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Monday, February 17, 2020

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Monday, February 17, 2020
Monday, February 17, 2020 , 9:45 AM
Time Note: The room is blocked until noon if necessary to complete the agenda.

Ways and Means

Chair: Rep. Lyndon Carlson
Location: Remote Hearing
I. *HF 5 (Halverson) Paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits provided; employment leaves regulated and required; data classified; and rulemaking authorized.
II. *HF 11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.
III. Overview of Governor Walz' Capital Budget recommendations
- Myron Frans, Commissioner, MN Management and Budget
- Britta Reitan, State Budget Director
IV. Legislative Budget Office presentation
- Michelle Weber, Director

*Pursuant to House Rule 4.20, HF5 and HF 11 were returned to the Ways & Means Committee. The committee will not take additional testimony on these bills as they received a full hearing last year. The committee will consider technical amendments and vote on procedural motion to send the bills back to the General Register.

Bills Added

Hearing Canceled
Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: Remote Hearing
HF 345 (Pelowski) Disaster Contingency Account money transferred.

The H0345DE2 amendment will be offered by the Chair.
Monday, February 17, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Long-Term Care Division

Chair: Rep. Jennifer Schultz
Location: Remote Hearing
Long-Term Care Interim Updates from Commissioner Jan Malcolm, MN Department of Health

Long-Term Care Interim Updates from Commissioner Jodi Harpstead and Assistant Commissioner Dan Pollock, MN Department of Human Services
Monday, February 17, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Property and Local Tax Division

Chair: Rep. Andrew Carlson
Location: Remote Hearing
I. Overview of Local Option Sales Taxes & 2019 law change
II. HF 2931 (Layman) Grand Rapids; local sales and use tax authorized
III. HF 3155 (Sundin) Carlton County; local sales and use tax imposition authorized
IV. HF 2956 (Lueck) Crosslake; local sales and use tax authority modified
V. HF 3134 (T. Xiong) Oakdale; local sales and use tax authorized

Monday, February 17, 2020 , 12:45 PM

Water Division

Chair: Rep. Peter Fischer
Location: Remote Hearing
Overview on Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and E.coli water issues.

Monday, February 17, 2020 , 3:30 PM

Floor Session

Monday, February 17, 2020 , 4:00 PM
Time Note: The hearing will convene ten minutes immediately following adjournment of the House Floor session.

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. HF 3100 (Howard) Emergency Insulin Program Established (pending referral from Health and Human Services Policy Division)

The hearing will focus on the role of the Department of Administration relative to the proposed Emergency Insulin Program and the appropriation to the Department of Administration. Testimony should focus on these items within the bill.

A newly engrossed copy of HF 3100 will be posted during Monday's floor session when the Committee Report from Health and Human Services Policy Committee is reported to the House.

Individuals wishing to testify should call Jim Gelbmann, Committee Administrator at (651) 296-7427.

IV. Adjourn

Bills Added

Monday, February 17, 2020 , 5:30 PM

Subcommittee on Minnesota Water Policy

Chair: Rep. Bill Weber
Location: Basement State Office Building
  • Call to Order
  • Approval of Subcommittee meeting minutes: January 15, 2020
  • Director’s Report: Subcommittee Legislative Priorities-Jim Stark
  • Groundwater quality, nitrate assessment--Environmental Working Group
  • Discussion: Wadena County petition-State water appropriation and environmental review process, Jim Stark
  • Private wells and drinking water safety- Chris Elvrum and staff- Minnesota Department of Health
  • Adjourn

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