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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

FIFTIETH MEETING - Education Finance

March 29, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:02 P.M. on March 29th, 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
ERICKSON, Sondra
JURGENS, Tony
KRESHA, Ron
MARQUART, Paul
MARIANI, Carlos
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PETERSON, Roz
POSTON, John
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SCOTT, Peggy
SLOCUM, Linda
SMITH, Dennis
THEIS, Tama
THISSEN, Paul
WILLS, Anna

Members Excused:
ANSELMO, Dario
MORAN, Rena

A quorum was present.

Representative Sandstede moved that the minutes of March 28, 2018 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3315 Erickson, Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, including general educa-tion, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, early childhood and family support, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning.

Representative Loon moved HF3315 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Erickson testified on HF3315.

Nonpartisan staff conducted a walkthrough of HF3315.

Additional testifiers on HF3315:
Brenda Casselius, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education
Hue Nguyen, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education
Mustafa Diriye, STANDUUP, Parent Organizer
Khulia Pringle, STANDUP, Parent Advocate
Mark Diehl, MN Association of School Administrators and Little Falls Community Schools
Dan Pyan, South Washington School and Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
John Poupart, consultant
Raj Sadu Rajuj, Educators for Excellence

Representative Loon laid over HF3315 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill or for further ac-tion at a later date.

The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:50 P.M.




Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair



Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Public Testimony will be taken, as time allows, on HF3315. Please contact the committee administrator via email (jody.withers@house.mn) if you wish to testify.

Bills Added:
  • HF3315 (Erickson) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, including general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, early childhood and family support, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning.
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00:31 - HF3315 (Erickson) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, including general education, education excellence, teachers, facilities and technology, nutrition, early childhood and family support, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning. Runs 1 hour, 48 minutes.