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FIFTY SECOND MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 01, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY SECOND 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 second meeting to order at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, 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
GREENE, Marion
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
QUAM, Duane
SANDERS, Tim
SCALZE, Bev
SIMON, Steve
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan

Members excused:
None

A quorum was present.

Representative Quam moved that the minutes of February 29, 2012 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2188 (Kiffmeyer) Voter eligibility provisions for individuals under guardianship conformed to constitutional requirements, and other related procedures modified.

Chair Peppin moved that HF2188 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.

Chair Peppin moved the H2188DE2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Peppin moved the H2188A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Peppin moved the H2188A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Peppin moved to orally amend in the following:
Page 10, line 5, delete the word "award’s" and replace with "a ward’s"
THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2188, as amended.
Representative Mary Kiffmeyer
Justin Page, Minnesota Disability Law Center
Robert McLeod
Heidi Holste, Care Providers of Minnesota
Ben Ashley-Wurtmann, Mental Health Association of Minnesota

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF2188, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:03 p.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:
  • HF2188 (Kiffmeyer) - Voter eligibility provisions for individuals under guardianship conformed to constitutional requirements, other related procedures modified, and money appropriated.