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Legacy Funding Finance Committee, Minnesota House of Representatives

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The Legacy Funding Finance Committee, previously known as the Legacy Committee, is a standing committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Per Rule 6.01 of the House Rules, standing committees of the Minnesota House of Representatives are appointed by the Speaker of the House.[1] Committees are appointed at the beginning of each biennial session. Up to 30 days prior to the session, the Speaker-designate is to submit a list of proposed standing committees and divisions to all minority caucuses. Up to 15 days before the session's start, the Minority Leader may submit proposed minority assignments to the Speaker-designate, who must comply in keeping with attaining proportionate representation. With the exception of the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, one may not serve as chair of a committee or another with a similar jurisdiction for longer than three consecutive two-year sessions.[2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Permanent Rules of the House 2013 - 2014

Function

The committee holds public hearings on bills to put each bill into its best form. During the bill's hearing, the committee can take testimony from the bill's sponsors, the general public and experts in the areas the bill affects.

The committee has several courses of action it can take:

  • amend the bill;
  • combine two or more bills under one file number;
  • recommend a bill to pass as introduced;
  • recommend it be passed as amended;
  • send it to another committee for consideration;
  • vote not to approve the bill; or
  • table it, which in essence delays action.[3][4]

Membership

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Legacy Funding Finance Members, 2015
Democratic members (5)Republican members (8)
Phyllis Kahn, DFL LeadDean Urdahl, Chair
Leon LillieJosh Heintzeman, Vice Chair
Mike FreibergSteve Green
Erin MurphyPaul Torkelson
Mary MurphyAnna Wills
Brian Daniels
Tim Miller
Jim Knoblach, ex officio

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

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