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FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - Thursday, March 3, 2022

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE & ELECTIONS COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual State Government Finance & Elections Committee meeting to order at 8:31 AM, March 3, 2022 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
BAHNER, Kristin
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane

A quorum was present.

Representative Klevorn moved that the minutes for March 1, 2022, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Bahner moved that HF726 be referred to the Committee on Rules.

Representative Bahner presented HF726, gender equality provided under law, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Testifying:
Curtis Johnson, Director, ERA Minnesota
Kristy Janigo, Constituent, Military Veteran, Faith Leader
Chayo Smith, Constituent, Active Military, Scientist

Representative Bahner renewed the motion that HF726 be referred to the Committee on Rules.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
BAHNER, Kristin
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
MASIN, Sandra
PELOWSKI, Gene

NAYS
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
KOZNICK, Jon
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne
QUAM, Duane

With a vote of 8 AYES and 5 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED

Chair Nelson moved that HF2026 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Hornstein presented HF2026, ERA; a resolution memorializing Congress to remove the extra-textual time limit for ratification of the amendment by the states.

Testifying:
Suzann Willhite, President, ERA Minnesota

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF2026 be referred to the General Register.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
BAHNER, Kristin
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
MASIN, Sandra
PELOWSKI, Gene

NAYS
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
KOZNICK, Jon
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne
QUAM, Duane

With a vote of 8 AYES and 5 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED

Chair Nelson moved that HF2847 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Representative Moran presented HF2847, relating to human rights; requiring a review of Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Rules for compliance with the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Testifying:
Betty Folliard, Founder, ERA Minnesota

Chair Nelson laid HF2847 over for possible inclusion.

Chair Nelson moved that HF2863 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Representative Dettmer presented HF2863, Big Marine Lake Veterans Campground wastewater system upgrade funding provided, and money appropriated.

Testifying:
Tom Bishop, President, Big Marine Lake Veterans Campground

Chair Nelson laid HF2863 over for possible inclusion.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:59 AM.



__________________________________________
Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair


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Benjamin Brinks, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF726 (Bahner) - Gender equality provided under law, and constitutional amendment proposed.
  • HF2026 (Hornstein) - ERA; a resolution memorializing Congress to remove the extra-textual time limit for ratification of the amendment by the states.
  • HF2847 (Moran) - Minnesota Statutes and Rules review required for compliance with Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • HF2863 (Dettmer) - Big Marine Lake Veterans Campground wastewater system upgrade funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:59 - HF726 (Bahner) Gender equality provided under law, and constitutional amendment proposed.
34:14 - HF2026 (Hornstein) ERA; a resolution memorializing Congress to remove the extra-textual time limit for ratification of the amendment by the states.
1:03:21 - HF2847 (Moran) Minnesota Statutes and Rules review required for compliance with Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.
1:19:19 - HF2863 (Dettmer) Big Marine Lake Veterans Campground wastewater system upgrade funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.


HF726 (Bahner): Gender equality provided under law, and constitutional amendment proposed.
HF2026 (Hornstein): ERA; a resolution memorializing Congress to remove the extra-textual time limit for ratification of the amendment by the states.
HF2847 (Moran): Relating to human rights; requiring a review of Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Rules for compliance with the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.
HF2863 (Dettmer): Big Marine Lake Veterans Campground wastewater system upgrade funding provided, and money appropriated.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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