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SEVENTH MEETING - Legacy Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

LEGACY FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Lillie, Chair of Legacy Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:48 P.M. on February 27, 2019, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LILLIE, Leon (Chair)
WAZLAWIK, Ami (Vice-Chair)
HEINTZEMAN, Josh (Minority Lead)
BOE, Greg
GREEN, Steve
HAUSMAN, Alice
MURPHY, Mary
URDAHL, Dean
WAGENIUS, Jean
XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present at 12:49 P.M.

HF1448 (Mariani); Science Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Lillie moved that HF1448 be laid over for possible inclusion into the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Mariani introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Alison Brown, President of Science Museum of Minnesota
-Laurie Fink, Vice President of Science for Science Museum of Minnesota
-Jon Severson, Director of Strategic Partnerships for Science Museum of Minnesota

Chair Lillie renewed his motion that HF1448 be laid over for possible inclusion into the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Heintzeman moved to approve the minutes from February 20, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF396 (Wolgamott); Great River Children’s Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Lillie moved that HF396 be laid over for possible inclusion into the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Wolgamott introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Greg Reigstad, Treasurer of Great River Children’s Museum
-Sara McKeever, Board Member of Great River Children’s Museum

Chair Lillie renewed his motion that HF396 be laid over for possible inclusion into the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1474 (Hausman); Minnesota Humanities Center and Veterans’ Voices program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Hausman moved that HF1474 be laid over for possible inclusion into the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Hausman introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Anne Hunter, Interim President of Minnesota Humanities Center
-Leondra Burchall, Vice President of Minnesota Humanities Center
-Leanne Akemann, High School Teacher at Northeast Range School
-Amy Hamlin, Associate Professor of Art History of Saint Catherine University
-Lindsey Erdman, Marine Corps Veteran and 2017 Veterans Voices Awardee

Representative Hausman renewed her motion that HF1474 be laid over for possible inclusion into the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Presenting on regional library programs:
-Jennifer Nelson, Director of State Library Services and Charter Center for Department of Education
-Liz Lynch, Director of Lake Agassiz Regional Library

The meeting was adjourned at 2:16 P.M.




Representative Leon Lillie, Chair

Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

HF396 (Wolgamott) - Great River Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1448 (Mariani) - Science Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1474 (Hausman) - Minnesota Humanities Center and Veterans' Voices program funding provided, and money appropriated. Presentations from the Department of Education and Regional Libraries

Bills Added:
  • HF396 (Wolgamott) - Great River Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1448 (Mariani) - Science Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1474 (Hausman) - Minnesota Humanities Center and Veterans' Voices program funding provided, and money appropriated.
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