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TWENTY SECOND MEETING - Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SECOND 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 28, 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
HASSAN, Hodan
KOEGEL, Erin
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay

Members excused:

KOZNICK, Jon

Representative Gunther moved the minutes of March 27, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF 2567 (Her) Workforce training and entrepreneurship investment to close Minnesotans of color opportunity gaps funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 2567 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 2567:

Michael Wynne
Mai Moua
Jennifer Mendoza
Alan Roy
Adam Hanson
Gary Cunningham

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 2567 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 1931 (Moran) Lifetrack job training nonprofit organization grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Moran moved that HF 1931 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.
The following individuals testified on HF 1931:

Curtis Knutson, Executive Director, LifeTrack
Liberty Mickelson, Employment & Training Manager, Lifetrack

Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 1931 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 1933 (Moran) Lifetrack nonprofit organization building maintenance grant provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Moran moved that HF 1933 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 1933:

Curtis Knutson, Executive Director, LifeTrack
Liberty Mickelson, Employment & Training Manager, Lifetrack

Representative Moran renewed her motion that HF 1933 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 1553 (Poppe) Greater Minnesota community design and economic development statewide resource created, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 1553 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 1553:

Tom Fisher
Martin Walsh, University of Minnesota
Mary Vogel, University of Minnesota

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 1553 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 769 (Carlson, L.) Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 769 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 769:

Nicole Bussenbach
Jonathan Bohn

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 769 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 2580 (Xiong, T.) Nonprofit Assistance Grant Fund funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 2580 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individuals testified on HF 2580:

Maureen O'Connell
KaYing Yang, Director of Programs and Partnerships, Coalition of Asian American Leaders
Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 2580 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 2446 (Koegel) Special education employment pilot project created, reports required, and money appropriated.

Representative Koegel moved that HF 2446 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individual testified on HF 2446:

Wy Spano

Representative Koegel renewed her motion that HF 2446 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 2622 (Mahoney) Workforce development program biannual inventory mandated, reports required, and money appropriated.

Representative Mahoney moved that HF 2622 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF 2622 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

HF 2341 (Mariani) ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Stephenson moved that HF 2341 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

The following individual testified on HF 2341:

Liz Rammer
Marilyn Fagerness
Joshua Walbolt

Representative Stephenson renewed his motion that HF 2341 be laid over for possible inclusion in an Omnibus Bill.

Representative Mahoney adjourned the meeting at 9:32 AM


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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair


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Michael Mollner, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Agenda:

HF 2567 (Her) Workforce training and entrepreneurship investment to close Minnesotans of color opportunity gaps funding provided HF 1931 (Moran) Lifetrack job training nonprofit organization grant funding provided HF 1933 (Moran) Lifetrack nonprofit organization building maintenance grant provided HF 769 (Carlson, L) Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated. HF 2341 (Mariani) ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program grant funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 1553 (Poppe) Greater Minnesota community design and economic development statewide resource created, and money appropriated. HF 2580 (Xiong, T) Nonprofit Assistance Grant Fund funding provided, and money appropriated. HF 2446 (Koegel) Special education employment pilot project created, reports required, and money appropriated. HF 2622 (Mahoney) Workforce development program biannual inventory mandated, reports required, and money appropriated. **Bills May be Added**

Bills Added:
  • HF2567 (Her) - Workforce training and entrepreneurship investment to close Minnesotans of color opportunity gaps funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1931 (Moran) - Lifetrack job training nonprofit organization grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1933 (Moran) - Lifetrack nonprofit organization building maintenance grant provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF769 (Carlson) - Public Employment Relations Board data modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF2341 (Mariani) - ProStart and Hospitality Tourism Management Program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1553 (Poppe) - Greater Minnesota community design and economic development statewide resource created, and money appropriated.
  • HF2580 (Xiong) - Nonprofit Assistance Grant Fund funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2622 (Mahoney) - Workforce development program biannual inventory mandated, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2446 (Koegel) - Special education employment pilot project created, reports required, and money appropriated.
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