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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

SEVENTH MEETING - Education Finance

January 24, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:02 P.M. on January 24th, 2017, in Room Five of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


LOON, Jenifer, Chair
BENNETT, Peggy, VC
DAVNIE, Jim, DFL Lead
ANSELMO, Dario
JURGENS, Tony
KRESHA, Ron
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
MORAN, Rena

MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama
THISSEN, Paul

Members Excused:
ERICKSON, Sondra
SLOCUM, Linda
WILLS, Anna

A quorum was present.

Representative Poston moved that the minutes of January 19th, 2017 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF386, Kresha, K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition.

Representative Kresha introduced his bill. The bill was heard on an informational basis.

Nina Manzi, Non Partisan House Research, provided an overview of the bill.

Testifiers:
Reynold-Anthony Harris, parent and business owner
Sylvia Beevas-Smith, Principal, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Minneapolis
Jeb Myers, President, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, Minneapolis
Benito Mattias, Ascension Catholic School, Minneapolis
Houston White, Harvest Initiative, Minneapolis
Tucker Quetone, Rochester Public Schools
Valerie Rolstad, SEIU 284, Columbia Heights

The meeting was adjourned at 2:46 P.M.





Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair




Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant







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Agenda:

HF386 (Kresha) K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition. ***This is an informational hearing only. No action will be taken by the Committee on HF386 at this hearing.*** If you would like to testify on HF386, please email committee administrator, Harry Kennedy, at harry.kennedy@house.mn

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