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Friday, March 8, 2019

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Friday, March 8, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019 , 8:30 AM
Time Note: Please note that time has been changed to 8:30 a.m. (previously posted as 9:00 a.m.)

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
***Bills may be taken in any order***


HF 893 (Huot) Certified public accounting practice provisions modified.
HF 1138 (Fischer) Digital fair repair provided.
HF 1241 (Mahoney) Minnesota Call Center Jobs Act; call center or customer service operation relocation notice required, and recapture of public subsidies provided.
HF 1424 (Stephenson) Student loan ombudsperson established, student loan servicer licensure required, student loan servicing practices prohibited, and report required.
HF 1840 (O'Driscoll) Subprime references in Minnesota Statutes removed.
HF 2018 (Tabke) Pari-mutuel Racing Commission licensing, reporting, and other regulatory provisions modified.

***Bill added: HF 572 (Schultz) Net earnings of nonprofit health maintenance organizations requirements established. (carried over from the 3/6/19 agenda)

***Bills removed***
HF 1571 (Howard) Manufactured home parks closure or modification procedures modified. (bill was not re-referred)
HF 1578 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Credit union conversion, merger, or consolidation supermajority requirements eliminated. (met first deadline in Senate, will be rescheduled for a later date)
HF 622 (Wolgamott) Real estate broker and licensee advertising requirements modified. (met first deadline in Senate, will be rescheduled for a later date)

***Bills may be added or removed***

If you would like to testify in person or provide written testimony, 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. Written testimony can be included in member packets if received by Thursday, 3/7/19. Brevity is appreciated.

If you have any handouts, please provide 100 copies to the Committee Legislative Assistant Aimee Vue (503 State Office Building) and email a digital copy to the committee administrator Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by NOON on Thursday, 3/7/19.

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Friday, March 8, 2019 , 8:30 AM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. HF247 (Kunesh-Podein) - Student access to library media specialists grant program established, and money appropriated.

III. HF768 (Edelson) - Child age range increased for school-age care programs, funding for school-age care programs increased, and money appropriated.

IV. HF199 (Urdahl) - Teachers of concurrent enrollment students provided a temporary refundable credit.

V. Adjournment

More bills may be added.

Bills Added
Friday, March 8, 2019 , 9:00 AM

Compensation Council

Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:

  1. Introduction of members
  2. Election of chair and vice chair
  3. Administrative matters             
  4. Open Meeting Law and Data Practices Act
  5. Duties of the Compensation Council                   
  6. Disposition of 2017 recommendations     
  7. Salaries for Constitutional Officers, and Judges           
  8. Agency head salary ranges           
  9. Testimony
  10. Council discussion
  11. Next steps


Friday, March 8, 2019 , 9:00 AM

Corrections Division

Chair: Rep. John Considine
Location: Capitol G3
Agenda:
HF 2010 (Considine) Local correctional officer discipline procedures act established.

HF 1948 (Considine) Correctional officers and inmates in state correctional facilities mental health pilot program established, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 2128 (Mariani) Indeterminate Sentence Release Board established, and report required.

*The amendment to HF 2010 was not submitted by deadline and is therefore out of order. The Chair is providing a copy of this amendment to committee members for reference during debate. The intention of the Chair is to adopt this amendment during the Omnibus Mark-Up.

Bills Added

Friday, March 8, 2019 , 9:00 AM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:


**Bills may be taken up in any order based on authors’ availability. Bills not heard for any reason may be rescheduled, time permitting, during the following week**

HF1286 (Wolgamott) - Community health workers allowed to provide telemedicine services, and telemedicine encounters medical assistance limit eliminated.
HF359 (Becker-Finn) - Flame-retardant chemical use in certain products prohibited. **Pending re-referral from the Committee on Commerce**
HF1503 (Becker-Finn) - Tribal public health access added to birth data.
HF62 (Youakim) - Voice response suicide prevention and mental health crisis response program and text message suicide prevention and mental health crisis response program funding appropriated.
HF1246 (Morrison) - Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act established, and report required.
HF687 (Bahner) - Prescription drug refills synchronization provided.
HF743 (Bahner) - Prescription drug co-payments limited.
HF1287 (Fischer) - Parenting with disability support services pilot project established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF563 (Moran) - Heaven's Law
HF1258 (Moran) - Childhood trauma-informed policy and practices task force established, and reports required.
HF1166 (Freiberg) - Adaptive fitness access grants established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1182 (Freiberg) - Immunization-related activities funded for geographic areas and populations experiencing or at risk of experiencing an outbreak of a vaccine-preventable disease grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF1407 (Robbins) - Outpatient surgical centers facility sharing permitted.
HF1381 (Kunesh-Podein) - Community solutions for healthy child development grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF522 (Kunesh-Podein) - Minnesota Family Investment Program sanctions and hardship extensions modified.
HF557 (Mann) - Physician-patient relationship protected by prohibiting noncompete agreements.
HF963 (Halverson) - Prescription contraceptives supply requirements established; health plants required to cover contraceptive methods, sterilization, patient education, counseling, and related medical services; and eligible organization accommodations established. **Pending re-referral from the Committee on Commerce**
HF927 (Liebling) - Swing bed license conditions modified.
HF551 (Liebling) - Managed care and county-based purchasing plan network access standards established based on appointment wait times.


**BILLS REMOVED**

REMOVED AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST: HF306 (Albright) - Health plan coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, and reports required.

RECALLED AND RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS: HF1225 (Schultz) - Payment rate methodology for personal care assistance services established, commissioner of human services required to study methodology, providers required to submit workforce data, and reports required.

BILL AWAITING RE-REFERRAL TO THE COMMITTEE: HF284 (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.

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Friday, March 8, 2019 , 9:00 AM
Time Note: Committee will convene at the call of the chair.

Subcommittee on Elections

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: 400 South State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1500 (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.

HF1603 (Dehn)
Mail balloting authorized in any town or city with fewer than 400 registered voters.

HF1941 (Lesch)
Elections; Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote enacted.

HF1371 (Long)
Early voting provided, and money appropriated.

HF1818 (Bernardy)
Absentee ballot voting; additional polling place locations opening for fewer than 46 days authorized.

HF2050 (Bahner)
Campaign finance; expressly advocating definition modified, electioneering communications disclosure provided, prorating contribution methods or general treasury money use amended, and penalties provided.

HF1994 (Freiberg)
Hennepin County campaign disclosure provisions modified.

HF2059 (Lee)
Fair campaign practices provisions changed.

*The order of the bills may change. Bills may be added or removed from the agenda. Bills may be carried over from Thursday.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Friday, March 8, 2019 , 10:15 AM
Time Note: Committee will convene at the call of the chair.

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1811 (Noor)
Liberians; a resolution urging the President of the United States to continue Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) for Liberians.

HF1300 (Koegel)
Month of May designated as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.

HF1974 (Nelson)
Outdated budget-related language updated and deleted, and technical changes made.

HF1975 (Nelson)
State solicitation process best and final offer modified.

HF1997 (Nelson)
Hennepin County job order contracting expiration and reporting requirements repealed.

HF717 (Mariani)
Cannabis task force created, and report required.

HF728 (Mann)
Pharmacy benefit managers licensure and regulations created, and rulemaking authorized.

HF499 (Kresha)
Child Welfare Training System modification required, report required, rule making authorized, and money appropriated.

HF1289 (Her)
Education; prior written notice documentation requirements rulemaking authorized

HF1390 (Moller)
Individualized education program requirements modified to permit reporting of student performance on assessments, and rulemaking authorized.

HF1414 (Lippert)
Commissioner of education required to develop sexual health curriculum program, and report required.

HF1415 (Youakim)
Teacher licensure and board composition technical changes made.

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

*The order of the bills may change. Bills may be added or removed from the agenda. Bills may be carried over to the next committee meeting.

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Friday, March 8, 2019 , 12:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2032 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources trust funds appropriated, and previous appropriations modified.
HF1079 (Morrison) Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program funding provided, working grasslands easements acquired, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1598 (Hansen) West St. Paul wastewater infrastructure improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF95 (Demuth) St. Joseph; East Park amenity development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1322 (Demuth) Rocori Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.


Bills Added
Friday, March 8, 2019 , 12:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: FIELD HEARING: Mankato
Agenda:

FIELD HEARING

12:00 noon -- 3:00 p.m.
Mankato City Hall
10 Civic Center Plaza
Mankato, MN 56001

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

*Bills may be added*

*Added 3/7* HF2121 will receive an informational hearing. Referral pending.

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

Bills Added