STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH 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 on January 27, 2014 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Murphy, M., Chair
Newton, Vice Chair
Carlson, Ex Officio
Members excused: Freiberg, Howe, Kahn, Kresha, and O’Driscoll
A quorum was present
Call to order at 12:30 p.m.
Don Kerr, MN Department of Military Affairs
Curt Yoakum and Wayne Waslaski, MN Department of Administration
Joel Carlson and Barclay Kruse, MN Amateur Sports Commission
Jon Eichten and Wayne Waslaski, MN.IT
David Kelliher, MN Historical Society
Jeff Freeman, MN Public Facilities Authority
Mike McEhleny, MN Department of Veterans Affairs
Don Kerr, MN Department of Military Affairs, updated effects of Sequestration.
Margaret Kelly, Laurie Hansen, and Ann O’Brien, Minnesota Management and Budget, updated on Statewide Budget Systems Development, Enterprise Talent Management System, and Enterprise Human Resources Capacity MMB Assistant Commissioner, talent management.
Sia Her, Asian Pacific Minnesotans Council
AnnaMarie Hill, MN Indian Affairs Council
Edward McDonald, Council on Black Minnesotans
Hector Garcia, Chicano Latino Affairs Council
Mike McEhleny, MN Department of Veterans Affairs, updated on Health care IT improvements and CVSO’s.
Jon Eichten, MN.IT, discussed the new e-government advisory council and the status of expanded North Star/ on-line government information
Curt Yoakum, MN Department of Administration, updated on enterprise LEAD program, SmART (small agency resource team), and status of grant funding
Matt Massman and Terri Steenblock, MN Department of Revenue, discussed debit cards.
David Kelliher, MN Historical Society, discussed educational outreach, increased access to historical sites, and collections access.
For reference, we’ve included a list of 64 mandated reports that our office has received
Representative Nelson asked for adoption of the list of mandated reports, MOTION APPROVED, The report was ADOPTED.
Andrew Biggerstaff, House Research will be replacing Jim Cleary.
Chair Murphy announced there will be no meeting on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:44.The next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 26, 2014.
Representative Mary Murphy, Chair
Elizabeth Melander, Committee Legislative Assistant