STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:49 p.m. on March 5th, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LOON, Jenifer, Chair HERTAUS, Jerry
KRESHA, Ron, VC MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Mary, DFL Lead MULLERY, Joe
ANDERSON, Paul NEWTON, Jerry
ANZELC, Tom NORNES, Bud
BENNETT, Peggy PETERSON, Roz
CHRISTENSEN, Drew QUAM, Duane
DAVNIE, Jim SELCER, Yvonne
DETTMER, Bob SLOCUM, Linda
ERICKSON, Sondra WILLS, Anna
A quorum was present.
Representative Bennett moved the minutes of March 4th, 2015, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF996 Sundin, Independent School District No. 91, Barnum authorized to transfer money between community service accounts.
Representative Loon moved HF996 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Sundin testified on HF996.
Additional Testifiers on HF996:
Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Boards Association
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Community Education Association
Representative Loon laid over HF996 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.
HF1110 Fischer, Water conservation programming in Minnesota schools grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Representative Loon moved HF1110 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Fischer testified on HF1110.
Additional Testifiers on HF1110:
Dr. Michael Lovell, Superintendent, White Bear Lake Area Schools
Sophie Davis, Student, Sunrise Park Middle School
Ben Butters, Teacher, Matoska International School
Paul Steinhauser, Race to Reduce and H2O for Life
Representative Loon laid over HF1110 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.
HF1344 Schultz, Duluth Children's Museum grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Representative Loon moved HF1344 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Representative Schultz testified on HF1344.
Additional Testifiers on HF1344:
Cameron Bloom Kruger, Duluth Children’s Museum
Michael Garcia, Retired CEO Duluth Children’s Museum
Kyle Terrio-Johnson, Duluth Children’s Museum, Chair-Elect Board of Trustees
Representative Loon laid over HF1344 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.
The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:05 p.m.
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair
Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant