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Higher Education Finance and Policy

SIXTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 03, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH 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, March 3, 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 Sandstede moved to approve the minutes from March 2, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1536 (Wolgamott) Z-Degree program modified, and money appropriated.

Chair Bernardy moved that HF 1536 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Vice Chair Christensen assumed the gavel at 3:08 PM.

Representative Wolgamott presented HF 1536 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Kim Lynch, Senior System Director of Educational Innovations, Minnesota State
Bobby Bothmann: Metadata & Emerging Technologies Librarian, MSU Mankato
Dr. Carrie Miller: Instructional Design Academic Technology Services, MSU Mankato
Maran Wolston: Professor, Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Chair Christensen renewed the motion that House File 1536 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Higher Education Finance Omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1283 (Koegel) Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Christensen moved that HF 1283 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Representative Koegel presented HF 1283 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Dr. Sheila Specker: Addiction Psychiatrist and Program Director, Addiction Medicine Fellowship
Tara Erickson

Chair Christensen renewed the motion that HF 1283 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 4:12 PM.




Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1283 (Koegel) - Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1536 (Wolgamott) - Z-Degree program modified, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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03:13 - HF1283 (Koegel) Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated.
43:22 - HF1536 (Wolgamott) Z-Degree program modified, and money appropriated.


I. HF1283 (Koegel) - Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated.

II. HF1536 (Wolgamott) - Z-Degree program modified, and money appropriated.

*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