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ELEVENTH MEETING - Government Operations

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
MINUTES

Representative Mike Freiberg, Chair of the Government Operations, called the eleventh meeting to order at 9:51AM on February 21, 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 moves HF803 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Testifiers
Representative Peter Fischer
Ron Elwood
Beth Kahoon
Scott Mckellen

Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF803 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF841 in front of the committee to be re-referred Ways and Means.

Testifiers
Representative Rena Moran
Gevonee Ford
Lee Roper-Backer
Saanii Hernandez
Brook LaFloe
Sarah Erickson

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

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF841 to the Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF489 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means committee.

Testifiers
Representative Raymond Dehn

Representative Zerwas requests a roll call vote for HF489.

AYES

FREIBERG
BAHNER
ELKINS
GOMEZ
KOEGEL
LEE
LILLIE
MASIN
SAUKE
NELSON


NAYS

ZERWAS
HEINRICH
LAYMAN
NASH
QUAM
THEIS
VOGEL
WEST

With 9 Ayes and 8 Nays, MOTION PREVAILED. HF489 is re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Freiberg moves HF919 in front of the committee to be re-referred to the Veterans and Military Affairs committee.

Representative Freiberg moves to adopt amendment A19, authors amendment. MOTION PREVAILED

Testifiers for HF919

Representative Xiong
Tong Vang
Captain Xai Nou Vang
Scott Walker
Ha Twong
Jerry Kysen
Mike McDonald
Ahn Bui
John Flores
Tom Diamond
Robert Pike
Jim McKie
Kosel Sek
Terry Kivioja
Thomas Tan Cao

Representative Freiberg hands the gavel to Representative Sauke. Representative Sauke assumes the position of Chair.

Representative Sauke returns the gavel to Representative Freiberg. Representative Freiberg resumes the position of Chair.

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF919 to the Veterans and Military Affairs committee. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg lays over HF1017.

Representative Freiberg moves to reconsider HF300. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves to amend the re-referral of HF300 from Ways and Means to the Judiciary and Civil Law committee. MOTION PREVAILED.

Meeting adjourned at 12:22pm.




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Agenda:

NOTE an additional bill: HF489 (Dehn) Free public transit on election day provided. HF919 (Xiong. T.) State holiday to recognize Hmong people who assisted in the US Vietnam War established. HF803 (Fischer) Americans with Disabilities Act Notice to Business Working Group established, and report required. HF841 (Moran) Women of Color Opportunity Act enacted, pilot projects created, report required, and money appropriated. HF1017 (Claflin) Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary Commemoration Commission established, appointments provided, and money appropriated. HF489 (Dehn) Free public transit on election day provided. If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

Bills Added:
  • HF919 (Xiong) - New state holiday established to recognize Hmong people who assisted the United States during the Vietnam War.
  • HF803 (Fischer) - Americans with Disabilities Act Notice to Business Working Group established, and report required.
  • HF841 (Moran) - Women of Color Opportunity Act enacted, pilot projects created, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1017 (Claflin) - Women's suffrage 100th anniversary commemorated, and money appropriated.
  • HF489 (Dehn) - Free public transit on election day provided.
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