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HouseWednesday, March 24, 2021 6:00 PM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie


HF1530 (Lee) Adult basic education aid calculation modified, and money appropriated.
HF1710 (Wolgamott) Regional public library system aid distribution modified, and money appropriated.
HF1997 (Agbaje) Girls in Action programming grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Presentation from MDE on the Governor's Supplemental Budget
HF1081 (Richardson) Prekindergarten through grade 12 provisions modified including general education, education excellence, teachers, charter schools, special education, health, safety, nutrition, libraries, facilities, and state agencies; and report required. <--Addition as of 1:15 pm, Wednesday, March 24 **

** On Wednesday, March 17th Ed Finance heard HF1081 (Richardson) informationally and discussed the bill then. At the time the bill was not in the possession of the committee. The motion the committee will be taking on HF1081 during this hearing is to lay the bill over for possible inclusion.

A note to the public: testimony on this bill was taken on Wednesday, March 10th in the Ed Policy committee, therefore, no public testimony will be taken this evening in Ed Finance on HF1081 (Richardson). Please reach out to me directly if you have any questions about this addition to the hearing scheduling tonight.

*More items may be added to the agenda or items may be removed. Items may not be taken in the order listed*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact and copy by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible. Reminder, we are not taking public testimony this evening on HF1081 (Richardson)
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to:

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here:

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page:

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Committee Documents:
H1710A1_Author's Amendment
FY21ABE_HRD Printout
HF1530_HRD Summary
HF1530_Written Testimony
HF1710_HRD Summary
HF1997_HRD Summary
Governor's 2021 Supplemental Budget One Pager
HF1081_HRD Summary



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