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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Corrections Division

Chair: Rep. John Considine
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 2010 (Considine) Local correctional officer discipline procedures act established.

HF 1205 (Johnson) Inmate convicted of Department of Corrections employee assault has good time earned eliminated.

*Bills may be added to the agenda

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Housing Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3326 (Hausman) Housing infrastructure bonds issued, public housing rehabilitation funding provided, shelter supply increased, housing infrastructure bond eligible use added, bonds issued, and money appropriated
HF 3253 (Tabke) Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund established; credit against individual income tax, corporate franchise tax, and insurance premiums for certain contributions provided; report required, and money appropriated
HF 3358 (Hassan) A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of housing infrastructure bonds; increasing the capacity of shelters; appropriating money
HF 2967 (Sauke) Mortgage financing for manufactured homes in manufactured home park cooperatives allowed

Please contact Owen Wirth at owen.wirth@house.mn if you would like to testify on any of the above bills.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:

I. Update on the actions and direction of the Blue Ribbon Council on Information Technology

Attachments:

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 2090 (Davids) Public safety facility construction exemption provided
II. HF 3245 (Marquart) Taxation; income, corporate franchise, and estates; conforming to federal changes
III. Presentation from Department of Revenue on Federal Update and 2020 Tax Filing Season

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Informational presentations on:
Online access to music education
College savings account pilot
Pathways in technology early college high school (P-Tech)

*more agenda items may be added*

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Chair: Rep. John Persell
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Call to Order

Approval of minutes of February 11, 2020

HF2992 (O'Neill) Modifying closure requirements for solid waste disposal facilities.

HF2999 (Fischer) Modifying penalities for gross overlimits; providing criminal penalities.

HF3239 (Ecklund) Cervidae carcass importing prohibited.

HF3268 (Persell) PFAS Task Force created, and money appropriated.

Adjournment

**Bills may be taken up in any order, added or removed, at the discretion of the Chair.**

If you would like to testify, please contact Addie Miller, adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491.

Bills Removed
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

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

o **HF 3430 (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; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 201.091, subdivision**
o SF 1706 (Davids) Wage Garnishment
o HF 2976 (Moller) A bill for an act relating to civil law; modifying certain transfer to minors provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 527.32; 527.33; 527.40; 527.42
o HF 3007 (Moller) A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying criteria for publishing court of appeals opinions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 480A.08, subdivision 3.

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

**HF 3430 (Dehn) is a duplicate of HF 3068 (Dehn).

**If you have questions, or wish to testify on an agenda item, please contact Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: rachel.ganani@house.mn

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Subcommittee on Elections

Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF3429 (Dehn)
Elections; various technical and policy changes made.

HF3006 (Freiberg)
Eliminate required legislative approval for spending federal Help America Vote Act funding.

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.

TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please inform the committee administrator.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator. If you are bringing hard copies, please bring 40 copies and email the handout.

*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 12:00 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation on the Implementation of Program Integrity Improvements and Children and Family Services

Deputy Commissioner Chuck Johnson and Jeff Swanson, Office of Continuous Improvement, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Assistant Commissioner Lisa Bayley, Minnesota Department of Human Services


Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Youth and Criminal Justice Reform Day

Presentation by the Minnesota Youth Council

Presentation by the Department of Corrections Juvenile Justice Unit

HF 3453 (Edelson) Juvenile risk assessment provided,and issues relating to juveniles including alternatives to arrest and use of restraints addressed.

HF 3109 (Edelson) Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.

HF 3105 (Edelson) Probationary sentences for nonviolent offenders provided.

Note:
*Bills may be added to the agenda

Attachments:

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: Committee is planned to end at the regular time of 4:00 p.m. but may go longer into the evening if needed.

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
Please note bills may be taken in any order.

HF 3228 (Morrison) Prescription Drug Affordability Act established, prescription drug affordability commission and prescription drug affordability requirements created, and report required.

HF 3223 (Schultz) Pharmacy and provider choice allowed relating to biological product dispensing and prescribing.

If you would like to testify or provide handouts to the committee, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn and Travis.Reese@house.mn at least 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE HEARING. Handouts must be emailed in a pdf file with OCR format.
Please note that public testimony may be limited to no more than 3 minutes per testifier.

Bill removed (due to illness of author):
HF 3032 (Halverson) Tobacco; flavored product sale or furnishing prohibited, selling or furnishing administrative penalties modified, persons under age 21 who sell or distribute flavored products alternative civil penalties provided, and criminal penalties provided.


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Bills Removed

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3201 (Kunesh-Podein) - Increase Teachers of Color Act strengthened, increase in percentage of teachers of color and American Indian teachers sought, reports required, and money appropriated.

Informational presentation on the Reimagine Minnesota Report

HF3065 (Becker-Finn) - Sign language and English interpreter requirements modified.

HF1940 (Huot) - Student receiving specialized instructional services programs allowed to participate in service area outside individualized education program.

HF1868* (Youakim) - Student journalists in grades 6 through 12 speech and press rights clarified.

More agenda items may be added.


*Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF1868 was returned to the Education Policy Committee at the end of the 2019 session. The committee will vote to send the bill back to the General Register but will not take further public testimony as this bill received a hearing and was voted out of committee on March 6, 2019.

Testifiers should contact Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn) to be added to the testifier list or submit written materials.

Materials must be submitted 24 hours prior to the hearing start time in order to be included in committee member folders.

BILLS REMOVED:
HF2930* (Schultz) – Special education aid calculation for charter schools modified.


Bills Added

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation from Commissioner of Health Jan Malcolm

HF2898 (Edelson) Civil commitment governing provisions modified, engagement services pilot project established, and money appropriated.

Bills Added

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Call to Order

Approval of Minutes from February 18, 2020

HF 583 (Huot) Student loan refinancing program eligibility expanded, and money appropriated. **LIMITED TESTIMONY as this bill was given a full hearing in 2019.**

HF 3089 (Koegel) Addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 3087 (Wolgamott) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities critical operating funds funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 3392 (Bernardy) Office of Higher Education policy changes provided, including financial aid, institutional approval, and Minnesota college savings plan; and report required.

Adjournment

**Bills may be added or removed at the Chair's discretion**

If you wish to testify, please contact Addie Miller (adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491).


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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF3222 (Becker-Finn) - State Building Code; baby diaper changing station installation in public restrooms required.
HF3211 (Sundin) - Occupational safety; federal crane certification standards adopted.
HF3212 (Sundin) - Apprenticeship federal conformity provisions adopted.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 6:30 PM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Governor's state agency bonding recommendations:
Corrections
Human Services
MN DOT
Administration
Education

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 6:30 PM

Subcommittee on Local Government

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF1095 (Elkins) Procedure for creating municipal street improvement districts established.

HF1513 (Kunesh-Podein) Local government; city charter commission expenses payment provided.

HF3060 (Lee) Local government; certain contracts prohibited.

*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.


Wednesday, February 19, 2020 , 6:30 PM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
NOTE: If the agenda is not completed by the end of the hearing, the committee will meet again on Friday, Feb. 21 at 9:00 AM in room 200 to finish.

I. HF 3100 (Howard) Emergency insulin program established, Minnesota insulin patient assistance program established, pharmacy and insulin manufacturer participation required, reports required, and money appropriated

II. HF 3068 (Dehn) Voter data access related to presidential nomination primary regulated, and voter request that data be excluded from lists allowed.

III. HF 8 (Pinto) Firearm transfer criminal background checks required.

IV. HF 9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.

V. *HF 141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.

VI. *HF 492 (Dettmer) Traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to another misdemeanor established.

NOTE: HF 3100, HF 8, HF 9 and HF 3068 have gone through multiple committees with opportunity for public testimony. The focus of this hearing is on the fiscal components of the bills and no public testimony will be taken. 24 hour rule in effect for HF 8 and HF 9. Amendments for HF 3100 and HF 3068 are requested by 4:30 PM on Wednesday.

*NOTE: Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF 141 and HF 492 were returned to Ways and Means from the General Register. Both bills were heard and debated on the merits during the 2019 legislative session and there is no fiscal impact. The committee will be making procedural votes to move the bills out of committee and back to the General Register.

Bills Added