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THIRTEENTH MEETING - Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Pinto, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:04 am on March 5th, 2019 in Capitol Room 120.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie, Vice-Chair
FRANSON, Mary
BAHNER, Kristin
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members excused:
WEST, Nolan

A quorum was present.

Representative Morrison moved to approve the minutes from February 19th. The motion prevailed.

Representative Bahner moved that to approve the minutes from February 28th. The motion prevailed.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn moved to approve the minutes from the Jobs and Economic Finance Division and Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division Meeting on March 1st. The motion prevailed.

HF1841 (Olson) – Childcare program drinking water requirements modified.

Representative Pryor moved HF1841 before the committee.

Representative Liz Olson presented HF1841.

Testifiers:
Chelsa Nelson-Preble, Advocate
Elizabeth Bangert, Here We Grow

Chair Pinto laid over HF1841 for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division report

HF740 (Quam) – Child care licensing requirements modified.

Representative Heintzeman moved HF740 in front of the committee.
Representative Duane Quam presented HF740.

Testifiers:
Barb Kyllo, FCCI Advocacy
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL

Chair Pinto laid over HF740 for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division report.

HF1684 (Wazlawik) – Commissioner of human services child care licensing and background study record requirements streamline directed.

Representative Wazlawik moved HF1684 before the committee.

Representative Wazlawik presented HF1684.

Testifiers:
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Elizabeth Bangert, Here We Grow

Chair Pinto laid over HF1684 for possible inclusion in an Early Child Division Report.

HF1665 (Demuth) – Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers created, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

Representative Demuth moved HF1665 in front of the committee.

Representative Demuth moved the H1665A1 amendment be added to HF1665. The motion prevailed.

Representative Demuth presented HF1665, as amended.

Testifiers:
Cyndi Cunningham, MCCPIN
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL
Elizabeth Bangert, Here We Grow

Rep Demuth moved that HF1665, as amended, be re-referred to Health and Human Services Finance with the recommendation that it be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. The motion prevailed.

Representative Pryor assumed the gavel at 8:59 am.

HF1801 (Pinto) – Revisor of statutes recodifying of day care facilities’ rules and statues instructed.
Representative Pinto moved HF1801 before the committee.

Representative Pinto moved that the H1801DE1 amendment be added to HF1801. The motion prevailed.

Representative Pinto presented HF1801, as amended.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, Public Policy Directors
Elizabeth Bangert, Here We Grow
Cyndi Cunningham, MCCPIN

Chair Pryor laid over HF1801, as amended, for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:19 am.




Representative Dave Pinto, Chair




Polly Cerkvenik, Committee Legislative
Assistant


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Agenda:

I. Call to Order II. Approval of Meeting Minutes III. HF1841 (Olson) - Child care program drinking water requirements modified. IV. HF740 (Quam) - Child care licensing requirements modified. V. HF1684 (Wazlawik) - Commissioner of human services child care licensing and background study record requirements streamline directed. VI. (Pending Referral) HF1665 (Demuth) - Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers created, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated. VII. HF1801 (Pinto) - Revisor of statutes recodifying of day care facilities' rules and statues instructed. VIII. HF1685 (Wazlawik) - Child care substitute providing care time increased. IX. Adjournment

Bills Added:
  • HF1841 (Olson) - Child care program drinking water requirements modified.
  • HF740 (Quam) - Child care licensing requirements modified.
  • HF1684 (Wazlawik) - Commissioner of human services child care licensing and background study record requirements streamline directed.
  • HF1665 (Demuth) - Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers created, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1801 (Pinto) - Child care, children and family services, licensing, and program integrity various policy and finance governing provisions modified; and appropriations made.
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