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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

FORTIETH MEETING - Education Finance

March 07, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:04 P.M. on March 7th, 2018 in Room 5 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
MARIANI, Carlos
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SLOCUM, Linda
THEIS, Tama
WILLS, Anna

Members Excused:
SMITH, Dennis
THISSEN, Paul

A quorum was present.

Representative Poston moved that the minutes of March 6th, 2017 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF625 Youakim, Community education revenue program funding increased, and minimum popu-lation guarantee increased.

Representative Loon moved HF625 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Loon moved to adopt the following oral amendment:
Line 1.9 change the year from 2019 to 2020
Line 1.11 change the year from 2019 to 2020
THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Youakim testified on HF625, as amended.

Lisa Greene, St Louis Park Community Education, also testified on HF625, as amended.

Representative Loon laid over HF625, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill or for further consideration at a later date.

Non partisan staff provided an overview of Community Education Programs:
Youth Development
Adults with Disabilities
Health and Developmental Screening
Early Childhood and Family Education
Adult Basic Education

Additional testifiers on Community Education Programs:
Khia Brown, Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan Schools
Tom Cytuou-Hysom, Literacy Action Network
Jane Graupman, International Institute Minnesota
David Gaither, International Education Center
Annessia Swann, American Indian Opportunities Industrialized Center

The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:51 P.M.





Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair




Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Community Education Overview Nonpartisan Staff Overview on Program Funding Community Education Programs -Youth Development -Adults with Disabilities -Health and Developmental Screening -Early Childhood and Family Education & -Adult Basic Education

Bills Added:
  • HF625 (Youakim) - Community education revenue program funding increased, and minimum population guarantee increased.
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