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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Behavioral Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Discussion of Minnesota's behavioral health inpatient bed capacity


• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at chris.mccall@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Chris McCall at chris.mccall@house.mn by Noon on Tuesday, January 26 and you will be provided with further instructions. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.


Meeting documents will be posted on the House Behavioral Health Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92014


Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
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

Informational hearing of HF 38 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account funding provided, and money appropriated.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Do not contact Jenny with questions about the substance
of the meeting agenda.

Bills Added

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Legacy Finance

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
The impact of COVID-19 on Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Note: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Do not contact Jenny about the content of this meeting.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92022

Attachments:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Local Government Division

Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
**Agenda Change: Item Added.

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

HF35 (Elkins) Website Accessibility Grant Advisory Council established, and money appropriated for grants to cities and counties to improve website accessibility.
*Amendments are due by 8:30am, Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Presentation by the Builders Association of Minnesota.

**Informational Overview of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on the Metropolitan Council’s Structure and Services has been removed from the agenda.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Local Government Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92010

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Josh.Kilgard@house.mn by 4:00pm on Tuesday, January 26, 2021
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30 am, Tuesday, January 26, 2021.


Attachments:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
The challenges of stabilizing education funding during COVID-19, and potential solutions.

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

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Attachments:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Meeting Details:
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing

Agenda:
1. Families First Overview

2. Select Committee on Racial Justice Report Highlights

Additional agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing:
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

Notes:
This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.
If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.


Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Preventing Homelessness Division

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Meeting Agenda (Agenda Updated*):

I. Department of Corrections presentation on incarceration and housing insecurity.
II. Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness presentation on lessons learned during the pandemic*

If you would like to sign up to testify or submit written testimony, please email sean.herring@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

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

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Preventing Homelessness Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92017

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Preventive Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Informational Hearing on the Impact of Climate Change on Public Health
No formal action will be taken

Members of the Climate and Energy Finance and Policy Committee are invited to this hearing.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.


Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
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

I. Overview of Governor's budget recommendations
II. Budget and program walk through - Agricultural Utilization and Research Institute (AURI)
- Shannon Schlecht, Executive Director
- Ron Obermoller, Chair, Board of Directors
- Federico Tripodi, Board of Directors
- Dan Skogen, Legislative Director

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Agriculture Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92001

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Presentation from PELSB

HF 217


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Due to the nature and technical challenges that can occur with remote hearings, written testimony is highly encouraged as the format for public comment. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. To ensure your testimony is posted as a committee handout prior to the hearing, please email it by 5:00 pm the previous business day. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

To request to testify via zoom during the committee hearing, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up and receive instructions. Written testimony is highly encouraged in lieu of testifying via zoom.

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.


Bills Added
Attachments:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. Presentation of 2011 Tax Expenditure Review Report: Bringing Tax Expenditures into the Budget Process

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp
NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation on the Report from the House Select Committee on Racial Justice

Presentation from Bruce P. Corrie, PhD, Concordia University – St. Paul

Presentation from Andrea Ferstan, VP of Systems Innovation, Center for Economic Inclusion

Presentation from Kaying Yang, Director of Programs and Partnerships, Coalition of Asian American Leaders


This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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/permrule.asp

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 299 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - third-party food delivery fee limitations established.

HF 102 (Davnie) - Consumer short-term and small loan interest rates regulated.


Items may be added or removed at the Chair's discretion. Agenda items may be taken up in any order.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

*NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing.

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/permrule.asp

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003

To submit written testimony, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 28 at adeline.miller@house.mn



Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Governor Walz's HHS Budget
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minnesota Department of Health

BILL ADDED: HF269 (Morrison) Psychology interjurisdictional compact created, and money appropriated.

Agenda items may be added.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp
Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Health Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92011.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. For other questions, please contact Patrick McQuillan (patrick.mcquillan@house.mn).

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.


Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Meeting Agenda

I. Minnesota State: Overview of Legislative Priorities

If you would like to sign up to testify or submit written testimony, please email sean.herring@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

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

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 106 (Davnie) Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.

HF 104 (Davnie) Wage deductions for credit card charges modified.
Wade Luneberg, UNITE HERE Minnesota

HF 39 (Carlson) Rehire and retention protections provided for laid-off workers during emergency
Leona Williams
Jimell Thomas
Wade Luneburg, UNITE HERE Minnesota
Tara Lewis, SEIU Local 26
Mitch Kilian, Associate Vice President, Metropolitan Airport Commission

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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/permrule.asp



Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Property Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. Continued overview of Minnesota state and local property tax system from House Research
II. Introductions to local government groups and other organizations with property tax related issues

This hearing is informational only, no bills will be heard.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01