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Early Childhood Finance and Policy

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - April 08, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Dave Pinto, Chair of the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy, called the remote meeting to order at 6:00 PM on April 8, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll call.

Members present:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
PRYOR, Laurie, Vice Chair
FRANSON, Mary, Minority Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
BOLDON, Liz
DANIELS, Brian
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMUTH, Lisa
JURGENS, Tony
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
MORRISON, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Pryor moved that the minutes from April 6, 2021 meeting be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice Chair Pryor moved that the minutes from April 7, 2021 meeting be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Pinto took HF 2230 off the table.

Chair Pinto handed the gavel to Vice Chair Pryor at 6:33PM.

Chair Pinto moved the DE1 amendment before the committee.

Chair Pinto offered the A3 amendment be added to the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Pinto offered the A8 amendment be added to the DE1 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Kotyza-Witthuhn offered the A11 amendment be added to the DE1 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Demuth offered the A4 amendment be added to the DE1 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Demuth offered the A5 amendment be added to the DE1 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Franson offered the A10 amendment be added to the DE1 amendment, as amended.

The committee legislative assistant noted the roll:

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary, Minority Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DEMUTH, Lisa
JURGENS, Tony

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
PRYOR, Laurie, Vice Chair
BOLDON, Liz
DAVNIE, Jim
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
MORRISON, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

There being 5 ayes and 8 nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Daniels offered the A7 amendment be added to the DE1 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT AMENDED.

Vice Chair Pryor offered DE1, as amended, before the committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Pryor moved that the DE1 amendment, as amended, be adopted to HF 2230. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Pinto moved that HF 2230, as amended, be referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

The committee legislative assistant noted the roll:

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary, Minority Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DEMUTH, Lisa
JURGENS, Tony

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
PRYOR, Laurie, Vice Chair
BOLDON, Liz
DAVNIE, Jim
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
MORRISON, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

There being 8 ayes and 5 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF 2230, AS AMENDED, WAS REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.

Vice Chair Pryor handed the gavel to Chair Pinto at 7:01 PM.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:03 PM.




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Representative Dave Pinto, Chair


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Shenika Chambers, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2230 (Pinto) - Child care assistance, child care licensing, health and human services policies, and early education program changes made; reports required; and money appropriated.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:21 - HF2230 (Pinto) Early childhood finance bill.
- Bill mark-up.
- Vote on bill.


House File 2230 (Pinto): Early learning program changes made, and money appropriated. *DE1 amendment posted

Public testimony for the DE1 amendment for HF2230 will be heard on April 7th. No further public testimony will be taken at this hearing.

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


Notes:
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.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 to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.