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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
**Committee canceled***

Chair: Rep. John Considine
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
JOINT HEARING OF THE CORRECTIONS & THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM COMMITTEE

Presentation by the Office of the Legislative Auditor on Their Report on Prison Safety and Security

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3029 (Ecklund) Broadband development grant program annual statutory appropriation provided, and money appropriated.

Please contact Owen Wirth at owen.wirth@house.mn if you would like to testify on HF 3029.

Bills Added
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Early childhood; additional funding and opportunities for children ages birth to three created; programs and funding for prenatal care services, home visiting, early childhood education, and child care assistance governed; and money appropriated.



Bills Added
Attachments:

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Legacy Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3128 (Becker-Finn) - Outdoor heritage funding appropriated, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council provisions modified, motorized vehicles in wildlife management areas provisions modified, and previous appropriations modified.

Presentation on the Clean Water Fund

Bills Added
Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
JOINT HEARING OF THE CORRECTIONS & THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM COMMITTEE

Presentation by the Office of the Legislative Auditor on Their Report on Prison Safety and Security

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 3397 (Dehn) Real property ownership definitions clarified, and record owner required to be listed as a grantee in tax-forfeited land sales.

HF 3126 (Huot) Gambling Control Board annual report filing required.

HF 3341 (Huot) Appraisal management company licensure fees modified.

HF 3627 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Reverse mortgage loan notices required.

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

*Note: Other bills may be added*

Bills Added

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1940 (Huot) - Student receiving specialized instructional services programs allowed to participate in service area outside individualized education program.

*HF1868 (Youakim) - Student journalists in grades 6 through 12 speech and press rights clarified.

HF3580 (Youakim) – Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.

HF3186 (Youakim) - Prekindergarten through grade 12; policy and technical changes made to provisions including general education, schools, teachers, definitions, and timelines; and reports required.

More agenda items may be added.

All testifiers will be asked to limit their comments to two minutes apiece.

*Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF1868 was returned to the Education Policy Committee at the end of the 2019 session. The committee will vote to send the bill back to the General Register but will not take further public testimony as this bill received a hearing and was voted out of committee on March 6, 2019.

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. Materials can be submitted electronically to Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn) or by dropping off 75 hard copies at Megan Arriola’s desk outside of Room 591.


Bills Added

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3032 (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.

HF3072 (Moran): Smoking prohibited in passenger vehicles and public transportation vehicles with persons under age 18 present, and violation fine established.

Bills Added

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Information Hearing on HF2467 (Sundin) - Contractor recovery fund modified to include solar installer claims.

HF3433 (Cantrell) - Subminimum wage eliminated, task force on subminimum wage elimination created, statutes and rules allowing payment to employees with disabilities repealed, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 4:15 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:


Bills Added
Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 8:00 AM
Time Note: NOTE the committee will meet in Room 500 South of the State Office Building rather than its typical hearing room

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: 500 South State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1512* (Sandell): Early education teacher licensure requirements established.

HF 3222 (Becker-Finn): State Building Code; baby diaper changing station installation in public restrooms required.

HF 3311 (Richardson): Birth to Age Eight Pilot Project modified.

HF2319** (Pinto) - Human services program integrity modified, criminal penalties created, and money appropriated.

More agenda items may be added.

NOTES:
* No public testimony will be taken on HF1512 as the bill received a hearing in the Early Childhood Division on March 12, 2019.

**An author’s DE amendment to HF2319 will be posted when it is available from House Research.

If you wish to testify or submit materials on any of these bills, please contact the Committee Administrator, Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn), by 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 26.


Attachments:

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3404 (Stephenson) - Occupational employment statistic survey information sharing required by employers.
HF3600 (Noor) - New American workforce training funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3629 (Xiong) - Minnesota Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added to the agenda.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

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

I. HF 3616 (Lee) Increasing limit on state contracts that may be awarded to targeted businesses

II. HF 3631 (Freiberg) Creating grant program for making buildings more accessible to individuals with an autism spectrum disorder or other sensory issues

III. HF 1358 (Elkins) Website Accessibility Grants established enabling visually impaired individuals improved access to local government websites

Additional bills will likely be added


Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 3561 (Fischer) Construction materials for public safety facilities tax exemption provided
II. HF 3278 (L. Carlson) Tax exemption for certain construction materials provided
III. HF 2955 (O'Neill) Buffalo; fire station construction materials exempted from sales and use tax
IV. HF 3280 (Layman) Grand Rapids; fire station refundable construction exemption provided
V. HF 3320 (Huot) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales exemption provided if conditions are met
VI. HF 3362 (Sandstede) Elementary or secondary school student organization fund-raising sales tax exemption provided
VII. HF 2980 (Gruenhagen) Automated storage and retrieval equipment purchase sales tax exemption provided

Bills Added

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. MN Dept. of Agriculture: Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation (AGRI) Value report
- Paul Hugunin, Agricultural Marketing and Development Division
- Ashley Bress, Agricultural Marketing and Development Division
- Darrin Froemming
- Deeann Lufkin
- Andrew Miron
II. HF 3030 (Brand) Restaurants required to serve specified drinks as default beverage for children's meals.

Note: HF 3421 and HF 3464 have been removed from the agenda.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3201 (Kunesh-Podein) Increase Teachers of Color Act
HF 448 (Her) English Language Learner cross-subsidy

Other items may be added to the agenda.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: If necessary, the committee will recess and reconvene in Room 5 - State Office Building - at 4:00 p.m. or 15 minutes after session, whichever is later.

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 500 S - State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3438 (Bierman) - Electricity rate schedule posting on websites by utilities required.
HF3055 (Lee) - Climate change impact on state capital funding need assessment funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3368 (Long) - Community solar garden program modified. (The committee will continue action on this bill where we left off on Tuesday.)

Bills may be added to the agenda

Attachments:

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF3202 (Christensen) Hairstyling and makeup application exempted from licensing.

HF3228 (Morrison) Prescription Drug Affordability Act established, prescription drug affordability commission and prescription drug affordability requirements created, and report required.

HF3268 (Persell) Environment; PFAS Task Force created, and money appropriated.

HF3356 (Sauke) State Register publication provisions changed, and Capitol building event annual report date changed.

HF3357 (Sauke) State-owned land and property, general services revolving fund, and central motor pool provisions modified; and Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution established.

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 60 copies and email the handout.

*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

Bills Added

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
o HF 998 (ecklund) Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.
o **HF 3749 (Edelson) Reproductive health service and facilities access interference prohibited, and criminal penalties established
o HF 3274 (Carlson): Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act amended, and court approval process for proposed amendments to common interest community governing documents created


*Bills may be added to, or removed from, the agenda. Bills may be taken in any order.
**HF 3749 (Edelson) is a duplicate of HF 3041(Edelson)**

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




Bills Added

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3524 (Morrison) Lawns to legumes program funding provided, previous appropriation canceled, and money appropriated.

Overview and update on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)

HF3431 (Tabke) State incentives for conservation reserve program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2957 (Hansen) Conservation Reserve Program state incentive funding provided, and money appropriated.


Bills Added
Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Attorney General's Advisory Task Force on Lowering Pharmaceutical Drug Prices Recommendations:
Dr. Stephen Schondelmeyer, Advisory Task Force Member
HF1246 (Morrison) Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act established, and report required.
HF4 (Lesch) Drug manufacturer or distributor prohibited from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; Board of Pharmacy, commissioner of human services, and health plan companies required to notify the attorney general of certain prescription drug price increases; attorney general authorized to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers related to price increases; and civil penalties imposed.
HF1257 (Cantrell) Prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure required.


Bills Added
Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Redemption Day

*HF 40 (Dehn) Civil right to vote of an individual restored upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed, and notice required.

HF 2806 (Long) Clemency Review Commission established, Board of Pardons procedures modified, and clarifying changes made.

**HF XXX (Long) Clean Slate Act

Last Year Bills
***HF 982 (Long) Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, law regarding collateral consequences and criminal offenders rehabilitation conformed with the uniform act, and money appropriated.

Re-Referrals without Recommendations
****HF 3174 (Noor) Human services background studies; disqualification of individuals with expunged criminal records prohibited.
****HF 3603 (Moller) Uniform Recognition and Enforcement of Canadian Domestic-Violence Protection Orders Act eneacted.

Notes:
*The Committee will be giving HF 40 a brief informational hearing, as the bill is in possession of the Ways and Means Committee
**HF XXX is pending referral. The bill language is attached.
***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 will be added to the agenda


Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, February 27, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:


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

**Bills added, 2/24: HF1739 (Lueck), HF2965 (Hansen), and HF3251 (Richardson) have been added to the agenda**

If you would like to testify on a bill, please email john.howe@house.mn.

If you plan to bring handouts with your testimony, please email them in PDF format by 1:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. If you are bringing hard copies of your handout, please bring 40 copies and email the handout in advance.

Bills Added
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Friday, February 28, 2020
Friday, February 28, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Subcommittee on Elections

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3499 (Nelson) Help America Vote Act appropriation purpose transferred, 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 Added
Attachments:

Friday, February 28, 2020 , 9:00 AM

Commerce

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
TBD

Friday, February 28, 2020 , 9:00 AM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2243* (Mariani) - Pupil Fair Dismissal Act amended, nonexclusionary disciplinary policies and practices required, and money appropriated. (INFORMATIONAL ONLY)

HF1761* (Her) - Pupil nonexclusionary disciplinary policies and practices provided, and report required. (INFORMATIONAL ONLY)

HF3396** (Her) - Student discipline and nonexclusionary disciplinary policies and practices modified.

HF55 (Jurgens) – School meal provisions modified.

HF575*** (Huot) - Unclaimed drugs or medications in schools disposal provided.

HF1901 (Carlson, A.) - Student death school board policy required.

HF244*** (Claflin) - School districts required to conduct radon testing.

HF 3123 (Christensen) - Student athlete concussion and sudden cardiac arrest information and training required.

HF250 (Kunesh-Podein) - Sexual assault; affirmative consent instruction in schools required, and money appropriated.

HF1422 (Baker) - Seizure training required in schools.

More agenda items may be added.


NOTES:

*HF 2243 and HF1761 will be heard on an informational basis only; no official action or outside testimony will be taken.

**Testimony for HF3396 will be limited to 30 minutes total for those in support and 30 minutes for those with concerns.

***No public testimony will be taken on HF575 and HF244 as the bills received hearings in the Education Policy Committee in 2019 and were included in HF1711, the Committee’s 2019 policy bill.

If you wish to testify on any of these bills, please contact Committee Administrator Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn) by 12:00pm on Thursday, February 27.

Testifiers should reference the bill for which they wish to testify and if they will be testifying for or against the legislation. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints at the discretion of the Chair, so please prepare remarks of 1 to 2 minutes.

Materials must be submitted by 9 AM on Thursday, February 27 in order to be included in committee member folders. Materials can be submitted electronically to Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn) or by dropping off 75 hard copies at Megan Arriola’s desk outside of Room 591.


Bills Added
Friday, February 28, 2020 , 9:00 AM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 120 Capitol
Agenda:
**Bills may be added. Bills may be taken up in any order based on authors’ availability.**

NOTE: For the purpose of making a corrective referral, the following bill will be moved to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division without recommendation:
HF3678 (Bahner) Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three year of life demonstration project.

**NOTE: Public testimony was received for HF3032 at the committee hearing on Wednesday, February 26. The February 28 hearing for this bill will be limited to member discussion.**

AGENDA:
HF3838 (Olson) Board of Pharmacy application and renewal fees for medical gas dispensers reduced, Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council term lengths and appointment procedures modified, opiate epidemic response account technical changes made, opiate or narcotic pain reliever refill timelines eliminated, and money appropriated.
HF2772 (Olson) Home and community-based services employee scholarship program expanded to also repay qualified educational loans of employees.
HF3322 (Kunesh-Podein) Medical assistance requirement for persons needing breast or cervical cancer treatment modified.
HF2971 (Cantrell) Vocational services for individuals with disabilities provided, and reports required.
HF1732 (Kresha) Child maltreatment and neglect sections reorganized and clarified, and technical changes made.
HF2044 (Klevorn) Birth and death record access changed.
HF3445 (Morrison) Psychiatric residential treatment facility services determination and documentation requirement to involve state medical review agent eliminated, per diem rate per youth psychiatric residential treatment services provider establishment required, and facilities or licensed professionals permitted to submit billing for arranged services.
HF2179 (Huot) Casket and urn sale license exception clarified.
HF771 (Moran) Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.
HF3276 (Moran) Child out-of-home placement cost of care, examination, and treatment governing provisions modified.
HF3032 (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.



Bills Added

Friday, February 28, 2020 , 10:00 AM

Legislative Audit Commission

Chair: Representative Rick Hansen
Location: G-23 State Capitol
Agenda:

OLA will present the report Department of Human Rights:  Complaint Resolution Process



Monday, March 02, 2020
Monday, March 02, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 2959 (Poppe) Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued
II. HF 3633 (Pelowski) Disaster contingency account money transferred
III. *HF 2490 (Wolgamott) Skate park construction throughout the state grant program established, Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission building of skate parks authorized, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
III. MMB February Budget and Economic Forecast
- Myron Frans, Commissioner, MN Management and Budget
- Britta Reitan, State Budget Director
- Dr. Laura Kalambokidis, State Economist
IV. Legislative Budget Office Presentation

* HF 2490 will be a procedural motion to re-refer the bill without recommendation to the Capital Investment Finance Division. Should the bill move forward, a more complete discussion will occur upon return to Ways and Means for final consideration.

Bills Added
Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bill hearing:

HF 3232 (Pelowski) Career and technical education teacher training pilot project created, and money appropriated

Bills Added
Monday, March 02, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Long-Term Care Division

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
NOTE: For the purpose of making a corrective referral, the following bill will be moved to the Health and Human Services Policy Committee without recommendation:
HF3359 (Moller) Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.

AGENDA:
HF3557 (Masin) Nursing facility setting prohibition from receiving medical education and research cost funding removed.
HF3236 (Lippert) Nursing home energy efficiency grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF2153 (Schultz) Elderly waiver payment rates modified, and report required.




Attachments:

Monday, March 02, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Property and Local Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Andrew Carlson
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 3567 (A. Carlson) Property taxes and fire and police state aid various policy and technical changes made
II. Department of Revenue on LGA/CPA distribution overage
III. HF 3167 (Cantrell) Burnsville; tax increment financing districts authorized
IV. HF 3502 (Anderson) Sauk River Watershed District levy authority modified
V. HF 346 (A. Carlson) Political subdivisions authority to impose and collect local lodging taxes clarified

Attachments:

Monday, March 02, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Water Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF3595 (Torkelson) Minnesota River basin water quality and storage program established, and money appropriated.

*Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Tuesday, March 03, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
o HF 2898 (Edelson) A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; modifying provisions governing civil commitment; establishing engagement services pilot project; appropriating money; ...
o HF 3391(Moller) modifying and modernizing certain provisions governing guardianship and conservatorship

*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


Bills Added
Tuesday, March 03, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3271 (Christensen) Explore Minnesota Tourism funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3425 (Wolgamott) Wastewater infrastructure planning funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3590 (Edelson) Carbon sequestration report funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3649 (Lee) Emerald ash borer addressing grant appropriation extended
HF3064 (Becker-Finn) Chronic wasting disease adopt-a-dumpster program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3221 (Becker-Finn) No child left inside grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.


Bills Added
Tuesday, March 03, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
TBD

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

Presentation by The Minnesota Sheriffs Association on the LEXIPOL System

HF 3243 (Pinto) Law enforcement hiring information access expanded.

HF 3229 (Persell) Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe; concurrent state law enforcement jurisdictional authority requirements modified.


Last Year Bills
*HF 1149 (Christensen) Conservation officer authority under DWI law expanded

Notes:
*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.
**Bills may be added to the agenda



Tuesday, March 03, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 2967 (Sauke) Mortgage financing allowed for manufactured homes in manufactured home park cooperatives.
HF 3369 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Dog and cat sale by retail pet shops prohibited.
HF 2234 (Richardson) Motor vehicle post-accident insurance-funded repair governed.

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*

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Bill Hearings:

HF 135 (Daniels) Motor vehicles; establishing military ready reserve special license plates
HF 3176 (Pryor) Establishing an Air Medal special veterans license plate
HF 3552 (Bahner) Motor Vehicles bearing Purple Heart medal plate fee exemptions provided
HF 3204 (Fabian) High School Diplomas awarded to veterans who actively served in military conflicts
HF3618 (Ecklund) Military Department building rental authorized and rental terms specified
HF3324 (Persell) Veteran retreat funding provided, money appropriated

Bills may be taken in any order.

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

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 03, 2020 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: G-3 State Capitol
Agenda:
  1. Approval of December 18, 2019, meeting minutes.
  1. Introduction of new LCPR actuary and 2020 actuarial work plan.
  2. Approval of motions related to actuarial assumptions and reporting requirements:
    • Motion LCPR20-M1 to waive 30-year projection requirement for one year for MSRS General, PERA General, and TRA
    • Motion LCPR20-M2 to approve actuarial assumptions for MSRS, PERA, and TRA
    • Motion LCPR20-M3 to approve actuarial assumptions for Bloomington Fire Department Relief Association
  3. Presentation by State Board of Investment:
    • Update on investment returns
    • Overview of Climate Change Risk Investment Discussion report

Mansco Perry, Executive Director, State Board of Investment

  1. HF3272 (Albright): State Board of Investment; Authorizing certain investments; exempting liquid alternatives from restriction.
  1. Revisor document 20-7199: Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) 2020 administrative bill.
  1. HF3752 (Her): Teachers Retirement Association (TRA) 2020 administrative bill.
  1. HF3777 (Her); SF3672 (Rosen): State Auditor's investment disclosure and reporting bill; Revising reporting requirements.
  2. Supplemental plan contributions by St. Paul city and school district.
    a. HF3788 (Nelson, M.); SF3658 (Senjem): Authorizing contributions by the City of St. Paul and Independent
        School District No. 625, St. Paul, to multiemployer plans.
    b. HF3789 (Nelson, M.); SF3659 (Senjem): PERA; Revising the exclusions from PERA General plan coverage.

Meeting documents, will be posted as they become available


For more agenda information, click here

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

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
Attachments:

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 3751 (Her): A bill for an act relating to human rights; adding a penalty clause to the contracting provisions of the Human Rights Act;

*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 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
TBD

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

Presentation on the 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.

Evening Hearing Bills:
HF 741 (Noor) Limiting the use of money bail for certain offenses
HF 1909 (Lesch) Direct shippers of wine regulation; sales and use, liquor gross receipts, and excise taxes imposition; licensing and reporting requirements; data classification; bootlegging prohibition
HF 739 (Mariani) - Court time limit for hearing petitions for post-conviction relief modified.
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.

Notes:
*Bills may be added to the agenda
*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 , 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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