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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

9th MEETING - Legacy Funding Division

February 15, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA 9th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

LEGACY FUNDING DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Urdahl, Chair of the Legacy Funding Division Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:36pm on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, in the Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

URDAHL, Dean, Chair
KIEL, Debra, Vice Chair
CORNISH, Tony
DILL, David
GREENE, Marion
MCFARLANE, Carol
MCNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Mary
TORKELSON, Paul
WAGENIUS, Jean
PEPPIN, Joyce WINKLER, Ryan

NO members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Kiel moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 9, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF245 (Davids) Creating regional capital fund for arts organizations; appropriating money.

Representative Kiel moved that HF245 be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Representative Torkelson moved the H0245A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in favor of HF245, as amended:

Representative Davids
Hal Croft, Commonwealth Theatre

Representative Winkler moved that HF245, as amended, be re-referred to Government Operations and Elections Committee without further recommendation. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF379 (Torkelson) Appropriating money from the arts and cultural heritage fund for grants to county agricultural societies.

Representative Torkelson moved that HF379 be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Representative Torkelson moved the H0379A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying in favor of HF379, as amended:

Representative Torkelson
Jerry Schoenfeld, MN Fed. County Fair
Joe Scapanski, Benton County Agricultural Society
Representative Winkler moved that HF379, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Government Operations and Elections. THE MOTION WAS WITHDRAWN.

Representative McNamara moved to amend H0379A1 amendment as follows:

Page 1, line 8, delete everything after "shall".

Page 1, line 9, delete everything before "award".

Page 1, line 22, delete everything after "shall".

Page 1, delete lines 24 and 25.

Page 1, line 26, delete "committee" and insert "commissioner".

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Torkelson renewed his motion for HF379, as amended, and for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF334 (Westrom) Providing a grant to the Kensington Area Historical Society for development of a museum and heritage center.

Chair Urdahl moved that HF334 be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Testifying in favor of HF334:

Representative Westrom
Mel Conrad, Kensington Area Heritage Society
Lloyd Flaaten, Kensington Area Heritage Society

Chair Urdahl renewed his motion for HF334 to be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF427 (Cornish) Appropriating money for the Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center.

Representative Cornish moved that HF427 be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill.

Testifying in favor of HF427:

Representative Cornish
Jim Gibson, Farmamerica
Greg Bartz, Farmamerica
Tom Hagerty, Farmamerica

Representative Cornish renewed his motion for HF427 to be heard and considered for possible inclusion in the Legacy Funding omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:14PM.




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REP. DEAN URDAHL, CHAIR



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Mike Knutsen
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF245 (Davids) - Regional arts organizations capital fund created, and money appropriated.
  • HF334 (Westrom) - Kensington Area Historical Society grant funding provided for development of a museum and heritage center, and money appropriated.
  • HF379 (Torkelson) - County agricultural society grant funding provided from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and money appropriated.
  • HF427 (Cornish) - Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
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