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Friday, March 05, 2021

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Friday, March 05, 2021
Friday, March 05, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: Bill Added. Bills Removed.

*HF639 (Hansen) Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1260 (Ecklund) Timber permit terms modified.
HF1727 (Ecklund) Farmed Cervidae additional fencing requirement established, white-tailed deer possession moratorium provided, and farmed Cervidae regulatory duties and powers transferred from Board of Animal Health to Department of Natural Resources.
*HF1165 (Wazlawik) Biodegradable or compostable item labeling requirements modified.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 8:30am, Thursday, March 4, 2021.

HF1562 (Hansen) and HF214 (Lippert) have been removed from the agenda.

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

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 by 5:00pm, Thursday, March 4, 2021
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30am, Thursday, March 4, 2021


Bills Added
Bills Removed

Friday, March 05, 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 167 (Stephenson): Presentence investigation and written report requirement modified.
2. HF 801 (Morrison): Prescription drug affordability board [relevant provisions within the jurisdiction of the committee are: Sec. 7, Subd. 4, relating to data and Sec. 8, Subds. 2 & 3, relating to compliance and remedies]
3. HF 1636 (Bernardy): modifying certain provisions of the Minnesota college savings plan

*HF 1407 and HF 1404 have been removed from this agenda, since both bills were heard on 3/4/21.*

**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

Friday, March 05, 2021 , 8:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF0648 (Koegel) Health plans prohibited from limiting opioid testing.

HF0139 (Freiberg) Sensory accessibility accommodation modifications for public spaces funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF1088 (Carlson) Minnesota Public Radio equipment grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF1693 (Carlson) Department of Administration provisions updated, retired canine in state service ownership designated, Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution maintained, Office of Enterprise Sustainability established, historic preservation provisions modified, campaign practices provision changed, and reports required.

HF1685 (Nelson) SEIU Contract Ratification.

*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
Bills Removed

Friday, March 05, 2021 , 9:30 AM

Compensation Council

Chair: Sam Kaplan
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
  1. Adopt minutes of the February 19, 2021 meeting
  2. National Judicial Compensation Comparisons
  3. Minnesota District Judges Association Presentation
  4. Discuss and determine recommendations
  5. Review report format
  6. Next steps


The remote meeting may be viewed live via the LCC YouTube Channel.

Notice: This meeting is being held in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021; Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.


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Friday, March 05, 2021 , 10:00 AM

Driver and Vehicle Systems Oversight Committee

Chair: Sen. Scott Newman, Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Overview of MNDRIVE Implementation

This remote hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html.


For more agenda information, click here

Friday, March 05, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Friday, March 5, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

1. HF663 (Lippert) Personal care assistance agency enrollment requirements established, personal care assistant and qualified professional additional duties established, personal care assistance service payment rate methodology established, commissioner of human services required to study methodology, providers required to submit workforce data, and reports required.

2. HF1159 (Acomb) Temporary personal care assistance compensation extended for services provided by a parent or spouse.

3. HF446 (Acomb) Home health services and home care nursing services payment rates modified.

4. HF900 (Keeler) Shelter resident rights and shelter provider practice task force created, report required, 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 Thursday, March 4 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.




Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Community Supervision Day

I. HF 1403 (Becker-Finn) Pregnant and postpartum inmate placement in community-based program authorized, and reports required.
II. HF 1641 (Becker-Finn) Community Corrections Act; federally recognized Indian tribe participation policy and procedures working group required, and report required.
III. HF 1097 (O’Neill) Alternatives to Incarceration grant program expanded to address technical violations by nonviolent controlled substance offenders, report required, and money appropriated.
IV. HF 1074 (Winkler) State and local jail and prison inmates required to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons, and state and counties prohibited from contracting with private prisons.

A bill may still be added to 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

Friday, March 05, 2021 , 12:30 PM

Advisory Committee on Capitol Security

Chair: Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Virtual meeting, live stream available at: Advisory Committee on Capitol Area Security Meeting - YouTube

  1. Call to order
  2. Approval of meeting minutes: February 18, 2021
  3. Presentation from the Department of Administration and Department of Public Safety
    1. Preparation for Chauvin trial on the Capitol Complex
    2. Current state of fence and Capitol access
    3. Current state of security measures taken at other state Capitols
  4. Public testimony
  5. Closed session: Environmental design recommendations from the Department of Administration and Department of Public Safety
  6. Adjourn

Public testimony will be limited for time constraints, and should focus on the posted agenda items. A sign up form for public testimony is be located here:  Public Testimony Sign up - Advisory Committee on Capitol Area Security, 3/5/2021 (office.com)

Materials from previous meetings and other committee information is available on the ACCAS website: Advisory Committee on Capitol Area Security - Advisory Committee on Capitol Area Security (mn.gov)



Friday, March 05, 2021 , 1:00 PM
Time Note: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1376 (Frazier) - Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.
*Public testimony on HF 1376 was taken on 3/1/2021, and the bill was laid over. No additional public testimony will be taken at this hearing. The author's amendment below was already adopted, but the bill has not been engrossed to incorporate the changes made by the amendment.

HF161 (Fischer) - Environmental hazard notifications in school buildings required.

HF1617 (Hassan) - Online personal finance class required for high school graduation.

HF1081 (Richardson) - Commissioner of education reporting requirements clarified, and obsolete language removed.

HF1083 (Moller) - Comprehensive school mental health service lead position established, and money appropriated. (The amendment and testimony deadline for HF 1083 ONLY is extended from 5:00 p.m. on 3/4/2021 to 10:00 a.m. on 3/5/2021. The deadlines remain the same for all other bills.)

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

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

If you would like to submit written testimony, please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. If you email it by 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 4, 2021, your written testimony will be included in the “virtual committee packet.” Written testimony may also be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing to be included in the record.

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

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

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.


Bills Added

Friday, March 05, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Subcommittee on Legislative Process Reform

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1514 (Sandstede) Easing restrictions on bars, restaurants, and certain other places of public accommodation in greater Minnesota.

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 at Owen.Wirth@House.mn.

Bills Added

Friday, March 05, 2021 , 1:00 PM
Time Note: Committee is scheduled from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 728 (Lee) Redevelopment appropriation bond issuance authorized for areas damaged by civil unrest, and money appropriated.
Dr. Ali Barbarawi, Owner, Chicago Lake Dental
Elias Usso, Owner & Pharmacist, Seward Pharmacy
Abe Demaaj, Owner, G&L Furniture
Joyce Sanders, Owner, Urban 29 LLC
Jin Lim, Owner, 7 Mile Sportswear
Henry Jimenez, Executive Director, Latino Economic Development
Allison Sharkey, Executive Director, Lake Street Council
Erik Hansen, Economic Development Director, City of Minneapolis
Jim Terrell, Business Development Program Supervisor, City of Minneapolis
Mike Temali, CEO, Neighborhood Development Center
Yamileth Carachure, Unidos MN
Chad Kulas, Executive Director, Midway Chamber
Va-Megn Thoj, Executive Director, AEDA
Nicolle Goodman, Director of Planning and Economic Development, City of St Paul
Alfredo Martel, CEO/President, MEDA
Hollies Winston, Owner, Guaranteed America.– Catalyst Project Manager

HF 1844 (Davnie) Creating the civil unrest immediate relief program; requiring reports; appropriating money
Hashi, Owner, Safari Express at Midtown Global Market
Najib Negre, JiJiga Business Center
Bruce Corrie
Simon Trautmann, Richfield City Council member

HF 6 (Noor) PROMISE Act
John-Paul Yates, Director of Public Policy, MPLS Regional Chamber
Alfredo Martel, CEO/President, MEDA
Anil Segat, Owner, Flint Capital
Dolly Agnew, Founder, Papa Legba
Gene Gelgula, CEO, African Economic Development Services
Feraol Debo - ITC Transit – School Bussing
Enrique Blanco, Operations Director, Latino Economic Development Center LEDC
Andrea Castillo, LuviFood
Anisha Murphy, Director of Community Advancement, Community Reinvestment Fund

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

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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


Bills Added

Friday, March 05, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF57 (Elkins) Medical practices required to make their current standard charges public, and commissioner of health authorized to establish price comparison tool for medical practice items and services.
HF58 (Elkins) Manufacturers required to report and maintain prescription drug prices, health plan prescription drug formularies filing required, health care coverage provisions modified, prescription benefit tool requirements established, and prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure required.
HF59 (Elkins) All-payer claims database data submission and use provisions modified, and commissioner of health recommendations required regarding data use by outside entities.
HF1793 (Morrison) Enhanced asthma care services benefit for medical assistance established, and medical assistance coverage of products provided to reduce asthma triggers. (Pending Floor Referral)
HF1413 (Edelson) Medical cannabis program operation modified.
HF1483 (Kiel) Restricted medical assistance pharmacy providers restricted to in-state pharmacies.

Agenda items may be added/removed.

Members of the public interested in testifying on should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 3 pm on Thursday, March 4th. Testimony will be limited to two minutes per person. Written testimony will be accepted.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/docs/HmNgjtZ_KkKBF3cKO2DXmw.pdf

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Health Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92011.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. For other questions, please contact Patrick McQuillan (patrick.mcquillan@house.mn).

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.


Bills Added