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Housing Finance and Policy

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 04, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY

MINUTES

Representative Alice Hausman, Chair of the Housing Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, March 4th, 2021 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:
Hausman (Chair)
Howard (Vice Chair)
Theis (Republican Lead)
Agbaje
Bliss
Gomez
Hassan
Heinrich
Her
Jurgens
Olson
Pfarr
Reyer

Members excused:


A quorum was present at 10:30 A.M.

Rep. Howard moved approval of the Minutes from Tuesday, March 2nd. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 566 (Fischer) Landlord permitted to require tenant to provide supporting documentation for service or support animal need.

Chair Hausman moved that House File 566 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Chair Hausman moved the A1 Author’s amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifiers:
Ron Elwood, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
Leanna Stefaniak, At Home Apartments

Chair Hausman renewed the motion that House File 566 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be placed on the general register.

AYE:
Hausman
Howard
Theis
Agbaje
Bliss
Gomez
Hassan
Heinrich
Her
Jurgens
Olson
Pfarr
Reyer

NAY:

There being 13 Ayes and 0 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL, AS AMENDED, WAS REFERRED TO THE GENERAL REGISTER.

HF 969 (Vang) Landlord required to follow debt collection requirements, and commissioner of commerce enforcement regulations allowed.

Chair Hausman moved that House File 969 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Chair Hausman moved the DE1 amendment.

Chair Hausman moved the A4 amendment to the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Hausman renewed the motion to adopt the DE1 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Kyle Berndt, Minnesota Multi-Housing Association

Chair Hausman renewed the motion that House File 969 be laid over for possible inclusion. THE BILL WAS LAID OVER.

The Committee was adjourned at 11:01 A.M.


REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF566 (Fischer) - Landlord permitted to require tenant to provide documentation supporting tenant's need for service or support animal.
  • HF969 (Vang) - Landlords required to follow debt collection requirements, and commissioner of commerce enforcement of regulations allowed.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:00 HF566 (Fischer) Landlord permitted to require tenant to provide supporting documentation for service or support animal need.
10:50 HF969 (Vang) Landlords required to follow debt collection requirements, and commissioner of commerce enforcement of regulations allowed.


HF 566 (Fischer) Landlord permitted to require tenant to provide supporting documentation for service or support animal need.

HF 969 (Vang) Landlords required to follow debt collection requirements, and commissioner of commerce enforcement of regulations allowed.

If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Blake.Wilcox@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

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