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State Government Finance

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 23, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Lanning, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:19 a.m. on February 23, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

LANNING, Morrie, Chair
BENSON, Mike, Vice Chair
ANDERSON, BRUCE
BANAIAN, King
DOWNEY, Keith
GAUTHIER, Kerry
GREENE, Marion
GUNTHER, Bob
HAYDEN, Jeff
KAHN, Phyllis
LEIDIGER, Ernie
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
All members were present.

A quorum was present.

Representative McElfatrick moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 22, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Lanning moved HF 384.

Representative Bob Dettmer testified on HF 384.

Don Pfeffer, Director of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (DMVA) Higher Education Veterans Programs; Reggie Worlds, Deputy Commissioner of DMVA; Lauri Brooke, Becker County Veterans Services Officer; Joe Butler, veteran and student at Minnesota State University Moorhead; Jason Johnson, veteran and student at Dakota County Technical College; and Bill Johnson, President of the Veterans Student Organization at Hennepin Technical College testified on HF 384.

Chair Lanning laid over HF 384 for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.

Paul Mandell, Principal Planner of the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board (CAAPB) and Nancy Stark, Executive Secretary of CAAPB presented an operations and budget overview of CAAPB.
Terry Palmer, Comptroller for the Minnesota Department of Military Affairs presented an operations and budget overview of the Department.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 a.m.


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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR



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Johnna K. O'Neill
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Continuation of public testimony on State Taxes and Local Aids & Credits portion of Governor Dayton's Budget.
Please contact Bobby Patrick (651-296-4119; bobby.patrick@house.mn) to testify. Time will be allotted based on the amount of notifications received. Notice is not required to testify.

Committee will reconvene in Room 200 at 7 PM to continue testimony.