Completion of presentation on the 2012 Tax Expenditure Budget - Dr. Paul Wilson, Department of Revenue
No action will be taken on HF1216.
(Downey) - "Tax expenditure" and "tax relief" definitions provided and applied.
NOTE: BILL REMOVED HF 2169 (Beard) State agency rule review and reporting methods provided
(Drazkowski) - State government outside contract restrictions removed, and disclosure required on where contract work takes place.
(Leidiger) - Federal E-Verify program use by state appointing authorities required.
Commissioner Myron Frans, informational hearing on Department of Revenue activities
Department of Military Affairs Bonding Projects Presentation will be first on the agenda.
(LeMieur) - Camp Ripley education center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Abeler) - Legislature; fiscal notes and revenue estimates information provisions modified.
(Woodard) - Racing Commission, Gambling Control Board, and State Lottery operations allowed on an ongoing basis.
(Lanning) - Help America Vote Act funds determined and money appropriated.
Testimony will be taken from those who have concerns with HF1849.
Please contact Committee Administrator Bobby Patrick if you would like to testify.
(Davids) - Solicitor definition provided for nexus purposes relating to taxation.
(Drazkowski) - Contract terms continuance not allowed after expiration of a collective bargaining agreement.
(Kahn) - Consolidating counties and rationalizing other internal boundaries feasibility study required, and money appropriated.
NOTE: Pending action on the following bills in the Government Operations Committee the following bills will be heard:
HF2211 (Swedzinski) A bill relating to job creation; imposing a temporary moratorium on state agency rulemaking.
HF1954 (Downey) Counties and cities required to report additional budgetary information.
Bill Removed: HF2169 (Beard) State agency rule review and reporting methods provided.
(Davids) - Minneapolis; termination date provided for local taxes.
Testifiers for HF 2033:
Mark Haveman, Executive Director, Minnesota Taxpayers Association
Eliot Seide, Executive Director, AFSCME Council 5
Patty Tanji, President, Pay Equity Coalition of Minnesota
John Pollard, MMB Legislative and Communications Director
(Downey) - Equal Pay and Benefits Act proposed, and new method provided for determining public employee compensation.
Presentation on the Study of the Metropolitan Area Fiscal Disparities Program - Department of Revenue and TischlerBise (consultant who conducted the study)
Following the presentation we will take member questions and, if time remains, testimony from interested parties.