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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Children and Families Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto
Location: State Office Building Rm 200
Agenda:
HF466 (Noor) Income reporting requirements modified for Minnesota family investment program.
HF1478 (Hanson) Family assets for independence program modified, and money appropriated.
HF238 (Pinto) Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) general citizenship requirements modified.

*Agenda items may be added or changed


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, Colie Colburn, colie.colburn@house.mn.gov, (651) 296-8873.

Amendments: All amendments that are substantive must be given to the CA by 1:00PM on the day prior to the committee hearing. This deadline may be waived at the discretion of the Chair.

Meeting Materials: Presenters or members of the public are encouraged to provide all materials to be offered in Committee to the CLA at least 24 hours in advance of the hearing. Distribution of such materials is subject to approval by the Chair; a copy will be kept by Committee staff. These materials should be in accessible (Optical Character Recognition) format for posting to the committee webpage; contact the Committee Administrator for more information about acceptable electronic formats.

Testimony: Bill authors must arrange their own testifiers and provide each testifier’s name, position title, and email address to the CA 24 hours in advance of the hearing. Written testimony is also encouraged and will be posted on the committee webpage prior to the meeting.


Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Judiciary Finance and Civil Law

Chair: Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
1. HF 146 (Finke) Out-of-state laws interfering in use of gender-affirming health care; use of subpoenas to gather information prevented; child custody and child welfare provisions modified; and provisions amended related to warrants, arrests, and extraditions.*
2. HF 1414 (Curran) Courts; formula for distribution of fine proceeds amended.
3. HF 975 (Moller) Towed vehicle contents retrieval governing requirements amended.
4. HF 909 (Daniels) Closed-captioned television required in certain circumstances.

*Public testimony and amendments on HF 146 were taken by the committee on January 31, 2023. No further public testimony and amendments on the bill will be taken.


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 Chairs' 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.
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.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 8:30 AM

State and Local Government Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Ginny Klevorn
Location: State Office Building, Room 10
Agenda:
H.F. 1826 (Klevorn) State government; interagency transfer reports repealed.
H.F. 1830 (Klevorn) Types of collateral the Executive Council may approve for deposit with commissioner of management and budget specified.
H.F. 274 (Freiberg) Commission created to redesign the official state flag and official state seal, and report required.
H.F. 211 (Keeler) Indigenous Peoples' Day school observance required, and Indigenous Peoples' Day established as state holiday and Christopher Columbus Day eliminated as state holiday.

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, February 21, 2023 , 8:30 AM

Transportation Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: Capitol Room 120
Agenda:
HF1305 (Petersburg) Waivers amended of examination to obtain driver's license.

HF1921 (Sencer-Mura) Accident report required within 48 hours if accident results in fatality.

HF1327 (Tabke) Metropolitan Council authority to establish fare program and passes clarified.

HF1350 (Tabke) Policy changes made, including to veterans' license plates, dealer licenses and records, USDOT numbers, and driver's license applications.

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Attachments:

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 10:10 AM

Floor Session

Location: House Floor
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 10:20 AM
Time Note: Hearing will convene 5 minutes after the adjournment of the 10:10 AM floor session.

Rules and Legislative Administration

Chair: Rep. Jamie Long
Location: SOB Basement
Agenda:
1. Welcome and Call to Order

2. Approval of the Minutes – Monday, February 20th

3. Re-referral of Governor’s budget bills
HF1992: Transportation (Hornstein)
HF1999: Legacy (Lillie)
HF2073: Higher Ed (Pelowski)

NOTE: The jurisdiction of the Rules Committee for HF1992, HF1999, and HF2073 only extends to their recommendation for a re-referral to their committee of primary jurisdiction, pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03. No public testimony or amendments will be accepted in this hearing on either bill.

4. Adjournment

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Education Finance

Chair: Rep. Cheryl Youakim
Location: Capitol 120
Agenda:
Approval of the Minutes from February 16th, 2023
HF 112 (Pryor) Physical education standards review delayed.
Overview on Equalization
HF 1271 (Youakim) Operating referendum program equalization aid increased, property tax levies decreased, and money appropriated.
HF 879 (Youakim) Local optional revenue increased, future increases in local optional revenue liked to the growth in general education basic formula allowance, and money appropriated.
HF 1396 (Hemmingsen-Jaeger) Equalization aid increased for debt service equalization program, property tax levies decreased, and money appropriated.
HF 1457 (Pursell) Allowed uses of long-term facilities maintenance revenue and capital levies clarified.

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 Monday, February 20th. Written testimony is encouraged.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Health Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Location: State Office Building - Room 5
Agenda:
HF1030 (Liebling): Enrollee cost-sharing eliminated under medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; and individual, small group, and State Employee Group Insurance Program plans prohibited from including cost-sharing.

HF100 (Stephenson): Cannabis. The committee will discuss and take testimony relating to Articles 1, 6, 7, 8, & 9.

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. Written testimony should also be submitted by 5pm the day prior, in Word or PDF format.

Remote or virtual testimony is not available.

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Bills Added

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Higher Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski, Jr.
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Presentation by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on its 2023 budget request and campus budgets.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 10:30 AM

Public Safety Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Kelly Moller
Location: Rm. 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 1321 (Tabke) Indeterminate Sentence Release Board established, and report required.

HF 1462 (Tabke) Mental health unit pilot program for individuals with mental illness and incarcerated in jails established, and report required.

HF 1523 (Curran) Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension Unit authority expanded.

HF 3 (Greenman) Voter registration provisions modified; absentee voting provisions modified; voting instructions and sample ballot required to be multilingual and interpreters required to be provided; intimidation, deceptive practices, and interference with registration and voting regulated; campaign finance provisions modified; express advocacy definition expanded; penalties provided; reports required; and money appropriated.**

**Discussion for HF 3 will be limited to the provisions related to new crimes for intimidation and interference.

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

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Bills Added

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Agriculture Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Samantha Vang
Location: Capitol, Room 120
Agenda:
Minnesota Board of Animal Health regarding deer farms.
H.F. 911 (Hansen, R.) Board of Animal Health modified.
H.F. 1202 (Becker-Finn) Animal health; data classified, owners of farmed Cervidae requirements modified, registrations prohibited, civil liability established, federal fund disposition modified, live-animal testing for chronic wasting disease required, Board of Animal Health duties transferred to commissioner of natural resources, and money appropriated.

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 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.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Human Services Finance

Chair: Rep. Mohamud Noor
Location: State Office Building - Room 200
Agenda:
I. HF339 (Curran) - Adult foster care licensure requirements modified for community residential settings.

II. HF716 (Finke) - Access to shared services under home and community-based service waivers expanded.

III. HF813 (Hicks) - Home and community-based workforce incentive fund grants established, awareness-building campaign for recruitment of direct care professionals established, and money appropriated.*

*Agenda item added. 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
Bills Removed

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Labor and Industry Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF 772 (Kraft) State Building Code; energy code for new commercial building adoption process modified.
Kate Perushek, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry
Richard Graves, U of M Center for Sustainable Building Research
Simona Fischer, AIA Minnesota
Kevin Pranis, LIUNA MN & ND
Isaac Orr, Policy Fellow, Center of the American Experiment
Katie Jones, Center for Energy and Environment
Nick Erickson, Housing First Minnesota

HF 908 (Agbaje) Nursing Home Workforce Standards Board established
Travis Burth, SEIU Nursing Home Worker
Rosemary Tisi, SEIU Nursing Home Worker
Jessica Grosz, Director of Labor Standards and Apprenticeship, Department of Labor and Industry
Toby Pearson, Care Providers of MN, on behalf of the Long-Term Care Imperative
Erin Huppert, LeadingAge MN, on behalf of the Long-Term Care Imperative.

If you would like to testify or provide materials for the committee, please contact Travis Reese at travis.reese@house.mn.gov by 5:00pm Monday, February 20, 2023

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, February 21, 2023 , 1:00 PM

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Aisha Gomez
Location: Room 5, State Office Building
Agenda:
*HF1487 (Reyer) Revenue recapture provisions modified, claims from hospitals and ambulance services disallowed. (Limited to amendments/final action)
HF1810 (Fischer) Eligibility for home and community-based services workforce development grants modified, and workforce development grant money excluded from income. (Limited to Tax Section: Section 2)
HF893 (Baker) Sales and use tax provisions modified, and sales tax exemption expanded for capital equipment purchases.

*HF1487 was previously received a full hearing with public testimony on Tuesday, February 14th, 2023. The committee will be limited to amendments and final action.

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, February 20th. Materials to be distributed to the Committee members are also due by 5 PM on on Monday, February 20th to the Committee Administrator and the Committee Legislative Assistant Lauren Sabes (Lauren.Sabes@house.mn.gov). 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.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Climate and Energy Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Patty Acomb
Location: 200 - State Office Building
Agenda:
HF749 (Reyer) - Energy guidelines required for state buildings to incorporate provisions that address resiliency with respect to climate change.
HF1386 (Hollins) - Public Utilities Commission directed to issue an order, utilities required to install energy storage system under certain conditions, public utilities directed to file tariff with Public Utilities Commission, Public Utilities Commission required to order installation of energy storage system, public utilities required to file plan to install energy storage systems, incentive program to install energy storage systems established, and money appropriated.
*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: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

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
Attachments:

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Education Policy

Chair: Rep. Laurie Pryor
Location: 120 Capitol Room
Agenda:
Presentation - American Indian Education

HF1875 (Rep. Keeler) - American Indian education provided for all students, report required, and money appropriated.

Notes:
HANDOUTS: Handouts MUST BE IN PDF FORMAT and emailed to the committee administrator before 12p.m. (noon), Monday, February 20th. If you are bringing hard copies on the day of, bring 40 copies.

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 in PDF format, please email the committee administrator before 12 p.m. (noon), Monday, February 20th.

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 at wilson.lee@house.mn.gov or 651-296-1913.

Bills Added

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
*Agenda Change: Bill Added. Bill Removed.

HF1424 (Becker-Finn) 1854 Treaty Area agreement funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1332 (Elkins) Metropolitan regional parks; determining operation and maintenance expenditure basis modified.
HF1498 (Pursell) Wetland banking rulemaking requirements modified.
HF1421 (Hansen) Petroleum tank release cleanup program duties specified and report required.
*HF742 (Norris) Firefighting foam use prohibited, and exemptions allowed.
**Please note that HF742 (Norris) received a full hearing with public testimony on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. The committee will be limited to amendments and final action.

*HF1283 (Hansen) has been removed from the agenda.

If you would like to sign up to testify or submit written testimony, please email Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn.gov by 5:00pm, Monday, February 20, 2023. Submitted written testimony is public and will be posted on the committee website and included in the committee record.

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, February 21, 2023 , 3:00 PM

Housing Finance and Policy

Chair: Rep. Michael Howard
Location: Room 5
Agenda:
HF 1440 (Howard) Family homeless prevention and assistance program funding provided, and money appropriated.* **

*No testimony will be taken as the bill was heard 2.14.21

HF 1507 (Fischer) Lead safe homes grant program created, and money appropriated.**

HF 1635 (Norris) Workforce and affordable homeownership development program modified, workforce and affordable homeownership account created in the housing development fund, and money appropriated.**

HF 1696 (Norris) Rental housing assistance and risk mitigation programs funding provided, and money appropriated.**

**Amendment(s) posted

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Bills Added
Attachments: