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Monday, February 28, 2022

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Monday, February 28, 2022
Monday, February 28, 2022 , 9:00 AM

Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission

Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
  1.  Approval of meeting minutes from September 24, 2021.
  2. Legislative initiative – OSTL (PDF attached)
  • STL Director discussion with PSFC
  1. DNR Forest Cost Certification report, Minn. Stat. sec. 16A.125 (PDFs attached)
  • Introduction by DNR Forestry Director Forrest Boe
  • Presentation by DNR Forestry Deputy Director Patty Thielen
  1. BWCAW Land Exchanges
  • Update by STL Director
  1. Adjourn

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Monday, February 28, 2022 , 9:00 AM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF3420 (Sundin) Livestock farmers and crop producers impacted by drought provided funding for grants and financial assistance, and money appropriated to the Rural Finance Authority revolving loan account for drought relief.
II. BILL ADDED: HF3598 (Hansen) Livestock farmers and specialty crop producers impacted by drought financial assistance provided; drought relief loans provided to farmers; financial assistance provided to municipalities, townships, and Tribal governments for increasing water efficiency in public water supplies; grants provided for planting shade trees and purchasing tree-watering equipment; financial assistance provided to replace drought-killed seedlings; and money appropriated.
III. HF 3035 (Hornstein) Southwest light rail transit project special review or program evaluation required by legislative auditor, and money appropriated.
IV. BILL ADDED: HF2746 (Youakim) Hometown Heroes Act assistance program eligibility clarified, and fund transfer provided.
V. BILL ADDED: HF2993 (Baker) John Schlegel Memorial Highway designated on U.S. Highway 71.

Other bills may be added

MEETING DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways & Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029

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

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

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

Monday, February 28, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 2168 (Haley) Minnesota Grape and Wine Council established; wine promotion, education, and development grant program established; sales and use tax nexus for direct shippers established; revenues deposited; direct shipper's license for wine shipments to consumers required; direct shipper reporting requirements established; and money appropriated.
- John Howe, Minnesota Grape Growers Association Board Member
- Jenny Ellen Becker, President MGGA and owner of Round Like Vineyards and Winery

II. HF3077 (Morrison) Pollinator research account eligible uses modified, and money transferred.
- Elaine Evans, University of Minnesota

III. HF2720 (Lippert) Agricultural organization grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Colin Cureton, Director of Adoption and Scaling, Forever Green Initiative
- Christopher Abbott, Perennial Pantry
- Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, Regeneration Farms
- Christopher Patton, Midwest Elderberry Cooperative
- Trevor Russell, Friends of the Mississippi River

IV. HF3625 (Klevorn) Appropriating money for the Forever Green Agriculture Initiative at the University of Minnesota
- Don Wyse, University of Minnesota Faculty
- Ben Penner, Farmer
- Richard Magnusson, Farmer
- Dr. Nicole Atchison, Puris Foods
- Hannah Stoll, Graduate student

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: If you would like to sign up to testify, email Nancy.conley@house.mn no later than 4:30 PM, Friday, February 25. Depending on the number of people who sign up, testimony may be limited to 3 minutes/per person. Please use the same email and deadline if you would like to submit written testimony (in PDF file format).

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 4:30 pm on Friday, Feb. 25

MEETING DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Agriculture Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92001

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

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

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

Monday, February 28, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3251 (Richardson); Modifying charter school admission requirements.

HF3401 (Richardson); Education; prekindergarten through grade 12 including general education, education excellence, inclusive and welcoming schools, health and wellness, teachers, charter schools, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, career and technical education, postsecondary enrollment options, and graduation provisions modified; administrative updates and technical corrections made; and reports required.

Additional items or bills may be added to the agenda.

Meeting:
Monday, February 28th, 2022
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Remote Hearing via Zoom
Held Pursuant to Rule 10.01



Any meeting documents will be posted on the Education Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92006

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

*If you are interested in testifying before the committee, or are providing written testimony or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5:00 PM on the last business day before the hearing (Friday, Feb 25).

CA: Sydney.Spreck@house.mn
CLA: Isabel.Rolfes@house.mn

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Monday, February 28, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
MDH Overview on Lead Abatement/Governor's Budget Proposal
Minnesota Department of Health

HF2650 (Jordan) Residential lead service line replacement grant program established, and money appropriated.

HF3003 (Acomb) Lead in drinking water testing and remediation provided, and money appropriated.

Office of Legislative Auditor Overview of Emergency Services Regulatory Board Report

Amendment and testifier Deadline will be 1 PM on Sunday, February 27th. Items may be added or deleted. The link for the OLA EMSRB report members will be briefed on Monday's hearing can be found here: https://www.auditor.leg.state.mn.us/ped/2022/ambulance.htm.

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 All events are closed-captioned. 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.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please contact Health Committee Administrator, Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn with questions on the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.



Monday, February 28, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 2976 (Noor) Creating the emerging developer fund program; requiring reports; appropriating money.
- Peter McLaughlin, Executive Director, Local Initiative Support Corporation Twin Cities
- Nawal Noor, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Noor Companies
- James E. Terrell, President and Chief Operating Officer, Fortis Capital
- Brian K. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Fortis Capital
- Dean Dovolis, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DJR Architecture
- Damaris Hollingsworth, Principal Architect, Design By Melo
- Abe Demmaj, Owner, G&L Furniture (Minneapolis)
- Sheri Hansen, Director of Communications, Advocacy & Public Outreach, American Institute of Architects Minnesota
- Mohammed Lawal, Chief Executive Officer and Principal Architect, LSE Architects
- Russ Adams, Manager of Corridor Recovery Initiatives, Lake Street Council
- Jamil Ford, Owner, Ideal Development Group
- David McGhee, Executive Director, Build Wealth Minnesota Inc.

If you would like to testify, please reach out to Committee Administrator, Nick Stumo-Langer <Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn>.
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This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Removed

Monday, February 28, 2022 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION