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Government Operations and Elections Policy

ELEVENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 14, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 14th, 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 called the meeting to order at 10:15AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Bliss moved to approve the minutes of February 8th, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF778 (Anderson) Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority board appointments modified, duties modified, and use of stadium suites restricted.

Chair O’Driscoll moved HF778 come before the committee and be re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Representative Anderson, S. testified on HF778.

The following testified regarding HF778:
Peter Berglund,
Chuck Turchick.

Representative Nelson moved the HF778DE3 amendment.

Representative Nelson requested a roll call vote on the HF778DE3 amendment. The results were 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

There being 7 Ayes and 11 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.
Representative Nelson moved the HF778A4 amendment. Representative Nelson requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

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

There being 7 Ayes and 10 Nays, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair O’Driscoll renewed the motion that HF778 be re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Representative Nash requested a roll call on the motion to re-refer HF778 to the State Government Finance Committee. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS
O’DRISCOLL, Tim NELSON, Michael
PUGH, Cindy
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

There being 17 Ayes and 1 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF997 (Jessup) Claim payment requirements modified.

Representative Jessup moved that HF997 come before the committee and be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Jessup testified on HF997.

The following testified regarding HF997:
Joel Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities.

Representative Jessup moved the HF997A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Jessup moved the HF997, as amended, be re-referred General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1038 (Mahoney) Legislative Renewable Energy Council established to make funding recommendations to the legislature.

Representative Quam moved HF1038 to come before the committee.

Representative Mahoney testified on HF1038.

Representative Nelson moved the HF1038DE2 amendment.

Representative Nelson moved the HF1038A7 amendment to the HF1038DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Nelson moved the HF1038A8 amendment to the HF1038DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Lu Taylor testified regarding the HF1038A8 amendment.

Representative Nelson moved to adopt the HF1038DE2 amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Quam moved that HF1038, as amended, be re-referred to the Job Growth and Energy Affordability Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:34AM.




Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair




Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF778 (Anderson) - Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority data classification provided, board appointments modified, duties modified, and use of stadium suites restricted.
  • HF997 (Jessup) - Claim payment requirements modified.
  • HF1038 (Mahoney) - Legislative Renewable Energy Council established to make funding recommendations to the legislature.
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