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{{Quote|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.
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{{Quote|The Committee on Capital Investment has jurisdiction over legislation affecting debt obligations issued by the state and capital projects of the state, including the planning, acquiring and bettering of public lands and buildings and other state projects of a capital nature. Except as provided in Rule 1.15, a House or Senate bill that directly and specifically affects debt obligations or capital projects of the state must be referred to the Committee on Capital Investment before the bill receives its second reading.<ref>[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/412.htm ''Minnesota House of Representatives'', "Permanent Rules of the House 2013-2014," February 11, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014] Rule 4.12</ref>}}  
 
{{Quote|The Committee on Capital Investment has jurisdiction over legislation affecting debt obligations issued by the state and capital projects of the state, including the planning, acquiring and bettering of public lands and buildings and other state projects of a capital nature. Except as provided in Rule 1.15, a House or Senate bill that directly and specifically affects debt obligations or capital projects of the state must be referred to the Committee on Capital Investment before the bill receives its second reading.<ref>[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/412.htm ''Minnesota House of Representatives'', "Permanent Rules of the House 2013-2014," February 11, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014] Rule 4.12</ref>}}  
  

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The Capital Investment Committee is a standing committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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.[1][2]
The Committee on Capital Investment has jurisdiction over legislation affecting debt obligations issued by the state and capital projects of the state, including the planning, acquiring and bettering of public lands and buildings and other state projects of a capital nature. Except as provided in Rule 1.15, a House or Senate bill that directly and specifically affects debt obligations or capital projects of the state must be referred to the Committee on Capital Investment before the bill receives its second reading.[3][2]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Capital Investment Members, 2013
Democratic members (12)Republican members (9)
Alice Hausman, ChairMatt Dean
John Ward, Vice-chairTony Albright
Joe AtkinsGregory Davids
Lyndon CarlsonBob Dettmer
Karen ClarkDavid Fitzsimmons
Raymond DehnSteve Green
Ron ErhardtBob Gunther
Leon LillieChris Swedzinski
Tim MahoneyDean Urdahl
Jay McNamar
Carly Melin
Kim Norton

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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References