STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETH 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 2:48PM on February 18th, 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 February 11, 2015, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The Minnesota Office of Higher Education gave a presentation on the Loan Consolidation Report to members of the committee.
Testifying from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education:
Marilyn Kosir, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Dunette Jerry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Representative O’NEILL presented HF952; Student loan debt repayment counseling pilot program created, and money appropriated
Representative O’NEILL moved to adopt the SW-A01 amendment; THE MOTION PREVAILED
Representative O’NEILL moved that HF952 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Bill
Testifying on HF952
Tricia Grimes, Volunteer, Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
Cate Rysavy, Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
The meeting was adjourned at 3:47PM
Representative Bud Nornes, Chair
Kaley Taffe, Committee Legislative Assistant