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Friday, February 26, 2021

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Friday, February 26, 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF696 (Becker-Finn) Minor individual data classified.
HF695 (Becker-Finn) Driving under the influence provisions for recreational vehicle enforcement uniformity provided, and criminal penalties provided.
HF1489 (Hansen) Natural resources rulemaking authority modified.
HF1294 (Hansen) Water-use permit public meeting required, and water-use permit requirements modified.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 8:30am, Thursday, February 25, 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 by 5:00pm, Thursday, February 25, 2021
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30am, Thursday, February 25, 2021


Attachments:

Friday, February 26, 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 701 (Lippert): Soil-health farming goals established...data collection required, data classified...*
2. HF 478 (Feist): Courts provided guidance on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to service-related disorder
3. HF 1163 (Winkler) Driver's Licenses for All*

*for HF 701 & HF 1163 committee discussion will be limited to the provisions within the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Finance & Civil law committee. The relevant sections of HF 701 are Section 1 & 4 (dealing with data). For HF 1163, committee discussion will be focused on Article 2 (dealing with data).

**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.

Bills Added

Friday, February 26, 2021 , 8:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF994 (Hansen, R) Office of the Legislative Auditor activity governing provisions modified.
***Vote by 9 a.m.***

HF820 (Koegel) Open Meeting Law; public body member allowed to attend meetings from a private location more than three times in 2021.
***Vote by 9:25 a.m.***

HF1140 (Elkins) Open Meeting Law; terminology and requirements modified related to meetings conducted through the use of telephone or interactive technology.
***Vote by 9:45 a.m.***

HF738 (Haley) Lake City; port authority commission establishment permitted.
***Vote by 9:55 a.m..***

*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
Bills Removed

Friday, February 26, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 844 (Stephenson) -Price gouging prohibited, and penalties prescribed.

HF 1292 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Unsafe consumer product enforcement mechanism provided.

HF 269 (Morrison) - Psychology interjurisdictional compact created, and money appropriated.

HF 1412 (Morrison) - Health care service and consultation telehealth coverage modified.
*NOTE*: Testimony, discussion, and amendments will be limited to Sections 1, 3, and 13 of the bill as it pertains to the committee's jurisdcition.*

HF 648 (Koegel) - Health plans prohibited from limiting opioid testing.

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 12:00 pm on Saturday, February 27th, 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.




Friday, February 26, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Friday, February 26, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

HF1024 (Pinto) Department of Early Childhood established, and rulemaking authorized. *Pending referral*



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 Thursday, February 25 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.



Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
DOC Policy Day

I. HF 553 (Koegel) ID cards provided to offenders released from incarcerations.
II. HF 1368 (Mariani) - Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension Unit authorized to exercise general law enforcement duties during course of official duties.
III. HF 1369 (Mariani) - Indeterminate Sentence Release Board established, and report required.
IV. HF 1267 (Long) - Correctional facility safety provided.

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

Bills Added

Friday, February 26, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Subcommittee on Legislative Process Reform

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1514 (Sandstede) Easing restrictions on bars, restaurants, and certain other places of public accommodation in greater Minnesota.

HF 1515 (Sandstede) defining public health emergency; clarifying governor's authority to declare a peacetime emergency for a public health emergency.

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 at Owen.Wirth@House.mn.

Bills Added

Friday, February 26, 2021 , 1:15 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*Time Change* The hearing will be from 1:15 - 2:45PM

HF1306 (Elkins) Metropolitan Council authorized to issue administrative citations for transit fare evasion and impose civil fines, and technical and clarifying changes made.

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 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 are interested in providing oral testimony on a scheduled bill, please contact the committee administrator at john.howe@house.mn by 5:00 p.m. the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged and will be accepted by emailing john.howe@house.mn. Written testimony is entered into the committee’s record, shared with committee members, and posted to the committee’s webpage.

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:

Friday, February 26, 2021 , 2:00 PM

Legislative Salary Council

Chair: Deborah Olson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
  1. Approve minutes of February 12, 2021 meeting
  2. Testimony of former members
  3. February Forecast update
  4. Additional testimony
  5. Council discussion of possible determination
  6. Next steps


The remote meeting may be viewed live on the LCC YouTube Channel

Note: This meeting is being held in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021; Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.


For more agenda information, click here

Friday, February 26, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1438 (Liebling) COVID-19 vaccine medical assistance reimbursement rate increased.
HF1499 (Fischer) Prescription drug repository program modified.
HF1158 (Acomb) Temperature monitoring required for prescription drugs delivered by common carrier.
HF448 (Acomb) Prescription drug definition modified for state antikickback provision purposes.
HF1410 (Morrison) Health litigation proceeds required to be deposited in dedicated account, tobacco use prevention and cessation activity funding provided, and money appropriated.

Agenda items may be added/removed.

Members of the public interested in testifying on should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 3 pm on Thursday, February 26th. 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

Friday, February 26, 2021 , 3:30 PM
Time Note: Joint meeting with Senate Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy Committee

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Natural gas price spikes and the impact on Minnesotans

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.

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

Attachments: