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Government Operations and Elections

THIRTY FOURTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - May 05, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS

MINUTES

Representative O'Driscoll acting Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2011 in Room 300 South of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Members excused:

BEARD, Mike

A quorum was present.

Representative Quam moved approval of the minutes from April 28, 2011 and April 29, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

H.F. 1523 (Holberg) Zoning for residential property used as vacation rental provided.
Representative O’Driscoll moved that H.F. 1523 be brought before the committee and laid over for future consideration.

Testifying:
Representative Holberg
Bill Griffith, MNVRA
Joel Carlson, Citizen
Dan McElroy, Hospitality Minnesota
Tom Grundhoffer, League of Minnesota Cities
Mark Lauderboch, Citizen
Jeff Forester, Minnesota Seasonal and Recreational Property Owners

Representative O’Driscoll laid the bill over for future consideration.

H.F. 1358 (Kahn)
Representative Hancock moved that H.F. 1358 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Representative Hancock moved the H1358DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative O’Driscoll moved the H1358A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifying:
Representative Kahn
Senator Ken Kelash
Honorable R.T. Reybeck, Mayor of Minneapolis
Counselwoman Barbara Johnson, Minneapolis
David Rubedor, City of Mineapolis
Maren McDonell, Harrison Neighborhood Association
Bob Miller, Executive Director of Neighborhood revitalization program

Representative Hancock renewed his motion that H.F. 1358 be recommended to pass, as amended, and placed on the General Register. Representative Hancock requested a roll call vote:
AYES:
PEPPIN, MURRAY, BEARD, HANCOCK, MCFARLANE, QUAM, SANDERS, SIMON, URDAHL
NAYS:
NELSON, GREENE, HORSTEIN, O’DRISCOLL, SCALZE, WINKLER
ON A VOTE OF 9 AYES TO 6 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND H.F. 1358 WAS RECOMMENDED TO PASS, AS AMENDED, AND PLACED ON THE GENERAL REGISTER.

The Committee adjourned at 12:05 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:
  • HF1607 (Woodard) - State Patrol authorized to provide security and protection to certain government officials, and Capitol complex security committee established.
  • HF1523 (Holberg) - Zoning for residential property used as vacation rental provided.
  • HF1358 (Kahn) - Neighborhood revitalization program termination and transition activities in a city of the first class provided.
  • HF1645 (Loeffler) - Hennepin County Soil and Water Conservation district terminated and duties transferred.
  • HF1643 (Mazorol) - Certificates issued to business entities simplified, effective date of agent resignations modified, notice provided to organizations revised, alternative names allowed, business entities redefined, certificates to business trusts and municipal power agencies eliminated, and an inadvertent error corrected regarding nonprofit directors' conflicts of interest.
  • SF1135 (Gottwalt) - Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force extended.

Please note the room change