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Education Finance

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 31, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH 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 January 31, 2012, 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
DOWNEY, Keith
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
LOON, Jenifer
MARIANI, Carlos
MYHRA, Pam
PETERSEN, Branden
QUAM, Duane
SLOCUM, Linda
WARD, John
WOODARD, Kelby

Members excused:

DITTRICH, Denise
MARIANI, Carlos

A quorum was not present.

A quorum was present at 12:33 p.m.

Representative Erickson moved that the minutes of January 26, 2012 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

SF247 (Dahms)/HF371 (Hoppe) Public employees insurance program (PEIP) local government employees participation or withdrawal approval requirements; service cooperative health insurance refund regulation.

Representative Garofalo moved SF247 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.

Representative Hoppe presented SF247.

Testifying on SF247:

Sam Walseth, Minnesota Service Cooperatives
Grace Keliher, Minnesota Schools Boards Association
Jan Alswager, Chief Lobbyist, Education Minnesota
Jim Granger, Education Minnesota
Michael McKenzie, Teacher, President of White Bear Lake Teachers Association
Matt Toburen, SEIU
Lee Johansen, Education Minnesota

Representative Anderson assumed the gavel at 1:25 p.m.

Representative Garofalo assumed the gavel at 1:32 p.m.

Representative Garofalo renewed his motion SF247 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Garofalo adjourned the meeting at 2:10 p.m.





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REP. PATRICK GAROFALO, CHAIR




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Rebecca Peichel
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

SF247 (Hoppe) Public employees insurance program (PEIP) local government employees participation or withdrawal approval requirements; service cooperative health insurance refund regulation.