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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

FIFTY- FIFTH MEETING - State Government Finance

April 28, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY- FIFTH 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 April 28, 2016, 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
JOHNSON, Sheldon
KAHN, Phyllis
LAINE, Carolyn
LOONAN, Bob
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
PETERSBURG, John
PUGH, Cindy
RUNBECK, Linda
SCHULTZ, Jennifer


Members excused:

ERHARDT, Ron

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

Representative Drazkowski presented HF3585.

HF3585 (Drazkowski) – Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified, affirmative approval required before interim implementation of state employee collective bargaining agreements, exclusive representatives prohibited from requiring political contributions, and open meetings required.

Chair Anderson called the meeting to order at 8:17 A.M. A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 21, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Anderson moved that HF3585 come before the committee.

The following testified on HF3585:

Eliot Seide, Executive Director, AFSCME Council 5
Brad Lehto, Chief of Staff, Minnesota AFL-CIO

Representative Nelson moved the H3585A15 amendment.

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

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

On a vote of 6 AYES and 10 NAYS THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Anderson moved that HF3585 be re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

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

AYES NAYS ABSENT ABSTAIN
ANDERSON, Sarah, Chair JOHNSON, Sheldon ERHARDT, Ron
HOWE, Jeff, VC CARLSON, Lyndon
ALBRIGHT, Tony KAHN, Phyllis
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 9:00 A.M.






Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair




Kelly Johnson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF3585 (Drazkowski) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified, affirmative approval required before interim implementation of state employee collective bargaining agreements, exclusive representatives prohibited from requiring political contributions, and open meetings required.
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