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Minnesota Legislature

State Government Finance and Elections

Meets: Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. in Basement Hearing Room
Committee Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson (40A)
Vice Chair: Rep. Andrew Carlson (50B)

Staff

Committee Administrator: Amanda Rudolph 651-296-1237
Committee Legislative Assistant: Sydney Spreck 651-296-1927

Meeting Minutes

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Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:30 AM
Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Presentation by the Office of the Attorney General
Keith Ellison, Attorney General

Presentation by the Office of the Secretary of State
Steve Simon, Secretary of State

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Policy Committee webpage https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

ACCESSIBILITY: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Attachments:
Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 8:30 AM
Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Presentation by the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement
Susan Lenczewski, Executive Director
Chad Burkitt, LCPR Analyst

Presentation by the Minnesota State Board of Investments
Perry Mansco, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Policy Committee webpage https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

ACCESSIBILITY: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Attachments:
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 8:30 AM
Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Presentation by Minnesota Management and Budget.
Jim Schowalter, Commissioner

Presentation by the Board of Cosmetology Examiners.
Gina Fast, Executive Director

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Policy Committee webpage https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

ACCESSIBILITY: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 8:30 AM
Chair: Rep. Michael Nelson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

H. F. 23 (Davnie) A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the secretary of state to amend rules to recognize a medical bill as a proof of residence on election day; authorizing rulemaking.

H. F. 9 (Greenman) A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to voter registration; absentee voting; establishing a system of early voting; eliminating a restriction on the number of voters an individual may assist on election day; modifying standards governing access to Help America Vote Act funds; regulating intimidation, deceptive practices, and interference with voter registration and voting; campaign finance; regulating small donor political committees and funds; establishing a small donor state match program; establishing a Democracy Dollar coupon program; exempting certain candidate expenditures from aggregate expenditure limits; repealing the political contribution refund program; repealing the campaign public subsidy program; providing principles and procedures related to redistricting of congressional and legislative districts; establishing a criminal penalty; requiring reports; appropriating money.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

TESTIFYING: If you would like to testify or submit written testimony, please email the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability and emailed to the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing.

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Elections Committee webpage https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

ACCESSIBILITY: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Bills:
  • HF9 (Greenman) - Elections; voter registration and absentee voting provisions modified, early voting system established, restriction on number of voters an individual may assist eliminated, Help America Vote Act fund governing standards modified, small donor state match program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF23 (Davnie) - Secretary of sate required to amend rules to recognize medical bill as proof of residence, and rulemaking authorized.
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