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FORTY-FIFTH MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - February 18, 2020

FORTY-FIFTH MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Ginny Klevorn, Vice Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:05 AM, February 18, 2020 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NELSON, Michael Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
KIEL, Debra
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members excused:
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present.

Representative Olson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 11, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Olson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 13, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Elkins moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 17, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson assumed the gavel at 8:09 AM.

Chair Nelson moved HF354 be held over for possible inclusion in a supplemental appropriations bill.

HF354 (Carlson, L.); Appropriating money to public television and community radio for the Beyond Opioids Project.

The following testified on HF354:
The Honorable Lyndon Carlson Sr., State Representative
Dean Orton, Chief Operating Officer, Twin Cities Public Broadcasting Station
Joel Glaser, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations

Chair Nelson held HF354 for possible inclusion in a supplemental appropriations bill.

Chair Nelson moved HF1607 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, with a recommendation that it be referred to the Capital Investment Committee.

HF1607 (Claflin); Appropriating money for a velodrome.

The following testified on HF1607:
The Honorable Anne Claflin, State Representative
Jason Lardy, President, Minnesota Cycling Center
Amanda Harvey, Secretary, Minnesota Cycling Center
Levit Torres Lima, 5th Grader, Pillsbury Elementary After School Program

Chair Nelson modified his motion and held HF1607 over for possible inclusion in a supplemental appropriations bill.

Representative Huot moved HF1740 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, with a recommendation that it be placed on the General Register.

Representative Huot moved Amendment H1740DE3. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright moved to orally amend Amendment H1740DE3 by deleting Line 2.24 through Line 3.7. Representative Albright withdrew his oral amendment.

HF1740 (Huot); Establishing a Capitol flag program for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty.

The following testified on HF1740:
The Honorable John Huot, State Representative
Chris Guevin, Director of Facilities Management, Department of Administration

Representative Huot renewed the motion that HF1740, as amended, be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, with a recommendation that is be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:26 AM.




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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair



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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF354 (Carlson) - Beyond Opioids Project public television and community radio funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1607 (Claflin) - Velodrome for track cycling funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1740 (Huot) - Capitol flag program established for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty.


I. HF 354 (Carlson, L) Establishes a General Fund appropriation for a "Beyond Opioids" documentary by Minnesota Public Television and the Association of Minnesota Educational Radio Stations

HF 1607 (Claflin) Provides planning money for a new state Velodrome to be built and managed by the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission

HF 1740 (Huot) Provides flags for the families of Minnesota military personnel and first responders who have been killed in the line of duty