STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
Chair, Representative Mary Murphy
Representative Murphy, Chair of Committee on State Government Finance and Veterans Affairs, called the meeting to order at 12:30 March 5, 2014 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Murphy, M., Chair
Newton, Vice Chair
A quorum was present
Meeting called to order at 12:30 pm
Chair Murphy moved HF 2447
Representative Falk presented HF 2447: Employers required to provide veterans time off for Veterans Day
Public Testimony on HF 2447:
Stephanie Vorvick, Veterans Benefits Coordinator, Chippewa County
Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF 2447 be re-referred to the Committee on Labor, Workplace and Regulated Industries. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Dettmer moved HF 2233
Representative Dettmer moved H2233A1
amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Dettmer presented HF 2233: Federal subtractions modified, and military retirement subtraction created.
Public Testimony on HF 2233:
Ralph Donais, Chair, United Veterans Legislative Council of MN
Representative Dettmer renewed his motion that HF 2233, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative O’Driscoll moved HF 2478
Representative O’Driscoll moved H2478A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative O’Driscoll moved H2478DE1
amendment, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative O’Driscoll presented HF 2478: Veterans in Crisis, Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute.
Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion that HF 2478, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Nelson moved HF 2665
Representative Nelson presented HF 2665: Military affairs obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws removed.
Public Testimony on HF 2665:
Don Kerr, Executive Director of MN Department of Military Affairs
Representative Lesch offered an oral amendment:
Line 1.7 delete 191.08; after 192.21 insert and
Line 1.8 delete 192.54; and 192.66,
THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Nelson renewed his motion that HF 2665, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Freiberg amended the minutes of Feb. 26th. The MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Newton moved the minutes of
The meeting was adjourned at 2:00. The next meeting will be held on Monday, March 10th, 2014.
Representative Mary Murphy, Chair
Elizabeth Melander, Committee Legislative Assistant