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FIRST MEETING - FIRST SPECIAL SESSION 2020

2019-2020 Regular Session - June 16, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FIRST SPECIAL SESSION 2020

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair of the State Government Finance Division, called the virtual meeting to order at 12:45 PM on June 16, 2020 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

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
NASH, Jim
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

A quorum was present.

HF108 (Nelson); COVID-19; grant and appropriation extensions provided, and report required.

Representative Nelson moved HF108 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Nelson renewed the motion that HF108 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael, Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny, Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, GOP Lead
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
NASH, Jim
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

NOT VOTING
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra

With a vote of 16 AYES and 2 NOT VOTING, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF111 (Koegel); Amateur Sports Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Nelson moved HF111 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

Representative Nelson offered an oral amendment to HF111.

Page 1, line 6, delete the blank appropriation and insert $9,700,000. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Huot moved the 1SS-H0111A1 (Huot) amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF111:
Todd Johnson, Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission

Representative Nelson renewed the motion that HF111, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael, Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny, Vice Chair
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony, GOP Lead
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
NASH, Jim
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

With a vote of 11 AYES and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF54 (Becker-Finn); Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated.

Representative Nelson moved HF54 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Nelson offered an oral amendment to HF54.

Page 3, line 6, delete the blank appropriation and insert $1,636,000. THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

The following testified on HF54:
Carly Melin, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
Jim Backstrom, Dakota County Attorney

Representative Nelson renewed the motion that HF54, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael, Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny, Vice Chair
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony, GOP Lead
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
NASH, Jim
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

With a vote of 11 AYES and 7 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF89 (Noor); Protests of May and June 2020; special master panel to award compensation for damages suffered established, and money appropriated.

Representative Nelson moved HF89 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Nelson moved the 1SS-H0089A1 (Noor) amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF89:
Davis Senseman, Main Street Alliance Advisory Board
Joo Hee Pomplum, The Alliance

Representative Nelson renewed the motion that HF89, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael, Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny, Vice Chair
ACOMB, Patty
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony, GOP Lead
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
NASH, Jim
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

NOT VOTING
ELKINS, Steve

With a vote of 10 AYES, 7 NAYS, and 1 NOT VOTING, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:16 p.m.

___________________________
Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair



___________________________
Simon Brown, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF54 (Becker-Finn) - Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated.
  • HF89 (Noor) - Civil unrest during May and June 2020; special master panel established to make awards to compensate for damages suffered, and money appropriated.
  • HF108 (Nelson) - COVID-19; grant and appropriation extensions provided, and report required.
  • HF111 (Koegel) - Amateur Sports Commission and Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
00:37 - HF108 (Nelson) COVID-19; grant and appropriation extensions provided, and report required.
04:13 - HF111 (Koegel) Amateur Sports Commission funding provided, and money appropriated.
33:49 - HF54 (Becker-Finn) Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated.
1:06:51 - HF89 (Noor) Protests of May and June 2020; special master panel to award compensation for damages suffered established, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.


This remote hearing is taking place under Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Agenda:

I. HF 54 (Becker-Finn) Prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths assigned to the attorney general, and money appropriated. (pending referral)

II. HF 89 (Noor) Protests of May and June 2020; special master panel to award compensation for damages suffered established, and money appropriated.

III. HF 108 (Nelson) providing COVID-19 grant and appropriation extensions; requiring a report.

IV. HF 111 (Koegel) appropriating money to the Amateur Sports Commission.

Public Viewing Information:

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/

Meeting Documents will be posted on the State Government Finance Division's Website at:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/91032

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