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Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 12, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 8:55 am on March 12th, 2020 in Capitol Room 120.

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 10th, 2020 be approved with one technical correction. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3954 (Koegel) - Head Start funding allocation modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Wazlawik moved HF3954 before the committee.

Representative Koegel presented HF3954.

Testifiers:
Dr. Mary Lockhart-Findling, Head Start Director, United Community Action Partnership
Emily Overland, Head Start Parent
Sandy Simar, Head Start Director, Child Care Resource and Referral, Rochester

Chair Pinto laid over HF3954.

HF3737 (Pryor) - Human services hearing procedures, crimes, background studies, and licensure requirements provisions modified.

Representative Pryor renewed her motion that HF3737 be placed on the General Register.

Representative Pryor moved that the H3737DE3 be added to HF3737. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Pryor presented HF3737, as amended.

Testifiers:
Julie Seydel, Public Policy Director, Minnesota Association of Child Care Professionals
Beth Fraser, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Chair Pinto laid over HF3737, as amended.

The meeting was recessed at 9:41am and did not reconvene.




Representative Dave Pinto, Chair




Polly Cerkvenik, Committee Legislative
Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3737 (Pryor) - Child care provider licensing and training provisions amended.
  • HF3954 (Koegel) - Head Start funding allocation modified, and money appropriated.

HF3737 (Pryor) - Human services hearing procedures, crimes, background studies, and licensure requirements provisions modified.

HF3954 (Koegel) - Head Start funding allocation modified, and money appropriated.

More agenda items may be added.

NOTES:
If you wish to testify or submit materials on any of these bills, please contact the Committee Administrator, Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn), by 12:00pm the day before the hearing.

Members of the public will be asked to limit their comments to two minutes each.