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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING - Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

May 01, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

JOBS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE DIVISION MINUTES

Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair of the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 7:59 AM on May 1, 2020. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Members Present:
MAHONEY, Tim
NOOR, Mohamud
GUNTHER, Bob
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
CLAFLIN, Anne
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HALEY, Barb
HASSAN, Hodan
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay


Representative Xiong, J. moved the minutes of April 16, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Rep. Koegel moved the minutes of April 24, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF 4602 (Olson) Minnesota investment fund loan forgiveness conditions modified.

Rep. Olson presented HF 4602.

Rep. Mahoney moved to refer HF 4602 to the general register.

The following individuals testified on HF 4602.

John Bastian, Duluth paper mill

Rep. Olson requested a roll call vote on HF 4602.

AYES
MAHONEY, Tim
NOOR, Mohamud
GUNTHER, Bob
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
CLAFLIN, Anne
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HALEY, Barb
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay

ABSENT
HASSAN, Hodan

With a vote of 17 AYES and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 4602 is referred to the general register.

HF 3341 (Huot) – Appraisal management company licensure modified.

Representative Huot introduced HF 3341.

Rep. Mahoney moved HF 3341 be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Huot requested a roll call vote on HF 3341.

AYES
MAHONEY, Tim
NOOR, Mohamud
GUNTHER, Bob
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
CLAFLIN, Anne
DAVNIE, Jim
HALEY, Barb
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
SUNDIN, Mike
STEPHENSON, Zack
XIONG, Jay


ABSENT
HODAN, Hassan

With a vote of 17 AYES and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 3341 is referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

HF 4603 (Ecklund) – General funds transfer to the 21st century fund provided.

Rep. Ecklund introduced HF 4603.

Rep. Ecklund moved it be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Ecklund moved the DE 1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DE1 AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Rep. Ecklund requested a role call vote on HF 4603.

AYES
MAHONEY, Tim
NOOR, Mohamud
GUNTHER, Bob
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
CLAFLIN, Anne
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HALEY, Barb
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, Mike
XIONG, Jay

ABSENT
HASSAN, Hodan
With a vote of 17 AYES and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 4603 as amended is referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

HF 4429 (Claflin) – Pay-for-performance grant program modified.

Rep. Claflin introduced HF 4429.

Rep. Claflin moved to refer HF 4429 to the general register.

Rep. Claflin moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DE1 AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

The following individuals testified on HF 4429.

Thomas Streitz, Twin Cities Rise

Rep. Claflin requested a roll call vote on HF 4429.

AYES
MAHONEY, Tim
NOOR, Mohamud
GUNTHER, Bob
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
CLAFLIN, Anne
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HALEY, Barb
HASSAN, Hodan
KOEGEL, Erin
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
MORAN, Rena
ROBBINS, Kristin
STEPHENSON, Zack
SUNDIN, MIKE
XIONG, Jay

With a vote of 18 AYES, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 4429 as amended is referred to the general register.

There was a presentation from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development on Unemployment Insurance


Representative Mahoney adjourned the meeting at 9:39 AM.

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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair

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Joshua Kilgard, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. HF4602 (Olson) - Minnesota investment fund loan forgiveness conditions modified. HF3341 (Huot) - Appraisal management company licensure modified. HF4603 (Ecklund) - General funds transfer to the 21st century fund provided. HF4429 (Claflin) - Pay-for-performance grant program modified. II. Presentation from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development on Unemployment Insurance This remote hearing may be viewed live via the following methods: 1) Live stream via House website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/2 2) YouTube: https://youtu.be/S4StGoFeqig Public Testimony Information: • This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm • Members of the public with questions about this process or who are interested in submitting testimony may email committee staff at Michael.Mollner@house.mn •If you plan to submit written testimony please send directly to Michael.Mollner@house.mn by 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 30. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Bills Added:
  • HF4602 (Olson) - Minnesota investment fund loan forgiveness conditions modified.
  • HF4603 (Ecklund) - General funds transfer to the 21st century fund provided, and small business emergency loans modified.
  • HF4429 (Claflin) - Pay-for-performance grant program modified, and displaced homemaker program renamed.
  • HF3341 (Huot) - Appraisal management company licensure modified.
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •. 01:10 - HF4602 (Olson) Minnesota investment fund loan forgiveness conditions modified. 23:14 - HF3341 (Huot) Appraisal management company licensure modified. 27:38 - HF4603 (Ecklund) General funds transfer to the 21st century fund provided. 38:27 - HF4429 (Claflin) Pay-for-performance grant program modified. 53:10 - Presentation from the Department of Employment and Economic Development on Unemployment Insurance. Runs 1 hour, 41 minutes. • The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.