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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Corrections Division

Chair: Rep. John Considine
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
OMNIBUS VEHICLE:
HF 1948 (Considine) Correctional officers and inmates in state correctional facilities mental health pilot program established, report required, and money appropriated.

BILLS IN THE OMNIBUS DELETE ALL AMENDMENT
HF 733 (Tabke) Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, and money appropriated.
HF 1020 (Zerwas) Jail inmate transfer provisions modified.
HF 493 (Zerwas) State correctional institution administrative and disciplinary segregation use guidelines established, and report required.
HF 339 (Zerwas) Criminal gang investigative date retention extended.
HF 2010 (Considine) Local correctional officer discipline procedures act established.
HF 1399 (Considine) Ombudsman for corrections reestablished, ombudsman powers and duties established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF 1315 (Considine) Correctional officers position increase funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1948 (Considine) Correctional officers and inmates in state correctional facilities mental health pilot program established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF 1575 (Sandell) Jails authorized to share inmate mental illness information with a local county social services agency.
HF 1237 (Winkler) State and local jail and prison inmates required to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons, and state and counties prohibited form contracting with private prisons.

OTHER BILLS ON THE AGENDA:
HF 2128 (Mariani) Indeterminate Sentence Release Board established, and report required.
HF 2127 (Christensen) Correctional facilities and jail body scanners defined and exempted from Health Department law, opiate antagonist administration by correctional facility employees authorized, Fugitive Apprehension Units authority to do general law enforcement clarified, Department of Corrections medical director authorized to make health care decisions for inmates lacking capacity and placed in an outside facility on conditional medical release, and Department of Corrections billing to counties for juvenile confinements amended.


Bills Added

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Housing Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
***Bill added to agenda***

HF1571 (Howard) Manufactured home parks closure or modification procedures modified
HF1574 (Hornstein) State's investment maximized, displacement prevented, and rental housing projects financed at least in part by the Housing Finance Agency required to be affordable for at least 30 years
HF1918 (Her) Infirmity of tenant termination of lease established
HF1972 (Hassan) Tenant notice of grounds for eviction required before action brought
HF2017 (Howard) Manufactured home park relocation trust fund changes made
HF 2273 (Her) Housing tax credits allocation requirements and limitations repealed

***HF2017 has been added to the agenda.***

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

Please contact Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@house.mn or (651) 296-6970 if you would like to testify on any of these bills.

The meeting will resume in room 400 North of the State Office Building at 6:30 PM if the agenda is not completed during the regularly scheduled division meeting.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. State Arts Board, Governor's recommended budget change level requests

II. Board of Accountancy, Governor's recommended budget change level requests

III. Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design, Governor's recommended budget change level requests

IV. HF 1812 (Jurgens) Mighty Ducks grant funding provided


Bills Added
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Public testimony on HF 2125.

If you would like to testify please contact the committee administrator, Nathan Jesson, at nathan.jesson@house.mn. Please note that HF 2125 does not include changes to the gas tax and health care related tax items.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 9:30 AM

Legislative Audit Commission - Audit Subcommittee

Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
Location: G-23 State Capitol
Agenda:

Release special review, Child Care Assistance Program: Assessment of Fraud Allegations



Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:

HF 2207 (Davnie) A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for prekindergarten through grade 12 education including general education, education excellence, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, libraries, early childhood and family support, community education, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, and state agencies; appropriating money.

Presentations from Kate Lynne Snyder & Dr. Tom Melcher

More bills may be added.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy

Chair: Rep. John Persell
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1509 - Brand: Minnesota River site-specific eutrophication standard establishment and implementation funding provided, and money appropriated.

II. HF 1963 - Winkler: Chisago County; Interstate Park renamed.

III. HF 2220 - Davnie: Minnesota Outdoor Recreation Office established, and money appropriated.

IV. HF 2276 - Wazlawik: Trichloroethylene banned in products and for use in manufacturing processes.

V. HF 1845 - Hasnen: Wastewater treatment plant operator certification rules amendment required.

VI. HF 2011 - Wagenius: Watershed management organizations planning requirements modified, and watershed districts modified.

*Bills may be added to the agenda and order may change.*

If you wish to testify, please contact Sean Herring at sean.herring@house.mn

Bills Added
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 724 (Cantrell): parentage of woman who provides donated ova clarified...

HF 932 (Moller) Emergency contacts disclosure on driver's license applications authorized

HF 1140 (Lesch) establishing requirements for gestational carrier contracts

HF 1050 (Moran) Child foster care and background studies governing provisions modified.

HF 2379 (Brand) modifying policy provisions governing direct care and treatment

HF 2397 (Pryor) modifying policy provisions governing children and families services

*we will run long if necessary to finish our agenda. We will recess by 11:45 am*

*If you would like to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn; members of the public will be asked to limit their testimony to 2 minutes each**

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Subcommittee on Elections

Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF1855 (Schultz)
Redistricting commission adoption of congressional and legislative district boundaries following federal census established, and constitutional amendment proposed.

HF1603 (Dehn)
Mail balloting authorized in any town or city with fewer than 400 registered voters.
H1603DE1

PLEASE NOTE: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 11:30 AM
Time Note: The committee will meet over the lunch break from 11:30-12:35 in 120 Capitol. In the event of an added session day on Wednesday, we will break and return. If the agenda is still not completed by 12:35, the committee will recess and reconvene in the Basement hearing room in the State Office Building from 1:00-2:15 PM.

Ways and Means

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF286 (Hornstein) Rail carrier minimum crew size required
HF 1731 (Daudt) Veterinary prescription monitoring program established, controlled substance veterinary prescriptions (pending referral from Judiciary on Monday)

Bills Added
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 12:00 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF376 (Sundin) Willow River, Pine City, Cromwell, and Aitkin; existing broadband network funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1137 (Kresha) Broadband grant program funding provided, and money appropriated
HF615 (Gunther) Rapidan Township; federal disaster assistance reimbursement provided, and money appropriated
HF1460 (Claflin) South St. Paul; Concord Street corridor infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1043 (Cantrell) Housing support rates modified, and money appropriated.
HF2033 (Lippert) Recovery community organization grants funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1961 (Lippert) Community action grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1659 (Schultz) Sexually exploited youth and youth at risk shelter, services, and other activities funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1602 (Moran) Parent Support grants funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Legacy Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF516 (Urdahl) - Public television immigration project funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF517 (Urdahl) - Public television grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1338 (Wazlawik) - Minnesota Public Radio funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1341 (Wazlawik) - Water safety granting program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF958 (Hausman) - Falcon Heights; Bell Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1823 (Xiong) - Hmong Museum grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1482 (Urdahl) - Native American Tourism of Minnesota grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

The first three bills on the agenda have already had informational hearings. We will take no more than 5 minutes each to move and lay them over for possible inclusion.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Gender Based Violence Prevention Day

Regularly Scheduled Meeting Time: 12:45 PM in Capitol 120
HF 530 (Johnson) Domestic abuse prevention program for veterans and their families funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1014 (Moller) Criminal sexual conduct in the first degree clarified.
HF 734 (Gomez) Sex offense statute of limitations eliminated
HF 480 (O'Neill) Criminal sexual conduct definitions amended, criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles, affirmative defenses to criminal sexual conduct charges eliminated, and statute of limitations removed for felony criminal sexual offenses.

Evening Hearing Time: 6:45 PM in Capitol 120
HF 341 (Mariani) Criminal sexual conduct; invasion of privacy crimes involving minors maximum penalty increased and predatory offender registration required; child pornography offense penalties increased; written justification for court-imposed stays of adjudication for sex offenses required; persons in positions of authority over juveniles and peace officers engaging in sexual activity with those in custody offenses expanded; voluntary relationship defense eliminated; and nonconsensual, intentional touching of another person's clothes buttock exclusion eliminated.
HF 901 (Pinto) Domestic abuse no contact order violations added to the list of conduct that can be admitted into evidence.
HF 560 (Pinto) Harassment and stalking crimes clarified.
HF 1209 (Edelson) Predatory offender status notice to a home care provider required.
HF 1850 (Edelson) Supplemental nonprofit security grant program extended, and money appropriated.
HF 1421 (Daniels) Close-captioned television required in certain circumstances, and money appropriated.
HF 1520 (Sandstede) 911 dispatchers required to be trained to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction, monitoring and enforcement provided, civil immunity established, and money appropriated.
HF 1273 (Marquart) Emergency management readiness grants for local planning and preparedness efforts funding provided, report required, and money appropriated
HF 2351 (Brand) Dimethyltryptamine manufacture added as controlled substance crime.
HF 1408 (Koegel) Relating to public safety; authorizingpeace officers to issue citations based on report from work zone flagger;prohibiting wireless communications device use in work zones
HF 563 (Moran) Heaven's Law created, commissioner of human services directed to report to the legislature on information sharing in interstate child protection investigations, investigation into a future interstate compact on child protection data required, information required to be requested as part of an assessment or investigation, and consideration required of past maltreatment to determine investigations.
HF 1909 (Lesch) Direct shippers of wine regulation; sales and use, liquor gross receipts, and excise taxes imposition; licensing and reporting requirements; data classification; bootlegging prohibition
HF 717 (Mariani) Cannabis task force created, report required, and money appropriated.
HF 2128 (Mariani) Indeterminate Sentence Release Board established, and report required.

Procedural Motion: The following House Files are to be returned to Ways and Means with a recommendation to be re-referred to Capital Investment:
HF 1159 (Lislegard) Northeast Regional Corrections Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1459 (Bahner) Maple Grove North Metro Range expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
HF 1075 (Gunther) Martin County justice center renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 773 (Koegel) Blaine regional public safety training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 668 (Dehn) Minneapolis Emergency Operations Center and Fire Training Facility expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 101 (Sundin) Cloquet Area Fire District funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

*Bills May Be Added To The Agenda*


Bills Added

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: ****COMMITTEE IS IN RECESS*** ***TIME CHANGE: Committee will reconvene at the call of the chair, approximately 6:45 p.m. (not 6:30, as previously posted) The Committee will hear HF 551 (Liebling) and HF 3 (Liebling) upon reconvening. All other bills were taken up during regular committee time.

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
Liquor

***Bill removed: HF 1033 (Mariani) St. Paul; authorized to issue off-sale intoxicating liquor license to specific hotel.

HF 2433 (Lillie) A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying a temporary license for the Twin Cities Marathon; amending Laws 1999, chapter 202, section 13, as amended. (formerly posted as HF XXXX. Bill will be heard and laid over)

HF 2422 (Anderson) A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying on-sale license issuance for bowling centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 340A.404, subdivision 1. (formerly posted as HF XXXX. Bill will be heard and laid over)

HF 453 (Anderson) Off-sale alcoholic beverages sales excluded in food handler license fee. (bill was previously heard and laid over; motion will be to re-refer to Ways & Means with a recommendation to the Agriculture Finance Division due to the fiscal cost of the bill)

HF 1909 (Lesch) Wine direct shippers regulated; sales and use taxes, liquor gross receipts taxes, and excise taxes on direct shipments of wine imposed; licensing and required reports provided; data classification provided; and bootlegging prohibited. (bill was previously heard and laid over; motion will be to re-refer to Ways & Means with a recommendation to the Public Safety Finance Division due to the fiscal cost of the bill)

HF 2290 (Carlson, A.) Metropolitan airports commission (MAC) authority to set on-sale liquor hours. (pending introduction and referral) This is the vehicle for the Omnibus Liquor Bill, and the DE amendment of the language of the Omnibus Liquor Bill is posted below.

Healthcare

HF 2009 (Cantrell) Health plan companies and commissioner of human services prohibited from requiring enrollees to follow metastatic cancer step therapy protocols.

HF 533 (Schultz) Nonprofit health care entity conversion transactions review and approval by attorney general required, all net earnings of a nonprofit health maintenance organization required to be used for nonprofit purposes, and moratorium on conversion transactions extended.

HF 551 (Liebling) Managed care and county-based purchasing plan network access standards established based on appointment wait times. (pending re-referral)

HF 3 (Liebling) MinnesotaCare; human services and commerce commissioners required to seek federal waivers to permit individuals whose income is greater than the income limit to purchase coverage through a MinnesotaCare purchase option, and legislative proposal required.

***HF 1718 (Baker) was removed from the agenda because the provisions related to Commerce are being removed.

Other

***Bill added: HF 994 (Davids) Venture SE Minnesota Diversification revolving loan program created, and money appropriated.


***Bills may be removed***

Bills may be taken in any order.

If you would like to provide handouts, testify in person, or provide written testimony, please email BOTH the committee legislative assistant: Aimee.Vue@house.mn AND the committee administrator: Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn

Please note that public testimony will be limited to no more than TWO MINUTES each.
Written testimony and handouts can be included in member packets if 100 copies are delivered to 503 State Office Building by Tuesday, 3/12/19.

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order
II. Begin Mark-Up of H1711DE1 (Omnibus Bill)
III. Adjournment
More bills may be added


Due to the lengthy time we have allotted for testimony on Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12, there will be very limited testimony taken on amendments.

Attachments:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at approximately 4:00PM if necessary and reconvene at approximately 6:45PM in the same room to continue deliberation of bills.

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
**BILLS MAY BE ADDED**

*Bill added to original posting: HF1883 (Kotyza-Witthuhn)*

HF1898 (Hassan) - Skin lightening creams containing mercury health danger public awareness campaign created, and money appropriated.
HF1388 (Hornstein) - AIDS drug assistance program coverage modified.
HF1049 (Cantrell) - Mobile food shelf grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF1883 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Foster care student enrollment in school required, and foster youth school enrollment report required.
HF1658 (Richardson) - Licensed foster home providers liability insurance coverage expanded.
HF1542 (Richardson) - Homeless youth allowed to obtain vital records without fees, identification card issuance to homeless youth provided, homeless youth state training and systems alignment task force established, and money appropriated.
HF1041 (Poston) - Ectodermal dysplasias treatment coverage required.
HF785 (Zerwas) - Health licensing boards; emeritus dental licensure created, residency general practice requirements clarified, and technical changes made.
HF2185 (Edelson) - Disability services policy provisions modified.
HF2306 (Edelson) - Housing and behavioral health policy provisions modified. (See HF2060, Articles 1, 3)
HF2334 (Moran) - Health care administration policy provisions modified. (See HF2060, Article 2)


Bills Added

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
***Agenda Updated***

I. HF 0225 - Nelson: North Hennepin Community College asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

II. HF 0226 - Nelson: North Hennepin Community College asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

III. HF 0520 - Daniels: South Central College asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

IV. HF 1610 - Pryor: University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development building replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

V. *** HF 1424 - Stephenson: Student loan ombudsperson established, student loan servicer licensure required, student loan servicing practices prohibited, and report required. *** (Pending referral)

VI. HF 1844 - Howard: Office of Higher Education informing intellectually and developmentally disabled students of postsecondary education options required, Minnesota Independence College and Community funding provided, and money appropriated.

VII. HF 1895 - Bierman: Career and technical education licensure continuing education program established, report required, and money appropriated.

*Bills may be added to the agenda and order may change.*

If you wish to testify, please contact Sean Herring at sean.herring@house.mn

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: The committee is expected to recess at 4pm and reconvene at 7pm in Room 10 to take up HF 2274 and any other bills that were not finished in the regular meeting time.

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF 1241 (Mahoney) Minnesota Call Center Jobs Act
HF 2313 (Mahoney) Labor and industry; housekeeping changes made.
HF 557 (Mann) Physician-patient relationship protected by prohibiting noncompete agreements.
HF 2000 (Lee) Contractors obtaining workforce and equal pay certificates required.
HF 2001 (Cantrell) Workforce certificates of compliance applying equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors ensured.
HF 2311 (Sundin) Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted.

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


Bills Added

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 6:30 PM
Time Note: 6:30 pm or at the call of the chair. Committee may continue meeting past 10 pm.

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: 300N
Agenda:
*The order of the bills may change. Bills may be added or removed from the agenda. Bills may be carried over from the previous meeting and/or carried over to the next committee meeting. Links under Bills for each bill will be added as soon as available.

HF1500 (Winkler)
Noncompliant driver's license or identification card requirements modified and related changes made, including eligibility, proof of lawful presence, primary and secondary documentation, discrimination, voter registration, and data practices; technical changes made; and money appropriated.

HF142 (Lesch)
Counties required to provide pay differential to employees while mobilized in the United States military's reserve component.
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billnum.asp?billnumber=hf142
Link under "Bills" will be added when available.

HF2434 (Lillie)
Predatory offender registration provisions amended, Statewide Emergency Communication Board provisions modified, and wheelchair securement device requirements modified.

HF1381 (Kunesh-Podein)
Community solutions for healthy child development grant program established, and money appropriated.

HF1287 (Fischer)
Parenting with disability support services pilot projects; establishes an advisory committee.

HF1258 (Moran)
Childhood trauma-informed policy task force established; may move to second deadline though pending Senate action this week.

HF2318 (Masin)
Family law mediation task force established.

HF511 (Elkins)
Plastic bags and similar items prohibition on local ordinances repealed.

BILLS REMOVED:
HF1934 (Gomez)
Community Corrections Act subsidy increased, and money appropriated.
HF1404 (Lesch)
Establishing a Legislative Commission on Intelligence and Technology.

PLEASE NOTE: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

Bills Added

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 6:45 PM

Property and Local Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Diane Loeffler
Location: 300 South State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1104 (Lien) Border city enterprise zone permanent tax reduction authority provided
II. HF 1458 (Sandstede) Local government aid; city aid formula sparsity factor modified
III. HF 1599 (Sandstede) Floodwood local government aid increased, and local government aid appropriation increased
IV. HF 969 (Murphy) Local government aid adjustments provided
V. HF 1131 (Kiel) Local government aid formula amended
VI. HF 949 (Hansen) Lilydale; local government aid onetime adjustment provided
VII. HF 461 (Hansen) West St. Paul; local government aid for onetime and temporary payment increase
VIII. HF 2031 (Hertaus) Local government aid; city aid program modified
IX. HF 1213 (Marquart) Mahnomen County onetime grants funding provided, and money appropriated
X. HF 416 (Poppe) Austin state aid; penalty forgiveness provided
XI. HF 904 (Kresha) Flensburg; 2017 city aid penalty forgiveness provided, and money appropriated

The order that bills are heard in is subject to change

Bills Added
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 , 7:00 PM

Labor

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 2001 (Cantrell) Workforce certificates of compliance applying equally to in-state and out-of-state contractors ensured.
HF 2274 (Claflin) Weekly hours worked required for overtime compensation modified.
**Other bills may be added to the agenda**

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