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State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections

26th MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - February 17, 2010

STATE OF MINNESOTA 26th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
February 17, 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, February 17, 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.

Representative Poppe moved that the minutes of February 16, 2010, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chairman Pelowski moved that HF2866 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Finance.

Representative Carlson presented HF2866 (Carlson), a bill for an act relating to state government; modifying authority of the executive branch to reduce unexpended allotments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, etc.

Testifying on HF2866:

Professor David Schultz, Hamline University School of Business

Chairman Pelowski moved to amend HF2866 as follows:

Page 1, line 12, after the word "Representatives", insert "Finance Committee and"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Pelowski renewed the motion that HF2866, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

February 17, 2010
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Chairman Pelowski moved that HF2758 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance.

Representative Lillie presented HF2758 (Lillie), a bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying labor agreements and compensation plans.

Testifying on HF2758:

Greg Hubinger, Director, Legislative Coordinating Commission

Chairman Pelowski renewed the motion that HF2758 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Continuation of SF80, Third Engrossment (Simon), as amended (see attached S0080DE1 and S0080A1 adopted on 2/16/10).

Representative Simon moved that SF80, Third Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Simon moved to amend SF80, Third Engrossment, as amended (see attached S0080A2. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying on SF80, Third Engrossment, as amended:

Gary Goldsmith, Executive Director, Campaign Finance and Public
Disclosure Board

Representative Simon renewed the motion that SF80, Third Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:40 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:
  • HF2866 (Carlson) - Executive branch authority to reduce unexpended allotments modified.
  • HF2758 (Lillie) - Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
  • SF80 (Simon) - Campaign finance and reporting requirements changed, and contribution limits provided for judicial candidates.
House TV Video:
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02:20 - Gavel; HF2866 (Carlson) Executive branch authority modified to reduce unexpended allotments.
52:35 - HF2758 (Lillie) Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
1:10:25 - SF80 (Simon) Campaign finance and reporting requirements changed, and contribution limits provided for judicial candidates.
Runs 1 hour, 13 minutes.