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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTY EIGHTH MEETING - Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division

May 08, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY EIGHTH 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 2:30 PM on May 8th, 2020. A quorum was present.

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

EXCUSED:
BAKER, Dave

Representative Mekeland moved the minutes of May 1, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF 4611 (Gomez) COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated.

Rep. Gomez presented HF 4611.

Rep. Mahoney moved to refer HF 4611 to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Mahoney also moved the A3 amendment. MOTION PREVAILED. UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTED.

Testifiers on 4611:

Susie Brown
Ben Ellgen, Students United
Deborah Malaga, Teacher
Deb Brandt, UCAP
Ruby Lee, President of CLUES

Rep. Mahoney requested a roll call vote on HF 4611.

AYES
MAHONEY, Tim
NOOR, Mohamud
CLAFLIN, Anne
DAVNIE, Jim
ECKLUND, Rob
HASSAN, Hodan
KOEGEL, Erin
MORAN, Rena
SUNDIN, Mike
STEPHENSON, Zack
XIONG, Jay

NAYES
GUNTHER, Bob
BACKER, Jeff
HALEY, Barb
KOZNICK, Jon
MEKELAND, Shane
ROBBINS, Kristin

ABSENT
BAKER, Dave

With a vote of 11 AYES, 6 NAYES, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF 4611 as amended is referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development represented by Kevin Mckinnon addressed the committee.

Rep. Mahoney adjourned the committee at 3:57 PM.


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Representative Tim Mahoney, Chair

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Joshua Kilgard, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

HF4611 (Gomez) - COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated. Informational Hearing on DEED Grants Flexibility 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/1 2) Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MNHouseInfo/ 3) YouTube: https://youtu.be/RpbRvaeDjdc 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 Travis.Reese@house.mn •If you plan to submit written testimony please send directly to Travis.Reese@house.mn by 5:00 PM on Thursday, May 7. 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:
  • HF4611 (Gomez) - COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated.
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •. AGENDA:. 01:06 - HF4611 (Gomez) COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated. 1:10:40 - Informational hearing on DEED grants flexibility. Runs 1 hour, 27 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.