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Education Finance Division

FORTY-FIFTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - May 04, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the virtual meeting to order at 8:02 am on May 4, 2020 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DAVNIE, Jim
SANDSTEDE, Julie
KRESHA, Ron
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DETTMER, Bob
DEMUTH, Lisa
EDELSON, Heather
ERICKSON, Sondra
HUOT, John
JURGENS, Tony
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PRYOR, Laurie
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SANDELL, Steve
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Rep. Kunesh-Podein moved that the minutes from April 23, 2020 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Rep. Jurgens moved that the minutes from April 30, 2020 be approved. Motion prevailed.

HF 4542 (Davnie) This bill is the K12 omnibus education finance bill. The bill contains COVID-19 provisions, changes to some education programs’ structures and appropriations, February 2020 forecast adjustments, and corrections necessitated by the 2019 K12 finance bill.

House Research detailed and walked through HF 4542.

Rep. Davnie moved that HF 4542 be presented before the committee.

Rep. Davnie moved that the DE2 amendment be presented before the committee.

Rep. Davnie moved that the A5 author’s amendment to the DE 2 amendment be presented before the committee.

A roll call vote was taken on the DE2 amendment, as amended by the A5 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Roll Call Vote Count (DE 2, as amended by the A5 author’s amendment); ‘aye’ – 20, ‘no’ – 0:

DAVNIE, Jim (aye)
SANDSTEDE, Julie (aye)
KRESHA, Ron (aye)
BENNETT, Peggy (aye)
DANIELS, Brian (aye)
DETTMER, Bob (aye)
DEMUTH, Lisa (aye)
EDELSON, Heather (aye)
ERICKSON, Sondra (aye)
HUOT, John (aye)
JURGENS, Tony (aye)
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie (aye)
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary (aye)
MARQUART, Paul (aye)
MURPHY, Mary (aye)
NORNES, Bud (aye)
PRYOR, Laurie (aye)
RICHARDSON, Ruth (aye)
SANDELL, Steve (aye)
YOUAKIM, Cheryl (aye)

Rep. Davnie presented HF 4542 DE2, as amended by the A5 author’s amendment.

Rep. Demuth moved that the A1 amendment be presented before the committee.

Rep. Demuth presented the A1 amendment.

Rep. Demuth withdrew the A1 amendment.

Rep. Erickson moved that the A2 amendment be adopted by the committee.

Rep. Erickson presented the A2 amendment.

A roll call vote was taken on the A2 amendment. Motion prevailed.

Roll Call Vote Count (A2 amendment); ‘aye’ – 20, ‘no’ – 0:

DAVNIE, Jim (aye)
SANDSTEDE, Julie (aye)
KRESHA, Ron (aye)
BENNETT, Peggy (aye)
DANIELS, Brian (aye)
DETTMER, Bob (aye)
DEMUTH, Lisa (aye)
EDELSON, Heather (aye)
ERICKSON, Sondra (aye)
HUOT, John (aye)
JURGENS, Tony (aye)
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie (aye)
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary (aye)
MARQUART, Paul (aye)
MURPHY, Mary (aye)
NORNES, Bud (aye)
PRYOR, Laurie (aye)
RICHARDSON, Ruth (aye)
SANDELL, Steve (aye)
YOUAKIM, Cheryl (aye)

Rep. Kresha moved that the A6 amendment be adopted by the committee.

Rep. Kresha presented the A6 amendment.

A roll call vote was taken on the A6 amendment. Motion did not prevail.

Roll Call Vote Count (A6 amendment); ‘aye’ – 8, ‘no’ – 12:

DAVNIE, Jim (no)
SANDSTEDE, Julie (no)
KRESHA, Ron (aye)
BENNETT, Peggy (aye)
DANIELS, Brian (aye)
DETTMER, Bob (aye)
DEMUTH, Lisa (aye)
EDELSON, Heather (no)
ERICKSON, Sondra (aye)
HUOT, John (no)
JURGENS, Tony (aye)
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie (no)
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary (no)
MARQUART, Paul (no)
MURPHY, Mary (no)
NORNES, Bud (aye)
PRYOR, Laurie (no)
RICHARDSON, Ruth (no)
SANDELL, Steve (no)
YOUAKIM, Cheryl (no)

Rep. Kresha moved that the A8 amendment be presented before the committee.

Rep. Kresha presented the A8 amendment.

Rep. Kresha withdrew the A8 amendment.

Rep. Davnie renewed the motion that HF 4542 DE 2, as amended, be adopted by the committee. A roll call vote was taken. Motion prevailed.

Roll Call Vote Count (HF 4542 DE 2, as amended); ‘aye’ – 12, ‘no’ – 8:

DAVNIE, Jim (aye)
SANDSTEDE, Julie (aye)
KRESHA, Ron (no)
BENNETT, Peggy (no)
DANIELS, Brian (no)
DETTMER, Bob (no)
DEMUTH, Lisa (no)
EDELSON, Heather (aye)
ERICKSON, Sondra (no)
HUOT, John (aye)
JURGENS, Tony (no)
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie (aye)
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary (aye)
MARQUART, Paul (aye)
MURPHY, Mary (aye)
NORNES, Bud (no)
PRYOR, Laurie (aye)
RICHARDSON, Ruth (aye)
SANDELL, Steve (aye)
YOUAKIM, Cheryl (aye)

Rep. Davnie renewed the motion that HF 4542, as amended, be referred to the committee on Ways and Means. A roll call vote was taken. Motion prevailed.

Roll Call Vote Count (HF 4542, as amended); ‘aye’ – 12, ‘no’ – 8:

DAVNIE, Jim (aye)
SANDSTEDE, Julie (aye)
KRESHA, Ron (no)
BENNETT, Peggy (no)
DANIELS, Brian (no)
DETTMER, Bob (no)
DEMUTH, Lisa (no)
EDELSON, Heather (aye)
ERICKSON, Sondra (no)
HUOT, John (aye)
JURGENS, Tony (no)
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie (aye)
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary (aye)
MARQUART, Paul (aye)
MURPHY, Mary (aye)
NORNES, Bud (no)
PRYOR, Laurie (aye)
RICHARDSON, Ruth (aye)
SANDELL, Steve (aye)
YOUAKIM, Cheryl (aye)

The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 9:04 am.


______________________________________________
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair

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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4542 (Davnie) - Education omnibus policy bill including COVID-19 formula adjustments.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.

04:48 - HF4542 (Davnie) Forecast adjustments made to general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, and community and lifelong learning; Departments of Education and Labor and Industry responsibilities clarified for construction and skills trades career counseling services; and base appropriations adjusted.
Runs 1 hour, 1 minute.

• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.


HF 4542 (Davnie) Forecast adjustments made to general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, and community and lifelong learning; Departments of Education and Labor and Industry responsibilities clarified for construction and skills trades career counseling services; and base appropriations adjusted.

During this hearing the committee will walk through and mark up the delete everything amendment to HF 4542. This is the DE 2 amendment that is attached. No outside testimony will be taken.

The amendment deadline to House Research is Friday, May 1 at 8 PM.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2
2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig

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