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House Television Webcast and Mobile Streaming Schedule

Friday, March 1, 2024 8:00 AM, HTV 1

FRIDAY: No House hearings scheduled

No House hearings scheduled
Monday, March 4, 2024 3:25 PM, HTV 1

MONDAY: Session Daily Update

Updates from the House.
Monday, March 4, 2024 3:30 PM, HTV 1

MONDAY: House Floor Session

HF3437 (Klevorn ) Plymouth; Michael Gau Memorial Bridge on US Highway 169 over Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 9 designated.
HF3489 (Frazier) School Resource Officers; public safety provided, grounds for use of reasonable force in schools modified, school resource officer duties defined and minimum training requirements established, school resource officer model policy development required, and money appropriated.

House Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Monday, March 4, 2024, 3/1/2024 8:30:00 AM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Rep. Kaohly Vang Her
Location: 120 State Capitol
Agenda:
  1. Approval of February 26, 2024, meeting minutes.
     
  2. HF 3930 (Frederick); SF 3761 (Frentz): Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) Correctional Employees Retirement Plan (MSRS Correctional); Adding "music therapist" to the positions eligible for coverage; permitting the purchase of past service credit.
    • HF3930-SF3761 Summary
    • Testifiers:
      • Tanner Fritsinger, Political Coordinator, Minn. Association of Professional Employees
      • Ava Olin, Music Therapist-Board Certified

  3. HF xxxx; SF 4424 (Pappas): MSRS Correctional; Adding "baker," "cook," "culinary supervisor," and "kitchen supervisor" to the positions eligible for coverage; permitting the purchase of past service credit.
    • Amendment S4424-2A
    • SF4424 Summary
    • Testifiers:
      • Ethan Vogel, Legislative Director, AFSCME Council 5
      • Megan Peterson, Cook, Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) Moose Lake
         
  4. HF 4248 (Moller); SF xxxx: Secure Choice Retirement Program; Permitting home and community-based services employees to participate in the program.
  5. HF 4270 (Becker-Finn); SF 4319 (Pappas): Secure Choice; Modifying requirements applicable to the board of directors; authorizing the appointment of an interim executive director; making technical corrections.

PUBLIC VIEWING INFORMATION:  This meeting will be streamed live by the House (webcast schedule).

TESTIFYING: To testify or submit written testimony on an agenda item, please contact the Commission staff at lisa.diesslin@lcpr.mn.gov by 12:00 noon on Thursday, February 29, identifying the specific item on which you would like to testify.  Testimony is limited to the items listed on the agenda. The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair and is subject to change.

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 Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov.

MEETING DOCUMENTS will be posted here and on the Commission website.

Monday, March 4, 2024, 3/1/2024 9:00:00 AM

Legislative Audit Commission - Evaluation Subcommittee

Chair: Rep. Emma Greenman
Location: G-3 State Capitol
Agenda:
  1. Working session to review suggested topics and narrow list to 15 topics

PUBLIC VIEWING INFORMATION:  This meeting will also be live-streamed via YouTube.

TESTIFYING:  The Legislative Audit Commission and its subcommittees typically do not take public testimony. 

ACCESSIBILITY/ACCOMMODATION: 

  • For information on or to request an accommodation, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov. 
  • To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers, please contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator as soon as possible. 
  • If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form.

MEETING DOCUMENTS will be posted here and on the Office of the Legislative Auditor website as soon as they are available.

Monday, March 4, 2024, 3/4/2024 10:30:00 AM

Ways and Means

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Liz Olson
Location: Room 200
Agenda:
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Monday, March 4, 2024, 3/4/2024 1:00:00 PM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF 3631 (Lee) Previous appropriations for capital projects amended. NOTE: HF 3631 will be heard on an informational only basis. No formal action will be taken.

The following bills will given an official hearing:
HF 4194 (Howard) Housing infrastructure bonds eligible uses expanded, and additional housing infrastructure bonds issuance authorized.
HF 4271 (Howard) Housing and redevelopment authorities authorized to create public corporations for the purpose of purchasing, owning, and operating properties converted under the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration program.

AMENDMENTS: Amendments to HF 4194 and HF 4271 are due to the Committee Administrator Jenny.Nash@house.mn.gov by 1:00 pm on Friday, March 1.

TESTIMONY: To sign up to testify on HF 4194 or HF 4271, please contact the Committee Administrator at Jenny.Nash@house.mn.gov by 1:00 pm on Friday, March 1. Written testimony should be submitted to the Committee Administrator by 3:00 pm on Friday, March 1. 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

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Monday, March 4, 2024, 3/4/2024 1:00:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Room 10
Agenda:
HF4100 (Reyer); Debt collection, garnishment, and consumer finance governing provisions modified; debtor protections provided; and statutory forms review required.

HF4400 (Stephenson); Prohibiting Social Media Manipulation Act created, social media platforms regulated, and private right of action and attorney general enforcement provided.

HF4388 (Urdahl); Litchfield allowed to issue on-sale liquor license for town ball games played at ballpark on school grounds.

HF4040 (Kotyza-Witthuhn); Minnesota Securities Act registration provisions modified, and franchise fee deferral modified.

HF4041 (Kotyza-Witthuhn); Financial institution various governing provisions added and modified, and technical changes made.


Bills may be added, removed, or taken up in any order 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.

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

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov

If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form

To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Monday, March 4, 2024, 3/4/2024 1:00:00 PM

Human Services Policy

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

- HF3941 (Curran) Home and community-based services standards modified

- HF3743 (Edelson) Community support services program standards modified, various behavioral health provisions modified, protected transport start-up grants and engagement services pilot grants established, formula-based allocation for mental health grant services recommendations required, and money appropriated.

- HF4158 (Hicks) Medical assistance modified for employed persons with disabilities

- HF4203 (Pryor) Informed choice and expedited service authorization for technology systems demonstration partnership for people receiving home and community-based services authorized.
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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 with automatically generated captions.

Accommodations:
- To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov.
- If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send you comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
- To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Monday, March 4, 2024, 3/4/2024 1:00:00 PM

Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jerry Newton
Location: Room 5
Agenda:
HF4336 (Bliss) - Modifying prior appropriation for state veterans cemeteries; planning new veterans cemetery in northwestern Minnesota

HF4334 (Olson) - Providing that a veteran, veteran's spouse or dependent, former service member of the armed forces, or former service member's spouse or dependent shall not qualify for state-funded benefits, services, or programs if the veteran or former service member has forfeited federal benefits

HF4335 (Bennett) - Modifying veterans homes provisions

HF4344 (Coulter) - Modifying provisions related to state soldiers assistance program education benefits

HF4412 (Greenman) - Modifying veterans home provisions

HF3454 (Norris) - Adjutant general authorized to establish referral bonus program for referrals leading to enlistment in or commissioning into the Minnesota National Guard.

All agenda items subject to change at the discretion of the Chair.

TESTIMONY: If you would like to testify or provide handouts to the committee please email jack.dockendorf@house.mn.gov no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony received after this time may not be included in members' packets.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Housing Finance and Policy Committee webpage.

ACCESSIBILITY: To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator, Jack Dockendorf (jack.dockendorf@house.mn.gov).

LIVESTREAM: This hearing may be viewed on the House webcast schedule page. All video events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Monday, March 4, 2024, 2/29/2024 3:30:00 PM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 8:30:00 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: State Office Building Room 5
Agenda:
1. HF 4153 (Curran) Landlords required to disclose that an assistance animal is not subject to a pet fee.
2. HF 3925 (Feist) Property insurance provided for grantee beneficiaries of transfer on death deeds; and technical, clarifying, and conforming changes to transfer on death deeds made.
3. HF 3456 (Greenman) Restrictive employment covenants prohibited in service contracts.
4. HF 2309 (Elkins) Rights given to consumers regarding personal data, obligations placed on businesses regarding consumer data, and enforcement by attorney general provided.
5. HF 3470 (Clardy) Criminal justice agencies definition modified.
6. HF 3473 (Coulter) National Guard provisions amended, and types of data regarding service members that the adjutant general may request modified.


Committee discussion of all bills will be limited to the provisions within the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee. Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the chair's discretion.

HANDOUTS: Handouts in Word or PDF format should be emailed to the committee administrator by 10am the business day before the hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record. It will be posted to the committee webpage if received by deadline.
TESTIFYING: The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair and is subject to change. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator by 5pm the business day before the hearing.
DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law webpage.
LIVESTREAM: This hearing may be viewed on the House webcast schedule page. All video events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.
ACCESSIBILITY: To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov. To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the committee administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 8:30:00 AM

State and Local Government Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Ginny Klevorn
Location: Room 10
Agenda:
HF 3677 (Elkins) Counties authorized to appropriate money to organizations to defray expenses of Veterans Day exercises.
HF 3606 (Stephenson) Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design required to provide notice by email to license and certificate holders whose license or certificate is about to expire.
HF 4273 (Finke) Rainbow flag bans prohibited.
HF 3483 (Feist) Guardian immunity amended, guardianship task force created, and report required.

HANDOUTS: Handouts MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT and emailed to the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing. If you are bringing hard copies, bring 40 copies. Note: submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record. It may be posted to the committee webpage if received by deadline.
TESTIFYING: Testimony is limited. The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator by 12 p.m. (noon) the business day before the hearing.
DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State and Local Government Finance and Policy webpage.
VIEWING: This hearing may be viewed on the House webcast schedule page. All video events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.
*Agenda items (including bills) may be added or removed, and/or order may change.

o For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
o If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
o To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 10:30:00 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from February 29th, 2024
Student Voices Day

Agenda items may be added or changed.

Notes:
For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn.gov or 651-296-5524.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 10:30:00 AM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: Room 10
Agenda:
Continuing the informational overview of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities capital investment request.

Bill Hearings:
HF3985 (Wolgamott) Previous higher education appropriation modified.
HF4175 (Pelowski) Workforce development scholarships program eligibility expanded.

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 10:30:00 AM

Public Safety Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Kelly Moller
Location: Room 200
Agenda:
HF 1261 (Nelson, M) Use of preliminary breath screening tool for alcohol allowed as court admissible evidence for drivers of commercial vehicles.

HF 3539 (Edelson) Sales restrictions of aerosol dusters containing 1, 1-difluoroethane established, and criminal penalties provided.

HF 4048 (Tabke) Various Department of Corrections provisions modified, data sharing with prosecutor for petition for sentence adjustment modified, correctional officer use of deadly force modified, report to legislature discontinued, and probation report date modified.

HF 3490 (Becker-Finn) Sale of human remains for commercial purposes prohibited, and felony offense established.

HF 4215 (Mueller) Grant funding provided to train and make therapy dogs available to law enforcement officers who are suffering from job-related trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, report required, and money appropriated.

*HF 3599 (Tabke) Victim notice and input in end-of-confinement review process provided.

*Testimony on HF 3599 was taken on Feb. 20th. No further testimony will be taken.

Items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion.

This hearing may be viewed on the House webcast schedule page. All video events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 1:00:00 PM

Labor and Industry Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 4444 (Greenman) Misclassification of employees prohibited

If you would like to testify or submit materials to the committee, please contact Travis Reese by 5pm on Monday, March 4 at travis.reese@house.mn.gov

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 1:00:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Room 5
Agenda:
Trends in Corporate Profits and Tax Base Erosion Presentation
Niko Lusiani, Director, Corporate Governance, Roosevelt Institute

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 3:00:00 PM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Patty Acomb
Location: Room 200
Agenda:
HF3949 (Hollins) - Geothermal energy system construction funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3900 (Kraft) - High-voltage transmission lines siting and relocation governing provisions modified.
*Items may be added to the agenda

If you wish to submit written testimony or testify in person, please send the written testimony or the request to testify to Mike.Molzahn@house.mn.gov by 1 p.m. the day before the meeting. Written testimony is preferred and will be accepted after the deadline. In-person testimony may be limited due to committee time constraints.

This hearing may be viewed in person or via the House webcast schedule page

-To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or email the LCC Accessibility Coordinator
-If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
-To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 3:00:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Laurie Pryor
Location: Basement Hearing Room B2
Agenda:
HF3744 (Rep. Edelson) - Read Act amended, report required, and money appropriated.

HF4361 (Rep. Hill) - Teacher licensure provisions modified, and reports required.

HF3995 (Rep. Hill) - Working group on special education licensure reciprocity established, and report required.

HF3973 (Rep. Virnig) - Requirements for administration of drugs and medicine in schools modified.

HF3959 (Rep. Virnig) - Epinephrine auto-injector administration in schools requirements modified.

Agenda items may be added or changed.

Notes:
AMENDMENTS: Amendments must be emailed to the committee administrator by 12pm (Noon) Monday.

HANDOUTS: Handouts MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT and emailed to the committee administrator before 4p.m., Monday. If you are bringing hard copies to the committee, please bring 40 copies and check-in with the committee administrator before distribution.

TESTIFYING: The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. Remote testimony is available upon request. Written testimony is encouraged and is accounted as official committee record - to be distributed to committee members and public. If you would like to testify or submit written testimony (PDF format), please email the committee administrator before 4p.m., Monday.

For any other questions or concerns, please reach out to the Committee Administrator at wilson.lee@house.mn.gov or 651-296-1913.
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o For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
o If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
o To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
o This hearing may be viewed on the House webcast schedule page . All video events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 3:00:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF3416 (Bierman) Environment; rulemaking relating to solid waste disposal facilities required.
HF3376 (Greenman) Digital image use as proof of possession of game and fish licenses allowed.
HF3617 (Finke) Use of critical habitat private sector matching account modified, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF3461 (Finke) Forest industry data classified.
HF4015 (Jordan) Native rough fish provided, conforming changes made for aquatic farm licenses and taking and possessing fish, and rulemaking authorized.
HF3791 (Hansen) New electronic license system provided, and conforming changes made.

If you would like to sign up to testify or submit written testimony, please email Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn.gov by 5:00pm, Monday, March 4, 2024. Submitted written testimony is public and will be posted on the committee website and included in the committee record.

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov

If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form

To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 3/5/2024 3:00:00 PM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Howard
Location: Room 5
Agenda:
HF3350 (Stephenson) - Rent increases limited in low-income rental projects receiving low-income housing tax credits.

HF3591 (Agbaje) - Residential housing lease provisions amended; landlord and tenant rights and obligations amended; residential housing eviction provisions amended; new rights and obligations created for landlords and tenants; clarifying, technical, and conforming changes made to landlord and tenant provisions.

HF3800 (Norris) - Organization and operation of housing cooperatives for seniors, low and moderate income people, limited equity cooperatives and leasing cooperatives for designated members provided.

All agenda items subject to change at the discretion of the Chair.

TESTIMONY: If you would like to testify or provide handouts to the committee please email jack.dockendorf@house.mn.gov no later than 5pm the day before the hearing. Written testimony received after this time may not be included in members' packets.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Housing Finance and Policy Committee webpage.

ACCESSIBILITY: To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access. If you have further questions on accommodations or accessibility, please contact the Committee Administrator, Jack Dockendorf (jack.dockendorf@house.mn.gov).

LIVESTREAM: This hearing may be viewed on the House webcast schedule page. All video events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 8:30:00 AM

Elections Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Mike Freiberg
Location: Room 200
Agenda:
HF3527 (Greenman); Minnesota Voting Rights Act established, legislative findings made, actions that result in voter suppression or vote dilution made by political subdivisions or officials/entities with responsibilities relating to election administration prohibited, civil cause of action established for violations, notice prior to a claim required, and remedies established.

HF4043 (Agbaje); Allocation of incarcerated persons based on their last known address in Minnesota required, Department of Corrections required to collect last residential address of an inmate before incarceration.

HF4411 (Greenman); Money transferred to voting operations, technology, and election resources account.

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 no later than 5pm the night before. Anything sent to the CA will be posted publicly unless specifically asked otherwise.

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov

If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form

To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 8:30:00 AM

Sustainable Infrastructure Policy

Chair: Rep. Erin Koegel
Location: State Office Building Room 10
Agenda:
1. HF 4025 (Koegel) Minnesota Advisory Council on Infrastructure established, office powers and duties specified, implementation provided, reports required, and money appropriated.*
2. HF 342 (Igo) Carbon capture and sequestration technology state policy established.

*Public testimony was taken on HF 4025 on February 21, 2024. No further public testimony will be taken.

Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the chair's discretion.

HANDOUTS: Handouts in Word or PDF format should be emailed to the committee administrator by 10am the business day before the hearing. Submitted written testimony is public and will be included in the official committee record.
TESTIFYING: The number of testifiers and length of time permitted is at the discretion of the chair, and is subject to change. If you would like to testify, please email the committee administrator by 5pm the business day before the hearing.
DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Sustainable Infrastructure webpage.
LIVESTREAM: This hearing may be viewed on the House webcast schedule page. All video events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.
ACCESSIBILITY: To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov. To request legislative services for American Sign Language (ASL), Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) closed captioning services, or live language interpretation services for Hmong, Somali, or Spanish speakers to testify, please contact the committee administrator as soon as possible.
Bills Added
Bills Removed
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 8:30:00 AM

Ways and Means

Joint Hearing: House Ways and Means/Senate Finance

Chair: Rep. Liz Olson
Location: 1200 Minnesota Senate Building
Agenda:
Presentation from Minnesota Management and Budget on the February Budget Forecast.

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
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Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 8:30:00 AM

Workforce Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Jay Xiong
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 3386 (Finke) Nonprofit grant funding provided to support LGBTQ people relocating
HF 3194 (Tabke) Workforce development scholarship pilot program established
HF 3046 (Frazier) Sabathani Community Center grant funding
HF 3537 (Sencer-Mura) Bolder Options youth programming funding provided

HF 3999 (Sencer-Mura) STEM training and career preparation program grant funding
Adrienne Dorn, Executive Director, GMCC (founded as Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches)
Deeq Abdi, Youth Program Manager, GMCC

If you would like to testify or submit materials to the committee, please submit them by Noon on Tuesday, March 5 to travis.reese@house.mn.gov

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
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Bills Added
Bills Removed
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 10:30:00 AM

Economic Development Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Hodan Hassan
Location: 10 State Offic Building
Agenda:
HF 3608 (Stephenson) Haven for Heroes campus renovations funding provided, prior appropriation cancelled, and money appropriated
HF 3934 (Norris) Minnesota Sports and Events grant funding provided, and money appropriated
HF 4105 (Sencer-Mura) GroundBreak capital access funding provided, report required
HF 4039 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) New American Development Center grant funding provided
HF 3846 (Hassan) Community wealth building grant program pilot project modified

If you would like to testify or provide materials for the committee, please contact Travis Reese by Noon on Tuesday, March 5 at travis.reese@house.mn.gov

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
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Bills Added
Bills Removed
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 10:30:00 AM

Legacy Finance

Chair: Rep. Leon Lillie
Location: Room 200
Agenda:
Parks and Trails Presentations
*Items may be added to the agenda

This hearing may be viewed in person or via the House webcast schedule page

-To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or email the LCC Accessibility Coordinator
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Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 1:00:00 PM

Capital Investment

Chair: Rep. Fue Lee
Location: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
State Agency Overviews of Governor's 2024 bonding recommendations:
Department of Natural Resources
Board of Water and Soil Resources
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Metropolitan Council

This hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page. All events are closed captioned with automatically generated captions.

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov
If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
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Bills Added
Bills Removed
Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 1:00:00 PM

Commerce Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Zack Stephenson
Location: Room 10
Agenda:
HF3889 (Hicks); Amino acid-based elemental formula health insurance coverage required.

HF2301 (Tabke); Tests and procedures required to be classified as preventive for firefighters.

HF3339 (Koegel); Coverage for orthotic and prosthetic devices required, and rulemaking authorized.

HF2607 (Finke); Health plans clarified to require coverage of gender-affirming care, and medical assistance clarified to require coverage of gender-affirming care.

HF1658 (Brand); Insurance; infertility treatment coverage required.

HF4053 (Stephenson); Health plan coverage of abortion and related services required, medical assistance required, and conforming changes made.

Bills may be added, removed, or taken up in any order 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.

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

For further information on accommodations, please visit FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov

If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send your comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form

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Bills Added
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Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 3/6/2024 1:00:00 PM

Human Services Policy

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

- Peer Recovery Services Presentation from Office of Addiction and Recovery & Department of Human Services
a. Jeremy Drucker, Director of the Office of Addiction and Recovery, Minnesota Management and Budget Office
b. Kristy Graume; Legislative Director for Behavioral Health, Housing, Deaf-Hard-of-Hearing and Disability Services; Minnesota Department of Human Services

- HF3397 (Edelson) Peer recovery support services and recovery peer requirements modified, tiered reimbursement rate structure for recovery peers development required, and money appropriated.

- HFXXXX (Frederick) [Revisor #24-06964] Modifying provisions related to the ombudsman for mental health and development disabilities; prohibiting the classification of recovery peers as independent contractors Bill link will be added upon introduction, PDF attached

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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 with automatically generated captions.

Accommodations:
- To learn more about requesting an accommodation, please visit the FAQs for Disability Access or contact the LCC Accessibility Coordinator at accessibility.coordinator@lcc.mn.gov.
- If you are having accessibility or usability problems with any Minnesota Legislative website or software, please send you comments to the Accessibility & Usability Comment Form
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Bills Added
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Friday, March 8, 2024, 3/1/2024 9:00:00 AM

Legislative Task Force on Aging

Chair: Representative Klevorn
Location: G-23 State Capitol
Agenda:

TBD

Monday, March 11, 2024, 3/1/2024 8:30:00 AM

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair: Rep. Kaohly Vang Her
Location: 120 State Capitol
Agenda:

TBA

Monday, March 11, 2024, 3/1/2024 10:00:00 AM

Subcommittee on Minnesota Water Policy

Chair: Rep. Hemmingsen-Jaeger
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:
  1. Call to order: Chair: Represenative Hemmingsen-Jaeger
  2. Approval of February 6 minutes
  3. Clean Water Council's proposed supplemental budget--SE Minnesota
    • John Barton, Clean Water Council
  4. Update on introduced water legislation--Jim Stark
  5. Update and discussion on bills from the subcommittee- Jim Stark
  6. Adjourn 

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