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Government Operations and Elections

FIFTY FIRST MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 29, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY FIRST 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 fifty first meeting to order at 10:18 a.m. on Wednesday, February 29, 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
NELSON, Michael, DFL Lead
BEARD, Michael
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
URDAHL, Dean

Members excused:
GREENE, Marion
SIMON, Steve
QUAM, Duane
WINKLER, Ryan

A quorum was present.

Representative Hancock moved that the minutes of February 28, 2012 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1738 (Howes) Municipality detachment provided.

Chair Peppin moved that HF1738 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Chair Peppin moved the H1738A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF1738, as amended.
Representative Larry Howes
Kent Sulem, Minnesota Association of Townships
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF1738 , as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2327 (Benson) Election administration procedures for individuals who have been convicted of a felony modified.

Representative Murray moved that HF2327 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee.

Representative Murray moved the H2327A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2327, as amended.
Representative Mike Benson
Beth Fraser, Office of the Secretary of State

Representative Murray renewed his motion that HF2327, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF518 (Leidiger) State-aid program rulemaking authority amended, fund allocation from overdimension motor vehicle permits amended, legislative report required on water permitting process for transportation projects, and clarifying and technical changes made.

Representative Murray moved that HF518 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the
State Government Finance Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF518
Representative Ernie Leidiger
Abbey Bryduck, Association of Minnesota Counties

Representative Murray amended his motion that HF518 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:38 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:
  • HF2327 (Benson) - Election administration procedures for individuals who have been convicted of a felony modified.
  • HF518 (Leidiger) - State-aid program rulemaking authority amended, fund allocation from overdimension motor vehicle permits amended, legislative report required on water permitting process for transportation projects, and clarifying and technical changes made.
  • HF1738 (Howes) - Municipality detachment provided.