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TWELFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 12, 2021

TWELFTH MEETING – State Government Finance & Elections Committee
2021-2022 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE & ELECTIONS COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair of the Committee, called the virtual State Government Finance & Elections Committee meeting to order at 8:30 AM, February 12, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was conducted over Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services and Facebook Live.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
BAHNER, Kristin
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane

A quorum was present.

Representative Elkins moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 11, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF300 be referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy.

HF300 (Huot); Establishing a Capitol flag program for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty; providing a Capitol flag program study and pilot program.

The following testified on HF300:
The Honorable John Huot, State Representative
Shawn Stoermann, Commander, Minnesota EMS Honor Guard
T. John Cunningham, President, Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association
Chris Guevin, Director of Facilities Management Division, Department of Administration

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to refer HF300 to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance & Policy.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
BAHNER, Kristin
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane

With a vote of 13 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF152 be referred to the General Register.

HF152 (Jordan); Designating the state fire museum.

The following testified on HF152:
The Honorable Sydney Jordan, State Representative
Tom Brace, Chair, Bill and Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall and Museum
Nyle Zikmund, Treasurer, Bill and Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall and Museum

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to refer HF152 to the General Register.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
BAHNER, Kristin
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane

NAYS
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve

With a vote of 12 AYES and 1 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF832 be referred to the Committee on Commerce Finance & Policy.

HF832 (Kotyza-Witthuhn); State Lottery; making name of a lottery prize winner private.

The following testified on HF832:
The Honorable Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn, State Representative
Adam Prock, Executive Director, Minnesota Lottery

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to refer HF832 to the Committee on Commerce Finance & Policy.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
BAHNER, Kristin
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne
PELOWSKI, Gene
QUAM, Duane

With a vote of 13 AYES and 0 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting adjourned at 9:21 AM.






Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair



Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF300 (Huot) - Capitol flag program established for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty.
  • HF152 (Jordan) - Bill and Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall and Museum designated as state fire museum.
  • HF832 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) - Lottery prize winner name made private.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:59 - HF300 (Huot) Capitol flag program established for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty, and Capitol flag program study and pilot program provided.
28:36 - HF152 (Jordan) Bill and Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall and Museum designated as state fire museum.
42:45 - HF832 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) State lottery prize winner name privacy establishment.

Runs 52 minutes


HF300 (Huot) Capitol flag program established for families of military service members and first responders who die in the line of duty, and Capitol flag program study and pilot program provided.

HF152 (Jordan) Bill and Bonnie Daniels Firefighters Hall and Museum designated as state fire museum.

HF832 (Kotyza-Witthuhn) State lottery prize winner name privacy establishment.

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

TESTIFYING: If you would like to testify or submit written testimony, please email the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing. Testimony will be limited and as time permits, therefore written testimony is encouraged. Please plan accordingly.

HANDOUTS: Handouts must be in PDF format with Optical Character Recognition ability and emailed to the committee administrator at amanda.rudolph@house.mn no later than 5 p.m. the business day before the hearing.

VIEW HEARING: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

DOCUMENTS: Meeting documents may be found on the State Government Finance and Policy Committee webpage, https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/committees/home/92009

ACCESSIBILITY: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

RULE 10.01: Meetings are held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm