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Rules and Legislative Administration

36th MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 19, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA 36th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

RULES AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

MINUTES

Representative Dean, Chair of the Rules and Legislative Administration Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:01 AM on March 19, 2012, in Room Basement of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DEAN, Matt, Chair
DAUDT, Kurt, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Sarah
BANAIAN, King
BENSON, John
BRYNAERT, Kathy
HAMILTON, Rod
HILSTROM, Debra
HOPPE, Joe
HOWES, Larry
KELLY, Tim
KNUTH, Kate
LAINE, Carolyn
LILLIE, Leon
MACK, Tara
MCNAMARA, Denny
MURPHY, Erin
NORNES, Bud
NORTON, Kim
PELOWSKI, Gene
PEPPIN, Joyce
THISSEN, Paul
WESTROM, Torrey


2 members were excused.
PAYMAR, Michael
SCOTT, Peggy

A quorum was present.

Representative Banaian moved that the minutes from the March 14, 2012 meeting be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dean moved that HF 2738 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Kiffmeyer testified on HF 2738.

Representative Thissen moved to orally amend HF 2738 as follows:
Page 1, Lines 1.18-1.19, strike "All voters must be subject to substantially equivalent eligibility verification prior to a ballot being cast or counted."

Patrick McCormack, Director of Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department testified.

Representative Thissen requested a roll-call vote:

AYE:
BENSON, John
BRYNAERT, Kathy
HILSTROM, Debra
KNUTH, Kate
LAINE, Carolyn
LILLIE, Leon
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
PELOWSKI, Gene

NAY:
DEAN, Matt, Chair
DAUDT, Kurt, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Sarah
BANAIAN, King
HAMILTON, Rod
HOPPE, Joe
HOWES, Larry
KELLY, Tim
MACK, Tara
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PEPPIN, Joyce
WESTROM, Torrey

ABSTAIN:
THISSEN, Paul

THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Chair Dean renewed his motion that HF 2738 be sent to the General Register.

Representative Thissen requested a roll-call vote:

AYE:
DEAN, Matt, Chair
DAUDT, Kurt, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, Sarah
BANAIAN, King
HAMILTON, Rod
HOPPE, Joe
HOWES, Larry
KELLY, Tim
MACK, Tara
MCNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
PEPPIN, Joyce
WESTROM, Torrey

NAY:
BENSON, John
BRYNAERT, Kathy
HILSTROM, Debra
KNUTH, Kate
LAINE, Carolyn
LILLIE, Leon
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim
PELOWSKI, Gene
THISSEN, Paul

THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dean moved that the Proposed Supplemental Calendar for the Day for Monday, March 19, 2012 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:05 AM.




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REP. MATT DEAN, CHAIR



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Diana Stepanek
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2738 (Kiffmeyer) - Voters required to present photographic identification, photographic identification provided to voters at no charge, equal verification standards required for all voters, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Proposed Calendar for the Day for Monday, March 19
*** Bills that come before this committee have usually been heard in various policy and finance committees. It is the general practice of the House Rules & Legislative Administration Committee that public testimony on bills not be taken. ***