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Monday, February 6, 2023

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Monday, February 6, 2023
Monday, February 6, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Rep. Kaohly Vang Her
Location: 120 State Capitol
Agenda:
  1. Approval of January 30, 2023, meeting minutes.
  2. HF 1199 (Wolgamott); SF 1308 (Murphy): Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) 2023 administrative bill.
  3. HF xxxx; SF xxxx (Revisor #23-03171): Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) 2023 administrative bill.
  4. HF xxxx; SF xxxx (Revisor #23-03138): Teachers Retirement Association (TRA) 2023 administrative bill.
  5. Amendment H1199-DE1 to combine the MSRS, PERA, and TRA administrative bills.
  6. Presentation by the Commission actuary on the investment rate of return actuarial assumption.
    • Mark W. Schulte, FSA, EA, MAAA, President and Consulting Actuary, VIA Actuarial Solutions
    • Emily M. Knutson, FSA, EA, MAAA, Consulting Actuary, VIA Actuarial Solutions

PUBLIC VIEWING INFORMATION:  Meeting will be livestreamed by the House on HTV2: www.house.mn.gov/live/2.

TESTIFYING: To testify or submit written testimony on an agenda item, please contact the Commission staff at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.mn.gov by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 3, identifying the specific agenda item on which you would like to testify.

MEETING DOCUMENTS will be posted both here and on the Commission website on the February 6 meeting page as soon as they become available.

ACCESSIBILITY/ACCOMMODATION: To comment on digital accessibility to meeting information, please submit comments using the Accessibility Comment Form. To request an accommodation, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the Legislative Coordinating Commission at lcc@lcc.mn.gov.


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Monday, February 6, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Liz Olson
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF13 (Pinto) Child care assistance rates modified.
HF444 (Keeler) Homeless Youth Act modified, and money appropriated. (Bill added to the agenda)

Bill removed from the agenda:
HF91 (Liebling) Abortion regulating statutes repealed, sex offenses repealed, statutes governing the sale of articles and information and prohibiting advertisements repealed, limitation removed on performance of abortions at birth centers, language stricken regarding medical assistance coverage of abortion, limitation removed on MinnesotaCare coverage of abortion, and conforming changes made.

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Bills Added
Bills Removed

Monday, February 6, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: 120 State Capitol
Agenda:
Agency bonding overviews:
Metropolitan Council
Board of Water and Soil Resources
Amateur Sports Commission
State Academies
Perpich Center for Arts Education
Department of Agriculture

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Monday, February 6, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Room 10, State Office Building
Agenda:
HF797 (Tabke); Motor vehicle warranty labor compensation modified.

HF413 (Stephenson); Preference for purchase of electric vehicles for state fleet established, certification of training of motor vehicle dealer employees required, rebates for electric vehicle purchases provided, utilities required to file plans with Public Utilities Commission to promote electric vehicles, grants awarded to automobile dealers to defray cost of manufacturer certification allowing electric vehicle sales, and money appropriated.

HF1266 (Frederick); Sales reporting for intermediate blends of gasoline and biofuel required.

Bills may be taken up in any order, added, or removed at the Chair's discretion

If you would like to testify or provide handouts to the committee please email simon.brown@house.mn.gov, preferably 24 hours prior to the hearing.

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The hearing will be broadcast through House Information Services, for more information visit: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/hinfo.asp

Bills Added

Monday, February 6, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Human Services Policy

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: State Office Building, Room 200
Agenda:
*Items may be added*

- HF339 (Curran) Adult foster care licensure requirements modified for community residential settings.
a. Sara Grafstrom, Director of State and Federal Policy, ARRM
b. Alaina Gallagher, Executive Project Manager, ARRM

- HF716 (Finke) Access to shared services under home and community-based service waivers expanded.
a. Steven Schmidt, Attorney, Minnesota Disability Law Center
b. Brittanie Wilson, Disability Advocate, St. Paul

- HF813 (Hicks) Home and community-based workforce incentive fund grants established, awareness-building campaign for recruitment of direct care professionals established, and money appropriated.
a. Sara Grafstrom, Director of State and Federal Policy, ARRM
b. Cindy Ostrowski, CEO, Hiawatha Homes
c. Jasmin Phury, Supervisor, Bear Creek Services
d. Frances Thiam, Residential Providers Association of Minnesota

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 5pm on Friday, February 3rd, 2023.
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Testimony: Handouts, written testimony, and testifier requests must be in PDF format and emailed to the Committee Administrator Nick.Stumo-Langer@house.mn.gov by 8:30am the day of each hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record, and it may be posted to the committee webpage if received by the deadline. If bringing hard copies to the hearing, please bring 40 copies for members, staff, and the public.

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed-captioned.

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Bills Added

Monday, February 6, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jerry Newton
Location: Room 5
Agenda:
HF1060 (Demuth) Property tax provisions modified, and disabled veterans' homestead market value exclusion spousal benefit modified.

HF656 (Pfarr) Post-9/11 veterans bonus program eligibility expanded.

HF1112 (Bennett) Post-9/11 veteran bonuses funding provided, and money appropriated.*

HF986 (Hudella) Tax and fee exemptions provided for eligible veterans with a disability, including certain registration taxes, license plates fees, title fees, driver's license and identification card fees, and motor vehicle sales taxes.

HF985 (Wiens) Transportation; Civil Air Patrol special plates established.

HF665 (Bliss) Available remedies for violating the prohibition on assigning military pay or benefits amended.

*Bill added, one removed

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Bills Added
Bills Removed
Attachments:

Monday, February 6, 2023 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
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