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Thursday, February 28, 2008

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Thursday, February 28, 2008
Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 8:00 AM

E-12 Education

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Calros Mariani
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2657 (Bigham) School boards required to seek information from prospective employees and the Board of Teaching about disciplinary actions against employees.
HF2782 (Bigham) K-12 athletic coaches required to undergo criminal history background check.
HF3470 (Winkler) State and school district technology established.
HF2623 (Norton) School district test results required to be provided by the state's testing contractor by the first week in May.
HF2624 (Urdahl) Teacher quality improvement task force established for effectively integrating secondary and postsecondary academic and career education.

HF3203 (Dominguez) and HF3472 (Mariani) have been removed from the agenda.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 8:00 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3232 (Bunn) Washington County Landfill funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Presentation on Prairie Futures

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 8:00 AM

Public Safety Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Corrections Ombudsman report
HF1043 (Simon) Requiring predatory offenders to register electronic mail addresses and related information to law enforcement

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 10:00 AM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 12:30 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at 3:45 p.m. and reconvene at 6 p.m.

Health and Human Services

Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3390 (Loeffler) Public health reform
HF3391 (Huntley) Health care reform

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 12:30 PM

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Thomas Huntley
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Meeting canceled

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Tom Rukavina
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2779 (Paulsen) establishing a lifelong learning account program; allowing tax credits to employees and employers for contributions to lifelong learning accounts
HF2676 (Mullery) Voluntary paid paternal leave provided
HF2629 (Rukavina) Unemployed worker direct assistance funds provided
HF3363 (Haws) relating to higher education; clarifying certain scholarship program provisions
HF3349 (Rukavina) relating to higher education; removing a surplus appropriation sunset provision

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 12:30 PM

Public Safety and Civil Justice

Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1213 (Clark) Drug free and prostitution free zones expanded, pilot project funding provided for Minneapolis and St. Paul, and money appropriated.
HF1262 (Mahoney) Joint physical custody presumption created, parenting plans required in certain cases, and custody designations modified for parenting plans that use alternative terminology;
HF2627 (Hilstrom) Making changes to public nuisance law affecting evidentiary thresholds and numbers of triggering incidents required for specific offenses;
HF2898 (Paymar) Regulating claim denials under aviation liability coverage;
HF3175 (Benson) Attempted robbery penalty increased, robbery involving a motor vehicle crime created;
HF3228 (Paymar) Modifying trespassing on critical public service property;
HF3257 (Loeffler) Sexual offenders facing civil commitment allowed to choose to be confined in correctional facilities while petition is adjudicated, civil commitment cost addressed, and county attorney access to data addressed;
HF3331 (Simon) Retail property and retail establishment under theft definitions added, and new penalties created.

HF2811 (Atkins) and HF2911 (Atkins) have been removed from the agenda.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 2:15 PM

Capital Investment Finance Division

Location Changed Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3166 (Hausman) University of Minnesota biomedical science research facilities

Item added:
Update on Central Corridor

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 2:15 PM

State Government Finance Division

Location Changed Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Phyllis Kahn
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
SF1436 (Hilstrom/Robling) Political subdivision defined relating to state auditor
OET report: Electronic Documents Study
OET report: IT Funding Strategies
Jim Nobles: A history of Legislative Auditor Reports and the results of their recommendations

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Commerce and Labor

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF766 (Westrom) Motor fuel specifications, standards, and requirements modified
HF XXXX (Tschumper) Requiring disclosure of flood insurance availability
HF3085 (Laine) Construction warranties requirement modified, and waivers of the warranty prohibited
HF3092 (Madore) Residential building contractor investigations discontinuance prohibited
HF3289 (Juhnke) Auctioneers exempted from certain requirements applicable to professional fund-raisers
HF3306 (Tillberry) Minnesota Securities Act modified, regulations provided, and technical changes made
HF2721 (Dominguez) Auto insurance and certain claims practices regulated

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Nora Slawik
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3197 (Fritz) Child care licensure requirement modified
HF2976 (Murphy, E.) Child care assistance reimbursement rates modified
Presentations by the Department of Human Services on: Child care services grants; Child Growth and Development Trainings for Minnesota's Child Care Providers report; Estimated Costs for Conducting Annual License Reviews in Family Child Care Programs report; and School Readiness Connections program

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources

Chair: Rep. Kent Eken
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2737 (Anzelc) Wetland bank credit provided under certain state-held conservation easements
HF3238 (Gardner) Sustainable water use provided; conservation rate structures, drinking water emergency ordinance, and information sharing required, Pollution Control Agency ombudsman created, fees increased, and conservation pricing required
HF3437 (Moe) Star lake or river designation process provided, Star Lake Board created as nonprofit corporation, star lake or river signs allowed on highways, and money appropriated
HF3068 (Dill) Snowmobile registration and sticker expiration date provided, temporary permit effective period extended for snowmobiles, off-highway motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, and watercraft, and temporary permit information requirements modified
HF3281 (Dill) Snowmobile safety certificate age requirement exemption modified
HF3284 (Dill) Voyageurs National Park; State employees prohibited from enforcing federal laws in navigable waters
HF3366 (Eken) Petrofund program modified
(More Bills May Be Added)

Thursday, February 28, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Transportation Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Bernie Lieder
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1601 (Anderson, B.) Novice driver safety education program established, driver instruction permit and provisional drivers' license provisions modified, and money appropriated.
Subcommittee Reports for: HF3124 (Juhnke), HF2628 (Norton) and HF3211(Koenen)