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THIRTY THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - April 06, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY THIRD MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY SECOND SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE
MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:31am on April 6, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
DAVNIE, Jim
SANDSTEDE, Julie
KRESHA, Ron
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DEMUTH, Lisa
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ERICKSON, Sondra
FEIST, Sandra
JORDAN, Sydney
MARQUART, Paul
MUELLER, Patricia
RICHARDSON, Ruth
THOMPSON, John
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Rep. Demuth moved that the minutes from March 25, 2021 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Vice-Chair Sandstede assumed the gavel at 10:35am.

HF 1065 (Davnie) HF 1065 is the House omnibus K12 finance and policy bill.

Chair Davnie informationally introduced the DE1 amendment to HF 1065.

House Research informationally walked through the DE1 amendment.

Testifiers:
Tim Strom, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department
Cristina Parra Herrara, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department
Emily Adriaens, Fiscal Analyst, House Research Department

The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:54am.


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Representative Jim Davnie, Chair

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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1065 (Davnie) - Omnibus education finance bill.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:53 - HF1065 (Davnie) Omnibus education finance bill.
- Walk-through of the delete-everything amendment.


HF 1065 (Davnie) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education funding provided; general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, community education, and state agency provisions modified; reports required; and money appropriated.

-The DE amendment for HF 1065, the Omnibus Education Finance bill, will be posted on Monday, April 5th.
-Walkthrough of the DE amendment and member discussion will take place on Tuesday, April 6th.
-Amendments are due to the Committee Administrator on Wednesday, April 7th at 2 pm.
-Public testimony will begin to be taken at the end of the hearing on Tuesday, April 6th if there's time. All of Wednesday's hearing will be devoted to public testimony & public testimony will conclude on Wednesday, April 7th. Instructions are below on how to sign up for public testimony.
-Formal committee action will be taken on Thursday, April 8th.
-If necessary the committee will meet Thursday afternoon to finish it's work.
*Bills may be added to the agenda

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• Testimony will be taken on a first come basis. If you wish to testify on this bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by 5pm, Tuesday April 6th to get instructions. Clearly indicate you'd like to testify on HF 1065 in the subject of your email. Each testifier will have 3 minutes.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and use that to submit your comments by 5pm Tuesday, April 6th to sarah.burt@house.mn

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Note: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Do not contact Jenny about the content of this meeting.