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TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 18, 2021

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

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH 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, March 18, 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 Koznick moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on March 16, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF903 be referred to the General Register.

HF903 (Becker-Finn); Establishing government-to-government relationship with Minnesota Tribal Nations.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H0903DE2. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF903, as amended:
The Honorable Jamie Becker-Finn, State Representative
Robert Larsen, President, Lower Sioux Indian Community / Chair, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Shannon Geshick, Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
Levi Brown, Director of Tribal Affairs, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to refer HF903, as amended, to the General Register.

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 HF447 be rereferred to the Committee on Health Finance & Policy.

HF447 (Acomb); Requiring no-cost diagnostic services and testing following a mammogram.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H0447A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The following testified on HF447, as amended:
The Honorable Patty Acomb, State Representative

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to refer HF447, as amended, to the Committee on Health Finance & Policy.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYES
NELSON, Michael V. - Chair
CARLSON, Andrew - Vice Chair
BAHNER, Kristin
ELKINS, Steve
GREENMAN, Emma
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
MASIN, Sandra
PELOWSKI, Gene

NAYS
NASH, Jim - Minority Lead
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
NEU BRINDLEY, Anne

ABSTAIN
QUAM, Duane

With a vote of 9 AYES, 3 NAYS, and 1 ABSTAIN, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Nelson moved HF1488 be referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law.

HF1488 (Scott); Reestablishing a Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data privacy.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H1488A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Chair Nelson moved Amendment H1488A2. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED,

The following testified on HF1488, as amended:
The Honorable Peggy Scott, State Representative

Chair Nelson renewed the motion to refer HF1488, as amended, to the Committee on Judiciary Finance & Civil Law.

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 HF2029 be held over for possible inclusion in a Committee Omnibus bill.

HF2029 (Nelson, M.); Changing the deadline for the November forecast.

Chair Nelson held HF2029 over for possible inclusion in a Committee Omnibus bill.

Chair Nelson moved HF2030 be held over for possible inclusion in a Committee Omnibus bill.

HF2030 (Nelson, M.); Modifying the uses of a positive general fund balance.

Chair Nelson held HF2030 over for possible inclusion in a Committee Omnibus bill.

The meeting adjourned at 9:33 AM.






Representative Michael V. Nelson, Chair



Sydney Spreck, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF903 (Becker-Finn) - Government-to-government relationship with Minnesota Tribal Nations established.
  • HF2029 (Nelson) - November forecast deadline changed.
  • HF2030 (Nelson) - Positive general fund balance use modified.
  • HF447 (Acomb) - No-cost diagnostic services and testing following a mammogram required.
  • HF1488 (Scott) - Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy reestablished.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:09 - HF903 (Becker-Finn) Government-to-government relationship with Minnesota Tribal Nations established.
24:17 - HF447 (Acomb) No-cost diagnostic services and testing following a mammogram required.
41:56 - HF1488 (Scott) Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy reestablished.
59:13 - HF2029 (Nelson, M.) November forecast deadline modification.
1:01:03 - HF2030 (Nelson, M.) Positive general fund balance use modification.



HF903 (Becker-Finn) Government-to-government relationship with Minnesota Tribal Nations established.
***Vote on HF903 (Becker-Finn) no later than 9 a.m.****

HF447 (Acomb) No-cost diagnostic services and testing following a mammogram required.
***Vote on HF447 (Acomb) no later than 9:20 a.m.****

HF1488 (Scott) Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy reestablished.
***Vote on HF1488 (Scott) no later than 9:40 a.m.****

HF2029 (Nelson, M) November forecast deadline modification.
***Vote on HF2029 Nelson, M) no later than 9:47 a.m.****

HF2030 (Nelson, M) Positive general fund balance use modification.
***Vote on HF2030 (Nelson, M) no later than 9:55 a.m.****

*Agenda items may be added or removed.
**Amendment deadline has been extended to 5 pm, the business day before the hearing.**

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.

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

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

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. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

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