STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE
Representative Lanning, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:19 a.m. on February 16, 2012, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LANNING, Morrie, Chair
BENSON, Mike, Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative McElfatrick moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 15, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF2211 (Swedzinski) A bill relating to job creation; imposing a temporary moratorium on state agency rulemaking.
Chairman Lanning moved that HF2211 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee.
The committee heard testimony on HF2211.
Representative Chris Swedzinski
Eric Lipman, Assistant Chief Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings
Mike Hickey, National Federation of Independent Businesses- Minnesota
Bob Meier, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
John Rukowski, Department of Labor and Industry
Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2211 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Commerce and Regulatory Reform Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1954 (Downey) Counties and cities required to report additional budgetary information.
Representative Downey moved that HF1954 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Taxes Committee.
Representative Downey moved to orally amend the HF1954 amendment: line 6.5 delete "OBJECT CODE" and insert "EXPENDITURE TYPE". THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Downey moved the H1954A1
amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The committee heard testimony on HF1954, as amended.
Representative Keith Downey
Kaye Rakow, NAIOP Minnesota
Jennifer O'Rourke, League of Minnesota Cities
Sue Iverson, Finance Director, City of Arden Hills
Cindy Geis, Scott County Auditor-Treasurer
John Thorson, AFSCME, Council 5
John Kysylyczyn, former Mayor of Roseville
Representative Downey renewed his motion that HF1954 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Taxes Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The committee adjourned at 10:05 a.m.
REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant