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SEVENTEENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 12, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 10:02am on March 12, 2013 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Nelson, Chair
Freiberg, Vice Chair
Peppin, Lead
Dill
Dorholt
Drazkowski
Falk
Hansen
Kahn
Lein
O'Driscoll
Pugh
Sanders
Theis
Winkler

A quorum was present.

HF745 (Erhardt) Municipalities authorized to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts, adoption of street improvement plan required, and collection of fees authorized.

Chair Nelson moved that HF745 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy.

Testimony on HF745:
Lee Gustafson, City Engineers Association of Minnesota
Jacob Millner, Minnesota Automobile Dealers Associations
Anne Finn, League of Minnesota Cities
Heather Seiterholm, League of Minnesota Cities
Jill Larson, Minnesota Business Partnership
Jeannie Fox, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF745 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy.

Representative Peppin requested a roll call vote.

Members Voting Aye:
Nelson
Freiberg
Dill
Dorholt
Falk
Hansen
Kahn
Lien
Winkler

Members Voting Nay:
Peppin
Drazkowski
O'Driscoll
Pugh
Sanders
Theis

THERE WERE 9 AYES AND 6 NAYS. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1219 (Hornstein) Metropolitan Airport Commission meetings with broad public interest required to be held outside of the airport security area.

Chair Nelson moved that HF1219 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy.

Representative Winkler moved to amend HF1219 as follows:

Page 1, line 9, delete everything before "must"
Page 1, line 11, delete everything after the period.
Page 1, delete line 12

Testimony on the HF1219 amendment:
Mitchell Kilain, Minnesota Airport Commission

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF1219, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1138 (Newton) Minnesota Code of Military Justice updated, and clarifying language provided.

Chair Nelson moved that HF1138 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Testimony on HF1138:
Don Kerr, Minnesota Department of Military Affairs

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF1138 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1320 (Anzelc) Mine inspector provisions and technical, clarifying, and other policy changes made.

Chair Nelson moved that HF1320 be recommended to pass and re-referred to Labor, Workplace, and Regulated Industries.

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF1320 (See attached H1320A1 amendment) THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF1320, as amended (See attached A13-0174 amendment)

Testimony on the A13-0174 amendment:
Joseph Austin, St Louis County

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to amend HF1320, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF1320, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Labor, Workplace, and Regulated Industries. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF1120 (Freiberg) Judicial review of contested case service on all parties required.

Rep. Freiberg moved that HF1120 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy.

Testimony on HF1120:
Honorable Judge Eric Lipman, Office of Administrative Hearings
Representative Freiberg renewed the motion that HF1120 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:35am.




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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:
  • HF745 (Erhardt) - Municipalities authorized to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts, adoption of street improvement plan required, and collection of fees authorized.
  • HF1138 (Newton) - Minnesota Code of Military Justice updated, and clarifying language provided.
  • HF1120 (Freiberg) - Judicial review of contested case service on all parties required.
  • HF1219 (Hornstein) - Metropolitan Airports Commission meetings with broad public interest required to be held outside of the airport security area.
  • HF1320 (Anzelc) - Mine inspector provisions and technical, clarifying, and other policy changes made.
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