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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Capital Investment Division

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
NOTE: All bills will be heard on an informational only basis. Each bill is allotted 5 minutes with questions.

Bills may be added or removed.

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
I. Call to Order

II. HF1653 (Hassan) - Northstar Care for Children child under the age of six benefits modified.

III. Education Finance Division Report; HF2610 (Pinto) - School readiness aid modified.
The Chair intends to offer a DE amendment to HF2610, which will serve as the Education Finance Division Report.
The amendment will be posted to the Division website and sent to the email list serve on Monday, March 25.

IV. Health and Human Services Finance Division Report; HF1801 (Pinto) - Revisor of statutes recodifying of day care facilities' rules and statues instructed.
The Chair intends to offer a DE amendment to HF1801, which will serve as the Health and Human Services Finance Division Report.
The amendment will be posted to the Division website and sent to the email list serve on Monday, March 25.

V. Adjournment

The Chair intends to reconvene in State Office Building Room 400 North at 6PM to complete walk-through of and public testimony on the Division Reports.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 8:00 AM
Time Note: The committee is expected to recess at 9:30 AM and reconvene later that evening, time and location is TBD, to take up HF 5, HF 6, and HF 11

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 119 (Sundin) Helmets to Hard hats
HF 975 (Richardson) Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing funding provided
HF 1091 (Noor) Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Learn to Earn/Teen Teamworks youth employment program funding provided
HF 1860 (Hansen) Meatpacking worker terms clarified, notification in other than English and Spanish languages provided
HF 2151 (Gunther) Entrepreneurial development funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF 1253 (Stephenson) Barriers to employment for people with mental illness report required, and money appropriated.
HF 2235 (Mahoney) Minnesota investment fund and job creation fund funded projects' required wage levels modified.





Bills Added

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 8:00 AM

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
I. HF 2533 (Bernardy) Office on the Economic Status of Women funding provided

II. HF 2018 (Tabke) Pari-mutuel Racing Commission licensing, reporting requirements modified

III. HF 893 (Huot) Certified public accounting practice provisions modified


More bills may be added.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 8:00 AM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 293 (Lien) Lawful gambling combined net receipts rates adjusted
II. HF 294 (Dettmer) Gambling exemption for purchases of equipment provided
III. HF 1302 (Davids) Corporate franchise tax application to captive insurance companies clarified
IV. HF 1486 (Davids) Taxation; federal audit adjustment reporting requirements provided, and technical changes made

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 9:30 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler
Location: 400N State Office Building
Agenda:
Rules and Legislative Administration
Chair: Rep. Ryan Winkler


Meeting:
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
9:30 AM to 9:45 AM
400N State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes of March 21, 2019

IV. Calendar for the Day for March 28, 2019

V. Adjournment


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
The meeting time is extended to 11:45 AM if necessary to complete the agenda.

HF 2572 (Brand) Agricultural best management practice loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1084 (Petersburg) Local food promotion and education event funding provided
HF 453 (Anderson) Off-sale alcoholic beverages sales excluded in food handler license fee
HF 759 (Hansen) Donated venison processing reimbursement increased
HF 2573 (Hansen) Emerging farmer outreach coordinator

Note: Other bills may be added.

**Bill Removed: HF 2248 (Vang) Industrial hemp definition modified, and voluntary hemp certification program established and HF 2134 (Erickson) Adaptive farm equipment loan program.
**Chronic Wasting Disease discussion moved to Thursday

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 824 (Kunesh-Podein) Increase Teachers of Color Act funding provided, seeking to double American Indian teacher and teachers of color, reports required, and money appropriated. (see amendment)

HF 2195 (Pryor) Early care and education program requirements governed including quality rating and improvement system, implementation outreach, universal identified requirements, and data practices evaluation; early care and education coordination task force established; technical changes made; and money appropriated.

HF 566 (Wazlawik) School safety assessment teams required, and money appropriated.

HF 16 (Urdahl) Small school revenue calculation modified.

HF 1148 (Christensen) Energy conservation revolving loan fund established in schools, and money appropriated.


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

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: The committee will recess and reconvene in 120 Capitol at 4:30 p.m. to take public testimony on the DE.

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
The committee will walk through the DE for a finance bill (HF 1833).

Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: *Committee may continue meeting as late as 12:30 pm and/or reconvene at the call of the chair, if necessary.

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF3 (Liebling)
OneCare Buy-In through MNsure website established, outpatient prescription drug program established, dental administration governing provisions modified, health care governing provisions modified, and studies and reports required.

HF2252 (Koznick)
Nonemergency Medical Transportation Advisory Committee membership modified.

HF1516 (Acomb)
Home care providers provisions modified.

HF2651 (Pryor)
Child care advisory working group established, child care assistance program requirements modified, commissioner directions provided, and report required.

HF2602 (Lesch)
Legislative Commission on Intelligence and Technology established.

PLEASE NOTE: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

**Bills may be added or removed from the agenda. Bills may be carried over from the previous meeting and/or carried over to the following meeting.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 9:45 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
**No Committee Hearing this day**

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 12:30 PM

Conference Committee on SF1743

Chair: Rep. Michelle Christensen
Location: Room G23 Capitol Building
Agenda:
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE RECONVENES AT 6PM IN CAPITOL BUILDING ROOM G-15

CHAIRS: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Michelle Christensen
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Jasinski; Wiger - HOUSE: Christensen; Youakim; Urdahl
12:30PM
Room G-23 Capitol

Agenda:
SF1743 (Nelson) - Snow day relief bill; calculation of days and hours of instruction for students affected by snow days during the 2018-2019 school year modification.

Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 12:45 PM
Time Note: If necessary, the division will reconvene at 5:00PM in the Basement Hearing Room

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1706 (Lippert) Soil and water conservation districts duties and services specified.
HF1314 (Lippert) Department of Health's source water protection program expanded to include rivers and drinking water sources for private wells, and money appropriated.
HF2032 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources trust funds appropriated, and previous appropriations modified.
HF2505 (Ecklund) Forest inventory data quality improvement funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1624 (Fischer) Soil and water conservation districts funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1403 (Lee) Trade in animal parts prohibited.
HF167 (Lee) Supplemental environmental project offers provided in conjunction with enforcement actions against polluters.
HF359 (Becker-Finn) Flame-retardant chemical use in certain products prohibited.
HF1720 (Becker-Finn) Chronic wasting disease adopt-a-dumpster program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2070 (Hansen) State bee established, and money appropriated.
HF2267 (Hansen) Carpet product stewardship program provided, and report required.

*Additional bills may be added.


Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Health and Human Services Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bills added:
HF728 (Mann) Pharmacy benefit managers licensure and regulations created, and rulemaking authorized.
HF4 (Lesch) Drug manufacturer or wholesale distributor prohibited from charging unconscionable prices for prescription drugs; Board of Pharmacy, commissioner of human services, and health plan companies required to notify the attorney general of certain prescription drug price increases; attorney general authorized to take action against drug manufacturers and wholesalers related to price increases; and civil penalties imposed.
HF485 (Howard) Pharmaceutical assistance program established, insulin assistance account in the special revenue fund established, fees and penalties established, and money appropriated.
HF1246 (Morrison) Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act established, and report required.
HF1523 (Cantrell) Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
HF1257 (Cantrell) Prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure required.
HF687 (Bahner) Prescription drug coverage and refills sections modified.
HF815 (Acomb) Step therapy override procedures applied to state public health care programs.
HF2009 (Cantrell) Health plan companies and commissioner of human services prohibited from requiring enrollees to follow metastatic cancer step therapy protocols.
*HF733 (Tabke) Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, and money appropriated.
*HF2171 (Davnie) Commissioner of health directed to convene working groups to examine health disparities and educational achievement links for American Indian children and children of color, report required, and money appropriated.
*HF62 (Youakim) Voice response suicide prevention, crisis connection, and referral activities award directed by commissioner of health, and money appropriated.
*HF1718 (Baker) Pharmacy Practice Act clarifying changes made for veterinary compounding, licensure modified for wholesale distributors, licensure established for third-party logistics providers, and fees modified.

Bills may be added or removed.


Bills Added
Attachments:

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

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 12:45 PM

Transportation Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
*Bills may be added or removed*

To complete business, the committee may recess and reconvene at 4:15 in Room 10.

*Bill added* HF1893 (3/25)

**Bill removed** HF2553 (3/25)

Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 2538 (Mahoney) Unclaimed property compliance funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF 1269 (Cantrell) Mental health service payment and denial of payment clarified, primary care residency expansion grants modified, practicum incentive payments established, mental health training program developed, and money appropriated.



***Bills may be added or removed***

If you would like to provide handouts, testify in person, or provide written testimony,
please email BOTH the committee legislative assistant: Aimee.Vue@house.mn AND the committee administrator: Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn

Written testimony and handouts can be included in member packets if 100 copies are delivered to 503 State Office Building by NOON on Monday, 3/25/19.

Please note that public testimony will be limited to no more than TWO MINUTES each.




Bills Added

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
MEETING CANCELED

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Rena Moran
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bill Added: HF2182 (Klevorn); HF2069 (Bahner)

**BILLS MAY BE ADDED**

HF2182 (Klevorn) - Direct Care Service Corps established, report required, and money appropriated.
HF2231 (Cantrell) - Substance use treatment rates modified, commissioner of human services directed to establish continuum of care-based rate methodology, and report required.
HF2027 (Zerwas) - Volunteer health care provider program requirements modification.
HF783 (Zerwas) - Temporary body art technician supervisor requirements modified.
HF1867 (Zerwas) - State agency hearing established for county to dispute liability of regional treatment center or state nursing facility cost of care of clients due to delayed discharge, and disputed cost of care recovery from clients precluded.
HF2217 (Pinto) - Child protection grant allocation to counties changed.
HF559 (Pinto) - Provider-patient relationship required in order to make ophthalmic prescriptions.
HF616 (Loeffler) - Mental health provisions modified, and money appropriated.
HF1983 (Loeffler) - Deafblind intervener services modified.
HF2069 (Bahner) - Community Competency Restoration Task Force established, reports required, and money appropriated.

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 2:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Connie Bernardy
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
I. HF 603 (Claflin) - University of Minnesota requested to conduct a review of research related to exposure to pre- and polyfluoralkyl substances, report required, and money appropriated.

II. Office of Higher Education Presentation of Governor’s Budget Recommendations

*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
Attachments:

Chair: Rep. Rob Ecklund
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Introduction of Major General Jon Jensen, Minnesota Department of Military Affairs

Presentation from the United Veterans Legislative Council

Bill Hearing:
HF143 (Ecklund) Armed Forces Service Center at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport grant funding provided for the replacement of furniture and beds used by active duty service members waiting for connecting flights, and money appropriated

*Bill Added to Agenda*
HF1063 (Persell) Veterans; a resolution memorializing the United States government to fund construction costs for proposed veterans homes in Bemidji, Montevideo, and Preston

Bills Added
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 3:30 PM

Legislative Coordinating Commission

Chair: Sen. Jeremy Miller
Location: G - 23 State Capitol
Agenda:

Review/approve minutes from April 30, 2018 meeting

Review/approve resolutions establishing subcommittees

  • LCC Subcommittee on Employee Relations
  • LCC Subcommittee on Administrative Rules
  • LCC Subcommittee on Ethnic Councils


Review/accept FY 2017 financial audit

Review/adopt amendment to LCC Compensatory Time Policy

Review Commission and Joint Legislative Agency biennial budgets

Review Ethnic Councils biennial budgets

Other items as determined by the Chair



Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 4:30 PM

Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Continued walkthrough of the DE to HF 1833 and public testimony to the DE.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 5:00 PM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: G-3 State Capitol
Agenda:

1. Approval of March 19, 2019, meeting minutes.

2. HF2512 (Long); SF2515 (Dziedzic): PERA; Revising the employer supplemental and state contributions to PERA related to the former MERF Division.

3. HF2387 (Murphy, by request); SF2488 (Rosen): PERA; Extending the 1997 state aid to local governments to fund increased employer contributions to PERA.

4. Delete-all Amendment H2631-1A to HF2631 (Nelson); SF2621 (Senjem): Local government supplemental plan contribution restriction exemption for union building trades personnel.

Minnesota State items:

5. For informational purposes:  Overview of the Individual Retirement Account Plan (IRAP), TRA coverage election, and Supplemental Retirement Plan - Derek Hughes, Minnesota State.

6. HF2683 (Murphy, by request); SFxxxx: MnState; Eliminating the expiration of an early retirement incentive; making nonsubstantive style and form changes.

7. HF2489 (Murphy, by request); SFxxxx: MnState IRAP: Employee contribution rate increase.

8. HF2671 (Nelson); SF243 (Frentz): MnState IRAP: Employer contribution rate increase.

If you would like to testify, please contact Lisa Diesslin (lisa.diesslin@lcpr.leg.mn or 651-296-6806) by 2 PM the day of the meeting and specify the agenda item of interest. Written testimony is welcome, email Lisa before 10 AM the day of the meeting to be included in members' packets.

**Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person due to time constraints.**

Note: If the East or West doors of the Capitol are locked, use the South (front) doors.
Meeting documents will be posted as they become available:
HF 2512/SF 2515: Staff Memo
HF 2387/SF 2488: Staff Memo
HF 2387/SF 2488: Revenue Estimate
HF 2631/SF 2621: Staff Memo
Minnesota State Overview
HF 2683/SF xxxx: Staff Memo
HF 2489/SF xxxx: Staff Memo
HF 2489/SF xxxx: Amendment H2489-1A
HF 2671/SF 243: Staff Memo
HF 2671/SF 243: Amendment H2671-1A
HF 2671/SF 243: Fiscal Note
**If you need any of the materials in an alternate format for accessibility, please contact the Commission office at lcpr@lcpr.leg.mn**

For more agenda information, click here

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 5:30 PM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 5 (Halverson) Paid Family Medical Leave Act
HF 6 (Mahoney) Wage Theft prohibited
HF 11 (Lesch) Earned Sick and Safe Time

Bills Added

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 , 7:15 PM

Joint House-Senate Subcommittee on Claims

Chair: Sen. Bruce Anderson, Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: G23-State Capitol
Agenda: