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Minnesota Legislature
2007-2008 Regular Session

31st MEETING - Part 1 - Finance

February 14, 2008

STATE OF MINNESOTA 31st MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION

FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Carlson, Chair of the Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 5:35 P.M. on Thursday, February 14, 2008, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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




Members excused: Clark, Finstad, Howes
A quorum was present.

Rep. Hilty moved approval of the minutes for Tuesday, September 11, 2007. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Rep. Hausman moved adoption of the Capital Investment Finance Division Report for HF2800, First Committee Engrossment. (See language at http://wdoc.house.leg.state.mn.us/leg/LS85/CEH2800.1.pdf). THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Lieder moved that HF2800, First Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Rep. Lieder presented HF2800 (Lieder) Transportation Finance Omnibus Bill.

Rep. Lieder moved to amend HF2800, First Committee Engrossment. (See attached amendment H2800A16)). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Anderson, B., moved to amend HF2800, First Committee Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H2800A13).

Matt Burress, House Research, responded to questions regarding the proposed amendment H2800A13.

THE MOTION FAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Rep. Lieder renewed the motion that HF2800, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

A division was requested on the motion. There were 21 AYES and 8 NAYS. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following Finance Committee Bills were referred by memo on January 22nd and February 12th:

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby recalled from the Division on Capital Investment after consultation with division chairs.

HF House Author Title
25 Anzelc Itasca County infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
28 Scalze Trunk Highway 36 Rice Street bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
109 Fritz Blooming Prairie street and sewer improvements provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
132 Mahoney Minnesota Biomedical Sciences Research Facilities Authority and funding program established, University of Minnesota authorized to apply for funds, bonds issued, reports required, and money appropriated.
143 Peterson, A. Minnesota River Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
164 Murphy, M. Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center arena funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
248 Solberg Canisteo Mine Outflow Project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
262 Greiling Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
335 Hosch Stearns County grant provided to purchase property for Kraemer Lake Park, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
344 Demmer Olmsted County municipal solid waste combustor expansion authorized, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
348 Haws St. Cloud State University National Hockey Center improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
371 Slocum Richfield; Capital improvements for athletic fields construction provided, bonds issued and money appropriated.
372 Slocum Richfield; Capital improvements for a new arterial street construction provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
378 Johnson St. Paul National Great River Park improvements provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
379 Hausman St. Paul Union Depot improvements provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
380 Hausman High-speed rail line between St. Paul and Chicago state's share provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
381 Hausman Central Corridor Transit Way between St. Paul and Minneapolis provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
386 Kalin St. Paul to Hinckley Rush Line Corridor provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
397 Murphy, M. Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center arena money appropriated.
407 Dean St. Croix River in Stillwater flood control levee project provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
418 Bigham Red Rock Corridor transitway funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
471 Morrow Lake Titlow watershed improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
502 Beard Scott County regional public safety training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
513 Lenczewski Bloomington; Old Cedar Avenue bridge removal and replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
581 Lenczewski I-494 corridor transit way feasibility study provided, and money appropriated.
592 Loeffler Diseased shade trees removal and replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
604 Laine Fridley; Springbrook Nature Center redevelopment funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
612 Pelowski Port development assistance funding provided, and money appropriated.
624 Norton Rochester; National Volleyball Center phase II expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
697 Welti Chester Woods Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
728 Moe Bemidji State University adjacent land purchase funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
757 Doty Upsala regional community center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
858 Sailer Big Bog State Recreation Area funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
859 Hausman St. Paul RiverCentre loan repayment forgiven; city of St. Paul funding provided to defease, pay, redeem, or refund city bonds; and money appropriated.
860 Hausman St. Paul RiverCentre loan repayment forgiven; city of St. Paul funding provided to defease, pay, redeem, or refund city bonds; and money appropriated.
861 Gunther St. James road improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
864 McNamara Hastings Veterans Home supportive housing funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
865 Urdahl Greenleaf Lake State Park land acquisition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
866 Urdahl Howard Lake ditch work grant provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
870 Fritz Medford wastewater treatment facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
875 Slocum Fort Snelling Upper Bluff emergency building stabilization funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
883 Marquart Red River basin digital elevation model funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
891 Nelson Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park campus asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
899 Gunther Fairmont sports complex funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
900 Gunther Ceylon softball field lighting funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
937 Brynaert Minnesota State University - Mankato, Trafton Hall phase 2 funding provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
959 Bunn I-94 corridor transportation and transit improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
961 Ruud Eden Prairie veterans memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
978 Hortman Independent School District No. 11, Anoka-Hennepin, authorized to purchase and restore native prairie and wetland adjacent to Riverview Elementary School; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
1026 Hortman Anoka County bicycle and pedestrian trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1028 Urdahl Darwin wastewater holding ponds design funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1039 Brown Albert Lea remedial waste systems construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1099 Peterson, A. Lewis and Clark Rural Water System grants appropriations converted from the bonds proceeds fund to the general fund.
1102 Hilty Fond du Lac Technical and Community College land acquisition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1120 Sailer Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, maximum effort capital loan provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
1124 Loeffler Lowry Avenue Bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1181 Kahn Noncommercial television grants money appropriated.
1207 McNamara Red Wing juvenile corrections facility vocational education building funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1216 Simon Southwest transitway corridor draft environmental impact statement and preliminary engineering funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1227 Morgan Burnsville Performing Arts Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1243 Bunn Big Marine Park Reserve improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1257 Urdahl Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1263 Abeler Anoka County forensic crime lab funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1268 Fritz Faribault; Paradise Center for the Arts funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1269 Davnie Minneapolis; Target Center city bonds principal repayment grant provided, state bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1308 Tingelstad Anoka County regional forensic crime laboratory funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1346 Koenen Bird Island; Victory Center construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1369 Garofalo Cannon River pedestrian bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1370 Murphy, M. Midway Township sewer reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1371 Murphy, M. North Shore Express Intercity Rail Initiative funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1375 Liebling Rochester; Mayo Civic Center Complex improvements design funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1481 Peterson, N. Bloomington; Hyland K70 ski jump funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1522 Lillie Gateway Trail tunnel funding provided, and money appropriated.
1523 Bigham Washington County Disabled Veteran's Rest Camp funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1528 Paymar St. Paul; Ordway Center for the Performing Arts renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1536 Hansen Mississippi River barrier construction provided to prevent aquatic invasive species from migrating up river, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1545 Olin Roseau flood hazard mitigation project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1563 Cornish Cooperative secondary facilities program eligibility expanded, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1646 Hamilton Worthington redevelopment grant requirements clarified.
1659 Bunn Bayport sewer system completion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1673 Sailer Gonvick regional emergency training administration center predesign funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1682 Koenen Upper Sioux Community water system improvements funding provided, and money appropriated.
1690 Clark Minneapolis; East Phillips Cultural and Community Center improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1742 Thao St. Paul; Asian Pacific Cultural Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1757 Juhnke Spicer; historic military airplane enclosure and visitor center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1764 Ruth Owatonna College and University Center purchase funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1768 Westrom Alexandria Technical College asset preservation and replacement provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1782 Haws Rice; commuter rail service extension technical analysis funding provided, and money appropriated.
1785 Koenen Railroad track rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1786 Hansen Carbon sequestration demonstration project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1833 Urdahl Greenleaf Lake state park land acquisition required by a specified date.
1874 Davnie Green building innovation grant program established, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1880 Swails Washington County; Big Marine Park Reserve land acquisition and development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1934 Olin Minnesota Public Radio grant provided to assist with conversion to a digital broadcast signal, and money appropriated.
1938 Lanning Multicounty regional chemical dependency treatment facility and correctional center in west central Minnesota predesign funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1944 Anderson, B. Clear Lake/Clearwater Sewer Treatment Facility expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1951 Knuth Energy-efficient design and construction grants provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1962 Ward Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area trail development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1964 Westrom West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris addition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1965 Hackbarth Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2061 Atkins Baseball fields with disabilities access funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2110 Lieder Greater Minnesota transit funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2211 Olin Badger indoor ice arena funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2212 Loeffler State Capitol building restoration and renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2222 Otremba Central Lakes Regional Sanitary District sewer system funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2236 Liebling Southeastern Minnesota Regional Public Safety Training Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2240 Rukavina Laurentian Energy Authority renewable biomass energy production funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2277 Pelowski Winona State University Memorial Hall improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2284 Demmer Mantorville; Stage Coach Trail and welcome center design grant provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2468 Hausman University of Minnesota; Delaware building renovation funding provided for use as a biomedical science research facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.


As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness.

HF House Author Title
25 Anzelc Itasca County infrastructure funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated
109 Fritz Blooming Prairie street and sewer improvements provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
132 Mahoney Minnesota Biomedical Sciences Research Facilities Authority and funding program established, University of Minnesota authorized to apply for funds, bonds issued, reports required, and money appropriated.
164 Murphy, M. Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center arena funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
262 Greiling Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Minnesota funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
348 Haws St. Cloud State University National Hockey Center improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
371 Slocum Richfield; Capital improvements for athletic fields construction provided, bonds issued and money appropriated.
372 Slocum Richfield; Capital improvements for a new arterial street construction provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
397 Murphy, M. Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center arena money appropriated.
728 Moe Bemidji State University adjacent land purchase funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
757 Doty Upsala regional community center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
859 Hausman St. Paul RiverCentre loan repayment forgiven; city of St. Paul funding provided to defease, pay, redeem, or refund city bonds; and money appropriated.
860 Hausman St. Paul RiverCentre loan repayment forgiven; city of St. Paul funding provided to defease, pay, redeem, or refund city bonds; and money appropriated.
891 Nelson Hennepin Technical College Brooklyn Park campus asset preservation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
899 Gunther Fairmont sports complex funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
937 Brynaert Minnesota State University - Mankato, Trafton Hall phase 2 funding provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
978 Hortman Independent School District No. 11, Anoka-Hennepin, authorized to purchase and restore native prairie and wetland adjacent to Riverview Elementary School; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
1028 Urdahl Darwin wastewater holding ponds design funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1102 Hilty Fond du Lac Technical and Community College land acquisition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1120 Sailer Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, maximum effort capital loan provided; bonds issued; and money appropriated.
1227 Morgan Burnsville Performing Arts Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1257 Urdahl Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1268 Fritz Faribault; Paradise Center for the Arts funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1269 Davnie Minneapolis; Target Center city bonds principal repayment grant provided, state bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1346 Koenen Bird Island; Victory Center construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1370 Murphy, M. Midway Township sewer reconstruction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1375 Liebling Rochester; Mayo Civic Center Complex improvements design funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1528 Paymar St. Paul; Ordway Center for the Performing Arts renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1563 Cornish Cooperative secondary facilities program eligibility expanded, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1646 Hamilton Worthington redevelopment grant requirements clarified.
1742 Thao St. Paul; Asian Pacific Cultural Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1757 Juhnke Spicer; historic military airplane enclosure and visitor center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1764 Ruth Owatonna College and University Center purchase funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1768 Westrom Alexandria Technical College asset preservation and replacement provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1964 Westrom West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris addition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2240 Rukavina Laurentian Energy Authority renewable biomass energy production funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2277 Pelowski Winona State University Memorial Hall improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2468 Hausman University of Minnesota; Delaware building renovation funding provided for use as a biomedical science research facility, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Energy Finance and Policy.

HF House Author Title
1951 Knuth Energy-efficient design and construction grants provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.

HF House Author Title
143 Peterson, A. Minnesota River Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
248 Solberg Canisteo Mine Outflow Project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
335 Hosch Stearns County grant provided to purchase property for Kraemer Lake Park, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
378 Johnson St. Paul National Great River Park improvements provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
407 Dean St. Croix River in Stillwater flood control levee project provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
471 Morrow Lake Titlow watershed improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
513 Lenczewski Bloomington; Old Cedar Avenue bridge removal and replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
592 Loeffler Diseased shade trees removal and replacement funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
604 Laine Fridley; Springbrook Nature Center redevelopment funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
697 Welti Chester Woods Trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
858 Sailer Big Bog State Recreation Area funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
865 Urdahl Greenleaf Lake State Park land acquisition funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
866 Urdahl Howard Lake ditch work grant provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
870 Fritz Medford wastewater treatment facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
875 Slocum Fort Snelling Upper Bluff emergency building stabilization funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
883 Marquart Red River basin digital elevation model funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1026 Hortman Anoka County bicycle and pedestrian trail funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1039 Brown Albert Lea remedial waste systems construction funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1099 Peterson, A. Lewis and Clark Rural Water System grants appropriations converted from the bonds proceeds fund to the general fund.
1243 Bunn Big Marine Park Reserve improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1369 Garofalo Cannon River pedestrian bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1522 Lillie Gateway Trail tunnel funding provided, and money appropriated.
1536 Hansen Mississippi River barrier construction provided to prevent aquatic invasive species from migrating up river, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1545 Olin Roseau flood hazard mitigation project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1659 Bunn Bayport sewer system completion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1682 Koenen Upper Sioux Community water system improvements funding provided, and money appropriated.
1690 Clark Minneapolis; East Phillips Cultural and Community Center improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1786 Hansen Carbon sequestration demonstration project funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1833 Urdahl Greenleaf Lake state park land acquisition required by a specified date.
1880 Swails Washington County; Big Marine Park Reserve land acquisition and development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1944 Anderson, B. Clear Lake/Clearwater Sewer Treatment Facility expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1962 Ward Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area trail development funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2222 Otremba Central Lakes Regional Sanitary District sewer system funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2284 Demmer Mantorville; Stage Coach Trail and welcome center design grant provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Health Care and Human Services Finance.

HF House Author Title
1938 Lanning Multicounty regional chemical dependency treatment facility and correctional center in west central Minnesota predesign funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Housing Policy and Finance and Public Health Finance.

NONE

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Minnesota Heritage Finance.

HF House Author Title
624 Norton Rochester; National Volleyball Center phase II expansion funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
900 Gunther Ceylon softball field lighting funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1181 Kahn Noncommercial television grants money appropriated.
1481 Peterson, N. Bloomington; Hyland K70 ski jump funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1934 Olin Minnesota Public Radio grant provided to assist with conversion to a digital broadcast signal, and money appropriated.
1965 Hackbarth Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2061 Atkins Baseball fields with disabilities access funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2211 Olin Badger indoor ice arena funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Public Safety Finance.

HF House Author Title
502 Beard Scott County regional public safety training facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1207 McNamara Red Wing juvenile corrections facility vocational education building funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1263 Abeler Anoka County forensic crime lab funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1308 Tingelstad Anoka County regional forensic crime laboratory funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1673 Sailer Gonvick regional emergency training administration center predesign funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2236 Liebling Southeastern Minnesota Regional Public Safety Training Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on State Government Finance.

HF House Author Title
961 Ruud Eden Prairie veterans memorial funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1523 Bigham Washington County Disabled Veteran's Rest Camp funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1874 Davnie Green building innovation grant program established, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2212 Loeffler State Capitol building restoration and renovation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Transportation Finance and Policy.

HF House Author Title
28 Scalze Trunk Highway 36 Rice Street bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
379 Hausman St. Paul Union Depot improvements provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
380 Hausman High-speed rail line between St. Paul and Chicago state's share provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
381 Hausman Central Corridor Transit Way between St. Paul and Minneapolis provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
386 Kalin St. Paul to Hinckley Rush Line Corridor provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
418 Bigham Red Rock Corridor transitway funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
581 Lenczewski I-494 corridor transit way feasibility study provided, and money appropriated.
612 Pelowski Port development assistance funding provided, and money appropriated.
861 Gunther St. James road improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
959 Bunn I-94 corridor transportation and transit improvements funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1124 Loeffler Lowry Avenue Bridge funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1216 Simon Southwest transitway corridor draft environmental impact statement and preliminary engineering funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1371 Murphy, M. North Shore Express Intercity Rail Initiative funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
1782 Haws Rice; commuter rail service extension technical analysis funding provided, and money appropriated.
1785 Koenen Railroad track rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
2110 Lieder Greater Minnesota transit funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

HF House Author Title
HF864 McNamara Hastings Veterans Home supportive housing funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2523 Heidgerken Sauk Centre veterans facility funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2480 Juhnke Kandiyohi County veterans facility funding established, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2456 Ward Brainerd; veterans nursing home design funding provided on the Brainerd Regional Treatment Center site, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
HF2791 Juhnke A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a veterans home in Kandiyohi County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

As of Tuesday, February 12, 2008, the following bills are hereby referred to the Division on Education Finance and Economic Competitiveness.

HF House Author Title
HF2555 Slawik A bill for an act relating to child care; increasing child care assistance provider reimbursement rates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.
HF2557 Bly A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for dairy facilities at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Station.
HF2558 Murphy, M. A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for library accessibility and improvement grants; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
HF2559 Brown A bill for an act relating to education; removing wind energy production tax from county apportionment deduction for school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 126C.21, subdivision 3.
HF2561 Slawik A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying grants to early childhood learning and child protection facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 119A.45
HF2572 Greiling A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for improvements to the Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval.
HF2575 Wollschlager A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a biosolids processing facility in the city of Red Wing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2576 Greiling A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for improvements to the Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval.
HF2577 Welti A bill for an act relating to education finance; correcting the Plainview-Elgin-Millville community education fund balance adjustment; amending Laws 2007, chapter 146, article 5, section 11, subdivision 1.
HF2578 Sertich A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Floodwood for business park development.
HF2583 Hamilton A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Prairie Ecology Center in Jackson County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2584 Peterson, A. A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Nassau for a fire station.
HF2593 Koenen A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Southwest Area Storm Sewer Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2595 Hosch A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Washburne Avenue improvements in the city of Paynesville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2596 Hosch A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Cold Spring downtown riverfront redevelopment project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2604 Olin A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Thief River Falls' multi-events complex Phase II, aquatic center.
HF2605 Olin A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Hallock Ice Arena.
HF2606 Olin A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Thief River Falls pedestrian and bicycle pathways system.
HF2609 Lieder A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new ice arena complex in the city of Crookston.
HF2612 Juhnke A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for science lab renovation at Ridgewater Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2614 Juhnke A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Ridgewater Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2616 Sertich A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Chisholm street improvements.
HF2629 Rukavina A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring use of certain funds for direct unemployed worker assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116J.401, by adding a subdivision.
HF2635 Olin A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Northland Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2637 Slawik A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying the effective date of child care absent day requirements; amending Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 64.
HF2643 Nelson A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Hennepin Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2644 Faust A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a senior center in the city of Mora; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2649 Brown A bill for an act relating to education; increasing pupil unit count for all-day, every day kindergarten pupils; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.
HF2650 Brown A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the Principals' Leadership Institute.
HF2651 Peterson, A. A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the AgLan Centr; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2656 Lanning A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements at Minnesota State University, Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2658 Hosch A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an account transfer for Independent School District No. 750, Rocori.
HF2659 Rukavina A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Virginia Mining Haul Road economic development project.
HF2668 Otremba A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a law enforcement center at Alexandria Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2673 Urdahl A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Dassel for an elevated water tank.
HF2676 Mullery A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for voluntary paid parental leave; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
HF2678 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the renovation of Mott Hall on the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf campus.
HF2679 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for city of Ellendale water system improvements.
HF2680 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for city of Medford wastewater and water system improvements.
HF2682 Lillie A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing certain levy authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.45.
HF2685 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for city of Blooming Prairie sewer improvements.
HF2689 Slawik A bill for an act relating to child care; appropriating money for the child care assistance basic sliding fee waiting list.
HF2692 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for expansion of the St. Cloud Civic Center.
HF2695 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for property acquisition for Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2699 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate and construct an addition to Sattgast Science Building at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2700 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for property demolition at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2701 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2705 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for science lab renovation at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2708 Hilstrom A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct the Northwest Hennepin Family Center in Brooklyn Center; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
HF2709 Demmer A bill for an act relating to education finance; restoring wind energy revenue payments to school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2007 Supplement, section 126C.21, subdivision 3.
HF2713 Moe A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Bemidji Regional Event Center.
HF2714 Winkler A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for improvements to the Perpich Center for Arts Education.
HF2724 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2727 Howes A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District No. 113, Walker-Akeley, to recertify its 2007 property tax levy for taxes payable in 2008.
HF2728 Dill A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; reappropriating a grant from the Knife River-Larsmont sanitary district to the Duluth/North Shore sanitary district; amending Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 20, article 1, section 12, subdivision 3.
HF2742 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Minnesota State Academes, Frenchette Hall.
HF2760 Mahoney A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for bioscience public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2761 Hausman A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a state museum of natural history.
HF2764 Poppe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Austin flood relief.
HF2765 Poppe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Austin Area Success Center.
HF2766 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for integrated science and engineering lab design at St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2767 Lieder A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Northland Community and Technical College, East Grand Forks campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2768 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Brown Hall science renovation at St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2769 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Allied Health Center design at the St. Cloud Technical College campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2770 Kahn A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the University Research Park project area in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2771 Lanning A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2772 Fritz A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for asset preservation at the Minnesota State Academies.
HF2773 Atkins A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Inver Hills Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2774 Haws A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at St. Cloud Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2775 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Rainy River Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2776 Norton A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new steam line from Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility to Rochester Community and Technical College Campus.
HF2778 Poppe A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Riverland Community College.
HF2779 Paulsen A bill for an act relating to workforce development; establishing a lifelong learning account program; allowing tax credits to employees and employers for contributions to lifelong learning accounts; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota statutes, chapters 175; 290.
HF2793 Murphy, M. A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center arena.
HF2796 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the renewable energy clean air project in Koochiching County; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2797 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Wheeler Point community sanitary sewer collection and treatment system; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2798 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the sanitary sewer, water, and storm sewer rehabilitation project in the city of Northome; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2799 Anzelc A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Baudette water towers; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
HF2807 Brown A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Alden Community Center.
HF2809 Brown A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and sewers and other public improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds; appropriating money to upgrade to the Rose Creek sewer systems.
HF2812 Seifert A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an account transfer for Independent School District No. 411, Balaton.
HF2835 Liebling A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to design and construct improvements to the Mayo Civic Center Complex in Rochester.
HF2839 Brynaert A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Mankato to predesign and design a performing arts theater and Southern Minnesota Women's Hockey Exposition Center.
HF2840 Cornish A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a community center in the city of Pemberton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
HF2842 Ruud A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Camp Eden Wood in Eden Prairie.
HF2846 Greiling A bill for an act relating to education; modifying eligibility standards for alternative facilities bonding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

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