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THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 19, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH 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 19, 2014 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
Lien
O'Driscoll
Pugh
Sanders
Theis
Winkler

A quorum was present.

HF2852 (Dill) Game and fish laws modified, vehicle use for hunting provisions modified, oversight committee provisions modified, wildlife management area provisions modified, license provisions and fees modified, taking wild animal provisions modified, nonlethal hazing of Canada geese authorized, disability-related angling and hunting licenses and special permits modified, driver’s license, Minnesota identification card designations provided, obsolete language updated and eliminated, prior appropriations modified, general permit issuance required, and report required.

Representative Dill moved that HF2852 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance.

Testimony on HF2852:
Bob Meier, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Representative Dill renewed the motion that HF2852 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2840 (Fritz) Rice County; real and personal property sale authorized

Chair Nelson moved that HF2840 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Testimony on HF2840:
Steve Pribyl, Chief Executive Officer, District 1 Hospital

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF2840 (See attached H2840DE2 amendment). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF2840, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3081 (Clark) Culturally and linguistically accessible resource task force created for Asian-Pacific women and their children seeking independence from exploitative, abusive, and dangerous circumstances; and report required

Chair Nelson moved that HF3081 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Testimony on HF3081:
Sia Her, Minnesota Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Jocelyn Ancheta, Minnesota Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Ly Vang, Minnesota Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Jean Lee, President, Executive Director, Children’s Hope International

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF3081 (See attached H3081A1 amendment). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF3081, as amended, as follows:

Page 1, line 1.10, after “taskforce”, insert “of 10 members”

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF3081, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2970 (Anzelc) Grand Rapids Central School Commission creation authorization repealed

Chair Nelson moved that HF2970 be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2762 (Uglem) Cosmetology Board Examiners changes made and exempt rulemaking authorized

Chair Nelson moved that HF2762 be recommended to be re-referred to Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy.

Testimony on HF2762:
Gina Strauss, Executive Director, Cosmetology Board

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF2762 (See attached H2762A1 amendment). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF2762, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The gavel was passed to Vice Chair Freiberg at 11:12am.

HF3041 (Nelson) Revenue Department and state debt collection obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws removed

Chair Nelson moved that HF3041 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Testimony on HF3041:
Terri Steenblock, Minnesota Department of Revenue

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF3041 be recommended to be re-referred to the committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The gavel was passed to Chair Nelson at 11:16am.

HF3043 (Allen) Cemetery property transfer to tribal cemetery association authorized by local government

Chair Nelson moved that HF3043 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.

Testimony on HF3043:
Jamie Edwards, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Chair Nelson moved to amend HF3043 (See attached H3043DE1 amendment). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF3043, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:23am.




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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:
  • HF2762 (Uglem) - Board of Cosmetologist Examiners changes made, and expedited rulemaking required.
  • HF3041 (Nelson) - Revenue Department and state debt collection obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws removed.
  • HF3043 (Allen) - Cemetery property transfer to tribal cemetery association authorized by local governments.
  • HF3081 (Clark) - Asian-Pacific women and their children seeking independence from exploitative, abusive, and dangerous circumstances; culturally and linguistically accessible resource task force created, and report required.
  • HF2970 (Anzelc) - Grand Rapids Central School Commission creation authorization repealed.
  • HF2840 (Fritz) - District One Hospital authorized to sell real and personal property, and hospital district dissolution provided.
  • HF2852 (Dill) - Omnibus game and fish bill.
Documents:

Other bills will likely be added.