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Friday, March 21, 2014
12 Midnight or Immediately Following Session, Room 123, Capitol

Minutes

Present: Senator Sandra L. Pappas - Chair, Senator Chris A. Eaton - Vice Chair, Senator Bruce D. Anderson, Senator Kevin L. Dahle, Senator Dan D. Hall, Senator Jeff Hayden, Senator Karin Housley, Senator Alice M. Johnson, Senator Branden Petersen, Senator Bev Scalze, Senator Dave Thompson, Senator Patricia Torres Ray, Senator Melissa H. Wiklund

Absent: No Members Absent

Senator Sandra L. Pappas called the meeting to order at 1:51 pm

S.F. 2575: Senator Eken: Constitutional amendment to stop lawmakers from raising their own pay modification.



Senator Anderson moved that S.F. 2575, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Rules and Administration Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2287: Senator Eken: Compensation council authority for compensation of legislators elimination.



Senator Johnson moved that S.F. 2287, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2742: Senator Eken: Legislative salary council establishment.



Senator Dahle moved that S.F. 2742, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2272: Senator Sieben: Lower St. Croix Wild and Scenic River Act ordinances and variances review and certification process establishment.



Senator Scalze moved that S.F. 2272, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2319: Senator Hoffman: Confidential employee definition modification.



Senator Dahle moved that S.F. 2319, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2128: Senator Skoe: Online lottery ticket sale prohibition.



Senator Johnson moved that S.F. 2128, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2506: Senator Pappas: Public employment relations board establishment.



Senator Pappas moved that S.F. 2506, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 1676: Senator Latz: Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act.



Senator Hayden moved that S.F. 1676, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2490: Senator Tomassoni: Public employment joint powers agreement employee protections authorization.



Senator Dahle moved that S.F. 2490, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2454: Senator Marty: Natural resources provisions modification and obsolete laws elimination and regulatory efficiencies authorization.


S.F. 2154: Senator Reinert: Transportation department (DOT)technical provisions modifications.



Senator Dahle moved that S.F. 2154, as amended, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2463: Senator Eken: Becker county auditor-treasurer and recorder office combination and appointive process authorization.



Senator Johnson moved that S.F. 2463, be recommended to pass. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 1082: Senator Rest: Constitutional amendment for retention elections for judges; judicial retention elections establishment and statutory provisions modifications; judicial performance evaluation commission creation.



Senator Dahle moved that S.F. 1082, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Rules and Administration Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

S.F. 2276: Senator Schmit: Pollution control agency (PCA) classification of waters rule notices modifications; septic system tank fee submission deadline modification; small business air quality compliance assistance advisory group sunset elimination.



Not heard.

S.F. 2467: Senator Pappas: Administrative rulemaking process regulations and provisions modifications.



Senator Pappas moved that S.F. 2467, as amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Finance Committee. - MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:29 pm


 
                                                                      
Senator Sandra L. Pappas, Chair
                                                                      
Katie Gasper, Legislative Assistant