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TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING - State Government Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session

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

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Nelson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:00 AM, March 20, 2019 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NELSON, Michael Chair
CARLSON, Andrew Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
HUOT, John
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members excused:
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present.

Chair Nelson moved HF430 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

HF430 (Xiong); Appropriating money for grants to the veterans defense project.

The following testified on HF430:
The Honorable Jay Xiong, State Representative
Brock Hunter, President, Veterans Defense Project
The Honorable John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
Tommy Johnson, Legislative Officer, Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H0430DE2.

The following testified on Amendment H0430DE2:
The Honorable Jay Xiong, State Representative
Brock Hunter, President, Veterans Defense Project
Ben Johnson, Legislative Director, Minnesota Veteran’s Affairs

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to amend HF430 with Amendment H0430DE2. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF430, as amended, be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Vogel moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 19th, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF1698 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF 1698 (Xiong); Appropriating money for Veteran’s Voices radio programming.

The following testified on HF1698:
The Honorable Jay Xiong, State Representative
Joel Glaser, CEO, Ampers

Chair Nelson held HF1698 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

Chair Nelson moved HF804 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF804 (Lesch); Delaying expiration of the legislative commission on data practices; appropriating money.

The following testified on HF804:
The Honorable John Lesch, State Representative

Chair Nelson held HF804 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

Chair Nelson moved HF2084 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF2084 (Fischer); Extending Legislative Water Commission.

The following testified on HF2084:
The Honorable Peter Fischer, State Representative

Chair Nelson held HF2084 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:21 AM.




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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair


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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. HF 430 (Xiong, J) Veterans defense project grant funding provided II. HF 1698 (Xiong, J) Veterans' Voices radio programming funding provided III. HF 1601 (Mariani) John Francis Wheaton Memorial construction on State Capitol grounds funding provided IV. HF 804 (Lesch) Data Practices Commission expiration delayed V. HF 2084 (Fischer) Legislative Water Commission extended More bills may be added

Bills Added:
  • HF430 (Xiong) - Veterans defense project grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1698 (Xiong) - Veterans' Voices radio programming funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1601 (Mariani) - John Francis Wheaton Memorial construction on State Capitol grounds funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF804 (Lesch) - Data practices legislative commission expiration delayed, and money appropriated.
  • HF2084 (Fischer) - Legislative Water Commission extended.
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