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FIFTY-THIRD MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 11, 2020

FIFTY-THIRD MEETING – State Government Finance Division
2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair of the State Government Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:00 AM, March 11, 2020 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NELSON, Michael V. Chair
KLEVORN, Ginny Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony GOP Lead
ACOMB, Patty
ELKINS, Steve
FREIBERG, Mike
GREEN, Steve
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
KIEL, Debra
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane

Members excused:
HERTAUS, Jerry
NASH, Jim
VOGEL, Bob

A quorum was present.

Representative Freiberg moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 10, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Elkins moved HF983 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means.

HF983 (Elkins); Authorizing jurisdictions to adopt rank-choice voting; establishing procedures for adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting; allowing municipalities to use electronic voting systems with a reallocation feature; authorizing rulemaking.

The following testified on HF983:
The Honorable Steve Elkins, State Representative
Jim Dorsey, Board Member, FairVote Minnesota
Maureen Reed, Board Member, FairVote Minnesota
Shawn Nelson, Member, Bloomington City Council
Michael Holt, Saint Paul Resident

Representative Elkins renewed the motion that HF983 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Quam moved HF3119 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means.

HF3119 (Quam); Establishing the SAVI program for state agencies to encourage innovation and cost savings.

The following testified on HF3119:
The Honorable Duane Quam, State Representative

Representative Quam renewed the motion that HF3119 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 8:57 AM.





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Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair



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Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3119 (Quam) - State agency value initiative (SAVI) program established for state agencies to encourage innovation and cost saving.
  • HF983 (Elkins) - Elections; ranked-choice voting adoption by jurisdictions authorized; adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting procedures established; electronic voting systems with reallocation feature use by municipalities allowed; and rulemaking authorized.
House TV Video:
View Archive

00:33 - HF983 (Elkins) Elections; ranked-choice voting adoption by jurisdictions authorized; adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting procedures established; electronic voting systems with reallocation feature use by municipalities allowed; and rulemaking authorized.
38:55 - HF3119 (Quam) State agency value initiative (SAVI) program established for state agencies to encourage innovation and cost saving.
Runs 55 minutes.


I. HF 3119 (Quam) State Agency Value Initiative created and funded

II. HF 983 (Elkins) Rank Choice Voting authorized for townships, cities, counties and school districts