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Preventing Homelessness Division

TENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 10, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 10, 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. Reyer moved to approve the minutes of March 3, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Continued testimony on HF1791.

Testifiers on HF1791:

Alexis Kramer - Freedom From the Streets
Janesha Anderson - Freedom From the Streets

Presentation from the Department of Human Services

Presenters from the Department of Human Services:

Heidi Hamilton - Department of Human Services
Heather Duchschere - Hearth Connection

Presentation on the Steve O’Neil Apartments

Presenters on the Steve O’Neill Apartments:

Lee Stuart - Churches United in Ministry

Rep. Koegel moved that HF1382 be returned to the Human Services Finance and Policy Committee

Rep. Koegel presented HF1382

Testifiers on HF1382:

Heather Duchscherer - Hearth Connection
Sue Watlov Phillips - Executive Director, Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing
Carin Peterson - Sheridan Neighborhood Organization

Rep. Neu Brindley moved the A1 amendment to HF1382. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Koegel renewed her motion to return HF1382, as amended to the Human Services Finance and Policy Committee.

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 11:58 a.m.





Rep. Gomez, CHAIR




Kevin Petrie, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1382 (Koegel) - Long-term homelessness support service funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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39:01 Presentation on Support Services at the Steve O'Neil Apartments.
1:02:35 HF1382 (Koegel) Long-term homelessness support service funding provided, and money appropriated.


*Agenda Updated*

I. Presentation on Support Services at the Steve O'Neil Apartments by Lee Stuart

II. HF 1382 (Koegel) - Long-term homelessness support service funding provided, and money appropriated.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

If you would like to sign up to testify or submit written testimony, please email sean.herring@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing. Public testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time for testimony during the hearing, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

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

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