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Thursday, February 7, 2019

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Thursday, February 7, 2019
Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
The division will hear presentations on:
• Duluth Seawall Rehabilitation
• Rochester Airport
• Minnesota Humanities Center
• OLA Report on the PFA's wastewater infrastructure programs


Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Meeting Minutes

III. Presentation: Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) 2018 Evaluation Report on Early Childhood Programs
Jody Hauer, OLA, Evaluation Coordinator

IV. Presentation: Department Response to OLA 2018 Evaluation Report on Early Childhood Programs
Minnesota Department of Education
Minnesota Department of Health

V. Adjournment

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Economic Development Overview from DEED

HF 374 (Xiong, J) Unemployment Insurance Advisory committee 2018 legislative recommendations
HF 319 (Stevenson) Furloughed federal employee loan guarantee program created


Attachments:

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. HF13 (Kunesh-Podein) Gender equality provided and constitutional amendment proposed

II. Overview for the Minnesota State Board of Investments

III. Overview for the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement


Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 515 (Poppe) Federal conformity to section 179 expensing provided, and addition for section 179 expensing eliminated.
II. HF 235 (Gruenhagen) Federal conformity to section 179 expensing provided, and state treatment of section 179 expensing modified
III. HF 518 (Marquart) Federal conformity for section 168 bonus depreciation provided, and 168 bonus depreciation addition eliminated

Bills Added

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Day 2 of Food Week: Food access and awareness initiatives
I. LEADMn: College food pantry initiative - Oballa Oballa, Riverland Community College
II. Youth led ag and food access initiatives:
- Miah Ulysse, Northside Fresh Coordinator & Policy Manager, Appetite for Change
III. Connecting local food and food shelves: Farm to Food Shelf, Milk in Food Shelves, and Summer Feeding Service Program
- Bob Branham, Director of Produce Strategy (Farm to Food Shelf)
- JoAnna Lund, Child Hunger Program Specialist (Summer Meal Program)
- Julie Vanhove, Feeding Minnesota Sourcing Manager (Milk)
IV. Alternative food delivery systems: Farmers markets, food hubs and community supported agriculture.
- Chris Harms, Founder and Executive Director of Giving Gardens, White Bear Lake
- Joe Nowak, University of Minnesota, Farmers Market Metrics Project co-author
- David Kotsonas, MN Farmers Market Board Member/Market Manager, St. Paul Growers Association


Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Overview of early childhood education programs

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Energy Storage and Equity

Ellen Anderson, Executive Director, Energy Transition Lab
Brian Burandt, Vice President, Connexus Energy
Beth Soholt, Executive Director, Clean Grid Alliance
Dan Foley CEO, Founder, GlidePath Power
Dr. Cecilia Martinez, Executive Director, Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy
Jamez Staples, President, Renewable Energy Partners
Dr. Rolf T. Weberg, Executive Director NRRI, UMN-Duluth
Dr. George Hudak, NRRI

Attachments:

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF141 (Poppe)
Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.

HF300 (Pinto)
Judicial jurisdiction for public procurement action disputes specified.

HF281 (Koegel)
Open Meeting Law; interactive television attendance requirements modified.

Removed: HF483 (Poppe) Austin; alternative allocation of fire state aid extended.

If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.


Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:

I. Call to Order

II. Approval of minutes of February 6, 2019

III. HF 10 (Moller)
• Testifiers
i. Author Rep. Kelly Moller
ii. survivor
iii. Sheila Engelmeier, attorney, Engelmeier & Umanah PA
iv. Leslie L. Lienemann; attorney, Culberth & Lienemann, LP
v. Megan Peterson; Executive Director, Gender Justice
vi. Mike Hickey, State Director, NFIB
vii. Attorney Kurt Erickson, Littler law firm
viii. Melissa Raphan, Minnesota Employment Law Council
x. Kathryn Nash, Attorney at Gray Plant Mooty
ix audience testifiers


IV. Adjournment

**If you would like to testify, please call the CA, Rachel Ganani 651-296-5071**

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
**Agenda Update: item added

Presentation by University of Minnesota on chronic wasting disease.
*HF80 (Murphy) Capital investment; previously authorized capital projects funding source changed, spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

* This bill was heard and laid over on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The committee intends to limit itself to taking procedural action to re-refer the bill to Ways and Means.

Bills Added
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Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Network Adequacy Overview: Minnesota Department of Health:
Integrated Health Partnerships Overview: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Market Stabilization Overview: Minnesota Department of Commerce


Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Community Centered Public Safety Week

I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Minutes for February 6, 2019

III. Presentation on Decriminalizing Communities

IV. HF 739 (Mariani) - Court time limit for hearing petitions for post-conviction relief modified.

V. HF 707 (Lesch) - Exonerated persons compensation modified.

VI. HF 571 (Mariani) - Misdemeanor certification clarified.

VIII. Adjournment

Attachments:

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentations:

- William Schroeer, Executive Director, East Metro Strong, Saint Paul, MN

- Kevin Tanner, Chairman of the Transportation Committee, Georgia State House of Representatives

- Dave Williams, head of Infrastructure and Government Affairs, Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce

- John Robert Smith, Chairman of Transportation for America

Thursday, February 7, 2019 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION