STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance and Policy Division, called the virtual committee meeting to order at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Representative Sandstede moved to approve the minutes from March 3, 20201. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1802 (Her) - Students formerly in foster care grant and waiver program established, money transferred, and reports required.
Chair Bernardy moved that HF 1802 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill.
Chair Bernardy moved to adopt the A1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Her presented HF 1802 to the committee.
Christian Krump, Foster from Wheaton, Minnesota
Antania Goff, Foster from St. Cloud, Minnesota
Abigail Hackbarth, Foster from Cokato, Minnesota
Hoang Murphy, Executive Director of Foster Advocates
Paul Cerkvenik; President of the Minnesota Private College Council
Vice Chair Christensen assumed the gavel at 3:11 PM.
Chair Bernardy assumed the gavel at 3:12 PM.
Chair Bernardy renewed the motion that HF 1802 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.
HF 9 (Greenman) Voter registration related provisions modified; absentee voting provisions modified.
Chair Bernardy moved that HF 9 be referred to Taxes.
Chair Bernardy moved to adopt the A15 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Greenman presented HF 9 to the committee.
Siena Leone-Getten, Carleton Student
Sean Lim, MN Youth Collective Organizer
Will Burns, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Student
Samm Bonawitz, Director of Government Relations, MN Secretary of State’s Office
Chair Bernardy renewed the motion that HF 9 be referred to Taxes. The clerk took the roll.
There being 11 ayes and 8 nays, the MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 4:32 PM.
Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair
Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant