STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance
Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:06 PM on February 14, 2017, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
NORNES, Bud, Chair
CHRISTENSEN, Drew, Vice Chair
PELOWSKI, Gene, DFL Lead
Representative Omar moved that the minutes of February 8, 2017, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF889 (Nornes) Higher Education Office, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and University of Minnesota policy and funding provided; and money appropriated.
Chair Nornes moved that HF889 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.
Larry Pogemiller, Commissioner, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Meredith Fergus, Financial Aid Research, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Muzamba Sibajene, Intercultural Program Management Specialist, Alexandria Technical and Community College
Elijah Norris-Holliday, Student, Winona State University
Nekey Oliver, Legislative Liaison, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Ashia Maxwell, Student, Patrick Henry High School
Violeta Hernandez Espinosa, Legislative and Policy Liaison, Council of Latino Affairs
Paul Spies, Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in Minnesota
Yvonne Cournoyer, Prevention Program Manager, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Caroline Palmer, Public and Legal Affairs Manager, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Thomas A. Baden Jr., Commissioner and Chief Information Officer, Minnesota Information Technology Services
Chair Nornes renewed his motion that HF889 be laid over for possible inclusion into an omnibus bill.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:06 PM.
Representative Bud Nornes, Chair
Megan Hennen, Committee Legislative Assistant