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Property and Local Tax Division

THIRD MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - February 17, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

PROPERTY AND LOCAL TAX DIVISION COMMITTEE

MINUTES



Representative Ray Vandeveer, Chairman of the Property and Local Tax Division Committee, called the Third meeting to order at 10:27 AM on Thursday, February 17, 2005, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

VANDEVEER, Ray, Chairman
ABRAMS, Ron
BROD, Laura
LANNING, Morrie
LENCZEWSKI, Ann
LESCH, John
MARQUART, Paul
NELSON, Peter
RUKAVINA, Tom
SIEBEN, Katie
SIMPSON, Dean

Members excused:
KRINKIE, Phil

The Minnesota Taxpayers Association made a presentation on a 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study.

Presenting testimony on behalf of the Minnesota Taxpayers Association was:
- Lynn Reed, Executive Director

Dr. Paul Wilson, House Research, responded to a question on the split of taxable versus non taxable property.

House Research made a presentation on Market Value Credit.

Presenting testimony on behalf of House Research was:
- Steve Heinz

The Department of Revenue made a presentation on the governor’s proposed changes.

Testifying on behalf of the Department of Revenue was:
- Dan Salomone, Commissioner


Rep. Rukavina moved approval of the minutes: February 10, 2005. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:13 PM.

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REP. RAY VANDEVEER, CHAIR



Sheila Luehrs
Committee Legislative Assistant