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Education Policy

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 28, 2013

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

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION POLICY
Chair, Representative Carlos Mariani

MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of Committee on Education Policy, called the meeting to order at 10:03 A.M. on February 28, 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Mariani, Chair
Brynaert, Vice Chair
Erickson, S., Lead
Anderson, M.
Barrett
Benson, J.
Bly
Davnie
Erickson, R.
Faust
Isaacson
Kiel
Kresha
Leidiger
Marquart
Morgan
Nornes
Sawatzky
Urdahl
Wills
Yarusso

A quorum was present.

Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 261 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the House Floor

Rep. Newton presented H.F. 261 (Newton); School Districts allowed to begin the school year before Labor Day

Representative Sondra Erickson moved to amend H.F. 261, (see attached amendment H0261DE1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Mariani ammends his motion so that H.F. 261, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Commerce Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Davnie moved that H.F. 826 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law.

Rep. Davnie presented H.F. 826 (Davnie); Safe and supportive schools provided for, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated

Rep. Davnie moved to amend H.F. 826, (see attached amendment H0826A30).

Rep. Davnie moved to incorporate an oral amendment as follows:

Page 6, line 14, delete “refer” and insert “provide information about available community resources to” and delete “to connecting and mental”

Page 6, line 14, delete “or others health services”

The committee voted on amendment H0826A30, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The meeting was recessed at 10:44 A.M.

The meeting was reconvened at 5:15 P.M.

The following people provided a presentation on H.F. 826, as amended:

Lisa Larson, House Research
Jake Ross, Student
Dr. Roberts, Gov. Taskforce for Prevention of School Bullying
Nicque Mayberry, Associate Director of Policy in Out Front Minnesota
Julie Blaha, President of Education Minnesota in Anoka-Hennepin Public Schools
Eugene Piccolo, Executive Director of Minnesota Association of Charter Schools
Julie Hertzog, PACER National Bullying Prevention Center Director
Kirsten Schuette, Student
Daron Korte, MN Dept. of Educaiton
Rose Hermodson, MN Dept. of Education
Hunter Sargent, Former Student
Barb Jenson, Bus Drive, SEIU Bus Drivers Local 284
Lori Saroya, Executive Director for the Council on American Islamic Relations
Dr. Thomas Scott, American Academy of Pediatrics
Kim Kang, Minnesota State Council of Disabilities
Ann Gettis, Parent
Tom Prichard, Minnesota Family Council
Barb Anderson, Parent from Champlin
Katherine Kersten, Center for American Experiment
Roger Aronson, Elementary and Secondary Principles
Valarie Dosland, MN Association of School Administrators
Kirk Scheidawind, Minnesota School Board’s Association

Representative Morgan moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0261A22) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Sawatszky moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A29) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Urdahl moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826DE2)

Representative Urdahl requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Urdahl moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A17)

Representative Urdahl requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Kresha moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A9)

Representative Kresha requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Wills moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A31) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Kiel moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A31)

Representative Kiel requested a roll call on the motion

Representative Kiel moves to incorporate the following oral amendment:

Page 1, Line 2, delete “31” insert “32”

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Barrett moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A23)

Representative Barrett requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Anderson moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A13) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Kiel moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A14) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Barrett moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A8)

Representative Barrett requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Barrett moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A15)

Representative Barrett requested a roll call on the motion

Representative Barrett moves to incorporate an oral amendment as follows:

Page 1, Line 1.2, delete “the consent of” insert “notification to”

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, , Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R., Bly

There were 9 AYES, 10 NAYS, 2 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Urdahl moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A34)

Representative Urdahl withdrew his amendment

Representative Erickson moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A10)

Representative Erickson requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Urdahl moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment
H0826A6)

Chair Mariani rules amendment H0826A6 out of order.

Representative Erickson moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A24)

Representative Erickson requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Kiel moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A3)

Representative Kiel incorporates an oral amendment as follows:

Page 1, Line 2, change "page 9" to “page 7" and "line 4, after "121A.56"" to "after line 5" and delete ", except" and insert "(c)"

Representative Kiel requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Kresha moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A11) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Kresha moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A18) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Erickson moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A26)

Representative Erickson requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Representative Erickson moved to amend H.F. 826, as amended, (see attached amendment H0826A27)

Representative Erickson requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Erickson, S., Barrett, Nornes, Kiel, Urdahl, Wills, Anderson, Isaacson, Leidiger
VOTING NAY: Mariani, Benson, J., Brynaert, Bly, Davnie, Faust, Kresha, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky, Yarusso
EXCUSED: Erickson, R.

There were 9 AYES, 11 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Davnie renewed the motion that H.F. 826, as amended, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law to review portions related to data practices. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 11:08 P.M.


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Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



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Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF826 (Davnie) - Safe and supportive schools provided by prohibiting bullying.
  • HF261 (Newton) - School districts allowed to begin the school year before Labor Day.
Documents:

Due to the shortened morning hearing time, public testimony on HF826 will likely have to be taken when the committee reconvenes at 5 p.m.