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STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS

MINUTES

Representative Peppin, Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:19 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

PEPPIN, Joyce, Chair
MURRAY, Rich, Vice Chair
BEARD, Mike
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
NELSON, Michael
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
QUAM, Duane
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
SIMON, Steve
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
GREENE, Marion

A quorum was present.

Representative Scalze moved approval of the minutes from January 27, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

The Committee heard a presentation from the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission.

Testifying:
William Lester, Executive Director, MSFC
Ted Mondale, Chair, MSFC

HF212 (Beard) Public employee definition modified

Representative Beard moved that HF212 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Beard
Keith Carlson, Inter-County Association

Representative Beard renewed his motion that HF212 be recommended to pass, and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF212 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS.

HF62 (Ward) Workers Memorial Garden on the State Capitol grounds updated to include a reference to the Milford Mine Disaster in Crosby that occurred on February 5, 1924

Representative Greene moved that HF62 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the House Committee on State Government Finance.

Testifying:
Representative Ward
Paul Mandell, Capitol Area Architectural Planning Board
Wayne Waslaski, Department of Administration
Morgan Fleming, Minnesota Workers Memorial

Representative Greene renewed her motion that HF62 be recommended to pass, and be re-referred to the House Committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF62 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AND WAS RE-REFERRED TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT FINANCE.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:45 a.m.


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REP. JOYCE PEPPIN, CHAIR



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Ryan Hamilton
Committee Legislative Assistant

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    Wednesday, February 2, 2011
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    Agenda: Overview presentation by the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission
    HF212 (Beard) Public employee definition modified.
    HF62 (Ward) Workers Memorial Garden updated.


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    House Government Operations and Elections Committee
    02:55 - Gavel.
    03:57 - Overview presentation by the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission.
    50:07 - HF212 (Beard) Public employee definition modified.
    1:05:34 - HF62 (Ward) Workers Memorial Garden on the State Capitol grounds updated to include a reference to the Milford Mine Disaster in Crosby that occurred on February 5, 1924.
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