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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 9:30 AM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 9:40 AM
Time Note: Hearing will begin at 9:40am or 5 minutes after session goes into recess.

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler

Meeting:
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Time: 9:40am to 9:50am OR 5 minutes after session goes into recess
Remote Hearing
This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01

Agenda:

I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes for March 18, 2021

IV. Calendar for the Day – March 25, 2021

V. Adjournment

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Members of the public who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at will.blauvelt@house.mn. Please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Governor’s Budget Recommendations for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92007

Public Testimony:
• Members of the public with questions about this process may email committee staff at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn
• Written testimony may be submitted. If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 1:00pm, Monday, March 22, 2021.

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 167 (Stephenson) Presentence investigation and written report requirement modified.

II. HF 290 (Edelson) Felony drive-by shooting clarified.

III. HF 41 (Frazier) COVID-19; emergency paid sick leave provided to health care employees excluded from Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

IV. HF1691 (Hornstein) Crimes motivated by bias reporting expanded; crimes of assault, property damage, and harassment motivated by bias amended; Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training required to update training in recognizing, responding to, and reporting bias crimes; and money appropriated.

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Jamael.Lundy@house.mn one hour before the committee start time. Public Testimony may be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92023

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 1335 (Her) Income tax rates and brackets modified

If you are interested in providing testimony on this bill, please contact the committee administrator at: nathan.jesson@house.mn no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged.

This remote may be viewed via the House webcast page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE HTV1 and HTV2 will have live closed captioning. Video archives of HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Do not contact her with questions about the substance of the agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.


Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 1:00 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Agenda items and bills may be added or removed. Bills will be heard on an informational only basis.

HF1637 (Hausman) - Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Chicago (TCMC) passenger rail funding provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
HF1109 (Murphy) - Minneapolis and Duluth; high-speed passenger rail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF31 (Elkins) - Telework activity funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF272 (Elkins) - Motor vehicle registration self-service kiosk pilot program authorized, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1713 (West) - Motor vehicle rental fee revenue allocation modified.
HF2295 (Bernardy) - Work zone safety pilot program established, report required, and money appropriated.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Written testimony is encouraged and will be accepted by emailing john.howe@house.mn. Written testimony is entered into the committee’s record, shared with committee members, and posted to the committee’s webpage.

Materials related to this meeting are available online: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/home/92028

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to House Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
-Presentation & Discussion: "The Economic Cost of Systemic Racism & the Minnesota Solution" by Dr. Bruce Corrie
-Dept. of Commerce, Temporary Commissioner Grace Arnold
-Legal Services Advocacy Project, Ron Elwood
-Minnesota Asset Building Coalition, Anna Odegaard

-HF 2146 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Minnesota Council on Economic Education grants provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion. Items may be taken up in any order.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

*NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. PLEASE DO NOT contact Jenny regarding agenda items, testimony, or the substance of the hearing.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Any meeting documents will be posted on the House Commerce committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92003

If you have questions about this hearing, please email the Committee Administrator at adeline.miller@house.mn.


Bills Added

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
UPDATE: We will focus on the DHS Sections on Tuesday, 3/23 of the Governor's budget (HF2128) and the MDH/Licensing Boards section of the budget on Wednesday, 3/24.

HF2128 (Liebling) Health care, human services, and licensing and background study provisions modified; health and human services budget established; technical and conforming changes made; money transferred; and money appropriated.

Agenda items may be added/removed.

HF2128 is the Governor/'s budget in the Health Committee's jurisdiction. The language of the Governor's supplemental budget will be available Monday afternoon and heard on Tuesday. Members of the public who are interested in testifying should contact Patrick McQuillan at patrick.mcquillan@house.mn by 3 pm on Monday, March 22nd and let him know which sections of the bill you would like to speak to. Testimony will begin on Tuesday, March 22nd and may continue on Wednesday, March 23rd. Testimony will be limited to two minutes. Written testimony will be accepted.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/docs/HmNgjtZ_KkKBF3cKO2DXmw.pdf

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Health Finance and Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92011.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. For other questions, please contact Patrick McQuillan (patrick.mcquillan@house.mn).

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote meetings to be held that are accessible to the public. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.


Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 3:00 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
*Agenda Updated*

I. HF993 (Bernardy) - Office of Higher Education, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic funding and policy changes provided; student aid programs modified; direct admission pilot program created; reports required; and money appropriated.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 2284 (Berg) Carbon monoxide alarm requirements for hotel and lodging houses modified.
Leslie L. Lienemann

HF 2253 (Sundin) Workers Comp Advisory Council Recommendations
Commissioner Roslyn Robertson, DLI

Governor's DLI Budget and Supplemental Budget Request Overview
Commissioner Roslyn Robertson, DLI

If you would like to testify please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn at least three hours prior to the start of the hearing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Agenda Changed
Chair: Sen. Julie Rosen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
  1. Approval of March 16, 2021, meeting minutes
  2. SF1303 (Pappas); HF1459 (Nelson, M.): St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association (SPTRFA); Delays the employee contribution rate increase and makes administrative changes.
  3. SF2098 (Pratt); HF2188 (Mortensen): MSRS Correctional; Transfers one state employee's service credit from the general plan to the correctional plan.
  4. LCPR21-024 (Rev. 3/21): MSRS Unclassified; Extends the grandfather provision for the use of factors effective in 2016 in computing annuities for retirees who are at least age 63 or have at least 26 years of service.
  5. SF1993 (Howe); HF2163 (O'Driscoll): PERA; Extends the time period for purchasing service credit for periods of federally protected military service leave.
  6. LCPR21-023: Revises the requirement for bills drafted by commission staff for agencies and pension systems.
  7. SF609 (Goggin); HF419 (Drazkowski): Modifies the allocation formula for supplemental state aid paid to relief associations and the PERA Statewide Volunteer Firefighter Plan.

***SF1434 (Mathews); HF671 (Mekeland) was removed from the agenda.


VIEWING: This meeting may be viewed live on the LCPR YouTube Channel.

TESTIFYING: If you wish to testify or submit written testimony on any of the agenda items, please contact Lisa Diesslin at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn by 6:00 PM on Monday, March 22, and you will receive further instructions.

ACCESSIBILITY: To provide feedback on digital accessibility of meeting information, please submit comments through the Minnesota Legislature Accessibility & Usability Comment Form. To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or contact the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement at lcpr@lcpr.leg.mn.

This meeting is being held in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 13D.021, and Legislative Coordinating Commission guidelines.


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Tuesday, March 23, 2021 , 5:00 PM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
-Presentation of Governor’s revised budget recommendations for FY22-23
-Adoption of House Budget Resolution for FY22-23 (BUDRES01)

• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at chris.mccall@house.mn.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways and Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029