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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

NINETEENTH MEETING - Government Operations

March 13, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINETEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
MINUTES

Representative Mike Freiberg, Chair of the Government Operations, called the nineteenth meeting to order at 6:34pm on March 13, 2019, in room 300N 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
NELSON, Michael
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members Excused

NASH, Jim
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

A quorum was present.

Representative Nelson moves to approve the March 12, 2019 minutes. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF1500 in front of the committee to be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Freiberg moves to adopt the H1500A9 amendment. MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers for HF1500

Representative Ryan Winkler
Senior Commander John Lozoya, Community Engagement Unit, Saint Paul Police Department
Marianne Peterson, J.M. Peterson Farms, Pine City, MN Milk Producers
Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman, Jewish Community Action
Cassandra O’Hern, Deputy Commissioner of Public Safety
Kathy Santamaria Mendez, Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota
Fernando Fernandez, Minnesota Immigrant Movement
Ifrah Mansour, Black Immigrant Collective
Vicente Peralta, Minnesota Immigrant Movement
Amy Lang, ISIAH

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF1500 as amended to the General Register. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF1381 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Testifiers for HF1381

Representative Mary Kunesh-Podein
Bharti Wahi, Executive Director for the Children’s Defense Fund-MN

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF1381 to be re-referred to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF1287 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Testifiers for HF1287

Representative Peter Fischer
Nickie Villavicencio

Representative Freiberg moves author’s amendment A19-0141. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF1287 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF2318 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.


Testifiers for HF2318

Representative Sandra Masin
Diane Anderson

Representative Freiberg moves to adopt amendment A19-0160 with the technical correction of changing the bill number in line 1.1. from “H.F. No. 1744” to “H.F. No. 2318”. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF2318 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF142 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Testifiers for HF142

Representative John Lesch
Matt Hilgart, AMC

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF142 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF1258 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Freiberg moves author’s amendment H1258DE1. MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers for HF1258

Representative Rena Moran
Jess Ann Glover, MENTOR
Emily Clary, Minnesota Communities Caring for Children

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF1258 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF2434 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Freiberg moves to adopt amendment A19-0180. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Nelson assumes the role of Chair at 9:08pm.

Representative Freiberg, Chair of Government Operations, resumes the role of Chair at 9:11pm.

Testifiers for HF2434

Representative Leon Lillie
Katie Knutson, DPS
Dana Wahlberg, DPS

Representative Freiberg withdraws his motion that HF2434 be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Freiberg moves to re-refer HF2434 as amended to Public Safety. MOTION XX.

Representative Freiberg moves HF511 in front of the committee to be re-referred to the General Register.

Testifiers for HF511

Representative Steve Elkins
Irene Kao, League of Minnesota Cities
Jamie Pfuhl, Minnesota Grocers Association
Tony Kwilas, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Charlie Vander Aarde
Kim Erickson, Zero Waste West Metro
Ashley Kennedy, Zero Waste West Metro

Representative Zerwas requests a roll call vote.

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF511 to the General Register. The roll call vote is as follows:

Ayes

FREIBERG
BAHNER
ELKINS
GOMEZ
LILLIE
MASIN
NELSON
SAUKE

Nays

ZERWAS
HEINRICH
QUAM
THEIS
VOGEL

Being 9 Ayes and 5 Nays, the MOTION PREVAILED. HF511 is re-referred to the General Register.


Meeting adjourned at 9:44pm.
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Agenda:

*The order of the bills may change. Bills may be added or removed from the agenda. Bills may be carried over from the previous meeting and/or carried over to the next committee meeting. Links under Bills for each bill will be added as soon as available. HF1500 (Winkler) Noncompliant driver's license or identification card requirements modified and related changes made, including eligibility, proof of lawful presence, primary and secondary documentation, discrimination, voter registration, and data practices; technical changes made; and money appropriated. HF142 (Lesch) Counties required to provide pay differential to employees while mobilized in the United States military's reserve component. https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billnum.asp?billnumber=hf142 Link under "Bills" will be added when available. HF2434 (Lillie) Predatory offender registration provisions amended, Statewide Emergency Communication Board provisions modified, and wheelchair securement device requirements modified. HF1381 (Kunesh-Podein) Community solutions for healthy child development grant program established, and money appropriated. HF1287 (Fischer) Parenting with disability support services pilot projects; establishes an advisory committee. HF1258 (Moran) Childhood trauma-informed policy task force established; may move to second deadline though pending Senate action this week. HF2318 (Masin) Family law mediation task force established. HF511 (Elkins) Plastic bags and similar items prohibition on local ordinances repealed. BILLS REMOVED: HF1934 (Gomez) Community Corrections Act subsidy increased, and money appropriated. HF1404 (Lesch) Establishing a Legislative Commission on Intelligence and Technology. PLEASE NOTE: Testimony will be limited. Please plan accordingly. If you would like to testify, please contact Amanda Rudolph at amanda.rudolph@house.mn.

Bills Added:
  • HF1500 (Winkler) - Noncompliant driver's license or Minnesota identification card requirements modified and related changes made, including eligibility, proof of lawful presence, primary and secondary documentation, voter registration, and data practices; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
  • HF511 (Elkins) - Plastic bags and similar items prohibition on local ordinances repealed.
  • HF1381 (Kunesh-Podein) - Community solutions for healthy child development grant program established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1287 (Fischer) - Parenting with disability support services pilot project established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1258 (Moran) - Childhood trauma-informed policy and practices task force established, and reports required.
  • HF2318 (Masin) - Family law mediation task force established.
  • HF2434 (Lillie) - Predatory offender registration provisions amended, Statewide Emergency Communication Board provisions modified, and wheelchair securement device requirements modified.
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