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Housing Finance and Policy

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 12, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY
Chair, Representative Karen Clark

MINUTES

Representative Clark, Chair of Committee on Housing Finance and Policy, called the twenty-fourth meeting to order at 12:52pm on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 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, GOP Lead
Fischer, Peter
Green, Steve
Hertaus, Jerry
Isaacson, Jason
Moran, Rena
O'Neill, Marion
Radinovich, Joe

Members excused:
Mariani, Carlos
Metsa, Jason
Schomacker, Joe
Zerwas, Nick

A quorum was present.

Representative Fischer moved that HF1983 be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Hansen presented HF1983 (Hansen). Dakota County Development Agency low-income housing tax credit allocation threshold criteria modified.

Representative Fischer moved to amend HF1983. See attached H1983A1. MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testimony on HF1983 as amended:
- Mark Ulfers, Executive Director, Dakota County Community Development Agency
- Andrea Brennan, Dakota County Community Development Agency

Representative Fischer renewed the motion that HF1983 as amended be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Isaacson moved that HF2203 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Halverson presented HF2203 (Halverson). Homeless Youth Act funding provided for activities, and money appropriated.

Testimony on HF2203:
- Greg Owen, Senior Research Manager, Wilder Foundation
- Michelled Gerrard, Research Manager, Wilder Foundation
- Francie Mathes, Department of Human Services
- Alberto Day
- Patrice O’Leary, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Representative Isaacson renewed the motion that HF2203 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Moran moved that HF2251 be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law.

Representative Moran presented HF2251 (Moran).
- Andy Barnett, Frogtown Rondo Action Network
- Metric Giles, Director, Community Stabilization Project
- Todd Liljenquist, Minnesota Multi Housing Association

HF2251 was laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:10pm.




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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:
  • HF2203 (Halverson) - Homeless Youth Act activities funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1983 (Hansen) - Dakota County Development Agency low-income housing tax credit allocation threshold criteria modified.
  • HF2251 (Moran) - Eviction proceedings expungement and disclosure modified.
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