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FIFTY EIGHTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 14, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY EIGHTH 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 eighth meeting to order at 9:03 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in Room 200 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 not present.

Representative Barrett presented HF 2722.

A quorum was present at 9:07 a.m.

Representative Scalze moved that the minutes of Thursday March 8, Friday March 9, and Tuesday March 13, 2012 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2508 (Barrett) State-controlled substance schedules aligned with federal controlled substance schedules, Board of Pharmacy’s controlled substance regulation authority modified, and penalties provided.

Chair Peppin moved that HF2508 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF2508.
Representative Bob Barrett
Cody Wilberg, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF2508 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2212 (Franson) Works of arts in state buildings appropriation provisions repealed.

Representative Murray moved that HF2212 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

Representative Murray moved the H2212DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF 2212, as amended.
Representative Mary Franson
Phil Krinkie, Taxpayers League of Minnesota
Representative Phyllis Kahn
Sue Gens, Minnesota State Arts Board
Larry Redmond, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Chair Peppin moved to orally amend HF2212 as follows:
Page 1, line 9 after the period insert "the cost of artistic featuers that improve the safety of the building are not included in the $100,000 limit."

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Scalze moved to orally amend HF2212 as follows:
Page 1, line 9 insert after previous amendment "The $100,000 limit does not apply to the State Capitol Building."

THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Peppin announced that the bill would be laid over.

Representaive O’Driscoll assumed the gavel at 10:01 a.m.

HF2788 (Peppin) Three Rivers Park District two appointed members election provided.

Chair Peppin moved that HF2788 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Chair Peppin moved the H2788A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED, AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2788, as amended.
Representative Joyce Peppin
Jeff Johnson, Hennepin County Commissioner

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF2788, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Peppin assumed the gavel at 10:09 a.m.

HF2212 (Franson) Works of arts in state buildings appropriation provisions repealed.

The committee heard testimony on HF2212, as amended.
Larry Redmond, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Representative Murray renewed his motion that HF2212, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee went into recess at 10:35 a.m.

Representative Murray assumed the gavel and reconvened the meeting at 10:44 a.m.

HF2164 (McNamara) Natural resources; various provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Hancock moved that HF2164 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF2164.
Representative Denny McNamara
Janelle Taylor, House Research
Shelia Vanney, Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Districts
Molly Peterson, Conservation Minnesota
Kirk Koudelka, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Representative Hancock renewed his motion that HF2164 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Civil Law Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Peppin assumed the gavel at 11:03 a.m.

HF1821 (Dettmer) Small business set-aside program changed for veteran-owned small businesses, county set-aside programs authorized for veteran-owned small business, and reporting requirements changed.

Chair Peppin moved that HF1821 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF1821.
Representative Bob Dettmer
Ralph Donais, United Veterans Legislative Council
Jerry Kyser, United Veterans Legislative Council
Mary Prescott, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Chair Peppin renewed her motion that HF1821 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting went into recess at 11:17 a.m.

The meeting reconvened at 6:04 p.m.

HF 2621 (Kelly) Special or independent school districts made subject to mayoral control.

Chair Peppin moved that HF2621 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Education Finance Committee.

Chair Peppin moved the H2621DE4 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2621, as amended.
Representative Tim Kelly
Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership
Mary Gilbert, St. Paul Public Schools
Jim Grathwol, Minneapolis Public Schools
Valerie Dosland, Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Kirk Schneidawind, Minnesota School Board Association

Representative Murray assumed the gavel at 7:14 p.m.

Chair Peppin assumed the gavel at 7:29 p.m.

Chair Peppin amended her motion that HF2621, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2164 (McNamara) Natural resources; various provisions modified, and money appropriated.

Representative Hancock amended his motion that HF2146 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.



The meeting adjourned at 7:33 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:
  • HF2508 (Barrett) - State-controlled substance schedules aligned with federal controlled substance schedules, Board of Pharmacy's controlled substance regulation authority modified, and penalties provided.
  • HF1821 (Dettmer) - Small business set-aside program changed for veteran-owned small businesses, county set-aside programs authorized for veteran-owned small businesses, and reporting requirements changed.
  • HF2212 (Franson) - Work of art acquisition amount spent set from an appropriation for construction or alteration of state building.
  • HF2788 (Peppin) - Three Rivers Park District selection of commissioners modified.
  • HF2621 (Kelly) - Special or independent school districts made subject to mayoral control.
  • HF2164 (McNamara) - Omnibus environment and natural resources bill.
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00:44 - HF2508 (Barrett) State-controlled substance schedules aligned with federal controlled substance schedules, Board of Pharmacy's controlled substance regulation authority modified, and penalties provided.
21:25 - HF2212 (Franson) Works of art in state buildings appropriation provisions repealed.
58:00 - HF2788 (Peppin) Three Rivers Park District two appointed members election provided.
1:06:44 - Further consideration of HF2212 (Franson) Works of art in state buildings appropriation provisions repealed.
1:27:50 - HF2164 (McNamara) Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Policy bill.
The committee recessed.
1:33:38 - Continued consideration of HF2164 (McNamara) Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Policy bill.
1:51:18 - HF1821 (Dettmer) Small business set-aside program changed for veteran-owned small businesses, county set-aside programs authorized for veteran-owned small businesses, and reporting requirements changed.
The committee recessed.
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