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Government Operations and Elections

FORTY NINTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 23, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Peppin, Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Committee, called the forty ninth meeting to order at 10:17 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2012, 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, Michael
GREENE, Marion
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
QUAM, Duane
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
SIMON, Steve
URDAHL, Dean

Members excused:
NELSON, Michael
WINKLER, Ryan

A quorum was not present.

Representative Kathy Lohmer presented HF2132.

A quorum was present at 10:21 a.m.

Representative Quam moved that the minutes of February 22, 2012 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2132 (Lohmer) Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority; jurisdiction clarified.

Chair Peppin moved that HF2132 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Chair Peppin moved the H2132A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2132, as amended.
Representative Kathy Lohmer
Barbara Dacy, Washington County HRA

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF2132, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2392 (Dettmer) Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority powers and jurisdiction provided.

Chair Peppin moved that HF2392 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Chair Peppin moved the H2392A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2392, as amended.
Representative Bob Dettmer
Karen Skepper, Anoka County HRA

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF2392, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1708 (Marquart) Minnesota Youth Council established.

Representative Greene moved that HF1708 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register

The committee heard testimony on HF1708.
Representative Paul Marquart
Sarah Dixon, Minnesota Alliance with Youth
Esther Lee, Minnesota Alliance with Youth
Muna Mohamed, Minnesota Alliance with Youth
Kelly Timian, Minnesota Alliance with Youth

Representative Greene renewed her motion that HF1708 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2174 (O’Driscoll) Interest-bearing deposit investments authorized, and designated depositories provided.

Representative O’Driscoll moved that HF2174 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Hancock moved the H2174A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2174, as amended.
Representative Tim O’Driscoll
Steve Davis, Promontory Interfinancial
Mara Humphrey, Minnesota Credit Union Network

Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion that HF2174, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2169 (Beard) State agency rule review and reporting methods provided.

Representative Beard renewed his motion that HF2169 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Representative Beard moved the H2169DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2169, as amended.
Representative Michael Beard
Bob Meier, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Kirk Koudelka, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Steve Morse, Minnesota Environmental Partnership
John Lenczewski, Minnesota Trout Unlimited
Twila Brase, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom

Representative Beard renewed his motion that HF2169, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:59 a.m.


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REP. JOYCE PEPPIN, CHAIR



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Kelly Hansen
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2132 (Lohmer) - Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and the Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority jurisdiction clarified.
  • HF1708 (Marquart) - Minnesota Youth Council established.
  • HF2174 (O'Driscoll) - District money deposit investments authorized, and designated depositories provided.
  • HF2392 (Dettmer) - Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority powers and jurisdiction provided.
  • HF2169 (Beard) - State agency notice to the legislature and requirements modified for statements of need and reasonableness.
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