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State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

41st MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - May 05, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA 41st MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
May 5, 2010

STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS,
REFORM, TECHNOLOGY& ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair of the State & Local Government Operations, Reform, Technology and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:30 A.M. on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Pelowski, Chair
Poppe, Vice Chair
Anderson, P.
Buesgens
Emmer
Gottwalt
Hilty
Hornstein
Kahn
Kalin
Kiffmeyer
Lanning
Marquart
Morrow
Nelson
Sanders
Simon
Sterner
Winkler

A quorum was present.

Rep. Poppe moved that the minutes of April 27, 2010, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Marquart moved that HF2227 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Representative Marquart moved to amend HF2227 (see attached H2227DE2). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Marquart moved to amend HF2227, as amended, (see attached H2227A3). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Marquart presented HF2227 (Marquart), as amended, a bill for an act relating to local government; reestablishing the Board of Innovation; imposing powers and duties on the board; etc.

Representative Marquart renewed the motion that HF2227, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Nelson moved adoption of the Local Government Division report to HF3825, First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

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Representative Nelson moved that HF3825, First Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Representative Solberg presented HF3825 (Solberg), First Committee Engrossment, a bill for an act relating to stadiums; providing for a new National Football League stadium in Minnesota; establishing the Minnesota Stadium Authority; etc.

Testifying to HF3825, First Committee Engrossment:

Lester Bagley, Vice President of Public Affairs, Minnesota Vikings
Steve Poppen, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Vikings
Elizabeth Glidden, Council member, City of Minneapolis

Representative Poppe moved to amend HF3825, First Committee Engrossment (see attached amendment H3825A10. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kahn moved to amend HF3825, First Committee Engrossment, as amended (see attached amendment H3825A13).

Representative Kahn moved to incorporate the following oral amendment to the proposed amendment H3825A13, as follows:

Page 1, line 24, after account insert, "until the bonds sold by the Metropolitan
Council for acquisition and betterment of a football stadium have been defeased
or retired."

THE MOTION FAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Nelson renewed the motion that HF3825, First Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Representative Buesgens requested a roll call vote on the motion.

Voting aye: Anderson, P., Gottwalt, Hilty, Kalin, Lanning, Marquart, Morrow, Nelson and Sterner.

Voting nay: Pelowski, Buesgens, Emmer, Hornstein, Kahn, Kiffmeyer, Sanders, Simon, and Winkler.

There were 9 ayes and 10 nays. THE MOTION FAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:18 A.M.


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REP. GENE PELOWSKI, CHAIRMAN


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Kathy L. Anderson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2227 (Marquart) - Commission on Service Innovation established and duties imposed, Minnovation Council established and powers and duties of council imposed, innovation and redesign grants authorized, home rule charter commission provided for certain counties, Task Force for Policy Innovation and Research established, and money appropriated.
  • HF3825 (Solberg) - Alternative plans for a new National Football League stadium in Minnesota provided, Minnesota Stadium Authority established, and Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished.
  • HF3821 (Winkler) - Disclaimer required on certain campaign material, independent expenditure provisions modified, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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00:25 - Gavel and consideration of HF2227 (Marquart) Board of Innovation reestablished, powers and duties imposed, and money appropriated.
41:07 - HF3825 (Solberg) Alternative plans for a new National Football League stadium in Minnesota provided, Minnesota Stadium Authority established, and Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission abolished.
Runs 1 hour, 47 minutes.


HF3825 willl be heard pending approval by the Local Government Division.