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Thursday, February 28, 2019

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
NOTE: All bills will be heard on an informational only basis.

BILL ADDED: Informational only: HF 1333 (Sauke) Rochester Graham Park Regional Event Center renovation and expansion

Bills Added
Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Meeting Minutes

III. Overview: Governor's Budget Proposal
Minnesota Department of Education
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Human Services

IV. HF1238 (Pryor) - Child care assistance program provisions modified.

V. HF1230 (Pinto) - Early learning scholarships eligibility modified, and voluntary prekindergarten programs expanded to five groups.

VI. Adjournment


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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 955 (Koegel) SciTechsperience program funding provided
HF 141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.
HF 678 (Davnie) Job skills training for recently released inmates funding provided
HF 1088 (Xiong, J) Minnesota Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs grant

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

Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. HF353 (Murphy) Public Television station equipment grants funding provided (Testimony heard on 2/27; Motion to refer to Ways and Means)

II. HF140 (Moran) Hair braiders exempted from cosmetology registration requirements

III. HF1358 (Elkins) Appropriating money for grants to cities and counties to improve website accessibility

IV. HF187 (Lucero) Legal expenses paid by Wright, Becker and Ramsey counties to be reimbursed by the state


If you would like to testify on any bill, please contact Jim Gelbmann (651-296-7427) or send an e-mail to jim.gelbmann@house.mn

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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1435 (Lislegard) State general tax modified
II. HF 1410 (Gomez) State general tax levy modified
III. HF 1491 (Davids) Nonprofit snowmobile clubs purchase of building materials exemption provided
IV. HF 1478 (Vogel) Elko New Market water treatment facility sales exemption provided, refund provided, and money appropriated

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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 9:30 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: 500N State Office Building
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler


Meeting:
Thursday, February 28, 2019
9:30 AM to 9:45 AM
500N State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes of February 26, 2019

IV. Calendar for the Day for March 4, 2019

V. Adjournment





Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. FFA comments
II. HF 1733 (Poppe) MDA Ag Policy bill (informational hearing)
III. Presentation the impact of climate change on Minnesota farming
IV. HF 962 (Brand) Forever Green Agriculture Initiative Funding

Please contact nancy.conley@house.mn if you want to sign up to testify on any bill.

Note: HF 1733 replaces the Revisor's language that was previously posted.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1363 (Huot) Support our students grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF514 (Pryor) Safe schools levy increased.

HF579 (Kresha) School facility safety projects under the long-term facilities maintenance revenue program authorized, safe schools revenue program expanded, and money appropriated.

HF1594 (Richardson) Relating to workforce development; appropriating money for the YWCA of Minneapolis to provide job skills training in early childhood education.

Other agenda items may be added.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: If necessary, the division will recess and meet in Capitol 120 after session.

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Department of Commerce Budget Overview
HF 1683 (Long) Energy usage data maintained by utilities access rights provided

If you wish to testify, please contact Mike Molzahn at mike.molzahn@house.mn

Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: Committee may continue past the standing 11:15 a.m. adjournment time.

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF586 (Becker-Finn)
Veteran suicide awareness day declared.

HF505 (Fischer)
State flag design task force created..

HF1216 (Schultz)
Duluth regional exchange district establishment authorized, state general sales tax exemption provided, advisory board created, powers and duties conferred, tax abatement and tax increment financing rules provided, local sales and use tax imposition authorized, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

HF987 (Richardson)
Low-income student access to driver education programs expanded, driver education work group established, report required, and money appropriated.

HF1017 (Claflin)
Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary Commemoration Commission established, appointments provided, and money appropriated.

HF525 (Persell)
Pupil transportation adjustment calculation modified, pupil transportation working group provided, and report required.


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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 4 (Lesch) Price Gouging


HF 724 (Cantrell) Parentage of woman who provides donated ova clarified

HF 1196 (Lesch)
HF1197 (Lesch)

**UPDATE, as of 2 pm 2/28/19: There will be NO reconvening of the committee this evening. Instead, HF 1196 will be heard at the beginning of the hearing on Monday, March 4th, at 5 pm (or 15 minutes after session ends, if session is not over by 5 pm) in State Office Building, hearing room 10**

If you'd like to testify, please email the CA, Rachel Ganani, rachel.ganani@house.mn

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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Continuation of Governor’s Budget Recommendations for Department of Natural Resources.
Governor’s Budget Recommendations for Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

HF340 (Lillie) Outdoor heritage fund previous appropriations modified, and money appropriated.


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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF400 (Olson) Opioid Stewardship Advisory Council, opioid stewardship account, and opiate product registration fee established; opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; reports required; and money appropriated.
HF1297 (Liebling) Medical assistance drug payment provisions modified.

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Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Youth Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform

HF 897 (Dehn) Juvenile detention alternatives throughout state funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 1678 (Edelson) Juvenile issues addressed, including risk assessments, arrest alternatives, and restraint use.

HF 1717 (Dehn) Juvenile life sentence without release amended.

HF 1679 (Noor) Juvenile hearings and records prohibited from the public, juvenile court delinquency jurisdiction raised to age 13, and human services disqualifications modified.

HF 8 (Pinto) Firearm transfer criminal background checks required.

HF 9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enable to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.

**The Chair's intent is to get through HF 8 and HF 9 on Wednesday evening. If we are not able to do so, we will extend this meeting into the evening.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF593 (Edelson) - Rotary International special license plate established.

HF548 (Haley) Red Wing; Eisenhower Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi River named as Bridge of Valor

HF1171 (Nash) Carver County Trunk Highway 25 segment designated as Captain Jeffrey Vollmer Memorial Highway

HF1623 (Hornstein) Transportation miscellaneous policy changes made, including provisions governing bicycles, school bus warning lights, driver's license suspension, airport zoning, legislative route removals, and memorial highways and bridges.

HF1555 (Hornstein) - Corridors of Commerce program appropriation use expanded.


The committee will recess and reconvene at 7:00 p.m. for HF1500 (Winkler)

HF1500 (Winkler) - Noncompliant driver's license or identification card requirements modified and related changes made, including eligibility, proof of lawful presence, primary and secondary documentation, discrimination, voter registration, and data practices; technical changes made; and money appropriated.


If you would like to testify please email john.howe@house.mn.


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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Mississippi River Parkway Commission

Location: 400N State Office Building
Agenda:

1. Informational Presentation - Riverview Corridor Project, Ramsey County

2. Commission Business

    a. Officer Election

    b. Budget Status Report

    c. Executive Committee Report

    d. Legislative Updates & MN-MRPC Requests

3. National MRPC

4. Commission Projects

    a. Plan Your Trip/Plan Your Project Updates

    b. New MN Great River Road Print Map

5. Old Business

   a. Revised MN Great River Road Logo Policy

   b. Review of MN-MRPC Process for Letters of Support

6. Letter/Action Requests

   a. Consider Letters of Support

       *Lady Slipper Scenic Byway

       *City of Brooklyn Park

    b. Consider Letter of Comment

        *311 2nd St. SE Development, Minneapolis

7. Commission Member Updates

*Public interested in testifying please advise/sign up by emailing in advance Chris Miller chris@togpartners.com

  


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Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION