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TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING - State Government Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session

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

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Nelson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:00 AM, March 12, 2019 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NELSON, Michael Chair
CARLSON, Andrew Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
HUOT, John
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members excused:
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present.

The following gave an overview of the Governor’s Proposed Budget for the Department of Administration for Fiscal Year 2020 – 2021:
Alice Roberts-Davis, Commissioner

Representative Huot moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 7th, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee recessed at 8:40 AM.

The committee reconvened at 8:45 AM.

HF 1355 (Claflin); Appropriating money for a women’s suffrage monument in South St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

Chair Nelson moved that HF1355 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be referred to the committee on Capital Investment.

The following testified on HF 1355:
Anne Claflin, State Representative
James Francis, Mayor, City of South Saint Paul
Deb Griffith, Community Affairs Liaison, City of South Saint Paul

Chair Nelson renewed his motion that HF1355 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be referred to the committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1461 (Claflin); Appropriating money for South St. Paul Doug Woog Arena HVAC improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

Chair Nelson moved that HF 1461 be rereferred to the committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be referred to the committee on Capital Investment.

The following testified on HF 1461:
Anne Claflin, State Representative
James Francis, Mayor, City of South Saint Paul
Chris Esser, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of South Saint Paul
George Emerson, Arena Administrator, City of South Saint Paul

Chair Nelson renewed his motion that HF 1461 to the committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be referred to the committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:01 AM.



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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair


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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

The Conference Committee Meeting for Tuesday, March 12th has been canceled. The Senate will have the gavel on Wednesday.

Bills Added:
  • HF14 (Nelson) - Help America Vote Act money transferred and appropriated.
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