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FOURTH MEETING - Ways and Means

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:51 A.M. on, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

CARLSON, Lyndon, (Chair)
OLSON, Liz (Vice-Chair)
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP-Lead)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BERNARDY, Connie
DAVIDS, Greg
DAVNIE, Jim
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ECKLUND, Rob
HAMILTON, Rod
HANSEN, Rick
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
LONG, Jamie
MARQUART, Paul
MARIANI, Carlos
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
POPPE, Jeanne
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCOTT, Peggy
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean

Members excused:
HAUSMAN, Alice
KRESHA, Ron
PELOWSKI, Gene, Jr.

A quorum was present.

Representative Marquart moved that the minutes of February 25, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 80 (Murphy) Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Carlson brought HF 80, as amended, back before the committee.

Representative Olson moved the HF0080A7 Amendment.

Representative Mary Murphy explained the HF0080A7 Amendment and responded to questions.

Andrew Lee, House Fiscal Staff, answered questions on the HF0080A7 Amendment.

Chair Carlson took the vote on the HF0080A7 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Olson renewed her motion that HF 80, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Carlson turned the Chair over to Representative Marquart.

H.F. 141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfer.

Representative Poppe moved adoption of the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division report on HF 141. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Poppe moved that HF 141 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Poppe presented her bill and took questions.

Rep Albright moved to re-refer HF 141 to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Poppe renewed her motion that HF 141 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Carlson resumed the Chair.


Commissioner Myron Frans from Minnesota Management and Budget, State Budget Director Britta Reita, and State Economist Dr. Laura Kalambokidis presented on the February Budget and Economic Forecast.

Chair Carlson turned the Chair over to Representative Olson.

Commissioner Frans, Director Reitan, and Dr. Kalambokidis took questions about the February Forecast.

Chair Carlson resumed the Chair.


Chair Carlson referred members to the attached memos regarding bill referrals.


The following Ways and Means Committee Bills were referred by memo Monday, February 25, 2019:

To the Division on Agriculture & Food Finance Policy:
HF 1608 (Brand) Relating to agriculture; appropriating money for grants to the Center for Rural Policy and Development
HF 1616 (Lippert) Relating to agriculture; appropriating money for agriculture related business assistance.
HF 1630 (Tabke) Relating to agriculture; establishing a pilot program to provide grants to prevent wolf-livestock conflict; appropriating money

To the Division on Capital Investment:
HF 178 (Layman) Deer River; sewer and water system improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
HF 322 (Garofalo) Randolph; wastewater collection and treatment system funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
HF 1076 (Morrison) Spring Park water and sewer infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
HF 1161 (Marquart) Mahnomen clean water and drinking water infrastructure funding provided, and money appropriated.

To the Division on Education Finance:
HF 1633 (Pryor) Relating to education finance; increasing alternative teacher compensation aid; eliminating the program waiting list; eliminating the program aid proration; appropriating money
HF 1676 (Richardson) Relating to education; increasing the number of funded participants in the voluntary prekindergarten program for fiscal year 2020 and later; appropriating money
HF 1687 (Pryor) Relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school district No. 270, Hopkins.
HF 1694 (Acomb) Relating to education; teachers; requiring a report; appropriating money.
HF 1695 (Vang) Relating to education finance; reinstating funding for the college-level examination program; appropriating money

To the Division on Energy & Climate Finance and Policy:
HF 100 (Baker) Energy storage system pilot projects criteria for utility cost recovery establishment; investor-owned utilities to include in integrated resource plans an assessment of energy storage systems requirement; cost-benefit analysis of energy storage systems requirement; appropriation
HF 1677 (Baker) Relating to energy; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant

To the Division on Environment & Natural Resources Finance:
HF 611 (Scott) Anoka county waste disposal engineering closed landfill site and closed landfill investment fund appropriations
HF 1598 (Hansen) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater infrastructure improvements in West St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1600 (Marquart) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1609 (Brand) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for statewide action plan for soil health.
HF 1618 (Heinrich) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rum River dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1624 (Fischer) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for soil and water conservation districts
HF 1626 (Wagenius) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for nonmotorized state trail rehabilitation and maintenance
HF 1655 (Gomez) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money to enhance efforts to ensure that staff of the Department of Natural Resources includes members of communities traditionally underrepresented on the agency's staff.
HF 1699 (Sandstede) Relating to natural resources; establishing management requirements for Hill-Annex Mine State Park; appropriating money
HF 1709 (Hansen) Relating to environment; transferring money to metropolitan landfill contingency action trust account
HF 1720 (Becker-Finn) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for chronic wasting disease adopt-a-dumpster program and certain guidelines; requiring a report
HF 1728 (Fabian) Relating to natural resources; allowing investment of financial assurance money; establishing natural resources damages account; appropriating money

To the Division on Greater MN Jobs & Economic Development Finance:
HF 1617 (Urdahl) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for clean water; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds

To the Division on Health & Human Services Finance:
HF 733 (Tabke) Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, and money appropriated.
HF 1602 (Moran) Relating to child welfare; appropriating money for parent support grants
HF 1619 (Loeffler) Relating to human services; appropriating money for the Council on Disability.
HF 1653 (Hassan) Relating to human services; modifying Northstar Care for Children benefits for children under the age of six
HF 1659 (Schultz) Relating to health; appropriating money for shelter, services, and other activities for sexually exploited youth and youth at risk of sexual exploitation
HF 1664 (Gomez) Relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for a grant to a nonprofit organization to provide doula support, childbirth, and postpartum services to low-income families of color
HF 1691 (Gomez) Relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant to Family Enhancement Center
HF 1701 (Pinto) Relating to human services; modifying day care initial licensure requirement; directing commissioner of human services to implement a child care provider communication process, develop a plain-language handbook, and develop a uniform family day care provider application; modifying child care tax credits; requiring a report; appropriating money
HF 1703 (Richardson) Relating to human services; providing increased child care assistance to low-income workers to enable higher-quality early childhood care and education; increasing child care assistance reimbursement rates; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program
HF 1704 (Schultz) Relating to health; modifying a provision for residency programs

To the Division on Higher Education Finance and Policy:
HF 1610 (Pryor) Relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to replace the Institute of Child Development building on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds

To the Division on Jobs and Economic Development Finance:
HF 803 (Fischer) Americans with Disabilities Act Notice to Business Working Group established, and report required.
HF 841 (Moran) Women of Color Opportunity Act enacted, pilot projects created, report required, and money appropriated
HF 905 (Koegel) Relating to employment; creating the getting to work grant program; requiring reports; appropriating money
HF 1596 (Olson) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign and design of the Main Building at the Lake Superior Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1621 (Layman) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1625 (Dehn) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of the Central City Storm Tunnel in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1627 (Dehn) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Shubert Center for Dance and Music; canceling the 2014 appropriation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1650 (Poppe) Relating to economic development; modifying local match requirements for redevelopment grants; appropriating money for the redevelopment program
HF 1688 (Theis) Relating to community development; appropriating money for the central Minnesota opportunity grant program
HF 1693 (Noor) Relating to economic development; appropriating money for Goodwill Easter Seals.

To the Division on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law:
HF 1665 (Demuth) Relating to human services; creating the Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers; providing appointments; requiring reports; appropriating money
HF 1731 (Daudt) Relating to veterinary medicine; establishing a veterinary prescription monitoring program; prohibiting veterinary prescriptions for controlled substances in certain circumstances; requiring registration and data submission; providing liability immunity; appropriating money

To the Division on Legacy Finance:
HF 1611 (Mahoney) Relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Chinese garden.
HF 1612 (Mahoney) Relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for the Chinese garden in Phalen Park.
HF 1613 (Mahoney) Relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for the Chinese garden in Phalen Park.

RECALLED from the Division on Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy:
HF 1010 (Hausman) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for a school bus safety education campaign
HF 1490 (Tabke) Relating to public safety; appropriating money for soft body armor reimbursements.

To the Division on Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy:
HF 1604 (Edelson) Relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant to an organization providing legal representation for children
HF 1615 (Wolgamott) Relating to corrections; appropriating money for additional support and clinical staff in correctional facilities
HF 1622 (Christenson) Relating to corrections; appropriating money to increase correctional officer minimum starting salaries.
HF 1638 (Gomez) Relating to public safety; appropriating money for MAD DADS to provide services and programs to underserved communities

To the Division on State Government Finance:
HF 1601 (Mariani) Relating to state government; appropriating money to construct the John Francis Wheaton Memorial.
HF 1607 (Claflin) Relating to state government; appropriating money for a velodrome.
HF 1698 (Xiong, J.) Relating to state government; appropriating money for Veterans' Voices radio programming.

To the Division on Transportation Finance and Policy:
HF 489 (Dehn) Free public transit on election day provided
HF 1010 (Hausman) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for a school bus safety education campaign
HF 1490 (Tabke) Relating to public safety; appropriating money for soft body armor reimbursements.
HF 1597 (West) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an underpass on marked Trunk Highway 65; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
HF 1606 (Hornstein) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for bus rapid transit lines; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1637 (Sandstede) Relating to transportation finance; modifying a conveyance of property to city of Floodwood; amending Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 15, subdivision 8
HF 1648 (Koznick) Relating to motor vehicles; amending bulk vehicle record requirements and procedures; requiring annual reports by commissioner of public safety and legislative auditor; requiring notice of disclosure of private data
HF 1652 (Youakim) Relating to metropolitan government; providing for additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations
HF 1654 (Bernardy) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain safety improvements and engineering evaluations.
HF 1682 (Edelson) Relating to transportation; requiring commissioner of public safety to adopt rules for driver's education programs and the driver's manual on safe interactions with law enforcement officials and safely responding to emergencies; establishing the Driver's Education Content Task Force; appropriating money; requiring rulemaking; requiring a report
HF 1692 (Hornstein) Relating to transportation; expanding uses of appropriations for corridors of commerce program
HF 1697 (Koegel) Relating to transportation; capital improvements; appropriating money for East River Road interchange improvements at marked Trunk Highway 610; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds

To the Division on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy:
HF 1645 (West) Relating to veterans; establishing a scholarship program for veterans enrolled in teacher preparation programs; appropriating money


The following Ways and Means Committee Bills were referred by memo Wednesday, February 27, 2019:

To the Division on Agriculture & Food Finance Policy:
HF 1733 (Poppe) Relating to agriculture; making policy and technical changes to various agricultural provisions including provisions related to hemp, food handlers, eggs, milk, cheese, bioincentive programs, loan programs, and other agriculture provisions
HF 1796 (Hansen) Relating to agriculture; modifying contiguous county requirements for community solar gardens; appropriating money for a study of economic benefits to farmers

To the Division on Capital Investment:
HF 541 (Lillie) Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission for Mighty Ducks grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

To the Division on Education Finance:
HF 1735 (Davnie) Relating to education; modifying deadline for making postsecondary enrollment options information available to students; modifying requirements for postsecondary enrollment in online courses; modifying calculation of transportation aid for pupils enrolled in postsecondary enrollment options; appropriating money
HF 1742 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Relating to education; increasing participation limits in voluntary prekindergarten programs
HF 1749 (Urdahl) Relating to education; appropriating money for grants to civics education programs
HF 1750 (Huot) Relating to education; appropriating money for the Boys and Girls Clubs literacy program; requiring a report.
HF 1758 (Huot) Relating to education finance; appropriating money for student organizations

To the Division on Energy & Climate Finance and Policy:
HF 1787 (Acomb) Relating to energy; appropriating money for the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to establish goals and benchmarks for a transition to renewable fuels
HF 1788 (Acomb) Relating to energy; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to establish goals and benchmarks for a transition to renewable fuels; appropriating money

To the Division on Environment & Natural Resources Finance:
HF 984 (Becker-Finn) Chronic wasting disease test development funding provided, and money appropriated
HF 1772 (Ecklund) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for development of Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park

To the Division on Health & Human Services Finance:
HF 1752 (Vogel) Relating to human services; providing a rate increase for an intermediate care facility located in Belle Plaine, Minnesota
HF 1756 (Stephenson) Relating to human services; appropriating money to develop a replicable homeless youth drop-in program model
HF 1764 (Becker-Finn) Relating to human services; providing a rate increase for an intermediate care facility located in Little Canada
HF 1791 (Daniels) Relating to human services; appropriating money for a transitional housing program located in Rice County; requiring a report

To the Division on Higher Education Finance and Policy:
HF 1779 (Poppe) Relating to higher education; agriculture; appropriating money for agricultural research and extension

To the Division on Jobs & Economic Development Finance:
HF 1744 (Masin) Relating to family law; establishing a family law mediation task force.
HF 1781 (Mahoney) Relating to economic development; modifying use of Minnesota investment fund; requiring a report.
HF 1803 (Xiong, J.) Relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to Latino Communities United in Service (CLUES)

To the Division on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law:
HF 1784 (Cantrell) Relating to family law; requiring the University of Minnesota to conduct a survey and study of early neutral evaluation participants; requiring a report; appropriating money.

To the Division on Legacy Finance:
HF 266 (Freiberg) Local inflow and infiltration reduction program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1786 (Green) Relating to arts and culture; modifying allocations of arts and cultural heritage fund

To the Division on Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy:
HF 1734 (Long) Relating to public safety; expanding the crime of forgery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 609.63, subdivision 1
HF 1782 (Youakim) Relating to public safety; establishing a program to provide payments to firefighters with cancer or heart disease, counseling for firefighters, and firefighter training; appropriating money

To the Division on Transportation Finance and Policy:
HF 1060 (Lesch) Criminal and traffic surcharge reduction or waiver authorized; courts required to consider indigency or hardship before imposing fines, fees, or surcharges; and notice required.
HF 1737 (Lippert) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for electric vehicle supply equipment.
HF 1755 (Stephenson) Relating to electric buses; requiring the purchase of electric buses by the Metropolitan Council; appropriating money
HF 1770 (Elkins) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 62; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
HF 1792 (Ecklund) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for the Falls International Airport.
HF 1793 (Ecklund) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Falls International Airport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF 1804 (Hausman) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for development of the Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago (TCMC) second train

To the Division on Veterans & Military Affairs Finance and Policy:
HF 1740 (Huot) Relating to state government; establishing a Capitol flag program for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty
HF 1773 (Dettmer) Relating to military veterans; providing funding to construct the Minnesota Medal of Honor Commemorative Memorial


The following Ways and Means Committee Bills were referred by memo Thursday, February 28, 2019:

To the Division on Capital Investment:
HF 108 (Sundin) Twin Lakes Township; water infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 181 (Murphy) Duluth; Public Facilities Authority funding provided for the purpose of debt relief for the Duluth North Shore Sanitary District, and money appropriated.
HF 313 (Schomacker) Murray and Cottonwood Counties; Red Rock Rural Water System regional water service expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 959 (Sundin) Western Lake Superior Sanitary District funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1308 (Hansen) West St. Paul wastewater infrastructure improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1890 (Vogel) Relating to capital investment; establishing a debt limit

To the Division on Education Finance:
HF 824 (Kunesh-Podein) Increase Teachers of Color Act funding provided, seeking to double American Indian teacher and teachers of color, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF 1807 (Sandstede) Relating to education; appropriating money for a collaborative summer intensive program.
HF 1831 (Hamilton) Relating to education; appropriating money for a teacher pathways grant program to Independent School District No. 518, Worthington
HF 1832 (Hamilton) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new intermediate school and community education facility in Worthington; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF 1847 (Bierman) Relating to education; appropriating money for school districts to develop science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) based courses.
HF 1852 (Boe) Relating to education finance; authorizing a lease levy for a transportation hub for Eastern Carver County Schools.
HF 1879 (Loeffler) Relating to education finance; creating a state fund to pay for unreimbursed special education costs; requiring a report; appropriating money
HF 1900 (Wolgamott) Relating to education finance; establishing grant programs for career and technical education needs; appropriating money.
HF 1903 (Sandstede) Relating to education finance; extending the appropriation for a singing-based pilot program to improve student reading; requiring a report; appropriating money
HF 1906 (Theis) Relating to education finance; providing for special education equity aid; appropriating money
HF 1907 (Nornes) Relating to education finance; extending the appropriation for the statewide concurrent enrollment teacher training partnership

To the Division on Energy & Climate Finance and Policy:
HF 1833 (Wagenius) Relating to energy; requiring a microgrids study; appropriating money
HF 1839 (Ecklund) Relating to energy; updating the state's energy savings policy goal and establishing the Conservation Improvement Program Modernization Act of 2019

To the Division on Environment & Natural Resources Finance:
HF 1472 (Claflin) Relating to waters; providing for electronic transmission of certain information
HF 1502 (Fischer) Salt applicator certification program established, and liability limited.
HF 1569 (Lippert) Drinking water protection pilot program established, and money appropriated.
HF 1808 (Lueck) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Mississippi Northwoods Trail.
HF 1828 (Lien) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1853 (Lee) Relating to environment; appropriating money for supply equipment for electric vehicles
HF 1854 (Hansen) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for pedestrian and bicycle trails in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

To the Division on Greater MN Jobs & Economic Development Finance:
HF 1834 (Mariani) Relating to the Minnesota POST Board; disaster assistance contingency account; transferring and appropriating money

To the Division on Health & Human Services Finance:
HF 85 (Brand) Relating to health; requiring the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board to propose guidelines authorizing patient-assisted medication administration in emergencies
HF 814 (Edelson) School-linked mental health grants modified, report required, and money appropriated.
HF 815 (Acomb) Step therapy override procedures applied to state public health care programs.
HF 840 (Lien) Medical assistance adult dental coverage expanded to include periodontal disease nonsurgical treatment.
HF 909 (Morrison) Prenatal care service programs and funding governed, and money appropriated.
HF 926 (Bernardy) Medical assistance coverage for weight loss drugs and pharmaceutical ingredients allowed.
HF 929 (Richardson) Commissioner of human services directed to seek brain injury waiver amendment, and traumatic brain injury definition for the state traumatic brain injury program modified.
HF 1250 (Bierman) Certified community behavioral health clinics governing provisions changed.
HF 1665 (Demuth) Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers created, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF 1805 (Cantrell) Relating to human services; appropriating money for emergency services grants.
HF 1814 (Richardson) Relating to children; appropriating money for child abuse and neglect prevention grants
HF 1816 (Liebling) Relating to human services; appropriating money for a Somali mental health pilot project; requiring a report.
HF 1846 (Sandell) Relating to health; increasing the annual drinking water service connection fee
HF 1874 (Albright) Relating to human services; adding penalties for child care providers who do not comply with certain reporting requirements
HF 1881 (Heintzeman) Relating to human services; directing commissioner of human services to provide certain notices on child care assistance program billing forms; modifying child care assistance program provider requirements; providing for criminal penalties
HF 1902 (Sandstede) Relating to human services; appropriating money for renovation of a publicly owned former juvenile treatment facility into a facility providing mental health, child welfare, and other services to children and families

To the Division on Higher Education Finance and Policy:
HF 1844 (Howard) Relating to higher education; requiring the Office of Higher Education to inform students of postsecondary education options for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities; appropriating money for a grant to Minnesota Independence College and Community
HF 1895 (Bierman) Relating to education; establishing a continuing education program for career and technical education licensure; requiring a report; appropriating money
HF 1904 (Lee) Relating to higher education; modifying grant stipends

To the Division on Housing Finance and Policy:
HF 1830 (Sauke) Relating to housing; appropriating money for the manufactured home park redevelopment program.

To the Division on Jobs & Economic Development Finance:
HF 295 (Davnie) Credit card charge wage deductions modified.
HF 1594 (Richardson) Minneapolis; YWCA funding provided for job skills training in early childhood education, and money appropriated.
HF 1916 (Lislegard) Relating to economic development; establishing a grant program for school property rehabilitation; appropriating money for a grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 1919 (Christenson) Relating to economic development; creating the community energy transition competitive grant program; transferring money; creating an advisory council; requiring report

RECALLED from the Division on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law:
HF 1665 (Demuth) Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers created, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

To the Division on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law:
HF 11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, and reports required.
HF 50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited, with hands-free mode exception.

To the Division on Legacy Finance:
HF 1823 (Xiong, J.) Relating to arts and culture; appropriating money to Hmong Museum.

To the Division on Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy:
HF 1850 (Edelson) Relating to public safety; extending the supplemental nonprofit security grant program; appropriating money.
HF 1858 (Zerwas) Relating to public safety; establishing the crime of falsely reporting a crime motivated by bias

To the Division on State Government Finance:
HF 1812 (Jurgens) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission for Mighty Ducks grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds

To the Division on Transportation Finance and Policy:
HF 1806 (Boe) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for upgrade of Lyman Boulevard in Chanhassen
HF 1817 (Hertaus) Relating to transportation; authorizing special interest vehicle license plates
HF 1857 (Ecklund) Relating to motor vehicles; making gross vehicle weight restrictions year round
HF 1871 (Wolgamott) Relating to transportation; increasing motorcycle endorsement fees
HF 1893 (Elkins) Relating to motor vehicles; modifying various provisions governing motor vehicle titling and registration
HF 1911 (Wolgamott) Relating to transportation; establishing a local cost-share assistance account; appropriating money for local roads and bridges; authorizing sale and issuance of general obligation bonds
HF 1917 (Swedzinski) Relating to data practices; waiving a fee for trade associations to access vehicle registration information in certain circumstances



The meeting was adjourned at 11:19 A.M.





Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair




Megan Arriola,
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

HF 80 (Murphy) Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated. HF 141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfer. MMB Presentation on February Budget and Economic Forecast - Commissioner, Myron Frans - Britta Reitan, State Budget Director - Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, State Economist

Bills Added:
  • HF80 (Murphy) - Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, prior appropriations modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF141 (Poppe) - Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.
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00:33 - HF80 (Murphy) Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 08:48 - HF141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfer. 18:23 - Committee discussion regarding committee meeting times. 26:18 - Minnesota Management and Budget presentation on February 2019 Budget and Economic Forecast. - Myron Frans, Commissioner. - Britta Reitan, State Budget Director. - Doctor Laura Kalambokidis, State Economist. Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.