STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST JOINT MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
EARLY CHILDHOOD FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
PREVENTING HOMELESSNESS DIVISION
Representative Pinto, Chair of the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual joint meeting to order at 10:31 A.M. on February 11, 2022 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
GOMEZ, Aisha (Chair, Preventing Homelessness Division)
HAUSMAN, Alice (Chair, Housing Finance and Policy)
PINTO, Dave (Chair, Early Childhood Finance and Policy)
HOWARD, Michael (Vice Chair, Housing Finance and Policy)
KEELER, Heather (Vice Chair, Preventing Homelessness Division)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice Chair, Early Childhood Finance and Policy)
FRANSON, Mary (GOP Lead, Early Childhood Finance and Policy)
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne (GOP Lead, Preventing Homelessness Division)
THEIS, Tama (GOP Lead, Housing Finance and Policy)
A quorum was present.
Members were given an overview on the impact of stable housing on child development.
- Dr. Jenatte Herbers: Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Villanova University Villanova University
Chair HAUSMAN assumed the gavel at 11:03 A.M.
Representative Pinto gave an informational overview of HF3210.
HF3210 (Pinto); expanding existing programs to provide homelessness prevention assistance to families with minor children; appropriating money.
Presenting on the bill:
- Erin Bailey: Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget; Executive Director, Governor’s Children’s Cabinet
- Eric Grumdahl: Deputy Director, Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness
- Nikki Kovan: Early Learning Division Director, Minnesota Department of Education
- Dan Kitzberger: Legislative Director, Minnesota Housing
Chair GOMEZ assumed the gavel at 11:28 A.M.
Vice Chair PRYOR, of the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Committee, assumed the gavel at 11:50 A.M.
The Early Childhood Finance and Policy Committee moved to consideration of HF3210. A quorum was present.
Representative PINTO moved that HF3210 be re-referred to the Committee on Housing Finance and Policy.
Representative PINTO moved to adopt an amendment to HF3210, the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative PINTO renewed his motion that HF3210, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Housing Finance and Policy. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:
There being 7 AYES, 0 NAYS, 3 ABSTENTONS, and 3 EXCUSED, THE MOTION PRREVAILED.
Chair PINTO assumed the gavel at 11:44 A.M.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:44 A.M.
Representative Aisha Gomez, Preventing Homelessness Division Chair
Representative Alice Hausman, Housing Finance and Policy Chair
Representative Dave Pinto, Early Childhood Finance and Policy Chair
Hans Dosland, Early Childhood Finance and Policy CLA
Katie Hirsch, Housing Finance and Policy CLA
Robin Schmidt, Preventing Homelessness Division CLA