STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON EARLY CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT POLICY
Chair, Representative Joe Mullery
Representative Mullery, Chair of Committee on Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy, called the meeting to order at Wednesday March 12, 2014 at 4:08 PM in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Laine, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
Representative Moran moved the approval of the minutes from Tuesday March 11, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
Chair Mullery moved HF 2001 (Norton) be re-referred to the committee on Health and Human Services Policy.
Chair Mullery moved to amend HF 2001 (see attached amendment H2001DE1
). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Norton presented HF 2001, as amended; family child care training and background study requirements modified, and safe sleep spaces for infants in child care requirements clarified.
Testifying on HF 2001:
Jackie Harrington, First Five Years Family Child Care
Miranda Oliver, Licensed Family Child Care Provider, Forest Lake, MN
Representative Laine moved to amend HF 2001, the delete everything as follows:
Page 3, line 25, delete “the trainings”.
Chair Mullery renewed his motion that HF 2001, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Health and Human Services Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Mullery moved that HF 2115 (Clark) be re-referred to the committee on Health and Human Services Finance.
Representative Clark presented information on HF 2115; Child care professional development pilot project established.
Testifying on HF 2115:
Mouhamoud _____, American Business __
Abdirizak Jamn, Board of Trustees, American Business Association
Miranda Oliver, Licensed Family Child Care Provider
Jerry Kerber, Inspector General, DHS
Chair Mullery laid over HF 2115 (Clark).
Representative Franson motioned that HF 2754 (Fischer) be re-referred to the committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance.
Representative Fischer presented information on HF 2754; emancipation of minors provided.
Testifying on HF 2754:
Lilia Panteleeva, Esq., Executive Director, Children’s Law Center of Minnesota
Mary Regen, Executive Director,
Melinda Hugdahl, Legal Aid
Chair Mullery laid over HF 2754 for possible inclusion.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:30 PM.
Representative Joe Mullery, Chair
Owen Wirth, Committee Legislative Assistant