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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Thursday, March 21, 2013

Capital Investment

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
*** Bill added ***
HF 110 (Ward) Brainerd; city civic center accessibility improvements grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Informational-only hearings on:
HF320 (McNamar) School energy conservation revolving loan program established, school districts permitted to repay energy conservation loans from levies made without voter approval, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF273 (Persell) Department of Natural Resources school trust land acquisition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF682 (Fischer) Groundwater monitoring wells funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 556 (Davids) Chatfield Center for the Arts funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF 1596 (Davids) National Trout Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: The committee will reconvene at 4 p.m. in 200 SOB.

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF826 (Davnie) Safe and supportive schools provided for, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated. - pending referral

Attachments:

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: We will be continuing in room 5 at 4 p.m. or 15 minutes after session, whichever comes later.

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
Informational hearing on the report from the Office of the Legislative Auditor on Special Education.

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: ***The committee will reconvene at 6 p.m. in the Basement Hearing Room to complete the day's agenda, if necessary*** Both those in support and those in opposition will receive 20 minutes each. Please plan testimony accordingly. ***The 24-hour amendment rule is waived for HF 950, but please get amendments in as promptly as possible***

Health and Human Services Finance

Chair: Rep. Tom Huntley
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF588 (Atkins) Hospital staffing report required, and study on nurse staffing levels and patient outcomes required.
HF950 (Nelson) Family child care providers collective bargaining authorized (Pending re-referral from Gov Ops)
HF1142 (Moran) Minnesota Families and Children Assistance Program Act created, MFIP and child care assistance programs modified, commissioner provided directions, revisor instructed to change terminology, and money appropriated
HF362 (Halverson) MFIP child care assistance modified.
HF430 (Hortman) Family economic security act created, minimum wage rate increased, child care assistance modified, new child care tax credit provided, working family tax credit expanded, and money appropriated.
HF1114 (Abeler) Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, and vendors of chemical dependency treatment service provisions modified.

To sign up to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Lucy Morgan at lucy.morgan@house.mn.

Bills Removed
Attachments:

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: Committee will recess and reconvene in the evening at 5:30 p.m. or one-half hour after the Civil Law Committee adjourns (whichever is later).

Public Safety Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
POST Board budget presentation
Private Detective Board budget presentation
Note: HF 1030, 1206, and HF1556 have been removed from the agenda because they have not been referred to Public Safety. HF 1030 may be heard on Friday, 3/22.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: Bills may be added to the agenda

Transportation Finance

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 5 State Office Building

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: Please note the time and room changes from regular meetings.

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 300N State Office Building
Agenda:
- HF573 and all of the elections bills have already passed through various policy committees so the goal for discussion at this meeting is to focus on fiscal issues that impact committee accounts.
- HF136 and HF334 have already been heard - no additional testimony or amendments will be taken.
- No action will be taken on HF 1184 and will focus on language items not already covered in agency overviews.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: Meeting is canceled.

Agriculture Policy

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 5 State Office Building

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Please check back for further updates to the schedule.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Informational hearing on HF996 (Green) Small business investment tax credit modified.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: Committee will begin at 3:30PM or Immediately Following Session.

Civil Law

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building

Bills Added
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: We will be continuing in room 5 at 4 p.m. or 15 minutes after session, whichever comes later.

Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Continuing bills to be laid over from morning agenda

Thursday, March 21, 2013 , 5:30 PM

Subcommittee on Employee Relations

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: 300S State Office Building
Agenda:

Review/approval of collective bargaining agreements
• Minnesota Government Engineering Council
• Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty

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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time Note: The committee is scheduled to reconvene 15 minutes after session ends or 6 PM, whichever is earlier.

Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 300 North State Office Building

Bills Added
Attachments: