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Education Finance

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 10, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 10, 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

Members excused:
MARIANI, Carlos

A quorum was not present.

A quorum was present at 12:35 p.m.

Representative Myhra moved that the minutes of February 8, 2011 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF407 (Kriesel) Reduction of state short-term borrowing through school district payment modifications repealed.

Chairman Garofalo moved HF407 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

Testifying in favor:
Representative John Kriesel
Kirk Schneidawind, Associate Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Association of School Boards

CHAIR GAROFALO LAID OVER HF407 FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

HF341 (Greiling) Department of Management and Budget school district state-aid payment reduction requirement repealed.

Representative Ward moved HF341 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

CHAIR GAROFALO LAID OVER HF341 FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

HF257 (Bills) Early graduation achievement scholarship program created, and money appropriated.

Representative Bills moved HF407 be laid over for possible inclusion in an education finance omnibus bill.

Testifying in favor:
Representative Kurt Bills
Alexander Haugland
Annette Huebner
Mariah Burns

Representative Bills moved the H0257A1 amendment to HF257.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

CHAIR GAROFALO LAID OVER HF257 FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

Chairman Garofalo adjourned the meeting at 1:30 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:
  • HF257 (Bills) - Early graduation achievement scholarship program created, and money appropriated.
  • HF341 (Greiling) - Department of Management and Budget school district state-aid payment reduction requirement repealed.
  • HF407 (Kriesel) - State short-term borrowing through school district payment modifications repealed.
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01:00 - HF407 (Kriesel) Reduction of state short-term borrowing through school district payment modifications repealed.
06:40 - HF257 (Bills) Early graduation achievement scholarship program created, and money appropriated.
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