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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING - State Government Finance

March 19, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Anderson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, began the meeting at 8:15 A.M. on March 19, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair
HOWE, Jeff, VC
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ANDERSON, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
DETTMER, Bob
ERHARDT, Ron
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KAHN, Phyllis
LAINE, Carolyn
LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda
SCHULTZ, Jennifer



Chair Anderson began the meeting at 8:15 A.M. A quorum was NOT present.

Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 8:16 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Schultz moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 18, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Secretary Steve Simon, Office of the Secretary of State, gave an overview of activities.

Chair Anderson moved that HF1130 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.

HF1130 (Cornish) – Farmamerica provided funding, and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF1130:

Representative Tony Cornish
Bob Zelenka, Executive Director, Minnesota Grain and Feed Association
Roger Steinkamp, Executive Director, Farmamerica
Rick Heller, St. Paul, MN

Chair Anderson renewed the motion that HF1130 be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Anderson moved that HF1673 come before the committee and be re-referred to the General Register.

HF1673 (Newton) – Commissioner of veterans affairs guardianship program repealed.

The following testified on HF1673:

Representative Jerry Newton
Mike McElhiney, Executive Director, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

Chair Anderson renewed the motion that HF1673 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Linda Runbeck moved that HF288 (O’Neill) come before the committee and be re-referred to the General Register.

HF288 (O’Neill) – Professional engineer license requirements clarified.

The following testified on HF288:

Representative Marion O’Neill
Representative Barb Yarusso
Brian Malm, Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers

Representative Linda Runbeck renewed the motion that HF288 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice-Chair Howe assumed the gavel at 9:33 A.M.

Steve Elliott, Director and Chief Executive Officer, and David Kelliher, Director of Public Policy and Community Relations for the Minnesota Historical Society, gave an overview of activities.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:47 A.M.









Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair




Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Presentations and Oversight: Minnesota Historical Society Secretary of State Steve Simon

Bills Added:
  • HF288 (O'Neill) - Professional engineer license requirements clarified.
  • HF1673 (Newton) - Veterans affairs commissioner guardianship program repealed.
  • HF1130 (Cornish) - Farmamerica, the Minnesota Agricultural Interpretive Center grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
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