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The '''Elections Committee''' is a [[standing committee]] of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]].
 
The '''Elections Committee''' is a [[standing committee]] of the [[Minnesota House of Representatives]].
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==Function==
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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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The committee has several courses of action it can take:
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* amend the bill;
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* combine two or more bills under one file number;
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* recommend a bill to pass as introduced;
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* recommend it be passed as amended;
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* send it to another committee for consideration;
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* vote not to approve the bill; or
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* table it, which in essence delays action.<ref>[http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/Committees.pdf ''Minnesota House of Representatives'', "Committees," July 9, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014]</ref>}}
  
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/commemlist.asp House of Representatives Standing Committees]
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* [http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/comm/committee.asp?comm=88008 Elections Committee]
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==References==
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[[Category:Standing committees, Minnesota State House]]
 
[[Category:Standing committees, Minnesota State House]]

Revision as of 22:41, 29 January 2014

Minnesota House
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House Committees

Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
Agriculture FinanceAgriculture Policy
Capital InvestmentCivil Law and Data Practices
Commerce and Regulatory Reform
Education FinanceEducation Innovation Policy
Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance
EthicsGovernment Operations and Elections Policy
Greater Minn. Economic and Workforce Development Policy
Health and Human Services Finance
Health and Human Services Reform
Higher Education Policy and Finance
Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance
Legacy Funding Finance
Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Finance and Policy
Rules and Legislative Administration
State Government Finance
TaxesTransportation Policy and Finance
Ways and Means

Senate Committees

The Elections 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]

Membership

2013-2014

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

Elections Members, 2013
Democratic members (7)Republican members (5)
Steve Simon, ChairTim Sanders
Laurie Halverson, Vice-chairKurt Daudt
Connie BernardyBrian Johnson
Thomas HuntleyTim O'Driscoll
Carolyn LaineDean Urdahl
Carlos Mariani
Ryan Winkler

External links

References

  1. Minnesota House of Representatives, "Committees," July 9, 2013. Accessed January 29, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.