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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING - Education Finance

March 09, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:03 P.M. on March 9th, 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
ERICKSON, Sondra
JURGENS, Tony
KRESHA, Ron
MARQUART, Paul
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama
THISSEN, Paul



Members Excused:
MARIANI, Carlos
WILLS, Anna

A quorum was present.

Representative Anselmo moved that the minutes of March 8th, 2017 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF140, Third Engrossment, Erickson, Teacher licensing system restructured, Professional Educa-tor Licensing and Standards Board established, all teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transferred to the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board, rulemaking provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Erickson moved that that HF140, Third Engrossment, be re-referred to the Commit-tee on Ways and Means.

Representative Erickson moved the H0140A24 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Loon moved to reconsider the H0140A24 amendment. THE MOTION PRE-VAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS RECONSIDERED.

Representative Erickson moved the H0140A24 amendment, incorporating an oral amendment to strike lines 3.13 to 3.16. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Erickson testified on HF140, Third Engrossment, as amended.

Additional testifiers on HF140, Third Engrossment, as amended:
Stacey Stout, Director of Education, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Jim Bartholomew, Education Policy Director, Minnesota Business Partnership
Roger Aronson, Elementary and Secondary Principal’s Association
Terry Wilding, Superintendent, Minnesota State Academies
Erin Doan, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Teaching
Cyndy Crist, Legislative and Policy Liaison, Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Educa-tion
Louise Wilson, Board Member, Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Dr. Misty Sato, Board Member, Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
David Aron, Attorney, Education Minnesota
Adosh Unni, Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Education

Representative Davnie moved the H0140A22 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Sandstede moved the H0140A21 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The roll call results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSENT
DAVNIE, Jim LOON, Jenifer Mariani, Carlos
ANSELMO, Dario BENNETT, Peggy WILLS, Anna
MARQUART, Paul ERICKSON, Sondra
MORAN, Rena JURGENS, Tony
SANDSTEDE, Julie KRESHA, Ron
SLOCUM, Linda MURPHY, Mary
THISSEN, Paul NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama

On a vote of 7 AYES, 12 NAYS and 2 ABSENT, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Moran moved the H0140A25 amendment.

Representative Moran withdrew the H0140A25 amendment.

Representative Sandstede moved the H0140A25 amendment and requested a roll call vote.

AYES NAYS ABSENT
DAVINE, Jim LOON, Jenifer MARIANI, Carolos
MURPHY, Mary BENNETT, Peggy WILLS, Anna
SANDSTEDE, Julie ANSELMO, Dario
SLOCUM, Linda ERICKSON, Sondra
JURGENS, Tony
KRESHA, Ron
MARQUART, Paul
MORAN, Rena
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama
THISSEN, Paul

On a vote of 4 AYES, 15 NAYS and 2 ABSENT, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Loon renewed her motion to move HF140, Third Engrossment, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:58 P.M.





Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair




Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant












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Agenda:

HF140 (Erickson) will be heard pending referral from the Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee.

Bills Added:
  • HF140 (Erickson) - Teacher licensing system restructured, Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board established, all teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transferred to the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board, rulemaking provided, and report required.
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