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STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, April 14, 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
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
SIMON, SteveGREENE, Marion

Members excused:
SCALZE, Bev

A quorum was present.

HF554 (Johnson) Mississippi River Parkway Commission expiration date changed.

Representative Greene moved that HF554 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Johnson

Representative Greene assumed the gavel at 10:22 a.m.

Representative Greene renewed her motion HF554 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED, HF554 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

HF1205 (Holberg) County park fee restriction modified.

Representative Simon moved that HF1205 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Holberg
Jim Guttmann, Citizen

Representative Simon renewed his motion that HF1205 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED, HF1205 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.



HF1269 (McFarlane) Campaign finance and public disclosure law definition of "public official" changed.

Representative McFarlane moved that HF1269 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative Quam assumed the gavel at 10:29 a.m.

Representative McFarlane moved the A11-0329 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative McFarlane
Sheila Vanney, Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Gary Goldsmith, Minnesota Campaign Finance Board
Marty Long, Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization

Representative McFarlane renewed her motion that HF1269 be recommended to pass, as amended, and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED, HF1269 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AS AMENDED AND PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

HF1411 (Kahn) Geospatial advisory council provision changed and expiration date extended.

Representative Hornstein moved that HF1411 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Representative Hornstein moved the H1411DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Kahn
David Arbeit, Minnesota Geospatial Information Office

Representative Hornstein renewed his motion that HF1411 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED, HF1411 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND PLACE ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

Chair Peppin assumed the gavel at 10:52 a.m.

HF1036 (Sanders) State passenger vehicle fleet management and consolidation provided.

Representative Sanders moved that HF1036 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Testifying:
Representative Sanders
Tim Morse, Minnesota Department of Administration
Steven Lund, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Representative Murray assumed the gavel at 11:20 a.m.
Chair Peppin assumed the gavel at 11:24 a.m.

Representative Sanders renewed his motion that HF1036 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF1036 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND RE-REFERRED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE.


HF1376 (Leidiger) E-Verify use required by state contractors.

Representative O’Driscoll moved that HF1376 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Representative O’Driscoll moved the H1376A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Greene moved the following oral amendment:

Page 1, delete lines 11 and 12 and insert: "EFFECTIVE DATE. This section is effective when the commissioner of management and budget determines that the e-verify system produces accurate results."
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Leidiger
Cecilia Retelle, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

The Committee recessed at 11:51 a.m.
The Committee reconvened at 11:54 a.m.

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion that HF1376 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED. H.F 1376 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE.

The meeting adjourned at 12:08 p.m.

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REP. JOYCE PEPPIN, CHAIR



____________________________________
Ryan Hamilton
Committee Legislative Assistant

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    Thursday, April 14, 2011
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    Agenda:
    HF1376 (Leidiger) E-Verify use required by state contractors.
    HF1205 (Holberg) County park fee restriction modified.
    HF1036 (Sanders) State passenger vehicle fleet management and consolidation provided.
    HF1411 (Kahn) Geospatial advisory council provisions changed and expiration date extended.
    HF1269 (McFarlane) Campaign finance and public disclosure law definition of "public official" changed.
    HF554 (Johnson) Mississippi River Parkway Commission expiration date changed.


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