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Friday, May 1, 2020

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Friday, May 1, 2020
Friday, May 1, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I.
HF4602 (Olson) - Minnesota investment fund loan forgiveness conditions modified.
HF3341 (Huot) - Appraisal management company licensure modified.
HF4603 (Ecklund) - General funds transfer to the 21st century fund provided.
HF4429 (Claflin) - Pay-for-performance grant program modified.

II.
Presentation from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development on Unemployment Insurance

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:

1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2

2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig

Public Testimony Information:
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in submitting testimony may email committee staff at Michael.Mollner@house.mn

•If you plan to submit written testimony please send directly to Michael.Mollner@house.mn by 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 30.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.


Attachments:

Friday, May 1, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Property and Local Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Andrew Carlson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
I. HF 4196 (Poppe) Property tax aid penalty forgiveness to cities provided
II. HF 4255 (Fabian) Cities provided an aid penalty forgiveness
III. HF 3876 (Petersburg) Tax increment financing; five-year pooling rule extended to ten years for redevelopment districts outside metro area. Use of local taxes expanded.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc

Public Comment Instructions:
If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or submitting written comments, please email the Committee Administrator at nathan.jesson@house.mn at least one hour prior to the start of the hearing.

Accessibility:
If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.





Friday, May 1, 2020 , 9:45 AM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: Remote hearing
Agenda:
This meeting is scheduled until 12:45 if necessary.

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

I. HF 168 (Schultz) Temporary PCA rate increase during COVID-19 emergency
II. HF 4541 (Hausman) COVID-19; eviction and mortgage foreclosure protection and emergency housing assistance provided during a public health emergency, report required, penalties for false statements provided, and money appropriated
III. HF 1507 (Stephenson) Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified, and money appropriated

BILL REMOVED: HF 3029 (Ecklund) Broadband development grant program annual statutory appropriation provided, and money appropriated (pending referral)

NOTE: A decision has been made to package the four COVID-19 bills that were the agenda into a larger COVID-19 Economic Security Act package. HF 1507 will be the vehicle. A series of motions to move the language adopted in the individual bills into HF 1507 as separate articles will be made before HF 1507 moves out to General Register. At this point, HF 3029 (Ecklund) remains in the Rules Committee. The broadband proposal will be offered as an amendment to HF 1507.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Ways and Means website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91014

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc

If you have questions about the technology associated with/accessibility of remote hearings, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

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. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.


Bills Added

Friday, May 1, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This remote committee hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/
YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig

HF4018 (Carlson, A.) Public Employee Retirement Association increased employer contribution funding provided through extending aid to local governments.

HF1842 (Wagenius) Energy; utility arbiter of disputes clarified.

HF3423 (Sandell) Water quality standards for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances funding provided, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated in the Water Division.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm.

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. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.

TESTIFYING: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator (amanda.rudolph@house.mn) at least 2 hours before the start of the meeting and you will receive information on how to participate.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format and emailed by 3 p.m. the day before the meeting to the committee administrator.

ACCESSIBILITY: If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

*Bills may be added or removed from the agenda.

Bills Added

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Update: The HF4554 DE1 amendment and documents are posted.

*Agenda Change: Bill added.

Agenda:

HF4554 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources funding provided, soil and water conservation fund created, state park permit provisions modified, conveying state land interests provisions modified, closed landfill investment fund provisions modified, Water Supply Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities Advisory Council reestablished, riparian protection aid modified, and money appropriated.
*The deadline to submit amendments electronically to the Committee Administrator (Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn) is 5pm on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

*HF3376 (Wazlawik) Trichloroethylene use prohibited.
**The amendment is posted. Written testimony can be submitted up to 9:30am on Friday, May 1.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc

Meeting Documents will be posted on the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Website at: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91019

Public Testimony:

• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn and copy Clay.Schwartzwalter@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing to get instructions.
• If you plan to submit written testimony, please send to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 4pm on Thursday, April 30. Written testimony on amendments to the DE1 may be submitted up to 9:30 am on Friday, May 1.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require assistance to arrange the necessary service to participate as a testifier, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

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. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.




Friday, May 1, 2020 , 4:15 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
SF 2130 Omnibus liquor bill

Public Testimony Information:
• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at travis.reese@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least one hour prior to the start of the remote hearing and they will provide instructions.
• Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the presentation, as is custom with in person hearings.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/
3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc


Bills Added

Friday, May 1, 2020 , 4:15 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
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/1001.htm


AGENDA

HF4098 (Sandell): Innovation research zone program established, and money appropriated.

HF3849 (Sandstede): Concurrent enrollment teacher training funding increased, and money appropriated.

***HF163 (Youakim): School board vacancy technical changes made.

NOTE: ***HF163 will be a vehicle for the committee policy bill. This hearing will be for presenting and taking testimony on the content of the committee’s policy bill in the form of a delete-all amendment to HF163. No formal action will be taken on the bill, including amendments, until a separate hearing at a later date. Documents related to the hearing will be added to this posting as they become available.


Additional agenda items may be added


Public Viewing Methods:
1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2

2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig


Public Comment Instructions:
If you are interested in testifying at this hearing or submitting written comments, please email the Committee Administrator at alyssa.fritz@house.mn by 12:00 PM on Friday, May 1. Testifiers are asked to keep their comments to under two minutes.


Accessibility:
If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

The MN House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public. We expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience as we adapt.

Bills Added