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Minnesota Legislature

Early Childhood Finance and Policy

Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. in Room 5
Committee Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto (64B)
Vice Chair: Rep. Laurie Pryor (48A)

Staff

Committee Administrator: Polly Cerkvenik 651-296-1921
Committee Legislative Assistant: Shenika Chambers 651-297-8387

Committee Documents

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, March 02, 2021 at 8:30 AM
Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Presentation on "Minnesota's Birth-4 Care and Education System" Report, Kids Count On Us and Educator Policy Impact Center (EPIC)
House File 1278 (Boldon): Early care and education affordability and workforce compensation established, report required, and money appropriated.
House File 1384 (Kotyza-Witthuhn): Reach Out and Read Minnesota grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
House File 570 (Morrison): Individual-use screen use limited in preschool and kindergarten, and money appropriated.
House File 1467 (Pryor): Child care assistance funding priorities modified for eligible families, and allocation of funds adjusted.


Additional bills may be added.

Public Viewing:

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Notes:
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.
If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.

Public Testimony:
Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

Bills:
  • HF1278 (Boldon) - Early care and education affordability and workforce compensation established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF570 (Morrison) - Individual-use screen use limited in preschool and kindergarten, and money appropriated.
  • HF1384 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Reach Out and Read Minnesota grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1467 (Pryor) - Child care assistance funding priorities modified for eligible families, and allocation of funds adjusted.
Thursday, March 04, 2021 at 8:30 AM
Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

House Research Document AM036 (Bahner): Pregnant women and family home visiting program money appropriated.
House File 1197 (Bahner): Pregnant women and family home visiting program established, and money appropriated.
House File 617 (Youakim): ParentChild+ program funding provided, and money appropriated.
House File 1466 (Pryor): Child care assistance and child care provider provisions modified. *To be amended*


Additional bills may be added.

Public Viewing:
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Notes:

• This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
• NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.
• If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
• For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

Bills:
  • HF1197 (Bahner) - Pregnant women and family home visiting program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF617 (Youakim) - ParentChild+ program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1466 (Pryor) - Child care assistance and child care provider provisions modified.
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