STATE OF MINNESOTA
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
EDUCATION POLICY AND REFORM COMMITTEE
Representative Mark Buesgens, Chair of the Education Policy and Reform Committee, called the twelfth meeting to order at 8:19AM on Thursday, March 3, 2005, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Clerk noted the roll.
BUESGENS, Mark, Chair
ERICKSON, Sondra, Vice Chair
HF1303 (Dean): Approval of up to five charitable organizations as charter school sponsors authorized.
Rep. Dean moved HF1303DE2 Delete Everything Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Dean finished presenting HF1303 as amended.
Testifying in favor of HF1303 as amended:
Jon Schroeder, Education Evolving
Morgan Brown, Minnesota Department of Education, Director of the Division of School Choice and Innovation
Rep. Buesgens moved that HF1303 be passed and re-referred to Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF615 (Klinzing): Nonprescription pain relief possession by secondary students authorized.
Rep. Klinzing moved HF615.
Rep. Klinzing moved the following oral amendment:
Page 1, Line 12, after "parent," insert "or guardian".
Page 1, Line 13, after "parent," insert "or guardian".
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Klinzing presented HF615 as amended.
Also testifying in support of HF615 were:
Casey Hoshaw, Centennial High School, Student
Nina Coon, Centennial High School, Student
Testifying in opposition to HF615 were:
Linda Sandvig, School Nurses of Minnesota
Rep. Klinzing renewed her motion to pass HF615 as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF806 (Cornish): School district and employee notification of students with a violent history immunity from liability provided.
Rep. Buesgens moved that HF806 be passed and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.
Rep. Cornish presented HF 806.
Rep. Buesgens renewed his motion that HF806 be passed and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF92 (Latz): Perpich Center for Arts Education charter school sponsorship and electronic board meetings authorized.
Rep. Latz moved that HF92 pass and be re-referred to the Education Finance Committee.
Rep. Latz moved the H0092A2 amendment to HF92. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Latz presented HF92.
Also testifying on HF92 were:
David Flannery, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Interim Executive Director
Laurie Beyer Kropuenske, Department of Administration, Director of Public Info Policy Analysis
Rep. Latz renewed his motion that HF92 pass and be re-referred to the Education Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.M
Rep. Carlson moved the minutes of March 1, 2005. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
The meeting adjourned at 10:02 AM.
REP. MARK BUESGENS, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant