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Minnesota Legislature
2007-2008 Regular Session

24th MEETING - Finance

May 03, 2007

STATE OF MINNESOTA 24th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Carlson, Chair of the Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:38 A.M. on Thursday, May 3, 2007, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Carlson, Chair
Sailer, Vice Chair
Anderson, B.
Clark
Cornish
Erhardt
Finstad
Garofalo
Greiling
Hackbarth
Hausman
Hilty
Howes
Huntley
Jaros
Juhnke
Kahn
Kohls
Lenczewski
Lieder
Mahoney
Mariani
Murphy, M.
Otremba
Paymar
Pelowski
Peppin
Poppe
Rukavina
Seifert
Sertich
Severson
Simon
Slawik
Solberg
Sviggum
Thissen
Wagenius
Walker
Westrom




A quorum was present.

Rep. Mahoney moved approval of the minutes of Wednesday, May 2, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Rep. Marquart presented HF2433 (See language at http://wdoc.house.leg.state.mn.us/leg/LS85/HF2433.0.pdf) (Marquart) Browns Valley flood relief funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Carlson moved that HF2433 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Peppin moved to amend HF2433. (See attached amendment H2433A2).

Chair Carlson recessed the meeting at 9:32 A.M.
Chair Carlson reconvened the meeting at 1:45 P. M.

Rep. Peppin withdrew Amendment H2433A2.

Rep. Peppin moved to amend HF2433. (See attached amendment H2433DE2).

THE MOTION FAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Juhnke moved to amend HF2433, as follows:

Page 1, line 10, delete "to mitigate damage to public" and insert "for relief from damage"
Page 1, line 11, delete "and private property" and delete “Grant money may be used to"
Page 1, delete line 12

Kathy Novak, House Research responded to questions regarding the proposed amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Westrom moved to amend HF2433, as amended, as follows:

Page 1, line 12, after the period, insert “This appropriation is available until June 30, 2009."

Bill Marx, Chief Fiscal Analyst, responded to questions regarding the proposed amendment.

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Peppin moved to amend HF2433, as amended. (See attached amendment H2433A2, incorporating the following amendment), as follows:

Page 1, line 8, delete “to be used to mitigate" and insert "for relief from"
Page 1, line 9, delete “to public and private property" and delete “Grant"
Page 1, delete line 10
Page 1, after the period in line 10, insert “This appropriation is available until June 30, 2009."

A division was requested on the motion. There were 13 Ayes and 23 Nays. THE MOTION FAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Chair Carlson renewed the motion that HF2433, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:25 P.M.


Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair


Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF1940 (Dill) Airport funding advisory task force and state airports fund established. HF2433 (Marquart) Browns Valley flood relief funding provided. HF1526 (Simon) and HF1547 (Simon) have been removed

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06:36 - Gavel. 06:58 - <A HREF=http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billnum.asp?billnumber=HF2433&session_number=0&ls_year=85&year=2007>HF2433</A> (Marquart) Browns Valley flood relief funding provided, and money appropriated. The committee went into recess. Runs 54 minutes.