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Government Operations and Elections

TWENTY-SECOND MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 15, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS

MINUTES

Representative Murray, Acting Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:20 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 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
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
BEARD, Mike

A quorum was present.

Representative Nelson moved approval of the minutes from March 10, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

H.F. 1017 (Kelly) Red Wing; property conveyance authorized, and surplus state land conveyance provided.

Representative Murray moved that H.F. 1017 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Kelly
Brian Peterson, City of Red Wing

Representative Murray renewed his motion that H.F. 1017 be recommended to pass, and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND H.F. 1017 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS.

H.F. 789 (Lanning) Public Employee insurance program eligible employers modified.

Representative McFarlane moved that H.F. 789 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Lanning
Arnie Anderson, Minnesota Community Action Partnership
Michael Thorsteinson, Three Rivers Community Action, Inc.

Representative McFarlane renewed her motion that H.F. 789 be recommended to pass, and be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND H.F. 789 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS.

H.F. 954 (Fabian) Kittson County; process for making certain county offices appointive provided.

Representative O’Driscoll moved that H.F. 954 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Fabian
Joe Bouvette, Kittson County Board
J.W. Anderson, Kittson County Board

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion that H.F. 954 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND H.F. 954 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS.

The meeting adjourned at 11:15 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:
  • HF1017 (Kelly) - Red Wing; property conveyance authorized, and surplus state land conveyance provided.
  • HF789 (Lanning) - Public employee insurance program eligible employers modified.
  • HF954 (Fabian) - Kittson and Marshall Counties; process for making certain county offices appointive provided.