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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
All bills will be heard on an informationally only basis. Bills may be added or removed.

HF 176 (Johnson) Chisago County; Shorewood Park Sanitary Sewer District extension to Rush Lake and treatment facility expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1447 (Johnson) Braham; water infrastructure improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 179 (Sundin) Cloquet; water infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 720 (Fischer) Birchwood; wastewater lift station funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1100 (Fredrick) Clean water funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1240 (Kresha) Randall; pipeline infrastructure replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1549 (Munson) Madison Lake; water and lighting infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1881 (Drazkowski) Zumbro Falls; wastewater collection and infrastructure improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1142 (Torkelson) Flood hazard mitigation funding provided in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1414 (Keeler) Moorhead; flood hazard mitigation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1699 (Nash) Watertown; wastewater treatment facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1700 (Nash) Carver; levee restoration funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 2051 (Morrison) Minnetonka Beach; water treatment plant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 247 (Morrison) Tonka Bay; water main replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 130 (Hansen) West St. Paul; lift station upgrades and force main replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

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.

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

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
House File 2003 (Wazlawik): Family Child Care Task Force recommendations implemented, commissioner of human services directed to include family child care provider representatives in plan development, counties required to forward communications to family child care providers, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
House File 61 (Demuth): Office of the Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers created, appointments provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
House File 1652 (Wazlawik): Licensed family child care provider funding provided to establish a peer mentoring program, reports required, and money appropriated.
**House File 5 (Pinto): COVID-19; state appropriations replaced with federal funds, child care providers public health support funds funding provided, basic sliding fee program funding provided, and money appropriated. *To be amended by DE1
House File 2112 (Pinto): Department of Human Services fiscal year 2021 forecasted childcare assistance program appropriations adjusted.

**House File 5 and the DE amendment were heard in committee on February 16th. No further public testimony will be taken at this hearing.

Agenda items may be added.



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/permrule.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 to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Jenny Nash by emailing her at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny Nash with questions about the agenda.
For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.

Public Testimony:
Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to polly.cerkvenik@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.


Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

1). Civil Legal Services--Budget Presentation
2). GAL Board --Budget Presentation
3). HF 2080 (Schultz): National criminal history record checks; compliance provided with section 6103 of the IRS Code and IRS publication 1075 for individuals with access to federal tax information and data classified
4). HF 1080 (Richardson): Nondiscrimination in access to organ transplants required, and penalties prescribed.
5). HF 592 (Christensen) classifying homeless veteran data
6). HF 1865 (Huot) removing in person appearance requirement for applications for a marriage certificate; harmless error statute sunset removed
7). HF 972 (Her) interpreter pay & reimbursement increased
8). HF 1374 (Frazier): Chief law enforcement officers required to report peace officer misconduct data to Peace Officer Standards and Training Board.

*if committee adjourns prior to completing the full agenda, bills may be added to Thursday's (3/18) or Friday's (3/19), agenda*

**Agenda items may be added, deleted and/or taken in any order.

**If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn
CLA: Anna.Borgerding@house.mn

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 Jenny with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 8:30 AM

State Government Finance and Elections

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
***Vote on HF41 by 8:55 a.m.***

HF1207 (Long) Elections; candidate permitted to request their residential address to be classified as private data when candidate has reasonable fear to safety candidate or their family.
***Vote on HF1207 by 9:15 a.m.***

HF388 (Noor) Cultural and ethnic communities leadership council governing provisions modified.
***Vote on HF388 by 9:35 a.m.***

HF1091 (Masin) Burnsville; freeway landfill and dump cleanup funded, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
***Vote on HF1091 by 9:55 a.m.***

*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

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 10:10 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler

Meeting:
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Time: 10:10am to 10:25am
Remote Hearing
This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Agenda:

I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes for March 11, 2021

IV. Calendar for the Day – March 18, 2021

V. Adjournment

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.

Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing.

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.




Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Public Utilities Commission Budget Presentation
Department of Commerce Budget Presentation
HF1879 (Lippert) - Energy qualified facility reuse and redevelopment provided, bond retirement to facilitate closed landfill solar project funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF2054 (Christensen) - Resource plans required to include efforts to minimize facility retirement worker impact.
HF XXX / BE078 (Her) Microgrid research and grant - 3/15/2021

*Bills may be added to the agenda

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

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. Do not contact Jenny about the content of this meeting.

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public who are interested in testifying must email Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure consideration. Testimony may be limited due to time constraints.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send it to Mike.Molzahn@house.mn by 3:00 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92008

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1376 (Frazier) Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.
*more items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

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:

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF900 (Keeler) Shelter resident rights and shelter provider practice task force created, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1860 (Reyer) Housing support for persons with mental illness funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1901 (Olson, L) One Roof Housing to build two dormitory-style building to house individuals experiencing homelessness funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 1416 (Hassan) has been removed from the agenda.

If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Blake.Wilcox@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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 Jenny with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Owen Wirth.

Bills Added
Bills Removed

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 10:30 AM

Human Services Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Remote Hearing
This meeting is held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Agenda:


1. HF1382 (Koegel) Long-term homelessness support service funding provided, and money appropriated.

2. HF635 (Bierman) Children's school-linked mental health grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

3. HF1437 (Hanson, J) Public assistance provisions amended.


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 Monday, March 15 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.



Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF836 (Richardson) Metropolitan landfill contingency action trust account money transferred.
HF988 (Marquart) Red River mediation agreement implementation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1233 (Christensen) Explore Minnesota Tourism funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1799 (Masin) Lower Minnesota River Watershed District funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF32 (Elkins) Electric-assisted bicycle classification and regulation modified.
*Amendments are due for all bills by 1:00pm, Monday, March 15, 2021.

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 at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing to get instructions.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 1:00pm, Monday, March 15, 2021.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 861 (Hollins) Crime victim grant program established, and money appropriated.
II. HF 478 (Feist) Courts provided guidance on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder.
III. HF 401 (Hansen) Law enforcement employee salary increase provided and technical change made, and money appropriated.

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


Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 1373 (Frazier) Minnesota education credit allowed expenses and income limits increased
II. HF 1401 (Becker-Finn) Dependent care credit amount increased
III. HF 1816 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Small business investment credit amount increased and sunset repealed
IV. HF 277 (Robbins) Research tax credit modified

If you are interested in providing testimony on any of these bills please contact the committee administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV1 and HTV2 will have live closed captioning. Video archives of 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. Do not contact her with questions about the substance of the agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Agenda items may be added or removed.

*PLEASE NOTE: The committee will recess at 2:30 PM reconvene at 5:00PM to continue the agenda. If the committee adjourns prior to completing the full agenda, bills may be added to the agenda on Thursday, March 18*

HF1204 (Wolgamott) - Minnesota 100 Club special plates established, and money appropriated.

HF2172 (Wolgamott) - School bus stop-signal arm violation fines required to be deposited into the school bus stop-signal arm camera grant account, commissioner of public safety required to make grants, and money appropriated.

HF1232 (Petersburg) - Motorcycle endorsement fees increased.

HF586 (Murphy) - Volunteer drivers receiving funding from public transit participation program clarified as not for hire.

HF964 (Hornstein) - Motor vehicle title fee transfers, mileage disclosures, driver's license photograph variances, deputy registrar fees, and vehicle registration tax due date policies changed.

HF1675 (Huot) - Agriculture special license plates established, and money appropriated.

HF1620 (Lippert) - Motor vehicle rental tax revenue allocation amended.

HF1147 (Olson) - Small city assistance program funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF1148 (Olson) - Town roads and bridges funding provided, and money appropriated.

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.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
**Bills not taken up during the 3:00 - 4:30 pm committee time will be taken up at 7:00 pm.

HF 2056 (Howard) - Prescription drug and medical supplies co-payment for chronic disease treatment limited.

HF 2083 (Lippert) - Transportation fuel carbon intensity reduction standards established, account created, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 1950 (Reyer) - Standard Nonforfeiture Law for Individual Deferred Annuities modified.

HF 832 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Lottery prize winner name made private.

HF 1913 (Elkins) - Insurance Data Security Law established.

HF 1915 (Rasmussen) - Reinsurance credit allowance modified.


Bills may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order.

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 Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing.

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/1001.htm

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003

To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 24 hours after the hearing adjourns, at adeline.miller@house.mn.

To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at adeline.miller@house.mn.

To have materials included in the members’ digital folders and posted online before committee, they must be submitted by 2:00 pm the day of the hearing.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Governor Walz Budget Presentation

Topics Covered:
1) Child and Teen check-ups
2) Federal interoperability rule compliance
3) Expand Encounter altering system
4) Background studies
Minnesota Department of Human Services

Agenda items may be added/removed.

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.


Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF1041 (Keeler) - Increase Teachers of Color Act in higher education strengthened, and student teacher grants and teacher shortage loan forgiveness provisions modified, report required, and money appropriated.

II. HF1708 (Wolgamott) - Hunger-free campus designation expanded, expiration repealed, and money appropriated.

*Agenda items 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

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 Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1200 (Richardson) Paid Family Medical Leave
Debra Fitzpatrick, Policy and Legislative Affairs Director, Children's Defense Fund-Minnesota
Mary Jo Malecha
Lauryn Schothorst, MN Chamber of Commerce
Julie Noren, co-owner of Light Dark Landscaping, Minneapolis
Kimberley Dunn Lewis, MN School Board Association
Beverly Tinney, Paraeducator
Amy Eggert, Professor

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

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 5:00 PM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 1064 (Davnie) Summer education program funding provided, and money appropriated.

A full presentation on the Governor's 2021 summer budget package occurred on 2/4, another presentation on the package occurred on 2/16 when HF 1064 (Davnie) was heard and public testimony was taken. The provisions in the DE4 from HF 4 (Hassan) were heard in committee on 1/28 and public testimony was heard; therefore, limited testimony will be taken on 3/16 for the DE4. Written testimony is welcome. Please submit written testimony to sarah.burt@house.mn by 5 pm on 3/15.

Amendments to the DE4 are due to the Committee Administrator by 5pm on Monday, March 15.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

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:

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Sen. Julie Rosen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
  1. Approval of March 2, 2021, meeting minutes.
  2. HF1107 (Murphy): PERA Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Plan; Permits the allocation of fire state aid between the SVF plan and the municipality.
  3. SF2056 (Rosen); HF2145 (Nelson, M.): State Auditor's fire relief association working group recommendations.
  4. SF1925 (Abeler); HF2192 (Heinrich):  Ramsey Fire Relief Association and Nowthen firefighters; Provides full vesting and distribution of accounts to firefighters assigned to the Nowthen fire station.
  5. SF950 (Pappas); HF407 (Nelson, M.):  MSRS; Increases the benefit for a former Dept. of Labor & Industry employee due to erroneous benefit estimate information from MSRS.
  6. Report on the LCPR Study of Postretirement Adjustments (COLAs).

VIEWING: This meeting may be viewed live on the LCPR YouTube Channel.

TESTIFYING: If you wish to testify or submit written testimony on any of the agenda items, please contact Commission Assistant Lisa Diesslin at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn by 6:00 PM on Monday, March 15, and you will receive further instructions.

ACCESSIBILITY: 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 Commission on Pensions and Retirement at lcpr@lcpr.leg.mn.

This meeting is being held in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.021, and Legislative Coordinating Commission guidelines.


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Tuesday, March 16, 2021 , 7:00 PM
Time Note: All bills heard during the regular hearing time.

Commerce Finance and Policy

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
**Bills not taken up during the 3:00 - 4:30 pm committee time will be taken up at 7:00 pm.

HF 2056 (Howard) - Prescription drug and medical supplies co-payment for chronic disease treatment limited.

HF 2083 (Lippert) - Transportation fuel carbon intensity reduction standards established, account created, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 1950 (Reyer) - Standard Nonforfeiture Law for Individual Deferred Annuities modified.

HF 832 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Lottery prize winner name made private.

HF 1913 (Elkins) - Insurance Data Security Law established.

HF 1915 (Rasmussen) - Reinsurance credit allowance modified.


Bills may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order.

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 Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing.

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/1001.htm

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003

To submit written testimony to be included in the official record, please email the Committee Administrator no later than 24 hours after the hearing adjourns, at adeline.miller@house.mn.

To request to testify orally, please email the Committee Administrator as soon as possible (no less than 24 hours ahead of time preferred) at adeline.miller@house.mn.

To have materials included in the members’ digital folders and posted online before committee, they must be submitted by 2:00 pm the day of the hearing.

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