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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

TENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 15, 2021

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


WORKFORCE AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AND POLICY

MINUTES

Representative Noor, Chair of the Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on February 15th, 2021. The meeting was broadcasted via Zoom and House Public Information Services. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NOOR, Mohamud
HALEY, Barb
HAMILTON, Rod
BAKER, Dave
DAVNIE, Jim
FRANKE, Keith
GREENMAN, Emma
JURGENS, Tony
KOEGEL, Erin
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
OLSON, Liz
XIONG, Tou

Members excused:
XIONG, Jay

Representative Olson moved to approve the minutes for the February 10th, 2021 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 873 (Hassan) Avivo performance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 873:
Kelly Matter, President and CEO, Avivo

Chair Noor laid HF 873 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.



HF 530 (Davnie) Job skill training for recently released inmate funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 530
Charlene Leach, CEO, Better Futures

Chair Noor laid HF 530 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.



HF 655 (Xiong, J) Big Brothers Big Sisters grant funding provided, and money appropriated
Deanna Threadgill, Vice President of Programs, BBBS Twin Cities.

Testifiers in regards to HF 655:
Michael Canela (Little Brother) & Doug Williams (Big Brother)

Chair Noor laid HF 655 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.



HF 656 (Xiong, J) Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio-Latino Communities United in Sevice (CLUES) funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 656:
Ruby Lee
Crysta Colmer
Jennifer Mendoza

Chair Noor laid HF 656 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.



Representative Mohamud Noor, Chair



Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF106 (Davnie) - Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.
  • HF327 (Stephenson) - Shared work plan eligibility modified.
  • HF677 (Xiong) - Reemployment assistance training definition modified to include additional training options.
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02:35 - HF327 (Stephenson) Shared work plan eligibility modified.
09:01 - HF106 (Davnie) Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.
35:39 - HF677 (Xiong, T.) Reemployment assistance training definition modified to include additional training options.


HF 327 (Stephenson) Shared work plan eligibility modified.

HF 106 (Davnie) Social Security and Social Security disability offsets removed.
Mary Jo George, AARP MN
Colleen Barrett, AARP member

HF 677 (Xiong, T) Reemployment assistance training definition modified to include additional training options.

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