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Minnesota Legislature
2005-2006 Regular Session

FORTIETH MEETING - Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs

March 01, 2006

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTIETH 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 fortieth meeting to order at 1:05 PM on Wednesday, March 01, 2006, in room 300 North of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

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


Members excused:


A Quorum was present.

Representative Diane Loeffler moved the approval of the minutes of Thursday, February 16, 2006. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2923 (Seifert) Disruption of funeral, burial, or memorial service prohibited and penalties created.

Representative Seifert moved that HF2923 be passed and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance.

Representative Seifert moved the H2923A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Seifert moved the H2923A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Seifert moved to incorporate the H2923A2 Amendment as follows:
Line 1.13, insert before the period “if the protest or picketing could reasonably be construed as intended to disrupt the surviving member’s grieving process”

The following witnesses testified regarding HF2923:

Representative Jim Abeler
Representative Marty Seifert
Brian Bergson, Veteran
Michael Gerster, American Legion and VFW

Representative Seifert renewed his motion that HF2923 be passed as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Policy and Finance.

Representative Seifert requested a roll call vote.

The Clerk took the roll call:

The following members voted aye:


TINGELSTAD, Kathy, Chair
SEVERSON, Dan
BEARD, Michael
CYBART, Lloyd
HOPPE, Joe
HOSCH, Larry
JOHNSON, Ruth
JOHNSON, Sheldon
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCNAMARA, Denny
PETERSON, Aaron
SEIFERT, Marty
WARDLOW, Lynn
WELTI, Andy



The following members voted nay:



The following members abstained:


KAHN, Phyllis

The following members were absent:


DEMMER, Randy
DEMPSEY, Jerry
HAWS, Larry
OLSON, Mark
PETERSON, Neil



There being 16 ayes and 0 nays, with 1 abstainer: THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

HF2617 (Davids) Legislative appropriations continued in effect until amended or eliminated by law.

Representative Tingelstad moved that HF2617 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Seifert moved the H2617A1 Amendment as amended.

Representative Seifert withdrew the H2617A1 Amendment as amended.

The following witnesses testified regarding HF2617:

Representative Greg Davids

Representative Tingelstad renewed her motion that HF2617 be passed and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

Representative Severson assumed the gavel at 1:59 PM.

HF2840 (Tingelstad) Continued effect of certain appropriations provided.

Representative Tingelstad moved that HF2840 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.


The following witnesses testified regarding HF2840:

Representative Kathy Tingelstad

Representative Tingelstad renewed her motion that HF2840 be passed and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.

The meeting adjourned at 2:08 PM.

REP. KATHY TINGELSTAD, CHAIR


Alicia Davis
Committee Legislative Assistant