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Rules and Legislative Administration

FORTY-FIFTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - June 11, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

RULES AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Erin Murphy, Chair of the Rules and Legislative Administration Committee, called the meeting to order at 11:42 AM on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

MURPHY, Erin (Chair) LENCZEWSKI, Ann
BENSON, John (Vice Chair) LESCH, John
DAUDT, Kurt (Minority Lead) LILLIE, Leon
ALBRIGHT, Tony LOON, Jenifer
ANDERSON, Sarah PELOWSKI, Gene
CARLSON, Lyndon PEPPIN, Joyce
ERHARDT, Ron PERSELL, John
HANSEN, Rick TORKELSON, Paul
HOPPE, Joe WOODARD, Kelby
HORTMAN, Melissa ZELLERS, Kurt


Members Excused:

DEAN, Matt
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KELLY, Tim
MELIN, Carly
NORTON, Kim
SANDERS, Tim
WARD, John

A quorum was present

Representative Benson moved approval of the Monday, May 20, 2013 minutes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.


Chair Murphy moved that 2013-R11a, Resolution on Committee and Minority Caucus Budgets be adopted.
Jim Reinholdz, Controller, House Budget and Accounting, House of Representatives, explained the 2013-R11a resolution.
Representative Sarah Anderson requested a roll call.

AYE: NAY:

MURPHY, Erin ALBRIGHT, Tony
BENSON, John ANDERSON, Sarah
CARLSON, Lyndon DAUDT, Kurt
ERHARDT, Ron HOPPE, Joe
HANSEN, Rick LOON, Jenifer
HORTMAN, Melissa PEPPIN, Joyce
LENCZEWSKI, Ann TORKELSON, Paul
LESCH, John WOODARD, Kelby
LILLIE, Leon ZELLERS, Kurt
PELOWSKI, Gene
PERSELL, John

There were 11 Ayes and 9 Nays.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Murphy moved that 2013-R3A1, Resolution on Expense Reimbursement, be adopted.
Jim Reinholdz explained the resolution.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED.


Chair Murphy moved that 2013-R21, Resolution on Compensation of House Employees, be adopted.
Kelly Knight, Director, Human Resources Department, House of Representatives and Jim Reinholdz explained the resolution.

Representative Hoppe moved an oral amendment to the 2013-R21 Resolution as follows:
Page 1, Line 9, insert a number 6 after the number 1 to make the date January 16.

Chair Murphy temporarily laid over the proposed Resolution and proposed Amendment until further consideration.


Chair Murphy moved that 2013 HR-P4, Policy on Promotional Adjustments in Job Series, be adopted.
Kelly Knight explained the resolution.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED.


Chair Murphy reverted back to 2013-R21 Resolution and Representative Hoppe’s proposed oral amendment.
Chair Murphy requested a roll call on the Hoppe oral amendment.

AYE:

MURPHY, Erin
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ANDERSON, Sarah
BENSON, John
CARLSON, Lyndon
DAUDT, Kurt
ERHARDT, Ron
HANSEN, Rick
HOPPE, Joe
HORTMAN, Melissa
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LESCH, John
LILLIE, Leon
LOON, Jenifer
PELOWSKI, Gene
PEPPIN, Joyce
PERSELL, John
TORKELSON, Paul
WOODARD, Kelby
ZELLERS, Kurt

There were 20 Ayes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED.











Chair Murphy moved that 2013-R21 as amended be adopted.
Representative Hortman requested a roll call on the motion.

AYE: NAY:

MURPHY, Erin ANDERSON, Sarah
ALBRIGHT, Tony DAUDT, Kurt
BENSON, John LOON, Jenifer
CARLSON, Lyndon PEPPIN, Joyce
ERHARDT, Ron WOODARD, Kelby
HANSEN, Rick ZELLERS, Kurt
HOPPE, Joe
HORTMAN, Melissa
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LESCH, John
LILLIE, Leon
PELOWSKI, Gene
PERSELL, John
TORKELSON, Paul


There were 15 Ayes and 6 Nays.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE RESOLUTION AS AMENDED WAS ADOPTED.


Chair Murphy moved 2013-R19, Resolution on Tuition Reimbursement, be adopted.
Jim Reinholdz explained the resolution.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED.


Chair Murphy moved 2013-R20, Resolution on Vacation Hours Conversion, be adopted.
Jim Reinholdz explained the resolution.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED.


Chair Murphy moved that 2013 HR-P4, Resolution on Adoption of Changes to the Legislative Coordinating Commission Legislative Plan for Employee Benefits and Policies, be adopted.
Kelly Knight explained the resolution.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE RESOLUTION WAS ADOPTED.


The meeting adjourned at 1:09 PM.




Rep. Erin Murphy, Chair




Emily Nachtigal,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Committee and Minority Caucus Budgets, Personnel Policies and Resolutions