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Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 20, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 20, 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
ANSELMO, Dario
BERNARDY, Connie
DANIELS, Brian
HALEY, Barb
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JESSUP, Randy
LIEN, Ben
OMAR, Ilhan
PRYOR, Laurie
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
WHELAN, Abigail
ZERWAS, Nick

A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved the minutes of March 14, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1524 (Sundin) University of Minnesota Board of Regents member election process modified, recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation provided, and weighted election of candidates provided.

Representative Nornes moved that HF1524 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later time.

Representative Sundin testified on HF1524.

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF1524 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later time.

HF3877 (Schultz) University of Minnesota Board of Regents election process modified.

Representative Nornes moved that HF3877 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later time.

Representative Schultz moved the H3877DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz testified on HF3877, as amended.

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF3877, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later time.


HF2682 (Whelan) Regent Candidate Advisory Council repealed.

Representative Nornes moved that HF2682 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later time.

Representative Whelan moved HF2682DE3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Whelan testified on HF2682, as amended.

Additional testifiers on HF2682, as amended:
Darrin M. Rosha, Congressional District 3, Board of Regents

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF2682, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill, or further consideration at a later time.

HF3372 (Nornes) University of Minnesota Board of Regents member election process modified, and recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation provided.

Representative Nornes moved that HF3372 be re-referred to the Committee of Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Representative Albright moved HF3372DE3 amendment.

Representative Albright withdrew HF3372DE3 amendment.

Representative Nornes moved HF3372DE4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz moved HF3372A2 amendment.

Testifying on HF3372A2 amendment:
Darrin M. Rosha, Congressional District 3, Board of Regents
Lisa Lewis, President and Chief Executive Officer, University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Representative Schultz moved the following oral amendment to HF3372A2:
Delete line 1.17 through line 1.21
THE ORAL AMENDMENT, TO THE AMENDMENT, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz withdrew HF3372A2 amendment, as amended.

Representative Schultz moved HF3372A3 amendment.

Representative Schultz moved the following oral amendment to HF3372A3:
Delete line 1.4 through line 1.9
THE ORAL AMENDMENT, TO THE AMENDMENT, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz moved HF3372A3, as amended. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Schultz moved HF3372A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF3372, as amended:
Max Hurst, Director of Government Affairs for Student Body, University of Minnesota

Representative Nornes renewed the motion that HF3372, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee of Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee meeting was adjourned at 4:43 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:
  • HF3372 (Nornes) - University of Minnesota Board of Regents member election process modified.
  • HF1524 (Sundin) - University of Minnesota Board of Regents member election process modified, recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation provided, and weighted election of candidates provided.
  • HF2682 (Whelan) - Regent Candidate Advisory Council repealed.
  • HF3877 (Schultz) - University of Minnesota Board of Regents election process modified.
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00:53 - HF1524 (Sundin) University of Minnesota Board of Regents member election process modified, recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation provided, and weighted election of candidates provided.
13:41 - HF3877 (Schultz) University of Minnesota Board of Regents election process modified.
27:53 - HF2682 (Whelan) Regent Candidate Advisory Council repealed.
52:14 - HF3372 (Nornes) University of Minnesota Board of Regents member election process modified, and recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation provided.
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