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Legacy Finance

TENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 19, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 1:01 P.M. on March 19, 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

Members Excused:
XIONG, Jay

A quorum was present.

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

HF488 (Agbaje); African American arts and cultural program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF488 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Agbaje introduced HF488.

Representative LILLIE moved to adopt an amendment to HF488, the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVIALED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF488, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1728 (Agbaje); Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1728 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Agbaje introduced HF1728.

Representative LILLIE moved to adopt an amendment HF1728, the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Testifying on the bill, as amended:
- Tina Burnside: Curator and Development Team Lead, Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1728, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1857 (Berg); September 11 terror attacks 20th anniversary funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1857 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Berg introduced HF1857.

Testifying on the bill:
- Carson Starkey: Specialist, Medic, Active-Duty Army, 4th Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3-16 Field Artillery, Najaf/Karbala, Iraq, November 2005-November 2006

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1857 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Informational hearing on HF1770 (Frazier); Radio station grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Frazier introduced HF1770.

Presenting on the bill:
- Joel Glaser: CEO, AMPERS

HF680 (Frederick); Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF680 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Frederick introduced HF680.

Testifying on the bill:
- Louise Dickmeyer: CEO, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF680 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF913 (Frederick); County fair funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF913 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Frederick introduced HF913.

Testifying on the bill:
- Tiffany Gustin: Executive Secretary, MN Federation of County Fairs

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF913 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1418 (Hassan); Somali-based arts program funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative HASSAN moved that HF1418 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative LILLIE moved to adopt an amendment to HF1418, the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Hassan introduced HF1418, as amended.

Testifying on the bill:
- Mohamed Farah: Executive Director, Rising Impact
- Abdifatah Farah: Teaching Artist, Rising Impact

Representative HASSAN renewed the motion that HF1418, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Vice Chair JORDAN assumed the gavel at 2:11 P.M.

HF2097 (Huot); Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative JORDAN moved that HF2097 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Huot introduced HF2097.

Testifying on the bill:
- John Frawley: Director, Minnesota Zoo

Representative JORDAN renewed her motion that HF2097 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1800 (Murphy); Historic preservation corps contracting provisions created.

Representative MURPHY moved that HF1800 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Murphy introduced HF1800.

Testifying on the bill:
- Inez Wildwood: Board Chair, Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps

Representative MURPHY renewed her motion that HF1800 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1945 (Murphy); Regional library systems funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative MURPHY moved that HF1945 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Murphy introduced HF1945.

Testifying on the bill:
- Beth Burns: President of Friends of the Saint Paul Library, Minnesota Center for the Book

Representative MURPHY renewed her motion that HF1945 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF2193 (Olson); Lake Superior Zoological Society funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative JORDAN moved that HF2193 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Olson introduced HF2193.

Testifying on the bill:
- Haley Cope: CEO, Lake Superior Zoological Society

Representative JORDAN renewed her motion that HF2193 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Informational Hearing on HFXXX-MM045 (Olson); Duluth Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Olson introduced HFXXX-MM045.

Presenting on the bill:
- Cameron Krueger: President and CEO, Duluth Children’s Museum

HF1623 (Thompson); Somali Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative JORDAN moved that HF1623 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Thompson introduced HF1623.

Testifying on the bill:
- Amal Mohamed: Director of Media, Communications and Curatorial Management, Somali Museum of Minnesota
- Mohamoud Osman Ali Mohamed: Program Director, Somali Museum of Minnesota

Representative JORDAN renewed her motion that HF1623 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Chair LILLIE assumed the gavel at 3:10 P.M.

HF1328 (Anderson); Midwest Outdoors Unlimited funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative ANDERSON moved that HF1328 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Anderson introduced HF1328.

Testifying on the bill:
- Ron Welle: President and CEO, Midwest Outdoors Unlimited

Representative ANDERSON renewed his motion that HF1328 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1470 (Urdahl); Civic education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative URDAHL moved that HF1470 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Urdahl introduced HF1470.

Testifying on the bill:
- Jennifer Bloom: Executive Director, Learning Law and Democracy Foundation
- Amy Anderson: Executive Director, YMCA Center for Youth Voice

Representative URDAHL renewed his motion that HF1470 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1672 (Urdahl); Indian Affairs Council funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative URDAHL moved that HF1672 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Urdahl introduced HF1672.

Testifying on the bill:
- Shannon Geshick: Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council

Representative URDAHL renewed his motion that HF1672 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF2058 (Urdahl); American Indian history curriculum development required, and money appropriated.

Representative URDAHL moved that HF2058 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative URDAHL moved to adopt an amendment to HF2058, the amendment A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Urdahl introduced HF2058, as amended.

Representative URDAHL renewed his motion that HF2058, as amended, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF2087 (Wolgamott); Great River Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF2087 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Wolgamott introduced HF2087.

Testifying on the bill:
- Cassandra Miles: Executive Director, Great River Children’s Museum

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF2087 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1722 (Xiong); Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio-Latino Communities United in Sevice (CLUES) funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1722 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Vang introduced HF1722 on behalf of the author.

Testifying on the bill:
- Ruby Lee: President and CEO, CLUES
- Aaron Johnson-Ortiz: Director of Arts and Cultural Engagement, CLUES

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1722 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1723 (Xiong); Lao Assistance Center grant from arts and cultural heritage fund funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1723 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Vang introduced HF1723 on behalf of the author.

Testifying on the bill:
- Ahmay Ya: Social Worker, Advocate, and Community Organizer
- Dr. Bruce Corrie: Professor of Economics, Concordia University Saint Paul
- Jesse Phenow: Founder of the Urban Village, Karen Community Advocate and Activist
- Apichart Klaysingha: President, Siengkane Lao MN

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1723 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1725 (Xiong); Hmong Minnesotan culture and history education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1725 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Vang introduced HF1725 on behalf of the author.

Testifying on the bill:
- Txongpao Lee: Executive Director, Hmong Cultural Center
- Mai Vang Huizel: Interim Executive Director, Hmong Museum
- Kaj Tug Emily Lee: Youth Apprentice and Artist, Dial and UCL

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1725 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

HF1890 (Xiong); Lower Phalen Creek Project cultural interpretive center funding provided, and money appropriated.

Representative LILLIE moved that HF1890 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance omnibus bill.

Representative Vang introduced HF1890 on behalf of the author.

Testifying on the bill:
- Maggie Lorenz: Executive Director and Wakan Tipi Center Director, Lower Phalen Creek Project
- Patrice Kunesh: Board Co-Chair, Lower Phalen Creek Project & Capital Campaign Committee Co-Chair, Wakan Tipi Center
- Daniela Bell: Capital Campaign Committee Co-Chair, Wakan Tipi Center

Representative LILLIE renewed his motion that HF1890 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Legacy Finance Omnibus bull.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:55 P.M.





Representative Leon M. Lillie, Chair

Katie Hirsch, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF488 (Agbaje) - African American arts and cultural program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF680 (Frederick) - Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF913 (Frederick) - County fair funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1328 (Anderson) - Midwest Outdoors Unlimited funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1418 (Hassan) - Somali-based arts program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1728 (Agbaje) - Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1770 (Frazier) - Radio station grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1857 (Berg) - September 11 terror attacks 20th anniversary funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1470 (Urdahl) - Civic education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1623 (Thompson) - Somali Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1672 (Urdahl) - Indian Affairs Council funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1722 (Xiong) - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio-Latino Communities United in Sevice (CLUES) funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1723 (Xiong) - Lao Assistance Center grant from arts and cultural heritage fund funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1800 (Murphy) - Historic preservation corps contracting provisions created.
  • HF1890 (Xiong) - Lower Phalen Creek Project cultural interpretive center funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1945 (Murphy) - Regional library systems funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2087 (Wolgamott) - Great River Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2097 (Huot) - Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2058 (Urdahl) - American Indian history curriculum development required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2193 (Olson) - Lake Superior Zoological Society funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1725 (Xiong) - Hmong Minnesotan culture and history education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
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02:37 HF488 (Agbaje) African American arts and cultural program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
05:46 HF1728 (Agbaje) Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery funding provided, and money appropriated.
17:30 HF1857 (Berg) September 11 terror attacks 20th anniversary funding provided, and money appropriated.
22:32 HF1770 (Frazier) Radio station grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
33:32 HF680 (Frederick) Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
39:58 HF913 (Frederick) County fair funding provided, and money appropriated.
55:47 HF1418 (Hassan) Somali-based arts program funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:10:03 HF2097 (Huot) Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:17:55 HF1800 (Murphy) Historic preservation corps contracting provisions created.
1:23:00 HF1945 (Murphy) Regional library systems funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:40:07 HF2193 (Olson, L.) Lake Superior Zoological Society funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:48:36 HFXXXX (Olson, L.) Appropriating funding to the Duluth Children's Museum.
1:53:23 HF1623 (Thompson) Somali Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
2:09:44 HF1328 (Anderson) Midwest Outdoors Unlimited funding provided, and money appropriated.
2:16:24 HF1470 (Urdahl) Civic education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
2:27:43 HF1672 (Urdahl) Indian Affairs Council funding provided, and money appropriated.
2:36:54 HF2058 (Urdahl) American Indian history curriculum development required, and money appropriated.
2:42:40 HF2087 (Wolgamott) Great River Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
2:50:08 HF1722 (Xiong, J.) Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio-Latino Communities United in Sevice (CLUES) funding provided, and money appropriated.
3:00:17 HF1723 (Xiong, J.) Lao Assistance Center grant from arts and cultural heritage fund funding provided, and money appropriated.
3:12:24 HF1725 (Xiong, J.) Hmong Minnesotan culture and history education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
3:27:44 HF1890 (Xiong, J.) Lower Phalen Creek Project cultural interpretive center funding provided, and money appropriated.


HF488 (Agbaje) - African American arts and cultural program grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF680 (Frederick) - Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF913 (Frederick) - County fair funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1328 (Anderson) - Midwest Outdoors Unlimited funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1418 (Hassan) - Somali-based arts program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1728 (Agbaje) - Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1770 (Frazier) - Radio station grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1857 (Berg) - September 11 terror attacks 20th anniversary funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1470 (Urdahl) - Civic education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1623 (Thompson) - Somali Museum of Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1672 (Urdahl) - Indian Affairs Council funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1722 (Xiong) - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio-Latino Communities United in Sevice (CLUES) funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1723 (Xiong) - Lao Assistance Center grant from arts and cultural heritage fund funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1725 (Xiong) - Hmong Minnesotan culture and history education grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1800 (Murphy) - Historic preservation corps contracting provisions created.
HF1890 (Xiong) - Lower Phalen Creek Project cultural interpretive center funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1945 (Murphy) - Regional library systems funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2058 (Urdahl) - American Indian history curriculum development required, and money appropriated.
HF2087 (Wolgamott) - Great River Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2097 (Huot) - Minnesota Zoological Garden funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF2193 (Olson) - Lake Superior Zoological Society funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF XXX-MM045 (Olson) Duluth Children's Museum
*Bills may be added to the agenda

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