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Government Operations and Elections Policy

TENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 08, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH 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 8th, 2017, in the Hearing Room 10 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
LEE, Fue
MASIN, Sandra
NASH, Jim
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan
YOUAKIM, Cheryl


Members Excused:
HALVERSON, Laurie
JESSUP, Randy

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

Representative Nelson moved to approve the minutes of February 7th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF600 (Garofalo) Employment mandates on private employers uniformity provided.

Chair O’Driscoll moved that HF600 come before the committee.

Chair O’Driscoll moved that HF600 be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Representative Garofalo testified on HF600.

The following testified regarding HF600:
Elizabeth Glidden, Minneapolis City Council,
Patricia Naumann, Executive Director, Metro Cities,
Anne Finn - Assistant Intergovernmental Relations Director, League of Minnesota Cities,
Dr. Stefan Pomrenke, ISAIAH,
Tom Marver, Jewish Community Action,
Sarah James,
Arline Datu, ISAIAH,
Bill McCarthy, President, Minnesota AFL-CIO,
Frank Brown, Owner, Minuteman Press, Minneapolis,
Daniel Swenson-Klatt, owner of Butter Bakery Café,
Chris Conry, Strategic Campaigns Director, TakeAction Minnesota,
Michele Deziel, Take Action Minnesota,
Katie Drahos, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change,
Rev. Grant Stevensen,
Sanjeev Mishra, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change,
Gaye Sorenson, ISAIAH,
Jeffrey Benny,
Oby Ballinger, ISAIAH,
Manilon Houle,
Danielle Wojdyla-Christensen,
Roger Grussing,
Cantare Davurt,
Cameron Winton, MN Chamber of Commerce,
Adam Hanson, Director of Government and Public Affairs, Associated Builders and Contractors of MN/ND,
Jamie Pfuhl, President, Minnesota Grocers Association,
Vicki Stute, Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce,
Deb McMillan, Director of Government Affairs, Twin West Chamber of Commerce,
Steve Rush, Director of Government Relations, Holiday Companies,
Brian Carr, Government Relation Director, Minnesota Retailors Association,
Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership,
Tom Hackbarth, Bowling Proprietors of Minnesota,
Tom Chesak, Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association.

Representative Nelson moved the HF600A4 Amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Nelson moved the HF600A5 amendment.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote on the HF600A5 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LEE, Fue PUGH, Cindy
MASIN, Sandra BLISS, Matt
NELSON, Michael FENTON, Kelly
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Nelson moved the HF600A6 amendment.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote on the HF600A6 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LEE, Fue PUGH, Cindy
MASIN, Sandra BLISS, Matt
NELSON, Michael FENTON, Kelly
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Youakim moved the HF600A7 amendment.

Representative Youakim requested a roll call vote on the HF600A7 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LEE, Fue PUGH, Cindy
MASIN, Sandra BLISS, Matt
NELSON, Michael FENTON, Kelly
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Nelson moved the HF600A15 amendment.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote on the HF600A15 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LEE, Fue PUGH, Cindy
MASIN, Sandra BLISS, Matt
NELSON, Michael FENTON, Kelly
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Masin moved the HF600A8 amendment.

Representative Masin requested a roll call vote on the HF600A8 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LEE, Fue PUGH, Cindy
MASIN, Sandra BLISS, Matt
NELSON, Michael FENTON, Kelly
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Youakim moved the HF600A9 amendment.

Representative Youakim requested a roll call vote on the HF600A9 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LEE, Fue PUGH, Cindy
MASIN, Sandra BLISS, Matt
NELSON, Michael FENTON, Kelly
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Youakim moved the HF600A16 amendment.

Representative Youakim requested a roll call vote on the HF600A16 amendment. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
FREIBERG, Mike O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LEE, Fue PUGH, Cindy
MASIN, Sandra BLISS, Matt
NELSON, Michael FENTON, Kelly
SANDSTEDE, Julie NASH, Jim
YOUAKIM, Cheryl PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 6 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Masin moved the HF600A10 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Freiberg moved the HF600A11 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Masin moved the HF600A12 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair O’Driscoll renewed the motion that HF600 be re-referred to the Ways & Means Committee.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote on the motion to re-refer. The results were as follows:
AYES NAYS
O’DRISCOLL, Tim FREIBERG, Mike
PUGH, Cindy LEE, Fue
BLISS, Matt MASIN, Sandra
FENTON, Kelly NELSON, Michael
NASH, Jim SANDSTEDE, Julie
PETERSON, Roz YOUAKIM, Cheryl
QUAM, Duane
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

There being 10 ayes and 6 nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:10PM







Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair




Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF600 (Garofalo) - Uniform State Labor Standards Act enacted, and uniformity for employment mandates on private employers provided.
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00:51 - HF600 (Garofalo) Employment mandates on private employers uniformity provided, and money appropriated.
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