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Subcommittee on Legislative Process Reform

FIRST MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 22, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION



SUBCOMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE PROCESS REFORM MINUTES

Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair of the Subcommittee on Legislative Process Reform, called the virtual meeting to order at 1:04 PM on January 22, 2021 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:
Pelowski, Gene, Chair
Wolgamott, Dan, Vice Chair
Daudt, Kurt, Republican Lead
Freiberg, Mike
Garofalo, Pat
Haley, Barb
Lislegard, Dave
Moran, Rena
O’Neill, Marion
Pinto, Dave
Sandstede, Julie

A quorum was present.

Colbey Sullivan, House Research, presented an overview of Minnesota Statute Chapter 12: Emergency Management.

Presentation on the current state of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Minnesota, including Governor Walz’ Executive Order ensuring businesses provide safe environments to protect public health (Executive Order 21-01) and Governor Walz’ Executive Order requiring face coverings in indoor public spaces (Executive Order 20-81).

Testifying:
• Joe Kelly, Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DPS)
• Dan Huff, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

The meeting was adjourned at 2:36 PM.






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Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair


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Tara Schaefle, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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01:10 House Research overview of Minnesota Statute Chapter 12: Emergency Management.
- Colbey Sullivan, House Research Department.
34:24 Presentation on the current state of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Minnesota.
- Dan Huff, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Health.
- Joe Kelly, Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management.


This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Review of Executive Orders issued by Governor Walz during the Peacetime Emergency.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.