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Thursday, March 12, 2020

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Thursday, March 12, 2020
Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

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

Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Early childhood; additional funding and opportunities for children ages birth to three created; programs and funding for prenatal care services, home visiting, early childhood education, and child care assistance governed; and money appropriated.
HF1405 (Stephenson) - Clean Energy First Act established, and electric utilities required to meet resource needs using clean energy resources.


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Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:

I. HF 1424 (Stephenson) Student loan advocate established - Discussion will focus on the cost to the Attorney General's Office (Pending referral to State Government Finance)

II. HF 1257 (Cantrell) Prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure required (Pending referral to State Government Finance)

III. HF 4 (Lesch) Drug manufacturers and distributors prohibited from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs

Additional bills may be added

Bills Added

Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 3983 (Lislegard) Mileage reimbursement subtraction allowed for volunteer drivers

Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 8:30 AM
Time Note: ***The Early Childhood Division will NOT be reconvening this evening. The next planned meeting of the Division is Tuesday, March 17 at 8 AM.*** Please note the committee will convene at 8:30 AM rather than its typical starting time of 8:00 AM.

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF3737 (Pryor) - Human services hearing procedures, crimes, background studies, and licensure requirements provisions modified.

HF3954 (Koegel) - Head Start funding allocation modified, and money appropriated.

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.



Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. REMOVED: Governor's Supplemental Budget recommendations
II. HF 4072 (Ecklund) Department of Agriculture required to enable farm safety consultants to perform workplace safety surveys, and workplace safety grant and loan eligibility expanded.
- Stu Lourey, MN Farmers Union
III. HF 3926 (Brand) Grain storage facility safety funding provided, and money appropriated.
IV. BILL ADDED: HF 3762 (Anderson) Grain storage facility safety grant program established, and money appropriated.
V. BILL ADDED: HF 1293 (Hansen) Corn and soybean additional label statement required for seed coated or treated with neonicotinoid pesticide.
- Erin Rupp, Pollinate MN
- Margaret Monson
VI. REPORT ADDED: Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Pilot Program Report
- Mark Abrahamson, Division Director, MDA

Other bills may be added

Bills Added

Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF3590 (Edelson) - Carbon sequestration report funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3431 (Tabke) - State incentives for conservation reserve program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4125 (Wazlawik) - Residential energy conservation grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF3929 (Brand) - Innovative distributed energy project grant program established, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added to the agenda

Attachments:

Thursday, March 12, 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:
HF4413 (Sundin) 2020 Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted. Clone to HF4206 (Sundin)

HF365 (Davnie) Driver license requirements relating to diabetes mellitus repealed.

HF1513 (Kunesh-Podein) Local government; city charter commission expenses payment provided.

HF2296 (Tabke) Municipalities street impact fee charging authorized.

HF3804 (Layman) Itasca County; unorganized territory addition to Harris Township permitted, notwithstanding the petition requirement.

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

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
***We will recess at our regular committee time and re-convene in Hearing Room 200, 15 minutes after floor session to vote on HF 4327.***


o HF 4100 (Mahoney): A bill for an act relating to human rights; prohibiting employers from inquiring about past pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 363A.08, by adding a subdivision
o Hf 3603 (Moller): Uniform Canadian Domestic Violence reciprocity act
**Rule 4.20 Bills: The committee will not take public testimony on the bill listed below, it was fully debated on the merits during the 2019 legislative session. The committee will be making a technical amendment and procedural votes to move the bill back to the General Register**
o HF 1138 (Fischer) digital fair repair

RECESS AND RE-CONVENE IN HEARING ROOM 200, 15 MINUTES AFTER FLOOR SESSION TO AMEND AND VOTE ON:
o [PENDING REFFERAL] HF 4327 (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…




*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

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: Bill added.

HF3982 (Vang) Climate change; financial assistance grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF2823 (Huot) Rosemount; wastewater infrastructure funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF4180 (Hansen) Dry cleaner fees modified, and report to legislature modified.
*HF4311 (Hansen) Department of Agriculture, Pollution Control Agency, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Department of Health, Metropolitan Council, and University of Minnesota funding provided from clean water fund, and money appropriated.




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Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF3892 (Morrison) Women exempted from MinnesotaCare cost-sharing and premiums during postpartum period, and human services commissioner required to provide recommendations on ensuring continuous health coverage for women transitioning from medical assistance postpartum coverage.
HF3510 (Grossell) Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians; family and child services building construction funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3449 (Hassan) Minneapolis; Native American Community Clinic funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3980 (Liebling) A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing a health care response revolving account and loan program; transferring money to the health care response revolving account.

Bills may be added or removed. HF 4158 and HF309 have been removed from the agenda.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
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Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Immigration and Public Safety

Presentation on The Effect of Federal Immigration Enforcement on State Public Safety

HF 3061 (Lee) Jail authority to house federal inmates modified.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

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

HF4097 (Bernardy) - Driver's license road examinations governed, fee established, and report required.

HF3252 (Hornstein) - Transportation and evaluation related to availability of healthy food provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added or removed.

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

**Bill Removed** HF3829 (Richardson) - Motorized scooter and motorized foot scooter regulation amended.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION