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Government Operations and Elections

FIRST MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 11, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST 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 10:16 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 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
GREENE, Marion
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
NELSON, Michael
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
QUAM, Duane
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
SIMON, Steve
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan

No members were excused.

A quorum was present.

The committee heard a presentation on state rulemaking.

Testifying:
The Honorable Eric L. Lipman, Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings.

Chair Peppin invited the committee members and staff to introduce themselves.

The committee heard a presentation on committee jurisdiction over local government issues.

Testifying:
Deb Dyson, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department

The committee heard a presentation on committee jurisdiction over state government issues.

Testifying:
Mark Shepard, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department

The committee heard a presentation on committee jurisdiction over election issues.

Testifying:
Matt Gehring, Legislative Analyst, House Research Department

Chair Peppin presented the committee rules.

Representative Nelson assumed the gavel at 11:07 a.m.

Representative Peppin presented for informational purposes HF 52: City, county, and town zoning control and ordinance variances provided.


Testifying:
Representative Peppin
Tom Grundhoefer, General Counsel, Minnesota League of Cities
Alyssa Schlander, Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association

Chair Nelson moved that HF 52 be laid over for future consideration.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:26 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:
  • HF52 (Peppin) - City, county, and town zoning control and ordinance variances provided.

Office of Administrative Hearings presentation on state rulemaking
House Research Intro to government operations