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TWELFTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 20, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
Chair, Representative Michael V. Nelson

MINUTES

Representative Nelson, Chair of Committee on Government Operations, called the meeting to order at 10:03am on February 20, 2013 in Room B of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Nelson, Chair
Freiberg, Vice Chair
Peppin, Lead
Dorholt
Drazkowski
Falk
Kahn
Lien
O'Driscoll
Pugh
Quam
Sanders
Winkler

Members Excused: Dill, Hansen

A quorum was present.

HD409 (Norton) Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided for; medical center development districts provided for; bonds and state assistance authorized; tax increment financing provided for within a medical center development district; funding provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.

Chair Nelson moved that HF409 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investments.

Testimony on HF409:
Dr. Patricia Simmons, Mayo Clinic
Mayor Ardell Brede, City of Rochester
Mike Krahn, Southeastern MN Building Trades
Bob Dunn, Hammes Company
Lynnette Crandall, Dorsey & Whitney

Chair Nelson laid the bill on the table for future consideration.

Chair Nelson moved to reconsider HF155. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF155 be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Testimony on HF155:
Bert Black, Office of the Secretary of State
Randy Jessup, USP Stores

Representative Drazkowski moved to amend HF155 (See attached H0155DE2 amendment)

Representative Freiberg requested a roll call vote.

Members Voting Aye
Peppin
Drazkowski
O’Driscoll
Pugh
Quam

Members Voting Nay
Nelson
Freiberg
Dorholt
Falk
Kahn
Lien
Winkler

THERE WERE 5 AYES AND 7 NAYS. THE MOTION FAILED.

Representative Kahn moved to amend HF155 (See attached H0155A1 amendment). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF155, as amended, be recommended to pass and placed on General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:37am.




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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair



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Tim Gabhart, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF409 (Norton) - Medical center development authority established and organization, powers, and duties provided; medical center development districts provided; issuance of revenue obligations, city bonds, and state assistance authorized; funding provided; and money appropriated.
  • HF155 (Runbeck) - Notaries public maximum fees increased.
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