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NINTH MEETING - Legacy Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

LEGACY FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Lillie, Chair of Legacy Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 12:47 P.M. on March 13, 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 Boe moved to approve the minutes from March 6, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF517 (Urdahl); Public television grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Lillie moved that HF517 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Urdahl introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Dean Orton, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Twin Cities PBS
-Daniel Bergin, Senior Producer and Partnership Manager of Twin Cities PBS
-Mark Hughes

Chair Lillie renewed his motion that HF517 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF516 (Urdahl); Public television immigration project funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Lillie moved that HF516 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Urdahl introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Dean Orton, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Twin Cities PBS

Chair Lillie renewed his motion that HF516 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1338 (Wazlawik); Minnesota Public Radio funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Wazlawik moved that HF1338 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Wazlawik introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-John Kavanagh, Senior Counsel and Managing Director of Public and Regulatory Affairs

Representative Wazlawik renewed her motion that HF1338 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1341 (Wazlawik); Water safety grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Wazlawik moved that HF1341 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Wazlawik introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Shane Hoefer, Vice President of Operations for YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities

Representative Wazlawik renewed her motion that HF1341 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF958 (Hausman); Falcon Heights; Bell Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Hausman moved that HF958 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Hausman introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Denise Young, Executive Director of Bell Museum
-Emma Allen, Director of Operations for Bell Museum

Representative Hausman renewed her motion that HF958 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1823 (Xiong, J.); Hmong Museum grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Xiong, J. moved that HF1823 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Xiong, J. introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Mai Vang, Founder of Hmong Museum
-Courtney Gerber, Curator of Learning and Engagement at Minnesota Museum of American Art

Representative Xiong, J. renewed his motion that HF1823 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1482 (Urdahl); Native American Tourism of Minnesota grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Urdahl moved that HF1482 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Urdahl introduced the bill.

Testifying in support of the bill:
-Melanie Benjamin, Chief Executive of Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
-Sonja Upton, Co-Founder of Native American Tourism of Minnesota

Representative Urdahl renewed his motion that HF1482 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:17 P.M.




Representative Leon Lillie, Chair

Joe Lenczewski, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

HF516 (Urdahl) - Public television immigration project funding provided, and money appropriated. HF517 (Urdahl) - Public television grant funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1338 (Wazlawik) - Minnesota Public Radio funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1341 (Wazlawik) - Water safety granting program funding provided, and money appropriated. HF958 (Hausman) - Falcon Heights; Bell Museum funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1823 (Xiong) - Hmong Museum grant funding provided, and money appropriated. HF1482 (Urdahl) - Native American Tourism of Minnesota grant funding provided, and money appropriated. The first three bills on the agenda have already had informational hearings. We will take no more than 5 minutes each to move and lay them over for possible inclusion.

Bills Added:
  • HF516 (Urdahl) - Public television immigration project funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF517 (Urdahl) - Public television grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1482 (Urdahl) - Native American Tourism of Minnesota grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF958 (Hausman) - Falcon Heights; Bell Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1341 (Wazlawik) - Water safety grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1338 (Wazlawik) - Minnesota Public Radio funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1823 (Xiong) - Hmong Museum grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
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