Presentations by utilities on energy assistance programs.
**NOTE: Action will be taken on HF1866, HF2541, and HF2466.
(Morgan) - Commerce Department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
(Hortman) - Energy improvement program changes made for local governments, and technical changes made.
(Selcer) - Low-income residential electric customer programs regulated.
(Hausman) - Public housing rehabilitation and debt service on additional housing infrastructure bonds issued by the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Allen) - Termination of lease upon infirmity or death provided.
(Clark) - Homeownership grants provided for families with children with disabilities, and money appropriated.
(Mullery) - Residential lease violation duty to mitigate damages created.
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(Huntley) - Omnibus supplemental health and human services finance bill.
(Johnson) - ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) response and treatment quality of care report required.
(Laine) - Funeral establishment preparation and embalming room requirement provision added.
(Schoen) - Drug overdose prevention and medical assistance provided, and liability limited.
(Fritz) - Nursing facility level of care modified to prevent seniors currently enrolled in the elderly waiver program from losing coverage.
HFXXXX (Lesch) Providing for the organization and operation of public benefit corporations
HF2521 (Lesch) Authorizing notaries as marriage officiants
HF2522 (Lesch) Authorizing mayors as marriage officiants
HF2213 (Hortman) Small servicer definition amended, and Foreclosure Curative Act clarified
(Halverson) - Ethics in government; board duties modified, and economic disclosure and conflicts of interest requirements expanded.
(Johnson) - Candidate petition filing required.
(Hansen) - Soil and water conservation district supervisors required to be elected by supervisor districts in the metropolitan area.
(Murphy) - Charter schools located in townships and admitting students pre-K through grade 6 enrollment preferences clarified.
(Slocum) - Charter school approval provisions modified.
(Murphy) - School district employee health coverage provisions amended.
Reform 2020 Update from the Dept. of Human Services
SF1340* (Abeler) Licensing data, human services licensing, child care programs, financial fraud and abuse investigations, vendors of chemical dependency treatment services, fair hearing, health-related licensing board, and background study provisions modified; report required.
*SF1340 (HF 1114) was heard and passed last session in committee, was on the General Register when session ended and was thus returned (Rule 4.20). Passed the full Senate last session 60-0.
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance
(Persell) - Environment and natural resources trust fund money appropriated, Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modified, and trust fund land acquisition requirements modified.
Overview/update on three Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) programs (July 2013 - Present): Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF), Job Creation Fund (JCF) and Angel Investment Tax Credit programs
HF2365 (Murphy) Expedited licensure processing for members of the military
(Newton) - Special women veterans license plates authorized, and money appropriated.
(Newton) - Active military service retirement and disability pay income tax subtraction provided.
(Murphy) - Military reserve income tax subtraction extended to Active Guard Reserve income.
(Drazkowski) - Peace officer exam reciprocity provided for military experience.