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Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 13, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH 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 3:05 PM on March 13, 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
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BERNARDY, Connie
DANIELS, Brian
HALEY, Barb
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JESSUP, Randy
LIEN, Ben
PRYOR, Laurie
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
WHELAN, Abigail
ZERWAS, Nick

Members excused:
ANSELMO, Dario
OMAR, Ilhan

A quorum was present.

Representative Whelan moved the minutes of March 7, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3639 (Albright) Minnesota State College and Universities Board of Trustees cyber security program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Nornes moved that HF3639 be laid over for possible inclusion on the omnibus bill, or for further action at a later date.

Representative Albright testified on HF3639.

Additional testifiers on HF3639:
Mike Wolbrink, Founder of Azule
Kyle Swanson, Ph.D, Dean, Metropolitan State University
Faisal Kaleem, Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University
Ronen Almog, CEO, Cyberess
Laura King, Vice Chancellor of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota State University
Joanne Smith, Student, Metropolitan State University

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF3639 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.

HF3644 (Albright) Metro State University cybersecurity operations center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Nornes moved that HF3644 be laid over for possible inclusion on the omnibus bill, or for further action at a later date.
Representative Albright testified on HF3644.

Additional testifiers on HF3644:
Mike Wolbrink, Founder of Azule
Kyle Swanson, Ph.D, Dean, Metropolitan State University
Faisal Kaleem, Associate Professor, Metropolitan State University
Ronen Almog, CEO, Cyberess
Laura King, Vice Chancellor of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota State University
Joanne Smith, Student, Metropolitan State University

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF3644 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later date.

The Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee meeting was adjourned at 4:12 PM.





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Representative Bud Nornes, Chair



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Princesa Baltazar, Committee Legislative Assistant
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00:40 - Discussion of:.
- HF3639 (Albright) Appropriating money to the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to fund cyber security programs at Metropolitan State University.
- HF3644 (Albright) Appropriating money for a cybersecurity operations center at Metro State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Runs 1 hour, 6 minutes.


HF XXXX (Albright) Appropriating money to the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to fund cyber security programs at Metropolitan State University.
HF XXXX (Albright) Appropriating money for a cybersecurity operations center at Metro State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.


Item removed from agenda:
Followed by an informational hearing on Direct Digital Access to Course Materials