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MNLARS Steering Committee
Tuesday, December 18 2018 - watch this program
01:02 - Opening comments by commissioners of Department of Public Safety (DPS) and MN.IT., and committee discussion.
45:53 - Presentation by DPS/MN.IT of third Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) Steering Committee report, dated December 10, 2018.
1:10:58 - Testimony from groups affected by MNLARS with any status updates, and general discussion.
Runs 2 hours, 4 minutes.

House Task Force on Workplace Safety and Respect
Friday, December 14 2018 - watch this program
01:31 - Overview of the House Community Survey findings and update on the progress of the R17 Resolution on Workplace Safety and Respect.
12:04 - Non-partisan recommendations on House Policies and Procedures against Discrimination and Harassment for the 91st Session.
18:03 - Discussion.
Runs 25 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Friday, December 7 2018 - watch this program
00:29 - Change in data breach law.
- Chris Buse, Deputy Legislative Auditor, Office of the Legislative Auditor.
06:19 - Consumer Privacy and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing.
- Peter Pitts, President, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest.
- Kathy Hibbs, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, 23andMe.
1:07:14 - Discuss/consider recommendations to the Legislature.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.

Informational meeting on legislative process reform
Wednesday, November 28 2018 - watch this program
Introduction of members.
00:27 - Comments by Representative Jim Knoblach (R-Saint Cloud).
14:00 - Public and stakeholder comment:.
• Nick Harper, League of Women Voters.
• John Kaul, former lobbyist.
• Kathy Hanhe, MN Government Relations Council lobbyist.
• Jack Davies, former Court of Appeals judge and state senator.
• Phil Griffin, Griffin Government Consulting.
1:39:43 - Comments by Brenda Erickson, National Conference of State Legislatures; further discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 53 minutes.

2018 State Canvassing Board
Tuesday, November 27 2018 - watch this program
The State Canvassing Board certified the official results report for the November 6, 2018 State General Election.
00:05 - Entrance of the State Canvassing Board.
00:37 - Gavel.
02:20 - Presentation of Canvass Report for November 6, 2018 State General Election (Gary Poser).
12:19 - Presentation of the Report of the Post-Election Equipment Review (Gary Poser).
19:02 - Signing of Certification (Board Members).
21:57 - Selection of Post-Election Performance Review Precincts (Board Members).
33:14 - Contingent Recount Plan for Possible Publicly Funded Recount (House District 5A) (Gary Poser).
36:06 - Contingent Recount Plan for Possible Discretionary Recounts (Gary Poser).
38:58 - Announcements (Secretary Simon).
The Board recessed to the call of the Chair or until December 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
Runs 47 minutes.

Informational meeting on legislative process reform
Tuesday, November 27 2018 - watch this program
Introduction of members.
00:47 - Introductory comments.
03:41 - Presentation by Brenda Erickson, National Conference of State Legislatures.
1:11:02 - Discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 41 minutes.

2018 MMB/SEGIP Open Enrollment meeting
Wednesday, October 10 2018 - watch this program
00:00 - Overview of SEGIP from Minnesota Management and Budget.
Presentations from vendors:.
08:02 - State of Wellbeing.
14:24 - CVS Caremark.
19:29 - BlueCross BlueShield.
26:32 - PreferredOne.
30:46 - HealthPartners.
36:46 - HealthPartners State of MN Dental Plan.
39:19 - State Dental Plan – Delta Dental Group 216.
41:36 - Ochs Inc.
51:18 - 121 Benefits.
Runs 57 minutes.

MNLARS Steering Committee - part 1
Wednesday, September 26 2018 - watch this program
00:51 - Presentation by Department of Public Safety (DPS)/MN.IT of Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) Steering Committee Report dated September 11.
- Johanna Clyborne, Commissioner MN.IT.
- Dawn Olson, Director of Driver and Vehicle Services, Department of Public Safety.
- Dana Bailey, Executive Director of Projects and Initiatives, MN.IT.
- Joan Redwing, Interim CBTO Department of Public Safety, MN.IT.
- Cassandra O'Hern, Department of Public Safety, MN.IT.
07:58 - Discussion on status of Real ID.
39:34 - Continued presentation by Department of Public Safety (DPS)/MN.IT of Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) Steering Committee Report dated September 11.
50:23 - Request by agencies to shift funding from FAST Enterprises contract.
The committee recessed.
Runs 57 minutes.

MNLARS Steering Committee - part 2
Wednesday, September 26 2018 - watch this program
Feedback from affected groups.
05:34 - Continuation of request by agencies to shift funding from FAST Enterprises contract.
07:33 - Limited driver’s license agent requirement to do background checks.
13:14 - Provide committee full list of the 127 items or more which are not completed for MNLARS, sorted into categories as to ease of accomplishment and level of complication.
15:15 - MNLARS Transaction Accuracy audit presentation by Office of the Legislative Auditor.
- Judy Randall, Deputy Legislative Auditor.
1:11:45 - Feedback from affected groups.
Runs 1 hour, 17 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Wednesday, June 13 2018 - watch this program
Introductory comments and questions.
03:35 - Presentation on health records.
1:12:13 - Commission member discussion.
1:17:48 - Public testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.

House Floor Session - part 2; Joint Convention of the House and Senate; Governor Mark Dayton's State of the State Address
Wednesday, March 14 2018 - watch this program
House Floor Session; arrival of members of the Minnesota Senate.
09:32 - Arrival of the Minnesota Supreme Court.
10:51 - Arrival of the Constitutional Officers.
13:06 - Arrival of the Governor Mark Dayton.
15:34 - Governor Mark Dayton addresses a Joint Convention of the Minnesota House and Senate and delivers his final State of the State Address.
Runs 48 minutes.

State Canvassing Board
Wednesday, February 14 2018 - watch this program
01:35 - Presentation of Canvass Report for February 12, 2018 Special Election in Senate District 54 and House of Representatives District 23B.
- Gary Poser, Director of Elections.
07:16 - Signing of Certification.
08:28 - Presentation of Contingent Recount Plans for Publicly Funded and Discretionary Recounts.
- Gary Poser, Director of Elections.
21:54 - Public testimony.
25:25 - Announcement. The Board recessed.
Runs 26 minutes.

Legislative Energy Commission
Wednesday, February 7 2018 - watch this program
01:07 - Information on grid security issues.
- Gale Nordling, CEO, Emprimus.
36:22 - Information on propane infrastructure needs, supply lines, and shortage prevention.
- Roger Leider, Executive Director, Minnesota Propane Association.
Runs 1 hour, 12 minutes.

Legislative Budget Office Transition Planning Task Force
Thursday, February 1 2018 - watch this program
Introductions, remarks by the Chair and election of vice-chair.
06:25 - Review of 2017 legislation establishing the Legislative Budget Office Transition Planning Task Force and Legislative Budget Office:.
- Presentation by Matt Gehring, House Research Department.
21:14 - Overview of the fiscal note tracking system:.
- Presentation by Margaret Kelly, State Budget Director, Minnesota Management and Budget; and Robyn Rupp, Budget Operations Director, MMB.
1:14:19 - Legislative Uses of Fiscal Notes, Content and History:.
- Presentation by Bill Marx, House Chief Fiscal Analyst and Eric Nauman, Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Office.
1:38:31 - General discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 51 minutes.

Legislative Coordinating Commission - part 1
Thursday, November 16 2017 - watch this program
00:59 - Update on legislative appropriations.
19:54 - Discussion regarding use of LCC carryforward funds.
The commission recessed.
Runs 50 minutes.

Legislative Coordinating Commission - part 2
Thursday, November 16 2017 - watch this program
Consideration of LCC-3: resolution regarding use of carryforward funds and other funds appropriated to the LCC.
29:54 - Consideration of LCC-2: resolution regarding LCC benefit plan.
32:06 - Consideration of LCC-1: resolution instructing the Revisor to cease or reduce work for the executive branch until resolution of the funding issues.
Runs 46 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Tuesday, November 7 2017 - watch this program
01:10 - Update on law enforcement use of automated license plate readers.
36:11 - Update on law enforcement use of body cameras.
1:00:07 - Future law enforcement technologies.
2:16:11 - Public testimony.
Runs 2 hours, 48 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Tuesday, October 31 2017 - watch this program
01:01 - Overview of HF1701 (Omar) Electronic access data definition modified to exclude government employees.
43:00 - Overview of HF1316 (Lesch) Video and audio recordings added to list of personnel data classified as public.
1:19:34 - Presentation on Data Retention Schedules: Shawn Rounds, State Archivist, Minnesota Historical Society.
1:33:50 - Overview of HF1185 (Scott) Correspondence defined in government record retention law, and minimum three-year retention period for correspondence provided.
Runs 3 hours, 13 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Tuesday, October 17 2017 - watch this program
01:53 - Overview of HF1507 (Lucero) Student Data Privacy Act created, and penalties provided.
1:01:21 - Overview of SF1980 (Kent) Student-user data privacy in education rights.
1:18:43 - Public testimony on student data privacy issues.
Runs 2 hours, 37 minutes.

2017 MMB/SEGIP Open Enrollment meeting
Tuesday, October 10 2017 - watch this program
Overview of SEGIP from Minnesota Management and Budget.
Presentations from vendors:.
09:33 - CVS Caremark (Pharmacy Benefits Manager).
16:38 - BlueCross BlueShield (medical).
23:42 - PreferredOne (medical).
30:07 - HealthPartners (medical and dental).
37:49 - State Dental Plan – Delta Dental of MN (dental).
39:55 - Ochs Agency (life and disability).
51:58 - 121 Benefits (pretax plans).
Runs 1 hour, 2 minutes.

Subcommittee on Employee Relations
Thursday, October 5 2017 - watch this program
Opening comments by the Chair.
01:36 - Review changes to State Employee Group Insurance Program (this includes some discussion related to the proposed collective bargaining agreements).
50:26 - Consider approval of collective bargaining agreements:.
- American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees, Council 5.
- Minnesota Association of Professional Employees.
Runs 1 hour, 52 minutes.

Legislative Commission on Data Practices
Tuesday, September 19 2017 - watch this program
Introductory comments by the Chair.
01:45 - Overview of Federal and State Laws Governing Access to Student Records.
- Cristina Parra Herrera, Legislative Analyst, House Research.
- Mary Mullen, Legislative Analyst, House Research.
36:46 - Public testimony, including discussion of HF1507 (Lucero) Student Data Privacy Act created, and penalties provided.
1:27:15 - General committee discussion.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.

Minnesota Supreme Court line-item veto hearing
Monday, August 28 2017 - watch this program
Coverage of Minnesota Supreme Court hearing on Governor Mark Dayton line-item veto.
Runs 1 hour, 19 minutes.

Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate versus Mark Dayton - court hearing
Monday, June 26 2017 - watch this program
Ramsey County Second Judicial District Court hearing related to Governor Mark Dayton's line-item veto of the appropriations for the Minnesota House and Minnesota Senate.
Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.

Legislative Coordinating Commission
Friday, June 2 2017 - watch this program
00:50 - Consider establishment of subcommittee related to the State ethnic councils.
03:22 - Consider resolution retaining outside counsel.
Runs 46 minutes.

Subcommittee on Employee Relations - part 2
Monday, May 8 2017 - watch this program
Public testimony: Home-based PCA labor agreements.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.

Subcommittee on Employee Relations - part 1
Monday, May 8 2017 - watch this program
Introductions.
02:07 - Election of officers.
07:59 - Review/approve Subcommittee rules.
17:21 - Review/approve minutes of the March 8, 2016, August 25, 2016 and November 14, 2016 meetings.
18:27 - Update on bargaining FY 18-19 contract.
24:16 - Public testimony.
The subcommittee recessed.
Runs 56 minutes.

Legislative Audit Commission
Monday, March 6 2017 - watch this program
Release of the Office of the Legislative Auditor’s Program Evaluation Report: Standardized Student Testing.
Runs 54 minutes.