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Education Finance

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - April 02, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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, April 2, 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 Morgan moved HF1151 (Mariani) Early childhood through grade 12 and adult education policies modified including student accountability, educators, school programs and operations, charter schools, special education, and early childhood education; rulemaking authorized; reports required; and money appropriated.

Public testimony was provided by Amy Mace, Friends of Education; Sue Abderholden of The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota; and Karen Balmer, Minnesota Board of Teaching.

Members' questions and comments were addressed throughout the bill presentation.

Minnesota Department of Education staff members Daron Korte and Jennifer Dugan as well as Karen Hynick of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and Deputy Superintendent Rick Spicuzza of Mounds View Public Schools responded to Representative Erickson and Quams' questions.

At 9:29AM Superintendent Dan Hoverman of Mounds View Public Schools responded to Representative Bernardy's question.

Representative Mariani moved the H1151A37 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mariani moved the H1151A38 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Brynaert moved the H1151A39 amendment. Members' questions and comments were addressed and the amendment was withdrawn.

CHAIR MARQUART LAID OVER HF1151, AS AMENDED, FOR POSSIBLE INCLUSION IN AN OMNIBUS EDUCATION FINANCE BILL.

Representative McDonald moved the minutes of March 21st, 2013 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:52AM.

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Representative Paul Marquart, Chair

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Joe Gould, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1151 (Mariani) - Early childhood through grade 12 and adult education policies modified including student accountability, educators, school programs and operations, charter schools, special education, and early childhood education; rulemaking authorized; reports required; and money appropriated.
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