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TWENTY-NINTH MEETING - State Government Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 8:03 AM, March 21, 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
HUOT, John
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members excused:
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present.

Chair Nelson moved HF1863 be held over for inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF1863 (Lillie); Appropriating money for state employee salaries in the event of nonappropriation.

The following testified on HF1836:
The Honorable Leon Lillie, State Representative
Keely Christenson, State Employee
Richard Kolodziejski, Public Affairs and Communications Director, Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE)

Chair Nelson held HF1863 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

Chair Nelson moved HF136 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, with a recommendation that it be referred to the Division on Jobs and Economic Development Finance.

HF136 (Stephenson); Prohibiting certain activities by Internet service providers serving Minnesota customers and those under contract to the state or political subdivisions; authorizing monetary fines.

The following testified on HF136:
The Honorable Zack Stephenson, State Representative
John Gordan, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Association
Anna Boroff, Executive Director, Minnesota Cable Communications Association
Perry Mulcrone, Enterprise Officer, Scott County
Paul Weirtz, State President, AT&T Minnesota
Julie Bayerl, Legislative Director, Department of Administration

Chair Nelson moved HF136 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Long moved HF1644 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF1644 (Long); Requiring multiunit residential facilities to provide access to employees of the United States Census; establishing a Census 2020 Mobilization Partnership program; appropriating money to support certain outreach initiatives to encourage participation in the 2020 federal census.

The following testified on HF1644:
The Honorable Jamie Long, State Representative
Bob Tracy, Director of Public Policy and Communication, Minnesota Council on Foundations

Chair Nelson held HF1644 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

Chair Nelson moved HF2053 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF2053 (Cantrell); Creating the Office of Enterprise Sustainability.

The following testified on HF2053:
The Honorable Hunter Cantrell, State Representative
Erin Campbell, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Administration

Chair Nelson held HF2053 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:35 AM.




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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair


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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Continued discussion of possible agreement on language and funding for a Conference Committee Report

Bills Added:
  • HF14 (Nelson) - Help America Vote Act money transferred and appropriated.
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Conference Committee on HF14 (Nelson/Kiffmeyer) Help America Vote Act money transferred and appropriated. Continued discussion of a possible agreement on a Conference Committee Report on HF14. 22:05 - Recess. 32:34 - Reconvening, then adjournment. Runs 35 minutes, including recess.