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Thursday, January 19, 2023

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Thursday, January 19, 2023
Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Children and Families Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: State Office Building Room 200
Agenda:
HF 150 (Pinto) Child care stabilization base grants modified, and money appropriated.

HF 456 (Pérez-Vega) Expansion of voluntary prekindergarten and school readiness plus program made permanent, and money appropriated.
Testifiers:
- Jason Sellars, Director of Community Education, District 191, Burnsville Eagan Savage School District
- Craig Anderson, Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at St. Paul Schools
- Stefanie Youngberg, the superintendent of the East Central School District

HF 13 (Keeler) Child care assistance rates modified.
Testifiers:
- Karen DeVos, Owner, Little Learners (Halstead and Ada, MN)
- Thea DeVos, Teacher, Little Learners
- Gospel Kordah, Childcare provider – South Metro Childcare Center


*Agenda items may be added

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Amendments: All amendments that are substantive must be given to the CA by 1:00PM on the day prior to the committee hearing. This deadline may be waived at the discretion of the Chair

Meeting Materials: Presenters or members of the public are encouraged to provide all materials to be offered in Committee to the CLA at least 24 hours in advance of the hearing. Distribution of such materials is subject to approval by the Chair; a copy will be kept by Committee staff. These materials should be in accessible (Optical Character Recognition) format for posting to the committee webpage; contact the Committee Administrator for more information about acceptable electronic formats.

Testimony: Bill authors must arrange their own testifiers and provide each testifier’s name, position title, and email address to the CA 24 hours in advance of the hearing. Written testimony is also encouraged and will be posted on the committee webpage prior to the meeting.



Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
1. HF 4 (Gomez) Noncompliant driver's license or Minnesota identification card requirements modified and related changes made, including on eligibility, proof of lawful presence, primary and secondary documentation, and data practices; technical changes made; and money appropriated.*
2. HF 100 (Stephenson) Cannabis; Office of Cannabis Management established; advisory councils established; use and sale reports required; possession and use by adults legalized and limited; licensing, inspection, and regulation of businesses provided; cannabis flower and cannabinoid product testing required; advertisement of flower, products, and businesses limited; cultivation in private residences provided; medical cannabis program regulating authority transferred; sale of adult-use cannabis taxed; grant and loan programs established; criminal penalties amended; expungement procedures established for individuals; labor standards established for use of cannabis by employees and testing of employees; edible cannabinoid product temporary regulation provided; marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols scheduling amended; data classified; miscellaneous cannabis-related changes and additions made; clarifying and technical changes made; and money appropriated.**
3. HF 6 (Stephenson) Price gouging prohibited, and penalties prescribed.

*for HF 4, committee discussion will be limited to the provisions within the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee. The relevant section of HF 4 is Article 2 (dealing with data).
**for HF 100, committee discussion, testimony and amendments will be limited to the provisions within the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee. The relevant provisions are as follows:
Article 1:
• Sec. 5 – Statewide monitoring system (particularly subdivision 2 – data submissions)
• Sec. 9 – Personal adult use (particularly subdivision 9 – civil penalties)
• Sec. 17 – Inspection and penalties (particularly subdivision 5 – civil penalties; subdivision 6 – nonpublic data)
• Sec. 28 – Cannabis wholesaler operations (particularly subdivision 5, par. (e) – civil liability)
• Sec. 48 – Duties of the Div. of Med. Can.; registry program (particularly subdivision 3 – data on research)
• Sec. 49 – Duties of health care practitioners; registry program (particularly subdivision 1 – Tennesen warning; subdivision 4 – data)
• Sec. 51 – Protections for registry program participants (particularly subdivision 2 – civil protections; subdivision 4 – action for damages)
• Sec. 53 – Data practices
• Sec. 65 – Lawful activities
• Sec. 66 – Civil liability
Article 4
• Sec. 13 – Controlled substances (forfeiture)
• Sec. 14 – Property subject to administrative forfeiture
• Sec. 15 – Controlled substances (forfeiture)
Article 5 - Expungement
• Particularly sections 5, 7, 8, and 10
Article 6
• Sec. 3 – Cannabis business data
• Sec. 4 – Cannabis Expungement Board records
Article 7
• Sec. 2 – Remedies available (permits civil penalties)
• Sec. 3 – Sale of certain cannabinoid products (particularly subdivision 6 – permits civil penalties)
Article 9
• Subdivision 18 – Supreme Court (appropriation)


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Bills Added

Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 8:30 AM

State and Local Government Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Ginny Klevorn
Location: SOB 10
Agenda:
H.F. 19 (Olson) Earned sick and safe time provided, report required, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
H.F. 194 (Jordan) Minneapolis; state fire museum designated.
H.F. 198 (Koegel) Open meeting participation conditions amended from a nonpublic location.

HANDOUTS: Handouts MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT and emailed to the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing. If you are bringing hard copies, bring 40 copies. Note: submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record. It may be posted to the committee webpage if received by deadline.
TESTIFYING: Testimony is limited. The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing.
DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State and Local Government Finance and Policy webpage.
ACCESSIBILITY: To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

*Agenda items (including bills) may be added or removed, and/or order may change.


Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Capitol Room 120
Agenda:
HF235 (Keeler) Indian employment preference for members of federally recognized Tribes on projects near Indian reservations provided.

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Presentation


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Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 10:10 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: SOB Basement
Agenda:
1. Welcome and Call to Order
2. Approval of the Minutes – Tuesday, January 17, 2023
3. Calendar for the Day – Monday, January 23, 2023
4. Resolution 2023-R11, Approval of 23-24 Committee Budgets (Barb Juelich, Controller)
5. Adjournment

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Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from January 18th, 2023
Student Voices Day

Agenda items may be added or changed

Notes:
To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn.gov or 651-296-5524.

No public testimony will be taken at this hearing as no bills are being heard.

Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: State Office Building - Room 5
Agenda:
HF289 (Olson): Grant program modified to support pregnant people in carrying their pregnancies to term and new parents caring for babies after birth.

HF279 (Her): Dentistry mailing list service fee added, and corrections made to dentistry licensing requirements.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: If you would like to submit written testimony or sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator at Josh.Sande@house.mn.gov. Testifiers must contact the Committee Administrator by 5pm the day prior to the hearing in order to sign up to testify in person. In person testimony may be limited as time allows, and written testimony is encouraged.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

Bills Added

Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

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Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Public Safety Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Kelly Moller
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 28 (Frazier) Right to vote restored to individuals convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense.

HF 25 (Frazier) Violent crime investigation team account established to fund violent crime investigation teams throughout the state, crime and violence prevention grants established, evidence-processing technology and crisis response teams grant established, force investigations unit supplemental funding provided, special revenue accounts established, report required, money transferred, and money appropriated.

*Testimony is limited. The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator by 10:30 am the day before the hearing (Jan. 18).

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

Bills Added

Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Samantha Vang
Location: Capitol Room 120
Agenda:
Overview of the Rural Finance Authority.
H.F. 103 (Burkel) Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
H.F. 463 (Vang) Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

HANDOUTS: Handouts MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT and emailed to the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing. If you are bringing hard copies, bring 40 copies. Note: submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record. It may be posted to the committee webpage if received by deadline.
TESTIFYING: Testimony is limited. The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing.
DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Agriculture Finance and Policy webpage.
ACCESSIBILITY: To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

*Agenda items (including bills) may be added or removed, and/or order may change.


Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Human Services Finance

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: State Office Building - Room 200
Agenda:
I. Presentation from the Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness.*

II. HF444 (Keeler) - Homeless Youth Act modified, and money appropriated.

III. HF135 (Feist) - Hennepin County; persons experiencing homelessness funding provided, and money appropriated.*

*Agenda item added. Agenda items may be added or removed.

HANDOUTS: All handouts must be provided electronically to the Committee Administrator and Committee Legislative Assistant at least 12 hours prior to the start of a committee meeting. Handouts should be in accessible (Optical Character Recognition) format for posting to the committee webpage. Contact the Committee Administrator at sean.herring@house.mn.gov to submit handouts or for more information about acceptable electronic formats.

TESTIFYING: In-person public testimony will be taken as time allows. Testifiers must contact the Committee Administrator at sean.herring@house.mn.gov by 5pm the day prior to the hearing in order to sign up to testify. Written testimony is encouraged and will be posted on the committee webpage.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Human Services Finance webpage.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

Attachments:

Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Labor and Industry Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 70 (Hansen) Agricultural and food processing worker fair labor standard provisions modified.
Bernie Hesse, UFCW 1189
Diana Tastad-Damer, UFCW 1189
Jessica Grosz, Director of Labor Standards and Apprenticeship, Department of Labor and Industry

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese and travis.reese@house.mn.gov

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.

Attachments:

Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Room 5, State Office Building
Agenda:
Tax Incidence Study Overview

Agenda items may be added to the agenda. There will be no public testimony taken at this hearing. Please note: submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record. It may be posted to the committee webpage if received by deadline.

To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator.



Thursday, January 19, 2023 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION