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Select Committee on Racial Justice

12/22/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
Report and Recommendations Hearing will be live-streamed: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp
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Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

12/11/2020
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
This interim hearing is informational only. No official action will be taken. Agenda: Informational hearing on child care COVID-19 relief proposals • COVID-19 public health support funds for child care (7SS-AM006) • Child Care Assistance Basic Sliding Fee waitlist temporary reprioritization and appropriation (7SS-AM009) Agenda items may be added. Public Viewing: This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp Notes: • Draft language for proposals will be posted on Tuesday, December 8. • Members of the public wishing to testify or submit written testimony should contact Alyssa Fritz at alyssa.fritz@house.mn by 3:00 PM on Thursday, December 10. • This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at blake.wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Government Operations

12/11/2020
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
This interim hearing is informational only. No official action will be taken. Agenda* Revisor 20-9383: changing the effective date on notarial officer amendment; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 4, section 1. • VIEW HEARING: House webcast schedule page at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. • TESTIFYING: If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn at least 2 hours before the committee meets.  Testimony will be limited.  Please plan accordingly. • HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability and emailed to the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn at least 2 hours before the committee meets. • This hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. • ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at blake.wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. *Agenda items may be added or removed from the agenda.
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Education Finance Division

12/11/2020
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 2:00 PM
Agenda:
Tentative informational hearing on HF XXX (Davnie) (revisor number 20-9432) - Free and reduced price lunch eligibility, extending the deadline for application Presentations will be given on these topics by the Minnesota Department of Education. No formal action will be taken. To sign up for public testimony or to submit written comments please email sarah.burt@house.mn by noon on Friday, December 11. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Ways and Means

12/10/2020
Meeting at 1:30 PM
Agenda:
This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which is posted on-line. Informational hearing on: Unemployment insurance benefits and shared work eligibility (Mahoney) (Revisor # 20-9424) Business assistance program (Mahoney) (Revisor:MAINSTREETGRANTS-2) Bill added: MN COVID Fund extension (Carlson, L) (HRD # 7SS CS002) Bill added: Food relief program (Noor) (HRD # 7SS-DP004-1) Bill added: Supplemental MFIP payment (Noor) (HRD # 7SS-DP001-1, replaces previously posted HRD # 7SS-DP001) LCCMR appropriation date correction (Hansen) (Revisor # 20-9385) Bill added: MLEA salary adjustment and technical correction (Hansen) (HRD # 7SS-MJ015, which replaces previously posted 7SS-MJ014) Bill added: Child care providers support (Pinto) (HRD # 7SS - AM006) Bill added: Basic sliding fee program (Pinto) (HRD # 7SS - AM007) Bill added: Temporary waiver of certain fees (Olsen) (Revisor # 20-9402) Bill added: Housing assistance program (Hausman) (HRD # 7SS-MM006) Other bills may be added BILL REMOVED: Repurposing previously authorized MDA funding (Poppe) (HRD # 7SS-CS004) This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Meeting materials will be posted on the Ways and Means Committee website in advance of the meeting
Attachments:
7SS-CS-A01 Davnie amendment to Business assistant grants (Mahoney).pdf (12/10/2020)
20-9385 - Hansen.pdf (12/10/2020)
20-9424 Unemployment insurance and shared work plan eligibility (Mahoney).pdf (12/10/2020)
MLEA salary adjustment and technical change (Hansen( (HRD # 7SS-MJ015, which replaces MJ014 which replaced MJ005).pdf (12/10/2020)
House Research Summary - Temporary Waiver of fees (Olson) (Revisor # 20-9402).pdf (12/10/2020)
MLEA Letter of Support.pdf (12/10/2020)
House Research Summary - Food Relief Grant (Noor) (HRD # 7SS-DP004-1).pdf (12/10/2020)
House Research Summary - MFIP (Noor) (HRD # 7SS-DP001-1).pdf (12/10/2020)
7SS-MM006 Housing assistance program (Hausman).pdf (12/10/2020)
House Research Summary - MLEA bill (Hansen) (HRD # 7SS-MJo14.pdf (12/10/2020)
20-9424 House Research Summary - UI benefits (Mahoney).pdf (12/10/2020)
7SS-DP001-1-Noor-MFIP (replaces previously posted HRD # 7SS-DP001).pdf (12/10/2020)
House Research Summary - MN COVID fund extension bill (Carlson, L).pdf (12/10/2020)
20-9402 Temporary waiver of certain fees (Olsen).pdf (12/10/2020)
HOuse Research Summary - LCCMR bill (Hansen) (Revisor # 20-9385).pdf (12/10/2020)
7SS-DP004-1-Noor-Food program.pdf (12/10/2020)
House Research summary for child care proposal (HRD # 7SS -AM006).pdf (12/10/2020)
7SS-AM007 Basic Sliding Fee (Pinto) (HRD # 7SS-AM007).pdf (12/10/2020)
7SS-AM006 Child Care Provider (Pinto) (HRD # 7SS-AM006).pdf (12/10/2020)
7SS-CS002 - MN COVID Fund Extension (Carlson).pdf (12/10/2020)
MLEA bill - Fiscal Note.pdf (12/10/2020)
Ways and Means Minutes 12.7.20.pdf (12/10/2020)
Business assistance grants affected by Gov. Executive Order No. 20-99.pdf (12/10/2020)
12102020 Ways and Means Agenda.final.pdf (12/10/2020)
HM Ltr State Economic Relief December 10 2020.pdf (12/10/2020)
House Research Summary - Business assistance grants (Mahoney).pdf (12/10/2020)
Chamber of Commerce Letter on Business Assistant Grants (Mahoney).pdf (12/10/2020)

Long-Term Care Division

12/9/2020
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
HFXXXX (Schultz) - Assisted living licensure modifications NOTE: This will be an informational hearing and no formal action will be taken. Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at chris.mccall@house.mn. • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Written testimony is encouraged and should be submitted electronically to chris.mccall@house.mn by 9:00AM on the day of the hearing. Public Viewing Information: This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Health and Human Services Finance Division

12/9/2020
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
HFXX (Howard) Homelessness COVID-19 Funding provisions HFXX (Liebling) Long-Term Care COVID-19 Funding provisions Bills may be added or removed. This will be an informational hearing and no formal action will be taken. Those wishing to testify remotely (Limit to 2 minutes) or submit written testimony should email Patrick McQuillan (Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn) by 10 am on Wednesday, December 9th. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. Meeting documents will be posted on the House HHS Finance Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91023. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Health and Human Services Finance Division

12/8/2020
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HFXX (20-9391-Liebling) Human Services Technical Corrections Bill HFXX (20-9406-Bierman) CCBHC Reimbursement HFXX (20-9393-Schultz) Waiver Extension of Telehealth by Residency HFXX (EK-009-Masin) Board of Executives for LTSS Fee and Appropriations Bills may be added or removed. This will be an informational hearing and no formal action will be taken. Those wishing to testify remotely (Limit to 2 minutes) or submit written testimony should email Patrick McQuillan (Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn) by 12 pm on Monday, December 7th. This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. Meeting documents will be posted on the House HHS Finance Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91023. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Ways and Means

12/7/2020
Meeting at 9:30 AM
Agenda:
This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which is posted on-line. MMB presentation on November Budget and Economic Forecast - Commissioner Jim Schowalter - Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, State Economist - Britta Reitan, State Budget Director This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Links to forecast materials: https://mn.gov/mmb/mmbhome/?id=456903
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Select Committee on Racial Justice

10/20/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
The Economic Costs of Racism: Excerpt from Jim Crow of the North, tpt documentary The full documentary can be found at this link: https://www.tpt.org/minnesota-experience/video/jim-crow-of-the-north-stijws/ Bruce Corrie, PhD If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please email Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or leave a message at 651-296-8803
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Rules and Legislative Administration

10/13/2020
Meeting at 11:15 AM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Time: 5 minutes after session adjourns or goes into recess This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for July 17, 2020 IV. Calendar for the Day for October 14, 2020 V. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Select Committee on Racial Justice

10/13/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 PUBLIC TESTIMONY This entire hearing is devoted to public testimony. Members of the public and organizations are invited to provide up to THREE MINUTES of testimony. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Due to the nature of remote hearings, those wishing to testify must sign up no later than MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2020 AT 5:00 P.M. by emailing CLA Binta.Kanteh@house.mn Those unable to testify via zoom may either email written testimony to CLA Binta.Kanteh@house.mn or provide testimony via voicemail (no longer than 3 minutes) to 651-296-8827. Written testimony will be posted and provided to Committee Members. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please email Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or leave a message at 651-296-8803 For all other committee matters, please contact CA Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn or Alyssa.Fritz@house.mn
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Ways and Means

10/12/2020
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which is posted on-line. HF 1 Murphy – Economic Development Package: Local Jobs and Projects, Supplemental Budget, and Tax Bill BILL ADDED: HF 42 (Carlson, L) Supplemental Budget SF2/HF 9 Ecklund - Court guidance provided on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder. REMOVED: HF 15 Freiberg - Video conferencing permitted to fulfill the requirement to personally appear before a notarial officer for conveyance REMOVED: HF 25 Layman - Polk County Law Library authorized to transfer money for Polk County courthouse technological improvements, Itasca County unorganized territory addition to Harris Township permitted. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
Bills Added:
HF1 (Murphy) - Capital improvement spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, previous appropriations modified new programs established and existing program modified, previous tax policies modified, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF42 (Carlson) - Supplemental state budget established, money transferred, appropriations reduced to support state government activities, and money appropriated.
HF9 (Ecklund) - Veterans restorative justice; sentencing guidance provided for criminal offenses committed by veterans related to a service-related disorder.
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Select Committee on Racial Justice

10/6/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Historical Trauma Kate Beane, PhD (Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota) Public Historian and Educator Carly Bad Heart Bull, JD (Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota) Executive Director, Native Ways Federation Sam Simmons, LADC Behavioral Consultant, Samuel Simmons Consulting Accessibility: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please email Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or leave a message at 651-296-8803 Public Testimony: Those wishing to provide public testimony will have the opportunity on October 13, 2020. Please email CLA Binta.Kanteh@house.mn or call 651-296-8827 for further information. For all other committee matters, please contact CA Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn or Alyssa.Fritz@house.mn
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Select Committee on Racial Justice

9/29/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Racism William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, Chair, Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University Wendy R. Ellis DrPH, MPH, Assistant Professor, Global Health; Director, Center for Community Resilience, Sumner Redstone Global Center for Prevention & Wellness, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University Linsey McMurrin, Director of Prevention Initiatives & Tribal Projects, Family Wise Services - Prevent Child Abuse MN; Certified ACE Interface Master Trainer Accessibility: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please email Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or leave a message at 651-296-8803 Public Testimony: Those wishing to provide public testimony will have the opportunity on October 13, 2020. Please email CLA Binta.Kanteh@house.mn or call 651-296-8827 for further information. For all other committee matters, please contact CA Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn or Alyssa.Fritz@house.mn
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Select Committee on Racial Justice

9/22/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Testimony: What is racism? Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Maternal-child health mortality and morbidity Black Reproductive Health: Getting at the Root Cause of Inequity Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D., M.P.H. Viewing the Hearing: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Accessibility: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please email Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or leave a message at 651-296-8803
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Select Committee on Minnesota’s Pandemic Response and Rebuilding

9/9/2020
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Meeting Agenda: The Disparate Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Communities of Color: an overview of the problem and a focus on solutions. *Documents associated with this Remote Hearing will be posted to the committee page. The public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda.* If you would like to submit written testimony, a letter or a handout for the hearing please contact Rachel Ganani at Rachel.Ganani@house.mn. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda.
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Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

9/1/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Update on Chronic Wasting Disease efforts. Please note that this is an informational interim hearing and no official business will be conducted. Meeting Documents will be posted on the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Website at: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91019 *If you are interested in signing up to testify or submitting written testimony and/or a handout, please email Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and dallas.fischer@senate.mn by noon on August 31. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803 The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

9/1/2020
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
Agenda: I. Call to Order II. Brief Introductory Remarks: Minnesota Public Safety Systems Structural Budget Issues III. Presentation on Sexual Assault Examination Kit Funding IV. Presentation on DPS Deficiency Funding V. Presentation on MSGC Deficiency Funding VI. Presentation on Community Supervision Funding VII. Presentation on DOC Deficiency Funding and Related Prison Closures VIII. Adjournment Remote Viewing Information: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Public Testimony Information: " This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01m which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm " Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Jamael.Lundy@house.mn. " If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. " Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings.
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Health and Human Services Finance Division

8/31/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Minnesota Department of Human Services Direct Care and Treatment Operating Adjustment/Next Steps This will be an informational hearing and no formal action will be taken. Those wishing to testify remotely (Limit to 2 minutes) or submit written testimony should email Chris McCall at Chris.McCall@house.mn by Sunday, August 30th by 3 pm. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Meeting documents will be posted on the House HHS Finance Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91023. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

8/27/2020
Meeting at 10:30 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Please note that this is an informational interim hearing and no official business will be conducted. Agenda: HF XXX (Lee) - Rebuild Right Grant Program HF 4172 (Lislegard) - Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority grant to expand city-owned building housing a solar panel manufacturer funding provided, and money appropriated HF 4365 (Backer) - Ammonia production pilot demonstration project funding provided, and money appropriated. If you are interested in testifying or submitting written testimony, please email Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by noon on Wednesday, August 26th. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803
Bills Added:
HF4365 (Backer) - Ammonia production pilot demonstration project funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4172 (Lislegard) - Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority grant to expand city-owned building housing a solar panel manufacturer funding provided, and money appropriated.
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Education Finance Division

8/12/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Informational hearing of the Education Finance Division that will focus on Executive Order 20-82, the Safe Learning Plan for 2020-21 Guidance, and federal funds for K-12 public schools that relate to COVID-19. Presentations will be given on these topics by the Minnesota Department of Education. To submit written comments please email them to sarah.burt@house.mn by noon on Tuesday, August 11. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

8/5/2020
Meeting at 12:00 PM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Informational Hearing on Criminal Justice Reform and the Judiciary 1). Forfeiture Reform 2). Cash Bail Reform 3). Court Fines & Fees Reforms 4). Record Expungements *Please note, this is an informational interim hearing; no official business will be conducted..* *Documents associated with this Remote Hearing will be posted to the committee page. The public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda.* *If you are interested in providing written testimony or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing (8/4/20) to get instructions: CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn CLA: Jenna.Maus@house.mn This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803 The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division

7/30/2020
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Agenda: Informational hearing on 2nd Special Session HF 31 (Ecklund) Courts provided guidance on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder. No official action will be taken on HF 31. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you would like to testify at this hearing, please contact Jim Gelbmann at jim.gelbmann@house.mn and he will provide you with access as a participant for the Zoom meeting. Questions about this meeting should be referred to Jim at (651) 334-4077. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him about matters directly related to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF31 (Ecklund) - Courts provided guidance on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder.
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

7/17/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Each bill will be allocated up to 30 minutes total on the agenda HF 36 (Noor) Unemployment insurance eligibility for secondary students temporarily modified. HF 28 (Mahoney) COVID-19; economic development grant program exceptions provided during peacetime emergency. HF 37 (Davnie) Civil unrest immediate relief program created, reports required, and money appropriated. HF 21 (Sandstede) Unemployment insurance additional benefit for mining employees authorized. Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
Bills Added:
HF36 (Noor) - Unemployment insurance eligibility for secondary students temporarily modified.
HF28 (Mahoney) - COVID-19; economic development grant program exceptions provided during peacetime emergency.
HF37 (Davnie) - Civil unrest immediate relief program created, reports required, and money appropriated.
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Government Operations

7/17/2020
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
HF71 (Freiberg) COVID-19; real estate document notarization use of video appearance authorized.* This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate. HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 10 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. *Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.
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Rules and Legislative Administration

7/17/2020
Meeting at 4:00 PM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Friday, July 17, 2020 Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for July 14, 2020 IV. Calendar for the Day for July 20, 2020 V. Waiver of Rule 4.05 VI. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Ways and Means

7/14/2020
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm I. HF 14 (Carlson, L) Appropriating money for corrections and public safety II. HF 3 (Murphy) Economic stimulus during COVID: bonding III. HF 1 (Mariani) Police reform and accountability IV. HF 35 (Liebling) Medical Assistance provider dental payments V. HF 34 (Liebling) Economic assistance waiver extension VI. HF 33 (Cantrell) Disability service retainer payments and reinvention grants Other bills may be added This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him about matters directly related to the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF14 (Carlson) - Corrections and public safety funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3 (Murphy) - Capital improvement spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, previous appropriations modified new programs established and existing program modified, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1 (Mariani) - Public safety; various provision modified including a law enforcement citizen oversight council establishment required, data collection and analysis on peace officer complaints created, Police-Community Relations Council established, peace officer duty to report excessive force incidents established, and money appropriated.
HF34 (Liebling) - COVID-19; peacetime emergency modification extended to economic assistance program application requirements.
HF35 (Liebling) - COVID-19; onetime payment to medical assistance dental providers to assist in covering PPE use costs provided, and money appropriated.
HF33 (Cantrell) - COVID-19; disability service providers retention grants established, customized living quality improvement grants modified, peacetime emergency modification extended to economic assistance program application requirements, and money appropriated.
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Rules and Legislative Administration

7/14/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Remote Hearing This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for June 19, 2020 IV. House Resolution 1 (Richardson): A resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. V. Approval of House Policies and Resolutions: • 2020-P7: Compensatory Time Presenter: Kelly Knight Director, MN House of Representatives Human Resources VI. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Health and Human Services Finance Division

7/13/2020
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
HFXX (Liebling) MA Provider Dental Payments (Informational Hearing) HFXX (Liebling) Economic Assistance Waiver extension (Informational Hearing) HFXX (Cantrell) Disability Service Retainer Payments and Reinvention Grants (Informational Hearing) This will be an informational hearing and no formal actions will be taken on the bills. Draft bill language for HFXX (Liebling) MA Provider Dental Payments: SC7680-2 and HFXX (Liebling): 20-8930 are attached. The DE Amdt to HFXX (Cantrell) is also attached (DP009). Additional language will be forthcoming on the Cantrell bill will be forthcoming, which will include a DE Amendment. Those wishing to testify remotely (Limit to 2 minutes) or submit written testimony should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by Monday, July 13th by 8 am. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Meeting documents will be posted on the House HHS Finance Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91023. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

7/9/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Informational Hearing Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits in Minnesota Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
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Select Committee on Minnesota’s Pandemic Response and Rebuilding

7/8/2020
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Meeting Agenda: Presentation from Andy Slavitt, former Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) & United States of Care Board Chair, on the COVID-19 pandemic response in Minnesota and around the country. If you would like to submit written testimony, a letter or a handout for the hearing please contact Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@house.mn. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda.
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Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

7/7/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
This is an informational hearing. This meeting is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Agenda: HFXXX (Wagenius) Electric cogeneration activity power purchase agreement authorized. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Public Testimony: • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in submitting testimony may email committee staff at John.Howe@House.mn and Zach.Zimmerman@house.mn • If you plan to submit written testimony or wish to testify, please send notice to John.Howe@house.mn and Zach.Zimmerman@house.mn by 5:00 p.m. on Monday. • If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

7/1/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY IN MINNESOTA I. Call to Order II. How The State of Minnesota is Failing to Hold Police Officers Accountable - Regulatory Issues - Criminal Justice Issues - Systemic Policy Issues III. How The State of Minnesota Can Hold Police Officers Accountable: A Review of Police Accountability Proposals - House Proposal - Proposal From the Other Body IV. How Holding Police Officers Accountable Can Help Prevent Civil Unrest in Minnesota V. Adjournment REMOTE HEARING INFORMATION: This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ PUBLIC TESTIMONY INFORMATION: • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Jason.Chavez@house.mn. • PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR NAME, ORGANIZATION, AND BILL YOUR LOOKING TO TESTIFY FOR [LOOK AT SCHEDULE FIRST]. • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. • If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Jason Chavez by emailing him at Jason.Chavez@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-269-9676.
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Meeting at 5:00 PM
Agenda:
The Public Safety Committee's Police Accountability Reform Town Hall Agenda How Minnesota is Failing to Hold Officers Accountable: A Community Discussion of the POCI Caucus's Minnesota Police Accountability Package Logistics - Time: 5-7 PM - Location: The Maple Grove Bandshell, Town Green Park, 7991 Main St, Maple Grove, MN 55369 Introduction (15 Min) - Maple Grove Rep. Bahner Provides Welcome - Public Safety Chair Mariani Offers Opening Words and Agenda Outline Presentation (30 Min) - How our state regulatory bodies fail to hold police accountable & how the Reclaiming Community Oversight Act could reform our state regulatory bodies. - How our state criminal justice system fails to hold police accountable & how the Reforming Accountability Act could reform our state's criminal justice system. - How our state demands too much of police & how the Reimagining Public Safety Act could provide communities with more resources to solve public safety related problems. Questions and Answers (30 Min) - Questions and Comments from members of the Public Closing (15 Min) - POCI Caucus Chair Moran Offers some Closing Words Questions Submission information: Individuals who can not make it to this event that still would like to submit questions should email those questions ro Jason Chavez at Jason.Chavez@house.mn Livestream Information: This townhall may be viewed live via Facebook: https://facebook.com/events/s/house-public-safety-committee-/1705866266218264/?ti=as Note: This event is non-partisan in nature and will permit involvement of all members of the Public Safety Committee and any member of the general public. Per diem and mileage will be provided. Non-partisan staff are welcome, but are not required to attend as they do not have a formal role in the program.

Education Finance Division

6/30/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Joint informational hearing of the Education Policy Committee and Education Finance Division that will focus on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year. This hearing will highlight the voices of public school administrators, principals, school board members and the Minnesota Department of Education about their experiences with distance learning. To submit written comments please email them to alyssa.fritz@house.mn by noon on Monday, June 29. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Education Policy

6/30/2020
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Joint informational hearing of the Education Policy Committee and Education Finance Division that will focus on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year. This hearing will highlight the voices of public school administrators, principals, school board members and the Minnesota Department of Education about their experiences with distance learning. Speaking slots have already filled, but if you would like to submit written comments, please email them to alyssa.fritz@house.mn by noon on Monday, June 29. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Education Finance Division

6/25/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Joint informational hearing of the Education Policy Committee and Education Finance Division that will focus on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year. This hearing will highlight the voices of teachers, counselors, social workers, school nurses, transportation operators, & early education teachers who are supporting public school communities during distance learning. To submit written comments please email them to sarah.burt@house.mn by noon on Wednesday, June 24. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Education Policy

6/25/2020
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Joint informational hearing of the Education Policy Committee and Education Finance Division that will focus on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year. This hearing will highlight the voices of teachers, counselors, social workers, school nurses, transportation operators, & early education teachers who are supporting public school communities during distance learning. Speaking slots have already filled, but if you would like to submit written comments, please email them to sarah.burt@house.mn by noon on Wednesday, June 24. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Education Policy

6/24/2020
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Joint informational hearing of the Education Policy Committee and Education Finance Division that will focus on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year. This hearing will highlight the voices of students, parents, our state ethnic councils and community organizations that are supporting communities during distance learning. Speaking slots have already filled, but if you would like to submit written comments, please email them to alyssa.fritz@house.mn by noon on Tuesday, June 23. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Education Finance Division

6/24/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
Joint informational hearing of the Education Policy Committee and Education Finance Division that will focus on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year. This hearing will highlight the voices of students, parents, our state ethnic councils and community organizations that are supporting communities during distance learning. To submit written comments please email them to alyssa.fritz@house.mn by noon on Tuesday, June 23. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Rules and Legislative Administration

6/19/2020
Meeting at 8:40 AM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Friday, June 19, 2020 Time: 8:40AM to 8:55AM This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for June 10, 2020 IV. Calendar for the Day for June 19, 2020 V. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Ways and Means

6/18/2020
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm SF 47/HF 128 (Marquart) Providing aid and reimbursements to counties, cities, and towns to fund expenses related to COVID-19; appropriating money from the coronavirus relief federal fund. Other bills may be added pending referral Meeting documents will be posted on the Ways and Means website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91014 This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
SF47 (Marquart) - COVID-19; county, city, and town aid and reimbursements provided; supplemental budget established; funding provided from the coronavirus relief federal fund; various changes and cancellation made; administrative citation process established; temporary rate increases authorized; additions and deletions made to state parks; and sale of surplus lands authorized.
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Transportation Finance and Policy Division

6/18/2020
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
*Please note the time of this hearing has changed and documents have been updated* Transportation Finance & Policy Division Remote Hearing – Thursday, June 18, 2020, 12:45 - 2:15 p.m. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Agenda: I. Call to order II. 6-16-20 Updated DVS Plan to Address CDL & Class D Road Test Backlogs III. Public Testimony IV. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 If you would like to testify, please email the Committee Administrator at John.Howe@house.mn and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant at Dan.Dodge@house.mn by 10:30 a.m. the morning of the hearing, June 18. If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda.
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Housing Finance and Policy Division

6/17/2020
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Bill Hearing: HF 9 (Hausman) Housing bond issuance extension provided.* HF 82 (Hassan) Protests of May and June 2020; residential and commercial tenant assistance in civil unrest areas provided. *This bill has been added to the agenda.* This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@House.mn. Public testimony will be accepted, please contact committee staff 12 hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Bills Added:
HF9 (Hausman) - Housing bond issuance extension provided.
HF82 (Hassan) - Protests of May and June 2020; residential and commercial tenant assistance in civil unrest areas provided.
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Taxes

6/17/2020
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Bill Hearing: HF 79 (Gomez) Protests of May and June 2020; sales tax exemptions for destroyed or damaged property provided, and property tax relief for properties fire damaged or vandalized provided F 87 (Her) Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, tax revenues provided, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email the committee administrator, Nathan Jesson at nathan.jesson@House.mn. Public testimony will be accepted, please contact committee staff 12 hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Bills Added:
HF79 (Gomez) - Protests of May and June 2020; sales tax exemptions provided for property destroyed or damaged, and property tax relief provided for properties damaged by fire or vandalism.
HF87 (Her) - Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, tax revenues provided, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated.
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Ways and Means

6/17/2020
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm I. HF 93 (Mariani) Law enforcement citizen oversight council establishment by local units of government required; warrior-style training for peace officers prohibited, neck restraint use prohibited, residency requirements for peace officers required, and money appropriated. II. HF 92 (Mariani) Public safety critical incident stress management information prohibited as evidence, law enforcement use of force reported, critical incident review process established for peace officer involved shootings, Office of Community-Led Safety Coordination established, grants established to promote co-responder teams, grants established to promote community healing, standards established for crisis interventions and mental illness crisis training for peace officers, development and implementation of autism training required for peace officers, reports required and money appropriated. III. SF104/HF 1 (Mariani) Reforming Accountability Act; peace officer's authority to use deadly force modified, prosecutorial authority assigned to the attorney general for peace-officer-involved deaths, independent Bureau of Criminal Apprehension independent Use of Force Investigations Unit established, money bail use limited for certain offenses, reports required, and money appropriated. IV. *HF 132 (Noor) Establishing a special master panel to make awards to compensate for damages suffered by certain persons resulting from the civil unrest during May and June of 2020; appropriating money. V. HF 41 (Pinto): Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified. VI. HF 105 (Liebling) Extending the expiration of the executive order relating to use of telemedicine in the state medical cannabis program; extending the expiration of certain human services program waivers and modifications issued by the commissioner of human services pursuant to executive orders during the peacetime emergency declared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; establishing a 60-day period for the commissioner of human services to transition affected programs off of COVID-19 waivers and modifications following expiration of the peacetime emergency; appropriating money. VII. HF 108 (Nelson, M) Providing COVID-19 grant and appropriation extensions; requiring a report. (pending referral) VIII. HF 111 (Koegel) Appropriating money to the Amateur Sports Commission. (pending referral) IX. HF 28 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources; provisions modified including Cervidae, watercraft operator safety program, invasive species permits, wild rice leases, and various other provisions. (pending referral) X. HF 134 (Hansen) Prioritizing expenditures from the dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account; banning perchloroethylene; modifying prior appropriation; appropriating money for cost-share program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 115B.49, subdivision 3; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 2, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E. (pending referral) XI. BILL ADDED: SF 47/HF 128 (Marquart) Providing aid and reimbursements to counties, cities, and towns to fund expenses related to COVID-19; appropriating money from the coronavirus relief federal fund. Other bills may be added pending referral NOTE on HF 132: *A Delete Everything amendment which incorporates the rebuilding provisions contained in HF6, HF85, HF84, HF82, HF 88, HF 80, HF79 and clones that moved through appropriate finance divisions will be posted. Meeting documents will be posted on the Ways and Means website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91014 This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF1 (Mariani) - Reforming Accountability Act; peace officer' authority to use deadly force modified, prosecutorial authority assigned to the attorney general for peace-officer-involved deaths, juvenile risk assessment provided, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension independent Use of Force Investigations Unit established, money bail use limited for certain offenses, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF92 (Mariani) - Public safety; law enforcement use of force reported, Officer-Involved Death Review Board established, Community-Led Public Safety Coordinator established, grants established to promote community-based crisis intervention, grants established to promote community healing, standards established for crisis intervention and mental illness crisis training for peace officers, autism training for peace officers developed and implemented, civil right to vote restored for an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed, notice required, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF93 (Mariani) - Public safety; local units of government required to establish law enforcement citizen oversight councils, powers and duties specified, arbitrator selection amended, data collection process created, peace officer discipline report provided, Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership expanded, Police-Community Relations Council established, civil statute of limitations extended, statute of limitation tolled during investigations of peace officers, mandatory revocation of peace officer license provided for violation of use of force policy, warrior-style training prohibited, restraints prohibited, use of force policies required to be updated, duty to intercede established, excessive force incident reports required, Minneapolis and St. Paul required to impose residency requirements, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
HF41 (Pinto) - Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified, and money appropriated.
HF105 (Liebling) - COVID-19; executive order relating to use of telemedicine in the state medical cannabis program extended, human services program waivers and modifications issued by the commissioner of human services pursuant to executive orders during the peacetime emergency extended, 60-day period to transition affected programs off waivers and modifications following expiration of the peacetime emergency, and money appropriated.
HF108 (Nelson) - COVID-19; grant and appropriation extensions provided, and report required.
HF111 (Koegel) - Amateur Sports Commission and Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF28 (Hansen) - Environment and natural resources funding provided, provisions modified relating to certifiable fish diseases; farmed Cervidae; reporting requirements; snowmobiles; watercraft safety; all-terrain vehicle definition; insecticide use; invasive species permits; state parks; special-use permits; regulations of possessing, propagating, and selling of snakes, lizards, and salamanders; hunting and fishing; Lake Superior Management Plan; Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area; wild rice; state property interests; Water Law; soil and water conservation fund; closed landfill investment fund; Advisory Council on Water Supply Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities; riparian protection; priority qualified facilities; food packaging; nonwoven disposable products; accounts; outdoor recreation units; additions and deletions to state parks and recreation areas; and state land sales; prior appropriations modified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
HF132 (Noor) - Protests of May and June 2020; PROMISE Act established, community repair panel created, data classified, redevelopment and relief programs created, Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, sales and use tax imposed, insurance claims assistance required, leases regulated, eminent domain limited use authorized, sales and use tax items exempted, property tax abatement required, and money appropriated.
HF134 (Hansen) - Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF128 (Marquart) - COVID-19; local government aid and reimbursements to counties, cities, and towns to fund related expenses provided, coronavirus relief federal fund funding withdrawn, and money appropriated.
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Subcommittee on Elections

6/16/2020
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ H. F. 124, (Nash) A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the release of election results at the 2020 state primary and state general elections. H. F. 116, (Dehn) A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243. This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate. HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. *Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.
Attachments:

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

6/16/2020
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm The agenda is updated to include the formal bill number on the previous HFxxx (Hansen). Agenda: HF28 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources; provisions modified including Cervidae, watercraft operator safety program, invasive species permits, wild rice leases, and various other provisions. HF134 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.*The bill language is posted under attachments. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 Meeting Documents will be posted on the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Website at: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91019 Public Testimony: • Please note that a majority of provisions of HF28 (Hansen) have already received a full hearing during the Regular 2020 Legislative Session. • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Clay.Schwartzwalter@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing to get instructions. • If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:00am, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF28 (Hansen) - Environment and natural resources funding provided, provisions modified relating to certifiable fish diseases; farmed Cervidae; reporting requirements; snowmobiles; watercraft safety; all-terrain vehicle definition; insecticide use; invasive species permits; state parks; special-use permits; regulations of possessing, propagating, and selling of snakes, lizards, and salamanders; hunting and fishing; Lake Superior Management Plan; Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area; wild rice; state property interests; Water Law; soil and water conservation fund; closed landfill investment fund; Advisory Council on Water Supply Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities; riparian protection; priority qualified facilities; food packaging; nonwoven disposable products; accounts; outdoor recreation units; additions and deletions to state parks and recreation areas; and state land sales; prior appropriations modified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
HF134 (Hansen) - Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.
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State Government Finance Division

6/16/2020
Meeting at 12:45 PM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Agenda: I. HF 54 (Becker-Finn) Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated. (pending referral) II. HF 89 (Noor) Protests of May and June 2020; special master panel to award compensation for damages suffered established, and money appropriated. III. HF 108 (Nelson) providing COVID-19 grant and appropriation extensions; requiring a report. IV. HF 111 (Koegel) appropriating money to the Amateur Sports Commission. Public Viewing Information: This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Meeting Documents will be posted on the State Government Finance Division's Website at: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91032 If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at jim.gelbmann@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation of each bill, as is custom with in person hearings. Public testimony will occur based on the order of requests recieved. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF54 (Becker-Finn) - Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated.
HF89 (Noor) - Civil unrest during May and June 2020; special master panel established to make awards to compensate for damages suffered, and money appropriated.
HF108 (Nelson) - COVID-19; grant and appropriation extensions provided, and report required.
HF111 (Koegel) - Amateur Sports Commission and Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated.
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Education Policy

6/16/2020
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Agenda: HF 36 (Kunesh-Podein): General education provisions modified. HF 33 (Youakim): Pre-K through grade 12 education policy changes made including general education, education excellence, teacher licensing, health and safety, special education, and early childhood education; and report changes made. BILL ADDED: HF18 (Jurgens): School meal policy provisions modified. Additional agenda items may be added. Public Viewing: This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Hearing Notes: Public testimony was taken during the regular session on all provisions in HF 33, HF 18 and the majority of provisions in HF 36. Written testimony will still be accepted on all bills and limited oral testimony will be taken on the following provisions in HF 36 that had less opportunity for testimony during the regular session: Article 2 Sections 2, 5-16 and Article 6. Please plan to keep comments under 2 minutes. To submit written comments or request to testify, email Alyssa Fritz at alyssa.fritz@house.mn by 10:00 AM on Tuesday, June 16. The deadline for members to submit amendments to the Committee Administrator is 5 PM on Monday, June 15. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Bills Added:
HF36 (Kunesh-Podein) - General education, education excellence, teachers, Department of Education housekeeping, nutrition, and early childhood education provided.
HF33 (Youakim) - Pre-K through grade 12 education policy changes made including general education, education excellence, teacher licensing, health and safety, special education, and early childhood education; and report changes made.
HF18 (Jurgens) - School meal policy provisions modified.
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Government Operations

6/16/2020
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ H. F. 88, (Winkler) A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a special master panel to make awards to compensate for damages suffered by certain persons resulting from the civil unrest during May and June of 2020; appropriating money. H. F. 85, (Lee) A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing the Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation; providing for certain tax revenues; providing powers and duties to the corporation; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 297A.993, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473K. H. F. 81, (Gomez) A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing limited use of eminent domain; authorizing a development moratorium in certain areas. H. F. 124, (Nash) A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the release of election results at the 2020 state primary and state general elections. H. F. 116, (Dehn) A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243. H. F. 39, (Klevorn) A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing observance of India Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10. This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate. HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. *Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.
Attachments:

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

6/16/2020
Meeting at 4:30 PM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm ***The Committee will reconvene at 8:30 pm*** Live-stream Information as of 8:30 pm: This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ a). HF 80 (Gomez): authorizing limited use of eminent domain b). HF 83 (Hassan) housing; providing assistance to residential and commercial tenants in areas of civil rest c). HF 90 (Noor): establishing a special master panel to make awards to compensate for damages suffered by certain persons resulting from civil unrest during May and June 2020 d). HF 97 (Kunesh-Podein): education; modifying private data disclosure to include tribal nations *Bills may be taken in any order* *As per Committee Rules 8 & 9: the Chair has waived the Committee amendment deadline* *Documents associated with this Remote Hearing will be posted to the committee page. The public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda.* *If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing (6/15/20) to get instructions: CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn CLA: Jenna.Maus@house.mn If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803 The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF80 (Gomez) - Eminent domain limited use authorized.
HF83 (Hassan) - Protests of May and June 2020; residential and commercial tenant assistance in civil unrest areas provided.
HF90 (Noor) - Civil unrest during May and June 2020; special master panel established to make awards to compensate for damages suffered, and money appropriated.
HF97 (Kunesh-Podein) - Tribal nation private data disclosure modified.
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Commerce

6/16/2020
Meeting at 6:15 PM
Agenda:
HF 133 (Davnie) Minneapolis and St. Paul; damaged liquor store zoning, licensing, and approvals extension allowed. HF 84 (Dehn) Protests of May and June 2020; commissioner of commerce directed to assist in property, casualty, or liability insurance claims. Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
Bills Added:
HF84 (Dehn) - Insurance claims; commissioner of commerce directed to assist with timely resolution of property, casualty, and liability claims for businesses affected by riot and civil commotion during the peacetime emergency declared by Executive Order 20-64.
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Labor

6/16/2020
Audio Available: Download Mp3
Meeting at 6:15 PM
Agenda:
HF 63 (Stephenson) Shared work plan eligibility modified. SF 15 (Tabke) Youth employment; technical change made to an effective date allowing youth to operate amusement rides and lawn equipment. HF 72 (Her) Peace officer grievance arbitrator selection amended, and rulemaking authorized. *Other Bills May be Added* Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at michael.mollner@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803 This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2
Bills Added:
HF72 (Her) - Peace officer grievance arbitrator selection amended, and rulemaking authorized.
HF63 (Stephenson) - Shared work plan eligibility modified.
SF15 (Tabke) - Youth employment; technical change made to an effective date allowing youth to operate amusement rides and lawn equipment.
Attachments:
1SS-H0072A1.pdf (6/15/2020)

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

6/16/2020
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Presentation from Department of Labor and Industry and OSHA on status of Minnesota workers during COVID-19 Emergency HF 6 (Mahoney) Grant program created to assist entities harmed by civil unrest HF 86 (Lee) Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, tax revenues provided, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated. Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2
Bills Added:
HF6 (Davnie) - Civil unrest; grant program created for cities to assist entities harmed by civil unrest, report required, and money appropriated.
HF86 (Lee) - Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Attachments:
Meeting at 8:30 PM
Agenda:
HF 6 (Mahoney) Grant program created to assist entities harmed by civil unrest HF 86 (Lee) Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, tax revenues provided, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated. Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2
Bills Added:
HF6 (Mahoney) - Wage theft prohibited, wage payment modified, civil and criminal penalties increased, administrative review allowed, and money appropriated.
HF86 (Lee) - Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Attachments:

Government Operations

6/15/2020
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ The committee will hear two out of the three acts that comprise the Minnesota Police Accountability Package. The bills below are within the acts to be discussed in Government Operations. HF73 (Mariani) The Reclaiming Community Oversight Act Police Residency Reform -- HF50 (Hassan) Arbitration Reform -- HF72 (Her) Law Enforcement Oversight Council Reform -- HF44 (Gomez) POST Board Reform and Data Collection** HF75 (Mariani) The Reimagining Public Safety Act Community Led Public Safety -- HF75 (Mariani) Restore the Vote -- HF49 (Moran)*** HF50 (Hassan) A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul to impose residency requirements for peace officers. HF72 (Her) A bill for an act relating to labor; amending arbitrator selection for peace officer grievance arbitrations; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626. HF44 (Gomez) A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring local units of government to establish law enforcement citizen oversight councils; specifying powers and duties of the councils and the responsibilities of local authorities toward them; requiring law enforcement policies, guidelines, training, and reporting on matters relating to procedural justice and community interactions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 626.89, subdivisions 2, 17; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626. HF75 (Mariani) A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting public safety critical incident stress management information as evidence; reporting law enforcement use of force; establishing a critical incident review process for peace officer involved shootings; establishing an Office of Community-Led Public Safety Coordination; establishing grants to promote co-responder teams; establishing grants to promote community healing; establishing standards for crisis intervention and mental illness crisis training for peace officers; requiring the development and implementation of autism training for peace officers; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 626.553, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 626.8469; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 181; 299A; 626; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 181.973. HF49 (Moran) A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243. **POST Board Reform and Data Collection will be added as an amendment to HF73 (Mariani). ***HF49 (Moran) will be added as an amendment to HF75 (Mariani). This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate. HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. *Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.
Attachments:

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

6/15/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Agenda: HF 41 (Pinto): Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified. Additional agenda items may be added. Public Viewing: This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Hearing Notes: • Members of the public wishing to testify or submit written comments should email Alyssa Fritz at alyssa.fritz@house.mn by 8:00 AM on Monday, June 15. • The deadline for members to submit amendments to the Committee Administrator is 3 PM on Sunday, June 14. • The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. • If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Bills Added:
HF41 (Pinto) - Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified, and money appropriated.
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Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

6/15/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm a). HF 76 (Mariani): The Reclaiming Community package [We will be reviewing only provisions within the Judiciary/Civil Law committee jurisdiction; relevant provisions: Article II, sections 1-4; please also see attachment HF 76 A1, which will be added as an Author's amendment and is the Data Collection and regulatory reform provision; and HF 76-A2 which removes data modification for Peace Officer language] b) HF 77 (Mariani): Reforming Accountability package [We will be reviewing only provisions within the Judiciary/Civil Law committee jurisdiction; relevant provision: Section 8, lines 5.29-7.16] c) HF 78 (Mariani): The re-imagining Public Safety package [We will be reviewing only provisions within the Judiciary/Civil Law committee jurisdiction; relevant provisions: Section 1 & 6, lines 1.14-2.21 & 5.1-5.15; Please also see attachment HF 78-A1, brings the critical incident review board into Civil law jurisdiction and HF 78-A2, which removes CISM language] *Bills may be added and taken in any order* *Amendments are due by 10 am, Sunday, June 14th. *Amendments to amendments will be due by 5 pm, June 14th. *Documents associated with this Remote Hearing will be posted to the committee page. The public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda.* *If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing (6/14/20) to get instructions: CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn CLA: Jenna.Maus@house.mn This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803 The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF76 (Mariani) - Public safety; various provisions modified relating to Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership, Police-Community Relations Council, civil statute of limitations, prohibition of warrior-style training, restraints, use of force policies, duty to intercede, duty to report excessive force incidents, Minneapolis and St. Paul residency requirements for peace officers, citizen oversight, law enforcement policies, and arbitrator selection; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
HF77 (Mariani) - Peace officer authority to use deadly force modified, prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, independent Use of Force Investigation Unit established within the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, money bail use limited, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF78 (Mariani) - Public safety; officer-involved death review board provided, law enforcement use of force reported, Office of Community-Led Public Safety Coordination established, grants established to promote co-responder teams, grants established to promote community healing, standards established for crisis intervention and mental illness crisis training for peace officers, autism training for peace officers developed and implemented, reports required, and money appropriated.
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Health and Human Services Finance Division

6/15/2020
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
Agenda: HF105 (Liebling) Extending the expiration of the executive order relating to use of telemedicine in the state medical cannabis program; extending the expiration of certain human services program waivers and modifications issued by the commissioner of human services pursuant to executive orders during the peacetime emergency declared in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; establishing a 60-day period for the commissioner of human services to transition affected programs off of COVID-19 waivers and modifications following expiration of the peacetime emergency; appropriating money. HF104 (Pinto) Modifying the child care assistance provider reimbursement rates Those wishing to testify remotely (2 minute limit) or submit written testimony should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by Monday, June 15th by 11 am. This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 Meeting documents will be posted on the House HHS Finance Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91023 If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF104 (Pinto) - Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified.
HF105 (Liebling) - COVID-19; executive order relating to use of telemedicine in the state medical cannabis program extended, human services program waivers and modifications issued by the commissioner of human services pursuant to executive orders during the peacetime emergency extended, 60-day period to transition affected programs off waivers and modifications following expiration of the peacetime emergency, and money appropriated.
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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

6/15/2020
Meeting at 2:30 PM
Agenda:
I. Call to Order II. HF 93 (Mariani) The Reclaiming Community Oversight Act: • Choke Hold Ban (Moran) • Warrior Training Prohibited (Richardson) • Police Residency Reform (Hassan) • Duty to Intercede (Becker-Finn) • Retroactive Repeal of Statutes of Limitations (Vang) • Data Practices Modifications for Peace Officers (Her) • Arbitration Reform (Her) • Law Enforcement Oversight Council Reform (Gomez) • Data Collection and Regulatory Reform/etc. (Mariani) III. HF 1 (Mariani) The Reforming Accountability Act: • Use of Force Reform (Moran) • Investigatory Reform (Mariani) • Prosecutorial Reform (Becker-Finn) • Cash Bail (Noor) IV. HF 92 (Mariani) The Re-imagining Public Safety Act: • Community Led Public Safety (Gomez) • Police Officer Critical Incident Review (Kunesh-Podein) • Public Safety Peer Counseling Debriefing (Noor) • Mental Health Training (Richardson) • Autism Training (Richardson) • Restore the Vote (Moran) V. HF 54 Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated.* VI. Adjournment LIVE STREAM INFORMATION 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://bit.ly/2B2n8Ks ADDITIONAL HEARING INFORMATION: • HF 54 will be referred without recommendation. • No Testimony will be taken. • This hearing is scheduled to be held from 2:30 PM – 6:00PM. • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Votes on Amendments and Bills will be taken. • *Restore the Vote (Moran) will be amended into ‘The Reimagining Public Safety Package’ via an amendment on Monday. • Per Committee Rule #7, Amendments to these Packages will be due by Noon on Sunday, June 14th. • Per Committee Rule #7, Amendments to Amendments to these Packages will be due at 5 PM on Sunday, June 14th.
Bills Added:
HF1 (Mariani) - Reforming Accountability Act; peace officer' authority to use deadly force modified, prosecutorial authority assigned to the attorney general for peace-officer-involved deaths, juvenile risk assessment provided, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension independent Use of Force Investigations Unit established, money bail use limited for certain offenses, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF54 (Becker-Finn) - Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated.
HF92 (Mariani) - Public safety; law enforcement use of force reported, Officer-Involved Death Review Board established, Community-Led Public Safety Coordinator established, grants established to promote community-based crisis intervention, grants established to promote community healing, standards established for crisis intervention and mental illness crisis training for peace officers, autism training for peace officers developed and implemented, civil right to vote restored for an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed, notice required, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF93 (Mariani) - Public safety; local units of government required to establish law enforcement citizen oversight councils, powers and duties specified, arbitrator selection amended, data collection process created, peace officer discipline report provided, Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership expanded, Police-Community Relations Council established, civil statute of limitations extended, statute of limitation tolled during investigations of peace officers, mandatory revocation of peace officer license provided for violation of use of force policy, warrior-style training prohibited, restraints prohibited, use of force policies required to be updated, duty to intercede established, excessive force incident reports required, Minneapolis and St. Paul required to impose residency requirements, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
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Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division

6/13/2020
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
THE MINNESOTA POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY PACKAGE HEARING AGENDA: I. Call to Order II. HF XXX (Mariani) The Reclaiming Community Oversight Act: • Choke Hold Ban (Moran) • Warrior Training Prohibited (Richardson) • Police Residency Reform (Hassan) • Duty to Intercede (Becker-Finn) • Retroactive Repeal of Statutes of Limitations (Vang) • Data Practices Modifications for Peace Officers (Her) • Arbitration Reform (Her) • Law Enforcement Oversight Council Reform (Gomez) • Data Collection and Regulatory Reform/etc. (Mariani) III. HF XXX (Mariani) The Reforming Accountability Act: • Use of Force Reform (Moran) • Investigatory Reform (Mariani) • Prosecutorial Reform (Becker-Finn) • Cash Bail (Noor) IV. HF XXX (Mariani) The Re-imagining Public Safety Act: • Community Led Public Safety (Gomez) • Police Officer Critical Incident Review (Kunesh-Podein) • Public Safety Peer Counseling Debriefing (Noor) • Mental Health Training (Richardson) • Autism Training (Richardson) • Restore the Vote (Moran) V. Adjournment ---- THE MINNESOTA POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY PACKAGE HEARING SCHEDULE: • [10:00 AM – 10:15 PM] Call to Order and Introductory Remarks • [10:15 AM – 10:45 AM] The Reclaiming Community Oversight Act Presentation • [10:45 AM – 11:45 AM] The Reclaiming Community Oversight Act Public Testimony • [11:45 AM – 12:15 PM] The Reclaiming Community Oversight Act Public Member Questions • [12:15 PM – 12:45 PM] The Reforming Police Accountability Act Presentation • [12:45 PM – 1:45 PM] The Reforming Police Accountability Act Public Testimony • [1:45 PM – 2:15 PM] The Reforming Police Accountability Act Public Member Questions • [2:15 PM – 2:45 PM] The Reimagining Public Safety Act Presentation • [2:45 PM – 3:45 PM] The Reimagining Public Safety Act Public Testimony • [3:45 PM – 4:15 PM] The Reimagining Public Safety Act Public Member Questions • [4:15 PM – 4:30 PM] Closing Remarks and Adjournment ---- PUBLIC TESTIMONY INFORMATION: • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Jason.Chavez@house.mn. • PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR NAME, ORGANIZATION, AND BILL YOUR LOOKING TO TESTIFY FOR [LOOK AT SCHEDULE FIRST]. • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. • If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Jason Chavez by emailing him at Jason.Chavez@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-269-9676. REMOTE HEARING LIVESTREAM INFORMATION: • Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 • Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ ADDITIONAL HEARING INFORMATION: • *This hearing is scheduled to be held from 10AM – 4:30PM. • *This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • *Votes on Amendments and Bills will NOT be taken during this Committee Hearing. • *Votes on Amendments and Bills will be taken during a Committee Hearing on Monday. No Testimony will be taken at that time. • *Per Committee Rule #7, Amendments to these Packages will be due by Noon on Sunday, June 14th. • *Per Committee Rule #7, Amendments to Amendments to these Packages will be due at 5 PM on Sunday, June 14th.
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Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

6/11/2020
Meeting at 9:45 AM
Agenda:
This interim hearing is informational only. No official action will be taken. Agenda: Informational Hearing on Increasing Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Rates Public Viewing: This remote hearing may be viewed live at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Hearing Notes: • Members of the public wishing to provide information on this topic are welcome to submit it to Alyssa Fritz at alyssa.fritz@house.mn by 8:00 PM on Wednesday, June 10. • Hearing documents will be posted to this webpage prior to the hearing. • This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. • If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
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Rules and Legislative Administration

6/10/2020
Meeting at 11:15 AM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM Remote Hearing This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for May 16, 2020 IV. Approval of House Policies and Resolutions: • 2020-R24: Resolution on House Expenditures • 2020-R25: Resolution on Employee Communication Stipends Presenters: Barb Juelich, Controller, MN House of Representatives; Kelly Knight Director, MN House of Representatives Human Resources V. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method: Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Attachments:
2020-R24.pdf (6/9/2020)
2020-R25.pdf (6/9/2020)

Select Committee on Minnesota’s Pandemic Response and Rebuilding

6/5/2020
Meeting at 10:00 AM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Meeting Agenda: Steve Grove, Commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development, will present to committee members on the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on workers and businesses in Minnesota, and steps the federal and state government have taken to date to help workers and businesses, as well as next steps under consideration. If you would like to submit written testimony, a letter or a handout for the hearing please contact Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@house.mn. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda.
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Health and Human Services Finance Division

6/5/2020
Meeting at 11:45 AM
Agenda:
COVID-19 Long-Term Care Updates Commissioner Jan Malcolm, Minnesota Department of Health Emily Downing, MD, Allina Health Additional items may be added to the agenda. Written testimony should be sent to Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by Thursday, June 4th by 5 pm. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Meeting documents will be posted on the House HHS Finance Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91023. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

6/3/2020
Meeting at 1:00 PM
Agenda:
Overview of COVID-19 Small Business Grants program Informational Hearing on Unemployment Insurance Benefits for 18 year old High School Students Informational Hearing on Shared Work Plan Legislation Presentation from Department of Labor and Industry and OSHA on status of Minnesota workers during COVID-19 Emergency Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn or michael.mollner@house.mn • If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. • Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig
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Select Committee on Minnesota’s Pandemic Response and Rebuilding

5/19/2020
Meeting at 12:30 PM
Agenda:
This Remote Hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Meeting Agenda: Workplace safety for Minnesota's nurses as it relates to the COVID-19 Pandemic. If you would like to submit written testimony, a letter or a handout for the hearing please contact Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@house.mn. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Rules and Legislative Administration

5/16/2020
Meeting at 9:15 PM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Saturday, May 16, 2020 Time: TBD, this hearing will convene at the call of the Chair This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for May 15, 2020 IV. Supplemental Calendar for the Day for May 16, 2020 V. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Ways and Means

5/15/2020
Meeting at 9:00 AM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm I. SF 4494 (Westrom)/Ecklund: Establishing a grant program for distance learning equipment; establishing a grant program for telemedicine equipment purchased to deal with COVID-19; requiring reports; appropriating money.(this lines up with HF 3029 (Ecklund) Other bills may be added BILLS REMOVED: HF 4684 (Carlson) Establishing the coronavirus relief federal fund; depositing money from the federal coronavirus relief fund. SF 4563 (Rosen)/Carlson: COVID-19 appropriations and transfers to federal funds source modification; general fund appropriations and transfers cancellation; appropriations This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc Meeting documents and links for public viewing will be posted on the Ways and Means website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91014 If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
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Environment and Natural Resources Policy

5/14/2020
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
This hearing is informational only and no motions or bill actions will be made. This hearing will be audio only. This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at adeline.miller@house.mn. If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least 12 hours prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. AGENDA: I. Call to Order II. *Informational* HF 4594 (Hassan) - Pollution Control Agency cumulative impact analysis requirements modified, and demolition permits required. III. Adjournment This committee hearing may be listened to live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website:https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live:https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc Thank you for your patience as we adapt to keep the public, the Representatives, and staff safe in this time of pandemic. If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or have feedback you would like to share, please email committee staff at adeline.miller@house.mn. If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff (adeline.miller@house.mn) at least 12 hours before the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Bills Added:
HF4594 (Hassan) - Pollution Control Agency cumulative impact analysis requirements modified, and demolition permits required.
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Government Operations

5/14/2020
Meeting at 8:00 AM
Agenda:
HF3903 (Murphy)/SF 3808(Rosen) Minnesota State Retirement System; partial repayment of refunds provisions repealed, and administrative changes made. This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate. HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. *Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.
Bills Added:
HF3903 (Murphy) - Retirement; various provisions changed relating to the Public Employees Retirement Association, Minnesota State Retirement System, firefighter plan, Teachers Retirement Association, volunteer firefighter relief associations, fire state aid, and others.
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Ways and Means

5/14/2020
Meeting at 9:30 AM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm I. BILL ADDED: HF 4673 (Marquart) Providing aid and grants to counties, cities, and towns to fund expenses related to COVID-19; appropriating money from the coronavirus relief federal fund. II. HF 1050 (Moran) Child foster care and background studies governing provisions modified. III. HF 4611 (Gomez) COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated. Other bills may be added Meeting documents and links for public viewing will be posted on the Ways and Means website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91014 This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF1050 (Moran) - Child foster care and background studies governing provisions modified.
HF4611 (Gomez) - COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF4673 (Marquart) - COVID-19; local government aid to counties, cities, and towns to fund expenses provided; coronavirus relief federal fund funding provided; and money appropriated.
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Rules and Legislative Administration

5/14/2020
Meeting at 10:15 AM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:15AM to 10:30AM OR 5 minutes after session goes into recess This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for May 13, 2020 IV. Calendar for the Day for May 16, 2020 V. Waiver of Joint Rule 2.03 HF3903 (Murphy) VI. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Bills Added:
HF3903 (Murphy) - Retirement; various provisions changed relating to the Public Employees Retirement Association, Minnesota State Retirement System, firefighter plan, Teachers Retirement Association, volunteer firefighter relief associations, fire state aid, and others.

Rules and Legislative Administration

5/13/2020
Meeting at 8:45 AM
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler Meeting: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:45AM to 9:00AM This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 Agenda: I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes for May 12, 2020 IV. Calendar for the Day for May 15, 2020 V. Waiver of Joint Rule 2.03 HF4611 (Gomez) HF3904 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) VI. Adjournment This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. ACCESIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.
Bills Added:
HF4611 (Gomez) - COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF3904 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Money transmission timing conduct regulated.

Ways and Means

5/13/2020
Meeting at 9:30 AM
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm I. HF 3326 (Hausman) Housing infrastructure bonds issued, public housing rehabilitation funding provided, shelter supply increased, housing infrastructure bond eligible use added, bonds issued, and money appropriated. II. HF3156 (Mariani) Public safety; authority to suspend drivers' licenses modified, retroactive driver's license reinstatement provided, technical changes made, correctional facility daily population data published on website, occupancy limits of correctional facility cells modified, early conditional release provided for certain inmates during COVID-19 public health emergency, public safety specialists provided testing for SARS-CoV-2, local match temporarily suspended for youth intervention program grants, and report required. III. BILL ADDED: HF 4554 (Hansen) - Environment & Natural Resources Supplemental Finance & Policy bill IV. BILL ADDED: HF2604 (Liebling) Legislatively mandated reports production cost report required. Other bills may be added Meeting documents and links for public viewing will be posted on the Ways and Means website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91014 This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803. Please do not contact him on matters directly related to the agenda. The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.
Bills Added:
HF3156 (Mariani) - COVID-19; correctional facility daily population data published on website; occupancy limits of correctional facility cells modified; storage, uniform consent form, and website database for sexual assault examination kits provided; motor vehicle charges and conviction data report provided; early conditional release provided for certain inmates during public health emergency; public safety specialists testing provided; task force established on sentencing for aiding and abetting felony murder; and reports required.
HF3326 (Hausman) - Housing infrastructure bonds issued, housing infrastructure bonds eligible use added, supply of shelters increased, and money appropriated.
HF4554 (Hansen) - Environment and natural resources funding provided, various provisions and prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
HF2604 (Liebling) - Nursing home, home care, assisted living, and consumer protection provisions changed, and money appropriated.
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