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FIRST MEETING - Government Operations

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
MINUTES
Representative Freiberg, Chair of the Government Operations, called the meeting to order at 9:50 AM on January 15th 2019, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:

FREIBERG, Mike – Chair
SAUKE, Duane – Vice Chair
ZERWAS, Nick
BAHNER, Kristin
ELKINS, Steve
GOMEZ, Aisha
HEINRICH, John
LAYMAN, Sandy
LEE, Fue
LILLIE, Leon
MASIN, Sandy
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane
THEIS, Tama
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan

Members Excused
KOEGEL, Erin

Chair Freiberg called the meeting to order at 9:50am. A quorum was present.

Chair Freiberg invited committee members and staff to introduce themselves and then went over the committee rules.

The committee heard a presentation from House Research.

Testifying: Matt Gerhing, House Research
Deb Dyson, House Research

The committee heard a presentation from Department of the Administration.

Testifying: Commissioner Alice Roberts-Davis, Department of Administration
Katie Knutson, Department of Administration

Referral memo for HF14 and HF17 was discussed, bills were referred to the Subcommittee on Elections.

Chair adjourns meeting.
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Agenda:

I. Call to Order II. Members and Staff Introductions III. Committee Rules IV. House Research, Presentation V. Department of Administration, Presentation VI. Adjournment Next Meeting: Thursday, January 17, 2019 Note: The Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement’s presentation that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 has been postponed. The presentation will now be heard on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The Office of Administrative Hearings’ presentation that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019 has been postponed without a rescheduled date determined. On Friday, January 11, 2019, Chair Freiberg referred HF17 and HF14 to the Subcommittee on Elections.

Bills Added:
  • HF17 (O'Driscoll) - Help America Vote Act appropriations authorized for purposes of modernizing, securing, and updating statewide voter registration system and for cybersecurity upgrades.
  • HF14 (Nelson) - Help America Vote Act money transferred and appropriated.
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