STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH 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 12:36 March 12th, 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
Chair Murphy moved HF 1960
Representative Halverson presented HF 1960: Voting equipment purchase with Help America Vote Act grants deadline extended.
Public Testimony on HF 1960:
Debby Erickson, Minnesota Association of County Officers
Chair Murphy renewed her motion that HF 1960 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Freiberg moved HF 2091
Representative Freiberg presented HF 2091: State employee vacation donation to sick leave account use expanded.
Public Testimony on HF 2091:
Richard Kolodziejski, MAPE
Representative Freiberg renewed his motion that HF 2091 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Murphy moved SF 1952
Representative Lillie presented SF 1952: Labor agreements and compensation plans ratified.
Public Testimony on SF 1952:
Greg Hubinger, Executive Director, Legislative Coordinating Commission
Chair Murphy renewed her motion that SF 1952 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Newton moved HF 2812
Representative Newton presented HF 2812: Veterans’ Voices Month created.
Public Testimony on HF 2812:
Dr. David O’Fallon, Executive Director, MN Humanities Center
Trista Matticastello, Veterans’ Voices Program Officer
Ryan Else, Veteran
Representative Newton renewed his motion that HF 2812 be placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Dr. David O’Fallon, Executive Director, presented on overview of MN Humanities Center
Representative Nelson moved the minutes from the meeting on Monday, March 10, 2014. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:35. The next meeting will be held on Monday, March 17th, 2014.
Representative Mary Murphy, Chair
Elizabeth Melander, Committee Legislative Assistant