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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Governor's bonding recommendations:
MN Housing Finance Agency
Metropolitan Council

Bills Added
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Presentation by the Children's Cabinet

Update on the Preschool Development Grant

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3325 (Claflin) - Displaced homemaker program language modernized.
HF3323 (Sauke) - Independent living center funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3375 (Ecklund) - Workforce training pilot project funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added to the agenda.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

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

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. HF 1303 (Persell) Community Service and Equipment Grants for Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations

IV. HF 2490 (Wolgamott) Skate Park Construction Grant Program established

V. HF 1372 (Long) Voters allowed to request being placed on list for permanent receipt of absentee ballots for all federal, state and local elections (pending receipt of fiscal note)

Additional Bills May Be Added

V. Adjournment

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Presentation of Tax Expenditure Budget from the Department of Revenue

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 9:30 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: 400 South State Office Building
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler


Meeting:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
9:30 AM to 9:45 AM
400 South State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes for February 24, 2020

IV. Calendar for the Day for February 27, 2020

V. Adjournment


Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: The room is blocked until noon if necessary to complete the agenda

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. MN Department of Agriculture update on meat processing/meat inspectors
- Dr. Nicole Neeser, Dairy & Meat Inspection Division Director

II. University of Minnesota report on Kosher and Halal meat
-Anne Dybsetter, Executive Director, Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership
-Ariel Kagan, MDA Strategy & Innovation Specialist
-Maryan Abdinur, Food, Land and Community Program Lead at Hope Community Inc.

III. HF 3420 (Lippert) Poultry processing plant and associated industrial park planning grant funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
-Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, CEO, Regenerative Agriculture Alliance
-Stu Lourey, MN Farmers Union
-Felipe Illescas, Legislative & Policy Director, MN Council on Latino Affairs

IV. HF 3458 (Petersburg) Farmamerica grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
-Jessica Rollins, Farmamerica


Other bills may be added

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: Please note the committee is meeting from 9:45-11:15 AM rather than its typical afternoon time due to the precinct caucus break.

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Informational presentation on trauma-informed schools

Book discussion on The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Dr. Bruce Perry

*HF3556 (Moran) – Trauma-informed school incentive aid funding provided, and money appropriated. (*INFORMATIONAL ONLY)

More agenda items may be added.


NOTE: All presentations during the Tuesday, February 25 hearing will be informational only and no outside testimony will be taken.


Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: The meeting may continue past 11:15 a.m. if necessary

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF3368 (Long) - Community solar garden program modified.

Bills may be added to the agenda.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
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.

HF2766 (Bahner) Gender-neutral terms provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.

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 60 copies and email the handout.

*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

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


o HF 1530(Poppe): relating to veterinary medicine; providing immunity for animal cruelty reporting
o HF 3008 (Lesch) : A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 2; prohibiting slavery or involuntary servitude as criminal punishment for a crime


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

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



Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: G-3 State Capitol