Additional bills may be added
NOTE: HF 2608 has been removed and will be rescheduled for Monday 3/12/12
(Anderson) - Noncompetitive appointment of disabled veterans in the classified service provided.
(Anderson) - State award issuance to Minnesota National Guard nonmembers allowed.
(Anderson) - Veterans removal hearing board appointment procedure modified.
(Anderson) - Resolution; Congress and the President of the United States memorialized to formally recognize the Khmer Freedom Fighters.
(Kriesel) - Special veterans' plates service branch designs added.
(Mazorol) - Accidents involving damage to state-owned infrastructure report sharing required.
(Moran) - School bus safety and standards provisions modified, and type III vehicles used for transporting students standards abolished.
(Benson) - Legislative routes removed from the trunk highway system.
(Beard) - Move-over traffic law clarified, and speed requirement when driving by parked emergency, patrol, construction, or maintenance vehicles added.
(Shimanski) - County state-aid highways and municipal state-aid street, construction support, and finance operation contingent appropriations provided, and money appropriated.
(Gauthier) - State Patrol escort services contract service rates adjusted.
Presentation of the February Economic Forecast by Minnesota Management & Budget.
(Murdock) - Manufactured home unaffixing process from real property provided.
(Fabian) - Environmental permitting efficiency provided, environmental review requirements modified, and money appropriated.
*Testimony may be time limited based on volume of requests to testify.
**Order of the bills is subject to change.
(Dettmer) - Beyond the Yellow Ribbon civil immunity provided, and business discrimination provision modified.
(Stensrud) - Compensation provided for when a political subdivision enters into mixed municipal solid waste collection business.
(Dittrich) - Relocation assistance amount or denial hearing required.
Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance
Bills will be heard in the order listed. If necessary, the committee will re-convene 15 minutes after the House adjourns floor session for the day in Room 5, State Office Building.
(Johnson) - St. Paul; Great River Passage design work funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Hackbarth) - Omnibus game and fish bill.
(Torkelson) - Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Torkelson) - State park and recreation area acquisition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Torkelson) - Minnesota River Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Hackbarth) - Metropolitan Council funding provided for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(McNamara) - State trail acquisition and development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Torkelson) - University of Minnesota fisheries laboratory funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Quam) - Olmsted and Wabasha Counties; Lake Zumbro restoration funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(McNamara) - Natural resources acquisition and development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Myhra) - Online learning parameters modified, graduation requirements modified, and digital learning provided.
(Erickson) - Alternative compensation professional development provisions modified for teachers, and alternative compensation revenue made available for principals and assistant principals.
(Mariani) - State regulation exemption provided for schools.
(Greiling) - State grant eligibility clarified.
(Nornes) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system authority clarified to continue operations during a budget impasse, and money appropriated.
(Nornes) - Tuition reciprocity payments account established, tuition reciprocity payments and transfers modified, and appropriations transferred.
Discussion and testimony on HF 2277 will be limited to only Article 1 of the bill
(Fritz) - Minnesota investment fund money appropriated.
(Scalze) - Economic development funding provided, transportation economic development program established, bonds authorized, and money appropriated.
(Mahoney) - New jobs tax credit established, corporate franchise and sales and use taxes changes made, and money appropriated.
(Mahoney) - Bridge to Work Minnesota program created, and job-training incentives provided.
(Brynaert) - FastTRAC adult career pathway program created, and money appropriated.
(Mazorol) - Technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer program established.
If you would like to testify, please contact Brian Theis or Ryan Blodgett.
(Westrom) - Emily's Law established, and age of extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecution for violent offenses lowered.
(Daudt) - Electronic benefit transfer cards modified, and electronic benefit transfer card use regulated.
(Gruenhagen) - Fifth-degree assault and domestic assault provisions added to crime of violence.
(Simon) - Domestic violence-related offense qualifying definition expanded.
(Kiffmeyer) - Nursing facility rate equalization modified.
(Abeler) - Return on taxpayer investment methodology and practices for human services and corrections programs study and recommendation development money appropriated.
Department of Administration bonding priorities presentation
HF2169 (Beard) State agency rule review and reporting methods provided.
Additional bills may be added.
(Woodard) - Racing Commission, Gambling Control Board, and State Lottery operations allowed on an ongoing basis.
(Fabian) - Small business upfront capital equipment tax exemption provided.
(Fabian) - Bovine tuberculosis property tax credit revived.
(Banaian) - Greater Minnesota internship program established, tax credit allowed, and money appropriated.
(Urdahl) - Motor vehicle sales tax exemption provided on a portion of the value of a motor vehicle purchased abroad during military service outside the United States.
(Bills) - Tax credit provided to employers who employ qualified veterans.
(Gauthier) - Driving while impaired crime definition of the term "drug" added and the term "hazardous substance" modified.
(Woodard) - Fusion center to assist with detection, prevention, and investigation of, and response to criminal and terrorist activities provided.
(Barrett) - State-controlled substance schedules aligned with federal controlled substance schedules, Board of Pharmacy's controlled substance regulation authority modified, and penalties provided.
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance
HF2080 was heard in the House Health and Human Services Reform Committee on Feb. 22. This hearing will be limited to the criminal background study contained in Sections 6 and 7 of the bill.
(Cornish) - Felony of fraudulent or other improper finance statements extended to include retaliation against a sheriff or county recorder for performance of official duties regarding real property.
(Daudt) - MFIP ineligibility, sanctions, time limit, and exit level modified; and electronic benefit transfer card regulated.
Department of Veterans Affairs bonding priorities presentation will be first on the agenda.
Committee discussion and testimony on potential $425,000 annual state fiscal costs of proposed State Veterans Cemetery in Fillmore County
MN Amateur Sports Commission bonding priorities presentation
(Sanders) - Motor vehicle damage disclosure modified.
(Vogel) - Motor vehicle registration plate and sticker provisions amended, and dealer allowed to obtain cancellation of lien more than seven years old.
(Vogel) - Design-build projects approved under pilot program completion authorized.
(Hortman) - Child passenger restraint systems provisions modified to qualify for federal money, and commissioner of public safety authorized to accept federal money.
(Hornstein) - Passenger rail commissioner's duties modified.
(Beard) - Freight railroad operation-related economic development study and report to the legislature by commissioners of transportation and economic development directed.