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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
The following bills will be heard on an informational only basis. Amendments may be offered for reference only.

HF2948 (Reyer) Dakota County; Veterans Memorial Greenway pedestrian and bicycle trail highway safety improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2362 (Bierman) Apple Valley Red Line transit station improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2681 (Murphy) Minneapolis to Duluth intercity passenger rail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2941 (Torkelson) Minnesota rail service improvement program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF3160 (Hausman) Passenger rail infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF3767 (Jordan) St. Paul; H line bus rapid transit project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF3037 (Dettmer) Gateway State Trail capital improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF3111 (Baker) Glacial Lakes Trail final trail segment funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF3123 (Daniels) Northern Links Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF3203 (Boldon) Rochester International Airport funding provided, and money appropriated.
Revisor drafts attached for:
HF XXX (Lippert) Mill Towns Trail.pdf
HF XXX (Urdahl) Litchfield Wellness Center .pdf

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

All events are closed-captioned.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website at:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92002

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3485 (Pryor); School-age care program child age range increased, school-age care program funding increased, and money appropriated.

HF3886 (Morrison); Universal, voluntary home visiting program for families with infants established, and money appropriated.

HF3887 (Morrison); Minnesota baby steps home visiting program established, and money appropriated.

HF3859 (Boldon); Direct support professionals child care relief grants established, and money appropriated.

Additional items or bills may be added to the agenda

Meeting:
Tuesday, March 8th, 2022
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Remote Hearing via Zoom
Held Pursuant to Rule 10.01



Any meeting documents will be posted on the Early Childhood Finance and Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92005

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

*If you are interested in testifying before the committee, or are providing written testimony or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant at least 24 hours before the hearing time to get instructions (8:30am on March 7).

CA: Sydney.Spreck@house.mn
CLA: Hans.Dosland@house.mn

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
• HF 3015 (Greenman) Unemployment insurance data sharing with attorney general authorized.
• HF1432 (Frederick) Vulnerable adult protection provisions modified
• HF3254 (Stephenson) Contract terms prohibiting choice of venue clarified
• HF 2399 (Noor) Legislative Budget Office authority to order fiscal notes expanded, Legislative Budget Office Oversight Commission modified, data classifications for data related to fiscal notes changed, and treatment of unofficial fiscal notes modified.
• HF 3677 (Hanson, J.) Name change process created following final marriage dissolution.
• HF 3134 (Moller) Towed vehicle and vehicle contents requirements modified.

*Amendments are due for all bills by 10 am Monday, March 7th

**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 10am the day before the hearing. Public oral testimony may be limited.

CA: Brynn.Sias@house.mn
CLA: Mikayla.Brunner@house.mn

***Agenda items may be added, deleted and/or taken in any order.
Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Judiciary Finance and Civil law committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92021

Remote hearings are 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
All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 8:30 AM

Legislative Audit Commission

Chair: Sen. Mark W. Koran
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Release OLA’s evaluation, Minnesota Department of Education’s Role in Addressing the Achievement Gap.

Agenda

Presentation

This meeting will be streamed via YouTube.

The report will be available at 8:00 a.m. at https://www.auditor.leg.state.mn.us/.



Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 8:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3666 (Greenman) Elections; intimidation of officials prohibited, election duty administration by official interference prohibited, and penalties provided. VOTE NO LATER THAN 9:10 a.m.
HF3190 (Long): Campaign finance; communication express advocacy definition modified, independent expenditure disclaimer additional information required, and Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board directed to adopt rules on small electronic communication disclaimer requirements. VOTE NO LATER THAN 9:45a.m.
HF3805 (Nash): Capitol Area Security Advisory Committee sunset removed. VOTE NO LATER THAN 9:55 a.m.
*Agenda items may be added or removed.

TESTIFYING AND HANDOUTS: To testify, submit written testimony, or submit handouts, please email Amanda Rudolph, the committee administrator, at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Written testimony and handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.
VIEW HEARING: House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp and all events are closed-captioned.
ACCESSIBILITY: To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.
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

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 10:10 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Calendar for the Day – March 10, 2022

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentations on the Cost of Climate Inaction
*Bills may be added to the agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

If you wish to submit written testimony or testify via Zoom, please send the written testimony or the request to testify to Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by noon the day before the meeting.

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

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation from the Office of the Legislative Auditor on their findings and recommendations related to MDE’s role in addressing the achievement gap.
HF 3434 (Frazier) Ethnic studies requirement created, Ethnic Studies Task Force created, rulemaking authorized, report required, and money appropriated.
*Agenda items may be added or removed from the agenda.

**If a member of the public would like to testify on this bill please reach out to the CA, Sarah Burt, at the email address below by 6pm on Monday, March 7 to sign up. Please indicate in the subject line of your email that you will be testifying on behalf of HF 3434. Written testimony is also accepted, please submit it by 6pm on Monday, March 7 to the CA email address. Direct your attention to the written testimony template that has been posted under committee documents.

CA: sarah.burt@house.mn
CLA: wilson.lee@house.mn

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 2861 (Howard) Senior housing unit funded by housing infrastructure bonds portion authorized to serve individual of any age with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
HF 3143 (Agbaje) Housing infrastructure bond usage expanded and regulated.
HF 3287 (Agbaje) Stable housing mediation grant program requirement established, funding provided for the stable housing mediation grant program, and money appropriated.
HF 3549 (Hausman) Housing finance agency policy provisions adopted, agency debt limit increased, bond issuance authority expanded, agency funding use and eligibility requirements expanded, housing infrastructure bond used clarified, and technical and conforming changes made.

*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 12:00PM the day before the hearing.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Katie.Hirsch@house.mn

Meeting documents will be posted on the Housing Finance & Policy committee webpage: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92016

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01 and may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
1. HF3215 (Fischer) Community mental health program workforce relief emergency grant provided, and money appropriated.
2. HF3157 (Moller) Employment exploration service base wage index modified.
3. HF3100 (Hanson, J) Disability waiver service reimbursement rate modified.

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:
Members of the public wishing to submit written testimony should contact Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Monday, March 7.
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
All events are closed-captioned.
To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.


Attachments:

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF3787 (Koegel) Watercraft operator safety education and permitting required.
HF3761 (Becker-Finn) Appropriating water authority enforcement modified.
HF3765 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation extensions provided.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 1:00pm, Monday, March 7, 2022

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

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 Scotland.Kraker@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, Monday, March 7, 2022.

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Mental Health in Public Safety Day

I. HF 4026 (Long) Public Safety Related PTSD Reform
II. HF 3857 (Hollins) Persons incarcerated in county jails provided no charge phone calls for health care.
III. HF 3758 (Koznick) Equine therapy provided for first responders, and money appropriated.

EVENING HEARING [6:00pm – 10:00pm]
*IV. HF 3856 (Hollins) Sentencing Guidelines departure presumed for offenders who have been the victim of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or sex trafficking; and resentencing provided for offenders who have been the victim of domestic abuse, sexual assault, or sex trafficking.
V. HF 3308 (Moller) Advisory Council on Interstate Adult Supervision combined with Interstate Commission for Juveniles.
VI. HF 1355 (Gomez) Marijuana amount definition modified, marijuana law small amount possession modified, water pipe weight of fluid prohibited from being used to determine marijuana weight mixture, record expungement authorized, and driver's license revocation ended for low-level marijuana offenses.
VII. HF 883 (Gomez) Drug paraphernalia definition modified.
VIII. HF 4078 (Feist) Human Trafficking Statutes Clarified
IX. HF 3785 (Pinto) Peace officer applicant physical strength and agility examination standards established, peace officer applicant screening exam reimbursement provided, rulemaking provided, and money appropriated.
X. HF 2725 (Edelson) Competency provisions established relating to trial and other programs; and money appropriated.
XI. HF 2970 (Urdahl) Interstate Compact for Adult Supervision county transportation expense reimbursement provided.

*Testimony for this bill was taken at a previous hearing.

**This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. Remote hearings are taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp.

***If you are interested in testifying before the committee, or are providing written testimony or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator at least 24 hours before the hearing time to get instructions.

CA: Jamael.Lundy@house.mn

****Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92023

*****All events are closed-captioned. To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from March 3rd, 2022
Presentation of the 2022 Tax Expenditure Report.
Presentation on the Tax Expenditure Review Commission

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-5524.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 1:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Informational Overview on Bus Electrification and the Zero-Emission Bus Transition Plan

HF2997 (Bernardy) Metropolitan Council F Line bus rapid transit funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF3623 (Hansen) G Line bus rapid transit projection funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF3767 (Jordan) St. Paul; H line bus rapid transit project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

**Agenda items may be added or removed

Meeting documents will be posted on the Transportation Finance & Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92028

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.


Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF778 (Stephenson); Sports wagering commission created, licensing provided for sports pool operators and sports wagering premises, mobile and electronic sports pool licenses established, conduct of sports pools prescribed, local restrictions prohibited, participation in sports wagering restricted, excise tax imposed on sports wagers in lieu of the corporate tax, administration of tax provided, and report required.
DE Amendment

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chairs' discretion.

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, March 9, at simon.brown@house.mn. To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at simon.brown@house.mn.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF2768 (Morrison) Pharmacists authorized to administer drugs through intramuscular or subcutaneous administration; and drug monitoring devices authorized.

HF3854 (Hollins) Pharmacists authorized to prescribe, dispense, and administer drugs to prevent the acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus; and pharmacists authorized to order, conduct, and interpret laboratory tests necessary for therapy that uses drugs to prevent the acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus.

HF3631 (Morrison) Medicine and acupuncture licensure requirements modified, physician and physician assistants disciplinary action forms strengthened, and professional corporation rules repealed.

HF3989 (Bahner) Physician assistants added to statutes.

Amendment and testifier/material deadline will be 3 PM on Monday, March 7th. Items may be added or deleted.

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 All events are closed-captioned. 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.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please contact Health Committee Administrator, Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn with questions on the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.


Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF3872 (Bernardy) - Higher education supplemental funding provided for the Office of Higher Education, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and the University of Minnesota; financial aid programs amended and created; reports required; and money appropriated.

II. HF3917 (Keeler) - Increase Teachers of Color Act strengthened, supplemental financing provided for grants to underrepresented student teachers of color scholarship pilot program, and money appropriated.

*Agenda items may be added or removed

Meeting documents will be posted on the Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

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

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

If you have questions about the agenda or would like to sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sean Herring, at sean.herring@house.mn. Testifiers must contact the Committee Administrator by 5pm the day prior to the hearing in order to sign up. Public testimony may be limited and written testimony is encouraged.

Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 3405 (Winkler) Minnesota Nursing Home Workforce Standards Board and duties established
- David Madland, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
- Julius Nyakundi, Nursing Assistant, Mission Nursing Home
- Erin Huppert, Vice President of Advocacy, Leading Age Minnesota
- Toby Pearson, Vice President of Advocacy, Care Providers of Minnesota

Presentation on Governor's 2022 Supplemental Budget for Department of Labor and Industry
- Roslyn Robertson, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

If you are interested in testifying, please contact Committee Administrator Nick Stumo-Langer <Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn>.
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This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

All events are closed-captioned.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. If you require an accommodation, please contact John Howe at: John.Howe@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-3208. Please do not contact him with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Sen. Julie Rosen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Note: the order has changed, but the agenda items remain the same.

  1. Approval of January 26 and February 8, 2022, meeting minutes.
  2. SF 3402 (Bigham); HF 3777 (Huot): PERA Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Plan; Adds vesting alternatives, removes pension reduction for retiring during the first five years of joining the  plan, modifies procedures for joining the plan. 
     - Amendment S3402-1A
     - Amendment S3402-2A
  3. SF 3542 (Rosen); HF 4018 (Nelson): State Board of Investment; Makes administrative and technical changes clarifying the classification of SBI professional employees. 
  4. SF 3499 (Rarick); HF 3704 (Sundin): MSRS Correctional; Authorizes the transfer of service credit from the MSRS general plan to the correctional plan upon payment by an eligible member.
  5. SF 3540 (Rosen); HF 4017 (Nelson): State Auditor's Volunteer Fire Relief Association Working Group bill.
     - Amendment S3540-1A

MEETING DOCUMENTS:


*PUBLIC VIEWING INFORMATION:  This meeting may be viewed live on the LCPR YouTube Channel.

TESTIFYING: To testify or submit written testimony on any agenda item, please contact the Commission staff at lcpr@lcpr.mn.gov by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7, and you will receive further instructions.

ACCESSIBILITY/ACCOMMODATION: To comment on digital accessibility to meeting information, please submit comments using the Accessibility Comment Form. To request an accommodation, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the Legislative Coordinating Commission at lcc@lcc.mn.gov.

MEETING DOCUMENTS are also posted on the Commission website on the meeting agenda page.

This meeting will be held in accordance with Legislative Coordinating Commission guidelines.


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