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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Children and Families Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: State Office Building Room 200
Agenda:
Presentations:
- Cathy Ten Broeke, Assistant Commissioner and Executive Director, Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness
- Dr. Janna Gerwitz O'Brien, Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP)

HF 444 (Keeler) Homeless Youth Act modified, and money appropriated.
Testifiers:
- Beth Holger, CEO of The Link
- Merhaba Mebrahtu, Young Families Rapid Rehousing Program, Avenues for Youth
- Jacqueline White, Executive Director at CloseKnit

*Agenda items may be added or changed


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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
1. HF 55 (Richardson) Office created for missing and murdered Black women and girls, report required, and money appropriated.
2. HF 91 (Liebling) Abortion regulating statutes repealed, sex offenses repealed, statutes governing the sale of articles and information and prohibiting advertisements repealed, limitation removed on performance of abortions at birth centers, language stricken regarding medical assistance coverage of abortion, limitation removed on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.
3. HF 121 (Edelson) Competency attainment; technical changes made, and money appropriated.
4. HF 420 (Reyer) Fee revenue reallocated, and Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership funding increased.

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Bills Added

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Rules and Legislative Administration

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: SOB Basement
Agenda:
1. Welcome and Call to Order
2. Approval of the Minutes – Thursday, January 19, 2023
3. Calendar for the Day – Thursday, January 26, 2023
4. Permanent Rules of the House
5. Adjournment

Note: Pursuant to House customs and usage, no public testimony will be taken regarding Permanent Rules of the House.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 8:30 AM

State and Local Government Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Ginny Klevorn
Location: SOB 10
Agenda:
Overviews from the House Research and Fiscal Analysis Departments
H.F. 283 (Koegel) Fridley; metropolitan regional parks funding provisions modified.
H.F. 159 (Freiberg) Additional investment authority provided for qualifying local units of government.

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.
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.

*Agenda items (including bills) may be added or removed, and/or order may change.


Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Capitol Room 120
Agenda:
HF195 (Elkins) Transportation management and assistance activities funding provided, and money appropriated.


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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from January 19th, 2023
HF 5 (Jordan) School lunch and breakfast for all students provided.

Agenda items may be added or changed

Notes:
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.

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.

Public Testimony:

If you are interested in providing testimony on the scheduled bills please contact the committee administrator at: polly.cerkvenik@house.mn.gov no later than 2pm on Tuesday, January 17th. Written testimony is encouraged.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: State Office Building - Room 5
Agenda:
HF16 (Hollins): Children or vulnerable adult conversion therapy prohibited, conversion therapy medical assistance coverage and misrepresentation of services or products prohibited.

AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 5:00PM, Monday, January 23, 2023.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY: If you would like to submit written testimony or sign up to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator at Josh.Sande@house.mn.gov. Testifiers must contact the Committee Administrator by 5pm the day prior to the hearing in order to sign up to testify in person. In person testimony may be limited as time allows, and written testimony is encouraged.

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.

Bills Added

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Continue presentation from Minnesota State Colleges and Universities from Tuesday, January 19.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Public Safety Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Kelly Moller
Location: 200 State Office Buidling
Agenda:
HF 424 (Bahner) Definition of qualified domestic violence-related offenses amended to include additional crimes.

HF 93 (Pinto) Slavery or involuntary servitude prohibited as criminal punishment for crime, and constitutional amendment proposed.

HF 43 (Feist) Gross misdemeanor maximum term of incarceration set at 364 days.

HF 147 (Mueller) Mower County; incarceration program alternatives funding provided, and money appropriated.

*Items may be taken up in any order, items may be added or removed at the Chair’s discretion.

*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 10:30 am the day before the hearing (Jan. 23).

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.


Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 12:00 PM

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

1. Roll call attendance

2. Approve minutes for January 17, 2023

3. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today's business
- 2023 (FY24) Members COI

4. Introductions for new LCCMR Members

5. Director's report

6. Action: M.L. 2022 Projects added by the Legislature; Presentations and work plan approvals - Approval Spreadsheet

a. M.L. 2022, Chp. 94, Sec. 2, Subd. 10g (2022-301): Rural and Farmstead Ring Levees, Andrew Graham, MN DNR - Ecological and Water Resources Division, $360,000

b. M.L. 2022, Chp. 94, Sec. 2, Subd. 10e (2022-299): Conservation Reserve Program State Incentives, Dusty Van Thuyne, Board of Water and Soil Resources, $750,000

7. Action: Draft LCCMR Recommendations Bill for the 2023 Legislature - Summary and Spreadsheet

8. Action: Election of Executive Committee Members - Memo

9. LCCMR Other Business

10. Public Testimony

The public is asked to keep their comments brief. If you would like to testify, please contact Diana Griffith at diana.griffith@lccmr.mn.gov by 4:00 pm the day before the meeting. Please specify to which agenda item your testimony relates and the form of your testimony (oral or written). The chair will accommodate testimony at the requested agenda item as time allows.

11. Adjourn


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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Samantha Vang
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Governor’s budget presentation: Commissioner Thom Petersen.

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.
DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Agriculture Finance and Policy 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.

*Agenda items (including bills) may be added or removed, and/or order may change.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Human Services Finance

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: State Office Building - Room 200
Agenda:
I. Presentation from the Minnesota Council on Disability.

II. HF377 (Hicks) - Council on Disability funding provided, and money appropriated.

III. HF480 (Elkins) - Minnesota Council on Disability funding provided to provide outreach, training, assistance, and auditing related to local government website accessibility; report required; and money appropriated.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

HANDOUTS: All handouts must be provided electronically to the Committee Administrator and Committee Legislative Assistant at least 12 hours prior to the start of a committee meeting. Handouts should be in accessible (Optical Character Recognition) format for posting to the committee webpage. Contact the Committee Administrator at sean.herring@house.mn.gov to submit handouts or for more information about acceptable electronic formats.

TESTIFYING: In-person public testimony will be taken as time allows. Testifiers must contact the Committee Administrator at sean.herring@house.mn.gov by 5pm the day prior to the hearing in order to sign up to testify. Written testimony is encouraged and will be posted on the committee webpage.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the Human Services Finance webpage.

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.

Bills Added

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Labor and Industry Finance and Policy

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:


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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Room 5, State Office Building
Agenda:
HF9 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Individual income provisions modified, dependent care credit expanded, great start child care credit established.

A DE1 Amendment (Kotyza-Witthuhn/Authors Amendment) has been added. Additional items may be added to the agenda. Materials will be posted to the Committee website when they are available. Public testifiers should email their full name, organization (if applicable) and preferred title to the Committee Administrator (Patrick.McQuillan@house.mn.gov) by 5 PM on Monday, January 23rd. Materials to be distributed to the Committee members are also due by 5 PM on Monday, January 23rd. Please 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.

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.


Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Patty Acomb
Location: Room 200 - State Office Building
Agenda:
HF393 (Stephenson) - Procedure to resolve disputes between public utilities and residential customers provided.
Public Utilities Commission Presentation

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 will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis, and may be limited due to committee time constraints.

This hearing may be viewed in person or via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

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Bills Added
Attachments:

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Laurie Pryor
Location: 120 Capitol
Agenda:
HF320 (Rep. Hassan) - Teachers of color Act strengthened, percentage of teachers of color and American Indian teacher in Minnesota increased, world's best workforce requirements amended.

HF368 (Rep. Hanson) - Prohibiting malicious and sadistic conduct involving race, gender, religion, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, and sexual exploitation.

HF271 (Rep. Edelson) - Nonexclusionary discipline provided.

*Agenda items may be added or removed at the Chair's discretion

Notes:
HANDOUTS: Handouts MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT and emailed to the committee administrator by 12p.m. (noon) the day before the hearing. If you are bringing hard copies, bring 40 copies. Note: submitted written testimony is encouraged and will be included in the official committee record. It may be posted to the committee webpage if received by deadline.

TESTIFYING: Remote testimony is available as needed. 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 day before the hearing. Written testimony is encouraged.

For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator at wilson.lee@house.mn.gov or 651-296-1913.

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.

Bills Added

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
*HF234 (Vang) Game and fish; provisions for taking turtles modified.
HF389 (Hansen) Distribution of lottery in lieu tax modified.
**HF100 (Stephenson) Cannabis; various provisions added or changed relating to Office of Cannabis Management; advisory councils; sales and use reports; legal and limited possession and use; business licensing, inspection, and regulation; flower and product testing; labeling; advertisement; private resident cultivation; medical program; sales taxes; grants and loans; criminal penalties; expungement procedures; labor standards; temporary regulation of edible products; scheduling; data; miscellaneous and clarifying and technical changes; and money appropriated.
***The chair has extended the amendment deadline for HF100 to 11:00am, Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

*Please note that HF234 (Vang) received a full hearing with public testimony on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. The committee will be limited to amendments and final action.

**For HF100 (Stephenson), Testimony, amendments, and discussion will be limited to provisions of the bill within the jurisdiction of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy Committee. The provisions are as follows:
Article 1
• Sec. 8 – Establishment of environmental standards
• Sec. 21 – Cannabis cultivator licensing (particularly subdivision 2, clause (1))
• Sec. 22 – Cannabis cultivator operations (particularly subdivision 3)
• Sec. 23 – Cannabis manufacturer licensing (particularly subdivision 2, clause (1))
• Sec. 33 – Cannabis microbusiness licensing (particularly subdivision 2, clause (1))
• Sec. 42 – Medical cannabis business applications (particularly subdivision 1, clause (1))

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Attachments:

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Howard
Location: Room 5
Agenda:
HF 315 (Her) Landlords prohibited from imposing fees, and entry by a landlord restricted and fees for improper entry amended.

HF 316 (Her) Covenants implied in residential lease amended, tenant remedies against landlords for repairs provided, and tenant allowed to request emergency repairs from court.

HF 317 (Her) Landlord and tenant provisions modified, and termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant established.

HF 445 (Her) Rental discrimination based on participation in public assistance prohibited.

*All agenda items subject to change, materials and testifiers will be updated

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.

Bills Added