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NINTH MEETING - Housing Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Michael Howard, Vice Chair of the Housing Finance and Policy Division, called the ninth meeting to order at 8:05 A.M. on Wednesday, March 20th, in room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Hausman (Chair)
Howard (Vice Chair)
Bierman
Fischer
Gunther
Hassan
Her
Hornstein
Johnson
Jurgens
Munson
Pierson
Poppe
Sauke

Members excused:
Theis (Republican Lead)

A quorum was present at 8:05 A.M.

HF 1007 (Fischer) – Lead safe homes grant program

Representative Fischer moves that HF 1007 be laid over for possible omnibus inclusion.

Representative Fischer moves the HF1007DE1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Representative Fischer
Rachelle Menanteau Peleska, Sustainable Sources
Ticiea Fletcher, Parent of Dustin Shields
Sue Watlov Phillips, MICAH

Representative Fischer renews the motion to lay over HF 1007 for possible inclusion. THE BILL IS LAID OVER.

HF 2542 (Hausman) – Minnesota Bond Allocation Act relating to housing bonds modified

Representative Hausman moves to lay over HF 2542.

Representative Hausman moves the HF2542DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Representative Hausman
Anne Mavity, Minnesota Housing Partnership
Ryan Baumtrog, Minnesota Housing

Representative Hausman renews the motion to lay over HF 2542. THE BILL IS LAID OVER.

Chair Hausman resumes the gavel.

HF 1506 (Hassan) – Open Access Connection voice mail services for homeless and low-income populations funding provided

Representative Hassan moves that HF 1506 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Testifiers:
Representative Hassan
Mark Erpalding, Open Access Connections

Representative Hassan renews the motion to lay over HF 1506. THE BILL IS LAID OVER.

HF 964 (Bierman) – Housing supports for persons with mental illnesses funding provided.

Representative Bierman moves that HF 964 be re-referred to Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Testifiers:
Representative Bierman
Sam Smith, NAMI Minnesota
Julie Grothe, Guild Incorporated
Joan Witherspoon, Guild Incorporated

Representative Bierman renews the motion that HF 964 be re-referred to Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Division. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE BILL IS RE-REFERRED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:20 A.M.


REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

HF964 (Bierman) Housing supports for persons with mental illnesses funding provided, and money appropriated HF1007 (Fischer) Lead safe homes grant program created, and money appropriated HF1506 (Hassan) Open Access Connection voice mail services for homeless and low-income populations funding provided, and money appropriated HF2542 (Hausman) Minnesota Bond Allocation Act relating to housing bonds modified Bills may be taken in any order. Please contact Owen Wirth if you wish to testify on any of these bills at Owen.Wirth@House.mn or (651) 296-6970.

Bills Added:
  • HF964 (Bierman) - Housing supports for persons with mental illnesses funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1007 (Fischer) - Lead safe homes grant program created, and money appropriated.
  • HF1506 (Hassan) - Open Access Connection voice mail services for homeless and low-income populations funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2542 (Hausman) - Minnesota Bond Allocation Act modified relating to housing bonds, manufactured home park lot rentals and sales modified, Housing Finance Agency tax credit allocations modified, eviction cases expungement allowed, residential lease agreement terms mandated, eviction data classified, and housing improvement areas expanded.
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00:40 - HF1007 (Fischer) Lead safe homes grant program created, and money appropriated. 34:30 - HF2542 (Hausman) Minnesota Bond Allocation Act relating to housing bonds modified. 41:22 - HF1506 (Hassan) Open Access Connection voice mail services for homeless and low-income populations funding provided, and money appropriated. 55:52 - HF964 (Bierman) Housing supports for persons with mental illnesses funding provided, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 24 minutes.