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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Thursday, March 12, 2009
Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Jean Wagenius
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Department of Natural Resources budget presentation (cont.)
Bonding recommendations discussion
MN Pollution Control Agency update

Thursday, March 12, 2009

K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

Chair: Rep. Carlos Mariani
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1484 (Kath) Educator relicensure refocused on performance, legislative auditor's recommended Q-Comp revisions implemented.
HF1037 (Swails) Home school mandates reduced.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Public Safety Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Budget Presentation: Board of Judicial Standards
HF267 (Hortman) Motor vehicle restraint required for child passengers under the age of eight and shorter than four feet nine inches and seat belt requirements modified accordingly.
HF554 (Davnie) Minneapolis; Emergency operations center and regional fire training center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF161 (Thissen) Medical response unit reimbursement pilot program established, emergency medical services programs funded, and money appropriated.
HF509 (Hilstrom) Public defender representation provisions modified

Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1011 (Hilty) Election administration provisions changed.
HF1218 (Lillie) State labor contracts ratified.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Floor Session

Location: House Chamber
Agenda:
THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Public Safety Policy and Oversight

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Debra Hilstrom
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1242 (Seifert) Brandon's law established, procedures implemented for investigating missing person cases, and Minnesota Clearinghouse for Missing Persons established.
HF1162 (Kath) Correctional facilities authorized to forward surcharges from criminal and traffic offender wages to court or other entity.
HF1097 (Hansen) Aircraft cockpits secured against lasers.
HF570 (Champion) Rest area activities prohibited.
HF1422 (Bigham) Financial Oversight Council changed to an advisory board.
HF525 (Mullery) Current DWI ignition interlock device pilot program expanded by two years and applied statewide.
HF1301 (Hilstrom) County authority and detention orders clarified.
HF1235 (Hilstrom) Aggravated sentencing departure factors included that are not elements of the crime of conviction.

Chair: Rep. Tom Rukavina
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF680 (Kalin) Federal stimulus energy funding
HF1139 (Dill) Bois Forte Reservation; Renewable energy biofuels demonstration facility authorized, bonds issued, money appropriated.
HF1323 (Rukavina) Hoyt Lakes; Water plant improvement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HFxxx (Clark) African American historical museum
HF1263 (Mahoney) St.Paul RiverCentre finance loans forgiven, local bonds authorized to expand the Minnesota event district.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Capital Investment Finance Division

Agenda Changed
Chair: Rep. Alice Hausman
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF827 (Hausman) State bond financed property sale proceeds distribution modified.
HF931 (Hamilton) Worthington; city appropriations modified.
Informational only: HF796 (Morrow) Minnesota First bond sale authorized.
Discussion of design and pre-design for DNR capital projects.

Chair: Rep. Paul Thissen
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF580 (Hosch) MFIP family stabilization and work programs modified
HF646 (Seifert) MFIP electronic benefit transfers modified, and commissioner directed to apply for demonstration project to give bonus for buying Minnesota-grown foods
HF453 (Fritz) MFIP and food stamp provisions modified
HF272 (Shimanski) Public assistance program finger imaging system established to identify applicants and recipients
HF1036 (Seifert) New resident general assistance payments modified, and MFIP payments modified for new residents
HF577 (Hosch) MFIP housing penalty repealed

Thursday, March 12, 2009

K-12 Education Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Mindy Greiling
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF920 (Tillberry) Education; obsolete and unneeded mandates removed.
HF680 (Kalin) Federal stimulus funding allocated for energy programs. - information only

Thursday, March 12, 2009

State Government Finance Division

Chair: Rep. Phyllis Kahn
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
Office of Enterprise Technology, proposed budget changes.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Commerce and Labor

Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Location: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF925 (Sertich) Official measure of unemployment expanded.
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.
HF475 (Winkler) Start-up and emerging Minnesota businesses credit for investment provided.
HF354 (Hilstrom) Mortgage foreclosure proceedings notice and mandatory mediation required prior to commencement on homestead property, and homestead-lender mediation account created.
HF239 (Gardner) Homeowners permitted to recover all damages incurred due to faulty construction.

Chair: Rep. Tony Sertich
Location: 200 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF597 (Slawik) Early childhood learning and child protection facility construction and rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF768 (Mariani) Child care assistance program modified, money appropriated.
HF641 (Peterson) Office of Early Learning created.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Environment Policy and Oversight

Chair: Rep. Kent Eken
Location: 5 State Office Building

Bills Added
Thursday, March 12, 2009

Environment Policy and Oversight

Chair: Rep. Kent Eken
Location: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF865 (Welti) Wabasha and Olmsted counties; Great River Ridge Trail established
HF955 (Morrow) Minnesota River Basin Joint Powers Board renamed, and duties and membership of board clarified
HF1031 (Wagenius) Comprehensive statewide sustainable water resources detailed framework funding provided, and money appropriated
HF952 (Eken) Board of Water and Soil Resources membership modified
HF1237 (Eken) State park permit requirements modified, authority to operate state monuments and establish secondary units modified, John A. Latsch State Park liquor service eliminated, boater waysides provided, watercraft requirements modified, penalty appeals and enforcement provided, wild animal taking provided, public waters inventory notice of change provided, and critical habitat plate eligibility modified

Chair: Rep. Bernie Leider
Location: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
Bonding recommendations for the House Capital Investment Finance Division