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State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

23rd MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 09, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA 23rd MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
February 9, 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 8:31 A.M. on Tuesday, February 9, 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
Gottwalt
Hilty
Hornstein
Kahn
Kalin
Kiffmeyer
Lanning
Marquart
Morrow
Nelson
Sanders
Simon
Sterner
Winkler

Members Absent: Emmer

A quorum was present.

Representative Poppe moved that the minutes of April 7, 2009, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Simon moved that HF2552 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Simon presented HF2552 (Simon), a bill for an act relating to elections, changing the date of the state primary; changing certain primary-related dates and provisions; etc.

Representative Simon moved to amend HF2552 (see attached H2552DE1).

Representative Simon moved an amendment to amendment H2552DE1 (see attached H2552A1). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Simon renewed the motion to amend HF2552 (see attached H2552DE1 as amended). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on HF2552, as amended:

February 9, 2010
Page Two



Beth Fraser, Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State
Bob Carey, Director, Federal Voting Assistance, United States Department
of Defense
Joe Mansky, Ramsey County Elections Manager, Ramsey County

Representative Simon moved to amend HF2552, as amended, as follows:

Page 4, delete Sec. 7

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Simon moved to amend HF2552, as amended, as follows:

Page 8, line 25, reinstate "On" and delete the new language and after "1" insert"
May 1"

Page 8, line 31, reinstate "By" and delete the new language and after "15" insert"
May 15"

Page 21, delete sections 50 and 51 and insert:

"Sec. 51. EFFECTIVE DATE.

This act is effective the day following final enactment."

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Simon moved to amend HF2552, as amended, as follows:

Page 13, delete Sec. 29

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Simon renewed the motion that HF2552, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:24 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:
  • HF2552 (Simon) - State primary date changed, and certain primary-related dates and provisions changed.
House TV Video:
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01:39 - Gavel and discussion of HF2552 (Simon) State primary date changed, and certain primary-related dates and provisions changed.
Runs 53 minutes.