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Education Finance

EIGHTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 27, 2011

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


EDUCATION FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Kelly, Vice Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. on January 27, 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
GREILING, Mindy
LOON, Jenifer
MARIANI, Carlos
MYHRA, Pam
QUAM, Duane
SLOCUM, Linda
WOODARD, Kelby

Excused:

PETERSEN, Branden
WARD, John

A quorum was present.

Representative Erickson moved that the minutes of January 26, 2011 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF63 (Garofalo) Teacher licensure provisions amended, alternative teacher preparation program and limited-term teacher license established, and report required.

Chair Garofalo moved that HF63 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Chair Garofalo moved to incorporate the HF0063A3 amendment to HF63.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:

Crystal Brakke, Vice President, Institutes at Teach for America
Shannon Blakenship, Hiawatha Learning Academy
Hattie Carvalho, Hiawatha Learning Academy
Jon Bacal, Executive Director, Office of New Schools
Jan Alswager, Chief Lobbyist, Education Minnesota

Representative Mariani moved to incorporate HF0063DE3 amendment to HF63.

Representative Mariani offered a friendly amendment, changing Page 3 Line 26 "may" to "must.

Representative Greiling requested a roll call.

The following six members voted aye:
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
DITTRICH
GREILING
MARIANI
SLOCUM

The following twelve members voted nay:
GAROFALO
KELLY
ANDERSON, P
ANZELC
BILLS
DOWNEY
ERICKSON
FABIAN
LOON
MYHRA
QUAM
WOODARD

The following two members were excused:
PETERSON
WARD

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Greiling requested a roll call on HF 63.

Chair Garofalo moved that HF63 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The following twelve members voted aye:
GAROFALO
KELLY
ANDERSON, P
BILLS
DOWNEY
ERICKSON
FABIAN
LOON
MARIANI
MYHRA
QUAM
WOODARD

The following six members voted nay:
ANZELC
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
DITTRICH
GREILING
SLOCUM

The following two members were excused:
PETERSON
WARD

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF88 (Doepke) Student health personnel set-aside removed.

Representative Loon moved HF88 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Rep. Garofalo moved the HF0088A1 amendment to HF88.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Colleen Mertesdorf, Minnesota Association of Business Officials, Director of Finance and Operations, Faribault Public Schools
Chris Moe, President, Minnesota Association of School Councilors
Dan Campo, Minnesota School Councilors

Chairman Garofalo called a recess to the call of the chair at 2:28 p.m.





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REP. PAT GAROFALO, CHAIR



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Rebecca Peichel
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF88 (Doepke) - School personnel maintenance of effort and set-aside requirements removed, and financial decision making returned to school districts.
  • HF63 (Garofalo) - Teacher licensure provisions amended, alternative teacher preparation program and limited-term teacher license established, and report required.
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01:25 - Gavel.
01:54 - HF63 (Garofalo) Teacher licensure provisions amended, alternative teacher preparation program and limited-term teacher license established, and report required.
1:35:53 - HF88 (Doepke) Student health personnel set-aside removed.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 57 minutes.