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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
MN Pollution Control Agency outcomes based budgeting

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
Lessons learned on high school assessment and accountability
Dirk Mattson, director, Assessments and Testing, Minnesota Department of Education
Kent Pekel, director, College Readiness Consortium, University of Minnesota

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Report Presentation from the Corrections Strategic Management and Operations Advisory Taskforce

*** NOTE *** For the Public Safety Policy and Oversight Committee, this joint hearing is in lieu of the regularly scheduled time (1:00 p.m.)

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 200 State Office Building

Bills Added
Chair: Sen. Lawrence J. Pogemiller
Location: 15 Capitol
Agenda:
Governor's supplemental budget

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

LCPFP Subcommittee on a Balanced Budget

Location: 15 State Capitol
Agenda:
Governor’s supplemental budget

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Al Juhnke
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2916 (Juhnke) Department of Veteran Affairs commissioner role clarified in providing certain resources for the county veterans service offices.
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs State Veterans Cemetery Study
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Medicare/Medicaid Feasibility Study

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation by the Minnesota Science and Technology Economic Development Project Committee
Presentation of DEED Uniform Program Accountability Measures

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Taxes

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Open Forum for Cities, Developers, Contractors and others to propose changes in the TIF law for individual projects that currently have a developer.
The House Tax Committee is interested in learning what reasonable flexibility could be provided to stimulate the construction of new building projects across Minnesota. The committee is interested in projects that will begin construction no later than June 2011.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Time Note: Agenda: HF2562 (Thissen) COBRA premium state subsidy eligibility extended, and unexpected funds carry forward authorized for COBRA grants. HF453 (Fritz) MFIP and food stamp provisions modified.

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tom Huntley
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Testifying on HF 453:

Alexandra C. Fitzsimmons, Esq., Policy Director, Minnesota Catholic Conference; and
Linden Gawboy, Welfare Rights Coalition

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Tom Rukavina
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Economic Development and Job Creation
Natural Resources Research Institute - Michael Lalich, director
Green energy development and other innovative natural resources strategies
Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment - Dick Hemmingsen, director

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Phyllis Kahn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Legislative Auditor's Report on Internal Control Over Statewide Financial Reporting; MMB update on internal controls

Attachments:

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building

Bills Added
Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Commerce and Labor

Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
NOTE: HF978 was passed by the Commerce & Labor committee to the House floor during the 2009 session. Therefore, the committee will spend a limited amout of time discussing HF978.

Bills Added
Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Nora Slawik
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation of the Minnesota QRIS Scaling Options Report (1st on the agenda)
Presentation of the MDE/DHS QRIS System Framework Workplan (2nd on the agenda)

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Environment Policy and Oversight

Chair: Rep. Kent Eken
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Update from DNR on invasive species

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Bernie Lieder
Location: 10 State Office Building

Bills Added
Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Finance

Finance and Ways and Means Committees

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Loren Solberg
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Overview of governor's supplemental budget

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Civil Justice

K-12 Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Mindy Greiling
Location: Patrick Henry High School Auditorium; 4320 N. Newton Avenue; Minneapolis
Agenda:
The committees will hear presentations and discuss the need for collaboration between human services, education, health plans and juvenile justice.

Attachments:

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Location: 107 State Capitol
Agenda:
SF1374/HF1569 (Metzen/Hansen): PERA-P&F; Joint and survivor annuity for the divorced spouse of a deceased retiree who elected a single life annuity.
HF2550 (Poppe): MSRS/MnSCU/TRA; Permitting the repayment of certain member contribution refunds; authorizing a second chance option to elect TRA retirement plan benefit coverage; mandating certain contributions.
SF2394 (Pariseau): PERA; Authorizing a late disability benefit application in certain cases.
HFxxx (Peterson, S.): SPTRFA; Service credit purchase for uncredited prior teaching service.
SF2463/HF2651 (Rummel/McFarlane): PERA-P&F; Revise Social Security leveling option to single-life annuity.
HFxxx (Atkins): PERA; Purchase of prior service credit for a period of omitted member deductions for certain Inver Grove Heights public school employees.
SFxxx (Olson, M.): TRA; Alternative retirement annuity computation for former Red Lake Senior High School principal.
HFxxx (Thissen): PERA-P&F/Faribault Fire; Revised post-retirement adjustment and annuity adjustment for retired Faribault firefighter.