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State Government Finance

FORTY-FIRST MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - May 03, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-FIRST 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 8:17 a.m. on May 3, 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 Murray moved that the minutes from the committee meetings on April 28, 2011, and April 29, 2011, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Lanning moved HF 1360.

Representative Torkelson; Bob Patton, Executive Director of the Environmental Quality Board (EQB); and Myrna Halbach, Assistant Chief Financial Officer for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) testified on HF 1360.

Chair Lanning moved that HF 1360 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Representative Winkler requested a roll-call vote.

The following ten members voted in favor of the motion: ANDERSON, BANAIAN, BENSON, DOWNEY, LANNING, LEIDIGER, LOHMER, McELFATRICK, MURRAY, and STENSRUD.

The following seven members voted against the motion: GAUTHIER, GREENE, LILLIE, MUPRHY, SIMON, SLAWIK, and WINKLER.

THE MOTION PREVAILED (10-7).

Chair Lanning moved HF 1362.

Chair Lanning moved the HF1362A3 amendment to HF 1362. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Lanning moved the HF1362A4 amendment to HF 1362, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Kieffer; Gary Hall, Assistant Commissioner for Safety and Workers' Compensation at the Department of Labor and Industry; and Ken Peterson, Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry testified on HF 1362.

Chair Lanning moved that HF 1362, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Downey moved that HF 545 be laid over for further consideration upon receipt of a fiscal note.

Chair Lanning laid over HF 545 for further consideration upon receipt of a fiscal note.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:59 a.m.


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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Johnna K. O’Neill
Committee Legislative Assistant