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2019-2020 Regular Session

TWENTY-FIRST MEETING - Education Policy

March 13, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

EDUCATION POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Cheryl Youakim, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:38 PM on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

YOUAKIM, Cheryl, Chair
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary, Vice Chair
ERICKSON, Sondra, GOP Lead
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
BENNETT, Peggy
BIERMAN, Robert
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MARIANI, Carlos
MOLLER, Kelly
SANDELL, Steve
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Representative Bahr moved to approve the minutes for the Monday, March 11, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Bahr moved to approve the minutes for the Tuesday, March 12, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kunesh-Podein, Vice Chair of the Committee, assumed the gavel at 2:40 PM.

Representative Youakim moved amendment H1711DE1.

Representative Youakim moved amendment H1711A41 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Youakim moved amendment H1711A42 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Baker moved amendment H1711A26 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson moved amendment H1711A5 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment.

Alex Liuzzi, PELSB, clarified questions on the H1711A5 amendment.

Representative Kunesh-Podein renewed the H1711A5 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson moved amendment H1711A6 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Bennett moved amendment H1711A7 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:
ERICKSON, Sondra
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
BENNETT, Peggy
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

NAYS:
YOUAKIM, Cheryl
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
BIERMAN, Robert
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MOLLER, Kelly
SANDELL, Steve
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSENT:
MARIANI, Carlos

By a vote of 7 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson moved amendment H1711A29 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:
ERICKSON, Sondra
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
BENNETT, Peggy
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
SCOTT, Peggy

NAYS:
YOUAKIM, Cheryl
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
BIERMAN, Robert
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MOLLER, Kelly
SANDELL, Steve
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSENT:
MARIANI, Carlos
URDAHL, Dean

By a vote of 6 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson moved amendment H1711A39 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Gruenhagen moved amendment H1711A24 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment.
Representative Gruenhagen withdrew amendment H1711A24.

Representative Gruenhagen moved amendment H1711A14 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:
ERICKSON, Sondra
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

NAYS:
YOUAKIM, Cheryl
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
BENNETT, Peggy
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
HASSAN, Hodan
HER, Kaohly
HUOT, John
MARIANI, Carlos
MOLLER, Kelly
SANDELL, Steve
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSENT:
BIERMAN, Robert

By a vote of 6 AYES and 11 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Wazlawik moved amendment H1711A40 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Her moved the H1711A28 amendment to amend the H1711DE1 amendment.

Hoang Murphy, Foster Advocates, testified on the H1711A28 amendment.

Representative Bahr moved to incorporate an oral amendment on page 1, line 5 of the H1711A28 amendment, after “seven” insert “school”. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS INCORPORATED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hassan moved the H1711A38 amendment to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bennett moved the H1711A20 amendment to amend the H1711DE1 amendment.

Representative Youakim moved to incorporate an oral amendment to H1711A20 on page 1, lines 5 and 7, after “Climate” insert “Technical Assistance”. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS INCORPORATED, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Urdahl moved the H1711A18 amendment to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Bahr moved the A19-0179 amendment to amend the H1711DE1 amendment.

Representative Baker moved to incorporate the A19-0185 amendment into the A19-0179 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Jim Erickson, Northstar Council, testified in support of the A19-0179 amendment.
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Association of School Administrators, testified with concerns to the A19-0179 amendment.

Representative Baker requested a division. By a vote of 7 AYES and 9 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

The meeting adjourned at 4:07 PM.

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Cheryl Youakim, Chair


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Laura Helgen, Committee Legislative Assistant




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Agenda:

I. Call to Order II. Begin Mark-Up of H1711DE1 (Omnibus Bill) III. Adjournment More bills may be added Due to the lengthy time we have allotted for testimony on Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12, there will be very limited testimony taken on amendments.

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03:18 - Begin mark-up of H1711 (Youakim) Omnibus Education Policy bill. Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.