Bills to be heard at 10:30 a.m.
HF2020 (Marquart) County local sales taxes authorized, certain existing local sales taxes eliminated, county program aid adjusted, and levy limits modified.
HF1389 (Scalze) Taxation; Levy limit provisions modified
HF1426 (Hilty) Fire and ambulance special taxing district established
HF1676 (Morgan) Credit reimbursements protected for cities that are net contributors to fiscal disparities from unallotment and aid cuts.
Bills to be heard at 6 p.m.
HF1403 (Kahn) Local government appropriation and reinstating offsets modified.
HF1416 (Atkins) Class rate on certain recreational property reduced.
HF1906 (Loeffler) New nonagricultural relative homesteads prohibited, and residential rental property class rates reduced.
HF1975 (Marquart) Senior citizen property tax deferral program modified.
HF520 (Olin) Native plant, forage and turf seed research funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF161 (Thissen) Medical response unit reimbursement pilot program established, emergency medical services programs funded, and money appropriated.
HF556 (Morrow) Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans grant provided for continued outreach to homeless veterans in Minnesota, and money appropriated.
HF563 (Urdahl) Livestock investment grant money appropriated.
HF564 (Urdahl) Whey ethanol feasibility study and report required.
HF977 (Juhnke) Let's Go Fishing community outreach grants provided, money appropriated.
Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division
HF1086 (Wagenius) Park and trails fund, outdoor heritage fund, clean water fund, arts and cultural heritage fund, and environment and natural resources trust fund oversight provided and criteria established.
Board of Water and Soil Resources budget presentation (cont.)
HF1612 (Knuth) Minnesota Naturalist Corps established, state park naturalists, information centers and kiosks funding provided, money appropriated.
Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division
HF1116 (Davnie) Unemployment benefit requirements waived for dislocated workers, Minnesota investment fund authorization expanded, unemployment provisions modified, appeals required to be filed online, collection fee provided, unemployment benefit filing regulated, and terms defined and clarified.
HF1669 (Gunther) Jobs, economic development, housing, and Minnesota Heritage funding provided, money appropriated, programs established and modified, activities and practices regulated, and accounts, assessments, and fees provided.
HF1048 (Brynaert) Eligibility for benefits under certain training programs provided.
HF1941 (Brynaert) Extended employment service extended for persons with disabilities, purpose and need for extended employment established, and money appropriated.
HF1188 (Winkler) E-16 reforms pursued to improve and expand opportunities for all students to attain educational success, and E-16 advisory subcommittees established (information only)
Presentation by the Department of Human Services on the Governor's supplemental budget recommendations
Presentation by Karen Effrem, Policy Analyst and Board Member, EdWatch
Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division
HF572 (Haws) Veteran status designation provided on drivers' licenses and Minnesota identification cards.
HF1672 (Davnie) Intersection gridlock prohibited, petty misdemeanor penalty imposed.
HF1490 (Davnie) Motor carriers of railroad employees regulated.
HF1435 (Knuth) Noise abatement requirements on highway construction projects modified.
HF1421 (Scott) Speed limit provisions amended.
HF1209 (Demmer) Corporate deputy registrar expiration date removed.
HF836 (Drazkowski) Town road speed limits modified.
HF1074/SF740* (Abeler) Anoka County; Design-build process authorized to award contract for construction of intersection of U.S. Highway 10 and County State-Aid Highway 83.
HF1192 (Brod) New Prague; Trunk Highway 19 closure required for the Dozinky Festival.
HF1204 (Dean) Stillwater Lift Bridge weight limits restricted.
HF818 (Hilstrom) Financial records disclosure in connection with financial exploitation investigations authorized, procedures for reporting and investigating maltreatment modified, duties of financial institutions in cases of financial exploitation specified, and penalties imposed;
HF388 (Bigham) Clinical drug trial participation prohibited;
HF1394 (Hayden) Real property; Notice requirements specified, reduced redemption period for abandoned property and public nuisances provisions modified, a duty to protect vacant foreclosed property established, failure to maintain property fines imposed, construction site trespassing posting requirements altered, civil and criminal penalties imposed;
HF1713 (Abeler) Radiological technology examination preparation practices prohibited, and penalties established;
HF1627 (Kahn) Cost of care requirements modified when a child is in a trial home visit;
HF1960 (Obermueller) Amending Power of Attorney Statute for Military Personnel
HF1767 (Nelson) Unlicensed construction contractor and subcontractor registration required, fee imposed.
HF120 (Hosch) Health care cooperative arrangement oversight established, rural area health care service access increased, and money appropriated.
HF286 (Clark) Acupuncture equal access provided and services required by certain group policies and subscriber contracts, Edith R. Davis memorial provided, claim determinations required regarding acupuncture services made or reviewed by acupuncture practitioners, and acupuncture referral reporting required to acupuncture practitioners and reimbursement rates.
HF854 (Lesch) Customer liability for unauthorized use of lost of stolen cellular phones limited.
HF1202 (Masin) Insurance proceed dollar amounts modified.
HF1294 (Kahn) Sunday sales regulated, and statutory prohibitions removed against off-sale intoxicating liquor sales and the sales of motor vehicles.
**The committee will limit its action to the prohibitions against off-sale in
State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections
HF898 (Hornstein) Greenhouse gas reduction goals and strategies added to various state and metropolitan programs and plans, goals establish for per capita reduction in vehicle miles traveled to reduce greenhouse gasses, and money transferred.
HF1182 (Bly) Public service corporation exemptions repealed.
HF519 (Nelson) Nonconforming lots in shoreland areas regulated.
HF297 (Hansen) Twin Cities metropolitan area regional dog park and matching grant program created, and money appropriated.
Pending action in the Local Government Division:
HF 1238 (Dill) Refund provisions modified, definitions modified, publication requirements modified, restrictions in migratory feeding and resting areas modified, local law exemptions provided, wild animal and fish taking, possession, and licensing requirements provided, and certain fees authorized.
(Reinert) - St. Louis County; consumptive use of water approved for snowmaking.
(Hornstein) - Electric vehicle infrastructure regulated.
(Lillie) - Natural resources account created, planning and report required, state parks and trails funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Sailer) - Household hazardous waste joint powers boards audits required every five years.
(Hansen) - Critical Areas Act of 1973 modified, and money appropriated.
HF1544 (Reinert) St. Louis County; Consumptive use of water approved for snowmaking
HF1250 (Hornstein) Electric vehicle infrastructure regulated
HF1493 (Lillie) State parks and trails funding provided, money appropriated, planning and report required
HF1770 (Sailer) Household hazardous waste joint powers boards audits required every five years
HF424 (Hansen) Critical Areas Act of 1973 modified
HF1491 (Hayden) Homeless programs funding provided, money appropriated.
HF1819 (Murphy, E.) Support services required for families with children who are deaf or have hearing loss, testing fee modified.
Presentation from the State Council on Disability
(Murphy) - Adoption record and original birth certificate governing provisions modified.
(Hosch) - Nursing home moratorium exception projects approval period extended, additional moratorium exceptions authorized, and money appropriated.
HF328 (Murphy, E.) Adoption record and original birth certificate governing provisions modified.
HF1890 (Hosch) Nursing home moratorium exception projects approval period extended, additional moratorium exceptions authorized, money appropriated.
Overview of the Governor's GAMC proposal, DSH and MERC by the Department of Human Services
1. Libraries Maintenance of Effort
HF1195 (Lanning) Mandate relief provided, Legislative Commission on Mandate Reform established, and levy limits abolished.
2. Committee discussion of what we learned from public testimony
3. Committee discussion of where we're going next
HF1406 (Dill) Lawful gambling tax provisions modified;
HF1448 (Mullery) Information released to health care agents, and access granted to health care agents;
HF1341 (Thissen) Newborn screening program provisions modified;
HF254/SF265* (Thissen) Crime alerts required to be distributed in a format that disabled citizens can access;
HF1554 (Winkler) Isolation and quarantine provisions and mass dispensing of medication provisions modified;
HF330 (Scalze) Homeowners provided with a longer period within which to notify contractors of construction defects;
HF420 (Laine) Existing statutory implied residential construction warranties required to be made as express warranties and be provided to the buyer in writing, and warranty waivers prohibited;
HF362 (Knuth) Homeowner's written notice requirement to building contractor of construction defect eliminated;
HF1532 (Kalin) Secretary of State filings, forms, records, submissions, motions, and orders regulated;
HF569 (Sailer) Recycled pain
Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division
HF1568 (Holberg) Expedited town road extinguishment provision clarified.
HF1693 (Morrow) Environmental impact statement completion required.
HF1246 (Urdahl) Speed violations in excess of 10 mph over a speed limit of 60 mph kept off of driver's driving record.