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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 8:00 AM
Time Note:

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Phase 2: Developing criteria and guiding principles for decision making.



Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF1382 (Richardson): Charter schools authorized to provide special education deaf and hard-of-hearing services to students at early ages.

HF3504 (Morrison): Preschool and kindergarten individual-use screen use limited, and money appropriated.

HF3693 (Mann) Children with disabilities; access to child care expansion grants authorized, and money appropriated.

HF3672 (Noor): Child care assistance funding priorities for eligible families modified, and fund allocation adjusted.



Bill Removed: HF3724 (Nelson, N.) American Indian children out-of-home placement paperwork reduction recommendations directed to commissioner of human services.

More agenda items may be added.

NOTES:
If you wish to testify or submit materials on any of these bills, please contact the Committee Administrator, Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn), by 12:00pm the day before the hearing.

Members of the public will be asked to limit their comments to two minutes each.




Attachments:

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3660 (Moran) - Goodwill Easter Seals; FATHER Project grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4187 (Her) - St. Paul; Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota Career and Technical Training Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4011 (Moran) - Neighborhood Development Center small business incubator program funding provided, and money appropriated.


Bills Added
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 8:00 AM
Time Note: If the Division is unable to complete its agenda by 9:30 a.m., Chair Nelson will recess the hearing and reconvene in Room 200 at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 10th.

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. HF 3356 (Sauke) State Register publication provisions changed

II. HF 11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided - discussion will focus on the cost to Minnesota Management and Budget (Pending referral from the House Floor)

III. HF 505 (Fischer) State Flag design task force created

IV. HF 4190 (Petersburg) Hofmann Apiaries honey house and wax shed restoration funding provided




Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 3547 (Tabke) Motor vehicle registration tax determination amended
II. HF 3496 (Youakim) Individual income taxpayer free filing report required, and money appropriated

III. Referral of bills to division
These bills will not be heard or amended, no testimony on them will be taken, they are moving to the Property & Local Tax Division and any action taken on them will take place there.
HF 4105 (Green) Local government aid; town aid appropriation increased
HF 4144 (Marquart) Public finance; modifying local government debt financing

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 9:35 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler


Meeting:
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
9:35 AM to 9:45 AM
200 State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes for March 3, 2020

IV. Calendar for the Day for March 12, 2020

V. Adjournment

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 3558 (Lippert) Agricultural microloan pilot program maximum loan amount doubled.
II. HF 4003 (Wazlawik) Meat processing recommendations report required, and money appropriated.
III. HF3991 (Poppe) Grain buyer contract dates modified.
IV. HF4285 (Poppe) MDA Policy bill

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Informational Hearing - Full Service Community Schools

**more items may be added to the agenda**

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: If necessary, the committee will recess and reconvene at 4:00 p.m. in room 300 South - State Office Building.

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF1842 (Wagenius) - Renewable development fund omnibus finance bill
HF4181 (Stephenson) - Electric vehicle purchase for state fleet preference established, purchase rebates provided, automobile dealer grants to defray manufacturer certification cost awarded, and money appropriated

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: *If necessary, the committee will continue meeting past 11:15 am, and/or recess and reconvene in the evening. Reconvening will be at the call of the chair, approximately 6 pm in SOB B.

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF3584 (Lesch) Minnesota Companion Animal Board established, duties and responsibilities provided, duties transferred, report required, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.

HF3106 (Edelson) Standardized assessment task force created, and report required.

HF4327 (Liebling) Peacetime declaration of emergency for a public health emergency; establishing a health care response revolving account and loan program; transferring money to the health care response revolving account. (See attachment for copy of the bill.)

HF771 (Moran) Cultural and Ethnic Communities Leadership Council governing provisions modified.

HF3127 (Moran) Court-appointed counsel in child protection case requirements modified, and money appropriated.

HF3928 (Brand) Health advisory council and committee changes made.

HF3838 (Olson) Board of Pharmacy application and renewal fees for medical gas dispensers reduced, terminology and related changes made, Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council term lengths and appointment procedures modified, opiate epidemic response account technical changes made, opiate or narcotic pain reliever refill timelines eliminated, and money appropriated.

HF4171 (Huot) A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an emergency medical services task force; appropriating money for the task force and for ambulance service personnel training programs.

HF1400 (Morrison) Health care interpreters spoken language registry system established, report required, and money appropriated.

HF3657 (Hansen) Natural resources; various provisions modified relating to certifiable fish diseases; local regulation in Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area; wild rice lease exchange requirements; school trust land reporting requirements; invasive species permits; state parks; special-use permits; possession, propagation, and selling of snakes, lizards, and salamanders; game and fish; and date of Lake Superior Management Plan.

HF3242 (Neu) North Branch; Public Utilities Commission membership increase permitted.

HF3483 (Sauke) Commission member deadline appointment modified, and reappointments permitted.

**Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
***PLEASE NOTE: Committee will extend until noon in an effort to complete the agenda. If the agenda cannot be completed by noon, we will recess and reconvene in hearing room 400S at 5pm to complete agenda***


o HF 3397 (Dehn): A bill for an act relating to real property; clarifying ownership definitions; requiring the record owner to be listed as grantee in tax-forfeited land sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 282.301; 325N.01; 325N.10,
o Hf 3627 (Kotyza-Witthuhn): A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring notices for reverse mortgage loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 47.58, subdivisions 1, 8, by adding subdivision
o HF 3228 (Morrison): A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Act; creating a prescription drug affordability commission and prescription drug affordability requirements; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J [this bill has been through multiple committees and we will be reviewing the provisions relevant to the Judiciary committee, including data provisions and the appeals process]
o HF 3887 (Edelson): A bill for an act relating to human services; treatment; modifying provisions regarding releasing records of civilly committed individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 253B.10, subdivision 1
o HF 3780 (Edelson): A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions regarding child welfare responses to child sex trafficking and sexual exploitation of children
o HF 3880 (Pryor): A bill for an act relating to human services; children; modifying policy provisions governing children and families services; amending Minnesota
o Hf 3812 (Noor): A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions regarding the juvenile treatment screening team; modifying provisions regarding child foster care services payments under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act; amending provisions regarding services for homeless and sexually exploited children


*Bills may be added to, or removed from, the agenda. Bills may be taken in any order.

**If you have questions, or wish to testify on an agenda item, please contact Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: rachel.ganani@house.mn


Bills Added
Bills Removed
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3702 (Hornstein) State building construction materials; funding provided for study to examine costs and benefits of requiring environmental assessments of building materials used in state buildings to be included in bids, and money appropriated.
HF3058 (Lee) Air quality permit; requirement to analyze and consider cumulative pollution modified before issuing permit, and community liaison position required.
HF3057 (Lee) Nonexpiring air emission permit public hearing required every five years, and written determinations to deny permit review required.
HF3378 (Wazlawik) Pollution Control Agency required to hold public hearing.
HF3180 (Claflin) Food packaging chemical use regulated


Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bill Added: HF4326 (Liebling) A bill for an act relating to public health; authorizing a peacetime declaration of emergency for a public health emergency; establishing a health care response revolving account and loan program; transferring money to the health care response revolving account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 12.03, by adding a subdivision; 12.31, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
HF3980 (Liebling) A bill for an act relating to public health; transferring money for deposit in the public health response contingency account.
HF2581 (Morrison) Food shelf program purchase of diapers funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4013 (Fischer) Lead risk assessments and orders requirements modified. (pending re-referral)
HF3322 (Kunesh-Podein) Medical assistance requirement for persons needing breast or cervical cancer treatment modified.

Bills may be added or removed. HF3892 and HF309 have been removed from Tuesday's agenda. Testimony will be taken on HF4326 and HF3980.


Bills Added
Bills Removed
Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Community Centered Transportation Safety Day

HF 3555 (Moller) DWI offenders not required to take specified exam as driver's license reinstatement condition.
HF 3045 (Edelson) Ignition interlock driving privilege reinstatement provided.
HF 3085 (Tabke) Transit ambassador and administrative citation program established, unlawfully obtaining transit services penalties amended, report required, and money appropriated.
HF 4049 (Tabke) Identification cards provided for offenders released from incarceration.

Previous Hearing Bills:
*HF 3109 (Edelson) Individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile statistic report required.
*HF 1864 (Munson) Presentence investigation reports inclusion of brain injury information authorized.

Bills from Last Year
**HF 627 (Pinto) Eyewitness identification best practices policies required.
**HF 334 (Mariani) Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training membership expanded
**HF 2460 (Howard) Peace Officer Excellence Task Force established.

Bills from Last Hearing:
*Bills that have been heard in a previous hearing. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on these bills.
**Bills that have been heard last year. Testimony was taken at that time. No testimony will be taken during this hearing on these bills. Technical amendments will be provided for these bills to update certain dates.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:

*Bill added* HF3764 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Child passenger restraint system requirements amended.

HF3194 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 310 segment designated as Deputy Richard K. Magnuson Memorial Highway.

HF3195 (Fabian) Roseau County; Trunk Highway 11 segment designated as Patrol Inspector Robert H. Lobdell Memorial Highway.

HF3974 (Becker-Finn) Counties authorized to establish speed limits.

HF1010 (Hausman) School bus safety education campaign funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF3553 (Koegel) Traffic collision; information required to be exchanged between drivers after a collision amended.

HF3845 (Elkins) Registration and placement requirements for temporary vehicle permits modified.

*HF1865 (Wolgamott) Electronic vehicle use promotion required by Department of Transportation.

Bills may be added or removed and may be taken in any order.

If you would like to testify on a bill, please email john.howe@house.mn

*HF1865 has been returned to the committee per House Rule 4.20 and will be sent back to the General Register. The committee will not take public testimony on this bill as it was debated last year.


**Bill removed -- HF3844 (Elkins) Travel trailer definition modified to include tiny houses.


Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: The Committee will plan to recess at 4pm and reconvene at 6pm in the Basement Hearing Room to take up any unfinished business from the agenda.

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 4206 (Sundin) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.

HF 3500 (Gruenhagen) Life insurance policy sales that convert to long-term care insurance policies allowed.

HF 3099 (Stephenson) False caller identification information prohibited, and criminal penalties provided.

HF 3032 (Halverson) Sale or furnishing of flavored tobacco products prohibited
*No testimony will be taken at this hearing for HF 3032*

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


Bills Added
Bills Removed

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at approximately 4:00 PM and reconvene at approximately 6:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF4117 (Becker-Finn): American Indian Education Act provisions modified; educational data disclosure to tribal nations allowed; consideration of advice from tribal nations, communities, and the Tribal Nations Education Committee required in statewide core academic standards; and various other provisions changed.

HF3339 (Mann): Pupil withdrawal agreement reporting defined and required.

HF3482 (Mann): Education; seclusion defined and prohibited.

HF2725 (Vang): Independent School District No. 279, Osseo; single-member school board election district establishment provided.


EVENING PORTION OF HEARING:

Continuation of above agenda items as needed

Presentations on student mental health by various Minnesota school districts

*HF4257(Moller): Teacher license renewal requirements amended to include mental illness training, and rulemaking required.

HF3219 (Moller): Comprehensive mental health services division of education department established, and money appropriated.


More agenda items may be added.


BILL REMOVED:
*HF3001 (Moller): Teacher license renewal requirements amended to include mental illness training.

*PLEASE NOTE: HF4257 (bill added) is a clone of the HF3001 (bill removed); the reason for the change is to hear the bill that is the companion to SF3759.


NOTES:
Testifiers should contact Alyssa Fritz (alyssa.fritz@house.mn) to be added to the testifier list or submit written materials.

Materials must be submitted 24 hours prior to the hearing start time in order to be included in committee member folders.


Bills Added
Bills Removed

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at approximately 4:30PM and reconvene at approximately 6:00PM in **ROOM 120 OF THE CAPITOL** to continue deliberation of bills.

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
**Bills may be added. Bills may be taken up in any order based on authors’ availability.**

NOTE: HF3093 has been added to the originally posted agenda

HF3359 (Moller) Consumer-directed community support existing session law codified.
HF3868 (Moller) National criminal history record check for guardians and conservators required, and quarterly review of licensing agency data required for subjects.
HF3159 (Richardson) Prenatal alcohol exposure screenings for children in out-of-home placement required.
HF3093 (Richardson) Maternal health provisions implemented, and money appropriated.
HF3907 (Cantrell) Human services commissioner required to develop 340B drugs at point of sale identification and reporting process.
HF3537 (Edelson) Sober home licensing study funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3223 (Schultz) Pharmacy and provider choice allowed relating to biological product dispensing and prescribing.
HF3801 (Freiberg) Medical assistance excess income standard clarified.
HF3199 (Freiberg) Railroad Retirement Board; patients receiving disability payments allowed to pay lower enrollment fee for medical cannabis program.
HF3485 (Edelson) Medical cannabis program modified; vaporization of flower, dried leaves, or plant form allowed; qualifying medical condition definition modified; and manufacturers authorized to operate mobile distribution units and to deliver medical cannabis and medical cannabis products.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3925 (Klevorn) - Avivo grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 4121 (Xiong, T.) - Students disciplined or investigated for sexual assault transcript notation required.

**Bills may be added or removed at the Chair's discretion.**

If you wish to testify, please contact Addie Miller - adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Presentation from the Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing

Bill Hearings:
HF 135 (Daniels) Motor vehicles; establishing military ready reserve special license plates

HF3266 (Dettmer) Disabled Veterans Rest Camp improvement funding provided, money appropriated

HF4224 (Christensen) Authorizing the commissioner of veterans affairs to establish a veterans stable housing initiative; classifying certain homeless veterans data; authorizing data sharing

Bill Removed:
HF 3474 (Jurgens) A bill for an act relating to veterans; declaring a day for veterans suicide prevention and awareness

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 5:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Chair: Rep. John Persell
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3735 (Becker-Finn) - Recreational license suspension policy provisions modified.

HF3833 (Wolgamott) - Storm water rules application modified.

HF4219 (Persell) - Driving under the influence provision uniform enforcement for recreational vehicles provided, and criminal penalties provided.

HF4010 (Jordan) - Groundwater protection provision modified.

**Bills may be added or removed at the discretion of the Chair.**

If you wish to testify, please contact Addie Miller (adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491).

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
  1. Approval of March 3, 2020, meeting minutes.
  2. HF4018 (Carlson, A.); SF4066 (Rosen): Extending the 1997 state aid to local governments to fund increased employer contributions to PERA.
  3. HF4301 (Her); SF4202 (Dahms): Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) 2020 administrative bill.
  4. HF4298 (Nelson, M.); SF4203 (Rosen): PERA Police & Fire; Amending disability provisions.
  5. HF4300 (Her); SF4201 (Jasinski): PERA Privatizations; Amending augmentation for privatized employees; amending the calculation of liability for privatizing medical facilities; administrative provisions.
  6. HF4297 (Freiberg): PERA Statewide Volunteer Fire Plan 2020 administrative bill.
  7. HF2937 (Fischer); SF3087 (Wiger): PERA Police & Fire; Service credit purchase for a Maplewood firefighter.

Meeting Documents:


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