(Wardlow) - Liability limits modified for tort claims against the state and political subdivisions, conciliation court claims regulated, class action orders right of appeal provided, statute of limitations on claims modified, prejudgment interest modified, attorney fees regulated, and sex trafficking violations cause of action provided.
(Anderson) - Claims against the state provisions changed and updated.
Overview of Joint Legislative Offices:
Greg Hubinger, director of the Legislative Coordinating Commission
Michele Timmons, Revisor of Statutes
Robbie LaFleur, director of the Legislative Reference Library
Rep. Tom Huntley, Great Lakes Commission and Healthcare Access Commission
Rep. Sheldon Johnson, Mississippi River Parkway Commission
Barry LaGrave, director of House Public Information Services
Testimony on HF105:
Al Mitchell - Chairman, Disabled Veterans Rest Camp
Don Drigans - Treasurer, Disabled Veterans Rest Camp
(Dettmer) - Washington County; Disabled Veterans Rest Camp on Big Marine Lake matching grant funding provided to be used for improvements, and money appropriated.
Duluth Airport Authority presentation.
Department of Transportation presentation on ports.
Overview of Transportation revenues and expenditures and financial accounts by House Fiscal Analyst Koryn Zewers.
Department of Transportation overview of the governor's budget recommendations.
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance
(Davids) - Regional arts organizations capital fund created, and money appropriated.
(Westrom) - Kensington Area Historical Society grant funding provided for development of a museum and heritage center, and money appropriated.
(Torkelson) - County agricultural society grant funding provided from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and money appropriated.
(Cornish) - Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance
Minnesota Elementary School Principals' and Minnesota Secondary School Principals' Associations,
Introduction and Questions
Successes in St. Paul
HF300 (Erickson) Comprehensive eye exams recommended for early childhood screening will not be taken up at this meeting. Notice will be given on the schedule when the bill will come back before the committee.
(McFarlane) - School district capital account fund transfer authorized.
(Simon) - School districts authorized to use operating capital for costs associated with closing a school.
(Fabian) - Operating capital revenue use expanded to include leasing vehicles, including school buses.
State grant projections for FY2012-13 - Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Financial aid administrators and students discuss how the State Grant Program works and what it means to institutions and students.