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2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTIETH SECOND MEETING - Education Innovation Policy

March 31, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

EDUCATION INNOVATION POLICY COMMITTEE 2015-2016
MINUTES

Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair of the Education Innovation Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:18 AM on March 31, 2016, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A Quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

ERICKSON, Sondra Chair
BENNETT, Peggy Vice Chair
BLY, David
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
DAVNIE, Jim
KRESHA, Ron
LUCERO, Eric
MARIANI, Carlos
MORAN, Rena
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
PIERSON, Nels
SELCER, Yvonne
URDAHL, Dean
WARD, JoAnn
WHELAN, Abigail
WILLS, Anna
YARUSSO, Barb



Members excused:
FLANAGAN, Peggy

Representative Wills moved that the minutes of March 29, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3066 (Erickson): Early childhood and prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, charter schools, special education, facilities and technology, and sufficiency and lifelong learning provided.

Representative Erickson moved that HF3066 be re-referred to the committee on Education Finance.

Representative Erickson moved the H3066DE1 Amendment.

Lisa Larson, Non-Partisan House Research, gave a walkthrough of HF3066 and the H3066DE1 amendment.

Adosh Unni, Director of Government Relations Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), testified to the bill, shared areas of concern and consensus from Governor Dayton and the MDE Commissioner on HF3066 and the H3066DE1 amendment.

Eugene Piccolo, Minnesota Association of Charter Schools, shared concerns with certain language on charter school provision in the H3066DE1 amendment.

Roger Aronson, Elementary and Secondary Principles Association, testified in favor of the H3066DE1 amendment.

Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership, testified in favor of the H3066DE1 amendment.

Grace Kelliher, Minnesota School Board Association, testified in favor of the H3066DE1 amendment.

Cindy Cryst, MACTE Legislative and Policy Liaison, had a question on record in regards to timeline and task force.

Rick Heller, Unofficial Representative Twice Exceptional and Print Disabled, testified on data accessibility included in certain provisions of H3066DE1.

Representative Erickson renewed the motion to move the H3066DE1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Erickson moved the author’s amendment H3066A12-3. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani moved the H3066A17 amendment.

House Research noted a technical correction for the record on the H3066A17 amendment, on Page 1 Line 15 strike the word “onto”, and insert “into”.

Representative Erickson renewed the motion to adopt the H3066A17 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved the H3066A10 amendment for inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Lucero moved the H3066A19 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Yarusso moved the H3066A11 amendment for inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Ward moved the H3066A13 amendment.

Representative Erickson renewed the motion to adopt the H3066A13 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani moved the H3066A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Davnie moved the H3066A14 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative Davnie moved the H3066A16 amendment.

Representative Davnie requested a roll call on the H3066A16 amendment. The results were as follows:


AYES
MARIANI, Carlos
BLY, David
DAVNIE, Jim
MORAN, Rena
SELCER, Yvonne
WARD, Joann
YARUSSO, Barb



NAYS
ERICKSON, Sondra
BENNETT, Peggy
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
KRESHA, Ron
LUCERO, Eric
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
PIERSON, Nels
WHELAN, Abigail
WILLS, Anna


ABSENT
FLANAGAN, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

By a vote of 7 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

The committee recessed 9:49 AM.

The committee reconvened at 4:52 PM.

Representative Mariani moved the H3066A15 amendment.

Representative Mariani requested a roll call on the H3066A15 amendment. The results were as follows:


AYES
MARIANI, Carlos
DAVNIE, Jim
MORAN, Rena
SELCER, Yvonne
YARUSSO, Barb





NAYS
ERICKSON, Sondra
BENNETT, Peggy
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
KRESHA, Ron
LUCERO, Eric
PETERSON, Roz
PIERSON, Nels
URDAHL, Dean
WHELAN, Abigail
WILLS, Anna




ABSENT
BLY, David
FLANAGAN, Peggy
NORNES, Bud
WARD, Joann

By a vote of 5 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Moran moved the H3066A20-1 amendment.

Representative Moran requested a roll call on the H3066A20-1 amendment. The results were as follows:



AYES
MARIANI, Carlos
BLY, David
DAVNIE, Jim
MORAN, Rena
SELCER, Yvonne
WARD, Joann
YARUSSO, Barb




NAYS
ERICKSON, Sondra
BENNETT, Peggy
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
KRESHA, Ron
LUCERO, Eric
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
PIERSON, Nels
URDAHL, Dean
WHELAN, Abigail
WILLS, Anna



ABSENT
FLANAGAN, Peggy



By a vote of 7 AYES and 11 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Erickson renewed the motion to pass HF3066, as amended, and be re-referred to the committee on Education Finance.

The committee was adjourned at 5:10 PM.








Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair




Tom Brennan, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Overview of the HF3066 author's delete all amendment to make this the omnibus education policy bill will take place during the committee's regular scheduled time. The amendment will be posted to our committee page at 8:15AM on Wednesday, March 30th. Testimony will take place after the walkthrough is completed. Mark-up/action will take place after testimony has been completed. ***Bills may be added from Tuesday's agenda if they are not completed during committee time on that day*** ***The committee will reconvene in SOB 200 at 4:45PM or 20 minutes after session adjourns (if applicable), whichever is later*** ***If you are interested in testifying on the DE amendment, please contact Tom Brennan at tom.brennan@house.mn***

Bills Added:
  • HF3066 (Erickson) - Early childhood and prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, charter schools, special education, facilities and technology, and sufficiency and lifelong learning provided.
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