STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTY FIRST MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY SECOND SESSION
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30am on March 29, 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. Marquart moved that the minutes from March 24, 2022, be approved. Motion prevailed.
HF 1729 (Rep. Jordan) - School lunch and breakfast for all students provided, and money appropriated.
Rep. Jordan moved that HF 1729 be presented before the committee; be laid over for further consideration and possible inclusion in a future omnibus bill.
Rep. Jordan presented HF1729.
Rep. Jordan renewed the motion to lay over HF 1729 for possible inclusion or for further consideration at a later date.
HF 3265 (Rep. Howard) - School lead testing and remediation requirements modified, report required, and money appropriated.
Rep. Wolgamott moved that HF 3265 be presented before the committee; be referred to the Health Finance and Policy committee.
Chair Davnie moved that the A3 author’s amendment to HF 3265 be presented to and adopted by the committee. A voice vote was taken. Motion prevailed; the amendment was adopted.
Rep. Howard presented HF 3265, as amended.
Rep. Wolgamott renewed the motion that HF 3265, as amended, be referred to the Health Finance and Policy Committee. A roll call vote was taken. Motion prevailed.
Roll Call Vote Count (HF 3265); ‘aye’ – 16, ‘no’ – 1, ‘abstain’ – 0:
DAVNIE, Jim (aye)
SANDSTEDE, Julie (aye)
KRESHA, Ron (aye)
BENNETT, Peggy (aye)
DANIELS, Brian (aye)
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)
Vice-Chair Sandstede assumed the gavel.
HF 4039 (Rep. Davnie) - School trust land director duties and powers modified.
Chair Davnie moved that HF 4039 be presented before the committee; be laid over for further consideration and possible inclusion in a future omnibus bill.
Chair Davnie presented HF 4039.
Chair Davnie renewed the motion to lay over HF 4039 for possible inclusion or for further consideration at a later date.
Eric, Amber, Debra Brodeur and Will, Video testimony
Bukata Hayes, Vice President of Racial and Health Equity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN
Stacy Koppen, Nutrition Director, St. Paul Public Schools
Aaliyah Demry, Youth Leader, Appetite for Change
Dr. Gigi Chawla, Children's Minnesota Chief of General Pediatrics
Darcy Stueber, on behalf of the Minnesota School Nutrition Association
Adosh Unni, Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Education
Molly Codding MPH, Researcher, University of Minnesota
Steve Ring, Sierra Club North Star Chapter, Water and Wetlands Stewards
Shelby Graf, Medical Doctor, Pediatrician
Aaron Vande Linde, Director, Minnesota Office of School Trust Lands
The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:38am.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Wilson Lee, Committee Legislative Assistant