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EIGHTH MEETING - Legacy Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

LEGACY FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Lillie, Chair of Legacy Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:46 P.M. on March 6, 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.

Representative Hausman moved to approve the minutes from February 27, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1337 (Hausman); Minnesota Council on Disability funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Hausman moved that HF1337 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Hausman introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Joan Willshire, Executive Director of Minnesota Council on Disabilities
-Kody Olson, Public Policy Director of Minnesota Council on Disabilities
-Mark Hughes

Representative Hausman renewed her motion that HF1337 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1613 (Mahoney); St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese garden development funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Lillie moved that HF1613 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Mahoney introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-William Zajicek, Interim Treasurer of the Minnesota China Friendship Garden Society
-Granying Vang, Board Member of MCFGS
-Chen Zhou, Board Member and Chair of MCFGS Chinese Advisory Group
-Romi Slowiak, Board Member and Secretary of MCFGS

Chair Lillie renewed his motion that HF1613 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1305 (Brand); County fairs funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Lillie moved that HF1305 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Brand introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Andrew Duerr, Lobbyist at Duerr Government Affairs, Inc.
-Joe Scapanski, Board Member of Minnesota State Agricultural Society
-Bruce Miller, Membership and Outreach Director of Minnesota Farmers Union

Chair Lillie renewed his motion that HF1305 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1489 (Urdahl); Indian Affairs Council Dakota and Ojibwe Indian language preservation and grave protection funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Urdahl moved that HF1489 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Urdahl introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Edward Fairbanks, Interim Executive Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
-Shannon Geshick, Grants and Legislative Director of the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
-Mary Otto, Tribal Liason at the Minnesota Department of Commerce

Representative Urdahl renewed his motion that HF1489 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:12 P.M.




Representative Leon Lillie, Chair

Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

HF1305 (Brand) - County fairs funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1613 (Mahoney) - St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese garden development funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1489 (Urdahl) - Indian Affairs Council Dakota and Ojibwe Indian language preservation and grave protection funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1337 (Hausman) - Minnesota Council on Disability funding provided, and money appropriated. Additional bills may be added to the agenda.

Bills Added:
  • HF1337 (Hausman) - Minnesota Council on Disability funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1305 (Brand) - County fairs funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1613 (Mahoney) - St. Paul Phalen Park Chinese garden development funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1489 (Urdahl) - Indian Affairs Council Dakota and Ojibwe Indian language preservation and grave protection funding provided, and money appropriated.
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