STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:33 P.M. on March 6, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
HF 1540 (Liebling): University of Minnesota pediatric resident mental health training program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Representative Bernardy moved HF 1540 be referred to Ways & Means.
-Dr. Emily Borman-Shoap – University of Minnesota
-Dr. Catie Steingraeber – University of Minnesota
Representative Bernardy renewed her motion HF 1540 be referred to Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILS.
Representative Vang moved to approve the minutes from March 5, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILS.
HF 684 (Mann): Relating to health; requesting the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to establish an advisory council on rare diseases; appropriating money.
Representative Lien moved HF 684 be referred to Ways & Means.
-Erica Barnes – Rare Disease Advisory Council
Representative Bernardy moved author’s amendment H0684A1 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILS.
Representative Lien renewed his motion to refer HF 684 as amended to Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILS.
HF 977 (Vang): Low-income students college admission and graduation programs funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Representative Vang moved HF 977 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.
-Kumar Balasubrahmanyan – College Possible
-Sara Dzuik – College Possible
-Vincent Henry Jr. – College Possible
Representative Vang renewed her motion HF 977 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILS.
HF 1201 (Nornes): Aviation degree loan forgiveness provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Representative Nornes moved HF 1201 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.
-Gordon Hoff – Minnesota Business Aviation Association
-Daniel Fanning – Lake Superior College
Representative Nornes renewed his motion HF 1201 to be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVIALS.
The meeting adjourned at 3:46 P.M.
Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair
Adeline Miller, Committee Legislative Assistant