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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Updates from Parks and Trails Council and Minnesota Historical Society

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: If necessary, the committee will recess and reconvene at 6 p.m. in 10 State Office Building

Civil Law

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
THIS HEARING WILL BE TICKETED. TICKETS WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE TESTIFYING ON HF1054 FIRST. THE REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS TO THOSE IN LINE OUTSIDE ROOM 10 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING. THERE WILL BE OVERFLOW SEATING IN ROOM 181 OF THE STATE OFFICE BUILDING WHERE YOU CAN VIEW THE HEARING ON TELEVISION.

Tickets to attend the morning portion of this meeting will not carry over into the evening portion. Tickets will be redistributed before the committee reconvenes at 6PM - once again these tickets will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

Note to Testifiers: ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO SPEAK BEFORE THE COMMITTEE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY TICKETS TO THE EVENING PORTION OF THE MEETING. Those who have already testified but wish to attend the evening portion will need to wait in line.

If you wish to testify, email the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn. In your email, include your full name, any association you are affiliated with, and whether you plan to testify in support or in opposition of the bill.YOU MUST SIGN UP TO TESTIFY BY 3 P.M. ON MONDAY, MARCH 11 TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Education Finance

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Basement State Office Building

Bills Added
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Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bill Additions/Subtractions Possible

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: We are in recess to the call of the chair.

HF5

Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: 123 State Capitol

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Education Policy

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Basement Hearing Room SOB, Hearing Room 5 at 6 p.m.
Agenda:
The agenda order is subject to change.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Government Operations

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: 5 State Office Building

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: Committee will adjourn 15 minutes after its usual 11:30 a.m. adjournment time, at 11:45 a.m., in order to hear all bills on the agenda.

Health and Human Services Finance

Chair: Rep. Tom Huntley
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF139 (Nornes) Otter Tail County; nursing facility payment rate increase provided.
HF375 (Erickson) Nursing facility rate increase provided for.
Office of the Legislative Auditor’s (OLA) report- Medical Assistance Payment Rates for Dental Services.
HF176 (Norton) Dental services for the disabled expanded.
HF408 (Norton) Dental reimbursement provisions modified. (May be moved to Wed. March 13)
To sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator Lucy Morgan at lucy.morgan@house.mn.

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: Committee will NOT meeting in evening. Agenda was completed before noon.

Public Safety Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building

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Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Rules and Legislative Administration

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Erin Murphy
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
***Pursuant to rule 1.10 of the House Rules, the rules committee is required to re-refer any agency bill introduced at least 10 days before the first committee deadline

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Energy Policy

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Melissa Hortman
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Walkthrough of DE3 Amendment to HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus Energy Bill.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Elections

Chair: Rep. Steve Simon
Location: Basement State Office Building

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: This will be the first of two jobs committee meetings on March 12. The committee will reconvene at 6 p.m.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building

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Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Location: 10 State Office Building

Bills Added
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 10 State Office Building

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: The committee will return at 6 p.m., if necessary, to complete the agenda.

Health and Human Services Policy

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
No additional public testimony will be taken on HF573. The committee will only entertain amendments and vote on the bill.
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: THE COMMITTEE WILL MEET IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING FLOOR SESSION.

Judiciary Finance and Policy

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Debra Hilstrom
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Note: HF863 is pending re-referral. Tuesday's hearing will be informational only. The bill will be voted on in a subsequent meeting.

If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Legacy

Chair: Rep. Phyllis Kahn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Mary Vogel, University of Minnesota
Historic Preservation Corps
More to be added

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: Committee will adjourn at 3:45 p.m. as scheduled. Should the committee not complete Tuesday's agenda, the remaining bills will be heard starting at 2:15 p.m., March 13 in the Basement Hearing Room.

Transportation Policy

Chair: Rep. Ron Erhardt
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
Bills will be heard in the order that they appear.

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Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: Basement State Office Building

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: The committee will now be held in Room 400 North and remain in that room for the duration of the evening.

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy

Location Changed Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Location: 400 North State Office Building
Agenda:
Agenda order is subject to change. In addition, bills may be laid over to Wednesday's hearing.

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Bills Removed
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Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. David Dill
Location: 200 State Office Building

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 , 5:30 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Agenda Changed
Chair: Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
Location: 112 State Capitol
Agenda:
**BILLS REMOVED**
NOTE: BILLS MAY NOT BE HEARD IN THE ORDER LISTED.

SF273 (Pappas); HF543 (Nelson): PERA; Salary definition modification.
SF275 (Pappas); HF341 (Nelson): PERA; Repealing the Social Security leveling option.
SF439 (Saxhaug); HF539 (Nelson): Public pension fund deductions for labor organization membership dues or payments; blind mailings authorization.
SF780 (Anderson); HF963 (McDonald): PERA; Service credit purchase for a period of omitted contributions for a certain Wright County Highway Department employee.
SF935 (Pappas); HF857 (Atkins): Retirement funding; Imposing a homeowners and auto insurance policy surcharge to fund public safety employee retirement plan costs.
SF1249 (Pappas); HF1433 (Nelson): SPTRFA; Creating an additional state aid program; increasing employee and employer contributions; revising plan benefits.
SF1235 (Reinert); HF1330 (Murphy, M.): DTRFA; Increasing employee and employer contributions; revising plan benefits.

To testify please contact Commission Assistant Lisa Diesslin at 651-296-2750 or lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn

BILLS REMOVED: SF529 (Pappas); HF650 (Nelson): TRA; Phase-in of actuarial equivalent early retirement reduction factors.
SF713 (Pappas); HF872 (Kahn): MnSCU; Extending an early retirement incentive program.
SF764 (Pappas); HF871 (Kahn): MnSCU; Eliminating the sunset on eligibility to elect TRA upon tenure.
SF765 (Pappas); HF870 (Kahn): MnSCU; Increasing the maximum salary for the annuitant return to-work program.
SF1100 (Hayden); HFxxxx: PERA-MERF Division; Metropolitan Council supplemental employer contribution obligation clarification.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time Note: The committee will reconvene at 6:00pm to complete the day's agenda.

Health and Human Services Policy

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 300S State Office Building

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Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 300 North State Office Building
Agenda:
This meeting will be to take up several bonding and appropriation bills.

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