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Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
State agency bonding recommendations:
Department of Natural Resources
Department of Public Safety
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency


Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 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 by the Department of Human Services on Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Program Integrity

IV. Adjournment

More agenda items may be added.

Please contact the Committee Administrator, Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn), with any questions about this meeting.


Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. Introduction of new member(s) and staff

II. Discuss 2020 legislative agenda for State Government Finance Division

III. HF 2053 (Cantrell) Statutory creation of the Office of Enterprise Sustainability (Limited testimony and discussion - bill was heard by the Division during the 2019 session.)

VI. HF 3006 (Freiberg) Eliminate required legislative approval for spending federal Help America Vote Act funding (pending official introduction of bill on February 11, 2020)

V. HF 1863 (Lillie) State employees will be paid in the event the legislature and governor fail to enact one or more state appropriations bills prior to June 30th of an odd numbered year (Limited testimony and discussion - bill was heard by the Division during the 2019 session.)

VI. HF 3094 (Tabke) Partial reimbursement of veterinarian costs for retired state service dogs (pending official introduction of bill on February 11, 2020) (No testimony or amendments will be considered. Bill will be procedurally re-referred to an appropriate policy/finance division for initial policy discussion.)

Additional bills may be added.

Individuals wishing to testify on one or more bills should contact Jim Gelbmann, Committee Administrator, prior to the hearing at (651) 296-7427.



Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Introductions and opening remarks

II. HF 3023 (Marquart) Like-kind exchange gains or losses recognition over a period of years provided, and additions and subtractions modified.

III. Referral of bills to division
These bills will not be heard or amended, they are moving to the Property & Local Tax Division and any action taken on them will take place there.
HF 2931 (Layman) Grand Rapids; local sales and use tax authorized
HF 2956 (Lueck) Crosslake; local sales and use tax authority modified
HF 3022 (Hamilton) Mountain Lake; tax increment financing five-year rule extended to ten years
HF 3049 (Dettmer) Property owned by congressionally-chartered veteran organization tax exemption provided
HF 3050 (Dettmer) Property owned by congressionally-chartered veteran organization tax exemption provided
HF 3114 (Quam) Senior citizens' property tax credit established, and money appropriated
HF 3134 (T. Xiong) Oakdale; local sales and use tax authorized

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 9:30 AM

Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Senator Jerry Newton
Location: 1100 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda:
  1. Call to Order - Introduction of Commission Members
  2. Approval of the March 11, 2019 Minutes
  3. DNR School Trust Forestry Certification Report
  4. Legislation
    1. Compensation (HF 152/SF 617)
    2. FMIA Money Transfer (HF 2585/SF 2441)
    3. School Trust Lands Director Provisions Modifications (HF 2383/SF220)
    4. Wild Rice Lease Exchange
    5. School Trust Reporting Requirement
    6. Other School Trust Legislation
  5. Other Business
  6. Adjourn

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Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Update from MN Dept. of Agriculture on interim activity
• Ashely Bress, Grants Supervisor (DAIRI update)
• Anthony Cortilet (Industrial hemp)

II. Center for Rural Policy & Development presentation
• Julie Tesch, Pres. + CEO
• Marnie Werner, VP, Research & Operations
• Kelly Asche, Research Associate

III. MN Dept. of Agriculture on Emerging Farmers Report
• Patrice Bailey, Assistant Commissioner, MN Dept. of Agriculture
• Ariel Kagen, Ag Marketing & Development, MN Dept. of Agriculture
• Hannah Bernhardt, Medicine Creek Farm, Finlayson, MN
• Rachel Sannerud, Pluck Flower Farm, Milaca, MN
• Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, CEO/Regenerative Agriculture Alliance


Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Youth and Parent Voices

*Other agenda items may added*

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Climate Change and Water in Minnesota

Attachments:

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF1346 (Kunesh-Podein) Dakota and Ojibwe indigenous languages recognized in the state of Minnesota.

HF3103 (Moran) A bill for an act relating to human rights; adding a definition of race to the Minnesota Human Rights Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 363A.03, by adding a subdivision.

HF3056 (Lee) A bill for an act relating to capital investment; requiring recipients of state general obligation bond proceeds to comply with certain human rights provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 363A.36, by adding a subdivision; 363A.44, subdivision 1.

Attachments:

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

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

o HF 3144 (Howard):
Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated.

*Please note that this is a duplicate bill to HF 3100 (Howard). Committee discussion will be limited to those provisions which fall under our jurisdiction: the bill is being referred to our committee to review the data provisions of the bill, which can be found on lines 2.5-2.6; 8.27-9.3.*

**Rule 4.20 Bills: The committee will not take public testimony on the bills listed below, as they were fully debated on the merits during the 2019 legislative session. The committee will be making procedural votes to move the bills out of committee and/or back to the General Register**

o HF 724 (Cantrell): A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying the parentage of a woman who provides donated ova; clarifying rights of spouse to parentage when assisted reproductive technology is used; amending
o HF 557 (Mann): Physician-patient relationship protected by prohibiting noncompete agreements
o HF 2062 (Dehn): A bill for an act relating to human rights; classifying data collected under the workforce certificate of compliance
o HF 298 (Lien): A bill for an act relating to guardians; amending the background study requirements for parents of proposed wards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 524.5-118, subdivision 1.
o HF 2001 (Cantrell): Workforce certificates of compliance applying equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors ensured



**Bills may be added to, or removed from the agenda, and may be taken up in committee in any order**

**If you have questions, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn**




Bills Added

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3128 (Becker-Finn) Outdoor heritage fund funding provided, previous appropriations modified, and money appropriated.

Update on the No Child Left Inside Grant Program

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Impacts on Minnesotans if the Affordable Care Act Is Overturned
Scott Ikeda, Assistant Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Jan Malcolm, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health



Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Emergency Responders Day

HF 1782 (Youakim) Firefighters with cancer or heart disease program to provide payments, counseling, and training established; and money appropriated.

HF 1273 (Marquart) Emergency management readiness grants for local planning and preparedness efforts funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 3003 (Noor) Automatic sprinkler system installation in certain existing high-rise buildings required.

HF 2901 (Baker) Minnesota Recovers Task Force temporary subcommittee established, reports required, and money appropriated.

Last Year Bills
*HF 571 (Mariani) - Misdemeanor certification clarified.
*HF 2013 (Dehn) Marijuana offenses thresholds adjusted, and penalties provided.
*HF 301 (Stephenson) - A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending certain burglary crimes following a trespass notice.
*HF 1237 (Winkler) State and local jail and prison inmates required to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons, and state and counties prohibited from contracting with private prisons.

Last Hearing Bills
**HF 689 (Long) Probation length for certain offenses modified, and court-granted early termination and discharge of probation clarified.

Note:
*Bills that have been heard last year. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on these bills. Technical amendments will be provided for these bills to update certain dates.

**Bills that have been heard last hearing. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on this bill. An amendment discussed last hearing will be provided for this bill.


Bills Added
Bills Removed

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

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

I. Call To Order

II. Approval of Minutes

III. Transit Safety Update from Metro Transit

- Charlie Zelle, Chair, Metropolitan Council

-Wes Kooistra, General Manager, Metro Transit

- Eddie Frizell, Chief of Police, Metro Transit

IV. HF3085 (Tabke) Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, and report required.

Finn McGarrity, Move Minnesota

Jonathan Weinhagen, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce

Shannon Watson, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce

Will Schroeer, East Metro Strong

Amity Foster

Sandy Beitsch

Ryan Timlin, ATU 1005

Henry Pan

V. Adjournment

Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
12:45 - 2:15 PM
10 State Office Building

Bills Added

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 4:30 PM
Time Note: **4:30PM or CALL OF THE CHAIR**

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1892* (Morrison) Prenatal substance use reporting requirements modified.
HF2150* (Schomacker) Telemedicine evaluations allowed to be used for erectile dysfunction medication prescribing.
HF1741** (Zerwas/Huot) Living organ donors; status discrimination prohibited, paid leave benefits extended, unpaid leave required, and a conforming change made.
HF3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated. (PENDING RE-REFERRAL FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE)


*Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF1892 and HF2150 were returned to the Health and Human Services Policy Committee at the end of the 2019 session. The committee will vote to send the bills back to the General Register but will not take further public testimony as these bills were previously discussed and passed.

**HF1741 was heard by the committee at an interim hearing on September 11, 2019. The committee will vote to move the bill out of committee without additional public testimony.

Bills Added

Thursday, February 13, 2020 , 5:30 PM
Time Note: At the call of the chair (5:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. or 15 minutes after Floor Session, whichever start time is later).

Subcommittee on Elections

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF3068 (Dehn)
A bill for an act relating to elections; regulating access to certain lists of voter data related to the presidential nomination primary; allowing voters to request that their data be excluded from the lists.

The following bills were heard and debated on the merits during the 2019 legislative session. Public testimony will not be taken and only technical amendments may be offered. The subcommittee will be voting to refer the bills back to Government Operations.
--HF673 (Lucero) Payment for security services added to allowable non-campaign disbursements list.
--HF1152 (Freiberg) County auditors authorized to transmit ballots electronically to persons with disabilities.
--HF1372 (Long) Voters allowed to join permanent absentee voter list, and absentee ballots required to automatically be sent to permanent absentee voter list before election.
--HF1818 (Bernardy) Absentee ballot voting; additional polling place locations opening for fewer than 46 days authorized.
--HF2050 (Bahner) Campaign finance; expressly advocating definition modified, electioneering communications disclosure provided, prorating contribution methods or general treasury money use amended, and penalties provided.

Informational discussion
HF983 (Elkins) Elections; ranked-choice voting adoption by jurisdictions authorized; adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting procedures established; electronic voting systems with reallocation feature use by municipalities allowed; and rulemaking authorized.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments: