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Preventing Homelessness Division

NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 03, 2021

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

PREVENTING HOMELESSNESS DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Gomez, Chair of the Preventing Homelessness Division, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30 a.m. on March 3, 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:

GOMEZ, Aisha CHAIR
KEELER, Heather VICE CHAIR
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne REPUBLICAN LEAD
DAVIDS, Greg
HEINRICH, John
HOLLINS, Athena
HORNSTEIN, Frank
HOWARD, Michael
KOEGEL, Erin
PETERSBURG, John
REYER, Liz



A quorum was present.

Rep. Keeler moved to approve the minutes of February 24, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentation by Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.

Presenters from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs:

Paul Williams - Homeless Programs Supervisor, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Sloan Kessler - Homeless Programs Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

Representative Gomez moved to return HF1791 to the Human Services Finance and Policy Committee.

Representative Gomez presented HF1791.

Testifiers on HF1791:

Dr. Ann Masten - Regents Professor of Child Development, University of Minnesota
Ryan Baumtraug - Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Housing
Sonia Wadena - Indian Education Coordinator, Bemidji Public Schools
Dominiques Perkins - Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Parent
Commissioner Irene Fernando - Hennepin County Commissioner

Rep. Gomez renewed her motion to return HF1791 to the Human Services Finance and Policy Committee.

The roll was called. The results were as followed:

Ayes:
Gomez
Keeler
Hollins
Hornstein
Howard
Koegel
Reyer

Nays:
Neu Brindley
Davids
Heinrich
Petersburg

There being 7 ayes and 4 nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 p.m.





Rep. Gomez, CHAIR




Kevin Petrie, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1791 (Gomez) - Local homeless prevention aid established, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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02:00 Department of Veterans Affairs presentation on veteran homelessness.
40:33 HF1791 (Gomez) Local homeless prevention aid established, and money appropriated.



*I. MDVA Presentation on Veteran Homelessness

II. HF 1791 (Gomez) - Local homeless prevention aid established, and money appropriated.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Preventing Homelessness Division website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92017