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2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING - Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

May 05, 2020

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

HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the remote meeting to order at 2:30 P.M. on May 5, 2020, pursuant to House Rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via House Public Information Services. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
DANIELS, Brian
FRANSON, Mary
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LAYMAN, Sandy
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
LUCERO, Eric
POPPE, Jeanne
QUAM, Duane
RUNBECK, Linda
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou

Representative Vang moved the minutes from April 28, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 3089 (Koegel) Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Lillie moved that H.F. 3089 be referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Representative Lillie renewed his motion that H.F. 3089 be referred to the Ways & Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 3232 (Pelowski) Career and technical education teacher training pilot project created, and money appropriated.

Representative Poppe moved that H.F. 3232 be referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Representative Poppe renewed her motion that H.F. 3232 be referred to the Ways & Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice-Chair Pryor assumed the gavel at 2:39 P.M.

H.F. 3992 (Bernardy) Office of Higher Education policy changes provided, including financial aid, institutional approval, and Minnesota college savings plan; fees established and increased, and report required.

Chair Bernardy moved that H.F. 3392 be referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Chair Bernardy moved the DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying:
-Paul Cerkvenik, President, Minnesota Private College Council
-Betsy Talbot, Office of Higher Education
-Dennis Olson, Commissioner, Office of Higher Education

Representative Daniels moved to lay H.F. 3392 as amended on the table. A Roll Call was requested.

AYES
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
DANIELS, Brian
FRANSON, Mary
LAYMAN, Sandy
LUCERO, Eric
QUAM, Duane
RUNBECK, Linda

NAYS
BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
POPPE, Jeanne
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou

With 7 ayes and 10 nays THE MOTION DOES NOT PREVAIL.

Chair Bernardy renewed her motion that H.F. 3392 as amended be referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

AYES
BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
POPPE, Jeanne
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou

NAYS
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
DANIELS, Brian
FRANSON, Mary
LAYMAN, Sandy
LUCERO, Eric
QUAM, Duane
RUNBECK, Linda

With 10 ayes and 7 nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 4:02 P.M.



_____________________________________________
Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair


_____________________________________________
Eric Petersen, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at adeline.miller@house.mn. If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. Agenda: I. Call to Order II. Approval of minutes of April 28, 2020 III. HF 3089 (Koegel) - Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated. IV. HF 3232 (Pelowski) - Career and technical education teacher training pilot project created, and money appropriated. V. HF 3392 (Bernardy) - Office of Higher Education policy changes provided, including financial aid, institutional approval, and Minnesota college savings plan; and report required. A. DE2 Amendment VI. Adjournment Note: HF 3089 and HF 3232 received a full hearing earlier in the session and therefore will have limited testimony. This committee hearing may be listened to 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 If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff (adeline.miller@house.mn) at least 1 hour before the remote hearing and they will provide instructions. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Bills Added:
  • HF3232 (Pelowski) - Career and technical education teacher training pilot project created, and money appropriated.
  • HF3089 (Koegel) - Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3392 (Bernardy) - Office of Higher Education policy changes provided, including financial aid, institutional approval, and Minnesota college savings plan; fees established and increased; and report required.
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •. 05:03 - HF3089 (Koegel) Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated. 07:28 - HF3232 (Pelowski) Career and technical education teacher training pilot project created, and money appropriated. 09:16 - HF3392 (Bernardy) Office of Higher Education policy changes provided, including financial aid, institutional approval, and Minnesota college savings plan; and report required. Rubs 1 hour, 32 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.