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Monday, February 14, 2022

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Monday, February 14, 2022
Monday, February 14, 2022 , 10:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*HF3021 (Wolgamott) Individuals at least 16 year of age permitted to preregister to vote, and postsecondary student voter registration provisions modified.
*HF3091 (Nelson, M) Department of Administration provisions changed.
Presentations on the Governor’s supplemental budget requests from the following:
*Minnesota Historical Society, Executive Director Kent Whitworth
*Board of Accountancy, Executive Director Doreen Johnson
*Minnesota Humanities Center, Chief Executive Officer Kevin Lindsey
*Update on 2023 SEGIP-MMB PBM reverse auction.
Recess

Reconvene 30 minutes after floor session, but not earlier than 4:30 p.m.
*HF2900 (Frazier) COVID-19 frontline worker payments authorized, and money appropriated.
*HF3024 (Boldon) Eligible voters authorized to automatically receive absentee ballot prior to each election.

● TESTIFYING: To testify or submit written testimony, please email Amanda Rudolph,
the committee administrator, at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the
business day before the hearing. Testimony will be limited and as time permits,
therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.
● HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition
ability and emailed to Amanda Rudolph, the committee administrator, at
amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing.
● VIEW HEARING: Hearings may be viewed at the House Television Webcast and
Mobile Streaming Schedule (https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp).
● DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance
and Elections Committee webpage
(https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009).
● ACCESSIBILITY: 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
(https://www.leg.mn.gov/accessibility/). 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 (https://www.leg.mn.gov/leg/FAQ/faq?subject=19).
● RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01
(https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm).

Bills Added

Monday, February 14, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF2980 (Ecklund) Veterinary diagnosing laboratory equipment funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Dr. Jerry Torrison, Director, U of M Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
- Dave Preisler, CEO, MN Pork Producers Association
II. Concurrent Authority Report Farmed White-tailed Deer
- Dr. Beth Thompson, Executive Director, MN Board of Animal Health
- Dr. Linda Glaser, Assistant Director, MN Board of Animal Health
- Capt. Robert Gorecki, MN Dept. of Natural Resources
- Dr. Michelle Carstensen, MN Dept. of Natural Resources
III. HF 2814 (Ecklund) Farmed Cervidae owner requirements modified, chronic wasting disease live-animal testing required, and money appropriated.
-John Zanmiller, Bluffland Whitetails Association
-Dr. Peter Larsen, University of Minnesota, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
-Craig Engwall, Executive Director, Minnesota Deer Hunters Association
-Dave Carlson, President of Minnesota Outdoor Heritage Alliance (MOHA)
-Dr. Jerry Torrison, Director, U of M Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
-Tony Kwilas, Minnesota Elk Breeders Association
-Dr Davin Henderson, CWD Evolution LLC
-Tim Spreck Minnesota Deer Farmers

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: If you would like to sign up to testify, email Nancy.conley@house.mn no later than 4:30 PM, Friday, February 11. Depending on the number of people who sign up, testimony may be limited to 2 minutes/per person. Please use the same email and deadline if you would like to submit written testimony (in PDF file format).

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 4:30 pm on Friday, Feb. 11.

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.

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

Monday, February 14, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF2750 (Feist); Menstrual product access required from school districts, and money appropriated.

HF1883 (Morrison): Schools required to maintain opiate antagonist supply.

HF224 (Quam); Schools required to maintain non-patient-specific epinephrine auto-injector supply.

Additional items may be added to the agenda.

Meeting:
Monday, February 14th, 2022
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Remote Hearing via Zoom
Held Pursuant to Rule 10.01




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 (Friday, Feb 11).

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.


Bills Added

Monday, February 14, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF11 (Schultz) Public option created, MinnesotaCare eligibility expanded, enrollee premiums modified, and implementation plan and recommendations required for an alternative delivery and payment system. (DE-6 Amendment)

HF2499 (Boldon) Universal health care system benefit and cost analysis conducted to assist the legislature in comparing it to the current health care financing system, report required, and money appropriated.

Amendment Deadline is 4 PM on Friday, February 11th. Testimony is limited to a maximum of 2 minutes. Testifiers should email Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 1 PM on Sunday, February 13th if they would like to testify. Items may be added or deleted.

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 All events are closed-captioned. 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.


Bills Added

Monday, February 14, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1200 (Richardson) Paid Family Medical Leave
Debra Fitzpatrick, Director of Policy and Research at Children’s Defense Fund
Molly Rabine, Social Worker and President of AFSCME Local 2440
Dan Swenson-Klatt, Owner and Operator of Butter Bakery Café (Minneapolis)
Tabota Seyon, Owner of Infusedlife Plant Based Emporium (Minneapolis)
John Reynolds, Minnesota State Director at National Federation of Independent Business
Kim Lewis, Government Relations at Minnesota School Boards Association
Ryan Hamilton, Government Relations Associate at Minnesota Catholic Conference
Lauryn Schothorst, Director of Workplace Management and Workforce Development Policy at Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Shannon Berns, Sole Proprietor of Du Nord Consulting (Alexandria)
Ileana Mejia, Public Policy Advocate of Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Ann M Deshler, Registered Nurse (Prior Lake)
Toni Mangskau, Caregiver at AARP Rochester
Janet Lenius, Caregiver at AARP Minneapolis
Gloria Perez, President and CEO of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

*Due to time considerations, no further testifiers will be accepted for this hearing. The Committee will still accept written testimony.* If you would like to submit written testimony, please contact the Committee Administrators, Travis Reese <travis.reese@house.mn> & Nick Stumo-Langer <nick.stumo-langer@house.mn>.
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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.

Bills Added

Monday, February 14, 2022 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION