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Bioscience and Workforce Development Policy and Oversight Division

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - March 03, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

BIOSCIENCE AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
POLICY AND OVERSIGHT DIVISION

MINUTES


Representative Mahoney, Chair of the Bioscience and Workforce Development Policy and Oversight Division called the fifteenth meeting to order at 10:35 A.M. on March 3, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Mahoney, Chair
Obermueller, Vice Chair
Anderson, B
Beard
Brynaert
Gottwalt
Haws
Hilty
Mack
Norton
Peppin
Poppe
Winkler
Members excused:
Slocum

A quorum was present.

Representative Winkler moved approval of the Minutes from the February 25, 2009 meeting.
MOTION PREVAILED AND MINUTES ARE APPROVED.

Representative Peppin moved HF567 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Representative Gunther presented HF567, a bill

relating to economic development; expanding bioscience business development public infrastructure grant programs

Representative Peppin renewed her motion that HF567 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mahoney welcomed the Burnsville Government class.

Representative Obermuller assumed the chair.

Representative Mahoney moved HF12 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Representative Mahoney presented HF12, a bill:

relating to unemployment compensation; modifying definitions

Testifying on HF12 was Lee Nelson, Department of Employment and Economic Development

Representative Mahoney renewed his motion that HF12 be recommended to pass and be referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Mahoney resumed the Chair.

Representative Hilty moved that HF680, as amended, be recommended to pass and be referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Representative Kalin presented HF680, a bill:

relating to energy; providing direction for the use of federal stimulus funding for energy programs

Representative Mahoney moved to amend HF680 as follows: See amendment B identified as H0680A5
AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying on HF680 was Luvis King.

Representative Hilty renewed his motion that HF680, as amended, be recommended to pass and be referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.
MOTION PREVAILED.

The Committee was adjourned at 11:05 A.M.


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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair


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Dianne Ruppert, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF567 (Gunther) - Bioscience business development public infrastructure grant program expanded.
  • HF12 (Mahoney) - Unemployment compensation definitions modified.
  • HF680 (Kalin) - Federal stimulus funding direction provided for energy programs.
House TV Video:
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02:54 - Gavel.
04:30 - HF567 (Gunther) Bioscience business development public infrastructure grant program expanded.
07:27 - HF12 (Mahoney) Unemployment compensation definitions modified.
20:01 - HF680 (Kalin) Federal stimulus funding allocated for energy programs.
Runs 27 minutes.