STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS & VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
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.
TINGELSTAD, Kathy, Chair
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
Committee Legislative Assistant