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Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

THIRTEENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 21, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

MINUTES

Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:03 PM on February 21, 2017, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NORNES, Bud, Chair
CHRISTENSEN, Drew, Vice Chair
PELOWSKI, Gene, DFL Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BERNARDY, Connie
DANIELS, Brian
HALEY, Barb
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JESSUP, Randy
LIEN, Ben
OMAR, Ilhan
PRYOR, Laurie
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
WHELAN, Abigail
ZERWAS, Nick

Members excused:
ANSELMO, Dario

Representative Heintzeman moved that the minutes of February 15, 2017, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1142 (Christensen) Concurrent enrollment provisions modified, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees required to establish a supplemental instruction program.

Representative Christensen moved that HF1142 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1142:
Pakou Yang, System Director of P-20 and College Readiness
Shirley Johnson, North Hennepin Community College
Kenneth Eban, Students For Education Reform

Representative Christensen moved to adopt the H1142DE1 amendment (Christensen). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Christensen renewed his motion that HF1142 as amended be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

HF1369 (Urdahl) College admission and graduation programs for low-income students funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Nornes moved that HF1369 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1369:
Sara Dzuik, Executive Director, College Possible
Kumar Balasubrahmanyan, High School Program Manager, College Possible
Vincent Henry Jr., Senior Coach, College Possible

Chair Nornes renewed his motion that HF1369 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.
HF1189 (Daniels) Large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Nornes moved that HF1189 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1189:
Laura Molgaard, Associate Dean for Academic and Students Affairds, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
Jennifer Groetsch, Student, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
Joe Hammes, Student, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
Tom Hagerty, Governmental Affairs, Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association
Thom Petersen, Government Relations Director, Minnesota Farmers Union

Chair Nornes renewed his motion that HF1189 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

HF1206 (Albright) Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council modified, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury student research scholarship and education program created, and money appropriated.

Chair Nornes moved that HF1206 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Representative Albright moved to adopt the H1206A2 amendment (Albright). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying on HF1206:
Kris Nozal, Traumatic Brian Injury Advocate
Rob Wudlick, Spinal Cord Injury Advocate

Chair Nornes renewed his motion that HF1206 as amended be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

HF1067 (Bernardy) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities required to establish a program allowing secondary school teachers to earn graduate credits required to teach concurrent enrollment courses, and money appropriated.

Chair Nornes moved that HF1067 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

Testifying on HF1067:
Chris Lennox, Superintendent, Mounds View Public Schools
Rich Rosivach, Teacher, Irondale High School
Sam Walseth, Minnesota Rural Education Association

Chair Nornes renewed his motion that HF1067 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:44 PM.

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Representative Bud Nornes, Chair


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Megan Hennen, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1369 (Urdahl) - College admission and graduation programs for low-income students funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1206 (Albright) - Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council modified, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury student research scholarship and education program created, and money appropriated.
  • HF1189 (Daniels) - Large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1142 (Christensen) - Concurrent enrollment provisions modified, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees required to establish a supplemental instruction program.
  • HF1067 (Bernardy) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities required to establish a program allowing secondary school teachers to earn graduate credits required to teach concurrent enrollment courses, and money appropriated.
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01:30 - HF1142 (Christensen) Concurrent enrollment provisions modified, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees required to establish a supplemental instruction program.
31:44 - HF1369 (Urdahl) College admission and graduation programs for low-income students funding provided, and money appropriated.
52:14 - HF1189 (Daniels) Large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:06:40 - HF1206 (Albright) Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council modified, spinal cord and traumatic brain injury student research scholarship and education program created, and money appropriated.
1:25:22 - HF1067 (Bernardy) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities required to establish a program allowing secondary school teachers to earn graduate credits required to teach concurrent enrollment courses, and money appropriated.
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