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Joint meeting of the House Veterans Affairs Division and the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Committee
Monday, April 9 2018 - Archive Video
Introductions.
05:10 - Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs presentation on process for new veterans homes.
Runs 1 hour, 4 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, March 26 2018 - Archive Video
03:11 - Minnesota Historical Society presentation on Fort Snelling proposal.
29:10 - Department of Veterans Affairs presentation on Minneapolis Veterans Home Building 22 dedication.
44:18 - Minnesota Management and Budget presentation on state efforts to recruit, hire and retain veterans.
1:00:00 - Department of Employment and Economic Development presentation on veterans hiring programs.
1:20:50 - Veterans Defense Fund presentation.
1:35:52 - Veterans Journey Home presentation.
Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Thursday, March 22 2018 - Archive Video
01:30 - HF4057 (Sandstede) Disabled veterans homestead exclusion application due date modified, and refunds for taxes paid in 2017 or 2018 by qualifying veterans provided.
06:43 - HF3912 (Davnie) Minneapolis; veterans home expansion funding provided, nonstate contributions allowed, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
20:26 - HF4100 (Dettmer) Abandoned cemetery mandatory transfer provided, and report to the state auditor on abandoned cemeteries required.
30:29 - HF3672 (Johnson, S.) Credit for past military service modified.
Runs 39 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, March 19 2018 - Archive Video
02:01 - HF3503 (Torkelson) Disabled veterans' eligibility for homestead value exclusion expanded, and benefit eligibility for a deceased veteran's spouse modified.
18:01 - HF3934 (Wills) Military retirement pay subtraction expanded.
24;53 - HF3387 (Howe) Veterans benefits services disclosure requirements modified.
59:58 - HF3750 (Franke) GI Bill statutory language recodified, and technical changes made.
1:03:30 - SF1703 (Poston) July 16 designated as Atomic Veterans Day.
1:06:19 - Minnesota Remembers Vietnam project update.
1;20:41 - Minnesota Medal of Honor project update.
1:26;13 - Minnesota Humanities Center Veterans Voices program update.
1;34:26 - Veterans Rest Camp project update.
1:38:40 - Camp Legionville project update. Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, March 12 2018 - Archive Video
Presentation of the Flag by the Waite Park American Legion Silver Star Post 428.
01:22 - Chair comments and introductions of attendees to the hearing.
16:34 - HF3507 (Lueck) Secretary of State directed to collect veteran status data from applications for appointments to state agencies, boards, councils, commissions, and task forces.
23:16 - HF3477 (Bliss) Purple Heart City or Purple Heart County designation authorized.
31:51 - HF3429 (Dettmer) Disabled veterans homestead exclusion spousal benefit modified.
39:28 - HF3009 (Poston) Centers for independent living funding provided for services to veterans, and money appropriated.
1:00:16 - American Legion 100th Anniversary presentation.
1:15:13 - Update from United Veterans Legislative Council of Minnesota.
Runs 1 hour, 24 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, March 5 2018 - Archive Video
02:32 - Informational hearing on Department of Veterans Affairs bonding requests.
23:53 - HF3199 (Poston) Military code scope clarified.
30:50 - HF3212 (Neu) State active service and pay for armory rentals authorized.
43:07 - HF3278 (Dettmer) Adjutant general authority clarified.
45:28 - HF1123 (Davnie) Homestead valuation exclusion increased for disabled veterans.
Runs 53 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, February 26 2018 - Archive Video
Introductory comments.
03:43 - Veterans Day on the Hill - Monday, March 12, 2018.
05:07 - Introduction of new Adjutant General Jon Jensen.
16:36 - HF2908 (Wills) Rosemount; US Highway 52 designated as Warrant Office Dennis Groth Memorial Bridge.
24;42 - HF2869 (Howe) National Guard members provided access to information regarding state-sponsored life insurance program.
30:58 - HF2907 (Howe) Data sharing permitted to administer the disabled veteran's homestead market value exclusion.
42:36 - HF2788 (Dettmer) School counselors required to receive training in armed forces career options, school counselors required to inform students of armed forces career options, and school districts encouraged to grant military recruiters access to secondary students.
1:31:48 - Informational hearing on Department of Military Affairs bonding request.
Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Friday, March 10 2017 - Archive Video
01:06 - HF2164 (Howe) State veterans cemeteries reduced-cost burials to eligible dependents of veterans who are low income provided.
03:51 - HF2011 (Lueck) June 29 designated as General John Vessey Day, State Capitol General John Vessey statue placement required, and money appropriated.
21:12 - HF2276 (Poston) July 16 designated as Atomic Veterans Day.
36:26 - HF2206 (Lee) New state holiday to recognize Hmong people who assisted the United States during the Vietnam War established.
Runs 1 hour, 7 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, March 6 2017 - Archive Video
00:59 - HF1892 (Howe) Military member clarified, and veterans added to offense of impersonation.
04:33 - HF1893 (Howe) Military pay and military retirement pay subtractions extended to military technicians.
11:12 - HF1563 (Rosenthal) Equine Innovations grant provided for its veteran horsepower program to provide equine therapy to veterans suffering from trauma and PTSD, and money appropriated.
25:06 - HF1348 (Maye Quade) Past military service credit expanded, and HF1799 (Rosenthal) Past military service credit modified.
33:33 - HF1682 (Bliss) Veterans' Voice radio programming funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 47 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, February 27 2017 - Archive Video
01:53 - HF1597 (Howe) State veterans cemetery burial fee for spouses and dependents of eligible veterans removed.
26:03 - HF1223 (Poston) Military and veteran eligibility requirements for permits and licenses modified.
40:39 - HF1318 (Poston) Veterans preference in hiring in the legislature and state courts established.
47:39 - HF1438 (Bliss) Veterans Journey Home grant funding provided, and money appropriated; and HF1526 (Bliss) Veterans Journey Home grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:01:22 - HF1527 (Bliss) Support Our Troops account money use modified.
1;12:36 - County Veterans Service Officers Association presentation.
Runs 1 hour, 35 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, February 20 2017 - Archive Video
01:06 - HF1209 (Cornish) Veterans benefit service disclosure requirements provided, and veterans affairs commissioner required to develop a disclosure statement.
10:00 - HF1109 (Miller) Montevideo and Bemidji; veterans homes funding provided, nonstate contributions allowed, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1:00:55 - Vietnam Veterans of America presentation.
1:15:22 - HF936 (Ecklund) Bear-hunting permit lottery preference modified.
1:17:48 - HF965 (Maye Quade) Capitol grounds plaque placement authorized in the court of honor to honor all Minnesota veterans who served in the United States armed forces during World War I.
1:24:22 - HF1096 (Maye Quade) Spousal benefit under the disabled veterans homestead exclusion extended to surviving spouses of veterans with a 70 percent disability rating or higher, and eight year limitation on the spousal benefit eliminated.
1:28:45 - Paralyzed Veterans of America presentation.
Runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, February 6 2017 - Archive Video
02:37 - HF667 (Daniels) Faribault; Rice County Veterans Memorial funding provided, and money appropriated.
15:37 - HF505 (Dettmer) Veterans defense project grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
52:21 - HF685 (Uglem) State park passes issued without a fee to military members and disabled veterans conditions modified.
1:04:31 - HF16 (Johnson, S.) Past military service credit modified.
1:16:46 - HF17 (Johnson, S.) Disabled veterans exempted from motor vehicle registration tax.
1:21:38 - HF51 (Johnson, S.) Disabled veteran's exclusion modified.
1:28:08 - HF647 (Dettmer) Vietnam: Minnesota Remembers project public television funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:32:20 - Military Order of the Purple Heart presentation.
Runs 1 hour, 42 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, January 30 2017 - Archive Video
00:58 - Helmets to Hardhats presentation.
08:52 - HF375 (Swedzinski) County board allowed to appropriated money for a veterans memorial anywhere in the county.
13:32 - HF270 (Franke) Military veterans jobs tax credit.
21:00 - HF368 (Bliss) Assignment of military pay or benefits prohibited, and penalties and remedies provided.
33;12 - HF555 (Dettmer) Congressionally chartered veterans organizations reduced class rate provided.
50:00 - AMVETS presentation.
59:41 - Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota presentation.
1:09:42 - Civil Air Patrol presentation.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, January 23 2017 - Archive Video
01:17 - HF321 (Lien) Eligible veterans with a disability provided exemptions from various taxes and fees.
15:12 - HF127 (Dettmer) Vietnam: Minnesota Remembers public television project funding provided, and money appropriated.
29:13 - HF119 (Dettmer) Deceased veteran's spouse benefit eligibility modified.
44:03 - HF232 (Dettmer) Veterans Rest Camp and Camp Legionville facility improvement funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:0:32 - HF261 (O'Driscoll) De-escalation technique training for community safety personnel funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:22:37 - American Legion presentation.
1:34:00 - Veterans of Foreign Wars presentation.
Runs 1 hour, 44 minutes.

House Veterans Affairs Division
Monday, January 9 2017 - Archive Video
Introductions comments and committee rules.
20:37 - Overview of Department of Military Affairs.
1:17:56 - Overview of Department of Veterans Affairs. Runs 1 hour, 49 minutes.