Local law enforcement agency grant program established to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate lost or wandering persons who are mentally impaired, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
Local law enforcement agency grant program established to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate senior citizens who are mentally impaired, working group established to study and make recommendations on establishing a Silver Alert system, and money appropriated.
Chair: Rep. Denny McNamara Location: 5 State Office Building Agenda:
If the agenda cannot be completed during the normal committee hearing time the remaining bills will be heard on 3/12/15.
Public entity purchasing requirements modified, solid waste provisions modified, subsurface sewage treatment systems provisions modified, compensable losses due to harmful substances modified, grant eligibility modified, and rulemaking required.
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias research grant program and public awareness campaign grant program established, Alzheimer's Research Advisory Council established, reports required, and money appropriated.
Transitway development and finance governed, legislative authorization requirements established, and permissible use specified and uses of revenue from a metropolitan transportation area sales tax prioritized.
K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified; credit extended to tuition; subtraction and credit amounts increased; income phaseout for the credit increased; and credit, subtraction amount, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
, 12:45 PM Time Note:The Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee is in recess until 6:30PM (or the call of the Chair) and will reconvene in Room 10 of the State Office Building at that time.
Upriver business grant program created for businesses affected by the closure of the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam, transportation economic development program modified, and money appropriated.
Chair: Rep. Joe Hoppe Location: Basement Hearing Room
MNsure; commerce commissioner required to seek federal approval, salary limit imposed, health plan approval rates specified, notification of enrollment information required, individual coverage option provided, product lines prohibited, small business health care tax credit expansion proposal required, MNsure organizational changes made, background checks required, and exemptions removed.
Intensive pediatric care category established for home care nursing services, payment rate increased for home care nursing services, and additional revenue required to be spent on patient-specific training.
Group residential housing provisions modified, background study requirements established of group residential housing or supplementary services, and administration of a compliance system authorized for group residential housing.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
, 2:45 PM Time Note:The Committee will re-convene for a 6:15pm night hearing in 300S (after a recess from the afternoon hearing) to take up HF1406 (Hackbarth) (Game and Fish Bill) as well as HF1070 (McNamara).
Chair: Rep. Tom Hackbarth Location: 10 State Office Building Agenda:
The Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy Committee will consider HF1429 in light of the recommendations of the Lands Subcommittee during the afternoon session of the meeting (2:45-4:30pm).
During the evening session starting at 6:15pm, the Committee will consider HF1406 (Hackbarth) (Game and Fish Bill) and HF1070 (McNamara).
Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Crow Wing, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Hubbard, Lake, Martin, Pine, St. Louis, Todd, Washington, and Winona Counties; public and private sales and conveyances of state lands provided, and prior sale authority modified.
Invasive species provisions, state parks and trails provisions, fire training requirements, auxiliary forest provisions, forest bough account, and recreational vehicle provisions modified; review of grant-in-aid applications provided; and water use permit authority modified.
Life jacket requirements modified; wake surfing regulated; compliance with federal law provided; wild animal taking, possessing, and transporting provisions modified; criminal penalties provided; and rulemaking and reports required.