STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
Representative Westrom, Chair of the Civil Law Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:36 PM on February 28, 2011 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
WESTROM, Torrey, Chair
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve, Vice Chair
HOLBERG, Mary Liz
No members were excused.
A quorum was present.
Representative Scott moved to approve the minutes from February 23, 2011. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 501 (Runbeck) Interest arbitration factors specified.
Representative Runbeck moved that HF 501 be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.
Representative Runbeck moved to adopt the H0501A1
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
The committee heard testimony on HF501, as amended:
Representative Linda Runbeck
Ms. Laura Kushner, League of Minnesota Cities
Mr. Jeff Carlson, Lino Lakes City Administrator
Ms. Grace Kelliher, Minnesota School Boards Association
Mr. Brian Rice, Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis
Mr. Tom Thornberg, President of Minnesota Professional Firefighters
Ms. Mary Jo George, Minnesota Nurses Association
Ms. Judy Buhr, Education Minnesota
Mr. Dennis Flaherty, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
Ms. Julie Bleyhl, AFSCME Council 5
Vice Chair Drazkowski assumed the gavel at 2:07 P.M.
Chair Westrom reassumed the gavel at 2:10 P.M.
Representative Hilstrom moved to amend the motion that HF 501 be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register to a motion that HF 501, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee.
Representative Hilstrom requested a roll call vote. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.
The results of the roll call were as follows:
Representative Lesch Representative Westrom
Representative Hilstrom Representative Drazkowski
Representative Hilty Representative Gruenhagen
Representative Hortman Representative Holberg
Representative Mahoney Representative Hoppe
Representative Peterson Representative Mazorol
Representative Simon Representative Peppin
Representative Runbeck renewed her motion that HF 501, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to the General Register.
Representative Lesch requested a roll call vote. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The results of the roll call are as follows:
Representative Westrom Representative Lesch
Representative Drazkowski Representative Hilstrom
Representative Gruenhagen Representative Hilty
Representative Holberg Representative Hortman
Representative Hoppe Representative Mahoney
Representative Mazorol Representative Peterson
Representative Peppin Representative Simon
The meeting was adjourned at 12:18 PM.
REP. TORREY WESTROM, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant