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FIFTY-SECOND MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 10, 2020

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

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTY-SECOND 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 10, 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
HERTAUS, Jerry
HUOT, John
JORDAN, Sydney
KIEL, Debra
LIPPERT, Todd
LONG, Jamie
MASIN, Sandra
OLSON, Liz
QUAM, Duane
VOGEL, Bob

Members excused:
NASH, Jim

A quorum was present.

Representative Huot moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 5, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF3356 be referred to the General Register.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment 3356A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

HF3356 (Sauke); Changing a provision for publication in the State Register; changing the date for the annual report on events held in the Capitol building.

The following testified on HF3356:
The Honorable Duane Sauke, State Representative
Erin Campbell, Assistant Commissioner, Facilities and Enterprise Services, Minnesota Department of Administration

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF3356, as amended, be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF11 be rereferred to the General Register.

HF11 (Lesch); Providing for earned sick and safe time; appropriating money; authorizing rulemaking; imposing civil penalties; requiring reports.

The following testified on HF11:
The Honorable John Lesch, State Representative
Dori Leland, Enterprise Director, Compensation and Classification, Minnesota Management and Budget

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF11 be rereferred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF505 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means.

HF505 (Fischer); creating a task force to study the design of the state flag.
The following testified on HF505:
The Honorable Peter Fischer, State Representative
Thomas Atkins, Student, University of Minnesota
Jack Kalkman, Student, Michigan Technological University

Chair Nelson renewed the motion that HF505 be rereferred to the Committee on Ways & Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF4190 be held over for further consideration.

HF4190 (Petersburg); Appropriating money for restoration of the honey house and shed at Hofmann Apiaries.

The following testified on HF4190:
The Honorable John Petersburg, State Representative
Joan Mooney, Executive Director, Programs and Research, Waseca County Historical Society
David Kelliher, Director of Government Relations, Minnesota Historical Society

Chair Nelson held HF4190 for further consideration.

The meeting adjourned at 9:05 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:
  • HF3356 (Sauke) - State Register publication provisions changed, and Capitol building event annual report date changed.
  • HF11 (Lesch) - Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF505 (Fischer) - State flag design task force created.
  • HF4190 (Petersburg) - Waseca County; Hofmann Apiaries honey house and wax shed restoration funding provided, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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00:31 - HF3356 (Sauke) State Register publication provisions changed, and Capitol building event annual report date changed.
05:40 - HF11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided, rulemaking authorized, civil penalties imposed, reports required, and money appropriated (pending referral from the House Floor).
11:23 - HF505 (Fischer) State flag design task force created.
37:55 - HF4190 (Petersburg) Waseca County; Hofmann Apiaries honey house and wax shed restoration funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 55 minutes.


I. HF 3356 (Sauke) State Register publication provisions changed

II. HF 11 (Lesch) Earned sick and safe time provided - discussion will focus on the cost to Minnesota Management and Budget (Pending referral from the House Floor)

III. HF 505 (Fischer) State Flag design task force created

IV. HF 4190 (Petersburg) Hofmann Apiaries honey house and wax shed restoration funding provided