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Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy

TWENTY-SECOND MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 22, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND 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 March 22nd, 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

Excused:
XIONG, Jay

Chair Noor moved to amend the minutes to reflect Rep. Baker as excused. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE AMENDED.

Representative Davnie moved to approve the minutes, as amended, for the March 19th, 2021 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Representative Kotyza-Withuhn assumed the gavel at 1:04 P.M.

HF 1784 (Noor) Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Testifiers in regards to HF 1784:
Cesia Baires, owner of Abi's Cafe in Minneapolis
Danny Schwartzman, owner of Common Roots Cafe and Catering in Minneapolis
Mary Taris, owner of Strive Publishing in Robbinsdale

Chair Noor laid HF 1784 over for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Informational Hearing:
HF 1342 (Noor) Governor's budget for jobs and economic development established; funding provided for Departments of Employment and Economic Development.

Testifiers in regards to HF 1342:
Steve Grove, Commissioner at DEED
Hamse Warfa, Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Development at DEED.

Chair Noor assumed the gavel at 2:25 P.M
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The meeting adjourned at 2:27 P.M.


Representative Mohamud Noor, Chair



Jason Chavez
Committee Legislative Assistant













More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1342 (Noor) - Omnibus workforce and business development bill.
  • HF1784 (Noor) - Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:36 HF1784 (Noor) Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
17:43 Brief Fiscal Analysis staff overview.
Discussion of:.
23:13 HF1342 (Noor) Governor's budget for jobs and economic development established; funding provided for Departments of Employment and Economic Development and Labor and Industry, Bureau of Mediation Services, and Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals; policy changes made; rulemaking authorized; fees modified; reports required; and money appropriated (informational hearing; no action will be taken).
and.
presentation on governor’s Department of Employment and Economic Development budget and supplemental budget request.
- Commissioner Steve Grove.


HF 1784 (Noor) Small business support program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
Cesia Baires, owner of Abi's Cafe in Minneapolis
Danny Schwartzman, owner of Common Roots Cafe and Catering in Minneapolis
Mary Taris, owner of Strive Publishing in Robbinsdale

Brief Fiscal Staff Overview

HF 1342 (Noor) Governor's budget for jobs and economic development established; funding provided for Departments of Employment and Economic Development. *This will be an informational hearing. No action will be taken*

Presentation on Governor’s DEED Budget and Supplemental Budget Request
Commissioner Steve Grove

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