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Subcommittee on Legislative Process Reform

FIRST MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - July 10, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION



SUBCOMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE PROCESS REFORM MINUTES

Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair of the Subcommittee on Legislative Process Reform, called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM on July 10, 2019, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Pelowski, Gene, Chair
Runbeck, Linda, Republican Lead
Carlson, Lyndon
Freiberg, Mike
Murphy, Mary
Pinto, Dave

Members excused:
Gunther, Bob
McDonald, Joe

Non-committee Members present:
Anderson, Paul
Dehn, Raymond
Elkins, Steve
Hertaus, Jerry
Klevorn, Ginny
Koznick, Jon
Poppe, Jeanne
Sandell, Steve

A quorum was present.

Presentation by nonpartisan staff: General Overview of Legislative Process Reform.

Testifying:
Patrick McCormack, Director, Research Department
Bill Marx, Chief Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Analysis Department

Presentation by nonpartisan staff: Overview of the Health and Human Services omnibus bill and budget process.

Testifying:
Doug Berg, Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Analysis Department
Randall Chun, Legislative Analyst, Research Department

Presentation by nonpartisan staff: Overview of the K12 Education omnibus bill and budget process.

Testifying:
Emily Adriaens, Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Analysis Department
Tim Strom, Legislative Analyst, Research Department

Presentation by nonpartisan staff: Overview of the Tax omnibus bill and budget process.

Testifying:
Sean Williams, Legislative Analyst, Research Department
Katherine Schill, Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Analysis Department
Cynthia Templin, Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Analysis Department

The meeting was adjourned at 2:58 PM.




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Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair


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Carl Kaase, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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Opening comments.
08:50 - Presentation by nonpartisan staff: General Overview of Legislative Process Reform.
23:22 - Presentation by nonpartisan staff: the Budget Cycle.
45:40 - Presentation by nonpartisan staff: the Omnibus Bill Process.
51:13 - General discussion.
1:05:20 - Area specific examples related to the omnibus bill process:.
- Health and human services.
- K-12 education.
- Taxes.
Runs 1 hour, 59 minutes.


Subcommittee on Legislative Process Reform
Chair: Rep. Gene Pelowski


Meeting:
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
200 State Office Building

Agenda:
I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Presentation by nonpartisan staff: General Overview of Legislative Process Reform

IV. Presentation by nonpartisan staff: the Budget Cycle

V. Presentation by nonpartisan staff: the Omnibus Bill Process

VI. Adjournment