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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Behavioral Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF2733 (Bahner) Intensive residential treatment services modified, and money appropriated.
HF1929 (Bahner) Children's mental health grant service type modified, and money appropriated for the first psychotic episode and first mood disorder grant programs.

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:.
Members of the public wishing to testify or submit written testimony should contact Lyndsey Hanson at Lyndsey.Hanson@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, February 15th.
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
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.



Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentations from Winona State University and Minnesota State College Southeast providing an update on the status of the Career and Technical Educator Pilot Project passed during the 2021 legislative session.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Industrial Education and Economic Development Finance & Policy committee webpage: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92020

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Urszula.Gryska@house.mn

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01 and 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.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Legacy Finance

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Update on the Outdoor Heritage Fund since the end of last session.
Update on the Clean Water Fund since the end of last session.
*This is an informational hearing and no action will be taken.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

If you wish to submit written testimony, please send it to Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by noon the day before the meeting.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92022

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.

Attachments:

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Local Government Division

Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: Bill Added.

HF3176 (Freiberg) Long-term equity investment eligibility expanded, and technical amendments to language made.
HF3175 (Boldon) Township planning and zoning authority clarified.
HF2162 (Torkelson) County boards allowed to spend tax-forfeited land sale net proceeds (pending referral).
*HF3001 (Dettmer) Military discharge certificates recorded with county recorder without fees. (pending referral)
**Amendments are due for all bills by 8:30am, Tuesday, February 15, 2022

***Additional bills/items may be added.

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

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, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Josh.Kilgard@house.mn by 4:00pm on Tuesday, February 15, 2022
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30 am, Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

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.

Attachments:

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation on the history of Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color (CUGMEC) Grant Program
HF 3079 (Hassan) Increase Teachers of Color Act strengthened, teachers of color and American Indian teachers percentage increased, world's best workforce requirements amended
Presentation from the organization Black Men Teach
*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

**If a member of the public would like to testify on the bill please reach out to the CA, Sarah Burt, at the email address below by 6pm on Tuesday, February 15 to sign up. Please indicate in the subject line of your email which bill you will be testifying on. Written testimony is also accepted, please submit it by 6pm on Monday, February 15 to the CA email address. Direct your attention to the written testimony template that has been posted under committee documents.

CA: sarah.burt@house.mn
CLA: wilson.lee@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

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
1. Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) Update by the Department of Human Services


2. Age Friendly Presentation 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:
Members of the public wishing to submit written testimony should contact Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, February 15.
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
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.


Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Preventing Homelessness Division

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 3200 (Hollins) - Transitional housing program modified, and money appropriated.
II. HF 3294 (Reyer) - Emergency service grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

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.

For questions about the agenda or to sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sean Herring, at sean.herring@house.mn

Attachments:

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Preventive Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation on Subcommittee on Water

HF3003 (Acomb); Lead in drinking water testing and remediation provided, and money appropriated.

HF3006 (Acomb); Well water testing program provided, and money appropriated.

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.

If you would like to sign up to testify via zoom, please email simon.brown@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Public Testimony will be limited to two minutes per person within available committee time. If there is not enough time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom. Please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to simon.brown@house.mn. Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing. Written testimony received by 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 15, 2022 will be part of the “virtual committee packet.”


Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. Update on Rural Finance Authority loan programs
-Matt McDevitt, Ag Finance Supervisor, Finance & Budget

II. HF 3081 (Swedzinski) Appropriating money to expedite Rural Finance Authority loan processing.
-Alexa Swedzinski
-Brent Kelsey, Compeer Financial
-Stu Lourey, Minnesota Farmers Union
-Amber Hanson Glaeser, MN Farm Bureau

III. HF 3420 (Sundin) Appropriating money for grants and financial assistance to livestock farmers and crop producers impacted by drought; appropriating money to the Rural Finance Authority revolving loan account for drought relief
-Thom Petersen, Commissioner, MN Dept. of Agriculture
-Stu Lourey, MN Farmers Union
-Robert Siltanen, Siltanen Farms, Carlton County
-Liz Dwyer, Dancing the Land Farm, Clearwater
-Miles Kuschel, Cass County rancher
-Krist Wollum, Legislative Committee Chair, MN Cattlemen's Association

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: If you would like to sign up to testify, email Nancy.conley@house.mn no later than 4:30 PM, Tuesday, February 15. 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 to submit written testimony (in PDF file format).

MEETING DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Agriculture Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92001

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 1:00 PM, Tuesday, February 15.

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

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1083 (Moller); Comprehensive school mental health service lead position established, and money appropriated.

Additional items may be added to the agenda.

Meeting:
Wednesday, February 16th, 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 (Tuesday, Feb 15).

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

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3072 (Her) Maximum student loan tax credit increased, student loan income credit threshold increased, and student loan credit made refundable.
HF2900 (Frazier) COVID-19; frontline worker payments authorized, data classified, report required, and money appropriated. **pending referral


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/permrule.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.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-5524.

Public Testimony:
If you are interested in providing testimony on the scheduled bills, please contact the committee administrator at: polly.cerkvenik@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged. Testimony on HF2900 will be taken on the taxes provision only.

Bills Added

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 2017 (Reyer) Advisory Task Force on State Employment and Retention of Employees with Disabilities
Trevor Turner, Public Policy Director, Minnesota Council on Disability
Brittanie Wilson, Communications Officer, Minnesota Council on Disability

HF 2921 (Wazlawik) Requiring certain employers to pay an employee's regular wages during jury service

HF 2811 (Ecklund) Boundary waters area economic relief program created
Chairman Robert Deschampe, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe
Paul Nevanen, Director, Koochiching Economic Development Authority
Mindy Fredrikson, Gunflint Lodge & Outfitters
Mike Boomer, Owner, Ryden’s Border Store
Eric Johnson, RLB, Inc.

If you would like to testify, 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.


Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF2915 (Poston); Ectodermal dysplasias treatment coverage required.
No testimony will be taken, amendments will be in order.

HF2758 (Becker Finn); FIFA World Cup broadcast extended alcohol service hours established.

HF3070 (Swedzinski); Municipalities allowed to issue county fair seven-day temporary liquor license.

HF3018 (Nash); Municipality authorized to issue strong beer and wine licenses to town ball baseball team owners.

XXXX/CK157 (Morrison)*; relating to liquor; allowing the holder of taproom licenses to sell one brand of malt 1.3 liquor not produced by the holder of the license;

HF3108 (Lislegard); Federal home loan bank rights established for insurer member collateral pledges.

*Informational hearing

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chairs' discretion.

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.

To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 17th, at simon.brown@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 simon.brown@house.mn.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Brief DHS Presentation on the Medical Assistance Spenddown

HF2773 (Liebling) Medical assistance income and spenddown limits increased for persons with disabilities and persons age 65 and over.

Dental Implementation Update
Minnesota Department of Human Services

HF3147 (Reyer) Expanding medical assistance coverage for adult dental services.

HF3148 (Reyer) Expanding palliative care definition.

HF2517 (Reyer) Palliative Care Advisory Council funding provided, and money appropriated.

Amendment Deadline is 3 PM on Tuesday, February 15th. Testimony is limited to a maximum of 2 minutes. Testifiers should email Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 3 PM on Tuesday, February 15th 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.



Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentations from:

I. University of Minnesota Student Associations
II. Office of Higher Education

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 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.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sean Herring, at sean.herring@house.mn

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation on Wage Theft Prevention Laws
Roslyn Robertson, Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry

HF 2062 (McDonald) Wage Theft requirements modified
Lauryn Schothorst, Director of Workplace Management and Workforce Development Policy, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Bernie Burnham, President, Minnesota AFL-CIO
Adam Duininck, Director of Government Affairs, North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
Nicole Blissenbach, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry

If you would like to testify, 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.


Wednesday, February 16, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Property Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 2300 (Richardson): Community land trust property classification modified.
HF 1661 (Schultz): Elderly living facilities exempted from taxation.
HF 1429 (Vang): Class 2 land agricultural product definition expanded.
HF 2810 (Swedzinski): Echo; 2021 aid penalty forgiveness provided, and money appropriated.
Presentation of the Voss and 4d Reports

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/permrule.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.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-5524.

Public Testimony:
If you are interested in providing testimony on the posted bills, please contact the committee administrator at: polly.cerkvenik@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged.