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Education Innovation Policy

THIRD MEETING - HF140

2017-2018 Regular Session - May 15, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE HF140 2017-2018
MINUTES

Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair of the Education Innovation Policy Committee and Co-Chair of the HF140 Conference Committee, unofficially called the meeting to order at 8:16 AM on May 15, 2017, in room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present:

ERICKSON, Sondra Chair
PRATT, Eric Chair
BENNETT, Peggy
HOUSLEY, Karin
KENT, Susan

Members excused:
MARIANI, Carlos

Presentation: House Non-Partisan Research, Cristina Parra, and Senate Non-Partisan Research, Ann Marie Butler, presented the three articles of the H0140DE3 amendment.

Representative Erickson officially called the meeting to order at 8:19AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Erickson moved the H0140DE3 amendment for discussion.

Senator Pratty offered the SCH0140A-3 amendment.

Senator Pratt spoke to the SCH0140A-3 amendment.

Representative Erickson questioned the function of the transition proposal, and requested permissive language instead of a mandate.

Senator Pratt offered an oral amendment, striking lines 1.9, 1.10, and through line 1.11 up to the word “must”. THE CHAIR ACCEPTED THE AMENDMENT AS FRIENDLY.

Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner with the Minnesota of Department of Education, stating the Department took issue with the SCH0140A-3 amendment.

Representative Erickson offered oral amendment to the SCH0140A-3 amendment, striking the word “must” and inserting “may”. THE AMENDMENT WAS ACCEPTED AS FRIENDLY.

Representative Erickson offered oral amendment to the SCH0140A-3 amendment, Deleting line 1.3 and 1.4. THE AMENDMENT WAS ACCEPTED AS FRIENDLY.

Senator Kent offered oral amendment to language in SCH0140A-3 amendment, on behalf of the Commissioner of the Department of Education. THE AMENDMENT WAS LAID OVER.

Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner with the Minnesota of Department of Education, spoke on Department’s stance on article 2 of the H0140DE3 amendment.

Representative Erickson moved to recess at 9:21AM.

Representative Erickson reconvened the meeting at 10:50AM.

Representative Erickson moved the H0140DE3 amendment for adoption.

Representative Erickson moved the H0140A43 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Senator Kent moved the H0140A41 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Senator Housley moved the H0140A42 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Senator Pratt moved the H0140A44 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Erickson renewed the motion to adopt the H0140DE3 amendment, as amended, and instructed the Revisor to prepare a conference committee report and make any technical corrections. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


The meeting adjourned at 11:09AM.





Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair




Tom Brennan, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
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.
Documents:

Adoption of the DE to HF140. We will adopt by article, and not the entire DE at once. The DE will be posted in advance to our committee page.

Rep. Erickson has the gavel.

House Conferees: Representatives Erickson, Bennett, & Mariani

Senate Conferees: Senators Pratt, Housley, & Kent