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Education Policy

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 10, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 6:05 P.M., March 10, 2014 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
Davnie
Marquart
Kresha
Urdahl

A quorum was present

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 1942 be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations

Rep. Mullery presented H.F. 1942 (Mullery) Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council established for the Education Department

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 1942:

Sia Her, Council of Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Hector Garcia, Chicano Latino Affairs Council
Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education

Chair Mariani renews his motion that H.F. 1942 be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operation. THE MOTION PREVAILED

Rep. Brynaert moved that the minutes of March 5, 2014 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED

Rep. Brynaert moved that the minutes of March 6, 2014 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 2012 be re-referred, as amended to the General Register

Rep. Dettmer presented H.F. 2012, as amended (Dettmer) High school students with disabilities allowed to transfer between schools without affecting their eligibility for varsity competition.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2012:

Andrea Jepson, Law Center
Deb Van Klei and Lonnie Van Klei, Hugo, Minnesota
Roger Aronson, Attorney with the MSHSL
Sue Abderholden, NAMI

Chair Mariani laid this bill over

Rep. Benson moved that H.F. 2230 be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance

Rep. Benson presented H.F. 2230 (Benson) Innovative delivery pilot project clarified, and money appropriated.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2230:
Gary Amoroso, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of School Administrators

Chair Mariani renews his motion that H.F. 2230 be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Isaacson moved that H.F. 2861 be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance

Rep. Isaacson presented H.F. 2861 (Isaacson) Education commissioner directed to consult with experts to determine the content and status of Minnesota's career and technical education programs.

Rep. Isaacson moved to amend H.F. 2861 (see attached amendment A14-0835) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2861:

Rick Heller, Unofficial Representative of the Twice Exceptional Print Disabled

Rep. Isaacson renews his motion that H.F. 2861, as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:37 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:
  • HF2230 (Benson) - Education services and sharing of district resources innovative delivery pilot project clarified, and money appropriated.
  • HF1942 (Mullery) - Cultural and Ethnic Leadership Communities Council established for the Education Department.
  • HF2012 (Dettmer) - High school students with disabilities allowed to transfer between schools without affecting their eligibility for varsity competition.
  • HF2861 (Isaacson) - Education commissioner directed to consult with experts to determine the content and status of Minnesota's career and technical education programs, and money appropriated.
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