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

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS

MINUTES

Representative Murray acting Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2011 in Room 300 South of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members excused:
SANDERS, Tim

A quorum was present.

HF1607 (Woodard) Capitol Complex Security advisory committee created and State Patrol authorized to provide security and protection to certain officials.
Representative O’Driscoll moved that HF1607 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Public Safety Committee.
Representative O’Driscoll moved the SCS1283A-3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Woodard

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion that HF1607 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Public Safety Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF1607 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND RE-REFERRED TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE.

HF1643 (Mazorol) Certificates issued to business entities simplified, et cetera.

Representative O’Driscoll moved that HF1643 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Representative O’Driscoll moved the H1643A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative O’Driscoll moved the H1643A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.




Representative O’Driscoll moved the following oral amendment:
Page 1, delete section 2
Page 2, delete section 3
Renumber the sections in sequence
Correct internal references
Amend the title accordingly
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Mazorol
Bert Black, Office of the Secretary of State

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion that HF1643 be recommended to pass, as amended, and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF1643 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

SF1135 (Gottwalt) Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force extended.

Representative O’Driscoll moved that SF1135 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative O’Driscoll
Maggie Diebel, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion that HF1135 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF1135 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

Representative O’Driscoll assumed the gavel at 9:30 a.m.

HF1645 (Loeffler) Hennepin County Soil and Water Conservation District terminated and duties transferred.

Representative Greene moved that HF1645 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Environment Committee.

Testifying:
Representative Loeffler
Rosemary Lavin, Hennepin County Dept. of Environmental Services
Kim Boyce, Hennepin Conservation District

Representative Greene renewed her motion that HF1645 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Environment Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED. HF1645 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND RE-REFERRED TO THE ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE.

The Committee adjourned at 9:05 a.m.



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REP. JOYCE PEPPIN, CHAIR



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Ryan Hamilton
Committee Legislative Assistant

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    Friday, May 6, 2011
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    Agenda:
    HF1607 (Woodard) State Patrol authorized to provide security and protection to certain government officials, and Capitol complex security committee established.
    HF1643 (Mazorol) Certificates issued to business entities simplified, effective date of agent resignations modified, notice provided to organizations revised, alternative names allowed, business entities redefined, certificates to business trusts and municipal power agencies eliminated, and an inadvertent error corrected regarding nonprofit directors' conflicts of interest.
    SF1135 (Gottwalt) Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force extended.
    HF1645 (Loeffler) Hennepin County Soil and Water Conservation district terminated and duties transferred.


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