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Monday, March 1, 2021

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Monday, March 1, 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Review of February 2021 Budget and Economic Forecast

• This meeting will be held in accordance with House 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 rachel.ganani@house.mn.


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. 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.

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

Attachments:

Monday, March 1, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 1137 (Hansen, R.) Board of Animal Health modified.
II. HF 886 (Green) Nitrogen monitoring required on state lands.
III. HF 847 (Vang) Center for Rural Policy and Development grant funding provided,
IV. BILL ADDED: HF 1631 (Lippert) Agriculture related business funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

Order of bills may change

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

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: Please contact nancy.conley@house.mn by 9:00 AM, Monday, March 1, 2021 if you would like to sign up to testify on any bill (testimony may be limited to 2 minutes/person). Written testimony is encouraged and should be submitted by 9:00 AM, March 1 to ensure it will be posted on the committee website and provided to members in advance of the hearing.

PUBLIC VIEWING: 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.

PUBLIC ACCESSIBILITY: 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: Meeting documents will be posted on the House Agriculture Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92001


Monday, March 1, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF909 (Hassan) - Student absence from school modified for religious holidays.

HF1376 (Frazier) - Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.

HF 1626 (Richardson) - Tobacco exception in public schools created for American Indian students.

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day before the hearing. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom. Please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing. Written testimony received by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day will be part of the “virtual committee packet.”

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. 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 refer to the Committee Rules (posted under "Committee Documents") for further information.


Bills Added
Attachments:

Monday, March 1, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1419 (Hassan) Skin lightening creams containing mercury public awareness campaign created, and money appropriated.
HF19 (Morrison) Direct injectable drugs reimbursement provisions under medical assistance modified.
HF256 (Morrison) Human services commissioner directed to seek federal funding for the development of recuperative health homes.
HF633 (Bierman) Individual and small group health plan offerings required to include pre-deductible, flat co-pay on prescription drug option.

Agenda items may be added/removed.

Members of the public interested in testifying on should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 1 pm on Sunday, February 28th. 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

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1054 (Greenman) Wage credits modified
Meg Luger, Education Minnesota
Teresa Jakubowski, Bus Driver ISD 196
Rachel Godnai, ParaEducator Cloquet Schools
Rochelle Stoffel, Middle School Clerk SPPS
Tracey Trouten, ESP Osseo
Brian Aldes, Teamsters 320

HF 1035 (Noor) Unemployment; eligibility appeal determination timeline modified.
Jessica Webster, Legal Aid

HF 1034 (Noor) Secondary student eligibility modified.
Matt Norris, Policy Director at Youthprise
Cole Stevens, Youth Advocate
Omariasha Houston, Youth Advocate

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

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.

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


Monday, March 1, 2021 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION