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State Government Finance

FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 01, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY-EIGHTH 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 8:20 a.m. on February 1, 2012, 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
GUNTHER, Bob
KAHN, Phyllis
LEIDIGER, Ernie
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MELIN, Carly
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
Member(s) excused:

GREENE, Marion

Member(s) absent:

GAUTHIER, Kerry

A quorum was present.

Representative Stensrud moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 31, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard testimony on the Collaborative Governance Council Legislative Report 2011 and the State Auditor Best Practices Reviews on Collaboration.
Testifiers:
State Auditor Rebecca Otto
Ann Higgins, Intergovernmental Relations Representative, League of Minnesota Cities

The committee heard testimony on the State Auditor Survey of Counties.
Testifier:
State Auditor Rebecca Otto
HF1903 (Urdahl) Honor guard stipends preference modified.

Representative Urdahl moved that HF1903 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF1903.
Representative Dean Urdahl

Representative Urdahl renewed his motion that HF1903 be passed and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1560 (Wardlow) Office of Administrative Hearings disposition of contested case hearings provided.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF1560 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF1560.
Representative Doug Wardlow
Eric Lipman, Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings
Michelle Beeman, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Karen Mickelson, Legislative Liaison, Department of Human Services
Diane Krueger, Director of Appeals & Regulations Division, Department of Human Services

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF1560 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 a.m.


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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Peter Glessing
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1849 (Davids) - Solicitor definition provided for nexus purposes relating to taxation.

No action will be taken on this bill.
To testify, please contact Committee Administrator Bobby Patrick via e-mail at bobby.patrick@house.mn.