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2015-2016 Regular Session

THIRTY- THIRD MEETING - State Government Finance

May 14, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY- THIRD 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 6:02 P.M. on May 14, 2015, in the Basement 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
LAINE, Carolyn
LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda
SCHULTZ, Jennifer



Members excused:

KAHN, Phyllis

Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 6:02 P.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Pugh moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 15, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Anderson moved that SF1398 come before the committee.

SF1398 (O’Driscoll) – Omnibus retirement bill.

Chair Anderson moved that the language from HF1508 be inserted into SF1398. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following testified on SF1398:

Representative Tim O’Driscoll

Chair Anderson moved the S1398-7A amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Anderson moved the S1398-6A amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on the 6A amendment:

Rachel Thurlow, Acting Director, Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement

Chair Anderson moved the S1398-5A amendment.

Chair Anderson moved the oral amendment to the S1398-5A amendment as follows:

“Page 1, line 3 – delete “and insert”. Page 1, delete lines 4 and 5.”

Representative Johnson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:



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

On a vote of 10 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on the S1398-5A amendment:

Shana Jones, Policy Director, Public Employees Retirement Association
Dave Johnson, Lobbyist, Minneapolis Municipal Retirement Association
Gene Ranieri, Government Relations Director, City of Minneapolis

Chair Anderson renewed the motion that SF1398 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways & Means, as amended.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote. The results were as follows:

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

On a vote of 10 AYES and 6 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:09 P.M.





Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair




Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

The House language from HF1508 (O'Driscoll) will be substituted into the bill.

Bills Added:
  • SF1398 (O'Driscoll) - Omnibus pensions and retirement bill.
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