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State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

28th MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 23, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA 28th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
February 23, 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 Tuesday, February 23, 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
Kalin
Lanning
Marquart
Morrow
Nelson
Simon

Members Excused: Sanders, Sterner, Winkler

Members Absent: Kahn, Kiffmeyer

A quorum was present.

Representative Poppe moved that the minutes of February 18, 2010, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairman Pelowski moved that HF2405 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance.

Representative Reinert presented HF2405 (Reinert), a bill for an act relating to the legislature; proposing an amendment in the Minnesota Constitution; article IV, section 4; providing for temporary successors to members of the legislature called into active military service; providing for implementing statutory language; etc.

Chairman Pelowski moved to amend HF2405 (see attached H2405A1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF2405, as amended:

Colonel Eric Ahlness, Department of Military Affairs

Chairman Pelowski renewed the motion that HF2405, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 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:
  • HF440 (Eken) - Executive officer, judge, or legislator required to be elected by a majority of the votes cast at the general election for the office, and constitutional amendment proposed.
  • HF2405 (Reinert) - Temporary successors provided to members of the legislature called into active military service, implementation of statutory language provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.
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01:17 - Gavel and discussion of HF2405 (Reinert) Temporary successors provided to members of the legislature called into active military service, implementation of statutory language provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.
Runs 14 minutes.