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NINTH MEETING - Government Operations

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
MINUTES

Representative Mike Freiberg, Chair of the Government Operations, called the ninth meeting to order at 9:47AM on February 14, 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
KOEGEL, Erin
LAYMAN, Sandy
LEE, Fue
LILLIE, Leon
MASIN, Sandra
NASH, Jim
NELSON, Michael
QUAM, Duane
THEIS, Tama
VOGEL, Bob
WEST, Nolan

Members Excused

PELOWSKI, Gene

A quorum was present.

Representative Freiberg disused the referrals from the Subcommittee on Elections to Government Operations committees

Representative Freiberg moved HF608 in front of the committee to be re-referred to General Register.

Representative Freiberg moved that the A1 amendment be adopted. MOTION PREVAILED.


Testifiers
Representative Julie Sandstede
Jim Gottschald, Director of Human Resources, St. Louis County

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF608 to the General Register. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moved HF619 in front of the committee to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Freiberg moves to adopt the A2 amendment. MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying
Representative Julie Sandstede

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF608 to the General Register. MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers
Representative Schultz

Representative Freiberg moves HF873 in front of the committee to be referred to the General Register. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF826 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Veterans and Military Affairs. MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers
Representative Lislegard
Representative Fabian
Don Kerr, Executive Director, Minnesota Department of Military Affairs
Lee Egerstrom, Co-coordinator, Minnesota Chapter of State Funeral for Work War II Veterans
John Kraemer, Chairman of Minnesota Memorial of Honor

Representative Freiberg lays HF567 over.

Representative Zerwas moves to amend the minutes to include Representative Heinrich in the list of members who attended. MOTION PREVAILED.

Meeting adjourned at 10:32am.

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Agenda:

HF608 (Sanstede) St. Louis County Civil Service Commission amended, technical changes made, and obsolete language removed. HF619 (Sanstede) Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer Board member appointments provided. HF873 (Schultz) "Portorama" unauthorized use of name and mark crime eliminated. HF826 (Lislegard) Veterans; a resolution urging the President to designate a state funeral for the last World War II Medal of Honor recipient. HF562 (Fabian) State funerals; A resolution urging the President and Congress to designate a state funeral for the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient.

Bills Added:
  • HF608 (Sandstede) - St. Louis County Civil Service Commission amended, technical changes made, and obsolete language removed.
  • HF619 (Sandstede) - Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer Board members of the governing bodies of participating municipalities appointment permitted.
  • HF873 (Schultz) - Portorama; unauthorized use of name and mark crime eliminated.
  • HF826 (Lislegard) - Veterans; a resolution urging the President to designate a state funeral for the last World War II Medal of Honor recipient.
  • HF562 (Fabian) - State funerals; A resolution urging the President and Congress to designate a state funeral for the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient.
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