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TWENTY SECOND MEETING - Government Operations

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
MINUTES

Representative Duane Sauke, Vice Chair of the Government Operations, called the twenty-second meeting to order at 9:48am on March 19, 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
PELOWSKI, Gene
VOGEL, Bob

Members Excused:

QUAM, Duane
THEIS, Tama
WEST, Nolan

A quorum was present.

Representative Lee moves to approve the minutes from March 14, 2019. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moves to approve the minutes from March 15, 2019. MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Freiberg moves HF2112 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Representative Freiberg moves to adopt the H2112A1 amendment. MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers for HF2112

Representative Samantha Vang
Henry Erdman, United Food and Commercial Workers

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF2112 as amended to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF1962 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Testifiers HF1962

Representative Michael Nelson
Mary Hartnett, Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans


Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF 1962 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg moves HF1968 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Testifiers for HF1968

Representative Frank Hornstien
Kody Olson
Mary Hartnett
Eric Nooker

Representative Freiberg renews motion to re-refer HF1968 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg lays over HF2249.

Representative Duane Sauke, Vice Chair of the Government Operations Committee, assumes the role of Chair at 10:24am.

Representative Freiberg moves HF1397 in front of the committee to be re-referred to Ways and Means.

Testifiers for HF1397

Representative Mike Freiberg
Representative Sandy Layman
Jeff Kolb
Joe Torelli
Mike Hickey

Representative Freiberg renews his motion to re-refer HF1397 to Ways and Means. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Freiberg, Chair of Government Operations Committee. Resumes role of Chair at 10:50am.


Meeting adjourned at 10:53am.

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Agenda:

HF1397 (Freiberg) Daylight saving time effective year-round provided upon federal authorization. HF2112 (Vang) Industrial hemp expedited rulemaking authorized. HF1968 (Hornstein) State employees with disabilities provisions modified, working group created, and report required. HF1962 (Nelson) Legislature accessibility measures working group establishment; accessibility standards for technology legislature compliance requirement and appropriation HF2249 (Gomez) Cosmetology; regulation of salon and salon managers for licensed practitioners who only provide eyelash extensions requirements repealed. 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 may be added or removed from the agenda or taken in any order. Bills may be carried over from the previous meeting and/or carry over to the following meeting.

Bills Added:
  • HF1397 (Freiberg) - Daylight saving time effective year-round provided upon federal authorization.
  • HF2112 (Vang) - Industrial hemp expedited rulemaking authorized, expedited rulemaking authorized for industrial hemp, and hemp certification program provided.
  • HF1962 (Nelson) - Legislature accessibility measures working group established, legislature compliance with technology accessibility standards required, and money appropriated.
  • HF2249 (Gomez) - Cosmetology; salon and salon manager regulation requirements repealed for licensed practitioners who only provide eyelash extensions.
  • HF1968 (Hornstein) - State employees with disabilities provisions modified, working group created, and report required.
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