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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
MNDOT presentation on Passenger Rail, Freight Rail, and Ports
HF1109 (Murphy) Minneapolis and Duluth; high-speed passenger rail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1251 (Hausman) Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Chicago (TCMC) passenger rail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF1005 (Pelowski) Port development assistance program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Bills will be laid over.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

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

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
House File 1200 (Richardson): Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
House File 316 (Howard): Family, friend, and neighbor child care grant program established; report required; and money appropriated.

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:
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
NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.
If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.

Public Testimony:
Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 1:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

1. HF 833 (Her): postconviction relief petition court hearing
2. HF 717 (Vang): Civil statute of limitations extended for peace officer actions
3. HF 992 (Long): Jailhouse witness use in criminal prosecution requirements established


**Agenda items may be added, deleted and/or taken in any order.

**If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn
CLA: Anna.Borgerding@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 8:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF0575 (Huot) Notary publics authorized to perform civil marriages.

HF0325 (Masin) Political subdivision compensation limit repealed, and conforming change made.

HF0344 (Masin) Metropolitan Council; staggered terms provided, nomination committee membership expanded, additional information required to be made publicly available during selection process, and council member qualifications clarified.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

TESTIFYING: If you would like to testify or submit written testimony, please email the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability and emailed to the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing.

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Policy Committee webpage https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

ACCESSIBILITY: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 10:10 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler

Meeting:
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Time: 10:10am to 10:20am
Remote Hearing
This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Agenda:

I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes for February 11, 2021

VI. Calendar for the Day – February 25, 2021

VI. Adjournment

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF XXXX (Acomb) Solar for schools
HF 1226 (Acomb) Renewable qualifying energy facility avoided cost pricing requirement eliminated
HF XXXX (Christensen) Solar for state parks
HF XXXX (Hollins) Photovoltaic demand credit
*Bills may be added to the agenda

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Note: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Do not contact Jenny about the content of this meeting.

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92008

Attachments:

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 288 (Edelson) Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 1024 (Pinto) Department of Early Childhood established, and rulemaking authorized.
*More items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

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

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 112 (Bernardy) Manufactured home park residents provided purchase opportunity.
HF 896 (Bernardy) Manufactured homes affixed to property permitted to be deemed an improvement to real property.
HF 747 (Hornstein) Housing; state's investment maximized, displacement prevented, and Housing Finance Agency-financed rental housing projects required to be affordable for at least 30 years.

If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Blake.Wilcox@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Owen Wirth.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Agenda:


1. HF713 (Stephenson) County agencies permitted to obtain information by phone or written communication to complete MFIP household report forms.


2. HF822 (Koegel) Self-employment income treatment modified for cash assistance program eligibility purposes.

3. HF1339 (Pinto) Income and asset payments excluded for purposes of determining or redetermining eligibility for economic assistance and health care programs, and report required.


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:

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

Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at Yingya.Vang@House.mn

If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Monday, February 22 and you will be provided with further instructions. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.


Bills Added

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: Bill added.

HF718 (Vang) City adoption of pesticide control authorized.
HF157 (Fischer) Lead tackle sale, manufacture, and use prohibited.
HF171 (Hansen) Easement stewardship account provisions modified.
*HF934 (Lippert) Forest nursery sale provisions modified, forest carbon sequestration goal established, tree planting provided, report required, and money appropriated.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 1:00pm, Monday, February 22, 2021.

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

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92007

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 Adam.Kopel@house.mn at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing to get instructions.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 1:00pm, Monday, February 22, 2021.



Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Redemption Day

I. HF 1152 (Long) Clean Slate Act established, and automatic expungement process provided for offenders.
II. HF 9 (Greenman) Voter registration related provisions modified; absentee voting provisions modified; system of early voting established; restriction on then umber of voters an individual may assist on election day eliminated; standards governing access to Help America Vote Act funds modified; intimidation, deceptive practices, and interference with voter registration and voting regulated; campaign finance provisions modified, small donor political committees and funds regulated; small donor state match program established; Democracy Dollar coupon program established; candidate expenditures exempted from aggregate expenditure limits; political contribution refund program repealed; campaign public subsidy program repealed; principles and procedures provided related to redistricting of congressional and legislative districts; criminal penalty established; reports required; and money appropriated.
*III. HF 662 (Long) Redistricting; incarcerated person allocation required based on last known address.
*IV. HF 876 (Frazier) Right to vote restored to individual convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense.

*The language within these bills will be heard during the presentation of HF 9. Afterwards, these bills will be referred to their respective committees without testimony or debate.

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Jamael.Lundy@house.mn one hour before the committee start time. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If their is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92023


Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 724 (Youakim) Historic structure rehabilitation credit sunset repealed
II. HF 921 (Baker) Capital equipment machinery purchase sales tax exemption expanded

If you are interested in providing written or oral testimony, please contact the committee administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV1 and HTV2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation please contact Jenny Nash at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
-HF1027 (Hornstein)
Art. 1 Sec. 4 and Art. 4 **Informational Only (Governor's budget Department of Public Safety)

-Minnesota Council on Disability, Arc Minnesota, Autism Society of Minnesota

-Overview of the Draft MnDOT Statewide Pedestrian System Plan

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Materials related to this meeting are available online: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92028

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to House Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 633 (Bierman) -Individual and small group health plan offerings required to include predeductible, flat co-pay on prescription drug option.

HF 8 (Liebling) - Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
*NOTE: Discussion and amendments will be limited to Section 2 of the bill.*

HF 1183 (Stephenson) - A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; requiring the Board of Pharmacy, the commissioner of human services, and health plan companies to notify the attorney general of certain prescription drug price increases; authorizing the attorney general to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers related to certain price increases; imposing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 8.31, subdivision 1; 151.071, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.


Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

*NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing.

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

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003

To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 24th, at adeline.miller@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 adeline.miller@house.mn.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation on Governor's Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Proposal

HF1268 (Richardson) Healthy development of babies during pregnancy and postpartum grant for black, indigenous, or people of color families funding provided; and money appropriated.

Presentation on DHS Report on Telemedicine during COVID-19

Agenda items may be added/removed.

Members of the public interested in testifying on HF1268 should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 3 pm on Monday, February 22nd. Testimony will be limited to two minutes per person. Written testimony will be accepted.

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

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. 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.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. For other questions, please contact Patrick McQuillan (patrick.mcquillan@house.mn).

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.


Bills Added

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Meeting Agenda:

I. HF473 (Huot) - Student loan refinancing program eligibility expanded, and money appropriated.

II. HF1493 (Stephenson) - Requiring licensure of student loan servicers; prohibiting certain practices in student loan servicing; appropriating money; ***Pending referral

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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 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

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 831 (Long) Energy code adoption for new commercial buildings modified.
Scott D. McLellan, Director / State Building Official, Construction Codes & Licensing, MN Dept of Labor and Industry
Andy Snope, IBEW
Richard Graves
Elizabeth Turner, AIA-Minnesota

HF 600 (Winkler) Cannabis Legalization
- Discussion on HF 600 will be limited to the jurisdiction of this committee.
Robert Lopez, United Food and Commercial Workers Union
Steve Kalina, President/CEO, Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association
Nathan Noel
Michael Daub
Rachel Jacobson
Ken Winters, Ph.D.
Marcus Harcus
George M. Realmuto, M.D.
Jeremy Moen
Jeremy Sankey
Ryan Schmidt
Johanna Lester
Stefan Egan
Alex Miller
Maren Schroeder

Due to time constraints, no further in person testimony will be taken during this committee unless you are already on the list. If you would like to submit written testimony please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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


Bills Removed

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This will be the Joint Committee on Regent Selection. The committee will recommend candidates for the Board of Regents to the Joint Convention of the Legislature

*Agenda items may be added or removed.


This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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 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

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Sen. Julie Rosen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

This remote meeting may be viewed live on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC62yI1NgTGu1ftdxZVwLqfA

  1. Approval of February 16, 2021, meeting minutes.
  2. Approval of actuarial assumptions for MSRS Correctional, State Patrol, Judges, and Legislators plans, and PERA Correctional and Police & Fire plans: Motion LCPR21-M1.
  3. Informational Overview - PERA disability process.  
    *no formal action will be taken*
    Testifiers:

     - Doug Anderson, Executive Director, Public Employees Retirement Association
     - Amy Strenge, Policy Coordinator, Public Employees Retirement Association
     - Chris Steward, Minneapolis police officer
     - Lindsay Herren, Minneapolis police officer
     - Beth Jordan, Professional clinical counselor

Meeting documents:
2/16 Minutes: PDF / Text File
Motion LCPR21-M1 / Text File Motion only
PERA Presentation
PERA disability personal impact statements:
 - Individual A: PDF / Text File
 - Individual B: PDF / Text File
 - Individual C: PDF / Text File
 - Individual D: PDF / Text File
 - Individual E: PDF / Text File

TESTIFYING: If you wish to testify or submit written testimony on any of the agenda items, please contact Commission Assistant Lisa Diesslin at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn by 6:00 PM on Monday, February 22, and you will be provided with further instructions.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Lisa Diesslin at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn or 651-296-6806.

This meeting is being held in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.021; and Legislative Coordinating Commission guidelines.


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