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Wednesday, March 06, 2019

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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Corrections Division

Chair: Rep. John Considine
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 1020 (Zerwas) Jail inmate transfer provisions modified.

HF 1159 (Lislegard) Northeast Regional Corrections Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

HF 754 (Becker-Finn) Mama's Bus pilot project to provide parent and child bonding and literacy for incarcerated women and their children established, and money appropriated.

HF 1518 (Dehn) Peace of Hope Transit Rides pilot project to provide transportation for incarcerated offenders families to correctional facilities established, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Housing Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bills may be taken in any order.

HF 495 (Noor) Residential lease requirements amended.
HF 1511 (Hassan) Eviction case court files discretionary and mandatory expungements eligibility expanded, and pending eviction case court actions public access limited.
HF 1571 (Howard) Manufactured home parks closure or modification procedures modified.
HF 1918 (Her) Infirmity of tenant termination of lease established.

The following bill has been removed from the agenda:
HF 1876 (Noor) Tenants notice of residential rental property sale required.

If you would like to testify, please contact Owen Wirth at 651-296-6970 or Owen.Wirth@house.mn

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. Office of the Governor, Office overview and budget change level recommendations

II. Minnesota Historical Society, Governor's budget change level recommendations

III. Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, Governor's budget change level recommendations

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1795 (Brand) Working family tax credit calculation modified
II. HF 1620 (Gomez) Working family tax credit calculation modified.
III. HF 1825 (Loeffler) Working family tax credit calculation modified.
IV. HF 1476 (Noor) Collegiate ticket purchasing rights tax exemption provided.


Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 1336 (Hamilton) Lamberton new school or existing school renovation and expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

HF 1832 (Hamilton) Independent School District No. 518, Worthington; intermediate school and community education facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Other agenda items may be added.

Bills Added
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Chair: Rep. John Persell
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 0569 - Rep. Rob Ecklund: Tax-forfeited land management provisions modified, and private sale of tax-forfeited land authorized.

II. HF 1586 - Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn: State land conveyance requirements modified, land added to and deleted from state parks, and sale of surplus state land authorized.

III. HF 1885 - Rep. Kelly Morrison: Watercraft surcharge increased, and invasive special research account created and receipts dedicated.

IV. HF 1713 - Rep. Kelly Morrison: Threatened and endangered species protections application modified.

V. HF 1509 - Rep. Jeff Brand: Minnesota River site-specific eutrophication standard establishment and implementation funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 50 (Hornstein) Cell phone use while a motor vehicle is in motion prohibited, with hands-free mode exception

HF 1115 (Lesch) cooperative private divorce program

**Reconvene at 7 pm in Hearing Room 10**

HF 8 (Pinto) Firearm transfer criminal background checks required

HF 9 (Richardson) Firearms; law enforcement and family members enabled to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm.


ATTENDING THE HEARING:
**Due to high interest in HF 8 & HF 9, this event will be ticketed, and seating will be limited in the hearing room. If you are interested in receiving a ticket, please email the Committee Administrator: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn

** UPDATE ON ATTENDING THE HEARING, 3/5/19: all tickets to attend the hearing have been distributed, but overflow rooms will be available with TVs set up for the public who attends the hearing**

TESTIFYING AT THE HEARING, OR SUBMITTING WRITTEN TESTIMONY OR DOCUMENTS:
**If you are interested in testifying at the hearing please email Committee Administrator at: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn by 5 pm on Monday March 4th, to be considered. Please indicate your name and contact information, if you support or oppose the legislation, and if you represent, or are a part of an advocacy group. Depending on interest, a random selection of interested testifiers will be chosen to testify, with equal time allotted to those in support and those against the bills. The chosen testifiers will be notified by Tuesday, 5 pm that they will have the opportunity to testify and how much time they will have to testify. If you would like to submit written testimony or other documents, please email the Committee Administrator: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn by Tuesday at 7 pm**

**Please note, since this is the second committee stop for both bills, the hearing will be limited to the areas of the bill that fall within the Committee's jurisdiction (data practices and court process)**

Bills Added

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Subcommittee on Local Government

Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF703 (Masin)
Political subdivision compensation limit repealed, and conforming change made.
Link will be added under Bills as soon as available.

Informational hearing
HF511 (Elkins)
Plastic bags and similar items prohibition on local ordinances repealed.

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 11:30 AM

Legislative Audit Commission

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen, Sen. Mark W. Koran
Location: 120 State Capitol
Agenda:

Release OLA evaluation, MnDOT Measures of Financial Effectiveness



Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF682 (Pelowski) Disaster contingency account money transferred

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Department of Human Services Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Overview
HF799 (Kunesh-Podein) Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) transitional standard increased.
HF309 (Kunesh-Podein) Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) and general assistance cash grants increased, and money appropriated.
HF1272 (Hausman) Minnesota Investment Family Program (MFIP) transitional standard increased.
HF522 (Kunesh-Podein) Minnesota Family Investment Program sanctions and hardship extensions modified. (Informational-Only)

Attachments:

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 12:45 PM
Time Note: If you wish to testify please contact Mike Molzahn at mike.molzahn@house.mn

Legacy Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1305 (Brand) - County fairs funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1613 (Mahoney) - St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese garden development funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1489 (Urdahl) - Indian Affairs Council Dakota and Ojibwe Indian language preservation and grave protection funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1337 (Hausman) - Minnesota Council on Disability funding provided, and money appropriated.

Additional bills may be added to the agenda.

Bills Removed

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Redemption Day

Presentation by All Sqaure

HF 40 (Dehn) Civil right to vote of an individual restored upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed, and notice required.

HF 1934 (Gomez) Community Corrections Act subsidy increased, and money appropriated.

Informational Hearing on HF 1717 (Dehn) Juvenile life sentence without release amended.



Attachments:

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 1121 (Youakim) Underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage for motorcycles required.

HF 572 (Schultz) Net earnings of nonprofit health maintenance organizations requirements established.

HF 1378 (Liebling) Health maintenance organizations required to be nonprofit corporations.

***Bill previously removed now placed back on agenda: HF 1576 (Cantrell) Health maintenance organizations that are corporations required to be organized as nonprofit corporations in order to operate in the state, and net earnings of nonprofit health maintenance organizations use requirements established.

(Please note that HF 1378 and HF 1576 are substantially similar, and it is likely that only one will be formally moved.)

***Bill Removed: HF 533 (Schultz) Nonprofit health care entity conversion transactions review and approval by attorney general required, all net earnings of a nonprofit health maintenance organization required to be used for nonprofit purposes, and moratorium on conversion transactions extended.

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

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

II. HF1883 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Foster care student enrollment in school required, and foster youth school enrollment report required.

III. HF1982 (Christensen) - Instruction days and hours calculation modified for students affected by 2018-2019 school year snow days, and affected school districts required to report to commissioner.

IV. HF692 (Poppe) - Pupils enrolled in career and technical education courses extended time use expanded.

V. HF73 (Gunther) - Pupils enrolled in career and technical education courses extended time use expanded.

VI. HF246 (Bennett) - Vocational enrichment program established, and money appropriated.

VII. HF1422 (Baker) - Seizure training required in schools.

VIII. HF566 (Wazlawik) - School safety assessment teams required, and money appropriated.

IX. HF1848 (Bierman) - Professional Educators Licensing and Standards Board directed to adopt endorsement standards enabling licensed high school teachers to provide high school dual enrollment instruction.

X. HF1940 (Huot) - Student receiving specialized instructional services programs allowed to participate in service area outside individualized education program.

XI. HF1120 (Youakim) - Compulsory instruction requirements modified, and school districts required to offer kindergarten.

XII. Adjournment


The Chair's intent in hearing the bills scheduled for Wednesday is to see how many bills we work through during the daytime slot then we will reconvene at 7PM in SOB Room 200 to complete the agenda.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at approximately 4:00pm and reconvene if necessary at approximately 7:00pm in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
**BILLS ADDED**

HF273 (Schultz) - MinnesotaCare; definition of affordability modified for families with access to employer-subsidized insurance for purposes of eligibility.
HF3 (Liebling) - OneCare Buy-In program establishment.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 0684 - Rep. Alice Mann: Relating to health; requesting the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to establish an advisory council on rare diseases; appropriating money

HF 0977 - Rep. Samantha Vang: Low-income students college admission and graduation programs funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 1201 - Rep. Bud Nornes: Aviation degree loan forgiveness provisions modified, and money appropriated.

HF 1540 - Rep. Tina Liebling: University of Minnesota pediatric resident mental health training program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF 879 (Sundin) Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
HF 1507 (Stephenson) Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified
HF 1860 (Hansen) Meatpacking worker terms clarified, notification in other than English and Spanish languages provided

If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn


Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 7:00 PM
Time Note: Committee might meet past 10 p.m. Next Meeting: Friday, March 8, 2019, 9 a.m. or at the call of the chair in SOB 400S. *The order of the bills may change. Bills may be added or removed from the agenda. If necessary, bills may be held over and be heard on Friday.

Subcommittee on Elections

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: SOB 500S
Agenda:
HF1372 (Long)
Voters allowed to join permanent absentee voters list, and absentee ballots required to automatically be sent to permanent absentee voter list before election.

HF1153 (Halverson)
Presidential nomination primary allowed to be conducted by mail, access to voter party designation restricted, and the use of a single ballot in the presidential nomination primary required, and additional reimbursements to counties for conducting the presidential nomination primary authorized.

HF1605 (Klevorn)
Legislative and congressional district boundaries commission appointment required, legislative and congressional plan districting principles established, Legislative Coordinating Commission duties assigned, and secretary of state duties assigned.

HF1018 (Schultz)
Redistricting; commission to recommend legislative and congressional district boundaries appointment provided, legislative and congressional districting principles established, and Legislative Coordinating Commission duties assigned.

HF1855 (Schultz)
Redistricting commission adoption of congressional and legislative district boundaries following federal census established, and constitutional amendment proposed.

HF980 (Gomez)
Individuals under the age of 18 authorized to vote at a primary election in certain circumstances.

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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Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 7:30 PM

Water Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: 400 North State Office Building
Agenda:
The Water Division will meet at 7:30pm or at the call of the chair.

HF1502 (Fischer) Salt applicator certification program established, and liability limited.




Attachments:

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 , 7:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. John Persell
Location: 500N State Office Building
Agenda:
**The Environment & Natural Resources Policy committee will begin 5 minutes after the Water Division adjourns Wednesday evening.**

I. HF 1706 Rep. Todd Lippert: Soil and water conservation districts duties and services specified.

II. HF 1284 - Rep. John Persell: Soil and water conservation districts funding provided.

III. HF 1292 - Rep. Rick Hansen: Unlawful pesticide application monetary penalties enhanced.