Just got notice on this meeting. One quick note – this is to discussion funding the Office of Broadband Development NOT the Border to Border grants. Those have been moved to infrastructure. Depending on …
AGENDA – Ways and Means Committee – Monday, June 14, 3:00PM (or 1 hour after floor session adjourns, whichever is later) – Remote Hearing by Zoom
NOTE: BILLS MAY BE ADDED
-HF13 (Lillie) Legacy Fund Budget Omnibus
-HF8 (Sundin) Agriculture and Broadband Budget Omnibus
Info on broadband is on the final page of the bill language…
21.14 Section 1. BROADBAND DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
21.15 The sumsshown in the columns marked “Appropriations” are appropriated to the agency
21.16 and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the general fund,
21.17 or another named fund, and are available for the fiscal years indicated for each purpose.
21.18 The figures “2022” and “2023” used in this article mean that the appropriations listed under
21.19 them are available for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, or June 30, 2023, respectively.
21.20 “The first year” is fiscal year 2022. “The second year” is fiscal year 2023. “The biennium”
21.21 is fiscal years 2022 and 2023.
21.23 Available for the Year
21.24 Ending June 30
21.25 2022 2023 $ 350,000 $ 350,000
21.26 Sec. 2. DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT
21.27 AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
21.28 $350,000 each year is for the Office of
21.29 Broadband Development.
Depending on when it actually starts, I suspect I won’t be able to attend but here’s the info…
Meeting documents will be posted on the House Ways and Means Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92029
Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.