FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session
STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:01 AM, February 25, 2020 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
NELSON, Michael V. Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Quam moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 20, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED
Chair Nelson moved HF2490 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means.
HF2490 (Wolgamott); Establishing a grant program for skate parks throughout the state; authorizing the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission to build skate parks; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
The following testified on HF2490:
The Honorable Dan Wolgamott, State Representative
Paul Forsline, President, City of Skate
Marsha Hovey, Board Member, City of Skate
Mark Rodriguez, Owner, 3rd Lair Skatepark
Witt Siasoco, Secretary, City of Skate
Cora Neisen, City of Skate
Chair Nelson moved Amendment H2490A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF2490, as amended, be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means with a recommendation that it be rereferred to the Committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Nelson moved HF1303 be held over for further consideration.
HF1303 (Persell); Appropriating money for grants to radio stations.
The following testified on HF1303:
The Honorable John Persell, State Representative
Joel Glaser, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations (AMPERS)
Chair Nelson held HF1303 over for further consideration.
Chair Nelson moved HF1372 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means.
HF1372 (Long); Allowing voters to join a permanent absentee voter list; requiring absentee ballots to automatically be sent before election to voters on permanent absentee voter list.
Representative Long moved Amendment H1372A2. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The following testified on HF1372:
The Honorable Jamie Long, State Representative
The Honorable Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State
Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF1372, as amended, be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 9:30 AM.
Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair
Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant