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Government Operations and Elections Policy

SIXTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 31, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ELECTIONS POLICY
MINUTES

Representative O’Driscoll, Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Policy, began the meeting at 10:15AM on January 31st, 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

O’DRISCOLL, Tim - Chair
PUGH, Cindy - Vice Chair
NELSON, Michael
BLISS, Matt
FENTON, Kelly
FREIBERG, Mike
HALVERSON, Laurie
JESSUP, Randy
LEE, Fue
MASIN, Sandra
NASH, Jim
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


Members Excused:

Chair O’Driscoll began the meeting to at 10:15AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Freiberg moved to approve the minutes of January 19th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF409 (Albright) Long-term equity investment authority provided.

Chair O’Driscoll moved HF409 come before the committee.

Chair O’Driscoll moved HF409A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright testified on HF409.

The following testified on HF409:
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-county Association,
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities,
Bob Bendzick, Olmsted County Finance Director,
Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities.

Chair O’Driscoll moved that HF409, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF330 (Nash) Interim ordinance imposition two-thirds vote required, and public hearing after ten-day notice before imposing an interim ordinance related to housing required.

Representative Nash moved that HF330 come before the committee.

Representative Nash testified on HF330.

Representative Nash moved the HF330A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF330:
Peter Coyle, Builders Association of the Twin Cities
Remi Stone, Executive Vice President, Builders Association of Minnesota
Ryan Hamilton, Associate Legal Counsel, Minnesota Realtors Association
Tom Grundhoeffer, General Counsel, League of Minnesota Cities
Bobby King, Policy Program Director, Land Stewardship Project
James Vagle, Public Policy Director, Builders Association of the Twin Cities

Representative Freiberg moved the HF330A2 amendment.

Representative Freiberg requested a roll call on the HF330A2 amendment. The results is as follows:

AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
HALVERSON, Laurie PUGH, Cindy
LEE, Fue BLISS, Matt
MASIN, Sandra FENTON, Kelly
NELSON, Michael JESSUP, Randy
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

On a vote of 7 Ayes and 11 Nays, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Freiberg moved the HF330A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Nash moved that HF330, as amended, be re-referred to the general register.

Representative Freiberg requested a roll call on the motion to re-refer HF330, as amended, to the general register. The results is as follows:

AYES NAYS
O’DRISCOLL, Tim FREIBERG, Mike
PUGH, Cindy HALVERSON, Laurie
BLISS, Matt LEE, Fue
FENTON, Kelly MASIN, Sandra
JESSUP, Randy SANDSTEDE, Julie
NASH, Jim YOUAKIM, Cheryl
NELSON, Michael
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

On a vote of 12 Ayes and 6 Nays THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:42AM.




Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair




Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF409 (Albright) - Long-term equity investment authority provided.
  • HF330 (Nash) - Interim ordinance relating to housing at least two-thirds vote of a quorum required, and public hearing after ten-day notice required before imposing an interim ordinance related to housing.
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