STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & ELECTIONS POLICY
Representative O’Driscoll, Chair of the Government Operations and Elections Policy, began the meeting at 8:15AM on May 12th, 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
O’DRISCOLL, Tim - Chair
PUGH, Cindy - Vice Chair
Representative Peterson called the meeting to order at 8:15AM. A quorum was present.
Representative Sandstede moved to approve the minutes of April 4th. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF565 (O'Driscoll) Public retirement various provisions modified.
Representative O’Driscoll moved that HF565 come before the committee and be referred to the State Government Finance Committee.
Representative O’Driscoll testified regarding HF565.
Representative O’Driscoll moved the S0545-12A amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative O’Driscoll moved the H0565-1A amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative O’Driscoll moved the H0565-2A amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Susan Lenczewski and Rachel Barth of the Legislative Commission of Pensions and Retirement presented a summary of the Pension Commission proposals.
The following testified regarding HF565:
Laurie Hacking, Executive Director, Teacher Retirement Association,
Jay Stoffel, Deputy Executive Director, Teacher Retirement Association,
Julie Bleyhl, AFSCME, Public Employee Pension Coalition,
Rodney Rowe, Secretary-Treasurer, Education Minnesota,
Doug Anderson, Executive Director, Public Employee Retirement Association,
Grace Keliher, Director, Minnesota School Board Association,
Gary Amoroso, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of School Administrators,
Jill Schurtz, Executive Director, St. Paul Teachers Association,
Brian Rice, Minnesota Professional Firefighters,
Gary Carlson, League of Minnesota Cities,
Dave Johnson, MMRA, Minneapolis Municipal Retirement Association,
Lonny Duberstein, Retired Educators Association of Minnesota,
Keith Carlson, Minnesota Inter-County Association, Minnesota Association of Counties.
Chair O’Driscoll renewed the motion that HF565, as amended, be re-referred to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:50AM.
Representative Tim O’Driscoll, Chair
Steve Barthel, Committee Legislative Assistant