STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
A quorum was present and Representative Erickson, Chair of the Education Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:17 AM on February 24, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
ERICKSON, Sondra, Chair
DOEPKE, Connie, Vice Chair
Representative Kieffer moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 22, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
HF 269 (Downey) Teacher contract qualified economic offer provided.
Chair Erickson moved that HF 269 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance. Chair Erickson moved the H0269A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED. Chair Erickson moved the H0269A2
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Downey presented the bill and stood for questions.
The committee heard testimony for the bill.
Jim Bartholomew, Lobbyist, Minnesota Business Partnership
Grace Keliher, Lobbyist, Minnesota School Boards Association
The committee heard testimony against the bill.
Roger Aronson, Lobbyist, Elementary and Secondary School Principals Association
Jan Alswager, Lobbyist, Education Minnesota
The presenters stood for questions.
Chair Erickson renewed the motion that HF 269, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:53 AM.
REP. SONDRA ERICKSON, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant