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TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 21, 2013

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

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Paul Marquart

MINUTES

Representative Marquart, Chair of the Committee on Education Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM, March 21, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Marquart, Chair
Woodard, GOP Lead
Anzelc
Bernardy
Brynaert
Davnie
Erickson, S.
Gruenhagen
Hertaus
Mariani
McDonald
Moran
Morgan
Myhra
Newton
Quam
Radinovich
Selcer
Wills

Members excused:
Slocum, Vice Chair

A quorum was present.

Representative Myhra moved the minutes of March 20th, 2013 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Davnie moved HF826 (Davnie) Safe and supportive schools provided for, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.

Representative Davnie moved the author's H0826A62 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Davnie moved the author's H0826A52 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Public testimony was provided by Walter Roberts Jr. - Co-chair of Governor's Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying; Anne Hooper of the Hazelden Foundation; and Curt Carpenter, Principal at Clear Springs Elementary School - Minnetonka Public Schools. Each spoke in support of the bill. Peter Noll of Minnesota Catholic Conference spoke against the bill. Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Association of School Administrators; Roger Aronson, Elementary and Secondary School Principals; Kirk Schneidawind, Minnesota School Board Association; Jill E. Coyle, School District Attorney for Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools; Jim Field, President of the Minnesota Independent School Forum; and Rick Heller, unofficial representative of the twice exceptional print-disabled also testified.

Members' questions and comments were addressed throughout the bill presentation. Kevin McHenry of the Minnesota Department of Education responded to Representative Woodard's question at 9:40 AM. Jody Buhr of Education Minnesota responded to Representative Woodard's question at 9:45 AM.

Representative Marquart called a recess at 9:51 AM.

Representative Marquart recalled the meeting to order at 4:08 P.M. in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

Representative Marquart moved the H0826A56 amendment.

Representative Marquart moved to orally amend the H0826A56 amendment as follows:

Page 1 Line 2 after "9," insert: "delete"

Page 1 delete line 3

Page 1 delete line 4

Representative Marquart's oral amendment was incorporated into the H0826A56 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Woodard withdrew the H0826A61 amendment.

Representative Woodard moved the H0826A59 amendment.

The following people testified on the H0826A59 amendment:

Rick Heller

Representative Woodard requested a roll call and the Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll as follows:

The following members voted in the affirmative:

ERICKSON, S.
GRUENHAGEN
HERTAUS
MCDONALD
MYHRA
QUAM
WILLS
WOODARD

The following members voted in the negative:

MARQUART
BERNARDY
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
MARIANI
MORAN
MORGAN
NEWTON
RADINOVICH
SELCER

Being 8 votes in the affirmative and 10 in the negative: THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Wills withdrew the H0826A55 amendment.

Representative McDonald moved the H0826A57 amendment.

Representative McDonald requested a roll call and the Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll as follows:

The following members voted in the affirmative:

ERICKSON, S.
GRUENHAGEN
HERTAUS
MCDONALD
MYHRA
QUAM
WILLS
WOODARD

The following members voted in the negative:

MARQUART
BERNARDY
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
MARIANI
MORAN
MORGAN
NEWTON
RADINOVICH
SELCER

Being 8 votes in the affirmative and 10 in the negative: THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Erickson, S. moved the H0826A54 amendment.

The following people testified on the H0826A54 amendment:

Rose Hermodson and Kevin McHenry, of the Department of Education; and Rick Heller, Twice Exceptional

Representative Erickson, S. requested a roll call and the Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll as follows:

The following members voted in the affirmative:

ERICKSON, S.
GRUENHAGEN
HERTAUS
MCDONALD
MYHRA
NEWTON
QUAM
WILLS
WOODARD

The following members voted in the negative:

MARQUART
BERNARDY
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
MARIANI
MORAN
MORGAN
RADINOVICH
SELCER

Being 9 votes in the affirmative and 9 in the negative: THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative McDonald moved the H0826A58 amendment.

Representative McDonald requested a roll call and the Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll as follows:

The following members voted in the affirmative:

ERICKSON, S.
GRUENHAGEN
HERTAUS
MCDONALD
MYHRA
QUAM
WILLS
WOODARD

The following members voted in the negative:

MARQUART
BERNARDY
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
MARIANI
MORAN
MORGAN
NEWTON
RADINOVICH
SELCER

Being 8 votes in the affirmative and 10 in the negative: THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative McDonald moved to orally amend HF0826 as follows:

Line 3.4 delete the first "," insert "and" and delete ", community organizations"

Representative McDonald withdrew the oral amendment.

Representative Woodard moved to table HF826.

Representative Woodard requested a roll call and the Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll as follows:

The following members voted in the affirmative:

ERICKSON, S.
GRUENHAGEN
HERTAUS
MCDONALD
MYHRA
QUAM
WILLS
WOODARD

The following members voted in the negative:

MARQUART
BERNARDY
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
MARIANI
MORAN
MORGAN
NEWTON
RADINOVICH
SELCER

Being 8 votes in the affirmative and 10 in the negative: THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Davnie moved that HF826, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Wills requested a roll call and the Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll as follows:

The following members voted in the affirmative:

MARQUART
BERNARDY
BRYNAERT
DAVNIE
MARIANI
MORAN
MORGAN
NEWTON
RADINOVICH
SELCER

The following members voted in the negative:

ERICKSON, S.
GRUENHAGEN
HERTAUS
MCDONALD
MYHRA
QUAM
WILLS
WOODARD

Being 10 votes in the affirmative and 8 votes in the negative: THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:46 P.M.



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Representative Paul Marquart, Chair

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Joe Gould, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Documents:

HF826 (Davnie) Safe and supportive schools provided for, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated. - pending referral