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Government Operations and Elections Policy

FORTY- FIRST MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 29, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY- FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION




GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ELECTIONS POLICY



MINUTES



Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair of the Government Operation and Election Policy Committee called the meeting to order at 10:37AM on March 29, 2018, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

LEE, Fue

Members excused:
FREIBERG, Mike

HF3851 (Albright) American Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council extended.

Representative O’Driscoll moved HF3851 before the committee to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Albright presented HF3851.

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion to move HF3851 to be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF4211 (Fabian) All-terrain vehicles allowed in certain state campgrounds.

Representative O’Driscoll moved HF4211 before the committee to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Fabian presented HF4211.

George Rake, ATVAM testified in favor of HF4211.

The following testified against HF4211:
Steve Cook
Bob Tammen, Minnesota Resident
Phil Leversedge, Department of Natural Resources

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion to move HF4211 to the General Register. Representative Nelson requested a roll – call. The results were as follows:


AYES
O’DRISCOLL, Tim - Chair
PUGH, Cindy - Vice Chair
BLISS, Matt
FENTON, Kelly
NASH, Jim
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
SWEDZINSKI, Chris
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan
NAYS
HALVERSON, LAURIE
LEE, Fue
MASIN, Sandra
NELSON, Michael
YOUAKIM, Chery

With the results being 11 AYES and 5 NAYS. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3153 (Loonan) Local recycling programs matching funds requirement modified.

Representative O’Driscoll moved HF3153 before the committee to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Loonan presented HF4153.

Paul Nelson, Scott County testified in favor of HF4153.

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion to move HF4153 to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3210 (Loonan) County authorization for storm and sanitary sewer systems modified.

Representative O’Driscoll moved HF3210 before the committee to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Loonan presented HF3210.

Paul Nelson, Environmental Services testified on HF3210.

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion to move HF3210 to be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3338 (Johnson) Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, and rulemaking authorized.

Representative O’Driscoll moved HF3338 before the committee to be rereferred to the Health and Human Services Committee.

Representative Johnson presented HF3338.

David Pacholl, Anoka County Sheriff’s Office testified in favor of HF3338.

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion to move HF3338 to be rereferred to the Health and Human Services Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:32AM.





Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair




Meghan Plotz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3153 (Loonan) - Local recycling programs matching funds requirement modified.
  • HF3210 (Loonan) - County authorization for storm and sanitary sewer systems modified.
  • HF3338 (Johnson) - Security screening systems added to ionizing radiation-producing equipment, rulemaking authorized, and money appropriated.
  • HF4211 (Fabian) - All-terrain vehicles allowed in state campgrounds.
  • HF3851 (Albright) - American Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council extended.

Bills may be added. Agenda may be taken in any order.