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SIXTEENTH MEETING - Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:39 P.M. on March 12, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
DANIELS, Brian
FRANSON, Mary
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LAYMAN, Sandy
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
LUCERO, Eric
POPPE, Jeanne
RUNBECK, Linda
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

Excused absent:
QUAM, Duane
XIONG, Tou

Representative Vang moved to approve the minutes from March 6, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 1957 (Richardson) Higher education data provisions modified.

Representative Bernardy moved HF 1957 be referred to Judiciary and Civil Law.

Representative Bernardy moved the author’s amendment labeled H1957A1 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Testifying:
-Tricia Grimes - Legislative Liaison, Office of Higher Education

Representative Bernardy renewed her motion to refer HF 1957, as amended, to Judiciary and Civil Law. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 2054 (Vang) Higher education policy provisions modified.

Representative Vang moved HF 2054 laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Vang moved the author’s amendment labeled A19-0136 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Representative Bernardy moved the second author’s amendment H2054A1 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Testifying:
-Tricia Grimes – Legislative Liaison, Office of Higher Education
-Betsey Talbot – Manager, Private Institution Registration and Licensing

Representative Vang withdrew her motion to lay HF 2054 over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Vang moved to send HF 2054, as amended, to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Vice-Chair Pryor assumed the gavel.

HF 2100 (Wolgamott) Spinal cord and traumatic brain injury research program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Wolgamott moved HF 2100 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifying:
-Isobel Scarbric – Director of the Neurological Rehabilitation Program, Mayo Clinic
-Lynn Wolf – EStand Clinical Trial Participant
-Shivani Venkatesh – Research Assistant, Hennepin Healthcare
-Rob Wudlick – GUSU2Cure Paralysis and MN SCI & TBI Research Grant Program Council Member
-Eric Mielke – Citizen Advocate with MN Brain Injury Alliance
-Tricia Grimes – Legislative Liaison, Office of Higher Education
-Alaina DeSalvo – Competitive Grant Manager, Office of Higher Education

Representative Wolgamott renewed the motion HF 2100 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 1779 (Poppe) University of Minnesota agricultural research and extension funding provided, and money appropriated.
Representative Poppe moved HF 1779 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifying:
-Bruce Kleven – MN Wheat Growers Association

Representative Popped renewed her motion HF 1779 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 1951 (Bernardy) Campus sexual assault policies affirmative consent standards required.

Representative Bernardy moved HF 1951 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Representative Bernardy moved the author’s amendment H1951A1 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Testifying:
-Avonna Starck – Advocate
-Chris Hallman – MN State Director for Student Aide

Representative Bernardy renewed her motion HF 1951, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

The meeting adjourned at 4:22 P.M.



_____________________________________________
Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair


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Adeline Miller, Committee Legislative Assistant


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Agenda:

I. HF1779 - Poppe: University of Minnesota agricultural research and extension funding provided, and money appropriated. II. HF2100 - Wolgamott: Spinal cord and traumatic brain injury research grant program funding provided, and money appropriated. III. HF1957 - Richardson: Higher education data provisions modified. IV. HF2054 - Vang: Higher education policy provisions modified. V. HF1951 - Bernardy: Campus sexual assault policies affirmative consent standards required. *Bills may be added to the agenda and order may change.* If you wish to testify, please contact Sean Herring at sean.herring@house.mn.

Bills Added:
  • HF2054 (Vang) - Higher education policy provisions modified.
  • HF1957 (Richardson) - Higher education data provisions modified.
  • HF1951 (Bernardy) - Campus sexual assault policies affirmative consent standards required.
  • HF1779 (Poppe) - University of Minnesota agricultural research and extension funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2100 (Wolgamott) - Spinal cord and traumatic brain injury research grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
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01:00 - HF1957 (Richardson) Higher education data provisions modified. 04:32 - HF2054 (Vang) Higher education policy provisions modified. 23:07 - HF2100 (Wolgamott) Spinal cord and traumatic brain injury research grant program funding provided, and money appropriated. 54:20 - HF1779 (Poppe) University of Minnesota agricultural research and extension funding provided, and money appropriated. 1:11:34 - HF1951 (Bernardy) Campus sexual assault policies affirmative consent standards required. Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.