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47th MEETING - Finance

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA 47th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

FINANCE COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Carlson, Chair of the Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at
9:37 A.M. on Monday, April 19, 2010, 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
Brod, Laura
Champion, Bobby Joe
Clark, Karen
Emmer, Tom
Garofalo, Patrick
Greiling, Mindy
Hackbarth, Tom
Hausman, Alice
Hilty, Bill
Howes, Larry
Huntley, Thomas
Juhnke, Al
Kahn, Phyllis
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Knuth, Kate
Kohls, Paul
Lenczewski, Ann
Murphy, Mary
Pelowski, Gene
Peppin, Joyce
Rukavina, Tom
Shimanski, Ron
Simon, Steve
Smith, Steve
Solberg, Loren
Wagenius, Jean
Winkler, Ryan

Members excused: Paymar, Slawik, Thissen
A quorum was present.

Rep. Wagenius moved adoption of the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division Report for SF1323, Second Unofficial Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Wagenius moved that SF1323, Second Unofficial Engrossment be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register.

Rep. Gardner presented SF1323, Second Unofficial Engrossment (Gardner) Infectious Waste Control Act modified.

Rep. Wagenius moved to amend SF1323, Second Unofficial Engrossment. (See attached amendment S1323A9). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Wagenius renewed the motion that SF1323, Second Unofficial Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and placed on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice-Chair Benson moved approval of the minutes of Wednesday, April 14, 2010. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Rep. Hilty moved adoption of the Energy Policy and Finance Division Report for HF3033, First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Rukavina moved that HF3033, First Committee Engrossment be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Rukavina presented HF3033, First Committee Engrossment (Rukavina) Rebate program established for solar photovoltaic modules, and money appropriated.

Rep. Rukavina moved to amend HF3033, First Committee Engrossment. (See attached amendment H3033A4). THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Rukavina renewed the motion that HF3033, First Committee Engrossment, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice-Chair Benson moved adoption of the Housing and Health Policy and Finance Division Report for SF2996, First Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Vice-Chair Benson moved that SF2996, First Engrossment be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Urdahl presented SF2996, First Engrossment (Urdahl) School concession stands established as a specific category of food and beverage service establishments.

Vice-Chair Benson renewed the motion that SF2996, First Engrossment be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hilty moved adoption of the Energy Policy and Finance Division Report for HF3414, First Committee Engrossment. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty moved that HF3414, First Committee Engrossment be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Hilty presented HF3414, First Committee Engrossment (Hilty) Public Utilities Commission supplemental funding authorized, and money appropriated.

Rep. Hilty renewed the motion that HF3414, First Committee Engrossment be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Hilty moved adoption of the Energy Policy and Finance Division Report for HF3757. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE DIVISION REPORT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hilty moved that HF3757 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Rep. Hilty presented HF3757 (Hilty) Security transaction security exemptions modified, and money appropriated for the state grant program.

Tricia Grimes, Minnesota Office of Higher Education, responded to questions regarding HF3757.

Rep. Hilty renewed the motion that HF3757 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The following Finance Committee bills were referred by memo on April 15, 2010.

As of Thursday, April 15, 2010, the following bills are referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division.

HF House Author Title
SF2830 Chaudhary Natural resource definitions and legislative guide requirement repealed.

As of Thursday, April 15, 2010, the following bills are referred to the State Government Finance Division.

HF House Author Title
HF3748 Simon Chairs and ranking minority members of the Committee on Finance and Ways and Means authorized to request local impact notes.

As of Thursday, April 15, 2010 the following bills are referred to the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division:
SF3009 Erin Murphy Commissioner of health required to develop new categories for collecting granular data that accurately captures race, ethnicity, primary language, and socioeconomic
As of Thursday, April 15, 2010 the following bills are referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division:
HF3780 Kim Norton Minnesota State Colleges and Universities heating and cooling system conversion money reappropriated.
As of Thursday, April 15, 2010 the following bills are referred to the Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division:
HF3781 Karen Clark Nanotechnology report required from the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
As of Thursday, April 15, 2010 the following bills are referred to the State Government Finance Division:
HF3449 Phyllis Kahn State government programs or activities money appropriated or reduced, and provisions changed relating to expenses of governor-elect, income earned by the

The meeting was adjourned at 10:52 A.M.







Representative Lyndon Carlson, Chair




Lill Pohlkamp, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF3757 (Hilty) - Security transaction security exemptions modified, and money appropriated for the state grant program.
  • HF3414 (Hilty) - Public Utilities Commission supplemental funding authorized, and money appropriated.
  • HF3033 (Rukavina) - Spent nuclear fuel storage fee modified, rebate program established for solar photovoltaic modules, and money appropriated.
  • SF1323 (Gardner) - Safe sharps management provided.
  • HF3347 (Urdahl) - School concession stands established as a specific category of food and beverage service establishments.
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00:20 - Gavel and consideration of SF1323 (Gardner) Infectious Waste Control Act modified. 07:23 - HF3033 (Rukavina) Rebate program established for solar photovoltaic modules, and money appropriated. 31:40 - SF2996 (Urdahl) School concession stands established as a specific category of food and beverage service establishments. 33:59 - HF3414 (Hilty) Public Utilities Commission supplemental funding authorized, and money appropriated. 37:32 - HF3757 (Hilty) Security transaction security exemptions modified, and money appropriated for the state grant program. Runs 1 hour, 15 minutes.