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TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 16, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 8:02 a.m. on March 16, 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.

Laurie Hacking, Executive Director of the Teachers Retirement Association (TRA) presented an overview of TRA's general fund appropriations.

Dave Bergstrom, Executive Director of the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) presented an overview of MSRS’ general fund appropriations.

Mary Vanek, Executive Director of the Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) presented an overview of PERA’s general fund appropriations.

A quorum was present.

Representative Banaian moved that the minutes from the committee meetings on March 14, 2011, and March 15, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Tina Smith, Chief of Staff and Paula Brown, Operations Manager for the Governor’s Office presented a budget overview of the Governor’s Office.

Representative Banaian moved to reconsider HF 2 for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Committee Omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Banaian moved the H0002A5 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kahn moved to delete the term "zero-based" and substitute the term "results-based" wherever the term "zero-based" occurred in HF 2, as amended, and requested a roll-call vote.

The following nine members voted in favor of the motion: GAUTHIER, GREENE, HAYDEN, KAHN, LILLIE, MUPRHY, SIMON, SLAWIK, and WINKLER.

The following twelve members voted against the motion: ANDERSON, BANAIAN, BENSON, DOWNEY, GUNTHER, LANNING, LEIDIGER, LOHMER, McELFATRICK, MURRAY, STENSRUD, and URDAHL.


THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL (9 - 12).

Representative Kahn moved to delete Article 2 from HF 2, as amended. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Chair Lanning laid over HF 2, as amended, for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Committee Omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:49 a.m.

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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Johnna K. O’Neill
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF2 (Banaian) - Performance data added to budget proposal, zero-based budgeting required, and sunset advisory commission and sunset process established for state agencies.

General Fund Budget overviews by:
Teachers Retirement Association (TRA)
Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS)
Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA)
Governor’s Office budget overview