniform reporting of rate impacts of meeting the renewable energy standard required, and treatment and trading of renewable energy credits modified.
Attachments:
(3/7/2013)

Health and Human Services Policy

3/8/2013
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
No formal action will be taken on HF573. The committee will hear public testimony and there will be an opportunity for members to ask questions. To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
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.
HF969 (Dorholt) - Chemical and mental health and state-operated service provisions modified, data sharing allowed, task force repealed, terminology updated and obsolete provisions repealed, and technical changes made.
HF1124 (Fritz) - Minnesota Nurse Practicing Act definitions modified.
HF688 (Winkler) - Schools allowed to maintain a supply of epinephrine auto-injectors, and immunity from liability provided.
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
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.
HF820 (Loeffler) - Health care and medical assistance provisions modified.
HF760 (Loeffler) - Disability outdated terminology updated.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
To sign up to testify, please contact the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF937 (Laine) - Human services programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF698 (Halverson) - Runaway and Homeless Youth Act modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF119 (Gruenhagen) - McLeod County; nursing facility property rate increase provided.
HF139 (Nornes) - Otter Tail County; nursing facility payment rate increase provided.
HF375 (Erickson) - Princeton; nursing facility rate increase provided.
Attachments:
(3/5/2013)
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Budget Overview: Parks and Trails
Bills Added:
HF116 (Johnson) - St. Paul; Pig's Eye Regional Park funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Elections

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF664 (Laine) - Campaign finance and public disclosure law changed, and definition of public official expanded.
HF979 (Halverson) - Election procedures and administration modified, ballot formatting modified, and timelines adjusted.
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.
Attachments:
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Education Policy

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF925 (Mariani) - School district ability to request department assistance clarified.
HF771 (Davnie) - Restrictive procedures for children with disabilities use clarified.
HF363 (Benson) - Student services personnel team staffing grant established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1003 (Morgan) - Minnesota math corps program established, funding provided, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/7/2013
Meeting at 5:30 PM
Agenda:
At the discretion of the Chair, discussion and amendment will be confined to the purview of the committee's policy jurisdiction. The cut off for written testimony will be 3pm.
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.
HF631 (Brynaert) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; Board of Trustees and human services commissioner required to convene a summit related to mental health and workforce development issues, and legislative report required.
Attachments:
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Education Finance

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF247 (Mariani) - Integration revenue replacement advisory task force recommendations implemented, and integration revenue repurposed by establishing the "Achievement and Integration for Minnesota" program to increase student performance and equitable educational opportunities, and prepare all students to be effective citizens.
HF895 (Marquart) - Referendum equalization revenue calculation obsolete language removed.
Attachments:
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Agriculture Policy

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF1175 (Wagenius) - Minnesota agricultural water quality program established, and rulemaking authorized.

Capital Investment

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Removed from agenda: Debt service guidelines update, Minnesota Management & Budget Removed from agenda: Informational-only hearing: HF409 (Norton) Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided for; medical center development districts provided for; bonds and state assistance authorized; tax increment financing provided for within a medical center development district; funding provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated. (only provisions under the committee's jurisdiction) Added to Agenda: Minnesota Zoo bonding update Continued on Agenda: Amateur Sports Commission bonding update

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF491 (Dehn) - Individual civil rights restored upon release from incarceration, notice required, and county attorney obligation to promptly investigate voter registration and eligibility repealed.
HF814 (Schoen) - Hazardous substance release report required to local 911 emergency dispatch center.
Attachments:
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Rules and Legislative Administration

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 3:30 PM
Agenda:
House Legal Fees ***NOTE: HF1183, HF1184, and HF1233 are governor's budget bills. Pursuant to rule 2.03 of the Joint Rules, the rules committee is required to re-refer any bills necessary to implement the governor's budget if introduced 15 days after the budget was submitted.
Bills Added:
HF143 (Persell) - Minnesotan American Indian veteran plaque authorized for placement in the court of honor on the Minnesota State Capitol grounds.
HF1183 (Kahn) - Omnibus legacy bill.
HF1184 (Murphy) - Omnibus state government finance and veteran affairs bill.
HF1233 (Huntley) - Omnibus health and human services finance bill.
Attachments:
(3/5/2013)

Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Note: HF 602 is being placed on the agenda in order to amend the motion that it should go to the Committee on Jobs, not Commerce as originally moved.
Bills Added:
HF748 (Simon) - Prompt wage payment requirements and penalties modified.
HF690 (Mahoney) - Criminal history reliance for employment purposes limited, and remedies provided.
HF572 (Nelson) - Labor and industry commissioner allowed to issue compliance orders for violations of employment relationship misrepresentations.
HF602 (Atkins) - Additional unemployment benefit eligibility modified in cases of lockout, and penalties provided for organizations involved in lockouts.
Attachments:
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

3/7/2013
Meeting at 11:30 AM
Agenda:
If you have any questions on the bill or would like to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Abou Amara at 651-296-4110.
Bills Added:
HF92 (Winkler) - Minimum wage regulated, and overtime and parental leave provisions modified.
HF763 (Metsa) - Federal employment law provisions conformed.
Attachments:
(3/6/2013)

Transportation Finance

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF434 (Kahn) - Hennepin County; Franklin Avenue Bridge rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF797 (Hortman) - Safe routes to school program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF587 (Falk) - Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF500 (Masin) - Driver's license filing fee charged by driver license agents increased.

Taxes

3/7/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF805 (Mullery) - Gift tax imposed and coordinated with the estate tax.
HF806 (Mullery) - Situs rules provided for pass-through interests.
HF426 (Davnie) - Motor vehicle paint and material sales tax clarified.

Property and Local Tax Division

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
**As time permits" HRD presentation on new city clusters
Bills Added:
HF515 (Lien) - Border city program supplemental allocation provided.
HF722 (Johnson) - Property tax due dates modified.
HF747 (Radinovich) - Referendum market value definition modified, and state general levy modified.
HF905 (Murphy) - Proctor; imposition of additional 1/2 percent sales and use tax authorized, and local approval of laws and validating actions of the city provided.
HF326 (Nornes) - Fergus Falls; border city development zone powers authorization established, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Transportation Finance

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF467 (Melin) - Range Regional Airport terminal improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF316 (Mahoney) - Motor vehicle titling fee transactions amended, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF272 (Pelowski) - Port development assistance program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF274 (Yarusso) - Ramsey County; transportation infrastructure in the vicinity of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
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Transportation Policy

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF931 (Erhardt) - Transportation finance and tax provisions amended, funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
If you wish to testify, please contact Charlotte Antin at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF290 (Simon) - False claims provisions modified.
HF291 (Simon) - Paternity and maternity determination; assisted reproduction provisions modified.
HF450 (Atkins) - Actions for damages based on services or construction to improve real property limitations modified.
HF459 (Atkins) - Bisphenol-A in children's food containers sale prohibited.
HF458 (Persell) - Formaldehyde banned in children's products.
HF157 (Hilstrom) - Bullion coin dealers regulated, registration required, conduct prohibited; and enforcement authority, civil, and criminal penalties provided.
Attachments:
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Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF463 (Kahn) - Pregnancy leave required, and employment accommodations required for pregnant women.
HF602 (Atkins) - Additional unemployment benefit eligibility modified in cases of lockout, and penalties provided for organizations involved in lockouts.
Attachments:
(3/1/2013)

Public Safety Finance and Policy

3/6/2013
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
Note: the bill previously marked as HF XXX is HF 1214
Bills Added:
HF88 (Dettmer) - Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF411 (Hilstrom) - Money used or intended for use to facilitate a prostitution or sex trafficking offense forfeiture provided, and money appropriated.
HF1051 (Rosenthal) - Crime victim rights and programs statutory provisions clarified, and a restitution working group provided.
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.

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added
Bills Added:
HF112 (Hansen) - Mighty Ducks grant for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF868 (Hansen) - Mighty Ducks grant for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF98 (Sundin) - Big Lake Sanitary District public infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF117 (Gunther) - Truman; storm water project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF822 (Simonson) - Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Authority water facilities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF172 (Peppin) - State budget documents required to include federal contingency planning, and federal fund loss report required.
HF94 (Anderson) - Fiscal year 2013 general fund surplus use restricted.
HF845 (Schoen) - State employees whose dependant coverage was denied pursuant to an audit reimbursed for insurance costs.
HF756 (McNamara) - State employees whose dependant coverage was denied pursuant to an audit reimbursed for insurance costs.
Attachments:
(3/5/2013)
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Taxes

3/6/2013
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Video Available:
House Taxes Committee
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF885 (Clark) - Tax rates under the alcoholic beverage excise tax increased, alcohol health and judicial impact fund established, deposit of revenues and funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1012 (Beard) - Industrial measurement manufacturing and control facility construction taxation exemption provided.

Agriculture Policy

3/6/2013
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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.

Civil Law

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
***Note***No Additional Testimony Will Be Taken on the Subcommittee Reports. Subcommittee Reports from the Data Practices Subcommittee: HF501 (Hilstrom) Medical examiners and coroners permitted to use license and identification card photographs. HF604 (Myhra) Personnel data disclosure provisions modified. HF621 (Winkler) Private data specified on individuals with disabilities as private data. HF798 (Erhardt) Minnesota road use test participation data classified, and construction manager. HF828 (Lesch) Secure communications network access authorized, minimum standards provided, and network use. HF589 (Kahn) Genetic information provisions changed. HF804 (Scott) Department of Corrections allowed to access data to track employment of offenders sentenced to probation for the purpose of case planning. HF782 (Norton) Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Committee expiration extended, and early hearing detection and intervention program data classified. Additional Bills on the Agenda: HF838 (Schoen) Court services, detention, and corrections data access provided for domestic fatality review teams. HF704 (Hilstrom) Family Reunification Act of 2013 created. HF681 (Simon) Limitation period for civil actions involving sexual abuse changed. - 15 minutes will be given for proponent testimony and 15 minutes will be given for opposition testimony. Bill(s) Removed: HF827 (Lenczewski) Property tax administration data practice provisions technical and clarifying changes made. HF584 (Hortman) Data collected from or provided by applicants, users, and customers of transit services in the metropolitan area classified. If you wish to testify on HF838, HF704 or HF681, please contact Charlotte Antin at charlotte.antin@house.mn.
Attachments:
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Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Note: In HF779, we will only be dealing with Article 2, Market Rules. Article 1, ACA Conformity will be amended out of the bill.
Bills Added:
HF573 (Ward) - Public employees insurance program regulated, and school employer participation required.
HF389 (Lesch) - 911 fee collection from prepaid wireless telecommunications services and prepaid wireless E911 services provided, broadband development grant program established, funding provided, 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:
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Education Finance

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Special education program evaluation report by the Office of the Legislative Auditor

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1141 (Moran) - Homeless children qualified for early educational services.
HF1142 (Moran) - Minnesota Families and Children Assistance Program Act created, Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) and child care assistance programs modified, commissioner provided directions, revisor instructed to change terminology, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1047 (Loeffler) - Maternal depression outreach, public education, and screening development required; medical assistance eligibility expanded; technical assistance required for maternal depression screenings and referrals; parenting skills added to adult rehabilitative mental health services; Minnesota health care program outreach expanded; funding provided; and money appropriated.

Government Operations

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF588 (Atkins) - Hospital staffing report required, study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF548 (Melin) - American steel product use or supply required on certain projects.
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.
Attachments:
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Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
*Additional bills may be added.
Bills Added:
HF372 (Anzelc) - Itasca County; public sale of tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters provided, and private sale of lands that were reserved in previous tax-forfeited land sales allowed.
HF725 (Ward) - Crow Wing County; public and private sale of tax-forfeited lands provided.
HF832 (Savick) - Freeborn County; public sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public waters provided.
HF170 (Drazkowski) - Winona County; exchange authorized for tax-forfeited land bordering public waters.
HF929 (Runbeck) - Anoka County; tax-forfeited land conveyance authorized.
HF56 (Dill) - Lake County; private sale of tax-forfeited land authorized.
HF373 (Dill) - Koochiching County; public sale of tax-forfeited land that borders public water authorized.
HF958 (Dill) - St. Louis County; tax-forfeited land private and public sale authorized.
HF876 (Erickson) - School forests provided.
HF740 (Erickson) - Omnibus lands bill.

Health and Human Services Finance

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
George Hoffman of the Dept. of Human Services (DHS) will present the February forecast as it pertains to DHS forecasted programs. HF353 (Davnie) Children's school-based mental health grants funding appropriated. To sign up to testify, please contact the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.

Health and Human Services Policy

3/6/2013
Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn HF739 is scheduled to be heard pending re-referral from the House Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy Committee.
Bills Added:
HF760 (Loeffler) - Disability outdated terminology updated.
HF767 (Morgan) - Omnibus human services continuing care policy bill.
HF820 (Loeffler) - Health care and medical assistance provisions modified.
HF662 (Laine) - Omnibus health policy bill, and Minnesota Radon Awareness Act.
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.
Attachments:
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Higher Education Finance and Policy

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Continuation of the presentation by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education on Postsecondary Education in Minnesota.

Housing Finance and Policy

3/6/2013
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Meeting at 12:30 PM
Bills Added:
HF816 (Anderson) - Janet's Law enacted, and radon testing required for all residential homes.
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.
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.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Policy

3/5/2013
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Meeting at 2:15 PM
Agenda:
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn
Bills Added:
HF844 (Nelson) - Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce Council created, and individual providers of direct support services regulated.
HF869 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance eligibility provided for inmates while they are inpatients in a medical institution.
Attachments:
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Health and Human Services Finance

3/5/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
To sign up to testify, please contact the committee administrator at lucy.morgan@house.mn.
Bills Added:
HF483 (Fritz) - Newborn screening required for critical heart disease.
HF220 (Fritz) - Child care licensure requirement regarding infant sleep position modified.
HF777 (Newton) - Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF/DD) and home and community-based service provider reimbursement rates modified, and money appropriated.
HF387 (Dorholt) - Critical access mental health services medical assistance reimbursement rate increased.
HF550 (Liebling) - Integrated behavioral health care coordination model pilot funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF358 (Loeffler) - Children's mental health and pediatric services electronic survey of providers required, and new mental health services covered under medical assistance.
Attachments:
(3/4/2013)
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Energy Policy

3/5/2013
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Meeting at 12:15 PM
Bills Added:
HF854 (Atkins) - Distributed generation and renewable energy provisions modified, conservation improvement investments for low-income programs regulated, and eminent domain and condemnation procedures modified.
HF955 (Hortman) - Small electric generators maximum capacity to qualify for net metering amended.
HF956 (Hortman) - Omnibus energy bill.
Attachments:
(3/4/2013)
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Environment and Natural Resources Policy

3/5/2013
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Bills Added:
HF1065 (Metsa) - Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission created.
HF865 (Sundin) - Product stewardship programs provided.
HF742 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
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.
HF717 (Persell) - All-terrain vehicle registration and watercraft license exemptions provided, and nonresident all-terrain vehicle state trail pass requirements modified.
HF813 (Nornes) - Water-related service provider training exemption provided.
HF819 (Murphy) - Public Facilities Authority grant programs reorganized, and small community wastewater treatment grants provided.

Government Operations

3/5/2013
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Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HF83 (Freiberg) Tenant remedies provided, single point of contact and various notice provisions provided relating to mortgage foreclosures, mortgage foreclosure dual tracking prohibited, and mandatory mediation required prior to commencing a mortgage foreclosure. (A Draft Second Engrossment of HF83 is attached, pending approval by the full House on March 4.) All testimony and amendments for all bills scheduled must relate to issues within the jurisdiction of the House Government Operations Committee.
Bills Added:
HF414 (Hornstein) - Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month designated in April.
HF310 (Moran) - Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council for the Department of Human Services created.
HF84 (Lesch) - Dog and cat breeder licensing and inspection provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF789 (Dorholt) - Open Education Resource Council established, reports required, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF462 (Poppe) - Cellulosic ethanol production goal sunset date provided, definitions established, ethanol minimum content requirement converted to a biofuel requirement, petroleum replacement goal expanded, biofuels task force required, and E20 mandate language repealed.
HF441 (Hilstrom) - Employees and officers of local public pension plans required to report unlawful actions to the state auditor.
HF477 (Davnie) - Adult high school diploma requirements standardized, and advisory task force established.
HF624 (Rosenthal) - House of representatives district boundaries adjusted within senate district 49, and obsolete district description repealed.
HF669 (Simonson) - Statewide Radio Board expanded and updated to include the latest emergency communication technologies and authorized to elect to become a statewide emergency communication board; tribal governments included in regional board structure; and comprehensive authority provided under board to address all emergency communications.
HF697 (Mullery) - Homeless Youth Task Force established.
HF738 (Isaacson) - Metropolitan Council miscellaneous statutory technical corrections made, and obsolete language removed and modified.
HF765 (Laine) - Office of Collaboration and Dispute Management created in the Bureau of Mediation Services, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF796 (Davnie) - Minneapolis and St. Paul; process provided for joint governance of entertainment facilities.
HF1028 (Loeffler) - Hennepin Soil and Water Conservation District discontinued and duties transferred.
HF834 (Fischer) - Metropolitan Area Water Supply Advisory Committee sunset date extended.
Attachments:
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Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

3/5/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Agenda:
Triclosan and Clean Water Fund
Meeting at 6:00 PM
Agenda:
Public Comment on Budget Follow up Questions on Groundwater and the Budget

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

3/5/2013
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Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
HF1141 and HF1142 will be heard informationally, no formal action will be taken on them at Tuesday's hearing. They will be formally acted upon at Wednesday's Hearing.
Bills Added:
HF430 (Hortman) - Family Economic Security Act created, minimum wage rate increased, child care assistance modified, new child care tax credit provided, working family tax credit expanded, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF362 (Halverson) - Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) child care assistance modified.
HF951 (Moran) - Child Care Affordability Act established, child care assistance programs modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1141 (Moran) - Homeless children qualified for early educational services.
HF1142 (Moran) - Minnesota Families and Children Assistance Program Act created, Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) and child care assistance programs modified, commissioner provided directions, revisor instructed to change terminology, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Education Finance

3/5/2013
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Meeting at 8:15 AM
Bills Added:
HF397 (Atkins) - Independent School District No. 199, Inver Grove Heights; alternative facilities revenue program participation permitted.
HF312 (Dill) - Independent School District No. 381, Lake Superior; technology levy authorized.
HF431 (Dorholt) - Independent School District No. 742, St. Cloud; onetime transfer permitted.
HF830 (Zerwas) - Independent School District No. 728, Elk River; equity revenue adjusted by the metro equity region factor for students residing in the region.
HF831 (Zerwas) - Independent School District No. 728, Elk River; fund transfers authorized.
HF64 (Hansen) - Special School District No. 6, South St. Paul; alternative facilities revenue program participation permitted.
Attachments:
(3/4/2013)

Education Policy

3/5/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Bills Added:
HF688 (Winkler) - Schools allowed to maintain a supply of epinephrine auto-injectors, and immunity from liability provided.
HF957 (Dettmer) - School construction near former landfills prohibited, and notice required for schools located near former landfills.
HF361 (Slocum) - Education provided in care and treatment settings, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF166 (Slocum) - Resident pupils temporarily placed in a care and treatment center allowed to continue participation in district extracurricular activities.

Elections

3/5/2013
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
Other bills may be added to agenda
Bills Added:
HF637 (Halverson) - Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
HF664 (Laine) - Campaign finance and public disclosure law changed, and definition of public official expanded.
HF800 (Nelson) - County boards provided authority to appoint certain county officers.
HF801 (Sawatzky) - Kandiyohi County; process provided for making the offices of county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive.
HF919 (Dill) - Lake County; process provided to make county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive.
HF920 (Lien) - Clay County; process provided to make the county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive.
Attachments:
(3/1/2013)
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