State of Minnesota Fourth Meeting
House of Representatives Ninety- First Session
Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy Division
Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair of the Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy Division, called the first meeting to order at 2:33 P. M. on February 5th in Capitol Room 120.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Ecklund, Rob, Chair
Xiong, Jay, Vice Chair
Becker- Finn, Jamie
A quorum was present at 2:33 P.M.
Representative Brand motioned to approve the minutes from January 29, 2019, motion prevailed.
Chair Ecklund moved HF 119 (Sundin) before the committee.
Representative Sundin testified on HF 119.
Testifiers on HF 119
Tajuan Williams, Helmets to Hardhats
Jeffrey Alleman, Helmets to Hardhats
Gary Thaden, Helmets to Hardhats
Justin Ros, Helmets to Hardhats
Benjamin Johnson, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Representative Dettmer introduced A1 amendment for HF 119. A1 amendment adopted.
Chair Ecklund renewed his motion to pass HF 119, as amended, to the committee on Ways and Means. Motion prevailed.
Chair Ecklund moved HF 120(Gunther) to be referred to the committee on Taxes.
Representative Guenther addressed the committee on HF 120.
Testifiers on HF 120
Trent Dilks, Disabled American Veterans, Department of Minnesota
Jerry Kaiser, United Veterans Legislative Council
Ben Johnson, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Chair Ecklund renewed his motion that HF 120 pass and be re-referred to the committee on Taxes. Motion Prevailed.
Representative Dettmer moved HF 202 (Anderson) before the committee.
Representative Anderson testified on HF 202.
Chair Ecklund offered the A1 amendment. A1 amendment adopted.
Chair Ecklund moved HF 202 pass as amended and be referred to committee on Transportation Finance and Policy. Motion prevailed.
Representative Dettmer movd HF 213 before the committee.
Representative Dettmer testified on HF 213.
Testifiers on HF 213
Andy Snope, IBEW
David Cowell, U.S. Army
Scott Mackinnon, U.S. Army
Michael Whitten, U.S. Army
Bob Tammen, Veterans for Peace
Tom Dimond, U.S. Army
Andrew Nicholson, U.S. Marine Corps
Barry Riesch, Citizen
Steve Mckeoun, Veterans for Peace
Chair Ecklund renewed his motion that HF 213 be referred to Education Policy. Motion prevailed.
The meeting adjourned at 3:50 P.M.
Rep. Rob Ecklund, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant