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Monday, March 17, 2008

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Monday, March 17, 2008
Monday, March 17, 2008 , 8:00 AM


Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: 200 State Office Building
HF3138 (Bigham) State labor contracts ratified.
HF3868 (Lieder) Compressed natural gas excise tax transitional rate corrected.
HF2783 (Swails) P-20 education partnership established.
HF3090 (Morrow) Department of Transportation position provisions modified.
HF3312 (Olin) Drainage system repair fund modified to maximum amount allowed.
HF2941 (Hausman) University of Minnesota funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF3569 (Rukavina) University of Minnesota directed to study workers' health including lung health, and money appropriated.
HF2877 (Paymar) Disarming a peace officer crime established.
HF1625 (Hosch) Order of protection and restraining order durations extended after multiple violations or continued threats.
HF2906 (Paymar) Dangerous dogs regulating provisions changed.

Bills removed: HF3876 & HF3132

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 9:30 AM

Transportation Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Bernie Lieder
Location: 5 State Office Building
Governor's budget recommendations
HF3964 (Magnus) Transportation appropriations reduced, surcharge deleted, and technical change made relating to driver examination requirements.

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 12:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 2:15 PM
Time Note: Committee will recess at 3:45 p.m. and reconvene in the Basement Hearing Room at 6 p.m.

Energy Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Bill Hilty
Location: 200 State Office Building
HF995 (Hilty) Peak Oil; Governor memorialized, by resolution, to take action to prepare a plan of response and preparation to meet the challenges of Peak Oil.
HF3195 (Knuth) Greenhouse gas emission cap and trade program principles established, studies required, and money appropriated. (Pending referral)

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 2:15 PM


Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Department of Revenue's presentation of the Governor's tax related budget recommendations
HF3967 (Simpson) Various tax provisions modified; tax refund, withholding, and subtraction changes made; tax system and association created; adjustments provided, federal conforming changes made, and money appropriated.

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Commerce and Labor

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: 500 South
HF3783/SF3467 (Atkins) Insurance fees, coverages, contracts, filings, and forms regulated, financial planners, real estate appraisers, domestic mutual insurance companies, and collection agencies regulated, and technical and clarifying changes made
HF3774/SF3214 (Dominguez) Minnesota Residential Mortgage Originator and Servicer Licensing Act application clarified, and insurer investment authority clarified
HF 3612/SF3396 (Davnie) Minnesota Subprime Foreclosure Deferment Act of 2008 provisions provided

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 5 State Office Building
A preview of the governor's supplemental budget on Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness
Steve Nelson, Department of Human Services
Commissioner Alice Seagren, Department of Education
Tricia Grimes, Office of Higher Education
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
Richard Pfutzenreuter, University of Minnesota
Department of Employment and Economic Development

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 10 State Office Building
HF3292 (Dittrich) School trust fund lands management provided, school trust fund land return improvements provided, Permanent School Fund Advisory Committee mission redefined, and report provided.
HF3625 (Hansen) Natural resources administrative sites sales proceeds disposition provided, and money appropriated.
HF3550 (Hansen) Viral hemorrhagic septicemia control provided, and rulemaking authorized.
HF3429 (Hansen) Administrative penalty orders provided, civil penalties provided, implementation plan required, and rulemaking exemption provided.
HF3627 (Dill) Vermilion Highlands Wildlife Management Area shooting sports facilities funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3032 (Dill) Critical habitat private sector matching account and outdoor recreation system modified; state parks, forests, and recreation areas modified; state land sales and conveyances provided; and 30-year leases authorized for wind energy projects.
HF2998 (Koenen) Free lifetime state park permits authorized for totally and permanently disabled veterans.
HF2777 (Gardner) Solid waste management tax revenue disposition modified.
HF3540 (Gardner) Waste Management Act modified, principles established, construction and demolition waste recycling required, standards set, greenhouse gas offset project eligibility established, decline of phone directory allowed, and ordinance required.

HF2527 (Moe), HF3997 (Bunn), HF3898 (Dill) and HF3273 (Eken) have been removed.

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Deb Hilstrom
Location: Basement State Office Building
HF4014(Fritz) Steele County; Nursing home and assisted living facility and related asset transfer authorized to nonprofit corporations and acquisition of membership interest in nonprofit corporations. (Pending re-referral)
HF1813 (Ozment) County comprehensive plans required to consider natural heritage data, development limited in greater Minnesota, and priority provisions required in certain county and city comprehensive plans.

HF2789/SF 2379* (Dill) has been removed from the agenda.

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Minnesota Heritage Finance Division

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Mike Jaros
Location: 500N State Office Building
HF2706 (Doty) Camp Ripley military museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2895 (Loeffler) Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission funding provided for the celebration of Minnesota's 150th anniversary of statehood and money appropriated.
HF3356 (Moe) Explore Minnesota Tourism rental lodging study required, definitions created, and report required.
HF4063 (Jaros) A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing the Indian Affairs Council to conduct meetings by telephone or by electronic means; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 3.922, by adding a subdivision.

Monday, March 17, 2008 , 6:00 PM

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Thomas Huntley
Location: 5 State Office Building
HF3391 (Huntley) Affordable, comprehensive health care reform

Bills removed from the agenda:
HF3390 (Loeffler)