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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 7:30 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
NOTE: Start time has been moved to 7:30 am instead of 8:00 am. PFA Executive Director, Jeff Freeman, will walk through the newly updated PFA program priority lists from 7:30 am to 8:00 am.

NOTE: All bills will be heard on an informational only basis.

Each bill is allotted 5 minutes with questions.




Bills Added
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Meeting Minutes

III. HF2420 (Davnie) - Child care site assistance funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

IV. HF910 (Edelson) - Newborn hearing screening advisory committee expiration date extended.

V. HF2474 (Claflin) - Child care economic grant program created, and money appropriated.

VI. HF2201 (Her) - St. Paul; creating college savings accounts at birth grant funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

VII. HF2195 (Pryor) - Early care and education program requirements governed including quality rating and improvement system, implementation outreach, universal identified requirements, and data practices evaluation; early care and education coordination task force established; technical changes made; and money appropriated.

VIII. HF2575 (Pinto) - Children and family services provisions modified, and money appropriated. (Minnesota Department of Human Services Budget Bill)

IX. Adjournment

Please note the Chair intends for the Division to reconvene at 5:30PM in State Office Building Room 400 North.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 414 (Stephenson) Business competitive grant funding provided, and money appropriated
HF 1184 (Koegel) Relating to economic development; appropriating money for redevelopment grants and demolition loans
HF 1185 (Claflin) Relating to economic development; appropriating money to the Minnesota job creation fund
HF 1186 (Stephenson) Relating to economic development; appropriating money to the Minnesota investment fund
HF 1781 (Mahoney) Minnesota investment fund use modified, 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 2105 (Lee) Minneapolis; outdoor performance venue funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 2106 (Lee) Minneapolis; outdoor performance venue funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 2143 (Kresha) Morrison County; C.A. Weyerhaeuser Museum funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 2164 (Bierman) Lakeville; Ames Arena improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.


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


Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. HF 1975 (Nelson) State solicitation process and best final offer modified

II. HF 2056 (Freiberg) State solicitation process modified

III. HF 1974 (Nelson) Outdated budget-related language updated

IV. HF 1935 (Nelson) Administrative law judge salaries modified

V. HF 1607 (Claflin) Velodrome for track cycling funding provided

VI. HF 1428 (Dehn) Secretary of State attorney fees awarded in Minnesota Voter Alliance v. Mansky

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1993 (Huot) Volunteer firefighters and EMTs tax credit established
II. HF 2035 (Brand) Prepared food donation tax credit provided
III. HF 1763 (Marquart) Taxpayer receipt established, and money appropriated.

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 9:30 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Meeting:
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
9:30 AM to 9:45 AM
5 State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes for March 14, 2019

IV. Calendar for the Day for March 21, 2019

V. Proposed amendments to the Temporary Rules:

- Proposed amendment to Rule 2.05
- Proposed amendment to Rule 3.33

VI. Adjournment


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
The meeting is anticipated to last until 11:45 AM.

** Bill added: HF 2237 (Fischer) Noxious weed control funding
HF 484 (Dettmer) Metropolitan ag preserve expiration modified
HF 2344 (Vang) Urban agriculture grant funding provided, and money appropriated
HF 1608 (Brand) Center for Rural Policy and Development grant funding
HF 18 (Fabian)/HF 93 (Grossell) Wolf/elk depredation funding
HF 1630 (Tabke) Wolf-livestock conflict prevention grant pilot program
HF 857 (Green) Wild turkey depredation
HF 1136 (Hamilton) Agriculture research, education, extension, and technology transfer funding
**Bill added: HF 1351 (Poppe) Spark ignition motor fuel wholesalers and retailers technical assistance and appropriate technology and promotional program

Please contact nancy.conley@house.mn if you want to testify. Due to the full agenda, comments will need to be limited to 2 minutes or less.

NOTE: HF 2200 (Poppe) Governor's Ag Budget bill (informational) has been rescheduled on Thursday, March 21.

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 194 (Murphy) Special education funding increased for school districts, tuition bill backs to resident school districts reduced, and local optional revenue and operating referendum revenue added to general education revenue for charter schools.

HF 1162 (Wolgamott) Special education funding increased.

HF 1879 (Loeffler) Unreimbursed special education costs state fund created, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 1025 (Carlson, L) Forecasted positive general fund balances required to be allocated to restore special education aid payment percentage.

More bills may be added and the agenda order may change.

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: If necessary, the committee will recess and reconvene in Capitol 120 at 4:30 p.m.

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF2126 (Carlson) - Net zero emissions project established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2358 (Christensen) - Solar photovoltaic device installation in state parks funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2022 (Bierman) - Electric vehicle charging stations installation in state parks required, and money appropriated.

Bills will be added to the agenda.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: Committee may continue meeting as late as 12:30 p.m., if necessary.

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF1397 (Freiberg)
Daylight saving time effective year-round provided upon federal authorization.

HF2112 (Vang)
Industrial hemp expedited rulemaking authorized.

HF1968 (Hornstein)
State employees with disabilities provisions modified, working group created, and report required.

HF1962 (Nelson)
Legislature accessibility measures working group establishment; accessibility standards for technology legislature compliance requirement and appropriation

HF2249 (Gomez)
Cosmetology; regulation of salon and salon managers for licensed practitioners who only provide eyelash extensions requirements repealed.

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 may be added or removed from the agenda or taken in any order. Bills may be carried over from the previous meeting and/or carry over to the following meeting.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 769 (Carlson)

HF 300 (Pinto)
• Pinto

HF 495 (Noor)

*If you wish to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani: Rachel.ganani@house.mn


Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 12:45 PM
Time Note: **If necessary, the division will reconvene at 5:00pm in Room 5 State Office Building.

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Agenda Change: Bill added, bill removed and please see notes below.

Governor’s Recommendations for Board of Water and Soil Resources
HF838 (Sandstede) Forest and bioeconomy research funding provided, and money appropriated.
*HF1321 (Sandstede) Minerals and water research funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF675 (Bernardy) Aquatic invasive species grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1885 (Morrison) Watercraft surcharge increased, and invasive special research account created and receipts dedicated.
HF1299 (Lippert) Forest nursery sale provisions modified, forest carbon sequestration goal established, tree planting provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2015 (Lislegard) Emerald ash borer control response program established, and money appropriated.
HF1586 (Becker-Finn) State land conveyance requirements modified, land added to and deleted from state parks, state land sale authorized, and rustic road access allowed for timber harvesting.
HF1928 (Hansen) Clean Water fund funding provided, and money appropriated.

***NOTE: House File 1928 (Hansen) will be heard at 5:00pm. A Delete-All amendment to House File 1928 (Hansen) will be posted shortly after 3:00pm on Monday, March 18, 2019. The chair has designated that amendments to amendments on this bill must be pre-filed by 7:00pm, Monday March 18, 2019.

*Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Market Stability Options
Presentations by:
Minnesota Department of Health, Commissioner Jan Malcolm
Minnesota Department of Commerce, Commissioner Steve Kelley
Minnesota Department of Human Services, Commissioner Tony Lourey
Minnesota Department of Revenue, Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly

HF1239 (Wagenius) Health commissioner directed to test for contaminants in surface water used as drinking water, identification and implementation of source water protection strategies required, health commissioner directed to adopt health risk limits for certain substances, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF733 (Tabke) Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, and money appropriated.
HF840 (Lien) Medical assistance adult dental coverage expanded to include periodontal disease nonsurgical treatment.
HF1985 (Hornstein) Fluoride varnish application for high-risk children medical assistance coverage expanded.
HF2415 (Moran) Community health worker medical assistance coverage modified, doula services medical assistance reimbursement rates modified, high-risk pregnancies integrated care permanent grant program established, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF1421 (Daniels) Close-captioned television required in certain circumstances, and money appropriated.

House HHS will re-convene at the call of the chair after House HHS Policy in Room 200 if needed. Bills may be added or removed.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
CANCELLED

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:

*Bills may be added or removed*

The committee will recess and reconvene in the same room at 5:30 PM to complete business.

HF171 (Koznick) and HF98 (Mann) will be presented jointly.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
Bills may be taken in any order.

HF 622 (Wolgamott) Real estate broker and licensee advertising requirements modified.

HF 685 (Elkins) Clinic facility fee disclosure required. (Per the chief clerk's office, the Committee will take action on the senate companion, SF 131 (Draheim), because SF 131 was given third reading in the Senate, passed, and then submitted to the House)

HF 1373 (Elkins) Medicare coverage supplemental federal conforming changes made.

HF 1578 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Credit union conversion, merger, or consolidation supermajority requirements eliminated.

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

Written testimony and handouts can be included in member packets if 100 copies are delivered to 503 State Office Building by NOON on Monday, 3/18/19.

Please note that public testimony will be limited to no more than TWO MINUTES each.



Attachments:

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
MEETING CANCELED

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 2:30 PM
Time Note: **The meeting will continue without recess until the agenda is completed**

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1269 (Cantrell) - Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, primary care residency expansion grants modified, practicum incentive payments established, mental health training program developed, and money appropriated.
HF1256 (Cantrell) - Adult foster care and community residential setting license capacity modified, and various provisions governing home and community-based services modified.
HF1516 (Acomb) - Home care providers provisions modified.
HF1221 (Sandell) - Hennepin County; commissioner of human services directed to allow medical assistance waiver customized living services provider to transfer capacity to up to three other housing services.
HF1254 (Considine) - Medical assistance coverage modified for community-based care coordination to include tribes.
HF478 (Urdahl) - Firefighter post-traumatic stress disorder grants established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF925 (Davids) - Epinephrine auto-injectors use by individuals who complete a training program authorized.
HF2252 (Koznick) - Nonemergency Medical Transportation Advisory Committee membership modified.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

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

I. HF0993 - Pryor: Workforce development scholarships modified, and money appropriated.

II. HF2363 - Moller: Education debt relief grant funding provided, 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

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF613 (Huot) Rosemount Armory funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
HF731 (Brand) Motor vehicles and watercraft tax and fee exemption for disabled veterans provided
HF942 (Gunther) Martin County veterans memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
HF1471 (Bierman) World War I Minnesota veterans plaque authorized to be placed in Capitol grounds court of honor
HF1740 (Huot) Capitol flag program for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty established
HF1773 (Dettmer) Minnesota Medal of Honor Commemorative Memorial construction funding provided
HF2025 (Kresha) Morrison County; Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated

Bill Added:
HF2144 (Kresha) Camp Ripley Military Museum grant funding provided, and money appropriated

Bills may be taken in any order.

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: G-3 State Capitol
Agenda:
  1. Approval of the March 12, 2019, meeting minutes.

    Carried over from the March 12, 2019, meeting:
  2. HF2373 (Murphy, by req.); SF2491 (Rosen): State Auditor's Volunteer Fire Relief Association Working Group bill.
  3. Revised LCPR19-030: Implementing the recommendations of the Fire State Aid Work Group.

    New items:
  4. HF2310 (Sundin); SF2366 (Rarick): PERA Statewide Volunteer Fire Plan; Authorizing the termination of plan participation and coverage; distribution of benefits.  
  5. HFxxxx; SF2584 (Revisor #19-4692): PERA Phased Retirement Program; Eliminate sunset and annual renewal requirement.
  6. HF2598 (Freiberg); SF2490 (Jasinski): PERA; Revising the City of Minneapolis municipal contribution related to the former Minneapolis firefighters and police relief associations.
  7. HF549 (Dettmer); SF1444 (Anderson, B.): PERA; Military service credit purchase provisions.
     
  8. HFxxxx; SF2583 (Revisor #19-4622): MSRS administrative bill.
     
  9. Fossil fuel investments:
    • The State Board of Investment’s approach to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policy, including climate change investment risk and other topics: Mansco Perry, Executive Director, State Board of Investment.
    • HF2329 (Long); SF2276 (Pappas): State Board of Investment; Mandating a report on the risks posed by fossil fuel investments.
    • HF2294 (Long); SF2277 (Pappas): Requiring the State Board of Investment to divest fossil fuel investments.
       

**If you would like to testify, please contact Lisa Diesslin (lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn or 651-296-6806) BEFORE the meeting.**

Meeting documents will be posted as they become available.

LCPR19-030 Staff Memo
H2310/S2366 Staff MemoAmendment H2310-1A
Revisor #19-4692 Staff Memo
H2598/S2490 Staff Memo
H0549/S1444 Staff MemoAmendment H0549-1A
H2329/S2276 Staff Memo
H2294/S2277 Staff Memo


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Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: 500S State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Continued discussion of possible options for agreement on a Conference Committee Report

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 5:30 PM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Evening portion of the agenda has been canceled.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 5:30 PM

Legislative Budget Office Oversight Commission

Chair: Rep. Vogel
Location: 120 State Capitol
Agenda:

I.  Welcome and introductions
II. Review and approve previous meeting minutes
     a. October 30, 2018
     b. December 19, 2018
III. Election of 2019-2020 chair and vice chair
IV. Legislative Budget Office update
V.  Discussion on uniform standards and procedures
VI. Future meetings topics/discussion
VII. Other items as determined by the chair


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