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Higher Education Finance and Policy

TWELFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 17, 2021

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


HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
COMMITTEE MINUTES


Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance and Policy Division, called the virtual committee meeting to order at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 17, 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.

Members Present:
BERNARDY, Connie
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
O’NEILL, Marion
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ERICKSON, Sondra
HANSON, Jessica
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
HOWARD, Michael
KEELER, Heather
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
MECKELAND, Shane
NOOR, Mohamud
SANDELL, Steve
SANDSTEDE, Julie
THOMPSON, John

Members Excused:
DANIELS, Brian
KRESHA, Ron

A quorum was present.

Representative Howard moved to approve the minutes from February 16, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Office of Higher Education presented Governor Walz’s budget recommendations.


Presenters:
Dennis Olson, Commissioner of the Office of Higher Education
Nekey Oliver, Grants and Government Relations Manager

Public Testimony:
Matthew Roderick, Executive Director, Unite 2 Fight Paralysis

The meeting adjourned at 4:17 PM.




Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair


Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant
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03:26 - Governor's budget recommendations: Office of Higher Education.


I. Office of Higher Education presentation of Governor's Budget Recommendations

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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

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. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm