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Government Operations and Elections

TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - April 14, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH 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 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 14, 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
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
SIMON, SteveGREENE, Marion

Members excused:
SCALZE, Bev

A quorum was present.

H.F. 1376 (Leidiger) E-Verify use required by state contractors.

Representative O’Driscoll moved that H.F. 1376 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Representative O’Driscoll moved the H1376A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Greene moved the following oral amendment:

Page 1, delete lines 11 and 12 and insert: "EFFECTIVE DATE. This section is effective when the commissioner of management and budget determines that the e-verify system produces accurate results."
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Leidiger
Cecilia Retelle, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

Representative O’Driscoll renews his motion that H.F. 1376 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED. H.F 1376 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND RE-REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE.

H.F. 1205 (Holberg) County park fee restriction modified.

Representative Simon moved that H.F. 1205 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testifying:
Representative Holberg
Jim Guttmann, Citizen

Representative Simon renewed his motion that HF 1205 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND HF 1205 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AS AND PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

H.F. 1036 (Sanders) State passenger vehicle fleet management and consolidation provided.

Representative Sanders moved that H.F. 1036 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Testifying:
Representative Sanders
Tim Morse,
Steven Lund,
David Arbeit,

Representative Sanders renewed his motion that H.F. 1036 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND H.F. 1036 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS AND RE-REFERRED TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE.

H.F. 1411 (Kahn) Geospatial advisory council provision changed and expiration date extended.

Representative Hornstein moved that H.F. 1411 be recommended to pass and placed on the general register.

Representative Hornstein moved the H1411DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Representative Kahn
Marty Long

Representative Hornstein renewed his motion that H.F. 1411 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND H.F. 1411 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND PLACE ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

H.F. 1269 (McFarlane) Campaign finance and public disclosure law definition of "public official" changed.

Representative McFarlane moved that H.F. 1269 be recommended to pass and be placed on the General Register.

Representative McFarlane moved the A11-0329 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying:
Sheila Vanney
Gary Goldsmith

H.F. 554 (Johnson) Mississippi River Parkway Commission expiration date changed.

Representative Greene moved that H.F. 554 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.
Testifying:
Representative Johnson

Representative Greene renewed her motion H.F. 554 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register

The meeting adjourned at 12:08 p.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:
  • HF1376 (Leidiger) - E-Verify use required by state contractors.
  • HF1205 (Holberg) - County park fee restriction modified.
  • HF1036 (Sanders) - State passenger vehicle fleet management and consolidation provided.
  • HF1411 (Kahn) - Geospatial advisory council provisions changed and expiration date extended.
  • HF1269 (McFarlane) - Campaign finance and public disclosure law definition of "public official" changed.
  • HF554 (Johnson) - Mississippi River Parkway Commission expiration date changed.