STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
Veterans Affairs Division
Representative Bob Dettmer, Chair of the Veterans Affairs Division, called the meeting to order at 12:47 on January 26, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DETTMER, Bob Chair
HANCOCK, Dave Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Peter Fischer moved to approve the minutes of January 12, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Vice Chair Representative Dave Hancock assumed the gavel at 12:49 PM.
HF 10 Wills, Veterans jobs tax credit provided.
Representative Anna Wills; Dennis Davis, Chief Translation Officer of Metafrazo; Joe Johnson, Founder of Trust Vets; Jerry Kyser, Vice Chairman of the United Veterans Legislative Council; and Carney Meekins, Chairman of the Community Ministry Outreach & Restoration Center at Central Lutheran Church testified about HF10.
Chair Representative Bob Dettmer moved to re-refer HF10 to the Taxes Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Representative Bob Dettmer assumed the gavel at 1:12 PM.
Mike McElhiney, Legislative Director of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs; Robin Guastad, Deputy Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs; and John Powers, Finance Director of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs testified about the five State Veterans Homes in Minnesota.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:16 PM.
Representative Bob Dettmer, Chair
Jeremiah Wingstedt, Committee Legislative Assistant