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SEVENTH MEETING - Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

JOBS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair of the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 8:06 AM on February 7, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MAHONEY, Tim
NOOR, Mohamud
GUNTHER, Bob
BACKER, Jeff
CLAFLIN, Anne
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HALEY, Barb
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay

Members excused:

HASSAN, Hodan
RARICK, Jason

HF 374 (Xiong, J.) Unemployment Insurance Advisory committee 2018 legislative session recommended changes adopted.

Representative Xiong, J. moved that HF 374 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Xiong, J moved the H0374A1 amendment

Representative Mahoney moved an oral amendment to the H0374A1 amendment. On page 1, line 2, after the word page: strike 22 and insert 13 THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Xiong, J moved the H0374A1 amendment as amended be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Xiong, J moved the A19-0003 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following individuals testified on HF 374:

Jim Hegman, Unemployment Insurance Program Director, DEED
Katrina Gulstad, Unemployment Insurance Program Director, DEED

Representative Xiong, J renewed his motion that HF 374 as amended be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following individuals from the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) gave an overview of the department:
Kevin McKinnon, Deputy Commissioner, DEED
Gabrielle Gerbaud, Executive Director Minnesota Trade Office, DEED

Representative Noor assumed the gavel at 8:39 AM.

HF 319 (Stephenson) Furloughed federal employee loan guarantee program created.

Rep. Stephenson moved that HF 319 be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Rep. Stephenson moved the H0319DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following individuals testified on HF 319:

Therese Kuvaas, Minnesota Bankers Association
Celia Hahn

Representative Stephenson renewed his motion that HF 319 as amended be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mahoney assumed the gavel at 9:26 AM


Chair Mahoney adjourned the meeting at 9:35 AM


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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair


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Michael Mollner, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

Economic Development Overview from DEED HF 374 (Xiong, J) Unemployment Insurance Advisory committee 2018 legislative recommendations HF 319 (Stevenson) Furloughed federal employee loan guarantee program created

Bills Added:
  • HF374 (Xiong) - Unemployment Insurance Advisory committee 2018 legislative session recommended changes adopted.
  • HF319 (Stephenson) - Furloughed federal employee loan guarantee program created.
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