THIRTY-SECOND MEETING – Government Operations
2019-2020 Regular Session
STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
Representative Mike Freiberg, Chair of the Government Operations Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:46 a.m. on February 25, 2020 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
FREIBERG, Mike – Chair
SAUKE, Duane –Vice Chair
A quorum was present.
Representative Elkins moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 20th, 2020 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Freiberg moved HF3429 be referred to the State Government Finance Committee.
HF3429 (Dehn); Elections; various technical and policy changes made.
Representative Sauke moved HF3429A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Elkins moved HF3429A3. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Dehn presented the bill.
The following testified on HF 3429:
Samm Bonawitz, Office of the Secretary of State
Ginny Gelms, Hennepin County
Representative Freiberg renewed the motion to refer HF3429 as amended to the State Government Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
At 10:01, Rep. Sauke assumed the gavel.
Representative Freiberg moved HF3006 be referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
HF3006 (Freiberg); Eliminate required legislative approval for spending federal Help America Vote Act funding.
Representative Nash moved HF3006A1.
Representative Nash requested a roll call.
Representative Nash withdrew his request for a roll call.
Representative Nash renews his motion to adopt HF3006A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Freiberg presented the bill.
The following testified on HF3006:
The Honorable Steve Simon, Secretary of State
Representative Freiberg renewed the motion to refer HF3006 as amended to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
At 10:20am, Rep. Freiberg assumed the gavel.
Representative Bahner moved HF2766 be referred to the Rules Committee.
HF2766 (Bahner); Gender-neutral terms provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.
Representative Bahner presented the bill.
The following testified on HF2766:
Kristin Trapp, Minnesota Law School
Heather Allison, ERA MN
Representative Bahner renewed the motion to refer HF2766 as amended to the Rules Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Meeting was adjourned at 10:30am.
CHAIR, Mike Freiberg Committee Legislative Assistant