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Minnesota Legislature
2005-2006 Regular Session

THIRTY NINTH MEETING - Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs

February 16, 2006

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY NINTH 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 thirty ninth meeting to order 9:10 AM on Thursday, February 16, 2006, in the Basement Hearing Room 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
LILLIE, Leon
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCNAMARA, Denny
PETERSON, Aaron
SEIFERT, Marty
SEVERSON, Dan
WELTI, Andy


Members excused:
KAHN, Phyllis
LIEBLING, Tina
OLSON, Mark
PETERSON, Neil
WARDLOW, Lynn


A Quorum was present.

Representative Larry Hosch moved the approval of the minutes of Tuesday, February 8, 2006. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following witnesses gave a Department of Military Affairs update:

Adjutant General Larry Shellito, MN National Guard
Lieutenant Sheree Savage, Public Affairs Officer, MN National Guard

The following witnesses testified regarding military and veterans legislation:

Jim Cleary, House Research

Representative Cybart assumed the gavel at 10:12 AM.

The following witnesses gave a Department of Veterans Affairs update:

Commissioner Clark Dyrud, MN Department of Veterans Affairs
Mike Pugliese, Deputy Commissioner, MN Department of Veterans Affairs

Representative Tingelstad assumed the gavel at 10:55 AM.

The following witnesses testified regarding HFXXXX: Governor’s Military Initiative:

Representative Dan Severson



The following witnesses gave a Department of Administration update, including the Ford Building Task Force Report:

Jim Rhodes, Legislative Director, Department of Administration
Kathy Sibbel, Program Director, Drive to Excellence
Marybeth Stoltz, Drive to Excellence, Project Manager (for the Licensing project), Department of Labor and Industry


The meeting adjourned at 11:40 AM.


REP. KATHY TINGELSTAD, CHAIR


Alicia Davis
Committee Legislative Assistant