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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 8:00 AM

Subcommittee on Elections

Chair: Rep. Raymond Dehn
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
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/

H. F. 124, (Nash) A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the release of election results at the 2020 state primary and state general elections.

H. F. 116, (Dehn) A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243.

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.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 12:00 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division

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

The agenda is updated to include the formal bill number on the previous HFxxx (Hansen).

Agenda:

HF28 (Hansen) Environment and natural resources; provisions modified including Cervidae, watercraft operator safety program, invasive species permits, wild rice leases, and various other provisions.

HF134 (Hansen) Dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account expenditures prioritized, perchloroethylene banned, prior appropriations modified, cost-share program funding provided, and money appropriated.*The bill language is posted under attachments.

This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following method:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2

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:
• Please note that a majority of provisions of HF28 (Hansen) have already received a full hearing during the Regular 2020 Legislative Session.
• 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 8:00am, Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

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.


Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 12:45 PM
Time Note: If the agenda is not completed by 2:15 p.m., the Division will recess and return at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening (using the same viewing methods) to complete the Division's work.

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
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

Agenda:

I. HF 54 (Becker-Finn) Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated. (pending referral)

II. HF 89 (Noor) Protests of May and June 2020; special master panel to award compensation for damages suffered established, and money appropriated.

III. HF 108 (Nelson) providing COVID-19 grant and appropriation extensions; requiring a report.

IV. HF 111 (Koegel) appropriating money to the Amateur Sports Commission.

Public Viewing Information:

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/

Meeting Documents will be posted on the State Government Finance Division's Website at:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91032

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.

• Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in testifying at this meeting may email committee staff at jim.gelbmann@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 of each bill, as is custom with in person hearings. Public testimony will occur based on the order of requests recieved.

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

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Agenda:
HF 36 (Kunesh-Podein): General education provisions modified.

HF 33 (Youakim): Pre-K through grade 12 education policy changes made including general education, education excellence, teacher licensing, health and safety, special education, and early childhood education; and report changes made.

BILL ADDED:
HF18 (Jurgens): School meal policy provisions modified.


Additional agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing:
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/

Hearing Notes:
Public testimony was taken during the regular session on all provisions in HF 33, HF 18 and the majority of provisions in HF 36. Written testimony will still be accepted on all bills and limited oral testimony will be taken on the following provisions in HF 36 that had less opportunity for testimony during the regular session: Article 2 Sections 2, 5-16 and Article 6. Please plan to keep comments under 2 minutes. To submit written comments or request to testify, email Alyssa Fritz at alyssa.fritz@house.mn by 10:00 AM on Tuesday, June 16.

The deadline for members to submit amendments to the Committee Administrator is 5 PM on Monday, June 15.

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


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 Added

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 2:30 PM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
Presentation from Department of Labor and Industry and OSHA on status of Minnesota workers during COVID-19 Emergency

HF 6 (Mahoney) Grant program created to assist entities harmed by civil unrest

HF 86 (Lee) Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, tax revenues provided, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated.

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 three hours 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 method:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2




Bills Added

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 4:30 PM

Government Operations

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
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/


H. F. 88, (Winkler) A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a special master panel to make awards to compensate for damages suffered by certain persons resulting from the civil unrest during May and June of 2020; appropriating money.

H. F. 85, (Lee) A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing the Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation; providing for certain tax revenues; providing powers and duties to the corporation; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 297A.993, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473K.

H. F. 81, (Gomez) A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing limited use of eminent domain; authorizing a development moratorium in certain areas.

H. F. 124, (Nash) A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the release of election results at the 2020 state primary and state general elections.

H. F. 116, (Dehn) A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243.

H. F. 39, (Klevorn) A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing observance of India Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.


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.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 4:30 PM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division

Chair: Rep. John Lesch
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

***The Committee will reconvene at 8:30 pm***

Live-stream Information as of 8:30 pm:

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

a). HF 80 (Gomez): authorizing limited use of eminent domain
b). HF 83 (Hassan) housing; providing assistance to residential and commercial tenants in areas of civil rest
c). HF 90 (Noor): establishing a special master panel to make awards to compensate for damages suffered by certain persons resulting from civil unrest during May and June 2020
d). HF 97 (Kunesh-Podein): education; modifying private data disclosure to include tribal nations

*Bills may be taken in any order*
*As per Committee Rules 8 & 9: the Chair has waived the Committee amendment deadline*

*Documents associated with this Remote Hearing will be posted to the committee page. The public will receive notice of additions and updates to the agenda.*

*If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing (6/15/20) to get instructions:

CA: Rachel.Ganani@house.mn
CLA: Jenna.Maus@house.mn


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.





Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 6:15 PM

Commerce

Chair: Rep. Laurie Halverson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 133 (Davnie) Minneapolis and St. Paul; damaged liquor store zoning, licensing, and approvals extension allowed.

HF 84 (Dehn) Protests of May and June 2020; commissioner of commerce directed to assist in property, casualty, or liability insurance claims.

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 three hours 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:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1
Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/


Bills Added

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 6:15 PM

Labor

Chair: Rep. Mike Sundin
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 63 (Stephenson) Shared work plan eligibility modified.
SF 15 (Tabke) Youth employment; technical change made to an effective date allowing youth to operate amusement rides and lawn equipment.
HF 72 (Her) Peace officer grievance arbitrator selection amended, and rulemaking authorized.

*Other Bills May be Added*

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 michael.mollner@house.mn
• If you wish to testify, please contact committee staff at least three hours 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 method:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2



Attachments:

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 , 8:30 PM

Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
HF 6 (Mahoney) Grant program created to assist entities harmed by civil unrest

HF 86 (Lee) Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation established, tax revenues provided, corporation powers and duties provided, report required, and money appropriated.


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 three hours 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 method:
Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2


Bills Added