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Wednesday, March 04, 2020

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Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Corrections Division

Chair: Rep. John Considine
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 1615 (Wolgamott) Correctional facilities additional support and clinical staff funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 3911 (Wolgamott) Unmanned aerial vehicle flying over state correctional facilities prohibited.

HF 3008 (Lesch) Slavery or involuntary servitude as criminal punishment for a crime prohibited, and constitutional amendment proposed.

HF 2010 (Considine) Local correctional officer discipline procedures act established

HF 3772 (Christensen) Feminine hygiene products provided to female inmates, fugitive apprehension unit authority clarified to do general law enforcement, medical director authorized to make health care decisions for inmates lacking decision-making capacity and placed in an outside facility on conditional medical release, cultural programming services provided for American Indian inmates, county juvenile confinement billing clarified, and punishment removed as goal of intensive community supervision program.

Re-Refer without Recommendation
**HF 3109 (Edelson) Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.

Last Years Bills
*HF 3414 (Mariani) Indeterminate Sentence Release Board
*HF 1237 (Winkler) State and local jail and prison inmates required to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons, and state and counties prohibited from contracting with private prisons.

Note:
*Bills that have been heard last year. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on these bills. Technical amendments will be provided for these bills to update certain dates.
** We will be passing these bills without recommendation. The committee does not intend to hear these bills. Therefore, no testimony will be taken.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 8:00 AM
Time Note: The Housing Division will reconvene at 6:30pm in room 5 SOB.

Housing Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bill Hearings:

HF1918 (Her) Infirmity of tenant termination of lease established
HF 1972 (Hassan) Requiring tenant notice of grounds for eviction before action be brought
HF 3348 (Her) Landlords prohibited from imposing fees, landlord entry restricted and improper entry fees amended, court administrator authorized to set conciliation court filing fees for recovery of possession actions
HF 3349 (Her) Residential Lease implied covenants amended, tenant remedies against landlords for repairs provided, and tenant request for emergency repairs from court allowed
HF 3451 (Hausman) Covenants of affordable housing deeds or instruments added to list of exemptions

Bills may be added to the agenda, and may be taken in any order.

Please contact Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@House.mn if you would like to testify on any of the bills.


Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. HF 2533 (Bernardy) Appropriation Approved for the Office on the Economic Status of Women

II. HF 3429 (Dehn) Elections Technical Administration Changes Made

Additional Bills May Be Added Pending Referrals

Bills Added

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 3389 (Marquart) Individual income and corporate franchise, partnership, property, fire and police state aids, and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provision changes made

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Compensatory Education Revenue Report from the Office of the Legislative Auditor
Informational Hearing Only - No public testimony will be taken

Issues Covered:
• To what extent do Minnesota’s public schools use compensatory education revenue for its designated purpose?
• How and to what extent does Minnesota assess the effectiveness of programs and services funded with compensatory education revenue?

Report copies will be available at:
Wednesday, March 4, 9:00 a.m. at the Office of the Legislative Auditor, 140 Centennial Building, or on the Office of the Legislative Auditor website at: http://www.auditor.leg.state.mn.us/

HF 3316 (Koegel) Extended time programming requirement to set aside compensatory revenue eliminated.
HF 3192 (Fabian) Independent School District No. 441, Marshall County Central Schools; money transfer authorized from early childhood and family education reserve account to school readiness reserve account.

Other items may be added to the agenda.


Bills Added
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Chair: Rep. John Persell
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3906 (Persell) The Lorax Act.

HF 3489 (Lippert) Carbon sequestration in public and private forests report required to set goals.

HF 3352 (Becker-Finn) Conveying state land interest provisions modified, state parks and recreation areas added and deleted, and surplus state lands sale authorized.

HF 3871 (Ecklund) St. Louis County; private sale of tax-forfeited land authorized. (Amendment to HF 3352)

HF 3657 (Hansen) Natural resources; various provisions modified relating to certifiable fish diseases; local regulation in Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area; wild rice lease exchange requirements; school trust land reporting requirements; invasive species permits; state parks; special-use permits; possession, propagation, and selling of snakes, lizards, and salamanders; game and fish; and date of Lake Superior Management Plan.

HF 3703 (Marquart) Soil and water conservation district supervisor compensation increased.

HF 3819 (Lislegard) All-terrain vehicle definition modified.

HF 3924 (Hornstein) Multifamily building composting increase and encouragement project grant program established, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added or removed at the discretion of the Chair.

If you would like to testify, please contact Addie Miller (adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491).

Bills Added
Bills Removed
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Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
o HF 3103 (Moran): Minnesota Human Rights Act race definition added.
o HF 3127 (Moran): A bill for an act relating to human services; child welfare; modifying requirements for court-appointed counsel in child protection cases; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 260C.163, subdivision 3
o HF 3181 (Claflin): Nonwoven disposable product labeling provided

*Bills may be added to, or removed from, the agenda. Bills may be taken in any order.

**If you have questions, or wish to testify on an agenda item, please contact Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: rachel.ganani@house.mn

Attachments:

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: *If necessary, the subcommittee will continue meeting past 11:15 am, and/or recess and reconvene in the evening.

Subcommittee on Elections

Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF2327 (Bahner) Polling place solicitation prohibitions clarified.

HF1328 (Bahner) Automatic voter registration for driver's license, instruction permit, or identification card provided; and money appropriated.

TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please inform the committee administrator.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. If you are bringing hard copies, please bring 40 copies and email the handout.

**Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

Bills Removed
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Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:


Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Preparing for a Potential Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Jan Malcolm, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Rahul Koranne, MD, President & CEO, Minnesota Hospital Association

HF3980 (Liebling) A bill for an act relating to public health; transferring money for deposit in the public health response contingency account.




Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Legacy Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3591 (Becker-Finn) - Chronic wasting disease and water study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3513 (Hansen) - Conservation reserve program state incentive funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3530 (Gunther) - Jackson County; Belmont Park trail funding provided, and money appropriated.

Continued discussion of the Clean Water Fund

Bills may be added to the agenda.

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Law Enforcement Excellence Week

Presentation on the Attorney General and Department of Public Safety Police-Involved Deadly Force Encounters Working Group Report

HF 2709 (Mariani) Peace officer training reimbursement funding provided, and money appropriated

HF 2460 (Howard) Peace Officer Excellence Task Force established.

Last Hearing Bill:
**HF 3360 (Sandstede) Violent crime enforcement team funding provided, and money appropriated.

Evening Hearing Bills:
HF 3976 (Dehn) Aiding and abetting felony murder sentencing task force established, and report required.
HF 3975 (Mariani) Post-conviction relief time limit modified for when a court may hear a petition.
HF 3837 (Hornstein) Crimes motivated by bias reporting expanded, property damage crime motivated by bias amended, Peace Officer Standards and Training Board bias training required, law enforcement agencies adoption of standard policies regarding crimes motivated by bias required, and money appropriated.
HF XXX1 (Pinto) Sets the maximum term of incarceration for a gross misdemeanor at 364 days
HF XXX2 (Pinto) Conforms harassment statute with case law.
HF 741 (Noor) Limiting the use of money bail for certain offenses
HF 2023 (Moller) Adultery crime repealed.
HF 3069 (Pinto) Assault by strangulation
HF 3730 (Long) Coroner or medical examiner given access to criminal justice data communications network for unknown deceased person identification.
HF 3108 (Edelson) Immunity from prosecution for controlled substance and alcohol violations provided for sexual assault victim and persons assisting the victim.
HF 3869 (Moller) Data; unauthorized copying of data stored in computers included as computer theft.
HF 3675 (Edelson) Department of Public Safety grant funding acceptance authorized.
HF 2385 (Howard) Controlled substance schedules modified.
HF 1864 (Munson) Presentence investigation reports inclusion of brain injury information authorized.
HF 3820 (Mekeland) Metropolitan area definition expanded for 911 emergency service purposes.
HF 3771 (Nornes) Controlled substance administering without a prescription crime created, and bill of rights for protected persons violation crime created.

Notes:
*Bills may be added to the agenda
**This bill was heard last hearing. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on this bill. An amendment heard during last session will be attached (A20-0672 Amendment)
***The committee will recess and reconvene at 6:00 pm in the Basement Hearing Room. Expect for this committee to meet until Midnight.



Bills Added

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 2974 (Brand) High school raffle receipt permitted uses for school activities expanded.

HF 3032 (Halverson) Tobacco; flavored product sale or furnishing prohibited, selling or furnishing administrative penalties modified, persons under age 21 who sell or distribute flavored products alternative civil penalties provided, and criminal penalties provided.

*The Commerce Committee does not have possession of HF 3032 and will not at the time committee starts on Wednesday, March 4. Chair Halverson will hold an informational hearing on the bill on Wednesday, take testimony and debate, and then take no action. When we convene the next meeting we will take up HF 3032 to take up the motion to move the bill out of committee at that time but take no further testimony.*

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn or (651) 296-7175

*Other Bills May Be Added to the Agenda*

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
*HF1116 (Lee): Licensure requirement provisions technical changes made.
More agenda items may be added.

HF3881 (Youakim): Paraprofessional paid orientation required, training funding provided, and money appropriated.

**HF3800 (Kunesh-Podein): Teacher licensure provisions modified.

NOTES:
*Limited outside testimony will be taken on HF1116 as the bill received a hearing in the Education Policy Committee on March 4, 2019.

**For HF3800, testimony time will be evenly allocated at 10 minutes per side between those in support and those with concerns.

Testifiers should contact Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn) to be added to the testifier list or submit written materials.

Materials must be submitted 24 hours prior to the hearing start time in order to be included in committee member folders.



Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3928 (Brand) Health advisory councils and committee changes made.
HF2052 (Cantrell) Health indicator reports modified.
HF2008 (Cantrell) Renovation and lead hazard reduction provisions modified.
HF2910 (Cantrell) Respiratory care practitioner requirements modified.
HF3794 (Huot) X-ray provisions changed.
HF1591 (Morrison) Personal identifier transfer allowed in the cancer reporting system.

Bills Added

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3908 (Tabke) Student athletes allowed compensation for use of athletes' name, image, or likeness; and working group established.

Student Consumer Protection Act:
HF3959 (Klevorn)
HF4037 (Edelson)
HF4023 (Lucero)
HF4038 (Pryor)
HF4029 (Nornes)
HF4036 (Vang)

HF 2054 (Vang) - (OHE Provisions) Student Consumer Protection Act

If you would like to testify, please contact Addie Miller (adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491).

Bills may be added or removed at the discretion of the Chair.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF3073 (Moran) - Pregnancy and parenting leave incumbency requirement modified.
HF3467 (Morrison) - State Building Code; adult-sized changing facility installation in public restrooms required.
HF3601 (Noor) - Credit information requirement or use by employers as employment condition prohibited.
HF2971 (Cantrell) - Vocational services for individuals with disabilities provided, and reports required.

Attachments:

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 4:15 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 6:30 PM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bills will be heard on an informational only basis.

BILLS ADDED:

HF 3990 (Sandstede) Nashwauk; wastewater treatment facility and related infrastucture funding provided for the region including Keewatin, Lone Pine Township, and Greenway Township; bonds issued; and money appropriated.

HF 3930 (Hansen) Shade tree grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 6:30 PM

Legislative Budget Office Oversight Commission

Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: G-3 State Capitol
Agenda:

March 4, 2020

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Minnesota Capitol Hearing Room G-3

Agenda

  1. Vote: Review and approve August 23, October 8, and December 16 meeting minutes
  2. Member questions on October 1, 2019, MMB memo

Britta Reitan, MMB Budget Director

  1. Overview of LBO recommended procedure for classified unofficial fiscal notes

Michelle Weber, LBO Director

  1. LBO 2019 performance report

Michelle Weber, LBO Director

  1. Vote: Review and approve LBO Director and staff performance evaluation process
  2. Potential future meeting dates and topics
    1. Quarterly and as needed
    2. Potential topics include:
      1.  LBO updates
      2. Secondary costs
      3. Who may request fiscal notes
  3. Other items as determined by the chair

 Persons interested in testifying must contact Kathryn Ho (kathryn.ho@lbo.leg.mn, 651-297-7146) by end of day Monday, March 2, 2020


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Wednesday, March 04, 2020 , 6:30 PM

Subcommittee on Local Government

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: 400N
Agenda:
HF2296 (Tabke) Municipalities street impact fee charging authorized.

HF3483 (Sauke) Commission member deadline appointment modified, and reappointments permitted.

HF3242 (Neu) North Branch; Public Utilities Commission membership increase permitted.

TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please inform the committee administrator.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. If you are bringing hard copies, please bring 40 copies and email the handout.

*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

Attachments: