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SEVENTEENTH MEETING - Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 9:02 am on March 18th, 2019 in Room 10 in the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
FRANSON, Mary
WEST, Nolan

A quorum was not present.

Representative Heintzeman read a statement regarding the Division meeting on March 14th, 2019.

A quorum was present at 9:03 am.

HF1685 (Wazlawik) – Child care substitute providing care time increased.

Representative Wazlawik moved that HF1685 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report.

Representative Wazlawik moved that the H1685DE1 amendment be added to HF1685. The motion prevailed.

Representative Wazlawik presented HF1685, as amended.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, Minnesota Association of Child Care Professionals (MACCP)
Kim Leipold, Association of Minnesota Family Child Care Licensures (AMFCCL)
Chris Zempel, Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Representative Wazlawik renewed her motion that HF1685, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report. The bill was laid over.

HF1924 (Pryor) – Family child care emergency preparedness plan requirements modified.

Representative Pryor moved that HF1924 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Representative Pryor moved that the H1924A1 amendment be added to HF1924. The motion prevailed.

Representative Pryor presented HF1924, as amended.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Chris Zempel, DHS

Representative Pryor renewed her motion that HF1924, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report. The bill was laid over.

HF1925 (Pryor) – Department of Human Services licensing provisions modified.

Representative Pryor moved that HF1925 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report.

Representative Pryor presented HF1925.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL

Representative Pryor renewed her motion that HF1925 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report. The bill was laid over.

HF1926 (Pryor) – Child care; individuals exempted from training and background studies

Representative Pryor moved that HF1926 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report.

Representative Pryor moved that the H1926DE1 amendment be added to HF1926. The motion prevailed.

Representative Pryor presented HF1926, as amended.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL

Representative Pryor renewed her motion that HF1926, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report. The bill was laid over.

HF2047 (Pryor) – County licensors required to seek clarification from Department of Human Services before correction order issuance.

Representative Pryor moved that HF2047 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report.

Representative Pryor presented HF2047.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL

Representative Pryor renewed her motion that HF2047 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report. The bill was laid over.

HF2048 (Pryor) – Child care training timelines clarified and extended.

Rep Pryor moved that HF2048 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report.

Representative Pryor moved that the H2048DE1 amendment be added to HF2048. The motion prevailed.

Representative Pryor presented HF2048, as amended.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL
Lisa Thompson, Family Child Care Provider

Representative Pryor renewed her motion that HF2048, as amended be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report. The bill was laid over.

HF2049 (Pryor) – Child care training requirements clarified.

Representative Pryor moved that HF2049 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report.

Representative Pryor moved that the H2049DE1 amendment be added to HF2049.

Representative Pryor presented HF2049, as amended.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, MACCP
Kim Leipold, AMFCCL

Representative Pryor renewed her motion that HF2049, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in an Early Childhood Division Report. The bill was laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:17 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. HF1685 (Wazlawik) - Child care substitute providing care time increased. IV. HF1924 (Pryor) - Family child care emergency preparedness plan requirements modified. V. HF1925 (Pryor) - Department of Human Services licensing provisions modified. VI. HF1926 (Pryor) - Child care; individuals exempted from training and background studies. VII. HF2047 (Pryor) - County licensors required to seek clarification from Department of Human Services before correction order issuance. VIII. HF2048 (Pryor) - Child care training timelines clarified and extended. IX. HF2049 (Pryor) - Child care training requirements clarified. X. Adjournment

Bills Added:
  • HF1685 (Wazlawik) - Child care substitute providing care time increased.
  • HF1924 (Pryor) - Family child care emergency preparedness plan requirements modified.
  • HF1925 (Pryor) - Department of Human Services licensing provisions modified.
  • HF1926 (Pryor) - Child care; individuals exempted from training and background studies.
  • HF2047 (Pryor) - County licensors required to seek clarification from Department of Human Services before correction order issuance.
  • HF2048 (Pryor) - Child care training timelines clarified and extended.
  • HF2049 (Pryor) - Child care training requirements clarified.
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00:48 - Division discussion of last week's motion that the House Ways and Means Committee issue a subpoena to Carolyn Ham, Department of Human Services, to appear before the Committee to answer questions regarding Child Care Assistance Fraud. 07:07 - HF1685 (Wazlawik) Child care substitute providing care time increased. 16:29 - HF1924 (Pryor) Family child care emergency preparedness plan requirements modified. 24:42 - HF1925 (Pryor) Department of Human Services licensing provisions modified. 36:20 - HF1926 (Pryor) Child care; individuals exempted from training and background studies. 47:42 - HF2047 (Pryor) County licensors required to seek clarification from Department of Human Services before correction order issuance. 54:47 - HF2048 (Pryor) Child care training timelines clarified and extended. 1:05:25 - HF2049 (Pryor) Child care training requirements clarified. Runs 1 hour, 16 minutes.