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Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 07, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SIXTH 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 3:06 PM on March 7, 2018 in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
ALBRIGHT, Tony
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

A quorum was present.

Representative Heintzeman moved the minutes of March 6, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3051 (Nornes) Loan forgiveness appropriations limited

Representative Nornes moved HF3051 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

Representative Nornes moved the H3051DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nornes testified on HF3051, as amended.

Additional testifiers on HF3051, as amended:
Sean Williams, House Research Analyst

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF3051, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

HF3351 (Anselmo) University of Minnesota asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated

Representative Nornes moved HF3351 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

Representative Anselmo testified on HF3351.

Additional testifiers on HF3351:
Mike Berthelsen, Vice President of University Services, University of Minnesota

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF3351 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

HF3063 (Bliss) Bemidji State University Hagg Sauer Hall replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Nornes moved HF3063 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

Representative Bliss testified on HF3063.

Additional testifiers on HF3063:
Dr. Faith Hensrud, President, Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF3063 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

HF1111 (Pierson) Rochester Community Technical College Memorial and Plaza Halls replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Nornes moved HF1111 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

Representative Pierson testified on HF1111.

Additional testifiers on HF1111:
Mary Davenport, Interim President, Rochester Community and Technical College

Representative Pelowski moved to adopt the following oral amendment:
Line 1.8 change amount of $20,385,500 to $22,853,000
Line 1.17 change amount of $20,385,500 to $22,853,000
THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF1111, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or for further consideration at a later date.

The Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee meeting was adjourned at 3:49 PM.





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Representative Bud Nornes, Chair



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Princesa Baltazar, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3063 (Bliss) - Bemidji State University Hagg Sauer Hall replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3051 (Nornes) - Loan forgiveness appropriations limited.
  • HF1111 (House author not found.) - Rochester Community Technical College Memorial and Plaza Halls replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3351 (Anselmo) - University of Minnesota asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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House TV Video:
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00:43 - HF3051 (Nornes) Loan forgiveness appropriations limited.
06:41 - HF3351 (Anselmo) University of Minnesota asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
20:04 - HF3063 (Bliss) Bemidji State University Hagg Sauer Hall replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
30:32 - HF1111 (Pierson) Rochester Community Technical College Memorial and Plaza Halls replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 43 minutes.