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SIXTIETH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - March 08, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTIETH 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 8:21 a.m. on March 8, 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
MCELFATRICK, Carolyn
MELIN, Carly
MURPHY, Mary
MURRAY, Rich
SIMON, Steve
SLAWIK, Nora
STENSRUD, Kirk
URDAHL, Dean
WINKLER, Ryan
Member(s) excused:

GAUTHIER, Kerry

A quorum was present.

Representative Murray moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 6, 2012, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2261 (Dettmer) Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery burial eligibility expanded to included deceased allied Hmong-American or Lao-American veterans of the American Secret War in Laos.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF2261 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF2261.
Representative Bob Dettmer
Chue Tchang, National Chairman, SGU Veterans
Zachor Lee, Board Member, SGU Veterans
Zam Ntujtsab
Summer Keller, student, New Prague High School
Lindsey Sindelir, student, New Prague High School
Janae Hill, student, New Prague High School
Emily Geiger, student, New Prague High School
Kenara Collier, student, New Prague High School
Michael Yang, St. Paul
Jean Yee, Executive Director, Asian Pacific Housing Consortium

Representative Murphy requested a roll call on HF2261.

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2261 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

Roll Call Vote on HF 2261

AYE: LANNING, BENSON, KAHN, ANDERSON, BANAIAN, GUNTHER, LEIDIGER, LILLIE, LOHMER, MCELFATRICK, MELIN, MURPHY, MURRAY, SIMON, SLAWIK, STENSRUD, URDAHL, WINKLER

NAY: None

ABSENT: DOWNEY, GAUTHIER, GREENE

On a vote of 18 to 0 for HF2261, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2259 (Dettmer) Lawful gambling net profits for military marching, color guard, or honor guard units allowable per diem reimbursement increased.

Chairman Lanning moved that HF2259 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.

The committee heard testimony on HF2259.
Representative Bob Dettmer

Chairman Lanning renewed his motion that HF2259 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1031 (Stensrud) Legislative Coordinating Commission joint administrative services required to provide or arrange for the service to both the House of Representatives and Senate.

Representative Stensrud moved that HF1031 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee.

The committee heard testimony on HF1031.
Representative Kirk Stensrud

Representative Stensrud moved to change his original motion and moved that HF1031 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Government Operations and Elections Committee.

Representative Stensrud moved the H1031A2. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Winkler moved to orally amend the H1031A2 amendment: line 1.19 insert new sentence "The legislative coordinating commission must adopt a policy under this section by July 1, 2012." THE ORAL AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Stensrud renewed his motion that HF1031 be recommended to pass, as amended, and re-referred to the Government Operations and Elections Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 9:45 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:
  • HF2259 (Dettmer) - Lawful gambling net profits for military marching, color guard, or honor guard units allowable per diem reimbursement increased.
  • HF2261 (Dettmer) - Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery burial eligibility expanded to include deceased allied Hmong-American or Lao-American veterans of the American Secret War in Laos.
  • HF1031 (Stensrud) - Legislative Coordinating Commission; provisions modified governing the election of officers and the provision of services, and records retention policy established.
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