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2021-2022 Regular Session - Thursday, April 28, 2022



Representative Sandra Masin, Chair of the Division on Local Government, called the virtual meeting to order at 8:30 AM on April 28th, 2022 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Members present:
Masin, Sandra, Chair
Elkins Steve, Vice Chair
Quam, Duane, Republican Lead
Berg, Kaela
Huot, John
Mekeland, Shane
Olson, Bjorn
Youakim, Cheryl

Boldon, Liz
A quorum was present.
Lead Quam moved that the minutes from March 30, 2022 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Masin moved that HF 1122 be laid over.
Representative Hornstein presented HF 1122, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the election of Metropolitan Council members.
• Myron Orfield, Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, University of Minnesota Law School
• Adrianna Jereb, MN350 Transit Justice Organizer
• Eric Berger
• Jarita Chen
• Will Stokes
• Mary Pattock
Chair Masin laid HF 1122 over.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:43 AM.
Representative Sandra Masin, Chair
Joshua Kilgard, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1122 (Hornstein) - Metropolitan Council member election provided.
House TV Video:
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02:06 - HF1122 (Hornstein) Metropolitan Council member election provided.
*This bill was heard for informational purposes; no action was taken.
Runs 1 hour, 13 minutes.

HF1122 (Hornstein) Metropolitan Council member election provided.
*This bill will be heard for informational purposes; no action will be taken.

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Public Testimony:
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