STATE OF MINNESOTA Second MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
VETERANS AFFAIRS DIVISION
Representative Dettmer Chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:01 PM on January 23, 2017, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DETTMER, Bob Chair
BLISS, Matt, Vice Chair
MAYE QUADE, Erin
A quorum was present.
Representative Rosenthal moved to approve the minutes of the January 9, 2017 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Dettmer moved HF321 before the committee.
Representative Lien Testified on HF321
Testifiers on HF321:
Ben Johnson, Legislative Director, Department of Veterans Affairs
Randy Tesdahl, Adjutant, American Legion
Chair Dettmer moved HF321 be rereferred to the Committee on Transportation Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Chair Dettmer passed gavel at 1:16 to Vice Chair Bliss.
Chair Dettmer moved HF 127 before the committee.
Bill Strusinski, Libby Law Office
Jim Pagliarini Testified
Chair Dettmer moved HF 127 be rerefered to the Committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Dettmer moved HF 119 come before the committee.
Chair Dettmer moved the HF119A1 Amendment THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Trent Dilks, Legislative Chair, Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota.
Ralph Donais, Chair, United Veterans Legislative Council.
Representative Maye Quade moved the HF119A2 amendment.
Representative Maye Quade testified on HF119A2 amendment.
Representative Maye Quade withdrew the HF119A2 amendment.
Chair Dettmer Moved HF119 be rereferred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Dettmer moved HF232 come before the committee.
Lorie Ahlness - President, Board of Directors Disabled Veterans Rest Camp Association
Randy Tesdahl - Minnesota American Legion State Adjutant
Chuck Conquist, VFW 4th District
Chair Dettmer moved HF232 be rerefered to the Committee on Legacy. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Chair Dettmer assumed gavel at 2:01
Representative O’Driscoll moved HF 261 come before the committee.
William Micklus, Assoc. Dir, Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute
Rep O’Driscoll moved HF 261 be rerefered to the Committee on Public Safety. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Randy Tesdahl, Minnesota American Legion State Adjutant, gave a presentation on the American Legion.
Tommy Johnson, Seventh District Legislative Chair, Veterans of Foreign Wars, gave a presentation on the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:44 PM.
Representative Bob Dettmer, Chair
Jeremy Hansen, Committee Legislative Assistant