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THIRTY-FIRST MEETING - K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

K-12 EDUCATION POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Kory Kath, Vice-Chair of the K-12 Education Policy & Oversight Committee, unofficially called the thirty-first meeting to order at 8:40 AM on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 in the Basement hearing room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll:

Members present:

MARIANI, Carlos (Chair)
KATH, Kory
ABELER, Jim
BRYNAERT, Kathy
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMMER, Randy
DITTRICH, Denise
DOEPKE, Connie
FAUST, Tim
GREILING, Mindy
LOON, Jenifer
MCFARLANE, Carol
MURDOCK, Mark
NEWTON, Jerry
NORNES, Bud
NORTON, Kim
OBERMUELLER, Mike
PETERSON, Sandra
SWAILS, Marsha
SLAWIK, Nora


Members Excused:

BENSON, John

DOWNEY, Keith

A quorum was not present.

HF 1179 (Mariani) - A bill for an act relating to education; providing for prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.06, subdivision 11; 120A.40; 120B.02; 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; 120B.13, subdivision 1; 120B.30, subdivisions 1, 1a; 120B.31, subdivision 4; 122A.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 122A.31, subdivision 4; 123A.05; 123A.06; 123A.08; 123B.14, subdivision 7; 123B.51, by adding a subdivision; 123B.77, subdivision 3; 123B.81, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.83, subdivision 3; 124D.095, subdivisions, 4, 7, 10; 124D.10; 124D.11, subdivision 9; 124D.128, subdivisions 2, 3; 124D.135, subdivision 3; 124D.15, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 124D.19, subdivisions 10, 14; 124D.522; 124D.60, subdivision 1; 124D.68, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.15; 125A.28; 125A.51; 125A.62, subdivision 8; 125A.69, by adding a subdivision; 125A.744, subdivision 3; 125A.76, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivisions 2, 15, 20; 126C.10, subdivision 34; 126C.15, subdivisions 2, 4; 126C.40, subdivision 6; 126C.44; 127A.08, by adding a subdivision; 127A.47, subdivisions 5, 7; 134.31, subdivision 4a, by adding a subdivision; 299A.297; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.27; 124D.13, subdivision 13.
(continued from March 20, 2009 hearing)

Rep. Mariani presented the H1179DE2 amendment.

Chair Kath officially called the meeting to order at 8:45 AM . A quorum was present.

Rep. Mariani moved that HF 1179 be recommended to pass.

Rep. Mariani moved the H1179DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADAOPTED.

Ms. Lisa Larson, House Research, explained some of the provisions of the H1179DE2 amendment.

Rep. Kalin presented the computer-adaptive assessments section of HF 1179, as amended, that were originally derived from HF 1630.

Rep. Newton presented some of the special education provisions of HF 1179, as amended, that were originally derived from HF 1701.

Ms. Lisa Barnidge, Minnesota Department of Education, testified to some of the special education changes.

Ms. Michelle Weber, Minnesota Department of Education testified to some of the special education changes.

Questions and discussion followed.

Chair Kath laid over HF 1179 until the next hearing.

Rep. Loon moved that the minutes from March 24, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

The hearing was adjourned at 12:35 PM.

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REP. KORY KATH, CHAIR


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Celeste Marin
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Walk through Omnibus K-12 Policy Bill delete-everything amendment to HF1179 (Mariani) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, technical corrections made.

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