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Minnesota Legislature
2005-2006 Regular Session

TWENTY SIXTH MEETING - Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs

March 17, 2005

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

GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS & VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Kathy Tingelstad, Chair of the Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Committee, called the twenty sixth meeting to order at 10:25 am on Thursday, March 17, 2005, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members excused:

A Quorum was present.

10:25:58 AM Representative Lloyd Cybart moved the approval of the minutes of Wednesday, March 16, 2005. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1081 (Ozment) relating to natural resources; modifying commercial fishing restrictions in infested waters; providing for a water recreation account; modifying expiration of certain committees; modifying disposition of certain revenue and unrefunded tax receipts; modifying terms of certain reports; eliminating commissioner approval of county expenditures of county timber receipts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84D.03, subdivision 4; 97A.055, subdivision 4b; 97A.4742, subdivision 4; 103G.615, subdivision 2; 282.08; 282.38, subdivision 1; 296A.18, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86B.

10:28:17 AM Representative Tingelstad moved that HF1081 be passed and be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Finance.

10:28:42 AM Representative Tingelstad moved the A05-0303 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

10:29:13 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1081:

Representative Dennis Ozment
Bob Meyer, Legislative Director, DNR


10:42:37 AM Representative Tingelstad renewed her motion that HF1081 be passed as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL PASSED.

HF1555 (Powell) relating to health; modifying the Minnesota Emergency Health Powers Act; modifying authority of out-of-state license holders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 12.03, subdivision 4d, by adding a subdivision; 12.22, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 12.31, subdivision 1; 12.32; 12.34, subdivision 1; 12.381; 12.39; 12.42; 13.3806, subdivision 1a; Laws 2002, chapter 402, section 21, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.

10:43:19 AM Representative Tingelstad moved that HF1555 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government.

10:43:30 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1555:

Representative Duke Powell
Assistant Commissioner Aggie Leitheiser, MN Department of Health
Twaila Brase, Citizens Council on Health Care

10:52:38 AM Representative Dempsey moved to amend HF1555 as follows:

Page 6, line 25, delete "any" and insert "a"

10:55:45 AM Representative Dempsey withdrew his oral amendment.

11:05:35 AM Representative Mike Beard assumed the gavel at 11:05 AM.

11:26:09 AM Chair Beard motioned that HF1555 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL PASSED.

HF1438 (McNamara) relating to natural resources; providing for an official map of state forest roads as an alternative recording method; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.

11:27:18 AM Representative McNamara moved that HF1438 be passed and sent to the General Register.

11:28:04 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1438:

Representative Denny McNamara
Bob Tomlinson, Assistant Director, Forestry Division, DNR
Bruce Cox, Clear Water County Land Commissioner

11:35:45 AM Representative Tingelstad assumed the gavel at 11:35 AM.

11:40:27 AM Representative McNamara moved the A05-0300 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

11:53:24 AM Representative McNamara moved that HF1438 be passed as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Local Government. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

11:54:35 AM The meeting was adjourned at 11:54 AM.


REP. KATHY TINGELSTAD, CHAIR


Alicia Davis
Committee Legislative Assistant