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Housing Finance and Policy

ELEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 25, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY
Chair, Representative Karen Clark

MINUTES

Chair Fischer called the eleventh meeting of the Committee on Housing Finance and Policy to order at 12:35pm on 2/25/2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Clark, Karen, Chair
Bly, David, Vice-Chair
Anderson, Paul, Lead GOP
Fischer, Peter
Green, Steve
Hertaus, Jerry
Isaacson, Jason
Metsa, Jason
Moran, Rena
O'Neill, Marion
Radinovich, Joe
Zerwas, Nick

Members excused:
Mariani, Carlos
Schomacker, Joe

A quorum was present.

Representative O'Neill moved that the minutes of February 20, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Representative Zerwas moved that HF565 (Abeler) be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law.

Representative Abeler presented HF565 (Abeler). Lease terminated upon death of unmarried tenant living alone.

Testimony on HF565:
Cheryl Petrich

Representative Zerwas renewed the motion that HF565, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice-Chair Bly assumed Chair at 12:50pm.

Representative Isaacson moved that HF666 (Morgan) be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Morgan presented HF666 (Morgan). Carryforward period changed from one year to three years, and reallocations reversed for 2013.

Testimony on HF666:
Tonja Orr, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

Representative Isaacson renewed the motion that HF666, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 12:53pm.

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Representative Karen Clark, Chair

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Martha Ockenfels-Martinez, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF565 (Abeler) - Lease terminated upon death of unmarried tenant living alone.
  • HF666 (Morgan) - Carryforward period changed from one year to three years, and reallocations reversed for 2013.