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Government Operations and Elections Policy

FIRST MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - January 14, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST 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 10:22 AM on January 14th 2015, 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
HALVERSON, Laurie
YOUAKIM, Cheryl
THEIS, Tama

SCOTT, Peggy
FENTON, Kelly
NELSON, Michael
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LAINE, Carolyn



Excused:

MULLERY, Joe
ALBRIGHT, Tony

A quorum was present.

Chair Sanders invited committee members and staff to introduce themselves.

The committee heard a presentation from the MN Sports Facilities Authority.

Testifying: Michele Kelm-Helgen - Chair

The committee heard a presentation from the Department of Administration.

Testifying: Matt Scherer – Legislative Director
Lenora Madigan – Assistant Commissioner

The committee heard a presentation from Minnesota Information Technology.

Testifying: Jon Eichten – Legislative Director

The committee heard a presentation from the Public Utilities Commission

Testifying: Dan Wolf – Executive Director
George Beck – Chair

The committee heard a presentation from MNSure

Testifying: Scott Leitz – CEO
Larry Johnson – Director of Government Relations

The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 AM









Representative Tim Sanders, Chair




Nolan West, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..


Member and committee staff introductions
Committee rules
Department Introductions
-Department of Administration - Matt Scherer, Legislative Director
-Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board - Gary Goldsmith, Executive Director
-MN.IT - Jon Eichten, Legislative Director
-Public Utilities Commission - Beverly Jones Heydinger, Chair, Dan Wolf, Executive Secretary
-MN Sports Facilities Authority - Michele Kelm-Helgen
-MNSure - Scott Leitz, CEO, Larry Johnson, Director of Government Relations