(Dettmer) - Lawful gambling net profits for military marching, color guard, or honor guard units allowable per diem reimbursement increased.
(Dettmer) - Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery burial eligibility expanded to include deceased allied Hmong-American or Lao-American veterans of the American Secret War in Laos.
(Stensrud) - Legislative Coordinating Commission; provisions modified governing the election of officers and the provision of services, and records retention policy established.
HF2429 (Mazorol) Technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer program established.
An author's amendment for HF794 will be posted when available. Final action will not be taken on either bill.
(Davids) - Improvement bonds authorized with certain terms and conditions; definitions modified; and clarifying, technical, and other changes made relating to the issuance of municipal bonds.
HF2161 (Nornes) Otter Tail County; city of Vergas aggregate tax imposition authorized.
HF1113 (McFarlane) Ramsey County; mortgage registry and deed tax expiration authority removed.
HF1242 (Doepke) Hennepin County; authority extended to impose a mortgage registry and deed tax.
HF1876 (Mahoney) Saint Paul; annual maximum debt extended and increased.
HF2283 (McElfatrick) Local government aid payment to cities modified.
NOTE: HF 2169 bill was heard in committee March 1 and has been returned from floor for additional amendment.
Minnesota Management & Budget update presentations to the committee:
Update on SWIFT Accounting System
Update on New Budget System
Update on Labor Contract Negotiations
(Gunther) - Truman; storm water project grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Beard) - State agency notice to the legislature and requirements modified for statements of need and reasonableness.
(Fabian) - Small business upfront capital equipment tax exemption provided.
(Fabian) - Bovine tuberculosis property tax credit revived.
(Urdahl) - Motor vehicle sales tax exemption provided on a portion of the value of a motor vehicle purchased abroad during military service outside the United States.
(Banaian) - Greater Minnesota internship program established, tax credit allowed, and money appropriated.
(Bills) - Tax credit provided to employers who employ qualified veterans.
Department of Veterans Affairs bonding priorities presentation will be first on the agenda.
Committee discussion and testimony on potential $425,000 annual state fiscal costs of proposed State Veterans Cemetery in Fillmore County
MN Amateur Sports Commission bonding priorities presentation
There will be limited discussion to HF1975 which was laid over Feb. 23 for consideration of a possible amendment.
Secretary of State Demonstration of Poll Book laptop and scanner equipment will be first on the agenda.
(Benson) - Eligible contractor list required to be made available under a master contract program.
(Drazkowski) - State government outside contract restrictions removed, and disclosure required on where contract work takes place.