HF2538 (Runbeck) Enterprise zone and economic development power technical, minor and clarifying changes made, and obsolete provisions eliminated.
If time permits:
HF2072 (Davids) Taxation, spending, and incurring debt based on market value limits clarified, terms defined, technical and clarifying changes made, and obsolete provisions repealed.
(Davids) - Taxation; policy, technical, administrative, and other changes made to estate, property, sales and use, special, and various taxes and tax-related provisions.
HF2720 (Banaian) State government budget preparation requirements changes made.
HF2555 (Kiffmeyer) Sunset review changes implemented, agency requirements changed, posting required for felony or gross misdemeanor and malpractice settlements or judgments for a regulated practitioner, regulated practitioner information required, fund transfer prohibited, and money appropriated.
HF157 (Ward) Brainerd; new veterans nursing home funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Koenen) - Montevideo; veterans home funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Ward) - Veteran's survivor grant program established, and money appropriated.
Testimony on HF2428 was taken at a previous hearing. No further testimony is expected.
Informational hearing on the following Governor's supplemental budget items:
Soft body armor reimbursement (DPS)
Commercial truck weight registration process modified (MnDOT)
MnDOT presentation on February 2012 Highway Funds Forecast
(Swedzinski) - Junked motor vehicle buyer class eligibility expanded, and commissioner of public safety directed to make changes to Minnesota Rules.
(Shimanski) - Other motor vehicle license plates placement clarified.
(Buesgens) - Scott County; additional deputy registrar of motor vehicles authorized.
(Beard) - Freight railroad operation-related economic development study and report to the legislature by commissioners of transportation and economic development directed.
(Abeler) - Children and family services provisions modified, child safety and permanency reform provided including adoptions under guardianship of the commissioner, statutory provisions modified related to child support, child care provisions modified, fees modified, MFIP provisions modified, criminal penalties provided, and technical changes made.
(Abeler) - Continuing care policy provisions amended, disability services and licensing provision changes made, home and community-based service standards established, and payment methodologies established.
HF1821 (Dettmer) Small business set-aside program changed for veteran-owned small businesses, county set-aside programs authorized for veteran-owned small businesses, and reporting requirements changed.
NOTE: HF2212 Has been removed from the agenda
(Dettmer) - Peace Officer's Memorial repairs money appropriated.
(Kiel) - Grant management provisions changed, and control and oversight changed for the film production jobs program to the commissioner of administration.
(Torkelson) - Advisory inspection process created.
(Woodard) - State Patrol authorized to provide security and protection to certain government officials, and Capitol complex security committee established.
(Davids) - Individual income, corporate franchise, property, sales and use, and other taxes and tax-related provisions changed; supplemental targeting refund provided; city aid payments modified and cities exempted from 2011 aid payment penalties; technical, minor, and clarifying changes made in enterprise zone and economic development powers, and obsolete provisions eliminated; fund transfer required; and money appropriated.
If you would like to testify, please contact Brian Theis or Ryan Blodgett.
(Drazkowski) - Department of Human Services data sharing required, public assistance fraud investigation required, and eligibility determinations required.
(Smith) - Court hearing opening modified in delinquency or extended jurisdiction juvenile proceedings.
(Smith) - Juvenile delinquency case period for continuance without adjudication extended.
(Smith) - Family Reunification Act of 2011 created.
If you wish to testify, please contact Holly Iverson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org Please have amendments submitted to Holly Iverson by 2:30 p.m., Monday, March 19.
Additional bills may be added.
(Peppin) - Abortion; prescribing physicians required to be physically present when abortion-inducing drugs are administered.
(Holberg) - Health records; adult children of a deceased patient added to the definition of patient.
(Mack) - Medical assistance coverage provided for community paramedic services.
(Quam) - Emergency medical personnel licensed.
(Lohmer) - Automated drug distribution system authorized.
(Gottwalt) - Electronic claims and electronic transaction requirement changed, health care and disability service provisions changes made, supplemental agreement provided to a contract for community social services, family stabilization service provision changes made, procedures required to establish reciprocal child support agreement with Bermuda, and public pool exemption provisions changed.
(Abeler) - Alcohol and drug counselor and licensed counselor licensing provisions changed.
Presentation on Individual Placement and Support (IPS), supported employment for people with serious mental illnesses.
(Gunther) - Architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design professional licensing provisions and fees modified
(Leidiger) - Norwood Young America; Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program modified.
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
Bills will be heard in the order listed. Amendments due by 1 p.m. on March 19. If you wish to testify contact Amy Zipko at 651.296.1774.
(Beard) - Renewable development account regulated.
(Beard) - Public Utilities Commission regulatory burden study required.
(Murray) - Cooperative utilities under the integrated resource planning process reporting obligations modified.
(Vogel) - Wind easement effective date elimination delayed.
(Torkelson) - Community energy technical assistance and outreach assessment and grant required.
(Wardlow) - Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day designated date changed.
(Gottwalt) - Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force extended.
(Laine) - Local government employees authorized to participate in group long-term care insurance program.
(Scott) - Legislative Commission on Metropolitan Government duties added, Metropolitan Council fiscal year starting July 1 provided, and legislative approval of the council's budgets required.
Governor's budget presentation, DHS and MDH
Other bills may be added to the agenda.
(Huntley) - Health and human services appropriations adjustments made, health care and continuing care changes made, program eligibility requirements modified, human services licensing and provider screening changes made, fees established and fee schedules modified, and money appropriated.
(Vogel) - Willmar Community Behavioral Health Hospital closure date extended.
(Davids) - Dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistant guest license provisions modified.
(Anderson) - Health maintenance organizations regulatory authority shifted from the commissioner of health to the commissioner of commerce.
(Kiel) - Career and technical levy modified, and career and technical education credits provided.
(Doepke) - Individualized learning schools creation provided; site-governed school, postsecondary enrollment options, and charter school provisions modified.
(Hackbarth) - Omnibus game and fish bill.
(Scalze) - Office of Administrative Hearings judge authorized to perform marriages.
(Westrom) - Time share interests registration provided.
(Wardlow) - Legislative enactments; erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references corrected; redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions removed; and miscellaneous corrections to laws, statutes, and rules made.
Proposed Calendar for the Day for Monday, March 19
*** Bills that come before this committee have usually been heard in various policy and finance committees. It is the general practice of the House Rules & Legislative Administration Committee that public testimony on bills not be taken. ***
(Kiffmeyer) - Voters required to present photographic identification, photographic identification provided to voters at no charge, equal verification standards required for all voters, and constitutional amendment proposed.
HF2337 (Davids) State general levy reduced and eliminated, additional property tax refund modified, and money appropriated.
It is preferred that amendments be submitted to email@example.com by noon on Monday, March 19.
(Gunther) - Unemployment insurance federal conformity, policy, and other housekeeping changes made.
(Gottwalt) - Criminal neglect of vulnerable adult penalty modified.
(Cornish) - Fugitive apprehension unit authorized to apply for search warrants, commissioner directed to implement a gardening program at state correctional facilities, selection criteria narrowed for challenge incarceration program, and victim notification permitted to include electronic and written notification.
(Gruenhagen) - Commissioner of corrections directed to implement a gardening program at state correctional facilities.