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FIFTY-FOURTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 22, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-FOURTH 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 8:30 a.m. on February 22, 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
GREENE, Marion
GUNTHER, Bob
LEIDIGER, Ernie
KAHN, Phyllis
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MELIN, Carly
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
Member(s) excused:
GAUTHIER, Kerry
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn

A quorum was present.

Representative Murray moved the minutes from the committee meeting on February 21, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2170(LeMieur) Camp Ripley education center funding provided, bonds issued and money appropriated.

Chairman Lanning moved HF2170 be laid over.

The committee heard testimony on HF2170.
Representative Mike LeMieur
Don Kerr, Executive Director, Department of Military Affairs
Colonel Bruce Jensen, Construction and Facilities Management Officer, Army National Guard

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2170 be laid over.

HF2003(Woodard) Racing Commission and State Lottery operations allowed on an ongoing basis.

Chairman Lanning moved HF2003 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Representative Woodard moved the H2003A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning moved the H2003A4 amendment.

Representative Kahn moved to orally amend the H2003A4 amendment. Chairman Lanning incorporated Representative Kahn's oral amendment into the H2003A4 amendment.

H2003A4, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Chairman Lanning instructed staff to prepare a new amendment reflecting the new text of the H2003A4 amendment, as amended and adopted by the committee. Staff prepared H2003A6 in response to this request.

The committee heard testimony on HF2003, as amended.
Representative Kelby Woodard
Cort Holten, Minnesota Horsemen’s Benevolent
Tom Barrett, Executive Director, Gaming Control Board

Chairman Lanning moved the HF2003A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Winkler moved to orally amend the H2003A5 amendment. REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER WITHDREW HIS MOTION TO ORALLY AMEND THE AMENDMENT.

Chairman Lanning laid over HF2003, as amended.

HF2113(Abeler) Legislature; fiscal notes and revenue estimates information provisions modified.

Chairman Lanning moved HF2113 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus finance bill.

The committee heard testimony on HF2113.
Representative Jim Abeler

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2113 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus finance bill.

HF2269(Lanning) Help America Vote Act funds determined and money appropriated.

Chairman Lanning moved HF2269 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus finance bill.

The committee heard testimony on HF2269.
Chairman Morrie Lanning
Mark Ritchie, Minnesota Secretary of State
Tom Ferber, Governors Elections Task Force

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2269 be laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus finance bill.

The committee adjourned at 10:03 a.m.

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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Stacie Carpenter
Committee Legislative Assistant
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09:11 - Gavel.
09:40 - Department of Military Affairs bonding projects presentation.
24:08 - HF2170 (LeMieur) Camp Ripley education center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
41:07 - HF2003 (Woodard) Racing Commission and State Lottery operations allowed on an ongoing basis.
1:16:15 - HF2113 (Abeler) Legislature; fiscal notes and revenue estimates information provisions modified.
1:27:33 - HF2269 (Lanning) Help America Vote Act funds determined and money appropriated.
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