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Education Innovation Policy

NINETEENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 09, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION INNOVATION POLICY COMMITTEE 2017-2018
MINUTES

Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair of the Education Innovation Policy Committee, unofficially called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM on March 9, 2017, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present:



ERICKSON, Sondra Chair
JESSUP, Randy

DANIELS, Brian Vice Chair
BAHR, Cal
BENNETT, Peggy
BLY, David
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
GROSSELL, Matt
HALEY, Barb
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
LEE, Fue
MAYE QUADE, Erin
PRYOR, Laurie
RARICK, Jason
URDAHL, Dean


Members excused:
WARD, JoAnn

Members absent:
MARIANI, Carlos

Representative Erickson officially called the meeting to order at 8:16AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Haley moved approval of the minutes from the March 7, 2017 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF2259 (Loon): Early education access fund established, director of early education and development established, enhanced coordination of early education and development programs provided, early education resources hubs authorized, report required, early education programs transferred to the director of early education and development, and money appropriated.

Representative Erickson moved to re-refer HF2259 to the Committee on Education Finance.

Representative Loon introduced HF2259.

Representative Erickson moved the H2259A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Erica Moss, Executive Director with Close the Gap by 5, testified in support of HF2259.

Cisa Keller, Think Small, testified in support of HF2259.

Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership, testified in support of HF2259.

Gayle Kelley, Executive Director with MN Head Start Association, testified in opposition to HF2259.

Karen Schaub, Minnesota Community Education Association, testified in opposition to HF2259.

Adosh Unni, Director of Government Relations with the Minnesota Department of Education, testified with concerns to HF2259.

Scott Croonquist, Association of Metropolitan School Districts, testified with concerns to HF2259.

Sam Walseth, Minnesota Rural Education Association, testified with concerns to HF2259.

Jennifer Sommerfeld, The Department of Human Services, testified with some concerns to HF2259.

Representative Erickson renewed the motion to re-refer HF2259, as amended, to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF1376 (Erickson): Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provisions modified.

Representative Erickson moved to re-refer HF1376 to the Committee on Education Finance.

Representative Erickson moved the H1376DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Erickson moved the H1376A8 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Christensen moved the H1376A2.

Representative Christensen withdrew the H1376A2 amendment.

Representative Maye Quade moved H1376A3. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bly moved the H1376A4 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Bly moved the H1376A5 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Maye Quade moved the H1376A11 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Pryor moved the H1376A13 amendment.

Representative Pryor withdrew the H1376A13 amendment.

Representative Erickson renewed the motion to re-refer HF1376, as amended, to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:07AM.



Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair




Tom Brennan, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1376 (Erickson) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provisions modified.
  • HF2259 (Loon) - Early education access fund established, director of early education and development established, enhanced coordination of early education and development programs provided, early education resource hubs authorized, report required, early education programs transferred to the director of early education and development, and money appropriated.
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HF2259 (Loon) Early education access fund established, director of early education and development established, enhanced coordination of early education and development programs provided, early education resources hubs authorized, report required, early education programs transferred to the director of early education and development, and money appropriated.
42:41 - HF1376 (Erickson) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provisions modified.
Runs 51 minutes.


**In the event that our hearing is not finished during the regularly scheduled committee time, we will recess and reconvene at 3:15PM in Room 10**

**Testifiers on HF2259 will be limited to 2 minutes per person.**

**Bills Be Added**

Mark-up/action on omnibus education policy bill. There will not be testimony on the education policy omnibus on this day.