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FOURTEENTH MEETING - Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH 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 8:03 AM on March 5, 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
HASSAN, Hodan
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay

Members excused:

HALEY, Barb

A quorum was present at 8:49 AM.

Representative Ecklund moved the minutes of the joint hearing between the Jobs & Economic Development Finance Division and the Early Childhood Finance & Policy Division on March 1, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Representative Gunther moved the minutes of February 28, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF 422 (Brand) Child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Rep. Brand presented HF 422 (Informational Hearing)

The following individuals testified on HF 422:

Dan Dorman, Greater Minnesota Partnership
Nancy Jost, West Central Initiative Foundation
Scott Marquardt, Southwest Initiative Foundation
Hollee Saville, MACCP

HF 423 (Brand) Greater Minnesota child care facility grand program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Representative Brand presented HF 423 (Informational Hearing)

The following individuals testified on HF 423:

Dan Dorman, Greater Minnesota Partnership
Nancy Jost, West Central Initiative Foundation
Scott Marquardt, Southwest Initiative Foundation
Hollee Saville, MACCP

HF 825 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Child care pilot program to create two women-run businesses in low-income urban areas funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn presented HF 825 (Informational Hearing)

The following individuals testified on HF 825:

Sarah Pike, WomenVenture
Elaine Wyatt, WomenVenture

HF 908 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Child care business training funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.

Representative Kotyza-Witthuhn presented HF 908 (Informational Hearing)

The following individuals testified on HF 908:

Sarah Pike, WomenVenture
Elaine Wyatt, WomenVenture

HF 1594 (Richardson) Minneapolis; YWCA funding provided for job skills training in early childhood education, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 1594 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 1594:

Paula Landis, YWCA
Lisa Bandoli
Sofiya Aden

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 1594 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

Chair Mahoney adjourned the meeting at 9:31 AM


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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair


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Michael Mollner, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

HF 422 (Brand) Child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated (Informational Hearing Only) HF 423 (Brand) Greater Minnesota child care facility grand program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated (Informational Hearing Only) HF 825 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) WomenVenture Grant to establish women run child care in low income urban areas (Informational Hearing Only) HF 908 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) WomenVenture Business Training (Informational Hearing Only) HF 1594 (Richardson) YWCA funding provided for job skills training in early childhood education, and money appropriated

Bills Added:
  • HF422 (Brand) - Child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF423 (Brand) - Greater Minnesota child care facility grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
  • HF1594 (Richardson) - Minneapolis; YWCA funding provided for job skills training in early childhood education, and money appropriated.
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00:51 - Discussion of:. • HF423 (Brand) Greater Minnesota child care facility grand program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated (informational hearing only); and. • HF422 (Brand) Child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated (informational hearing only). 47:42 - Discussion of:. • HF825 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) WomenVenture Grant to establish women run child care in low income urban areas (informational hearing only); and. • HF908 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) WomenVenture Business Training (informational hearing only). 1:13:51 - HF1594 (Richardson) YWCA funding provided for job skills training in early childhood education, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.