STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY EIGHTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY SECOND SESSION
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:31am on March 22, 2022, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcasted via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Rep. Bennett moved that the minutes from March 17, 2022, be approved. Motion prevailed.
HF 2742 (Rep. Berg) – Public school enrollment limits extended.
Rep. Jordan moved that HF 2742 be presented before the committee; be laid over for further consideration and possible inclusion in a future omnibus bill.
Rep. Berg presented HF 2742.
Rep. Jordan renewed the motion to lay over HF 2742 for possible inclusion or for further consideration at a later date.
HF 2031 (Rep. Huot) – Emergency Medical Services (EMS) course grant funding.
Rep. Richardson moved that HF 2031 be presented before the committee; be referred to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.
Chair Davnie moved that the A1 author’s amendment to HF 2031 be presented to and adopted by the committee. A voice vote was taken. Motion prevailed; the amendment was adopted.
Rep. Huot presented HF 2031, as amended.
Rep. Richardson renewed the motion that HF 2031, as amended, be referred to the Health Finance and Policy Committee. A roll call vote was taken. Motion prevailed.
Roll Call Vote Count (HF 2031); ‘aye’ – 15, ‘no’ – 1, ‘absent’ – 1:
DAVNIE, Jim (aye)
SANDSTEDE, Julie (aye)
KRESHA, Ron (aye)
BENNETT, Peggy (aye)
DANIELS, Brian (absent)
DEMUTH, Lisa (aye)
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve (no)
ERICKSON, Sondra (aye)
FEIST, Sandra (aye)
JORDAN, Sydney (aye)
MARQUART, Paul (aye)
MUELLER, Patricia (aye)
RICHARDSON, Ruth (aye)
THOMPSON, John (aye)
WOLGAMOTT, Dan (aye)
XIONG, Tou (aye)
YOUAKIM, Cheryl (aye)
HF 3891 (Rep. Feist) – Legislative working group established to examine methods for identifying student eligibility for compensatory revenue.
Rep. Feist moved that HF 3891 be presented before the committee; be laid over for further consideration and possible inclusion in a future omnibus bill.
Rep. Feist presented HF 3891.
Rep. Feist renewed the motion to lay over HF 3891 for possible inclusion or for further consideration at a later date.
Wendy Smith, Director of Volunteers of America High School, Minneapolis
Bradley Jensen, President, Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs (MAAP)
Eric Cameron, Teacher, Roseville
Nate Christen, Teacher, PYC Arts & Technology High School
Josh Fischer, Vice President/Director, Stevens County Ambulance – EMS Education
Leigh Anderson, Teacher, District #196
Leah Gardner, Policy Director, Hunger Solutions
Renee Corneille PhD, Superintendent, St. Anthony/New Brighton School District
Emily Gutierrez PhD, Research Associate, Urban Institute
The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:49am.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Wilson Lee, Committee Legislative Assistant