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Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Thursday, March 4, 2021
Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
NOTE: HF 1247 (Urdahl) is removed. HF 1681 (Poston) is replaced by the CG076-1 draft language. HF 16 (Freiberg) is replaced by the CG008-1 draft language. HF 1702 (Franke) replaces the CG068 draft language and two other modifications are added (Savage and Inver Grove Heights).

Previous bonding bill modifications will be heard on an informational only basis.
Additional modifications may be added.
HF 706 (Rasmussen) Fergus Falls; riverfront corridor improvement appropriation modified.
HF 1043 (Murphy) Rice Lake; utility project appropriation amended.
HF 1193 (West) Anoka County; Highway 65 improvement appropriation modified.
HF 1053 (Baker) Swift County; road improvement funding provided, previous appropriations modified, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1247 (Urdahl) Meeker County; Cosmos elementary school conveyance to Southwest West Central Service Cooperative authorized.
HF 1663 (Schultz) Duluth; regional exchange district public infrastructure project prior appropriation amended.
HF 1681 (Poston) Wadena; access road funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Freiberg) Hi 55/Douglas Dr CG008-1
(Franke) Seidl’s Lake CG068
(Hassan) Soldier and Pioneer Cemetery CG064
(Lislegard) Virginia Hi 53 Utilities SC8183
(Lislegard) Aurora/East Range CG046-3
(Backer) Toelle Coulee CG065
(Kiel) Thief River Falls CG073
Official action will be taken on: HF 203 (Jordan) Housing pool bonding authority 2020 allocation application deposits refunded to bond issuers.

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.

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
Bills Removed

Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
House Research Document AM036 (Bahner): Pregnant women and family home visiting program money appropriated.
House File 1197 (Bahner): Pregnant women and family home visiting program established, and money appropriated.
House File 617 (Youakim): ParentChild+ program funding provided, and money appropriated.
House File 1466 (Pryor): Child care assistance and child care provider provisions modified. *To be amended by A2*
House File 1036 (Wazlawik): Child care center regulation modernization project established, report required, and money appropriated.


Additional bills 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:

• 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
• 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 to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
• For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.



Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

1. HF 660 (Richardson) Dignity in pregnancy and childbirth act*
2. HF 526 (Klevorn): Birth and death record access changed
3. HF 1318 Hansen) Driver's license and Minnesota identification card holders dissemination authorized for replacement Social Security card applications.
4. HF 1493 (Stephenson): Student loan servicers licensure required, certain student loan servicing practices prohibited, and money appropriated.*
5. HF 1407 (Becker Finn): Tribally enrolled or descendent student educational data sharing allowed with tribal nations [if time permits; if committee adjourns prior to this agenda item being reached, it will be added to the Friday, March 5th committee agenda].
6. HF 1404 (Becker Finn): Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy prior expiration changes made. [if time permits; if committee adjourns prior to this agenda item being reached, it will be added to the Friday, March 5th committee agenda]

*Committee discussion of HF 660 & HF 1493 will be limited to the sections of the bill that falls within the Committee's jurisdiction. The relevant section of HF 660 is Section 2 (starting on line 3.11), which deals with government data. The relevant section of HF 1493 is Section 11 (starting at line 10.7), which deals with government data.*

**Agenda items may be added, deleted and/or taken in any order.

**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 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn
CLA: Anna.Borgerding@house.mn

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 Jenny with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani.

Bills Added

Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 8:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF0897 (Huot) Gambling Control Board membership requirements modified.
***Vote by 8:50 a.m.***

HF0784 (Thompson) Ending systemic racism funding provided, provisions that address racial injustice and systemic racism adopted, and money appropriated.
***Vote by 9:55 a.m.***

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

TESTIFYING: If you would like to testify or submit written testimony, please email the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability and emailed to the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Elections Committee webpage https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

ACCESSIBILITY: 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. 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.

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 4, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF XXXX (Bierman) Taskforce on expanding weatherization services
HF XXXX (Lippert) Siting solar energy on prime farmland
HF XXXX (Stephenson) Exempting certain wind and solar projects from certificate of need, adding factors for approving sites and routes for generating plants
*Bills may be added to the agenda

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

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. Do not contact Jenny about the content of this meeting.

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92008

Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 649 (Sandstede) Statewide concurrent enrollment teacher training program amended, and money appropriated.
HF 1314 (Morrison) Minnesota Youth Council changes made and funding established, and money appropriated.
*More items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

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

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.


Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 566 (Fischer) Landlord permitted to require tenant to provide supporting documentation for service or support animal need.

HF 969 (Vang) Landlords required to follow debt collection requirements, and commissioner of commerce enforcement of regulations allowed.

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 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Blake.Wilcox@house.mn

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

NOTE: This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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 Jenny with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Owen Wirth.

Bills Added

Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Thursday, March 4, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

1. HF1434 (Frederick) Direct support service workforce rates increased if Minnesota and the Service Employees International Union Healthcare Minnesota labor agreement is approved.

2. HF1431 (Frederick) Personal care assistance program modified.

3. HF1791 (Gomez) Local homeless prevention aid established, 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:

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

Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at Yingya.Vang@House.mn

If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Wednesday, March 3 and you will be provided with further instructions. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

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.



Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1250 (Becker-Finn) Land-transaction cost reimbursement required, state park land added and deleted, new state forest established, and surplus state land private sale authorized.
*Amendments are due by 1:00pm, Wednesday, March 3, 2021
HF639 (Hansen) Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program funding provided, and money appropriated.
***NOTE: The Delete-All amendment to House File 639 (Hansen) with Clean Water Fund appropriations is posted below. The chair has designated that amendments to amendments on this bill must be pre-filed by 1:00pm, Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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 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.

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 Adam.Kopel@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 3, 2021.


Bills Added

Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Property Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 1301 (Murphy) Hermantown local sales and use tax authority modified
II. HF 1179 (Edelson) Edina local sales and use tax authorized
III. HF 1610 (Poston) Wadena local sales and use tax authorized
IV. HF 187 (Lillie) Oakdale local sales and use tax authorized
V. HF 584 (Sandstede) Floodwood local sales and use tax authorized
VI. HF 280 (Urdahl) Litchfield local sales and use tax modified
VII. HF 494 (Akland) St. Peter local sales and use tax authorized

If you are interested in providing written or oral testimony on any of these bills, please contact the committee administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before 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: HTV1 and HTV2 will have live closed captioning. 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 agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Sentencing Reform Day:
I. HF 901 (Moller) Prosecutor-initiated sentence adjustment established.
II. HF 614 (Pinto) Gross misdemeanor maximum incarceration term set at 364 days.
III. HF 478 (Feist) Courts provided guidance on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder.

Evening Hearing: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
IV. HF 1082 (Richardson) Disability impact statement inclusion in presentence investigation report authorized.
V. HF 94 (Lislegard) Non-in-person permit to carry renewal authorized.
VI. HF 1020 (Gomez) Persons under correctional supervision participation in the medical cannabis program without facing sanctions provided.
VII. HF 1121 (Gomez) Sex offense statute of limitations eliminated.
VIII. HF 1162 (Pinto) Aiding and abetting felony murder sentencing task force established, and report required.
IX. HF 809 (Huot) Identity theft crime technical change made.
X. HF 1309 (Mueller) Organizations addressing racial disparity of youth using shelter services grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills may still be be added and removed from this agenda.

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Jamael.Lundy@house.mn one hour before the committee start time. Public Testimony may 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.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 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.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92023


Bills Added

Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF162 (Fischer) Homeless youth birth record and ID card issuance procedures established, data classified, and money appropriated.

HF1027 (Hornstein) - Art. 1, Sec. 2 and Art. 1, Sec. 3; Article 2 and Article 3 **Informational Only (Governor’s Budget Recommendations for Metropolitan Council and MnDOT)

Agenda items may be added or removed.
*Bill Removed* HF553 (Koegel) *pending referral*

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 are interested in providing oral testimony on a scheduled bill, please contact the committee administrator at john.howe@house.mn by 5:00 p.m. the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged and will be accepted by emailing john.howe@house.mn. Written testimony is entered into the committee’s record, shared with committee members, and posted to the committee’s webpage.

Materials related to this meeting are available online: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92028

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to House Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

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.

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Thursday, March 4, 2021 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION