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K-12 Education Finance Division

FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 09, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Mindy Greiling, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:45PM on March 9, 2010, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
GREILING, Mindy (Chair)
WARD, John (Vice-Chair)
ANDERSON, Paul
ANZELC, Tom
BENSON, John
BROWN, Robin
DAVNIE, Jim
DEMMER, Randy
DETTMER, Bob
DITTRICH, Denise
DOEPKE, Connie
GAROFALO, Pat
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
McFARLANE, Carol
MORGAN, Will
NEWTON, Jerry
SLOCUM, Linda
SWAILS, Marsha
TILLBERRY, Tom

Members excused:
BUESGENS, Mark


A quorum was not present.


HF3176 (Slocum) A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying charter school provisions, creating a commission, permitting certain charter schools to borrow money.

A quorum was present at 2:50pm.

Representative Benson moved the minutes of March 4, 2010 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Slocum moved HF3176 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.

Representative Slocum offered H3176DE1 as an amendment to HF3176.
THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Slocum offered H3176A1 as an amendment to amendment H3175DE1.
THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Slocum and Gene Piccolo, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of Charter Schools, testified.

Public testimony on HF3176, as amended, was following by the following individuals:
Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
Leisa Irwin, Board President, Coalition of Charter School Management
Kirk Schneidawind, Lobbyist, Minnesota Schools Boards Association


Representative Slocum renewed her motion that HF3176, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:50pm.


Rep. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR



Elizabeth Mandelman
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3176 (Slocum) - Charter school provisions modified, commission created, and charter schools permitted to borrow money.
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