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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Housing Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF964 (Bierman) Housing supports for persons with mental illnesses funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1007 (Fischer) Lead safe homes grant program created, and money appropriated
HF1506 (Hassan) Open Access Connection voice mail services for homeless and low-income populations funding provided, and money appropriated
HF2542 (Hausman) Minnesota Bond Allocation Act relating to housing bonds modified

Bills may be taken in any order.

Please contact Owen Wirth if you wish to testify on any of these bills at Owen.Wirth@House.mn or (651) 296-6970.

Bills Added
Bills Removed
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. HF 430 (Xiong, J) Veterans defense project grant funding provided

II. HF 1698 (Xiong, J) Veterans' Voices radio programming funding provided

III. HF 1601 (Mariani) John Francis Wheaton Memorial construction on State Capitol grounds funding provided

IV. HF 804 (Lesch) Data Practices Commission expiration delayed

V. HF 2084 (Fischer) Legislative Water Commission extended

More bills may be added

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 1849 (Hornstein) Domestic corporation definition expanded to include foreign corporations incorporated in or doing business in tax havens
II. HF 2429 (Loeffler) Tax effect of transactions without economic substance disallowed, and penalty imposed
III. HF 2530 (Schultz) Dividends received deduction for debt financed stock reduced

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 1207 (Olson) Independent School District No. 709, Duluth; special education formulas modified, fiscal year 2016 base adjusted, and money appropriated.

HF 1559 (Youakim) Paraprofessionals paid orientation required, paraprofessional training funding provided, and money appropriated.

Informational hearing - HF 814 (Edelson) School-linked mental health grants, section 245.4901 - Subdivision 5

HF 732 (Jurgens) School-linked mental health grants funding provided, and money appropriated. (See attached author's amendment.)

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

If you wish to testify on any of these bills please email Sarah Burt at sarah.burt@house.mn

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 637 (Morrison) Health-related professions temporary license suspensions and background checks modified.

HF 1744 (Masin): Family law mediation task force established

HF 2319 (Pinto) Human Services program integrity modified, criminal penalties created and money appropriated

HF 167 (Lee): supplemental environmental projects in conjunction with certain enforcement actions against polluters.

**bills may be added**

*if you would like to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator, Rachel Ganani, Rachel.Ganani@house.mn


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Subcommittee on Local Government

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Sandra Masin
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
The Subcommittee on Local Government will not be convening.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 12:00 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
UPDATE: The Division will convene at 6:45 pm in Room 200 this evening.

Future of Health Care Access Fund
Presentations by:
Minnesota Management and Budget: Ahna Minge, Executive Budget Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Health: Commissioner Jan Malcolm
Minnesota Department of Human Services: Commissioner Tony Lourey

County Perspectives:
Rod Franks, Director, Carver County Health and Human Services
Ross Owen, Health Strategy Director, Hennepin County




Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 12:45 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess and reconvene in room 400N SOB at 6:30 p.m.

Legacy Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Arts and Cultural Heritage bills will be added to the agenda.

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Agenda:


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. HF1369 (Christensen) - Public schools required to maintain monthly utility consumption data.

III. HF2259 (Backer) - Independent School District No. 846, Breckenridge; postsecondary enrollment options with higher education institution agreement allowed.

IV. Adjournment

More bills may be added

Attachments:

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
**BILLS MAY BE ADDED**

HF1300 (Koegel) - Month of May designated as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.
HF1285 (Moller) - Consumer-directed community supports modified, consumer-directed community support program onetime grant established, and money appropriated.
HF1543 (Dehn) - Background study set aside criteria modified.
HF2265 (Pinto) - Permanent bar modified to set aside a background study disqualification.
HF1389 (Fischer) - Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators technical changes to sections made, and health services executive licensure established.
HF2206 (Albright) - Health licensing technical changes made, and duty to warn and mental health professionals reciprocity expanded.

Bills Added

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF2427 - Bierman: Postsecondary institutions offering graduate training to concurrent enrollment course teachers, report required, and money appropriated.

II. HF2366 - Pryor: Hunger Free Campus Act established and designation requirements established, campus food shelves at Minnesota State community and technical colleges required, grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

III. HF706 - Dehn: University of Minnesota's Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach Engagement Center 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

Bills Added
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
HF 772 (Mahoney) Public building accessibility requirements modified.
HF 2181 (Sandstede) Telecommuter Forward! certification created.
HF 2068 (Sandell) School conference and activities leave modified to include an employee's grandchild.
HF 790 (Franson) Lawn mower operation categorization clarified.

**More bills may be added later**

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

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 6:30 PM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
NOTE: Meeting will be held in Room 5.

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

Each bill is allotted 5 minutes with questions.

A brief presentation from Kent Lokkesmoe, Director of Capital Investment, DNR, on the Flood Hazard Mitigation Program has been added to the agenda.

Bills Added
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 6:30 PM
Time Note: Location changed to the basement hearing room.

Legacy Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF2029 (Claflin) - South St. Paul; monument commemorating the first woman to vote in United States election funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1017 (Claflin) - Women's suffrage 100th anniversary commemorated, and money appropriated
HF2360 (Dehn) - Minneapolis; Prince mural grant funding provided, and money appropriated
HF2303 (Hansen) - Serbian Cultural Center funding provided, and money appropriated
HF2157 (Olson) - Lake Superior Zoo funding provided, and money appropriated
HF2510 (Huot) - Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1348 (Kunesh-Podein) - American Indian legacy grant program funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1347 (Kunesh-Podein) - 25-year plant updated and a second ten-year plan for arts and cultural heritage created, report required, and money appropriated
HF1942 (Urdahl) - Civics education programs funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1786 (Green) - Arts and cultural heritage fund allocations modified
HF1175 (Xiong) - The DIAL Group funding provided, and money appropriated
HF543 (Hausman) - Somali arts and cultural heritage program funding provided, and money appropriated
HF1443 (Layman) - Grand Rapids Children's Discovery Museum funding provided, and money appropriated



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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 6:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 300 South State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1135 (Marquart) Red River mediation agreement implementation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2432 (Cantrell) Lower Minnesota River Watershed District grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF584 (Sundin) Explore Minnesota Tourism funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF800 (Sundin) Beaver damage reimbursement costs provided for.
HF402 (Ecklund) Crane Lake; public-water access preparation funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF251 (Ecklund) Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park management modified.
HF1772 (Ecklund) Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park development funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1240 (Persell) Cross-country skiing fees modified.
HF2011 (Wagenius) Watershed management organizations planning requirements modified, and watershed districts modified.

*Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 , 6:45 PM

Property and Local Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Diane Loeffler
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 552 (Schultz) Elderly living facility exempted from property taxation
II. HF 834 (Lesch) Bond Allocation Act definition of a public facilities project modified
III. HF 1259 (Sandstede) Disabled veteran homestead exclusion application due date modified, and refunds provided for taxes paid in 2018 and 2019 by qualifying veterans
IV. HF 1280 (Becker-Finn) Fire protection special taxing districts authorized, and property tax levies authorized and bonds issued
V. HF 1780 (Marquart) Stronger Community Aid program created, truth in taxation process dates amended, and money appropriated
VI. HF 2286 (Loeffler) Certificates of rent paid automated system established, reporting of rent data required, data retention and classification provided, and money appropriated


Bills Added