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Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Fourth Meeting

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 20, 2021

State of Minnesota Fourth Meeting
House of Representatives Ninety- Second Session

Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy

Minutes

Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair of the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy, called the virtual meeting to order at 3:01 PM on January 20, 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:
Ecklund, Rob, Chair
Xiong, Tou, Vice Chair
Dettmer, Bob, Minority Lead
McDonald, Joe, Minority Lead
Berg, Kaela
Bliss, Matt
Edelson, Heather
Frederick, Luke
Greenman, Emma
Nelson, Michael
Poston, John
Raleigh, Donald
Sundin, Mike


A quorum was present.

Representative Berg moved that the minutes from January 19, 2021 be adopted. Motion prevailed.

Chair Ecklund went over the Committee Rules with members.

Presentations from Minnesota Veteran Organizations

Tim Engstrom, Director of Communications, American Legion Department of Minnesota
Todd Kemery, Chair, Commander’s Task Force
Lou Michaels, Commander, Jewish War Veterans of America
Tommy Johnson, Legislative Director, Jewish War Veterans of America
Trent Dilks, Executive Director, Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota
Brock Hunter, Co-founder and President, Veterans Defense Project
Jerry Kyser, Chairman, United Veterans Legislative Council


The meeting was adjourned at 4:30 PM.



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Representative Rob Ecklund, Chair

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Grace Doyle, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Presentations from various veterans organizations:.
- Todd Kemery, Chair, Commander’s Task Force.
- Tim Engstrom, Director of Communications, American Legion Department of Minnesota.
- Tommy Johnson, Legislative Director, Jewish War Veterans of America.
- Trent Dilks, Executive Director, DAV of Minnesota.
- Brock Hunter, Veterans Defense Project.
- Jerry Kyser, Chairman, United Veterans Legislative Council.


Presentations from various Veterans organizations
Todd Kemery, Chair, Commander’s Task Force
Tim Engstrom, Director of Communications, American Legion Department of Minnesota
Tommy Johnson, Legislative Director, Jewish War Veterans of America
Trent C. Dilks, Executive Director, DAV of Minnesota
Brock Hunter, Veterans Defense Project
Jerry Kyser, Chairman, United Veterans Legislative Council


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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/permrule.asp