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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

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Tuesday, February 20, 2007
Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 8:00 AM

E-12 Education

Chair: Rep. Calros Mariani
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF804 (Atkins) International Baccalaureate, pre-Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement programs participation increased.
HF1088 (Davnie) College in the Schools
HF417 (Bigham) Elementary and middle school years education international baccalaureate pilot program established.
HF233 (Hilstrom) International Baccalaureate pilot program established across all grades of a school district.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 8:00 AM
Time Note: The committee will recess at 9:30 a.m. and reconvene at 6:30 p.m. in 5 State Office Building

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Overview from the Department of Natural Resources

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 8:00 AM

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 200 State Office Building State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1048 (Pelowski) Abolishing the Department of Employee Relations.
HF132 (Mahoney) Minnesota Biomedical Science Research Facilities Authority and funding program established.
HF376 (Paulsen) State contracts Web site established.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 8:00 AM

Public Safety Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Public Defense Board Budget
HF342 (Paymar) Appropriating grant money for mentoring children of incarcerated parents
HF460 (Lesch) Appropriating money for the all children excel program

Chair: Rep. Al Juhnke
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
Department of Agriculture budget overview
HF274 (Juhnke) Rural Finance Authority agricultural loan funding provided.

Chair: Rep. Karen Clark
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Department of Health presentation of the Governor's budget recommendations

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 12:30 PM

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Thomas Huntley
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Special funds overview
Waiver programs overview
HF298 (Huntley) removed from agenda.
HF782 (Huntley) removed from agenda.

Chair: Rep. Tom Rukavina
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Minnesota Boxing Commission budget overview
Accountancy Board budget overview
Architecture, Engineering Board budget overview
Barber/Cosmetologist Board budget overview
HF797 (Rukavina) Housekeeping bill for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 12:30 PM

Public Safety and Civil Justice

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF492 (Haws) Counties provided funding for housing short-term felony offenders, short-term offender advisory task force created, and money appropriated.
HF684 (Paymar) Appropriating money for reimbursements to counties for costs associated with housing short-term offenders.
HF49 (Lesch) has been removed from agenda

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Bernie Lieder
Location: 15 State Capitol
Agenda:
Joint House and Senate transportation meeting with U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 12:30 PM

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 500 S. State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentations on watershed districts

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 2:15 PM

Capital Investment Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
Minnesota Historical Society, Preserving the State's Rich Past: Historic Preservation and Asset Preservation
HF1018 (Hausman) Department of Finance housekeeping bill

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 2:15 PM

Health and Human Services

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF250 (Peterson, A) modifying provisions for ambulance service and interhospital transfer
HF634 (Norton) A resolution urging support for and reauthorization of the State Children's Health Insurance Program
HF625 (Nornes) eliminating the MinnesotaCare four-month uninsured requirement for children
HF475 (Loeffler) expanding private health insurance coverage of young adult dependents by including those not enrolled as full-time students
Other bills may be added
HF736 has been removed from the agenda
HF599 has been removed from the agenda

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 2:15 PM

K-12 Finance Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Mindy Greiling
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF70 (Hosch) Independent School District No. 463, Eden Valley-Watkins, environmental hazard remediation funding provided.
HF249 (Kranz) Independent School District No. 16, Spring Lake Park, lease levy
requirements exception authorized.
HF410 (Tillberry) Independent School District No. 14, Fridley, levy authorized.
HF776 (Benson) School lunch aid increased.
HF759 (Slawik) Minnesota Children's Museum funding provided.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 2:15 PM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Phyllis Kahn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Budget presentation from the Department of Administration, part 2 continued.
Testimony from Mike Stolte, oversight of pension investments

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Commerce and Labor

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF828 (Kahn) A resolution urging the president and Congress to end trade, financial and travel restrictions to Cuba
HR2 (Kahn) A resolution expressing the sense of the House concerning trade, financial and travel restrictions to Cuba.
HF611 (Anzelc) Workplace communications between labor organizations and employees protected, and certain employer conduct prohibited.
HF765 (Loeffler) Motor vehicle insurance database development required.
HF643 (Hansen) has been removed from the agenda

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Nora Slawik
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF138 (Simon) Community education revenue program funding increased
HF440 (Madore) Adults with disabilities program funding increased, and money appropriated
HF751 (Hornstein) General Education Development (GED) test fee waiver authorized in cases of homelessness
HF555 (Bly) Community education youth service program funding increased

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources

Chair: Rep. Kent Eken
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentations on shoreline regulations
HF849 (Moe) Shoreland resorts development regulation provided

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 5:30 PM

Ways and Means

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Loren Solberg
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Budget priorities from the following House finance divisions: Early Childhood Learning, K-12, Minnesota Heritage, State Government and Capital Investment.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 6:30 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Overview from the Department of Natural Resources

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 , 6:30 PM

Health and Human Services

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
continuation of afternoon agenda