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Rules and Legislative Administration

FIFTIETH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 14, 2020

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

RULES AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION
MINUTES

Representative Winkler, Chair of the Rules and Legislative Administration Committee, called the remote meeting to order at 9:35 A.M on Tuesday, April 14 2020, pursuant to House rule 10.01.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
WINKLER, Ryan, Chair
FREIBERG, Mike
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
PELOWSKI, Gene
PINTO, Dave
HOWARD, Michael
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
HER, Kaohly, Vice Chair
O’NEILL, Marion
OLSON, Liz
HASSAN, Hodan
CARLSON, Lyndon
LILLIE, Leon
ALBRIGHT, Tony
DAUDT, Kurt, Lead
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
NEU, Anne
GAROFALO, Pat
BAKER, Dave



Representative Winkler called the meeting at 9:35 A.M. A quorum was present.


Representative Her moved that the minutes of Wednesday, April 1, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Winkler moved that HF4285 be waived of deadlines under Rule 10.01. THE MOTION PREVAILED.




Aye
Winkler, Ryan
Her, Kaohly
Becker-Finn, Jamie
Carlson, Lyndon
Freiberg, Mike
Howard, Michael
Lillie, Leon
Olson, Liz
Pelowski, Gene
Pinto, Dave
Schultz, Jennifer
(11)

Nay
Daudt, Kurt
Baker, Dave
Drazkowski, Steve
Neu, Anne
O’Neill, Marion
(5)

Representative Winkler moved that HF4490 be waived of deadlines under Rule 10.01. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Aye
Winkler, Ryan
Her, Kaohly
Becker-Finn, Jamie
Carlson, Lyndon
Freiberg, Mike
Howard, Michael
Lillie, Leon
Olson, Liz
Pelowski, Gene
Pinto, Dave
Schultz, Jennifer
(11)

Nay
Daudt, Kurt
Baker, Dave
Drazkowski, Steve
Neu, Anne
O’Neill, Marion
(5)

The Chair recessed the committee at 10:10am due to technical issues with the video conferencing platform.

The Committee reconvened at 10:29am. A quorum was present but some members were unable to rejoin the committee due to technical issues with the video conferencing platform.

Representative Winkler moved that HF4415 be waived of deadlines under Rule 10.01. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Aye
Winkler, Ryan
Her, Kaohly
Freiberg, Mike
Lillie, Leon
Pelowski, Gene
Pinto, Dave
Schultz, Jennifer
(7)

Nay
Daudt, Kurt
Albright, Tony
Baker, Dave
Drazkowski, Steve
Neu, Anne
O’Neill, Marion
(6)

The following members were unable to re-join the committee due to technical difficulties:
Becker-Finn, Jamie
Carlson, Lyndon
Howard, Michael
Olson, Liz

The following members joined the committee after reconvening (technical difficulties prevented them from joining the committee pre re-convening):
Albright, Tony



The meeting was adjourned at 10:33am.





Ryan Winkler, CHAIR





Committee Legislative Assistant










More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4285 (Poppe) - Agriculture; various provisions modified relating to perishable farm products, seed law, noxious weed law, hemp, farming, loans, plant shipment, pet food, food, eggs, grain, and others; data classified; rulemaking authority modified; veterinarian immunity provided; reports required; and recommendations required.
  • HF4490 (Poppe) - Agriculture supplemental appropriations bill.
  • HF4415 (Davnie) - COVID-19; school closures and other amendments provided; calculation of school aid formulas clarified; forecast adjustments made to funding for general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities, fund transfers and accounting, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, and community education and lifelong learning; responsibilities clarified for construction and skills trades career counseling services; operation referendum calculation clarified; and base appropriations adjusted.
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda:.
00:55 - Discussion of waiving of deadlines under Rule 10.01:.
16:56 - HF4285 (Poppe) Agriculture; various provisions modified relating to seed law, noxious weed law, loans, pet food, meat processing, eggs, and others.
23:20 - HF4490 (Poppe) Veterinary diagnostic laboratory equipment funding provided, and money appropriated.
26:08 - HF4415 (Davnie) Compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) during the 2019-2020 school year.
Due to Internet connectivity issues, the Committee recessed.
Runs 35 minutes.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.


Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler


Meeting:
Tuesday, April 14 2020
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Remote Hearing
This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at rules@house.mn. If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes for April 1, 2020

IV. Waiving of deadlines under Rule 10.01

HF 4285 (Poppe)
HF 4490 (Poppe)
HF 4415 (Davnie)

V. Adjournment

This committee hearing may be listened to live via the following methods:

1. Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2. Facebook live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpbRvaeDjdc&feature=youtu.be

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt. If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or have feedback you would like to share, please email committee staff at rules@house.mn. If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least 1 hour before the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.