STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE MINUTES
Representative Mary Murphy, Chair of the Committee on Redistricting, called the virtual meeting to order at 9:00 AM on May 5th, 2022 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Murphy, Mary, CHAIR
Klevorn, Ginny, VICE CHAIR
Torkelson, Paul, Lead
Neu Brindley, Anne
A quorum was present.
Representative Klevorn moved to approve the minutes from December 9th, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Nicole Freeman, Government Relations Director for the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office, gave a summary of what the current processes are for local units of government to seek administrative changes to redistricting boundaries.
Vice Chair Klevorn assumed the gavel at 9:14 AM.
Representative Murphy moved that SF 4476 be recommended to be placed on the General Register.
Representative Murphy presented SF 4476:
Testifying on SF4476:
- Diane Lyman, Northfield Township
- Denise Anderson, Rice County
- Michelle May, Chippewa County
Representative Murphy presented the S4476A3 amendment.
Testifying on the S4476A3 amendment.
- Nicole Freeman, Government Relations Director, Secretary of State
Representative Murphy presented the S4476A4 amendment.
Testifying on the S4476A4 amendment:
- Kathrine Smith, Olmstead County
- Chris McCall, House DFL Redistricting Staff
Representative Murphy presented the S4476A2 amendment.
Testifying on the S4476A2:
- Matt Gehring, House Research
The committee recessed at 9:53 a.m.
The committee reconvened at 10:10 a.m.
Representative Murphy moved the S4476A3 amendment.
Representative Schultz stated she would abstain from voting on the S4476A3 amendment.
THE S4476A3 MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Murphy moved the S4476A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Vice Chair Klevorn noted that the S4476A4 amendment will not be voted on at this time.
Representative Murphy renewed the motion that SF 4476, as amended, be recommended to be placed on the General Register.
A roll call was taken:
There being 17 ayes, 0 nays, and 2 excusals, THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting adjourned at 10:22 A.M.
Representative Mary Murphy, Chair
Mick Borsari, Committee Legislative Assistant