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Government Operations and Elections

FIFTY SIXTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 09, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY SIXTH 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 sixth meeting to order at 9:11 a.m. on Friday, March 9, 2012, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

PEPPIN, Joyce, Chair
NELSON, Michael, DFL Lead
BEARD, Michael
GREENE, Marion
HANCOCK, David
HORNSTEIN, Frank
MCFARLANE, Carol
QUAM, Duane
SANDERS, Tim
SIMON, Steve
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan

Members excused:
MURRAY, Rich
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
SCALZE, Bev

A quorum was present.

HF1993 (Barrett) Advisory council provision modified.

Chair Peppin moved that HF1993 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF1993.
Representative Bob Barrett
Thomas Ruder, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF1993 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Health and Human Services Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1517 (Atikins) Official state pipe band designated.

Representative Nelson moved that HF1517 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Representative Nelson moved the H1517A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF1517, as amended.
Representative Joe Atikins
Lynn Ista, Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band
Richard Cady, Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band

Representative Nelson renewed his motion that HF1517, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Hancock assumed the gavel at 9:32 a.m.
HF2589 (Peppin) Hennepin county; watershed districts required to get municipal approval before acquiring property in the municipality.

Chair Peppin moved that HF2589 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee.

Chair Peppin moved the H2589A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2589, as amended.
Representative Joyce Peppin
Derek Asche, City of Plymouth
Jerome Hertas, Mayor of Greenfield
Joel Carlson, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
Eric Evenson, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
Ray Bohn, Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts
Craig Johnson, League of Minnesota Cities

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF2589, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:33 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:
  • HF2368 (Runbeck) - Voter approval required for lease financings.
  • HF2589 (Peppin) - Hennepin County; watershed districts required to get municipal approval before acquiring property in the municipality.
  • HF1517 (Atkins) - Fire Service Memorial pipe band designated as the official Fire Service Memorial pipe band of Minnesota.
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09:02 - Gavel, and consideration of HF1993 (Barrett) Advisory council provisions modified.
16:52 - HF1517 (Atkins) Official state pipe band designated.
30:33 - HF2589 (Peppin) Hennepin County; watershed districts required to get municipal approval before acquiring property in the municipality.
Runs 1 hour, 21 minutes.


HF1993 (Barrett) Advisory council provisions modified