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Wednesday, February 2, 2022

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Behavioral Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Updates from Department of Human Services (DHS) on implementation of 2021 behavioral health laws and 2022 legislative agenda


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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation from the Office of Broadband Development on the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Industrial Education and Economic Development Finance & Policy committee webpage: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92020

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Urszula.Gryska@house.mn

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01 and may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Legacy Finance

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Meeting Canceled

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Local Government Division

Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Update presentation by the Metropolitan Council.

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

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

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Peter Strohmeier, at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn

Attachments:

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Youth Voices
*Informational only, no official action will be taken

Meeting documents will be posted on the Education Finance committee webpage: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92004

CA: sarah.burt@house.mn
CLA: wilson.lee@house.mn

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01 and may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Attachments:

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Preventing Homelessness Division

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. Presentation from The Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness
II. Presentation from Hennepin County
III. Testimony from Minnesotans who have experienced homelessness.

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sean Herring, at sean.herring@house.mn

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Preventive Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Testimony from experts, advocates, and citizens on lead toxicity

HF 2650 (Jordan)*; Residential lead service line replacement grant program established, and money appropriated.

HF 2556 (Morrison)*; Nontoxic ammunition use required, and money appropriated.

*Informational hearing only, no official action will be taken

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chairs' discretion.
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

If you would like to sign up to testify via zoom, please email simon.brown@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Public Testimony will be limited to two minutes per person within available committee time. If there is not enough time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom. Please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to simon.brown@house.mn. Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing. Written testimony received by 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 1, 2022 will be part of the “virtual committee packet.”



Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Updates on Interim Activity

MN Department of Agriculture
-Thom Petersen, Commissioner

Board of Animal Health
-Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director

Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI)
-Dan Skogen, Director of Government and Industry Relations
-Federico Tripodi, Chair of the Board
-Shannon Schlecht, Executive Director


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

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Meeting:
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Remote Hearing via Zoom
Held Pursuant to Rule 10.01


Agenda:

I. Call to Order and Roll Call

II. Approval of the Minutes from March 17, 2021

III. Introduction of New Staff

IV. Overview of Report on Trading Sex and Sexual Exploitation among High School Students

V. Adjournment

Additional items may be added to the agenda.


Any meeting documents will be posted on the Education Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92006

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

*If you are interested in testifying before the committee, or are providing written testimony or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5:00 PM on the last business day before the hearing (Tuesday, Feb 1).

CA: Sydney.Spreck@house.mn
CLA: Isabel.Rolfes@house.mn

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Introduction of New Committee Staff
Presentation on Beginning Farmer’s Tax Credit Report
House File 2765 (Stephenson): Unemployment insurance benefits temporary income tax subtraction provided.

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-5524.

Public Testimony:
If you are interested in providing testimony on this bill, please contact the committee administrator at: polly.cerkvenik@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged.


Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Discussion on Workforce Shortage Concerns

Department of Employment and Economic Development
Labor Market Information Office

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator Travis Reese, travis.reese@house.mn

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1156 (Fischer); Digital fair repair provided and penalties provided.

HF2342 (Carlson); Debt settlement service providers regulated.

HF2675 (Kotyza-Witthuhn); Direct shippers of wine regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipt taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing provided; data classification provided; and reports required.
No public testimony will be taken as the bill was heard during the interim. Amendments will be in order.

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chairs' discretion.

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

All events are closed-captioned.

If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please contact Commerce Committee Administrator, Simon.Brown@house.mn with questions on the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

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.

To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 3rd, at simon.brown@house.mn. To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at simon.brown@house.mn.


Bills Added
Attachments:

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Agenda:

COVID-19/Omicron Update
Assistant Commissioner Dan Huff, Health Protection Bureau, Minnesota Department of Health
Dr. Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), University of Minnesota
Dr. Greg Vanichkachorn, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine, Mayo Clinic

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/docs/HmNgjtZ_KkKBF3cKO2DXmw.pdf

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.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please contact Health Committee Administrator, Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn with questions on the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.


Attachments:

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. Student Voices in Higher Education: Student organizations will share their experiences and legislative goals with the Higher Education Committee.

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

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sean Herring, at sean.herring@house.mn

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Department Updates and Reviews
Major General Shawn Manke, Adjutant General, Minnesota National Guard
Don Kerr, Executive Director, Department of Military Affairs
Larry Herke, Commissioner, Department of Veteran Affairs
Roslyn Robertson, Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator Travis Reese, travis.reese@house.mn

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Property Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
1. Approval of the Minutes from March 24th, 2021
2. Introduction of House Members and Staff
3. Historical Overview of Local Government Aid
4. Overview of Local Government Interaction and Local Government Working Group Progress

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-5524.

This is an informational hearing and no public testimony will be taken.