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THIRTEENTH MEETING - Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 8:02 AM on February 28, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not 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
HASSAN, Hodan
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay

Members excused:

ROBBINS, Kristin

A quorum was present at 8:24 AM.

Representative Davnie moved the minutes of February 26, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF 955 (Koegel) SciTechsperience program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Koegel moved that HF 955 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 955:

John Dukich, Minnesota High Tech Association
Becky Siekmeier, SciTechsperience Program Director, Minnesota High Tech Association
Casey Helbing, Founder/CEO, Software for Good
Annie Tran, Junior Web Developer, Software for Good

Representative Koegel renewed her motion that HF 955 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.

Rep. Mahoney moved that HF 141 be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Rep. Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 141 be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Representative Koegel assumed the gavel at 8:30 AM.

HF 678 (Davnie) Job skills training for recently released inmates funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Davnie moved that HF 678 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 678:

Dr. Thomas Adams, Better Futures Minnesota
Todd Casey

Representative Davnie renewed his motion that HF 678 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 1088 (Xiong, J.) Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Xiong, J. moved that HF 1088 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 1088:

Terryl Brumm, President and CEO – Boys & Girls Clubs of Twin Cities
Kevin Berg, President of Asian Foods
Anaa Jinicho, 2019 Twin Cities Youth of the Year

Representative Xiong, J. renewed his motion that HF 1088 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

Representative Koegel adjourned the meeting at 9:16 AM


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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair


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Michael Mollner, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

HF 955 (Koegel) SciTechsperience program funding provided HF 141 (Poppe) Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers. HF 678 (Davnie) Job skills training for recently released inmates funding provided HF 1088 (Xiong, J) Minnesota Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs grant If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF141 (Poppe) - Port authorities; majority vote of commissioners required to approve real property sales and transfers.
  • HF678 (Davnie) - Job skills training for recently released inmates funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1088 (Xiong) - Youth job skills and career development funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF955 (Koegel) - SciTechsperience program funding provided, and money appropriated.
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