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THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING - State Government Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

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

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative A. Carlson, Vice Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:02 PM, April 8, 2019 in Hearing Room 5 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
NASH, Jim
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members excused:
OLSON, Liz

A quorum was present.

Representative Acomb moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on April 4th, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF1935 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

HF1935 (Nelson); Administrative law judge salaries modified.

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF1935 with Amendment H1935DE1.

Chair Nelson moved to amend H1935DE1 with Amendment H1935A28. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H1935DE1, as amended.

The following gave an overview of Amendment H1935DE1:
The Honorable Michael V. Nelson, State Representative
Helen Roberts, Fiscal Analyst, Minnesota House of Representatives
Matt Gehring, Research Analyst, Minnesota House of Representatives

The following testified on Amendment H1935DE1, as amended:
The Honorable Keith Ellison, Attorney General
The Honorable Steve Simon, Secretary of State
Cynthia Bauerly, Commissioner, Department of Revenue
The Honorable Julie Blaha, State Auditor
Alice Roberts-Davis, Commissioner, Department of Administration
Bill Poirier, Acting Commissioner, Minnesota Information Technology
The Honorable Becky Norton, City Council Member, City of Red Wing
Sia Her, Executive Director, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Anne Sittner Andeson, Communications Coordinator, Commission of Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing
Michelle Chang, Policy and Equity Coordinator, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Jennifer Bertram, Kids Count Coordinator, Children’s Defense Fund Minnesota
Bob Tracy, Director of Public Policy and Communication, Minnesota Council on Foundations
Jessica Webster, Staff Attorney, Minnesota Legal Aid
Leah Gardner, Policy Director, Hunger Solutions Minnesota
Matt Hilgart, Director of Government Relations, Association of Minnesota Counties
Kent Whitworth, Director and CEO, Minnesota Historical Society
David Kelliher, Director of Government Relations and Public Policy, Minnesota Historical Society
Michael Holt, Citizen Advocate for Rank Choice Voting
Bill Strusinski, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Libby Law Office
Some guy who works for tpt?
Mary Hartnett, Executive Director, Commission of Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing

Vice Chair A. Carlson laid over HF1935 for further discussion.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:56 PM.



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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 1935 (Nelson) Administrative law judge salaries modified - Non-partisan staff presentation of the DE1 Amendment for HF 1935. Immediately following the staff presentation, the Division will welcome public testimony on the DE1 Amendment. NOTE: HF 1935 will become the Omnibus State Government Finance Bill for FY 20-21. A DE1 Amendment for HF 1935 will be posted on this website at 12:00 Noon, Sunday, April 7, 2019. Please call or e-mail Jim Gelbmann, Committee Administrator (651-296-7427 or jim.gelbmann@house.mn) if you would like to testify on the proposed Omnibus State Government Finance bill.

Bills Added:
  • HF1935 (Nelson) - Omnibus state government finance bill.
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