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Minnesota Legislature
2005-2006 Regular Session

THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING - Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs

November 08, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY SEVENTH 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 seventh meeting to order at 9:45 AM on Tuesday, November 8, 2005 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
HOSCH, Larry
JOHNSON, Ruth
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KAHN, Phyllis
LIEBLING, Tina
LILLIE, Leon
LOEFFLER, Diane
MCNAMARA, Denny
PETERSON, Neil
SEVERSON, Dan
WELTI, Andy
WARDLOW, Lynn


Members excused:



HOPPE, Joe PETERSON, Aaron
MAHONEY, Tim SEIFERT, Marty
OLSON, Mark



A Quorum was present.

Chair Tingelstad announced that Shirley Koderick was filling in as the Committee Legislative Assistant for today.

Representative Wardlow moved the approval of the minutes of Tuesday, May 10, 2005. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

An update of the Department of Veterans Affairs was presented by Commissioner Clark Dyrud.

An update of the Department of Administration was given by:
Commissioner Dana Badgerow
Kathy Sibbel, Drive-to-Excellence Project Manager
Gopal Khanna, Chief Information Officer, State of Minnesota
Dan McElroy, Senior Advisor on Innovation, Office of Governor Tim Pawlenty
Jim Rhodes, Legislative Director


Representative Beard assumed the gavel at 10:55 A.M.

Representative Tingelstad assumed the gavel at 11:00 A.M.

A legislative overview summarizing the 2005 laws relating to Governmental Operations was presented by Mark Shepard, House Research.

The meeting was recessed at 12:33P.M.

The meeting was re-convened at 1:34 P.M.

A legislative overview summarizing the 2005 laws relating to military veterans enactments by the 2005 Minnesota legislature was presented by Jim Cleary, House Research.


Representative Severson, Vice Chair, assumed the gavel at 2:10 P.M.

A presentation of legislative reform ideas for improved efficiency and effectiveness was presented by Representative Tingelstad, Chair, and Representative Loeffler.

The meeting adjourned at 2:25 P.M.


REP. KATHY TINGELSTAD, CHAIR

Shirley Koderick
Committee Legislative Assistant