STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS
Representative Peppin, Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2011 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
PEPPIN, Joyce, Chair
MURRAY, Rich, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Quam moved approval of the minutes from March 17, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
H.F. 1234 (Downey) Commissioner of administration required to issue a request for proposals and enter into a contract for strategic sourcing consulting services.
Representative Murray moved that H.F. 1234 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.
Kent Allin, Chief Procurement Officer State of Minnesota
Representative Murray renewed his motion that H.F. 1234 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED. H.F. 1234 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND RE-REFERRED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE.
H.F. 429 (Sanders) Anoka County; countywide public safety improvement finance cost authority expanded.
Representative Sanders moved that H.F. 429 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Representative Sanders moved the A11-0251
amendment to H.F. 429. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Tony Polumbo, Anoka County Attorney
Ronda Sivarajah, Anoka County Board
Representative Sanders renewed his motion that H.F. 429 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
THE MOTION PREVAILED. H.F. 429 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND RE-REFERRED TO THE TAXES COMMITTEE.
H.F. 962 (Howes) Municipal tobacco license suspensions for sales to minors limited upon compliance with requirements.
Representative Peppin moved that H.F. 962 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.
Representative Greene requested a roll-call vote.
PEPPIN, BEARD, HANCOCK, O’DRISCOLL, SANDERS, URDAHL
NELSON, GREENE, HORNSTEIN, SCALZE, SIMON
On a vote of 6 AYES and 5 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND H.F. 962 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND BE PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.
H.F. 1139 (Hancock) Public safety equipment single source acquisition and long-term leasing authorized.
Representative Hancock moved that H.F. 1139 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.
Representative Hancock moved the H1139A1
amendment to H.F. 1139. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Bill Strusinski, MN Association of Fire Chiefs
Wendy Underwood, City of St Paul
The meeting adjourned at 1:08 p.m.
REP. JOYCE PEPPIN, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant