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Wednesday, March 2, 2022

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Behavioral Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3418 (Vang) Mental health additional professionals made eligible for loan forgiveness under the health professional education loan forgiveness program, mental health provider supervision grant program and mental health professional scholarship grant program established, qualifications modified for case managers, and money appropriated.
HF3215 (Fischer) Community mental health program workforce relief emergency grant provided, and money appropriated.
HF3414 (Frederick) Client services and supports expanded, substance use disorder workforce provisions modified, services and access preserved, and reports required.

Presentation: Recovery Community Organizations

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
Bills Removed

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Legacy Finance

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Update from Legacy Fund recipients including the Humanities Center, Appetite for Change, and others
*This is an informational hearing and no action will be taken.
*Bills may be added to the agenda

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

If you wish to submit written testimony, please send it to Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by noon the day before the meeting.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92022

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.

Attachments:

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Local Government Division

Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: Bill Added.

Continued testimony and discussion on HF3256 (Elkins) Legalizing Affordable Housing Act; local land use and building permit provision modified. (This bill will be heard for informational purposes; no action will be taken.)

*HF3682 (Pelowski) Qualified newspaper requirements expanded.
**Amendments are due for this bill by 8:30am, Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

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

Meeting documents will be posted on the Local Government Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92010

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 and haven’t previously testified on the bill, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Josh.Kilgard@house.mn by 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 1, 2022
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30 am, Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

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.


Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1710 (Wolgamott) Regional public library system aid distribution modified, and money appropriated.
Joint briefing from MMB and MDE on February Budget and Economic Forecast
HF 2949 (Feist) General education basic formula allowance linked to inflation rate, extended time revenue and local optional revenue linked to general education basic formula allowance, and money appropriated.
HF 3727 (Wolgamott) Special education aid paid in current year portion increased, and money appropriated.
*Agenda items may be added or removed

**If a member of the public would like to testify on any of these bills please reach out to the CA, Sarah Burt, at the email address below by 6pm on Tuesday, March 1 to sign up. Please indicate in the subject line of your email which bill you will be testifying on. Written testimony is also accepted, please submit it by 6pm on Tuesday, March 1 to the CA email address. Direct your attention to the written testimony template that has been posted under committee documents.

CA: sarah.burt@house.mn
CLA: wilson.lee@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

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
1. HF338 (Klevorn) Direct Care Service Corps established, report required, and money appropriated.
2. HF 3524 (Klevorn) Home care services modified by adding care coordination and care evaluation, and home and community-based service homemaker rates established.
3. HF2925 (Moller) Home and community-based services, expanded access to shared services, appeals of service terminations for persons living in own-home settings, and support coordination training provided, and money appropriated.

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:
Members of the public wishing to submit written testimony should contact Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, March 1.
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
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

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Preventing Homelessness Division

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. Presentation of the Governor's Housing Stability Budget

II. HF 2762 (Stephenson) - Anoka County; HOPE 4 Youth homeless drop-in center funding provided, and money appropriated.

*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

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.

For questions about the agenda or to sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sean Herring, at sean.herring@house.mn

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Preventive Health Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF2156 (Hollins); Conversion therapy with children and vulnerable adults prohibited, medical assistance coverage prohibited, and misrepresentation of conversion therapy services or products prohibited.

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chairs' discretion.

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.

If you would like to sign up to testify via zoom, please email simon.brown@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Public Testimony will be limited to two minutes per person within available committee time. If there is not enough 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 simon.brown@house.mn. Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing. Written testimony received by 5:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 1, 2022 will be part of the “virtual committee packet.”

Bills Added

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF3640 (N. Nelson) Meat and poultry processor training grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Greg Wierschke, Clean Chickens and Co.
- David Endicott, Central Lakes College
- Amber Hanson Glaeser, Minnesota Farm Bureau
II. REMOVED: HF3263 (Vang) Farm down payment assistance program established, and money appropriated.
- Taya Schulte, Growing Lots
- Vong Thao
III. HF3618 (Hansen) University of Minnesota heritage oilseed and grain initiative funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Greg Cuomo, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate programs in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota
IV. MN Dept. of Agriculture Agricultural Chemical Response and Reimbursement Account (ACRRA) Report
- Roger Mackendanz, Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division Assistant Director
V. HF1886 (Backer) Agricultural chemical response and reimbursement account maximum allowable reimbursement increased.
- Jim Htlaky, General Manager, ProAg Farmers Co-op
- Jason Kirwin, President - Environmental Scientific LLC

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: If you would like to sign up to testify, email Nancy.conley@house.mn no later than 4:30 PM, Tuesday, March 1. Depending on the number of people who sign up, testimony may be limited to 2 minutes/per person. Please use the same email and deadline to submit written testimony (in PDF file format).

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

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 1.

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


Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1808 (Berg); School counselor provisions modified and mental illness training required, and report required.

HF3634 (Morrison); Student mental health screening required, student mental health support revenue created, and money appropriated.

HF3265 (Howard); School lead testing and remediation requirements modified, long-term facilities revenue modified, report required, and money appropriated.

HF3655 (Jurgens); Substance misuse awareness and prevention education provided.

Additional items or bills may be added.

Meeting:
Wednesday, March 2nd, 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 (Tuesday, March 1).

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.


Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from February 24th, 2022
HF3688 (Youakim) Historic structure rehabilitation credit modified.
HF3574 (Youakim) Income measure used by education credit modified.

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/permrule.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.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-5524.

Public Testimony:
If you are interested in providing testimony on the scheduled bills, please contact the committee administrator at: polly.cerkvenik@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged.



Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 3020 (Boldon) Appropriating money for a health care simulation training center in southeast Minnesota.
- Julie Nigon, Executive Director, Greater Rochester Advocates for Universities and Colleges
- Julie Anderson, Dean, College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Winona State University

HF 3269 (Hanson, J.) State and local welfare agency data disseminated expanded for monitoring eligibility of data subject for public assistance programs. *INFORMATIONAL HEARING ONLY - Pending Referral*

HF 3015 (Greenman) Authorizing unemployment insurance data sharing with the attorney general.
- Jonathan Moler, Assistant Attorney General, Minnesota Office of Attorney General

HF 3848 (Agbaje) Hired grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Julie Brekke, Executive Director, Hired

HF 3550 (Baker) Online hospitality training program creation funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Ben Wogsland, Executive Vice President, Hospitality Minnesota
- Xinyi Qian, Director and State Specialist, University of Minnesota Tourism Center
- Jason Subbert, General Manager, TPI Hospitality

If you would like to testify, please email Nick Stumo-Langer at <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 Added

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1936 (Kotyza-Witthuhn); Health plan companies required to established an appeal process for providers to access if the provider's contract is terminated for cause, and health plan company prohibited from terminating a provider's contract without cause.

HF3571 (Kotyza-Witthuhn); PFAS prohibited in juvenile products. (pending referral)

HF2767 (Stephenson); Distillers contract provisions modified.

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chairs' discretion.

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.

To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 3rd, at simon.brown@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 simon.brown@house.mn.

Bills Added

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HHS Budget Forecast Update

HF1806 (Lippert) Private residential water supply wells program established for contaminants and to make payments for costs to remediate contaminated wells, rulemaking authorized, data classified, reports required, penalties established, and money appropriated.
HF3006 (Acomb) Well water testing program provided, and money appropriated.
HF0313 (Lee) Alzheimer's public information program established, and money appropriated.
HF3696 (Schultz) Health data collection and use provisions modified, and study and report on systems used to pay health care providers required.

Amendment and testifier Deadline will be 3 PM on Tuesday, March 1st. Testimony is limited to two minutes per testifier. Items may be added or deleted.

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.


Bills Added

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF2859 (Howard) - Assigned student responsibility for state grant program decreased, and existing appropriation increased.

II. HF3252 (Mariani) - Higher education; state grant program parameters modified, state colleges and universities developmental education restrictions modified, Officer of Higher Education grant programs created, reports required, and money appropriated.

III. HF3776 (Noor) - Income tax subtraction provided for grants, and funding increased for the emergency assistance for postsecondary students program.*

Agenda updated*

Meeting documents will be posted on the Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

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.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sean Herring, at sean.herring@house.mn

Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 3657 (Jurgens) Hastings; Minnesota Veterans Home improvement funding provided, and money appropriated.
- Larry Herke, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
- Mike Anderson, Administrator, Minnesota Veterans Home – Hastings

HF 2966 (Koznick) Veteran designation on drivers' licenses or ID cards eligibility amended.
- Major Vicki Schwartz, Retired Military

If you would like to testify, please email Nick Stumo-Langer at <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.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Property Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from February 23rd, 2022
HF 2865 (Dettmer) Disabled veterans' homestead market value exclusion application deadline extended for qualifying spouses
HF 3066 (Lislegard) Disabled veterans' homestead market value exclusion for qualified spouse application deadline extended.
HF 3384 (Hanson J.) Senior citizens' property tax deferral requirements modified.
HF 3432 (Wolgamott) Senior claimant and claimants with a disability exemption amount expanded.
HF 3472 (Sandstede) Property tax refund calculation requirements modified
HF 3509 (Sandstede) Social Security income excluded from income measurement used for property tax refund program.

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/permrule.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.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-5524.

Public Testimony:
If you are interested in providing testimony on the posted bills, please contact the committee administrator at: polly.cerkvenik@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged.



Bills Added