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Government Operations and Elections Policy

TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 04, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-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 8:15AM on April 4th, 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 8:15AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Youakim moved to approve the minutes of March 30th. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2290 (Jim Knoblach) Sherburne County; manner of compensation for examiner and deputy examiner of titles modified.

Chair O’Driscoll moved that HF2290 come before the committee and be referred to the General Register.

Representative Knoblach testified regarding HF2290.

Chair O’Driscoll moved the HF2290A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified regarding HF2290:
Gene Ranieri, Director of Government Relations, City of Minneapolis,
Kirk Peterson, Attorney, Hennepin County and Minneapolis Park Board.

Chair O’Driscoll renewed the motion that HF2290, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Campaign Finance Board confirmations hearings:
Margaret Leppik
Robert Moilanen

Chair O’Driscoll moved that Margaret Leppik be referred to the House floor with no recommendations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair O’Driscoll moved that Robert Moilanen be referred to the House floor with no recommendations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:12AM.


Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair




Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2290 (Knoblach) - Data practices, information technology, veterans, income tax returns, Public Employees Retirement Association, open meetings, pipelines, and state auditor provisions modified; Governor appropriation uses prohibited; veteran burial fees modified; free income tax filing system required; Sherburne County examiner compensation modified; fund use modified; performance outcomes required; and commissions repealed.
Documents:

Campaign Finance Board confirmations of:
Margaret (Peggy) Leppik
Robert Moilanen