STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY & FINANCE
Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:50PM on March 10th, 2015, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
NORNES, Bud, Chair
O’NEILL, Marion, VC
A quorum was present.
Representative CHRISTENSEN moved that the minutes of March 4, 2015, be approved; THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative NORTON presented HF1108 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.
Testiying on behalf of HF1108:
Tucker LeBien, Pd.D., Vice Dean for Research, University of Minnesota
Eric Wieben, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic
Representative HEINTZEMAN moved that HF1347 be re-referred to the Education Policy Committee.
Testiying on behalf of HF1347:
Anil Hurkadli, Teach for America
Deborah Dillon, University of Minnesota
Karen Klinzing, Former State Representative
Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership
Cyndy Crist, Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Representative HEINTZEMAN renewed his motion that HF1347 be re-referred to the Education Policy Committee; THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Nornes moved that HF228 be re-referred to the Tax Committee;
Representative KNOBLACH moved to adopt the A15-008 amendment; THE MOTION PREVAILED
Testifying on behalf of HF228:
Representative NORNES renewed his motion that HF228, as amended, be re-referred to the Tax Committee; THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Nornes moved that HF841 be re-referred to the General Register;
Representative DETTMER moved to adopt the H0841A3 amendment; THE MOTION PREVAILED
Testifying on behalf of HF841:
Don Kerr, Executive Director, Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
Representative NORNES renewed his motion that HF841, as amended, be re-referred to the General Registry; THE MOTION PREVAILED
The meeting was adjourned at 4:13PM
Representative Bud Nornes, Chair
Kaley Taffe, Committee Legislative Assistant