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Education Policy

TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 04, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH 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 10:00 AM, March 4, 2014 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 2133 be referred to the Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance

Rep. Moran presented H.F. 2133 (Moran) Postsecondary tuition endowment establishment task force created.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2133:
Mr. Benjamin Michie, Council on Black Minnesotans
Yende Anderson, Council on Black Minnesotans

Chair Mariani renews his motion that H.F. 2133 be re-referred to the Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 2326 be referred to the Committee on Education Finance

Rep. Slocum presented H.F. 2326 (Slocum) Recovery program additional funding sources created for students, and money appropriated.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2326:
Lea Dahl, Area Learning Center Operations Principal, ISD 287
Amber, Student

Chair Mariani renews his motion that H.F. 2272 be re-referred to the Committee Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Davnie moved that H.F. 2272 be referred to the Committee on Education Finance

Rep. Davnie presented H.F. 2272 (Davnie) School service contracts best value analysis and minimum standards required.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2272:
Isaiah Campbell and Val Rolstad, SEIU local 284
Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Board Association
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota School Board Association
Jim Bartholomew, Business Partnership

Chair Mariani renews his motion that H.F. 2010 be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Rep. Erickson requested a roll call on the motion

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

There were 10 AYES, 9 NAYS, and 2 EXCUSED. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:58 AM




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Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



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Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2272 (Davnie) - School service contracts best value analysis and minimum standards required.
  • HF2133 (Moran) - Postsecondary tuition endowment establishment task force created.
  • HF2326 (Slocum) - Recovery program additional funding sources created for students, and money appropriated.