State of Minnesota Fifteenth Meeting
House of Representatives Ninety- First Session
Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division
Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair of the Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:32 P.M. on March 10th, 2020 in Capitol Room 120.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Ecklund Rob, Chair
Xiong, Jay, Vice Chair
Dettmer, Bob, Minority Lead
A quorum was present at 2:32 P.M.
Representative Xiong moved approval of the minutes, motion prevailed.
Amy Bredson, Wing Leader, Jim Lauria, Executive Officer, Amy Lauria, Development Officer, and Jason McNeil, Maintenance Officer, gave a presentation of the Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing.
HF 4224 (Christensen) Authorizing the commissioner of veterans affairs to establish a veterans stable housing initiative; classifying certain homeless veteran data; authorizing data sharing
The Chair moves that House File 4224 be referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.
Public testimony by:
Benjamin Johnson, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Andrew Garvais, Director of Veterans Programs
Tommy Johnson, Legislative Officer VFW
The Chair renews his motion that House File 4224 be referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division, motion prevailed.
HF 135 (Daniels) Establishing military ready reserve license plates
The Chair moves that House File 135 be referred to Ways and Means.
The Chair moves the A3 amendment, motion prevailed.
Theodore Persing, Veteran
The Chair renews his motion that HF 135 be referred as amended to Ways and Means, motion prevailed.
HF 3266 (Dettmer) Disable Veterans Rest Camp improvement funding provided, money appropriated
Representative Dettmer moves that House File 3266 be referred to Legacy Finance Division.
Sheldon Sandman, Veterans Rest Camp
Ken Larson, Veterans Rest Camp
Representative Dettmer renews his motion that House File 3266 be referred to Legacy Finance Division, motion prevails.
The meeting adjourned at 3:30 P.M.
Rep. Rob Ecklund, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant