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Government Operations and Elections Policy

SEVENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 01, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH 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 February 1st, 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
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


Members Excused:

NASH, Jim
SWEDZINSKI, Chris

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

Representative Lee moved to approve the minutes of January 31st, 2017, with corrections. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF399 (Anderson, S) Severance pay limits for highly compensated public employees clarified.

Chair O’Driscoll moved HF399 come before the committee.

Representative Anderson testified on HF399.

Chair O’Driscoll moved that HF399 be re-referred to the committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF423 (Theis) Hearing-impaired and hard-of-hearing accommodations required in capital improvement projects.

Representative Theis moved that HF423 come before the committee.

Representative Theis moved the HF423A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Theis testified on HF423.

The following testified on HF423:
Beth Fraser, Government Relations Director, Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind & Hard of Hearing Minnesotans,
Rick Nelson, Loop Minnesota,
Rick Heller, Private Citizen.



Representative Theis moved that HF423, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:51AM.




Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair




Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF423 (Theis) - Hard-of-hearing accommodations required in capital improvement projects.
  • HF399 (Anderson) - Senate and house of representatives funding provided, transfers required, and money appropriated.
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