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House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, May 6 2014 - Archive Video
06:11 - Gavel.
07:00 - House Budget Resolution.
10:04 - HF1068 (Hausman) General fund capital investment bill.
28:12 - HF2490 (Hausman) Omnibus capital investment bill.
1:28:55 - SF2470 (Melin) Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research Act.
Runs 2 hours, 49 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, April 22 2014 - Archive Video
03:27 - Gavel.
03:51 - HF2949 (Persell) Unemployment insurance program policy and housekeeping changes made.
13:46 - HF2543 (Hortman) Data classified, reporting requirements modified, permitting efficiencies modified and created, Pollution Control Agency duties modified, administrative penalty order and field citation provisions modified, civil penalties provided, rulemaking required, and money appropriated.
20:03 - SF1689 (Atkins) Minnesota FAIR plan employee benefits authorized.
28:29 - HF2265 (Laine) Secretary of State authorized to obtain data from the Public Safety Department to share data.
39:11 - HF2491 (Hausman) Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
44:51 - HF2031 (Hausman) Public housing rehabilitation and debt service on additional housing infrastructure bonds issued by the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Runs 44 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, April 8 2014 - Archive Video
00:15 - Gavel.
00:42 - House Budget Resolution.
03:04 - HF2852 (Dill) Game and Fish bill.
26:14 - HF2752 (Masin) Metropolitan Council required to adopt standards for light rail vehicles, and Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee review of vehicle standards required.
32:27 - HF2728 (Simonson) Department of Public Safety agency bill, federal conformity.
45:40 - HF2925 (Lesch) Exonerated persons compensated.
Runs 56 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, April 7 2014 - Archive Video
00:00 - Representative Jerry Newton discusses his HF1916 (Special women veterans license plates authorized, and money appropriated).
06:57 - Gavel.
07:37 - HF1951 (Murphy, M.) Omnibus Pensions and Retirement bill.
40:44 - HF1916 (Newton) Special women veterans license plates authorized, and money appropriated.
47:32 - HF3084 (Bernardy) Transportation Department; reporting requirements eliminated; antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, and obsolete provisions eliminated and modernized; and conforming changes made.
49:49 - HF2214 (Sawatsky) Department of Transportation technical bill.
51:36 - HF2384 (Mahoney) Allina Health Systems extended employment services authorization extended.
53:47 - HF2884 (Garofalo) Special electric tariff required for charging electric vehicles.
Runs 50 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Thursday, April 3 2014 - Archive Video
00:41 - Gavel.
01:36 - HF2556 (Newton) Veterans housing and long-term care; new residential facility moratorium exemptions provided, grants provided for veteran housing needs assessments, and money appropriated.
03:46 - HF2757 (Newton) Veterans homes cost of care calculations modified, and annual adjustments provided.
05:03 - HF3241 (Murphy, M.) Omnibus Claims bill.
20:16 - HF2166 (Laine) Electronic rosters in elections study provided, Secretary of state required to evaluate electronic rosters in 2014 election, and electronic roster use authorized statewide.
30:53 - HF2112 (Clark) Housing Opportunities Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created.
34:26 - HF1863 (Loeffler) Executive Branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
Runs 39 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Wednesday, April 2 2014 - Archive Video
03:07 - Gavel.
04:11 - HF2536 (Melin) Women's Economic Security Act (WESA) various provisions established and modified, and money appropriated.
1:23:42 - HF2785 (Dorholt) Central fund feasibility study creation required to pay for costs of providing accommodations to state employees with disabilities.
1:26:08 - HF2365 (Murphy, M.) Professional licensing boards required to expedite license processing for members of the military, temporary licensure provided for military members, and rulemaking authorized.
1:31:13 - HF2029 (Kahn) Diverse racial and ethnic Minnesota community artist study required for funding, impact and needs.
1:33:34 - HF2603 (Hortman) Permissible administrative expenses modified for disbursement of supplemental low-income home energy assistance, and weatherization assistance program money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, April 1 2014 - Archive Video
02:46 - Gavel.
04:04 - HF3167 (Lenczewski) Omnibus tax bill.
42:13 - HF2446 (Simonson) Pharmacy Board cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, laws governing misbranding or adulterated drugs modified, drug definition expanded, emergency drug scheduling authority sunset and legislative reporting requirement repealed, mandatory restitution provided when a person is convicted for selling controlled substance under false pretenses, public education plan established, and money appropriated.
46:51 - HF2576 (Melin) Criminal record expungement governing provisions modified, business screening services required to delete expunged records, and eviction record expungement allowed in some cases.
1:01:24 - HF3014 (Carlson) Public Employment Relations Board created, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, March 31 2014 - Archive Video
10:38 - Gavel.
11:09 - House Budget Resolution.
22:37 - Continue work on HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental Appropriations bill:.
22:57 - HF3264 (Atkins) Minnesota Racing Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.
26:02 - HF3183 (Radinovich) Mille Lacs Tourism Council grant money transferred from Explore Minnesota Tourism.
30:35 - HF3171 (Marquart) Supplemental K-12 Finance bill.
1:01:17 - HF2150 (Huntley) Supplemental Health and Human Services Finance bill.
1:59:03 - HF3158 (Wagenius) Supplemental Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance bill.
2:55:51 - HF2246 (Clark) Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified.
2:53:46 - HF2112 (Clark) Housing Opportunities Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project created, and money appropriated.
2:55:17 - Reconsideration of language related to HF3158 (Wagenius) Supplemental Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance bill.
3:10:04 - Final action on HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental Appropriations bill.
3:10:16 - HF2701 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account created; unused disaster relief appropriation transfer required; a disaster relief cost-share relationship established between the state, local governments, and American Indian tribes and bands; and state public disaster assistance authorized in the absence of federal assistance (pending re-referral).
3:11:34 - HF2658 (Mahoney) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.
3:13:43 - HF2180 (Murphy, E.) School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
3:23:35 - Committee discussion.
Runs 3 hours, 17 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Friday, March 28 2014 - Archive Video
03:06 - Gavel.
05:10 - HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
09:15 - HF3172 (Carlson) Supplemental appropriations bill (vehicle for the Omnibus Supplemental Appropriations bill).
09:24 - HF3144 (Pelowski) Supplemental Higher Education Finance bill.
10:33 - HF2976 (Mahoney) Supplemental Jobs and Economic Development Finance bill.
33:56 - HF3273 (Paymar) Supplemental Public Safety Finance bill.
43:26 - HF3260 (Hornstein) Supplemental Transportation Finance bill.
51:10 - Committee discussion.
Runs 57 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, March 24 2014 - Archive Video
03:57 - Gavel.
04:03 - HF2120 (Holberg) Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy Legislative Commission created.
08:28 - HF3144 (Pelowski) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees funding provided for compensation costs associated with the settlement of employment contracts, and money appropriated.
11:41 - HF1796 (Erhardt) Highway safety work zone prohibitions, requirements, and penalties amended; legislative report mandated; and money appropriated.
29:45 - HF2538 (Poppe) Farm-to-Foodshelf program established, and money appropriated.
31:27 - HF2246 (Clark) Housing; high-risk adults appropriation modified.
34:05 - Chair Carlson discusses plans for the omnibus supplemental budget bill.
Runs 36 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, March 17 2014 - Archive Video
03:27 - Gavel.
04:20 - HF1960 (Halverson) Voting equipment purchase with Help America Vote Act grants deadline extended.
07:17 - SF1952 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
13:48 - HF1926 (Hansen) Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, requirements modified for acquisition of real property with money from outdoor heritage fund, and money appropriated.
33:33 - House Budget Resolution.
1:02:50 - HF2655 (Huntley) Commissioner of human services grant program appropriations modified.
Runs 1 hour, 5 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, March 10 2014 - Archive Video
03:33 - Gavel.
03:57 - HF2480 (Selcer) School nutrition policy provided, and money appropriated.
09:31 - HF1874 (Persell) Environmental and natural resources trust fund appropriations provided, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.
Runs 35 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, March 4 2014 - Archive Video
04:25 - Gavel and consideration of House Budget Resolution.
Runs 14 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee - part 1
Monday, March 3 2014 - Archive Video
04:55 - Gavel.
06:42 - Minnesota Management & Budget report on February Economic Forecast.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee - part 2
Monday, March 3 2014 - Archive Video
07:48 - Gavel and consideration of HF1777 (Lenczewski) Tax returns; sales and use; June accelerated tax payment repealed.
Runs 7 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, February 25 2014 - Archive Video
06:11 - Gavel.
06:48 - Informational hearing on HF2374 (Radinovich) Emergency heating appropriation.
Runs 39 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Friday, December 6 2013 - Archive Video
08:37 - Gavel.
09:08 - November Economic Forecast.
1:10:28 - Minnesota Management & Budget update on statewide budget systems development, including Budget Planning and Analysis System, Fiscal Note Tracking System and Capital Budget System.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.

2013 First Special Session - House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, September 9 2013 - Archive Video
02:23 - Gavel.
03:35 - Special Session HF1 (Poppe) Disaster relief bill.
Runs 46 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, May 14 2013 - Archive Video
10:08 - Gavel.
10:42 - HF1823 (Metsa) Council authorized to establish salaries for legislators, Compensation Council composition changed, and constitutional amendment proposed.
12:20 - HF1297 (Carlson) Legislative Advisory Commission, Legislative Coordinating Commission, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Compensation Council, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission provisions changed.
14:37 - Modify House Budget Resolution.
22:48 - HF1832 (Schomacker) Disaster aid money appropriated to match federal aid for the April 2013 severe winter storm in southwest Minnesota.
30:22 - HF1823 (Metsa) Council authorized to establish salaries for legislators, Compensation Council composition changed, and constitutional amendment proposed.
Runs 1 hour, 3 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee - part 1
Monday, May 6 2013 - Archive Video
07:18 - Gavel.
08:30 - HF863 (Winkler) Campaign finance additional disclosure provided for, and various changes made to campaign finance and public disclosure law.
24:15 - SF1234 (Mahoney) Worker's compensation various policy and housekeeping changes made, advisory council recommendations adopted, and report required.
33:27 - Modify House Budget Resolution.
The committee recessed.
Runs 57 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee - part 2
Monday, May 6 2013 - Archive Video
03:05 - Gavel and consideration of HF1054 (Clark) Marriage between two persons provided for, and exemptions based in religious association provided for.
Runs 11 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee - part 1
Thursday, May 2 2013 - Archive Video
04:22 - Gavel.
07:00 - HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus Energy bill.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 16 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee - part 2
Thursday, May 2 2013 - Archive Video
07:44 - Gavel, and consideration of HF950 (Nelson) Family child care providers and individual providers of direct support services collective bargaining authorized, and Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce created.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, April 29 2013 - Archive Video
02:04 - Gavel.
02:48 - HF92 (Winkler) Minimum wage regulated.
2:06:00 - HF1451 (Winkler) I-35W bridge remnant steel disposition provided for.
2:12:00 - HF1792 (Murphy) Claims against the department of corrections settlement provided for, and money appropriated.
2:19:53 - HF740 (Erickson) Landowner bill of rights modified, land acquisition account modified, school forests provided for, Fond du Lac Indian Reservation tax-forfeited land sale provided for, state parks and forests added to and deleted from, and exchanges and sales of state lands authorized.
2:28:36 - HF683 (Fischer) Legislative Water Commission created, water use requirements modified, and report required on groundwater sustainability recommendations.
Runs 2 hours, 45 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, April 22 2013 - Archive Video
04:38 - Gavel.
06:00 - HF879 (Falk) University of Minnesota; renewable energy research funding extended.
1:08:00 - HF1000 (Kelly) Commissioner of commerce required to make assessments to fund clean energy resource teams.
1:12:06 - HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus Energy bill.
Runs 1 hour, 17 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Friday, April 19 2013 - Archive Video
04:08 - Gavel.
04:52 - HF677 (Lenczewski) Omnibus Tax bill.
1:20:29 - HF1444 (Hornstein) Omnibus Transportation Finance bill.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Thursday, April 18 2013 - Archive Video
02:42 - Gavel.
04:32 - SF1236/HF1692 (Pelowski) Omnibus Higher Education Finance bill.
25:17 - HF630 (Marquart) Omnibus K-12 Education Finance bill.
2:23:00 - HF826 (Davnie) Safe and supportive schools provided for, and rulemaking authorized.
Runs 3 hours, 4 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, April 15 2013 - Archive Video
04:19 - Gavel.
05:10 - HF1184 (Murphy) Omnibus State Government Finance and Veteran Affairs bill.
58:00 - HF894 (Simon) Omnibus Elections Policy bill.
1:32:31 - HF637 (Halverson) Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.
1:44:18 - HF136 (Hansen) Public official definition expanded in campaign finance and public disclosure law, and clarifying changes provided.
1:46:42 - HF334 (Bernardy) Early voting provided for, and money appropriated.
2:11:22 - HF591 (Sanders) Partisan office vacancy nomination procedures modified, and money appropriated.
Runs 2 hours, 12 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Friday, April 12 2013 - Archive Video
06:51 - Gavel.
07:23 - Modify House Budget Resolution.
09:40 - HF1160 (Hilstrom) Omnibus Judiciary Finance and Policy bill.
22:21 - HF976 (Wagenius) Omnibus Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance and Policy bill.
1:49:00 - HF1183 (Kahn) Omnibus Legacy bill.
3:06:20 - HF568 (Hansen) Personal sick leave benefits modified.
Runs 3 hours, 4 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Thursday, April 11 2013 - Archive Video
03:24 - Gavel.
04:34 - HF866 (Freiberg) Procurement and solicitation process provisions changed, and nonvisual technology access standards provision changed, and contracts with private entity services provided for.
20:52 - HF724 (Paymar) Omnibus Public Safety Finance bill.
1:08:11 - HF779 (Atkins) Health plan market rules established, and designation of essential community providers modified.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, April 9 2013 - Archive Video
04:48 - Gavel and introductory comments.
08:44 - HF729 (Mahoney) Omnibus Jobs and Economic Development Finance bill.
1:35:13 - HF1682 (Atkins) Omnibus Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance bill.
2:03:56 - HF1344 (Clark) Omnibus Housing Finance bill.
2:19:31 - Motions to incorporate all three bills into HF729, and final vote on the merged bills.
Runs 2 hours, 21 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, April 8 2013 - Archive Video
02:47 - Gavel.
02:55 - Reconsideration of HF109 (Ward) Brainerd; new veterans nursing home authorized.
04:10 - Reconsideration of HF903 (Persell) Beltrami County; veterans home established.
07:02 - HF819 (Murphy) Public Facilities Authority grant programs reorganized, and small community wastewater treatment grants provided for.
11:05 - HF742 (Dill) Natural resources commissioner's authority and duty modified, definitions modified, invasive species provisions modified, watercraft provisions modified, license seizures provided for, game and fish license provisions modified, game and fish taking requirements modified, all-terrain vehicle registration and watercraft license exemptions modified, nonresident all-terrain vehicle state trail pass requirements modified, and rulemaking required.
27:20 - HF1069 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
Runs 1 hour, 7 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Tuesday, April 2 2013 - Archive Video
04:50 - Gavel.
05:39 - HF316 (Mahoney) Motor vehicle titling fee transactions amended.
09:23 - HF903 (Persell) Beltrami County; veterans home established.
1:12:16 - HF109 (Ward) Brainerd; new veterans nursing home authorized.
Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, March 18 2013 - Archive Video
02:27 - Gavel and introductory comments.
04:55 - HF152 (Nelson) Transportation ombudsperson established.
13:46 - Minnesota Management & Budget presentation of governor's supplemental FY 2014-2015 budget recommendation.
Runs 1 hour, 7 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, March 4 2013 - Archive Video
02:28 - Gavel.
Overview of February Economic Forecast by Minnesota Management & Budget.
Runs 1 hour, 18 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, February 25 2013 - Archive Video
01:56 - Gavel and introductory comments.
03:46 - Overview and discussion of HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, right to not participate established, open meeting requirements and data practices procedures specified, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 9 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, February 11 2013 - Archive Video
00:18 - Gavel.
00:48 - HF251 (Poppe) Farmer-Lender Mediation Act sunset date extended.
10:26 - *SF58/HF95 (Lillie) State labor agreements and compensation plans ratification.
Runs 32 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, February 4 2013 - Archive Video
00:13 - Gavel.
00:40 - HF6 (Lenczewski) Income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions for tax year 2012 conformed to the provisions of the Federal Aviation Administration Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
Runs 15 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, January 28 2013 - Archive Video
03:06 - Gavel.
03:40 - Overview of the governor's FY 2014-2015 budget recommendations by Minnesota Management & Budget.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.

House Ways and Means Committee
Monday, January 14 2013 - Archive Video
00:20 - Gavel.
00:40 - Introductions of members and staff. 20:42 - Overview of committee procedures.
27:45 - Overview of November Economic Forecast and fiscal cliff issues by Minnesota Management and Budget.
Runs 1 hours, 24 minutes.