Higher Education Finance and Policy Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives

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The Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Function

(a) Except as provided in Rule 1.15, a House or Senate bill that directly, substantially, and specifically affects any present or future financial obligation, budget policy, or revenue of the State must be referred as provided in paragraphs (b) and (c) to the appropriate Committee before the bill receives its second reading. A bill that negligibly affects any present or future financial obligation, budget policy, or revenue of the State is not subject to mandatory referral under this rule.

(b) A bill subject to paragraph (a) reported by a finance committee must, if recommended to pass, be subsequently referred to the Ways and Means Committee, unless the bill has a negligible fiscal impact and is subject to direct reference to the Floor under Rule 6.05.[1][2]

Membership

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Higher Education Finance and Policy Members, 2013
Democratic members (9)Republican members (6)
Gene Pelowski, Jr., ChairBud Nornes
Zach Dorholt, Vice-chairDavid Fitzsimmons
Kathy BrynaertMary Franson
Sheldon JohnsonGlenn Gruenhagen
Ben LienKathy Lohmer
Kim NortonChris Swedzinski
Jeanne Poppe
Paul Rosenthal
Ryan Winkler

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Minnesota House of Representatives, "Permanent Rules of the House 2013-2014," February 11, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014 Rule 4.10
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.