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Rules and Legislative Administration


2023-2024 Regular Session - Thursday, March 9, 2023


Rules and Legislative Administration Committee Minutes

Representative Jamie Long, Chair of the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, called the meeting to order at 10:10 am on Thursday, March 9, 2023 in the State Office Building Basement Hearing Room.

Members present:
Chair – Long, Jamie
VC – Hollins, Athena
Republican Lead –Demuth, Lisa
Engen, Elliot
Howard, Michael
Jordan, Sydney
Lillie, Leon
Nash, Jim
Olson, Liz
O’Neill, Marion
Pelowski, Gene
Robbins, Kristin
Torkelson, Paul
Wolgamott, Dan

Member excused:
Huot, John
Moller, Kelly

A quorum was present.

Vice Chair Hollins moved the minutes from March 7, 2023. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Long moved to refer HF2680 to the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Long moved to refer HF2679 to the Committee on Agriculture Finance and Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:11 am.

Athena Hollins, Vice Chair

Isabel Rolfes, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Re-referral of governor's budget bills:.
00:54 - HF2680 (Stephenson) Department of Commerce biennial budget established; various insurance governing provisions modified; strengthen Minnesota homes program established; money transmitters regulated; energy, renewable energy, and utility regulation governing provisions established and modified; state competitiveness fund established; technical changes made; penalties established; administrative rulemaking authorized; reports required; and money appropriated.
01:12 - HF2679 (Vang) Department of Agriculture, Board of Animal Health, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, and Office of Broadband Development budgets established; money transferred to border-to-border broadband fund account; policy and technical changes made to agriculture provisions; fees modified; accounts created; reports required; civil penalties provided; and money appropriated.
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1. Welcome and Call to Order

2. Approval of the Minutes – Tuesday, March 7th

3. Re-referral of Governor’s budget bills

HF2680: Dept of Commerce budget bill (Stephenson)
HF2679: Dept of Agriculture budget bill (Vang)

NOTE: The jurisdiction of the Rules Committee for HF2680 and HF2679 only extends to their recommendation for a re-referral to their committee of primary jurisdiction, pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03. No public testimony or amendments will be accepted in this hearing on either bill.

4. Adjournment

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