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Education Policy

NINETEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 14, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH 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 10:08 A.M. on March 14, 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

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Rep. Roger Erickson moved that the minutes of March 12, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting recessed at 10:10 A.M.

The meeting reconvened at 10: 46 A.M.

Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 1151 be passed and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Rep. Mariani moved to amend H.F. 1151. (see attached amendment H1151DE3) THE MOTION PREVAILED

Rep. Mariani moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A3)

The following people testified on the amendment H1151A3:

Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education
Brian Sweeney, Charter Schools of America

Rep. Mariani renewed his motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A3)

Rep. Sondra Erickson requested a division vote on the motion

There were 8 AYES, 10 NAYS, 3 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Davnie moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A4
Rep. Davnie withdrew amendment
H1151A4

Rep. Isaacson moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A7) THE MOTION PREVAILED THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Marquart moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A8)

Rep. Marquart withdrew amendment H1151A8

Rep. Bly moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A12)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:

Sue Abderholden, NAMI MN

Rep. Bly renewed the motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended, (see attached amendment H1151A12) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Roger Erickson moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A18)

Rep. Urdahl requested a division vote on the motion

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

Rep. Faust moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A14)

Rep. Faust withdrew amendment H1151A14

Rep. Bly moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A23)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:

Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Bly withdrew his amendment

Rep. Bly moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A27)

Rep. Bly incorporated the following oral amendment into amendment H1151A27:

Page 1, Line 18, delete “group”, insert “commissioner”
Page 1, Line 24, delete “group”, insert “commissioner”

Rep. Bly renewed his motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A27) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Davnie moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A4)

Rep. Davnie incorporated the following oral amendment into amendment H1151A4:

Page 1, Line 14, after five, inserts “adult basic education”
Page 1, Line 14, delete “instructional experts”, insert “teachers”

Rep. Davnie renewed his motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A4, as amended) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

The meeting was recessed at 11:33 A.M..

The meeting was reconvened at 5:57 P.M.

Rep. Urdahl moved to amend H.F. 1151 (see attached amendment H1151A5)

Rep. Urdahl requested a division vote on the motion

There were 9 AYES, 6 NAYS, 6 EXCUSED. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Marquart moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A8)

Rep. Marqaurt moved to incorporate the following oral amendment into amendment H1151A8:

Page 5, Line 36, after later insert “ and applies to agreements entered into after the effective date of this section”

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:

Ted Kolderie, Education Evolving
Kirk Schneidawind, Minnesota School Board Association
Jan Alswager, Education Minnesota

Rep. Marquart renews his motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A8, as amended)

Rep. Sondra Erickson requested a division vote on the motion

There were 7 AYES, 8 NAYS, 6 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Wills moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A16)

Rep. Wills renewed her motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A16) MOTION DOES NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT IS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Kiel moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A19)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:

Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education
Sue Abderholden, NAMI MN
Rick Heller, Citizen Advocate

Rep. Keil renewed her motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A19) MOTION DOES NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Bly moved to reconsider the motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see amendment H1151A5) THE MOTION PREVAILED

Rep. Urdahl moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see amendment H1151A5)

Rep. Urdahl withdrew the amendment

Rep. Faust moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A14)

The following people offered testimony:

Brad Lundell, Minnesota Administrators of Special Education

Rep. Faust renews his motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A14) MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Sondra Erickson moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A21)

Rep. Sondra Erickson requested a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYES: Sondra Erickson, Anderson, Barrett, Kiel, Kresha, Nornes, Wills
VOTING NAYES: Mariani, Brynaert, Benson, Bly, Davnie, Roger Erickson, Faust, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky
EXCUSED: Isaacson, Leidiger, Yarusso

There were 7 AYES, 10 NAYS, 3 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Sondra Erickson moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A26) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Sondra Erickson moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A24)

The following people testified on the amendment:

Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education
Jennifer Dugan, Director, Student Testing and Assessments at MDE
Rick Heller, Citizen Advocate
Mary Cecconi Parents United
Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnerships
Rose Hermodson, Asst. Commisioner, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Sondra Erickson requests a roll call on the motion

VOTING AYE: Sondra Erickson, Anderson, Barrett, Kiel, Kresha, Nornes, Urdahl, Wills
VOTING NAYE: Mariani, Brynaert, Benson, Bly, Davnie, Roger Erickson, Faust, Isaacson, Marquart, Morgan, Sawatzky,Yarusso
VOTING EXCUSED: Leidiger

There were 8 AYES, 12 NAYS, 1 EXCUSED. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Mariani moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A29)

The following people testified on the amendment:

Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education
Cindy Murphy, Director of Charter Schools, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Mariani renewed his motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A29) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Mariani moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A30)

The following people testified on the amendment:

Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Mariani renewed her motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A30) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Sondra Erickson moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A31)

The following people testified on the amendment:

Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Sondra Erickson renewed her motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended (see attached amendment H1151A31) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED

Rep. Urdahl moved to amend H.F. 1151, as amended, with the following oral amendment:

Page 25, Line 27, delete "a" and insert "up to three" and delete "license" and insert "licenses"
Page 28, Line 8, delete "a" and insert "up to three"
Page 28, Line 9, delete "license" and insert "licenses"
Page 28, Line 23, delete ", one-year"
Page 28, Line 32, delete "obtained a" and insert "has been issued three" and delete "license" and insert "licenses"
Page 28, Line 33, delete "one-year" and delete "the licensee:"
Page 28, delete lines 34 to 36
Page 29, delete line 1
Page 29, Line 2, delete "(3)"
Page 31, Line 3, delete "a" and insert "up to three" and delete "license" and insert "licenses"

Rep. Urdahl renews the motion to amend H.F. 1151, as amended, with an oral amendment THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Rep. Mariani renews the motion that H.F. 1151 be passed and referred to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 7:58 A.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:
  • 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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