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Minnesota House of Representatives

Ways and Means Upcoming Meetings

Monday, February 24, 2020
Monday, February 24, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: The room is blocked until noon if necessary to complete the agenda.

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: 200 State Office Building
I. Presentation on Inflationary Increases in Forecast
- Bill Marx, Chief Fiscal Analyst

II. Informational hearing on HF 150 (Schultz) Rate of inflation inclusion in state forecast required.
- Jane Leonard, President, Growth & Justice
-Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metropolitan School Districts
-Clark Biegler Goldenrod, Deputy Director, Minnesota Budget Project, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
- Mark Haveman, MN Center for Fiscal Excellence
-John Phelan, Center for the American Experiment

III. *HF 1424 (Stephenson) Student loan advocate established, licensure of student loan servicers required, certain practices prohibited in student loan servicing, and report required.

IV. *HF998 (Ecklund) Sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder court guidance provided.

V. **HF 2182 (Klevorn) Direct Care Service Corps established, report required, and money appropriated.

VI. HF 2053 (Cantrell) Office of Enterprise Sustainability created.

VII. HF 689 (Long) Probation length for certain offenses modified, and court-granted early termination and discharge of probation clarified.

VIII. ***HF 492 (Dettmer) Traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to another misdemeanor established.

*HF1424 and HF 998 will be procedural motions to re-refer the bills without recommendation to the Judiciary and Civil Law Finance Division. A more complete hearing of the bills will occur when they return to Ways and Means for final consideration.

**Pursuant to Joint Rule 3.02(b), HF 2182 was returned to Ways and Means. There will be procedural motion to re-refer HF 2182 without recommendation to the Long Term Care Division. A more complete hearing of the bill will occur when it returns to Ways and Means for final consideration.

***Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF 492 was returned to Ways and Means from the General Register. It was heard and debated on the merits during the 2019 legislative session and there is no fiscal impact. The committee will be taking a procedural vote to move the bill out of committee and back to the General Register.

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