STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 1:03 p.m. on February 18th, 2015, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LOON, Jenifer, Chair MARIANI, Carlos
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 WILLS, Anna
A quorum was present.
Representative Hertaus moved the minutes of February 17th, 2015, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF844 Loon, Education; funding provided for early childhood and family, prekindergarten through grade 12, adult education, general education, education excellence, special education, facilities, technology, nutrition, libraries, accounting, early childhood, education, self-sufficiency, lifelong learning, and state agencies; and money appropriated.
Representative Loon moved that HF844 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
Representative Loon moved the A15-0045 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifiers on HF844:
Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota Department of Education
Adosh Unni, Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Education
Bobbie Burham, Director of Early Learning Services, Minnesota Department of Education
Tom Melcher, School Finance, Minnesota Department of Education
Peter Woitock, Hunger Solutions Minnesota
Benjamin Mchie, Council on Black Minnesotans
Representative Loon laid over HF844, as amended, for further consideration at a later date.
The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 2:36 p.m.
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair
Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant