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House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Friday, April 20 2018 - Archive Video
01:02 - HF4289 (Garofalo) Omnibus Job Growth and Energy Affordability Finance bill.
- Mark-up of omnibus bill.
2:08:40 - HF3708 (O'Neill) Carbon reduction facility designation established for large electric generating facilities.
Runs 2 hour, 11 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, April 18 2018 - Archive Video
Comments by the Chair.
05:39 - Walk-through of HF4289 (Garofalo) Omnibus Job Growth and Energy Affordability Finance bill.
45:50 - Public testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 54 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 1
Monday, April 16 2018 - Archive Video
00:39 - HF4061 (McDonald) Minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities modified.
Runs 2 hours, 3 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 2
Monday, April 16 2018 - Archive Video
00:25 - HF3708 (O'Neill) Carbon reduction facility designation established for large electric generating facilities.
Runs 2 hours, 33 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Friday, April 13 2018 - Archive Video
00:53 - HF3988 (Layman) National Resources Research Institute academic and applied research funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
20:35 - HF3810 (Barr) Project Build Minnesota funding provided to encourage students to consider a career in the construction industry, and money appropriated.
43:50 - HF3519 (Anderson, P.) Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District funding provided, and money appropriated.
49:41 - HF4179 (Mahoney) African Economic Development Solutions grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:04:05 - HF3284 (West) Modular home requirements clarified.
1:09:07 - HF3285 (West) Home park closing provisions modified.
1:14:58 - HF3807 (West) Manufactured home installer fees modified.
1:17:12 - HF4377 (Mahoney) East metropolitan area pilot project funding provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
1:51:05 - HF3003 (Bahr) Carbon-free energy standard established, definition modified, and conforming changes made.
2:15:45 - HF3865 (Clark) Minneapolis; East Phillips Neighborhood Institute indoor urban farming project funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 3 hours, 8 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, April 11 2018 - Archive Video
00:56 - HF4342 (Knoblach) Saint Cloud; dislocated worker program funding provided, and money appropriated.
38:37 - HF2112 (Knoblach) Housing project bonding authority allocations provided.
1:30:40 - HF3714 (Gunther) Greater Minnesota business development infrastructure program funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:34:08 - HF2424 (Gunther) Sustainable child care in rural Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:40:48 - HF3968 (Mahoney) Redevelopment grant and demolition loan program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 47 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 1
Wednesday, March 28 2018 - Archive Video
HF3713 (Anderson, S.) Minnesota Investment Fund grant provided.
HF3009 (Poston) Centers for independent living funding provided for services to veterans, and money appropriated.
HF2829 (O'Driscoll) Real estate appraisals regulated, advisory board created, and duties prescribed.
HF3688 (O'Driscoll) Energy improvements program modified, consumer protections for residential property assessed clean energy loans provided, and remedies provided.
HF3044 (Vogel) Agencies required to determine the impact of a proposed rule on the cost of residential construction or remodeling, notice to the applicable legislative committees required, and legislative committee permitted to require approval of a rule by law.
HF4147 (Mariani) CLUES Education and Technology Institute construction funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF3846 (Barr) Unclaimed property compliance efforts appropriation modified.
The committee recessed.
There is no video available for the reconvening of this meeting.
Runs 1 hour, 49 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 1
Tuesday, March 27 2018 - Archive Video
01:38 - HF3420 (Erickson) Lake Mille Lacs area economic restoration program created, grants for businesses adversely affected by a decline in walleye fishing funding provided, and money appropriated.
29:36 - HF3759 (Fabian) Pipeline construction and routing authorized.
The committee recessed.
Runs 2 hours, 5 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee part 2
Tuesday, March 27 2018 - Archive Video
Continuation of afternoon meeting.
HF3759 (Fabian) Pipeline construction and routing authorized.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, March 21 2018 - Archive Video
00:38 - HF3711 (Davids) Duluth; regional exchange district for development purposes authorized.
44:51 - HF3933 (Johnson, B.) Advocating Change Together grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
51:21 - HF3749 (Mahoney) Emerald ash borer removal grant program established, and money appropriated.
1:16:39 - Overview of the governor's supplemental budget requests.
Runs 1 hour, 38 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 6 2018 - Archive Video
01:17 - HF917 (Kiel) Residential biomass heating system temporary refundable credit provided, and report required.
20:50 - HF1535 (Fabian) Workforce and affordable housing program funding provided, and money appropriated.
40:07 - Overview of Duluth Steam Plant project.
54:04 - Nonpartisan overview of structural changes made in the Renewable Development Account.
Runs 1 hour, 16 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, February 28 2018 - Archive Video
00:54 - Review of results of 2017 legislative session:.
Jobs Expansion Report, Digikey, Thief River Falls.
- Rick Trontvet, Vice President of Administration.
23:20 - Summit Academy OIC Training Results.
- Louis J King, CEO.
- JayShawn Coleman, Student.
40:27 - Release from the Office of the Legislative Auditor:.
An audit on the Minnesota Investment Fund.
- David Kirchner, Office of the Legislative Auditor Program Evaluation Division.
Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Monday, September 25 2017 - Archive Video
Introductory comments by the Chair.
Consideration of bills previously re-referred by the committee:.
03:18 - HF1005 (Garofalo) Commerce and Employment and Economic Development Departments number of deputy commissioners reduced, and current deputy commissioners allowed to serve until January 1, 2019.
06:52 - HF1037 (Vogel) Legislative approval of housing incentives and allocations by the Metropolitan Council required.
12:11 - HF1119 (Theis) Criminal penalties modified.
12:49 - HF1202 (Garofalo) Labor and industry commissioner duties technical correction made.
13:32 - HF1394 (Fenton) Dislocated worker program modified.
Investigation of economic outcomes and development programs within Minnesotan demographics.
14:18 - Department of Employment and Economic Development.
50:36 - Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs (Eric Armacanqui, Legislative and Policy Liaison).
1:15:02 - Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servico (CLUES).
Runs 1 hour, 52 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Monday, March 27 2017 - Archive Video
HF2209 (Garofalo) Omnibus Job Growth and Energy Affordability Finance bill.
Public testimony.
The committee recessed.
No video coverage available of the reconvening.
Runs 1 hour, 50 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 21 2017 - Archive Video
00:27 - Informational hearing on HF47 (Garofalo) Dakota County; Byllesby Dam funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
05:30 - HF6 (Fabian) Public Utilities Commission membership modified.
15:28 - HF2220 (Thissen) Center for Rural Policy and Development funding provided, and money appropriated.
22;22 - HF759 (Metsa) Biomass project contract terms amended.
Governor's budget recommendations:.
38:15 - Department of Employment and Economic Development.
41:41 - Minnesota Housing Finance Authority.
52:43 - Department of Labor and Industry.
1:03:58 - Department of Commerce.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 1
Monday, March 20 2017 - Archive Video
HF1327 (McDonald) FATHER project funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1377 (O'Driscoll) Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing; stakeholder group established to develop recommendations for consumer protections, authorization for residential PACE financing suspended, and report required.
Program Presentation: Doctor Rolf T Weberg, Executive Director, Natural Resources Research Institute - U of M Duluth.
HF1882 (West) Solar energy standard modified, and resource planning requirements amended.
The committees recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 53 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 2
Monday, March 20 2017 - Archive Video
HF1254 (Baker) Propane school buses and fueling station rebates provided, and Pollution Control Agency rebate program established.
17:26 - HF2278 (Baker) Cooperative electric associations and municipal utilities exempted from participation in the state energy conservation program.
35:58 - HF2248 (Bahr) Large electrical customers allowed to purchase electricity from any supplier.
1:10:24 - HF2300 (Garofalo) Biomass mandate repealed, and continued governance for current mandate projects provided.
1:23:27 - HF2052 (Schomacker) Renewable energy system permitting provisions modified.
1:34:44 - HF1151 (Bahr) Pipeline requirement to obtain a certificate of need prior to construction eliminated.
2:53:00 - HF1355 (Garofalo) Environmental settlement money required to be appropriated by law.
Runs 3 hours, 5 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Friday, March 17 2017 - Archive Video
01:02 - HF1119 (Theis) Criminal penalties modified.
08:52 - HF1131 (West) Local collaborative pilot program to increase competitive employment for transition age youth funding provided, and money appropriated.
18:41 - HF1972 (Freiberg) Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration, reports required, and money appropriated.
35:31 - HF2367 (Haley) Snow angel grant program created to fund capital improvements to skiing-related businesses, and money appropriated.
1:03:32 - HF1143 (Garofalo) Summit Academy OIC funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:11:11 - HF1650 (Haley) Wabasha; regional event conference center, riverfront revitalization project, and National Eagle Center expansion funding provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
1:27:52 - HF1317 (Newberger) Clear Lake and Clearwater; wastewater treatment facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1:35:50 - HF1410 (Baker) Child care business start-up and expansion grants provided, and money appropriated.
1:43:07 - HF1486 (Baker) Displaced homemaker program funding provided, and money appropriated.
2:00:29 - HF1710 (Scott) Fighting Chance grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 2 hours, 13 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, March 15 2017 - Archive Video
00:27 - HF1162 (Garofalo) Workforce housing challenge grants established, and reports required.
33:06 - HF1394 (Fenton) Dislocated worker program modified.
1:07:34 - HF1944 (Nash) Career and technical education provided, high school apprenticeship pilot program established with a refundable income tax credit for employers, report required, and money appropriated.
1:26:35 - HF1001 (Vogel) Agencies required to determine impact of proposed rule on cost of residential construction or remodeling, notice to legislative committees required, and legislative committee permitted to require approval of a rule by law.
1:49:43 - HF2167 (Hamilton) Nonprofit infrastructure, workforce development, and partnerships program funding provided; and money appropriated.
1:56:39 - HF2078 (Sauke) Bridges to Healthcare job training programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 2 hours, 8 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 14 2017 - Archive Video
01:04 - HF2183 (Fabian) Thief River Falls; sales tax exemption for tax paid during construction of an eligible wholesale electronic component distribution center provided, forgivable loan provided, business development public infrastructure program grant provided, and money appropriated.
26:32 - HF1607 (Haley) Housing trust fund creation by local governments authorized, counties and cities authorized to impose a surcharge on document recording fees for deposit into a housing trust fund, reports required, and money appropriated.
31:04 - HF736 (Peterson) Family and medical leave savings accounts authorized, tax deductions for amounts deposited in family and medical leave savings accounts provided, amounts deposited from state withholding taxes exempted, family and medical leave savings account tax credit provided, small business development center grants provided, and money appropriated.
33:40 - HF1618 (Baker) Broadband grant money transferred, and HF841 (Sandstede) Broadband grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:28:44 - HF2112 (Knoblach) Housing project bonding authority allocations provided.
2:20:17 - HF2266 (Knoblach) Central Minnesota opportunity grant program established, reports required, and money appropriated.
2:22:04 - HF1665 (Kresha) Voice over Internet protocol service and Internet protocol enabled service regulation prohibited.
2:46:23 - HF739 (Hoppe) Small wireless facility collocation provided.
The committee recessed.
Video coverage of the reconvening is not available. Runs 3 hours, 6 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Monday, March 13 2017 - Archive Video
00:58 - HF1495 (Miller) Combined heat and power system and expander generator credit provided.
22:46 - HF1950 (Albright) Federal research and development support program created, and money appropriated.
43:54 - HF1951 (Albright) Small business technological assistance funding provided, and money appropriated.
52:49 - HF1923 (Wagenius) Solar energy system purchase and installation credit provided.
1:08:10 - HF1497 (Davids) Energy technology rebate program established, and money appropriated.
1:17:35 - HF1985 (Davids) Electric generation and distribution equipment and machinery taxation modified.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, March 7 2017 - Archive Video
01:07 - HF623 (Anderson, P.) Sauk Centre; Eagle's Healing Nest funding provided, and money appropriated.
07:15 - HF631 (Rarick) Youth skills training program established, reports required, and money appropriated.
25:38 - HF635 (Hamilton) Lewis and Clark Regional Water System existing state appropriation bond authorization purposes modified, and additional state appropriation bonding for the final phase of the system project authorized.
33:59 - HF805 (Baker) Water conditioning installation requirements modified.
39:46 - HF1307 (Ecklund) American Indian workforce training pilot project funding provided, and money appropriated.
45:29 - HF1235 (Kresha) Investment in rural jobs tax credit created.
1:10:02 - HF1303 (Albright) New markets tax credit program established, report required, and money appropriated.
1:41:00 - HF1202 (Garofalo) Labor and industry commissioner duties technical correction made.
Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, March 1 2017 - Archive Video
00:22 - HF658 (Davids) Economic growth in southeast Minnesota study funding provided, and money appropriated.
06:02 - HF495 (Sundin) Big Lake Area Sanitary District public infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
13:58 - HF909 (Loonan) Auto theft prevention funds redirected from the General Fund to the insurance fraud prevention account.
17:44 - HF1620 (Garofalo) Minnesota investment fund's local government loan repayment funds restrictions on use temporarily modified.
Runs 24 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, February 28 2017 - Archive Video
00:35 - HF705 (Garofalo) Adult workforce development initiatives in greater Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.
01:59 - HF1638 (West) Helmets to Hard Hats funding provided, and money appropriated.
18:27 - HF984 (Baker) Gasoline tax rate signage required.
31:23 - HF879 (Rosenthal) Statewide education and outreach program implementation required to protect vulnerable adults, seniors, and caregivers from financial exploitation; and money appropriated.
49:35 - HF792 (Theis) Townhouse definition modified.
Runs 1 hour, 8 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, February 14 2017 - Archive Video
01:28 - HF468 (Cornish) Madelia; public infrastructure repair and replacement funding provided, and money appropriated.
10:01 - HF793 (O'Neill) Minneapolis; YWCA grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
16:16 - HF620 (Mahoney) East Side Enterprise Center funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 34 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 1
Thursday, February 2 2017 - Archive Video
00:46 - HF600 (Garofalo) Employment mandates on private employers uniformity provided.
The committee recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 39 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 2
Thursday, February 2 2017 - Archive Video
Continued hearing on HF600 (Garofalo) Employment mandates on private employers uniformity provided.
Runs 2 hours, 7 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, February 1 2017 - Archive Video
00:37 - HF315 (Anderson, S.) Tax credits for parental leave costs allowed.
Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, January 31 2017 - Archive Video
00:46 - HF310 (Olson) Duluth; steam plant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. Budget oversight and program outcomes:.
31:51 - Public Facilities Authority, Director Jeff Freeman.
1:07:15 - Bureau of Mediation Services, Commissioner Josh Tilsen.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, January 25 2017 - Archive Video
Base budget oversight and program outcomes:.
00:30 - Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.
1:04:27 - Department of Labor and Industry.
1:32:19 - Office of Broadband Development.
Runs 1 hour, 52 minutes

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Tuesday, January 24 2017 - Archive Video
Base budget oversight and program outcomes:.
01:27 - Department of Commerce.
56:28 - Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board.
Runs 1 hour, 36 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee
Wednesday, January 18 2017 - Archive Video
Minnesota Energy Past, Present, and Future:.
00:48- Centerpoint Energy.
19:14- Minnesota Energy Resources.
30:10- Xcel Energy.
52:29- OtterTail Power Company.
1:00:16 - Minnesota Power.
1:19:08 - Minnesota Rural Electric Association.
1:28:00 - Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association.
1:38:48 - Great River Energy.
Runs1 hour, 50 minutes.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 1
Tuesday, January 17 2017 - Archive Video
00:46 - HF234 (Baker) Public Utilities Commission regulation of electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives amended.
1:02:25 - HF235 (O'Neill) Renewable development account renamed and repurposed, solar energy incentives terminated, and money appropriated.
The committee recessed.
Runs 2 hours.

House Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance Committee - part 2
Tuesday, January 17 2017 - Archive Video
Continuation of the afternoon agenda:.
HF235 (O'Neill) Renewable development account renamed and repurposed, solar energy incentives terminated, and money appropriated.
37:16 - HF113 (Newberger) Natural gas combined cycle electric generation plant construction and operation authorized.
Runs 2 hours, 3 minutes.