STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS & VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Representative Kathy Tingelstad, Chair of the Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Committee, called the twenty first meeting to order at 10:26 am on Tuesday, March 08, 2005, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
TINGELSTAD, Kathy, Chair
A Quorum was present.
10:27:14 AM Representative Dan Severson moved the approval of the minutes of Thursday, March 3, 2005. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF1044 (Garofalo) relating to the Metropolitan Council; requiring the Metropolitan Council to carry out metropolitan area water supply planning activities; establishing an advisory committee to assist the council in carrying out the planning activities; abolishing the housing bond credit enhancement program; providing for continued debt reserve and levy authority for bonds issued under the program before its abolishment; providing for the use of available funds from the abolished housing bond credit enhancement program for the council's metropolitan area water supply planning activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 473.197, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 473.156; 473.197, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5.
10:27:52 AM Representative Tingelstad moved that HF1044 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
10:28:05 AM Representative Tingelstad moved the H1044A2 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
10:28:30 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1044:
Representative Pat Garofalo
Judd Schetnan, Metropolitan Council
Keith Buttleman, Metropolitan Council
Beth Wickstrom-Anderson, Metropolitan Council
10:29:54 AM Representative Tingelstad made a motion to incorporate the following language into the H1044A2 Amendment:
Page 1, line 11, delete "with
" insert "when
10:31:20 AM Representative Tingelstad moved to amend HF1044 as follows:
Page 3, line 6, delete "with the term of the Governor
" insert, "December 31, 2007
10:34:23 AM Representative Tingelstad withdrew her oral amendment.
10:34:26 AM Representative Mahoney moved to amend HF1044 as follows:
Page 3, line 5, delete "and their terms
Page 3, line 6, delete "end with the term of the Governor
THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
10:58:10 AM Representative Tingelstad welcomed the visitors from Milaca High School, Milaca, MN, who were participants in the Capitol Historic Site’s “Voice of the People: Your Role in Minnesota Government” tour and educational program.
10:59:31 AM Representative Tingelstad renewed her motion that HF1044 be passed as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.
HF1394 (Soderstrom) relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a plaque in the court of honor on the capitol grounds to honor the veterans of the Persian Gulf War.
11:00:09 AM Representative Tingelstad moved that HF1394 be passed and be sent to the General Register.
11:00:24 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1394:
Representative Judy Soderstrom
Terry Logan, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
11:03:29 AM Representative Tingelstad renewed her motion that HF1394 be passed and be re-referred to the Committee on Rules. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS PASSED.
11:04:37 AM Representative Hoppe assumed the gavel at 11:04AM.
HF1340 (Tingelstad) relating to state government; adding an ex officio member to the Indian Affairs Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.922, subdivision 1.
11:05:42 AM Representative Tingelstad moved that HF1340 be passed and sent to the General Register.
11:06:03 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF1340:
Representative Kathy Tingelstad
Joe Day, Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
11:08:42 AM Representative Tingelstad renewed her motion that HF1340 be passed and sent to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL PASSED.
11:09:37 AM Representative Tingelstad assumed the gavel at 11:09AM.
HF858 (Wardlow) relating to state government; renaming the State Office Building as the Edward A. Burdick State Office Building.
11:09:55 AM Representative Wardlow moved that HF858 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.
11:10:23 AM The following witnesses testified regarding HF858:
Representative Lynn Wardlow
11:18:12 AM Representative Liebling moved to amend HF858 as follows:
Page 1, line 3 and 9, delete "State
THE MOTION DID NOT PREVIAL AND THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.
11:49:01 AM Representative Wardlow renewed his motion that HF858 be passed and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL PASSED.
11:51:34 AM The meeting was adjourned at 11:51 AM.
REP. KATHY TINGELSTAD, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant