STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELVETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION POLICY
Chair, Representative Carlos Mariani
Representative Mariani, Chair of Committee on Education Policy, called the meeting to order at 11:01 A.M. on February 26, 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Brynaert, Vice Chair
Erickson, S., Lead
A quorum was present
Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 261 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the General Registry.
Rep. Newton presented H.F. 261 (Newton); School districts allowed to begin the school year before Labor Day.
The following people testified on H.F. 261:
Scott Croonquist, Assoc. of Metropolitan School Districts
Lisa Sjobeck, Board Member, Mounds View Public Schools
Kirk Schneidawind, MN School Boards Association
Jolie Carlson, Small Resorting Industry, Government Affairs
Joe Bagnoli, Minnesota State Fair
Vice Chair Brynaert assumed the gavel at 10:27 A.M.
Chair Mariani assumed the gavel at 10:32 A.M.
Chair Mariani laid the bill over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill
Rep. Bly moved that the minutes of February 21, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep Sawasky moved that the minutes of 6:00 P.M. February 19, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep Barret moved that the minutes of 10:00 A.M. February 19, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Davnie moved that H.F. 477 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Government Operations.
Rep. Davnie presented H.F. 477 (Davnie); Adult high school diploma requirements standardized, and advisory task force established
Vice Chair Brynaert assumed the gavel at 10:51 A.M.
Rep. Davnie moved to amend H.F. 477, (see attached amendment H0477A1
) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following people testified on H.F. 477:
Tom Cytron-Hysom, Legislative Chair, Literacy Action Network
Valerie Doseland, Minnesota Community Education Association
Rep. Davnie renewed the motion that H.F. 477, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:30 A.M..
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair
Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant