Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Education Policy

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 20, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH 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., March 20, 2014 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:

A quorum was present

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 2397, as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Chair Mariani presented H.F. 2397, as amended (Mariani) Omnibus K-12 policy and technical bill.

Chair Mariani moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A13-1)

The following person offered testimony on the amendment:
Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education

Chair Mariani renewed the motion to amend H.F. (see attached amendment H2397A13-1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A9-1) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Brynaert moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A4) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Davnie moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A3-1) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Kresha moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A16-1)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:

Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Kresha renewed the motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A16-1) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Erickson, S. moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A15-1)

Rep. Erickson, S. withdrew the amendment

Rep. Wills moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A29)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:
Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Wills renewed the motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A29) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Yarusso moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A7)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:
Cindy Criste, Minnesota Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Justin Mann, Student Teacher
Deb Hittin, Gustavus College

Rep. Yarusso renewed the motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A7) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Kiel moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment
H2397A20)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:
Kevin McHenry, Minnesota Department of Education
Jim Grathwol, Minneapolis Public Schools

Rep. Kiel withdrew her amendment.

The Chair laid the bill over


The meeting was recessed at 10:54 A.M.

The meeting was reconvened at 6:05 P.M.

Chair Brynaert assumed the gavel at 6:06 P.M.

Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 925 be referred to the General Registry. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mariani assumed the gavel at 6:07 P.M.

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 2397, as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Rep. Faust moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment
H2397A33) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Faust moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A28)

Rep. Faust incorporated the following amendment:

Page 5, line 5.23, after “2;” strike “122A.71;”

The following person offered testimony on the amendment:
Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education

Rep. Faust incorporated the following amendment:

Remove Section 2, from Page 2, line 2.6 to Page 5, line 5.15.

Rep. Faust renewed is motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A29) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Urdaul moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A11-1)

The following person offered testimony on the amendment:

Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Board Association

Rep. Urdaul incorporated the following amendment:

Page 1, line 1.6, strike “123B.20; 123B.22”

Rep. Urdaul renewed his motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A11-1) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Yarusso moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A27)

The following people offered testimony on the amendment:
Ron Dicklich, Executive Director of RAMS
Joe Silko, Director of EIP

Rep. Yarusso renewed the motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A27) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Benson moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A32)

Rep. Benson incorporated the following amendment:

Page 1, delete paragraph (a), line 1.5 to line 1.8 and insert the following:

For purposes of the section, rigorous high school courses such as advanced placement, international baccalaureate, or project lead the way; or dual enrollment courses such as PSEO, concurrent enrollment, or college in the schools

The following people testified on the amendment:
Joe Nathan, Center for School Change
Elyse Ruiz, Chicano Latino Affairs Council
Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Board Association
Roger Aronson, Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Melissa Gutherson, Center for School Change

Rep. Benson withdrew the amendment.

Rep Barrett moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A24-1)

Rep. Barrett incorporated the following amendment:

Page 1, line 1.16, after “appointed by the senate”, insert “majority leader”.

Rep Barrett renews his motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A24-1) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Erickson, S. moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A6) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Bly moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment A14-0928
Rep. Davnie moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment
H2397A10)

Rep. Davnie incorporated the following amendment:

Page 1, line 4, delete “22” and insert “26”
Page 1, line 4, delete “30” and insert “15”
Page 1, line 4, delete “90” and insert “45”

Rep. Davnie renewed his motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A10) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Davnie moved to incorporate the following into the H2397A10 amendment:

After line 1.4 insert “Page 77, line 22, delete ‘15’ and insert ‘45’”

The committee voted on the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Bly moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A12)

Rep Bly incorporated the following oral amendment

Page 1, line 13 after “district.” Insert “in addition to meeting the other accountability measures under chapter 120B,”

The committee voted on the amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Bly renewed his motion to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A12, as amended) THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Bly moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A35)

Rep. Bly incorporated the following amendment

Page 3, Line 3.12, after “Sec.”, insert “17”

Rep. Bly withdrew this amendment

Rep. Erickson, S. moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A23-1) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVIAL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Bly moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A35)

Rep. Bly incorporated the following oral amendment

Page 2, line 2.10, delete “must”, insert are encouraged to
Page 2, line 2.11, delete “are encouraged to use”
Page 2, line 2.12, delete “shall”, insert “may”
Page 2, line 2.26, delete “must”. Insert “may”
Remove lines 3.11 to 3.18

Rep. Bly withdrew this amendment

Rep. Morgan moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment H2397A34) THE MOTION DID NOT PREVIAL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Mariani moved to amend H.F. 2397, as amended (see attached amendment A14-092) THE MOTION PREVIALED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following people offered testimony on H.F. 2397:
Rick Heller, Unofficial Representative of the Twice Exceptional Print Disabled

Chair Mariani moved that H.F. 2397, as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The meeting adjourned at 8:56 P.M.

___________________________
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



_________________________________________
Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2397 (Mariani) - Omnibus education policy bill.
  • HF925 (Mariani) - School district ability to request department assistance clarified.
Documents:

Consideration of Amendments