STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
Representative Garofalo, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. on February 29, 2012, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GAROFALO, Pat, Chair
KELLY, Tim, Vice Chair
GREILING, Mindy, DFL Lead
A quorum was not present.
A quorum was present at 12:32.
Presentation on February Budget Forecast
Greg Crowe, House Fiscal Analyst
Representative Greiling moved that the minutes of February 28, 2012 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1859 (Garofalo) Metro equity region date establishment modified relating to education finance.
Representative Garofalo moved HF1859 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Garofalo presented HF1859.
Testimony on HF1859:
Brad Lundell, Schools for Equity in Education
Representative Garofalo laid over HF1859 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
HF273 (Woodard) Students at low-performing schools enrollment options established.
Representative Woodard moved HF273 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Woodard moved the H0273DE1
amendment to HF273.
Representative Woodard presented HF273.
Testifying on HF273:
Dr. Patrick Wolf, University of Arkansas
Kirk Schneidawind, Minnesota School Boards Association
Jim Grathwol, Minneapolis Public Schools
Jan Alswager, Education Minnesota
Representative Garofalo laid over HF273 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Representative Garofalo adjourned the meeting at 2:18 p.m.
REP. PATRICK GAROFALO, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant