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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 8:00 AM

E-12 Education

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Calros Mariani
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1800 (Dettmer) Staff development goals and expenditures clarified relating to education.
HF1091 (Peterson, S) Supplemental education service providers approval rules modified.
SF646/HF504 (Hilstrom) Bullying and intimidation policies in schools required to address electronic and Internet activity.
HF748 (Hosch) Naturopathic physician-prescribed medicines authorized to be administered in schools.
HF481 (Hosch) School districts authorized to grant required course credits to students who satisfactorily complete science, math, or arts courses as part of career and technical education programs.

HF1642 (Peterson, A.) has been removed from the agenda.
HF1800 (Dettmer) has been added to the agenda.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 8:00 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF849 (Moe) Shoreland resorts development regulation provided.
HF1663 (Moe) Wild rice; genetically-engineered organisms regulation provisions modified.
HF593 (Juhnke) Public waters wetlands access restrictions modified.
HFXXXX (Scalze) Watercraft license fees.
Bills Added:
HF1750 (Hansen) Critical Areas Act of 1973 modified, and money appropriated.
HF1885 (Hansen) Invasive species emergency management provided, and money appropriated.

HF1343 (Hansen) has been removed.
HF1662 (Moe) has been removed.

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF571 (Hilstrom) Best value bill defined relating to construction contracts, and acquisition and competitive bidding provisions modified.
HF1206 (Kelliher) Early Hearing Detection and Intervention act.
HF548 (Simon) State agencies required to certify that on state employees are on recall lists and are able to perform specified services before seeking approval of certain contracts.
HF729 (Emmer) Competitive bidding contracts prohibited with companies or entities that have certain criminal or civil judgments.
HF333 (Lillie) State employees compensated for time they were not able to work due to the 2005 partial government shutdown.
HF1608 (Bigham) Secretary of State; registrations, filings, and dissolutions of certain entities regulated; fees provided; foreign limited partnership name changes regulated; and notaries public regulation provided.
HF176 (Thissen) Preservation of State Documents Act established

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 8:00 AM

Public Safety Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF767 (Dominguez) Appropriating money for an offender reentry pilot project
HF1823 (Paymar) Establishing a five year demonstration project designed to apply best practices; assembling core services currently provided separately, including housing, behavioral health, health care, employment, and community and family reengagement; appropriating money
HF684 (Paymar) Appropriating money for reimbursement to counties for costs associated with housing short term offenders
HF2133 (Olin) Appropriating money for state's share of costs of precommittment detention of persons under civil commitment law ***added to the agenda ***

HF1778 (Mullery) Has been removed from the agenda
HF492 (Haws) Has been removed from the agenda
HF457 (Gardner) Has been removed from the agenda

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 9:30 AM

Biosciences and Emerging Technology

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation by Sandia National Laboratories: Strategy Development Tools for Solving Complex Public Policy Questions

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Al Juhnke
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF774 (Dill) Bois Forte Band of Chippewa renewable energy facility feasibility grant provided, and money appropriated.
HF2051 (Beard) Biomass fuel supply depot located in Scott or LeSueur county grant provided, and money appropriated.
HF1094 (Peterson) Cellulosic ethanol producer payment program established.
HF402 (Hansen) Residential microbial pesticide applicator licensure study required.
HF2077 (Magnus) NextGen Energy Board established, renewable energy technology funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1901 (Faust) World War II veterans memorial dedication activities funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1771 (Haws) Military affairs and veterans affairs funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF1759 (Olin) and HF1936 (Wardlow) have been removed from the agenda

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Karen Clark
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1387 (Benson) Long-term homeless supportive services funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1980 (Swails) Point of use water treatment evaluation provided, and money appropriated.
HF1407 (Clark) Environmental justice mapping federal funding application required.
HF1842 (Clark) Cancer surveillance system expanded to include environmental toxicity data collection.
Removed: HF2114 (Clark)
Added: HF1980 (Swails)

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 10:00 AM

Property Tax Relief and Local Sales Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2142 (Marquart) Citizens Property Tax Relief Omnibus Bill. Property tax class rates modified, rural woodlands classification provided, seasonal recreational property tax deferral program established, market value exclusions provided, monthly payments authorized, and money appropriated
HF1819 (M. Murphy) Proctor sales taxes authorized.
HF1820 (Lieder) Crookston sales and use tax authorized.
HF1894 (Dill) Cook County local sales tax extension authorized.
HF2059 (Dill) Ely local sales and use tax authorized
HF536 (Loeffler) Energy efficient new commercial property assessed market value reduction provided.
HF2231 (Brown) Local government aid for towns ** added to agenda **
HF2242 (Marquart) Reducing the class rate on certain seasonal restaurant property ** added to agenda **

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 11:30 AM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 12:00 PM

Health Care and Human Services Finance Division

Time Changed Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Thomas Huntley
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1361 (Fritz) Deaf and hard-of-hearing mentor program funding provided for families of infants and children that have a hearing loss, and money appropriated.
HF1071 (Huntley) Hearing aid and instrument loan bank established for infants and children who are deaf or who have a hearing loss, and money appropriated.
HF707 (Thao) Dental access for persons with disabilities study required.
HF911 (Thissen) Self-directed personal supports option established, supplemental aid standard modified, and money appropriated.
HF1297 (Huntley) Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities, community service providers, and nursing facilities rate increase provided.
HF781 (Loeffler) Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility authorized, payment rate for new facilities established, and money appropriated.
HF1583 (Nelson) Intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities licensure authorized to replace one larger facility, transition period rate established, payment rate for new facilities provided, and money appropriated.

HF972 (Huntley) Removed from the agenda.

Chair: Rep. Tom Rukavina
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Discussion of electrician training programs offered in Minnesota
HF1931 (Mariani) appropriating money for the Minnesota campus compact and its postsecondary service learning, access, and opportunity initiatives
HF1383 (Moe) transferring the American Indian scholarship program; requiring an office to distribute the scholarships
HF1925 (Severson) amending the state's share of the instructional services costs for state colleges and universities
HF2053 (Mahoney) appropriating money for a summer youth program for deaf students

Additional bills may be added

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 12:30 PM

Public Safety and Civil Justice

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF270 (Howes) Removing a provision relating to termination of jurisdiction;
HF1171 (Davnie) Modifying data practices provisions in the Department of Labor and Industry;
HF1542 (Zellers) Specifying amount of methamphetamine precursor drugs that consumers may purchase;
HF1756 (Hortman) Regulating salvage certificates of title and certain vehicles being dismantled or destroyed; requiring electronic notification;
HF1895 (Gardner) Including court file copy costs in expenses paid on behalf of a person proceeding in forma pauperis;
HF2205 (Bigham) Providing for applicability of certain old sex offender provisions for crimes committed before enactment of new sex offender law;


HF1505 (Cornish) Has been removed from the agenda.
HF1041 (Abeler) Has been removed from the agenda.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 12:30 PM

Watersheds, Wetlands and Buffers Subcommittee

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 500S. State Office Building
Agenda:
HF577 (Hansen) Ditch buffer and drainage and inspection requirements modified, and money appropriated.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 2:15 PM

Capital Investment Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
Mark-up of omnibus capital investment finance bill

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 2:15 PM

Health and Human Services

Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF638 (Tinglestad) A bill for an act relating to Human Services; changing eligibility requirements for an adoption assistance program
HF1400 (Tinglestad) Adoption; genetic siblings provided information assistance regarding other siblings.
HF966 (Howes) Nurse overtime orders of compliance authorized.
HF1072 (Liebling) Mortuary science provisions modified.
HF202 (Thissen) Chemical dependency treatment fund eligibility expanded.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 2:15 PM

K-12 Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Mindy Greiling
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF810 (Swails) Gifted and talented licensure and continuing education requirements established for teachers and other staff and administrators.
HF420 (Ward) Health and physical education course requirements provided, approved local school wellness policies posted on department website, grant program established, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
HF2021 (Brynaert) Office of Educational Accountability funding provided through the University of Minnesota, measurement experts convened to consider how school performance report card data are most usefully displayed, and money appropriated.
HF1487 (Peterson, A) Independent School District No. 891, Canby, border aid provided, and money appropriated.
HF2018 (McFarlane) Educational Planning and Assessment (EPAS) program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF615 (Walker) Responsible family life and sexuality education programs provided, and money appropriated.
1081 (Kalin) Independent School District No. 138, North Branch, targeted all-day everyday kindergarten program established, and money appropriated.

Chair: Rep. Phyllis Kahn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF0083 (Hansen) Legislative auditor authorized to retain certain audit fees
SF0255 (Wergin)/HF0137 (Haws) Veteran-owned small businesses designated as targeted group businesses for purposes of awarding state and metro agency procurement contracts
HF1519 (Murphy, E) Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board appropriations provided from money received by the board from other public bodies, decennial comprehensive planning and zoning review funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1526 (Simon) Fair Campaign Practices Act complaints hearing funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1616 (Mariani) Legislative Commission to End Poverty in Minnesota by 2020 funding provided, and money appropriated

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 3:30 PM

Legislative Coordinating Commission

Location: 300S State Office Building
Agenda:
Consider joint agency and commission budget proposals.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Commerce and Labor

Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: Basement Hearing Room State Office Building
Agenda:
HF0635 (Masin) Minnesota Wireless Telephone Consumer Protection Act adopted.
HF0541 (Hilstrom) Identity theft crime definition expanded to include posing as another person for purposes of harassing or defaming.
HF1665 (Gardner) Consumer reports security freezes regulated, and fees provided.
HF1824 (Faust) Amusement ride regulation provisions modified.
HF1704 (Tillberry) Mandatory air bag replacement required for all motor vehicle collision repairs.
HF1515 (Davnie) Credit counseling and debt management services businesses regulated, and money appropriated.
HF1758 (Davnie) Financial institution access cards regulated, and security breach liability established.
HF1004 (Davnie) Predatory mortgage lending practices prohibited.
HF0931 (Mullery) Predatory mortgage lending practices prohibited, and civil and criminal penalties imposed.
HF1748 (Atkins) Residential mortgage lending licensing and education requirements modified, examination powers provided, and criminal penalty prescribed.
HF1053 (Olin) Theft of a computer that contains identity information about the owner or any other person felony penalty imposed.
HF1790 (Knuth) Commerce department license technology fees provided and account established, and money appropriated.
HF0993 (Norton) Radon control federal building codes adopted.
HF1669 (Rukavina) Amusement games permits, penalties, and inspection provided.
HF0456 (Rukavina) Minimum wage increased and indexed, training wage eliminated, and new employee notice required.
HF1958 (Atkins) Omnibus liquor bill.
Copies of this bill will be made available to the public at 8am on March 20 outside Room 578.
HF1691 (Anzelc) Omnibus gaming bill.
Amendments to this bill will be made available to the public at 8am on March 20 outside Room 578.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Early Childhood Learning Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Nora Slawik
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1056 (Slawik) Early Childhood Learning Finance Omnibus bill
Action will not be taken on the bill. This will be presentation, discussion, questions and public testimony. If anyone is interested in providing public testimony, please contact the Committee Administrator, Sara Benzkofer at 651.296.4305 or sara.benzkofer@house.mn

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at 5:30 p.m. and reconvene at 6 p.m. in 400S State Office Building

Environment and Natural Resources

Chair: Rep. Kent Eken
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1416 (Ward) Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Citizens Advisory Council established, state park permit exemption provided, and money appropriated
HF1483 (Winkler) Regional water quality protection and restoration provided, and money appropriated
HF1280 (Hortman) Diesel truck idling reduction device grants provided, and money appropriated
**ADDED**HF 2144 (Gardner) Ombudsman for water pollution education and assistance position created in the Pollution Control Agency
HF76 (Shimanski) Crow River South Fork canoe route designated
HF422 (Seifert) Redwood River designated as a canoe and boating route
HF520 (Seifert) Minnesota River Trail loop extension provided
HF1540 (Wagenius) Endocrine disruptors in waters of the state report required
HF1913 (Wagenius) Natural resources terms defined relating to native prairie restoration
HF1421 (Wagenius) Natural Resources Department easement acquisition requirements established
Game, Fish & Forestry Division Reports:
HF1417 (Juhnke) Kandiyohi County; Green Lake Eurasian water milfoil pilot project established
HF1235 (Berns) Zebra mussel control pilot program established, and money appropriated
HF1236 (Berns) Zebra mussel control pilot program established, and money appropriated

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Minnesota Heritage Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Mike Jaros
Location: 500N State Office Building
Agenda:
HF756 (Doty) National Historic Places property sale restriction repealed.
HF1660 (Jaros) St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center studies and planning activities funding provided.
HF2050 (Kahn) Minnesota Humanities Commission funding provided.
HF2068 (Jaros) Minnesota Film and TV Board funding provided.
HF2099 (Morrow) Minnesota Historical Society grant-in-aid program provided for county and local historical societies.
HF2123 (Murphy, E.) Concordia University Hmong Studies Center historical preservation grant provided.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Transportation and Transit Policy Subcommittee

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1062 (Simon) Driver education provisions modified.
HF22/SF108* (Jaros) Walter F. Mondale Drive designated.
HF1435 (Anzelc) Forest products load permissible items defined.
HF528 (Kalin) Impounded vehicle sales authorized after voluntary transfer, notice and right to reclaim contents of vehicle provided, and liability of impound lot operator established.
HF1630 (Hornstein) Pavement life-cycle cost analysis required to compare paving materials in certain highway contracts.
HF1219 (Juhnke) (re-call)

HF556 (Beard) and HF1600 (Magnus) have been removed from the agenda

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 4:00 PM

Transportation Finance Division

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Bernie Lieder
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1062 (Simon) Driver education provisions modified.
SF108/HF22 (Jaros) Walter F. Mondale Drive designated.
HF1435 (Anzelc) Forest products load permissible items defined.
HF528 (Kalin) Impounded vehicle sales authorized after voluntary transfer, notice and right to reclaim contents of vehicle provided, and liability of impound lot operator established.
HF1630 (Hornstein) Pavement life-cycle cost analysis required to compare paving materials in certain highway contracts.
HF1600 (Magnus) E85-capable vehicles' registration renewal notice required to inform owners of all service stations that provide E85 in owners area.
Bills may be added or removed
HF1219 (Juhnke) (re-call)
HF556 (Beard) Airport safety zones transfers of real property disclosure requirements clarified. Bill has been removed from the agenda.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 6:00 PM

Public Safety and Civil Justice

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Location: 500S State Office Building
Agenda:
HF93 (Mullery) Providing for parole and probation authorities to have access to certain records;
HF1625 (Hosch) Authorizing permanent orders for protection and restraining orders after multiple violations or continued threats;
HF506 (Olin) Making repeat offenders who violate domestic abuse no contact orders guilty of a felony;
HF1273 (Kranz) Providing testimonial confidentiality for certain sexual assault counselors; eliminating the "mistake of age" defense for certain criminal sexual assault offenders; enhancing penalties for certain nonconsensual sexual contact offenses committed by professionals engaged in massage or bodywork;
HF1354 (Paymar) Prohibiting mandatory polygraphs for criminal sexual conduct victims;
HF1505 (Cornish) Adding legislators as nonvoting members of the Gang and Drug Oversight Council;
HF1841 (Simon) Permitting victims of domestic abuse to terminate a lease in certain circumstances;
HF2265 (Mullery) Providing that certain violent offenders consent to on-demand searches as a condition of being released on probation, supervised release, or parole;

HF541 (Hilstrom) Has been removed from the agenda.
HF2229 (Mullery) Has been removed from the agenda.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 6:00 PM

Taxes

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF107 (Erhardt) Wagering losses treatment modified under the alternative minimum tax.
HF2076(Brod) Alternative minimum tax repealed
HF187 (Brod) Estate tax federal exemption amount conformity provided.
HF946 (Lieder) Transportation finance omnibus bill (pending Finance approval)

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 6:30 PM

Capital Investment Finance Division

Location Changed Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Continuation of mark-up of omnibus capital investment finance bill (if necessary)

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 , 6:30 PM

Health and Human Services

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1442 (Slawick) Compassionate Care of Sexual Assault Victims Act requiring hospital emergency rooms to provide emergency contraception, prophylactic antibiotics, and information to sexual assault victims.
HF1722 (Murphy, E.) Pharmacy dispensing fee modified, and report required.
HF1990 (Ruud) Adverse health care events reporting provisions modified.
HF245 (Anzelc) Adult foster care licensing requirements modified.
HF334 (Hosch) MinnesotaCare income exclusions allowed for certain medical expenses.
HF1077 (Ruud) Language interpreter services coverage required for health plan and medical assistance enrollees.
HF1831 (Thao) Interpreter services work group established relating to medical and dental settings