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Higher Education Finance and Policy

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 24, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH 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 24, 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
DANIELS, Brian
ERICKSON, Sondra
HANSON, Jessica
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
HOWARD, Michael
KEELER, Heather
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
KRESHA, Ron
MASIN, Sandra
MECKELAND, Shane
NOOR, Mohamud
SANDELL, Steve
SANDSTEDE, Julie
THOMPSON, John

A quorum was present.

Representative Noor moved to approve the minutes from February 23, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Office of Higher Education presented a walk through of the OHE Policy Bill.

Testifiers:
Nekey Oliver, OHE Grants and Government Relations Manager
OHE staff available for questions:
Meredith Fergus
Betsy Talbot
Megan FitzGibbon
Marylyn Kosir
Thomas Sanford

The meeting adjourned at 4:00 PM.




Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair


Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1181 (Bernardy) - Higher education policy changes made, including student access restrictions to transcripts, grant and loan program modifications, school accountability provisions, and college savings plants.
House TV Video:
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5:01 HF1181 (Bernardy) Higher education policy changes made, including student access restrictions to transcripts, grant and loan program modifications, school accountability provisions, and college savings plans.


Meeting Agenda:

* This will be an informational hearing and no formal action will be taken.

I. HF 1181 (Bernardy) - Higher education policy changes made, including student access restrictions to transcripts, grant and loan program modifications, school accountability provisions, and college savings plants.

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