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TWENTY-SECOND MEETING - Education Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

EDUCATION POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Cheryl Youakim, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:50 AM on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present at 9:54 AM.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

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

Members Excused:
BAHR, Cal
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
MARIANI, Carlos
MOLLER, Kelly
SCOTT, Peggy

HF1838 (Sandell) – School administrator licensure fee modified, special revenue fund administrator licensure account created, and money appropriated.

Representative Youakim moved to refer HF1838 to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Sandell introduced HF1838.

Dr. Tony Kinkel, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of School Administrators, testified in support of HF1838.

Representative Youakim renewed the motion to refer HF1838 to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1111 (Hassan) – Postsecondary education enrollment options eligibility clarified.

Representative Youakim moved to refer HF1111 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF761 (Erickson) – Pupil transportation for certain homeless students authority assigned, and money appropriated.

Representative Youakim moved to refer HF761 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kunesh-Podein moved to approve the minutes for the Wednesday, March 13, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Urdahl moved amendment H1711A37 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment.

Representative Urdahl moved to divide the H1711A37 amendment at line 7.31 and 8.1 and to take up the second half.

Gary Amoroso, Minnesota Association of School Administrators, testified in opposition to the H1711A37 amendment.

Representative Urdahl requested a division on the second half of the H1711A37 amendment. By a vote of 5 AYES and 4 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Urdahl withdrew the first half of the H1711A37 amendment.

Representative Urdahl withdrew the H1711A17 amendment.

Representative Urdahl moved amendment H1711A10 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Urdahl moved amendment H1711A11 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Gruenhagen moved amendment H1711A13 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYES:
ERICKSON, Sondra
BENNETT, Peggy
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
URDAHL, Dean

NAYS:
YOUAKIM, Cheryl
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
BIERMAN, Robert
HASSAN, Hodan
HUOT, John
SANDELL, Steve

ABSENT:
BAHR, Cal
BAKER, Dave
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
HER, Kaohly
MARIANI, Carlos
MOLLER, Kelly
SCOTT, Peggy
WAZLAWIK, Ami

By a vote of 4 AYES and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson moved amendment H1711A25 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment.

Kate Lynne Snyder, Minnesota Department of Education, clarified questions on the H1711A25 amendment.
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Community Education Association, clarified questions on the H1711A25 amendment.

Representative Erickson withdrew the H1711A25 amendment.

Representative Bierman moved amendment H1711A22 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Gruenhagen move amendment H1711A32 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson withdrew the H1711A34 amendment.

Representative Erickson moved amendment H1711A12 to amend the H1711DE1 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson withdrew the H1711A35 amendment.

Representative Youakim moved to refer HF1711, as amended, to the Ways and Means Committee, and to amend the title accordingly and make necessary technical and conforming changes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 11:09 AM.

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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. HF761 (Erickson) - Pupil transportation for certain homeless students authority assigned, and money appropriated. III. HF1111 (Hassan) - Postsecondary education enrollment options eligibility clarified. IV. HF1838 (Sandell) - School administrator licensure fee modified, special revenue fund administrator licensure account created, and money appropriated. V. H1711DE1 Amendment (Omnibus Bill) VI. Adjournment The Committee will NOT be reconvening this evening.

Bills Added:
  • HF761 (Erickson) - Pupil transportation for certain homeless students authority assigned, and money appropriated.
  • HF1111 (Hassan) - Postsecondary education enrollment options eligibility clarified.
  • HF1838 (Sandell) - School administrator licensure fee modified, special revenue fund administrator licensure account created, and money appropriated.
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