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Government Operations and Elections Policy

THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 22, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ELECTION POLICY
MINUTES

Representative Sanders, Chair of the Government Operations and Election Policy, called the meeting to order at 10:19 AM on March 22, 2016 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SANDERS, Tim - Chair
PUGH, Cindy –Vice Chair
NASH, Jim
RUNBECK, Linda
YOUAKIM, Cheryl
THEIS, Tama
NELSON, Michael
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LAINE, Carolyn
SELCER, Yvonne
SCOTT, Peggy
HALVERSON, Laurie
ANDERSON, Chad

Member Excused:
FENTON, Kelly

ALBRIGHT, Tony
MULLERY, Joe

A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved to approve the minutes from March 17, 2016.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

HF3436 (Franson) Legislative Task Force on Child Care created, report required.

The following testified on HF3436:
Mary Franson – State Representative
Tracy Stengle – Child Care Provider
Barb Wagner – Minnesota Licensed Family Child Care Association Executive Director

Chair Sanders moved to re-refer HF3436 to the committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

HF978 (Zerwas) Genetic counselors licensed.

The following testified on HF978:
Nick Zerwas – State Representative

Chair Sanders moved to re-refer HF978 to Public Safety Policy and Finance Committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

HF2757 (Pugh) Land less than 20 acres from the fence-viewing process exemption by counties and cities authorized, and county and city fence policy authorized.

The following testified on HF2757:
Cindy Pugh – State Representative
Jeremy Barnhart – City of Orono Community Development Director



Representative Pugh moved to amend HF2757 (See attached amendment A16-0912)

THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Pugh moved to place HF2757, as amended, on the General Register.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

HF3024 (Runbeck) Board of Barber Examiners provisions modified, and rulemaking authorized.

The following testified on HF3024:
Linda Runbeck – State Representative
Thora Fisko – Minnesota Barbers Examiners Executive Secretary

Representative Runbeck moved to amend HF3024 (See attached amendment A16-0915)

THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED

Representative Runbeck moved to re-refer HF3024, as amended, to the State Government Finance committee.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

The committee adjourned at 11:04 AM.




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Representative Tim Sanders, Chair


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Committee Legislative Assistant, Nolan West
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF978 (Zerwas) - Genetic counselors licensed.
  • HF2757 (Pugh) - Cities authorized to exempt land less than 20 acres from the fence-viewing process, and cities authorized to adopt fence policies.
  • HF3024 (Runbeck) - Barber Examiners Board provisions modified, and rulemaking authorized.
  • HF3436 (Franson) - Child care legislative task force created, and report to legislature and governor required.
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Please note that the agenda has changed.