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SIXTH MEETING - Ways and Means

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH 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 9:46 A.M. on, Monday, March 11, 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)
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BERNARDY, Connie
DAVIDS, Greg
DAVNIE, Jim
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ECKLUND, Rob
HAMILTON, Rod
HANSEN, Rick
HAUSMAN, Alice
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
LONG, Jamie
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
PELOWSKI, Gene, Jr.
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCOTT, Peggy
TORKELSON, Paul
VOGEL, Bob
WAGENIUS, Jean

Members excused:
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP-Lead)
KRESHA, Ron
POPPE, Jeanne


A quorum was present.

Representative Olson moved that the minutes of March 5, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited

Representative Hornstein moved adoption of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division report on HF 50. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hornstein moved HF 50, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Hornstein presented HF 50 and took questions on the bill and on the proposed amendment.

Representative Torkelson moved the H0050A9 Amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Paul Aasen, MN Safety Council, answered questions about HF 50.

Andrew Lee, House Fiscal Analyst, answered questions about the fiscal note and fiscal impact of HF 50.

Representative Hornstein renewed his motion that HF 50, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 679 (Morrison) Children's residential treatment payment provisions effective date amended

Representative Olson moved HF 679 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Olson moved the H0679A1 Amendment on behalf of the author. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kelly Morrison presented HF 679.

Representative Olson renewed her motion that HF 679, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 548 (Haley) Eisenhower Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi renamed Bridge of Valor

Representative Hornstein moved adoption of the Transportation Finance and Policy Division report on HF 548. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved HF 548 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Barb Haley presented HF 548, and answered questions on the bill.

Jane Drazkowski testified in support of HF 548.

Bill Marx, House Fiscal Analyst, answered questions about the fiscal impact of HF 548.

Representative Davids asked Chair Carlson if an oral amendment to name the bridge the “Eisenhower Memorial Bridge of Valor” would be in order. Chair Carlson noted the Committee’s 24-hour rule for amendments, and later suggested that Representative Davids should write out his proposal in the event the committee chose to consider it. After discuss, Representative Davids deferred to the author of the bill and decided not to pursue any change.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF 548 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 1171 (Nash) Carver County Trunk Highway 25 segment designated as Captain Jeffrey Vollmer Memorial Highway

Representative Hornstein moved adoption of the Transportation Finance and Policy Division report on HF 1171. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Torkelson moved HF 1171 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Torkelson presented HF 1171 on the author Representative Jim Nash’s behalf.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion that HF 1171 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF 142 (Lesch) Counties required to provide pay differential to employees while mobilized in the United States military's reserve component.

Representative Ecklund moved adoption of the Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division report on HF 142. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Ecklund moved HF 142 be recommended to be referred to the Government Operations Committee.

Representative John Lesch presented HF 142 and took questions on the bill.

Representative Ecklund renewed his motion that HF 142 be recommended to be referred to the Government Operations Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Carlson provided some announcements regarding the next Ways and Means Committee meeting.

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


The following Ways and Means Committee Bills were referred by memo Thursday, March 7, 2019:

To the Division on Agriculture & Food Finance Policy:
HF 2123 (Kiel) Relating to agriculture; appropriating money for innovative agricultural production incentive programs.
HF 2134 (Erickson) Relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for a grant to EquipALife.
HF 2200 (Poppe) Relating to agriculture; establishing a budget for the Department of Agriculture, the Board of Animal Health, and the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute
HF 2202 (Lippert) Relating to agriculture; establishing the next generation Minnesota farmer program; requiring a report; appropriating money
HF 2237 (Fischer) Relating to agriculture; appropriating money for noxious weed control
HF 2248 (Vang) Relating to agriculture; modifying the definition of industrial hemp; establishing a voluntary hemp certification program

To the Division on Capital Investment:
HF 1336 (Hamilton) Appropriating money for either a new school or renovation and expansion of the existing school in Lamberton; authorizing the sale of bonds.
HF 1832 (Hamilton) Appropriating money for a new intermediate school and community education facility in Worthington; authorizing the sale of bonds
HF 2129 (Murphy) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rural Finance Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds

RECALLED from the Division on Education Finance:
HF 742 (Morrison) Children's and parent's mental health provisions modified, and money appropriated.

To the Division on Education Finance:
HF 1559 (Youakim) Relating to education; requiring paid orientation for paraprofessionals; appropriating money for paraprofessional training
HF 1566 (Kunesh-Podein) Relating to education; education finance; substance misuse prevention; providing a grant for substance misuse prevention instruction; requiring a report; appropriating money
HF 2107 (Wolgamott) Relating to education finance; appropriating money for United Way of Central Minnesota for Promise Neighborhood of Central Minnesota; requiring a report
HF 2110 (Lien) Relating to education finance; modifying the maximum amount of long-term facilities revenue for school districts that have adjusted their buildings' square footage
HF 2111 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Relating to education; appropriating money for a grant to Reach Out and Read Minnesota program.
HF 2115 (Christenson) Relating to education finance; increasing funding to area learning centers; appropriating money
HF 2131 (Pryor) Relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of special education aid; appropriating money
HF 2139 (Mariani) Relating to education finance; appropriating money for students in alternative programs.
HF 2155 (Moller) Relating to education finance; appropriating money for mental health training program grants.
HF 2201 (Her) Relating to education finance; appropriating money for a grant to the city of St. Paul to create college savings accounts at birth; requiring a report
HF 2207 (Davnie) Relating to education finance; providing funding for prekindergarten through grade 12 education including general education, education excellence, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, libraries, early childhood and family support, community education, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, and state agencies; appropriating money
HF 2210 (Poston) Relating to education finance; making technical changes to average daily membership definition; modifying extended time revenue formula
HF 2213 (Daniels) Relating to education finance; modifying the deposit of certain proceeds of rental income for the Minnesota State Academies
HF 2239 (Layman) Relating to education; appropriating money for dyslexia training for teachers; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A
HF 2240 (Lien) Relating to education finance; authorizing a pilot site for a cooperative career academy; requiring a report; appropriating money for a cooperative career academy school in Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds

To the Division on Energy & Climate Finance and Policy:
HF 1251 (Wagenius) University of Minnesota climate study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 2126 (Carlson, A.) Relating to energy; establishing a net zero emissions project; requiring a report; appropriating money.
HF 2211 (O’Neill) Relating to energy; capping the annual contributions made to the renewable development account by Xcel Energy; establishing a process for reporting and adjusting expenditures made from the account; amending the administrative procedures governing the grant process funded by the account
HF 2218 (Richardson) Relating to energy; requiring certain grantees to submit an annual diversity report; requiring utilities to submit an annual diversity report
HF 2233 (Long) Relating to electric vehicles; providing rebates to purchasers of electric vehicles; awarding grants to install a network of electric vehicle charging stations; appropriating money
HF 2269 (Mahoney) Relating to energy; amending a contract requiring approval by the Public Utilities Commission under the state's biomass mandate

To the Division on Environment & Natural Resources Finance:
HF 1885 (Morrison) Relating to natural resources; increasing watercraft surcharge; creating invasive species research account and dedicating receipts
HF 2108 (Ecklund) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for access roads and a public campground in Crane Lake for the Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2132 (Lee) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for trail connections and Mississippi River access in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2140 (Ecklund) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a multimodal trailhead center in Silver Bay; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2163 (Lillie) Relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2172 (Daniels) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northern Links Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2176 (Ecklund) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a campground at the Babbitt Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2209 (Hansen) Relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; modifying fees; creating accounts and providing for disposition of certain receipts; modifying public sale requirements for surplus state-owned land; modifying bough buyer provisions; modifying certain permit provisions; authorizing sales of certain surplus state land
HF 2238 (Fischer) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for aquatic invasive species grants.

To the Division on Greater MN Jobs & Economic Development Finance:
HF 2119 (Murphy) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant or a loan to the city of Two Harbors for a new wastewater treatment plant; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF 2158 (Quam) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater infrastructure in Oronoco; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2159 (Quam) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater infrastructure in Oronoco.

To the Division on Health & Human Services Finance:
HF 273 (Schultz) Relating to health care; modifying the definition of affordability for families with access to employer-subsidized insurance for purposes of MinnesotaCare eligibility
HF 742 (Morrison) Children's and parent's mental health provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF 1239 (Wagenius) Relating to health; directing the commissioner of health to test for contaminants in certain surface water used as drinking water; requiring identification and implementation of source water protection strategies; directing the commissioner of health to adopt health risk limits for certain substances; requiring reports; appropriating money
HF 2085 (Nornes) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money to acquire a building in Otter Tail County for use by the Department of Human Services; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2094 (Liebling) Relating to human services; modifying certain direct support services reimbursement rates.
HF 2114 (Moran) Relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant to Face to Face Health and Counseling Service.
HF 2153 (Schultz) Relating to human services; modifying the elderly waiver payment rates; requiring a report
HF 2165 (Cantrell) Relating to health; appropriating money for services to East African families with disabilities.
HF 2184 (Liebling) Relating to state government; establishing the health and human services budget; modifying provisions governing children and family services, operations, direct care and treatment, continuing care for older adults, disability services, chemical and mental health, uniform service standards, health care, opioids, health-related licensing boards, Department of Health programs, adult protection, and medical cannabis; establishing OneCare Buy-In; establishing consumer protections for residents of assisted living; requiring licensure of assisted living; establishing dementia care services; making changes to home care licensing; requiring reports; making technical changes; establishing controlled substance registration requirement and registration fee; establishing councils; establishing OneCare Buy-In reserve account; modifying penalties; providing for rulemaking; modifying and making fees; making forecast adjustments
HF 2244 (Klevorn) Relating to human services; modifying the definition of special assessments under medical assistance nursing facility value-based reimbursement
HF 2264 (Wazlawik) Relating to human services; establishing the retaining early educators through attaining incentives now grant program; requiring reports; appropriating money

To the Division on Higher Education Finance and Policy:
HF 2100 (Wolgamott) Relating to higher education; appropriating money for the spinal cord and traumatic brain injury research grant program

To the Division on Housing Finance:
HF 2135 (Vang) Relating to state government; appropriating money for housing infrastructure bonds for senior housing projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of bonds

To the Division on Jobs & Economic Development Finance:
HF 975 (Richardson) Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1115 (Lesch) Relating to family law; establishing a cooperative private divorce program; making conforming changes; appropriating money.
HF 2092 (Lislegard) Relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a preapprenticeship training pilot program; requiring a report
HF 2098 (Gunther) Relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Grocers Association Foundation for the Carts to Careers initiative.
HF 2105 (Lee) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an outdoor performance venue in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2106 (Lee) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an outdoor performance venue in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF 2120 (Noor) Relating to economic development; authorizing a grant to Hennepin County; appropriating money.
HF 2130 (Lislegard) Relating to economic development; appropriating money to the Initiative Foundation.
HF 2137 (Davnie) Relating to economic development; appropriating money for minority business development; requiring a report.
HF 2138 (Mahoney) Relating to economic development; appropriating money for competitive grants to minority business development assistance services; requiring reports
HF 2143 (Kresha) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the C.A. Weyerhaeuser Museum in Morrison County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2148 (Acomb) Relating to economic development; providing for a grant from the Minnesota Investment Fund.
HF 2151 (Gunther) Relating to economic development; requiring reports; appropriating money for entrepreneurial development.
HF 2162 (Huot) Relating to economic development; appropriating money for robotics team grants.
HF 2164 (Bierman) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to the Ames Arena in Lakeville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2180 (Sundin) Relating to unemployment insurance; modifying wage credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 268.085, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 268.085, subdivision 8.
HF 2208 (Mahoney) Relating to jobs; appropriating money for the Departments of Employment and Economic Development, Labor and Industry, Human Services, and Commerce; the Bureau of Mediation Services; Public Employment Relations Board; Housing Finance Agency; Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals; and Public Utilities Commission; making policy and technical changes; modifying fees; providing criminal and civil penalties; requiring reports
HF 2235 (Mahoney) Relating to economic development; modifying the required wage levels for projects funded by the Minnesota investment fund and the Minnesota job creation fund;

To the Division on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law:
HF 532 (Erickson) Relating to education; requiring background checks; expanding mandatory reporting;
HF 769 (Carlson, L.) Relating to labor; modifying Public Employment Relations Board data; appropriating money
HF 1744 (Masin) Relating to family law: establishing a family law mediation task force
HF 2083 (Considine) Relating to corrections; authorizing a jail to share certain inmate mental illness information with a local county social services agency; extending retention of certain criminal gang investigative data; reestablishing the ombudsman for corrections; establishing the powers and duties of the ombudsman; establishing guidelines for the use of administrative and disciplinary segregation in state correctional institutions; requiring a report; appropriating money
HF 2224 (Wolgamott) Relating to data practices; providing a presumption for an award of attorney fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.04, subdivision 4
HF 2227 (Koznick) Relating to civil actions; modifying survival actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 573.01.

To the Division on Legacy Finance:
HF 653 (Lillie) Relating to natural resources; appropriating money for regional parks and trails.
HF 809 (Lislegard) Relating to parks and trails; extending availability of grant to St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority.
HF 1134 (Fabian) Relating to environment; appropriating money for River Watch program
HF 2116 (Noor) Relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for Somali Museum of Minnesota.
HF 2146 (Kresha) Relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley.
HF 2149 (Gomez) Relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for May Day celebration
HF 2157 (Olson) Relating to arts and culture; appropriating money to Lake Superior Zoo
HF 2168 (Lillie) Relating to legacy; appropriating money from legacy funds

To the Division on Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy:
HF 2113 (Gomez) Relating to public safety; appropriating money for county probation services.
HF 2124 (Gunther) Relating to corrections; appropriating money for sentence to service grants
HF 2127 (Christenson) Relating to corrections; defining and exempting body scanners in correctional facilities and jails from certain Department of Health law; authorizing employees of a correctional facility to administer opiate antagonists; clarifying authority of Fugitive Apprehension Units to do general law enforcement; authorizing medical director of Department of Corrections to make health care decisions for certain inmates lacking decision-making capacity and placed in an outside facility on conditional medical release; amending Department of Corrections billing to counties for juvenile confinements
HF 2187 (Huot) Relating to public safety; providing enhanced penalties for assaulting a sports official;
HF 2205 (Johnson) Relating to public safety; requiring sex offenders to serve up to 20-year conditional release or probation terms; establishing intensive probation for certain sex offenders
HF 2236 (Stephenson) Relating to public safety; establishing a new burglary offense; modifying the requirements for predatory offender registration
HF 2254 (O’Neill) Relating to corrections; authorizing county probation officers to supervise adult felons
HF 2277 (Huot) Relating to public safety; prohibiting the abuse of products containing DFE and prohibiting the sale of those products to persons under the age of 21; requiring notice;

To the Division on State Government Finance:
HF 2087 (Nelson) Relating to the operation of state government; appropriating money for the legislature, the governor's office, state auditor, attorney general, secretary of state, certain agencies, boards, and councils; changing provisions for administrative law judge salaries, revolving loan fund, cemeteries, and MERF;
HF 2118 (Koegel) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the National Sports Center in Blaine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds

To the Division on Transportation Finance and Policy:
HF 660 (Sauke) Rochester International Airport runway improvements funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 2081 (Hansen) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain reimbursements to deputy registrars.
HF 2082 (Hansen) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for deputy registrar reimbursements.
HF 2109 (Haley) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a rail grade separation project in the city of Red Wing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF 2121 (Brand) Relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the local road improvement fund program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds
HF 2170 (Bernardy) Relating to transportation; appropriating money for the active transportation program.
HF 2174 (Wolgamott) Relating to transportation; redistributing the five percent highway user tax distribution fund set-aside; establishing a small cities road account and a large cities road account; appropriating money
HF 2192 (Yoaukim) Relating to transportation; allowing state funds to be used for light rail operating and capital maintenance costs
HF 2194 (Elkins) Relating to transportation; allocating motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue to Hennepin and Ramsey Counties
HF 2214 (Tabke) Relating to transportation; eliminating a sunset on requirements for certain regional allocation of motor vehicle sales tax revenue to replacement service providers

To the Division on Veterans & Military Affairs Finance and Policy:
HF 731 (Brand) Relating to disabled veterans; providing certain exemptions from taxes and fees on motor vehicles and watercraft for eligible veterans with a disability, including certain registration taxes, license plates and licensing fees, title fees, driver's license and identification card fees, and general sales taxes and motor vehicle sales taxes
HF 2086 (Ecklund) Relating to state government; establishing a budget for military affairs and veterans affairs.
HF 2144 (Kresha) Relating to state government; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley


The following Ways and Means Committee Bills were referred by memo Friday, March 8, 2019:

To the Division on Capital Investment:
HF 96 (Demuth) St. Joseph; Community Center project phase 1 funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 166 (Theis) St. Cloud; municipal athletic complex funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 184 (Olson) Duluth; seawall and surface improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 231 (Mahoney) St. Paul; Minnesota Humanities Center asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 238 (Davids) Chatfield Center for the Arts funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 274 (Fischer) Willernie; public infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 406 (Marquart) Becker County museum funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 598 (Hausman) St. Paul; International Institute of Minnesota renovation and expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 599 (Hausman) Hennepin County; Avivo regional career and employment center phase 1 renovation and expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 607 (Olson) Duluth; St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 777 (Lislegard) Virginia; regional public safety center and training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 806 (Her) St. Paul; playwrights center facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 816 (Mann) Lakeville; sanitary sewer lift station funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 817 (Mann) Lakeville; clean water infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 872 (Mariani) St. Paul YMCA facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 874 (Wazlawik) White Bear Lake; multiuse trail segments funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 935 (Bierman) Lakeville; environmental learning center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 936 (Sandstede) Hibbing; mine view grant project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 937 (Gomez) Minneapolis; American Indian Center expansion and renovation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 944 (Stephenson) Champlin; Mississippi Point Park improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1067 (Moran) St. Paul; Victoria Theater funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1070 (Miller) Chippewa County Lake Snoopy pedestrian and bike trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1071 (Morrison) Deephaven; bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1077 (Sundin) Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1106 (Jurgens) Hastings City Hall renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1160 (Gruenhagen) Plato; community center accessibility improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1313 (Mahoney) St. Paul; Minnesota China Friendship Garden funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1326 (Fischer) White Bear Lake; pedestrian and bike trail segments funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1333 (Sauke) Rochester Graham Park Regional Event Center renovation and expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1345 (Becker-Finn) Guidant John Rose Minnesota OVAL renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1350 (Mahoney) St. Paul East Side Freedom Library funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1366 (Torkelson) New Ulm; German Park Amphitheater funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1431 (Lee) Minneapolis; Baldwin Square project funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1451 (Klevorn) Plymouth; Creek Center renovation and expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1452 (Mekeland) Becker; business park funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1469 (Nornes) Fergus Falls; riverfront corridor development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1484 (Hausman) Hennepin County Children's Theater Company funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1596 (Olson) Duluth Lake Superior Zoo Main Building predesign and design funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1621 (Layman) Grand Rapids IRA Civic Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1625 (Dehn) Minneapolis; Central City Storm Tunnel expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1627 (Dehn) Minnesota Shubert Center for Dance and Music funding provided, 2014 appropriation cancelled, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1916 (Lislegard) School property rehabilitation grant program established, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

To the Division on Health & Human Services Finance:
HF 1225 (Schultz) Payment rate methodology for personal care assistance services established, commissioner of human services required to study methodology, providers required to submit workforce data, and reports required.
HF 1540 (Liebling) University of Minnesota pediatric resident mental health training program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated

To the Division on Jobs & Economic Development Finance:
HF 6 (Mahoney) Wage theft prohibited, wage payment modified, civil and criminal penalties increased, administrative review allowed, and money appropriated.
HF 2161 (Mahoney) Dual-training occupation competency grants expanded to include next generation technology, and money appropriated.

To the Division on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law:
HF 932 (Moller) Emergency contacts disclosure on driver's license applications authorized.
HF 2195 (Pryor) Early care and education program requirements governed including quality rating and improvement system, implementation outreach, universal identified requirements, and data practices evaluation; early care and education coordination task force established; technical changes made; and money appropriated.

To the Division on Public Safety & Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy:
HF 2241 (Mahoney) Worker Safety and Energy Security Act established, and criminal penalties provided.
HF 2250 (McDonald) Risk level III predatory offenders license plates required, and rulemaking authorized.





The meeting was adjourned at 10:51 A.M.





Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair




Megan Arriola,
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

HF679 (Morrison) Children's residential treatment payment provisions effective date amended HF 50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited HF 548 (Haley) Eisenhower Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi renamed Bridge of Valor HF1171 (Nash) Carver County Trunk Highway 25 segment designated as Captain Jeffrey Vollmer Memorial Highway HF142 (Lesch) Counties required to provide pay differential to employees while mobilized in the United States military's reserve component. Other bills may be added HF 593 (Edelson) Rotary International special license plate established has been removed from the agenda.

Bills Added:
  • HF50 (Hornstein) - Cell phone use prohibited by person operating a vehicle while vehicle is in motion or a part of traffic, and voice-activated hands-free mode exception provided.
  • HF548 (Haley) - Red Wing; Eisenhower Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi River renamed as Bridge of Valor.
  • HF1171 (Nash) - Carver County; Trunk Highway 25 segment designated as Captain Jeffrey Vollmer Memorial Highway.
  • HF679 (Morrison) - Children's residential treatment payment provisions effective date amended, and money appropriated.
  • HF142 (Lesch) - Counties required to provide pay differential to employees while mobilized in the United States military's reserve component.
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00:26 - HF50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited, with hands-free mode exception. 33:40 - HF679 (Morrison) Children's residential treatment payment provisions effective date amended. 37:37 - HF548 (Haley) Red Wing; Eisenhower Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi River renamed as Bridge of Valor. 54:15 - HF1171 (Nash) Carver County Trunk Highway 25 segment designated as Captain Jeffrey Vollmer Memorial Highway. 56:22 - HF142 (Lesch) Counties required to provide pay differential to employees while mobilized in the United States military's reserve component. Runs 1 hour, 5 minutes.