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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING - Capital Investment Division

February 25, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

CAPITAL INVESTMENT DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Murphy, Chair of Capital Investment Division, called the meeting to order at 7:59 A.M. on February 25, 2020, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MURPHY, Mary (Chair)
LEE, Fue (Vice Chair)
URDAHL, Dean (Lead)
BENNETT, Peggy
CANTRELL, Hunter
CONSIDINE, Jack
DEHN, Raymond
GROSSELL, Matt
HANSEN, Rick
JURGENS, Tony
NORNES, Bud
LAYMAN, Sandy
LILLIE, Leon
PIERSON, Nels
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SAUKE, Duane
TORKELSON, Paul
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

Presentation on the Governor’s bonding recommendations for the Metropolitan Council
-Charles Zelle, Metropolitan Council Chair

HF2959 (Poppe); Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Murphy moved that HF2959 be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Poppe introduced her bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Andrea Vaubel, Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF2959 be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Cantrell moved to approve the minutes from February 20, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3309 (Vang); Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Health Laboratory Building renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Vang introduced her bill.

Testifying on the bill:
-Gary Horvath, Director of Laboratory Services at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture
-Joanne Bartkus, Director of the Public Health Laboratory at the Minnesota Department of Health
-Wayne Waslaski, Director of Real Estate and Construction Services at the Minnesota Department of Administration

Representative Vang moved that HF3309 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Capital Investment omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation on the Governor’s bonding recommendations for the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
-Jennifer Ho, Commissioner of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
- Ryan Baumtrog, Assistant Commissioner of Policy and Community Development at the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

The meeting was adjourned at 9:33 A.M.




Representative Mary Murphy, Chair

Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Governor's bonding recommendations: MN Housing Finance Agency Metropolitan Council

Bills Added:
  • HF2959 (Poppe) - Rural Finance Authority funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF3309 (Vang) - Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Health Laboratory Building renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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