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2019-2020 Regular Session

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING - State Government Finance Division

March 28, 2019

THIRTY-SECOND MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND 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 28, 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.

Chair Nelson moved HF1773 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H1773A2. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF 1773 (Dettmer); Providing funding to construct the Minnesota Medal of Honor Commemorative Memorial.

The following testified on HF1773:
The Honorable Bob Dettmer, State Representative

Chair Nelson held HF1773, as amended, over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

Representative Huot moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 27th, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The following gave an overview of the Governor’s Recommendation for General Fund contribution to the Public Employees Retirement Association Pension Fund:
The Honorable Jamie Long, State Representative
Gene Ranieri, Director of Government Relations, City of Minneapolis
Brian Rice, Representing Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board

Chair Nelson moved HF1855 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

HF1855 (Schultz); Proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 3; establishing a redistricting commission to prescribe the boundaries of congressional and legislative districts following each federal decennial census; establishing districting principles for congressional and legislative plans.

The following testified on HF1855:
The Honorable Jennifer Schultz, State Representative
Peter Wattson, Retired, Minnesota State Counsel

Rep Albright moved HF1855 be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be referred to the Committee on Government Operations, amending Chair Nelson’s motion. Representative Albright requested a roll call vote.

The clerk took the roll:

AYES
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

NAYS
NELSON, Michael Chair
CARLSON, Andrew Vice Chair
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz

ABSENT
NASH, Jim

With a vote of 6 AYES, 11 NAYES, and 1 ABSENT, THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Albright moved to table the bill and requested a roll call vote.

The clerk took the roll:

AYES
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

NAYS
NELSON, Michael Chair
CARLSON, Andrew Vice Chair
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz

ABSENT
NASH, Jim

With a vote of 6 AYES, 11 NAYES, and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF1855 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means. Representative Albright requested a roll call vote.

The clerk took the roll:

AYES
NELSON, Michael Chair
CARLSON, Andrew Vice Chair
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
HUOT, John
KLEVORN, Ginny
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz

NAYS
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
GREEN, Steve
HERTAUS, Jerry
KIEL, Debra
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

ABSENT
NASH, Jim

With a vote of 11 AYES, 6 NAYES and 1 ABSENT, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF2057 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF2057 (Moran); Allowing the commissioner or a nationally recognized certifying organization to certify small businesses for participation in state procurement programs.

The following testified on HF2057:
The Honorable Rena Moran, State Representative
Alice Roberts-Davis, Commissioner, Department of Administration

Chair Nelson held HF2057 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

Chair Nelson moved HF2144 be held over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

HF2144 (Kresha); Appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley.

The following testified on HF2144:
The Honorable Ron Kresha, State Representative
Randal Dietrich, Executive Director, Minnesota Military Museum.

Chair Nelson held HF2144 over for possible inclusion in the Division Omnibus Bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:33 AM.




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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair


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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. HF 1773 (Dettmer) Minnesota Medal of Honor Commemorative Memorial II. HF 1855 (Schultz) Redistricting commission established to prescribe the boundaries of congressional and legislative districts following each federal decennial census, districting principles established for congressional and legislative plans, and constitutional amendment proposed. III. HF 2057 (Moran) Small business certification for participation in state procurement programs allowed by administration commissioner or nationally recognized certifying organization IV. Governor's Recommendation for Public Employees Retirement Association relative to the appropriation of $20 M for the PERA assuming the unfunded liability of the MERF plan. IV. HF 2144 (Kresha) Camp Ripley Military Museum grant funding provided

Bills Added:
  • HF1855 (Schultz) - Redistricting commission established to prescribe the boundaries of congressional and legislative districts following each federal decennial census, districting principles established for congressional and legislative plans, and constitutional amendment proposed.
  • HF2057 (Moran) - Small business certification for participation in state procurement programs allowed by administration commissioner or nationally recognized certifying organization.
  • HF2144 (Kresha) - Camp Ripley Military Museum grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1773 (Dettmer) - Minnesota Medal of Honor Commemorative Memorial construction funding provided.
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