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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Behavioral Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
**Agenda Items May Be Added**

-Update from the Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council
-Discussion of draft language for governor’s mental health uniform service standards budget proposal (Revisor draft 21-00216)

• 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 or submit documents, please contact Committee Administrator Chris McCall at chris.mccall@house.mn by Noon on Tuesday, February 9 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:
Presentations from the Construction Careers Foundation and the Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board.

*Bill Hearing: HF 38 (Pelowski) Disaster assistance contingency account funding provided.

*HF 38 has been added to the agenda.

**If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Tara.Schaefle@house.mn

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

NOTE: This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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 with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Owen Wirth.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Legacy Finance

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Diversity and Inclusion of BIPOC Communities in the Legacy Funds

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Local Government Division

Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Informational Overview of the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on the Metropolitan Council’s Structure and Services
*This is for informational purposes only.

HF527 (Masin) Municipalities authorized to charge street impact fee.
*Amendments are due by 8:30am, Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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

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 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 on HF527, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Josh.Kilgard@house.mn by 4:00pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2021
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30 am, Tuesday, February 9, 2021.


Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 843 (Stephenson) Increasing the general education basic formula allowance by two percent per year; linking future increases in the basic formula allowance to the rate of inflation, and money appropriated.

HF 156 (Wolgamott) Education partnership program modified, Tier 3 grants defined, and money appropriated.
*Other agenda items may be added.*

Public Testimony:
• If a member of the public wishes to testify on HF 843 (Stephenson) or HF 156 (Wolgamott), please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

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.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:


1. Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Overview by the Department of Human Services


2. Legacy Informational Technology System Overview by the Department of Human Services


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

Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at Yingya.Vang@House.mn

If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Tuesday, February 9 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.

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, February 10, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Preventing Homelessness Division

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Meeting Agenda:

I. HF 162 (Fischer) - Homeless youth birth record and ID card issuance procedures established, data classified, and money appropriated.

II. HF 294 (Noor) - Commissioner of human services required to update 2007 legislative report on runaway and homeless youth.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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. Public testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time for testimony during the hearing, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

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

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 Preventing Homelessness Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92017

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

Bills Added

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Preventive Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF520 (Morrison) - Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; health plans required to cover contraceptives, contraceptive services, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling; and accommodations established for eligible organizations. (pending referral from Health Finance & Policy)

HF521 (Morrison) - Medical assistance postpartum coverage extended. (pending referral from Health Finance & Policy)

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

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

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 a 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. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony (see above).

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.

Please refer to the Committee Rules (posted under "Committee Documents") for further information.


Bills Added

Wednesday, February 10, 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. Continue program/budget reviews: MDA
- Dairy and Meat Inspection
- Food and Feed Division
II. Governor's ag related recommendations for Clean Water Fund

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, February 10, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF351 (Scott) - Academic standards review cycle suspended, and report required.

HF358 (Jordan) - Commissioner of education required to develop sexual health education model program, and report required.

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

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

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 of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. 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. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.

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, February 10, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 22 (Sundin) A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cloquet Area Fire District
Matt Ashmore, Fire Chief, Cloquet Area Fire District

HF 426 (Wolgamott) Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided
Shane Zahrt, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities
Larry Hosch, Business Development Director, Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation

HF 610 (Noor) Goodwill Easter Seals FATHER project grant funding provided
Guy Bowling, FATHER Project Manager
Sidney Frye II, Family Service Rochester
Michael Russell, Citizen Father

HF 612 (Noor) Ujamaa Place funding provided
Otis Zanders, Executive Director, Ujamaa Place
Monique Linder, Data Analyst, Ujamaa Place
Ramone Johnson, Ujamaa Alumni
Bayo Idowu, Current Ujamaa Man


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, February 10, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 109 (Noor) -Automatic sprinkler system installation required in existing high-rise buildings, and rulemaking authorized.

HF 448 (Acomb) -Prescription drug definition modified for state antikickback provision purposes.

HF 648 (Koegel) -Health plans prohibited from limiting opioid testing.

HF 652 (Koegel) - Life insurers prohibited from using opiate antagonist prescription when making life insurance policy determinations.

Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. 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/1001.htm

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 to be included in the official record (preferred), please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 11th, at adeline.miller@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 adeline.miller@house.mn.



Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Black Maternal Health: Getting at the Root Causes of Inequity
Dr. Rachel Hardeman, Associate Professor and Blue Cross Endowed Professor of Health and Racial Equity, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Health Recommendations of House Select Committee on Racial Justice

H. F. 660, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act; requiring continuing education on anti-racism training and implicit bias; expanding the maternal death studies conducted by the commissioner of health to include maternal morbidity; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 145.901; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

Agenda items may be added/removed.

Testifiers should email Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by Tuesday, 2/9 at 3 pm if they would like to testify on the bill. Testimony will be limited to two minutes.

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.

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.


Bills Added

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. University of Minnesota Budget Overview

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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

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 Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

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



Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 7 (Olson) Earned Sick and Safe Time
The purpose of this hearing will be to only discuss the Fiscal Note and the corresponding Author’s Amendment, and then refer the bill to another committee.

HF 291 (Edelson) Dental services for veteran home residents provision authorized.
Ben Johnson, MN Dept of Veteran Affairs

HF 381 (Sundin) Veteran's definition expanded for state-issued ID eligibility.
Jim Langenbrunner

HF 484 (Ecklund) Department of Veterans Affairs authorized to use funds for publicity representative.

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, February 10, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Property Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. House Fiscal overview of jurisdiction tracking sheet
II. Department of Revenue Property Tax Research presentation of 2021 Voss Report
III. Overview of local sales taxes general law and testimony from local government groups
IV. HF 496 (Marquart) Citizens' property tax advisory committee established, additional information required to be sent with the notice of proposed property taxes, and Minnesota Property Taxpayer's Day established.

If you are interested in providing written or oral testimony, please contact the committee administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn by 9 am the day 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.

Bills Added

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 , 4:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION