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Government Operations and Elections

FOURTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 22, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS

MINUTES

Representative Peppin Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:25 a.m. on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

PEPPIN, Joyce, Chair
MURRAY, Rich, Vice Chair
BEARD, Mike
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
NELSON, Michael
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
QUAM, Duane
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
SIMON, Steve
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan

Members excused:
GREENE, Marion

A quorum was present.

Representative Hancock moved approval of the minutes from February 17, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WHERE APPROVED.

H.F. 501 (Runbeck) Interest arbitration factors specified.

Representative Peppin moved that H.F. 501 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the House Civil Law Committee.

Representative Peppin moved the A11-0082 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Runbeck
Laura Kushner, League of Minnesota Cities
Julie Blyle, AFSCME
Robert Johnson, Teamsters Local 320
Jan Alswager, Education Minnesota
Dennis Flaherty, Minnesota Police Officers Association
Richard Kodjesky, Minnesota Association of Professional Employees
Mary Joe George, Minnesota Nurses Association

Representative Peppin renewed her motion that H.F. 501 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to House Civil Law Committee.

Representative Nelson requested a roll- call vote.
AYES:
PEPPIN, BEARD, HANCOCK, McFARLANE, O’DRISCOLL, QUAM, SANDERS
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NAYS:
MURRAY, NELSON, HORNSTEIN, SCALZE, SIMON, WINKLER

On a vote of 7 AYES and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND H.F. 501 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND RE-REFERRED TO THE CIVIL LAW COMMITTEE.

H.F. 502 (Lenczewski) Youth sports and library permitted use of revenue modified for other purposes.

Representative Nelson moved that H.F. 502 be recommended to pass, and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Representative Nelson moved the H0502A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Lenczewski
Peter McLaughlin, Hennepin County

Representative Nelson renewed his motion that H.F. 502 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND H.F. 502 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AS AMENDED AND BE RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON TAXES.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:56 a.m.





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REP. JOYCE PEPPIN, CHAIR



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Ryan Hamilton
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF501 (Runbeck) - Interest arbitration factors specified.
  • HF502 (Lenczewski) - Youth sports and library permitted use of revenue modified for other purposes.