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TWENTY-FIRST MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 20, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIRST 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 10:04am on March 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
Hansen
Kahn
Lien
O'Driscoll
Pugh
Sanders
Theis
Winkler

Members excused: Dill

A quorum was not present.

HF758 (Albright) Adult basic education program representative added to the Workforce Development Council

A quorum was present at 10:07am.

Chair Nelson moved that HF758 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy.

Testimony on HF758:
Eric Nesseim, Minnesota Literacy Action Network

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF758 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF338 (Bly) Eminent domain provisions modified with respect to electric power utilities, and property rights ombudsman established

Chair Nelson moved that HF338 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules.

Testimony on HF338:
Phillip "Rod" Crass

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF338 (See attached H0338A4 amendment). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF338, as amended (See attached H0338A5 amendment).

Chair Nelson incorporated a friendly oral amendment to the H0338A5 amendment as follows:

On Page 1, line 1.6, delete "Commerce", insert "Agriculture"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS INCORPORATED, WAS ADOPTED.

Testimony on HF338, as amended:
Julie Schwartz
Dave Mennar
Bradley Lindberg
Dan Lescher, CapX2020
Pat Mahlberg, CapX2020

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF338 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:32am




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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:
  • HF338 (Bly) - Eminent domain provisions modified with respect to electric power utilities.
  • HF758 (Albright) - Adult basic education program representative added to the Workforce Development Council.
Documents:

Other bills may be added to the agenda