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State Government Finance

FIFTY-NINTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 06, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Lanning, Chairman of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:18 a.m. on March 6, 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
GAUTHIER, Kerry
GREENE, Marion
GUNTHER, Bob
LEIDIGER, Ernie
KAHN, Phyllis
LILLIE, Leon
LOHMER, Kathy
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MELIN, Carly
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, RyanA quorum was present.

Representative Gunther moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 1, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2169 (Beard) State agency rule review and reporting methods provided.

Chairman Lanning moved HF2169 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

Chairman Lanning moved the H2169A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee heard testimony on HF2169, as amended.
Representative Mike Beard
Lisa Frenette
Greta Gauthier, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2169 renewed his motion that HF2169 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1988 (Gunther) Truman; storm water project grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated

Representative Gunther moved that HF1988 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Capital Investment Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF1988.
Representative Bob Gunther
Monte Rohman, City Clerk, Truman
Greg Mitchell, Bolton & Menk, Inc.
Lynn Brownlee, Mayor, Truman

HF1988 was laid over for consideration at the next committee meeting.

The committee heard testimony on the SWIFT Accounting System.
Lori Mo, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Management and Budget
Tracy Hatch, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Jim Manion, SWIFT Project Director, Minnesota Department of Management and Budget

The committee heard testimony on the New Budget System.
Margaret Kelly, State Budget Director, Minnesota Department of Management and Budget
Michelle Weber, Project Director, Minnesota Department of Management and Budget

The committee heard testimony on Labor Contract Negotiations.
Jim Schowalter, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Management and Budget

The committee adjourned at 10:04 a.m.

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REP. MORRIE LANNING, CHAIR


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Peter Glessing
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

HF2161 (Nornes) Otter Tail County; city of Vergas aggregate tax imposition authorized.
HF1113 (McFarlane) Ramsey County; mortgage registry and deed tax expiration authority removed.
HF1242 (Doepke) Hennepin County; authority extended to impose a mortgage registry and deed tax.
HF1876 (Mahoney) Saint Paul; annual maximum debt extended and increased.
HF2283 (McElfatrick) Local government aid payment to cities modified.