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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 8:15 AM

Civil Law and Data Practices

Chair: Rep. Peggy Scott
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1586 (Hoppe) Assertions of patent infringement in bad faith prohibited, and court authorized to consider factors of evidence of whether an assertion of patent infringement in bad faith or good faith has been made.

HF 2866 (McNamara) Invasive special control provided, wild rice license requirements modified, streamlined review of plans and regulations provided, civil penalties provided and modified, and report required.

HF 2641 (Smith) Tax debt included as debt that is covered under debt settlement services regulation.

HF 2954 (Loon) Motor vehicle distribution unfair practices regulated.

**Please note testimony on HF 2866 (McNamara) will be limited to the civil law portions of the bill**



Bills Added
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 8:15 AM
Time Note: If necessary, the committee will reconvene at 5 p.m. in the Basement Hearing Room if the agenda is not completed.

Education Innovation Policy

Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
Bills may be taken in any order. Bills may be added.


***If necessary, the committee will reconvene at 5 p.m. in the Basement Hearing Room if the agenda is not completed during scheduled time***

***If you are interested in testifying, please contact Tom Brennan at tom.brennan@house.mn with the number of the bill you plan on testifying for***


Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 8:15 AM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance

Chair: Rep. Denny McNamara
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Supplemental budget request presentations from MPCA and DNR

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 8:15 AM

State Government Finance

Chair: Rep. Sarah Anderson
Location: 200 State Office Building

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 10:15 AM

Agriculture Policy

Chair: Rep. Paul Anderson
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Farm Credit and Economic Outlook presentation


Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 10:15 AM

Government Operations and Elections Policy

Chair: Rep. Tim Sanders
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
Please note that the agenda has changed.

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 10:15 AM

Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance

Chair: Rep. Tony Cornish
Location: 10 State Office Building

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 10:15 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Greg Davids
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3463 (Davids) Middle class family tax reductions provided, loopholes closed, tax fairness provided, and money appropriated.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 12:45 PM

Capital Investment

Chair: Chris Swedzinski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation by Glensheen on their 2016 bonding request

Presentation by the city of Champlin on the Champlin Mill Pond bonding request

Presentation on the Marshall Emergency response and Industrial Training Center

Presentation on the Big Lake area Sanitary District

Presentation on the Hugo storm water handling projects

Presentation by the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority on their 2016 bonding requests

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 12:45 PM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Shared Time Revenue

World's Best Workforce Legislative Report

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance

Chair: Rep. Matt Dean
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation of MN Department of Health bonding request.

Presentation of MN Department of Human Services bonding requests.

If you would like to testify on HF 2394, HF 2395 or HF 2776, please contact Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant, at chris.stolarzyk@house.mn

*HF 2776 (Baker) is informational only.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 2:45 PM

Commerce and Regulatory Reform

Chair: Rep. Joe Hoppe
Location: Basement Hearing Room

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 2:45 PM
Time Note: The committee will recess at 4:30 pm and reconvene in Room 200 at 6:45 pm.

Health and Human Services Reform

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Tara Mack
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Additional bills may be added.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 2:45 PM

Higher Education Policy and Finance

Chair: Rep. Bud Nornes
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Higher Education Policy and Finance

Chair: Rep. Bud Nornes


Meeting:
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
2:45 PM to 4:30 PM
5 State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. MHEC Chair Senator David Pearce

V. HF2590 (Green)
No-net-gain policy for state acquisition of real property established.

VI. HF2591 (Green)
State acquisition of real property in fee approval required.

VII. HF3237 (Nornes)
Higher education provision technical and policy changes made.

VIII. OHE Commissioner Larry Pogemiller:
OHE Update
Governor’s Recommendation




Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 2:45 PM
Time Note: Due to the volume of interest in testifying on the bills posted, Chair Hackbarth respectfully requests that ALL individuals who would like to testify to any of the bills listed submit their names IN ADVANCE to Committee Legislative Assistant Claire Leiter at Claire.Leiter@house.mn for inclusion on the agenda.

Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy

Chair: Rep. Tom Hackbarth
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3382 (Hackbarth) - turkey stamp and related revenues eliminated.

HF3458 (Erickson) - relating to outdoor recreation; economic development; establishing a Lake Mille Lacs Area economic relief program.

The Committee will be taking action on bills listed.

***Additional bills may be added.***

If you would like to testify on any of the bills posted, please contact Committee Legislative Assistant Claire Leiter at Claire.Leiter@house.mn.

Bills Added
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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Water Commission

Chair: Rep. Paul Torkelson
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
AGENDA
1. Approval of minutes from the February 18, 2016 meeting
2. Director's report & administrative actions
3. Report to the Legislature: Definitions and Thresholds for Negative Impacts to Surface Waters, plus stakeholder responses
Presenters: Jason Moecklel, DNR, and various stakeholders
4. Discussion of pending legislation, as needed
5. Other business as approved by the Chair

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 , 5:30 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Tim O'Driscoll
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bill(s) Removed

HFxxxx (Anzelc); SFxxxx (Revisor #16-6859): Coleraine and Bovey Fire Relief Associations consolidation date change.
HFxxxx (Hornstein/Thissen); SFxxxx (Revisor #16-6647): MSRS; Fairview Hospital privatized employees; revising the treatment for employees who return to public service.
HFxxxx (O'Driscoll); SFxxxx (LCPR16-033): PERA; Increase minimum annual and monthly salary thresholds for membership eligibility.
HF2560 (Zerwas); SFxxxx: PERA-P&F; Authorize payment of duty disability benefits and benefit recalculation for former Fridley police officer.
HF1919 (Daniels); SF1972 (Lourey): MSRS-General; Authorize purchases of prior service credit for Rule of 90 eligibility, former Department of Corrections Correction Counselor 1 Trainees.
HF3351 (Theis); SF2890 (Pederson): PERA, MnSCU-IRAP; Service credit purchase; St. Cloud State University employee.
HF3422 (Knoblach); SFxxxx: TRA, MnSCU-IRAP; Authorize MnSCU employee to repay refund and elect prospective/retroactive TRA coverage.

*To testify, please contact Lisa Diesslin at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn*
**Click on "For more agenda information" below for links to draft legislation and staff memos**

Removed:
HF3136 (Thissen); SF2853 (Pappas): Laborers union supplemental pension plan contribution maximum increase.
HFxxxx; SFxxxx (LCPR16-030): MSRS-Correctional; Transfer of prior general plan service credit and retirement annuity adjustment for Department of Corrections retiree.

For more agenda information, click here