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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Civil Justice

Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF292 (Rukavina) Medical marijuana use provided, civil and criminal penalties provided, and money appropriated;
HF534 (Davids) Certificates of insurance authorized and regulated;
HF731 (Mullery) Civil liability modified for labor and sex trafficking crimes;
HF722 (Thissen) Tax preparation services law modified.

Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Minnesota Historical Society overview
HF1121 (Cornish) Farmamerica funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1008 (Solberg) Public television and noncommercial radio station grant timing and requirements modified.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF501 (Mariani) Alternative graduation means created for students who have not successfully passed the Minnesota basic skills-test.
HF466 (Carlson) State Board of Education established.
HF1186 (Mariani) Center established for legislative educational analysis research and navigation in the next generation.
HF648 (Mariani) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator instruction guidelines established.

HF1187 (Mariani) has been removed from the agenda.

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1195 (Lanning) Mandate relief provided, Legislative Commission on Mandate Reform established, and levy limits abolished.
HF1201 (Marquart) Council on Local Results and Innovation created, local governments encouraged to develop performance measurement programs, and money appropriated.
HF1261 (Dittrich) State property tax system benchmarks provided, critical indicators, and principles provided, property tax working group established.

Chair: Rep. Al Juhnke
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Budget discussions on the Plant Protection Division of the Department of Agriculture.
Budget discussions on the Ag Development and Financial Assistance Division of the Department of Agriculture.

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building

Chair: Rep. Tim Mahoney
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1081 (Mahoney) Small growth business growth acceleration program eligibility expanded, matching funds required, and money appropriated.
HF744 (Mullery) Transitional employment training project funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF737 (Rukavina) has been removed from the agenda

Chair: Rep. Karen Clark
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
Updates on federal stimulus legislation and implementation from the Department of Health and the Housing Finance Agency

Removed: HF356 (Gardner) Minnesota manufactured home relocation trust fund changed.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Taxes

Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
2009 Minnesota Tax Incidence Report

Time Changed Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF388 (Bigham) Clinical drug trial participation prohibited
HF681 (Hayden) HIV transmission public education program established
SF594*/HF921 (Fritz) Safe patient handling plans in clinical settings required
HF1233 (Abeler) Individuals on waiting lists for developmental disabilities waivered services ranked
HF1239 (Hayden) Group residential housing eligibility changed
HF521 (Thissen) Volunteer health practitioner provisions modified
HF1012 (Laine) Nonprofit health plan company maximum financial reserves specified
HF384 (Thissen) Technology standards and tools developed to exchange information electronically between groups, and benefit assignment for health and medical savings accounts required

HF730 (Thao) has been removed from the agenda

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Labor and Consumer Protection Division

Time Changed Location Changed
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF925 (Sertich) Official measure of unemployment expanded.
HF818 (Hilstrom) Financial records disclosure in connection with financial exploitation investigations authorized, procedures for reporting and investigating maltreatment modified, duties of financial institutions in cases of financial exploitation specified, and penalties imposed.
HF1116 (Davnie) Unemployment benefit requirements waived for dislocated workers, Minnesota investment fund authorization expanded, unemployment provisions modified, appeals required to be filed online, collection fee provided, unemployment benefit filing regulated, terms defined and clarified, and money appropriated.
HF1214 (Davnie) Eviction provisions clarified, governing contracts for deeds modified, and contracts regulated for deeds involving residential property and residential leases with an option to purchase.
HF612 (Lesch) Sick leave minimum standards established.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Property and Local Sales Tax Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Discussion of budget priorities by members
HF511 (Marquart) Seasonal recreational property tax deferral program provided, and money appropriated
HF541 (Juhnke) Eligibility time frame extended for the surviving spouses of disabled military veterans to receive the residential homestead market value exclusion

HF845 (Emmer) has been removed from agenda

Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1250 (Hornstein) Electric vehicle infrastructure regulated, and incentives for use and adoption established.
HF899 (Hausman) Transportation goals modified, reduction of vehicle miles traveled and greenhouse gas emissions provided.
HF571 (Sailer) Mini truck titling, registration and operation regulated.
HF668 (Morrow) Postcrash procedures provided for school buses in accidents.
HF1047 (Hornstein) Statewide goals amended for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
HF672 (Dettmer) Freeway shoulders use authorized by transit and metro mobility buses.

Chair: Rep. Mary Ellen Otremba
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF900 (Juhnke) Pesticide railroad application regulated.
HF793 (Juhnke) Loan program terms updated, and family farm security program abolished.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Energy Finance and Policy Division

Chair: Rep. Bill Hilty
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF951 (Lillie) Two or more existing municipal power agencies authorized to form a new municipal power agency.
HF689 (Knuth) Strategic tree planting included as eligible for direct expenditures as energy conservation improvement.
HF1259 (Sailer) Solar energy projects in K-12 public schools funding provided, bonds issued, money appropriated.
HF1260 (Sailer) Solar energy installation projects in K-12 public schools funding provided, money appropriated.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

K-12 Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Mindy Greiling
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF28 (Fritz) Wind generator at the Minnesota State Academies funding provided, bonds issued and money appropriated.
HF125 (Fritz) Minnesota State Academies campus graduate housing funding provided, bonds issued and money appropriated.
HF273 (Sailer) Red Lake, ISDN 38 maximum effort capital loan provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF588 (Falk) Dawson-Boyd; ISDN 378; Geothermal heating system funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1259 (Sailer) Solar energy projects in K-12 public schools funding provided, bonds issued, money appropriated. - informational only
HF1260 (Sailer) Solar energy installation projects in K-12 public schools funding provided, money appropriated. - informational only

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Licensing Division

Time Changed
Chair: Rep. Cy Thao
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1226 (Thao) Licensure and practice limitations established for an oral health practitioner, fees established, and rulemaking required
HF823 (Norton) Dental therapist fees, licensing, and practice limitations established