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K-12 Education Finance Division

THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - April 15, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

K-12 EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Mindy Greiling, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:45PM on April 15, 2009, in Room 5 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
BUESGENS, Mark
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

A quorum was present.

Representative Anzelc moved the minutes of April 14, 2009 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Greiling announced a recess to the call of the chair.

The committee resumed at 2:25pm.

HF2 (Greiling) A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the school finance system; creating a new education funding framework.

Representative Greiling moved that HF2 be recommended to pass and be returned to the Finance Committee.

Representative Greiling offered A09-0404 as an amendment to HF2.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Greiling offered H0002A40 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Morgan offered H002A35 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

A division was requested by Representative Garofalo.

ON A VOTE OF 11 AYES AND 10 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Garofalo offered H0002A24 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Swails offered H002A26 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative McFarlane offered H002A10 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Demmer offered H002A7 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

Representative Demmer withdrew amendment H002A7.


Representative Doepke offered H002A18 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Slocum offered H002A15 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Mariani offered H002A23 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

Representative Mariani offered the following oral amendment to amendment H002A23:
Page 111, line 15, delete "119A.50, subd.3" and insert "124D.42"
Page 111, line 22, delete ", subd.6"
THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Davnie offered H002A32 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Buesgens offered H002A39 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

Public testimony on amendment A002A39 was provided by the following individuals:
Morgan Brown, Assistant Commissioner of Student Support Services, Minnesota Department of Education

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Garofalo offered H002A31 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

A division was requested by Representative Garofalo.

ON A VOTE OF 8 AYES AND 13 NAYS, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Buesgens offered H002A14 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Dettmer offered H002A6 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Representative Garofalo offered H002A17 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Anderson offered H002A21 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.


Representative Davnie offered H002A13 as an amendment to amendment A09-0404.

Discussion occurred.

Representative Davnie offered the following oral amendment to amendment H002A13:
Page 1, line 6, after "may" insert "separately"
Page 1, line 7, delete "separate"

Public testimony on amendment H002A21 was offered by the following individuals:
Tom Melcher, Program Finance Director, Minnesota Department of Education

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Discussion on amendment A09-0404, as amended, occurred.

Representative Greiling renewed her motion that HF2 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be returned to the Finance Committee.


Representative Garofalo requested a roll-call vote for HF2, as amended.
The results are as follows:

AYES NAYES
ANZELC, Tom ANDERSON, Paul
BENSON, John BUESGENS, Mark
BROWN, Robin DEMMER, Randy
DAVNIE, Jim DETTMER, Bob
DITTRICH, Denise DOEPKE, Connie
GAROFALO, Pat MARQUART, Paul
GREILING, Mindy
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
MORGAN, Will
NEWTON, Jerry
SLOCUM, Linda
SWAILS, Marsha
TILLBERRY, Tom
WARD, John


On a vote of 15 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION DID PREVAIL.

THE MOTION DID PREVAIL.



The meeting was adjourned at 4:15PM.




REP. Mindy Greiling, CHAIR




Elizabeth Mandelman
Committee Legislative Assistant
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03:15 - Introductory remarks.
08:45 - HF2 (Greiling) Omnibus K-12 Education Finance bill.
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HF2 (Greiling) Omnibus K-12 Finance bill