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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Corrections Division

Chair: Rep. John Considine
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 996 (Considine) Correctional officers discipline procedure revised.

HF 1399 (Considine) Ombudsman for corrections reestablished, ombudsman powers and duties established, report required, and money appropriated.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Housing Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation on Governor's Budget Proposal
HF 495 (Noor) Residential lease requirements amended.

***BILL ADDED***
HF 282 (Noor) Manufactured and modular home provisions modified.

***BILL REMOVED***
HF 494 (Dehn) Time period for notice to quit or rent increase provided, and residential landlord notice requirements for intention to quit or a rent increase specified.

Bills Removed
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. Overview for the Minnesota Information Technology Department (MN.IT)

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 587 (Lien) Medical cannabis manufacturer state business tax subtraction allowed
II. HF 1034 (Pryor) Refundable tax credit for certain qualified child care expenses, professionals, and providers established
III. HF 540 (Marquart) Taxpayers allowed to make certain elections for state tax filing purposes


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 116 (Freiberg) School districts authorized to renew expiring referendums by action of school board.
HF 33 (Poston) Service cooperatives included in governmental units definition for joint powers purposes.



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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Chair: Rep. John Persell
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF758 - Persell: Mississippi Headwaters Board jurisdiction over headwaters area ensured.

HF680 - Tabke: Leashed dog use to track big game allowed.

HF721 - Lee: Insecticide use in wildlife management areas prohibited.

HF200 - Anderson: Riparian buffer compensation program established, and money appropriated.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
GAL Budget request presentation

HF 13 (Kunesh-Podein) amending Constitution providing for gender equality

Bills Added
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Subcommittee on Local Government

Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
Continue HF192 (Masin) Metropolitan Council staggered terms.

Continue HF370 (Fischer) Metropolitan Council staggered terms provided, nomination committee membership expanded, additional information required to be made publicly available as part of the selection process, and council member qualifications clarified.

Informational hearing on HF756 (Cantrell) Municipalities authorized to entire into a fire protection district.
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bills/bill.php?b=House&f=HF756&ssn=0&y=2019

Informational hearing on HF703 (Masin) Political subdivision compensation limit repealed, and conforming change made.
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bills/bill.php?f=HF703&b=house&y=2019&ssn=0

Bills Added
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Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Overview of the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program

Testifying:
Office of Broadband Development, Department of Employment and Economic Development
Minnesota Telecom Alliance
Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Budget Overview:

MDH Commissioner Jan Malcolm


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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Legacy Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Minnesota State Arts Board
Great Lakes Aquarium
River Watch

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Safe & Accessible Roadway Week

HF 50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited, with hands-free mode exception.

HF 1375 (Considine) Driving while distracted or without a valid license and causing bodily harm or death increased penalties established.

HF 1263 (Neu) Recreational vehicle DWI laws further conformed to general DWI laws, and technical corrections made.

HF 1149 (Christensen) Conservation officers authority under DWI law expanded.

*Evening Hearing:
Room 10 at 5:30pm

Bills Added

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 4 (Lesch) Drug manufacturer or wholesale distributor prohibited from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; Board of Pharmacy, commissioner of human services, and health plan companies required to notify the attorney general of certain prescription drug price increases; attorney general authorized to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers related to price increases; and civil penalties imposed.

If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator: Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn

Bills Added
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. HF55 (Jurgens) - School meal provisions modified.

III. HF575 (Huot) - Unclaimed drugs or medications in schools disposal provided.

IV. HF576 (Kunesh-Podein) - School districts required to pay the cost of a college course entrance exam for all students in grade 11 or 12, funding provided to reimburse districts for college entrance exam costs, and money appropriated.

V. HF209 (Kunesh-Podein) - Schools testing materials expenditures required, and report to the legislature required.

VI. HF20 (Erickson) - Intermediate school districts statutes renumbered.

VII. Adjournment

Bills Added
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF733 (Tabke) – Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, and money appropriated

HF85 (Brand) – Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board required to propose guidelines authorizing patient-assisted medication administration

HF831 (Halverson) – Health records released without patient consent circumstances modified

HF728 (Mann) – Pharmacy benefit managers licensure and regulations created, and rulemaking authorized

Testifiers should contact Owen Wirth (Owen.Wirth@house.mn) and Alyssa Fritz (Alyssa.Fritz@house.mn) to be added to the agenda and submit handout materials.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
MEETING CANCELED

BILL REMOVED HF550 - Pryor: Student loan debt counseling grant funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

BILL REMOVED HF583 - Huot: Student loan refinancing program eligibility expanded, and money appropriated.

Bills Removed
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF 769 (Carlson, L) Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated.
HF 295 (Davnie) Credit card charge wage deductions modified.
HF 905 (Koegel) Getting to work grant program created, reports required, and money appropriated.


If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 5:30 PM

Subcommittee on Elections

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: 400N/400S
Agenda:
PLEASE NOTE: This committee meeting date and time is outside the standing committee day and time. The room location is the State Office Building 400N/400S.

Start time is at the call of the chair. Approximate time: 5:30 pm.

HF673 (Lucero)
Payment for security services added to allowable non-campaign disbursements list.

HF979 (Gomez)
Landlords required to provide tenants with voter registration information.

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.

Bill removed: HF1153 (Halverson)

Bills Added
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 , 7:00 PM

Ways and Means

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED

HF861 (Hansen) Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) and Driver and Vehicle Services funding provided, report required, and money appropriated (pending referral from Transportation Finance Division)
HF 70 (Kunesh-Podein) Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women created, annual report on violence against indigenous women and girls required, and money appropriated
HF 47 (P. Anderson) Agricultural fertilizer research and education fee, the Minnesota Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council, the Minnesota agricultural fertilizer research and education program, and the agricultural fertilizer research and education account extended by ten years.
HF129 (Sundin) Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities public members compensation and expense reimbursement required
HF374 (J. Xiong) Unemployment Insurance Advisory committee 2018 legislative session recommended changes adopted

The 24 hour rule for amendments will apply to all bills except HF 861 and are due by 7:00 pm Tuesday, Feb. 19. Amendments for HF 861 are due by 5:00 pm on Wednesday.

Bills Added
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