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Education Finance

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 15, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION


EDUCATION FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Garofalo, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. on February 15, 2011, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

GAROFALO, Pat, Chair
KELLY, Tim, Vice Chair
GREILING, Mindy
ANDERSON, Paul
ANZELC, Tom
BILLS, Kurt
BRYNAERT, Kathy
DAVNIE, Jim
DITTRICH, Denise
DOWNEY, Keith
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
LOON, Jenifer
MYHRA, Pam
PETERSEN, Branden
QUAM, Duane
SLOCUM, Linda
WARD, John
WOODARD, Kelby

A quorum was not present.

A quorum was present at 12:38 p.m.

Representative Mariani moved that the minutes of February 10, 2011 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF346 (McFarlane) School district capital account fund transfer authorized.

Chairman Garofalo moved HF346 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

Testifying in favor:
Representative Carol McFarlane
Kim Reisgraf, Assistant Superintendant of Osseo Public Schools

Chairman Garofalo renewed his motion that HF346 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

CHAIR GAROFALO LAID OVER HF346 FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

HF71 (Simon) School districts authorized to use its operating capital for certain costs associated with closing a school.

Chairman Garofalo moved HF71 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

Representative Steve Simon presented the bill.

Chairman Garofalo renewed his motion that HF71 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

REPRESENTATIVE KELLY LAID OVER HF71 FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

HF301 (Fabian) Operating capital revenue use expanded to include leasing vehicles, including school buses.

Representative Kelly moved HF301 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

Representative Fabian presented the bill.

Representative Kelly renewed his motion that HF301 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

CHAIR GAROFALO LAID OVER HF301 FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

Chairman Garofalo adjourned the meeting at 1:00 p.m.






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REP. PATRICK GAROFALO, CHAIR



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Rebecca Peichel
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF301 (Fabian) - Operating capital revenue use expanded to include leasing vehicles, including school buses.
  • HF346 (McFarlane) - School district capital account fund transfer authorized.
  • HF71 (Simon) - School districts authorized to use operating capital for costs associated with closing a school.