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Thursday, March 3, 2022

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Thursday, March 3, 2022
Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
•Public Facilities Authority Update on Lead Service Line funding from PFA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
•MN Department of Health Update on Lead Service Line Inventory/Update on Lead in Minnesota Water Assessment of Eliminating Lead in Minnesota Drinking Water Report (Feb. 2019 - updated March 8, 2019)

The following bills will be heard on an informational-only basis:
•HF 2650 (Jordan) Residential lead service line replacement grant program established, and money appropriated.
•HF 3003 (Acomb) Lead in drinking water testing and remediation provided, and money appropriated.
•HF 3239 (Sundin) Northern Lights Academy Special Education Cooperative education learning center funding provided, Northland Learning Center regional special education program Level IV setting funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
•HF 3348 (Bierman) Apple Valley; inclusive and disability accessible playground funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
•HF 3422 (Franson) Parkers Prairie; veterans memorial park funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
•ADDED: HF 3169 (Olson, L.) Greater Minnesota child care facility program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added.

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

All events are closed-captioned.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website at:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92002

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

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3701 (Pryor); Child care regulations update provided.

HF3485 (Pryor); Increasing the age range of children served by school-age care programs; increasing funding for school-age care programs; appropriating money.

HF3622 (Wolgamott); Early childhood family education revenue calculation modified, and administrative cost money transferred.

Additional items or bills may be added to the agenda.

Meeting:
Thursday, March 3rd, 2022
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Remote Hearing via Zoom
Held Pursuant to Rule 10.01



Any meeting documents will be posted on the Early Childhood Finance and Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92005

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 at least 24 hours before the hearing time to get instructions (8:30am on March 2).

CA: Sydney.Spreck@house.mn
CLA: Hans.Dosland@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

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
• HF 2665 (Hollins) Emancipated minors permitted to seek harassment restraining orders on their own behalf.
• HF 3270 (Hollins) Human Rights Act sections removed that allow sexual orientation discrimination
• HF 3556 (Becker Finn) Court fees for uncertified copies of documents limited to cost of producing copy, and online district court document fees prohibited for viewing and downloading.
• HF3041 (Robbins) District court documents made available online viewing fees prohibited.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 10 am Wednesday, March 2nd

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Judiciary Finance and Civil law committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92021

Remote hearings are 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 providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 10am the day before the hearing. Public oral testimony may be limited.

CA: Brynn.Sias@house.mn
CLA: Anna.Borgerding@house.mn

***Agenda items may be added, deleted and/or taken in any order.
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

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

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 8:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF726 (Bahner): Gender equality provided under law, and constitutional amendment proposed.
HF2026 (Hornstein): ERA; a resolution memorializing Congress to remove the extra-textual time limit for ratification of the amendment by the states.
HF2847 (Moran): Relating to human rights; requiring a review of Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Rules for compliance with the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.
HF2863 (Dettmer): Big Marine Lake Veterans Campground wastewater system upgrade funding provided, and money appropriated.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

TESTIFYING AND HANDOUTS: To testify, submit written testimony, or submit handouts, please email Amanda Rudolph, the committee administrator, at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Written testimony and handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.
VIEW HEARING: House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp and all events are closed-captioned.
ACCESSIBILITY: 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.
RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm.

Bills Added

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentations on Energy Storage in Minnesota
HF 1651 (Hollins) All investor-owned utilities required to submit a photovoltaic demand credit rider with the Public Utilities Commission.
*Bills may be added to the agenda.

Bills removed:
Informational hearing on HFXXX / BE 171 (Hollins) - Energy Storage Package


This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

If you wish to submit written testimony or testify via Zoom, please send the written testimony or the request to testify 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/92008

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
Attachments:

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1408 (Becker-Finn) Interpreter requirements modified.
HF 2199 (Vang) Students in alternative program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 2674 (Hansen, R) Property tax levy share lowered and state aid share of operating referendum revenue increased for qualifying special school districts, 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 Wednesday, March 2 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 Wednesday, March 2 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.


Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 398 (Her) Adding emergency repairs to lease, establishing a statewide minimum heat code
HF 399 (Her) Prohibiting hidden fees in leases and restricting improper entry into a tenant’s apartment by landlord
HF 400 (Her) Termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant
HF 835 (Her) Source of Income Discrimination, Eviction expungement, pre-eviction notice

*If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 12:00PM the day before the hearing.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Katie.Hirsch@house.mn

Meeting documents will be posted on the Housing Finance & Policy committee webpage: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92016

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01 and 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

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
1. HF3268 (Boldon) Community residential setting alternate overnight supervision modified, home and community-based services employee scholarships modified, ICF/DD operating rate increased, direct support professional child care relief grant established, direct support professional and frontline supervisor employee retention payment established, and money appropriated.
2. HF3163 (Moller) Out-of-house respite provided to minors in unlicensed setting background study requirements modified, unit of service definition modified for individualized home supports with training, additional time-limited extensions permitted of cosigned leases in community-living settings, and disability waiver respite service market rates authorized.

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 Wednesday, March 2.
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

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3627 (Xiong, J.) Pig's Eye Landfill Task Force established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF3686 (Becker-Finn) Firefighting foam use prohibited, and exemptions allowed.
HF3075 (Wazlawik) Products containing PFAS disclosure notice required.
HF3630 (Morrison) Lawns to legumes grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 1:00pm, Wednesday, March 2, 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

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92007

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, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Scotland.Kraker@house.mn at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing to get instructions.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 1:00pm, Wednesday, March 2, 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.

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Survivor Equity Advocacy Day

I. HF 3055 (Becker-Finn) Missing and murdered Indigenous relatives information reward fund established, and money appropriated.
II. HF 2849 (Richardson) Office for Missing and Murdered Black Woman and Girls created, report required, and money appropriated.
III. Informational Hearing on HF 3856 (Hollins) Sentencing Guidelines departure presumed for offenders who have been the victim of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or sex trafficking; and resentencing provided for offenders who have been the victim of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or sex trafficking.

*Bills may be added to the agenda

**This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. Remote hearings are 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 at least 24 hours before the hearing time to get instructions.

CA: Jamael.Lundy@house.mn

****Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92023

****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
Attachments:

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from March 2nd, 2022
HF 3307 (Nelson, N.) Farm machinery definition modified to include fencing material, and exemption provided for construction material for farm fencing material.
HF3827 (Marquart) Property tax; accelerated June liability reduction amount 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.



Bills Added

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3296 (Youakim) - Motor vehicle title and disclosure various governing requirements amended, technical and clarifying changes made, and money appropriated.

HF3168 (Koegel) - Special license plate establishment and discontinuance requirements amended, fees amended, report required, and money appropriated.

Informational overview of the Corridors of Commerce program
-Erik Rudeen, MnDOT Office of Government Affairs
-Patrick Weidemann, MnDOT Office of Transportation System Management

*Bills may be added or removed.

**If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 1:00PM the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged and will be posted on the committee hearing page.

CA: John.Howe@house.mn
CLA: Dan.Dodge@house.mn

Meeting documents will be posted on the Transportation Finance & Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92028

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
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. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Thursday, March 3, 2022 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION