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Minnesota Legislature
2005-2006 Regular Session

FOURTH MEETING - Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs

January 20, 2005

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

GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS & VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Kathy Tingelstad, Chair of the Governmental Operations Committee, called the fourth meeting to order at 10:21 am on Thursday, January 20, 2005, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:
TINGELSTAD, Kathy, Chair
SEVERSON, Dan, Vice Chair
BEARD, Mike
CYBART, Lloyd
DEMMER, Randy
DEMPSEY, Jerry
HOPPE, Joe
HOSCH, Larry
JOHNSON, Ruth
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KAHN, Phyllis
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCNAMARA, Denny
NELSON, Michael
OLSON, Mark
PETERSON, Aaron
PETERSON, Neil
SEIFERT, Marty
WARDLOW, Lynn
WELTI, Andy

A Quorum was present.

Representative Larry Hosch moved the approval of the minutes of Wednesday, January 19, 2005. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following House Research staff member gave an overview of governmental operations issue areas he covers in the Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Committee:

Mark Shepard, House Research

The following pension directors presented pension fund overviews:

Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirements
Larry Martin, Executive Director

Representative Jerry Dempsey assumed the gavel at 11:26 am.

Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)
Mary Vanek, Executive Director

Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS)
Dave Bergstrom, Executive Director

Teachers Retirement Association (TRA)
Gary Austin, Executive Director

Representative Kathy Tingelstad assumed the gavel at 11:58 am.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:07 pm.


REP. KATHY TINGELSTAD, CHAIR




Alicia Davis
Committee Legislative Assistant