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Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

TWENTY-FIRST MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 28, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Pinto, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:02 am on March 28th, 2019 in Capitol Room 120.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
PINTO, Dave, Chair
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie, Vice-Chair
FRANSON, Mary
BAHNER, Kristin
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WEST, Nolan

A quorum was present.

Representative Bahner moved that the minutes from March 26th, 2019, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2610 (Pinto)-- School readiness aid modified.

Chair Pinto moved that HF2610, as amended, be referred to the Education Finance Division.

Chair Pinto moved that the H2610A8 amendment be added to HF2610, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Pinto moved that the H2610A7 amendment be added to HF2610, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Heintzeman moved that the H2610A4 amendment be added to HF2610, as amended.

Representative Heintzeman requested a roll call vote.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
BAHNER, Kristin
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

There being 4 AYEs and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative West moved that the H2610A5 amendment be added to HF2610, as amended.

Representative West requested a roll call vote.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
WEST, Nolan

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
BAHNER, Kristin
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

There being 4 AYES and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Franson moved that the H2610DE4 amendment be added to HF2610.

Representative Franson requested a roll call.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.

AYES:

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
FRANSON, Mary
BAHNER, Kristin
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami
WEST, Nolan

There being 0 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Pinto renewed his motion that HF2610, as amended, be referred to the Education Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1801 (Pinto) -- Child care, children and family services, licensing, and program integrity various policy and finance governing provisions modified; and appropriations made.

Chair Pinto moved that the H1801A8 amendment be added to HF1801, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Heintzeman moved that the H1801A11 be added to HF1801, as amended.

Representative Heintzeman requested a roll call.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave
BAHNER, Kristin
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSTAIN:
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie

ABSENT:
WEST, Nolan

There being 3 AYES, 5 NAYS, 1 ABSTAIN, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION FAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Demuth moved that the H1801A10 amendment be added to HF1801, as amended.

Representative Demuth requested a roll call.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
BAHNER, Kristin
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSENT:
WEST, Nolan

There being 3 AYES, 6 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION FAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

The meeting was recessed at 9:27 am.

The meeting was reconvened at 5:35 pm in the Basement Hearing Room in the State Office Building.

Representative Franson moved that the H1801A9 amendment be added to HF1801, as amended.

Representative Franson requested a roll call.

Testifiers:
Jennifer Sommerfeld, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Representative Pryor moved that the H1801A9 amendment be divided into three portions as followed:
First Portion: Lines 1.3 to 3.18
Second Portion: Lines 3.19 to 5.16
Third Portion: Lines 5.17 to 6.2

Chair Pinto ruled the amendment divisible.

Representative Pryor moved that the first portion be addressed first, followed by the subsequent portions. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep Franson requested a roll call on each portion.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll on the first portion.

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
BAHNER, Kristin
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSENT:
WEST, Nolan

There being 3 AYES, 6 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION FAILED AND THE PORTION WAS NOT ADOPTED.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll on the second portion.

AYES:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
FRANSON, MARY
BAHNER, Kristin
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSENT:
WEST, Nolan

There being 9 AYES, 0 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE PORTION WAS ADOPTED.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll on the third portion.

AYES:
FRANSON, Mary
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh

NAYS:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
BAHNER, Kristin
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

ABSENT:
WEST, Nolan

There being 3 AYES, 6 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION FAILED AND THE PORTION WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Pinto renewed the motion that HF1801, as adopted, be referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Chair Pinto requested a roll call.

The Committee Legislative Assistant took the roll.

AYES:
PINTO, Dave
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
BAHNER, Kristin
MORRISON, Kelly
PRYOR, Laurie
WAZLAWIK, Ami

NAYS:
FRANSON, Mary
DEMUTH, Lisa
HEINTZEMAN, Josh

ABSENT:
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 AYES, 3 NAYS, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF1801 was referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:36 pm.




Representative Dave Pinto, Chair




Polly Cerkvenik, Committee Legislative
Assistant












More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1801 (Pinto) - Child care, children and family services, licensing, and program integrity various policy and finance governing provisions modified; and appropriations made.
  • HF2610 (Pinto) - School readiness aid modified.

I. Call to Order

II. Education Finance Division Report; HF2610 (Pinto) - School readiness aid modified.

III. Health and Human Services Finance Division Report; HF1801 (Pinto) - Revisor of statutes recodifying of day care facilities' rules and statues instructed.

IV. Adjournment

The Chair intends to reconvene in State Office Building Basement Hearing Room at 5:30PM (or Call of the Chair) to complete mark-up of the Division Reports.