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Ways and Means

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - May 14, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Rena Moran, Chair of the Committee, called the remote Ways and Means Committee meeting to order at 12:00 P.M. on Friday, May 14, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services and Facebook Live.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

MORAN, Rena (Chair)
OLSON, Liz (Vice Chair)
GAROFALO, Pat (GOP Lead)
BECKER-FINN, Jamie
BERNARDY, Connie
ECKLUND, Rob
HANSEN, Rick
HASSAN, Hodan
HERTAUS, Jerry
HORNSTEIN, Frank
JOHNSON, Brian
KRESHA, Ron
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
MARIANI, Carlos
MARQUART, Paul
MILLER, Tim
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
NOOR, Mohamud
O’NEILL, Marion
PELOWSKI, Gene Jr.
PETERSBURG, John
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
SCOTT, Peggy
SUNDIN, Mike

Members Excused:

ALBRIGHT, Tony

A quorum was present.

Representative Olson moved to adopt the minutes from Wednesday, May 12, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


SF519 (Koegel) Information, assistance, services, and medication required to be provided to inmates upon release from prison

Chair Moran moved that SF519 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Koegel gave an overview of SF519.

Safia Khan, Director of Government and External Relations, Department of Corrections, answered questions on SF519.

Following discussion, Chair Moran renewed the motion that SF519 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
GAROFALO
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
JOHNSON
KRESHA
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
MARQUART
MILLER
NASH
NELSON
NOOR
O’NEILL
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHOMACKER
SCHULTZ
SCOTT
SUNDIN

EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT
PETERSBURG

By a vote of 27 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF337 (Lee) Omnibus Bonding Bill

Chair Moran moved that HF337 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Chair Moran moved to adopt the H0337A9 amendment.

Representative Lee gave an overview of the H0337A9 amendment.

Chair Moran renewed the motion to adopt the H0337A9 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lee gave an overview of HF337 as amended.

Following discussion, Chair Moran renewed the motion that HF337, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as followed:

AYES:

MORAN
OLSON
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SUNDIN

NAYS:

GAROFALO
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
NASH
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

EXCUSED:

ALBRIGHT

By a vote of 18 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Liz Olson, Vice Chair of the Committee, assumed the gavel at 12:31 P.M.


HF728 (Lee) Redevelopment appropriation bond issuance authorized for areas damaged by civil unrest

Representative Noor moved that HF728 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Olson moved to adopt the H0728DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lee gave an overview of HF728 as amended.

Following discussion, Representative Noor renewed the motion that HF728, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

OLSON
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HORNSTEIN
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
MARQUART
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PINTO
SCHULTZ
SUNDIN

NAYS:

GAROFALO
HERTAUS
JOHNSON
KRESHA
MILLER
NASH
O’NEILL
PETERSBURG
SCHOMACKER
SCOTT

EXCUSED:

MORAN
ALBRIGHT

By a vote of 17 AYES and 10 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.


HF506 (Lee) St. Cloud; Mahnomen; and Oronoco; municipal grant prior appropriations modified

Representative Olson moved that HF506 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Representative Lee gave an overview of HF506.

Following discussion, Representative Olson renewed the motion that HF506 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. A roll call was taken, and the results were as follows:

AYES:

OLSON
GAROFALO
BECKER-FINN
BERNARDY
ECKLUND
HANSEN
HASSAN
HERTAUS
HORNSTEIN
JOHNSON
KRESHA
LIEBLING
LILLIE
MARIANI
MARQUART
NASH
NELSON
NOOR
PELOWSKI
PETERSBURG
PINTO
SCHOMACKER
SCHULTZ
SUNDIN

NAYS:

MILLER
O’NEILL

EXCUSED:

MORAN
ALBRIGHT
SCOTT

By a vote of 24 AYES and 2 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 12:45 P.M.


_________________________________________

Representative Rena Moran, Chair


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Laura Sparkman, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF337 (Lee) - Capital improvement spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, state programs established and modified, prior appropriations modified, study and report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF506 (Lee) - St. Cloud; Mahnomen; and Oronoco; municipal grant prior appropriations modified.
  • HF728 (Lee) - Redevelopment appropriation bond issuance authorized for areas damaged by civil unrest, report required, and money appropriated.
  • SF519 (Koegel) - Information, assistance, services, and medications required to be provided to inmates upon release from prison; identification cars provided for released inmates; and homelessness mitigation plan and annual reporting required on information relating to homelessness.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:34 SF519 (Koegel) Information, assistance, services, and medications required to be provided to inmates upon release from prison.
14:20 HF337 (Lee) Omnibus capital investment bill.
30:56 HF728 (Lee) Redevelopment appropriation bond issuance authorized for areas damaged by civil unrest.
40:54 HF506 (Lee) Saint Cloud; Mahnomen; and Oronoco; municipal grant prior appropriations modified.



NOTE: Bills may be added

-SF519 (Koegel) Information, assistance, services, and medications required to be provided to inmates upon release from prison
-HF337 (Lee) Omnibus bonding bill
-HF728 (Lee) Redevelopment appropriation bond issuance authorized for areas damaged by civil unrest
-HF506 (Lee) St. Cloud; Mahnomen; and Oronoco; municipal grant prior appropriations modified.


• This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm
• Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at chris.mccall@house.mn.
• Written testimony may be submitted by email to chris.mccall@house.mn for distribution to the committee by 10:00AM on the day of the hearing.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways and Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029