Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius Location: 5 State Office Building Agenda:
There will be time for member discussion and public testimony on the delete all amendment to HF3502 (the Environment Finance Division’s clean water recommendations) in the morning. The Division will reconvene at 6pm to take up amendments and pass the bill.
Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties; use of the clean water legacy account authorized to support local inflow and infiltration reduction programs, and money appropriated.
Health care provisions changed relating to education plan requirements, health access program, Children's Health Insurance Reauthorization Act, long term care, asset transfers, clinics, dental benefits, prior authorization, drug formulary and administrative committees, preferred drugs, multisource drugs, health plans, claims against the state, eligibility standards, and prepaid health plans.
Chair: Rep. Tom Rukavina Location: 5 State Office Building Agenda:
HF737 (Rukavina) relating to economic development; providing certification for rehabilitation
counselors for the blind -1st on agenda
HF2849 (Norton) Minnesota and Wisconsin small business start-ups comparative study of state laws provided (Norton) - 3rd on agenda
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities reorganized, salaries adjusted, central office established, and age increased for free classes.
Criminal penalty increased for possessing dangerous weapons on school property while criminal penalty lowered for brandishing, using, or possessing replica firearms and BB guns on school property.
Waivered service living arrangements restrictions prohibited, transfer of certain clients required from group residential housing to waivered services, and group residential housing supplementary service payment rate caps modified.
Executive agency appropriations required to include proportionate reductions in expenditures on contracts, requirements provided during periods of projected deficits, and executive branch positions eliminated.
Preference created for community banks and credit unions for the state's general revenue account, state depository accounts required to be held in community banks or credit unions, and a study required of possible further use of community banks and credit unions by the state and municipalities.
Transportation economic development assistance program established, accounts and appropriating funds established, petroleum tank release cleanup fee amended, and legislative reporting required.