STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:48 p.m. on March 24th, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LOON, Jenifer, Chair MARIANI, Carlos
KRESHA, Ron, VC MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Mary, DFL Lead MULLERY, Joe
ANDERSON, Paul NEWTON, Jerry
ANZELC, Tom NORNES, Bud
BENNETT, Peggy PETERSON, Roz
CHRISTENSEN, Drew QUAM, Duane
DAVNIE, Jim SELCER, Yvonne
DETTMER, Bob SLOCUM, Linda
A quorum was present.
Representative Christensen moved the minutes of March 19th, 2015, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1591 Erickson, Education policy provided including educator preparation, licensure, accountability, statewide standards, student assessments, educating students and young children, education programs, special education, charter schools, general education, libraries, other facilities, technology, and state agencies; and money appropriated.
Representative Loon moved HF1591 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Erickson testified on HF1591.
Additional Testifiers on HF1591:
Steve Huser, Minnesota Department of Education
Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education
Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education
Tom Melcher, Minnesota Department of Education
Jennifer Dugan, Minnesota Department of Education
Ann Hobbie, Parents United
Representative Loon laid over HF1591 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.
The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:24 p.m.
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair
Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant