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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Governor's 2019 Capital Budget Recommendations

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Meeting Minutes

III. HF1841 (Olson) - Child care program drinking water requirements modified.

IV. HF740 (Quam) - Child care licensing requirements modified.

V. HF1684 (Wazlawik) - Commissioner of human services child care licensing and background study record requirements streamline directed.

VI. (Pending Referral) HF1665 (Demuth) - Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers created, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

VII. HF1801 (Pinto) - Revisor of statutes recodifying of day care facilities' rules and statues instructed.

VIII. HF1685 (Wazlawik) - Child care substitute providing care time increased.

IX. Adjournment

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 422 (Brand) Child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated (Informational Hearing Only)
HF 423 (Brand) Greater Minnesota child care facility grand program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated (Informational Hearing Only)
HF 825 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) WomenVenture Grant to establish women run child care in low income urban areas (Informational Hearing Only)
HF 908 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) WomenVenture Business Training (Informational Hearing Only)
HF 1594 (Richardson) YWCA funding provided for job skills training in early childhood education, and money appropriated



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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 8:00 AM
Time Note: Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 7 p.m. or at the call of the chair in Room 500S State Office Building.

Subcommittee on Elections

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF1098 (Bernardy)
Electronic voting system provisions modified, and alternative printed ballot styles permitted.
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bills/bill.php?f=HF1098&b=house&y=2019&ssn=0

HF1152 (Freiberg)
County auditors authorized to transmit ballots electronically to persons with disabilities.

HF1628 (Sundin)
Special election timelines modified.
(Link under bills will be added soon.)

HF839 (Huot)
School board vacancy filling process amended, and appointee to a vacancy allowed to serve remainder of unexpired term.

PLEASE NOTE: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly.

If you would like to testify, please email Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1437 (Huot) Qualified principal residence indebtedness discharge subtraction provided
II. HF 1453 (Marquart) Taxation; technical and clarifying changes to indexing of amounts and rates changed

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 9:30 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: 500S State Office Building
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler


Meeting:
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
9:30 AM to 9:45 AM
500S State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes of March 4, 2019

IV. Calendar for the Day for March 7, 2019

V. Adjournment


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
The room is scheduled until 11:45 is needed to complete the agenda.

HF 1530 (Poppe) Animal cruelty reporting immunity

Ag Innovation During Changing Times
- Minnesota Corn Growers
- Minnesota Soybean Growers
- U of M Regional Sustainable Development Project
- Developing Industrial Hemp Industry

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation from House Research on Fund Transfers

HF 1687 (Pryor) Independent School District No. 270, Hopkins fund transfer authorized.

HF 920 (Morrison) Independent School District No. 279, Minnetonka; fund transfer authorized.

HF 784 (Gunther) Independent School District No. 458, Truman: authorized to transfer money from the early childhood and family education and school readiness reserve to the general fund.

Pending Referral - HF 525 (Persell) Pupil transportation adjustment calculation modified, pupil transportation working group provided, and report required.

More agenda items may be added.


Bills Added
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: The committee will recess and reconvene at 4:30 in 500 North if necessary.

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF1798 (Wagenius) - Energy; incorrect statute references corrected
HF1787 (Acomb) - University of Minnesota Board of Regents goals and benchmarks for renewable fuels transition establishment funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1788 (Acomb) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees establishment of goals and benchmarks for renewable fuels transition required, and money appropriated
HF1570 (Loeffler) - Green roofs task force established, report required, and money appropriated

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: *Committee may continue meeting as late as 12:30 p.m., if necessary. Committee may reconvene at 5:30 pm or the call of the chair, if necessary. **The order of the bills may change and bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF136 (Stephenson)
Internet service providers servicing Minnesota customers and those under contract to the state or political subdivisions certain activities prohibited.

HF804 (Lesch)
Data practices legislative commission expiration delayed, and money appropriated.

HF769 (Carlson)
Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated.

HF90 (Schultz)
Health care and home care bills of rights, home care licensing provisions, Office of Health Facility Complains duties and powers, house with services registration requirements, vulnerable adult consumer protection, and the Vulnerable Adults Act modified; assisted living title protection clarified; task forces established; and reports required.
Link under Bills will be added as soon as available.

HF70 (Kunesh-Podien)
Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women created, annual report on violence against indigenous women and girls required, and money appropriated.

HF758 (Persell)
Mississippi Headwaters Board jurisdiction over headwaters area ensured.

HF1487 (Dehn)
Elections administration, voting, voter registration, polling places, ballots, recounts, contests, candidates, and related provisions technical and policy changes made.

PLEASE NOTE: Testimony will be limited. If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 6 (Mahoney): Wage theft

HF 554 (Moran) Legal parent permitted to petition for reestablishment of the legal parent and child relationship

HF 1521 (Scott) requiring the court to provide certain notices; modifying requirements for parent education program

HF 1666 (Scott) Child care authorizations for parenting time clarified, child care reimbursement for parenting time clarified, child care report requirements clarified, parenting time presumptions modified, and parenting time schedule findings required



**If the agenda is not completed during regular committee time, we will re-convene at 5 PM in the Basement hearing room**

**If you would like to testify, please contact Rachel Ganani: Rachel.ganani@house.mn


Bills Added
Bills Removed

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 12:45 PM
Time Note: **If necessary, the division may reconvene in Room 5 at 6:00pm to finish the agenda.

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Continuation of Governor’s Budget Recommendations for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

HF749 (Vang) Taking of turtles provisions modified.
HF809 (Lislegard) St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority grant availability extending.
HF653 (Lillie) Greater Minnesota regional parks and trails funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF731 (Brand) Motor vehicles and watercraft tax and fee exemption for disabled veterans provided.
HF1215 (Hornstein) Solid waste management tax allocation of revenues amended.
HF1134 (Fabian) River Watch program funding provided, and money appropriated.



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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1176 (J. Xiong) Mental health in disability communities funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1250 (Bierman) Certified community behavioral health clinics governing provisions changed.
HF792 (S. Vang) Culturally competent mental health provider grants funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1194 (Baker) Children's mental health collaboratives funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Responsible on Cannabis Day

HF 469 (Quam) Controlled substance level of persons stopped or arrested for driving while impaired study provided.

HF 793 (Vang) Cannabidiol sale or possession provided as not a crime.

HF 2013 (Dehn) Marijuana offenses thresholds adjusted, and penalties provided.


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 12:45 - 2:15 in Room 10, Recess and Reconvene for 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. FIELD HEARING at Savage City Hall
Agenda:
*Bills Added*

The committee will meet in Room 10 of the State Office Building from 12:45 - 2:15 p.m. The committee will recess and reconvene at 7:00 for an official field hearing in the City of Savage.

HF1061 (Lesch) - Drivers' license suspension by the commissioner of public safety authority modified, retroactive driver's license reinstatement provided, technical changes made, and report required.

HF1060 (Lesch) - Criminal and traffic surcharge reduction or waiver authorized; courts required to consider indigency or hardship before imposing fines, fees, or surcharges; and notice required.

HF898 (Lesch) - License reinstatement diversion pilot program made permanent, and report required.

HF729 (Considine) - State Patrol troopers salary setting requirements established, and state auditor required to conduct an annual compensation survey.

HF932 (Moller) - Emergency contacts disclosure on driver's license applications authorized.

HF1408 (Koegel) - Peace officer citation issuance from work zone flagger report authorized, work zone use of wireless communications device prohibited, and penalties provided. *Additional testimony will not be taken on this bill. HF1408 was heard by the committee on 3/1/2019*

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The committee will recess and reconvene at 7:00 at Savage City Hall for a Field Hearing from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Bills may be added.

FIELD HEARING

Savage City Hall
7:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m.
6000 McColl Drive
Savage, MN 55378

Bills:
HF1447 (Tabke) - Twin Cities metropolitan area replacement transit service providers funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF1783 (Cantrell) - St. Louis Park to Savage rail transitway feasibility study authorized.

All members of the community are invited to attend, and the committee welcomes public testimony.

Individuals and groups that wish to provide testimony to the committee may do so by contacting the committee administrator: John.Howe@house.mn

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: Committee has recessed and will reconvene at the call of the chair, approximately 5:30 p.m. in Room 400S ***Please note change in room. Commerce will NOT meet in the basement. The hearing at 2:30 was be in Capitol Room 120. Reconvening at 5:30 p.m. is in State Office Building 400S Committee may extend past 4:00 p.m. and/or recess and reconvene. Reconvening may be in a different hearing room. This website will be updated and emails sent to provide as much notice as possible.

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Capitol Room 120
Agenda:
Bills may be taken in any order.

HF 485 (Howard) Insulin assistance program established, insulin assistance account established in the special revenue fund, drug manufacturers required to pay an insulin product fee, emergency refills provided, and money appropriated.

HF 289 (Mann) Diabetes prescription drugs cost reporting required.

HF 288 (Masin) Health plan companies prohibited from removing coverage of insulin or equipment and supplies during an enrollee's contract year.

HF 284 (Halverson) Insulin products sold in Minnesota cost review authorized by commissioner of health, excessive cost determined, maximum level of reimbursement established for insulin products if necessary, and money appropriated.

HF 963 (Halverson) Prescription contraceptives supply requirements established; health plans required to cover contraceptive methods, sterilization, patient education, counseling, and related medical services; and eligible organization accommodations established.

***BILL ADDED***
HF 359 (Becker-Finn) Flame-retardant chemical use in certain products prohibited.


If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator: Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn
Please note that public testimony will be limited to no more than THREE MINUTES per testifier.

If you have any handouts, please provide 100 copies to the Committee Legislative Assistant Aimee Vue (503 State Office Building) by 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 3/5/19.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. HF1496 (Edelson) - Dyslexia screening required in school.

III. HF1412 (Daniels) - Dyslexia screening required.

IV. HF329 (Daniels) - Dyslexia specialist duties modified.

V. HF1495 (Kunesh-Podein) - Teacher training required to implement instructional strategies to meet dyslexic needs in all teaching license tiers.

VI. HF1954 (Youakim) {Governor's Education Policy Bill} - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education policy changes made including general education, education excellence, nutrition, and facilities; and reports required.

VII. HF1868 (Youakim) - Student journalists in grades 6 through 12 speech and press rights clarified.

VIII. Adjournment

More bills may be added.

The Chair's intent in hearing these bills is to have the first five bills heard during the daytime slot (with a potential for more to be added). Then, HF1868 (Youakim) will be heard when we reconvene at 6:30PM in SOB Room 10.

Public testimony will be had on the Governor's bill. We will allot for 30 minutes for public testimony. To be signed up on the testifier list, please email the Committee Administrator at Adrian.Benjamin@house.mn

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at approximately 4:45PM and reconvene at approximately 6:00PM in **ROOM 120 OF THE CAPITOL** to continue deliberation of bills.

Health and Human Services Policy

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF766 (Edelson) - Medical cannabis requirements modified, and money appropriated.
HF717 (Mariani) - Cannabis task force created, and report required.
HF342 (Moran) - African American Family Preservation Act. (Committee discussion and bill mark-up ONLY)
HF1239 (Wagenius) - Health commissioner directed to test for contaminants in surface water used as drinking water, identification and implementation of source water protection strategies required.

If you wish to testify on any of these bills, please contact Committee Administrator Chris McCall (chris.mccall@house.mn) by 5:00pm on Monday, March 4. Testifiers should reference the bill for which they wish to testify and if they will be testifying for or against. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints at the discretion of the Chair.

Handouts and written testimony should be submitted electronically to Committee Legislative Assistant Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn) by the same deadline, or with 100 hard copies delivered to her desk outside Room 574 in the State Office Building by noon on the day of the hearing.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes from February 20, 2019

IV. HF 0971 - Pryor: College mental health services funding provided, and money appropriated.

V. HF 0787 - Lillie: Teacher preparation program for blind or visually impaired teaching license funding provided, and money appropriated.

VI. HF 0614 - Huot: Sexual assault victim notification required to include availability of legal advocacy services.

VII. HF 0573 - Mariani: State grant stipends amended

VIII. Adjournment

Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Basement Hearing Room, SOB
Agenda:
Bill Hearings
HF142 (Lesch) Counties required to provided pay differential to employees while mobilized in the United States military's reserve component
HF1189 (Ecklund) Counseling and Care Management, Outreach, Referral, and Education (C.O.R.E.) program funding provided, and money appropriated
HF204 (Dettmer) Homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans benefit eligibility modified for a deceased veteran's spouse
HF205 (Dettmer) Disabled veteran homestead exclusion spousal benefit modified
HF826 (Lislegard) Veterans; a resolution urging the President to designate a state funeral for the last World War II Medal of Honor recipient
HF810 (Heinrich) World War I Minnesota veterans plaque authorized to be placed in Capitol grounds court of honor

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 5:00 PM

Ways and Means

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1500 (Winkler) Noncompliant driver's license or identification card requirements modified and related changes made, including eligibility, proof of lawful presence, primary and secondary documentation, discrimination, voter registration, and data practices; technical changes made; and money appropriated.

II. HF 400 (Olson) Opioid Stewardship Advisory Council, opioid stewardship account, and opiate product registration fee established; opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery provisions modified; reports required; and money appropriated.

Note: Public testimony has been taken in divisions leading up to Ways and Means.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 , 5:10 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: G-3 State Capitol
Agenda:
  • Presentations by the retirement system administrators.
  • Presentation by Minnesota Management & Budget Commissioner Myron Frans.
  • Presentation by State Board of Investment Executive Director Mansco Perry III

For more agenda information, click here