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Education Finance

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 23, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH 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 23, 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, DFL Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
ANZELC, Tom
BILLS, Kurt
BRYNAERT, Kathy
DAVNIE, Jim
DITTRICH, Denise
DOWNEY, Keith
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
LOON, Jenifer
MARIANI, Carlos
MYHRA, Pam
PETERSEN, Branden
QUAM, Duane
WARD, John
WOODARD, Kelby

Members excused:

SLOCUM, Linda

A quorum was present.

Representative Greiling moved that the minutes of February 22, 2011 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Loon presented HF442.

Testifying in favor of HF442:
Representative Jenifer Loon
Charlie Kyte, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Grace Keliher, Director of Governmental Relations, Minnesota School Boards Association
Scott Croonquist, Association of Metropolitan School Districts

Testifying in opposition to HF442:
Jan Alswager, Chief Lobbyist, Education Minnesota

Representative Kelly assumed the gavel at 1:50 p.m.

Representative Kelly returned the gavel to Chairman Garofalo at 1:54 p.m.

HF442 (Loon) Professional development two percent set-aside repealed.

Representative Loon moves that HF442 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus education finance bill.

Representative Loon renewed her motion that HF442 be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus education finance bill.

CHAIRMAN GAROFALO LAID OVER HF442 FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

Chairman Garofalo adjourned the meeting at 2:17 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:
  • HF442 (Loon) - Professional development two percent set-aside repealed.