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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
1.) Continuation of Reports from January 15th and 17th meetings

The public is invited to report (up to 5 minutes) on a 19th or 20th century state funded bonding project in your region that inspired you, or in some way changed the lives or culture of the people who lived, live or made others want to come to the area to settle, visit, recreate, work or, in general, just have a better life.

Please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or 651-296-4122 to sign up to testify.

2.) What is State Bonding? An Explanation of the Different Types of Bonding
• Deborah Dyson, House Researcher
• Andrew Lee, Fiscal Analyst

Attachments:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
NO MEETING

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Overview of the Department of Labor and Industry
Kristin Batson, Acting Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Chris Leifeld, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

Overview of the Bureau of Mediation Services
Commissioner Janet L. Johnson


Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. Approval of Minutes for the January 17th Hearing

II. Overview for the Legislative Auditor's Office

III. Overview for the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board

IV. Overview for the State Board of Investments

V. Adjourn

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Conformity Overview by House Research and Fiscal Analysis Staff

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Dairy economics 101 and overview of the impact of the federal 2018 Farm Bill on dairy industry
-Presentation by Lucas Sjostrom, Minnesota Milk Producers

Attachments:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:45 AM

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Reports: Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Minnesota and the Air We Breathe
Todd Biewen, Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division Director
Frank Kohlasch, Air Policy/Quality Manager
Jessica Burdette, State Energy Office Manager, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Greta Gauthier, Assistant Commissioner

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:45 AM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. Call to Order
II. Approval of minutes for January 17, 2019
III. Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Presentation
IV. HF33 (Poston)
A bill for an act relating to local government; including service cooperatives in the definition of governmental units for purposes of joint powers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 471.59, subdivision 1.
V. Adjournment
Next Meeting: Thursday, January 24, 2019

If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Approval of minutes of January 17, 2019

III. Guardian Ad Litem Board Overview
• State Program Administrator, Kristen Trebil-Halbersma
• Crysta Parkin, GAL Board Chair

IV. Tax Court Overview
• Presenter TBA

V. HF 51 (Davnie)
• Author Rep. Jim Davnie
• Kirsten Delegard, Project Director, Mapping Prejudice Project, University of Minnesota
• Kevin Ehrman-Solberg, Mapping Prejudice Project, University of Minnesota

VI. Adjournment


Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:30 AM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: item added.

Impact of federal shutdown on Minnesota's state environmental agencies.
*Presentation from the MPCA on the Anoka County Waste Disposal Engineering Closed Landfill.


Attachments:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Continue DHS explanation of funding and structure
II. Health Related Boards Overview
a. Shirely Brekken, Minnesota Board of Nursing
b. Ruth Martinez, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Minutes for January 17, 2019

III. Presentation of Committee Rules

IV Overview of The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission, Provided by Nathaniel J. Reitz, Executive Director of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission

V. Overview of the Structure and Funding of Probation in Minnesota Provided by Representatives of the following organizations:
• Department of Corrections (DOC)
• Community Corrections Act (CCA)
• County Probation Officer (CPO)

VI. Overview of the State of Probation in Minnesota, Provided by Kelly Mitchell, Executive Director Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

VII. Adjournment

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Room 10, State Office Building
Agenda:
HF50 (Hornstein) Hands-free cell phone use while driving

**If you would like to testify, please email John Howe, the committee administrator at: john.howe@house.mn


Bills Removed
Attachments:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: State Capitol Building Room 120
Agenda:
Education Finance Division and Education Policy Committee Joint Meeting

I. Call to Order

II. Presentations: Mental Health and Youth

A. National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Minnesota
Sue Abderholden, MPH
Executive Director, NAMI

B. Minnesota School Counselors Association
Kelly Arrington
School Social Worker, Jenny Lind Elementary School

Trina Olson
School Counselor, Milaca Public Schools

Deb Mehr
President, School Nurse Organization of Minnesota

C. Education Minnesota
Justin Killian
Staff, Education Minnesota

Casey Cavanaugh
1st Grade Teacher, Adams Spanish Immersion School

Jill Russell
School Social Worker, Robbinsdale Public Schools

D. PrairieCare
Christopher Wall, MD

III. Adjournment

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation - Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Overview and Staff Introductions; Commissioner Jan Malcolm

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
***Agenda Change: Item Added.

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes from January 16, 2019

IV. Members & Staff: "How has higher education impacted you and/or your family?"

V. Students United: Presentation of Vision, Mission, Goals, and Challenges

VI. Minnesota Independence College and Community: Presentation of Vision, Mission, Goals, and Challenges***

VII. Adjournment

If you would like to testify, please contact Sean Herring at sean.herring@house.mn

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order
II. Presentation from MN Department of Veterans Affairs
III. Presentation from MN Department of Military Affairs
IV. Adjourn