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Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 14, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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 March 14, 2018 in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
CHRISTENSEN, Drew, Vice Chair
OMAR, Ilhan

A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved the minutes of March 13, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2669 (Anderson, S.) University of Minnesota sexual harassment reporting requirement imposed, and legislative auditor review of sexual harassment policies request.

Representative Nornes moved HF2669 be re-referred to Committee of Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

Representative Anderson testified on HF2669.

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF2669 be re-referred to the Committee of Civil Law and Date Practices Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Overview on Direct Digital Access to course materials.

Testifying regarding the Direct Digital Access to course materials:

David Anderson, Senior Executive, Education Policy and Innovation at the Association of American Publishers

Gary Westerland, Director, Auxiliary Services Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Bookstore Collaborative Services.

Jessica Garcia, Regional Manager, Pearson Education

The committee heard public testimony regarding Carlson Alumni Event at McNamara Center from Mark Hughes, member of the public.

The Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee meeting was adjourned at 3:43 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:
  • HF2669 (Anderson) - University of Minnesota sexual harassment reporting requirement imposed, and Board of Regents requested to amend harassment policies at the University of Minnesota.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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00:45 - HF2669 (Anderson, S.) University of Minnesota sexual harassment reporting requirement imposed, and legislative auditor review of sexual harassment policies requested.
06:55 - Informational hearing on Direct Digital Access to course materials.
Runs 40 minutes.


Following action taken on bills: Informational hearing on Direct Digital Access to course materials.