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Legacy Finance

SIXTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 24, 2021

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

LEGACY FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Lillie, Chair of the Legacy Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 8:30 A.M. on February 24th, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
LILLIE, Leon M. (Chair)
JORDAN, Sydney (Vice Chair)
GREEN, Steve (GOP Lead)
ACOMB, Patty
ANDERSON, Paul
BOE, Greg
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
HASSAN, Hodan
MURPHY, Mary
NELSON, Nathan
URDAHL, Dean
WAZLAWIK, Ami
XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present.

Representative JORDAN moved to approve the minutes from February 17, 2021. THE MOTION PREVIALED.

HF1045 (Mariani); Science Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1045 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Lillie introduced HF1045 on behalf of the author.

Testifying on the bill:
- Alison Brown: President and CEO, Science Museum of Minnesota
- Jon Severson: Director of Government Relations, Science Museum of Minnesota

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1045 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF481 (Stephenson); Champlin; funding provided to acquire land for trail system along Elm Creek Greenway Corridor, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF481 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Stephenson introduced HF481.

Testifying on the bill:
- Ryan Karasek: Mayor, City of Champlin
- Charles L. Lehn: Parks and Facilities Manager, City of Champlin

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF841 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1331 (Keeler); River watch program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1331 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Keeler introduced HF1331.

Testifying on the bill:
- Danielle Graham: Education Program and Communication Specialist, International Water Institute
- Katie Melgaard: River Watch Teacher, Marshall County Central High School
- Diane Waterworth: River Dreams Teacher, Newfolden Elementary School
- Laura Bell: Lab Coordinator and Naturalist, University of Minnesota Crookston Campus
- Asher Kingery: Monitoring and Education Specialist, International Water Institute
- Lisa Frenette: Red River Watershed Management Board and International Water Institute, River Watch Program

Representative Boe introduced an amendment to HF1331, amendment A1.

Representative BOE moved to adopt the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1331, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Informational Hearing on HFXXXX (Murphy); Public Libraries funding provided.

Representative Murphy introduced HFXXXX.

Presenting on the bill:
- Erin Smith: Executive Director, Viking Library System
- Beth Burns: President, The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library

The meeting was adjourned at 9:59 A.M.





Representative Leon M. Lillie, Chair

Katie Hirsch, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1331 (Keeler) - River watch program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1045 (Mariani) - Science Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF481 (Stephenson) - Champlin; funding provided to acquire land for trail system along Elm Creek Greenway Corridor, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:35 - HF481 (Stephenson) Champlin; funding provided to acquire land for trail system along Elm Creek Greenway Corridor, and money appropriated.
27:52 - HF1331 (Keeler) River watch program funding provided, and money appropriated.
46:59 - HF1045 (Mariani) Science Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:16:35 - HFXXXX (Murphy) Appropriating money for regional library systems.

Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes


HF 481 (Stephenson) Champlin; funding provided to acquire land for trail system along Elm Creek Greenway Corridor
HF 1331 (Keeler) River watch program funding provided
HF 1045 (Mariani) Science Museum of Minnesota funding provided
Informational hearing on HF XXXX (Murphy) Public Libraries funding provided
*Bills may be added to the agenda

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01.

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Public Testimony:
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Meeting documents will be posted on the committee website: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92022