STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTEENTH 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 12:35 March 13, 2013 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
Rep. Bernardy moved HF 576 for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Omnibus Bill.
Representative Bernardy presented on HF 576 (Bernardy) Secretary of State authorized to solicit funds.
Rep. Bernardy discussed amendment H0576DE2
Public Testimony on HF 576 and H0576DE2:
Beth Fraser, Director of Governmental Affairs, Office of Secretary of State
Rep. Bernardy is withdrew H0576DE2 amendment to HF 576.
Rep. Bernardy moved A13-0231
amendment to HF 576, discussion continued.
Rep. Bernardy moved A13-0231 amendment. MOTION PREVAILED. AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Rep. Bernardy renewed the motion that HF 576 as amended, would be laid over for possible inclusion on the State Government Finance Omnibus Bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Simon moved HF 253 be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Omnibus Bill.
Representative Simon presented HF 253 (Simon) State auditor enterprise fund created, and money appropriated.
Public Testimony on HF 253:
Matt Lindemann, Director of Budget, Finance and Technology, Office of State Auditor
Rep. Benson moved amendment H0253A1
Rep. Benson requests a roll call vote on his amendment H0253A1.
Members voting AYE:
Dettmer, Benson, Howe, Kresha, Leidiger, O'Driscoll, Wills
Members voting NAY:
Murphy, Bernardy, Dehn, Freiberg, Kahn, Nelson, Persell, Sawatzky, Simon
THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL (7-9).
Rep. Simon renewed his motion that HF 253 be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Simon presented HF 279 (Simon) JOBZ and business subsidy agreement audit requirements modified.
Rep. Persell moved HF 651 for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Omnibus Bill.
Representative Persell presented HF 651 (Persell) Accounting software development and updating provided for, and money appropriated.
Public Testimony on HF 651:
Kent Sulem, MN Assn of Townships
Matt Lindemann, Director of Budget, Finance, and Technology, Office of State Auditor
Chair Murphy renewed Rep. Persell motion that HF 651 be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance Omnibus Bill.
Rep. Dettmer moved HF 88
Representative Dettmer presented HF 88 (Dettmer) Rehabilitation presumption established through a person's honorable military service following a prior offense.
Public Testimony on HF88:
Trista Matascastilo, Veteran
Rep. Dettmer offered an oral amendment to HF88:
Page 2, line 2.16, strike "felony"
THE MOTION IS ADOPTED
Rep. Dettmer renewed the motion that HF 88, as amended, be recommended to pass and sent to general register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Rep. Persell moved that HF 903 be recommended to pass and referred to the committee on ways and means.
Representative Persell presented HF 903 Beltrami County; veterans home established.
Rep. Persell moved amendment 903A2. THE MOTION PREVAILED.AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Public Testimony on HF 903 as amended:
Michael Gallucci, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Rep. Persell offered a technical amendment to the title, delete "establishing" and insert "authorizing" THE MOTION PREVAILED. AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Persell renewed the motion that HF903 as amended be recommended to pass and be referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PERVAILED.
Rep. Newton moved approval of the minutes from the meeting of Monday, March 4, 2013, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 and Monday, March 11, 2013. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:04 PM.
Representative Mary Murphy, Chair
Elizabeth Melander, Committee Legislative Assistant