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Education Policy

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 12, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


EDUCATION POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
MINUTES


Representative Richardson, Chair of the Education Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:00 PM on March 12, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present:

RICHARDSON, Ruth, Chair
HASSAN, Hodan, Vice-Chair
ERICKSON, Sondra, Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
BERG, Kaela
BOE, Greg
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
FRAZIER, Cedrick
JORDAN, Sydney
KEELER, Heather
MOLLER, Kelly
MUELLER, Patricia
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean
WAZLAWIK, Ami


Rep. Urdahl moved that the minutes from March 10, 2021 be approved. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Chair Richardson moved that HF 1081 be re-referred to the Education Finance Committee.

Chair Richardson moved the DE1 amendment.

Chair Richardson moved that A19 amendment to the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Moller moved the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Moller moved the A9 amendment.

Rep. Moller moved to divide the A9 amendment as follows: part one before line 1.6, part two beginning at line 1.6.

Rep. Moller moved part one of the A9 amendment.

Rep. Moller withdrew part one of the A9 amendment.

Rep. Moller moved part two of the A9 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Edelson moved the A4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Frazier moved the A10 amendment.

Rep. Frazier requested a roll call vote.

Rep. Frazier renewed his motion to adopt the A10 amendment.

Members voting AYE:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Chair
HASSAN, Hodan, Vice-Chair
BERG, Kaela
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
FRAZIER, Cedrick
JORDAN, Sydney
KEELER, Heather
MOLLER, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members voting NAY:
ERICKSON, Sondra, Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
BOE, Greg
MUELLER, Patricia
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

Members excused/absent:
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve

On a vote of 11 AYES and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENTMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Frazier moved the A21-0082 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hassan moved the A17 amendment.

Rep. Hassan requested a roll call vote.

Members voting AYE:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Chair
HASSAN, Hodan, Vice-Chair
BERG, Kaela
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
FRAZIER, Cedrick
JORDAN, Sydney
KEELER, Heather
MOLLER, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members voting NAY:
ERICKSON, Sondra, Lead
BENNETT, Peggy
BOE, Greg
MUELLER, Patricia
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

Members excused/absent:
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve

On a vote of 11 AYES and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Erickson moved the DE3 amendment.

Chair Richardson instructed that there would be a roll call vote.

Members voting AYE:
ERICKSON, Sondra, Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
BENNETT, Peggy
BOE, Greg
MUELLER, Patricia
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

Members voting NAY:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Chair
HASSAN, Hodan, Vice-Chair
BERG, Kaela
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
FRAZIER, Cedrick
JORDAN, Sydney
KEELER, Heather
MOLLER, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami

On a vote of 8 AYES and 11 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Richardson renewed her motion to adopt DE1 as amended.

Rep. Scott requested a roll call vote.

Members voting AYE:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Chair
HASSAN, Hodan, Vice-Chair
BERG, Kaela
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
FRAZIER, Cedrick
JORDAN, Sydney
KEELER, Heather
MOLLER, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members voting NAY:
ERICKSON, Sondra, Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
BENNETT, Peggy
BOE, Greg
MUELLER, Patricia
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

On a vote of 11 AYES and 8 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Richardson renewed motion to re-refer HF 1081 as amended to the Education Finance committee.

Chair Richardson instructed that there would be a roll call vote.

Members voting AYE:
RICHARDSON, Ruth, Chair
HASSAN, Hodan, Vice-Chair
BERG, Kaela
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
EDELSON, Heather
FEIST, Sandra
FRAZIER, Cedrick
JORDAN, Sydney
KEELER, Heather
MOLLER, Kelly
WAZLAWIK, Ami

Members voting NAY:
ERICKSON, Sondra, Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
BENNETT, Peggy
BOE, Greg
MUELLER, Patricia
POSTON, John
SCOTT, Peggy
URDAHL, Dean

On a vote of 11 AYES and 8 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee was adjourned at 2:23 PM.
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1081 (Richardson) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 provisions modified including general education, education excellence, teachers, charter schools, special education, health, safety, nutrition, libraries, facilities, and state agencies; and report required.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:53 - HF1081 (Richardson) Omnibus Education Policy bill.


HF1081 (Richardson) - Commissioner of education reporting requirements clarified, and obsolete language removed. (The DE Amendment to this bill will be the Education Policy Omnibus Bill)

Amendments to HF 1081

*Public testimony on the Education Policy Omnibus Bill is being taken on 3/10/2021. No further public testimony will be taken on 3/12/2021.*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Public Viewing Information:
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