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FIFTEENTH MEETING - Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH 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 2:33 P.M. on March 6, 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
QUAM, Duane
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou

HF 1540 (Liebling): University of Minnesota pediatric resident mental health training program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Bernardy moved HF 1540 be referred to Ways & Means.

Testifying:
-Dr. Emily Borman-Shoap – University of Minnesota
-Dr. Catie Steingraeber – University of Minnesota

Representative Bernardy renewed her motion HF 1540 be referred to Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Representative Vang moved to approve the minutes from March 5, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 684 (Mann): Relating to health; requesting the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to establish an advisory council on rare diseases; appropriating money.

Representative Lien moved HF 684 be referred to Ways & Means.

Testifying:
-Erica Barnes – Rare Disease Advisory Council

Representative Bernardy moved author’s amendment H0684A1 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Representative Lien renewed his motion to refer HF 684 as amended to Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 977 (Vang): Low-income students college admission and graduation programs funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Representative Vang moved HF 977 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifying:
-Kumar Balasubrahmanyan – College Possible
-Sara Dzuik – College Possible
-Vincent Henry Jr. – College Possible

Representative Vang renewed her motion HF 977 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 1201 (Nornes): Aviation degree loan forgiveness provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Nornes moved HF 1201 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

Testifying:
-Gordon Hoff – Minnesota Business Aviation Association
-Daniel Fanning – Lake Superior College

Representative Nornes renewed his motion HF 1201 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVIALS.

The meeting adjourned at 3:46 P.M.



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Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair


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Adeline Miller, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

HF 0684 - Rep. Alice Mann: Relating to health; requesting the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to establish an advisory council on rare diseases; appropriating money HF 0977 - Rep. Samantha Vang: Low-income students college admission and graduation programs funding provided, report required, and money appropriated. HF 1201 - Rep. Bud Nornes: Aviation degree loan forgiveness provisions modified, and money appropriated. HF 1540 - Rep. Tina Liebling: University of Minnesota pediatric resident mental health training program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Bills Added:
  • HF684 (Mann) - University of Minnesota Board of Regents requested to establish advisory council on rare diseases, and money appropriated.
  • HF1540 (Liebling) - University of Minnesota pediatric resident mental health training program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1201 (Nornes) - Aviation degree loan forgiveness provisions modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF977 (Vang) - Low-income student college admission and graduation programs funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
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