STATE OF MINNESOTA 30th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY AND FINANCE
Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:36 PM on March 6, 2012 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
NORNES, Bud, Chair
DETTMER, Bob, Vice Chair
No members were excused.
HF 2322 (S. Anderson) Mandatory health care coverage expansion waiver required.
Representative Sarah Anderson
Brett Rabe, University of Minnesota graduate student
A quorum was present.
Representative Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 1, 2012 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Dettmer moved that HF 2322 be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Higher Education Omnibus bill.
The committee heard testimony of HF 2322.
Ferdinand Schlapper, Director and Chief Health Officer of Boynton Health Services, University of Minnesota
Carl Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, Boynton Health, University of Minnesota
Susann Jackson, Director Student Health Benefits, Boynton Health, University of Minnesota
Kim Reckinger, parent of University of Minnesota student
Chair Nornes moved that HF 2322 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Higher Education Omnibus Bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Dettmer assumed the gavel at 1:22 PM.
HF 2065 (Nornes) Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State colleges and Universities Board revenue bond debt ceiling increased.
Representative Nornes moved that HF 2065 be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Higher Education Omnibus bill.
Representative Bud Nornes
Laura King, Vice Chancellor of Finance, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Amanda Bardonner, Minnesota State University Student Association
Geoff Dittberner, Minnesota State College Student Association
Representative Dettmer moved that HF 2065 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Higher Education Omnibus Bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The committee heard testimony from the University of Minnesota on paid leave and severance pay.
Eric Kaler, President, University of Minnesota
The meeting was adjourned at 2:11PM.
REP. BUD NORNES, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant