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Government Operations and Elections Policy

FIFTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - January 28, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH 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 10:16 AM on January 28th 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
SELCER, Yvonne
SCOTT, Peggy
FENTON, Kelly
NELSON, Michael
O’DRISCOLL, Tim
LAINE, Carolyn

MULLERY, Joe
ALBRIGHT, Tony

A quorum was present.

Representative Theis moved to approve the minutes from January 22, 2015.

THE MOTION PREVAILED

HF 275 (O’Driscoll) Voter registration crimes prosecution procedures modified, and penalties for public employees who willfully commit voter registration crimes specified.

Testimony on HF 275 (O’Driscoll):

Tim O’Driscoll – State Representative
Nancy Haas – Minnesota County Attorney’s Association
Ben Schweigert – Hennepin County Attorney’s Association

HF 275 was laid over for possible inclusion to an omnibus elections bill.



The meeting was adjourned at 10:37 AM.









Representative Tim Sanders, Chair




Nolan West, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF275 (O'Driscoll) - Voter registration crimes prosecution procedures modified, and penalties for public employees who willfully commit voter registration crimes specified.