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Friday, March 12, 2021

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Friday, March 12, 2021
Friday, March 12, 2021 , 8:00 AM

Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

Chair: David Hartwell
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

This meeting will include review of the updated ML 2021/FY 2022 February forecast. 

Public Comments for this meeting must be made in writing.  If you would like to submit a written comment, please send it to Amanda Schnabel at amanda.schnabel@lsohc.leg.mn by 4pm Thursday, March 11, 2021.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpJfIRbmwRZ0N8BuzQtf0IQ/?guided_help_flow=5
https://www.facebook.com/LegislativeCoordinatingCommission

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings please contact Amanda Schnabel at:

 amanda.schnabel@lsohc.leg.mn or 651-284-6430

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access.

Notice:  This meeting is being held in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means; Conditions and Minnesota Statute 13D.04 Notice of Meetings.


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Friday, March 12, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: Bills Added. Bill Removed.

HF1896 (Morrison) Watercraft surcharge increased, and invasive species research account created and receipts dedicated.
*HF1874 (Acomb) Regional parks and trails funding provided, and money appropriated.
*HF936 (Lippert) Soil health cost-sharing program established, and money appropriated.
*HF932 (Fischer) Water quality and storage program established, report required, and money appropriated.
**Amendments are due for all bills by Thursday, 8:30am, March 11, 2021.

HF1491 (Hansen) has been removed from the agenda.

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 NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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 Adam.Kopel@house.mn by 5:00pm, Thursday, March 11, 2021
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 8:30am, Thursday, March 11, 2021


Bills Removed
Attachments:

Friday, March 12, 2021 , 8:30 AM
Time Note: ***Note: the hearing will run from 8:30 a.m. to no later than 12 noon.***

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1481 (Olson, L) Duluth; Seaway Port Authority modified to allow for creation of a nonprofit.

HF1947 (Olson, L) Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center enacting language modified.

HF961 (Ecklund) Supervisory law enforcement unit added.

HF2173 (Nelson, M) A bill for an act relating to lobbyists; modifying lobbyist registration and reporting.

HF1671 (Nelson, M) County competitive bidding modified.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.
**Amendment deadline has been extended to 5 pm, the business day before the hearing.**

TESTIFYING: If you would like to testify or submit written testimony, please email the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability and emailed to the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Elections Committee webpage https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

ACCESSIBILITY: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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

Friday, March 12, 2021 , 10:00 AM

Legislative Salary Council

Chair: Deborah Olson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
  1. Approve minutes of February 26, 2021 meeting
  2. Overview of comparison data
  3. Council discussion and determination of salary amount and draft report
  4. Next steps

The remote meeting may be viewed live via the LCC YouTube Channel.

Notice: This meeting is being held in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021; Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.

To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or contact the Legislative Coordinating Commission at lcc@lcc.leg.mn.


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Friday, March 12, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Friday, March 12, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01


Agenda:

1. HF1200 (Richardson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated. *Pending Rereferral*

2. HF1151 (Agbaje) Child welfare provisions modified, Minnesota African American family Preservation Act established, criminal penalties provided, report required, and money appropriated.

3. HF1532 (Frederick) Human services community supports provisions modified.


Agenda items may be added or removed.


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/1001.htm

Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at Yingya.Vang@House.mn

If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Thursday, March 11 and you will be provided with further instructions. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.


Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1181 (Bernardy) Higher education policy changes made, including student access restrictions to transcripts, grant and loan program modifications, school accountability provisions, and college savings plants.
Nekey Oliver, Office of Higher Ed
Megan Fitzgibbon, Office of Higher Ed

HF 762 (Mekeland) Transfer of funds from contract recovery fund prohibited outside of stated purpose.
David Shaffer, Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association

HF 803 (Sundin) Building and construction contract requirements modified and clarified.
Patrick Lee-O'Halloran, TLLO Law, Construction Attorney
Tamara Sundby, GTS HVAC, Inc.
Jim Cownie, MnDOT Deputy Chief Counsel
Laura Ziegler, Associated General Contractors of MN
Connie Armstrong, McGough Construction Co.
Cameron Boyd, General Counsel, Metropolitan Airports Commission

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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

Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Police Policy Reform Day

I. HF 1378 (Becker-Finn) Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe requirements to exercise concurrent state law enforcement jurisdictional authority modified.
II. HF 1762 (Hollins) No-knock search warrants regulated
III. HF 1686 (Hanson) Mental health crisis team referrals required via 911 system.
IV. HF 464 (Lucero) Peace officer duty to report excessive force incidents to chief law enforcement officer established.


Bills may still be added to this agenda.

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Jamael.Lundy@house.mn one hour before the committee start time. Public Testimony may be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92023


Friday, March 12, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF1081 (Richardson) - Commissioner of education reporting requirements clarified, and obsolete language removed. (The DE Amendment to this bill will be the Education Policy Omnibus Bill)

Amendments to HF 1081

*Public testimony on the Education Policy Omnibus Bill is being taken on 3/10/2021. No further public testimony will be taken on 3/12/2021.*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Friday, March 12, 2021 , 1:00 PM
Time Note: This hearing will be extended from 1-4:30 PM.

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF970 (Vang) Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, health professional education loan forgiveness program provisions modified, mental health professional licensing board requirements modified, mental health provider continuing education requirements modified, mental health practitioner requirements modified, clinical trainee supervision and traditional healing practices added to children's mental health grant eligible services, Culturally Informed and Culturally Responsive Mental Health Task Force established, human services and health commissioners instructed to convene working groups, reports required, and money appropriated. (Pending re-referral)
HF644 (Lee) Environmental permit violation recovered money disposition provided. (Pending re-referral)
HF8 (Liebling) Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
HF1576 (Bahner) Pharmacy benefit managers prohibited from contractually restricting pharmacies from discussing reimbursement amount to enrollees or health carriers. (Pending re-referral)
HF1016 (Marquart) Nurse licensed by a border state exempted from obtaining a Minnesota license when providing aftercare.
HF2121 (Huot) MDH Housekeeping Bill (BILL ADDED)
HF568 (Mekeland) Emergency medical personnel authorized to provide emergency medical care to police dogs without veterinary medicine license.
HF1559 (Rasmusson) Adoption provisions modified, safe place for newborn provisions added, child welfare program provisions modified, and Northstar kinship assistance provisions modified. (Pending re-referral)

Agenda items may be added/removed.

Members of the public interested in testifying on should email Patrick McQuillan at Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn by 1 pm on Thusday, March 11th. Testimony will be limited to two minutes per person. Written testimony will be accepted.

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

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. 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.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. For other questions, please contact Patrick McQuillan (patrick.mcquillan@house.mn).

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.



Bills Added

Friday, March 12, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
3:00 - 4:30PM

Please Note: This hearing will take place outside of the standing meeting time and day for the Transportation Finance & Policy Committee.

HF927 (Koegel) - Manufactured home certificates of title governing provisions modified.

HF____(Hollins) See attached language coded MB040

HF1682 (Hornstein) - Transportation department funding provided for aeronautics purposes, and money appropriated.

HF1683 (Hornstein) - Cross-references corrected.

HF779 (Frederick) - Commissioners in eminent domain actions requirements modified.

HF782 (Frederick) - School bus inspection criteria modified.

Bills may be added or removed.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you are interested in providing oral testimony on a scheduled bill, please contact the committee administrator at john.howe@house.mn by 5:00 p.m. the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged and will be accepted by emailing john.howe@house.mn. Written testimony is entered into the committee’s record, shared with committee members, and posted to the committee’s webpage.

Materials related to this meeting are available online: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92028

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to House Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.