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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTIETH MEETING - Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

March 03, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:33 P.M. on March 3, 2020, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
DANIELS, Brian
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LAYMAN, Sandy
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
LUCERO, Eric
POPPE, Jeanne
QUAM, Duane
RUNBECK, Linda
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou

Excused:

FRANSON, Mary

Representative Wolgamott moved the minutes from February 19, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

H.F. 3086 (Bernardy) University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities capital improvement spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Chair Bernardy presents H.F. 3086 for an informational hearing.

Testifying:
-Brian Yolitz, Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Facilities, Minnesota State
-Mike Berthelsen, VP for University Serviced, University of Minnesota

H.F. 3663 (Wolgamott) University of Minnesota, general fund appropriation use authorized for biomedical research facilities to also be used to pay for debt service on bonds issued for the clinical research facility, and money appropriated.

Representative Wolgamott moved that H.F. 3663 be referred to the Capital Investment Committee.

Testifying:
-Brian Burnett, Senior VP for Finance & Operations, University of Minnesota

Representative Wolgamott renewed his motion that H.F. 3663 be referred to the Capital Investment Committee. The MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 3:23 P.M.

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Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair


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Eric Petersen, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF 3663 (Wolgamott) University of Minnesota; general fund appropriation use authorized for biomedical research facilities to also be used to pay for debt service on bonds issued for the clinical research facility, and money appropriated. *INFORMATIONAL ONLY* HF 3086 (Bernardy) University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities capital improvement spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated. If you would like to testify, please contact Addie Miller (adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491). Bills may be added or removed at the discretion of the Chair.

Bills Added:
  • HF3663 (Wolgamott) - University of Minnesota; general fund appropriation use authorized for biomedical research facilities to also be used to pay for debt service on bonds issued for the clinical research facility, and money appropriated.
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01:27 - Informational hearing only: HF3086 (Bernardy) University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities capital improvement spending authorized to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 23:02 - HF3663 (Wolgamott) University of Minnesota; general fund appropriation use authorized for biomedical research facilities to also be used to pay for debt service on bonds issued for the clinical research facility, and money appropriated. Runs 50 minutes.