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Minnesota Legislature
2005-2006 Regular Session

FIRST MEETING - Rules and Legislative Administration

January 06, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON RULES AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

MINUTES


Representative Erik Paulsen, Chair of the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, called the first meeting to order at 9:52 A.M. on Thursday, January 6, 2005, in Room 400N of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

PAULSEN, Erik, Chair
ABRAMS, Ron
BERNARDY, Connie
CARLSON, Lyndon
HOPPE, Joe
HOSCH, Larry
JOHNSON, Jeff
JUHNKE, Al
KELLIHER, Margaret
KOHLS, Paul
LOEFFLER, Diane
MAGNUS, Doug
MOE, Frank
OZMENT, Dennis
POPPE, Jeanne
SAILER, Brita
SAMUELSON, Char, Vice Chair
SEIFERT, Marty
SERTICH, Tony
SMITH, Steve
SVIGGUM, Steve
TINGELSTAD, Kathy


Members excused:

ANDERSON, Bruce

A quorum was present.

After a welcome and introductions, the first matter under consideration was the Policy on Tuition Reimbursement (P1).

Rep. Paulsen moved that the P1 policy be moved.

Paul Schweizer, House Controller, explained the P1 policy.

Rep. Paulsen renewed his motion that the P1 policy be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE POLICY ON TUITION REIMBURSEMENT (P1) WAS ADOPTED.

The second matter under consideration was the Policy on Service Award Program (P2).

Rep. Johnson moved the P2 policy.

Paul Schweizer explained the P2 policy.

Rep. Johnson renewed his motion that the P2 policy be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE POLICY ON SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM (P2) WAS ADOPTED.

The third matter under consideration was the Resolution on House Chaplain (R1).


Rep. Smith moved the R1 resolution.

Paul Schweizer explained the R1 resolution.

Rep. Smith renewed his motion that the R1 resolution be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON HOUSE CHAPLAIN (R1) WAS ADOPTED.

The fourth matter under consideration was the Resolution on Leadership Compensation (R2).

Rep. Hoppe moved the R2 resolution.

Paul Schweizer explained the R2 resolution.

Discussion.

Rep. Hoppe renewed his motion that the R2 resolution be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON LEADERSHIP COMPENSATION (R2) WAS ADOPTED.

The fifth matter under consideration was the Resolution on Member’s Personalized Stationery Allocation (R4).

Rep. Paulsen moved the R4 resolution.

Paul Schweizer explained the R4 resolution.

Rep. Paulsen renewed his motion that the R4 resolution be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON MEMBER’S PERSONALIZED STATIONERY ALLOCATION (R4) WAS ADOPTED.

The sixth matter under consideration was the Resolution on Postage (R5).

Rep. Kohls moved the R5 resolution.

Paul Schweizer explained the R5 resolution.

Discussion.

Rep. Kohls renewed his motion that the R5 resolution be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON POSTAGE (R5) WAS ADOPTED.

The seventh matter under consideration was the Resolution on Reimbursement of Member Communications Expenses (R6).

Rep. Paulsen moved the R6 resolution.

Paul Schweizer explained the R6 resolution.

Rep. Paulsen renewed his motion that the R6 resolution be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED<; THE RESOLUTION ON REIMBURSEMENT OF MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS EXPENSES (R6) WAS ADOPTED.

The eighth matter under consideration was the Resolution on Expense Reimbursement (R3).

Rep. Seifert moved the (R3) resolution with the exception of the language on page 2, lines 9 through 12.

Paul Schweizer explained the R3 resolution.

Discussion.

Rep. Seifert renewed his motion that the R3 resolution be adopted as modified.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT WAS ADOPTED AS MODIFIED.

The ninth matter under consideration was the Resolution on Expense Reimbursement (R3).

Rep. Juhnke offered the R3 resolution, page 2, lines 9-12.

Tom Todd offered the following technical amendment. On page 2, line 9, delete "PROVIDED FURTHER" and insert "BE IT RESOLVED, by the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration".

Paul Schweizer explained the R3 resolution, page 2, lines 9-12.

Rep. Juhnke renewed his motion that the R3 resolution, page 2, lines 9 through 12, be adopted as modified.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT, PAGE 2, LINES 9 THROUGH 12, WAS ADOPTED AS MODIFIED.

The tenth matter under consideration was the Resolution on Administration of High School Page Program (R7).

Rep. Paulsen moved the R7 resolution.

Paul Schweizer explained the R7 resolution.

Rep. Paulsen renewed his motion that the R7 resolution be adopted.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON ADMINISTRATION OF HIGH SCHOOL PAGE PROGRAM (R7) WAS ADOPTED.

The eleventh matter under consideration was the Resolution on Photographic Equipment Usage Credit (R8).

Rep. Ozment moved the R8 resolution.

Paul Schweizer explained the R8 resolution, recommending a change to line 6. Delete "full-time" prior to the word "permanent".

Rep. Ozment renewed his motion that the R8 resolution be adopted as modified.

The MOTION PREVAILED; THE RESOLUTION ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT USAGE CREDIT WAS ADOPTED AS MODIFIED.

The twelfth matter under consideration was the Miscellaneous Personnel Report.

Kelly Knight presented the Miscellaneous Personnel Report.

Rep. Paulsen moved that the Miscellaneous Personnel Report be approved.


The MOTION PREVAILED; THE MISCELLANEOUS PERSONNEL REPORT WAS APPROVED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:15 A.M.



REP. ERIK PAULSEN, CHAIR


Lesley Hinz
Committee Legislative Assistant