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21st MEETING - Finance

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA 21st MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Benson, Vice-Chair of the Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at
8:05 A.M. on Thursday, April 23, 2009, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


Carlson, Lyndon, Chair
Benson, John, Vice Chair
Buesgens, Mark
Champion, Bobby Joe
Clark, Karen
Greiling, Mindy
Hackbarth, Tom
Hausman, Alice
Hilty, Bill
Howes, Larry
Huntley, Thomas
Juhnke, Al
Kahn, Phyllis
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Knuth, Kate
Murphy, Mary
Paymar, Michael
Pelowski, Gene
Rukavina, Tom
Seifert, Marty, Ex-Officio
Shimanski, Ron
Simon, Steve
Slawik, Nora
Smith, Steve
Solberg, Loren
Thissen, Paul
Wagenius, Jean
Winkler, Ryan

Members excused: Garofalo, Kohls, Lenczewski,
Members absent: Brod, Emmer, Peppin

A quorum was present.

Rep. Greiling moved approval of the minutes of Monday, April 20, 2009. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Rep. Huntley moved adoption of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division Report for House File 1362, First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Huntley moved that HF1362, First Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Rep. Huntley presented HF1362, First Committee Engrossment (Huntley) Health and Human Services Omnibus Finance Bill.

Rep. Huntley moved to amend HF1362, First Committee Engrossment. (See attached amendment HDA-076). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Jennie Ehrnst, Minnesota Department of Human Services responded to questions regarding HF1362, First Committee Engrossment, as amended.

Rep. Clark moved to amend Articles 2 through 4 and Article 6 (of HF2150, First Committee Engrossment, as amended (Clark) Housing) into HF1362, First Committee Engrossment, as amended.

Rep. Clark moved an amendment to amend Articles 2 through 4 and Article 6 of HF2150, First Committee Engrossment, as amended. (See attached amendment H2150A54). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Clark renewed the motion to amend Articles 2 through 4 and Article 6 (of HF2150, First Committee Engrossment, as amended (Clark) Housing) into HF1362, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, with amendment H2150A54, as amended. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.


Rep. Huntley renewed the motion that HF1362, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Carlson moved to reconsider House File 2175, the First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Carlson moved that HF2175, First Committee Engrossment, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

HF2175, First Committee Engrossment (Hortman) Metro transit diesel bus idling reduction technology and hybrid bus grant program established.

Rep. Carlson moved to amend HF2175, First Committee Engrossment. (See attached amendment H2175A1).

Kathy Novak explained amendment H2175A1 including a modification to the amendment, as follows:

Page 1, delete lines 2 and 3 and insert:

"Page 1, delete lines 18 to 24"
"Page 2, delete lines 1 and 2"
"Page 2, after line 3, insert:"

THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Carlson renewed the motion that HF2175, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following Finance Committee bills were referred by memo on April 21, 2009.

As of Tuesday, April 21, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Cultural & Outdoor Resources Finance Division.

HF Author Title
HF2343 Greg Davids Regional capital fund for arts organizations created, and money appropriated.
HF2344 Robin Brown School travel grants created for schools to attend cultural events.
HF2301 Al Juhnke Clear water activities relating to agriculture funding provided, and money appropriated.

As of Tuesday, April 21, 2009, the following bills are hereby referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division.

HF Author Title
HF1118 Paul Gardner Solid waste management tax revenue disposition modified.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:04 A.M.





Representative John Benson, Vice-Chair




Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF2175 (Hortman) Metro transit diesel bus idling reduction technology and hybrid bus grant program established. HF1362 (Huntley) Health and human services omnibus finance bill

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