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TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING - Legacy

2013-2014 Regular Session

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

LEGACY COMMITTEE
Chair, Representative Phyllis Kahn

MINUTES

Representative Kahn, Chair of the Legacy Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:10 P.M. on April 5, 2013 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Kahn, Chair
Lillie, Vice Chair
Urdahl, Lead Republican
Freiberg
Green
Hanson, Ex-officio
Hausman
McNamara, Ex-officio
Murphy, M.
Torkelson
Wagenius
Ward, J.
Wills

Members excused:
McDonald

A quorum was present.

Michael Fallon, Executive Director, Minneapolis TV Network (MTN), gave an overview of their 2013-2014 Legacy request.

David Hartwell, Chair, Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC), stated that the council worked hard, he’s proud of the process and their recommendations and it doesn’t make sense to change the funding process when it’s working.

Dave Zentner, former President of the Izaak Walton League of America, explained his concerns with a two-year funding cycle.

Darby Nelson, former Member of LSOHC, stated he supported the council’s process and explained his concerns about reducing accountability.

HF 207 (Lillie) Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated.

Chair Kahn moved that HF 207 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Legacy bill.

Chair Kahn moved the H0207DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn moved the H0207A13 amendment.

Janelle Taylor, House Research, gave an overview of the amendment.

Representative Torkelson moved an oral amendment to HF 207 as follows:

Page 1, line 22, after “Pioneer” delete “Sarah” and after “Creek” insert “Lake Sarah”
Page 1, line 23, after “Watershed” delete “District” and insert “management organization”

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn renewed her motion that the H0207DE1 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Lead Republican Urdahl moved the H0207DE3 amendment.

Janelle Taylor, House Research, gave an overview of the amendment.

Lead Republican Urdahl requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYE
Green
Torkelson
Urdahl
Wills

NAY
Kahn
Freiberg
Hausman
Lillie
Murphy
Wagenius
Ward

ABSENT
McDonald

On a vote of 4 AYES and 7 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Chair Kahn laid over HF 207, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Legacy bill.


HF 1183 (Kahn) relating to appropriations; appropriating money from clean water fund and
parks and trails fund.

Chair Kahn moved that HF 1183 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Legacy bill.

Tony Ross, Musician, Minnesota Orchestra, gave an update on the lockout and explained some of the education and outreach events the orchestra has been doing.

Chair Kahn moved the H1183DE2 amendment.

Representative Ward moved an oral amendment to H1183DE2 as follows:

Page 10, line 21, delete the first “$325,000” and insert “$425,000” and delete the second “$325,000” and insert “$425,000”

With the intent that the additional funds go to the Veteran’s Voices award project.

David O’Fallon, President, Minnesota History Center, pledged that the additional funds will go to that project.

Representative Ward renewed his motion that the oral amendment to H1183DE2 be adopted.

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn renewed her motion that the H1183DE2 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Mary Jo McGuire, Board Member and Jennifer Bloom, Executive Director, both from the Learning Law and Democracy Foundation; Filiz Yargici, Teacher, Roseville Area High School; and, Judy Farmer, President, Kids Voting Minneapolis, all testified in support of the MN Civic Education Coalition and their request for Legacy funding.

Lead Republican Urdahl moved the H1183A6 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn moved the 6H1183A14 amendment with the following oral amendment:

Page 1, line 3, after “22” delete “delete” and insert “after” and after “Minnesota” delete “and”

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lillie moved the H1183A1 amendment. After discussion he withdrew his amendment.

Lead Republican Urdahl moved the H1183A2 amendment with the following oral amendment:

Page 1, line 6, delete “shall” and insert “must”
Page 1, line 7, delete “shall” and insert “must”
Page 1, line 8, delete “shall” and insert “must”
Page 1, line 11, delete “shall” and insert “must”

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Freiberg moved the H1183A5 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Lead Republican Urdahl moved the H1183A7 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Lead Republican Urdahl moved the H1183A8 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn moved the H1183A9 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lillie moved the H1183A10 amendment with the following oral amendment:

Page 1, line 3, delete “$.......” and insert “$500,000
Page 1, line 4, delete “$.......” and insert “$500,000

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn moved the H1183A12 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn moved the H1183A15 amendment with the following oral amendment:

Page 1, after line 3, insert a new line as follows: “Page 16, line 23 delete ‘shall’ and insert ‘must’”

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Kahn moved the H1183A17 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Ward moved the H1183A16 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Green moved the H1183A20 amendment and requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

AYE
Green
Torkelson
Urdahl
Wills

NAY
Kahn
Freiberg
Lillie
Wagenius
Ward

ABSENT
McDonald

On a vote of 4 AYES and 5 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Torkelson moved the H1183A18 amendment with the following oral amendment:

Page 1, line 4, delete “$.......” and insert “$250,000

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.

Lead Republican Urdahl moved the H1183A21 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Lead Republican Urdahl moved the H1183A11 amendment. After discussion he withdrew his amendment.

Chair Kahn laid over HF1183, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Omnibus Legacy bill.

Mike Molzahn, Committee Administrator, explained the committee’s schedule for the upcoming week.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:56 P.M.




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Representative Phyllis Kahn, Chair



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Krysta Niedernhofer, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Additional public comment on Outdoor Heritage Fund and Arts and Culutral Heritage Articles Outdoor Heritage Fund Article Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund Article

Bills Added:
  • HF207 (Lillie) - Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1183 (Kahn) - Omnibus legacy bill.
Hearing Documents:
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10:05 - Gavel. Discussion of :. HF207 (Lillie) Outdoor heritage funding provided, restoration evaluation requirements modified, land acquisition requirements established, and money appropriated. And. HF1183 (Kahn) Omnibus Legacy Finance bill. Additional public comment on Outdoor Heritage Fund & Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund articles. Outdoor Heritage Fund article. Runs 2 hours, 42 minutes.