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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

FIFTHIETH MEETING - State Government Finance

April 06, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTHIETH 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 April 6, 2016, 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
RUNBECK, Linda
PUGH, Cindy
SCHULTZ, Jennifer


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

Representative Nelson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 5, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Anderson moved that HF3211 come before the committee and be re-referred to the committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

HF3211 (Hoppe) – Advance deposit wagering authorized, horse-racing revenue provided, and money appropriated.

Representative Hoppe presented HF3211.

The following testified on HF3211:

Joe Scurto, Deputy Director, Minnesota Racing Commission
Tom DiPasquale, Executive Director, Minnesota Racing Commission

Chair Anderson moved the A16-1024 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Anderson renewed the motion that HF3211 be re-referred to the committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Albright presented HF2789.

HF2789 (Sanders) – Minnesota Cycling Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

The following testified on HF2789:

Jason Lardy, President, Minnesota Cycling Center
Gary Sjoquist, Advocacy Director, Quality Bicycle Products







Chair Anderson moved that HF3168 come before the committee.

HF3168 (Anderson, S.) – Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations 2015 appropriation cross-reference corrected.

Chair Anderson moved that HF3168 be laid over for possible inclusion. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kresha presented HF3129.

HF3129 (Kresha) – School district group health insurance coverage regulated.

The following testified on HF3129:

Marty Fridgen, District E Representative, Education Minnesota
Don Sinner, Lakeville President, Education Minnesota
Mark Schmiesing, Negotiations Specialist, Education Minnesota
Julie Sonier, Director of Employee Insurance Division, Minnesota Management and Budget

The meeting was adjourned at 9:32 A.M.






Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair




Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF3168 (Anderson) - State government supplemental appropriations and reductions bill.
  • HF3211 (Hoppe) - Advance deposit wagering authorized, horse racing revenue provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF3129 (Kresha) - School district group health insurance coverage regulated.
  • HF2789 (Sanders) - Minnesota Cycling Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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00:42 - HF3211 (Hoppe) Advance deposit wagering authorized, horse-racing revenue provided, and money appropriated. 16:35 - HF2789 (Sanders) Minnesota Cycling Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated. 33:57 - HF3168 (Anderson, S.) Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations 2015 appropriation cross-reference corrected. 34:54 - HF3129 (Kresha) School district group health insurance coverage regulated. Runs 1 hour, 17 minutes.