STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS & VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Representative Kathy Tingelstad, Chair of the Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Committee, called the twenty sixth meeting to order at 10:25 am on Thursday, March 17, 2005, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
TINGELSTAD, Kathy, Chair
A Quorum was present.
10:25:58 AM Representative Lloyd Cybart moved the approval of the minutes of Wednesday, March 16, 2005. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1081 (Ozment) relating to natural resources; modifying commercial fishing restrictions in infested waters; providing for a water recreation account; modifying expiration of certain committees; modifying disposition of certain revenue and unrefunded tax receipts; modifying terms of certain reports; eliminating commissioner approval of county expenditures of county timber receipts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 84D.03, subdivision 4; 97A.055, subdivision 4b; 97A.4742, subdivision 4; 103G.615, subdivision 2; 282.08; 282.38, subdivision 1; 296A.18, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86B.
10:28:17 AM Representative Tingelstad moved that HF1081 be passed and be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
10:28:42 AM Representative Tingelstad moved the A05-0303 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
10:29:13 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1081:
Representative Dennis Ozment
Bob Meyer, Legislative Director, DNR
10:42:37 AM Representative Tingelstad renewed her motion that HF1081 be passed as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL PASSED.
HF1555 (Powell) relating to health; modifying the Minnesota Emergency Health Powers Act; modifying authority of out-of-state license holders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 12.03, subdivision 4d, by adding a subdivision; 12.22, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 12.31, subdivision 1; 12.32; 12.34, subdivision 1; 12.381; 12.39; 12.42; 13.3806, subdivision 1a; Laws 2002, chapter 402, section 21, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.
10:43:19 AM Representative Tingelstad moved that HF1555 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government.
10:43:30 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1555:
Representative Duke Powell
Assistant Commissioner Aggie Leitheiser, MN Department of Health
Twaila Brase, Citizens Council on Health Care
10:52:38 AM Representative Dempsey moved to amend HF1555 as follows:
Page 6, line 25, delete "any" and insert "a"
10:55:45 AM Representative Dempsey withdrew his oral amendment.
11:05:35 AM Representative Mike Beard assumed the gavel at 11:05 AM.
11:26:09 AM Chair Beard motioned that HF1555 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL PASSED.
HF1438 (McNamara) relating to natural resources; providing for an official map of state forest roads as an alternative recording method; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.
11:27:18 AM Representative McNamara moved that HF1438 be passed and sent to the General Register.
11:28:04 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1438:
Representative Denny McNamara
Bob Tomlinson, Assistant Director, Forestry Division, DNR
Bruce Cox, Clear Water County Land Commissioner
11:35:45 AM Representative Tingelstad assumed the gavel at 11:35 AM.
11:40:27 AM Representative McNamara moved the A05-0300 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
11:53:24 AM Representative McNamara moved that HF1438 be passed as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Local Government. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.
11:54:35 AM The meeting was adjourned at 11:54 AM.
REP. KATHY TINGELSTAD, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant