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2017-2018 Regular Session

THIRTY-THIRD MEETING - Education Finance

March 24, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:07 A.M. on March 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
ERICKSON, Sondra
JURGENS, Tony
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama
THISSEN, Paul
WILLS, Anna



Members Excused:
KRESHA, Ron
SLOCUM, Linda

A quorum was present.

Representative Murphy moved that the minutes of March 23rd, 2017 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rick Heller, Twice Exceptional Print Disabled Representative (Unofficial) testified on HF890, Loon, Amendment A17-0268.

HF890 Loon, Early childhood, K-12, and adult education funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Loon moved that HF890 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Loon moved the A17-0268 delete all amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Loon moved the KRB-HART12 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Loon moved the H089047 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Erickson moved the H0890A32 amendment. Unni Adosh, Government Relations, Minnesota De-partment of Education testified on the amendment H0890A32. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Thissen moved the H0890A3. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Thissen moved the H0890A4 amendment.

Representative Thissen withdrew the H0890A4 amendment.

Representative Thissen moved the H0890A12 amendment.

Representative Thissen divided the H0890A12 amendment at 1.14 and 1.15. Representative Thissen moved to delete line 1.3. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Thissen moved adoption of the remaining part of H0890A12 amendment, as incorporated, lines 1.1 and 1.2 and lines 1.4 to1.14. Representative Thissen withdrew the second part of the divided amendment from lines 1.15 to 1.20. THE AMENDMENT, AS DIVIDED AND INCORPORATED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Loon moved to reconsider the H0890A12 amendment, as divided and incorporated. THE MO-TION PREVAILED.

Representative Thissen moved the H0890A12 amendment.

Representative Thissen divided the H0890A12 amendment at lines 1.14 and 1.15.

Representative Thissen offered an oral amendment to delete line 1.3 of the H0890A12 amendment. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Thissen withdrew the second part of the divided amendment H0890A12, lines 1.15 to 1.20.

Representative Moran offered an oral amendment to H0890A12 amendment as follows:
Line 1.5 replace “two times” with “once”
Line1.6 replace “must” with is encouraged to”
Line 1.11 replace “two times” with “once”
Line 1.12 replace “must” with is encouraged to”
THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Thissen moved the adoption of the H0890A12, as divided and amended. THE AMENDMENT, AS DIVIDED AND AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani moved the A17-0284 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Murphy moved the H0890A27 amendment.

Representative Murphy withdrew the H0890A27 amendment.

Representative Davnie moved the H0890A29 amendment. Representative Davnie divided the H0890A29 amendment at lines 2.3 and 2.4. Representative Davnie withdrew lines 2.4 through 2.18. THE AMENDMENT, AS DIVIDED AND AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Moran moved the H0890A34 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani moved the H0890A35 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved the H0890A37 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Thissen moved the H0890A39 amendment. Jennifer Lawhead, Austin Aspires testified to the amendment. Representative Thissen requested a roll call vote.

The members voting in the affirmative:

DAVNIE MURPHY
MARIANI SANDSTEDE
MARQUART THISSEN
MORAN

The Members voting in the negative:

LOON POSTON
BENNETT SCOTT
ERICKSON SMITH
JURGENS THEIS
NORNES WILLS
PETERSON

Being 7 votes in the affirmative and 11 votes in the negative, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved the H0890A41 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Thissen moved the H0890A44 amendment. Representative Thissen called a division vote on the H0890A44 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Sandstede moved the H0890A46 amendment. Representative Sandstede requested a roll call vote.

The members voting in the affirmative:

DAVNIE MURPHY
MARIANI SANDSTEDE
MARQUART THISSEN

The Members voting in the negative:

LOON PETERSON
BENNETT POSTON
ERICKSON SCOTT
JURGENS SMITH
NORNES THEIS

Being 6 votes in the affirmative and 10 votes in the negative, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Loon renewed her motion that HF0890, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes and instructed the reviser and nonpartisan staff to make all necessary and appropriate technical corrections. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:01 P.M.



Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair




Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Committee mark-up of HF890 (Loon) Omnibus Education bill. The Committee will take action on the bill. NOTE: The deadline to submit amendments electronically to the committee administrator (at harry.kennedy@house.mn) is Noon on 3/23/17.

Bills Added:
  • HF890 (Loon) - Omnibus education finance bill.
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Committee mark-up of, and vote on, HF890 (Loon) Omnibus Education Finance bill. Runs 3 hours, 55 minutes.