STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:04 P.M. on March 1st, 2017, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LOON, Jenifer, Chair
BENNETT, Peggy, VC
DAVNIE, Jim, DFL Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Poston moved that the minutes of February 28th, 2017 be adopted. THE MO-TION PREVAILED.
HF631, Rarick Youth skills training program established, reports required, and money appropri-ated.
Representative Loon moved that that HF631 be moved to the Committee on Jobs Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.
Representative Loon moved the H0631DE4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Rarick testified on HF631, as amended.
Additional testifiers on HF631, as amended:
Representative Barb Haley
Patrick Walsh, Principal, Hutchinson High School
Daryl Lundin, Technology Education Teacher, Hutchinson High School
Jessica Lipa, Director, Anoka Hennepin STEP
Jill Stewart-Kellar, Principal, Career and Technical Center, Northeast Metro Intermediate School District 916
Jessica Looman, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor
Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF631, as amended, be moved to the Committee on Jobs Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Bennett assumed the gavel at 1:48 P.M.
HF831 Loon, Extended time revenue linked to basic formula allowance
HF843, Mariani, Extended time revenue linked to basic formula allowance
Representative Loon moved that HF831 and HF843 be laid over for possible inclusion in an om-nibus bill or for further action at a later time.
Representative Loon testified on HF831.
Representative Mariani testified on HF843.
Additional testifiers on HF831 and HF843:
Jon Peterson, Executive Director, Office of College and Career Readiness, St Paul Schools
Dr. Michael McCollor, Principal, Washington Technology Magnet
Lea Dahl, Academics Operation Principal, Intermediate District 287
Denise Dittrich, Minnesota School Boards Association
Representative Loon renewed the motion that HF831 and HF 843 be laid over for possible inclu-sion in an omnibus bill or for further action at a later time.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:27 P.M.
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair
Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant