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Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

THIRTY-FIRST MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - April 23, 2020

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


EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Pinto, Chair of the Committee, called the remote Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division meeting to order at 8:01am on Thursday, April 23, 2020 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

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 Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that the minutes from April 16th, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

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

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that HF3954 be re-referred to the Education Finance Division.

Representative Koegel presented HF3954.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn renewed her motion that HF3954 be re-referred to the Education Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn assumed the gavel at 8:19 am.

HF4374 (Pinto): Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified.

Chair Pinto moved HF4374 be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Chair Pinto presented HF4374.

Chair Pinto moved that the H4374A1 amendment be added to HF4374. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Pinto renewed his motion that HF4374, as amended, be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Pinto resumed the gavel at 8:42 am.

HF3678 (Bahner): Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three year of life demonstration project.

Representative Bahner moved that HF3678 be recommended for placement on the General Register.

Representative Bahner presented HF3678.
Testifier:
Dr. Katherine Magnuson, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Representative Bahner renewed her motion that HF3678 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:03am.




Representative Dave Pinto, Chair




Polly Cerkvenik, Committee Legislative
Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4374 (Pinto) - Provider definition amended, and child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified.
  • HF3678 (Bahner) - Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three years of life demonstration project.
  • HF3954 (Koegel) - Head Start funding allocation modified, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
03:37 - HF3954 (Koegel) Head Start funding allocation modified, and money appropriated.
18:04 - HF4374 (Pinto) Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified.
41:19 - HF3678 (Bahner) Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three year of life demonstration project.
Runs 1 hour, 3 minutes.

• 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.


This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

AGENDA
HF4374 (Pinto): Child care assistance provider reimbursement rates modified.

Bill Added:
HF3678 (Bahner): Income and asset exclusion expiration date extended for public assistance program eligibility as part of the income and child development in the first three year of life demonstration project.

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

Additional agenda items may be added


Public Viewing Methods:
This committee hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc


Public Comment Instructions:
If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or submitting written comments, please email the Committee Administrator at alyssa.fritz@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Wednesday, April 22.

*HF3954 received a full hearing on March 12; no additional testimony will be taken at this meeting.

The MN 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.