STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 4:12 P.M. on March 11, 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. Marquart moved that the minutes of February 28, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Rep. Davnie moved that the minutes of March 5, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Rep. S. Erickson moved that the minutes of March 7, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Rep. Nornes moved that the minutes of March 8, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Rep. Mariani moved H.F. 1151 and recommended that it be laid over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Rep. Mariani presented H.F. 1151 (Mariani); Early childhood through grade 12 education policies modified including general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, and early childhood education.
Vice Chair Brynaert assumed the gavel at 4:21 P.M.
Chair Mariani re-assumed the gavel at 4:32 P.M.
The following people presented testimony on H.F. 1151:
Daron Korte, MN Dept. of Education
Beth Aune, Director of Academic Standards, MDE
Cindy Murphy, Charter Center Director, MDE
Rep. Davnie moved to amend H.F. 1151, (see attached amendment H1151A1
The following person testified on amendment H1151A1:
Mary Gilbert, Saint Paul Public Schools
Rep. Davnie moved to withdraw his proposed amendment.
Chair Mariani laid over the bill.
Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 562 be passed and recommended to be referred to Health and Human Services Finance.
Rep. Abeler presented H.F. 562 (Abeler); Medical Assistance coverage provided for services provided by a licensed professional counselor.
The following people offered testimony on H.F. 562
Sue Abderholden, NAMI
Rep. Mariani moved to amend H.F. 562 (see attached amendment H0562DE1
Rep. Mariani incorporates the following oral amendment into amendment H0562DE1:
Page 1, Line 1.7, after "individual", insert "who is"
Page 1, Line 1.8, after "Social Work,", insert "and"
The committee voted on the amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.
Rep. Mariani renewed the motion that H.F. 562, as amended be passed and recommended to be referred to Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Rep. Urdahl moved that H.F. 984 be laid over and recommended for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
The following people offered testimony on H.F. 984:
Mike MacMiller, MN Boy's Hockey Assoc. President
Mike Beck, MN. Athletic Directors President
Kirk Schneidawind, MN School Board Association
Chair Mariani laid this bill over for possible inclusion.
Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 354 be laid over and recommended for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.
Rep. Selcer presented H.F. 354 (Selcer); Teacher licensure renewal requirements related to recognizing mental illness in children and adolescents clarified
The following people offered testimony on H.F.354:
Sue Abderholden, NAMI MN
Chair Mariani laid this bill over.
Rep. R. Erickson moved that H.F. 1067 be passed and referred to the General Register
Rep. R. Erickson presented H.F. 1067 (R. Erickson); Land transfer from Red Lake School District to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians authorized. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Rep. Urdahl moved that H.F. 734 be passed and referred to the Committee on Government Operation
Rep. Urdahl presented H.F. 734 (Urdahl); Career and rechnical education advisory task force established for improving student outcomes in grades 11 to 14
Rep. Urdahl renews his motion that H.F. 734 be passed and referred to the Committee on Government Operation. THE MOTION PREVAILED
The meeting was adjourned at 6:38 P.M.
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair
Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant