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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

TWENTY-SIXTH MEETING - State Government Finance

March 25, 2015

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

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Anderson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. on March 25, 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
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



Members excused:

ANDERSON, Mark

Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 8:15 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Johnson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 24, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Wayne Waslaski, Senior Director of Real Estate and Construction Management Services, Matt Scherer, Legislative Director, and Laurie Beyer-Kropuenske, Director of Community Services for the Department of Administration, gave a presentation on the Office of Grants Management.

Chair Anderson moved that HF1974 come before the committee and be re-referred to the General Register.

HF1974 (S. Anderson) - Districting principles for legislative and congressional plans established.

Chair Anderson testified on HF1974.

Chair Anderson renewed the motion that HF1974 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

Chair Anderson moved that HF922 come before the committee and be re-referred the Committee on Education Finance.

HF922 (Drazkowski) – Local referenda related to spending required to be conducted on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

The following testified on HF922:

Representative Steve Drazkowski
Gary Carlson, Director of Intergovernmental Relations, League of Minnesota Cities
Denise Dittrich, Associate Director of Government Relations, Minnesota School Board Association

Representative Dettmer moved the H0922A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Anderson renewed the motion that HF922 be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance, as adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 A.M.









Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair




Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Governor's Supplemental Budget Items Department of Military Affairs: Executive Director Don Kerr Department of Administration Matt Scherer, Legislative Director Wayne Waslaski, Director - Real Estate and COnstruction Services Laurie Beyer-Kropuenseke, Director of Community Services Minnesota State Arts Board Executive Director Sue Gens

Bills Added:
  • HF1974 (Anderson) - Districting principles for legislative and congressional plans established.
  • HF922 (Drazkowski) - Local referenda related to spending required to be conducted on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
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