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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

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Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 8:00 AM

Governmental Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3891 (Loeffler) Minnesota Milestones goals and indicators in budget preparation incorporated, Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy and a working group established, and Sesquicentennial Commission additional duties provided.
HF3435 (Hosch) Children's mental health, and miscellaneous provisions amended, and technical changes made.
HF3807 (Hortman) Whistleblower additional protection provided to state executive branch employees.
HF3224 (Gunther) Boiler operation licensing procedures changed, and rulemaking authorized.
HF3913 (Gunther) Minnesota Boxing Commission name changed, penalties provided, jurisdiction extended, and rulemaking authorized.
HF3665 (Sailer) Local public pension plan employees and officers required to report unlawful actions.
HF3672 (Severson) Korean War Armistice Day designated for July 27.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 8:00 AM

Public Safety Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2787 (Mullery) Private actions on behalf of one or more persons alleging unlawful business
HF3132 (Mullery) Animal fighting provisions changed
HF3498 (Berns) Firefighter Training and Education Board member compensation authorized
HF3505 (Bigham) Predatory offenders required to register prohibited from accessing and using social networking websites
HF3863 (Thissen) Official traffic control camera device automatic enforcement authorized
HF3257 (Loeffler) Allowing a person facing civil commitment to chose to be confined in correctional facilities while petition is being adjudicated

Chair: Rep. Al Juhnke
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF4027 (Sailer) Waste pesticide collection program modified. (pending re-referral)
HF2987 (Juhnke) Biodiesel definition modified, minimum content increased, tiered content goal created, and notice, proposal, and recommendations to the legislature required, and money appropriated. (pending re-referral)
HF2942 (Juhnke) Livestock investment grant program created and money appropriated.
HF2631 (Urdahl) Dairy investment matching grants provided; money appropriated.
HF4075 (Olin) Cattle herd requirements within certain areas provided, Board of Animal Health funding provided for the buyout of cattle herds in certain areas, and money appropriated.

Chair: Rep. Karen Clark
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2100 (Clark) Bisphenol-A and phthalates or replacement chemicals prohibited in children's products and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency authorized to participate in a multistate clearinghouse.
HF3592 (Thao) Health care interpreter roster and registry development required.
HF3199 (Loeffler) Minnesota supplemental aid shelter needy provisions modified to include persons moving out of corporate foster settings. (Pending re-referral)

HF3371 (Tingelstad) has been removed from the agenda

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 10:00 AM

Taxes

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF4103 (Lenczewski) A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the treatment of foreign income and operations under the corporation franchise tax; authorizing grants; eliminating foreign operating corporations; reducing the corporate franchise tax rate; repealing the job opportunity building zone, the international economic development zone, and biotechnology and health sciences industry zone programs; repealing the airline industry job credit, the research credit, and the bovine testing credit; repealing the corporate alternative minimum tax; appropriating money.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 10:30 AM
Time Note: The Committee will recess at 11:30 and reconvene immediately after session in room 300N.

Public Safety and Civil Justice

Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Location: 200, State Office Building
Agenda:
HF635 (Masin) Minnesota Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act adopted;
HF1239 (Simon) Sexual abuse against a minor civil actions limitation period modified;
HF3146 (Hilstrom) Social Security number collection and use restrictions modified;
HF3371 (Tingelstad) Birth record access allowed to adopted persons;
HF3572 (Smith) Furniture Fire Safety Act repealed;
HF3610 (Loeffler) Medical debt information regulated;
HF3612 (Davnie) Minnesota Subprime Foreclosure Deferment Act of 2008 provisions provided;
HF4012 (Mullery) Minnesota Subprime Foreclosure Extension Act provided.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 12:00 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Tom Rukavina
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1780 (Marquart) providing for disclosure of certain information
HF3566 (Nelson) adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council
Discussion of 21st Century Minerals Fund

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 12:30 PM

Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Deb Hilstrom
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2789/SF2379* (Dill) Eminent domain displaced business reestablishment costs limitation
HF3821 (Clark) Minneapolis; Tax increment financing district duration extended, increment distribution provided, and neighborhood revitalization program governance structure changes limited.
HF3915 (Murphy, M.) St. Louis County civil service pilot project provided.

HF3441 (Bigham) has been removed from the agenda.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 1:00 PM

Commerce and Labor

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: 500N State Office Building
Agenda:
HF934 (Clark) Polybrominated diphenyl ether manufacture and sale restricted
HF4007 (Atkins) Beer kegs purchase and receipt by scrap metal dealers regulated
HF3477 (Gardner) Lending practices and default regulation provided relating to manufactured housing

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 2:15 PM

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Nora Slawik
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2555 (Slawik) Early childhood learning finance supplemental budget bill

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 2:15 PM

Energy Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Bill Hilty
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3661 (Hilty) Greenhouse gas emission reduction coordinated process created.
HF2959 (Johnson) Broadband service mapping project and inventory funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2351 (Johnson) State video franchising impact study required.
HF3366 (Eken) Petrofund program modified.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 2:15 PM

K-12 Finance Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Mindy Greiling
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2475 (Greiling) K-12 Education Finance Supplemental Budget Bill

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 , 4:00 PM

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Thomas Huntley
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3901 (Fritz) Steele County; Nursing home bed moratorium exception provided.
HF3147 (Fritz) Working group created to study access to emergency mental health services.
HF3955 (Thissen) Community-based care promoted for older adults through establishment of a community consortiums, and coverage provided for costs associated with physical activities for home and community-based waiver programs for persons with disabilities.
HF3636 (Hosch) Modifying the phase-in of rebased nursing facility operating cost payment rates.

HF2493 (Clark) has been removed from the agenda