STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Nash called the meeting to order at 1:09 PM, March 23, 2017 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
ANDERSON, Sarah Chair
NASH, Jim Vice Chair
JOHNSON, Sheldon DFL Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Lillie moved the minutes from March 17, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Anderson assumed the gavel at 1:10 PM.
HF 2196 (Jessup) - Political committee sale of goods or services requirements provided.
HF 2196 was heard on an informational basis.
The following testified on HF 2196:
Representative Randy Jessup
Jeff Sigurdson, Executive Director, Campaign Finance Board
Representative O’Driscoll moved that HF 1697 come before the committee and be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.
HF 1697 (O’Driscoll) - Voting equipment grant program provided, reports required, and money appropriated.
The following testified on HF 1697:
Representative Tim O’Driscoll
Steve Simon, Secretary of State
Debby Erickson, Crow Wing County Auditor-Treasurer
Jeff Mergen, Stearns County Commissioner
Randy Schreifels, Stearns County Auditor/Treasurer
Ruth Simpson, Minnesota Association of Townships
Representative O’Driscoll renewed his motion for HF 1697 be laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.
HF 1697 was laid over for possible inclusion in the State Government Finance omnibus bill.
HF 1969 (Thissen) - State auditor authority to bill for services repealed, State Auditor Office funding from the general fund provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1969 was heard on an informational basis.
The following testified on HF 1969:
Representative Paul Thissen
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor
The meeting was adjourned at 11:42 AM.
Representative Sarah Anderson, Chair
Sam Moyer, Committee Legislative Assistant