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State Government Finance and Policy and Elections Committee
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
10:30 AM, Livestream YouTube


Present: Senator Mary Kiffmeyer - Chair, Senator Jeff R. Howe - Vice Chair, Senator Jim Carlson, Senator Omar Fateh, Senator Mark W. Koran, Senator David J. Osmek, Senator Eric R. Pratt

Absent: Senator Gregory D. Clausen

Senator Mary Kiffmeyer called the meeting to order at 10:32 AM A quorum was present

Discussion of Federal funds

Paul Moore, Minnesota Management and Budget testified


Alice Roberts-Davis, Minnesota Department of Administration testified


Sue Gens, Minnesota Arts Board testified


Kirsi Poupore, Minnesota Attorney General’s Office testified

S.F. 689: Senator Pratt: India day designation.

Senator Pratt presented SF 689


Shanti Shah, India Association of Minnesota testified


Senator Pratt moved that SF 689 be placed on general orders


Motion prevailed on a voice vote

Senator Pratt moved that S.F. 689, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

Senator Howe assumed the chair

S.F. 1256: Senator Kiffmeyer: State employees compensation and benefits limitation by appropriation amount.

Senator Kiffmeyer presented SF 1256


Ethan Vogel, AFSCME Council 5 testified


Laura Lane, Minnesota Management and Budget testified


SF 1256 was laid on the table

Be laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:02 PM

Senator Mary Kiffmeyer, Chair
Christina Wilson, Legislative Assistant