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House Session and Committee Schedule for March 13, 2013


8:00 AM

8:00 AM

Conference Committee
HF 5
*** Note: *** Change in meeting room
Meeting Time Note: We are in recess until 8:00 PM.
Chairs: Rep. Joe Atkins, Sen. Tony Lourey
Room: 123 State Capitol
Agenda:
HF5 (Atkins) Minnesota Insurance Marketplace established, powers and duties prescribed, person's physician of choice right recognized, right to not participate established, open meeting requirements and data practice procedures specified, funding provided, and money appropriated.



8:15 AM

8:15 AM

Agriculture Policy


Chair: Rep. Jeanne Poppe
Bill(s) Removed
Room: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF473 (Poppe) Governor's agriculture budget established; Agriculture Department, Animal Health Board, and Agricultural Utilization Research Institute funding provided; provisions modified relating to animal waste technicians; and technical changes made.
HF1071 (Poppe) Omnibus agriculture policy bill.
HF595 (Poppe) Honey bee habitat program established, and honey bee habitat projects allowed on lands under conservation easements.

Bills Removed from the agenda: HF595 (Poppe) Honey bee habitat program established, and honey bee habitat projects allowed on lands under conservation easements.


8:15 AM

Civil Law


*** Note: *** Change in meeting room
Meeting Time Note: As announced in committee, Civil Law is in recess and will reconvene 30 minutes after session adjourns. ***Please note that we will be in a different room than what was originally posted. We will be reconvening in room 400N.***
Chair: Rep. John Lesch
*** Note: *** Change in Agenda
Bill(s) Added
Room: 200 State Office Building
Agenda: HF824 (Hortman) Minnesota Health Records Act provisions modified.
HF844 (Nelson) Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce Council created.
HF1175 (Wagenius) Minnesota agricultural water quality program established and rulemaking authorized.
HF892 (Melin) Uniform Interstate Family Support Act updated.
HF909 (Davnie) Marriage dissolution and legal separation proceeding education requirements provided.
Note: More bills may be added to the agenda.
If you wish to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn


Committee Documents:
HF1175 A9 Amendment


8:15 AM

Education Finance


Chair: Rep. Paul Marquart
*** Note: *** Change in Agenda
Bill(s) Added
Room: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF825 (Hertaus) Education health and safety revenue uses modified.
HF954 (Davnie) School district's ability to lease a facility to a charter school clarified.
HF867 (Marquart) General education revenue definition modified.
HF1041 (Marquart) Alternative attendance program adjustment clarified.
HF1111 (Newton) Health and safety revenue program incorporated into the deferred maintenance revenue program, and per pupil formula allowance set for the program.

Committee Documents:
H0825DE1 amendment
H1111A1 amendment


8:15 AM

*** Note: *** Meeting is Canceled

Labor, Workplace, and Regulated Industries


Meeting Time Note: The chair has decided NOT to reconvene after session. The meeting is adjourned for the day.
Chair: Rep. Sheldon Johnson
Bill(s) Added
Room: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1255 (Johnson) Broadband Development Office established in the Commerce Department, duties assigned, Transportation Department required to post a database on its website, and reports required.
HF1069 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF568 (Hansen) Personal sick leave benefit use modified, and report required.
HF463 (Kahn) Pregnancy leave required, and employment accommodations required for pregnant women.

Committee Documents:
A13-0173 Amendment to HF 463
H1255A2 Amendment
H1069A1 Amendment
H0568A2 Amendment



10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Government Operations


Meeting Time Note: Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., recess, and reconvene in Room 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Chair: Rep. Michael V. Nelson
*** Note: *** Change in Agenda
Bill(s) Added
Bill(s) Removed
Room: Basement Hearing Room
Agenda:
HF692 (Lenczewski) Unimproved property defined for deferment purposes, assessment hearing related provisions reorganized, and conforming amendments made.
HF639 (Mullery) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; laws governing purchasing from small businesses and targeted group businesses provided to apply.
HF1072 (Bly) County alternative service delivery pilot program established, and employee transfers provided.
HF1118 (Freiberg) Bond security requirements modified.
HF1178 (Poppe) Employee military leave clarified.
HF1195 (Nelson) Hennepin County; authority provided to negotiate agreements relating to skilled trade and craft workers and apprentices.
HF1278 (Mariani) Poverty impact statement on bills required when requested by a legislator.
HF1291 (Kahn) Appropriations provided to continue in effect in the absence of a major appropriation bill with certain exceptions and adjustments.
HF1158 (Marquart) School climate council and school climate council center established.
HF1197 (Beard) Financial and data security audits provided, and notice to the legislative auditor required.
HF1065 (Metsa) Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission created.
HF883 (Metsa) Trade policy advisory group created.
HF731 (Dill) Natural resources commissioner authority modified, water-related service provider training exemption provided, Matthew Lourey Trail extended, fees modified, state park permit exemption created, duplicate cross-country ski pass provided, and wildlife rehabilitation permit exemption provided.
HF742 (Dill) Omnibus game and fish policy bill.
HF737 (Hansen) Clean water fund expenditures authorized, reporting requirements modified, Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Act modified, wastewater laboratories certification and sanitary districts provided, obsolete rules repealed, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1257 (Yarusso) Teacher candidates and licensure basic skills requirements clarified, and advisory task force established.
HF1297 (Carlson) Legislative Advisory Commission, Legislative Coordinating Commission, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement, Compensation Council, and Mississippi River Parkway Commission provisions changed.
HF1337 (Brynaert) Statewide assessments aligned with state academic standards, career and college readiness benchmarks series provided, funding provided, and money appropriated.

Bills Removed from the agenda: HF1050 (Runbeck) Hugo; regional sewer and water system feasibility study grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1196 (Nelson) Competitive bid advertisement publications in a recognized industry trade journal authorized.
HF778 (Persell) Road easements exchange provided, forest management investment account and State Timber Act modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF781 (Nelson) Nonprofit organizations exempted from fees and charges for services provided by a city in some circumstances.

Committee Documents:
Amendment A1 for HF 1195
Amendment A5 for HF 742
Amendment A4 for HF 742
Amendment A4 for HF 731
Amendment A13-214 for HF 1257
Amendment DE1 for HF 1050
Amendment A13-0160 for HF 883
Amendment A1 for HF 1196
Amendment A1 for HF 1297
Amendment A5 for HF 1337
Amendment A2 for HF 737


10:00 AM

Health and Human Services Finance


Chair: Rep. Tom Huntley
Room: 200 State Office Building
Agenda: HF619 (Abeler) Medical Assistance payment procedures modified for multiple services provided on the same day, and health care home certification process modified for federally qualified health centers.
HF404 (Mack) Return on taxpayer’s investment in human services
HF524 (Fischer) Congregate living for individuals with lower needs reduction of rates modified.
HF1088 (Fischer) Adult mental health grant funding provided for supportive housing, and money appropriated


Committee Documents:
H0619A1
H0524A1


10:00 AM

Public Safety Finance and Policy


Chair: Rep. Michael Paymar
Bill(s) Removed
Room: 10 State Office Building
Agenda: HF637 will be heard March 14

HF1126 (Winkler) Criminal sexual conduct offenses expanded for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles.
HF1010 (Simonson) Repeat sex offender 36-month presumptive executed sentence provided.
HF449 (Simonson) 911 fund-related provisions modified to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications.
HF1400 (Paymar) Domestic abuse provisions modified.

Bills Removed from the agenda: HF637 (Halverson) Voter registration provisions modified, and election administration procedures modified for individuals who have been convicted of a felony.

Committee Documents:
Amendment HF 449 (Simonson)


10:00 AM

Transportation Finance


Chair: Rep. Frank Hornstein
Room: 5 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF376 (Abeler) Ramsey; Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard Interchange funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF1375 (Abeler) Anoka County; U.S. Highway 10 project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF222 (Isaacson) Ramsey County; marked I-694 and Rice Street Interchange funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF401 (Rosenthal) Southwest Corridor light rail transit line funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF402 (Rosenthal) Southwest Corridor light rail transit line funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.



12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Higher Education Finance and Policy


Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski
Room: 5 State Office Building
Agenda: Presentation by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on the 2014-2015 biennial budget request.



12:30 PM

Housing Finance and Policy


Chair: Rep. Karen Clark
*** Note: *** Change in Agenda
Room: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1194 (Isaacson) Minnesota Housing Finance Agency funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1445 (Clark) Health housing grant program established, funding provided for health housing grants and lead poisoning prevention activities, and money appropriated.
HF1055 (Clark) Mortgage registry and deed tax deposit in the housing development fund provided.

Bills Removed from the agenda: HF993 (Moran) Nonprofit housing organization funding eligibility changed.

Committee Documents:
HF1055 (Clark) A2 Amendment


12:30 PM

State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs


Meeting Time Note: The committee will reconvene in the Basement hearing room at 6:45, if necessary, to complete the agenda.
Chair: Rep. Mary Murphy
Bill(s) Added
Room: 200 State Office Building
Agenda: Informational hearing on HF279 (Simon) JOBZ and business subsidy agreement audit requirements modified. No official action will be taken.
Additional bills may be added.

HF253 (Simon) State auditor enterprise fund created, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF651 (Persell) City and town accounting system software development, updating, and funding provided; and money appropriated.
HF576 (Bernardy) Secretary of state authorized to solicit funds for technological projects to enhance the state's election system and for the address confidentiality program.
HF88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
HF903 (Persell) Beltrami County; veterans home established.
HF1432 (Savick) Tax credit provided to employers that employ qualified veterans.

Committee Documents:
253A1 Amendment
HF576 A13-0231 Amendment
903A2 Amendment


12:30 PM

Taxes


Chair: Rep. Ann Lenczewski
Bill(s) Removed
Room: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF666 (Morgan) Carryforward period changed from one year to three years, and reallocations reversed for 2013.
HF1249 (Newton) Sales and use tax extended to snack foods.

Bills Removed from the agenda: HF388 (BensonJ) Estate taxes threshold amount increased.



2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Health and Human Services Policy


Meeting Time Note: The committee will return at 6 p.m. if necessary to complete the day's agenda.
Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Room: 200 State Office Building
Agenda: HF779 will be heard pending re-referral from the commerce committee.
To testify please contact Committee Administrator Matthew Bergeron at matthew.bergeron@house.mn

HF779 (Atkins) Health plan policy and contract coverages regulated, state law conformed to federal requirements, health plan market rules established, and essential community providers designation modified.
HF886 (Fritz) Nursing facility and elderly waiver rate increases provided.
HF861 (Sundin) Statewide text message suicide prevention program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF766 (Loeffler) Health care delivery networks pilot programs modified.

Committee Documents:
HF 766 A1 Amendment
HF 886 A1 Amendment


2:15 PM

Judiciary Finance and Policy


Meeting Time Note: As announced in committee, Judiciary Finance and Policy is in recess until immediately following session. We will reconvene in room 400N to take up HF863.
Chair: Rep. Debra Hilstrom
*** Note: *** Change in Agenda
Bill(s) Added
Bill(s) Removed
Room: 10 State Office Building
Agenda: Note: No additional testimony will be taken on HF863 . The committee will only be taking action on the bill.
If you wish to testify, please contact the committee administrator at charlotte.antin@house.mn.

HF1187 (Allen) Safe harbor provisions expanded to include 16 and 17-year-olds involved in prostitution.
HF1396 (Hilstrom) School bus stop-signal arm violations provided to be placed on the uniform fine schedule.
HF1399 (Hilstrom) Graduated filing fee created to be based on the amount in controversy for conciliation court.
HF974 (Drazkowski) Law library fees authorized for enhancements to state court technology.
HF1398 (Hilstrom) Court technology fee imposed on civil court filings, special revenue account created, funding provided, and money appropriated to the Supreme Court.
HF863 (Winkler) Campaign finance and public disclosure law; various policy, technical, conforming, and other changes made; additional disclosure provided; regulations, reporting, spending and contribution limits, registration, definitions, and various procedures modified; and public official definition and penalties related to corporate political contributions modified.

Bills Removed from the agenda: HF662 (Laine) Omnibus Health Department policy bill, and Minnesota Radon Awareness Act.


2:15 PM

Legacy


Chair: Rep. Phyllis Kahn
Room: 5 State Office Building
Agenda: Great Lakes Aquarium
Science Museum



2:15 PM

Transportation Policy


Meeting Time Note: The committee will recess at 3:45 p.m. and reconvene 15 minutes after session in Room 500S of the State Office Building to complete the days agenda.
Chair: Rep. Ron Erhardt
Room: Basement State Office Building
Agenda: Committee will begin by completing any items remaining from Tuesday's agenda. Bills may be added to the agenda.
Bills that will be re-referred to Transportation Policy from other committees will also be heard: HF745 , HF1219 , HF1255

HF751 (Mariani) St. Paul; Central Station on the Central Corridor light rail transit line skyway access requirements established.
HF803 (Woodard) Le Sueur County; state land conveyances provided to a private party.
HF400 (Nelson) Hennepin County; Trunk Highway 610 extension requirements established.
HF981 (Masin) Disability parking provisions clarified.
HF1009 (Masin) School bus safety requirement technical corrections made.
HF1223 (WardJo) Washington County Regional Rail Authority exercise of existing powers for bus rapid transit purposes authorized.
HF1332 (Dorholt) Motor vehicle weight limits amended relating to idle reduction technology.
HF1304 (Ward) School bus regulation amended for special events.
HF1302 (Carlson) Motor vehicle title transfer-on-death provided.
HF1292 (O'Neill) Hennepin and Wright Counties; I-94 programming required for expansion.
HF348 (Clark) Driver's license application procedures and requirements modified.

Committee Documents:
HF745A3
HF745A2
HF348A2
HF981A1



4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


Chair: Rep. Joe Atkins
Bill(s) Removed
Room: Basement State Office Building
Agenda:
HF654 (Laine) Preneed funeral insurance regulated.
HF1254 (Simonson) Duluth authorized to issue a 3.2 malt liquor license for Wheeler Field.
HF1216 (Lillie) Twin Cities Marathon beer license technical corrections provided.
HF1198 (Dehn) Brewers with production over 3,500 barrels allowed to sell growlers at off-sale.
HF746 (Atkins) Omnibus liquor bill.
HF634 (Falk) Petroleum identical product pricing requirement added, technical updates made to bring state into compliance with most recent federal fuel standards, minimum octane rating established, biodiesel and biodiesel blend disclosure requirement modified, and E85 requirements modified.

Bills Removed from the agenda: HF774 (Atkins) Motor vehicle manufacturer and distributor regulation amended.


4:00 PM

*** Note: *** Meeting is Canceled

Early Childhood and Youth Development Policy


Meeting Time Note: MEETING IS CANCELED
Chair: Rep. Joe Mullery
Room: 5 State Office Building
Agenda: Agenda subject to change. Bills may be added or carried over from the previous hearing.


Bills Removed from the agenda: HF1217 (Mullery) Corrections; sentence of life with release established when juveniles commit a heinous crime.
HF1328 (Laine) Child care assistance accreditation bonus modified.


4:00 PM

Environment and Natural Resources Policy


Chair: Rep. David Dill
Room: 200 State Office Building
Agenda: Additional bills may be added.

HF1185 (Falk) Elk license auction established to control elk causing damage or nuisance, funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1091 (Isaacson) Aquatic invasive species provisions, penalties, and enforcement modified.
HF1222 (Hansen) Antler point restriction rule criteria repealed.
HF906 (Hansen) Silica sand mining model standards and criteria development required, silica sand technical assistance team established, administrative rules required, funding provided, and money appropriated.


4:00 PM

Property and Local Tax Division


Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie
Bill(s) Added
Room: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1037 (Persell) Bemidji; local taxes authorized.
HF613 (Hansen) Water and Soil Resources Board authority modified, local levy authority modified, disposition of funds modified, and soil loss ordinance provisions modified.
HF1268 (Sundin) Moose Lake; local sales and use tax imposition authorized.
HF1027 (Kiel) Levy authority extended and provided for multicounty housing and redevelopment authorities.
HF1303 (Kiel) Agricultural homestead classification allowed when the homeowner lives off the farm due to flooding.



6:00 PM

6:00 PM


THE HOUSE MEETS IN SESSION


6:00 PM

Transportation Policy


Meeting Time Note: The committee will reconvene 15 minutes after the conclusion of session in room 500S of the State Office Building to continue the agenda from the regularly scheduled meeting at 2:15 p.m.
Chair: Rep. Ron Erhardt
Room: 500S State Office Building
Agenda:
HF1444 (Hornstein) Omnibus transportation finance bill.
HF1451 (Winkler) I-35W bridge remnant steel disposition provided.



6:15 PM

6:15 PM

Energy Policy


*** Note: *** Change in meeting room
Meeting Time Note: The committee will meet at 6:15 p.m. or 15 minutes after session.
Chair: Rep. Melissa Hortman
*** Note: *** Change in Agenda
Bill(s) Added
Room: Basement State Office Building
Agenda: Markup of omnibus energy bill.
*Amendments to omnibus energy bill due by noon on March 13.

HF956 (Hortman) Omnibus energy bill.

Committee Documents:
HF956DE3 Amendment



6:30 PM

6:30 PM

Health and Human Services Policy


*** Note: *** Change in meeting room
Meeting Time Note: The Committee will reconvene at the call of the chair at approximately 6:30 or 15 minutes after the House adjourns.
Chair: Rep. Tina Liebling
Room: 10 State Office Building
Agenda:
HF886 (Fritz) Nursing facility and elderly waiver rate increases provided.
HF766 (Loeffler) Health care delivery networks pilot programs modified.


 

 

 

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