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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
The State’s Investment in Infrastructure This Century; Andrew Lee, Fiscal Analyst.
State Capital Investments That Have Significantly Impacted Committee Member Regions.

Attachments:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Introductions of Committee Members and Staff

III. Overview of Early Childhood Development

Megan Gunnar, PhD
University of Minnesota, Department Chair, Director of the Institute of Child Development

IV. Adjournment

Attachments:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Introduction of Members and Staff

Staff Presentations
Anna Scholin, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department
Ben Weeks, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department
Solveig Beckel, Fiscal Analyst, House Fiscal Department

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
1. Chair Comments

2. Introductions of Members and Staff

3. Presentation by Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans
3a. State Budget Forecast and implications for the Committee
3b. Effects of Federal Government Shutdown on State of Minnesota

4. Presentation by Matt Gehring and Helen Roberts.
Non-partisan Committee Staff will discuss the Committee's Chart of Accounts and the committee process

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Introduction of members, staff and stakeholders
II. Overview of agriculture budget and accounts by House staff


Note: Food and agriculture stakeholders and interested parties will be given an opportunity to introduce themselves and who they represent/area of interest. Depending on the number of people, please keep comments brief.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Member & staff introductions
II. Education overview - Minnesota Department of Education presentation

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 9:45 AM

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Part I: Climate science and climate change impacts for Minnesota
Dr. Mark Seeley – Emcee and Lead Presenter
Dr. Tracy Twine – How and what do we know, and what impacts can we predict in Minnesota
Dr. Peter Reich – How climate change and land use will impact the varying regions and biomes in Minnesota

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 9:45 AM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. Call to Order
II. Members and Staff Introductions
III. Committee Rules
IV. House Research, Presentation
V. Department of Administration, Presentation
VI. Adjournment

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Note: The Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement’s presentation that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 has been postponed. The presentation will now be heard on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The Office of Administrative Hearings’ presentation that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 has been postponed without a rescheduled date determined. On Friday, January 11, 2019, Chair Freiberg referred HF17 and HF14 to the Subcommittee on Elections.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:


1. Public Defenders—Departmental Overview
*Kevin Kajer- Chief Administrator Board of Public Defense
*Bill Ward- State Public Defender

2. Adjournment

Attachments:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Introductions
Committee rules
Update on expenditures by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in responding to the chronic wasting disease outbreak.

If you want to testify, please contact Peter Strohmeier at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn

Attachments:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Introduction of Committee Members and Staff
II. Committee Rules
III. House Research Overview

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
The Committee Will Not Meet

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Room 10, State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Introduction of Members and Staff

II. Rules and Procedures

III. Overview of Transportation Finance and Policy from House Research and Fiscal Staff

IV. Adjournment

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Introductions of Committee Members and Staff

III. Committee Rules

IV. Overview of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the World's Best Workforce

Stephanie Graff
Minnesota Department of Education, Director of Equity and Opportunity

Greg Keith
Minnesota Department of Education, Director of School Support

Kate Lynne Snyder
Minnesota Department of Education, Government Relations

V. Overview of Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB)

Alex Luizzi
PELSB, Executive Director

VI. Adjournment

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Jurisdictional Overview of HHS Policy Committee (Part I), Presented by House Research

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Introduction of Members & Staff

IV. Minnesota State presentation of vision, mission, and goals

V. University of Minnesota presentation of vision, mission, and goals

VI. Adjournment

If you want to testify, please contact Sean Herring at Sean.Herring@house.mn

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Introduction of Members and Staff

II. Review Committee Rules

III. Introduction of MN Dept. of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Herke