STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Anderson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, began the meeting at 8:14 A.M. on March 5, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair
HOWE, Jeff, VC
Chair Anderson began the meeting at 8:14 A.M. A quorum was not present.
Vice-Chair Howe testified on HF495.
HF495 (Howe) – Counties permitted to have audits performed by certified public accountant firms.
Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. A quorum was present.
Representative Albright moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 4, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Vice-Chair Howe moved that HF495 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion in the Omnibus bill.
Vice-Chair Howe moved the H0495DE2 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Testifying before the committee on HF495 were the following:
Representative Jeff Howe
Carolyn Holmsten, Auditor and Treasurer, Goodhue County
Matthew Lindemann, Director of Budget, Finance, and Technology, Office of the Legislative Auditor
Vice-Chair Howe renewed the motion that HF495 be laid over, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Matt Lindemann, Director of Budget, Finance and Technology for the Office of the Legislative Auditor, gave an overview of the Governor’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 – 2017.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:39 A.M.
Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair
Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant