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SIXTEENTH MEETING - Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTEENTH 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 March 12, 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
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present at 8:05 AM.

Representative Davnie moved the minutes of March 7, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF 1268 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Small business investment credit made permanent, and technical and conforming changes made.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 1268 be laid over.

Representative Mahoney moved the H1268DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Haley moved the H1268A3 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

The following individuals testified on HF 1268:

John Dukich, Minnesota High Tech Association
Lilly Melander, Minnesota Medical Alley
Kris Huson, Recombinetics

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 1268 be laid over.

HF 1012 (Claflin) Displaced homemaker programs funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Claflin moved that HF 1012 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 1012:

Jean Keenan, Executive Director Life-Work Planning Center
Mary Ann Bowman

Representative Claflin renewed her motion that HF 1012 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 985 (Hassan) East African community economic development pilot grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Hassan moved that HF 985 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 985:

Marcus Pope, Youthprise
Justin Terrell, Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage
Mohamed Farah, Ka Joog
Haji Yusuf

Representative Hassan renewed her motion that HF 985 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 988 (Bernardy) School contractor eligibility requirements modified.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 988 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 988:
Edward Reynoso, Teamsters
Steve LeFeber
Dawn Petersdorf
Tom Graves, First Student
Scott McMahon, Minnesota School Bus Operators Association

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 988 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 1359 (Petersburg) Owatonna and Steele counties workforce training funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 1359 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 1359:

Randy Johnson, Executive Director of Workforce Development Inc.
Jim Kingsley, Wenger
James Wendorff, Viracon
Sonja Davis, Workforce Development Inc.

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 1359 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

Chair Mahoney adjourned the meeting at 9:36 AM

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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair

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Michael Mollner, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF 1268 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) Angel Tax Credit HF 1012 (Claflin) Displaced homemaker programs funding provided, and money appropriated HF 988 (Bernardy) School contractors eligibility requirements modified. HF 985 (Hassan) East African community economic development pilot grant program funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 1359 (Petersburg) Owatonna and Steele counties workforce training funding provided, and money appropriated. If you would like to testify, please contact Travis Reese at (651) 296-7175 or travis.reese@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF1268 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Small business investment credit made permanent, and technical and conforming changes made.
  • HF1012 (Claflin) - Displaced homemaker programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF988 (Bernardy) - School contractor eligibility requirements modified.
  • HF985 (Hassan) - East African community economic development pilot grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1359 (Petersburg) - Owatonna and Steele counties; workforce training funding provided, and money appropriated.
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